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Wedding and Event Catering
Rocco was responsive and easy to work with. Food was outstanding and generous, tasty and beautiful. The Beef Wellington was delicious and a huge favorite, but a little hard to cut and serve in attractive ways. Beet salad was delicious, lasagne very tasty and cheesecake with fruit compote really delicious. One of my colleagues who attended immediately planned to have Rocco cater his holiday family party and we would definitely love to have his professional services again!Dec 12, 2017VerifiedChef Rocco Cartia's reply
Hello Serena, I'm very happy that everyone loved the food and surely there was plenty of food for everyone. Beef Wellington does require experience and knife skills for the best presentation. All the best.
Wedding and Event Catering
Chef Rocco catered a Bridal Shower I hosted. It was a great treat to work with Chef Rocco - he was responsive, on time and made a beautiful lunch for our party. Definitely would recommend Rocco to others. Thanks!Oct 9, 2017
Chef Rocco was so accommodating - my dates kept changing and he was able to work both within my schedule and budget. We ended up doing drop-off catering and he was precisely on time with warm Italian food! Very personable too. Both the presentation and taste were scrumptious, he's obviously an experienced chef and was able to work within my preferences. As a bonus, we got WAY more food than for 12-15 people (so we had dinner for the next night as well and leftovers for everyone!). Highly recommend.Oct 4, 2016VerifiedChef Rocco Cartia's reply
Thanks for the review Emmaline.
Rocco was great to work with! There were some dietary restrictions in our party, and he was able to cater to the with no problem. The food was absolutely delicious, and we can't wait to have him back soon.Feb 3, 2016VerifiedChef Rocco Cartia's reply
Thanks, i did my best as usual..
Event Catering (Drop-off)
Chef Rocco did a fantastic job catering our party. The food and service was fabulous. We will use Chef Rocco again for our next party!Jun 5, 2016VerifiedChef Rocco Cartia's reply
Thanks Maria, it has been great to meet your family and friends.
- What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?Pricing depends on number of people, special food requests and number of hours to make the event happen.
- What is your typical process for working with a new customer?I always look forward to introduce new foodies in my passionate followers list, I usually like to talk to people and understand what's their likes/dislikes, budget for the event, preferences and allergies to make sure I can definitely customize things and make everyone happier.
- What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?Constantly updating my knowledge, techniques and skills. Reading a lot and keep in touch with other great professionals around the World. Obtained a professional Diploma almost 20 years ago and never stop cooking since.