Meet our Owner Chelsea! She entered the wedding industry in 2011 and she has always said “The production of a wedding gives me a feeling that cannot be found in any other field." Prior to owning East Beach Catering her background was wedding planning for destination and local clients. She believes all of her prior event experiance has made her well rounded in the catering world and shes cant wait to help you dream up your next event!
Entertaining is an art, and it's been my passion for many years!
19 years ago I started East Beach Catering to help people bring the WOW factor to their events through cuisine and design. Bringing your vision to life or creating one with you is my number one priority.
I'm so proud of the many success stories and the acclaim East Beach Catering has achieved over the years. Our clients continually recognize us as one of the best caterers in Coastal Virginia! I look forward to the opportunity to cater a special event for you!
Darren Delano Stallings, a native of Washington D.C. He has been in the culinary industry for over thirty years. Darren is a Navy veteran with over twenty years of military service. Darren is a graduate of Johnson and Wales University, he also has culinary certification from Saint Augustine College in Florida (a culinary college and Culinary Certification from Tidewater Community College.
Darren also attended the Wilton Cake decorating school in Chicago. While in the Navy Darren was stationed onboard the USS America (CV-66) an aircraft carrier, Darren headed the staff that served meals to Mrs. Nancy Reagan and her staff. After his tour Darren was had the honor of being assigned to the Joint Chiefs of Staff under General Colin Powell. While serving with General Powell, Darren had the honor to serve meals to President George H.W. Bush and President Bill Clinton. Darren then served in Hawaii for the Navy Commander in charge of the whole Pacific Navy. Again Darren had the honor to serve many government dignitaries. Darren also was assigned the Commander of Navy Region Mid Atlantic in Norfolk, Virginia. Darren cooked and serve many dinners for the Mayors of Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Suffolk, Hampton and Chesapeake. Darren has been featured in the Virginia Pilot for his work with the Virginia Beach city Public Schools. Darren also has worked with local hotel as a line chef and banquet chef.
Suzie believes positive health occurs every time the table is set and folks gather to share in a nutritious and tasty meal. She brings her experience and passion as community health Registered Nurse to our kitchen. Becoming a Chef was a natural transition and she is a graduate from the Culinary Institute of Virginia with a degree in Culinary Nutrition. Her attention to detail, quality and safety is important to her as a Certified Dietary Manager/Certified Food Protection Professional. Suzie enjoys blending her compassion and understanding of client needs with delivering memorable exquisite meals at East Beach Catering in gorgeous venues on the most beautiful table settings!
Outside of her Chef coat, you’ll find her on a boat in the Atlantic Ocean! Either as a docent with the Virginia Aquarium or on her sailboat she believes self-care is important and next to catering, Mother Ocean is the next best thing!
East Beach Catering has been in business for 19 years! Founded in Norfolk, VA by Cathy Carter McCallum, East Beach Catering has earned acclaim as one of the most esteemed catering companies in the region. We’ve proudly catered the full gamut of events – from galas, weddings, and corporate functions, to back yard family gatherings and every kind of social occasion in between!
Our success is predicated on crafting custom menus that suit the budget, style, and cuisine requests for our clients, plus award-winning food displays and exceptional service. These remarkable standards have earned us a long list of return clients.
As a full-service caterer we help our customers pull all the other essential elements of their event together. We can price and choose the linens and table settings for your affair, and can consult on such elements as décor, tenting, venues, photographers, entertainment or any other vendor you may be in search of.
To learn more about how East Beach Catering can serve you we encourage you to schedule an appointment at our location, or we can meet you at your venue or home. Once we get to know you more and have gathered all the important details of your event we can quickly create a proposal for you.
We’re excited to make your special occasion one you and your guests will never forget!
Glimpse the caliber of our work and array of menus we can create by visiting our photo gallery showcasing a small sampling of our events.
At East Beach Catering we pride ourselves on getting to know our clients so we can deliver exactly what you desire. Contact us to schedule a consultation or tasting with one of our team members.
1512 East Bayview Blvd, Norfolk, VA 23503, US
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