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Catering in Costa Mesa, CA,
(800) 717-1545

About Us

24 Carrots is a full-service catering and events company serving all of Southern California. They believe that the most important day of your life is theirs too, and their passion is for bringing people together to create remarkable experiences and unforgettable memories. As an award-winning industry leader, 24 Carrots creates extraordinary weddings by offering the finest quality foods and providing unsurpassed personalized service. Their friendly and creative team is genuinely interested in getting to know you as an individual, working with you to create the perfect custom menu for your event and helping to make your dream wedding a reality.


For the culinary team at 24 Carrots, it all begins with quality, hand-selected ingredients. Their food is cooked fresh and assembled by hand - never frozen. Their chefs are professionally trained and constantly striving to improve their craft. Their passion is evident from the first bite your guests take all the way through to their last. Unlike other caterers that keep food in holding boxes, which degrades quality, 24 Carrots cooks on-site to ensure your food is hot, fresh, and delicious. Their dedication to quality is unrivaled, and they take great pride in the efforts they make to exceed even the highest expectations.


As a highly sought-after caterer in Southern California, 24 Carrots is best known for their quality, innovative, diverse and delectable menu and bar service offerings for events of any type or size. But 24 Carrots is more than just a caterer. Their dedicated team of industry experts is there to help support you through the entire planning process from start to finish, guiding you through all of the many small details and logistics of planning a wedding so that you can focus on enjoying the experience. Whether you need assistance with finding a venue, designing your tablescape, selecting furniture and linens, space planning and diagramming your floorplans, or any other event details, your personal Event & Design Specialist is there to support you every step of the way and give you the peace of mind that all aspects of your event are covered.


24 Carrots is the preferred caterer at more than 50 venues throughout Southern California. Successful high-end venues use their services exclusively, as they consistently produce outstanding food with exceptional service to match. In addition, their team offers full venue concierge services and layout planning for all venues they service. 24 Carrots also manages and operates 7 of their own properties as well, as follows:

  • Rancho Las Lomas, Silverado Canyon
  • Franciscan Gardens, San Juan Capistrano
  • Ole Hanson Beach Club, San Clemente
  • Huntington Bay Club, Huntington Beach
  • The Colony House, Anaheim
  • The Yost Theater, Santa Ana
  • The 1912, Santa Ana


24 Carrots was founded in 2004 by Norm & Sherri Bennett. Norm is a classically trained chef who dreamed of bringing fine dining restaurant quality food to catering. 24 Carrots has since grown from a 2,000 square foot kitchen into a 40,000 square foot state of the art catering and event production facility, servicing clients throughout Southern California. As they have continued to grow, 24 Carrots has stayed true to their values as a family-owned business, treating every client and guest like family because, for them, it's all about the personal connections to the people and community they serve.

*Introducing Micro-Weddings*
24 Carrots is proud to present Micro-Weddings, which allow you to be surrounded by your closest loved ones for an intimate ceremony in a beautiful setting.

  • Available at select 24 Carrots venues
  • Available June 1 - October 31, 2020
  • Pricing starts at $2,500
  • New bookings only

Contact us for details.


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  • My husband and I had our wedding at Huntington Bay Club on October 9, 2020. It was the most MAGICAL day - thanks to 24 Carrots and the Huntington Bay Team. Leading up to our wedding day, the planning was quite simple! We toured the venue and locked in a contract. Shelby kept constant communication with us and accommodated all of our requests. Shelby met the girls first thing the morning of our event to make sure we were all settled and ready for the day. She checked in periodically and made sure her team had everything handled per the diagrams and orders we locked in prior. Not only was the set-up and decor 5 Star, but the food was 5 Star too! At cocktail hour, we offered tray passed Vegetable Crudites, Roquefort Cheese Puff Pastry's (YUM!), Teriyaki Chicken Skewers, and Ahi Tuna Tartare Tacos. We decided to offer a buffet dinner for ease of service and to create a casual experience for our guests! We selected the Luau Buffet which included: baby spinach salad with mandar... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

    What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

    $ 115.00

    What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

    $ 100.00

    What is the average catering price per person for stations?

    $ 140.00

    What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

    $ 60.00

    Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, China, Flatware, Glassware

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 30.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Open Bar, House Beer, House Wine, Champagne Toast

    What event services do you provide?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

    Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

    African, American, Asian, BBQ, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Halal, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

    What bar services do you provide?

    Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Chairs, Tables

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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