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Catering in Washington,
(202) 733-3106

About Us

A caterer in Washington, D.C., Eat & Smile Catering is the capital’s first locally-sourced caterer that brings products from the surrounding area farms right to your wedding table. With an emphasis on sustainability, Eat & Smile Catering is supported by local farmers, bakers, cheesemakers, fishfolk and other producers to bring their clients a fresh meal that everyone can enjoy.

Services Offered
In addition to the endless culinary options, Eat & Smile Catering also offers several different services to help your big day run smoothly. Services include:

  • Cake cutting
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Setup
  • Cleanup delivery
  • Server(s)
  • Tastings
  • Bartender(s)
  • Signature drink

From African and Asian to French and German, Eat & Smile Catering offers a multitude of cultural cuisine to fit any culinary experience. The full-service caterer offers anything from a formal plated dinner to a more relaxed, seasonal buffet.


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  • Eat & Smile catered our 10/26/19 wedding at the Josephine Butler Parks Center. We booked Eat & Smile because of their commitment to local, seasonal food. Eat & Smile’s food totally delivered what we were looking for – we felt that Eat & Smile really “got” what we were looking for in terms of a menu after the questionnaire and initial menu consultation; Eat & Smile was also easy to work with in tinkering the menu. Eat & Smile did a fantastic job on the day of the wedding. We opted for family style food, and dinner service went off without a hitch. Most importantly, the food was incredibly delicious – it was seriously above and beyond what we thought wedding food could be. Along the wedding planning way, Oliver also had a ton of advice and helpful tidbits to make the day go smoothly. As someone else wrote in a review, Oliver was very honest with us along the way about what he thought would work or wouldn’t work in our space and with our timeline. We really appreciated O... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

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

    $ 80.00

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

    $ 82.00

    What is the average catering price per person for stations?

    $ 80.00

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

    $ 72.00

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

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings

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

    Bartender(s), Signature Drink

    What event services do you provide?

    Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

    Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

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

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Open Bar, Champagne Toast, Signature Drink, Outside Alcohol

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