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Catering and Cakes in Darien, CT,
(203) 655-2077

About Us

Palmer’s Darien is a premier catering, bakery & event planning company based out of Darien, Connecticut. We specialize in custom weddings, which means that each of our weddings is tailored to suit the couple. A wedding from Palmer's will reflect your story, your taste, your style, and your needs. We do everything in-house, which means that we can ensure that every detail is perfect. You can book everything with us, or select our services a la carte. Send us a message and one of our event planners will help you get started planning the wedding of your dreams.

THE FOOD

Our team of 20 chefs, lead by Executive Chef Jason Bellaby, will create a custom menu designed around the flavors you love. We use only the finest ingredients and partner with many local farms and artisans to bring you flavors that reflect the seasons. You can expect vibrant flavors, inventive presentations and an experience your guests will be talking about for years to come.

Services Include;

  • Passed Hors d'oeuvres
  • Stations
  • Buffets
  • Plated Dinners
  • Wine Pairings
  • Bar Packages
  • Custom Menus
  • Rental Coordination
  • Professional Staffing

THE DESSERT

Our award-winning bakery is known for creating cakes and desserts that "taste as good as they look". Our team of 6 cake decorators and 5 pastry chefs work together to create a dessert experience that goes way beyond your basic cake cutting. The decadent flavors and detailed design of each cake and dessert are hand-crafted and partnered with beautiful displays and custom signage so that each presentation is unique. The dessert is the last thing your guests will taste, why not make it unforgettable?

Services Include;

  • Fondant Cakes
  • Buttercream Cakes
  • Cupcakes
  • Dessert Bars
  • Custom Signage & Displays
  • Complimentary Cake Tasting & Consultation

EVENT PLANNING

When it comes to executing the perfect wedding day, we believe the most important ingredient is preparation. Let one of our experienced event planners walk you thru the process and ensure that no detail is forgotten. We offer a variety of event planning services, depending on your needs. Many of our event planning services are complimentary when you book your catering with Palmer's Darien. These services include rental coordination, site walkthrus, floor plans, and staffing. Not sure what's right for you? Send us a message or give us a call today.

Services include;

  • Full-Service Planning
  • Day of Event Planning
  • Week of Event Planning
  • Wedding Day Timeline & Vendor Coordination
  • Event Design


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  • We had our wedding reception at the DCA Meadowlands, where we found Palmer's through the venue. I can't say enough how perfectly they made everything great and stress-free for us. Their service is so professional and the food was so delicious. First things first, I would like to give a special thanks to Shannon for her great help and patience while I was bombarding her with billions of questions. She was so hands-on and always so nice and helpful to us. Once we contacted Palmer's, Shannon invited us for a tasting. Before going for the tasting, we were also in contact with some other caterers as well, but once we met with Shannon and Megan, the owner, we've been certain about working with Palmer's. What we really like at most about Palmer's is that they do listen to you for what you request for. They first try to figure out what you expect, what you want or not, and they respond to what you exactly ask for. Our guests loved the food. I noticed some guests going for their second round in... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Cake

    What is the starting price for wedding cakes with buttercream frosting (per slice, without tax)?

    $ 5.00

    What is the starting price for fondant wedding cakes (per slice, without tax)?

    $ 7.00

    Which of the following are included in the cost of the cake?

    Top Tier of the Cake

    What is the starting price for cupcakes (per cupcake, without tax)?

    $ 3.00

    What services do your prices include?

    Consultation, Set Up, Tastings - Private

    What types of desserts do you provide?

    Cake Pops, Cakes, Cheese, Cookies, Cupcakes, Dessert Buffet, Fruit, Groom's Cake, Pastries

    What services do you provide?

    Consultations, Custom Design, Delivery, Setup, Tastings - Private

    What cake items do you provide?

    Cake Cutters, Cake Stands, Cake Toppers

    What special ingredients do you use?

    Fresh Fruit

    Are you licensed by the state health department?

    Yes

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

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

    $ 140.00

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

    $ 120.00

    What is the average catering price per person for stations?

    $ 130.00

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

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

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 25.00

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

    Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event services do you provide?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

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

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

    American, Asian, BBQ, French, Italian, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Spanish

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

    Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, 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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