Your Clear Choice for Catering in Aiken!

If you are planning a wedding, special event, or just a private affair, Catering by the Deft Chef Is your trusted source for culinary greatness. We are one of the few classically trained private chef services in Aiken that can handle it all. From a small intimate dinner for two to a party to accommodate hundreds, we have the expertise, skill, and experience to make sure that it goes off without a hitch. We can also cater to your individual style, from casual BBQ to sit-down plated meals. We cook with talent and heart, and it shows in our reviews and ratings!

Upscale and Scalable Wedding Catering 

When it comes to wedding cuisine, pretty much anything goes! We can cook a meal that will impress your guests with grace and Southern hospitality or create a whimsical theme to show off your personality. Our specialty is off-site catering that can follow you to any location in CSRA or wedding venue in the area. It is our skill, talent, and training that sets us apart in wedding catering!

Corporate Catering in Aiken is Our Specialty

It is becoming increasingly difficult to find – and most importantly retain – talent. The key is to provide those extra little perks that are so appreciated. Having regular corporate catered luncheons in Aiken is an excellent way to motivate your workers, increase their productivity, and say “I care” and “You are appreciated.” Whether it is an office of ten or a factory of hundreds, we offer scalable lunches to feed your crew!

An Aiken Private Chef Affair to Remember 

When most people think about catering, they think about weddings, special occasions, or major events. At Catering by the Deft Chef, we specialize in scalable meals that can be for a crowd or just for an intimate two. If you have not had time to sit and reconnect with your partner, now is the time to hire and let us do the heavy lifting. Put the kiddos to bed and carve out time for two while savoring flavors that will get your juices going!

Charcuterie Boards in Aiken to Remember

Charcuterie boards are not a new phenomenon, but they have come a long way. The key is to be creative and use the best of local flavors, jams, jellies, and chutneys in perfect combination. Our boards are anything but boring; we keep it interesting by always doing something different! No two boards are the same, so you can order every day of the week and always find an excellent surprise and something for everyone at your event.

Catering for Masters Week Held Right Here in Aiken 

One of the advantages that we have living in Aiken is that we are close to the Masters yet far enough away that we don’t have to worry about the hustle and bustle. We can sit back, relax, and get a front-row view while entertaining guests. At Catering by the Deft Chef, we specialize in catering your Masters event. What does that mean for you? You get the best local flavors with a splash of seasonal tastes, perfectly combined to suit everyone on your invite list. Whether you are looking for an outdoor party or an intimate indoor gathering, we have everything you need to make your Masters party a hole in one!

Special Diets, Restrictions, and Trends are Our Specialty

Dietary restrictions and allergies seem to be everywhere nowadays, and they are nothing to mess around with. We understand that just one cross-contamination can put your guests at risk. If you have special needs, like restricting certain foods or emphasizing healthy options, we can tailor your meal for everyone so that no one goes without. We work closely to devise a menu that is exactly as you want and need it, without sacrifice!

If you are having a wedding, special event, or celebration, let us do the heavy lifting. Our experience, classical training, and wide variety of culinary expertise can accommodate every guest on your invite list. Whether you are looking for casual or plated hospitality, we can do it all. We can also guarantee that our food will help leave a first and lasting impression on you and your get-together. Contact us to get started, and let’s create something spectacular today!

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