• I just wanted to say Thank You again for an amazing night on Saturday.  It’s partners like you that make our jobs easy.  I’ve received many kudos about the venue and people can’t stop talking about the flaming donuts! Thanks again for helping us celebrate our 25th Anniversary in true JPL style!

    JPL Creative
    25th Anniversary
  • JDK’s exceptional service, outstanding food and ease of switching venues effortlessly was the key to this successful reception!

    KMPG
    Company Reception
  • Everything last night was wonderful! The team was top-notch, the food was delicious, and the room looked gorgeous. The event was a huge success.

    Penn State College of Medicine
    Lobby Dedication Reception

What We Deliver

Handcrafted food with flavor

Food brings people together which is why we take your culinary experience very seriously.  At The JDK Group Catering & Events, our culinary team strives to deliver flavorful gourmet food with seasonal and locally-sourced ingredients.

Every dish is handcrafted by the skilled and highly-trained members of our culinary team who have a passion for food.  They live with a purpose to be resourceful in finding the right combination of refined ingredients that can withstand any off-premise catering event.

Our culinary team’s background consists of members from prestigious culinary institutions, event firms, and fine dining restaurants.  This is why we consult their expertise for menu composition, onsite culinary staff requirements, and quality control at every event.

It is our belief that the communities to which we cater, deserve the best.  As a result, we constantly focus to strengthen our culinary trade through training, new menu development, and creative food displays in order to consistently enhance our guest experience.

Our Belief

Creativity that enhances your event experience

Presentation is everything.  We can coordinate, cater, and design around any theme. Great tasting, flavorful food complemented with creative presentation is our 25-year winning combination to create any event worth celebrating.

We understand that food is just one of the fundamental elements to your event story, which is why our culinary team collaborates with you and your event specialist to develop a menu that is cohesive to the style of your event and budget.

Let our chefs inspire you with some of our favorite menu creations.

Discover Our Menus

  • Plated Dinners
  • Buffet Dinners
  • Action Stations
  • Appetizing Hors d’ oeuvres
  • Decadent Desserts
  • Bar & Beverage Services

 

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Our Focus

Exploration of food

We strive for memorable eating and drinking experiences. This is why our catering team offers much more than just the published menus we produced.  Because of our hospitality and restaurant credentials, we offer a variety of gourmet cuisine including ethnic flavors from around the world, vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free menu options.

Merge your food experience with a signature cocktail or beverage pairing to really enhance your event experience.

Award winning menu design is our expertise.  With a passion for food and drink, it is our creative culinary team’s pleasure to prepare a menu unique to you.

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