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Distinctive Cuisine

With an emphasis on locally grown and organic foods, Laurel’s sources each ingredient with the goal of bringing out the freshest, most flavorful, and well balanced dishes. Farmers markets, third generation butchers and expert purveyors that have proven themselves over the years all contribute in delivering the ingredients needed to create inspiring and creative dishes. Laurel’s continues to add to the repertoire of popular items that have become hits with clients. Experimenting with recipes and tweaking ingredients to go beyond tasty and approach memorable. The goal is to get the best out of each item served. Creative comfort food might best describe the theme of our distinctive cuisine.

Personalized Service

When you call Laurel’s Catering you’ll most likely talk to the co-owner and namesake herself: Laurel Timms McNally. This hands-on approach can make a big difference in your catering experience. Everything from menu planning, organizing your budget, figuring the staffing needs, or flow of your tables-cape, all the puzzle pieces are put together by Laurel and executed by our veteran team. Laurel has developed many relationships through this process. Repeat clients have become friends, as Bar Mitzvahs and Birthday Parties for the kids become Graduations, Weddings, and Anniversaries in later years. Out clients keep coming back. Once you get to us at Laurel’s, you’ll have a resource who is not only knowledgeable but one that cares enough to make your event the one that you envisioned. Since every gathering has it’s own unique personality, when we have a better idea of who you are, we know how to better express that in your event. Truly personalized service.


Building a solid reputation in a competitive market like the Bay Area and Wine Country takes years to develop. Adjusting to the variety of demands has helped expand the experience and talent of chefs, service workers, bartenders and everyone needed to make a job run smoothly. With practice and repetition, comes proficiency and expertise. After nine years, Laurel and Matt expect a lot from their respective teams to satisfy their clients. Every job is unique and every challenge different, the demands may change but the goals remain the same and Laurel’s Catering knows the standards to be met.

Laurel’s five-star Yelp* and Google* reviews and testimonials page reflect the kind of reliable reputation you look for when partnering with a catering company. The next job is the most important one and the reputation depends on performance, each and every time out.