We offer the following links to general interest sites, manufacturers and suppliers in the hope they will assist in your project planning and completion.
Industrial Fabrics Association International - Tent Rental Division
The Tent Rental Division (TRD) represents the interests and concerns of its 281 members in the commercial tent marketplace and serves as an informational resource for its members through its website, e-newsletters, workshops, training sessions, Tent Expo/Conference and industry partnerships.
Mid Atlantic Tent Renters Association
MATRA was started back in 1987 as a result of a few rental companies and area vendors that desired to build a stronger relationship in the tenting industry while helping to educate rental owners about safety and new products. Since then, MATRA has continued to present area trade shows and educational conferences where the knowledge of tenting is in the forefront. Mid-Atlantic Tent Renters Association Inc. is dedicated to promoting the tent rental industry in the Mid-Atlantic Region and beyond. Our mission is to assist our rental company members in education, safety, and product knowledge. Our vendor members include worldwide tent manufacturers and suppliers to the rental industry.
East Haddam, CT
A Jubilee Event
A Thyme to Cook
860-887-5932 . A Thyme to Cook is a 17-time finalist and 3-time recipient of Catered Arts Though Innovative Excellence (CATIE) Awards and has been named Connecticut Caterer of the Year. 2014 celebrates 30 years of creating memorable experiences in Southern New England. Company founder, Linda Sample, utilizes her background in nursing and international travel to inspire ATTC’s core values. Linda serves on the Board of Directors of the International Caterers Association and is a national leader and educator in the catering industry. This relationship with caterers around the world helps to shape our direction and development. We want to hear what YOU have to say. We offer you our years of event expertise in order to create celebrations that will surprise and astound!
Chestnut Fine Foods & Confections
New Haven, CT
203-782-6767 . Chestnut Fine Foods has been catering for more than 28 years to Foodies of all tastes and pocketbooks. With daily prepared gourmet foods, artisanal breads, desserts, a fabulous cheese assortment and an intimate cafe. We look forward to each opportunity to create something new and share this with you. Over the years we have catered many diverse occasions, whether at a lakeside resort, a mansion in the park, a schooner race to the Bahamas, a loft in Manhattan, a corporate takeover or a family get-together, they have all been special to us. We love what we do and look forward to helping you plan your most memorable affair.
Corrine Crocker-Luby, [email protected]
203-245-0184 . As one New England's premier catering and special events companies Culinary Concerts is known for its ability to provide services in a multitude of venues. Whether your setting is a Manhattan showroom, a private home on Block Island, the campus at Amherst College, a farm in South Salem, or a beachfront estate in Kennebunk, Maine our event planners will design a memorable celebration that is right for you. Our menus are filled with passion and enthusiasm, and the food is prepared with skill and imagination. We use only the finest quality ingredients we can obtain. Our staff members are the best people in the business and the resources and creativity of the company are endless.
David Alan Catering
David Alan Catering is a full service off premise, corporate and personal, Connecticut catering company with an emphasis on all natural, locally grown foods, superior customer service and design like none else. When you work with David Alan Catering you can be sure that every detail no matter size, will be accomplished with the care and direction that reflects our commitment to you! Amongst us we have 25 years of custom event experience- from over the top chic weddings to elegant and sophisticated cocktail parties! We love fine food, flawless events and are committed to 100% customer satisfaction!
860-585-8625 . Who’s Emily Everyone wants to know! We inherited the name when we bought the business in 2003. Emily’s Catering Group has built a reputation for great food, phenomenal service and unrivaled attention to detail. We’re Connecticut caterers who work in CT, NY, MA and RI. We make weddings and events extraordinary, with creative menus, gorgeous venues and meticulous event planning. That’s Emily’s Catering Group … where indulgence is served!
Gourmet Galley Catering
North Stonington, CT
(860) 415-9589 . We’re green. We’re not perfect but we try and we are committed to recycling—not just bottles and cans. Composting—we turn our eggsshells, fruit peels and vegetable scraps into more vitamin-enriched soil to use in our herb gardens for the spring. We’re committed. We support a variety of not-for-profit organizations in our community: Women’s Center, Hispanic Alliance, New London Main Street, New London Rotary, Garde Arts Center. We’re experienced. Twenty years worth of custom events—country picnics to drop-dead chic weddings, business openings to family reunions and sophisticated cocktail parties for 300—where we will provide all the trimmings from napkins to twinkling lights and we don’t go home until the perfect party is complete.
Middletown, CT, 860-346-5656
Meriden, CT, 203-634-4000 . Illiano’s: “It’s in the sauce!“
Pavilion on Crystal Lake
. Discover the All New Pavilion on Crystal Lake Come experience the newly renovated waterfront venue! The Pavilion on Crystal Lake is the perfect choice for the bride who wants to relax in a friendly, comfortable and fun environment. Featuring a beautiful outdoor ceremony site, spacious deck, and picture windows overlooking Crystal Lake. Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Kosher Available, Liability Insurance, Liquor License, On the Water, Onsite Catering, Onsite Parking, Onsite Wedding Consultant, Outdoor Ceremony Area, Outdoor Reception Area, Tented Area, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
860-767-2031 . Seaflour Foods in Centerbrook has a new owner and chef, Susan Hainsworth. She comes armed with years of experience in catering gourmet-seasoned traditions. When asked to comment on Seaflour Foods, she claims "we'll keep what works and add new twists". Seaflour Foods is growing and growing with even more services added everyday to become the most complete (always fresh) gourmet catering, deli and bakery service in Connecticut.
Spice Catering Group
Our food reflects our passion. Events large and small display this through our preparation and attention to detail in every aspect. Food only makes part of an event, however, and Spice Catering’s commitment to excellence comes through in every facet of our business. You’ll find that devotion in event planning, design, custom table scapes, and our staff of chefs, bartenders, and servers. Work with us and always expect professionalism, regardless of the size or nature of the event. Spice Catering assists you with your event from beginning to end. We’ll help with planning, food preparation, and custom table design for several types of events. When a wedding, private party, or social event comes up, contact Spice Catering. We’ll work with you every step of the way. Born in Connecticut, owner Dan Biagioni along with his executive chef has a combined experience of 40 years in the catering, restaurant and food preparation industry. A graduate of Quinnipiac University, Dan has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and previously worked at Jordan Catering & Event Planning, in Cheshire.
Terri Krisavage Floral Design
Rocky Hill, CT
Terri Krisavage, [email protected]
The Barns at Wesleyan Hills
. Enjoy panoramic views of our gorgeous willow trees, to dancing the night away in our authentic 150 year old dairy barn! You get the use of The Big Barn, Little Barn Wedding Suite & Tented Patio, all equipped with heat and air conditioning! We provide a 6 hour reception with no ceremony fees. Amenities: Indoor Ceremony Area, Kosher Available, Liability Insurance, Liquor License, On the Water, Onsite Catering, Onsite Parking, Onsite Wedding Consultant, Outdoor Ceremony Area, Outdoor Reception Area, Site Fee, Tented Area, Wheelchair Accessible
The River House at Goodspeed Station
Jim Bucko, [email protected]
Wishing Tree Guestbooks
860.575.9797 Susan Dumas, [email protected]
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