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Catering in Livonia, Michigan,
(734) 837-3668
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    Wanda Love

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  • A++ 🤗 From the first phone called to the last drop ate by my guest. I called John on a short notice for a wedding reception during the Covid-19 Pandemic and he responded with open arms and delivered on his word. Fine dining quality with service attendants at a unbelievable price. Food was amazing and the staff was perfect for my outdoor wedding. 100% recommend if you need a caterer for “any” event!!

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    Hi Wanda! Thank you so much for taking the time out to give us a review! It was an absolute joy :)) Nothing but the best for you guys Best, John

    Abby Grajek

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  • Chowhound gourmet delivered delicious food at a great value. I couldn't be more happy that we hired John to cater our wedding. I was hesitant to do a buffet, but it fit our venue the best. I normally associate buffet food to being overly salty, cold, and not very inventive. That was the opposite of what we had! Our food was very flavorful, hot, and inventive for all diets. The staff was very attentive to clearing plates and checking in with us as well. I could not recommend them enough, all our guests were complimenting on how great our food was!

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    Hi, Abby! Thank you so much! I am so fortunate to have an awesome team! And yes, the premise of Chowhound is top notch restaurant food in a catering environment... Nothing but the best for you and Eric! Best, John

    Msc Inconnue

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  • Update to our tasting from earlier in the year. John's team catered our daughter's wedding ton 12/21/2019, and we agree with ALL the guests, the food was AMAZING!!! The service was outstanding, and no detail went unnoticed. We could not be happier with our choice of Chowhound Gourmet, because they contributed to making this very special day even more unforgettable. If you are looking for a delicious and creative menu for any occasion, do and yourself a favor and try Chowhound Gourmet. You will not be disappointed!!!

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    Thank you so much for taking the time out to give us such an awesome review. I will be sure to share this with our team!! May the force be with you Best, John

    Veronica

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  • Our guests were absolutely blown away by the food Chef John did for our wedding. The staff was on top of everything and all we heard from our guests is how the food melted in your mouth!!! Beyond blessed and happy with everything!

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    It was absolutely our pleasure! And thank you for taking the time to write a review. Truly grateful And may the force be with you guys!! John

    suzanne

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  • Went for the tasting for my sons wedding and John was fabulous and his food was the most amazing! Definitely a "Chef" prepared meal vs. a "caterer" prepared meal!

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    Hi, there! SO thoughtful to give us an excellent review for a tasting. We had fun and we look forward to serving you and your family!! Very best, John

    Koco

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  • I honestly do not have enough words to express how amazing John and his team from Chowhound Gourmet are. From our first meeting with John, we saw his passion for food, and the food he presented at our wedding was INCREDIBLE. We seriously had people tell us they were "licking" their plates. John came up with a great menu for our cocktail hour, and dinner service. He was easy to work with throughout the entire process, and made our wedding so special. We would recommend him to ANYONE. He's not only a great caterer, he's a fantastic human being. Do yourself a favor and book him immediately--- you will be so happy you did!

    Jessie

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  • I am so Happy we chose ChowHound we had some people who showed up that didnt RSVP but the staff and John improvised.

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    Thank you so much for the review! We are grateful for you and T.J. and may the force be with you guys :))

    Rebecca

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  • Chowhound Gourmet is an excellent company and I would recommend them to anyone. My wedding reception was held at a park pavilion and I was concerned that it might come across too much like a graduation party type event rather than a wedding. Chowhound Gourmet helped give my event that extra bit of class. The food was delicious and unique and the onsite servers did an excellent job of presenting it in a really classy way even though we were using fancy looking disposable flatware and plates. I was really impressed with the onsite servers too. They arrived about two hours early to set up, so there was no worrying about them. I figured they would only be responsible for setting the food out and making sure that the food stayed well stocked but they also went around cleaning up the little cups and glasses the food came in as people finished them. I told everyone that the food was the wedding detail that was most important to me and Chowhound Gourmet did not disappoint!

    Molly

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  • My husband and I hired Chowhound Gourmet for our wedding this past weekend, and we are so glad we did! John Breeland, the chef/owner, was extremely kind and helpful leading up to the wedding. On the day of the wedding, we had a short turn-around time to get the dining area ready for the reception, and the Chowhound Gourmet staff got it done in no time! The food was absolutely delicious, and we never ran out of water at the tables. My husband and I received so many rave reviews from our guests about the food and the service! If you're in Southeast MI and need a catering service, look no further!

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    Hi, Molly ! Thank you so much for the amazing review! It was an absolute honor to serve your first dinner as husband and wife! Very best to you guys John

    Arianna

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  • John and his team at Chowhound Gourmet are an incredible crew of chefs, servers, and event staff. I recommend his services to anyone looking for brilliant food and professionalism at their wedding or other event. We were married on June 8th at the Belle Isle Boat House. Many things about our wedding made it a difficult event, but John honestly rocked it. First, my mom is a chef in the SF Bay Area with ridiculously high expectations -- John met every single one of her requests. I'm talking about minor things (i.e., creme instead of mousse, chopped dill instead of raw dill) that had I been in his shoes would've really put me over the edge. But he attended to these requests with ease, and was open to suggestions. We ended up having a second appetizer tasting to get everything just right, and John was gracious and warm. At the wedding, our parents and guests repeatedly said that the food at our wedding was the BEST WEDDING FOOD EVER. We had three stations - Middle Eastern, California Fresh... Read more

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    Wow! Your review made me so proud of my team. ! You guys were so cool to work with.... I am humbled by all of this Thank you much and may the force be with you Best, John & the Chowhounds!

    Kathy

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  • The wedding went off with out a hitch. The food was fabulous. We had a buffet with a prime rib carving station. Everything was delicious , “ My 91 year old mother-in-law” just raved to me. “Who knows better than the wise” I would highly recommend, “John Breeland” does what ever you want., If it’s not on his long list of food items he will work with you on whatever your wishes. Also his appetizers were the bomb. The only thing that I can think of that was a little bit off might have been the little wrapped hotdogs at the end of the night. Puff pastry tends to shrink-up I think and not hold up real well. We asked for that, it wasn’t on his list. I would not order that but there were no complaints so, there you go, thumbs up !! The price also included non-food items such as dinnerware,

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    Hi, there! thank you for the wonderful compliments! It was a joy to serve you & yours Very best, John

    Kattie Gullekson

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  • The food that John prep for my Fiance and I exceeded our expectations! We can not wait for our guests to enjoy their meal as we celebrate our marriage in March of 2019!

    Andrea Conquest

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  • Working with John to create our menu was very simple and he offered a wonderful tasting that allowed us to try everything on our menu! John came up with a wonderful menu for our snack as well! The pretzel bar was a huge hit!

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    Hi, Andrea! Thank you so much for the wonderful review! It was an honor! And thank you so much for giving us the liberty to create a menu for your first dinner as husband & wife! Very best, John

    Amy

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  • I would definitely recommend Chowhound Gourmet for any event that needs to be catered. They have a great menu to choose from. I really enjoyed the private tasting prior to our wedding. We knew the food was going to be delicious but we had so many compliments from our guests! The feedback and service was also outstanding!

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    Hi, Amy! Thank you so much for the wonderful review!!! We are humbled:) Nothing but the best for you & Jason John

    Rachel

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  • We hired JB Chowhound for our 200+ person wedding reception and it was one of the best decisions we made. John was so easy to work with, responsive, accommodating in every way including working within our budget. Pricing was so easy to understand compared to other caterers we looked at, and there were no hidden fees to surprise us at the end. The staff was wonderful and provided excellent service throughout. And most importantly, the food was incredible! We had so many compliments from our guests saying it was the best food they'd ever had at a wedding and that the staff was amazing. The entire process from initial contact, to tasting, to working out details, to the day off was just perfect. 10/10 would recommend!!
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