Events are happening again! We can gather with our friends, family, and loved ones; just in time for cookout season! If you or someone you know is taking advantage of the warm weather (minus the 100 degree days) and are looking to host an event but not cook, here are 5 Pittsburgh caters that can assist with all your stomach-filling needs. (Hint, hint, company owners, catered events are great for employee morale.)

Elegant Edge Catering Company

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Located in the heart of Squirrel Hill, Elegant Edge Catering Company is a full-service upscale catering company. Whether you’re looking for caters for corporate events, bar/bat mitzvahs, weddings, bridal showers, takeout, or really any event that brings people together, Elegant Edge Catering Company prides itself on being able to take care of all your needs with taste, elegance and professional service. They are also certified kosher by the Orthodox Rabbinical Board of Pittsburgh and have a Mediterranean food truck on CMU’s campus called Tahini.

Deena Dishes Creative Kosher

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For over 30 years, Deena Dishes Creative Kosher has been a premier caterer in Pittsburgh, serving small, intimate dinners for two guests up to large events for up to 800 guests. The company specializes in non-dairy desserts, vegan and/or gluten-free options, and home-made breads! Additionally, Deena Dishes Creative Kosher offers weekly online options for pick up or delivery through their Deena’s Dishes Shabbox online store.

7 Senses Catering & Event Services

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According to their website, in 2015, 7 Senses Catering & Event Services started as “a single moms dream that slowly became a reality. Their “goal is to make each and every one of [their] customers senses fall in love one event at a time.” The neighborhood catering service works with corporate events all the way to intimate dinners, creating your favorites with a hip new spin on traditional soul food & vegan cuisine. They make sure to use fresh ingredients “with a side of Soul,” and makes “real food for real people.”


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Since she was a young girl, fresh food, cooking, and the overall process of creating beautiful dishes and connections have been Amber Lehman’s passion. Now, she uses that passion at MyTaqué to serve up food for in-home, luxury, dining services and, small-batch catering for up to 50 people. Have a Girl’s Night, Guy’s Night, Date Night, or kid’s birthday party planned? Lehman also offers cooking lessons as a unique way to host an event.

Chef Alekka 

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Ever wish you had a personal chef? Well, on top of catering corporate events and dinner parties, Alekka Sweeney aka Chef Alekka offers doorstep delivery for three meals per week. You can choose a basic subscription or a premium package featuring custom meal options. Either way, you can stay out of the kitchen and focus on other things—like Netflix and chill-in the AC. 

This content was provided by a local, independent contributor to Made in PGH, a lifestyle blog.
Jordan Snowden

Jordan Snowden is a Pittsburgh transplant who loves all things literature and music-related. She runs @jord_reads_books, a thriving bookstagram (book Instagram) account where she shares her love for reading and connects with other bookworms. You can usually find her at a concert, nose-deep in a book, or hula hooping.

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