Charles & Charles catering is a passionate company with a professionally trained staff. Executive Chef, Charles Birney has worked for various large, elegant venues throughout the Hudson Valley. Chef Charles’ culinary and organizational skills continue to impress both employers and customers. He has been the chef behind award-winning entrees. Today, with extensive experience as well as knowledge gained at The Culinary Institute of America, he showcases his talents orchestrating both small, intimate affairs and massive events of all kinds.
Charles Gainey, Front-of-the-House Manager works side-by-side with Chef Charles Birney to ensure that your wedding, corporate or other event is flawless. He brings expertise in hospitality, planning and a broad knowledge of wines. Together, Charles & Charles will work closely with you to cater your affair at your home or the rented venue of your choice.
Your wedding day will be one of the most memorable days of your life. What better way to spend it than with the ones you love enjoying great food and service in a beautiful atmosphere. Charles & Charles works closely with each bride to ensure that her wedding day is a dream come true. From choosing the perfect location, to delectable food and exquisite service, we are right there to assist you in every way. Allow us to help you make memories that will last a lifetime. We have a preferred list of vendors, which we work closely with to make your special day everything you could ever dream of. Our experienced event planner can recommend everything from tent rental and lighting specialists to florists, DJs and photographers.
Birthday Parties & Backyard Barbecues
Summer in the Hudson Valley can be spent many ways such as a day with friends and family enjoying wonderful food and chilled beverages. Let us cater your event while you enjoy the ambiance and the company of your guests. Whether it be a cool summer night with a bonfire, a themed birthday party or a traditional backyard barbecue, Charles & Charles will ensure that your event is the one talked about for months to come. We also offer in-house tent rentals for those outdoor events.
From cocktail parties to introduce your new fall line, to holiday parties to show your employees how much you appreciate them, Charles & Charles will exceed your expectations. Let us make you feel like a guest at your own event and leave all the work to us. It's your turn to sit back, relax and enjoy the party.
Personal Chef Services
Sometimes there is just not enough time in the day to prepare a home-cooked meal for you and your family or guests or maybe you just want to be pampered every now and then. One of our remarkably trained chefs will come to your home, prepare your meal and take the task of cooking off your plate. We will customize menus to fit you and your dietary restrictions. We also offer full time chefs for clients that would like daily meals on a regular basis. We can accommodate any dietary restrictions and special requests.
Religious Events & Holidays
Whether it be a Bar/Bat Mitzvah, Passover Dinner, Christening or Communion, we will accommodate all your desires. Services are available year round, including all holidays. Due to high demand, be sure to book major holidays such as Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years and summer holidays in advance. We also offer drop-off service for all major holidays.