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Ever since Chef Rod and Chef Jeromie opened the doors to The Painted Table some sixteen years ago, The Painted Table has received recognition as the exciting catering trendsetters in the greater Fresno area. We were even honored on the worldwide stage with the 2017 CATIE Award from the International Caterers Association and accepted into the prestigious Leading Caterers of America as the ONLY Central Valley, California business.
We’re excited to announce our newest achievements! In our quest to provide our locals with deliciously memorable culinary experiences, we recently won two coveted awards for our best catering in the Central Valley!
• The Fresno Chapter of the California Restaurant Association presented The Painted Table with the 2023 Best of the Valley Award in the Banquet/Catering Services category
• The Fresno Bee awarded The Painted Table with the Silver Award in the Best Catering Category in their 2023 Best of Central California Awards
We are so tickled to receive these awards as confirmation of our commitment to delivering superior service and cuisine to our Central Valley friends and neighbors! We couldn’t have done it without the support of our rock star team of catering professionals and our kind and loyal local patrons. We thank you all!
Find out what the buzz is all about. Check out our sumptuously eclectic catering menus and our stunning gallery of visual presentations. Then contact our event specialists to create this world-renown total event design for you.
As your full-service caterer, we also offer our exclusive Painted Table Event Center to set the stage for your star-studded celebration. Or choose to host your dream wedding or elegant shindig at one of our gorgeous preferred venues: gardens, museums, wineries, vineyards, ranches, and more await you and your guests.
Experience our award-winning catering for yourself by calling our event producers at (559) 443-7199. We can’t wait to bring our full-service catering magic to you!
Discover the magic of planning ahead for the holiday season with The Painted Table! Join Food & Beverage Director, Zack Paulson and Executive Chef, Matt Moore as they prepare a delicious finale to summer with a seasonal fig pizzetta and gin lemonade cocktail. Watch the video to get inspired and let us bring the festive spirit to your upcoming events!
Experience the essence of summer with The Painted Table's Food & Beverage Director, Zack Paulson, and the fabulous host Emily Erwin on Central Valley Today! In this delightful video, we welcome you to our kitchen as we craft a mouthwatering, light, and refreshing pasta dish, paired perfectly with a revitalizing Aperol Spritz. Embrace the sizzling Central Valley heat with these delectable creations that will keep you cool and satisfied all season long. Don't miss out on these easy and invigorating recipes that are sure to elevate your summer gatherings to a whole new level of culinary bliss!
Join us as we celebrate the bountiful offerings of the Central Valley, where the land meets our passion for exquisite cuisine. Experience the magic of Caterings By The Painted Table and taste the difference that local, sustainable, and seasonal ingredients can make. Don't miss out on this captivating exploration of culinary delights with The Painted Table's Food & Beverage Director, Zack Paulson, and Executive Chef, Matt Moore!
Step into a world of culinary delights and refreshing libations with Zack Paulson, the Director of Food & Beverage at The Painted Table. In this captivating video featured on our blog, Zack shares his expertise and passion for creating memorable experiences through food and drink. As we gear up for the hot summer days ahead, Zack unveils a range of seasonal menu items and innovative cocktail creations that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Join us on this culinary journey as Zack discusses the diverse types of events and parties The Painted Table caters to, from poolside gatherings to intimate private dinners. Get ready to be inspired as Zack demonstrates the art of making a Papaya Strawberry Infused Margarita and crafting mouthwatering Spot Prawn Tacos with Fresh Tortillas. Embark on this gastronomic adventure with us and discover the possibilities that await when exceptional cuisine meets extraordinary moments. Curious about your own special summertime event? Call us to discuss the possibilities at (559) 443-7199.
In this Central Valley Today segment, The Painted Table's Event Production Manager, Vanessa Youngblood, shares her extensive experience in event planning and design, discussing how The Painted Table provides full-service catering, wedding planning and coordination, and total event design. Vanessa showcases The Painted Table's versatility and creativity in event planning and design, highlighting three unique weddings that were tailored to each couple's vision. With a range of services including day-of coordination, specialty rentals, a diverse range of venues, bar service, decor, and florals, The Painted Table's goal is to turn every bride's dream wedding into a reality. Watch the video to see how Vanessa and The Painted Table bring their client's visions to life.
Looking for some delicious and creative ideas to elevate your spring-to-summer entertaining? Look no further than The Painted Table on Central Valley Today! In a recent episode, Zack Paulson, Food & Beverage Director, showed us how to make his perfect Strawberry Shortcake cocktail, a refreshing and fruity twist on the classic dessert. Meanwhile, Executive Chef Matt shared his recipe for Elote Corn Hushpuppies with zesty lime aioli, cojita cheese, chili spice, and cilantro, a perfect appetizer to impress your guests. These are just a couple of the many trends, recipes, and tips you can find from The Painted Table to make your celebrations fabulous and unforgettable!
You won't want to miss the latest episode of Central Valley Talk's The Wedding Show, featuring the lead floral designer of The Painted Table, Nita Sanchez. In this segment, Nita shares her incredible talent and passion for floral design, which she discovered at the young age of 12. Despite initial reluctance, Nita's sister's encouragement led her to discover her love for creating stunning floral arrangements that blend fragrances and colors in the most beautiful ways. With her eye for detail and expertise in using various types of greenery and filler, Nita's arrangements are breathtakingly beautiful.
The wedding industry is constantly evolving, and staying up-to-date with the latest trends and styles can be overwhelming for couples planning their big day. That's where event producers like Jorge Soto of The Painted Table come in. In this video interview on Central Valley Talk's The Wedding Show, Jorge shares his expertise on current wedding style trends and the benefits of working with an event producer. He also discusses how The Painted Table is a one-stop shop for all events, offering catering, event planning, floral design, and more. Whether you're planning a wedding or any other special occasion, this video provides valuable insights from a seasoned event professional.
Check out our latest video featuring Chef Zack Paulson, Food and Beverage Director at The Painted Table, on Central Valley Talk's The Wedding Show. In this episode, Chef Zack shares his expertise on wedding trends and how to create a story with food by selecting ingredients at their peak seasonality. Watch the video to learn more and get inspired for your own special day!
Watch a great interview and learn more about the behind-the-scenes history of The Painted Table and our team. We're proud to share the newest innovations, plan for expansion, and introduce our newest team member, Zack Paulson, Food & Beverage Director.
We're excited to announce that we will be hosting the Clovis Chamber of Commerce mixer on January 18th from 5PM to 7PM at The Painted Table Event Center. These mixers are a fantastic opportunity for business leaders in our community to connect with one another in a relaxed and enjoyable setting.
If you're looking to meet other professionals and expand your business network, this is the perfect event for you. The Painted Table's Event Center is a beautiful and spacious venue that is perfect for networking and socializing. Plus, with delicious food and drinks provided, you'll have everything you need to have a great time. We’re also offering a no-host bar.
We encourage you to mark your calendars and join us for this fantastic opportunity to connect with other business leaders in our community. And don't forget to spread the word to your colleagues and friends - the more, the merrier!
We look forward to seeing you at the Clovis Chamber mixer on January 18th at our event center. Don't miss out on this chance to make valuable connections and have a great time. Register to attend here.
The New Year is right around the corner, and what better gift than to invite your friends and family to join you at The Painted Table for our newest roster of live entertainment set to perform in 2023? These aren’t just any tickets—They are your exclusive pass to a one-of-a-kind, intimate stage experience. Our 170-seat theatre puts you right up in front—No binoculars and Jumbotrons needed. Attend our one-night-only shows and come away with magical memories to last a lifetime.
Just added to our event calendar, get these tickets before they sell out! This show is so hot that Laurie Morvan and her band are returning for their second appearance at the sizzling Painted Table Event Center stage! Laurie’s tight Strat style, cool harmonies, and trippy lyrics are known to enthrall international festival crowds, as she tours with more than 800 shows under her belt. She delivers the goods with a vocal sound like that of Bonnie Raitt and guitar riffs like those of Stevie Ray Vaughan. Add her 5-piece Long Beach California-based band and be prepared to be amazed.
Get ready to rock it out with band members from King Crimson. Tony Levin lends his hand with his own interpretation of gutsy, bluesy licks on the Chapman Stick, sounding all the world like two guitars played as one. Drummer Pat Mastelotto fires up the beat with his own brand of percussion, loops, and samples. Markus Reuter adds his unique musical twist on a guitar of his own design. Combined you have the recipe for an evening that prog metal and are rock fans adore. Their gritty versions of King Crimson songs by Robert Frip, mixed in with their own versions of unexpected improvisations are not to be missed.
These tasty, world-class, live entertainment shows are only happening at The Painted Table Event Center at 5080 North Blackstone Ave. in Fresno. Select your seats before the New Year ends and be guaranteed an awesome time in 2023!
We’re Hosting a Watch Party…And You Are Invited!
Can you feel the excitement? The Painted Table staff is all a-buzz with the news! Our very own Chef Matt Moore is competing on Food Network TV’s hit show, Supermarket Stakeout!
Chef Matt will be facing off against three other chefs in this action-packed cooking show that requires chefs to make edible masterpieces from random items bought by shoppers at a pop-up kitchen set up in a grocery store parking lot. Chef Matt uses his ingenuity and gourmet cooking smarts in the fast and furious episode called, “Chili ‘Con Carte’”, where Iron Chef and host Alex Guarnaschelli challenges the contestants to create breakfast for dinner.
Will our intrepid Chef Matt win? Attend our watch party to find out! Chef Matt’s premier on Supermarket Stakeout will be celebrated at The Painted Table Event Center, at 5080 North Blackstone Avenue, here in Fresno. Be a part of our exuberant celebration on Tuesday, July 19th, from 8 until 11 pm, as we tip our glasses to Chef Matt.
RSVPs are required, so confirm your attendance above and join our friends, fans, and supporters while we view Chef Matt’s debut on national TV. Of course, you’ll be treated to an amazing appetizer buffet and no-host-bar that only The Painted Table catering team can deliver.
We just can’t wait, and we would love for you to join us in the fun. Remember to make your reservation today, and we’ll see you on July 19th! And for your own summertime celebration event, contact our event design team at (559) 443-7199 to provide your guests with the star treatment.
The year of 2022 brings a new face to entertaining, as we emerge ready to enjoy life’s finest events. The Fresno Bee’s Best of Central California, The People’s Choice awards, has also transformed to celebrate all that our diverse region has to offer.
In this year’s inaugural edition of the Best of Central California magazine, over 4,500 businesses competed in nearly 300 categories, and only 15% of businesses were voted the Best. We’re proud to announce that The Painted Table took home the Gold Best Catering Award! A special thank you to all that cast their vote to place us at the top of the list for best caterers in Central California.
We didn’t receive this merit on catering alone, because, as The Best of California magazine edition touted, The Painted Table also plans the entire event. Our “full service catering” means that we take care of every nuance, interweaving your theme with distinctive menu choices, visual presentation, and entertainment to knock the socks off your guests. No detail is forgotten.
Our event designers take the seed of your concept and make it a reality. From weddings and receptions to backyard parties and family celebrations, to business retreats and awards ceremonies, we’ll deal with the details so that you don’t have to. With The Painted Table, you’ll feel like a guest at your own event.
It’s no wonder we continue to earn local and international honors. Discover for yourself why The Painted Table received the 2022 Gold Best Catering Award in The Fresno Bee's Best of Central California. Then reach out to our event design dream team to find out how we’ll work with you to see your catering and event visions come true. Call us at (559) 443-7199.
When we partnered to launch the Fresno Underground Supper Club in 2016, we began an epicurean revolution. Imagine being transported into a different place and time where the culinary experience matches seamlessly with the environment. You leave the workday world behind and escape to a new, funky, and fun dining experience. Our Fresno Underground Supper Club events are so otherworldly that you’ve got to attend to experience this culinary nirvana.
Dining while your feet are dangling in a cool river? Delighting in tender appetizers in an underground garden? Sipping on signature cocktails in the Emerald City of Oz? This is all par for the course with our fantastical pop-up event design happenings. And you can be at the table when you subscribe for updates and register at the Fresno Underground Suppers website.
Bring your honey and enjoy this sweet food from the bees in every incarnation imaginable.
Enter the world of a Shakespearean garden, where the fairies may spring enchanting gastronomic surprises on you.
Savor unbelievable delicacies without any guilt—We won’t tell anyone! You’ll be transported to heaven with the lineup of delicate morsels we have planned.
You won’t need to be a contortionist or walk a tight wire to enjoy this gourmet thrill of a party. Step right up to the center ring to enjoy!
Have you ever received a surprise in your lunchbox? At this Underground Supper excursion, expect a new twist on old favorites that mom would have been proud to make.
The Painted Table chefs pull out all the stops to create a cornucopia of a menu that features locally sourced produce, meats, and poultry at its peak during the luscious fall season.
Take a culinary junket to the exotic locations of Academy Award-winning filmmaker Wes Anderson’s films: Paris, India, Budapest, Japan, and more. Come and globetrot around the world with us.
Dine nestled in a winter wonderland under a tree-lit grove. This is the feast to bring in the holidays and welcome a brand new year!
Save the dates! Bookmark fresnosundergroundsuppers.com and subscribe for the latest updates. Ensure a seat at our table for your ticket to our extraordinary Fresno Supper Club journeys.
Get a head start on your plans for tying the knot in 2022 with The Painted Table’s Top Wedding Trends! Take our top ten list of unique ideas and put a custom spin on them to transform your wedding day into a one-of-a-kind reflection of your personalities that tell your own love story.
Your non-conformist wedding or elopement takes on a bohemian, hippy vibe. Intertwine the look of natural fibers, light clothing, and macramé with fresh or dried wildflowers, candles, and soft scents. Arrive to your wedding in a vintage bug or woody. Our staff creates the tablescape that takes a nod to your favorite boho décor.
This new food trend serves up the pretty and the practicality. Charcuterie cones are just what they sound like—Delicious finger food appetizers are delicately displayed in individual cones. Instead of guests diving into a board of hors devourers en-mass, they each hold their own, beautifully arranged portable serving, including gorgeous edible flowers and herbs. We’ll create a tapestry of flavor and color combinations to delight the eye and the palate.
Invite your guests to pick up their favorite foods at their leisure! This giant charcuterie board welcomes snackers that love grabbing a variety of different morsels without going overboard. For your wedding reception, cocktail hour, or wedding rehearsal noshes, pick a theme and let us run with the ball: a pizza dream spread featuring all types of toppings upon pizza slices, a boho spread perched atop wooden serving trays decorated with sprigs of dried flowers, or your selection of delicacies from around the world. Even consider a dessert table with pretty, little bite-sized sweets for all to sample. The choice is yours.
A gourmet treat! Feature pizzas hand-tossed and homemade, in your favorite varieties, for the main dish at your engagement party get-together, bridal party blowout, and rehearsal dinner soiree. Select all-time classic topping combinations or get crazy with unforgettable and unexpected new taste sensations for your pizza-loving guests. Let The Painted Table catering team suggest popular combinations.
Tie the knot with your reception spread! Soft pretzels and imaginative dipping sauces are the pleasurable appetizers of choice to stave off hunger for guests that are ready to charge into the main meal ahead of schedule. Add a customized wedding beverage, and you’re displaying your distinct personalities long before guests view your wedding cake and cake topper. We’ll create the perfect signature cocktails to work in tandem with your dipping sauce and additional appetizer flavors.
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This is just one example of cocktail and appetizer pairings that go well with weddings. Bite-sized tacos, filled with tantalizing ingredients perch atop a lime for a quick squeeze into a cooling shot of tequila. Or ask us for suggestions that pair other finger-foods with your favorite beverages. Port wine and stuffed mushrooms? Sliders and mini beer steins? Gazpacho and savory grilled cheese sandwich nibbles? The Painted Table delivers your pleasure.
The versatility of this sweet catering trend is beyond belief! Choose your favorite flavors and color combinations to add whimsical glam for your wedding, rehearsal dinner, engagement party, or bridal shower. Guests take individual donuts from our chic presentation on the table or remove them from right off the sign. It’s dessert finger food at its best!
Including extended family members, such as your children and stepparents, are an eternal way to demonstrate your love and commitment to one another. Include your fur babies. They can accompany you up the aisle, decorated as flower children and even act as ring bearers (place your wedding rings inside a special purse attached to their collars). Wrap your wedding theme around your pets—Display your equestrian side, your love of bunnies, your affinity for beagles, how your heart takes flight with macaws, and your love of all catty things, by including their images with table décor, signage, and cake toppers. The Painted Table is the source of endless ideas.
Imagine a sunny day brunch that mimics a picnic at the park, beach, or forest. This cozy and comfy party features cushions and pillows that encourage guests to sit cross-legged or stretch out their legs upon the covered ground. A low-lying table can include posh décor (silk table runners, china, and pastel-colored beverage glasses) or rustic chic (checkered table runner with vintage plates and soda glasses). The Painted Table guides you to the style that complements your taste.
Perched upon a granite rock overlooking Yosemite Valley or on a secluded forest path, cover the ground with a blanket and enjoy a special picnic basket filled with everything you need to celebrate your wedding day. Toast with champagne, and then enjoy a stuffed picnic basket filled with uncommonly delicious appetizers, gourmet sides and entrees, and of course, our heavenly desserts. You choose the number of courses to include and the flavor combinations, and we provide the basket, plating, glasses, and extra-special touches. Share an idyllic picnic as your first meal together as newlyweds!
Wedding planning for 2022 is just unfolding. Use our Top 10 Best Wedding Trends of 2021 as your launching pad for ideas. Reach out to The Painted Table event producers to take you and your guests on a magic carpet ride to your once-in-a-lifetime wedding. View our gallery of wedding catering ideas and contact our dream team at (559) 443-7199. Book our new Event Center on Blackstone Avenue in Fresno by calling (559) 222-2453.