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.
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Your wedding is a once-in-a-lifetime event. Everything’s got to be sheer perfection, from the gorgeous location, to the bend-over-backwards service, and to the stunning meal that is both a feast for the eyes and the palate. There is no room for mediocrity, because there are no do-overs. You can’t settle for just any caterer, just any venue, and just any wedding team for your big day.
Invite The Painted Table to take care of every minute detail with finesse. Our full service catering and event production team transforms your dazzling wedding dreams into reality.
• The Painted Table was recently named a Finalist in the Best Caterer Category in the Fresno Bee’s 2021 People’s Choice Awards!
• The Painted Table received the Editor’s Choice Award, winning the #2 spot in WeddingRule.com’s 2021 Top Ten Best Wedding Caterers in Fresno
• The Painted Table received national and international recognition, including acceptance as the only Central Valley member of the Leading Caterers of America (2018) and recipient of the Catie Award for Best Signature Caterer by the International Catering Association (2017)
And these awards only cover the last five years. Since 2007, we’ve served the Central Valley as the go-to caterer for delectable epicurean specialties that are known to take guests to the moon and back. We customize the menu, the presentation, and the service to suit your wildest desires.
We’re putting the finishing touches on our grand new venue at 5080 North Blackstone Avenue—The Painted Table Event Center! Tornino’s Banquets passed the torch on to us, and we are keeping it lit for years to come, honoring the love of family and community that they began nurturing some 40 years ago. Whether you are planning a more intimate wedding gathering of 50, pulling out all the stops to party the night away with 500, or something in between, we can accommodate you. Choose between one of our 3 expansive banquet rooms as your canvas for your wedding masterpiece to come to life.
Watch your wedding fantasies unfold before your very eyes with décor, cuisine, and entertainment tailor-made for your special day. Our Chef Jeromie Hansen just announced, "Our new sign is up! We are excited to complete our work transforming our new space!” Contact our wedding production staff and schedule a tour: Call 559-443-7199. Also, ask about our exclusive preferred venues throughout the resplendent Central Valley.
We’re in love with Fresno. Since 2007, when Central Valley local chefs Rodney and Jeromie Hansen teamed up to open the doors to The Painted Table Catering and Event Company, our focus has always been on serving our neighbors for any event of distinction throughout the Central Valley:
• We choose locally sourced, seasonally fresh menu items to adorn tables and to support our local farmers, fisheries, and meat producers.
• We stepped forward during the Creek Fire to prepare and serve delectable meals to volunteers, evacuees, and emergency personnel.
• And we remain committed to presenting our gorgeously elegant cuisine, while keeping your safety in mind.
We thrive on bringing our award-winning event design and exquisite menu options to our beloved locals.
Ever since 2010, when we acquired The Daily Planet in the historic Tower building in Fresno, we’ve had a headquarters where the culinary magic begins. Imagine taking a behind-the-scenes look where the event design takes shape, edible surprises are meticulously prepared, all showcased at a centrally located in-house venue. When we learned that the Tower Theatre Fresno might still be available for purchase, we stepped forward with an offer in order to preserve this special entertainment venue for generations of locals to enjoy. Read about this more here.
No waiting in long lines at restaurants and clamoring to get the best table as you did in bygone years. We are using our cherished Tower building location to stage the romantic Valentine’s dinner of that your sweetheart envisions. Your lover will swoon over our decadent baskets topped to the brim with an array of incredible appetizers, desserts, treats, and two champagne mini-bottles.
Start with The Painted Table’s cheese and charcuterie for two, petite beef wellingtons, mini crab cakes, or Sambuca prawns. Vegetarians will love the freshly made bruschetta on handmade crostini. Choose a soup or salad, including lobster bisque or tomato soup or strawberry feta or poached pear salads. Linguine with vodka cream sauce, filet mignon and jumbo prawns, baked salmon, and dry rubbed and roasted cauliflower steaks sound out the entrée selections. Make room for our delicately decadent truffles for dessert.
Have we whetted your appetite for a deep dive into our Valentine’s Day delicacies? Choose your delectable Valentine’s Day basket for pick-up or delivery. Give us a call at 559-443-7199 to reserve your heart-felt dinner experience. Stay tuned for our upcoming micro events throughout 2021!
We’re taking reservations at our stunning new banquet facility! The Painted Table is expanding across the Central Valley at our newest venue at Tornino’s, at 5080 North Blackstone Avenue. Expect us to continue along the 40-year tradition of Tornino’s to showcase the most distinguished events and cuisine in any of three luxurious banquet rooms. Whether you are looking to wow 800 guests at your upcoming corporate awards presentation, amaze 500 guests at your upcoming wedding reception, or treat 50 of your closest friends to an intimate dinner, The Painted Table Catering at Tornino’s brings the festivities all under one roof. Schedule your tour today.
The entire staff at The Painted Table extends our heartiest congratulations! Now is the time to take care of all those pesky wedding details, while your choice wedding services are available for your special day. Many couples get engaged over the holiday season, and due to postponements from 2020 to 2021, make sure to secure your wedding service providers as soon as you have your date. Our full-service wedding dream team is at the ready to help you glide through the best options to make your wedding visions come to life.
In fact, The Painted Table was recently listed as one of the Best Wedding Caterers in Fresno by WeddingRule.com in their article, "Top 10 Wedding Caterers in Fresno, CA 2021"!
Start with our preferred vendors: In addition to our new Tornino’s banquet facilities, The Painted Table delivers wedding magic to a number of gorgeous exclusive venues throughout the Central Valley.
We’ll help you think outside-the-box to create a once-in-a-lifetime memory by customizing the culinary, visual, and musical details to fit your imagination. Get started by calling our in-house event producers at (559) 443-7199.
Join us as we jump into 2021 and celebrate everything wonderful that is the Central Valley! Experience culinary, visual, and entertaining masterpieces with a flair for holidays and special occasions with The Painted Table.
Fresh on the heels of receiving the 2019 Best Catering Services Award From the California Restaurant Association (Fresno Chapter), and catering to the VIPs for the Extreme Makeover Home Edition TV show, our intrepid chefs, Rodney and Jeromie, spirited off to gain more inspiration back to the Central Valley. They jetted to Las Vegas for this year’s Catersource Conference and Tradeshow, created for and by the world’s most elite event and catering services.
Our chefs attend Catersource every year to up our game and find novel ways to enhance your event. Imagine making a statement by combining the fresh farm-to-table tastes of the Central Valley in exotic ways. Imagine displaying these new delicacies in ways that excite and delight your guests. Catersource helps us to take your epicurean visions from the drawing board and make them materialize before your very eyes.
Catersource brings all the leading people in the catering services industry together, including our chefs, to discover a world of novel foods, cutting-edge techniques, and enchanting displays from each other. We take new revelations back home to the Central Valley to enhance the staging for our delectable culinary masterpieces. The Painted Table continues to strive to bring culinary art and display to our esteemed clients’ palates.
Let’s take you there to Catersource in Las Vegas, the world of the fantastic. Visualize the rare magic of Vegas in the rain, amid the dazzle of showbiz lights. Picture the kind of freeform art of the Burning Man festival, the exciting movement of Cirque du Soleil, and the classy, live cabaret-style of entertainment, and you’ve set the scene for this gourmet event. Now use your mind’s eye to imagine the top chefs and catering pros demonstrating cutting edge solutions to conjuring up the event of your dreams.
Now, we’re back in Fresno and ready to translate the hottest trends to suit your fancy.
Need examples? Visit our online gallery, and you’ll see that we’re not your run-of-the-mill catering operation, recycling the same menu for every event, and rehashing the same decorations and table displays over and over again. View the sumptuous array of morsels plated with artistry. Scroll down to check out our twist on past events, from the Chandler Airport Dinner and Blackbeard’s Pirate Party to the Circus Themed Dinner. Observe how we interweave the cuisine, the displays, the entertainment, and even the server’s outfits to match perfectly with the chosen theme.
Stay tuned and connect with us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter to be the first to hear about the fresh additions to our menu. But don’t stop there—Contact our creative event producers at (559) 443-7199 and invite us to apply our newest inspirations to your dream event.
When a record label wants the best musicians on their roster, they seek out GRAMMY® nominated and awarded artists from the Recording Academy. When only the best acting talent will do, producers and directors turn to members of the Screen Actors Guild to deliver the performances that could attract Oscar consideration. And when only the highest standards in catering and hospitality will do for your event, turn to the members of the Leading Caterers of America to produce a flawless experience. The Painted Table is the only catering business in the Central Valley to receive this distinction of excellence.
We are proud to join the ranks of this elite membership comprised of nearly sixty of the top caterers in the U.S. and Canada. To become a member, we passed a stringent peer-review process that evaluated our delivery of the entire event experience. Only companies deemed trendsetters in creativity, service, and best business practices in the catering industry are invited to join the prestigious LCA.
Members of the LCA are the rock stars of the catering industry, working cooperatively with top celebrity chefs worldwide, winning hundreds of industry awards, and frequently spotlighted in press coverage.
What does this mean to you? As members of the LCA, you can trust the brilliant staff of The Painted Table to work in tandem with you to create the event of your dreams. We master the flavor and visual palette to please you and your guests, going beyond the expected. We’re not just a catering business—We’re an event design company displaying food like works of art and interweaving the menu selections to fit your theme, style, and entertainment. We’re known for our legendary craft services that cater to groups that top 3000, and we’re also known for creating magic for small, intimate affairs. Open the door to an amazing, immersive event experience featuring creative, elevated cuisine.
Unbeatable service goes hand-in-hand with our delectable menu items. Beginning with a personal consultation with our professional in-house event producers and chefs, The Painted Table team masters every detail of your event. Witness your event materialize before your very eyes—Share your ideas with us, and we’ll flawlessly execute the blueprint for dazzling your colleagues, friends, and loved ones. We take care of every detail for you.
Of course, the food is a highlighted centerpiece. We specialize in fresh, one-of-a-kind farm-to-table ingredients. Our locally sourced delicacies never languish over boring chaffing dishes. From the moment our guests arrive, they leave the outside world behind to savor perfectly executed morsels of delight displayed like fine works of art according to your chosen theme. Take a tour through our extensive online gallery, and your mouth will water.
The Painted Table received induction into the LCA in 2018 on the heels of our 2015 Best Catering Award by the California Restaurant Association and our 2017 Best Signature Caterer for a Special Event Award (honoring our Underground Supper Club experiences) from the International Caterers Association (the CATIE Award). Learn more about the story of how the Painted Table’s roots grew to international recognition.
Our elevated cuisine inspires our peers and colleagues in the catering industry. Let it inspire you, too. Leave the catering and event planning to the award-winning team at The Painted Table. Contact us at (559) 443-7199 to get started.
The Painted Table is proud to share that we have been invited and accepted as a member of the Leading Caterers of America! This makes us the only caterer in the Central Valley to receive this prestigious designation!
Founded in 2007 as a CEO roundtable serving the catering industry, Leading Caterers of America has grown to become a consortium of almost sixty of the top caterers in the United States and Canada. To become a member of the LCA, caterers must pass a peer review which evaluates the quality of their business from a 360-degree perspective. Membership in LCA is limited, with a few exceptions, to one member company in a given market. As of 2017, the LCA member companies represent almost $650M in annual catering sales.
See our profile located on the LCA West Region page of the Leading Caterers of America website.