The Best of the Best in Catering and Events

Leading Caterers of America (LCA) and its members offer excellence in catering of all types, throughout the United States and Canada. Most of the top independent caterers from throughout North America are members of the Leading Caterers consortium. The resources and expertise of the Leading Caterers members are unmatched worldwide.

Members of this award-winning group of catering professionals will ensure that your event is a creative, trend-setting and unforgettable experience.

Connect today to find a caterer in your region who can conceptualize, design and execute an event that will leave your guests, clients, family and friends speechless! 

Elite talent. Unbeatable service. Right where you need it.


Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio, Wisconsin


Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia


Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington


Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Washington DC, Ontario

Planning a party?

LCA members are experts in all aspects of event execution.

Corporate Events

LCA specializes in corporate events of all types - marketing, celebratory, client related, employee morale, and others. Whether held in the hosts' facility, or in an off-premise location, LCA members are able to deliver a high value corporate event experience. 



At its collective portfolio of some of the most desirable wedding venues in North America, the LCA caters many thousands of weddings annually. Most LCA members have dedicated wedding specialists on staff, to ensure that this most important day is executed flawlessly, no matter the level of complexity.

Social and Life Cycle Events

Bar and bat mitzvahs, first communions, quinceañeras, retirements and graduations, and even funerals are all important life cycle events. Superb food and service are crucial to making these events special and memorable, and the LCA is a perfect resource for those products.

Convention, Meeting and Incentive Travel Events

A planner for an out of town group looking for an authentic local event experience could do no better than reaching out to the LCA member in their destination city. Food is a key to enjoying the convention travel experience, and as the top caterers in their respective markets the LCA members are supremely well suited to create a superb locally or regionally themed event.

Nonprofit Fundraiser and Gala Events

Galas and fundraisers are key to the success of most charitable ventures - including both financial and membership. The LCA is highly attuned to the needs of most charities, and is a great resource for all the necessary components to make these gala events successful.

Inspiring and Innovative Recipes from the Leading Caterers of America

The Fifteen Chefs Cookbook from the Leading Caterers of America is your resource for the best appetizers, entrées, desserts, and other tasty delights that perform best made in large quantities. See unique plating options and discover recipe yields for both small and large quantity dishes. For this book, chefs from every corner of the U.S. gathered to discuss, cook and release these recipes for your catering kitchen. 

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