Marigold Catering – Cleveland, OH | Weddings, Corporate Events, Parties

Our Story

Founded in 1997 by Joan Rosenthal, Marigold Catering is now in its second decade of producing and catering events. We offer a full-range of complete event planning and catering services for both corporate and social occasions. Marigold has been recognized as Cleveland’s Top Off-Site Caterer by CBC Magazine. Over the years we’ve produced and catered hundreds of high-profile events. Marigold can provide everything from artfully staged, unstaffed breakfasts and buffets to complicated event management requiring full service coordination of design, catering, and logistics.

We address every detail and element of your function from menu creation, to venue selection, flowers, lighting, linens, entertainment and ambiance. We have produced fundraisers and galas for many of Cleveland’s most prestigious institutions including University Hospitals, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland AIDS Taskforce, Shaker Lakes Nature Center, Western Reserve Land Conservancy, Flying Horse Farms and Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA). Our private clients, for which we maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality, are some of the most powerful and recognized people in and around the city. We invite you to explore our site, and learn more about the experience, and expertise we can bring to your event.

The Marigold Standard

Marigold Catering provides much more than the expected catering experience. We pride ourselves on providing more than a gourmet meal and five star service. Our service starts from the moment a client first contacts us. We help our cusomers plan their events, pick the venue, create a menu, and provide five star hospitality service.

Marigold Catering provides customers with a personalized story that they can tell for the rest of their lives. We take the role of narrator leaving you to be a character in your story. There is nothing left for you to worry about when we are telling your story together.

Our Mission

Marigold Catering is an award winning boutique food service company that provides catering services to individuals, cultural institutions, businesses, and universities. We offer five star, restaurant-quality dining combined with outstanding and creative event execution.

We have a strong commitment to philanthropy and social causes and through our Marigold Outreach Program we seek to strengthen the well being of our community and the environment. Our "pop-up" Renegade Lunch events raise thousands of dollars for local nonprofit service organizations. Through our "Green Restaurant" certification initiative we have adopted operational procedures that promote a healthier and more sustainable environment.

Awards & Press

Marigold Catering has been the recipient of many awards over the years.

  • 2003 - Named one of Cleveland’s top three caterers by Northern Ohio Live magazine
  • 2004 - Joan Rosenthal honored as one of Cleveland’s Top Ten Business Owners by National Association of Women Business Owners
  • 2005 - Named one of Cleveland’s top three caterers by Northern Ohio Live magazine
  • 2006 - Named one of Cleveland’s top three caterers by Northern Ohio Live
  • 2007 - Voted #1 Best off-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine
  • 2008 - Voted #1 Best off-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine
  • 2009 - Joan Rosenthal honored as one of 12 women of note by Crain’s Cleveland Business
  • 2009 - Voted #1 Best off-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine
  • 2011 - Voted #1 Best off-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC magazine
  • 2012 - Voted #1 Best off-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine
  • 2013 - Voted #1 Best on-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine
  • 2015 - Voted #1 Best on-site caterer in Northeast Ohio by CBC Magazine