Welcome! Unforgettable cuisine served with superior professionalism. That’s Touch Bayou Catering; an upscale, full service, off premise catering company serving all of New Jersey and areas of New York and Philadelphia specializing in Cajun, Creole and Beyond (in other words, International).
Mission: Our Mission is to provide our clients with quality cuisine and exceptional services. Experience: Our years of experience have given us the opportunity to be placed on the preferred caterer’s list of The Newark Museum, The Montclair Art Museum, The South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), WISOMMM (Women in Support of the Million Man March) and The Wood Annex of Philadelphia, PA. Being an off premise catering company, we realize the many details involved in planning and executing a successful event. That’s why we make it as easy as possible for our clients by extending the services of wait staff, bartenders, chefs and providing the necessary china, stemware, flatware, linens, etc., as well as recommending trusted vendors for Entertainment, Photography/Video, Cake Designers, Chocolatier, Floral Designers, and Event Planners. No matter how large or small, simple or outlandish; Touch Bayou Catering has proven itself to be among the elite in dedicated service to our very satisfied clientele. Our styles of service range from drop offs to delivery with buffet set-up, dinner parties, cocktail parties, banquets, bar-b-ques, corporate events, and so much more. Not only does Touch Bayou Catering specialize in delicious menus inspired from a knowledgeable multicultural staff, our clients also count on a consistently professional and personal customer service experience, which is why we are their first choice for engagement parties, weddings, anniversaries, sweet sixteens, birthdays, holidays, Mardi Gras, seasonal parties, bridal and baby showers, business meetings, conferences, and even corporate lunches and dinners. Whether your event is being held in the comfort of your home, a beautiful mansion, an art museum, a yacht club, a cozy bed & breakfast or your local woman’s club, the Touch Bayou Catering Team will help to turn your vision for your event into a reality. Any of your upcoming events will be catered to your individual need in a spirit of excellence in which Touch Bayou Catering has become well known. Touch Bayou Catering will gladly assist you in planning your simple casual gatherings to your most elegant cherished events. As we say at Touch Bayou Catering, “You bring the guests, we’ll do the rest.” So relax, take a deep breath and let Touch Bayou Catering do the rest. About: Touch Bayou Catering is a family owned and operated business serving all of New Jersey and areas of New York and Philadelphia. Specializing in Cajun, Creole and Beyond as well as outstanding customer service. Executive Chef, Wayne Washington & Jennifer Tyler-Washington are not only business partners, but are also life partners who are living out their life long dream. Chef, Wayne is a high honors graduate of the New York Restaurant School. With over twenty years experience, Chef, Wayne’s catering expertise covers a wide range of clients from large Corporate Events to private dinner parties. There is no event too large or too small for Executive Chef, Wayne co-owner of Touch Bayou Catering.
On the other side of the grill is Jennifer who has over ten years experience in Corporate America as a Human Resource Professional and brings a keen business sense to their catering business. Jennifer also brings to the table excellent organizational and interpersonal skills in which any client will find delectable. Wanting to learn more about the business, Jennifer went back to school majoring in Hospitality Management where she graduated Magna Cum Laude as well as a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Society. Let Touch Bayou cater your next event. With Executive Chef, Wayne operating the “back” of the house and his partner Jennifer operating the “front” of the house Touch Bayou Catering will make every effort to make your event a pleasingly memorable one.
Touch Bayou Catering is celebrating seven years of success. Over the years we have grown and matured into an elite catering company and look forward to learning more about our industry so we can continue to exceed our client’s needs and expectations. We’ve had the pleasure of serving clients such as; New Jersey Nets, Jazz at Lincoln Center, WBGO Jazz Radio, The Three Doctor’s Foundation, UMDNJ, National Assoc. of Real Estate Brokers, American Heart Assoc., Rutgers Law School, The Sharing Network, The Links Inc., L’Oreal USA, Castle Spa, East Orange YMCA, Prudential, Keller Williams Realty, A & P, Jack and Jill, The Newark Museum, Merrill Lynch, City of East Orange, and a host of other organizations, charities, and individuals.