Catering, Design, Service

 

Philadelphia's premier catering and event decor company

 

We blend expertly prepared cuisine with striking conceptual design and exceptional service.

Philadelphia's premier catering and event decor company, blending expertly prepared cuisine with striking conceptual design.

Food

Taste elegance at its best. Watch us expertly blend prepared cuisine with striking conceptual design

Venues

We will combine unique food and elegant venues to make every event one to remember.

Design

Watch the magic happen. Achieving your vision for Your Day is our passion.

Weddings

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Events

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Client Testimonials

“We had such an amazing experience with the College! They helped everything fall into place perfectly! They were helpful, considerate and flexible and I would highly recommend them. The food provided by Catering By Design (their caterer) was inventive and delicious. Diana, our liaison, was a joy to work with and helped organize everything. Highly recommend.”

Meghan & Stephen

“We spent a good portion of our honeymoon talking about how great our wedding was. It was so beautiful, the food was delicious, and your staff was so professional and helpful to everyone. Rich said you are one of the best he’s ever seen. I appreciate how you made everything look so pretty, and all of your attention to detail throughout the whole evening, and during all the planning. ”

Angela & Rich

“Cannot thank you enough for the amazing job you did with my event… rave reviews.”

Perelman Center for Advanced Medicine

“I can’t say enough! It was beautiful, delicious, elegant, and I didn’t have a care in the world. Your team took excellent, excellent care of all of us. Everyone loved the food and drinks. Gary and his team were consummate professionals. I very much look forward to working with you in the near future.”

Michael

“Everything was so great! Couldn’t have asked for a better evening. It went off without a hitch!
We received MANY compliments about the food! A lot of people said it was the best food they ever had at a wedding!! Also we had lots of compliments about the wait staff— attentive and friendly!”

Rovera Knapp Wedding

Awards

WeddingWire 2016 Couples’ Choice Award

The College of Physicians has been named as one of the “Top 50 Best Wedding Venues in America” by Brides Magazine, a national publication.

Philly Hot List 2012 : 4th place

Bolingbroke Museum

 

Our back garden area features an attractive raised stairway and landing and is frequently used for wedding ceremonies and photo shoots. The rear lawn provides ample space for seating for ceremonies and dining or cocktails. The large side covered porch off the living room is also available to use as a dining area. The large side porch area can be enclosed to create a cozier space or add protection from the weather. Cocktails can also be set up on the side porch.

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia

 

The eight individually unique spaces our building offers can satisfy any of your event needs.  As you enter our historic building, you are greeted by the stunning Marble Rotunda. The all-white octagonal interior, framed by majestic columns, provides a sophisticated space ideal for receptions and pre-event gatherings. Accenting the rotunda is the grand staircase, which leads to the great halls of the second floor, and is perfect for photography opportunities.

Michener Art Museum

 

The massive stone walls and warden’s house that make up the core of the Michener Art Museum today began as the Bucks County prison in 1884. After a century of use, the abandoned and antiquated buildings were being torn down when the County Commissioners agreed to preserve the historic landmark and lease the land and buildings to house the new museum. After extensive renovation, the museum opened to the public in September, 1988.

ONE North Broad

 

One, at the majestic Masonic Temple, is a stunning world-renowned architectural wonder, featuring magnificent rooms based on themes of ancient architecture and sweeping grand staircases. The Grand Ballroom seats 250 for a sit-down dinner, and when combined with the Grand Foyer, can host 450 guests for receptions. The second floor marble Foyer can host an additional 200 guests for a reception “under the stars.”  Additional foyers, reception spaces and exquisite meeting rooms create the perfect setting for more intimate events.

Catering By Design

Achieving your vision for Your Day is our passion.

From beautifully crafted tented receptions to magnificent affairs in premier venues throughout the Philadelphia area, Catering By Design is renowned for attentive caring service and delectable cuisine. 

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