About Us

History, Mission, Vision. This family owned and operated venture has all that. We have been turning visions into reality since 1982. Tastings Caterers has never been a one size fits all type of company. You could say that the secret to our long success is that we are concerned with every element of “TASTE”.

socail_CCATastings Caterers is a full service- off premise catering company started by the Husband and Wife team of John and Sue Zahner, who started this business, raised a couple of kids, and brought them into this lifestyle to operate this company together in unity. You will be delighted with the results. Our mission is to WOW you and your guests, from the aromas, the appearance, the flavors, and the way it all flows together, we strive to make it happen. Tastings is the preferred Caterer at several unique New England venues, and we take pride in exceeding your expectations, our people emphasize quality above convenience. Whether you know exactly what you want, or would appreciate guidance and suggestions, we will work with you to create a custom menu, schedule of events, and complete party experience to make your vision “REAL”.

The Food. We always look first to our “locals” for the freshest and finest ingredients. Our experiences have fostered long relationships with awesome purveyors, farmers, and special event providers, we know who to call. Our kitchen focuses on preparing everything from scratch, building kitchen spaces on site, and finishing the dishes at the last possible moment, to ensure the freshest “TASTE”. From the Cocktail food and Bar services, to the Candy tables and Dessert extravaganzas, we infuse our high standards of quality, imagination, and service, to make your style and vision a success.

The Plan. Leave the details to us, step back, relax, and enjoy your party. Our planners take pride in generating a positive, and fun, energy during the event planning process. They ask the right questions throughout   to assist you in translating your ideas. Tastings keeps current with the newest concepts, evolving each year with new menus, continuing education, fresh ideas, and a great team. Working with an experienced group of off- premise orientated planners can make all the difference. Our partnership will produce an event that will achieve your overall objectives.