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Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Chef John Lawrence


cinco de mayoIt’s time to push the burritos aside and make way for some fabulous contemporary Mexican cuisine!  Celebrate Cinco de Mayo in style with Chef John Lawrence at The Clarke Culinary Center in Milford to demonstrate the ease of cooking some great Mexican dishes. Enjoy Chilled Shrimp and Crab a la Veracruzana, Duck Carnitas and melt in your mouth Tenderloin with Morel Mushrooms and Chipotle Cream!  It's Cinco de Mayo at it's best!

  • Where:  The Clarke Culinary Center, 393 Fortune Blvd., Milford, MA
  • When:  Thursday, May 5, 2011  6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
  • Cost:  $85 per person
  • To Register:  Call 800-842-5275 x206 or visit Clarke Culinary Classes for more information and directions.

Keep the Best of Worcester Streak Alive for Pepper’s!


best of worcester magazine 2011 vote for peppers cateringVoting Ends Friday, March 11...Please Vote Online Today!

Pepper’s is so proud to have been voted Best Caterer by Worcester Magazine for five straight years, and we are eager to continue the tradition!

Help us to extend our run to 6 consecutive years by voting for the 2011 Best of Worcester Awards! Voting began this week and within 8 hours, Pepper’s had already received 100 votes! Join in the fun and cast your vote today to help keep Pepper’s in Worcester’s Winner’s Circle!

Voting runs through Friday March 11 but you hope you’ll vote much earlier than that!


Go Red in Your Own Fashion at Saint Vincent Hospital


go red for women logo

On Thursday night, February 24, 2011, the American Heart Association and Saint Vincent Hospital in Worcester, MA join together once again with their annual fundraising event, "Go Red in Your Own Fashion" to help promote awareness for "Go Red for Women®", a movement dedicated to the prevention against women’s heart disease.

Cocktail hour begins at 5:30, with the good stuff provided by Peppers Fine Foods catering; their menu featuring tasteful & healthful recipes influenced by the American Heart Association Cookbook. The evening will continue with a fashion show and finally entertainment by comedian and former contestant on the reality show The Biggest Loser, Kelly MacFarland.

Tickets for "Go Red" at St. Vincent Hospital are $25 and the proceeds will benefit the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association.

"Go Red in Your Own Fashion"

When: Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Where: Saint Vincent Hospital Atrium 123 Summer Street Worcester, MA 01608
For Tickets
Visit: The American Heart Association


Best of The Knot 2011 Wedding Caterer


best of the knot 2011February 2, 2011 – Pepper’s Fine Foods Catering, a full-service caterer serving a broad section of New England with an emphasis on Massachusetts, is pleased to have been selected as a 2011 winner in The Knot Best of Weddings, a special section in The Knot Boston magazine and on the Boston regional section of, the Internet’s most-trafficked one-stop wedding planning solution.

This is the second year Pepper’s has been voted a top pick for The Knot Best of Weddings.

The Knot Best of Weddings 2011 provides a “by brides, for brides” guide to the top wedding professionals across the country and is a must-have when it comes to selecting the best-of-the-best wedding resources. Engaged couples will find detailed feedback on local wedding businesses reviewed by thousands of newlyweds.


WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2011: Peppers Catering


weddingwire2011WeddingWire is thrilled to announce Peppers Fine Foods Catering has been selected to receive the prestigious annual WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011!

Recognition for the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011 is determined by recent reviews and extensive surveys from over 750,000 WeddingWire newlyweds who shared their experiences on WeddingWire, the largest wedding review site in the nation.

Peppers stands among the top five percent of wedding professionals in the WeddingWire community, representing quality and service excellence within the wedding industry. Awards were given to the top wedding professionals across 20 service categories, from wedding venues to wedding photographers, and were based on the overall professional achievements throughout the past year.

“WeddingWire is honored to celebrate the success of the top-rated wedding professionals within the WeddingWire community,” said Timothy Chi, WeddingWire’s Chief Executive Officer. “With the annual Bride’s Choice Awards™ program, WeddingWire has the unique opportunity to recognize the best wedding professionals across the US and Canada. We applaud Peppers Fine Foods for their professionalism and dedication to enhancing the wedding planning experience last year.”

We are happy to announce that Peppers is among the very best wedding caterers within the WeddingWire Network, which includes leading wedding planning sites WeddingWire, Martha Stewart Weddings, Project Wedding and Weddingbee. We would like to thank our past clients for nominating us to receive the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011. 

For more information on the Bride’s Choice Awards™ 2011, please visit


The Taste of MetroWest

taste of metrowest03/15/2011, Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center: This Metrowest Chamber of Commerce event will showcase the region's excellent culinary and cultural attractions with representatives from the area's finest restaurants, caterers, gourmet and ethnic markets, gift boutiques, wineries, brew houses and local purveyors.   
Live entertainment, raffles and People's Choice Awards make this a fun and inexpensive night out.  Tickets are $25 in advance or $30 at the door.  For more information and a list of participating vendors, please visit the Metrowest Chamber of Commerce.

Worcester's Best Chef at Mechanics Hall

worcester's best chef.com01/30/2011, Mechanics Hall, Worcester, MA: The annual Worcester's Best Chef competition is a great way to treat your palate to some of the best food this area has to offer.  Our own Chef Paul Wilson returns to the judges panel along with Chef Barry Sexton from Food Network's Dinner Impossible and Food Network's Chopped contestant Chef Alina Eisenhauer, chef/owner of Worcester's Sweet Pastry Shop and Wine Bar.
Meet host Billy Costa from TV Diner and the chefs one-on-one during the VIP session from 5 to 6 p.m. before the event opens to the general public from 6 to 9 p.m.  For additional information and ticket purchase, visit the Worcester's Best Chef website.  Tickets are also available through the Mechanics Hall Box Office.

Hopkinton's 2nd Annual Party in the Kitchen


hopkinton community endowmentOn January 22, 2011, Hopkinton Community Endowment will host its Second Annual "Party in the Kitchen," an fundraising evening for the Town of Hopkinton with great music, food and beverages, raffles and more.

Over 300 people attended last year's event, and this year hopes to be even more successful. The menu will be sure not to disappoint, as Peppers Catering of Northboro will be bringing their magic again this year.

Visit Hopkinton Community Endowment's Party in the Kitchen page or more information, and to purchase tickets.


Peppers' Cooking Class at Clarke Culinary Center


boston common cooking seriesThe Clarke Culinary Center in Milford, Massachusetts announced their schedule of cooking classes featuring the finest chefs in the region sharing their love and excitement for food as well as a little of their expertise. If you love food, check out their schedule of upcoming presentations at Clarke Culinary Center.

On December 16, Peppers Fine Foods Catering's John Lawrence will host his own cooking class at Clarke, "Get Out of Your Shell – Scallops! Scallops! Scallops!"

If you love shellfish, this event is for you; featuring some of Chef John's favorite award-winning sea scallop recipes such as Wild Mushroom Crusted Scallops with Vanilla Bean Scented Parsnip Puree, Roasted Scallops with Fennel Jus and more!

  • Where: Clarke Culinary Center - 393 Fortune Blvd, Milford, MA
  • When: Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
  • Cost: $70 per person
  • To Register: Call 1-800-842-5275 x206 or visit Clarke Culinary Classes for more info and directions

Get out of your shell and join Peppers!


Tower Hill Botanical Garden's Limonaia Grand Opening


tower hill botanical garden's new limonaiaBoylston, MA - On November 14, 2010 Tower Hill Botanical Garden will be celebrating the grand opening of their new Limonaia (pronounced “lee mo NIGH ah”), a 3500 sq. ft. greenhouse directly across from their famous Orangerie.

An free admission open house will run from 11:00am to 2:00pm with guided tours of the new Tower Hill Limonaia and other sections of their recently completed expansion project.

For more info about Tower Hill Botanical Garden and their new Limonaia, visit

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