Chef Rey and his team were, hands-down, one of the best decisions we made at our wedding. My husband is a chef and REALLY cared about the quality of the food, as well as the dishes that were served. From the moment I spoke with Chef Rey and Vikki, they assured me that they would be able to make my husband’s vision come to life, from preparing a brand new lamb dish (we were the first couple to ever request lamb, so this was a new dish for them!) to making amazing appetizers. At the tasting, which they graciously did for us on a Sunday since we were from out of town, we knew from the very first bite that they would be our caterer. From that day forward, Chef Rey and Vikki have been an absolute delight to work with, using their experience and expertise to help us plan. Vikki captured all things logistical and was so detail-oriented, going over every part of the reception with us to ensure we had the perfect day. They even accommodated last minute details – surprising my brother and grandpa with a special milkshake, bringing out my husband’s surprise groom’s cake, and even making more cookies for our cookie table. Chef Rey is a blessing – he is both an artist with food and an incredibly kind-hearted person, which made working with him so joyous. The day of went perfectly, and the guests raved afterwards about the food and how delicious it was. We were so grateful to have Chef Rey’s Catering there because we felt like they were celebrating with us as friends, not just as our vendors. They are an excellent team, and we highly recommend their services – they are the best caterer around Pittsburgh! - Naomi Geara Lop
Rey, Thank you so much for your excellent food and for all your time. You are awesome. Thanks. -Jorie
Rey, Thank you so much for the wonderful food for our baby shower! Best of luck with your business. -Kayla & Brendan McGregor
Rey Fernandez is indeed, the "real deal" and was committed to us as his clients. He fine-tuned every detail of our wedding meal, beginning with the initial meeting and culminating in a spread that was both elegant and affordable. Rey served our guests with a smile and a sincere desire to meet their every need. His expertise turned our simple wedding into a gala event, with a meal greatly enjoyed by us and our guests. -Mr & Mrs David Giesey (Married September 30, 2017)
Everything was awesome. Absolutely awesome. The service was perfect and the food was delicious. Everyone that I spoke to after the banquet really enjoyed the food. We will absolutely use your services in the future. Thank you. -Jamie
The catering was fantastic! From the first time I met the staff at the tasting and tried the food, I knew I picked the perfect caterer. Chef Rey did an amazing job. Everyone absolutely loved the food and told us throughout the night how good it was. It was truly delicious. We were able to have amazing food on our budget. Vicky did a great job making sure my venue looked perfect. They made this whole process so simple and easy for me. I did not have to worry about a thing. They were such an important part of what helped make my wedding reception perfect. I cannot say enough good things about them. I highly recommend them to anyone.
As I'm sure you know, bride and grooms don't get a whole lot of time to actually sit down and enjoy their meal. But the food I did get to taste was amazing and we heard all positive feedback from the guests. Everyone said how tender and delicious the meat was. Everything went off perfectly that night. I loved how we got our apps and meals plated to the table and didn't have to go through the buffet line, We received nothing but positive feedback and if we ever need a caterer again we will be sure to contact you and recommend you! :) Thanks again for everything!
I live in FL and went by a friend who highly recommended Chef Rey. So glad I did!!! There is nothing that I can add that hasn't already been said. Every review is so true. Couldn't believe how easy you made this for me! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU! Only regret is that there is only 5 Stars for rating - I would give it 100 Stars if I could.
The Chef Rey and the manager, Vikki were so helpful and full of ideas. We sat around and discussed the wedding like a group of old friends. Needless to say, the actual event was perfect. The staff showed up and were so helpful with everything and they did a superb job of cleaning up. My husband's cousins are still talking about how delicious the ham was! If you want a professional caterer who actually cares about your wedding, go no further than "Chef Rey's Catering". -Laurie K
Thank you to Chef Rey for the AMAZING job catering our wedding. He is the real thing kids....a great chef, and a wonderful person. If you have something coming up, ask me for his information. Everybody LOVED the food. -Kelly Lynn Keracher
We cannot thank you enough for a wonderful meal, on a very special occasion. The food and service were excellent. We had nothing but compliments from our guests. Your meal set the stage for a perfect wedding on Saturday. We were also very impressed with the seamless cooperation of Soldiers and Sailors. Exceeded our expectations, thank you very much!! I will spread the word! -Fred and Connie Perino
Everything was great! I thought all the food was very good and the service was as well. -Tyler Kimmel (University of Pittsburgh)
I was so pleased with how everything went! Everyone I talked to really enjoyed the food. I honestly don't have anything negative to say. Aaron and I both really appreciate all of the hardwork your team put into our reception. I would highly recommend you guys to anyone! -Rachel Pastorek.
The event honestly went so well. We were extremely happy with "Chef Rey's Experience" and would recommend you to all/would love to work with you again sometime. It was great working with you as well! Thank you for being a part of our special night and helping to make it one to remember. -Tyler Chilcott
Chef Rey not only creates the best food, he has such a servants heart, always ensuring his clients expectations are exceeded! -Suzy Chertik
Chef Rey has catered a number of events for my family and the food is always delicious! He catered both my shower and my wedding. The food was phenomenal and the hospitality of the staff was just as good! Chef Rey and Vikki are both so caring and will certainly take the time to make sure the event is perfect. We couldn't have asked for a better caterer! -RK
Awesome food it's the best! -Santa Marie Klingensmith
Chef Rey is an amazing person, chef and friend. His food is perfectly delicious and cooked with love. -John Z
Best night ever! Although it didn't start out that way. An ice storm caused some hiccups for the venue and the caterer. The venue (Renshaw Farms) lost power and had generators to overcome the power loss problem. They had heat and lights and the DJ was able to play the entire time with no problems. Chef Rey's catering cooks half a mile down from Renshaw Farms and they had no power. Luckily they had gas stoves and were still keen to cook everything perfectly. The food was amazing. And Rey & his staff were so friendly and helpful the whole night. I would not recommend anyone else. Chef Rey's Catering was absolutely the best! If you're planning a wedding, or any event, GIVE THEM A CALL! YOU WON'T REGRET IT! -Michelle P
I've been to many of Chef Rey's dinners and he puts out quite a spread. Tastes delicious. I can vouch he will do very well because he is very customer oriented. His prices are fair and his food is great. - Larry White
Best night ever! Although it didn't start out that way. An ice storm caused some hiccups for the venue and caterer. The venue (Renshaw Farms) lost power and had generators to overcome the power loss problem. They had heat and lights and thee DJ was able to play the entire time with no problems. Chef Rey's Catering cooks half a mile down from Renshaw Farms and they had no power. Luckily they have gas stoves and were still keen to cook everything perfectly. The food was amazing and Rey & his staff were so friendly and helpful the whole night. I would not recommend anyone else. Chef Rey's Catering was absolutely the best! If you're planning a wedding, or any event, GIVE THEM A CALL! YOU WON'T REGRET IT! -Michelle
My fiance & I could not be any happier to have chosen Chef Rey's Catering for our upcoming wedding. We had a free food tasting where we were able to bring our parents. He prepared full size portions of the food we wanted to try (there was so much food!). He & Vikki then took the time to discuss the details of our reception. We are on a budget and there were more than willing to accommodate that. I would highly recommend using Chef Rey's Catering for your wedding. -Amanda
My fiance & I attended a wedding in November and Chef Rey's Catering was the caterer. We were so impressed by the quality of the food & professionalism of his staff and he took the time to talk to my fiance about our wedding that we are definitely planning on using him as our caterer. -Tyler
Chef Rey, you and the staff was simply amazing. As always all of you made us feel very at ease with the food for the evening. Since Chevy Rey has done my wedding in 2017, I knew exactly what to expect.. Even if he hadn't, my niece could tell at the tasting, he knew his stuff and they had nothing to worry about. Everyone that night loved the food (pasta, chicken, salad, etc.). Everything was laid out perfectly and decorated very tastefully. Vikki, you were great to work with and made the process very easy. You are definitely an asset to Chevy Rey”s team. Chef Rey has both the personality and cooking skills to ensure your wedding meal will be excellent. Thank you to you, Chef Rey and his team for making my niece wedding everything she wanted it to be. Happy Holidays! -Dorothenia
I attended a wedding where Chef Rey's Catering was the caterer. Everything was fabulous. From the food, the service and the staff. Chef Rey even took the time to talk to me about my upcoming wedding as I am recently engaged. We are setting up a time to meet for a tasting and discuss mu upcoming wedding. I highly recommend Chef Rey. He & his team are amazing! -Heather
Everyone is still talking about how amazing the food was! Thank you all so much! -Leah Bragg
We continue to reminisce on how awesome our day was. And we cannot say enough good things about our Chef Rey experience. From all of the food tastings (due to all of our indecisiveness!) to the final planning to the actual wedding — it was just fantastic and EASY. We felt like you guys had it all covered, and that there was nothing to worry about going into the weekend. Relieving us of that burden meant a LOT, as we got to truly enjoy every bit of the celebrations, and we thank you for that! The food was as delicious as we thought it would be ;) So many of our friends and family spoke highly of it, and they also spoke highly of the stations set-up. If we could go back and do it again, we wouldn’t change a thing!! We will send anyone and everyone we know to Chef Rey’s, you can count on that. We also will send you some pictures from our photographer! — some of us with Chef Rey and some really nice photos of the food :) Many, many thanks!!! -Morgan and John
Words cannot express how thankful we are that we chose Chef Rey's Catering for our wedding. From the moment we first met Chef Rey and his staff (and the second and third time, when they let us come back for multiple tastings!), we knew we were in good hands. The planning process was effortless, and that's what we appreciated more than anything. Come wedding week, we had NOTHING to worry about -- the Chef Rey's team is professional, efficient, organized, and so much fun :) And did we mention the food? Phenomenal. For anyone looking for high-quality food, service, and a personable staff (with a head chef who LOVES to dance!), look no further than Chef Rey's Catering. -Morgan
It was wonderful, as I knew it would be. Everyone raved about the food. We will definitely be using you again. -Judy
Everything was very nice – The feedback from the food was all wonderful. The whole day could not have turned out nicer, it was perfect. I will be recommending your catering company to anyone and everyone and will certainly be seeing you at my next catered event. Thank you for your hard work and delicious food. -Cathy
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