Summer Fruit Basket

Summer Fruit Basket

Full-Service Catering

Thank You to you for making Desirae and Nick’s wedding day absolute perfect. Your communication with Desirae throughout the whole planning process was wonderful and your willingness to meet her needs and wants was amazing. From securing the tent and dance floor, allowing us to stay a bit longer, to meeting with us at various times and to making sure everything was perfect and as Desirae requested. We appreciate your patience with the constant changes from the date change to the venue change, to the guest number changes, to the weather changes the day of. We especially appreciate your willingness to pull the chairs back outside at the last minute so that Desirae and Nick could have the outside ceremony they wanted. You were really awesome throughout the whole thing, from the first time they met with you right through to the end of the wedding. Thank You!!

The setup was beautiful and the food was absolutely superb. Your staff did an outstanding job of meeting the needs of the guests, clearing plates, refilling drinks and doing whatever was asked of them. We really do not have one single complaint. It truly was an awesome wedding and your huge part in it greatly helped to make it that way. We would definitely recommend you and H & J to any one looking for a caterer.

Thanks again for all you did to make this day absolutely perfect.
Adrienne was the catering coordinator for our wedding at Six Mile Creek Vineyard in Ithaca and she was amazing! From start to finish Adrienne was extremely organized and accommodating. She even kept in touch by email while she was on vacation!! My wife and I shopped around at several local restaurants and caterers and many of them were inflexible and unwelcoming; our experience with Adrienne and with Joe’s restaurant was so positive that we chose to host our rehearsal dinner there with 40 of our closest friends and family members the night before the wedding! On the wedding day itself I was impressed by how smoothly everything went and how effortlessly Adrienne put it all together. I didn’t even notice her or her staff once things got started, everything just seemed to happen like clockwork without any commotion. The food served at the reception tasted exactly as it did when we tried it in the restaurant and all of our guests commented that it was quite tasty and there was plenty of it. Overall I couldn’t be happier with our decision to choose Joe’s for such an important event. They performed flawlessly and provided warm and professional service, which is a major reason why we would choose to hire them again. And we highly recommend Adrienne as an event planner/coordinator who prepares for everything, communicates clearly and often, and can manage big events and big personalities with gentle ease.

Dustin was incredibly helpful throughout all of our planning process, and had tons of ideas regarding set up and order of events for the evening. The catering staff itself on our wedding day were incredibly friendly, and provided prime service. The food was DELICIOUS - I highly recommend the Pecan Chicken and the Gouda Mac and Cheese (Seriously, best choice ever!). They were incredibly accommodating and even set up our cupcakes we had delivered from Purity on our cupcake stand.
Adrienne and H&J Hospitality was AMAZING to work with. She was knowledgeable and organized. On the day of the wedding she was there with a smiling face and setting things up. I didn’t have to worry at all. I would definitely recommend their services again. Food was great too!

Ithaca Yacht Club

H&J Hospitality were excellent to work with during the entire wedding planning! I worked closely with Kelly and she was always accommodating and willing to meet whenever needed. They were very flexible with planning and even helped make so many decisions for me, which took a lot of stress away! H&J handled all of the rental equipment that I needed, catering, coordinated with my florist, baker, and entertainment! It was like I had a personal wedding planner! The venue was gorgeous and I would not have wanted our wedding anywhere else! Thank you H&J Hospitality for all of your help and making our wedding perfect!

Emerson Park Pavilion

2013: Clark + Walker Studios

2013: Clark + Walker Studios

Emerson Park Pavilion is an exceptional venue! My husband and I couldn’t be happier with the overall service that we received! Aside from the breathtaking views, and up-to-date, modern facilities - their service was wonderful! We particularly worked with Adrienne and Dustin. Throughout our year of planning, they both were available to answer questions, and help us in creating the wedding we had always dreamed of. They were very detail-oriented, and accommodated our every need! Set-up was done exactly how we asked, employees were friendly and professional, the food was excellent, and overall the wedding couldn’t have gone any smoother! Several guests came to us that night to tell us that, “The wedding was the best wedding they have ever been to!” Family and friends are still raving about it! I would recommend their services to anyone!! Thank you Emerson Park, for making our dream come true! The memories will be forever!
— Ryan and Alicia O'Rourke

I wanted to personally thank you and your staff for the outstanding job you did on the Tyburn Benefit Gala, We couldn’t have asked for a better accommodations (although I held my breath until everyone was seated!) , delicious food and great service. The word is out on the “New Pavilion”. Best of luck with many thanks!
2012: John Larkin Photography

2012: John Larkin Photography


I can not say how unbelievably great the staff was at my wedding! To say they were attentive is an understatement, I was greeted with a drink and asked if I needed anything. Throughout the evening the staff made sure me and my guests had everything we needed. The food was amazing from the appetizers to the main dish. The setting by the lake was breathtaking. Guests enjoyed relaxing on the outdoor rocking chairs looking at the fountain and lake. If you get married anywhere else you’ve made a mistake!


2014: Mary Dougherty Photography

2014: Mary Dougherty Photography

I wanted to tell you how much I appreciate everything you did for the wedding! Everyone was very happy with everything and thought things went smoothly. I know a big part of that was because of you and your staff.
Just a note to thank you for all you did to help make our daughter’s wedding day a joy. As you promised, everything came together! The food quality was excellent, as were the facilities and staff. Above all, your helpfulness and attention to detail were deeply appreciated.

Thank you so much for everything over the past year! You made this process easy and answered our endless questions. We greatly appreciate everything you’ve done!

The feedback we received from our friends and family were outstanding. No one has ever had better tasting food at a wedding - or ever, in the words of some. I (and Brandon!) second that completely - everything was perfect and we couldn’t have asked for anything more.
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