About Olive

With 35+ years of industry experience and a true passion for her work, Olive is known for her utmost attention to detail and her unparalleled level of event planning. Olive currently sits on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Restaurant Association, where she chairs the Caterers Committee for the state, and is a past board member and Treasurer of the International Caterers Association. She also serves on the board of the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce as chair of the Membership Committee and is a frequent speaker at Cater Source, as well as, other industry events.


  Dear Olive (and team), Thank you so much for exceeding all expectations and making Jessica's wedding the most perfect day ever. Olive, the food was spectacular, the service impeccable, but more important was your attention to us- making sure everything flowed beautifully. You are more than a "caterer." You are the best planner! We [...]

By |November 2nd, 2013|Testimonials|0 Comments

Wedding Trend: Simple Elegance

We are always on the lookout for the latest wedding trends here at The Casual Gourmet. Glitter was all the rage a few years ago, adding an element of flash and fabulous to any event. Fast forward to today and we are seeing a different vision from many of our couples. Many couples are seeking an understated, simple elegance for their special day. [...]

By |May 14th, 2013|Real Wedding|0 Comments

Cocktails and Connections 2013

As many of you know, last night was the annual Cocktails and Connections party hosted by the Casual Gourmet and The Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce . It was a great success with over 175 wedding industry professionals at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod ! Once again, Rentals Unlimited out did themselves with their [...]

By |January 30th, 2013|Other|2 Comments

Catersource Scholarship Winner!

We are happy to announce that our very own Kristin Shaner has won the prestigious Chef David Keener Memorial Culinary Scholarship award and is going to to Catersource this March! The ICAEF established this scholarship after David passed away in 2010, with the goal of creating an on-going Chef’s scholarship to deserving ICA chefs to attend [...]

By |January 21st, 2013|Other|1 Comment

Christmas Party Thank You

I wanted to thank you for the wonderful food Casual Gourmet made for my husband's office staff party. Everything was delicious and everyone raved about it. The stuffed chicken breast was a hit, as were the coconut chicken with honey lime sauce and lobster corn quesadillas.  The lobster mac and cheese also received rave reviews. [...]

By |December 20th, 2012|Testimonials|0 Comments

Retirement Lunch

Good MorningI just wanted to thank your company so much for the beautiful spreadthat was put together for our event on November 20th. We know thatCasual Gourmet was so busy during the Holiday week and your hard workwith short notice for our Bank did not go unnoticed! Please pass on ourpraise! The event turned out [...]

By |December 6th, 2012|Testimonials|0 Comments

Thanksgiving Thank You Card!!

To Casual Gourmet! Your food was delicious! Loved the turkey and the pies, potato and all!   Thank you The Ciccarelli Family

By |November 26th, 2012|Testimonials|0 Comments

Nicole & Winslow

Dear Mary,   We can not thank you enough for the amazing job you and your staff did that made our wedding the most amazing time of our life. The same can be said for the rehearsal dinner as well. As a bridge, I felt completely comfortable and had no worries and in the end [...]

By |November 23rd, 2012|Testimonials|0 Comments

ICA comes to Cape Cod!

Last weekend Olive and the Casual Gourmet hosted the International Caterers Association’s (ICA) annual Board of Director’s retreat. Despite the poor weather that Hurricane Sandy brought to us, the group managed to wine and dine while seeing the sites of Cape Cod.On the first night, Olive hosted a cocktail party at Heritage Museums and Gardens!  Not [...]

By |October 31st, 2012|Other|0 Comments

Liz & Darren

Mary and Sophie,We are so thankful for the amazing job Casual Gourmet did for our wedding Aug. 18. The food is something our guest (and we) are still talking about, and the service and support was absolutely top-notch. Our expectations were met- and then exceeded!Thank you so much for making our special day run smoothly [...]

By |October 26th, 2012|Testimonials|0 Comments