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The Casual Gourmet is Cape Cod's foremost caterer with nearly three decades of experience planning and executing fabulous Cape Cod weddings and events.

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CASUAL SATURDAY AT HYCC – Olive Chase of Casual Gourmet is ready to open a Casual Gourmet Express during the grand reopening Sept. 22 of the Scudder Family Café at Hyannis Youth and Community Center. Cheering her on are, left to right, Assistant Town Manager Mark Ells, Recreation Commission Chairman Joe O’Brien, Dave Chase, Marge [...]

By |September 28th, 2012|Other|0 Comments

Scudder Cafe to Open at Hyannis Youth and Community Center

This article is from the Hyannis-Barnstable Patch, view the original article here. The opening of the new cafe run by the Casual Gourmet will be on September 22, the third birthday celebration of HYCC. By Jennifer Simckowitz The Hyannis Youth & Community Center will celebrate its third year of operation by welcoming The Casual Gourmet as the new [...]

By |August 12th, 2012|Other|0 Comments

Casual Gourmet celebrates 25th Anniversary with CCH donation

This article was originally published in the Cape & Plymouth Business Magazine, view original article here.Local businesswoman Olive Chase, founder and owner of The Casual Gourmet in Centerville, the Cape Cod Mall and the Cape Cod Hospital lobby, recently donated $3,000 to Cape Cod Hospital to benefit the Emergency Center. The money was raised during a month-long fund-raiser in August at [...]

By |September 12th, 2011|Other|0 Comments

10 Questions with The Casual Gourmet’s Olive Chase

This article was originally published on the Barnstable-Hyannis Patch, view the original article here. The cakes are legendary, the catering exquisite. It's a good thing for the Cape that Chase loves a challenge. By Marisa Powers 10 Questions, Shoot! Q: What did you dream of being as a kid? I am pretty sure that I planned on being a famous [...]

By |May 14th, 2011|Other|0 Comments


This article was originally posed on, view original article here.With springtime (and wedding season!) right around the corner, we reached out to one of our favorite Cape Cod caterers, Olive Chase of The Casual Gourmet, for some feedback on current coastal trends, incorporating personal touches into your menu, and eating locally procured foods in style. Click {Read More} to [...]

By |February 24th, 2011|Other|0 Comments


This article was originally posted on, view original article here.When it comes to planning a wedding, there's an endless list of things to think about. The location, guest accommodations and party activities just skim the surface. Every little detail in the wedding has a goal to be that memorable moment for the bride and groom and all their guests. [...]

By |February 17th, 2011|Other|0 Comments

Casual Gourmet Express offers local option

This article was originally published by the Barnstable Patriot, view orginial article here. Written by Patriot Staff Ribbon cut at mall location “It’s Leo’s fault I’m here,” Casual Gourmet owner Olive Chase declared at the grand opening of the company’s Express location in the Cape Cod Mall food court. “Leo” is Leo Fein, the mall’s [...]

By |August 28th, 2009|Other|0 Comments

Meet Chef Olive Chase of the Casual Gourmet Read more: Meet Chef Olive Chase of the Casual Gourmet

This article was originally posted on, view the original article here.By Stephanie FosterThe new home of Casual Gourmet at the old H&K building in Centerville looks deceptively simple. There’s a little cafe on one side where locals sit at small glass-topped tables to enjoy breakfast or lunch. On the other side, there is a consulting area with displays [...]

By |January 9th, 2007|Other|0 Comments