Every Detail. Every Time.


City Kitchen Catering was founded in 2002 by Gary Mercer and Scott Murphy, who recognized a need for higher-quality service that pushes boundaries and redefines successful catering. They both shared an innate desire for better food, quality, and service.

With this mission in mind, Mercer and Murphy assembled a team of talented and passionate professionals to serve the great city of Houston. Offering modern creations and inventive interpretations of American, international, and regional cuisine, City Kitchen Catering has risen to new heights, becoming the city’s premier catering company.

Whether serving large companies, charity benefits, or an intimate gathering, City Kitchen Catering offers flawless execution with diverse cuisine. Using the best ingredients and taking inspiration from around the globe, we can prepare any dish, in any style, and every food language. From casual gatherings to black tie galas, City Kitchen Catering guarantees an exceptional event in which we take care of every detail, every time.

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Passion & Expertise

With a desire to provide exceptional care and attention to every detail, our team brings unique talents and experience to the table. We custom design each menu and coordinate both the decor and food presentation for your event. We have long-standing relationships with numerous vendors who bring an extra level of detail, and when all of this comes together, the result is full-service catering that answers to the highest possible standards.

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