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What's Happening on the Water

The Grateful Palate's reputation stretches across South Florida; but there's more to us than exceptional catering and events services. From insider tips to special events and more, read on to learn how to get the most out of Fort Lauderdale's favorite waterfront event center.

  • thanksgiving turkey
    November 04

    Have A Stress-Free Thanksgiving Feast

    If it’s your turn to host Thanksgiving this year, you have several options for dazzling the entire family. Option one is to begin the prep 24 hours in advance. You will need to set up a brine for the turkey and prep the many side dishes so that on Thanksgiving day, you can play Tetris with your oven as you heat each one to be ready and hot just as everyone is ready to eat. 

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  • colorful pumpkins
    October 07

    Stay in This Halloween

    With Halloween right around the corner, you’re probably already trying to pick between a dozen different things to do or places to be. Instead of spending hours trying to get a bartender's attention and screaming to talk to your friend 2 inches away from you, what if the party came to you? This Halloween, throwing your own unforgettable costume is easier than ever thanks to Grateful Palate Catering & Events!

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  • cake with flowers and candy
    September 02

    Special Events Done Right

    Special events in your life deserve to be properly celebrated. At Grateful Palate, we believe that you should always get to celebrate the way you want and no event is too small for world-class attention to detail. If you have a birthday, anniversary, baby shower, or other special events that you want to celebrate, look no further.

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  • grateful palate interior decor
    August 05

    Remarkable Renovations

    For most, June marks the beginning of summer and the transfer over to a beach and sunshine state of mind. Here at Grateful Palate, this past June also brought new beginnings and a brand new look. We wanted our aesthetics to match the diversity and freedom from the norm that our dishes bring, so we chose birds and nature as the central themes to help us achieve this ambiance.

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  • dinner meeting
    July 01

    One Stop Shop for Corporate Events

    A delicious meal paired with the right atmosphere will make any corporate event memorable. However, here at Grateful Palate, memorable is just the start. Our venue amenities are designed to ensure a productive day on top of the happy team.

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  • child holding flag at fourth of july bbq
    June 03

    Fourth of July Cookout

    There’s nothing quite like hosting a Fourth of July cookout. Friends and family all gather around to laugh and share stories; their attire is so conspicuous that it can probably be seen from an orbiting satellite. Cold beer is flowing and hamburgers are rolling off the grill. The thing is, you have one grill, 30 guests, and only so much patience. This Fourth of July, relax and let Grateful Palate Catering & Events take care of the work so you can properly enjoy the festivities.

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  • server carrying tray of food
    May 06

    Create a Memorable Memorial Day Weekend

    Many people see Memorial Day weekend as the start of summer. On Monday, May 27, millions of Americans will be observing a national holiday as they honor those who fought and died for our country. They observe this important holiday by spending quality time with friends and family over the three-day weekend. This year, Grateful Palate Catering & Events wants you to have extra time with those friends and family by allowing us to take care of the cooking for you.

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  • easter breakfast spread
    April 01

    Easter Joy Brought to Your Front Door

    Easter may be a joyous occasion that brings together family and friends but it can also get quite hectic. With Easter egg hunts, candy galore and all-day events, it can be hard to find the time to prepare a feast-worthy meal or gather the troupe to all go out. This Easter, let Grateful Palate Catering & Events worry about the gourmet preparation so you can focus on what really matters: family!

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  • catering canapes for party
    March 04

    Get Lucky with Our Catering This St. Patrick’s Day

    "There's a pot of food at the end of this rainbow!" St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday better known for drinking and eating in the United States more so than the Irish saint it celebrates. 

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  • wedding dinner table setting
    February 04

    Plan A Romantic Valentine’s Day Wedding

    Did you know Valentine’s Day is one of the most popular days to tie the knot? We sure do! If you’ve always dreamed of marrying your sweetheart on one of the most romantic months of the year, start planning ahead now!

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  • grateful palate wedding catering
    January 01

    Take Your Wedding to the Next Level

    Our mission is to offer venue and catering services that make the most special day in your life the most memorable one to everyone else. We’ve started with a beautifully re-designed venue offering 360-degree views of the intercoastal waterfront. 

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  • new years party
    December 03

    Ring in the New Year Here!

    What better way to welcome 2019 than with your very own celebration, hosted at our dazzling new facilities? With sweeping views of the Intercoastal Waterway and indoor/outdoor seating, it’s the perfect backdrop to an unforgettable New Years Party. 

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