Proud. Passionate. Professional.

We bring Chef Jose Garces’ bold flavors and our unparalleled hospitality directly to your celebration.

Garces Events is the full-service event-planning and catering division of Garces, built on a foundation of deeply rooted Latin culture, world-renowned cuisine and exceptional hospitality. As an established restaurant group of more than 12 years, created and led by James Beard Award Winning Chef – Jose Garces, Garces operates more than 20 restaurants in the region. Garces Events brings the flavors of the restaurants to the the events, providing clients with teams of culinary experts, detail-oriented event planners and exceptional service to guests. 

As exclusive caterers of Kimmel Center properties, including the Academy of Music, as well as The Cira Centre Atrium and Olde Bar, the Garces Events team can design a menu exclusively for you as well as plan the details of your day.

Have the Garces Experience come to you! Whether you are looking to host your affair at a venue, or your home or office; from casual business luncheons, outdoor cocktails parties, to black-tie affairs. 

“Food has an unusual and powerful way of bringing people together; it’s a big reason why I became a chef. With Garces Events, my team and I are privileged to be a part of our guests’ most memorable and exciting occasions, and that drives everything that we do – down to the smallest detail.” – Chef Jose Garces

Host your event at one of our exclusive venues:

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

The Academy of Music

The Cira Centre Atrium at JG Domestic

The Olde Bar

Delaware River Waterfront   

Host your event at one of our preferred venues:

Fairmount Boathouse Row

Mask and Wig Club

National Museum American Jewish History

One Liberty Observation Deck

Physick House

Powel House

Power Plant


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Distance from Independence Visitor Center: 0.76 miles
Distance from Sister Cities Visitor Center: 0.85 miles
Distance from Pennsylvania Convention Center: 0.57 miles

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