Phenomenal Food. Fanatical Service.
Focused on You.
Welcome to The Festive Kitchen

our story

The Festive Kitchen

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Since 1991

The Festive Kitchen is one of Dallas’ premier caterers for corporate and private events, weddings, and “take home catering”. What started out as a single person baking brownies for a hamburger bistro has blossomed into a one of a kind company that operates multiple divisions including catering, food manufacturing and gourmet food shops. With an eye for creativity and a taste concept defined as "recognizable gourmet", we are phenomenal food, fanatical service, focused on you.

0Years

Celebrating 26 years
of Festiveness

0Employees

bakers, cooks, chefs, drivers, salespeople, event coordinators

0Guests

4,875 guests in attendance at our largest single catered meal

0MCookie Dough Balls

6 million Cookie Dough Balls scooped and still counting

We're Not just any catering company.We are your Daily Necessity.
Full Service

Catering/Events

The Festive Kitchen Team can do anything... from private dinners to feasts for thousands. We pride ourselves on providing a customized catering experience for all of our clients. Let's get in touch. Let's meet. We know you'll be impressed!

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Food Shops

Take Home

No other catering company in the United States has taken the concept of "take home catering" to the level of The Festive Kitchen gourmet food shops. Offering 100 items daily and home delivery, we are our customer's daily necessity.

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Reader’s Choice: Best Caterer 2015

-D Magazine

The red velvet cookies were practically inhaled

-Dallas Mom's Blog

Catering Sensation

-D Magazine

People's Choice: Best chicken salad sandwich

-Richardson Living Magazine

Modern day superhero caters to mom's needs

-Park Cities People

meet the team

Sandy Korem

Founder/CEO

sandy@festivekitchen.com

Self-taught in the culinary arts, Sandy started the company in 1991. Under her guidance, The Festive Kitchen has been awarded numerous awards including The White House Food Service Medallion. She is also a frequent speaker at national restaurant shows, and contributor to several national food publications.

Leslie Riddle

Captain of the Mothership

leslie@festivekitchen.com

Heading up operations of two retail food shops, commissary kitchen, a dessert production kitchen and a frozen production kitchen is a hard work, but Leslie loves the creativity and challenges of the job.

Candice Weber

Bakery Manager

candice@festivekitchen.com

Candice leads our “sweetness” team which produces all desserts, cookie dough balls, and "It’s Freakin’ Awesome" Nosh Bag.

Christi Mann

Catering Producer

christi@festivekitchen.com

Christi has vast retail experience with FK food shops and event rentals. Her contagious enthusiasm is a hallmark of her unrivaled client customer service.

Debra Sliger

Food Shop Manager - Richardson

debra@festivekitchen.com

With more than 10 years of experience as one of our retail managers, Debra's favorite part of her job is making her customers happy.

Eddie Szep

Catering Producer

eddie@festivekitchen.com

With many years of high end retail food experience, Eddie brings his can-do attitude to work every day to help our customers have an easy, memorable experience.

Julie Davidson

Snider Food Shop Manager

julie@festivekitchen.com

Julie loves to see our customers and help make The Festive Kitchen their daily necessity.

LuLu Rodriquez

Logistics Manager

lulu@festivekitchen.com

1-800 LuLu. Anything, anywhere, anytime... she can do it all.

Maria Moncada

Frozen Production Manager

maria@festivekitchen.com

Maria has managed the production of over 6 million of our hand-scooped cookie dough balls...and still counting. Her team produces over 60 of the items sold at Festive Kitchen food shops on a daily basis.

Patti Hunter

Operations General Manager

patti@festivekitchen.com

With 26 years of continued growth, Patti keeps the company in compliance so we can change “on a dime” to meet the needs of our customers.

find us

Festive Fast
Festive Fast Delivery

Never cook again. Award-winning meals delivered from The Festive Kitchen to your kitchen.

The Catering Coach
The Catering Coach

Elite training & consulting group helps caterers and restaurateurs reach their catering potential.

It's Freakin' Awesome
It's Freakin' Awesome

The sweet, salty, crunchy snack with a kick. A nosh like no other created by The Festive Kitchen.

Jimmy's Food Store
Jimmy's Food Store

Select flavors of Festive Kitchen's famous hand-scooped cookie dough balls available daily.

Dignity Memorial
Dignity Memorial

Serving families who wish to celebrate the lives of loved ones through food & hospitality.

Cascades Event Center
Cascades Event Center

The Festive Kitchen is the exclusive caterer for the premier event venue in North Dallas.

Central Market
Central Market

Our cookie dough balls and "It's Freakin Awesome" snack mix sold at all 9 stores statewide.

AT&T Stadium
AT&T Stadium

Watch the Cowboys play and enjoy our "It's Freakin' Awesome" snack mix available at AT&T Stadium.

get in touch

Mailing

The Festive Kitchen
P.O. Box 831587
Richardson, TX 75083

Snider Food Shop

3404 Rosedale Ave.
Dallas, TX 75225

Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday: closed
Call for summer/seasonal hours

julie@festivekitchen
(214) 363-5111

Richardson Food Shop

515 W. Campbell Rd., Ste 106
Richardson, TX 75080

Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-3pm
Sunday: closed
Call for summer/seasonal hours

debra@festivekitchen
terri@festivekitchen
(972) 907-0146