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

our story

The Festive Kitchen


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.


Celebrating 26 years
of Festiveness


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


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

0MCookie Dough Balls

8 million Cookie Dough Balls scooped and still counting

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


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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Richardson caterer scoops 8 millionth cookie dough ball

-The Dallas Morning News

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


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

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.

Terri Felts

Snider Food Shop Manager

With many years of corporate retail food experience, Terri reminds us all every day how much she loves her customers!

Christi Mann

Catering Producer

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

Eddie Szep

Catering Producer

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.

Jodi Delay

Catering Manager

With over 15 years of Festive catering experience, Jodi can make sure your event meets your exact needs.

LuLu Rodriquez

Kitchen Manager

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

Maria Moncada

Frozen Production Manager

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

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

Central Market
Central Market

Three flavors of our cookie dough balls and baked brownies available in the freezer section at all 10 stores statewide.

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.

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


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

(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

(972) 907-0146