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Catering by Garces


"Partnering with an organization that matches our passion for culinary and Latin hospitality with their passion for the arts has been so rewarding"—Chef Garces, about partnering with the Kimmel Center

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Garces Events have had a successful relationship since 2012.  Garces Events provides all catering and concessions across our campus.  Garces Events is led by the James Beard Award-winning Iron Chef Jose Garces.

Chef Garces brings his innovative and popular culinary techniques to the Kimmel Center, Academy of Music, and the Merriam Theater. Patrons can pair world-class performing arts experiences with cocktails and snacks prepared by Garces’ team of experienced and artful chefs. Garces concessions will be available to guests throughout the Kimmel Center’s campus including the Academy of Music and the Merriam Theater. Garces Events is a full-service catering and event division handling corporate, social and non-profit events as well as offsite catering services. For more information, please visit