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Catching Pure Joy on the Wedding Flip Side

Catching Pure Joy on the Wedding Flip Side

 There were two sides to this wedding coin and each were vastly different from one another, yet both extremely beautiful. Kalpana and Matt tied the knot at the beautiful estate venue, Villa Verano in the foothills of Santa Barbara. Trina Scmidt worked with us and helped the couple coordinate and flip this glorious wedding from […]

Soiree in the Sun

Soiree in the Sun

You just got engaged and your childhood vision of looking out on your closest friends and family as twinkling market lights dance above your heads is that much closer to reality. Until you start planning your big day and realize that blissful evening fairy tale is more expensive than you thought! If you’re looking for […]

Presqu’ile Winery – A Hilltop Oasis in Wine Country

Presqu’ile Winery – A Hilltop Oasis in Wine Country

With a secret garden, modern architecture and a manicured amphitheater at your fingertips, choosing Presqu’ile (press – KEEL) winery for your ideal event location is a no brainer. Perched atop an ideal peak in Santa Barbara County’s wine country, Presqu’ile – meaning ‘almost an island’ – surrounds you with idyllic rolling hills, 200 acres of […]

A Taste of Historic Santa Barbara

A Taste of Historic Santa Barbara

You can get a taste of the Downtown Historic District in Santa Barbara when you visit or have an event at Jamie Slone Wines. Their classic Santa Barbara Tasting Room is located at the Wine Collection of El Paseo. It’s the perfect spot to host an intimate welcome reception, engagement party, private event, holiday, birthday […]

Spanish Style Venue Paired with Delicous Wedding Fare

Spanish Style Venue Paired with Delicous Wedding Fare

Pure Joy Catering’s brides and grooms go wild for our delicious taco stations with handmade tortillas! It is such a fun & interactive way to have your guests enjoy their experience. Choose from mouth watering items such as sizzling Beef Carnitas, Tomatillo Chicken, Grilled Shrimp, Fresh Fish, Refried Beans with Garlic and Onions, Traditional Spanish Roasted […]

Maggie & Andrew Sittin’ by the Sea. K.I.S.S.I.N.G.

Maggie & Andrew Sittin’ by the Sea. K.I.S.S.I.N.G.

All senses were engaged at this beautiful wedding reception. The scent of the fresh sea breeze. Bold pops of tangerine flowers against the colbalt blue and white striped table runners. Scrumptious food prepared by yours truly – Pure Joy Catering. Crashing waves in the background and laughter all around. Every detail came together swimmingly and […]

Wine Country Wedding at Lincourt Winery

Wine Country Wedding at Lincourt Winery

Love is in the air. Candace & Tom are celebrating their sweet nuptials at Lincourt Vineyards with a Family Style presented Pan Sautéed Halibut with Red Wine Butter Reduction and Bistecca Florentina. The meals are perfectly paired with the delicous wines of Lincourt. We love the rustic touch of the Pure Joy’s wooden cake pedestal; it’s so fitting for the rustic […]

Private Santa Ynez Wedding

Private Santa Ynez Wedding

A Note From the Brides! “We cannot say enough about how fabulous our Wedding Day was! Working with Pure Joy Catering was wonderful. Dennis and his amazing team skillfully and professionally made our vision a reality. The food was artistic, beautifully presented, and served family style, conveying a feeling of a large boisterous family dinner with flavors […]