Event Catering at Descanso Gardens


The Kitchen at Descanso is honored to provide full-service catering at Descanso Gardens. From romantic weddings, baby showers and anniversary parties to milestone birthday celebrations, corporate meetings and retreats, galas and fundraisers, The Kitchen is here to make your event the most memorable. Our catering services are customized to your needs for the perfect event, from signature cocktails, menu planning, and an incomparable outdoor setting. Descanso Gardens is the perfect setting for your next soiree.

Like Descanso Gardens, The Kitchen is rooted in the local communities of Pasadena, La Cañada, and Los Angeles. Our approach is both local, highly personalized, and dedicated to providing the most memorable meals and events for our guests and clients.

Our menus and food reflect the bounty of the changing seasons, produce from local farms, and time-tested recipes that our clients love. Our team’s passion for hospitality and entertaining has been cultivated over more than thirty five years of doing business within in our local communities.

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To receive more information about private events at Maple and Descanso Gardens, please contact our catering and events specialist:

(213) 864-2241 | descansoevents@patinagroup.com


LOCATIONS

MAIN LAWN
The well manicured grand lawn provides a natural canvas surrounded by live oaks and is perfect for accommodating grand scale ceremonies for up to 300 guests.

VAN DE KAMP HALL
This craftsman-style building brings the outside in with its natural and rustic architecture, concrete floors and vaulted ceilings. The hall is located near the entrance of the gardens with an outdoor courtyard style patio.

BODDY HOUSE
Perched high above the Descanso Gardens landscape on the crest of a hill, the regency style two-story, 22 room mansion, creates an ideal setting for smaller intimate gatherings.

ROSE GARDEN
Gazebo & Pavillion
Couples can wed at the Victorian-style gazebo, and continue their outdoor celebration in a timber and stone pavilion bordered by the bloom’s of rose bushes from around the world.

OAK GROVE
This airy and divine forest has trails off the beaten path, shade and a central location ideal for exchanging vows underneath live oaks.

MAPLE RESTAURANT
Host an array of events from celebratory dinners and engagements, to baby showers, landmark birthdays or anniversary parties and more at one of the best brunch restaurants in Los Angeles.