Catering with love

For over 3 decades

our story

Since 2003, Applause Catering + Events has been voted Best Caterer nine different times by Grand Rapids Magazine. Founded in 1989, Applause has evolved into a full service catering and event design company with an unrivaled list of services from At Home Catering to Weddings, Corporate Events, Event Design and Barbeque Boys.

No detail is too small or too complex for our experienced team of experts. Applause has served a wide range of clients – from heads of corporations to many very happy brides – and cater to each one with the same level of outstanding service. We have partnerships with all the exclusive venues in West Michigan and can cater to all these locations as well as many others in the area. 

Our goal is to provide you a one-of-a-kind experience that leaves a smile on your face by providing warm customer service, custom-made menus, delightful culinary treats, breathtaking venues, creative table presentation and VIP treatment for all guests and clients. Applause Catering + Events recognizes that focusing on all the details is what delivers that special element that makes your event sparkle and we have the flexibility to handle your unique requests.

We have accumulated wisdom in the industry by combining the collective abilities and expertise from all our Team members. On all the memorable days in your life from Wedding Receptions, Corporate Events, Barbeques, Proms, Showers, Charity Galas, In-home celebrations, let Applause Catering + Events handle all the details.

Call to speak to one of our Sales + Event Designers at 616.940.0001

David Castro Godoy - President and Owner

Minority Owned

Applause owner David Castro Godoy is a proud immigrant from Mexico. Now an equally joyful US Citizen, David has worked in every facet of the business, from back of the house to front, and understands the challenges of each. Though we feature a diverse menu of foods from all over the world, some of our most rewarding jobs allow David to share food from his rich Mexican heritage and the regional cuisines his homeland is known for.

Diversity and Inclusion at our Heart

At Applause Catering + Events we know that the best solutions, the tastiest food and the most creative, empowered teammates come from diverse backgrounds. With that in mind, we practice inclusion in our hiring of all races, ethnicities, genders or sexual orientations, in addition to full compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal employment laws. Through our years of devotion to embracing diversity and inclusion, we have a stronger team for it.

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3755 Broadmoor Avenue Suite C Grand Rapids, MI 49512
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