At Locally Grown, we're proud to offer first-class catering. Our innovative recipes allow us to build unique menus that replace food service with cuisine, bringing a memorable experience to your production crew.
In addition to our founders being native Angelenos, we work with SoCal brands to offer the highest quality ingredients. We believe in supporting local commerce, which is why we partner with the following brands:
Windrose Farms - family run in San Luis Obispo County
Groundwork Coffee - a Westside favorite for years
Anson Mills - Organic Heirloom Grains
When working with Locally Grown, you can rest assured that responsible business practices are a priority in our operation. We participate in initiatives like Green Production Guide and The City of LA’s Green Business Program to ensure that we control our global footprint by reducing pollution and energy consumption, purchasing green products and maintaining diligent recycling programs.
Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef, Chris New, is taking his Michelin-star restaurant background and focusing his skills to provide an exceptional culinary experience for the entertainment industry, where he spent four years as a Teamster for the Local 399, working as a Chef Driver for a prestigious catering company. Chris has worked at some of the country's most desirable locations, learning from the top talent like Chefs Grant Achatz and Thomas Keller. His enthusiasm for world-class cuisine drives him to constantly hone his craft and create the ultimate dining experience.
On the business side of Locally Grown is Co-Founder, Chad Shamrock. Over the past decade, Chad has been an Innovator as Owner of a marketing website for small businesses and worked in Finance at Fortune 100 companies like Bank of America. He is an advocate for buying local while finding personal value in supporting his community. Chad was nominated for the 40 Under Forty Awards, a program recognizing young business leaders in the LA area. You'll likely talk to Chad on the phone or shake his hand at Locally Grown-catered events, as he enjoys cultivating relationships and discussing new opportunities.
Want to learn more? Preview some of our sample menus or drop us a line.