Essential Catering Solutions is located in Lakeland, FL, and specializes in weddings and special events. For owner Dorcas Crumbley, the key ingredient is her cherished clients’ individual needs. She tailors her dishes to to-be-weds preferences with the hope of complementing what is bound to be a memorable and meaningful occasion. From plated meals to chic charcuterie displays, her team takes inspiration from your chosen theme and desired vibe. Head chef Dorcas Crumbley has garnered over 20 years of experience in the food and hospitality industries. She prides herself on providing a truly customized service for soon-to-be-newlyweds. Food is so much a part of how we celebrate and remember some of life’s key moments. To this end, her mission is to ensure that guests and couples alike enjoy a unique culinary experience. Dorcas views her role as so much more than just a chef. She brings empathy, heart, and compassion to every client’s door. Treat your guests to sumptuous hors d’oeuvres during cocktail hour before sitting down to delicious entrées at the reception. A snapshot of starters includes Caprese salad, personalized platters, artichoke dip, and deviled eggs. For the main course, there is the option of rosemary chicken, shrimp in a multitude of flavors, and honey glazed ham. Vegetarian dishes are also available upon request. Dessert bites are an ideal way to conclude dinner, and Dorcas’ displays feature mini cheesecakes, red velvet cake, chocolate chip cookies. You can collaborate with this talented chef and avail of private tastings to find the perfect fit for your fabulous day.