The Countdown Is On!

We only have one week left until the big day. The Thanksgiving feast can be one of the most difficult to pull off too. But with a little preparation and a few tricks, you can save yourself a lot of time and headaches. Organization can be your best friend when planning a party. And if you are having a larger group, it is always nice to ask your guests to bring the side dishes or appetizers. Any lit… Read More

Fall Vegetables

There are so many fabulous vegetables to choose from in the fall. The range of flavors and colors is sheer delight. And the plethora of ideas to cook each vegetable is nearly staggering but also allows us to have a lot of fun creating! From roasting and sauteing to creating unique soups and dips and pizza toppings, these vegetables can jazz up any meal. Try adding a few to your week night dinners… Read More

A Brief History of Catering

Catering is defined as the business of providing food and drink, typically at social events and in a professional capacity either on-site or at a remote site. The term was originally coined by the Merchant Marines, who were among the first to employ catering officers for their vessels. These catering officers were responsible for purchasing goods, preparing food, and serving the meals and beverage… Read More

Halloween Happenings – The Natural History Museum

BOO! Cackle! Trick or Treat!  TGIS is spooking up some party food across Southern California this year with creepy, spooky and savory treats for all the ghouls and souls that attend. One such spooktacular event was held at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles. The venue was transformed into a haunted museum on Sunday and dubbed “CAMP HALLOW”! The member only event included invitations that qu… Read More

Mother’s Day Celebration in Lakewood

This Mother’s Day show Mom how much you appreciate her with an unforgettable, all-you-can-eat dining experience provided by TGIS Catering at The Centre at Sycamore Plaza on Sunday, May 12.  In house caterer, Thank Goodness It’s Sofia (TGIS) prides itself on being one of the premier catering and event planning teams in the Southern California area.  Their talented team of chefs are planning a delic… Read More

TGIS Walks The Walk…For Kids

Here at TGIS Catering, we’re proud to be a company that consistently supports charitable organizations in our community. This past Sunday, we walked the walk…for kids. Team TGIS consisted of the owners, staff and thier family members. We were proud to participate in the Ronald McDonald Walk for Kids, at Shoreline Park in Long Beach. The Ronald McDonald Walk for Kids™ is a 5K event to raise funds… Read More

Celebrate Mother’s Day at MoLAA

Treat mom and the entire family to a delightful Mother’s Day Brunch at MoLAA. TGIS Catering is the exclusive caterer for this contemporary venue. We’ll be offering upscale food stations in the outdoor Sculpture Garden. Mom will enjoy complimentary champagne and live music in a peaceful setting surrounded by Latin American Sculptures and native cactus. We look forward to seeing you in this beautifu… Read More

Can you TASTE it?

Downtown Los Angeles is continuing it’s resurgence as a world class destination for entertainment. Urban living lofts, premiere sports complexes, nightclubs and restaurants are making Los Angeles a must visit destination for travelers, as well as a favorite spot for locals. With no signs of stopping the growth, a new city center has opened at 7th Street & Figueroa, now known as FIGat7th, This… Read More

Winter Wonderland

At TGIS we’re famous for our inventive cuisine, but that’s not all. We are also known for our full service event planning. In December, our namesake Sofia, designed the most spectacular corporate holiday event. The party was for a popular online company. It was held in the heart of the Arts District of Culver City, at the historic Book Bindery. The 900 guests in attendance were treated to a party… Read More

Betty Reckas Cultural Center – Hidden Long Beach Gem

Tucked away in the busting city of Long Beach, sits a hidden gem. It’s a place where couples can be married in a private setting. A beautiful stone laden courtyard boasts a breath taking white church, that is the backdrop for your ceremony. Steps away from the ceremony site, you’ll find a stunning ballroom for your reception. Recently having undergone a complete renovation, no detail has been forg… Read More