(231) 383-5156Elberta, Michigan 49628

Client Reviews

"I went on faith with Jim and he certainly lived up to it."

Lucy Michen, North Carolina


"Your preparation for the event covered all of the arrangements for a smooth and enjoyable evening."

John and Katherine Miller, Aspen, CO


"Our clients departed the ship talking about how delectable the food was, and how beautifully it was presented"

Jan Chapman, TRAVERSE, Northern Michigan's Magazine


"With Jim keeping us on course, selecting the menu was exciting and effortless."

Jennifer & Bob Gaston, Traverse City


"Your expertise in the planning, set up, preparation and delivery was with out fault."

Tom and Judy Twigg, Frankfort


"Jim had suggestion after suggestion and worked our preferences into the menu."

Stuart White, Ann Arbor


"I did not know Jim or his business, or the two locations where the two functions were held. All of the arrangements were made over the phone from North Carolina while snow was still on the ground in Michigan. Jim was great to work with!"

Lucy Mischen, North Carolina


"God willing, we will be blessed with more babies and more baptisms. If so, we hope Jim will help us create more unforgettable family events."

Jennifer & Bob Gaston, Traverse City


"We entertained over 40 family and friends, and they still talk about the event and the great food."

Gustaf Andreasen, Detroit


"Your planning made it a beautiful event. The service you provided was perfect, quiet and
unobtrusive."

Mica Jones, Midland


"Crystal Lake Catering Company took care of three meals surrounding our son’s wedding. Each of these events was unique and handled with professionalism."

Barbea Heiman, Beulah


"His staff made a magnificent effort to make our occasion a grand event, one to remember."

Rev. Edward Slate, Stanwood


"The day could have not been more perfect! Jim and staff were so well prepared and so mindful of all the little details that go in to making a memorable event."

Jennifer and Bob Gaston, Traverse City


"You have our wholehearted endorsement as a fine caterer."

John and Katherine Miller, Aspen, CO


"We were completely overwhelmed at the quality of the food for a setting of over 175 guests."

Charlie & Leah Gerlach, Onekama


"Crystal Lake Catering’s staff was unobtrusive and attentive."

John & Carolyn Lewis, Platte Lake


"As a tribute to a job well done, many thought there were two separate caterers, as the food and
atmosphere was perfect for each setting and event, yet very different."

Lucy Mischen, North Carolina


"Jim has assisted me in entertaining important clients who have been guests at my cottage. I have been extremely pleased."

Webb, Jr., Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP


"I give Crystal Lake catering Company ‘two thumbs up`. If you want to treat business associates to an unsurpassed Northern Michigan dining experience, I highly recommend Jim and his staff."

Bob Schiewe, Magnetic Inspection Laboratory, Inc.


"My husband and I appreciate your efforts and your skill and very much would like to plan our next catering event in the future."

Mica Jones, Midland


"The logistics of planning a Michigan wedding from Rhode Island could have been awesome. Jim was very helpful in working with us long distance to coordinate the event."

Marcia Mallory, Rhode Island


"No matter how you choose to entertain, it will be a pleasurable experience of you let Crystal Lake Catering Company help you."

Charlotte Reid, Aurora Illinois


"They are creative, reliable and reasonably priced."

Mildred Tinker, D.D.S, Flint