About Zeffert and Gold Catering and Event Planning

Zeffert & Gold Catering and Event Planning is a leading catering service provider in the Baltimore, Maryland – Washington, DC metropolitan areas (including Greater Baltimore, Washington, DC, and select areas of the mid-Atlantic). Over 25 years, we have built our reputation on quality, accumulating praise for our exceptional service and fresh food. We pride ourselves on creating imaginative, elegant events through a process that is fun and friendly.

We are very proud of our focus on:

At Zeffert and Gold Catering, we are committed to sustainable, green practices throughout our entire business. Zeffert and Gold’s Green Practices Include:

  • Recycling cardboard, metals, paper, and plastic
  • Source Local and/or organic food and beverages when available or appropriate
  • Offer sustainable fish, grass-fed beef and free-range chicken upon request
  • Provide bulk servings of typical single-serve packages (such as coffee creamers, sugar, and juices) upon request
  • Provide filtered water in bulk containers as an alternative to bottled water
  • Use either compostable or recyclable paper goods
  • Employ reusable real china service ware upon request
  • Reuse buffet décor
  • Source event equipment, staffing, flowers, and alcohol suppliers from local sources
  • Maintain sustainable office and kitchen spaces (i.e. motion-censored lighting, LED fixtures, green cleaning products, recycled paper products in bathrooms, composting kitchen scraps)
  • Donate leftover foods to a local food bank
  • Compost all food scraps and coffee grounds
  • Execute zero waste events upon request
  • Provide all applicable waste to biofuel recycling programs
We strongly support Baltimore and Washington area local artisans and farmers by seeking out the best possible ingredients to offer to our clients. At Zeffert and Gold we pride ourselves on developing menus that incorporate seasonal products which excite our clients while being socially responsible.

The support of our business comes from the Greater Baltimore, MD – Washington DC vicinity. Zeffert & Gold Catering and Event Planning believes that by participating in service to our area we strengthen our reputation not only as Maryland’s top caterer, but as members of our community as well. That is why we are active supporters of many of Baltimore’s local charities including, but not limited to Art With A Heart, Associated Catholic Charities, BARCS, Believe In Tomorrow National Children’s Foundation, Days End Farm, Girl Scouts of Central Maryland, Luke’s Wings, Stella Maris, the United Way and many other local schools and religious organizations.

Our executives bring over 80 years combined experience in the business of hospitality and food arts in the Baltimore metropolitan area. Please take a moment to get to know us better by browsing through the biographies of our staff