The Fabulous Foods of Canopy Rose Catering

Beautiful...Fresh...Delicious Food ...Popping with Pizzazz!

So what is it that sets the catering and event design of Canopy Rose apart from other Tallahassee area caterers? Is it passion, culinary creativity, extraordinary experience? What is that special something that makes Canopy Rose Catering stand head and shoulders above the crowd of caterers? We cordially invite you to scroll, scroll, scroll through all our deliciousness and taste our fabulousness for yourself.

Thursday, April 3, 2008

Join The Canopy Rose Event Staff Team

Looking for a great part-time job?

Canopy Rose has one of the most generous pay scales of anywhere in the industry.

CEO, Kathi Dameron designed the payment plan after taking a sabbatical of sorts from owning Canopy Rose Catering, a premiere North Florida catering and special event company that catered to the Who’s Who of Florida for over a decade.

During her sabbatical, Kathi had the opportunity to work as an employee on a couple of different occasions and was able to see things from an entirely different perspective.

What she saw was that many businesses are not fair to the staff who are the real backbone of the business.

It didn’t take long for Kathi to adopt the mind-set of “worker advocate.”

This enlightened advocacy viewpoint is the basis for a unique employee pay incentive structure that not only trains, supports and empowers the staff of Canopy Rose Culinary Arts Studio and Catering Company but also generously rewards them for their hard work, dedication and commitment to culinary and special event excellence.

Event staff at Canopy Rose earn between $10.00 to $25.00 per hour.

All event staff begin at $10.00 an hour on their first event, then with each successive event their rate of pay increases in five cent increments until they reach a $25.00 cap (which occurs on the 300th event that they work with Canopy Rose.)

Once a member of the Event Staff attains the $25.00 cap, they will become eligible for company bonuses, which is another great incentive and reward for valuable contributions in building a great business.

A Brief Note On Canopy Rose Event Staff Expectations:

Confidentiality – It is an honor and a privilege to cater to our clients. As a team member of Canopy Rose Culinary Arts Studio and Catering Company you will be expected to treat ALL details about our catered events as confidential information.

Professionalism ~ Staff are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner at all times. Please review the company handbook for a more detailed discussion of staff expectations, etc.

For more information about becoming an event staff team member of Canopy Rose, please contact Kathi Dameron at canopyrose@aol.com or at 850-539-7750.

We are in the business of catering legislative, corporate, charitable /non-profit and social events in the North Florida and South Georgia market. From office luncheons to black-tie galas and weddings. We work within a radius of 100 miles of Tallahassee, Florida… sometimes further away (depending on the event.)

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Pick Your Bread & Spread

Bread of the Day 1.00

French Bread Baguette Rounds 1.00

Garlic Bread 1.25

Pita Bread 1.50

Corn Bread with Green Chilies and Cheese 2.95

Honey-Jalapeno Corn Bread 2.95

Salsa and Cheese Bread Ole! 2.95

French Bread with Chevre, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Chives 2.95

Strawberry Streusel Muffins 3.95

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins 3.95

Prize Winning Caraway Onion Puffs 3.95

Phyllo Cheese Straws with Pesto 4.95

French Bread w/ Pesto, Feta Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Olives 4.95

Bohemian Oyster French Bread Loaf 7.95

Butter .25

Herbal Butter .75

Tuscany Cheese Spread 2.95

Hummus 2.95

Spinach Dip 3.95

Catering Menus and Price Lists

Ask about our K.I.S. Catering Specials Starting at $14.95 per person (the perfect option for the budget savvy.)


Our extensive mix and match catering menus follow. Simply click on each category on the top right side of the website, to pull up a list of options.


For those seeking a turn-key catering solution.... our catering packages for receptions, banquets and holidays are simply perfect. These catering packages are also listed along the right side of the website.

For those looking for a highly original menu and theme for their event- Canopy Rose Catering's creativity and ability to create the WOW Factor is legendary! Don't miss the section on our unique catering stations for a taste of the fun of having a Canopy Rose Catered Event!

Weddings and Special Events By Canopy Rose

We really enjoy custom designing your catering for each different event and prefer to talk over the phone, communicate by e-mail or meet in person over a cup of coffee. Please make an appointment with Kathi Bess to discuss your Party and Catering needs. Call 850-539-7750 or email us at canopyrose@aol.com.

Monthly Catering Special

Make sure and ask us about any catering specials we are running for the month.

The specials are a great way to treat your office, family and friends to the delicious foods of Canopy Rose.

Our catering specials are also a delicious solution for shoestring budgets! They include an entree, salad, crackers or bread. $10.00 p/p light portion / $15.00 p/p hearty portion

Have a big group and a small budget? Don't hesitate to ask us to help you. Canopy Rose is very creative in providing affordable, cost-effective catering solutions.

Kathi Wins Writing Award

Canopy Rose owner, Kathi Dameron has won the 2nd Place Award in the Newspaper Article Category at the 2008 Southern Christian Writer's Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for her article, Simple Act of Sharing Food Can Truly Bring People Together. This article appeared in the Northeast Chronicle - Tallahassee Democrat during the spring of 2008 in the Entertaining with Kathi column.

Grand Prize Winner In Cooking Contest

The year was 1987 when Kathi Dameron, a passionate gourmet cook who spent her days teaching 32 second graders, and her weekends hosting fun parties for her circle of friends at her waterfront home on Florida's North Hutchinson Island, won two prizes in the first cooking contest she ever entered. One of these prizes was the coveted Grand Prize. At that moment Kathi knew that one day in the not too distant future her special dream to launch her very own catering company would be realized. Seven years later that day arrived with the birth of Canopy Rose in Florida's Capital City in 1994.

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Canopy Rose Booking Information

We are delighted that you are interested in booking the services of Canopy Rose! The process is very simple!

Simply call 850-539-7750 (office) or 850-228-0583 (cellular)
(If you should get the voice mail, please leave a message and we will return your call asap.) or send us an e-mail to canopyrose@aol.com

In order to best serve you we will need to know the following details:

1. The date, time and location of your event

2. The number of anticipated guests

3. The type of event (ie: office luncheon, wedding reception, holiday party, small private dinner party in your home, legislative cocktail party, etc.)

4. A description of the food, services and catering budget you have in mind.