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Quinn Marshall - Chef de Cuisine of Pastry at Common Plea Catering

You Go Girl!

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Our catering kitchen continues to improve by expanding our pastry department. Quinn Marshall has been a pastry chef for 17 years. She gained her experience by working with Whole Foods and USA Gourmet to name a few. We are pleased to welcome Quinn as our Chef de Cuisine of Pastry at the Common Plea Catering kitchen.Continue Reading You Go Girl!

Positive changes in our future!

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Adam putting his culinary skills to great use

Adam putting his culinary skills to great use

We are excited to welcome a new member to the Common Plea team. Corporate Executive Chef Adam Gooch returns to Pittsburgh after residing in Washington D.C. for the past 4 years. Adam is an established chef and has received numerous awards and accolades for his food and culinary inventiveness. Along with his years of experience, Adam brings a positive attitude into our kitchen with his uplifting personality, high energy and constantly trying to make each plate better than the last. Adam’s energy and creativeness has brought a spark to our kitchen that has invigorated our chefs and brought new life to our company. He plans to have an inspirational wall in the kitchen that will allow our chefs and event planners to post new ideas and concepts that his team can discuss and incorporate into future use. This concept will allow everyone to be part of the creative process, allowing each member to be part of the team and take ownership of their ideas. Please read his full bio in the “Meet the Team” section of our website.Continue Reading Positive changes in our future!

Brunch salads at Heinz Hall

Join us in the Mozart Room at Heinz Hall

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Heinz Hall is the cornerstone of Pittsburgh’s Cultural District. It has an international reputation for its grandeur and excellence as a concert hall and is home to the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.

Everyone is welcome to enjoy an elegant dinner of classic, sophisticated cuisine in the elegance of the Mozart Room. With or without tickets to a show, dining at the Mozart Room never ceases to impress. Reservations are required for dinner. You may also consider hosting a private function in the Mozart Room.Continue Reading Join us in the Mozart Room at Heinz Hall

Las Vegas

We are feeling inspired!

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Hard to believe it is that time of year again!

The senior executives of our team traveled to sunny Las Vegas to attend the annual Catersource Conference & Trade Show. We decided to take a year off from competing in the table top and catering competitions, instead attending more seminars and trade show exhibits.

An inspiring floral display

An inspiring floral display

This allowed us to hear about upcoming trends, learn about new techniques and be inspired by extraordinary displays that we are able to bring back to Pittsburgh and incorporate into making our events even more fabulous.

Attending this conference is important for our company to stay current on new catering ideas and take our events to the next level. It also allows us to continue to grow with knowledge and respect towards our fellow co-workers and industry peers. We return feeling rejuvenated, re-energized and ready to take on the upcoming catering season.