Core Beliefs

Hospitality

Root and Stem believes in exuding warmth and generosity through our service. Our team is here to serve you with genuine positive regard and an overwhelming desire to provide an experience, not just a service.

Sustainability

Our food makes us unique: by demonstrating care in what we source, care for the environment, and using only the best seasonal and local produce, we maintain our values of sustainability and environmental ethics.

Dedication

We believe our clients deserve to be treated like family and shown the dedication to excellence we provide when feeding our own loved ones. We’re deeply devoted to providing an exceptional occasion.

Enthusiasm

Enthusiasm means delight in food, boundless passion for new cuisine and a constant process of expanding our repertoire. We are constantly pushing our own boundaries and exploring food’s flavors to create the best possible menus to showcase at your events.

Customization

We pride ourselves in knowing both your individuality and our own. We aren’t a mass-producing, one-size-fits-all company. Each event we create is customized to you, your desires, and your needs.

Excellence

In professionalism, in execution of menu, and in delivery of all aspects of service, from the initial phone call to the final clean up. We guarantee it.

What Makes Root & Stem Different?

Elegance without pretension

The technical skills to put foams and pipettes on every plate; The restrain to know we don’t need to. Root and Stem specializes in innovative and unique menus that are always beyond the ordinary but without affect

Service Led

We believe in giving back. Whether through our own private and individual affiliations with philanthropies or our partnerships with nationally affiliated nonprofits, Root & Stem gives back to the community.

Fresh

Everything we serve is guaranteed to be handmade, fresh, and from scratch. You won’t see any big box deliveries to our office; rather, let our vendor team of local farmers, artisans, and butchers provide the highest quality of goods to serve your guests.

For more information on our amazing vendors, please click here.

Team-Driven Collaboration

Root & Stem has a streamlined team with excellent communication skills driven towards providing the utmost in service. We’re large enough to execute your events seamlessly and with a professional, thorough staff, and small enough to provide the intimate and caring service you desire. Because we genuinely hold our clients in high esteem, we work with you as part of our team to bring your event to life.

Quality Sourcing for Optimal Flavor

Root and Stem knows that a Caprese salad with hothouse tomatoes and mass-produced mozzarella cannot possibly compare to the simple bright acidity of an in-season heirloom tomato and locally-made, hand-pulled mozzarella. We believe in letting the lush flavor profiles of seasonal produce speak to our clients’ palates, and using our skill and expertise to provide tasteful refinement of those flavors.