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Our team realizes that every event is a cherished moment to celebrate. We believe that no matter the size or function -- from a small corporate catered dinner to an over-the-top mitzvah -- it is crucial to build a meaningful relationship first.  Our people-focused philosophy helps us to understand your purpose in order to create a stress-free event designed around your needs.

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We have celebrated with thousands of people throughout our 25 year journey in the catering and event industry and our mission still remains the same. Our one goal is to serve you and your guests by producing a flawless event. This begins with execution in mind from the aid of our catering, combat-trained team of event storytellers. They will create a comprehensive proposal detailing the services necessary to produce your special event.

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The passionate and talented team members we employ have become our greatest asset. Our people take priority when it comes to investing back into the business. We hyperfocus on in-house training and industry education to propel our passion to produce events and serve our clients. Because of this, we could never truly put a price on the value of our people and it’s one of the many reasons why we will never compromise our service standards.

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For over 25 years, The JDK Group team continues to evolve our services to meet the catering and event needs of our clients and the communities of Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York. Since our early beginnings in hospitality, we have annually given back to the local community through service and event contributions, employed multiple industry-accredited and award-winning talent, received local and international accolades, and produced over 20,000 events.

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What We Bring to The Table

We are more than just a typical caterer. We believe that our responsibility is to provide people with a vision of what an event can be. It’s not about finding the easy route, which is why our planning process originates by connecting all the components necessary to create a flawless event. With capabilities of planning a celebration, big or small, it is our honor, not privilege, to serve you.

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Who We Are

From planning your catering menu to custom floral design, our creative and professional team of event storytellers is trained in all areas of event services to ensure every detail of your event is covered.  We will consistently serve your event needs through our skills in producing corporate events, galas, private in-home parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, wedding celebrations, destination functions, and large-scale productions.

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Location is everything when planning a function. Our team has produced events in over 50 venues in the Harrisburg, Lancaster, and York regions and beyond. Don’t be shy.  Use their expertise to your benefit.  Find your next location for your special celebration.

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From the blog

Going Once. Going Twice. Manheim Auto Auction Charity Gala Features Fire & Ice.

Manheim Auto Auction’s Xtreme Spring Charity Gala in Manheim, Pennsylvania

On Thursday March 19th, The JDK Group Catering and Events’ team produced Manheim Auto Auction‘s Xtreme Spring Charity Gala in Manheim, Pennsylvania. With a guest count of 700, JDK produced and executed this spectacular event surrounded

Going Once. Going Twice. Manheim Auto Auction Charity Gala Features Fire & Ice.

Who Said Tented Events Are Only For Summer?

On Saturday, February 28th, The JDK Group partnered with The Cultural Enrichment Fund to throw their signature Red Carpet Soirée gala. The Cultural Enrichment Fund is the capital region’s united arts fund with a mission to sustain a vibrant and diverse cultural life in the area.

Who Said Tented Events Are Only For Summer?

The JDK Group: 2014 In Review

2014 was filled with a lot of  exciting new things for the The JDK Group. Internally, we have added some fresh faces to the line-up including another Event Specialist Andrea Britton, Executive Chef Josh Varga,  a new Floral Director Bill Murphy and even the first inhouse Graphic & Web Designer (me).

The JDK Group: 2014 In Review