The JDK Group Catering & Events

We are a Harrisburg-based catering & events company that serves Central Pennsylvania and the surrounding areas including: York, Lancaster, Carlisle, Gettysburg and Beyond.

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At The JDK Group Catering & Events, 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 your typical catering & events company . 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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Stations at Governor Corbett's Inaugural Ball at the Harrisburg Farm Show Complex
The JDK Groups produces the Flagger Force Holiday Party Every Year in Middletown, PA


Location is everything when planning a function. The JDK Group Catering & Events 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 perfect wedding or event venue.

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Weddings at The Farm at Eagles Ridge

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Find the Holiday Party Venue that Matches Your Personal Style

Why Choose a Holiday Party Venue?

Sometimes you just need a change of scenery for the holidays and throwing your holiday party at another location means you don’t have to worry about getting your house in tip-top shape before hand. You will also have plenty of space for all of your

Find the Holiday Party Venue that Matches Your Personal Style

Danielle & Ryan’s Dream Halloween Wedding

Epic Halloween Wedding

Back in Fall 2015, Dream Weddings featured an elegant Halloween wedding designed by JDK’s Senior Event Specialist- David Everett! View some inspiration from this beautiful over the top Halloween-themed wedding!

Here are the spooky details:

David used a gothic, “Addams Family” inspired

Danielle & Ryan’s Dream Halloween Wedding

Meet Event Designer David Everett

JDK is very proud to have award-winning event designer, David Everett, working for us. David has been repeatedly recognized for excellence in event design both nationally and internationally. He dreams big, and helps his clients stretch to envision all their event could be. When you want an event to remember,

Meet Event Designer David Everett