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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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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We are Growing and We Want You to Join Our Team!


Busy season is coming up fast and we are hiring for a number of positions immediately! 

From being a part of our catering and event staff at weddings, corporate events, and social parties to joining our league of culinary rock stars in the kitchen; we have a multitude

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Simply the Best 2018 : Highlights from the Past Year

Featured Image taken by Jason Malmont for PennLive

Harrisburg Magazine’s, “Simply the Best 2018”, competition is underway, and The JDK Group needs your support! Now, if you’ve been keeping up with the competition this year, you’ll notice the voting for Simply the Best 2018

Simply the Best 2018 : Highlights from the Past Year

Outdoor Wedding at Bear Mill Estate : Colton and Brett

In 2014, The JDK Group’s own Colton Staver moved back to Pennsylvania from Providence, Rhode Island, because he felt it was where his heart was. However, he had no idea that, the same year, he would meet the love of his life, Brett, who had moved from Bedford to Harrisburg not too

Outdoor Wedding at Bear Mill Estate : Colton and Brett