Given two weeks to put together an Open House, I turned to Blue Plate Catering because of the high quality food I had received at a previous event.  Tim listened to my situation, visited our new location to see the space we would be hosting the event at and worked with me to provide a first-class menu.  The presentation stunning, the food was spectacular, and working with David was a pleasure.  He was very professional and fabulous to work with.  Our guests raved about how amazing everything was.  I can honestly say I did not receive one negative comment about the event.  Thank you Blue Plate Catering for making our Open House a success!  
Linda Sue, Corporate Client, August 2014
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This is our story!

Blue Plate Catering was founded in 1992 by Jodi Fowler. Starting in the basement of the Blue Plate Diner on Atwood Avenue in the heart of Madison, Jodi purchased the catering division from the Diner and incorporated it independently in 1995.  In the beginning, Jodi filled nearly every role and set Blue Plate Catering on a path to success. The business eventually grew into a thriving full-service catering operation, adding dedicated staff along the way, now employing more than 25 full-time staff.Old Logo

Blue Plate Catering soon rose to prominence in the greater Madison metropolitan french area and became one of Madison’s most recognized names in the catering business, including being voted a Best of Madison business for 11 straight years.

In addition to event catering, Blue Plate Catering has added other business services to its BPcatering-Reflexportfolio over the years, including event planning, rentals, bar services and a thriving cafe division with 5 locations around the city.

Blue Plate Catering’s main office and catering kitchen are currently based on the west side of Madison and serve the greater Madison metropolitan area and surrounding communities.

In 2014 Jodi welcomed David Porto, Tim DiMenna and Gary Breedlove as joint owners of the corporation. To get to know Jodi, the owners and the rest of our dedicated team, visit our Team Page.


The Management Team in 2012.

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The Management Team in 2013.


The Management Team in 2015.