All the Delicious Menu Details from Olympian, Tara Lipinski’s Charleston Wedding


We were thrilled to be chosen as the caterer for the wedding of Former Olympic figure skater, Tara Lipinski, and Fox Sports Producer Todd Kapostasy. It’s an honor to work with any bride and groom on their special day and we consider every event magical, but this one did leave us feeling particularly proud.

People Magazine covered the Charleston wedding in detail and included tidbits about our delicious and crowd-pleasing chicken and waffles. Served in two varieties, guests could choose from fried chicken served in a waffle cone or friend chicken atop mini waffles, both served with maple bacon remoulade. The question of the night- would you like a cone or waffle?


The dinner service was equally elegant and exceptionally romantic, and allowed us to show off some of our heartier offerings.  We continued late into the night to make sure we kept guests fed during their dancing and revelry, offering late night snacks like mini Philly cheese steaks, French toast bites and adult milkshakes.


The chocolate Kahlua milkshakes served with French fries were a hit with everyone – what’s better than a delicious salty sweet combo after an epic night of celebrating!



What a privilege it was to work with the bride and groom, their amazing coordinator, Mindy Weiss, and the entire team at Middleton Place that helped to pull off this fantastic event.




Additional Press Recap:

6.8.17- USA Today

6.9. 17- Martha Stewart Weddings

6.25.17- Refinery 29

6.25.17- The Knot

6.26.17- Charleston City Paper

6.26.17- Page Six

7.3.17- Country Living


Wedding Vendors:

Photography- Sylvie Gil Photography

Wedding Planner- Mindy Weiss Party Consultants

Charleston Event Planning- Ashley Rhodes Event Design, Fox Events, EventHaus Rentals

Florals- Jackson Durham Events

Floral Styling- We are Petaloso

Linens/Tabletops- Party Tables Linens and Drapery

Tenting- Sperry Tents Southeast

Wedding cake Design- Ashley Bakery

Desserts- ABCD Ashley Brown Cake Design, Glazed Gourmet Donuts, Macaron Parlour, King of Pops Charleston

Video- Life in Rewind Films

Venue- Middleton Place Plantation

Decor Rentals- Old South Vintage Rentals

Lighting- Technical Event Company

Invitation/ Table numbers- Jasmin Michelle Designs and J. Lily Designs

Hair/Makeup- Glenn Nutley and Julianne Kaye

Entertainment- David Higgins Band, DJ Rehab, Elan Artists, and Charleston Virtuosi

Gown- Custom Reem Acra

Tux- Tom Ford


Catch Cru at The Charleston Wine & Food Festival 2017


Catch Cru Cafe & Catering at some tasty events this weekend during the
Charleston Wine & Food Festival

Here’s to a ‘Cru’ Year! ~ Annual Cru Appreciation Party


We cannot thank all of our partners enough for coming out and celebrating with us. Our annual appreciation party is one of our favorite ways to thank all of our Cru Family for a year of support, love, events and fun!

Here are just a few snap shots from a night we will never forget!

And our favorite… 

Vote Cru Cafe- Best Mac & Cheese 2017

Did you hear?! Our partner restaurant Cru Café has been nominated for BEST MAC & CHEESE in the Best of Charleston 2017 Poll!
We would be ever so grateful if you could take a minute and VOTE for CRU CAFE.

Voting is easy!
Just visit and Select CRU CAFE!

And, if you haven’t already, Don’t forget to

Wedding Wednesday ~ Cru Catering, Charleston SC

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This Wedding Wednesday we are taking it back to this beautiful December wedding planned by Invitation Only, Event Planning & Design and photographed by Captured by Kate held at Boone Hall Plantation.

Check out all the images from this beautiful winter wedding here

Vote Cru Catering ~ Best Caterer #BOC17

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Cru Catering is thrilled to be back on the Best of Charleston Ballot for 2017.
If you think we rock at what we do we would be honored to have your VOTE for BEST CATERER!

Simply Click and Select Cru Catering as your Best Caterer.

While your casting your Vote make sure to choose Cru Cafe as Charleston’s BEST MAC & CHEESE!

Wedding Wednesday ~ Cru Catering, Charleston SC

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This Wedding Wednesday we are showing off one of our favorite Charleston venues- The South Carolina Aquarium! This beautiful affair featured by A Lowcountry Wedding is sure to knock your socks off, and give you some major inspiration for your big day!

Thanks to Richard Bell Photography for the amazing photos and Sage Innovations for the gorgeous event.


Noir 2017 ~ Blindfolded Dinner


Cru is excited to be a part of the Noir 2017 event benefiting the Association of the Blind and Visually Impaired at the Gibbes Museum. This unique event will feature passed champagne and hors d’oeuvres followed by a 3 course meal guests will enjoy while blindfolded. As the guests explore their dinner without site a culinary expert will explain the food, bite by bite, and the best way to enjoy their food- focusing on the best sense- TASTE!

The event is sold out, but if you are interested in tickets and would like to be added to the wait list, please contact Brooks Harken at

The dinner and live auction will take place at The Gibbes Museum on January 26th, 2017 at half past 6 in the evening. There will be a cocktail hour in the Rotunda and dinner will take place in the Reception & Lecture Hall.

Fashion at The Gibbes~ Charleston Wedding Week

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Cru Catering is proud to be a preferred caterer at the gorgeous Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston, SC. We are looking forward to serving up delicious eats at ‘Fashion at The Gibbes‘, one of the many fun events during Charleston Wedding Week in 2017. images

Get your tickets today and join us on January 24, 2017 6:00-9:00pm at The Gibbes Museum of Art for this fun runway show and, of course, tasty treats from yours truly.


Join us for an evening that opens with a cocktail hour inside Charleston’s Edwardian-era art museum and climaxes with a runway showcase in the courtyard featuring four of the city’s top luxury bridal boutiques plus the gowns of national designer Callie Tein of Modern Trousseau.

Six shops, countless A-list designer gowns, and one mega runway showcase equal a night not to be missed at the Gibbes Museum of Art. Come early for cocktails and treats, to check out special fashion installations, and to browse the newly restored 1905 museum-slash-wedding venue.

To purchase tickets or see a full list of vendors and designers click here.

Best of Charleston~ Nominate Cru Cafe

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We’d be honored if you took a second to vote our sister restaurant Cru Cafe as your Favorite Downtown Restaurant, or whatever you Love them for!