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Bride and Groom

Wedding Receptions

Distinctive Catering provides affordable, "gourmet" wedding reception catering services for the greater Albany, Saratoga Springs & surrounding upper New York areas.


From large formal catered weddings to intimate backyard buffets, Distinctive Catering is here to provide our services. We are also able to help you navigate the wide range of Venue Choices in the Greater Albany & Saratoga areas to find a great space with the right mix of feel, price, availability, and capacity.

Your family and friends will be on hand to celebrate the biggest day of your new life. Every detail is important.

We'll Help Plan Your Wedding Your Way

We'll help make your wedding intimate and highly personalized.

We have developed a 4-step process to help us help you design your custom wedding. Our goal is to provide you with multiple options that maximize your priorities against your budget. We are more flexible than most caterers in that we can help you to find the right mix of venue, format, menu, guest count, timeline and event design to make the perfect wedding for you and on budget.


  • Initial Consultation: Understand your vision for your wedding, provide us with your target budget, tastes and preferences.

  • Potential Options: Lays out possible options and defines possible approaches.

  • Initial Proposal: Detailed draft of wedding menu, format, timeline, rentals, staffing and any custom touches you want to include.

  • Finalization: Meet our team, and finalize the details that are going to make your wedding day uniquely yours!


Whether your ideal wedding is an intimate cocktail hour or an elaborate royal affair, our team will take the time to get to know you and put together a custom proposal for you. It's such an important day for you and your guests!

Please give us a call or text with any questions at 518-858-2184. Email Annette at Distinctive Catering or use our short Contact Us form today to ensure ​our availability.

Jenna · married on 06/08/2021



Amazing service, food and staff!


"Annette and her team bent over backwards to ensure that our day was a success!  My family was extremely particular about how they wanted the bar service to happen and Annette went through extensive efforts to meet every demand.  She was patient, kind, and a pleasure to work with.  Thanks to Annette our wedding day was seamless!  We did not have a single thing to worry about as Annette and our coordinator worked together perfectly.  We absolutely give Annette and her team the highest recommendation possible and would happy to tell anyone about their phenomenal service!"

5 stars
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Melissa · married on 09/30/2022


Beyond Amazing!


"If you are thinking about booking Distinctive
Catering for your wedding, all I can say is DO IT!! We had less than 3 months until our wedding and came across Annette's company. Annette responded quickly and got right to work with us. Her menu items were extensive and she was more than helpful to customizing the right menu for our day. Annette was absolutely AMAZING throughout the whole process, which for us was only 3 months! She was not only helpful with catering but other wedding pointers too. The day of, she treated us and our guests like family; even going to
the extreme of making sure our dog was fed. She and her team went above and beyond the whole day to make sure our d
ay was perfect. 

5 stars
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