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Chowgirls loves catering events and we also love the connections we build with you, our clients. As a boutique company focused on providing the highest level of service, we do reach capacity on some dates. If you ever inquire about a date and it’s not available, please don’t be discouraged! We are likely open on another day, and may even be able to accommodate yours if our schedule changes. Remember when inquiring with Chowgirls, book early, book often! Thank you!

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July 2016

July 1, 2016

The warmth and fun of 4th of July weekend is the perfect opportunity to cool off with Boss Lady Amy's Cherry-Almond Smoothie (recipe below)!

SUMMER RECIPE - Cherry-Almond Smoothie

1 C plain yogurt

1 ½ C frozen pitted cherries

¾ C almond milk

½ tsp. almond extract

1 TB honey

Add all ingredients to blender and process on high speed for 20 seconds or until well-blended.

Makes 2 servings. Enjoy!


Lindsay Erstad
Lindsay is a recent graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Stout. She comes to Chowgirls with a degree in Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management.
She wants to live in a world where Dominos has vegan pizza.
As an Assistant Event Specialist at Chowgirls, she’s excited to be a part of a team that is passionate about providing delicious and sustainable catering.
When she’s not eating chips & guac, you can find her cheering on the MN Twins, dancing to Beyonce, and spending time with her best friends otherwise known as the Sassy 7.

Tony Perella
Tony wants to live in a world where work and play go hand in hand. Where you can have fun at your job, enjoy time with your friends and family and have a general balance of getting good work done, maintaining positive physical and mental health and still find the time to party like a rockstar.
As an Operations Manager, he’s excited to take his past experiences in building efficient and practical systems that will help everyone not only do their job better but find comfort in the teamwork and support that enhance the daily grind and make your job a fun place to work while growing the business.
When he’s not getting settled into his new position, you can find him generally in his backyard entertaining friends, playing with his pups and enjoying time with his lovely fiance, Chuck, at their home in South Minneapolis.

Daria Kushnir
Daria comes to Chowgirls Killer Catering with over two years of catering planning experience.
She wants to live in a world where it's socially acceptable to have donuts at every meal.
As an Event Specialist, she’s excited to be a part of a super-ballin' team that really cares about each other and all their clients.
When she’s not at Chowgirls, you can find her following the drama of The Bachelor/The Bachelorette, spending time with friends and family, kickboxing, and sipping cocktails at Tattersall.


We can't say enough about the joy and professionalism that Ryan Kroening, owner at Events by Lady K, and his stellar team bring to each and every event they produce. They manage to work with a vast array of people, companies, and organizations and provide the same level of excellence at every occasion.

From their website: "Few things make Ryan happier than knowing he have given his all to create a successful event where people came together and had a great time – especially when they further great work!"

Check out for more info on this incredible company!


7/19 - Minnesota Bride Magazine Best of 2016 Awards (The Machine Shop)
7/26 - BROACH the Subject: An Evening with Cheryl Strayed (Solar Arts by Chowgirls)

Minnesota Bride Magazine Best of 2016

We are humbled and beyond excited to be a Minnesota Bride Magazine Best of 2016 Finalist for Best Caterer for Large Wedding and Best Caterer for a Small Wedding!

We are very much looking forward to joining our fellow nominees at The Machine Shop, Minneapolis' newest event space, on July 19th to find out who will take home the awards. We were fortunate enough to have had a sneak peek at The Machine Shop earlier this year, and cannot wait to see it all dressed up for this grand gala!

BROACH the Subject: An Evening with Cheryl Strayed

Join us for this incredible event at Solar Arts by Chowgirls on July 26th!
BROACH the Subject: An Evening with Cheryl Strayed will raise funds and awareness for the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation® (MHIF) Women’s Heart Health Program. The event will culminate in a keynote lecture with Cheryl Strayed.

We will be serving appetizers, and a cash bar will be available.

For more info or to purchase tickets, click here.