10 Questions with Riccardo Mazzeo

WeddingRule Interviewed one of the most popular and highly sought-after wedding Caterers in Colorado, Riccardo Mazzeo of Three Tomatoes Catering. Denver based Riccardo is the CEO and owner of Three Tomatoes Catering.

Three Tomatoes Catering

Caterers - Riccardo Mazzeo

10 Questions with Riccardo Mazzeo

1. Introduction: What's your story?

Since 1977 our company has been created with the idea in mind to deliver worry-free, extraordinary experiences.

It is our mission to provide our clients with an opportunity to relax, enjoy, forget the details and be a guest at their own events. It is my vision to add to this great legacy and continue the excellent reputation Three Tomatoes is known for.

Our clients’ special moments are once in a lifetime occasions. We are here to understand your expectations and we take pride in anticipating your needs. Share with us your desires and we will make them come true.

Our legacy is based on a solid foundation of trust, integrity and reliability. Our future is fueled by Inspiration.

For more than 40 years in business, thousands of clients throughout the Denver Metro Area and the State of Colorado have trusted us with their special event receptions and celebrations of the most unique moments in their lives. We have always honored and exceeded our clients’ expectations for reliability, creativity and top-notch standards. And we will always keep doing so!

2. How many weddings have your done in the past?

We do hundreds of weddings every year!

3. Do you charge a bulk fee or cost per person? What are your rates like?

Our prices are typically $40-60 a head. We have a tried and true online booking solution for both buffet and plated options.

You will find the acclaimed quality of our food & service along with the typical convenience of smooth online booking/ordering.

For fully staffed events, the main benefits of our catering online booking are:

Lower Prices: Lower Menu Prices + Lower Admin Fee Charges + Lower Deposit

Reliability: our solution is tried and true and is based on decades of experience in the hospitality field

Efficiency: it fits special events and weddings spending much less time in back-and -forth emails and phone-calls

Convenience/User-Friendliness: here, you will find a clear step-by-step process to plan your own event online & the fun of creative ALL-INCLUSIVE MENU PACKAGES

Full Customer-Care Assistance: after booking online our food & service catering one of our Service Managers will contact you to confirm and finalize every detail and handle other special requests. We will assist you from the moment of your online booking until the day of your event.

We deliver 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Also our online food delivery pricing is truly affordable.

4. Do you have a static menu, or can you do a custom menu? And can you take care of various allergy/dietary requests?

We have a wide variety of menu options to choose from that will certainly accommodate the needs of all allergies and dietary restrictions.

5. What are your most popular dishes?

Most popular menu items are our Fiesta Buffet, Breakfast Buffets, Happy Hour Buffets, Beef and Salmon Buffet, etc. Also, our 4- Choice Entree Plated, Chicken or Beef Plated, Filet or Salmon Plated, etc.

6. Do you provide linens, table settings, and accessories? If you don’t provide linens, table settings, etc., will you handle coordinating the rental?

Our all inclusive packages include the menu, labor, basic rentals (tables, linens, china, flatware, glassware, etc.) as well as bartending services.

7. Will food be made on-site or brought in?

Our food is primarily cooked on-site to ensure maximum freshness and quality.

8. Are tastings available and what is involved?

Tastings are available for free once the client books online. If you wanted a tasting prior to booking online, you would be charged for the tasting and then discounted once booked online.

9. Who else is in your team and how many people on your staff will be at the wedding?

Our team is lead by our Service and Operations Department. Depending on the size of your wedding and what is included, there will be anywhere from 3 to 10 staff members at the wedding.

10. What is your cancellation and/or refund policy?

Applies to events booked online ONLY:

To reserve an Event Date Client must submit a deposit payment for the $ amount specified in the online quote. Out of this deposit, $990 is non-refundable. If this deposit is less than $990, the entire deposit is non-refundable.

In the event Client cancels the Event, Client agrees to provide the Caterer written notice of cancellation at least thirty (30) days prior to the Event date ("Notice of Cancellation"). Upon receipt of Notice of Cancellation, Caterer agrees to return all deposits and prepayments to Client less any non-refundable fee required to hold the date of the Event. Should Client provide Notice of Cancellation within thirty (30) days of the Event date, Client agrees that Caterer shall be entitled to keep all deposits and payments, which Client agrees constitute Caterer's reasonable liquidated damages. Should Client change the Event Date or the Event Venue, Caterer agrees to credit the balance of Client's deposits and payments towards the new Event Date and/or Venue, provided that Client has given reasonable notice of the Event changes to Caterer and subject to Caterer's availability. Should Caterer be unavailable for the new Event date or unable to provide services at the new venue, the change shall serve as a Notice of Cancellation and the return of any deposits and payments shall be governed as set forth within this provision based on the timing of the notice.



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