Customer Reviews

What our customers are saying.


Alyssa Klaver Open House

Everything was great, from the initial planning stages through making decisions and final details, Madelyn was very helpful and kind. The event staff was awesome and did a great job, even staying much later than they were scheduled without complaining. So happy we chose this!




Taber Wedding Reception

The day of the wedding was a very warm one and the ceremony took place in Dimnent Chapel, which is not air conditioned. When 250+ guests arrived at the reception, your staff was butlering beer and wine to assist the large number of thirsty people in line at the bar. They also brought drinks to the wedding party who were assembled downstairs before their entrance at the reception. Your staff was professional and very pleasant to work with. The meal, drinks, and wedding cake were served in a timely fashion to a very large group. Your staff handled it beautifully. Also, the pre-planning, taste testing, and final run through were well done. Any questions we had during the process were answered promptly.




Doornbos Wedding Reception At Eve

My husband and I had our daughter’s wedding reception at Eve in The B.O.B. I cannot say enough wonderful things about this venue. Not only is it affordable, but they also offered a wonderful addition which most venues do not: Our event came with a dedicated manager by the name of Charlie Harmon. He was such a kind, compassionate professional and really the best at what he does. The food was amazing, and the best part of the evening was the ambiance. The way the room is designed to get people up and moving. We had the time of our lives!




Myers-Billin Wedding Reception

Gilmore Catering is awesome! Your professionalism was impressive, the food was absolutely delicious, and the follow-through on the day of the event was complete. We could not have been happier with everything. You made our wedding reception a huge success—thank you!




Petersen-VanderBent Wedding Reception At The B.O.B.

I totally recommend The B.O.B.—it is the best kept secret in Grand Rapids for a downtown wedding reception venue. The Gilmore Catering menus were extremely reasonable and it was great to have so many options to add or subtract for main entrees, appetizers, and desserts. If you could put me on your rooftop I would willingly shout out “The B.O.B. is the best wedding reception venue with great value! "




Simms Bar Mitzvah

Eve at The B.O.B. was an excellent venue for my son's Bar Mitzvah. Parking was easy given the busyness of the day and the atmosphere was warm and fun, and the waitstaff was phenomenal. They were attentive, responsive, and pleasant from beginning to end. Jessica Bernia, our event manager, was a true pro. She guided me through the big decisions and took care of the small details which made me feel very comfortable leaving our big day in her capable hands. I will definitely recommend Gilmore Catering to my friends and family!




Widmayer Wedding Reception

I would definitely recommend Gilmore Catering to my family, friends, and colleagues. Your staff was very friendly and working with them was a pleasure. The food and service were also very good. I am very happy with the experience and will highly recommend you to others.




Tobey-Golub Wedding Reception

The food was excellent. Our guests raved about the omelets—in fact, many said they were the best they'd ever had. The belinis were delicious and the guests all raved about the passed appetizers.




Heltsmith Wedding Reception In Saugatuck

Everything about our wedding reception in Saugatuck was amazing. I can’t begin to tell you how thrilled we were with everything. Kim Lemmen was fantastic to work with and Charlie Harmon was absolutely incredible. I was truly impressed, as were all of our guests; you made it seem effortless. And the food! Every single person that attended the wedding told me the food was fantastic.




Gunnink Wedding Reception At The B.O.B.

We had my daughter’s wedding reception at The B.O.B. in downtown Grand Rapids. After doing some online research, we found that the catering and event-planning services offered through Gilmore Catering and the price of a Friday wedding outmatched any of its competitors. From the first time we visited the venue until the moment we left after the reception, the service we received was excellent. Every time my daughter contacted you with any questions or changes, she received a prompt and helpful reply. We were also impressed by the quality of the food. I had so many guests tell me it was the best wedding food they had ever eaten. As the parents, we were expecting to have to do quite a bit at the reception, but Gilmore Catering’s staff took care of everything without our even noticing. Many of our guests have commented to us how professional your servers and bartenders were. I am telling everyone I know about how well we were treated and about the amazing quality of your venue, your staff, and your food and drink.