Metro Catering

American Made Since 1993

Cheryl Phillips Raiken

San Diego, California
Metro Catering doesn’t just plan events; they make them happen.

Tell us about your business.

The owners, Dean and Cheryl Raiken, are recognized for 20 years of exceptional cuisine and wonderful service. The principles that guide their business are timeless values of honesty, integrity and confidentiality. Our sustainable kitchen is the standard for pure, simple and eco- friendly wholesome food, utilizing fresh local bounty and natural, hormone free meats, free range poultry and sustainable seafood products. Original menus are personally designed, utilizing both the local marketplace and our specialty purveyors who understand our passion to serve the best.

What makes your business stand out?

Fair and consistent pricing promises that everyone will experience the quality food they deserve. We strive to create the best experience for every client, every time. Our mission is to help our community of clients and their families lead a delicious life.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Work hard, stay honest and don't sacrifice quality.

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 9, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

    Meet the judges
  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

    Vote now
  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

    See past Award Winners
  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

    Buy tickets now

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