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The heart and soul of Ruth Pretty Catering is catering for individuals and companies … board room lunches, private dinner parties, corporate cocktail events and weddings are our "bread and butter”, and we love them.
We have worked with some of our clients for 25 years, and really value those relationships.
Paul and I manage the catering business closely, daily. I’m responsible for all the food and Paul for all the logistics and planning. We bounce ideas off each other - for example, Paul’s wine knowledge complements my food, or my ideas add flair for a special event. We’re a good team.
We believe successful catering is as much about impeccable organisation and high quality service as it is about great food. It’s our ‘holy trinity’.


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Happy, Relaxed and Outdoors

Happy, Relaxed and Outdoors
Jason and Jenna wanted a relaxed outdoor wedding reception that “felt happy”. “We certainly got it, at Ata Rangi vineyard in Martinborough” they said, and laughed at the candid images of Jase sweeping his beautiful bride off her feet among the vines. “Finding a venue that gave us the vibe...

A Beast of a Barbecue

A Beast of a Barbecue
When Mitsubishi Motors hosted 40 dealers and hire companies for a day in Wellington recently, spread over five days, they were greeted at the airport by a Beastly line up: a dozen of the 2019 Mitsubishi Triton – Beast Mode vehicles. No sedate motorway travel for this group: they hit...

Eight Days of Racing Hospitality

Eight Days of Racing Hospitality
The Ruth Pretty team went to the Karaka Yearling Sale in January -- not to buy any of the spectacularly beautiful young horses, but to help the prestigious Waikato Stud provide hospitality for its guests and prospective buyers.  “Very few of our events last eight days.  Waikato Stud hosted up...

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