The Owyhee. A cultural cornerstone in the heart of Boise

The Owyhee, both a piece of historic downtown Boise and a modern cultural cornerstone and gathering place, is the ideal spot to plan your next event. To offer our event clients the best service and accommodation, we’ve partnered with a collection of Boise’s top caterers to serve your dining needs.

Preferred Caterers

Owyhee Tavern
From the same owners that brought you Tavern at Bown Crossing, Owyhee Tavern expands the high-quality center-of-the plate standards of Barry Werner, and John and Kristy Toth. Owyhee Tavern has a specialized focus on fresh seafood and steakhouse options, including sushi, fresh oysters, American Wagyu beef, and dry-aged steaks.

A Lively Chef
Gary & Dee Hanes have owned and operated A Lively Chef Catering in Boise, Idaho since 1991. Their passion for exquisite food combined with luxury catering services has made this family-owned-and-operated business what it is today.

Executive Chef Kosta Pappas has over 20 years of experience in the hospitality industry, from French 3 Star Michelin restaurants to 5 Star-5 Diamond hotels. His extensive and diverse culinary knowledge raises the bar already set by A Lively Chef catering in standards and menu offerings.

Big Sky Catering
Jonathan and Lisa Jacobsen started their full service catering business in 1998. With over 30 years of experience working in restaurants, banquets, and catering in the Treasure Valley, they can meet any of your event needs. Big Sky Catering specializes in custom menus for themes, special tastes, or interests.

Brown Shuga Soul Food
Yvonne Anderson-Thomas opened her family-owned business in June 2011, after previously owning and operating a pastry and dessert shop. Yvonne’s made-from-scratch culinary creations are full of comfort and decadence. Between two food trucks and catering events, Browne Shuga Soul Food has built a reputation of bringing authentic Southern-style cuisine to Boise and beyond.

It’s All About You Catering
Beth Alpaugh has owned and operated It’s All About You Catering in Meridian since 2001. Focusing on customized menus, It’s All About You Catering’s services are designed to fit your needs. Beth and her team were recently selected to be the official Idaho State Capitol Legislature Dining caterer.

Life’s Kitchen
Founded in 2003 by local restaurateur Rory Farrow, Life’s Kitchen began as a means to mentor young adults by helping develop skills to enhance their self-worth and receive job and life skills training in the food service industry. The non-profit has developed into one of Boise’s top caterers.

Main Street Deli
Owner Grant Rosendahl introduced Main Street Deli to downtown Boise as an urban-concept sandwich and salad café. Their menu offers a contemporized take on treasured Rosendahl family recipes for soups, salads, and sandwiches. Main Street Deli utilizes locally-sourced ingredients and time-honored traditions with specialty rubs and in-house brines.

Open Table

April Hale has been catering under the Open Table name since 2007. Dedicated to providing a beautiful spread, she values presentation as highly as flavor. Sourcing local, organic ingredients when possible, Open Table highlights seasonal fruits and vegetables throughout its menu.

Open Table won the Best Catering at an Event award from Idaho Event Professionals IEP Excellence Awards in 2015.


Preferred Bar Caterers

Owyhee Tavern
Located right in the building, the folks at Owyhee Tavern provide a one-stop shop for all your beverage and food service needs.

Boise Liquor Catering
Boise Liquor Catering has been in business since 2009. We fulfill distinct event needs with excitement and creativity, the finest quality ingredients, and flawless elegance. You name the event, and we will provide professional, personable staff that provides excellent service in combination with a large selection of liquor, beer, and wine for clients and for your guests. With our unparalleled service, you can count on us to provide you with everything you need for any event. When you engage Boise Liquor Catering you are guaranteed one of the best events.

Jo’s Traveling Bar
Jo Fryberger makes any celebration easier for event planners and caterers. With hundreds of events under their belts, Jo and her team offer a catered bar, complete with equipment and supplies, set up to handle any event. With a staff of professional bartenders, you and your guests can enjoy your favorite cocktails while you celebrate your special event.

The Curb Mobile Bar Catering
Serving the Treasure Valley for over five years, The Curb Mobile Bar Catering offers worry-free service to accompany your event. Locally owned and operated by Robby Truax, who gained his bar and business experience through years of running bars and restaurants, you can trust The Curb and its staff to make your special event memorable.