Chef Gary Khaz
Gary Khaz is a self taught Chef and has been involved in restaurants and catering for over 27 years. In 1981 he purchased P.J. Deli & Grill in an affluent neighborhood of Manhattan, New York on 70th and 3rd Street. Within three years he was known as the caterer for "any event" in New York City - catering to `Wall Street, Socialites, City Officials and Fortune 500 companies'. The restaurant became a well-known hot spot for celebrities and businessmen and women who enjoyed the food, service and atmosphere.
In 1984, at the age of 26, he purchased another restaurant in the Wall Street area called "On Rye". It was also hugely successful.
Even with all this, Gary decided to try some place new so he moved west, with his family, to bring his East Coast `mentality and style' to Southern California. In 1991, he opened Manhattan Deli Bar & Grill which was ranked the number one deli/restaurant in Orange County by the Orange County Register. Within five years he expanded his restaurant to include outside catering.
ZCater, his corporate brand, and Art of the Party, his social brand, have become one of the leading catering operations in Orange County serving to countless repeat clients such as Microsoft, Mercedes Benz, The Irvine Company, BMW, Deloitte, Fluor, and Allergan Pharmaceuticals to name a few.
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Welcome to ZCater, the number one catering company in Southern California.
ZCater's excellent reputation for wonderful food, fine service and unique presentation is well-documented and well-deserved. ZCater enjoys a priority standing in the event community and is known for flawless special events of every size and type, and is particularly known for excellence in producing very large, high profile and multi-faceted events like Corporate, Social, Birthdays, Kosher, Anniversaries, Weddings, Bachelor/Bachelorette, BBQs, Parties on Boats, Reunion Parties, Graduation Parties, Retirement Parties, Picnics, Pool Parties, Gallery Openings, High School Reunions, Christmas Parties, Halloween Parties and Holidays. We are a full-service catering and events planning company composed of a highly organized team of event planners, concept designers, managers and chefs.
We are driven to create inspired events in La Quinta with unmatched structure and individual character. We can also provide many types of entertainment for your special event.
La Quinta history:
La Quinta is a resort city in Riverside County, California, USA, specifically in the Coachella Valley between Indian Wells and Indio. The population was 23,694 at the 2000 census. The Robb Report credits La Quinta as the nation's leading golf destination. Among those destinations is the La Quinta Resort and Club, a resort dating to 1926 and famous as the spot in which director Frank Capra penned the screenplay of Lost Horizon. The Tom Fazio-designed golf course at The Quarry at La Quinta is ranked among the top 100 golf courses in the United States. In January 2008, the Arnold Palmer Classic Course at the city's SilverRock Golf Resort, became one of the four host golf courses for the annual Bob Hope Chrysler Classic PGA golf tournament.
La Quinta is located at 33°40′31″N 116°17′51″W / 33.67528°N 116.2975°W / 33.67528; -116.2975 (33.675373, -116.297391). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 32.2 square miles (83.4 km²), of which, 31.8 square miles (82.2 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (1.37%) is water. The city's elevation is 56 feet (20 m) above sea level.
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