ACT 3 Catering has been serving the Greater Seattle and Tacoma area for more than 35 years. We're a family owned and operated catering company that welcomes you to share our passion for great food and service. ACT 3 coordinates small, intimate parties, large-scale events, and everything in between.
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ACT 3 consists of a professional team of positive and hardworking individuals. We work together to create and deliver a memorable experience of quality food with top-notch service. Our "family" includes highly skilled and innovative chefs, professional and knowledgeable coordinators, proficient delivery drivers, and experienced service staff.
Terri Doremus, along with her husband Chuck, started Terri D's Catering in 1984 using a commercial kitchen that was in her Buckley, WA home. The company was conceived "to put smiles on the faces of friends", who were hosting parties and wanted Terri's irresistible homemade food. Word spread from one friend to the next about how good the food was and, before long... Terri D's became a full-fledged catering business.
The Doremus family worked alongside Atwood Catering in Kirkland and California Catering in Renton during the late 1990's, before Terri D's purchased both in the year 2000. In 2002, Terri and Chuck changed the business name to "ACT 3 Catering", representing all three companies working together as one. In 2007, the Doremus' consolidated all operations into the present headquarters, 16,000 sq ft building in Tukwila. The building boasts ACT 3's state-of-the-art commercial kitchen, business offices, extensive warehouse spaces, and loading dock for the delivery fleet.
It is with Terri and Chuck's legacy that we continue to provide high quality food and exceptional customer service.
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Special Events Coordinator
(Voted most likely to quietly take over the world)
Markelle was first introduced to the company when seeking out a caterer for her own wedding, and found the perfect fit not only for her special day, but also for a passionate career. With extensive coordination experience, Markelle began her career in various hospitality and planning roles ranging from intimate private gatherings to large scale college athletic tournaments. When she isn't planning events, Markelle enjoys cooking, pub trivia, and traveling. As a newlywed herself, she is mindful of the support you need and questions that will arise leading up to your big day. Traveling the world and working with a diverse range of individuals has intensified her adaptability and ease of communication with all types of personalities.
Special Events Coordinator
(Most likely to survive hunger games)
A transplant from Colorado, Emily joined the team in 2018! Emily's passion for event coordination is evident in her attention to detail. She has several years of hospitality and event coordination experience, making her a great resource when planning your next special event! When she's not plugging away in the office, you'll most likely find her exploring the mountains with her husband and two dogs. Combining her love for the PNW outdoors and her passion for creating unforgettable events, Emily is always up for the planning adventure!
We hired ACT 3 Catering this summer to cater our daughter's wedding and they totally exceeded our expectations! Their passion for excellence in food preparation and outstanding customer service was evident from the beginning. Markelle, our point of contact throughout the process, was professional, extremely responsive in returning many phone calls and emails, attentive to the many details,... Read More
- Linda-Jo D. | Woodenville, WA