An award-winning Audacious Culinary Event company specializing in event design, corporate meetings, event planning, wedding consulting, and exquisite cuisine. GOODGRACIOUS is renowned for its innovative, trendsetting style, unparalleled quality, attention to detail, unique presentations, and fabulous culinary creations from award winning chef de cuisine, Joanne Purnell. Our humble performers create unforgettable celebrations that reflect each client’s personal zest for life and passion for food.




International Influences to Cultural Nuances

A nose for global sensibilities brings the aromas of international traditions to the table. Our sense of style can transform a venue from familiar to almost any virtual reality.

"Your vision to put it all together makes our product launches and week-long corporate events meaningful for our guests, clients, and employees."


Tip-Top Simplicity to Finely Chopped Sophistication

Our cuisine moves nimbly from a mélange of taste sensations to a singular, memorable note that lingers on the palate.


Spirited Fresh Fare to Culinary Enchantments

Exotic fusions and traditional combinations. Covering the gamut from the expected to the unusual.


Cosmopolitan Infusions to Dietary Preferences

Designing events for a wide range of guests. Those with more discerning requirements will find their needs catered to as well.

Lacy Parmesan Smoked Chicken "Tacos"

Cauliflower Soup with Apple Wood Smoked Salmon

Crème Brulée with Poached Pear, Brandy Snaps and Spun Sugar Nest

Filet of Beef Burrata with Wild Mushrooms and Fried Sage

Seared Halibut on Celeriac Mash with Shaved Fennel Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Root Vegetable Brunoise and Sesame Crisp

Salmon Medallion with Grainy Mustard Sauce and Chinese Long Bean

Nectarine, Caramelized Pecan and Goat Cheese Crostino

Tenderloin of Beef "Pommes Frites" with King Oyster & Trumpet Mushrooms

"Fish and Chips"

Pistachio Crusted Loin of Lamb

Heirloom Tomato Flatbread with Basil



Meaningful Life Moments to Pivotal Business Endeavors

Personal. Public. Professional. Corporate. We stamp your personality on all touch points.

"We must say that the vision GOODGRACIOUS had for our event was stunning. You truly went above and beyond in creating the perfect evening."

"Everyone was professional, prompt and made our lives so easy. The best part is that it was all stress-free. What a priceless experience."


Imaginative Collaboration
to Articulate Authority

Cooperation is the spark for a remarkable synergy of ideas. Our expertise keeps it real and our knowledge guides you through the process.


Novel Renderings
to Masterful Executions

Be it classic, impressionist, or abstract, the possibilities are limited only by your zest for life and passion for food.


Bobby Pins
to Scissor Lifts

Paying meticulous attention to detail. Careful preparation allows us to anticipate your needs, both micro and macro.

"Thank you for the impeccable attention to detail and personal care that made our event so memorable! Our guests keep talking about it"


Gathering Kindling to Orchestrating Dreams

Beginning with the imagination process and continuing until the seed of an idea has been brought to life.

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"The vision and subsequent execution on our special day was visually perfect and completely breathtaking. It was more than we ever imagined."



Steady Hands to Artistry in Motion

The reliable, trusted partner that forms the foundation of a seamless, successful event.


Regal Receptions to Garden Soirees

Seasoned veterans with the agility to create an event across town or something a bit more regal across the pond.


Audacious to (Good) Gracious!

Standing for thirty years of breathtaking events and culinary experiences. Boldly adventurous and always (Good) Gracious!


Exacting Details to Logistical Harmony

Wrapping our arms around the event’s entire life cycle. Coordinating every movement and making it all look effortless.


Clutch Inspiration to Analytical Decisiveness

Creating the rhythm of an event and still knowing how to keep the numbers timed to the beat. It’s all about the balance.


Of-the-Moment Couture to Traditional Expressions

Classic, evergreen, and timeless or popular today. Inventing new extremes and everything in between.


Multi-day Extravaganzas to Intimate Affairs

Whether it’s a memorable feast for One Special Evening or complete event planning for a Weekend Executive Retreat.

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"Many thanks to you, your terrific team, and your great resources on putting together an awesome event for Bridge Of Spies. Really an outstanding effort and result all around. Looking forward to the next event!"

it's yoursymphony let us hit all the right notes

humble performers

Pauline Parry Founder • President
Joanne Purnell Chef de Cuisine • EVP
David Musso General Manager
Margarita Hernandez Executive Chef
Stacy Failing, CSEP Event Producer
Emily Cho Event Associate Producer
Martha Perez Event Producer
Dennis Quintanilla Sous Chef
Lynn McGowan, CMP Destination Management Consultant
Brandon Conway Event Services Manager
Susanna Law Office Manager
Rosina Esquivias Pastry Chef

"Thank you for your professionalism and flexibility on site. Our guests did not stop about the enchanting ambiance, organization of the servers and exquisite presentation of the food. Everything really was perfect."

Saddlerock Ranch

31727 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, California

Directors Guild of America

7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, California

Adamson House

23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, California

Smog Shoppe - LA's Greenest Urban Oasis

2651 S La Cienaga, Los Angeles, 90034

Unici Casa

9461 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232

Hummingbird Nest Ranch

2940 Kuehner Drive, Santa Susana, CA 93063

Belasco Theater

1050 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Warner Brothers Studios

4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91522

Casa Vertigo

1828 Oak Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015

Sky Space

633 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, California 90071

Triunfo Creek Vineyards

2714 Triunfo Canyon Road Agoura Hills, CA 91301

Union Station

800 N. Alameda, Los Angeles, California

Serra Plaza

31866 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Rancho Del Sol Pacifico

12680 Yellow Hill Road, Malibu, California

Siren Studios

6063 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028

Natural History Museum

900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007

SPACE Abbot Kinney

1410 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Penthouse #2, Venice, CA 90291

Malibu Rocky Oaks

340 Kanan Road, Malibu, CA 90265

Lyon Air Museum

19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, CA 92707

One Gun Ranch

22634 Mansie Road, Malibu, CA 90265


1342 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90019

The Huffington Center at Saint Sophia Cathedral

1324 South Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006

Malibu West Beach Club

30756 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, California

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Shrine Auditorium

665 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Serra Retreat Center

3401 Serra Rd. Malibu, California. 90265

Smashbox Studio

8549 Higuera St., Culver City, CA 90232

The MacArthur

607 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057


800 East Fourth Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013

Greystone Mansion & Gardens

905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Los Angeles Center Studios

450 South Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017

Mad Ave LA

310 N. Madison Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004

The Majestic

650 Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014

440 Seaton

440 Seaton Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013

The 1909

1909 North Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290

Wattles Mansion

1824 N. Curson Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046

Greenhouse at Platform LA

8850 Washington Blvd., Culver City, CA

Chateau de Grace Estate

Serra Road, Malibu, CA


Knowing only the Oyster Fork is Placed Right of the Plate to Friendly Common Sense

We can help with anything you need... just ask! Etiquette, staging, organizing, or a calming presence as event time nears. And sometimes doing what works - despite the rules - is the perfect solution.

"We must say that you produced the best event our corporation has ever experienced. Beautifully executed, breathtakingly memorable, and outrageously delicious! Cheers to you and your team!"



Audacious to (Good) Gracious!

Adjustability is the reason we are able to produce events on a grand scale or in a smaller, more personal setting. Whether it’s producing a complete event for a week long Business Endeavor or a memorable setting for that Special Evening.


Grenadiers to Mixologists

Putting the authentic resource in place can make the difference between an experience that stirs your senses and one’s that shaken, not stirred.


Exquisite Knowledge to Mannered Eagerness

First class service and always on-point. Ever present, yet completely inconspicuous.
GG's event services manager spent years compiling a professional team of best service staff. Like watching a ballet of "professionalism and presence."


Humble Performers to Hospitable Ambassadors

Being a reflection of the hosts’ hospitality is our primary objective.
The connection we make with our clients becomes the magic their guests experience at every GG! event.


Appreciated Perfection to Noble Graciousness

Our client testimonials exceed even our expectations. Accolades such as "over the moon", "delightful", "delicious", "priceless", "professional" and "stress-free" are the highest form of praise.


Merging Proficiencies to Leadership Engagement

Advancing the authenticity of our industry standards, its value as a body of work, and know-how to remain forward thinking are key to how GoodGracious stays fresh. Bringing together all of the individual expertise from many professional organizations allows for collaboration beyond any printed word on a page, quick text message, or Facebook post.


Honorable Recognition to Awarded Imagination

With great appreciation for our loyal clients, challenging us to push the boundaries and produce memorable events with detailed originality and exquisitely cunning cuisine. Being recognized and awarded is more than a certificate or trophy. It is the trust we build with our clients which is the cornerstone of our lasting relationship.

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Following are examples of awarded highlights from some of the most influential industry associations: Special Events Magazine Gala Award - Staging Events in Multiple Locations; California Wedding Day Magazine - Best Caterer - Los Angeles; Event Solutions – Hall of Fame Inductee – Pauline Parry; CATIE - Innovative Mixology; ICA - Dedication of Service - John Mossman; and ICA - Chef of the Year - Joanne Purnell.