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.
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."
Our cuisine moves nimbly from a mélange of taste sensations to a singular, memorable note that lingers on the palate.
Exotic fusions and traditional combinations. Covering the gamut from the expected to the unusual.
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
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."
"Thank you for the impeccable attention to detail and personal care that made our event so memorable! Our guests keep talking about it"
Beginning with the imagination process and continuing until the seed of an idea has been brought to life.view our gallery
"The vision and subsequent execution on our special day was visually perfect and completely breathtaking. It was more than we ever imagined."
The reliable, trusted partner that forms the foundation of a seamless, successful event.
Seasoned veterans with the agility to create an event across town or something a bit more regal across the pond.
Standing for thirty years of breathtaking events and culinary experiences. Boldly adventurous and always (Good) Gracious!
Wrapping our arms around the event’s entire life cycle. Coordinating every movement and making it all look effortless.
Creating the rhythm of an event and still knowing how to keep the numbers timed to the beat. It’s all about the balance.
Classic, evergreen, and timeless or popular today. Inventing new extremes and everything in between.
Whether it’s a memorable feast for One Special Evening or complete event planning for a Weekend Executive Retreat.view our venues
"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!"
"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."
31727 Mulholland Highway, Malibu, CaliforniaDirectors Guild of America
7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CaliforniaAdamson House
23200 Pacific Coast Highway, Malibu, CaliforniaSmog Shoppe - LA's Greenest Urban Oasis
2651 S La Cienaga, Los Angeles, 90034Unici Casa
9461 Jefferson Blvd., Culver City, CA 90232Hummingbird Nest Ranch
2940 Kuehner Drive, Santa Susana, CA 93063Belasco Theater
1050 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015Warner Brothers Studios
4000 Warner Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91522Casa Vertigo
1828 Oak Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015Oue Sky Space
633 West 5th Street, Los Angeles, California 90071Triunfo Creek Vineyards
2714 Triunfo Canyon Road Agoura Hills, CA 91301Union Station
800 N. Alameda, Los Angeles, CaliforniaSerra Plaza
31866 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675Rancho Del Sol Pacifico
12680 Yellow Hill Road, Malibu, CaliforniaSiren Studios
6063 W Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028Natural History Museum
900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90007SPACE Abbot Kinney
1410 Abbot Kinney Boulevard, Penthouse #2, Venice, CA 90291Malibu Rocky Oaks
340 Kanan Road, Malibu, CA 90265Lyon Air Museum
19300 Ike Jones Road, Santa Ana, CA 92707One Gun Ranch
22634 Mansie Road, Malibu, CA 902651342
1342 South La Brea Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90019The Huffington Center at Saint Sophia Cathedral
1324 South Normandie Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006Malibu West Beach Club
30756 Pacific Coast Hwy, Malibu, CaliforniaThe Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts
9390 N. Santa Monica Blvd., Beverly Hills, CA 90210Shrine Auditorium
665 West Jefferson Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90007Serra Retreat Center
3401 Serra Rd. Malibu, California. 90265Smashbox Studio
8549 Higuera St., Culver City, CA 90232Park Plaza
607 S. Park View Street, Los Angeles, CA 90057Millwick
800 East Fourth Place, Los Angeles, CA 90013Greystone Mansion & Gardens
905 Loma Vista Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210Los Angeles Center Studios
450 South Bixel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90017Mad Ave LA
310 N. Madison Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004The Majestic
650 Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014440 Seaton
440 Seaton Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013The 1909
1909 North Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290Wattles Mansion
1824 N. Curson Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90046
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!"
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.
Putting the authentic resource in place can make the difference between an experience that stirs your senses and one’s that shaken, not stirred.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.