Employee Meals & Corporate Events

Planning a corporate event in Lakeland and looking for the area’s premier catering company? You have found it, and we’ve got a menu for every taste and every size. Essential Catering Solutions has catered numerous corporate luncheons, product launches, employee meal deliveries, benefits, retirement parties and more. Whatever the occasion, we have an extensive menu selection and event orchestration expertise that will suit the specific needs of your corporate event anywhere in the Lakeland area.

Bereavement & Kindness Catering

We provide food to the employees and families of businesses when making a meal may be a burden, as a result of work relocation, a new addition to the family, loss of a loved one, hospitalization or illness.


Corporate Events – Non-For-Profit Galas – College & University Events – Brand Launches – Conferences – Seminars, Meetings – Team Building Events – Corporate Receptions – Networking Events – Opening Ceremonies – Product Launches – Award Ceremonies – Holiday Parties – Open Houses and more...

Personalized Event Planning


Expect to be guided by an intuitive partner throughout the event planning process. We are eager to provide tours of Lakeland’s most exclusive venues, share inspiration for linen selections, provide décor and rentals, personally introduce you to our city’s top vendors, and manage the logistics of your event.

Freshly Cooked & Prepared from the Heart


Our extensive menus offer a vast array of cultural and traditional food varieties and desserts that will certainly satisfy the most discerning palates. Our menus are flexible and can accommodate a variety of serving styles – from our most popular open buffets, stations, to family style and full sit-down dinners.

Bar Services


With the full-service package, your guests enjoy open bar, without consumption worries. We offer flat-rates that allow you to customize to your specific need. Prices includes: bartenders, set-up/break down, insurance, portable bar, service ware, ice, sodas, mixers, garnishes and alcohol. 18% gratuity & tax applied.