Our Approach

We believe that you and your guests should be in the moment of the event. We know that coordinating the food portion of your event is very stressful. The food is also the centerpiece that brings people together. Our goal is for you and your guests to enjoy and be in the moment so you have memories  to cherish for a lifetime. Let us impress you and your guests with our food catering service.

Our Story

Our business is grounded in a lineage of food and service businesses dating back many generations. Executive Chef Kim continues this legacy and expression of the artistry of fine culinary cuisine through Kooi Events full service food catering. An Orange County based food catering service, Kooi Events has nearly 20 years of experience offering casual and elegant dining throughout surrounding areas such as Los Angeles, Inland Empire, San Diego and Ventura County.

Meet Chef Kim

Chef Kim has been in the food industry throughout his life since his family has always been in the restaurant ownership industry. Chef Kim is a culinary graduate and has mastered an array of cooking and pastry techniques of various international and fusion cuisine. Chef Kim's specialty is offering customers and clients variety and creativity. From classic comfort American, to the far east of Asian cuisine, Kim Kooi has mastered many International menus and has almost 20 years of food catering experience. Chef Kim has created a spectacular dining experiences for a wide variety of individuals, corporations, civic and professional organizations and more. Chef Kim takes pride in surpassing client expectations with unmatched culinary artistry that enhances banquets, weddings, themed parties and other events with exquisitely prepared high-end cuisine and inspired creativity. Kooi Events’ gracious and highly-skilled staff will expertly coordinate every aspect of your event.


Kim Ooi

Executive Chef

Behind Each Dish

"Always cook with heart and soul; it is about passion and dedication."

This is a quote from from Chef Kim's mentor that has resonated with him through his career in food service and catering.


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