With more than thirty years in the hospitality industry, Margot Jones established the company in 1990 with a simple goal; to provide exceptional food and service to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
Our success is due to Margot’s dedication in using the freshest ingredients and finest preparation techniques. Infusing her own standards of quality, imagination and customer service, the company has flourished through the past two decades. As a growing firm, the Purple Onion Catering Company prides itself in evolving each year through new menus, fresh ideas and a team of capable individuals passionate about what they do. We believe our staff is the secret ingredient to exceeding your expectations by asking the right questions, knowing the right answers and guiding you through the entire event planning process. To stay current with industry trends and concepts we are active members of ISES, SESMA and ICA. You can be assured from the very first phone call to the post event follow-up, our dedication to the art of the event and its execution will ensure a special, memorable and fun experience.
So, whether you need help translating your ideas into a vision, or you would like us to come up with a total concept for you, we would be more than happy to assist you in all of your planning needs. Thanks for visiting and we hope this site will be the first step in creating a memorable event!