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First We Eat Catering & Confections

First We Eat Catering & Confections Catering, Cakes and Pastries for all occasions.

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Want a Taco Bar for your graduation party or family event? We've got you. ❤ Photo:
05/01/2022

Want a Taco Bar for your graduation party or family event? We've got you. ❤

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We work with many of our couples for a year or longer when planning the catering for their weddings.  We email often, so...
04/07/2022

We work with many of our couples for a year or longer when planning the catering for their weddings. We email often, sometimes text or actually pick up the phone and call. We put ourselves into their event planning and try to grasp every vision they want to embrace. And then p**f- they're married! We're lucky enough to see so many ceremonies and celebrations. Thank YOU!

You received a new review on The Knot!
5 star rating
posted 04/06/2022
My wife and I hired First We Eat for our wedding, and could not have been happier with our choice. From the start, we were immediately drawn in by their menu options and great reviews. The catering manager, Megan, is an absolute pleasure to deal with. She was so friendly, responsive, and helpful with her knowledge and experience in her business. Between her and the Owner/Chef, Mathew, every detail was discussed, confirmed, and improved by their suggestions. Mathew prepared our tasting, and we were blown away by the flavor and presentation of each dish. On the day of our wedding, they both (with their staff) executed service perfectly. They were very professional in their appearances, attitudes, and work. The food all around was outstanding, and we received so many compliments about each course, as well as how polite, courteous, and attentive the servers were throughout the night. When it was over, they left the kitchen spotless and congratulated us again on their way out. I truly believe catering can make or break weddings, and with First We Eat, they went above and beyond any expectations we had and absolutely NAILED IT. I cannot say enough good things about this company, and would not hesitate to recommend them or use them again in the future.

I could hardly stop and get pictures yesterday as our team spread out and catered FIVE different events just on Saturday...
03/20/2022

I could hardly stop and get pictures yesterday as our team spread out and catered FIVE different events just on Saturday. Add that to Thursday, Friday, and today (Sunday), that’s feeding a grand total of almost 1000 people this weekend over nine events. It took everyone on hand to make it possible. Picture below is from Saturday night’s wedding at a foothills Air B&B. Beautiful view of the sunset with an infinity pool in the foreground. Just gorgeous.

It’s not often that we’re this busy on a Tuesday but when it’s 2/22/22, well….that’s a different story. Congratulations ...
02/22/2022

It’s not often that we’re this busy on a Tuesday but when it’s 2/22/22, well….that’s a different story.
Congratulations to our three couples getting married on this magically epic date.

Part of the First We Eat team has been catering on remote sites in northern Arizona the past two days as we’ve fed 160 p...
01/25/2022

Part of the First We Eat team has been catering on remote sites in northern Arizona the past two days as we’ve fed 160 people a day doing a commercial shoot. With breakfasts as early as 5:30 am we’ve been able to serve them warm food to get the day started.
On-site caterings are a challenge that we’re happy to take on. Where are you going?

THANK YOU, Tucson! Our team feels so incredibly proud of these awards. And we couldn't have done it without your support...
01/21/2022

THANK YOU, Tucson! Our team feels so incredibly proud of these awards. And we couldn't have done it without your support - thank you! ❤

And sometimes event site visits include donkeys and miniature horses!
01/11/2022

And sometimes event site visits include donkeys and miniature horses!

Let us serve you this holiday! Order your no-stress Holiday Feast from us and enjoy a three-course curated meal created ...
12/15/2021
Prime Rib Holiday Feast — First We Eat

Let us serve you this holiday! Order your no-stress Holiday Feast from us and enjoy a three-course curated meal created by Exec Chef Bruce Yim & team. Click the link below to order! 🥂🎄

https://www.firstweeat.com/new-products/holiday-feast

Let First We Eat Catering take care of your Holiday Dinner with a three course dinner for 4-6 people. First Course: Mix greens salad with roasted butternut squash, dried cranberries, pepitas seed, honey Chile citrus vinaigrette Main Course: Prime Rib with oblique carrots, brussel sprouts, mashed

Do you even charcuterie? 😉
12/09/2021

Do you even charcuterie? 😉

One of today’s caterings took us out of town and down to Bisbee, AZ to celebrate a wedding. So many things made this an ...
11/21/2021

One of today’s caterings took us out of town and down to Bisbee, AZ to celebrate a wedding. So many things made this an exquisite event. Hosted at the Bisbee Courtyard, the celebration included two adorable venue pets and a musical set by Birds & Arrows (a group that I’ve been wanting to catch for two years- how serendipitous!).
The all-vegetarian menu created by chef Bruce Yim was finished and served on-site, with help of the O’Keefe Merritt, by Zio Peppe owner Chef Devon Sanner.
Turns out that Bisbee has a new patisserie and they provided the amazing looking (and tasting) tarts for dessert. I’ve been told to allow myself $35 per visit to the patisserie since there are so many delectable bites. Noted!
Such a sweet and love-filled day, with that special charm that only Bisbee can give.
I’ll be back soon!

A beautiful evening for a wedding with the sunset and Tucson mountains as your backdrop. An arugula panzanella salad wit...
10/10/2021

A beautiful evening for a wedding with the sunset and Tucson mountains as your backdrop.
An arugula panzanella salad with green chili vinaigrette to start followed by either an airline chicken breast with pesto, morel risotto, and broccolini or a NY strip with bone marrow bordelaise and black garlic barlotto.
Not to mention two cakes: devils food with caramel filling or vanilla cake with mango cremeux.
Before we left we made sure they had plenty of carnitas and pollo asada with taco fixings and soft pretzel bites with warm cheese.
Something tells me this reception will go on til the wee hours!

We love to cater at our clients homes. It’s our joy to create a menu for you, bring our team to execute everything and then clean up as though we were never there.

We feel your love! Thank YOU for letting us be a part of your day.
10/03/2021

We feel your love! Thank YOU for letting us be a part of your day.

08/04/2021

Yes, catering takes hustle and long hours but it's so rewarding when you get reviews like this:

Ahmad M. · married on 07/31/2021

Perfection!

We are extremely happy with First We Eat Catering!!! We had our tasting less than a week before our wedding, we met with the company and the moment we met the team we felt very comfortable! Everyone was very professional and friendly! You can immediately feel their team work effort! The food at our wedding was beyond amazing! The presentation and taste was on point! Our guests told us and I quote “the best fish I have ever had in my life” and “best food I have ever had at any wedding in my whole life”.
Our night was perfect! We trust them completely! Thank you so much for everything ❤️

Sent on 08/04/2021

Over the last year this little catering company has helped many people celebrate weddings, toast birthdays, ring in the ...
08/04/2021
Best of Tucson®: Legends of the West - Round 2 Voting Is Here!

Over the last year this little catering company has helped many people celebrate weddings, toast birthdays, ring in the holidays, and welcome workers back to the office. We’re so thrilled you’ve noticed and have shown us the love! We are one of the five finalists for Best Catering Company!
Please take a minute and vote for us in the second round.
We’ll keep feeding people and bringing the party! 💓

https://www.tucsonweekly.com/TheRange/archives/2021/07/21/best-of-tucson-legends-of-the-west-round-2-voting-is-here

Yee-haw, Tucson! It’s time to cast your ballots in the second round of voting in Best of Tucson® 2021: Legends of the West! Vote here for the Best of Tucson awards! : That’s right, pardner: We’re down to the final showdown! Earlier this summer, we took your nominations for Tucson’s best sho...

Can’t decide on your cake design? Satisfy BOTH partners- you each get a side! Like this classically elegant / Star Wars ...
07/15/2021

Can’t decide on your cake design? Satisfy BOTH partners- you each get a side!
Like this classically elegant / Star Wars character three tier beauty. 😍
Also- wooden flowers! Gorgeous!

Today the First We Eat team partnered with our Zio Peppe family to cater a celebration of life in the Expedition Tanzani...
05/17/2021

Today the First We Eat team partnered with our Zio Peppe family to cater a celebration of life in the Expedition Tanzania exhibit of Reid Park Zoo for a well-loved friend and supporter of the Tucson Culinary Scene, Joaquín Kremer. Chef/owner Devon Sanner put out a number of savory and sweet passed hors d’oeuvres featuring teasers of the flavors of the new Zio Peppe menú.

Today’s stunner for a newly married couple.
05/09/2021

Today’s stunner for a newly married couple.

The First We Eat team split up tonight as we tackled a wedding at the Z Mansion and a residential catering complimented ...
05/09/2021

The First We Eat team split up tonight as we tackled a wedding at the Z Mansion and a residential catering complimented with a jazz trio. Perfect night.

Eat dessert first? Yes! A lovely themed dessert table for last night’s quinceneara featuring red velvet cupcakes, cake p...
05/09/2021

Eat dessert first? Yes! A lovely themed dessert table for last night’s quinceneara featuring red velvet cupcakes, cake pops, churros, coconut mousse tarts, and butterfly sugar cookies.

A residential catering up in Oro Valley today for a sweet family celebrating their daughter. Started off with passed hor...
05/02/2021

A residential catering up in Oro Valley today for a sweet family celebrating their daughter. Started off with passed hors d’oeuvres, a radicchio and escarole salad, and then salmon and short ribs as the main course. It’s always such a joy to work with our guests from the start as we plan together and see everything through to the clean up after the meal.

Our baker created this stunning cake for a bride who requested a soft goth themed look with the darker pinks, browns, bl...
04/26/2021

Our baker created this stunning cake for a bride who requested a soft goth themed look with the darker pinks, browns, blacks, and fresh mint and berries for the top. Inside? Apple cake with caramel apple filling.

Our baker created a beauty of a cake this weekend to match the couple's centerpieces.
04/19/2021

Our baker created a beauty of a cake this weekend to match the couple's centerpieces.

A stunning wedding at the Z Mansion a few weeks ago.  Tons of tropical flowers, a tea ceremony, a perfect plated dinner ...
04/06/2021

A stunning wedding at the Z Mansion a few weeks ago. Tons of tropical flowers, a tea ceremony, a perfect plated dinner and this three tier blue/green stunner with gold finish and gold top tier. Inside? Just a simple cake with passion fruit and coconut cremeux.

We know it's not just our kids that are obsessed with Among Us!  Whether they're playing as a crewmate or an impostor ga...
04/05/2021

We know it's not just our kids that are obsessed with Among Us! Whether they're playing as a crewmate or an impostor gamers will love a cake showing their favorite characters!

We've had the pleasure of creating a number of different wedding cakes however this is the first we did where the bride ...
04/05/2021

We've had the pleasure of creating a number of different wedding cakes however this is the first we did where the bride had the idea to use bougainvillea. It worked beautifully! Look at the pop of colors!

04/02/2021
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We love the variety of events that we've had the privilege of catering recently. From movie productions to holiday meals to in-home celebrations to weddings- we'll do it all and we'll do it beautifully. Take a look at some of our recent reviews on Wedding Wire or The Knot. What do you have going on that we can help you with!

https://www.weddingwire.com/vendors/reviews

Picked up flowers for a cake for tonight’s wedding. Our chef has made a 100% vegan meal and they’ll be following the din...
04/01/2021

Picked up flowers for a cake for tonight’s wedding. Our chef has made a 100% vegan meal and they’ll be following the dinner with a three tier vegan cake. We love to support local and use Eric’s Flower Market for all of our cake florals. Check them out behind Raging Sage Coffee on Campbell.

Our baker has been creating adorable little sheep cakes.  Perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday or just to surprise so...
03/30/2021

Our baker has been creating adorable little sheep cakes. Perfect for the upcoming Easter holiday or just to surprise someone with a taste of Spring. Baaaaaa! Drop us a line to order. :)

Today at 4:30 pm we’ll deliver the last of 796 individual meals that our team has prepared for the film crew of a motion...
03/18/2021

Today at 4:30 pm we’ll deliver the last of 796 individual meals that our team has prepared for the film crew of a motion picture being filmed locally. For the last 12 days First We Eat has partnered with Dante’s Fire and Fresco Pizzeria to prepare and deliver two meals daily to feed the hungry staff. Our team developed a menu to accommodate a variety of dietary restrictions and worked tirelessly to ensure that meals were on-site for their designated breaks.
Go team!

When the critters on the cake are too cute to eat.  😍
02/11/2021

When the critters on the cake are too cute to eat. 😍

Getting married in winter doesn't mean you can't have bright sunflowers on your cake!
02/02/2021

Getting married in winter doesn't mean you can't have bright sunflowers on your cake!

Every kid has to have one at least once in their childhood....a dinosaur cake!  We’ll even make one if you’re over the a...
01/13/2021

Every kid has to have one at least once in their childhood....a dinosaur cake! We’ll even make one if you’re over the age of 13. 😉

Succulents are beautiful any time of year.  Especially when they're a bride's special request for her wedding.  These cu...
12/23/2020

Succulents are beautiful any time of year. Especially when they're a bride's special request for her wedding. These cupcakes were made by us in her custom flavors of churro and apple cider.

We LOVE a winter wedding!  (OKKKK....we love any weddings!)  This past weekend, Chef Gina created this stunning red rose...
12/21/2020

We LOVE a winter wedding! (OKKKK....we love any weddings!) This past weekend, Chef Gina created this stunning red rose wedding cake using strawberries and champagne cake and red velvet cake. Absolutely stunning!
Remember, we cater all types of food- sweet, savory, small bites, complete meals, cakes....whatever you've got in mind!

Beautiful holiday cake for a repeat client.  And when he picked it up...?  He ordered another!  We love your support, fa...
12/21/2020

Beautiful holiday cake for a repeat client. And when he picked it up...? He ordered another! We love your support, family and friends- thank you!

We'd wrap him in a bow if we could! Chef Devon Sanner will be back to whip up a tremendous holiday meal to feed you and ...
12/09/2020
Holiday Feast — First We Eat

We'd wrap him in a bow if we could! Chef Devon Sanner will be back to whip up a tremendous holiday meal to feed you and some of your close quarantine pod friends. What's on the menu?

*Guajillo chile-rubbed prime rib roast with jus
*Adobo and piloncillo yams
*Honey and mint glazed rainbow carrots
*Roasted root vegetable and poblano bisque
*Green chili and smoked cheddar masa polenta
*Ensalada de Nochebuena- romaine, jicama, oranges, cress, mango, beets, pomegranates, and pepitas
*Mesquite and white Sonoran wheat biscuits with honey and chamomile whipped butter
*Mexican chocolate decadence flourless cake with ancho

Feeds 4-6. Pick up is curbside at 918 West Prince on Thursday 12/24 between 9-12.
Cost: $225.
https://www.firstweeat.com/new-products/holiday-feast

First We Eat Holiday Menu Guajillo chile-rubbed prime rib roast with jus Adobo and piloncillo yams Honey and mint glazed rainbow carrots Roasted root vegetable and poblano bisque Green chili and smoked cheddar masa polenta Ensalada de Nochebuena- romaine, jicama, oranges, cress, m

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Congratulations Sandy & Andrew! Loved the morning (brunch) wedding!!!!
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Halloween weddings are my new favorite! This beautiful couple had a wedding vision and we where there for it! Congratulations Zach and Kelsi... Til Death...perfect 👻🥂

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David + Kim I just love your love, your families and you!

Photographer: Photography by Jami - Dixon, IL - Northern IL
Venue: Z Mansion
Wedding Coordinator: Gabriella & Co.
Dress Boutique: Maya Palace Bridal and Boutique
Florals: Evergreen Flowers and Flower Moxie
Catering and Cake/Cupcakes: First We Eat Catering & Confections
Decorations: Amelia
Officiant: Reverend George
Just a quick note to say if your looking for quality food to take home, First We Eat is tough to beat. In what seems like a previous life, we have gone with them to cater events with great results! Family dinners have been tasty as well. Thanks to Mat and the crew all that they do!
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A most incredible Easter dinner, brought to us by First We Eat Catering and Confections. Rumor has it there are more meal kits coming next week...
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Attention Traveler's! Only 7 days left to get your tickets for the Adventurer's Dinner catered by First We Eat Catering & Confections! As of right now, we only have 17 tickets remaining, so get them soon.

Tickets can be purchased at Tucsontimemask.brownpapertickets.com
There are only 29 tickets left for the Adventurer's Dinner! Get them now, and don't miss out on this wonderful experience provided by First We Eat Catering & Confections!

Dinner tickets at Tucsontimemask.brownpapertickets.com, and are available through March 20th!

Edit: Make that 24! Tickets are going fast!
A huge thank you to our sponsors and donors for helping make The Time Traveler's Masquerade a reality!

Sponsors:
First We Eat Catering & Confections
Ever So Clever Studios
KU Studios - Home of Kids Unlimited
Broadway in Tucson
UA Presents

Donors:
Nicole S Liberty
Ben Ramirez

These are individuals or organizations who have supported us financially or through direct action, and we cannot thank them enough!

We look forward to seeing you all at The 3rd Annual Tucson Time Traveler's Masquerade: Roaring 20's (Any 20's) on Saturday April 4th, 2020 from 4 PM - 11 PM!
Tickets on Sale at Tucsontimemask.Brownpapertickets.com
Tickets are going fast for The Adventurer's Dinner! The menu from First We Eat Catering & Confections this year is mouthwatering, and with For Love Or Absinthe performing, it is sure to be a wonderful evening! Get your tickets soon, as sales end March 20th (and we may sell out before that!)

Tickets can be purchased at Tucsontimemask.brownpapertickets.com
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