Jenerations is a full-service, chef-driven event & culinary company. We will take your day and help you create a lasting memory and story all to its own. We are dedicated to a unique experience where clients become family. Our staff is exceptional. Our service is first class and our attention to details are like no other. We believe in putting a fresh spin on events & culinary services. We know the simplicity of approachable flavors, the delight of modern presentations, and the value of fresh, seasonal ingredients. We enjoy the challenge of perfecting a new dish or drink.
HOW IT WORKS
Your Chef will create a menu of sensationally delicious food, designed to compliment your event specifics; Our Event Producer will be on-hand every step of the way to make sure each guest leaves with something to rave about.
Oh, and it gets even better. We do it all in a variety of service styles to suit the mood and size of your event, from intimate family gatherings to formal galas.
No kitchen? Outdoor venue? No problem. We have professionals in all categories needed to implement your event.
We do food the way it is intended. We don’t know how to serve reheated food. Instead, we build real kitchens on site. When we say you can always expect delicious, well-executed food, we mean it.
That starts with a personal consultation where we get to know you and – your style, your stories. Then we combine meticulous planning with impeccable attention to detail to plan the event of your dreams, combined with hand crafted foods, it will leave you free to relax and enjoy your event.
Got a business event you need help planning? We do those, too! With our innovative designs and creative flair, we can help you plan your event leaving you with only memorable experiences.
Jenerations is a full-service event planning & culinary service company founded by Jennifer Crocker. She is our head chef. Her sous chef is Greg Codde. Jenerations has a crew to fit all the needs of your event.
At Jenerations, we take preparation off your shoulders but never out of your hands.
Our specialty is custom catering options to fit your needs. We are a full service company offering everything from scratch made food to help with floral arrangements all the way through to valet services. We are your one stop shop.
"It was like something out of a movie. Jenerations transformed our contemporary California backyard into a sultry, jazz club, complete with a 5-man jazz band, voodoo dolls, vintage cocktails, whiskey barrels and romantic lighting. The setting Jenerations created for our venue was so real it felt like we were in The Big Easy. Our friends still talk about it!"
“Our wedding expressed our personalities perfectly. The flowers, the music, the food – everything came together flawlessly!"
"They were energetic, professional, knowledgeable and extremely respectful of the space."
“What we really appreciate about Jenerations is their attention to detail. The little things, the big things – they wove it all together into a day our daughter and her friends will never forget.
We are truly your one stop shop. You need it, we'll get it for you. We are available to do as much or as little as you'd like in preparation for your event. From consult, custom menus, event planning, florals, food, rentals, valet, set-up, clean-up, and much much more we are the company for you.
Q: Do you only do large events? Do you only do small events?
A: We do events of any size.
Q: Do I live too far for you to cater and do my event?
A: No event is too far, we'll go from San Jose to San Diego
Q: What is the per person cost?
A: We make everything fresh from scratch for your event. No per person costs.
Q: I need rentals for my event.
A: We have any time of equipment rentals you might need.
Q: Can I pay with a credit card?
A: No, but cash, checks, Venmo & Zelle are welcome forms of payment.
Q: Are you available to chat now about what i need for my event?
A: Yes, call 949-633-1927 ask for Chef
Chef Jen started her journey in high school cooking for families and learning her craft. This carried her through her summers' in college, which then allowed her to take her expertise to motherhood for her first 17 year job. Chef Jen started Jenerations in 2013. She is responsible for creating delicious foods and unique menus for each distinct event. She has a gift in pairing food and beautiful decor which only add to your day.
She was featured in the October 2018 issue of California Homes Magazine and Saute Magazine June 2019 and October 2019. Along with her owner/operator position at Jenerations, she is currently the event chef for Subzero-Wolf Appliances.
Greg Codde came to Jenerations in 2016. Greg has a divere skill set and a contracter's background. When Greg isn't in the kitchen he spends his days in his cabinet shop, making custom props Jenerations uses and rents. Greg is Chef Jen's right hand man in the kitchen. Coupled with his culinary skills, he is the light at every event. Greg's passion for making new friends and culinary delights are his specialties.
After a 31-year career in law enforcement, Mike was looking to pursue his new passion in the culinary field. He joined Jenerations in 2019, and being one of our newest additions, jumped in with both feet. As a son of a Pastry Chef, he is blessed with an innate baking and cooking skills, which compliment his desire for this new endeavor.
After a 35-year career of selling software and services to fortune 100 companies on a global and national level, John retired in 2017. He went to bartending school, and became Jenerations mixologist/ bartender in 2016. John has a passion for combining elixirs and creating extraordinary cocktails.
The JCrew is the reason Chef Jen loves her job. They are not only the backbone for Jenerations but they essential to every event. Starting at the top meet Greg Codde, Marcy Holder, John Kendal, Kevin Holder and Carolyn Schneider. Bottom row, Linda Scherck, Cristine Wentworth, Chef Jen, Mike Szyperski, Anne Priebe, Laura Barron and Lupita Horchover. Say hello to the crew at your next event.