Catering the Lowcountry

A family owned & operated, full-service caterer, Hamby Catering & Events has served the Charleston area since 1979 with signature customer service and innovative cuisine. Hamby provides all food & beverage services, rental coordination, floor plan & timeline creation, and streamlined advice on all event logistics.

The Hamby team is dedicated to using the freshest, most sustainable ingredients and finest preparation techniques. Our secret ingredient for making each event successful is our staff, who approach each event with thoughtful expertise and time-tested experience. Our team customizes every menu to suit the palate and dietary needs of our clients, making each event unique and personalized.

  • Weddings

    Celebrating with Charleston brides for 35 years!

  • social

    From birthdays and anniversaries to tailgating and cocktail parties.

  • corporate

    From breakfast to box lunches for businesses of any size.

  • Pickup menu

    Your meal made easy ... with a 48 hour advance notice.

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  • If you want a food-focused, full service experience, look no further. I was able to customize an elevated menu that pleased every discriminating palate, and create a beautiful atmosphere with the help of Hamby's planning services. My wedding day was memorable and ran so smoothly.  Happy Bride (June 2013)

  • We would never had been able to enjoy the reception so much without all your work. Megan, you were exceptional! We received so many compliments on the food and decor. It was a pleasure working with Hamby and if the opportunity arises, Hamby will be my first choice in catering.   Lois (May 2013)

  • I couldn't say enough about how great Hamby was! Ryan, our event coordinator, was fantastic as well as all the staff that served our wedding. Everyone was incredibly efficient. The food was incredible! I couldn't imagine it being any better than it was.
    Kristen (Oct. 2012)

  • Wow! Their food was outstanding! We had so many compliments. And the staff... was incredible- friendly and polite. They all worked like a well oiled machine. I would not hesitate to recommend them for any event.
    Mary (Sept. 2012)

  • I am from Jacksonville and planned a destination wedding in Charleston. Leah cared about the details as much as if it were her own wedding...Leah and the staff at Hamby's ensured our wedding was a fairytale come true!!
    Kelli (April 2012)

  • Hamby's was amazing! Not only was the food wonderful but the set-up was gorgeous! Cheral, our event coordinator, patiently answered all my questions, gave me advice and helped me choose my reception decor.
    Joanne (Oct. 2012)


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    News & Specials

    Summertime Specials June, July & August

    Hamby is offering summertime to go specials for the months of June - August, perfectly suited for summer entertaining. These catering solutions are ideal for pickup or delivery. get details

    Spoleto Opening Night FETE

    Spoleto Festival USA 2014 kicked off with the fifth annual Opening Night FETE on May 23 at the College of Charleston's President's House.

    The team at Hamby Catering & Events looks forward to Spoleto festivities each year, and we were thrilled to be part of the exciting opening night FETE. read more

    SC Aquarium Conservation Gala

    The eight annual SC Aquarium Conservation Gala was held on May 8 at Liberty Square downtown Charleston. The Hamby team was honored to serve as caterer for this 350 person, four-course black tie gala. read more

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