Catering & Preferred Vendors

We partner with select providers to serve your event or retreat on the farm!

Our preferred caterers and vendors have been selected based on food quality, customer service, and commitment to sustainable catering and event practices. The caterers on the list below can provide either full service, drop off service, or both.

Preferred Vendors


Debbie Harris |

Urban Adamah’s very own Farm Director has been coordinating weddings for many years along side her farming career. Debbie can help you in many stages of the process including day of coordination, flow planning, flowers, food and finding a unique balance of authenticity and subversion. For more information you can write Debbie to set up an exploratory call at


Shoshana Klien | | 510.703.8618

Shoshana’s Kitchen focuses on organic and locally sourced ingredients to create culinary deliciousness. Shoshana is the caterer for UC Berkeley Hillel, Chochmat Halev, and Svara, a “traditionally radical yeshiva,” focusing on catering for larger scale events.

Services: Drop Off | Full Service

Full Service – Includes staffing to assist with set up, event maintenance, and clean up

Drop Off – Food and beverage is dropped off, and the client is responsible for set up and clean up

Alcohol Service – Bartenders on staff


Bonnie Perhac | | 510.599.4670

A made-from-scratch catering company in Berkeley, CA using seasonal and local ingredients. Here’s a few things that are important at Plate Craft: “Sourcing Locally and Buying from our Neighbors, We Make Stuff By Hand, Eating Seasonally, Reducing Waste, Making Good Lives for Our Staff.”

Services: Drop Off


Chef Heshy Fried | | 646.853.4630

Epic Bites caters events throughout the Bay Area, serving gourmet glatt kosher food in San Jose, Sunnyvale, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Oakland, Berkeley, Walnut Creek, Napa, Sonoma and more. From kosher weddings for 400 to upscale wine pairing dinners for 10, no event is too complicated for them. They specialize in Kosher California cuisine using high quality seasonal ingredients.

* Please note that Epic Bites has a $5,000 minimum on all catering orders.

Services: Drop Off | Kosher


Hugh Groman | | 510.647.5165

Hugh Groman Catering specializes in a delicate fusion of French, Italian, and Spanish cuisine, with influences from around the world. Each item is carefully designed and prepared with taste, texture, balance, and color in mind.

Greenleaf Platters provides innovative party platter delivery service with exceptional presentation, the most delicious food and incredible convenience.

Phil’s Sliders Catering provides decadent sliders and our famous homemade potato tots using fresh, local ingredients and green business practices. Phil’s Sliders caters office lunches and happy hours, birthdays, fundraisers and any special event. We delivery hot and fresh, OR we have a mobile unit we can setup outdoors anywhere to feed your crowd!

Services: Drop Off | Full Service


Erika Minkowsky | | 510.395.0205

Erika Minkowsky, a certified doula, personal chef, and herbalist who apprenticed with top sustainability-oriented chefs as well as renowned healers in the Jewish and Mexican folk traditions and indigenous medicine teachers in Latin America, has committed her life to the healing and empowerment of mothers and families. Erika specializes in local sustainable organic food that is both super healthy and delicious! She shares her love of food in two forms:

The Heirloom Chef infuses flavor and nutrition into California comfort food-focused cooking, adapting to the seasons and any dietary restrictions. We service up to parties of 50 for a more intimate experience.

Services: Drop Off | Full Service

Full Service – Includes staffing to assist with set up, event maintenance, and clean up

Drop Off – Food and beverage is dropped off, and the client is responsible for set up and clean up

Alcohol Service – Bartenders on staff

Website: | (510) 974-3086

Elevated Mediterranean cuisine with a Tel Avivian flare, featuring ingredient first, vegetable-forward menus, innovative presentations and genuine service.

Website: | Yelp | 510.301.4757

Angel Cakes is a small-batch bakery for cupcakes, cakes, and other treats. What makes them different is their large menu of over 120 flavors, which keeps things interesting and allows them to use the freshest and most local ingredients available. Most cake flavors can be made vegan and gluten free. Before Jen Angel opened Angel Cakes in 2008, she worked as an independent media and community activist. Jen passed in February of 2023 and the bakery is now run with love by the team she trained. Angel Cakes is a small shop and strives to create an environment where everyone feels included, valued, and respected. They do their best to be good neighbors and community members by donating and providing desserts for various social justice efforts, particularly in the areas of environmental justice, housing, and criminal justice reform.

Services: Drop Off


Let the Urban Adamah team create a special farm-to-table pizza buffet for your group. Ingredients are harvested right from the farm, when available. Gluten free and dairy free options included. 
Pricing: $25 per person. Add a farm salad for additional $5 per person.
*A 35 person minimum is required.  

Contact Jeremy Here

Jeremy has been photographing events and people professionally ever since he graduated from Brooks Institute of Photography in 2006. When he’s not photographing for hire, he’s out capturing people and the world around him when he’s on adventures and also by volunteering his skills in community and along values he cares about.


Snap Yourself offers custom photo booths with professional grade equipment and remote control that allows guests to capture their own shots of themselves.

Since 2010, their mission has been the same: Give others the creative space, limitless time and professional tools to be themselves, express themselves, look great and have fun doing it.



Ben Bernstein |

We provide Audiovisual (AV) services for Livestream events with a focus on Jewish celebrations such as Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, weddings, baby namings, and more! 

MitzvahStream offers a range of options from basic enhancements to your existing AV setup to full production packages. All packages include event hosting. One of our AV technicians will manage your meeting, webinar or livestream, ensuring all participants and guests have a high quality and seamless experience. Our techs will follow a pre-approved ‘run-of-show’ provided by you to make sure every transition is executed smoothly.

Please review our packages and contact us  for a free consultation. We would love to help make your event technology worry-free so you can enjoy every moment. For more information of services, offerings and prices, please view, here.

Food & Beverage DETAILS

Client and vendor access to event space is limited to the occupancy times designated in the rental contract. Rental clients should provide their caterer with the designated rental times. Access will not be permitted outside of these times, unless as noted below for deliveries and pick-ups.

Pre or post event deliveries and pick-ups may be permitted, but require prior approval and coordination. All delivery vendors must check in with Urban Adamah upon arrival. Drop off and/or pick-up locations will be indicated at that time. All deliveries must be approved a minimum of two weeks prior to an event.

Alcohol may be consumed by guests age 21 and older. Those under 21 years of age are not permitted to consume or possess alcoholic beverages at any time. Valid, state-issued identification cards may be requested of any person(s) who appear to be under age and consuming alcohol during the event. Alcohol consumption must be confined to the venue space rented and must not be consumed outside the rented premises.

When using our Preferred Caterers, the caterer under its liquor license assumes responsibility for the guests being served. When using non-preferred caterers, the client is responsible for the guests being served. Caterers and clients must understand that, based on guests’ conduct, Urban Adamah may require that alcohol cease to be served at any point during an event and security or the police may be contacted if guests’ behavior threatens or endangers people or property.

If serving alcohol, Caterer/Client assumes responsibility for:

  1. Any and all guests that consume alcohol.
  2. Insuring that alcoholic beverages being served meet the requirements of their license.
  3. Insuring that the guests being served meet the requirements of the law.
  4. Ceasing the service of alcoholic beverages to those who are under age, or who appear to be impaired.

All food and beverage related items must be compostable, reusable, or recyclable.

All disposable products used must be approved by Urban Adamah as compatible with our waste management systems. Two product lines that Urban Adamah has identified as being compatible with City of Berkeley standards are below.

Reusable china, glassware, utensils, linens, and napkins are encouraged whenever possible.

Individually packaged items in plastic containers, including water, creams, and assorted condiments are prohibited.

Onsite compost, recycling, and trash facilities are provided at no charge.

All waste material must be collected and properly sorted with the intention of minimizing volume. In the event of miss-sorted bins, renter will be charged a $250 incorrect waste disposal fee.

Waste material in staging and service areas must be sorted and taken to the refuse station located beside pedestrian gate. All boxes must be broken down before being placed in the recycling container.

In event spaces, clear all items such as table linens, dishes, decorations, etc. All waste material should be sorted and disposed of properly in refuse station.

Caterer/Client is responsible for sweeping the kitchen at the end of the event. All utilized work surfaces, sinks, and drains must be thoroughly cleaned with client or caterer-provided cleaning supplies.                                   

Clean-up and load-out must be completed by the end of the event’s designated time of occupancy. In the event that cleanup procedures are not followed, Preferred Caterers or rental clients using outside caterers, will be charged a $250 incomplete cleaning fee.

The kitchens at Urban Adamah are vegetarian, but kosher fish is permitted. No other meat is permitted in the kitchens.