More Than Just Food

For the past 20 years, Chef Gary Netter has been providing quality food and phenomenal services to the local community, the tourism industry, and celebrities and influencers across the country. Our staff offers a variety of tools to help you with catering, event planning, and lifestyle changes, with specialized menus, food offerings and consultation services. See what the difference is about. Contact us today.


Corporate & Event Catering

We want to make your next event one for the books! Whether you’re hosting corporate partners, family and friends, or planning the wedding of a lifetime, Next To Eat offers a wide range of delicious food and beverage options, catered specifically to you and your audience. We have over 20 years of experience catering large-scale events and ceremonies, and are equipped with the tools and staffing necessary to make your event a top-notch celebration that people will talk about for years to come. Contact us and let us create an experience you won’t forget.

  • Corporate Events

  • Festivals/Trade Shows

  • Fundraisers/Luncheons

  • Bridal/Birthdays

  • Product Launches

  • Board Meetings

  • Awards Ceremonies/Galas

  • Client Engagement Events

  • Private Celebrations


event planning services

Next To Eat takes the hassle out of event planning with a full-service event staff that can take your event from concept to execution, handling all logistics, planning, decor, entertainment, venue location services and more! We even offer on-call concierge assistance for last minutes tasks and errand, so you can take the worry out of planning, and focus on your guests. We’ll work directly with you to ensure your local and traveling guests are taken care of and every detail is managed. Contact us to find out more about how we can plan and enhance your next event!

  • Vendor Management

  • Invitation Printing/Media

  • Transportation

  • Destination Planning

  • Guest Reservations

  • Complete Design

  • Entertainment

  • Onsite Event Management

  • Personal Concierge Services

  • Indoor/Outdoor Planning

Celebrity Events

Celebrity/Red Carpet Events

The Next To Eat Team is a vertically integrated hospitality company, which means large scale event planning is on of our specialties. From renderings to reality our ability to design and create events that exceed the vision of our clientele is second to none. Led by an in-house team of designers, builders and producers this division provides best-in-class services to the corporate, sports, entertainment and fashion industries in the city of New Orleans and beyond. Contact us today to plan your celebrity event.

  • Event Branding

  • Security Management

  • Visual Content

  • Menu Design

  • Custom Staging/Set Design

  • Full Audio/Visual Services

  • Logistics, Load In, Set-Up

  • Creative Management