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 Our Story

Jessica Symmonds started Gourmet To-Go Catering with a passion for cooking and enjoying making people happy with her food.

From fresh salads, sandwiches, pies, cookies and more all foods are made with fresh ingredients and made from scratch.

Each week Gourmet To-Go Catering offers catering, box lunches, along with take and bake meals on Fridays.

Gourmet To-Go Catering is operated out of a commercial cooking kitchen in downtown Emporia and meets the highest of safety standards. Our years of experience allow us to handle any size event you are having.

We look forward to cooking for you so contact us today.
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Customer Reviews


"Jessica takes a lot of pride in her cooking. Her food is delicious every time!!!!!"

~ Neil Tebbetts.


"I went last Thursday at lunch and picked up the Rueben sandwiches, the potato bacon soup and the Nutter Butter cheesecake. I absolutely loved everything we had. Would recommend the wonderful food these ladies serve!!!"

~ Paula Milner


"I had Spinach Alfredo Lasagna Rollatini & Italian salad, it was delicious I knew it would be that’s why I got extra for my lunch tomorrow. Anything Jessica makes is yummy! You can’t go wrong."

~ Christina Walburn

In the News


Voted Best Caterer

Gourmet To-Go Catering was voted as the best caterer in the Emporia Gazette's Readers Choice Awards.
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Catering for Kansas Governor

Gourmet To-Go Catering was commissioned to cater the Kansas Governor State of the State reception. 
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Featured in Sallie Magazine 

Read the story about Gourmet To-Go Catering in Sallie Magazine.
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