Celebrating 25 Years!

About Us

Be a Guest at Your Own Party!

Catering to Private Parties, Weddings, Business Lunches, Corporate meetings, etc. from 4 people to 1,000!

Lori Pace, President/Owner of Malori’s Catering Inc. has spent 20+ years in the event planning, coordinating and executing of catered events. Whether it is small dinner parties for friends and family or elite guests of Universities, Politicians and Dignitaries, etc., Lori’s years of experience have given her an all-around and encompassing knowledge of the catering industry. Lori has held the title of Event Planner, Catering Manager, Co-Food Service Director, Food Service Director and now she looks forward to sharing her talents with the Tampa Bay area.

In the spring of 2015, Lori had the privilege to meet the (then) current owners of Quintessence Catering. After hearing their story, Lori decided to purchase Quintessence Catering from Michael and Doris Leonardo. She is very excited to respectfully carry on the name and integrity of their family-owned business. Lori’s daughter is also a Catering Manager and her sons are on the Board of Directors. We are all very excited that Quintessence Catering is now ‘our’ family owned business and we look forward to watching it continue to grow and flourish!!

Event Experience:

  • Super Bowl, Tampa – ESPN
  • Tampa – Indianapolis Colts, Indianapolis
  • Alumni Banquets, Ft Wayne, IN.

What Our Catering Clients Say

“I spoke with Angela – the host – from Saturday’s event. I don’t know if I can adequately state how impressed she was with your service. She was VERY impressed and thinks you will be catering some of her future parties.”

JimmySafari Club

5.0 Out of 5.0 Stars

“Lori and Team took care of all the details including chair set up for the ceremony, centerpieces, bartending, food, apps, drinks, cutting and serving cake and clean up. their motto of “be a guest at your party” was absolutely true!! Lori was very wonderful with communication and everything turned out spectacular! PS – The stuffed grouper was amazing!!!”

LauraWedding Wire Review

“Again thank you for everything!

Everyone was extremely happy with the food and your service staff was phenomenal!” 

AshleyMorrow Technologies Corporation | JANUS Displays

“Thanks once again for the great job you and your crew did. Much appreciated. Everyone was talking about the great job you did, and Bruce and Allan, who had sweat dripping down their faces, they were hot but did a great job.

If I ever have the opportunity to recommend caterer to someone looking, I will certainly recommend you.”

Roger and Marie

Contact Us

Call us: (727) 734-2888
Email us: maloriscatering@gmail.com

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