Potomac 18 Caterers

Elegant Catering for Elegant Occasions


    Potomac 18 Caterers of The Greater Washington Area

    Headquartered in Gaithersburg, Maryland, Potomac 18 Caterers services the Washington, DC Metro area: Maryland, Virginia and includes the Baltimore area as well as the entire east coast.

    Let Potomac 18 be a part of your special event, big or small.  Whether it is an intimate dinner for two or a large conference or convention, we can handle any size.  As well as preparing fabulous Kosher food, part of our service to you is to provide the perfect venue suggestions for your special event.

    We do upscale work. We focus on the high-end customer who is looking for a beautiful and elegant affair.

    At Potomac 18, we strive to provide affordable excellence and personalized service to each and every one of our guests. Our dedicated culinary and service teams translate their passion and dedication for the food, wine, cocktails, and entertainment to turn your vision into reality. At Potomac 18, we know that successful events don’t happen by themselves – we believe that there is a true art to entertaining. Our team has come together to masterfully orchestrate each event to its fullest potential. At Potomac 18, your wishes are ours. Our mission is to cultivate special relationships, creating experiences to suit distinct needs and personality while providing hospitality, gracious service and exceptional world-class cuisine. We cherish the relationships that we have built over the years and continue to evolve with them.


    Potomac 18 Weddings blend atmosphere with creative Cuisine. Weddings, Weddings, Weddings, we love them! We have catered in fabulous exotic theme destinations like Athens, Turkey, San Paolo Brazil, South America, Mexico, and Israel. Our Kosher catering is well known in the United States the Washington metro area, and from New York to California.

    From receptions and galas in Historic settings, Vineyards, Farms, Seaside Resorts and unique ballrooms and venues. We will create the atmosphere you have dreamed of. Our lavish buffets, receptions, carving stations, luncheons and Brunches will create a memorable experience for family and friends. Please call us today for a quote. Also, perfect for Corporate events, Birthdays, Anniversaries, BBQ, and Holiday Parties.

    Bar/Bat Mitzvahs

    Your child’s Bar/Bat Mitzvah holds so many promising opportunities; it’s a time for reflection, transition and great adventure. Potomac 18 celebrates the occasion with you, providing our culinary team's expertise in creating a unique fun event that will be remembered for a lifetime. Potomac 18 celebrates your child, family, and friends with composed menus of all your favorites. At Potomac 18 we revel in the excitement and joy of such a momentous occasion and appreciate that reaching the age of bar mitzvah signifies becoming an adult in the Jewish community with the responsibilities that come with it. At Potomac 18 we honor the celebration that signifies the bar/bat mitzvah.

    Our culinary and catering teams will turn the venue, hotel or Synagogue party space into the unique theme that you have envisioned. Contact us today for a quote for a wonderful culinary cuisine treat.

    Chef Ravi Narayanan and his culinary team will amaze you with cuisine from every type of international flavor.  We want you to enjoy your party and leave everything to us!

    At Potomac 18 we understand the importance of having a flawless execution of your event.  Our dedicated, prompt, and professional staff at Potomac 18 will take care of all the details so that you don’t have to worry about a thing.

    Additional Needs

    If not provided for by the venue or hotel, we can provide any additional specialty items.  Unique Bar and dinner glassware, china, silverware are available, let's discuss the many different styles available. There are several options to consider when it comes to choosing equipment for your special event – full seating/partial seating, buffet/plated, standard equipment/premium equipment, etc. The Potomac 18 team will guide you in choosing what is best for your event and budget.


    Don't forget the beverages.  We can help you with all of your bar needs including, perfect wine selections, specialty drinks, soft beverages, mixers, bar fruit and coffee service.

    Special Requests

    HALAL, organic, gluten-free, vegan and vegetarian menus Pescatarian, or any other dietary restrictions are available upon request.

    Menu Tastings

    Please contact us as we can help to compose a tasting of your event's menu.

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    “The event was really fantastic and everyone raved about the food, including us, which doesn’t always happen.”


    “I wanted to let you know that everything went beautifully today—the food was delicious, the quantity was great, and the staff was absolutely terrific!  I really enjoyed working with Joshua and others. Thanks so much”,


    "I want to extend my sincere thanks for everything you and the Potomac 18 team did to execute such a successful event for AJC at The Dupont Circle on Sunday!  The client was thrilled, the Mashgiach was satisfied, and the Dupont Circle team can now proudly say they have successfully participated in a kosher catering event - I'd call that a win!"

    David Houde
    Director of Catering and Event Sales
    The Dupont Circle