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About Us

Executive Chef Joseff VanHorn has been in the hospitality business for over 22 years. He has gathered all his skills and culinary knowledge from great establishments in Grand Rapids, MI. and La Jolla, CA.

Fine dining establishments like The 1913 Room, The Spinnaker, The Peninsular Club, (in Grand Rapids, MI) & and Milligans, and "The Spot" (in La Jolla, CA) have contributed to Joseff's unique palete.YoChef's Catering food spread

Chef Joseff VanHorn is one of the featured chefs on WZZM 13's "Take five & Company" where his culinary skills are put to the test. Chef Joseff VanHorn has had a vision of owning and operating his own business for several years. As of October 2009 his dream has become a reality. Chef Joseff infuses every dish he creates with his extensive knowledge and passion for perfection.

Before he created his first dish, he vowed to only use the finest ingredients, and prepare each dish with an infusion of passion and creativity. Critics will be pleased. YoChef's Catering Company will be one of Grand Rapid's best.

YoChef's Catering Company is committed to serving only the finest foods, made with the freshest ingredients, and providing courteous, responsive service. All of our dishes will create a truly memorable dining experience.

Below is a list of companies Chef Joseff has had the honor of catering for...

  • Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan
  • Helen DeVos Childrens Hospital
  • Fifth Third Bank
  • Macatawa Bank
  • Nextel
  • West Michigan Film video alliance
  • WGVU
  • The John Ball Zoo
  • Spectrum Health
  • Alticor
  • Cascade Engineering
  • West Michigan Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Network 180
  • Spartan Foods
  • Meijer
  • Clear Channel Radio
  • Regent Broadcasting

...just to name a few

We also specialize in weddings, proms, graduation parties, and social functions.

Put Chef Joseff's experience to work for you.

Call today for a no obligation consultation

Pam Fritz
Event Planner
YoChef's Catering Company
(616) 608-3003



Full Service or drop off service available.

If you don't see what you where looking for please contact us. Chef Joseff VanHorn is more then happy to customize a menu for you and your guest. We will work with you and your budget.

Some different specialties not listed include but are not limited to:

  • Cajun Cusine
  • Southern Soul Food
  • Sushi

Please take a moment to browse our various menus


St. James Family Center

  • Close to Downtown Grand Rapids
  • Seats up to 350 guest
  • Free parking

St James Family Center


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 Eastern Floral's Goei Center 
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The Cheney Place
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The Revel Center
  • Monroe - Grand Rapids, MI

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  • Monroe Center - Grand Rapids, MI

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Welcome to YoChef's Catering Company


Whatever your need - Corporate Breakfast or lunch Meetings / Special Events / Salad and Sandwich Box Lunches for Groups Large or Small / Weddings / Hors D' oeuveres Parties / Graduations / or Private Chef service we would love to serve you.

We pride ourselves in providing affordable excellence. The first ingredient in everything we do is LOVE!

We love what we do and it shows. Call YoChef's Catering today; we'll take care of everything. With YoChef's Catering you don't need to worry about a thing. We take care of all the details, from preparation to clean up. We fix our prices up front. We never charge hidden fees.

Our team of highly qualified professionals will make any event a pleasure. From weddings, holiday parties, business luncheons or breakfast meetings, or anything in between. YoChef's Catering is your best choice. Our attention to detail, experience, and reliability ensure that your event will be a smashing success.

Our food reflects our commitment to exceptional quality. All meals are prepared under the guidance of Chef Joseff VanHorn, one of Grand Rapid's renowned chefs. All meals are prepared with a passion for perfection. Your guests will be talking about your wonderful food for days to come. Our menu has been developed over a ten-year period, with new dishes being added regularly. We serve traditional, elegant fare, with a contemporary flair!




St. James Family Center (seats up to 300ppl)

Free parking, close to downtown

Managed by YoChef's Catering Company

Only approved Caterers allowed - See Sales staff for details

Friday rates $1,500

Saturday rates $2,000 

Sunday rates $1,000

Save $500 when using YoChef's Catering Company



Call Pam Fritz for more details 616-608-3003!




Our team has been serving Brides and Grooms for over 25 years. We know how important your wedding day is and there is no detail too small.

Wedding Reception Guarantee...
We will not over book our catering company just to get the most events. We want to deliver personalized professional catering that you can be proud of.