Celebrating 30 Years Serving Central Florida!
January 19, 2010 by admin | comments

This year will mark the Puff ‘n Stuff Catering 30-year Anniversary. Since 1980, we have been Orlando’s premier catering and full-service event planning company and are now the largest of our kind in Florida. We’ve achieved this status largely in part to one word: Innovation. It’s what drives our business and our team members—evidenced in everything from our Special Event Planners and expert Chefs to our state-of-the-art facility.

But if you’ve ever wondered where it all began, and a more commonly asked question–how we got our name, here’s a short history:

In 1971, Puff ‘N’ Stuff (sans Catering) opened as a puff pastry shop in San Fernando, Trinidad, owned by three friends who thought they’d put their baking skills to good use: Yuklan Laing, Gwyneth Pogson, and Susie Dietel. Because they specialized in puff pastries, and created some other “stuff” too (cakes & breads), the name Puff ‘N’ Stuff was a natural fit.

When Susie and her husband, Glenn, moved to Florida in 1978, they wanted to bring a piece of home with them. So in 1980, they opened Puff ‘N’ Stuff here in Orlando, Florida. The pastry shop quickly grew into something more, and they were cooking up full meals and providing catering services in no time.

In 2003, their son, Warren Dietel, had a vision for the company, so he purchased the company from his parents and immediately set out to grow Central Florida’s premier catering operation into a full-service event planning company. He updated the brand, added “Catering” to the company name, and grew the business over 250% in 3 years. Puff ‘n Stuff Catering is now recognized as a national leader in our industry.

So for you, “Puff ‘n Stuff” may invoke thoughts of a TV show or a head shop. But for us, it is a legacy, an evolution, and an inspiration.

Passionately Perfecting Life’s Celebrations for 30 years!

One Response to “Celebrating 30 Years Serving Central Florida!”

  1. Anonymous says:

    I have always been a fan of puff and stuff, The Chef that taught me how to carve ice at that time use to do the Ice sculptures there, I remember going in the kithchen and seeing the Chefs and cooks creating art with the food Puff and Stuff Catering was a insentive for me to continue following this career of the culinary arts. Now that I have my own ice carving company and know several catering companies I can truly say that Puff & Stuff is one of the Best! Puff and Stuff has their own ice carver, But I am grateful that I was able to be part of Puff $ Stuff in the early 90's and impressed on how far they have gone!

    ice artist

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Puff 'n Stuff Catering is a full service wedding, corporate & holiday event caterer and planner serving the greater Orlando Area and all of Central Florida including Orange, Seminole, Osceola, Volusia and Lake counties. Puff 'n Stuff Catering has catered simple meals to buffets to gourmet dinners for private & public functions in areas such as Downtown Orlando, Winter Park, Maitland, Windermere, Lake Mary, Bay Hill, Belle Isle, Oviedo, Clermont, Heathrow, Thornton Park, Lake Nona, Isleworth, Delaney Park and Lake Buena Vista. Our experienced catering staff has worked in office buildings, private homes, convention centers, conference rooms, meeting halls, churches and almost every other place more then two people gather. Puff 'n Stuff Catering offers Vegan, Vegetarian and Eco Friendly Catering. If you are looking for the best caterer in Orlando that can fit your event budget, contact Orlando Caterer, Puff 'n Stuff Catering today.