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Meal Delivery & Event Catering


Berkshires, MA

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Meal Delivery & Event Catering


Berkshires, MA

FOLKLORE IS CURRENTLY ON SUMMER BREAK.


What is Folklore?
High-quality, delicious meals without the restaurant cost or hassle of cooking yourself. Made fresh, delivered to you! All our meals are designed and prepared by a classically trained chef using local vendors and organic ingredients.

How satisfying is it to come home to a seasonally inspired, lovingly prepared and sweetly packaged meal tucked away in your fridge? Let me tell you, very satisfying. Even as—and maybe especially as—a chef, I love the feeling of being cooked for and cared for by others.
— Kate Baldwin
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meal delivery


meal delivery


Folklore is taking the summer off

You may know that we recently had twin boys; now with three kids ages three and under we are—as you can imagine—not sleeping much and quite literally have our hands full. In order to truly make the most of this precious infant phase and settle into life as a family of five, we have decided to take a true summer break to be together.

We are postponing meal delivery until a later date. In addition, we have already hit our maximum catering bookings for the summer so we are not taking on any new catering clients until at least October. (We are taking inquiries, however, so feel free to be in touch or share with others for events in late fall and winter!) 

Serendipitously, this also coincides with some strategic planning work we are doing to focus our business to better serve the Berkshires. 

There is nothing we love more than sharing the best food this region has to offer and we are eager to come back from summer break with not just the delicious creativity that we are known for, but also a stronger sense of our place in the local market.   

Thank you for sharing this exciting journey with us and keep in touch with us on social media! You can find us on Instagram at @folklorefoodsand on Facebook at FolkloreCatering

Sincerely, 
Simeon and Natanya

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catering


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PARTY with FOLKLORE

Let us help you craft the perfect evening with innovative, beautiful, tasty food. Chef Simeon will come to your home and prepare and serve you and your guests a delicious menu of customized plates.

Expect professional service, exceptional food, and maybe a few corny dad jokes thrown in too.

Get in touch to begin putting together a lovely time: email folklorefoods@gmail.com for info.

Sample dinner menus below.

It was fun! Thank you for everything - perfect evening!
— Alex, happy client
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sample menuS


sample menuS


Our cuisine is always creative, fresh, nourishing, and beautiful. We craft a unique menu for every event inspired by the season, available local ingredients, and the client’s tastes and preferences.
Below are some example menus from recent parties, taking cues from the winter season.

Menu 1

Dinner Party

 Meat/Cheese/Veg Board

Assortment of local meats, artisan cheeses, roasted vegetables, dips, toasted nuts, dried fruit, fresh bread, and crackers

Salad

Roasted delicata  squash, arugula, crispy seeds, apple chips, Maggie’s Round cheddar cheese , cider vinaigrette

 Entrée

Choice of slow roasted fish, dry aged ribeye steak, or roasted herb chicken--all come with a fennel-citrus sauce (dairy free)

 Sides

Each plate served with smashed root vegetables, heritage grain pilaf, and sautéed braising greens

 Dessert

Chocolate Torte with candied kumquats, toasted hazelnuts, orange sauce

 Beverages

Chemex brewed Six Depot coffee, organic tea selection

Citrus spritzer


menu 2

Special Event

 Meat/Cheese/Veg Board

Assortment of local meats, artisan cheeses, roasted vegetables, dips, pickles, toasted nuts, dried fruit, fresh bread, and crackers

 Minestrone

bruinois vegetables, heirloom beans, roasted vegetable stock, topped with citrus cream and herbed flatbread

 Entrée

Choice of porter braised brisket, oil poached white fish, or roasted herb-citrus chicken

each topped with horseradish-herb butter

 Accompaniments

root vegetable-ricotta dumplings, cider braised apple and cabbages, potlikker 

 Dessert Nosh

to accompany birthday cake

fruit tarts, shortbreads, candied seeds and apple

Just stole away from my guests to tell you OMG—how much EVERYONE loved all that you made for us. We could feel the love! So, so thankful.
— Hinda Bodinger, S. Egremont

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About Us


About Us


From weekly meal deliveries to intimate dinner parties, we specialize in making wholesome, comforting dishes no matter the dietary restriction or preference. We're devoted to making your meals nourishing, pleasing, and fun! Everything we do comes from a place of deep respect for the farmers, the food, and our clients. 

We look forward to serving you!

Chef Simeon Bittman

Simeon is a creative and passionate chef with experience spanning over a decade. He is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America and has spent time in kitchens across the country.

When he's not behind the stove Simeon can be found hanging out at neighborhood farms or reading old cookbooks. 

Natanya Bittman

Natanya manages Folklore’s administrative details and is a willing taste tester. When not behind the computer, Natanya is caring for their energetic preschooler and infant twins! That or hiding in the bathroom reading a library book.