Whether it’s a romantic dinner for two, a home gathering for friends, a corporate drop-off, meeting or corporate event, Occasional Occasions by Carlton can help you do it, with southern hospitality and style. Specializing in intimate events ranging from 30 to 150 guests we orchestrate sophisticated soirées that you’ll want to write home about. Our Mission is to strive to fill our guests up with an appetizer of unforgettable style, an entrée of memorable cuisine and a sweet dessert of great customer service…in the anticipation that they will come back and ask for seconds.

Offering upscale, boutique-style, full-service catering services for your private, corporate, or non-profit affair, Occasional Occasions by Carlton will make your Occasional Occasion truly memorable.

Occasional Occasions by Carlton
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“Wow…. Being that I’m in the catering industry myself I’m very picky and hard on certain things. Let’s just say that Occasional Ocassions blew my mind and challenged me to make changes in my own business. I will go on record and say that this will be the ONLY catering company I use when I’m doing business in the Atlanta area. Job well done Mr Brown.”

Jonathan Hatcher

Awarded LGBT Veteran’s Business Enterprise of the Year 2018, 2019

From Carlton's Journal:

Survival of the Fittest

Survival of the fittestIf you've never moonlighted as a waiter/waitress at a restaurant or helped out a friend back in the day on a catering gig....then you probably have no idea of how hard and challenging catering is as a whole Most people see the glitz, glamour, and gorgeous presentations that we produce, but they have no idea how much strength and stamina it takes to pull off a catering gig. Read more…


Bon Appetit Y’all by Carlton

Bon Appetit Y'all by CarltonAlthough Bon Appetit Y’all by Carlton, was officially launched on 1 July 2020, many of you would be surprised to know that Bon Appetit Y’all was actually birthed on 9/15/13. Yep…almost 7 years ago. Back then however, it wasn’t called Bon Appetit Y’all. It was actually named after my mother and called ‘Hilda Brewer Brown”. Ironically enough, during that period I was also the co-owner of “Hilda’s…A Breakfast to Write Home About”, which was a breakfast brunch spot in the Irwin Street Market in the Old Forth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta GA. Read more…


If you missed the live episodes of Cooking with Chef Carlton – stay tuned – we will be posting them soon on our YouTube channel. Meanwhile check out the recipes here!