Catering Options

For inquiries, please call Kate Young, Venue Sales Manager, at (215) 972-1609 or email

Thank you for your interest in planning your special event at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA), where two premier catering options are available: STARR Events and Jimmy Duffy Catering.

STARR Events is a leading caterer and restaurateur in Philadelphia, with a dedicated and experienced team of professionals  to provide you and your guests with a one-of-a-kind experience featuring innovative cuisine and exceptional service. It’s “whatever you want” and they will tailor every element to create your vision for the perfect event.

Multiple exclusive settings are available at PAFA, ranging from classically elegant to modernly sophisticated. All this, right in the heart of downtown historic Philadelphia. PAFA's stunning special event venues coupled with STARR Events hospitality provide a setting that will inspire all of your guests!


Annah Winfield
(215) 972-0274

Jimmy Duffy Catering fuses timeless classics with modern flair to create fabulous memories. They address the needs of their clients with the same level of excellence that has defined their business for three generations. From high-profile corporate events to formal weddings and casual cocktail parties, every event benefits from their legendary cuisine, exceptional service, and comprehensive event management. Their expert team will design and orchestrate the perfect event with a unique style that recalls the dignity of their history and invokes the tastes of today.


Pol Duffy
(610) 647-0160