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The Classic Catering People - Corporate Sponsors

The Classic Catering People

Catering Partner

As one of two exclusive catering partners, the Classic Catering People – a locally owned and operated, full service catering company –partnered with the National Aquarium even before our doors officially opened in 1981.

“The core values of the Aquarium so mirror our company that there was a natural synergy from the beginning... In many ways, the Aquarium feels like an extension of who we are.”
– Harriet Dopkin, President of The Classic Catering People
With emphasis on the core values of education, sustainability, hospitality, community and family, both Classic and the Aquarium share a desire to deliver the highest levels of service to our guests, clients and constituents.

In addition to providing our private event guests with amazing food and beverage experiences, the Classic Catering People are committed to the Aquarium through philanthropy, as corporate members, and as engaged and caring business partners.

The spirit of The Classic Catering People is rooted in a commitment to the environment through composting, recycling
and the continual pursuit of greener ccp logo ways to work. Supporting the National Aquarium’s goals to celebrate and nurture the world’s aquatic habitats, menu choices feature sustainably sourced seafood. The shells of the native Eastern or American oysters served at events are even collected and used to support oyster population growth in the Chesapeake Bay. Classic’s commissary and kitchens have also implemented a 100% composting program for all waste.

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