Catering Provisions

Harris Conference Center is pleased to provide full service catering to our clients and guests. Our approved caterers represent two of Charlotte’s most popular catering companies and boast decades of experience in creating delicious meals and beautiful presentations for any occasion. Both companies are owned and operated by larger restaurant groups and create diverse offerings to suit any taste or event. Special dietary needs can be addressed by informing your Conference Services Specialist during the planning phase of your event.


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HCC Food and Beverage Partners

Plate Perfect Catering has over 20 years experience catering in the Charlotte area. We bring the strength of 4 award winning restaurants and 5 top chefs in the area to you. Our value as a full service caterer is unmatched and we strive to make your event, regardless of size, the best possible experience while making you a star.


Bad Daddy’s

  • Zagat—Best Burgers in 25 Cities, 2013
  • Zagat rated Americas Top Restaurants 2012
  • Charlotte Magazine
    • Readers’ Choice, Best Burger—2011, 2012
    • Best Milkshakes—2011
    • Readers’ Choice, Best Burger—2010
    • Family Friendly Restaurant—2010
    • Readers’ Choice, Best Burger—2009
  • Creative Loafing
    • Best of Charlotte, Critic’s Pick—Best Hamburger, 2008
  • Charlotte Weekly’s– Culinary Corner
    • “Burger Binge…Best bet for burgers…” (4 out of 5 stars)
  • Taste
    • Charlottes Best 18 Holes- “Where’s the Beef?” Article, 2008


Midwood Smokehouse

  • Zagat rated 2012
  • Elevate Lifestyle Magazine
    • Best Barbeque Restaurant Award 2012

Mama Ricotta’s

  • Wine Spectator Award—2012
  • Charlotte Magazine
    • Readers Choice Best Italian—2012, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2002, 1999
    • Readers Choice Best Bread Before Dinner—2007
    • Reader’s Choice Best Restaurant for Groups—2006
    • Best Take Out Option—2004
  • Creative Loafing
    • Best of Charlottte, Reader’s pick—Best Italian—2000, 2001, 2002
  • Zagat Survey – America’s Top Italian Restaurant, 2008
  • South Charlotte Weekly Culinary Corner 4 our of 5 Stars

Paco’s Taco & Tequila

  • Elevate Lifestyle Magazine
    • Best Mexican Restaurant Award—2012
  • Charlotte Magazine
    • Best of the Best, Tequila—2011
  • Charlotte Magazine
    • Best of the Best, Tacos—2011

Photos by Jessica Milligan Photography and Cunningham Photo Artists


Built out of a love for food and hospitality, ONE Catering is passionate about creating exceptional events.
The best part of planning your next event through ONE Catering is complete access to the diverse
culinary treasures that are part of the Harper’s Restaurant Group.




2010 Evie Award for Best Team Effort Award – ISES




2011 Visit Charlotte Dining Partner of the Year
Winners recognized for outstanding performance and partnership collaboration in growing the Charlotte region as a thriving visitor destination.




2013 Taste of the Nation – Best Table Display
2010 100 Best Dishes, Charlotte Magazine – Brisket




2012 Taste of the Nation Best Hot Food
2011 Taste of the Nation: Best Hot Food and Best Table Display
2010 100 Best Dishes, Charlotte Magazine – Grilled Fig & Prosciutto Flatbread
2010 Taste of the Panthers, Best Overall Food
2010 Taste of the Panthers, Best Food Presentation
2010 Taste of The Nation – Best Hot Food
2007 Taste of Nation – Best Hot Food




2013 Diner’s Choice Award – Open Table
2012 Elevate Lifestyle Award “The Best in the City”, Best of the Fresh Catch
2012 Best Seafood Restaurant, Charlotte Magazine BOB Awards
2011 Best Seafood Restaurant, Charlotte Magazine BOB Awards
2010 100 Best Dishes, Charlotte Magazine – White Shrimp & Avocado Ceviche
2010 Best Seafood Restaurant, Charlotte Magazine BOB Awards, Readers Choice
2010 Best Seafood Restaurant – Creative Loafing Readers
2010 Taste of the Nation Winner: Best Cold Food
2009 Taste of the Nation Winner: Best Hot Food
2009 Best Seafood Restaurant, Charlotte Magazine
2003-2013 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence
Zagat’s High Excellence Award
2005-2006 DiRoNa
2008 Taste of the Nation – Best Cold Food
2006 Taste of Nation – Best Table Display and Best Cold Food
2006 Charlotte’s Best Brunch by Charlotte Magazine and City Guide




2006 Best Place to Dine Outdoors by Free Times

“Everything was done perfectly & handled very professionally.”

– Fortune 1000 Company

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