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About 1st Course

1st Course Catering LLC is a licensed, bonded and insured catering company in Maryland.  Inspired by her grandmother and their Sunday’s spent in the kitchen, Lisa began her food career as a caterer.  Chef Lisa has always loved food and entertaining.  Luckily, she was able to turn this love of food into a career with 1st Course Catering, and have spent the last eighteen years sharing this passion with family, friends, clients, and co-workers alike. 


1st Course Catering focuses on fresh and innovative small plates, and bite-size pieces that are sure to excite your taste buds.  You can always expect an elegant presentation, tasteful bites, and attentive service.


  Keep in mind, every event is customized to fit our client's vision. Our team is ready to bring your culinary vision to life, so let's talk.


Our Team Is Ready To Serve You

From our Clients


Mr. & Mrs. Hithon - Bowie, MD

"The food was fabulous and delicious. Our guest were raving about the Salmon Lollipops and food all night."


D. Spence - Ft. Washington, MD

"Thanks so much for a wonderful job, the food was delicious and the table beautiful."


Mrs. Vicki - Annapolis, MD

"The staff was friendly, pleasant, and very professional. We will hire 1st Course for future events."

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