A Waiter Serves Strawberries at MOCA Jacksonville
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Inventive fare makes a lasting impression

Chef Kathy Collins and her catering team have delivered legendary dining experiences for a decade.

Their renowned cuisine and first-class service contribute to the celebration of your dreams. Bringing a superior level of creativity and flavor to the kitchen, Collins and her team draw inspiration from around the globe, combining elements from various cuisines to create unique combinations of taste, texture, and color. Their commitment to building menus around local ingredients results in the highest quality foods on every plate—from the ripest tomato, to the sweetest strawberry, to the most aromatic truffle. The NOLA MOCA and MOCA Jacksonville teams are dedicated to the celebration of life through food and company. They develop relationships with their clients, uncovering personal preferences and unspoken wishes that enable them to customize your event.


Spicy black bean fritters / stuffed with mozzarella / charred corn aioli

White truffle croquettes / red wine reduction / chives

Bacon-wrapped Medjool dates / stuffed with blue cheese / sherry gastrique

Wild Georgia tempura shrimp spoons / bangin’ sauce / pickled onions and cilantro


Mini key lime pies: blueberries or raspberries

Sweet Grass Dairy cheeses / Flat Creek Lodge cheeses

Plant City strawberries / Florida oranges / candied Georgia pecans

Local honeycomb, datil pepper jelly goat cheese / fig cake



Green olive tapenade / marinated tomatoes /spicy hearts of palm

Balsamic rosemary mushrooms / romesco hummus

Smoked eggplant babaganoush /curried pita chips / lavash


Bacon / goat cheese / scallions / slow-roasted tomatoes/ wild Georgia shrimp / caramelized onions / brown sugar butter / garlic butter


Baked brie / seasonal fruit and nut filling / strawberries / grapes / fancy crackers

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Staff Profile Kathy Collins

Kathy Collins

NOLA MOCA Executive Chef

Originally from Chicago and a graduate of the Le Cordon Bleu School in her native city,  Kathy Collins has been with NOLA MOCA since 2005. Serving seasonal foods and creating custom menus for catered events at MOCA Jacksonville give her intimate knowledge of what clients crave. Appearances on television, charity events, and the Publix Aprons Cooking School keep her involved with the community. Her efforts to find local products, use the freshest possible ingredients, and grow some of her own herbs and vegetables have awarded NOLA MOCA a Snail of Approval from Slow Foods First Coast.