Culinary Productions

Welcome to Culinary Productions

a full service catering company


In The Community

Culinary Productions, Inc. is proud to support several community agencies with catering donations, gift certificate donations, and discounts when at all possible. CPI has donated over $50,000 worth of catering services, food donations, gift certificates, and more in 2013!

* All donation requests must be submitted in writing to our office for approval and accompanied by tax exempt form at least two month prior to the event.

Recent Events

Mardi Gras Gourmet Dinner Night @ 5Eleven Palafox Downtown Pensacola. February 17th, 2012. Benefit for the Arthritis Foundation.

Coastal Cooking TapingCoastal Cooking

Chefs Mike D and Dave Bain on location for taping of "Coastal Cooking" with Carmella Campbell.

Download recipes from the cooking show:

Crawfish Beggar's Purse
Huli Huli Glazed Drummettes
New Orleans BBQ Shrimp Crostini


CPI represented the Chicago Cubs at the Grand Slam Taste of WSRE Oct. 21, 2012!

Roller Girls

CPI Chefs Dave Bain & Mike DeSorbo prepared our signature Blue Wahoo Dog and a Classic Chicago Dog while our roller girls Raela and Jane served them up and handed out our personalized baseball trading cards! Thank you WSRE for a great event!

Belk Cooking

Executive Chef Dave Bain performed cooking demos at the grand re-opening of Belk in Cordova Mall on Wednesday, October 10, 2012.

Art Party

March 9, 2013
Art Party X
Jef Bond's Art Party 9 Benefit for the National Transplant Assistance Fund. CPI was the sole food sponsor for the event, catering to guests, the VIP rooms, and VIP Elite guests at Sole Inn & Suites on January 28, 2012.

CPI was proud to participate in the Annual "Fill A Bowl for Manna" Fundraiser as a food sponsor. Guests seemed to really enjoy our famous Roasted Red Pepper Soup with Gouda Cheese which we used to serve at Mike D's Eatery. Thanks to all who came out to support the event!

Self Salon

Self Salon's "Boobies Rock" benefit party for the Breast Cancer Research Fund at Paradise Gardens Pensacola Nov. 4, 2011 raised over $7,000!


Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida's annual Gumbo-YaYa cookoff at Seville Quarter 2011. CPI takes home 3rd place in Showmanship thanks to the YUMBO girls March 2011! Chef Mike D with the YUMBO girls: (Back row) Emmalee, Lauren, Raela, Demetria, Ryean, (Front row) Amelia, and Savannah.

Art Party

Art Party VIII - National Transplant Assisted Fund - January 29, 2011 Culinary Productions was a proud sponsor and exclusive caterer for Art Party VIII to benefit the National Transplant Assisted Fund in honor of Jef Bond. The event took place at Vinyl Music Hall and included artwork by local and national artists, live music by Brooks Hubbert &, heavy hors D'oeuvres, live auction, raffle drawings, mobile art, visual art, and more! For more information visit

Corks 'N Canvases - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida - January 28, 2011 Culinary Productions was a proud sponsor of the annual Corks 'N Canvases art auction and wine tasting event to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida. The event took place at the Pensacola Museum of Art and included a wine tasting, heavy hors D'oeuvres, complimentary beer, soda, and water, live music by Joe Occhipinti and his big band, live art demo by Ashton Howard and others, and a silent auction. For more info

1st Annual Seeds of Hope 5k Walk - Nov. 20, 2010 Culinary Productions was a proud sponsor of the first annual Seeds of Hope 5K Community Walk on Nov. 20, 2010 at UWF. The event was hosted by Students for Suicide Awareness and the Lambda Beta Chapter of Sigma Chi for National Survivors of Suicide Day. CPI provided breakfast and beverages for the event. There were 165 walkers, over 50 volunteers, and over $2500 raised for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention! View the video, produced by Stephen Moody with Dunn Media.

ARC Gateway Crab Cake Cook-off - July 2010 Culinary Productions has participated in the annual Crab Cake Cook-Off every July at Seville Quarter to benefit ARC Gateway for several years.

Other past events and contributions:

Annual Heart Ball fundraiser

ARC Gateway Annual Crab Cake Cook-Off participant

Mall Ball sponsor to benefit Sacred Heart Children's Hospital

WSRE Wine & Food Classic Sponsor and donation for the Winter Membership Pledge Drive

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwest Florida's 'Corks N Canvases' fundraiser - sponsor

Pensacola Museum of Art - 'Art In Bloom' fundraiser sponsor

Pensacola Symphony Orchestra - donations

Pensacola Opera's "Little Women" & "Turandot" - sponsor

Ballet Pensacola - Fall Fashion Show sponsor

Pensacola Historical Society - donations

Belmont Arts & Cultural Center - Project Belmont sponsor

United Way of Escambia County - Day of Caring breakfast kick-off sponsor

Pensacola Opera - donations

Jr. Achievement - Hall of Fame sponsor

Pink Ribbon Annual Tennis Tournament - donations

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - donation for the DREAM Team benefit show2006

Jr. League Market Basket - donations

Greater Good Music, Art, and Children's Festival - food sponsor

Students for Suicide Awareness - Seeds of Hope Music and Art Benefit Show - sponsor

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer - sponsor

Krewe du Yaya's 8th Annual "One Stroke Closer to a Cure" Golf Tournament - sponsor

Escambia County Public Schools Foundation Teacher Grants Award Recognition Dinner 2011 - sponsor

Self Salon's "Boobies Rock" fundraiser for Oudiad's "Curls for a Cure" / Breast Cancer Research Fund - sponsor / silent auction donor

Trinitas School Fall Fundraiser - donation

Paradise Gardens Pensacola's "Senior Skip Day" - breakfast sponsor

Annual "Fill A Bowl for Manna" fundraiser - food sponsor (2012, 2013)

PYP Charity Ball - silent auction donation

Eden Condo Wedding Giveaway 2012

Culture Club - food donation for monthly social event

BBQ Fundraiser for Fluid Metalworks for Mr. Waldrop

Sherri Butts Fundraiser - gift certificate

Gulf Coast Drum Battle 2012 - food for musicians

SSA / UWF conference for Dr. Joiner - food donation

5K Marine Corps Run 2012 - food donation

Escambia County Public Schools Foundation "Grants for Excellence" Recognition Dinner 2012 - sponsor

MWR's Welcome Reception for the Annual Blue Angels Air Show 2012 - food sponsor

First City Art Center's Annual Glass Jam 2012 - food donation

Pensacola Opera's "The Barber of Seville" - food for Patron's Circle

St. Joseph's Choir "Gospel & Gumbo" fundraiser - food donation