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About The Deco Catering

Serving Minneapolis & The Twin Cities


Event Planning & Catering Since 1982

The Deco Catering is a premier Minnesota caterer, founded by Soile Anderson in 1982. Soile started her U.S. culinary career by opening Art Deco Restaurant in downtown St. Paul at The Minnesota Museum of Art. The Deco Catering was a spin-off of that business.

When the Museum of Art was sold in 1992, Soile closed the resturant but kept the catering business. That same year, she started Taste of Scandinavia bakeries (a reknowned bakery known for its fabulous Northern European bake goods.)

Soile’s passion and creativeness for great food and events resulted in rapid growth of her catering business.

In 2005, Soile sold Taste of Scandinavia bakeries to Festival Foods so she could focus on her passion, The Deco Catering.

Soile has a great professsional staff, many of them have been with her since she started her business in 1982. In 2004, she recruited her son, Heikki Rouvinen to join the business. Heikki was educated in Switzerland and the U.S. for Hospitality Management and Business. Prior to joining Deco, Heikki worked for their family resort and UBS in Europe. Soile and Heikki divide the roles of the business perfectly. Soile uses her culinary skills and creative flare to deliver extra- ordinary experiences, while Heikki ensures all the details come together to deliver the perfect event. When planning a wedding or event, Heikki brings it all together.

We are glad to say we have been in business over 30 years with over 10,000 events of catering fabulous special occasions, weddings, kosher events and corporate events featuring delicious food.

Soile Anderson and The Deco Catering have been featured in Martha Stewart Living and many other magazines as well as TV shows including the Food Network. Some of our clients including President – Barack Obama, his holiness the Dalai Lama and the King and Queen of Norway.

We know great experiences result in satisfied customers. A large part of our business comes from repeat clients and referrals. We are proud to say that some of our repeat customers have been with us for over 25 years. We operate with passion and purpose to ensure that your special occasion, wedding or corporate event is the source of delightful memories and unquestionable value.

Deco Catering is proud to be one of the select few Kosher caterers in the Twin Cities. Deco is known around the Twin Cities as one of the premier kosher caterers.

We customized each event to your specifications and requirements and we guarantee a unique menu. Deco Catering is well known for outstanding food and service. Our international chefs bring their own flair and creativity to every event.

We would welcome the opportunity to work with you in planning your next event whether it’s an event for 1500 guests or a smaller gathering for 30 guests.

Visit our Photo Gallery and read thru our Customer Comments and learn how Deco can make your next event a culinary experience to savor forever.

Deco Catering is considered one of the Twin Cities premier wedding caterers and has received awards and five star ratings from The Knot and Wedding Wire for several consecutive years.

Soile Anderson – Founder

Heikki Rouvinen – Partner