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Gourmet Goodies, named “2016 Best Caterer in Region” by the Jessamine Journal, is a well-established catering and baking company that specializes in custom-made orders, working with the client to achieve that special presentation for any event and/or occasion. For over 11 years, Gourmet Goodies has provided outstanding catering services for all occasions. Owner Thelma Johns and her experienced staff have an extensive background in catering for weddings, corporate events, and private parties.

Gourmet Goodies is proud to be a member of Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau of Lexington, and the Kentucky Proud Program.

Preparing Eggplant

Thelma Johns


Thelma Johns has been in the catering business for over 11 years! As a mother, grandmother, and business owner Thelma strives for greatness in everything she does, and is dedicated to serving her community through her work.

Sara Briggs


Sara Briggs keeps our company running smoothly by overseeing our day-to-day operations, including managing our events and tastings. Sara makes the incredibly difficult job of being our manager look easy.


Kitchen and Catering

Our Gourmet Goodies Family

We would be nowhere without our wonderful staff! From our chefs to our catering assistants, we understand that every employee is responsible for our success - no matter the size of their tasks. With that in mind, we are dedicated to encouraging one another and working together to accomplish greatness.


Jessamine Journal 2015 & 2016 Reader’s Choice Award-1st Place Best Catering in Region

Jessamine Journal 2013 Reader’s Choice Award Best People-Caterer-Thelma Johns @ Gourmet Goodies

Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce New Business of the Year Award-2011

Jessamine Journal Best Catering Award—2010, 2011, 2012

Wedding Wire 2017 Couples’ Choice Award

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