We know what keeps you up at night. It's the details.
At ZCater, we're all about the details. That's why, for more than 25 years, ZCater has been the premier caterer for the Southern California's most high profile corporate and special events, like US Open 2010.
At ZCater, we understand and appreciate the expectations and respect the investment. That's why we work closely with our clients to help them realize their vision of a flawless corporate event that makes a big impression.
Rest assured ZCater knows what it takes to create the corporate event of your dreams.
Carlsbad is a coastal resort city lying along the Pacific Ocean in the North County San Diego section of Southern California. The 2009 population was estimated by the California Department of Finance to be 104,652. Carlsbad was incorporated in 1952, in large part to generate sufficient funding to connect with the water pipeline running through San Diego County, but also to avoid being annexed by Oceanside. The city is mainly known for shopping, tourism, a booming high-tech industry, and resort living.
The city has drafted ordinances protecting sensitive wildlife habitat, becoming one of the first municipalities in the State of California to do so. The city has also pledged to protect a specified amount of land within the city limits from development of any kind and spends significant funds to restore habitats destroyed by newer development projects.
Carlsbad is located 87 miles (140 km) south of Los Angeles and 35 miles (56 km) north of downtown San Diego. High property values, above average median family incomes, and high education levels have made Carlsbad one of the wealthiest communities in California and in the United States. A low population density, coastal location, thriving commercial sector, and an award-winning school district all contribute to the high cost of living in the area. It is one of the highest income places in the United States.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 40.8 square miles (105.6 km²) of which, 37.4 square miles (97.0 km²) are land and 3.4 square miles (8.7 km²) are (8.24%) water, the majority of which is contained within three lagoons and one lake.
The northern area of the city is considered to be part of the tri-city area, which consists of northern Carlsbad, southern Oceanside and western Vista.
Most of the current city area, including many of its boasted attractions, has been annexed from neighboring unincorporated areas since the 1970s.