Established in 1985, ZCater has become one of Southern California's premier catering and event services. We pride ourselves in outstanding level of service and superb menu selections.
ZCater provides elegant catering services for Wedding Receptions, Corporate Events, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, Birthdays, Parties on a Boat, conferences and other very special occasions in Carlsbad. The culinary staff of ZCater creates exquisite menu offerings, all with an eye on appealing presentation, creativity and excellent taste. Every detail of your event is attended to by one of ZCater's experienced professional event coordinators. The event coordinators ensure that each step of your event planning is anxiety-free and executed with your satisfaction and your guests' enjoyment in mind. The ultimate goal of ZCater is to make your very special event one that will be remembered by you and your guests.
From your first call to ZCater until the final moments of your event you will see why ZCater is one of Southern California's leading caterers and special event services.
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.