About Corey

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From a young age, the thought of being able to make someone smile with a bite has compelled Corey. Throughout her undergraduate studies at Virginia Tech, she was frequently asked to cater events for friends and family. After graduation, she chose to follow her culinary passion and was formally trained at Johnson and Wales University. Since then she has cooked at the prestigious Grove Park Inn until she branched out on her own in 2013. Working in the food and beverage industry for over 15 years, Corey realizes the only thing rivaling her love of creating mouthwatering meals, is the joy it brings to her customers who eat them.

As Owner and Chef of Catering by Corey, and a wife and mother of two small children, Corey understands the value of quality ingredients and superior customer service. Catering by Corey sources their ingredients from local farms and artisans and delivers exceptional family style meals. 

Thank you so much for the wonderful food at my wedding and for being so great to deal with! My food was excellent and everything flowed together so easily!
— Rachel Sloop Gregory
Corey catered our daughter’s wedding. She did an outstanding job! The food was delicious, and her presentation, beautiful. Corey was very professional and accommodating. She works very well under pressure and takes great pride in her creations. Her food was an overwhelming success, as we received many compliments. Corey played a huge part in keeping my stress level at a minimum and I would highly recommend “Catering by Corey” for your next event !!
— Mrs. Gail Bush
Thanks Corey for our wonderful meal! As you know having a newborn is exhausting, so having a delicious meal prepared for us was fantastic. Never would have dreamed we would have a top notch dinner prepared by such a great chef when our son was only 9 days old.
— Ryan Hinman
Corey Frost Marino you did an Amazing job the food was wonderful and displayed beautifully - Mother of the Bride:)
— Alisa Black Sloop
We were all overwhelmed by the wonderfulness of the food!! I personally thought my beef was the best I have ever tasted!
— Asheville Dental
Thank you so very much for the fabulous dinner Saturday evening! It was a big hit!! I received so many compliments about how wonderful everything tasted, how nice the presentation, and how nice you all were!
— The Parobeks
Everyone loved your dinner, especially the beautifully cooked salmon. Speaking on behalf of our group, we would gladly rate you a 10!
— Karen V.
We were very impressed by Catering By Corey’s efficiency and professionalism. What a lovely meal! It was delicious!!
— Cindy P.
Corey was a pleasure to work with - she was very accommodating and had some awesome meal ideas. We LOVED all of the food. I highly recommend Corey!
— Emily W.
I am a tofu dish snob, and I rarely enjoy the way it is prepared, but to my surprise I LOVED both of Catering by Corey’s tofu dishes!
— Dianna
I love the food - simple, flavorful and fresh!
— Jessica B.
Very flavorful. Lovely Presentation
— Jane R.