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Spotlight Catering

We do it all…from Black Tie to BBQ.

Our tagline, “We do it all,” couldn’t be more accurate. We cater intimate events of 15 people…and masterfully, seamlessly throw affairs for 50,000+. From the day we started, close to 40 years ago, we have catered to the appetites of literally millions of people. It’s what we do. It’s what we love.

Our story began in 1978, when company founder Scott Skornschek’s high school buddy, Dave Greco (yes, former Tampa Mayor’s nephew), was cooking half chickens on a big BBQ machine. It was so incredible that Scott wanted to be part of it, to give people something they would genuinely appreciate. After buying out Dave’s partner, then Dave’s portion a few short years later, Scott was in the catering business – and there was no looking back. Port-A-Pit BBQ grew and grew over the years, and recognizing the need for a sister company – one that specializes in cuisine other than BBQ – Spotlight Catering was born. 

Spotlight Catering and Port-A-Pit BBQ are still proudly owned and presided over by Scott, and backed by his dedicated and passionate team. You could call us a family, really. Nearly 1/2 of our staff has worked here for more than 20 years. We have clients who have been choosing us over our competition since the day we opened our doors. We think that’s a pretty powerful testament, and we hope to make you part of our hospitality family, too. 

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