The Christmas party was BEYOND wonderful. Now the Chef-----He rocked the house with that menu and EVERY SINGLE MORSEL OF FOOD AND DESSERTS were, as my grandson and I  say, "The Bomb DIggity" - Linda

Customer Reviews

Ambicance catered my friend's surprise party and it was FABULOUS! Ambiance really knows how to put on an event. - Aretha Bryant

​​​​​     In 2015, Sean teamed up with his cousin, Jennifer, to start their dream, Ambiance Catering and Cuisine.  Ambiance is a full service catering company that specializes in providing the best “Ambiance”, quality customer service along with tantalizing, from scratch, food that will leave your pallet wanting more!  

My daughter's graduation from high school and acceptance in the Navy Corps was a big deal and Ambiance Catering helped  us show  off to all her friends and family. - Charmaine E.

"Cuisine that creates atmosphere for any occasion" 

Ambiance Catering & Cuisine

5979 E. Livingston Ave 
Suite 212
Columbus, OH 43232
P: 614-636-4036 / F: 614-759-1019

Chef Elkins...the food you prepared for our Christmas luncheon was absolutely phnomenal. Not just some of it but ALL of it. Thank you so much for blessing us! - Costas

Ambiance Catering

Thank you Chef Elkins for all of the excellent food you prepared for our greeters. Your hard work is much appreciated. God Bless You.  - Melvin

 ​Jennifer Thornton, Co-Owner


   "My love of cooking began watching my grandmother. We enjoyed everything she made. I wanted to replicate that feeling, so I began cooking for friends events." 

    Jennifer has more than 20 years experience in event planning for corporate America. However, she always knew that she had a hidden passion for food and cultivated a love for cooking.  Jennifer has turned that love into action with more than 40 years of cooking experience she has tackled a vast array of events from corporate retreats to trade shows, weddings, graduations, and family gatherings.  Combining her love for cooking and event planning experience makes catering a natural business for her. 


Sean Elkins, CO-owner& Executive chef

   "I give all the Glory to God and thank him for the good and the bad, peaks and valleys; for he will be beside us every step of the way!"

    Sean grew up in Toledo Ohio, learning about cooking from his grandfather, Thomas Graham. Sean began his culinary career at Brandywine Country Club working with wood burning ovens, handmade pastas and from scratch sauces. In 1998, Sean’s culinary passion took off after he studied under Chef Chris Mays, renowned Chef from France. Sean’s career in Food Service entailed working as a General Manager, Food Service Director as well as Food and Beverage Director for Hollywood Casino.

    His passion was always cooking and he yearned to get back to his roots. Sean eventually followed his heart and went back to the kitchen as an Executive Chef and has helped mentor young, up and coming chefs as well as working with inner city youth on healthy eating programs.