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Umphrey & Lisa Jackson

L J’s Events and Catering


Caterer ,Event planner, Wedding Consultant, Decorator

Preferred Vendor

Licensed & Insured

County Certified Vendor

Umphrey and Lisa Jackson are a Husband and Wife duo and Owners of Ljs Events and Catering . They have been in the Hospitality Business for the past since 2005. Lisa has a BA in Business Mgt and experiences in Management and Staffing. Umphrey has a background in Staging and Lighting .He has set up events for some of the biggest name in the music industry, as well as sports and corporate events. They both shared similar interest in Cooking , Event Planning and Setup so they decided to go into business together .They first opened a restaurant featuring Southern Style classics: Ribs, Fried Chicken , Slow Smoked Brisket and of course great sides dishes and desserts. During this time, they got many requests to cater and set up events. And decided to go full time in Wedding Planning and Catering. They have received many Awards and Accolades including an Article in The Miami Herald , Receiving the honor to cater for 2 Superbowl’s and many honors as top bridal Caterer on The Wedding Wire and The Knot for 3 years running . Our motto is to Exceed your expectations and so we strive to do that for each and every client.


Sample Menus  

Island Breeze

Tropical fruit display featuring pineapples, strawberries, grapes, kiwi and Melons

Crab dip and fish dip beautifully displayed in pineapple halves with assorted crackers

Fried Coconut shrimp with dipping sauce

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Main course

Jamaican Jerk Chicken marinated island style chicken mild or spicy

Fried Red Snapper seasoned and fried, served with lime wedge

Jamaican Style Pigeon peas and Rice, our famous island style Cole slaw with pineapple and orange slices

Pan seared sweet plantains and rolls w/ butter.


Key West Sunset

Tropical fruit Display featuring pineapples, strawberries, grapes, kiwi and Melons.


Tomatoes Caprese Kabobs: Plump cherry tomatoes with mozzarella and basil drizzled with balsamic glaze served on a skewer

Vegetable spring rolls: Our light spring rolls fried on site served with tangy sweet & sour sauce.


 Main Course

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon served on a grilled pineapple bed,

Honey glazed Boneless Chicken breast topped with fresh Mango Salsa,

Coconut Lime rice, Fresh Mixed Greens Salad w/ citrus vinaigrette and a Steamed vegetable blend featuring yellow squash, Zucchini, Carrot and Cuban rolls w/butter.



Beach Barbeque

Fresh fruit Display

Coconut Shrimp with Asian Sweet Chili Sauce

BBQ Chicken wings fried on site served with celery and blue cheese.

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Main Course

Our Award winning 12 hour smoked tender sliced beef brisket.

BBQ chicken: Breast and Thighs, sweet barbeque baked beans, Southern Style Potato Salad, Cole Slaw and Dinner rolls w/ butter.



Check out Our rehearsal Dinner options and Brunch Options



Bar Options

Expert Bride Bar Package .. You bring the Alcohol we bring the mixers, cups, Ice and (Bartender included on groups of 30 and more)

Gold Package… we bring everything as the Expert Bride Package plus House liquors, mixers , and beer options and Bartender

Platinum Package… Everything as above plus Top Shelf Liquors, Mixers, Beer options , Wine and Champagne and Bartender












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