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Edible Ideas is a hospitality company based in Dallas, Texas started by Douglas Brown in 2003 with the opening of Beyond the Box Market in downtown Dallas.  Edible Ideas currently owns and operates Beyond the Box Market, Beyond the Box Catering, Beyond the Box Weddings, The Orion Ballroom, The Carlisle Room, The Pads at The Aloft Hotel, Hart Hall on Main and The Castle at Rockwall.  
We are proud to have all of our outlets operating as socially and environmentally sustainable businesses.  Feel free to take a closer look at our Sustainability Statement

Beyond the Box Market is located in downtown Dallas and offers healthy salads, sides, meats, fish, vegetables and homemade sandwiches. 

Beyond the Box Catering
is full service catering and event company servicing the DFW area since 2004.   Beyond the Box is featured as a preferred caterer on some of the city's top venues including The Perot Museum, The Dallas Arboretum and The Old Red Courthouse in downtown Dallas.  Beyond the Box specializes in corporate catering, weddings and special events of all sizes.  We are proud to deliver a "Complete Service" guarantee to our guests and clients.  In addition to food and beverage, Beyond the Box offers professional staffing, chairs, tables, linens and event rentals to make your experience simple and efficient.    

Beyond the Box Weddings caters hundreds of weddings every year.  Our goal is to provide top quality service to all of our clients from the moment you book to the moment your event ends.  We offer menus sure to please everyone and pride ourselves on always using the best and freshest ingredients.  We specialize in creative cuisine and never shy away from creating custom menus to assure all of our clients' requests are met.  In addition to fulfilling all of your catering needs, Beyond the Box Weddings also provides numerous other catering services and rental options, we are your one stop shop for all of your wedding needs. 

The Carlisle Room is located in the heart of downtown Dallas inside the newly renovated Lone Star Gas building and is available for private events, holiday parties, weddings and proms.  

The Orion Ballroom is located minutes south of downtown Dallas on the 15th Floor of The Historic Oak Cliff Tower.  The Orion features stunning views of The Dallas skyline and is available for private events, holiday parties, weddings and proms.  

The Pads is located inside The Aloft Hotel downtown, just steps from The Dallas Convention Center.  The Pads is available for corporate meetings, special events, weddings, holiday parties and proms.  

Hart Hall on Main is tucked into Old Town Coppell and is the perfect spot to host an event with southern charm and outdoor grace. From weddings and baby showers to birthdays and corporate events, Hart Hall provides a unique venue with catering and full bar service for buffets, plated meals or boxed lunches.

The Castle at Rockwall is truly a one-of-a-kind event venue with over 8,000 square feet of luxuriously crafted architecture and artfully tended landscaping.  The breathtaking castle estate sits on 10 acres of land and makes for any event to be hosted with pure elegance.

Complete Service Experience Guarantee

Beyond the Box is proud to offer a Complete Service Catering Experience.  

Beyond the Box has been catering weddings and special events in the DFW area for 12 years. We have serviced everything from small intimate dinners to 200 person weddings to 1,200 person plated dinners to 4,000 person Superbowl parties and everything in between!  We understand that planning a wedding or an event can be a stressful time.  We also understand that you don't do this type of thing every single day.  Fortunately, we do!

Our Complete Service Catering Experience means that we will assist you with every detail of your event from start to finish to help ensure that nothing gets overlooked or forgotten.  We make sure to ask the right questions and cover even the smallest details.  This is why, in addition to food and beverages, Beyond the Box offers professional staffing, tables, chairs, linens, china, glassware, silverware, floral and event equipment.  We want to make the process as simple as possible so all you have to do is enjoy the evening. 

Office & Home Catering

Office & Home 

  • Freshly Prepared Salads / Sandwiches / Boxed Meals
  • Hot Breakfasts / Lunches / Dinners 
  • Happy Hours & Receptions
  • Holiday Catering
  • Hundreds of Menu Options
  • Full Service Delivery & Set Up
  • Complete Line of Rentals Available
  • Professional Staffing
  • Alcoholic Beverage Service

Wedding & Event Catering

  • One on One Consultations
  • Professional Service Staff
  • TABC Certified Bartenders
  • Custom Menu Development
  • China / Glasssware / Silverware
  • Linens and Centerpieces
  • Exclusive Venues
  • "Complete Service" Experience
  • Proven History of Excellent Service
Wedding & Event Catering
About Us

About Us

Beyond the Box has been catering homes, offices, weddings and corporate events in Dallas and Fort Worth for over a decade. Beyond the Box is proud to be one of the premier wedding and special event caterers in Dallas.  Our creative cuisine, personalized service and unique approach to catering has earned us a reputation as one of the Best Caterers in Dallas.  As a full-service caterer, our goal is to provide you a complete experience that covers every catering detail of your event.  Let Beyond the Box take care of your food, beverage, rentals and staffing and enjoy a seamless experience.  We are confident you will enjoy our "Complete Service" approach to catering. Beyond the Box is the preferred and exclusive caterer at some of the city's best venues.

Beyond The Box Catering
Catering Dallas and Catering Fort Worth for over a decade, Beyond the Box continues to innovate and remain one of the premier Dallas Catering and Fort Worth Catering companies. If you are in need of Catering in Dallas or Catering in Fort Worth, please contact us so that we can assist you with all of your special event needs.  Beyond the Box is one of the few Dallas Caterers that is considered a full service catering company; meaning we take care of everything you need for your event.  
Many Caterers in Dallas say this, but few can actually deliver it.   
Our catering services include: 
Breakfast Catering/Buffet Catering/Boxed Lunch Catering/Wedding Catering
Staffing Services/China, Glass and Silver Rentals/Tables and Chair Rentals
Linen Rentals/Spandex Rentals/Alcoholic Beverage Catering

Our Venues

The Pads Dallas
The Carlisle Room
The Orion Ballroom
Perot Museum

Some awesome companies we've had the pleasure to work with

Sysco Foods
Lockheed Martin
AT&T Stadium
Perot Museum