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BY WORD OF MOUTH: The one-stop-event shop where food is paramount

Established by Karen Short in 1993, BY WORD OF MOUTH has built a reputation for producing the most talked about, polished events and parties in South Africa and this has shown through the 20 years of excellence.

BY WORD OF MOUTH offers a “one-stop-event shop”, from unique designer menus of exquisite food selections and tastes to complete event management service, including event designing, floral designing, hiring and decor, beverages, Front of House managers, waiters.

What's New

Ladies Morning at The Polo Room

Ladies Morning at The Polo Room

Friday, February 20, 2015
February 2015   On Monday, 23 March 2015 By Word of Mouth will be hosting a ladies morning at the Polo Room at the Inanda Club in...
Cooking Demo with Anmar Odendal

Cooking Demo with Anmar Odendal

Monday, February 09, 2015
Exciting news for our cooking school fans! Anmar Odendal who is a pastry chef and award winning wedding cake baker will be having her macaron &...
Get It article

Get It article

Monday, November 03, 2014
Thank you to Get It magazine for such a fantastic article on Karen Short, By Word of Mouth and The Polo...

Karen's Shorts

Naked cakes or unfrosted cakes are still a huge trend in 2015. The old saying, "It's what's on the...

Our Awards

Best Caterer for 14 years in Leisure Options Best of Joburg Reader's Choice Awards

By Word of Mouth is delighted to have been voted Jozi’s Best Caterer for the 14th consecutive year at the Best of Joburg Awards held at The...

Catie Awards for Best Table Scape and Best Multiple Day Event

CATER SOUTH African caterers and event coordinators cleaned up at the Achievement in Catering Excellence awards — the Oscars of catering...

Best Caterer for 13 years in Leisure Options Best of Joburg Reader's Choice Awards

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