Explore limitless possibilities with Taste of the Wild Culinary Company!

Taste of the Wild Culinary Company is the exclusive caterer of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. We offer an eclectic menu and have the capability to cater any type of event  from  the most lavish gala, to corporate meetings, picnics, and after-hours events.


Executive Chef Brian McCorkell

Chef Brian McCorkell

Classically trained as a European Chef with Mediterranean and Asian influences, Chef Brian leads our culinary team with a vast array of talents and 25 years of experience.

Some of his many accomplishments include:

  • Cincy Magazine 2011 Silver Spoon Award – Best Eats in Cincinnati
  • Consistently voted the crowd favorite at Toast to the Wild events
  • Cover page feature on Tourist Attractions & Parks Magazine (Food Service Spotlight)

Our Commitment to Sustainable Events

_DSC0016 From disposable tableware made from plant products to the support of local food vendors and wineries, Taste of the Wild catering services are eco-friendly. We are committed to conducting our business in an environmentally responsible manner as we champion and support the conservation efforts of the Cincinnati Zoo.







Learn more about our breakfast, lunch, dinner & drink options.

Taste of the Wild Culinary Company is managed on-site by Service Systems Associates.

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