About Us

Simply Fresh Events is a brand new company…with many years of experience. Though that sounds contradictory, it’s easily explained. Simply Fresh Events was created by two couples (the Phelans and the Barkers) who, between them, had close to 50 years’ experience in catering and event planning in the northern Virginia-central Maryland-Washington, D.C. area. As 2015 began, the time seemed right to open their dream company. Matt Phelan assumed the role of President; Geoff Barker, Director of Sales; Jocelyn Barker, Senior Event Designer; and Liz Phelan, Director of Planning.

We hope you’ll take a few minutes to get to know us on these pages and that you’ll give us the chance to get to know you as well. Please call the Simply Fresh Events office, (240) 685-2500, or complete the Contact Us form. Remember – your guests are our guests, too!

Who We Are

Here’s a quick look at our history, what we do and our mission statement.

Community Partners

As a company, we are committed to giving back to the community. Read about our philosophy and the non-profit agencies with which we work.

Social Media Info

We love using social media as a way to engage with our clients. Here’s a list of our sites.

Frequently Asked Questions

Need to know the “nitty gritty” about contracts, deposits, etc.? Here’s the page.


How good is our work? Here’s what some of our clients say.