Funky's Catering Events
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Funky's Catering Events

Our Story

our hearts tell us to serve others, and that is what we do each and every day


Funky’s is getting a new name—DelightMore. 

We’re excited to announce that in 2023 Funky’s will merge with Vonderhaar’s Catering to form a new company, DelightMore.

Don’t worry, the Funky’s commitment to service excellence isn’t going anywhere. Our kitchen will still be on Tennessee Ave and our same team will be here for you—as we have been for 18 years. Nothing’s changing with your event plans. Our merger with Vonderhaar’s Catering will only enhance our service standard for you, and help us “to seek excellence in service to others” far into the future.

As for the name, DelightMore better represents our mission. As we say, service excellence and culinary delight are more than promises, they’re part of who we are.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact your planner or call us at 513-841-9999.

– Michael “Funky” Forgus


We’re excited to announce our third managed venue, The View at Mt. Adams, opening in Spring of 2019. This event center will feature 170° views of the river and Cincinnati/NKY skylines.


We grew our portfolio of venues by purchasing, refurbishing and opening The Transept at Washington Park. This awe inspiring 1868 German Gothic church found new life as an event venue in the heart of OTR. It is also home to our only public bar, The Vestry .


2013 was our first full year managing a new event venue—Pinecroft at Crosley Estate. This beautiful 1927 Tudor-style mansion rests on 18 acres of land and has quickly become home to some of the best weddings and social occasions in Cincinnati. Many corporations also find it the perfect location for brainstorming, creative sessions and off-site meetings.


Change continued as we were asked to take on bigger pieces of the event beyond the food and service. After careful consideration, we added a Design & Event Services division. Our client offerings now included custom design, entertainment, planning, production and rentals.


In 2010, we began to see a shift in the needs of our clients. As a result, we gave our on-site food and beverage managers (whom we call event managers) more opportunity to showcase their expertise and decision-making skills. They meet with our clients weeks prior to their event, write a comprehensive service plan, communicate that plan to the entire team (including the kitchen, warehouse and service staff) and then are completely responsible for executing their plan on-site. This change enhanced our ability to ensure a smooth and effortless event.


Funky’s Catering began in 2004 under the experienced eye of Michael “Funky” Forgus. With his 30+ years of restaurant and fine dining experience, he transitioned to the special event industry hoping to change the landscape of catering in Cincinnati.

We believe that breaking bread with someone is about so much more than the bread. We were the first in the city to exclusively offer private tastings. These have been a key factor in our success, because it is during these dedicated one-on-one times that we get to know our clients and they get to know us.



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Service excellence and culinary delight are more than promises, they’re part of who we are. Founded in 2022 by Michael “Funky” Forgus and Don Vonderhaar, DelightMore brings a combined 70 years of care and experience to your table. At our venues or yours, we’d love for you and your guests—to be our guest.

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