Our Story


Chef Parris and Kimberly Rankin-Manning

 Smaller The Better Catering, LLC is owned by Chef Parris and Kimberly Rankin-Manning.  Together as a husband and wife team we share a passion and love for food and providing a magical experience for our clients.  Chef Parris has been in the culinary industry working in Four-Star Hotels, Private Country Clubs and Upscale Independent Living Facilities for over 30 years. Kimberly, has been doing event planning ranging from Wedding Planning, Themed Birthday Parties, Reunions, Non-Profit Fund Raisers, Corporate Events for over 20 years. Together we make a powerful team! 

We bring to you only quality food that represents who and what we stand for. You will never be disappointed.



Magical Experience

Smaller The Better will provide a magical culinary experience that leaves a long lasting impression for our broad base clientele.  

Smaller The Better is a full service catering company with a twist of servicing the medium to small functions for all occasions.  

We look forward to catering your next event!


Why Smaller The Better Catering?

Smaller The Better Catering wants to share their values which tells you who we are and what we stand for.


We believe you never have a second chance to make a first impression.


Smaller The Better stands on their word that you will always receive the finest ingredients, high quality service and mouth-watering experience that will have your taste buds wanting more.


We know the importance of dependability.  Our clients know our word means everything.


We are both doing what we love to do!   You will see our passion in our creativity, energy, and love of people & food

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