Inspired Catering in Knoxville

Who is the Morsel?

Brief Pro Bio

~Graduate, Culinary Institute of America, '95

~The Inn at Little Washington 

~The Blue Room

~Italian Market and Grill


~Hanover Co-op

The Human Being

Proud husband and father of three, Eli Sunrise Morse grew up surrounded by song, story, and creativity. I am passionate about food, and love to teach!

What is Morsels?


Classic techniques, fresh approach to catering. I have a passion for seasonal local produce and meats.


The catering package and menu that you wish. View these as starting spots in our discussion for your party. Weekly prepared foods also available for delivery for your family meal planning.


No size of party too big or too small. Customize your menu with a consultation. Pricing is based on menu and services provided.

Inspiration delivered!


Love great food  but have a hard time fitting it in the schedule? I get it, I have active kids myself!

Menu Planning

You tell me some of your favorite dishes and themes. I do the shopping and drop off building blocks for easy dinners for the week. Blanched green beans, roasted pork tenderloin, grain salads, chutneys, sauces, more... 

Delivered to Your Home!

Shopping cost + $150 per/drop-off, tax inclusive. I will provide my shopping receipt, of course.

Event Menu

Seasonal Soups

~Fresh Tomato

~Vietnamese Pho

~Senate White Bean

~Jerked Chicken 


~Billi Bi


~Silky Butternut Squash

~Fresh Corn

Starters and Finger Foods

~Smoked Seafood Trio, Dill Mustard, Cucumber

~Arugula-Fennel-Parm Salad

~Fried Oysters, Housemade Tartar

~Classic Caesar

~Fresh Vietnamese Summer Rolls

~Roasted Beets, Goat Cheese, Walnuts, Citrus

~Hoisin Scallops, Leeks, Orange Zest

~House Cured Gravlax

~Rustic Crostini: Creamy Blue, Fig, Bacon

~Sherried Mushroom Phyllo Pockets

~Peruvian Ceviche

~Mediterranean Platter

~Popcorn Fried Chicken, Mango Chutney


~Pan Roasted, Poached, or Grilled Salmon

~Grilled Steaks

~Smoked Meats of all kinds

~Roasted Vegetable Strudel

~Quesadillas: Chicken, Shrimp, Pork, Veggie

~Creamy Smoked Chicken Pasta

~Dry Rubbed Pork Loin

~Thai Green Curry

~Tender Braised Beef Short Ribs

~Chinese Stir Fry

~Slow Cooked Chicken Thighs

~Beef Bourguignon

~Pan Roasted Halibut

~Hazelnut Encrusted Rack of Lamb

~Enchiladas, House Made Molé Sauce

Sides and Veges

 ~Jasmine Rice
~Zingy Potato Salad
~Black Bean Salad
~Marinated Green Beans
~Grilled Asparagus
~Grilled Ratatouille
~Creamy Mashers

From Scratch Desserts

~Crème Brûlée

~Lemon Curd, Fresh Berries

~Chocolate-Brandy Torte

~Butterscotch Pudding

~House Made Cookie Assortment


~Seasonal Cobbler

~Carrot Cake, Cream Cheese Frosting

Taco Night, Bargain Hunters!

Delicious  platters of dry rubbed and grilled flatiron steak, marinated chicken,  fresh pico de gallo, grilled portabello mushrooms, avocado-roasted  pepper salsa, lime-drenched black bean and hominy salad, grated Jack  Cheese, shredded lettuce, fresh tortillas, hard shells, and of course,  hot sauces galore! This is presented buffet style, and has been a huge  crowd pleaser for those looking for vibrant, fresh ethnic food at a  reasonable price. Informal, good-time atmosphere! 

Weddings and Venue


Wedding catering events and parties can be at the home of the client, or at a venue of your choice. I am happy to work with your event planner should you have one. Of course, glad to cut and serve your wedding cake! Arrangements for a tasting menu prior to the event can be made so that you are assured that you are dealing with the best catering company in Knoxville. 

morsels loves local goodness!

Humanely raised grass-fed beef and other wholesome farm products.

A very cool little farm that reclaims blighted urban land and grows a variety of produce.

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