Gar Olson is a chef with 40 years of experience catering events. During his career he has been a chef for fine dining establishments, country clubs and now proudly wears his chef coat at Spare Time.

Gar is the chef clients turn to when they need someone to help them tailor a menu to their personality and event. He has honed his skill at interviewing clients to create custom dining experiences that truly represent the personality of the hosts. Further, he makes preview tasting available to insure clients have an accurate expectation. Whether you are hosting a large wedding or smaller intimate event, Gar can create a menu that will delight your guests and fit your budget. For plated formal events he can provide the staff, china, linens, liquor service and more for a fine dining experience. Likewise, he can throw a great themed buffet style barbeque to add to your country Barn Dance. With Gar, you will find that not only is his food impactful, his presentation is as well.






333 18th St. SE | Owatonna, MN 55060 | (507) 451-2524