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Affordable Buffet Catering

Our buffet catering service area includes: Metro Detroit, MI, Lansing, Mason, Charlotte, Flint, Jackson, Brighton, Hartland, St. Clair, Birmingham, Gross Pointe, West Bloomfield, Royal Oak, Ferndale,Howell, Ann Arbor, Troy, Saline, Michigan, Monroe and all Counties in Southeastern Michigan. Sylvania & Toledo Ohio

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Gary's Catering can provide everything you might need to enjoy your own party! One Stop Shopping with one phone call!

  • Delicious, Affordable Menus
  • Private Consultations with our Event Planners
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  • Certified Bartenders
  • Courteous, Professional Staff
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Popular Buffet Menus

$14.25 & $15.25 per person

Affordable, Attractive to the eye & Delectable to the palate!

$14.25pp Buffet

featuring your choice of the following 2 Entrees, Starch Vegetable & Salad

Tri Cheese Baked Mostaccioli

Presented in a traditional Italian meat sauce

Herb Roast Chicken

Slow roasted Michigan "farm fresh" poultry sprinkled with delightful blend of fresh herbs

Classic Baked Lasagna

Whole milk mozzarella, bolognese sauce, ricotta cheese, Italian parsley, aged Parmigiano layered between pasta sheet and oven baked til golden

Southern Fried Chicken

Traditional recipe, delicious down home flavor!

Lasagna Primavera

Tender pasta sheets layered with eggplant, mushroom, zucchini, broccoli, bell pepper & Italian Parsley . Ricotta, Mozzarella & aged Parmigiano cheese. Finished with Basil Marinara.

Chicken Cacciatore

You will love our delicious version of a traditional classic " old school" Italian dish!

Pollo Primavera

Seasoned chicken prepared with a medley of farm fresh vegetables, tossed w/penne pasta then bathed in Italian Marinara sauce. Finished light sprinkling of a blend of Asiago and Parmesan.

Roast Tom Turkey

Grade A Tom Turkey seasoned to perfection, then slow roasted to seal in it's natural juices. Presented in home style gravy and cranberry sauce.

Three Cheese Manicotti

Pasta tubes filled with fresh herbs and Ricotta cheese. Presented with traditional marinara sauce topped with Asiago & Mozzarella cheese

Salisbury Steak Manhattan

Our signature Salisbury steak topped with rich brown "fresh" mushroom gravy, bell pepper, onions, finished with melted cheddar cheese

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo

Tender Chicken tossed with a medley of fresh broccoli florets, roma tomatoes and sliced button mushrooms.
Finished with Chef Joseph's creamy Alfredo sauce.

Gary's Old Tavern Sausage & Peppers

Oven roasted "Fresh" Italian Sausage deliciously paired with a medley of colorful sweet bell peppers, fresh basil, sauté onions tossed with Penne Pasta and Chef Joseph's signature marinara sauce; shredded Parmesan on the side

Italian Meatballs

Choice of sauce: Rich brown mushroom gravy, Swedish sauce, Traditional Marinara complemented by shredded Parmesan Choice of pasta: Wide egg noodles, Spaghetti noodles or Penne.

$15.25pp Buffet

featuring your choice of the following 2 Entrees, Starch Vegetable & Salad

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Ham & Natural Swiss surrounded by Chicken; topped with Chef Joseph's Stellar Basil Cream Sauce

Slow Roast Baron of Beef Marsala
(most popular)

Thinly sliced; presented with deliciously sautéd mushrooms in Chef Joseph's signature Marsala wine sauce

Herb Roast Chicken
(most popular)

Slow roasted Michigan farm fresh poultry sprinkled with delightful blend of fresh herbs

Slow Roast Herb Pork Loin

presented with apple infused or savory mushroom gravy.
Optional Carving Station $100

Creamy Basil Pesto Chicken

Sauteed chicken served atop fettuccine with toasted pine nuts, sliced mushrooms & roasted red pepper. Shaved Parmesan presented on the side.

Baked Spiral Honey Ham

Sweet crunchy honey glaze, presented sliced; accentuated w/maraschino cherries & fresh pineapple.
Optional Carving Station $100

Baked White Fish

Lightly seasoned and topped with crunchy roasted pecans, deliciously different! Parmesan Baked Cod also available

Beef Burgundy

Tender Roast Beef simmering in Burgundy wine sauce with pearl onions.

Roast Tom Turkey

Grade A Tom Turkey seasoned to perfection, then slow roasted to seal in it's natural juices. Presented by home style gravy and cranberry sauce.

Pollo Primavera

Seasoned chicken prepared with a medley of farm fresh vegetables, tossed w/penne pasta then bather in Italian Marinara sauce. Entree enhanced by a light sprinkling of a blend of Asiago and Parmesan.

Jumbo Stuffed Pasta

Delicate pasta pillows stuffed with a blend of six cheeses- provolone, mozzarella, ricotta, parmesan, chedder & romano. Tossed with fresh roasted garlic, olive oil. fresh tomatoes & fresh Basil. Marinara, Alfredo or Italian Meat Sauce. Addition of saute' mushrooms upon request.

Potato Primavera Gnocchi

Petite Italian dumplings sautéed in Olive oil, roasted garlic, mushrooms, zucchini, broccoli, fresh tomato & red onion engulfed in our traditional Italian meat sauce topped with shaved Parmesan.

Jumbo Portabello Mushroom Ravioli

Choice of sauce: Marinara, Vodka, Creamy Basil Pesto, Creamy Basil Cream sauce or Finished in Chef Joseph's delectable Lobster sauce. + .75pp

Herb Pork Cutlet Parmesan

Breaded boneless loin slices of pork with tomato sauce, roasted garlic, fresh parsley. Mozzarella and Romano cheese.

Buffet Includes

Bakery Rolls & Italian Bread
1 Starch


Traditional, Cornbread or Apple Raisin


Southwestern Fiesta, Wild Rice Medley or Garden Rice


Traditional Buttery Idaho Mashed Potatoes; home style gravy Red Skin Smashed Potatoes accentuated with Roasted Garlic; home style gravy
Au Gratin
Scalloped Potatoes
Rosemary Roasted Red skins
Parslied Boiled Potatoes
Petite Oven Baked Potatoes
mini Idaho potatoes hand tossed with medley of seasonings,
Tri Cheese Baked Mac & Cheese w/buttery crumb topping
Potato Italiano
petite red skins tossed with olive oil, parsley, herbs, Parmesan then oven baked til golden
Southwest Roasted Sliced Red Skins
tossed with flame roasted bell pepper & onion.

1 Vegetable

Seasonal Medley of Vegetables in light butter sauce

Carrots, cauliflower, broccoli, cherry tomatoes

Greenbean Amandine

(French Cut Fresh Green beans w/$13.95 pp menu)

Steamed Broccoli Florets

Roasted Garlic Butter sauce

Sweet Kernel Corn
Baby Carrots

Marmalade, Honey Glazed w/dash of Cinnamon or Brown Sugar Glaze

Pea & Carrot Medley


Market Salad

Toss Garden Greens

Popular fresh & colorful garnishes. Choice of three dressings

Caesar Salad

Romaine lettuce, red onion, shaved parmesan, garlic herb croutons

Greek Salad

Romaine lettuce, green onion, cucumber, green pepper, feta, olives and beets
Greek Salad dressing on the side. Additional of Anchovy upon request.

Greek salad
We offer several service options to fit any budget!

"Good" Option: Delivery & Buffet Setup $95

Within a 20 mile radius of Wixom, includes disposable warmers with sterno, disposable serving utensils-no return for equipment required. May increase if location is greater than 20 mile radius of Wixom.

"Better" Option $125

Delivery & Buffet Setup; Return for equipment
Includes: Restaurant grade chafing (warmers) dishes, sterno, serving utensils and decorative bread baskets after event. May increase if location is greater than 20 mile radius of Wixom.

"Best" Option: Full Buffet Service

Sit back and let us do the work!

18% Administrative Fee will apply
Restaurant grade stanless steel chafing (warmers) dishes, sterno, serving utensils, decorative baskets.

On site tux attired wait staff to tend to buffet setup / replenish / cleanup
Dismiss guest tables for dinner service
Bus guest tables and offer assistance to client & guests when needed

Upgrade from high quality disposable service ware (plates, utensils, napkins) to

China Plates, Stainless Steel Utensils + $1.50 per person

20x20 Poly Linen Napkins $.62 per unit
90" Round Poly Linen (1/2 drop off 60" tables) $8.25ea
Box Cut Banquet Table Linen $18.50ea
(linen to floor; creates an upscale, contemporary look for buffet presentation!)

If outside of 20 mile radius of Wixom, delivery / fuel charge may apply.

Catered Buffet

Please review our Terms & Conditions when reserving your event with us!
Click on our Question and Answers Link to review answers to frequently asked questions.
Minimum of 75 guests for published pricing.
50 to 74 Guests + $3.95 per person

Food Allergies

Many of our products contain or may come into contact with common allergens, including wheat, peanuts, soy, tree nuts, milk, eggs, fish and shellfish. If you are concerned, please ask to speak with a manager for a list of ingredients in your order.

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