Chef & Party Planners
We'll customize a menu for your event that will thrill your guests.
Choose your favorite dishes and we'll plan a party for your chosen theme!
Our menus, equipment & event planning will meet your highest expectations!
Dinner Party Catering Services
Wedding Rehearsals / Anniversaries / Receptions
Christmas / Holiday Dinner Party Catering Corporate Dinners
Menus Perfectly Suited
-1 hour Appetizer Station -
when your Event Demands More!
Passed service available on select appetizers for an additional fee.
Attractively presented featuring decorative platter, risers, mirrors & baskets.
Glossy white or black 7" plates, utensils, napkins included
Upgrade to glass appetizer plates + .50 per person
$4.25 Scaled down Version offered.
Please inquire with our Party Planners
Choice of 4 selections $5.75 per person
Choice of 5 selections $7.25 per person
Imported & Domestic Cheese
Artesian crackers, crisps, salami
Garden Fresh Vegetable Crudities with dip
Colorful hand carved Melon & Seasonal Berries
Petite Antipasti Skewers
Prosciutto Wrapped Melon Skewers
Italian style w/chopped Parsley, Parmesan, Marinara.
Traditional Southern Deviled Eggs
Sweet gherkin pickle & Pimento garnish
Bruschetta with Tomato and Basil
Roasted Veggie and Goat Cheese Flat bread
Traditional or Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Pita triangles & Bread stix
Carved Fresh Pineapple Boats
Garnished with petite strawberry spears
4th Selection Upgrades:
Vegetable Shooters +$1.75pp
Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters +$2.50pp
-Ala Cart Offerings-
Jumbo Chocolate Dipped Strawberries $21.95 dz
Shrimp Cocktail $175
Jumbo shrimp seated on a blanket of romaine lettuce, complemented by carved lemon and Chef Joseph's zesty cocktail sauce. Price includes 125 units
Classic Upscale Buffets
Elegant, sophisticated and creative are just a few words to describe Gary's Catering’s buffets. Delight and inspire your guests with presentations that complement every occasion.
*Basil Cream Sauce
Finished with Chef Joseph's signature Basil Cream Sauce
Lightly breaded, topped with traditional marinara, finished with melted mozzarella
White wine and heavy cream with sun-dried tomatoes, bacon, mushroom & roasted garlic
Saute' breast prepared with red onion, capers and fresh lemon in a reduced white wine butter sauce
Brown sauce with a reduction of Marsala wine, saute mushrooms with a hint of roasted garlic
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Ham & Natural Swiss surrounded by Chicken; topped with Chef Joseph's Stellar Basil Cream Sauce
Thinly sliced slow roasted Top Round; complemented by sauté button mushrooms simmering in
Chef Joseph's signature Marsala Wine Sauce.
Mushroom can be omitted from recipe; In lieu of Marsala sauce Chef can present in beef gravy upon client request.
(Upgrade to Cabernet Mushroom Beef Sirloin + $1.95)
You may substitute either of the above entree's with
Parmesan Baked Cod or Pecan Encrusted White Fish
Add it as a 3rd entree to any entree pairing for only $3.95 per person!
The above $17.75pp combination is our most popular "entry level" upscale entree pairing.
Our clients rave about its affordability and delicious flavor!
Gary's Fall Harvest Buffet
$18.95 per person
Stuffed Chicken Breast
Apple Almond, Cordon Bleu, Florentine, or Prosciutto Wrapped Smoked Gouda Drizzled with Chef Joseph's signature Basil Cream sauce.
Apple and Corn Bread Stuffed Pork Loin
Carving Station. Slow roasted with a delicious medley of herbs including Peppercorn, fresh Rosemary, Oregano and Parsley with roasted garlic and white wine. Presented with Roasted Apple infused Gravy
Gary's Sophisticated Elegance Buffet
$22.50 per person
Herb Crusted "Black Angus" Tenderloin of Beef*
Our most requested entrée at this pricing level.
So deliciously juicy n' tender, it melts in your mouth!
Chef carved to order, dipped in au jus and topped with sauté sliver dollar mushroom. Accompanied by horseradish cream.
Marsala, Piccata, Parmesan, Basil Cream Sauce, Scalloppini
Upgrade to Stuffed Chicken Breast +$1.95pp
Apple Almond, Cordon Bleu, Florentine, or Prosciutto Wrapped Smoked Gouda Drizzled with Chef Joseph's signature Basil Cream sauce
Gary's Prime Buffet
$23.95 per person
Chef Carved 12oz Roast Prime Rib Au Jus*
Chef Joseph starts out with a perfectly seasoned, herb crusted, Prime Rib Roast, then it's slow roasted to seal in natural juices, it is so worth the wait!
horseradish cream nicely complement this popular entree.
(Marsala, Piccata, Parmesan, Basil Cream Sauce, Scalloppini)
Upgrade to Stuffed Chicken Breast +$2.50pp
Gary's Land & Sea Buffet
$24.95 per person
Herb Crusted "Black Angus" Tenderloin of Beef*
Slow roasted to seal in delicious, natural flavors.
Chef carved, dipped in au jus topped with sauté sliver dollar mushrooms.
Accompanied by horseradish cream sauce
Broiled Salmon presented with Chef Joseph's spectacular Bourbon Teriyaki Glaze. (most popular)
Marinated Salmon presented with mushrooms, Roma tomatoes, fresh asparagus spears complemented by Lemon Cream Sauce
Salmon filets are rolled in a combination of flavorful Panko crumbs, fresh herb medley & crushed nuts then oven baked until golden.
Add Chicken Breast to $24.95pp entree pairing for only $2 per person!
Upscale Dinner Buffets Include
Deluxe Bread Baskets on buffet featuring assorted fresh baked Italian bread & rolls
For Buffet's $17.95 and greater; Bakery bread baskets will be placed on each guest table in lieu of buffetPenne Rigate or Farfalle Pasta
Choice of sauce
Traditional Marinara sauce accompanied by shaved Parmesan Basil Pesto with Roasted Garlic Spinach Artichoke with Feta sauce
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Penne or Bow tie pasta tossed with Marinated Roasted Red Peppers in garlic infused olive oil, fresh chopped Basil and Asaigo cheese
Spinach, roasted peppers, provolone & bacon; in a delicious traditional tomato sauce.
Tri Cheese Baked Mac & Cheese
Cavatappi pasta, Buttery crumb topping
Portabello Ravioli with Elegant Lobster Sauce + $1.95 per person
(Whole Wheat or Gluten free pasta available upon request)
Choice of Potato or Rice
Almond Rice Pilaf, Garden Rice Medley, Southwestern Rice
Herb Stuffing, Corn bread or Apple Raisin Stuffing
Sour cream, butter, chives
Twice Baked Potatoes
(available on $21.95 menus and greater)
bacon, cheddar cheese and chives
Potato Au Gratin
Rosemary Scalloped Potatoes
Rosemary Roasted Red skins
Buttery Mashed Idaho Potatoes
Traditional goodness in every bite! Home-style gravy on the side
Baby Idaho Potatoes
Petite potatoes lightly seasoned, oven baked til golden
Red skin Smashed Potatoes
Accentuated with roasted garlic & home-style gravy (most popular)
Oven baked petite red skins tossed with olive oil, Chef Joseph's perfect blend of herbs and Parmesan cheese
Southwestern Sliced Red skin Potatoes
flame roasted onions & colorful bell pepper
Choice of Vegetable
Seasonal Vegetable Medley
light butter sauce
Cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, cherry tomatoes.
Green bean Amandine
(Fresh "French" Green beans included in $14.95 buffets and greater)
Broccoli Florets & Baby Carrots in garlic butter sauce
Sweet "Peaches n' Cream" loose Corn with buttery sauce
Baby Carrots with brown sugar glaze
Petite Carrots Marmalade
Peas & Pearl Onions with cream sauce
Sauteed Zucchini & Squash Ribbons
Roasted garlic, ground black pepper & fresh parsley
(available on buffets $18.95 or greater)
Asparagus spears tossed w/roasted pine nuts
(available on buffets from $21.95pp)
Choice of Salad
Tossed Garden Greens
Medley of popular fresh garnishes and your choice of three dressings
Crisp leaves of romaine tossed with garlic herb croutons, shaved Parmesan cheese.
Creamy Caesar dressing on side.
Authentic Greek Salad
Feta cheese, black olives, beets & Greek dressingr
Tender baby spinach leaves, crispy bacon, sliced red onion, shaved almonds.
Bleu cheese crumbles
Warm Tomato Bacon Dressing, presented on the side
Fall Harvest Salad w/Cranberry Vinaigrette
Mixed baby greens, red cabbage, red bell pepper, dried cranberries, green onion, red onion, fresh cilantro, shelled pumpkin seeds (walnuts or candied pecans)
"Award Winning" Michigan Toss Salad
Deliciously nestled within seven types of field greens is a bounty of flavors; Red onion, sunflower seeds, walnuts or candied pecan's, mushrooms, mandarin oranges (seasonal) or sun-dried cherries.
Crumbled Bleu Cheese, Sunflower seeds or Herb Croutons on the side.
Raspberry Vinaigrette, Pear Gorgonzola & Italian dressing
(other dressings available)
Included in Buffet Service
Tux attired wait staff to tend to buffet setup, maintenance & cleanup. Bussing guest tables during and after dinner service. Our staff is committed to provide exceptional customer service to you and our guests throughout your event. Equipment: commercial high grade chafing (warming) dishes, serving utensils, sterno
Salt and Pepper Shakers on guest tables High quality glossy white or black serving plates, utensils, 2ply white napkins,White disposable buffet table coverings.
Ala cart service enhancements for your consideration
"Better" Serviceware Upgrade features: Premium hard plastic white 10.25” Dinner plates w/dual edge silver pipping around plate edge for upscale look. Rolled Cutlery (premium white disposable napkin, sturdy “silver look” fork & knife) $1.75 per set. (Note: you can request for your cutlery not to be rolled - this works best if you are having “ linen” napkins)
"Best" Serviceware Upgrade features: 10.5” China Dinner Plate, Stainless Steel Fork & Knife, 2ply White Dinner Napkin. $2.95pp fee will apply
7" Sea breeze glass salad or dessert plates $.50ea
Family Style Salad & Bread Basket Service $2.50pp
Plated Dinner Salad w/Bread Basket $2.95pp
(Available for menus of $16.95 or greater)
Mixed greens, cucumber, cherry tomato, shredded carrots, shaved parmesan, herb crouton.
Choice of 2 dressings: Rasp Vin, Italian, Ranch, Honey Mustard or French
11 oz Glass Water Goblets $.99 each. Placed on guest tables; initial water fill with ice included in price.
64 oz plastic Water Pitchers $3.75 each. Placed on guest tables; initial water fill with ice included in price.
20x20 Linen napkin; choice of color $.65ea
Guest Table Linens: 90 " round Or 72'x120 long $8.50ea
Buffet Table Linen $19ea
(contemporary look, linen to the floor- no skirting required, perfect for service tables and head table)
Wait staff Time Extensions Available
Upon completion of dinner service / contracted duties. Please discuss with your event planner.
Upgrade to White or Black "Box Cut" linen for buffet $18.50 each
Please read our terms & conditions and Questions & Answers links, when reserving your event with us.
Above Dinner Pricing is for 75 guests or greater
50 to 74 guests: + $3.95 per personIs your event greater than 200 people?
We have available catering discounts.
Please inquire when contacting our catering office.
GARY'S CATERING IS DELICIOUS GOURMET DINING
in Michigan, Metro Detroit, MI
DINNER MENU NOTICE
Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.
*Asterisked Items may contain raw (raw egg Caesar salad) or under cooked ingredients; or may be requested under cooked; or can be cooked to order