crispy bacon available at grill station.
$1.95 per person
MINIMUM OF 100 GUESTS FOR THE BACKYARD BBQ BUFFET.
Casual Buffet 2
Gary's All American BBQ Buffet
Minimum of 75 guests for all the following Menus
Note: 100pp minimum Sat & Sun during prime entertaining season (Jun-Sep)
-$15.50 per person-
Most popular buffet!
Clients rave about it's affordability and versatility!
1/3rd lb. Pub Burgers, Sweet Italian Sausage & *Chicken
1/3lb "All Beef" perfectly seasoned Pub Style Burgers & Italian Chicken w/fresh Basil are accompanied by guest choice of Cheddar, Swiss and Provolone
"Eastern Market" Fresh n' Sweet Italian Sausage is deliciously paired
with red onion & bell pepper saute' fresh off the grill.
BBQ Meal Deal -Free Hot dogs!
Other Offerings in place of Italian Sausage:
Smoked Polish Sausage w/onion & pepper saute' OR Bratwurst: kraut or onion & pepper saute'
Will your event have 175 guests or greater? Free upgrade from Italian Sausage to
Slow Cooked Pulled Pork -full size or sliders
Kentucky Bourbon, Classic BBQ Sauce or Vinegar Sauce
A Step Up From The Classics!
-Popular for Weddings-
Succulent Marinated Beef Tenderloin Skewers
Juicy & Tender presented skewered with Chefs’ medley of farm fresh vegetables. Offered: Teriyaki Glaze, Mediterranean or Rustic Garlic & Herb
Slow Cooked Beef Brisket
Offered sliced or chopped,�Texas Inspired.
8oz "Prime Angus" Pub Burgers
Juicy and delicious, grilled to perfection!
Accompanied by: Horseradish Cheddar, Natural Swiss, Bleu Cheese & Pepper jack cheese.
Chef Sauté of Grilled Onions & Mushrooms, Crispy bacon
Finished with your choice of delicious fresh garnishes on buffet.
Freshly carved Avocado slices +.25 per person
Italian marinate complemented with fresh Basil, finished with provolone cheese upon guest request. Sweet & Tangy BBQ, Baja Chipotle Glaze with fresh lime or New Orleans style presented with colorful bell pepper and sweet onion medley, finished with provolone cheese.
Baby Back Ribs
A petite and even more tender baby cousin of St. Louis BBQ Pork Rib.
(Sweet n' sour, Swedish, Marinara w/chopped Parsley or Classic BBQ)
Ala Cart Additions to Grand Indulgence Appetizer Buffet
Garden Vegetable Shooters +$1.75ea
Julienne carrot, yellow bell pepper, zucchini & celery atop buttermilk ranch sauce presented in glass shooter
Chilled Shrimp Shooters +$2.50ea
Jumbo Shrimp, sprig of dill, zesty cocktail sauce presented in glass shooter -Upscale presentation-
Smoked Salmon +$2.95pp
Presented on vegetable crisp; Chive cream cheese spread
Jumbo Chocolate Dipped Strawberries -$21.95 per dz
Shrimp Cocktail -$175
Jumbo shrimp seated on a blanket of romaine, complemented by carved lemon and Chef Joseph's zesty cocktail sauce. Price includes 125 units.
Glossy white or black appetizer plates, forks, napkins. 1 hour continuous service with attendant included.
(Upgrade to glass appetizer plates +.50ea)
3-Popular Upscale BBQ Buffets
Featuring Grill Master Chefs' On site!
and Tux Attired Wait staff to tend to your guests needs
-$23.95 per person-
Gary's "Classic Pair" BBQ Buffet
Tenderloin of Beef & Chicken Breast
Our Black Angus "melt in your mouth" tenderloin is our most requested entree for good reason; it is lovingly marinated for twenty four hours then seared to perfection to seal in natural juices. Carved and presented fresh off the grill.
Sauté silver dollar mushrooms simmering in au jus & horseradish cream nicely
complement this impressive entree.
We recommend either our grilled Chicken breast with our festive Italian marinate
nicely complemented by fresh Basil
Chicken New Orleans
Seasoned grilled Chicken accentuated with a classic saute' pairing of bell pepper & red onion. Chef will finish with Provolone cheese upon guest request.
(Gourmet Brioche buns available from grill chef upon request)
See all the delicious accompaniments included in buffet below
Upscale BBQ Buffets Include
Bow-Tie or Penne pasta engulfed in Spinach artichoke w/feta sauce,
Basil Pesto sauce, Vodka or Traditional marinara complemented by shaved Parmesan
Mediterranean Ziti Salad (chilled)
California Artichoke Pasta Salad (chilled)
Grilled Vegetable Skewers + $1.50pp
Cherry tomato, squash, zucchini, mushrooms, red onion with savory marinate
Take your joyous occasion to a whole other level with
the addition of one of Gary's Stellar Seafood Entree's
Teriyaki Glazed Salmon + $5pp
Chef Joseph's Most Requested Seafood Entree!
Grilled Chipotle Shrimp Skewers +3pp
large, plump gulf shrimp prepared w/baja chipotle glaze
dressed with fresh pineapple, red onion and bell pepper.
Also offered; Scampi Gulf Shrimp Skewers
Herb Garlic Sauce with a hint of fresh lemon Shrimp & Scallop Skewers +$1.50pp
Fresh pineapple, red onion and bell pepper Applewood Smoked Bacon Wrapped BBQ Shrimp Skewers
Chilling & Grilling with Gary's Catering
Featured below are our Rockin' Theme BBQ Buffets
with select accompaniments for your consideration while planning your special event.
STROLLING FINGER FOOD BBQ
Upscale Elegance presented in a relaxed
$35.95 PER PERSON
Great for upscale Corporate Open Houses and Wedding Receptions featuring a fun, festive Strolling Theme!
FEATURING BUTLER PASSED SERVICE ON SELECT ITEMS
-Minimum guest attendance 125 for Strolling Finger Food BBQ
Chilled Station Highlights
(available upon our guests arrival)
Magnificent multi level arrangement of fresh seasonal fruit & clusters of berries
Artesian cheese accentuated with petite salami horns, gourmet crackers and crisps
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus seated in carved cucumber cups
Farm Fresh Vegetables; peppercorn ranch dipping sauce
Anti pasta skewers (passed service)
Tomato Basil Bruschetta (passed service)
Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters (passed service)
Salmon Mousse Rosette with Capers (passed service)
Designed for summertime entertaining, this a varied full meal featuring a fresh & delicious finger foods. It is ideal for your formal or informal celebration focusing on a relaxed festive atmosphere highlighting exceptional cuisine in your outdoor setting.
BBQ Selections prepared on site by our
Grill Master Chefs and passed by our staff.
Once the majority of your guests arrive, the (passed service) finger foods will be circulated on platters by our tux attired staff, straight from the bbq stations over a
2.5hr hour period.
Mini Filet Mignon
Wrapped in bacon and skewered
Chicken Hawaiian Brochette
(Marinated chicken tenderloin, pineapple, fresh onion, green and red pepper)
Mini Cheese Cake, Fruit Tarts, Carrot Cake Bites, Petit Fours and
Chocolate Dipped Jumbo Strawberries
Included at stations: glass appetizer plates & Stainless Steel utensils, white 2ply napkins, linen & tables for chilled & dessert stations.
$26.95 per person
Caribbean Chicken Skewers
Teriyaki Glazed Beef Tenderloin Skewers
Polynesian Baby Back Ribs
(complimentary Hot Dogs for the Kiddies!)
-This signature buffet features the following-
Parmesan Herb Garlic Toast
(grill side presentation)
Hand Carved Fruit Medley Sugar snap pea & baby carrot medley
Presented garlic butter sauce
Vegetable Dumplings (steamed or saute')
Sweet chili sauce
Tropical Garden Salad
featuring seven types of field greens, mandarin oranges, sliced tomato,
red onion, sunflower seeds, mushrooms, sun dried cranberries and raisins.
Asian sesame dressing, Walnut raspberry vinaigrette and Honey mustard.
Chilled Salad Selection
Hawaiian Ambrosia with mandarin oranges, shredded coconut and maraschino cherries
Maui pasta salad with spiral noodles, snow peas, carrots, cucumber,
chopped cilantro, sesame seeds.
(Prepared with fresh pineapple juice)
(1) Starch Selection
Aloha Sweet Potatoes
Brown sugar, shredded coconut, candied pecans
Water chestnuts, mushroom, onion and fresh herbs
Hawaiian Rice Pilaf
Saute' red & yellow bell pepper, golden raisins, chopped macadamia nuts, diced
fresh pineapple, fresh parsley and hint of roasted garlic
Popular 4th entree add on to above buffet
Grilled Chipotle Shrimp Skewers
Large, plump gulf shrimp prepared with Baja Chipotle marinate dressed with
fresh pineapple, red onion and bell pepper
+3 per person
*2.5 Hour Grill Station*
From The Barbeque Grill
Marinated Greek Style Beef Tenderloin kabob's
Baja Fish (mahi-mahi, cod or halibut) Taco's w/Fiesta Slaw
Lemon & Oregano Chicken Kabobs
(bell pepper & red onion garnish)
Marinated Grilled Fresh Vegetable Saute
(zucchini, squash, tomatoes, bell peppers, eggplant & onions)
On the Buffet
Rice Pilaf w/shaved almonds
Traditional & Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Authentic Greek Salad
Beverage Station + $3.95 per person
Chilled Soft Drinks, Bottle Water, Iced tea, Lemonade, bag ice.
Unlimited 3 1/2 hour service included
GRAND DADDY "TEX MEX" BBQ BUFFET
BEVERAGE & DESSERT STATIONS
-$28.95 per person-
*2.5 Hour Grill Station*
Your guests will pony up to the barbecue grill and enjoy the following grilled to order!
12oz Rib Eye "Cowboy" Steaks
Topped with dollup of roasted garlic butter & southwestern seasonings
AND YOUR CHOICE OF TWO ADDITIONAL ENTREES:
Gary's half pound Angus Burgers
Accompaniment by cheddar, natural swiss, gouda cheese, bleu cheese, caramelized onions, saute' mushrooms, roasted red peppers & red onion , apple wood smoked bacon. Fresh Avocado slices.
"Tender n' Juicy" Barbecue Amish Chicken
Garlic Lime Grilled Chicken Breast or Skewers
Bacon Wrapped BBQ Shrimp Skewers
Tender, Slow Cooked Pulled Pork
Smothered in Kentucky Bourbon BBQ sauce with Gourmet Brioche buns
And mosey up to the buffet for your choice of 5 accompaniments.
Farm Fresh Corn Cobbetts
Santa Fe Vegetables w/mexicali sauce
Molasses Kettle Baked beans (w/bacon & onion or vegetarian)
Smothered Cheesy Potatoes
Tri-Cheese Baked Mac n' Cheese with buttery crumb topping
Garden Rice Pilaf or Red beans and Rice
Garden Salad, Chilled Ziti Salad or Cracked Peppercorn Cole Slaw
Fiesta Corn bread displayed in decorative baskets
Tri Color Tortilla chips displayed in decorative baskets
w/ Jalapeno Fire Roasted Pico De Gallo
Grilled Parmesan Herb Garlic Toast
Apple, Blueberry & Pecan Pie presented w/ whipped cream
Ice Cold Self Serve Beverage Station
Chilled Soft Drinks, Bottle Water, Iced Tea, Lemonade, bag ice
Full Bar Service w/ Certified Bartenders ; Refer to our Beverage Link
Let us know if you do not want to include the dessert & beverage station;
we will re-quote your event!
Fun and Festive Ice Cream Cart
$2.95 per person
Your guests will have a tough time choosing among all the old time favorites featured! Selections include:
Good Humor Ice Cream Sandwich, Red, White& Blue Missiles, Push Up Rainbow,
Lick A Color, 3oz, Strawberry Shortcake, 3oz Chocolate Eclair, 3oz, Vanilla Bar, Creamsicle, Fudgesicle, Cookies & Cream Bar 3oz, Snickers Bar.
(Minimum of 125 guests)
Number of selections offered vary with event size.
Price includes Delivery, Ice Cream, Dry Ice and Pickup of Cart.
125 Person Minimum; Available in select Cites, please inquire.
Gary's Cake & Ice Cream Station
$4.75 per person
Featuring delicious bakery sheet cakes with choice of inscription
Chocolate fudge, Cream cheese, **Vanilla whip, German Chocolate, **Chocolate whip, Buttercream, Banana **most popular
includes: glossy white or black dessert plates, napkins, forks.
$4.95 per person
Chef medley of bite-size morsels to satisfy your guest's sweet tooth.
Your choice of 5 selections: Fresh fruit custard tarts, carrot cake bars,
mini cannoli, mini cup cakes, turtle fudge brownie, strawberry mini cheese cake, raspberry mini cheesecake, medley of fresh baked cookies, brownie bars topped with buttercream.
White or black gloosy plates, cocktail napkins.
Tiered Bakery Pie & Cookie Station
$5.95 per person
Delicious, fresh baked pies, like Mom used to make!
Lemon Meringue, Banana Cream, Blueberry, Strawberry, Pecan & Apple pies available -
up to four selections included in price!
You'll gonna love our upscale assortment of cookies featuring macadamin nut, cranberry, coconut, peanut butter, chocolate chip and oatmeal.
Decorative props & baskets, item elevation and our staffs' personal attention
to detail and your satisfaction!
Included in our service
Properly attired Grill Master Chef (s)
Preparing & presenting fresh cooked entrees to your guests grillside!
Unless otherwise stated, our service features "all you can eat" 2 hour grill station
& buffet service.
Extended time available; Additional 1/2 hr $75. Additional 1 hour $125.
Time extension must be added prior to your event date.
Commercial Grade Chafing Dishes & Utensils
Include in price: Glossy "quality" plastic white or black 10" plates w/forks & knives, 2ply white dinner napkins.
"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) $1.95 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
**Banquet tables with coverings for buffet items-clients responsibility to provide*
Wait staff on site to tend to buffet upkeep and tear down, bus guest tables & miscellaneous guest services.
# of staff present depends upon event size, theme and menu.
If you feel on your event date that you need a little extra help, Gary's Catering
can assist you!
Additional Wait person (s) over and beyond what is included in typical service are available - hourly rate is $35; Minimum of 2 hours.
If you wish to extend the service time for your wait staff so they can continue to take care of you and your guests needs after dinner service is complete; let us know!
Additional Fees May Be Applicable
5'x3' Commercial High Capacity Charcoal BBQ Grill $85
Additional grills may be required for high guest attendance and will be provided at
no additional charge.
19% Administrative Fee
For a complete explanation, please click on our Questions & Answers page.
6% Michigan State Sales Tax
If you are a tax exempt organization, you must be able to provide documentation.
Fee is calculated / assessed by using round trip travel time & number of miles from our facility to your event site.
Client is responsible to obtain appropriate park permits & cover park entrance fee for our catering staff.
Is your event greater than 200 people?
Inquire for available discounts!
*Hamburgers, Steaks, Tenderloin & Fish Entrees may be requested under cooked; contain or may contain raw or under cooked ingredients & may be cooked to order. Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, may increase your risk of
food borne illness, especially if you have a medical condition.