Let Gary's Catering handle your Graduation event. We have Graduation party menus to impress you guests: Entrées, Appetizers, Desserts & Beverages. View our selection of Graduation Party rental equipment: Tables, Chairs, Tents, Flatware, Glassware, Bars, Portable Restrooms. We handle it all for you!
2020 GRADUATION BBQ MENU SPECIAL!
$.95ppl DISCOUNT PER PERSON FOR EVENTS HELD ON SUNDAYS, 100 MIN!
100 GUEST MINIMUM FOR GRADUATION CATERING (Saturdays & Sundays)
(75 ppl minimum on Fridays)
Celebrate with a Delicious BBQ!
Casual Buffet 1
Gary's Backyard BBQ Buffet
Classic Pub Burgers & Hot Dogs
Delicious 1/3rd lb perfectly seasoned "All Beef" Hamburgers & Chipotle Black Bean Burgers
Complemented by American & Swiss Cheese
Michigan's own "Dearborn brand" high quality natural casing franks
"All beef" and Kosher (additional fee) franks upon request.
A Bounty of fresh sandwich garnishes on the buffet
Romaine lettuce, sliced tomato, red onion, relish, diced onion, banana peppers,
black olives, pickles and bakery fresh buns.
Condiments: mayo, ketchup, mustard, salt, pepper
-Popular Add on to the Backyard BBQ Buffet-
"Eastern Market" Fresh n' Sweet Italian Sausage
Complemented by Grill Chef saute'
medley of bell pepper & onion
Accompaniment by Sauerkraut or Pepper & Onion Saute'
only $1.50 pp!
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
-$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
PLUS YOUR CHOICE OF 2 ADDITIONAL ENTREES
Festive 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.
Slow Cooked BBQ St. Louis Pork Ribs
We start with a lean & meaty beautiful rack of ribs then add our signature dry rub and slow cook it on the barbie while periodically basting it with classic bbq sauce.
Memphis Dry Rubbed "Baby Back"Ribs +$1.50pp
A petite and even more tender baby cousin of St. Louis BBQ Pork Rib.
Racks are dusted with Chef Joseph's signature dry rub recipe and slow cooked to perfection
Michigan Cherry BBQ Pork Loin
"Juicy n' Tender" BBQ Pork Loin is dry rubbed with fresh blend of seasonings; thinly sliced and presented with Chef Joseph's "sweet yet spicy" Michigan Cherry barbecue sauce Brioche buns and sandwich garnishes on buffet
BBQ Southern Style Pulled Pork
There's nothing quite so delicious as slow cooked pulled pork with all the fixings.
Choice of two sauces on the side:
Sweet & tangy BBQ sauce, Kentucky Bourbon sauce or North Carolina's signature vinegar sauce.
Garlic & Herb Lamb Kabobs +$1pp
Zucchini, Mushroom, Red Onion
Included in BBQ Buffet 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 plates w/forks & knives, 2ply white dinner napkins.
**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 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!
"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)
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
Delivery fee may apply.
Fee is calculated / assessed by using round trip travel time & number of miles from our facility to your event site.
Popular Side Dishes included For the Above 4 Buffets
Events Greater than 100-199 guests: 5 sides included!
Events greater than 200-300 guests: 6 sides included!
Events greater than 300 + guests: 7 sides included!
CHILLED SELECTIONS CHOICES FOR SIDE DISHES INCLUDED FOR THE ABOVE 4 BBQ BUFFETS
Fresh Pasta Salads
Traditional Pasta Salad
Salami, rainbow rotini, tomatoes, assorted cheese, black olives, mild banana
pepper rings tossed in delicious Italian marinate
Artichoke hearts, fresh broccoli florets, tomatoes, provolone, cucumber, black olives tossed in delicious savory marinate. (meatless salad)
Fresh Potato Salads
Creamy Mustard Potato Salad
Potatoes, eggs, red onion, celery and Dijon Mustard come together for one tasty potato salad.
Baby Red skin Potato Salad
This creamy salad is made with red potatoes, which give this dish-chock full of melt-in-your-mouth bacon, bits of hard boiled egg, crunchy celery and spicy onion-a delectable, firm texture.
(Standard is meatless, let us know if you want crispy bacon added!)
Fresh Market Salads
Hand Carved Fruit Salad
A delicious medley of juicy goodness! Including; Honey Dew, Cantaloupe, Watermelon,
assorted berries (strawberries, black berries, blue berries)
(Standard Salad available on $9.95 Buffet)
Presented with a colorful medley of fresh garnishes.
with your choice of three dressings.
Romaine, chopped tomato, beets, red onion, feta, Kalamata olives, cucumber, salt, black pepper & oregano
Classic and Delish!
Romaine, shaved parmesan, herb garlic croutons.
Creamy Caesar Dressing
Fresh broccoli florets, red onion, red cabbage, shredded carrots. Sprinkled with golden raisins, crisp bacon & sunflower seeds in savory marinate.
(can be ordered without bacon)
The Following Salads-Available on menus from $15.50pp
Popular condiments, wait staff, buffet table linen, china plates & stainless steel utensils.
Assorted Cream Cheese
Buttermilk Croissants & Scones
Mini Deli Selections on Foccacia
Carved Melon accentuated with Seasonal Berries
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Spiral Baked Ham
w/Italian Style Vegetables
Premium 2oz “Detroit Hog" Sausage Links
Thick Sliced Cinnamon French Toast w/powdered Sugar
Hunter Style Redskins
Tossed with Flame Roasted Onion & Bell Pepper
Popular Brunch Enhancements
Deluxe Omelet Station
$4.00 per person
Elegant Petite Quiche
$75 (serves 30 guests)
$2.95 per person
Norwegian Smoked Salmon Mirror
$5.95 per person
Included in Theme Buffets
White or Black Glossy Dinner Plates, Forks, Knives, 2ply white napkins and
appropriate condiments based upon buffet.
2 Hour Staffed Buffet Service
(Additional 3rd hour service available for $99. If your event is greater than 150 guests,
3rd hour included at no additional charge!)
Number of staff dependent upon your guest attendance.
Duties include: setup/maintain appearance of buffet; replenish items when needed. Bus guest tables, assist guests when needed. Tend to upkeep of client’s trash receptacles.
At conclusion of service
At client's request, all remaning food will be packaged up in aluminum pans and left on premises.
Note: Once our staff have left the premises, Gary's Catering cannot be held liable for maintaining safe hot holding food temperatures.
19% Administrative Fee & 6% Michigan Sales Tax
(Click on FAQs link for description of Admin Fee)
Delivery Fee May Be Applicable
Gary's Catering is an "off premises" caterer, so our service area is quite large. Delivery fees help offset round trip travel labor and fuel costs associated with longet than usual drive times. Fee is based upon distance from our facility to site location. Please discuss with a member of our Event Planning staff when reserving 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 Cake Flavors:
Chocolate fudge, Cream cheese, **Vanilla whip, German Chocolate, **Chocolate whip, Buttercream, Banana **most popular
includes: glossy white or black dessert plates, napkins, forks.
Small Bites Dessert Station
$3.95 per person
Featuring decorative tiered display's & designer mirrors Assorted mini gourmet cup cakes, carrot cake bites, mini fruit tarts, mini cannoli's upscale assortment of bakery fresh cookies & bite-size double chocolate brownies finished with a dollop of butter cream
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.
19% Administrative Fee & MI Sales Tax Applicable
3 hr Service
Gary's Catering can provide you with all the things you need for your Graduation Party. We have a large selection of tables, chairs, linens, flatware, glassware, tents, and everything else you need for a successful event. Check out all of rental options on our Rental Equipment page.