Dinner Buffet $32.00 Service Package

Price $32.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.
Price $34.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 75 guests.
Price $36.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 50 guests

*Plus Service Charge 18%

Dinner Buffet
Wheat, white dinner rolls and butter

Add sliced baguettes with pesto for bread basket for additional $2.00 per guest

Salads choice of 3
Garden tossed salad served with choice of two dressings: Ranch, Cherry balsamic vinaigrette,Poppy seed, Cajun buttermilk, Italian, White French, Balsamic vinaigrette,1000 Islands.

Black bean and corn salad
Cheese display
Cold baked beans
Cole slaw
Country potato salad
Cucumber salad
Edamame Salad
Fresh fruit display
Kale coleslaw
Linguine Cannellini bean
Macaroni salad
Marinated cucumber, tomato, peppers, and onions
Marinated green beans
Peas and peanuts
Sliced marinated tomatoes
Sour cream and dill potato salad
Southern pea salad
Spaghetti salad
Vegetable display
Vegetarian pasta salad
Waldorf salad

Salad substitute $1.00
Bib lettuce salad
Bow tie and vegetable
Broccoli coleslaw
Bulgar wheat salad
Caesar salad
Pasta shells with seafood
Red and white cabbage slaw fresh basil, sesame oil, balsamic
Roasted beet salad with feta and walnuts on a bed of spinach
Spinach salad with fresh strawberries, red onion, and caramelized walnuts
Traverse City salad mix greens dried cherries, walnuts and blue cheese

Salad substitute $2.00
Sliced tomato, pepperoncini, onion, fresh mozzarella drizzled with herb olive oil

Vegetables choice of 1
Baked squash with pecan sauce
Broccoli parmesan
Brussels sprouts
Carrots with dill butter
Eggplant sweet pepper casserole
Fiesta corn
Green beans amandine
Green bean casserole
Green beans with garlic olive oil
Maple glazed carrots
Peas with pearl onions
Spinach with seasoning
Zucchini summer squash in basil butter

Vegetable substitute $2.00 per guest
Asparagus with lemon butter
Grilled vegetable kabobs
Sautéed asparagus, mushrooms, red onion, and yellow and red peppers

Potato choice of 1
Apple raisin stuffing
Baked beans
Baked potatoes
Baked redskins in herbs
Broccoli almond rice
Parsley boiled redskins
Sage stuffing
Spinach pecan wild rice

Potatoes substitute $1.00 per guest
Au-gratin potatoes
Baked Sweet potatoes
Country mashed potatoes
Fried rice
Garlic mashed potatoes
Scalloped potatoes
Yukon gold potatoes

Potatoes substitute $2.00 per guest
Dauphinoise potatoes
Piped sweet potatoes
Risotto with cheese
Roasted tomato and garlic swirled potatoes
Sour cream and chive duchess potatoes
Twice baked potatoes
Vegetable paella

Entrée choice of 2 All chicken Entrees are breast
BBQ chicken
Caribbean jerk chicken
Chicken supreme
Chicken with mushroom sauce
Citrus chicken
Honey mustard chicken
Italian marinated chicken
Lemon pepper chicken
Mesquite grilled chicken
Tequila lime chicken
Teriyaki grilled chicken

Beef burgundy served with egg noodles
Beef stroganoff with egg noodles
Beef tips in mushroom sauce with egg noodles
Italian meatballs with spaghetti
Roast beef with rich brown sauce
Swedish meatballs noodles with mushroom sauce

Fettuccine alfredo
Linguine with vegetarian marinara sauce
Macaroni and three cheese bake
Mostaccioli beef
Mostaccioli vegetarian

BBQ pork
Polish sausage with sauerkraut
Pork medallions with pan gravy
Pork supreme
Sausage paella
Smoked ham with pineapple raisin glaze

Entrée substitute $2.00 per guest
BBQ beef
Breaded chicken
Baked cod
Chicken marsala
Chicken with apple brandy sauce
Linguine in pesto sauce with roasted walnuts and sun-dried tomatoes
Roast turkey
Seafood fettuccine
Seafood paella
Smoked chicken sun-dried tomato bow tie noodles with alfredo

Entrée substitute $3.00 per guest
Chicken and crab tetrazzini on angel hair pasta
Chicken and shrimp dijon on angel hair pasta
Mexican vegetarian casserole
Pork italian
Salmon crusted with pesto and pecans
Stuffed cabbage
Stuffed pepper
Stuffed pepper rice and black bean (vegan)
Stuffed pork chops
Stuffed sole (veggie stuffing) with champagne sauce
Stuffed chicken (veggie stuffing) with cheese chive sauce on a bed of rice
Stuffed chicken (Ham and cheese stuffing) supreme sauce on top served on bed of
Stuffed greek chicken on linguini garlic noodles

Entrée substitute priced per guest $4.00 per guest
Grilled salmon with herb butter
Grilled tuna
Parmesan crusted whitefish
Saint Louis style ribs

Entrée substitute priced per guest Chef carved

$ 3.00 Smoked loin of pork with mango salsa
$ 6.00 Beef tenderloin
$ 6.00 Corn beef
$ 8.00 Prime rib

If client wants on site grilling please add $450.00

All food selections are prepared from my own personal recipes. Feel free to contact me regarding ingredients or other questions about preparation (always willing to work with special diets)

Included in pricing; paper dinner napkins, heavy weight plastic forks and knifes, three compartment heavy gauge paper plates.

Palm leaf and wood replacement for paper goods buffet… $4.50 per guest additional

Please note: Clients are more than welcome to bring in your own paper goods….but we do not handle real china with this package.

Chef’s Pride also provides staffing for restocking of the buffet.

Service package

  • Linen napkins
  • Linen table clothes
  • 9oz clear plastic cups
  • 16oz clear plastic cups
  • 10oz foam cups
  • Totes to ice down beverages
  • Bar towels
  • Wine glasses
  • Coffee service
  • Containers for wine punch if interested
  • Professionally trained wait-staff and bartenders
  • We strongly suggest letting us handle your ice needs
  • Insurance for serving your alcohol
  • Serving cake or dessert table setup (plates and forks included)
  • Trash removal

Client responsible

  • All Tables, bars, buffet and chair setup
  • Delivery of all alcohol including beer taps, beverages, and pop mixes

Pricing is based on events being held in Traverse City ending time of 11:00 pm.

Please note that if you would like to have two staffed bars there will be an additional $450.00 charge for the evening.

Price $32.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.
Price $34.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 75 guests.
Price $36.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 50 guests.

Paper Goods Price Quote with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.
100 Guests at $32.00                                               $3,200.00
Service Charge 18%                                                  $576.00
Michigan sales tax 6%                                              $226.56
Ice                                                                                    $100.00
Amount Proposed                                                 $4,102.56

***Please note Chefs Pride Catering only provides one sampling per year May 17, 2020***

If you are interested in securing your event a $600.00 Non Refundable Deposit will be required in order to secure the date.

Final guest count and payment in full are due 14 days prior to the event.

Feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns regarding your event.


Larry Burdek
Chef’s Pride Catering Inc.
Traverse City, Michigan
Phone (231) 943-9683