Southwest Buffet $34.00 Service Package

Price $34.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests *Plus Service Charge 20%

Buffet,Service charge,Sales tax $5,174.80

Southwest Buffet
Corn chips
Soft flour tortillas
Fresh salsa
Taco spiced ground beef
Grilled chicken strips
Nacho cheese sauce
Refried beans
Spanish rice
Shredded cheddar cheese
Shredded lettuce
Diced tomatoes
Diced onions
Sliced black olives
Sour cream
Red hot

Menu upgrades $2.00 per guest additional
fresh fruit display

Menu upgrades $4.00 per guest additional
Marinated steak
Mexican vegetarian casserole

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)

Special diets and preparation are available, but every guest will have the exact same meal served buffet style. (We do not offer individual personnel meals with restrictions)

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… $3.00 per guest additional

Silverware replacement for plastic $3.00 per guest

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

Service package

  • Linen napkins, linen table clothes white in color
  • Plastic forks and knifes
  • Cutting cake (plates and forks included)
  • Professionally trained catering staff, wait-staff and bartenders
  • Insurance: general liability, workman’s compensation, liquor liability
  • Trash removal

Venues that have their own liquor license: Please let me know will back out bar service pricing.

Bar services include

  • One bar that will be fully staffed all evening
  • 9oz clear plastic cups
  • 16oz clear plastic cups
  • 10oz foam cups
  • Containers for icing down beverages
  • Wine glasses
  • Coffee service
  • We strongly suggest letting us handle your ice needs
  • Please keep in mind only Chefs Pride Catering can serve alcohol at your event, we do not offer any type of self-service option with bars, we cannot have an outside company offer bar services with this package based on our liability insurance.

*We offer 1 bar: Moving to another spot will be additional $200 charge*

Please note that if you would like to have two staffed bars there will be an additional $850.00 charge for the evening

Client responsibility

  • All Tables, bars, buffet and chair setup
  • Delivery of all alcohol including beer taps, beverages, garnishes and pop mixes
  • Catering tent for staging and clearing we require 20×20 tent with 4 side curtains
  • 8 eight-foot tables $700.00 to event
  • 2 eight-foot tables for bar area
  • 3 three eight-foot buffet tables

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

Price $34.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.

Paper Goods Price Quote with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.
100 Guests at $34.00                                    $3,400.00
Service Charge 20%                                      $680.00
Michigan sales tax 6%                                   $244.80
Ice                                                                       $150.00
Tent and tables                                                $700.00
Amount Proposed                                         $5,174.80

Annual Food Event: Next scheduled date April 28, 2024 12:00 p.m.

If you are interested in securing your event a $600.00 Non-Refundable Deposit will be required in order to secure the date. Deposits are deducted off final billing.

* Vendor meals are free but will need to know how many *

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