Plated Dinner $65.00

Price $65.00 per guest with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.

*Plus Service Charge 20%

Appetizers choice of two
Pita wedges with red pepper hummus
Assorted fresh fruit display
Domestic cheese and cracker display
Vegetable display with pesto dip
Spinach artichoke olive dip served with Rye bread

Plated Meal Selections
Wheat, white dinner rolls, sliced baguettes and butter and served in a basket at each table.
Guests having the same salad, vegetable, potato, and choice of two main entrees.
Vegan and Vegetarians will get ½ stuffed pepper and vegetable

Sample Menu all guests would get same menu
Garden tossed salad
Ranch and Cherry balsamic vinaigrette
Green beans with garlic olive oil
Baked redskins in herbs
Stuffed Greek chicken on linguini garlic noodles
Beef tenderloin with sauce

Vegan and Vegetarians will get ½ stuffed pepper and vegetable

Add pesto for additional $2.00 per guest

Salads Selections choice 1
Bib lettuce with blue cheese and dried cherries
Caesar salad
Garden tossed salad
Marinated tomatoes
Mozzarella plum tomato salad
Spinach salad with fresh strawberries, red onion, and caramelized walnuts
Traverse City salad mix greens dried cherries, walnuts, and blue cheese

Choice of two dressings: Ranch, Cherry balsamic vinaigrette, Poppy seed, Cajun buttermilk, Italian, White French, Balsamic vinaigrette,1000 islands.

Vegetables choice of 1
Asparagus with lemon butter
Baked squash with pecan sauce
Broccoli Parmesan
Brussels sprouts
Carrots with dill butter
Eggplant and sweet pepper casserole
Fiesta corn
Green beans almandine
Green beans with assorted peppers
Green beans with garlic olive oil
Maple glazed carrots
Zucchini and summer squash in basil butter

Vegetable substitute $2.00 per guest
Sautéed asparagus, mushrooms, red onion, yellow and red peppers

Potato choice of 1
Apple raisin stuffing
Au-gratin potatoes
Baked potatoes
Baked redskins in herbs
Broccoli almond rice
Country mashed potato
Dauphinoise potato
Escalloped potatoes
Garlic mashed potatoes
Parsley boiled redskins
Sweet potato
Spinach pecan rice

Entrees Choice of 2
Beef tenderloin
Corn beef
Prime rib $6.00 per guest

Breaded Chicken
Caribbean jerk chicken
Chicken and crab tetrazzini on angel hair pasta
Chicken and shrimp dijon over tomato pasta
Chicken breast asparagus stuffed port wine sauce
Chicken breast, mustard sauce
Chicken Marsala
Chicken with portabella mushroom sauce
Honey mustard chicken
Italian marinated chicken
Lemon pepper chicken
Mesquite grilled chicken
Sautéed chicken with apple brandy sauce
Stuffed chicken with cheese and chive sauce on a bed of rice
Stuffed Greek chicken on linguini garlic noodles
Tequila lime chicken
Teriyaki grilled chicken

Fettuccine in alfredo
Linguine in pesto sauce with roasted walnuts and sun-dried tomatoes
Seafood fettuccine

Parmesan crusted whitefish
Salmon crusted with pesto and pecans
Stuffed sole with champagne sauce

Pork medallions with pan gravy
Saint Louis style ribs

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)

Please note: We only handle our China….no rentals….no exceptions.

Services provided for full service events
I will personally meet with you to discuss any layout and setup preparations. Once the menu selection is confirmed you will receive a very detailed confirmation letter about your event. Such as arrival time of guests, timing on when you would like your bar open, what time you would like dinner served, toasts, and serving of cake or dessert table.

Chef’s Pride Catering provides:

  • Linen table clothes linen napkins
  • Silverware includes dinner forks, salad forks, dessert forks, spoons, and knifes
  • Water glasses, wine glasses, champagne glasses, and coffee cups
  • Appetizer plates, salad plates, dinner plates, and dessert plates
  •  9oz clear plastic cups 16oz clear plastic cups
  • Containers for beer and wine liquor spouts bar towels
  • Professionally trained wait-staff and bartenders
  • We strongly suggest letting us handle your ice needs
  • Serving cake or dessert table setup
  • Coffee Station
  • Containers for wine punch if interested
  • Insurance for serving your alcohol
  • Trash removal

Client responsible

  • All required tables and chair setup
  • Delivery of all alcohol including beer taps, beverages, and pop mixes
  • Center pieces, flower arraignments, guest favors must be fully assembled
  • Any extra fees for the use of the kitchen area
  • Catering tent for staging and clearing we require 20×20 tent with 4 side curtain 8-eight foot tables if a tent and tables are needed, please add $600.00 to event

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

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

Price Quote with a minimum guarantee of 100 guests.

  • 100 Guests at $65.00…………..$6,500.00
  • Service Charge 20%……………..$1,300.00
  • Michigan sales tax 6%………….$468.00
  • Ice……………………………………………$150.00
  • Tent and tables………………………$600.00        
  •  Amount Proposed………………..$9,018.00                                     

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

Annual Food Event: Next scheduled date May 15, 2022 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.

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