Corporate & Private Catering Menu

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Garden Catering is so much more than chicken nuggets & potato cones! We’ve been voted Fairfield County’s Best Caterer for 9 years in a row, and would love to show you why!

From birthdays to bat mitvahs, from early morning breakfasts to dinner for the whole office, our fully-staffed team of private catering professionals will guarantee to make your next event a success.

Our private catering services include:garden catering

  • Birthdays
  • Corporate Functions
  • Bar/Bat Mitvahs
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Graduation Parties
  • Corporate/Private Fundraisers
  • Office Events
  • BBQs
  • and more!

For more information on our catering services or to start planning your next function, contact our Catering Manager, Tina Carpenteri at tina@gardencatering.net

GARDEN BREAKFAST SERVICE

THE COMPLETE PARTY PACKAGE

COLD APPETIZERS

HOT APPETIZERS

POULTRY

CARNE

VEGETABLES

GARDEN PASTA

VEGETARIAN

FISH

COLD PLATTERS

SALADS

OLD TIME FAVORITES

COLD CUT PLATTERS

FOOT LONG WEDGES

WRAP TRAYS

HOT & COLD BUFFET

Full event catering staff available. Please contact tina@gardencatering.net for more information.

 

COLD APPETIZERS

Crudités Basket Selection of seasonal vegetables served with choice of dip.

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail

Italian Antipasto Imported Provolone, pepperoni, hot and sweet dried sausage, marinated artichoke hearts, roasted peppers, fresh mozzarella, grilled vegetables and olives.

Tuscan Antipasto A vegetarian version with grilled vegetables – zucchini, portabella mushroom, Italian eggplant, roasted red pepper, long-stemmed artichoke, mixed olives, provolone and fresh mozzarella.

Crowd Pleaser A collection of European and American classic cheeses garnished with seasonal fruits and served with assorted crackers.

Tomato & Mozzarella Skewers wrapped with Basil and drizzled with Pesto

Mini New England Lobster Rolls Fresh Lobster Salad Stuffed in Mini Hot Dog Buns

Smoked Salmon Crostini with Dill and Crème Fraiche

Tomato Bruschetta on Tuscan Toast Bread Diced tomatoes marinated in oil and garlic with basil and spices served with Tuscan toast.

Kettle Tortilla Chips with Fire Roasted Salsa

Focaccia Bites Layered with Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Peppers and a Pesto Spread

California Quesadilla Flour tortilla stuffed with cheddar and jack cheeses, avocado and scallions, served with salsa and sour cream.

Filet Mignon Sliced and served on toast points with Béarnaise sauce and roasted red peppers.

Fruit Kabobs A selection of bite-sized fresh fruits on a skewer.

Shrimp Stuffed Tomatoes Cherry tomatoes stuffed with shrimp salad.

Mini BLT Slider Bacon, lettuce, tomato & avocado spread.

HOT APPETIZERS

NEW – Apricot and Bacon Poppers- Dried Apricot and Jalepeno wrapped with Bacon

NEW- White Truffle Potato Croquettes- Crispy bites of potato and white truffle

NEW- Crispy Avocado Bites- Deep Fried Avocado served with housemade pico de gallo dipping sauce

NEW- French Onion Soup Bites- Mini brioche rolls filled with french onion soup

Mini Crab Cakes Served with a tangy bistro sauce

Stuffed Mushrooms Mushroom caps stuffed with goat cheese and bacon or goat cheese and spinach

Pigs in a Blanket

Mac & Cheese Bites Deep fried macaroni and cheese

Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce

Lime Marinated Chicken Satay with Avocado Cream Dipping Sauce

Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Beef Satay with Teriyaki Sauce

Vegetable Spring Rolls

Grilled Baby Lamb Chops

Caramelized Onion & Swiss Toast Points

Raspberry & Brie Filo Pockets

Nugget Kabobs Traditional with Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce or Buffalo Style with Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce

Mini Cheeseburgers

Sesame Chicken Nuggets Served with pineapple chunks.

Mini Empanadas Authentic beef, chicken, or black bean & corn Empanadas.

Coconut Shrimp or Chicken Skewers Served with pineapple salsa.

Chicken Parm Sliders Chicken cutlet topped with Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese

Assorted Mini Quiche

Wild Mushroom Tart

Mini Baked Potatoes with Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream and Crispy Bacon Bits

Mini Pulled Pork Sliders

Blackened Shrimp Kabobs

Bacon Wrapped Pineapple Shrimp

Wild Mushroom Filo Pockets

Assorted Quesadillas Diced Grilled Chicken or Steak with Cheddar Cheese or Pulled Pork with Caramelized Onion and Pepper Jack Cheese.

Mini Sole Sandwich Fried filet of sole topped with lettuce & tartar sauce.

Mini Reuben Sandwiches on Rye

 

 

 

M A I N  E N T R E E S

POULTRY

Half Tray $50.00 (Half Tray Yields Approx. 12-15 Servings)

Chicken Tuscany Chicken breast sautéed with tomatoes, white wine, artichokes and olives.

Chicken Bruschetta Chicken Cutlets topped with melted mozzarella and our house made bruschetta and garnished with arugula

Chicken Scarpiello Chicken breast sautéed with onions, sliced cherry peppers and hot sausage in a light wine sauce.

Chicken Marsala Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with Marsala wine and mushrooms.

Chicken Parmigiana Lightly breaded chicken breast pan-fried in olive oil, baked in a house tomato sauce and topped with mozzarella.

Cajun Chicken Cutlets Lightly breaded chicken breast seasoned with cajun spices.  Perfect alone or on a sandwich!

Roasted Chicken Free-range chicken pieces dusted with assorted spices and baked with olive oil to perfection.

Chicken Francese Sautéed egg-battered chicken cutlet in lemon butter white wine sauce.

Chicken Piccata Sautéed chicken with lemon white wine butter sauce and garnished with capers and sliced lemons.

Barbecue Chicken Assorted chicken pieces brushed with tangy barbecue sauce.

Hand Carved Turkey Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with pan gravy (market price)

CARNE

Roasted Carved Filet Mignon Slow roasted to medium rare and served with horseradish sauce

** Also available marinated, uncooked and ready to roast! (complete with instructions!)

Marinated Grilled Sirloin Marinated sirloin, grilled medium-rare, sliced and served with mushroom au jus.

Teriyaki Marinated Skirt Steak  Skirt steak soaked in a soy and teriyaki marinade for 24 hours and char grilled.

Italian Meatballs Traditional Italian meatballs served in our homemade marinara sauce.

Scarpelli’s Sausage and Peppers Grilled Scarpelli sausage with sauteed onions and red and green peppers.

Grandpa Carpenteri’s Sliced Roast Beef USDA Choice Roast Beef cooked to a perfect medium rare.  Our Family recipe served with pan gravy.

Roasted and Chilled Filet Mignon Sliced filet mignon fanned on a platter and garnished with french bread rounds and roasted peppers.  Served with horseradish sauce.  Available on toast points or with toast points on the side.

VEGETABLES

Half Tray $40.00 – $45.00 (Half Tray Yields Approx. 12-15 Servings)

Roasted Broccoli Florets Fresh broccoli tossed with roasted garlic.

Roasted Potatoes and Grape Tomatoes Roasted with olive oil, rosemary and garlic.

Braised Kale Steamed Kale sauteed with bacon, garlic and sliced red onion.

Glazed Baby Carrots Baby carrots glazed with brown sugar.

Warm Green Bean and Potato Salad

Cous Cous with Asparagus, Peas and Snap Peas

Warm Quinoa Salad with Grape Tomatoes & Olives

Julienned Vegetables Assorted seasonal vegetables lightly seasoned and sautéed in a light butter sauce.

Grilled Vegetables Assorted seasonal vegetables marinated in olive oil, lemon and balsamic vinegar, lightly grilled.

California Vegetable Medley Broccoli, mini carrots and cauliflower crowns sautéed in a light butter sauce.

String Beans Almondine Steamed fresh string beans in a light butter sauce, topped with toasted almonds.

Roasted Rosemary New Potatoes Oven roasted red potatoes seasoned with olive oil and rosemary.

Loaded Sweet Potatoes Cubed, roasted sweet potatoes sauteed with bacon, onion and sweet corn.

Spanish Style Carrots & Cauliflower Sauteed and drizzled with a roasted pepper and cumin puree and topped with fresh cilantro.

Tina’s Orzo Salad Orzo tossed with pine nuts, fresh arugula and balsamic.  Available hot or cold.

Grilled Asparagus Brushed with olive oil and garlic.

GARDEN PASTA

Half Tray $40.00 – $50.00 (Half Tray Yields Approx. 12-15 Servings)

Penne a la Vodka Tube pasta in a tomato based cream sauce consisting of onions, olive oil and prosciutto.

Penne Primavera Assorted fresh vegetables sautéed with olive oil and garlic and tossed with penne pasta.

Rigatoni Italiano Rigatoni mixed with crumbled Scarpelli sausage and broccoli rabe sauteed with garlic and olive oil

Salmon Piccata Salmon and baby shrimp tossed with tri-color fusilli in a lemon and white wine sauce

Rigatoni alla Filletto Rigatoni tossed with roasted tomatoes, smoky bacon, sliced sausage in a light marinara sauce.

Mac Syke’s Meat Mac Elbow macaroni & crumbled beef mixed with our tomato sauce and grated parmasean.  A GC Favorite!

VEGETARIAN

Eggplant Rollitini Lightly battered eggplant slices sautéed and rolled with seasoned ricotta cheese and baked in marinara sauce.

Eggplant Parmigiana Sliced eggplant, baked with mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce, sprinkled with parmesan cheese.

FISH

Ancho Glazed Salmon Flaky Salmon with a sweet and savory ancho chili glaze.

Grilled Salmon Filet Grilled light and flaky.  Available in our soy marinade or olive oil and lemon marinade.

Lime Grilled Shrimp Jumbo Shrimp marinated in a lime and cilantro marinade.   Perfect over salads, pasta or on their own.

Shrimp Scampi Shrimp sautéed with garlic and olive oil in a light lemon butter sauce.

Shrimp Fra Diavlo Shrimp sauteed in our spicy fra diavlo sauce.

Sole Francese Sautéed egg-battered filet in lemon butter white wine sauce.

COLD PLATTERS

Filet Mignon Platter Slow roasted to medium rare and served with horseradish sauce

** Also available marinated, uncooked and ready to roast! (complete with instructions!)

SALADS

Tossed Garden Salad Mixed greens topped with tomatoes, carrots and cucumbers with house made vinaigrette and crumbled gorgonzola.

Southwest Salad Grilled Chicken, corn, black beans, jicama, diced tomatoes, tortilla strips and BBQ Ranch dressing on the side.

Caesar Salad Classic Caesar salad with romaine hearts, croutons and zesty dressing.

Tomato & NY Mozzarella Salad Yonkers NY mozzarella with sliced tomatoes, fresh basil leaf and extra virgin olive oil.

Wild Rice Salad with Grilled Chicken & Cranberries Wild rice and herbed grilled chicken, cranberries & walnuts tossed with lemon juice and extra virgin olive oil.

Gemelli Pasta Salad Tossed with Feta cheese, olives and tomatoes.

Shrimp & Asparagus Penne Salad Shrimp sautéed in garlic lemon butter, tossed with asparagus and penne pasta with fresh basil sauce.

Tomato and Cucumber Salad

Grilled Corn and Tomato Salad Grilled corn tossed with tomatoes, cilantro and bacon.

Cous Cous Salad Served with diced Mushrooms, zucchini and carrots.

Greek Salad Feta, pepperoncini peppers & olives, served with homemade dressing.

Cranberry Pear Walnut Salad Mixed greens with pears, walnuts, Gorgonzola, cranberries served with a balsamic vinaigrette

Quinoa Salad with Olives, Cucumbers and Grape Tomatoes

Grilled Vegetable Salad Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini and Squash Tossed with Grape Tomatoes, Olive Oil and Fresh Basil

Orzo Salad Tossed with Feta and Greek Olives or with Arugula, Pine Nuts and Tomatoes

Farro Salad with Fresh Parsley

OLD TIME FAVORITES

Buffalo Wings served with blue cheese dressing

BBQ Ribs

Garden Catering’s World Famous Chicken Nuggets

Fried Jumbo Shrimp

Fried Chicken

Fried Mushroom & Zucchini

Fried Potato Cones

Fried Jalapeno Poppers

Fried Corn Fritters

Fried Onion Rings

Fried Mozzarella Sticks

COLD CUT PLATTERS

Cold cut platter with roasted turkey breast, roast beef, boiled ham, assorted imported and domestic cheeses.

Includes rolls and all condiments.

FOOT LONG WEDGES

Italian Style- Ham, salami, pepperoni, capicola and Provolone cheese. Garnished with lettuce, tomato and a blend of Italian spices and vinaigrette dressing. $20.00 ft.

Garden Special Chicken Cutlet- Grilled chicken or chicken cutlet with fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, lettuce and tomato, light oil and vinegar dressing. $20.00 ft.

American Style- Fresh roast beef, oven roasted turkey breast, boiled ham, swiss cheese, garnished with lettuce, tomato and a choice of dressing on the side. $20.00 ft

Vegetable Combo- Fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, grilled eggplant and zucchini, garnished with fresh basil leaf $18.00 ft.

WRAP TRAYS

A selection of freshly made wraps including:

Turkey and Swiss

Grilled Chicken Caesar

Chicken Cutlet w/Roasted Pepper & Mozzarella

Grilled Vegetables & Mozzarella

(please ask for additional selections)

BUSINESS & OFFICE OPTIONS

Menu #1

A selection of wraps and sandwiches with our house-made pasta salad; plus dessert of cookies, brownies and blondies, an assortment of potato chips and individual sodas.  Plate set up, serving utensils and all condiments are included.

$13.95 per person- minimum 15 guests

Menu #2

A simple easy menu to liven up any meeting.  Choice of 1 chicken, 1 pasta, 1 green salad, full plate set up & dessert platter included.

$15.95 per person- minimum 15 guests

The Corporate Sandwich Bar

Enjoy a mix of our 5 best selling hot sandwiches served on rolls or wraps.  Choose from Steak & Cheese, Grilled Chicken Wrap, Italian Chicken Cutlet, Meatball Parm, Buffalo Chicken Wrap, Reuben, & Grilled Chicken Caesar Wrap.

Bar includes all necessary condiments.

$7.50 per sandwich/wrap + tax & delivery

BREAKFAST

Continental Breakfast Service

Fresh sliced bagels, assorted mini danish, fresh baked mini muffins, seasonal fruit salad, coffee, tea, decaf and Tropicana Orange Juice.  All condiments included.

$9.95 per person- minimum 15 guests

“Get it While it’s Hotsy!” Breakfast Bonanza

Nothing gets a meeting going like Hotsy’s Chili!

A selection of our most popular breakfast sandwiches and wraps.  Accompanied by fruit, Tropicana Orange Juice, yogurt parfaits & coffee with all the fixins.  Plate set up and serving utensils included.

$10.95 per person- minimum 15 guests

 

THE COMPLETE PARTY PACKAGE

Minimum Service for 30 people

$16.95 per person

House-made Tortilla Chips with Pico de Gallo & Guacamole or Tomato Bruschetta- Assorted Wrap Platter- Choice of 1 Pasta , 1 Chicken and 1 Salad

(All condiments included)

HOT & COLD BUFFET

Minimum Service for 30 people

$19.95 per person

Tossed Salad – Assorted Breads – Choice of 1 Pasta, 1 Chicken, 1 Vegetable-

Sliced Sirloin - Seasonal Fruit Salad

(All condiments included)

 

FULL EVENT CATERING STAFF

Including Bartenders are available upon request

Ask about private facility availability

We reserve the right to require minimum orders of any item.

CT sales tax of 6.35% will be added to all orders.

15% plate service and delivery charge may be applied

Garden Catering's Nugget Points!