Big Apple Catering Sample Menus

Create a Memorable Experience for Your Catered Event with Big Apple Catering

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When time comes to plan the menu for your special event, Big Apple Catering will work together with you to create a customized menu that considers your needs, budget and event theme.

Please have a look at these samples of customized menus created for previous events, and call us today to discuss your next event.


All our bartenders have Serving It Right Certificates. Elevate your event by having Big Apple Catering do the bar service as well as your food.

Wedding Buffet Menus

Weddings: At Big Apple Catering we know that couples are excited about the big day approaching and that can also bring on nerves as they want a perfect day. That is why we cater to your taste and budget and will customize a menu to suit you. We will ensure your wedding day dream becomes a reality.

We also cater other wedding events such as

  • Rehearsal dinners
  • Engagement parties
  • Bridal luncheons
  • Family brunches
  • And the Wedding Reception with dining options such as buffet, cocktail, just desserts with a chocolate fountain or a combination.
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All Day Employee Training – Menu

Minimum for 12 persons

Box Lunches

Retirement Party – Menu

Company BBQ – Menu

Picnics Menu

Picnics provide a great way to celebrate a variety of functions.

Minimum 50 persons: Choose two entrees, three sides, one fruit and one sweet. We always have garden burgers available, free of charge. Menu includes fresh rolls, condiments (mayo, ketchup, mustard, relish, onions, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese slices) dessert squares or cookies and watermelon or fruit tray.

Rentals: We can rent any other items that you may need for the picnic such as linens, dishes, cutlery etc. to complete any picnic event. We rent from Triple T Party Rentals and the cost is added to your final bill.
For paper products and plastic utensils the cost is 1.25 cents per person.

Pricing: The price per person is based on 50 guests and the projected time of 2 hours. This does not include the service charge or taxes. Service Charge: Service charge includes the packing, travel, setting up of equipment, food preparation and onsite grilling crew. Cost of service charge is $150.00 for up to 100 guests. Add service charge of 50.00 for each additional 100 guests. (This is for additional staff needed)

Depending on which items you choose for your picnic – such as the pastas – these may be picked up or delivered. The delivery price ranges from $25.99 to $29.99.

Add pop or bottled water for $2.00

Cocktail Reception Menu

50 person minimum. Prices range from $24.99 – $33.99 per person, depending on menu choices. Plus add service staff for a catered affair of $150.00+ depending on the size of the function.

Items are Designed and Displayed on Trays and Chafing Dish Service. As a rule, guests enjoy about 8 appetizers the first hour and 6 appetizers the second hour of the party. Most parties serve food for 2 hours. Example: for a party with 25 guests, you would need 350 pieces based on a two hour reception.

Enhance Your Cocktail Reception with our Chef Carved Roast Beef or Baked Ham. Minimum requirement of 6 Hors d’oeuvres selections before adding a hot Chef Carve Station for $5.99 per person, plus a $50.00 Attendant Fee will apply for all Carve Stations.
GST (5%) is added to all items.

Choose 7 different Hors d’oeuvres from our Hot or Cold selection.

Celebration of Life Menu

For full service catering add $150.00 for two service staff; for up to 100 guests for 3 hours. 1 additional server required for each additional 100 guests at $75 each. Minimum 50 guests.

Drop off or full service for options 1 & 2. For full service, see above for cost of staff. Options 1 & 2 may be drop off options

Catering with Style & Taste
Pay your guests the ultimate compliment ... call Big Apple Catering today.
Vivian cell: 250-618-2954, 250-591-9803