Are you planning a March Madness party? Or is it your turn to host book club? Either way, hosting friends and family can be stressful, because you never know what to feed everyone. Instead of spending hours shopping for groceries, cooking and making a mess of your kitchen, consider getting it catered. Plenty of local restaurants offer it and at a great price. Plus, can you really put a price on your sanity?
Here are a few Delaware restaurants that can cater your next party.
Metro Diner offers an array of breakfast, lunch and dinner options on its new catering menu. From classics like shrimp & grits, biscuits & gravy, signature fried chicken, to breakfast and lunch sandwich platters, salads, sides and hot and cold beverage options. Now through March 31, enjoy $25 off your first Metro Diner catering order of $100 or more when you place it online, weekdays only, using the promo code WINTER2019. To place your order, visit metrodiner.com/catering.
Another great comfort food spot is Where Pigs Fly. Order some pulled pig sandwiches with some broccoli salad and baked beans and you are good to go. Ribs, chicken and even macaroni and cheese are also available. Pricing starts at $13 per person for lunch (Monday-Friday) and dinner is $14 per person (Monday-Thursday). Visit wherepigsflyrestaurant.com/catering for more information.
Abbott’s on Broad Creek has party platters (think wings and shrimp cocktail) as well as a variety of sandwiches and salads. Check out their private dining menu if you are looking for something more formal. Visit abbottsgrill.com for pricing and menu options.
photo courtesy of Metro Diner
Big Fish Events can turn your ho-hum party into something unforgettable. If you can dream it, Big Fish can make it happen. If you are located upstate, email Amy Sassaman or call 658-9070. Downstate, email Susan Sokowski or call 226-0500. Visit bigfishevents.com for more information.
La Fia Bistro in Wilmington caters lunch and dinner and the menu options are divine. Choose from soups, salads and sandwiches, which are served with house cut chips. There are also lunch entrees like chicken picatta, steak frites and mushroom ravioli. Call 543-5574 or email your order to email@example.com.
Drip Café may be known for its incredible brunch and coffee, but the restaurant can also deliver everything from breakfast to a full dinner buffet. Meals can also accommodate a variety of dietary needs including vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. Visit hockessin.dripcafede.com for more information.
Caffé Gelato offers full-service catering with waitstaff and even certified bartenders. Menus include hors d’oeuvres, salads, entrées and dessert starting at just $25 per person. Call 533-0201, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit caffegelatocatering.com for more information.
Enjoy customized menus for a variety of dietary styles and events from Home Grown Café, which can help you plan and staff your event. Choose from their lunch, brunch, holiday, formal dinner or cocktail party menus. To inquire about on-site catering for special events, email email@example.com or call 266-6993.
Toscana’s catering menu will please even the pickiest eaters—options include cheese trays, wings, gourmet sandwich trays and even buffet salads—yum. Visit piccolinatoscana.com for more information.