Full-Service Catering for Buffalo NY

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Please know that prices are subject to adjustment based on the price of meat and poultry at the time of your event.

Jump To: Traditional Barbecue |European Wedding Buffet | Buffet Style 1 | Buffet Style 2 | Hors D’Oeuvres | Sit Down Dinner | Family Style | Sicilian Table

At Chiavetta’s Catering, we offer full-service BBQ catering throughout Buffalo, Lockport, Amherst & Hamburg, NY and the surrounding area. With options to suit every taste, we strive to be your choice for corporate caterers, event catering & wedding catering in Western New York.

We are proud to offer both full-service, and drop off catering of our famous delicious BBQ chicken available in both traditional barbecue and buffet options. No matter what your event, the unique & universally loved flavors of Chiavetta’s best BBQ, will be sure to leave your guests raving.

With a variety of menu options and pricing available, we are sure to have a catering menu that is right for you. The menus below are examples of standard event catering selections. Substitutions and custom pricing available upon request.

Important Information Regarding Our Catering Services:

  • Please call early to have the best availability of dates.
  • For payment, a $100, non-refundable deposit is required upon return of signed contract. Fifty percent of balance due 10 days in advance. The complete balance is due no later than date of event. Payment schedules are available.
  • Please note sales tax and service charges will be added to all prices.
  • Our BBQ chicken and other menu items prepared on location. Staff members are present to service your guests.
  • Buffet is typically set up for one hour. Serving time may be extended for an additional service charge.
  • Excessive delays in the start of serving time may result in a service charge. Please see your contract for details.
  • Leftovers will be packaged and left for you. Refrigeration is the customer’s responsibility.
  • We charge a taxable % administrative fee for the administration of special events. This administrative fee is not a gratuity, or charge purported to be a gratuity, and will not be distributed as a gratuity to employees who may provide you with a service. Please contact us for clarification.

Bowl-PotatoSalad

~ Traditional Barbeque Menu ~

  • 1/2 Chiavetta’s Barbeque Chicken
  • Homemade Potato Salad
  • Tossed Garden Salad w/ Chiavetta’s Ital. Dressing
  • Baked Beans (our own special recipe)
  • Dinner Rolls and Butter
  • Sheet Cake
  • Coffee & Tea

The menu is served buffet style with heavy-duty plastic plates, 1-ply napkins, and plastic utensils (upgrades to stainless silverware and linen available).

Pricing:
75 person minimum…$1087.50 base charge (for first 75 people)…$12.75 per each additional person
125 – 199 people…….. $12.75 per person(No base charge)
200 – 299 people…….. $12.25 per person(No base charge)
300 people or more…….$11.50 per person(No base charge)

China Service available @ $2.00/person & 15% *Service

 A 125 minimum may apply on some peak-season dates. Please call for availability.

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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~ European Wedding Buffet ~

  • Chiavetta’s Barbeque Boneless Chicken Breast
  • Roast Beef on Weck or Seeded Rolls
  • Parsley Buttered Red-Skinned Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese
  • Tri-Color Basil Infused Tortellini Salad
  • Tossed Garden Salad w/ Spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, etc. with Chiavetta’s Ital. Dressing
  • Greek Bow Tie Pasta Salad
  • Mediterranean Appetizer Tray
  • Coffee & Milk
  • Condiments

The menu is buffet style with stainless silverware, 3-ply paper napkins and table covering.

Pricing:
125 people minimum on paper…………..$19.75 per person (10% *Service)
(Foam plates and coffee cups)

125 people minimum on China…………$21.75 per person (15% *Service)
(China plates and coffee cups with saucers – sit-down coffee service included)

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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TunaPastaSalad

~ Buffet Style Dinner I ~

  • Breaded, Oven-Baked Chicken
  • Roast Beef on Weck or Seeded Rolls
  • Pasta with Homemade Meat Sauce
  • Potato Augratin
  • Tossed Garden Salad w/ Chiavetta’s Ital. Dressing
  • Fresh Fruit Trays
  • Homemade Greek Bow Tie Pasta Salad
  • Homemade Macaroni & Tuna Salad
  • Relish Trays
  •  Condiments
  •  Coffee & Tea

The menu is buffet style with stainless silverware, 3-ply paper napkins and table covering.

Pricing:
125 people minimum on paper…………..$19.75 per person (10% *Service)
(Foam plates and coffee cups)

125 people minimum on China…………$21.75 per person (15% *Service)
(China plates and coffee cups with saucers – sit-down coffee service included)

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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FireRoastedVeggies

~ Buffet Style Dinner II ~

  • Chiavetta’s Barbecue Chicken 1/4’s
  • Charcoal Roasted Flank Steak
  • Homemade Potato Salad
  • Tossed Garden Salad w/ Spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, etc. with Chiavetta’s Ital. Dressing
  • Fresh Grilled Vegetables: Onions, Mushrooms, Zucchini, Summer Squash, Bell Peppers
  • Dinner Rolls & Butter
  • Dessert: Assorted Cookies, Mini Cream Puffs, Turnovers, Brownies, Baklava, etc.
  • Coffee & Tea

The menu is buffet style with stainless silverware, 3-ply napkins and table covering.

Pricing:
100 people minimum on paper……………………..$19.50 per person (10% *Service)
(Foam plates and coffee cups)

100 people minimum on China………….…………$21.50 per person (15% *Service)
(China plates and coffee cups with saucers – sit-down coffee service included)

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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~ Hors D’Oeuvres ~

Hors D’Oeuvres can be added to your menu for a 1-Hour Service prior to Dinner

Option #1

  • Assorted Cheeses and Crackers
  • Assorted Fresh Vegetables w/Ranch

Add $2.75/person

Option #2

  • Assorted Cheeses and Crackers
  • Assorted Fresh Vegetables w/Ranch
  • Assorted Mini Quiche
  • Swedish Meatballs

Add $3.75/person

Option #3

  • Assorted Cheeses and Crackers
  • Assorted Fresh Vegetables w/Ranch
  • Assorted Mini Quiche
  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Stuffed Mushrooms

Add $4.50/person

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~ Sit Down Dinner ~

– Tossed Garden Salad with Chiavetta’s Italian Dressing

Entree (Choice of One)

  • Prime Rib of Beef – Call to inquire about current market pricing
  • 12-14 oz. Charcoal Broiled Strip Steak – Call to inquire about current market pricing
  • 10-12 oz. Charcoal Broiled Strip Steak – Call to inquire about current market pricing
  •  Stuffed Chicken Breast @ $18.50 per person
  • Stuffed Pork Chops @ $17.50 per person

Potato (Choice of One)

  • Red-skinned smashed potatoes
  • Potato Augratin
  • Parsley buttered potatoes
  • Dill buttered potatoes
  • Oven roasted potato wedges
  • Wild rice blend

Vegetable (Choice of One)

  • Italian mixed vegetables
  • Whole green beans & almonds
  • Mini green beans & mushroom caps
  • Chunky cauliflower
  • Mexican corn
  • Mixed grilled vegetables (available at $1.00 additional per person)
  • Dinner Rolls w/ butter
  • Coffee, Tea, and Milk
  • Dessert Tray: Mini Assorted Cookies, Mini Turnovers, Mini Cream Puffs, Brownies, Baklava, etc.

Full table service on China (includes dinner plates, coffee cups & saucers, dessert plates, etc.) with stainless silverware

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

125 person minimum………see above pricing (15% *Service) 

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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ChickenDinnerPlate2

~ Family Style Dinner ~

$23.50 per person plus 15% *Service (100 Person minimum)

  • Tossed garden salad with spring mix, tomatoes, cucumbers, croutons, etc. with Chiavetta’s Italian Dressing
  •  Pasta with homemade marinara sauce and mini meatballs
  • Assorted dinner rolls & butter, mini muffins, and cinnamon rolls
  • Coffee & Tea

Entrees (choice of 2)

  • Sliced top round of beef with gravy
  • Sliced breast of turkey with gravy
  • Sliced ham with pineapple sauce
  • Oven baked breaded chicken
  • Oven baked breaded center cut pork chop
  • Chicken breast parmesan
  • Chicken breast with mushroom sauce
  • Chiavetta’s barbequed grilled boneless chicken breast

Entrees available at an additional cost per person:

  • Sliced prime rib of beef with au jus – Call to inquire about current market pricing
  • Stuffed chicken breast with béarnaise sauce – $1.50
  • Chicken cordon bleu with béarnaise sauce – $1.50
  • Hand cut roasted pork loin – $1.75
  • Hand cut charcoal-grilled flank steak – $2.75

Potato (choice of one)

  • Red-skinned mashed potatoes
  • Potato Augratin
  • Parsley buttered potatoes
  • Dill buttered potatoes
  • Oven roasted potato wedges
  • Wild rice blend

Vegetable (choice of one)

  • Italian mixed vegetables
  • Whole green beans & almonds
  • Mini green beans & mushroom caps
  • Chunky cauliflower
  • Mexican corn
  • Mixed grilled vegetables (available at $0.75 additional per person)

Dessert (choice of one)

  • Ice cream with strawberries
  • Dessert trays placed on tables

Additional dessert items (available at an additional cost per person)

  • New York style cheesecake with fresh strawberries – $2.00
  • Deep dish apple pie with ice cream – $1.75
  • Bumble berry pie with ice cream – $1.75
  • Triple layer chocolate cake – $1.75
  • Fresh strawberry shortcake – $2.50

Family style service on china with stainless steel flatware.

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

Hors D’Oeuvres Options

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Bowl-Spirals

~ Sicilian Table Menu ~

THE STARTERS

  • Assorted Pizzas
  • Grilled Eggplant with Basil & Garlic
  • Grilled Asparagus with Balsamic Vinegar & Olive Oil
  • Grilled Zucchini & Summer Squash w/ Chiavetta’s Italian Dressing
  • Provalone Cheese
  • Tuscany Crackers & Breads

THE SALADS & VEGETABLES

  • Tossed Garden Salad with Romaine, Springmix, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Radishes, & Chiavetta’s Italian Dressing
  • Marinated Tri-color Tortellini Salad
  • Macaroni & Tuna Salad
  • Fresh Mozzerella & Tomato Salad
  • Green Bean Salad with Onion & Pimento Strips
  • Marinated Mushroom & Artichoke Salad
  • Marinated Olive Salad
  • Baby Pea & Scallion Salad
  • Assorted Italian Specialty Breads & Butter

THE MAIN

  • Charcoal Roasted Top Rounds of Beef Sliced at Buffet
  • Wecks, Plain Rolls, Catsup, & Horseradish
  • Chiavetta’s BBQ Chicken Breasts
  • Italian Sausage with Peppers & Onions
  • Meatballs in Sauce w/ Grated Cheese

THE ENDINGS

  • Chocolate Cake
  • Carrot Cake
  • Coconut Cake
  • Cannoli
  • Apple Turnovers
  • Lemon Bars
  • Brownies
  • Cream Puffs

Buffet service on 10″ foam plate, stainless steel silverware, 3-ply paper table covering & napkins.

Linen table coverings & napkins available at $7.50 additional per table

150 person minimum………$32.50 per person & 10% *Service

China Service available @ $2.00/person & 15% *Service

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* We charge a taxable % Administrative Fee for the administration of special events. This administrative fee is not a gratuity, or charge purported to be a gratuity, and will not be distributed as a gratuity to employees who may provide you with a service