Catering Central

About

1558 Gladding Ct. Milpitas CA 95035Call Us: (650) 961-3300

Catering Central is a San Francisco Bay Area-based catering company. We provide high-quality food for company events and meetings, as well as for private social events, like parties and receptions. We understand that food is culture-driven, and we create a range of flavorful dishes to please the palates of our diverse Bay Area community. At Catering Central, we feature a variety of menus, highlighting gourmet dishes that incorporate fresh, locally grown, and sustainable produce. We also offer ethnic menus that incorporate the spices and ingredients of regional cuisines.

We are pleased to serve the following Peninsula locations: Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford University, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Foster City, Belmont, and San Mateo.

Weddings: Buffet? Plated? Family Style?

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To plate, or not to plate: that is the question.

We all want a wedding reception meal to be memorable for the right reasons, so there is a lot of weight placed on this decision. Is your wedding a Black Tie event? Very formal occasions are best matched with plated cuisine. Is it super casual? Go for a buffet! These seem to be well-worn rules for events. Done deal, right?

Since rules were made to be broken, let’s think about a few considerations that come into play when going into crazy rule-breaker mode. Let’s observe logistics; if you’re holding the reception in a small space, it might be worth considering a food option that requires the least amount of guest movement possible. Family style is perfect for relatively casual affairs in small spaces.

If you’re plating up, offer choices like an alternate drop instead of just assuming girls like chicken and guys want beef. Know your crowd – find out if you need to have vegetarian, gluten-free or paleo options available ahead of time.

If you’re going to do a buffet, make a clear plan! Have your MC tell the crowd how to go about the buffet. Cover where they will form a line, which direction they will go and which tables will go when. Make sure the elderly are taken care of, and nobody gets trampled on the way to the food station.

Finally, whichever way you end up going – for the love of all that is good – make sure there is enough food for everyone!

Corporate Services

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Welcome to Catering Central Corporate Services. It is our pleasure to assist you with your corporate catering needs. We work with large and small companies and customize our menus to your needs and budget. We are happy to provide food delivery, wait staff, and serving equipment upon request.

Our menus reflect the taste and desires of our clients. We offer a variety of delectable dishes made from fresh ingredients, using locally grown produce. We also offer a wide variety of ethnic menus, with flavors sure to please any palate.


Corporate Catering Services

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Food Delivery Available
  • Large and Small Companies
  • VIP Meetings and Events
  • Company BBQ’s
  • Corporate Events
  • Waitstaff Available
  • Serving Equipment Available

Sample Menus

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Corporate Menu (Lunch and Dinner)

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We accept all major credit cards and company checks.

We are pleased to serve the following Peninsula locations: Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford University, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Foster City, Belmont, and San Mateo.

Private / Social Events

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Catering Central will help you design your next party, creating an elegant and memorable event for your guests. We can custom-design menus according to your preferences and can help you select a party venue.

Our menus reflect the taste and desires of our clients. We offer a variety of delectable dishes made from fresh ingredients, using locally grown produce. We also offer a wide variety of ethnic menus, with flavors sure to please any palate.

Please take a moment to visit our extensive list of sample menus for event planning inspiration.


Sample Menus

PDF DOWNLOAD SECTION

 

Private / Social Events Buffet Menu (Lunch and Dinner)

FULL MENU

 

We are pleased to serve the following Peninsula locations: Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford University, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Foster City, Belmont, and San Mateo.

Sample Menus / Services

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Whether you choose from our sample menus or ask us to create a customized menu for your special occasion, rest assured that Catering Central will offer unparalleled quality in both the food we create for you and the service we provide.

Our menus reflect the taste and desires of our clients. We offer a variety of delectable dishes made from fresh ingredients, using locally grown produce. We also offer a wide variety of ethnic menus, with flavors sure to please any palate.

The following services are available to you as a Catering Central client:

 

Corporate Catering Services

  • Lunch/Dinner
  • Large and Small Companies
  • VIP Meetings and Events
  • Company BBQs
  • Corporate Events
  • Food Delivery Available
  • Waitstaff Available
  • Serving Equipment Available
  • Luncheons
  • Cocktail Parties
  • Private BBQ’s
  • Dinner Parties
  • Engagement Parties
  • Anniversary Parties
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Memorial Services
  • Private Fundraisers
  • Food Delivery Available
  • Waitstaff Available
  • Serving Equipment Available


Prices are determined by menu choice, produce seasonality, staffing needs, rental equipment, and frequency of service.

We are pleased to serve the following Peninsula locations: Sunnyvale, Mountain View, Los Altos, Palo Alto, Menlo Park, Stanford University, Portola Valley, Redwood City, Redwood Shores, San Carlos, Foster City, Belmont, and San Mateo.


Gallery

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Visit our photo gallery for event planning inspiration! Call our office at (650) 961-3300 to order food for your next event.

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