Please contact us at 848-932-8044 during the business hours of 8:30 am-4:30 pm M-F To place your order please provide your request at least 3 business days prior to the date of service. Rutgers Catering will make every effort to accommodate late orders, additional charges may apply.

Catering staff will arrive approximately 2 hours prior to the contracted start time to begin setup, and will remain until cleanup has been completed. Please contact a catering rep for server and culinary staff charges.

White tablecloths, your choice of linen napkin color, china and glassware services are provided at no additional charge.

*If you would like to create a “wow factor”, ask a catering representative about the custom tablecloths available for rent and priced accordingly. Rutgers Catering will also arrange for floral centerpieces, designed to accommodate any floral budget.


Let us Serve You

25 person minimum

Freshly prepared selections from the garden, field and sea

*If you would like to offer your guests more than one entrée choice, the maximum choice we offer is 3, and we ask that you provide catering with the counts for each entrée at least 1 week prior to your event

$48 per person


Your served meal includes a choice of first course, chef made entrée, house made dessert and fresh baked dinner rolls & butter, chef’s choice of appropriate vegetable & starch and Seattle’s Best fresh brewed coffee & decaf and tea service. Please make your catering rep aware of any special dietary needs

*View our Party Starters, RU Thirsty and Signature Small Bites packages for reception ideas and ask about bar options.

Menu Notes

VG: Vegan

VT: Vegetarian

GF: Gluten-Free

RB: Rutgers Bakeshop

First Course

Caprese salad with garden fresh basil, vine ripe tomato, mozzarella & balsamic drizzle GF/VT

Fresh-made kale ribbon salad with toasted almonds & cranberries GF/VG/VT

Mixed baby greens, tomato & cucumber with house made vinaigrette GF/VG/VT

Baby spinach with feta cheese, Mandarin oranges and house made honey-vinaigrette GF/VT

Baby arugula salad with grapes, ricotta salata and house made champagne vinaigrette GF/VT

Fare from the Field

Lemon crusted French chicken breast

Chili-lime roasted chicken breast GF

Toasted sesame crusted chicken breast with ginger-soy glaze

Marinated flat iron steak GF (Market Price)

Boneless braised beef short ribs (Market Price)

Sliced pork loin with house made mango chutney GF

Petit Filet Mignon- market price

Fresh from the Sea

Arctic Char with fresh herbs GF

Grilled Salmon with red onion chutney GF

Potato crusted Cod veloute

Extra fancy jumbo lump crab cakes $5 each

Baked Grouper with romesco Sauce

* Halibut & Chilean Seabass are available at market price

Freshly Prepared Vegan & Vegetarian Selections

Wild mushroom & artichoke ragout with cumin roasted chickpeas & wilted spinach GF/VG/VT

Black bean & sweet potato burritos VT Roasted carrot Osso bucco with creamy polenta VT

Hearty chili with brown rice & vegan cheddar cheese GF/VG/VT Cauliflower fried rice

GF/VG/VT Rich lentil curry with eggplant & tomato over basmati rice GF/VG/VT

Wild mushroom and garden fresh asparagus risotto VT

Quinoa cake with saffron-red pepper coulis GF/VG/VT

Fresh Baked Desserts

Chocolate trilogy cake VT

Orchard’s harvest berry tart with mascarpone crème VT

Hazelnut torte VT

Chocolate ganache layer cake VT

White flourless chocolate cake GF/ VT

Fried Crème Puffs with whipped cream & seasonal berries VT

Creamy ricotta or cream cheese cheesecake VT

Fresh baked apple croustade VT

Lemoncello cake VT

Orchard’s harvest seasonal fruit. GF/VG/VT