Looking for delicious gourmet food with variety for your next special event? Look no further! Catering By Carter takes pride in catering only the most delicious food!



Menu Choices

We can do any menu you like. Hot or cold sandwiches, hot buffet or hors d'oeuvres. Weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, reunions, large or small, we will work with you to make your gathering special.

Hot Buffet Includes:

1 salad, 2 Entrees, 1 Vegetable and 1 Starch

Rolls with butter included

Salad Choices:

Seven Layer Salad, Lettuce with Tomatoes & Cucumbers, Coleslaw, Fruit Salad

EntrĂ©e Choices:

Ham, Roast Beef, Turkey, Pork Roast, Mississippi Mud Pot Roast, Beef Tips, Chicken Alfredo, Chicken Medallions, Swedish Meatballs.

Vegetable Choices:

Corn, Green Beans, Baby Carrots or California Blend (requires kitchen with stove): Cauliflower, Broccli & Carrots

Starch Choices:

Pasta, Rice Pilaf, Baked Potatoes or Mashed Potatoes with Beef, Turkey or Pork Gravy

Also Available:

Cheese and Cracker Tray (Serves Approximately 100)......$160.00

Veggie Tray, Including Dip (Serves Approximately 100)......$160.00

For Parties 50 or Under: Stuffed Chicken Breast or Prime Rib. Each dinner comes with salad, choice of potato and a roll......$16.00 per person.



* Due to COVID-19 precautions this is temporarily unavailable.

Beverages...........................$.75 per person, cups included

Punch, Coffee, Water, Lemonade or Sweet Tea


Lunch Menu

Choices of Sandwiches: Either Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef, Cheesy Bacon-Ranch Shredded Chicken, Pulled Pork or Shredded Beef with Barbeque Sauce on the side.

Barbecue made with Hamburger or Shredded Chicken.

Choice of: Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, Broccoli Salad, Coleslaw, Tossed Salad, Veggie Tray.

Cowboy Beans (Variety of five beans, Hamburger, Onions, BBQ Sauce, Brown Sugar)

Fruit (Fresh in season), Cheese Tray, Potato Chips.


Hors D'Oeuvres

Cheese & Cracker Tray (Serves Approx. 100)......$160.00

With Summer Sausage......$180.00


PLEASE ASK, we are open to alternate menus / menu items.


Catering Services Notes


  • Containers to transport food home in. Will not put hot food in plastic zip-lock bags.
  • Silverware, napkins, plates, cake plates and extra forks for cake (Unless ordered from caterer).
  • Eating as close as possible to the time you specified. If time is delayed over thirty minutes an additional charge may be added.
  • Setting the head table if the event is a Wedding.
  • Trip charges will be charged for meals outside Richland Center area to cover gas prices.
  • Serve the head table family style at a Wedding.
  • Cut the cake at no extra charge.
  • Bus all tables. If using real dishes there will be a $85.00 charge for scraping and stacking.
  • Divide left over food according to the number of people served. The other is retained by us to cover the cost of food prepared to accomodate extra people attending your event.


Catering Prices


Under 100 = $11.00 per person

101 to 600 = $9.00 per person

Dessert With Meal = $1.00 per person

Paper Products (Includes Plates, Napkins, Plastic Ware) = $0.75 per person

To Go Containers (If required. Includes Plastic Ware Prepacked) = $0.75 per person


Funerals ONLY: Dessert, Beverages and Paper Products are included in the price in the "Under 100" pricing bracket.

Prices subject to change due to fluctuating market.

$300 Nonrefundable Booking Retainer. 50% down paid one month before, with remainder paid one week before the function. All meals subject to state and local tax and a 20% gratuity.