Meeting and Event Planning Guide

Independent caterers

September 22, 2012

Information provided by the individual caterers

Alan’s Catered Events
471 S. Ritter Ave., 46219
(317) 396-5310
Website: alancaters.com
Meal price range per person: $12.95-$44.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $18.95-$49.95
Food specialties: roasts, fresh garden vegetables, carrot cake, homemade pickles and preserves, breads
Service specialties: full-service including uniformed staff, decor and rentals
Head/executive chef(s): Alan Bernstein
Owner(s): Alan Bernstein, Betsy Cooprider-Bernstein
Established: 1993

American Pie Catering
217 W. 10th St., Suite 100, 46202
(317) 924-3389 / fax (317) 920-7781
Website: americanpiecatering.com
Meal price range per person: $10-$35
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $4-$13
Food specialties: homemade comfort food
Service specialties: corporate and pharmaceutical deliveries, weddings, social events
Head/executive chef(s): Sully Sawaqed
Owner(s): Joe Chamberlain
Established: 2002

Jonathan Byrd’s Catering
P.O. Box 413, Greenwood 46142
(317) 881-8888 / fax (317) 887-8885
Website: jonathanbyrds.com
Meal price range per person: $10-$85
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $20-$75
Food specialties: home-style foods, carved meats, international cuisine, custom menus
Service specialties: official catering company of the Indianapolis Colts
Head/executive chef(s): Kevin Manship
Owner(s): Virginia Byrd
Established: 1988

C & R Catering LLC
2441 Lafayette Road, 46222
(317) 920-8614 / fax (317) 920-8617
Meal price range per person: $13.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $5
Food specialties: gourmet to soul food
Service specialties: off-site catering, full service, on- and off-site liquor service
Head/executive chef(s): Catherine Rogers
Owner(s): Russell D. Rogers, Catherine Rogers
Established: 2001

Cater Me Cafe
8513 Westfield Blvd., 46240
(317) 255-5005 / fax (317) 255-5233
Website: catermecafe.com
Meal price range per person: $8-$35
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $7-$25
Food specialties: hors d’oeuvres, desserts, custom menus
Service specialties: corporate meals, box lunches
Owner(s): Bobbie Dougherty
Established: 2003

Chef Suzanne Inc.
7771 Hooper Strait Drive, 46236
(317) 823-5908
Website: chefsuzanne.com
Meal price range per person: $10-$75
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $7-$35
Food specialties: custom menus, scratch cooking, breakfasts, lunch and dinners
Service specialties: full service corporate and private events, cooking classes, private chef services
Head/executive chef(s): Suzanne Rockwell
Owner(s): Duane Rockwell
Established: 2010

Chicago Hot Dog Co.
8320 N. Michigan Road, 46268
(317) 808-5950
Website: chdcompany.com
Food specialties: Chicago hot dog, Italian beef, Angus burger
Head/executive chef(s): Brian Jessogne
Owner(s): Brian Jessogne
Established: 2012

Cibus LLC
1350-C W. Southport Road, Suite 117, 46217
(317) 288-4952
Website: cibusfss.com
Meal price range per person: $6-$50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $12-$24
Food specialties: custom and gourmet cuisine for casual to upscale events
Service specialties: full-service coordination for weddings, corporate and private parties
Head/executive chef(s): Bill Pitrelli, Ben Seigel
Owner(s): Kurt Layer
Established: 2008

Coolbaker’s International
115 N. Park Ave., 46202
(317) 636-2663 / fax (317) 636-2664
Website: coolbakers.com
Meal price range per person: $3.50-$11
Food specialties: box lunches, sandwich and wrap trays, salads, soups, fresh desserts
Service specialties: office meetings, training seminars, city-wide corporate delivery
Head/executive chef(s): David Jarnagin, Colleen Jarnagin
Owner(s): David Jarnagin, Colleen Jarnagin
Established: 2003

Crystal Catering
502 E. Carmel Drive, Carmel 46032
(317) 566-3400 / fax (317) 566-3419
Website: crystalfs.com
Meal price range per person: $25
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $17
Food specialties: American
Service specialties: business meetings, conferences
Head/executive chef(s): Matthew Schwartz
Owner(s): Timothy Nelson
Established: 1981

Elbow Room Pub and Park View Catering
605 N. Pennsylvania St., 46204
(317) 635-3354 / fax (317) 634-0640
Website: elbowroompub.com
Service specialties: wedding rehearsal dinners, receptions, showers, social events, corporate luncheons, reunions, birthdays, anniversaries, fundraisers, charity events, retirement parties, sporting events
Established: 1933

Encore Catering
140 W. Washington St., 46204
(317) 236-1870 / fax (317) 236-1829
Website: my-encore.com
Meal price range per person: $35-$250
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $17-$65
Food specialties: create and design custom menus for multiple formal dinner service
Service specialties: formal service with shows or concerts
Head/executive chef(s): Everardo Hernandez
Owner(s): Antonia Zunarelli
Established: 2008

Epicureans
12802 Ford Drive, Fishers 46038
(317) 585-9169
Website: indyepicureans.com
Meal price range per person: $12-$135
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $12-55
Food specialties: multi-course plated dinners
Service specialties: professional catering, personal touch
Head/executive chef(s): Chris Liechti
Owner(s): Chris Liechti
Established: 2003

Execudine Corporate Catering
4738 Northwestern Drive, Zionsville 46077
(317) 876-1200 / fax (317) 876-0731
Website: execudine.com
Meal price range per person: $5-$25
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $4-$20
Food specialties: healthy menus, American, international, non-fried
Service specialties: business luncheons, sales meetings, seminars, office parties, home delivery
Head/executive chef(s): Maria Ayala
Owner(s): Execudine Corp.
Established: 1986

The Fountains
502 E. Carmel Drive, Carmel 46032
(317) 566-3400 / fax (317) 566-3419
Website: fountainscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $8-$90
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $6-$60
Food specialties: custom menus
Service specialties: full-service events
Head/executive chef(s): Matt Schwartz
Owner(s): Jack J. Bayt
Established: 1985

Hoaglin Catering
217 W. 10th St., Suite 100, 46202
(317) 924-3389 / fax (317) 920-7781
Website: hoaglinfinecatering.com
Meal price range per person: $27-$55
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $7-$20
Food specialties: gourmet fusion cuisine, custom menus, boxed lunches and dinners
Service specialties: full-service event planning, corporate delivery
Head/executive chef(s): Sully Sawaqed
Owner(s): Joe Chamberlain
Established: 1994

Indiana Roof Ballroom/Indiana Repertory Theatre
140 W. Washington St., 46204
(317) 236-1870 / fax (317) 236-1829
Website: indianaroof.com
Meal price range per person: $30-$250
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $23-$150
Food specialties: three- to five-course formal dinners
Service specialties: formal dinner service, dinner with concert or theater performance
Established: 1986

Indy Anna’s Catering
1760 E. 116th St., Carmel 46032
(317) 853-6576 / fax (317) 853-6578
Website: indyanna.com
Meal price range per person: $9.95 and up
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $9.95 and up
Food specialties: home-style foods, breads and cookies, box lunches
Service specialties: full-service buffets, picnics, open houses, receptions, private jet service
Head/executive chef(s): Saul Tellez
Owner(s): Tim Kirk, Judith Kirk Sims, Anne Kirk
Established: 1974

Jacquie’s Gourmet Catering
9840 N. Michigan Road, 46229
(317) 283-2776 / fax (317) 283-1886
Website: jacquies.net
Meal price range per person: $12.95-$100
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $1.50-$60
Food specialties: European, gourmet, fresh ingredients, local produce, custom menus
Service specialties: full service, weddings, private events, corporate and home delivery, attention to detail
Head/executive chef(s): Ruban Cisneros
Owner(s): Jacqueline A. Bols
Established: 2003

Judge’s BBQ & Catering
2104 W. Michigan St., 46222
(317) 631-0340
Website: judgesbbq.com
Meal price range per person: $15-$22
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $9-$12
Food specialties: ribs, pulled pork and chicken, beef brisket, smoked turkey and chicken, sausage, baked beans, corn casserole, macaroni and cheese, greens, green beans, roasted sweet potatoes, cole slaw, potato salad
Head/executive chef(s): Judge Smith, Sandra Smith
Owner(s): Judge Smith, Sandra Smith
Established: 2002

Jugs Catering Service Inc.
5106 E. 65th St., 46220
(317) 842-5879 / fax (317) 849-1274
Website: jugscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $6-$100
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $8-$100
Food specialties: fried chicken, biscuits with apple butter, pork chops, prime rib, BBQ, catfish
Service specialties: full service, corporate and private events
Head/executive chef(s): Max Eckert, Jeff Poole
Owner(s): Zach Eckert, Sam Eckert, Max Eckert
Established: 1967

Kahn’s Catering
8580 Allison Pointe Blvd., 46250
(317) 577-3663 / fax (317) 841-0140
Website: kahnscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $25-$150
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $20-$75
Food specialties: custom menus, fresh ingredients
Service specialties: full-service wedding, meeting and event coordination
Head/executive chef(s): W. Miklos, N. Garcia
Owner(s): Joe Husar
Established: 1996

Le Peep Restaurants & Catering
1030 E. 86th St., Suite 34H, 46240
(317) 566-9298 / fax (317) 566-9299
Website: lepeepindy.com
Meal price range per person: $7-$15
Food specialties: upscale buffet breakfast and lunch, boxed lunches and salads
Owner(s): Bill Eckrich
Established: 1988

MBP Distinctive Catering
2502 E. 52nd St., 46205
(317) 636-4444 / fax (317) 636-0004
Website: mbpcatering.com
Meal price range per person: $20-$100
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $10-$75
Food specialties: personalized menus, scratch cooking, comfort and gourmet food
Service specialties: full-service including corporate, social and weddings
Head/executive chef(s): Timothy Walker
Owner(s): Mary Beth Poe
Established: 1987

Maggiano’s Little Italy
3550 E. 86th Street, 46240
(317) 987-7691
Website: maggianos.com
Meal price range per person: $10 and up
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $8 and up
Food specialties: scratch kitchen Italian
Service specialties: custom, partial and full service options; corporate, social, weddings
Head/executive chef(s): Steve Garza
Established: 2005

The Mansion at Oak Hill
5801 E. 116th St., Carmel 46033
(317) 843-9850 / fax (317) 846-2644
Website: oakhillmansion.com
Meal price range per person: $7.50-$36
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $1.95-$29.95
Food specialties: American-style buffets, plated entrees, special prime rib carving
Established: 1993

McIndy Ventures LLC d/b/a McAlister’s Deli
9450 N. Meridian St., Suite 200, 46260
(317) 569-9040 / fax (317) 569-9049
Website: in.mcalistersdeli.com
Meal price range per person: $6-$12
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $4
Food specialties: sandwich trays, box lunches, potato bar, soups, salads, desserts
Service specialties: training seminars, sales meetings, pharmaceutical, social events
Owner(s): Charles D. Hensley, Kent Mabe
Established: 2002

MCL Restaurant & Bakery
2730 E. 62nd St., 46220
(317) 613-1508 / fax (317) 254-5410
Website: mclhomemade.com
Meal price range per person: $5.99-$30.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $1.30-$2.80
Food specialties: fried chicken, chopped steak, crumb top tilapia.
Service specialties: formal or family-style, pick-up or delivery; breakfast, lunch and dinner
Head/executive chef(s): Ian Kille
Owner(s): Craig L McGaughey
Established: 1950

Mills Catering
2828 E. 55th Place, 46220
(317) 254-0705 / fax (317) 254-0705
Website: millscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $12-$50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $12-$45
Food specialties: seasonal dishes, hors d’oeuvres, local produce, theme menus, box lunches
Service specialties: plated and buffet-style dinner service, lunches
Head/executive chef(s): Matt Mills
Owner(s): Matt Mills
Established: 2004

Palomino Ballroom Banquets Catering & Event Rentals
481 S. County Road 1200E., Zionsville 46077
(317) 769-4180 / fax (317) 769-2089
Website: palominoballroom.com
Meal price range per person: $19.95-$54.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $19.95-$24.95
Food specialties: hand chosen and prepared
Service specialties: attention to detail
Head/executive chef(s): Debbie Head
Owner(s): Jenny A. Head-Burger, Debbie A. Head
Established: 2002

Pipers Premier Caterers
2130 W. Southport Road, 46217
(317) 888-7667 / fax (317) 888-7652
Website: piperscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $25-$50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $15-$40
Food specialties: scratch cooking, custom menus, old-fashioned and contemporary dishes
Service specialties: full-service, butlered or family-style; American and Russian service
Head/executive chef(s): William E. Osgood
Owner(s): William E. Osgood
Established: 1988

Primo Banquet & Conference Center—South
2615 E. National Ave., 46227
(317) 788-4140 / fax (317) 784-7016
Website: primobanquet.com
Meal price range per person: $15.95-$21.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $8.95-$21.95
Food specialties: theme and ethnic specialties
Service specialties: business seminars, banquets
Head/executive chef(s): Ted Oechsle
Owner(s): Mary Ann Sullivan
Established: 1990

Qdoba Mexican Grill
5625 N. Post Road, Suite 103, 46216
(317) 634-2794 / fax (317) 634-2815
Website: qdoba.com
Meal price range per person: $8.50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: NA
Food specialties: nouveau Mexican; taco, nacho and naked burrito hot bars; breakfast menu
Service specialties: hot bar delivery, pharmaceutical, corporate lunches, graduations, meetings, events
Head/executive chef(s): Ted Stoner
Owner(s): Greg Willman, Phil Salsbery
Established: 1998

Ritz Charles
12156 N. Meridian St., Carmel 46032
(317) 843-9592 / fax (317) 575-2253
Website: ritzcharles.com
Meal price range per person: $13 and up
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $12 and up
Food specialties: fine cuisine, theme, international, scratch cooking
Service specialties: on-site wedding chapel, garden pavilion
Head/executive chef(s): Jesse Shirley
Owner(s): Chuck Lazzara, Charles Ritz
Established: 1985

Sahm’s at the Tower Restaurant & Catering
1 American Square, Suite 140, 46282
(317) 536-1305 / fax (317) 536-1293
Website: sahms.com
Meal price range per person: $6-$20
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $9-$15
Food specialties: coffee cake, sirloin strips, chicken, salads
Service specialties: full service
Head/executive chef(s): Wildon Pineda
Owner(s): Ed Sahm, John Roesch
Established: 1986

Shapiro’s Deli
808 S. Meridian St., 46225
(317) 631-4041 / fax (317) 631-3958
Website: shapiros.com
Meal price range per person: $15
Food specialties: corned beef, pastrami, turkey sandwiches; sides; desserts
Service specialties: comfort foods and desserts
Owner(s): Brian Shapiro
Established: 1905

Sweet & Savory
4335 W. 106th St., Suite 700, Carmel 46032
(317) 802-9004 / fax (317) 802-9006
Website: sweetsavorycatering.com
Meal price range per person: $10-$50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $10-$40
Food specialties: made-from-scratch menu, desserts, hors d’oeuvres, breads, cheese spreads
Service specialties: full-service staff, weddings, specialty events, corporate, fundraisers, luncheons
Head/executive chef(s): Shawn D. Mudd, Melissa Mudd
Owner(s): Melissa Mudd, Shawn D. Mudd
Established: 2003

Sweet Temptations Catering
3748 Lafayette Road, 46222
(317) 295-9537 / fax (317) 295-9537
Website: sweettemptationscatering.com
Meal price range per person: $10-$18
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $1.75-$4.75
Food specialties: home cooked and healthy options
Service specialties: quaint cafe for special events
Head/executive chef(s): Lynn M. Martin
Owner(s): Amaze Me Inc.
Established: 2002

The Atrium
3143 E. Thompson Road, 46227
(317) 782-4467 / fax (317) 782-4260
Website: theatriuminc.com
Meal price range per person: $15.95-$24.95
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $8.95-$15.95
Food specialties: roast beef, sauces, variety
Service specialties: custom
Head/executive chef(s): Louis P. Annee
Owner(s)/principal(s): United Catering
Established: 1998

Thomas Caterers of Distinction Inc.
4440 N. Keystone Ave., 46205
(317) 542-8333 / fax (317) 545-0683
Website: thomascaterers.com
Meal price range per person: $24-$150
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $8-$50
Food specialties: innovative and traditional scratch gourmet
Service specialties: custom menu creation with innovative style
Head/executive chef(s): Rachanee Keovarabouth
Owner(s): Susann Thomas-Crannell, Kelly A. Early
Established: 1984

Venture Catering
8028 S. Emerson Ave., 46237
(317) 884-1940 / fax (317) 884-1967
Website: venturecatering.com
Meal price range per person: $5.94-$50
Hors d’oeuvres price range per person: $2.95-$28.99
Food specialties: international, comfort and healthy cuisine, Ultimate Jumbo Chicken Finger
Service specialties: corporate, rush orders, detailed planning, weddings, flexibility
Head/executive chef(s): Michael J. Violand
Owner(s): Michael J. Violand, Julia Violand
Established: 1998

Ville de Lune
2424 Central Ave., 46205
(317) 207-6250
Website: villedelune.com
Head/executive chef(s): Jason Kirby, Jonathan Newlin
Owner(s): Jason Kirby, Jonathan Newlin
Established: 2009

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