Catering


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Ellie’s cafe is please to cater your event. Below you will find a list of all our delicious dishes. Give us a call at (773)941-4401 to place your order.

Ellie has done her best to offer a sampling of her large repertoire.
If there is something you DON’T see, please let us know & we will be more than happy to work with you until you are satisfied.
Ellie’s offers full service catering for your convenience. Linens, china, chaffing dishes. Let us know what your needs are & we will do our best to accommodate. Your satisfaction is our goal.

 

BEEF DISHES

DISH DESCRIPTION PRICE
 1/2 pan Beef Dishes feed 10-12 guests $40.00 for ½ pan
 Full pan Beef Dishes feed 25-30  $75.00 for full pan
 Choices
 Sliced Italian Beef w/onion & bell pepper
Shredded Italian Beef w/pepperoncini
Sliced Roast Beef w/ Au Jus
BBQ Beef
 Whole Tenderloin w/ au jus  market price
 Prime Rib w/fresh horseradish  market price

 

PORK DISHES

 1/2 pan Pork Dishes feed 10-12 guests  $35.00 for ½ pan
 Full pan Pork Dishes feed 25-30  $60.00 for full pan
 Choices
 BBQ Pork
Stuffed Pork Tenderloin (spinach & fresh herbs/au jus)Malt Vinegar Glazed Pork Tenderloin

 

POULTRY DISHES

1/2 pan Chicken Dishes feed 10-12 guests $35.00 for ½ pan
Full pan Chicken Dishes feed 25-30 $60.00 for full pan
Choices
Lemon/Sage/Caper boneless chicken breast
Herb Chicken Roasted-whole or pieces (bone-in)
Extra pc.$1.50 per piece, $2.50 per breast
Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast (boneless)
Rosemary Chicken Breast w/ sun dried tomatoes (bone-in)
Grilled Chicken Breasts with Spicy Peach Glaze (boneless)
Duck L’Orange $35 per duck

 

PASTAS

Full pan feeds 25-30 as a side. ½ pans feed 12-15 guests as a side.

Ellie makes her own pasta right here at the Café. Pastas, lasagnas & ravioli’s need to be ordered 48 hrs. in advance.  She makes it fresh, just for you.
Ellie offers 1lb & 2 lb. lasagnas, frozen for your convenience, every day.  Please call or ask a server about Ellie’s frozen lasagnas for your next meal! Pace your order now!

Cheese Ravioli w/ Brown Butter and Balsamic $35.00
Vegetable Lasagna $35.00
Italian Sausage Lasagna $35.00
Cheese Lasagna $35.00
Homemade Fettuccini (butter/parsley or marinara) $20.00

 

SALAD, VEGETABLE & POTATO SIDES

Priced as ½ pan unless otherwise noted. ½ pan serves 12-15 guests. Any of our Menu Salads in ½ pan or full pan sizes~ please inquire for prices.

Spinach Salad with fresh seasonal fruit, bacon and Sweet Balsamic Vinaigrette $30.00
 Apple/Walnut/Gorgonzola Salad served with Balsamic Vinaigrette  $30.00
 Caesar Salad w/croutons (add boneless chicken – $2.50 per breast)  $22.00
 Mixed Green Dinner Salad w/tomato, cucumber & carrot choice of dressing  $16.00

 

Broccoli Polonaise (bread crumbs & egg sautéed in clarified butter) $20.00
Cauliflower or Zucchini Gratin $25.00
Assorted Steamed Vegetables with dill butter $20.00
Garlic-Parmesan Green Beans $25.00
Maple Red Onions and Apples $25.00
Chipotle-Cheddar Corn Casserole $30.00
Au Gratin Potatoes $25.00
Whipped Potatoes with Roasted Garlic $15.00
Double Baked Potatoes $2.00 per serving
Herb Roasted Red Potatoes $17.00
Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese and Bread Crumbs $30.00

 

BOARDS & TRAYS

Whole Brie wrapped in Puff Pastry
Choice of Fruit Filling- served with baguette slices & crackers. Small wheel. 15-20  people
$50.00
Cheese Board
Serve 15-20 guests – asst. crackers & sliced French baguette.  Garnished with seasonal fruit.
 $75.00
 Small Fruit Tray
Serves 8-10 guests – each extra lb. $10.00. Serves 4-6 people
 $27.00
 Small Vegetable Tray
Serves 10-12 guests – each extra lb. $8.00. Serves 4-6 people
Dips: Ranch, Curry or Cucumber Dill.  Extra Pint of Dip Add $6.00
 $22.00
Relish Tray
The perfect accompaniment to meal; assorted olives, baby pickles, mild/hot peppers, stuffed roasted sweet baby peppers & homemade marinated mushrooms.
Mini Sandwich Tray – 2 doz.
Includes choice of filling; turkey, ham, corn beef, roast beef, tuna salad, chicken salad as well as tomato, lettuce & condiments on the side
Condiments-herb mayo, honey mustard. Choose fresh rolls, French bread
 $37.50
Ellie’s Mini Sandwich Tray – 2 doz
A selected portion of our delectable menu sandwiches, served on asst. freshly baked mini rolls. (Nikki’s Vegetarian, Roast Turkey, Stephanie’s Turkey Delight, Gourmet Cheese, Roasted Chicken & Tuna Salads)
$47 .50

 

BenquettableCancellations—Event and Room Rental

Our cancellation fees are a result of the volume of catering affairs we service and demand for the rental space. All our jobs are planned at least 72 hours prior to service with the majority of purchases and orders for each affair completed 48 hours prior to service. Room rentals are typically booked several months in advance.

 

Event cancellation deadline (not including room rental)

Event cancellations must be made during regular business hours at least 48 hours prior to the event in order for your account not to be charged at least 50% of the quoted price of the event.

Event cancellations left on voicemail or faxed to the Café outside of normal business hours will be considered received on the next business day.

Event cancellations made with less than 48 hours notice but more than 24 hours notice will incur charges equal to at least 50% of the quoted price (you will be charged full price for any special order items, including, but not limited to linens, flowers and rental equipment for which vendors charge Ellie’s Café).

Event cancellations made with less than 24 hours notice will incur charges equal to the full cost of the event and any special order items.

When weather reports indicate possible snow fall, ice storms, wintery mix, etc., you will receive a call from our catering manager (our cancellation policy may be adjusted by management depending on the severity of the weather conditions). You will have the opportunity to cancel your pending order, however, all cancellation policies will apply if you proceed with your order.

 

Room rental cancellation deadline

Room rental cancellations must be made during regular business hours at least 10 days (240 hours) prior to the event in order for your account not to be charged at least 50% of the quoted price.

Room rental cancellations made with less than 10 days (240 hours) notice but more than 5 days (120 hours) notice will incur charges equal to 50% of the quoted price.

Room rental cancellations made with less than 5 days (120 hours) notice will incur the entire room rental charge.

 

Event deposit and payments

50% Due at time of order (Food prices are volatile and prices quoted are subject to change. Payment of the deposit guarantee’s the prices quoted)

25% Due 10 days prior to the event date

The balance is due at the time of delivery

 

Room deposit and payments

50% Due at time of order (Guarantee’s the rental date and time)

50% Due 10 days prior to the event date (if not paid, the room date and time guarantee is forfeited)