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Catering and Venues in Buffalo, NY,
(716) 878-8211

About Us

Rich’s Catering & Special Events is a premier on and off-premise catering service in Buffalo, NY. Our expansive menu and culinary flair are unrivaled in Buffalo, NY. From our housemade, hand-passed hors d’oeuvres and innovative entrées, to fashionable linens and spectacular uplighting, Rich’s Catering & Special Events will create the perfect touches to set your wedding apart from the rest. Off site venues we frequently cater to include the Rapids Theatre, Shea's Performing Arts Theater, and Buffalo Museum of Science. We can cater at most any venue you have in mind. If you choose an outdoor wedding, we handle all the arrangements from securing the tents, tables, chairs or any specialty rentals. Let us take the stress away from planning your wedding!

Services Offered
In addition to catering, Rich’s Catering & Special Events also offers bartending, decor, furniture and lighting. Their services include:

  • Catering
  • Bartending services (including beer, wine and liquor)
  • Stations
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Stationary and Hand Passed Hors d'oeuvres
  • Plated Dinner
  • Server(s)

At Rich’s Catering & Special Events, menus are tailored to your tastes and you or your guests' dietary needs. Whether it's vegetarian, gluten free or vegan there is no shortage of options.

Other Services
From cake cutting to a chocolate fountain, Rich’s Catering offers additional services, including:

  • Event Coordination
  • Bartending
  • Cake cutting
  • Decor
  • Furniture
  • Lighting

Lisa Wheeler

5 out of 5
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  • Where do we begin.. our daughter’s wedding was 10/12/19. Steve and Taylor went above and beyond to make this day the best ! Unfortunately, my husband had a medical event at the beginning of the reception and was not able to be part of this. Taylor and the Rich’s team handled this unfortunate circumstance with such calmness, professionalism and were beyond comforting to our family and guests.. and made sure the evening was the best for our daughter and family. We then planned a surprise mini wedding redo for our daughter and father of the bride so they could have the time as father/daughter and an opportunity to enjoy the reception together with our family and friends. At first, it was a difficult decision whether to do this at Rich’s due to the tragic event that night, but when I met with Steve and he mentioned the idea of trying to make this all appear seamless, we decided to have this at Rich’s. There are no words to describe this event last evening.. from the surprise, ... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Catering

    What is the average catering price per person for plated service?

    $ 60.00

    What is the average catering price per person for buffet service?

    $ 65.00

    What is the average catering price per person for stations?

    $ 65.00

    What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres?

    $ 45.00

    Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering?

    Set Up, Clean Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Chairs, Tables, China, Linens, Flatware, Glassware

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 18.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Open Bar, House Beer, House Wine, House Liquor

    What event services do you provide?

    Delivery, Set Up, Clean Up

    What catering services do you provide?

    Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas

    What types of cuisine do you cater?

    American, Asian, BBQ, Caribbean, Chinese, French, German, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

    What dietary needs can you accommodate?

    Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Halal, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian

    What bar services do you provide?

    Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Chairs, Tables

    Which of the following items can you provide?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

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