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Catering Types

Types of Catering Options

Our Clientele repeatedly comes back to Chaat Bhavan Catering for experiences that perfect their occasions. No matter what type or style of the event you are hosting. 

We exclusively use the finest quality locally sourced ingredients.  

Total flexibility! You choose your level of service, from casual to black tie elegant, and anything in between. 

Pick Up Trays

Conveniently and safely pick-up your order at your local Chaat Bhavan location. Call (408-773-1100) or email (chaatbhavancatering@gmail.com) our friendly, professional team for questions and to place your order. We pack all items in aluminum trays to keep the food hot and fresh.

Box Meal

(Minimum 10 box meal required for each menu) 

This type of catering where we provide you meal packed in boxes, for individual packed boxed meal order at your local Chaat Bhavan location. 

This box meal is great for the office, and outdoor events that ensure your and other’s safety. 

Available for pick up or delivery. 

Delivery

(For Delivery Option, Minimum Order Value Of $300 Required + Delivery Charges  (if the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change). 

There are two types of deliveries we are doing:

1) Delivery to your door: minimum $50 within 10 miles + $5 per extra mile ( once our delivery person reach arrive he will call you to take the food from the Van)

2) Delivery &  Setup: Delivery fee + Setup Fees ( Setup fee depend upon your venue details and size of your order)

if delivery is in park or far from van parking location, then there will be extra charges; as need to send extra person to deliver everything on time. So please let us know your location details in advance (like Apt/suite at 3rd floor, club house or in community park). 

We’ll deliver everything you need for your event and set it up in high-quality chafing dishes or aluminum trays.


No Contact Delivery

We offer “No Contact Delivery” for delivery orders placed through our Catering & Events department. No Contact Delivery includes: 

  • Gratuities are optional, but by asking at the time you order we remove the need to handle cash, receipts, and pens between you and our team members. 

  • We email you the credit card receipt prior to delivery (including any gratuity). 

  • We ask for a drop-off location and a contact phone number. 

  • When we arrive, we’ll call or text you. Someone must answer or we will not leave the food.

Buffet Service Catering

(Minimum $800 order + service fee) (If the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change).

This type of catering is where the food is set up in hot dishes on buffet tables, event attendees form a line, and are served in the buffet line by servers. Food items layout typically depend upon your menu if there is appetizer then we will place in sequence  like (sauce,then appetizer)  for main course will place (Salad, Raita, Rice, Dal, Naan and then main curries). Water can also be placed at each place setting, but will typically  have a separate buffet table for event attendees to pick up their drinks. Desserts will have a separate buffet table for event attendees to pick up their dessert. Up to 50 people we recommend one line of buffet tables. This option will not include cutlery, no buffet tables included, customer needs to arrange.  

  • Select your desired menu  

  • Each Chaffing dish( Fancy stainless steel $20, Fancy Copper Chaffing Dish $40) including burner and serving spoon. 

  • Each Bowl and Platter for cold items $10 

  • Food Refilling (flat charges $200 per server up to 3 hours) 

  • Number of Servers depends upon catering menu and headcounts.  

  • Delivery Charges minimum $50 within 10 miles, $5 per extra mile. 

  • Buffet Table (rectangular 60” x 24”) $10 and Table cloth $20.
  • Table Cloth if desired 

    • 90 Inch round table $20

    • Fancy Table Cloth for 90 inch round table $30  

    • Linen Table Cloth (Basic White Color) $10    

Drop-Off for Buffet Catering

(Minimum $500 order + service fee) (If the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change).

This type of catering is where the food is set up in hot dishes on buffet tables and left covered. Food items layout typically depend upon your menu if there is appetizer then we will place in sequence  like (sauce,then appetizer)  for main course will place (Salad, Raita, Rice, Dal, Naan and then main curries). Water can have a separate buffet table for event attendees to pick up their drinks. Desserts will have a separate buffet table for event attendees to pick up their dessert. This option will not have servers. No cutlery, no buffet tables included, customer need to arrange. 

  • Select your desired menu. 

  • Each Chaffing dish( Fancy stainless steel $20, Fancy Copper Chaffing Dish $40) including burner and serving spoon. 

  • Each Bowl and Platter for cold items $10. 

  • Food Setup fee $50. 

  • Delivery Charges minimum $50 within 10 miles, $5 per extra mile. 

  • Buffet Table ( rectangular 60” x 24”) $10 if desired. 

  • Table Cloth if desired 

    • Fancy Table Cloth $30  

    • Linen Table Cloth (Basic White Color) $10  

Onsite Live Station Catering

(Minimum $1000 order + service fee) (If the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change).

Catering with Onsite Executive Chef and Live Cooking Stations for Private Party, Business Meeting, Wedding, Bridal Celebration, Birthday, Cocktail Party. There are a lot of options that you can go with when it comes to your own personal Chaat Bhavan executive chef on-site that can cook fresh gourmet dishes on the spot live in front of your guests. The result is a much more interesting event or wedding with more fresh and flavorful food than a standard buffet line since each guest gets a customized meal to suit their taste. Food stations aren’t just for large private parties, weddings or business events. They’re perfect for small gatherings as well and they can become the life of the party. 

Live cooking stations are the new trend in catering for private parties, weddings, and business events. Your clients or guests love it because they can choose what they want from a variety of choices allowing them to sample foods that they otherwise might never have tasted, and they get everyone mixing and mingling. 

This package includes: 

  • Buffet Service 

  • Number of chefs depends upon number of guests and number of items. Minimum 2 Chefs required for one onsite concept.  (If your menu includes more than one concept then extra chefs required example  “like tandoor, dosa, bhatura, indo-chinese, each concept require different equipment and different chef to serve at a time”

  • Select your desired menu. 

  • Professional Chef to cook food onsite( for Bhatura, Tandoor, Dosa) (flat charges $250 per chef upto 3 hour service time plus travel time).

  • Chef for Chaat ( flat charges $200 per chef upto 3 hour service time, plus travel time)

Full Service Catering

(Minimum $1000 order + service fee) (If the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change).

This is the type of catering. When you want us to take care of everything like buffet service, Onsite Cooking, Cutlery, Bartending and Tables ware, etc  

We’ll set up, serve, and clean up! Our friendly staff will provide all you need, including. buffet service, Onsite Cooking, Cutlery, Bartending, and Tables ware. 

  • Catering Package( minimum $1000)

Table Service Catering

(Minimum $1000 order + service fee and cutlery fees) (If the distance is more than 20 miles then minimum order value will change).

This type of catering is where servers bring the food to your table as if you were being served in a restaurant. Servers will be assigned to tables where they serve food and they will refill drinks, clear dirty dishes, and fulfill requests. Cutlery depends on your menu items. We can give you estimate with breakdowns of how much for cutlery, how much for food, how many servers required to serve the food, and how many people to clean the dishes and dishwasher.  

Elegant Wedding

Chaat Bhavan Catering can design elegant and personal wedding experience Indoors or outdoors. Extravagantly large or intimately small. We are uniquely mindful of every detail that goes into building your dreams. 

Chaat Bhavan wedding catering experience creates the best of memories for each and every guest. 

Chaat Bhavan Catering enables outstanding private events from creation to clean-up.