At North Coast Catering our mission is to create delicious food, prepared with skill and love, and served with genuine hospitality. We want to make your event one-to-remember.

We believe that eating is the most important part of any social celebration and we serve food we are proud to share with you and your guests. If you want the food at your next gathering to be so good, that people are talking about it for years to come; then we are the catering company for you.

Below you will see a small sampling of our available menu options, but we can craft a menu for you based on your personal tastes.

Cold Appetizers

Artisan Cheese Display - a variety of local and imported cheeses; garnished with dried fruits, candied nuts; served with crusty baguette and crackers

Whitefish Dip - a Northern Michigan tradition; cream cheese, lemon, capers; served with crusty baguette and cracker

Classic Shrimp Cocktail - fresh Gulf shrimp served with lemon and cocktail sauce

Tortilla Chips & Guacamole - a crowd favorite; fresh guacamole and roasted tomato and chipotle salsa

Farmers Market Vegetable Platter - assortment of fresh seasonal vegetables with creamy green goddess dip

Fruit Platter - farm fresh berries, sliced melons, pineapple, and citrus fruits

Charcuterie Platter- a delicious spread of cured meats and salamis with assorted pickles, grain mustard, and crusty baguette

Chicken Salad Cups- creamy chicken salad with dried cherries; served in endive boats topped with fresh chives

Caprese Skewers- cherry tomato, mozzarella, basil; topped with balsamic syrup

Deviled Eggs - a twist on the classic; topped with bacon and sriracha

Stuffed Sweet Peppers - colorful peppers stuffed with creamy garlic and herb goat cheese

Hot Appetizers

Baked Spinach and Artichoke Dip - warm and bubbly dip; served with with crusty baguette and crackers

Baked Brie- creamy French brie; topped with fruit jam and wrapped in flaky puff pastry

Crab Cakes- fresh Maryland lump crab; topped with lemon aioli and herbs

Bacon Wrapped Dates - Mejool dates; glazed with local maple syrup and stuffed with blue cheese

Grilled Cheese Shooters- brioche bread grilled with aged cheddar; served on top of a tomato soup shooter

Spanakopita- phyllo dough filled with feta and spinach

Petit Twice-Baked Potato- with cheddar, bacon, sour cream, and chives

Teriyaki Chicken Skewers- grilled with a sesame soy glaze

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms Caps- parmesan and breadcrumbs

Grilled Flank Steak Skewers- with chimichurri


Like all of Fresh Coast Catering's menu, soup is very seasonal! I am happy to customize and choose from many soups to cater to your palate


House Salad- farm greens, carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, focaccia croutons; served with buttermilk ranch dressing or herb vinaigrette

Summer Salad- farm greens, strawberries, goat cheese, sunflower seeds; served with lemon vinaigrette

Traverse City Cherry- fresh arugula, dried Michigan cherries, blue cheese, candied walnuts; served with balsamic vinaigrette

Farmers Market Chop Salad- crunchy butter lettuce, cabbage, broccoli, carrots, radishes, aged cheddar; served with buttermilk ranch

Caesar- fresh romaine, parmigiano reggiano, focaccia croutons; served with classic Caesar dressing

Hearty Salads

Classic Redskin Potato Salad - celery, red onion, and creamy Hellman's mayonnaise

Mexican Street Corn - Fresh roasted corn, poblano peppers and cilantro

Broccoli and Cranberry - Crisp broccoli, dried cranberries, and toasted sunflower seeds



Sirloin Steak - grilled to your preference; served with caramelized onions and mushrooms

Herb Crusted Prime Rib- slow roasted, served with au jus and horseradish cream

Flank Steak - marinated and grilled; served with fresh chimichurri

Beef Tenderloin- slow roasted, served with red wine demi-glace


Herb-Roasted Chicken- all natural bone in; marinated and slow-roasted

Chicken Charlevoix- seared chicken breast; served with a garlic-lemon cream sauce

Chicken Piccata- sautéed chicken cutlets; served with lemon-caper butter sauce

Pesto Chicken- grilled chicken topped with pesto and roasted cherry tomatoes

Mushroom and Leek Chicken Thighs - served with melted leek, mushroom and white wine


Whitefish- sautéed; served with lemon-caper butter and herbs

Walleye- sautéed; served with beer-dill butter

Salmon- slow roasted; served with herb butter and lemon

Blackened Salmon- grilled or roasted; served with herb remoulade

Teriyaki Salmon- roasted; sesame soy glaze and scallions

Sides , Desserts, and Drinks

Starches and Grains - highly customizable; creamy garlic mashed potatoes, scalloped potatoes, herb roasted redskin potatoes, risotto, rice pilaf, buttered noodles

Vegetables- ask your chef for a seasonal recommendation; asparagus, broccoli, glazed carrots, green beans, squash and zucchini

Desserts - the possibilities are endless; creme brûlée, tiramisu, chocolate covered strawberries, oven-fresh cookies

Drinks - let us cater to your taste; coffee station, tea and lemonade and flavored infused waters