Best Events Catering: Something for Everyone

More than half of Americans have some sort of special dietary need. Lucky for this majority, the restaurants and catering businesses are paying attention and keeping dietary needs top of mind! Here at Best Events we are jumping on board and making it easy for our guests to enjoy our food even if they do have certain restrictions. With over 6 menus and thousands of items to choose from, we can guarantee that we have something that will fit your dietary need! Just recently we re-designed our menus and one addition we made was to mark appropriate items as Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegetarian. This makes it easier when flipping through at a glance to see what items fit your diet.  If you see something on our menu that sounds delicious but doesn’t fit your dietary needs, just give us a call. We can brainstorm substitutes and customize almost any item to fit your lifestyle or allergy needs!  Below are a few of our favorite allergy sensitive options from our menus.

Gluten Free Menu Items:

Dueling Kabobs (Waited Dinner Menu)
Served on a bed of seasoned rice and artfully arranged with peppers, onions and mushrooms.

Wow! Spinach Salad (Breakfast and Lunch Menu)
Leafy spinach with tender strips of chicken, artichoke quarters, diced eggs, pickled red onions, mushrooms a garlic parmesan dressing

 

Santa Fe Marinated Chicken (Dinner Buffet Menu)
Boneless chicken with chipotle cream sauce

 

Boneless Breast of Chicken (Summer Menu)
with mango papaya salsa

 

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts (Hors d’oeuvre menu)

Diary Free:

Blatt Sandwich (Summer Menu)
Bacon, Lettuce, Avocado, Turkey & Tomato Sandwich with Whole Grain Mustard on Cracked Wheat Bread

Louisiana Southern Jambalaya (Waited Dinner Menu)
Made with any combination of shrimp, chicken or andouille sausage and slow-cooked in a large pot for a New Orleans flavor sensations. Includes okra, diced tomatoes and kick of spices.

Thai Chicken or Beef Pasta Salad (Breakfast and Lunch Menu)
Strips of chicken or beef on a bed of pasta with celery, water chestnuts, peppers, carrot and pea pods in a sesame-ginger dressing

Vegetable Stir Fry (Dinner Buffet Menu)
Peas, onion and peppers with Teriyaki

 

Steak Bites (Hors d’oeuvre)
Delicious marinated and seasoned beef cubes

 

 

Vegetarian:

Vegetarian Breakfast Egg Bake (Breakfast and Lunch Menu)
Broccoli Mushrooms, Onions, Bell Peppers & Tomato

Baked Asparagus, Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Polenta (Waited Dinner Menu)
With apple wood olive oil

 

Catalan Chickpea and Spinach Meatballs (Dinner Buffet Menu)
with romesco sauce, an intriguing blend of roasted peppers, heirloom tomatoes, hazelnuts, toasted garlic and smoked paprika.

Grilled Portabella Mushroom on a Sun Dried Tomato Focaccia Bun (Summer Menu)
With horseradish Mayo, Leaf Lettuce and Tomato

 

Goat Cheese and Caramelized Onion Tart (Hors d’oeuvre)

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Looking for something a little more out of the box? Let us create a custom menu for you! Here are a few examples of custom menus we have created for customers with special dietary needs. 

Custom Breakfast Menu

Fresh Fruit Wedges gluten free & vegan

Build your own Yogurt Parfait Bar & Oatmeal Bar gluten free & vegan

-plain yogurt,  plain Greek yogurt & vegan yogurt-

-Gluten Free Quaker Oats plain oatmeal

-granola, dried cranberries, walnuts, shaved coconut & chocolate chips-

-sliced strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, whole bananas & peaches-

-honey, apricot jam, fig jam & peanut butter-

 

Chick Pea & Sweet Potato Breakfast Hash gluten free & vegan

 

Breakfast Skillet Bake gluten free & vegan

-a vegan breakfast bake with skillet flavor; vegan eggs, spinach, red & yellow pepper, onion, tomatoes and mushrooms 

 

Bacon gluten free

Custom Lunch Menu

Strawberry Spinach Salad

gluten free & vegan (with the exception of cheese on the side)

-spinach topped with sliced strawberries & slivered almonds all tossed with champagne vinaigrette; feta cheese on the side for guests to top-

Sautéed Garlic Long Stem Green Beans gluten free & vegan

Savory Wild Rice gluten free & vegan

Teriyaki Portobello Mushroom Kabobs gluten free & vegan

-pineapple, portobello mushrooms & red onion; sauce is gluten free-

&

Greek Chicken Kabobs gluten free

-grilled chicken with cherry tomatoes, onions & cucumber with tzatziki sauce on the side; sauce is gluten free-

&

Chili Lime Shrimp Kabobs gluten free

-shrimp, pineapple chunks & red peppers all with a sweet & spicy glaze; sauce is gluten free-

Gluten Free Dessert Station Featuring

Peanut Butter Buckeye Balls with Popped Quinoa

Gluten Free Peach Crisp Bars

Custom Dinner Menu

Mesclun Greens gluten free & vegan

-mixed greens and herb salad, tomatoes, cucumbers, radishes & sweet herb vinaigrette-

Assorted Dinner Rolls & Crackers

-assorted artisan rolls, gluten free rolls & dinner crackers with whipped butter on the side-

Red Cargo Rice gluten free & vegan

Roasted Root Vegetables gluten free & vegan

Pan-Seared Sea Bass gluten free

-with tropical fruit salsa-

&

Grilled Flat Iron Steak gluten free

-with chimichurri-

VEGAN & GLUTEN FREE GUEST’S ENTRÉE

Moroccan Lentil-Stuffed Eggplant gluten free & vegan

-Moroccan spiced lentils, parsley, tomatoes, brown rice, gluten free panko bread crumbs & dairy free parmesan-

 

Waited Dessert Course

Orange Hazelnut Truffle Tart gluten free & vegan

-all ingredients are gluten free and vegan-