Catering by Rico’s Cafe

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No Catering Services are available at this time (2021) due to the conditions that are effecting our work force and food items.  We will change the status of this page when the catering services become available. Please check back here.

Welcome to Rico’s Cafe
Banquet Selection

Breakfast Selections

Continental Breakfast

Assorted fruit juices and assorted mini muffins, coffee & hot tea bar.

Early Morning Breakfast

Assorted fruit juices, selection of assorted breakfast pastries, jams, jellies, butter, fresh fruit compote, coffee and tea bar.

American Breakfast

Assorted fruit juices, farm fresh scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, or sausage links, O’Brian red skin potatoes, breakfast pastries, assorted jams & jellies, coffee and tea bar.

Healthy Choice Breakfast

Assorted  fruit juices, assorted mini muffins with jams, jellies, butter, low fat cream cheese, granola, assorted low fat yogurts, sliced fresh fruits, coffee and tea bar.

Breakfast Sandwiches & Wraps
  • Choice of Ham, sausage or bacon with egg and cheese choice
  • Southwest or vegetarian wrap
  • Coffee & tea bar

*Your choices: grilled sour dough, whole wheat, rye, English muffin or croissant

*Wrap choices: flour, tomato, spinach or whole wheat.


OMELET STATION - $16.95/person

Includes 1 hour uniformed chef!

Farm fresh whipped eggs & eggs to order, bacon, ham, sausage, peppers, onions, mushrooms and cheeses, Red skin home fries, biscuits & gravy, French toast stix, assorted breakfast pastries, jams, jellies, butter, coffee & tea bar.

Additional Choices

  • Assorted fruit yogurts and granola $2.50/person
  • Seasonal sliced fruits or fruit compote $3.50/person

Deli Selections

New York Deli Board - $15.95/person

Your choice of three meats, two cheeses, and three breads. Accompanied with appropriate condiments, two cold salad choices, assorted sodas and a cookie.

Meats: Genoa salami, roast turkey, smoked ham, corned beef, egg salad, chicken salad or tuna Salad.
Cheeses: Swiss, Cheddar, American, Munster, Colby Jack or Pepper Jack.
Breads: White, wheat, rye, brioche, Kaiser roll, croissant
Wraps: Spinach, tomato, whole wheat or flour

 Cold Salad Choices: Italian pasta salad, vegetable pasta salad, smoke house red skin potato salad, Macaroni Salad, Old Fashion Potato Salad, Greek Pasta Salad, Bow Tie Tomato Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad.

Box Lunches - $12.95/person

Smoked ham, roast beef, oven roasted turkey, chicken salad or tuna salad, your choice of cheese, lettuce, tomato, and onion.

Your choice of bread or rolled in your pick of wrap, with condiments.

Potato salad, coleslaw, or pasta salad, cookies, apple, orange or banana served with a pickle and spork kit.


Your choice of spinach, flour, tomato, or whole wheat 8 inch. All wraps are served with your choice of one cold salad, potato chips & cookies.

Chicken Caesar Wrap

Mesquite grilled chicken breast, romaine lettuce, sweet red onion, fresh parmesan & cheddar cheese, rolled in your choice of tortilla.

Chicken Ranchero Wrap

Fried chicken tenders, hickory smoked bacon, sweet red onion, cheddar cheese, lettuce, tomato, Caesar/mayo.

Chicken Chipotle Wrap

Grilled chicken breast marinated with chipotle, topped with cucumber, sweet onion, diced tomatoes & lettuce, tossed in chipotle mayo, your choice of tortilla.

Entree Salads

Asian Sesame Chicken Salad

Julian chicken breast breaded with toasted sesame seeds, atop tossed mixed greens, oriental veggies, mandarin oranges and chow mein noodles, with a ginger soy dressing.

Rico’s Classic Cobb Salad

Grilled chicken breast, hard cooked eggs, fresh avocadoes, smoked pepper bacon, bleu cheese crumbles, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, a top a pillow of fresh tossed greens, choice of dressing.

Traverse City Cherry Chicken Salad

A bed of fresh tossed wild greens topped with candied walnuts, dried cranberries, cucumber, tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles, served with a cherry vinaigrette dressing.

The Classic Caesar Chicken Salad

A mound of crisp romaine lettuce tossed with our house Caesar dressing, grilled chicken breast, house made croutons, fresh Parmesan cheese.

Chef Salad Bowl

A pile of house mixed greens, topped with julienne ham, turkey, Swiss & American cheese, garnished with cucumbers, tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, and choice of dressing.


SOB Buffet

Tri-colored corn chips, hard & soft taco shells, seasoned ground beef or seasoned chicken, re-fried beans, Spanish rice, 7-layer Taco salad, guacamole, salsa, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, Monterey jack cheese, black olives & sour cream.


Great Choices for Golf Outings and Graduation Party Buffets, we Bring the Grill. (50 Guest Minimum)

*Includes 2 hours uniformed chef

Burgers, Dogs & Chicken Breast

All three grilled and presented with all the fixings, baked beans, choice of two salads, chips, relishes & condiments, assorted cookies and soft drinks.

Bar-b-Que Cook Out

Tender fall the bone St. Louis Ribs, paired with brined chicken quarters, slathered with our own BBQ sauce and grilled to perfection. Belly up to the rest of the buffet which includes: two fresh made salads and your choice of corn on the cob, mac & cheese, baked beans.  Assorted sodas and fresh brewed iced tea.  Assorted cookies or sheet cake for dessert.

The Great Steak Cookout

Choose your favorite cut, a 10 oz. New York strip or a 10 oz. rib eye steak. Your choice of two salads and one choice of: baked potato, mac & cheese, baked beans or corn on the cob.  Assorted sodas & fresh brewed iced tea. Assorted cookies or sheet cake for dessert



*All Lunch & Dinner choices are served with Rolls & Butter, Choice of Salad*


Select (1) Entrée for Luncheon Buffets $21.95/person

Select (2) Entrees for Dinner Buffets $24.95/person


Select one starch


Select 1 vegetable choice for lunch

Select 2 vegetable choices for dinner

  • Beef Tenderloin Stroganoff
  • Rosemary Butter Chicken
  • Lemon Chicken Picatta
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Roast Top Sirloin
  • Hungarian Baked Chicken
  • Chicken Kiev
  • Swedish Meat Balls in White Mushroom Sauce
  • Honey Roasted Pork Loin
  • Sweet Italian Sausage w/ Peppers & onions
  • Glazed St. Louis Ribs
  • Sweet & Sour Pork
  • Pasta with Meat Sauce
  • Baked Lasagna
  • Simmered Swiss Steak
  • Broasted Chicken
  • Hawaiian Glazed Ham
  • Kielbasa & Sour Kraut
  • Lemon Baked Salmon (+1$ pp)
  • Scalloped Potatoes
  • Euro Au gratin
  • Italian Roasted Red Skins
  • Garlic Red Skin Smashed
  • Baked Gratin with Goat Cheese
  • Baby Irish Potatoes
  • Potatoes Lyonnaise
  • Wild Rice
  • Baked potato w/ butter & sour cream $1.00 per Person
  • Honey Glazed Carrots
  • Zucchini & Yellow Squash
  • Corn O’Brien
  • California Medley
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Fresh Green Beans
  • Steamed Cauliflower

Hors D’ Oeuvres

  • Mini Italian Roasted Meatballs
  • Classic Wing Dings
  • Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps
  • Mini Maryland Crab Cakes
  • BBQ St. Louis Riblets
  • Vegetable Spring Rolls
  • Angels on Horseback (Scallops Wrapped in Bacon)
  • Shrimp Pot Stickers (Served w/ ginger soy)
  • Thai Peanut Chicken Satay (Marinated in Thai sauce)


  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Polish Roses
  • Salami & Cheese Cornucopias
  • Assorted Finger Sandwiches
  • Boursin Piped Endive Leaf’s
  • Assorted Cold Canapes
  • Prosciutto & Melon
  • Chicken Mousse in Filo Cups
  • Fresh Fruit Display
  • Smoked Salmon Pinwheels
  • Crudité’s of Assorted Fresh Vegetables & Dips
  • Assorted Imported & Domestic Cheeses Display
  • Italian Bruschetta bread with Agoglia
  • Margherita (fresh mozzarella, basil and tomatoes w/ crostini
  • Mini Fresh Fruit Kebobs (Raspberry dipping sauce)

Inquire for custom pricing for appetizers