Appleton Catering Wilmington Delaware


Chilled Appetizers

Fresh Vegetable Tray…serves 30-45


Loaded with goodies – Served with ranch dressing for dipping




Pepperoni & Cheese Tray….serves 30-45


Swiss, Cheddar, provolone and pepper cheese with dipping mustard




Grape & Imported Cheese Tray…serves 40-50


A delicious tasting of cheese wedges of the world!


Trio of Cheese Carousel…serves 40-50


Port wine cheese spread, Cheddar spread, jalapeño and spinach spread




Combo Appetizer Tray …serves 25-35


Made up of fresh vegetables, pepperoni & cheese, and fresh fruit




Mountain of Fruit Tray…serves 40-50


Perfectly ripe pineapple, strawberries and more, year round!




Carved Watermelon overflowing with fruit salad


Carved into a basket, baby carriage, whale, or a pig




Watermelon Peacock overflowing with fruit salad


Makes a beautiful centerpiece for your buffet




Big Italy Tray…serves 35-45


Italian delicacies - pepper shooters stuffed with Proscuitto and provolone, Italian bruschetta, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers and cured Capacola ham.



7 layer Dip with corn tortillas…serves 25-35


Refried beans, Cheddar, lettuce, tomatoes, onions, olives


and jalapeños




Overstuffed Mini Sandwiches…over 100 pcs.


Our version of a "tea sandwich" stacked high on a double-decker tray




Pinwheel Mini Sandwiches…over 100 pcs


Tri-colored tortilla wraps sliced into “pinwheels” and piled high




Crisfield Crab Dip…serves 25-35


A classic with Old Bay seasoning. Served with an assortment of gourment crackers.




Shrimp Tray…approx. 115


5lb. 21-25 ct. shrimp with some slammin’ cocktail sauce



Hot Appetizers

Mini Crab Cakes…over 100 pcs


Served with cocktail sauce




Swedish Meatballs…100 pcs


Made with a classic brown sauce swirled with sour cream




Marinara Meatballs…100 pcs


Cocktail meatballs in our own sauce




Marinara Mushrooms & Meatballs…100 + 100


Whole button mushrooms and cocktail meatballs in our own sauce




Shrimp Creole…100pcs


Spicy Louisiana tomato sauce served over white rice




Sweet Italian Sausage in Garlic Marinara


100 pcs... Delicious!




Key West Shrimp…approx. 100 pcs


Glazed with sweet and sour sauce served on a bed of tropical rice pilaf




Chicken Fingers…5 lb (approx. 40 pcs)


Served with BBQ sauce




Chicken Dijon Appetizer….approx.100 pcs


Served with fabulous Dijon – Cream sauce




Scallops Wrapped in Bacon- 100 pcs


Glazed with BBQ sauce




Tijuana Chicken….approx.  100 pcs


Pure chicken breast meat – a little spicy and a little sweet




Chicken Wings…10 lbs., approx.  100 pcs


Not too mild, not too hot, just right




Mini Quiche Lorraine…over 100 pcs


Moist and delicious – with bacon and Swiss cheese




Mini Ham and Cheddar Quiche…over 100 pcs


Made with diced honey ham and sharp Cheddar cheese


Spanikopita… 100 pcs


Spinach and feta cheese wrapped in filo dough


Homemade Soups  Fills a 6 qt. Crock Pot    20-25 portions

Beef Barley



Farmhouse Vegetable


Beef Noodle



Kennett Square Mushroom


Broccoli & Cheddar



Manhattan Clam Chowder


Chicken Noodle



Navy Bean


Chicken Chili



New England Clam





Shrimp Bisque


Country Chicken Noodle



Spicy Crab Soup


Crab & Corn Chowder



Split Pea with Ham


Cream of Broccoli



Sweet Sausage and Pasta


Cream of Crab



Vegetable with Chicken


Cream of Potato & Bacon



Wedding Soup


Green Salads

25-30 portions

prime rib tray

Garden Tossed Salad


with Ranch and Balsamic vinaigrette


Caesar Salad


Mouth watering dressing and homemade croutons!




Greek Salad


Mixed greens with feta, onion, cucumber, tomatoes and olives


Chicken Caesar Salad


With garlic roasted chicken








Italian meats, cheeses and condiments over crisp romaine




Prepared Salads

Homemade Potato Salad

$4.99 lb.

Classic Pennsylvania Dutch style




Cole Slaw

$4.99 lb.

We call it "Maw's slaw", named after our great-grandmother.




Pasta Salad with Veggies

$4.99 lb.

Pasta spirals with an herb vinaigrette




Fresh Fruit Salad

$5.99 lb.

Honeydew, cantaloupe, red and green grapes, fresh strawberries




Egg Salad

$6.99 lb.

Hard-boiled eggs, pickle relish, celery, yellow mustard, Hellman's mayo, salt and pepper, that's it




Fresh Tuna Salad

$7.99 lb.

"Southern style" with a little diced aple for sweetness!


Fresh Chicken Salad

$8.99 lb.

Made fresh daily




Beef Entrées

prime rib tray

Meatballs in Marinara Sauce….100


Two meatballs fit perfectly on a club roll




Top Round Roast Beef….priced per lb.

$12.99 lb.

(1 lb. of roast beef is enough to make 5 small sandwiches) with au jus




Italian Roast Beef….priced per lb.

 $12.99 lb.

Our Top Round Roast Beef seasoned with plum tomatoes, rosemary and roasted garlic.



Texas Beef BBQ….10 lb. tray


(10 lb. of BBQ is enough to make 35-40 small sandwiches)


Mouth watering - Like eating ribs without the bone!




Hickory Smoked London Broil

$16.99 lb.

Upscale beef for a great price




Teriyaki-Ginger London Broil….priced per lb.

$16.99 lb.

Absolutely delicious - One of our Best!




Prime Rib
  (24) 5 oz. buffet cuts, priced per cut


  (12) 10 oz. dinner cuts, priced per cut




Filet Mignon
  (18) 3 oz. buffet steaks, priced per cut


  (9) 6 oz. dinner steaks, priced per cut





Turkey & Chicken Entrées

Roast Turkey Breast….priced per lb.

$14.99 lb.

(1 lb. of sliced turkey breast is enough to make 5 small sandwiches)




Chicken Chesapeake….serves 20-25


Boneless & sliced chicken baked in a cream sauce loaded with crabmeat




Chicken with Sage….serves 20-25


Lightly herbed with a country chicken gravy




Three Citrus Chicken….serves 20-25


Our own citrus – butter sauce with lemon, orange and lime




Chicken Dijon….serves 20-25


Baked in a fabulous Dijon – cream sauce




Lemon–Rosemary Chicken….serves 20-25


Freshly squeezed lemon and freshly picked rosemary make this dish exceptional



Chicken Parmesan….serves 20-25


Topped with freshly grated parmesan and shredded provolone




Roasted BBQ Chicken

$3.75 ea.

3 oz. boneless chicken breast glazed with sweet BBQ sauce



Pork Entrées

Pulled Pork BBQ…10 lb. tray


(10 lb. of BBQ is enough to make 35-40 sandwiches)




Carolina BBQ…10 lb. tray


"Vinegar and herb style" Delicious!




Sausage, Peppers and Onions (Garlic and Oil)…serves 18-20


Traditional Italian dish with fresh garlic and extra virgin olive oil






Sweet Italian Sausage in Marinara Entree…serves 20-25


We buy this right from the farmer himself - awesome!




Italian Roasted Pork….priced per lb.

$12.99 lb.

With basil and garlic (1 lb. of roast pork is enough to make 5 small sandwiches)




Glazed Ham with Pineapple ….priced per lb.

$7.99 lb.

We use premium spiral sliced ham and serve it with a delicious orange-honey glaze




Whole Roasted Pig…enough to make 25-30 sandwiches

Market Price

Our "centerpiece" pig comes golden brown, complete with sunglasses, a Hawaiian lei, and an apple in its mouth. Order extra pulled pork on the side to feed additional people.



Vegetables & Potatoes


Green Bean Almondine…25 portions



Made with butter, diced and sauteed bacon and toasted almonds






Green Bean Casserole…25 portions



Baked in a mushroom cream sauce and topped with golden onions






Glazed Baby Carrots



Glazed with brown sugar and honey






Vegetable Medley



Oven roasted vegetables with butter and fresh herbs






Steamed Broccoli Spears



With butter and a hint of garlic






Rosemary and Roasted Garlic Red Bliss Potatoes



Simmered in chicken broth with fresh rosemary






Country Seasoned Yukon Gold Potatoes



Oven roasted and seasoned with Old Bay - the best!






Scalloped or Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes



Absolutely delicious!






Rice Pilaf



Flavored with chicken stock, carrots, celery, onions, and lightly seasoned




Baked Ziti …Serves 12-16 for dinner, 25-40 as a side dish


Made with mozzarella, provolone, parmesan and ricotta cheeses




Ziti Alfredo …Serves 12-16 for dinner, 25-40 as a side dish


Four cheeses with a delicious garlic-cream sauce




Penne Vodka …Serves 12-16 for dinner, 25-40 as a side dish


A "blush" sauce made with tomatoes, cream, and parmesan cheese




Penne Appleton …Serves 12-16 for dinner, 25-40 as a side dish


Sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, cream, white wine, and fresh herbs




White Mac & Cheese …Serves 25-40 as a side dish


Made with a blend of white Cheddar, provolone, and parmesan cheeses




Yellow Mac & Cheese …Serves 25-40 as a side dish


Made with white Cheddar and yellow Cheddar cheese




Pasta Seafood Supreme …Serves 12-16 for dinner, 25-40 as a side dish


Crabmeat, shrimp, and pastat served with our own "Old Bay" cream sauce




Deep Dish Lasagna …(two 6 lb. trays)


Made with ground beef and sweet Italian sausage




Stuffed Shells…50


Served with our homemade garden marinara sauce




Seafood Entrées

Maryland Crab Cakes…minimum of 16

$8.50 ea.

4 oz. handmade crabcakes




Seafood Supreme with pasta…serves 12-16 for dinner, or 25-40 as a side dish


Crabmeat, shrimp, and pasta served with our own "Old Bay" cream sauce.




Key West Shrimp…serves 16-20


With sweet and sour sauce served on a bed of tropical rice pilaf




Shrimp Scampi…serves 16-20


Classic garlic butter sauce served over rice pilaf


Toasted Almond Shrimp …serves 16-20


A sweet cream sauce with sliced almonds toasted in butter - served over rice.


Spinach Stuffed Salmon…minimum of 20

$8.50 ea.

"Florentine" style with spinach and cheese




Assorted Kaiser Sandwiches…minimum of 12

$7.25 ea.

Turkey and Swiss, roast beef and provolone, ham and cheddar, and some of our delicious salads




Rolled Deli Trays with rolls…minimum of 12

$7.50 ea.

Includes turkey, roast beef, imported ham, Genoa salami, American, provolone, and Swiss cheeses and club rolls. Includes lettuce, tomato, pickles, onions, mayo and mustard




Sandwich Wraps…minimum of 12

$7.25 ea.

Assorted salads and deli meats beautifully arranged on a deli tray. Made with tri-color flour tortillas




Assorted Hoagie Tray

$7.75 ea.

Italian, roast beef, turkey, tuna salad, or chicken salad subs. Lettuce, tomato, and pickles on the hoagie. Onions, hot & sweet peppers, oil & mayo will be on the side.




Overstuffed Mini Sandwiches…over 100 bite pieces


Our version of a "tea sandwich" stacked high on a double-decker tray




Pinwheel Mini Sandwiches…over 100 pieces


Tri-colored tortilla wraps filled with deli meats and cheeses, sliced into pinwheels and piled high


Cookies & Pastries

Cookie Tray
Delicious assortment topped with wrapped candies


Small serves 12-18


Large serves 25-35




Pastry Tray…approx. 80 pcs.


Cream puffs, éclairs, cannolis, mini cheesecakes, mini baklava, and more




Biscotti Tray…serves 25-30


Orange, lemon and anise pizzelles, almond and chocolate dipped biscotti, and jelly filled rugula.




Italian Cookie Tray…serves 25-30


Italian raspberry filled butter cookies, cannolis and pizzelles




Chocolate Covered Strawberries…approx. 60


Hand dipped jumbo strawberries




Chocolate Obsession Tray…serves 25-30


Wrapped chocolates, chocolate nuts, chocolate creams and more!




Cheesecakes & Pies

dessert buffet

Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake


Creamy Cheesecake


Cheesecake with Fresh Strawberries


Triple Chocolate Cake


Black Forest Cake


Lemon Torte


Touch of Strawberry Cake


Double Layer Carrot Cake


Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup


Strawberry Swirl Cheesecake


Raspberry Chocolate Cake


All Occasion Cakes

upside down cake

Pick a Cake Size

¼ sheet

serves 15-18



8" round

serves 10-12


½ sheet

serves 30-35



10" round

serves 15-20


full sheet

serves 45-85



12" round

serves 25-30





Pick a Cake Flavor

Yellow, Chocolate, Marble, Sponge (Chiffon), Carrot

Pick a Filling

Banana, Cherry, Lemon, Raspberry, Chocolate Cream, Strawberry, Cannoli Cream, French Cream, Chocolate Mousse, Vanilla Custard

Pick an Icing

Cake Icing, Homemade Buttercream, Chocolate, Cream Cheese

Wedding Cakes

wedding cake catering

Make an appointment with one of our event planners to see dozens of different cake designs to choose from or bring a picture of that perfect cake! Wedding cakes are included in your wedding quote.


Lunch Assorted Sodas, Water & Ice

Includes 1.2 per person - regular, diet, bottled water and ice

$1.35 per person



Dinner Assorted Sodas, Water & Ice

includes 1.6 per person - regular, diet, bottled water and ice

$1.85 per person



Fresh Brewed Iced Tea …75 servings


Sweetened or unsweetened
5 gallon thermal container – with sweeteners and lemon included




Lemonade or Fruit Punch…75 servings


5 gallon thermal container




Coffee Service…Regular


Regular coffee, half & half, sweeteners, cups, spoons, napkins


50 Servings


100 Servings


Gourmet Coffee Service


Includes hot chocolate, gourmet & decaf teas, flavored syrups


50 Servings


100 Servings


Extra Cooler of Ice


75 lbs. of ice


Buffet Equipment

Paper Products

$1.35 per person

Chinet plates, napkins, cups and all plastic cutlery


$3.50 per person

Upscale disposable plates.
Includes stainless steel flatware, dinner napkins, and beverage cups.
Great for a home party or or casual wedding


$5.50 per person

Includes dinner plates, appetizer plates, dessert plates, napkins, bar cups, and stainless flatware.

Chafing Dishes

$20.00 each

Contracting chafing dishes includes all equipment for your buffet (sterno fuel, all serving utensils, salad bowls, bread baskets, etc.)



90" Round Linen (Fits on a 3 ft. round table)

$12.00 each

90" Round Linen (Fits on a 4 ft. round table)

$12.00 each

108" Round Linen (Fits on a 5 ft. round table)

$13.50 each

120" Round Linen (Fits on a 6 ft. round table)

$17.00 each

Banquet Linen (Fits on a 6 ft. rectangular table)

$10.00 each

Banquet Linen (Fits on a 8 ft. rectangular table)

$10.00 each

17 ft. Table Skirt (Fits on all tables)

$17.00 each



3 ft. round table

$10.00 each

4 ft. round table

$10.00 each

5 ft. round table

$10.00 each

6 ft. Rectangular Banquet Table

$10.00 each

White Bistro chair

$2.00 each

White Folding chair (with padded seat)

$3.00 each

Copyright © 2012 Appleton Catering.

Appleton Catering
1319 Newport Gap Pike Wilmington, Delaware 19804

(1/4 mile south of Prices Corner)

Phone: 302-992-0998
Fax: 302-992-0996