Food Truck & Catering Services
Chef Tom has been in food service for 43 years, employed for the last 30 of them by the same company. He and his wife, Michele, started their own catering company 12 years ago. Chef Tom has been ServSafe certified for the last 26 years (NSF sanitation and safe practices) and is fully insured. Michele’s Bistro works out of an inspected kitchen, and they have catered over 500 parties with satisfied customers. Michele and Tom live in Budd Lake and can cater your event at your venue.
We do travel! Your options are plenty with Michele’s Bistro. We provide buffet service or full table service. Drop-off catering, full-service catering, wedding catering, or food truck parties. You can choose a pre-built package or customize your menu from our website. We want your event to be what YOU want it to be!
Our Catering Services
- Barn / Tent Weddings
- Birthday Parties
- Anniversary Parties
- Community Events
- Corporate Events
- BBQs & Pig Roasts
- Appetizer Parties
We’ve catered many different events throughout the years, and they all have one thing in common. Our goal from start to finish is at the end of the event, you and your guests are happy and satisfied. Let Michele’s Bistro make your dreams come true!
Your Wedding Day is the most important day of your life. It’s that important to us too. Let us help you make magic!
Full Service Catering
Our experienced team will provide the very best food and service for you and your guests to enjoy. Your day is special to us!
Drop Off Catering
Customize a menu, and we’ll drop off your hot and cold items and set them up for you and your guests.
Food Truck Catering
Food Trucks are an amazing way to celebrate any occasion. We cater all types of events, including birthdays, anniversaries, bridal showers, or baby showers, and corporate parties, as well as media, sporting events and religious celebrations. We offer our standard food truck menu, as well as, the option to customize your menu! We stay open for 1.5 hours, during which time your guests may come to the truck as often as they like to try our different selections. Michele’s Bistro also offers gourmet food truck services. We are self-sufficient for outdoor events and do not require electricity or water from outside sources. We are dedicated to providing gourmet food to make the event one you and your guests will enjoy.
Wedding Catering Services
Michele’s Bistro will make all food fresh the day of the event. We will set up stationary appetizers, the buffet table, the coffee station and pass appetizers to your guests. We will monitor, timely refill the entrees and provide a staff member to answer food related questions at the buffet. In addition, we will bus tables and break down all of our stations. We provide all stainless-steel chafing dishes and coffee urns and high-grade disposables (Yoshi brand). Our team will cut and serve the wedding cake and leave the kitchen clean. Any leftovers will be packaged for you to take home.
Our prices are reasonable and considered to be middle of the road for a catering company, while our service and food are outstanding. We are Servsafe certified (management edition) and fully insured.
Full Service Catering
Michele’s Bistro appreciates the opportunity to serve you on your special occasion! We’re a family-run small business that has worked in the industry for 4.5 decades. We have roots in traditional off – premise catering and continue offering the best food and service at halls and residences.
Michele’s Bistro offers drop-off catering as well! We freshly prepare your food selections, deliver and set them up for your guests to enjoy! Where there is no kitchen to work out of, we often use our custom food trailer as a mobile kitchen, so feel free to have your event in your backyard, tent, hall, or barn. No kitchen….no problem!
Michele’s Bistro Photos
Frequently Asked Questions
What forms of payment do you take?
Michele’s Bistro accepts cash, credit/debit cards, and checks.
Can you accommodate our dietary restrictions?
Since our food is made fresh, we are able to adjust and modify almost any selection to accommodate vegetarians, vegans, gluten-free and dairy-free diets.
When do I need to provide my guest count?
Guest count must be confirmed 10 days prior to the event. At that time the guest count can be increased but not decreased.
Is labor included?
YES! Parties of 100+ people include the labor for the chefs and waitstaff. If under 100 people, a labor charge will incur.
What do I need to do to reserve our date?
Please email us at email@example.com to check the availability for the date in question. Once a menu and service is agreed upon, a deposit will be required to hold your date. Until the deposit is received, the date remains open.
Are tablecloths included in the price?
Linen tablecloths are NOT provided. Please order enough for the food stations, buffet, and coffee service tables if you would like them. We will provide plastic tablecloths by request only.
Call 862-324-6740 to get started!
Customize Your Menu
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Full Service Catering
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