Catering

Catering

Rico’s Catering is committed to excellence in serving you and your Guests. It is our pleasure to include event planning and consultation in our service. Our professional and experienced consultants are dedicated to helping you plan a memorable event with a personal touch. We will coordinate any combination of services, from menu and beverage selection, to décor and entertainment.

Catering Menu

APPETIZERS

Stuffed Jalapeño 

Quesadillas (4 per order):  Beef, Chicken, Shrimp & Monterrey Jack Cheese, or Cheese

Chicken Flautas: Corn Tortillas Stuffed With Ranchero Chicken and Deep Fried

Quail Legs: Succulent quail legs wrapped in bacon and grilled

BBQ Ribs: Our famous tender, “Fall of the bones” baby back ribs glazed with our special bbq sauce

 

SOUPS for a GROUP

Arrives piping hot as a great addition to wraps and salads.  Comes in ready-to-serve container complete with a handy-dandy ladle.  Sizes include Bowl / ½ Gal. / 1 Gal.

Baja Chicken Enchiladagluten free

Beef Barley

Broccoli Cheddar

Southwest Style White Cheddar and Poblanogluten free

Vegetable Soup  

Chicken Soup  

Charro Bean Soup

* Our choice of soups change daily, so please contact the Rico’s Catering Department to find out what’s cooking.

Please allow 2 hours advance notice to cook up your soup.

SALADS

Perfect for salad lovers our salads are made to order and served with your choice of dressing. Sizes include Individual / Med Bowl / Large Bowl

Garden Salad 

Fajita Salad: Beef or Chicken

Cesar Salad: With Grilled Chicken

Favorite Dressings Include:  Ranch, Light Italian, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Non-Fat Vinaigrette, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard or Italian

WRAPS TRAYS         Medium / Large

Trays include a variety of Wraps cut in half and decoratively arranged on a Platter that you CUSTOMIZE!  Choose any wrap or get a combination platter.

Beef or Chicken Fajitas

Vegetable

Sliced Ham

Sliced TurkeyWheat wrap with sliced turkey breast, roma tomatoes, sprouts, guacamole, ranch dressing. 390 Calories

SEASONAL FRUIT TRAYS

A delectable assortment of seasonal fruit.

Medium Tray 12-4 oz Servings (2 lbs.)

Large Tray 26-4 oz Servings (6 ½ lbs.)

FAJITA PACKS

Choice Of Beef Or Chicken Served With Rice, Refried Beans, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Chile Con Queso, Grilled Onions, Pice De Gallo, Flour Tortillas, Chips & Salsa. Add 4.50 per person for 3 shrimp

ENCHILADA / Tamale TRAY

2-pp.  Ground Beef, Chicken.  Served With Rice & Refried Beans

Tamales Topped With Tomatillo Sauce & Cheese

NACHO BAR

Ground Beef, Chile Con Queso, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Pice De Gallo, Chips & Salsa.

TACO BAR

Choice of Ground Beef or Chicken Served with Lettuce, Tomato & Shredded Cheese

DESSERTS

Flan 

Tres Leches

Sopapillas

Key Lime Pie: Homemade with the tart flavor of Key Limes, blended creamy and smooth in a Brown Sugar Crust and Golden Meringue

DESSERT TRAYS (24 servings per tray)

Medium Tray 12-4 oz Servings (2 lbs.)

Large Tray 26-4 oz Servings (6 ½ lbs.)

Assorted Cheesecake Bites

Brownies

Cheesecake Slices

Cheesecake Bites: Assorted Cheesecake Bites with Graham Cracker Crust

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Lemon Squares

Key Lime Bites

 

SPECIALTY DESSERT STATIONS

Rico’s Catering can design a custom dessert station or menu that will make your event unique.  Our consultants can suggest:

Chocolate Fountain

Dessert Tree

Shortcake Station

Ice Cream Sandwich Station (made with fresh basked on-site cookies)

Deluxe Coffee & After Dinner Drink Bar

Frozen Yogurt Sundae Bar

X-tras: Pint or Quart

Chile Con Queso

Refried Beans 

Mexican Rice 

Guacamole

Sour Cream 

Pico De Gallo 

Homemade Flour Tortillas (per dozen)

NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE SELECTIONS Per Gallon

Iced Tea: with lemons & sweeteners

Lemonade 

Flavored Tea: mango, strawberry, raspberry

Flavored Lemonade: mango, strawberry, raspberry

Sodas & Bottled Water: Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke

Freshly Brewed Coffee: with creamer & sweeteners

BY THE CASE:

Sodas

Bottled Water

 

BAR & BEVERAGE SERVICES

These bar packages include disposable cups, napkins, ice, appropriate mixers, garnishes, bar table and linens. Add sodas and bottled water to any bar package for $1.50 per Guest.

SANGRIA & MARGARITAS

On the rocks with fresh fruit

FROZEN MARGARITAS (Machine rental required.)

VODKA LEMONADES

Flavored vodkas with fresh-squeezed lemonade, soda & tonic

Skyy Pineapple vodka

Stoli Raspberry vodka

Firefly Sweet Tea vodka

SPECIALTY MARTINIS

Grey Goose vodka, Absolut vodka, Tanqueray gin

Pomegranate

Lemon Drop

Appletini

Blue Martini

Chocolate-Tini

 

BOTTLED BEER

Domestic: Bud Light, Budweiser, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Shiner Bock

Imported: Corona, Dos Equis Lager, Dos Equis Amber, Heineken

WINE

Merlot, Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon

BAR STAFF

Bartender: There is a three-hour minimum charge for bartenders.

Cocktail Staff

Bussing Staff 

SET-UP & EXTRAS

If you prefer to provide the alcohol, let us make it easy with these extras. Includes cups, napkins, ice & limes

Full Bar Set-up

includes cups, napkins, ice, sodas, juices & garnishes

Bar Table Rental ††

Frozen Machine Rental ††

Price may vary based on event details.

††Delivery fee may apply.

 

Bartenders are required when alcoholic beverages are provided by Rico’s Catering. Our bartenders are TABC Certified. To ensure the safety of your Guests, we reserve the right to slow or cease service as needed. Our consultants will determine the quantity of bartenders and/or cocktail staff needed, based on the size and duration of your event.

The following details should be considered as you plan your event:

BUFFET STAFF & SERVICE

Rico’s Catering specializes in buffet service and custom event design.  Enthusiastic and professional, our staff will welcome your Guests to the buffet, assisting in serving the menu you’ve selected. Our consultants will determine the quantity of staff needed based on your menu and event details. For custom menus or events with less than 40 Guests, we are happy to provide an estimate based on the quantity of staff needed.

Menus presented in our brochure include buffet staff at no additional charge (based on a 40 Guest minimum). Our buffet staff will:

  • Set up, maintain & replenish menu items on the buffet
  • Welcome Guests & assist in serving the buffet
  • Break down & clean up the buffet serving area*

SERVING TIME

Menus presented in our brochure include a standard amount of buffet serving and set-up times. Standard times are:

  • 1 ½ hours of buffet serving time
  • 1 to 1 ½ hours of set-up time prior to buffet service, dependant on event details

Extended buffet serving and set-up times are also available. Additional set-up time may be required by event facilities or to allow for wedding ceremonies and other programs. These charges, starting at $75 per hour, are dependent on quantity of staff needed and will be added to your proposal.

BUFFET EQUIPMENT & DINNERWARE

Menus presented in our brochure include:

  • Table linens & décor
  • Buffet serving pieces & utensils
  • Heavy-weight, disposable plates, flatware & napkins

ON-SITE GRILLING & COOKING

We take pride in serving only the highest quality, freshest food available. To ensure this, our highly-trained cooks will grill, roast or sauté many of our menu items at your event, adding professionalism and excitement. We bring our wood-burning grills for on-site mesquite grilling, when possible. Our consultants will determine the quantity of cooks needed, based on your menu and event details. These exclusive services, starting t $150, will be added to your proposal.

* If additional clean-up of the event premises is required, a fee will be added to your proposal.

BAR STAFF & SERVICE

We specialize in superior bar service. The bar packages presented in our brochure are designed to combine value-pricing and a variety of quality beverages. Bartenders are required when alcoholic beverages are provided by Rico’s Catering. Our bartenders are TABC Certified. To ensure the safety of your Guests, we reserve the right to slow or cease service as needed. We will not serve alcoholic beverages to anyone under the age of 21. We reserve the right to ask for identification. Our consultants will determine the quantity of bartenders and/or cocktail staff needed, based on the size and duration of your event.

RENTALS & FINER TOUCHES

Rico’s Catering is proud to partner with several outstanding rental and event companies so we may recommend the best quality and pricing for all your finer touches. We can coordinate these for you or we are happy to schedule and accompany you to any appointments to assist in your selection. Our consultants will determine the amount of rentals required for your event. Consider the following as you plan your event:

  • Guest seating: tables, chairs, linens 
  • China, flatware, glassware†
  • Entertainment
  • Valet parking
  • Centerpieces
  • Tents & lighting
  • Specialty service staff: bartending, cocktailing, bussing, cake service

DELIVERY & TRAVEL FEES

Events within 30 miles of our location do not incur any additional delivery fees for menu and beverage services. We are happy to be a part of events outside this 30 mile radius and will add the appropriate travel fee to your proposal. If rentals are a part of your event detail, delivery and pick-up fees will be added to your proposal, based on event location.

BOOKING YOUR EVENT

We want to help make your event a success. Although a few weeks advance notice is often sufficient, in order for us to best serve you, we recommend confirming your event as soon as possible. Due to high volume, weekend or holiday events usually require more advance notice. A 50 percent deposit is required to reserve the date and a signed contract will confirm the details. Due to a limited availability of dates, a portion of the deposit is non-refundable in the event of cancellation. Rico’s Catering accepts Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Diner’s Club, and personal or company checks. Personal checks are subject to credit card guarantee. Gratuity is optional (not required or expected), and is suggested only when your expectations are exceeded.

Additional service staff is required with the use of china and will be added to your proposal.