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‘Tis the season of weddings, graduations, communions, bar/bat mitzvahs and company picnics…and we cater for all.


We specialize in making intimate events memorable for our customers.  Our professional staff will work with you one on one to find the right solution for the perfect event.  Regardless of the occasion or nature of your event, the staff at Ellen’s Bakery & Cafe will work closely with you to plan the experience that meets your needs.

Appetizer and Platter Buffet

Cold Hors D'Oeuvres​​
  • Grape Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil Caprese skewers - $24/dozen

  • Apple & Walnut Crostini with blue cheese - $24/dozen

  • Smoked Salmon Canapé with Dijon Mustard Sauce - $36/dozen

  • Beef Canapés with Roasted Peppers, Horsey Sauce and Scallions - $36/dozen

  • Deviled Eggs - Chipotle, Pesto or Classic - $24/dozen

  • Tomato, Fresh Basil and Mozzarella Bruschetta - $24/dozen

  • Goat Cheese Canapés with Sweet Peppers - $24/dozen

  • Brie Canapés with Strawberries and Almonds - $24/dozen

  • Duck Confit on Rye Points and Mango Chutney - $30/dozen

  • Seared Tuna Crackers with Wasabi Creme Fraiche, Soy Vinaigrette - $36/dozen

  • Shrimp Cocktail with Spicy Rooster Sauce or Cracked Mustard Sauce - $30 per pound (16-20 shrimp per pound)

Hot Hors D'Oeuvres​​
  • Parmesan-Spinach Risotto Cakes - $24/dozen

  • Oriental Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet and Sour Sauce - $24/dozen

  • Spinach & Feta Phyllo Packets - $24/dozen

  • Asian Chicken Satay - $36/dozen

  • Meatballs - Marinara, Swedish or Sweet and Spicy - $18/dozen

  • Crab Cake Bites with Spicy Remoulade Sauce - $36/dozen

  • Stuffed Mushrooms with Salsa, Bacon and Cheese - $24/dozen

  • Jerk Chicken Skewers with Rum Glazed Pineapple - $36/dozen

  • Crispy Salmon Bites with Remoulade Sauce - $36/dozen

  • Grilled Bacon Wrapped Shrimp - $36/dozen

  • Garlic Beef Satay - $36/dozen

  • Fresh Vegetable Crudités Platter with Garlic Herb Dip

    • Small (serves 8-15) - $30​

    • Medium (serves 15-25) - $55

    • Large (serves 25-40) - $95

  • Vegetable Hummus Platter with Cucumber, Carrot, Celery and Grilled Pita

    • Small (serves 10) - $40​

  • Seasonal Fruit

    • Small (serves 8-15) - $48​

    • Medium (serves 15-25) - $90

    • Large (serves 25-40) - $150

  • Domestic and Imported Cheese with Crackers

    • Small (serves 8-15) - $75

    • Medium (serves 15-25) - $125

    • Large (serves 25-40) - $185

Miniature Sandwiches - Dinner Roll Size ($48/dozen)
  • Grilled chicken breast topped with lemon-thyme mayonnaise, roasted pepper and provolone cheese

  • Ham & Swiss topped with mustard-mayo, lettuce and tomato

  • Smoked Turkey with lettuce, tomato, cucumber, alfalfa sprouts and basil mayo

  • Tomato, mozzarella, arugula, balsamic glaze with fresh basil

  • Miniature Pork Belly Reuben

  • Mini Cubano Sandwiches

  • Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches (slider size) with Saga Blue and Pickled Red Onions - $6.50/each​

appetizers being served
  • Garden salad topped with tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, shaved red onions and croutons served with a choice of dressing - $3.50 per person

  • Greek salad topped with feta cheese, tomatoes, Kalamata olives, pepperoncinis, shaved red onions and beets served with Greek dressing - $4.50 per person

  • Romaine salad topped with blue cheese, sliced pears, dried cranberries, shaved red onions and pistachios served with balsamic vinaigrette - $4.50 per person

  • Brown Derby Style Cobb salad topped with blue cheese, crispy bacon, chopped tomatoes, hard boiled eggs, avocado and diced chicken served with a choice of dressing - $5.00 per person

  • Classic Caesar salad with house made croutons, parmesan cheese and Jimmy's Caesar dressing - $4.50 per person

  • Chef salad with ham, smoked turkey, American and Swiss cheese, tomatoes, carrots, cucumbers, shaved red onions and croutons served with a choice of dressing - $5.00 per person

  • Cole Slaw - Creamy or Vinaigrette - $8.00 per pound

  • Mustard Potato Salad - $8.00 per pound

  • German Potato Salad with bacon, mustard and chives - $8.00 per pound

  • Classic Maurice Salad with turkey, ham, Swiss, olives, sweet gherkins and "Hudson's" Maurice dressing - $5.00 per person

  • Caprese Salad with Roma tomatoes, red onion, fresh basil, fresh mozzarella, balsamic glaze and arugula salad - $5 per person

  • Garden Vegetable Penne Pasta salad tossed in a light vinaigrette and parmesan cheese - $8.00 per pound

  • Caesar Penne Pasta Salad mixed with shredded parmesan, diced tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, baby spinach, croutons and Caesar salad dressing - $8.00 per pound

  • Mediterranean Orzo Pasta Salad with roasted peppers, capers, feta, sun-dried tomatoes and chives in a citrus-cumin vinaigrette - $8.00 per pound

  • Penne Pasta Salad mild with white beans, lemon, roasted peppers, sun dried tomatoes, pesto and peas - $8.00 per pound


Please contact us at (248) 681-5700 to order.

Your menu will be prepared by Chefs Ellen and George Kalergis.  All items are made from scratch with the finest ingredients.  Our goal is to accommodate your guests and serve the appropriate amount of food you may need.  Prices shown are per person unless stated.  Prices are subject to change due to market fluctuations.  PLEASE NOTE: Both parties agree upon the amount of food and beverage listed in the contract.  Ellen's Bakery and Cafe is not responsible if the amounts of food and beverages are not enough to supply the duration of the function.  No further food or beverage will be available for delivery.

Ellen's Bakery and Cafe can also arrange for servers and bartenders.  The cost is $25 per hour with a minimum of 4 hours per person.  Staff is to be paid by the host or hostess at the end of the event. The wait staff and bartenders are not employees of Ellen's Bakery and Cafe - they are a separate service and we do not receive any compensation from them.  Chef Fee is $150 for the first four hours and $40 for each additional hour.  Ellen's Bakery and Cafe requires a $200 deposit to hold the date. Balance of the payment is required the day of the event.  Unless arranged in advance, Ellen's Bakery and Cafe does not remain at the event.

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