Off-Site Catering

Let Lucy's handle your off-site events from top to bottom. Our catering specialists will work with you to coordinate your entire event in a location of your choice. Lucy's can bring food, service, rentals — even a full bar with tenders — and anything else you need, to anywhere in the area.  No minimum services required.   Check out our menus below for more details.

From tents to backyards to barns, farms, and park pavilions, we provide all types of catering and services!  We service Bloomsburg, Berwick, Danville, Lewisburg, Hazleton and surrounding areas.

For smaller events, check out our Catering Tray Price List for information on having food delivered or picked up for your next at-home, park, church, or office party.  Make your next event as easy as picking up the phone.

Off-Site General Information and Contract Terms

Menu Packages:  Packages can be customized to include additional upgrades, or to eliminated options. Menu selection and signed contract are due 30 days before your event.

Guest Count/Payment Policy - Final guest count must be guaranteed 14 days prior to the date of your function. The number charged is based on the function guarantee or the actual number in attendance, whatever is greater. If no final count is given, you will be billed for your highest estimated count as mentioned on contract. Final payment is due three days prior to event, Any credit card charges over $1000.00 paid to Craft Catering will be subject to a 3% credit usage fee. A payment schedule is welcome, but not required.

Services, Fees and Sales Tax: A 6% sales tax will be added to your final invoice, including services rendered. A $20.00 per server, per hour charge will be determined based on several factors and discussed in advance: level of service determined by head count, style of meal presentation, China processing required, and other service-related specifications. Buffets should expect 1 server for every 24 guests; plated meals should expect 1 server for every 16 guests. Service end-times vary by facility. Service start is estimated for 2-3 hours prior to an event. Staggering staff may also be appropriate. No fees will be applied for cake cutting and services, coffee pouring, passing appetizers, or any other basic services rendered. Drayage: A fee is applied to any off-site catering in order to cover expenses and supplies for a “prep area and kitchen” to be assembled in the venue or on the grounds of the event. Fee is determined by the available resources and amenities on site, client needs, supplies and equipment needed to be packed, transported, unpacked, and returned to storage areas, etc. Average drayage fees for familiar venues is expected between $150 - 200.00.

Dessert: As part of all packages, we offer coffee service after dinner and a coffee station during the event upon your request. Dessert is not included in any packages; an extensive menu is available through our in-house bakery upon request. Clients may sub-contract or provide outside desserts: no fees will be assessed for providing dessert service of items not made by Lucy’s (Craft) Catering.

Children:  Meals for children can be customized to include either a “Kids Meal” at $12.95 per child of any age, or children are welcome to eat from the adult buffet at half price (for children ages 5-12) or at no charge (for children under 5).  

Linens/Tents/Tables/Chairs/Serving and Dish Ware:  All items that are not provided by a venue can be arranged as rentals and are available through a sub-contract, arranged by the Catering Coordinator. Rentals can vary according to head count, style of meal presentation, number of supplemental tables needed, venue provisions, etc. All estimates will be included in contract and can be altered according to the sub-contractor (AO Rent) agreement. Lucy’s (Craft) Catering may require a preparation tent with tables based on provisions at venue. Disposable dish ware and cutlery is available for purchase in a variety of shapes, colors, qualities, etc. Price estimates will be included in contract and can be altered up to one week prior to event.

Deposits and Invoices:   A non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking to hold event date. This deposit is a flat rate of $500.00. If Lucy’s (Craft) Catering works with our subcontractor for rentals, a 30% rental deposit may be added to deposit amount and detailed in the Estimated Bill of your contract.

Food Policy:   Lucy’s (Craft) Catering will prepare the appropriate amount of food based on the final head count given for an event. Any left over food will remain the property of Lucy’s Catering; however, leftover items may become property of the client if a waiver of responsible food handling is signed and dated before leaving the premises. Anyone who fails to sign a waiver may not retain any food, regardless of the number of guests in attendance. No food may be brought into any event by any outside caterers or by individuals without the consent and approval of Lucy’s (Craft) Catering.

Contract Terms: Client understands that Lucy’s (Craft) Catering is not responsible for any venue or premises issues and agrees to details set forth according to agreement for delivery of food, services, and supplies related to food service. Client is guaranteed Lucy’s (Craft) Catering, AO Rent subcontract where applicable, and services on the venue premises upon receipt of deposit.

Craft Catering, LLC is owned and operated by Toni-Ann Yates and Gloria Bailey; over a decade of experience with Lucy’s Kitchen and Catering and Balzano’s Italian Kitchen family of restaurant services.