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 Fare By The Pan

Need to bring something for a potluck dinner? Do you know someone who could use some extra help with cooking? Are you stressed to find time to cook dinner for your family? Are you planning a party and need just a little help with the food? Whatever the case our Fare by the Pan is an affordable way to help with your catering needs!

Our Fare by the Pan is perfect for clients who want to create their own buffet or just needs a little a help to supplement their own food. Refer to  to learn more about our specialty salads and compliment your fare by the pan.

Contact us today to help you plan your menu or fill out the Ala Cart Catering Fare By The Pan catering estimate form and we will forward you an estimate based on your selections and the number of guests. You can also call on us on (508) 873-8093 and discuss your needs. We cater to Worcester, Ma and areas within a 30 mile radius.

Ala Cart Catering Menu Options

Listed below are some of the more common ala cart catering menus that we offer.

Half Pan Serves 10 – Full Pan Serves 20

Chicken Piccata

Boneless Breast Of Chicken Sauteed With Lemon, Wine, Garlic and Fresh Mushrooms Finished With A Light Lemon Sauce and Topped With Capers.

Pommery Chicken

Grilled Boneless Breast of Chicken Encrusted with Fresh Herbs and Whole Grain
Pommery Mustard Over A Light Chicken Lemon Sauce.

Raspberry Glazed Chicken Rosemary

Grilled Boneless Breast of Chicken Encrusted with Fresh Herbs and Topped with a Light Chicken Raspberry Sauce.

Baked Stuffed Chicken

Boneless Breast of Chicken with Choice of Stuffing: Bread and Herb, Spinach and Cheese, Fresh Herb, Ham and Cheese, Broccoli and Cheese. Topped with Light Chicken Sauce. Served with Fresh Whole Cranberry Sauce.

 Chicken Bruschetta (Ala Cart Catering)

Sautéed Boneless Breast of Chicken with Diced Plum Tomato, Scallions, Fresh Garlic, Fresh Basil, on a bed of Tomato Cream Sauce Topped with Shredded Parmesan.

Chicken Marsala

Boneless Breast of Chicken Sautéed with Marsala Wine, Fresh Garlic and Mushrooms Finished with A Chicken Sauce.

New England Chicken

Boneless Breast of Chicken Sautéed with Fresh Apples and Cranberries, and Served with A Maple Caramel Sauce.

Sun-dried Tomato Chicken

Boneless Breast of Chicken Sautéed with Garlic, Wine, and Sun-dried Tomatoes finished with A Tomato Cream Sauce.

Rosemary Balsamic Chicken

Grilled Chicken topped With A Fresh Rosemary Balsamic Chicken Sauce.

Chicken Kabob (Ala Cart Catering)

Mini Kabobs of Chicken with Red Onions, Red and Green peppers.

Chicken Lemon

Boneless Breast of Chicken Sauteed with Garlic, White Wine,  Finished with Artichokes & Capers topped  Light Lemon Chicken Sauce.

Chicken Parmesan

Breaded Boneless Breast of Chicken with Fresh Italian Seasoned Bread crumbs, Topped with Marinara Sauce and Shredded Mozzarella Cheese.

Chicken, Broccoli and Pasta

Sautéed Boneless Breast of Chicken with Broccoli Florets with Penne Pasta Tossed with A Creamy Alfredo Sauce.

Barbecue Chicken

Grilled Boneless Breast of Chicken Marinated in our Sweet and Tangy BBQ sauce.

Mediterranean Chicken

Sautéed Boneless Breast of Chicken with Fresh Garlic, Wine, Scallions, and Mushrooms,  topped with Greek Olives, Diced tomatoes and Finished with a Light Chicken Sauce and A Sprinkle of Feta Cheese.

Boneless Buffalo Wings

Breaded chicken Tenders in a Mild Buffalo Sauce. Served with Bleu Cheese Dressing.

Chicken Tortellini

Sauteed Boneless Breast of Chicken with Spinach and Capers Finished with a Tomato Cream Sauce Tossed Together with Tri-Color Cheese Tortellini.

Chicken Fajita

Sautéed Chicken with Red Peppers, Green Peppers and Sweet Onions Finished with a Cilantro Salsa Sauce. Served with Flour Tortilla, Salsa and Sour Cream.

Baked Stuffed Turkey

Boned Fresh Turkey Stuffed and Rolled with our Savory Bread and Herb Stuffing.
Served with Homemade Whole Cranberry Sauce and Gravy.

Roasted Chicken

Chicken parts with choice of BBQ, or Fresh herbs and seasonings

Louisiana Chicken Gumbo

Chicken pieces served Louisiana style with Okra and Barley

Mediterranean Chicken Gumbo

Boneless Breast of Chicken and Okra Served over a bed of Orzo and topped with feta Cheese

Create Your Own Chicken (Ala Cart Catering)

Creative Catering will gladly customize a menu that will suit your taste!

Tenderloin Tips Bordelaise

Tenderloin Tips sautéed with Garlic, sliced mushrooms and finished with a Red Wine Flavored Demi-Glaze  Sauce.

Stir Fry Beef Teriyaki

Stir Fried Beef Tips sauteed with Red and Green Peppers, Sweet Vidalia Onions and Finished with A Teriyaki Sauce.

Sirloin Tips Vodka Demi

Sirloin Beef Tips sautéed with Fresh Garlic, Mushrooms,  With a Splash of  Vodka and Red Wine Finished with Rich Brown Demi -Glaze Sauce.

Yankee Pot Roast

Traditional Bottom Round of Beef Seared in a BBQ Demi Glaze Sauce and Simmered.

Sirloin Tips Forrester

Sirloin Beef Tips Sautéed with Fresh Garlic, Red Wine,  Shittake Mushrooms, Oyster Mushrooms, and Button Mushrooms Finished with a Demi Glaze  Sauce.

Bleu Cheese Beef Tips

Seared Tips of Beef with Mushrooms and Red Wine finished with A Demi Glaze Sauce and Topped with Crumbled Bleu Cheese.

Beef Kabobs

Skewered Beef with Red and Green Peppers and Sweet Onion.

Beef Marinara

Sirloin Beef Sauteed with Fresh  Mushrooms and Garlic Finished with a Red Wine Tomato Demi Glaze Basil Sauce.

Beef with Broccoli

Flank Steak Beef Marinated in a Rice Wine Soy Sauce Stir Fried with Broccoli and Finished with an Oyster Flavored Sauce.

Beef with Chinese Cello Noodles

Flank Steak Beef Sauteed with Chinese Vegetables and Cello Noodles in a Hoisin Sauce.

Beef Stroganoff

Thinly Sliced Beef Fillet Sautéed with Onions, Mushrooms, Sour Cream, and Herbs, Served on a Bed of Egg Noodles.

Beef Burrito Casserole

Layers of Flour Tortilla, Homemade Chili Made with Chunks of Prime Rib and Ground Beef, Topped with Mild Salsa, Shredded Cheese and Finished Fresh Cilantro.
Served with Sour Cream and Salsa.

Baked Stuffed Steak

Flank Steak Stuffed with Spinach and Cheese and Topped with Savory Brown Sauce.

Orange Flavored Beef

Flank Steak Marinated in a Dark Soy Sauce, Stir Fried with Fresh Garlic, and Stir Fried Chinese Fresh Vegetables Finished with an Orange Soy Glaze and Fresh Orange Zest.

Barbecue Beef

Brisket Style Beef Seasoned With Dry Rub Seared and Simmered In A BBQ Sauce.

Seafood Alfredo

Shrimp and Scallops Sauteed with Fresh Garlic and White Wine Tossed with Penne Pasta and Finished with an Creamy Alfredo Sauce.

Baked Stuffed Sole or Haddock

Baked Stuffed Sole Or Haddock With Choice of Bread and Herb Stuffing, Spinach and Feta Cheese Stuffing or Tomato Bread and Herb Stuffing.

Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon Fillet in a Garlic Fresh Herb Lemon Sauce, Sesame Ginger Teriyaki Sauce,  Cilantro Honey Lime Sauce, or Rosemary Balsamic Herb Sauce.

Mediterranean Haddock

Fresh Baked Haddock Topped with Fresh Bread Crumbs, Tomato Basil, Feta Cheese Finished with a Light Lemon Wine Garlic Sauce.


Homemade Lasagna with Choice of Meat, Vegetable Or Cheese filling.

Penne Pasta with Italian Meatballs

Baked Penne Pasta with Italian Meatballs, Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella.
Served With Parmesan Cheese.

Macaroni and Cheese

Traditional Homemade Baked Macaroni & Cheese. Elbow Pasta with a Creamy Cheese Sauce Topped with Bread Crumbs.

Stuffed Shells

Shell Pasta Filled with A Ricotta Cheese Mozzarella Cheese Blend Topped With A Red Sauce and a Mozzarella Cheddar cheese blend. Baked To A Golden Brown.

Pasta Puttanesca

Penne Pasta Tossed Together With Plum Tomatoes, Scallions, Eggplant, Garlic, Basil, and Kalamata Olives in a Light Tomato Sauce Topped With A Sprinkle Of Parmesan Cheese.


Homemade Meatballs Served With Your Choice of Marinara, Sweet and Sour, or Swedish Cream Sauce.


Eggplant Parmigiana

Layers of Breaded Eggplant Topped with Marinara Sauce and Sprinkled with Mozzarella Cheese and Baked to a Golden Brown.


Sicilian Tortellini

Cheese Tortellini Sauteed with Baby Spinach with your choice of Marinara Sauce, Tomato Basil Cream Sauce, Lemon, Garlic, Herb Sauce, or Alfredo Sauce.

Sausage Marinara

Grilled Sweet Italian Sausage Sliced And Served With Caramelized Red Peppers, Green Peppers and Onions.

Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings With Your Choice Of BBQ, Buffalo, Teriyaki Or Italian.
Approximately 100 wings in Full Pan, 50 in half

Steak Teriyaki Skewers

Flank Steak Marinated In Our Homemade Teriyaki Sauce Served On Bamboo Skewers.


Baked Virginia Ham

Baked Virgina Ham With A Sweet And Sour Glaze.

BBQ Ribs

Baby Back Pork Ribs Marinated In Our Homemade BBQ sauce.

Boneless Pork Strips

Boneless Strips Of Pork In A Garlicky Sweet Ah-So Sauce.

Pulled Pork

Tender Pork Roast Braised And Simmered With Our House BBQ sauce. Served With Rolls.

Roast Pork

Roast Pork Loin With Choice Of Herb Sauce, Teriyaki Hoisin Sauce Or A Demi Glaze Sauce.


Scrambled Eggs Whisked Together With Your Favorite Meats, Vegetables, and Cheese Baked Slowly To A Golden Crisp.


Fare by The Pan – Fresh Vegetables

Fresh Vegetable Medley: A Vast Variety of Seasonal Fresh Vegetables Seasoned and Roasted together with Fresh Herbs and A Blend of Italian Spices.

Roasted Vegetable Medley:A Medley of Local Root Vegetables Seasoned and Roasted Together With Fresh Herbs And A Blend of Spices.

Baby Belgian Carrots: Roasted Baby Carrots with a Butter, Maple Syrup, and Finished with a Splash of Citrus Dill Sauce.

Greek Style Green Beans: Fresh Green Beans sauteed with Onions , Garlic and Tomato Simmered in A White Wine and Fresh Italian Seasonings finished with A Lemon Dill Sauce.

Green Bean Almondine:Fresh Green Bean Sauteed with Sliced Almonds Finished with A Splash of White Wine and Seasonings.

Grilled Vegetables: A Vast Variety of Seasonal Fresh Vegetables Seasoned and Grilled.

Butternut Squash: Traditional Mashed Butternut Squash with Butter, Maple Syrup and Honey, Cinnamon, Nutmeg and Cloves.

Roasted Butternut Squash: Butternut Squash Cubed And Roasted Slowly with Butter, Honey and Fresh Sage.

Fare by the Pan – Sides

Rice:Rice Pilaf, Spanish Rice, Fried Rice, Dirty Rice, Wild Rice.

Orzo: Rice Shaped Pasta Simmered and Served in a Light Tomato Sauce and Topped With Crumbled Feta Cheese and Parmesan Cheese.

Potato:Oven Roasted Red Bliss Potato, Oven Roasted Yukon Gold Potatoes, Mashed Potato, Garlic Mashed Potato, Garlic Basil Mashed Potato, Sweet Potatoes, Steamed Garlic Herb Baby Potato.

Couscous: With Diced Tomato, Onions, Kalamata Olives, Basil and Feta Cheese.

Pasta:Penne Pasta with Choice of Red Sauce, Alfredo Sauce, Tomato Cream Sauce, or Aglio Olio.

Polenta:An Italian Dish of Cornmeal Baked with Stock, Butter, Feta Cheese and Fresh Herbs Diced tomato and Finished with Parmesan Cheese.