Catering Services Overview

 

Popolo Catering offers a wide variety of services to fit everyone’s catering needs. We understand that the type of event you are planning will determine the type of service you need. Whether you are looking for a lunch delivery for a meeting or you need a dinner buffet for a graduation party or full-serve formal catering for a wedding, we have an option for you! We are based out of San Luis Obispo, CA inside the Courtyard by Marriott and have the ability to travel up and down Central California. We’ve catered in Santa Barbara County and as far North as Big Sur providing a range of services. Feel happy and safe knowing that your event will be executed by one of the biggest and most loved caterers in Central California. Do not hesitate to reach out to us about your event or if you have any questions at either 805-543-9543 or info@popolocatering.com!

Pick Up Service

Includes:

  • Disposable containers for food and beverages.
  • Disposable plates, utensils, napkins, and serving utensils.
  • Drinks will come in bottles, cans, or disposable containers.

 

Pricing:

  • Please see the “Ala Carte Menu” tab for pricing.
  • 7.75% CA State Sales Tax

Delivery Service

Includes:

  • Disposable containers with disposable serving utensils.
  • Disposable plates, utensils, and napkins.
  • Drinks will come in bottles, cans, or disposable containers.

 

Pricing: 

  • Please see Our Menu for our meal packages and ala carte prices.
  • 7.75% CA State Sales Tax
  • Delivery fee, dependent on event location.

 

-San Luis Obispo: $15.00                         -Santa Margarita: $20.00                        -Atascadero: $25.00                       -Templeton: $30.00

-San Miguel: $40.00                                -Los Osos: $20.00                                     -Morro Bay: $20.00                        -Cayucos: $25.00

-Cambria: $35.00                                     -Avila Beach: $20.00                                -Shell Beach: $25.00                       -Pismo Beach: $25.00

-Arroyo Grande: $30.00                          -Nipomo: $30.00                                       -Grover Beach: $30.00                  -Santa Maria: $35.00

-Orcutt: $40.00                                         -Lompoc: $45.00                                       -Buelton: $50.00                             -Santa Ynez: $55.00

-Oceano: $25.00

Casual Catering Service

Includes:

  • Catering equipment (chafers, platters, serving utensils, dispensers, urns, etc.) for selected food items.
  • Delivery service to designated location.
  • Help setting up the food and catering equipment.
  • A staff member will return at the end of the event or food service time to help break down the equipment.
  • Based on availability, choice of renting our dinnerware, flatware, and glassware or complimentary disposable plates, napkins, and utensils.

 

Pricing:

  • Delivery fee, dependent on event location. Please see above list of delivery fee prices.
  • Catering Equipment Fee, dependent on guest count. 15-50: $75.00, 51-150: $150, 151-250: $250, 251-350: $350.
  • 7.75% CA State Sales Tax

Formal Catering

Popolo Catering offers formal catering events three options for meal service: Buffet, Family-Style, and Plated. Below is the breakdown of what each service includes and the cost.

Buffet Service Includes:

  • Catering staff, number of staff dependent on guest count.
  • Based on availability, choice of renting our dinnerware, flatware, and glassware or complimentary disposable plates, napkins, and utensils.
  • Set up of buffet line(s) with our catering equipment.
  • Set up of the table linens.
  • Set up and clean up of dinnerware, flatware, and glassware.
  • Two tray-passed appetizers from our inclusive appetizer list.
  • Choice of adding on additional services to their order.

 

Pricing:

  • Please see our, “Catering Meal Packages” page for menu options and pricing.
  • Catering fee, dependent on guest count.

-15-50 Guests: $75.00

-51-150 Guests: $150.00

-151-250 Guests: $250.00

-251-350 Guests: $350.00

  • 7.75% CA State Sales Tax
  • 22% Service charge. This service charge covers our staff’s hourly wages.
  • Please see our, “Additional Catering Services” page for pricing.

 

Family-Style Service Includes:

  • Catering staff, number of staff dependent on guest count.
  • Based on availability, choice of renting our dinnerware, flatware, and glassware or complimentary disposable plates, napkins, and utensils.
  • Family-style meal service. We will tray pass the entree options and serve side dishes in serving bowls. Family-style service equipment is not included; we do have them available to rent.
  • Set up of the table linens.
  • Set up and clean up of dinnerware, flatware, and glassware.
  • Two tray-passed appetizers from our inclusive appetizer list.
  • Choice of adding on additional services to their order.

 

Pricing:

  • Please see our, “Catering Meal Packages” page for menu options and pricing.
  • Catering fee, dependent on guest count.

-15-50 Guests: $75.00

-51-150 Guests: $150.00

-151-250 Guests: $250.00

-251-350 Guests: $350.00

  • Family-style service fee, dependent on guest count.

-15-50 Guests: $75.00

-51-150 Guests: $150.00

-151-250 Guests: $250.00

-251-350 Guests: $350.00

  • 7.75% CA State Sales Tax
  • 22% Service charge. This service charge covers our staff’s hourly wages.
  • Please see our, “Additional Catering Services” page for pricing.