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First Fruits Gourmet Wedding Cakes

  • $3.75
    Buttercream Style Decorated Cake

    Buttercream Style Decorated Cake (Per Serving) Includes basket weave styles, drapes, etc. Fresh florals are not included.

  • $5.50
    Rolled Fondant Style Decorated Cakes

    Rolled Fondant Style Decorated Cakes (Per Serving) Smooth style fondant frosting over buttercream. Includes all elegant gum paste flower edibles, ribbons, fresh florals, etc.

  • $65.00
    Grooms Sheet Cake

    Grooms Cakes Sheet Cake (Single Layer) Includes chocolate curls and fresh fruit.

  • $85.00
    Grooms Double Layer Sheet Cake

    Grooms Cakes Sheet Cake (Double Layer) Includes chocolate curls and fresh fruit.

  • $3.75
    Grooms Cake Tiered Styles

    All styles available. Tier Cakes (Per Serving)

  • $50.00 to $90.00
    To add fresh, silk, or dried flowers

    To add fresh, silk, or dried flowers (pricing varies seasonally)

  • $45.00
    Local delivery and set-up charges

    Local delivery and set-up charges

  • Cake Flavor Guidelines

    Each of these flavors are very moist and original to First Fruits Bakery. Our Vanilla Bean Vanilla is the most popular traditional wedding cake flavor (we hand scrape the whole vanilla bean and add micro vanilla to the batter). - Strawberry - Crimson Red Velvet - Vanilla Bean Vanilla - Rich Dark Chocolate - Wett Cool Lemon - Dense Carrot - Wett Moist Coconut - Apple Spice - Italian Cream - "Big Orange" Velvet

Please select from the following to customize your special menu. When selecting more than one Entrée/Meat item simply choose the approximate servings of each Entrée/Meat combined to equal the number of guests. Normal size portions can accommodate those number of guests or smaller Entrée/Meat portions of both can be prepared giving each guest both items. Then customize the soups, salads, and side items that you would like served. 50 person minimum.


  • $3
    Hearty Vegetable

    Tomato stock-based soup with sirloin bites and fresh vegetables with potatoes.

  • $3
    Creamy Broccoli Green Pepper

    Fresh cream-based soup with diced whole broccoli and roasted green pepper.

  • $3
    Black Bean

    Thick and Cajun spicy soup garnished with sour cream and chives.

  • $3
    Cheesy Cauliflower Mushroom

    Cheddar cream-based soup with cauliflower florets and mushroom halves.

  • $4
    Shrimp Gumbo

    Traditional spicy base with rice, okra, diced blackened shrimp, and bell peppers.


  • $5
    Gourmet Tossed

    Gourmet mixed greens topped with shredded cheddar cheese, bacon crumbles, toasted almonds and croutons. Please choose two of the following special recipe salad dressings: creamy bleu cheese, zesty ranch, bacon ranch, honey Dijon, raspberry vinaigrette, balsamic vinaigrette.

  • $5
    Spinach Pecan

    Fresh de-stemmed spinach leaves, tossed with bacon crumbles, Parmesan cheese and raspberry vinaigrette dressing.

  • $5
    Romaine Chutney

    A unique romaine salad - diced and tossed with a rich cherry chutney curry dressing topped with toasted coconut.

  • $5
    Caesar Salad

    Romaine lettuce tossed with croutons, parmesan cheese and a traditional Caesar dressing.

  • $3
    Roasted Garlic Coleslaw

    Super creamy coleslaw with an added hint of roasted garlic.

  • $3
    Chipotle Potato Salad

    Tangy diced red potatoes with a traditional toss and an added hint of minced chipotle peppers.

Entrée / Meat

(When selecting two meat items, an average of both combined will be charged)

  • $12
    Pecan Chicken Gallentine

    Rolled chicken breast stuffed with a roasted pecan cornbread stuffing and covered with a hint of curry white sauce.

  • $12
    Lemon Pesto Chicken

    Boneless chicken breast topped with a ricotta cheese and parmesan cheese herb mixture then drizzled with a flavorful lemon pesto sauce.

  • $13
    Chicken Marsala

    Chicken breast baked and tossed with mushroom halves and covered with a creamy wine sauce.

  • $19
    Peppered Chutney Filet

    Tender strips of beef tenderloin, simmered in a sweet and spicy café grind pepper and chutney sauce with chives.

  • $22
    Herb Grilled Filet Tenderloin

    Eight ounces of beef filet tenderloin seasoned and grilled to a perfect medium and served with marinated mushroom halves.

  • $15
    Marinated Rosemary Roast

    Large eight ounce portions of melt-in-your-mouth tender beef roast pieces with a wonderful garlic rosemary marinate flavor.

  • $13
    Dijon Pork Roast

    Pork loin steaks simmered in a light sage Dijon marinate.

  • $12
    Herb Crusted Pork Roast

    Eight ounce pork loin steaks baked with a flavorful fresh herb rub and glaze.

  • $14
    Danish Babyback Pork Ribs

    ½ racks of tender simmered pork ribs glazed with a rich barbecue sauce.

  • $9
    Pulled Gourmet Pork Barbecue Loin

    Tender gourmet pork barbecue tossed lightly with a savory tomato-based barbecue sauce and served with large gourmet buns.

  • $13
    Hickory Smoked Ham Steaks

    Tender premium smoked ham steamed to perfection and served with a light brine glaze.

  • $14
    Shrimp and Salmon Scampi

    Jumbo shrimp and salmon filets simmered in a traditional garlic butter scampi sauce.

Potatoes & Side Dishes

  • $4
    Whipped Potato Casserole

    Tasty potato dish blended with sour cream and topped with shredded cheddar cheese and drizzled with butter.

  • $4
    Rice Pilaf

    Long grain rice sautéed with caramelized onions and steamed to perfection.

  • $4
    Parsley Baked Red Potatoes

    Partial peeled red potatoes halved and simmered and baked with butter, herbs and fresh parsley.

  • $3
    Glazed Baby Carrots

    Steamed tender baby carrots covered with a light savory caramel glaze.

  • $3
    Mushroom Sweet Pea's

    Tender sweet pea's tossed with a mushroom casserole and baked.

  • $4
    Parmesan Corn Casserole

    Southern style creamy corn with a rich Parmesan sauce.

  • $3
    Green Beans Amandine

    Tender beans slow-cooked with country ham pieces & roasted almonds.

  • $4
    Vegetable Stir-Fry

    Fresh cubes and florets of broccoli, squash, bell peppers, shredded carrots, and mushrooms all steamed to perfection and lightly seasoned.

  • $4
    Gourmet Broccoli Casserole

    Rich and cheesy casserole with large broccoli florets topped with seasoned sourdough bread crumbs.

  • $3
    Sautéed Mushrooms

    Wonderfully marinated mushroom halves and caps steamed with chives.

  • $4
    Sautéed Kale and Apples

    Unique greens dish prepared with fresh Granny Smith apples and onions, simmered with bacon.

  • $4
    Spinach Casserole

    Bacon seasoned spinach in a nice fresh cream sauce mixed with a blend of cheeses.

Beverages & Bread

  • Beverages & Bread

    Iced tea sweetened or unsweetened and Coffee regular or decaffeinated.  Are  included with menu pricing on specifically dinner meals. Fresh baked dinner rolls are included with menu pricing.


(Fee for disposable ware is $1.50 per person added to the menu subtotal.To add china, etc. see “Guest Service Rentals”)

First Fruits Guest Services. Fifty (50) person minimum required. There are no “Event Day” hidden add-on charges. Gratuity covers professional uniformed staff, delivery, set-up, clean-up and buffet linens and skirting. Gratuity Service 20% of subtotal. Priced Per Person.

  • $3
    Guest Services Rentals

    Rentals include - plates, stainless flatware, glassware (stemmed), & Large Disposable napkins . We can offer rental company referrals for other rental items (tents, tables, guest table linens, etc.)

  • Reserve Date Contracts & Gratuity

    First Fruits Catering holds reserved "Event Dates" by contract on a first booked-first served basis. The "Non-Refundable" contract fee is 25% of the Grand Total for services, and is collected to "hold the date" and cover Admin. fees . Special provisions in our contract allow clients to incorporate changes to their menu and guest count up to three weeks prior to the event that can change the 75% remaining balance due. A 50 Person Minimum is required for ALL Catering.   20 % Gratuity- All Buffet and Hor d oeuvre Receptions :covers professional uniformed staff, delivery, set-up, clean-up of our work area and clearing of dining rooms tables. 30% Gratuity- Plated Meal Receptions:  plus above gratuity services .

  • Bartenders and Alcohol

    Insurance liabilities do not permit First Fruits Catering to provide bartender staff, set-ups, or glassware for alcohol . We can refer the most professional bartender staff at the most affordable price. Inquire with us regarding your bar needs.


  • $60.00
    Punch Fountain

    Punch Fountain (rental) Custom designed white and silver 5-gallon fountain. Fountain has cherub accents and topper cup. Rental includes fresh floral arrangement.

  • $7.00
    Jar Punch Display

    Jar Punch Display (rental - each) Large clear 2-gallon jars with custom stainless ladles.

  • $35.00

    Custom flavors are available or choose from our classic favorites: - Strawberries-n-Cream - Raspberry Iced Tea - Sangria White Grape - Lemonade - Limeade - Sparkling Cranberry - Pineapple Apricot - Peach Iced Tea - Raspberry Lemonade - St. Martin Punch

  • $30.00

    Coffee (regular or decaffeinated) (recipe serves 35 people) Flavored coffee or mild blend; accompaniments (cream and sugar)

  • $30.00
    Hot Spiced Apple Cider

    Hot Spiced Apple Cider (serves 35 people)

Mixed Appetizers Priced Per Person

  • $3
    Fresh Vegetables Display

    Large variety of raw vegetables, trimmed to bite size, assorted with peppercorn ranch.    

  • $3
    Gourmet Cheeses

    Assorted gourmet cheeses cubed into unique shapes with cheese leaves, accompanied by a special recipe roasted pecan cheese ball served with gourmet pepper crackers.

  • $3
    Caramel Apple Fondue

    Large wedges of Granny Smith apples skewered for dipping into a rich buttery caramel sauce.

  • $4
    Fresh Fruit Fondue

    Includes large watermelon baskets with fresh fruit balls, pineapple tree, grapes and strawberries served with a rich chocolate sauce and cream cheese dip.

  • $3
    Spinach Dip with Toast Points

    Chilled spicy creamy chopped spinach dip served with toasted sourdough points.

  • $3
    Traditional Special Recipe Humus

    Special Recipe Humus. Served at room temperature with toast rounds/Blue Chips.

  • $5
    Smoked Salmon Filet

    Displayed whole salmon atop a creamy kalamada olive spread topped with sprinkled capers. Served with asiago bread rounds.

  • $7

    Includes Proscuitto honeydew, artichokes, mixed olives, asiago bread rounds with herb oil, mixed salami rounds, grapes, and marinated mozzarella cubes.

  • $3
    Herb Spinach Roma Tomatoes

    Herb stuffing spinach mixture stuffed in cherry tomatoes topped with fresh shredded parmesan cheese.

  • $3
    Red Potato Cups

    Steamed red potato halves filled with a curried potato salad recipe that includes capers and fresh herbs topped with green olives.

  • $5
    Chicken Salad Phyllo's

    Super chicken salad recipe includes roasted almonds and grape halves. Served in a light buttery phyllo cup.

  • $3
    Spicy Chicken Tortilla Pinwheels

    Southwestern Chicken, cilantro, chili cream cheese, and Mexican two cheeses spread on tortilla's, rolled and sliced.

  • $4
    Mac N Cheese

    Southern Gourmet twist on the traditional. Three Cheese (Velvetta, Cheddar, Parmesan) creamy Rotini Goodness!

  • $4
    Phyllo Spinach Cups

    Baked Phyllo "muffin size" cups filled with our signature spinach dip.

Gourmet Salads Priced Per Person.

  • $5
    Roma Spinach Salad

    Curly leaf spinach tossed with wedged roma tomatoes, parmesan cheese, soy nuts, sesame sticks and pistachio nuts in a cream cheese Caesar dressing.

  • $6
    Cajun Shrimp Slaw

    Chopped cabbage and broccoli slaw tossed with a creamy sour cream dressing with cubed gouda cheese, Cajun jumbo shrimp, and sugar snap peas.

  • $4
    Pesto Rotini Salad

    Rotini tossed with a creamy herb sour cream dressing with black olives, celery, chives, and parmesan cheese.

  • $5
    Seven Layer Mexican Dip

    A layered blend of the following: green leaf lettuce, home-made black bean spread, diced tomatoes, herb sour cream, smoked cheddar cheese, guacamole and ripe olives. Served with authentic blue chips.

  • $5
    Caprese Salad

    Roma tomatoes sliced and layered with fresh basil leaves, sliced mozzarella then drizzled with an herb olive oil.

  • $4
    Broccoli Salad

    Bite-size florets of broccoli tossed with raisins, shredded cheddar cheese, shredded carrots and a creamy herb sour cream dressing.

  • $4
    Moroccan Couscous Salad

    Israeli-style couscous tossed with olives, onion, fresh parsley, and diced carrots tossed with a lemon vinaigrette.

  • $4
    Southern Cornbread Salad

    Layered Mexican cornbread crumbles, bacon, black beans, green peas, whole kernel corn, green peppers, tomatoes, and green onions. Each layer drizzled with buttermilk garlic dressing.

  • $4
    Southwestern Black Bean Salad

    Tossed black beans, corn, fresh avocado, red onion, and ripe tomatoes in an extra virgin olive oil vinaigrette.