It’s the time of the year for hosting parties! Whether you’re planning a Memorial Day bash, celebrating a graduation party, prepping for Father’s Day festivities, or just hosting a cookout for friends and family, we have plenty of recommendations for local restaurant takeout and caterers to help you make your event a blast! Checkout some of these local business that have been voted as the Hunterdon County Happening Finalists and Winners.

Small Bites

Get fancy and host with a spread of small bites. Appetizers, hot hors d’oeuvres, and charcuterie boards offer you the chance to get creative with a theme. These small bites can help cater to any dietary restrictions of your guests without limiting your menu. While your guests serve themselves, you can be free to enjoy your party alongside them. Maximum fun. Minimal cleanup.

The Rail

Order a charcuterie board or an assortment of mini foods from The Rail. It’s a great way to provide your guests with variety.

157 Main St, Whitehouse Station, NJ

Harper’s Table

Choose from an assortment of fried appetizers to make your party sizzle. You also have to option on renting out the bar trailer to add drinks to your next bash.

1316 NJ-31 North, Annandale, NJ

51 Lansdowne Catering & Mercantile

Have 51 Lansdowne help you craft the perfect hors d’oeuvres station that will delight all your guests!

29 Race St, Frenchtown, NJ

For the Grill

Nothing pairs with warm weather quite like grilling and eating outside. Prep some side dishes and snacks while the main course roasts outside and away from your kitchen. Check out some of the local butchers where you can pick up your favorite cuts to feed all of your guests!

Elite Meat

Find fresh beef, pork, veal, lamb, chicken, sausage and more!

23 Old Hwy 22, Clinton, NJ

Rambo’s Country Store

There’s nothing better than a juicy steak or a tender roast. Stop by and check out the meat selections at Rambo’s.

68 Main Street, Califon, NJ


For easier options to feed your guests, check out our best recommendations for catering! Host a memorable gathering with minimal prep and clean up. Plan a picnic or just hang out in the backyard. No matter the location, you’ll be free to spend more time celebrating with your guests than in the kitchen with the help of these local caterers.

The Little York

Choose from trays of salads, pasta, chicken, or seafood dishes from the Little York.

569 Spring Mills Rd, Milford, NJ

Under the Moon Café and Catering

Choose from a half tray for smaller parties or larger trays full entrée options like Chicken Marsala, Seafood Paella, or vegetable fried rice.

23 N Union St, Lambertville, NJ

Edible Underground

At Edible Underground, you’ll find homestyle catering in the form of yummy comfort food. Serving Hunterdon County and the surrounding area.

Mountainview Chalet

Inquire about catering with Moutainview Chalet for a custom menu perfect for your party.

154 Route 173, Asbury, NJ

In-Home Private Dinner Services

Want to make your celebration extra memorable? Book a private dinner prepared by professionals right in your home! They’ll take care of all the shopping and ingredient sourcing, prepping the food, cooking, serving you and your guests, and even cleaning up! You can have the maximum time to relax and connect with your guests without the stress of playing the host and taking care of all the little food details. These chefs serve the Hunterdon and Bucks County areas.

Servis Events Private Dinner

With a changing monthly menu, Nicolas and Stephen Servis bring the chef’s table to you. With all locally-sourced and seasonal ingredients, you can be sure of a multi-course experience like no other.

Zest Culinary Services

Create an intimate dinner experience in the comfort of your home without getting tied up with all of the details. The Zest chefs will work with you to craft a menu that fits the tastes of you and your guests and deliver an in-home experience your guests won’t forget. Commemorate a special occasion with a special experience.

Navarro Private Chef Services

Personalize a menu with all of your guest of honor’s favorites! Create a delicious dinner experience where you don’t have to deal with any of the stress.


Feeding a large crowd, but what to keep your menu simple? You can’t go wrong with the classic pizza. Pizzas can easily be customized for gluten free and vegetarian guests, so everyone can be included. Take a look at our selections for pizza places with takeout options perfect for those with dietary restrictions.

Market Pizza

32 S Main St, New Hope, NJ

Joe’s Pizzaria & Restaurant

8 Commerce St, Flemington, NJ

Duke’s Pizzeria & Restaurant

371 Pittstown Rd, Pittstown, NJ

The Little York

569 Spring Mills Rd, Milford, NJ

Pipolo’s Pizza

50 Bridge St, Milford, NJ

Specialty Cakes

End your party with the perfect sweet treat. Get a custom cake made for your guest of honor or go with a little twist and try cupcakes or cakepops! Check out these local specialty bakers that can help you create a sweet treat for your guest of honor that captures their personality, accomplishments, or simply their favorite flavors.

Cinderellie’s Sweets

Maddalena’s Cheesecake & Catering

Chocolate In The Oven

For more Hunterdon Happening winners, take a look at the Happening List here.

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