Specialty Catering

The Village Deli and Grill is proud to offer off-menu catering services.  Our executive chef Todd Oakley offers customized menus for specialty events and corporate functions.  We work with many local farmers and ranchers to provide as much local and seasonal products as possible.  The Village Deli and Grill can offer full service staffing and can help you plan your next event.  We want to provide you with the best of service and will do everything possible to make your event truly special.  Please feel free to contact our Executive Todd Oakley. todd@villagedeli.net  (919)271-5584

Hors D'oeuvres

  • Rustic Brushetta w/ Charred Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella
  • Local Goat Cheese, Arugula and Roasted Red Pepper Bruschetta
  • East Coast Crab Cakes w/ Chili-Lime  Aioli
  • Mediterranean Panzanella Salad in Endive Spears
  • Jerked Pork Sliders w/Jalapeno-Apple Slaw and Dr. Pepper BBQ Sauce
  • NC Pulled Pork Sliders w/ Homemade Coleslaw and BBQ Sauce
  • Smoked Salmon, Caper Cream Cheese and Pickled Red Onion Canape
  • Local Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Chipotle Deviled Eggs
  • Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio w/ Herb Vinaigrette, Spinach and Parmesan
  • Local Goat Cheese and Roasted Sweet Pepper on Grilled Baguette
  • Asian Shrimp Cocktail w/ Sweet and Spicy Chili Sauce
  • Thai Marinated Chicken Satay w/ Spicy Peanut Sauce
  • Lamb Brochette w/ Mint Pesto
  • Handmade Spanikopita 
  • Apple, Aged Cheddar and Smoked Bacon Quiche
  • Mediterranean Chicken Salad w/ Feta in Phyllo
  • Southern Chicken w/ Country Ham in Roma Tomato Cup
  • Artisanal Cheese Platters w Fruit and Crackers
  • Cajun Lump Crab Dip w/ Flatbreads
  • Rosemary White Bean Dip w/ Flatbreads
  • Hummus, Olive Tapenade, Roma Tomato and Cucumber w/ Flatbreads
  • House Guacamole w/ Homemade Tortilla Chips
  • Avocado and Black Bean Salsa in Homemade Tortilla Cups
  • Strawberry and Brie Crostini w/ a Balsamic Reduction


  • Roulade of Beef, Blue Cheese and Spinach w/ Caramelized Onion Au Jus
  • Herb Crusted Airline Chicken Breast in Natural Lemon Sauce
  • Sliced Beef Tenderloin w/ Honey Wheat Rolls, Horseradish & Mustard Cream
  • Pork Loin Roulade w/ Spinach, Parmesan, Apple and Pecan Sauce
  • Chimichurri Roasted Pork Loin
  • Braised Short Rib Ragu w/ Penne Pasta
  • Pan Fried Chicken Breast in Chipotle Gravy
  • Creamy Low Country Shrimp and Grits
  • Poached Chicken Princess
  • Seared Sashimi Tuna w/ Salsa Verde and Chipotle Red Mole
  • Classic Chicken Pot Pie
  • Courtney's Lasagne Bolognese
  • Seasonal Farmer's Market Vegetable Lasagne
  • Grilled Wild Caught Salmon w/ Buerre Blanc Butter 
  • Seared Scallops w/ Brown Butter 
  • Bacon Wrapped Meatloaf w/ Brown Sugar Ketchup Glaze
  • All Natural Chicken Marsala
  • Tequila Lime Grilled Shrimp Kebabs
  • Grilled Mahi Mahi w/ Roasted Corn and Black Bean Salsa
  • Vegetarian Stuffed Shells
  • Balsamic Marinated Portobello Mushroom 


  • Grilled Asparagus w/ Basil Orange Vinaigrette
  • Molasses and Sherry Vinegar Glazed Carrots
  • Green Beans w/ Toasted Almonds and Crispy Onions
  • Parmesan Creamed Spinach
  • Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
  • Grilled Vegetable Ratatouille
  • Cauliflower Mash
  • Red Cabbage and Apple Coleslaw
  • Roast Corn Succotash
  • Yukon Gold Potato Gratin w/ Gruyere
  • Classic Risotto Milanese
  • Fontina and Chive Risotto Cake
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Garlic Whipped  Potatoes
  • Dill and Bacon Potato Salad
  • Brown Sugar Sweet Potato Mash
  • Sweet Potato and Apple Gratin
  • Loaded Twice Baked Potatoes
  • Herb Butter Spinach Fettuccine
  • Ultimate Mac N Cheese


  • Poach Pear w/ Local Greens, Toasted Pecans and Tart Cherry Dressing
  • Arugula, Goat Cheese, Almond Salad w/ Orange Cranberry Vinaigrette
  • Mixed Green Salad w/ Gorgonzola, Candied Pecans, Onion & Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Mixed Green Salad w/ Smoked Beef, Roasted Potato, Spring Onion, Hard-cooked Egg,  Grape Tomato and Gorgonzola Dressing.
  • Panzanella Salad
  • Heircot Verts Salad w/ Dill Vinaigrette
  • Tomato and Shallot Salad w/ Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Chop Salad w/ Bacon and Avocado w/ Gorgonzola Vinaigrette
  • Salad Nicoise w/ Sashimi Tuna and Herb Vinaigrette
  • Grilled Romaine Caesar Salad

Homemade Dressings

  • Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Citrus Vinaigrette
  • Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette
  • Fresh Herb Vinaigrette
  • Hot Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Gorgonzola Vinaigrette
  • Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Ranch
  • 1000 Island
  • Blue Cheese
  • Vidalia Onion
  • Honey Mustard


  • Gourmet Petite Fors
  • Assorted Brownies
  • Assorted Dessert Bars
  • Lemon Cream, Toasted Pine Nut and Cranberry Spanikopita
  • Hazelnut Cream and Chocolate Phyllo Cups
  • Hot Chocolate Lava Muffins
  • Red Velvet Cupcakes w/ Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Mexican Wedding Cookies
  • Chili Spiced Cinnamon Cookies
  • Tiramisu Cones
  • Seasonal Individual Cobblers
  • Capn Crunch Treats

Specialty Menus

Barbeque Menu

  • Eastern North Carolina Pulled Pork 
  • Hickory smoked pork butt featuring a Big Oak BBQ sauce. 
  • Hickory Smoked Pulled Chicken  Featuring Grendeddy Dave's BBQ Sauce 
  • Organic BBQ Baked Beans 
  • Homemade Potato Salad 
  • Southern Coleslaw 
  • Corn Dusted Kaiser Rolls 
  • Chocolate Chuck Cookies 
  • Lemonade, Sweet and Unsweet Tea

Nacho Bar Menu

  • Hickory Smoked Pulled Chicken
  • Smoked Pulled Pork Shoulder
  • Homemade Refried Black Beans
  • Pico De Gallo
  • Tomatillo Salsa Verde
  • Guacamole
  • Chile D’Arbol Salsa
  • Queso Fresco
  • Lime-Cilantro Sour Cream
  • Handmade Fresh Corn Tortilla Chips


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