Beach Plum Chef of Cape Cod

Catering: About Our Services   

Yes: servers, bartenders, station chefs, butlered apps, event planning, tent and rental assist, bar assist, ice delivery, preferred wines list 

Beach Plum Chef of Cape Cod Catering Menus are seasonal and feature local seafood, farmers market highlights, grass fed meats, game, and artisan products.

spinach and ricotta pastries - appetizers beach plum chef personal chef and event services of cape cod

Spinach and Ricotta Pastries w Raisins and Toasted Almond Slivers – Beach Plum Chef Recipe

Menus are built with our clients, and are based on what you like to eat, the feeling of your event, and what you value most.

We specialize in custom menu planning – which means we consider your personal interests, and inspiration.

Many clients contact us for seamless menu planning that will incorporate gluten free, dairy or allergen free, or other dietary needs or lifestyle values. We can make an entire menu, or just a part of the menu for these requirements.

We also offer vegan, and vegetarian wedding menus. And we support culture/ food fusion.

– chef/owner Dana Dunbar

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Seared Cod w Sauternes Reduction, Creamy Horseradish Potato, Nectarine, Watermelon Pickle ****

We build each menu with you – working backwards from the entrees. For this reason, we do not feature an a la carte menu. Starting with the entrees, or what is most important to you, allows us to control how foods are paired together = harmony.

Some Passed Appetizer Ideas:

Seafood  Appetizers, Vegetarian and Vegan Appetizers, Poultry Game and Meat Appetizers 

All Special Event Appetizers    

Catering FAQs Below    

Shrimp Leek Empanada
Tomatillo Salsa
Fresh Tomatillos Peach Tree Farms Falmouth MA

Beach Plum Chef Table Setting

New – We now special order organic Piedmontese/Angus beef – in addition to American Kobe and other grass fed humanely raised products.

Catering FAQS:

Where do We Cook?  For smaller events we cook onsite. A smaller event is a guest list of 2-25.

While most of our events are from 2-65 guests, we also offer services for up to 150 guests.

We may work from a commercial kitchen for the prep; either way we typically bring our own equipment to your event, and do the finish work onsite. This means your food is fresh.

Do you make everything from scratch – appetizers, soups, sauces, etc…?  Yes.  If you ordered humus, we made it.

Plated Dinner or Buffet Service: Guest Count – 2 – 150.

 Dana: I have extensive experience planning menus to suit specific event dynamics and goals. I can also assist with event planning and on-location matters, and will be happy to advise.

Do you offer  tastings? We offer a complimentary tasting menu for some events, typically weddings. Please inquire. Our main goal is to instill confidence before your event.

  • Tasting menus are based on specific menu proposals.

Tax or No Tax? Mass meals tax does not apply when we prepare food on your premises. Otherwise, 6.5%.

Contract Info: All events are priced and agreed upon by contract before your event.

Deposit: We require a deposit of $250 to hold your date.

Event work is guaranteed via our contract with you.

Rental Serviceswe can assist you with planning and ordering tenting and rental services.

Engagements: “I am planning a surprise event for two – can you supply the linens, flowers, and candles and have it all in place when we get there?”  Yes, we can.

Staff: Servers, Bartenders, Greeters, Wine Bar Service….

Servers $25 per hour, Bartenders $25 – $35, Station Chefs/ Second Chefs, Raw Bar Opener $35 – $50. Some specialty drink bartenders and wine staff are $35 – $50.

Wine specialists – are a nice addition for open bar event service – and wine pairing menus.

Servers: black and white for formal events, or khaki and tan for casual events.

Minimum Catering Order: $350


Beach Plum Chef of Cape Cod makes signature cocktail recipes – 

Cranberry-Lime Champagne Cocktails

We also keep a list handy on where to purchase gluten free beer, biodynamic wine, and organic beers and wines

And locally made Cape Cod, Nantucket Island, and Martha’s Vineyard Beers.

Important: We do not purchase or resell alcohol – clients pay vendors directly.


*All prices subject to change. 

Beach Plum Chef of Cape Cod  ; USA    

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