Soup Kitchen Catering

Let our 'make-from-scratch' chef help you with your next catering event.  Chef Alison will custom design an event that reflects your personal tastes and fits your budget.  Using local food, fresh produce….all with the philosophy of sustainability in mind…Capuchin Soup Kitchen Catering can supply:

  • Full menu selections
  • Station menus
  • A strolling buffet event

Whether you are planning a corporate gathering, church dinner, fundraiser or a special event for your family, Capuchin Soup Kitchen Catering will make it memorable.

When you partner with Capuchin Soup Kitchen Catering, you are supporting the soup kitchen’s mission.  All profits of our catering division go back to the soup kitchen’s programs that nourish bodies and spirits  and strengthen communities. We strive to be mindful of environmental concerns by composting organic food waste, and by utilizing recyclable consumables and “earth-friendly” cleaning products.  In all we do, we seek to build alliances with others who share a commitment to this vision. When you choose Capuchin Soup Kitchen Catering, you are investing in our community.

Contact Chef Alison:
Capuchin Soup Kitchen Catering
1264 Meldrum
Detroit, MI  48207-3435
313.579.2100, ext. 2205
[email protected]

Catering Offerings

All of these fresh, made-from-scratch offerings are available through Chef Alison and her staff.


not limited to...

  • Short ribs braised in red wine
  • Roman style chicken breast
  • Cornish hens
  • Pecan crusted chicken
  • Raspberry chicken breast
  • Barley jambalaya
  • Shepherd’s pie
  • Mussels arrabiatta
  • Chipotle blueberry chicken
  • Roast pork chausseur
  • Greek style lamb
  • Madeira braised lamb shanks
  • Sliced top round
  • Apple stuffed chicken breast
  • Brisket
  • Chicken or veal picatta
  • Veal or chicken marsala
  • Veal chop w/wild mushrooms
  • Citrus and tarragon salmon
  • Baked Aegean cod
  • Sole Florentine

Ask about our Vegetarian, Vegan & Gluten Free Options



  • “Stella” potatoes
  • Parslied potatoes
  • Lemon oil potatoes
  • Oven roast potatoes
  • Brown rice pilav
  • White beans with onion confit
  • Au gratin potatoes
  • Roasted seasonal vegetables
  • Grilled vegetables
  • Roast brussel sprouts w/mustard
  • Garlic green beans
  • Baby Belgian carrots

Ask about our box lunches & platters



  • House Salad
  • Bibb & radish w/buttermilk dressing
  • Sour cream & cucumber
  • Mesclun w/fried shallots & blue cheese
  • Orzo, spinach & feta
  • Traditional Caesar
  • Traditional Greek
  • Israeli couscous w/tomato & arugula pesto
  • Couscous, feta & pinenut
  • Mushrooms a la grecque
  • Marinated cucumber, tomato & red onion
  • Spinach fettucine, baby spinach, gorgonzola, balsamic vinaigrette
  • Iceberg wedge with blue cheese dressing & bacon

Ask about our Station Menus


Desserts & Snacks

  • Hand fruit
  • Cut fruit
  • Linzer brownies
  • Cream cheese brownies
  • Apple cobbler
  • Lavender shortbread
  • Fruit mousse
  • Panna cotta
  • Mini pastry trays
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Pumpkin bread pudding
  • “Tollhouse” cookies

Ask about our breakfast menus



  • Goat cheese & herb stuffed radicchio leaves
  • Prosciutto wrapped mango w/arugula
  • Blue cheese, marscapone, and carmelized onion phyllo cups
  • Mini caprese bites: tomato, fresh mozzarella, basil on bamboo skewer
  • Mini potato cakes
  • Moroccan meatballs:ground lamb w/herbs & Moroccan spices w/tahini yogurt dip
  • Ale & rum soaked apricots stuffed w/gorgonzola, rolled in candied pecans
  • Asparagus wrapped w/smoked salmon
  • Endive boats filled with smoked salmon mousse, micro greens spritzed w/lemon
  • California rolls w/wasabi, ponzu & pickled ginger
  • Old English beef skewers served w/horseradish sauce & beer mustard sauce
  • Stuffed figs w/manchego cheese
  • Endive boats w/smoked turkey
  • Greek “salsa” w/flatbreads
  • Beef tenderloin crostini w/mushroom pesto
  • Farmhouse cheddar, chutney, sweet brioche rolls
  • Open face mini reubens
  • Carmelized pear w/gorgonzola on baguette
  • Tuna ceviche
  • Crab cake sw/lemon, caper aioli
  • Lollipop lamb chops
  • Assorted cocktail sandwiches
  • Watermelon gazpacho served in a shot glass
  • Farmers market spinach dip

Ask about what is 'in-season'

Thanksgiving and Christmas Turkey Dinner Packages

Due to unforseen circumstances, we regret that will not be offering Thanksgiving and Christmas catered dinner packages. Thank you for your interest and support of the Capuchin Soup Kitchen. We hope to be able to bring back catering in 2024.