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Wedding at Silverwood Park


To ensure a distinctive and personalized experience for your event, an Approved Catering List has been established. This list reinforces Three Rivers Park District's commitment to providing the highest level of service and guest satisfaction.

The catering companies were selected to best serve you based on their commitment to excellence in customer service and their ability to provide a wide variety of catering options and exceptional value. Each of the chosen caterers offers the flexibility to create a personalized menu for your event without compromising high standards of professional service.

When having your special event at the Park District catered, you are required to select a caterer from the Approved Caterer list. Other caterers not on the approved list are not allowed to cater in or drop off. Please note that a caterer’s usage fee is assessed to each caterer by Three Rivers Park District; it is the caterer’s responsibility to pay this fee, however you should expect it to be incorporated into your bid from the caterer.

Zero Waste

Three Rivers Park District is committed to lessening our impact on the environment by reducing the amount of waste generated at events. Some venues are designated Zero Waste Facilities, and all of our caterers provide either reusable dinnerware, tablecloths and napkins, or compostable substitutes. Contact a caterer listed below or call Guest Services at 763.559.6700 for more information.

Alcohol and Security Services

Please review information on alcohol and security services.

2017 Approved Caterers

Features Dietary options
Kosher-friendly Gluten-free Vegan
Big Ten/All Occasions Catering
Atlas Grill
B's on the River
Chowgirls Killer Catering
Classic Catering/The Picnic Pleasers
Common Roots Catering
Complete Beverage Service/Seventh Street Social
Countryside Catering
Create Catering
D'Amico Catering
Divine Swine Catering
Famous Dave's Catering
The Lookout Catering
Marna's Catering
Mintáhoe Catering & Events
Pinstripes Catering
We Cater To You

*Custom menus can be developed to fit your needs and interests.

Download the 2017 Approved Catering List

Big Ten/All Occasions Catering

All Occasions Beverage Services logo4703 Highway 10, Arden Hills

Features: Bar services, on-site grilling, custom menu, gluten-free and vegan
Dietary options: N/A

All Occasions Beverage Services has been an off-site bar service business since 1990. We have one of the largest beer and wine selections to offer for any occasion. Our bartenders are experienced, professionally trained and certified. We offer glassware or disposable eco-friendly ware for you to choose from. We have all of the required liquor licenses and insurance needed. We take pride in customer service and strive to do our best for every event. We are there to provide an enjoyable experience from beginning to end —from set up to clean up! We offer different packages and can customize any job to your liking. Give us a call to discuss your beverage needs for your next event!

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Atlas Grill

Atlas Grill logo200 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis
612.338.4700 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Kosher-friendly, gluten-free, vegan

Thank you for considering Atlas Grill to cater your next event. Whether you are planning a wedding, a corporate event or special occasion, the friendly staff at Atlas will handle every detail of your event just the way you envisioned. We are ready to help you plan the details– simple to grand.

Atlas’ modern take on Mediterranean cuisine offers an eclectic menu to please you and your guests. Our menu is made from scratch with the finest ingredients– offering plated dinners, buffet or Atlas’ platter style service.

Atlas is known for our Signature Fire Roasted Meats and Seafood. A healthier style of grilling that is unique to Atlas. We provide restaurant quality food for large groups.

Atlas combines delicious food, great service and attention to detail that is sure to make your event memorable.

To get additional information or schedule a tasting, please contact our catering department.

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B’s on the River

B's on the River logo1455 County Road 27, Watertown, MN 55388
952.955.2223 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Kosher-friendly, gluten-free, vegan

B’s on the River offers a full service restaurant, bar, banquet facility, off-site catering, outdoor barpatio, wedding reception area, and golf course. We are able to offer a variety of cuisine options on the catering side of our business, some examples include: sandwiches, soups, salads, barbecue cook-outs, hog roasts, rotisserie chicken, entrees, hors d’oeurvres and much more.

B’s on the River wants to create a unique event experience for you and your special occasion. While our event menu is merely a guideline and can be specially crafted for your needs, we are well-known for our mouthwatering low and slow hog roasts which can be brought to a location of your choice to be handcarved for your guests. Whether you are having a large, formal event or a small, casual gathering for friends B’s on the River will have your guests in awe of our delicious food and our outstanding service team.

As we previously mentioned, our menus reflect only a small sample of what we are able to offer and, with our experienced staff, we can customize a menu to fit any event need or budget. B’s on the River owns all of the equipment needed to successfully handle every event no matter how small or large it may be. We also offer tents, ice carvings, linen rentals, china rental, dishwashers, servers and bartenders, full bar service including a variety of beer, liquor, soda and wine options. We can take care of everything from A–Z.

B’s on the River would love to be part of your special event and would be happy to answer any questions you might have about your upcoming event. We look forward to hearing from you!

Bryan Baumann
B’s on the River, Owner and Executive ChefChef’s Production

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Chowgirls Killer Catering

Chowgirls logo1222 2nd Street NE, Minneapolis
612.203.0786 •

Features: Custom menus and onsite grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

For over 12 years, Chowgirls has been championing sustainability with a commitment to local, organic, and seasonal ingredients. We offer extraordinary, approachable food and memorable experiences with a boutique aesthetic and handcrafted hospitality.

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Classic Catering

Classic Catering logo403 West 60th Street, Minneapolis
612.869.0642 •

Features: Bar services, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, Custom Menus, Vegan/Vegetarian Options

We have been serving the Twin Cities area since 1985. We cater all types of events from weddings, reunions, corporate and social events to picnics. We offer reasonable prices and a large selection of food and service options all with good old fashioned personal service. From casual to elegant, the choice is yours!

Weddings – Weddings are one of our specialties. Whether you’re looking for a buffet, plated dinner, casual or elegant event, we have the options for you.

Corporate – We offer drop-off, setup or fully catered services. From simple boxed lunches, breakfast, lunch, and snack options to fully catered events.

Bar Service – Cash Bar, Host Bar or a package, we offer it all. We have a variety of beer, wine and hard ciders.

Picnic Pleasers

The Picnic Pleasers

Picnics – Groups from 50–2,000 serving such items as pulled port, turkey or grilled on-site options like hamburgers, chicken, ribs, corn on the cob, beverages and more!

We also can arrange many other services including:
• Tents, Tables and Chairs
• Inflatables
• Face Painters
• Caricatures
• Bar Service

Thank you for considering Classic Catering and The Picnic Pleasers.

Classic Catering & The Picnic Pleasers

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Common Roots Catering

Common Roots Catering logo2940 Harriet Avenue South, Minneapolis
612.353.4261 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

At Common Roots Catering, we create food with local character that is worthy of your celebrations and special events. We provide good food and exceptional service to every client. We’ll make your wedding or event memorable with our modern take on classic American cuisine using local and organic ingredients. Every bite we serve is fresh, made from scratch and crafted with care. Our skilled coordinators are ready to work directly with you through the process of selecting the perfect menu, bar, serviceware and staffing options. We specialize in eco-friendly catering and offer full-service staffing with delivery, set-up, service, bartending and clean-up available. Let us make the vision of your big day a reality.

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Complete Beverage Service

Complete Beverage Service logo1100 1100 South Rankin Street, Saint Paul
800.550.7750 •

Features: Bar services
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan, onsite grilling

Complete Beverage Service is a full service beverage caterer. We are considered the “best” in the industry, a term we worked hard to achieve. At Complete Beverage Service, we do it all, from delivery to setup to cleanup. We have you covered with the required insurance, proper licenses and certified, professional bartenders. With over 25 years of experience, we can handle full beverage service for your 50 to 50,000 special guests.

Complete Beverage Service can work along side your selected food caterer to provide beverage service at moderate price.

Seventh Street Social

7th St Social logo2176 West 7th Street, Saint Paul
651.330.4688 •

Whether you are planning a wedding, company picnic or a holiday extravaganza, Seventh Street Social will create a menu sure to be a “Complete Success.” We are passionate about fresh, delicious and fabulous food for every occasion. Our innovative chef, along with our highly trained professional staff, have the experience and passion to cater your special event to perfection.

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Countryside Catering

Countryside Catering logo714 Highway 55, Medina
763.478.2101 •

Features: Custom menu, on-site grilling and carving
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

At Countryside Catering, we like to think beyond the box. Our team dedicates themselves to making your special event memorable, enjoyable and, of course, delicious. From our high quality food to our superior service, we strive to make the overall experience of your wedding, graduation party or special event unforgettable by meeting the needs of your unique group.

We provide casual cuisine or formal fare and offer a selection of ethnic specialties. Our chefs use locally grown produce that often includes herbs and vegetables from our own kitchen garden. We enjoy creating customized menus and are skilled at tailoring events that match your dreams with your budget.

Our talented and friendly team can provide the level of staffing that suits your event—from full formal service to delivery and set up. Our reputation for great food and service has garnered us many awards both at the Countryside Café and Countryside Catering. We are proud to have been named “Best Caterer” in our area for several years in a row.

We invite you to explore our website You will find photos of our great food as well as menu and event ideas. Please call us for more information:

Peg Rasmussen, 763.478.6869

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Create Catering

Create Catering logo1121 Jackson Street NE Studio #145, Minneapolis
612.331.3310 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

Create Catering offers fully customized catering and bar services. We work within our clients’ vision to deliver a truly unique planning and event experience for all types of events. The creativity of our chefdriven menus, coupled with the verve and polish of our service staff set us apart from other catering providers. We are so committed to local foods and sustainable events that we bought a 35-acre farm and now grow nearly 500 pounds of vegetables each year for our events!

Featured Events Styles:
• Weddings – formal and pastoral
• Corporate Dinners and Lunches
• Corporate Outings
• Cocktail & Small Plate Parties
• Pairing Dinners: Wine/ Local Beers/ Craft Cocktail/ Mocktail
• Groom’s Dinners

Service Styles:
• Plated Meals
• Buffet Meals
• Family Style Meals
• Small Plates
• Grilling and Cocktails

Dietary Options:
• Vegetarian/ Vegan
• Dairy Free
• Gluten Free

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D’Amico Catering

D'amico Catering logo275 Market Street Suite 117, Minneapolis
612.238.4444 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Kosher-friendly, gluten-free, vegan

As a proud member of the D’Amico & Partners family, D’Amico Catering takes the culinary artistry perfected in our restaurants and expands the palette to reflect broad and eclectic menu options that inspire and delight. D’Amico Catering is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades for our imaginative cuisine and impeccable service. Our loyal clients trust our expertise to deliver perfection for all of their events, be it an intimate dinner for 10, a grand reception for 5,000 or a large sporting event for 10,000.

From corporate to social, small to grand, D’Amico Catering offers versatile and fun catering options to fit all of your event needs. Planning a unique summer business meeting? Delight in our Naturally D’Amico program featuring interactive food stations and garden to table dishes. Hosting a fundraiser? Guests will delight in our innovative sips and bites pairings. Getting married? Enjoy our affordable plated and buffet meals. Our expert chefs, food designers and event service team will ensure your celebration is a success that will be raved about for years to come.

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Divine Swine Catering

Divine Swine Catering logo23840 Pillsbury Avenue, Lakeville
952.469.2635 •

Features: On-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

For over 30 years, Divine Swine Catering has been providing Slow Roasted Pork, Beef, and Turkey as well as a full line of Hot and Cold Side Dishes, Desserts, and Beverages. Buffet Style!

We are known for Pig Roasts, but also offer on-site Grilling, Octoberfest, Hawaiian Luau, BBQ Ribs and Chicken, Breakfasts, Box Lunches, Mexican, Holiday, and Irish Menus. All of our menus have Vegetarian offerings available as well. And our quantities are legendary.

“We’ll Roast a Pig That You’ll Really Dig...and Much, Much More!”

Divine Swine Catering will handle any event. Weddings, Company Picnics, Birthdays, Graduations, Anniversaries—to name a few—for groups from 35 to 5,000 guests.

Each menu is custom built to the customers liking, as is the level of service. From casual (disposable eating utensils, plates, napkins, cups, tablecovers) to formal (Real linens, china, silver, and all of the service to accompany)...we do it all! For years we have offered fully compostable, made in the USA disposables as well.

Our fully trained, uniformed staff is second to none, as is our focus on food quality and food safety. We are fully insured, ServSafe Certified, and licensed by the Minnesota Department of Health. We welcome you to schedule a tour and tasting at our facility in Lakeville, where we will answer questions and help you plan your special event.

From our experience in catering at literally every venue in the Twin Cities metro and beyond, we also have a comprehensive list of accompanying services—DJs, Bartenders, Rental Companies, and more. We are pleased to refer you to the very best for these specialty services.

Most important, we would love to cater your event. Please contact us—we look forward to the opportunity to add you to our growing list of satisfied customers!

Dale Vaillancourt and Jim Gilmore, Owners

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Famous Dave’s Catering

Famous Dave's Catering logo12701 Whitewater Drive #200, Minnetonka
952.593.5050 •

Features: On-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

Famous Dave’s was established in 1994 and has won over 700 national and regional awards for “Best BBQ”. While we’re known for our award-winning BBQ Sandwiches, Ribs, Beef Brisket and Roasted Chicken, made-from-scratch sides and homemade desserts, we also have a variety of menu items, including vegetarian and gluten-free options, that can satisfy nearly everyone’s tastes and dietary restrictions. Our new menu features a variety of delicious meal options and, depending on your needs and budget, we offer Delivery and various Full-Service options.

One thing that you can be assured of with Famous Dave’s is that we will cover all the details and bring excitement to your event. Nothing brings more smiles than Famous Dave’s. We know you have plenty on your plate, so let us take away the stress and make it easy for you. Please call me if you have any questions, or would like a written quote. Or visit us online at to get started on your event.

Howard Polski 952.593.5050

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The Lookout Catering

The Lookout Catering logo8672 Pineview Lane North, Maple Grove
763.424.4365 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling, food truck
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

The Lookout has been in business since 1958 and has been catering since 1999. We cater large and small events from start to finish – helping you with all the intimate details in between. We are committed to providing excellent service, quality food, and one stop shop ability.

The Lookout is capable of helping with your entire special event such as food, liquor, decorating, music, and much, much more.

See our website for details.

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Marna’s Catering

Marna's Catering logo18471 97th Place North, Maple Grove
612.432.0562 •

Features: Custom menu, food truck, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Kosher-friendly, gluten-free, vegan

Planning an event and choosing a caterer should be beautifully simple. That is why clients prefer Marna’s Catering. We view food as more than just a job; it’s an obsession and an art form that deserves passion and dedication. Your event is our canvas, service is our brush and cuisine is our paint. We do whatever we can to translate our fervor for execution into a masterpiece fit for you and your guests, and we are excited to serve you something you’ll remember for a long time to come!

Marna’s Catering offers full-service catering in a variety of culinary styles. We are the only catering company in Minnesota to specialize in authentic Costa Rican food! In addition to a classic plated meal or traditional buffet, we offer a unique and interactive family-style meal. The newest trend in food service is performance stations and “small plate” receptions. Combine two or three Performance Stations and pair them with a few butler-passed hors d’oeuvres or utilize one of our Duet Packages to make your meal planning easy!

Our emphasis on polished professional service and high-quality, fresh ingredients is what has sustained our reputation for excellence. In everything we do, we strive for an atmosphere of distinction built upon the superiority of our menus, the integrity of our performance and the brilliance of our staff. We truly understand that each event and client is unique. We take pride in offering you choices when it comes to your catering! From Weddings to a couple’s romantic dinner at home Marna’s Catering offers private Chef services to help you bring your party to high level.

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Mintáhoe Catering & Events

Mintahoe Catering logo2850 Anthony Lane South, Minneapolis
612.253.0255 •

Features: Bar services, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

“Best Menu Innovation” • “Best Caterer” • “Best Specialty Item” • “Best Off-Premise Catered Event” • “Best Catering Company”

When you choose Mintahoe, you choose peace of mind. With endless catering capabilities, we are happy to create the perfect menu just for you!

Weddings and Full-service Catering
Award-winning Mintáhoe Catering & Events has been a leader in the catering industry for over 20 years because we understand your event is truly unique. With Mintáhoe, you are able to customize a menu to your preferences and budget. Our talented chefs and creative consultants combine comfort food with catering trends ensuring a delicious menu with superb service!

Picnics Plus
Picnics Plus is your caterer of choice if you’re after outdoor food and fun! As the largest picnic caterer in the Midwest, Picnics Plus serves delicious hot-off-the-grill fare for you and up to 25,000 of your closest friends! We’ve racked up a ton of experience designing menus, developing themes, and coordinating entertainment for the perfect outdoor event.

Professional Foodservice
Welcome to fresh, friendly, and fantastic corporate catering! With our attention to detail, delicious menus, and professional staff, Professional Foodservice has been making meeting and event planners look great for years! We hear over and over again how wonderful we are to work with.

Bar and Beverage Services
Having professional beverage service at an event means peace of mind as well as more time to enjoy your guests. Mintáhoe’s trained bartenders and servers can take care of all your beverage needs from a simple cash bar to an intricate hosted package.

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Pinstripes Catering

Pinstripes Catering logo3849 Gallagher Drive, Edina
651.333.0434 •

Features: Bar services, custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Gluten-free, vegan

Minneapolis Catering Experts
Love our strikingly good food? We’ll bring our scratch kitchen to you! From casual to elegant, delivery to full-service, we can help plan and execute every detail to ensure your meeting or event is a success. We specialize in competitively priced gourmet platters, quality lunch boxes, and your favorite wood-fired pizzas and flatbreads. We take pride in being your go-to catering provider for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week.

Full Service Events
Whether you’re planning a summer picnic, graduation party, corporate outing, or bringing your dream wedding to life, food is a key component. There is nothing we love more than seeing your vision come to life with the highest quality ingredients, perfect presentation, and impeccable service. Our expert catering manager works with you so you can do what you’re supposed to do at your event: celebrate!

Start with passed hors d’oeuvres during a cocktail-style reception or opt for unique interactive stations that allow guests to customize their cuisine. Our signature buffet-style menus are great for large groups, while classic family-style dining brings guests closer together. Pair your celebration with a full range of hosted or cash bar selections that encourage guests to dance the night away.

From linens and glassware to professional service staff, we offer a range of dining and table decor options and partner with industry experts to outfit any event. Our only ask? Sit back, relax, and be a guest at your event.

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We Cater To You

We Cater To You logo4159 Thomas Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412
612.315.2981 • or

Features: Custom menu, on-site grilling
Dietary options: Kosher-friendly, gluten-free, vegan

We Cater To You is a full service catering company from planning your day, set up, and clean up. We service our weddings one at a time, getting to know you and your family, ensuring your event is exactly what you want. 80% of the wedding we do are customized in some way to our clients preferences. Here are some sample menu that were popular choices from this past wedding season, and as stated above, we are happy to customize, and/or mix and match.

Traditional Menus
Some of our most popular choices: Gorgonzola/fresh Spinach stuffed or Peppercorn encrusted Beef Tenderloin, Tuscan marinated Flank Steak, Stuffed or Herb encrusted Pork Loin, Chicken Marsala, Dijon, or Champagne Chicken, Salmon with a lemon basil sauce. Choose one, two, or three entrée choices, and the meal comes with two sides, choice of salad, choice of rolls and butter. Our most popular sides are our house made mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, and roasted root vegetables.

BBQ Menus
Pulled Pork (we make our own in house BBQ sauces), Beef and Chicken Kabobs (using beef tenderloin and only high quality all chicken breast meat, and wonderful rub and marinade), Gourmet Burger buffets.

We are always happy to customize desserts, but here is a short list of some of our most popular desserts from last season: Build your own Cheesecake Buffet, Fruit Pies, Traditional Wedding Cakes and Cupcakes.

Appetizers and Late Night Snacks
Here are a few of the most popular choices: Warm Cheesy Artichoke or Buffalo Chicken Dip- Crackers and Baguette Bread, Brie Cups, Raspberry Sauce and Candied Pecan, Buffalo Meatballs served with Carrots and Celery sticks, Ranch and Bleu Cheese.

See what our past clients have to say about us on,, and on our We Cater To You Facebook page.

Services we are happy to provide: Linens and high quality china, glassware, and Flatware, Vases, Votive Candles, and Host Bar Services. In addition, we are happy to suggest fantastic companies for DJ, floral, draping, and decor.

We Cater To You says it all!

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