Catering Menu Templates

Easily create an impactful first impression with our customizable proposal and quote templates.

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Taking orders needs to be the most straightforward process for your team.  Every detail needs to be collected in a clear interface, so there is little room for error.

There are a few things that are incredibly important to consider when it comes to building your proposal. Things like clear and concise breakdowns of what services and products you can offer, as well as any flexibility, which may or may not be available within your menu.

Our proposal and quote templates provide you with the framework to create a professional detailed proposal and quote for any kind of event, such as weddings, social galas, fundraisers, corporate events, and many more.

Anatomy of an Effective Proposal

In order to stand out with your proposal, here are some of the elements you can include:

  • cover graphics
  • customized letterhead
  • testimonials
  • frequently asked questions
  • pages of pictures highlighting different catering options

Anatomy of an Ideal Quote

There are a number of elements that make an attractive and optimized catering menu.

1. Include High Quality Images

Images are important because...

2. Highlight Your Most Popular Items

Show potential clients right away what your signature dishes are.


How To Use Your Catering Proposal & Quote Templates

Depending on the file format you choose to download, you'll have different options for customizing your proposal/quote template.

  • Excel & Word:  You can edit the document directly.
  • Google Doc:  You'll be automatically prompted to make a copy of the document.  You'll be asked to sign into a Google account if you're not currently signed in.
  • PDF:  This format is a catering proposal & quote sample produced by CaterZen's catering software, and isn't easily editable. 


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About the Creator, Michael Attias

Michael took his 104 seat restaurant just outside of Nashville, Tennessee and built catering sales to over a million dollars a year.

It took Michael over 10 years of trial and error, plus hundreds of thousands of dollars of investment, to create a perfect marketing system to help restaurants build their own million dollar catering businesses.

He now helps restaurant owners and drop-off corporate caterers run a more profitable catering business by increasing efficiencies, saving time and increasing sales.