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Give your events that special Ludy’s style

Ludy’s has the understanding and experience to grasp the subtle nuances of your every event, from casual picnic-style luncheons to full-blown, glamorous galas. The key is knowing how to work with our clients to satisfy your specific goals, so that everything runs smoothly down to the last detail. The result? Magnificent food and clockwork execution – an event that will be long and proudly remembered.

Cocktail Receptions

These can be the perfect settings for many corporate occasions, from new product launches to holiday parties. Your guests will enjoy a delicious selection of hors d’oeuvres, from hand-shredded pulled pork sliders to crab-stuffed mushrooms. We offer appetizers both stationed and passed, or any combination thereof. Ludy’s specializes in custom, themed menus, and we do our best to work within your budget.

Dinners and Luncheons

For more formal corporate parties, Ludy’s can customize and elegant event, complete with linens (of any shade) and china (plates, silverware, wine/water/champagne glasses), at either a venue of your choosing or one of our recommendations. You will enjoy exceptional service, be it with a simple buffet line or multi-course, individually plated meals, featuring food that would spark the envy of any four-star restaurant.

Fund Raisers

Ludy’s has made a name for itself throwing one fabulous party after another in the name of fund-raising, marking a great reflection of each with characteristic distinction and style. Repeat clients are a key to our continued success and ever-spreading reputation.

Slow-Smoked Barbecue

Suggested Combinations

Drop Off Catering: $15.99
Full Service Catering: $19.99

Pork Ribs & BBQ Chicken – Thick, juicy pork ribs and slow-smoked bone-in BBQ chicken.

Smoked Tri-Tip & BBQ Chicken – Generous slices of slow-smoked Ludy’s tri-tip served alongside tender, slow-smoked bone-in BBQ chicken.

BBQ Sandwiches – Create your own BBQ sandwich! Choose any two of the following meat selections; thin sliced, slow-smoked Ludy’s tri-tip, BBQ pulled pork shoulder, or boneless chicken breast. Top it off with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, and Ludy’s signature BBQ sauce.

Smoked Tri-Tip & Chicken Marsala – Generous slices of slow-smoked Ludy’s tri-tip served alongside boneless chicken breast topped with sauteed mushrooms and Marsala wine sauce.

Entrées

Baby Back Pork Ribs – Tender, slow-smoked baby-back ribs.

Louisiana Hot Link – Spicy Louisiana sausage halves topped with Ludy’s signature BBQ sauce.

Hot Dogs & Hamburgers – The “All American” favorite. All-beef franks and 100% USDDA beef 1/3 pound patties served on a bun with all the fixin’s. If you have vegetarians to cater to, ask about our veggie burgers!

Sides

BBQ Beans – Whole pinto beans, caramelized onions, fresh chopped pork shoulder and Ludy’s signature BBQ sauce. A favorite amongst Ludy’s fans! (Also available as a vegetarian dish)

Potato Salad – Diced red potatoes, olives and celery mixed with a combination of pickle relish, mayonnaise and mustard, then seasoned with seven spices; prepared fresh daily in-house, from scratch.

Cole Slaw – An award-winning combination of green cabbage, shredded carrots, golden California raisins and house-made slaw dressing.

Corn on the Cob – Half cobs of fresh sweet corn cooked to perfection. (Seasonal)

Scalloped Potatoes – Sliced red potatoes topped with house-made Alfredo sauce topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Green Salad – Crisp fresh greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, and croutons served with Ludy’s signature ranch and Italian dressings.

Mac n’ Cheese – Elbow pasta cooked with a creamy blend of cheese and topped with toasted bread crumbs.

Cold Pasta Salad – Tri-colored rotini pasta served with chopped bell peppers, tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, and Italian dressing.

Steakhouse

Suggested Combinations

All combinations include your choice of two entrees, two side dishes, and choice of bread.

Prime Rib & Basil Chicken 23.99 – Succulent, USDA Choice prime rib slow-cooked to perfection and hand carved on-site; served alongside boneless chicken breast topped with sauteed mushrooms and Marsala wine sauce.

New York Steak* & Broiled Halibut (Market Price) – Prime cut, tender New York steak with full bodied texture, served with a broiled halibut steak topped with Ludy’s house-made tarragon sauce.

Rib-Eye* & Basil Chicken 24.99 – Flavorful, well marbled rib-eye steak and a tender grilled chicken breast topped with asparagus and sundried tomatoes in Ludy’s house Basil-Alfredo sauce.

Steaks

Filet Mignon* – The finest of all steak cuts, the filet is tender, flavorful, and fine-grained.

T-Bone* – Flavorful, classic cut of bone-in beef.

Smoked Tri-Tip – Generous slices of slow-smoked Ludy’s Tri-Tip hand-carved on-site.

Top Sirloin* – Naturally firm and lean, with a bold, hearty flavor.

Entrées

Rack of Lamb* – Roasted rack of lamb finished off on the barbecue with rosemary.

Broiled Salmon – Broiled salmon filets served with house-made dill sauce.

Beef Marsala – Tender Ludy’s tri-tip topped with sautéed mushrooms and Marsala wine sauce.

*Sizzle Service – The ultimate in on-site fine steak cooking and service. An additional $150 charge for this service is required.

Sides

Green Salad - Crisp fresh salad greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, and croutons served with Ludy’s signature ranch and Italian dressings.

Caesar Salad - Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed in housemade Caesar dressing and topped with croutons and grated Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Asparagus - Spears of grilled asparagus topped with garlic butter.

Seasonal Veggies - A delicious medley of fresh steamed veggies, including broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots, steamed and covered with garlic butter.

Baked Potato Bar - Baked potatoes served with all the fixin’s needed to make the ultimate potato!

Rice Pilaf - White rice cooked with carrots, celery, and onions in a seasoned broth.

Green Beans - Steamed green beans drizzled with garlic butter.

Scalloped Potatoes - Sliced red potatoes topped with house-made Alfredo sauce and topped with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Grilled Vegetables - Seasonal selection of garden-fresh vegetables grilled with extra-virgin olive oil and finished off with a light balsamic glaze.

Tri-Tip Salad - Fresh greens topped with tender slices of Ludy’s tri-tip, cheddar cheese, tortilla strips and salsa served with our signature house dressing.

Grilled Chicken Salad - Marinated chicken on a bed of fresh greens, served with signature house dressing.

Cobb Salad -Tomato, bacon, chicken breast, hard-boiled eggs, avocado and bleu cheese dressing served on a bed of mixed greens.

Italian

Suggested Combinations

All Italian combinations include Caesar Salad and garlic bread unless otherwise noted.

Drop Off Catering: 15.99 • Full Service Catering: 19
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Chicken Marsala & Three-Cheese Tortellini – Boneless chicken breast topped with sautéed mushrooms and Marsala wine sauce served with rich tortellini stuffed with ricotta, Parmesan, and Romano cheeses in our private recipe Alfredo sauce.

Beef Marsala & Chicken Piccata – Grilled boneless chicken breast topped a lemon caper sauce, paired with slices of Ludy’s most tender tri-tip in a creamy Marsala wine sauce with mushrooms.

Chicken Penne Pesto & Vegetable Lasagna – Penne pasta prepared al dente with grilled chicken breast tossed in pesto sauce, served alongside a vegetarian lasagna consisting of layers of pasta cradling broccoli, shredded carrots, mushrooms, mounds of cheese brought together by house-made Marinara and Alfredo Sauces.

Entrées

Beef Lasagna - Delicious and hearty beef lasagna made with layers of pasta, Ludy’s private recipe marinara sauce, mushrooms, ground beef, and mounds of Mozzarella and shredded Parmesan cheese.

Ravioli: Ravioli pasta packets stuffed with your choice of beef, chicken or cheese with your choice of Ludy’s tasty Marinara or Alfredo sauces.

Pasta Alfredo: Tri-colored bowtie pasta in our creamy Alfredo sauce topped with chopped tomatoes, basil and fresh ground peppers. Order your pasta with or without chicken; your choice!

Spaghetti and Meatballs: Spaghetti pasta topped in Ludy’s Marinara sauce with hearty portions of Ludy’s meatballs to round out this delicious classic.

Vegetable Lasagna: Vegetarian lasagna consisting of layers of sheet pasta, broccoli, shredded carrots, mushrooms, cheese and house-made Marinara and Alfredo Sauces.

Basil Chicken: Tender grilled chicken breast topped with asparagus and sundried tomatoes in Ludy’s house Basil-Alfredo sauce.

Sides

Cold Tortellini Salad - Cheese tortellini pasta cooked al dente with pesto sauce chilled, then tossed with fresh yellow and red peppers, onions and topped off with freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

Cold Pasta Salad - Tri-colored rotini pasta served with chopped bell peppers, sun dried tomatoes, carrots, broccoli, Italian spices gently tossed with our signature dressing.

Caesar Salad - Fresh Romaine lettuce tossed with croutons and freshly grated Parmesan cheese. Served with Ludy’s homemade Caesar dressing.

Green Salad - Crisp fresh salad greens with cucumbers, tomatoes, and croutons served with Ludy’s signature ranch and Italian dressings.

Garlic Bread - Fresh sourdough bread liberally spread with our garlic-lovers butter; a creamy blend of butter and freshly minced garlic and cheese.

Grilled Veggies - Combination of seasonal vegetables grilled and topped with a light balsamic vinaigrette.

Veggie Pasta Marinara - Al dente tri-colered bowtie pasta tossed with steamed carrots and broccoli, artichoke hearts, olives, and freshly grated Parmesan cheese in Ludy’s classic Marinara sauce.

Mexican

Suggested Combinations

All combinations include Mexican rice, refried beans, green salad and flour tortillas unless otherwise noted.

Drop Off Catering: 15.99 • Full Service Catering: 19.99

Yucatan-Chicken and Carne Asada • Boneless marinated chicken breast topped with a unique Chile Yucatán sauce, served alongside a thinly cut, marinated flank steak grilled with green onion and lime.

Carnitas and Chicken Molè • Shredded, seasoned pork shoulder with Pico de Gallo and house-made salsa, served alongside a boneless chicken breast topped with a house-made Molè sauce.

Fajita Bar • Everything you need to make the perfect Fajita meal! Choose two; beef, chicken, shrimp (add $2.00/person) or vegetarian! All Fajitas are specially prepared with red and green bell peppers, onions and secret spices! Includes salsa, sour cream, cheddar cheese, and guacamole, in addition to the standard combination sides.

Entrées

Chile Verde: Chunks of pork in a tomatillo and green chili sauce.

Southwest Chicken Salad: Mixed greens served with seasoned chicken, baked beans, and topped with sour cream, cheddar cheese, Southwest Dressing and fresh Pico de Gallo.

Taco Bar: Your choice of carne asada, chicken, or carnitas, with corn or flour tortillas topped with fresh pico de gallo, lime, and cilantro.

Sides

Chips n’ Salsa: House cut corn tortilla chips prepared fresh and served with salsa on the side.

Green Salad: Mixed greens served with Ludy’s housemade Ranch and Italian dressings, croutons, cucumbers, and tomatoes.

Hawaiian Luau

Suggested Combinations

Kahlua Pork & Huli-Huli Chicken • Slow-smoked pork shoulder served alongside grilled boneless chicken thigh topped with Huli-Huli sauce, a delicious blend of soy sauce, brown sugar, honey and ginger.

Teriyaki Brisket & Portabella Mushrooms • Grilled portabella mushrooms and slow-smoked beef brisket, both topped with pineapple slices and house-made teriyaki sauce.

Sesame New York Steak Medallions & Chicken Teriyaki • Broiled New York Steak medallions topped with toasted sesame seed sauce. Paired with grilled chicken breast marinated in house-made teriyaki sauce and topped with pineapple slices.

Sides

Hawaiian Rice Pilaf: Seasoned steamed rice topped with fresh pineapple.

Hawaiian Fruit Salad: A delicious medley of fresh seasonal fruit topped with shredded coconut. Papaya Green Salad: Fresh cut mixed greens topped with fresh papaya, wontons and sesame dressing.

Stir-Fried Veggies: Assorted vegetables stir-fried in sesame oil and tossed with soy sauce.

Hawaiian Potato-Mac Salad: Elbow pasta, cubed red potatoes, shredded carrots and diced celery tossed in housemade creamy dressing.

Hawaiian Sweet Rolls: Included with every Luau meal!

Desserts

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake: Ludy’s homemade version of the traditional upside down cake.

White Chocolate Macadamia Cookies: Shortbread cookie with macadamia nuts.

Whole Hogs

Ludy’s offers Whole Hog service, which has us serving up an entire pig roasted over an open fire on our giant trailer grill.Service includes 7 hours of cooking and carving for a complete BBQ or Luau experience.

Appetizers & Desserts

Appetizers

Call for Pricing! We offer our desserts and appetizers both a la carte or as part of your meal!

Gourmet Cheese Platter: Assortment of fine California Cheeses & Triple Crème Brie served with sliced baguettes & artisanal crackers.

Assorted Platters: Choice of Seasonal Fresh Fruit; Assorted Seasonal Vegetables with homemade ranch dipping sauce or Shrimp Cocktail, chilled large prawns served with cocktail sauce & sliced lemons.

Prosciutto e Melone: Cantaloupe wrapped in aged prosciutto, the quintessential Italian appetizer.

Beef or Chicken Satay Skewers: Served with assorted dipping sauces.

BBQ Sliders: Hand pulled pork shoulder or thin-sliced, slow-smoked tri-tip served on mini-buns.

Stuffed Mushrooms: Fresh mushroom caps stuffed either cheese or crabmeat filling.

Chicken Wings (BBQ or Buffalo): Jumbo chicken wings deep-fried and tossed in either Ludy’s signature BBQ sauce or “Wing Time” garlic buffalo wing sauce.

Grilled Vegetables: Seasonal selection of garden-fresh vegetables grilled with extra-virgin olive oil and finished off with a light balsamic glaze.

Crostini: Choice of classic Tomato Basil; Smoked Salmon topped with capers & crème fraiche; Pulled Pork topped with sour cream or Tri-tip topped with a creamy horseradish sauce all on toasted baguettes.

Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: Grilled cheese wedges with warm creamy tomato soup served shooter style.

Teriyaki Meatballs: Juicy meatballs dunked in a tangy teriyaki sauce.

Desserts

Brownies: Chocolate brownies topped with milk chocolate icing and chopped walnuts.

Lemon Squares: Moist shortbread filled with lemon custard and garnished with powdered sugar.

Carrot Cake: Layers of thick carrot cake surrounded by rich cream cheese icing and sprinkled with cinnamon.

Cheesecake: We offer a variety of delicious miniature cheesecake flavors, including New York style, Raspberry, White Chocolate, Sticky Pecan, and Amaretto.

Chocolate Cake: Layers of chocolate cake and milk chocolate icing.

Assorted Dessert Bars: Oreo Cheesecake, Pecan and Raspberry Shortcake.

Bread Pudding: Diced French bread soaked in a sweet concoction of vanilla, cinnamon and raisins and baked to perfection.

Cookie Basket: Includes a variety of house-made cookies, generally including chocolate chip, sugar, chocolate chunks w/ pecans, peanut butter, and oatmeal raisin.

Breakfast

Early Riser Combinations

All breakfast prices reflect Drop-Off service only and are served with fresh coffee and orange juice. Call for Full-Service Pricing!

Full Breakfast • 15.99: Country style potatoes, breakfast sausage, honey cured bacon, and scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese. Includes a fresh, seasonal fruit salad, and assorted pastries to balance out this hearty breakfast.

Breakfast Wraps • 10.99: Make your own breakfast burrito! Load your soft flour Tortillas with a unique blend of eggs and breakfast sausage, country style potatoes and cheese topped off with fresh salsa! Includes a fresh, seasonal fruit salad.

Continental Breakfast • $9.99: Quick and easy, the complete light breakfast. Includes assorted bagels and cream cheese, pastries, and fresh fruit salad.

Brunch Menu • $16.99: Blend the best of breakfast and lunch with Ludy’s brunch; includes scrambled eggs with cheddar cheese, honey cured bacon and breakfast sausage, country style potatoes, fruit salad, assorted pastries, and our house-made chicken pasta Alfredo.

Extras

Full Service Extras

Ludy’s Catering Offers a Variety of Services for Any Party, Including (But Not Limited To!):

Linen: $15.00 each, round or rectangle (Usually 8-10 people per Table). Additional charge for floor length drapes and linens.

Place Setting: $4.50/person ($2.50/person outside china rental services). Includes China Plate, Silverware & Water Goblet. Additional charge for bread plate, cake plate, salad plate, appetizer plate & coffee cups

Cloth Napkin: $1.25 each.

Champagne and/or Wine Glasses: $1.25 per glass.

Cake Cutting Fee includes clear plastic plate & silver plastic fork: $1.25 per person.

Cake Table Service: $1.25 per person.

Champagne Toast Table Service: $1.25 per person.

Coffee Buffet service: $2.50 per person; includes regular and decaffeinated coffee, paper cups, creamer, and sugar. Set up at a coffee station accessible by everyone.

Coffee Table Service: $3.50 includes coffee china cup n saucer, creamer and sugar.

Water Pitchers on Table: $1.25 per person.

Ice tea, Water and Lemonade Station, served in dispenser with plastic cups: $2.50 per person (choice of two).

Bartender Service: $60.00 per hour; six hour minimum.

On Site BBQ Service: $175.00 (flat fee).

All Prices based on 100 people or more. There is a $100.00 surcharge for parties of 100 or less.

Taber

Ludy’s has catered events at Taber Ranch Event Center for the past six years; and in those six years, we have always found them to be efficient, prepared, accommodating, and always willing to go that extra mile. In addition, they have always left you venue spotless. Their food has always been good with generous portions and attractive presentation. Weddings are always busy times, and Judy and staff have always been cheerful, never losing their cool.