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150 people is the minimum for private party catering. However for some events Giffy’s will lower this count if a larger menu is being offered.

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Wedding/Corporate Menu and/or our restaurant menu.
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Refer to our Wedding/Corporate Catering Menu and/or the restaurant menu. Custom menus and pricing can also be created for you by calling Bryah at 518-373-9800.
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We are required to charge New York State Sales Tax. Giffy’s will also add a 15-18% gratuity for events that require serve and clean up.

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Yes, we do. Beer and Wine can be added to your event as our open bar, mixture bar, 1 hour open bar, or cash bar. Please call Bryah at 518-373-9800 for details and pricing.

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Yes, we work with many rental companies in the area and do to our volume can get rentals at very competitive pricing. Call Bryah at 518-373-9800 for details and pricing.

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Wow, you bet!! We offer a variety of homemade desserts and ice cream.

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Yes our Wedding/Corporate Catering menu we have a few packages that have become popular. However we love to create menus special for your event.
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Giffy’s loves to create menus that work best to your event and guests. If you don’t see something on our menu that you want please ask.
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Yes, we will help with setup, serving and clean up to make sure you can relax and enjoy the event.

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Yes, Giffy’s will ask for a $500-1000.00 deposit depending on the size of your event.

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Yes, we typically serve from a buffet line so that guests can take as much of whatever they want. Depending on the size of your event we will either use 1 or 2 lines and may have them double sided.

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Because of the volume that we serve we do not do plated table service. We can do table family style service, if requested.

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Giffy’s has a 150 minimum for private party catering. However, for some events Giffy’s will lower this minimum for events with larger menus. Most events under 150 people will be pickups or a delivery.

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For most events of this size we will have food ready for pick up. Deliveries can also be done based on the size of event, location and availability.

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Yes, we do depending on size of event, location and availability. Delivery charges will range depending on location.

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For smaller gatherings use our Casual size catering menu or restaurant menu.
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On average 40ish people, depending on your guests and what other foods are being offered.

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On average 20ish people, depending on your guests and other foods are being offered.

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Depends on your budget and guests, but usually 1-2 entrée items and 2-4 sides. Always remember rolls and paper products. The more food you order the less volume of each you need.

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No, they are sold by the ½ chicken. We can keep them as ½’s or ¼ them. Then we put however much you order into a pan.

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No, they are sold by the full or ½ slab of ribs. We can keep them whole or ¼ them up for you. Then we put however much you order into a pan.

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A full slab is 12-13 bones (about 12-13 inches). A ½ slab is 6-7 bones (about 6-7 inches). A ¼ slab is 4-5 bones (about 4-5 inches).

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We sell our Bar-B-Q chickens by the ½ because that is how they are cooked. If you would like a whole chicken… order 2 halves.

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Yes, all salads are homemade and BOY ARE THEY GOOD!

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More notice the better. But on average 1-2 weeks in advance. However we can always fit in orders the day before or that day.

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No, we will require a credit card number to hold the order. We do not charge the card, we will if you don’t show up. Payment is required at time of pickup or delivery.

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Yes, this happens often. Just inform us who will be picking up and if we need to run your credit card.

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Delivery is based upon size of event, location and availability. We do not deliver further than 40 minutes from the restaurant as we cannot guarantee quality.

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Yes, depending on your size and type of event if staffing is available we can deliver, serve, and clean up. There will be a delivery charge and a service charge.

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Yes, we have chicken fingers, Mac n cheese, hot dogs, hamburgers, and can even do Peanut Butter and Jelly.

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Our Small Party Catering Menu is designed for you to pick and choose how much or how little you need.
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No Giffy’s will coordinate your event. We handle all aspects of the event and timing. Our team has over 75 years of combined hospitality experience.

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