Exclusive Caterers


The Botanical Gardens works with exclusive caterers. You must choose from our caterer list to supply all of the food, drink (including alcohol), linens, silverware, etc. at an additional cost. You would need to contact the caterers separately for pricing and menu options.

Curly's Grille & Banquet Center
Jill Deibel
716-824-9716 - jill@curlysgrille.com
Curly’s Grille and banquet Center has been a Western New York staple since 1934.  Looking for something different to impress your guests?  Curly’s offers contemporary American cuisine influenced by the tastes, techniques and traditions of the Caribbean that will be sure to wow your guests and leave them talking about the fantastic food.  Our award winning, eclectic menu truly has something for everyone.  Work with our event specialist to craft a custom menu to suit your specific wants and tastes. Do you have guests with dietary restrictions? No problem. Curly’s has a long standing reputation as one of the leaders in creative, delicious solutions to suit any dietary needs including our celebrated Gluten Free menu.

Ilio DiPaolo’s
Dorothy Reyna
716-825-3675 - iliosbanquets@aol.com
Ilio DiPaolo's Restaurant, established in 1965, is a Western New York tradition and one of the most popular dining establishments in the Buffalo area. With over 50 years of Catering and Banquet Service, your party is guaranteed to be handled professionally from choosing your linen to selecting the highest quality meal for you and your guests. Our menu features classic Italian selections along with American cuisine. No matter what size party, our expert staff will be happy to assist you in planning every detail. For more information, please call our Banquet Team at 716-825-3675.

Michael's Catering & Banquets
Stephanie Hostettler

716-649-4038 - office@michaelswny.com
Let’s Get Cooking! From every-day to gourmet, Michael’s can make any budget Sparkle! We have a very simple pricing structure, and even though your reception may not be booked at our place, we will still strive to fulfill our business motto which is “Fabulous but Fair!” We love to party and look forward to coordinating with you to make your special night at the Gardens a party to remember forever!

Obviously Avi Catering
Avi Altman
716-228-9233 - avi@chefavi.com
Obviously Avi Catering is a locally operated business that prides itself on the ability to cater to any style of cuisine. We have a strong reliance on local farmers, and as such, get the majority of our organic produce from the Western New York area. Our specialties include Modern World, Latin American, American Regional, Japanese Sushi, as well as special diets such as Kosher, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten and Dairy Free.  

Occasions by Osteria
Alyssa Sumers
716-858-3118 - alyssa@osteriabuffalo.com
OUTSTANDING CELEBRATIONS START with O. Occasions by Osteria is Western New York’s premier caterer, bringing the fabulous food and flawless execution of our Osteria 166 and Villaggio restaurants, to extraordinary events of every type and size. Whether you want to impress your guests with our Italian favorites or wow them with more contemporary cuisine, the O Team will work with you to develop a customized menu that fits your theme and budget. Making food a celebration!


Oliver's Catering
Jeannine Ruffino
716-877-9662 - jeannine.oliverscatering@gmail.com
Oliver's Restaurant is excited to be a featured caterer at one of Buffalo’s most unique and exciting reception venues. With a rich local history, Oliver's is widely regarded for delivering the highest quality in food and service in the Buffalo Niagara region. Our goal is to produce memorable events, taking into consideration a client’s individual needs and budget. Personal attention to detail will ensure that your reception is a true success.

Salvatore’s Italian Gardens
Josette Salvatore-Hickey

716-683-7990 - josettesalvatore@salvatores.net
Allow our event planning professionals to assist you with creating memories. Our packages are guidelines for your event’s potential that can be added to so you can create that perfect evening for your guests. Menus can be customized and designed to meet your specific wants and needs. Please call our catering professionals to set up an appointment. We look forward to working with you to create a memorable event. A dedicated team of Salvatore’s services managers, catering managers and meeting concierges will insure that your Salvatore’s event is a success. We’ll orchestrate your vision for success and deliver an experience that exceeds your expectations. So, whether it’s an executive board meeting or recognizing the success of your staff, we’ll create an environment conducive to your goals. Salvatore’s has been Buffalo’s premier Wedding & Event venue for more than 40 years.  Joe Salvatore, along with his family and staff, create unforgettable evenings for every occasion!      

Tonawanda Castle Catering
Lindsay Valois
716-743-8544 - lindsayv@tonawandacastle.com
The Tonawanda Castle is making our exquisite and custom tailored cuisine available outside of our facility.  Let us bring the elegant and gourmet ambiance we have perfected inside our Castle to your one of a kind event at the Botanical Gardens.  Specializing in custom tailored menus to meet any budget, the Tonawanda Castle is honored to be an exclusive cater at one of the area’s most unique venues.   Our custom menus and personalized service is an excellent touch to make your event as stress free and convenient as possible.  

Drop-off catering is only permitted for 30 or less guests and must be approved by the Botanical Gardens. If you choose drop-off catering, no alcohol can be served.