4913 West Sherman Street
Wausau, WI 54401
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715 843 7673
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Event Catering

Enjoy special time with your guests and/or employees while we take care of the details. We will work with you to make sure everything is perfect for your event. High quality food and beverage service is our top priority.

Example special events include:

  • Corporate Meetings and Banquets – Making your event a success is our job. Our event professionals can assist you with menu selection, venues or any other service you might require. At CJ’s Catering, our goal is to provide a wide variety of quality menu items at competitive pricing and professional service.
  • Weddings – A wedding is one of life’s most special moments. Our event coordinators can help take the stress off of you. We are a full-service caterer. Food quality, attention to detail and exceptional service are our highest priorities.
  • Picnics – Hot off the grill, we can provide a mouth-watering affair for your summer picnics. We have a menu to please everyone’s palate.
  • Graduations, Anniversaries, Funerals
  • Beverage Service

CJ’s is pleased to provide quality catering services to any qualified venue within an hour and a half of Wausau. (Please call us to discuss the specific needs of your chosen venue.) We are proud to be a preferred caterer to these fine Central Wisconsin venues:

  • Central Wisconsin Convention+Expo Center, Rothschild
  • Stoney Creek Inn, Rothschild
  • Grand Lodge Resort, Rothschild
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites, Weston
  • Rothschild Pavilion, Rothschild
  • The Grand Theater, Wausau
  • Granite Peak, Wausau
  • Memories, Plover
  • Merrill Golf Course, Merrill

Catering Policies

Reserving Our Services
It is CJ’s policy to receive a reservation fee for securing our services for an event date. This fee is non-refundable and will be deducted from the total amount of catering services at time of final invoicing.

  Groups under 200     $100.00-$250.00 reservation fee
  Groups 200+     $500.00 reservation fee

 

Organizations requesting tax exemptions must submit a copy of tax exemption certification with agreement and reservation fee. This can be done by fax to 715-842-9151 or email to: corrie@cjscateringwausau.com.

Taste Tests
CJ’s Catering offers taste testing on a request basis. Menu items chosen may be limited based on availability. There would be no charge for a taste test for an event that is currently scheduled and has made a reservation fee. Future clients requesting a taste test who have not reserved our services will be charged a fee of $15.00 per person. If the event is confirmed then the fee paid will be applied towards the event. If CJ’s doesn’t handling direct billing to clients then clients must request rebate after event is concluded by email to corrie@cjscateringwausau.com. Many of our menu items can be made smaller batches but some may not (i.e. Prime Rib, Tenderloin) and are therefore not available.

Guarantees
Confirmation of final guests numbers must be received 8-10 days prior to the event date. This number may not decrease. Clients may add attendants until 48 hours prior to scheduled events if food products are available to accommodate. All event billings are due in full two days prior to scheduled events. If venue chosen handles billing to clients then their policies of guarantees and payments must be adhered to.

Leftovers
CJ’s Catering of Wausau will leave unserved menu items in provided containers. Clients must provide proper cooling in accordance with Health Department guidelines. If proper cooling cannot be arranged then client may pick up food at our kitchen the following day. CJ’s Catering will not be held responsible for unserved food once it is out of our possession. Some venues will not allow any left over food to be left in their coolers. We suggest that clients check into venue’s rules and regulations regarding leftover food.

Rentals and Event Coordination
CJ’s can assist our clients with additional services such as rental equipment, floral, entertainment, etc. Our event coordinators will assist clients with up to two hours of additional extended planning for no additional charge. After two hours our billing rate is $25.00 per hour.

Cake Cutting
CJ’s Catering offers cake cutting directly after your meal free of charge. It may be made available for your guest on a cake table or served to your guest depending on style of meal service. Please feel free to inquire about this added service.

Cancellations
Our cancellation fees will vary based on size of the event, menu, and also how close to the event the date of cancellation is. The cancellation fees are due prior to the scheduled event date.