Exclusive Caterers

Would you like to cater events at the Gardens? 
Click here for our 2016/2017 Exclusive Caterer Application


Buffalo’s Best Catering
4510 Lake Ave
Blasdell, NY 14129

Buffalo's Best Catering has been locally owned and operated since 2000. We are proud to be a part of the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Special event planning can be extremely stressful.  Our professional staff is eager to relieve your worries by providing proven, reliable catering solutions. We take pride in the knowledge of our chefs to provide the highest quality of food and set up, along with our friendly staff to make your event an absolute success.  With affordable catering prices, we exceed the expectations of those who chose us to be a part of their most memorable event. This separates us from the rest. We can accommodate and customize any occasion with your budget in mind. Let Buffalo’s Best Catering, cater to you and yours at The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens.


Ilio DiPaolo’s

3785 South Park Ave.
Blasdell, NY 14219
Let Ilio's cater to your dreams. Ilio DiPaolo's was established in 1965 and has become one of the most popular dining and banquet establishments in Western New York. Over 45 years of banquet service guarantees that your party is handled with expert planning and professional service, along with the highest quality meals you've come to expect. Ilio's is famous for Traditional Italian and Classic American Cuisine. Buon Appetito! - The DiPaolo Family and Staff


1830 Abbott Road
Lackawanna, NY 14218
Lucarelli's Banquet Center in Lackawanna is well known for helping to create Fairy Tale dream weddings for brides throughout Western New York. Our Off-Site Catering Division makes those same dreams come true at any location, "our place or yours"--including the Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens! Lucarelli's provides scrumptious fare and a level of service excellence that can be summed up in one simple phrase- "only the best for your guests!" We are uniquely positioned to provide the talent and equipment necessary for a stress-free, seamless event. From the most casual BBQ to a five course white glove formal affair...we do it all. Relax. It's Lucarelli's.

Obviously Avi Catering
646 Elmwood Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14222
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.



2095 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, NY 14216
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.

Old Orchard Inn
2095 Blakeley Corners Road
East Aurora, NY 14052
The Old Orchard Inn of East Aurora, established in 1931, is “a place of charm and elegance, where memories are made”. Our experienced staff of catering professionals will bring our rich traditions of quality & excellence to your event at The Buffalo and Erie County Botanical Gardens. Each event will be unique, tailored to your needs and specifications. Let us help make your memories!


The Quaker Bonnet
69 Chenango Street
Buffalo, NY 14213
Quaker Bonnet’s catered events are designed around the customer’s style, food preferences and budgets so every event retains its individuality. There is no standard menu or price for the well prepared, simple but lovely meals provided by Liz and her staff. Since this is your party, please call Liz to develop what you really want to serve.

Salvatore's Italian Gardens
6461 Transit Road
Depew, NY 14043
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!


Other Vendors

We have great relationships with many additional wedding vendors.  We can provide a list of recommend vendors if you are interested when booking. 
Our contacts include:
Pastors/Justice of the Peace
Wedding Ceremony Music