Memorial Catering

Although catering may not be the first thing that comes to mind in times of sorrow, a trusted local catering company can be invaluable for a funeral or memorial service

At Crave Culinaire Catering & Events, we rejoice with our clients during times of celebration and stand with them during times of grief.  Our team will expertly assist in your time of need and ease your mind during times of mourning. While overwhelmed with making arrangements and many important decisions, we do not want the food for your gathering to be another source of stress.


Family & Friend gatherings after funerals and memorial services vary greatly.  We will accommodate your needs whether it be a decadent display of desserts and beverages, a catered brunch or full-service buffet. You can count on us to act efficiently when you contact us to ensure all the details are taken care of.

We will arrive at the proper time, be attentive to your guests’ needs and provide the food & beverage you request without worry. Everything from setup to cleanup will be handled along with impeccable service and perfectly prepared and presented cuisine. Our 5-star level of service ensures that you will be able to focus on yourself, your family and friends.

Here for You in Your Time of Need

Crave Culinaire Catering & Events has been in business since 2013, serving Southwest Florida from Marco Island to Sarasota. Specializing in event planning of all occasions, including memorial services, we are equipped to execute events from a few dozen to more than 2,000.

Our team will handle all aspects of the food arrangements with dignity and courtesy. We will respect your privacy whether you are going through a particularly painful bereavement or want to honor your loved one’s passing with a more upbeat celebration of life.

Let us guide you through this time by offering our culinary talent, service team, bartenders, and event specialists. All menus are fully customized with your preferences in mind. Your event specialist will assist you in creating the menu along with any other needs.

Menu Suggestions

Popular options after funerals and memorial services include:

  • Passed Brunch Bites
  • Brunch Buffet
  • Displays of Cheese, Charcuterie, Fresh Fruit, and Crudité
  • Passed or Stationed Hot and Cold Hors d’oeuvres
  • Full Service Plated or Buffet Lunch/Dinner.
  • Pastries & Desserts

Beverage Service

Our customized beverage packages feature premium wine, liquor, and beer selections along with all your favorite nonalcoholic and coffee beverages that will be uniquely designed to complement your memorial. Our experienced and professional staff are delighted to fulfill any special request and provide licensed bartending services.


Through our years of operation, we have built lasting relationships with vendors such as entertainers, florist, bakeries, and rental companies.  These relationships empower us to coordinate all your needs, so just ask your event specialist for more details!

Experienced Memorial Catering

Our team has worked with all religious denominations and many local funeral homes throughout the years. We deliver, set up and serve the menu items of your choice with reliability and expertise. We will gladly respect any particular customs you follow and take care of any special requests you may have.

We will arrange your memorial service at a funeral home, house of worship, private residence, or other location of your choice. We will make the process easy and stress-free, ensuring that you can better focus on what is most important to you.

All Details Handled

This is a time when you may feel overwhelmed by details. Memorial catering is something that we will remove from that list. Our experienced team has helped lighten the load of many families during their time of mourning. We will create a menu and design the level of service that best suits your situation. Our staff can be as low-key or as visible as you desire.

When you contact us for memorial catering, you may only have a few days to make arrangements. We want you to be comforted in knowing your food and beverage service will be taken care of by a team of professional caterers.

Whatever the setting and whatever the size of the crowd, you can rest assured every detail will be covered flawlessly with honor and respect. Contact Crave Culinaire Catering & Events today by filling out our quick questionnaire at the link below. We look forward to working with you soon!