Charleston Bay Gourmet is a full service catering company offering its clients an upscale Lowcountry experience. Since 1991, Charleston Bay gourmet has fulfilled Charleston’s event catering needs with innovative culinary experiences.

Our chefs blend their native Lowcountry roots with years of culinary expertise resulting in an upscale Lowcountry flavor that will give your event the one ingredient it needs to make it extraordinary. Our team will meet your event catering needs wi1h the experience necessary to make your next event unforgettable.                   

Whether hosting a small gathering or orchestrating a large-scale affair, our experienced team is here to guide you every step of the way. 

* items may be passed           

  • Prosciutto Wrapped Melon or Asparagus* with Balsamic
  • Drizzle Local Fish Ceviche* – seasonal flavors
  • Vegetable Crudité – Served with Green Goddess Dressing
  • Artisan Cheese & Charcuterie Board
  • Shrimp Salad Deviled Eggs*
  • Mini Lobster Rolls*
  • Cheeseburger Sliders* with Lettuce, Onion, Comeback Sauce
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders* with Mustard or Hickory BBQ Sauce
  • Tuna Poke Cups* – Avocado, Soy, Green Grapes, Scallion, Wonton
  • Mushroom Sugo – Crostini, Fresh Herbs
  • Mr Irv’s Smoked Salmon – with Capers, Red Onion, Cream Cheese, and Crackers
  • Grinder Sliders* Turkey, Proscuitto, Provolone, Tomatoes, Lettuce, Oil & Vinegar
  • Caprese Skewers* – Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Balsamic Drizzle
  • Endive, Whipped Goat Cheese, Spiced Pecans, Succotash
  • Ham & Gruyere Cheese Straws*
  • Mini Tomato Pies*
  • She Crab Soup Shooters*
  • Pimento Cheese Biscuits*
  • Duck Confit Biscuits*
  • Pork Belly Bites* – Bread & Butter Pickles, Hot Honey
  • Mixed Green Salad with Carrot, Cucumber, Radish, and Choice of Dressing
  • Arugula and Spinach Salad with Stawberries, Feta, Candied Pecans, and Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Traditional Caesar with House Made Dressing & Croutons
  • Caprese with Fresh Basil, Mozzarella, Cracked Pepper, Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Cucumber, Onion, & Tomato with Herb Pistou
  • Chef’s Salad – Seasonal
  • Baby Beet with Arugula, Goat Cheese, Spiced Pecans

Dressings: Buttermilk Ranch, Green Goddess, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Italian, Honey Mustard, Caesar

All dips served with blue corn tortilla chips, assorted crackers, pita wedges

  • Charleston Crab Dip
  • Hot Spinach & Artichoke Dip 
  • Smoked Salmon Dip
  • House Made Smoked Gouda Pimento Cheese             
  • House Made White Cheddar Pimento Cheese                     
  • Charleston She Crab
  • Cream of Tomato
  • Churred Chickpea
  • Corn Chowder
  • Vegetable Minestrone
  • Bahamian Fish Stew
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Chicken and Sausage Gumbo
  • Beef Chili
  • Tuscan Chicken Chili
  • Vegetarian Chili

Choice of House Made Mustard or Hickory Barbecue Sauce

  • Pulled Pork
  • Smoked Sausage
  • Pork Belly
  • Whole Chicken
  • Half Chicken
  • Pork Ribs
  • Chicken Wings
  • Prime Rib   
  • STEAMED (Gulf or Local Clusters)
    (Set up fee includes tables, drums, gloves, knives, crackers, hand towels, hand sanitizer, sauces, cookers are provided)
    (East or West Coast)
  • — ADD ONS —
    • Shrimp Cocktail
    • Local Fish Ceviche
    • Mini Lobster Rolls
  • Lowcountry Boil with Fresh Local Shrimp, Fresh Sweet Corn, Smoked Sausage, Red Potatoes, Seasonings
  • Optional Additions
    • Choice of Blue Crabs, Clams, Crawfish or Mussels
  • Fish/Shrimp & Grits
  • Breakfast Casserole
  • Quiches
  • Biscuit Sandwiches: Fried Chicken, Bacon/Egg/Cheese, Sausage/Egg/Cheese
  • House Smoked Salmon with Bagels, Cream Cheese, Capers, and Red Onions

A la carte:

  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Grits, etc.
  • Danishes & Muffins
  • Fresh Fruit with Yogurt and Granola

* items may be passed out to guests

  • Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits with Tomato Gravy
  • Lump Crab Cakes* with Roasted Red Pepper and Remouade Sauces
  • BBQ Shrimp Shrimp Skewers with Comeback Sauce
  • Sauteed Scallops with White Wine Cream Sauce
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Peel & Eat Shrimp*
  • Pickled Shrimp*
  • Roasted Local Fish with Piccata Capers, Garlic, White Wine, Butter
  • Roasted Salmon with
    Choice of Everything Seasoning, Teriyaki, or Pesto
  • Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops
  • Main Lobster
  • Fresh Seared Yellow Fin Tuna with Ginger Soy/ Cream Sauce
  • Shrimp Creole
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin –
    Rubbed with Cracked Pepper, Herbs, Rolls and Condiments
    Grilled Pork Tenderloin – Mustard Crusted
    Grilled Top Round of Beef with Fresh Rolls, Horseradish Cream
    Grilled Chicken Strips with Ranch, Honey Mustard, BBQ Sauce
    Chicken Piccata with Capers, Garlie, White Wine, Butter
    Meatballs with with Sweet and Sour, Stroganoff or BBQ Sauce
    Grilled Carolina Quail with
    Cornbread Stuffing, Sorghum-Mustard Glaze
    Baked or Spiral Ham with Rolls and Condiments
    Red Wine Braised Short Ribs
    Roasted Rack of Lamb – Herb Crusted, Mint Sauce
    Whole Fried Turkey with Condiments, Fresh Rolls


  • Rice & Hash
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Red Rice
  • Hoppin’ John
  • Dirty Rice
  • Chicken Bog
  • Yellow Rice with Cashews & Raisins
  • Baked Potatoes
  • French Fries
  • Garlic or Wasabi Mashed Potatoes
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Red Skin Mashed Potatoes
  • Fresh String Beans
  • Pole Beans
  • Lima Beans
  • Baked Beans
  • Black Beans and Rice
  • Collard Greens
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Corn on the Cob
  • Fried Okra
  • Squash Casserole
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Tomato Pie
  • Corn on the Cob Station
  • Mashed Potato Station
  • Mashed Sweet Potato Station
  • Macaroni Bar with 3 Sauces
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
  • Seasonal Fruit Display
  • Brownies
  • Lemon Squares
  • Fruit Cobblers – Apple,
    Peach, Blackberry, Blueberry
  • Banana Pudding
  • Strawberry Shortcake (Seasonal)
  • Chocolate Mousse served with Whipped Cream
  • Caramel Pound Cake
  • Lemon Cream Cheese Pound Cake
  • Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
  • Pecan Pie
  • Charleston Chews (Blondies)
  • Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Oatmeal Cook[es
  • Key Lime Pie

Breakfast Options Available Upon Request

Danishes, Muffins, Butter, Jelly, Croissants, Fruit, Juices, Milk, Coffee, Eggs, Ham, Biscuits, Grits, Hash, Muffins, Toast, Shrimp and Grits, Bacon, Sausage, etc

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