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. 

Specializing in Upscale Lowcountry Cuisine

Corporate Events
Frogmore Stew
Wild Game

* items may be passed             

  • Prosciutto Wrapped Cantaloupe *                        
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus *                      
  • Deluxe Vegetable Crudités                     
  • Fresh Vegetables Served with Ranch and Bleu Cheese         
  • Seasonal Marinated Veggies                    
  • Deviled Eggs *                        
  • Seasonal Fruit                       
  • Vegetable Spring Roll * with House Made Dipping Sauce          
  • Pork Spring Rolls * with House Made Dipping Sauce        
  • Back Eyed Pea Cakes with Artichoke Relish                
  • House Smoked Salmon with Capers, Red Onion, Cream Cheese and Crackers           
  • Smoked Chicken Quesadillas *                          
  • Cheeseburger Sliders with Condiments               
  • BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Vinegar, Mustard or Hickory Barbecue Sauce          
  • Caprese Skewers *  Tomato, Mozzarella, Basil, Balsamic Drizzle       
  • Cheese Straws                        
  • Boiled Peanuts                             
  • She Crab Soup Shooters *   
  • Pimento Cheese Biscuits *     
  • Imported and Domestic Cheese Dips with Seasonal Fruit        
  • Warm Baked Brie with Brown Sugar and Walnuts, Served with Apple Slices
  • Mixed Green Salad with Tomatoes and Red Onions                     
  • Mesclun Salad with Strawberries. Feta Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette     
  • Traditional Caesar Salad with House Made Dressing and Croutons   
  • Sliced Ripe Tomatoes with Fresh Basil. Mozzarella, Cracked Pepper and Crumbled Bleu Cheese
  • Cucumber, Onion and Tomato Salad
  • Mosquito Fleet Cole Slaw
  • Vinegar Cole Slaw
  • Bleu Cheese and Bacon Cole Slaw
  • Tri Colored Pasta Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Sliced Watermelon
  • Southern Style Potato Salad
  • French Potato Salad

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

  • Charleston Crab Dip
  • Hot Artichoke Dip 
  • Smoked Salmon Dip
  • Smoked Fish Dip
  • Spinach Dip
  • House Made Smoked Gouda Pimento Cheese             
  • House Made White Cheddar Pimento Cheese                     
  • House Made Guacamole
  • Black Bean and Corn Salsa 
  • Pico De Gallo 
  • Eggplant Caponata with Grilled Baguette, Hummus with choice of Traditional, Roasted Red Pepper, Kalamata Olive, or Jalapeño – Cilantro
  • Charleston She Crab served with Sherry            
  • Tomato Basil
  • Chicken Noodle with Vegetables 
  • Potato and Bacon Chowder
  • Forest Mushroom Bisque 
  • Lima Bean with Ham Bits Country 
  • Seafood Gumbo with White Rice 
  • Chicken Gumbo with White Rice
  • Chunky Beef Chili
  • Chicken and White Bean Chili                                                            
  • Vegetarian Chili
  • Chicken Salad
  • Shrimp Salad
  • Ham Salad 
  • Egg Salad
  • Tuna Salad
  • Pimento Cheese
  • Olive Cream Cheese
  • Pineapple Cream Cheese

Choice of Vinegar, Mustard, or Hickory Barbecue Sauce

  • BBQ Pulled Pork – Petite Plate with Baked Beans, Cole Slaw and Fresh Rolls 
  • BBQ Pulled Pork – Small Plate with Rice Pilaf, Green Beans, Cole Slaw and Fresh Rolls
  • BBQ Pulled Pork – Medium Plate with Hash, Rice, Green Beans, Cole Slaw and Fresh Rolls
  • BBQ Pulled Pork – Large Plate with Yellow Rice, Cashews and Raisins, Fresh String Beans, Mesclun Salad with a Balsamic Vinaigrette and Fresh Rolls 
  • BBQ Pulled Pork with All the Fixins with Red Rice, Fresh String Beans, Squash Casserole, Cole Slaw and Fresh Rolls      

Add Ribs
Add Chicken
Whole Hog Display

Set up fee includes tables, drums, gloves, knives, crackers, hand towels, hand sanitizer, sauces, and cookers are provided.

Oysters Only Set Up – With Other Food Options               

Gulf Coast Single Select 

Local Clusters


  • Chicken Bog
  • Hot Dogs
  • Chunky Beef Chili
  • Fish Stew                                 
  • Chicken and White Bean Chili
  • Vegetarian Chili
  • Seafood Gumbo
  • Chicken Gumbo

Lowcountry Boil –  with Fresh Local Shrimp, Fresh Sweet Corn, Smoked Sausage, Red Potatoes, Seasonings, Cole Slaw and Cornbread  

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

  • Carolina Crab Cakes* with Roasted Red Pepper and Remoulade Sauces
  • Lowcountry Shrimp and Stone Ground Yellow Grits with Brown Gravy
  • Pickled Shrimp with Capers and Red Onions
  • Skewered Grilled BBQ Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
  • Local Peel and Eat Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce
  • Shrimp Cocktail
  • Shrimp Creole with White Rice
  • Sautéed Scallops in a White Wine and Cream Sauce
  • Grilled Bacon Wrapped Scallops
  • Fried Bacon Wrapped Scallops
  • Live Maine Lobster Steamed
  • Fresh Seared Yellow Fin Tuna with Ginger Soy/ Wasabi Cream Sauce
  • Whole Poached Salmon
  • Dolphin or Tuna with Red Rice, Fresh String Beans, Mixed Green Salad, and a choice of Balsamic Vinaigrette, Bleu Cheese or Ranch Dressing
  • Grouper, Tuna, or Dolphin Grilled with lemon/Garlic Marinade
  • Fried Flounder Bites with French Fries or Red Rice, Green Beans, Cole Slaw and Cornbread Whole Fried
  • Flounder with Spicy Apricot Glaze

Fried Shrimp
Fried Oysters
Substitute Catfish Grouper
Mahi Vegetable Spring Roast Pork Spring Rolls

  • Fried Chicken BreastStrips
  • Chicken Wings with Choice of Sauce Fried Green Tomatoes with Dill Mayonnaise
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin Ribbed with Cracked Pepper, Herbs, Rolls and Condiments
  • Grilled Top Round of Beef with Fresh Rolls and Condiments
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin
  • Grilled Chicken Tenders with Dipping Sauce
  • Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Satays
  • Meatballs with Sweet and Sour, Stroganoff or BBQ Sauce
  • Grilled Carolina Quail with Red Currant Sauce
  • Baked or Spiral Ham with Cream Bread and Condiments
  • Whole Country Ham
  • Roasted Rack of Lamb with Mint Sauce
  • Whole Fried Turkey with Condiments and Fresh Rolls
  • House Smoked Whole Turkey with Cream Bread and Condiments
  • Roasted Whole Turkey or Grilled Whole Turkey with Cream Bread and Condiments
  • Chicken Fingers
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich
  • French Fries
  • Miniature Kosher All Nathan’s Hot Dogs
  • Popcorn
    Spiced Popcorn Served in Individual Funnels
  • Boiled Peanuts


  • 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
  • Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich
  • Chicken Fingers
  • Grilled Cheese Sandwich French Fries
  • Miniature Kosher All Beef Nathan’s Hot Dogs
  • Spaghetti with Meat Sauce or Marinara

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


All prices are per person. Gratuities are not included.

All prices are for food only. Additional labor charge based on count.
Additional charge for parties under 6O people. 

O.5% tax applies. Substitutions are allowed based on availability.

All prices subject to change due to increase or decrease of food costs.

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