Culinary Creations

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Off-Premise Catering




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Culinary Creations ® was created by Chef Andrew Pantano, a highly trained and experienced graduate of the Culinary Institute of America. Chef Pantano, together with his colleagues, have designed a casual dining Cafe, Pastry Shoppe and Full Service Catering Company with a Wedding and Event Consulting Showroom. Culinary Creations ®'offers Catering with  A Creative Touch.

Culinary Creations has earned a renowned reputation and numerous prestigious awards since 1995 for orchestrating memorable events from start to finish. Our highly trained and professional staff will create and execute a menu to exceed your expectations while being considerate of your needs and budget.


*****Culinary Creations Restaurant/Cafe' reviewed as:

New York Times says; Culinary Creations ® is "Making Breakfast Hard to Skip....There are Two Reasons to stop at Culinary Creations ®, the first of course is Breakfast or Lunch.... Obviously Catering being the second."

.The Courier News, Food Talk Radio;Culinary Creations ® is nothing less than a Top Drawer Café, Pastry shop & Catering outfit all rolled into one…offering an astonishing broad range of options that are uniformly delicious.”  

.The STAR LEDGER Writes:  "If more Strip malls had  places like Culinary Creations ® we would all begin to LOVE Strip malls."

.New Jersey Life Magazine article; (Today's Economy) Eating Out Without Breaking the Bank....Stop by Culinary Creations ® in Hillsborough for one of Andrew Pantano's Brunch Specials.




Culinary Creations ® Executive Chef/Proprietor Andrew Pantano has filmed over 300 Episodes as the Host of TV’s ‘Panache’ Weekly Cooking Show.



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TV Cooking Series

over 300 TV episodes aired Live on 'Panache'


Culinary Creations has been featured in voluminous reputable publications such as The New York Times, The Star Ledger, Country Roads, House & Home, NJ Saavy, NJ Biz, Plate Magazine, Channel 12 News, NJ Countryside and many others. Culinary Creations has been honored with numerous prestigious awards including ‘Best Caterer’ NJ Monthly Magazine, The WeddingWire & The Courier News in Central NJ, Best Wedding Planner and at the top of the list for Top Caterers in NJ by NJ Biz.

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Tailgating in Style:  with Recipes

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Featured Caterer Profile

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Holiday Entertaining: with Recipes

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Winter Wonderland


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Channel 12 NJ News Feature

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Alzheimer's Association BENEFIT

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Our Catering Menu offers an array of Unique & Creative Entrees and Platters to choose from to Insure an unforgettable; Wedding, Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, Birthday, Reception, Corporate affair or shower Some ideas:

 Continental Breakfasts, Breakfast Buffets, Corporate Lunches, Business Lunches, Sandwich Platters, Cold Lunches, Barbeques, Cookouts, Picnics, Garden Salads, Deli Salads, Specialty Platters, Hors D'oeuvres, Pasta Selections, Meat Entrees, Seafood Suggestions, Vegetarian Entrees, Vegetable & Starch Accompaniments, Wedding Packages, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Packages, Sit Down Dinner Menus, Buffet Menus, Theme Party Menus, Corporate Catering and Cocktail Party Menus, corporate catering, funeral catering, boxed lunches, brunch catering, catered affair, bereavement, memorial, gourmet catering


Complete your event with a Specialty Wedding or Special Occasion Cake, Pastry or Confection from our in-house Pastry Shoppe.

Need help planning a Theme Party, Wedding or other event, Click on our Party Planning Link.


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Catering Services


We have carefully selected the companies below and feel confident you will enjoy working with these professionals as they assist you to ensure your affair is an unforgettable experience. We take pride in referring these established businesses that are highly experienced in their field. 

Please also visit our Unique Off-Premise Catering Locations for the perfect setting for your next affair. We offer a variety of Mansions, Historical Buildings, B&B's, Vineyards, Parks, Wedding & Reception Sites, Including: Loews Jersey City Landmark Theatre, Morris Museum,  Mountain Lakes House, Rosebank Winery, Unionville Vineyard, Bayonet Farm, Hidden Spring Lavender Farm, Woods Edge Farm, USGA Museum, Old York Cellars Winery, Princeton Elks Lodge, Alba Vineyard, Montclair Art Museum,  Art Factory, The Hermitage, Sara Kaye Memorial, Glenridge Women's Club, Ridgewood's Women Club, Englewood Women's Club and many more catering venues.

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"A Creative Touch"

When planning your next event of any size, Our Catering Consulting office, 

next to our Cafe & Pastry Shoppe'.

Executive Chef/Owner Andrew Pantano will meet with you privately to organize ideas for your function. 



Why confine yourself to a catering package that incorporates unnecessary costs?

After close one on one communication, Culinary Creations ® will Customize, Create and Prepare an innovative menu specifically designed to suit your needs and budget, Using the enclosed menu ideas as guidelines.



Our Pastry Chefs will detail a Special Occasion Cake, Pastries or Confections to your exact specifications, using only the freshest and finest ingredients available. Visit the Pastry Shoppe Menu for further information.

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Catering with a Creative Touch