Off-Site Catering

Messina’s has over 58 years of excellence in culinary, beverage and staffing for off-site catering, festivals, corporate catering, private residence catering, weddings, crawfish boils, Mardi Gras coronations, balls and debutante events.   We are a full-service food and beverage provider that is fully equipped to service large-scale off-site catering events.

We have two commissaries and catering sales operations, one in New Orleans, the other in Kenner.  We have a fleet of Messina’s branded trucks including lift-gate trucks, kitchen trucks as well as refrigerated trucks.  We also own full-size vans, pick-up trucks, portable convection oven, portable fryers, portable grills, portable hot boxes, portable steam wells, jambalaya iron kettles with stands, popcorn machines, portable ice cream freezers, cocktails on tap machines, portable bars and tents.

We are also equipped with high-quality display equipment to ensure the presentation is just as fantastic as the flavors!  Messina’s utilizes creative vessels, both large scale and minis, and intertwines them to create multi-level, themed displays.  Equipment includes elegant wind-proof silver chafers, butcher block carving/display boards, five-star silver heat lamps, double wall insulated hammered bowls, silver multi-tier cooking and display stations, silver serving utensils, silver hammered trays, modern framed food labels, stainless raw bar displays, elegant vertical rolling buffets and vertical table displays.  Themes and decor help ensure the food complements and enhances the event.