Events at the Phoenix Zoo are professionally serviced by our Premier Caterer as well as a list of Preferred Caterers. These culinary experts specialize in quality, customer service and on-site catering. Beverage service is also available for your event.

  • Premier Caterer
  • Preferred Caterers
  • Bar Services
  • Picnic Menus

Lancer Catering

Lancer Catering is proud to offer our award-winning catering services at Phoenix Zoo for your next event. Phoenix Zoo is a unique setting for social and corporate events. The Zoo has been host to every kind of party from wedding receptions to private parties, business meetings and company picnics. Lancer has been in the hospitality and catering business for more than 30 years and we cater thousands of events each year at cultural attractions, zoos and aquariums around the country.

Lancer Catering’s experienced professionals will help you select the menu and location perfect for the size and style of your event. We are famous for our flexibility as a caterer and offer customized menus for every occasion and budget. Whether you host an elaborate dinner, wedding reception or casual company picnic at the Phoenix Zoo, our expert catering staff will deliver exceptional cuisine and flawless service.

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Contact:

Lancer Catering
phoenixsales@lancercatering.com
455 North Galvin Parkway
Phoenix, AZ 85008
623.850.1042

Andrew’s Catering offers the most versatile and exciting catering service in Phoenix with an emphasis on delicious food along with great service and affordability. The unique ability to cook on-site provides food fresh from the grill to the table. Whether it be small, intimate events, large outdoor picnics, or anything in between, let our party planners help you select from our trademark smoked BBQ, traditional hand carved meats, creative sides, innovative appetizers and delicious desserts. Andrew’s is the perfect partner for the perfect Phoenix Zoo event.

The diverse resources and styles to create the perfect atmosphere for any occasion. When professionalism and expertise are natural instincts. From a western round up to a black-tie extravaganza. Catering since 1966 we set the standards for catered affairs with uncompromising quality and incomparable service, with sumptuous food deliciously displayed for all occasions “Catering is Arizona Taste”.

Established in 1981, Atlasta is the most diverse catering company in Arizona. Consistently ranked in the top two catering firms by The Business Journal and having been featured in Phoenix New Times, the Arizona Republic, Arizona Foothills, Arizona Trends, Arizona Food and Life and on Channels 3, 5, 10, 12 and 15, Atlasta’s commitment to innovative menus, unsurpassed presentation and over the top service will ensure your event is the best it can be.

 

Known for our commitment to quality, our name speaks for itself. Creations in Cuisine Catering specializes in corporate, social and wedding catering offering pre-selected and custom menu creations combined with unsurpassed customer service, innovative event design and flawless execution making every event, large or small a memorable occasion. For over 19 years Creations in Cuisine Catering has been servicing Phoenix and the surrounding areas with innovative cuisine and event design. Our goal is to be your first choice when planning your wedding, corporate or social event. Creations in Cuisine Catering uses only the freshest ingredients available to prepare your food with an emphasis on taste, freshness and creativity.

 

Since 1996 Fabulous Food has been producing one of kind events with exquisite artisan cuisine. Fabulous Food specializes in creating events that are exclusively tailored for each of our clients’ specific desires. We excel at exceeding our clients’ expectations and can invent an occasion that is uniquely you.

Bar Policy
The Zoo operates under a State 6 Liquor License – ALL alcohol must be provided by the Zoo.

Liquor & Wine available include:

  • Domestic Beer
  • Premium Beer
  • House Liquors
  • House Wines
  • Cordials
  • Premium wines and liquors are available upon request (must be purchased by the case)
Bar Minimum Guarantee
An $8 deposit per person must be paid in advance.

HOSTED BAR
Your deposit will be applied to final balance. If a hosted bar exceeds the deposit, the client will be billed for the additional balance due.

CASH BAR
If a cash bar exceeds the deposit, the deposit will be applied to the total event balance or refunded.If cash sales do not reach the deposit, the Zoo will keep the difference.

Beverage Type: All choices are permitted at any daytime or evening event.

Service: Available everyday, daytime and evening, except for Sunday before 10:00 a.m.

Serving Ware: Glassware is reserved for indoor venues only.

Service Fee: 22% will be applied to all final hosted bar balances.

Set-up Fee: $200 for an Indoor Venue and $250 for an Outdoor Venue. This includes the bar set up & bartender. (Recommendation: one bar per every 100 people)

 

Zoo Classic BBQ  1. classic
Choice of Two:
• 1/3 lb. Hamburger
• BBQ Pork Sandwich
• Nathan’s All-Beef Hot Dog
All entrées are served on freshly baked buns.
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Condiments
Sliced American Cheese, Onions, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Mustard, Ketchup, Dill Pickle Slices & Relish 
$15 adult | $13 child

Grand Slam  2. Grand Slam
BBQ Chicken Breast • Grilled Bratwurst 
• Nathan’s All-Beef Hot Dog
All entrées are served on freshly baked buns.
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Condiments
Sauerkraut, Onions, Mustard, Ketchup, Dill Pickle Slices & Relish 
$18 adult | $16 child

Que Up the Grill  3. QueUp
• 1/3 lb. Hamburger
• Nathan’s All-Beef Hot Dog
• Fire Grilled Chicken Breast
All entrées are served on freshly baked buns.
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Watermelon Slice
•    Condiments
Sliced American Cheese, Onions, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Mustard, Ketchup, Dill Pickle Slices & Relish 
$20 adult | $18 child

All American  4. All American
• 1/3 lb. Hamburger • Grilled Bratwurst 
• BBQ Chicken Breast
All entrées are served on freshly baked buns.
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Condiments
Sliced American Cheese, Onions, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Mustard, Ketchup, Dill Pickle Slices, Relish & Sauerkraut 
$21 adult | $19 child

The Barnyard  5. Barynard
•    BBQ Chicken Breast
Served on Freshly Baked Buns
•    Hickory-Smoked Pork Ribs Tumbleweed Sweet ’n Spicy BBQ Sauce
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Condiments
American Cheese, Lettuce & Tomatoes
•    
$25 adult | $23 child

Surf & Turf  6. Surf and Turf
•    1/4 lb. Local Buffalo Burger
•    Wild Caught Salmon Patty 
Served on Freshly Baked Buns
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Condiments
Sliced Cheddar Cheese, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Mustard, Ketchup, Spicy Tartar Sauce & Dill Pickle Slices 
$25 adult | $23 child

All the menus above include your choice of two side dishes. 
Choose from the following options: BBQ Baked Beans, Old-Fashioned Potato Salad, Creamy Coleslaw, Mixed Green Salad (Excludes: Wrap It Olé menu) 
Black Bean Burgers can be added to any menu.

 

   Wrap It Olé  7. Wrap it
•    Sizzling Fajita 
Flour Tortillas filled with Spicy Chicken or Beef Confetti of Grilled Peppers & Onions
•    Quesadilla 
Flour Tortillas filled with Roasted Poblano and Bell Peppers, Caramelized Onions, Cilantro & Mexican Blend Cheese
•    Toppings 
Pico de Gallo, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Scallions, Black Olives & Shredded Lettuce
•    Chocolate Chip Cookie
•    Refreshment Station with Lemonade and Water
•    Sides 
Mexican Rice, Black Bean Salad, House Made Tortilla Chips & Honey Chipotle Salsa 
$20 adult | $18 child

Children include ages 3 – 13.