Events at the Phoenix Zoo are professionally serviced by a list of preferred caterers, as well as in-house catering who specialize in quality, customer service and on-site catering. Beverage service is also available for your event.

  • Prefered Caterers
  • In House Catering
  • Bar Services

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.

Bruce Brown’s unrivaled, full service catering fulfi lls your every wish! We offer: custom menus, artistic presentations, exceptional service, tailored event planning, unique entertainment, themed events, a full line of rental items, in-house floral designer and pastry chef along with anything else needed for that special occasion. Bruce Brown has an eco-friendly policy that results, not only in a more ethical business practice, but food that is decidedly distinct, fresh, and flavorful. Please let us create a custom menu proposal catered to your desires, tastes and budget.

Since 1996 Creations in Cuisine has provided Phoenix and the surrounding areas with innovative cuisine, full service event planning, theme design, outstanding customer service and satisfaction. We offer flexible and creative menu selections using the freshest ingredients available to prepare your food with an emphasis on taste and creativity. Our professional team of event planners will guide you through all the steps necessary to help assure your event will surpass your expectations. Imagine the possibilities…

One of the biggest personalities, and affectionately knows as “the most colorful chef,” in the Valley of the Sun, Eddie Matney’s approach to new American Cuisine is multi-cultural, multi-ethnic and utilizes the many fl avors that are native to classic American and Mediterranean cooking. Matney’s colorful and innovative approach to the preparation and presentation of food, coupled with his bold individualism and dynamic persona make Chef Eddie & Eddie’s House a unique force on the national culinary scene.

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.

Since 1992 Santa Barbara Catering Company has led the event and catering industry with fresh ideas, innovative design and contemporary style that ensure each guest experience is distinctive and memorable. We offer the creative custom menus, impeccable service and immaculately designed details that make any event – small or large, casual or elegant – an unforgettable occasion. We are committed to providing the highest level of service, and delicious fresh made seasonal cuisine, and environmentally responsible business practices.

In-House Menu Options

Includes: Morning Treats Freshly Baked Assortment of Muffins, Danish and Bagels Served with Cream Cheese and Preserves Fresh Fruit Platter The Season’s Freshest Fruits ($1 extra per person)
Beverages: Chilled Orange Juice, Fresh Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee

Choose From:

  • Rare Herb Roast Beef with Monterey Jack Cheese on Sourdough
  • Herb Roasted Breast of Turkey with Sharp Cheddar on Multi Grain
  • Honey Cured Ham with Swiss on Deli Rye
  • Grilled Vegetable on Foccacia Bread

All lunches include potato chips, bakery treat, beverage and condiments.$9 per person

Select Two of the Following Options:

  • Gourmet Hamburgers, 1/4 lb. All Beef Hot Dogs, BBQ Pulled Pork, BBQ Chopped Chicken (Veggie Burgers available upon request).

Accompanied with (Choice of two side options and):

  • Lays Potato Chips
  • Assorted Gourmet Cookies
  • Assorted Soft Drinks and Bottled Water (Coca-Cola Products)
  • Condiments and Disposable Serving Ware

BBQ Beef Brisket and BBQ Grilled Chicken Fillet

Accompanied with (Choice of two side options and):

  • Lays Potato Chips
  • Assorted Gourmet Cookies
  • Assorted Soft Drinks and Bottled Water (Coca-Cola Products)
  • Condiments and Disposable Serving Ware

1/3 Rack St. Louis Style Pork Ribs and Pecan Smoked Quartered Chicken

Accompanied with (Choice of two side options and):

  • Dinner Rolls with Butter
  • Assorted Gourmet Cookies
  • Assorted Soft Drinks and Bottled Water (Coca-Cola Products)
  • Condiments and Disposable Serving Ware


  • Potato Salad
  • Corn Cobbettes
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Coleslaw
  • Spicy Cowboy Beans
  • Mixed Green Salad
  • Pan Roasted Corn
  • BBQ Baked Beans

Note: Barbecue packages provided by Andrew’s Catering. Each Barbecue package served for 2 hours. Beverage service based on 2 drinks per person.


  • Cookies
  • Brownies
  • Granola Bars
  • Candy Bars
  • Chips
  • Fresh Fruit


  • Bottled Water
  • Soft Drinks
  • Lemonade
  • Brewed Ice Tea
  • Brewed Coffee

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
  • Imported Beer
  • House Liquors
  • House Wines
  • Specialty Drinks
  • Cordials
  • Premium house wines and liquors are available upon request.

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.

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