Menus

Pinwheel catering uses fresh ingredients to create seasonal menus based on family favorites.

We offer lunch packages, take-and-bake dinners, and event menus for any occasion.

We are available to craft custom menus and adjust individual items as needed. Our chefs have experience with an array of food allergies, medical diets, and other dietary restrictions, including:

  • Nut, wheat, dairy, soy, or gluten-free
  • Low calorie, salt, fat or sugar
  • Paleo, Weight Watchers, Whole 30, and other diets

Delivery Schedule

Deliveries are made on Mondays and Wednesdays. We will coordinate pickup times and locations on a client-by-client basis.

Ordering Deadline is Friday for the following Monday and Sunday for the following Wednesday.


Lunch Packages – 5 lunches for $35

Choose one protein and two salads/sides.

You will receive 2 servings of each choice for $35.
Pre-packaged meals (portioned for 5 lunches) are available for $45 per week.

Click here to see lunch options

Proteins – choose one from this list

Sage Almond Chicken SaladThis crisp and cool chicken salad is a refreshing combination of chicken, sage, celery, and green onions with added almonds for some crunch. Made with Greek yogurt your taste buds will never miss the fat!
Blue Cheese walnut chicken saladAnything tastes better with blue cheese and this chicken salad is no exception. A riff on classic Waldorf and Cobb salads, roasted chicken is tossed with blue cheese, walnuts, red grapes and green onion.
Chicken SouvlakiChicken Souvlaki features the fresh-tasting combination of lemon juice, garlic, and olive oil that is so prevalent in Greek cuisine. Grilled strips of chicken served with house made tzatziki. Great paired with kale salad!
Grilled Chicken BreastGrilled with fresh herbs
Lemon Caper TunaThis healthy tuna salad recipe is light and delicious using olive oil, capers and lemon. You won’t miss the mayo!
Classic Tuna SaladTuna mixed with celery, parsley and mayo this salad is a classic for a reason.
Curry Egg SaladA twist on traditional egg salad, added curry takes the sometimes mundane to the spectacular.
Pepperoncini Egg SaladSlightly spicy egg salad with crunchy celery and fresh dill.
Peanut TofuTofu and vegetables get a dramatic lift from a spicy peanut sauce.
Balsamic TofuSimply roasted tofu with a balsamic marinade takes on great flavor beside roasted red pepper and basil.
Quinoa Sweet Potato CakesA low calorie and low fat sweet potato and quinoa burger. Vegetarians rejoice!
Seasonal Quinoa SaladQuinoa mixed with seasonal vegetables with fresh herbs and a light vinaigrette. A delicious way to get your protein!

Sides/Salads/Soups – choose two from this list

Curried CauliflowerAn Indian-inspired spice blend adds a warm hue and

gives this cauliflower dish an exotic taste.
Garlic Broccoli/Cauliflower Ricea great carb replacement “rice” is given depth with roasted garlic.
Kale SaladSuperfood salad with kale, sliced roasted almonds, currants, red onion and a hint of parmesan. This salad is a Pinwheel favorite.
Roasted Root VegetablesMade bright with lemon zest
Grilled Asparagus
Roasted Brussel SproutsPerfectly cooked brussel sprouts with a light sherry

vinegar glaze. Pancetta optional for an additional charge.
Classic Vegetable SoupA mix of seasonal vegetables in a flavorful house-made vegetable broth. Low fat and low calorie!
Cream of MushroomA mix of portabella and porcini mushrooms give this soup a woodsy depth that will warm any mushroom lover’s heart.
Tailgate ChiliThick beef or veggie chili with black and pinto beans is provided with all the fixings.
Tomato Basil SoupFresh tomatoes and basil pureed to a smooth consistency with a touch of cream, all this soup needs is a grilled cheese sandwich. A kid favorite!
Roasted Root Vegetable Soupa bisque so good you will not even think about the fact it is ONLY 118 CALORIES A CUP!
Butternut Squash SoupSweet and savory bisque
Chicken and Noodle/RiceA classic preapproved by mothers and grandmothers.
White Chicken ChiliWhite meat chicken with poblano peppers, onion, and great northern beans with a touch of cream. Warm and satisfying.
Smoked Mozzarella Pasta SaladPenne pasta with smoked mozzarella, tomatoes and spinach tossed in a slightly spicy pesto aioli.
Sweet Potato HashSweet potatoes sautéed with red bell peppers and onion. Optional poached egg(s) on top.
Sweet Potato StacksAn individual side item; stacks of layered sweet potatoes, brown butter, and sage caramelized in the oven.
Potatoes Au GratinIndividual layered thinly sliced potatoes and creamy sauce baked to perfection.
Thai Peanut Noodle SaladNoodles tossed with carrots, bell peppers, green onion, cilantro and house-made Thai peanut sauce. Don't like Thai food? You will still like this salad!

Take-and-Bake Dinners

Minimum 2 servings required for an order.
$7.99 per serving

Click here to see Take-and-Bake options
Almond Chicken CasseroleA classic 1950's dish made modern with fresh vegetables, béchamel, almonds, and slow roasted chicken. This casserole is bursting with flavor and a proven kid favorite.
Beef Pot RoastSlow cooked chuck roast with potatoes, carrots, parsnips, and turnip. An American classic.
Bob's Shepard's Pieel Hefe's recipe with layers of ground protein (beef, lamb, pork, or veggie), mixed roasted vegetables, and creamed corn topped with fluffy mashed potatoes."Everything is better with Shepard's Pie".
Butternut Squash Leek LasagnaButternut squash roasted with rosemary and layered between sautéed leeks braised with white wine. A delicious main dish, or can be used as a side for special occasions.
Carmella's LasagnaCarmella Soprano's classic lasagna from the HBO program Sopranos. Italian sausage, spinach, three types of cheese, fresh basil, and homemade sauce this lasagna is one of Pinwheel's signature dishes.
Chicken Pot PieTender white meat chicken mixed with a vegetable medley surrounded by buttery, flaky house-made crust. Especially good in cold weather!
Dealer's Choice EnchiladasChoice of filling (beef, pork, chicken, or potato) rolled in a tortilla topped with a house-made chili sauce this specialty can be as spicy or mild as you'd like. Served with "no-fry" refried beans.
Flank Steak with Pickled Walnuts and HorseradishTender steak grilled to your liking topped with white wine pickled walnuts and horseradish. Served with roasted potatoes.
Crusty Baked Cauliflower and FarrowA satisfying vegetarian casserole brightened with lemon zest and a crunchy top to die for.
Cabbage and Sausage CasseroleNot just for the Irish, this hearty meal will warm you up on a cold winter's night.
Pan Roasted Chicken with Beet Root, Cauliflower and Horseradish CreamMake the everyday night special with this simple roasted chicken topped with seasonal vegetables.
Mushroom Marsala Pasta BakeMushrooms braised in sweet marsala wine, then folded in with tender ziti and mounds of fresh cheese.
Sweet Potato Quesadillaa mix of sautéed onions, mashed sweet potatoes, black

beans, spices (cumin, oregano, cayenne, and chili powder) and a light dusting of cheese. These babies are so good you do not even miss all that cheese!
Corn, Chedder and Scallion StrataGugelhupf Rustica Sourdough bread surrounded by corn, chedder, scallions, eggs and love.

Family Meals

Family meals include a Take-and-Bake option from the list above or a protein from the lunch packages list, plus a salad and desert (choice of cobbler or bars from desert menu below).

Meals are $11.99 per person with a 2 person minimum. Additional items (dinner rolls, starch or vegetable side, etc.) available by request for $5 per serving.

Click here to see available sides
Curried CauliflowerAn Indian-inspired spice blend adds a warm hue and gives this cauliflower dish an exotic taste.
Kale SaladSuperfood salad with kale, sliced roasted almonds, currants, red onion and a hint of parmesan. This salad is a Pinwheel favorite.
Potatoes au GratinLayered thinly sliced potatoes and creamy sauce baked to perfection. Great as a side or main dish. Add ham and this is a main dish!
Quinoa Sweet Potato CakesA low calorie and low fat sweet potato and quinoa burger. Vegetarians rejoice!
Roasted Brussel SproutsPerfectly cooked brussel sprouts with a light sherry vinegar glaze. Pancetta optional.
Roasted Root VegetablesMade bright with lemon zest.
Seasonal Risotto CakesCrispy individual cakes of creamy risotto and a seasonal vegetable. The perfect side dish to wow your friends.
Chickpeas with Butternut SquashSweet and savory.
Sweet Potato HashSweet potatoes sautéed with red bell peppers and onion. Optional poached egg(s) on top.
Sweet Potato StacksAn individual side item; stacks of layered sweet potatoes, brown butter, and sage caramelized in the oven.
Garlic Broccoli/Cauliflower Ricea great carb replacement “rice” is given depth with roasted garlic.
Leek Gratin with Swiss CheeseBubbly and decadent with the perfect cheesy crust.

Desserts

We have a variety of classic dessert options and are happy to create custom flavors to fit your tastes. We prefer to work with seasonal fruit but are happy to mix in whatever you like.

We can also create premium desserts like pavlova, panna cotta, torte, and french macaroons.

Click here to see our sweet treats
PieFlaky butter crust with your choice or filling or a seasonal offering.$14.99
CobblerFresh seasonal fruit topped with a generous helping of crumble.$9.99
CakeA round 8" cake priced per layer. We'll work with you to put together cake flavors and fillings for any taste. Simple decoration and lettering also available.

Sample flavors include:
Lemon Cake with Raspberry Filling
Hazelnut Espresso Chocolate Cake
Dulce de Leche
Red Velvet
$24.99 for 2 layers
$34.99 for 3 layers
By the dozen:
Lemon barsTart and tasty!$11.99
BrowniesOooey, gooey, fudgey chocolate goodness.$11.99
BlondiesChewy like a brownie, but light like a cookie, riddled with chocolate chunks and candied walnuts.$11.99
Coconut MacaroonsChock full of toasted coconuts but light as a cloud.$11.99
For a 24 count:
Chocolate Chunk$11.99
Snickerdoodles$11.99
Oatmeal Cranberry$11.99
Peanut Butter$11.99

A La Carte

Soups
Price per pint
Classic VegetableA mix of seasonal vegetables in a flavorful house-made vegetable broth. Low fat and low calorie!
Cream of MushroomA mix of portabella and porcini mushrooms give this soup a woodsy depth that will warm any mushroom lover’s heart.
Tailgate ChiliThick beef or veggie chili with black and pinto beans is provided with all the fixings. The perfect food for watching sports!
Tomato Basil SoupFresh tomatoes and basil pureed to a smooth consistency with a touch of cream, all this soup needs is a grilled cheese sandwich. A kid favorite!
White Chicken ChiliWhite meat chicken with poblano peppers, onion, and great northern beans with a touch of cream. Warm and satisfying.
Hornmades
Price per Half Pint (8oz)Price per Pint (16oz)
Habanero Pepper Jelly$6.99$9.99
Jalapeno Pepper Jelly$6.99$9.99
Lemon Curd$6.99$9.99
Strawberry Jam$6.99$9.99
Pickled Okra$6.99$9.99
Bacon Jam$8.99$11.99

Event Menu Examples

These are examples of some events we’ve recently catered. Contact us to discuss your groups tastes and specific needs and we’ll put together a menu to remember!

Southern Brunch
     
Buttermilk BiscuitsLight, fluffy buttermilk biscuits that will disappear in no time.
Country HamSalt cured and smoked local NC country ham is packed with hickory flavor - a North Carolina delicacy.
Shrimp & GritsA Creole mix of shrimp and vegetables atop a steaming bowl of creamy cheese grits.
Roasted Red Pepper QuicheIndividual or whole pie quiche, filled with roasted red peppers, gruyere and thyme.
Spinach and Mushroom QuicheIndividual or whole pie quiche, filled with spinach, mushroom, tarragon and goat's cheese.
Fruit SaladSeasonal collection or fruit of your choice, mixed with
Hibiscus Iced TeaLightly sweetened refreshing and floral - Hibiscus tea by the pitcher.
Bacon JamSalty and sweet - perfect for a biscuit or your spoon.
Strawberry JamFresh from sunshine, sweet and dandy.
Pepper JellyClassic jalepeno pepper jelly. Momma likes it hot!
Lemon CurdA silken curd with tart lemon flavor.
Business Lunch
  Price per pound
Chicken Salad with Blue Cheese and WalnutsRoasted chicken chopped with blue cheese, celery, scallions and spiced walnuts
Lemon Caper Tuna SaladSimple and mayo-free: just tuna, capers, parsley and lemon.
Curried Egg SaladThe addition of curry to this classic egg salad brings excitement back to this dish.
Brussel Sprout SlawShredded brussel sprouts, red cabbage, green onions and bacon, tossed in a light vinagarette. (Available without bacon)
German Potato SaladRed potatoes, made happy with the best german mustard, chopped eggs and homemade relish.
Red Quinoa TabboulehRed quinoa, tossed with loads of parsley, tomatoes, cucumbers and red onion, then finished with a classic lemon vinagrette.
Smoked Mozzarella Pasta SaladPenne topped with smoked mozzarella, parmesean, tomatoes, and spring onions, and tossed with fresh jalepeno pesto.
Assorted Sandwich ToppingSliced Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onion. Garlic, Chipotle, or Basil Aoli. Dijon Mustard. Duke's Mayonnaise.
Selection of BrochenClassic German Kaiser Roll. Plain, poppy or sesame. With a crusty outside and a soft inside that is perfect for sandwiches.
Mexican BrowniesSpicy Fudge Brownies.
Cranberry Oatmeal CookiesChewy chewy chewy oatmeal cookies.
Thai Tapas Dinner Party
  Price per serving
Lifted Lychee LemonadeFresh lychee and lemongrass create a delicious lemonade mixed with seltzer and vodka; this cocktail is light and refreshing.
Green Papaya SaladGreen papaya shredded into strips makes this a slightly sweet, crunchy, refreshing salad. Served with a spicy, tart dressing and crushed peanuts.
Veggie Spring Rollsfresh vegetables wrapped in rice paper served with two sauces; garlic-soy and spicy peanut.
Tom Yum Soup Shopminiature bowls of soup guests can “shoot” or eat with a spoon.

Lemongrass, Thai basil, fresh chilies and lime juice create a soothing broth that will light up your taste buds. Each shot contains shrimp!
Thai Style Marinated Flank Steak and Herb Saladsliced flank steak with a beautifully charred crust piled over fragrant herbs and shallots with a crunchy base of sprouts.
Chicken Satay with Spicy Peanut Sauceflavorful chicken skewers served with a peanut sauce for dipping.
Laab (Thai Minced Pork Salad)eaten with sticky rice, laab is made of minced meat lightly poached in broth then dressed with chilies, fresh herbs, and roasted rice powder served at room temperature.
Cucumber Relishspicy-sweet makes a perfect accent to all dishes.
Khao Neeo Mamuang (Sticky Rice with Mango)a classic Thai dessert coconut sticky rice is a creamy base to fresh mango. Not too sweet!