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Do you offer vegetarian/vegan meals?

Yes, we are able to accommodate most dietary preferences and restrictions.

Do you deliver food only?

We can gladly provide you with most food menu items to include delivery, initial setup help and full instructions on food handling. A delivery charge may be applicable.

Can you provide furniture, table linens, flowers, music and photography?

We can provide or help you coordinate all of these different services.

Can you recommend a venue for our event?

Yes, we can provide you with a list of different locations throughout the Pittsburgh and surrounding areas.

Do you accept credit cards?

Yes, we accept VISA, American Express and MasterCard.

Do you require a deposit?

Yes, a deposit of 50% is requested to confirm the date of your event. We will request a guest guarantee 7 days prior to your event. However, we can accommodate any additional guests up to 24 hours before the event.

How far in advance should I make arrangements with my caterer?

As soon as possible is best to secure your date. However, we may be able to accommodate you even on short notice. Unlike most caterers, we have a restaurant, which allows us to facilitate last minute needs.

What menu style am I looking for?

Hors d' Oeuvre? A Buffet or Station? Sit Down Dinner? Check out our menu styles for ideas.

What service style am I looking for?

Full Service? Partial Service? Delivery and Set-Up? AEC does it all.

How many guests will be attending?

You will need an estimated guest count to begin with. The final guest count can be made a week prior to your event.

What time of day is the event? How will this affect the type and quantity of food served?

The time of day will make a difference. Be sure to ask your catering consultant for advice.

Will I need rental equipment? Can my caterer provide this?

AEC can provide china, glassware, place settings. skirted tables, tables, chairs, and more.

What are the specifications of the location?

Our catering experts are familiar with many locations, and can give advice on the best layout for your event

Check out more event catering tips

Mobile Catering

AEC's Mobile Catering Trailer is a perfect addition to any outdoor event!

Built for portability and haulability, our mobile trailer can go anywhere, from parks to parking lots to jobsites. This trailer enhances AEC's on-site preparation capabilities and includes a four-burner grill, refrigerator, cooler, microwave, and plenty of room left for additional storage.

Want AEC's mobile trailer at your next event? Contact Us to learn how!