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Tarpy’s Roadhouse Catering

MAKES IT MEMORABLE

From venues to menus our Catering & Event Specialists make entertaining easy and straightforward.
We specialize in spectacular cuisine served by a courteous and professional staff, at an excellent value.

Choose a date and let’s get started!
catering@tarpys.com or 831.655.2999

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW DO I BOOK?
A signed contract and deposit equal to 50% of the total event bill will be due no later than one week prior to the event or no later than 48 hours prior to the event if booking is within one week of the event. Events will be confirmed on the calendar only when signed contract and deposit have been received. Once the event is confirmed, there is a $100 non-refundable cancellation fee. If services are cancelled 30 or more days prior to the event date, the remainder of the deposit is refundable. If our services are cancelled 15-29 days prior to the event date, 50% of the remaining deposit is non-refundable. If our services are cancelled 1-14 days prior to the event date the entire deposit is non-refundable.
Are all items on the menu always available?
Please note, items on the menu marked with an asterisk (*) need to be specially ordered. We need to have a minimum of 4 days notice and a minimum of 20 guests to have these items available.
Is it possible to sample food before ordering?
Tastings are typically held at 11:30am or between 2-4pm. A menu tasting can be arranged through our Catering Department catering@tarpys.com or 831.655.2999. Fees vary depending on the items chosen. Due to the fact that some menu items need to be specially ordered, at least one weeks’ notice is required for tastings.
Is there a minimum order required?
We require a minimum food and beverage expenditure of $1000 for full service events; $250 for deliveries. At least 72 hour advanced notice is required.
What if we only need food to be dropped off?
We do also offer delivery service where our caterer will deliver your food in high-quality disposable containers.
1-20 guests — $50
21-40 guests — $75
41-60 guests — $100
61-100 guests — $150
What about rentals?
Our coordinator can arrange rentals of china, flatware, glassware, tables, chairs, linens and much more. Rentals are based on individual party requirements.
Do you provide staffing?
Our professional chefs and wait staff are what makes Tarpy’s catering so wonderful. The teamwork, high spirits and unequaled attention to detail and cleanliness are unsurpassed. The number of your guests, style of service and the amount of cooking required determines staffing. Generally, we use 1 server for every 15 guests and 1 Chef for every 25 guests. We have a 4-hour minimum staff charge unless other arrangements are made. Catering hours are calculated by the time of your event plus 4 hours (2 hours for set up and 2 hours for clean-up).Chefs and Servers are charged at $30 per hour for full service events.
Do you provide full bar and beverage service?
Tarpy’s can provide full bar services for our wines, liquors, and beverages or we will serve wines, liquors, and beverages provided by you with no corkage fee.

For beverages provided by Tarpy’s, we charge based on consumption. Full Bar Set Up includes ice, cocktail napkins, straws, garnishes and all necessary equipment to facilitate the beverage service for your guests. For bar services provided by Tarpy’s we offer the following options:

BASIC BAR SET UP PACKAGE
$3 per guest
Includes tables and linens for bar & back bar, ice, dispensers, straws and napkins

BAR MIXER PACKAGE
$6 per guest
Includes tables and linens for bar & back bar, ice, dispensers,
Soda Water, Tonic, Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite and juices, garnishes, straws and napkins

HOSTED BAR PACKAGES
Includes all liquor, beer, wine, mixers and non-alcoholic beverages, ice, dispensers, garnishes, straws, napkins and ABC license:

1. HOUSE SELECTION
$24 per person for first 2 hours and $5 per person for each additional hour

House Selected Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot
Choice of 3 Beers from Amstel Light, Downtown Brown, Corona, Coors Light, Stella Artois
Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite
Seagram’s Vodka, Gordon’s Gin, Evan Williams Bourbon, Seagram’s 7 Whiskey, 
Castillo Silver Rum, Lunazul Tequila, Grant’s Scotch

2. PREMIUM SELECTION
$29 per person for first 2 hours and $5 per person for each additional hour

House Selected Wines: Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Merlot.
Choice of 3 Beers: Amstel Light, Downtown Brown, Corona, Coors Light, Stella Artois
Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite
Stolichnaya Vodka, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Jack Daniels Bourbon, Crown Royal Whiskey,
Bacardi Light Rum, Cazadores Tequila, Dewar’s Scotch

3. ULTRA-PREMIUM SELECTION
$34 per person for first 2 hours and $5 per person for each additional hour.

House Selected Wines: Sparkling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Merlot
Choice of 4 Beers: Amstel Light, Downtown Brown, Corona, Coors Light, Stella Artois
(some additional seasonal options may be available)
Coke, Diet Coke and Sprite
Grey Goose Vodka, Hendricks Gin, Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Jameson Whiskey, Ron Zacapa Rum 
Don Julio Anejo Tequila, Johnnie Walker “Black Label” Scotch

2999 Monterey Salinas Hwy | Monterey | California | 93940 | (831)647-1444