Contigiani’s Catering Service was established in 1965 in Laconia, New Hampshire. Our company prides itself on providing customers with the highest quality food, products and services available in the industry. Contigiani’s has proudly provided catering to many distinguished guests over the past 52 years including former Presidents Richard Nixon, George W. and George H.W. Bush, Senator Bob Dole, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney and New Hampshire Governors Jeanne Shaheen, John Lynch and Maggie Hassan.

Should your event require a bar, Contigiani’s has an off-premise liquor license to serve your guests providing professional liquor catering services for hosted and cash bars. We are fully insured, licensed to serve at special events and are equipped with professional bartenders. Beer, wine and spirit packages with all the mixers are available.

If you desire an event at your home or outdoors, Contigiani’s can accommodate you at any location. We are fully equipped with china and linen specific to your event. Contigiani’s supplies portable cooking ovens, on location refrigeration and water supplies used by our staff during your event. We can assist you with the organization of details such as placement of tables and chairs, bar area, dance floor and buffet stations. We also offer custom designed centerpieces to enhance your event.


Contigiani’s Catering Service offers to be your host at our own newly renovated function facility, Contigiani’s Conference and Event Center, located in Gilford, NH. Our Grand Hall offers a 350 guest seating capacity and includes a 750 square foot dance floor. Adjacent to the Grand Hall is a 1200 square foot full bar connected to a garden – perfect for outdoor ceremonies. With the Grand Hall, we also offer a 175 square foot private dressing room/bridal suite with seating area and separate entrance. Our intimate Fireside Room, with rustic barnboard walls and antique lanterns, offers a 50 guest seating capacity with a working fireplace, full bar and private entrance. Our facility is equipped with ample, safe parking for your event.

If a tented event is more your style, Contigiani’s has a list of reputable tent companies we work with. We also have a list of local function facilities that can accommodate you and your guests.

Contigiani’s will customize and tailor your needs to create any size event from an intimate gathering to a large scale function and can accommodate any dietary requests or nutritional restrictions. Our attention to detail will not go unnoticed by your guests.

Visit our website or contact us with your questions. In our fourth generation of tradition, the family and staff of Contigiani’s Catering Service look forward to working with you to turn your dream event into a reality.

Contigiani’s Complete Banquet Package

Your own Event Maitre d’ to Direct and Coordinate your Event
Table Linens in Ivory or White and an array of Napkin colors to choose from
Complete Buffet Dinner with up to Three Entrees, Salad, Starch, Vegetable, Warm Rolls and Butter
Dessert Mirror, Assorted Petit Fours and Chocolate Covered Strawberries. 20 Pieces Per Table
Regular and Decaffeinated Coffee, Assorted Teas, Iced Water Served to your guests, or set as a station
Stationary or Passed Hors d’Oeuvres (a la carte additional cost)
Custom Designed Centerpieces to Enhance your Table (additional cost)

One-Entree Buffet – $24 per person
Two-Entree Buffet – $28 per person
Three-Entree Buffet – $31 per person
Plated Dinner – $31 per person
(25 Guest Minimum)

Banquet Package

Contigiani’s Conference and Event Center Facility Fees

Grand Hall – $900 (350 Guest Maximum)
Fireside Room – $350 (50 Guest Maximum)
Private Dressing Room with Separate Entrance – $200

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Hot Hors d’Oeuvres

Italian, Swedish or Sweet and Sour
$15 per dozen

Chicken Fingers
Spicy Buffalo, Tangy Barbecue,
Zesty Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce
$15 per dozen

Thai Vegetable Spring Rolls
Fresh Wasabi, Sweet and Sour
Dipping Sauce
$18 per dozen

Greek Spanakopitas
Spinach and Feta Cheese
in Flaky Phyllo
$15 per dozen

Petite Quiches
Vegetable, Vermont Cheddar,
Applewood Smoked Bacon
$15 per dozen

Baked Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Diced Vegetables, Herbed Stuffing
$15 per dozen


Coconut Encrusted Shrimp
Fresh Horseradish, Spicy Cocktail
Dipping Sauce
$18 per dozen

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip
Served with Parmesan Cheese
and Assorted Breads
$2 per person

Baked Artichoke Hearts
White Wine Marinade,
Italian Seasoned, Parmesan Topped
$2 per person

Petite Italian Sausage
Served with Sweet Onions
and Bell Peppers
$2 per person

French Cut Chicken Lollipops
Tangy Barbecue,
Zesty Honey Mustard
OR Spicy Buffalo
$25 per dozen

Grilled Chicken or
Steak Brochettes

Skewered Zesty Marinated
Chicken or Steak
$25 per dozen

Pork Dumplings

Ponzu Dipping Sauce
$20 per dozen



Chicken and
Lemongrass Dumplings
Sweet Teriyaki Dipping Sauce
$20 per dozen

Traditional Indian Vegetable

Sweet Green Chili and
Mint Chutney Dipping Sauce
$20 per dozen

Applewood Smoked Bacon
Wrapped Sea Scallops

Sweet Maple Drizzle
$25 per dozen

New Orleans Style Oysters

Cut Leaf Spinach, Watercress,
Green Onion, Grated Parmesan
$39 per dozen

New England Clams Casino
Herbed Stuffing, Applewood
Smoked Bacon, Grated Parmesan
$39 per dozen

Petite Maryland Crab Cakes
Chipotle Ranch Dipping Sauce
$25 per dozen

Baby Lamb Chops
French Cut,
Mint Jelly Dipping Sauce
$39 per dozen

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Cold Hors d’Oeuvres

Display of
Artisan Cheeses and Grapes

Pepperoni, Assorted Crackers,
Fresh Seedless Grapes
$4 per person
10 person minimum

Mediterranean Fruit and
Cheese Board
Imported Cheeses, Feta,
Greek Olives, Dried Fruits,
Peppadews, Hummus,
Toasted Pitas
$8 per person
20 person minimum

Traditional Italian Antipasto
Capicola, Prosciutto,
Genoa Salami, Imported Cheeses,
Fire Roasted Vegetables,
Pepperoncini, Cipollini Onions,
Queen Olives
$9 per person
20 person minimum

Fresh Vegetable Crudite
Creamy Blue Cheese or
Ranch Dipping Sauce
$4 per person

Sliced Melons and
Fresh Fruit Display

$4 per person

Fresh Strawberries
Served with Creme Fraiche and
Brown Sugar
$3 per person

Tri Colored Tortilla Chips
Pico de Gallo, Guacamole,
Sour Cream, Black Olive
$3 per person





Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
Grated Parmesan, Cracked Pepper
$18 per dozen

Traditional Deviled Eggs
$15 per dozen

Hummus with Assorted
Pitas Display
$3 per person

Prosciutto Wrapped
Honeydew Melon
$18 per dozen

Sliced Kielbasa Display
Classic Yellow, Spicy Brown
and Dijon Mustards
$3 per person

Boursin Stuffed
Cherry Tomatoes
Served on English Cucumber Discs
$19 per dozen

Boursin Stuffed Strawberries
Cashew Garnish
$21 per dozen

Beef Tenderloin Wrapped
in Peapods
Soy Drizzle, Sesame Seed Garnish
$25 per dozen

Traditional Bruschetta
on Baguette Rounds
Roma Tomatoes, Garden Basil,
Olive Drizzle
$15 per dozen

Caprese Skewers
Cherry Tomatoes, Garden Basil,
Fresh Mozzarella,
Balsamic Reduction
$18 per dozen




Mediterranean Skewers
Sundried Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella,
Artichoke Heart, Kalamata Olive,
Balsamic Reduction
$18 per person

Oysters on the Half Shell
Spicy Cocktail or
Mignonette Sauce,
Fresh Horseradish,
Lemon Wedges, Tobasco
$36 per dozen

Traditional New England
Lobster Rolls
Petite Roll, Fresh Lemon
$60 per dozen

Fresh Cocktail Crab Claws
Chilled over ice, Spicy Cocktail
Sauce and Fresh Lemon Wedges
$150 for 50 Claws

Shrimp Cocktail
Chilled over ice, Spicy Cocktail
Sauce and Fresh Lemon Wedges
Bowl of 125 Large Shrimp $250
Bowl of 60 Jumbo Shrimp $180
U-8 Extra Jumbo Shrimp $7 each

Fresh Lobster Meat
Chilled over ice, Fresh Lemon,
Garlic Aioli and
Lemon Infused Olive Oil
$65 per pound

Smoked Salmon Platter
Capers, Sliced Red Onion,
Chopped Eggs, Fresh Lemon,
Vine Ripened Tomato,
Sliced Miniature Bagels,
Cream Cheese
Served on Baby Greens
$125 per tray
Serves 20 people

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Handcrafted Salads

Choice of ONE
Each Additional Salad, add $2 per person


Classic Garden Salad
Italian and Ranch Dressings, Croutons

Contigiani’s Signature Salad
Baby Greens, Walnuts, Gorgonzola Crumbles,
Balsamic Vinaigrette

Traditional Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Croutons, Creamy Caesar

Grilled Marinated Vegetables
Balsamic Reduction, Olive Oil Drizzle

Cucumber, Dill, Feta, Greek Olive
Red Wine Vinaigrette

Caprese Salad
Ripe Roma Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella,
Garden Basil, Balsamic and Olive Drizzle

Baby Spinach and Mixed Berries
Wild Mushrooms, Bacon Viniagrette

Seasonal Fruit Salad

Tri Colored Tortellini Salad
Julienned Salami, Balsamic and Olive Drizzle

Cole Slaw
Traditional, Asian Sesame, Pineapple Caribbean

Traditional Potato Salad

Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad
Balsamic Vinaigrette

Baby Red Skin Potatoes
Vidalia Onion, Garlic, Dill, Red Wine Vinaigrette

Mediterranean Tabouli and Chickpeas
Roasted Vegetables, Fresh Chopped Parsley, EVOO

Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
Fire Roasted Vegetables, EVOO

Mediterranean Orzo Salad
Cucumber, Feta, Black Olive,
White Balsamic Vinaigrette

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All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Entrée Selections

A Complimentary Carving Chef is available for applicable selections
All Entrees are served with Freshly Baked Rolls and Butter


Traditional Meat Lasagna
Lean Ground Beef, Zesty Italian Marinara

Vegetable Lasagna
Fresh Vegetables, Three Cheese White Sauce

Roasted Turkey
Fresh Herb Stuffing, Rich Gravy

Roasted Pork Loin
Sweet Apple Cranberry Compote

Maple Baked Ham
Fresh Pineapple and Cherries

Chicken Florentine
Cut Leaf Spinach, Creamy White Wine Sauce

Chicken Marsala
Baby Portobella Mushrooms, Sweet Onions,
Sauteéd Garlic, Marsala Wine Sauce

Chicken Piccata
Sweet Onions, Capers, Fresh Lemon,
Garlic Wine Sauce

Grilled Boneless Chicken Breast
Fresh Herbs, Light Mushroom White Wine Sauce

Baked Stuffed Chicken Breast
Fresh Herb Stuffing, Mushroom White Wine Sauce

Baked Fresh Atlantic Haddock
Italian Seasoned, Cracker Crumb Encrusted

Traditional Seafood Newburg
Haddock, Scallop, Crab, Shrimp, Lobster
Creamy Sherry Sauce

Grilled Swordfish
Herbed Butter, Fresh Lemon

Grilled Atlantic Salmon
Blackened or Maple Brown Sugar Walnut Crusted

Bamboo Skewered Shrimp
Black Beans, Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Mango

Sliced Flat Iron Steak
Sauteéd Sweet Onions, Beef Demi Glaze

Slow Roasted New England Pot Roast
Baby Onions, Rich Gravy

Hand-Carved Slow Roasted Angus Prime Rib
Sherry Mushroom Sauce
additional $5 per person

Hand-Carved Beef Tenderloin
Bacon Wrapped, Herb Seasoning Rub,
Fresh Horseradish Sauce
additional $6 per person

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All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Entrée Accompaniments

Choice of One Starch AND One Vegetable
Each Additional Selection, add $2 per person

Garlic Infused Red Bliss Mashed Potato
Roasted Sweet Potato
Traditional Seasoned Baked Russet Potato
Herb Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
Tri Colored Herb Seasoned Fingerling Potatoes
Penne Pasta, Herbed Butter
Traditional Rice Pilaf
Fresh Herbed Quinoa and Wild Rice


Italian Green Beans, Sauteed Bacon and Roma Tomato
Fresh Green Beans, Toasted Almonds and Garlic Butter
Seasonal Zucchini, Summer Squash, Red Onion, Roasted Garlic
Butternut Squash, Maple Syrup, Brown Sugar
Fresh Steamed Broccoli and Cauliflower
Roasted Garlic Seasoned Asparagus
Maple Glazed Baby Carrots
Sauteed Seasoned Brussel Sprouts
Fire Roasted Corn

All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax



Additional Sweet Endings

add $3 per person

French Vanilla Ice Cream
Topped with Fresh Strawberries

New York Style Cheesecake
Topped with Fresh Strawberries

Turtle Cheesecake
Caramel Drizzle, Chopped Walnuts

Traditional Carrot Cake

Lemon Meringe Pie

Chocolate Raspberry Torte

Pecan Pie
Fresh Whipped Cream

Pumpkin Pie
Fresh Whipped Cream

Old Fashioned Apple Pie
Fresh Whipped Cream

Warm Brownie Sundae
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Hot Fudge




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All prices are subject to 20% Service Charge and 9% State of New Hampshire Meal Tax