BARBECUES and CLAM BAKES

EXPERIENCE. SERVICE. DEDICATION.

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.

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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.

Barbecue and Clam Bake Packages

25 Person Minimum

Package pricing includes all disposable plates, utensils, napkins, table coverings for buffet and drink stations
Barbecue and Clam Bake Package Enhancements and Hors d’Oeuvres are available (a la carte pricing)
Contigiani’s Backyard Barbecue
Choice of ONE Salad
Quarter Pound Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers
Deli Style Hot Dogs
Lettuce, Sliced Tomato, Onion
Potato Chips
Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Mayonnaise
Sliced Watermelon
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$13 per person
Contigiani’s Deluxe Backyard Barbecue
Choice of TWO Salads
Quarter Pound Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers
Deli Style Hot Dogs
Quartered Barbecued Chicken Breasts and Legs
Lettuce, Sliced Tomato, Onion
Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Mayonnaise
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce,
Strawberry Topping
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$16 per person
Contigiani’s Premium Backyard Barbecue
Choice of TWO Salads
Quarter Pound Hamburgers and Cheeseburgers
Deli Style Hot Dogs
Quartered Barbecued Chicken Breasts and Legs
Barbecued Baby Back Pork Spare Ribs
Lettuce, Sliced Tomato, Onion
Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Mayonnaise
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce,
Strawberry Topping
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$18 per person
Contigiani’s Backyard Grill
Choice of ONE Salad
Halved Barbecued Chicken Breasts and Legs
Cranberry Sauce
Boston Baked Beans, Assorted Rolls and Fresh Butter
Sliced Watermelon
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$14 per person
Substitute Grilled Sirloin Steak $19 per person
Contigiani’s Skewer Barbecue
Choice of TWO Salads
Chicken and Beef Kabobs,
Teriyaki or Smoked Barbecue
Boston Baked Beans OR Herbed Rice Florentine
Garden Fresh Vegetables with Garlic Butter
Assorted Rolls and Fresh Butter
Strawberry Shortcake OR
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce,
Strawberry Topping
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$20 per person
Contigiani’s Mixed Grill
Choice of TWO Salads
Grilled Sweet Italian Sausage OR Polska Kielbasa
Sauteed Bell Peppers and Sweet Onions
Charbroiled Teriyaki Flank Steak
Boston Baked Beans OR Herbed Rice Florentine
Corn on the Cob
Assorted Rolls and Fresh Butter
Strawberry Shortcake OR
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce,
Strawberry Topping
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$20 per person

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

Barbecue and Clam Bake Packages

Package pricing includes all disposable plates, utensils, napkins, table coverings and drink stations
Barbecue and Clam Bake Package Enhancements and Hors d’Oeuvres are available (a la carte pricing)

Contigiani’s Traditional New England Clam Bake

Choice of ONE Salad
1 lb. Maine Lobster
Prince Edward Island Steamed Clams, Butter and Broth
Corn on the Cob
Assorted Rolls and Fresh Butter
Strawberry Shortcake OR
French Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Sauce, Strawberry Topping
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$42 per person, person, 20 person minimum

Handcrafted Salads

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

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

Themed Menu Packages

No Substitutions, 20 Person Minimum

Contigiani’s Southwest Grill


Red and Blue Corn Tortilla Chips
Fresh Pico de Gallo
Beef and Chicken Fajitas
Fresh Flour Tortillas, Shredded Lettuce,
Diced Tomatoes and Onions,
Sour Cream, Guacamole,
Assorted Fresh Salsas
Vegetarian Chili
Three Beans, Green Chili Peppers, Corn,
Green Onions, Red Chili Sauce
Spanish Rice
Red Quinoa and Black Bean Salad
Sliced Watermelon
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$18 per person

Contigiani’s Tropical Grill


Smoked Pulled Pork OR Flat Iron Steak
Jerk BBQ Sauce
Barbecued Luau Chicken
OR Bamboo Skewered Shrimp
Black Beans, Diced Tomatoes, Mango,
Grilled Zucchini and Bell Peppers
Caribbean Rice Pilaf
Toasted Coconut and Pineapple
Baby Spinach and Mixed Berries Salad
Wild Mushroooms, Bacon Vinaigrette
Pineapple Caribbean Cole Slaw
Chocolate Coconut Kahlua Brownies
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$23 per person

Contigiani’s Beach Day


Gourmet Quarter Pound Hamburgers
and Cheeseburgers
Sesame Seed Buns, Lettuce, Sliced Tomatoes,
Onions, Pickles
Ketchup, Mustard, Relish, Mayonnaise
Grilled Citrus Marinated Chicken
Fresh Salsa, Lime BBQ Sauce
Sweet and Spicy BBQ Beans
Kidney, Black and Pinto Beans, Molasses,
Bell Peppers, Sweet Onions
Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad
Fresh Watermelon Slices
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$20 per person

Contigiani’s Little Italy


Traditional Chicken Parmesan
Zesty Marinara, Fresh Mozzarella
Pesto Penne Pasta
Grilled Vegetables, Pignoli Nuts,
Fresh Pesto Sauce, Grated Parmesan
Traditional Italian Antipasto
Capicola, Prosciutto, Genoa Salami, Imported Cheeses,
Fire Roasted Vegetables, Pepperoncini,
Cipollini Onions, Queen Olives
Traditional Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce, Croutons, Creamy Caesar
Assorted Gourmet Cookies and Brownie Bars
Iced Tea and Lemonade
$25 per person

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

Additional Entrées and Accompaniments

Baked Russet Potato
$2 per person

Baked Beans
Traditional New England
OR Sweet & Spicy Vegetarian
$2 per person

New England Clam Chowder
$35 per gallon, serves 10 people

Corn on the Cob
$2 per person

Quarter Pound Hamburgers
and Cheeseburgers
$4 per person

Deli Style Hot Dogs
$3 per person

Halved Barbecued Chicken Breasts,
Legs and Thighs
$4 per person

Jack Daniels Barbecued Pulled Pork
$6 per person

Barbecued Baby Back Pork Spare Ribs
$6 per person · $13/pound

Sweet Italian Sausage,
Sauteed Bell Peppers and Sweet Onions
$6 per person


Portobello Mushroom or
Vegetarian Black Bean Burgers
$4 per person

Jumbo Shrimp Kabob
Caribbean Jerk OR Garlic Lemon
$7 each

Grilled Swordfish Steaks
Lemon Dill Drizzle
$15 per person

Grilled Atlantic Salmon Steaks
Blackened OR Maple, Brown Sugar,
Walnut Crusted
$15 per person

Fresh Cherrystone Clams
Drawn Butter and Broth OR Sicilian Style
$14 per pound

10 oz Grass Fed Sirloin Steaks
$11 per Steak

10 oz Angus Beef Tenderloin Filet
Smoked Bacon, Wild Mushrooms
$18 per steak

1.5 lb Maine Lobster
(substitute for 1 lb)
add $9 per person

2 lb Maine Lobster
(substitute for 1 lb)
add $10 per person

Assorted Cookies or Brownie Bars
$3 per person

Sliced Watermelon
$2 per person

French Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Sauce, Strawberry Topping
$3 per person

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

Hot Hors d’Oeuvres

2 Dozen Minimum

Meatballs

Meatballs
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

Szechuan
Pork Dumplings
Ponzu Dipping Sauce
$20 per dozen

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

Traditional Indian Vegetable
Samosas
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
Rockefeller
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

2 Dozen Minimum

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