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Catering By RJ llc


A multifaceted Catering and Event Planning company combining creative culinary services with production and marketing.

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Catering By RJ llc


A multifaceted Catering and Event Planning company combining creative culinary services with production and marketing.

Catering By RJ, Established in 2009 by Rodney "RJ" Jennings Jr. is a multifaceted catering and event planning company. Our roots started in our founders hometown of St. Louis, Missouri and we have since taken our talents on the road to New York, Washington DC, and other major US hubs. We were built with two visions in mind, thrill our client and make the best food possible. Our foundation was built on great food and drink bringing people together, which is done with a sophisticated edge only we can provide. We are now settled in Atlanta, Georgia. Our second home. Ready to serve you in the Peach state! 

Our twist is that we also offer marketing consulting and production via print or social media. Every event needs some form of advertising. Let Catering By RJ set high expectations with our extensive knowledge of advertising and marketing. And watch as we blow your guest away with our flawless event planning and delicious catering. A true one stop shop!

In addition we offer other creative culinary services such as "Mobile Lunches by RJ", our mobile catering unit. And recently introduced to the family "Fit Gourmet Meals" offering healthy, wholesome, locally sourced, weekly meal prep for the fitness minded or those who just want a healthier choice in their meals. 

We cater to any price range and events from large wedding receptions to a small family gathering.

Catering 

  • Variety of cuisine choices
  • Menu development 
  • Bar and beverage management
  • Full service waitstaff 
  • Tablescapes
  • ServSafe Certified
  • National Restaurant Association Certified 
  • New York City Safe Food Handler compliant

Event Planning

  • Theme conception
  • Vender Relations 
  • Venue Selection
  • Equipment procurement  
  • Logistics
  • Tablescapes
  • Site staging and set up
  • Disposal

DEVELOPMENT

  • Flyers
  • Brochures 
  • Social Media presence 
  • Google Adwords assistance 
  • Invitations
  • Business card design
  • Logo Design

Meet The Chef


Meet The Chef


Rodney "rj" Jennings

EXECUTIVE CHEF / owner

 

 

 

 

 

Chef RJ's passion for cooking began in his childhood St. Louis home while helping his mom with breakfast and his grandmother shuck peas. At a young age, he realized that there was something special about cooking. He stuck with his passion. He developed a love for not only cooking but entertaining by throwing parties for friends and family in college. After culinary school in New York city, Chef RJ dived head first into the catering world and has wowed his clients and their guests nationwide since founding Catering By RJ in 2009.

"Food should be complex, not complicated." - Chef RJ

The 2017 Holiday season is fast approaching! If you are interested in Catering By RJ catering your Fall, Holiday, or Winter event please CLICK HERE and fill out a booking form. 

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HOLIDAY 2016


HOLIDAY 2016


WE ARE STARTING EARLY THIS YEAR! OUR 2017 HOLIDAY MENU IS UP NOW! 

Please click here or anywhere on this page if you are interest in Catering By RJ catering your fall, winter, or holiday event. 

Appetizers and Hors D’oeuvres

Perfect way to get the party started! All are also available as full size options.

Hand Rolled Meatballs

Hand-rolled w/ fresh herbs and seasoning. Available in w/ ground chuck or turkey. Available Italian style in a spicy marinara or Sweet and tangy sweetish style.

Mini Maryland Crab Cakes

Traditional recipe w/ lump crab, roasted red peppers and corn, and a secret seasoning blend. Served w/ a chipotle remoulade sauce.   

Coconut Crusted Shrimp

Fresh Tiger Shrimp. Breaded w/ real coconut and flash fried. Served w/ a citrusmustard sauce.  

Mini Shrimp and Grits

Blackened Tiger Shrimp, stone ground grits swirled w/ gruyere cheese, and finished w/ a creole pepper gravy. (Contains pork or beef bacon) 

Stuffed Mushroom

Portabella mushroom caps, stuffed w/ sage pork sausage, three cheeses, and fresh herbs and panko breadcrumbs. Also available vegetarian.  

House Salad

Mixed greens, arugula, red onion, banana peppers, and heirloom tomato w/ dressing choice.   

Caesar Salad

Romaine and baby kale, anchovy Caesar dressing, shaved romaine, herbed croutons.  

 

Mains

We use the freshest meats possible. Many locally sourced, grass fed or free ranged.

Citrus Apple Roasted Turkey

Slow roasted w/ citrus fruit, herbs, and apples. Available whole, bone in, or boneless tenderloin.  

Chipotle Cajun Turkey

Boneless turkey tenderloin marinated in a spicy Cajun chipotle blend, fire grilled then slow roasted until tender.

Old Fashioned Glazed Ham

Slow roasted, basted w/ an apricot, orange, mustard glaze.   

Smoked Beef Brisket

Rubbed w/ a smoky coffee rub, and slow smoked for 8 hours until fork tender.   

Herb Rubbed Lamb Chops

Rubbed w/ fresh herbs and cast iron grilled. Finished w/ a rosemary balsamic glaze.   

Jamaican Jerk Chicken

SPICY but delicious! Boneless or Bone in chicken marinated for 8 hours in our house made jerk sauce and fire grilled. Served w/ a cooling mango chutney. 

Caramelized Onion and Spinach Stuffed Chicken

Stuffed w/ fresh spinach, caramelized onions, fresh garlic, and fontina and mozzarella cheeses. Finished w/ a parmesan cream sauce.  

Citrus Apple Roasted Turkey

Slow roasted w/ citrus fruit, herbs, and apples. Available whole, bone in, or boneless tenderloin.   

Honey Balsamic Chicken

Marinated for 8 hours, and roasted. Finished w/ a sweet and tangy honey balsamic glaze, fresh parsley and sesame seeds.  

Famous Lasagna

Housemade marinara layered w/ Italian sausage, fresh herbs, 5 Italian cheeses and fresh pasta.  Also available in turkey or vegetarian.

 

Sides

Made w/ then freshest vegetables and ingredients possible. Many of which are organic or locally sourced. 

Million Dollar Mac N’ Cheese

Our signature mac n cheese and top seller. Cavatappi pasta, gruyere and parmesan cheese béchamel cream sauce, beef bacon, and panko bread crumbs. 

Traditional Southern Mac N’ Cheese

Five cheeses, fresh cream, slow baked, finished w/ panko breadcrumbs. Available Vegetarian.   

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Housemade corn bread and stock, fresh veggies, served w/ a rosemary gravy and cranberry chutney. Available Vegetarian. 

Truffle Mashed Potatoes

Black truffle oil, roasted garlic, fresh cream and butter. 

Traditional Mashed Potatoes

Fresh Idaho potatoes, fresh cream and butter whipped to perfection.  

Quinoa and Wild Rice Pilaf

Sustainably sourced red quinoa, wild and jasmine rice w/ chicken stock, and fresh herbs.   

Candied Yams

Sweet potatoes, slow roasted w/ fresh ginger and a gingersnap crust.

Sautéed Collard Greens and Kale

A unique spin on a southern classic you’re sure to love. Fresh collard greens and rainbow kale, sautéed w/ onions, fresh garlic, and scotch bonnet peppers. Mildly spicy.

Seared Green Beans

Fresh French style green beans, sautéed w/ garlic, onion, soy and honey.   

Roasted Corn Succotash

Fresh corn sautéed w/ fresh zucchini and peppers and a secret seasoning blend.   

Honey Roasted Carrots

Fresh carrots, slow roasted w/ honey, smoked paprika, and chili powder. 

Grilled Vegetables

Char grilled seasonal and winter veggies, finished w/ a lemon herb vinaigrette. 

Breads

Jalapeno Cornbread 

Sweet Potato Cornbread 

Traditional Corn Bread

 Honey Butter Yeast Rolls

 Herb Butter Yeast Rolls

 Buttermilk Biscuits

 

Dessert

All of our desserts are made from scratch w/ the freshest fruits and ingredients.

Fresh Fruit Display

An eye-catching assortment of fresh cut seasonal fruit.

Salted Caramel Apple Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Chef RJ’s Banana Pudding 

Sour Cream Pound Cake 

Peach & Blue Berry Cobbler

Famous Salted Caramel Cookie Brownie Bar

 

Beverages

All of our beverages are made with fresh squeezed fruit juices and infusions, spring water, and pure cane sugar.

Mango Infused Lemonade

Tiffany Punch (Blueberry infused lemonade)

Strawberry Infused Lemonade

Raspberry Infused Lemonade

Cool Cucumber Lemonade

Minted Arnold Palmer

Raspberry Infused Iced Tea

Sweet and un-sweet Teas

Lavender Infused Limeade-Top Seller

Next Steps… 

 CLICK HERE to be taken to our holiday request form and a member of our team will contact you.

Thank you for choosing Catering By RJ. Have a fun safe holiday season!