Whether you’re planning a graduation celebration, corporate retreat, wedding reception, or backyard barbecue, catering services have become a popular choice for hosting successful summer events. Did you know that Tommy’s Pizza and Subs is much more than just El Cajon and Santee’s favorite spot for traditional Italian pizza and subs? We’re also a full-service caterer serving up a wide range of cuisines for events ranging from traditional barbecues to elegant cocktail parties.
Why Have Your Summer Event Catered?
We know that planning an event can be stressful and time-consuming. Hiring a professional catering service like Tommy’s takes the burden off your shoulders so you can focus on what’s really important—socializing, entertaining your guests, and enjoying yourself.
From menu selection and food preparation to serving and cleanup, caterers handle it all, ensuring a seamless experience for you and your guests.
Caterers bring their culinary expertise to the table, crafting menus that suit your preferences and dietary requirements. They have the knowledge and experience to create delicious, well-presented meals that leave a lasting impression on your guests.
Caterers can save you valuable time and money. They have established relationships with suppliers, allowing them to source high-quality ingredients at competitive prices. They also possess the necessary equipment, eliminating the need for you to invest in costly rentals and do-it-yourself solutions.
Catering Has a Long, Successful Track Record
Catering dates back to ancient times, as far back as the 4th millennium BC in China, followed by feasts and banquets in ancient Egypt and Greece that were organized to celebrate various occasions.
In the Middle Ages, guilds of cooks created elaborate meals for noble households and royal events. The Renaissance period saw lavish banquets put on by caterers showcasing their creativity and cooking prowess.
During the Industrial Revolution, the growth of cities and industries created a demand for mass catering services, and the trend continues in the 20th and 21st centuries. Now, catering is a professional industry featuring highly trained chefs, entire staffs of experienced servers, and innovative kitchen equipment.
What Can Tommy’s Do for You?
Tommy’s takes pride in delivering exceptional catering experiences tailored to the unique needs of our clients.
Custom Menus: We understand that each event is special so we work with clients to create menus that align with your preferences and dietary requirements, plus taste great and are sure to leave a favorable impression with guests.
Exceptional Service: Tommy’s Catering provides professional and friendly service with experienced staff. From the moment they set foot on your event venue until the last food item is cleared, our team works diligently to ensure that every aspect of the catering experience runs smoothly, leaving you free to enjoy the event.
Distinct and Varied Cuisine: Tommy’s Catering delivers food and services sure to please a wide range of palates, from Italian and Greek favorites, to BBQ, Hamburgers/Hotdogs, and more.
- Tommy’s BBQ—customize from our Classic, Southwest, and Saddleback BBQ options, all smoked in our wood-fired pit.
- Tommy’s Greek—choose from our Lemon Pepper Chicken, Greek gyros, salads, and other Greek-inspired delicacies.
- Tommy’s Italian—delight guests with options like meat lasagna, chicken alfredo bowtie pasta, pizza squares, grilled Italian vegetables, Caesar salad, and much, much more, showcasing the best of italian cuisine.
- Tommy’s Hamburgers & Hotdogs—perfect for casual events, this menu includes 1/3-pound choice beef burgers, all beef hot dogs, vegan options, and tasty sides like beans, chips, and potato salad.
- Additional Menu Choices—Tommy’s also provides menus featuring American cuisine, Bar Food, and Mexican dishes.
Let’s Get Started!
Tommy’s makes it easy to get started on planning your event. You can download our Catering Intake Form to help with your planning. Simply fill it out and email it to us at [email protected] to provide us with the information we need to make your event a success.
If you prefer, you can simply call us at 619-499-5273 to get the ball rolling or fill out the short form below to send us an email.
We typically respond to catering requests same day or within one business day.