Special Events (simply done, for you)

Bittersweet knows event catering! Low-key or high-profile, we'll customize a great party just for you. Let us be your one-stop-shop for all your catering needs. We offer three levels of service:

Simple Delivery - If you just need help with fantastic food
Delivery with Set-Up Service - Help with setting up your buffet by our friendly delivery drivers
Full Service Catering - Our experienced staff extends your hospitality from beginning to end - worry free.
Once you've selected your event date and venue, just complete our Plan Your Event form and see how we can help! We'll respond promptly with a proposal that works within your budget.

Bittersweet Catering and The Potomac Riverboat Company

Bittersweet serves the high seas! Bittersweet is a recommended caterer for The Potomac Riverboat Company and what a great way to entertain and see our beautiful city. Each boat in the fleet offers a different experience and requirements. Feel free to call our sales office for further details and to get sailing!


Are you a bride who's looking for simple, understated elegance and most of all, really good food? Bittersweet has been exceeding bride's expectations for 28 years and we promise a fun and worry free wedding from beginning to end - all guaranteed by your own onsite supervisor. Get started planning your special day the easy way - now!

The Pricing

For most young couples, eloping doesn’t seem appealing until they’re neck-deep in the wedding planning process. At Bittersweet – we are here to take that edge off! We want to share with you the inside scoop on how to get the most of your budget & enjoy the process, too!

How it all works - the easy way to entertain
Planning an event, whether it's a wedding or a small dinner party, doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. Here's how:

Select Your Perfect Venue.

Complete our Catering Inquiry form. - Your information goes directly to your event planner who'll contact you promptly. They'll discuss details and explain your best options for a great event.
Review Your Proposal. - Review your proposal and ask questions. We're happy to make revisions!
Approve Your Menu and Sign Your Contract
Consider Your Job Done! - On the day of the reception rest easy knowing that a supervisor from Bittersweet will be on site throughout the entire event to ensure that every little detail turns out just right.

Policies & Procedures

Prices and items may change without notice.

The minimum for any delivered or pick up catering order is 10 guests.

NEXT DAY CUT OFF TIMES: Breakfast and all hot meals - 2pm. Lunch - 4pm. Cakes require 24 hour advance notice

In store pick ups will be cold, for reheating at home.

Certain minimums and requirements apply for all Sunday orders. Please call our sales office for further information.

Same day RUSH ORDER fees: $10 pick-up; $15 additional delivery.

Return PICK-UP fees: same day - full delivery charge; next day - half priced delivery charge

Cancellations: same day - FULL CHARGE, less than 24 hours - 50% CHARGE

Cancellation charge less than 24 hours is 50% CHARGE

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