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For Our Valued Clients


Dear Valued Clients,

We want to thank you for making Gayle Orth Catering such a success for the last 40 years. We also want to assure you that your health and well-being remains our top concern as well as serving you incredibly fresh, delicious food.

We want you to know that we are, as always, maintaining the highest degree of sanitization to ensure your safety.

We have always abided by, and exceeded, all measures given to us by the State and Tacoma-Pierce County Health Department, and will absolutely follow any additional measures given.

With children out of school for several weeks and working parents looking for options to help make their already busy lives easier and provide nutritious, delicious food for their families, we are now offering curbside pickup or delivery.

This week, beginning

 MONDAY MARCH 30th

we are offering 

~Family of Four~

  This week we are offering:

~Family of Four~

Amazing Potato Chowder with Onions, Sweet Leeks, Fresh Mushrooms, 

Corn and BACON!

*

Grilled Tillamook Cheddar and Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches on 

Housemade Freshly Baked Bread

*

Fresh Mixed Wild Greens Salad with Carrots,

Radishes, Fresh Herbs, Julienne Purple Cabbage and Our Own Champagne Vinaigrette and Housemade Croutons

*

Housemade Freshly 

Baked Loaf of Herb Bread

*

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies(4)

$75.75 plus tax

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Oven Roasted Chicken, 

Moist, Tender and Delicious

Served with Our Housemade Pear Chutney

*

Mélange of Oven Roasted Vegetables to Include: Red Bliss and Yukon Gold Potatoes, 

Sweet Potatoes, Vibrant Carrots, Earthy Parsnips, Baby Sweet Peppers and Onions

*

Garden Greens Salad with Carrots, Radishes, Fresh Herbs, Julienne Purple Cabbage and Our Own Champagne Vinaigrette and Housemade Croutons

*

Housemade Freshly 

Baked Loaf of Herb Bread

*

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies(4)

$87.50 plus tax


 

For a VERY SPECIAL Dining Experience….

Available for Two Guests or Four Guests

Grilled Marinated Lamb Riblets 

Finished with Our 

Pomegranate Red Wine Reduction

*

Mélange of Oven Roasted Vegetables to Include: Red Bliss and Yukon Gold Potatoes, 

Sweet Potatoes, Vibrant Carrots, Earthy Parsnips, Baby Sweet Peppers and Onions

*

Garden Greens Salad with Carrots, Radishes, Fresh Herbs, Julienne Purple Cabbage and Our Own Champagne Vinaigrette and Housemade Croutons

*

Housemade Freshly 

Baked Loaf of Herb Bread

*

Sinfully Rich Chocoholic Brownies

Dinner for Two

$57.50 plus tax


      Dinner for Four

     $115.00 plus tax

  

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Held over by POPULAR DEMAND

Our Tomato Basil Soup with

 Warming Spice(64oz)

*

Grilled Tillamook Cheddar and Gruyere Cheese Sandwiches on 

Housemade Freshly Baked Bread

*

Fresh Mixed Wild Greens Salad with Carrots, Radishes, Fresh Herbs, Julienne Purple Cabbage and Our Own Champagne Vinaigrette and Housemade Croutons

*

Housemade Freshly

 Baked Loaf of Herb Bread

*

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies(4)

$65.75 plus tax

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~AS WELL AS~

Our Grilled Vegetable Lasagna with Layers of Eggplant, Sweet Peppers, Zucchini, 

Yellow Squash, Creamy Cheeses and Basil, Tender Pasta and Our Lush Marinara Sauce

*

Fresh Mixed Wild Greens Salad with Carrots, Radishes, Fresh Herbs, 

Julienne Purple Cabbage and Our Own Champagne Vinaigrette and

 Housemade Croutons

*

Housemade Freshly 

Baked Loaf of Herb Bread

*

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies(4)

$75.75 plus tax

Substitution Options and Additions Available:

Additional Family Members $16.50 per each

Additional Family Members for Lamb $25.00 per each

Gluten Free $3.50 per Guest

Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette $1.50 Each

Whipped Herb Butter $1.50

Cookies ½ dozen $11.10

Brownies ½ dozen $21.00


In Addition to these Family Friendly Meals

We are more than happy to offer all of our wonderful fare, as well!

Pick-Up or Delivery

All of our menu items are made 

from scratch using 

only the very freshest and finest ingredients.

All of our breads, soups, vinaigrettes, cookies are crafted, 

here, in our kitchen...just for you!

DELIVERY  and PICKUP

Order by 4pm for Delivery or Pickup Next Day!

Delivery: 7 days a week, 11 am to 4pm

Pickup: 7 days a week, 11 am to 4pm

Delivery 

Monday-Friday $20 Delivery Fee

Tacoma, Fife, University Place 

Monday-Friday $25 Delivery Fee

Gig Harbor

Saturday-Sunday $25 Delivery Fee

Tacoma, Fife, University Place 

Please call for delivery fees to all other delivery areas.

If you want listings of more of our amazing menu items, click on the

"Sample Menus" button

 at the bottom of this page

Gluten Free Available: $3.50 extra per guest

Curbside Pick-Up or Delivery 

7 Days a Week 11-4

Call 253-761-9019 or email: catering@gayleorth.com

3827 6th Avenue

Tacoma, Washington 98406

Delivery Charges: 1 mile radius FREE

Greater Tacoma-University Place-Lakewood $20.00

Gig Harbor $25.00 (covers toll)

Menu Changes Weekly

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Substitution Options and Additions Available: 

Gluten Free $3.50 per Guest 

Fresh Raspberry Vinaigrette $1.50 Each 

Whipped Herb Butter $1.50 

Cookies ½ dozen $11.10 

  Just add $16.00 per each, in increments of two!! 

DELIVERY  and PICKUP

Order by 4pm for Delivery or Pickup Next Day!

Delivery: 7 days a week, 11 am to 4pm

Pickup: 7 days a week, 11 am to 4pm


Please call for delivery fees to all other delivery areas.

Order: catering@gayleorth.com

Or call (253)761-9019

We accept checks, Visa, American Express, and MasterCard. Credit card processing fees of 2.9% on all Visa and MasterCard purchases, and 3.9% on all American Express transactions, 

will be applied.


Welcome

Welcome to Gayle Orth Catering!  With exceptional attention to detail, we will blend the freshest and finest ingredients to create a menu that reflects your unique tastes.  Whether elegant or exotic, over-the-top or subtly sophisticated, Gayle Orth Catering will complete your vision of the perfect event. 

Our reputation of excellence compels us to continue to provide only the very freshest and finest menu items to our valued clients. Our commitment to quality and service is unparalleled and uncompromising.

  • Weddings, Parties and Celebrations
  • Business and Corporate Occasions
  • Exquisite Specialty Cakes and Distinctive Desserts 
  • Customized Menus
  • Corporate Jet Catering

Catering

Gayle Orth specializes in fashioning the perfect menu for each and every client, always mindful of specific requests and desires. Working closely with each client and customizing their menus to create their perfect experience, is exceedingly important to Gayle.

About Us

Our Amazing Staff 

Get To Know The Gayle Orth Staff

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Gayle Orth

Who is Gayle.....

Born and raised in the Tacoma-Gig Harbor area, Gayle Orth has always had an intense interest in beautiful and delicious food. Self taught, Gayle’s experience in the field of the culinary arts has created a solid reputation of excellence. She began her catering career with a vision and untiring determination. With a fierce passion for quality and an uncompromising view of customer service, Gayle has built her business into one she is extremely proud of. Gayle and David, married for more than forty years, are the parents of two grown daughters and doting grandparents to two beautiful granddaughters and soon to be great grandson!


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David Orth

 Who is David....

David Orth?  Where would Gayle Orth Catering be without him? A commercial real estate broker for more than twenty years, David was always the support behind the scenes for Gayle. Several years ago, David, after much deliberation, decided that he would join the catering company full time and retire his broker’s license. His financial background and business experience have been invaluable to the success of Gayle Orth Catering. David and Gayle very much enjoy working together as a team, not only professionally, but personally as well. They love nothing more than to end their hectic days, at home in the kitchen, preparing a meal and relaxing. 

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Dylan Lindner

The Position of Head Chef and Kitchen Manager took fourteen months to fill!   Dylan Lindner was well worth waiting for.  Incredibly talented, Dylan grew up in Kodiak, Alaska with a driven passion for all things FOOD! 


Cooking professionally for ten years, Dylan is passionate about running a "from scratch" kitchen.  In his free time, the "True Woods Gentleman" is an avid outdoorsman who revels in foraging the Pacific Northwest for seasonal ingredients, hiking and drawing illustrations of his discoveries.


Gayle Orth Catering is the perfect company to grow and expand Dylan's passion for food.  Bringing his amazing talents to local farmers markets is this excellent chef's next goal.  With his drive for excellence we're sure to garner a huge following!  


The entire crew is looking forward to wedding season and beyond.. the sky is the limit!

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Hannah

New to Gayle Orth Catering is Hannah Smith, a native of Seattle, with a love for all thing's pastry.  At a very young age, Hannah began her career creating desserts with her family, with includes her identical twin.


Leaving art school to pursue an apprenticeship at a renown French bakery in Seattle was the right decision for Hannah.  After skyrocketing her pastry knowledge and mastering her craft, she is living her dream as Head Pastry Chef for Gayle Orth Catering.


Her infectious laugh, spark and creativity are helping to make special and delicious memories for our treasured clients.  We are glad she is here!

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Lauren Dickson

 Lauren is the newest addition to the Gayle Orth Catering Company. Catering is one of Lauren’s many passions. As an aspiring business owner Lauren is learning the ins and outs of planning and catering events. Sweet, as well as sassy, Lauren feels life is best spent laughing. God, family, and food are Lauren’s biggest passions.  

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Gary Harris

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Margaret Garraughty

 Margaret Garraughty, with more than 35 years experience, is Gayle Orth Catering’s former Lead Chef, Kitchen manager and Beverage manager.  Cheerful, skilled, responsible and reliable, Margaret’s contributions are without measure!


Whether in our busy kitchen, off site Chef,  Bartender, or off-site server, Margaret can handle any situation graciously and efficiently.  

Although Margaret has been trying to retire for the last 5 years or more, she'll always come back to Gayle Orth to help out.


Margaret's Hawaiian heritage has instilled in her a genuine sense of hospitality, Ohana (family) and the Aloha Spirit, (Love and Peace to all).   


Margaret is also a fabulous web designer, she is most gratefully credited for this new site.