Getting married in Detroit? Here’s where to get your catering & cake

October 20, 2022 | Story by Max White

The wedding season is returning in full force and maybe the busiest season we’ve seen in years. With more and more weddings happening, people are planning earlier to ensure they get everything they want.

There is no shortage of places to get married in metro Detroit – just check out our guide to venues – but one of the most important aspects of the wedding is the food. That’s where the caterer comes in.

Plus, everyone wants to top off that food with a delicious, sweet cake that stands out.

Below you’ll find several different places to provide catering and cakes to make your wedding perfect.

Forte Belanger

For decades across metro Detroit, Forte Belanger has been providing some of the best catering for all different types of events. The company is Michigan’s only member of Leading Caterers of America.

They can work with you to come up with exactly what you want for your wedding.

“Food is fashion, and that’s why our creative specialists also work hand-in-glove with our culinary team to make sure every dish we serve effortlessly coordinates with your event theme,” the website reads.

You can come up with a custom menu and more. To learn more, visit their website to fill out a form and get started.

Forte Belanger plate of food

Joe’s Gourmet Catering & Events

Joe’s offers full-service catering for your favorite foods and if you don’t want a custom menu, they have a variety of different menus ranging from signature entrees and buffets to the wedding menu.

Their wedding menu provides full-service catering, a bar set-up with bartenders, fresh fruit, appetizers, dinner buffets, and much more.

You can customize the menu for the theme, and they have a variety of different venues they’ve worked with in the past.

You can also personalize a variety of items including wine bottles, chocolates, caramel apples, cookies, and more.

Joe’s also offers dessert stations and can create a custom wedding cake for you.

Skosh Catering

Skosh has everything you could want for your wedding, from the food to logistics and much more.

No matter what you’re looking to do, Skosh can get it done. They offer custom-curated menus that range from dinner buffets to plated dinners, with passed hors d’oeuves, family-style service, and more.

You’ll get a private menu tasting ahead of your wedding, and they can also get an afterglow and late-night snack for when the party is wrapping up.

Finally, they have a dessert and coffee station that can end the night perfectly. For more information, visit their website.

Rose Catering

If you’re looking for an easy choice, Rose Catering has an inclusive wedding package that starts with a minimum of 125 guests.

On top of the meat entrée menu, you get hors d’oeuvres, cheese & cracker trays, coconut-encrusted chicken tenders, champagne for the head table, and more.

If you’re looking for something simple, they have a BBQ menu where you can get meats, sides, and add-on desserts. The BBQ is grilled on-site.

Rose Catering

Joyful Treats Catering

If you’re looking for some southern flair, Joyful Treats Catering can get you what you need. Their chefs are trained in the culinary styles of the south and gourmet food preps, and they have a variety of different things they provide.

On top of dinner, they can provide lunch, appetizers, even breakfast if you want something before the wedding, and of course dessert.

Buddy’s Pizza or American Coney Island

Finally, maybe you’re looking to add some Detroit flare to your wedding and want a late-night snack for all your guests to enjoy a few hours after dinner. Look no further than Buddy’s Pizza, for some Detroit-style pizza, or American Coney Island for the famous coneys.

Buddy’s can get you that famous Detroit-style pizza delivered to your wedding venue or picked up, so just visit their website.

Or, American Coney Island can bring equipment, food, supplies, set-up, and more for your wedding, that way people can enjoy chili, mustard, and onion on a great hot dog.

A Buddys Pizza slice is some of the best pizza in Detroit

Buddys Pizzeria in Detroit by Marvin Shaouni

Sorella’s Custom Cakes

Sorella’s has been named among the top 10 wedding cake bakers in Detroit and is run by sisters Bertha and Monica.

Everything is made from scratch at their Livonia bakery, and they have more than a dozen flavors you can use for your cake, including apple spice, cherry chip, and more.

With that, they have dozens of flavors of icing, mousse, and fillings.

Terri’s Cakes Detroit

Terri’s is a made-to-order, delivery-only cake shop in Detroit, so you know your cake will be one-of-a-kind when ordering it.

Terri’s can design many different looks for your cake with a variety of flavors.

“Weddings are happiness personified; love runneth over; dreams that come to life; and, often, the largest party one will ever throw,” the website reads.

You can book a consultation on the Terri’s Cakes website.

For The Love of Sugar

Located in Brush Park, For The Love of Sugar is known for its cakes, macarons and so many other desserts.

They can work to create your own custom cake, and they also work with gluten-free and vegan wedding cakes.

The cakes range in various styles and sizes, and some toppers, floral, and greenery must be provided but will be added to the cake.


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