Jenna + Timothy 9.13.14

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Venue: Paul’s on The Bay, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Barrett McClean Catering: Classic City Catering |


Reception Menu

Omelette Station-  Fresh eggs,  Cheddar, American, and Pepper Jack Cheeses, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Honey Glazed Ham, Shrimp, Scallops, Green Onions, Mushrooms, Jalapenos, and Black Olives

Crepe Station-  Spinach and Artichoke , Smoked Salmon , Pencil Asparagus, and Roma Tomatoes

Southern Station- Sugared Almond Salad of Sweet Lettuces with Sliced Strawberries, Mandarin Oranges, Green Onions, and Orange Vinaigrette, Gourmet Grilled Sausages with Jezebel and Carolina Sauces, Baked Cheese Grits Souffle,  Hash-browns and Ketchup, Heirloom Tomatoes, Sugar Snap Peas, and Havarti Cheese Marinated in a Balsamic Vinaigrette, Homemade Biscuits and Petite Muffins, with Whipped Orange Butter, Jams, and Jellies



Whitney + Troy 5.3.14


Venue: Private Home, Orange Beach, AL | Catering: Classic City Catering | Entertainment: Mr. Big  | Lighting: Willow Bridges  | Cake: Betty Weber  | Rentals: Kents

“David and the Classic City crew are the best! I couldn’t imagaine working with a more professional team. The food was delicious and we received so many compliments from  our guests. They made sure everything down to the tiniest detail was perfect on our wedding day.” Whitney

Reception Menu:

Passed Hors D’oeurves- Stuffed mushrooms including Crabmeat and Cheese, Spinach and Artichoke, and Vidalia Onion, Shrimp Wrapped in a Snow Pea with Creole Honey Mustard, Fried Oyster and Warm Brie Baguette with Creole Honey Mustard

Fruit and Cheese Display- Shaved Imported and Domestic Cheese, Strawberries and Grape, Apple and Pear Wedges, Dried Fruits and Nuts, Hummus with Feta, Balsamic, Pinenuts, Carrrots, Parsley Basil Torta with Sundried Tomatoes and Pinenuts, Crackers, Flatbreads, Crostini, and French Rounds

Sliders-Kobe Beef Cheeseburgers with Caramelized Onions, Grilled Conecuh County Smoked Sausages with Red Carolina Sauce, Blue Crab Cakes with Marinated Garlic Remoulade, Crunchy Coleslaw, Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato French Fries with Seasoned Salt and Ketchup

Grilled Skewers- Pepper Crusted Beef and Portabella Mushroom with Mustard Horseradish, Tuscan Chicken with Mango Currant Chutney,

Carley + Dylan 10.4.14





Venue: The Palafox House – Pensacola, FL | Photography: Kate’s Captures Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering | Decorations: Fiore of Pensacola | Cake: Betty Weber Cakes

Passed Hors D’oeurves: Crispy Chicken and Waffles with Bourbon Maple Syrup, Pot Stickers and Spring Rolls with Sesame Sweet and Sour and Spicy Peanut Sauces, Coconut Shrimp with Black and White Sesame Sweet and Sour Sauce

Cocktail Buffet: Fire Roasted Inside Round of Beef, Peppercorn Bearnaise and Queen Elizabeth Sauce, Angel Biscuits and Croissants, Seasonal Melons and Berries with Brandy Cream Cheese and Chocolate  Fondue, Fresh Barbecued  Ham with Barbecue Apple Butter, Red and Clear Carolina Sauces, Homemade Biscuits and Rolls, Teriyaki Sesame with Mango Currant Chutney and Basil Mayonnaise, Fresh Market Breads, Garden Vegetables Marinated in an Herbal Vinaigrette, Hummus with Feta, Balsamic, Pinenuts with Crostini and Flatbreads, Savory Cheesecakes with Giant Colored Corn  Chips, Southwestern with Salsa Bar

Macaroni and Cheese Bar: Four Cheese Baked Macaroni with Seasoned Bread Crumb Topping, Applewood Smoked Bacon, and Conecuh County Grilled Sausages, Blue Cheese, Green Onions, Diced Tomatoes, and Blanched Asparagus

Best of the Coast 2014

We are honored to be voted BEST WEDDING CATERER! Read all about the businesses selected by IN readers by clicking on this link:


We are happy to announce that we were once again rated “Best of the Coast” by inWeekly. Thank you Pensacola for your continued support!!!

Foodie Comfort
It’s no surprise that Classic City 
Catering doesn’t have a problem receiving compliments from their clients (the somewhat prophetic “Best wedding food ever!” is among their favorites). Constantly drawing inspiration for their dishes from their favorite restaurants, colleagues, cookbooks and magazines, the chefs at Classic City Catering keep their menu fresh and unique. “We make everything from scratch and fully prepare our food on-site to ensure the quality and presentation,” says Owner, David Penniman. But what good is the grub without first-class service? Classic City Catering has it all covered, so your mind can be on other things for your catered event. “Based on our experience, our clients can relax knowing that we have everything under control. We have been in business for 25 years, and we love what we do,” Penniman says. 214 W. Intendencia St.,

Now Booking Holiday Parties!



If you wish to have a memorable event, now is the time. The holiday season is a busy time for everyone, so we want to check in with you before the rush.

Savor our culinary team’s creations with a customized menu or select one of our popular holiday packages. Leave the details to us and the only plans you have to make is to relax and enjoy the festivities! Please call 850.433.8064 or email for current pricing and availability.

Ashley + Joe

Venue: Private Residence, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Melissa Wilson Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering |

Passed Hors D’oeurves: Pimento Cheese with Spicy Pickle and Hot Pepper Crostini and Smoked Salmon with Scallion Creme Fraiche Crostini

Dinner Buffet: Rosemary and Mustard Crusted Pork Chops, Chicken Parisian,Parsley New Potatoes, Baby Carrots with a Brandy Basil Glaze, Sweet Potato Souffle with Praline Topping, Whole Green Beans Brushed with Garlic Butter and Fresh Market Breads with Flavored Butters



Venue: Pensacola Light House, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Jeffery Franks Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering |


Passed Hors D’ourves: Shrimp Wrapped in a Snow Pea with Creole Honey Mustard Sauce and Mini Beef Filet with Horseradish Cream on a Croustade

Popcorn Bar: Classic Popcorn (buttered or plain), Old Fashioned Pink Popcorn, Spicy Popcorn, Maple Glazed Bacon, Wasabi Peas, M&Ms, Roasted Peanuts, Sugared Almonds, Sweet & Spicy Pecans, and Parmesan, Ranch, Cheddar, Salt, Cinnamon, and Brown Sugar

Oyster Bar: Raw Oysters on the Half Shell, Baked Oysters Bienville and Rockefeller with Hollandaise, Grilled Oysters with Citrus Beurre Blanc, Ketchup, Horseradish, Lemon Wedges, Tabasco, Cocktail Sauce, and Oyster Crackers

Grits Bar: Creamy Garlic Grits, Black Eyed Peas with Country Ham, Shrimp and Yellow Tomato Grillades, Spinach with Carmelized Onions, Mushrooms, and Garlic Aged Cheddar, Smoked Gouda, and Crumbled Blue Cheese

Southern Station: Chicken Salad with Toasted Pecans, French Rounds with Gluten Free Corn Bread, Deviled Eggs with Bacon, Green Onion, and Parsley, Pimento Cheese Ring with Hot Pepper Jelly, Jalapeno Peppers, and Crackers, Marinated Roma Tomatoes, Vidalia Onions, Green Beans, and Havarti Cheese in a Basil Balsamic Vinagrette





Venue: Pensacola Museum of Commerce, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Jeffery Franks Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering |

Katie + Tommy 5.10.14

Venue: Sanders Beach, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Cook Images | Catering: Classic City Catering |

Passed Hors D’ourves: Salmon Cakes with Marinated Garlic Remoulade, Duck Sausage, Spinach and Artichoke, and Vidalia Onion Stuffed Phyllo Tarts

Cocktail Buffet: Seasonal Melons and Berries with Brandy Cream Cheese and Chocolate Fondue, Seafood Newburg with Small Puff Pastries and Bagel Chips, Teriyaki Sesame with Mango Currant Chutney and Basil Mayonnaise and Fresh Market Breads, Shaved Smoked Ham with Creole Honey Mustard and Peach Chutney, Classic Ceasar Salad with Pumpernickel Croutons and Fresh Parmesan, Moser Salad of Wild Greens with Red Onions, Sliced Strawberrries, Toasted Walnuts, Feta Cheese, and Crostini, with a Rasberry Vinaigrette, Tiny Twice Baked Potatoes, Artichoke and Spinach Souffle with French Rounds and Pita Chips, and Wildberry Baked Brie with Crackers and French Rounds


Jena + Branden

Venue: 5eleven, Pensacola, FL | Photography: Cooks Images Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering | Coordination & Floral Design: Megan K. Events

“David and his crew are the BEST! They catered my daughter’s wedding a few weeks ago at 5 Eleven and the food and service was impeccable! I am still getting rave reviews from guests about how wonderful the food was. Not only was it delicious, the presentation was exquisite! The wait staff was friendly and attentive. We are so pleased we selected CCC for our daughter’s special day! Special thanks to Lauren for her hard work. If you need a caterer for any event, you can’t go wrong with Classic City!” -Mary Jo


Venue: Eden Gardens State Park, Santa Rosa Beach, FL | Photography: Kate’s Captures Photography | Catering: Classic City Catering | Coordination & Floral Design: Megan K. Events  | Cake: Karaboo Bakery  | Rentals: Hemstitch Vintage

Wedding Reception Menu:

Appetizers: Classic City Cheese Cart with Imported and Domestic Wheels of Cheese to be shaved, House Tortas, Brie en Croute, Cheese Rings, Grapes, Apples, Pear Wedges, Dried Fruits, Nuts, Crackers, Flatbreads, Crostini, and French Rounds

Passed Hors D’oeurves: Fried Green Tomatoes with Tomato Ginger Jam, Eggplant Crisp with Oven Dried Tomato, Mozzarella and Fresh Oregano, Lamb chop Lollipops Topped with Herb Goat Cheese and Hot Pepper Jelly, Twice Baked Fingerling Potatoes and Pecan Smoked Beef Tenderloin with a Shiitake Demi, Tuna Tartare Skewer with Ginger, Wasabi Aioli, and Caviar

Grits Bar: Creamy Garlic Grits, Black Eyed Peas with Country Ham, Shrimp and Yellow Tomato Grillades, Spinach with Carmelized Onions, and Wild Mushrooms, Aged Cheddar, SMoked Gouda, and Crumbled Blue Cheese

Baja Taqueria: Southwestern Cheesecake with Giant Colored Corn Chips, Black Beans and Rice, Soft Tacos with Smoked Fish, Duck, Beef, and Pulled Pork, Salsa and Microgreens

Salad Bar: West Indies Salad with Carrs, Moser Salad of Wild Greens with Vidalia Onions, Avocado,  Sliced Strawberries, and Toasted Walnuts with a Raspberry Vinaigrette, Classic Wedge with Heirloom Tomatoes, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Shaved Red Onion, Housemade Blue Cheese Dressing and Balsamic Drizzle

Late Night Snacks: Kobe Beef Sliders with Caramelized Onions and Aged Cheddar Cheese, Yukon Gold and Sweet Potato French Fries with Ketchup