These are a few of our key clients who depend on us for catering services:


The Mayor's Office, Gracie Mansion NYC

Ruder Finn Public Relations Firm, NYC

Bronx Borough Presidents Office, NYC



The Mayors Office, Mount Vernon NY

City Hall, Mount Vernon, NY

Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, NY

Home Goods Department Store, Yonkers, NY

US District Court, White Plains, NY

Macedonia Baptist Church, Mount Vernon, NY

St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Bronx, NY

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All prices quoted are for LARGE, DEEP catering trays.

Each tray easily feeds approximately 18-20 people 


Half, DEEP catering trays are also available on some items,

and easily feed approximately 8-10 people,

and is exactly half the price of the full trays




Kingston Curried Goat  195

Bite-sized chunks of bone-in “real” goat meat in a spicy curry

Feeds at least 20 hungry people, more with other selections



Ripe's  Jamaican "Cannonball" Meatballs  175

Spicy bite sized meatballs seasoned with island BBQ spices

Feeds well over 20 people with 2-3 meatballs per person

A great addition to any order to "stretch" your budget

-very popular with both kids and adults



Braised Oxtail  260

Slow cooked in a red wine brown sauce

with large butter beans

yes..we all experience oxtail sticker shock!

its right up there with fillet Mignon these days

..who wudda thunk it?

These are large deep trays that feed a lot of oxtail freaks!



Jamaican Country Stew (stew peas) 180

Popular Jamaican Beef Stew except we send it to the moon by using

choice cuts of our infamous BIG-ASS Jerk Rib-Eye Steak with

Red Kidney Beans and Coconut Milk.

A very hearty, tasty, rustic, stick to your ribs kinda dish.

Feeds 20 people and more!

Order with white rice and 1 or 2 sides and you got a party!


Jamaican Roast Pork  175

Bite sized pieces of  pork marinated in Ripe’s

special “roadside” marinade and roasted till tender and

succulent --Feeds 20 people and beyond.

This plus our Scalloped Potatoes

makes a great addition to a festive table for the holidays

-or use it to make any day a holiday instead



Ripe’s Original Jerk Chicken Bites   175

Jerk Chicken marinated in our

signature “made from scratch” Jerk Rub

and slow-grilled on our massive grill.

(this is NOT that oven baked crap smothered with

mystery sauce from those ugly commercial tubs)

We use Whole Chickens, so you get a mixture of BOTH

dark & white meat with that distinct “char-grilled” flavor.

Ripe has grilled over 217,000 chickens since way back in 2003,

so we kinda know a thing or two about what makes it great.

Cut into bite sized pieces for easy eating at your event.

Feeds up to 20 people

but order wisely, 'cause everybody LOVES our  authentic jerk chicken!

Add Rice & Peas and Mesclun Green Salad and you are all

set to enjoy an evening in the tropics!



“Asian inspired” Island Chicken  160

Cut up bone-in chicken stewed with a combination

of Caribbean and Asian spices.



Gheera Chicken    160

Indo-Caribbean Style Indian chicken

with cumin and other spices



Good ‘Ol Curried Chicken   160

Cut-up bone-in chicken in our own house made spicy curry


Brown Stewed Chicken 160

Cut-Up Bone In Chicken slow braised in

a spicy red wine brown sauce

Ripe's Jerk BBQ Chicken 160

Bone- In Chicken with our  in-house blend

of Jerk BBQ Sauce



Buffalo Soldier Jerk Wings 195

Spicy Party Wings marinated in our secret

Jerk Sauce=always a hit!



Jerk Chicken Quesadillas  175

Soft  flour tortillas stuffed with Jerk Chicken,

Pepper Jack Cheese, and Grilled Mushrooms. 

Served with Mexican sour cream and a tropical mango salsa.

Very popular for cocktail, finger food type settings, and kids parties.      


Yard Gone to Italy  240

(Rasta Pasta)

We have not changed the recipe since we started this whole

Rasta Pasta debacle way back in May 2003,

we only changed the name cause we got bored with it!

Linguine with Large Tiger Shrimp, Mushrooms,

Spinach, Ricotta & Parmesan cheese in a garlic- seafood sauce

A favorite of the small & big kids

Feeds more than 22 people

Jerk Chicken Pasta-195


Ripe’s Ultimate Caribbean Seafood Rice  165

 Large Florida Shrimp, Atlantic Mussels, Spicy Peppered Shrimp, 

and Ripe’s Original Jerk Chicken in a saffron yellow seafood rice.

Your guests will marvel at the beauty of this

seafood & chicken flavor explosion.

Can be served as a main dish, or side dish.


Linguine with “REAL” Clam Sauce 165

Large trays only

Linguine with FRESH Cherry stone Clams (in the shell)

in a white garlic sauce.

"always the first to go at parties"

An economical substitute for shrimp


Red-Stripe Beer Steamed Mussels 125

Large trays only

Straight from the sea Prince Edward Island Mussels

in a Spicy Red Stripe-Coconut Scotch Bonnet Broth

The Ultimate Aphrodisiac Appetizer-Get Your Groove On!

Gives Your Buffet Table that "UPSCALE" look without the price to go with it!

This selection is best ordered for our in-house parties,

because they must be served as soon as they are prepared!

They are a ton of fun to eat without the "seafood sticker shock!"


Cajun-Flavored Catfish   175

Large trays only

Boneless Catfish Fillets with a spicy New Orleans style secret Cajun rub

that we developed during competition



Escoveitch Boneless Fish Bites  195

Boneless RED Tilapia fillets, delicately fried till golden,

then steeped in a spicy,vinegary pickle, and a carrot and onion julienne.

Red Tilapia is very tender and has a texture

very similar to Red Snapper, & marries well with

the pickled sauce, and best of all, no bones for your guests to deal with!

Feeds more than 20 people

(you can substitute whole , bone in, head on, Snapper by request,

and we will adjust to the market price, but you may suffer sticker shock!)


Smoked Salmon Quesadillas  185

Large trays only

Fun, bite sized quesadillas with smoked salmon, spicy

pepper-jack cheese, capers and scallions



Codfish Spring Rolls 210

Asian style spring rolls stuffed with roasted

red peppers, caramelized onions and codfish-

--one of the original staples of the restaurant menu and a true customer favorite



Barbecued  Salmon 220

Large trays only

Boneless fillets of Salmon roasted with our own

barbecue sauce till just cooked through and succulent

—NEVER DRY! These are hand picked and custom

fabricated by Mike & Geo, our fish guys from

the Fulton Fish Market.

(can substitute JERK salmon)



Caribbean Curried Shrimp  235

Large Tiger Shrimp with mixed fresh vegetables

and diced potatoes, in Ripe's house made spicy curry.



Shrimp Quesadillas  225

Soft  flour tortillas stuffed with grilled Tiger shrimp,

pepper jack cheese, and grilled mushrooms.

Very popular for cocktail parties, & 

finger food type settings. 

Kids (and big kids) go bananas for them!

Very Tasty!



St. Elizabeth Style Peppered Shrimp 220

Peel and eat LARGE head-on shrimp in a spicy scotch bonnet sauce

These literally "disappear" at ANY function!

These are great to keep near the bar area of your party.

Its the perfect thing to pop in your mouth with a beer

or mixed drink over conversation

Feeds 25 and beyond as an appetizer!

Our MOST requested party pleaser!

Serve at room temperature.



Mini Caribbean Crab and Codfish Cakes  225

Claw  & Back fin Crab meat mixed with fresh cod and

just enough filling to hold it all together, with  red peppers

scallions, and a spicy mayonnaise

We'll bet your guests can't eat just one,

and not want more and more.


Tomato Choka  155

Fire-Roasted Smoked Tomatoes with onions & garlic

..very tasty side dish and accidentally vegan 


Codfish Buljol Salad 175

Popular Trinidadian side dish—codfish, onions, tomato,

peppers and avocado tossedwith olive oil to

make a Caribbean style salad.

A great non-traditional component to your party

which can  substitute for green salad, and

a very popular side dish for those finicky non-meat eaters!



 Plantain & Codfish Medley  145

A catering variation of our  ever popular “Plantain Boats”

on the restaurant menu.

The plantains are sliced on the bias and tossed

with a codfish & vegetable medley,

rather than being stuffed, to facilitate more

servings in a party tray.

A tasty and interesting twist of salt and sweet

Your non-Caribbean guests will feel like they took a trip

to the Islands with one mouthful of this marriage made in heaven!

A great side-dish.  So Caribbean and so delicious

Three Cheese Mac & Cheese 145

Creamy Cheddar, Jack & Blue cheese

-if you cant get three cheeses plus some butter, milk and macaroni 

to taste awesome then its time to exit left from the kitchen stage!



Scalloped Potatoes 155

Paper thin slices of potatoes layered and baked with

garlic and Parmesan cheese

This is a much more delicate version of the standard scalloped potato,

we didnt use the cheat sheet by adding a ton of cheap asss goopy cheese

Its hard to resist this light and creamy rendition

Feeds more than 20 people


Field Green Salad  65

Mesclun baby greens tossed

with a balsamic vinaigrette


Vegetarian Pasta Salad  175

Penne or linguine pasta tossed with garden vegetables,

mushrooms and a balsamic-caper vinaigrette

Easily feeds more than 20 people

--Add Scalloped Potatoes and Salmon and

you have a great mix of choice dishes

for vegetarians and the non-meat eaters.



Rice & Peas   95

Red Kidney beans, coconut milk, herbs and spices

Black Beans & Rice 95

Large Trays Only

White Rice   80


Fried Ripe Plantains 95

Always very ripe and sweet!

Never oily, never starchy, just pure goodness in every bite.

You might think our plantains were grown next to sugarcane bush!


Caribbean Style Spinach (Bhagee) 125

Spinach and Okra stewed in coconut milk

One of our favorites..very flavorful and Vegans love it


Curried Chick Peas (Garbanzo Beans) (Channa) 125

Chickpeas stewed in an island curry, with freshly diced vegetables

...great with Roti or just as a side dish..Vegans LOVE it!


Codfish Roti Skins 155

Large trays only

Roti with Codfish baked into the dough


Parmesan Potato Wedges 145

Potato Wedges Roasted with Parmesan, Garlic and Spices


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes 125

This silky puree is so good you don't need gravy


Herb-Roasted Vegetables   135

A simple infusion of aromatic thyme, olive oil and sea salt

is what makes this Yellow and Green Squash, Japanese Eggplant,

Tomato and Onion medley so good

Roasted Yucca Bites (yams)  125

Steeped in a salt water brine, then roasted with

a garlic cilantro oil.

This recipe comes directly from the Dominican influence

in kitchens I have worked over the years

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