About Marche Catering

Marché Catering offers a range of services—from casual picnic fare and party platters to elegant large-scale events, with private dinner parties, business lunches and gallery receptions in between. We’ve grown as our company has grown, and are proud to be part of the Marché family of businesses. Each part of Marché has a slightly different style — catering covers all of them — and they all adhere to our core philosophy:

Marché is about celebrating life and the bountiful Pacific Northwest with locally grown and gathered food, prepared with care and served in a lively and elegant atmosphere.

We take our name from the French word for market — a word that describes not only our location in Eugene’s bustling 5th Street Market, but also our philosophy of cooking. The menu is based on the foods you would find at a farmers market — fresh, seasonal, and regional. We are committed to using only those ingredients that are at their best, so our menu evolves as we move through the seasons of the year. Our technique is French-based — intensely flavored and simply but beautifully presented.

Sample Menus

From classic receptions to casual brunches, full-service sit-down meals to fun family style parties, we can help make your events delicious and easy. These menus are just the start - we can offer more casual options, custom menus and a range of services to suit lots of styles and budgets.

Policies & Logistics

Catering! Where do we start?

The best way to begin the conversation about your event is to fill out a Catering Inquiry Form Online. Our staff will be in touch immediately so we can plan your event together. Below, you'll find some notes that address each of the many parts of planning an event. If you prefer, please call 541-683-2260 ext. 109.


Our food is organically grown by local farmers, and evolves to reflect the best of the region and season. Even within the four seasons of the year, ingredients vary in availability and quality, and we’ll work closely with you to develop a menu that takes advantage of the products that are at their very best on the date of your event. We do our absolute best to adhere to menu selections, but occasionally we may need to make slight adjustments due to ingredient availability. For more examples, see our sample catering menus.

Wine, Beverages & Bar

Our wine director works closely with our catering team to ensure that appropriate wines are available to suit a variety of palates and budgets. Because of our collaboration with Provisions and the restaurant, we are able to offer some special selections and hard-to-find wines in a catering environment. If you’d like our staff to manage wine service (chilling, opening, pouring and cleanup) for wine that’s donated or brought in from elsewhere, we can do so for a minimal corkage fee.

Marche Catering bartenders are fully licensed, insured and trained to serve a range of classic cocktails. Our catering director can work with you to develop special seasonal or theme cocktails if you wish. If you prefer to have a no-host bar, we’re happy to staff, stock and operate a complete well or premium bar. Depending on the scope of the event, there may be a minimal set-up fee or spending minimum.

Staff & Gratuity

For some events, it is possible to simply deliver platters—but most require some on-site time for chefs and service staff. Both chefs and servers are there to make sure that your event goes smoothly, that the food is delicious and well presented and that your guests feel taken care of. At the same time, on-site staff will do an efficient, professional job allowing you enjoy the party with your guests.

Our fully licensed and highly professional staff—including bartenders—can be provided for $18.00 per person per hour. Larger events will also have an event captain to supervise the staff and act as a liason with guests and event planners, for $25.00 per hour.

We have a standard service charge of 22% of the food and beverage total, which goes to support the efforts of Marché’s planning, kitchen and service staff. Gratuity rate will be outlined in the proposal, and may vary slightly depending on venue and event scope.

Equipment & Rentals

We can arrange for any necessary rentals or decorations. We’ll work directly with you and the appropriate rental company to create a look that’s just right for your event, while confirming that the necessary pieces are all in place.

Our aesthetic is clean and simple, with white linen and china and an emphasis on fresh, seasonal food and decor. We decorate with beautiful seasonal herbs and produce, artisan breads, discreet printed menus and fresh flowers. If you have a different vision for your event, we’re happy to help you realize it.

If your event requires elaborate decor, audio-visual equipment or logistical support, we’d be happy to arrange for that. Our team has a wealth of experience planning and executing a range of events, and are happy to share that knowledge with you to create a fabulous event. For more information, visit our events planning partners page.

Guarantees & Payment

Once a menu and logistical plan is in place, we’ll provide a simple agreement to act as event confimartion. The number of guests must be confirmed 10 days prior to the event. We will charge for the confirmed number of guests or the actual number of guests, whichever is greater.

Full payment is due at time of confirmation. A $500 deposit is required to secure the date for weddings and large events.

Partners & Resources

Event Venues

Route 5 Wine Bar

Located in the 5th Street Public Market, Route 5 is a flexible indoor-outdoor space that offers a comfortable, contemporary northwest atmosphere for meetings and social events.

Northern Lights Christmas Tree Farm

Northern Lights is an expansive outdoor venue for weddings and rustic warm-weather events on the banks of the Willamette River.

Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art

On campus at the University of Oregon, the JSMA offers a range of event spaces, including the stunning and historic lobby area, multi-purpose banquet rooms and our own Marché Museum Café.

Silvan Ridge Winery

Nestled in the hills outside of Eugene, Silvan Ridge is a working winery with indoor and outdoor spaces for events among the vines.

Sweet Cheeks

Another great local winery venue, Sweet Cheeks offers a spacious patio, a grand view and an indoor tasting room area for events large and small.

Grand Hollows

Grand Hollows is Eugene‘s indoor/outdoor, year-round, wedding & event venue, featuring a glass lodge, forested cermemony site, and a water feature.

Mount Pisgah Arboretum

The Mount Pisgah Arboretum is ideal for the couple who seek a meaningful and beautiful wedding with a strong connection to nature, and who care about comfort and accessibility for their loved ones.

The Nines

The NiNES Event Center is an indoor-outdoor event space at the River Ridge Golf course, with courtyard space for weddings, a balcony and patio, and a banquet room.


Rhythm & Blooms

Look no further than Rhythm & Blooms, the premier Eugene florist, for beautifully arranged flowers and gift baskets for any occasion. Their highly trained staff will handle your order with care.

Willows Floral Design

Willows Floral Design is a personalized and creative floral service with special focus in customer satisfaction for your special events.

Passion Flower

Passion Flower‘s creative team of florists takes pride in creating unique floral arrangements for every occasion - weddings, special events, anniversaries, holidays and more.

Shamrock Flowers and Gifts

The Shamrock Flowers & Gifts offers beautiful, fresh flower arrangements. Thier expert florists create the perfect gifts to suit any special occasion.

Rental Companies

Parties to Go

Parties To Go is your premier full service special event rental company specializing in event rentals and design. They rent and sell everything you need to hold a successful event.

Essig Entertainment

Essig Entertainment, Inc. is Eugene, Springfield and Lane County‘s largest full-service audio-visual staging and event company. They specialize in weddings, event rentals, corporate events, parties and design.

Catering Inquiry Form

Thank you for thinking of Marché Catering for your event. We’re happy to put together a proposal and estimate for you, and the information on this form will help us design a successful event. Please note that this is not an order or confirmation, just the beginning of a conversation about your catering needs. If you would prefer, you can download a printable version of this form to fill out and mail or deliver to us. Download our Catering Inquiry Form.

Contact Information

Event & Site Information

Beverage & Menu Information


Equipment & Serviceware

Our casual disposable serviceware is made of compostable paper and clear corn-based plastics. Our elegent disposable serviceware is made of black paper and plastic.

Planning & Logistics


Photo Gallery


The event was a huge success, and a large part of that is because of the delicious food. We look forward to working with you in the future. - LK & BM
Thank you for being a part of our wedding day--the food and service were fabulous. We couldn‘t have asked for anything better--the pork was out of this world. Thanks for all of your hard work! - C & T
Thank you so much for all your hard work this morning. We heard nothing but rave reviews about the food. I appreciate all you did for us." - SS
Everything was dreamy! The food and service was EXCELLENT...living right up to Marché‘s standard! Perfect. Really. Best Eggs Benedict ever. They were a hit. Everything truly was top-notch. - BD

Contact Us

Thank you for your interest in Marché Catering. If you would like to request a a proposal and estimate for your event, please use our Online Catering Inquiry Form. For all other inquiries and messages, use the form below. Thanks!