Beans & Barley has catered for years, and we're not keeping it a secret any more! We can cater to almost any need, from breakfast meetings to a wedding for 200, but most customers rely on our "Pickup Catering" menu.

You select from our varied menu (see below), order at least two days ahead, and pick everything up, ready to serve. Trays are beautifully arranged, salad bowls garnished and ready, baking pans ready to heat & serve. 

Fee-based delivery is available on orders over $100. 48 hour advanced notice is needed for most orders.  Please call 414-278-7878 with your order or with any questions.  We are excited to work with you!

Planning a really special event? Our Full Service Catering can include delivery, setup, and service, as well as menu and rental consultation. Our repertoire of time-tested recipes will please vegetarians, non-vegetarians, and vegans —and that includes the wedding cake! Call Beans & Barley, or e-mail us for information —            

NOTE: Please do NOT fax or email orders!

Click here to download our full Pick-Up Catering Menu






 *All Prices Are Subject to Change*


Items marked with the symbol are vegan (no animal products). They may also be enjoyed safely by non-vegans


We make over forty soups-some vegetarian, some vegan (), some with chicken or seafood.

We make our soups from scratch, using fresh vegetables and our own stocks. It's a great way to start your meal-or add rolls & butter for a light lunch...

Specify a favorite with a weeks notice, or choose from the day's selections (some favorites include: Vegetarian Chili, Cream of Spinach Parmesan, Dal Curry, Kale Barley, Red Lentil Chicken, Southwest Tortilla, Cream of Curry Squash & Corn many more)
    One gallon of hot or cold soup (for 10-20) $32


Small for 6-12 people; large for 12-18
  • Mesclun, Balsamic, & Blue Cheese small $20, large $30

    Mixed microgreens, toasted pepitas, craisins, Wisconsin gorgonzola, and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

  • Caesar Salad  small $15, large $25

    Romaine lettuce, house-made croutons, parmesan cheese, Caesar dressing.

    Garden Salad small $15. large $25

    Green leaf lettuce, cut vegetables, and choice of house-made dressing.  Dressing choices:  Herb Vinaigrette, Greek Lemon Oil, Tahini, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Garlic Parmesan, Garden Ginger

  • Beans and Greens $20

    White beans with organic spinach, tomatoes, onions, carrots, and balsamic vinaigrette dressing.

  • Fresh Fruit Salad (Shell for 10-12/Bowl for 12-18) $20/$25

    Bite size cuts of seasonal fresh fruit.

  • Potato Salad (shell for 10-12/bowl for 12-18) $20/$25

    Choose "House" Red Potato, Diablo, Potato Feta, Mediterranean or Balsamic.  All Potato Salads are Gluten Free.

  • Pasta Salad (priced by the pound, 3/lb minimum)

    Choose from our most popular selections-Grilled Vegetable Pasta, Antipasto Pasta , Tahini Pasta ,Greek Pasta, Roasted Garlic Dijon Pasta, Spicy Peanut Noodles, Garlic Parmesan Pasta Salad, Mediterranean Pasta Salad or Lemon Spinach Orzo.

  • Entrée Salads (priced by the pound, 3/lb minimum)

    For a salad that can serve as your main dish, choose one of these hearty vegan , vegetarian, or non-vegetarian selections: Hot & Spicy Chicken (or tofu ) Salad, Cashew Curry Chicken (or tofu ) Salad, Tuna Pasta Salad, or Mediterranean Chicken (or Tofu with Pasta).

  • Vegetable & Grain Salads (priced by the pound, 3/lb minimum)

    Pair one or two of these flavorful dishes with your entrée (all are Gluten Free): Beautiful Broccoli , Kale with Ginger Peanut Dressing, Apricot Lemon Quinoa , Indonesian Rice , Lime Cumin Vegetables , or Sweet Corn with Avocado Dressing


  • Garlic Bread-sliced baguette with garlic butter (12-15 pcs.) $8
  • Cornbread plain or jalapeño (9x13 pan) $15
  • Rolls-french or whole wheat, with butter .50¢ea.
  • Corn/Flour Tortillas (6") .75¢/$1.50 per package


Whether you're taking a field trip, or providing lunch for a business meeting, call us ahead and we'll have your lunches ready to go in individual bags.

Each bag includes a half or whole sandwich, potato salad, fruit salad, and a cookie.

Please call 2 hours ahead-24 hours for large orders (more than 10).


Chicken Pinenut Salad 9.50 12.50
Smoked Turkey 10.00 13.00

Roast Turkey

Balsamic Tofu Wrap





Tuna Salad 9.25 12.00
Cheese and Tomato 8.00  10.00
Hummus & Vegetable Wrap 9.00 11.50
Egg Salad 8.00 10.00
Peanut Butter & Jam 6.50  8.00


JUST WANT SANDWICHES? Sandwiches can be cut in half and arranged on a tray if you like.


  • Cherry Lemonade $18/gallon
  • Iced Tea-choose Rishi Classic Black or SPORTea $12/gallon
  • Coffee     Disposable coffee server holds 10-12 cups of fresh-brewed Anodyne coffee. Cups, cream & sugar included.


    Cold Brewed Anodyne Coffee $28/gallon



  • Chilled Beverages

    We can also gather an assortment of other beverages: natural sodas, still and sparkling water, spritzers, and iced teas-to have chilled and ready.


Maybe you have a breakfast meeting coming up-perhaps your cycling group needs a fast start in the morning. How about a pan of Tofu Scrambler or Hopple Popple? Coffee, juice, quiche, muffins & scones-we open at 8:00, and we can have your breakfast ready to go. (24 hr. notice)


Peppadew & Chevre Egg Bake (48 hr. notice) $45
Hopple Popple (for 10-15) $45
Tofu Scrambler (for 10-15) $40
Quiche (for 6-8) $20/$22
Choose Broccoli Cheddar Feta, Italian, Spinach Mushroom & Swiss, Potato & Green Onion, Smoked Turkey & Swiss
Parsley Shallot Potatoes (10-15)                                                                                                                                                   $30


Each pan weighs 5-6 lb. Plan on 1/4 to 1/2 lb per person
  • Lasagna $40/$45


    Choose Cheese, Vegetable, Mushroom, Pesto, Spinach Feta, or Turkey Ragu ($45).

  • Enchilada Casserole (black bean, or chicken) $35/$45

Our Enchilada Casserole is always a hit!  Pair it with our Mexican Trio Tray for an inspired feast.

  • Fajitas-with tofu , or with chicken $35/$45


    Strips of onion and red & green bell pepper, in a richly flavored fajita marinade, and served over brown rice.

  • Vegetable Stir-fry $35/$40/$45


    An assortment of crisp-cooked fresh vegetables with our own Spicy Ginger or Thai Coconut Curry sauce;  served over Wah King noodles or brown rice. Add tofu$40 or Chicken $45

  • Chicken Niçoise $45


    Pieces of seared boneless chicken breast, simmered in an herbed chicken and wine broth, with potatoes, artichokes, tomatoes, and black olives.

  • Turkey Pot Pie $45


    Chunks of house-roasted turkey breast, with potatoes, carrots, onion, celery, peas, and leeks, with buttermilk biscuit topping.


  • Baked Cous Cous $35


    A lighter casserole with spinach, tomato, feta cheese, and pine nuts.

  • Bombay Chickpeas and Rice $35 /$45


    Basamati rice and chickpeas baked with sauteed onions, peppers, tomatoes, cilantro, and a blend of Indian spices. Served with marinated Chicken $45 or Tofu $35.

  • Mushroom Sherry Chicken breasts (min. 10) $6 ea.


    Boneless skinless breasts sautéed with mushrooms and onions in a richly aromatic, tarragon-laced sherry sauce. (delicious paired with garlic mashed potatoes - $4.99/lb)

  • Pasta Casseroles $35 / $45


    Choose any one of our pasta dishes: Mushroom Garlic, Lemon Broccoli,Creamy Vegetable, Rosemary Chicken $45, or Lemon Chicken $45.

  • Quiche $20 / $22 ea

    Broccoli Cheddar Feta, Italian, Spinach Mushroom & Swiss, Potato & Green Onion,

  • Smoked Turkey & Swiss $22.

  • Grilled Boneless Chicken Breasts (minimum of 10) $4 ea


    Choices are: Barbecue, Curry Peanut, Lemon Caper, Cajun, Balsamic, or Plain. 


Plan on 1/4 to 1/3 lb per person
  • Vegetables   priced per pound, 3/lb minimum

    Broccoli & Cauliflower Sauté , Ginger Tamari Vegetables , Rosemary Pecan Brown Sugar Carrots, Roasted Brussels Sprouts , Savory Vegetables , Southwest Corn, Sautéed Zucchini .

  • Potatoes & Grains   priced per pound, 3/lb minimum

    Parsley Shallot Potatoes , Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Spinach Carrot Sauté , Mexican Sauté.



We make all our desserts from scratch, using the best ingredients. Our pie crusts are made with no-trans-fat vegetable shortening. The chocolate, butter, and sugar (from beets), are real!  Items marked with a are vegan.  Orders must be placed with 48 hours notice.


  • Elegant multi-layer cakes (for 12-24) $45


    Poppyseed Torte, Killer Chocolate Cake, German Chocolate Cake, Banana Cake, Chocolate Raspberry Torte, Coconut Custard Cake, Black & White Espresso Cake , Red Velvet Cake , Chocolate Peanut Butter Cake .

  • Single-layer cakes
    Round 9" (8-12 pieces) $25
    Quarter-sheet (8"x12" 8-16 pices) $20
    Half-sheet (12"x17" 16-32 pieces) $35
    CHOOSE: Poppyseed, Killer Chocolate, Banana, Carrot, German Chocolate, Chocolate Cherry , Red Velvet , Chocolate Peanut Butter .  
    Gluten-free Cakes (Orange Cream, Chocolate Chocolate, Black Forest$45, Lemon Chiffon) Round "9 (single layer) or Quarter-sheet 8x12"ONLY $30/$45


  • Cheesecakes (for 12) gluten free $35


    Our recipe uses just cream cheese, eggs, sugar, cream, and vanilla- for an incredibly rich, smooth cheesecake.

    Chocolate Raspberry, Chocolate Apricot, Strawberry Sour Cream, Blueberry, Cherry, or Turtle.

  • Pies (for 6-12) $20-$30


    Apple ,Key Lime(gluten free), Banana Cream, Boston Cream, Cherry ,
    Mixed Berry , Pecan (seasonal), Pumpkin (seasonal), Blueberry (seasonal).

  • Muffins and Scones (Regular size min. 12 per type or Mini size 24 per type) $1.25ea/.75¢ea.


    SCONES: Apple Date, Classic Cream, Cherry Almond, Nutty Apricot, Oatmeal Fig, Orange Poppyseed
    MUFFINS: Blueberry, Apple Sesame, Banana Blueberry, Carrot Walnut, Raspberry Crumbcake.

  • Coffee Cakes and Quickbreads (for 16-24 - 9x17 pan)

Gingerbread, Lemon Poppyseed Tea Cake, Blueberry Coffee Cake, Pear Coffee Cake, Fat Free Brownies, Cinnamon Coffee Cake, Apple Cake (tube pan), Lemon Pound Cake (tube pan)

Cookies  $1.25 ea (minimum 12 per type) Mini Cookies .25¢ (minimum 24 per type)

Chocolate Chip & Pecan, Chocolate Chip, Gluten Free Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip, Molasses

  • Wedding Cakes

    Looking for something elegant and simple? We offer many options including several vegan and gluten free choices. Call us at 414-278-7878 to discuss details.


  • 48 hours notice will ensure your order can be ready
    • Vegetable Tray (for 10-20 / 25-50 / 50-75) $25 / $40 / $80


      The centerpiece of your table. Assorted cut vegetables served with your choice of curry chutney, hummus, or garlic parmesan dip. For blanched vegetables, add $10.


      Fresh Fruit Tray (for 10-15 / 15-25 / 30-50 $25 / $40 / $80


      A beautiful arrangement of seasonal fresh fruit.

    • Cheese Tray (for 10-15 / 15-25 / 30-50) $25/ $40 / $80


      Imported and domestic cheeses, with a selection of crackers.

      • Wisconsin Artisan Cheese Tray (for 10-15) $50


        A selection of the state's artisan-made cheeses, with cracker basket.

      • Wisconsin Artisan Cheese Tray with Fruit (for 15-25) $65


        Our specialty cheese & cracker tray, with pineapple, grapes, and strawberries.


        Salad Niçoise Tray (for 15-20 / 30-40)


        A beautiful composition of green beans, kalamata olives, artichoke hearts, red potatoes and roasted roma tomatoes, with fresh basil vinaigrette.

        $40 / 80
      Sweets Tray (for 15-25 / 30-50) $40 / 80


      An assortment of our own favorites-lemon bars, brownies, and mini cookies.

    • Fancy Sweets Tray (for 20-40)$70


      Mini cupcakes, pecan squares, and Mexican wedding cakes.

    • Todos los Dias (for 8-12 or 10-20)$25 / 35


      A layered composition of chipotle-spiced cream cheese dip, chopped tomato, lettuce, cheddar cheese, green onions, and olives, served with tortilla chips.

    • Mexican Trio (for 15-25)$35


      A favorite for easy entertaining-this tray features guacamole, mild salsa, and todos los dias, served with tortilla chips.

    • Mediterranean Tray (for 15-25)$40


      Our own hummus, feta butter, green and kalamata olives, served with pita wedges.

    • Hummus and Pita (for 10-15)$25


      Choose kalamata, fire-roasted red pepper, or traditional hummus.

    • Rustique Tray (for 20-30 1 type per tray, 30-60 2 types per tray) $25 / $50


      Crusty french bread topped with fresh & simple ingredients--36 bite-size pieces. Choose from:Olivada with Tomato & Smoked Provolone, Spinach Artichoke with Scallions, Pesto Pinenut with Mozzarella, and Feta Basil.

    • Cocktail Sandwich Tray $3.00 ea, wraps 3.50 ea.


      Choose from the following: olivada and smoked provolone, balsamic marinated tofu, smoked turkey and cheddar with chutney, chicken pinenut salad, cashew curry chicken salad, chipotle cream cheese and vegetables, or tuna salad. (Minimum of 12 per variety)

          • Cajun chicken or Tofu Sliders                                                      $4ea

      Tiny sandwich, big flavor- our Cajun marinated chicken or tofu on a pretzel bun with chipotle mayo and lettuce

      Heat and Serve Appetizers

    Mini Burritos (12 per type)    

    Bean & Cheese       $2.25ea.

    Chicken & Cheese  $2.75ea.

    Chicken Wings (approx. 16/lb, 3 lb minimum)    $12.99/lb

    choose from: Barbecue, Firecracker, Buffalo or Teriyaki

    Savory Turkey Mini-Meatballs (approx. 16/lb, 3 lb minimum)   $9.00/lb