Catering By Bob

Catering By Bob is Panama City's most versatile caterer.  We offer catering services in Panama City,  & surrounding areas.

License #1305062


We  can prepare a menu centering around just about any type of  food: Luau, German, Italian, Mexican, Cajun, etc!  Check out our grill menu for  unusual items prepared on our huge portable grill at your location!  We can also fry your favorite seafood at your event! 

We have what you are looking for!


 Large or small, we do it all! See our sample menus to start planning the perfect meal for a business lunch, wedding, cocktail reception, and more!


  Chef Bob is a fantastic chef who prepares the most wonderful food - from a basic picnic bbq to a fancy wedding reception. We hope you will use us for your next event. We cater  breakfasts, lunches, dinners, weddings, and everything in between. 

Spectacular Menu Choices

Check out our many menu choices such as:  Chef Bob’s Famous Meatloaf, grilled steaks or chicken, fried fish and  seafood, award winning soups such as Shrimp and Corn Chowder, Lobster  Bisque, or Chicken and Sausage Gumbo. Chicken, tuna, or shrimp salads,  deli sandwiches and soups. We also have great breakfast items such as  breakfast casseroles, omelets to order, hash browns, pancakes, french  toast, bacon, sausage, etc. There are numerous choices on our menus and with the ability to request items that are not on our menus your options are limitless! 

Please order at least 4 days before your event - we book on a first come basis.
10 person minimum per entrees.
Prices subject to change.

Please note that fried foods will not be optimal on 'drop-off' events.  

 We also offer rentals of several items pertaining to food. For a list of our current equipment rental prices, see our Equipment Rental  Price list. Please note we are not a rental company – these rentals are only for events we work. For rental companies in our area please see  our ‘links’ page.  

Frequently Asked Questions

How much it will cost for my party?

 This depends on what kind of food you want, obviously if you want  seafood items or Baby Back Ribs the price will be more than if you just  want meatballs or chicken items. 

So how do I go about getting a quote?

 We suggest looking at our menus and picking out foods you'd like. Fill out our Quote Request form (see link below) and we can put together a complete quote for you.

How many Hors D'oeuvres will I need for my event?

 We suggest you take a look at our sample menus, decide what you'd like,  fill out our Quote Request form (see link below) and we can put together a complete quote for you  showing how much of each item we recommend you'll need, for your approval.

 Our usual guideline is:
Light = 5-9 items with one piece per person.
Medium  = 7-12 items with one piece per person.
Heavy  = 9-17 items with one piece per person. 

 Please see our FAQ page for additional frequently asked questions 


  • Please note - since the food is almost 80% of the quote, we cannot do a quote without the items you want
  • Also  if your event is within the next 2-3 months - or April, May, June,  September or October - you may want to call or email first to check our availability
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