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Fall Celebrations

Fall Celebrations
Entertaining & Catering

All of life’s celebrations, from the everyday to the extraordinary, deserve something special. And at Big Y, when you’re ready to put together your next party, we are here to help make it happen.

Quick, Easy Meal Entrees

The Perfect Entrees for Cool Fall Evenings, they come in a oven and microwave safe container that is ready to heat & serve.

Shepherds Pie

Shepherds Pie

Pot Roast

Pot Roast with Mashed Potatoes and Roasted Root Vegetables

Turkey Dinner

Turkey Dinner with Gravy

Sensational Seafood Fare for Your Fall Party

Swordfish Steak

Swordfish Steak

Try our Chef's Catch Wild Caught Swordfish Steak, perfect on the grill!

fried Shrimp

Boat Load of Shrimp

80 Pieces of Fried Shrimp. Cooked Fresh to Order, 7 Days a Week. Available in Most Stores

Salmon Portions

Fresh Salmon Portions

Perfect for the Grill! Try our Plain, Mango Lime, Korean BBQ or Bourbon. Restaurant Quality, Sold by the Pound.

Buffalo Mussels

Seafood Supper Club Recipe

Buffalo Steamed Mussels

Check out this incredibly easy mussel recipe with invigorating heat and blue cheese.

Crispy Haddock

Seafood Supper Club Recipe

Crispy Haddock

A healthier, pan fried version of a classic made with white fish and herb breading with a tangy herb tartar sauce and a side of homemade fries.


Simple restaurant quality recipes for the home chef with cooking tips included.
Learn all the pro tips from our local partner North Coasts' own Chef Andrew.

Fall Into Flavor with These Great Deli Platters

Click here to view our brochure. Call your local Big Y to place your order!

Everyday Cheese

Everyday Cheese Platter

A delectable and delicious spread of nibble-ready delights. Serves 15.

Large Deli

Large Deli Platter

All the classics you need to delight your guests. Serves 20.

Just Like Moms

Just Like Mom's Salad Platter

A mouthwatering assortment of our Just Like Mom’s homestyle salads. Serves 15.

Finger Sandwiches

Finger Sandwich Platter

A made-to-order assortment of tasty finger sandwiches filled with our favorites and ready to go. Mix and match with your choice of Tuna, Chicken, Ham or Egg Salad, all on finger rolls. Serves 15.


Italian Sampler Platter

When you want a little taste of Italian, this platter fits the bill. Serves 15.

All American

All American Platter

A patriotic pairing of hearty American favorites. Serves 20.


Antipasto Platter

A colorful arrangement of Italian meats, cheeses and antipasto items. Serves 12.

Cheese Boards, Perfect for Your Party

Cheese Cube

Cheese Cube Board

Perfect for light snacking — all you need are toothpicks! Serves 4.

Everyday Cheese

Every Day Cheese Board

This cheese board featuring the classics is a party staple. Serves 4.

Cheese Merchant Board

Cheese Merchant Board

Selected by our cheese merchants to delight and surprise your palate. Serves 4.

Cheese Board

Imported Cheese Board

Adventure awaits your taste buds with this perfectly paired platter. Serves 4-6.

Perfect for Your Celebrations!

CT Charc

Culinary Tours Specialty Cheese and Charcuterie

Create a bright, beautiful cheese board at a moment's notice with Culinary Tours Specialty Cheeses & Charcuterie. From bold blue cheese to hand-trimmed pork with authentic blends of spices, your guests will eat up the enticing variety. Get carried away. Pick up Culinary Tours Specialty Cheeses & Charcuterie today!

Sweet Platters Make the Party!

Cupcake Platter

24 Count Cupcake Platter

Cupcakes decorated for the season.  Add a pop of color to your next gathering with this crowd pleaser!

Cannoli Chips

Cannoli Chip Platter

Crispy Cannoli Chips are light and golden brown paired with traditional Italian Cannoli Cream. A great treat to share.


Gourmet Brownie Platter

15 decadent Gourmet Brownies will make any chocolate lover's dreams.


24 Count Gourmet Cookie Platter

Our Freshly Baked Gourmet Cookies - 8 Chocolate Chunk, 8 Oatmeal Raisin, and 8 Triple Chocolate.  Everyone's favorite!!

Serving Tips

Appetizers: 4 to 6 bites per person, per hour if it's an appetizer-only party; 6 bites total if they are pre-meal hors d'oeuvres

Cheese, Dips and Spreads: 2 to 4 ounces per person

Salads: 1 to 1 1/2 cups per person

Sides: 4 to 6 ounces per side, per person

Main Course: 6 to 8 ounces per person for lunch; 8 to 10 for dinner

Potatoes/Rice/Stuffing: 4 to 8 ounces per person

Desserts: 1 to 2 pieces per person; if you're offering mini-desserts, plan for at least 3 per person

Drinks: estimate 4 to 5 servings per bottle of wine; for 12-ounce beers, plan for 1-2 per person, per hour

Pick Up a Big Y Platter!

Wrap Platter

Wrap Platter

Choose from an assortment of our signature wraps, made fresh daily with your choice of Tuna Salad, Chicken Salad, Turkey, Roast Beef or Ham. Small: 10 sandwiches; serves 8 to 10. Large: 20 sandwiches; serves 16 to 20.

Sushi Platter

Sushi Platters

Trained and certified sushi chefs make our sushi fresh in-store daily. Call ahead for a customized sushi platter for your special occasion.

Veggie Platter

Vegetable Platter

A bountiful harvest of the crispiest, freshest vegetables, artfully arranged to be a beautiful focal point for your table. Serves 12 to 16.

Fruit Platter

French Bread Sandwich Platter

Choose from Ham, Turkey, Roast Beef or Italian. Includes Cheese, Lettuce and Tomato. Serves 20.

Our Experts

Skilled Cake Decorators

Our World Class Cake Decorators are willing and ready to design your perfect cake for any special occasion. From Photo Cakes to Specialty Cakes, we are sure to have something that fits every occasion!

Our Skilled Cheese Merchants

Our trained Cheese Merchants are here to help you make the perfect selections for any occasion - even a la carte cheese and charcuterie boards.

Skilled Florists

Brighten a loved one’s day with a unique, fresh floral arrangement created by our florists. Whether it’s a birthday celebration, an anniversary, or just because, we have you covered for any occasion. Our florists can help design your floral arrangements that you cannot find anywhere else.

Sam the Butcher

Your Big Y Butcher Shop has something no other grocer can claim to have...we have Sam! Sam the Butcher® is a skilled, trained butcher who is happy to cut your special order, give you tips to prepare your meal and recipes for every occasion.

Delight with Seafood

If you want to experience the freshest, highest-quality seafood, you can take to the cold waters — or just visit your local Big Y. For more than 20 years, we have partnered with North Coast Seafoods to bring you some of the world’s best seafood, fresh from the Atlantic to your table.


Fresh Lobster

Gather guests around the table for a luxurious, luscious and completely indulgent feast. Our live New England lobsters come straight from the Atlantic Ocean and ready for you to add your special touch. Don’t forget the melted butter! Live Chix Lobster: 1 to 1¼ pounds. Select Lobster: 1½ to 3 pounds. Jumbo Lobster: 3 pounds and up.

lobster tails

Cold Water Lobster Tails

Sourced locally from Maine, our lobster tails are tender with a sweet flavor. They are so simple to prepare and come in the perfect portion, making them a great option for any event.

crab legs

Colossal King Crab Legs

Sweet, succulent and full of flavor, these giant crab legs are well-known for providing a mammoth amount of snowy white meat. Fully cooked and flash frozen for maximum freshness and ease of enjoyment. Sold by the pound.

Hand Crafted Cakes

Visit http://bit.ly/bigycakes to see a wide variety of cake design offerings. Stop by any Big Y to place your order!


Pick Your Size

  • 7" Round Single - Serves 6 to 8
  • 7" Round Double - Serves 8 to 10
  • 1/4 Sheet Cake - Serves 12 to 15
  • 1/2 Sheet Cake - Serves 24 to 30
  • Full Sheet Cake - Serves 60 to 70

Pick Your Cake

  • Chocolate
  • Marble
  • Yellow

Pick Your Filling

  • Traditional Sweet
  • Chocolate Traditional 
  • Vanilla Whipped
  • Raspberry Filling
  • Bavarian Créme
  • Blueberry Filling
  • Strawberry FIlling
  • Lemon Filling

Pick Your Frosting

  • Traditional Sweet
  • Chocolate Buttercream
  • Vanilla Whipped
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Bettercreme
  • Cream Cheese

Pick Your Color

  • Royal Blue
  • Pastel Blue
  • Purple
  • Orange
  • Rose PInk
  • Shamrock Green
  • Bold Green
  • Pastel Yellow
  • Red
  • Vibrant Pink

Photos and decorative kits are available at an additional charge.

From Our Kitchen

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Hand-Tossed Store-Made Pizza

Nobody does pizza like Big Y. Our dough is made fresh daily, hand-tossed and topped with our authentic Italian sauce, your choice of the freshest, finest toppings. Check out amazing flavor combinations like Mozzarella Margarita, Cheeseburger and Chicken, Bacon, Ranch.

Available in individual slices, 18-inch large or 40-piece party size.


Fresh, Made-to-Order Subs

Satisfy any craving with a made-to-order sub on a white, wheat, Everything or Hard French Roll. Choose from a wide variety of fresh meats and cheeses; then pile it high with veggies and your favorite condiments on a 6”, 12” or 30” sub!

Can’t make it out to the store? Order a pizza, sub or wings from DoorDash!


Chicken Wings & Boneless Tenders

Our Chicken Wings are fully cooked, so you can just take home, heat and serve. Choose from Plain, Barbecue, Buffalo or Teriyaki. Sold by the pound.

Our Boneless Tenders come in these tasty flavors: Plain, Teriyaki, Barbecue or Spicy Buffalo. Pick them up hot and ready to eat or cold and ready to heat up. Sold by the pound.

No Celebration is Complete without Our...

pwoer pack

Party Power Pack

The perfect option for a Sunday afternoon kick off!  The meal packs a game day punch with 3 lbs of our Fresh Fried and Sauced Tenders, a one Topping Party Pizza and 2 30" Super Subs!

crav'n flavor

Crav’n Flavor Crackers, Apps and more!

Satisfy your craving with Crav’n Flavor! From cookies and crackers to frozen pizzas and ready-to-cook appetizers, we’ve got you covered any night of the week!


Floral Department

Celebrate the most special days with a seasonal bouquet of blooms or customized floral arrangement created by our skilled florists. Bring beauty this season to your home with our vast assortment of potted plants, flowering plants and outdoor garden plants. Planning an event? We have you covered from arrangements to balloons, corsages and boutonnieres! Stop by and meet with your local floral expert for your next event!


Beer, Wine and Liquor

Discover our incredible variety of wine, beer and spirits — the best in New England. We can help you choose the beverages that will perfectly complement your meal. Visit tableandvine.com or download the Table & Vine app to order online to order from our West Springfield, MA Flagship location.

Click here to find a Table & Vine location in a Big Y near you!