Welcome to Gerlanda’s!

Gerlanda’s has been providing affordable quality catering services to the Rutgers University community and the surrounding area of New Brunswick for over 40 years. We also service the professional staff and departments of RWJMS and St. Peters University Medical Center. Our clientele also includes many of the small and large corporations and professional offices of the downtown New Brunswick area. Additionally, we operate Gerlandas Pizza & Deli in the Busch Student Center on campus at Rutgers University. We have been in operation at that location since 1984.

For our customers who are in need of catering services, we offer a wide array of packages as well as our extensive line of store-made signature pizzas.

Our offerings are always prepared fresh, from the finest ingredients. We pride ourselves on presentation, product quality, and dedication to total customer service for our clients. We are always available to consult with you and provide creative input to make your event one to remember. Whenever possible, we would be happy to alter or supplement our menu to meet your needs. Please take a moment to review our catering menu and feel free to call us with any questions.

Thank you!

Coffee Service

  • Freshly brewed, premium quality Kobricks coffee, Lipton Tea, and herbal tea. Brewed decaffeinated coffee available upon request.
  • Approximately 2 cups per person served with half-&-half creamers, whole & skim milk

Coffee Service is $4.00 per person

Breakfast Selections

Business Breakfast

  • Freshly brewed, premium quality Kobricks coffee, Lipton Tea, and herbal tea. Brewed decaffeinated coffee available upon request. Approximately 2 cups per person served with half-&-half creamers, whole & skim milk.
  • Bagels with cream cheese, vegetable cream cheese, jelly and butter
  • Freshly baked muffins
  • Freshly baked croissants
  • Turnovers, crumb cake, cinnamon buns, scones

Business Breakfast is $7.75 per person

Great Start Breakfast

  • Orange juice/Apple juice/Bottled water
  • Bagels with cream cheese, vegetable cream cheese, jelly and butter
  • Freshly baked muffins
  • Freshly baked croissants
  • Turnovers, crumb cake, cinnamon buns

Please Note: The Great Start Breakfast does not include Coffee Service
Great Start Breakfast is $7.25 per person

Continental Breakfast

  • Freshly brewed, premium quality Kobricks coffee, Lipton Tea, and herbal tea. Brewed decaffeinated coffee available upon request. Approximately 2 cups per person served with half-&-half creamers, whole & skim milk
  • Bottled water
  • Selection of sliced fresh fruit salad
  • Bagels with cream cheese, vegetable cream cheese, jelly and butter
  • Freshly baked muffins
  • Freshly baked croissants
  • Turnovers, crumb cake, cinnamon buns

Continental Breakfast is $10.25 per person

Executive Breakfast

  • Freshly brewed, premium quality Kobricks coffee, Lipton Tea, and herbal tea. Brewed decaffeinated coffee available upon request. Approximately 2 cups per person served with half-&-half creamers, whole & skim milk
  • Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Water
  • Selection of sliced fresh fruit salad
  • Bagels with cream cheese, vegetable cream cheese, jelly and butter
  • Freshly baked muffins
  • Freshly baked croissants
  • Turnovers, crumb cake, cinnamon buns, scones
  • Hard boiled eggs
  • Yogurt Parfait

Executive Breakfast is $12.75 per person

A la Carte Breakfast Options

Orange juice/Apple juice $2.50
Fresh fruit salad $3.25 per person
Bottled water $1.50
Yogurt Parfait $4.25
Box of Joe- Our premium Kobricks coffee in a 96oz “to go” box with all
necessary paper & condiments $25.00
Box of Hot Water & assorted teas – A 96 oz of Hot water with regular and
herbal teas and all the necessary paper & condiments $25.00

All Breakfast Platters are subject to a 10-person minimum. Unless specifically requested, all breakfasts will be comprised of approximately 40% bagels, with the remaining food items divided equally between the other available breakfast foods. On smaller events, food variety may be limited. We would be happy to customize your breakfast selections where possible.

Lunch Selections Deli & Sandwich Platters

Deli Sandwich Platters

Deli Sandwich Platters are a delicious collection of sandwiches and fresh tortilla wraps made with only the finest ingredients. These sandwiches and wraps are cut, labeled and plattered for a spectacular presentation and convenient serving. To build your own Deli Sandwich Platter, simply start with the standard items listed below and then customize your menu by picking up to any 5 of the sandwiches or wraps from the menu outlined below. When building your sandwiches, we use a variety of fresh kaiser rolls, rye bread, healthy whole wheat, 7 grain bread and Italian bread. Gluten free bread is available upon request. Our wraps are built from the following selections: sun dried tomato, spinach, honey wheat, or a classic white tortilla. Any of your selections can be built on bread or a wrap. Please note that the sandwiches and wraps that are vegetarian are denoted with a “V” following the sandwich name.

Deli Sandwich Platters are $16.75 per person
(10-person minimum for all deli sandwich platters)

Deli Sandwich Platter Standards

  • Potato salad
  • Potato chips
  • Pasta salad of the day
  • Garden tray of pickles and tomatoes
  • Condiments (salt, pepper, mayo, mustard, hot sauce)
  • Dessert. Store baked home-style cookies, butter cookies, and brownies
  • Beverages (12 oz. Coca Cola products and Dasani bottled water)


Sandwich Options

Pick any combination up to 5 sandwiches and/or wraps. Events with attendance of 35 or more may pick any combination up to 7 sandwiches and/or wraps. Or if you prefer, let us build your platter choices for you. We would be happy to do so based on our years of experience at customizing platters.

Sensational Sandwiches

  • Roast turkey, or Roast turkey with raspberry chipotle mayo, or Roast turkey & cheddar cheese
  • Roast beef, or Roast beef with horseradish mayo
  • Ham & swiss, or Ham, salami & provolone
  • Turkey BLT
  • Grilled chicken breast
  • Grilled chicken cutlet with cheddar cheese, sliced red onion & bbq sauce
  • Tuna salad or Curried Tuna with mayo & celery (V)
  • Chicken salad or Curried Chicken with mayo, apples
  • Corned beef & pastrami with mustard, or Corned beef & pastrami with russian dressing & coleslaw
  • Breaded chicken cutlet with pesto mayo or honey mustard
  • Breaded chicken cutlet with pepperjack cheese & chipotle mayo
  • Breaded chicken cutlet with roasted red peppers & fresh mozzarella
  • Sgt Pepper. Fresh mozzarella, sun dried tomatoes & roasted red peppers (V)
  • Grilled vegetables with balsamic glaze (V)
  • Grilled eggplant with roasted red peppers & fresh mozzarella (V)
  • Muenster cheese, guacamole & tomato (V)
  • Cheddar cheese, pesto mayo & romaine lettuce (V)
  • Garden Veggie Burger. Served on focaccia with spicy ketchup, lettuce & tomatoes (V)
  • Caprisi. Fresh mozzarella, fresh basil & slices of tomato & balsamic glaze on focaccia (V)


Our Signature Wraps

  • Cheyenne Roast turkey with honey mustard, black beans, salad greens & tomatoes
  • Hummus & Tabouli. A mixture of hummus (garbanzo beans, tahini, lemon and garlic) along with tabouli (mint parsley salad with bulghur wheat), salad greens & tomatoes (V)
  • Chicken Fajita. Grilled chicken with field greens, black beans, guacamole and salsa
  • Chicken Caesar. Grilled chicken strips with lettuce, parmagietto cheese & Caesar dressing
  • ChickenTeriyaki. Grilled Teryaki chicken with salad greens & tomatoes
  • Buffalo Chicken Wrap –Diced breaded chicken cutlet with hot sauce and Bleu cheese Dressing
  • Great Plain. Salad greens, artichokes & cucumbers (V)
  • Rio Grande. Hummus, guacamole, shredded cheddar, salad greens & tomatoes (V)
  • Rain forest. Hummus, sun dried tomatoes, artichokes, salad greens & tomatoes (V)
  • Casablanca. Herbed cous-cous with vegetables and salad greens (V)
  • Persia-Fresh Spinach, hard-boiled egg, shredded carrots, sliced cucumbers & red onions
  • Mediterranean. Feta cheese, slice olives with field greens & tomatoes (V)


A la Carte Items…

  • Garden salad with a sampling of dressings is $3.25 per person
  • Fresh fruit salad (a seasonal assortment) is $3.25 per person


Lunch Selections – Boxed Lunch

Perfect for working lunches, field trips, etc.

Our boxed lunches are delicious and ready to eat, right out of the box. These incredible sandwiches come complete with all the fixin’s. To build your Boxed Lunch, choose from the choices listed on our Deli Sandwich Platter menu. Or if you prefer, we would be happy to choose for you. We will provide a delicious mix of sandwiches with vegetarian options included. There is a 10-person minimum for all boxed lunch orders.

Boxed Lunch is $12.75 per person

Included in a box lunch are:

  • Sandwich Selection
  • Potato chips
  • Packaged cookie
  • Condiments
  • Soda & bottled water


Substitute Pasta or Potato Salad for Potato Chips is $13.50 per person

Sandwich Choices:

Gerlanda’s offers a wide assortment of Sensational Sandwiches & Signature Wraps. These mouthwatering creations can be found on page 5 and are sure to satisfy your appetite. ENJOY!

Foot-Long Heroes

What Kind Of Hero Do You Want? You Choose! Build your Hero.

Our delicious foot-long heroes feed approximately 5 people per foot. They begin with freshly baked bread by our own expert baker. Then we tailor your Foot-Long Hero to your specifications with the finest cold cuts and condiments available… unbelievably good. Heroes are available in either 3’, 4’, 5’, or 6’ lengths. 3’ is our minimum order for Foot-Long Heroes. Sandwiches can be built in 1’ increments, using the Deli Sandwich Platter menu as a guideline (previous section).

All Foot-Long Heroes come complete with condiments, lettuce, tomato, pickles and an assortment of potato chips. Beverages can be ordered a la carte. Foot-Long Heroes are $27.00 per foot

A la Carte Items…

  • Beverages (12 oz. Coca Cola products) are $1.75 per person
  • Dasani Bottled Water is $1.50 per person

Appetizer Platter

Our appetizer platters are prepared to order, in our kitchen. All of these platters are prepared using the freshest ingredients and are beautifully arranged. When applicable, the platters come with an appropriate dipping sauce on the side. Additionally, paper and condiments are included in the listed price.

Our small appetizer platters will serve approximately 10-12 people, while our large platters will serve approximately 15-20. Multiple factors, including time of function and other served entrees should be taken into account when choosing your size and number of platters.

Fresh Fruit Platter

A platter of freshly sliced seasonal fruit. Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Crudité Platter

A platter of fresh garden vegetables including broccoli, baby carrots, red peppers and cucumbers with a zesty dipping sauce Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Cheese Platter

Choose any 3 of the following cheeses to complete your platter that will be accompanied by a variety of distinctive crackers and a mustard dip: Swiss, Provolone, Cheddar, Muenster, Smoked Gouda, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Hummus & Crudite Platter

A platter of fresh cut garden vegetables including carrots, celery, & peppers accompanied by 2 varieties of store-made Hummus. Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Sun Dried Tomato Hummus & Pita

An artfully arranged platter of store-made sun-dried tomato hummus and sliced black olives garnished with sliced banana peppers, served with toasted flatbreads. Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Butter Cookies, Home style Cookies & Brownies Small $35.00 Large $70.00

Antipasto Platter

A delectable tray of Smoked Ham, Salami, Fresh Mozzarella, Provolone Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, and Artichoke Hearts drizzled with olive oil, served with sliced Italian bread. Small $40.00 Large $80.00

Vegetarian Antipasto Platter

A medley of fresh vegetables including Artichokes, Marinated Mushrooms, Roasted Red Peppers, and Grilled Squash. Served with Sliced Fresh Mozzarella and a White Bean Dip with grilled Flatbread on the side. Small $40.00 Large $80.00

Grilled Vegetable Platter

Seasonally fresh grilled vegetables including Eggplant, Squash, Peppers, Portobello Mushrooms, & Onions with a Balsamic Vinaigrette, Seasoned Olive Oil & grilled flatbread. Small $40.00 Large $80.00

Finger Sandwiches

Our famous finger sandwiches consist of a sampling of miniaturized morsels from our Deli sandwich Platter which can be eaten in one or two bites. Please allow us to build a variety of sandwiches for you or pick any three per platter. These sandwiches are fully garnished and ready to eat. Small $37.50 Large $75.00

Kevin’s Goody Platter

If you like sweet desserts, this platter is for you. Start with our store-baked brownies, home style chocolate chip and oatmeal raisin cookies and then add cannolis and eclairs. Finish it off with a colorful assortment of Butter Cookies. Small $37.50 Large $75.00

Drinks

12oz Coca-Cola Products are $1.75 per person

Dasani Water is $1.50 per person

For Your Meeting Break or Afternoon Break

Try any of these groupings of dessert items for an afternoon break or meeting.

Cold Beverages & Dessert

An assortment of Coca-Cola products, Bottled water and a platter of freshly baked home style cookies and brownies are $4.50 per person

Coffee Service & Dessert

Our signature coffee service featuring Kobricks coffee, tea, herbal tea and decaf coffee as well as a platter of freshly baked home style cookies and brownies is $5.50 per person

Premium Dessert Package

An assortment of soft drinks, Home style and Butter Cookies, with a variety of store baked Loaf Slices and Brownies as well as single-serve bags of chips and pretzels are $6.00 per person

Healthy Knosh Package

An assortment of soft drinks, decorative fresh fruit platters, cheese and cracker platters, crudité platters is $10.25 per person

Specialty Platter Package

An assortment of soft drinks, our Signature Finger sandwich Platters, cheese & cracker platter and Home style Cookie & Brownie Platters is $10.25 per person

20-Person Minimum for all Break Packages

Choice Platter Package:

Our Choice Platter Package is designed to satisfy your appetite with a variety of chilled appetizer platters. All platters are accompanied by dipping sauces where appropriate. Soft drinks, paper service and all condiments are included in the price.

Choice Platter Package Price $16.00 per person

Chilled Appetizer Platters

(Pick 4 of the 5 listed below)

Fresh Fruit Platter

A platter of freshly sliced seasonal fruit.

Crudité Platter

A platter of fresh garden vegetables including broccoli, baby carrots, red peppers and cucumbers with a zesty dipping sauce

Cheese Platter

Choose any 3 of the following cheeses to complete your platter that will be accompanied by a variety of distinctive crackers and a mustard dip: Swiss, Provolone, Cheddar, Muenster, Smoked Gouda, Mozzarella or Monterey Jack.

Sun dried Tomato Hummus & Pita

An artfully arranged platter of triangular pita wedges surrounding a bowl of store made sun dried tomato hummus and artichoke hearts garnished with sliced banana peppers.

A Mixture of the Following Finger Sandwiches:

“Sun dried Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella & Roasted Red Peppers Rare Roast Beef with Horseradish Mayo & Red Onion Chicken Cutlet with Pesto Mayo Turkey with Raspberry Chipotle

Soft Drinks

A variety of 12 oz. Coca Cola Products

World Famous Pizza

Pizza is what has made us famous for over 30 years. Our pizzas are prepared fresh daily, starting with our hand rolled dough, continuing with our superlative combination of tomato sauces and spices, then finished off with our fine shred of mozzarella and fresh innovative topping choices. Our pies are always delivered hot and on time and can be ordered a la carte or you can build a meal package by including salad, dessert and beverages as outlined below. Take a moment to read through our extensive list of imaginative pizzas. For an exciting change, try Wheatzza®, our own innovative brand of whole wheat pizza which offers a fresh, healthy, tasty alternative to our traditional hand tossed dough. We are confident you will find an array of pizzas to suit your needs.

Complimentary paper service is always included with your order.

Cheese Pizza (Including our Gluten-Free Pizza) $17.50

Our famous, thin crust, Neapolitan-style pizza has been a Rutgers tradition for over 30 years. Made with Real Wisconsin mozzarella cheese, and imported Italian tomatoes, this pizza is still made the same way it was 30 years ago, and that’s what keeps it tasting great today…

Available Toppings $2.50 Each Topping
Pepperoni
Sausage
Mushroom
Peppers/Onions
Broccoli
Spinach
Fresh
Chopped Tomato
Fresh Garlic
Roasted Garlic
Eggplant
Cheddar Cheese
Pesto Sauce
Meatballs
Sun Dried Tomatoes
Roasted Red Peppers
Extra Cheese

Signature Pizzas—Thin Crust

Margherita $21.25
Named for the Queen of Italy. It’s Red (Tomato), White (Fresh Mozzarella) and Green (Fresh Basil)

San Andrea $21.25
Sausage, Fresh Chopped Tomato & Mozzarella

Pizza Arrabiata $21.25
Literally translated, it means “Angry Pizza”–It’s not angry, but it is fiery hot and spicy

Classic White $21.25
Broccoli Florets, Mushrooms and Chopped Garlic topped with Fresh Chopped Tomato

Spinach Ricotta $21.25
Chopped Spinach with Ricotta, Provolone and Mozzarella Cheese

Cheeseless Vegetable Pizza $21.25
Plum Tomatoes, Mushrooms and Chopped Spinach

Pizza Bianco $21.25
A 3 cheese white pie with Mozzarella, Ricotta and Parmesan

St. Peter’s Pizza $21.25
Fresh Mozzarella, Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Chopped Garlic and Fresh Basil

Pizza Primavera $21.25
Broccoli Florets, Chopped Spinach and Fresh Garlic with Diced Tomatoes

Pizza Tre Colore $21.25
Chopped Spinach, Plum Tomato, Sun-Dried Tomato, Red Onion & Feta Cheese

Meatball Parm Pizza $21.25
Sliced Meatballs, Plum Tomato and Fresh Mozzarella

4 Seasons $21.25
Chopped Spinach, Cheddar Cheese, Pesto Sauce, Fresh-Chopped Tomato and Ricotta Cheese

Pink Russian $21.25
Pizza with Vodka Sauce, Mozzarella and Plum Tomato

Tomato Basil $21.25
Plum Tomato, Pesto Sauce and Mozzarella Cheese

Broccoli 3 Cheese $21.25
Broccoli Florets, Cheddar Cheese, Ricotta and Mozzarella

Mediterranean $21.25
eta Cheese, Olives, Chopped Spinach, Plum Tomato and Mozzarella

Roasted Garlic & Tomato $21.25
Our own Roasted Garlic, Plum Tomato and Mozzarella

Tex–Mex $21.25
A spicy mix of Corn, Peppers & Onions, Cheddar Cheese and a Fire-Roasted Salsa

Eggplant Ricotta $21.25
Grilled Eggplant with dollops of Ricotta and Mozzarella

4 Cheese $21.25
A white pie with Ricotta, Cheddar, Mozzarella and Provolone Cheese

Roasted Potato & Garlic $21.25
Mozzarella, Roasted Red Potato and Roasted Garlic

Hawaiian $21.25
Ricotta, Mozzarella with Chopped Pineapple and Ham

Gluten Free Pizza $17.50

Chicken Parmesan $23.75
Chopped Breaded Chicken with Mozzarella and Sauce topped with Parmesan and spices

Chicken Fajita $23.75
A spicy mix of Diced Chicken, Onions & Peppers, Cheddar Cheese

Red Hot Chicken $23.75
Smoky Chicken Cutlet with a Red Hot Sauce, topped with Plum Tomato, Basil and Bacon

Barbecue Chicken $23.75
Chicken Cutlet marinated in Barbecue sauce topped with Mozzarella and Cheddar Cheese

Buffalo Chicken $23.75
Spicy Marinated Chicken, Mozzarella, and Bleu Cheese

Chicken Broccoli $23.75
Diced Chicken Cutlet, Broccoli Florets, Cheddar, Mozzarella on a Ricotta Cheese base

Chicken Pesto $23.75
Grilled Chicken, Mozzarella, Pesto, and Chopped Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Smoky Mountain $23.75
Pulled Pork with Barbecue sauce topped with Smoked Mozzarella

Chicken Bacon Ranch $23.75
Breaded Chicken Cutlet with chopped Bacon and Scallions, topped with Ranch Dressing

Chicken Tikka Masala $23.75
Boneless Chicken Cutlet with a Spicy Tikka Masala Sauce

Thick Crust Pizzas Square Sicilian $21.25
Our traditional square shaped thick crust pie

Special Sicilian $25.25
Our round crust Sicilian topped with Sausage, Pepperoni, Peppers & Onions and Mushrooms

Vegetarian Supreme $25.25
Roasted Red Pepper, Portobello Mushroom, Roasted Eggplant, Roasted Red Potato and Fresh Garlic

Stuffed Meat Pizza $25.25
Sausage, Pepperoni, Meatball and Mozzarella between 2 layers of dough

Chicago-Style Spinach Pizza $25.25
Spinach, Ricotta & Mozzarella Cheese between 2 layers of dough, topped with Sauce

Pizza Milan $25.25
Chopped Spinach, Bacon, Red Onion over Mozzarella and Sauce

Chicken Florentine $25.25
Diced Breaded Chicken, Roasted Garlic, Spinach & Plum Tomato over Mozzarella and Sauce

San Gennaro $25.25

Peppers, Onions, Roasted Potatoes and Sausage over Mozzarella and Sauce

Pepper Jack Pizza $25.25
Strips of Smoky Chicken, Grilled Onion and Pepperjack Cheese over Mozzarella and Sauce

Assorted Drinks.

  • Dasani Water is $1.50 per person
  • Coca-Cola is $1.75 per person.

Side Order Salads
(There is a 10 person minimum on salad orders)

Garden Salad
Our house salad with iceberg lettuce, romaine lettuce, field greens, garnished with cucumbers and tomatoes. Served with a variety of dressings. $3.25 per person

Caesar Salad
A classic Caesar salad served with croutons and caesar dressing. $3.25 per person

Spinach Salad
Clipped leaves of fresh spinach garnished with sliced hard-boiled eggs, red onions & tomatoes. $3.25 per person