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p(843) 237-7503

8151 Hwy 17 South

Pawleys Island, SC


Whether your needs are for breakfast, brunch, lunch, supper or dinner, buffet, elaborate station displays, butler served or seated served, you will truly find something to meet your needs with our wide spectrum of foods to choose from.  Our specialties include Mediterranean, French, German, Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Cuban, Caribbean, Tex-Mex, Cajun, New American, Pacific Rim, Wine Country, and good down home Southern Food.


Our training, experience, expertise willingness to experiment and adventuresome taste buds gives us broad capability to offer our customers the widest range of gourmet and casual comfort food.


We are always willing and more than anxious to create a special menu just for you and your guests.


If you do not see an item listed, please give Jeff or Cris a call.


Thank you for visiting Carefree Catering,


-Jeff and Cris Tuttle

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General Overview of Popular Hors D’oeuvres

Cold Hors d’oeuvres

Fresh Sliced Fruits, Assorted Vegetables and Imported Cheese Table Display with Assorted Crackers.

Fresh Sliced Pineapple, Strawberry and Grape Display with Phyllo Wrapped Brown Sugar Coated Baked Brie and Assorted Crackers.

Layered Avocado Round with Tortilla Chips and Caviar Garnish.

Garden Asparagus Display with Rosemary Aioli.

Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus with Chipotle Aioli.

Peeled Jumbo Shrimp on Ice with Cocktail Sauce and Lemons.


Island Marinated Jumbo Shrimp with Red Onions, Jalapeno Peppers and Lemon.


Ice Displayed Oyster Shooters (lemon juice, fresh raw oyster, cocktail sauce with sliced jalapeno).


Oysters on the Half Shell with Cocktail Sauce.


Spicy Gazpacho Shooters with Peeled Chilled Shrimp.


Crab Tostadas with Avocado Relish and Spicy Plum Tomato Salsa.


Salmon Mousse Display with Appropriate Garnishes and Cocktail Breads.


Mini Maine Lobster Rolls.



Assorted Canapes

Vegetable Tortilla Wraps with Basil Mayonnaise, Summer Tomatoes, Cheese, Mixed Greens and Alfalfa Sprouts.


Original Deviled Eggs.

Crisp Phyllo Cups with Wild Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Ragout.


Smoked Salmon on Corn Blinis Garnished with Sour Cream and Caviar.

Smoked Salmon Tortilla Pinwheels with Wasabi Caviar.

Shrimp and Saga Blue Cheese Croustads Rolled Roast Beef with Horseradish Cream.

Smoked Turkey with Basil Mayonnaise on Five Grain Bread Topped with Alfalfa Sprouts.

Mediterranean Croustads with Roasted Roma Tomatoes, Herbed Goat Cheese and Kalamata Olives.

Grilled Bruscetta with Garlic Scented Boursin, Basil Tomato Salsa & Shaved Parmesan

Warm Bruscetta with Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese, Roma Tomatoes and Basil.



Assorted Finger Sandwiches

Pimento Cheese

Ham Salad

House Egg Salad

Bacon and Tomato

Chicken Salad

Shrimp Salad

Hot Hors d’oeuvres

Jeff’s Lowcountry Cocktail Crabcakes with Roasted Garlic Tartar Sauce. (cooked on site)

Lowcountry Hot Crab Dip with Assorted Crackers.

Bacon Wrapped Scallops.

Korean Barbecued Chicken or Pork Tacos with Asian Slaw and Wasabi Cream.

Salt & Pepper Seared Yellowfin Tuna Wontons with Asian Slaw and Wasabi Mayonnaise.

Salt & Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Paste & Garlic Soy Glaze.

Plantation Oysters Rockefeller with Lemon Hollandaise


A Delicately Triangular Cut Spinach & Mushroom Quiche.

Grilled Fresh Oysters on the ½ Shell with Chipolte Lime Butter.

(maximum of 100 guests)

Classic Lowcountry Shrimp with Creamy Grits.

Deep Fried Macaroni and Cheese with Sweet & Spicy dipping Sauce.

Island Lobster and Roasted Corn Quesadillas with Spinach, Asiago and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Creek Shrimp and Blue Crabmeat Quesadillas with Roasted Corn, Spinach, Asiago and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Mesquite Seasoned Chicken and Roasted Corn Quesadillas with Spinach, Asiago and Monterey Jack Cheese.


Bacon Wrapped Waterchestnuts with Garlic Soy Glaze.


Spinach and Feta Cheese Phyllo Triangles.


Sweet Potato Biscuits with Cooper’s Country Store Country Ham Spread.


Teriyaki Marinated Grilled Chicken Strips.


Mediterranean Marinated Grilled Chicken or Pork Skewers


Grilled Garlic Marinated Shrimp Skewers.


Marinated Grilled New Zealand Lamb Chops.


Miniature Summer Tomato Pies with Green Onions, Two Cheeses and Fresh Basil.

Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork Barbecue with Mini Yeast Rolls.

Miniature Chicken and Waffles - Buttermilk Battered Chicken Strips in Mini Waffle Cones with Maple Syrup.

Charcoal Grilled Angus Beef Sliders with Cheese.




Chef Carved Menu

Bourbon Glazed Baked Virginia Ham with Yeast Rolls and Condiments.

Sliced Baked Cooper’s Country Store Country Ham with Buttermilk Cheese Biscuits.

Mesquite Smoked Texas Style Beef Brisket with Deli Style Soft Rolls and Barbecue Sauce.

Peppercorn Roast Pork Loin with Oriental Pan Gravy and Yeast Rolls.

Hickory Grilled Tenderloin of Pork with Natural Jus, Jezebel Sauce and Mini Yeast Rolls.

Herb and Pepper Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce, Crusty French Rolls and Soft Rolls.




The following list gives a general idea of the kinds of food usually associated with a buffet. The concept of serving a buffet is to offer a choice to your guests. This list is by no means “all inclusive”, if there are any food items that you would like to have served, but they are not listed, please feel free to suggest them to us. We are quite capable and more than willing to create any specialized menu as may be requested by our guests.

A typical buffet usually consists of two salads, one starch, one vegetable, two or three entrees, rolls and butter and chef’s choice of dessert.




Fresh Garden Salad with Black Pepper Parmesan Dressing Mixed Baby Greens with Crumbled Blue Cheese, Red Onions and Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Classic Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons.

Spinach Salad with Bacon and Dijon Vinaigrette.

Vegetable Pasta Salad.

Mom’s Potato and Egg Salad.

Macaroni Salad with Tomatoes and Black Olives.

Southern Style Shredded Cole Slaw.

Summer Vegetable Cole Slaw with Vinaigrette Dressing.

Marinated Vegetable Salad with Shredded Parmesan.

Marinated Tomato, Cucumber and Onion.

New Potato Salad with Bacon and Scallions.

Sliced Summer Tomatoes with Fresh Mozzarella & Basil (add $1.75 per person).

Tuscan Tomato and Basil Salad.

Fresh Fruit Salad.






Oven Roasted New Potatoes

Parsley Buttered New Potatoes

Baked Potatoes with Sour Cream and Chives

Baked Gratin of Potatoes

Herb Mashed Potatoes

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

“A large variety of flavored mashed potatoes are available”





Plantation Rice Pilaf

Bloomed Wild Rice

Wild Rice Pilaf

Spicy Dirty Rice



Chicken Selections


Oven Roasted Chicken

Herb Baked Chicken

Oven Fried Chicken

Apple Walnut Stuffed Chicken Breast.


Barbecued Chicken.

Chicken in Champagne Sauce with Onions & Mushrooms.

Chicken with Brussels Sprouts and Carrots in Tarragon Cream Sauce.

Chicken Cacciatore

Sautéed Chicken Marsala.

Sautéed Chicken with Capers And Lemon.


Pork Selections


Onion Smothered Pork Chops.

Braised Pork Loin with Mushroom Gravy.

Apple Walnut Stuffed Pork Loin.

Hickory Smoked Southern Style Pulled Pork Barbecue.

Hickory Smoked Memphis Style Pork Ribs (add $2.75 per person).

Peppercorn Roast Pork Loin w/ Oriental Pan Gravy.

Bourbon Marinated Hickory Grilled Pork Tenderloin (add $3.25 per person).


Seafood Selections


Grilled Fresh Fish.

Baked Grouper Casino.

Broiled Farm Raised Salmon With Dill Sauce.

Seafood Fettuccini Alfredo.

Seafood Jambalaya.

Lowcountry Seafood Gumbo with Smoked Sausage Shrimp Creole.

Seafood Newburg or Shrimp Newburg.

Classic Lowcountry Shrimp And Creamy Grits.

Flounder Florentine with Lobster Sauce Jeff’s Lowcountry Crabcakes with Roasted Garlic Tartar Sauce (add $3.25 per person).



Collective Selections


Eggplant Parmesan Spaghetti with Meatballs.

Sweet Italian Sausage with Peppers and Onions.

Carolina Country Sausage and Shiitake Mushrooms with Creamy Grits.

Mesquite Smoked Texas Beef Brisket.


Bourbon Glazed Baked Ham.

Herb and Pepper Roast Tenderloin of Beef (add $3.50 per person).

Tender Beef Tips in Mushroom Sauce Beef Burgundy.




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Carefree Catering is Located in Pawleys Island, SC

8151 Hwy 17 South

Intimate Dinners,

Private Affairs,

Wedding of Distinction