As creative, relationship-driven caterers, we believe it’s important to communicate who we are and the experience we want to create for our valued clients. For over 30 years, we’ve provided family-inspired catering and meaningful events to clients throughout Ann Arbor, Metro Detroit and the surrounding communities.

Whether you’re in need of a corporate drop-off or envisioning a memorable party, every client’s needs are different, and that’s the fun part! As Summit on the Park’s exclusive caterers, we can create a personalized event experience with details that matter to you, making everyone who attends feel valued and welcome. At the same time, we follow the same protocol to ensure a seamless process for all events.

We put together a handy list of the most frequently asked questions for Summit on the Park to give you a better understanding of what you can expect from our team:

What is the starting site fee?


What’s included in a full-service event at Summit on the Park?

Event planning, linens, flatware, glassware, china, parking, tables—we have the extra pieces you’re looking for. Together, we’ll create a seamless process from setup to cleanup. On the day of, we’ll provide you with a dedicated team of servers and bartenders who will ensure your guests have a memorable dining experience.

Summit on the Park Events

Which of the following events does your venue service?

Summit on the Park is a versatile venue that can accommodate all types of events, including weddings, corporate meetings, holiday events, life celebrations, bridal showers, trade shows and more!

What is included for bar service, and what’s the starting price per person?

We offer house beer, house wine and an open bar starting at $18 per person. We have some great ideas for specialty drinks to fit the theme or occasion of your celebration and can accommodate special requests.

What catering services do you offer?

We offer flexible menus and a variety of offerings, including buffet, cocktail reception, dessert, family-style, hors d’oeuvres, outside cake, plated meals, server(s), stations and tastings. We also offer to arrange an array of services for your event: design and décor, florals, specialty linens, bartending service, day-of wedding coordinators and more.

Custom Menu in Buffet at Events

Can Katherine’s help me make a custom menu?

Always. Our chefs are passionate about experimenting with all kinds of flavors and cuisines. We pride ourselves in our ability to transform food into a unique experience that’s reserved for every client we work with.

Can Katherine’s cater to special dietary requests?

Absolutely. Many of our clients throughout Ann Arbor and Metro Detroit appreciate healthy menus with fresh, sustainable ingredients. We offer a wide range of menu options including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, nut-free and dairy-free; however, we are not a gluten-free or nut-free facility. Kosher meals are outsourced and available upon request.

Can Katherine’s help me showcase my brand and logo?

Sure can. We do this with many of our custom desserts. We can also incorporate specialty signage with your brand or logo, upon request.

Dessert Station at Summit on the Park Event

Speaking of desserts, what should we know about them?

We have always made our own desserts—allowing us to pair menu items with desserts and customize for all types of events.

Our bakery and pastry chef can create and prepare incredible specialty desserts along with everyone’s favorites. Choose from delectable bites like lemon raspberry cupcakes, sea salt espresso brownies, s’mores bars and so many more!

What spaces are available at Summit on the Park, and what should we know about them?

The elegant Grand Ballroom seats up to 250 guests and can be divided into two smaller event spaces—Chestnut and Walnut. Featuring cathedral ceilings, sweeping glass chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Grand Hall is perfect for a cocktail party, strolling reception or wedding ceremony. Summit on the Park also has a beautiful gazebo and patio for outdoor events. Finally, our venue has an exceptional professional development center that can accommodate up to 60 guests. Something for everyone!

 What is the maximum capacity of this venue?

300 for a strolling cocktail party

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


Do you have Wi-Fi?

Yes! Whether you want to share your Instagrammable wedding moments or ensure that your big presentation goes smoothly, we have it covered.

How far in advance do you need to book with Katherine’s?

If the date’s available, we’ll make it happen. Give us a call!