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Additional Information

Private Parties


Whether you’re planning a backyard BBQ picnic, an open house hors d’oeuvre party or an elegant anniversary celebration, Distinctive Catering of Albany & Saratoga will provide the expertise & skill necessary to accomplish a successful event. Rentals of tables, chairs, china and more can be arranged for your convenience. Complete beverage services are also available.




Chinet style heavy paper plates, plastic flatware and paper napkins are included with all menus. Or upgrade to our elegant clear plastic service-ware for a nominal charge. For the ultimate in service, choose one of our china rental packages with glassware, stainless flatware and cloth napkin.


Deposits & Financing


A deposit may be required to confirm booking. The amount may vary depending on your event size. Final payment is due one week prior to your event unless credit has been established. All major credit cards are also accepted.




Distinctive Catering carries a minimum of $1 million in general liability, liquor liability and workers’ compensation insurance.




Our professional staff ensures efficient and courteous service for your event. Rates are set per hour for servers, attendants, chefs and bartenders.


Additional Costs


There aren’t any! Your total bill will consist only of food, beverage and staffing charges plus applicable sales tax and optional gratuity. We do not charge extra for cake cutting, champagne pouring or service with a smile.


Wedding Receptions


An experienced wedding consultant at Distinctive Catering will be glad to share with you the secrets to a fun and successful wedding reception. Of course, one of the first things people remember about a wedding is the food. Our list of satisfied clients attests to our success here, and we will be glad to schedule a menu tasting for your event. If you’re looking for a location for your reception, please let us know. We have a number of beautiful locations for you.


Corporate Events


Distinctive Catering provides services to scores of local businesses and government agencies. Our executive lunch service involves delivery and set-up of hot or cold lunches and return pick-up of chafing dishes and other service items. Company picnic are a specialty. We offer one stop shopping for all of your picnic needs including rentals, and beverage service.

Please give us a call or text with any questions at 518-858-2184. Email Annette at Distinctive Catering or use our short Contact Us form today to ensure

​our availability.

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