happy hour offering
A fun mingling event for your team to enjoy together and make memories.

Carpe offers a variety of local beers, wines, and cocktails (and mocktails!) options and partnered with our new snack menu is a match made in heaven! Enjoy some fun creative sliders from local beef or even eastern shore VA crab cakes, some fried truffle mac and cheese bites or perfectly sauced wings! Work events don't have to be boring!

  • Local Basic Bar (2-4 Beer selections, 1 red, 1 white and a cider with full non-alcoholic offering of soda, seltzer, water, coffee, an organic lemonade)
  • Cheeseboard with fresh baguette (can add cured meats too)
  • Up to 3 hot apps of your choice (sliders, wings, or fried bites)


Pricing ranges on selection but starts at $35 per person.

corporate picnic
Nothing beats our ginger hibiscus tea or organic lemonade for a company picnic!

Carpe can provide a wonderful company picnic for any occasion from a fish fry to dressed up local BBQ or Build your own burger bars with local beef we can cater to any picnic you can think of! We offer a fantastic buffet sampling of salads, coleslaw, local BBQ, and more!

Sample Buffet Menu:

  • Pulled Pork, Brisket, and/or Smoked Chicken Quarters with variety of sauces (3-4 sauce options)
  • 2-4 Homemade salad sides (Potato Salad, Macaroni Salad, Coleslaw, Baked Beans, Orzo Salad)
  • Bread service (buns or cornbread)
  • Fresh apple cider donuts for dessert either topped with artisanal ice cream or our Fro-Do ice cream sandwiches!
  • Beverage options include our basic local bar service (2-4 local options) or upgraded picnic bar options with our spiked homemade lemonade or teas!
  • All picnics include our summer inspired non-alcoholic beverages (organic lemonade, ginger hibiscus tea, sodas, seltzers, and bottled water)

Pricing ranges on selection but starts at $30 per person.

board lunch/brunch
Impress with a conference breakfast or lunch upgrade!

Try a brunch box with our delicious panini breakfast sandwiches, hashbrown bar, or omelette station! We offer a wide selection of local bagels and fixings, paired with our apple cider donuts and coffee and chai lattes! For lunch we offer our sliders, local BBQ with fixings, or local bagel sandwiches made on site! These can be made ahead and delivered or prepared on site!

Sample Brunch:

  • Panini Breakfast sandwich with Fresh local egg, cheese, and choice of breakfast meat
  • Hashbrown cup (MTO if on site with toppings)
  • Fresh apple cider donuts-Served with our full breakfast beverage service Coffee, Cider, Chai, and bottled waters (Premium breakfast beverage service available upon request! This would include lattes and vietnamese coffee as well)

Pricing ranges on selection but starts at $12 per person.


Sample Lunch

  • Local BBQ Pulled Pork or Brisket with variety of sauces
  • Coleslaw
  • Choice of Salad or Fries
  • Fresh apple cider donuts for dessert!- Served with a full beverage variety of grab and go options like seltzers, sodas, ginger hibiscus tea, and organic lemonade.

Pricing ranges on selection but starts at $20 per person.

Fundraising or Gala dinner
dress it up or dress it down!

Carpe Donut can cater your next fundraising event in style! With plated meal menus like: Buffet style Beef, chicken and/or fish entrée selection with a side of garlic truffle mashed potatoes, prosciutto wrapped grilled asparagus, roasted rainbow carrots, with tableside pre-plated salad and bread service. We can include a formal pre meal cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres and charcuterie and cheese selections.

Sample Menu:

  • Hors d'oeuvres: our semi famous mini crab cakes with garlic remoulade, grilled prosciutto wrapped asparagus, and shrimp cocktail shooters.
  • Plated Dinner: Salad option (pre-plated prior to seating) with fresh bread service at table. An entree selection ranging from braised beef short ribs over mushroom risotto with asparagus or a nicely roasted chicken over lightly sauced lemon butter pasta with fresh local vegetables.
  • Dessert: Fresh apple cider donuts are our speciality but we can arrange any dessert of choice!
  • Bar: Can be added to these events: a basic local bar (as mentioned above), a full cocktail bar with wine and beer, or we can offer a night cap bar with our coffee and cider options. Mocktails included for cocktail bar option.
  • Elegant Event Non-Alcoholic bar standard includes coffee, cider, sodas, seltzers, and water.


Pricing can range drastically by selection so please consult sales representative with needs for this option so we can best accommodate your event.


Today for your wedding and event catering

We always have a good time putting our fresh hot donuts in front of guests at weddings, parties, and other special events, and can customize our offerings according to your needs. Give us a call or send us an email. We will get back to you as soon as we can during regular business hours.

(434) 806-6202


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1715 Allied LN, Charlottesville, VA 22903

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believe in locally-produced food. We also believe in lots of
pure cane sugar, because hey, a donut is a donut.

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