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The Flame Catering and Banquet Center


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The Flame Catering is a caterer based out of New Bern, North Carolina, that also serves Jacksonville, Havelock, Newport, Morehead City, Emerald Isle, Swansboro, Greenville, Washington, Kinston, and Oriental. They offer couples delicious food and bar services that will create custom menus of delicious dishes they may take to you or provide for you at their banquet hall.

Services Offered
The Flame Catering offers various serving styles, including buffet, plated, stations, hors d鈥檕euvres, and family style. They also offer lunch, dessert, and cocktail reception services. The Flame Catering will be happy to provide servers and offer couples tastings so that they may test out dishes before selecting them. They also offer kosher, vegan, vegetarian, organic, and gluten, pork, lactose, and nut free options. With their liquor license, the Flame Catering offers couples bartenders, a cash, limited, or open bar, a champagne toast, house beer, wine, and liquor, premium liquor, specialty beer and wine, and a signature drink. They may also provide barware, china, flatware, glassware, linens, and a chocolate fountain. Some of their delicious dishes include lemon chicken, chicken parmesan, baked ziti, Tuscan style lasagna, asian seared salmon with ginger soy sauce, chicken cordon bleu made with ham and swiss cheese, and much more. The Flame Catering offers to provide couples with the following cuisine styles:

  • American
  • Cajun
  • Italian
  • Local
  • Mexican
  • Seafood
  • Southern
  • Southwestern
  • Spanish

Other Services
The Flame Catering鈥檚 banquet center is a lovely, 4,500 square foot event space. Couples may host up to 300 guests here for their events, where plates, silverware, glassware, tables, and chairs will be provided. Such a wide open yet enclosed space is perfect for allowing your guests to move freely in a private environment. They also have a marble-topped bar where guests can order cocktails and tables specifically for cakes and gifts.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the average catering price per person for plated service?


What event services do you provide?

Set Up
Clean Up

What catering services do you provide?

Cake Cutting
Cocktail Reception
Custom Menu
Hors d'oeuvres

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What dietary needs can you accommodate?

Gluten Free
Lactose Free
Nut Free

What bar services do you provide?

Open Bar
Champagne Toast
Signature Drink

Which of the following items can you provide?

Chocolate Fountain
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    Excellent Food, Service, and Pricing - 10/10

    I couldn't be more impressed by our catering vendor, The Flame. I am local to New Bern, NC, and have always heard great things about their catering service. I talked with a few different options in town and the Flame was the most responsive, professional, and had the most competitive pricing.

    From start to finish, Myra (my point of contact) made the process as smooth as it could be. She was very responsive, knowledgeable, caring, and worked with us to create the perfect menu.

    All of our guests are still talking about how good the food was. If you choose the flame for your next event, you will not be disappointed.
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    Nikki C. Married on 07/02/2022
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    Excellent food. Good quality and quantity. Everyone loved it and went for seconds.

    Great service and food. I highly recommend this vender.
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    Heather M. Married on 06/18/2022
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    Amazing food!

    The food was delicious!!! Great service, was attentive and highlt recommended.
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Wonderful food, great service, a joy for you and all your guests.

Islander Hotel & Resort Islander Hotel & Resort Hotel Weddings

Where do we begin with this caterer! We ABSOLUTELY LOVE their customer service as well as their food! Linda, Jennifer, Chad, and Chef Smoke are fantastic and super accommodating. They respond in a timely manner to any questions I have and they arrive on site to setup hours before the event as to not be in the way of the guests! They are defined by "full service" and that is exactly what you will get, down to dishes, line, food, servers, cleanup and design. We would recommend them to any of our clients whether it be a wedding, rehearsal dinner, brunch, or event in general! We cannot wait to work with you guys this wedding season coming! Jessica Guesno Venue Coordinator Islander Hotel & Resort


2301 Neuse Blvd New Bern, North Carolina, 28560
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