Catered Parties are recommended for the best service for groups of 20 or more. The buffet menus offer samples of our most popular Signature items.
- Catering includes use of a reserved area for up to 3 hours at no extra charge.
- Signature menus are served buffet style for 2 hours
- Menus can be customized if desired; please inquire for options.
- Open Bar Packages are available if you wish to include drinks for your Guests; these packages are available only with purchase of catering and are not sold separately.
Room Reservations are available for groups of up to 30 guests. This is suggested for groups that require privacy or are planning or a celebration or function.
You will be required to agree to a minimum food and beverage sale to guarantee a private room or a particular section. The requirement is based on the party size and date and time of the event.
Guests order from our World Famous restaurant menu or you can pre-arrange food and beverage with the Catering Sales Office in advance.
One tab will be opened for the group payable by the reservation holder; Separate checks are not available for large parties
Should the minimum not be met, the difference will be applied as an open charge sales tax and an automatic gratuity is applicable.
We are happy to note any service requests and/or limitations to the tab to help you maintain a budget.
Group Dining Reservations are recommended for parties of 13-20 or more that do not require privacy, but prefer immediate seating for lunch or dinner only. If your party is greater than 20 you will require an entire section or private room and will be required to meet a minimum as noted above.
- All food and beverage will be ordered from the restaurant menu and billed at menu price
- We will open one check per table; separate checks not available for large groups
- Sales tax and an automatic gratuity are applicable to your party’s check
- Tables must be vacated following the close of your tab
- A credit card on file may be requested on high-volume dates
Book your event at our interactive concept, Play2 and add a unique element to your event. Play2 is an impressive extension of Chickie’s and Pete’s and features a full service 25 seat bar, expansive cocktail floor with restaurant seating and 18 lounge areas on two floors. Play2 is a scalable space making it available for small semi-private affairs for 20-150 guests or private affairs for 150 – 300 guests.
Play2 sections are available at our South Philadelphia and Tropicana locations only.
Play2 re-invents the sports bar experience.
The cool, contemporary setting and personal lounges are equipped to enjoy the big game or the latest games for the most popular gaming consoles. This space is completely multi-functional and can adapt to any occasion and provides valuable Audio Visual capabilities and an activity factor to your event.
Viewing lounges (we use the patent pending term “APEC” an abbreviation for Amusement & Personal Entertainment Center ) include personal plasmas screens and gaming consoles to enjoy during your visit. APECS are equipped with lounge style furniture creating a casual, contemporary dining experience. These areas are available for rent by the hour for smaller groups or can be reserved for a larger catered party.
Play2 offers a wide range of interactive games for Nintendo Wii, Sony PlayStation, or XBOX and the gaming experience is included when you book. We offer the full Chickie’s and Pete’s menu for your food and beverage needs or you can purchase a Signature for your group. Catered parties at Play2 are two hours (unless otherwise arranged). Please call for more details on hosting at Play2 or including the interactive experience into your event.
Seeking for a unique setting for your special event? Chickie’s and Pete’s is the ideal location for your wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or mitzvah. Our talented team can build a stellar menu to impress your guests. Please ask our sales team for more information on special events and custom catering.
Chickie’s and Pete’s can accommodate meetings and working functions weekdays from 9am until 4pm. Transition easily into a working lunch or a post meeting happy hour. Please let us know your needs and we will propose arrangements that will meet them.
Bring Chickie’s and Pete’s to you! Book our Express lunch truck to prepare hot and fresh favorites at your event locale or order trays of our Signature items to serve buffet style. No order is too big or too small. Scheduled pick-up or delivery is available.
Kindly inquire for more information on this service by emailing Crabfriesexpress@chickiesandpetes.com
Most events are scheduled 4-12 weeks in advance, but we will always make an effort to accommodate short notice reservations. Event dates cannot be guaranteed any further than 3 months in advance unless specifically approved by Management for a special occasion.
Minimums are at Managements discretion based on your date, time and space reserved. Please refer to your contract.
If you cannot meet your minimum please notify us 14 days in advance and we will make new arrangements or cancel without penalty.
If you will exceed the capacity for the space reserved please notify as soon as possible for new arrangements. Additional space cannot be guaranteed.
Final Guest counts are due 3 days in advance of your event and must not be less than the contracted minimum for your space. You will be billed for your confirmed final guest count or actual attendance, whichever is greater.
Staffing is generally based on a 1:30 ratio unless otherwise contracted or requested; there are many exceptions depending on the services requested on the event order. Your sales representative will be happy to confirm staffing with you upon confirmation of your final guest counts.
You are welcome to bring in no-damage decorations; please plan on access 30 minutes in advance of your scheduled start time unless otherwise arranged.
Please note that parties that require heavy clean-up are subject to an additional service charge of 25.00- 100.00 depending on the area. Heavy clean-up includes but is not limited to decoration tear-down (above balloons), confetti, or excessive food on carpets. A supervisor will inspect the space prior to your vacate.
Our dining tables are hardwood. Table linen is not included but can be ordered for a fee with no less than 5 days’ notice.
We do not permit third party food or beverage on premise. All food and beverage served must be purchased at Chickie’s and Pete’s.
Specialty Cakes are permitted and our staff will help you cut at no extra charge. Please ask about ordering your cake through Chickie’s and Pete’s.
We will supply additional tables for gifts and dessert or function upon your advance request.
Our house music plays in all spaces; private DJs are not permitted unless approved by the Catering Sales Office and should be discussed prior to booking as this is not an option in all spaces.
Special Audio/Visual needs should be discussed in advanced. Charges may apply depending on your needs.
End times are noted on your contract. Extension fees are applicable if you hold the space for additional time. Please refer to your contract for the terms.
We cannot guarantee additional time in the space if your group runs late.
We do not “fire” hot food until Guests arrive to ensure your meal meets our standards of quality. Buffets are served within 30 minutes of arrival unless otherwise arranged.
We do not permit “boxing” of buffet food for food safety reasons.
Sales tax and 18 percent gratuity (or a minimum service charge) are applicable to your food and beverage sale. In the city of Philadelphia, food sales tax is 8%; liquor sales tax is 10%.
We do not collect payments for packages or ala carte orders from Guests individually. The Client or Site Contact will be presented with one invoice. We will permit up to 3 methods of payment on an invoice.
We require a signed contract and major credit card on file to book a catered party or room reservation. Events are not guaranteed until these items are submitted.
Cancellations must be made in writing (by email) and confirmed by phone with 48 hour notice or the full invoice is payable. A fee may be applicable with earlier notice. This will be noted on your contract.