INTRODUCING GRITS

Coastal Southern Catering in Panama City Beach, FL

Nothing says Southern comfort quite like grits.
Grits Coastal Southern Catering offers modern twists on classic Southern favorites. From traditional shrimp and grits to a seasonal offering of fresh soups and salads, we offer a variety of gourmet catering options perfect for events of all sizes. Our menu features local ingredients, including fresh gulf seafood, and a variety of homemade pickles, relishes, and sauces. We love weddings, private dinners, luncheons, presentations, parties- let us elevate your event to the next level!
Don't see your favorite dish? No problem. Chef Forist has years of 30A culinary experience and would love to work with you to create the perfect custom menu.

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SAUCES & PICKLES

CONDIMENTS

Chimichurri Sauce

Pink Peppercorn Sauce

Herb Buttermilk Ranch Sauce

Smoky Chipotle Sauce

Garlicky Feta Herb Sauce

Green Tomato Chow

Candied Jalapenos

Bacon Jam

Peach & Vidalia Relish

Garlicky Dill Pickles

Tangy Pickled Red Onions

Pickled Curried Cauliflower

Spicy Pickled Green Beans

 

GRITS A LA CARTE

Southern Cheese Grits
Barbeque Grits
Blue Cheese Grits
Spicy Jalapeno Grits
Buttermilk Cheddar Grits
Herb & Goat Cheese Grits

 

APPETIZERS & SMALL PLATES

Want to tweak something on the menu? Have a theme or favorite dish you don't see? We can absolutely work with you to create a perfect custom menu to match your vision.

Deep fried grits balls with creamy cheesy filling, served on greens with either pepper jelly or herb buttermilk ranch.
Per Serving (3 fritters)

Charred colorful peppers with housemade herb buttermilk ranch dipping sauce.

Grilled bread layered with cream cheese and topped with a savory and sweet bacon jam.

Deep fried chopped brussels tossed in peach and vidalia relish, bacon, onion, honey, peppers and balsamic.

Creamy whipped feta cheese with spices and herbs. Topped with a pool of honey, crumbled pistachios, and cracked pepper. Served with bread.

Hot bubbly goat cheese mixture topped with sauteed poblanos, sauteed onions, toasted pistachios, balsamic and honey. Served with house made chips and rainbow carrots.

Cajun breaded deep fried alligator tossed in remoulade sauce over bed of greens.

 

GRIT ENTREES

Want to tweak something on the menu? Have a theme or favorite dish you don't see? We can absolutely work with you to create a perfect custom menu to match your vision.

SHRIMP AND GRITS

Local fresh caught shrimp in chipotle smokey broth with peppers, garlic, sweet peas and herbs over rich smooth gouda grits.

BRAISED PORK AND GRITS

Braised pulled pork in a broth of garlic, rosemary, charred peppers, red onion, asparagus, and sweet peas. Topped with parsley, goat cheese and drizzle of smokey hot sauce.

WILD MUSHROOMS AND GRITS

Mushrooms, garlic, onion, butter, white wine and herbs simmered and served over rich smooth gouda grits. Vegetarian.

SMOKEY RATATOUILLE AND GRITS

Squash, eggplant, peppers, mushrooms and onion simmered with tomatoes, herbs, garlic and red wine served over creamy grits. Topped with goat cheese, torn basil and honey. Vegetarian dish- can add bacon for small charge.

BACON WRAPPED PORK TENDERLOIN AND GRITS

Grilled bacon-wrapped pork tenderloin over creamy gouda grits. Drizzled with a saute of red onion, sweet peppers, peas, garlic and kale in a smoky tomato broth.

ROASTED CHIMICHURRI CHICKEN AND GRITS

Pan roasted lemony crispy chicken over gouda grits with drizzle of chimichurri creamy herb sauce.

CRAB CRUSTED TILAPIA AND GRITS

Blackened tilapia topped with creamy jumbo lump crab mixture. Seasonal veggies, pickled green tomatoes and cheddar grits.

 

SOUTHERN SIDES

Lobster Mac n Cheese
Collard Greens
Jalapeno Honey Cornbread
Creamy Pasta Salad

 
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SUMMER & SPRING
SOUPS AND SALADS

SUMMER & SPRING SALADS

Sweet Corn Salad

 Charred corn, tomatoes, avocado, red onion, bell peppers, jalapeno, feta crumbles, torn herbs, greens and zesty vinaigrette


Fig & Goat Cheese

 Sliced figs, goat cheese, torn basil, parsley, red pepper flakes, honey, and torn grilled bread


Caprese Salad 

Traditional heirloom tomatoes with mozzarella cheese, basil leaves, olive oil, aged balsamic, kosher salt and cracked black pepper.

SUMMER & SPRING SOUPS

H O T  S O U P S

Lobster and Corn Chowder 

Smokey Asparagus Bisque

Charred asparagus, garlic, and onion go into making this rich smokey bisque. Topped with olive oil and red pepper flakes.


C O L D  S O U P S


Gazpacho

Blend of tomatoes, garlic and herbs marinated in sherry and olive oil, blended and drizzled with herbs and balsamic.


Strawberry and Yogurt Soup

Strawberry, watermelon and cucumber blended with cream to make this sweet, fabulous, unique soup. Topped with pistachio crumble and creme fresh drizzle


Golden Peach and Yogurt Soup

Juicy peaches simmered in white wine and honey, purred with cream and topped with torn basil and balsamic drizzle.

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FALL & WINTER
SOUPS AND SALADS

FALL & WINTER SALADS

Pear and Blue Cheese

Sliced pears, blue cheese, pistachios, red onion, bacon and greens drizzled with honey balsamic dressing.


Pomegranate Couscous Salad

Grande tri-colored couscous, sweet peppers, red onion, feta, greens, torn herbs and drizzled in a pomegranate vinaigrette.

FALL & WINTER SOUPS

Butternut Squash Bisque

Squash, garlic, red pepper, onion and white wine making up the base of this creamy soup. Topped with garlicky fried kale and pistachios. 


Carrot Bisque

Carrots, garlic, smokey bacon and onions blended and simmered with spices and cream. Sweet and savory. 


Loaded Potato Soup


White Bean and Ham

 

ASK ABOUT OUR DESSERTS!

 
 
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CONTACT CHEF FORIST

(850) 775-7373

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