About Us

Catered Coffee's Rich History: Infusing Frank's Early Vision with the Purdy's Modern Touch for a Brighter Future

At Catered Coffee, LLC, our core mission is to offer unmatched and deliciously affordable beverage experiences, weaving together tradition and innovation since our inception in 2001 by Frank, the original "coffee guy." From its humble beginnings as a quaint cappuccino bar, under the visionary stewardship of the Purdy family since 2011, Catered Coffee has grown into Michigan's largest portable cappuccino bar service. Not only have the Purdys preserved its rich legacy, but they've also expanded the menu to include a smoothie bar, frappe bar, and hot chocolate bar, enriching our offerings with unique and diverse flavors.

A highlight of our service is the innovative technology that prints any image, from selfies to logos, directly onto foam and whipped cream, making each beverage uniquely memorable and personal, all while maintaining affordability.

Our excellence in service is demonstrated by our capacity to serve the most drinks per hour in the industry, a testament to our operational efficiency and dedication to customer satisfaction. Importantly, we achieve this without sacrificing the personal connections with our guests, ensuring each interaction is as special as the beverages we craft.

The Purdy family, alongside a dedicated team including Linda and other family members, has solidified Catered Coffee's reputation not only as the largest but also potentially the most venerable portable cappuccino bar service throughout Michigan, northern Ohio, and Illinois.

We take pride in our ability to cater to a wide range of events, from intimate family gatherings to large corporate functions, including prestigious events at the University of Michigan, Notre Dame, Forbes Under 30, Dart, Nissan, Toyota Technical Center, Vet Connect, and numerous area schools. Our services are perfectly suited for business meetings, weddings, anniversaries, showers, birthdays, graduations, teacher appreciations, employee recognitions, holiday parties, and retirement celebrations, offering a memorable enhancement through our beverage artistry.

Our commitment to quality is unmatched, featuring premium Lavazza espresso and coffee for their rich flavors, Ghirardelli chocolate for indulgent hot chocolates and Frappes, and refined 1883 syrups to add sophistication to our beverage selection. This commitment extends to every aspect of our service, ensuring luxury that's both affordable and accessible.

Catered Coffee is more than a beverage service; it's an experience, crafting moments that leave a lasting impression. We invite you to join us on a journey of taste, tradition, and celebration, where every cup tells a story, and each ingredient is selected with the utmost care, continuing the legacy Frank began and the Purdy family proudly upholds.