About us

Char-Don Catering Inc. began in the City of Orlando in the spring of 1979. Established by Charlie Petno Jr., Char-Don has and continues to be owned and operated by the Petno family.  We take great pride in having provided great food and excellent service to the Central Florida area for over THIRTY-FIVE years!

We now can handle all of your liquor, beer and wine requests!

All of our foods are homemade and prepared on location or at our commissary the day of your event.  All BBQ meats are smoked with Oak & Hickory woods.  From Great BBQ to our elegant Cocktail Parties…Our goal is to provide you, our customer; with the finest foods for your special event.  Prices include set-up of the serving areas, serving and the breakdown at the conclusion of the event.  All menus include our premium prestige plates, paper products, condiments, and buffet linens.  For the finer touches we can provide upgraded china, linens, and décor packages for an additional fee.

Char-Don caters to the individual needs of each party.  We work closely with you to find out your needs and combine them with any choices you prefer and pair that with our professional and friendly service.  All of the following menus can be customized to meet your needs.  Please don’t hesitate to call us if you have any questions.

If you need assistance with booking a venue space we are preferred caterers at The Mezz, The Abbey, Leu Gardens, Turkey Lake Park and several other venues around the Central Florida area!  Let us know and we’ll be happy to assist!


The Char-Don Team!


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