Delicious food from scratch. Locally sourced. Fully tailored menus.

Ate O Ate, Our Exclusive Catering Partner

The Roxbury Barn & Estate is thrilled to partner with Ate O Ate as our exclusive caterer. Owned and operated by husband-wife duo Rich and Peg Ellsworth, Ate O Ate offers menus based on a seasonal selection of regionally sourced ingredients, prepared fresh on-site in their large food truck and in our in-house catering prep areas.

Ate O Ate accommodates all culinary and dietary preferences. Ate O Ate does not offer standardized dinner choices, but instead offers you the freedom to put together a fully tailored menu, working with you every step of the way. Your guests will enjoy tastefully presented, scrumptious food. Ate O Ate’s well-trained staff, who’s been with them since the start of their business in 2012, is always accommodating, kind and professional. Their food truck is a fully certified commercial kitchen with a six-burner stove, two ovens, a deep fryer, flattop and grill, two refrigerators and a freezer – state of the art.


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Ate O Ate, farm to table catering, is the exclusive caterer at The Roxbury Barn and Estate

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We are as passionate about food as we are about our region. We cherish its history, and the roster of over thirty farms and artisans with whom we work. We showcase our local farming community in the best way possible: foraging the freshest and most seasonal local ingredients, as they are the foundation of our flavorful menus. We’d be thrilled to create a customized catering plan in line with your vision.

– Peg & Rich Ellsworth, Ate O Ate Catering
Peg and Rich Ellsworth, owners and operators at Ate O Ate Catering

Catering rates & options

Ate O Ate’s 2021 full event catering menu starts at $110 per person and includes:

  • Market table with local cheeses, charcuterie, crudités with homemade ranch, homemade hummus and pita, crostini with two spreads, water crackers, rice crackers, olives, pickles, and pickled vegetables
  • Three passed hors d’oeuvres
  • A plated salad
  • Two main dishes and two side dishes

Ate O Ate accommodates all culinary and dietary preferences. Tastings are free of charge. Rate includes all floor staff, set up and breakdown, but does not include 8% sales tax and 20% gratuity.


Additional passed hors d’oeuvres, stations, and additional items on the market table, desserts and cakes, a coffee table, etc, are all possible add-ons. Some choices of proteins (such as salmon, tenderloin, duck, etc) require a price increase.

Full day 2021 catering menu starts at $110 with buffet serving, and may range up to $150 per person. Family style service adds $3 per person.

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Ate O Ate proudly partners with the following farms and artisans:

Lucky Dog Farm · Hellers Farm · Straight out of the Ground · Two Stone Farms · Bovina Farmer · Bovina Valley Farms · Cooperstown Cheese Company · The Walker Garden · Sap Bush Hollow · Cindy’s Farm Stand · Barber’s Farm · Borringers · Tree Juice Maple Syrup · Union Grove Distillery


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