Taste of the Tropics Diversity Catering

Colleges and universities can recognize diversity through food. Reinventing the dining concept can add variety to menus while also making international and minority students and staff feel more at home.

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About Us

From meetings to banquets, D&L Groceries and Tropical Sensation Restaurant will professionally handle your catering requests, providing you with excellent service, a flexible menu and satisfying service. Whether your request is for coffee and slices of Jamaican bun & cheese bites or a formal full-service Caribbean and Southern cuisine, D&L has the experience to make your event enjoyable and memorable. Please don’t hesitate to request input from our Executive Chef who would be pleased to provide suggestions for Caribbean, Southern Food, or seasonal item not listed on our standard catering menu.

D&L’s Diversity Catering Service is offered for events that are held both on or off campus and to the broader community.

What We Do

Let us bring the tropics to you! Seasonal favorites from the island and down south will ignite your taste buds and delight your guests. Our complete selection of soups, vegetables, entrees and lite fares will make you the talk of the town. Our catering experts are here to help so you can have a memorable & stress-free gathering!

Corporate Events

Event Planning

Wedding Meals

Bar Service

Event Staffing

Drop Off Catering

Look Pon Di Menu

Jamaican cuisine includes a mixture of cooking techniques, flavours, spices and influences from the indigenous people on the island of Jamaica, and the Spanish, Irish, British, Africans, Indian and Chinese who have inhabited the island. Popular Jamaican dishes include curry goat, fried dumplingsackee and saltfish (cod). Check out these ideas or create your own!

Tropical Breakfast

  • Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
  • Jamaican Fruit Juice
  • Ackee and Saltfish
  • Callaloo and Saltfish
  • Festival Dumplings or Fried Dumplings
  • Fruit Salad
  • Jamaican Boiled Food (Yam, Bananas, and Dumplings)

Lite Fare

  • Chicken or Red Peas Soup
  • Jamaican Cocktail Patties (Beef, Chicken or Vegetable)
  • Jerk Chicken Salad
  • Jamaican Fruit Juice

Corporates Mixer

  • Jerk Chicken (or Jerk Chicken Wings)
  • Jerk Pork
  • Jerk Chicken Salad
  • Jamaican Patties (Beef, Chicken or Vegetable)
  • Jamaican Chicken or Beef Soup
  • Chef or Ceasar Salad
  • Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
  • Jamaican Fruit Juice

Tropical Dinner

  • Jamaican Saltfish Fritters
  • Island Juice (Carrot, Beat or Fruit Punch)
  • Light Chicken Soup
  • Salad (Jerk Salad)
  • Main Course (Chicken, Meats, Fish or Vegetable)
  • Dessert (Jamaican Rum and Raisins or Grapenut Ice Cream)
  • Jamaican Blue Mountain Coffee
  • Beverage (Table Wine, Juices and Soda)

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I love these guys. Been going to that little yellow shop on Genesee Street since college days at the UofR. I love there curry goat and rice and peas

Great food!!!

OMG! Those large portions! And those Jamaican Oxtails just can’t find that anywhere in Rochester. Deloris and Linford have the Best Patties in Rochester. Always hot and juicy.





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