Chef Prepared

From Our Chef's Kitchens: Looking for a quick, yet irresistible meal? Our in-store Chefs have you covered.
Chef meals
A Cut Above

We specialize in chef-prepared entrees and side dishes that will delight your taste buds and keep you energized all month long. Our Balducci’s chefs prepare healthy and indulgent dishes to satisfy all of your cravings.

Many of these items are also available through our Catering Services for your plan-ahead entertaining needs.

Chef Prepared

Enjoy gourmet taste anytime with ready-to-eat dishes from our in-store chefs.

Bistro Meals

Build your own dinner with one entrée and two sides for a Chef Prepared restaurant-quality meal anytime!

Made Fresh Today

Choose from our fresh selection of sandwiches made with gourmet meats and cheeses.

Salad Bar

Mix up a delicious, fresh meal at our self-serve salad bar.

Mezze Bar

Enjoy Mediterranean dishes and full meals from our self-serve bar.

Hot Bar

Enjoy gourmet the easy way, with fresh dishes prepared daily by our in-store chefs.


Our signature soups are hearty, healthy and hot from the Kettle, made fresh daily.


Design your own sandwich with selections from our gourmet meats and cheeses.

Seasonal Dishes

Bring the season's peak flavors to your table, inspired by fresh ingredients and modern flare.

Caribbean Mango Chicken Salad
Grilled chicken, mango, red bell pepper, cashews & caribbean mango dressing served on mesclun mix. 8.75 oz
Grilled Salmon Tomato & Corn Bruschetta
Tender salmon is grilled and topped with a tomato & grilled corn bruschetta.
Spinach & Strawberry Salad
Fresh strawberries are served atop a bed of spinach with creamy brie, sliced almonds, crispy shallots & balsamic vinaigrette. 9 oz
Superfood Salad
Kale, cabbage, shredded carrots, dried cranberries, red onions, walnuts, blueberries and a pomegranate acai dressing.
Crab & Mango Stuffed Avocado
Tender crab meat, sweet mangoes, scallions and jalapeños are tossed with a cilantro lime dressing and placed in an avocado.
Turkey Burgers with Monterey Jack & Scallions
Ground turkey mixed with Monterey Jack cheese, fresh scallions, spices, and cooked until tender.
Tomato Mozzarella Salad
Grape tomatoes and ciliegine mozzarella tossed with olive oil and fresh basil.
Summer Delight Salad
Cucumbers, grape tomatoes, chickpeas, edamame, red onions and fresh herbs are tossed with a light white wine vinaigrette.
Chef Classics

Enjoy timeless fare that’s full of comfort and traditional flavors, sure to delight your taste buds and become a go-to favorite.

Chicken Parmesan
Our authentic version of the Italian classic features breaded chicken breast topped by our own marinara sauce and fresh mozzarella.
Citrus Glazed Grilled Salmon
A citrus glaze and caramelized lemon slices give our grilled Atlantic salmon its fresh, sweet, tangy flavor.
Maryland Crab Cakes
Our signature recipe features sweet lump crabmeat crafted into cakes with our house-made chipotle caper remoulade.
Beef Tenderloin
Always a favorite, we roast our juicy beef tenderloin to medium-rare perfection, seasoned with rosemary and slivers of crispy fried garlic.
Turkey Meatloaf
The ultimate comfort food, our savory turkey meatloaf is accented by carrots, mushrooms and onions.
Lasagna—Meat, Vegetarian or Cheese
Take your pick of our three varieties of lasagna, all made in the Italian tradition, with ricotta, mozzarella cheese, tomato sauce and Italian spices.
Lemon Garlic Shrimp
Delicious as an entrée or perfect on a salad or pasta, we marinate tender shrimp in garlic, lemon juice and parsley, skewer them, then grill them to smoky perfection.
Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Our special recipe makes our fried chicken tender and juicy with a crispy coating, always fried in pure canola oil.