ABOUT OUR RESTAURANT, STORE & CATERING
Jane’s Gourmet Deli & Catering offers a little bit of everything for true lovers of gourmet foods. Our restaurant offers a variety of delicious sandwiches, salads, soups, baked goods and much more. Our store is sure to peak your interest, with delicious handcrafted chocolates and our wine wall featuring boutique-style wines at a reasonable price. Our event catering services include everything from on-site catering for your event to box lunches ordered to-go for your office! Enjoy our cozy, casual atmosphere in our restaurant or bring a little of it wherever you go with our catering services and gourmet goods!
History of Jane's Gourmet Deli
Jane’s Gourmet Deli opened its doors in 1993. Then, it was a small gourmet sandwich shop hoping to bring a little extra something to the Lafayette, Indiana area. Soon, our love for experimentation and delicious foods earned us local success and helped us grow our restaurant and catering services while opening up our gourmet store. In the last 22 years, Jane’s has continued to be passionate about bringing good taste and great gourmet goods to the greater Lafayette community.
About The Owner
Jane opened Jane’s Gourmet Deli and Catering in 1993 in Lafayette, Indiana. She was far from her Minnesota home and her alma mater in Boston, but her passion for delicious, locally-sourced food found a home right here in the Lafayette community. Jane had always loved cooking with friends, and Lafayette allowed her to put that love to good use, something she simply could not do in Boston. Over the last 22 years, thanks to incredible staff and wonderfully supportive clientele, Jane has expanded her restaurant 3 times, kept her catering business fantastically busy and added her shop of unique gourmet gifts. A locavore, Jane’s love of fresh food has allowed her to incorporate a variety of locally-sourced ingredients and foods into the Lafayette community!
FRESH LOCAL INGREDIENTS
At Jane's we hold ourselves to the highest standards of quality when it comes to the food we serve, but we also care about making your experience with us a natural and healthy one. Therefore, we proudly use only organic selections in our deli to ensure that all our guests ever taste is their food.
Of course, quality is paramount to us here at Jane's and we take great care to carry only the highest quality products in our store and to serve only the finest foods to our dining guests.
Jane's Gourmet Wins Award
Jane's Gourmet won the Diverse Business Award presented by the Supplier Diversity Development Coalition of Greater Lafayette.
Jane's Certified Clear - Blue - Green
Jane's Gourmet has been certified as a Clear - Blue - Green (CBG) business by the Greater Lafayette Commerce (GLC). According to GLC, a CBG business is one which is committed and engaged in environmentally responsible operations and practices.
Small Business of the Year
Jane's Gourmet Deli & Catering was named the Small Business of the Year by the Lafayette -West Lafayette Chamber of Commerce.
Small Business of the Year, Lafayette Chamber of Commerce in
In order to be nominated for this award, a business must be privately owned and under the same ownership for at least three years, a member of Greater Lafayette Commerce, staffed by 50 or fewer employees, and involved in the community. By honoring small businesses such as these, the Lafayette Chamber of Commerce recognizes the important role small businesses play in the Lafayette economy. Jane's Gourmet is proud to be the recipient of this award!
Winner, Lafayette Journal and Courier Reader's Choice for "Best Caterer"
With 190,000 votes cast, the J&C Reader's Choice is the biggest award program of its kind in the area! The votes were cast by the people of the Lafayette community we serve - thank you all for voting us Best Caterer for the second year in a row!
Clear - Blue - Green Business
Jane's has been certified as a Clear - Blue - Green Business(CBG) by the Greater Lafayette Commerce (GLC). According to the GLC, a CBG business is one which is committed and engaged in enviromentally responsible operations and practices.
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Our Happy Customers
Over the years and years that Jane's has been serving the community, many of our guests have truly become like family to us. We know them by name, and we know what they like.
It is an important aspect of our business that we create an atmosphere of warmth and comfort and that we treat each and every guest as an individual and not just a face in the crowd. We enjoy getting to know our clients, and that's what allows us to provide the high level of service and quality for which we are known.
See what our clients say about us.
Yum is right. It's an odd location, I have been to weddings and other events at this location and it always comes off. Jane and her staff do their best for this town that can barely support high quality places. I had Jane bake a birthday cake a month after 9/11 for my daughter's second birthday... It was a great cake, we needed something to smile about and Jane and everyone needed the work. Jane is a perfectionist and I appreciate her art. I wish I would stop in more often. I wish this establishment the best and it is worth it.
Great wine selection, I wish I wasn't on such a budget!
My daughter is such a picky eater, but she loves going to Jane's and creating her own sandwich and lunch selections. That is our mommy/daughter lunch date place as she calls it. Jane's will always be a special place for us.
~Rendi M. T.