To Go Menu


Please allow 48 hours notice for all meals.  In a rush?  Feel free to order from our restaurant menu in larger quantities. Give us a call at 704.372.2009. We can advise what menus best suit your budget and your entertaining vision.


PLATTERS & BASKETS – aka “I want to entertain more, but don’t have the time or energy”


Grazing – a combination of fresh cut vegetables, berries, grapes, assorted sliced cheeses & hard salami


Mediterranean – grilled vegetables, feta, marinated olives, hummus, grape leaves (vegetarian) and a basket of fresh pita


Antipasti – prosciutto, assorted salamis, caprese stack, artisanal cheese & marinated olives


Cold sliced filet – grilled & roasted filet of beef sliced and served with grilled vegetables, roasted tomatoes & horseradish crème


Shrimp cocktail – jumbo shrimp seasoned & poached and served with spicy cocktail sauce, crackers & lemon wedges


Fruit & cheese – a variety of artisanal and imported cheeses with crackers, grapes & dried fruit


Crudités – garden fresh vegetables served with lemon dill & roasted garlic herb dips


Seared sesame ahi tuna – served rare, sliced and served with soy, pickled ginger, wasabi & our signature pickled veggie slaw


Fresh fruit – an array of fresh fruits displayed with honey yogurt dip



Simple field or crispy green


Bistro salad – baby greens topped with golden raisins, candied nuts & goat cheese crumbles


Caesar – crisp romaine, seasoned croutons, shaved grana


Ribboned kale – finely shredded Tuscan kale with parmesan cheese, dried cranberries, toasted almonds & lemon vinaigrette


Tomato caprese – fresh mozzarella, vine ripe tomatoes, roasted red peppers, fresh basil & cold pressed olive oil served on a bed of baby greens


Composed Cobb salad platter – hard-boiled egg, blue cheese, avocado, chopped bacon, vine ripe tomato and grilled chicken


Cracked pepper Dijon filet – field greens, balsamic grilled vegetables, roasted tomatoes & sliced filet


Latin wedge – crunchy iceberg wedge with roasted red peppers, fresh corn, Vermont white cheddar, avocado, grape tomatoes, cilantro with creamy sherry vinaigrette (can be done as a platter in mini form)


Greek wedge – crunchy iceberg wedge with cucumbers, kalamata olives, grape tomatoes, roasted red & banana peppers, shaved red onion & feta with lemon vinaigrette (can be done as a platter in mini form)


Classic wedge – crunchy iceberg wedge with bruschetta tomatoes, shaved red onion & blue cheese crumbles (can be done as a platter in mini form)


Grilled, chilled salmon salad – lemon-herb grilled salmon with lots of fresh vegetables over crisp & field greens


Great big salad – chickpeas, beets, green beans, toasted sunflower seeds, goat cheese crumbles and seasonal vegetables over field greens with ginger miso vinaigrette


Grilled or roasted vegetables of the season


Warm French mustard potato salad


Simply prepared seasonal vegetables


Provencal roasted tomatoes


Caramelized brussels sprouts with pistachios & lemon


Classic potato gratin


Cauliflower or broccoli in gruyere cheese sauce

HOT ENTREES: Please note minimum quantities and advance notice requirements for our meals -

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders


Lasagna al Pomodoro with fresh ricotta, sautéed spinach, mushrooms and our delicious marinara


Butternut Squash Lasagna layered roasted butternut squash and a creamy herb sauce with parmesan & mozzarella cheeses


Chicken Florentine boneless chicken breast stuffed with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and goat cheese


Eggplant Parmesan


Maryland-style Crab cakes by the dozen includes remoulade sauce & lemon wedges


Fran’s House Roast Chicken with roasted root vegetables


Fran’s Original Meatballs – choice of gooey with our amazing tomato sauce or cheese free


Turkey Meatballs with red pepper-cranberry relish and cider glaze


Classic Lasagna Bolognese layers of handmade pasta, classic ragu Bolognese, fresh ricotta, and imported pecorino Romano cheese


 Organic Lemon Herb Whole Roasted Chicken


Boeuf Bourguignon studded with bacon, caramelized pearl onions and mushrooms in red wine sauce  (5 pound minimum)


Forty Clove Garlic Chicken classic Parisian bistro-style braised chicken with delicate caramelized cloves of garlic in a white wine sauce


Beef or Turkey Chili or Vegetarian Chili served with sharp cheddar, sour cream and chopped green onions (3 quart minimum per variety)


Macaroni & Cheese, Fancy version – with three artisan cheeses

with Red-wine braised Beef  with sun dried tomatoes & broccoli  (can add thick cut bacon)


Macaroni & Cheese, Simple version  - with white cheddar & parmesan


Pasta al Forno southern Italian-style baked penne with a creamy marinara sauce, provolone, parmesan and petite English peas (can add sweet Italian pork or turkey sausage)

Supreme de Volaille boneless, skinless chicken breast, stuffed with sautéed mushrooms, ham and Gruyere cheese, presented with a seared mushroom cap in a rich Madeira sauce (10 minimum)


ENTREES @ ROOM TEMPERATURE The following entrees are designed to be served at room temperature and are sent in bulk. Arrangement on platters is available upon request for an additional charge.


Grilled Citrus-Garlic Chicken Breast  (6 minimum)


Grilled Maple Rosemary Chicken Breast (6 minimum)

Apricot Glazed Ham medium or large sizes available

*add mustard caper sauce  by the pint

*add honey mustard by the pint


Metropolitan Meatloaf per loaf, serves 6-8

*add gravy by the pint


Maple Rosemary Flank Steak with horseradish crème fraiche

(3 pound minimum)


Mediterranean Tuna Platter with olives, capers, tomatoes, garlic and olive oil – market price (6 minimum)


Oven Roasted Beef Tenderloin with horseradish crème fraiche

*add mustard caper sauce  by the pint


Pesto – Panko Crusted Salmon filet with basil pesto and an herb and lemon zest seasoned panko crust  (6 minimum)

Soy Citrus Ginger Glazed Salmon (6 minimum)


Tandoori Salmon with pickled tomatoes & yogurt sauce (6 minimum)



2410 Park Road. Charlotte, NC 28203 / 704.372.2009



Holiday Party Menu

Holiday Party Menu

Passed or plattered hors d’ouevres:

  • Petite Maryland-style crab cakes with spicy remoulade sauce
  • Lamb meatballs with red pepper yogurt sauce
  • Spanish chorizo braised in red wine
  • Warm Ham bites (petite sandwiches with mustard poppy seed butter & swiss cheese)
  • Pigs in blanket (grass fed hot dogs & puff pastry)
  • Crudités/flatbread & dips
  • Warm crab & artichoke dip (minimum order 10 guests)
  • Stuffed ‘shrooms – spicy spinach & roasted chile OR garlic crumbs & herbs OR with blue cheese and bacon
  • Marinated goat cheese platter with tomato confit,, roasted garlic & sliced baguette
  • Grilled chicken satays with peanut sauce
  • Hot pepper jelly-glazed baby lamb chops (minimum 4 dozen)
  • Baked brie with honey- caramelized almonds and assorted table crackers


Buffet options:

  • Pepper-crusted beef tenderloin with assorted sauces & rolls
  • Petite chicken saltimbocca with prosciutto, asparagus & gruyere, whole grain mustard sauce
  • Shrimp & grits with bacon, green onion & lemon
  • Latin-marinated pulled pork with cheesy grits & marinated onions (think carnitas meets Southern BBQ – delicious!) 15 person minimum
  • Lasagna Pomodoro with fresh ricotta, sautéed spinach, mushrooms and our delicious marinara
  • Butternut squash Lasagna with layers of squash, caramelized onions & a creamy herb sauce with goat, parmesan & mozzarella cheeses


  • Buffet options (cont.)
  • Chicken Florentine - boneless breast stuffed with spinach, sun-dried tomatoes and fontina cheese
  • Apricot Glazed Ham available in medium and large sizes
  • Maple Rosemary Flank Steak with horseradish crème fraiche (3 pound minimum)
  • Pesto Crusted Salmon filet with basil pesto& an herb and lemon zest seasoned panko crust (6 minimum)
  • Caramelized Brussels sprouts with prosciutto bread crumbs
  • Sweet potato gnocchi & kale casserole
  • Crispy smashed potatoes with garlic & rosemary
  • Caesar salad “Fran’s way” with garlicky breadcrumbs & shaved Grana Padano
  • Mini Latin wedge salad platter
  • Warm cornbread & biscuits with butter & homemade pepper jelly
  • Assorted sweet bites



2410 Park Road. Charlotte, NC 28203 / 704.372.2009

Check out our entrees to go menu on the web

At Fran’s Filling Station we aim to please. Just ask!

We are happy to plan a menu with you and love special requests.

Please provide 48 hours notice. Minimum $200 for delivery




Fran’s Food taken by Taylor Mathis

Taylor Mathis, a food blogger and photographer recently stopped by Fran’s to get some shots of our food! Here is what he came up with:


The Latin Wedge Salad



The Tater Tots Duo


Chicken Milanese with summer salad with goat cheese crumbles & fresh basil



Our best-selling sandwich, the No. 1, with fresh-roasted turkey, bacon, melted Swiss, coleslaw and Russian served with “Best Fries in CLT”


A customer favorite, the California burger


Thank you Taylor for these beautiful photos! Here is a link to his blog, “Taylor Takes a Taste”

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Fran's Hours

Lunch is served Monday - Saturday from 11:30AM to 2:30 PM. Dinner is served weekdays from 5:30 to 10PM and from 5:30 to 11PM on the weekends.