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If you  live or work anywhere  near the Syracuse University  area, then chances are you've  been to A La Mode Cafe & Catering.  Dating all the way back to 1967, it was originally opened as  a Carvel  Ice Cream  until owners Bishara &  Claire Salloum changed the name to A La Mode.  After 20 years in business, the  business was sold and has since changed hands a few times  with each owner bringing in their own  touch.  


Current owner Jeanne Catalfano first went into business with her father in 2003, opening The Deli Downtown in Cortland, NY.  After growing the business successfully  for many years, she decided she was ready for a second  location and     purchased A La Mode  in July  2010.    The store was closed  down for a month to  remodel with the help of her   father,  and reopened with an expanded menu  and  a full catering menu.  


A La Mode Cafe and Catering has become a staple  in the  community.  If you glance around the walls, you'll notice paintings that once served as table tops and were painted by local artists at the  Westcott  Community Center.    On any given day you will see neighborhood  baseball teams coming in for ice cream,  SU students, and faculty stopping in  for lunch.  If you're lucky you may  even run  into SU basketball coach  Jim Boeheim or many  of the other local  coaches!  


Many of our items are homemade  including many of our soups, sauces, dressings, toppings, bread and Award Winning Chilis.  Also check out our full catering menu for your upcoming event! We cater to any event, large or small! From weddings to office meetings we can provide everything you need down to the table linens. 


A La Mode Cafe & Catering  actively participates in many   local events and is a member of Syracuse First.  Check out  our event page to learn more about the events we participate in or visit  our Facebook, Instagram or Twitter  page!

Owner Jeanne Catalfano and her father Bob Catalfano.  

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