Welcome to Pat’s Premium Empanadas
and More

Dr. Patrick J. Lamy is the founder and owner of Pat’s Premium Empanadas and More (PPEM) LLC. Patrick who is a native of the Caribbean Islands was taught by his mother Violette Lamy at a very early age how to navigate the kitchen to create exceptionally amazing tasting West Indian delicacies. By the age of thirteen, he had catered his first event for over 50 people where he first served his mother’s delicious empanadas. The diversity of his Caribbean heritage influenced his palate to create an extraordinary assortment of premium empanadas that are filled with curry shrimp or chicken; wild caught salmon; ground turkey; ground beef; jerk; curry chicken and more. There is also a variety of vegetarian alternatives. PPEM also provide catering services for all types of formal and informal gatherings for up to 100 guests.

The Passion for Great Service

PPEM’s primary goal is to provide a great tasting menu for all types of events and occasions which surpasses the expectations of our clients. We pride ourselves in great customer-care and long-term relationships with all of our clients. We want to become the preferred caterer for every client we serve. Just allow PPEM to help you savor the flavor of Pat’s Premium Empanadas.

Savor the Flavor Menu

Our Premium Fried Empanadas

PPEM use the best ingredients to provide clients/customers with the most delicious empanadas in the Tri-State area. We pride ourselves in delivering great tasting empanadas that are always made fresh on the day of delivery to our partnering restaurants or for catering services

The Premium Curry Shrimp

A delicious tasty pastry filled with an abundance of shrimp, potatoes, spices, fresh herbs and a homemade curry sauce.

The Premium Spicy Salmon

A delicious tasty pastry filled with an abundance of fresh wild caught salmon blended with potatoes, Caribbean pepper sauce, spices, and fresh herds.

The Premium Spicy Beef

A delicious tasty beef filled pastry with a blend of Caribbean spices, herbs and hot pepper sauce.

The Premium Spicy Turkey

A delicious tasty ground turkey filled pastry with a blend of fresh Caribbean spices, herbs and hot pepper sauce.

The Premium Jerk Chicken

A delicious tasty fried pastry filled with juicy shredded jerk chicken thigh meat perfectly seasoned with a mild jerk sauce, with fresh herbs.

The Premium Curry Chicken

A tasty pastry filled with curry chicken, potatoes, spices, fresh herbs and homemade curry sauce.

The Premium Philly Cheese Steak

A tasty pastry filled with ground beef, onions, mushrooms, red and green peppers, four cheeses, and fresh herbs and spices.

The Premium Vegetarian

A tasty variety of pastries filled with either cheese and/or a selection of fresh vegetables requested upon order.

PPEM Special Events Catering Menu


Buffalo Wings; Shrimp in Garlic Sauce; Empanadas; Meatballs in Gravy; Jerk Wings. Fried Wings; Vegetable Platters; Fruit and Cheese Platters.

Main Entrees

Roast Pork; Stewed Creole Chicken; Turkey Wings; Jerk Chicken, Curry Chicken; Beef or Pork Ribs; Grilled Salmon; Fried Fish.

Side Orders
  • Haitian Black Djon Djon Rice
  • Red Rice and Beans
  • White Rice
  • Yuka with Onions in Garlic Sauce
  • Kale or Collard Green
  • Mac and Cheese
  • Fresh Mashed Potatoes
  • Potato Salad
  • Tuna Pasta Salad
  • Summer Salad

PPEM Welcomes special customer request for items not included on catering menu

Our Events and Services

Family Reunions

PPEM provides catering and planning services for family reunions. If your goal is to have an unforgettable event and preserve the sanity of the two or three family members who have been planning your reunions for decades, than PPEM can help. PPEM will coordinate location; menu planning and catering services for your family reunion. PPEM will assign an event planner to meet all your needs.

Special Events/Parties

(Graduations, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Retirements and More) PPEM will research the most convenient and affordable location for your event. Additionally, PPEM will coordinate with the location to plan the catering services for your events. Decorations can also be provided for the event at an additional charge.


PPEM will handle all your small meetings and/or group conference needs. We specialize in conference locations in the North Jersey area. PPEM will research the most convenient and affordable location to host your conference. PPEM will coordinate timing and catering service for all meals and refreshments.

Concerts and Festivals

PPEM provides booth vending services for outdoor concerts and festivals in the Tri-State area.