January Client of the Month: Home Plate Deli & Caterers and Olive’s Country Store

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RR - Home Plate Deli and Olives Country StoreHome Plate Deli & Caterers and Olive’s Country Store, January’s Client of the Month, have been owned and operated by Alex Stier and his wife Denise for more than fifteen years. The husband and wife team run all day-to-day operations and general marketing of both businesses, and both stores received the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Ulster County Economic Development Alliance’s Small Business of the Year award in 2018.

Home Plate Deli & Caterers is a full service deli located in the Red Barn at 1128 Morton Boulevard in Kingston. They offer a full breakfast and lunch menu, which includes a variety of homemade foods using the freshest ingredients, including egg sandwiches, soups, salads, wraps, burgers, wings, dessert, and more.

Home Plate also offers full service catering for events both big and small, providing off-site catering services for weddings, graduation parties, birthdays, business meetings, and more. With an assortment of options to choose from, including hors d’oeuvres, party platters, 3-6’ subs, speciality entrees, butler-style served buffet service, and more, Home Plate Deli & Caterers offers everything you need to make your next event a success.

Olive’s Country Store, located on Route 28 in Shokan, is a unique country store with everything you need in one place. Visit their full cafe for breakfast, lunch, or light dinner, shop for one of a kind gifts, Catskill Mountain & Ashokan Reservoir memorabilia, fishing tackle, live bait, outdoor supplies, and more. Known as the large Mobil gas station on Route 28, you can also fill up your car with gas or grab a BBQ grill tank before “heading up the mountain,” all from this unique gift shop that has been dubbed the “Gatehouse to the Catskills.” (A full list of Olive’s Country Store offerings can be found here—but be on the lookout for their brand new website coming soon!)

Home Plate Deli & Caterers and Olive’s Country Store have been insured by Ryan & Ryan Insurance Brokers for almost 10 years. When asked why they chose R&R as their insurance agency, Alex responded by stating:

“Just like us, Ryan & Ryan is very involved in the community and supports numerous local events and fundraisers. We love that about them. And on the professional side, I find the staff at R&R very accessible. Whenever I need something, they get back to me within an hour. They have been able to get us very good coverage at a reasonable rate, and not only for our two commercial locations, but on the residential and automotive sides as well.”

For store hours, menus, unique gift offerings, and more, visit www.homeplatedeli.com and www.olivescountrystoreandcafe.com, and then head on over to see our January Client of the Month—Home Plate Deli in Kingston, and Olive’s Country Store in Shokan!