Class dismissed — now it’s time to celebrate. From flowers, balloons and gifts to party catering and delicious desserts, you’ll find everything you need for graduation at your local Strack & Van Til Food Market.

Visit the floral department for bouquets and balloons to present after the ceremony. Give your graduate a fresh, grab-and-go arrangement in their school colors, or bright and colorful options such as the grad poms bouquet, single roses or the gorgeous graduation bouquet.

“Order ahead of time in-store or by phone and a trained designer will handcraft a custom presentation bouquet for your favorite graduate,” says Floral Department Director Jen Knoche. “There are other floral arrangements and balloon bouquets available online at with free delivery on orders over $30.”

Graduation-themed balloons in assorted sizes, shapes and colors add a festive touch. Choose stick balloons to add to a plant or fresh bouquet or a statement floating balloon. Graduation-themed plush stuffed animals are available, too.

Throw your graduate a congratulatory party and decorate with custom table centerpieces from the Floral Department. Then, cater it with delicious delights from the Deli Department. Start with the “Entertaining Made Easy” brochure online or in stores and choose from party platters, pans of famous hand-breaded or grilled chicken, party packages and a la carte entrée trays.

Party platter options include premade sandwiches on King’s Hawaiian rolls, pretzel rolls or submarine style. Other selections include boneless wings, chicken tenders, snacking cheeses, fruits and vegetables and cooked shrimp trays from the Seafood Department.

The Deli Department’s party platter and a la carte entrees serve 10-20 people, while party packages are priced at a minimum of 25 people or more. Packages include the Chicken Party, American Favorites or Party Feast. Advanced notice is required and pick-up in-store or delivery options are available.

“Some of our customer favorite entrees include mostaccioli and meat sauce or meatless mostaccioli, Italian sausage and peppers in marinara sauce, Polish sausage and kraut and baked ham with pineapple glaze,” notes Deli Director Kristin Snow. “Other popular entrée choices are BBQ rib tips, roast beef in au jus and of course, Strack’s famous Fried or Grilled Chicken and our mashed potatoes.”

Deli Department side dishes are the perfect complement to party platters and entrees and ideal for a barbecue. “Try our macaroni and cheese, baked beans, potato salads in a variety of styles from American to Steakhouse and an array of pasta salads including our spinach and bow tie pasta salad,” Snow adds.

Cap off the meal with a custom cake from the Bakery Department that’s fit for a graduate. Made from scratch, these cake creations are not only delectable, but they’re also beautiful.

“We can customize your cake or individual cupcakes with an edible photo of your graduate,” notes Bakery Director Tony Knight. “There is no limit to the creativity at your local Strack & Van Til Bakery.”

The bakery also carries an assortment of pre-made, graduation-themed cakes and you can order from hundreds of designs in-store or online at

Don’t forget to pick up other bakery treats like Our Homestyle cookie platters, famous signature butter cookie platters, brownie and cupcake platters and large message cookies that can be customized by the Bakery Department’s expert decorators.

They have the diploma. Now treat them to all the trimmings available at Strack & Van Til, your graduation headquarters.