With so many common and not so common holidays throughout the year, there’s an endless number of ways to cater a lunch for everyone at the office. St. Patty’s Day, Valentine’s Day—there’s even a day dedicated entirely to cheese! As it turns out, you can spread joy across the workplace year-round with festive snacks, fun drinks, imaginative buffets and more creative lunchtime delights.
We take pride in being able to provide some of the best lunch catering to professionals across San Francisco. If you’re looking for a way to spice up your next office lunch, here is some inspiration:
National Bagel Day—January 15
Early meetings are always better with bagels. Start the day out right with a Gourmet Bagel Platter including the following toppings: plain cream cheese, vegetable cream cheese, sweet cream butter and organic fruit preserves. Or a Smoked Salmon and Bagel Platter with sliced tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and capers.
Take your bagels to the next level with the Norwegian Sandwich, featuring smoked salmon, cream cheese, fresh dill and sliced tomatoes on an onion bagel.
What a great way to boost everyone’s morning!
Mardi Gras—February 25
Let the good times roll! If you’re envisioning a festive Mardi Gras display for your next office lunch, we recommend going with a seafood display like our Trio of Shrimp featuring traditional cocktail shrimp, Mediterranean grilled shrimp and steamed Old Bay-spiced shrimp with lemon wedges, cocktail sauce and spicy mustard.
St. Patrick’s Day—March 17
Fish and chips, anyone? This should most certainly make an appearance at your St. Patrick’s-themed buffet. You have to try our Cod Fillet Fried Fish and Chips in Buttermilk Beer. Or, if you’re planning a fun March party at the office, consider a few of these mouthwatering small bites:
- Sweet Potato Pancakes: With braised beef and spring onion salsa verde
- Local Seafood Cakes: With lemon grass aioli
- Spanakopita: Spinach and feta baked in phyllo dough
Treat your team to an egg-cellent breakfast meeting! Try the Roast Frittata: farm-fresh eggs baked with oven roasted turkey, green onions, roasted seasonal vegetables, golden Yukon potatoes and local jack cheese.
Or the Crepe Sampler: Fresh grilled vegetables, scrambled eggs topped with mozzarella cheese and served with pesto and roasted red peppers.
FYI: April 16 also happens to be Eggs Benedict Day, but this is a topic for another day!
Cinco de Mayo—May 5
Every office could use a Cinco de Mayo celebration! If you’re looking to create a lively office fiesta, feel free to snag a few of these menu ideas:
Taco Bar: Green salad with seasonal radishes, pickled shallots, shaved vegetables, candied pepitas and cilantro lime vinaigrette, charred marinated chipotle lime vegetables, el pastor rojo, marinated grilled chicken, Tex-Mex rice with black beans, corn and peas.
Siesta Nacho Bar: Corn tortilla chips, salsa, sour cream, guacamole and jalapeno slices.
National Cheese Day—June 4
Cheese lovers unite! It’s time to break out the charcuterie boards for your next training session or other upcoming office event. Take a look at a few of our cheesy menu items:
- Fruit & Cheese Platter: Imported and domestic cheeses artfully garnished with fruit and berries, accompanied by an assortment of bread and crackers
- Charcuterie and Cheese Platter: A variety of domestic and imported cheeses with an assortment of sausages, pates and cured meats served with dried fruits, olives, crackers and French bread rounds
Fourth of July—July 4
Bring on the office fireworks! It’s true that the food ideas for Fourth of July are endless. One of our favorite lunchtime recommendations is this all-American Deli Platter featuring a traditional deli-style platter of shaved Angus beef, smoked turkey breast, black forest ham, Swiss and yellow cheddar cheese served with red potato salad, green salad, house-made pickles, lettuce, sliced tomatoes, mayonnaise, mustard, assorted sliced breads and rolls, potato chips, homemade cookies and brownies.
National Waffle Day—August 24
Because who doesn’t love a good waffle? Treat employees to a plate full of Belgian waffles with syrup, butter and maybe even a side of fruit to top them with! And remember, it doesn’t have to be breakfast for people to enjoy this edible pillow of buttery goodness.
National Pancake Day—September 26
Now that we talked about waffles, pancakes, anyone? Picture your break room full of delicious buttermilk pancakes surrounded by pools of syrup and various toppings.
National Dessert Day—October 14
Desserts make every office function sweeter. Imagine the conversation and inspiration that could be had over a plate full of cake pops or macaroons.
Try out our Signature Dessert Tray featuring assorted mini tartlets, chocolate eclairs and cream puffs.
Or how about a platter of delectable bars, including lemon, cheesecake, cranberry, walnut, raspberry and pecan flavors?
National Sandwich Day—November 3
Really, any day is a great day for a sandwich, but a day reserved entirely for sandwiches will bring life to any midday meeting. Here are just a few of our favorites:
- Little Italy: Coppa, salami and prosciutto with pepperoncini olive tapenade
- Banh Mi Chicken: Pickled vegetables, sriracha aioli, cilantro and mint
- Bistro Steak: Sliced beef, arugula, boursin cheese and red onion balsamic jam and petite greens
- California Caprese: Oven-roasted tomatoes, marinated mozzarella and pesto sauce
Every day, regardless of the holiday, we provide a full range of sandwich packages and other lunch catering options to businesses across San Francisco.
‘Tis the season of a grand buffet dressed to fit your favorite holiday theme. Fill your office with holiday cheer by offering employees the Herb-Roasted Breast of Turkey accompanied by roasted shallots, rosemary fingerling potatoes, sauteed spinach, parmesan-dusted plum tomatoes and winter salad with shaved vegetables and a sherry vinaigrette.
Or how about a platter full of Holiday Wraps featuring roasted turkey breast with cream cheese, apple-pear stuffing and cranberry chutney, Virginia ham with swiss cheese, roasted prunes and caramelized onion with stone-ground mustard, grilled green and yellow zucchini, fresh mozzarella, basil marinated tomatoes and virgin olive oil.
Stay tuned for our holiday menu!
We are known for delivering exceptional office lunch catering to businesses across San Francisco. We’d love to help you create the menu to match any special day of the year. Give us a call!
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