The Top Caterers in the Sacramento Area for Your Holiday Party
Despite the emphasis on slowing down, relaxing by the fire, and spending time with family and friends, the holidays can be a stressful time. With gifts to purchase, events to attend, and decor to set up, we often end up in a pile of to-do lists, ribbon and gingerbread cookie crumbs — especially if you are planning a holiday gathering.
Take one item off your party planning list by letting someone else set the table this year! These trusted caterers can personalize a menu to suit your holiday party needs, whether you’re looking for appetizers, an entire meal, or some delicious desserts. Let them take care of the food so you can relax and fully enjoy the company of your guests.
Hannibal’s Catering & Events
Hannibal’s is one of Sacramento’s most trusted caterers — for weddings and events of all sizes. This family-owned business includes an expert team of executive chefs, event coordinators, event designers, and professional servers and butlers. Hannibal’s creates masterful menus in their large commercial kitchen and sources fresh ingredients from their personal organic herb garden. Take a look at their wide selection of menus, offering an array of options for your upcoming holiday party, corporate meeting or another event down the road!
Photo Courtesy of Classique Catering
Voted “Best Caterer” by Sacramento Magazine for the past 11 years, Classique Catering is well-loved throughout the Sacramento area — especially the Sacramento Convention Center. In addition to the large corporate events they cater, Classique Catering can provide five-star meals for an event of any size, including an intimate holiday gathering at your home. Their menus are contemporary and elegant, utilizing the freshest produce and herbs grown in California’s Central Valley. Their professional team can also assist with planning the entire event, whether you need specialty linens, decor, centerpieces, lighting or photographers!
Whether you’re planning a corporate or personal event, Edible Events Catering will make you feel great about your food, environment, budget and their extensive experience. All meals are carefully prepared with local and seasonal ingredients, and handcrafted from scratch to perfection. Edible Eats is even environmentally conscious, as they provide reusable and recyclable products and prepare their food in a certified green-compliant kitchen. Their résumé includes everything from small BBQs to extravagant dinners for Court Justice Anthony Kennedy and the visiting US president.
Photo Courtesy of Crisp Catering
Crisp Catering goes above and beyond to provide only the best food and exceptional service. They ensure the freshest ingredients and most professional service for every event they cater — from large corporate dinners to small gatherings with friends and family. Crisp Catering’s special holiday menus include seasonal items such as sage-roasted turkey breast, garlic mashed potatoes, pumpkin bread pudding, cranberry rice pilaf, and much more.
La Famiglia Catering
In true Italian fashion, La Famiglia Catering is dedicated to treating their guests like family, much like they learned growing up in an East Coast, Italian home. For over 15 years, La Famiglia has created personalized menus for events of all sizes and budgets, from fresh and fit breakfasts to authentic specialties. This full-service catering company provides a complete setup with decor and beautiful presentation, professional wait staff, timely delivery and pickup, and whatever else you need to make your event dream a reality.
Photo Courtesy of TLC Catering
Established in 1988, TLC Catering is a full-service catering company with nearly 10,000 parties in their portfolio. They cater a wide range of events, including cocktail parties, buffets and seated dinners, for nearly every occasion or number of guests. Their menu includes Asian, Indian, Northern Italian, French, Mexican, Caribbean and American cuisines, made with only the finest ingredients and expert care. Reach out to discuss event details with TLC to create a customized experience for your holiday party!
Rayna’s Gourmet Catering
Experience the personalized and exceptional service of Rayna’s Gourmet Catering, which has been owned and managed by Linda Saccani-Storelli since she started the business in 1985. Since day one, Rayna’s has been a full-service catering company that incorporates current trends and utilizes fresh produce from local farmers and purveyors. Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for 25 or a celebration with 2,000 people, Rayna’s has you covered!
Photo Courtesy of Griselda’s Catering
Griselda Barajas is a well-known restaurateur whose first restaurant, Texas Mexican, gave Sacramento an authentic taste of her family recipes. Although she is famous for her delicious Tex-Mex cuisine, Griselda has expanded into a wide repertoire of offerings, including American, European, Pacific Rim, Asian and Latin cuisine. The motto for her catering company is “Personalized Service for Every Affair,” as her team can create a package perfectly tailored to your particular event or gathering.
Encore Catering lives by the mantra “it’s all about you” in all that they do. They work hard to create a menu that fits your taste, budget and style, providing impeccable service to deliver a top-of-the-line experience for you and your guests. The expert team at Encore Catering works hard to choose a selection of foods that matches the specific theme or purpose of your special event, whether it is large or small, public or private, elegant or informal.
Fresh and Quick Catering
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Fresh and Quick Catering is a one-stop-shop for all your catering needs. Their expert team takes care of set-up and tear-down, and everything in between — and of course, they provide delicious fare. Whether you’re looking for a buffet selection, an elegant sit-down dinner, a simple cocktail hour, or some combination of the above, they can create the perfect menu for your next gathering!
Catering by Design
Rocklin-based Catering by Design is dedicated to making your event shine by providing the very best menu for your budget. With over 10 years of experience orchestrating countless weddings, family reunions, company meetings, and private events, Chef Jan of Catering by Design is an expert in her craft. Her personal love for cooking, lengthy résumé focused on culinary arts, and excellent hospitality make Jan the perfect caterer for your holiday party!
All Seasons All Reasons Catering
Photo Courtesy of LUMI Photography via All Seasons All Reasons Catering
No matter the season or the reason, All Seasons All Reasons Catering is the perfect choice for your event! Their knowledgeable and talented culinary professionals can create traditional and innovative takes on seasonal fare. From anniversaries and birthday parties to Bar/Bat Mitzvahs and holiday gatherings, their menus are crafted to offer something for everyone at any time of the year. Start by requesting a quote to let them know what event you’re planning.
Gaston Catering & Event Company
Gaston Catering is one of the best caterers in the Sacramento-Folsom area, providing top-notch service for nearly any type of event at affordable prices, whether you are serving 20 or 2,000 people. Their event coordinators will work closely with you to create a custom menu creation, select china, linens and decor to complement your theme, and can even help you choose a venue if needed. In fact, Gaston Catering is a preferred catering company for several beautiful wineries, historical sites and museums in the area.
Randy Peters Catering & Event Center
Photo Courtesy of Randy Peters Catering & Event Center
With over 40 years of experience serving the Greater Sacramento Area, this caterer in Roseville is dedicated to providing the very best service and menu for you and your guests. They plan a range of events from weddings to retirement parties, and every celebration in between. Let them take the reigns on your event menu with their fresh, innovative and flavorful options.
Let someone else handle the menu this year so you can focus on mingling with your guests!
Category Folsom, Neighborhood Guides, Roseville, Sacramento
Cathy Harrington is Lyon Real Estate’s director of marketing, overseeing the content on the Lyon Local blog, website and social media channels.