Catering Your Every Craving – Holiday Catering Review

Holiday Catering

Holiday food is more than just turkey and stuffing! Beyond the big holiday dinner, there are all those little get-togethers that leave you scrambling for something to serve. While it’s understandable to want a big homemade holiday meal, why not give yourself a break and outsource your other gatherings to the professionals?

We assembled this catering company review to offer you a glimpse at what local caterers have on their holiday menu. For groups large and small, for treats savoury and sweet, all you need to do is look local!

Holiday Catering

Cravings Fine Food Market & Catering

131 Commerce park drive, barrie
www.cravingsfinefood.ca
Contact: Ramzi Ghandour

Whether you’re hosting two guests or five-hundred, cravings loves and welcomes holiday events of any size! They are happy to accommodate varying dietary preferences, and their menu includes a variety of gluten-free, vegan, dairy-free, and low-sodium options.

Cuisine:
Local, Fresh, Gourmet

Yummies on the holiday menu:
Vegetarian Samosa, Coconut Shrimp, Ceviche in a spoon

Holiday Catering

Holly’s Sweets and Eats

12 Commerce park drive, barrie
www.hollyssweetsandeats.com
Contact: Lori Mcclelland

While holly’s loves the excitement of catering events like weddings, they also appreciate the intimate feel of smaller, private gatherings. They love to see guests enjoy their delicious fare, which is always made from scratch using family recipes and quality ingredients.  Their hors d’oeuvres can all  be stored in the freezer and reheated when needed—just try to keep them from getting gobbled up by the kids before guests arrive! 

Cuisine:
Homemade, Fresh, Satisfying 

Yummies on the holiday menu:
Pesto ricotta wontons, Duck and leek spring rolls, Sticky asian meatballs, Turkey meatballs with a cranberry glaze 

 

J’adore

123 dunlop street east, barrie
www.Jadorefinecheese.com
Contact: Jessi Fournier

J’adore specializes in holiday open houses, family parties, staff parties, and corporate events. Each event is personalized for the group, so you can choose between their many delicious cheesy hors d’oeuvres or full dinner options. They also host events in their “speakcheasy”; visit for wine and cheese pairings, murder mysteries, fondue parties and more!

Cuisine:
Cheesy, Chocolatey, Decadent

Yummies on the holiday menu:
crowd-pleasing cheese and chocolate plates — pick your favourites for the plate, or let them decide!
Gooey fondue and decadent deep dish cheese pie.

 

Holiday Catering

Mariposa market

109 Mississaga street east, orillia
www.mariposamarket.ca
Contact: Bob Willsey and Mandy Bourgouin

Mariposa market can accommodate holiday parties big and small—from your cozy family get-togethers to your formal office party. Their scrumptious baked goods are perfect crowd-pleasers for chilly winter days.

Cuisine:
Old-fashioned, Home-style, Good country eats

Yummies on the holiday menu:
Shortbreads, Sugar cookies, Gingerbread houses, and cupcake towers Platters of mincemeat tarts, squares, and hand-dipped chocolate macaroons paired with slices of dark english fruitcake and festive yule log cakes. Tom’s french-canadian tourtières—a savoury, signature yuletide entrée.

 

Holiday Catering

Tre sorelle

133 Mississaga street east, orillia
www.tresorelleorillia.com
Contact: Lisa Particelli and Gina White

Tre sorelle shines at holiday business lunches and small gatherings both on and offsite. Their talented team customizes a menu from appetizer to dessert, offering a variety of options to best suit your taste and budget.

Cuisine:
Homemade, Italian, Artisan

Yummies on the holiday menu:
Breadsticks wrapped in prosciutto and arugula, Assorted flatbreads, Antipasto platters, Stuffed golden peppers, Caprese sticks.

 

by Emily Bednarz

Holiday Catering

Leave a Reply