Welcome to Jay's official blog, where you'll find a chronicle of our events, cuisine, and artisan designs. Experience something beyond the mainstream with Jay's Catering. What makes us stand a head above ordinary caterers? Simply: spectacular food, dazzling presentation, and consistent creativity. Our chefs use only the finest ingredients and the freshest produce available to create unique menus for each event. With a flair for the theatrical, you will find traditional favorites like hamburgers and grilled cheese metamorphosed into bite-sized treats served up in inventive new ways. Whether your event is Tuscan themed or an Indian extravaganza, our Chef de Cuisine and his team are masters of every detail and sticklers for taste.

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New 2021 Full Menu

We’re starting 2021 with a clean slate and a refreshing revamp of our Full Menu. After over 50 years in the catering and event industry, we know our tried-and-true classics, client favorites, and popular orders, so we’ve simplified the menu taking all this into account so that you can make your selections stress-free and with confidence. From simply mouthwatering to elegantly delectable, The Full Menu offers perfect parings and customizable selections for all budgets and events. Take a look below at our menu features and suggested uses.

Our Chef’s Choice Seasonal Menu
A collection of seasonal plates crafted with the highest standard by our chef. Beginning with salad and concluding with dessert, each item pairs perfectly with the next needing no substitutions or adjustments. This menu is great for very special occasions and intimate settings where guests are gathered and seated around a table so they might share conversations about each dish while clinking glasses in celebration.

Our Sandwiches Salads & More Menu
Our Famous Palm Sandwiches originally drew praise back in 1967 when Jay’s first opened and remains one of our most sought-after menu items to this day. Customize a selection your guests will love with additional salads and trays for a well-rounded and personalized menu. You can’t go wrong with a classic sandwich and salad combo. This menu offers fresh fare for any occasion.

Our Traditional Box Lunch Menu
Convenience comes packaged with our nutrient dense and flavor forward Boxed Lunch options that are ideal for meetings, workshops, COVID-safe celebrations, and more.

Our Quintessential Chambre Menu
Opt for something elevated with our Quintessential Chambre Menu. Each Chambre item is served at ambient temperature and made from the freshest seasonal ingredients. Impress colleagues with this special boxed meal or serve these vibrant dishes at your wedding to wow guests.

Our Signature Buffets
This menu truly offers something for everyone with an array of delicious offerings perfect for lunch or dinner, and the ability to customize your menu with additional items from our Entrees, Pastas & Sides. Regional and International cuisines from our Signature Buffets are ideal for corporate gatherings, birthdays, retirement parties and more.

Our Grand Dinner Menu
Two filling entrees, two hearty sides, and a refreshing salad take the guess work out of dinner. This stress-free meal ensures none of your guests are left drooling over someone else’s entree by giving everyone the same meal but doubling the size of a traditional single entree plate. Our Grand Dinner Menu leaves no guest hungry with an array of classic dishes that will consistently receive praises from table to table. This menu is ideal for family dinners and corporate celebrations.

Our Dinner Party Feast
If your favorite part of a meal is the appetizers, our Dinner Party Feast Menu is for you! Mix and match 8 different hot and cold items to compile a delicious array of filling small bites. This menu is great for (but not limited to) events that have a lot of mixing and mingling where guests are encouraged to walk around rather than sit at a table, like product launches and brand activations. Another great opportunity to serve this menu would be at a bridal shower or baby shower where heavy hors d’oeuvres replace the main meal.

Entrees, Pastas & Sides
Hungry for more? Our Entrees, Pastas, and Sides can be added a la carte to any menu choice. We’re certain your guests will love our food pairings, but if you want to add more to your order, select your favorite items from this menu.

Our Bar & Beverage Menu
Looking for something to sip, swizzle, or shake? Our Bar and Beverage Menu includes Pour by Jay’s Craft Cocktails, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages. Great for events celebrating milestones, accomplishments, and more.

Our Breakfast Menu
Hot off the skillet and fresh from the oven, Our Breakfast Menu offers timeless classics and handcrafted creations to satisfy sweet and savory cravings. Best served with a hot cup of coffee or refreshing juice for morning events ranging from bridal showers, baby showers, workshops, and office brunch.

Our Desserts Menu
Our Desserts Menu is the piece de resistance with irresistible sweet and tart assortments. No matter the occasion, desserts are always a good idea, so let us help you in selecting the perfect pairings for your event.

Contact us today by emailing or calling (714) 636-6045 and one of our knowledgeable Event Specialists will be happy to assist you in creating the perfect menu for your event. From backyard birthdays, bridal showers, office parties and more, to grand weddings, conferences, and brand activations, etc., Jay’s Catering has over 50 years’ experience as Orange County’s number one caterer and we can’t wait to serve you.

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