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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Popular Picks From Jay’s Signature Menus

With over 50 years in the catering industry, our menus have completely transformed since the opening of Jay’s Catering. From our Famous Palm Sandwiches in the ‘60s (that are still one of our most popular menu items), to elaborate and cultural cuisines today, Jay’s Catering has become Orange County’s number one caterer! Years of experience and professional knowledge, a well-versed and educated team, and recipes inspired by twists on tradition are what we attribute our menu successes to. We are always striving to outdo ourselves and provide a hands on, boutique approach to our clients to ensure everyone is satisfied.

The Social Menu is our go-to menu for weddings. It is fool-proof, includes our most popular cuisines, and has been thoughtfully crafted so that complementary flavors are achieved when pairing together items. While you can’t go wrong with your selections on this menu, we understand that it may be overwhelming and hard to make up your mind. Because of this, we’re here to help! Your Event Specialist will always lead you in the right direction and share their personal experience every step of the way, but the proof is in the pudding, right? We are pulling together the most popular client ordered foods from our Jay’s Signature Menus within our Social Menu. With over thousands of wedding orders, the below items are sure to be crowd pleasers and always tend to be the hottest picks.

Interested in trying our food for yourself? Email information about your event needs and details. Clients are able to join us at our complimentary Taste of Jay’s where you will experience our catering service first-hand by sampling popular hors d’oeuvres, entrees, and desserts.

You can also review our past blog post on Jay’s most popular hors d’oeuvres HERE where our team discusses our most ordered hors d’oeuvres, their personal favorites, and some helpful tips when you are ordering hors d’oeuvres for an event.


Santorini Chicken - Classic

Vegetarian Rotolo Bolzano - Tuscan & Classic

Chicken Picatta - Tuscan

Slider Station - upgraded entree from All-American

Gourmet Melt Bar - upgraded entree from All-American

Street Taco Station - upgraded entree from Latin

Bao Bar - upgraded entree from Asian

Vietnamese Braised Short Ribs (with Asian Cucumber Salad) - Asian

Teriyaki and Pineapple Chicken Skewers - Island

Greek Chicken Kabobs - Mediterranean Grill


Tortellini with Creamy Pesto - Classic

Grilled Marinated Vegetables - Tuscan and Classic

Sliced Tomatoes with Buffalo Mozzarella - Tuscan

Vegetable Fried Rice - Asian


Mini Beef Wellingtons with béarnaise sauce - Classic

Crab Cakes with mango papaya salsa - Classic and Island

Caprese Skewers - Tuscan

Lemon Artichoke Hearts - Tuscan and Classic

Jay’s Famous Mini Cheese Roll Sandwiches - All-American

Empanadas with cilantro sour cream - Latin

Mini Al Pastor Tacos - Latin

Sticky Pork Belly Bites - Asian

Vegetarian Spring Rolls - Asian

Curried Mango Chicken Tarts - Island

Coconut Shrimp - Island

Mediterranean Platter - Mediterranean Grill

Fig, Goat Cheese, Mascarpone Tart - Mediterranean Grill and Classic

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