– Holiday and Christmas Catering in Seattle –

Celebrate the holidays with On Safari Foods!

We make holiday hosting simple so you can spend more time with your friends, family, and loved ones. Planning a holiday office party? Enjoy a festive meal with your co-workers, minus the stress.

We offer several pre-fixe menus, as well as a la carte pricing.

If you have any questions about the menus, please feel free to contact us here or call 206.932.9497.

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Food and beverage minimums for delivery:

Monday-Friday – $150 for drop off deliveries, $500 for staffed events

Saturday-Sunday – $1,000 for drop off  deliveries and staffed events

Holiday Lunch Buffet

Smoked prime rib of beef, served with a horseradish cream (6 oz.)

Honeyed ham with ginger, apricot, and brown sugar (3 oz.)

Roasted new red potatoes

Medley of roasted root vegetables and squashes

Salad of mixed greens with dried cranberries, candied pecans, goat cheese and a white balsamic vinaigrette

Assorted Macrina rolls and butter

Dessert:

Selection of On Safari’s house made holiday cookies & bars

$35 per person
Minimum 20 people

 

Holiday Buffet (Lunch or Dinner)

Appetizers (Choose 2):

Selection of spreadable edibles: hummus, baba ganoush, roasted carrot spread, minted pea hummus, olive tapenade, eggplant caponata, warm artichoke parmesan dip, warm cannellini bean and blue cheese dip; served with pita, crusty bread and crackers (choose 2)

Lemon and bay marinated prawns with a sugar snap pea garnish

Prosciutto wrapped grissini

Chicken sosaties: tender chicken marinated in apricot curry and skewered with apricots and onions (1pc)

Entrée (Choose 1):

Chicken saltimbocca: chicken is layered with prosciutto, fontina, and sage, and served with San Marzano marinara and creamy polenta

Coq au vin: this classic French dish is perfect for any occasion, chicken is braised and simmered in red wine, with thyme, mushrooms, bacon and cippollini onions, served with rice or mashed potatoes

Boeuf Bourguignon: the “ne plus ultra” of French stews, where beef is slowly braised in red wine with mushrooms and onions, served with roasted garlic mashed potatoes

Fennel-crusted pork loin, served with French lentil stew

Salmon and spinach cannelloni with béchamel sauce

Stuffed roasted vegetables: acorn squash, zucchini or bell peppers are filled with quinoa, tomato and roasted vegetables

Salad (Choose 1):

Spinach salad with olives, oranges, and toasted almonds with lemon vinaigrette

Mixed greens with roasted pears, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, and lemon-maple vinaigrette

Roasted beet salad with spinach, red onion, candied pecans, gorgonzola, and house vinaigrette

Caesar salad: chopped romaine tossed with crunchy croutons, parmesan and our classic Caesar dressing

Salad of mixed greens with fresh mixed vegetables and house balsamic dressing

Comes with:

Assorted Macrina rolls and butter

Dessert:

Selection of On Safari’s house made holiday cookies & bars

 $32 per person (lunch) / $39 per person (dinner)

 

Holiday Dinner, Menu Option #1

Appetizers

Old-fashioned crab dip, served with house-made potato chips

Spanakopita

Mushroom pate served with crusty bread and brandied cranberry copote

Dinner

Roasted loin of pork, served with roasted apples, thyme and onions

Quinoa and vegetable stuffed acorn squash (Vegetarian option)

Garlic mashed potatoes

Sautéed green beans

Salad of mixed greens with blue cheese, candied pecans, and a blueberry vinaigrette

Comes with:

Assorted Macrina rolls and butter

Dessert

Jamie Oliver’s chocolate tart with candied oranges, served with whipped cream

$28.95 per person

 

Holiday Dinner, Menu Option #2

Appetizers

Smoked salmon on house-made brown bread with a mustard-dill sauce

Bacon, spinach, and leek stuffed mushrooms

Dinner

Smoked prime rib of beef, served with a horseradish cream (6oz)

Salmon and spinach cannelloni with béchamel sauce (1pp)

Portobello mushroom stuffed with lemon, sage, and rosemary infused pureed cannellini beans, spinach, sauteed onions and peppers (vegetarian option)

Scalloped potatoes

Sautéed green beans

Salad of mixed greens with toasted hazelnuts, candied kumquats, goat cheese, cardamom-white balsamic vinaigrette

Dessert

English trifle: layers of sherry soaked sponge cake, cream, crème anglaise, poached pears, cranberries and candied oranges

$46 per person
(requires a cook on-site)

 

Holiday Dinner, Menu Option #3

Appetizers

Grilled eggplant rollups with fresh tomato, basil, goat cheese, and balsamic glaze

Platter of meats and cheeses – prosciutto, soppressata, capocollo, aged provolone, gorgonzola or tallegio, fresh mozzarella – served with fresh baguette

Dinner

Tenderloin of beef with a mushroom marsala sauce (3oz)

Breast of duck with a blood orange sauce (3oz)

Salad of arugula, frisee and radicchio with a white balsamic vinaigrette

Broccoli di rabe

Fresh baguette with olive oil and balsamic

Dessert

Tronchetto – yule Log, filled with sweetened ricotta, candied fruit and pine nuts, with shaved chocolate

$55 per person
(requires a cook on-site)

 

A la Carte

ENTREE (6oz serving):

Rollatini of sole with a fresh tomato concasse
$8 per person

Herb crusted rack of lamb with red wine demi-glace
$19.50 per person (2 bones/pp)

Seared duck breast with blood orange sauce
$18.00 per person

Ginger, apricot, and apple cider glazed ham
$7.50 per person (min. 25 guests)

Smoked prime rib of beef with horseradish cream
$20.00 per person (min. 20 guests)

Tenderloin of beef with a wild mushroom sauce
$24 per person (min. 8 guests)

Maple glazed crown roast of pork with roasted apples and onions
$18 per person (min. 10 guests)

 

STARCHES
$3.50 per person

Roasted garlic whipped Yukon potatoes

Pommes Dauphinoise – a gratin of potatoes, with cream and Swiss cheese

Mashed sweet potatoes with maple syrup and toasted pecans

Herbed apple pear stuffing

Acorn squash stuffed with wild rice pilaf

 

SEASONAL VEGETABLES
$4.00 per person

Broccolini sautéed with olive oil and lemon zest *

Bacon sautéed Brussels sprouts

Kale with raisins and pine nuts

Roasted baby carrots with fresh thyme

Sautéed green beans with slivered almonds **

Honey roasted root vegetables

 

SALADS
$4.50 per person

Salad of mixed greens with pomegranate seeds, toasted walnuts, and a lemon-maple vinaigrette

Salad of mixed greens with dried cranberries, candied pecans, goat cheese, and a white balsamic vinaigrette

Salad of mixed greens with roasted pears, candied walnuts, gorgonzola, and a lemon-maple vinaigrette

Salad of mixed greens with toasted hazelnuts, candied kumquats, goat cheese, and a cardamom-white balsamic vinaigrette

Salad of mixed greens with blue cheese, candied pecans, and a blueberry vinaigrette

Salad of arugula, frisee and radicchio with a white balsamic vinaigrette


 Holiday Appetizers

Crostini

  • – Thinly sliced beef tenderloin on a crostini with olive tapenade
    $42 per dozen *
  • – Insalata caprese on a crostini
    $30 per dozen *
  • – Fig jam and chevre on crostini
    $30 per dozen *
  • – Warm mushroom and gruyere on a crostini
    $30 per dozen *

Stuffed Mushrooms
$24 per dozen

  • – Bacon, spinach and leek *
  • – Italian sausage and peppers *
  • – Spinach, leek and sun-dried tomato *

Lamb lollipop chops
$54 per dozen

  • – Herbed rack of lamb with mint chutney **
  • – Hoisin rack of lamb with hoisin glazed onions **

Prosciutto wrapped grissini
$24 per dozen

Moroccan spiced lamb meatballs in a cumin-scented tomato sauce
$36 per dozen

Smoked trout with toasted hazelnuts and crème fraiche in an endive leaf *
$48 per dozen

Basil and prosciutto wrapped prawns
$42 per dozen

5-spice smoked duck on a wonton chip with a plum drizzle *
$48 per dozeN

Roasted beets on a buckwheat blini with crème fraiche *
$36 per dozen

Smoked salmon on a blini with creme fraiche and caviar *
$42 per dozen

Mushroom pate served with crusty bread and brandied cranberry compote
$4.50 per person

Mushroom gruyere turnover with cranberry relish *
$36 per dozen

Mushroom duxelles in a phyllo cup *
$27 per dozen

Platter of cured meats with marinated and pickled vegetables, cornichons and mustards, with crusty bread
$8 per person

Brie en brioche – forget those store bought numbers – our brioche dough is made from scratch and makes a beautiful rich crust around molten brie filled with candied ginger and citron, or cranberries and hazelnuts *
$29 per wheel (serves 10-12)

Platter of local, domestic and international cheeses, garnished with fresh and dried fruit and nuts, served with crusty bread and crackers
$6 per person

Grilled and roasted vegetable platter: grilled marinated eggplant, cool roasted mushrooms, roasted peppers, grilled basil scented zucchini, balsamic roasted red onions and crusty bread
$6 per person

* must be warmed/assembled and plattered on site (additional set up fee may apply)

** requires an on-site chef (inquire when ordering)

 

Dessert:

Selection of On Safari’s house made holiday cookies & bars
$3.50 per person

Crème de menthe brownies
Nut bars
Cranberry-white chocolate bars
Russian tea cookies
Gingerbread men
Raspberry linzer cookies
Decorated shortbread and sugar cookies

(Baker’s assortment, or choose up to 4)

Pots de crème
$4 each

  • –  Minted white chocolate pots de crème with candy cane brittle
  • – Minted dark chocolate pots de crème with whipped cream and shaved chocolate

Buche de Noel 

  • – Full size (serves 26), $75
  • – Half size (serves 13), $49

La bête noire

A decadent flourless chocolate cake with chocolate ganache, served with whipped cream
$5 per person

Tartlets
$27 per dozen

  • – Pecan
  • – Lemon
  • – Cranberry
  • – Chocolate, caramel and walnut tart

Seasonal pies
$36 each

  • – Pumpkin pie, served with whipped cream
  • – Bourbon pecan pie
  • – Brandied chocolate pecan pie
  • – Apple pie with a hint of cinnamon, served with vanilla ice cream

Miscellaneous

Apple galette with fresh whipped cream and a caramel drizzle
$4.25 per person

Chocolate tart with candied blood oranges
$4.25 per person

Panettone bread pudding with whipped mascarpone
$5 per person

White chocolate mascarpone trifle
$5.00 per person

Warm lemon pudding
$4 per person

 

Holiday Beverages:

Peppermint hot chocolate with mini marshmallows and candy cane stir sticks
$2 per person

Caramel apple cider with cinnamon stick stir sticks
$2 per person

Cranberry mulled cider with cloves and allspice
$2 per person

Eggnog with nutmeg and cinnamon
$2 per person

Sparkling cranberry punch
$2 per person