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Winter 2013 Catering Menu

The holiday season is behind us (phew!) so now let the fun begin! The sun is shining, the pressure is off, snow is falling in the mountains, and it’s darn close to bbq weather in the city—party on, party people. Gather your friends and start the New Year off on the right foot. Let us take care of the food and drink so you can truly activate the much anticipated winter wind down.

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Savory Tartlets with Porcini Mushrooms, Mascarpone, Grilled Chicories and Chile Flakes

The citrus bomb has exploded at Bi-Rite, with local farmers bringing juicy oranges, mandarins, grapefruits and more to our shelves; winter greens are at their hearty best, perfect for salads or sautés. We’re putting all of these into the dishes on our new Winter Peak of the Season Menu, which kicks off today and includes these favorites:

Mole-Marinated and Toasted Sesame-Crusted Filet Mignon Skewers with Mexican Crema Dipping Sauce

Savory Tartlets with Porcini Mushrooms, Mascarpone, Grilled Chicories and Chile Flakes 

Soba Noodle Salad with Stir-Fried Brussels Sprouts, Chiles, Scallions and Soy-Ginger Vinaigrette  

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Potato Cups with Crab, Celery, Chives & Meyer Lemon Aioli

White Bean and Butternut Squash Salad with Ham, Dried Cranberries and Lemon-Mustard Vinaigrette 

Splurge on the:

Banana Cupcakes with Pecan Toffee Buttercream

Trust us, they’re worth it.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you want guidance planning any event—our catering team is always happy to help!

Has the at-home party lost its appeal? Has the office board room lost its luster? Looking for another venue to host your events? Consider our community space, 18 Reasons. Located next door to the Creamery on 18th Street, 18 Reasons is available to rent out and is the perfect spot for an intimate dinner, birthday party, family brunch, or rehearsal dinner. We’ll cater the food and drink—all you have to do is show up. Full rental information and inquiry form is available here.


Holiday Party Platters from our Catering Team

Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli

I know you have turkey on the brain right now, but Thanksgiving is only the first holiday of the season.  This year our catering department is sure to be busier than last year, so we encourage you to plan your Holiday party early and call us to put in your order as soon as you can!

Our Peak of the Season Holiday menu will be available beginning Friday, November 30th; here’s a sneak peak at our savory menu:

Savory Tartlets with Truffle, Cauliflower, Ricotta, Parmesan and Chives

House-Smoked Salmon with Tobiko Caviar on Anna’s Daughter’s Rye with Caper Cream Cheese and Fresh Dill

Focaccia Flatbread with Pears, Bacon and Goat Cheese  

Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli

Beef Tenderloin Skewers with Horseradish-Chive Sour Cream Sauce

Mini Empanadas with Butternut Squash, Wild Mushrooms, Mascarpone, Rosemary and Chile Flakes

Spanish Tortilla with Spinach, House-Made Chorizo and Manchego Cheese; served with Romesco sauce

Looking for a venue to host your holiday gathering? Our community space 18 Reasons (located at 3674 18th Street, next door to the Creamery) is available to rent.  Book it for your party…we’ll cater the food and drink!  Dates are filling up fast, so submit a rental request here and call us (415-241-9760 x 1) with any questions.

 

 


Holiday Guide & Menus 2012

Click here to view and print our Holiday Guide! We’re taking pre-orders now, give us a call at 415-241-9760 x 3.

We’re so excited to bring you our first ever Holiday Guide, your one stop shop for a tasty holiday, Bi-Rite style. Inside you’ll find:

-Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah menus

-Turkey options: pre-order yours today!

-Holiday Wine Blitz details

-Sweet Weeks details

-Catering ideas–platters or full service

-Cheese platter tips and our favorites for the holiday

-Pies, holiday ice cream and other sweets from Bi-Rite Creamery

-Gift ideas: 18 Reasons classes, gift boxes, chocolates, special occasion booze, and more…

-Ordering info and deadlines for holiday pre-orders

 

 


Our Fall Harvest Catering Menu

What?!  Fall is around the corner? Already?

Don’t worry, we have the regularly scheduled San Francisco Indian Summer to enjoy first. Plus, we’re offering new fall catering specials to overlap with this late summer weather!  With amazing seasonal produce from both summer and fall to celebrate (crisp local apples are rolling in, juicy tomatoes are still going strong), we’re calling this our “Harvest” Peak of the Season menu.

Our new Fall Harvest Menu is available for orders! A few highlights:

Focaccia Flatbread with Figs, Caramelized Onions, Ricotta, Feta and Fresh Thyme

Savory Tartlets with Caramelized Apple, Bacon, Onions and Goat Cheese

Rancho Gordo Bean and Quinoa Salad with Roasted Poblano Peppers, Cumin and Smoked Tomato Vinaigrette

Mini Ciabatta Sandwiches with Tomato Marmalade, Basil, Arugula and Farmer’s Cheese

Whether it’s a family gathering, picnic in the park, or a dinner with friends, our platters are perfect for any event you want to make a little easier on yourself.  You can pick up at the store, or we can deliver right to your doorstep.  And, as always, if you need more than just food, we can also provide full-service catering with custom menus, all your needed rentals, full bar, and charming staff who are dedicated to serving your guests as if they were our own.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions or want guidance planning an event!

 


Early Summer 2012 Catering Menu

Fire up that grill, pick up a bottle of crisp white wine, some chicken or beef in one of our butchers’ amazing marinades, and round out your backyard party with some of our new early summer catering platters.

Melons,  stone fruit, cucumbers, the first of the season corn…summer has started here at Bi-Rite, and it’s time to celebrate it!

Some of my favorite new platters on our summer catering menu are: 

Cucumber Cups with Grilled Wild Salmon, Shaved Radish, Lime and Cilantro

Corn and Tomato Salad with Cucumbers, Peppers, Red Onions, Herbs and Red Wine Vinaigrette

Lebanese Lentil Salad with Haloumi Cheese, Cucumbers, Fresh Tomatoes and Mint

Check our our full menu of peak-of-season specials, and please don’t hesitate to reach out if you want guidance planning any event!

Enjoy!

Michael


Late Spring Catering Specials for your favorite Grad or Dad

Whether it’s a graduation celebration, or that special day when we honor everything we love about Dad, you know you have something to celebrate on the horizon.  What better way to tell Dad how awesome he is, or that new grad how proud you are, than with a platter of their favorite food from Bi-Rite Catering?

The pastured eggs awaiting a marriage with roasted beets & new potatoes for our new salad!

We have some new late spring specials to share with you, including:

Roasted Beet, Pastured Egg and New Potato Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Grilled Summer Squash, Red Onion and Cherry Tomato Salad with Parsley-Caper Vinaigrette

And of course we have our best-selling favorites, like…

Focaccia Finger Sandwiches with Achiote-Marinated Free-Range Chicken Breast and Chipotle-Lime Aioli

Grilled Beef Sirloin Skewers with Chimichurri sauce

Check our our full menu of peak-of-season specials, and please don’t hesitate to reach out if you want guidance planning any event!


Our Recipe to Make Mom Smile

Looking ahead to Mother’s Day on Sunday May 13th? Let us be your one-stop shopping spot: not only do our produce buyers Simon and Matt fill our sidewalk with beautiful flowers for the occasion (moms love flowers), but Kate on the grocery team has an amazing selection of chocolates to choose from (moms love chocolate), and Trac, our wine buyer, has wines to suit every taste (moms love wine). To keep up with the Joneses, we in the catering department have delicious spring specials for that perfect Mother’s Day brunch (moms love food)…

Rosé City!

Savory Tartlets with Fava Bean Puree, Olives, Lemon and Pecorino

Grilled Asparagus with Marcona Almonds and Shaved Manchego (moms love asparagus!) 

Bi-Rite Creamery’s Banana Cupcakes with Pecan Toffee Buttercream

Find these and more on our Peak of the Season Menu; give us a call (415-241-9760 x 1) or email us if you want to brainstorm an upcoming event together!


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New Catering Dishes that Put the Exotic into Spring Eating

Pasta Primavera with Asparagus, English Peas, Confit of Spring Garlic and Fresh Mint

When our chefs gave us a sneak peak taste of the dishes on our new spring catering menu, I was blown away by the vibrant flavors that almost had me tasting the earth the ingredients grew out of! The menu’s anchored in produce like grilled asparagus and favas, and may be our most exotic yet from the Moroccan Carrot and Snap Pea Salad with Charmoula Vinaigrette to the Mojo-Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin Skewers.

Moroccan Carrot and Snap Pea Salad with Charmoula Vinaigrette

“We have a diverse community and we want to reflect that diversity in our menu,” says Chef Eddy.

Chef Linh seconds that sentiment: “To be able to highlight different cuisines is fun not only for our kitchen, but also fun for the guests.”

Want to know my personal favorites from our new menu?

Savory Tartlets with Fava Bean Puree, Lemon, and Pecorino

Jamon Serrano Rolls with Grilled Asparagus and Parmigiano-Reggiano

Roasted Cauliflower Agrodolce with Currants, Fried Shallots and Anchovy

Creamsicle Cupcakes (yellow cupcake with orange and vanilla buttercream) from Bi-Rite Creamery 

Check out our full Peak of the Season Menu, and give us a call (415-241-9760 x 1) if you want to brainstorm an upcoming event together!

Enjoy!

 


Catering for the Red Carpet and Beyond

Although today’s balmy weather hints that spring is around the corner, the dishes on our late winter catering menu are going strong. Our “Peak of the Season” menu selections are a perfect complement for work luncheons, a weekend get-together, or this Sunday’s Oscar celebration…why not make your Oscar bets while enjoying some award-worthy nibbles from our catering menu? Top it off with a lively Monthuys Pere & Fils Champagne and the Creamery’s decadent Chocolate Midnight Cupcakes, and your night will be red carpet worthy!

A tower of mini cupcakes from the Creamery

Our catering team’s favorites on the menu include:

Focaccia Flatbread with Potatoes, Bacon, Fontina, Goat Cheese, Ricotta and Fresh Thyme 

Crostini with New Orleans-style Dungeness Crab and Artichoke Spread with Parmesan, Peppers, Celery, Chives, Parsley and a touch of Tabasco

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Lentil Salad with Orange Zest

Chocolate Midnight Cupcakes with White Chocolate Buttercream and Chocolate Glaze

If ordering for Oscar Sunday, please make sure that you have put in your order before 3 pm on Friday 2/24 (or 3 pm on Thursday 2/23 if your order includes any sweets from the Creamery).

 

 

 

 


Our New Fall “Peak of the Season” Catering Menu

Party Platters

Savory Tartlets with Slow-Cooked Broccoli, Caramelized Onions, Ricotta, Pecorino, Chile Flakes and Olives  (30 pieces) $55

Buffalo-Style Free-Range Chicken Skewers with Pt. Reyes Blue Cheese Dip (30 pieces) $60

Focaccia Flatbread with Pears, Bacon and Goat Cheese (36 pieces) $55

Mini Acme Baguette Sandwiches: Roasted Yams, Goat Cheese and Cilantro Pesto (24 pieces) $50

Focaccia Finger Sandwiches: Grilled Balsamic-Marinated Portobello Mushrooms, Pesto Aioli, Piquillo Peppers and Arugula (36 pieces) $60

Entrees, Sides and Salad Platters

Serves 12 to 15   (to be served at room temperature)

Farro Salad with Grilled Radicchio, Roasted Pears and Sherry Vinaigrette $55

Red Beet Salad with Grilled Balsamic Onions and Horseradish Vinaigrette $55

Farfalle Pasta Salad with Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Preserved Meyer Lemon and Toasted Pistachios $60

Heirloom Bean Salad with Winter Squash, Roasted Fennel, Balsamic Grilled Onions and Coriander Vinaigrette $55

Seasonal Fall Fruit Salad with Apples, Pears and Citrus $50

Desserts

Pumpkin Cupcakes with Macadamia Nut Crunch Buttercream

Caramel Apple Cupcakes with Spiced Caramel Buttercream

Full size, $30 per dozen

Minis, $20 per dozen