With the shorter days of fall comes an increased need to fill our bellies with serious comfort food! The air carries whiffs of cinnamon, foliage, and the richness of harvest time. Bi-Rite Catering has some amazing new ideas for your autumn celebrations – whether it’s for someone who passed the Bar Exam, a Halloween hootenanny, or a cocktail reception for your biggest client. You are so covered! Our new savory tartlet options are always eagerly anticipated, and the Harvest menu is introducing a great one. Our Savory Tartlets with Roasted Wild Mushrooms, Melted Leeks, Ricotta and Thyme are earthy and fantastic, with light pastry and a touch of herbs. Also coming fresh from our ovens: a new Focaccia Flatbread with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Apples, Bacon, Goat Cheese and Chives. You’ll really get a sense of the flavors of fall with the Focaccia Finger Sandwich with Porchetta, Fall Fruit Mostarda, Parmigiano Reggiano and Aioli on Salted Focaccia. You’re looking for amazing sides, too – no one can subsist on yummy bread products alone! (Although we can try, right?) For the gluten-free among you, the French Lentil and Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Truffle Oil and Herbs is filling and aromatic and the Rancho Gordo Heirloom Bean and Quinoa Salad with Roasted Poblano Peppers, Cumin and Charred Tomato Vinaigrette is smoky and sublime. Add a leafy Salad of Local Chicories with Roasted Delicata Squash, Currants, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds with Sage, and Maple Cider Dressing and you can feed an army with little to no effort on your part. Check out the rest of our catering menu here for seasonal picks and our tried and true favorites. If you need delivery or you want to pick it up at either of our markets, it’s no problem! Now go jump in a pile of leaves or something! These new additions, as well as our complete Catering Menu, are available to order beginning Saturday, October 4 after 3pm, for events starting Monday, October 6 or after. Contact us for assistance with planning your fabulous fall event!
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In addition to our two Markets, our Creamery and our work with our non-profit partner 18 Reasons, Bi-Rite also offers the best catering service available in the city of San Francisco. With our mission of “Creating Community Through Food,” we treat every catering order from start to finish as if we’re serving guests in our own home.
So naturally the items we serve your catered events are the those we love ourselves, are proud to serve, and want to share with you and your guests. With those goals in mind, we are pleased to be working with two new exclusive beverage suppliers, Ritual Coffee Roasters and Mighty Leaf Tea.
Ritual Coffee Roasters is a San Francisco favorite. Their Mission location is around the corner from our Bi-Rite Market 18th Street and is a favored hangout for our staff and guests. The Ritual gang are known for the care and attention they lavish on every step of their production process, and we love that they work with producers who, as Ritual says, care for their trees as they would their children.
Mighty Leaf Tea is a San Francisco-based tea company that globally sources the finest ingredients available for their handcrafted teas. They encourage sustainable farming and production methods for tea-growing regions worldwide, through their partnerships and sourcing practices. We love their tea because of its variety and delicious taste, and we love that their mission includes sustainability and fair trade.
These two new exclusive relationships enable us to offer hot beverages at your next catered event that are guaranteed to be crowd-pleasers. You can learn more about our Bi-Rite Catering services and browse our other offerings on our website. Call or email us today to set up your event!
You did it. You’re done! You’ve run the gauntlet, slain the dragon, put in your hard time. You’re graduating! Or, your kid is graduating! It’s the season of accomplishment, of literal and metaphorical books closing. The work is done, and it’s time to sit back, relax, celebrate, and, oh yeah, EAT!
Bi-Rite Catering can make the eating part of your celebration delicious and easy. We can deliver pretty platters and baskets of food directly to your door – not the usual catering fare, either. We’re talking hand-prepared savory tartlets on light-as-air, buttery pastry. Crispy flatbreads with seasonal ingredients. Entrees of slow-roasted salmon and peppered beef sirloin. And organic kale! Our farro and kale salad has bright flavors. We also offer a wide selection of wine and beer for the of-age crowd. For the high schools grads among you we can deliver soft drinks, tea, and all manner of bubbly and un-bubbly water.
If you want to throw a big ol’ shindig, with servers passing around trays, a bartender mixing drinks, and a lot less work for you, we have that covered as well. Full Service events are something we rock at–and you get to play around with the menu a little more, too. Bi-Rite Catering can supply you with anything you need for your graduation season hoedown. You can peruse the menu, fill out an inquiry form, and the ball will be officially rolling! Good work and congratulations!
This December, make your holiday entertaining even more meaningful with Bi-Rite Catering!
Nourish your guests and your local community through our Catering for Community Program. From December 1st to 31st 2013, we’ll donate 10% of your catering order directly to your favorite San Francisco elementary or secondary school. Just mention your school’s name when you order – any event or order is eligible. At the end of the promotion, we will tally up the credits for each school, and cut them a check. It’s that simple!
Kick off your season for giving and good cheer with our new 2013 Peak of the Season Holiday Menu. Starting Monday, December 2nd we’ll offer these seasonal, savory party platters for a limited time only. Early ordering is encouraged!
2013 Peak of the Season Holiday 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
At Bi-Rite Catering, we combine the delicious locally-sourced fresh ingredients we sell at Bi-Rite Market with sweets from Bi-Rite Creamery, and produce from Bi-Rite Farms to create our menus. For any of your holiday parties, from large to small, corporate or private, at a rented venue or in your home, we pride ourselves on serving really delicious food, simply-presented, that will nourish your guests while supporting our local community.
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Help your school raise money! During the months of May and June, if you’re a parent, alumni, friend, or staff member of a San Francisco primary or secondary school- Tell us the name of that school when you call to place a catering order for your own event and WE’LL DONATE 10% of the value of your order directly to that school to support their fundraising efforts!
To honor the work that goes into nourishing our community’s minds, let us nourish the rest. We cater every kind of event, from end of year school gatherings to class picnics to parties and graduation celebrations at school or at home.
Focaccia Flatbread with Artichoke Hearts, Marinara and Four Cheeses
Pomegranate-Marinated Free Range Chicken Skewers with Mint-Yogurt Dipping Sauce
Focaccia Finger Sandwich Platters–choose between turkey, ham, roast beef, and more
Mini Cupcakes made from Scratch by our Creamery & Bakeshop
Combine these and other delicious options from our Catering Menu with sweets from Bi-Rite Creamery & Bakeshop. Then let our wine team pick out something special to compliment your menu and we promise all you’ll be doing is enjoying your guests’ company.
P.S. If you rent out 18 Reasons for your grad party, we’ll cater!
Asparagus, arugula, fava beans…bring on the green produce gods and goddesses, spring has sprung at Bi-Rite! Citrus staples are holding strong while strawberries and beets add a punch of red to our spring seasonal offerings.
Our talented catering chefs have been hard at work crafting our new Spring Peak of Season Menu and these favorites are sure to leave your stomach as satisfied as the warm spring days ahead. Some new highlights:
Harissa and Preserved Lemon-Marinated and Grilled Lamb Loin Skewers, served with Cucumber Raita Dipping Sauce
Gluten-free Penne Pasta Salad with Asparagus, English Peas, Artichokes, Dill and Agave Nectar-Champagne Vinaigrette (you’d never guess the pasta is gluten-free!)
Graduation season is fast approaching. Place your order soon (415-241-9760 x 1) to take the pressure off and let us help plan your event!
March: the month where winter and spring meet. Or, in the alternate reality of San Francisco, June: the month where winter and spring meet. Sorry SF, but our farm fields heed to the calendar seasons as well, bringing us one more month of Brussels sprout goodness, citrus brightness and chicory earthiness.
Move over polenta bites, our Wild Mushroom Cakes served with Sriracha Aioli are here to spice things up. Sayonara broccoli pasta salad, our Farro and Raw Kale Salad with Mushrooms and Shaved Parmesan has stolen the spotlight.
Plus, we’ve added the perfect Antipasti Platter loaded with grilled veggies, olives, housemade pickles, and salumi.
Don’t worry, we’ve held on to crowd favorites such as the Grilled Beef Sirloin Skewers with Argentinian Chimichurri sauce and the Classic Crab Cakes—we’ve just added more to the roster!
Check out our fully revamped a la carte menu here.
Please reach out to us if you want guidance planning any event—our catering team is always happy to help!