Anyone who lives in Las Vegas knows the city offers so much more than roulette and wave pools. As Eater points out, “Las Vegas covers just about every genre of food imaginable.” So it can be hard to narrow down exactly what to look for in a caterer. Here’s a list of some of the best catering in Las Vegas, along with the most inventive dishes on their menus, to help guide your search for the best Vegas eats on and off the Strip.
Chickpeas Mediterranean Cafe serves up more than just Persian kebabs. But you really should try the kebabs. Flavorful cubes of beef tenderloin, tandoori chicken, or grilled vegetables come with either fluffy pita or leavened Taftoon bread. Over order on the flaky vegetable samosas. You can’t have too many of these little turnovers filled with potatoes and peas. And don’t forget to end the meal with honey-nut baklava or a rosewater-infused take on Napoleon cake. They make fingers sticky and mouths happy.
One of the best catering spots in Las Vegas, Maza’s Mediterranean Grill & Lounge, sings with Greek flavors of garlic and lemon on dishes of spit-roasted beef or chicken. The Greek Salad boasts cucumbers, red onions, Kalamata olives, and feta. Meanwhile, the Mediterranean Salad loads on a garden of scallions, mint, dill, cilantro, parsley, and basil. But what if you’re craving a touch of warmth? Try a crock of cumin-laced lentil soup. No matter what you eat, you’ll always leave full and satisfied.
Mother-and-daughter team Wendy and Jenny Baumgartner have fun with their menu of booze-inspired cookies. And they want you to, too. Introductions include the caramel-stuffed chocolate chip and pecan Nookie Cookie and the Oreo Kitchen Sink, which sandwiches fudgy brownies and Oreos in one. For a happier-happy-hour meeting, throw in a few booze-infused Limoncello, Pina Colada, or Chocolate Mojito cookies. They will definitely give you a sugar high. So remember to order a few gallons of milk or coffee for the perfect dipper.
Chef William Hummons promises his “presentation is popular, but the food is the star of the show” at SinCity Soul Deli Caribbean BBQ. His sweet Caribbean sauce drips on platters of ribs, BBQ beef rib tips, and brisket. For the best Taco Tuesday Las Vegas catering has to offer, try the brisket, jerk chicken, pulled pork, or BBQ shrimp in a tortilla with all the fixings. And for extra social affairs where eaters linger, half-orders of peas and rice, mac & cheese, and Caribbean baked beans bulk up eager plates.
Macaroni Grill knows that the best catering in Las Vegas means you need to spice up your weekly food orders with variety now and then. They’ve got you covered, no matter the plan. Individually boxed lunches of calzones, paninis, and salads offer full flavor in a compact setup. Trays of comforting lasagna and spaghetti and meatballs are perfect for a crowd. For a bit of splash, the Create-Your-Own-Pasta Bar allows full customization. You can scoop your own spaghetti, penne, and rigatoni with Bolognese, pesto, and Pomodoro. It’s spiced up, indeed.
According to Las Vegas Weekly, Jessie Rae’s BBQ is “eclectic, aggressively flavored if subtly smoky,” and covered in a God Sauce “as close to brilliance as barbecue sauce gets.” Bringing that God Sauce and subtle smoke is a cinch. Four catering packages allow you to customize how many proteins, sides, and add-ons best fit your crew. Combine smoky sausage, chicken thighs, ribs, brisket, and chicken with potatoes, mac & cheese, and corn with smoked butter to your Vegas-barbecue heart’s content.
“The crust is the canvas” at Above the Crust, a New York-style pizzeria. Classic cheese is a fan favorite. But look no further if craving creativity. Pies come topped with Baked Ziti, BBQ Chicken, Philly Cheesesteak, or Buffalo Chicken. For the meat-averse, there’s the loaded Veggie or the Greek white pizza with spinach, feta, and black olives. Prepared to be inspired with some outside-the-pizza-box creative thinking of your own.
Las Vegas catering would be replete without the pizazz of the Strip. And the Strip would be far less delicious without Strip View Cafe. The expansive specialty sandwich menu includes clubs, Panini, and subs loaded with hot and cold fillings for meat and veggie eaters alike. Think: classics like a Tuna Melt with provolone or the exotic vegetarian Caprese Panini with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, and olive oil. Each sandwich comes with a side green salad or creamy potato, tomato-basil, or cold cucumber soup. Finish off with a luscious crème caramel or tiramisu, just because it’s Vegas, baby.
The best catering in Las Vegas means you get all of your favorite foods on one menu with The Blind Pig. Do you want chicken wings, mini egg rolls, stuffed mushrooms, and fried zucchini all on one app menu? They’ve got that. Entrees range from deli sandwiches to cheese ravioli, stuffed shells, and chicken Parmesan, too. Trays of cookies and mini pastries disappear no matter how much you order because they’re just that good.
Harmony and balance come together with P.F. Chang’s Chinese cuisine, where fan (grains and starch) meet t’sai (meats and vegetables). Popular entrees include Chang’s Spicy Chicken and Beef with Broccoli, a tender flank steak seasoned with ginger and garlic. The vegetarian Coconut Curry Vegetables pulls tofu and peanuts in a warm yellow curry sauce. And a generous gluten-free menu heaps rice and rice-noodles together various proteins and vegetables. The best of t’sai and Asian flavors coming together with every bite.
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