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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Thanksgiving and Holiday 2021 Menus

Years of love and family tradition have been poured into our Thanksgiving and Holiday Menus to ensure that both you and yours can eat, drink and be merry. Allow us to share a part in these special moments by taking over the cooking and baking responsibilities while you relax and enjoy this holiday season with loved ones. Our festive menus are made to bring everyone to the dining table to enjoy excellently prepared foods, share jokes, uphold your family traditions, and remember what you are thankful for. Inspired by the Czar of Catering, Jay, and the Matriarch of Ellie’s Table, Eleanor, our Thanksgiving Menu and 2021 Holiday Menu are filled with irresistible entrees, soulful sides, full of flavor hors d’oeuvres, decadent desserts and more. From our family to yours, let’s enjoy the holiday season together.


Give thanks and gather with our Thanksgiving Menu. From a traditional turkey dinner to boxed Thanksgiving meals and everything in-between, all your seasonal favorites are ready for sharing.

Going the traditional route this year? Our Ultimate Thanksgiving Meal package includes Herb Roasted Traditional Whole Turkey, Old Fashioned Honey Glazed Ham, Charcuterie Tray, Apple Nut, Sausage or Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Old Fashioned Sage Turkey Gravy, Cranberry and Citrus Relish, Traditional Candied Yams with Pecans and Marshmallows, Pear and Walnut Salad and Fresh Baked Cheese Rolls.

Looking for just the seasonal staples? Our Thanksgiving Helper package has Herb Roasted Traditional Whole Turkey, your choice of stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Old Fashioned Sage Turkey Gravy and Cranberry and Citrus Relish.  


Host the holidays your way with our 2021 Holiday Menu. We’re serving up heartwarming dishes and comforting foods like sweet, sliced ham, buttery mashed potatoes, rich pumpkin pie cake, warm green beans and so much more! Dress to impress with our culinary created Chef’s Choice Menu or cozy up by the fireplace with our Signature Buffets. There is something for everyone and any style of event on our 2021 Holiday Menu.


Hand selected and filled with customer favorites, our Christmas Eve Menu is the newest addition to our Holiday Menu. Spice up your night before Christmas with flavorful hors d’oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees, and decadent desserts, or brighten up your morning with breakfast and pastry offerings. All orders placed for Christmas Eve, December 24th, must make their menu selections from this thoughtfully designed menu.

Get your orders in before it's too late as our popular dates of December 4th, 10th, 11th, 16th, 17th and 18th are usually among the first to close, although we do fill up many dates throughout the holiday season. We require a minimum of two days’ notice for pickup orders, three days’ notice for deliveries, and 7 days’ notice for executive setups and staffed events, but please place your order as early as possible. Minimum food order of $500 for local delivery (within 25 miles of Jay’s Catering).

Give us a call at 714-636-6045 or email us at to inquire about your holiday needs!

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