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Holiday Celebration in Catering Folsom, CA

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Holiday Celebration in Catering Folsom, CA

While we are enjoying the last of summer, traditionally, August & September are our busiest months for planning & booking arrangements for your holiday celebration. It is a great idea to look ahead and secure your preferred holiday party date, venue and catering in early fall.

After you have set the date and determined your venue, you will want to decide what style of menu and service will set the stage for your party. We cater all styles of holiday celebrations from fun office luncheons, festive cocktail parties to formal winter balls. For your in-office celebration we offer a wonder variety of delicious menus weather you are looking for the traditional holiday fare or some of our truly unique gourmet winter dishes. Here is a sampling of these menus:

  • Traditional Holiday Table Buffet
  • Oven Roasted Turkey with Pan Gravy
  • California Salad with Pear, Dates and Pecans with Balsamic Dressing
  • Baked Ham with Apricot Pineapple Glaze
  • Sourdough Stuffing with Braised Winter Vegetables and Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes Roasted Autumn Vegetables
  • Assorted Bread Basket Festive Holiday Dessert Display

Festive Table Buffet

  • Classic Caesar Salad with Romano Croutons
  • Anti Pasta Platter with Grilled Vegetables, Marinated Olives, Mushrooms & Peppers
  • Chicken Sautee with Artichokes and Mushrooms
  • Prawn Cannelloni with Tarragon Cream Sauce
  • Risotto with Bacon, Porcini Mushrooms & Peas
  • Assorted Bread Basket
  • Festive Holiday Dessert Display
  • Country Table Buffet
  • Baby Green Salad with Fresh Herb Vinaigrette
  • Roasted Tri-Tip of Beef & Wild Mushroom Stew
  • Roast Pork Loin with Red Currant & Pine Nut Demi Glaze
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
  • Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  • Roasted Winter Vegetables
  • Assorted Bread Basket
  • Festive Fresh Baked Dessert Bars & Cookies

If your celebration is formal, you may wish to offer your guests something a bit more elegant, we offer beautiful buffets that include carving stations and beautifully displayed “Candy Cane Lane” dessert buffets to include our signature Crème Brule, Chocolate Decadence and Burnt Almond Ricotta Cheese. Here are a few examples of these menus:

Winter Table Buffet

  • Baby Green Salad with Fresh Basil, Mozzarella Cheese & Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette
  • Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin
  • Braised Chicken Finished with a Syrah
  • Reduction Shallots and Wild Mushrooms
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Roasted Autumn Vegetables
  • Thyme Roasted Apples and Onions
  • Assorted Bread Basket
  • Festive Holiday Dessert Display

Lavish Table Buffet

  • Roasted Prime Rib of Beef with Horseradish Cream
  • Grilled Salmon with Fire Roasted Tomato, Caper & Olives
  • Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
  • Steamed Green Beans with Portabella Mushroom & Caramelized Onion
  • Spinach Salad with Red Pear, Dried Cranberries & Toasted Hazelnuts with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Ambrosia Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Assorted Bread Basket
  • Festive Holiday Dessert Display

If your preference is to create a festive cocktail party or reception before your favorite winter concert, ballet or play, we have pared some of the best flavors of the season for our Holiday Reception Menu. This menu can also be formatted into themed stations or a wine tasting menu:

Holiday Celebration Reception Menu

  • European Cheese, & Fresh Fruit with Home Baked Crostini, Foccacia & Toast
  • Charcuterie Display of Artisan Salami, Cured Meats, Cheeses,
  • Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Peppers & Olives
  • Classic Seared Filet of Beef En Croute with Béarnaise Sauce 
  • Warm Red Pear, Maytag Blue Cheese and Almond Strudel
  • Wild Mushroom Ragout on Crispy Polenta with Fontina Cheese
  • Smoked Salmon and Red Pepper Roulades
  • Crab Risotto Cakes with Fresh Red Pepper Tapenade
  • Skewered Grilled Prawn with Rosemary Lemon Aioli

At Gaston Catering we look forward to helping you plan the perfect menu for your holiday celebration pared with top notch service so your event will be worry free.


Gaston Catering & Event Company

2795 East Bidwell Street, Ste 100 - 133
Folsom, CA 95630

Phone: (916) 984-8592

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