6 Catering Companies in San Francisco to Hire for Your Event

Photography & Caterer: Culinary Eye Catering & Events | Venue & Bar: The Pearl

From endless burritos, brunches, and bistros filling Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco’s buzzing food scene is no secret to its locals or tourists. But the coastal city’s culinary coups don’t stop there — San Francisco catering is equally as notable. From weddings and social events to corporate events, these San Francisco caterers consistently impress with their creativity and customization. We share 6 catering companies in San Francisco who will make your Bay Area event one to savor forever.

Culinary Eye Catering & Events

culinary eye
Photographer: Hazel Photo | Caterer: Culinary Eye Catering & Events | Venue & Rentals: Blueprint Studios

For customized & creative menus that have personal meaning…

For colorful and creative cuisine, look no further than Culinary Eye Catering & Events. Their talented team of chefs, artists, designers, and more ensure uniqueness in every dish, at every event. By avoiding traditional fixed menus and meals, Culinary Eye Catering & Events is able to innovate freely, creating memorable and out-of-the-box culinary experiences.

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the girl & the fig CATERS!

girl and the fig caters!
Photographer: Melania Mahoney Photography | Caterer: the girl & the fig CATERS! | Venue: Vintage Kennel Club

For Wine Country cuisine with an elegant French flair…

The experts at the girl & the fig CATERS! know how to make each event — and bite of food — a special experience. Inspired by the beautiful bounty of Sonoma’s wine country, this caterer keeps seasonality and respect for the planet at the center of all that they do. The team grows much of their own produce, allowing for fresh dishes which can be passed or served at their action stations including a ramen noodle bar, raw bar, and French fry bar.

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Hog Island Oyster Co.

hog island oyster co
Photographer: Janine Licare Photography | Planner: Cole Drake Events | Caterer: Hog Island Oyster Co. | Venue: Auberge du Soleil

For the best selection of the coast’s freshest seafood…

Raw or BBQ style, Hog Island Oyster Co. is your one stop shop for shucking. The team customizes each oyster bar specifically to the event, and supplies all the ice, lemon, and fixings you’ll need. Their shellfish is all hand raised in Tomales Bay, on the coast of Northern California.

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Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events

Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events
Photographer: Sylvie Gil Photography | Planner: Myka Haddad - A Modern Plan | Caterer: Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events | Venue: Beaulieu Garden

For an event with a big vision…

Founded in 1980, Paula LeDuc Fine Catering & Events has spent years honing their culinary craft as one of the top San Francisco caterers. Their mouthwatering menus — of all styles — have earned this team quite the impressive clientele. As a full-service company, they have transformed events with their food, beverage, service, design and production.

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Taste Catering & Event Planning

Taste Catering & Event Planning
Photographer: James Hall Photography | Production, Design & Caterer: Taste Catering & Event Planning

For locally-sourced seasonal goods from local farmers…

Taste Catering & Event Planning takes pride in their local sourcing of food and produce. They have built strong relationships with Bay Area farmers, many of which grow specialty items specifically for the team. This has allowed for completely customized events and gourmet menus curated by their event designers.

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The Vegetarian Gourmet

Photographer & Caterer: The Vegetarian Gourmet | Venue: Devil’s Canyon Brewery

For inspired vegan and vegetarian options…

The Vegetarian Gourmet goes above and beyond when it comes to vegetarian and vegan menu options at events. Their seasonal menus pull inspiration from places around the world — including the Mediterranean, India, Southeast Asia, and selected European cuisines. With over 22 years of experience catering all sorts of events, The Vegetarian Gourmet works closely with their clients to create a seamless experience.

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