Hailed “Hong Kong’s Greenest Caterer”, Invisible Kitchen has definitely made its mark when it comes to high-quality, eco-conscious and sustainable gourmet catering. Focused on delivering wholesome chef-cooked food to homes, offices and on-site events, Chef Tom Burney (Invisible Kitchen’s founder) uses only the highest quality produce and sources the best fresh and seasonal ingredients for his delicious cuisine. Going above and beyond in its commitment to responsible catering, Invisible Kitchen grows its own veggies and micro herbs, uses only environmentally-friendly and reusable tableware, sources from local and sustainable farms, and even offers plenty of exciting plant-based options! Set menu prices start at $145 per person for canapes, and $200 per head for buffets, with bespoke and tailored offerings available for larger events, including innovative vegetarian options.
Sassy Perk: If you’re after a truly bespoke menu, get in touch with Invisible Kitchen and mention this article, and Chef Tom will design one bespoke canape uniquely for you and your event!
Invisible Kitchen, 2711 5788, [email protected], www.invisiblekitchen.com
For all of your catering needs, look no further than Knead. Whether you’re organising an office event, junk party, or birthday bash, Knead is sure to have you covered with its offerings of fresh sandwiches, tasty salads, delicious canapes and homemade sweet treats. The Regular Lunch Set is priced at just $98 per person, and includes a full spread of sandwiches, along with a salad and brownies. Knead also offers up unbeatable breakfast catering, with options that include scrumptious pastries, mini breakfast sandwiches, homemade yoghurts and more. Order online for a fuss-free event, and don’t forget that you can also book out its Sheung Wan location for private parties – talk about a one-stop shop!
Sassy Perk: Sassy readers can enjoy a 10% discount on all online catering orders! Just select “Sassy Perk 10% off” at the checkout to make use of the offer. Valid until Wednesday, 5 July 2019.
Knead, G/F, 28 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2851 7778, [email protected], www.kneadhk.com
NOSH prides itself on being one of Hong Kong’s healthiest meal delivery services, offering up nutritious and calorie-controlled meals for both delivery and takeaway. But along with its signature meal plans, NOSH also offers a range of catering options. And whether you’re planning a company conference, product launch or an office party, its Corporate Catering is sure to go down a treat. Catering for groups of between 30 and 500, all menus can be specially selected and designed to suit your requirements, with everything available from healthy bento boxes, to delicious and nutritious buffet options. During the summer months, you can also get your hands on NOSH’s junk catering packages, sure to have you covered with a plethora of cold and hot platters!
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NOSH, Unit 1914, Honour Industrial Building, 6 Sun Yip Street, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, 2388 1999, [email protected], www.nosh.hk
One of our favourite French chicken take-away shops, La Rotisserie, also does catering that’s ideal for private parties and business lunches. All the poultry is flown in from France and cooked to perfection, so you can be sure that quality is guaranteed. The juicy, fragrant and crispy chicken is always going to be a crowd pleaser, but catering options also include dishes such as quiches, chicken sandwiches and sides such as soups, salads, veggies and roasted potatoes (cooked in chicken gravy!). Plus don’t forget to order one of La Rotisserie’s famous chocolate cakes. Simple yet delicious, you’re sure to left satisfied.
La Rotisserie, various locations across Hong Kong, 2321 1102, [email protected], www.larotisserie.com.hk
Wow your guests by having The Green Platters cater your next event. As the name suggests, The Green Platters specialises in grazing tables that are as sustainable as they are delicious. Taking pride in minimal waste, its packaging is eco-friendly and biodegradable, and its grazing tables are adorned with vegetarian and vegan-friendly options that are organic, premium-quality and just downright scrumptious. Perfect for all events from corporate caterings to social gatherings.
The Green Platters, WhatsApp: 9494 8653, [email protected], www.thegreenplatters.com
Don’t let the name fool you – R & R Bagels isn’t just for grabbing a bagel and coffee on the go. Instead, think about a fun, new way to cater office meetings, with a delicious, satisfying assortment for any event. R & R’s deliciously chewy bagels are hand-rolled to its own in-house recipe, and are heavenly when slathered with one of its whipped cream cheeses or stuffed with fresh ingredients as part of its mouth-watering bagel sandwiches. The Catering Bundles are delivered straight to your door (or junk boat!) and include a selection of bagel sandwiches, bagels and cream cheese tubs, and you can also add cookies, brownies and muffins to your order.
R & R Bagels, 28 Li Yuen Street West, Central, 2792 2655, www.randrbagels.com
Want some yummy, home-made and fresh-baked goodies at your next business lunch? Ali Oli Bakery’s scrumptious bread and pastries can now be delivered right to your door! With its catering service, Ali Oli provides delicious bites for business meetings or casual parties with custom-made menus. With international cuisine and tasty snacks on offer, Ali Oli has it covered for a productive and palatable working lunch. You can decide if you want the food to be cooked on-site, or in its kitchen and brought to you at the event venue ready to serve.
Ali Oli Bakery & Café, G/F, 11 Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2792 2655, [email protected], www.alioli.com.hk
Dedicated to providing a memorable dining experience, the Delicious Team is at your beck and call. With different packages, such as the Christmas Menu, the BBQ Buffet, or the NYE Junk Package, there are loads of options to choose from. Each catering package has an on-site talented chef that’ll take care of everything, so you can sit back and enjoy your event. With years of al fresco knowledge and experience, Delicious takes pride in creating barbecue catering menus for corporate events and social gatherings, and everything in between. It also offers equipment rental and on-site wait staff, making it a convenient choice.
Delicious HK, 13 Po Tuck Street, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, 2559 0144, www.delicious-hk.com
When it comes to lunch in the office, Gingers offers a great Sandwich Lunch Box catering option. Whether you’re interested in salad, wrap or roll, you’ll be surprised how many varieties this caterer provides. And you won’t be disappointed with the quality either. Its Sandwich Lunch Box option will serve a minimum of 20 people for $145 per person. For private parties, the Simple Cocktail Party ($198 per person, for a minimum of 20 people) is perfect for all canapé lovers, with gluten-free and vegetarian options also available! From start to finish, the talented chef will take care of everything, and on-site wait staff is also available if required. Delivery charges apply separately, and equipment is available.
Read more: How To Run A Successful Catering Company In HK With Liz Seaton Of Gingers
Gingers, A1 Lower Ground, Hing Wah Mansions, 2 Oaklands Path, Mid Levels, Hong Kong, 2964 9160, [email protected], www.gingers.com.hk
HABITU has a passion for food and comfort, which is evident on its wonderful lunch menu. It offers a top-quality lunch menu made with organic produce for the perfect catered corporate or casual that’s both tasty and aesthetically pleasing. New menu options vary between comforting soups, refreshing salads, hearty lunchboxes (with dishes such as mango chicken curry or wild mushroom risotto) and gourmet sandwiches.
There are vegetarian and meat options on offer, so there is something for everyone. If you’re looking to end this work lunch on a sweet note, then be sure to also check out its sensational dessert options made fresh daily at the neighbourhood bakery.
HABITU, various locations across Hong Kong, 3550 0023, www.habitu.com.hk
It goes without saying that the quality of catering from Mandarin Oriental is exquisite. Under the leadership of Executive Chef Robin Zavou, the MO Catering team will create amazing menus and serve it right at your dining table. You can choose between Asian or Western cuisine, including choices for breakfast. And best of it all, you can bring the hotel’s famous afternoon tea to your party venue!
Read more: Your Ultimate Guide To Afternoon Teas In Hong Kong
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, 2825 4821, [email protected], www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong/hotel-venues/catering
Gather n Graze takes pride in offering up luxury and decadence, so guests are promised a dining experience like no other. Choose from a range of catering options from the Grazelette (serves up to 25 people), to The Indulgent Feast (serves up to 80 people). From small intimate moments, to big-time corporate events, each bespoke display is carefully crafted to have you covered and you can rest assured that the team works hard to deliver the best catering for your guests.
Gather n Graze, 5682 0393, [email protected], www.gatherngraze.com
Our French cuisine dreams have been answered by Monsieur CHATTÉ’s corporate lunch boxes. Next time you’re hosting a lunch at your office, bring a taste of France to the meeting with its variety of sets, prepared daily by native French chefs! Whether you’re looking for a lighter meal or a heavier option, this Sheung Wan restaurant has got it all, from corporate offerings, to cocktail party menus and even catering for your next junk.
Monsieur CHATTÉ, 121 Bonham Strand, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 3105 8077, www.monsieurchatte.com
For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Pomegranate Kitchen. Offering catering for all kinds of events, including junk trips, corporate events, family events and even picnic baskets, the flavourful cuisine is sure to get people talking. Pomegranate Kitchen also offers delivery for lunch on weekdays (click here for more info), and the staff is all about working closely with its customers, so you’ll know you’re going to be well taken care of.
Pomegranate Kitchen Unit 4B, Sing Tech Factory Building, 44 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, 2580 0663, www.pomegranate.com.hk
If there’s one thing that Tastee Gourmet does right it’s friendly, flexible and fabulous catering. From corporate events to sandwich lunch parties and even junk boats, Tastee Gourmet has got you covered! A range of menus are available, along with tailor-made party food menu packages on request.
Tastee Gourmet, Unit G, 15/F, Block 2, Kingsford Ind. Bldg, 26-32 Kwai Hei Street, Kwai Fong, New Territories, 2409 8389, WhatsApp: 6256 2744 / 9132 7817, [email protected], www.tasteegourmet.com.hk
Relish Kitchen is a staple when it comes to catering companies in Hong Kong. The team has everything covered; not only do they make delicious food, but they also specialise in fab presentation. Relish can deliver canapés to you or prepare them on site, and no matter how big or small your event, the chefs make everything look stunning and taste mouthwatering. Relish’s jars of homemade jams, dressings and chutneys also make for lovely gifts for your guests.
Relish Kitchen, Shop F & H, G/F, Hoi Sing Building, Block 2, 128 Second Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 3481 1924, www.relish-kitchen.com
Dubbed as the “Caterer of all occasions” Shamrock may specialise in sandwiches, but it will delight your taste buds with other scrumptious Asian and Western-inspired dishes too. Just right for an office lunch, Shamrock will whip up a huge selection of comfort food that everyone will enjoy with its “Crunch Lunch” office lunch service. For a minimum of 20 people, you can choose from four different lunch packages. Whether you’re looking to sink your teeth into some yummy mini bacon and mushroom quiches or a tandoori chicken sandwich, the options are plentiful.
Shamrock, 19/F, Leader Building, 37 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, 2547 8155, www.shamrock.com.hk
For a taste of France, look no further than Ta Pantry. Enjoy a Michelin-level French dining experience at its private venue, that has been inspired by cottages in France. It offers a wide array of private dining menus and meeting packages both for corporate or casual gatherings. Ta Pantry also provides a “Rent-A-Kitchen” service, that gives you the chance to prepare your own food with professional kitchenware and serve your guests in house!
Ta Pantry, No.1A Star Street, Wan Chai, 2521 8121, [email protected], www.ta-pantry.com
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in September 2014, and was updated on 25, June 2019.