Level up your next business lunch or dinner party with some fresh and delicious food courtesy of these top catering companies in Hong Kong.
Whether you’re organising a bash at home or need to make that next business gathering more exciting, the most important thing (in our opinion!) is always the food. So why not leave the hard work to the professionals and have it all taken care of by some of the finest caterers in town? We’ve rounded up some of the best catering companies in Hong Kong, from sandwiches and salads to cocktail menu canapés and private kitchens. Have a look to see which will best suit your party needs…
Top Catering Companies In Hong Kong
Helmed by Sassy favourite Chef Tom Burney (founder of “Hong Kong’s Greenest Caterer” Invisible Kitchen), Hong Kong Personal Chef is here to help take your upcoming private gatherings to the next level. Specialising in intimate high-end dinner parties and BBQ events, Chef Tom stays true to his eco-roots for this bespoke private chef service, using sustainable and homegrown ingredients to create dazzling menus that will blow you and your guests away. Hong Kong Personal Chef has previously worked for the likes of Keanu Reeves, Chris Hemsworth, Kylie Minogue and the Sassy team (to name but a few!), so we can guarantee that you’ll be in pro hands. Psst! We’ve heard that the Birthday Dinner Party option gets booked up weeks in advance, so get planning now!
Mention Sassy when booking any Dinner Party Catering option to enjoy a personalised menu-planning session with Chef Tom – tell him what you love and what you want to avoid, and he’ll create the custom menu of your dreams! Offer valid until Friday, 31 December, 2021 .
A lunchtime favourite in the Sassy office, did you know that La Rotisserie also does catering that’s ideal for private parties and business lunches? Known for its signature French rotisserie chicken, which is a sure-fire crowd-pleaser, its catering packages encompass poultry mains, veggie quiches and lasagnas, along with hearty sides like soup, salad, truffle mash, ratatouille and more. The team self-selects and imports all the ingredients from France, so quality is guaranteed (rest assured, all dishes are homemade, without any MSG). As the cherry on top, La Rotisserie takes its commitment to catering at the best value for money seriously, offering fantastic discounts which get bigger the more you spend and free delivery on orders over $1,500! Oh, and don’t forget the booze – La Rotisserie has you covered with some excellent wine and beer deals. Run don’t walk people. Head to the easy-to-use website for hassle-free ordering at the click of a button.
Exclusive to Sassy readers, enjoy a complimentary bottle of Moncigale Rosé Wine upon every $2,000 spent. Simply place your order online and then email firstname.lastname@example.org to redeem. Offer valid until Monday, 15 November, 2021.
Proving that healthy doesn’t have to mean boring, Knead is a go-to for its offering of freshly-made sandwiches, tasty salads, delicious canapes and homemade sweet treats. Whether you’re organising an office event, junk or birthday bash, Knead has something for everyone and every occasion (including breakfast, and plenty of veggie and vegan options!) – and it’s available for delivery anywhere in Hong Kong. The Regular Lunch Set works out to just $105 per person, and includes a full spread of sandwiches, along with a salad and brownies, while the junk packages have the option to include alcohol too – talk about a one-stop shop! Order online for fuss-free convenience, and don’t forget that you can also book out its Sheung Wan location for private parties!
Enjoy a 10% discount when ordering online between Tuesday, 1 June to Tuesday, 15 June, 2021 using the code Ikneadsassy.
Bringing a taste of Europe to Hong Kong, Ali Oli Bakery offers tailored gourmet catering services to suit your every need. Whether you’re looking for a sit down or buffet lunch, cocktail party, private home dining and more, the team is on standby to feed you and your guests with a menu of international cuisines, including Italian, Moroccan, British, Indian and Asian. You can decide if you want the food to be cooked on-site, or in its kitchen and brought to you at your event venue, ready to serve.
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Bring the best of Black Sheep to your event with the restaurant group’s catering services. Menu options are available from Greek taverna Artemis & Apollo, Lebanese canteen Maison Libanaise, neighbourhood Thai spot Soul Food Thai, pizza joint Motorino and all-American diner Burger Circus.
Dedicated to providing a memorable dining experience, the Delicious Team is at your beck and call. Whether you’re after a casual finger buffet or a three-course dinner, Delicious has both the knowledge and experience to pull it off with aplomb, all while keeping to your budget and timeline requirements – plus, they also offer equipment rental and on-site wait staff to boot.
Lavish spreads perfect for the modern soiree await at Gather n Graze. This catering pick takes pride in offering up luxury and decadence, promising your guests a dining experience like no other. Choose from a range of catering options including the Grazelette (serves up to 25 people) and The Indulgent Feast (serves up to 80 people). Each bespoke display is carefully crafted to complement your space for a spread that looks every bit as good as it tastes.
Helmed by experienced chef Liz Seaton, this boutique catering company is in its 20th year of business, with no signs of slowing any time soon. Take your pick from a range of packages, some of which come with on-site chef services included! We’ve heard great things about Gingers’ BBQ Buffet Party (from $380 per person, for a minimum of 10 people) – hello Prawn and Squid Skewers and Courgette Mac ‘n’ Cheese! And for something lighter, you can’t go wrong with the canapé selection that comes with the Simple Cocktail Party option (from $198 per person, for a minimum of 20 people). Equipment rental charges apply separately.
HABITU has a passion for food and comfort, which is evident in its well-rounded catering options. Menus feature everything from comforting soups, refreshing salads, hearty lunchboxes (with dishes such as mango chicken curry or wild mushroom risotto), gourmet sandwiches and more. Complimentary table setup is included with every order, and you’ll even get a signature HABITU flower arrangement for orders over $5,000. For the ultimate experience, consider hiring one of the brand’s Catering Butlers, who can take care of everything from event planning to white-gloves waiting for you.
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 are old hands at making your feasting dreams come true. The world is truly your oyster here, with the team having previously created menus inspired by fashion collections and the four elements, as well as delivering the hotel’s iconic afternoon tea suspended from the ceilings (yes, you read that right!). Cuisine-wise, both Asian and Western options are available, including choices for breakfast.
Best known for its epic salad bar, Monsieur CHATTÉ’s wholesome catering options bring us fresh flavours and hearty comfort with cheese platters, charcuterie, savoury tarts and more. Whatever you do, don’t sleep on dessert – we’re talking cannelés, brownies and chocolate cake galore! Create your own dream menu from the à la carte options, or opt for one of the sets for easy convenience.
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. Corporate catering comes courtesy of NOSH’s sister brand Spoonful: accommodating groups of between 30 and 500, menus can be specially selected and designed to suit your requirements, with options ranging from healthy bento boxes to full buffet spreads.
This pick hardly needs any introduction; since opening way back in 2011, Pomegranate Kitchen has become a city-wide favourite for its catering, events and private dining services. Though the talented team can turn their hand to a range of European and Asian cuisines, Pomegranate is most beloved for its take on modern Mediterranean and Middle Eastern dishes. Browse the extensive menu to build your dream dinner, or let the experts take charge – either way, you’re in for a feast to remember.
Sassy Tip: Pomegranate Kitchen’s spacious, minimalist Wong Chuk Hang location is perfect for events of all kinds – there’s even a 2000 sq ft terrace perfect for dining under the stars.
We’ve waxed lyrical about R&R’s deliciously chewy bagels many times before, so of course we’d be the first to advocate for a bagel-laden feast to keep us going through our next team meeting. Its Catering Bundles accommodate up to 30 people, and can be delivered straight to your door for easy convenience. Each bundle includes a selection of bagel sandwiches, bagels and cream cheese tubs, priced from $625 for a group of 10. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance.
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A staple when it comes to catering companies in Hong Kong, Relish Kitchen is your ultimate one-stop-shop for events. In addition to making delicious food, the team can help out with decor, production and event planning for a true “concept to completion” service. From picnics to high tea and vegan bento boxes, Relish is ideal for those looking to amp up their usual canapé options, with catering that can be delivered straight to you or served in its Wong Chuk Hang event space. FYI, the Relish homemade jams, dressings and chutneys make for lovely gifts for your guests!
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. 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. This pick is fab at accommodating special requests!
Fine dining meets catering at Ta Pantry. Though typically better known as a private kitchen, this pick delights with a Boat Catering menu that’s perfect for pairing with your day at sea. Marrying elements of Asian cuisine and French culinary technique, expect dishes inspired by Sham’s childhood and life experiences, including Scottish salmon with acacia honey, cockles, shiitake mushrooms, okra and genmaicha stock; Watermelon gazpacho; Boston lobster tail and more.
Impress your guests with a Pinterest-worthy spread designed by The Green Platters. This catering pick specialises in show-stopping grazing tables which are as sustainable as they are delicious. Packed to the brim with premium organic fresh produce, artisan cheeses and delicious morsels, menu options can be designed for vegetarians and vegans too so that no one goes hungry. Taking pride in minimal waste, we love that the business is 95% plastic-free, only using packaging that is eco-friendly and biodegradable.
Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in September, 2014 and was most recently updated in May, 2021.
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Hero image courtesy of The Green Platters, image 1 courtesy of Hong Kong Personal Chef, image 2 courtesy of La Rotisserie, image 3 courtesy of Knead, image 4 courtesy of Gather n Graze via Instagram, image 5 courtesy of MO Catering, image 6 courtesy of Pomegranate Kitchen via Instagram, image 7 courtesy of Relish Kitchen via Instagram.