Planning a party? We’re here to help make it a extraordinary event.

J.P. Gifford Catering is your full service answer to any entertaining needs. We cater events from a small dinner party for six to a full service wedding for three hundred people. J.P. Gifford Catering can coordinate wait staff, bar service and rentals.

Use this menu as a quick reference guide for some of the things J.P. Gifford Catering can provide for you. Please do not hesitate to ask to customize your food or menu as we love a challenge.

Please allow for 3 days notice for all orders unless otherwise noted on this menu.

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PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES

(20 piece minimum)

Our passed hors d’oeuvres are best when assembled fresh on site by one of our trained staff. We do not offer hors d’oeuvres as a takeaway or delivery item.

  • Chili Roasted Filet of Beef
    2.50 per piece
    on Balsamic Glazed Crostini with Pepper Horseradish Crème Fraiche
  • Sesame Roasted Tuna
    2.75 per piece
    with Mustard Miso Sauce and Wakami Salad on Cucumber
  • Smoked Trout or
    Smoked Salmon Mousse

    on Corn Blini
    2.50 per piece
    with Capers and Chopped Red Onion 
  • Roasted Eggplant &
    Tomato Tapenade
    2.25 per piece
    with White Truffle Oil on Crostini 
  • Saffron Infused Lobster Salad
    2.75 per piece
    with Fresh Dill & Tomato in a Small Pastry Cup
  • Poached Shrimp Salad
    2.50 per piece
    with Chervil & Dill on Crostini
  • Zatar Roasted Spiced
    Leg of Lamb
    2.75 per piece
    with Tzatziki on Flat Bread Crisps
  • Poached Shrimp Cocktail
    2.00 per shrimp
    with Spicy J.P. Gifford Cocktail Sauce
  • Truffle Mushroom
    Parmesan Risotto Puffs
    2.25 each
  • Bite Sized JP Gifford Jumbo
    Lump Crab Cakes
    2.50 each
    served with Chipotle Aioli

DINNER

  • Whole Poached
    Salmon Filet
    130 per side
    with Green Goddess Sauce  
    serves 8-12
  • Grilled
    Salmon Filet
    18.99 per pound cooked weight
    with Your Choice of Sauce


  • Sesame Roasted
    Salmon Filet
    18.99 per pound cooked weight
    with Your Choice of Sauce
  • J.P. Gifford Jumbo
    Lump Crab Cakes
    11.99 per piece
    with Chipotle Aioli
  • Whole Roasted Filet
    175.00
    with Horseradish Black Pepper Crème Fraiche
    serves 8-12
  • Grilled Marinated
    Lamb Top Round
    Market Price
    Demi Glace
    (each serves 2-3)
  • Braised Lamb Shank
    with Demi Glace
    17.99 per shank
    4 shank minimum 

For the following items suggested servings per pan are Half Pan 8-10 | Full Pan 18-24 

  • Grilled Tuscan Chicken
    80.00 | 150.00
    with Artichokes, Capers, Roasted Tomatoes, Baby Arugula and a Lemon Herb Vinaigrette
  • Chicken Marsala
    75.00 | 140.00
  • Chicken Francaise
    75.00 | 140.00
  • Chicken Parmesan
    75.00 | 150.00
  • Baked Ziti
    45.00 | 95.00
  • Sausage & Peppers
    55.00 | 110.00
  • Vegetable Lasagna
    75.00 | 140.00
  • Meat Lasagna
    75.00 | 140.00
  • 4 Cheese
    Macaroni and Cheese
    45.00 | 80.00

POTATOES AND RICE

(prices vary for each preparation and quantity ordered)

Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes, Truffle Butter Mashed Potatoes, Lobster Mashed Potatoes, Herb Roasted Baby Potatoes, Wild Rice Pilaf, Wild Rice, Coconut Steamed Rice

TOSSED SALADS

(pricing is based on a minimum of 10 guests)

  • Shaved Fennel and
    Baby Arugula Salad
    5.00 per person
    with Shaved Parmesan, Chopped Fresh Tomatoes and Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette
  • JP Gifford Simple Caesar Salad
    4.50 per person
    of Chopped Romaine, Shaved Parmesan, Oil Cured Olives, Croutons and House Made Caesar Dressing
  • Kale and Baby Spinach Salad
    5.00 per person
    with Crisp Bacon, Fried Onions, Dried Cranberries and Ranch Dressing
  • Baby Greens Salad
    3.50 per person
    of Mixed Greens, Shredded Carrots, Sliced Cucumbers, Cherry Tomatoes and Balsamic Vinagrette


  • Vietnamese Chopped Salad
    5.00 per person
    of Fresh Stir Fry Vegetables and Rice Noodles tossed with Vietnamese Dressing, Chopped Peanuts and Scallions

PLATTERS AND STATIONARY FOOD

(Small Platter Serves 8-10 | Large Serves 18-24)

  • Fresh Vegetable Platter
    45.00 | 75.00
    with Hummus and Blue Cheese Ranch 
  • Fresh Fruit Platter
    45.00 | 75.00
    with Honey Whipped Greek Yogurt Dip

    (variety changes with season) 

  • Domestic Cheese
    and Cracker Platter
    45.00 | 75.00
  • Artisanal Cheese
    and Cracker Platter
    65.00 | 110.00
    of Imported and Local Cheeses
  • Antipasto Platter
    150.00
    of Imported Cheeses, Olives, Soppressata, Prosciutto, Marinated Vegetables, Breads and Crackers

DELI SALADS AND SIDES

(minimum of 3 pounds)

  • Poached Shrimp
    19.95 per pound
    with Roasted Tomatoes, Capers, Fresh Basil, Lemon Juice and EV Olive Oil
  • Grilled Vegetable Salad
    9.99 per pound
    with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Balsamic Syrup and EV Olive Oil 
  • Roasted Vegetable Salad
    9.99 per pound
    of Carrots, Parsnips, Butternut Squash and Asparagus (seasonal)
  • Grilled or Roasted Asparagus
    11.95 per pound
    with Lemon Butter


  • Curried Chicken Salad
    10.99 per pound
    with Dried Fruit & Toasted Coconut, J.P. Gifford Classic Chicken Salad, Dried Fruit & Roasted Walnut Chicken Salad or Bacon & Arugula Chicken Salad
  • Lentil & Roasted
    Tomato Salad
    8.99 per pound
    with Fresh Herbs and Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Southwestern Black Bean
    & Roasted Corn Salad
    9.99 per pound
    with Tomatoes, Fresh Lime and Fresh Cilantro
  • Roasted Red Beet Salad,
    Toasted Pumpkin Seeds and
    Blue Cheese
    9.99 per pound
  • Roasted Fennel Salad
    9.99 per pound
    with Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Capers, Dry Cured Black Olives and Sweet Lemon Vinaigrette


  • Orzo Salad
    9.99 per pound
    with Feta, Roasted Eggplant, Mint, Cilantro, Peppers and Tomatoes
  • Wild Rice Salad
    8.99 per pound
    with Dried Fruit, Roasted Walnuts and Orange & Vanilla Scented Vinaigrette
  • Pasta Salad
    8.99 per pound
    with Pesto Vinaigrette, Artichoke Hearts, Tomatoes, Ricotta Salata Cheese and Arugula
  • White Bean Salad
    8.99 per pound
    with Fresh Basil, Arugula, Fresh Tomatoes and Lemon Herb Vinaigrette

THE BUTCHER SHOP

JP Gifford Catering sources our beef, poultry, lamb and fish from trusted purveyors from around the tri state area. All of our beef, chicken, lamb and fish are GMO and Hormone Free. We are happy to cut steaks to order and have fish delivered fresh six days a week for your next event. Prices vary according to market conditions. Listed below are some options we are able to source with 2-3 days notice:

BEEF
Prime NY Strip Steaks cut to order, Whole Filet Mignons, 8 oz Hangar Steaks, Whole Prime Ribs (bone in or bone out)

LAMB
Lamb Top Rounds, Lamb Tenderloins, Lamb Loins, Ground Lamb (5 pound minimum)

POULTRY
Hudson Valley Duck Breast, Duck Confit Legs (minimum 6), Smoked Duck Breast, Chicken Breast, Whole Chickens

FISH
Scottish Salmon, Sushi Grade Tuna, Swordfish, Rhode Island Red Shrimp, Whole Bronzino, Halibut, Octopus, Calamari.
We have the ability to order Pacific Ocean species of fish through The Honolulu Fish Company based in Hawaii.