Take-Away Catering Redefined

Planning a party at home or the office? Spending the day with friends and family at the beach or hiking? J.P. Gifford Take-Away Catering can provide all the great food to make it a success and let you focus on other things.

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

note:  Allow for 3 days notice for all orders, unless otherwise noted on this menu.

seasonal catering menu pdf


(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


  • 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
    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
    75.00 | 140.00
  • Meat Lasagna
    75.00 | 140.00
  • 4 Cheese
    Macaroni and Cheese
    45.00 | 80.00


(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


(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
    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


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

  • Fresh Vegetable
    45.00 | 75.00
    with Hummus and Blue Cheese Ranch 
  • Fresh Fruit
    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
    of Imported Cheeses, Olives, Soppressata, Prosciutto, Marinated Vegetables, Breads and Crackers


(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
    9.99 per pound
    with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds and Blue Cheese
  • 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


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:

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

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

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

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.