Nothing screams summertime fun like a good party. However, not all aspects of the party planning are fun. Allow yourself to enjoy the festivities by leaving the food up to the experts. Look to one of these Seattle caterers to provide a feast for your next bash.

City Catering Company
509 Dexter Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98109
(206) 721-0334

City Catering Company is recognized by its uber urban creative seasonal menus at events throughout Western Washington. This company constantly invents a fresh approach to classic dishes and presents menus that reflect the venue and the seasons. It aims to keep your party going with surprising flavors and new twists on old favorites. Known for smartly prepared food delivered with ease and impeccable style, City Catering pays equal attention to the many details of a party that ensure a smooth and flawless event filled with happy, satisfied guests.

Seasoned in Seattle
5619 Martin Luther King Jr. Way S.
Seattle, WA 98118
(206) 723-5596

Seasoned in Seattle is known for catering thousands of events and some of the city’s best weddings, as selected by five times since 2007. Offering a wide variety of menu standards and themed parties, it caters events at many popular venues in King, Snohomish and Pierce counties. It is equally adept at small and large gatherings from informal to elegant, including pick-up and drop-off, as well as full-service catered events. From office parties and corporate functions to wedding receptions and other life celebrations, the menus always include the freshest local, organic and sustainable ingredients.

Herban Feast
3200 1st Ave. S., Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98134
(206) 932-4717

Herban Feast is a relative newcomer, making its mark with catering that features not only the best locally sourced ingredients, but also the best sustainable practices before, during and after every event. Its unique community-focused business has funneled thousands of dollars and man hours to benefit local companies, organizations and farms. Schedule an event at one of its rustic and charming but distinguished (and award-winning) on-site catering venues in south Seattle’s Sodo neighborhood or at any popular off-site venue around the Pacific Northwest from Bellevue to Kirkland and beyond.

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Gourmondo Catering
309 S. Cloverdale St., Suite B-24
Seattle, WA 98108
(206) 587-0190

Gourmondo Catering provides the best box lunches and casual buffets, delivering local seasonal foods at affordable prices. It offers catering at unique and historic Seattle venues. Gourmondo’s customized event planning service creates unique menus that aim to exceed the expectations of every customer. Box lunch choices range from sandwich paninis and wraps, to salads and specialty entrées such as herb-crusted chicken and mesquite roasted salmon. Buffets can include sandwich platters, salad bars and snack foods as well as imaginative themed menus featuring hot entrées for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Smokin’ Pete’s BBQ
1918 N.W. 65th St.
Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 783-0454

Smokin’ Pete’s BBQ in Ballard offers the best full-service barbecue catering in Seattle. Run by owners Eric and Julie Reinhardt (both with roots in the south), its catering menu includes everything you expect and more, from classic ribs and chicken to Northwest favorite wild salmon, as well as Hawaiian kalua pork and all-American burgers and hot dogs. Offering BBQ catering for parties of 25 to 2,000, its slow-smoked meats can be paired with classic and modern side dishes and desserts such as collard greens, coleslaw, potato salad, blackened broccoli, pecan pie, chocolate brownies and a whole lot more.

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