The beginning of fall marks the start of cooler-yet-cozy weather, beautiful autumn colours, and of course, scrumptious, catered comfort foods! Pandemic or not, these 2021 fall catering food trends are coming for us all, and that’s a great thing! I don’t know about you, but for me, fall marks that time of the season where families gather and reconnect all while enjoying some of the years’ greatest feasts. Colourful, overly-filling, and flat-out delicious – this is the time of year foodies live for!
Toronto’s top caterers have constructed their latest and greatest eye-catching creations and have sent them along so we can share them with you, our loyal readers. We think you’re going to love what’s in store! We dubbed these selections the “end-all, be (f)all” for 2021.
Braised Beef Short Rib
Cauliflower and Root Vegetable Tajine
Canadian AAA Fat-Cut Beef Short Ribsrubbed with ginger spice, garlic, and lemongrass, all slowly braised for hours in our in-house organic beef stock plus dry red wine with Chef Glen’s ‘Secret Stuff’, and served on creamy garlic mash.
Autumn Baby Spinach Saladwith maple dijon roasted butternut squash, balsamic rosemary roasted peach, figs, cranberry, beef prosciutto, and ranch dressing.
Sunday Short Rib
Cider-Brined Cornish Henwith brioche & sausage stuffing, drizzled with cranberry bourbon jus and served with buttery French green beans.
Pistachio Crusted Lamb Lollipop
Cereal Milk Crème Brûléewith ricotta zeppole & a wild Ontario blueberry jam injectable.
Pancetta and Butternut Squash Ricotta Bowl
Miso Black Codwith kimchi vegetable fried rice, miso butter, heirloom slaw & puffed brown rice.
Vegan Bolognese Pastachickpea bolognese sauce served on a bed of zucchini “noodles.”
Fall Pumpkin Tart
Mini Grilled Cheese on Brioche
with aged white cheddar, creamy brie, and jalapeño balsamic jam.
Will any of you be trying any of these 2021 fall catering food trends listed above? Don’t hesitate to let us know in the comments below! We’d love to hear your thoughts.
Happy fall everyone!