Zabar's Catering Selections
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Zabar's Catering

Our Catering Department is available
Monday-Saturday, 9AM-6PM. Call 212-787-2000

Zabar's Catering Department brings you all the specialties that have made us famous. We can arrange prompt, scheduled delivery anywhere in the Metro New York City area. See our Ordering Information for details. Voted “Most Popular” Independent Store by Zagat’s New York City Shopping.

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Famous Smoked Fish Platter

Zabar's Famous Smoked Fish

Zabar’s Nova Scotia salmon, kippered (baked) salmon, sable, boned and filleted whitefish Greek olives, plain and scallion cream cheese. Served with sliced bagels and pumpernickel bread. This platter comes with sliced tomatoes, onions and capers. Attractively decorated on ready to serve trays.

Small (Serves 10) $279 (with Sturgeon $329)

Medium (Serves 12) $329 (with Sturgeon $379)

Large (Serves 15) $410 (with Sturgeon $460)

To serve with your Smoked Fish Platter:

Pickled Lox & Herring Sampler

A delicious assortment of Zabar’s world famous Pickled Lox in Cream Sauce with Onions, Herring in Cream Sauce with Onions, Matjes Herring in Wine Sauce and Schmaltz Herring in Oil. Decoratively arranged on a ready to serve platter.

Serves 10-15 $139

Tomato, Onion & Capers

An attractively arranged platter of freshly sliced tomatoes, sliced onions and capers.

Large (Serves 30) $45

Nova Only Platter

Zabar's Nova Only

Zabar’s Nova Scotia salmon, plain and scallion cream cheese on an attractively decorated ready to serve tray. Served with sliced bagels, pumpernickel bread, sliced tomatoes, onions and capers.

Small (Serves 10) $229

Medium (Serves 12) $265

Large (Serves 15) $340

Whole Nova Board

Zabar's Whole Nova on a Board

An entire side of salmon expertly sliced and presented on a decorative wooden fish board. Garnished with lemon slices and served with sliced tomatoes, onions and capers. You will be charged a deposit of $25.00 for the board. You can keep the board (a $29.00 value) or return it to us for a full refund

Serves Approximately 20 $249


Zabar's Catering Breakfast Basket

Zabar's Breakfast Basket

An elegant and ready to serve basket of croissants, assorted fresh muffins and bagels. Served with Zabar’s preserves, cream cheese and sweet butter.

Small (Serves 10) $119

Large (Serves 15) $175

Zabar's Continental Breakfast

Zabar's Continental Breakfast

An elegant and ready to serve basket of croissants, assorted fresh muffins and bagels. Served with Zabar's preserves, plain and scallion cream cheese, sweet butter, fresh orange juice and seasonal fruit salad.

Small (Serves 10) $149

Large (Serves 15) $219

NY Breakfast Basket

Zabar's New York Breakfast

A complete breakfast. A platter of Zabar’s nova, plain and scallion cream cheese, a basket of butter and chocolate croissants, assorted fresh muffins, bagels, Zabar’s preserves and sweet butter. We also include a platter of sweets with rugelach, strudel, babka, crumbcake and fresh seasonal fruit salad.

Small (Serves 10) $249

Large (Serves 15) $369

Coffee To Go

Zabar's Coffee to Go

Enjoy this simple coffee service with one of our breakfasts. Our insulated container holds 10 cups of Zabar’s Blend or Gourmet Decaf. Service includes milk, sugar, hot cups and stirrers.

10 Cup Coffee Box $35


Chef Sandwich Selections

Zabar's Chef Selections

Mozzarella & Tomato with Pesto, Chicken with Roasted Peppers and Goat Cheese, Roast Beef and Gruyére with Horseradish Cream on Croissant, Fresh Roasted Turkey with Havarti and Honeycup Mustard. Accompanied by our homemade Israeli Salad.

Small (Serves 12) $169

Medium (Serves 18) $249

Large (Serves 24) $329

Zabar's Wrap Sandwiches

Zabar's Wrap Sandwiches

Hummus and Roasted Vegetables, Tuna Salad with Emmenthaler and Cornichons, Fresh Roasted Turkey with Havarti and Honey Cup Mustard and Roasted Chicken with Goat Cheese and Roasted Peppers. Accompanied by our homemade Israeli Salad.

Small (Serves 12) $169

Medium (Serves 18) $249

Large (Serves 24) $329

Zabar's Classic Sandwiches

Zabar's Classic Sandwiches

Your choice of any of Zabar’s deli meats, appetizing salads, or Nova on Zabar’s freshly baked breads, croissants or bagels. Presented on a beautifully decorated ready to serve platter.

Small (Serves 10) $149

Medium (Serves 15) $190

Large (Serves 20) $289

Deli Meats

Deli Meals

Zabar's Deli Meat

Your choice of any three deli meats from the following: Roast Beef, Corned Beef, Pastrami, Brisket, Roast Turkey, Virginia Ham or Tongue. Platter includes Swiss Emmenthaler and Provolone and is beautifully presented on a ready to serve tray. Accompanied by potato salad, cole slaw, pickles, mustard, Russian dressing and an assortment of Zabar’s breads.

Small (Serves 10) $199

Medium (Serves 12) $235

Large (Serves 15) $289

Zabar's Salads

Serves 6 as a Main Course | Serves 10 as a Side Dish

Green Salad Platter

Green Salad 

Fresh mesclun greens, beautifully garnished with vegetables. $79


Fresh crisp romaine with stuffed grape leaves, feta cheese, roasted red peppers, cucumbers and olives. $89

Fresh Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese

Fresh mesclun greens with honey roasted beets, soft goat cheese, honey roasted walnuts and dried cranberries. $79

Salmon Niçoise 

Fresh mesclun greens with poached salmon, French beans, Parisian potatoes, niçoise olives and grape tomatoes. $89

Fresh Mozzarella & Sundryed Tomato Salad

Fresh Mozzarella and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Fresh mesclun greens with fresh bocconcini, sun-dried tomatoes and grape tomatoes. $89

Your choice of: Balsamic, Creamy Italian or Caesar Dressing.

A World of Flavors

Mezze Platter


A Mediterranean platter with baba ghannouj, hummus, Greek feta cheese, dolmakas, and olives. Accompanied by pita triangles. Large Platter also includes roasted red peppers.

Small (Serves 10) $99

Large (Serves 20) $188

Americana Platter


An all American platter with egg salad, tuna salad, potato salad, cucumber salad, Israeli salad, and chicken salad. Accompanied by small assorted rolls. Large Platter also includes chopped liver.

Small (Serves 10) $129

Large (Serves 20) $249

Pate & Cheese Board

Zabar's Pate & Cheese Board

Our Pate & Cheese board features country style, truffled mousse and vegetable pâté with French Comte. Accompanied by roasted asparagus, cornichons, olives, baby corn, petit toasts and sliced French baguettes.

Serves 10 $129

Artisanal Cheese Board

Artisanal Cheese Board

A sophisticated and elegant board featuring English Farmhouse Cheddar, Garrotxa, Ossau Iraty, Vermont Brie, Colston Basset Blue and Nevat. Accompanied by fig jam, fresh grapes, dried cranberries and semi-dried figs. Served with Carr’s water and whole wheat crackers and sliced French baguettes. Please note: All cheeses are subject to change based upon availability.

Serves 15 $189

Italian Antipasti Board

Italian Antipasti Board

Marinated artichokes and peppers, roasted asparagus, aged Parmesan cheese, bocconcini, prosciutto, sopressata, rosemary cotto ham and olives. Served with Italian breadsticks.

Serves 10 $159

French Charcuterie Board

French Charcuterie Board

Country and truffled mousse pâtés, saucisson (dried sausage), Brie and Le Cornilly cheeses. Accompanied by dried pears, fresh grapes, dried cranberries, cornichons, pistachio nuts, and olives. Served with petit toasts and sliced French baguettes.

Serves 10 $169

Tapas Board

Tapas Board

Manchego and cabrales cheeses, chorizo, Serrano ham, Spanish olives, artichokes and piquillo peppers. Accompanied by dried figs, smoked almonds and quince paste. Served with sliced French baguettes. 

Serves 10 $159

Easy Entertaining

Zabar's Poached Salmon

Zabar's Poached Salmon

Two salmon fillets, delicately poached in white wine (approx. 7 lbs). Beautifully presented on a handcrafted wooden fish board. Garnished with cucumber slices, lemon and capers. Accompanied by our homemade dill sauce. You will be charged a $25.00 deposit for the fish board. You may keep the board (a $29.00 value) or return for a full refund.

Serves Approximately 12 $219

Zabar's Cheese & Fruits Platter

Zabar's Cheese & Fruit

Our colorful Cheese & Fruit platter features an international selection of cheeses such as St. Andre, French Brie, Gorgonzola Dulce, French Fournals, a French Goat Log, Swiss Gruyere, Italian Fontina, and Herbed Boursin. Garnished with fresh seasonal fruit and accompanied by a selection of imported crackers.

Serves 15 $149

Shrimp Platter

Zabar's Shrimp Platter

Perfectly steamed shrimp beautifully arranged on a platter. Garnished with lemon and served with Zabar’s homemade cocktail sauce.

Serves 15 $159

Crudite Basket

Zabar's Crudite Basket

A colorful selection of beautifully arranged seasonal vegetables in a ready to serve basket. Accompanied by our homemade dip. A palette of color and freshness.

Small (Serves 15 People) $129

Large (Serves 30 People) $249

Perfect Endings

Zabar's Dessert

Zabar's Dessert

A delicious assortment of Zabar’s homemade rugelach, crumb cakes, brownies and cookies. Beautifully garnished with fresh seasonal fruit.

Small (Serves 10) $129

Large (Serves 15) $189

Zabar's Rugelach

Zabar’s freshly baked cinnamon and chocolate rugelach and Erica’s apricot and raspberry rugelach. Beautifully garnished with fresh seasonal fruit.

Small (Serves 10) $119

Large (Serves 15) $169

Fruit Paette

Zabar's Fruit Palette

Sliced fresh seasonal fruit on a beautifully garnished platter.

Serves 20 People $119

Zabar's Homemade Fruit Salad

A bowl of our homemade fruit salad.

Serves 10 People $79

Paper Plates and Serving Utensils

We can send you paper plates, napkins, plastic forks, knives, spoons, hot cups for coffee and cold cups at an additional charge. Just tell us how many people you’re having and we’ll be happy to include them with your order. 

We can also send plastic serving utensils ($2.00 each).

On the Side

A LA CARTE | Sml (serves 12) (Approx 3 Lbs) | Lrg (serves 20) (Approx 5 Lbs )

Baked Salmon Salad | $80 | $125

Chicken Salad | $70 | $100

Chopped Liver | $60 | $90

Coleslaw | $45 | $65

Cucumber Salad | $45 | $65

Crabmeat Salad | $90 | $140

Egg Salad | $60 | $90

Potato Salad | $55 | $80

Zabster Zalad | $100 | $150

Shrimp Salad | $80 | $125

Vegetarian Chopped Liver | $55 | $80

Whitefish Salad | $90 | $140

Tuna Salad | $70 | $100

SIDE DISHES | Sml (serves 12) (Approx 3 Lbs) | Lrg (serves 20) (Approx 5 Lbs )

Asparagus with Sun Dried Tomato | $80 | $125

French String Beans with Almonds | $80 | $125

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables | $60 | $90

Roasted Brussels Sprouts | $50 | $70

Israeli Salad | $50 | $70

Health Salad | $50 | $70

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes | $55 | $80

Tortellini in Basil Pesto | $55 | $80

Cream Cheese (plain or scallion) | $55 | $80


Zabar’s Mezzanine Housewares Can Make Entertaining Easy!

You can find all of this and more in our Mezzanine Housewares Department:

• Farberware 36 Cup • Stainless Steel Coffee Urns • Embee Vacuum Hot Pots • 

Nissan Milk Thermos • Aluminum Roaster Pan (Set of Two) • Reusable • Wire Chafing Dish Stand • Sterno (set of three) • Plastic Wine Glasses • Crystal Cut Plastic Champagne Glasses • 

A Full Line of Paper Goods • Paper Lace Doilies of All Sizes and so much more...

Ordering Information

Our catering department brings you all the specialties that have made Zabar's the world famous landmark that it is.

Our platters, salads, appetizers, entrees and side dishes are skillfully prepared and beautifully decorated by our caterers and chefs.

Please call us at 212-787-2000 to learn more about our catering.

Print Out Catering Order Form

Our Catering Department is available Monday-Saturday 9AM-6PM.

We can arrange prompt, scheduled delivery anywhere in the Metro New York City area at an additional charge.

Delivery in Manhattan (below 100th Street) Monday-Friday is $35 on orders of five pieces or less. Saturday-Sunday delivery in Manhattan is $40.

Please call to confirm delivery charges to other areas. PLEASE SUBMIT YOUR ORDERS 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE.

We are not responsible for typographical errors.

All Prices are subject to change without notice

Zabar’s reserved the right to make substitutions based upon availability.

Reheating Instructions

Here's some helpful information for reheating your Zabar's Ham, Turkey, and other catering items.  

These Warming Instructions are Approximate - Home Oven Temperatures Vary. 

Whole Roast Turkey -Remove turkey from refrigeration about an hour before placing in oven.Do not remove from oven proof bag. Place turkey in a preheated oven at 350°. Heat approximately 8 minutes per lb. Be assured that the turkey is fully cooked even if there is pink in some parts. It is not necessary to serve very hot. DO NOT OVERHEAT. 

Roast Duck - Preheat oven to 300°. Place duck in roasting pan and cover with aluminum foil and heat for 35 minutes. DO NOT OVERHEAT.

Cornish Hens - Preheat oven to 300°. Place in pan and heat, covered with aluminum for 20 minutes.

Rotisserie Chicken - Preheat oven to 300°. Place in pan and heat, covered with aluminum for 25 minutes. 

Country Ham - Zabar's Method (Or Follow Instructions on Ham) - Preheat oven to 300°. Remove bag. It is not necessary to serve ham very hot. Bake approximately 8 minutes per pound. Ham is fully cooked – DO NOT OVERHEAT.

Spiral Ham - Remove aluminum wrap, remove from bag and cover with aluminum. Preheat oven to 250°. Warm for approximately 1 hour. For Glaze - follow directions on packet. Ham is fully cooked - DO NOT OVERHEAT.

Sliced Brisket - Preheat oven to 250°. Transfer brisket into an ovenproof dish. Cover brisket completely with gravy (1 qt. of gravy for 2-lbs of brisket). Cover the entire dish with aluminum foil and heat in oven for approximately 30 minutes. Brisket is fully cooked. DO NOT OVERHEAT.

Stuffing & Souffles - are fully cooked. Remove lid, leave in aluminum tray and cover with aluminum foil. Bake in a preheated 300° oven for 10-15 minutes covered - and bake an additional 10-15 minutes uncovered. DO NOT OVERHEAT.

(Metal containers are oven safe only - Plastic containers are microwavable only)