Zabar's Catering Selections

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

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Appetizing

Famous Smoked Fish
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 People) $225 (with Sturgeon $240)
Medium (Serves 12 People) $255 (with Sturgeon $300)
Large (Serves 15 People) $310 (with Sturgeon $350)

zabars Nova Only
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 People) $175
Medium (Serves 12 People) $205
Large (Serves 15 People) $255

Zabars Whole Nova on a 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 People  $200


To serve with your Smoked Fish Platter:

Pickled Lox & Herring Sampler
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 People  $115

Tomato, Onion & Capers
An attractively arranged platter of freshly sliced tomatoes, sliced onions and capers.
Large (Serves 30 People)  $45
 

Breakfasts

Zabars 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 People)  $90
Large (Serves 15 People)  $125

Zabars 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 People)  $120
Large (Serves 15 People)  $160

Zabars New York Breakfast
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 People)  $210
Large (Serves 15 People)  $270

Zabars 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

Sandwiches

Zabars Chef 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 People)  $130
Medium (Serves 18 People)  $185
Large (Serves 24 People)  $250

Zabars 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 People)  $140
Medium (Serves 18 People)  $185
Large (Serves 24 People)  $260

Zabars 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 People)  $120
Medium (Serves 15 People)  $160
Large (Serves 20 People)  $195

Deli Meats

Zabars Deli Meat
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 People)  $160.00
Medium (Serves 12 People)  $195.00
Large (Serves 15 People)  $240.00

Salads

Zabars Green Salad
Zabar’s Greens

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

Choices Include: 
Green Salad 
Fresh mesclun greens, beautifully garnished with vegetables. $65

Fresh Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese
Fresh mesclun greens with honey roasted beets, soft goat cheese, honey roasted walnuts and dried cranberries. $65

Salmon Niçoise 
Fresh mesclun greens with poached salmon, French beans, Parisian potatoes, niçoise olives and grape tomatoes. $75

Mediterranean
Fresh crisp romaine with stuffed grape leaves, feta cheese, roasted red peppers, cucumbers and olives. $75

Fresh Mozzarella Salad
Fresh Mozzarella and Sun Dried Tomatoes
Fresh mesclun greens with fresh bocconcini, sun-dried tomatoes and grape tomatoes. $75

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

A World of Flavors

Mezze
Mezze

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)  $95
Large (Serves 20)  $180

Americana
Americana

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)  $95
Large (Serves 20)  $180

Zabars 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 People  $110

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  $135

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 $140

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 $135

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  $160

Easy Entertaining

Zabars 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 People  $165

Zabars Roast Turkey
Zabar's Roast Turkey

A whole roast turkey. Expertly sliced, reassembled, and garnished. Please note orders for Roast Turkey must be placed 48 hours in advance. *cooked weight.
Medium (14-16* Lbs) Serves 20  $150
Large (17-20* Lbs) Serves 25  $180

Zabars Roast Chicken
Zabar's Roast Chicken

Zabar’s classic rotisserie chicken, cut into eights and beautifully garnished on a ready to serve platter. Accompanied by two salads of your choice.
Small(Serves 10 People)  $100
Large(Serves 15 People)  $150

Zabars 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.
Small (Serves 15 People)  $135
Large (Serves 30 People)  $240

Zabars Hors DOeuvres
Zabar's Hors D'Oeuvres

An assortment of ready-to-heat hors d’oeuvres (heating instructions included). Selection may includes bites such as: Mushroom truffle risotto, asparagus mousse and creamy polenta, enchilada corn cups, Asian spring rolls and black bean empanadas.
Five Dozen  $85

Zabars 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)  $85
Large (Serves 30 People)  $160

Zabars Cheese and Fruit
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.
Small (Serves 10 People)  $95
Large (Serves 20 People)  $150

Zabars Bread Basket
Zabar's Bread Basket

A rustic cloth lined basket filled with an assortment of freshly baked and sliced breads and rolls.
Serves 25 People  $55

Perfect Endings

Zabars 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 People)  $85
Large (Serves 15 People)  $115

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 People)  $85
Large (Serves 15 People)  $115

Zabars Fruit Palette
Zabar's Fruit Palette

Sliced fresh seasonal fruit on a beautifully garnished platter.
Serves 20 People  $95

Zabar's Homemade Fruit Salad
A bowl of our homemade fruit salad.
Serves 10 People  $55

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 Small (serves 12)
(Approx 3 Lbs)
Large (serves 20)
(Approx 5 Lbs )

Baked Salmon Salad
Chicken Salad
Chopped Liver
Coleslaw
Cucumber Salad
Crabmeat Salad
Egg Salad
Potato Salad
Zabster Zalad
Shrimp Salad
Vegetarian Chopped Liver
Whitefish Salad
Tuna Salad

 

$60
$60
$45
$35
$35
$70
$45
$35
$70
$55
$45
$70
$55

 

$85
$85
$60
$50
$50
$95
$65
$50
$95
$75
$60
$95
$75


SIDE DISHES Small (serves 12)
(Approx 3 Lbs)
Large (serves 20)
(Approx 5 Lbs )

Asparagus with Sun Dried Tomato
French String Beans with Almonds
Grilled Seasonal Vegetables
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Israeli Salad
Health Salad
Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
Tortellini in Basil Pesto

 

$60
$60
$45
$35
$35
$35
$45
$45

 

$85
$85
$60
$60
$50
$50
$60
$60


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 $30 on orders of five pieces or less. Saturday-Sunday delivery in Manhattan is $35.
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)