Hosting an Event has never been Easier!
From showers to office meetings, family dinners to birthday parties, we can deliver a menu to fit your occasion! The Buttery takes great pride in hand selecting every ingredient used in our house recipes. Every recipe is made from scratch using local sources for the freshest organic, seasonal ingredients.
Because we make everything here from scratch, some of our catering items require 24 to 48-hours notice.
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Breakfast & Brunch
Delicious, flaky crust filled with savory egg custard and swiss. Your choice of bacon, ham, or mushroom. (serves 8)
An Italian omelette with seasonal vegetables and Swiss cheese, cooked slowly
until it is firm enough to slice. Delicious at room temperature. (serves 6-8)
Petite versions of our famous buttery croissants sliced in half and served with herbed cream cheese and scrambled eggs. 48-hour notice required. (serves 12)
Beautifully arranged fruit. Changes with availability and seasonality. Small (serves 18-24) / Large (serves 28-36)
Our fresh fruit platter paired with Straus organic vanilla yogurt, and homemade granola. Small (serves 18-24) / Large (serves 28-36)
A selection of our most popular pastries. (serves 10-15)
Choose from our popular rings: bear claw, almond, lemon curd, raspberry, cherry, olallieberry, apricot, blueberry cheese braid, apricot cheese braid. Each will be on a gold board. Price depends on rings selected.
Oats toasted with honey, coconut, seeds, and nuts. (1 pound)
Thinly sliced russet potatoes baked in a cream sauce with cheese and seasoned breadcrumb. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Fire roasted poblano peppers baked into a fluffy egg casserole and topped in red salsa. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Soup & Salad
Chopped romaine hearts with shaved parmesan, homemade herbed croutons and caesar dressing. (serves 10)
Our classic romaine salad with the addition of grilled chicken. (serves 10)
Local organic greens piled with cherry tomatoes, fresh english cucumbers and gorgonzola dressing. (serves 10)
Organic baby spinach with red onion, salty kalamata olives and sweet lemon vinaigrette. (serves 10)
Fresh topped romaine hearts with teriyaki chicken, green onions, marinated carrots, sugar snap peas, cucumbers, toasted sesame, almonds, crispy wontons and Asian dressing (contains peanuts). (serves 10)
Chopped romaine hearts with chicken, avocado, cherry tomatoes, green onions, crispy bacon, gorganzola, hard boiled eggs and house vinaigrette. (serves 10)
Chopped romaine hearts with chicken, avocado, sliced radishes, cilantro, cheddar cheese, crispy tortilla strips and lemon vinaigrette. (serves 10)
We offer a changing selection of fresh made salads based on what is delicious, beautiful and in season. Pint / Quart
Eight servings of our daily made soup, paired with one of the catering size salads. (serves 8)
- Chicken, herbed cream cheese and organic mixed greens.
- Hummus, cucumbers, avocado, roasted peppers and organic mixed greens.
- Roasted turkey, crispy bacon, avocado, herbed cream cheese and organic mixed greens.
- Teriyaki chicken, marinated carrots, green onions. wasabi aioli and organic mixed greens
Small (serves 8-10) / Medium (serves 16-20) / Large (serves 24-30)
Old-fashioned macaroni and cheese topped with a crisp layer of herbed bread crumbs. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Lasagna noodles layered with zucchini or butternut squash, italian sausage, provolone, parmesan and fresh herbed cream sauce. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Grilled zucchini, eggplant and red pepper layered into lasagna noodles with ricotta cheese, parmesan and marinara. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Corn tortillas filled with chicken, cheddar cheese, cilantro and tomatillo salsa. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18).
Chicken and sautéed vegetables folded into a creamy bechamel and topped with a buttery crust.
Chicken baked with lemon, olive oil, garlic, and smoked Spanish paprika; served at room temperature. (serves 8)
Penne pasta folded into a creamy pesto sauce and baked with a crispy cheesy top. Small (serves 9) / Large (serves 18)
Call for seasonal availability and prices.
Pick one or many of our handmade Buttery pies filled with with delicious seasonal ingredients.
Delight your table with a variety of our cookies, baked fresh every morning.
Choose a seasonal fruit tart, either fresh fruit, pear almond or tangy lemon tart.
The Buttery is the destination in Santa Cruz for great tasting and creative cakes. Ask to see our idea book and speak with one of our trained staff members to find the perfect cake for your occasion.
A beautifully arranged platter of cheddar, brie, and gouda paired with dried fruit, nuts, and assorted sliced baguette. Small (serves 12-16) / Large (serves 18-24)
A retro classic! Cheddar, gorgonzola, and cream cheese creamed together with herbs, then rolled in toasted pecans. Served with olive oil and garlic brushed crostini. (serves 10-20)
Spinach and artichoke hearts mixed into a creamy dip with parmesan, lemon, and nutmeg. Served in a sourdough bowl along with soft baguette pieces. (serves 8-10)
A delicious combination of grilled seasonal vegetables, cherry tomatoes, provolone cheese, spice roasted potato wedges, olives, homemade pickles, and marinated mushrooms. Small (serves 10-15) / Large (serves 20-30)
A beautiful array of fresh vegetables and homemade gorgonzola dressing for dipping.
Savory olive oil and garlic brushed crostini paired with your choice of: rustic eggplant ratatouille, curried chicken salad, or heirloom tomato bruschetta (summer availability). (serves 30)
Caramelized onions, thyme roasted tomatoes, and kalamata olives baked into a puff pastry frame and topped with shaved parmesan. (serves 12-16)
Enclosed puff pastry pie filled with your choice of savory ingredients. Choose from mushrooms and swiss or ham and swiss with béchamel. (serves 8-12)
Mushrooms, spinach, and green onions folded into cream cheese spread over a thick flakey butter crust and topped with sautéed carrots, zucchini, and parmesan. (serves 8)
A platter with assorted meats and cheeses, accompanied with sliced tomatoes, pickled onions, aiolis, and mixed greens. Bread included. (serves 6)
Petite versions of our famous buttery croissant sliced and filled with your choice of curried chicken or tuna salad topped with pickled onions and organic mixed greens. Two-day notice required. (serves 12)
Petite versions of our tasty ham or turkey sandwiches with gouda on a buttered French baguette. Small (serves 16) / Large (serves 32).
A giant francese baguette toasted with oil and balsamic vinegar, then layered with ham, salami, provolone and olive tapenade. Served whole or sliced. (serves 3-7)
A giant francese baguette layered with crispy bacon, sliced roma, avocado, and organic mixed greens. Served whole or sliced. (serves 3-7)
Choose as many sandwiches as you like from our sandwich menu, we will cut them in half and arrange them on a disposable sandwich platter. Price does not include cost of sandwiches.
Treat yourself and your guests with a customized lunch box! Each box carries a full-sized sandwich, one side, and one fresh-baked cookie! Follow the steps to create up to 3 custom boxes:
STEP 1: Choose up to 3 different kinds of sandwiches
Avo Jack, Turkey Basil, Asian Chicken, Tuna Salad, Joe's Favorite.
STEP 2: Pair a side with each sandwich
Chips, seasonal salad, local lettuce salad, fruit salad.
STEP 3: Finish each box of with a fresh baked cookie
Chocolate chip w/ walnuts, peanut butter, oatmeal raisin.
STEP 4: Tell us how many would you like to order.
Need a little inspiration for your upcoming meal? Make it easy on yourself and choose one of our preselected feasts!
Treat your group to a breakfast built for champions! This meal includes: seasonal fruit platter, house made granola, Straus organic vanilla yogurt, and a hot tea travel box. (serves 18-24)
Don't wake up early to cook your friends brunch, sleep in and let us do the work! This feast includes: Bacon or mushroom quiche, seasonal breakfast potatoes, organic local green salad, and an assorted pastry platter. (serves 8)
Looking to feed a group, but not interested in anything too fancy? This meal is for you! Includes: one BLTA and one Buttery super sub, a potato salad, deviled eggs, and a box of chocolate chip cookies. (serves 8)
An elegant offering: Ham and Swiss cheese or mushroom pithivier, pinwheel sandwiches, Caesar salad, and chocolate, raspberry and marzipan petit fours. (serves 8)
A spread sure to please everyone: a build your own sandwich and salad bar. Sandwich bar offers a variety of meats and cheeses, bread, fresh produce and a variety of spreads. The salad bar includes a variety of lettuces, fresh produce and vinaigrettes. (6 person minimum)
Use our build your own lunch box creator to customize boxed lunches for your guests! Each lunch comes with one sandwich, one side, and one dessert packed nicely away in a handy lunch box carrier.
Antipasto platter, Spanish style chicken, and eggplant and red pepper lasagne, spinach salad with kalamata olives and lemon vinaigrette, baguette, and two seasonal tarts. (serves 16)
Start the fiesta with a colorful crudite platter, move on to chicken enchiladas, green rice, avocado salad, and finish with two key lime pies. (serves 16)
All hot beverages are served in a convenient disposable box that keeps beverages hot for up to 2 hours and are served with cups, lids, and hot holders.
Fresh brewed coffee, cream, and sugar. (serves 12)
Whole leaf tea bags, cream, and sugar. (serves 12)
Served with your choice of milk or soy. (serves 12)
Homemade chocolate ganache melted into Straus organic milk. (serves 12)
All fresh juices are made to order and served in a glass quart jar. Keep Refrigerated.
Juiced to order with fresh navel oranges. (serves 4)
Lemons juiced to order and whisked up with sugar. (serves 4)
Brewed in the morning, cooled and served fresh. Lemon wedges included. (serves 4)
Think Local First!
The Buttery is proud to use the best, locally sourced, organic ingredients through partnerships with local farms and small businesses:
- Happy Boy Organic Produce
- Glaum Egg Ranch
- Straus Family Creamery
- Brown Cow
- San Francisco Herb Company
- Mr. Espresso
- SunFed Organic, grass fed and finished beef
- Mary's Free-Range, Organic Chicken
- Dr. Kiefer
- Harmless Harvest