Catering Makes a Comeback

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After two years of decline, the catering business is on the rise! With the holidays upon us, now is the time to prep for this revenue-building opportunity.

Shamrock Foodservice Warehouse is home to a caterer’s dream. Our small kitchenware and catering aisles are packed floor to (almost) ceiling with everything from tongs to serving trays to beverage bins – all at surprisingly low prices. Whether you’re a professional caterer, a foodservice establishment expanding your offerings or simply finding yourself in charge of the next holiday party, we have what you need.

Here are our Top 10* favorite catering items to get your shopping list started:

  1. Serving trays: Black Round Deli Trays (12” and 16”)
  2. Iced beverage bins: Ice Bucket Tote (6 gallon)
  3. Pitchers: Clear Plastic Pitcher (60oz), Plastic Pitcher with Lid (64oz), Glass Beer Pitcher (60oz, 6ct)
  4. Tabletop and buffet supplies: Buffet Chafer 8 Piece Set, Ethanol Gel Eco 2hr Chafing Fuel (6ct), Methanol Gel Chafer 2 Hour Fuel (72ct)
  5. Buffet serving utensils: Stainless Steel Utility Tongs (9.5"), Black Plastic Ladle (8.5”)
  6. Disposables: Clear Impact Plastic Cold Cup (24oz), Plastic Rectangle Container (8"x6", 150ct), Foam Cup (32oz), White Deep Hinged Tray (100ct)
  7. Barware: Measuring Spoon Set, Stainless Jigger (.75x1oz), Bar Spoon (11”), Stainless Steel Single Mesh Strainer (8”)
  8. Aluminum Foil Steam Table Pans & Lids: Full Size Foil Steam Pan (3.5" Deep), Half Size Foil Steam Pan (2.5" Deep), Lids available for both
  9. Tablecloths: White and Black Table Covers (54"x108")
  10. Insulated food carriers: Insulated Food Pan Carrier (1 compartment), Insulated Food Pan Carrier (2 compartments) with Dolly

The 2022 holiday season is shaping up to be the busiest in recent years, as return-to-office continues and corporate clients look to host holiday gatherings. Be sure to check out our catering supplies (not to mention our 4,000 foodservice and wholesale grocery items offered in-store). And remember, special orders are always an option too!

No matter if you’re a chef, restaurant operator, or shopping for household essentials, we know you’re too busy to run all over town looking for all the items on your shopping list. Good thing we’re the perfect one-stop resource, so you can get in, get what you need, and get going!

*Items may vary slightly by store location

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