Catering Events

Canal Street Bistro makes 
catering events unforgettable!

Our warm, inviting atmosphere and excellent food and service provide the perfect backdrop for your next catering event. Holiday menus available as well as custom menus for showers, rehearsal dinners and large family gatherings. We offer plated menus for up to 30 people and cocktail menus for up to 50 people. Email Chef Ingrid Thomas to book your event today!

All orders must be pre-paid at the time of ordering. Please call us during regular business hours or email us if you have any questions or to place an order.

Prices subject to change.

Note: small or 1/2 pan portions serve 15-20, large or full pan portions serve 25-30


Spinach & Strawberry Salad     1/2 pan $20     full pan $40
organic baby spinach, sliced strawberries, walnuts, feta cheese

Mixed Greens     1/2 pan $15     full pan $30
organic mixed greens, cucumber, tomato, pickled red onion

Salpicon   1/2 pan $30    full pan $60
shredded romaine lettuce tossed with shredded beef, tomatoes, pickled red onions, pickled cactus, cilantro, queso fresco, olive oil and lime juice

Chopped Italian Salad    1/2 pan $20    full pan $40
romain lettuce, artichoke hearts, black olives, grape tomatoes, Italian vinaigrette

Platters & Hors D’ Oeuvres

Mini Chicken Boudin Balls     24ct $36.00
housemade from scratch, served with locally made pepper jelly

Mini Crab Cakes     24 ct  $54.00
lump crab meat, herbs and spices

Shrimp Remoulade Canapés     24ct $48.00
poached gulf shrimp atop a cucumber slice with remoulade sauce and lemon zest

Muffuletta Board     sm $40.00     lg $70.00 
deconstructed, sliced Genoa salami, coppa salami, Chisesi ham, mortadella, provolone, house made jardiniere, olives, St. Joseph’s toast points

Artisan Cheese Board     sm $35.00     lg $60.00
Chef’s selection of artisinal cheeses and crackers

Finger Sandwiches     24ct $18     Vegan or Gluten Free $24.00
served on multi-grain bread, your choice of three: sliced ham, sliced turkey, sliced roast beef, Creole spiced egg salad, tuna salad, cucumber/tomato/cream cheese, natural peanut butter & strawberry jelly, peach preserves & cream cheese

Fancy Finger Sandwiches     24ct $40.00
served on individual rolls, combination of roasted beef tenderloin with horseradish aioli, roasted pork with dried plum-chilpotle spread & shrimp remoulade

Roasted Vegetable Platter     sm $50.00     lg $90.00
Seasonal selection of roasted vegetables, each individually seasoned

New Orleans Favorites

Chicken & Andouille Jambalaya     1/2 pan $50.00     full pan $80.00
scratch made from scratch with Creole Country andouille sausage

Seafood Gumbo     gallon $90.00
scratch made with dark roux, okra, shrimp, crab and oysters, with white rice

Duck & Andouille Gumbo     gallon $80.00
scratch made with dark roux, duck, Creole Country andouille sausage, with white rice

Red Beans & Rice     1/2 pan $40.00     full pan $60.00
slow cooked with pork shoulder and Creole Country andouille sausage

Grits and Grillades     1/2 pan $75.00     full pan $140.00
veal medallions slow cooked in a dark, rich sauce, served with creamy grits


By the Pound:
Chile con Carne     pound $16.00
beef slow cooked in a mild red chile sauce

Carnitas     pound $12.00
pork shoulder slow roasted with garlic and citrus

Cuban Lechón  $7 per pound
skin on leg of pork marinated in classic Cuban mojo then slow roasted.

Whole Cuts:
Choice of: Five Spice, Orange-Rosemary Glaze,
Au Poivre with Horseradish Cream, Pomegranate Lacquer, Herb Roasted with Lemon Cream Sauce

Whole Pork Loin $120

Whole Beef Tenderloin $190

Boneless Chicken Breast
1/2 pan $60.00, full pan $110

Boneless Leg of Lamb $Market

Cornish Game Hen $9 each


Seafood Pasta in White Wine-Garlic Sauce    1/2 pan $75.00     full pan $140.00
Gulf shrimp and PEI mussels tossed with organic gemelli pasta in a white wine-garlic cream sauce

Mediterranean Pasta     1/2 pan $60    full pan $100.00
Organic gemelli pasta tossed with kalamata olive, feta cheese, oven roasted tomatoes and pecan pesto, may be served hot or cold

Mediterranean Pasta with Chicken     1/2 pan $75.00     full pan $140.00

Basil & Parmesan Pasta     1/2 pan $50     full pan $90
Organic casarecce pasta tossed with fresh basil, olive oil, butter, shaved parmesan and finished with lemon juice

Garden Pasta Salad    1/2 pan $45     full pan $90
organic pasta, grilled zucchini, parsley, shredded parmesan cheese, grape tomatoes, lemon juice, olive oil


Sides, Dips & Sauces

Chile de Arbol Salsa     pint $9.00
spicy salsa that can be used as a condiment for carnitas or other meats

Ranchero Salsa     pint $8.00     quart $16.00
roasted tomatoes, cilantro, onion and jalapeno chiles, blended. May be served warmed or chilled

Chilpotle-Tomatillo Salsa     pint $8.00     quart $16.00
tomatillos, chilpotle peppers, roasted poblano peppers and onions, blended. May be served warmed or chilled

Hummus     pint $15.00
house made with lemon juice, roasted garlic, and tahini

Guizado de Chayote   Qt $15  ½ Pan $45
chayote, tomatoes, red onion, fresh corn kernels topped with queso Oaxaqueño and baked until golden brown

Guacamole     pint $ 10.00     quart $20.00
fresh avocado, tomato, pickled red onion and cilantro

Mexican Black Beans     quart $9.00     gallon $32.00
mildly seasoned and vegetarian

Mexican Rice     quart $8.00     1/2 pan $40.00     full pan $70.00
seasoned with tomato, cilantro and other spices, vegetarian

Yucca en Mojo   Qt. $10   ½ Pan $40  Full Pan $70
Cuban style yucca tossed with onion and garlic mojo

Cuban Style Black Beans  Qt $15    ½ Gallon $30
black beans seasoned with onion, garlic, spices and green olives

Pinto Beans   Qt $15   ½ Gallon $30
Chef Lowen’s famliy recipe, seasoned with onions, bacon and spices

Poblano Rice   Qt $15    ½ Pan $30   Full Pan $55
long grain rice cooked with pureed chile poblano  

German Potato Salad     quart $8.00
mustard, onion, parsley and other spices

Curry Chicken Salad     quart $20.00
yellow curry, mayonnaise, diced apples, walnuts and parsley tossed with shredded chicken breast

Green Bean Almandine quart $8, half Pan $40, full pan $70
baby french beans, almonds, brown butter

Sweet Potato – Apple Hash     quart $8.00     1/2 pan $40.00     full pan $70.00
pan roasted sweet potatoes, apples and green onions

Kale Slaw     quart $6.00     1/2 pan $25.00
shredded kale and carrots tossed in our home made dressing seasoned with agave nectar and house made chile piquin vinegar

Brioche Rolls     dozen $5.00

Manchego Gougere     24ct $18.00
Manghego cheese puffs

Yellow Corn Tortillas     100ct pack $3.00
Don’t forget these when ordering chile con carne or carnitas!

Tostadas     24ct bag $6.00
thick and crunchy, stone ground yellow corn tostadas. A must have with our guacamole!


Mini King Cakes     Half Dozen $24
handmade with the traditional cinnamon swirl. For individually wrapped cakes, add $1 each

Bananas Foster Bread Pudding     1/2 pan $35 full pan $70
with vanilla bean sweet cream

Traditional Bread Pudding     1/2 pan $25 full pan $50
with raisins and rum sauce

Rum Cake $35
classic rum and pecan bundt soaked in Flor de Caña rum sauce

Cream Puffs     12ct $24
filled with choice of vanilla or Mexican chocolate pastry cream, chantilly cream topped with chocolate ganache. For specialty fillings and glazes, call for availabiltiy and pricing

Citrus Tea Cookies     24ct $12
lemon or orange vanilla bean sables

Mexican Wedding Cookies     24ct $12 gluten free $18
choice of vanilla, Mexican Chocolate, pecan, almond or pistachio

Guava Thumb Prints     24ct $12
gluten free corn cookies filled with guava preserves

Rustic Tart    10 inch Mkt
sable crust filled with seasonal fruit, feeds 8. Email for availability and pricing

Peanut Butter Brownie Bites     24ct $18