I just discovered a fabulous new catering company based out of Oakland called BAY LEAF CATERING www.bayleafcatering.com 510.888.3998
Bay Leaf Catering is headquartered in Oakland and is a full service catering company serving the San Francisco Bay Area.
offering corporate, special event and social catering services.
Their site indicates:
With over ten years of experience we are committed to providing fine quality food and a professional hand selected staff for each event.
At Bay Leaf Catering we plan a party both you and your guests will enjoy.
Each event is carefully customized.
Your ideas and our expertise will create just the right menu because Entertaining is an art. It requires thought, planning and patience, fabulous food and of course.... fun!
We love food. & Love people enjoying our food we pride our self on using the freshest & best seasonal produce obtained daily from quality local markets and pride ourselves in making all dishes from scratch providing the very best in produce, menus, service & professionalism.
Our gracious service is highlighted by the most delicious food.
Be a guest at your own party and leave the work to us.
From a dining perspective I found their food extremely fresh, lovingly prepared, with a fantastic presentation.
I totally recommend them, and will actually be using them in my holiday party planning- There are so many options of great food vendors available in the bay area. These folks aren't the biggest, however, their food will win over the most particular SF foodie I suggest you try them too!