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Appetizer, Hors d'oeuvres, and Finger Food Catering

At on Safari Foods, we strive to offer the best appetizer catering in Seattle whether you are hosting a wedding, a cocktail event or a corporate holiday party. Our catering team will deliver appetizer, hors d’oeuvres, or finger foods ideas or customized menu selections for your next event. Our tasteful small bites can be vegan, vegetarian, kosher, or gluten-free. We also offer delectable cocktail party desserts.


All items are subject to seasonal availability.  We are happy to provide vegetarian (v), vegan (vg), and gluten-free (gf) options. Some limitations apply.


Appetizers are sold by the dozen with a minimum 2 dozen per selection (unless noted). Please inquire for pricing.

Please also visit our FAQ for more information when ordering your next catering.

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Spicy Chicken Skewers (gf)
Tender chicken rubbed with paprika and curry

Berber Rubbed Chicken Skewers
This lively spice is made with warm hints of cumin, cinnamon, coriander, ginger, garlic, and fresh lemon

Chicken Satay Skewers (gf)
Served with peanut dressing

Chicken Sosaties (gf)
Our best seller and a South African specialty!  Tender chicken marinated in apricot curry, skewered with onion and apricots

Chicken Saltimbocca Pinwheels (gf)
With prosciutto, sage, and fontina cheese and served with marinara sauce

Basil Chicken Pinwheels (gf)

Chicken Wings
Served with celery, carrot sticks, and house-made blue cheese dressing

  • Buffalo

  • Honey BBQ

  • Sriracha

  • Teriyaki

  • Lemon pepper dry rub




Sausage Rolls
Ground beef and pork sausage with our special Boerewor spice blend wrapped in puff pastry, served with mango chutney

Boerewors Bites
Our Lamb-Beef-Pork boerewors are grilled to perfection and sliced into bite sized pieces served with mango chutney

Balsamic Flank Steak Crostini*
With olive tapenade OR blue cheese spread


Stuffed Mushrooms*
With bacon, spinach, and leek OR Italian sausage and peppers

Flank Steak Skewers (gf)
Rubbed with Latin spices and served with chipotle and parsley dipping sauces

Hoisin Smoked Duck Breast
Served on a wonton chip and garnished with ginger and green onion

Deviled Eggs (v)(gf)*
With bacon and chives

Lamb Kofta Kebabs (gf)
Served with cucumber raita

Miniature Italian Meatballs
Served with marinara sauce

Moroccan Spiced Lamb Meatballs
Served with a cumin-scented tomato sauce


Antipasto Platter (gf)
Prosciutto, salame, and coppa, with fresh mozzarella, served with cornichons, marinated olives, marinated mushrooms and crusty bread

Vegetable Appetizers




Ahi Poke*
Raw Ahi tuna salad made with ahi, sesame, and lime

  • on a wonton chip with shiso tomato relish

  • on a cucumber cup with sesame seed garnish

  • on an endive leaf with wonton chips and cucumber cups on the side


Rosemary and Lemon Marinated Salmon Skewers (gf)


Sweet Potato Salmon Cakes*
Served with a Thai chili dipping sauce


Smoked Salmon Blini*
Served on a Buckwheat pancake with crème fraiche, and caviar


Smoked Salmon Mini Squares
Served on house-made brown bread, with lemon-caper butter, dill and créme fraiche


House Smoked Trout
On house-made brown bread with lemon-caper butter, dill, and creme fraiche


Miniature Cod Cakes*
With roasted red pepper aioli


Old Fashioned Crab Dip (gf) (Market Price)
Served with house-made potato chips


Basil and Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns (gf)


Fresh Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Shrimp (gf)
With peanut and spicy chile lime dipping sauces


Marinated Prawns (gf)

  • lemon and bay, with a sugar snap pea garnish

  • citrus and fennel, with a sugar snap pea garnish

  • lemon, caper, and Dijon


Deviled Eggs (v)(gf)

  • with bay shrimp and jalapeno

  • with smoked salmon and everything bagel topping

  • with Ikura caviar

"A world without tomatoes is like a string quartet without violins."
Laurie Colwin




Grilled Pear on Aged Pecorino (v)(gf)
With honey and thyme


Oatmeal Shortbread with Red Wine Poached Pear and Blue Cheese (v)


Crostini (v)

  • Warm mushroom and gruyere

  • Fig jam and chevre

  • Insalata Caprese

  • Matcha and goat cheese with orange and honey


Mushroom Duxelles (v)*
Served in a phyllo cup


Goat Cheese or Hummus Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes (v)(gf)


Greek Salad in a Cucumber Cup (v)(gf)*


Grilled Eggplant Rollups with Balsamic Glaze (v)(gf)
With fresh tomato, basil and goat cheese


Stuffed Mushrooms (v)*
With spinach, leek, and sun-dried tomato


Fresh Vietnamese Salad Rolls with Tofu (v)(vg)(gf)
Served with peanut and chile dipping sauces

Deviled Eggs (v)(gf)*

  • with paprika and parsley garnish (classic)*

  • with stuffed olive *

Caprese Skewers (v)(gf)
Fresh mozzarella, cherry tomatoes, and basil


Tortellini Skewers (v)
Served with pesto dipping sauce

Savory Cheese and Corn Empanadas (v)*

Samosas (v)(vg)*
Savory pastry filled with carrot, peas, and potatoes

Spanakopita (v)*
Made with spinach, feta, and ricotta cheeses

Rustic Roasted Vegetable Tarts (v)*

  • Roasted sweet potato, butternut squash, and goat cheese tart

  • Roasted tomato and ricotta tart

  • Mushroom and Gruyere tart

  • Artichoke, ricotta, and lemon tart

  • Caramelized three onion and three cheese tart

* must be warmed, assembled, and/or plated on site (additional set up fee may apply)

Platter of Local, Domestic, and International Cheeses (v)(gf)

Garnished with fresh and dried fruit and nuts, served with crusty bread and crackers


Marinated Spiced Vegetable Platter (v)(vg)(gf)


Grilled and Roasted Vegetable Platter (v)(vg)(gf)
Grilled marinated eggplant, cool roasted mushrooms, roasted peppers, grilled basil scented zucchini, balsamic roasted red onions, and crusty bread


House-made Spreadable Edibles (v)(vg)(gf) 
Choose 2 of the following:

  • Hummus

  • Baba ganoush

  • Roasted carrot spread

  • Minted pea hummus

  • Olive tapenade

  • Eggplant caponata

  • Warm artichoke parmesan dip

  • Cannellini bean and blue cheese dip


Served with pita, crackers and crusty bread.  
Add crudités for an additional fee.

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