5 Party Trays For All Your Holiday Get-Togethers

No time to cook? No problem!


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Let’s face it, not everybody has the time to prepare for a party, most especially now that the holiday rush is about to get into full swing. If you’re wishing someone could prepare and cook your food for you, then say no more. This list will give you plenty options of where to get party trays that will have you all set for your next potluck party. These are all guaranteed delicious, so don’t be surprised if you get a dozen more invites to other gatherings after this one!

1Party Toques


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Feel the Christmas spirit with Party Toques’ new Yuletide Ala Carte menu. The lineup consists of meals you would often see during Christmas feasts. For the traditional Filipino taste, you can opt for the Asian menu which includes Pork Kare Kare, Pancit Canton, and rice. On the other hand, their Western Menu features Penne Pasta, Baby Back Ribs, and Lemongrass Roasted Chicken among many others.

For more orders and inquiries, email them at partytoques@gmail.com

2Sushi Nori


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Sushi party, anyone? This famous sushi bar is now ready to spice up your gathering with their very own party trays. The California Tray, which is their cheapest and most basic, costs Php1299 and already includes 48 pieces of California Maki. If you want a wider variety of sushi, you can opt for the Classic Tray (Php1799) which contains California Maki, sashimi, and 4 different kinds of sushi. But if you just can’t get enough, the Sushi Overload (Php2099) is your best bet with 56 pieces of different kinds of sushi rolls.

Sushi Nori has various branches around Metro Manila

3J. Cuppacakes


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J.Cuppacakes may be known for their exceptionally made customized cakes and desserts, but don’t you dare sleep on their savory party trays. You would definitely have a difficult time choosing among their wide array of fares. They have it all from meat, seafood, noodles, and yes, even paella. It also comes in different sizes – from an intimate gathering for 8 up to a whopping 40-pax party.

J. Cuppacakes has branches in Eastwood and SM Jazz



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Kebabs and shawarma might not be popular during Noche Buena feasts, but don’t dismiss them so easily. This Middle Eastern restaurant up North is offering Christmas Platters for your next party. Their bite-sized shawarma will easily become the crowd favorite. Aside from the shawarma, another specialty you can buy is the box of sambousak. The holidays is never a bad time to try something new!

Meshwe has branches in Malingap and Regalado

5Mum’s Lasagna


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Imagine this: your mom has just taken something out of the oven and the room is filled with the savory smell that makes your mouth water. That is exactly the feeling that Mum’s Lasagna aims to deliver with their party trays. Their lasagna trays come in 3 sizes: small (3-4 pax for Php350), medium (8-10 pax for Php850), and party (16-20 pax for Php1850). Their homemade and freshly-baked lasagna will surely make the whole squad feel at home.

For orders, you can visit their Instagram page @mumslasagna.ph

Which party tray are you ordering next?