Off-Site Catering

From a gourmet picnic lunch to a formal wedding dinner reception...

Coho Restaurant provides full service off-site catering on San Juan Island. We use the freshest and finest ingredients, day-of-event preparation, and artistic presentation to offer consistent quality. We work at venues throughout San Juan Island including Brickworks, Salt Water Farms, Lakedale Resort, Pelindaba Lavender Farm, South Beach, or your private home. Coho Restaurant has earned a reputation for exceptional food service. From a gourmet picnic lunch to a formal wedding dinner reception, our creative team will take you on a culinary journey. You’ll explore and savor the San Juan Islands.

  • We offer menus built on ingredients from local Island producers.
  • We offer a full bar service with craft cocktails poured by our friendly and professional team.
  • We partner with our clients to ensure your personalty and vision are part of our offerings. Whether it’s integrating your favorite ingredient or including an old family favorite on the menu, our team will ensure a one of a kind event.

Planning a destination event...

Coho Restaurant’s team understands the challenges of planning a destination event. We are your event coordinator as well as your caterer. We handle all the logistical details, including vendor coordination, to make sure your special event is worry-free. Our team handles all food-related equipment including china, glassware, utensils, tables, chairs, table linens, and other rentals to ensure your guests are comfortable. We also provide decor including floral, table arrangements, and lighting.

Coho Restaurant’s Special Events Coordinator works within your budget to plan and execute off-site events that will impress your guests and create lifelong memories. Life’s special events go by too quickly. Spend your time celebrating and leave the details to us. From the initial consultation, through the entire planning process, to the final clean up after the event, our professional team has it covered.

Over the years, we have produced hundreds of events and created memorable experiences for our clients. We are honored to be a part of these special moments in our clients’ lives. Let us do the same for you. Contact us today for a free consultation.

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Sample Catering Menus

All of our catering menus are customized to each event, availability of seasonal ingredients and our clients taste and budget.

Picnic Lunch menus

Sample Menu #1​

  • Curried Chicken, Smoked Albacore Tuna or Caprese on Fresh Baked Bread
  • Chips
  • Freshly Baked Cookie
  • Side Salad, Seasonal Fruit
  • Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Beverage

Sample Menu #2

  • Grilled Salmon, Duck with Seasonal Chutney, or Grilled Hanger Steak
  • Freshly Baked Rolls
  • Seasonal Side Salad
  • House-Made Cookie
  • Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Beverage

Sample Brunch, Party & Dinner menus


  • Northwest Eggs Benedict, Smoked Salmon
  • Spinach & Sausage Quiche
  • Sweet or Savory Crepes
  • House-Made Scones & Muffins
  • Fresh Berries & Fruit
  • House-Made Granola & House-Made Greek-Style Yogurt
  • Seasonal Fruit Torte
  • Coffee & Tea Service
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Informal Garden Party​

  • Caprese Salad Kabobs
  • Selection of Mini Brioche Sandwiches
  • Smoked Duck with Seasonal Fruit Chutney
  • Portobello Mushrooms and Pesto
  • Island Lamb Burgers
  • Cheese-Stuffed New Potatoes
  • Grilled Veggie Kabobs
  • Brownie Ice Cream Sundaes
  • Non-Alcoholic Sparkling Beverages
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  • Fruit & Cheese Plate
  • Scallop or Crab Cakes
  • Dungeness Crab Canapes
  • Bruschetta with Serrano Ham & Fresh Figs
  • Arancini

Soup & Salad

  • Island Greens, Almond Sherry Vinaigrette
  • Soup of the Day
  • House Made Bread & Butter


  • Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin
  • Grilled Wild King Salmon or Halibut
  • Lavender Scented Potatoes or Wild Rice Risotto
  • Roasted Seasonal Vegetables


  • Selection of Mini Desserts
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