Don't cook, choose catering!


Rosslyn cafés and restaurants offer many tasty options for catering your next event

Whether you're cooking for a small group or orchestrating a larger gathering, consider leaving the cooking to the pros. Several Rosslyn restaurants offer catering for every budget. Here are some great options:

AllSpice Cafe & Catering: 1401 Wilson Blvd., 703-524-4050. Locally owned and operated, AllSpice Cafe & Catering offers traditional American, Mediterranean, Tex-Mex, vegetarian, Asian, upscale and casual gourmet fare. Besides catering for events and business meetings, AllSpice offers full-day catering services for conferences. Catering menu

Barley Mac: 1600 Wilson Blvd., 571-800-3070. Barley Mac's innovative American comfort food is available for catering. Their team handles all the details, from setup to service to takedown, and provides custom pricing for your event, whether it be a holiday party or a corporate event. Request a quote 

The Brown Bag: 1735 N. Lynn St., 703-247-2121. The Brown Bag offers a range of catering options, from corporate holiday catering to boxed lunches to full-service catering for other events. Their hot food buffet items serve a minimum of 12 people. Order catering from the Rosslyn location for delivery or pick-up. Catering menu

Capriotti's: 1500 Wilson Blvd., 703-465-2277. Capriotti’s creates party trays featuring their cold subs and specials. They also offer boxed lunches and a hot meatball bar. Their menu includes vegetarian subs made with meatless products. Their smallest sandwich tray serves eight to ten people. Catering menu

Chipotle Mexican Grill: 1735 N. Lynn St., 703-294-6669. Chipotle's catering spreads of Mexican fare serve from six to 200 people. Choose from a more extensive create-your-own taco and bowl option or go for something simpler like burritos by the box or a chips and salsa spread. Catering menu

Cosi: 1801 N. Lynn St., 703-294-6750. Cosi offers salad and sandwich box lunches and platters as well as soups, fruit and veggie platters, and cocktail sandwich platters for groups. Their flatbread pizzas and chicken, steak and veggie platters are also available through catering. Catering menu

District Taco: 1500 Wilson Blvd., 571-290-6854. District Taco serves Yucatan-style Mexican food that is made fresh daily from quality ingredients. They accept catering orders for delivery (minimum order cost $200, plus there's a delivery fee) and pickup (minimum order cost $100). Catering menu

HUNGRY Catering: 1560 Wilson Blvd., 202-848-1519. HUNGRY Catering provides exclusive access to top chefs in the D.C., Maryland and Virginia area. They make sure ordering is easy, that food is fresh, and that it arrives quickly. Among their chefs include a former White House chef, a three-time Chopped champion on the Food Network, and an amazing chef of Indian cuisine who used to cook at the Taj Mahal Hotel in India. HUNGRY has over 60 chefs on their platform who only cook a handful of their very best dishes so each meal is really good and truly authentic. Catering menu 

Kona Grill: 1771 Wilson Blvd., 571-758-5400. Now you can enjoy Kona Grill's fresh seafood, award-winning sushi, and classic comfort food at your next office party of special event. They cater events of all sizes and will deliver their tasty cuisine to your door for an additional 10 percent service fee. Choose from tasty flatbreads, gourmet salads, their signature macadamia nut chicken, sushi or sandwiches and sliders. Catering menu

The Little Beet: 1800 N. Lynn St., 703-310-6711. The Little Beet serves a health-focused, vegetable-rich menu that is 100 percent gluten free and mostly vegan, although you can choose to add chicken, steak or fish to your meal if you wish. Their delicious seasonal fare is a great choice for catering, whether you need an easy office lunch, buffet dinner for 20, or food for a more substantial gathering. You can choose to place an order directly via their website or contact their catering director with a custom order or additional questions. The catering order minimum is $150. Catering menu

Panera Bread: 1700 N. Moore St., 703-812-4690. Serving gourmet salads and comfort foods such as macaroni and cheese, hearty soups and sandwiches, Panera Bread offers catering for groups of less than 10, but can also handle corporate events as large as 1,000 people. Choose from a catering spread or boxed meals. They accept catering orders for delivery or pickup. Catering menu

Piola: 1550 Wilson Blvd., 703-528-1502. Piola offers simple, authentic Italian cuisine, and is particularly well-regarded for thin-crust, brick-oven pizza. Catering is available for delivery and pickup and includes a wide variety of choices, such as hot and cold appetizers, soups, salads, pizzas, pasta and chicken entrées, and desserts. Catering menu

Potbelly Sandwich Shop: 1735 N. Lynn St. 703-717-5033. Potbelly's toasty warm sandwiches, salads and freshly baked cookies are great for a crowd. Popular options include a box of sandwiches, large salads, shakes and smoothies, and soup or chili for a group. Catering menu

Roti Modern Mediterranean: 1501 Wilson Blvd. 571-257-3295. Roti Modern Mediterranean serves fresh, healthful Mediterranean food such as shawarma, falafel, hummus and house-baked pita bread. Their catering menu offers several options, including an "any way you want it" buffet, sandwich platters, box lunches and tasting platters. Roti also provides customers with the services of a skilled delivery team that can handle set-up. Catering menu

Tom Yum District: 1515 Wilson Blvd. 703-528-8424. Serving made-to-order rice and noodle bowls inspired by authentic Thai flavors, Tom Yum District has a full catering menu for a minimum of 15 people. Choose grilled steak, chicken, shrimp or tofu, a base of rice or noodles, a sauce, and unlimited vegetable toppings, such as Asian mixed lettuce, bean sprouts, pickled Thai pepper and cucumber relish. Orders can be delivered within a three-mile radius of the restaurant. Catering menu


Photo at top: The team at the Rosslyn location of Capriotti's hard at work

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