Out of the Blue is more than just a caterer. Yes, we love astonishing your guests with attentive service, mouthwatering food, and an inviting environment. But what really matters most is helping you create memories that will last for a lifetime, with the people you care about. Our well-prepared experts think of all the little things that turn a mundane event into an unforgettable experience.


Succulent cuisine prepared by masterful chefs

At Out of the Blue catering, we’re best known for our diverse menu and delectable food that makes guests savor every bite. Our professionally trained chefs are connoisseurs who have devoted their lives to perfecting their craft and preparing food that looks just as good as it tastes. We prepare flawless appetizers, meals and desserts for events of any type and size.

The freshest hand-selected ingredients

All of our food is cooked with meticulous care and assembled by hand – always fresh. Unlike other caterers that keep food in holding boxes which degrade quality, Out of the Blue on-site whenever possible to ensure our meals are hot, fresh, and delicious.

An incredible meal, just for you

Everyone has their own unique tastes and preferences. That’s why the friendly and flexible team at Out of the Blue works closely with you to devise the perfect custom menu for your event. Accommodating of your needs and requests, our top priority is ensuring your comfort and delight throughout the entire process. In fact, we invite you enjoy a private, personalized menu tasting to demonstrate our level of quality and commitment!

Types of Cuisine

African, American (New), American (Traditional), Asian, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Creole, Ethiopian, French, German, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Pan-Asian, Polynesian, Russian, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese

Dietary Accommodations

Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian


The perfect blend of personable service and reliable expertise

Our experienced team brings these to every buffet we produce – whether buffet catering or full-service events, on-site chef cooking stations, or drop-off catering. These are what our experienced team brings to every type of occasion.

We have an outstanding reputation for providing reliable and professional buffet catering services throughout Southern California

No matter the vision or specifications you have for your event, Out of the Blue will work with you to see that your needs are covered. We ensure that you’ll get exceptional services from one of the best buffet caterers in Southern California.


Seasonal menus at affordable prices

Each month,  Chef David & the hardworking Team at Out of the Blue creates mouthwatering Specials available at our promotional rate of only $35 per person! For over 11 years, Out of the Blue has provided affordable catering by offering these delightful monthly specials – they’re a customer favorite for Corporate & Social Events! We invite you to make Out of the Blue your choice

Above and beyond is what we do

You’d be surprised how many tiny details go into planning a successful event. At Out of the Blue catering, our goal is to never make you have to find out. When you choose to work with us, you are assigned a personal Event & Design Specialist who ensures all aspects of your function are covered. We walk you through menu selection, diagramming, color palettes, linen selection, tastings, and event details so you know exactly what to expect with no surprises along the way. In the end, our main objective is always your peace of mind!

World-class service that defies expectations

On the day of your event, extraordinary staff can make the difference between a good time and an outstanding time. Out of the Blue Catering team members always arrive on-time and are ready with plenty of time to spare before your function’s scheduled start time. Our dependable Operations crew keeps everything running smoothly behind the scenes, too. With extensive service training throughout the year and individual reviews after every event, all of our employees are prepared and motivated to perform at unsurpassed levels. Our customers deserve our best, every single time.

Types of Staffing

Event leads, chefs, servers, bartenders, baristas, coat check staff, sommeliers, valet attendants and security staff, plus a massive network of industry-leading partners and preferred vendors.


vibrant, complex, soulful

Chef David has spent extensive amounts of time all across Mexico, finding new inspirations for truly loco dishes that are grouped on his menu in categories like “Vibrant,” “Complex,” and “Ancient.” The dishes — other than those select adjectives, duh — defy categorization, and can be paired with any of the same drinks.

Vibrant & Complex

Hiramasa, Coconut, Lime Sashimi-grade Baja Seas hiramasa yellowtail, tangy coconut crema, young coconut, serrano, crispy sea moss, micro cilantro

Sepia, Shrimp, Scallops, Black Citrus Aguachile Seared Gullo sepia with hoja santa, royal red shrimp, bay scallops, spicy black citrus “broth,” yuzu­ avocado  crema,  sea vegetables

Classic Topolo Salad Bayless Garden greens, La Nogalera walnut oil, lime, toasted walnuts & chile threads


Sopa Azteca Dark broth (inf used with pasilla chile,) wood-grilled chicken, avocado, Meadow Valley Farm handmade  Jack  cheese,  cultured  cream, masa crisp

Roasted Cauliflower, Mole Blanco Grillroasted cauliflower, white mole (guero chile, roasted tomatillo, pine nuts, apricot), smoked almonds, bacon, tequila-scented apple

Sweet Corn Tamai, Chanterelle Rajas, Homemade Ricotta Banana leaf -steamed sweet corn tamal, creamy chanterelles & green poblano rajas, homemade ricotta with red poblano


Its your day, Make it your menu

Our event capabilities go far beyond those of a typical caterer. Through our subsidiary, Out of the Blue Catering Special Events, we can design, conceptualize, produce and manage large-scale events such as fundraiser galas, award shows, movie premieres, product unveilings, grand openings, live performances and more. If mind-blowing spectacles and immersive guest experiences are what you’re after, the specialists at Out of the Blue can pull it off on an epic scale!

A proven track record

We pride ourselves on offering affordable, elegant, and distinctive event catering. We’ll take your unique vision and turn it into reality that delights and satisfies. Most of all, we’ll help make your dreams for a spectacular event come true. It’s all for you, your family, friends, and most special guests.

Ready to start planning your event? So are we!

Out of the blue Catering

Out of the Blue Catering is the most sought-after catering and events company in Southern California. We offer unbelievably delicious food, unsurpassed personalized service, and a genuine passion for helping people make unforgettable memories together.

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