We are officially into the festive season, which is all we look forward to when the year ends. Now, during this time, we must gather our colleagues, family, and friends, loosen up, and enjoy each other's company before calling it a year.

But along tags the most stressful part of any gathering — cooking and ensuring everyone is satisfied. You can relieve all this stress by hiring a reliable catering service to cook for you. Well, we've done our research, and our list provides the top picks on where to get great catering in Portland & Salem for the holidays!

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Flying Elephants at PDX
Restaurant $$
7000 Northeast Airport Way, Portland OR, 97218
Flying Elephants specializes in providing gourmet deli fare, freshly-prepared meals, and wine. They also provide event catering services, so try them this holiday.
Whether you want a formal black-tie gala or are holding a casual backyard gathering, Elephants Catering & Events can suit any of your events happening this holiday. They will provide everything you require when hosting, from great food, hospitable staff, and exceptional services.
Also, you can order your holiday feast from them for either delivery or pickup.
Meals 4 Heels
Restaurant $$
831 Southeast Salmon Street, Portland OR, 97214
If you have an event coming up during the holidays, trust Meals 4 Heels to provide the best catering services. They can do individual boxed lunches, self-serve buffets, appetizer platters, and brunch platters.
Furthermore, Meals 4 Heels can curate a specific menu to cater to your event needs. They have a minimum of 15 meals, and you need to notify them about your catering event 10 to 14 days in advance.
Graze Craze Newberg
Restaurant $$
4105 E Crestview Dr Suite 103, Newberg OR, 97132
What's a holiday event without charcuterie boards? Well, Graze Craze can offer charcuterie catering services for your upcoming event. Their classic cured meats and cheeses, colorful fruits, and bread provide a taste for everyone.
You can opt for their grab-and-go charcuterie style with individual portions for each person. Alternatively, let Graze Craze come to your venue and do the setup for you. Highly recommended!
Black Sheep Cafe & Catering
Restaurant $$
1932 McGilchrist Street Southeast, Salem OR, 97302
Black Sheep Cafe & Catering in Salem also provides catering services for the holiday. They will provide full service if you want breakfast, lunch, or dinner for your small or big holiday party. Ensure you inform them in advance if you require their catering services this holiday season.
22 NW 4th Ave, Portland OR, 97209
Charlie's Deli has so much on the menu that will put a smile on your guests this holiday. There's a lot to enjoy, from different kinds of hand-crafted sandwiches and meats to vegetarian and gluten-free menus. Most orders come with individual packaging, which makes your work easier.