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Stress Free Holidays
Why stress about food during the holidays? Let our holiday catering services help you create something that stands out from the rest!
Don’t let the holiday season become hectic and stressful, instead turn it into a time to relax and reconnect with friends, family and loved ones.
Our flexible hours allow us to work around your schedule. We offer deliveries and pick up options in order to accommodate any needs that may arise. Contact us today.
The Holiday Menu is Here
Holiday Order Deadline: December 18, 2023 at 12pm
Photos of Holiday Events We Catered
Casual to upscale our special holiday catering and menus are designed for a joyous Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s day, 4th of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, New Years Eve, and other holiday events. We have you covered!
Holiday Catering Events and Order Deadlines
Our catering services will make it easy for you to enjoy the holidays without wasting time shopping and planning around your busy schedule. Our professional catering staff will help you plan menus so you don’t have to worry about anything. Add those extras like linens, glasses, napkins, flowers, etc. for an added touch. Here are just a few events and order deadlines we will cater for you.
We will put together a delicious Easter menu featuring ham, prime rib, and homestyle sides that will make everyone happy. Or if you have a special request, let us know.
Have your feast delivered and ready to go so you can spend more time with family!
Order deadline: April 6, 2023
Let mom sit back and relax. Show her how much you love her with a wonderful lunch or dinner from Rocklands Catering.
Give her a fresh, delicious and healthy prepared meal with easy clean up for you!
Order deadline: May 5, 2023
Say “Happy Father’s Day” with a sausage and cheese platter to start and then a barbequed meal with ribs, brisket, mac and cheese and our signature baked beans. It’s just what dad wants. Oh, and don’t forget dessert.
All cooked to perfection and delivered right to you!
Order deadline: June 15, 2023
4th of July
Make this 4th of July worry free.
Impress your guests with hot, delicious, barbeque from Rocklands.
Need extra help with your summer party? No problem! We offer full-service catering from linens and decorations, to bar service and on-site grilling. Let us help you make the one of the biggest holidays of the season a blast!
Order deadline: June 29, 2023
Throwing a Halloween party? Make it easy. Just choose the items you want from our catering menu. Tell us how much and when you need it delivered and we will be there to make your party spooktacular!
Get all the fixings fixed for you! Perfect for friendsgiving too. Whether you want just sides or a whole turkey. We can deliver it to you chilled the day before with reheating instructions. Just order and enjoy!
Order deadline: November 17, 2023 at 2pm
Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Order ahead and pick up food cold the day before. Which makes life easy for Christmas Day.
Order deadline: December 18, 2023 at 12pm
Although we are not a kosher facility we have plenty of items that don’t contain pork!
New Year’s Eve
Start off the new year with a big bang of barbeque!
Holiday Party Ideas
Holiday Cocktail Party
Nothing says holidays like plenty of appetizers and customized cocktails for your party!
Holiday Lunch Catering
Why rely on leftovers for holiday lunch! Have it fresh and hot from Rocklands.
Celebrate the Holidays with the neighbors – get a Food Truck!
Have us bring the Holiday to your neighborhood with our food truck. Food for everyone to enjoy.
Corporate and at Home Holiday Parties
Need a delivery with all the sides or a turkey carving station with passed apps? We’ve got you covered.
Start Planning Your Event
Our team will work with you personally to ensure every detail is met. We listen to your needs from start to finish. We can’t wait to start planning your next event.
View Our Holiday Menus
Holiday Catering FAQs
We take catering orders for the holidays all year round. Once you know your plans, give us a call at 703-778-8000.
We take orders for Thanksgiving up until the Friday before Thanksgiving. For 2023, that would be Friday, November 17, 2023.
We take orders for Christmas up to a week before Christmas Eve. For 2023, our order deadline is Monday, December 18, 2023.
Check out our menu and ask your sales rep as we are well informed for all dietary restrictions.
Yes, we deliver and setup throughout Washington, DC, City of Alexandria, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Stafford County, Fauquier County, Montgomery County, Prince George’s County, Frederick County, Charles County, Calvert County, St. Mary’s County Howard County, and beyond.
Yes, you can rent party equipment. This is available only when you use our full-service catering services.
Yes, we have the best staff and bar service in the DMV area. Our staff will provide all the support you need onsite to make your event a success and our bartenders can even create a festive cocktail to serve your guests.
We can handle any size party. We’ve catered events anywhere from 10- 10,000 guests.
We deliver anywhere in the DMV area.
Yes, all except Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day but place your order for pick up the day before.
Grilled Marinated Gulf Shrimp
Serve room temperature – pull out of refrigerator 20-30 minutes prior to serving.
Crab & Artichoke Dip and Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Bake at 350°F for 20 minutes and browned on top.
Whole Brie with Cranberry Orange Relish
Bake at 350°F for 15 minutes until soft and creamy.
Smoked Turkey – Whole or Breast
Preheat oven to 270º. Place 3 cups of water in the pan and reheat for approximately 1 ½- 3 ½ hours depending on the size, or until hot. Be sure to baste every 20-40 minutes.
Grilled Rack of Lamb
Place lamb on cookie sheet; reheat at 200°F for 25 – 30 minutes.
Beef Tenderloin and Pork Tenderloin
Preheat oven to 350º. Place an eighth to a quarter cup of water in the pan, depending on the size of your tenderloin, and heat for 10 minutes. Serving at room temperature is recommended.
Fresh Grilled Salmon
Preheat oven to 225º. Reheat for 8 minutes. Serving at room temperature is recommended.
Preheat oven to 270º. Place 2 cups of water in the pan and reheat for 1-2 hours or until hot.
Cornbread Stuffing with Sage
Add 2 tablespoons of water per quart, cover with foil and reheat at 250º for 15 to 20 minutes per quart.
Southern Style Green Beans & Collards
Reheat on top of the stove over a low flame.
Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Chive
Add 2 tablespoons of milk per quart; reheat at 250º for approximately 30 minutes or stovetop over a low flame.
Add 2 tablespoons of water per quart, cover with foil reheat in 300º oven for 10-15 minutes or until hot
Bring to a boil on the stove. If too thick, just add some water.
Sauces – Cranberry Orange Relish, Horseradish Cream, Horseradish Mango Chutney, Horseradish Apple Cream, Whiskey Mustard Sauce, Fruited Horseradish Sauce, Spicy Peanut Sauce and Roasted Red Pepper Cream – Serve cold.
Pies, Brownies and Lemon Bars
Eat on way home. Destroy all evidence.