Event Catering

Barnes and Maracle is passionate about providing elegant catered experiences in the Cowichan Valley and on Vancouver Island. We offer many styles of service to fit the needs of your special events, intimate gatherings and life celebrations.

We are boutique caterers that specialize in creating high-quality food made with sustainable and local ingredients. Our tiers of service range from simple and elegant offerings for your more casual events to more elaborate and luxurious options for special life events when you want to go above and beyond.

Barnes and Maracle like to work with our clients to customize their events to their unique needs and taste. We provide great attention to detail in our work and are committed to providing exceptional hospitality. Our Event Catering Services:

  • Buffet Style

    Set up Only

    Barnes and Maracle will set up food warmers and menu items for more casual events and larger groups. Service can be added if you would like staff available to clear plates and pour beverages.

  • Family Style

    Full Service

    A great way to dine with family and friends. Barnes and Maracle will set the table with style and provide attentive service for your intimate event. Food will be presented on platters to share with your guests.

  • Plated Style

    Full Service

    An elegant and grand way to spend an evening. This is a full-service option for your special occasions. We will set an elegant table to enhance your dining experience. Create a custom multi-course menu from seasonal ingredients prepared for you onsite. Provide a restaurant experience with exceptional service with all the bells and whistles.

  • Vegan Feast

    Sample Menu:

    • Pakoras with Tamarind Dipping Sauce
    • Popped Corn with Nutritional Yeast and Zaa’tar
    • Baja Salad - Garden Greens, Black Beans, Cabbage, Radish, Carrots, Tomato, Pickled Red Onions, Avocado, Pepitas, Tortilla Chips with Cilantro Lime Dressing
    • Grilled Vegetable Salad - Roasted Tomatoes, Bulgur Wheat, Grilled Seasonal Vegetables and Fresh Herbs
    • Roasted Beet and Quinoa Salad - Fennel, Kohlrabi, Apples, Arugula and Walnuts with a Champagne Vinegar Fresh Herb Dressing
    • High Summer Salad - Corn, Stone Fruit, Tomatoes, Berries and Zucchini with Coconut Lime Dressing and Fresh Herbs
    • Cannellini Beans L’orange Roasted Fennel, Orange and Mint
    • Puttanesca - Olives, Tomatoes, Capers, Artichoke, Garlic and Onion with Fresh Basil
    • Chocolate Coconut Pot de Creme
    • Summer Berry Parfait with Lemon Curd and Toasted Nuts