Mardi Gras Catering Ideas: Delicious Food and Desserts for a Fun Celebration

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Mardi Gras A Time To Celebrate With Food

Mardi Gras is a time-honored tradition that is celebrated around the world. It is a time for fun, celebration and great food! If you are looking for some delicious Mardi Gras catering ideas, you have come to the right place. In this blog post, we will share some of our favorite recipes for a festive Mardi Gras party. From Cajun cuisine to beignets and king cake, we have got you covered! So let's get started!

What kind of food is eaten on Mardi Gras? King cake and more..

Now that we know a bit more about Mardi Gras, let's take a closer look at some of the traditional foods that are eaten during this festive celebration. As mentioned earlier, gumbo, jambalaya, and king cake are all popular items on Mardi Gras menus. Gumbo is a thick stew that typically contains seafood, chicken, and sausage. Jambalaya is a rice dish that is made with shrimp, ham, and tomatoes. And king cake is a sweet pastry that is iced in purple, green, and gold sugar icing.

Why not bring in some at your next office event? If you're looking to throw a festive Mardi Gras office party this year, be sure to check out our catering Sydney, We offer delicious dishes that will surely please everyone in your team. Contact us here for more information!

Mardi Gras Office Corporate Catering Ideas?

Here's some of the best Mardi Gras food, dessert and drink ideas for your next office catering:
  • Jambalaya: American Creole and Cajun rice dish, one of the most famous in Cajun cooking! his hearty dish is perfect for a crowd. It's packed with flavor and can be made ahead of time.
  • Classic Cajun dish King Cake: This traditional Mardi Gras dessert is always a hit. It's made with rich cream cheese filling and topped with colorful sprinkles.
  • Beignets: These delicious deep-fried pastries are a New Orleans classic. Serve them with sweet dipping sauces for a sweet and savory treat.
  • Hurricanes (or other mardi gras cocktails)
  • Crawfish
  • Andouille Sausage
  • Classic creole gumbo: Sausage gumbo or Spicy sausage gumbo
  • Cajun garlic shrimp
  • Grits
  • Slow cooker Mashed Potatoes
  • Rice Pilaf
  • Fried Catfish
  • Baked Ham
  • Red beans and rice
  • Olive salad

Leave It To The Pros: Mardi Gras Food and Dessert Catering

As you get busy with celebrating Mardi Gras and immerse yourself in the parades, arts and events, and do not have the time to organise your next corporate catering home event, here's some great Sydney catering options to really rainbow up the festivities.


Celebrate Mardi Gras with a fluffy vanilla sponge cake with rainbow colours separated with thin layers of cream and beautiful vanilla cupcakes featuring 6 colours of cream cheese butter icing.

Cakes2U is Australia's largest range of quality cakes and patisserie. From novelty, corporate or special occasion cakes, Cakes2U has it!


A selection of Blueberry, Chocolate / orange and Salted caramel macaron shells filled with smooth ganache.

And if you ever wondered what a rainbow tasted like now you can with this beautiful and delectable rainbow cake from Cake2U. Desserts are surely covered for your next event with the load of Mardi Gras themed cupcakes, macaroons and more.

Rainbow Layer Cake - Cakes 2 U

Charlie and Franks

Delight your team with a colourful, tasty spectacle for Mardi Gras with a box of Mardi Gras Rainbow Cupcakes from Charlie and Franks.

Charlie & Franks Catering are a passionate team that serves high quality breakfast, salads, morning and afternoon teas and working lunches in Sydney.

Mini open pastry shell filled with delicious sweet fillings. Flavours may include blueberry and ricotta, portuguese tart, pear and almond, and raspberry and ricotta.

Vanilla Cupcakery

Add some bright colour to your event with dazzling delicious rainbow cupcakes.

Available in lots of 12 in Vanilla, Chocolate and Red Velvet flavours with silky smooth coloured Vanilla buttercream.

Vanilla Cupcakery is using the finest ingredients available, our pastry chefs create the finest gourmet cupcakes daily in our kitchen.

Want more than dessert catering in a CoVid safe manner?

Flavours Catering

Flavours Catering is a safe, individually packaged catering prepared in Gold Licensed kitchen.

With their range of selection of sandwiches, rice dishes, skewers, cupcakes and more you'll be able to make your next event spectacular with individual corporate catering boxes.

  • Mini high tea sandwich, Leg ham, tomato, cheese and mustard
  • Mini high tea sandwich, crushed egg mayo and herbs
  • Cupcakes
  • Fruit skewer

Snack Proud

Get your teams excited getting back into the office with these awesome party packs for all occasions, from their Welcome To The Team box, to

Snack Proud incredible party foods will make your working lunch or corporate event the talk of the town!

Mardi Gras Box (new)

Celebrate Mardi Gras with this party in a box, full of colour and lots of fun!

This box is full of bougie snacks, that just so happen to be all-inclusive of your team's dietary preferences, yet super delicious and indulgent.


  • Basic Babes, Rainbow Stelzer
  • Chocolate Brownie Balls, 10 pack
  • Vegan Chocolate, Peanut, Caramel and Pink Salt, 100g
  • Botanika Funfetti Cookie
  • Love Raw Chocolate Wafer Bars
  • Snack Proud, Choc Coconut Crackle
  • Peanut Caramel Protein Ball
  • Temole Almond Chips
  • Confetti
  • Company gift note
Welcome To The Team Box thumbnail


  • Piranha Popcorn Sweet and Salty 25g (1)
  • Piranha Snaps Oregano Thyme 25g (1)
  • Chocolate Not Chocolate Choc Truffles 30g (1)
  • Chocolate Not Chocolate Choc Mint Truffles 30g (1)
  • Snack Proud Protein Bar Banana Choco Fudge 40g (1)
  • Snack Proud Protein Bar Choc Berry Fudge 40g (1)
  • Love Snacks Maple Cacao Hazelnut 40g (1)
  • That Chocolate Happy Belly Bunyip 15g (1)
  • Snack Proud Get Seedy Wholefood Bar Almond Cranberry 25g (1)
  • Snack Proud Crunchy Edamame 30g (1)
  • Snack Proud Peas n Pop 25g (1)
  • Natures Tribe SF Dark Chocolate Almond Cranberry 38g (1)
  • Sips Sparkling Water Lemon, 330ml (1)
  • Products change seasonally and based on stock availability, however everything is always delicious.

Looking for more options?

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