Specialty Catering

A Truly Chef-Inspired Menu

Chef Ibrahim AlSharief ran kitchens at some of the most luxurious hotels in the Middle East from Kuwait to the United Arab Emirates to Bahrain to Jordan. Chef Ibrahim has created special meals for Kings, Queens, ambassadors, and political leaders from around the world. Pursuing his passion for specialty catering, we have launched Simsim Specialty Catering division to cater for your most special events such as weddings, birthdays, graduation, baby shower, corporate events, and more.

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Lentil Soup

Lentil Mixed with Vegetable Broth. Served with Crispy Bread & Lemon on the Side.

Mushroom Soup

Sautéed Mushroom, Onion, Carrots and Crème. Served with Crispy Bread and Lemon on the Side.

Vegetable Soup

Seasonal Vegetables Soup Mixed in our Vegetable Broth.

Chicken Soup

Chicken, Vermicelli, Carrots, Green Peas, Onion & Garlic.

Corn Soup

Sautéed Sweet Corn with Onion Garlic & Cream Served with Toasted French Bread.

Sea Food Soup

Shrimps, Mussels, Squid, Sautéed with Onion Garlic, Celery, Diced Tomato and Thyme.


Salad Bar Station

 Baby Spinach, Baby Corn, Arugula, Avocado Wedge, Cherry Tomato Red and Yellow Endive, Marinated Mushroom, Green Asparagus, Marinated Eggplant, Artichoke Broccoli, Kalamata Olives, Green Olives, Baby Pickled Served with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Dejon Mustard and Creamy Herbs Dressing.

Arugula & Fresh Oregano

Arugula, Fresh Oregano, Sliced White Onion, Black Olives, Sumac Powder & Vinaigrette Dressing.

Fattoush Salad

Arugula, Romaine Lettuce, Cucumbers, Tomato, Mint Leaves, Red Radish, Oregano, Pomegranate, Green Onion, Lemon Basil, Pita Chips, Sumac, Garlic Mixed with Molasses & Vinaigrette.

Tabbouleh Salad

Chopped Parsley, Fine Bulgur, Onion, Tomato, Mint, Lemon Juice & Olive Oil.

Avocado Salad

Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Avocado, Walnuts & Balsamic Vinaigrette.

Spinach Salad

Sautéed Baby Spinach, Onion, Garlic with Olive Oil and Lemon Juice Garnished with Pine Nut and Caramelized Onion.

Potato & Pumpkin Salad

Roasted Potato and Pumpkin, Bell Pepper, Spring Onion, Oregano and Olive Oil.

Sea Food Salad

Marinated Shrimps, Calamari, Mussels, Salary, Carrots, Parsley Olive Oil and Lemon Juice.

Tuna Salad

Tuna, Lettuce, Cilantro, Spring Onion, Oregano, Parsley, Cherry Tomato, Served with Creamy Dill Sauce.

Marinated Fresh Salmon Salad

Dill Salmon Gravlax or Red Pepper Salmon Gravlax.

Cheese Beet Root Rocca Salad

Rocca leaves, Feta Cheese, Beet Root, Lemon Juice and Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

Potato Salad

Steamed Potato Cubes Mixed with Fresh Seasonal Vegetable with Lemon Garlic Sauce.

Lentil Salad

Lentil, Pomegranate, Coriander, Radish, Olive Oil.

Quinoa Pumpkin with Pineapple Salad

Herbed Quinoa and Roasted Pumpkin with Olive Oil, Garlic and Lemon Juice.

Mexican Beans Salad

Kidney Beans Green & Red Bell Pepper, Onion, Garlic, Cilantro, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice.

Cajun Chicken Salad

Marinated Chicken with Cajun Spice, Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomato, Black Beans and Avocado.

Fresh Mozzarella Caprese Salad

Sliced Fresh Mozzarella with Sliced Fresh Tomato Served with Pesto Sauce and Arugula.

Kale & Goat Cheese Salad

Shredded Kale, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Raisins, Walnut Served with Honey Vinaigrette.

Cheese Salad (Shanklish)

Dry Yogurts Balls Covered with Sesame Seeds, Paprika, Black Seeds, Oregano, Sumac Powder Served with Lettuce and Arugula.

Feta & Watermelon Salad

Layers of Feta Cheese and Watermelon.


Mille Feuille Salmon & Sour Cream

Layers of Smoked Salmon and Dill Sour Cream on Mille Feuille.

Shrimps Cocktail

Pyramids Marinated U 15 Shrimps Served with Cocktail Sauce.

Vine Leaves

Stuffed Vine Leaves with Rice, Herbs & Spices.

Simsim Hummus

Our Hummus Topped with Red Bell Pepper and Sesame Seeds.

Beetroot Hummus

Beetroot Mixed with our Special Hummus.

Beiruti Hummus

Our Hummus with Parsley, Tomato & Garbanzo Beans.

Avocado Hummus

Avocado Mixed with our Special Hummus.

Labneh & Spinach

Our Original Labneh with Sautéed Spinach, Onions, Garlic, Olive Oil, Fresh Onions & Lemon Juice.

Stuffed Eggplant

Piece of Eggplant Stuffed with Yogurt Deep on a Bed of Rocca.

Beetroot Moutabal

Mashed Eggplant Assorted with Fresh Beetroot Topped with Pomegranate.

Okra with Olive Oil

Sautéed Okra, Onion, Garlic, Olive Oil, Tomato Sauce.

Green Beans with Olive Oil

Sautéed Green Beans, Onion, Garlic, Lemon, Olive Oil and Tomato Sauce.

Hummus Fatteh

Pita Chips, Garbanzo Beans, Hummus with Tahini Garnished with Paprika Pine Seeds, Sumac, Olive Oil and Tomato Sauce.

Eggplant Fatteh

Marinated Eggplant, Pita Chips Garbanzo Beans, Hummus and Tahini Garnished with Paprika Pine Seeds, Sumac, Olive Oil and Tomato Sauce.


Roasted Eggplant, Tahini, Garlic & Yogurt.

Baba Ghanoush

Roasted Eggplant, Bell Pepper, Parsley, Onion, Garlic & Spices.

Hot appetizer

Cheese Roll

Fried Rolls Stuffed with Cheese.

Pastrami Cheese Rolls

Fried Rolls Stuffed with Pastrami and Cheese.


Kafta Meat Baked in Lebanese Bread.


Kafta Meat Baked in Lebanese Bread.

Meat Sambosa

Fried Stuffed Dough with Meat and Pine Nuts.

Chicken Liver

Chicken Liver, Garlic, Pomegranate Molasses & Lemon Juice.

Sauteed Lamb

Sautéed Lamb, Onion and Tomato, Pine Nuts, Special Spices.

Kibbeh Bulger (Fried)

Bulgur Stuffed with Ground Lamb, Onion, Pine Nuts & Parsley.

Chicken Wings

Chicken Wings, Garlic, Cilantro & Lemon Juice.

Hummus & Carved Meat

Hummus Served with Our Beef & Lamb Shawarma.

Pan Fried Potato (Harra)

Fried Diced Potatoes, Garlic, Cilantro & Red Chili.



Whole Roasted Lamb, Basmati Rice, Parsley, Pine Nuts, & Almonds. Served with Tomato Sauce & Gravy Sauce.

Stuffed Wole Lamb (Your Choice)

Saffron Rice, Spiced Rice, Freekeh, or Wine Leaves Served with Tomato Sauce and Yogurt Cucumber.

Tandoori Roasted Wole Lamb

Served with Biryani Rice, Tomato Sauce and Chutney Mint.

Roasted Turkey

Whole Roasted Turkey, Choice of Spiced Basmati Rice or Bulgur. Served with Yogurt Cucumber Sauce.

Chicken Casserole

Pieces of Chicken, Basmati Rice, Pine Nuts, & Sautéed Onion. Served with Tomato and Chili Sauces.

Meat Casserole

Pieces of Lamb with Basmati Rice, Pine Seeds, Sautéed Onion, Served with Tomato Sauce & Chili Sauce.

Diced Veal Pesto:

Beef Tenderloin Chopped and Mixed with a Fresh Basil Sauce. Comes with Extra Crunchy Fries on the Side.

Upside Down (Maqlooba)

Choice of Chicken or Lamb, Served with Basmati Rice, Cauliflower, Eggplant, Potato, Carrot and Arabic Spices. Served with Cucumber Yogurt or Tomato Sauce.

Fish Tajin

Grilled Tilapia Fish, Onion, & Tahini Sauce.

Shrimp Provincial

 Grilled Shrimp, Garlic, Cilantro, Chili, Parsley & Lemon Juice.

Baked Sea Bas on Pea-Polenta Cake

Pan Fried Sea Bass with Cilantro Lemon Sauce on Bed of Polenta.

Chicken Roll (Mosakhan) 

Sautéed White Onion with Chicken, Sumac Powder, Lemon Juice Wrapped with Saj Bread Served with Cucumber Yogurt.

Greek Mousaka

Layers of Roasted Eggplants and Meat with Spice Served with Tomato Sauce.

Lamb Chunk with Tomato Sauce

Slow Cooked Lamb Shanks with Garlic, Onion, Herbs and Tomato Sauce.

Chicken with Garlic and Lemon Sauce

Grilled Marinated Chicken with Potato and Garlic Lemon Sauce.

Beef Medallion

Grilled Slice Beef Angus Medallion with Mushroom Gravy Sauce.

Beef Stroganoff

Grilled Julian beef, Onion, Mushroom with Gravy Sauce.

Chicken Stroganoff

Grilled Chicken, Mushrooms, Onion, with Creamy Mustard Sauce.

Chicken Roll Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese

Spinach and Ricotta Cheese Stuffed into Grilled Chicken Served with Creamy Pesto Sauce.

Grilled Chicken with Black Olives Sauce

Grilled Chicken with Thyme, Garlic, Sun Dried Tomato Served with Lemon Black Olive Sauce.

Chicken Moroccan Style

Grilled Chicken with Green Olives, Ginger, Turmeric, Dried Apricot, with Moroccan Spice Served with Couscous.

Vegetables Cake

Layers of Grilled Vegetables with Herbs.

Fried Shrimps (Choice of Breaded)

Crams, Coconut, Sesame Seeds, Corn Flex.

Roast Potato

Sautéed Potato with Onion and Herbs.

Sautéed Buttered Vegetables

Seasonal Vegetables Sautéed with Herbs Butter.

Lamb Biryani

Casserole of Tender Lamb Curry and Fragrant Saffron Rice Served with Cucumber Raita on the Side.

Chicken Biryani

Casserole of Tender Chicken Curry and Fragrant Saffron Rice. Served with Cucumber Raita on the Side.

Shrimp Biryani

Casserole Shrimp Curry and Fragrant Saffron Rice. Served with Cucumber Raita on the Side.

Italian Sttratchi

Mix Vegetables Sautéed with Italian Herbs Wrapped with Crepe Topped with Mustard Sauce and Parmesan Cheese.

Chicken Masala

Marinated Chicken Cups, Garlic, Onion, Ginger, Gram Masala. Served with White Rice.

Sea Food Paella

Shrimps, Mussels, Clam, Squid, Cooked with Rice and Spanish spices.

Lobster Thermador

Creamy Mixture of Cooked Lobster Meat, Egg Yolks Stuffed into a Lobster Shell Served with Cheese Crust.

From the Grill

Steak Tikka

Charbroiled Steak Tenderloin That is Skewered with Grilled Vegetables.

Tandoori Steak Tikka

Tandoori Charbroiled Steak Tenderloin That is Skewered with Grilled Vegetables.

Chicken Shish Tawook

Skewered Charbroiled Chicken Tenders.

Tandoori Chicken Shish Tawook

Skewered Tandoori Charbroiled Chicken.

Beef & Lamb Kebab

Seasoned Ground Beef & Lamb That is Skewered.

Grilled Shrimp

 Our Special Marinated Grilled Shrimp in Oils & Spices.

Kabab Halabi

Grilled Kabab Meat Served with Grilled Green Chill, Grilled Eggplants and French Fries.


Chicken Shawarma Station

Saj Bread, Parsley, Pickled Cucumber and Garlic Sauce or Spicy Garlic.

Beef and Lamb Shawarma Station (Angus or Wagyu)

Saj Bread, Onion, Slice Tomato, Parsley, and Tahini Sauce or Spicy Tahini.

Tandoori Chicken Shawarma

Saj Bred, Slice Onion, Slice Tomato, Cilantro and Garlic Mint Chutney.

Falafel Station

Served with Tomato, Pickled Cucumber and Lettuce.

Mini Gourmet Angus Burgers

Your Choice of Specialty Homemade Burgers.

Beef Angus Brisket Station

Carving or Sandwiches.

Roasted Turkey

With Stuffing Cranberry Sauce, Brussels Sprout & Nuts.

Roasted Turkey

With Stuffing Cranberry Sauce, Brussels Sprout & Nuts.

Pasta Station

Your Selections of Italian Homemade Specialty (Spinach and Ricotta Ravioli with Truffle Cream Sauce, Meat Tortellini with Rose Sauce, Penne Arrabiatta, Linguini Ala Pesto, Tagliatelle Carbonara, Spinach Risotto, Risotto Ala Gambier, Beetroot Risotto, Funnel Risotto.)

Duck Station

Served with Fresh Orange Sauce.

Fajita Station

Chicken, Beef or Seafood Served with Guacamole Sour Cream, Tomato Salsa, and Tortilla Bread.

Taco Station

Chilly Beef Base, Create Your Own Taco.

Saj Station

Labneh, Turkey, Cheese, Zaatar and other Condiments.

BBQ Station

Beef and Lamb Kabab, Shish Tawook, Steak Skewers, Salmon Steak, Vegetables Skewers, Shrimps Skewers, Chelo Kabab Kubideh, Chelo Kabab Barg, Chelo Kabab Joojeh.

Potato Selection

Funnel Potato, Mini Beaked Potato, Mash Potato, Potato Wedge, Fried Potato, Cheese Potato, Potato Cake.


Ice Cream Station

Chocolate, Vanilla, Mango.

Chocolate Fountain

Belgium Chocolate served with Seasonal Fruit Cubes.

Juice Station

Fresh Orange, Pineapple, Kiwi, Mango, Lemonade.

Seasonal Fruits

Slices of Seasonal Fruits.

Gluten Free Chocolate Cake

Made with Coconut Flour and Almond Flour with Real Chocolate.

Cinnamon Roll

Our Freshly Baked Cinnamon Roll.


Fillo Dough Stuffed with Crème. Served with Pistachio, & Sugar Syrup.


Simsim’s House-Made Specialty. Milk, Cream, Sugar and Sliced Dates Topped with Shredded Fillo Dough and Crushed Pistachios.


Assorted Flavors, Cinnamon, Chocolate, Pistachio.


Fillo Dough, Cheese. Served with Pistachio, & Sugar Syrup.

Halawat Jiben

Cheese, Crème. Served with Pistachio, & Sugar Syrup.


Semolina, Almond, & Sugar Syrup.