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Your plate is your passport

Travel through your tastebuds this holiday with our globally inspired appetizers. Bon appetit!

I love the flavours of the Mediterranean islands and wish I could be there right now!

Our crisp and savoury Panache Spinach & Feta Cheese Spanakopita frozen apps will take you there in a bite! Opa!

Japanese-style ebi furai (butterflied, crumbed, deep-fried shrimp) always fits the bill. Yes please!

Our Panache Breaded Butterfly Shrimp has a crispy breading made for dipping. It's like being at your favourite Izakaya without the flight.

I miss the bold, flavourful bites of Southeast Asia.

Our Compliments Vegetable Samosas are Indian-inspired, handheld bites stuffed with a delicious medley of spiced veggies. These parcels pack a flavour punch!

I long for the crunchy, spicy mouthfuls I love to dig into in Mexico.

Bring some Mexican-inspired fiesta to your table with our crisp, golden Compliments Taquitos filled with chicken, pobolano peppers and Monterey Jack cheese.

I remember visiting night markets in Asia and want to bring some of those flavours home.

Now you can with our crowd-pleasing Panache Bang Bang Shrimp! We take plump, crunchy-coated shrimp to the next level with a sweet, spicy dipping sauce and chives for garnish.

Show-stopping starters

Spend less time in the kitchen, more time enjoying. You're just minutes away from tucking into Panache Breaded Butterly Shrimp and whipping up a wow-worthy dip:

  1. Mix honey, minced garlic and melted butter.
  2. Combine grated fresh ginger, maple syrup, rice wine vinegar, peanut butter and soy sauce to make this zesty dip.

  3. Stir together hoisin sauce, soy sauce, five-spice powder and sesame seeds.

Add some oomph to any frozen app with this Creamy Jalapeño Cilantro Dip!

Assemble your own raw bar at home!

Make a splash with seafood

Festive Raw Bar at Home! Fresh and pre-cooked choices from our Seafood Department make an impressive set-up simple. Please note any restrictions on gatherings that apply to your jurisdiction. Here's how:

  1. Snow crab and lobster: No fuss thaw-and-serve legs and claws. Pile onto chilled platters and tuck cold lemon wedges and fresh parsley sprigs into the mix. Be sure to have lobster cracker tools to make short work of shells. Check out this seafood primer to learn how to crack a lobster.

  2. Peeled and cooked shrimp: Thaw and mound in a chilled bowl. Pop a couple ice cubes on top. The melting ice keeps the shrimp nice and cold.
  3. Raw oysters on the half-shell: Shuck the oysters and arrange on a rimmed tray or platter of ice. If your fridge makes crushed ice, even better. You'll want to pass these around before the ice melts. Oyster shucking newbie? Watch this video for shucking 101.

  4. Dipping sauces: Some warm, some cold. Set out a variety on a tray or lazy Susan for joyful dunking including: Garlic Aioli for lobster and crab, Garlic Herb Butter for shrimp, Lemon Herb Mignonette for oysters.

  5. Shells: Don't forget to put out plenty of empty bowls to catch the discards.

Best brie dipping ideas

Think out of the bread box when it comes to delicious dippables for your Compliments Brie that comes topped with Snowdonia Pear & Date Cognac Chutney with Balsamic Glaze or topped with Snowdonia Spiced Tomato Vodka Chutney and Balsamic Glaze. Bake until gooey and scoop it up with:

  1. Green apple, pear, Kaki fruit or stone fruit slices.

  2. Pancetta or salami "chips" made from your favourite deli meats. Just bake cured meat slices until crisp.
  3. Pretzel or bagel chips, storebought or homemade.
  4. Seeded crackers.

Have a wheel of Compliments Brie and want to top it off?

Halibut Grilled in Tomato and Olive Sauce
Compliments Double Cream Brie

Holidays simplified

This holiday season, take home one of our prepared trays so you spend more time at the table and less time in the kitchen!

Tasty Triangles

Popular favourite sandwich triangles made with white and whole wheat bread. Ask in store for full selection.

Take The Wrap

An appetizing assortment of freshly prepared wraps. Wrap varieties vary by region.

Cocktail Hour

Be ready in a flash with handmade hors d'oeuvres including prosciutto-wrapped cantaloupe, pecan and blue cheese stuffed dates and Caprese salad skewers.

European Cheese Board

Popular picks from across Europe. Includes wedges of Stilton, Dubliner, Manchego and Gouda.

Please contact one of our Catering Experts at 1-888-391-9759    if you have any questions or need further assistance. Please allow a minimum of 48 hours’ notice when placing orders for BC Safeway stores.


Charcuterie a la Italiana

Bring a taste of Italy to your holiday table with our premium, exclusive-to-Safeway selection of traditional Italian deli meats. From buttery DOP Prosciutto di Parma to smoky Sicilian salami, it's like a culinary tour through Italy without the airfare. Buon Appetito!

Italian Deli Collection

Toscano Salami

Sicilian Salami

Calabrese Salami