At Soul Cocina, we are dedicated to providing delicious food to satisfy any occasion. We have many options to ensure that the menu for your event addresses all dietary needs and appeals to a wide variety of tastes. In addition to our most favored options, we are happy to work creatively with you to add new food options or amend existing recipes to ensure that the menu appeals to your particular event. We would love to hear from you about your occasion so that we may understand your food preferences and tastes and learn how we may best cater to your needs. The following is a sample menu that provides just a small taste of what we can offer!
Tamales or pasteles de yuca & salad
Pastel de yuca: hearty roasted yuca pocket filled with red lentils brown rice & spinach.
Tamales: we have 4 options to choose from. You can order different flavors. The minimum order per flavor can be no less than 10 tamales. For example, an order of 30 tamales can come as 20 of sriracha braised lentils and 10 of roasted chickpeas with eggplant.
smoky pinto beans & plantains
sriracha braised lentils
roasted chickpeas with bell peppers & eggplant
black beans, spinach & olive
Salad: baby kale or spinach with black beans, roasted tomatoes & cucumbers in an avocado cilantro dressing.
15-30 people $11
30-60 people $10.50
60 people or more $10
Dessert options: add $3 per person
Platanos con melao (caramelized plantains)
Raw almond butter and chocolate cup
Blondies with chocolate chips
Coconut & cardamom bites
Appetizers & Salads
Forbidden rice salad with baby kale & pineapple in a cumin dressing
Greens, seasoned chickpeas and roasted tomatoes in a parsley dressing
Massaged kale salad with mango and sunflower seeds in an orange-cumin dressing
Yuca croquettes topped with cashew cream
Griddled sweet corn bites with beans & topped with sour cream
Chickpea flatbread with sautéed cabbage and coconut dip
Black Beans, zucchini and plantains enchiladas
Veggie barbacoa tacos with salsa verde
Millet & cauliflower casserole in roasted red bell pepper sauce
Polenta and mushroom lasagna in kale sauce
Option 1: choose 1 appetizer/salad 1 entree: $16
Option 2: choose 2 appetizer/salad 1 entree: $21.50
Option 1: choose 1 appetizer/salad 1 entree: $15.50
Option 2: choose 2 salad/appetizer 1 entree: $20.50
60 people or more:
Option 1: choose 1 appetizer/salad 1 entree: $15
Option 2: choose 2 salad/appetizer 1 entree: $19
add $5 per person
Passion fruit or guava cheezecake
Sweet potato pie
Chocolate fudge pie
Order via email at: or by phone
at (919) 794-7719
Chapel Hill: $15
Prices include compostable utensils, plates, and napkins
We deliver and set up your order. The price does not include breaking down the event. All of the service utensils and containers are disposable.
We accept cash, check, and credit card. For credit card payments an extra charge of 2.75% applies.
We require a 7-day advance notice for catered events of 30 people or less, and 2 weeks advance notice for caterings of more than 30. We may still be able to fulfill your catering needs on shorter notice, but reserve the right to add a 10% late notice fee to recover our additional costs.