Graduation Party Food Ideas

Graduation Party Food Ideas

Planning a graduation party and looking for unique catering ideas? Consider Filipino food to add a delicious and cultural touch to your celebration.  Every Filipino party, graduation or birthday begins with hospitality, food being the center of every party, and in our culture, it's considered rude when you don't eat.  Here are some Filipino food catering ideas to make your high school or college graduation party a memorable one.


Lumpia symbolizes a celebration which can be found at every filipino party.  Delicious with a crispy texture and easily appeals to a wide range of palates, convenient finger food with an array of dipping sauces makes it perfect for any party atmosphere and an easy crowd pleaser. 

Pancit Bihon

Pancit is often served during celebrations because it symbolizes long life and good health wishing prosperity and success for the graduate's future endeavor.  Noodles served with chicken, pork, shrimp, and a variety of vegetables like carrots, cabbage, and green beans allows you, the host, to cater to different tastes and dietary preferences among your guests.

Chicken Adobo

Adobo is a classic Filipino dish made with meat (usually chicken or pork) marinated in vinegar, soy sauce, garlic, and spices. Set up an adobo station at your party where guests can customize their adobo bowls with their choice of meat, rice, and toppings like boiled eggs, fried tofu, and pickled vegetables.

Lechon Belly Roast

For a show-stopping centerpiece, consider serving a lechon belly roast. This Filipino-style roasted pork belly is crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and packed with flavor. Your guests will love the combination of crunchy skin and succulent meat, making it a true crowd-pleaser.

Filipino BBQ Skewers

Grilled Filipino BBQ skewers are a must-have at any Filipino celebration. Marinated in a sweet and savory sauce, these skewers are bursting with flavor and are perfect for snacking or as a main dish. Serve them with a side of garlic fried rice for a complete and satisfying meal.

For your kid's graduation party, consider getting a catering tray filled with Lumpia, Pancit Bihon, Chicken Adobo, Beef Mechado and Pork Sisig served with a side of white rice, that can hold for hours over a heated water bath. 

Looking for Filipino with a twist? Contact Banger Tacos, on how you can get a taco cart at your next event and celebrate this special milestone with delicious Filipino cuisine that will leave a lasting impression on your guests.

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