Life on the Sweet Side

Finish your meal with a delicious treat, sure to satisfy the sweet tooth in everyone.

Essence of the Thymes

Essence of the Thymes


At Essence of the Thymes we offer exemplary food and extreme service, brought to you! Your initial consultation assesses your likes, dislikes and any special dietary needs. We will work with you to determine what style of service, rental needs and expectations for your event. We are an off premise caterer who specializes in working with all different venues and their various requirements. We will lead you through the process, customizing our services and menus for your event. Our accurate quotes will be created as you share details such as your event timeline, rental periods, service expectations and specific preferences. After your initial inquiry you can expect a proposal and spreadsheet sent to you via email within a week. We encourage you to bring any decision makers to your private consultation. It is a great time for us to get to know you, but also for you all to get a good feeling about us. Questions are expected and encouraged We look forward to hearing from you

Buffet Style Dessert Stations

Cookie and Brownie Platter- 6.00 per person

Assortment of house made cookies and our Ghirardelli brownies with salted caramel

Dessert Bar of Minis- Choice of 3 for 10.00 per guest

Choice of 3 mini desserts.

Options include Assorted Petit Fours, Cheesecake Squares with chef’s choice topping, Pies, Grand Mariner Chocolate Mousse, Root Beer Floats, Frosted Fudge Cake Bites, Milk Shots with Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, Crème Puffs (Classic, Matcha, or Dark Chocolate), Eclairs, Crème Brulé, Tiramisu Cups, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Apple Cream Cheese Tartlets, Lemon Curd and Blueberry Tartlets

10.00 per guest

Ice Cream Bar- 7.50 per person

Choice of Two Ice Creams with toppings to include Whipped Cream, Chocolate and Caramel Sauce, Nuts, Sprinkles and Cherries. Ask about our upgrades for PNW Creameries to get your ice cream local.

Tabletop Classic S’mores Bar- 4.50 per person

Salami, Marinated Mozzarella, Olives, Pickled Vegetables and Sliced Baguette

Churro Station 4.50-8.50 per person Choice of 1

Full Size Churro in wrapper Smore Churro served in a cone (classic with marshmallow and chocolate drizzle) Peanut butter cup churro in a cone (classic with peanut butter and chocolate drizzle) Churro Sundae (classic churro served in bowls with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and served with the chocolate, caramel, and fresh strawberry topping

Rivers of Chocolate Fondue- 8.00 per person

Salami, Spicy Capicola, Prosciutto, Local Cheeses, Sliced Baguette, Fruit, Vegetables with Dip, and Spiced Party Nuts

Plated Desserts

Choice of 1 single dessert, plated and served- 6.50-8.50 per person

Blackberry Cobbler Ala Mode, Fresh Made Cheesecake, Grand Mariner Chocolate Mousse, Seasonal Tarts, Tiramisu, Crème Brule, Scone Strawberry Shortcake, Flourless Chocolate Cake with Ganache, and Lemon Blueberry Ricotta Cake.

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817 Bay St, Port Orchard, WA 98366, USA