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Kaya Catering

Buffets and Party Trays for pick up or delievery


upcoming events:


Ramps II
Vegetarian Prix Fixe

Wed, May 20


Fried Chicken Nights!

Every Thursday at 5


KayaFest 2015

Sunday, May 24


Monday - Wednesday
11:30 am to 10 pm

Thursday - Saturday
11:30 am to 11 pm
11 am to 9 pm
Brunch 11am-4pm
Monika Berwein-Banks: General Manager
Benjamin Sloan: Executive Chef
Private Parties at Kaya


Kaya 20 Year Anniversary

Sunday, May 17 - Sunday, May 24
Join us as we celebrate 20 years of Kaya! The celebration starts with a revival of Tallulah's Lounge and caps with KayaFest on the following Sunday.
Sunday, May 24

Pop Up Yoga, 11am-12:30pm.

big Burrito Chef Bill Fuller invites you to limber up for KayaFest with a 60 minute yoga practice lead by The Yoga Hive. $15 suggested donation goes to Pittsburgh Food Bank, and all attendees receive a voucher for a KayaFest drink.


KayaFest (3pm-11pm) overtakes 20th Street with our epic eight hour outdoor festival of great food and free live music. The Kaya recipe for a smashing spring party includes tropical carafes, pigroasting and dancing in the street. Come early, stay late, have a great Memorial Day weekend!

KayaFest food and drinks

Skewers: Jerked chicken with mango dipping sauce

Pork, Beans and Greens Plate: Slow cooked pork, braised greens and beans. Served with spicy slaw and tortillas.

Street Tacos: Grilled chicken, pork or vegetables, served on Reyna's flour tortillas

Kaya Dog: avocado, pico de gallo, cotija cheese, cilantro. Plain dogs, too, if you want

Corn on the Cob because Memorial Day


On draught: Tröegs Perpetual IPA and Sunshine Pils

In cans: Bell's Oberon, Corona, Corona Light


KayaFest free live music line up
2pm | DJ Grooving Jillian

Dj Groovin Jillian

3:45pm | The Byron Nash and Evan Thorsen Project

Dj Groovin Jillian

5:15pm | Working Breed

Dj Groovin Jillian

6:45 | The Pressure

Dj Groovin Jillian

Pittsburgh's authentic, old-school 60s-style Reggae/Ska/Rocksteady act. Their vintage sound mixes post-industrial Pittsburgh and classic Jamaican vibes.

8pm | Timbeleza and Pittsburgh Samba Group

Dj Groovin Jillian

A KayaFest tradition! Infectious, driving rhythms of Samba music played by a huge Brazilian style ensemble. Pittsburgh Samba Group takes the stage and joins the crowd to form the city's longest conga line.

9:30 | Truth and Rites

Dj Groovin Jillian

Jamaican rhythms of Reggae, Dub, Ska and Soul bringing warmth and energy late into the night.


Welcome to Kaya!

Kaya’s cuisine is inspired by the sea and sun, melding fresh, high quality ingredients with bold flavor and alluring preparation.

We incorporate the culinary customs of the Caribbean Islands, South America, the Pacific and beyond, using only the freshest herbs and spices combined with the excitement of a sizzling grill to create food that is exotic and lively.

The varied and complex menu and festive tropical drinks have made Kaya an award-winning dining destination for more than a decade.

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