Dinner Buffet

 

*A typical dinner / lunch buffet will have 1-2 proteins, a starch, vegetables, green salad and bread

 

proteins / mains

 

red meat

 

carved marinated new york strip steak

sauces to accompany: crème fraiche horseradish * chimichurri

 

carved marinated tri-tip steak

marinade of rosemary, sea salt, & olive oil

sauces to accompany: chianti & shallot demi glace * chimichurri * creme fraiche horseradish

 

braised boneless beef short ribs

with cabernet and mushroom reduction sauce

 

grilled marinated baby rack of lamb

served with mint sauce

 

rack of lamb

coated with fresh herbs & mustard

 

slider burgers (2.5 inches)

half plain beef, half with cheddar and bacon

all american condiments on the side: ketchup, mustard, pickles

 

traditional beef bourguignon

made with sauté of sirloin, mushrooms, bacon, carrots, leeks & fresh thyme

 

poultry

 

teriyaki chicken

pineapple teriyaki glazed chicken with cashews

 

sliced stuffed breast of chicken

made with prosciutto, fresh basil, chevre and sundried tomato, topped with a light herbed sauce

 

chicken marbella

with white wine, garlic, spanish green olives, pitted prunes, capers and dried oregano

 

moroccan style chicken

boneless breast of chicken made with roasted tomatoes, eggplant, slivered almonds, cilantro and lemon juice

 

sliced marinated breast of chicken

sliced kalamata olives, artichokes, feta, roasted tomatoes and micro basil

 

chicken piccata

with white wine, shallots, lemon juice, capers and minced parsley

 

chicken cacciatore

boneless breasts of chicken with sauteed mushrooms, tomato and parsley in a red wine sauce

 

jerk chicken skewers

grilled chicken, onions & peppers woven onto a bamboo skewer with caribbean “jerk” sauce marinade

 

traditional chicken curry

with bowls of peanuts, currants, green onions, toasted coconut, spicy & mild mango chutneys

 

cajun style jambalaya

homemade cajun stew cooked in a spicy tomato broth with red, yellow & green bell peppers, breast of chicken, & andouille sausage

(can and often includes a variety of seafood)

 

pork

 

platter of honey glazed ham

served with a variety of gourmet mustards

 

sliced pork tenderloin

with jalapeño chutney glaze

 

sliced pork tenderloin

with pomegranate glaze

 

sliced pork tenderloin

with sour cherry demi glace and spiced apple chutney

 

fish

 

teriyaki glazed salmon filets

 

grilled filets of salmon

sauces to accompany: wasabi aioli * tomato mango salsa

 

plank roasted salmon

sauces to accompany: cucumber dill vinaigrette * pesto mousseline

 

grilled white sea bass with light asian glaze

topped with avocado & mango salsa

 

grilled sea bass

topped with mediterranean "tapenade" relish of tomatoes, olives, capers, onion & olive oil

 

starches

 

firm polenta triangles

made with oven roasted tomatoes, garlic & herbs

 

soft creamy polenta

 

cheddar and corn souffle

 

traditional potatoes au gratin

 

traditional mashed potatoes

 

garlic roasted mashed potatoes

 

wasabi mashed potatoes

 

mashed sweet potatoes

 

chipotle sweet potato mash

 

mixed wild & white rice

 

basmati rice

 

kaffir lime-scented sticky rice with sesame seeds

 

traditional risotto

with wild mushrooms and parmigiano reggiano

 

mediterranean barley salad

grilled eggplant, cucumber, red onion, tomatoes, parsley, lemon vinaigrette

 

herbed israeli couscous

with fine diced bell peppers & red onion

 

orzo salad

sundried tomato, pesto, goat cheese, kalamata olives

 

warm quinoa salad

adzuki beans, pistachios, basil, cilantro, roma tomatoes

 

ancient grain salad

quinoa, farro, amaranth, black beans, mango, avocado, cilantro lime vinaigrette

 

*See separate menus for vegetables, salads and desserts