Sample Menu

Menu items are subject to change seasonally and based on availability.
These dishes can be for both private chef dinners & cooking classes 
 

So-Cal Fresh Favs

  • Golden beets | Humboldt fog cheese | raspberry coulis

  • Fall salad | roasted red beets | sweet potato | blue cheese crumble | pecans | mixed greens | balsamic glaze 

  • Summer salad | mixed greens | strawberries | pecans | feta | thin sliced red onion | creamy balsamic 

  • Wedge salad | blue cheese | tomato | bacon or pork belly 

  • French onion soup

  • Steamed + grilled artichoke heart | roasted garlic aioli 

  • Artichoke | whole & cut in 1/2 | brushed with butter and grilled

  • Goat cheese balls | rolled in fresh herbs and marinated in olive oil | crostini 

  • Roasted sweet peppers | honey goat cheese spread

  • Baked brie | stuffed in a flaky puff pastry and baked till gooey

  • Baked creamy feta | roasted garlic | crostini

  • Bone marrow | roasted garlic | fresh herbs | crostini 

  • Filet mignon crostini | blue cheese sauce | pickled onion | balsamic

  • Shrimp sautéed in a garlic white wine sauce | crostini

  • Steak tartare | Snake River Farms New York | truffle oil | parmesan | garlic aioli | crostini 

  • Bacon wrapped blue cheese stuffed dates

  • Shrimp cocktail | fresh made cocktail sauce | sliced lemon

  • Stuffed mushrooms | creamy filling | fresh herbs | crispy onions | pesto

  • Flambe lobster bisque | olive oil drizzle | chives

  • Individual charcuterie plate

  • Ahi Tostadas - crispy wonton | sesame slaw | fresh Ahi | sesame | Sriracha aioli

  • Mini poke stack - sticky rice | Ahi poke | secret sauce | edamame | carrots | crispy shallots | sesame | spicy aioli 

  • Agua chile cucumber bites  - shrimp or lobster | pickled onion

  • Mini lobster roll

  • Ahi sashimi | sticky rice | sweet + wasabi soy| spicy mayo | sesame | chive

  • Smoked salmon - crostini | roasted garlic + lemon + fresh herb aioli | option to be shown table side under a dome

  • Crispy panko coconut shrimp | sweet chili dipping sauce 

  • Seafood cakes | lemon or curry aioli | like a crab cake but better 

  • Rosemary + lemon roasted chicken | one side

  • Chicken breast roulade - sous vide for 2 hours | one side

  • Pork tenderloin | chutney | one side

  • Sea bass | sticky rice | citrus + fresh herb buerre blanc | crispy leeks + shallots

  • Tender short rib | red wine reduction gravy | one side 

  • Prime rib | fresh herb crust | au jus | horseradish cream on the side | one side 

  • Surf + Turf | one side 

SIDES

  • Smoked carrots | fresh herb citrus aioli 

  • Crispy brussel sprouts | dried cranberry | feta or blue cheese | nuts | balsamic glaze

  • Au gratin | 4 cheese + bechamel | fresh herbs | roasted garlic

  • Simple sauteed baby bella mushrooms 

  • Goat cheese polenta 

  • Creamed spinach

  • Sauteed kale | feta | nuts | balsamic | dried fruit

  • Roasted cauliflower steak or cauliflower mashed potatoes

  • Coconut jasmine rice 

  • Candied carrots 

  • Prosciutto wrapped asparagus 

Comfort Food

  • Sausage tasting - variety of sausages + mustards for dipping

  • Pulled pork sliders | bun | sweet slaw | bbq sauce 

  • Filet mignon chili | 3 beans

  • Corn chowder

  • Crispy fried chicken - sauces: bbq, buffalo, asian zing | one side

  • Crispy fried chicken sandwich | special sauce | sweet slaw | swiss | tomato

  • Mom's meatloaf - don't knock it till ya try it, it's amazing | one side

  • Smoked salmon & kale & watermelon salad | feta 

  • Whole smoked chicken | one side

  • Poutine | sweet or russet potato | gravy | cheese | caramelized onion | herbs

  • Smoked pork or beef ribs - variety of sauces | one side 

  • Grilled steak sandwich | sourdough | horseradish or garlic aioli | provolone | caramelized onion 

  • Crispy smoked wines: bbq, buffalo, asian zing, blue cheese, ranch + veggie crudite 

  • Smoked pork butt | one side

  • Beef stroganoff | egg noodles 

  • Whole turkey | one side

  • Whole ham leg | one side

  • Shepards Pie 

SIDES

  • Peruvian sweet baked Beans 

  • Corn bread | jalapeno | corn off the cob | whipped honey butter 

  • Corn succotash | bell pepper | onion

  • Squash | onion | salsa | tomato | served warm

  • 4 cheese mac | optional: panko + truffle 

  • Creamy mashed potatoes | optional gravy

  • Homemade flakey biscuits: sausage gravy or whipped honey butter

  • Green bean cassarole 

Latin & Spain & Caribbean Fusion

  • Mexican caesar | sunflower seeds | tortilla strips

  • Skirt steak | open face potato | chimichurri drizzle | crema | corn succotash 

  • Agua chile | variety of seafoods to select | cucumber | secret sauce | fresh tortilla chips

  • Ceviche | variety of seafood selections | mango | avocado | tomato | lime | chips 

  • Bacon wrapped jalapeno | cheese stuffed 

  • Queso fundido - crispy chorizo | fresh tortillas or chips

  • Linguica dogs | bun | chimichurri | tomato + avocado salsa

  • Gambas al Ajillo | shrimp | garlic | shallots | white wine | crostini 

  • Crispy chicharron taco | homemade tortilla | pickeled onion | chipotle crema 

  • Picadillo & potato croquettes | crema 

  • Potato & Oaxaca cheese empanada | crema   

  • Tender pork belly served atop potatas bravas | crispy potatoes | cotija | chipotle crema 

  • Blackened Mahi Tacos - homemade corn tortillas | chipotle crema | slaw | pickled onion

  • Al pastor tacos | rotisserie | cilantro + onion | lime | salsa roja 

  • Carnitas tacos | fresh tortillas | fixings 

  • Potato + poblano tacos | crispy shell | chipotle crema

  • Chorizo + cheese grilled tacodillas | chili jus for dipping 

  • Ribeye or filet mignon | chimichurri | elote | charred jalapeno 

  • Albacore white tuna tostadas | cabbage | cilantro crema | fresh cilantro

  • Tamales: pork + red chile sauce | chicken + salsa verde | cream cheese + jalapeno + corn | strawberry 

  • Stuffed chiles | cheese | variety of veggetables | roja or verde

  • Beef barbacoa | white rice 

  • Enchiladas | homemade red sauce | mozzarella | pickled onion | Variety of fillings + sauces to select 

  • Chile verde | slow cooked pork | white rice | tortillas 

  • Beef or lamb Birria | tortillas | all the fixings 

SIDES 

  • Homemade peruvian beans | whole or refried

  • Homemade black beans | whole or refried

  • Spanish rice 

  • White rice 

  • Elote off or on the cob 

Italian 

  • Gorgeous & large charcuterie spread or individually plated

  • Homemade sourdough bread | fresh herbs | roasted garlic | butter | flaky salt

  • Baked brie in a puff pastry | fresh berries 

  • ​Mozzarella | melon ball | prosciutto 

  • Caprese | tomato | burrata or mozzarella | basil | balsamic glaze | option to add greens or arugula 

  • Caesar | romaine | fresh pulled crispy garlic crouton | manchego shaving

  • Tuscana soup | Italian sausage | potato | rich broth | kale | parmesan 

  • San Marzano tomato soup | goat cheese crumble | chive

  • Roasted red pepper soup | goat cheese | chive 

  • Butternut squash soup | parmesan shaving 

  • Porcini mushroom soup | shaved parmesan | truffle oil drizzle | chive

  • Burrata | grilled peach | prosciutto | Italian chimmichurri 

  • Roasted garlic + fresh herb meatballs | San Marzano marinara or pink sauce | parmesan | crostini

  • Homemade raviolis | carmelized onion | goat cheese | prosciutto | pink sauce 

  • Lasagne | bolognase or veggie | pesto ricotta | pink, white or tomato sauce

  • Short rib | homemade parpadelle | porcini cream sauce | sautéed mushrooms

  • Chicken piccata | linguini | lemon caper sauce 

  • Shrimp scampi | angel hair | tomatoes | basil 

  • Rack of lamb | rosemary + thyme | roasted root vegetables 

PIZZA

  • Marinated mozzarella balls | pesto drizzle | sliced tomato | crumbled feta 

  • BBQ chicken or short rib | bbq sauce | cilantro 

  • Truffle + mushroom | Italian cheese blend | San Marzano marinara | truffle oil drizzle | mushroom

  • Meat Lovers | San Marzano marinara | Italian cheese blend | pepperoni | Italian sausage | prosciutto 

  • Italiano | San Marzano marinara | burrata cheese | fresh sliced tomato | prosciutto | arugula | balsamic glaze 

  • Local Fav | Italian cheese blend | San Marzano marinara | pineapple | pepperoni | jalapeno 

  • Plain cheese or pepperoni 

Something Sweet

  • Pistachio sorbet | made with coconut milk + almond milk | Branca Menta infused whipped cream 

  • Strawberry shortcake | flaky biscuit | whipped cream | fresh strawberries

  • Creamy cheese cake | raspberry sauce | whipped cream

  • Fancy smores | biscoff cookie | chocolate | marshmallow whip | option to torch table side

  • Pumpkin roll | cream cheese filling 

  • Fruit tartlets | cookie base | custard | fresh fruit | apricot glaze 

  • Fresh baked galette: apple, peach, berry

  • Panna cotta | fresh fruit | biscoff crumble | honey drizzle 

  • Bombolini | fried dough | stuffed with custard and dipped in chocolate 

  • Flaky crossants | chocolate chunks

  • Carrot cake finished with cream cheese frosting 

  • Chocolate tres leches | soaked in 3 milks | mascarpone whipped cream

  • Fresh baked brownie | ice cream | caramel sauce 

  • Strawberry tamales | cream cheese | fresh strawberries 

  • Browned butter chocolate chip cookies

  • Cobbler: apple, peach, berry

  • Monkey balls | cream cheese | biscuit dough | butterscotch chips | chocolate chips | caramel sauce 

  • Cinnamon rolls | extra gooey | cream cheese frosting | nuts optional 

  • Pumpkin pie | whipped cream 

  • Bread pudding: pumpkin, banana, chocolate chip | whipped cream 

Brunch 

  • Chilequiles | verde or roja | chicken or steak | cotija | crema | avocado | egg to your liking

  • Eggs benedict | english muffin | poached egg | hollandaise sauce | paprika | variety of toppings: canadian bacon, tomato + avocado | bacon 

  • Mom's deliveled eggs 

  • Cinnamon rolls | extra gooey | cream cheese frosting | nuts optional 

  • Baked french toast | maple syrup | whipped cream | powdered sugar | optional fruit

  • Omelette station

  • Egg station

  • Quiche: feta & spinach | chorizo & cheese | mushroom & cheese

  • Crepes: nutella & banana | strawberries & cream