Holiday Menus

 Our holiday menus will please your palate, as well as your eyes.  Each has been thoughtfully designed with a flow of tastes that builds throughout the meal, and to accompany your favorite wine or beverage of choice.  As well, each menu presents wonderfully with all serving options... traditional buffet, family-style or sit-down dining.  

Mediterranean Holiday Party

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~ Hors d'oeuvres ~
 

Eggplant, Chickpea & Tomato Petite Tarts
Chopped Chickpea, Sautéed Eggplant and Stewed Tomato
 

Almond & Date Rumaki
Madjool Date stuffed with a Blanched Almond
Wrapped in House Cured Bacon
 

Curried Pumpkin Soup
Roasted Pumpkin, Light Curry Spices, Toasted Pumpkin Seed Garnish
Served in a Demitasse Cup
 

Fig & Gorgonzola Crostini
Black Mission Fig, Gorgonzola Cheese
Drizzled with Flower Blossom Honey
 

~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Fall Dandelion Salad
Dandelion & Mixed Greens, Pomegranate Seeds, Roasted Acorn Squash & Pine Nuts
 

Pomegranate Molasses Glazed Roasted Turkey
Whole Roast Turkey with a Pomegranate Molasses Glaze
Carved Tableside
 

Mediterranean Dressing
Bulgar Wheat, Apricot & Pine Nut Dressing
 

Cranberry & Persimmon Chutney
 

Roasted Sweet Potato
Citrus Syrup & Fresh Chive
 

Grilled Whole Salmon
Stuffed with fresh Mint, Roasted Tomato & Preserved Lemon
 

Challah Rolls
Light & Airy Yeast Bread with Herbed Honey Butter
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Maple Spiced Pumpkin Pie
Topped with homemade Whipped Cream
 

Toffee Pecan Pie
 

Spiced Wine Poached Pears
 

Cardamom Turkish Coffee
 

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Thanksgiving Dinner

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~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Roasted Beet Salad
Fresh Roasted Beets, Arugula, Bleu Cheese & Walnuts
Creamy Vinaigrette
 

Chestnut & Mushroom Soup with Roasted Fennel
Chestnut, Chanterelle, Oyster & Button Mushrooms
Roasted Fennel Garnish
 

Maple Roast Turkey
Diestel Turkey
Slow-roasted Maple Syrup Basted Turkey
 

Sage Cornbread Stuffing
Fresh Sage & House Made Cornbread
Traditional Seasonings
 

Mashed Savory Root Vegetables
Carrot, Parsnip, Turnip, Rutabaga, Fresh Rosemary,
Thyme & Chive
 

Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Roasted Sweet Potato, Toasted Pecans & Marshmallow
 

Tomato Braised Leeks
Fresh Leeks, Tomato & Thyme
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Pumpkin Mousse
Pumpkin, Orange, Rosemary & Cinnamon
 

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Gourmet Winter Menu

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~ Hors d'oeuvres ~
 

Tuna & Avocado Tartar
Sashimi Grade Tuna & Fresh Avocado
Garnished with California Caviar  
Sesame Wonton Crisp
 

Seared Foie Gras
Pino Noir Soaked Bing Cherries & Fresh Mache
Rustic Country Bread Crostini
 

~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~

 

Golden & Crimson Beet Salad
Roasted Red & Golden Beets, Tangy Orange, Fresh Fennel
 

Platter of Roasted Shell Fish
King Prawns, Large Sea Scallops, King Crab Legs & Lobster Tails
Trio of Sauces
Lemon Grass & Cilantro, Saffron Mayonnaise & Roasted Grape Tomato
Orange & Basil Relish
 

Grilled Rib Eye Steak
White Beans, Black Olive Puree, Port & Shallot Reduction
 

Slow Braised Pork Roast
Black Grapes & Balsamic Reduction
 

Spice Butter Glazed Carrots
Baked Carrots, Cinnamon, Nutmeg & Clove
 

Roasted Sweet Potato Spears
Roasted Sweet Potato, Molasses & Horseradish
 

Three Potato Gratin
New, Yukon Gold & Purple Potatoes
Brie Cheese
 

Wild Mushroom Haricot Vert & Shallot Sauté
Fresh Green Beans, Shallots, Oyster, Portobello, Chanterelle & Cremini Mushrooms
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Champagne Poached Pears
Quince Paste & Shaved Parmesan Reggiano
 

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Traditional American Thanksgiving

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~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Green Garden Salad

Mixed Greens, Julienne Carrots, Crisp Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes  Seasoned House-Made Croutons  Herb Vinaigrette & Buttermilk Ranch Dressing 

 

Classic Slow Roasted Turkey
Whole Turkey ~ Marinade of Olive Oil, Lemon & Herb Seasonings
Fresh Rosemary
 

Traditional Stuffing
Bread Stuffing, Celery, Onion, Mushrooms & Sage
Vegetable Stock
 

Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Classic Russet Potatoes, Heavy Cream & Butter
Turkey Gravy
 

Baked Yams
Sweet Potato Yams, Brown Sugar & Honey
Marshmallow Browned Topping
 

Green Beans Casserole
String Green Beans sautéed in Butter & Shallots
Baked with Cream of Mushroom & White Cheddar Cheese
 

Dinner Rolls
Butter
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Pumpkin Pie
 

Berry Pie
 

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Southern Comfort Holiday Dinner

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~ Hors d'oeuvres ~
 

Classic Hush Puppy
Deep Fried Corn Meal Dumpling
Spicy Aioli
 

Southern Broiled Shrimp
Whole Peeled Shrimp
Secret Seasoning
 

Bacon Wrapped Baked Oyster
Whole Petite Oysters, Wrapped in Bacon & Baked
Served in Oyster Shell
 

~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Louisiana Potato Salad

Potatoes, Hard-boiled Eggs, Celery, Onion, Dill Pickles

Mayo & Creole Mustard Dressing

 

Down Home Gumbo
Andouille Sausage, Chicken, Shrimp, Okra
 

Cajun Style Deep Fried Turkey
Whole Deep Fried Turkey
Cajun Seasonings

 

Oyster Gravy

 Southern Greens

Combination of Mustard Greens, Kale, Swiss Chard

Simmered with Smoked Ham Hocks

 

Sweet Yam Gratin
Baked Garnet Yams, Topped with Brown Sugar & Honey

Toasted Pecans & Marshmallows
 

Cornbread Dressing
Cornbread, Baked Ham, Roasted Chestnuts,
Fresh Sage
 

Fresh Herb Buttermilk Dropped Biscuits
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Sweet Potato Pie
 

Traditional Pecan Pie
 

Bourbon Bread Pudding
 

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Festive Christmas Dinner Menu

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~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Warm Arugula Salad

Fresh Arugula, Crisp Potatoes, Feta Cheese  Warm Black Olive Vinaigrette

 

Wild Mushroom Soup
Oyster, Chanterelle, Cremini & Shitake Mushrooms
Dry Sherry & Fresh Thyme
 

Old World Style Pot Roast
New Potatoes, Carrots, Celery, Tomatoes, Red Wine, Pancetta,
 Garlic, Cinnamon, Orange Zest
 

Rosemary Roast Turkey
Classic Roast Turkey, Fresh Rosemary & Lemon
 

Fresh Cranberry Relish
Fresh Cranberries, Orange & Rosemary
 

Herbed Bread Dressing
Rustic Bread, Cured Bacon, Chestnuts & Dried Plums
 

Balsamic Braised Brussels Sprouts
Fresh Young Brussels Sprouts, Aged Balsamic Vinegar
Crisp Pancetta
 

Roast Butternut Squash
Red Grapes, Fresh Sage & Caramelized Sweet Onions
 

Rustic Shepherd Bread
Butter
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Festive Cranberry & Pear Tart
Fresh Pear & Cranberries ~ Walnut Shortbread Crust
Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
 

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South American Holiday Dinner

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~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Roasted Beet Salad

Red & Gold Beets, Slow-roasted, Slivered Pear & Apple

Fresh Dill Vinaigrette

 

Chili Roasted Turkey
Whole Turkey
Basted with Ancho Chili Garlic Butter
 

Chorizo Cornbread Stuffing
Fresh Corn, Poblano Chili, Chorizo
Crispy Skillet Corn Bread
 

Maple Whipped Garnet Yams
Apple Cider & Maple Syrup
 

Crispy Pork Tenderloin with Fried Apple Rings
Baked Pork Tenderloin, Garlic, Fresh Sage & Thyme
Fried Green Apple Rings
 

Slow Cooked Black Kale
Fresh Black Kale, Ham, Garlic & Onion
 

Twice Baked Potato

Russet Potatoes, Parmesan Cheese, Applewood Smoked Bacon 

 

Spinach & Cheese Grits Frittatas
Fresh Spinach, Cheddar Cheese & Grits
 

Fresh Herb Buttermilk Dropped Biscuits
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Apple Pie
 

Whiskey Soaked Cherries
 

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Luxurious Holiday Menu

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~ Hors d'oeuvres ~

 

Double Corn Fritters with Dungeness Crab Crème Fraiche
Fresh Corn, Red Onion, Bell Pepper & Dungeness Crab

Crème Fraiche
 

Pomegranate Cumin Glazed Lamb Kabobs
Cubed Leg of Lamb, Cumin & Pomegranate Glaze
Skewered with Yellow Bell Peppers
 

Hamachi Sashimi with Lemon Chili Ice & Mango
Lemon Chili Ice & Champagne Mangos

Fresh Mint

 

~ Salad, Entrée & Accompaniments ~
 

Honey Roasted Pear Salad

Butter Lettuce, Honey Roasted Pear

Thyme & Veau Jus Dressing 

 Creamy Chestnut Soup
Fresh Chive Garnish
 

Grilled Veal Chops
Caramelized Shallots, Arugula Garnish
 

Pan Seared Sonoma Duck Breast
Beaujolais Sauce & Candied Cumquats
 

Whole Boneless Roasted Trout
Fennel & Preserved Lemon
Moroccan Charmoula
 

Crushed Potatoes
Yukon Gold Potatoes, Double Cream
 

Garlicky Bread Crumb Coated Broccoli
Fresh Broccoli, Rustic Toasted Bread Crumbs, Garlic & Herbs

 

Traditional Soft Polenta

Parmesan Reggiano & Cracked Black Pepper
 

~ Dessert ~
 

Cheese & Fruit Plate
Spanish Manchego, Cambozola, French Brie & Danish Bleu Cheeses
Cranberry, Shallot Dried Fruit Compote, Quince Paste
Toasted Marcona Almonds & Black Mission Figs


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