Dinner Buffet Menu #2

Passed Hors d’oeuvres 

 

Salads – Choose Two

Asian Greens, Julienne Vegetables, Cashews and Crisped Scallion-Rice Croutons in Spicy Thai Vinaigrette

Wild Arugula, Freeze Dried Grapes, Cider Brined shallots, Crumbled Bleu Cheese and Hazelnut Brittle in Raspberry Vinaigrette

French Country Salad with Bibb Lettuce, Crisped Bacon, Egg, Roasted Potato and Cherry Tomatoes in Herbed-Buttermilk Dressing

Spring Greens and Seasonal Fruit wtih Shaved Fennel, House Smoked Almonds, Chevre Cheese and Meyer Lemon-Vanilla Emulsion

Roasted Baby Vegetable and Olive Caponata in Black Currant Balsamic Vinaigrette

Panzanella Salad of Charred French Bread, Heirloom Tomato, Basil, Sweet Onion Smoked Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Peppers, Olive Oil and Sherry Vinegar

 

Entrées – Choose Two

Herb Brined Roasted Organic Chicken with Meyer Lemon Gastrique and Aromatic Herbs

Grilled Umami Chicken Breast with Soy-Shiitake Brown Sugar Compote

Chicken Roulade with Ricotta, Black Garlic and Spinach in Smoked Tomato Beurre Blanc

Pan Roast Sea Bass with Chardonnay Butter and Golden Raisin & Fennel Compote

Herb Crusted Tenderloin with Truffled Chardonnay Demiglace

Chipotle Dusted Grilled Loin of Swordfish with Cumin Scented Beurre Blanc

Pan Roasted Salmon with Shitake Mushroom Confit and Ponzu Glaze

Rosemary Braised Angus Short Ribs in Herbed-Onion Jus with Olive Oil Croutons

Organic Pork Short Ribs with Fire Roasted Peach Compote

Roasted Loin of New York Steak Au Poivre with Shallot-Cognac Reduction

Kurobuta Pork loin with Blackberry-Pinot Reduction

 

Accompaniments 

Garlic-Herb Rice Pilaf, Mascarpone-Chive Crushed Potatoes,

Creamy Parmesan Polenta, Roasted Potato-Edamame Succotash, or

Olive Oil Infused Sweet Potatoes

 

Vegetable Sauté or

Roasted Kale Sprouts

 

Freshly Baked Breads With Sweet Butter

 

Petite Desserts – Choose Three

Lemon-Berry Tart with Fresh Raspberry

Vanilla Bean Roasted Peaches and Mascarpone on Crisped Florentine

Caramel Cheesecake in Salted Pretzel Crust with Sea Salt Crunch

Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee Cones

Mascarpone Stuffed Strawberry in White Chocolate & White Chocolate Crunch

Bittersweet Chocolate-Bourbon Torte with Sweet Cream and Crispy Chocolate

S’mores Skewers with Vanilla Bean Marshmallow & Bittersweet Chocolate

 Sweet Hickory Smoked Bacon Cinnamon Rolls

Petite Chocolate Butter Cake with Chocolate Butter Crème

Toasted Coconut Tartlets in Cocoa Crust

Petite Chocolate Tart with Espresso Mousse and Chocolate Espresso Bean

Vanilla Bean Palmier with Chantilly Cream and Fresh Raspberry

Carrot Cake Cheesecake in a Spiced Crust with Sweet Cream Cheese

~Or~

Choose One

Meyer Lemon Pudding Cake with Sweet Cream and Lorna Doone Crust and Fresh Raspberries

Seasonal Fruit Crisp with House Made Cinnamon Gelato

Strawberry-Vanilla Bean Shortcake with Sweet Basil and Meyer Lemon- Mascarpone Mousse

 Brioche Bread Pudding with Bittersweet Chocolate Custard and Espresso Roasted Marshmallow Cream

 

Coffee Bar

Gourmet Decaffeinated Coffee

Served With Fresh Whipped Cream, Chocolate Shavings & Cinnamon