San Jose Wedding Catering

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San Jose Corporate Catering

San Jose Wedding Catering

Catering San Jose

NOVEMBER 2019 CORPORATE THANKSGIVING MENU

 

25 Guest Minimum

Please select from the following Categories:

Two Salad Items * Two Bread Items

*Two Entree Items Plus One Vegetarian Item for Specified Amount of Guests

Three Side Dishes * Two Dessert Items * One Drink Item

 

Salad Options (Will provide half and half)

*Assorted Baby Greens with Fresh Vegetables and Balsamic Vinaigrette

* Salad of baby kale and mixed greens, Granny Smith apples, candied sliced almonds, and Pomegranate seed garnished with Champagne vinaigrette

*Romaine, Napa Cabbage, Walnut, Pear and Gorgonzola Salad, Cranberry-Port Dressing

*Classic Caesar Salad with Dried Cranberries and Romano and Garlic Croutons

*Ditalini Pasta Salad with Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, and Fresh Salad Vegetables, Greek Feta Vinaigrette

Bread Options (Will provide half and half)

*Sliced Sourdough, *Sliced Sweet French, *Sliced Italian

*Soft Dinner Rolls, *Sour Dinner Rolls

*Poppy Seed Rolls, *Sesame Seed Rolls, *Onion-Herb Rolls

 

Entrées

* Honey Maple Baked Spiral Cut Ham

*Medallions of Pork Loin with Calvados, Apple and Dried Fig Compote

* Roasted Natural Breast of Turkey with Caramelized Shallot Gravy and Cranberry Chutney

*Roasted WHOLE Carved Apple Cider, Molasses and Rosemary Brined Natural Turkey Served with Fresh Thyme, Sage and Caramelized Vidalia onion Gravy (Groups of 200 or less)

* Breast of Chicken Madeira with Sautéed Pancetta and Diced Portobello Mushrooms in a Rich Tomato Madeira Wine Demi-Glace

*Chicken Jerusalem with Quartered Baby Artichokes and Mushrooms in a Creamy Chardonnay Sauce

*Classic Beef Bourguignan

*Sliced Choice Tri Tip of Beef in a Tomato-Tarragon Demi-Glace

 

Vegetarian Entrées

*Artichoke and Exotic Mushroom Lasagna in Creamy Butternut Squash Béchamel

*Grilled eggplant rollatini filled spanakopita style with garlic wilted spinach, feta cheese, mint and dill atop spiced tomato coulis

*Roasted Portobello Mushrooms filled with Toasted Organic Faro, Wilted Garlic Sautéed Spinach, Melted Onions and Peppers and Gouda Fondue

Side Dishes

*Roasted Garlic and Buttermilk Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes

*Scalloped Potatoes with Havarti and Cream

*Herb and Garlic Crusted New Potatoes

*Sweet Yam, Yukon Gold Potato and Celery Root Mash with horseradish and cream

*Sweet Potato Casserole with Mini Marshmallows and Toasted Pecan Topping

*Classic Whole Wheat Bread Stuffing

*White and Wild Rice Medley with Walnuts, Apples, and Dried Apricots

*Brown Sugar and Ginger Glazed Baby Carrots with Roasted Brussels sprouts

*Sautéed Blue Lake Green Beans, Brown Butter Amandine

*Medley of the Seasons Best Vegetables Sautéed in a Tarragon Butter Sauce

 

Dessert Items (Will provide half and half)

*Carrot Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

*Dark Chocolate Cake, Fudge Filling, Chocolate Frosting

*Warm Pear and Cranberry Cobbler, Sweet Cream Biscuit Topping, Toasted Almonds

*Cinnamon Apple Crisp with Oatmeal Cookie Topping

*Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownie Bars

​*New York Cheesecake with Butter Toffee Crumble

*Pumpkin Pie Bar Pastries

*Assortment of House Baked Jumbo Cookies, Brownies and Bar Pastries

 

Beverages

*Assorted Iced Sodas and Bottled Waters

*Warm Spiced Cider

*Eggnog

 

 

Lunch Service

25-49 Guests, 21 per person

49-149 Guests, 20 per person

150 Guests/Over, 19 per person

 

Dinner Service

25-49 Guests, 24 per person

49-149 Guests, 23 per person

150 Guests/Over- 22 per person

 

Set up is buffet style at a 25 person minimum.  For parties of less than 50 guests, onsite service staff will be subject to a 35 per hour/ four-hour minimum per staff member labor charge. There will be no labor charges for onsite staff of events larger than 50 guests unless china service is requested. Beautiful buffet linen and festive holiday decorations as well as classy disposable eating plates and utensils are provided with buffet. China service is always available and quoted upon request. China service parties may require additional hired service staffing. All prices are subject to 18% service charge and 9.25% Sales Tax.

 

 

2019 DECEMBER HOLIDAY MENU

The following menus are merely suggestions for your holiday event.

We will be happy to create a personalized Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner or Appetizer

Menu for your holiday party

Prices are based upon date chosen with savings Monday through Thursday and amount of guests attending (The more the merrier but also a price break given)

 

December 2019 Holiday Menu #1

 

Luncheon/Dinner Buffet

 

Winter Salad with assorted greens and baby kale, fresh salad vegetables, Mandarin orange suprémes, roasted and crushed whole almonds, Feta cheese, crunchy croutons and three citrus vinaigrette

 

Fresh Baked Seeded Rolls and Butter

 

Garlic and Rosemary Crusted and Slow Roasted New York Strip, Chef Carved to Order, Accompanied by a Cabernet Demi-Glace

 

Breast of Chicken Marbella with Dried Plums, Spanish Olives, Capers and Chardonnay

 

Vegetarian Alternative Entrée of Grilled Portobello Mushroom Tops Filled with Garlic Wilted Spinach, Caramelized Onions and Peppers and Topped with a Smoked Gouda fondue, Roasted Red Pepper-Smoked Paprika Coulis for Specified Number of Vegetarian Guests

 

Roasted Fingerling and Baby Potato Assortment with Sweet Whole Roasted Garlic Cloves and Fresh Herbs

 

Gourmet Grilled Vegetable Presentation, Aged Sherry Vinaigrette Baste

 

 

Dessert

A Beautiful Assortment of Delectable Elegant Pick-up Pastries

 

Set up is buffet style at a 25 person minimum.  For parties of less than 50 guests, onsite service staff will be subject to a 35 per hour/ four-hour minimum per staff member labor charge. There will be no labor charges for onsite staff of events larger than 50 guests unless china service is requested. Beautiful buffet linen and festive holiday decorations as well as classy disposable eating plates and utensils are provided with buffet. China service is always available and quoted upon request. China service parties may require additional hired service staffing. All prices are subject to 18% service charge and 9.25% Sales Tax.

December 2019 Holiday Menu #2

 

Luncheon/Dinner Buffet

 

Salad of Organic Romaine, Napa Cabbage, Loads of Salad vegetables, Toasted Walnut, Poached Pear and Gorgonzola Cheese, Cranberry-Port Dressing

 

Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter

 

Garlic and Rosemary Crusted and Grilled Tender Tri-tip of Beef Accompanied by a Fresh Herb Mediterranean Salsa Verde

 

Grilled Breast of Chicken with Artichokes and Mushroom in a Chardonnay Cream Sauce

 

Vegetarian Alternative Entrée of Grilled Eggplant Rollatini Filled Spanakopita Style with Garlic Wilted Spinach, Feta Cheese, Fresh Mint and Dill atop Spiced Tomato Coulis for Specified Number of Vegetarian Guests

 

White and Wild Rice Medley with Walnuts, Apples, and Dried Apricots

 

Sautéed Blue Lake Green Beans, Brown Butter Amandine with Brown Sugar and Ginger Glazed Baby Carrots and Roasted Brussels Sprouts

 

Dessert

Half New York Cheesecake with Crumbled Heath Bar and Caramel Sauce

Half Chocolate Mousse Cake with Chantilly Cream

Set up is buffet style at a 25 person minimum.  For parties of less than 50 guests, onsite service staff will be subject to a 35 per hour/ four-hour minimum per staff member labor charge. There will be no labor charges for onsite staff of events larger than 50 guests unless china service is requested. Beautiful buffet linen and festive holiday decorations as well as classy disposable eating plates and utensils are provided with buffet. China service is always available and quoted upon request. China service parties may require additional hired service staffing. All prices are subject to 18% service charge and 9.25% Sales Tax.

December 2019 Holiday Menu #3

 

Luncheon/Dinner Buffet

 

Festive Winter Caesar Salad with Heart of Romaine, Shaved Fresh Brussels sprouts, Dried Cranberries, Shaved Parmesan, and our House Creamy Meyer Lemon Caesar Dressing

 

Fresh Baked Assortment of Rolls and Butter

 

Slow Braised Certified Angus Chuck Stroganoff with Mushrooms and Onions in a Sour Cream Demi-Glace

 

Stuffed, Roasted and Sliced Pork Loin filled with Wild Mushroom Duxelles, Roasted Minced Chestnuts, Toasted Organic Faro and Sautéed Baby Spinach with Sauce Dijon

 

Vegetarian Alternative Entrée of Fresh Vegetable Strudel with Havarti Cheese Rolled in Puff Pastry with Butternut Squash Alfredo Sauce for Specified Number of Vegetarian Guests

 

Mixed Pilaf of Ancient Grains, Wild Rice and Sautéed Aromatic Vegetables

 

Gourmet Assortment of Herb Roasted Winter Vegetables

 

 

Dessert

Half Dark Chocolate Cake with Candy Cane Crumble

Half Spiced Carrot Cake with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting

Set up is buffet style at a 25 person minimum.  For parties of less than 50 guests, onsite service staff will be subject to a 35 per hour/ four-hour minimum per staff member labor charge. There will be no labor charges for onsite staff of events larger than 50 guests unless china service is requested. Beautiful buffet linen and festive holiday decorations as well as classy disposable eating plates and utensils are provided with buffet. China service is always available and quoted upon request. China service parties may require additional hired service staffing. All prices are subject to 18% service charge and 9.25% Sales Tax.

December 2019 Holiday Menu #4

 

Luncheon/Dinner Buffet

 

Fresh Tossed Salad of Assorted Greens with Loads of Fresh Salad Vegetables, Garlic and Romano Croutons and Balsamic Vinaigrette

 

Fresh Baked Assortment of Rolls and Butter

 

Spiral Sliced, Brown Sugar and Honey Glazed Ham

 

Turkey Tetrazzini Casserole with Oven Roasted and Cubed Breast of Turkey, Noodles, Mushrooms, Aromatic Vegetables and Cheddar Gratin

 

Vegetarian Alternative Entrée of Tempeh Tetrazzini Casserole for Specified Number of Vegetarian Guests

 

Sauté of Fresh Seasonal Vegetables in a Tarragon Beurre

 

 

Dessert

Assorted Holiday Cookies and Brownies

Set up is buffet style at a 25 person minimum.  For parties of less than 50 guests, onsite service staff will be subject to a 35 per hour/ four-hour minimum per staff member labor charge. There will be no labor charges for onsite staff of events larger than 50 guests unless china service is requested. Beautiful buffet linen and festive holiday decorations as well as classy disposable eating plates and utensils are provided with buffet. China service is always available and quoted upon request. China service parties may require additional hired service staffing. All prices are subject to 18% service charge and 9.25% Sales Tax.