Current Menu Offerings

Our Celebrated Menu Offerings are designed to give you a framework to create a customized selection of cuisine  for your private event.

Contact Chef Laura to Design Your Specialized Menu

At Celebrated Cuisine, each menu is unique, inspired by the season, the palate and the hosts. Our clients select from a variety of options based on an extensive interview designed to understand taste preferences and type of party. Whether your event is seated, a buffet, passed hors d’oeuvres, or a combination, the focus of Celebrated Cuisine is to provide a memorable five star dining experience.

Dips and Spreads

Artichoke, Spinach and Parmesan
Roasted Anaheim Chili and Artichoke
Classic Hummus
Sun Dried Tomato Hummus
Chipotle Black Bean
Smoked Salmon Crème Fraîche
Herbed Chèvre
Cannellini Bean-Piquillo Pepper
Housemade Guacamole

Housemade Flatbread/Crostini/Bruschetta

Classic Diced Roma Tomato, Fresh Oregano and Garlic
Granny Smith Apples, Mascarpone and Gorgonzola Crispy with Prosciutto, Balsamic Drizzle
Smoked Salmon, Balsamic Glazed Onions and Goat Cheese
Caramelized Shallot and Fig Chutney, Double Crème Brie
Steak Florentine with Bell Pepper and Caper Salsa
Caramelized Red Onion, Blue Cheese, Prosciutto and Figs
Ceci (Chickpea) Bean Purée with Arugula, Red Onion, Red Wine Vinaigrette
Figs, Gorgonzola, Pears and Prosciutto

Signature Celebrated Classics and Marvelous Mouthfuls

Southwestern Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aioli
Shrimp and Sweet Potato Cakes with Caper-Cornichon Sauce
Chipotle Shrimp Tostada Bites with Smashed Avocado and Smoky Crema
Herb and Mustard Crusted New Zealand Lamb “Lollichops”
Italian Meatballs in House Made Marinara
New World Quesadillas: Mango and Papaya & Asian Pear and Smoked Gouda

Asian Chili Glazed Shrimp

Shrimp and Bay Scallop Ceviche “Spoon”, Avocado Pearl
Sashimi Grade Ahi Tuna “Spoons”, Blood Orange Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Crispy Caper
Mexican Shrimp Cocktail/Celery/Scallion/Valentina
Sherry BBQ Glazed Pork Mini Ribs
Pork and Chive Gyoza (Pan Seared and Steamed Dumplings)
Caprese Skewers of Baby Heirloom Tomatoes and Cigliene Mozzarella
Watermelon Gazpacho “Shooters”

Phyllo and Puff Pastry

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion Tartlets
Sweet Onion, Gorgonzola and Pancetta Phyllo Triangles
Mediterranean Phyllo “Cigars” with Basil OIl
Chorizo and Oaxacan Cheese “Empanadas”
Asparagus Phyllo Straws
Double Crème Brie, Seasonal House Made Chutney
Classic Spanikopita

International Cheese and Antipasti Table

Imported, Domestic and Artisanal Cheese and Charcuterie Offered with Fresh and Dried Fruit, Nuts,
Crackers and Breads, Roasted Vegetables, Assorted Olives and Spreads

Salads

Chef Laura’s Southwestern Chopped Salad with Fire Roasted Corn, Roasted Pepitas, Cotija Cheese, Avocado, Raisins, and Romaine, Chipotle-Cider Vinaigrette
Chef Laura’s Chopped Salad with Pearl Cous Cous, Currants, Asiago, Arugula, Dried Corn
& Grape Tomatoes, House Made Pesto Vinaigrette
Baby Spinach with Strawberries, Feta and Toasted Almonds, Poppy Seed Vinaigrette
Butter Lettuce, Brie Crouton, Candied Pecans, Caramelized Apples. Pomegranate Seeds, Champagne Vinaigrette
Classic Caesar Salad with Ciabatta Croutons
Baby Arugula Salad with Tomatoes, Shallots, Navel Oranges and Tarragon, Goat Cheese Crottin, Citrus Cider Gastrique
Two Hearts Salad: Artichoke Hearts, Hearts of Palm, Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Signature Tuscan Salad of Cabbage with Avocado and Pine Nuts, White Truffle Oil
Baby Greens with Candied Pecans, Gruyere & Apples, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Baby Spinach Salad with Pancetta, Tomatoes in Warm Shallot Vinaigrette
Ratatouille and Goat Cheese Salad with Basil Pesto Vinaigrette
The “BLT” Romaine, Crispy Prosciutto, Parmesan Wafers and Heirloom Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Baby Romaine, Gorgonzola, Poached Pears and Pecans, Merlot Reduction
Baby Spinach with Edamame, Broccoli, Almonds and Carrots in White Miso Vinaigrette
Watermelon, Heirloom Tomatoes, Feta and Pine Nuts, Balsamic Reduction

Soups

Butternut Squash and Caramelized Onion with Crème Fraîche Drizzle
White Corn Tortilla Soup with Crispy Tortilla Strips
Spicy Roasted Sweet Potato
Oven Roasted Tomato Basil with Miniature Grilled Cheese
Tuscan White Bean and Fired Roasted Tomato
Classic Minestrone with Basil Pesto
Pasta e Fagioli
Watermelon Gazpacho
Smoky Cauliflower with White Truffle Drizzle
Potato Leek with Brie “Croutons”
Vegan Quinoa and Two Bean Chili

Brunch

(also see Chef Stations)

Assorted Muffins and Scones including Zucchini, Lavender with Lemon Glaze, Pecan Crunch,
Lemon Poppy Seed, Orange Cranberry, Blueberry Scones
Quiche: Broccoli Cheddar, Wild Mushroom, Lorraine
Smoked Salmon and Scallion Frittata
Tortilla Español (Spanish Omelet with Yukon Gold Potatoes)
Smoked Salmon Platter featuring Tomatoes, Capers, Red Onion
Sour Cream Coffee Cake or Muffins
Strata-sphere: Prosciutto, Provolone and Herbs ;Three Cheese, Shiitake and Crimini Mushroom
Crepes with Ricotta Mascarpone, Seasonal Fruit Sauce
Cinnamon Wheels with Cream Cheese Frosting
Yogurt and Berry Parfaits Featuring Laura’s Gourmet Granola

Vegetables, Grains and Pasta

Gratin Dauphinois: Yukon Gold Potatoes Layered in Gruyere and Cream
Roasted Asparagus with Balsamic Drizzle
Seasonal Roasted Vegetable Platter with Balsamic Drizzle
Totally Decadent Kid Friendly, Adult Loved Mac and Cheese
Quinoa with Summer Squash, Feta
Sweet Onion Toasted Pearl Cous Cous or Orzo
Garnet Sweet Potato Stuffed Roasted Red Onions
Classic Ratatouille
Grilled Eggplant and Tomato Towers with Basil Oil
Risotto: Tomato or Butternut Squash and Pancetta
Tomatoes Provençal: Herb and Breadcrumb Stuffed
Spaghetti Squash with White Beans and Basil Pesto
Toasted Pearl Cous Cous with Shallots and Pine Nuts
Roasted Vegetable Crepes with Herbed Cream Sauce

Fish and Shellfish*
Note, Sauces are Interchangeable Among Most Fish

Pan Seared and Roasted Halibut or Sea Bass in Thai Chili Glaze
Thai Shrimp and Pineapple Curry
Stone Ground Mustard and Honey Glazed Salmon
Parmesan Crusted Sole with Crispy Caper Buerre Blanc
Lemon Almond Stuffed Salmon in White Wine
Horseradish Crusted Salmon Tournedos with Mustard Cream Sauce
Roasted or Grilled Salmon with Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Capers
Grilled Salmon with Fire Roasted Corn Relish
Roasted Salmon with Basil Pesto and/ or Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade
Phyllo Wrapped Salmon with Horseradish Crème Fraîche
True Cod Picatta
Lemon Nut Crusted Halibut with Citrus Salsa
Seared Sea Scallops with Roasted Red Pepper Puree
Almond Crusted Ono or Sea Bass with Garlicky Gremolata
Southwestern Shrimp Scampi
Grilled Swordfish with Pineapple Plantain Chutney or Cucumber Jalapeno Salsa
Seared Tuna, Olives and Arugula over House Made Fettuccini
Cumin Crusted Tuna with Avocado Sauce
Lobster and Champagne Risotto
Sea Bass Puttanesca
Macadamia Crusted Ono or Mahi Mahi

Beef and Lamb*

Herb and Mustard Crusted Beef with Red Wine Reduction
Boeuf Bourguignon
Beef Medallions with Caramelized Shallot and Madeira Wine Sauce
Bleu Cheese Crusted Beef with Rosemary Balsamic Glaze
New York Strip with Sweet Onion –Wild Mushroom Ragout
Steak Au Poivre with Brandy-Dijon Cream Sauce
Frenched Rack of Lamb with Herb Crusted Persillade
Mediterranean Beef Kabobs with Kalamata Olive Dipping Oil
Grilled Bistecca Florentine with Romano Crusted Tomatoes
Southwestern Hanger Steak over Cotija Polenta

Pork*

Roasted Pork Loin with Chipotle-Honey Glaze
Prosciutto Stuffed Pork Tenderloin with Crimini Mushroom Sauce
Crunchy Parmesan Crusted Pork Chops
Grilled Pork Chops with Honey Mustard Glaze
Macadamia Crusted Pork Tenderloin with Apricot-Hoisin Glaze
Grilled Spiced Pork Chops with Mango-Pineapple Salsa
Grilled Pork and Pineapple Kebabs in Sweet and Sour Sauce
Panko Crusted Pork Chops with Creole “Cream” Sauce

Chicken and Turkey

Chicken Romano with Smoked Sun-dried Tomato Sauce
Garlic Oregano Chicken with House Made Marinara
Chicken Breast in Brandy Dijon Sauce
Chardonnay Braised Chicken with Garlic and White Wine
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken Kiev
Chicken Marsala
Chicken alla Pizzaiola
Chicken Saltimbocca – Prosciutto and Sage in Marsala Wine Sauce
Goat Cheese and Roasted Bell Pepper Stuffed Chicken with Wild Mushroom Sauce
Coq Au Vin
Almond Crusted Chicken Breast
Brined and Roasted Turkey Breast, Chardonnay Au Jus
Kid Friendly Chicken Fingers, Baked, not Fried

Interactive Chef Stations

Chef Carved, offered with Au Jus and Silver Dollar Rolls
Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Crème Fraîche
Roasted Salt Brined Turkey Breast with Stone Ground Mustard Sauce
Chipotle Rubbed Pork Loin, Honey Chipotle Glaze

“Fajita-Dillas” (Fajita/Quesadilla Combination) Made to Order
Southwestern Seasoned Chicken, Steak or Shrimp
Sautéed Poblano Peppers, Carmelized Sweet Onion, Shredded South of the Border Cheese
Guacamole, Salsa and Mexican Crema

Fresh Pastas Tossed to Order
Asiago Cream Sauce, Fresh Marinara, Alfredo, Roasted Garlic Oil, Basil Pesto
Chicken, Salmon, Shrimp and Beef

Housemade Pizza
Margherita, Basil Oil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Reduction
Fresh Mozzarella, Parmigiano Reggiano, Fontina, Blue Cheese
Roma Tomatoes, Roasted Bell Peppers, Pears, Figs, Fresh Basil, Prosciutto di Parma, Hot Italian Sausage

Interactive Desserts
Crepes with Ricotta-Mascarpone and choice of Poached Pears, Cinnamon Apples,
Roasted Strawberry Sauce or Amaretto Chocolate Sauce
Bananas Foster, Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Ice Cream Sandwich Bar

Desserts

Crème Brulée
Vanilla Bean, Double Deep Chocolate with Marshmallow Brulée, Pumpkin Crunch, Coconut

Signature Baby Cheesecakes
Classic Vanilla Bean, Decadent Chocolate, Pumpkin Pecan, or by request

Cupcakes and Mini Cakes
Vanilla Bean with Strawberry Buttercream
Lemon Curd with Lemon Buttercream
Carrot Pineapple Cupcakes with Coconut Cream Cheese Frosting
Black Forest with Chocolate Buttercream
Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate!
Chocolate Truffle Brownie Bites with Vanilla Bean Mascarpone Mousse
Bittersweet Chocolate Molten Cakes with Strawberry-Pomegranate Coulis
Chocolate Truffle Cake and Peanut Butter Mousse Parfait
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Kahlua Chocolate Drizzle
Fallen Chocolate Soufflé with Caramel Sauce

Incredibly Fabulous Cookies
Honey Roasted Peanut Crunch Granola and Butterscotch Chip
White Chocolate Chip and Dried Cranberry
Snickerdoodles
Classic Chocolate Chip
Oatmeal Raisin
Double Chocolate Chip
White Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Brittle

Panna Cotta
Lemon with Blackberry Sauce
Chocolate with Port Soaked Cherries
Pumpkin with Ginger Crème Anglaise

Signature Lemon Curd Tartlets in Shortbread Crust
Roasted Pears with White Chocolate Zabaglione
Roasted Pineapple with Ginger Crème Anglaise and Caramel Dust
Cointreau Macerated Raspberries with White Chocolate Drizzle
Classic Apple Strudel
Pecan Bites in Phyllo

Chef Dessert Station
Bananas Foster with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
Build Your Own Ice Cream Sandwich Bar
Crepes

Bread Pudding
Caramel Apple with Fireball Flambé Apples
Bourbon Bread Pudding with Butterscotch Sauce
Dulce de Leche Bread Pudding

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