Friday, January 2, 2009

New Year's Eve Sit Down Dinner Party

Catered a marvelous New Year's Eve party this year for my new client's Peter and Cherie in Burlingame. What a fun crowd; a sit down dinner party for 14. Here is the six course menu with photos. They were so delighted with their event, I am pleased to say that they booked me for next year's event and their Easter event this year.

Hor D'Ouevres
Bing Cherry Fennel Bleu Cheese Bruschetta
Artichoke, Ricotta and Parmesan Tartles
Seated Appetizer
Lamb Chops with Mixed Mushroom Risotto with Honey Champange Mint and Pomegranite Sauces
Butternut Squash Soup with Sour Cream and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Mixed Baby Greens with Feta Cheese, Pistachios, Beets, Oranges with Gorgonzola Pear Vinaigrette
Roated Raspberry Chiptole Pork Tenderloin with Blackberry Sauce
Prawn Brochette with Grapefruit Sauce
Mushroom Parmesan Bread Pudding, Green Bean with Walnuts & Tomato
Dessert Sampler Plate
Mini Double Chocolate Cheesecake, Vanilla Pot De Creme,
Tempura Strawberries with Chocolate Sauce

Christmas Party Highlights

Pear & Black Forest Ham Bruschetta with Bleu Cheese
Mini Berry Tartlets, Chocolate Ganache Cupcakes, Walnut Cranberry Tartles

Dessert Tower

Mini Individual Chicken Pot Pies
Wow, Christmas is gone just as fast as it came upon me this year, but isn't that always the truth! Hope all of you had a wonderful holiday this year. Catered just a few cocktail parties this holiday season and a suprise party. Here are some photos of a few of my guests favorites.