Friday, October 28, 2011

Autumn Dinner Party Menu

Sit back and relax...Let Butler For Hire Catering do all the work for you!  Have us help you with your fall entertaining.  There are many dates available for the month of November.  Below is a Fall inspired menu to get your taste buds jumping for joy for the Autumn season!  Butler For Hire Catering in the San Francisco Bay Good Food is Always in Style!

Autumn 2011 Sit Down Dinner Menu

Hor D'Ouevres
Sweet Potato & Smoked Sausage Skewer with Lemon Aioli
Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onion & Gruyere Cheese Tartlets
Shrimp & Roasted Corn Hushpuppies with Chipotle Aioli 

Granny Smith Apple & Cheddar Soup with Hard Cider

Roasted Pear Salad with Mixed Greens, Maytag Bleu Cheese & Candied walnuts 
with Shallot Dijon Vinaigrette

Phyllo wrapped Pork Tenderloin with Mushroom Duxelle & Roasted Grape Chutney
Fig & Radicchio Risotto made with Zinfandel and Parmigiano Reggiano
Pomegranate-Balsamic Glazed Carrots sprinkled with Pomegranate Seeds & Pistachios

Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding with Dulce De Leche Sauce 

Sunday, October 23, 2011

Autumn Outdoor Garden Party

Catered a wonderful outdoor garden party yesterday in Hillsborough, California.  The weather could not be more perfect, sunny and in the eighties.  The client was celebrating a newly remodeled front and back yard and it was beautiful, with a waterfall and various conversation areas.  Friends and family gathered to celebrate this in style with delicious finger foods made by me! fabulous catering in the San Francisco Bay Area!  My staff passed 3 wonderful appetizers and there were more finger foods on a buffet with two desserts.  Remember...Good Food is Always in Style!

 Fig and Raddichio Risotto...this turned out delicious and got rave reviews!!! I will make it again!
 Mini Guacamole and Shrimp Tostadas with Queso Fresca Cheese
 The ever popular Tuna Tartare with Edammame Wasabi Puree
 A beautiful fall themed buffet to temp any appetite!
 Paella Sliders, made with chicken, shrimp and chorizo with a sherry, pimento and carmelized onion spread with Saffron Aioli
 Chicken and Beef Empanadas
 Curry Coconut Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce
 Cranberry Chutney and Pistachio baked Brie!!! This was a new recipe and it was a hit!
 Dijon Rosemary Lamb Chops with Honey Mint Sauce
 Thai Peanut Crunch Salad with Spicy Peanut Vinaigrette...Good and Good for you!
 This looks scrumptious...Pork Lumpia with Sweet and Sour Sauce
 Petite Chocolate Bread Pudding with whipped cream
 Mini Blueberry Creme Brulee
 The bartenders busy at work
 The new waterfall...looks so refreshing
 seating area with fire pit

This lower level had a lifesize chess cool!