Sunday, September 25, 2011

Sit Down Dinner in Menlo Park

I catered a marvelous sit down dinner last night.  Two events in one day! busy, busy....
Birthday celebrations are always fun and it's even more fun when you can celebrate by having a caterer come to your home and do the cooking for you!  Just have Butler For Hire Catering do it for you and you can be a guest at your own party! please visit my website: for catering in the San Francisco Bay Area!
 Passed Hor D'Ouevres of Roasted Golden Beet & Goat Cheese Tartlets with Fresh Dill
 Passed Hor D'Ouevres of Sesame Beer Battered Green Beans with Hot & Sweet Mustard...It's like a green french fry!!
 Seated Appetizer of Coquille St. Jacques with a wonderful panko and Gruyere Cheese crust
 Thai style Vegetable Soup with Coconut good!
 Butter Lettuce Salad with Grapefruite, Goat Cheese, Spiced Walnuts, Red Onion & Champagne Vinaigrette
 Crab Stuffed Sole with Champagne Tarragon Cream Sauce with Rice Pilaf with Almonds, Peas and Mushrooms. Baby Carrots and Sauteed Baby Broccoli
Tres Leches Cupcakes for Dessert with fresh berries and figs!  YUM

Bridal Shower in Burlingame

Catered a bridal shower yesterday in Burlingame for a luncheon of three passed appetizers and a buffet lunch of small bites with a salad.  A bunch of ladies getting together to celebrate love!  The bride to be was glowing and very excited about her future and of course this luscious food!
 Passed Hor D'Ouevres of Vegetable Egg Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce
 Passed Hor D'Ouevres of Fresh Fig Bruschetta with Goat Cheese, Balsamic Glaze & Pistachios
 Passed Hor D'Ouevres of Roasted Pear, Bleu Cheese & Walnut Tartlets
 Buffet Luncheon
 Chicken Salad "Sliders" with Dried Cranberries, Slivered Almonds & Arugula
 Chicken Sesame Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce
 Mixed Baby Green Salad with Pears, Gorgonzola Cheese, Dried Cranberries & Spiced Pecans with Pear Champagne Vinaigrette
 Mini Cheeseburgers...always a favorite! and below...Apricot Baked Brie in Puff Pastry
A beautiful cake for a sweet ending of a beautiful day of celebration for a wonderful future for a young bride!

Friday Night Sit Down Dinner Party in Hillsborough

 Curried Crab & Corn Hushpuppies with Curry Honey Mustard Dip
 Wild Mushroom & Gruyere Cheese Tartlets
 Tuna Tartare on Wonton with Edammame Wasabi Puree
 Creamed Corn Soup with Crab and Creme Fraiche
 Baby Spinach Salad with Pomagranate Dressing, Curried Walnuts, Pears & Bleu Cheese
 Bacon wrapped Fillet with Bleu Cheese Crust on a pool of Wild Mushroom Cabernet Sauce with Buttermilk Mashed Red Skinned Potatoes
and a Medley of Squash with Balsamic Butter and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Dessert Sampler Plate of Triple Chocolate Ganache Cake, Blueberry Creme Brulee and Key Lime Pie!