Catering Menus by The French Gourmet
Pesto Crostinis - Toasted baguette topped with Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Pesto Sauce and Pinenuts.
Chicken Curry Puffs - Lightly curried Chicken Mousse in a Puff Pastry.
Salmon Canapés - Smoked Salmon topped with Creme Fraiche, fresh Dill and Capers.
Crab Tartlets - Surimi Crab Meat mixed with Creamy Herbed Cheese, garnished with fresh Dill.
Black Bean Croustades - Crispy Corn Cups filled with Spicy Black Beans.
Stuffed Mushrooms - Cold with Walnut Bleu Cheese or Hot with Spinach and Meat filling.
Shrimp Cocktail - Classic or in a Lime, Garlic and Cilantro Marinade.
Coconut Shrimp - Golden Deep-fried with Honey Mustard Dip.
And Also: Assorted Thin Crust Mini Quiches, Hunan Oriental Shrimp or Chicken Skewer, Bacon and Cheddar New Potatoes, Pot Stickers, Chilled Caviar Mini Potatoes, Spanokopita, Prosciutto and Melon, Marinated Peppers on Foccacia Triangles, Seared Ahi on Daikon with Creamy Wasabi...Return to top.
Fresh Cut Fondue - Freshly-cut pineapple, Honeydew Melon, Grapes, Cantaloupe and Strawberries cut to dip in a delicious Chocolate Fondue and / or Creamy Raspberry Sauce.
Fresh Vegetables - Asparagus (seasonal), Belgian Endive leaves, Jicama and other fresh vegetables served with your choice of dips: Creamy Herbed Spinach Dip, Toasted Mustard Seed Dip, or Bleu Cheese and Walnut Dip.
Marinated Grilled Vegetables - Roasted Eggplant, Zucchini, Onion and Sweet Peppers, served chilled with Marinated Mushrooms, Olives and Artichoke Hearts.
Pâté Tray - Our own delicious Pâtés including a Country Pork Pâté, a coarse textured smooth Chicken Liver Pâté with Truffles. Served with homemade Onion Chutney, Greek Olives and small Cornichon Pickles.
Assorted Domestic and Imported Cheese Tray - May include Port Salut, Smoked Gouda, Brie, Dilled Havarti, Saga Bleu, Cheddar and Swiss.
Mediterranean Eggplant Purée - with Pita Bread.
Warm Artichoke Fondue - A tasty blend of Artichoke and Cheeses served with sliced French Baguette.
Heart-Shaped Pesto Cheese Torte - Layers of Sun-dried Tomatoes, Pesto and Cream Cheese elegantly garnished with Fresh Basil.
Brie en Croûte - Delicious Brie Cheese topped with Apricots and Prosciutto, or Pesto or Mushrooms, baked in a golden brown Puff Pastry.
Southwestern Black Bean Torte - Layers of Black Beans, Roasted Chiles, Onions, Black Olives, Sour Cream, Salsa, Cheddar and Jack Cheeses and Avocado. Served with Tri-color Tortilla Chips.Return to top.
Pacific Rim - Artistically displayed thin filets of Salmon, Ahi and Yellowtail will be seared to order. The seared fish will be accompanied by creamy wasabi, cilantro, soy and spicy fish sauce. Topped with chunky noodles, daikon, napa cabbage and accompanied with chopped Thai salad.
Fire Pot Chicken - Strips of Chicken tossed in a spiced Jamaican herb barbecue sauce and served over coconut pigeon rice.
Fajitas - Marinated stripes of chicken breast or top sirloin with sliced sweet peppers and onion, sautéed on a hot griddle and served on fresh, warm flour or corn tortillas. Served with ranchero salsa, sour cream, guacamole and delicious southwestern black beans.
Roast Beef Station - Tender, roasted sirloin carved and served with a fresh mini croissant or soft small roll, green peppercorn sauce, creamy horseradish, whole grain mustard and onion chutney.
Salmon en Croûte - Baked filet of Salmon lightly coated with Salmon mousse and spinach in puff pastry. Served with a dill velouté sauce.
Penne Pasta Primavera - Penne mixed with a colorful array of seasonal fresh vegetables, olive oil and herbs. Served with creamy pesto sauce or tomato basil concassè and freshly grated parmesan cheese. (lightly seasoned shrimp or chicken filets optional)
Hunan Chicken Salad - Sliced chicken breast sautéed in a tangy sesame dressing, served on a bed of mixed greens and oriental cut vegetables.
Roasted Apricot Pork Loin with Shallot Sauce - Boneless, center-cut pork, stuffed with brandied apricots, coated with cracked black pepper and tarragon. Served with shallot sauce. Recommended served with country French potato pie and braised red cabbage.Return to top.
Petit Fours - Assorted Mini French Pastries - Napoleons, Cream Puffs, Fruit Tarts, Chocolate Mousse Cups and Opera Tortes.
Bite-size Brownies, Coconut Lancers & Lemon Bars
Strawberries dipped in White or Dark Chocolate
Cookies - Meringue Puffs, Butter Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Macaroons, Cinnamon Snaps, Florentines, Langue de Chat
Chocolate Truffles - Rolled with Toasted Almonds or Dusted with Cocoa.Return to top.
The French Gourmet offers delicious menu items for a seated dinner. Please email us for a complete list of menu ideas.Return to top.
We offer a wide variety of elegant, sophisticated finishes and custom cakes in whipped cream, rolled fondant icing, marzipan or ganache - please visit our our Wedding Cakes Section for detailed information, or call the Wedding Cake Coordinator with your ideas or to schedule an appointment for a free cake tasting and consultation. 1-800-929-1984Return to top.
Our premium blends of regular and decaffeinated coffee served in our elegant coffee urns with freshly whipped sabayon cream and dark chocolate shavings. Espresso bar also available with or without frozen coffee drinks.
The French Gourmet is fully insured and licensed by the State of California to vend and serve alcoholic beverages. Your options include:
Full Bar or Premium Bar - We provide the liquor, mixers, ice, bar fruits and other garnishes, glasses and napkins.
Partial Bar - Bar set-up, which is all of the above except the liquor.
Wine and Champagne - You will only be charged for the open bottles. We have a great deal of expertise in recommending wines. Our large volume and wide range of sources available to us from wholesalers allow us to price our champagne and wines very competitively. You may find that the benefits of not having to worry about purchasing the liquor or of running short, outweigh the savings, if any, you might realize by providing your own.Return to top.