Catering Connection’s Full Corporate Menu

Santa Barbara Corporate Events Caterer Menu

Breakfast

Continental Breakfast Buffet

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Selection of Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries, Muffins, and Bagels

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad

 

Quiche Buffet

(Minimum 10 Portions per Quiche)

Tomato and Basil Quiche

Ham, Gruyere and Mushroom Quiche

Spinach, Onion and Feta Cheese Quiche

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Selection of Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries, Muffins and Bagels

 

Deluxe Buffet

Scrambled Eggs with Green Onion

Hickory Grilled Bacon and Breakfast Sausage

Roasted Red Potato Home Fries

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Selection of Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries,
Muffins and Bagels

 

Frittata Buffet

(Pans of 8, 12 or 24 portions)

Asparagus, Swiss and Red Pepper Frittata

Bacon, Cheddar, Mushroom and Onion Frittata

Roasted Vegetable Frittata with Bell Peppers, Zucchini,
Yellow Squash and Cheddar Cheese

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice

Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries, Muffins and Bagels

 

Coffee Station

Santa Barbara Roasting Company – Freshly Brewed Regular and
Decaffeinated Coffee & Selection of Herbal Teas

Addition Breakfast Items

Minimum Order 10 Portions

Selection of Yogurts

Breakfast Cereal Cups and Milk

Granola Cups and Milk

Steel Cut Oatmeal with Raisins

Yogurt, Berry & Granola Parfait

Hard-boiled Eggs

Power Bars or Granola Bars

 


Sandwich Buffets

Traditional Sandwich Buffet

Buffets Includes Choice of 4 Sandwiches:
Mayonnaise, Mustard and Basket of Potato Chips
Choice of: Tossed Green, Classic Caesar or Italian Spinach Salad
Dressings: Ranch, Caesar, Honey Mustard, Balsamic

 

Egg Salad Sandwich

Classic Egg Salad with Lettuce and Tomato on Sourdough

 

Ham and Swiss Sandwich

Black Forest Ham, Tomato, Lettuce with Swiss Cheese on Sourdough

 

Roast Beef Sandwich

Roast Beef, Tomato & Lettuce with Cheddar Cheese on a Baguette

 

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Tuna Salad with Tomato & Alfalfa Sprouts on Wheat Bread

 

Turkey and Swiss Sandwich

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with Lettuce Tomato & Swiss Cheese on Wheat Bread

 

Vegetable Salad Wrap

Layers of Fresh Vegetables, Tomato, Lettuce with Ranch Dressing, and Cheddar Cheese wrapped in a Tortilla

 

Deli Buffet

Buffets Includes Choice of 4 Sandwiches:
Mayonnaise, Mustard and Basket of Potato Chips
Choice of: Tossed Green, Classic Caesar or Italian Spinach Salad
Dressings: Ranch, Caesar, Honey Mustard, Balsamic

Fresh Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast

Black Forest Honey Ham

Slow Roasted Sliced Roast Beef

Albacore Tuna Salad

Chunky Chicken Salad

Classic Egg Salad

Homemade Vegetarian Hummus

Selection of Freshly Baked Breads:
To Include Sourdough, Rye, Wheat, French Rolls, Croissants

Tomato, Lettuce, Pickles and Onions

Swiss, Cheddar, and Mozzarella Cheeses

Gourmet Sandwich Buffet

Buffets Includes Choice of 4 Sandwiches:
Mayonnaise, Mustard and Basket of Potato Chips
Choice of: Tossed Green, Classic Caesar or Italian Spinach Salad
Dressings: Ranch, Caesar, Honey Mustard, Balsamic

 

Curry Chicken Salad Wrap

Chicken Salad with Raisins, Green Onions, Celery, Apple and Almonds
in a Creamy Curry Dressing with Lettuce, Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla

 

Basil Chicken Sandwich on Ciabatta Bread

Grilled Chicken Breast, Brie Cheese, Fresh Basil, Lettuce and Tomato

 

Southwestern Tri-tip

Grilled Tri-tip with Chipotle Mayonnaise and Fresh Salsa on a Baguette

 

Roast Beef & Blue Cheese Wrap

Roast Beef, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Lettuce and Tomato with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla

 

Hummus and Pita Pocket

Homemade Hummus with Sliced Cucumber, Red Onion, Mixed Greens and Tomato in Whole Wheat Pita Pocket

 

Greek Spinach Wrap

Fresh Spinach, Feta Cheese, Cucumbers, Olives, Red Onions, Tomato Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla

 

Muffuletta on Focaccia

Italian Salami, Capicola & Black Forest Ham, Olive Tapenade topped with Provolone Cheese, Lettuce & Tomato served on Herb Focaccia

 

Turkey and Bacon Wrap

Roast Turkey, Crisp Bacon, Swiss Cheese, Fresh Lettuce
and Tomato, Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla

 

Roast Beef & Blue Cheese Wrap

Roast Beef, Blue Cheese Crumbles, Lettuce and Tomato
with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla

 

Honey Ham Croissant Sandwich

Sliced Honey Ham, Swiss Cheese and Mixed Greens with Apricot Mayonnaise served on a Flaky Croissant

 

Ham and Havarti Sandwich

Sliced Ham, Creamy Havarti Cheese, Lettuce and Tomato
with Honey Mustard on Wheat Bread

 

Tuna Nicoise Sandwich

Albacore Tuna, Red Onions, Black Olives, Hard Boiled Eggs, Capers and Sliced Tomato on Ciabatta Bread

 


Salad Buffets

Buffet Includes: Tri Color Pasta and Vegetable Salad, Tomato, Cucumber & Olive Salad and a Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter
(Choice of One Entrée Salad)

 

Classic Cobb Salad

Turkey, Ham, Bacon, Blue Cheese, Olives,
Roma Tomato and Hard-Boiled Egg with Blue Cheese Dressing

 

BBQ Chicken Salad

BBQ Chicken Breast, Romaine Lettuce, Tomato, Sweet Corn, Black Beans, Carrots, Jicama and Crispy Noodles with Ranch Dressing

 

Tuna Nicoise Salad

Albacore Tuna, Romaine Lettuce, Baby Red Potatoes, Fresh Green Beans, Black Olives and Hard Boiled Egg with Vinaigrette Dressing

 

California Salad

Chicken Breast, Blue Cheese and Cranberries with Balsamic Vinaigrette

 

Chicken Caesar Salad

Fresh Romaine Mixed with Grilled Chicken Breast, Shredded Parmesan
Cheese and Homemade Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressingg

 

Vegetarian Salad Buffet

Spinach Salad with Feta, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives, Cucumber & Tomato

Spiced Chickpea Salad with Tomatoes

Mediterranean Couscous with Raisins

Grilled Vegetable Platter

Basket of Pita Bread

 

Oriental Salad Buffet

Sesame Crusted Chicken Breast

Napa Cabbage with Mandarin Oranges, Almonds,
Red Pepper and Crunchy Noodles

Szechwan Green Bean salad

Lo Mein Noodle Salad

 

Fiesta Salad Buffet

Grilled Tri Tip with Salsa

Or Grilled Chicken Platter

Fiesta Salad with Black Beans, Jicama, Tomato,
Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Dressing

Southwestern Wild Rice Salad

Corn and Jicama Salad with Red Peppers

 


Lunch Buffets

Boxed Lunches

Four sandwich types per order. Includes Utensils and Wet-Nap Napkins

 

Traditional or Gourmet Sandwich Box

Box includes Pasta Salad,
Bag of Potato Chips and Homemade Cookie

 

Salad Lunch Box

Choose one Entree Salad from California Buffet
Bread Roll and Homemade Cookie

 

Homemade Soups

Minestrone

Roasted Corn Chowder

Mushroom Bisque

Creamy New England Clam Chowder

Roasted Tomato and Basil Bisque

Carrot and Ginger

Black Bean and Corn

Vegetable and Lentil

Roasted Red Pepper Bisque with Blue Cheese

Spring Pea With Mint

 


Salads

Side Salads A La Carte

Red Potato Salad with Celery, Green Onion, Mayonnaise & Dijon Mustard

Tomato, Kalamata Olives and Cucumber Salad in Red Wine Vinaigrette

Traditional Coleslaw with Purple & Green Cabbage & Shredded Carrots

Spicy Corn and Jicama Salad with Diced Red Bell Peppers

Moroccan Couscous, Dried Fruits and Almonds

Tri Color Pasta Salad with Fresh Vegetables

Carrot and Zucchini Salad with French Dressing
and Sprinkled with Poppy Seeds

Spiced Chickpea Salad with Yellow Onions,
Fresh Cilantro and Tomatoes

Broccoli, Feta and Cherry Tomato Salad in Champagne Vinaigrette

Southwestern Wild Rice Salad with Jalapeño and Cilantro Dressing

Kale Salad with Quinoa and Cranberries

 


Comfort Food Buffets

Mac and Cheese Buffet

Ham and Macaroni Bake or Classic Macaroni Bake (Pans Serve 12)

Caesar Salad with Homemade Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing

Broccoli and Carrot Medley

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Meatloaf Buffet

Homemade Mealoaf with Pan Gravy (Pan Serves 12)

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Buttered Peas and Carrots

Shepard Greens with Fresh Vegetable Toppings and Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Baked Potato Bar

Large Baked Russet Potatoes

Toppings of: Bacon, Green Onion, Cheddar Cheese and Sour Cream

Grilled Sliced Chicken Breast

Shepard Greens with Fresh Vegetable Toppings and Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Shepherd’s Pie Buffet

Shepherd’s Pie of Ground Beef and Vegetables

Topped with Mashed Potatoes

Buttered Carrots and Peas

Seasonal Greens with Fresh Vegetable Toppings and Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 


Classic Buffets

Quiche Buffet

(Minimum 10 portions per Quiche)

Tomato and Basil Quiche

Ham, Gruyere and Mushroom Quiche

Spinach, Onion and Feta Cheese Quiche

Tri Color Fusilli Pasta Salad

Tossed Green Salad with Fresh Vegetable Toppings & Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Hazelnut Chicken Buffet

Hazelnut Crusted Chicken with Orange Thyme Sauce

Wild Rice Pilaf

Seasonal Vegetables

Tossed Green Salad with Fresh Vegetable Toppings & Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Rolls with Butter

 

BBQ Buffet

BBQ Chicken Quarters

Red Potato Salad with Celery and Green Onion

Sweet Ranch Beans with Onion

Tossed Green Salad with Fresh Vegetable Toppings & Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Salmon Buffet

Herb Crusted Salmon Fillet
OR
Grilled Salmon Fillet with Lemon Caper Sauce

Roasted Red Potatoes or Wild Rice Pilaf

Seasonal Vegetables

Shepard Salad with Fresh Vegetable Toppings and Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Rolls with Butter

 


Italian Buffets

Lasagna Buffet

Vegetarian Lasagna – Roasted Vegetables, Ricotta Cheese,
Marinara Sauce and Parmesan
OR
Meat Lasagna – Homemade Meat Sauce,
Mozzarella Cheese and Parmesan

Classic Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Chicken Florentine Buffet

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Pesto

Served on a Bed of Spinach with White Beans

Brown Rice and Glazed Carrots

Classic Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Piccata Buffet

Chicken Piccata with Homemade Lemon and Caper Sauce

Tri Color Fusilli Pasta in a Light Garlic Cream Sauce

Italian Spinach Salad with Roma Tomato, Olives, Red Onion,
Mushrooms and Croutons and Italian Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Parmesan Buffet

Chicken Parmesan Baked in Marinara Sauce
OR
Roasted Eggplant Parmesan with Ricotta Cheese
Baked in Marinara Sauce

Both topped with Mozzarella and Parmesan Cheeses

Tri-Color Fusilli Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce

Classic Caesar Salad with Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Pasta Buffet

Choice of:

Tri Color Cheese Tortellini with Artichokes,
Sundried Tomatoes and Pine-nuts
in a light Garlic Cream Sauce (add chicken breast)

OR

Penne Pasta with Meatballs in our House Made Tomato Sauce
with Caesar Salad, Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing

Tomato Cucumber and Olive Salad

Garlic Bread

 


Fiesta Buffets

Fajitas Buffet

Chicken OR Beef OR Vegetable Fajitas
w Bell Peppers and Onions

Spanish Rice and Pinto Beans

Fiesta Salad with Black Beans, Jicama, Tomato, Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Dressing

Warm Flour Tortillas

Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream and Guacamole

 

Taco Bar

Build your Own Taco

Seasoned Ground Beef or Grilled Chicken with Fresh Cilantro

Refried Beans

Iceberg Lettuce, Fresh Chopped Tomato, Cheddar Cheese, Green Onion and Black Olives

Fiesta Salad with Black Beans, Jicama, Tomato, Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Dressing

Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream and Guacamole

 

Enchilada Buffet

Chicken OR Vegetable OR Cheese Enchiladas

Spanish Rice and Pinto Beans

Fiesta Salad with Black Beans, Jicama, Tomato, Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Dressing

Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream and Guacamole

 

Chili Rellenos Buffet

Anaheim Chilies Stuffed with Monterey Jack Cheese Topped with Enchilada Sauce and Cheese

Spanish Rice and Pinto Beans

Fiesta Salad with Black Beans, Jicama, Tomato, Sweet Corn and Jalapeño Dressing

Tortilla Chips, Salsa, Sour Cream and Guacamole

 


Continental Buffets

Classic Short Ribs

Braised Short Ribs with Cabernet Sauce

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Glazed Carrots

Shepard Salad with Fresh Vegetable Toppings with Ranch Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Moroccan Chicken Buffet

Pan Seared Chicken Breast with Cherries and Green Olives

Warm Couscous

Seasonal Vegetable Medley

Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges,
Jicama and Almonds with Citrus Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls and Butter

 

Snapper Buffet

Panko Crusted Snapper with Asian Style Tartar Sauce

Stir Fried Vegetables

Basmati Rice

Spinach Salad with Orange, Jicama and Almonds with Citrus Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Orange Chicken Buffet

Chicken Bites Smothered in a Tangy and Flavorful Orange Sauce

Jasmine Rice

Stir Fry Asian Vegetables

Spinach Salad with Oranges, Jicama & Almonds with Asian Sesame Dressing

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 


Hors D’oeuvres

Small Bites

Crunchy Belgian Endive with Gorgonzola,
Candied Walnuts and Cranberries

Caprese Skewer with Balsamic Reduction Drizzle

Crispy Spring Roll with Rich Plum Dipping Sauce

Seasonal Figs and Honey Pecans with Fresh Goat Cheese on Belgian Endive

Fresh Kumquat and Goat Cheese on Belgian Endive, Honey Drizzle (seasonal)

Soup Shot (Tomato, Butternut Squash, Mushroom, Gazpacho, Spring Pea and Mint)

CC’s Panko Crusted Mac & Cheese Ball

Warm Brie and Dried Apricot Filo Tartlets with Toasted Almonds

Bourbon Glazed Meatball

Ribbons of Beef Tenderloin on Garlic Crostini with Horseradish

Beef Taquitos with Salsa Verde Dip

Zesty Orange Chicken Bite

Southwestern Chicken Empanada with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Chicken Taquitos with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Grilled Chicken, Beef or Pork Sate with Dipping Sauces

Hickory Bacon-Wrapped Almond-Stuffed Date

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Ripe Cantaloupe & Honeydew Melon Wrapped with Prosciutto

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeño Peppers Stuffed with Cream Cheese

Coconut Fried Shrimp with Spicy Orange-Ginger Dip

Grilled Jumbo Shrimp with Spicy Bloody-Mary Shot

Grilled Shrimp & Scallion Skewer with Thai Dipping Sauce

Ginger Glazed Salmon Sate

Smoked Salmon Lollypop with Bagel Dust

 


Hors D’oeuvres – Stationary

International & Domestic Cheese Board

Gourmet Cheese from around The World, Garnished with Cubes of Cheddar and Pepperjack Cheese, Bunches of Farmer’s Market Grapes and Strawberries, Baskets of Crackers, French Breads & Baguette

 

Flaky Baked Brie Cheese

French Brie Baked in Puff Pastry with Apricots,
Farmer’s Market Grapes and Strawberries
Served with Baskets of French Baguettes and Crackers

 

Antipasti Platter

Generous Portions of Hand-Sliced Italian Salamis, Prosciutto and Capicola Ham, Fresh Mozzarella, Cubed Mild Feta Cheese, Local and Imported Olives, Marinated Mushrooms, Cocktail Onions,
and Large Stuffed Grape Leaves Served with Freshly Baked Artisan Breads

 

Santa Barbara Salsa and Guacamole Bar

Our Homemade Spicy Guacamole

Traditional Pico de Gallo

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Pineapple & Mango Salsa

Tomatillo & Apple Salsa

Served with Tri-Color Tortilla Chips

 

Charcuterie Display

Cured Meats, Salamis and Paté, Served with Crisp Cornichons, Kalamata Olives and Dates, Dijon Mustard, Salted Butter, and Crusty French Breads

 

Tapenade Trio

Olive and Sun-dried Tomato

Fresh Mozzarella, Basil & Tomato

White Bean and Rosemary

Served with Baskets of Freshly Baked Garlic and Herb Crostini

 

Hand-Rolled Sushi Tray

Our Fresh Homemade California Rolls, Smoked Salmon, Ahi Tuna and Vegetable Rolls

Served with Wasabi, Pickled Ginger and Soy Sauce

 

Hummus & Tzatziki Dips

Choice of Homemade Classic Hummus or Red Pepper Hummus
and Yogurt Tzatziki Dip. Vegetable Crudités & Baked Herb Pita Chips

 

Raw Bar

Fresh Oysters, Crab Claws, Jumbo Shrimp & Clams
Cocktail Sauce, Lemons, Horseradish & French Mignonette

 


Company Picnics and Themed Events

Summer Country Faire

Hamburgers and Hot Dogs will All the Fixings

Crispy French Fries and Ranch Beans

Tossed Green Salad

Ice Cream Sundae Bar, Caramel Apples and Cookies

 

Fiesta

Quesadilla Station – Cooked to Order

Empanadas with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Fajita Bar, Homemade Chili Rellenos,
Cheesy Enchilada

Churros Rolled in Cinnamon and Sugar

 

Luau

Coconut Shrimp with a Plum-Ginger Sauce

Island Glazed Ribs and Chicken or Pork Saté

Polynesian Thresher Shark with Pineapple Salsa

Pineapple Fried Rice

Macadamia Nut Cookies

 

Country Western

BBQ Tri-tip and Chicken Grilled to Perfection

Old Fashioned Potato Salad

Ranch Beans and Corn on the Cob

Apple Pie with Whipped Cream

 

Home for the Holidays

Roast Turkey and Honey Glazed Ham

Apricot Pecan Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Candied Yams

Chocolate Yule Log Cake and Mulled Cider

Contact our office for Fun Stations and our Special Events catering menus

 


Dessert

(Minimum 10 per Item)

Freshly Baked Homemade Cookies

Homemade Brownies

Coconut Cluster Bars

Almond Cheese Bars

Lemon Bar

Pecan Bars

Apple Pie with Whipped Cream

Tiramisu with Raspberry Sauce

Traditional Cheese Cake with Raspberry Sauce

Selection of Mini Desserts

Chocolate Profiteroles

Cheesecake Bites

Lemon Curd Tartlets

French Macaroons

 

Celebration Cakes or Cup Cakes

Cake Flavors

White – Chocolate – Marble – Lemon – Red Velvet – Banana – Carrot

 

Fillings

Vanilla Bavarian Cream – Raspberry Bavarian Cream – Lemon Bavarian

Cream – Chocolate Mousse – Raspberry Chocolate Mousse – Mocha

Mousse – German Chocolate – Fresh Whip Cream

Pineapple Mousse – Strawberry Mousse

 

Buttercream Icing

White Buttercream – Chocolate Buttercream

Lemon Buttercream – Strawberry Buttercream – Mocha Buttercream

 

Premiere Icing

Fresh Whip Cream – German Chocolate – Rolled Fondant

White Chocolate Ganache – Dark Chocolate Ganache

 


Beverages

Iced Tea

Lemonade

Assorted Sodas

Still Bottled Water

Sparkling Bottled Water

Red Bull

Vitamin Water

Apple Juice

Cranberry Juice

Juice Squeeze

Coffee and Hot Tea Station

Deluxe Coffee Station