Catering Connection’s Full Wedding Menu

Wedding Caterer Full Wedding Menu

Our Favorites

Plated Dinner

Butler Style Hors D’Oeuvres

Smoked Muscovy Duck on Mini Corn Muffin with Cherry Relish

Basil Crusted Scallops with Citrus Aioli

Caramelized Polenta Round with Tomato Jam and Goat Cheese

 

4 Course Plated Dinner

English Spring Pea Soup with Fresh Mint

Rich Dungeness Crab Cakes with Spicy Chipotle Sauce
Sweet Corn Relish on a Bed of Mesclun Salad

Choice of:

Herb-Infused Baked Sea Bass
Tomato Onion Confit and Green Olives
or
Steak au Poivre
Three-Peppercorn Coated Beef Tenderloin with Cognac & Mushroom Jus
or
Red Bell Pepper Stuffed with Fluffy Quinoa and Roasted Vegetables
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Rustic Red Potatoes Mash Caramelized Onion Beef Broth Fresh Chives

Sugar Snap Peas with Confetti of Red and Yellow Bell Pepper

 

Buffet Banquet

Stationary Hors D’Oeuvres

Artisan Cheese Board
Artisan Cheeses with Seasonal and Dried Fruits, Walnuts, Fig Preserve,
Local Honey, Served with Crusty Breads & Lavosh Crackers

 

Butler Style Hors D’Oeuvres

Hickory Bacon-Wrapped Almond-Stuffed Date

Fresh Watermelon Salad, White Balsamic Vinegar Reduction and Mint Leaf

Mini Crab Cake with Tartar Sauce

 

Buffet

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, Roasted Kernel Corn, Chimichurri Sauce

Char-grilled Salmon Fillet Chili Lime Cilantro Butter

Roasted Red Potatoes with Fresh Herbs and Garlic

Grilled Seasonal Vegetable Platter with Fresh Garlic & Rosemary

Baby Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Blue Cheese and Roasted Walnuts
Champagne Vinaigrette

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 

Family Style Dinner

Butler Style Hors D’Oeuvres

Caprese Skewer with Balsamic Reduction Drizzle

Chicken & Waffle with Warm Vermont Maple Syrup

Mini Lamb Kebabs with Cucumber Yogurt, Mint Flakes and Kosher Salt

Fresh Local Ahi Tuna Poke on Wonton Crisp with Wasabi Cream

 

Family Style Dinner

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

California Baby Field Greens, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Roasted
Santa Barbara Pistachios and Fresh Strawberries. Champagne Vinaigrette

Meyer Lemon and Arugula Ravioli with Lemon Butter Sauce

Mouth-Watering Beef Short Ribs Braised in Cabernet Reduction

Tuscan Style Braised Cod with Artichokes, Roasted Garlic, Green Olives and Portobello Mushroom-Tomato Sauce
with
Creamy Polenta with Fresh Grated Parmesan

Sugar Snap Peas with Confetti of Red and Yellow Bell Peppers

Summertime Luncheon

Hors D’Oeuvres

Chilled Asparagus Platter
Creamy Lemon & Freshly Grated Parmesan Dip

Lunch Buffet

Cold Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Aïoli

Dry-Chipotle and Olive Oil Marinated Chicken Breast
Avocado Lime Relish

Asian Pear and Peppery Arugula Salad
Crumbled Goat Cheese, Roasted Santa Barbara Pistachios
Lemon-Parmesan Vinaigrette

Caprese Salad with Ripe Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Fresh Basil
Cracked Salt and Black Pepper, EVOO

Fresh Focaccia and Olive Bread with Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

Lemon Curd Tartlets with Fresh Raspberries

Chocolate Profiteroles

 

SY Ranch BBQ

Hors d’oeuvres

Vegetable Crudités with Spinach Dip

Homemade Sausage with Mustard Dipping Sauce

 

Buffet

BBQ Grilled Tri-Tip

Corn & Jalapeno Relish & Traditional Pico de Gallo

Baby Back Ribs with Honey Glaze

Roasted Buttery Corn on the Cob

Classic Red Potato Salad with Celery Green Onions and Dijon Mayonnaise

Sweet Ranch Beans or Chili Beans

Old-Fashioned Macaroni Salad

Shepard Salad with Vegetable Toppings & Ranch Dressing

Watermelon Wedges

Garlic Bread & Cornbread with Sweet Butter & Whipped Butter

 

Dessert

Homemade Cookies & Brownies

Apple Pie & McConnell’s Vanilla Ice Cream

 


Hors D’oeuvres Butler Style

Vegetarian

Crunchy Belgian Endive with Gorgonzola, Candied Walnuts, Cranberries

Caprese Skewer with Balsamic Reduction Drizzle

Crispy Spring Roll with Rich Plum Dipping Sauce

Homemade Crostini with Herb Pesto, Mozzarella & Confetti of Bell Pepper

Seasonal Figs & Honey Pecans, Fresh Goat Cheese on Belgian Endive

Homemade Three Cheese Wonton with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Pear, Brie & Roasted Walnut Quesadilla

Roasted Sweet Tomato Tart with Pine Nut Crush & Warm Goat Cheese

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

Savory Artichoke Fritter with Béarnaise Sauce

Soup Shot (tomato, butternut squash, mushroom, gazpacho, spring pea and mint)

Sweet Potato Sticks with Fiery Chipotle Dip

CC’s Panko-Crusted Mac & Cheese Ball

Warm Brie and Dried Apricot Filo Tartlets with Toasted Almonds

Fresh Watermelon Salad, White Balsamic Vinegar Reduction, Mint Leaf

Caramelized Polenta Round with Tomato Jam and Goat Cheese

3 Cheeses and Confetti of Bell Pepper Quesadilla

 

Chicken & Duck, Pork, Beef, Lamb

Seared Beef Tenderloin Steak Bite with Blue Cheese & Cilantro Pesto Dips

Miniature Beef Wellington in Puff Pastry

Ribbons of Beef Tenderloin on Garlic Crostini with Horseradish

Chicken & Waffle with Warm Vermont Maple Syrup

Zesty Orange Chicken Bite

Southwestern Chicken Empanada with Chipotle Dipping Sauce

Fresh Garlic Marinated Chicken Skewer with Chimichurri Dipping Sauce

Grilled Chicken Quesadilla with Creamy Queso Fresco & Cilantro

Grilled Chicken, Beef or Pork Sate with Dipping Sauces

Hickory Bacon-Wrapped Almond-Stuffed Date

Grilled Asparagus Wrapped in Prosciutto

Mini Pork Tostada, Black Bean Mash, Queso Fresco and Fresh Cilantro

Ripe Cantaloupe & Honeydew Melon Wrapped with Prosciutto

Handmade Thai-Spiced Pork Dumpling with Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Peppers Stuffed with Cream Cheese

CC’s Panko Crusted Mac & Cheese Ball with Ham

Smoked Muscovy Duck Breast on Mini Corn Muffin with Cherry Relish

Curried Lamb Samosas with Apricot Chutney

Mini Lamb Kebabs with Cucumber Yogurt, Mint Flakes and Kosher Salt

 

Seafood

Fresh Local Ahi Tuna Poke on Wonton Crisp with Wasabi Cream

Hickory-Smoked Bacon Wrapped Local Scallops

Basil Crusted Scallops with Citrus Aioli

Coconut Fried Shrimp with Spicy Orange-Ginger Dip

Jumbo Cajun Shrimp

Grilled Jumbo Shrimp with Spicy Bloody-Mary Shot

Grilled Shrimp & Scallion Skewer with Thai Dipping Sauce

Crab Wontons with Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Mini Crab Cake with Tartar Sauce

Crisp Calamari with Lemon Aioli

Miniature Salmon Wellington in Puff Pastry

Ginger Glazed Salmon Sate

Smoked Salmon Lollypop with Bagel Dust

Mini Halibut Ceviche Tostada

Oyster Rockefeller

CC’s Panko Crusted Mac & Cheese Ball with Crab or Lobster

Oyster Shooter with Thai Spicy Sauce

 


Hors D’oeuvres – Tapas Style

Small Plates/Tapas

Grilled Angus Beef Slider with Gorgonzola Cheese and Grilled Onion on Homemade Brioche Buns

Casuela de Pulpo – Spicy Calamari Tomato Caper Stew

Creamy Baked Macaroni and Cheese (Plain, Ham, Crab, Lobster)

New-Zealand Dijon Herb-Crusted Seared Lamb Chop
with Mashed Potatoes

Flaky Chicken Pot Pie

Mexican Rock-Shrimp Ceviche Tostada with Lime, Fresh Avocado & Pico de Gallo

Mouth-Watering Beef Short Ribs Braised in Cabernet Reduction
with Creamy Polenta

Roasted Seasonal and Organic Vegetable Salad,
Lemon Parmesan Dressing

Seasonal Soup Shot
(Sweet Tomato & Basil, Chilled Vichyssoise with Crispy Leeks,
English Spring Pea with Fresh Mint, Butternut Squash, etc…)

Zesty Rock Shrimp Risotto with Citrus Sauce

Fresh Local Ahi Tuna Poke with Seaweed Salad

Garlic Fries in Bamboo Cone

Sweet Potato Fries with Chipotle Dip

Soft Potato Pillows (Gnocchi) with Red Pepper Cream Sauce

or Gorgonzola Walnut Cream Sauce

Selections of Flatbreads

Whole Wheat Crust with Candied Tomatoes and Onions,
Crisp Pancetta and “Chêvre” Cheese

Parmesan Crust with Sautéed Mushrooms, Caramelized Red Onions, Fresh Rosemary and Grilled Sausage

Herb Crust with Roasted Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Fresh Arugula and Bufala Mozzarella

 


Hors D’oeuvres – Stationary

International & Domestic Cheese Board

Gourmet Cheeses from around the World, Garnished with Cubes of

Cheddar and Pepper-Jack Cheese, Bunches of Farmer’s Market Grapes and Strawberries. Baskets of Crackers, French Breads & Baguette

 

Artisan Cheese Board

Artisan Cheeses with Seasonal and Dried Fruits, Walnuts, Fig Preserve,
Local Honey, Served with Crusty Breads & Lavosh Crackers

 

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

 

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, Crudité & Pita Chips

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

 

Seafood Bar

Fresh Oysters, Crab Claws, Jumbo Shrimp & Clams

Cocktail Sauce, Lemons, Horseradish & French Mignonette

 

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

 

Ceviche Station

Fresh Halibut Ceviche & Mexican Rock Shrimp Ceviche

Fresh Limes, Avocados and Pico de Gallo

Tri-Color Tortilla Chips

 


Food Stations

By the Sea

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce, Tuna Tartar with Wasabi on

Wonton Crisps, Freshly Shucked Oysters in Half Shell; Herb Crusted

Mussels in Shell, Halibut or Rock-Shrimp Ceviche with Tortilla Chips

 

Carving Station

USDA Choice Prime Rib with Au-Jus and Béarnaise Sauce

Beef Tenderloin or Sirloin with Cabernet Sauce

Roast Turkey with Cranberry-Orange Relish & Gravy

Honey Baked Ham with Dijon Sauce

Leg of Lamb with Mint Aioli

 

Mashed Potato Bar

Hot Buttery Mashed Potatoes with Toppings; Crispy Bacon, Green

Onions, Mushrooms, Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Sautéed Bell Peppers and Traditional Mexican Salsa

 

Short Rib & Polenta Station

Creamy Parmesan Polenta topped with Mouth Watering Braised

Shortribs in a Cabernet Reduction

 

Quesadilla Bar

Grilled Chicken, Queso Fresco and Cilantro

Pear, Brie and Walnut

Grilled Shrimp, Papaya and Green Onion

Three Cheese with Confetti of Bell Peppers

Mexican Salsa, Sour Cream and Homemade Guacamole

 

Pasta & Gnocchi Bar

(Choice of 2 Items and 2 Sauces)

Gnocchi, Pasta: Penne, Bowtie, Fettuccine or Tri Color Fusilli, etc…

Sauces: Roasted Tomato Marinara, Pesto Cream, Vegetable Primavera

Roaste Red Pepper or Gorgonzola Walnut Sauce, etc…

Toppings Can Include

Parmesan, Kalamata Olives, Green Onions, Artichokes, Sun-dried

Tomatoes, Pine Nuts, Grilled Chicken, Homemade Meatballs, and Grilled Italian Sausage

 

Saté Station

Glazed Teriyaki Beef – Shrimp & Scallion – Chicken with Peanut Sauce – Ginger-Glazed Salmon – Grilled Pork with Mustard Sauce – Marinated Portobello Mushroom

 

Soft Tacos

Beef, Chicken or Fresh Seafood

Warm Corn & Flour Tortillas, Cilantro, Tomatoes, Cheddar Cheese, Black Olives, Green Onions, Fresh Homemade Salsa, Guacamole & Sour Cream

 

Ceviche Tostada Station

Fresh Halibut Ceviche

Mexican Rock Shrimp Ceviche

Fresh Limes, Avocados and Pico de Gallo

Crisp Corn Tostadas

 

Selections of Flatbreads

Whole Wheat Crust with Candied Tomatoes and Onions,
Crisp Pancetta and “Chêvre” Cheese

Parmesan Crust with Sautéed Mushrooms, Caramelized Red Onions, Fresh Rosemary and Grilled Sausage

Herb Crust with Roasted Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Fresh Arugula and Bufala Mozzarella

 


Starters

Soups and Salads

Crisp Asian Pear and Peppery Arugula Salad
Crumbled Goat Cheese and Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
Lemon-Parmesan Vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad with Freshly Shaved Parmesan
Homemade Garlic Croutons

Farmers Market Green Salad & Vegetable Toppings, Choice of Dressings

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

Fresh Italian Spinach Salad with Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Red Onion,
Homemade Croutons and Sliced Mushrooms, Homemade Italian Dressing

Fresh Spinach Salad with Fragrant Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives,
Vine Ripe Tomatoes and Cucumber. Herb Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Bacon Crumbles, Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs,
Sliced Mushrooms and Croutons. Honey Mustard Dressing

Baby Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Blue Cheese & Roasted Walnuts
Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

Radicchio and Bibb Lettuce Salad, Crisp Bartlett Pears, Gorgonzola,
Candied Pecans. Champagne Dressing

California Baby Field Greens, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Roasted
Santa Barbara Pistachios & Fresh Strawberries. Champagne Vinaigrette

Spinach Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Almonds and Crisp Jicama
Honey Mustard Dressing

Tender Purple & Green Kale Salad with Sunflower Seeds,
Golden Raisin and Dried Cherries. Lemon Pepper Vinaigrette

The Wedge
Classic Iceberg Lettuce with Blue Cheese Crumble, Crisp Bacon
Blue Cheese Dressing

English Spring Pea and Mint Soup with Crème Fraiche Swirl

Chilled Gazpacho with Cucumber, Carrot
Red Onion and Tomato Brunoise

Chilled Two-Melon Soup
Mint-Lime Honeydew and Lemon-Champagne Cantaloupe

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Crème Fraiche and Basil Oil Swirl

Creamy Parsnips Soup with Roasted Walnut and Pear, Fresh Parsley

Chilled Watermelon and Feta Cheese Salad, Fresh Mint Chiffonade
White Balsamic Reduction

Rich Dungeness Crab Cakes with Chipotle Sauce and Sweet Corn Relish on a Bed of Mesclun Salad

California Avocado Salad
Ripe Avocados, Red Onion, Red Wine Vinegar & Crushed Black Pepper

Caprese Salad with Ripe Tomatoes, Bufala Mozzarella, Fresh Basil
Cracked Salt and Black Pepper, EVOO

 


Entrees

Meats & Poultry

Herb-Seasoned USDA Choice New York Sirloin of Beef or Prime-Rib
Black Pepper and Tarragon Béarnaise sauce

Roasted USDA Prime Beef Tenderloin
Cabernet Sauvignon Reduction Sauce

Classic Beef Wellington with Crisp Puff Pastry and Mushroom Duxelle
Red Wine Sauce

Three-Peppercorn-Coated Filet Mignon, Cognac Flambé and Mushroom Jus

Mouth-Watering Beef Short Ribs Braised in Cabernet Reduction

BBQ Grilled Tri Tip with Corn & Jalapeño Relish and Traditional Pico de Gallo

Roasted Espresso Rubbed Tri Tip
Balsamic Reduction, Fresh Parsley and Horseradish Cream

Tender Beef Fajitas, Sautéed Peppers & Onions,
Flour and Corn Tortillas

Tasty Teriyaki-Glazed Tri Tip Kebob with Bell Pepper & Red Onion

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, Roasted Kernel Corn, Chimichurri Sauce

Grilled Marinated Rosemary Chicken Breast with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Chicken Parmesan Baked in our Homemade Marinara Sauce

Classic Chicken Picatta, Sliced Lemons, Capers,
Fresh Italian Parsley and Lemon Sauce

Dry-Chipotle & Olive Oil Marinated Chicken Breast with Avocado-Lime Relish

Roasted Herb-Stuffed Cornish Hen, Roasted Garlic Aioli

Spice-Rubbed Broiled Chicken with Zesty Apple,
Onion & Lemon Pepper Sauce

Tangerine and Orange Glazed Muscovy Duck Breast
Ojai Pixie (in season) and Orange Scallion Relish

BBQ Chicken Quarters with Honey & Brown Sugar BBQ Sauce

Tender Strips of Grilled Chicken Fajitas, Sautéed Peppers and Onions,
Flour and Corn Tortillas

Golden Hazelnut Crusted Chicken Breast, Orange Thyme Sauce

American Raised Lamb Chops, Mint Pesto & Modena Balsamic Drizzle

Roasted Dijon Mustard & Herb-Crusted New-Zealand
Rack of Lamb, Mint Aïoli

Ground Lamb Kebobs with Santa Barbara Pistachios and Indian Spices
Served with Cucumber Yogurt, Mint Flakes and Kosher Salt

Caramelized Fresh Pork Loin, Organic Apples, Cinnamon, Apple Cider Glaze

Garlic Rubbed Pork Chop with Fresh Cherry Reduction Sauce

Island Glazed Pork Ribs, Homemade Sweet BBQ Sauce

Roasted Thyme Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry Pear Chutney

 

Seafood

Char-Grilled Salmon Fillet with Chili-Lime-Cilantro Butter

Citrus Glazed Salmon Served with Orange Relish

Cold Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Aïoli

Grilled Salmon Fillet with Lemon Dill Cream Sauce

Grilled Salmon with Chunky Tomatillo & Apple Salsa

Cajun Spice-Rubbed Black Tiger Shrimp Skewer
Vine-ripe Tomatoes, Fresh Scallions and Garlic Confit

Pan-Seared Herb-Crusted Sea-Scallops, Leek Reduction & Lemon Aïoli

Grilled Local Halibut (seasonal) with a Chilled Walnut Pesto Sauce

Grilled Halibut with Chunky Tomato and Pepper Confit

Seasoned and Grilled Halibut with Mouthwatering Olive Tapenade

Wasabi-Crusted Local Halibut Fillet (in season), Red Cabbage Slaw

Grilled Lemon Sole, Gem Lettuce, Tangy Ginger Sauce

Herb-Infused Baked Sea Bass with Tomato, Onion Confit & Green Olives

Pan-Seared Seabass with Dill Cucumber Relish

Pan-Seared Ahi Tuna with Macadamia Crust, Topped
with Ginger-Soy Reduction

Tuscan Style Braised Cod with Artichokes, Roasted Garlic, Green Olives and Portobello Mushroom-Tomato Sauce

Butter-Poached Black-Cod (Butterfish) with Lemon Beurre Blanc

 

Vegetarian & Vegan

Creamy Risotto with Wild Mushroom and Green Peas, Fresh Parmesan

Grilled Polenta Cake with Vegetable Ratatouille and Fontina Cheese

Soft Potato Pillows (Gnocchi), Roasted Garlic,
Parsley and White Wine Sauce

Orzo Primavera with Sautéed Fresh Vegetables, EVOO

Sweet Pumpkins Ravioli with Burnt Sage Butter

Red Bell Pepper Stuffed with Fluffy Quinoa and Roasted Vegetables
Creamy Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Roasted Eggplant Parmesan Layered with Ricotta Cheese and our Homemade Marinara Sauce

Vegetable and 3 Cheeses Lasagna

Spinach & Mushroom Lasagna, Gorgonzola Cream

Seasonal Vegetable Fajitas with Warm Flour & Corn Tortillas

Vegetarian Paella with Baby Fresh Vegetable

Meyer Lemon and Arugula Ravioli with Lemon Butter Sauce

 


Accompaniments

Side Dishes & Salads

Mediterranean Potatoes with Fresh Mint, Garlic, Onions, Zucchini,
Tomato Purée and Fresh Basil

Choice of Baby Potatoes Roasted with Fresh Herbs and Garlic

Rustic Potato Mash with Caramelized Onion, Broth and Fresh Chives

Crispy Fries, Garlic Fries & Sweet Potato Fries

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Gratin Potatoes

Duchesse Potatoes

Soft Potato Pillow (Gnocchi) with Roasted Tomato Marinara Sauce

Classic Red Potatoes Salad with Celery,
Green Onions and Dijon Mayonnaise

Classic French Ratatouille with Eggplant,
Zucchini and Vine Ripe Tomatoes

Sautéed Broccoli and Cherry Tomatoes

Sautéed Blue Lake Green Beans and Shallots

Sautéed Green Beans with Tear Drop Tomatoes

Seasonal Vegetable Medley

Stir Fried Vegetables

Sugar Snap Peas with Confetti of Red and Yellow Bell Peppers

Grilled Seasonal Vegetable Platter with Fresh Garlic & Rosemary

Roasted Buttery Corn on the Cob

Butternut Squash and Kale Gratin with Parmesan Cheese

Grilled Asparagus with Confetti of Bell Pepper

Creamy Risotto with Fresh Peas

Lemon Basmati Rice

Spanish Rice

Wild Rice Pilaf

Spicy Southwest Wild Rice Salad

Bulgur, Chick Pea and Wild Rice Salad with Cumin

Creamy Polenta with Freshly Grated Parmesan

Tri Color Fusilli Pasta with Garlic Cream Sauce

Penne Pasta with Tomato and Green Olive Sauce

Meyer Lemon, Ricotta and Arugula Ravioli with Lemon Butter Sauce

Classic Baked Mac & Cheese

Tri-Color Tortellini with Artichokes,
Sun-dried Tomatoes and Toasted Pine Nuts
Silky Garlic Cream Sauce

Selection of Freshly Baked Artisan Rolls with Butter

 


Brunch Menu

Continental

Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice and Selection of Juices

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad

Basket of Freshly Baked Breakfast Pastries, Muffins & Danishes

Butter & Jam

 

Quiche

Roasted Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil

Ham, Gruyere & Mushroom

Spinach, Onion & Feta Cheese

Mushroom, Sausage & Provolone

 

Strata

Grilled Asparagus, Swiss Cheese and Red Pepper

Bacon, Cheddar Cheese, Mushroom and Onions

Roasted Bell Peppers, Zucchini, Yellow Squash and Cheddar Cheese

 

Traditional and Other Offerings

Farm Fresh Scrambled Eggs with Green Onion

Thick Hickory Grilled Bacon

Breakfast Sausage – Pork – Turkey – Chicken

Roasted Red Potato Home Fries

 

Spinach Salad with Bacon Crumbles, Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs, Sliced Mushrooms and Croutons. Honey Mustard Dressing

Baby Mixed Greens with Cranberries, Blue Cheese and Roasted Walnuts Homemade Balsamic Vinaigrette

 

Scottish Smoked Salmon Platter:

Thinly Sliced and Garnished with Cucumber, Capers, Hard Boiled Eggs

Dill Cream Cheese, Red Onions, and Tomatoes

Served with Mini Bagels and Whole-Wheat Baguettes

 

Basket of Assorted Bagels with Plain and Herbed Cream Cheese

 


Cakes & Confections

Mini Desserts & Individual Desserts

Lemon Curd Filo Tartlets with Raspberries

Pecan Diamonds

Chocolate Profiteroles

Almond Cheese Bars

Cappuccino Cheesecakes

Chocolate Truffle Bites

Dulce de Leche Bites

Raspberry Cheesecake Bites

Lemon Blueberry Squares

Chocolate Raspberry Brownies

 

Amaretto & Expresso Mousse Cup

White Chocolate Cups with Dark Chocolate Mousse

White & Dark Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

Fresh Fruit Tarts

Coconut Clusters

Homemade Brownies

Homemade Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Chocolate Ganache Cheesecake

Fresh Fruit Cheesecake

Sherry Trifle

Bread & Butter Pudding with Caramel or Crème Anglaise

Flourless Chocolate Cake

Crème Brulée (varied flavors)

Seasonal Fruit Pies & Crisps with Whipped Cream or Ice Cream

Italian Tiramisu

Mexican Flans

French Macaron

Goat Cheese Panna Cotta with Marinated Berries

Pineapple Upside-Down Cake with Ginger Glaze

Vacherin with Fresh Fruit

 

Desserts Stations

Mini Dessert Bar

Select 4 to 6 items per person from List

 

Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Santa Barbara’s McConnell Chocolate and Vanilla Ice Cream

Selections of Toppings: Candies, M & Ms, Oreo Cookies Crumbles, etc…

 

Chocolate Fondue Station

Silky White, Milk and Dark Chocolates with Selection of Strawberries,

Pretzels, Marshmallows, Brownies, Cookies, Bananas & Angel Food Cake

 

Make your own Pavlova

Crisp Meringue Nests with Bowls of Fresh Blueberries, Raspberries,

Strawberries, Blackberries, Assorted Fruit Salad

Whipped Cream, Chocolate Sauce and Passion Fruit Sauce

 

S’mores Bar

Graham Crackers, Hershey’s Chocolate, Nutella & Peanut Butter,

Fluffy Marshmallow

 

Candy bar

From Salt Water Taffy to Personalized M & M, the List is Endless…

 

Wedding, Celebration and 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

 


Beverage Stations

Coffee & Tea Station

Freshly Brewed Santa Barbara Roasting Company Coffees

Montecito Blend Regular and House Blend Decaffeinated Coffee

Selection of Herbal Teas, Sugars and Honey

 

Beverage Stations

Welcome Beverage Stations

Invite your Guests to a Pre-Event Beverage. Choose from our Specialty

Cocktails or a Refreshing Fruit Juice, Lemonade, Agua Fresca

or Iced Tea while Everyone Gathers for your Special Event

 

Alcoholic Beverages

Catering Connection is not Licensed to Sell Alcoholic Beverages

We are However Insured to Pour so Can Provide Labor (Bartender) for any Occasion. See Below for full Bar, Limited Bar or Specialty

Cocktails Suggestions: Domestic, Imported, Micro Brew and Local

Brew Beers, Santa Ynez Wines, Full Liquor Suggestion, Including Kir,

Kir Royal, Bellini, Pim’s Cup, Mulled Wine, Spanish Sangria, or Flavored

Champagne Cocktails. The List is Endless…

 

Non Alcoholic

Apple Punch, Iced Ginger-Lime Green Tea, Non-Alcoholic Mojitos & Margaritas, Bubbling Fruit Coolers made with Mandarin Orange, Raspberry, Coconut, Lime, or Hibiscus. Tropical Ice Tea, Lemonade, Sodas, Sparking and Spring Water, etc…

 

Mixer Package

All the accoutrements for a full or limited bar or specialty cocktails such as olives, pearl onions, limes, lemons, garnishes, grenadine, soda water, tonic Water, etc…