~Catering Menu~

Passed Appetizers
Smoked Salmon on Silver Dollar Potato Pancakes with Caper Cream Cheese
Japanese Spicy Tuna Tartar served on Cucumber Rounds topped with Avocado
Assorted Maki Sushi:  Spicy Tuna; Rock ‘n’ Roll (unagi, cucumber & avocado); and California Roll served with Wasabi & soy sauce
Bruschetta: choose from Fresh Ricotta, Pesto, Tomato & Basil; Sirloin Steak with Herbed Cheese; or Sautéed Mushrooms & Chevre Goat Cheese
Crispy Wonton Cups filled with Chinese Chicken Salad
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with Fresh Pesto
Herbed Cheese Stuffed Flatbread with Italian Sausage & Mushroom and a Marinara Dipping Sauce
Mini Crab Cakes with Spicy Lemon Aioli
Crab Soufflé on Toasted Sourdough Rounds
Mini Asian Salmon Cakes with Cilantro Ginger Aioli 
Bacon Wrapped BBQ’d Shrimp
Mini Brie & Apple Quiches
Roasted Baby Potatoes Topped with Sour Cream, Bacon & Green Onion
Soup Shots served with Cheesy Bread (choice of two soups served in shot glasses)
Chicken Satay with Thai Peanut Coconut Milk Dipping Sauce
Bacon Wrapped Almond Stuffed Dates
Pork Picadillo Mini Empanadas with Chipotle Lime Cream
Mushrooms stuffed with Nuts, Herbs & Cream Cheese
Crispy Crab Macadamia Nut Wontons with Mango Chili Sauce
Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese Tarts
Steak Rolls (Marinated Grilled Flank Steak wrapped around Herbed Cream Cheese and Fresh Red Bell Peppers)
Seared Tuna Nachos (crispy wontons topped with seared tuna, pickled ginger, green onion & a sweet/spicy sauce & wasabi cream)
Gourmet Deviled Eggs: choose from: Smoked Salmon with Capers & Onion; Bacon & Caramelized Onion; Bacon, Cheddar & Green Onion; Curried Shrimp; Curried; BBQ’d Ranch; Siracha; Spanish with Serrano Ham; Lemon Dill; Buffalo Chicken; or Traditional
Shrimp & Pesto Tartlets
Mediterranean Shrimp Lettuce Wraps
Prosciutto Melon Bites with Balsamic Glaze
Mini Calzone with Italian Sausage & Marinara Dipping Sauce
Grilled Cheese Bites:  pick from: mushroom gruyere; chicken, blue cheese & arugula;  bacon, jalapeno relish & goat cheese; horseradish cheddar, roast beef & caramelized onion; or traditional cheddar cheese with Bacon Tomato Jam
Chipotle Chicken Nachos with Cilantro Avocado   Crema
Tuna Poke in Wonton Cups
Asian Meatballs with Blackberry Hoisin Sauce
Bacon Baklava
Shrimp Salad in Endive Leaves
Crab Mango Salad in Crispy Wonton Cups
Savory Palmiers with Pesto, Goat Cheese, Sun dried Tomatoes & Pine Nuts Wrapped in Puff Pastry
Mini Beef Wellington with Mushroom Dipping Sauce
Polenta Cups with Blue Cheese, Tomatoes & Pine Nuts
Queso Fresco Bite Sized Quesadillas with Fresh Peach Salsa

 Stationary Appetizers
Whole Smoked Salmon with Red Onion, Capers, Cream Cheese, served with Cocktail Rye & Mini Bagels
Antipasti with Salami & Sharp Cheddar, Brie, Caprese Sticks (marinated mozzarella, fresh basil & tomato), Olives, Grapes, and Dried Apricots  Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Spicy/Sweet Pecans, served with crackers 
Proscuitto & Burrata Cheese with Fresh Pesto & Sliced Baguette
Charcuterie Platter (sliced Italian meats & cheeses with olives & nuts)
Assorted Raw Vegetables with Hummus and Fresh Buttermilk Ranch Dip 
Grilled Vegetables with Choice of Balsamic Glaze OR Garlic Miso Sauce
Assorted Cheeses with Seasonal Fruit Display with Crackers
Caramelized Onion & White Bean Dip with Veggie Chips
Chilled Mussels with Saffron Aioli
Warm Mixed Olives with Garlic & Orange Zest
Marinated Grilled Asparagus or Artichokes (if seasonal)
Classic Chilled Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce and Chili Aioli
Clam & Mussel Steamers in Wine Garlic Herb Sauce, served with sourdough bread for dipping
Pastry Wrapped Brie with Apricot & Rosemary Chutney served with Sourdough Baguette & Apple Slices
Baked Spinach, Artichoke & Gruyere Spread with sliced baguette
Buffalo Wings, served with Fresh Blue Cheese  Dressing, Carrot & Celery Sticks
Braised BBQ Pork Baby Back Ribs
Roasted Eggplant Tapenade served with Pretzel Chips
Grilled Edemame with Smoked Sea Salt
Shrimp Ceviche with Tortilla Chips
 
Sliders
(these can be passed or set up as a build-your-own slider bar)
Pulled Pork (or Chicken) Sliders topped with Coleslaw
Grilled Chicken Sliders with Lettuce & Tomato
Lamb Olive Sliders with Garlic Yogurt Sauce
Beef  Stuffed with Blue Cheese Sliders
Tri-Tip Sliders with Grilled Peppers & Onions
Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Grilled Onions & Red Pepper Spread
Tilapia Sliders with Mango Avocado Salsa
Spicy Shrimp Sliders
Beef with Horseradish Cheddar and Balsamic Caramelized Onions
Banh Mi with Asian Meatballs & Pickled Veggies with Hoisin & Siracha Sauce on Steamed Buns (w/grilled tofu as a vegetarian option)

Gourmet Bars
Mashed Potato Bar – creamy mashed potatoes with shredded cheddar cheese,

sour cream, butter, bacon, mushroom gravy, green onions, & roasted garlic

 Taco Bar --  grilled carne (beef) & chicken asada (shrimp or fish available upon request), shredded cheese,

diced tomatoes, green onions, sour cream,  fresh salsa, guacamole & cilantro with corn and/or flour tortillas

 Bruschetta Bar -- sourdough crostinis with fresh tomatoes, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized onions,

EVOO, & pesto. With choice of: Chevre, Boursin, fresh mozzarella, or ricotta cheese.]


Polenta Bar – creamy polenta with marinara sauce, sautéed mushrooms,

sliced Italian sausage, meatballs, & parmesan cheese


Risotto Bar – creamy risotto with sautéed    mushrooms, roasted butternut squash, grated Parmesan,

sautéed shrimp, and herbed grilled     chicken breast

Panini Bar --  make your own gooey creation with ciabatta rolls, assorted cheeses, pesto,

pickled jalapeños, salami, ham, turkey, bacon, sautéed mushrooms, & tomatoes – grilled to perfection by  Good Life staff

Quesadilla Bar --  flour tortillas, cheddar, pepper      jack, diced chicken, sliced carne asada, sautéed   shrimp,

black beans, salsa, cilantro, guacamole, sour cream--grilled with the assistance of Good Life staff

 Sandwich and Wrap Platters
 Rolled Sandwiches:
~ roast beef & Swiss with horseradish cream
~ turkey, bacon, avocado & cream cheese
~ Rubin Roll:  pastrami, sauerkraut and Dijon mustard spread
~ portabella mushroom, spinach, red pepper spread & Chevre

 Stuffed Sourdough Round Filled with Salami, Basil, Creamy Blue Cheese & Tomato/Olive Tapenade (sliced like a pizza)
Grilled Pork Tenderloin Sandwich Platter, served with grilled red bell peppers & onions, rolls and condiments
Buffalo Chicken Lettuce Wraps with fresh Blue Cheese Dressing (made with chicken breast meat)
Chicken Salad with Grapes & Almonds on Croissants


Chinese Chicken Lettuce Wraps - seasoned with fresh ginger & lemon mixed with slivered almonds & green onion. 

Served with romaine lettuce boats and topped with a zesty "secret sauce"

Thai Beef or Chicken Lettuce Wraps with Cilantro, Shredded Carrots, Slivered Cucumber,

Bean Sprouts, & Chopped Peanuts with Thai Dressing

Chicken & Beef Fajita Platter with Grilled Onions  & Bell Peppers served with Tortillas, Guacamole & Fresh Salsa

Mahi Mahi Fish Tacos with Cilantro Slaw, Avocado & Chipotle Cream, served with flour and/or corn tortillas
Chili Verde with Tortillas, Shredded Cheese and Sour Cream

Entrees
Garlic & Herb Crusted Beef Tenderloin, grilled or roasted, with Red Wine Reduction Sauce OR Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce
Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon topped with either Herbed Butter OR Green Peppercorn Cream Sauce
Marinated Grilled Tri-tip
Marinated Grilled Pork Tenderloin
Grilled Lamb Lollipops with Garlic Mint Sauce OR Red Wine Reduction Sauce
Pomegranate Glazed Pork Tenderloin
BBQ’d Baby Back Ribs
Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic Grilled Chicken Breasts
Lemon Chicken Piccata
Teriyaki Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs
Pomegranate Glazed Chicken Thighs
Grilled Salmon with choice of Mango Avocado Salsa; Lemon Herb Compote Butter;  OR Garlic Miso Sauce
Pumpkin Seed Crusted Fresh Catch with Lemon   Buerre Blanc
Cajun Beer Butter Prawns
Marinated Grilled Shrimp Skewers
Sweet Potato & Black Bean Enchiladas with House Made Verde Sauce (topped with either Queso Fresco OR Soy cheese for a vegan option)
Penne with Spinach, Artichoke Hearts, Mushrooms & Zucchini in a Roasted Red Pepper Tomato Sauce with Fresh Parmesan
Lasagna -- choice of Cheese,  Italian Sausage, or Vegetable

Sides
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Creamer Potatoes with garlic, red peppers & onions
Potatoes Au Gratin
Twice Baked Potatoes
Portabella Mushrooms filled with Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
Long Grain & Wild Rice Mushroom Pilaf
Pesto Pasta with Shrimp
Gorgonzola Broccoli Casserole
Butternut Squash Gratin with Leeks, Chevre, Sage & Hazelnuts
Gratin of Cauliflower with Gruyere
Mashed Yams seasoned with Cumin & Chipotle
Crisp Green Beans tossed with diced tomatoes, fresh basil & balsamic vinaigrette
Crisp Green Beans with Caramelized Onion & Bacon
Crustless Spinach Ricotta Tart
Classic Creamed Spinach
Roasted Seasonal Vegetables with Balsamic Glaze
Seasonal Grilled Vegetables with Balsamic Glaze OR Garlic Miso Sauce
Creamy Parmesan Polenta
Risotto (choice of plain, mushroom, butternut squash or asparagus)
Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Bacon, Shallots & Hazelnuts
Macaroni & Cheese with Sourdough Breadcrumbs

 Salads
Classic Cesar with Fresh Garlic Croutons and Parmesan
Apple (or Pear if seasonal), Pecan, Dried Cranberries, & Blue Cheese with Romaine in White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Chopped Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Spinach Salad with Strawberries, Almonds & Chevre in Buttermilk Balsamic Dressing
Chinese Chicken Salad with Orange Ginger Soy Vinaigrette
Angel Hair Pasta Salad with Shrimp
Greek Pasta Salad
BBQ’d Chicken Salad
Southwestern Confetti Salad (brown rice, black beans, corn, cilantro, carrots, red bell peppers,

zucchini, & red onions in a chipotle lime dressing)


Caprese Salad (sliced tomatoes, mozzarella, red onion & fresh basil drizzled with balsamic vinaigrette)
 Panzanella Bread Salad (sourdough bread, tomatoes, mozzarella, corn, salami, olives,

red onion, marinated artichoke hearts, & fresh basil tossed in an Italian dressing)

Roasted Beet Salad served on Spring Mix Greens with Goat Cheese & Almonds in Balsamic Vinaigrette
Spinach & Cucumber Ribbon Salad with julienne red bell peppers and green onion in a Miso Ginger Vinaigrette topped with sliced almonds
Asian Quinoa Salad with Edamame, Red Bell Pepper, Carrots, Red Cabbage, and Cucumber in a Sesame Cilantro Vinaigrette


Cobb Salad (only for parties of 30 or less):     Individually plated, Artfully Arranged Chopped Romaine Hearts with

Grilled Chicken Breast, Blue Cheese, Avocado, Crumbled Bacon, Chopped Egg, Diced Tomatoes, Red Onion & Celery,

and Shredded Carrots with Fresh Balsamic Vinaigrette

Baby Kale Salad with Apples, Dried Cranberries, Carrots & Walnuts in a Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette
Lemony Sugar Snap Pea Salad with Cucumbers, Mint & Feta Cheese
 
Desserts
Chocolate Fondue Fountain with Angel Food Cake, Cookies & Fresh Strawberries & Bananas (and other creative dippers)
Toffee Glazed Cream Puffs Drizzled with Chocolate Ganache
Flourless Chocolate Cake with Raspberry Port Sauce
Seasonal Fruit Crisp with Vanilla Ice Cream
Black & White Mini Cupcakes (chocolate w/vanilla & vanilla w/chocolate)
Lemon Bars
Brandied Apple Crepes with Sweetened Mascarpone Cheese, Candied Pecans & Chocolate Drizzle
Brownies
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Pumpkin Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Sauce & Honey Roasted Almonds
Vanilla Ice Cream topped with Irish Cream Liquor, served in a Chocolate Ganache Swirled Martini Glass with a Pirouette Cookie
Ice Cream Sandwiches (chocolate chip cookies filled with vanilla and/or coffee ice cream)
Vanilla Panna Cotta with Fresh Berries Drizzled with Honey


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