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FRESH VEGETABLES

An Assortment of Fresh Seasonal Crudite
Appealingly Over-filling the Appropriate Baskets
Containing Fresh Vegetables and Complimentary Greens
Accompanied by a Selection of Unusual Dips
Our Selection of Crackers and Dippers

FRESH FRUIT

An Elaborate, Colorful Presentation of Melons, Fruits, and Flowers
Surrounded by Liqueur Based Sauces and Fresh Fruit Purees

CHEESE AND PATE AND BREADS AND CRACKERS

An Extravagant Assortment of Imported and Domestic Cheeses
Some Familiar and Some to be Discovered
Distinctive Pates, Spreads, and Dips
Interesting Breads, Muffins, Crackers and Rolls

SUSHI

A Tempting Variety of Custom Made Sushi, Maki and Sashimi
Including Anago, Tataki, Tuna Roll, Scallion & Yellowtail Roll,
California Roll, Salmon Sashimi, Mackerel Sashimi
(Sushi Chef Available Upon Request)

CROSTINI

Crostini (Toasted Bread Slices)
Topped with Our Specialties
Fresh Tomatoes, Garlic, Aromatic Spices, Great Olive Oil
Feta Cheese, Basil, Pine Nuts, Chopped Olives
Assorted Pates, Truffle Mousse, Mock Caviar

CURRY

Chicken, Lamb or Shrimp Curry
Indonesian Rice
A Variety of Chutneys and Some Not Very Traditional Condiments
Golden Raisins, Peanuts, Shredded Coconut, Chopped Green Onions,
Mango Chutney, Cucumber Relish, Guava Relish

DIPPED SANDWICHES

Freshly Roasted Turkey, Pork, or Prime Beef
in Their Own Juices
A Variety of Still Warm Rolls
Creamed Horseradish, Honey Dijon Mustard Sauce

SOUTHWESTERN APPETIZERS

Shrimp in Salsa
Quesadillas Filled with Chevre, Guava, and Chili
Fresh Guacamole with a Variety of Chips and Salsas
Southwestern Cheesecake
Miniature Tostadas, Tacos and Tamales

SEAFOOD BAR

Iced Jumbo Shrimp, Cracked Crab Legs, Stone Crab Claws,
Clams and Oysters on the Half Shell (Seasonal), Steamed Mussels, Lobster
Traditional Red Sauce, Horseradish Sauce, Tomato Salsa

ITALIAN

Pasta, Pasta, Pasta and More Pastas
Primavera, Four Cheese, Putanesca, Fresh Tomato and Basil, Pesto,
Mixed Sausages, Sliced Cold Meats and Cheeses,
a Variety of Roasted Peppers and Olives
Cold Pasta Salad with Seafood

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COLD APPETIZERS**COLD APPETIZERS** COLD APPETIZERS

Southwestern Cheesecake

Grape Leaves Stuffed with Rice and Herbs

Polenta Circles Topped with Bleu Cheese

Asparagus or Melon Wrapped in Proscuitto d'Parma

Filled Cherry Tomatoes

Truffle Mousse with Toast Points

Crostini

Assorted Roasted Peppers

Crab Stuffed Pea Pods

Chunky Guacamole, Chips and Salsa

Apricots Rounds, Chevre and Crushed Pistachios 

Blanched Pencil Asparagus in Season

Smoked or Poached Salmon with Lemon Dill Sauce

Liptauer Cheese with Toast Points

Crudite and Assorted Dips

Vegetable Kabobs

Mixed Shellfish on Ice with a Variety of Sauces

Assorted Pates with Toast Points

Endive Scoops with Curried Shrimp

Cheese Straws

Proscuitto Pinwheels

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HOT APPETIZERS**HOT APPETIZERS**HOT APPETIZERS

Rangoon Crab Puffs

Phyllo Pastry Filled with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Feta Cheese

Black Bean Ravioli in Cilantro Pesto

Warm Foccacia Filled with 3 Cheeses, Spinach and Herbs

Excellent Crab Cakes with Mango Relish

Giant Stuffed Mushrooms

Mixed Grilled Sausages

Traditional Rumaki

Chicken Sate with Spicy Peanut Sauce

Quesadillas Filled with Brie, Mangoes and Chili

Miniature Tarts with a Variety of Fillings

Quiche Lorraine

Crustless Mexican Quiche

Chevapcici (Homemade Skinless Sausages)

Grilled Hungarian Garlic Sausage

Warm Brie Studded with Sliced Almonds

Spicy Cheddar Cheese Dip

Miniature Meatballs with a Variety of Sauces

Small Chicken Egg Rolls with Spicy Mustard

Shrimp Provencale

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SALADS**SALADS**SALADS**SALADS** SALADS**SALADS**SALADS

Three Leaf Salad with Mandarin Orange, Red Onion and Chevre

Fresh Spinach with Feta Cheese, Pine Nuts and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Sliced Tomatoes and Buffalo Mozzarella with Fresh Basil

Red, White and Green Croatian Salad

Classic Cucumber Salad

Baby French Beans with Sesame Dressing and Fresh Mint

Southwestern Salad

Rally Good Chinese Chicken Salad

Risotto Salad

The Player's Chopped Tomato, Red Onion and Roquefort Salad

Winter Fruit Salad

Summer Fruit Salad

Watercress, Endive and Snow Pea Salad

Mixed Greens with Homemade Bleu Cheese Dressing

Celery Root Salad

Salade Nicoise

Roasted Assorted Pepper Salad with Balsamic Vinegar and Oil

Fresh Green Bean and Mushroom Salad

Tagliatelle with Seafood

Caesar Salad

Asparagus Salad with Sesame Dressing

Seafood Cobb Salad

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ENTREES**ENTREES**ENTREES**ENTREES ENTREES

POULTRY

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Chicken

Boneless Chicken Breasts with Apples and Calvados

Chicken Jerusalem with Artichoke Hearts, Pearl Onions & Mushrooms

American Fried Chicken with Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Chicken Stroganoff

Chicken Paprikas with Spaetzle

Chicken and Four Mushroom Sauté

Chicken Marengo

Chicken Dijonnaise with Pasta and Three Color Peppers

Tequila-Lime Marinated Chicken Breasts

Coq au Vin

(Unless otherwise specified, all chicken entrees are prepared with

boneless, skinless chicken breasts)

PORK

Crown Roast of Pork with Fruited Rice

Honey, Apricot, Chili Glazed Loin of Pork

Wonderful Baby Back Ribs

Whole Suckling Pig

Mixed Grilled Sausages

Hungarian Szekeley Goulash

Baked, Stuffed Pork Chops with Cumberland Sauce

LAMB

Crown Roast of Lamb with Mediterranean Rice

Herb Crusted Roast Rack of  Lamb with Fresh Mint Sauce

Braised Lamb Shanks with Couscous

Irish Lamb Stew

Roasted Leg of Lamb with Rosemary and Garlic

Marinated Lamb Kabobs a la Greque

BEEF

Herb Crusted Roast Beef with Fresh Horseradish

Fall Apart Tri-Tip

Mixed Grill

Yankee Pot Roast

The Best Meatloaf

Tournedos Rossini

Boeuf Bourgignon

SEAFOOD

Lobster Ravioli in Pear Brandy Butter

Whole Poached Salmon with Lemon and Dill Cream

Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce

Mixed Seafood Skewers

Shrimp "La Place"

Parchment Baked Halibut

Scallops Provencale

Swordfish Steaks with Olive and Tomato Tapenade

San Francisco Style Cioppino

Mixed Shellfish Wrapped in Spinach, Feta & Phyllo Packets

Salmon en Croute

PASTA AND OTHERS

Pasta Primavera in Gorgonzola Creme

Linguine Putanesca

Ravioli with Assorted Fillings and Pesto

Penne with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Olives & Mushrooms

Angel Hair with Parmesan Reggiano, Butter, Fresh Basil & Garlic

Very Serious Lasagna

Fettuccini with Four Cheeses

Pasta Primavera with Our Gorgonzola Cream

Risotto Milanese

Classic Paella Valenciana

Guylas Leves

Cassoulet

Classic Quiche Lorraine

Assorted (20+ varieties) Tamales

Djuvec

All American Backyard Bar-b-Que

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Please call us at (310) 470-0809 or (310) 474-2999 
FAX: (310) 475-9249

or email us at lacater@our-site.net to discuss your event with us.

We look forward to the opportunity to bring the imaginative menus, value and service of absolutely L.A. gourmet catering  to your next special event.

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