Personal Chef Menus

Here’s some of my pre-designed and hors d’oeuvre personal chef menus.  I can also create a customized menu for a seated, plated or buffet event based on your preferences.

Event minimum

$1,000

 

Special offers (menu discount)

Event size          Jan - Jun          Jul - Dec

25 - 49 people              5%

50+ people                  10%                    5%

Non-profit              Extra 5%          Extra 5%

Menu 1

$104 per person

Grilled Lamb Lollipop with Port–Currant Sauce

Shrimp, Tarragon & Arugula Bruschetta

 

Chilled Lobster Timbale with Avocado, Grapefruit, Lemon Crème & Citrus Butter

 

Sautéed Tri-Color Peppercorn Crusted Filet of Beef with Cognac Cream Sauce

Potatoes Anna

Sautéed Broccolini with Garlic and Lemon Zest

 

Chocolate Lava Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream with Strawberry Sauce and Port–Currant Sauce

Menu 2

TBD

Steakhouse Bruschetta

Asian Chicken, Pineapple & Bell Pepper Skewers with Plum-BBQ Sauce

 

Smoked Salmon with Jumbo Sea Scallop & Caviar

 

Lobster Tail Stuffed with Shrimp & Crab

Oven-Roasted Asparagus with Fresh Thyme

 

Mixed Berries with Mascarpone - Limóncello Cream

Menu 3

TBD

Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream Cheese, Red Pimento & Wasabi Caviar on a Multi-Grain Baguette

Mac & Cheese with Pork Belly Spoons

 

Chilled Lobster Timbale with Avocado, Grapefruit Lemon Crème & Citrus Butter

 

Filet Mignon Stuffed with Shrimp Etouffee

Fingerling Pommes Puree

 

Cheese Wedge with Candied Walnut

Mini Lemon-Ginger Crème Brulee

Chocolate Dipped Mediterranean Fig filled with Truffle Liquor Cream

Menu 4

TBD

Shrimp Paella Spoons

Black Angus Sliders with Caramelized Onions, Bacon & Tomatoes

 

Butter Lettuce, Crispy Pancetta, Greens, British Blue Cheese, Tomato Raisins with Green Goddess Dressing

 

Veal Chop with Porcini Sauce Refined with Sautéed Shallots, Cherry Wine & Butter

Heirloom Cauliflower, Carrots & Chanterelle Mushrooms

 

Red Wine-Poached Pears with Vanilla Cream & Toasted Walnuts

Menu 6

$100

Lobster Bisque (or Crab Bisque)

 

Artichoke & Goat Cheese Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette

 

Rack of Lamb with Port Currant Sauce

Sautéed Red Potatoes Provencal

Glazed Cooked & Raw Asparagus with Normandy Butter & Parmigiano

 

White & Dark Chocolate Grand Marnier-Raspberry Crème Brulee

Menu 9

$99

Albondiga Meatballs (Spanish Chorizo & Pork) with Sherry Garlic Sauce

Chef Julio Seafood Paella

Chef Julio's Seafood Paella

Gazpacho Soup Shots

Manchego Cheese with Quince

 

Layered Orange Salad with Honey, Almonds and Olives

 

Seafood Lobster Paella with Spanish Sausage and Saffron Rice

Asparagus and Serrano Ham Salad with Toasted Almonds

 

Caramel Custard Flan

Churros with Chocolate Sauce

Menu 10

$104

Seared Jumbo Scallops with a Champagne-Vanilla Butter Sauce

 

Chilled Basil-Champagne Fruit Soup

 

CHOICE OF: Filet Mignon Stuffed with Shrimp Etouffee OR Stuffed with Spinach, Blue Cheese & Bacon

Snap Pea Sauté with Wild Mushrooms and Jicama

 

White Chocolate Champagne Mousse in Dark Chocolate Container

Menu 12

$131

Tomato, Basil and Burrata Spoons

BBQ Chicken Bacon Bites

 

Smoked Salmon topped with a Jumbo Sea Scallop & Caviar with Basil Sauce

 

Farro, Goat Cheese, Beets & Greens Timbale

 

Duet of Roasted Tomato Soup & Corn Chowder

 

Braised Short Ribs

Celery Root Mashed Potatoes

Farmhouse Carrots

 

Cheese Wedge with Candied Walnut

Mini Lemon-Ginger Crème Brulee

Chocolate Surprise

Hors d'Oeuvre

Seafood

  1. Smoked Salmon Naan Roll Ups with Cream Cheese & Capers
  2. Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream Cheese, Red Pimento & Wasabi Caviar on a Multi-Grain Toast
  3. Cucumber Salad with Seared Sea Scallop and Caviar on a Spoon
  4. Seared Scallop with Romesco Sauce
  5. Shrimp & Andouille Skewers with Cajun Remoulade
  6. Shrimp Paella in a Spoon
  7. Caviar & Lox in a Spoon
  8. Crab Filled Sweet Bell Pepper Strips
  9. Mini Crab Cakes with Cilantro Sauce
  10. Endive with Crab & Blood Orange
  11. Smoked Salmon Crostini
  12. Coconut-Crusted Fried Shrimp with Pineapple Sauce
  13. Shrimp, Tarragon & Arugula Bruschetta
  14. Citrus Tuna Tartar with Avocado on Endive
  15. Mini Spring Shrimp Pizzas with Pesto
  16. Lobster Bisque Soup Shots
  17. Italian Grilled Lobster Tail Wrapped in Bacon with Saffron-Tomato Sauce
  18. Sesame-Crusted Salmon Lightly Drizzled with an Orange-Ginger Sauce
  19. Whole Baked Salmon with Sour Cream-Dill Sauce (serves 12 or 24)

Cucumber Salad with Seared Sea Scallop and Caviar

Cucumber Salad with Seared Sea Scallop and Caviar

Sesame-Crusted Salmon Bite Lightly Drizzled with an Orange-Ginger Sauce

Sesame-Crusted Salmon Bite Lightly Drizzled with an Orange-Ginger Sauce

Italian Grilled Lobster Tail Wrapped in Bacon with Saffron-Tomato Sauce

Italian Grilled Lobster Tail Wrapped in Bacon with Saffron-Tomato Sauce

Whole Baked Salmon with Sour Cream-Dill Sauce

Whole Baked Salmon with Sour Cream-Dill Sauce

Shrimp, Tarragon & Arugula Bruschetta

Shrimp, Tarragon & Arugula Bruschetta

Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream Cheese, Red Pimento & Wasabi Caviar on a Multi-Grain Toast

Seared Peppered Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream Cheese, Red Pimento & Wasabi Caviar on a Multi-Grain Toast

Meat

  1. Andouille & Shrimp Skewers with Cajun Remoulade
  2. Garlic & Herb-Marinated Grilled Lamb Rib Finished with Gray Salt
  3. Grilled Lamp Lollipop with Port–Currant Sauce
  4. Mac & Cheese with Pork Belly on a Spoon
  5. Beef & Blue Sliders with Caramelized Onions
  6. Blue Cheese & Rosemary Wild Rice Beef Meatballs
  7. Mini Beef Wellington Bites
  8. Mashed Potatoes with Short Rib in a Martini Glass
  9. Boneless Beef Short Ribs in a Potato Cup
  10. Steakhouse Bruschetta
  11. Peppery Filet of Beef Kebabs with Braise Pearl Onion on a Rosemary Skewer
  12. Mediterranean Crostini with Prosciutto

Garlic & Herb-Marinated Grilled Lamb Rib Finished with Gray Salt

Garlic & Herb-Marinated Grilled Lamb Rib Finished with Gray Salt

Peppery Filet of Beef Kebabs with Braise Pearl Onion on a Rosemary Skewer

Peppery Filet of Beef Kebabs with Braise Pearl Onion on a Rosemary Skewer

Steakhouse Bruschetta

Steakhouse Bruschetta

 

Poultry

  1. Peanut Chicken Skewers with Chili Mayonnaise
  2. Chipotle Chicken Tostadas
  3. Chicken & Gorgonzola Salad in Endive Spears
  4. Asian Chicken, Pineapple & Bell Pepper Skewers with Plum-BBQ Sauce

Asian Chicken, Pineapple & Bell Pepper Skewers with Plum-BBQ Sauce

Asian Chicken, Pineapple & Bell Pepper Skewers with Plum-BBQ Sauce

Meatless

  1. Maple-Roasted Tomato Toast with Goat Cheese & Mint
  2. Warm Honey-Drizzled Brie with Pine Nuts, Orange Zest & Mint with Crackers
  3. Vegetable Cheese Strudel
  4. Polenta-Olive Tapenade Bites
  5. Goat Cheese Crostini with Peaches, Sweet Onions & Balsamic Drizzle
  6. Vegetable Frittata with Hummus
  7. Mini Pizzas with Brie, Garlic, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Basil
  8. Figs Stuffed with Blue Cheese & Walnuts (seasonal summer & fall only)
  9. Feta, Arugula & Mushroom Bruschetta
  10. Tomato, Basil & Burrata Cheese Spoons
  11. The Ultimate Cheese Course with Fruit, Toasted Nuts & Bread

Tomato, Basil & Burrata Cheese Spoons

Tomato, Basil & Burrata Cheese Spoons