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Brunch - Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner - Breaks

Brunch

Omelets and Egg Dishes
Denver Omelet - Peppers, Ham and Bacon
Scrambled Eggs
Eggs Baked with Potatoes, Leeks and Gruyere Cheese
Assortment of Cereals
Fresh Berries and Sliced Fruits
Bagels, Croissants and Breakfast pastries
Italian Potato Salad
Local Greens with Dressings and Garnishes
Poached Salmon with Basil-Tomato Salsa
Roasted Chicken with Natural Jus
Rosemary Potatoes
French Green Beans with Caramelized Onions
Pre made Sandwiches To Go
Beef, Ham, Turkey
Lettuce, Tomato, Pickles and Condiment Packs
Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Fruit Bars

Breakfast

SB Breakfast Burrito Buffet

Filled to Order Burritos
Sausages
Bacon
Breakfast Potatoes
Peppers and Onions
Scrambled Eggs
Fresh Salsa
Tapatillo Hot Sauce
Flour Tortillas
Fresh Fruit Salad
Assorted Mini Muffins
Assorted Yogurts
Bottled Juices 0 Orange, Cranberry, Grape, Apple)
Coffee and Tea Service
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Self Serve Breakfast
Sausages
Bacon
Cheddar and Swiss Cheeses
Scrambled Eggs
Biscuits
Croissants
Bagels
Breakfast Pastries
Fresh Fruit Salad
Assorted Mini Muffins
Assorted Yogurts
Bottled Juices 0 Orange, Cranberry, Grape, Apple)
Coffee and Tea Service
Ketchup, Tapatillo, Mayonnaise
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Breakfast at the Ranch

Omelet Station
mushrooms, cheese, peppers, scallions, tomatoes
artichokes, avocados,
Breakfast Ham, Sausages, Bacon
Breakfast Potatoes
Assorted Cereals and Granola
Fresh Cut Fruits and Dried Fruits
Assorted Breads, Bagels, *Muffins
Jams, Jellies, Cream Cheese and Butter
Sliced Seasonal Fruits
Fresh Berries - Blueberries, Raspberries, Strawberries
Fresh Fruit Juices
Milk and Low fat Milk
Breakfast Special
(Plain and Fruited Pancakes, French Toast and Eggs)
*Danish and Sweet Rolls
*Coffee and Tea Service

Lunch

Luncheon

Garden Greens Salad
Balsamic Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressing
Grilled Chicken Breast
Mixed Rice Pilaf
Medley of Summer Squashes
Whole Wheat and White Rolls
Chocolate Layer Cake
Lemon Layer Cake
Ice Tea
Bottled Water
Coffee and Tea Service
Coca Cola Sodas (on consumption)
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Mediterranean Luncheon

French Lentil Soup
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
North African Beef Stew
Moroccan Chicken
Roasted Eggplant, Tomatoes and Zucchini
Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Fruit Bars
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

All American Luncheon

Chili Con Carne
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Cole Slaw
Hamburgers, Cheese Burgers, Grilled Vegetable Burgers
All Beef Hot Dogs
Condiments, Pickles, Tomatoes, Lettuce and Onions
Baked Beans
Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Fruit Bars
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Sandwich Buffet Large Groups

Cold Roast beef
Buffet ham
Breast of turkey
Swiss Cheese
Cheddar Cheese
American Cheese
Grilled Zucchini, Mushrooms and Peppers
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Sandwich Condiments
Fresh Fruit Salad
Potato Salad
Assorted mustards
Coffee
Ice Tea and Lemon
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Tex Mex Luncheon

Chicken Tortilla Soup
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Mexican Corn, Jicama and Black Bean Salad
cilantro dressing
Grilled Chicken Veracruz with Capers, Olives and Herbs
Tri Tip with Roasted Tomato Salsa and Corn Tortillas
Santa Maria Style Penquinto Beans
Grilled Vegetables
Mexican Flans and Wedding Cookies
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Italian Luncheon

Chicken Soup with Orzo Pasta
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Mixed Salad Greens, Heirloom Tomatoes & Mushroom Vinaigrette
Chicken Parmesan
Orechetti Pasta with Roasted Garlic, Tomato and Basil
Fresh Pan Wilted Baby Spinach Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Fruit Bars
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Asian Inspired Luncheon

Asian Shrimp and Spinach Soup
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Chinese Salad - Sprouts, Cabbage, Bamboo - Ginger Dressing
Ginger-Orange Glazed Chicken
Teriyaki Beef Kebobs
Steamed Brown Rice
Stir Fried Vegetables
Fortune Cookies
Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Fruit Bars
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Mixed Luncheon

Chicken Gumbo Soup
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Chopped Greek Salad - Olives, Feta, Tomatoes Cucumbers
citrus vinaigrette
Roasted Chicken Breast with Mole Sauce
Sirloin Steak with Chimi Churi Sauce
Black Beans and Rice
Broccolini with Garlic
Assorted Cookies, Brownies and Lemon Bars
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Sandwich Buffet Large Group

Cold Roast beef
Buffet ham
Breast of turkey
Swiss Cheese
Cheddar Cheese
American Cheese
Grilled Zucchini, Mushrooms and Peppers
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Sandwich Condiments
Fresh Fruit Salad
Potato Salad
Assorted mustards
Coffee
Ice Tea and Lemon
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

 

Italian Luncheon

Penne Pasta with Classic Sauces
Basil Marinara
Bolognese - meat ragout
Alfredo
Cheese Tortellini with Mushrooms
Spinach Lasagna with Chicken

Side of Reggiano Parmesan
Italian Ratatouille
Caesar Salad with Grissini (bread Sticks)
Tiramisu Cake with Coffee Custard Sauce
Ice Tea

Santa Barbara Luncheon

Cream of Roasted Tomato Soup
Parmesan Cheese Croutons
Deli Display
Turkey, Roast Beef, Black Forest Ham
Variety of Cheese
Condiments
Lettuce, Tomatoes and Pickles
Assorted Breads and Rolls
Caesar Salad with Reggiano Parmesan
Grilled Turkey Tenderloins, Herb Jus
Grilled Flatiron Steam with Caramelized Onions
Medley of Market Vegetables
Yukon Gold Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries
Old Fashioned Strawberry Shortcake
fresh berries and whipped heavy vanilla cream

 

Dinner

Taste of Spain

Asturian Bean Ragout
Spanish Olives Marinated in Orange and Thyme
Traditional Catalan Flat Bread with Caramelized Onions, Peppers and Manchego Cheese
White Mushrooms with Garlic and Parsley
Lentil Salad with Blue Valdeon Cheese
Extremaduran Cold Tomato and Bread Salad

Farmers Market Vegetable and Chicken Paella
modern twist on the Spanish Classic
with linguica sausage and Allioli (garlic mayonnaise)
Tarta de Santiago
almond cake with fresh berry sauce
Coffee Service

Italian-American Dinner

Minestrone Soup with Basil Pesto and Parmesan
Caprese Salad with Boccancini, Tomatoes on Arugula
Olive Oil and Balsamic Glaze
Breast of Chicken Marsala
Linguini with White Clam Sauce
Saffron Rice Pasta Risotto
Reggiano Parmesan
Broccoli Rabe with Roasted Garlic
Lemon Gelato and Biscotti
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

 

French Dinner

Lobster Bisque
Salad of Montecito Greens with Warm Goat Cheese
citrus vinaigrette
Tenderloin of Beef with Exotic Mushrooms
Pinot Noir Demi-Glace
or
Shiitake Mushroom Crusted Breast of Chicken
tarragon jus
Potatoes Fondant
Grilled Asparagus
Warm Chocolate Cake with Caramelized Peaches
McConnell’s Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
or
Fresh Peaches and Raspberries
D’Angelo Breads and Butter

Americana Dinner

Manhattan Clam Chowder
Baby Arugula and Spinach Salad
candied pecans, sundried cherries,walnut oil dressing
Roasted Top Sirloin Steak with Grilled Portabella Mushrooms
Sauteed Mahi Mahi Fillets with Mango Chutney
Yukon Gold Potatoes Fondant
French Green Beans with Shallots
Creme Bruleé
Fresh Berries and Sliced Fresh Fruits
French Bread and Butter

 

Brisket Dinner

Cream of Asparagus Soup
Iceberg Wedge with Creamy Blue Cheese Dressing
and wine tomatoes
Braised Brisket of Beef Brooklyn Style
BBQ Spiced Salmon
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Carrots, Pearl Onions and Peas
Chocolate Roule Marquise with Raspberries
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries
Assortment of Dinner Breads

North Eastern Dinner

New England Clam Chowder
Local baby Lettuces with Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes
hot house cucumbers balsamic dressing
Roasted NY Strip with a Red Wine-Shallot Jus
Seared Local White Seabass with Mango Salsa
Sweet Potato and Yukon Gold Gratin
Medley of Summer Squashes
Key Lime Tarts
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries
Assortment of Dinner Breads

BBQ Dinner

BBQ Chicken
BBQ Beer-Braised Short ribs
Brisket of Beef
Chili with all the Fixings
cheddar cheese, onions
Chicken Wings Buffalo Style
with celery and blue cheese dressing
Steakhouse Fries
Corn on the Cobb
Adult Mac and Cheese
Mixed Salad with Dressings and Garnishes
The Best Garlic Bread
Peach Cobbler
McConnell’s Vanilla Ice Cream
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Eclectic Dinner

Scotch Broth - Lamb-Barley Soup
Caesar Salad with Imported Parmesan
Beef Tenderloin Tips with Mixed Peppers and Mushrooms
Snapper Saute with Capers, Lemon and Herbs
Pearl Pasta Risotto Style
Blue Lake Beans, Carrots and Cauliflower medley
French Apple Tart Tatin
Whipped Creme Chantilly
Fresh Sliced Fruits and Berries

Deluxe Dinner

Chef’s Mushroom Soup
Summer Salad Greens with Shaved Parmesan
heirloom tomatoes, Sherry-Walnut Vinaigrette
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Pinot Noir Jus
Steamed 1/2 Main Lobster
Jumbo Shrimp Scampi Style - Garlic and Herbs
Steamed Littleneck Clams Mariners Style
Drawn Butter, Hollandaise
Boiled New Potatoes
Corn on the Cobb
Grilled Asparagus, Portabellos and Squashes
Ice Cream Bar
house made chocolate and caramel sauces
Assorted Toppings, Berries and Whipped Cream
Garlic Bread

 

Breaks

Morning Break

Granola Bars
Fresh Whole Fruits
Coffee and Tea Service

On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Afternoon Beverage Break

Disposable Cups & Coffee Cups
Decafe and Regular Coffee
Assorted Herbal and Regular Teas
Hot Water
Ice
Assorted Chips
Popcorn
Assorted Cookies
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Afternoon Beverage Break

Afternoon Beverage Break Still and Sparkling Water
Disposable Cups & Coffee Cups
Decafe and Regular Coffee
Assorted Herbal and Regular Teas
Hot Water
Ice
Assorted Chips
Popcorn
Assorted Cookies
On Consumption
Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Pellegrino Orange
Water Station - Matalija Spring Water

Grab and Go Snacks

Packaged Chips
Popcorn
Granola and Nutrigrain Bars
Candy Bars and Licorice
Wrapped Cookies
Assorted Sodas and Flavored Waters
Bottles Water

 

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