Sample Menus for Orange County Chef Services

Seeing sample menus is an important part of choosing the right personal chef for you. Please see some of our sample menus below, or our active Weekly Delivery Menu here:

 

sample BrEAKFAST iTEMS

Almond pancake with Banana Foster topping 

Ricotta Pancake with lemon curd and fresh berry compote 

French Toast with crème brulee and orange scented syrup fresh strawberries, raspberries or blueberry sauté 

Vegetable Scramble with onion, pepper, tomato haricot vert and eggplant topped with parmesan reggiano 

Egg Scramble with pancetta, spinach, onion, asparagus and tomato, topped with feta cheese and fresh basil 

Breakfast Quesadilla with grilled onion, roasted yukon gold potato, sausage and pepper jack cheese 

7 grain muffin topped with grass fed scrambled egg, Nueske bacon and creamy spinach sauce 

Crafted parmesan thyme biscuit with AAA sausage gravy, served with creamy scrambled eggs and home fried potato 

Breakfast burrito with braised short rib, potato, onion, salsa and pepperjack cheese 

Toasted fresh bagel, Norwegian smoked salmon, chive seasoned cream cheese, red onion slivers and petite capers

Homemade granola with roasted apple, Greek yogurt and almond milk 

Light and fluffy oats with palm sugar, assorted dried fruits and manuka honey drizzle 

Nicest-Melons-I-Can-Find selection 

Avocado toast with 3 egg white to one whole egg scramble

Morning green shake with green apple, pear, celery, kale, spinach, fresh ginger and coconut water

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Sample Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres

Polish sausage en Croute 

Polenta with chicken, green chilis and pepper jack cheese 

Kobe beef empanadas 

Radish tacos with Ahi tartare

Coffee crusted beef skewers with red wine chocolate dipping sauce 

Belgian endive topped with brie, wildflower honey and toasted marcona almonds 

Artichoke, tomato, basil and goat cheese wrapped with grilled eggplant 

Purple potatoes filled Ocetra caviar and crème fraiche 

Toasted parmesan pita chip topped with hummus, heirloom tomato and basil 

Pumpernickel toast with smoked salmon salsa 

Rice cracker topped with Asian beef carpaccio

Tortilla cup filled with roasted chicken, sun-dried tomato,basil

Bruschetta topped with sausage, tomato, onion and mozzarella cheese 

Wonton cup filled with soy braised duck and orange essence 

Phyllo purses with wild mushroom puree 

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Sample finger foods

Open-faced sandwich with rosemary chicken salad teardrop tomato & micro greens 

Open faced beef sandwich with light mustard sauce, red onion and tomato 

Braised short rib empanada 

Curried chicken empanada 

Petite rosemary scone with smoked turkey and creamy Dijon mustard sauce 

Grilled shrimp and Andouille sausage skewers 

Osso bucco quesadilla with fire roasted tomato salsa 

Petite buccatini mozzarella, basil and cherry tomato skewer  

Pan-seared potato cups filled with smoked salmon salsa 

Cucumber tower filled with seared ahi tartare 

Vegetable crudité served in rock glass with zesty yogurt dressing 

Martini glass filled with Asian noodles and large grilled gulf shrimp 

Grilled Tenderloin kabob withhomemade steak butter 

Jumbo lump crab cakes with citrus slaw and cajun remoulade

Wonton cups filled with curried veg sauté 

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SAMPLE Salads

Caprese salad with Heirloom tomato and fresh poached artichoke, marinated mozzarella cheese and olive selection 

Salad with grapefruit, orange segments, baby arugula, baby frissee with citrus vinaigrette and balsalmic syrup

Baby frissee with Belgian endive, roasted grapes and hazelnut croquant laced with vanilla bean vinaigrette 

Grilled radiccio lettuce with blue cheese fritters, reduced cabernet vinaigrette and heirloom tomatoes 

Timbale of beet compote salad mixed with granny smith apple slivers with melon vinaigrette 

Grilled Romaine with cilantro Caesar dressing toasted pepitas, parmesan croutons and teardrop tomatoes 

Wedge salad with blue cheese cream, Maytag blue cheese crumbles, aged red wine vinaigrette, fresh basil and vine ripe tomatoes 

House salad with romaine, endive ,baby watercress, carrot ribbon, tomato , fresh herbs ,avocado and honeyed red wine vinaigrette 

Classic Caesar salad with robust dressing, homemade garlic croutons and parmesan reggiano

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Sample Entrées

Roasted organic chicken pulled from bone and served with sherry scented wild mushroom sauce 

Medallions of organic chicken crusted lightly with parmesan and bread crumbs served with a light citrus garlic beurre blanc 

Grilled marinated breast of Muscovy duck with braised red cabbage and duck fat garlic potatoes 

Thyme seasoned roasted rack of lamb with lamb stock reduction, ratatouille and braised artichoke heart 

Braised angus short rib with white wine san marzano tomato and rosemary 

Seared beef tenderloin with cracked pepper cognac mustard sauce 

Grilled New York steak with robust Maitre d’ hotel butter and beef stock reduction 

Roasted sea bass en Papillote: sea bass roasted in parchment paper with leek, mushroom and brown rice 

Miso marinated sea bass served with sautéed shitake mushrooms black rice and yuzu buerre blanc 

Fennel-crusted ahi tuna slow rosted medium rare laced with reduced cabernet win served with herbed olive salad 

Seared spiced ahi tuna with ginger vinaigrette, grilled green onion and avocado salsa 

Grilled wild salmon filet with fire roasted tomato sauce and intense herb butter 

Grilled wild jumbo gulf shrimp with garlicky shrimp butter 

Roasted bacon wrapped jumbo gulf shrimp with date glaze and citrus beurre blanc  

Jumbo lump crab cake with heirloom tomato, herb cabbage slaw and shaved sweet corn 

Grilled marinated portobello mushroom with braised kamut and red wine vinaigrette

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Sample Desserts

Banana cream pie 2.0 with walnut cookie banana mousse, whipped cream chocolate and caramel sauces 

Rich gingered double carrot cake with light cream cheese frosting 

Citrus tarte with fresh berry compote 

Blueberry sauté with Drambuie over vanilla bean ice cream and crisp cookie 

Roasted peach and dried cherry strudel with almond mousseline 

Molten chocolate cake with dark rum sabayon sauce 

Sea salt caramel crème brulee  

Pennsylvania dutch rice pudding with scented berries 

Gianduja hazelnut chocolate mousse 

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Don't see what you like? These are just a small samples of literally thousands of items available from our decades of personal chef, corporate, and catering services. Contact us today for further information, or to plan your own custom menu. >