1 Cocktail Parties Menu Pricing structure (pricing based on 50 guests) The Classic $30 per person The French Revolution $35 per person Mediterranean Nights $35 per person Southern Swing East Meets West The Ultimate $37 per person $37 per person $45 per person Customized Menus Customized menus $xx per person Our menus are not limited to the above selection. Please inquire if you are interested in having us customize a menu specifically for your event (themed dinners, special diets, kosher, etc.), or if you d like to make minor changes to the menus above. Menu emphasis is on local and sustainable products, organic vegetables from local farms. 10% discount for events with more than 100 guests Service Pricing structure Chef $140 each Server Bartender $140 each $140 each
2 Passed hors d oeuvres [choose three] Escargot Garlic butter Carpaccio Thinly sliced beef carpaccio on crostini with capers, balsamic glaze and truffle oil Crab cakes Mini gulf crab cakes with lemon-scallion aioli Shrimp Jumbo shrimp lollipops with a Ketel One lime cocktail sauce Crostini Boursin cheese, pecan, dried fig Brie Candied pecans, blueberry, green apple, toffee drizzle Top favorite! Goat Cheese mousse Dried apricot, red pepper jelly and candied pecans Cucumber Spicy crab Warm puff pastries Hot Italian sausage, pastry dough Top favorite! Endive Crab, mango, cilantro Pork dumplings Asian vinaigrette Top favorite! Buffet Menu Options The Classic Artisan cheese board Smoked salmon Beef tenderloin Roasted vegetables Herb roasted chicken Creamy goat cheese Fresh grapes, assorted nuts and stone fruits Served with gourmet crackers and flatbreads Capers, red onions, dill, lemon wedges, crème fraiche Crostini, creamy horseradish sauce and country mustard Balsamic glaze, broccolini, tricolored peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, portobello mushrooms, haricot vert and asparagus Plum dipping sauce Endive and pita French Revolution Country Duck Pate Dried cranberry, toasted nuts and micro greens. Gourmet crackers and crostini Petite Croque Monsieur Ham and Gruyere on a toasted croissant with Dijon mustard Assorted Marinated Olives Traditional Cassoulet French Brie Warm savory bean dish with white haricot beans and pork sausage Blueberry, candied pecans and toffee sauce. Gourmet crackers
3 Poached Asparagus Beef Bourguignon Light Champagne vinaigrette Slow cooked traditional French Beef stew. Crusty Country Bread Mediterranean Nights Poached salmon Polenta Puttanesca Antipasto platter Kalamata olives, fennel vinaigrette Capers, tomatoes and Parmesan Marinated olives, roasted garlic, anchovies, pepperoncini, artichoke hearts and cherry tomatoes, rosemary red potatoes Roasted pepper hummus Greek tzatziki dip with dill and cucumber. Served with toasted pita chips Greek orzo pasta Grilled chicken Sambuca shrimp and green onions Lemon basil white wine sauce *To add Rosemary Seared Baby Lamb Chops with Pesto Sauce (add: $3.00 per person) East Meets West Sesame Seared Tuna Ginger soy vinaigrette, wasabi chili mayo, sesame crisps Ancho-Rubbed Beef Flank Steak Green peppercorn cream sauce Southwestern Tequila chicken Roasted corn salsa Wok-fried green beans Asian soba noodles Mashed red potatoes Light cilantro vinaigrette Sesame, red peppers and cilantro Fresh chives and wasabi Southern Hospitality Louisiana style jambalaya Chicken sausage in a savory tomato rice Roasted pork tenderloin Mango barbeque glaze, sliced baguette White cheddar grits Mashed sweet potato Sautéed Shrimp, Stolichnya red pepper Vodka and bell peppers Red bliss potato, fresh chives and scallions Zucchini and yellow squash Southern style Bourbon grilled chicken breasts Creole tomato sauce
4 The Ultimate Black pepper Beef Tenderloin Gruyere potato gratin Sautéed Shrimp Artisan cheese board Horseradish Chantilly Chives Lemon-thyme Cognac sauce Grapes, assorted nuts and stone fruits, gourmet crackers and flatbreads Assorted Marinated Olives Roasted Vegetables Coconut Crusted Mahi Mahi Balsamic glaze, broccolini, tricolored peppers, zucchini, yellow squash, portobello mushrooms, haricot vert and asparagus Light herb Champagne sauce Truffled Wild Mushroom Risotto Parmiggiano Reggiano Petite Desserts Mini chocolate cake Tiramisu shots Key lime Tropical fruit skewers Bread Pudding Strawberry shortcake Carrot cake Mini sorbet scones Mini pumpkin pies Crème puffs [choose three] Dark chocolate cake, marinated raspberries, caramel sauce Coffee gelato, dulce de leche Mini Key lime tarts, whipped Chantilly Key lime yogurt dipping sauce Bite-sized bread pudding with pecans and caramel Top favorite! Mini cakes with Balsamic strawberries, whipped cream, white chocolate shavings Candied walnuts, orange zest and cream cheese frosting Assorted flavors of sorbet served in mini waffle cones Whipped cinnamon cream Crème puff lollipops Additional Options Culinary Demonstration $120 per demo (about 30 min.) Top favorite! Entertain your guests with a fun culinary demo just before dinner. Chef Gui will reveal some of his culinary secrets. Staff $20 an hour per server/chef/bartender, with a minimum of $140 per staff Our staff members are honest, discreet and qualified professionals who will help make your dinner party a success. (Bartenders also available). Live Station $prices vary Top favorite! Add a chef-attended live station (Crepes, Pasta, Carving, Sushi, etc.) to your cocktail party and don t miss a truly unique experience. We can offer a variety of additional stations to fit your theme and budget!
5 Wine/Bar Options Rentals Books Tell us what your budget is and we will pair the wine for you to compliment your menu selection. We are also fully licensed and insured to provide you with a professional full bar package. Please inquire for pricing. We can provide any rentals you may want for your dinner party. China, silverware, glasses, tables and chairs, linens, chocolate fountains, etc Party favor? Offer Chef Gui s book (The Chef s Repertoire) to your guests. $25 each, signed. Important information Please Read This! If your needs don't match the plan outlined above please call us and we will make every effort to accommodate you. Our company is self-sufficient and well organized; we bring everything we need including pots and pans, spices and knives, electric coolers, and of course the food. Most basic preparations are done in our state of the art commercial kitchen. Finishing touches and assembling is done right in your kitchen for maximum freshness, style and clean taste. Payment: A 50% deposit is required to reserve the date. Final payment is accepted on or before the day of the function. Guest count: A general count is needed 7 days prior to the event. A final count is required 3 days prior to the function. At minimum we will charge for the final count given or, if greater, the actual number of guests served. If your count should drop dramatically, the price per person may increase. Guest minimum: A minimum of 25 guests is required for cocktail parties. We offer a 10% discount for events with more than 100 guests, and a 20% discount for events over 200 guests. Gratuity: Gratuity is optional, at your discretion, and will not be added to the final bill. Gratuity for exceptional service is always appreciated, but never expected % is customary. Staff: Staff requirements are based on the number of guests attending the event and the style of the event. We will always work with you to find the appropriate "budget vs. comfort" balance. For buffet style events, may we strongly suggest a waiter for every 20 guests, and a chef for every 50 guests, in order to make your event even more enjoyable. Our staff members are honest, discreet and qualified professionals and always help make your special event a success. Pre-event on-site inspection with on of our event coordinators is usually necessary. Rentals: Rentals are based on individual event requirements, to create the perfect event and atmosphere. We provide full service rentals including linens, flatware, platters and dinnerware, tables, chairs, etc Liability: Our company is fully licensed and insured. Our staff is trained and careful. We will handle your furniture, equipment and items in your home with the utmost care. However, we cannot be responsible for damage to your property or equipment, which is used with your consent. Cancellation: All cancellations less than 72 hours are subject to a 10% cancellation fee. Hurricane cancellations are no exception. Oops: Sometimes, despite our rigorous protocol, we forget small items (knife, spoon, etc ) at your home. It rarely but sometimes happens that we take items belonging to you by mistake. In the unlikely event that this should occur, we will contact you at once and arrange delivery. Please do the same if you realize this before we do. Thank you.
6 Also: Please remember, all our food is made from scratch, using the freshest ingredients available. Chef Gui does NOT use any kind of processed food. Many of the products are organic. Also, every recipe is a creation and we always focus on refreshing taste, sound nutrition and sharp presentation. All menus can be customized to your tastes. Our goal is to concoct you the best culinary experience ever. We are very flexible and will be happy to discuss any kind of party ideas or themes you might have.