Plated Dinner Reception

In-Person Venice, Venice


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Available for purchase
Intimate (2-4 Guests)
mediterranean, asian, north american
Food First Events & Catering Co. is one of Los Angeles premier catering companies. We would love to host your dinner reception! Please contact our dedicated staff to help finalize your decisions and go over any addition questions!

Menu detail

Small Plate
FIRST COURSE (select one) Tender Greens | goat cheese, roasted strawberry, lemon crème fraiche & balsamic reduction Little Gem Wedge Salad | iceberg lettuce, marinated cherry tomatoes, bacon, blue cheese, balsamic Kale Caesar | shaved fennel, radish, ricotta salata, crouton, lemon vinaigrette Bouquet of Red Oak Lettuce | boston lettuce, watercress, camembert, d’anjou pear, sherry Chopped Salad | salami, chickpeas, tomatos, black olive, pepperoncini, provolone Mesclun Greens | watermelon radish, warren pear, balsamic vinaigrette, candied pecans Asian Spinach Salad | cabbage, mango, avocado, picked carrots & daikon, almonds, cucumbers Butter lettuce | grape tomato, bacon, fuji apples, housemade crouton, green goddess dressing Bloomsdale Spinach | faro, heirloom cherry tomato, pickled pearl onion, feta & mint Shaved Brussels Sprouts | frisee, medjool dates, smoked almonds, manchego, honey Santa Barbera Prawn Salad| raddichio, green goddess, avocado, medium cooked egg Yellow Wax Beans | haricot vert , almonds, grilled grapes, calabrian chili vinaigrette Classic Cobb Salad | chicken, egg, bacon, blue cheese, heirloom cherry tomato, avocado Spring Pea Salad | baby potatoes, spring onion, radish, mustard-herb vinaigrette Southern Pickled Shrimp Toast | peach conserva, charred scallion aioli, crispy chicken skin
Plated Dinner Menu (select from each category)
ENTRÉE COURSE (select up to 2 choices) Mary’s Organic Bricked Chicken | sweet corn pudding, giardinera & grilled lemon Herb Marinated Roasted Chicken | wild mushrooms risotto cake, fingerling potatoes & natural chicken jus Truffle Stuffed Porchetta | anson mills polenta, cippolini onions, sage-truffle jus Pork Short Ribs ‘Osso Bucco’ | anson mills polenta, bloomsdale spinach Wild Boar Bolognese | parpardelle, pecorino romano, hand torn basil Slow Roasted Pork | cubano black beans, plantain-quinoa, charred scallions, mojo verde Braised Beef Short Ribs | red bliss potato puree, figs, cippolini onion, natural jus Porcini Crusted Filet of Beef | celery root gratin, king trumpet mushroom, red wine sauce Creekstone Farms Skirt Steak | gochujang romesco, marinated cucumber, charred scallion Pistachio Crusted Roasted Rack of Lamb | with butter braised asparagus, fresh peas & mint pesto Paella | scallop, clams, mussels, calamari, braised chicken, peas, roasted peppers & saffron aioli Barramundi | romsesco sauce, gigante beans, chorizo, fennel, smoked paprika Cedar Plank Salmon | hominy cakes, avocado, citrus-ancho butter Jumbo Shrimp | meyer lemon risotto, charred arugula pesto Roasted Branzino | leeks, charred corn, pardron pepper, lemon tahini Fregola Sarda | san marzano tomatoes, prawns, little neck clams, mussels & calabrian chili Marinated Roasted Arctic Char | fennel soubise & grapefruit vinaigrette Herb Crusted Tuna | anson mills polenta, tomato compote, artichoke, caper-lemon aigre dolce VEGETARIAN (entree options) Tandori half Roasted Cauliflower | coriander sauce, tamarind sauce, apricot-almond basmati Hen of the Woods Campanile | cultured butter, parmesan & parsley pesto Mushroom Risotto | hand harvested mushrooms, braised pearl onions, parmesan mascarpone Hand-rolled Gnocchi | asparagus, pepperonata, arugula pesto, midnight moon cheese Parmigiano Reggiano Risotto | sunflower seeds, ‘pinot’ braised pearl onions Sweet Corn Agnolotti | brown butter, mushrooms, english peas, pearl onions, toasted walnuts Parmesan Polenta Cake | farmers market vegetables, yellow bell pepper sauce
Plated Dessert (select one)
Espresso & Chocolate Pot De Crème | vanilla-bourbon cream Vanilla Panna Cotta | seasonal fruit conserva, rosemary crumble Strawberry Shortcake | rum soaked strawberries, vanilla chantilly, crème anglaise Butterscotch Budino | salted caramel, olive oil cookie Coconut Tres Leches | lemongrass cream, peanut powder, mint & basil Coffee Stuffed Donuts | house-made donuts infused with coffee cream Marzipan Tort | salted caramel ice cream, candied almonds Profiteroles | vanilla, chocolate & pistachio Sticky Toffee Pudding | medjool dates, toasted walnuts Pecan Tart | caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream Banana Tart | coconut merengue, meyer rum caramel Matcha Green Tea Cake | pistachio ice cream Malted Ice Cream Bar | praline cookie, chocolate covered almonds, white & dark chocolate Valrhona Brownie Sundae | ”the works” with a cherry on top Apple Tart Tatin | bourbon-vanilla ice cream Butter Cake | caramelized bananas, hazelnut crunch, brown butter ice cream Seasonal Fruit Plate | honey yogurt, chocolate ganache, whipped cream


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Plated Dinner Reception

In-Person Venice, Venice
(Exact Address will be shared upon purchase.)