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Appetizers Menu

 

Beginnings to your Dinner are served on our beautiful
White Display Platters

  • Napa Inspired Olives & Almonds with Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Orange Zest

  • Farmers Market Vegetable Crudité accompanied by Basil Ranch Dip &  Tahini Lemon Hummus

  • Chef’s Selections of Imported & Domestic Cheeses accompanied by Seasonal Grapes & Crackers

  • Antipasti Tray of Black Olive & Chick Peas, Gypsy Salami, Cornichons, Marinated Olives Accompanied by Freshly Baked French Baguette

  • Fresh Fruit Display of Berries, Pineapple, Melon, Mango & Seasonal Grapes Garnished with Elegant Orchids

Special hors d'oeuvres are served to your guests by Taste's professional service staff. Your choice of three

  • Ahi Tuna Jewels marinated in fresh Lime Ponzu; Nestled in Wontons, Topped with Micro Greens.

  • Barbecued Hawaiian Guava Meatballs; Served on Green Banana Leaves.

  • Puff Pastry Tarts Layered with Roasted Tomato, Basil Pesto, Caramelized Onions Topped with Fresh Feta Cheese.

  • Belgium Endive with Goat Cheese, Hazelnuts & Fresh Grapefruit Sections Topped with Micro Chives

  • Chicken Pot-stickers with Sesame Dipping Sauce Served in Bamboo Steamer Basket

  • Coconut Tiger Shrimp Skewers & Passion Fruit Dipping Jam

  • Petite Caprese Skewers of Mozzarella, Tomato, & Purple Opal Basil Touched with Extra Virgin Olive Oil.

 

 

Plated Dinners Menu

 

First Course Dinner Selections

  • Taste's Signature Spinach and Bibb Strawberry Salad ~ Spinach & Sliced Strawberries Tender, Bibb Lettuce with Feta Cheese & Slivered Toasted Almonds.Served with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

                                                  ~ OR ~

  • Taste's California Style Caesar Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes Pepitas, Grated Parmesan, Freshly Baked Croutons. Served with Taste's Made from Scratch Caesar Dressing

Your Main Entrée Selections

  • Mary’s Farm All Natural Chicken, Grilled with Tomato Basil Concosse Penne Pasta “Margarite” with Sun Dried Tomato, Basil, Feta, Capers & Roasted Roma Tomato & Asparagus finished with Maldon Sea Salt

  • Spiced Moroccan Salmon topped with Micro Dijon Atop Baby Kale & Braised Lentils, Garnished with Feta  & Chive Oil.

  • Two Rivers Ranch Grilled “Millionaire” Skirt Steak Atop Spinach Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions & Fried Shallots.

  • Double Entree of Salmon & Shrimp ~ Spiced Seared Salmon on Forbidden Wild Pilaf with Kung Pao Shrimp on Soba Noodle Stir Fry finished with Snow Peas Grilled Vegetable Stack

  • Double Entrée of Chicken & Steak ~ Classic Chicken Marsala with Mushrooms & Fresh Thyme Grilled Steak on Oven Roasted New Potatoes Tossed with Parmesan & Sun Dried Tomato, Roasted Roma Tomato & Roasted Asparagus, finished with Maldon Sea Salt

  • Double Island Flavors of Citrus Salmon & Tame Jerk Chicken ~ Both  entrees share an amazing Soy Mirin Buerre Blanc Sauc, Coconut Island Rice & Soba Noodle Stir Fry, Mango Pineapple Salsa.

 

All Entrees Include

  • Freshly Baked French Baguette  

  • Whipped Creamery Butter with Honey & Herbs De Provence 

Buffet Menus

 

Freshly prepared salads 

  • A Wonderful Salad of Baby Spinach & Sliced Strawberries,

       Tender, Bibb Lettuces, Feta Cheese & Toasted Almonds. Served

        with Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

  • A California Style Caesar Salad with Heirloom Tomatoes

  • With Fresh Baked Croutons, Pepitas, Grated Parmesan. & Made from Scratch Caesar Dressing

  • A Salad of Fresh Bibb Lettuce, Pear, Candied Walnuts & Dried Cranberries Served with Honey Mustard Vinaigrette Dressing

Delicious, Freshly Prepared Sides 

  • Our famous Penne Margarite pasta prepared with Basil, Feta cheese, Capers EVOO, Sun Dried and fresh diced Tomato

  • Basmati Rice & Braised Lentils in Savory Vegetable Stock

  • Thai Linguini with Coconut Milk and Fresh Cilantro

  • Wild Rice Pilaf prepared with Vegetable Stock & Fresh Herbs

  • Creamy Mac & Cheddar  

  • Classic Fettuccini Alfredo

  • Roasted New Potatoes with Sun Dried Tomato & Parmesan

  • Mashed New Potatoes with Fresh Spinach & Roasted Garlic

  • Tropical Island Rice with Pineapple Juice & Coconut Milk

  • Coconut Brown Rice with Fresh Orange Zest

  • Cous-Cous with Toasted Almonds, Dried Apricots, Mint

  • Green Beans with White Balsamic 

  • Grilled Vegetable Display

  • Fresh Roasted Vegetables  

  • Quinoa

 

Chicken Entrées

(We proudly serve Mary’s Farm All Natural Chicken)

  • Chicken Paillard with Tomato Basil Concosse

  • Chicken Parmesan

  • Classic Chicken Marsala

  • Chicken Picatta with Lemon, Butter & Capers

  • Artichoke Chicken   

  • Chicken with Soy Mirin Buerre Blanc

  • Tahini Chicken Skewers

  • Achiote Grilled Chicken with Fresh Pico De Gallo

  • Island Grilled Polynesian Chicken & Tropical Mango Salsa

 

Beef & Salmon Entrées

  • Skirt Steak in Zinfandel Demi-Glace & Caramelized Onions

  • Millionaire Skirt Steak

  • Argentine Skirt Steak with Chimichurri

  • Peppered Tri-Tip

  • Tender Marinated Beef Skewers

  • Salmon with Soy Mirin Buerre Blanc

  • Salmon with Honey Lime Vinaigrette~

  • Spiced Moroccan Salmon

  • Teriyaki Glazed Salmon

 

Buffets Include

  • Freshly Baked French Baguette  

  • Whipped Creamery Butter with Honey & Herbs De Provence 

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