At Our Table

At California Table, we believe in the integrity of our ingredients, and every one of our dishes takes advantage of the impressive seasonal fare offered by local farmers, ranchers, fish purveyors and producers of other artisanal goods. Our menus are designed to complement and flow seamlessly from one course to the next, regardless of the size of your venue. It is our goal to provide you and your guests with a unique and fully customized dining experience.

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Customized Cocktail Parties
Wine Pairings
Passed or Stationary Appetizers
Buffet
Family Style
Plated/Coursed
Large Events
Weddings
Deliveries/drop off

Sample Menus:

Spring

Baby Shower Buffet

Selection of Tea Sandwiches

House Smoked Trout Salad
pickled jalapenos & cucumbers
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Egg Salad
capers, sorrel & roasted red pepper
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Herb Roasted Pork Loin
aioli, chili garlic broc rabe & aged provolone

Salads

Lemony Chickpea & Quinoa Salad
pickled red onions, baby spinach
smoked paprika dressing
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Chicory Salad
citrus, avocado, salt & pepper almonds

Other Nibbles

Beet and herbed goat cheese lollipops
Balsamic port reduction
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Five Spice Chicken Skewers
soy ginger dipping sauce
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Antipasti Platter
cured meats, cheeses, olives, pickled veggies, crackers & fresh baguette

Memorial Luncheon Buffet

Three Dips
smoky eggplant, cucumber yogurt, cilantro white bean
crispy pita & veggies
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Mixed Spring Lettuces
shaved radish, cucumbers & cherry tomatoes
lemon vinaigrette
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Cumin Glazed Baby Carrots
mint, jalapeno & feta
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Couscous Salad
chickpea, roasted mixed peppers & herbs
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Grilled Chicken Skewers
cilantro pistachio pesto
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Harissa Rubbed Grilled Prawns
grilled meyer lemons & mint
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Mini Flourless Chocolate Cakes
whipped cream & seasonal berries
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Poppy Seed Cake Squares
cream cheese frosting

Conservatory of Flower Wedding
~a taste of san francisco, passed and stationed heavy apps~

Passed Appetizers

Tuna Tartar
lemon oil, shallots & fin herbs

Seared Beef Filet
goat cheese, sauce harissa, petite arugula
crispy bread
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Grilled Bacon Wrapped Date
stuffed with jalapeno goat cheese
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Mini Truffled Mushroom Grilled Cheese
gruyere, mushroom duxelle & maldon salt

San Francisco Inspired Food Stations

The Mission

Spiced Beef Empanada
spiced beef, olives & hard boiled egg
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Mini Carnitas Tacos
crema, jalapeno pickled cabbage & cilantro
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Local Rock Cod Ceviche
tangy tomatillo sauce, avocado & house fried chips

North Beach

Antipasto Spread
assorted cured meats, olives, cheese, marinated & pickled veggies etc..
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Caprese Salad Bites
sungold cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella & basil
aged balsamic vinegar
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Pizza Bites
Sausage & Mushroom
Pesto & Summer squash
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Caesar Salad Hand Salad
little gem lettuce, garlicky lemon dressing
sourdough croutons & parmigiano reggiano

Chinatown

Vietnamese Summer Rolls
Prawns, herbs & Veggies
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Mini Steamed BBQ Pork Buns
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Pot stickers
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Spicy Sesame Noodle Salad
early spring veggies

Late Night

Pulled pork sliders & Buttery Popcorn

Sonoma Wine Country Wedding

Cocktail Hour

Tabled

Cowgirl Creamery Cheese & Local Salumi Spread
featuring, house made rustic pate & pork rillettes~
seasonal accompaniments

Passes Appetizers

Smashed Fava Beans Crostini
lemon oil & shaved sheep’s milk cheese
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Grilled Summer Squash & Goat Cheese Bites
shallots & mint
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Fresh Garden Pea Cakes
salmon roe & chive crème fraiche
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Fried Squash Blossoms
mozzarella & anchovies stuffed
calabrian chile relish

Sit Down Dinner

Acme Epi Baguettes, Organic Sonoma Butter
& maldon salt on tables

Plated salad

Cucumbers & Tomatoes Salad
Feta, olives & garlic croutons

Family Style Dinner

Seasonal Vegetable Platter
baby carrots, asparagus, radishes, peas etc.
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Baby Artichokes & Roasted New Potatoes
confit of garlic & herbs
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Lavender & Fennel Grilled Leg of Lamb
honey mint vinaigrette
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Sicilian Style Herb Rubbed Pork Loin
whole grain mustard jus

Summer

Birthday Cocktail Party

~Tabled~

Spicy, Sweet and Salty
nibbles

~Passed Appetizers~

Pulled Pork Sliders
house made smoky bbq sauce & slaw
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English Pea Cakes
poached albacore tuna, lemon oil & herb
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Burrata Bruschetta
stone fruit, basil & saba
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Crispy Mac & Cheese Bites
spicy pepper relish
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Roasted Eggplant & Quinoa Stuffed Grape Leaves
lemon yogurt sauce
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Mini Chicken Verde Tacos
crema, cilantro
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Gazpacho Shots

Afternoon Garden Party

Passed Appetizers

Lamb Meatballs
smoky tomato sauce
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Mini Truffled Mushroom Grilled Cheese
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Duck Confit on Crispy Rice Cakes
asian pear, cucumber & ginger salad

Plated Dinner

Wild Arugula & Frisee Salad
grilled peaches, almonds & goat cheese
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Farro & Heirloom Tomato salad
Buttermilk cumin dressing
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Sweet Corn, Padron Peppers & Marble Potatoes
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California White Seabass Baked in Fig leaves
Rustic mixed herb sauce

Summer Wedding

Passed Appetizers

Moorish Chicken Empanada
pine nuts & currants
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Mini Grilled Cheese
Manchego, medjool date puree & smoked sea salt
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Goat Cheese & Beet Lollipops
Balsamic port reduction
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Avocado, Mixed Radish & Herb Salad
garlic rubbed grilled levian

Dinner

Acme Bread and Butter on Each Table

Plated Salad

Frisse & Arugula Salad
stone fruit, hazelnuts, herbs & crème fraiche

Family Style Dinner

Roasted Wild King Salmon
meyer lemon relish
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Grilled Hanger Steak
chimichurri sauce
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Farro, Garden Peas, Cherry Tomatoes, & Spring Onions
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Summer Ratatouille
Sweet peppers, summer squash, eggplant
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Fresh Corn Polenta

Fall

Brunch

Scallion Scrambled Eggs & Gruyere Cheese
stuffed puff pastry
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Mini Apple Pancakes
cinnamon apple syrup and crème fraiche
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House-Made Chicken Apple Sausage
roasted apples
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Crème Brule French Toast
maple syrup
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Farmers Market Fruit Selection
fig, grapes, melon, citrus, etc..
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Quinoa & Chickpea Stuffed Early Girl Tomatoes
basil pesto

Company Dinner

Appetizers

Tabled

Antipasto Platter
local & imported cured meats & cheeses,
house pickled veggies, olives etc..

Passed

House Citrus Cured and Smoked Local King Salmon
cucumber, dill creme fraiche & house cured salmon roe
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Bacon Wrapped Dates
roasted jalapeno & goat cheese
pomegranate molasses
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Eggplant Caponata & Fresh Mozzarella
crispy polenta

Sit Down Dinner

Heirloom Tomato Salad
confit garlic croutons, cucumbers, ricotta salata
& purslane
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Balsamic Braised Beef Cheeks
orange gremolata
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Slow Cooked Monkfish
rich san marzano tomato broth
fennel & leeks, saffron aioli
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Swiss Chard Beggar Purses

Sides

Roasted Scallion Mashed Potatoes

Warm Farro
roasted summer squash & lightly pickled gold beets

Dessert

Individual Gravenstein Apple Upside Down Cake
house made cinnamon ice cream & salted caramel sauce

East Bay Hills Backyard Wedding For 150

PASSED APPETIZERS

Middle Eastern Spiced Mini Lamb Hand Pies
cilantro mint yogurt sauce
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Burrata & Stone Fruit Slaw
crispy bread & saba
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Local Albacore Tuna, Avocado & Finger Lime Crudo
house made corn chip

Buffet Dinner

Salad

Little Gem Salad
shaved seasonal vegetables
Avocado Green Goddess Dressing

Entrees

Herb & Citrus Roast Chicken
citrus glaze
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Grilled Hanger Steak
Bordelaise sauce

Sides
Cheesy Baked Mac & Cheese
sharp cheddar, confit garlic & crispy bread crumbs

Farmers Market Vegetable Selection
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Scallion Mashed Potatoes

Desserts

Molten Chocolate Cake
creme anglaise

Winter

Office Dinner Party

Passed Appetizers

Mini Truffled Mushroom Grilled Cheese
gruyere & mushroom duxelle
sourdough
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Argentine Style Empanadas
spiced ground beef, hard boiled eggs & olive
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Tuna Tartar
lemon oil, pickled shallots & herbs
endive spear

Dinner

Moroccan Style Vegetable Tagine
spiced tomato sauce
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Herb Rubbed Slow Roasted Pork
white wine herb sauce
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Arugula & Frisee Salad
goat cheese, pears & pecans
dried fig vinaigrette
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Porcini Mushroom & Fontina Polenta
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Roasted Cauliflower
parsley, capers, garlic & olives

Desserts

Warm Pecan Bread Pudding
bourbon caramel sauce

School Event for 250 – Breakfast & Lunch

Breakfast

Assorted locally made Pastries
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Seasonal Fruit
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Spinach, Gruyere & Leek Strata

Lunch

Arugula Salad
avocado, citrus, almonds & ricotta salata
sherry shallot vinaigrette
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Scallion Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
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Lemon & Garlic Broccoli di Ciccio
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Spice Rubbed Pork loin roast
roasted onions & apple cider whole grain mustard sauce

Dessert

Mini Cornmeal Apple Upside down Cake
cinnamon whipped cream

Wedding at Dog Patch Wine Works

Passed Appetizers

Day Boat Scallop Ceviche
winter citrus, cilantro, jalapeno
house made chip
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Moorish Chicken Empanada
pine nuts, currants & smoked paprika
romesco sauce
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Duck Confit on Sweet Potato Chips
cranberry quince mostarda
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Avocado, Mixed Radish & Herb Salad
garlic rubbed grilled acme levian

Cheese & Meat Display
Featuring locally made, imported cured meat, cheese and house made salumi, pate
seasonal accompaniments, assorted crackers, sliced walnut bread and baguette

Seated Dinner

Acme Bread and Butter on Each Table

Plated Salad

Escarole Salad
mixed citrus, avocado & bread crumbs
champagne citrus vinaigrette

Plated Entrees

Romaine Wrapped Black Cod
white wine & sweet butter fumet / agro dolce peppers / grilled bread
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Balsamic Braised Boneless Short Ribs
Soft polenta
orange gremolata

Family Style Sides

Olive Oil Roasted Brussel Sprouts
lemon zest & pickled shallots
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Yukon Gold, Butternut Squash & Caramelized Onion Gratin

Dessert:

Chocolate Truffles

Mini Berry Pies
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Mini Butterscotch Pot de Crème
soft whipped cream