Monthly Archives: December 2014

The Spot Gourmet: 2014 Christmas Menu

December 5, 2014

APPETIZERS

Traditional Cheese Puffs
$12 per dozen

Roasted Roma Tomatoes with Pesto and Chevre
$18 per dozen

Moroccan Spiced Shrimp with a Pomegranate Aioli
$24 per dozen

Blue Cheese Walnut Terrine with Crackers 
$8.00 (serves 4)

Baked Brie en Croute with Bread Dippers
$50.00 (serves 10)

Artichoke Dip with Bread Dippers
$18.00 per quart

Creamy Cheesy Crab Dip with Bread Dippers
$20.00 per quart

Beef Empanadas with Guacamole
$18.00 per dozen

Sausage or Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms
$18.00 per dozen

Chicken & Jalapeño Potsticker w/Roasted Paprika Sauce
$18.00 per dozen

Hot corn dip served with Tortilla Chips
$18.00 per quart

SOUPS

Butternut Squash Soup
$18.00 per quart

Tomato Provencal Soup
$18.00 per quart

Crab Bisque with Sherry
$21.00 per quart

Wild Mushroom, Apple and Fennel Soup
$18.00 per quart

Shrimp and Corn Chowder
$20.00 per quart

Celery Root Bisque
$18.00 per quart

SALAD ($3.95 per serving)

Mesclun Salad with Pears, Gorgonzola, Pomegranate Seeds, Candied Walnut, Persimmon, Pink Grapefruit, Red and Green Endive, Dried Cranberries and Chevre Tossed with a Champagne Vinaigrette

Apple and Endive Salad Tossed with Hydroponic Watercress, Citrus Segments, Dried Cranberries, Pomegranate Seeds, Candied Walnuts, and Citrus Champagne Vinaigrette

Mix Green Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans, Blue Cheese and a Balsamic Vinaigrette

ENTREES

Ancho Marinated Pork Loin with a Bourbon Ancho Sauce
$18.00 per pound

Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with a Port Wine Sauce
$150.00 (serves 8-10)

Beef Wellington Served with a Porcini Cream Sauce
$165.00 (serves 8-10)

Beef Bourguignon with Burgundy Mushrooms
$20.00 per quart

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast with a White Wine Sauce
$7.95 per piece

Maple Glazed Turkey Breast with Gravy
$12.95 per pound

Herb Crusted Turkey Breast with Gravy
$12.95 per pound

SIDES

Saffron Rice with Dried Cranberries, Dates & Apricots
$24 per 1/2 tin

Braised Fingerling with Mushrooms and Shallots
$28 per 1/2 tin

Fingerling Potatoes with a Warm Chevre Sauce
$32 per 1/2 tin

Wild Mushroom Risotto Cakes
$5.95 each

Creamy, Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes
$38 per 1/2 tin

Traditional Stuffing
$20 per 1/2 tin

Garlic Mashed Potatoes
$24 per 1/2 tin

Wild Rice Salad w/Dried Cranberries & Pecans in a Raspberry Dressing
$38 per 1/2 tin

Steamed Winter Vegetables with a Sage and Brown Butter Sauce
$3.50 per serving

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables
$3.95 per serving

Cognac Glazed Baby Carrots
$4.00 per serving

DESSERTS

Cheesecake with a Cognac Apple Topping. Served with Caramel
$40

Upside Down Cranberry Tart with Fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream
$24

Pumpkin Pie with Fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream
$16

Decorated Holiday Cookies
$1.50 each

Mini Chocolate Mousse Shots
$2.00 each

Whole Wheat Apple Butter Cake with Whipped Cream
$28

Gum Drop Bundt Cake w/ Brandied Crème Anglaise & Whipped Cream
$24

Individual Chocolate Whiskey Cakes with White Chocolate Whiskey Sauce
$5.95 each

COMPLETE MEALS (Serves 10)

Menu #1
$185 + tax

Mix Green Salad with Pomegranate Seeds, Dried Cranberries, Candied Pecans, Blue Cheese and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Maple Glazed Turkey Breast with Pan Roasted Gravy

Homemade Cranberry Chutney

Mashed Potatoes

Traditional Stuffing

Green beans

California Almonds with Fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream

Menu #2
$420 + tax

Hot Corn Dip Served with Tortilla Chips

Apple and Endive Salad Tossed with Hydroponic Watercress, Citrus Segments, Dried Cranberries, Pomegranate Seeds, Candied Walnuts, and a Citrus Champagne Vinaigrette

Roasted Beef Tenderloin Served with Cabernet Sauce and Horseradish

Lemon Artichoke Chicken Served with a White Wine Sauce

Braised fingerling with Mushrooms and Shallots

Holiday Saffron Rice

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables

Rolls with butter

Assorted Holiday Cookies

Individual Chocolate whiskey Cakes with a White Chocolate Whiskey Sauce

Menu #3
$200 + tax

Artichoke Dip with Bread Dippers

Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast Served with a White Wine Sauce

 Wild Mushroom Risotto Cakes

 Steamed Winter Vegetables with a Sage and Brown Butter Sauce

 Rolls with butter

Cheesecake with a Cognac Apple Topping and Served with Caramel

Please allow a minimum of 24 hours for pick up and delivery orders. Please call our Gourmet-to-Go 818.861.7335 to place your order or order online at www.thespotgourmet.com

Happy Holidays!!!

The Maxwell House: A Fall Wedding

December 3, 2014

PASSED APPETIZERS 

Bacon Wrapped Dates 
Stuffed with Chevre

Avocado Spring Rolls 
Served with Coriander Aioli

Chipotle Chicken Salad 
Served on a Plantain Chip with Mango Salsa

APPETIZER STATION

Hot Corn Dip and Guacamole
Served with Tortilla Chips

Pork Stuffed Plantains
Spiced with Lime Juice and Chipotle

CUBAN STATION

Cuban Spiced Shrimp Skewers 
Garnished with Chimichurri Sauce and a Smokey Red Pepper Sauce

Ropa de Viejo
Served with Sour Cream, Cilantro and Scallions

Fried Plantains

Basmati Rice with Petite Peas
Garnished with Cilantro and Scallions

DINNER

Traditional Caesar Salad
Served with Asiago Croutons and The Spot’s Caesar Dressing

The Spot’s Mac and Cheese
Served with Bacon Bits, Diced Tomatoes and Scallions

Lemon Balsamic Grilled Chicken
Served with a Fresh Tomato Coulis

Beef Sliders

Seasonal Grilled Vegetables

PASSED DESSERTS

Cupcakes

Strawberries with Passion Fruit Crème

Assorted Bar Cookies

Heart Shaped Chocolate Cookies Dipped in White Chocolate

Coffee and Tea