What a weekend it was. Gourmet Caterers coped with the challenge of Passover as well. We did a Shabbos Dinner, a Saturday morning at Shull – kiddush lunch, and a magnificent dinner party event, and Sunday brunch, for a very special Barmitzvah Celebration.
Friday Night Dinner was Matzoh ball soup, Pomegranate honey roasted cornish hen, Lightly sauteed sweet potatoes with pears and cranberries, roasted asparagus with fresh herbs. Chocolate pecan slice with parev cream.
Kiddush Lunch for 200 guests – Matzoh crackers with cream cheese, smoked salmon, egg salad, tuna salad and shredded cheese. Mixed green salad with goat cheese, golden raisins and candied walnuts with a tangerine vinaigrette sauce. Blintz souffle served with apricot and raspberry coulis, mediterranean frittata with spinach and feta cheese. Enormous fresh fruit display, dense passover fudgy brownies, and maple praline cheesecake.
Dinner for 200 (see pictures ) Appetizer hour - Sushi Station- assortment of salmon, ahi and yellow tail and california rolls and others. Fresh fresh fruit station with vegetables and dips, cheese and passover crackers. We passed on cute appetizer plates with tiny forks grilled asparagus and goat cheese corn quesedillas, bite sized brie crepes with caramelized balsalmic apples and fresh thyme, and small spoons with mediterranean vegetable and goat cheese terrine.
Then to the main meal, we did stations. A Mediterranean station With passover mini crepe “bread”, with felaffel, hummus, tehina and turkish saladChicken kebobs with Walnut and Pomegranate juice ,Greek Salad with Feta and olives
Asian Station – Vegetable Asian Cashew Stir fry with water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, bean sprouts and peppers in teriyaki sauce. Teriyaki sweet and sour stir fry with strips of beef, broccoli, mushrooms and silvered almonds. Stir fried rice with bean sprouts, garlic and mushrooms, Asian slaw with miso dressing
Southwestern Station – Pollo de Vargas – grilled marinated chicken boneless breast with peach and green chile salsa, Ancho corn mashed potato, greilled marianted vegetables in chipoltle vinaigrette
Dessert Station White chocolate fountain, and regular chocolate fountain with ice-cream, fruit kebabs, passover cookies, marshmallows etc.