Sara J Catering

Party & Event Catering

Check out our

Chef’s Special Catering Menu

Click to download a printable Catering Menu

For more information or to set up a tasting appointment, please call (818) 347-6241.


PLEASING PLATTERS

 


Fresh Fruit

Colorful arrangement of cut fresh fruit

 

Morning Pastries

assortment of 7 pastries: butter croissant, chocolate croissant, cinnamon swirl danish, cheese plait danish, raspberry danish

 

Crudité Display

beautiful arrangement of assorted fresh vegetables served w/ guacamole & spinach dip

 

Curried Chicken Salad Tomato Bites

chicken breast salad seasoned w/ curry served in bite-size cherry tomatoes

 

Smoked Salmon

delicate slices of gravlax, dill flavored lox, & pastrami cured lox served atop black rye bread & accompanied w/ boiled eggs, sliced Bermuda onions & imported capers

 

Cold Poached Salmon

beautiful whole poached salmon served w/ cucumber dill sauce & fresh mango salsa

 

 

 

 

 


SALADS


House Salad

mixed green salad w/ artichoke hearts & hearts of palm served w/ mustard tarragon vinaigrette

 

Boston Lettuce Salad

grilled eggplant, red & yellow peppers served in boston lettuce cup & topped w/ garlic croutons & balsamic vinaigrette

 

Grilled Asparagus & Portabello Salad

layers of grilled asparagus & portabello mushrooms served w/ balsamic vinaigrette

 

Seared Ahi Salad

ahi tuna & enoki mushrooms on a bed of baby greens served w/ wasabi vinaigrette

 

Fresh Asparagus Salad

asparagus, cherry tomatoes, marinated mushrooms, belgian endive, radicchio & toasted pine nuts tossed w/ red wine vinaigrette


Greek Salad

fresh tomato, cucumber, onions, feta cheese & olives on a bed of romaine lettuce dressed w/ lemon juice & olive oil

 

Tuna Salad

tuna, hard-boiled egg, fresh onions, cherry tomatoes, corn, avocado & mushrooms on a bed of mixed baby greens tossed in a caesar dressing

 

Santa-Fe Salad

roasted bell peppers, fresh red onions & romaine lettuce tossed in our homemade santa fe dressing topped w/ sliced avocado, corn, tomato, black beans & crisp tortilla strips

 

 

 

 


Appetizer Stations

* = Available as Tray Passed Appetizers



CHINESE SELECTIONS

 

Kung Pao Chicken

boneless chunks of chicken sauteéd in a ginger-soy sauce served w/ rice noodles & topped w/ green onions & peanuts

 

Beef & Broccolini

tender steak slices marinated in hoisen sauce & stir fried w/ fresh broccolini

 

Vegetable Egg Rolls *

crispy fried vegetarian egg rolls served w/ a tangy plum sauce

 

Mandarin Dumplings *

chicken & cilantro filled dumplings pan fried to perfection & served in our homemade Szechwan sauce

 

Lo Mein

assorted chinese vegetables stir-fried w/ soft noodles

choices:  vegetarian, chicken or beef

 

Sweet & Sour Chicken

boneless chicken pieces stir fried w/ assorted bell peppers in a pineapple sauce

 

Fried Rice

rice stir fried w/ bok choy, mushrooms, bean sprouts, & peas

choice of:  vegetable, chicken or beef

 

Wontons *

chicken or beef filled dumplings fried & steamed to perfection then  served w/ plum sauce & hot chinese mustard

 

Chinese Chicken Salad

crispy iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, mandarin oranges, green onions, toasted almonds, sesame seeds, & crispy chinese noodles tossed in our delicious oriental dressing

 


 

JAPANESE DELIGHTS


Teriyaki Steak *

marinated tender skirt steak on a skewer w/ pineapple & teriyaki sauce

 

Chicken Teriyaki *

marinated chicken breast on a skewer w/ a pineapple & teriyaki sauce

 

Tempura Bar *

zucchini, mushrooms, broccoli, & Chinese long string beans fried in a light tempura batter & served w/ a spicy soy dipping sauce

 

Stir Fried Vegetables

broccolini, bak choy, string beans, mushrooms, bean sprouts, onions, bell peppers & carrots stir fried w/ white wine, garlic & sesame oil

 

Coconut Chicken Strips *

boneless chicken strips encrusted in panko bread crumbs & shredded coconut served w/ plum sauce

 


 

ARABIAN NIGHTS


Bastilla *

filo wrapped chicken, almonds,  raisins baked to flakey goodness,  sprinkled lightly w/ cinnamon & powdered sugar

 

Cigarillos  *

crispy little cigars of filo dough wrapped spicy beef

 

Shish Kabobs *

chicken, beef, lamb or chicken skewered w/ mushrooms, bell peppers, onion & tomatoes in a persian-style marinade

 

Stuffed Grape Leaves *

marinated grape leaves filled w/ seasoned rice, bread & fresh mint

 

Persian Rice

fluffy basmati rice prepared w/ saffron, fresh dill & cooked lima beans

 


 


 

LITTLE ITALY


Pasta Bar

angel hair, linguine, bowtie & penne pasta served prepared tableside w/choice of pesto, marinara & alfredo sauces

 

Eggplant Parmesan

layers of seasoned eggplant served w/ mushrooms & tangy marinara sauce

 

Bruschetta *

delicious blend of diced fresh roma tomatoes, fresh basil, garlic & olive oil served on slices of toasted baguette

 

Chicken Marsala

Grilled medallions of chicken breast sautéed w/ our marsala wine & mushroom sauce

 

Exotic Mushroom Bar

sautéed portabella, shitake & oyster mushrooms prepared tableside w/ wine, fresh cilantro, garlic & assorted spices

 

 

 

 


 

NEW YORK DELI


Franks En Crout *

cocktail franks baked in puff pastry served w/ ketchup & mustard

 

Jewish Rumaki *

cocktail franks wrapped in spicy pastrami

 

Stuffed Cabbage  *

miniature meat & rice filled cabbage leaves in our own sweet & sour sauce

Potato Pancakes  *

served w/ apple sauce & tofutti sour cream

 

Knishes (Bourekas)  *

puff pastry dough filled w/ your choice of flavors:

potato, pizza, cheese, olive & cheese, mushroom & onions, spinach

 

 


ENTREES

 

 

FILET OF CHICKEN BREAST

Served in one choice of the following presentations

 


Lemon Rosemary

prepared with lemon and seasoned with rosemary

 

Apricot Raisin & Almonds

prepared with sweet apricots, raisins and almonds

 

Apple Balsamic Reductions

served w/ sautéed mushrooms

 

Piccatta

filets of chicken lightly breaded in a lemon caper sauce & served w/ sautéed mushrooms

 

Marsala

prepared in a sweet marsala wine sauce w/ sautéed fresh button mushrooms

 

Milanese

butterflied chicken breast encrusted in seasoned bread crumbs served w/ light tomato sauce

 

 

 


STUFFED BONELESS CHICKEN BREAST

served in one choice of the following presentations

 


Spinach & Fettuccini

served in a marsala sauce

 

Wellington

en croute w/ sautéed mushrooms

Wild Rice & Apple

served w/  marsala sauce

 

Florentine

spinach & mushroom filling served w/ marsala sauce


 

 

BEEF

 

Beef Prime Rib

served w/ horseradish sauce & au jus

 

 

LAMB

Served w/ one choice of the following presentations

 


Rack of Lamb

roasted & served w/ minted port wine glaze, sautéed forest mushrooms, natural jus & rosemary


 


ENTREES

 


VEAL

served in one choice of the following presentations

 


Apple Balsamic Reduction Sauce

served w/ sautéed mushrooms

 

Traditional Peppercorn Sauce

served on garlic portobello mushroom

 

Milanese

encrusted in seasoned bread crumbs served w/ light tomato sauce

 

Veal Piccatta

filets of veal lightly breaded in a lemon caper sauce

 

Medallions of Veal

stuffed w/ spinach & porcini mushrooms in a marsala wine sauce

 

Mustard Seed Crusted

crusted served w/ mustard & rosemary sauce


 

FISH

Served w/ one choice of the following presentations

 


Filet of Salmon

served w/ a hot dill sauce on a bed of lemon, dill & wild mushroom risotto

 

Sesame Honey Glaze

served over ginger sautéed cabbage & topped w/ citrus salsa

 

Corn Husk Grilled

served w/ a tropical salsa & a chive sauce

 

Parchment Baked

served on a bed of julienne vegetables

 

Pan Seared Lake Superior Whitefish

served w/ roasted shallots on a potato crisp, topped w/ sautéed mushrooms

 

Chilean Sea Bass Filet

served on a bed of fire-roasted leeks w/ citrus basil sauce or cabernet sauce


 

 

 


 

SANDWICHES

sandwiches served on french baguette or multi-grain bâtard

 


Omelet Sandwich

egg omelet, mayo fresh tomato & cucumber

 

Halloumi Sandwich

grilled halloumi cheese, cream cheese, lettuce, fresh tomato, pickles

 

Salmon Sandwich

smoked salmon, cream cheese, fresh red onions, tomato, lettuce

 

Avocado Sandwich

avocado, red onions, feta cheese, lettuce, tomato, oregano & olive oil

 

Tuna Sandwich

house special tuna salad, hard-boiled egg, fresh tomato, lettuce onions

 

Grilled Veggie Sandwich

grilled eggplant, bell peppers, mushrooms, onions, goat cheese & pesto

 

Chicken Sandwich

chicken breast, cucumber, tomato, lettuce, hummus

 

Tunisian Sandwich

tuna, hard-boiled egg, potato, cucumber, tomato, spicy lemon, olives on spicy bread

 

Exotic Sandwich

chicken strips grilled to perfection, peppers, green onions, carrots drizzled w/ sweet chili sauce

 

Sabich Sandwich

grilled eggplant, potato, hard-boiled egg, grilled onions, hummus, tahini & pickles

 

Turkey Sandwich

sliced turkey, fresh tomatoes, cucumber, lettuce & mayo


 


 


 

 

KIDS MENU

 

Chicken Nuggets

Hamburger

Hot Dog

Teriyaki Skewers

BBQ Beef Sandwich

Crispy Chicken Sandwich

Fajitas

Falafel

 

 

Side Dishes

 

French Fries

Onion Rings

Penne Pasta w/ Marinara sauce

Corn on the Cob

Garlic Bread

Baked Beans

Mashed Potatoes

House Salad

Fruit





DESSERTS


 

Mini Cake Assortment

assortment of gourmet miniature cakes and desserts

 

Individual Cake Assortment

assortment of individual sized cakes and desserts

 

Mini Tart Assortment

assortment of mini tarts

 

French Macarons

almond macarons (minimum order 100)

 

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries

minimum order of 50

 

Brownie Bounty

Assortment of chocolate fudge brownie, cream cheese brownie, white chocolate blondie

 

Gourmet Cookies

 

Ice Cream Sundae Bar

flavors – vanilla, chocolate, strawberry cookies n’ cream & mint chip

toppings – nuts, sprinkles, syrup, whipped cream, etc.

 

Gourmet Cookies

 

Frozen Bananas




Sara J Pastries & Cakes
7307 Canoga Avenue, Canoga Park, CA 91303
Ph: (818) 347-6241  Fax:  (818) 347-4178
www.sarajpastry.com