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IN-HOME DINNER PARTY CATERING 

Bring The Restaurant Experience Home

 

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Dinner Party Catering Appetizers

In-home dinner party catering services for Scottsdale, Paradise Valley, Phoenix and Surrounding Cities

 

From bachelorette dinner parties to golf trips, our in-home dinner parties deliver an interactive and memorable dining experience. We begin by getting to know you, your food preferences, vision and budget.

We’ll create a menu, featuring a fresh assortment of local and organic ingredients, with scratch cooking techniques. Upon menu approval, we’ll send a proposal for review. On your event day, we’ll arrive to your home bearing groceries and our portable pantry.

In-home, we’ll prepare, serve and cleanup your kitchen. Dinner party catering is available plated, family-style and buffet-style. Kale Personal Chef Services dinner parties, are the perfect way to enjoy a gourmet meal at home.

DINNER PARTY PRICING

Services Include:

Menu Development

Food + Labor

In-Home Food Preparation

Setting the Table

Printed Menu

Kitchen Cleanup

Dinner parties start at $75 per person (plus gratuity)

 

ADD-ON CATERING SERVICES

Below is a small sample of additional catering services we offer to complement our in-home dinner parties. 

Linens

Dinnerware

Barware

Event Staff

Bartenders

Wine + Beer Pairings

Signature Cocktails

Event Decor

Tables + Chairs 

and more!

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DINNER PARTY PORTFOLIO

SAMPLE MENUS

Below is a small sample of the type of menus we create.  Many of our menu items can be made gluten and dairy free. 

SOUTHWESTERN SAMPLE MENU

 

APPETIZER

 

SPLIT LOBSTER TAILS - signature appetizer

split lobster tails, garlic butter

 

SMOKY PRAWNS WITH LIME-CILANTRO SAUCE

smoky prawns, lime-cilantro sauce, micros

 

ENDIVE WITH BAKED TOMATO AND GOAT CHEESE

endive, baked tomatoes, herb goat cheese, balsamic glaze

 

STUFFED MUSHROOMS WITH CHICKEN SAUSAGE

mushrooms, sauteed chicken sausage with white wine and shallots, cotija



SALAD

 

BABY ARUGULA SALAD

baby arugula, black beans, roasted corn, tomatoes, avocado, cotija, pomegranate-lime vinaigrette

 

CEVICHE

shrimp, onions, avocado, tomatoes, lime juice, watercress

 

SOUTHWEST FARRO SALAD

farro, roasted sweet peppers, citrus, green onions, cilantro vinaigrette




MAIN COURSE

 

GRILLED FILET

local grass-fed filet mignon (8 oz), chef’s choice vegetable, sweet potato puree, micro greens

 

ESSENCE POACHED HALIBUT

essence butter poached halibut,  panzanella salad (toasted bread, red onions, pinto,  tomatoes), micro cilantro

 

BLACKENED CHICKEN

blackened chicken, creamy polenta, pistachio butter glazed carrots

 

CHILE RELLENOS

fire-roasted poblano stuffed with lentils,  tomatoes, queso, cumin-spiced black beans, spanish quinoa

 

DESSERT

 

CHOCOLATE AND CAJETA

flourless chocolate torte cake, vanilla bean, cajeta (caramel), toasted almonds

 

PISTACHIO-LIME MOUSSE

pistachio-lime mousse, spiced graham crumble, fresh berries

 

PORT WINE POACHED PEARS - signature dessert

port wine poached pears, vanilla bean ice cream, nut brittle

ITALIAN SAMPLE MENU

 

APPETIZER

 

SMOKED GOUDA AND CANTALOUPE

chilled cantaloupe with smoked gouda, pancetta crisp and arugula pesto

 

CHARCUTERIE

assortment of artisan cured meats, cheeses, spreads, gourmet nuts, crackers and pickled vegetables

 

MARINATED TOMATO CARPACCIO

local evoo marinated tomatoes with avocado mousse and micros

 

SALAD

 

CARAMELIZED PEACHES WITH BURRATA - SEASONAL

seasonal caramelized peaches with burrata, frisee and plum vinaigrette

 

BABY SPINACH SALAD

baby spinach with champagne infused berries, goat cheese crumbles, spiced pecans and honey-balsamic vinaigrette

 

KALE CAESAR SALAD

kale and romaine blend with herb-polenta croutons, aged parmesan and toasted pistachio-caesar dressing





MAIN COURSE

 

LEMON EVOO POACHED LOBSTER WITH FILET

lemon evoo poached lobster tail, local grass fed filet mignon (8oz), chef’s choice seasonal vegetable, whipped garlic potatoes, herb foam

 

SHRIMP SCAMPI

linguine with prawns, tomatoes and white wine sauce

 

SEARED HALIBUT

seared halibut (5 oz), roasted asparagus, toasted herb couscous, sundried tomato tapenade, micro greens

 

MAPLE-THYME PORK CHOP

seared pork chop with lemon-garlic sauteed spinach, creamy polenta topped with maple-thyme sauce

 

SPINACH AND ALMOND RISOTTO

baby spinach, toasted almonds, creamy risotto, evoo

 

DESSERT

 

CHOCOLATE AND ESPRESSO

chocolate cake, vanilla bean ice cream, espresso sauce, cookie crumbles

 

CHEESECAKE TRIO

seasonal flavored cheesecake trio

 

MIDNIGHT TRIFLE

chocolate cookie crumbles, chocolate ice cream, berry sauce, whipped cream, chocolate shavings

First Course

LEMON-DILL PRAWNS

marinated lemon-dill prawns with tomato-walnut pesto

FRESH HERB PLATTER

baked feta with fragrant evoo, cucumber, roasted tomato, scallion, radish, walnut, fresh herb medley and warm pita

SQUASH FRITTERS WITH ROSE PETALS

seasonal squash fritters with walnuts, rose petals, scallion and dill-yogurt sauce

GREEK SALAD

sweet pepper with red onion, kalamata, tomato, feta, cucumber, baby mixed greens and sun dried tomato vinaigrette



Second Course

LAMB CHOPS

grilled baby lamb chops with seasonal vegetable medley, chickpea puree and mint pesto

BAKED HALIBUT WITH WALNUT-DILL CRUST

tender baked halibut with a walnut-dill crust served with brown butter carrots and sweet potato puree

CHICKEN SHAWARMA

yogurt marinated chicken with grilled peppers, onion, zucchini tomatoes and garlic-dill rice

STUFFED CHARD

chard stuffed with lentils, tomatoes, fresh herbs, feta and served with roasted peppers and saffron rice



Third Course

CHOCOLATE TORTE CAKE WITH POMEGRANATE SAUCE

rich flourless chocolate torte cake with pomegranate-berry sauce, walnut-cookie crumble and fresh berries

 

CHOCOLATE-ROSE TRIFLE

layered dessert with chocolate cookie crumbles, rose mousse, berries, chocolate mousse and shaved chocolate

 

SEASONAL MINI CHEESECAKE

2017 Holiday Sample Menu

We’ve created our holiday menu featuring our most requested menu items, as well as signature dishes. This is a sample menu to give you an idea of menu items available. We highly recommend booking early to guarantee availability.

 

gf: gluten free  |  vt: vegetarian  |  vg: vegan

 

Proteins

SMOKED WHOLE TURKEY (SIGNATURE DISH) - gf

flavor rich, slow smoked free range turkey

 

ROASTED SALMON WITH CHIMICHURRI - gf

marinated wild-caught salmon filet with fresh chimichurri sauce

 

LOCAL GRASS FED BEEF TENDERLOIN WITH ROASTED GARLIC SAUCE - gf

local grass fed beef tenderloin with creamy roasted garlic sauce

 

WALNUT AND SAGE LENTIL LOAF WITH VEGETABLE VELOUTE - gf, vg

a hearty  blend of lentils, sage and toasted walnuts served with vegetable veloute

 

ESSENCE POACHED HALIBUT - gf

local evoo essenced poached halibut

 

GRILLED SPLIT LOBSTER TAILS WITH WHITE WINE SAUCE - gf

cold water split lobster tails served with a white wine sauce, fresh herbs and lemon



Sides

CORNBREAD DRESSING - vt

southern-style cornbread stuffing dressing

 

SMOKED GOUDA MAC AND CHEESE (SIGNATURE DISH) -gf

smoked gouda cheese blend, shells, breadcrumbs

 

MUSTARD GLAZED BRUSSEL SPROUTS -gf, vg

roasted brussel sprouts, mustard glaze

 

MASHED GARLIC POTATOES - gf, vt

homestyle mashed garlic potatoes with gravy

 

CANDIED SWEET POTATOES - gf, vt

candied sweet potatoes, graham cracker crumble

 

VEGAN MAC AND CHEESE - vg

vegan mornay sauce, shells, breadcrumbs

 

HARICOT VERTS - gf, vg

haricot verts, julienne onions, citrus, toasted sunflower seeds, citrus-ginger dressing

 

TOASTED QUINOA SALAD -gf, vg  

toasted quinoa, cranberries, granola, sweet peppers, pecans, fresh herbs

 

DINNER ROLLS WITH WHIPPED BUTTER

dinner roll variety, whipped organic butter

NEXT DAY BRUNCH

SWEET POTATO GRITS WITH BLACKENED SHRIMP AND SAUTEED GREENS

creamy sweet potato grits,  jumbo spiced rubbed shrimp, sauteed greens, chili oil

 

BLUE CORN PANCAKES WITH ROASTED JALAPENOS, CORN AND TOMATO SALSA

blue corn pancakes, pepperjack cheese, cilantro-lime creme fraiche, roasted jalapenos, corn and tomato salsa

 

ANTIOXIDANT SMOOTHIE BOWL BAR

banana-acai smoothie with your choice of:

fresh berries, shredded coconut, grain-free granola, dark chocolate chips, chia seeds, hemp seeds, ground flax, exotic berries

 

CHEF OMELETTE STATION

egg options: whipped eggs, egg whites, tofu scramble

fillings: sun dried tomatoes, spinach, mushrooms, onions, feta, cheddar, olives, sweet peppers, pepperjack, roasted jalapenos, cilantro, parsley, etc.

(this is a just a small sample of filling options)

 

FRESH JUICE BAR

fresh juices prepared by chef with seasonal fruits and vegetables

 

BLUEBERRY CHICKPEA WAFFLES

protein packed chickpea waffles with blueberries, toasted almonds, maple syrup

 

POTATOES O’BRIEN

your choice of sweet or white potatoes, sweet peppers, onions, house seasoning

 

FRESH PASTRIES

assortment of fresh baked pastries, fresh fruit compote



SEAFOOD BAR

roasted prawns, smoked trout and salmon

 

BLACK BEAN AND QUINOA CAKES

house made black beans and quinoa cakes

 

CHICKEN AND SPINACH SAUSAGE

ground chicken patties with spinach

(turkey can be substituted)

 

SEASONAL FRUIT SALAD

seasonal fruit salad, shredded coconut, mint

 

BEVERAGE BAR

orange juice, coffee, tea, pellegrino, spring water

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's included in dinner party services?

Our dinner party services include a complimentary chef consultation, menu development, food, labor, printed menus, onsite meal preparation and kitchen cleanup. 

 

Will I need a server for my event?

Our chefs will serve tableside offering you and your guests a unique experience.

 

Where is your food purchased from?

Our ingredients are sourced from local and organic farms, farmers markets, Whole Foods Market and other local grocery stores. We purchase organic ingredients whenever possible. 

What are your dinner party fees?

Dinner party pricing varies depending on the menu, number of courses, location and any special requests. A 20% gratuity will be charged.

 

What serving styles are available for dinner parties?

Plated, family-style and buffet.

 

Can I request a custom menu?

Yes, our menus can be customized to fit your food preferences, vision and dietary needs.

 

Do you offer dinners for two?

Yes, our services are available for romantic dinners for two.