Wedding Menus

Wedding Menus

ZCater is Your Southern California Wedding Catering Expert. Whether you are planning an elaborate summer affair for 400 under a beautiful striped tent or an intimate celebration in your living room, every detail must reflect the importance of your wedding day. Allow ZCater to orchestrate Southern California Wedding Catering special affair that will exceed your imagination and leave your guests speechless.

From planning the menu to locating the venue, we are honored to help you plan your perfect event. Our professional staff and inspired kitchen crew will work in concert to deliver memorable bridal luncheons, showers, anniversary parties, engagement parties, post-wedding receptions and farewell brunches. The dedicated team at ZCater is intimately familiar with modern concerns for wedding etiquette and sensitive to individual styles. We have the experience to deliver and the commitment to strive for spectacular and flawless events.

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Cocktail Reception

Tray Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Selection of THREE

Cold

– Port Wine Caramelized Pear Slices & Herbed Goat Cheese
– Crostini Caprese Skewer with Plum Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil Pesto
– Stuffed Cherry Tomato with Goat Cheese, Fresh Herbs and Pine Nuts Wild Mushroom
– Risotto Cake
– Arugula Salad

Assorted Bruschetta (Select One)
1. Tomato & Basil
2. Grilled Bell Pepper, Bleu Cheese,
3. Mushroom & Feta Cheese

– Asparagus Spear draped with Smoked Salmon
– Smoked Salmon with Dill Cream on Toast Point
– Prosciutto & Melon Prosciutto and Arugula Crostini Chilled Shrimp
– Cocktail Sauce Lime & Garlic Prawn Skewer
– Snow Crab Salad in Cucumber Cup Tostaditas with Scallop and Crab Ceviche
– Peppered Ahi Tuna Skewer with Ponzu Sauce
– Seared Ahi Tuna Sashimi on Crispy Wonton, Wasabi Aioli

Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

Selection of THREE

Hot

– Asian Vegetable Potsticker with Soy-Ginger Dipping Sauce
– Brie and Walnut Quesadilla with Tropical Fruit Salsa
– Spanakopita – Spinach & Feta Cheese baked in Phyllo, Tomato-Oregano Relish
– Asparagus Tartlet with Lemon Hollandaise
– Spring Roll (Shrimp, Thai Chicken or Vegetable) with Sweet Chili Sauce
– Farinette – Chicken, Gorgonzola Cheese & Roasted Shallot Cake, Crème Fraîche
– Chicken Sauté with Peanut Dipping Sauce
– Smoked Chicken and Brie Quesadilla
– Shrimp Cilantro Pesto Quesadilla
– Seared Scallop wrapped in Bacon
– Dungeness Crab Cake with Citrus Aioli
– Grilled Lamb Sauté with Cucumber-Yogurt Dipping Sauce
– Grilled Rosemary Lamb Chop Lollipop with Fresh Mint Aioli
– Sweet and Sour Cocktail Meatballs
– Mini Wellington (Beef, Chicken or Vegetable)
– Rib-Eye Tacos with Onion Jam and Horseradish Crème Frâiche
– Beef Sauté with Hoisin Dipping Sauce
– Mushrooms stuffed with Beef Short Ribs, Burgundy Sauce

Stations

CHEF’S STATION

(Minimum 50 Guests)
Our Chef’s Station includes a selection of:
– Gourmet Cheeses, Sliced Smoked and Cured Meats, Pâté and Fresh Garden Crudités
Accompanied by…
– Gourmet Crackers, Sliced French Baguette Subject To Change

FRESH FRUIT AND CHEESE

Our fruit and cheese selection includes a cascade of…
– Whole and sliced fresh fruits, Candied Walnuts, Gourmet Domestic and Imported Cheeses
Accompanied by …
– Gourmet Crackers and sliced French Baguette

SKEWERS

– Mixed Vegetable, Chicken and Beef Skewers with Hoisin, Plum and Pinot
Served with…
– Dipping Sauces

MEDITERRANEAN

Our selection includes a display of…
– Baba Ghanoush, Tzatziki, Mediterranean Salad, Hummus, Red Pepper, Olive Tapenade
Accompanied by a variety of:
– Marinated Vegetables, Olives, and Toasted Pita Triangles

FRENCH FINESSE

Our selection includes a display of assorted:
– Pâtés, Terrines, Smoked Goose Magret, Smoked Dry Sausages, Cured Meats, Ham and French Table Aged, Soft-Ripening Goat and Blue Cheese
Accompanied by a variety of…
– Marinated Vegetables, Assorted Olives and sliced French Baguettes

CARVING

Our Carving Station includes a Selection of TWO of the Following…
– Roasted Tri Tip, Tender Beef Brisket, Roasted Leg of Lamb, Roasted Pork Loin, Roasted Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Ham
Accompanied by…
– Artisan Rolls, Au Jus, Mushroom Gravy, Dijon Mustard & Creamy Horseradish

CARVING STATION ENHANCEMENTS

Herb de Provence Prime Rib
New York
Spring Roasted Rack of Lamb
Filet Mignon

PASTA

(Minimum 50 Guests)
Please Select TWO of the following…
– Bowtie, Fusilli, Penne, Rigatoni, Spaghetti, Fettuccine
Please Select THREE Sauce Selections…
– Marinara, Beef or Turkey Bolognese, Alfredo, Pesto, alla Checca
Please Select ONE of the Following…
– Italian Meatballs, Italian Sausage, Grilled Chicken
– Served with freshly grated Aged Parmesan Cheese

Walk Away Martinis

Glass. Please Select ONE of the Following…
– Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Accompanied by the following toppings:
– Sautéed Mushrooms, Steamed Asparagus, Crumbled Blue Cheese
– Porcini Orzo served with your choice of Classic Marinara or Creamy Alfredo
Please Select ONE of the Following:
– Italian Sausage, Miniature Italian Meatballs, Roasted Diced Chicken Breast
– Served with Aged Parmesan Cheese, Garlic Green Beans
– Spanish Rice and Black Beans
Accompanied by the following toppings:
– Chipotle Chicken or Carne Asada, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Queso Fresco,
– Sour Cream, Corn Tortilla Chips Strips

First Course

Please select ONE of the following…

– Mixed Baby Greens, Herbed Goat Cheese,
– Dried Sour Cherries, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
– Mixed Baby Greens, Gorgonzola, Granny Smith Apples,
– Candied Pecans, Caramelized Onions, Champagne Vinaigrette
– Caprese Salad with Arugula, Fresh Basil, Roma Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella, Aged
– Balsamic Vinaigrette
– Classic Caesar with Crisp Romaine Lettuce tossed in our House Caesar Dressing
– With Garlic Croutons and Shaved Parmesan Cheese
– Stone Fruit Salad with Mixed Greens, Grilled Peaches, Shaved Fennel,
– Sherry Vinaigrette
– Mixed Baby Greens, Fresh Raspberries, Goat Cheese,
– Candied Walnuts, Raspberry Vinaigrette
– Belgium Endive, Watercress, Caramelized Walnuts, Asian Pear,
– Roquefort Cheese, Sherry Vinaigrette
– Iceberg Wedge, Smoked Applewood Bacon, Crumbled Bleu Cheese,
– Fresh Tomato, Red Onion, Country Ranch
– Romaine Lettuce, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Tomatoes,
– Cucumbers, Red Onion, Greek Vinaigrette Dressing
– Served with an Assortment of Artisan Rolls and Butter

Optional – Second Course

Please Select ONE from the Following…

– Cream of Asparagus Soup
– Cream of Wild Mushroom Soup
– Red Gazpacho with Poached Shrimp
– Lobster Bisque
– Wild Mushroom and Gruyere Tart with Fresh Herbs
– Butternut Ravioli, Fresh Sage, Hazelnut Cream Sauce
– Potato Crepe, Roasted Duck, Plum Sauce
– Salmon Carpaccio with Cream Frâiche, Lemon, Capers and Dill
– Potato Blini, Smoked Salmon, Vodka Crème Fraîche
– Miso-Marinated Poached Salmon, Cucumber –Daikon Relish
– Topless Sinku Ice Oysters with Sake Mignonette
– Frisée with Roasted Scallops and Pink Grapefruit
– Seared Scallops wrapped in Bacon with Basil Tomato Vinaigrette
– Fresh Maryland Soft-shell Crab with Mango Ginger Coulis and Tropical Salsa
– Mustard and Sesame crusted Ahi Tuna Sashimi with Wasabi Aioli
– Beef Carpaccio with Arugula and Aged Parmesan Cheese

Entrées

Please select ONE of the following…

– Herb Roasted Chicken Breast, Natural Au Jus
– Marinated Chicken Breast sautéed with Capers, Mushrooms and Chardonnay Sauce
– Pistachio Crusted Chicken Breast, Papaya Relish
– Spinach & Herb Goat Cheese stuffed Chicken Breast, Madeira Wine Reduction Sauce
– Prosciutto, Sun-dried Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella stuffed Chicken Breast
– Pan-seared Scallops with Parsnip Puree
– Jumbo Grilled Shrimp sautéed with a light Pesto Cream Sauce
– Baked Macadamia encrusted Mahi-Mahi with Mango Salsa
– Wild Mushroom encrusted Halibut, Mushroom Sauce
– Grilled Salmon Roulade with Pesto Sauce
– Roasted Tuscan Pork Tenderloin with Rosemary and Garlic Au Jus
– Osso Bucco – Veal Shank braised with Root Vegetables and Red Wine & Fresh Herbs
– Braised Lamb Shank with Root Vegetables, White Wine & Fresh Herbs
– Roasted Rack of Lamb with Balsamic Reduction Sauce
– Panko Crusted Rack of Lamb with Pomegranate-Petit Syrah Reduction
– Broiled New York Steak Medallions with Mushroom Bordelaise Sauce
– Grilled Filet Mignon with Sauce Béarnaise on Portobello Mushroom
– Pan Roasted Filet Mignon with Gorgonzola and Herb Butter

Vegetarian

– Stuffed Bell Peppers with Roasted Vegetables, Rice, Toasted Pine Nuts, Marinara Sauce
– Butter Nut Squash Ravioli, Fresh Sage, Brown Butter Sauce
– Eggplant Parmesan with Classic Marinara Sauce
– Ricotta Ravioli alla Pomodoro
– Potato Gnocchi with Portabella Mushroom Sauce
– Vegetable Skewers with Sweet Curry Marinade
– Stuffed Bell Pepper with Couscous, Roasted Vegetables and Seasoned Tomato Sauce
– Stir Fry Vegetables in Garlic Sauce
– Curried Red Lentil Stew with Vegetables

Entrée Accompaniments – Vegetables

Please select ONE of the following…

– Medley of Sautéed Vegetables with Lemon Butter
– Ginger Glazed Baby Carrots
– Sautéed Cremini Mushrooms and Shallots
– French Green Beans with Champagne Citrus Butter Sauce
– Green Beans with Walnut and Garlic Sauce
– Broiled Herbed-Parmesan Tomato Half
– Sautéed Spinach with Truffle Oil, Roasted Garlic
– Steamed Broccoli with Lemon-Dill Butter
– Broccoli Spears with Herbed Cheese Sauce
– Buttered Garlic Asparagus with Lemon Zest

Entrée Accompaniments – Starch

Please select ONE of the following…
– Baby White Potatoes with Tricolor Roasted Bell Peppers and Parmesan
– Garlic Whipped Potatoes
– Herb Roasted Baby Red Potatoes
– Potato Gratin with Celery Root and Leek
– Scalloped Potatoes with Aged White Cheddar
– Basmati Rice with Saffron and Barberries
– Wild Rice Pilaf
– Wild Mushroom Risotto
– Moroccan Couscous
– Orzo with Sun-dried Tomatoes and Parmesan
– Spaetzle with Herbs

Event Services & Information

At ZCater we  are dedicated to providing fresh, delicious, beautifully presented cuisine to you and your guests.

We are committed to exceeding all of your catering expectations.

Quality

ZCater has a reputation for unsurpassed quality and service. Our chefs use only the finest ingredients available. Your food is always made fresh to order! Part of that excellent service is always being available to you when you need us. You can reach us at (714) 434- 8001 with any questions or concerns.

Deposit & Payment

We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Company Checks and Cash. A minimum deposit of 50% of total event estimate is required upon booking. Balance is due the week before the event. Any events over $1000.00 paid by credit card will be charged 3% credit card fee.

Event Confirmation

Your order is NOT confirmed until you sign the event contract and send the required deposit for your event.

Gratuity

Gratuity for serving personnel is not included. Tips are considered proper and greatly appreciated by our serving staff. Please pay directly to the staff

Service Personnel

TBD based on event size, logistic, etc.

Rentals

We can provide Fresh Florals, Event Décor, Lounge Vignettes, Lighting, Entertainment and more. Rental prices are for use of equipment only. An additional charge will be added for delivery, set-up, breakdown and pick-up services. White china, silver-plated flatware, glassware, coffee cups, and saucers.

All Food And Beverage Is Subject to 20% Service Charge And Applicable Sales Tax.
All Events Subject to Labor Charges. Menu Selections Subject To Change