Banquet Menus

TRAY PASSED HORS D'OEUVRES

Select 3-4 per person

Quail Egg, Caviar, Fried Shallot

Local Halibut Ceviche, Avocado, Taro Root, Chili

Tuna Tartar, Japanese Eggplant, Sweet Soy

Steak Tartare, Mustard, Cornichon, Crostini

Chilled Apricot & Beet Shooter, Espelette, Chives

Crispy Artichoke, Ratatouille, Balsamic

Kumumoto Oyster, Rhubarb Mignonette

Grilled Octopus, Shishito, Black Garlic

Mini Reuben, Gruyere & Sauerkraut

Lemongrass Chicken Skewer, Chili Sauce

Mango Glaze Shrimp, Pickled Chile, Cucumber

Arancini, Smoked Gouda, forbidden rice

Beef Crostini, Caramelized onion, Blue Cheese

Duck Breast, Polenta Cake, Spinach & Pomegranate Glaze

Miso & Pineapple Glazed Brisket, Asian Slaw

Jumbo Asparagus Tempura, Lemon Aioli

Mustard Glazed Pork Belly Skewer, Scallion

Marinated Melon, Crispy Prosciutto

Mini Falafel, Tzatziki, Mint

DISPLAYED HORS D'OEUVRES

Receptions are priced per person for 1 hour

Ventana Cheese Presentation

Chef's Selection of Regional and European Cheeses, Fresh and Dried Fruit Garnish, Seasoned Crackers and Specialty Breads

$16 per person

Vegetable Harvest

Raw & Grilled Seasonal Market Vegetables Ranch and Green Goddess Dip

$15 per person

Bruschetta Bar

Tomato with Mozzarella, Basil & Olive Oil Roasted Eggplant, with Grilled Artichoke & Lemon Caper Rosemary Shrimp with Piperade Fava Bean Mash with Short Rib & Mint

$18 per person

Mediterranean Station

House Made Hummus, Carrot Hummus and Caponata Marinated Artichokes, Mushrooms, Roasted Peppers and Olives Sliced Italian and Regional Cured Meats

Assorted Bread

$24 per person

Big Sur Taco Station

Homemade Tortillas, Carnitas, Marinated Chicken & Assorted Vegetables Guacamole, Sour Cream, Pico De Gallo, and Charred Tomato Salsa Cheddar and Jack Cheese, Jalapeno Peppers Shredded Cabbage, Lime, Cilantro Field Greens, Shaved Vegetables, Honey Sherry Vinaigrette Beet Salad, Goat Cheese, Arugula, Pear

$55 per person

PLATED DINNER SELECTIONS

Plated Dinners are $130 per person and Include: Appetizer, Soup or Salad, Freshly Baked Bread, Choice of Two Entrèes & Dessert Coffee and Tea Service

APPETIZERS

Yellowtail Tataki Cucumber, Dates

Quail Tempura Caponata, Frisee

Asparagus White & Green, Gribiche, Purple Mustard, Roasted Tomato

Summer Squash Tartine Goat Cheese, Basil Pesto, Romesco

Vichyssoise Lemon, Leeks

Chilled Gazpacho with Basil Oil

SALADS

Traditional Caesar Salad, Parmesan, Croutons and Creamy Garlic Dressing

Heirloom Tomato Salad, Fresh Mozzarella, Balsamic, Basil

Field Greens, Shaved Vegetables, Honey Sherry Vinaigrette

Local Butter Lettuce, Julienne Apple, Point Reyes Blue, Mustard Vinaigrette and Walnuts

Crisp Iceberg Wedge, Tomato, Candied Bacon, Pickled Pearl Onions, Buttermilk Ranch

Watermelon Salad, Ricotta Salada, Avocado, Cucumber, White Balsamic

Summer Beets, Orange Yogurt, Pistachio, Snap Peas

Kale Salad, Quinoa, Pecans, Cherry, Parmesan, Radish

ENTREES

Grilled Swordfish Lemon Couscous, English Peas

Grilled Salmon & Quinoa Corn, Romano Beans, Charred Scallion Vinaigrette

Roast Duck with Farro Peach, Turnips, Mustard Greens

Roast Chicken Breast, Herbed Barley Spring Onion, Lemon

Roast Pork Loin, Cheddar Grits Candied Garlic, Broccolini

Braised Short Rib, Orange Chile Glaze Creamy Polenta & Fin Herbs

Strip Steak Potato Puree, Pearl Onion, Trumpet Mushrooms

DESSERTS

Peanut Butter Chocolate Bar, Raspberry

Seasonal Fresh Fruit with Ginger Syrup

Stone Fruit Shortcake with Fresh Cream

House-Made Cookies & Brownies, Served Family Style

Vanilla Panna Cotta

Fresh Strawberry & Candied Pistachio

Cinnamon-Cherry Bread Pudding & Bourbon Caramel

Displayed Late Night Snacks

Select Three

$24 per person

Sliders

All Natural Angus Beef, House Pickled Onion, Jalapeno, Cucumber, Ventana Sauce, Brioche

House Made Mesquite BBQ Potato Chips

Blue Cheese Dip

Fried Chicken Sandwiches

Spicy Sesame Slaw, White Cheddar Cheese, Lemon Aioli, Baguette

Sesame Chicken Wings

Ginger Scallion Glaze

Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich

White Cheddar, Sourdough

Mini Reuben Sandwiches

Gruyere & Sauerkraut

DISPLAYED HORS D'OEUVRES

Receptions are priced per person for 1 hour

HOUSE BRANDS - $10.00 each

Skyy Vodka

Gordon's Gin

Bacardi Rum Captain

El Jimador Tequila

Evan Williams Bourbon Whiskey

The Old Grouse Scotch Whiskey

Torres 5 Year Brandy

PREMIUM BRANDS - $13.00 each

Absolut Vodka

Tanqueray Gin

Morgan Spiced Rum

Herradura Tequila

Four Roses Bourbon Whiskey

Crown Royal Canadian Whiskey

Torres 20 Year Brandy

SELECT BRANDS - $15.00 each

Grey Goose Vodka

Bombay Sapphire Gin

Zaya 12 Year Rum

Don Julio Tequila

Four Roses Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey

Glenlivet 12 Year Single Malt Scotch

Hennesey VSOP Cognac

SPECIALTY COCKTAILS - $15.00 each

We utilize only Select Brands and fresh ingredients for these creations.

Tasting Flights - $35.00 per person

Tequila

Patron Silver

Herradura Reposado

Don Julio Anejo

Whiskey

James Pepper '1776' Rye

Michter's Sour Mash

Four Rose's Small Batch

Single Malt Scotch

Laphroiag 10 Year Islay

Balvenie 'Doublewood' 12 Year

Glenfiddich 15 Year

BOTTLED BEER - $8.00 each

Firestone 'Double Barrel' Amber Ale

Hefe Weissbier, Weihenstephaner

Lost Coast 'Indica' India Pale Ale

Amstel Light

Firestone '805' Lager

Stella Artois

Anderson Valley 'Barney Flats' Oatmeal Stout

Firestone 'Pivo' Pilsner

Anchor Steam Porter

Anchor Steam

Lost Coast 'Great White'

MISCELLANEOUS BEVERAGES

Soft Drink - $3.00 each

Sparkling Water - $7.00 each

Still Water - $7.00 each

Juice - $3.00 each

NON-ALCHOLIC BEER - $8.00 each

Weissbier, Erdinger

St. Pauli Lager

There is a bartender fee of $250.00 per bar. The bartender fee includes bartender and bar set up. HOSTED BAR: Beverage prices are subject to a 20% service charge and current sales tax NO-HOST BAR: Prices provided upon request

Banquet Wine List

Champagne & Sparkling Wine

Brut, Piper-Heidsieck 'Cuvee Brut,' Reims, France - 85

Brut, Roederer Estate, Anderson Valley, Mendocino - 55

Brut, Scharffenberger, Anderson Valley, Mendocino - 45

Brut, Veuve Clicquot, Reims, France - 115

Brut Rose, Roederer Estate, Anderson Valley, Mendocino - 59

Prosecco Cuvèe Brut Rose, Bisol 'Jeio,' Valdobbiadene, Italy - 39

Prosecco, Bisol 'Jeio,' Valdobbiadene, Italy - 39

Sauvignon Blanc

Bernardus 'Monterey,' Monterey - 39

Cakebread, Rutherford, Napa Valley - 65

Cloudy Bay 'Marlborough,' New Zealand - 65

Edna Valley 'Paragon,' Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo - 36

Pascal Jolivet 'Sancerre,' Loire Valley, France - 57

Voss, Rutherford, Napa Valley - 36

Chardonnay

Chesebro, Arroyo Seco, Monterey - 39

Edna Valley 'Paragon,' Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo - 39

Jordan, Russian River Valley65

Kistler 'les Noisetiers,' Sonoma Coast - 125

McIntyre, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey - 60

Morgan 'Highland,' Santa Lucia Higlands, Monterey - 49

Sonoma - Cutrer 'Russian River Ranches,' Sonoma - 48

Talbott 'Sleepy Hollow Vineyards,' Santa Lucia Highlands - 75

Riesling

Claiborne and Churchill, Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo - 39

Rose

Bieler et Fils 'Cotes d'Air en Provence,' France - 36

Lucy by The Pisoni Family Winery, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey - 39

Pinot Noir

Chesebro, Arroyo Seco, Monterey - 39

Tolosa 'Estate,' Edna Valley, San Luis Obispo - 45

McIntyre, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey - 60

Morgan 'Twelve Clones,' Santa Lucia Highlands - 55

Talbott "Sleepy Hollow Vineyard," Santa Lucia Highlands - 75

Tudor, Santa Lucia Highlands, Monterey - 75

Syrah

Stolpman 'Estate,' Santa Ynez Valley - 45

Merlot

Sterling, Napa Valley - 39

J. Lohr 'Los Osos,' Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo - 39

Whitehall Lane, Napa Valley - 49

Malbec

Zolo, Mendoza, Argentina - 55

Zinfandel

Adelaida, 'Estate,' Paso Robles - 48

Ridge, Lytton Springs, Sonoma - 85

Cabernet Sauvignon & Blends

Heller Estate 'Cachagua Valley,' Carmel Valley, Monterey - 39

J. Lohr 'Seven Oaks,' Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo - 55

Jordan, Alexander Valley, Sonoma - 105

Merryvale 'Starmont,' Napa Valley - 49

Shafer 'One Point Five,' Stags Leap District, Napa Valley - 175

Sterling, Napa Valley - 49

Truchard, Napa Valley - 65

Treana, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo - 75 - (70% Cabernet, 30% Syrah)

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