Cheat A Little Catering ~ 650.227.1125
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Our Menu

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We offer numerous menu item options which comprise a complete menu specific to your desires. Is there something that's a "must have" for you, but don't see it listed here? No problem! Just let us know! Our team of seasoned chefs can design a menu to suit any taste or preference.


Hors d'oeuvres
Salads
Soups
Entrées
Accompaniments
Delectable Desserts
Kids Menu



~ HORS D'OEUVRES ~

Baby Crab Cakes
Remoulade Sauce a la New Orleans

Slow Braised Beef Empanadas
Chunky Avocado Relish

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Crab & Tarragon Mayonnaise

Lobster & Capers Deviled Eggs

Stuffed Mushrooms
Bleu Cheese & Bacon

Ahi Tuna Tartar on Crostini
Spicy Ginger Vinaigrette

Smoked Salmon Marble Rye Toast Points
Dill Crème Fraiche

Applewood Bacon-wrapped Scallops
Smokey Chipotle Raspberry Glaze

Mini Beef Kabobs
Onion & Peppers, Red Port Wine Reduction

Asian Slaw & Sesame Chicken
Won Ton Cups

Cucumber Cups with Smoked Trout Mousse
Preserved Lemon & Fresh Dill

Crab & Papaya Rice Paper Rolls
Sweet Chili Sauce

Spanakopita
Sautéed Spinach, Feta Cheese & Pine Nuts in Flaky Phyllo

Dijon Mustard Tarragon Chicken Drummets

Capresse Skewers
Herbed Mozzarella Bocconcini, Tomato & Basil

Honey Sesame Glazed Cocktail Sausages

Roma Tomato & Kalamata Olive Bruschetta
Garlic - rubbed Crostini

Fruitty-Nutty Chicken Salad
Mini-Buttermilk Biscuits

Wild Mushroom Tarts
Caramelized Onions & Mascarpone Cheese

Chicken Satay
Chunky Peanut Dipping Sauce

Roasted Peppers, Goat Cheese & Mint Wraps

Tequila-Lime Marinated Chicken Skewers
Avocado Cream Drizzle

Mini Tostadas
Citrus Scallops & Bay Shrimp Ceviche


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~ SALADS ~


Raspberry-Dressed Spinach Salad
Baby Spinach, Mandarin Oranges, Dried Cranberries, Sweet Red Onion
& Toasted Walnuts
  Dressed with Raspberry Vinaigrette


Classic Caesar Salad
Hearts of Romaine with fresh-grated Parmesan Cheese & Seasoned Croutons
 Caesar Dressing


Chinese Chicken Salad

Napa & Red Cabbages, Grilled Chicken, Mandarin Oranges, Scallions
& Sesame Seeds
 Ginger-Sesame Oriental Dressing


Broccoli Slaw
Broccoli Florets with Applewood Smoked Bacon, California Raisins, Sweet
Baby Carrots, Toasted Sunflower Seeds & Creamy Slaw Dressing


Antipasto Salad
Sun-dried Tomatoes, Black Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Fresh Mozzarella & Thai Basil
Mayer Lemon & Extra Virgin Olive Oil


Warm Wild Rice Salad
Blend of Wild Rice, Dried Apricot, Currants, Golden Raisins & Toasted Almonds
Fresh Tarragon & Champagne Vinaigrette


Capressa Salad Pasta
Haas Avocado, Heirloom Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella & Corkscrew Pasta
Drizzled with Aged Balsamic Vinaigrette


Spicy Stir-fry Beef Salad
Marinated Beef Steak stir-fried with Mushrooms, Carrots & Bean Sprouts
Spicy Soy-Gingerroot Dressing with a Shredded Cabbage Blend


Warm Fusilli Pasta Salad
Fusilli Pasta, Roasted Spring Vegetables and Feta Cheese with Mustard Sauce

California Cobb Salad

Romaine & Butter Lettuces, Grilled Chicken Breast, Crisp Bacon, Hard-boiled Eggs,
Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Shaved Red Onion, Avocado & Bleu Cheese
Fresh Herb Dressing


Greek Salad

Vine Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Red Bell Peppers, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives,
Greek Feta Cheese, Fresh Oregano & Lemon-Chili Vinaigrette


Baby Spinach Salad

Baby Spinach, Roasted Peppers, Artichoke Hearts, Toasted Pine Nuts & Ricotta Salata
Citrus Vinaigrette


Asian Soba Noodle Salad
Buckwheat Soba Noodles, Scallions & Pickled Ginger
Soy-Ginger Dressing


Creamy Dill Potato Salad
Red Potatoes, Hard-boiled Eggs, Celery, Dill Pickles, Black Olives & Sweet Onions
Creamy Dill-Mayo Dressing


Pasta Waldorf
Bowtie Pasta, Celery, Red Delicious & Granny Smith Apples, Pecans & Raisins
Creamy Yogurt-Mayo Dressing


Turkey & Apricot Salad
Chunk Turkey Breast, Fresh Naval Oranges, Dried Apricots, Julienne Carrots
& Jicama Coconut-Orange Dressing ~ served on a bed of Bibb Lettuce


Dill Shrimp Salad
Fresh Cooked Shrimp, Cucumber, Avocado, Scallions & Water Chestnuts
Creamy Dill Dressing ~ served on a bed of Mixed Greens


Salad Nicoise
Grilled Ahi Tuna, Haricot Vert, Cherry Tomatoes, Hard-boiled Eggs, Baby Red Potatoes,
Marinated Olives & Capers
Light French Dijon Vinaigrette ~ served on a bed of Lettuces


Orzo & Sun-dried Tomato Salad; with Chicken option
Delicate Orzo Pasta, Julienne Zucchini, Sweet Bell Peppers, Sun-dried Tomatoes & Feta Cheese
Citrus Vinaigrette


Grilled Beef Salad
Marinated Steak with Roasted Garlic & tossed with Micro Greens, Arugula & Radicchio

Vegetable-Couscous
Warm Couscous, Garbanzo & Kidney Beans, Tomatoes, Green Onions & Fresh Lemon
Tossed & served over Sautéed Broccolini


Carrot-Raisin Salad
Julienne Carrots, Golden Raisins, Olive Oil, Dijon-style Mustard & Sherry Vinegar

Cilantro Caesar Salad with Carne Asada
Chopped Romaine Lettuce, Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese & Crisp
Tortilla Strips
Cilantro-Pesto Dressing ~ Topped with Grilled Carne Asada


Confetti Rice Salad

Long Grain White Rice, Yellow Summer Squash, Broccoli Florets, Easteregg
Radishes & Green Onions
Light Lemon-Dill Vinaigrette


Black-Eyed Peas
Black-eyed Peas, Celery, Sweet Red Peppers, Onions, Garlic & Fresh Herbs
Tossed in Oil & Vinegar and a splash of Sweet-Hot Chili Sauce


Cool Curry Pasta Salad
Shell Pasta with Curry, Cilantro & Lime, Fresh Mangos, Red Bell Peppers
Green Onions & Chopped Peanuts

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~ SOUPS ~

Old World Style Clam Chowder

Artichoke Chicken Florentine

Cream of Wild Mushroom

Butternut Squash & Ginger

Potato Leek

Maine Lobster Bisque

Vegan Tomato Minestrone

Hearty Beef & Vegetable Stew

Barley & Mushroom

Texas Chili

Split Pea & Ham

Vegetarian Curried Rice & Lentil

Italian Wedding

Seafood Gumbo

Vegan Cashew Carrot Ginger

Traditional Chicken Noodle

French Three-Onion

Broccoli Cheddar

Louisiana Red Beans, Rice & Sausage

Vegetarian Southwest Roasted Corn

Organic Tomato Bisque

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~ ENTRÉES ~

Grilled Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo
Wild Mushrooms, Broccoili Florets & Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Pan-Seared Duck Breast with Red Grapes Compote

Grilled Norwegian Salad
Lemon-Dill Beurre Blanc

Whole Roasted Chicken
Fresh Herbs, Spices & Garlic-Oil

Grilled Shrimp & Rosemary Skewers

Grilled 5-Spice Prime Rib
Au Jus & Creamy White Horseradish Sauce

Breast of Chicken, "Cordon Bleu"

Seared Maine Scallops
Smokey Chipotle Raspberry Drizzle

Oven-Roasted Cornish Hen
Marinade of Garlic, Rosemary, Lemon & Juniper Berries

Pan-Roasted Pork Chop
Applewood Smoked Bacon & Pan Jus

Chicken Picatta
Fresh Lemon, White Wine, Capers & Garlic

Moroccan Sea Bass Stew
Tri-color Peppers, Carrots & Scallions

"Surf & Turf" ~ Filet Mignon and Maine Lobster
Peppercorn-Brandy Sauce

Pan-Seared Poussin
Stuffed with Fresh Greens, Bacon & Ricotta Cheese

Grilled Alaskan Halibut
Wild-Mushroom Cream Sauce

Eggplant Ravioli
Maine Lobster & Tomato Basil Butter

Chicken Vesuvio
Chicken on the Bone, Sautéed in Garlic & Wine, Peas & Potatoes

Prosciutto-Wrapped Pork Tenderloin
California Raisin & Pine Nut Salsa

Seared Ahi Tuna
Caponata Relish

New Zealand Lamb Chops
Pomegranate Molasses Glaze

Baked Ziti Pasta
Ricotta-Mozzarella-Parmesan-Reggiano Cheeses
Slow Baked in Sun-dried Tomato Sauce

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~ ACCOMPANIMENTS ~

Roasted Butternut Squash
Toasted Walnuts

Classic Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Garlic & Shallots

Saffron Rice Pilaf

Slow-braised White Beans
Tomatoes, Garlic & Baby Arugula

Grilled Asparagus
Lemon, Olive Oil & Fresh Lemon-thyme

Eggplant Caponata

Candied Yams Mashed Potatoes
Sweetened Walnuts

Warm Wild Rice
Dried Apricot, Currants, Toasted Almonds & Tarragon

Baby Fingerling Potatoes
Carrots & Caramelized Onions

Zucchini Cakes
Fresh Herbs, Seasoned Breadcrumbs, Lightly-Fried

Smoked Black Beluga Lentils
Rainbow Chard

Confetti Couscous
Peas, Pimentos & Slivered Almonds

Butter Parsley Carrots

Chinese Long Beans & Tofu
Black Bean Garlic Sauce

Roasted Jalapeño Pepper Mashed Potatoes

Brussels Sprouts
Crumbled Bacon & Balsamic Glaze

Vegetable Medley
Zucchini, Sunburst Squash & Sun-dried Tomatoes

Sautéed Spinach
Pine Nuts & Shaved Parmesan Cheese

Haricot Verts Echalots
String Green Beans sautéed in Butter & Shallots

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~ DELECTABLE DESSERTS ~

Dark Chocolate Mousse

Berry Panna Cotta

Tiramisu

Pear & Cranberry Crisp

Apple & Cinnamon Crisp

Honey Nut Balls

Gourmet Cookie Platter

Fresh Fruit Salad

Fudge Chocolate Cake

Coconut Cake

New York Style Cheesecake

Coffee Streusel Cake

Gelato & Sorbet Selection

Chocolate Cream Pie

Fruit Tarts

Lemon Meringue Pie

Key Lime Pie

Chocolate Fountain with Dippers

Baked Pears & Toasted Almonds

Variety of Nut Tea Cakes

Chocolate-Espresso Bars

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~ KIDS MENU ~

Burger Station
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Beef / Turkey / Vegetarian Patties, Sesame Seed Buns, Iceberg Lettuce,
Tomatoes, Pickles, Slice Cheese, Ketchup, Mustard, Mayonnaise and Relish
French Fried Potatoes


Taco Station
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Mildly Seasoned Ground Beef / Chicken, Grated Cheddar Cheese, Black Olives,
Shredded Lettuce, Diced Tomatoes, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Taco Sauce and Mild Salsa
Crisp Corn Tortilla Shells & Soft Flour Tortillas

Pasta Station
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Bow-Tie Pasta, Spaghetti or Pasta Shells
Served with various sauce options
Marinara Sauce, Cream & Mushroom Sauce, Meat Sauce or Cheese Sauce
Garlic Bread

Chinese Station
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Egg Rolls, Pot Stickers, Fried Rice, Steamed Rice,
Sweet-N-Sour Pork & Chicken Chow Mein
Fortune Cookies

Finger Food Station
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Quesadillas ~ Cheese/Chicken & Cheese
Mini Corn Dogs ~ with Ketchup & Mustard for Dipping
Pizza ~ Personal Size, both Cheese and Pepperoni & Cheese
Chicken Tenders ~ with Ketchup, Ranch, Barbeque & Nacho Cheese Sauces for Dipping
Mini Burritos ~ Refried Beans and Monterrey Jack Cheese
French Fried Potatoes

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