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Fall & Winter Holiday Menu

Main Entrees

All hot entrées below are served with your choice of two hot side dishes, a choice of one salad for a sit down meal, or split two for buffet-style. Includes a variety of fresh rolls and butter, or garlic bread. For Split Entrees add $3.00 per Serving to Highest Priced Item.

  • Deluxe Roasted Turkey Dinner - Whole Basted Turkey served sliced with white and dark meat. Comes with Cranberry Sauce and Pan Cider Gravy and Home Style Traditional Stuffing. $19.95
  • Baked Holiday Ham - Clove Infused Boneless Pit Ham, sliced and glazed with our Special Brown Sugar Sauce Topped with Grilled Pineapple. $17.95
  • Roasted Turkey & Holiday Ham Dinner - A Perfect Combination of Whole Basted Turkey sliced with white and dark meat. Served with Traditional Home Style Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and Pan Cider Gravy and a Clove Infused Boneless Pit Ham, sliced and glazed with our Special Brown Sugar Sauce Topped with Grilled Pineapple. $21.95
  • Aunt Sue’s Famous Beef Brisket - Marinated in Whole Cranberry Sauce with Sliced Onion then braised till “fork tender”. $24.95
  • Roasted Prime Rib with Horseradish Cream - Ten Ounce Boneless Prime Rib rubbed with Rosemary and Garlic, then smoked to perfection served with Au Jus and Horseradish Cream. $31.95
  • Boneless Short Ribs - Six Ounce portion of Braised, Fork Tender Beef simmered in Burgundy Wine & Fennel. $28.95
  • Bacon Wrapped Petit 8 oz Filet Mignon - Drizzled with Zinfandel and Black Pepper Tarragon Béarnaise Sauce. $36.95
  • New York Steak and Scampi Style Prawns - Grilled Stock Yard Angus Beef 6 oz New York Steak with four Large Tiger Prawns Sautéed Scampi Style in Cognac Butter and Garlic. $38.95
  • Grilled Thick Cut Pork Chops with a Jack Daniels and Maple Sauce Reduction - Double-Thick 8 ounce Pork Chop with Cinnamon-Apple Chutney. $25.95
  • Thyme & Lavender Scented Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Cranberry-Port Sauce - 8 oz Portions Seasoned, grilled and topped with this festive sauce. $24.95
  • Chicken Madeira - Roasted Chicken Breast with Pan Seared Madeira Sauce and Wild Mushrooms, Pearl Onions, Fresh Rosemary and Petit Carrots. $22.95
  • Pistachio Crusted Salmon - Served with Pink Peppercorn Butter Sauce, with Shallots and Julienne Apricots. $27.95
  • Herb Crusted Medallions of Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Demi Glacé - Beef Tenderloin Filet Rolled in Herbs and Dijon. Roasted and sliced in two 4 ounce portions per serving. $34.95
  • Chili Painted Portobello Mushroom - Filled with Confetti Polenta and wrapped in Puff Pastry with Chipotle Cream Sauce on the Side. $20.95
  • Grilled Eggplant Stack - Layered Grilled Eggplant, Spinach & Cheese Blend, Roasted Red Bell Peppers and Artichokes, topped with Marinara. $20.95
  • Potato Cake Stack with Roasted Beet Medallions (Vegan) - Golden Yukon Potato & Pesto cakes sautéed until golden with layers of caramelized onions, red and golden beets. Topped with crispy shallots and black current balsamic reduction. $20.95

NEW THIS HOLIDAY SEASON

  • New! Salmon with Cara Cara Orange - Fresh Thyme, and Sea Salt, Cara Cara Orange and Chive Butter Sauce. $27.95
  • New! Braised Lamb Shank - Braised and Simmered until Tender with Carrots, Onion and Tomato in Red Wine, Garlic, Rosemary & Thyme Sauce. $28.95
  • New! Chicken with Brussels Sprouts - Grilled Chicken Breast & Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with a Tangy Mustard Sauce That Pairs well with our Roasted Red Potatoes. $22.95
  • New! Spiced Pork Tenderloin - Rubbed with a Blend of Coriander, Pepper, Cinnamon & Nutmeg, Pan Seared, Thinly Sliced Topped with Sautéed Apples, Shallots & Thyme. $24.95
  • New! Black & Bleu Stuffed Steak - Beef Tenderloin stuffed with Gorgonzola Cheese, Blackberries and Spinach. Roasted to medium Rare then finished with Blackberry Port Reduction Sauce. $34.95

Hot & Cold Side Dishes

Complements to Main Entree

Soups

  • Pumpkin Soup
  • Leek & Potato Soup
  • Carrot, Honey & Ginger Soup
  • Wild Mushroom Soup
  • Spiced Winter Squash with Fennel

Potatoes, Stuffing, Rice & Pasta

  • New! Apple Fennel Stuffing
  • New! Rustic Roast Potatoes
  • New! Penne & Butternut Squash Pasta
  • New! Harvest Wild Rice Blend Stuffing
  • New! Farro & Butternut Squash Stuffing
  • Porcini Crusted Red Potatoes
  • Potato Latkes with Apple Sauce and Sour Cream
  • Garlic Mashed Yukon Potatoes with Chives
  • Mashed Potatoes with Creamy Home Style Turkey Gravy
  • Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes with Fresh Sweet Basil Oil
  • Red Mashed Potatoes with Fuji Apples & Thyme
  • Wild Mushroom & Grilled Onion Gratin Style Potatoes
  • Twice Baked Red Mashed Potatoes with Smoked Cheddar Au Gratin
  • Roasted Gold Yukon Potatoes with Fresh Garlic, Rosemary and Oregano
  • Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Ginger and Coriander
  • Sweet Potatoes sprinkled with Cinnamon and Marshmallows
  • Roasted Yams (skin on) Drizzled with Butter and Garlic
  • Chef's Cornbread and Andouille Sausage Stuffing with Tri-Color Peppers & Mushrooms
  • Traditional Home-style Stuffing
  • Wild Rice with Matchstick Carrots and Sliced Mushrooms
  • Basmati Rice Pilaf with Peas, Carrots and Fresh Parsley
  • Wild Rice with Roasted Butternut Squash & Toasted Hazel Nuts
  • White Rice with Mushrooms, Parsley and Parmesan Cheese
  • Pumpkin and Feta Cheese Risotto
  • Fusilli Pasta with Red Romesco Sauce and Pine Nuts
  • Fettuccini in Garlic and Parmesan Cream Sauce
  • Pesto Cream and Olive Oil Linguini with Toasted Pine Nuts
  • Penne Pasta Marinara
  • Penne Pasta with Virgin Olive Oil, Fresh Garlic, Roma Tomatoes and Sweet Basil

Vegetables

  • New! Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  • New! Braised Carrots & Fennel
  • New! Fresh Green Beans with Caramelized Onions & Walnuts with Truffle Oil
  • Petite Whole Peeled Carrots in a Cream Sherry Sauce
  • Fresh Green Beans with Bacon and Sautéed Mushrooms
  • Winter Vegetable Medley - Includes Local Farm Assortment, Sautéed in Olive Oil & Garlic with Lemon Pepper
  • Grilled Zucchini, Sautéed Mushrooms, Roma Tomatoes and Sweet Basil, in Garlic Olive Oil
  • Julienne Carrots, Long Green Beans and Button Mushrooms in Lemon Thyme Butter
  • Roasted Autumn Vegetable Assortment - Butternut Squash, Rutabagas, Beets, Parsnips with Shallots, Fresh Sage, Thyme and Oregano

Salads

Complements to Main Entree
Choice of One Full Salad or Split Two for Buffet-Style Event

  • New! Pomegranate, Orange & Avocado Side Salad - Mixes Salad Greens, Pomegranate Seeds, Oranges, Avocado & Crumbled Feta Cheese. Served with Citrus, Honey & White Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • New! Apple, Gouda & Farro Side Salad - Mixed Greens, Farro, thinly sliced Apples, Dried Cranberries, Chopped Walnuts and Gouda Cheese. Served with Apple Cider Vinaigrette
  • New! Roasted Pumpkin & Green Bean Quinoa Salad - Quinoa Salad with Roasted Pumpkin, green beans and red peppers in a Thai Style Peanut Sauce Dressing
  • Panzanella Salad with Spinach, Arugula, Kalamata Olives, Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Goat Cheese, Grilled Kalamata Bread Croutons and Crispy Panchetta tossed in a Cabernet Vinaigrette
  • Bobbie's Butter Lettuce and Romaine Salad with Jicama, Avocado, Cucumber, Water Chestnuts, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Shaved Parmesan Cheese, with a Fresh Tarragon and Garlic Vinaigrette
  • Christmas Salad with Red Leaf and Romaine, Red Onion, Yellow Bell Pepper, Toy Box Tomatoes and Avocado, Served with a Red Wine Vinaigrette
  • Harvest Salad of Red Leaf, Radicchio, Honey Glazed Walnuts, Dried Cranberries and Goat Cheese, Served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • California Salad of Boston and Iceberg Lettuce, Avocado, Red Onion, Button Mushrooms, Honey Glazed Walnuts and Crumbled Gorgonzola Cheese served with a Creamy White Wine Vinaigrette
  • House Salad with Mixed Greens, Carrots, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Mushrooms, Served with Bella Toscana Italian and Ranch Dressings
  • Checkers Specialty Caesar with Romaine Hearts, Smoked Salmon, Red Onion Rings, House Croutons, Crumbled Feta Cheese and the Chef's Caesar Dressing
  • Holiday Spinach Salad with Chopped Egg, Caramelized Pearl Onions, Sautéed Mushrooms and Crisp Pancetta served with Warm Bacon Dressing
  • Friseé of Baby Greens with Radicchio, Sliced Pears, Red Grapes, Bleu Cheese Crumbles and Honey Pecans, Served with a White Wine Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Ambrosia SalaId - Oranges, Apples, Walnuts, Bananas, Dried Plump Cherries and Pineapple, Served in a Lemon Marshmallow Crème Sauce
  • Country Greens with Granny Smith Apples, Plum Dried Cranberries, Ale Soaked Apricots, Bleu Cheese Crumble and Honey Glazed Walnuts served with a Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Greek Salad with Hearts of Romaine, Roma Tomato, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Cucumber served with a Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing
  • Rainbow Beet Salad with roasted red & yellow beets, with mandarin orange segments, jicama & Chevre cheese over mixed spring mix & romaine with a blood orange Vinaigrette

Desserts

  • Our Special Homemade Bread Pudding - Served with Warm Whiskey Vanilla Sauce. $4.95 per serving
  • Peppermint Brownie - Moist chocolate brownie studded with red & white peppermint candies for a chocolate mint sensation. $1.95 each
  • Gluten Free Brownie - Rich chocolate cake like brownie topped with chocolate pieces. $1.95 each
  • Cranberry Coconut Bar - Moist coconut and juicy cranberries make a delightful and refreshing bar. $1.95 each
  • Pumpkin Cobbler Bars - Shortbread crust, pecan pieces and a pumpkin pie filling with a brown sugar topping. $2.45 each
  • Pumpkin Spice Coffee Cake Squares - Pumpkin Spice cake is topped with vanilla sugar glaze. $2.25 each
  • Egg Nog Bar - Decadent Egg Nog cheesecake with a hint of rum on a shortbread crust. $2.45 each
  • Cheese Cake Lollipops - Cherry Pink Cashmere, Toffee Chocolate Crunch & Peanut Butter Dreams. $1.95 each
  • Chocolate Coconut Macaroon - Chewy, moist and sweet chocolate dipped in icing. $1.95 each
  • Cherry Pistachio Biscotti - A must have holiday Biscotti with a gentle splash of rum. $1.95 each
  • Mixed Holiday Sugar & Shortbread Cookies - An assortment of Stars, Trees, Bell, Snowman, Candy canes, Angels, Reindeer & Shortbread Boys & Sugar sprinkled and White Chocolate Dipped. $2.95 each
  • Holiday Mini Cupcakes - An assortment of Chocolate Ganache, Vanilla Bean, Orange Cranberry, Red Velvet and Chocolate Mint. 2.95 each
  • Fresh Fruit Tarts - Fresh Fruit on Custard in Pastry Tart. $3.25 each
  • Fancy Christmas Petit Fours - Assortment of Dark Chocolate Candy Canes & Poinsettia’s, White Choc Christmas Trees & Snowmen, Combo Chocolate Santa’s and Ornaments. $3.45 each

Petite Desserts

  • Mini Holiday Assortment - Pumpkin Cheesecake, White Chocolate Espresso, Key Lime Cranberry, Chocolate Ganache and Cranberry Apple tart. $3.75 each
  • Red Velvet Whoopie Pie - Bite sized Red Velvet Cake & Cream Cheese Filling. $2.95 each
  • Chocolate Whoopie Pie - Bite sized chewy Chocolate Treat filled with Chocolate Cream. $2.95 each
  • Chocolate Pots de Crème – For Staffed Events Only - Layers of Chocolate Truffle & Butter Scotch Cream Finished with a Dollop of Fresh Whipped Cream. $3.95 each
  • Orange Crème Brulee – For Staffed Events Only - Sinfully rich Crème Brule with Orange Essence and a Caramelized Sugar Crust in a Demitasse Cup with a Candied Orange Rind Garnish. $4.95 each
  • Mini Apple Crisps – For Staffed Events Only - Layers of cinnamon spiced apples topped with streusel and vanilla bean whip in a mason jar. $4.95 each

Whole Pies & Cheesecakes & Whole Tarts

  • Apple, Pumpkin or Sweet Potato - Served with Fresh Whip Cream. 8 slice = $28.95
  • Pumpkin Praline - Pumpkin spice cheesecake decorated with caramel pecan pieces, Heath Toffee candy and a dollop of whipped cream sits on a vanilla cookie crust. 16 slice = $69.95
  • Gingerbread Chocolate - All Chocolate cheesecake flavored with ginger spice on a gingersnap cookie crust. Decorated with chocolate ganache glaze and topped with chocolate gingerbread men. 14 slice = $59.95
  • White Peppermint Chocolate Cheesecake - White chocolate peppermint cheesecake with a chocolate crumb crust topped with white chocolate glaze. 16 slice = $59.95
  • Egg Nog - NY Cheesecake with fresh Egg Nog topped with whipped cream decoration and Nutmeg. 16 slice = $59.95
  • Apple Caramel Cheesecake - Rich Apple and cinnamon cheesecake on a graham cracker crust topped with caramel streusel. 16 slice = $79.95
  • Cranberry Apple Cheesecake - Combination of cranberries and apples swirled in a delicious cheesecake on graham cracker crust. 16 slice = $86.95
  • Bourbon Pecan Pie - Toasted pecan halves on a pecan filling with the smooth flavor of Jim Beam Bourbon. 14 Slice = $79.95
  • Flourless Chocolate Torte - Rich Chocolate Torte with Fresh Raspberries, Blackberries Drizzled with Grand Marnier Crème. 14 slice = $82.95

Refreshments

Cold Drinks

$2.95 per guest

  • Pomegranate and Cherry Sparkling Punch
  • Homemade Holiday Fruit Punch with Oranges and Lemons
  • Eggnog with Nutmeg and Whipped Cream

Hot Drinks

$2.95 per guest

  • Homemade Hot Apple Cider simmered with Cloves and Cinnamon Sticks
  • Homemade Hot Chocolate with a Peppermint Candy Cane and served with Whipped Cream
  • Fresh Brewed Coffee with Flavored Syrups and served with Freshly Whipped Cream

Assorted Canned and Bottled Cold Drinks

$2.95 per guest

  • An Assortment of Pepsi and Coke Products (Diet and Regular) on ice
  • Assorted Waters and Fruit Flavored Crystal Geysers on ice

Full Service Bar

We are proud to present a full bar service that includes:

  • Hosted Full Bar Service - Packages include Reserve, Top Shelf, Supreme and Premium, Imported Wine and Beer Bar; California Wine and Beer Bar; Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks; Picnic Service All bar services include a Bar, disposable cups and cocktail napkins, ice and service. Glassware is available at an additional charge. Pricing on all bars varies per event, time frame, and number of guests. Please call for current prices.
  • Special Selections and Upgrades - Espresso Service, Wine Tasting, Wine Pairings, Martini Bar, Non-Alcoholic Bar, Smoothie/Juice Service

Rentals

China

Several styles of china are available for rent. We have everything from gold rim to silver band, to square white plates and many more:

  • 10½” Dinner Plates
  • 9” Dinner Plates
  • 7½” Salad & Dessert Plates
  • 5½” Bread & Butter Plates

Flatware

Several Styles of silverware and stainless are available, from simple Chateau stainless to beautiful Gold, and Heavy Silver:

  • Dinner Knife
  • Dinner Fork
  • Salad Fork
  • Dessert Fork

Glassware

Several styles of glassware are available:

  • 8½ ounce Wine Glass
  • 108½ ounce Water Glass
  • 16 ounce Iced Tea Glass
  • Champagne Flute

Linen

  • Napkins
  • 120” Round Linen
  • 130” Round Linen
  • 6’ Table Drapes
  • 8’ Table Drape
  • 10’ Table Runners

Table & Chairs

A large assortment of tables from round, square, tall cocktail, and serpentine are available for rent, and range in price. We also offer a large variety of chairs from folding Samsonite to Padded Wood chairs to Chivari’s and more for rent. Please call for current prices. We suggest one-week minimum notice on rentals to guarantee availability. There is a minimum 48 hours cancellation notice required on all rentals or you will be charged the full price of the rental. Any changes (add-ons) to orders must be done within 48 hours of your event. Customers will be responsible for replacement cost of any lost or damaged items. We charge a 20% fee for rental management. (All rental equipment, such as tables and chairs, require set up by our staff and appropriate fees are charged.) Please call our Special Event Department for further information.