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Top Hat Catering


Please select one salad, one entree, and a dessert if desired.
You may select more than one entree, however you will need to call us for correct pricing.






Our sit-down luncheons are served exclusively on china, 
and include stainless flatware and dining table linens 
in your choice of color. One glass stemware (wine or water) 
of your choice is also provided at no additional charge.

Entrees are served with fresh Grade A California Vegetable Medley, 
an assortment of warm rolls with Premium Dairy Butter, 
and your choice of two beverages: freshly brewed custom blend regular 
or decaf coffee, iced tea, Fruit Punch or
Pink Lemonade.

Ice water is served on request.



Marinated Garden Salad
Tender 'n Crisp Fresh Vegetable Assortment, Tossed with 
 a Delicate Herb Vinaigrette, Served on a Bed of Salad Greens.

Southwestern Jicama Salad
Thin Sticks of Crisp Jicama, Sweet Red Onion,
 and Cilantro Tossed in our Spiced Ranch Dressing
 and Served on Salad Greens.

Fresh Fruit With Creme Fraiche
As Assortment of In-Season Fruit, Served with a 
 Generous Dollop of Creme Fraiche or, if you prefer, Lowfat Yogurt.

Salad Panache
A Trio of Salad Greens, Cherry Tomatoes, and Crumbled
 Gorgonzola Cheese, Tossed with a Raspberry Vinaigrette
 Dressing and Sprinkled with Walnuts.

Caesar Salad
A Classic Caesar, Made with Crisp Romaine, Fresh
 Parmesan Cheese, and Garlic Croutons.

Top Hat Spinach Salad
Fresh Spinach, Cherry Tomatoes, and Thinly Sliced
 Red Onion, Tossed with our own Honey-Bacon Dressing.

Wild Salad Greens
Assorted Wild Salad Greens topped with Feta Cheese
 and Toasted Pecans. Served with Red Wine Vinaigrette.

Pacific Spinach Salad
Fresh Spinach, Pineapple, and Mandarin Orange
 Segments Tossed in an Oriental Sesame Dressing.

Shrimp Louie
A Petite Version of this Classic Salad. A Generous
 Serving of Bay Shrimp with Celery and Scallions, 
 Topped with our Zesty Louie Dressing.


Beef Bourguignon
Served in a crisp Vol-au-Vant Pastry, Choice Beef
 in a Rich Red Wine Sauce with Tiny Onions, Mushrooms,
 and Fresh Carrots. Served with our Wild Rice Pilaf.

Roast New York Strip
Tender New York Strip, Roasted to Perfection and Skillfully Carved. Served with Pearl Barley Pilaf,
 Pan Juices, and Horseradish Cream.

Veal Parmesan
One of our Italian Specialties, Tender Veal Lightly
 Breaded and Baked in our Own Marinara Sauce, Topped
 with Mozzarella Cheese. Fettucine Marinara accompanies
 this Classic.

Prime Rib of Beef
Perfectly Seasoned, Boneless Prime Rib carved to order.
 We include roasted Red Potatoes with Rosemary and
 Garlic, and our Horseradish Cream.

Filet Mignon
Another Specialty we grill on-site. A Generous, Thick Cut, 
 this Steak is Incredibly Tender. Included is a Baked Russet Potato 
 with Butter, Sour Cream, and Chives.

Tenderloin Steak Au Poivre
Choice Tenderloin Filet seared with crushed peppercorns
 and served with a Cognac Cream Sauce. Baby Red Potatoes
 accompany the filet.

Chateau Briand
Tender, Juicy Slices of Roast Tenderloin Garnished with
 Béarnaise Sauce. Served with our Stuffed Baked Potato.


Chicken Azteca
Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken marinated with Lemon,
 Garlic, and Cilantro; grilled and topped with Spicy
 Hollandaise. Served with Scallion Rice.

Mediterranean Chicken
A Spicy Sauté of Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts, Tomatoes,
 and Ripe Olives with Exotic Spices and Wine. Served over
 a bed of Pasta to Catch the Flavorful Juices.

Chicken Piccata
Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken sautéed in Lemon and
 Garlic Butter with Imported Capers. Pasta with our
 Marinara Sauce accompanies the entree.

Chicken Breast Béarnaise
Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken roasted with 
 Herbs de Provence and served on Béarnaise Sauce. 
 Served with Baby Red Potatoes with Parsley.

Chicken Marsala
Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken sautéed in Savory
 Marsala Wine with Mushrooms. This Italian Favorite
 is served with Pasta tossed in Fresh Herb Butter.

Chicken Californian
We top a Baked Boneless Chicken Breast with Sliced
 Smoked Ham, Fresh Avocado Slices, Monterey Jack Cheese,
 and a spoonful of Mild Green Chile Salsa. Served with
 our Wild Rice Pilaf.

Southwestern Chicken Breast
One of our Chef's Signature Entrees, A Boneless Skinless
 Chicken Breast Stuffed with Monterey Jack Cheese and
 Cilantro Lime Pesto, Topped with a Smoked Salsa Fresca. 
 Served with Sonoran Rice.

Chicken Palermo
Our Most Popular Chicken Entree, A Boneless Skinless
 Chicken Breast Stuffed with Mushrooms, Cheese, and Herbs;
 napped with Tomato Concasse. Served with Wild Rice Pilaf.


Beef & Sausage Lasagna
Classic Lasagna with Beef, Sausage, and Three Cheeses.
 Baked slowly with our Rich Marinara Sauce. Fettucine in
 a delicate Basil and Garlic Sauce is served with this favorite.

Old Town Combination
Flavorful Marinated Carne Asada, expertly grilled, and 
 served with a Cheese Enchilada, our Black Bean Rice,
 Warm Flour and Corn Tortillas, Cilantro, and Salsa.

Cajun Pork Loin
Roast Pork Loin with traditional Cajun seasoning and 
 Spicy Au Jus. The slices are served with Escalloped Apples
 and Black Beans garnished with Sour Cream.

Shrimp Scampi
Our version of this Classic Sauté, Large Shrimp with
 ample Garlic Butter. Served over Fettucine.

Salmon Filet
We Poach a flavorful Salmon Filet and top it with our
 Dill Cream Sauce. Steamed Red Potatoes with Parsley
 are included.

Grilled Marinated Halibut
A boneless filet of Halibut is marinated in Soy Sauce and
 Spices, then grilled to perfection. We serve this entree with
 our Scallion Rice.

Italian Style Chicken Cordon Bleu
A Boneless Skinless Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Proscuitto
 and Provolone Cheese, served with Fettucine and Marinara sauce.

Teriyaki Chicken with Shrimp
We glaze a Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast with Teriyaki Sauce and serve it with Scallion Rice topped by a skewer of Grilled Shrimp. Garnished with a tangy Pineapple wedge.


Salad Prices start at $3.00 per person
Beef Entrees start at $17.00 per person
Poultry Entrees start at $16.00 per person
Additional Entrees start at $15.00 per person

All prices subject to tax and gratuity.
Please call for current pricing. Once you have selected your style of service and menu, we will prepare a proposal for you with a complete cost estimate.

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Dear Nicolas and Sara,

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Dear Sara,

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