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Decor: Aegean blue skirting, bright white toppers, netting, sea shells, baskets.


Elaborate Display of Fruit, Vegetables and Cheeses
Including in season fruit, vegetables, cheeses,
vegetable dips, assorted crackers

Gyros Station
Slices of marinated beef and lamb, grilled and served
with thick pita pocket bread, sliced tomatoes, onions,
and tzatziki sauce (cucumber/yogurt sauce)

Shish Kebobs
Marinated beef, skewered and served with
soft Greek flat bread

Greek Chicken Medallions
Boneless chicken, seared in Greek herbs and served
with pita bread

Hors d'oeuvres:

Spanakopita Squares
Cheese and spinach in phyllo dough

Middle Eastern Meatballs

Shrimp, Black Olive and Feta Tartlets

Spicy Lamb Pinwheels

Mediterranean Chicken Salad on French Bread Rounds

Stuffed Grape Leaves


Decor: Bright red, orange, and green; Mediterranean decor items
including garlic braids, baskets, and wine bottles


Elaborate Display of Fruit, Vegetables, and Cheeses
Including in season fruit, vegetables, theme cheeses,
vegetable dips, assorted crackers

Mozzarella Sticks and Zucchini Wedges Station
Breaded in Italian seasoned bread crumbs,
fried and served with marinara dip

Steak Napoli
Thin sliced top sirloin, marinated in olive oil, red wine, garlic, oregano, and basil;
grilled and served with Italian bread rounds

Pasta Bar
Rotelli and Linguini with your choice of three Sauces (basil-marinara, pesto, Gorgonzola cream, primavera, or white clam sauces)
served with cold Tortellini and Parmesan/Peppercorn Dip, as well as grated Parmesan cheese

Italian Meatball or Sausage Sandwich Station
With fresh Italian rolls, peppers, onions and Parmesan cheese

Hors d'oeuvres:

Black Olive and Pesto Tartlets

Boneless Chicken Medallions in Italian Herbs

Italian Meatballs

Italian Sausage and Peppers

Foccacia Fingers with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Salami

Shrimp and Pesto Tartlets

Marinated Mozzarella

Frittata Squares

Decor: Island atmosphere with blue and green linens topped in white,
lush tropical flowers, shells, and palm leaves


Elaborate Display of Fruit, Vegetables, and Cheeses
Including vegetable dips, coconut fruit dip and crackers

Beef OR Chicken Sauté Station
Ginger & garlic marinated beef or chicken, grilled and served with rolls

Won Ton Station
Crispy filled won tons served with hot mustard and sweet 'n sour sauce

Bar-B-Qued Pork Station
Succulent pork in a Polynesian sweet 'n sour BBQ sauce
served with rolls and condiments

Vegetable Tempura Station
Fresh vegetables dipped in tempura batter, cooked on site
served with an Oriental dipping sauce

Hors d'oeuvres:

Teriyaki Chicken Medallions

Pearl Balls
pork and rice meatballs

Seafood Tartlets

Tropical Chicken Salad Tartlets

Shrimp Puffs with Cocktail Sauce

Oriental Egg Quiche with Tiny Shrimp and Vegetables

Decor: Vibrant colors, paper flowers, piñatas, baskets, sombreros, and serapes


Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Display
A bountiful cascading display of the freshest fruit and colorful vegetables

Grilled Carne Asada and Pollo Asada
Served with warm tortillas, salsa, cilantro, and onions

Chicken and Steak Fajitas
With peppers, tomatoes, and onions hand made flour tortillas, salsa, guacamole, and sour cream

Baked Seafood Relleños

Pollo Brazo
Chicken braised in herbs and spices, served with rolls

Tender seasoned pork with tortillas and condiments, fresh lime wedges, cilantro and salsa fresca

Hors d'oeuvres:

Taquitos with Cheese, Guacamole and Salsa

Chili Cheese Squares

Mini Shrimp Tostadas

Spicy Meat Empanadas

Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Papas Relleños

Crab Empanadas

Decor: Food tables skirted in marine blue, topped with surf white linens and netting,
decorated with weathered wood, shells, ocean creatures and lanterns.


Elaborate Display of Fruit, Vegetables, and Cheeses
Including in season fruit, vegetables, cheeses, vegetable dips and assorted crackers

Fish Taco Station
Battered white fish, shredded cabbage, tomatoes, tortillas, sauce and limes

Seafood Crepe Station
Prepared on site, with our rich seafood filling

Hors d'oeuvres:

Seafood Tartlets

Fish Puffs
with cocktail sauce

Salmon Mousse
filo cups

Crab Empanadas

Mini Bagels with Smoked Salmon Spread

Shrimp and Feta Tartlets

Mini Krab Cakes


Ice Tug Boat Display
Filled to the brim with peel 'n eat shrimp and crab claws
decorated with shells and planks, garnished with lemons, tartar sauce and cocktail sauce


Prices start at $13.00 per person and $4.00 per Hors d'Oeuvres item selected.

Menu prices based on disposable service

Prices are subject to taxes and service charge

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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Bill Kerig & Danielle Honea 03/02/18
Dear Top Hat:

You helped make our VIP/employee party a wonderful success. Your food was delicious and received many compliments. Also, your service was extremely professional … read more
Mary Pope 06/06/16
Dear Nicolas and Sara,

Thank you so very much for taking care of my Dad's memorial reception. You two are truly caring, professional individuals. Everything was perfect. … read more
Alan Benaroya 10/20/15
Dear Nicholas,
Where do I start? Everything about my dinner party Friday night was perfect! Thank you so much. Your staff arrived promptly at the arranged time, and they already … read more

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8053 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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