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 Entrees: Category determines menu price

Category I

*Veal Parmesan - Expertly Seasoned Veal with Rich Marinara Sauce and Mozzarella

Cajun Roast Pork Loin - Carved to Order, With Spiced Au Jus

Roast Rosemary Leg of Lamb – Boneless Lamb studded with garlic and herbs
Carved onsite with Zinfandel Au Jus and Mint Jelly

*Island Mahi Mahi – Served with Lemon Caper Butter or Mango Salsa

Seafood Canneloni – Krab and Bay Shrimp with choice of Zesty Tomato Marinara
or Basil Cream Sauce

Alaskan Salmon and Pasta Chardonnay – a delightful Melange of Fresh Salmon and and Fussili Pasta – Scallions and Chardonnay Sauce

*Alaskan Salmon – mild Filets topped with Mango Salsa or Lemon Caper Sauce

New York Strip – Slow roasted. Served with port Balsam Sauce

Roast Prime Rib of Beef – A Six-Ounce Cut of Juicy Prime Rib, Carved to Order,
with Au Jus and Horseradish Cream

Chicken Palermo – Boneless, Skinless Breast Stuffed with Cheese, Mushroom Duxelles, and
Herbs, napped with Tomato Concasse

Chicken Cordon Bleu – Boneless, Skinless Breast Stuffed with Smoked Ham and Swiss Cheese

Chicken Breast Parmesan – Seasoned Boneless, Skinless Breast with Rich Marinara
and Mozzarella Cheese

Southwestern Chicken Breast – Boneless, Skinless Breast Stuffed with Monterey Jack Cheese and our Cilantro Pesto. Topped with Mild Smoked Salsa

Chicken Marsala – Our flavorful version of the classic dish with Boneless, Skinless Breast,
mushrooms and Marsala Wine Sauce

Tuscan Chicken – Boneless, Skinless Breast with smoked Mozzarella and Caramelized Onions

Chicken Vesuvio – Boneless, Skinless Breast with Basil, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Artichokes

Chicken Florentine – Boneless, Skinless Breast with a Savory Spinach Stuffing

* add $2.00

Category II

Roast Sirloin of Beef – Tender, Aged Beef; Carved to Order; Served with Horseradish Cream and Au Jus

Mediterranean Chicken – Boneless Chicken with Tomatoes, Olives, Onions and Mushrooms,
Seasoned with Turmeric, Cumin and Cayenne

Roast Turkey – Roast Turkey, Carved to Order (can be lightly smoked)
Served with Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Relish

Beef and Sausage Lasagna – One of Our Specialties, Loaded with Meat and Cheese – or try our Vegetarian Style Lasagna

Cheese Ravioli -  in Gorgonzola Cream Sauce, Wild Mushroom Sauce or our own Basil Marinara

Roast Baron of Pork – An Impressive Large Roast, Carved to Order
(*for groups of 40 people or more) with Au Jus and Raspberry Horseradish Cream

* Beef Brisket with Portabello Mushrooms - and braised onions

Grilled Citrus Chicken - Boneless Chicken marinated in a trio of citrus juices and south of the border spices

Chicken Dijon – Boneless, Skinless Breast in a mild Dijon and Cognac Sauce

Chicken Breast Béarnaise – Boneless Skinless Breast Seasoned with Herbs and Baked.
Served with Classic Béarnaise Sauce

Chicken Champignon – A special creation of both light and dark boneless chicken with
sauteéd mushrooms, garlic, savory herbs, wild rice and light wine sauce

Category III

Pepper Steak - Lean, Tender Steak Strips with Onions, Fresh Tomatoes and Bell
Peppers in a Rich Brown Sauce

Sirloin Tips - Beef Medallions, Carrots, Onions, and Celery in a Savory Sauce

Chicken Cacciatore - Bone-in Chicken In a Red Wine Marinara Sauce,
with Sautéed Onions and Peppers

Beef Stroganoff - Tender Beef with Braised Onions, Sour Cream and Wine

Baked Ham -Juicy Ham with our Mustard and Brown Sugar Glaze, Carved to Order

Roasted Herb Chicken or Jerk Chicken -Bone-in Chicken with our Chef's Herb (Boneless Breast Available) Seasoning, Tangy lemon sauce, or Caribbean Jerk Spices

Grilled Chicken & Spinach Cannelloni - Cannelloni filled with boneless Chicken, Spinach, and four premium Cheeses baked together and topped with Alfredo Sauce

*Smoked Beef Brisket – Slowly smoked to tender Perfection, served in Smoky Au Jus

Chicken Pasta Piccata - Sautéed Boneless Chicken tossed with Pasta in a delicious Lemon Caper sauce.

*add $2.00

Choose One

Cauliflower with Lemon Zest Butter
Seasonal Vegetable Medley
Zucchini & Mushroom Gratinee
Peas with Diced Sweet Red Peppers
Brittany Blend Vegetables
Green Beans Amandine Regular or French
Sesame Broccoli Spears
Italian Vegetable Sauté
Honey-Glazed Carrots
Whole Baby Green Beans with Cherry Tomatoes
Grilled Balsamic Marinated Vegetables - chilled
*Asparagus with Red Pepper Puree (Seasonal Price)

*add $0.50

Side Dishes
choose one

Scalloped Potatoes with Leeks & Parsley
Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes
Grilled Mushrooms & Quinoa
Herb-Seasoned New Potatoes
Lemon Rice

Wild Rice Pilaf
Pasta Marinara

Mashed Potatoes Traditional or Roasted Garlic
Pearl Barley Pilaf
Black Beans with Toasted Herbs

Au Gratin Potatoes
Linguini with Garlic & Red Pepper
Baked Potatoes with 
Butter, Sour Cream, Chives 

Pasta with Herb Butter
Penne Pasta Provincial with Olives, Capers, Tomatoes and Olive Oil
Bleu Cheese Mashed Potatoes

choose three

Caesar Salad or Southwest Caesar SaladDressing, Croutons, Parmesan Cheese
Tossed Green Salad 
with Choice of Two Dressings
Quinoa Vegetable Salad
Three-Bean Salad

Ambrosia Fruit Salad
Cole Slaw

Greek Tossed Salad with Tangy Herb vinaigrette
Asian Cole Slaw 
with Ginger Dressing

Baja Cole Slaw
Tomatoes Vinaigrette

Potato Salad
Italian Potato Salad with lemon and capers
Red Potato Salad

Fresh & Pickled Vegetable Basket
Greek Pasta Salad

Rainbow Pasta Salad
Caesar Pasta Salad
California Cole Slaw

Southwestern Rice Salad
Carrot and Raisin Salad
Waldorf Salad
Pasta Del Sol 

Jicama Salad
Sunshine Spinach Saladwith Honey-Bacon Dressing
Florida Citrus & Cucumber Salad
*Seasonal Fruit Salad

*Add $0.60

All Buffets Include
Entree Selection, One Vegetable,
One Side Dish, and Three Salads;
Assorted Dinner Rolls, Butter
 And Choice of Two Beverages:
Brewed Regular or Decaf Coffee,
Iced Tea (lemons), Fruit Punch, or Pink Lemonade

Prices start at $17 per person.
No labor charges; Event Manager, Chef and Buffet Attendants included for parties of 100 or more

All Prices are Based on Disposable Table Service and are Subject to Tax and Service Charge
Full China, Linens, Glassware and Wait Staff Service Available for an additional $5.00 per person

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S.J. Peters 04/23/18
Nicholas, The comments I received were “amazing, what a wonderful variety, loved the presentation”. You and your team took all the stress off my shoulders and allowed me to … read more
Helen Ofield, President, LGHS 04/07/18
Nick, dear, what a marvelous dinner! Our Annual Board Dinner, with an honoree, every March is always a lovely affair as we honor our very own. Your skill, imagination, grace, … read more
Jeannie 09/26/15
Dear Sara,

Wow, what a show! Such professional work with joy in each action. Thank you ever so much Top Hat. I had such a good time at my own party all due to your wonderful … read more

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Top Hat Catering
8053 Broadway
Lemon Grove, CA 91945
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