Private Events and Catering
between San Francisco and Monterey
1. SERVED BRUNCH AND DINNER
2. PERSONALIZED COOKING CLASSES
3. PRIVATE CHEF SERVICES
4. HAND PASSED HORS D'OEVRES AND BUFFETS
Capitola Garden Feast LLC brings a world of creativity, best artisanal ingredients, flexibility and good manners in business, along with the expertise in composing and executing private events for 8 to 400 guests.
Ask about the hands-on cooking classes at your residence for 8 to 25 guests with food you cooked.
Each participant is provided a chef hat and an apron.
Fine artisanal menu components such as freshly made or aged European style cheeses, home-smoked charcuterie, home-baked goods, garden-fresh produce and sustainable seafood products. The meats come from small local and organic farms. Depending on seasonal influences, we forage food products and create our own oils, vinegars, kombuchas, and many other delicious plays of flavor. Try our carbonated soft drinks made with organic fruit.
We service the SF Bay Area, Santa Cruz County, and Monterey County.
Example Custom Menus
PRIVATE CHEF SERVICES
Enjoy one on one customizable and personalized cooking workshops and private culinary lessons, or hire Chef Martin for any other related service.
3 HOUR COOKING CLASS AT HOME
The San Franciscan
Freshly shucked oysters and other seafood with sauces and home-baked
Steamed mussels and clams
with Watsonville garlic with Socca chips
Steamed pork buns
with freshly made Hoisin sauce
Beef tenderloin and artichokes
in a golden crisp sourdough jacket
Garlic Duchess potatoes and
Cabernet Sauvignon sauce
Red velvet cake chocolate truffles
served with red hearts delight
2 HOUR COOKING CLASS AT HOME
Little Italian Garden
Ultra-classic Pizza Napolitana
with fresh Roma tomatoes and basil
Butter lettuce salad with garlic croutons and the world of dressings
Fresh hand-made Fettuccine pasta
Primavera (colorful veggies) sauce
Alfredo (Parmesan-cream) sauce
Chocolate lava cake
with whipped cream and a berry portrait
CAPITOLA GARDEN FEAST MINIS
Catered canapes for 10 guests
To impress guests with trendsetter miniature food art. Perfect for business mixers, art exhibitions, product presentations, and other hip occasions because no cutlery is needed.
Home-cured salmon, home-smoked charcuterie, home-made cheeses, home-grown vegetables, home-baked breads, home-made spreads, wow presentation.
BRUNCH BUFFET AT HOME
Capitola Garden Seafood Brunch
and home-crafted Sommelier beverages
Abundance platter of rare wild-caught seafood with sauces and wild seaweeds
Grilled organic peaches (fruit is season) with home-cured bacon wrapped pork medallions
Egg wishing well, poached, fried, omelet, boiled, braised, with caviar, truffles, dozen condiments
Capitola Garden Quiche with fresh onions, leeks, and home-cured Prosciutto
Garden salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, various lettuces, onions, and what we find in the garden
Home-baked breads and bakeries with homemade dairy, such as cheeses, butter, spreads
Freshly made crepes with custom condiments such as wild orange compote, homemade Nutella, and blackberry chutney
3 HOUR SERVED DINNER AT HOME
Vegan & Gluten-free Birthday Party
Capitola Garden Minestrone soup
with a drama of vegetables,
Heirloom beans, and essential herbs
Babaganough Arabic Mezzah
with wild rosemary and crunchy Socca chips and Champagne vinegar
Flowers and strawberry fields forever,
Hippie risotto with glazed garden strawberries, violets, roses, and saffron
Asparagus mousse with watermelon dressing and a virgin cocktail of fennel, pear and root celery
Mama's red renaissance cabbage
with fire-roasted chestnuts and a colorful citrus confit
The seven different wonders of the world.
Seven different vegetables cooked seven different ways with seven different sauces
Japanese tempura inspired cassava fruits with a ginger and prune dip for dessert