Catering Menu

Turkish and Mediterranean Food in Los Angeles

Turkish and Mediterranean Food in Los Angeles



Have a fantastic feast with Istanbul Catering in LA 


Lamb Skewers

Filet Mignon - Beautiful large rounds of bismo filets baked with herbs and served with Istanbul Catering special sauce.

Whole Roasted Tenderloin - Beef tenderloin served with Istanbul Catering own sauce.

Corn Beef Brisket – Corn Beef baked with special herbs and served with mixed veggies.

Lamb Skewers –  Perfect pieces of lamb marinated in milk sauce with special herbs and BBQ to perfection.

 Lamb ChopsMarinated with special seasonings  and BBQ to perfection.  

Beef Ribs – Beef ribs marinated in secret sauce with  seasonings and BBQ to perfection.  

Beef Skewers Pieces of tender filet mignon,marinated  in special sauce with  herbs and BBQ to perfection.  

Chicken  Skewers


Chicken Skewers - Chicken breast marinated in special sauce with special herbs and BBQ to perfection.  

Chicken With Mushroom - Milk marinated and tenderized cubed chicken breast baked with onions, potatoes, carrots and mushroom in tomato sauce.


BBQ Chicken BreastChicken breast  marinated in secret sauce with herbs and BBQ to perfection. 

Shrimp  Skewers

Shrimp Skewers – Grilled Shrimp with special herbs and lime.

Beef Saute Cubed beef sauteed with special herbs and olive oil and cooked with tomatoes ,chili peppers  and onions.

Lamb Saute - Cubed lamb sauteed with special seasoning and olive oil and mixed with sauteed onions and tomatoes.

Chicken Saute - Cubed chicken breast sauteed with onions , bell peppers and cooked in tomato sauce.

Meatloaf Roll Super lean ground beef baked as meatloaf with sweet

             Eggplant Roll

peas,carrots and corn;  with special herbs.

Eggplant Roll - Lamb or chicken wrapped with thinly sliced eggplants and baked in fresh tomato sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella.


Eggplant Split Belly

Eggplant Split Belly  – Whole  eggplant stuffed with sauteed

onions and  fine ground beef

and special herbs then baked in  fresh tomato sauce and  pepper on top. ( can be  made vegan)

Okra with Lamb - Okra and chunks of lamb baked with fresh tomato sauce.

Garbanzo with Sausage - Garbanzo beans cooked with Turkish Spicy Sausage in special sauce.

Potato with Lamb - Sauteed lamb mixed with potatoes, sweet peas in special sauce with herbs.

Veggie Kebab with Lamb A variety of vegetables mixed with lamb and special herbs and BBQ to perfection. 

Sweet Peas with Beef - Very fine lean ground beef or turkey mixed peas, potatoes in tomato sauce. Sprinkle black pepper on top.

Hunkar Begendi – Lamb stew served on a bed of creamy roasted eggplant puree.

Traditional Turkey Dinner - Traditional Turkey Dinner Meals ,a whole organic Turkey roasted with special herbs and fresh ingredients.


Baked Salmon Fillets Dijon - Delicious baked salmon coated with Dijon-style mustard and seasoned bread crumbs, and topped with butter.

Shrimp Skewers – Grilled Shrimp with special herbs and lime.

Seafood on Ice and Served with Istanbul Catering Seafood Sauces ( Hand -selected top fresh seasonal Shrimp, Lobster tail, Crab legs presented on ice and served with own mustard,horseradish,mayonnaise and seafood sauce.


Mushroom Saute - Mushroom sauteed with onions, bell peppers with olive oil and herbs.

Stuffed Eggplant - Stuffed eggplant with  traditional rice and special herbs.

Stuffed Squash

Stuffed Squash - Stuffed squash with  traditional rice and special herbs.

Mixed Dolma - Grape leaves,squash, bell peppers and zucchini stuffed with seasoned rice.

 Green Beans - Green beans, onions, carrots and organic tomatoes with  herbs.

Nohut-Chick Peas - Chick peas, onions, carrots in tomato sauce withherbs.


Okra Stew with Olive Oil - Sauteed onions and tomatoes with olive oil mixed with steamed okra and special herbs and fresh lemon.

Rice -  Traditional rice,onion,organic raisins,pine nuts and with herbs.

Mint Meatball - Mint,cumin,paprika grated onion and tender ground lamb.Serve with pita bread.

Traditional Rice

Bulgur Pilaf - Cracked wheat mix with sauteed tomatoes and chick peas.

Green Beans with Walnuts – Super yummy dishGreen beans, cherry tomatoes, walnuts toasted with mediterranean olive oil, special herbs ,fresh rosemary and basil.


Stuffed Artichoke

Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms – Stuffed with carrots, potatoes and peas. Lemonysauce on top. Delicious Healthy food ever. 

Spinach With Yogurt - Fresh spinach, garlic and onions sauteed and mixed with yogurt.

Spinach With Rice - Fresh spinach cooked with rice and herbs.( Serve Yogurt on top)




Hummus : Istanbul Catering in LA

Best Hummus Ever

Hummus - Puree of Garbanzowith tahini fresh lemon juice a hint of garlic, cumin and olive oil.

Pilaki Beans baked in tomato sauce, tossed w / olive oil  and fresh lemon dressing on top.



Finger Hot Dogs – Mini hot dogs rolled into puffy pastry and baked golden brown, served with Mustard sauce.

Bean Salad - Mixed beans,prepared with olive oil in lemony dressing, served cold.

Green Beans - Green beans, onions, carrots and organic tomatoes with herbs.

Spicy Tomato Dip

Spicy Tomato Dip – Spicy blend of finely chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic and isot.  ( isot Special dark red pepper flakes imported from Turkey )

Saksuka - Deep Fried eggplant, squash, zucchini and bell peppers yogurt on top.



Taboulehi ( Kisir ) - Cracked wheat mixed withcucumbers, pickles, tomatoes, parsley and herbs in pomegranate sauce; ”a delicious Turkish specialty”.

Labne - Blended with fresh garlic, fresh mint and extra virgin olive oil.

Cucumber Salad - Yogurt blended with diced cucumber,seasoned with garlic, mint and dill.

Green Beans with Walnuts – Super yummy

dishGreen beans, cherry tomatoes, walnuts toasted with mediterranean olive oil, special herbs ,fresh rosemary and basil.

Okra Stew with Olive Oil - Sauteed onions and tomatoes with olive oil mixed with steamed okra and special herbs and fresh lemon.


Spinach with Feta Cheese Roll

 Spinach w / feta cheese –  This is a yummy and delicious  traditional side dish. Sauteed onions , organic spinach and feta cheese filled buttery phyllo dough.

Sigara Borek ( phyllo cigars ) - Very popular and crispy roll. Feta cheese and parsley filled phyllo dough.

Egg Mimosa & Istanbul Catering in LA

Egg Mimosa





Egg Mimosa  - Blend the yolks with wasabi mayo, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Pipe the filling into the egg white. Serve #garnish with caviar or salmon egg on top. 


Grape Leaves


Grape Leaves ( Yaprak Sarma ) – Grape leaves stuffed with rice,currents and onions, flavored with herbs and olive oil.

Cabbage Leaves Cabbage leaves stuffed with rice, current and onions, flavored with herbs and olive oil.

Red Cabbage Salad - it is basic but taste is delicious. Shredded  red cabbage salad in delicious lemony and balsamic dressing.

Smoked Salmon Canapes – English Grivan Salmon carved into florettes served

Salmon Canapes

Salmon Canapes

on bite-sized rye decorated with a touch of cream cheese, capers and lemon.

Russian Salad - Finely chopped boiled potatoes and carrots, then mixed with mayonnaise, yogurt and pickle.

Pasta Salad - Variety pasta in creamy sauce, with cucumbers and herbs.

Potato Salad - Finely chopped boiled potatoes and carrots then mix with homemade mayonnaise,basil and pickle.

Mashed Potatoes - Mashed potatoes mixed with heavy cream, butter, milk, salt and pepper.

Lamb Liver

Lamb Liver  Arnavut Cigeri ) – Tender lamb liver breaded with seasonings and herbs.

 Lentil Patties - Patties made of cooked red lentils and bulghur, kneaded with red onions and parsley, another Turkish specialty dish.

Lentil Patties


Icli Kofte - Bulgur shell filled with minced meat and spices, a fantastic Turkish specialty.


Mozzarella Caprese

Mozzarella Caprese

Garbanzo with Sausage - Garbanzo beans cooked with Turkish Spicy Sausage in special sauce.

Mozzarella caprese on rosemary stick -  Buffalo mozzarella cheese on stick with cherry tomatoes,fresh mint and basil and herbs on top.


Pastirma Roll

Pastirma Roll

Pastirma Roll – Spiced and cured Turkish delicatessen wrapped around fresh arugula,basil,mint with pomegranate sauce.

Mint Meatball – Mint,cumin,paprika grated onion and tender ground lamb.Serve with pita bread.

Stuffed Mushrooms –  Mushrooms stuffed with mozzarella cheese and grilled.  

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Shepherd Salad

Shepherd Salad Chopped cucumbers, tomatoes, green onions, chili green pepper, parsley,fresh mint and  white onions mixed with secret dressing.

Istanbul Salad - White cabbage,lettuce, parsley, fresh mint, arugula, baby green,onion, verdolagas, purslane,  basil, beets, black- green olives, red cabbage, carrots, dills, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers, green chili peppers, cabbage pickles, Turkish feta cheese mixed with a secret dressing.


Caesar Salad – Crispy hearts of romaine tossed with parmesan, homemade croutons and  Aydins  Caesar dressing.

Baby Green – With feta cheese and vinaigrette.

Greek Salad – Romaine hearts, grape tomatoes, cucumbers, black olives, kalamata olives, feta cheese, fresh peppers, red onions and Greek vinaigrette.

Chinese Chicken Salad – Sliced chicken breast, napa cabbage, red cabbage, carrots, scallions, water chestnuts, mandarin, almonds and sesame seed tossed in  Chinese plum salad dressing.

Arugula Salad – with Belgian endive spears, tomato and balsamic vinegar. 

Herbed Potato Salad – with parsley, dill, mint, scallions and chives tossed dijon mustard vinaigrette.

Tomato Anchovy Salad – Sliced tomatoes, onion and anchovy salad.

Tuna Salad – Mixed with apples, dried cranberries, baby field greens, avocado, carrots, cucumbers and honey balsamic vinaigrette.


Lentil SoupBlended red lentils, potatoes, white onions and carrots served with lemon wedges.vegan )

Chicken Soup - Whole baked chicken breast hand torn into strips, carrots, onions, potatoes and special seasonings.

Vegetable Soup - Mixed vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes,green peppers, onions, eggplant, corn, sweet peas, carrots and special seasonings. ( vegan )


Assorted Baklava


   Baklava – Multilayered flaky pastry with walnut, pistachios.

   Kadayif – Oven baked shredded pastry with pistachio or walnut in thick syrup.

   Tulumba Tatlisi – Fluted deep fried fritters in thick syrup and served with          whipped cream.

Kemalpasa Tatlisi – Sponge pastry rolls in syrup.

Sekerpare – Baked soft pastry dipped in thick pastry

Profiteroles – Sweet Profiteroles are delicious. This dessert takes small, crisp, hollow rounds of choux pastry and fills them with pastry cream and drizzles a warm chocolate sauce on top.

Cheesecake - Your favorite traditional or gourmet cheesecake will compliment the occasion.

Key Lime Cheesecake – tart and creamy on a vanilla crumb crust.

  Tiramisu – Italian custard made with mascarpone, whipped cream, chocolate, marsala and coffee liqueur.

Assorted Season Fruit

Assorted Cookies & Pastries

Cupcakes & Muffins

We are happy to serve you

Have a fantastic feast with Istanbul Catering in LA