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Catering Menu

We buy only the freshest ingredients, highest quality meat and products. We use very special herbs and seasonings.

Have a fantastic feast with Istanbul Catering in LA

Istanbul Catering in LA has depths of flavors and aromas that you and your guests will be in love with.

 Menu

Grilled Filet Mignon – served with a cabernet wine sauce and our  BBQ sauce.

Filet Mignon – beautiful large rounds filets baked with herbs served with red wine sauce.

Whole Roasted Tenderloin – served with mixed grilled veggies and gravy.

New York Strip Loin with Garlic Herb Crust – elegant roast.

New York Strip Steak – grilled and topped with Mediterranean herbed butter.

Fork Tender Pot Roast Heaven – slow cooked with onion, garlic, carrots and salary. Served with beef gravy and beef chili.

Roast Beef – served with a brown mushroom gravy.

Corn Beef Brisket – served with sautéed garlic green beans.

Lamb Chops – served with a mint sauce or tzatziki sauce.

Lamb Stew  – tender seasoned lamb cubes served on a bed of creamy roasted Mediterranean eggplant puree.

Lamb Skewers – perfect pieces of lamb marinated in milk sauce with herbs and BBQ to perfection. Served with mixed veggies.

Lamb Sauté – Cube lamb sautéed with herbs, garlic, red onions and organic tomatoes.

Meatloaf Roll – super loan ground beef seasoned well and stuffed with  fresh peas, carrots and corn.

Beef Ribs – marinated in signature sauce with seasoning and BBQ to perfection.

Beef Skewers – marinated with herbs and BBQ to perfection.

Roasted Turkey – served with  gravy and sautéed mushrooms.

Grilled Chicken Breast – served with a mustard a dill sauce.

Chicken Mint LA  – grilled breast with mint and lemon sauce.

Chicken Sauté – Cube chicken breast sautéed with herbs, peppers and onions cooked in tomato sauce.

Chicken Skewers – marinated with Mediterranean herbs and grilled to perfection.

Chicken Marsala – Italian and American dish made from chicken, mushrooms and Marsala wine.

Tequila Lime Chicken – marinated a combination of tequila, lime, garlic, and loaded with bright Southwestern flavor.

Chicken with Mushroom – milk marinated and tenderized cube chicken breast slowly baked with red onions, potatoes, carrots and mushrooms in tomato sauce.

Eggplant Roll – seasoned lamb or chicken wrapped with thinly sliced Japanese eggplant and baked in organic tomato sauce.

Eggplant Split Belly – whole Italian eggplant stuffed with sautéed red onions, garlic, peppers and ground beef. Topped with tomato and green pepper on top.

Roasted Pork Tenderloin – it is juicy, it ‘s moist and is full of flavor.

Tender Pork Ribs – seasoned perfect and slow cooked in the oven, juicy and tender.

Pork Loin Roast with Herbed Pepper Rub – served with sweet potato casserole.

Seafood 

Baked Salmon Fillet Dijon – served with asparagus and capers.

Crispy Salmon Fillet – lightly seasoned and crispy to perfection served on bed of creamy mashed potato.

Sesame Crusted Tuna – served with wasabi sauce.

Garlic Herbed Sliced Tuna Steak – served with arugula and beets.

Grilled Halibut with Peach and Pepper Salsa.

Shrimp Skewers – grilled seasoned shrimps with onions and lime.

Lemon Pepper Shrimp Scampi – zesty and a bit spicy Mediterranean  dish. Healthy and delightful.

Mussels in Tomato Wine Broth – Traditional Belgium dine, steam mussels and placed them in savory broth & white wine.

Deep Fried Mussels – served with garlic yogurt sauce.

Grilled Rock Lobster Tails – lightly seasoned with lemon and garlic.

Vegetarian & Vegan 

Eggplant Split Belly – baked whole Italian eggplant stuffed with sautéed red onions, garlic, peppers and portobello mushrooms, topped tomato and green chili pepper.

French Green Beans – cooked with caramelized  onions, organic tomatoes, carrots, herbs in tomato sauce.

Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms – healthy dish with peas, carrots, onions and potatoes. Served with fresh lemon sauce.

Chick Peas – Seasoned garbanzo beans cooked with onions, bell peppers, carrots in tomato sauce.

Stuffed Squash & Zucchini & Eggplant –  stuffed with onions, raisins, pine nuts, herbed butter rice and parsley.

Okra Stew – sautéed red onions and tomatoes mixes with steamed okra and toasted with olive oil lemon and herbs.

Spinach with Yogurt – sautéed fresh spinach, garlic and onions served with greek yogurt.

Homemade Grape Leaves – stuffed with rice, currents, onions and flavored herbs and fresh lemon.

Mediterranean Rice – rice, onion, organic raisins, pine nuts and  with herbs.

Jasmine Rice – long grain very flavor rice in Asian style cooking.

Saffron Rice – white rice sautéed in butter and then simmered with saffron infused water.

Rice Pilaf with Corn and Peas – mix carrots, corn and peas into rice.

Bulgur Pilaf – cracked wheat mix sautéed tomatoes and chick peas.

Pasta

Portobello Spaghettini –  sautéed portobello mushrooms and garlic to the classic Italian spaghetti.

Linguine with Shrimp Scampi – marinated in olive oil, wine, garlic and lemon zest, shrimp sautéed in hot butter tossed with pasta.

Mussels Linguine – marinated in hot butter with garlic, parsley, bay leaf and tossed with steamed broth of white wine mussels.

Italian Sausage Linguine – sausage sautéed with herbs, garlic and tomato combined with pasta and fresh basil.

Fettuccini Alfredo – A rich parmesan sauce.

Tomato Basil Pasta – grilled chicken, fresh mozzarella, a touch of garlic. Light and fresh.

   Pasta Da Vinci – sautéed chicken, mushrooms and onions in a wine sauce tossed with pasta and parmesan.

Spicy Chicken Chipotle – honey glazed chicken, asparagus, bell peppers, peas, garlic and onion in a spicy chipotle parmesan cream sauce.

Spaghetti and Meatballs – housemade meatballs, Italian sausage and parmesan with our tomato sauce and basil.

Anchovy Spaghettini – marinated in olive oil,white wine, garlic and lemon zest, anchovy tossed with pasta.

Appetizers & Side Dishes

Hummus – pure of garbanzo with tahini, lemon zest, a hint of garlic, cumin and Mediterranean olive oil.

Spicy Tomato Dip – spicy blend of chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic and very special dark red pepper.

Borlotti Beans – beans baked in tomato sauce, tossed with extra virgin  Mediterranean olive oil and fresh lemon dressing on top.

Bean Salad – mixed beans, prepared with olive oil in lemony dressing and served cold.

French Green Beans with Almond – sautéed french green beans tossed with herbs, fresh basil, rosemary and almonds.

Saksuka – deep fried eggplant, squash, zucchini and bell pepper served with mint yogurt .

              Taboulehi – cracked wheat mixed with cucumbers, pickles,           tomatoes, parsley, green onions and herbs in pomegranate sauce.

Israeli Couscous – herbed Israeli couscous mixed with pomegranate seeds, scallions, dried apricots, garlic and toasted almonds.

Labne – thick and creamy yogurt blended with fresh garlic, fresh mint and olive oil.

Cucumber Salad – yogurt blended with diced cucumbers, seasoned garlic, basil and mint.

Okra Stew – sautéed onions and tomatoes with olive oil mixed with perfectly steamed okra and fresh lemon.

Spinach with Feta Cheese Roll – filled buttery phyllo dough with sautéed organic spinach, onions and feta cheese.

Feta Cheese Roll – feta cheese and parsley filled phyllo dough.

Grape Leaves –  stuffed with rice, raisins, pine nuts and onions, flavored with herbs, fresh lemon and olive oil.

American & Russian Salad – finely chopped boiled potatoes and carrots, mixed with homemade mayonnaise, yogurt and pickle.

Pasta Salad – herb variety pasta in creamy sauce with cucumbers.

Garlic Mash Potatoes – mix with heavy cream, butter and milk.

Lamb Liver – tender lamb liver breaded with seasoning with deep fried potatoes and onions.

Lentil Patte – patties made of cooked red lentils and bulghur and kneaded with red onions and parsley. Served with lettuce and fresh lemon.

Cold Hors D’oeuvres 

Shrimp, Lobster Tail, Crap Legs served on Ice with Seafood Sauce

Jumbo Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce

Stuffed Mussels

Spanish Ham with Olives and Oranges

Tuna Nicosia Crostini

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Crab Salad Canapés

Spicy Tuna Tartare

Smoked Salmon Canapés

Smoked Salmon Appetizer Rolls

Mediterranean Olive and Goat Cheese Crostini

Bruschetta with Mozzarella

Mozzarella Caprese

Bruschetta with Mushroom

Hummus Canapés

Mediterranean Spicy Tomato Crostini

Lobster Salad Crostini

Zucchini Rounds with Roasted Tomatoes

Deviled Egg Served with Caviar

Assorted Cheese Olives Canapés

Pastirma Roll ( Turkish dried cured beef ) Wrapped Mint, Arugula, Parsley with Pomegranate Sauce

Caviar Canapés

Lentil Patties Wrapped with Lettuce

Cucumber with Mint Labne Canapés

Asparagus Wrapped with Prosciutto

Phyllo Cups Filled with Salmon and Caviar

Phyllo Cups Filled with Crispy Bacon

Dolmades

Cocktail California Rolls

Spicy Tuna Rolls

Lobster Spoon

Shrimp & Cucumber Canapés

Prosciutto Crostini

Fruit Skewers

HOT HORS D’OEUVRES

Dumplings served Asian Spoon

Grilled Beef with Asparagus

Mint Meatballs

Smokey Finger Beef Hot Dogs

Stuffed Mushrooms with Crispy Bacon

Stuffed Mushrooms with Mozzarella

Phyllo Filled Spinach with Feta Cheese

Phyllo Filled Feta Cheese and Parsley

Phyllo Filled Buffalo Style Chicken

Fried Mussels Skewers  with Garlic Yogurt Sauce

Bite Sized Shrimp Skewers

Bite Sized Chicken Skewers

Bite Sized Lamb Skewers

Grilled Beef Sausage served with Pita Bread

Miniature Roast Beef Sandwich

Miniature Farm Roasted Turkey Sandwich

Turkey Pastrami Crostini

Miniature Beef Turkey & Chicken Sliders

Mushroom with Mozzarella Slider

Grilled Chicken Breast Sliders

Baked Potato and Spinach Quiches

Spanakopita

Stuffed Squash with Yogurt Sauce

Salads

Caesar Salad – crispy hearts of romaine tossed with parmesan, homemade croutons and our caesar dressing.

Baby Green – with feta cheese and vinaigrette.

Signature Salad – white cabbage, lettuce, parsley, mint, arugula, baby green, scallions, verdolagas, purslane, basil, beets, black & green olives, red cabbages, carrots, dills, onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, bell peppers, green chili peppers, cabbages pickles, feta cheese, mixed with a secret dressing.

Shepherd Salad – chopped Italian cucumbers, tomatoes, green onions, chili green pepper, parsley, fresh mint and white onions mixed with dressing.

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.

Cobb Salad – with chicken breast, avocado, bacon, tomato, egg, blue cheese and mixed greens tossed in vinaigrette.

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

Arugula & Beets Salad – fresh arugula and beets and beets vinaigrette.

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

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

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

Strawberry Spinach – vita baby spinach, crumble blue cheese, roasted almonds and raspberry vinaigrette.

Broccoli & Cauliflower – with crispy bacon, red onions tossed with mayonnaise, dijon mustard, red vine vinegar and Mediterranean olive oil sauce.

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

Mushroom Salad – with parsley and garlic tossed light vinaigrette.

Artichoke Salad – mixed greens, red onions, olives  with a vinegar and oil dressing.

Water Melon & Feta Cheese – seasoned water melon, feta cheese, red onions and fresh mint tossed gently.

Soups

Tomato Soup served w / mozzarella cheese on top.

Lentil Soup

Broccoli Soup

Vegetable Soup

Chicken Noodle Soup

Meatball Soup

Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Mushroom Soup

Desserts

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

Warm Apple Crisp – crispy topping and vanilla ice cream.

Cheesecake – traditional cheesecake will compliment the occasion.

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

Mini Fruit Tartlets – homemade fruit tartlets with bavarian cream, exotic and seasonal fruits.

Assorted Homemade Cupcakes & Muffins

Chocolate Dipped Fruit – fresh sliced fruit dipped in white or dark chocolate.

Apple Pie –  from the scrumptious filling to the flaky pastry crust and served with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Roasted Pecan Topped Pumpkin Pie – A crunchy pecan topping complements every bite of creamy pumpkin pie.

Profiteroles – this dessert takes small, crisp, hollow rounds of French choux  pastry ball filled whipped cream, pastry cream and drizzles a warm chocolate sauce on top. Served in martini glass with fresh berry and mint leaf.

Assorted Baklava – sweet pastry made of layers of phyllo filled with honey, nuts, pistachio or walnuts. Mediterranean desserts that everyone will love.

Assorted Tarts – lemon, raspberry almonds, strawberry, caramel pecan.

Creme Caramel – custard dessert with a layer of soft caramel on top.

Assorted Ice Creams – served with your choice of toppings and nuts.

Assorted Brownies & Cookies

Assorted French Pastries

Platters

Cheese Platter – finest select cheeses and cracker served with olives, salami, grapes and assorted marmalade.

Italian Antipasto Platter – prosciutto, Italian salami, pepperoni, ham,  mortadella, sliced mozzarella cheese, roasted bell peppers, artichokes and olives.

American Meat Platter –  sliced roast beef, pastrami,  turkey breast, ham, American and Swiss cheese.

Smoked Salmon Platter – English Girvan salmon, bagel, cream cheese, red onions, lettuce and capers.

Turkish Traditional Platters – slices pastirma (dried, cured and aromatic meat), herbed turkey pastrami, sliced cheese, lettuce, red onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, seasoned black & green olives, hummus and pita bread.

Fruit Platter – seasonal assorted fresh fruit trays.

Mixed Juices & Soft Drinks

Liquor & Beers & Wine Collection

Coffee &  Tea Service

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Our gourmet catering service provides all types of events in the Pasadena including these locations;

Altadena, La Canada, San Dimas, Riverside, Burbank, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Palos Verdes, Santa Monica, Long Beach, Orange County, La Jolla, Encinitas, San Diego and surrounding areas.

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