We Offer Our Special Turkish Catering Menu


Turkish Catering Menu




Have a fantastic feast with Istanbul Catering in LA 

Lamb Casserole; lamb casserole baked with butter, onions, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes.Topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Lamb Skewers; char grilled skewered cuts of perfect pieces of lamb marinated in milk sauce with organic herbs.

Lamb Sauté; cubed lamb sautéed with special seasoning and olive oil and mixed with sautéed onions and tomatoes.

Lamb Chops; delicious char grilled baby lamb chops served with french beans.

Potato with Lamb; sautéed lamb mixed with potatoes, sweet peas in special sauce with herbs.

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

Beef Skewers; pieces of tender filet mignon, marinated in organic sauce with herbs and BBQ to perfection.

Beef Ribs; beef ribs marinated in secret sauce with seasonings and char grilled to perfection.

Beef Sauté; cubed beef sautéed with special herbs and olive oil and cooked with tomatoes ,chili peppers and onions.

Sweet Peas with Beef; very fine lean ground beef or turkey mixed peas, potatoes in tomato  sauce and sprinkle black pepper on top.

Meatloaf Roll; super lean ground beef baked as meatloaf with sweet peas, carrots, corn with herbs.

Mint Meatballs; mint,cumin,paprika grated onion and tender ground lamb.

Char – grilled Meatballs; round lamb seasoned with Turkish spices, served with bulgur wheat pilaf and sautéed vegetables.

Hunkar Begendi; lamb stew served on a bed of creamy roasted eggplant puree.

Tas Kebab – Beef or Lamb Stew with Veggies; perfectly marinated cubed beef or lamb stewed with onions and diced potatoes.

Izmir Kofte – Baked Meatballs with Potatoes; Izmir’s best known local dish. Finely minced meat is knee aded with onions, salt, black pepper and breadcrumbs. Potatoes shaped into pear slices and baked on a tomato sauce with green peppers, sliced tomatoes.

Karniyarik – Eggplant Split Belly; whole eggplant stuffed with sautéed onions and fine ground beef and special herbs then baked in fresh tomato sauce and pepper on top. (can be made vegan)

Eggplant Roll; lamb or chicken wrapped with sliced eggplants and baked in fresh tomato sauce, topped with fresh mozzarella.

Garbanzo with Sausage; garbanzo beans cooked with delicious Turkish spicy sausage in special sauce.

Traditional Turkey Dinner; traditional turkey dinner meals a whole organic turkey roasted with special herbs and fresh ingredients.

Chicken Casserole; baked with butter, onions, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes. Topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

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

Baked Chicken Wings; perfectly marinated and baked chicken wings and drumsticks. 

Chicken Mushroom; milk marinated and tenderized cubed chicken breast baked with onions, potatoes, carrots and mushroom in tomato sauce.

Char Grilled Chicken Breast; chicken breast marinated in secret sauce with herbs and char grilled to perfection.

Chicken Sauté; cubed chicken breast sautéed with onions , bell peppers and cooked in tomato sauce.

Shrimp Skewers; grilled Shrimp with special herbs and lime.

Shrimp Casserole; shrimp casserole baked with butter, onions, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes.


Mushroom Sauté; mushroom sautéed with onions, bell peppers with olive oil and herbs.

Veggie Casserole; baked with butter, onions, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, zucchinis, carrots and green peas. Topped with tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese.

Stuffed Eggplant; eggplant stuffed with traditional rice and special herbs.

Stuffed Squash; organic squash stuffed with rice, raisins, onions, parsley and 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 with herbs.

White Beans; Beans, onions cooked in organic tomato sauce with herbs.

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

Green Beans with Walnuts; green beans, cherry tomatoes, onions, walnuts toasted with mediterranean olive oil, special herbs ,fresh rosemary and basil.

Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms; stuffed with carrots, potatoes and peas. Lemony sauce on top.

Spinach With Yogurt; fresh spinach, garlic and onions sautéed and mixed with yogurt.

Spinach With Rice; fresh spinach cooked with rice and herbs served with yogurt. 

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

Bulgur Pilaf; cracked wheat mix with sautéed tomatoes and chick peas.


Hummus; puree of garbanzo with 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 fresh lemony dressing, serve cold.

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

Spicy Tomato Dip; spicy blend of finely chopped tomatoes, onions, peppers, garlic and isot. (dark red pepper)

Saksuka; deep fried eggplant, squash, zucchini,green pepper and bell peppers yogurt on top.

Tabouleh – KIsir; cracked wheat mixed with cucumbers, 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.

Haydari; yogurt with feta cheese dip.

Stuffed Mussels; mussels stuffed with rice, onions, pine nuts, black currants and herbs.

Green Beans with Walnuts; green beans, cherry tomatoes, onions, walnuts toasted with mediterranean olive oil, special herbs ,fresh rosemary and basil.

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

Spinach with feta cheese roll; this is a yummy and delicious traditional side dish. Sautéed onions , organic spinach and Turkish feta cheese filled buttery phyllo dough.

Sigara Borek (phyllo cigars); very popular and crispy roll. Phyllo scrolls stuffed with feta cheese, pan-fried till golden brown.

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 (Yaprak Sarma); grape leaves stuffed with rice, pine nuts, raisins and sautéed 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 on bite-sized rye bread or crackers 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 butter, milk, salt and pepper.

Lamb Liver (Arnavut Cigeri); tender lamb liver breaded with onions, fried potatoes, seasonings and herbs.

Lentil Patties(Mercimek Kofte); patties made of cooked red lentils and bulghur, kneaded with red onions and parsley, another Turkish specialty dish.

Garbanzo with Sausage; garbanzo beans cooked with Turkish Spicy Sausage in special sauce.

Mozzarella Caprese; buffalo mozzarella cheese ball on stick with cherry tomatoes, fresh mint and basil and herbs on top.

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.


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, sweet 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 Aydin’s 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.

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 Soup; blended 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, garlic, carrots and special seasonings.


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 syrup.

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

Cookies – Pastries

Cupcakes – Muffins

Turkish Coffee – Tea Service


We will be happy to serve you.

Have a fantastic feast with Istanbul Catering in LA

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.