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Chef Event Planning

Private Chef for dinner party. Chef Todd prepares elegant meals that reflect the clients taste. His impeccable service and creative presentations make him a unique personal Chef.

PRIVATE CHEF FOR DINNER PARTY

Whether hosting an intimate dinner for two, a simple gathering of friends or an extravagant celebration, Chef Todd will create a personalized event menu that fits your occasion. Chef Todd hand selects the highest quality and freshest ingredients and prepares the meal right in your own home using his own kitchen essentials such as cookware, oils and spices.  

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CHEF TODD'S EXCLUSIVE DINING

elegant dinner with friends, intimate dinner for two, Mexican celebration, cocktails, wine pairing parties, special occasions...

elements of entertaining

The Elements of Entertaining link below is packed with useful information and details that can assist in saving some stressful moments while preparing for your event. If you have any questions or need further information please feel free to contact Culinary Creations by contact form, located on the pull down menu above, anytime or call during business hours between 9:30 am and 6:00 pm.

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ELEMENTS OF ENTERTAINING

menu development, table setting, wine and beverage suggestions, staying organized, lighting and music


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CLASSIC DINNER PARTY THEMES

multi-course dining with themes such as: NAPA VALLEY ESCAPE, CHEFS TABLE, COCKTAIL PARTY, SUNDAY BRUNCH, DINNER PARTIES

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romantic dinner for two

ROMANTIC DINNER FOR TWO

Enjoy a custom-crafted four course meal prepared in your home. A perfect wine pairing (suggestions only) to compliment your personalized dinner menu upon request. The following menu samples below can be changed in any manner to suit your personal taste.

First Course: (please select one)
Seared Scallops with Citrus Beurre Blanc
Seafood Ceviche with Jumbo Shrimp

Second Course: (please select one)
French Onion Soup with Gruyere
Mixed Greens with candied Pecans & Balsamic

Main Course: (please select one)
Peppercorn-Crusted Filet with Chanterelle Mushrooms
Rosemary-Citrus Chicken Breast with Sun Dried Tomatoes
Seared Halibut with Sun-Dried Tomato and Artichoke Vinaigrette

Dessert: (please select one)
Dark Chocolate Moose, Raspberry, Fresh Cream
Tres Leche Cake


NAPA VALLEY ESCAPE

a divine four course meal...

napa valley escape

An evening escape which will make you feel as if you where lifted into the sun-drenched California Napa Valley. A dining experience including a four course meal aimed at capturing the essence of the foods and wines found throughout the famous California Napa Valley Wine Country. 

First Course: (please select one)
Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup, Crème Fraise
Lobster & Sweet Corn Bisque
Spanish Summer-Time Gazpacho
Micro Greens & San Marzano with Sherry Vinaigrette
Baby Greens Mix, Citrus Vinaigrette, Blue Cheese

Appetizer Course: (please select one)
Endive Pedals with Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans and Fig Drizzled with Port Wine Sauce
Jumbo Lump Crab Cake with Vermilion Sauce
Seared Scallop with Citrus Sauce over Polenta

Main Course: (please select one)
Grilled Chicken Breast topped with Roasted peppers and Mexican Cheeses, Poblano Cream Sauce
Asian Flavored Spicy (Thai Pepper) Thick-Cut Pork Loin Chop
Beef Tenderloin Walnut Pesto in Puff Pastry

Dessert: (please select one)
Tres Leches Cake
Italian Cream Cake
Bread Pudding with Cognac Sauce


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The chefs table

An exclusive six course dining experience that show cases Chef Todd's culinary abilities to their finest...

chef's table

Chef Todd prepares a once-in-a-lifetime dining experience for his guests with this elegant and extravagant meal. An amazing six-course dining event complete with wine pairing (upon request). This is the time to gather your foodie compatible friends around the Chef's table and indulge in an entire evening of fine dining.  

First Course:
Summer Citrus Salad with Red Belgium Endive,
Micro Greens and candied Walnuts,
Raspberry Vinaigrette

Appetizer Course:
Seared Sea Scallop, citrus brown butter
fire roasted Butternut Squash
 & Frisee

Third Course:
Roulade of Smoked Salmon, King Crab
Spicy Aioli
baby Bok Choy

Main Course:
Kobe Beef Tenderloin slices
with aged port wine reduction
porcine, whipped potatoes, seasonal vegetables

Fifth Course:
Selection of Cheese's

Sixth Course:
Tres Leche Cake
Espresso


COCKTAIL PARTY

an array of delisous and beautifully presented foods...

cocktail party

— Beef Tenderloin Tea Sandwiches —
brioche, aioli

— Hummus —
roasted red pepper, extra virgin olive oil, naan

— Asian Meatballs —
coconut curry sauce, ginger

— Endive Pedals —
goat cheese, honeyed pecans, fig

— Puff Pastry Sticks —
prosciutto, parmesan

— Asian Inspired Pecans —
ginger, honey


appetizer party

perfect for an early evening, after work get together...

appetizer party

— Crab Cakes —
jumbo lump, vermillion sauce

— Roasted Red Pepper Soup —
roasted tomatoes, crème fraise, toast points

— Seasonal Vegetable Platter —
best of the season

— Grilled Shrimp Ceviche —
corn cups, cilantro, lime

— Puff Pastry Sticks —
poppy seeds, sea salt

— Roasted Mix Nuts —
rosemary, crispy shallots


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Dinner Party Menu sample

for more information and menu choices click exclusive dining located at the top of page...

Wanting to have an exclusive and elegant dinner party? Entrust Culinary Creations by Todd to make that evening an unforgettable special event. Whether you're looking to host a simple intimate gathering or an extravagant affair, Chef Todd will craft a personalized dinner menu that fits your occasion. He will hand select the freshest and best quality ingredients and prepare the dinner right in your home, using his own kitchen tools and equipment.

dinner party

— Roasted Butternut Squash Soup —
crème fraise, naan

— Osso Bucco —
cabernet sauvignon, shitake

— Saffron Risotto —
saffron, Parmegiano reggiano

— Asparagus Tips —
champagne vinaigrette, butter, garlic

— Key Lime Pie —
fresh cream, lime rings

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WINE PAIRING NOTES

get wine and food pairing tips...


Mediterranean

— Stuffed Grape Leaves —
beef, rice, Greek spices, tzatziki sauce

— Shredded Beef Wraps —
cilantro, red onion, Greek spices, olive oil vinaigrette

— Seasonal Vegetable Platter —
best of the season

— Grilled Sprimp —
scampi butter, basil

— Puff Pastry Sticks —
poppy seeds, sea salt

— Roasted Mix Nuts —
rosemary, crispy shallots


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BRUNCH CATERING MENU

for more information on brunch options click exclusive dining located at top of page...

brunch

— Strata —
smoked ham, asparagus, gruyere

— Potatoes O'Brien —
roasted red pepper, parsley

— Strawberry Crepes —
balsamic, strawberry compote, crème fraise

— Fig Jam Crepes —
mascarpone, almond honey

— Toasted Organic Granola —
pecans, walnuts, sour cherries


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WORLD STREET FOOD EVENT THEMES

Asian Latin American United States