Culinary Laboratory Events & Catering

When your event needs more flavor, just add a generous helping of Culinary Laboratory Catering! As the preferred choice in corporate caterers, we make parties memorable for all the right reasons. From delectable hors d’oeuvres to decor, we craft every detail. Our name says it all we have just the right ingredients to bring out the best in your event. 

Sample Menus:

Classic Plated Menu

Salad Course

Harvest Salad

Gorgonzola, Fresh Citrus Segments, Sliced Apple, Candied Pecans, Fresh Herbs,

Red Wine Vinaigrette

Spring Harvest Salad (Seasonal)

Feta, Baby Arugula, Marinated Artichoke Hearts,

Asparagus Tips, Champagne Vinaigrette

Summer Harvest Salad (Seasonal)

Crisp Romaine, Arugula, Sliced Peaches, Fresh Watermelon, White Wine Vinaigrette

Romaine Wedge Salad

Bleu Cheese Crumbles, Crisp Bacon, Diced Tomatoes, Balsamic Vinaigrette

Pickled Beet and Arugula Salad

Crisp Romaine, Baby Arugula, Pickled Beets,

Goat Cheese, Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette


Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad (Seasonal)
Fresh Mozzarella, Whole Leaf Basil,
Arbequina Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar & Sea Salt

*Salad Selections from our Classic Buffet Menu Also   Available for Plated Service

Served with Fresh Baked Bread & Butter



Cast Iron Crisp Chicken
Lemon Buerre Blanc

Chicken Coq Au Vin
Bacon, Caramelized Onions & Mushrooms in a Red Wine Reduction

California Chicken
Dried Apricot Glaze

Grilled Flat Iron Steak
House Demi-Glace

*May Require Equipment Rental

Grilled Bone-In Pork Chop
Seasonal Fruit Chutney

*May Require Equipment Rental


Premium Entrees:


Braised Beef Short Rib
Traditional Pan Jus

Grilled New York Steak
House Demi-Glace

*May Require Equipment Rental

Grilled Salmon Fillet
Lemon Buerre Blanc or Tropical Fruit Salsa
*May Require Equipment Rental

Grilled Halibut or Sea Bass (Subject to Availability)
Champagne Béarnaise or Seasonal Citrus Confit
*May Require Equipment Rental





*Entrees Served with

Chef’s Seasonal Vegetables & Your Choice of One of the Following



Roasted Red Potatoes
Fresh Herbs & Buerre Blanc

Herbed Risotto
Red Pepper Romesco, Fresh Herbs

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Potato Gratin 
Decadent Layers of Scalloped Potatoes with Gruyere Cheese



Classic Buffet Menu




Seasonal Fruit
Abundant Fresh Seasonal Fruits & Berries

Mixed Green Salad
Blue Cheese, Sun-Dried Cranberries, Walnuts &

Strawberry Vinaigrette

Classic Caesar
Fresh Parmesan, House Made Croutons &
Creamy Caesar Dressing

Spinach Salad
Baby Spinach, Pickled Red Onions, Ricotta Salata,
Crisp Bacon & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Kale Salad
Baby Kale, Cruciferous Greens, Seasonal Squash,
Toasted Pepitas & Fresh Citrus Vinaigrette


Tuscan Grilled Vegetables
Grilled Fresh and Drizzled with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Market Fresh Vegetables
With Lemon Buerre Blanc

Seasonal Vegetable Succotash
The Freshest Vegetables of the Season Sautéed with Shallots, Garlic & White Wine

Grilled Asparagus (Seasonal)


Seasonal Pasta
With Pesto or Light Gruyere Cream Sauce, Seasonal Vegetables, Romano Cheese & Fresh Herbs

Roasted Red Potatoes
Fresh Herbs & Buerre Blanc

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Hand Made Ravioli 
Assorted Selections Available

* Buffet Menu Includes Fresh Baked Focaccia &

Baguette With Butter




Barbecue Menu:


Salads & Sides

Fresh Fruit Display


Fresh Sliced Watermelon


Fresh & Crisp Cole Slaw

Traditional Potato Salad
Mayonnaise, Celery, Onions

California Potato Salad
Red Potatoes, Applewood Smoked Bacon &

Red Wine Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad
Pesto Vinaigrette


Country Style Mashed Potatoes

Red Potatoes, Sharp Cheddar, Scallions

BBQ Baked Beans

Mac N Cheese
Four Cheeses & Bacon

Mixed Grilled Vegetables

Grilled Corn on the Cob (Seasonal)


Grilled Asparagus (Seasonal)

Garlic Bread,

Corn Muffins or

Bacon-Chive Biscuits



BBQ Pulled Pork
Served with Soft Sandwich Rolls

Boneless Grilled Chicken
Achiote Citrus Marinade
with BBQ Sauce or Fruit Salsa

Beer-Braised Pork Shoulder
With House BBQ Glaze

Carved Roasted Angus Tri-Tip

Horseradish Cream & BBQ Sauce


Carved Beef Brisket

BBQ Sauce

St. Louis Style Pork Ribs
Traditional Barbecue Sauce

Premium Entrees:

Braised Beef Short Rib
Hearty BBQ Glaze

Carved Smoked New York Loin
Horseradish Cream


Carved Smoked Prime Rib

Au Jus & Horseradish Cream


Grilled Salmon Fillet
Seasonal Fruit Salsa
*May Require Equipment Rental

Italian Inspired Menu:



Antipasto Salad
Chopped Romaine, Salami, Cherry Tomatoes, Pepperoncini, Olives, Roasted Red Peppers,
Focaccia Croutons, Shaved Parmesan &
Herbed Red Wine Vinaigrette

Panzanella Salad

Torn Ciabatta, Fresh Tomatoes, Basil Leaves, Garlic & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Heirloom Tomato Caprese Salad

Fresh Mozzarella, Whole Leaf Basil, Arbequina Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar & Sea Salt

Artichoke Heart & Arugula Salad

Crisp Romaine, Baby Arugula, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Goat Cheese &

Lemon-Oregano Vinaigrette

Mediterranean Cucumber Salad
Grilled Zucchini, Wax Beans, Blue Lake Green Beans, Shaved Red Onion, Tomato, Capers, Feta & Red Wine Vinaigrette


Tuscan Grilled Vegetables
Grilled Fresh and Drizzled with
Balsamic Vinaigrette

Italian Style Vegetable Succotash

Zucchini, Fresh Beans, Bell Pepper, Garlic, White Wine & Fresh Herbs

Grilled Asparagus

Tossed with Roasted Red Bell Peppers, Mushrooms & Freshly Shaved Parmesan

Seasonal Pasta or Gnocchi
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables with a
Light Pesto Cream or House Marinara Sauce

Roasted Red Potatoes

Hand Made Ravioli
Assorted Seasonal Selections Available


Creamy Herb Polenta

Fontina & Fresh Herbs

Italian Inspired Menu Includes
Fresh House Baked Focaccia,

Rosemary Ciabatta Bread & Butter


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