The following is an extensive list of menu options, which varies with season, cost, and number of guests. We hope you feel inspired, but not confined.


 Hors d’oeuvres (staged or passed by wait-staff, or combination):  

Mediterranean Platter | fresh + grilled vegetables, assorted olives, grilled flatbread, choice of two dips (homemade hummus, roasted red pepper-walnut dip, tzatziki, smoked salmon-dill-lemon zest mousse, baba ghanoush, sweet onion-cream cheese dip)

Artisan Cheese & Charcuterie Platter | fresh fruit, baguette 

Salsa Bar | Salsa Fresca, Salsa Verde, Salsa Picante, guacamole, chipotle-black bean dip, tortilla chips, pickled carrots, cauliflower, and jalapenos 

Homemade Thin Crust Pizza: 

~ BBQ chicken, sweet peppers, mozzarella 

~ caramelized onion, port-soaked fig, béchamel, toasted walnut, gorgonzola, 

~ pesto, prosciutto, arugula, sundried tomato, toasted pine nut 

~ heirloom tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, basil 

~ Swiss chard, burrata, sausage 

Homemade Meatballs | zinfandel-tomato sauce

Marinated Eggplant Rolls | raw cashew spread, Thai basil, hot and sweet pepper, garlic, shallot, dill, capers. 

Dungeness Crab Cakes | celery, fennel, lemon, crème fraiche 

Mini Rolled Tacos:

~ grilled mushrooms, kale, charred corn, ancho peppers, queso crema

~ carnitas, guacamole, sour cream 

~ smoked salmon, shredded cabbage, avocado, sour cream 

Ahi Tuna Tartare | cucumber, toasted sesame seed, pickled ginger, wasabi aioli 

Ricotta Crostini | EVOO, sea salt, thyme, roasted Nardelli peppers,  

Prosciutto Wrapped Pears, Figs & Melon 

Pulled Duck Crostini | sour cherry-Syrah reduction  

Grilled Tiger Prawns | citrus-chili glaze 

Chicken or Tofu Kabobs | sweet onion, bell pepper, pineapple, mushroom

Caprese Kabobs | cherry tomato, cucumber, mozzarella, basil oil 

Fried fish | celeriac (celery root), citrus aioli, dill 

Mini Mushroom Tarts | wild mushrooms, parsley, parmesan, cream 

Sweet Potato Latkes | toasted coriander, crème fraiche 

Pulled Pork Sliders | homemade BBQ sauce  

Jalapeno Poppers 

Rice Paper Spring Rolls | red pepper, carrot, cucumber, purple cabbage, avocado, tofu, bean sprouts, basil, peanut sauce  

Stuffed Mushrooms | pancetta, breadcrumbs, Italian herbs, parmesan

Yogurt-Curry Chicken/Lamb Skewers | chicken breast cutlets/lamb cutlets, Strauss organic whole milk yogurt, curry spices


 ~ Mexican style | fish, shrimp, lemon, lime, tomato, cucumber, avocado, red onion, cilantro, jalapeno 

~ Peruvian style | fish, sweet corn, white sweet potato, cilantro, garlic, habanero, jalapeno, aji amarillo, red onion, lime  


Classic Caesar | anchovy, parmesan, lemon, cracked pepper, croutons

Strawberry-Spinach Salad | toasted walnuts, crumbled feta, balsamic vinaigrette 

Seasonal Greens | beet & carrot curls, toasted hazelnuts, lemon-herb vinaigrette  

Arugula-Radicchio | shaved fennel, cracked pepper, white wine vinaigrette  

Italian Vegetable Salad | butter lettuce, marinated eggplant, bell pepper, tomato, green olive, parmesan, boiled egg, herbed vinaigrette 

Summer Salad | red romaine, heirloom tomatoes, cucumber, toasted pumpkin seeds, lemon-herb vinaigrette 

Summer Salad 2 | mixed greens, corn, shredded cabbage, heirloom tomato, red onion, jicama, basil lemon vinaigrette 

Heirloom Tomato Salad | mixed greens, olive oil, balsamic, basil, toasted pine nuts 

Marinated Beet Salad | mixed greens, Point Reyes Blue, pistachio, basil, balsamic reduction  

Winter Salad | spinach, red pear, walnut, pomegranate, gorgonzola, balsamic 

Winter Salad 2 | leafy greens, Valencia orange, pickled red onion, goat chevre, herbed vinaigrette  


Leg of Lamb | demi-glace, mint, rosemary, dried red jalapenos, allspice  

Lamb Tagine | dried apricots, golden raisins, almonds, chickpeas, carrots, onion, shallot, turmeric, sweet paprika, cinnamon, fresh ginger, lemon & cilantro 

Grilled Ribeye | red wine demi-glace, rosemary 

Mushroom-herb Crusted Pork Loin | gorgonzola cream sauce 

 Baked Pork Chop | candied apple, celery root slaw 

Oven Roasted Pomegranate-White Fig Chicken | pan seared chicken breast in pomegranate juice reduction with homegrown organic white figs

Classic Grilled Chicken | lemon, garlic, white wine, rosemary, thyme   

BBQ Tri Tip | spice-rubbed, Ellery’s homemade sauce 

Grilled Salmon | ginger, lime, cracked pepper 

Seared Red Snapper | cherry tomato, basil, white wine, butter 

Grilled Sea Bass | marsala-shallot sauce  

Local Rock Cod | lemon, dill, cream 

Grilled Prawns | tomato, fennel, saffron  

Sea Scallops | Meyer lemon, pistachio 

Teriyaki Glazed Tofu | fresh basil, marinated red pepper, sesame seeds 

Portobello Mushrooms | homemade pesto, balsamic reduction 

Polenta Lasagna | grilled veggies, heirloom marinara, spinach, ricotta, mozzarella, parmesan 

Ground Beef Lasagna | three cheeses, heirloom marinara   

Coconut Curry | cumin, coriander, ginger, garlic, cilantro, basil, carrots, potatoes, broccoli, winter squash, Thai peppers & tofu over brown rice  

Chicken Enchiladas | tomatillo salsa, cilantro, Queso fresco 

Pork Enchiladas | red enchilada sauce, cheddar cheese

Fajita Bar | black beans, grilled veggies, pulled chicken or carnitas, Spanish rice, cilantro, salsa fresca, guacamole, sour cream, jack cheese 

Pasta Selections: 

Linguine | seafood, parsley, lemon, fennel 

Rotini | wild greens, shallot, nutmeg, Irish cheddar 

Spaghetti | sundried tomato, mushroom, arugula, ricotta, oregano, thyme, 

Rigatoni | pure ricotta with sage butter & parmesan 

Penne | pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, spinach, pine nuts, olives


Homemade creamy mashed potatoes (possible additions: bacon, caramelized onion, gorgonzola…) 

Dark leafy greens | ginger, garlic, kosher salt, olive oil, sesame oil 

Wild rice pilaf | carrots, peas, pan-fried shallots. 

Wild mushroom risotto | pecorino romano, saffron 

Couscous pilaf | dried apricots, pine nuts, parsley 

Farro salad | arugula, feta, sun dried tomatoes, marinated mushrooms

Roasted root vegetables | rosemary-garlic

Corn-on-the-cob | herb butter compound 

Grilled artichoke hearts | hot lemon oil 

Fennel, celery root, carrot & cabbage slaw 

Grilled asparagus | olive oil, cracked pepper, sea salt, Meyer lemon

 Italian white bean salad | red onion, oregano, thyme 

Winter squash & walnut risotto 

Maple glazed carrots  

Roasted potatoes | sea salt, cracked pepper, rosemary 

Pan-seared brussels sprouts | toasted hazelnut, caramelized shallot 

Summer veggie medley | rainbow peppercorn, Tuscan blue rosemary, sea salt  

Gourmet Mac ‘n’ Cheese | elbow noodles, béchamel, heirloom tomatoes, broccoli, cheddar, parmesan & toasted breadcrumbs 

Lentil Dahl | lentils, coconut milk, garlic, ginger, spices, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, lime juice 


Dark Chocolate-Hazelnut Brownie | homemade vanilla caramel 

Lemon Tart | fresh raspberries, whipped cream 

Chocolate Torte | candied orange peel, pistachio 

Ellery’s Tiramisu | rum-soaked sponge cake, mascarpone, chocolate, espresso 

Strawberry Shortcake | homemade whipped cream  

Cherry Cake | sponge cake, custard, whip cream, dried cherries, pistachio, chocolate  

Local Walnut Pie | brandy, cinnamon, coffee ice cream  

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Pie or Tart | homemade whipped cream  

Pomegranate Poached Pears | vanilla ice cream, balsamic reduction  

Ellery’s Carrot Cake | homegrown carrots, walnuts, raisins, pineapple, cream cheese-cognac frosting  

Lemon-Poppy Seed Pound Cake  

Chocolate-Fig Tart | roasted strawberry compote  

Coconut Cream Pie | graham cracker pie crust

Cherry- Brandy Bread Pudding | almond cream  

Cookies! (Espresso-chocolate shortbread, chocolate chip, oatmeal-cranberry, amaretti, sandwich creams, pistachio-almond-dried cherry thins…) 

Buttermilk Yellow Cake | whipped cream frosting, raspberry filling  

Vanilla Pound Cake | ginger-peach compote, vanilla bean ice cream, brandy syrup  

Homemade Baklava | cinnamon, cardamom, pistachio, walnut, local honey  

Mini Espresso Custard | shaved chocolate, whip cream  

Please speak with us directly about gluten-free &/or vegan dessert options 


Scrambled Eggs | fresh spinach, button mushrooms, caramelized onions, pepperjack 

Farmhouse Frittata | eggs, potatoes, leek, zucchini, summer squash, pepper, ham  

Sweet Potato Hash Browns  

Homestyle Potatoes | rosemary, sea salt, cracked pepper  

Local Organic Sausage or Bacon  

Poached Salmon | capers, dill, lemon cream  

Blueberry-Buttermilk Muffins  

Pistachio-Orange-Sour Cream Muffins  

Pancakes | maple syrup, butter 

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Coffee Cake | cinnamon-walnut streusel (blackberry, peach, pear, apple…)  

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls | raisins, walnuts, almond icing  

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad