Are you vacationing in San Diego and need a chef to provide meals for your family? While visiting San Diego, don’t just see the sites. Get a real taste of the city; with a focus on local produce, beer, wine, meats and seafood Chef Jenn will give you a true taste of San Diego.
Chef Jenn has created delicious food for upscale events and intimate private gatherings for over 10 years.
Whether you are planning an intimate dinner for 2 or a large family dinner, Chef Jenn is the chef for you! Her menus showcase New California Cuisine; this style of cuisine starts with an emphasis on local ingredients, while showcasing global culinary techniques.
Special dietary need are one of Chef Jenn’s specialty (Gluten-Free, Vegan, Diabetic, Low Sodium, Anti Inflammatory, etc.)..
Please plan on a minimum of 2 weeks for planning your event. All prices are subject to your personalized menu.
All menus can be customized to whatever your heart (or budget) desires, or special dietary needs.
Offering both plated dinner services and buffet. The menus listed below are sample menus. Please contact Chef Jenn to create a custom menu for your party.
With Chef Jenn’s “100% Local” meals you will receive a locally sourced, organic, sustainable meal. Costs listed bellow are subject to seasonal availability and the number of guests.
$75 per person with a Minimum of 8 people
An assortment of scones and croissants from Cardamom Bakery and Jackie’s Jam’s
Scrambled Farm Fresh Eggs with Fresh Herbs
Breakfast Meats (sausages from Heart and Trotter Butcher Shop and bacon)
Baked French Toast with Apricots and Almonds served with Straus Family Creamery Whipped Cream and Maple Syrup
Seasonal Local Fruit, Yogurt and Granola Bar with a Trio of Yogurts and a Selection of Granola
Local Lunch Buffet
$90 per person minimum of 6 people
Farmer Market Salad with Temecula Olive Oil Company California Balsamico Bianco Vinegar (White Balsamic)Dressing
With a selection of local bread (gluten-free available), cheese and all the fixings (lettuce, tomatoes, onions, mustard, and mayonnaise)
Selection of Local Snacks and Fresh Tortilla Chips
Ice tea, Lemonade and Water
Local Chocolate Truffle from Andrea’s Truffles
Local Plated Dinner
Menu- $200 per person minimum of 6 people
Appetizer Platter-A cheese platter with California Cheeses and Meat Men Salumi with Local Bread
Salad- Arugula Salad with Temecula Olive Oil Company California Balsamico Bianco Vinegar (White Balsamic) Vinaigrette, Fresh
Strawberries (or seasonal fruit), Toasted Almonds and California Goat Cheese
Surf and Turf Entrée- Braised Short Ribs with Sautéed Mushroom and Shallots and Pan Seared Local Catch of the Day From Catalina Offshore Products or local fishermen with Citrus Beurre Blanc with Sautéed Seasonal Local Vegetables and Creamy Polenta
Individual Seasonal Fruit Galletes with Orange Caramel Sauce and Whipped Cream
Chef Jenn is menus are perfect for any occasion, the menus listed bellow are not locally sources or organic (this can be done upon request):
$47 per person with a minimum of 10 people
An Assortment of Breakfast Breads and or Muffins with butter
Light and Fluffy Scrambled Eggs with Fresh Herbs
Bacon and Pork Breakfast Sausage
Seasonal Fruit Platter with Honey Greek Yogurt and Granola
Orange Juice, Milk, Coffee and Tea
Cocktail Hour Menu
$75 per person with a minimum of 8 people
Blood Orange and Anejo Tequila Margaritas Cocktail (liquor supplied buy guest) or Mock-tail
Roasted Multi Colored Beets Salad with Arugula, Shallots, and Blue Cheese with a Greek Yogurt and Herb Vinaigrette
Platter of Pickled and Fresh Vegetables with Hummus and Persian Flat Bread
A Trio of “Mini Bites” –
Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers with Sofirto, Black Beans and White Rice
Crab Cakes with Dill Sauce
Grilled Chicken Skewers with Chipotle Dipping Sauce
“Italian” Themed Dinner for 2
Butternut Squash Soup with Saffron Cream
White Wine and Calabrian Chili Braised Chicken or Local Fish with Lemon and Fresh Herbs
Roasted Asparagus with Garlic
Pasta with Fresh Tomato Sauce
Italian Dinner Buffet
$85 per person with a minimum of 12 people
Assorted Cheese Platter, Marinated Olives, Stuffed Hot Peppers, served with fresh Bread
Arugula and Romaine Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic Dressing, and Shaved Parmesan
Whole Roasted Chicken with a Lemon Caper Sauce
Orzo with Fresh Herbs and Sauted Seasonal Vegetables
Sunday Roast Dinner
$95 per person with a minimum of 10 people
Seasonal Soup (Roasted Butternut Squash, Classic French Onion, Creamy Tomato Basil, etc.)
Baby Kale Salad with Shiraz Vinaigrette, Fresh Strawberries, Toasted Almonds and Goat Cheese
Pork Loin Roasted Stuffed with Spinach and Garlic
With Roasted Seasonal Vegetables and Crispy Smashed Potatoes
Seasonal Fruit Crumble with Vanilla Ice Cream
Mexican “Fiesta Buffet” Party Menu
$115 per person minimum of 10 people
Queso Fundito with Local Corn Tortilla Chips and Fresh Veggies
Mexican Chopped Salad (Romaine Lettuce, Red Onion, Fresh Corn, Peppers, Queso Fresco and Quinoa) with a Chipotle Orange Dressing
Sautéed Fajita Vegetables, Lettuce, Chopped Tomatoes, Chili De Arbol Salsa, Fresh Salsa, Guacamole, Pickled Red Onion, Cheese,
Corn and Flour Tortillas
New Mexico Chili Braised Shredded Beef, or Vegetarian “Ground Beef”
Roasted Corn and Oaxacan Cheese Tamales with Salsa Verde
Mexican red Rice and Drunken Pinto Beans
Mexican “Hot” Chocolate Flavored Chocolate Pudding with Fresh Berries
Please contact Jenn at (858) 212-9054 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.