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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

A Special Custom Menu from Green Mansions Catering


     One of our great pleasures in catering is to design a special menu for a group on 23rd street. The menu was done for Holland Lodge No. 8, one of the oldest in the country, founded by the Dutch in New York City and using a Dutch bible. So, two of the hors d'oeuvre were related to Holland and their Indonesian influence. The group really wanted large crab cakes of a style that did not have a lot of vegetables and breading. Here's a letter I received after the event

I want to personally thank you for a world class job last night! The food was delicious and the staff excellent and attentive. The hors d'oeuvre were delicious and perfect. Our crab cakes were delicious and just what I wanted. I have to tell you, you really out did yourself! I was beyond impressed. Thanks for all your efforts- I really enjoyed planning this with you and look forward to doing more in the future.

Check out the menu below! 


Menu

Hors d'Oeuvre
Dutch Rookworst in Pastry with Mustard
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce
Newport Caviar Rounds
Montrachet Tarts with Basil & Dried Tomato

Dinner
Naked Crabcakes a la Ruth Reichl
on Fancy Greens with Creole Mayonnaise

Tournedos of Beef
with Grapefruit Bordelaise,
Individual Potatoes Anna with Rosemary,
and Baked Vegetables with a Touch of Balsamic

Dessert
Individual Chocolate Cakes with Molten Center
Whipped Cream with Cherry, Vanilla Ice Cream 
Almond Macaroons
Coffee