DNL Formal Banquet Menus

These menus are complete banquets which you may use as presented below or customize for your own special reception. Appetizers may be added from our Hot or Cold à la carte menus.

Includes Free Delivery plus Buffet Linen, Chafers & Tableware plus
Servers, Table Linen, China, Stainless, Water & Wine Goblets

Buffet Service

33.00 per guest
50 Guest Minimum

Unbundled Buffet

Unbundle china or china/servers
Call for pricing, 50 Guest Minimum

Plated Sitdown

39.00 per guest
50 Guest Minimum

The following menus are suggestions. Please feel free to mix and match between them.
Also, DNL Catering is happy to work with you to present special dishes which may be
family traditions or other favorites.


Traditional American

Please choose two entrees:

Beef Tenderloin Carving Station Prime Rib Carving Station Chicken Piccata Chicken Cordon Bleu Poached Salmon

Please choose one vegetable:

Broccoli Florets & Baby Carrots Italian Vegetable Medley

Please choose one side:

Garlic Mashed Potatoes Roasted Red Potatoes Potatoes Au Gratin Wild Rice Pilaf

Above comes with the following:

Mixed Green Saladwith Raspberry Vinaigrette and Ranch Dressings Dinner Roll & Butter


Authentic Mexican

Please choose two entrees:

Barbacoa Carne de VacaBeef simmered in red sauce Filete ala MexicanaThin steak layered with savory vegetables Pollo BorrachDrunk Chicken (beer marinated) Mole Poblano PolloChicken in chili & chocolate sauce Cevichecon Camarónes, Veneras, Pez Blanco
Lime marinated shrimp, scallops & fish

Please choose one salad:

Mixed Green Saladwith House Italian and Ranch Dressings Nopalitos SaladTender cactus with Mexican salad vegetables

Above comes with the following:

Spanish Rice Refried Beans with Cheese Flour & Corn Tortillas Tapatio® Hot Sauce


Classic Italian

Please choose two entrees:

Boneless Osso BuccoLamb Chunks simmered in Tomato Pesto Sauce Sausage-stuffed Chicken Breastsimmered in Tomato Pesto Sauce Eggplant Parmigiana Tri-colored Tortelliniin Artichoke Mushroom Cream Sauce Almond Encrusted Trout Fillet

Please choose one vegetable:

Broccoli Florets with Baby Carrots Italian Vegetable Medley

Please choose one Salad:

Caesar Salad Insalata CapreseRoma Tomato & Fresh Mozzarella, Greens

Please choose one side:

Pasta Primavera Wild Rice Pilaf

Above comes with the following:

Fresh Baked Foccacia Triangles


Savory Mediterranean

Please choose two entrees:

Assyrian KurushBeef simmered in Assyrian spices Spiced Beef Ovals Chicken & Lamb Kabobs ½ Roasted Cornish Game Hen

Please choose one vegetable:

Steamed Green Beanswith Toasted Almonds Marinated Roasted Baby Eggplant

Please choose one Salad:

Mixed Green Saladwith Pomegranate Vinaigrette Tabouli Saladwith Fresh Parsley, Mint,
Cucumber, Tomato & Red Onion
Shiraz SaladCucumber, Tomato, Red Onion & Spices

Please choose one side:

Saffron Rice Couscousmade with Broth and Steamed Vegetables

Above comes with the following:

Fresh Pita



DNL Catering * caterers for the Silicon Valley
Sushi

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DNL Hors d´Oeuvre Parties

Includes Free Delivery plus Buffet Linen, Chafers & Tableware

13.00 per guest
Passers in Formal Black & White Available

50 - 74 Guests

Lemon Sesame Chicken Skewers
Cocktail Meatballs
in Barbeque Sauce
Brie & Raspberry in Phyllo
Antipasto Platter
Real Crab Dip
with Specialty Crackers
Crostini
with Walnut, Gorgonzola & Pear
Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries
Seasonal Cookies

75 - 124 Guests

Chicken Saté
Spicy Thai Peanut Curry Marinated Skewers
Baked Brie en Croute
with Candied Walnut Topping
Assorted Mini Quiche
Mushroom Quesadillas
with Spicy Guacamole Crema
Roast Beef Pinwheels
with Caramelized Onion & Blue Cheese
Crostini Caprese
with Basil, Roma & Mozzarella
Moroccan Eggplant Spread
with Toasted Pita Triangles
Petite Cheesecake Slices
Seasonal Cookies

125 - 199 Guests

Hawaiian Chicken Skewers
with Teriyaki & Pineapple
Baked Brie en Croute
Portabella Mushroom Purse
Chicken Piccata Bites
Walkaway Shrimp Cocktail
Crudite (Fresh Vegetable) Platter
with Ranch Dressing
Meat & Cheese Platter
with Specialty Crackers
Homemade Lox Pinwheels
with Capers & Cream Cheese
Vegetarian Pinwheels
Sautéed Fresh Vegetables, Pesto Cream Cheese
Tiramisu Bites
Petite Carrot Cake Slices
Seasonal Cookies

200 Guests & Above

Chicken Saté
Spicy Thai Peanut Curry Skewers
Italian Sausage Bites
Served with Brown Mustard
Coconut Prawns
with Mango Salsa
Real Crab Dip
with Sourdough Bites
Filled Baked Brie en Croûte Sampler
(Roasted Garlic, Candied Walnuts,
Prosciutto, Sauteed Mushrooms)

Mini Quiche
Antipasto Platter
Prosciutto Wrapped Melon Slices
Caramelized Onion Dip
with Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips
Ceviche Shooters
Viennese Dessert Buffet
3 types of Cheesecake Bites
Apple Pastry Bites
Petite Carrot Cake Slices
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Tiramisu Bites, Seasonal Cookies

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DNL Appetizers à la carte

Includes Free Delivery plus Buffet Linen, Chafers & Tableware

Meat Appetizers à la carte

Cocktail Meatballs
Sweet & Sour or Barbeque Sauce
$50.00 per 50 pieces

Cocktail Franks in Puff Pastry
served with Brown Mustard
$60.00 per 50 pieces
Italian Sausage Bites
Served with Brown Mustard
$60.00 per 50 pieces
Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
$100.00 per 50 pieces

Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Sausage or Walnut
$85.00 per 50 pieces
Hawaiian Pulled Pork Sliders
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Antipasto Tray
with Provolone, Mozzarella, Salami, Olives, Marinated Mushrooms, Artichoke Hearts, Peppers, Pickles
$3.00 per person
Meat & Cheese Platter
Roast Beef, Ham, Turkey, Salami, Cheeses and Specialty Crackers
$3.25 per person
Prosciutto Wrapped
Melon Slices

$50.00 per 25 pieces
Blue Cheese Potato Skin
Stuffed with Bacon Bits, Blue Cheese & Green Onions; served with Sour Cream
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Roast Beef Pinwheels
with Caramelized Onion & Blue Cheese
$40.00 per 2 doz pieces

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Poultry Appetizers à la carte

Chicken Skewers
Hawaiian Teriyaki & Pineapple,
Lemon Sesame or
Spicy Thai Saté
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Southwestern Chicken &
Cheese Pinwheels

Chicken, 4-blend & Salsa Cream Cheeses, Cilantro, Green Onions
$40.00 per 2 doz pieces
Quesadillas
Cheese, Mushroom & Cheese or
Grilled Chicken & Cheese
with Spicy Guacamole Crema
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Chicken Wings
Teriyaki or
Hot & Spicy Buffalo,
Served with Ranch Dip
$75.00 per 50 pieces
BBQ Pulled Chicken Purses
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Tearoom Walnut
Chicken Salad

Served inside Mini Croissants
$60.00 per 2 Dozen

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Seafood Appetizers à la carte

Scallops Wrapped in Bacon
$100.00 per 50 pieces

Calamari Rings
Served with Cocktail Sauce
$50.00 feeds 50 people
Coconut Prawns
$95.00 per 50 pieces
Petite Crab Cakes
Served with Cocktail Sauce
$70.00 per 50 pieces
Real Crab Dip
Served with sliced Baguettes
$60 per 25 guests
Fresh Jumbo Prawn Tray
served with Cocktail Sauce
$125.00 for 50 pieces
Lox-stuffed Brie
Smoked Salmon (lox) and Fresh Dill stuffed in a Brie Wheel, served with Specialty Crackers
$60.00 per Wheel (feeds 25)
Lox Pinwheels
Lox, Capers & Lemon Cream Cheese
$45.00 per 2 doz pieces
Sushi
An assortment of sushi rolls (75%) and Nigiri (sashimi sushi) (25%) Served with Wasabi, Ginger & Soy Sauce
$100.00 per 50 pieces
Crab in Phylo Shells
Made with Real Crab
$50.00 per 25 pieces
Shrimp Cocktail
$65.00 per 25 cups
Ceviche Shooters
Shrimp, Scallops, Fish
$75.00 per 25 portions

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Vegetarian Appetizers à la carte

Baked Brie en Croute
w/Sliced Baguettes
$60.00 per Wheel (feeds 25)
Mini Quiche
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Dipped Strawberries
White or Dark Chocolate
$60.00 per 25
Quesadillas
Cheese, Mushroom & Cheese or
Grilled Chicken & Cheese
with Spicy Guacamole Crema
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Caramelized Onion Dip
with Kettle-Cooked Potato Chips
$50.00 per 25 guests
Spanakopita Purse
Spinach, Feta & Cream Cheese in Puff Pastry
$75.00 per 50 pieces
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Sausage or Walnut
$85.00 per 50 pieces
Assorted Crudite
Fresh vegetable tray served with Ranch or Dill Dip
$2.00 per person
Fresh Fruit Tray or Salad
A variety of seasonal fruits
$3.25 per person
Fruit & Cheese Tray
A variety of seasonal Fruits, Cheeses and Specialty Crackers
$4.00 per person
Imported & Domestic Cheese
Garnished with Fruit & served with Specialty Crackers
$3.00 per person
Fresh Fruit Kabobs
Showy Star Display
$40.00 for 10 - 8" Skewers
Crostini Caprese
Basil, Roma Tomato & Mozzarella Cheese
$30.00 per 25 pieces
Vegetarian Pinwheels
Sautéed Fresh Vegetables, Pesto Cream Cheese
$35.00 per 2 doz pieces
Crostini with Gorgonzola Cheese, Walnuts & Pear
$35.00 per 25 pieces
Hummus Spread
with Toasted Pita Triangles
$45.00 per 25 guests
Moroccan Eggplant Dip
with Toasted Pita Triangles
$50.00 per 25 guests
Spinach Dip
Served with Sliced Baguettes
$50.00 per 25 guests

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