Cele's Meals

Dinner

The below is a small selection of what we offer.  Please inquire for any special requests not listed.

*A surcharge will be added to parties under 15 to cover basic operating costs.

For Casual Dinners, Family Style – Perfect for team dinners

Oktoberfest

Grilled German Sausages with rye bread and sauerkraut
Braised Red Cabbage
Cucumber Salad
German Potato Salad
Herbed Spaetzle
Soft Pretzels with Mustard
German Chocolate Cake

Classic America #1 – Turkey Meatloaf Dinner

Cele’s #1 best seller from her weekly meals menu! Turkey Meatloaf made with onion, whole wheat bread crumbs, garlic, thyme and parsley, then topped with a ketchup glaze (Beef version available upon request) Creamy Mashed Potatoes (or cauliflower puree upon request)
Chicken Gravy
Steamed Broccoli
Granny Smith Apple Crisp with Whipped Cream

Classic America #2 – Fried Chicken Dinner

Fried Chicken, your choice of oven-baked or buttermilk battered & fried.  This chicken is brined for maximum moistness and flavor, then dipped in an herbed and spiced batter and baked or fried to perfection
Country Style Mashed Potatoes
Chicken Gravy
Steamed Broccoli & Cauliflower
Fudgy Brownies with Chocolate Frosting

Classic America #3 – Chili Mac Dinner

Turkey Chili slow cooked with lean ground turkey, plenty of herbs and spices, tomatoes and beans
Homemade Macaroni & Cheese
Toppings: Diced tomatoes, scallions, avocadoes, and shredded parmesan
Caesar Salad with Cele’s secret recipe dressing, whole wheat croutons, and shredded cheddar
Rice Crispy Treats

Optional: Ambrosia Salad 🙂

Beef Stroganoff Dinner

Beef Stroganoff (or turkey available upon request) with sirloin steak, plenty of onions and mushrooms, and reduced-fat sour cream sauce
Egg Noodles
Baby Spinach Salad with chevre crumbles toasted almonds, apple, and raspberry dressing
Granny Smith Apple Crisp with Whipped Cream

Semi-Formal Menus Great for Outdoor or Indoor Events

Southern Charm Picnic

Cold Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Baked Ham with peach mustard glaze
Baked Beans with maple syrup and bacon
Mustard Potato Salad
Black-eyed Pea Salad
Buttermilk Biscuits
Watermelon
Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting or Angel Food Cake with Lemon Curd
Sweet Iced Tea

La Dolce Vita

Sicilian Bruschetta with caponata and ricotta cheese on rustic Italian toasts
Antipasti Platter with salumi and Italian cheeses, olives and roasted vegetables, and Cele’s rosemary focaccia
Layered Torta with ham, spinach, provolone and herbs
Orzo Salad with sweet Italian chicken sausage, peppers, and tomatoes
Buttery Semolina Currant Cookies
Tiramisu Cupcakes

Le Pique-nique

Selection of French Cheeses including triple crème brie, soft and hard bleus, and mild to ripe goat and cow’s milk
Smoked Salmon Pate with French baguettes
Cold Roast Chicken
Crudités with Garlic & Peppercorn Aioli
Ratatouille with eggplant, bell peppers, onion and zucchini
Punitions
(French shortbread cookies)
Fresh Strawberries & Grapes

Chocolate Truffles

Traditional British High Tea

4 Varieties of Tea Sandwiches to be selected from an offline list
Scones served with Devonshire cream, lemon curd and strawberry jam
Assortment of Small Pastries, Fruit Tarts & Chocolate Truffles
Fresh Fruit Platter
Variety of Black and Fruit Teas

Holiday Party Menus

Below are some sample holiday party menus.  Please contact me for full menus and many more delicious holiday menu ideas.

Continental Holiday Party

Appetizers:

Shrimp Cocktail with Trio of Sauces
Tortellini Caprese Salad Skewers
Chicken Parmesan Bites with Marinara Sauce

Entrée:

Cranberry, Spinach and Sausage Stuffed Pork Loin
Roasted Garlic-Parmesan Broccoli
Turnip and Sweet Potato Gratin
Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Shells
Brown Rice Pilaf with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Pinenuts

Desserts:

Triple Chocolate Peppermint Trifle
Pumpkin Chocolate Mousse Cake

Bountiful Northwest (Pesca-Vegetarian)

Baked Salmon with seasonal sauce
Penne with Wild Mushroom and Tomato Sauce
Pear and Gorgonzola Baby Greens Salad
Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes
Braised Fennel
Krab and Herbed Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms
Cheese Board featuring some of Washington and Oregon’s fabulous selections

Warm and Earthy Holiday Party

Appetizers:

Raspberry Brie en Croute with Cranberry Pumpkin Seed Crackers
Sweet & Spicy Nuts Trio
Chicken Parmesan Bites with Marinara Sauce

Entrée:

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Rosemary, Chocolate and Wine Sauce
Honey-Glazed Roasted Root Vegetables
Butternut Squash with Brown Butter
Garlic & Parmesan Rustic Mashed Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf

Desserts:

Eggnog Bread Pudding with Whiskey Sauce
Gingersnap and Jam Parfaits

 

Seafood Holiday Party

Appetizers:

Seafood Croquettes with Lemon Paprika Aioli
Shrimp Salad Phyllo Cups with Cocktail Sauce
Krab Stuffed Mushrooms

Entrée:

Seared Sea Bass with Garlic Butter
Gingered Green Beans
Glazed Carrots with Cardamom and Ginger
Lemony Salt-Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf

Desserts:

Pistachio Raspberry Dacquoise
Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce