Simply Gourmet - Sarasota Event Catering

2009 - 2017

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A Buffet for a Gala of 250 Guests - Jill & Shawn's Wedding

Fine Catering MenusJill and her fiancé Shawn wanted their wedding celebration to include a variety of ethnic tastes. Chef Barrett combined Asian, Italian and European cuisine. Their wedding day was not only a marriage of two terrific people, but also a marriage of different tastes.

We happily customize any menu for your unique day. From weddings to private dinner parties, we focus on the unique details of your special event.



Appetizers    (Passed Butler Style on Fresh Herbs)
Tenderloin Garlic Lollipop
Seared Aged Beef Tenderloin/Fresh Herb Garnish Horseradish Crema

Chicken/Cashew Spring Roll
Asian Vegetable Medley, Chicken Sauté, Ginger/Garlic/Lime, Roasted Cashews, Mandarin Orange Dipping Sauce

Ahi Tuna Tartare
Ahi Tuna Dice, Roasted Sesame/Scallion/Garlic/Ginger/Chili Sauce
Crispy Wonton Triangles

Petite Snapper Tostada
Grilled Garlic Gulf Snapper, Guacamole/Marinated Tomatoes, Crispy Flour Tortilla Round

Smoked Salmon Royal
Smoked Salmon Rosette, Potato Pancake, Scallion Cream, Chive Stick

Island Salad
Marinated Fresh Hearts of Palm/Herbed Tomatoes/Orange Supremes
Crispy Lettuce Medley/Purple Onion Slivers/Mango Vinaigrette

Duet Plate
New York Strip Loin
Roasted Herbed New York Strip, Mushroom Demi Glaze
Garlic Shrimp
Marinated Large Gulf Shrimp, White Wine/Butter/Lemon/Garlic Sauce, Breadcrumb Streusel

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
Baby Creamer Potatoes, Whole Garlic Cloves, Rosemary Springs, Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Grilled Vegetable Antipasto
Smokey Asparagus, Gold/Red Peppers, Forest Mushroom Saute, Sweet Onions

Assorted Artisan Breads, Herb Infused Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Tropical Napoleon
Glazed Tropical Fruit/Vanilla Pastry Cream/Caramelized Puff Pastry Squares/Chantilly Cream



Table Service for 125 Guests - Dr. Kushner's Wine Tasting

Dr. Kushner's choice of Burgundy wines was exquisite. Here we created dishes that would enhance the enjoyment of the wines and capture the bold flavors of the Mediterranean.



Citrus Cured Gravlax Presentation
Citrus/Herb Crusted Cured Sides of Salmon, Garlic Crisps, Scallion Cream
Cucumber Salad

Alsatian Onion Tart
Caramelized Onion, Applewood Smoked Bacon, Swiss Cheese, Puff Pastry Crust

Lower East Side Dim Sum
Pastrami/Swiss Cheese/Waterchestnut/Scallion/Crispy Wrap

Peruvian Ceviche Spoons
Fresh Herbs/Asian Spoon Presentation
Sweet Bay Scallops, Purple Onion/Two Color Pepper Confetti, Florida Citrus Juice Medley

Fish Course
Shrimp Ramona
Pancetta Wrapped Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, White Northern Bean Cassoulet, Pesto Oil

Rustic Bread Medley

Mahogany Duck
Glazed Duck Breast, Bing Cherry/Port Demi Glaze

Wild Rice Risotto, Wild Mushrooms, Parmesan Cheese

Savoy Cabbage Sauté, Vegetable Confetti

Assortment of 3 Fine European Artisan Cheeses
Tallegio/Smoked Pecorino/Spanish Blue
Dried Fruit, Fresh Roasted Almonds

Salad Mouton
Mixed Baby Lettuces, Citrus/Walnut Oil Vinaigrette, Toasted Pecans

Strawberries Romanoff
Casis Macerated Strawberries, Whipped Chantilly Cream, Vanilla Crisp



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Simply Gourmet Caterers - Sarasota's Off-Premise Catering Experts.
Perfect food is our passion. We cater weddings, small parties, business luncheons, brunches, corporate retreats, birthdays, receptions and private affairs. Our award-winning catering is enjoyed at many locations including Selby Gardens, Phillippe Mansion, Ringling Museum, Powell Crosley Estate, Crosley Museum, Chelsea Center, College Hall and The Garden Club. We're extremely familiar with most venues from Sarasota, Long Boat Key, Siesta Key, Bradenton and Ellenton to Tampa, Clearwater, St. Petersburg and Brandon. Delicious food and extreme attention to detail - that's what sets our catering apart.

Simply Gourmet is officially certified by Sarasota County as a Green Caterer.
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