Parties and Events

If putting on a small party or event is what you’d like to do, I’d love to help! From passed hors d’oeuvres for a meeting or benefit to intimate dinners, I would be happy to work with you to create a menu that you and your guests will love. I am also happy to host a cooking class!

The ideas below are a place from which to start. Contact me for a personalized menu!

Hors d’oeuvres

 hors d'oeuvres Seared Ahi with lightly pickled cucumber, crispy nori, and soy reduction

A simple and delicious recipe for a great holiday appetizer! Roast sweet potatoes with bacon, crispy leeks, and spicy mayo | Tasting Everything  Roast squash, smoked bacon, spicy aioli, and crispy leeks

 Chipotle rockfish tacos - hors d'oeuvres | Tasting Everything Chipotle rockfish tacos with pineapple salsa and fresh herbs

 hors d'oeuvres Crispy roast pear with chèvre, walnuts, and pomegranate

 Lemongrass and Chili Shrimp with Toasted Rice Powder Lemongrass shrimp with chilies and toasted rice powder

 hors d'oeuvres Smoked wild salmon “lollipops” with cress cream cheese and poppyseed

 Balsamic roast blueberry and ricotta phyllo purses Roast balsamic blueberry purses with fresh ricotta (not gf)

 hors d'oeuvres Warm brie and caramelized onion pockets (not gf)

 Sample Menus 


Menu 1

King Trumpet Carpaccio with Scallion Oil and Herbs


Butternut Squash Soup with Miso Brown Butter and Rosemary


Soy-Marinated Salmon with Black Rice and Sesame Broccoli


Vanilla Bean Panna Cotta with Pomegranate

Menu 2

Warm Brie with Caramelized Onions and Thyme Honey

Pear and Goat Cheese Salad with Pomegranate and Winter Greens


Duck Confit with Celery Root Puree and Chili-Cranberry Relish


Individual Caramel Apples

Menu 3

Burrata with Crispy Prosciutto and Arugula


Roast Beets with Citrus and Herbs


Roast Pork Chops on Creamy Polenta with Balsamic Roast Blueberries


Malbec-Poached Pears with Whipped Mascarpone