Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Thinking ahead to summer - have a Luau and celebrate together

As NYC boutique caterers the 
culinary team at CuisinEtc 
Catering + Special Events
is often asked to create 
menus that revolve 
around a theme. 
Since this has been 
a rough winter,
we are all anticipating 
the start of spring 
this weekend as well as 
the sunshine of summer days,
a summer luau was todays task!

In that vein, 
Here are some  
menu ideas for 
a Hawaiian Luau 
CuisinEtc style

a bevy of fun and 
delicious menu ideas for a
 rooftop NYC engagement party, 
backyard birthday celebration
or apartment building 
community get together...

~ kalua puaa – Hawaiian roasted pig with sweet potato

~ kula green salad topped with taro Croutons + papaya seed dressing accompanied by Molokai Sweet Rolls + macadamia  butter.

~ guava Chicken Kebabs

~ ahi poke- marinated raw ahi tuna

~ swordfish pagoda short plate

~ gingered sweet potato wontons

~ Satay Station with beef, pork,  veggie and/or shrimp satay

~ lau lau 
(steamed Polynesian spinach with pork + fish)

~ lomi lomi salmon + shrimp 
Served on Endive Spears

~ sweet + sour mahi–mahi 

over julienned veggies
+ mango black bean salsa

~ pipi kaula -Hawaiian style jerky

~ taro + lotus root salad

~ big island fried rice

~ teriyaki steak, 
can be grilled in front of your guests

~ mini hoisin pulled pork sandwiches 
on black sesame island biscuits

~ Hawaiian caesar salad 
 with teriyaki salmon + lotus chips

~ Coconut Chicken + shrimp skewers

~ tropical fruit display –
grilled pineapple, mango + papaya 
and coconut in the shell

~ haupia coconut pudding

~ tropical chocolate brownies

~ maui pineapple coconut jungle cake

`~ lilikoi (passionfruit) mousse in chocolate cups,

~ macadamia cheesecake

mai tais and blue lagoons as featured drinks
        garnished with fresh fruits 
                   and miniature paper parasols!

cuisinetc catering and special events is a boutique nyc caterer that produces events large and small throughout the tri-state area and BEYOND.  If you would like to consider our services for an upcoming in NYC, New Jersey, Long Island, Connecticut and beyond,  we are here to help you work out a menu that fits your vision and budget.   The culinary team has traveled from coast to coast working on special events and would be thrilled to bring the best party concept to you and your guests as well.

1 comment:

  1. What about Hawaiian pizza ?

    I'll show up there uninvited if you serve that. Lol.

    Sounds like a tasty menu