a p(l)easant food family style dinner.
glazed salmon and pineapple skewers
citrus marinated shrimp
with lemon herb aioli
baked brie bites
with blackberry and sage honey on toast
tarragon and fennel roasted chicken
red wine short ribs
with almonds, shaved radishes, shaved carrots, and balsamic vinaigrette
with parmesan and garlic torn croutons
roasted seasonal root vegetable
mixed vegetable succotash
with herbs and olive oil
smashed baby fingerlings
with charred green onion cream
three rice pilaf
deep chocolate brownie bites
olive oil cake
with browned butter buttercream, burnt orange caramel
All organic ingredients.
Also, when possible: Non-GMO,
California produce grass fed beef & dairy,
cage free poultry, sustainable seafood.
Vegan, gluten-free, and other customization options may be available (may cost extra).
Enjoy a family style gathering in your home. If you’re looking to have an experience that's truly connecting, Chef Lori is the hero you’re seeking. Her flavors are fresh and inspired with a sophistication that is devoid of pretense. Her plating is minimalistic and lovely and true to the tradition of Southern California cuisine. Every dish she creates is made from scratch, with love.
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Well, once again I am LATE in thanking you for the WONDERFUL Christmas eve dinner. It was stress free and fabulous!!! Angie couldn’t stop talking about how much she enjoyed having not only a chef, but Chef Lori!! You’re just the best!!!! We had prime rib sandwiches on Christmas and died!! Did you see the young kids going back for Salmon? :) And that Charcuterie!! We enjoyed that for a few days after! And the triffle!! It was yummy the next day too!!! Thank you Thank you!!
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Lori was amazing! From beginning to end, she was a delight to work with. Our guests LOVED her diverse menu, beautiful presentations and all of the incredible flavors that kept coming out of our kitchen all night long! I may never cook for a party again, now that I have found Lori