Catering Menu

The Loft Special Events Catering Menu

Our catering is prepared fresh with the finest ingredients. We assure a beautiful presentation and our helpful staff will assist in taking care of every detail.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Catering Office Hours: 10am – 4pm

Catering Phone: 858.678.0922

Catering Email: [email protected]

STUDENT ORGANIZATION BUFFET MENU

Three Items $6 per person
Four Items $7.75 per person
Five Items $9 per person
Six Items $10 per person

Assorted Flatbread Pizzas

Mini Street Tacos (fish, shrimp or pork)

Chicken & Black Bean Quesadillas

Hummus & Pita

Fried Vegetable Spring Rolls

Tater Tots

French Fries

House Made Potato Chips

Chicken Nuggets

Mozzarella Sticks

Jalapeño Poppers

A LA CARTE SELECTIONS

PASSED OR PLATED HORS D'OEUVRES

Spinach and Feta Spanakopita $2.25 ea *ve
Mushroom Truffle Pastry Bites $2.25 ea *ve
Artichoke & Pesto Ricotta Cheese Crostini $2.25 ea *ve
Roasted Vegetable and Goat Cheese Mini Tarts $2.25 ea *ve
Mozzarella Bocconcini with Cherry Tomatoes Skewers $1.75 ea *ve
drizzled with balsamic reduction
Guacamole Cups $1.75 ea *df, gf, vg
blue corn tortilla cups with salsa fresca ad guacamole filling
Chicken Satay $2.50 ea *gf
cumin & coconut chicken skewers with spicy peanut dipping sauce
Roasted Beef Crostini $2.95 ea
horseradish crème fraiche on garlic crostini
Street Tacos $2.95 ea *gf
choice of fish or shrimp, with cabbage slaw and salsas
Curry Spiced Lamb Meatball $2.95 ea *gf
skewered meatball topped with a yogurt mint sauce
Italian Meatball $2.95 ea *gf
skewered beef meatball topped with zesty marinara sauce
Mini Crab Cakes $3.50 ea
served with lemon aioli
Salmon Canape $2.95 ea
sliced cucumber topped with smoked salmon, crème fraiche and dill
Sesame Crusted Tuna $2.95 ea
seared sashimi ahi tuna with wasabi and avocado sauce on a wonton chip
Maine Lobster Roll Slider $3.75
lobster claw & tail meat, brown butter aioli on a brioche bun
Shrimp Tartlets $2.95 ea
mini tart shells filled with old bay cream cheese, cocktail sauce and steamed shrimp
Poke Chip $2.95 ea *df
spicy tuna poke on fried wonton chip
DF = Dairy Free / GF = Gluten Free / VE = Vegetarian / VG = Vegan

STATIONARY HORS D' OEUVRES PLATTERS

Seared Edamame with Soy, Garlic, Chile & Ginger $2.25/person
House-made Potato Chips with Dip $1.50/person
Tortilla Chips & Dips $2.50/person
Guacamole | House-Made Hot Sauce | Salsa Fresca
Assorted Flatbreads $4/person
Veggie Pesto- Roasted veggies, feta, mozzarella | Rustic - Caramelized onions, brie, fig jam | Margherita - fresh mozzarella, tomato sauce, garlic and basil
Trio of Bruschetta $4/person
artichoke, parmesan ricotta | roasted red pepper, feta and basil | olive oil, garlic, tomato and basil
Mediterranean Platter $4/person
trio of hummus: traditional, roasted garlic and sun-dried tomato, served with toasted pita triangles
Antipasto Platter $4/person
Salami, prosciutto, fresh mozzarella cheese, olives, artichokes, roasted & pappadew peppers and other select items served with rosemary focaccia bread and baguette
Quesadilla Platter $5/person
quesadilla filled with smoked chicken, black beans, feta cheese and mozzarella cheese, served with mango salsa, guacamole and hot sauce
Crudite Platter $3.50/person
fresh garden vegetables served with a choice of ranch or hummus dip
Traditional Cheese Board $5.50/person
assorted classic cheeses, served with accompaniments and assorted breads
Gourmet Cheese Board $7/person
assorted local and imported cheeses, served with fresh and dried fruit, nuts and assorted breads
Tuna Poke Platter $7/person
spicy tuna, cucumber, avocado, served with wonton crisps
Baja Ceviche $6/person
With citrus marinated sole & shrimp, tomatoes, avocado, jalapeño, blue tortilla chips
Whole Smoked Salmon Platter $6/person
served with quick pickle cucumber salad
Soy Glazed Black Pepper Wings $4/person

SALADS

Caesar $8/person
shaved parmesan, house made croutons
Rocket $8/person
arugula, raddichio, candied walnuts, apple, shaved parmesan, honey lemon vinaigrette
Mediterranean $8/person
olives, tomato, avocado, onion, feta, sunflower seeds, sprouts, balsamic vinaigrette
Kale & Beet $8/person
green kale, goat cheese, roasted red beets, caramelized onion, toasted almonds, tossed in a lemon poppy seed vinaigrette
Mango & Jicama $8/person
mixed greens, cucumber, toasted almonds, sun dried cherries, goat cheese, cherry balsamic vinaigrette

BREAD SERVICE

Bread Service $1.00/person
(choice of baguette, rolls or garlic bread)

ENTREES

Loft Tacos $9/person

(build your own)

Includes your choice of two entrees: fish, shrimp, carne asada, carnitas, grilled chicken with the following sides: black beans, spicy cabbage slaw, gucamole, mango salsa, salsa fresca, cheese, sour cream, lettuce, and hot sauce

Loft Burgers $9/person

(build your own)

Includes your choice of two pattys: grass fed angus beef, ground lamb, ground turkey, vegan plant based patty with the following sides: onion, lettuce, tomato & condiments based on protein choice. Brioche buns

PASTA & VEGETARIAN

Truffle Penne $7/person
mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, feta cheese, arugula
Mac & Cheese $7/person
with fiscalini aged cheddar, feta, fontina, and parmesan with panko crust
Vegetable & Pesto Lasagne $7/person
Traditional Meat Lasagne $8/person
Gusto Forte $8/person
eggplant, spicy tomato sauce, kalamata olives, capers, goat cheese, basil and penne
Bolognese $8/person
meat sauce, spaghetti, parmesan cheese

SEAFOOD

Miso Brown Sugar Glazed Salmon $12
Portuguese Marinated Tiger Shrimp with Garlic, Chili & Lemon $12

POULTRY

Herb Roasted Chicken $10
Lemon Chicken Picatta $10

MEAT

Spice Rubbed & Grilled Skirt Steak $13
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Steak Sauce $15

SIDES

Sides $3/person

roasted potatoes
mashed potatoes
jasmine rice
vegetable fried rice
sautéed green beans
seasonal vegetable
roasted butternut squash
roasted mushrooms
corn on the cobb
curry roasted cauliflower

PLATTER OR BUFFET DESSERT SELECTIONS

Chocolate Lover's $7/person
chocolate dipped strawberries | double chocolate cupcakes | chocolate espresso brownies | chocolate truffle cheesecake bites
Gourmet Cookies $2.50/person
chocolate chip, raspberry shortbread, oatmeal raisin, gingersnap
Gourmet Bars & Brownies $3/person
assortment of lemon, apple cobbler, berry cheese, chocolate espresso brownie, s'mores, butter brickle blondie, peanut butter blondie, creme brule, pecan
Cupcakes $3.50 each
Chocolate, Carrot, Red Velvet
Ice Cream Sundae Bar $4/person
vanilla or chocolate ice cream, caramel, chocolate sauce, sprinkles, nuts, cookie pieces, and chocolate chips

MINI TARTS & CAKES

4" mini fruit tarts $7 each
4" mini lemon curd tart $5 each
4" french apple tart $5 each
4" berry cheese tart $5 each
petite tiramisu cake $5 each
petite NY cheese cake $5 each
petite chocolate fantasy cake $5 each
petite white chocolate raspberry cheesecake $5 each

SIGNATURE DESSERTS & WHOLE CAKES

NY Cheesecake $55 each
Fresh Fruit Cheesecake $55 each
Oreo Cheesecake $55 each
Lemon Cake $55 each
Windmill Cake $55 each
Carrot Cake $55 each
Boston Creme Pie Cake $55 each
German Chocolate Cake $55 each
Banquet cakes available upon request

HOLIDAY CAKES

Pumpkin Pie $55 each
Pumpkin Cheesecake $55 each
Petite Apple Caramel Walnut Cheesecake $55 each
Christmas Log $55 each
Egg Nog Mousse Cake $55 each
*menu items and prices are subject to change

BEVERAGES

Wine glass $8 or bottle $30
Beer $7/pint
Soft Drinks $2.50 each

By the Gallon (self serve)

Iced Tea - 2 gallons (serves 32 people) $36
Lemonade - 2 gallons (serves 32 people) $36
Coffee - 1 gallon (serves 16 people) $18
Tea - 1 gallon (serves 16 people) $18
Water no charge