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Serving Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, Santa Ynez, Solvang, Los Olivos, Goleta, Montecito
805-450-5660 jude@topshelfsb.com

Taco Buffet Menu

APPETIZERS

Chips, salsas and guacamole

Empanadas with green chile pork

Ahi tuna tostadas with avocado crema, queso fresco and chipotle

Roasted corn pico di gallo fresh cheese quesadilla bites

TACO BAR BUFFET

Chile Relleno &

(Choose three)

Achiote marinated boneless chicken thighs grilled and chopped

Red chile chicken tinga (hand shredded)

Pork Al Pastor with onion, pineapple, adobada

Ranchero style carne asada

Slow cooked barbacoa style beef short ribs

Cauliflower Al Pastor (vegan)

CONDIMENTS AND SIDES

Pinto beans (whole seasoned or refried with olive oil)

OR

Black beans (with chipotle and queso fresco or simply seasoned)

Spanish rice

Fresh queso fresco crumbled

Salsa verde, salsa fresca, habanero salsa

Guacamole, pico de gallo, diced onion, cilantro, lime wedges

Corn tortillas: 4 inchFlour tortillas: 6 inch

BBQ MENU

APPETIZERS

Roasted roma tomato and whipped goat cheese tart with micro basil and balsamic syrup

Smoke salmon flat bread with crème fraiche, capers, pickled red onion, lemon oil and chives

One bite brioche slider with red chile chicken and cilantro-lime slaw

SALADS

(Choose one)

Arugula, toasted crushed almonds, feta cheese, dried cranberry, pickled red onion, Meyer lemon-dijon dressing

Caesar salad, smoked paprika croutons, parmesan, Caesar dressing

Wedge salad, bacon, diced tomato, avocado, red onion, blue cheese, vinaigrette

Slice beef steak tomato, red onion, pine nuts, basil, gorgonzola, red wine dressing

MAINS

(Choose three)

BBQ glazed boneless short ribs

Slow cooked 6 hour pork

Citrus-achiote chicken “Chops”

Classic Tri Tip with Seasoning

Pork ribs or Beef ribs

STARCHES

(Choose two)

Mac and triple cheese with panko cheddar crust

Creamy whipped potato with garlic chips, scallions and bacon

Roasted Red potato, shallots, thyme and evoo

Quinoa, feta, baby kale, toasted honey walnuts, dried cherry, flat leaf parsley, onion herb dressing

VEGETABLES

(Choose one)

Local vegetables roasted and caramelized with tomato basil al Checca or lemon butter

Braised local greens with evoo and candied garlic

Ratatouille, slow cooked, golden raisins, fresh oregano, Pecorino romano

DESSERTS

(Choose one)

Apple tart strips with cinnamon whipped cream

Profiterole filled with vanilla crème patisserie dipped in chocolate

Flourless chocolate cake, strawberry sauce, whipped cream

Soft baked peanut butter thumbprint cookies

Chocolate pecan squares
 Ice cream sundae bar available upon request (additional charge)

Italian Style

Appetizers

  • Roasted local roma tomato tarts, whipped goat cheese, lemon essence, micro basil, balsamic

  • Olive tapenade bruschetta with fresh hand-made mozzarella, sliced local tomato, urban farm basil and evoo

  • Mini cup w/ spicy puntanesca style (beef) meatballs and creamy parmesan sauce

Dinner buffet

  • Local urban farm greens, diced tomato, shaved zucchini, pickled red onion, feta cheese, smoke paprika croutons, country vinaigrette

  • Buttermilk herb crusted salmon w/ Champagne-chive butter

  • Roasted boneless half chicken, stuffed with pesto, fontina cheese, garlic braised spinach and sundried tomato

Vegetarians(Preparation for only 15-20 servings):

  • Roasted butternut squash, sundried tomato and potato lasagna with sage pesto and walnut-panko crust

Sides

  • Au gratin potato with parmesan and cheddar

  • Local fresh vegetables with herbs and extra virgin olive oil

  • Assortment of local artesian breads and salted butter

Dessert buffet

Lemon bars, tiramisu, Italian cookies, soft chocolate chip cookies