M E N U S.

Everything yummy, all our menus are totally customizable.

Does anyone else get hungry just reading menus and thus it (reading menus) has become their hobby? Well, we do and it has! Let these menus serve as an example of the kind of food we're doing here at The Pleasure Principle™. At the heart of every one of our menus is the philosophy to keep it simple and simply delicious - let the ingredients be the reason why our food is so yummy and crave-worthy.

These menus are available for our in-home chef experiences as well as for catering for groups of 2 - 200 people. SIGN UP for our EMAIL list for access to the menus featured at our supper club dinner parties. All menus are extremely customizable and we can accommodate all special dietary requests and needs. 

 

Check back every month for our new menus and allow yourself the opportunity to take a moment out of your day and drool at the very thought of our food!

Autumnal Equinox in California, 2019.

Starters

Stuffed Mofongo (Savory Plantain Mash) with Sauce Accoutrements (ground beef, sautéed shrimp, shredded chicken)

 

Silky Kabocha Squash Soup with Saffron Arancini “Croutons”, Smoked Paprika Olive Oil, Toasted Pepitas & Fresh Micro Herbs

Prosciutto di San Daniele with Stone Fruit and Hard Cheeses or Hand Selected Cheese & Charcuterie Platters

Mediterranean Mezze with Housemade Hummus, Crudite, Spiced Ground Lamb, Toasted Pine nuts

Whipped Brandade with Smoked Trout, Parmesan, Young Olive Oil and Rustic Bread

 

Radicchio, Fennel & Endive Salad with Persimmon - Blood Orange Vinaigrette, Toasted Nuts & Hard Cheese

Jerk Chicken Empanadas with Savory Yogurt Raita + Jerk Mother Sauce (aged 18 months)

Mains

Pan Roasted Free-Range Crispy Skin Chicken Thighs (Seasonally Mediterranean; Caribbean; Californian)

Caribbean Fish Stew – bacalao, shrimp, mussels, sweet potatoes,
jalapeños + marash chili in a coconut broth. Served with Black Eyed Pea Fritters

Coconut Milk Stewed Tri-Tip a la Feijoada

Stemple Creek Ranch beef meatballs with Marinated Feta over Minted Sweet Pea Puree

Ancient Grains Stuffed Rainbow & Swiss Chard w/ Squash Pureé

Jerk Spiced Seared Rib Eye with Exotic fruit Buerre Monté

Sides

Charred Broccolini & Crispy Harissa Chickpeas

Melted Fennel

Mashed Potatoes with Chives and Fresh Sour Cream

Tortilla Española with Berbere Spiced Raita

Braised Greens 

Grilled New Potatoes, Green Garlic + Mustard Vinaigrette

Coconut Rice + Cubano Black Beans

Coarse Ground Polenta

Breads from Acme Bakery

Desserts

Butter Yellow Cake with Macerated Stonefruit

Chocolate Cake

Mango & Coconut Upside Down Cake with Tahitian Vanilla Crème Anglaise

Blood Orange Swirled Cheesecake with Port Wine Berries & Ginger Cookie Crust

'Pan de Platano' - Banana Bread made with ripe bananas and plantains, Rum-Pineapple Soak, Candied Nuts

COCKTAILS

HIGH ABV

The Basic Upgrade - Wild Agave Mezcal, Fred Jerbis Amaro, Bitters + Citrus

MID ABV

Pleasure's Punch - Dark Rum, Luxardo, Hibiscus Simple, Pineapple Juice, Soda + Lime

She's So Dark & Stormy - Rum Agricole, Cynar, Lemon, Ginger Liqueur, Soda

LOW ABV

La Mas Alta (a highball) - Luxardo, Ramazzotti, Cherry Juice + Organic Cola