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Welcome to Jay's official blog, where you'll find a chronicle of our events, cuisine, and artisan designs. Experience something beyond the mainstream with Jay's Catering. What makes us stand a head above ordinary caterers? Simply: spectacular food, dazzling presentation, and consistent creativity. Our chefs use only the finest ingredients and the freshest produce available to create unique menus for each event. With a flair for the theatrical, you will find traditional favorites like hamburgers and grilled cheese metamorphosed into bite-sized treats served up in inventive new ways. Whether your event is Tuscan themed or an Indian extravaganza, our Chef de Cuisine and his team are masters of every detail and sticklers for taste.

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Dana + Jason, Serra Plaza

June 24th will go down as one of our favorite days at Serra Plaza. We had the pleasure of catering Dana and Jason’s wedding, here is a look at some of the details!623175Dana and Jason worked with our team to create an Asian-inspired menu, from the hors d’oeuvres to the entrée! The menu included Vietnamese Style Chicken Spring Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce, an Asian Kale Salad with Mango & Honey Vinaigrette, Bulgogi Style Boneless Beef Short Ribs, and Honey & Ginger Glazed Salmon. 93919928Thank you Brian Leahy Photography for sharing these stunning photos with us!

Venue: Serra Plaza
Photography: Brian Leahy Photography
Coordination: Simply Sweet Weddings & Events
Florist: Three Petals
DJ + Photo Booth: VOX DJs
Lighting: Illuminated Events
Hair + Make Up: Vanity Belle

Chambre Menu Coming Soon!

We are excited to share some of the items from our new Chambre Menu! These items are designed to be served at room temperature, which is exactly what we’ve been craving with this warm summer weather. It is a mix of some of our Jay’s favorites, with fresh new items that are sure to be a crowd pleaser. Beautiful photos by: Shot by Billy
23Charcuterie Tray with Honeycomb, Dried Fruit, Nuts, Olives, and a selection of our favorite cheeses.4Lemon and Thyme Glazed Chicken Breast on a bed of Zuchinni Noodles.567Grilled Vegetable Quinoa Salad, Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad, Broccoli Bacon Salad, and Grape Tomato & Cremini Mushroom Truffle Bruschetta.89Smoked Atlantic Salmon with Tomato Bruschetta and Fig Balsamic Glaze.10111213Chipotle Grilled Flat Iron with Avocado, Roasted Corn and Lime Relish.

New Cupcakes

Exciting News! Our bakery & Cafe, Ellie's Table is bringing back some of your favorite cupcakes as well as an exciting new flavor! Starting August 31st come in to pick up our Classic Red Velvet Cupcake, our Famous Original Carrot Cake Cupcake and our new S’MORES Cupcake! Complete with a Hershey’s Square on Top! Get in soon before they’re gone!2345618

Taylor + Brian, The Loft on Pine

On June 30th we were lucky enough to be a part of a very special day at The Loft on Pine. Taylor and Brian tied the knot in front of their family and friends, and we can’t wait to share the day with you!234561Following the ceremony, their guests sipped on Moscow Mules and an Old Fashioneds at cocktail hour before heading upstairs for the reception. Taylor and Brian selected our Classic buffet menu and featured one of our favorites, the Garlic and Herb Roasted Tri Tip Carving station with Argentinian Chimichurri, Charred Three Onion Sauce, and Crunchy Onions. For dessert, Taylor and Brian handpicked their favorite French Macarons, Mini Cupcakes, Fresh Fruit Tarts, and a beautiful two-tiered cake. 8101112 Check out the great vendor team that made this day possible, and a special thanks to Michelle of Lillywhite Photography for capturing their day perfectly! 13141516 Venue: The Loft on Pine
Photography: Lillywhite Photography
Videography: Love Is Cinema
Coordination: Green Apple Event Co.
Florist: Shindig Chic
DJ + Lighting: N-Effect Productions
Photo Booth: The Booth and Bus Co

Eden + Scott, The Estate on Second

Eden + Scott, The Estate on Second2 3 April 1st was a special day at The Estate on Second as we celebrated the wedding of Eden and Scott!45678 This bride and groom have a special love for the artistic downtown Santa Ana district. Leaf Wedding Photography did a wonderful job of highlighting this in their photos all around the city.111213Jay’s event specialist Casey Golding worked with Eden and Scott to create the perfect menu, from hors d’oeuvres to desserts!9 While you here, check out their slow motion video by The Slow Motion Booth!

10Thank you to all of the vendors below, and congratulations to Eden and Scott!
Photography: Leaf Wedding Photography
Videographer: Royal Films
Florist: Foxtail Florals
Specialty Rentals: Archive
Rentals: Baker Party
Slow Motion Booth: The Slow Motion Booth
Coordination: Weddings by Deanna
DJ: Invisible Touch Events
Hair & Makeup: Flawless Faces
Dress Shop: Blush Bridal Couture in Tustin
Calligrapher: Gib & Jo

Hangar 21 Grand Opening

Hangar 21 Grand Opening – One Heli of a Time!1 A unique venue, delicious food & drink, and helicopter rides. What more could you ask for? We celebrated the grand opening of Hangar 21 in style, thanks to an A+ vendor team! We provided our gourmet taco station complete with fresh corn tortillas, pollo adaso and al pastor, and a huge assortment of our favorite toppings. More beautiful photos from @alexandriamonette to come, but we couldn’t resist sharing these sneak peaks!781094635@hangar21venue
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