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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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!Dana 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. Thank you Brian Leahy Photography for sharing these stunning photos with us!
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
Charcuterie Tray with Honeycomb, Dried Fruit, Nuts, Olives, and a selection of our favorite cheeses.Lemon and Thyme Glazed Chicken Breast on a bed of Zuchinni Noodles.Grilled Vegetable Quinoa Salad, Roasted Fingerling Potato Salad, Broccoli Bacon Salad, and Grape Tomato & Cremini Mushroom Truffle Bruschetta.Smoked Atlantic Salmon with Tomato Bruschetta and Fig Balsamic Glaze.Chipotle Grilled Flat Iron with Avocado, Roasted Corn and Lime Relish.
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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!
AUGUST 14, 2017 | BY ASHTEN CHRISTIANSEN | FILED UNDER: ELLIE'S TABLE, |
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!Following 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. 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! 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 April 1st was a special day at The Estate on Second as we celebrated the wedding of Eden and Scott! 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.Jay’s event specialist Casey Golding worked with Eden and Scott to create the perfect menu, from hors d’oeuvres to desserts! While you here, check out their slow motion video by The Slow Motion Booth!