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Sample Menus

MADE TO TASTE

Every menu we create is customized to your taste and your event. From passed hor d'oeuvres to decadent desserts, we work with you to create a one-of-a-kind experience in your meal.

OUR INGREDIENTS

We specialize in using local and seasonal ingredients that Chennai knows and loves. Like our city, our food is modern while retaining traditional flavours. Our dishes are inspired by what's special about you and your event.

INDIAN EXTRAVAGANZA

A MODERN TAKE ON TRADITIONAL FAVOURITES 

VEG APPETIZERS

 Anar Chakundar Paneer Tikka

Dahi aur Khubani ke kebab

Achari Paneer tikka & olives on puff tarts

Croissants filled with malai paneer bhurji 

Chole filled Kulcha

Tandoori Broccoli

Paneer Lifafa

NON-VEG APPETIZERS

Murgh pyaz kebab with philadelphia cheese

 

Jodhpuri chicken sooley

Guntur chilli chicken

Chettinad spiced crab cakes

Roti pe Boti

Murgh Hazarvi kebab (mace & saffron flavoured morsels of chicken)

VEG MAIN COURSE

Sabz Chettinad with Malabar paratha

Gobi mussalam

Sarson da saag (seasonal) with makai ki roti, gud & safed makhan

Paneer papad ki sabzi

Kacche kele ke kofte

Shahi bharwan kumbh

Masala/Bafla/pyaz amchoor ki baati with dal panchmel, gud & ghee

NON VEG MAIN COURSE

Khad ka Murgh

Jungli Murgi

Dahi methi ka Murgh

Malvani Fish curry

Nashili Raan braised with rum

Dhungar laal maas

Raan ki potli, Roganjosh sauce, saunf & pinenut pulao

Achari Lobster

 

FLAVOURS OF ASIA

A MODERN TAKE ON TRADITIONAL FAVOURITES 

VEG APPETIZERS

 

Vegetable tempura

Asparagus & water chestnut in soy garlic sauce

Asian greens, caramelized cashew & poppy seeds salad with pineapple chilli dressing

Teriyaki mushroom vol au vent

Glass noodle salad with Thai Pomello

NON-VEG APPETIZERS

Peanut Chicken & Rocket salad with Soy Balsamic dressing

Chicken & Leek yakitori

Chicken Samunprai

Sesame Prawn fritters

Seafood Spring roll

Steamed Pork dumplings

VEG MAIN COURSE

Scallion & Tofu in black pepper sauce

Stir fried Zucchini & Baby corn in chilli oyster sauce

Button Mushroom & cashew nut Kung pao style

NON VEG MAIN COURSE

Stir fried crispy Lamb in sweet chilli sauce

Hong Kong style braised Lamb casserole

Five spiced sous vide Duck breast 

Whole Pomfret crusted with home-made pepper spice

Cantonese steamed fish

Crispy scallion ginger salmon

Crispy soy glazed chicken with sticky sesame sauce

Chicken & lemongrass Krapow

 
 

A GLOBAL AFFAIR 

A SELECTION OF FUSION WORLD CUISINE

VEG APPETIZERS

Pizza Burrata

Pesto sauce, Sun dried tomatoes, Creamy burrata cheese

Molagapodi crusted baby corn Tempura

Japanese fritters with a local twist served with wasabi mayonnaise

Pan-fried dim sums

Served with gyoza sauce

NON-VEG APPETIZERS

Beer & Paprika infused Chicken

served with Aioli

Lamb Souvlaki Skewers

with grilled Pita & Tzatziki

Panko Crusted Masala Fish

with Mango Jalapeno Salsa

SOUP

Spiced orange & mint soup

Served chilled

MAIN COURSE

Creole spiced potato & bean steaks OR Chicken

With olive crushed potatoes, Feta & lemon zest filled banana chili & Creole sauce

DESSERT

Baked mango cheese cake

with Chilli Caramel sauce

THE MEDITERRANEAN MEDLEY

PLATED COURSE WISE MEALS

OPTION I

TO START

Potato Kataifi

with grilled Halloumi, garlic basil dressing & prunes

OR 

Chicken Wings

with Avocado Hummus & red wine reduction

MAINS

Feta & Mint "Pasta del plin"

with sous vide golden & red beets

OR

Lamb Cacciatore 

with herbed fluffy Polenta

DESSERT

Seasonal Exotic Fruits with Greek Yoghurt

with rosemary honey, candied pecans 

OPTION II

TO START

Fresh figs with shaved fennel

Toasted hazelnuts & Lemon Feta emulsion

OR 

Grilled shrimp skewers 

with Zaatar Pita & Oregano Aioli

MAINS

Grilled Artichoke with green pea cream

Saffron butter & Sun-dried tomato crisps

OR

Egg yolk & Ricotta Ravioli

in Thyme butter & shaved Parmesan

DESSERT

Karidopita

Walnut cake with Milk & Honey

OPTION III

TO START

Grape & Arugula Salad

Goat cheese, Chilli pinenuts & Balsamic reduction

OR 

Salmon Tartare

shredded phyllo, shallots, capers & sour cream

MAINS

A Savoury tart of Olive tapenade

yellow & red Cherry tomatoes, Burrata, Olive oil & cracked pepper

OR

Mediterranean Seafood Stew

with Fish, Shrimp, Lobster & Scallops

DESSERT

Flourless Chocolate Cake

drizzled with extra virgin Olive oil & Maldon sea salt

 

A TASTE OF MOROCCO

PLATED COURSE WISE MEALS

TO START

Preserved Lemon & Cheese pie

Flaky puff pastry filled with feta & lemons preserved in true Moroccan style

OR 

Chicken Bastilla

A layered pie filled with shredded chicken, caramelized onion & scrambled egg

SOUP

Bssara

A smooth fava beans soup flavored with cumin & paprika

OR

Harira Chicken

A hearty chicken & lentil broth topped with a dollop of yoghurt

MAINS

Cous cous & Vegetabe Tagine

A classic hot pot preparation with seven vegetables & fluffy cous cous

OR

Chermoula spiced Fish

Coriander & Parsley flavoured catch of the day

OR 

Lamb Kefta Tagine

Juicy lamb meatballs simmered in a chunky tomato sauce, topped with egg

DESSERT

Merendina

Buttermilk sponge layered with Chocolate ganache

TO END

Moroccan mint tea with orange & cardamom Ghriba

The famous Moroccan tea, accompanied with shortbread cookies

 

VIVA ESPANOL

PLATED COURSE WISE MEALS

TO START

Tapas Platter

Pan con tomate, Escalivada, Pisto manchego, Migas de Pastor, Olives, Prosciutto

SOUP

Salmorejo

A cold soup of tomato, garlic, crusty bread, olive oil & red wine vinegar

OR

Caldereta

Hearty Seafood soup with a dollop of paprika Aioli

MAINS

Arroz al Horno

Oven-baked rice casserole with Spring Vegetables

OR

Arroz al Horno Carne 

Oven-baked rice casserole with Sausage & Chicken

DESSERT

Crema Catalana

Creamy Spanish custard topped with a layer of burnt sugar crystals

Leche Frita

“Fried milk” dusted with cinnamon sugar

 

COCKTAIL PASS AROUNDS

APPETIZERS

Honey glazed sesame baby carrots

Rosemary & garlic hasselback baby potatoes

Cucumber with mascarpone cheese, cherry tomato & fennel

Tomato basil olive oil bruschetta

Zaatar  pita crisps with olive tapenade

Goat cheese & walnut puff with braised figs

Pea pesto crostini with cherry tomato

Sundried tomato, olive & basil pesto tarts

Earl grey & lavender chocolate truffles

Chocolate & pistachio cantucci

 

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From special occasions and social gatherings to corporate events, we create and customize menus to suit your requirements to provide a truly gourmet food experience for you and your guests!