V = vegetarian  |  V2 = vegan  |  P = pescatarian  |  GF = gluten-free

Cold Hors D'oeuvres

Tortilla Española olive-oil-poached potatoes, eggs, onions, piquillo peppers (V, GF)
Tofu or Grilled Prawn Spring Rolls fresh herbs, vermicelli noodles, carrots, cucumbers, spicy peanut sauce (V2 or P, GF)
Glazed Beet and Goat Cheese Crostini sherry-glazed rainbow beets, goat cheese mousse, microherbs (V)
Tuna and Mango Poke Crisps sushi-grade ahi, sesame seeds, soy, rice vinegar, wonton crisp (P)
Truffled Eggs deviled eggs with truffle oil and chives (GF)
Chilaca Chile Ceviche Cones white fish, chilaca chile vinaigrette, edible cone (P)
Peach and Proscuitto Crostini | available June - September basil ricotta 
Cherry Tomato Tartlets | available July-October
slow-roasted tomatoes, ricotta, olive oil, fresh herbs (V)
Sun Gold Tomato Gazpacho Soup Sip | available July-October pea shoots, olive oil (V2, GF)
Sweet Corn Gazpacho Soup Sip | available July-October fresh corn, golden tomatoes, olive oil (V2, GF)
Lavender Goat Cheese Crostini | best September-November fresh pear, candied walnuts (V) 
Figs with Goat Cheese and Proscuitto | available July, September, October fresh figs, herbed goat cheese (GF)

Hot Hors D'oeuvres

Caviar and Creme Fraiche Beggars Purses chive crepe, steelhead roe, housemade creme fraiche (P)
Butternut Squash Beggars Purses chive crepe, butternut squash puree, sage, Bellwether Farms fresh ricotta (V)
Pork Belly Steam Buns housemade steamed buns filled with crispy pork belly, hoisin aioli, fresh herbs, and pickled vegetables
Saffron Arancini crispy risotto fritters, fresh mozzarella, spicy tomato sauce (V)
Crab Arancini crispy risotto fritters, crab, creme fraiche, lemon, tarragon (P)
Spanish Chicken Croquettes crispy chicken fritters with smoked paprika
Bikini Sandwich a la Plancha melted fontina, iberico ham, truffle oil
Truffle Grilled Cheese Sandwiches gruyere, brioche, lingonberry jam (V)
Mini Bean Tostadas choice of black or refried beans, ricotta salata, guacamole, pico de gallo (V, V2 option, GF)
Chicken Tikka Skewers tandoori-style chicken thighs with cucumber raita (GF)
Turkey or Pork Gyoza housemade with ginger, scallions, and sesame-soy dipping sauce
Lamb Meatballs with Sauce Verte ground lamb and pork, tangy herb sauce
Maitake Pakoras Indian-spiced mushroom fritters, herbed yogurt dip (V, V2 option)
Fried Plantains sour cream, mango-habanero jam (V)
Mini Pea and Potato Samosas handmade dumplings with cilantro chutney (V2)
Mushroom and Brie Tartlets oyster mushrooms, melty brie, filo cup (V)
Chicken Sate Skewers Thai-style chicken thighs, peanut-curry sauce (GF)
Duck Confit Beggars Purses | available December-April cara cara oranges, creme fraiche, chives
Crispy Artichoke Hearts | available March-June aleppo pepper, citrus zest, parsley, lemon aioli (V, GF)
Fried Squash Blossoms | available May-September haloumi-stuffed blossoms, tempura batter, lemon yogurt (V)
Grilled Asparagus Crostini | available March-June grilled asparagus, pickled rhubarb, goat cheese, microherbs (V)
Grilled Prawns with Peach Salsa | available July-September spiced grilled prawns, sweet and savory peaches (GF)  
Dungeness Crab Cakes | available November-March curry aioli, apple-cilantro salad (P)


The Classic organic beef patty, sharp cheddar, housemade pickles, secret sauce
Blue Cheese Burger organic beef patty, cambozola cheese, apple-cherry mostarda, aioli, arugula
Barbecue Pulled Pork with jalapeño coleslaw
Carnitas Torta chipotle aioli, salsa verde, lettuce, tomato, onion
Baby Bellas roasted mushrooms, goat cheese mousse, sprouts, herb aioli (V)
Sweet Potato Banh Mi roasted or tempura-fried sweet potato, carrot and daikon pickles, avocado, jalapeño oil (V2)


Farmers Market Selection of Crudites a colorful combination of raw and lightly-blanched vegetables, choice of buttermilk-herb dip, burnt eggplant dip, bagna cauda, or our smooth hummus (V, V2 option, GF)
Artisan Cheeseboard a selection of California cheeses with fruit, honey, nuts, and crackers (V, GF option)
Charcuterie Board a selection of Italian meats, pickles, olives, mustards, and crostini
Tahini Eggplant Dip | available September-November pomegranate, smoky eggplant puree, served with crudites and pita chips (V2)
Raw Oyster Bar | inquire about availability local miyagi or kumamoto oysters, served on ice with mignonette, lemon, and hot sauce (P, GF)


Heavy Appetizers start at $60pp + tax. This includes enough food for a two-hour party held during meal time: five varieties of hors d'oeuvres with about 10-12 pieces per person. 

Light Appetizers start at $40pp + tax. This includes enough food for a light snack before meal time: five varieties of hors d'oeuvres with about 5-6 pieces per person.

Rates above include culinary and service staff. Additional hor d'oeuvre varieties, bar staff, and rentals will be added a la carte. Travel fees will apply for any parties outside of Contra Costa County. Sales tax rate is determined by the location of your event. 

Contact Chef Simi Hansen to reserve your date.
Phone: (925) 808-1012
Email: simi@wanderlustcatering.com