Catering Menu

Antipasti (appetizers)

Caprese Skewers

cherry tomato with fresh mozzarella, basil leaf drizzled with extra virgin olive oil

1.75 each

Grilled Eggplant roll with seasoned Ricotta Cheese

2.50 each

Bruschetta Classica 

crostini with diced tomatoes, basil, drizzled with olive oil

2.00 each

Eggplant Caponata on Crostini

Sicilian style stewed eggplant that's sweet and sour

2.00 each

Rosemary Chicken Skewers

Free range chicken breast marinated in lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and rosemary

3.00 each 

Grilled Wild Mexican Shrimp Skewers

marinated in white wine, lemon juice, parsley, garlic

3.50 each 

Mini Meatballs

Grass-fed beef, organic pork and turkey with parsley, garlic, parmigiano cheese and bread crumbs

2.00 each 

Focacce (Flat Breads) serves 2-3

Pear and Gorgonzola with Toasted Hazelnuts


Prosciutto with Arugula and Balsamic Reduction


Artichoke with Sundried Tomatoes and Pinenuts


Insalate (Salads)

prices per person

Mixed Green Salad

with your choice of dressing (red wine vinaigrette or Balsamic)


Caesar Salad with Housemade Caesar Dressing

Romaine lettuce with house made croutons, and shredded parmigiano reggiano cheese


Spinach with Fennel, Orange Segments and Toasted Almonds with a Citrus VInairgrette


Caprese Salad

Sliced Heirloom Tomatoes with Sliced Mozzarella, Olive Oil, Balsamic Reduction


Seasonally Inspired Pasta Salad


Kale Salad with Gorgonzola, Cranberries, Cannellini Beans with Balsamic Dressing


Deli Trays

Small Tray feeds 10-15 people

Large Tray feeds 20-25 people

Grilled Vegetables

Zucchini, Squash, Eggplant, Red Peppers with Olive Oil and Drizzled with Balsamic Reduction

Sm. 14.95  Lg. 28.95

Italian Cured Meats and Cheeses

Collection of 3 Italian Meats with 3 Italian Cheese, Olives, Giardiniera 

Sm. 38.95  Lg. 78.95

Fruit or Vegetable Tray:

Seasonal sliced fruit (fruit tray)

Carrots, celery, red peppers and broccoli florets with a white bean hummus. (vegetable tray)

Sm.  18.95  Lg. 34.95

Assorted Panini Trays

Grilled Vegetable Panini with Goat Cheese on Focaccia

Slow Roasted Whole Turkey Breast with Roasted Red Peppers, Fontina Cheese and Pesto on Sliced Italian Bread

Prosciutto with Arugula, Mozzarella and Balsamic Vinaigrette on Ciabatta

Caprese Panini with Sliced Tomato, Mozzarella, Pesto, Olive oil, Salt and Pepper

House Roasted Organic Pork Loin with Fig Sauce, Green Apple and Pickled Onions

Mortadella with Grilled Zucchini and Tomato with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Small Tray:  (8-10)   79.95  Large Tray:  (12-16)  149.95

All Panini trays come with side of pepperoncini and giardiniera

Sheet Pan Pizzas

Full Sheet Pan (size: 16"x 24") feeds 8-12

Half Sheet Pan (size:  16" x 12")  feeds 4-6

Cheese:  14.95(1/2) 28.95 (full)

Pepperoni (spicy salami):  17.95 (1/2)  34.95 9 (full)

Sausage and Mushroom:  18.95 (1/2)  36.95 (full)

Pasta, Chicken, Meat and Fish


                   Organic Turkey Lasagne                                                      1/2 Tray:  49.95                          Full Tray:  89.95

                   Pasta Al Forno with Sausage                                                1/2 Tray:  39.95                          Full Tray:  69.95

                   Large Pasta Shells Stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta Cheese      1/2 Tray: 39.95                           Full Tray:  69.95

                   Cannelloni with Meat and Tomato Sauce                               1/2 Tray:  59.95                          Full Tray:  109.95

                   Penne Pasta with Pesto or Tomato Sauce or Ragu                    1/2 Tray:  24.95                          Full Tray:  44.95

                   Eggplant Parmigiana                                                          1/2 Tray:  39.95                          Full Tray:  69.95

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Breast, mushrooms cooked in a Marsala Wine Sauce.

9.95 pp

Roasted Rosemary Chicken Quarters

Free Range Chicken marinated in lemon juice, rosemary, garlic and olive oil

9.95 pp 

Sausage and Peppers

Mild Italian sausage cooked with onions and peppers

8.95 pp

Meatballs in Tomato Sauce

6.95 pp


Braised Grass Fed Flank Steak

14.95 pp

Shrimp Scampi

Wild Mexican shrimp cooked in a garlic butter sauce with parley

12.95 pp

Almond Crusted Cod with Parsley Aioli

11.95 pp

All entrees include bread, potatoes and seasonal vegetables. 

10 person Minimum order required

Ala Carte Side Dishes:

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables                    2.95 pp

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes                       1.95 pp

Seasonal Specials                                     TBD

Polenta                                                 1.95 pp

 Rice Pilaf                                               1.95  pp

Vegan and other diet restrictive dishes available upon request

Dolci (Desserts)

Mini Baba` al Rum

Southern Italian pastries soaked in a rum simple syrup, filled with pastry cream and topped with whipped cream 

2.00 ea

Mini Cannoli

cone shaped thin house made pastry filled with a ricotta cream filling with chocolate chips and dusted with powdered sugar

2.00 ea

Mini Cream Puffs

Bite sized cream puff filled with a Nutella mousse

2.00 ea


Chef Gisella's own recipe of this Italian classic

3.50 ea

Cookie Tray:

Housemade assorted Italian cookies

Small:  19.95    Large:  35.95

(small 5-10 people)  (large 10-15 people)



Monday thru Saturday 10 am to 8 pm

Closed Sundays

29941 Aventura Suite I

Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688