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Family style buffet at Estate 8
Salmon Gravlax with Osetra Caviar
Prime Filet Mignon, Cabernet Jus
Heirloom Beet, Crispy Brussel sprouts, Goat cheese crotin, Blood Orange dressing
Family style meal at the CIA
Pizza Party
Tuscan Pig roast in Sonoma
Chilled seafood platter
New England Clambake
Vegetarian Green Curry

Culinary Themes:

Cocktails & Hor d'oeuvres                                                   

Served with a full bar or just wine pairing .  Appetizers can be all tray passed or set at stations

Farm to Table 4-Course Meal                                           

A elegant reflection of the Sonoma Napa Bounty!     

Chef  Carlo will create a memorable meal customized to your Culinary tastes using the freshest local seasonal ingredients. 

Wood Fired Pizza Party                                          

Served family style with your choice of salads and mini desserts


Gourmet Burger & Gelato Bar                                           

Gourmet burger & sliders recipes from our Restaurant with homemade gelato for dessert


Wine Country BBQ                                                               

Our Award wining BBQ cooked over French Oak barrel wine staves

Kobe Brisket, Baby back ribs, Pulled pork...if it can be BBQ'd we can do it!


Gourmet Junk food aka Food Truck Stations                     

Street Tacos Cart, Pizza Station, Indian Curry Cart, French Fry Bar, Grilled Cheese Food Truck, Burger Slider Bar, BBQ, Gelato Bar, Dessert Bar


Based on your favorite food truck cuisine


Vineyard Lunch                                                                     

 Elegant Farm to fork luncheon served in the middle of the vines 


Spanish Tapas reception                                                   

Chef Carlo has traveled extensively through Spain, and has a love for its cuisine


Raw, Champagne & Martini Bar                                        

Perfect for a cocktail receptions


Six course Vegan/Vegetarian                                              

A true reflection of our local Terroir, prepared in several culinary styles


Taste of Asia                                                                      

A culinary journey  that includes Thai, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese and Japanese specialties

Cooking Classes                                    

Have your own private cooking show or hands on class!!Completely customized to your skill level. Watch as all the courses are prepared right before your very eyes.  

Recipe books are provided so you and your guests can follow along.

Six course Wild Game Dinner                                             

One of Chef Carlo's specialties, he was raised hunting game with his family


New England Clambake                                                                  

Maine lobster dinner with traditional sides prepared with a Wine country twist


Grand Indian Banquet                                                                    

Authentically prepared Indian cuisine perfect for large weddings


Tomales Bay Dungeness Crab Bake                        

Herb roasted local crab, served in wine barrels 


Regional Mexican Buffet                                                    

From Yucatan coconut ceviche to Michocan street tacos


Four Course Tuscan BBQ (Family Style)                         

Traditional Regional cuisine with a Modern flair served on ceramic platters


Four Course Tuscan Pig Roast                                         

Spit roasted and smoked with Rosemary, Bay and Sage leaves

accompanied with specialties from Lucca, Chianti and Forte di Marmi  


Six course East meets West Dinner                               

Each course is prepared with Asian and Mediterranean influences 


Six course Venetian Seafood Dinner                                

The best seafood dishes from Chef Carlo's hometown region


Six course Southern French Dinner                                   

Elegant dishes from the region of Provence 


Six course Regional Italian Dinner                                     

Farm to Table, Regionally authentic and prepared with a modern interpretation


Manned Chef stations Dinner                                            

Raw Bar Station, Salad & Appetizer Station, Pasta & Risotto station,

Carving Station, Dessert Station


10 course Farm to Table                                                   

A feast for the senses, not to be missed or soon forgotten!

The ultimate in Culinary art!


The following are some Culinary themed events & fan favorite menu selections that we have done in the past. 


Our menus are completely customizable to your personal taste and budget.  Kosher, Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Paleo, Keto Sugar Free, and other Healthy Options are also available!

We strive to use local seasonal sustainable organic ingredients whenever possible.

Scroll your cursor of over each category below to see some of our client's favorite dishes !

Please note that these are only a small

sample of MANY options available!




-Ahi poki, chipotle wonton, ginger aioli

-Crispy Oyster with Sambuca, spinach and Parma prosciutto

-Petaluma Duck slider Laura Chenel goat cheese & cherry compote

-Dungeness crab Cake with Siracha Aioli

-Mini grilled cheese panini with Balsamic bacon jam

-Tortelloni lollipops with butternut squash, and sage

-Chicken Piccata Meatballs

-Parmesan crisps with artichoke mousse

-Crostini with wild mushroom ragout and brie

-Heirloom beet and goat cheese skewer with fennel citrus

-Garlic shrimp Scampi skewer

-Crostini with Kobe Beef Roulade 

-Mini Pizza with Caramelized onion, sage, pancetta & Cambozola


Soups & Salads

-Sea Scallops served over a tomato, basil, cucumber panzanella salad

-Dungeness crab, cucumber, avocado, fennel, mache salad with Champagne vinaigrette

-Warm goat cheese crotin with Heirloom tomato, watermelon and arugula salad

- Baby Greens, strawberries, roasted corn, almonds, feta cheese, and Balsamic dressing

-Maine lobster(1/2), heirloom tomato, avocado and grapefruit salad 

-Heirloom beets terrine, MicroArugula,  Goat cheese crotin, Blood orange dressing

-Baby greens, Granny Apples, Gorgonzola cheese, Candied pecans  in Muscat vinaigrette 

- Maine Lobster Bisque with Lobster truffle quenelle

- Wild mushroom trilogy soup with toasted brie crostini

-Heirloom Gazpacho & jumbo prawns with basil infusion

- Local romaine hearts with shaved parmesan cheese, homemade croutons in a roasted garlic dressing


Pasta & Risotto

Spaghetti All' Astice-Maine lobster in a spicy Heirloom tomato prosecco sauce

Carnaroli Risotto with Wild mushrooms in a Black truffle parmesan sauce

24ct Gold leaf Risotto with Dungeness Crab in a Meyer lemon saffron sauce

Petaluma Duck confit ravioli with spring peas & prosciutto sauce

Smoked salmon agnolotti sautéed in Vodka and caviar sauce

Squid ink risotto with seared scallops and Prawns

Homemade lasagna Bolognese with meat ragout and béchamel sauce

Coco Fettucine with sea scallops in a ginger chardonnay sauce

Pappardelle with Wild boar ragout and Cabernet jus

Sonoma Foie gras tortelloni, parmesan crisp, truffle sage sauce

Carnaroli risotto with Delta Asparagus in a parmesan basil sauce

Maine lobster risotto in a Black truffle sauce

We literally have  100's of different pastas & risotto dishes available


Seafood Entrees

Halibut with Zucchini pepper ragout, Lobster saffron broth, risotto asparagus torte 

Almond crusted Wild salmon, parsley potatoes, Apple chutney, vegetable bundle

Pinenut crusted seabass, Pesto, Heirloom tomatoes, Haricot Vert, & Rosti potatoes

Sweet potato crusted Cod, Cauliflower Puree, crispy Brussel sprouts, herb infusion

Bouillabaisse-Seafood stew in a saffron tomato fennel broth

Pan seared seabass, Mango Jalapeno salsa, Cilantro rice & roasted vegetables

Roasted Rock bass with Sonoma olives, artichokes, fennel, and Yukon potatoes

Seared Ahi tuna  served over zucchini corn fritters with red plum tomato salsa

Petrale sole roulades stuffed with Dungeness crab, asparagus and aromatic herbs

Macadamia nut crusted grouper, tropical salsa, Ponzu & Crispy Jade rice

Roasted Octopus with pistou, rosti potatoes, zucchini and red pepper coulis 

Whole Branzino roasted with aromatic herbs & lemon, served with salsa verde

Potato encrusted seabass, broccolini, wild mushroom corn and saffron ragout



-Sonoma mustard and lavender encrusted Prime Rib eye, smoked over French oak barrel staves, with Sonoma Olive Pesto

-Beef Tenderloin Roulades, wild mushroom ravioli, asparagus bundles, Dijon Cognac sauce

-Filet mignon & Portobello medallions,  potato pave, winter vegetable, Cabernet Jus

-Cabernet Braised Short ribs,  root vegetables, Wild mushroom risotto

-Surf n Turf-Prime New York strip loin & Jumbo Prawns with a Chimichurri sauce 

-Pork tenderloin roulade with wild mushrooms in a Pomegranate sauce

-Spice crusted Kobe beef brisket, Balsamic glaze, & Gorgonzola potatoes 

-Rack of lamb, Duchesse potatoes, Cauliflower puree, Mint gremolada, Port reduction

-Ossobuco Milanese served over saffron risotto

-Heritage Pork Chop Valdostana stuffed with Bellwether Cresenza cheese,  & Sangiovese jus

-Free Range Veal Chop, Porcini mushroom barolo sauce, leek scented mashed potatoes

-Whiskey five spice baby back ribs, Cilantro sauce, glass noodles with vegetables

These are a few of the many dishes available


Wood Fired Pizza

-Pizza with sweet sausage, roasted peppers & mozzarella cheese

-Pizza with summer vegetables and pesto

-Pizza Margherita with fresh mozzarella, tomato, and basil

-Pizza with caramelized onions, sage, pancetta, and cambozola cheese

-Pizza with Wild mushrooms, Black truffle pesto, tomato and brie cheese

-Pizza with Smoked salmon, Capers, red onions, Mascarpone cream cheese,

-Pizza with shrimp fennel and lemon

-Pizza with Mozzarella, baby artichokes, and Parma prosciutto 

-Pizza with wild boar sausage and Point Reyes Blue cheese

-Pizza with Parma Prosciutto, cresenza cheese and wild mushrooms

-Pizza with artichokes, arugula, black olives and salami

Yes we will even make pepperoni pizza....


Wild Game & Poultry

-Sage crusted range chicken breast, Black truffle “Mac N Cheese”, pomegranate reduction

-Tuscan grilled chicken with rosemary, sage, garlic and lemon

-Chicken roulade stuffed with Wild mushrooms, Asparagus and fontina cheese 

-Petaluma Duck Confit, Butternut squash risotto, Grand Marnier reduction

-Herb Roasted Quail wrapped with Smoked prosciutto, Cherry compote & polenta crisp

-Wild Boar baby back ribs confit, Balsamic glaze, Napa fennel terrine

-Elk Loin served over rosemary Jack potato gratin with a Zinfandel reduction sauce

- Cabernet braised Rabbit with wild mushrooms, olives and root vegetables

-Venison Roulades, wild mushrooms,  Sage potato pave & Blackberry Cognac glaze

-Braided Venison & Lamb loin, Red Currant reduction, Summer vegetable terrine

-Seared Petaluma duck breast, Roasted pumpkin ravioli, Blood orange reduction

-Almond crusted Alligator tenderloin medallions with a lemon buerre blanc

Please remember these are just a few of the many dishes that we can do! 



Crème Brulee served in a cookie tuille

Warm chocolate torte with homemade vanilla gelato

Passion and Guava Panna Cotta with seasonal berries
Zinfandel Poached pear Napoleon with lavender mascarpone 
Warm berry crisp with homemade vanilla gelato
Apple Crème Brulee served in tulip cookie
Roasted Peach Crème Brulee
Artisan Cheese & fruit plate
Grand Marnier chocolate ricotta cake
Meyer lemon Meringue with blood orange sauce
Warm chocolate and hazelnut torte with homemade vanilla gelato
Venetian dessert table with profiteroles, biscotti, chocolate truffles and fresh fruit
Caramel Flan with fresh berries
Frangelico espresso soaked ladyfingers layered with a Mascarpone and Zabaglione cream
Rainbow of summer sorbets in a cookie flower Triple chocolate terrine
Crème caramel with fresh raspberries
Raspberry napoleon with Chantilly crème
Frozen gran mariner soufflé
Warm fruit crisp with lavender vanilla gelato
Strawberry cheesecake with chocolate sauce
Amaretto semifreddo with cappuccino sauce
Warm apple tarte tartine

Mini Desserts
Mini Apple Pies
Mini Pecan Pie
Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes
Chocolate Bourbon Cupcakes
Mini Chocolate torte
Mini lemon meringue
Mini panna cotta with berries
Mini dulce de leche cheesecake
Mini coconut and berry flan
Mini crème brullee


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