Menu – California Cookout Catering (2023)

    • Entrees

    • BBQ Chicken $13.25

      $13.25

      Santa Maria Mesquite grilled Marinated Chicken served with our signature BBQ sauce. Balsalmic Reduction Glaze, Garlic Aioli, or Chimichurri available upon request.

    • California BBQ Feast- Tender Pulled BBQ Pork, Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip, BBQ Chicken & Louisiana Hot Links $18.25

      $18.25

      California BBQ Feast- Tender Pulled BBQ Pork, Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip, BBQ Chicken & Louisiana Hot Links.

    • Holiday Entree- Oven Roasted Turkey Breast and Glazed Carver Ham $16.95

      $16.95

      Holiday Entree- Oven Roasted Turkey Breast and Applewood Smoked Carver Ham. Carved to order right to the plate.

    • Island Luau- Teriyaki Tri Tip, Kalua Pulled Pork & Polynesian Chicken $17.95

      $17.95

      Island Luau- Teriyaki Tri Tip, Kalua Pulled Pork & Polynesian Chicken served with our Teryaki BBQ Hosin Sauce.

    • Picnic BBQ- Hamburgers, Hot Dogs & Louisiana Hot Links $13.25

      $13.25

      Picnic BBQ- Hamburgers, Hot Dogs & Louisiana Hot Links

    • Santa Maria- Tri Tip and Chicken $15.50

      $15.50

      Santa Maria- Mesquite grilled Tri-Tip and Marinated Chicken served with your choice of our signature BBQ sauce, Balsalmic Reduction Glaze, Garlic Aioli, or Chimichurri (choose one).

    • Special Affair- Slow-Roasted Prime Rib and Marinated Chicken $22.95

      $22.95

      Special Affair- Slow-Roasted Prime Rib, Carving Station with Creamed Horseradish and Au jus, Marinated Chicken. Add $3pp for Chicken Breast

    • Surf and Turf- Tri Tip, Chicken & Salmon $17.95

      $17.95

      Surf and Turf- Grilled Lemon Garlic Salmon, Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip Tri Tip, and Marinated Chicken. Add $1pp for Chicken Breast. Grilled Shrimp available upon request. Served with our signature BBQ sauce. Balsalmic Reduction Glaze, Garlic Aioli, or Chimichurri available upon request.

    • Western BBQ- Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip, BBQ Chicken & Louisiana Hot Links $16.75

      $16.75

      Western BBQ- Mesquite Grilled Tri-Tip, BBQ Chicken & Louisiana Hot Links

    • Side Packages

    • Baja Package- Cilantro Caesar Salad, Mexican Rice, Mexican Beans, Chips & Salsa

      $1.25

      Baja Package- Included in base price. Mexican Rice, Mexican Beans, Cilantro Caesar Salad, Chips & Salsa. Add Guacamole for an additional $4 per person.

    • Banquet Package (2 sides)- Includes Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter, Caesar Salad, Penne Pasta Alfredo, and Seasoned Garlic Butter Green Beans

      $1

      Banquet Package- 2 sides- Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter. Penne Pasta Alfredo, Seasoned Garlic Butter Green Beans, and Caeser Salad.

    • Banquet Package (3 sides)- Includes Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter, Caesar Salad, Penne Pasta Alfredo, Red Roasted Potatoes, & Seasoned Garlic Butter Green Beans

      $1.5

      Banquet Package- 3 sides- Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter, Red Roasted Potatoes, Penne Pasta Alfredo, Seasoned Garlic Butter Green Beans,& Caeser Salad.

    • Dinner Package 1- Add $1.25 per person. Fresh Baked Rolls & Butter, Rice Pilaf, Pinquito Beans, Seasoned Green Beans, Caesar Salad

      $1.25

      Dinner Package 1- Add $1.25 per person. Fresh Baked Rolls & Butter, Rice Pilaf, Pinquito Beans, Seasoned Green Beans, Caesar Salad

    • Dinner Package 2- Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter, Creamy Penne Pasta Alfredo OR Wild Rice Pilaf, Red Roasted Potatoes OR Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Seasoned Green Beans OR Mediterranean Squash Blend, Spring mix Salad w/ Raspberry Vinaigrette, seasonal berries, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, & candied pecans

      $1.95

      Dinner Package 2- Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter. Red Roasted Potatoes OR Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Creamy Penne Pasta Alfredo OR Wild Rice Pilaf, Seasoned Green Beans, Santa Barbara Salad- Spring mix with Raspberry Vinaigrette, seasonal berries, gorgonzola cheese crumbles, and candied pecans.

    • Holiday Feast Side Package- Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Candied Yams, Seasoned Green Beans, Santa Barbara Salad

      $1.25

      Included with Holiday Feast Entree': Corn Bread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Candied Yams, Seasoned Green Beans, Santa Barbara Salad.

    • Island Luau- Mixed Green Salad w/ Mandarin Oranges, Crispy Noodles, and Sesame Vinaigrette, Polynesian Fried Rice, Island Potato Salad, and Sesame Ginger Green Beans. Add Grilled Pineapple spears for $2 more.

      $1.25

      Island Luau- Side Package- Polynesian Fried Rice, Garlic and Ginger Green Beans, Island Potato Salad, and a Mixed Green Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Crispy Noodles, and Sesame Vinaigrette.

    • Lunch Package- Pinquito Beans or Jalapeno Black Beans, California Rice Pilaf, Grilled Veggies OR Seasoned Green Beans, Cilantro Caesar Salad

      $1.25

      Lunch Package- Pinquito Beans or Jalepeno Black Beans, California Rice Pilaf, Grilled Veggies or Seasoned Green Beans, Cilantro Caesar Salad.

    • Lunch Package- Pinquito Beans, California Rice Pilaf, Grilled veggies or Seasoned Green Beans, Cilantro Caesar Salad.

      $1.25

      Lunch Package- Pinquito Beans, California Rice Pilaf, Grilled veggies or Seasoned Green Beans, Cilantro Caesar Salad.

    • Picnic Package- Rolls and butter, Seedless Watermelon, Red Potato Salad, Crisp Coleslaw, BBQ Beans

      $1.25

      Picnic Package- Red Potato Salad, Crisp Cole Slaw, BBQ Beans, Rolls and butter, and Seedless Watermelon.

    • Santa Maria Package- Cilantro Caesar Salad, Seedless Watermelon, Red Potato Salad, Pinquito Beans, Chips & Salsa

      $1.25

      Santa Maria Package- Seedless Watermelon, Cilantro Caesar Salad, Pinquito Beans, Chips and Salsa, and Classic Potato Salad.

    • Drinks

    • Bottled Waters on ice $1.95

      $1.95

      Bottled Waters on ice ( 1 per person)

    • Breakfast Beverage Service w/Coffee- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, Milk, and Coffee $3.50

      $3.5

      Breakfast Beverage Service w/Coffee- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, Milk, and Coffee. Includes paper cups, creamers, sweeteners, stir sticks. Upgrade to Starbucks Coffee- Add $3

    • Breakfast Beverage Service- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, and Milk $2.95

      $2.95

      Breakfast Beverage Service- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, and Milk.

    • Breakfast Beverage Service- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, Milk, and Coffee Service $3.95

      Breakfast Beverage Service w/Coffee- Orange Juice, Apple Juice, Bottled Waters, Milk, and Coffee. Includes paper cups, creamers, sweeteners, stir sticks. Upgrade to Starbucks Coffee- Add $3

    • Canned Soda and Bottled Waters- CocaCola Classic, Sprite, Diet Coke , and bottles of water on ice $2.25

      $2.25

      Canned Soda- Coca Cola Classic, Sprite, and Diet Coke on ice (1 per person)

    • Coffee Service- Fresh Brewed Coffee with Creamers, Sweeteners, and Stir Sticks $2.25

      $2.25

      Coffee Service- Regular Coffee, Creamers, Sweeteners, Cups, and stir sticks. Includes hot beverage cups. Upgrade to Starbucks Coffee- Add $3

    • Premium Beverage Service and Coffee Service $3.95

      $3.95

      Premium Beverage and Coffee Service- Mango Iced Tea, Lemonade, & Water with cucumber slices and lemon (other tea and lemonade infusions available on request), Regular Coffee, Creamers, Sweeteners, Cups, and stir sticks. Includes hot beverage cups. Upgrade to Starbucks Coffee- Add $3

    • Premium Beverage Service- Mango Iced Tea, Lemonade, & Cucumber Lemon Water. Other tea and lemonade infusions available on request $2.95

      $2.95

      Premium Beverage Service- Mango Iced Tea, Lemonade, & Water with cucumber slices and lemon. Other tea and lemonade infusions available on request. Includes plastic beverage cups.

    • Appetizers

    • Bacon Wrapped Dates $4

      $4

      Sweet warm medjool dates wrapped in crispy bacon. Salty, sweet, and delicious.

    • Baja Shrimp Cocktail $4.75

      $4.75

      Sweet succulent shrimp in a tangy cocktail sauce. Garnished with lemon.

    • BBQ Chicken Ranch Sliders $8

      $8

      BBQ Chicken Ranch Sliders- Diced grilled chicken tossed in our signature BBQ sauce, topped with crunchy ranch slaw and bacon on a toasted brioche bun.

    • BBQ Chicken Sliders $7

      $7

      BBQ Chicken Sliders- Diced grilled chicken tossed in our signature BBQ sauce, topped with crunchy slaw on a toasted brioche bun.

    • Caprese Skewers $4

      $4

      Caprese Skewers- mozzarella cheese, cherry tomatoes, fresh leaf basil, skewered and drizzled with balsamic glaze.

    • Charcuterie Boxes $8 - Individually boxed with crackers, artisan cheeses, fruits, and other snack favorites. A huge hit

      $8

      Charcuterie Boxes- Individually boxed with assorted crackers, artisan cheeses, fruits, candied pecans, rolled meats, and other snack favorites. A huge hit that replaces the need for 2-3 of our other appetizers.

    • Cheese and Crackers w/other Snack Favorites $2.50

      $2.5

      Cheese and Cracker Platter- Cheddar, Swiss, Havarti, and Gouda award winning cheeses with an assortment of crackers

    • Chips & Salsa & Guacamole $3.95

      $3.95

      Tortilla Chips & Salsa & Guacamole

    • Chips & Salsa $2.25

      $2.25

      Tortilla Chips & Classic Salsa.

    • Creamy Tomato Bisque Shooters with Crunchy Cheesy Crostini $8

      $8

      Creamy Tomato Bisque Shooters with Crunchy Cheesy Crostini- Creamy tomato bisque soup shooter with a crunchy cheesy crostini for dipping.

    • Mashed Potato Martinis $4.75

      $4.75

      Whipped Mashed Potatoes in a Miniature Martini Glass. Garnished with Cheddar Jack Cheese, Bacon Crumbles, and a Chive straw.

    • Mexican Street Style Corn Shooters $5

      $5

      Mexican Street Style Corn- Roasted and kerneled corn seasoned with green chilies and topped with lime, cilantro, cotija cheese and a jalapeno cream sauce in a tajin rimmed square cup.

    • Nacho Bar $4.75

      $4.75

      Nacho Bar- tortilla chips, black beans, nacho cheese, jalepenos, salsa, sour cream, and onion cilantro pico. Add Chicken for $3

    • Premium Appetizer Shooters $6- Choose from Grilled Cheese & Tomato Bisque, Mexican Street Corn, Olive & Feta, and others (Mix and Match- minimum 50 count per flavor)

      $6

      Premium Appetizer Shooters $6- Choose from Grilled Cheese & Tomato Bisque, Mexican Street Corn, Olive & Feta, and others (Mix and Match- minimum 50 count per flavor)

    • Spinach Artichoke Dip with crunchy tortilla chips $3.50

      $3.5

      Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip served with thick restaurant style tortilla chips.

    • Summer Fruits & Melons $2.50

      $2.5

      Summer Fruits & Melons- Seasonal fruit platter

    • Thai Chicken Skewers $5

      $5

      Thai Chicken Skewers- Skewered tender chunks of chicken breast with a mild sweet chili garlic glaze, served with a mild thai peanut sauce for dipping and cilantro sprig.

    • Veggies and Dip $3.5

      $3.5

      Veggies and Dip Platter- Seasonal veggies served with a creamy ranch dip.

    • Desserts

      Be sure to leave your guests with something sweet to satisfy those after dinner urges

    • Berry Cobbler & Vanilla Ice Cream $3.25

      $3.25

      Berry Cobbler with a buttery crumb topping & a scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    • Berry Cobbler $1.95

      $2

      Berry cobbler- Warm cobbler filling with blackberries, raspberries, and blueberries with a buttery crumb topping

    • Chocolate Chunk Cookies & Vanilla Ice Cream $2.50

      $2.5

      Chocolate Chunk Cookies and a Scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    • Cookie Assortment- Chocolate Chunk, Oatmeal Raisin, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut $1.75

      $1.75

      Cookie Assortment- Chocolate Chunk, Oatmeal Raisin, and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut

    • Cookie Platter- Chocolate Chunk $1.50

      $1.5

      Fresh Baked Chocolate Chip Cookies

    • Cookies and Milk Bar

      $4

      Chocolate chunk cookie trays served with shots of milk, nostalgic and satisfying

    • Creme Brulee $6- the creme de la creme!

      $6

      Individual Creme Brulee's served warm

    • Dessert by the slice $4- Choose from Cheesecake, Double Chocolate Cake, Key Lime Pie, and more! (Mix and match- 50 count minimum per flavor)

      $4

      Dessert by the slice $4- Choose from Cheesecake, Double Chocolate Cake, Key Lime Pie, and more! (Mix and match- 50 count minimum per flavor)

    • Dessert Shooters $4- Choose from Tiramisu, Kalua Brownie, Strawberry Shortcake, Meyer Lemon Creme, Key Lime Pie, and more! (Mix and match- 50 count minimum per flavor)

      $4

      Dessert Shooters- Choose from Tiramisu, Kalua Brownie, Strawberry Shortcake, Meyer Lemon Crème, Key Lime Pie, and more! (50 count minimum per flavor)

    • Donut Bar $5

      $5

      Variety of Donuts- always a hit!

    • Double Chocolate Cake

      $4

      Decadent chocolate cake, served as individual slices

    • Funfetti Cake Batter Cheesecake Dessert Shooters

      $4

      Just as glorious as it sounds, sprinkles, a delicious cake batter flavored cheesecake filling, and whipped cream.

    • Kahlua Brownie & Chocolate Mousse Shooters_x000D_

      $4

      Fudgy brownie layers soaked in Kahlua coffee liqueur, layered with chocolate mousse and whipped cream.

    • Key Lime Pie

      $4

      Tart and sweet, served as individual slices

    • Key Lime Pie Shooters

      $4

      Layers of sweet and tart key lime filling with crunchy graham cracker crumbles

    • Meyer Lemon Parfaits

      $4

      Crunchy lady finger cookies, topped with tart lemon curd, topped with whipped cream

    • New York Cheesecake with Rasberry Drizzle

      $4

      Classic new york cheesecake with a sweet raspberry drizzle.

    • Oreo Cheesecake Dessert Shooters

      $4

      Crunchy chunks of oreo, creamy cheesecake filling, topped with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.

    • Peach Cobbler & Vanilla Ice Cream $2.95

      $2.95

      Peach Cobbler with a buttery crumb topping & a scoop of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

    • Peach Cobbler $1.55

      $1.5

      Peach cobbler- Warm peach cobbler filling with a buttery crumb topping

    • Strawberry Shortcake Shooters

      $4

      Layers of shortcake, creamy cheesecake, and strawberries topped with whipped cream

    • Tiramisu Pudding Shots

      $4

      Rich and creamy chocolate pudding with a hint of Kahlua, topped with a vodka whipped cream, shaved chocolate, and a Pirouette Cookie "straw."

    • Warm Bananas Foster a la Mode $3.95

      $3.95

      Warm bananas foster with a buttery brown sugar cinnamon vanilla sauce, topped with ice cream and lit with a shot of bicardi 151 at service.

    • Other Services

    • Bussing Service- 1 hr

      $2

      Bussing Service- 1 hr

    • Bussing Service- 2 hr

      $3

      Bussing Service- 2 hr

    • Bussing Service- 3 hr

      $4

      Bussing Service- 3 hr

    • Bussing Service- 4 hr

      $5

      Bussing Service- 4 hr

    • Cake Cutting Services

      $3

      Cake Cutting Services- Includes cake plates and metallic silver forks

    • Champagne Toast

      $7.25

      Champagne Toast- includes barefoot Brut Champagne, plastic champagne fluts, and service to open & drop off bottles to each table.

    • Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 1 hr

      $2

      Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 1 hr

    • Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 2 hr

      $3

      Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 2 hr

    • Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 3 hr

      $4

      Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 3 hr

    • Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 4 hr

      $5

      Table Setting and Rental Set Up- 4 hr

    • Misc

    • 0-49 guests- additional $5 per person

      $5

      0-49 guests- additional $5 per person

    • 1 hour service- included in pricing

      $0

    • 100+ guests- no additional charge

      $0

      100+ guests- no additional charge

    • 101+ guests- no additional charge

      $0

      100+ guests- no additional charge

    • 2 hour service- additional $3 per person

      $3

    • 3 hour service- additional $4 per person

      $4

    • 4 hour service- additional $5 per person

      $5

    • 50-74 guests- additional $3 per person

      $3

      50-74 guests- additional $3 per person

    • 75-99 guests- additional $1 person

      $1

      75-99 guests- additional $1 person

    • Distance Surchage

      $2.79

      Fuel Surchage- Calculated using the current fuel cost, distance (mi.),time in commute,and number of servers commuting.

    • Price Adjustment- Kids

      $-3

      Price Adjustment- Kids (-$3pp)

    • Service Levels

    • Drop Off Package- Includes food in foil pans, paper and plastic utensils, and disposable serving utensils

      $1

    • Premium Catering Package- Metal cutlery, glassware, and china for more elegant and upscale events

      $7.25

    • Standard Catering Package- included in base cost. Fitting for most casual events

      $0

    • Upgraded Standard Package- Perfect for formal events with easy clean up

      $2.5

    • Breakfast and Boxed Lunches

    • Boxed Lunch- Signature Sandwich or Wrap, Kettle Chips, Cookie, & Bottled Water $15.25

      $15.25

      Signature Sandwhich or Wrap, Kettle Chips, Cookie, & Bottled Water. Choose 3: Italian Ham and cheese, BLT, Roast Beef with Cheddar & Dijon, Turkey, Cranberry, Chicken Caesar wrap. Sesame Asian Chicken, Honey Mustard Chicken, Pesto Chicken

    • Hot Breakfast- Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Sausage, Red Roasted Potatoes, Summer Fruit and Melons, Assorted muffins, and Croissants & Butter $13.25

      $13.25

      Fluffy Scrambled Eggs, Breakfast Sausage, Red Roasted Potatoes, Summer Fruit and Melons, Assorted muffins, and Crsoissaints & Butter

    • Morning Breakfast Table

      $7.25

      Morning Breakfast Table- Assorted Einstein's Bagels (Plain, Onion, Cheese,Cinnamon Raisin-vary by season) with Cream Cheese, Crossaints, Assorted Muffins (Blueberry, Chocolate, Poppyseed, Bannana Nut- vary by season), and Seasonal Fresh Fruit.

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