2017 Holiday Drop-Off Menu


2017 Holiday Drop-Off Menu

(all prices based on an order of 20 or more)

Cold/Room Temperature Appetizers

(each order comes with 2 pieces, unless otherwise noted)

Caprese Salad Skewers: a small, fresh mozzarella ball, grape or cherry tomato and fresh basil on a skewer drizzled with a Italian Vinaigrette: $2.99 per order
Caramelized Bacon: a sweet and spicy slightly addictive treat that is served room temperature: $3.99 per order
Individual Veggie Crudite Cups: clear, plastic cups are filled with a variety of fresh, raw vegetables with some homemade ranch dressing on the bottom: $3.99 per cup
Bacon Wrapped Dates Stuffed with Marscapone: $3.99 per order
Spicy Ahi Poke on Rice Crackers: sushi grade ahi tuna is marinated in tamari, sesame oil, Thai garlic paste, and green onion. This is served with rice crackers on the side: $6.99 per order
Lobster Salad on Cucumber Rounds- lobster is cooked in a flavorful broth then chilled, chopped and mixed with mayonnaise, celery and seasonings and served with cucumber round on the side: $6.99 per order
Lobster Salad Sliders on Hawaiian Rolls - lobster is cooked in a flavorful broth and then chilled, chopped and mixed with mayonnaise, celery and seasonings: $6.99 per slider
Green Herb Roasted Salmon Platter with Sour Cream, Caper & Dill Sauce - a whole filet (side) of salmon is roasted to perfection with a trio of fresh green herbs (green onion, dill, and parsley), extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper and served room temperature. This is served with a homemade sour cream, caper and dill sauce. One platter can serve 8-12 people: $89.99
Classic Jumbo Shrimp Platter with Homemade Cocktail Sauce - large shrimp are cooked to perfection in a flavorful broth, peeled, deveined and chilled. The shrimp are served with lemon wedges and our homemade cocktail sauce. Serving size is approximately 3 per person:
Small Platter - Serves 10 to 14 - $69.99
Large Platter - Serves 16 to 20 - $119.99

Hot/Warm Appetizers

(each order comes with 2 pieces, unless otherwise noted)
Mac and Cheese Bites: our homemade mac and cheese baked in mini muffin tins: $2.99 per order
Mini Corn Dog Muffins: this is our take on pigs in a blanket. We make a mini muffin from our homemade cornbread batter and bake it with a piece of all beef hot dog in the center and serve with mustard: $2.99 per order
Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms: mushrooms stuffed with garlic-butter marinated fresh mozzarella balls, basil and sun-dried tomato, then baked and drizzled with balsamic glaze: $3.99 per order
Flatbread Pizzas (you get four pieces per pizza) -
Double Cheese (mozzarella & syrah soaked tuscano): $3.99 per pizza
Homemade Pesto and Sauteed Mushroom: $4.99 per pizza
Charcuterie (variety of Italian meats): $6.99 per pizza
Lemongrass Pork Meatballs with Peanut Sauce: $2.99 per order
Pineapple-Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs: $2.99 per order
Classic Cocktail Meatballs: $3.99 per order
Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce: $5.99 per order
Spicy Shrimp & Sausage Skewers: 1 large shrimp skewered with a piece of Andouille Sausage with a Creamy Cajun Dipping Sauce: $5.99 per order
Mediterranean Steak Skewers: $5.99 per order
Grilled Tri-Tip Skewers: tri tip is sliced into bite size slices and marinated in coconut milk with tamari, a little fish sauce, garlic, ginger and lime zest and grilled. This is served with a Scallion Dipping Sauce: $6.99 per order
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms: the classic stuffed mushroom: $6.99 per order
Monte Cristo Sliders: honey roasted turkey, black forest ham and swiss cheese on a Hawaiian roll and baked. Then they are dusted with powdered sugar and served with raspberry jelly: $6.99 per order
Cajun Shrimp - large shrimp are cooked with our homemade Cajun style Bbq broth sauce and served with a Hawaiian roll: $6.99 per order
Short Rib Sliders - short ribs are slow cooked in a classic red wine sauce until they fall apart and served with a roll: $7.99 per order

Soups & Stews

(one cup of soup per order)
Roasted Carrot and Harissa Soup with Za’atar Croutons: roasted carrots, onion, garlic, chicken broth (can make with vegetable broth to make vegetarian), Harissa, cilantro are simmered and then pureed to a smooth consistency and served homemade Za’atar Croutons: $3.99 per order
Roasted Winter Squash topped with Croutons: roasted winter squashes that have been pureed and finished with a touch of cream: $3.99 per order
Creole Shrimp Bisque - a homemade shrimp stock is cooked all day, and then simmered along with some spices, cream and shrimp: $5.99 per order

Salads

Marinated Vegetable Salad - broccoli, cauliflower and grape tomatoes are marinated in a flavorful Italian style vinaigrette: $3 per order
Quinoa with Arugula, Broccoli, Dried Cherries, Chopped Roasted Pistachios and a Champagne Vinaigrette: $3 per order
Caesar Salad with Homemade Croutons and Shaved Parmesan: $3.50 per order
Roasted Butternut Squash with Warm Cider Vinaigrette: arugula, butternut squash, dried cranberries, parmesan and walnuts: $4 per order
Maple Roasted Carrot: arugula, maple roasted carrots, dried cranberries, goat cheese, almonds and a sherry vinaigrette: $4 per order

Entrees

(served with dinner roll and green salad: tomatoes, cucumber, parmesan crisps and basil vinaigrette)
Chicken Coq au Vin: a traditional French Classic made with bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs that are simmered in a rich red wine sauce with carrots, onions, and mushrooms and served with mashed potatoes: $13.99 per order
Chicken with Wild Mushrooms: chicken breasts are seared and then simmered in a sauce made with garlic, assorted mushrooms, thyme, sherry, garlic, white wine and chicken broth served with mashed potatoes: $14.99 per order
Beef Bourguignon: pieces of beef are slow simmered in a classic red wine-beef broth along with mushrooms, carrots and onion: $13.99 per order
Asian Braised Short Ribs with Chili Lime Potatoes: short ribs are braised in soy sauce and beef broth with ginger, garlic, onion and herbs like lemongrass and cilantro. This is served with some roasted potatoes that have been tossed in a lime-chili dressing: $17.99 per order
Red Wine Braised Short Ribs: braised with carrots, celery, fennel, onion and herbs until they fall off the bone and served with mashed potatoes: $17.99 per order
Classic Pot Roast: This is company worthy pot roast! A chuck roast is slowly braised in a rich beef broth along with red wine, garlic, onions, celery, carrots, herbs and tomato and served with mashed potatoes. This serves up to 10: $150 per order
Braciole: flank steak is pounded out and then topped with prosciutto, bread crumbs and mozzarella cheese. It is then rolled up and baked in our homemade marinara sauce. Once cooked it is sliced and served on a bed of penne pasta along with our marinara sauce. This serves up to 10 people: $160 per order
Mustard and Beer Pulled Pork: a pork shoulder roast is marinated with salt and pepper and whole grain mustard and then braised with beer and onion. It is then cooked slowly until it is fall apart tender. This is served with roasted potatoes and glazed carrots. This feeds 8-12 people: $139.99
Brisket with Carrots and Onions - a beef brisket is seasoned with salt, pepper and herbs and slowly braised with carrots, onion, and celery in tomato juice and served with mashed potatoes or potato latkes and a vegetable side. This serves 10-12 people: $200 per order
MR. J’s Jambalya: andouille sausage, chicken and shrimp come together in this classic rice dish. This feeds 6-8 people: $150 per order
Lobster Mac and Cheese - the ultimate in indulgence. Macaroni is tossed with a sherry cream sauce, gruyere and sharp cheddar cheeses, hunks of lobster meat, topped with bread crumbs and baked: 1/2 tray (feeds 6-8) $169.99 or full tray (feeds 12-16) $299.99
Butternut Squash Lasagna - fresh butternut squash is roasted and then mixed with a 
rosemary infused Béchamel style cream sauce and layered with lasagna noodles and 
parmesan cheese: 1/2 tray (feeds up to 10) $120 or full tray (feeds up to 25) $249.99
Short Rib Lasagna - short ribs are slowly braised in a beefy, red wine and port infused sauce until they fall apart into the sauce and create a meaty ragu style sauce, which is then layered with lasagna noodles, a creamy Béchamel sauce along with parmesan cheese: 1/2 tray (feeds up to 10) $169.99 or full tray (feeds up to 25) $275.99
Cider-Brined, Mustard Glazed Pork Loin: a boneless pork loin is brined in apple cider and then brushed with a maple-mustard glaze, baked and then sliced. Includes 2 sides below. Feeds 8-12 people: $160 per order

Sides

Harissa Roasted Baby Carrots: $2.99 per order (if not included with dinner)
Oven Roasted Seasonal Vegetables: $2.99 per order (if not included with dinner)
Mashed Potatoes: $2.99 per order (if not included with dinner)
Peas with Pancetta: $2.99 per order (if not included with dinner)
Sauteed Green Beans in Garlic & Shallot Butter: $3.50 per order (if not included with dinner)

Desserts

Apple and Cranberry Crisp with Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream: 1/2 pan (feeds 10-15): $45.99 Full Pan (feeds 20-30): $79.99
Chocolate Bread Pudding with Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream: 1/2 pan (feeds 10-15): $45.99 Full Pan (feeds 20-30): $79.99

Other Menu Options Available; Please Ask Us to See our Other Menus if You Don’t See What You Want Here.

Extras and Add-On’s

Floral Arrangements are Available:
accent arrangements begin at $25
centerpiece arrangements begin at $45
Rentals Available:
chaffing dishes
plates, silverware, waterglasses
platters, large bowls and serving ware
decor and props
Buffet Set-Up and Decoration:
Looking for us to set-up and/or decorate your buffet, rather than just drop-off your food?
Prices begin at $100
Custom Framed Menus
Price varies.

The Fine Print:

* Please call 562-612-4284 or email info@mrjskitchen.com to place your order.
* Most items require 48 hour or more advanced notice and subject to availability.
Minimum for free delivery is $300.00; otherwise there is a $35 delivery fee
Free delivery within 30 miles of Long Beach, otherwise there is a $35 delivery fee for drop-off’s.
Prices are good for 20 or more, unless item feeds a specific amount of people.
Servers and full service events are available for additional fee.
Additional menu options are available when the chef is on-site.
* Prices do not include Sales Tax.
* Looking for something specific you don’t see? Contact us for a custom menu.
* Items are available for hot delivery or cold delivery for you to heat.