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What can our chefs do for you?

We take orders...seriously. You tell us you want delicious, you want gourmet, you want classic dishes prepared to perfection or recipes created and carried out by some of the best chefs in Southern California. And you want the peace of mind that comes with knowing your party order’s is ready, reserved, and waiting to be collected. Our job (and our pedigree) is to fulfill your wishes, with a minimum of fuss and a maximum of style and deliciousness. Mmmmm!

We specialize in, well, just about everything that can find its way onto a dining room table or the furthest reaches of any party or picnic:

•   Elegant hors d'oeuvres

•   Appealing dips and spreads

•   Gourmet picnic meals

•   Sandwich and sushi platters

•   Complete holiday dinners.

Hors Doeuvres

 

 


Crostini: Goat Cheese, Asparagus, and Duck (item #6)

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$24.99 / ea (serves 8-10)

You’ll know life tastes better at Gelson’s when you try this delectable trio – goat cheese, blanched asparagus, and sliced duck breast – on rustic bread.


Assorted Mini Quiche (item #2)

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$39.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

Flaky pastry shells filled with your choice of cheese; ham and cheese; or Lorraine filling. Pop these blissful quiche bites into your mouth as you mix and mingle.


Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp (item #3)

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$24.99 / ea (serves 8 -12)

This enticing combination of flavors and textures is sure to be a hit at any gathering in your house or on the patio. Comes with cocktail sauce.


Cashew Chicken Skewers (item #4)

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$29.99 / ea (serves 8-12)


Crab Stuffed Mushrooms (item #9)

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$34.99 / ea (serves 6 - 8)

Large mushroom caps filled with a delightful mix of real snow crab, scallions, garlic, herbs, and Parmesan cheese; then sautéed in white wine to heighten the flavor.


Crostini- Grilled Chicken, Avocado & Jack (item #5)

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$29.99 / ea (serves 8-10)

Tasty, top-quality chicken, creamy avocado, and Jack cheese come together on rustic bread to create classic California fare. So easy, so breezy!


Crostini: Mozzarella, Tomato, and Basil (item #7)

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$29.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

Small, thin slices of toasted bread with savory tomato, basil and mozzarella. A longtime Mediterranean favorite that’s popular around the world.


Crudités Cups (item #10)

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$19.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

These crunchy cups will please your palate and catch the eye of discerning guests. Sticks of carrot, celery, pepper, and squash, garnished with endive. Ranch or blue cheese dressing.


Deviled Eggs (item #11)

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$19.99 / ea (serves 12)

Hard-boiled eggs dressed up with cream cheese, sour cream, and seasonings. Almost too pretty to eat … but not quite.


Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon & Caviar (item #12)

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$39.99 / ea (serves 12)

Deviled Eggs get an extra special touch with the addition of Scottish smoked salmon, sturgeon caviar, and chives. This is the life!


Fig Brie Grilled Cheese (item #8)

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$19.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

Simple yet sophisticated: Double-cream Brie cheese, fig spread, and sourdough bread make an irresistible grilled sandwich.


Mini Crab Cakes (item #13)

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$39.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

These cakes boast hearty, yet delicate, crab and Maryland-style herbs and spices. Served with a spicy remoulade sauce. Stress-free and super tasty.


Mini Potato Latkes with Smoked Salmon & Caviar (item #14)

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$27.99 / ea (serves 6-10)

Caviar sets a sumptuous mood. Freshly made potato latkes, fried golden brown, then topped with our finest Scottish smoked salmon and caviar.


Phyllo Triangles with Eggplant Curry (item #15)

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$14.99 / ea (serves 8-12)

Give your guests Gelson’s best: Delicate phyllo-dough pillows of onion, tomato, feta cheese, bread crumbs, butter, parsley, eggplant, and yogurt.


Shrimp Gazpacho Cups (item #16)

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$29.99 (serves 8-12)

You’ll taste a spoonful of summer no matter the season with refreshing shrimp, gazpacho, avocado, and Italian parsley.


Stuffed Artichoke Bottoms (item #1)

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$19.99 / ea (serves 8-10)

Let our chefs do the work so you can relax and serve fine fare. These artichoke bottoms hold spinach artichoke filling, topped with toasted Asiago cheese and Kalamata duxelle.