LEE JOHN’S IS A CUSTOM CATERER. WE DESIGN INDIVIDUALIZED MENUS TO SUIT YOUR UNIQUE STYLE AND TASTES. THE MENUS LISTED HERE ARE JUST A SAMPLING OF THE EXCEPTIONAL CUISINE WE HAVE TO OFFER – THE POSSIBILITIES ARE ENDLESS!

Chef Louie’s culinary expertise shines when he is inspired by ethnic menu requests.  As our tag line implies, “Ethnic Flavor….  Modern Interpretation”. When asked what makes his dishes so spectacular, he was once quoted as saying, “It is the Spices Man!”  Our kitchen is reminiscent of flavors from around the world ready to tantalize your guests!

        

               BRUNCH

                     SELECTIONS

 

Pan Fried Cheese Blintzes

Golden Crepes, Sweetened Cream cheese, lemon curd, maple blueberry sauce

Cheesecake French Toast Strata

Buttery French Toast, Custard Crème with a Streusel topping

Fresh Fruit

Fresh, Seasonal Fruit served in a Martini Glass

Hickory Baked Ham

Ginger Rum Glazed Hot Ham

Lobster and Shrimp Crepes Thermador

Tender Crepes filled with seafood with a Sherry Scented Cream

      Poached Salmon with Leeks

Lightly Poached Salmon & Leeks with Fresh Dill in a White Wine Reduction

Strawberry Orange Salad

Fresh Mint, Fresh Strawberries & Oranges in Grand Mariner

  Salad Nicoise with Shallot Vinaigrette

Tuna, New Potatoes, Hard Boiled Egg, Green Beans, Nicoise Olives 

 

     Cinnamon Ginger Scones

Flaky Pastries with Candied Ginger & an Orange Glaze

Spiced Belgian Hot Chocolate

Hot and Fresh Cocoa with a Chai Spice Blend

Peach Shortcakes with Rum Cream

Housemade Shortcake with ginger peaches and Rum Cream

 

Lemon Cheese Cream Puffs

Flaky Pastry with a cheesecake filling

 

Blueberry Crumb Cake with Honey Butter

Crumbly Cinnamon & Blueberry Streusel with sweet whipped Butter
 

Our Brunch Menus include:

Locally Roasted Fair Trade Dark Roast Coffee, Hot Tea,

Turbinado Sugar, Cream and Orange Juice 

       PLATED DINNER

              SELECTIONS

                          Chicken Persillade – Chef Louie’s Specialty

                                    Medallions of Boneless Chicken Breast,

                                      Garlic Crumb Crust, Five Spice Cream

Hot Skillet Sirloin Filet & Sea Scallops or Prawns
Gently Cooked Steak with Seafood & Brie Cream with Maitre d’ Butter

Grilled Flat Iron Steak

Grilled & Sliced Flat Iron Steak with Choice of Sauce:

*Five Spice Cream *Rosemary Glace *Guinness Stout Reduction

*Sauce Bordelaise with Mushrooms & Herbs

Chilean Sea Bass

Pan Seared Sea Bass in a Tarragon Mustard Cream

Polenta Stack

Polenta, Eggplant, Purple Basil, Beefsteak Tomato, Fontina, Sugar Snap Peas,

Caramelized Onion with a Smoked Tomato Coulis

Salmon Filet & New England Crab Cake

Pan Seared Alaskan Salmon with Tomato Basil Champagne Sauce

 Yukon Gold & Artichokes in Phyllo

Mashed Potatoes and sautéed Artichokes in baked Phyllo Dough

Oven Roasted Red Potatoes

Roasted potatoes with Mint, Garlic, Cracked Black & Pink Peppercorns

 

Red Quinoa

Cooked with Seasonal Mushrooms & Leeks

Chantilly Herbed Mashed Potatoes

Whipped Potato with Cilantro, Scallions, Parsley, Tarragon & Garlic

 

Wild Rice

Orzo, Brown Rice, Wheat Berries, Onions, Pinenuts & Dried Apricots

Choice of Vegetable: 

*Caramelized Root Vegetables *Grilled Asparagus *Vegetable Julienne

*Fresh Green Beans *Carrot Tourne *Elote *Asian Saute

Housemade Fresh Bread

NOUVEAU BUFFET SELECTIONS

Venetian Chicken Breast Medallions
Prosciutto, Fontina Cheese, Sauce Pistou, Pistachios

Sauteed Sea Bass Filet
Pumpkin Seed Brown Butter

Pan Fried Gnocchi
Pecorino Cheese, Snipped Chives

Grilled Asparagus
Lemon Balsamic Vanilla Bean Butter

Spinach Pear Salad
Dried Pears, Gala Apples, Walnuts, Maple Vinaigrette

Kale Salad
Apricots, Avocado, Parmesan, Red Wine Vinaigrette

Walnut Cracked Wheat Bread

Potato Rolls

Pastries

Lime Cheesecake Pots, Gingerbread Dust

Tangerine “Kit Kat” Bars

Espresso Brownie Bites

SMALL PLATES/TAPAS SELECTIONS

Spring/Summer

Seared Sea Scallops
Grilled Asparagus, St. Andre Cream, Toasted Hazelnuts

Roasted Pepper Chowder
White Cheddar, Taso and Sicilian Pesto Grilled Cheese

Boston Beach Jerk Spareribs
Cuban Mojo Grilled Vegetable Salad

Lemon Posset
Drunken Berries, Pistachio Crisps

Fall/Winter


Roasted Salmon
Panko Crust, Wasabi Potatoes, Caramelized Beets

Gnudi
Ricotta Dumplings, Bolognase Sauce, Petite Watercress

Char-grilled Lamb Rack Persillade
Mashed Parsnips, Pesto Hollandaise

Pear Frangipane Tart
Plum Caramel Sauce, Purple Door Cardamom Ice Cream

SALAD SELECTIONS​

INDIAN BUFFET MENU​

Passed Appetizers

Char-grilled Lamb Kebobs
Coriander Chutney

Samosas
House made Pastry Filled with Potatoes, Peas, Onions, Spices, Mint Chutney

Pakoras
Potato and Spinach Fritter with Yogurt Dip

Buffet

Chicken Curry
Chicken Breasts, Onion, Garlic, Ginger, Tomatoes, Coconut Milk

Palak Paneer
Spinach, Mild Cheese, Tomatoes, Garlic, Onions, Spices

Fried Indian Fish Pakora
Chutney, Lime, Tomatoes

Pulao Rice
Basmati Rice, Peas, Cumin, Ghee

Boondi Raita
Yogurt Sauce

Grilled Nan Bread

Chapati Bread

 

BUFFET SELECTIONS

Sicilian  Chicken Breast
Stuffed Boneless Breast, Ricotta, Pine nuts, Spinach & Sun-dried Tomato Cream

Roasted Lamb

Lamb Loin roasted with Garlic Cloves and Fresh Oregano

Chateaubriand
Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Rosemary Glace’ D Viande or Dijon Cream

Beef Brochette

Marinated Beef Tenderloin skewered, Red Peppers, Mushrooms, Onions

 

 Salmon Filet 

Pan Seared Salmon with a Tomato Basil Champagne Sauce

Pork Au Poivre

Sautéed Pork Tenderloin, Apple Jack Brandy with 3 Peppercorn Sauce

Panache of Grains
Orzo, Wild & Brown Rice, Onions, Cooked in Chicken Stock, with Pecans & Dried Apricots

Sauté of Green Beans
Fresh Beans lightly sautéed in Lemon Balsamic Butter

 

Oven Roasted Potatoes

Red Potatoes, slow roasted with Mushrooms, Rosemary and Butter

Israeli Cous Cous

Cous Cous seasoned with Cumin, Coriander, Cinnamon, Cilantro, Red Pepper & Currants

Salad Maison
Mesclun, Tangy Champagne Dressing, Neuske’s Bacon, Grated Swiss, Garlic Croutons

Serbian Salad
Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Scallions, Kalamata Olives, Feta & Red Wine Vinaigrette

Housemade Fresh Bread

NOUVEAU SELECTIONS

Passed Appetizers

Pan-Fried Indian Chicken Cakes

Open-Faced Shrimp Tamale

Steak, Potato  and Morel Tart

First Course

Pear Napoleon Salad
Whole Bosc Pear Layered with Chevre and Mizuna, Baby Greens,
Borage Flowers, Pear Wine Vinaigrette

Second Course

Cream of Artichoke Soup
Crushed Hazelnuts

Entree

Char-Grilled Veal Rib Chop
Port Wine Glace, Champagne Squash Risotto Cakes, Vegetables Nicoise

Ciabatta

Mushroom Herb Rolls

Dessert

Warm Chocolate Turtle Soup with Housemade Turtle Candy and Vanilla Bean Frozen Custard

 Coffee Cup Truffles

GLOBAL STATIONS SELECTIONS​

Chef Louie’s Indian Curry Bar


Chicken Tikka Masala
(a signature dish)

Shrimp in Green Curry Sauce
Onions and Tomato

Seasonal Vegetable Curry

Basmati Rice, Nan Bread

Pasta
Tuscan Cheese or Mushroom Ravioli
Diced Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Garlic Cream, Parmesan

Cavatelli
Braised Short Ribs, Sauce Bolognaise, Pecorino

Housemade “Pizza” Foccacia

Grissini

Marinated Cucumber Tomato Salad

Latin Grill


Mojo Martini
Martini Glass Filled with Black Beans and Rice, Mojo Chicken, Scallions, Chili Verde

Classic Cubano
Pork, Ham, Swiss, Mustard, Mayo, Pickles

Plantain Chips

Grilled  Lemon Asparagus

Roasted Garlic Fingerling Potato Salad

PASTRY/ DESSERT SELECTIONS

 

Apple Blueberry Cobbler

Fresh Baked Fruit Cobbler  

with Maple Ice Cream

Guinness Chocolate Cake

Rich Cake, Raspberry White Mousse

with Mixed Berries and Fresh Mint

 

Budino

Mason Jar baked Chocolate Cookie Crust,

Italian Pudding, Salted Caramel

and Chantilly Cream

Citrus Martini

Lemon Curd & Sour Cream Lime Mousse

topped with Seasonal Berries

 

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Salted Caramel Milk Chocolate Mousse,

Triple Chocolate Crunch Bark

Southern Pecan Tart

Brown Sugar Cheesecake Mousse in a

buttery Tart Shell with Caramel Sauce

Deconstructed Turtle Cheesecake

Pecan Shortbread, Cheesecake Mousse,

Belgium Chocolate Sauce, 

Brown Butter Caramel topped with Toasted Pecans 

 

Pumpkin Cake

Spiced Cake with Brown Sugar Icing, Hot Buttered Rum Sauce & Candied Pecans

Assorted Biscottis, Cookies, Bars, Macaroons, and more...

COCKTAIL PARTY SELECTIONS

At the Bar

Chile Lime Cashews

Passed Appetizers

Brie, Pear and Almond Phyllo Purse

Chicken and Neuske’s Bacon Brochette
Molasses Glaze

Croque Madame
Grilled Turkey, Brie, Pear Chutney

Prosciutto Wrapped Shrimp Skewers
Boursin Sambuca Creme

Asian Spoon
Smoked Thai Chicken Salad, Wasabi Sesame Seeds

Petite Watermelon, Ricotta Salata and Jicama Skewers

Balsamic Glaze

Stationary Appetizers

Chile Relleno Fondue
Green Chiles, Red Peppers, Monterey Jack Cheese, Chevre, French Baguettes and Seasoned Tortilla Chips

Soup Bar
Mini Shots of: Lobster Brie Bisque, Squash Pepita, Roasted Tomato Corn Chowder, with House Made Rosemary Bread Twists

Southwest Grill
Sourdough Bread Filled with Grilled Chicken or Beef Tenderloin, Cheese, Cilantro, Roasted Pepper Relish

Accompaniments
Ancho Creme Fraiche, Guacamole

Grilled Fanned Chicken Breast

Parma Ham, Sopresseta, Assorted Olives, Lemon Aioli

Housemade Potato Rolls

MEDITERRANEAN SELECTIONS

Passed Appetizers

Chicken Skewers Avgolemeno

Eggplant “Caviar”

Kofta Bistro Burger

Entree

Israeli/Fattoush Salad
Pita, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Peppers, Red Onions, Pepperocini, Feta, Red Wine

Vinaigrette

Turkish Lamb Chops
Coriander Crust, Tahini Lemon Sauce

Prawns Kabasa
Served on Rice Pilaf with Cumin, Tomato Sauce and Pine Nuts

Grilled Tri-Color Peppers
Toasted Sesame Butter

Yia Yia’s Roasted Potatoes

Kalamata Olive Bread

Dessert

Chef Louies Baklava Parfait

Anise Butter Cookies

Spirited Athenian Cafe

RESERVE YOUR DATE.

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Excellence in service is our company goal. Our most important consideration is our client’s total satisfaction. From your initial phone call to the conclusion of your event we will assist you with your every need. Our professional staff is well trained in the art of food preparation, event coordinator services and beverage service.

Event Coordinators will work tirelessly to create the perfect dining experience for you and your guests. Tastings are offered to guide you as you choose the perfect menu for your event!

ETHNIC FLAVORS – MODERN INTERPRETATION

 

Lee John’s Catering is a full service Milwaukee area caterer providing complete Event Coordinating Services. In addition to coordinating weddings and events we offer: tenting, ice sculptures, specialty linens, rentals, bar service and more.

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Lee John’s Catering
821 Perkins Avenue
Waukesha, WI 53186

Phone: 262.549.0006
Fax: 262.549.0269
Email: 
info@leejohns.com