Mal Pais Costa Rica Chef and Wedding Catering Services

Wedding Catering and Special Event Catering in Mal Pais Costa Rica

Since the fall of 2004, Soma has been providing professional catering service to the Santa Teresa-Mal Pais area and will happily assist you with all of your food and beverage needs for your special event. Soma is your caterer of choice for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday celebrations, or any other special occasion.

We offer multi-course gourmet dinners, elegant buffets, cocktail parties, and tropical beach front BBQ’s. We have provided you an inspirational list of plates below to help you gauge our talent as well as a list of sample menus we have executed in the past.

Wedding and Catering Sample Plates

We are not limited to these menu items! We simply provided these items to help inspire your taste buds and exemplify our culinary creativity to assist you in creating the perfect menu for your next special event in Costa Rica.

Passed Appetizers

Passed Appetizers

Passed Appetizers

(2 units of each selection per person)

  • Gazpacho Shooters with Avocado Cream
  • Coconut Lime Ceviche Shooters
  • Tuna (or Beetroot) Poke on Wonton Crisps
  • Lemongrass Arancini (crispy risotto bites) with Thai pesto
  • Panko Seared Mushroom-Miso Risotto Cakes
  • Panko Crusted Fish Cakes with Spicy Mango Coulis
  • Mustard Ginger Shrimp Crostini
  • Sweet Plantain Wontons w/ Tamarind-ginger sauce
  • Shrimp wontons w/ Pineapple Soy Reduction
  • Gingered beef tartar with mint pesto over cucumber rounds
  • Tuna tartar with avocado cream over crispy corn tortilla
  • Smoked trout and green apple-cilantro salsa over toasted French bread
  • Goat cheese and sundried tomato pesto over garlic toasted pita
  • Green olive tapenade and fresh goat cheese crostini
  • Spicy lobster salad with mango over patacones
  • Marinated seafood salad with chive pesto over patacones
  • Mahi mahi “brandade” over crispy yucca rounds
Entrada Offering

Entrada Offering


  • Roasted beetroot “poke” with avocado
  • Ceviche with coconut & lemongrass served in avocado
  • Pineapple soy glazed jumbo prawns with pineapple, star anise, and avocado salsa
  • Soy mirin glazed prawns with carrot chive slaw & black sesame
  • Ancho grilled jumbo shrimp with orange-avocado salsa
  • Chile seared jumbo prawns with green mango-roasted pepper slaw
  • Lemongrass skewered jumbo prawns with coconut-lime vinaigrette
  • Spicy lobster stuffed tuna sashimi
  • Wahoo carpaccio with Jalepeno coulis
  • Sesame crusted goat cheese top with warm sesame vinaigrette & sea salt
  • Seared Yellow fin tuna with avocado and roasted pepper relish
  • Hawaiian style Ahi poke
  • Ahi tuna, avocado, and arugula summer rolls with cashew lime sauce
  • Spicy lobster “tian” with mango & avocado
  • Pepper-mint seared beef tenderloin with sweet mango-fennel salsa
  • Mint seared beef tenderloin w/ green mango & peanut slaw
  • Thai spiced beef brochettes mango & mint
  • Curried fish cake with lemongrass brochette
  • Smoked trout and jicama summer rolls with citrus dipping sauce
  • Ceviche with coconut & lemongrass served in avocado garnished with cilantro mint pesto
Salad Offering

Salad Offering


  • Mixed green and herb salad with mango, macadamia, and pickled red onion
  • Uchua & avocado salad with fresh goats cheese
  • Arugula salad with papaya and macadamia
  • Grilled asparagus salad with spring onion, fennel and orange
  • Cherry tomato, cucumber, coconut, and herb salad with toasted peanut
  • Sesame grilled octopus salad with roasted pepper and spring onion

Platos principales Fish:

  • Grilled Amberjack with fresh tomato-coconut salsa
  • Seared wahoo steaks with cilantro-mustard sauce
  • Herb seared amber jack with citrus dijon sauce & sweet pepper relish
  • Miso Glazed Sea Bass with Orange-Avocado Salsa
  • Ancho Chili Grilled Amberjack with Mango-mint Salsa
  • Black Sesame Seared Mahi-Mahi with Fresh Pineapple ginger Salsa
  • Banana Leaf Wrapped Corvina with a Pistachio Herb Crust
  • Grilled Mahi-Mahi with Roasted Jalapeno–Tomatillo Salsa
  • Thyme roasted sea bass with roasted plum tomato & salsa verde
  • Polenta crusted ahi tuna with fresh cherry tomato-herb salsa
  • Pepper lime grilled tuna with sundried tomato tapenade
  • Grilled Robalo with Argentinean style Chimmichurri
  • Marinated Seared Wahoo with Curry Roasted Tomatoes
  • Panko Seared Fishcakes with a Cherry Tomato Coconut Salsa
  • Tuna Poke over Orange-Mirin Marinated Cucumber
Protein Offering

Protein Offering


  • 5 Spice Pork Tenderloin with Pineapple-Soy glaze
  • Goat Cheese & Caramelized Onion Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
  • Sweet Plantain and Roasted Pepper Stuffed Pork loin
  • Pepper Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sundried tomato chimmichurri
  • Pistachio crusted Beef Tenderloin with Thai Herb Pesto
  • Miso Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Mushroom
  • Peanut Crusted beef tenderloin with green mango-mint salsa
  • Crispy Duck Breast with Orange Chipotle Glaze
  • Crispy Duck Breast with Passion Fruit reduction
  • Jerk Spiced Chicken Breast with Mango Chutney
  • Terryaki Glazed Grilled Chicken Breasts
  • Tamarind-Ginger Braised Short Ribs

We are not limited to these menu items! We simply provided these items to help inspire your taste buds and exemplify our culinary creativity to assist you in creating the perfect menu for your next special event in Costa Rica.