Mal Pais Costa Rica Chef and Wedding Catering Services
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Sample Menus

Just below we have provided you with a list of some of our favorite past menus for your inspiration, as well as list some of most requested menu items.  These menus aren’t set in stone and we offer them simply as a foundation on which we will begin to build your own custom menu.

We also welcome your favorite dishes, family recipes and preparation requests. Our food is always delicious, made with the best ingredients available, and prepared with love and respect.

We can happily accommodate vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free guests.

  • Wedding Menus
  • Past Event favorites
  • Station Options
  • Personal Chef
  • Tasting menus
  • Desserts
  • Brunch
  • Kid’s

Sample Menu 1

  • Yellowtail sashimi with aji ponzu & pickled Napa cabbage
  • Pineapple soy glazed prawns with black sesame & gingered carrot slaw
  • Miso grilled ahi tuna with caramelized oyster mushrooms & snow peas
  • Flourless chocolate torte with kiwi-mint salsa

Sample Menu 2

  • Ancho chili seared jumbo prawns with mango-roasted pepper slaw
  • Grilled Octopus poke with avocado relish
  • Coconut-star anise poached cabrilla with ginger-roasted asparagus
  • Baked chocolate mouse with blackberry compote

Sample Menu 3

  • Corvina ceviche with lemongrass and coconut served in a halved avocado
  • Green mango and jicama salad with toasted peanuts and spicy peanut dressing
  • Grilled wahoo with fresh tomato-coconut salsa & julienned zucchini
  • Ginger lime crème brulle´

Sample Menu 4

  • Prosciutto wrapped jumbo prawn with fresh rosemary & yellow pepper coulis
  • Arugula salad with smoked vela, green apple & shaved fennel
  • Pan roasted sea bass with thyme roasted plum tomato and quinoa tabouleh
  • Crepes with balsamic-lime glazed berries and sweet goats cheese

Sample Menu 5

  • Grilled Lobster and avocado summer rolls with citrus dipping sauce
  • Coconut ginger risotto
  • Banana leaf wrapped red snapper with mango-cucumber relish
  • Passion fruit cheesecake