Nectar Personal Chef Services Sample Menu


  • Spanish style chicken with dried apricots, pine nuts, cinnamon and brandy
  • Za’atar spiced ground lamb burgers with chimichurri
  • Baked Polenta casserole with pecorino, mascarpone and tomato basil sauce
  • Quinoa, black bean and garbanzo bowl with tahini lime dressing
  • Achiote rubbed pork tenderloin with rosemary pear compote
  • Beef and red wine stew with bacon, mushrooms, pearl onions, baby carrots
  • Ginger Soy marinated flank steak with mango jalapeno slaw
  • Sautéed shrimp and scallops with pappardelle pasta, oil cured olives, capers, chile piquin, and citrus butter
  • Asian seabass or swordfish with wilted spicy greens and hoisin vinaigrette

Starch Sides

  • Bulgur wheat with fresh basil, figs, walnuts, and goat cheese
  • Quinoa, black beans, corn and cilantro
  • Classic garlic mashed potatoes
  • Lentils with cumin, mint and red bell pepper
  • Chickpea, freekeh and cherry tomato salad
  • Italian style vegetable pancakes

Vegetable Sides

  • Caramelized broccoli with garlic and lemon
  • Roasted mélange of mushrooms with garlic, olive oil, and pecorino
  • Roasted curried cauliflower with golden raisins and coconut
  • Ratatouille with Spanish olive oil and roasted garlic
  • Grilled fresh corn salad with asiago, chile, and lime (Elotes)
  • Grilled asparagus with hazelnut gremolata

Soups (Can be substituted for starch or vegetable sides)

  • Sweet corn and lemongrass bisque
  • Chipotle black bean soup
  • Chilled yogurt and cucumber soup
  • Seasonal vegetable Minestrone
  • Spiced summer squash puree
  • Indian spiced lentil soup

Salads (Can be substituted for starch or vegetable sides)

  • Kale salad with roasted sweet potatoes, walnuts, capers, feta, sumac lemon vinaigrette
  • Kale Caesar with preserved lemon and crispy chickpeas
  • Shaved fennel, roasted beets, fresh orange segments with goat cheese and sherry mustard vinaigrette
  • Bibb lettuce, hearts of palm, almonds with marcona almonds and green goddess dressing
  • Chopped salad with tomato, cucumber, red onion, zucchini, bell pepper sunflower seeds, buttermilk chive dressing
  • Heirloom Tomato salad with red onion, basil, bacon, and blue cheese dressing