Get inspired with a theme menu for your next home event!

Flavor Forward will work closely with you to create a menu that will make planning and hosting your special occasion memorable and fun! Select one of our themes or we can customize one to meet your style and taste.

TURN! TURN! TURN! (To everything there is a season!)

When you eat seasonal foods, you can enjoy a rainbow of colorful and diverse dishes. For example, in the summer, there is nothing better dishes featuring juicy watermelon, vine-ripe heirloom tomatoes, or sweet corn or strawberries grown by a local farmer.

Summer Specials

  • Yellow Gazpacho
  • Watermelon and Tomato Salad with Mint, Lime and Feta
  • Grilled Steaks with Three-Herb Chimichurri
  • Grilled Spanish Spice-Rubbed Chicken Breasts w/Parsley Mint Sauce
  • Fregola with Charred Onions and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes
  • Char-Grilled Broccolini with Sweet Tahini
  • Grand Marnier Strawberry Shortcake



Life is too short not to experience all the world has to offer. Spice up your next event with an international menu and share the joy of discovering new flavors.

Los Favoritos Mexicanos

  • Tortilla Soup Shooters
  • Mushroom, Poblano and Queso Fresco Quesadillas
  • Bricklayer Beef Tacos
  • Chef Mike’s Fish Tacos
  • Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers and Avocado in a Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette
  • Mexican Chocolate Pudding with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Mediterranean Medley

  • Eggplant Caponata Crostini
  • Carrot And Beet Slaw with Pistachios And Raisins
  • Roasted Chicken with Clementines and Arak
  • Moroccan Lamb Tagine with Figs
  • Honey-Roasted Carrots w/Tahini Yogurt
  • Roasted Figs with Pomegranate-Orange Syrup and Pistachio Ice Cream



It’s called “entertaining” for a reason. Why not choose a menu that offers a bit of whimsy or surprise? Perhaps a kids menu designed for adults or a vegetarian meal that’s definitely not rabbit food will fit the bill.

Kids Menu [for Big Kids]

  • Shrimp Cocktail [Bloody Mary Shrimp]
  • Chicken Nuggets [Cornflake-Crusted Chicken Fingers with Chipotle Ketchup]
  • Hot Dog [Grilled Dog with Smoky Sauerkraut-Bacon Relish and Joe Beef Mustard]
  • Hamburger [Short Rib Sliders with Onion Jam and Blue Cheese Slaw]
  • Pizza [Grilled Merguez Sausage and Fig Pizza with Goat Cheese and Arugula]
  • Grilled Cheese [Grilled Cheese and Apple Sandwich with Sriracha Butter]
  • Milkshake [Orange Creamsicle Smoothie – with or without the rum…]
  • Apple Pie [Warm Granny Smith Apple Tart with Cheddar Cheese Ice Cream]

Vegetable Bounty

  • Warm Kale Salad with Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
  • Za’atar Roasted Baby Carrots with Tahini Yogurt
  • Fettuccine with Wild Mushrooms, Tarragon, and Goat-Cheese Sauce
  • Haricots Verts Nicoise with Summer Squash and Basil
  • Roasted Peaches with Ricotta Buttercream and Sweet Pistachios in Olive Oil