Whether it’s Carne Asada and assorted Empanadas from Mexico, Jerk Chicken and Curried Red Snapper from Jamaica or just a good old American ball park menu with Jumbo Smoked Sausage and Corn Dogs, our culinary staff strives to bring you authentic recipes from around the world. This month we’re going to focus on all things Japanese …
Last month we wrote about Chinese Food. This month we’re staying Asian with a look at our Japanese cuisine. If you live in New York then you probably have eaten sushi. Did you know sushi is considered a form of art? Authentic sushi must be prepared under strict guidelines. To become a traditional sushi chef, you need to undertake many years of on-the-job training with a sushi master.
Historically influenced by Chinese Cuisine, in modern times, Japanese food has also been influenced by Western tastes. However simplicity remains key. Japanese courses often consist of only a few items that are mostly fresh and full of flavors. Choosing high quality ingredients is therefore a crucial part of the cooking process.
While we don’t offer sushi, we do have some wonderful delicious items in our menu.
Japanese cucumber salad
(Thinly sliced English cucumbers with honey sesame dressing)
Onigiri – Japanese rice balls
(Short grain rice balls with unami flavorings)
(Grilled fresh marinated salmon with soy ginger sake dressing)
Teriyaki beef stir-fry
(Tender soy marinated flank steak stir-fried with Asian vegetables and fresh teriyaki sauce)
(grilled boneless chicken breast skewers with garlic and ginger soy marinade)
Soba with toasted sesame sauce
(Japanese soba noodles sautéed with vegetables and sesame balsamic dressing)
(Sautéed kale lightly seasoned with marin and soy)
Assorted Japanese pastry buns
Why not try a Japanese theme at your next event?
Remember, our Catering Managers are happy to work with you to create a menu to fit the needs of your company and clients for any event.