Valentines Day Menu 2018

Our Valentines Day Menu 2018 is now available to view and book! We will be running this menu from the 10th until the 16th of February 2018

You can view the menu here

Our menu comprises great local seasonal produce from fantastic suppliers!

Valentines Day Menu 2018

Canapes

Roasted peach

Parma ham, goats cheese and honey brushetta

Asparagus and roasted red pepper

With whipped feta on a rye crisp

Smoked salmon

In cheddar cups with avocado mousse

Halloumi

With caper, chilli and citrus dressing

Starters

Roasted beetroot salad

With blue cheese, hazelnuts, endive and rocket

Scallops

With serrano ham and a pea and parsley sauce

Tomato gazpacho

Sharer for two Herbed whole baked camembert drizzled with rapeseed oil served with bread croutes and dressed rocket pomegranate and walnut salad

crab

avocado, watermelon, cucumber, lovage

Mains

Duck breast

Thyme roasted carrots and dauphinoise potatoes with red wine sauce

Crispy pork belly

with pomme anna, celeriac remoulade, apple puree and a cider sauce

Wild mushroom risotto

With parmesan and pea shoots, served with ciabatta drizzled with olive oil

Crab

macaroni cheese with garlic and rosemary focaccia and watercress salad

Rack of lamb

with black pudding, pea veloute, glazed carrots and spring vegetables and watercress

Desserts

White chocolate and strawberry torte

with clotted cream and strawberry coulis

Chocolate tart with raspberry and meringue

Fig tart

with a dulce de leche cream

Raspberry, rosemary and vanilla tart

with a rosewater syrup

Custard panna cotta

Rhubarb compote and shortbread crumb

Petit Fours

Raspberry and white chocolate blondie

Earl grey and dark chocolate truffle

Salted caramel fudge

White chocolate, rose and raspberry lollipop

Price: Per person

3 courses £48

4 courses £54

5 courses £60

Please inform us of any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances and we can adjust the menu to suit your needs

Valentines Day Menu 2018
rhubarb and custard panna cotta

Butlers in the Buff

Butler in the buff with catering

Steve James is able to offer a Butlers in the Buff

Are you organising a hen party or a special event? Looking to surprise the hen or your guests! Why not add a Butler in the buff……..or two, to greet guests at the door. They can play party games with you and even make cocktails and pour your drinks. Most importantly they will serve your food! At previous parties they have handed round canapés and served your starter, main and dessert to the table. Before and during the meal they will serve and top up your drinks and then afterwards have even served petit fours with coffee. What more could you want with you delicious food than a hunky waiter in the buff to serve it to you!

Butlers in the Buff

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The butlers are the perfect accompaniment to

  • Hen parties
  • Birthday parties
  • Ladies nights
  • Dinner parties
  • Baby showersButlers in the Buff same sex gay birthdays stag

The butlers are not just available for ladies events they can also help with mixed and same sex/gay events

  • Same sex/gay stag/hen parties
  • gay/Same sex dinner parties
  • Same sex/gay weddings
  • gay/Same sex anniversaries
  • same sex/gay birthday partiesButlers in the Buff Hen parties

And Butlers In The Buff UK has been approved by Pink Weddings the the UK’s first gay wedding company you can find here

We can now offer this with our company and an exclusive menu to Butlers in the Buff Uk and will be released soon so keep watching!

To organise your party please contact us. Email steve@stevejamesltd.com or call 07909651557 and we will be happy to help!

Butler in the buff with catering We cover Somerset, Dorset and East Devon. Weymouth, Dorchester, Bridport, Taunton, Lyme Regis, Bridgewater and many other places! If you are unsure if we cover your area then please contact us! We can travel further but travel expenses would need to be covered please contact us to discuss your requirements!

Winter menu 2017

Our Winter menu 2017 is now online to view. This menu will be available from the beginning of December until the end of February 2018.

To view this menu please click here or view it below.

All of our menus are created using local seasonal produce. Please see our suppliers page to see the produce we are using. Steve James grows the majority of Fruit, vegetables and herbs in his own Somerset garden in Yeovil to ensure the freshest, organic produce. As well as the above menus Steve can create bespoke menu to suit your tastes. He will work with you discussing your requirements, likes and dislikes and then will create a menu suited to you. Steve James will work with you to produce a menu around your dietary requirements whether that be gluten, dairy, vegetarian, vegan, nut or any other.

Winter Menu 2017

Canapes

Beef ragu arancini

Squash and ricotta tartlets

Red onion, breaded goats cheese and walnut puffs

Sticky spiced pork belly

Starters

French onion soup with Dorset blue vinny rarebits

Butternut squash ravioli with sage butter and pine nuts

Mushroom and parmesan risotto

Game Terrine Sourdough croutes, mixed leaves in balsamic and rapeseed oil and onion jam

Mains

Beer braised pig cheeks with crispy potatoes, roasted shallots and thyme carrots

Vegetable crumble with nutmeg green beans and roast potatoes

Quick cooked flank steak with parsnip puree, mushroom pie and beef gravy

Duck Rossini pan fried and roasted duck breast with pate, creamed spinach, fondant potato and a red wine sauce

Steak and ale pie with pomme Anna, carrot puree, greens and an ale sauce

Desserts

Caramel panna cotta with triple chocolate brownie and sesame tuile

Brioche, white chocolate and orange bread and butter pudding with a cinnamon vanilla custard

Bitter chocolate and pistachio tart with clotted cream

blackberry and apple tarte tatin with vanilla cream

Petit Fours

Carrot and walnut cake

Orange polenta cake

Minted truffles

Spiced orange jellies

Price: Per person

3 courses £48

4 courses £54

5 courses £60

Please inform us of any dietary requirements, allergies or intolerances and we can adjust the menu to suit your needs

Beef ragu arancini Winter menu 2017

 

Winner Luxury Travel Guide 2018 award winning chef

We are a caterer and Personal chef service that covers Somerset and Dorset including Weymouth, Sherborne, Bruton, Bridport, Dorchester, Lyme Regis Weston Yeovil and Exeter. If you would like to know if we cover your area please get in touch and we would be happy to discuss this with you.

First Pop Up Restaurant

We thoroughly enjoyed our first pop up restaurant on the 1st September with Lesley Waters at Melbury Vale Vineyard in Shaftesbury.

We had a great evening cooking for our guests and enjoying the beautiful wines from Melbury Vale Winery and pairing them with the food we were serving

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Keep an eye out for more upcoming dates and the release of our product range!

To book an evening with us please contact us 

Dorset food and arts festival 2017

fantastic day at Dorset food and arts festival 2017 last weekend viewing a great demonstration from the wonderful Lesley Waters from Lesley Waters Cookery School! Lesley and myself have recently set up a pop up restaurant serving street food, demonstrations of cooking and sampling wine so be sure to book your ticket, click here for more information and to book! Even though there were sudden downpours we had a great day wandering round viewing the fantastic stalls. To mention just a few
Fussels Fine Foods
Hari Hari
Langham Wine Estate
Liberty Fields Dorset
Riverford
Brace of Butchers
West Country Water Buffalo
And many many more!

 

To book an evening with Steve James and see him use great local produce from such supplier then please contact us 

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Dinnington personal chef caterer

Steve James is a Dinnington personal chef, private chef, caterer, He covers Dinnington in Somerset.

Dinnington Personal chef Please click Here to visit our home page

Dinnington Personal chef can cook a variety of different meals to suit your tastes, please visit our Menus to view our current seasonal menu using fresh local produce.

We have a gallery of our work and you can also see our reviews here

To book your own event please contact us

Dinnington Personal chef

Abbas Combe Personal chef

Ox cheek with celeriac, crispy shallot, confit shallot petals, thyme roasted baby carrots, watercress, oyster mushrooms and red wine sauce

We are a caterer and Personal chef service that covers Somerset and Dorset including Abbas Combe. Weymouth, Sherborne, Bruton, Bridport, Dorchester,  Lyme Regis, Weston and Yeovil. If you would like to know if we cover your area please get in touch and we would be happy to discuss this with you.

Caterer and Personal chef service that covers Somerset and Dorset. This includes  Bridgewater, cheddar, Yeovilton crewkerne, Templecombe, Taunton. Wellington, Wincanton, Abbotsbury, Cerne Abbas, Portland, Shaftesbury. Sherborne, Sturminster Newton, Swanage, Wareham.

Dinder personal chef caterer

Steve James is a Dinder personal chef, private chef, caterer, He covers Dinder in Somerset.

Dinder Personal chef Please click Here to visit our home page

Dinder Personal chef can cook a variety of different meals to suit your tastes, please visit our Menus to view our current seasonal menu using fresh local produce.

We have a gallery of our work and you can also see our reviews here

To book your own event please contact us

Dinder Personal chef

Abbas Combe Personal chef

Ox cheek with celeriac, crispy shallot, confit shallot petals, thyme roasted baby carrots, watercress, oyster mushrooms and red wine sauce

We are a caterer and Personal chef service that covers Somerset and Dorset including Abbas Combe. Weymouth, Sherborne, Bruton, Bridport, Dorchester,  Lyme Regis, Weston and Yeovil. If you would like to know if we cover your area please get in touch and we would be happy to discuss this with you.

Caterer and Personal chef service that covers Somerset and Dorset. This includes  Bridgewater, cheddar, Yeovilton crewkerne, Templecombe, Taunton. Wellington, Wincanton, Abbotsbury, Cerne Abbas, Portland, Shaftesbury. Sherborne, Sturminster Newton, Swanage, Wareham.

Wine tasting with tasting menu

Chicken liver parfait wine tasting with tasting menu

We are still doing our wine tasting with tasting menu food pairing at the Melbury vale winery in Shaftesbury. There is still some spaces available before Christmas.  So book now to avoid disappointment!

The Dorset Fine Dining & MV Wine Tasting with tasting menu Evening – Call Melbury Vale Winery now to book!

Email:info@mvwinery.co.uk
Phone: 01747 854206
Joseph 07752 865232
Clare 07730 955593

Please advise of any special dietary requirements in advance.

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Melbury Vale Elegance ~ Clean and light, dry white wine , an elderflower nose with pear and honey on the palate, paired with

Whipped goats cheese sandwiched between crisp dill biscuits & blini crowned with citrus cured Salmon and crème fraiche

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Veritas , Tangley ~ Dry, fresh white wine with crisp citrus aromas and flavours, paired with

Minted pea tartlet, lemon dressed rocket salad dotted with torn mozzarella

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Melbury Vale Virtue ~ Dry, fruity pale rosé wine, a strawberry nose, fresh mouth-watering fruit and mineral flavours on the palate, paired with

Chicken liver parfait with crispy bacon, thyme crackers, shallot tarte tatin with watercress dressed in rapeseed oil

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Melbury Vale Exuberance ~ a naturally fermented, light red wine with berry fruits on the nose, juicy blackcurrant on the palate, paired with

Spiced pulled beef brisket with crème fraiche in chicory cups & Parmesan scones with herbed cream cheese and parma ham

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Melbury Vale Fusions Dawn, Dusk & Midnight ~ a trio of fortified fruity wines paired with a trio of deserts created to enhance the flavours of all

Mini apple lollipop in a caramel sauce paired with lemony Dawn

Blackberry marshmallow, blackberry coulis with luscious cherry, fig and almond Dusk

Lemon cream and raspberry pie with rich red wine, sweet berry fruits and dark chocolate on the finish Midnight

All at just £25 per person!

There are limited spaces available so please book early to secure your place.

If you would like your own evening catered for the please call Steve on 07909651557 or visit our contact page for further details.