45 S Mentor Ave Pasadena, CA 91106
Bistro 45 is an authentic New American and French-style cuisine restaurant that encompasses both a traditional and contemporary setting.
Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
Sample Party Menu
Tray Passed Hors d’Oeuvres
Four: $16.45 per person; Six-Seven: $24.45
Minimum of 20 guests
Assorted Artisanal Pizzas
Crispy Portobello Fries with jalapeno aioli
Scottish Salmon Tartare with Avocado on Hothouse cucumber
Goat Cheese Apple “Beignets” With lemon dipping sauce
All-Natural Beef Meatballs with Bordelaise
House Duck Confit with Creamy Fennel Served on Chinese spoons…pomegranate drizzle
Organic Vegetable Tempura…lemon yogurt-aioli dipping sauce
Burrata & Organic Tomatoes on Soft Crostini…fig Balsamic
Sautéed Monterey Calamari Spoons…organic beans, tomato & garlic
Sliced Organic Pear & Heirloom Tomatoes…red wine vin VG
House Soda Bread with Auvergne Blue Cheese…walnuts, Napa honey & kumquat jelly
Chef’s Chicken Mouse Pate on Brioche…port aspic & micro greens
Heirloom Beets & Artichokes with crumbled goat cheese on Chinese spoons (can be vegan)
AVAILABLE FOR UPCHARGE:
Short Ribs with Polenta Served on a spoon
Duck Confit Tortellini with blackberry gastrique
Seared All-Natural Beef Skewers…Cabernet reduction
New Zealand Lamb “Lollipops”…Thyme demi
Seared “Dry” Scallop on Spoons with heirloom carrot/coconut puree
Niman Ranch Pork Tenderloin …seasonal chutney
Grilled Wild Pacific Shrimp …Chef’s cocktail sauce
Blue Crab Salad on Crispy Wonton with avocado mousse
Smoked Scottish Salmon rolled with asparagus & chive creme
For interior and patio shots, please watch video below.
All food and beverages are charged on consumption.
Wine, we are happy to suggest wine from our cellar that fits your menu, tastes and budget.
Bistro is closed for dinners on Mondays and lunch, but we are happy to open exclusively for your party. We offer lunch and dinner, served in your choice of the South private room, Main dining room or our fully enclosed, heated Terrace: perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, wedding receptions, client entertaining or Board meetings in a private environment.
~ For the restaurant to open for service when we would not normally be there is a minimum of $2,000 that can be applied towards food and beverages but does not include tax and gratuity. Our South dining room can accommodate up to 44 guests and 34 for a presentation; the Main dining room can accommodate 60, the Main and the South together 110, and our fully heated, enclosed terrace 85 (can be divided into two sections).
~ A $500 deposit is required to secure the date of your event ($1,000 for a buy-out). The balance will be due upon the completion of the event, and is payable by check or credit card. A 20% gratuity on food and beverage plus 9.5% sales tax shall be added to the total.
~ In the event that you might have to cancel, a 2 week notice is required for refund of your deposit (60 days for a buy-out).
~We will provide votive candles and white cloths for the table.
Parties of 12 or more guests are required to order from a limited menu with choices, created by the host, up to four selections for each course from our regular menu, charged on consumption.
If you are interested in reserving Bistro 45 for an event or if you have further questions, please contact our catering managers Deborah Simon or Gigi Rivera
Thank you! We look forward to helping make your event a personalized, memorable success!
Robert, Deborah and the entire Bistro 45 staff