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The Bancroft Hotel catering (Berkeley)

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I was pleasantly surprised last night.

Lovely evening, and the food was more than adequate.

Menu

First course

Mixed greens with pears, gorgonzola and candied pecans

Second course

Pistachio whole grain mustard rubbed lamb with pesto
Couscous, ratatouille vegetables and a pomegranate reduction sauce

or

Grilled wild salmon with herbs, soft polenta, spinach and vinaigrette

or

Wild rice, pine nut and feta stuffed portabolinis

Dessert

Lemon tart

or

Chocolate truffle cake

(I had lamb and chocolate truffle cake.)

http://claremontbookclub.blogspot.com/

2680 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Contact: Special event & catering coordinator
Phone: 510/549-0113

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  1. The "portabolinis" should read "portobellinis". Never trust the menu, even when printed on a nice card.

    Of course I had the well-seasoned tiny racks of lamb. The chocolate truffle cake was a dense little wedge, very sweet. (Thank you bitter black coffee.)