A San Clemente tradition.
Enjoyed throughout Orange County.
Carbonara Catering is committed to helping make your special occasion a captivating culinary experience. Our menus are designed to highlight the freshest ingredients and while stimulating your distinctive style and vision.
For more than 25 years, people from all over the world have trusted Carbonara Catering to deliver on our promises and create lasting memories—including weddings, anniversary parties, corporate events, private parties, brunches and more.
We tailor every event to meet the specific needs of our clients. Located in beautiful, sunny San Clemente, California—we would love to talk. Stop by the restaurant or drop us a line. Either way, we are honored you would check out our website and excited to work with you to create your perfect event.
Outstanding food. Excellent service.
Whether your vision is for a small, intimated and personal wedding, or a grandiose, legendary and trending on Instagram event,
we can help you create the experience you're dreaming of.
The perfect setting.
From private homes, to national landmarks, Carbonara Catering has helped to create memories at many of Southern California's most spectacular venues.
Planning for the unexpected.
Delivering beyond expectations.
We understand the challenges of planning a special occasion.
Whether you’re arranging an elegant, subtle affair or creating a spectacular extravaganza—
our experienced and knowledgeable team will assist you every step of the way.
We handle the details.
So you can enjoy your event.
Let us take care of your rental coordination. Need chairs, tables, linens, space heaters, shade?
Our expertise and organizational skills will ensure you have everything you need for your event to be a success.
Our professional serving staff has been called “the best we have ever worked with”
Carbonara Catering ensures all your guest’s needs are met with the utmost care.
Craft, signature cocktails should be what people remember, not the line at the bar.
The knowledgeable and efficient mixologists and bartenders at Carbonara Catering add a gracious dynamic to your event.
We work with the best photographers, officiants, florists DJs and event professionals in the business.
If you need a recommendation, we would love to help.
Did you see something on Pinterest or Wedding Wire?
Our decorative design professionals can recreate it. Need unique ideas? We got you covered.
Food fit for a foodie.
Choose from one of our popular menus, or let us work with you to create the perfect culinary experience.
(Below is an example of some of our customers favorite menu items)
• Capreses Skewers
• Prosciutto-wrapped asparagus
• Stuffed artichoke hearts
• Poke cups
• Gorgonzola stuffed figs
• Tenderloin crostini
• Mini crab cakes
• Bite-size meatballs
• Pesto-stuffed mushrooms
• Grilled chicken skewers
• Tenderloin and bell pepper skewers
• Veggie phyllo pillows
• Jumbo shrimp cocktail
• Charcuterie plate
• Cheese board
• Antipasto display
• Poached salmon
• Seafood medoly salad
Baby mixed greens
Candied walnuts, strawberries, and melon tossed with a berry vinaigrette
Parmesan, hard-boiled egg, garlic croutons tossed with a Caesar dressing
Marinated red onion, pancetta, mushroom with a light balsamic vinaigrette
Cool mixed greens
Cherry tomatoes and cucumbers served with creamy Italian dressing
Savory mixed Greens
Pear and gorgonzola with a champagne vinaigrette
Blue cheese with chopped Roma tomatoes
Filet mignon served with a caramelized onion Port wine reduction
Filet mignon with a porcini mushroom sauce
Filet Mignon with a Pomegranate reduction
Parmesan crusted chicken breast with an artichoke lemon cream sauce
Chicken breast served with a Marsala wine mushroom sauce
Chicken breast stuffed with ricotta cheese, spinach, and sundried tomatoes
Fresh Halibut with a tropical mango salsa
Pork tenderloin with a cranberry demi-glaze
Grilled lamb chops with a balsamic reduction
Veal medallions served with sage, prosciutto, and provolone cheese
Grilled eggplant stuffed with ricotta and goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes and pine nuts topped with a light tomato sauce
Penne pasta served with spinach, sun dried tomatoes, chopped Roma tomatoes with light garlic and olive sauce topped with goat’s cheese
We offer complete bar services, including beer, wine and signature cocktails
Custom desserts available from our bakery
Proof is in the execution.
Our customers have spoken.
Thank you so much for everything you are doing for our wedding. We really appreciate all the help you are giving us throughout this entire journey. Our wedding would not be happening if it weren’t for you. We are so looking forward to Sunday!!
Michelle & Bryan Wohlfarth
It was a pleasure working with you at the Casa Romantica. You are terrific and your staff was professional, friendly and efficient. The food was delish and the plate presentation was great. I look forward to having the opportunity of working together again.
Owner of Swellegant Parties and Events
You are so good at what you do! You made Cara’s wedding a spectacular success. We loved every minute of it. We laid around the house, got pampered, beautified and the like while you were taking care of it all. Thank you for a precious gift, allowing me to appreciate and enjoy every minute. You and Anna are truly gifted at this. Thank you, thank you, thank you,
Let's connect and talk about your event.
With over 20 years of experience, our quality cuisine and professional staff, we will exceed all of your catering expectations. From weddings to brunches, we customize all of our events to the needs and desires of all our clients.
Our catering director can help you with menu and rental suggestions, event coordination, and many more services to make your event successful and memorable.
203 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA 92672