Gourmet Delivered while Social Distanced

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Executive Chef Tammy Lipps is bringing her 20 years of experience in preparing and catering only fresh, flavorful and festive meals from Manhattan Beach to Lake County, CA.

Introduce yourself to her delicious gourmet cooking while “sheltering in place”.

Call (310) 962-4597 to order

Our menus change frequently based on availability of ingredients. Please call to confirm availability and order.

Gourmet Meals

Gourmet family-style meals

Red Wine Braised Short Ribs

Smashed potatoes w/fresh herbs and butter
“Sweet Ending” of the day
Serves 4 – $100

Chicken Cacciatorre

served w/penne pasta
“Sweet Ending” of the day
Serves 4 – $100

Pork and Hominy Stew

Seasonal green salad w/pumpkin seed dressing
“Sweet Ending” of the day
Serves 4 – $100

Cinnamon Roasted Butternut Squash Rigatoni

w/chicken apple sausage, golden raisins, melted onions
in EVVO w/fried sage
Chef’s choice green salad
“Sweet Ending” of the day
Serves 4 – $100

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Vegetarian Entree Salad

Autumn super foods salad

w/roasted acorn squash, lentils, chickpeas,
kale and rainbow chard, pom arils, walnuts and
sunflower seeds in balsamic-tahini dressing
Serves 4 – $55

Savory Lasagna and Casseroles

Meals in a pan

Turkey Sausage Lasagna in Red Sauce

Serves 6 generously – $58

Butternut Squash Lasagna

With fresh basil béchamel sauce
Serves 6 generously – $54

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

With salsa verde (green sauce)
Includes sour cream and fresh cilantro-onion garnish
Serves 6 generously – $54.

Soup/Chili options

Soups are served with bread, biscuits, or corn muffins and a seasonal green salad

Sweet Potato and Black bean chili

White bean chicken chili

topped w/fresh cilantro-scallions and mexican cheeses
Served w/warm flour tortillas

Thai chicken vegetable soup

White bean and creamy fennel soup

Lentil Sausage Soup w/winter greens

***Each chili/soup order serves 4 generously – $100.

All meals are prepared hot and fresh in our licensed commercial kitchen, with contact free packaging and delivery. Ingredients are locally sourced whenever possible.

24 hours notice required for local ordering and it will be at your doorstep the next day between 4 and 5pm or let us know when you prefer delivery. Tax will be charged when order is taken.
(310) 962-4597

Looking for Some Fresh Ideas?

Here are some menus from past events catered by The Ripe Choice. Enjoy reading about the wonderfully fresh food. We hope they serve as inspiration for your next get-together!

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