Intimate Affairs

Proposal Dinners, In-Home Dinner Parties, Bachelor & Bachelorette Parties & More.
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When it comes to intimate dinner parties, Dinners by David offers the expertise to create an event catering experience that your special friends, family or even elite clientele will remember for years to come. From proposal dinners to catering for bachelor and bachelorette parties, let us help turn your dinner party ideas into reality and make these milestone meals extra special. For plated meal catering in San Diego, Dinners by David promises to be the perfect choice. Our talented chefs will work with you to customize dinner and cocktail party menus that will amaze and delight everyone in attendance. Let us create an innovative catering menu from scratch or even recreate a family recipe for your special occasion. Whether the event takes place in your home or at a venue, we will take care of all catering services so you can relax and enjoy the day.

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Menu  Ideas


Scallop Tostado
Flash Seared Jumbo Dry Pack Scallop, Charred Tomato, Avocado Salsa and Served atop a Crispy Tostado Shell

Farmers Field Greens
With Sliced Stone Fruits, Candied Almonds, Ricotta Salatta, and Honey Thyme Vinegrette

Crispy Potato and Herb Wrapped Seabass
Farmers Market Marinara, Caper Berry, Wilted Spinach and Broccoli Rabe

Triple Chocolate Panna Cotta
Rich White, Dark, and Milk Chocolate Custard paired with Cabernet Cherry Compote


Crispy Braised Bacon BLT
Crispy Pork Belly, Arugula, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Avocado Aioli
Served on Artisan Ciabatta Bread

Green Garlic, Clam, and Coconut Soup
Topped with Toasted Pepitas, Goat Cheese, and Parsley Oil

House Specialty Made Braised Beef Short Ribs
6 Hour Braised Beef Ribs, with Papadelle, English Peas, Prosciutto, and Miataki Mushrooms

Individual Rhubarb and Berry Crostata
With Berry Glaze and Vanilla Bean Gelato


Wonderful service by David for my small wedding in Balboa Park. He was absolutely awesome to work with. He helped me arrange so much of my reception and at a great price. Everyone loved the food and service. He will really work with you on pricing and variety. Excellent!

Samantha V.

Once again I hired David’s catering for my moms 70th!! I can’t recommended them enough! Their staff, food, customer service….all exquisite. I will never have another party without them!

Katryn F.

We’d love to learn about your next event.