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Mother's Day Menu Now Available for Contactless Pick Up!

We are excited to offer a Mother’s Day Menu for contactless pick up on May 10th in our spacious Garden Grove parking lot and Ellie's Table at Egan House. With menu varieties ranging from your favorite Ellie's breakfast items like Quiche, Croissants and Breakfast Burritos to your Jay's favorites like Vegetarian Rotolo, Palm Sandwiches, and Herb Crusted Tri-Tip, celebrate the supportive, loving, hardworking - and all the other amazing adjectives - woman in your life by treating her to a special breakfast or mouth-watering dinner. After-all, our love language is food, so why not share the love? To view our Mother’s Day Menu, click HERE and contact your Event Specialist or email info@jayscatering.com to place your order today. The last day to get your order in is May 8th before 12 pm.

All CDC guidelines will be strictly adhered to during the contactless pick up on Sunday, May 10th to protect the safety of our customers and staff. We will not be requiring signatures for pick up at this time and an individual on our team will load your car with your order to ensure social distancing and food safety.

Important COVID-19 Information

A message to our valued customers, clients, vendors, and community members:

With the ongoing developments and new designation of COVID-19 as a pandemic, and pronouncements made by federal and local governments, it is with a heavy heart that we will be temporarily halting event production of Jay’s Catering, The Estate on Second, Rose Center and Forme until further notice. Our two Ellie’s Table Cafes will be temporarily closing effective March 17, 2020 through March 31, 2020 (subject to ongoing changes in circumstances).  The safety and health of our patrons and staff is of the utmost importance to us during this difficult time.

Please know that we remain dedicated in helping and accommodating you however we can.

Our main phone line remains open and we are working around the clock responding to phone calls and emails and continue to take future orders.

Please reach out to your Event Specialist to answer your specific questions and concerns, or call our main line at 714.636.6045 if you would like more information. We encourage you to frequently check in on our blog for updates and announcements as we continue to navigate our way through this complex and ever-evolving situation.

Ellie’s Table at The Boardwalk New Menu Items

Since opening our doors at The Boardwalk, we’ve been analyzing orders and figuring out the best way to accommodate our Irvine clientele. Inspired by the challenge, our kitchen has made small tweaks to our existing Ellie’s Table menu and added fresh, new items exclusive to this location. Word around the office is that our Bahn Mi is an Irvine favorite! Take a look below to see some of our new menu items and make your selections for your next Ellie’s Table at The Boardwalk visit!

Bahn Mi

Grilled pork with mayo, cilantro, jalapeno, pickled daikon and carrots.


Ken’s Chicken Sandwich

Brioche bun, grilled chicken breast, crispy bacon, provolone cheese, grilled red onion, lettuce, tomato and roasted red pepper aioli.

Two House-Made Spring Rolls

Tilapia fish cake, cucumber, Thai basil, lettuce, pickled daikon, and carrots. Served with hoisin dipping sauce.


Egg White Breakfast Bowl

Scrambled egg whites, roasted sweet potatoes, cherry tomatoes, avocado, mixed greens and a pesto vinaigrette.


Savory Scallion Pancake

Served with a fried egg, hoisin dipping sauce and a side of kim chi.

Ellie’s Table at The Boardwalk Chambre Menu Offerings

With our newest Ellie’s Table being located inside of The Boardwalk where many working professionals reside for their 9-5, we knew we needed to add more substantial food offerings for office lunch breaks and brain fuel.  Our Chambre Menu offers just that! We’ve hand selected an assortment of proteins available specifically at our Boardwalk location to keep our customers full and energized. Stop by the café to try our Lemon and Thyme Chicken, Mesquite Smoked Salmon Filet and Chipotle Rubbed Flat Iron Steak all paired with our Mixed Greens and Balsamic Vinaigrette, or upgrade your salad to our Broccoli Bacon, Greek Quinoa, Pear, Asian Kale, Golden Beet, Agave Fresh Fruit or Ellie’s Pasta Salad. Check them out below to see what one might be your favorite.


Paired with upgraded Green Quinoa Salad


Paired with Mixed Greens


Paired with upgraded Pear Salad

Ellie's Table Irvine Opening

With Irvine being more centrally located and a foodie hotspot, we couldn’t think of a more fitting city to open our next Ellie’s Table! We’re excited to be closer to more surrounding cities and hope that this gives the opportunity for new people to come visit us for breakfast or lunch. This Ellie’s Table is located at The Boardwalk, a cutting-edge office space built with comfort and function in mind. With a 2-acre courtyard inspired by coastal culture, The Boardwalk blurs the line between outdoor and indoor spaces allowing natures natural elements inside. Their vision of delivering an exceptional experience and remarkable service aligns with us at Ellie’s where we believe that happiness is homemade and outstanding service is what sets us apart and continues to prove our strong, successful foundation.

We are so excited to take our delicious pastries and menu offerings that everyone knows and loves from our San Juan Capistrano location with us to Irvine. Our guests will enjoy flavorful meals inside our beautiful new café that boasts floor to ceiling windows to allow natural light into the space or sip on hot beverages while gazing out at The Boardwalk’s massive outdoor courtyard.

Open Monday – Friday from 7am-3pm, Ellie’s Table at The Boardwalk will bring you all the classics you know and love from our Egan House location and even more. We just opened our doors to the public and can’t wait to share and continue Ellie’s legacy.

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