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The French Gourmet

The French Gourmet The French Gourmet offers full service, award winning catering to celebrate life's milestones & achi The French Gourmet, established in 1979, offers full service, award winning catering to celebrate life's milestones and achievements.

A versatile San Diego County caterer, our products are all prepared fresh daily on the premises. The dishes conjured up in our kitchen reflect a commitment to originality, freshness and the celebration of taste. Our catering experts work with you to create a menu and style that will compliment your event and your budget. As a local catering company, we can provide you with china, glassware, place

A versatile San Diego County caterer, our products are all prepared fresh daily on the premises. The dishes conjured up in our kitchen reflect a commitment to originality, freshness and the celebration of taste. Our catering experts work with you to create a menu and style that will compliment your event and your budget. As a local catering company, we can provide you with china, glassware, place

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Last day of ! Celebrate with the ‘[best] presso’ aka best espresso martini or our $20 bottomless mimosas 🍾Along with our...
10/02/2022

Last day of !

Celebrate with the ‘[best] presso’ aka best espresso martini or our $20 bottomless mimosas 🍾
Along with our $25 2 course brunch.

Reservations still available for tonight’s 3 course $50 dinner through our website thefrenchgourmet.com

Happy Friday  weekend kick off! 🥂•Seared Scallops over wild mushroom risotto with cauliflower purée 3 course $50 dinner ...
10/01/2022

Happy Friday weekend kick off! 🥂

•Seared Scallops over wild mushroom risotto with cauliflower purée

3 course $50 dinner 🍽
2 course $25 brunch 🍾

Reservations available on our website thefrenchgourmet.com through open table

 on our GORGEOUS patio + $20 bottomless mimosas??? 🥳🍾🥂 2 course $25 brunch + $20 bottomless mimosas 🥂3 course $50 dinner...
09/29/2022

on our GORGEOUS patio + $20 bottomless mimosas??? 🥳🍾🥂

2 course $25 brunch + $20 bottomless mimosas 🥂
3 course $50 dinner + $25 wine pairing 🍷

 starts tomorrow!! Perfect time to try our top selling brunch items! •California Benedict: Home made hollandaise, fresh ...
09/24/2022

starts tomorrow!! Perfect time to try our top selling brunch items!

•California Benedict: Home made hollandaise, fresh tomato, avocado .

• Strawberry Nutella Crepes

Can’t wait until tomorrow?? We don’t blame you! Come brunch with us today for these delicious dishes + $20 bottomless mimosas 🍾🍾🥂

Guess what’s on our  menu??? Our NEW Chicken Panini!! * Vegan Panini also available Sunday September 25-Sunday October 2...
09/23/2022

Guess what’s on our menu??? Our NEW Chicken Panini!!

* Vegan Panini also available

Sunday September 25-Sunday October 2nd. Closed Monday. OPEN Tuesday 🥳

2 course lunch $25 🍽
3 course dinner $50 🍽

🥳 3 more days!! We are excited to be part of ! 🍽Sunday September 25th- Sunday October 2nd. Closed Monday, OPEN Tuesday! ...
09/22/2022

🥳 3 more days!! We are excited to be part of ! 🍽

Sunday September 25th- Sunday October 2nd. Closed Monday, OPEN Tuesday!

“Best Baguettes in America” - Nathalie-Rose We couldn’t agree more! Made from scratch daily. 🥖
09/20/2022

“Best Baguettes in America” - Nathalie-Rose

We couldn’t agree more! Made from scratch daily. 🥖

House made Crab Cake brunch anyone ? ? Plus $20 bottomless mimosas 🥂🥂🥂•Made from scratch Crab Cakes with home made sun d...
09/18/2022

House made Crab Cake brunch anyone ? ?
Plus $20 bottomless mimosas 🥂🥂🥂

•Made from scratch Crab Cakes with home made sun dried tomato aioli
•Crab Cake Benedict with home made hollandaise

Bakery open at 7am daily + a N E W brunch menu + $20 bottomless mimosas 🍾 = the perfect weekend 🙌 • Creamy Beignets     ...
09/17/2022

Bakery open at 7am daily + a N E W brunch menu + $20 bottomless mimosas 🍾 = the perfect weekend 🙌

• Creamy Beignets

You will think you are in Paris with our made from scratch Napoleon 🇫🇷 Don’t forget to check out our other pastries whil...
09/13/2022

You will think you are in Paris with our made from scratch Napoleon 🇫🇷

Don’t forget to check out our other pastries while you’re here. All made in house daily 😉

We offer top tier Memorial catering. We come highly recommended by many of the surrounding churches, offer in home servi...
09/12/2022

We offer top tier Memorial catering.

We come highly recommended by many of the surrounding churches, offer in home service and are on the list for beautiful venues around San Diego.

Contact our catering department for a catering guide with menu options and pricing. 858.488.1725 or [email protected]

Have you tried our variety of crepes off our NEW brunch menu?? 🍓Delicious strawberry Nutella crepes + $20 bottomless mim...
09/11/2022

Have you tried our variety of crepes off our NEW brunch menu?? 🍓

Delicious strawberry Nutella crepes + $20 bottomless mimosas?? What are you waiting for! 🍾🥂

Prime Rib Saturdays 🙌. Available for takeout through our bakery or dine in through our restaurant. Call to reserve! 🤤   ...
09/10/2022

Prime Rib Saturdays 🙌. Available for takeout through our bakery or dine in through our restaurant. Call to reserve! 🤤

Good morning ☀️ Stop in to try one of our delicious coffee drinks! Latte, Macchiato, Mocha (made with Ghirardelli chocol...
09/06/2022

Good morning ☀️

Stop in to try one of our delicious coffee drinks! Latte, Macchiato, Mocha (made with Ghirardelli chocolate), cappuccino, drip coffee, we do it all!

We use an organic speciality roast from a local company . They make a speciality blend just for us!

It’s a delicious Labor Day Weekend at French Gourmet 🥳🥂 Best Benedict’s in town + $20 bottomless mimosas until 3pm! 🍾🍾🍾 ...
09/04/2022

It’s a delicious Labor Day Weekend at French Gourmet 🥳🥂

Best Benedict’s in town + $20 bottomless mimosas until 3pm! 🍾🍾🍾

🥂 Come cool off with us this weekend! Bottomless mimosas served during Brunch from 9:00am - 3:00pm! ☀️ Reservation can b...
09/03/2022

🥂 Come cool off with us this weekend! Bottomless mimosas served during Brunch from 9:00am - 3:00pm! ☀️

Reservation can be made directly on our website

https://thefrenchgourmet.com

Perfect end of summer night special☀️ 🌅 It’s also date night! Dinner for two special $79. Included two entrees, 1 desser...
09/02/2022

Perfect end of summer night special☀️ 🌅

It’s also date night! Dinner for two special $79. Included two entrees, 1 dessert and a bottle of wine. Add on the delicious special for only $12 *exclusions apply

•Heirloom tomato with shaved cucumber and herb avocado dressing

🚨 Have you tasted our NEW Breakfast/Brunch Menu?? It pairs perfectly with our bottomless mimosas!! 🥂  Breakfast/Brunch i...
08/31/2022

🚨 Have you tasted our NEW Breakfast/Brunch Menu?? It pairs perfectly with our bottomless mimosas!! 🥂 Breakfast/Brunch is served Wednesday-Sunday 9am-3pm ☀️

•Steak & Eggs ~ Flat Iron steak & two eggs any style with bearnaise sauce
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🎂 When life gives you birthdays… eat cake! Stop into our bakery any day of the week and pick up a delicious birthday cak...
08/29/2022

🎂 When life gives you birthdays… eat cake! Stop into our bakery any day of the week and pick up a delicious birthday cake!

Need a more customized cake? Give us a call! We would love to work with you and help make your day extra special! 🍰

‼️‼️ Buy 1 get 1 free mini danish ‼️‼️ today Saturday 8/27 only while ‼️‼️ supplies last.
08/27/2022

‼️‼️ Buy 1 get 1 free mini danish ‼️‼️ today Saturday 8/27 only while ‼️‼️ supplies last.

🍸 It’s officially BRUNCH o’clock! Join us this weekend on our patio for sunny weather and tasty drinks! 🕘 Brunch is serv...
08/27/2022

🍸 It’s officially BRUNCH o’clock! Join us this weekend on our patio for sunny weather and tasty drinks!

🕘 Brunch is served from 9:00am - 3:00pm

• Espresso Martini

🚨 Pan Seared Scallops with asparagus, tempura fried Napa cabbage stuffed with crab mousse 🚨
08/26/2022

🚨 Pan Seared Scallops with asparagus, tempura fried Napa cabbage stuffed with crab mousse 🚨

Swing by our bakery any day of the week and get your favorite pastries to go. What’s your favorite French Gourmet pastry...
08/26/2022

Swing by our bakery any day of the week and get your favorite pastries to go. What’s your favorite French Gourmet pastry ? 🥐

Our bakery is open daily starting at 7:00am ☕️
Restaurant is open Wednesday-Sunday starting at 9:00am

Have you seen our new menu yet ? ? 🗒Check it out @ thefrenchgourmet.com or stop in today. Our beautiful patio is waiting...
08/25/2022

Have you seen our new menu yet ? ? 🗒Check it out @ thefrenchgourmet.com or stop in today. Our beautiful patio is waiting for you ☀️

💍 Got wedding planning on the brain? Leave the tasty part to us! Time to sit back and let us take it from here! Whatever...
08/24/2022

💍 Got wedding planning on the brain? Leave the tasty part to us! Time to sit back and let us take it from here! Whatever your dream cake is… The French Gourmet can make it happen! 😍

🍰 Call us directly for a Wedding Cake Consultation and let us be part of your special day!
📞 858-488-1725

Office lunches, picnics, corporate retreats, school field trips. Our individual boxed lunches are perfect for all occasi...
08/23/2022

Office lunches, picnics, corporate retreats, school field trips. Our individual boxed lunches are perfect for all occasions!

•GF and Vegan Vietnamese summer springs rolls
•Mediterranean Turkey wrap
•Baguette sandwich
•Croissant sandwich
•GF Hunan chicken salad
•GF Salmon pinwheels
•Pinwheel wraps

All boxes served with your choice two salads and a dessert. Contact our catering department today. [email protected] or 858.488.1725 ext. 320

Brunch o’clock 🥂 Join us for our ❗️NEW ❗️Menu + bottomless mimosas 🍾
08/21/2022

Brunch o’clock 🥂

Join us for our ❗️NEW ❗️Menu + bottomless mimosas 🍾

🥐 Happiness is a basket full of our favorite pastries and a glass of champagne! Visit us for breakfast (starting at 9:00...
08/19/2022

🥐 Happiness is a basket full of our favorite pastries and a glass of champagne! Visit us for breakfast (starting at 9:00am Wed - Sun) and check out our New Menu!! 🥂

•NEW Pastry Basket ~ Croissant, pain au chocolate, & danish. Served with fruit & your choice of sabayon, chocolate ganache or jam.

🌹 You already know about our Date Night Thursdays but we are excited to announce PRIME RIB SATURDAYS! 🔥 Our Hot and Juic...
08/18/2022

🌹 You already know about our Date Night Thursdays but we are excited to announce PRIME RIB SATURDAYS! 🔥 Our Hot and Juicy Prime Rib is available every Saturday night for dine-in or take-out!

Reservations and online orders can be made directly on our website!

• Prime Rib served with potatoes and veggies
$35 for Dine-In
$31 for Take-Out

📢 Have you heard?? We have a Brand NEW Breakfast and Lunch menu! Check it out online (link in bio) 🙌🏼 Breakfast and lunc...
08/17/2022

📢 Have you heard?? We have a Brand NEW Breakfast and Lunch menu! Check it out online (link in bio) 🙌🏼

Breakfast and lunch is offered Wednesday - Sunday!! Hurry and make your reservation today!! 😎

•Grilled Chicken Panini ~ Chicken breast with tomato, basil aioli and creamy fresh mozzarella

Did you know we make our famous cake slices into cupcakes?? 🧁 •Strawberry Bagatelle•Lemon CreamAlso available: carrot ca...
08/16/2022

Did you know we make our famous cake slices into cupcakes?? 🧁
•Strawberry Bagatelle
•Lemon Cream

Also available: carrot cake, chocolate mousse, red velvet, tiramisu, raspberry bagatelle, chocolate, vanilla. Let us know your favorite flavor and we will make it happen!

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🚨 NEW Breakfast/Brunch MENU ALERT 🚨 Check out our new menus online! 🥐Bakery open daily starting at 7am🥓Breakfast/Brunch/...
08/14/2022

🚨 NEW Breakfast/Brunch MENU ALERT 🚨
Check out our new menus online!
🥐Bakery open daily starting at 7am
🥓Breakfast/Brunch/Lunch served Wednesday - Sunday 9am - 3pm
🍻 Happy Hour Wednesday - Sunday 3pm - 6pm
🥩 Dinner served Wednesday - Sunday starting at 4pm

•Steak Frites

Address

960 Turquoise St
San Diego, CA
92109

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 7pm
Tuesday 7am - 7pm
Wednesday 7am - 9pm
Thursday 7am - 9pm
Friday 7am - 9pm
Saturday 7am - 9pm
Sunday 7am - 9pm

Telephone

(858) 488-1725

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The French Gourmet is celebrating 40 delicious years this year! We offer full-service, award winning catering to celebrate life's milestones and achievements. A versatile San Diego County caterer, our products are all prepared fresh daily on the premises. The dishes conjured up in our kitchen reflect a commitment to originality, freshness and the celebration of taste. Our catering experts work with you to create a menu and style that will compliment your event and your budget. As a local catering company, we can provide you with china, glassware, place settings, party equipment rentals, waiters and bartenders, and much more. Our famous French restaurant is famous for its quality food in a relaxing and comfortable atmosphere. Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner accompanied by a fine glass of wine or a delicious pastry. Our wine boutique offers a wide selection of vintage wines and champagnes competitively priced. We are also known as San Diego's finest French Bakery, carefully crafting cakes for all occasions including birthdays, weddings, showers, and retirements, as well as breads, breakfast pastries, cookies, and other delicious culinary favorites. The French Gourmet is a fully licensed and insured catering company with an impeccable reputation and a well-established clientele. We are a proud member of several associations including National Association of Catered Events (NACE), Association of Bridal Consultants (ABC), Bar/Bat Mitzvah Event Services Association (BESA), and Catersource, among others. Also, we are also one of the few off-premise wedding caterers in San Diego licensed for the service of alcoholic beverages. Make your event one that will be forever remembered with the help of the experts at The French Gourmet.

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Our 24th Anniversary & New Store Opening was SPARKLING!! Stuart Benjamin & Co. Jewelry designs would like to thank you Aston Martin San Diego and The French Gourmet for helping welcome all our guests and making this even more of a success! Congrats to Stuart Benjamin for 24 years of business in San Diego!
We have some amazing auction items up for grabs at our Blue Ribbon Family Affair event. Thank you to all of our super-generous donors for your support - San Diego Dance Theater The French Gourmet San Diego Repertory Theatre Eco Chateau , , Camp Bow Wow El Cajon Emerald Isle Golf Course, stpetersburgvodka Lions Tigers & Bears and Old Country Auctioneering.
Two mouthwatering recipes with Chef Michel Malecot and Farmer Jack up on our YouTube channel. These two legends of San Diego share 30 years of cooking, creating, and working together. Join us, share, and enjoy.

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Join us as The French Gourmet’s Founder, Chef Michel Malecot, and farmer Jack take you on a fabulous culinary journey to the French Countryside. The French Gourmet
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We're just finishing the Thanksgiving Dinner you guys made and I had to excuse myself to get online to say Thank You!! Everything was delicious-really good. The order was exactly right-it was perfect. Great job! Thanks to all who got it all done. I hope you are all getting to enjoy your Thanksgiving and can relax.
What a beautiful night it was San Diego Yacht Club learning Knife Skills with Chef Doug Dalisa from The French Gourmet! Photos captured by the amazing Sheryl Marie owner of Picture Bakery and our amazing virtual crew, Control Entertainment and High Profile Entertainment made sure our guests who join us virtually had the same experience as if they were in person at the event! Thank you for making this a wonderful experience for everyone in person and virtually!
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What's for dinner, Park friends? As a thank you to our Trustees Connected catering sponsors, we would love to share their take out/delivery menus. The French Gourmet has catering-to-go, bakery items, and wine with contactless delivery and curbside pickup. Place your order today!

Be sure to visit their website for more information: https://www.thefrenchgourmet.com/
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