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The French Gourmet

The French Gourmet The French Gourmet offers full service, award winning catering to celebrate life's milestones & achievements, with a popular bakery and restaurant on-site.

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 an

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 an

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General Manager: Michel Malecot

Culinary Team: Catering, Restaurant, Bakery, Wine Boutique

Attire: Casual

Operating as usual

We want to have a good body, but not as much as we want these pastries 🤤 Our bakery doors open daily at 7am! Come indulg...
03/28/2022

We want to have a good body, but not as much as we want these pastries 🤤 Our bakery doors open daily at 7am! Come indulge with us!!

#sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #bakery #bakery #lajolla #yum #sandiegofood #visitsandiego #yelpsd #treats #delicious #bakery #pasteries #catering

🥂 Date night just got better!! SAN DIEGO RESTAURANT WEEK is coming back and we are participating yet again! 🍽  Join us A...
03/26/2022

🥂 Date night just got better!! SAN DIEGO RESTAURANT WEEK is coming back and we are participating yet again! 🍽 Join us April 3-10th 😁

👀 We will only be offering our special SDRW Prix- Fixe Menus during this week. Happy Hour Not Available. 

💻 Spots are filling up fast! Reservations can be made directly on our website!

#sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #bakery #bakery #lajolla #yum #sandiegofood #visitsandiego #yelpsd #treats #delicious #SDRW22 #sandiegorestaurantweek #goodtimesgreatflavors

👂🏻 Have you heard the news? Breakfast is now served Wednesdays - Sundays at The French Gourmet! ☕️ Come sip the morning ...
03/25/2022

👂🏻 Have you heard the news? Breakfast is now served Wednesdays - Sundays at The French Gourmet! ☕️ Come sip the morning away with us 🥂 Reservations can be made directly on our website!

•Avocado Toast
•Fresh Baked Pastries

#sdfoodie #brunch #sdyelp #pacificbeach #healthy #mimosas #missionbeach #bottlmlessmimosas #pbfood #yummyfood #bestbrunch #lajolla #breakfast #outdoorpatio #breakfast

03/24/2022

The Easter Bunny has started dropping off treats at FG! Stop by to see what he left! #thefrenchgourmet #easter #petitfours #cookies #eastercookies #frenchbakery #pacificbeach #sandiego

🗣Now open on Wednesdays for BREAKFAST • LUNCH • DINNER! We are celebrating by giving YOU 15% off your ENTIRE bill TODAY!...
03/23/2022

🗣Now open on Wednesdays for BREAKFAST • LUNCH • DINNER! We are celebrating by giving YOU 15% off your ENTIRE bill TODAY!! Valid only for Restaurant/Dine-In 🍽 You don’t want to miss out on this deal 💥 (3/23/22 only)

👀 Not valid with any other discounts or promotions or gift cards.

#sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #bakery #bakery #lajolla #yum #sandiegofood #visitsandiego #yelpsd #treats #delicious #breakfast #lunch #happyhour #dinner #burger #

🧁 We are making the world a better place, one cupcake at a time 🧑🏼‍🍳Company party? Family party? Just-because party? 🎉 L...
03/22/2022

🧁 We are making the world a better place, one cupcake at a time 🧑🏼‍🍳Company party? Family party? Just-because party? 🎉 Let us help make it taste a little better ✨ Give us a call or visit our website today and let’s get this party started!!

#cupcake #catering #cateringservice #pacificbeach #missionbeach #lajolla #sdfoodie #sandiegofood #partytime #visitsandiego #bakery #sandiegofoodie

☀️ This weeks forecast: Sunny with chances of deliciousness!  Our bakery opens at 7am every morning. Come pick up a trea...
03/21/2022

☀️ This weeks forecast: Sunny with chances of deliciousness! Our bakery opens at 7am every morning. Come pick up a treat and enjoy this beautiful weather! 🏖

•Spring Basket
📸: @gordita_cakes

#sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #bakery #bakery #lajolla #yum #sandiegofood #visitsandiego #yelpsd #treats #delicious #sandiegofood #sandiegolife #beachlife

🌺 Happy First Day of Spring 🌸 We are excited to be part of all the weddings in the upcoming months! Let our creative tea...
03/20/2022

🌺 Happy First Day of Spring 🌸 We are excited to be part of all the weddings in the upcoming months! Let our creative team show you and your fiancé why we have been featured in San Diego Style Wedding Magazine 😋 If you dream it, we can create it 💫

👀 Take a look at some of our past wedding cakes. Contact us today to start making your wedding cake dreams come true!

#sandiegoweddings #weddingcake #customcake #pacificbeach #missionbeach #sandiego #yelpsandiego #sdfoodie #beachwedding #delicious #dreamwedding

☀️ Rise and Shine, San Diego!! ☕️ Join us this weekend (and every weekend) for Brunch and Bottomless Mimosas 🥂 (9am - 3p...
03/19/2022

☀️ Rise and Shine, San Diego!! ☕️ Join us this weekend (and every weekend) for Brunch and Bottomless Mimosas 🥂 (9am - 3pm). Reservations can be made directly on our website - www.thefrenchgourmet.com

•EGGS BENEDICT ~ Toasted English Muffin, avocado, tomato, poached eggs, hollandaise & breakfast potatoes

#sdfoodie #brunch #sdyelp #pacificbeach #healthy #mimosas #missionbeach #bottlmlessmimosas #pbfood #yummyfood #bestbrunch #lajolla #breakfast #outdoorpatio

🗓Planning a corporate event? Wedding? Anniversary? Birthday? Let us take some of the stress off your shoulders! 👨🏻‍🍳 We ...
03/18/2022

🗓Planning a corporate event? Wedding? Anniversary? Birthday? Let us take some of the stress off your shoulders! 👨🏻‍🍳 We have been in the catering business for 30+ years. We offer the following catering styles for all events: ⬇️

•Cocktail Style
•Buffet Style
•Food Stations
•Plated Dinner
•Takeout Catering
•Bar Service

🖥 Visit our website for a catering quote. We look forward to working with you!

#sdfoodies #catering #barservice #foodstation #plateddinner #dessert #weddingcake #weddingdesserts #sandiegoevents #eventplanning #sandiegocatering #cateringservice

03/17/2022

Your luck is awaiting at French Gourmet 🍀 Happy St Patrick’s Day!! #thefrenchgourmet #stpatricksday #frenchbakery #cakes #pastries #green #pacificbeach #sandiego

☘️ A good meal is like a Four Leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have! Come get lucky with us tonight.  We are offer...
03/17/2022

☘️ A good meal is like a Four Leaf clover, hard to find and lucky to have! Come get lucky with us tonight. We are offering St. Paddy’s Dinners to go. TWO options to choose from. Each meal comes with our fresh baked shamrock cookies!

💚 Visit our website to order your dinner today (available until 3/20)

•Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots, Potatoes

•Irish Lamb Shepherd's Pie
Ground lamb, carrot, peas, onion, thyme topped with mashed potatoes & parmesan crust

#stpaddysday #dinnertogo #orderonline #sdfoodie #yelpsandiego #community #cornedbeefandcabbage #sheppardspie #shamrock #cookies #bakery

St. Patrick’s day treats are pouring into our bakery case! Stop by today or tomorrow for some extra luck 😉 #thefrenchgou...
03/16/2022

St. Patrick’s day treats are pouring into our bakery case! Stop by today or tomorrow for some extra luck 😉 #thefrenchgourmet #stpatricksday #frenchbakery #pacificbeach #sandiego

💙 Let us help welcome your little one into this world 💗 Put those feet up, relax and leave the baking and creating to us...
03/16/2022

💙 Let us help welcome your little one into this world 💗 Put those feet up, relax and leave the baking and creating to us! Contact us today and let the fun begin 🎉

#babyshower #customcake #bakery #catering #delicious #sandiego #sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #sdfoodscene #yelpsandiego #babyboy #babygirl #babycake #cupcakes

☘️ St. Paddy’s Dinner To Go are now available! TWO options to choose from. Each meal comes with our fresh baked shamrock...
03/15/2022

☘️ St. Paddy’s Dinner To Go are now available! TWO options to choose from. Each meal comes with our fresh baked shamrock cookies!
💚 Visit our website to order your dinner today (available 3/15 - 3/20)

•Corned Beef, Cabbage, Carrots, Potatoes

•Irish Lamb Shepherd's Pie
Ground lamb, carrot, peas, onion, thyme topped with mashed potatoes & parmesan crust

#stpattysday #dinnertogo #orderonline #sdfoodie #yelpsandiego #community #cornedbeefandcabbage #sheppardspie #shamrock #cookies #bakery

🥧 Happy National Pi day! Stop in our bakery and pick up a little slice of heaven - today and everyday starting at 7am ☀️...
03/14/2022

🥧 Happy National Pi day! Stop in our bakery and pick up a little slice of heaven - today and everyday starting at 7am ☀️ Enjoy our fresh baked goods in the comfort of your home, office or out on the beach!

•Apple Strudel
📸: @the_5150_munky

#sdfoodie #pacificbeach #missionbeach #bakery #piday #lajolla #yum #sandiegofood #visitsandiego #yelpsd

Happy hour on the weekends??? YES 🥳3-6pm. Your Cucumber Cooler drink of the day is awaiting! #thefrenchgourmet #happyhou...
03/12/2022

Happy hour on the weekends??? YES 🥳3-6pm. Your Cucumber Cooler drink of the day is awaiting! #thefrenchgourmet #happyhour #frenchbistro #pacificbeach #sandiego

☘️ For each petal on the shamrock … this brings a wish your way: Good health, Good luck and Happiness for today and ever...
03/12/2022

☘️ For each petal on the shamrock … this brings a wish your way: Good health, Good luck and Happiness for today and everyday! 💚 Visit The French Gourmet this weekend and grab yourself a Lucky Cookie! It’ll be instant happiness. Trust us! 🍪

#bakery #stpattys #sandiego #cookie #lucky #brunch #delicious #sdfoodie #sdyelp #missionbeach #pacificbeach #birdrock #bottomlessmimosas #saturday #weekendvibes #brunchtime #happiness

🏖 Looks like it SHELL be a beautiful weekend!  Contact The French Gourmet to make your wedding cake dreams come true 💫#c...
03/11/2022

🏖 Looks like it SHELL be a beautiful weekend! Contact The French Gourmet to make your wedding cake dreams come true 💫

#customweddingcake #bakery #catering #sandiego #missionbeach #sandiegomag #yelpsandiego #sdfoodie #eatsandiego #visitsandiego #wedding #weddingphotography

Lunch special ‼️ Fresh local swordfish topped with pineapple salsa served with house potatoes and mixed green salad. #th...
03/11/2022

Lunch special ‼️ Fresh local swordfish topped with pineapple salsa served with house potatoes and mixed green salad. #thefrenchgourmet #lunch #brunch #pacificbeach #sandiego

💪🏼 Been going to the gym lately? Us too!! Come in tonight for dinner and check out OUR MUSCLES!! Sit back, relax and lea...
03/10/2022

💪🏼 Been going to the gym lately? Us too!! Come in tonight for dinner and check out OUR MUSCLES!! Sit back, relax and leave the cooking to us! 🍷 Reservations can be made directly on our website (link in bio)

•Steamed Black Mussels ~ Chorizo, leeks, & garlic, creamy white wine sauce, grilled lemon, crostini

#muscles #frenchfood #dinner #wine #pacificbeach #missionbeach #yelpsd #sdfoodie #sdfoodblogger #delicious #happyhour #outsidepatio #birdrock #neighborhoodfavorite #sandiego

🍷 Join us March 14th for our Firriato Pop-Up Wine Tasting Event! 4 Wines & Hors d'oeuvres will be served on our GORGEOUS...
03/09/2022

🍷 Join us March 14th for our Firriato Pop-Up Wine Tasting Event! 4 Wines & Hors d'oeuvres will be served on our GORGEOUS, heated patio from 5-7:30pm ($40pp)

👨🏻‍🍳 Swing on by to taste these premium wines and our MULTI-award-winning cuisine with The French Gourmet Owner Michel Malecot! 👏🏽

You do NOT want to miss this opportunity to taste these EXCLUSIVE Italian wines!

#winetasting #firriato #popupevent #vino #eatdrink #yelpsandiego #pacificbeach #missionbeach #lajolla #birdrock #itallianwine #patio #sdfoodies #sdevent

🤔 Ever wonder what it would be like to work for one of the best restaurants in San Diego? Wonder no more!  We are hostin...
03/08/2022

🤔 Ever wonder what it would be like to work for one of the best restaurants in San Diego? Wonder no more! We are hosting a hiring fair TODAY (9am -2pm) and TOMORROW (2pm-5pm). 💰 We offer competitive wages, shift meals and FLEXIBLE schedules!

👀 We are looking to fill all positions!
CASHIERS, BAKERY,
CATERING, SERVERS,
AM & PM LINE COOKS,
SCHEDULER, SUPPORT
STAFF & MORE!

💻 Email resume to
[email protected]

#pacificbeach #frenchfood #catering #waitstaff #linecooks #hiring #cashiers #supportstaff #competitivepay #sandiego #sdjobs #bakery

🤤 Pastries are our Love Language. The bakery is open and we are spreading the love on this beautiful Monday morning. Pic...
03/07/2022

🤤 Pastries are our Love Language. The bakery is open and we are spreading the love on this beautiful Monday morning. Pick up a tasty treat for yourself or a box for the office. ❤️

#cheesedanish #fruitdanish #pastry #bakery #frenchfood #breakfast #goodmorning #pacificbeach #missionbeach #sandiegofoodie

Start your weekend with us at The French Gourmet 😋 Brunch is from 9am - 3pm. We will have the bottomless mimosas waiting...
03/05/2022

Start your weekend with us at The French Gourmet 😋 Brunch is from 9am - 3pm. We will have the bottomless mimosas waiting for you. 🥂

•Avocado Toast ~ Multigrain bread, Chevre, tomatoes, poached egg &
mixed greens or breakfast potatoes

#sdfoodie #brunch #sdyelp #pacificbeach #healthy #mimosas #missionbeach #avacadotoast #pbfood #yummyfood #bestbrunch

Address

960 Turquoise St
San Diego, CA
92109

Opening Hours

Monday 7am - 7pm
Tuesday 7am - 7pm
Wednesday 7am - 10pm
Thursday 7am - 10pm
Friday 7am - 10pm
Saturday 7am - 10pm
Sunday 7am - 10pm

Telephone

(858) 488-1725

Services

  • Delivery
  • Catering
  • Groups
  • Reserve
  • Takeout
  • Waiter
  • Walkins

Specialties

  • Breakfast
  • Coffee
  • Dinner
  • Drinks
  • Lunch

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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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ONE MORE DAY LEFT: Get your bids in for great deals on travel, restaurants (like The French Gourmet) , and more! The #EssenceofLife Charity Auction closes at 5:00 pm PT TOMORROW, Sunday, 3/27. Submit your final bids in at www.essence2022.givesmart.com
So many amazing bakers on this year's roster! 🥧 Our bakers have given us love for so many years by dedicating their craft to help our critically ill neighbors during the holiday season. 🍂Tag your favorite baker below in the comments and say THANK YOU! ❤️ Bear Buns Bakery Behind the Scenes Catering & Events Chef Joann Grossmont College Hans Harry Hyatt Regency La Jolla Jennywennycakes Kitchens for Good Mook and Pops Culinary Delights Ocean Beach People's Organic Food Market San Diego Cake Club San Diego Convention Center Southside Biscuits Starry Lane Bakery Sugar and Scribe Bakery Sycuan Casino Resort The French Gourmet The Wild Thyme Company Travel + Leisure Twiggs Bakery & Coffeehouse .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ #MamasPies #BakeSale #Thanksgiving #Volunteers #MamasKitchen #SanDiego #California #Charity #DoGood #Fundraising #Donate #Nonprofit #CharityWork #SocialCause
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! #anniversary #success #StuartBenjaminJewelry #stuartbenjaminandco #finejewels #jewelrydesign #jewelrystore
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 , @AquaProsSwim, 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. The French Gourmet
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
During these challenging times please support this wonderful establishment
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!
It's midweek! 🙌🏼 Enjoy your evening and relax at home with some exquisite Rose from Booze Wagon Malta with a fancy apperetivo from The French Gourmet? 🍷 Plan your evening 👉🏻 bit.ly/BoltFoodFB * Please note that Bolt Food will not deliver Items that contain alcohol to persons below the legal drinking age of 17 or persons who are not able to verify their age.
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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/