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Restaurant at Showcase


  • Lunch

  • Dinner

  • Brunch

  • Afternoon Tea

  • Drinks

The Pasadena Showcase House is proud to present this year's caterer Chef Philip Mack and his team from Maple at Descanso Gardens in La Cañada Flintridge, who will be offering lunch, brunch, Afternoon Tea, and gourmet dinner at three locations all during Showcase (along with some refreshing cocktails, beers and wines). Please join us at Maple, where the team will be serving lunch, brunch, afternoon tea, and dinner. Enjoy a stroll through the gardens and find yourself at Afternoon Tea, or wonder further and meet at the Camellia Lounge for a delicious afternoon cocktail! Dinner is available on Friday nights only. We know you will enjoy this unique California dining experience, and look forward to welcoming you to the Pasadena Showcase House!


Tuesday - Friday, 12pm - 5pm

Soup of the Day

chef-selected homemade soups

Strawberry Gazpacho

citrus crab salad, fresh berries, loose picked herbs, chili oil, croutons

Vegan Ceviche Toastada vvg

heart of palm, onion, chili, tomato, blossoms, corn tortilla

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms vg

zucchini mousse-stuffed blossom, lemon herb aioli

Shrimp & Farro Salad g

poached gulf shrimp, farro, cucumber, avocado, radish, lemon vinaigrette

La Canada Cobb g

grilled jidori chicken, scarborough farm greens, fourme d'ambert, charm tomato, hand-cut bacon, corn, egg, avocado

Grilled Salmon Lunch Bowl g

bloomsdale spinach, seasoned brown rice, broccolini, avocado, miso vinaigrette

Beetroot Pearl Barley vvg

roasted squash, butterbean hummus, roasted seeds

Verona Sandwich v

fresh tomato, avocado, watercress, mozzarella with basil pesto, ciabatta, side salad

Vegan Burger vvg

beet & black bean patty, chipotle vegan aioli, sprouts, nut cheddar cheese , potato roll , sweet potato fries

Grilled Skirt Steak g

charred tomato, heirloom tomato butter, sweet potato fries

Fried Chicken Sandwich

buttermilk-fried chicken breast, spicy slaw, umami sauce, sweet potato fries

Sablefish g

asparagus, spring pea, soubise

Side Salad vvg

mixed greens, tomato, cucumber, balsamic

French Fries vg

house-made ketchup

Rosemary Garlic Sweet Potato Fries vg 8

garlic aioli

Street Fruit vvg

pineapple, jicama, honeydew, cantaloupe, watermelon, chamoya, tajine, lime

Berries & Cream vg

fresh market berries, chantilly cream

Signature Beignets v

powdered sugar, maple syrup

Raspberry Cheesecake Cake v

new york cheesecake, raspberry coulis


Available Friday, 4pm - 8pm

Roasted Romanesco vvg

basil purée, sundried tomato, pine nuts


manila clams, calamari, shrimp, mussels, baby gold potato, snapper, tomato fennel broth, baguette

Asparagus Tagliatelle v

homemade tagliatelle, sugar snap peas, parmesan reggiano, tarragon yoghurt cream sauce

Fried Chicken

guajillo braised greens, jalapeño cilantro potato salad, spring pea salsa verde

Flat Iron

sautéed pea tendrils plum tomato, green garlic butter


haricots verts, browned butter beurre blanc, charred lemon


Available Saturday and Sunday, 12pm - 5pm

Spring Berry Toast vv

harry's strawberries, blueberry, raspberries, house-made blackberry jam, cashew cream cheese, mint

Avocado Toast VV

avocado mash, haas avocado, hazelnut ricotta, meyer lemon emulsion, fleur de sel, cracked pepper, herb oil

Espresso Toast V

house-made banana bread, espresso mascarpone, puffed buckwheat

Ricotta Hotcake VV

pickled blueberries, hazelnut ricotta, maple chantilly cream, topanga canyon honey, pecans

Maple Grain Bowl vvg

farro & bulgur, cashew pesto, tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, feta, golden raisins, breakfast radish, mint, parsley, watercress, crispy puffed wild rice

Grilled Salmon Salad g

emmer, spring pea, heirloom carrot, lemon-roasted asparagus, dill yoghurt dressing

BBQ Rib Hash

blackberry bbq-glazed beelers farm pork ribs, two sunny side up eggs, baby gold potato hash


Hand-cut hickory-smoked pepper-crusted bacon, wild rocket, vine ripe tomato, avocado, sunny side up egg, sriracha mayo, ciabatta

Fried Chicken & Beignets

buttermilk-fried chicken, signature beignets, herbed honey, fried thyme

Vegan Hash vvg

red beet & black bean patty, spring peas, maple roasted carrots. squash, baby spinach, grilled avocado, country potato

French Toast v

oranges, chantilly cream, orange zest, powdered sugar, vermont maple syrup

Smothered Breakfast Burrito

black beans, scrambled egg, tomato, country potato, jalapeño, jack cheese, avocado mousse, radish, poblano sauce, guajillo sauce, sunny side up egg

Maple Breakfast g

two eggs your way, choice of la cañadian ham, house-made sausage, hickory-smoked bacon, country gold potatoes

Squash Blossom Frittata g

organic farm eggs, zucchini, tomato, goat cheese , goat cheese-stuffed blossoms, chipotle carrot hollandaise

Eggs Benedict

poached farm eggs, toasted brioche, creamed spinach, la cañadian ham, hollandaise, garden green salad

Steak & Eggs g

herb-marinated filet mignon, sweet onion marmalade, hash brown gratin, poached egg, pickled chili's, hollandaise

Beignets v

signature beignets, maple syrup, powdered sugar


hickory smoked bacon

La Cañadian Ham

house cured & smoked bacon

Street Fruit

pineapple, kiwi, honeydew melon, watermelon, cantaloupe, jicama, chamoya , tajine , lime

Toast & Jam

grilled toast, house-made berry jam, maple butter

California Burger

onion bacon marmalade, aged white cheddar, avocado, brioche bun

Citrus Chicken

cilantro rice, spring peas, carrot, citrus salsa

Vegan Buddha Bowl

sugar peas, avocado, heirloom cherry tomato, brown rice, pistu chickpeas, edamame, cucumber, carrot, radish

Crab Cake Grilled Cheese

jumbo lump maryland crab cake, aged cheddar, gruyere cheese, spicy tomato bisque

Spring Vegetable Pappardelle

spring market vegetables, edible blossoms, pea & jalapeño nage

Afternoon Tea Concessions Menu

Available from 11am

Smoked Salmon

scottish smoked salmon, egg yolk mash, dill aioli

Minty Pea v

sugar eea mousse, spring pea, pea tendril, pea blossom

Lobster Salad

saffron lobster salad, mache greens

Tomato Buratta v

heirloom tomato, buratta, pesto

Cucumber Sandwich v

fresh garden cucumber, herbed mascarpone

Crudité Garden Salad vvg

purple carrot, rainbow cauliflower, red quinoa, heirloom cherry tomato, bloomsdale spinach, romanesco, dried fig, shaved candy cane beets, heirloom cherry tomato, shishito pepper, green tea vinaigrette

Ahi Poke Bowl

avocado, mache greens, pickled ginger, brown rice, pickled cucumber, seaweed, jalapeno, toasted nuts, wasabi tobiko

Little Gem Cesar v

little gem spears, yoghurt lemon caesar dressing, herb croutons, parmesan


assorted macaroons

Petite Fours

patina pastry tea-inspired mini desserts


Basil Gimlet Smash

tito's vodka, grapefruit juice, simple syrup, lime or lemon juice, smashed basil

Noble Paloma

tequila, grapefruit, lime juice, agave served over iced grapefruit

Garden Elixir

rum, almond syrup, bitters lime juice, luxardo cherry

cala dom
patina pinot noir abc
duckhorn sauvignon blanc
carmenet merlot
patina cuvee
golder road lager
angel city ipa
modela negra

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