Our Menu

Familiar foods. Hearty servings.

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Our menus are based on many years of feedback from hundreds of mission trip groups just like yours. For breakfast and dinner, we serve the perfect blend of hearty Tex-Mex and traditional American dishes served buffet style. Lunches include everything needed to make sack lunches for the job sites. Nightly campfire snacks are provided and a variety of hot and cold beverages are always available.

Breakfast
Continental breakfast is served every morning and includes assorted dry cereals & oatmeal, breakfast bars, seasonal fruit, regular and low-fat milk, sunny delight, apple juice, purified drinking water, freshly brewed coffee, decaf instant coffee, assorted teas and hot cocoa. Main breakfast dishes include…..

Breakfast

CHILAQUILES AND PANCAKES

A classic Mexican breakfast accompanied by an American favorite! Chilaquiles are made with cutup fried tortillas, mixed with mild green chilaquiles sauce and baked with Monterey Jack cheese. Pancakes are also served with pork sausages. On the side: sour cream, grated cheddar cheese, assorted salsas, butter and maple syrup.

FRENCH TOAST AND TURKEY SAUSAGES

Traditional French toast made with white and wheat breads and a mixture of eggs, vanilla extracts, cinnamon and powder sugar. Served with turkey sausages and scrambled eggs. All the calories you need to take to the worksite with you. On the side: grated cheddar cheese, assorted salsas, butter and maple syrup.

CHORIZO AND EGGS

Mild Mexican Pork Sausages served with scrambled eggs and hash browns. If you like bacon, you will truly enjoy this Mexican classic dish. On the side: warm flour tortillas (to build your own breakfast burrito), grated cheese, sour cream and assorted salsas.

MEXICAN EGGS AND BACON

Scrambled eggs served with a mixture of sautéed bell peppers and brown onions with bacon on the side. This breakfast is also served with Traditional French toast made with white and wheat breads and a mixture of eggs, vanilla extracts, cinnamon and powder sugar. On the side: grated cheddar cheese, assorted salsas, butter and maple syrup.
Lunch
We set up a lunch line before and during breakfast with everything needed to make bagged lunches. Large coolers are provided to store and/or transport your lunches to the job site. We also provide beverage containers of purified ice water (blue igloos) and Gatorade (orange igloos).

Lunch

WHITE AND WHEAT BREADS

SLICED TURKEY, SLICED HAM, AND PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY

Served with Mayonnaise, mustard, American cheese, lettuce and pickles

GRANOLA BARS, TRAIL MIX BARS, AND ASSORTED POTATO CHIPS

SEASONAL WHOLE FRUIT AND BABY CARROTS

PURIFIED DRINKING WATER AND GATORADE

Dinner
Your group needs a hearty dinner after a long day of serving. Our team cooks up generous amounts of Tex-Mex and American dishes served buffet style. All dinners include assorted sodas, lemonade & purified drinking water.

Dinner

BEEF TACOS

Build your own tacos with shredded beef, corn tortillas, Spanish rice and Mexican beans. On the side: Chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips and assorted salsas.

SPAGHETTI

Italian night includes Spaghetti with Marinara sauce and sautéed ground beef (also available without meat). On the side: Steamed green beans, corn and carrots, grated parmesan cheese, and Mexican “bolillo” bread (baked daily).

PORK OR CHICKEN TAMALES

Our very popular tamales served right out of the steamer with Spanish rice and Mexican beans. On the side: Shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips and assorted salsas. (Vegetarian tamales are available upon request.)

BBQ BEEF SANDWICH

Freshly baked Mexican “bolillo” bread takes our BBQ Beef Sandwich to a whole new level! On the side: Mashed potatoes with brown gravy, steamed vegetables or tossed green salad (with your choice of Ranch or Italian dressing), tomato Ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard.

CHICKEN FAJITAS

Simply the best dish we make! Sautéed chicken served with onions and yellow, green and red bell peppers served with Spanish rice and Mexican beans. On the side: Flour tortillas, chopped tomatoes, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, sour cream, tortilla chips and assorted salsas. (Corn tortillas are available upon request.)

ALL AMERICAN BBQ

Always a fun night with grilled hamburgers and hotdogs (veggie burgers available upon request) served with freshly made Chili. On the side: potato salad, sliced tomatoes, sliced onions, sliced American cheese, grated cheddar cheese, tomato Ketchup, mayonnaise and mustard.
Snacks

Snacks

Snacks

Every night following dinner we provide campfire snacks for your group. Campfire snacks include Cookies (Chips Ahoy or OREO), Rice Krispie treats, or everything your group needs (Hershey’s chocolate, graham crackers and marshmallows) to roast their own s’mores.Freshly brewed coffee, instant decaf coffee, hot cocoa, and assorted flavored teas are available nightly during and after dinner.
Special Dietary Needs
Are concerns about meeting special dietary needs in a foreign country keeping you from serving? Baja Cooks can accommodate most requests to ensure your food service needs are met. Below are some guidelines to help our staff better serve you. Please let your group leader know in advance of any special dietary needs you might have.

Special Dietary Needs

Note

Upcoming menus are posted one day in advance in the service area. It is very important for participants with special dietary needs to introduce themselves to the staff prior to each meal so they can prepare accordingly.

FOOD ALLERGIES IN GENERAL

We cook everything fresh on-site but as far as dry goods, we highly recommend reading food labels. We do not use shellfish or any type of nuts in any of our dishes. There are, however, nuts in the granola bars and other snacks we provide. For any other allergies please let your trip organizer know in advance.

DIABETICS / COLD STORAGE

We can store medicine (such as insulin or Epi-Pens) in our coolers/refrigerators but recommend bringing a small cooler that we can periodically fill with ice. This allows participants 24/7 access to the medicine and gives them the option of taking the medicine to the work site or keeping it with them overnight.

GLUTEN FREE / CELIAC DISEASE

We can provide special (gluten-free) bread for daily sandwiches and French toast as well as Gluten-free pasta and cereals. We have plenty of corn tortillas (good for turkey roll ups), meats, fruits and vegetables as well as eggs. Breakfasts and dinners are never a problem but we do recommend participants with celiac disease to bring snacks for lunches. Specialty items can be arranged.

VEGETARIAN OPTIONS

Although we don’t have a set menu for vegetarians, our team always has some of the following available: Spaghetti with meatless marinara sauce, steamed vegetables (corn, green beans and carrots), veggie burgers and vegetarian tamales. We also serve Spanish rice (no chicken stock), and vegetarian beans every other night. Soy milk is also available upon request. Our staff usually makes daily runs to the store so specialty items can often be purchased.
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