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At Central Coast Outdoors, we believe that being outside does not mean you need to eat poorly. It just takes a little planning and knowledge to eat well in the great outdoors. Here are some of our favorite recipes. Those of you who have been on our trips will recognize some them.

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Local and Organic Food in Our Menus

Organic food that is grown locally tastes better and is better for you! We make every effort to procure locally grown and/or organic food for our gourmet picnic lunches and dinner on the dunes, especially when it comes to produce. If we can't find what we are looking for at local farmers markets, we usually buy high quality food from local specialty stores like Trader Joe's.

“Lunch could not have been better, so impressed - I thought only my girlfriends and I made salads that good!”

Jackie Steely
Glendale, CA

Typical Gourmet Picnic Lunch

Quinoa Salad with edamame and pumpkin seeds
Pear, walnut, blue cheese green salad
Sliced fresh bagels
Smoked wild salmon
Roasted turkey breast (sliced)
Sliced tomatoes
Dijon mustard
Cream cheese
Peanut Butter and Jelly (if kids are on the trip)
Cookies or brownies
Drinks - assorted sodas, juices and waters. We will also provide complimentary beer and wine where allowed to do so. Please see your confirmation packet for details.

For bike tours that picnic at a winery, we will provide a complimentary wine tasting instead of beer or glasses of wine.

Typical Dinner on the Dunes

Cut vegetables, bread and hummus dip
Grilled vegetables marinated in olive oil and balsamic vinegar
Grilled gourmet sausages
Grilled veggie burgers
Grilled hot dogs (if kids on trip)
Quinoa Salad with edamame and pumpkin seeds
Tossed green salad
Cookies or brownies
Drinks - locally produced beer and wine, sodas, juices and waters

Our Winery Partners

We are proud to serve wines from Tangent and San Antonio Winery, two excellent local wineries.


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