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Off-Premise Catering in Long Island and New Jersey
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Menu
Something for Everyone, See my 'Extended Menu' for More Choices

For Starters - Appetizers 

All Platters are Beautifully Arranged for an Elegant Presentation

Small Trays Serve up to 10 Guests, Large Trays Serve up to 20 Guests

  • Antipasto - Beautifully arranged platter with Fresh Mozzarella, Imported Provolone, Sopressata, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Stuffed Cherry Peppers, Olives & Breadsticks  
  • Cheese & Cracker Platter or Basket - Assorted cheeses elegantly arranged with crackers & skewered grapes, or a basket of cubed assorted cheeses with crackers & skewered grapes, either way the presentation is beautiful 

 

  •  Hors d'oeuvres Platter - Choice of 3 appetizers from the Simple Appetizer Menu
  • Vegetable Crudite - Assorted fresh vegetables with vibrant colors elegantly arranged and served with a ranch dip.
  • Seafood Platter - Shrimp Cocktail, scallops wrapped in bacon & Seafood Salad Tartlets
  • Sesame Shrimp - Cocktail shrimp with a black & white sesame coating, served on decorative skewers with a delicious homemade Tahini dipping sauce  

Salads

  • Caesar Salad  
  • Greek Salad  
  • Garden Salad 
  • Fresh Mozzarella & Tomato
  • Mixed Mesculin Salad - candied walnuts, gorgonzola cheese, apple & pear slices, crancherries
  • Spinach Strawberry Salad - fresh strawberries on baby spinach with a sweetened balsamic dressing  

 

 Entrees - Main Course

 - Small Trays serve up to 10 / Large Trays serve up to 20

* Chicken Francais - lemon, butter & wine

* Chicken Marsala - mushrooms in a sherry/marsala wine sauce

* Chicken Parmagiana - melted mozzarella in a tomato sauce

* Chicken Saltimbocca - prosciutto, spinach & mozzarella

* Chicken Florentine - shallots, wine, touch of heavy cream over sauteed spinach

* Chicken Piccata - capers in a lemony butter sauce

* Chicken with Artichokes & Mushrooms

* Chicken Scarpariello - lite chicken dish, made with shallots, garlic & rosemary

* Chicken Ala Zingara - prosciutto, roasted red peppers & artichokes in a lite wine sauce

* Veal Francais - lemon, butter & wine

* Veal Marsala - mushrooms in a sherry/marsala wine sauce

* Veal Parmigiana - melted mozzarella in a tomato sauce

* Veal Saltimbocca - prosciutto, spinach & mozzarella

* Shrimp Scampi over Risotto

* Filet of Flounder - lemon, garlic in a white wine sauce

* Tilapia - white wine sauce, topped with pecorino romano & bread crumbs

* Steak Tips - sirloin tips made in a Bordelaise sauce & portabello mushrooms

* Pepper Steak - sirloin steak with Bell peppers & Vidalia onions

* Steak Diane - red-wine cream sauce flavored with Dijon & mushrooms

* Eggplant Parmigiana - baked & topped with fresh mozzarella

* Eggplant Rollatini - stuffed with ricotta & mozzarella

* Sausage & Peppers - sweet & hot sausage with assorted bell peppers & sweet onions

 

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Pasta Dishes - An Endless Selection

 Choices of Pasta Sauces

* All pasta dishes can be made with your choice of pasta: Penne, Ziti, Rigatoni, Angel Hair, Linguine, Farfelle, Elbow, Spaghetti, etc.

Vodka Sauce - With or without meat, can also be made with sausage, chicken or shrimp.

Pesto - Special pesto made with spinach and cream, can add shrimp

A la Carbonara - Pancetta, eggs, and peas

Garlic & Oil - With or without broccoli

Primavera - Sauteed vegetables in a light cream sauce

Bolognese - A hearty meat sauce

Specialty Pasta Dishes - to name a few

^Penne with Shrimp - Sun-dried Tomatoes & Pesto in a cream sauce

^Rigatoni, Rapini, & Ricotta Salata  - with Sausage

^Farmer's Pasta - Pancetta with four cheeses, baked

^Sicilian Baked Pasta - with Sausage

^Shrimp Scampi  - over Linguine

^Penne with Baby Mozzarella - Tomatoes & Herbs

^Farfelle with Turkey Sausage - Peas and Mushrooms

^Fusili - with Blue Cheese & Toasted Walnuts

^Boccacini Pasta - sauteed broccoli, boccacini mozzarella & cherry tomatoes

^Broccoli Rabe Farfelle - broccoli rabe, sweet Italian sausage, cannelini beans

^Penne Gamberi - shrimp, broccoli, fresh tomatoes

^Pasta Scarpariello - chicken, Italian sweet sausage, Bell peppers, Vidalia onions

^Orecchiette & Sausage - half moon pasta made with sausage, spinach & garlic

 

Vegetable Sides

  • Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese & Bread Crumbs

  • Sauteed Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta & Garlic

  • Candied Mashed Sweet Potatoes

  • Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

  • Sauteed Broccoli with Garlic

  • Portobello Mushrooms sauteed with soy sauce & shallots

  • Escarole & Cannellini Beans

  • Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

  • Broccoli Rabe & Garlic

  • Spinach sauteed with Garlic

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Orzo / Couscous

►  Hot & Cold Dishes - plain, with vegetables, with chicken, plain with butter, any way you like it

 

Risotto

►Creamy Rice - many varieties, Zucchini Risotto, Red Wine Risotto, Parmigain Risotto, Sun-dried tomato, Peas & Mushrooms, etc.

DESSERTS

Just to name a few . . . .

  • Chocolate Toffee Trifle - chocolate cake soaked with coffee liquor, whipped cream & fudge sauce

  • Tiramisu - espresso cream mixture poured onto a ladyfingers crust

  • Intense Chocolate Torte - Name says it all!

  • Strawberry Charlotte - fresh strawberries & cream mousse in a ladyfinger crust topped with fresh strawberries

In addition to all Specialty Desserts, all traditional desserts are available as well, to name a few . . . .

  • Cheesecakes
  • Pies
  • Cookies
  • Birthday Cakes
  • Cupcakes

Special Desserts . . . .

  • Chocolate Covered Cherries - served in flutes
  • Chocolate Truffles - all different flavors
  • Chocolate Covered Strawberries
  • Mascarpone & Dark Chocolate Cream in White Chocolate Cups
  • Chocolate Fountain - your choice of flavor: dark, milk, white, caramel - served with a tray of fruit or sweets or both