Dinner Party Menu

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 NJ Dinner Party Menus

Our dinner parties are the perfect way to relax at home and enjoy outstanding, creative food and extraordinary service that your guests will be raving about.  We take pride in giving you the best seasonal, local and handcrafted foods that are second to none.  Leave it all in our hands and we promise you an exceptional evening that you never thought possible in your own home. 4 course dinner parties start at $59, excluding service and gratuity.  Call for a customized menu and quote today. Pricing reflects market costs and menu selection.

Salads

Arugula, watermelon, feta cheese, pine nuts, rice wine vinaigrette
Baby spinach, peppadews, manchego, crispy pancetta, olives, sherry vinaigrette
Baby greens, warm goat cheese, dried cranberries, maple pecans, white balsamic vinaigrette
Bibb lettuce, hazelnuts, gorgonzola, grape tomatoes, sweet onion, poached garlic vinaigrette
Romaine, lemon Caesar dressing, parmesan, marinated tomatoes, smoked paprika naan crostini
Arugula, oranges, shaved fennel, sweet onion, chevre crostini, citrus pink peppercorn vinaigrette
Baby greens, port wine poached pears, goat cheese, chili spiced pecans, mango vinaigrette
Arugula, radicchio, roasted corn, applewood bacon, manchego, crispy potatoes, Dijon vinaigrette
Mixed greens, shaved fennel and zucchini, pine nuts, mint, feta cheese, preserved lemon vinaigrette
Grilled asparagus, pickled beets, white beans, parmesan frico, pancetta vinaigrette
 

 Passed Hors D’ouevres

Lump crabcakes, mango ginger relish
Thai chicken satay, lemongrass peanut sauce
Seared beef tenderloin on crisp potato, onion jam, horseradish aioli
Arepas, garlic shrimp, chipotle aioli and tomatillo relish
Peppercorn seared tuna on wonton chip, mirin soy glaze, wasabi aioli
Smoked salmon with dill mustard and crispy capers on cucumber
Fennel seared tuna, butter beans, roasted tomatoes, arugula, saffron aioli
Filet mignon skewer, Yukon gold potato, grilled scallion, Peter Luger sauce
Pulled pork or short rib taco, pineapple jalapeno slaw, avocado
Fish tacos, cilantro lime slaw, radish, chipotle sauce
Proscuitto wrapped figs, goat cheese and honey(seasonal)
Chicken empanadas with mango lime mojo
Curry fried oysters, kimchee slaw, creamy spicy sauce
Mini chorizo “Cubans” with manchego and fig mustard
Warm goat cheese, roasted garlic, grape tomato and rosemary flatbread
Shrimp po boy sliders, arugula, marinated tomato, lemon basil aioli
Lobster bisque shooters with chive cream
Lamb kefta with feta salsa verde
Merlot braised short ribs on creamy parsnips, white truffle oil
New Orleans BBQ shrimp on cheddar grits
Wild mushroom and leek risotto cakes, truffle pea puree
Lobster salad with creamy spicy sauce, papaya, cucumber, curry oil
Sweet chili glazed sea scallops
Peking duck ravioli, hoisin, cucumber
Tuna ceviche, coconut milk, ginger, chilis, lime, crispy plantains
Edamame dumplings, truffle soy sauce
Morroccan lamb chops, preserved lemon basil chutney
Mushrooms stuffed with broccoli rabe, sweet fennel sausage and Locatelli
Argentinean beef skewers, chimichurri sauce
Thai shrimp on lemongrass, coconut jalapeno sauce
Vegetable samosas, green chutney
Pancetta and corn risotto spoons, roasted grape tomatoes

Appetizers

Proscuitto wrapped shrimp, sage brown butter, balsamic fig glaze, amaretti dust
Pad Thai noodles, shitakes, asparagus, peanuts, sprouts
Seared sea scallops, roasted corn pancetta risotto cake, sweet pea truffle sauce, parmesan frico
Maine lobster “brulee”, truffle mashed potatoes, crispy potato, asparagus, lobster sauce
Jumbo lump crabcakes, avocado corn relish, chipotle aioli
Fennel and peppercorn seared tuna, butter beans, wilted arugula, roasted tomatoes, aged sherry vinaigrette
Parpadelle pasta, veal and pork bolognese, pancetta, white wine pecorino and thyme
Potato ravioli, duck confit, wild mushrooms, brown butter sage sauce, amaretti cookie
Smoke salmon and crepe napoleon, asparagus, pickled onion, capers
Gemelli pasta, braised leeks, mascarpone, porcini, sweet peas, reggiano
5 spice seared tuna, green tea soba noodles, mango chili lime dressing
Pan roasted sea scallops with wild mushroom, pancetta and asparagus risotto
Tandoori Prawns, Sweet and Sour Chick Peas “Khatta Channa”, Mint Chutney
Tuna tartar, cucumber, avocado, sesame, seaweed salad, ginger soy, curry oil
Crispy duck breast, French lentils, applewood bacon, Dijon vinaigrette
Short rib ravioli, melted leeks, mascarpone, shitake mushrooms, truffle oil
Littleneck clams with homemade chorizo, roasted poblano and corn broth
Honduran tuna ceviche, coconut milk, ginger, chilis, lime, served in a coconut with crispy plantains
Arepas, garlic lime shrimp, tomatillo relish, chipotle crema
 

Entrees

Bouillabase with fresh seafood, shrimp, fennel, saffron, crostini with rouille
Grilled skirt steak, chimichurri sauce, tostones, black beans, avocado
Pan roasted snapper and shrimp “mojo de ajo”, toasted garlic, lime and cilantro, pumpkin rice
Fennel and peppercorn seared tuna, butter beans, wilted arugula, roasted tomatoes, aged sherry vinaigrette
Porchetta with rosemary and sage, fennel slaw, reggiano corn polenta, garlicky greens
Miso glazed sea bass, baby bok choy, coconut ginger basmati rice
Jasmine rice crusted black bass, miso lemongrass broth, edamame, soba noodles
Red snapper, saffron braised fennel, oven roasted tomatoes, fingerling potatoes, basil nage
Grilled and sliced NY Sirloin, rosemary lemon oil, parmesan potato cake
Cedar grilled salmon, pickled beets, roasted asparagus, smoked paprika new potatoes, crispy onions
Spice rubbed pulled pork, cinnamon jus, corn souffle, crispy leeks
Merlot braised boneless beef short ribs, creamy parsnip puree, truffle essence
Cocoa espresso rubbed beef tenderloin, poblano corn gravy
Pancetta wrapped grouper, corn sauce, crispy basil
Adobo pork tenderloin, charred pineapple and rum relish
Almond crusted mahi mahi, mango ginger relish, coconut basmati rice
Crabmeat crusted grouper, wild mushrooms, asparagus, roasted shallots
Macadamia crusted grouper, vanilla rum butter, chipotle sweet potato puree
Ricotta stuffed chicken breast, corn polenta, garlic braised escarole, roasted tomatoes
Beef tenderloin with gulf shrimp, roasted garlic butter, merlot thyme sauce
Adobo mahi mahi wrapped in banana leaf, Cuban black bean sauce, charred scallion salsa
Dijon and rosemary lamb chops, smoked tomato mint jus, rosti potatoes
Porkloin stuffed with poached pears, proscuitto and basil
Tapenade crusted NY striploin, shitake merlot jus, goat cheese mashed potatoes
Fennel and leek roasted sea bass with parmesan panko bread crumbs and tomato jus
Horseradish crusted salmon, lemon dill aioli, smoked paprika roasted potatoes
 

 Desserts

Coconut tres leches, berry relish, tangerine syrup
Rum raisin bread pudding, caramelized bananas, bourbon caramel
Individual chocolate molten lava cakes, basil whipped cream, fresh berries
Bittersweet chocolate ice cream sundae, bergamot olive oil, maldon sea salt, mascarpone cream
Rasperry chocolate truffle cake, pistachio mousse, candied ginger
Warm sticky toffee cake, Maldon sea salt, orange whipped mascarpone
Mascarpone crepes cake, red wine poached cherries, shaved chocolate, basil syrup
Warm almond financiers, poached pear ginger chutney
White chocolate raspberry crème brulee
Cinnamon wonton baskets, strawberry basil salad, shaved white chocolate
Warm peach and blueberry cobbler, vanilla bean ice cream
Raspberry and vanilla bean creme brulee, pistachio cookie