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Winter Menu 2016

Table Beginnings

Charcuterie, Cheese:
Genoa salami, capocollo, soppresseta, shaved asiago, gorgonzola, roasted peppers, roasted garlic, assorted olives, crusty breads

Spinach & Artichoke Dip:
smoked Gouda, cream cheese, asiago, organic baby spinach, artichoke hearts, dried chipotle pepper flakes, crusty baguettes

Cheese Fondue:
gruyere, emmenthal, fontina, white wine, baguettes

Flat Bread Selections:
pear, gorgonzola, pine nuts & arugula | fig compote & prosciutto | caramelized onion & poppy seed

Warmed Brie:
dried fruits, nuts, honey thyme Frangelico compote | tomato ginger marmalade | cranberry pecan compote

Smoked Salmon Platter:
capers, crème Fraiche, crostini

Citrus Poached Salmon Platter:
lemon mustard sauce

Jumbo Shrimp:
raspberry horseradish sauce | sweet & spicy chili sauce | traditional

For more selections, please ask for our hors d’oeuvres menu.

Cheese Flights

Domestic | Spanish | Italian | French:
We are happy to arrange wine suggestions with any of these selections to accentuate the flavors of the pairing.

Soup Course

Butternut Squash: crème Fraiche, chai pecans, fresh chives | Creamy Portobello: wild rice, truffle crème Fraiche | Roasted Tomato Bisque: Gruyere cheese crouton | Italian Wedding Soup: chicken stock, tiny meatballs, escarole

Entrees

10oz Bone-in Veal Chop:
pan seared and finished with a zinfandel port wine glaze

Mustard & Herb Roasted Tenderloin:
grainy mustard shallot sauce | au poivre

Standing Rib Roast:
roasted to medium-rare, accompanied by au jus, horseradish cream

Roasted Salmon in Puff Pastry:
balsamic shallots, leeks, red bell peppers, Boursin cheese, lemon mustard herb sauce

Seared Duck Breast:
seasoned with smoked black pepper and served with a lingonberry Champagne sauce

 

Stuffed Breast of Chicken:
dried apricots, cranberries, pecans, mixed grain rice, goat cheese, pomegranate Champagne sauce.

Roasted Turkey Breast:
spicy sausage dressing, dried cranberries and granny smith apples

Brandied Pear Pork Tenderloin:
Asian pears sautéed in butter, brandy pork reduction

Roasted Pork Loin:
oven roasted tomatoes, garlic, spinach, prosciutto

Sweet Potato Gnocchi:
balsamic béchamel, dried cranberries, caramelized cipollini onions

Starters

Cranberry Pecan Compote:
cranberries, pecans, oranges, apples, dried fruits, spices

Pear Waldorf:
Asian, red and Anjou pears, toasted cashews, creamy dressing with a hint of curry

Iceberg Wedge:
bleu cheese, apple-wood smoked bacon, oven dried tomatoes, 1000 Island dressing or herbed Goddess

Caesar Salad:
romaine, shaved asiago cheese, garlic croutons, creamy Caesar dressing
Organic Baby Spinach:
duck bacon, orange segments, dates, roasted pistachios, shaved Manchego, Dijon vinaigrette

Pear:
organic baby greens, radicchio, bleu cheese, chai spiced pecans, pear vinaigrette

Roasted Beets:
gourmet greens, dried fruits, toasted pine nuts, goat cheese, red onion, blood orange dressing

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We take pride in making all of our salad dressings from scratch, which means, NO preservatives.
Please ask us for one of your favorites.

Warm Accompaniments

Brussels sprouts, pancetta
Roasted winter squash & root vegetables
Roasted beets, pineapple
Sweet potato soufflé, pecan streusel
Creamed spinach, béchamel, nutmeg
Spicy sweet potato hash
Corn soufflé

Roasted garlic mashed Yukon gold potatoes
Couscous, dried tart cherries, roasted hazelnuts
Israeli couscous, forest mushrooms
Baby Carrots, orange ginger glaze
Potato gratin, onions & cheese, Béchamel
Quinoa, dried cranberries, toasted almonds Brown rice, black barley, daikon radish seeds

Desserts

Bourbon Pecan Pie:
caramel, chocolate, pecans, whipped cream

Peppermint Ice Cream:
warm chocolate fudge sauce

White Chocolate Cranberry Bread Pudding:
pomegranate glaze, pomegranate seeds, toasted almonds

Chocolate Fondue:
mini biscotti, macaroons, dried apricots, marshmallows, honey wheat pretzel rods, fresh fruit

Pumpkin Cheesecake:
ginger snap crust

Salted Caramel Cheesecake:
macadamia nut crust

Pumpkin Bread Pudding:
brown sugar crème Fraiche, Kahlua

Chocolate Kahlua Cheesecake:
crème Anglaise

Warm Pear or Apple Crisp:
pomegranate seeds, streusel, whipped cream

Cranberry Maple Pudding Cake:
crème fraiche, whipped cream, ice cream

White or Dark Chocolate Mousse:
fruit sauce

*Hazelnut Torte:
flourless, chocolate ganache (no gluten used)

Cookie & Bar Jar: (choose five)
mint chocolate chunk pistachio | white chocolate apricot oatmeal | double chocolate brownies | Holiday tea cakes | orange ginger snaps | peanut butter goodie bars | white chocolate macadamia bars | loaded crazy cookies

Gourmet Sweet Assortment: (choose five)
pistachio & dried cherry biscotti | raspberry chocolate ganache cups |mini pies | mini cheesecake |mini cupcakes | caramel nut cups | cashew brittle | chai pecans | peanut butter or lavender truffles

A Winter Morning Breakfast

Biscuits & Gravy:
spicy sausage gravy, buttermilk biscuits
Holiday Anytime Breads: fig & date nut | cranberry orange | pumpkin | slightly sweet, hearty Boston brown | dried cranberry whole wheat Holiday bread

Signature Coffee Cakes:
cranberry, toasted walnuts, sour cream |sticky pecan buns apple strudel | pear cardamom sour cream

Peaches & Crème Brule French toast:
buttermilk French toast, peach brandy compote

Pumpkin Bread Pudding:
brown sugar crème Fraiche, Kahlua

Quiche:
Lorraine | Roasted Vegetable | Pesto & Roasted Tomatoes | Mushroom & Leek

Hostess Gifts

Let us package a delightful and festive edible gift to take to your Holilday Party.

"Grains of Glory” Vegan Granola (no gluten used)
Cashew Brittle | English Toffee | Sweet & Spicy Gourmet Nut Mix | Chai Spiced Pecans
Signature Coffee Cakes | Holiday Anytime Tea Breads

These are just a few samples of the many wonderful sweet & savory items we can prepare to make your summer special.
Let us do the work so you can enjoy your family and friends.

We offer both full service catering and drop off service.

*We are not a gluten free kitchen, however products used in the granola and hazelnut torte are free of gluten.
If you have a severe sensitivity to flour, please exercise caution when ordering this item.