30, Nov, 2021
Menus for Corporate/Private Events of 4-8 People

Menus for Corporate/Private Events of 4-8 People

Special holiday menus for private/corporate parties in December and January. 

Most classes are 3 1/2 hours long with a few 4-hour classes indicated by an *.  All safety and sanitation measures are in place. All that we ask is please do not come if you have any Covid symptoms or have been near someone who has tested positive/has Covid. Masks required if you are not vaccinated.  The private party scenario has become extremely popular and will always continue.  In fact, the months of December and January will be dedicated to private parties and corporate functions ONLY.

IF interested please call for a list of available dates, let us know of allergies/dietary restrictions, choose a menu and come hungry!!  BTW, all classes are BYOB!  

GIFT CERTIFICATES ALWAYS AVAILABLE….CALL 412-362-0679

2 Spots available on our CULINARY TRIP TO THE ISLAND OF POROS IN GREECE.  May 14-21, 2022.  Call for pricing and a complete itinerary..412-362-0679

Happy Holidays,

Dorothy  412-362-0679  chopwoktalk@msn.com

 

HOLIDAY MENU OPTIONS FOR DECEMBER AND JANUARY CELEBRATIONS OF 4-8 PEOPLE/ Prices per person/BYOB:

1.  AMERICAN DINNER OF BEEF WELLINGTON with mushroom duxelle wrapped in puff pastry and topped with a Bordelaise sauce/$90.00/BYOB.

Roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca cream, Holiday salad of arugula & radicchio, citrus segments, Belgium endive and a pomegranate dressing, broccoli and Brussel sprout mix plus warm apple dumplings for dessert.

 

2. TUSCAN DINNER OF REVERSE SEARED FLORENTINE STEAK with charred lemons and rosemary/$90.00/ BYOB.

Homemade cavatelli with fried chickpeas & pancetta in a carbonara sauce,  homemade  Caesar salad and warm  croutons, lemon pepper risotto, marinated & grilled  medley of mushrooms, pearl onions and asparagus followed by a lemon ricotta souffle for dessert and a sip of limoncello.

 

3. AMERICAN DINNER OF REVERSE SEARED STEAK AU POIVRE (New York strip steaks) with a brandy peppercorn cream sauce/$90.00/BYOB.

Butternut squash and pear bisque with rum,  beet and citrus salad with pistachios, onion bread pudding, Brussel sprouts with figs, pancetta and balsamic glaze, and individual baked Alaska for dessert.

 

4.  ITALIAN DINNER OF CABERNET BEEF SHORT RIBS with creamy Parmesan polenta & gremolata/$90.00/BYOB.

Bruschetta with pesto, roasted red peppers, whipped ricotta and a Balsamic drizzle,  panzanella salad with a variety of vegetables and homemade croutons, plus a lemon mousse with delicious Italian almond cookies for dessert and a sip of limoncello.

 

5.  CHINESE DINNER OF ORANGE BEEF with broccoli/$85.00/BYOB.

Hot & sour soup, mu shu chicken wrapped in Mandarin pancakes with hoisin sauce,  shrimp and pineapple fried rice,  and flambeed caramelized Asian pears over ice cream.

 

6.  AMERICAN DINNER OF CORNISH HEN with a cranberry-thyme sauce /$85.00/BYOB.

Butternut squash bisque with rum cream.  harvest salad with honey crisp apples, pomegranate seeds, pepitas, feta cheese and a cider vinaigrette, wild rice casserole, blanched asparagus with a mousseline sauce, and individual chocolate Kahlua mascarpone trifles with cherry filling.

 

7. GREEK DINNER OF LAMB LOIN CHOPS/$85.00/BYOB.

Avgolemono soup with orzo, spanakopita appetizer with a lemon dipping sauce, Greek salad with chickpeas,  pickled red onion, cherry tomatoes, red peppers, feta, plus Galatopita (Greek phyllo pie with custard in a baklava crust).

 

8.  AMERICAN DINNER OF RACK OF LAMB crusted with pistachios, Panko and rosemary /$90.00/BYOB..

Appetizer of a holiday crescent dough wreath filled with brie and cranberries, spinach salad with bacon, pears and pumpernickel croutons, gratin of potatoes with Manchego cheese & cream, Brussel sprouts with figs & balsamic sauce, and a pineapple upside down carrot cake with pecan caramel sauce.

 

9.  AMERICAN DINNER OF GRILLED LAMB LOIN CHOPS with a  roasted pear compote/$85.00/BYOB.

Cream of chicken wild rice soup with sherry, winter citrus salad over arugula, lemon infused pearl couscous with herbs and pistachios, maple roasted multicolored carrots, and individual  salted caramel molten lava cake with ice cream for dessert.

 

10. AMERICAN DINNER OF PORK TENDERLOIN with a pomegranate sauce/$85.00 BYOB.

Cream of cauliflower soup with hazelnuts and bacon, Chipotle glazed apples, and roasted acorn squash with pistachios and a brown butter vinaigrette, a pear, arugula  & prosciutto salad with a white balsamic dressing topped with Marcona almonds, and individual chocolate soufflé cakes with a warm turtle sauce.

 

11. GERMAN DINNER OF PORK ROAST /$85.00/BYOB.

German beer soup topped with a rye crouton and Munster cheese,  knodels (potato stuffing balls) with charred onion gravy, wilted lettuce salad,  homemade apple sauce and German chocolate pie with eiskaffe (coffee with ice cream) for dessert.

 

12. FRENCH DINNER OF REVERSE SEARED PORTERHOUSE PORK CHOPS WITH A CONCORD GRAPE SAUCE/ $85.00/ BYOB.

Cream of wild mushroom soup,  individual butternut squash & carrot souffles,  mixed green salad with apples, warm brie, crostini and a balsamic dressing, and flaming crepe Suzettes for dessert.

 

13. THAI DINNER OF PESTO CRUSTED SALMON topped with a sweet and spicy cherry sauce $85.00/BYOB..

Bang, bang shrimp appetizers, fried pork spring rolls with a spicy sauce, green mango salad, pineapple fried rice and  fried banana with stuffed with nutella and flambeed with rum.

 

14. SOUTHERN ITALIAN DINNER OF SWORDFISH OR SEA BASS/$90.00 BYOB.

Fried calamari with marinara and a horseradish cream, salad of tomatoes, oranges , arugula & fennel,  fish of choice topped with an agrodolce sauce over a bed of  homemade spinach fettuccine and lemon zabaglione with seasonal berries for dessert.

 

15. ITALIAN DINNER OF CIOPPINO/$90.00/BYOB.

Homemade cavatelli with a shiitake mushroom cream sauce, prosciutto & poached egg, Caesar salad with homemade dressing and warm croutons, Shrimp, mussels, cod, and scallops in a red sauce with homemade focaccia  and panna cotta with a mixed berry wine sauce and a sip of limoncello.

 

16.  THAI DINNER OF COCONUT SHRIMP IN RED CURRY over jasmine rice/$85.00/ BYOB.

Tom yum  spicy shrimp soup,  pork sates with peanut sauce, lemongrass salad with nuts, napa cabbage, green beans and chilies plus sticky rice with grilled pineapple for dessert.

 

17. FRENCH DINNER OF COQ AU VIN over buttered noodles/$85.00/BYOB.

French onion soup with a gruyere crouton, salad of mixed greens with apples, Brie and candied walnuts plus an lemon almond souffle for dessert.

 

18. TUSCAN DINNER OF BRANZINO WITH CHERRY TOMATOES AND CLAMS/$90.00/BYOB.

Over fregola (Italian pasta) in a basil clam broth, Caesar salad with warm croutons and fried bombolini (donut holes) with warm chocolate and raspberry dipping sauces.

19.  MIXED ASIAN DINNER OF SESAME CRUSTED AHI TUNA /$85.00/BYOB.

Over lo mein noodles & julienne vegetables in a peanut sauce, Vietnamese fisherman’s soup,  Chinese potstickers with a chili sauce, and a coconut custard with banana sauce.

Happy Holidays,

Dorothy and Staff

 

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FEBRUARY-MARCH MENU OPTIONS FOR PRIVATE PARTIES OF 4-8 PARTICIPANTS…..a work in progress that will soon be complete.

Prices are per person/BYOB and all classes are 3 hours with exceptions noted.

 

VALENTINES DINNER/$90.00/BYOB
Roasted red pepper soup with a dollop of Sambuca cream
Citrus salad with beets, pistachios and an orange vinaigrette
Sea bass with an agro dolce sauce over Jasmine rice and sautéed spinach
Red velvet tiramisu trifle for dessert

 

CHINESE NEW YEAR CELEBRATION/$95.00/BYOB (3 1/2  hour class)
Honey hoisin ribs
Scallion pancakes with a spicy dipping sauce
Firebird lo mein with pork and a variety of vegetables
Volcano chicken with snow peas, red pepper, pineapple and lichees in a sweet and sour sauce flambeed with rum over rice
Orange beef and broccoli in a spicy sauce over rice
Caramelized Asian pears over vanilla ice cream for dessert

 

 

MARDI GRAS CELEBRATION/$90.00/BYOB/ ( 3 1/2 hour class)
Muffuletta dip with crostini
Cajun shrimp and corn chowder
Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese and bacon jam
Shrimp, chicken and andouille sausage jambalaya
Banana Foster (flambeed) over ice cream

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#1) $90.00/BYOB ( 3 1/2 hour class)
Onion and ale soup with blue cheese croutons
Salt & mustard crusted sirloin steak
Marinated and grilled seasonal vegetables
Cheesy pull apart sourdough bread
Fried candy bar sundae with caramel sauce, whipped cream & pecans

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#2) $90.00/BYOB (3 1/2 hour class)
New England clam chowder (white)
Honey roasted pear salad with blue cheese (optional), honey & hazelnuts over Bibb lettuce
Brown sugar glazed salmon with butter roasted butternut squash and pecans plus a wild rice pilaf with dried fruit and nuts
Upside down pineapple carrot cake with a pecan rum sauce

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#3) $90.00/BYOB (3 1/2 hour class)
Butternut squash and pear soup with a dollop of rum cream
Spinach salad with a warm bacon dressing and pumpernickel croutons
Spiced pork chop with glazed with a sweet and sour Apricot sauce
Roasted parsnips & carrots
Chocolate souffle for dessert

 

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#1) $85.00/BYOB
Pasta lorda (mini cheese ravioli in chicken soup)
Arugula salad with citrus, fennel & Kalamata olives
Swordfish in a blood orange butter sauce
Homemade cavatelli with lemon-almond pesto
Chocolate espresso mousse with wonderful almond cookies
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#2) $85.00/BYOB
Mushroom Marsala bruschetta with walnuts and blue cheese (optional)
Blood orange, arugula, olive and hazelnut salad
Sirloin steak in a Balsamic vinegar sauce accompanied by potato gnocchi tossed in a sage-walnut pesto
Lemon ricotta soufflé for dessert
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#3)  $85.00/BYOB
Arugula salad with grilled calamari, blood oranges, fennel and hazelnuts
Cod loins smothered in a grapefruit-sage sauce
Ricotta cheese ravioli in a black pepper butter sauce
Limoncello panna cotta topped with blueberries
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

APPETIZERS AROUND THE WORLD/$85.00/BYOB
Fried coconut shrimp with a fig ginger sauce (China)
Bruschetta with pesto, roasted red peppers and a ricotta topping (Italy)
Flautas (fried tortillas stuffed with meat) accompanied by an avocado cream sauce (Mexico)
Corn fritters topped with a sweet and sour cucumber-peanut sauce (Thailand)
Muffuletta dip with crostini (New Orleans)

 

 

ARGENTINE DINNER $90.00/BYOB
Proveletta appetizer of grilled bread topped with fried provolone, chorizo, arugula-tomato salad and a fried egg
Grilled sirloin, chicken and seasonal vegetable skewers brushed with chimichurri
Bananas sauteed in butter and brown sugar
Roasted potatoes topped with smoked paprika, black pepper and a lemon dressing
Dulce de leche bread pudding with ice cream

 

 

BRUNCH $85.00/BYOB
Mimosas
Homemade scones with jam and clotted cream
Homemade granola and yogurt parfait with seasonal fruit
Crabmeat eggs benedict on muffins with hollandaise sauce and a side of asparagus
Homemade  crepes stuffed with caramelized bananas and drizzled with nutella

 

 

CAJUN-CREOLE DINNER $85.00/BYOB
Cajun potato and andouille sausage soup
Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese and bacon jam
Shrimp and cheesy grits
Bread pudding with whiskey sauce

 

 

DIM SUM $85.00/BYOB
Kung Pao calamari with a spicy sauce
Crab rangoons with a fig jam dipping sauce
Steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro sauce
Honey Hoisin ribs
Pork lettuce wraps

 

 

FRENCH DINNER (#1) $85.00/BYOB
French onion soup with a gruyere crouton
Frissee/arugula salad topped with bacon lardoons and a poached egg
Provencal beef stew with onion, carrots, mushrooms and pancetta over homemade Pappardelle
Lemon creme brulee for dessert with seasonal fruit

 

 

GERMAN DINNER $85.00/BYOB
Beer and cheddar fondue
Potato pancakes with homemade applesauce
Beer-simmered Bratwurst bake with onions and red cabbage
Homemade Bavarian pretzels filled with cookie dough topped with a vanilla glaze

 

 

PASTA GRANNIES (#1) $85.00/BYOB:
Cavatelli in a wild mushroom sauce
Panzanella salad with croutons and a variety of vegetables
Homemade fettuccine & polpettes (meatballs)
Manicotti made with crepes served with red, white & pesto sauce
A sip of limoncello
PASTA GRANNIES (#2)$85.00/BYOB:
Pici (hand rolled spaghetti) with a tomato almond pesto
Roasted butternut squash salad with apples, grapes, candied hazelnuts and a balsamic dressing
Cheese ravioli  with a tomato butter sauce and meatballs
Fettuccine carbonara
A sip of limoncello

 

 

THAI DINNER $85.00/BYOB:
Steamed chicken dumplings with peanut sauce
Lemongrass salad with napa cabbage, cashews, coconut, chilies and herbs
Thai-style red curry noodle bowl with pork, noodles, and chilies
Thai-style banana cake with ice cream

 

 

THAI & VIETNAMESE  FAVORITES $85.00/BYOB:
Thai bang bang shrimp with a spicy sauce
Thai chicken sates with peanut sauce
Vietnamese green mango salad
Vietnamese pork noodle bowl with veggies, chilies, rice noodles & nuoc cham

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#1) $90.00/BYOB
Escarole, cannellini bean, and sausage soup
Homemade Caesar salad with warm croutons
Spicy Pot Roast with oranges, sweet potatoes,  celery root and Calabrian chile gremolata
Homemade Focaccia with whipped ricotta
Cantucci/biscotti with affagato (Coffee with ice cream)
A sip of limoncello

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#2) $90.00/BYOB
Pasta e fagioli
Antipasto salad with a variety of meat. cheese, beans, tomatoes and croutons
Roasted meyer lemon chicken over croutons
Baked zucchini casserole with onions, pancetta and a panko topping
Upside down semolina blood orange cake for dessert
A sip of limoncello