31, Jul, 2021
Menu Options for PRIVATE PARTIES ONLY

Menu Options for PRIVATE PARTIES ONLY


PRIVATE PARTY MENU CHOICES FOR JULY-NOVEMBER, 2021

Special holiday menus for private parties in December and January ….scroll all the way down. 

We will also be offering the option of a WINE TASTING DINNERS (groups of 8 ONLY) in conjunction with SPILL – the Wine Bar of Bloomfield, PA during December and January.  Choose your menu, enjoy four pairings of wine with dinner and a presentation.  Bottles of wine may be purchased at the end of class.

 

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

4 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

 

Most classes are 3 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 month of December 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!  

You deserve a night out!!!,

Enjoy your summer and thank you for your business,

Dorothy  412-362-0679  chopwoktalk@msn.com

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AUGUST-SEPTEMBER MENU OPTIONS FOR 4-8 PARTICIPANTS 

OCTOBER- NOVEMBER IS COMPLETE…..scroll down

DECEMBER & JANUARY HOLIDAY CELEBRATION MENUS ARE ALSO COMPLETE…listed after November

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#1) /$85.00/BYOB:
Pesto Zucchini fritters with a tomato basil topping
Caprese salad with a variety of tomatoes, mozzarella, basil, strawberries, melon, and a balsamic drizzle
Swordfish over a mound of homemade spinach pasta and drizzled with an agro dolce (sweet and sour sauce)
Lemon mousse and delicious almond cookies
A sip of limoncello

 

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Bruschetta with pesto, whipped ricotta and roasted red peppers
Peach  & mozzarella Caprese salad with Balsamic Cherries
Chicken drenched in basil and cherry tomato vinaigrette with a side of cacio pepe fettuccine
Almond cake with fresh whipped cream and berries
A sip of limoncello

 

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#3)/$85.00/BYOB:
Appetizer of grilled eggplant topped with hot sausage, mozzarella and served with a fresh tomato sauce
Peach and arugula salad with crispy pancetta, gorganzola and crostini topped with fig preserves
Chicken paillard topped with lemon-almond pesto over fettuccine alfredo
Panna cotta with salted caramel
A sip of limoncello

 

APPETIZERS AROUND THE WORLD/$80.00/BYOB:.
Fried green tomatoes with pimento cheese and bacon-onion jam (Southern USA)
Puffy tacos with shrimp and pineapple salsa (Mexico)
Fried pork spring rolls with a sweet & spicy sauce (Thailand)
Pan fried pork pot stickers with a chili sauce (China)

 

 

BRUNCH,  LUNCH or  DINNER/$80.00/BYOB:
Cold peach soup
Crab cake Benedict over a Johnnycake and drenched in hollandaise sauce
Side of  steamed asparagus
Melon wedge wrapped in prosciutto and a squeeze of lime
Blueberry lemon crepes in a brown butter sauce for dessert

 

 

CAJUN-CREOLE FAVORITES/$85.00/BYOB:
Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese and bacon jam
Shrimp and cheesy grits
Muffeletta sandwich with a variety of meats, cheese, and homemade relish
Banana Foster beignets flambeed in rum

 

 

CHINESE DINNER (#1)/$80.00/BYOB:
Shrimp sizzling rice soup
Pork potstickers with a chili dipping sauce
Beef chow fun with rice noodles
Stir fry of chicken with mango, sweet red peppers and snow peas in a spicy sweet and sour sauce over rice

 

CHINESE DINNER (#2)/$80.00/BYOB:
Egg drop soup
Pork sates with pineapple and a spicy peanut sauce
Asian crunchy slaw (red and green cabbage, tri-colored sweet peppers and scallions) with Asian dressing, fried wontons and roasted peanuts
Pineapple- ginger chicken topped with almonds and served with broccoli and fried rice
Fried rice in a pineapple boat (BBQ pork, shrimp, scallions, cucumbers, tomatoes and pineapple)

 

 

CLAMBAKE/$90.00/BYOB:
Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese and a bacon jam
Stovetop clambake with corn, potatoes, sausage, clams and shrimp
Grilled confetti coleslaw
Blueberry cobbler with ice cream

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#1)/$90.00/BYOB:
Brie baked with a raspberry rum walnut topping and served with crostini and apple slices
Tomato-cucumber-watermelon salad with a peach dressing
Pistachio crusted loin lamb chops drizzle with a cherry port wine sauce over a farro pilaf
Multi-colored carrots with a dollop of whipped ricotta, honey, and Marcona almonds
Chocolate souffle for dessert

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Fried zucchini planks serve with lemon wedges, marinara sauce, or a lemon basil aioli
Peach, tomato and cucumber salad topped with burrata and a balsamic reduction
Brined Porterhouse pork chops topped with a fennel gremolata and a side of grape mostarda
Lemon risotto with peas and asparagus
Rum panna cotta with a salted caramel sauce
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#3)/$90.00/BYOB: (available for 6-8 people only)
Fried calamari with a lemon aioli dipping sauce
Grilled cantaloupe topped with grilled asparagus and ricotta salata
Prime rib roast au jus
Mashed potato casserole with mascarpone and brie cheese
Sweet and salty sugar snap peas
Chocolate lava cake with a raspberry center

 

 

DIM SUM/$80.00/BYOB:
Crunchy slaw with tri-colored sweet peppers, red and green cabbage, scallions, fried wonton strips, roasted peanuts and an Asian dressing
Crispy  shrimp swallows with a cherry lemon dipping sauce
Steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro dipping sauce
Scallion pancakes with a spicy sauce
Crab puffs with a blackberry ginger sauce

 

 

FRENCH DINNER (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Cup of chilled strawberry soup with a dollop of whipped cream and a sprig of mint
Bibb lettuce topped with peaches, lavender syrup, gorgonzola (optional) and candied pecans
Lemon honey spatchcocked Cornish hen over croutons with a side of asparagus
Lemon-almond souffles dusted with powdered sugar

 

 

FRENCH DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Baked brie wedges topped with honey, pistachios and served with crostini
Chicken paillard seasoned with herbs de Provence and topped with salad
Asparagus and mushrooms with a tarragon sauce
Individual raspberry topped chocolate tart with a pecan crust

 

 

GERMAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB
Chilled sour cherry soup with wine
Veal Holstein schnitzel (fried breaded veal topped with a fried egg and caper sauce)
Warm German potato salad
Red cabbage
German chocolate cake sundae

 

GREEK DINNER (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Pork and apricot  phyllo appetizers topped with tzatziki sauce
Grilled lamb skewers with seasonal vegetables over orzo
Mini tomato and feta tarts accompanied by a side salad with Greek dressing
Fried baklava logs drizzled with a sugary orange syrup and a scoop of ice cream

 

 

GREEK DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Spanakopita appetizers with lemon sauce
Lamb gyro dumplings served with tzatziki sauce
Shrimp Saganaki (tomatoes, olives & feta) over orzo
Deep fried baklava logs with ice cream and drizzled with syrup and a scoop of ice cream

 

 

KOREAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Korean “hot” wings
Scallion and zucchini pancakes with a spicy dipping sauce
Korean BBQ beef ribs
Korean rice noodle stir fry with mushrooms, carrots, and bok choy

 

 

MEXICAN DINNER/$8500/BYOB:
Tortilla soup
Pastel Azteca  (Mexican lasagna with chicken, tortillas and salsa verde)
Grilled watermelon salad with peached, pickled jalapenos, cotija cheese and drizzled with crema
Corn esquites (fried corn with chilies, crema and queso)
Sopapilla cheesecake pie

 

 

MEXICAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Street corn nachos
Beef flautas with avocado crema
Chimichurri grilled shrimp over Mexican rice
Grilled watermelon salad with peaches, pickled jalapenos, cotija cheese and drizzled with crema
Peach empanadas with ice cream

 

 

MOROCCAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Appetizer of lamb and veggie kebabs with a date glaze
Moroccan flatbread
Tagine of chicken, artichokes and lemon
Couscous with a variety of herbs
Knafeh made with Kaitifi dough (phyllo dough with a custard center then topped with a syrup and condensed milk)
Moroccan coffee and mint tea

 

PASTA GRANNIES (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Pici with almonds, jalapenos, and pesto sauce
Panzanella bread salad with a variety of tomatoes, cucumber, olives, sweet multi-colored peppers and fennel
Farfalle with fresh burst tomatoes, charred corn & shrimp
Fettuccine with red sauce and meatballs
A frozen limoncello ‘flute’ for dessert and the limoncello recipe to make at home

 

PASTA GRANNIES (#2)/$85.00/BYOB
Potato gnocchi with a pistachio & herb pesto
Cavatelli  in a shiitaki cream sauce, bacon and topped with a poached egg and a sprinkling of chives
Caesar salad with homemade dressing and homemade croutons
Canelloni made with crepes, homemade red sauce and topped with a white béchamel sauce
Sip of limoncello and Italian almond cookies for dessert

 

 

*PEROGIES AND POLISH FAVORITES/$85.00/BYOB:
Perogies with bacon, cheddar, onion & potatoes
Perogies with potato, sauerkraut and cheese
Haluski (fried cabbage & noodles)
Holubky (stuffed cabbage in a tomato sauce)
Chrusciki pastries (fried dough dusted with powdered sugar)

 

*PIE & TART CLASS WITH LUNCH/$90.00/BYOB:
Rum raisin apple pie with a double crust
Lemon meringue pie
Key lime tarts
Peach pie with lattice crust
* Emphasis on an easy flaky pie dough, double crust, prebaked shell, lattice work, and meringues
You will be taking home the lemon & peach pie plus key lime tarts
Pie dough and apples will be supplied so you can assemble your apple pie at home.
A sandwich and salad will be served towards the beginning of class.
Please bring a nice size box to transport your desserts!

 

 

*PIZZA, PASTRIES & LIMONCELLO CLASSES WILL BE AVAILABLE OCTOBER THROUGH APRIL ONLY

 

SOUTHERN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Summer corn soup
Peach and tomato salad with a sweet dressing, pecans & farmer’s cheese
Hot & crunchy fried chicken with a bourbon peach sauce
Green chili spoonbread
Key lime pie topped with fresh whipped cream

 

 

TAPAS OF MADRID/$90.00/BYOB:
Hot olives with crostini
Mussels with chorizo
Spanish flatbread with roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes and serrano ham
Potato croquettes with membrillo (quince) sauce
Shrimp with Romesco sauce
Leek and goat cheese potato tortilla
Crostini topped with pork tenderloin in a mild blue cheese sauce
Pineapple flambeed in rum and topped with ice cream for dessert

 

 

THAI DINNER (#1)/$80.00/BYOB:
Pork spring rolls with a sweet & spicy sauce
Pad see ew with rice noodles, beef, and bok choy
Grilled shrimp and pineapple salad with a variety of herbs, coconut dressing and sprinkled with Thai chilies
Red curry chicken with peanuts and  a variety of seasonal vegetables over jasmine rice
Lemongrass tea

 

 

THAI DINNER(#2) /$80.00/BYOB:
Chicken lettuce wrap platter with Thai basil, butterhead lettuce leaves, mango, radishes,  shredded carrots and peanut sauce
Salmon topped with cilantro-basil pesto and sweet and spicy cherry sauce
Green mango salad with sprouts, chilies and cashews in a Thai dressing
Thai fried rice with pineapple, chilies, grapes and nuts
Coconut flan with Thai banana sauce

 

 

THAI & VIETNAMESE FAVORITES/$80.00/BYOB:
Kao soi (Chiang Mai curry noodle soup)
Pork Banh mi sandwich with Asian mayo, pear slaw, a variety of herbs and cucumbers on grilled bread
Beef Drunken noodles with onions, red peppers, bok choy, chilies and a flavorful sauce
Sticky rice with mangoes

 

 

 VIETNAMESE DINNER/$80.00/BYOB:
Meatball lettuce wraps with cucumbers, pineapple, mint with a peanut dipping sauce
Beef banh mi sandwich topped with an Asian mayo, herbs, cucumbers, pickled veggies and chilies
Saigon rice noodle stir fry with shrimp, pork, chicken, asparagus, boy choy, bamboo shoots, and chilies
Vietnamese coffee sundae  (2 scoops of vanilla ice cream layered with homemade crushed peanut brittle and Vietnamese coffee syrup)

 

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Pici (hand rolled spaghetti) in a spicy wine-butter-lemon sauce with caramelized onions and toasted bread crumbs
Caesar salad with homemade dressing and croutons
Cannelloni made with crepes, beef filling, red sauce and topped with bechamel (white) sauce
Lemon mousse with Italian almond cookies
Sip of limoncello

 

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Potato gnocchi with a pistachio and herb pesto
Florentine butter chicken in a fresh burst tomato  pan sauce plus homemade focaccia for mopping up the sauce
Tomato, peach, honeydew and burrata salad over arugula with a balsamic dressing
Lemon ricotta cake topped with gelato and seasonal berries
Sip of limoncello
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OCTOBER-NOVEMBER MENU OPTIONS FOR 4-8 PARTICIPANTS

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#1) /$85.00/BYOB:
Pesto Zucchini fritters with a tomato basil topping
Mixed greens with artichokes, olives, herbs and a Parmesan crisp
Swordfish drizzled with an agrodolce sauce over a mound of homemade pasta  (sweet and sour sauce)
Cannoli tart with a pistachio crust
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Bruschetta with pesto, whipped ricotta and roasted red peppers
Salad of Arugula topped with fennel, tomatoes & oranges
Chicken drenched in basil and cherry tomato vinaigrette with a side of cacio pepe fettuccine
Almond cake with gelato
A sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

 

AMALFI COAST DINNER (#3)/$85.00/BYOB:
Appetizer of grilled eggplant topped with hot sausage, mozzarella and served with a fresh tomato sauce
Salami salad with tomatoes, arugula, olives and a balsamic drizzle
Pork paillard topped with a tomato, olive and fennel sauce over fettuccine alfredo
Panna cotta surrounded by a blueberry sauce
Sip of limoncello and the recipe

 

ARGENTINIAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Provoleta  appetizer (crusty bread topped with melted provolone cheese, chorizo, arugula salad and a fried egg)
Flank steak marinated in a green chimichurri and serve with a spicy red chimichurri
A variety of roasted seasonal vegetables
Potato wedges with a smoked paprika dressing
Budin de Pan (bread pudding with dulce de leche)

 

BRUNCH,  LUNCH or  DINNER/$80.00/BYOB:
Homemade scones with clotted cream and jam
Spinach, tomato and eggs Benedict on a waffle topped with Hollandaise sauce
Side of  sausage patties
Mixed citrus fruit with avocado and a honey-lime drizzle
Blueberry lemon crepes in a brown butter sauce for dessert

 

 

CAJUN-CREOLE FAVORITES/$85.00/BYOB:
Fried green tomatoes topped with pimento cheese and bacon jam
Shrimp and cheesy grits
Muffeletta sandwich with a variety of meats, cheese, and homemade relish
Banana Foster beignets flambeed in rum

 

 

CHINESE DINNER (#1)/$80.00/BYOB:
Wonton soup
Steamed chicken dumplings with a lime cilantro sauce
Crab rangoons with a blackberry ginger sauce
Shanghai noodles with pork and bok choy
Sweet & spicy walnut shrimp with  rice and a side of broccoli

 

 

CHINESE DINNER (#2)/$80.00/BYOB:
Hot & sour soup
Pork sates with pineapple and a spicy peanut sauce
Asian crunchy slaw (red and green cabbage, tri-colored sweet peppers and scallions) with Asian dressing, fried wontons and roasted peanuts
Orange chicken over shredded lettuce
Fried rice in a pineapple boat (BBQ pork, shrimp, scallions, cucumbers, tomatoes and pineapple)

 

 

CHINESE DINNER (#3)/$80.00/BYOB:
Velvet corn soup
Honey hoisin ribs
Scallion pancakes
Hot & spicy jalapeno beef (similar to orange beef) with broccoli
Shrimp sizzling rice with snow peas, water chestnuts, baby corn and mushrooms in a white sauce

 

 

DIM SUM/$80.00/BYOB:
Crunchy slaw with tri-colored sweet peppers, red and green cabbage, scallions, fried wonton strips, roasted peanuts and an Asian dressing
Shrimp eggrolls with an apricot dipping sauce
Steamed chicken dumplings with a lime-cilantro dipping sauce
Scallion pancakes with a spicy sauce
Crab puffs with a blackberry ginger sauce

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#1)/$85.00/BYOB: 
Appetizer of burrata with grilled grapes & basil
Roasted pear salad over Bibb lettuce with hazelnuts and blue cheese
Pork loin with a pear & apricot mostarda (mustard sauce)
Duchess (piped into a mound) sweet potatoes
Sweet and salty sugar snap peas
Chocolate lava cake with a raspberry center

 

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#2)/$80.00/BYOB:
Pittsburgh wedge salad with homemade blue cheese dressing
Hot, spicy and crunchy chicken paillard topped with a mango jalapeno aioli
Herbed mixed grains and rice pilaf
Broccoli with a  lemon sauce
Panna cotta with a salted caramel sauce and Doubletree’s signature cookies

 

DATE NIGHT DINING (#2)/$90.00/BYOB: (6-8 people only)
Butternut squash soup topped with rum cream
Tangerine and roasted beet salad topped with goat cheese and pistachios
Juicy sirloin tip roast crusted with mustard and salt and serve with a pan sauce
Wild mushroom and onion bread pudding
Roasted Brussel sprouts with pancetta, figs and a balsamic glaze
Homemade apple pie with ice cream

 

 

FRENCH DINNER (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
French onion soup smothered with gruyere cheese
Arugula/frisee salad with poached egg and bacon lardons
Provencal beef stew over homemade pappardelle
Warm apple tart tatin with ice cream

 

 

FRENCH DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Salad with baked brie wedges topped with honey, pistachios and served with crostini
Chicken  scaloppini topped with a pear brandy sauce
Duchess potatoes and asparagus
Individual raspberry topped chocolate tarts with a pecan crust

 

 

GERMAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB
Hot beer soup with a rye crouton of melted Muenster cheese floating on top of the soup
Veal Holstein schnitzel (fried breaded veal topped with a fried egg and caper sauce)
Warm German potato salad
Red cabbage
German chocolate cake sundae

 

GREEK DINNER (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Avgolemono soup with orzo
Pork and apricot  phyllo appetizers topped with tzatziki sauce
Moussaka (eggplant casserole with ground beef )
Greek panzanella salad with tomatoes, peppers, croutons, feta cheese and a Greek dressing
Fried baklava logs drizzled with a sugary orange syrup and a scoop of ice cream

 

 

INDIAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Indian spiced beef lettuce wraps
Homemade naan
Chicken pistachio Korma
Pear chutney
Cucumber riata
Gulab Jamon for dessert

 

MEXICAN FAVORITES: $80.00/BYOB:
Tortilla soup
Fried beef flautas with avocado crema
Puffy tacos with shrimp, guacamole & pineapple salsa
Dulce de leche hot chocolate plus homemade churros

 

MOROCCAN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Moroccan sweet potato soup
Appetizer of a roasted red pepper-pomegranate-waltnut dip with Moroccan flatbread
Tagine (stew)with chicken , pears & cinnamon
Couscous with a variety of herbs
Kanafeh for dessert (sweet cream filling between two layers of phyllo dough topped with a syrup and condensed milk)
Moroccan coffee and mint tea

 

PASTA GRANNIES (#1)/$85.00/BYOB
Cavatelli  in a shiitaki cream sauce, bacon and topped with a poached egg and a sprinkling of chives
Fettuccine carbonara (egg & pancetta)
Caesar salad with homemade dressing and homemade croutons
Canelloni made with crepes, homemade red sauce and topped with a white béchamel sauce
Sip of limoncello ( recipe included) and Italian almond cookies for dessert

 

 

PASTA GRANNIES (#1)/$85.00/BYOB:
Pici  (hand rolled spaghetti ) in a ricotta & sage pesto with walnuts
Cheese ravioli in a lemon cream sauce
Cavatelli in a fig-rosemary and pancetta sauce
Chicken pappardelle in a sundried tomato-pancetta cream sauce
A frozen limoncello ‘flute’ for dessert and the limoncello recipe

 

 

*PIZZA, PASTRIES & LIMONCELLO /$85.00/BYOB:
Appetizer of Provolone and pepperoni pizza rolls
Antipasto salad with a variety of meats, cheese, chickpeas, tomatoes & sugared walnuts with a balsamic dressing
Meat lovers pizza with a red sauce
Pizza with goat cheese, dollops of fig jam, prosciutto, pear slices and topped with arugula
Ricotta orange pound cake with macerated seasonal berries
A sip of limoncello
For each person bring 2 1/2 cups of “cheap” vodka in a glass jar.  We will start the process in class and give you the recipe to finish the limoncello at home.

 

SOUTHERN DINNER/$85.00/BYOB:
Mac n’ cheese soup
Hot & crunchy fried chicken with a bourbon peach sauce
Homemade biscuits with butter/honey
Braised greens
Key lime pie

 

 

TAPAS & PAELLA/$90.00/BYOB:
Hot olives with crostini
Spanish flatbread with roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes and serrano ham
Potato croquettes with membrillo (quince) sauce
Green salad with pears & Manchego cheese
Paella with gigantic shrimp, chorizo, chicken and mussels in a flavorful tomato-saffron rice
Spanish flan with oranges

 

THAI DINNER (#1)/$80.00/BYOB:
Tom yum shrimp soup
Steamed chicken dumplings with peanut sauce
Drunken noodles with beef, bok choy, scallions, tomatoes  and chilies in a flavorful sauce
Red curry pork with peanuts and  a variety of seasonal vegetables over jasmine rice
Lemongrass tea

 

THAI DINNER(#2) /$80.00/BYOB:
Chicken lettuce wrap platter with Thai basil, butterhead lettuce leaves, mango, radishes,  shredded carrots and peanut sauce
Salmon topped with cilantro-basil pesto and sweet and spicy cherry sauce
Green mango salad with sprouts, chilies and cashews in a Thai dressing
Thai fried rice with pineapple, chilies, grapes and nuts
Coconut flan with Thai banana sauce

 

 

THAI & VIETNAMESE FAVORITES/$80.00/BYOB:
Kao soi (Chiang Mai curry noodle soup)
Beef Banh mi sandwich with Asian mayo, pear slaw, a variety of herbs and cucumbers on grilled bread
Pork pad see ew with bok choy, sprouts and chilies in a flavorful sauce
Sticky rice with mangoes
Vietnamese coffee

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#1) /$85.00/BYOB:
Lasagna soup with hot sausage, lasagna noodles & ricotta
Homemade Caesar salad with warm croutons
Veal Marsala with a variety of mushroom in the Marsala wine sauce
Roasted butternut squash risotto with pancetta
Almond torte with gelato
Sip of limoncello

 

TUSCAN DINNER (#2)/$85.00/BYOB:
Pasta e fagioli
Parmesan flan (custard) over an arugula & radicchio salad
Beef braciole (stuffed with bococcine, roasted red peppers, spinach and pine nuts)
Homemade foccacia topped with sea salt and rosemary
Warm grape cake with  an affagato (espresso with ice cream)
Sip of limoncello

 

VIETNAMESE DINNER/$80.00/BYOB:
Chicken pho with scallions, herbs, sprouts & chilies
Meatball lettuce wraps with cucumbers, pineapple, mint with a peanut dipping sauce
Pork banh mi sandwich topped with an Asian mayo, herbs, cucumbers, pickled veggies and chilies
Vietnamese coffee sundae  (2 scoops of vanilla ice cream layered with homemade crushed peanut brittle and Vietnamese coffee syrup)

 

 

HOLIDAY MENU OPTIONS FOR DECEMBER OR JANUARY CELEBRATIONS:

IF YOU PREFER A WINE TASTING DINNER ALLOW FOUR HOURS FOR YOUR EVENT (available for groups of 8 ONLY) Wine will be on site for purchase at the end of class, if you wish.

 

1.  Beef Wellington with mushroom duxelle wrapped in puff pastry with a Bordelaise sauce/$90.00/BYOB….$110.00 with the wine tasting.

Roasted red pepper soup with Sambuca cream, Holiday salad of arugula & radicchio, citrus segments, Belgium endive and a pomegranate dressing, garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli rabe and a rum panna cotta with salted caramel sauce for dessert.

 

2. Florentine Porterhouse Steak with charred lemons and rosemary/$90.00/ BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

Homemade cavatelli with fried chickpeas & pancetta in a carbonara sauce,  homemade  Caesar salad and warm  croutons, lemon pepper risotto, marinated & grilled  seasonal vegetables, plus a lemon ricotta souffle for dessert and a sip of limoncello.

 

3.  Steak au Poivre (New York strip steaks) with a brandy peppercorn cream sauce/$90.00/BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

Crostini with burrata and roasted grapes,  beet and citrus salad with pistachios, onion bread pudding, Brussel sprouts with figs, pancetta and balsamic glaze, and red velvet souffles for dessert,

 

4.  Cabernet Beef Short Ribs with creamy Parmesan polenta & gremolata/$90.00/BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

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 Orange Beef with broccoli/$85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

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.  Cornish Hen with a cranberry-thyme sauce /$85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

Butternut squash & apple soup with rum,  honey roasted pear salad on Bibb lettuce with blue cheese & hazelnuts, wild rice casserole, blanched asparagus with a mousseline sauce, and individual chocolate Kahlua mascarpone trifles with cherry filling.

 

7.  Greek lamb loin chops/$85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting. 

Avgolemono soup with orzo, spanikopetia appetizer with a lemon dipping sauce, spinach salad with chickpeas,  pickled red onion, cherry tomatoes, grilled red peppers, feta & homemade Greek flatbread, plus Galatopita (Greek phyllo pie with custard over a baklava bottom crust).

 

8.  Rosemary & hazelnut crusted rack of lamb with sprigs of grapes/$90.00/BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

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.  Grilled lamb loin chops with a  roasted pear compote/$85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting. 

Sweet potato soup with brandy, winter citrus salad over arugula, lemon infused pearl couscous with herbs and pistachios, maple roasted multicolored carrots, and fried baklava with ice cream for dessert.

 

10. Pork tenderloin with a pomegranate sauce/$85.00 BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

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

 

11. German Pork Roast Dinner/$85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

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 apple strudel with eiskaffe (coffee with ice cream) for dessert.

 

12. Grilled porterhouse pork chops topped with a Concord grape sauce/$85.00/BYOB…$105.00with the wine tasting.

Cream of broccoli soup,  individual butternut squash & carrot souffles,  mixed green salad with apples, warm brie, crostini and a balsamic dressing, and individual warm chocolate lava cake with a raspberry center.

 

13. Pesto crusted salmon topped with a sweet and spicy cherry sauce $85.00/BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

Bang, bang shrimp appetizers, green mango salad, pineapple fried rice and  fried banana with stuffed with nutella and flambeed with rum.

 

14. Swordfish or Sea Bass/$90.00 BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

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. Cioppino/$90.00/BYOB…$110.00 with the wine tasting.

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 ,  plus panna cotta with a mixed berry wine sauce and a sip of limoncello.

 

16.  Coconut Shrimp in  red curry over jasmine rice/$85.00/ BYOB…$105.00 with the wine tasting.

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 Coq au Vin over buttered noodles/$85.00/BYOB …$105.00 with the wine tasting.

French onion soup with a gruyere crouton, salad of mixed greens with apples, Brie and candied walnuts plus flaming crepe Suzettes over ice cream for dessert.