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Banquet

 Antipasti
Choice of 3 appetizers
(Served family style)


Tuna Tartare
Salmon and avocado tartare
Beef carpaccio with arugula and parmigiano
Artichoke and crab meat gratin
Fried calamari with vegetables
Grilled shrimp with cannelini beans and balsamic vinegar
Mussels in tomato broth
Baked stuffed artichoke
Jumbo shrimp cocktail 
Eggplant baked with ricotta cheese, tomato and basil
Meatballs with polenta
Fiordilatte mozzarella, fresh tomato, and house roasted peppers
Oven roasted shiitakee mushrooms, barbeque red onions and basil sauce
Affettato misto: Italian cured meats and cheeses
Mushrooms stuffed with sausage
Tris bruschette:
1)Artichoke puree , tomato and parmigiano
2)Shrimp, tomato, basil and lemon
3)Grilled vegetables and olive puree
Arancini di riso: Italian rice balls with peas, pecorino and meat sauce
Grilled sausage and polenta with a tomato sauce
Calamari Fra Diavolo, medium spicy tomato herbs sauce
Asparagus gratin with balsamic reduction and pecorino romano


Salad
Choice of 1 Salad

Ceasar salad
Mesclun with balsamic vinagrette
Arugula with shavings of parmigiano
Tricolore with shaved ricotta salata
Farro, peas, arugula, cherry tomatoes and pecorino



Pasta
Choice of 1 pasta

Ricotta cheese ravioli in a walnut sauce
Ricotta ravioli with tomato basil sauce and mozzarella
Risotto with saffron and sausage
Farfalle, tomato, touch of cream, pesto and sun dried tomatoes
Penne in vodka sauce with peas and mushrooms
Rigatoni with eggplant, tomato, basil and ricotta salata
Fettucine Bolognese
Linguine with kale pesto, string beans, cherry tomatoes
Orecchiette, chick peas, garlic, rosemary, tomato, parmigiano cheese
Spaghetti with garlic, extra virgin olive oil and hot chili peppers
Penne with medium spicy tomato sauce, black olives, capers and anchovies
Cavatelli with ricotta and tomato basil sauce
Whole wheat fusilli with roasted cauliflower and pecorino
Porcini ravioli in truffle walnut cream sauce 


Main Courses
Choice of 3 entrees

Fish Choices

Grilled branzino filet with white wine and herbs
Lemon sole stuffed with crab meat in a mustard cognac sauce
Flounder Francaise
Alaskan cod, clams, mussels and shrimp in a tomato herbs sauce
Salmon with grilled vegetables in a green parsley sauce
Salmon “ piccata”

Poultry Choices
Chicken on the bone Cacciatore style
Chicken Francaise, Marsala, Milanese or Pizzaiola style
Chicken stuffed with spinach, sundried tomato, ricotta in a Marsala wine sauce
Strips of chicken in a garlic sauce with olives and capers
Chicken parmigiana with linguini
Chicken with roasted peppers and artichokes in an herb sauce
Chicken topped with spinach and mozzarella with tomato sauce, capers and herbs

Meat Choices
Braised boneless short ribs of beef
Beef braciole stuffed with parsley, garlic and parmigiana, braised in red wine tomato sauce
Grilled skirt steak in a green peppercorn sauce
Grilled NY strip 
Veal scaloppine with artichokes in a white wine lemon sauce
Veal scaloppine with portobello and sund dried tomato in a red wine sauce
Veal Marsala, Francaise or Piccata
Pork chop with peppers, onions and mushrooms with broccoli rabe
Pork chop breaded and stuffed with prosciutto and fontina



Dessert
Choice of 1 trio

Warm chocolate cake-fresh fruit tart-vanilla ice cream
Warm strudel-tiramisu-chocolate mousse
Tartufo-cannoli cake-zabaglione with strawberries
Baked Alaska, cream brulee` and chocolate banana purse


Coffee or Tea

4 courses App-Salad-Main-Dessert
5 courses App-Salad-Pasta-Main-Dessert



Soft drinks, mineral water, espresso or cappuccino at additional charge

Items and pricing subject to change without notice.