TESTIMONIALS/SAMPLE MENUS

Wedding:

"We want to thank you for your wonderful work at our daughter's wedding! The food was outstanding and the presentation flawless. Your staff were fantastic, and all our guests were extremely pleased. We are especially thankful for your efforts in accommodating our difficult menu requests! Because of you, the reception was a complete success..."

Passed Heavy Hors d'Oeuvres
Smoked salmon with oscetra caviar, boiled quail eggs and herbed creme fraiche
Beefsteak tomato with fresh mozzarella and fresh basil
Crostini of pave d'Affinois

Salad buffet
Baby potato salad with chopped celery, scallions and dill
Orzo Pasta salad
Arugula salad with Peckham pear, crisp shallots and sherry wine vinaigrette

Entrée Buffet from the Grill
Roasted black mussels, with garlic, white wine, and crostini
Wild and exotic grilled mushrooms
Rack of lamb with warm nicoise potato and crispy fried onions
House smoked pork loin with corn & black bean salad and tomato chard mole

Dessert Station
Summer Melon Platter with fresh mint
Chocolate Decadence Squares
Imported and domestic cheeses with grape clusters

Beverage Bar

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Gala:

"What an event! ...Never before have I received such accolades from our patrons who attended that night. The dinner was delicious and beautifully presented, and the service was excellent. ...as always, it's a pleasure working with you. I look forward to more fabulous dinners to come!"

Hors d'Oeuvre:
Warm Northern Carolina Shrimp Salad with red beet oil

Second Course
Citrus Risotto with Beef Marrow, parmesan and herbs

Third Course
"Duck you can eat with a spoon" Braised Duck leg with red wine and cocoa

Fourth Course
Apple-Quince Galette with brandy créme

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Cocktail Party:

"Thank you again for the wonderful job you did. Everything was perfect! The food was fabulous, the menu put together beautifully, the presentation and service were excellent. Our firm has had many great parties, but this was the best. ...it has been such a pleasure for me working with you this year and putting on two wonderful events. I look forward to working with you again in the future."

Passed Hors d'Oeuvres
Gazpacho Soup - served in Martini glasses
Blue and White Corn Tortilla Chips with guacamole and salsa
Smoked Chicken Quesadilla with black bean salsa
Grilled Loin of Lamb with Quinoa salad and papaya salsa
Braised Pork on Gouda baguette with papaya-mustard salsa
Swordfish Escabeche and Tostones Skewers
Bittersweet Chocolate Créme Brulee with caramelized bananas

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Business Luncheon:

"I would like to thank you for the excellent service at our recent annual meeting. ...Your personal attention to every detail was very reassuring, and the accommodation to our impossibly tight schedule nothing short of amazing. ...From appetizers to dessert, your delicious menu met the eclectic tastes of the guests. It was contemporary, tasty, abundant and well-balanced. The striking quality of the lunch was only equaled by your artistic presentation - the color coordination of flowers, linens, china and stemware was outstanding. The staff was terrific, and their formal attire complimented the dignity of the occasion. ...Again, my gratitude for your part in making this event a success!"

Assortment of Fresh Bread

Starter
Chilled Asparagus Spears wrapped with serrano ham on watercress with lemon-champagne vinaigrette

Entrée
Herb Crusted Halibut with artichoke risotto cake and rock shrimp

Vegetarian Choice
Fresh Radiatore with fava bean pesto and oyster mushrooms

Dessert
Tahitian Vanilla Bean Créme Brulee


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