SALADS:


  • Caprese Salad - mozzarella tomato salad garnished with fresh basil leaves

  • Celery Remoulade - the French Classic bistro celery root salad with mustard, lemon and vinegar dressing

  • Chef Vera’s Own Mayo-less Coleslaw - twist on American classic with dried cranberries and delicate champagne vinaigrette

  • Fresh Spring Salad - with mixed lettuce, sweet organic cherry tomatoes, crunchy sugar peas and fresh basil

  • Tossed Salad - with chef Vera’s own vinaigrette & surprising delicious elements like blueberries or pomegranate seeds

  • Caesar Salads - with an original dressing and gourmet rustic croutons

  • Cobb Salad Lettuce - with tomatoes, crisp bacon, chicken, hard-boiled eggs, avocado, Roquefort, chives & vinaigrette 
      

  • Light Quinoa Salad - sweet organic cherry tomatoes, peppers, feta crumbles, cilantro and lime dressing

  • Grilled Summer Salad - served warm, seasonal vegetables grilled to perfection, mixed with fresh herbs and balsamic vinegar reduction

  • Waldorf Saladjulienned apple and celery, chopped walnuts, grapes, and mayonnaise

  • Greek Salad traditional Greek salad with tomatoes, peppers, olives, red onion, cucumbers and Feta Cheese 

  • Asian Spicy Cucumber Salad - thinly sliced crisp cucumbers with Asian vinaigrette, black roasted sesame seeds & hot pepper flakes

  • Salad Niçoise - with tomatoes, string beans, tuna, cucumber, hard-boiled eggs, Niçoise olives, and anchovies

  • Tabbouleh - finely chopped parsley, bulgur or quinoa, mint, tomato, scallion, w lots of lemon juice & olive oil

  • Chicken Gourmet Salad -with a touch of pineapple and secret seasoning, this is Chef Vera’s twist on the popular recipe

  • Tuna Salad - a traditional Tuna Salad served on bruschetta’s or flat breads

  • Boy's Tuna Salad - with dried cranberries

  • Picante Pasta Salad - fresh vegetable salad mixed with pasta and spicy oriental dressing 

  • Chef Vera's Own Pasta Salad - with root vegetables, pickles, egg and sweet and sour mayo

  • Chef Vera's Own Shopsky Salad - peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, red onion and salty cheese with mayo dressing

  • Warm Mushroom Medley Salad - variety of mushrooms with touch of fresh marjoram

  • Egg Salad - European style popular bistro item,  sliced hardboiled eggs with sweet and sour mayo, ham and other secret ingredients

  • Chef Vera’s Own Potato Salad - not your typical “deli style” Potato Salad. Vera ’s fine chopped potatoes, veggies, and eggsabsorb the delicate taste of carefully prepared, gourmet dressing.No tasteless chunks of potatoes in this one … promise 

  • Lentils Salad - lentils as you might not know them. Tasty!

  • Broccoli Gourmet Salad - surprisingly delicious even for those who don’t love broccoli. Fun stuff such as raisins, bacon, honey roasted pecans etc.





Behind the closed door  dine and wine experience

examples of hors d'oeuvres and starters:



  • Salmon Tartar  - served on crispy bruschetta’s or with flatbreads

  • Chef Vera’s Rolletinis  - herbed cream cheese, smoked salmon and freshly sautéed spinach w garlic, wrapped in thin crepes

  • Petite Filet Mignon - with roasted root vegetable mousse, sprinkled with Chimichurri sauce

  • Chef Vera’s Own Shrimp Criolli - served warm in mini bread rolls or martini glasses

  • Ahi Poke tuna - served with spicy cucumber salad and avocado mousse

  • Chef Vera’s Own Gourmet Pâté - chicken, pork or duck delicious pâté prepared with Champagne or Cognac, served with cranberry reduction

  • Beet Pralines - marinated thin slices of beets stuffed with goat cheese

  • Roasted Peppers and Eggplant Dip - Chef Vera’s own sensational dip for gourmet lovers

  • Stuffed Mushrooms - an absolute favorite of parties! Italian sausage stuffed mushrooms, leeks and other chef’s yummy secrets

  • Beef Wellington - served with Béarnaise Sauce, Filet Mignon pieces wrapped in pastry dough with mushroom reduction

  • Smoked Fish Mousse- served as a dip or in mini filo baskets, Chef Vera’s own recipes for super tasty bites

  • Petite Crab Cakes- with lime aioli sauce and/or  mango salsa

  • Peperonata con Bruschetta - Sweet Pepper Toasts

  • Seafood Party Salad - with crabmeat, shrimp, calamari, anise, herbs and superb white champagne vinaigrette

  • Greek Party Tomatoes - with marinated feta cheese and cured Calamata olives

  • Wrapped Asparagus - in Prosciutto or Smoked Salmon

  • FlatBreads - with caramelized onions, herbs, parmesan and truffle oil

  • Barquito de Anchoa - Spanish Canoes - crowd-pleasing tapa with Spanish Boquerones (marinated white anchovies) served in endiveleaves with crispy pepper salad

  • Caprese Salad Skewers - deconstructed Caprese salad served on cocktail straw skewers

  • Lebanese Hummus Plate- made from organic chickpeas, served with garlic, olive oil, and mint

  • Tortilla Patata Española - one of the most popular Spanish tapas

  • Gazpacho Shots - popular Spanish tapa - cold delicacy freshly prepared from seasonal veggies

  • Mini Crab Rolls - made with thinly rolled country bread gives this favorite a lovely crunch

  • Chicken and Crunchy Slaw - on endive leaves

  • Chorizo Tapa  - Spanish sausage slowly braised in red Rioja wine, served with crusty baguette for dipping Wild Mushroom Crostini


  • shish Kebab  - lamb cocktail meatballs with Mediterranean spices served with Eggplant Hash and Tzatziki Sauce

  • Smoked Salmon Crostini - with Crème Fraiche

  • Chicken Wings -marinated in spices and olive oil, baked to perfection with different dipping sauces

  • Juicy Cocktail Meatballs - toothpick served cocktail meatballs with dipping sauces

  • Little Heart Shaped Egg Frittatas - great for a brunch, with variety of fillings

  • Baked Artichoke Dip - prepared with artichokes, spinach, parmesan, garlic and other goodies


  • Wild Mushrooms Strudel- with fresh herbs, mushrooms, eggs, spring spinach, and cheese