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

     

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.