Winter Wonderland Menu

Winter Inspired Menu Items from Chef for Hire LLC

Hors D’oeuvres

Ham and cheddar mini croissants with herb Dijonnaise

Mini beef Wellingtons

Curried pumpkin soup shot

Grape and goat cheese pops with pistachios

Almond crusted chicken skewers with apricot dipping sauce

Prosciutto wrapped figs with balsamic glaze

Mini tomato and fennel cheese tarts

Shrimp three ways with three sauces

Please see our the complete list of offering on the Hors D' oeuvres tab

Soups

Brazilian black bean with avocado crema

Butternut almond bisque

Spicy Manhattan style clam chowder

Loaded lobster bisque with sherry

Hot and spicy Szechwan  seafood soup

Creamy leak and potato

Carrot ginger tahini bisque

 

Salads

Winter greens salad with shaved Parmesan, dry cured olives, polenta croutons, grilled lemons with extra virgin olive oil.

Pressed kale salad with roasted butternut squash toasted walnuts and pomegranate syrup

Hearty greens with grapefruit, blood oranges cucumbers and red onion with  currant vinaigrette

Stuffed portobello mushrooms  with Boursin cheese and crab over mixed greens

 

Entrées

Coffee crusted petite filet of beef with brandied peppercorn sauce,

roasted garlic mashed potatoes and sautéed French green beans with blistered tomatoes and fresh herbs

Roasted beef tenderloin with wild mushroom demi glaze, horseradish mashed potatoes, and wilted spinach

 

Pan seared Halibut with sage hazelnut brown butter, mashed sweet potatoes, sautéed asparagus with garlic

Roasted standing rib roast with mustard and pepper, potato and leek Au Gratin, glazed roasted carrots and rutabaga

Traditional German Sauerbraten with spaezle in brown butter, sweet red cabbage with apples and caraway

Butternut ravioli with sage and hazelnut brown butter

Wild mushroom ragout with creamy cheese polenta and broccoli rabe

Wild caught salmon with smoked paprika, parsnip puree and roasted broccoli

Thai spiced Chilean sea bass with lime coconut broth over scented jasmine rice

Pan seared duck breast with orange and pomegranate glaze, wild rice pilaf and  sautéed Swiss chard

Wild mushroom and spinach strudel with wilted greens

Fruit and brie stuffed pork loin with port and prune demi glaze  roasted new potatoes and  glazed Brussels sprouts

 

Dessert:

Caramel apple pecan pie with vanilla gelato

Lemon ricotta cake

 

Flourless almond torte with clotted amaretto cream

Flourless chocolate cake with Hazelnuts

Gingerbread cake with vanilla  whipped cinnamon  cream

Chocolate lava pudding cakes with orange drizzle

 Mocha crème brulee with an almond cookie 

 

Peppermint cheesecake

Pumpkin cheese cake with gingersnap crust

Please feel free to ask about specialty cakes we can order from our local  bake shop