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


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 bisque



Arugula 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



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

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

Butternut ravioli with sage and hazelnut brown butter

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

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



Caramel apple pecan pie with vanilla gelato

Lemon ricotta cake 

Gingerbread cake with vanilla  whipped cream

 Mocha creme brulee with an almond cookie 


Peppermint cheesecake