Hospitality and Cocktail Hour Menus2017-08-29T18:21:56+00:00
  • To precede a Buffet or Served Dinner and during the first hour of the party as the guests are arriving:

    • A Display Table of Artisanal Cheeses, Fresh Fruit and Crackers plus an Assorted Crudité of Raw Vegetables with Creamy Ranch Dip
    • A Selection of Our Butler Served Hors D’Oeuvres, Some Examples: Arancini, Crab Cakes, Fried & Coconut Shrimp, Tomato Bruschetta, Cocktail Franks, Mini Cheeseburger Sliders, Spanakopita, Raspberry & Brie in Filo, Mini Calzones, Savory Flatbreads, Chicken Marsala En Croute, Miniature Cuban Panini, Mac N’ Cheese Fritters, Mini Empanadas (Chipotle Chicken & Black Bean), Tiny Tacos, Mini French Onion Soup Gratins, Spicy Pork Sopes, Spring Rolls, Tandoori Chicken Skewers, Goat Cheese Blinis with Apple or Pear Compote, Mini Cuban Paninis

    San Carlo’s Cocktail Hour – $16.00/Person

    To precede a Served Dinner and during the first hour of the party as the guests are arriving:

    • A Display Table of Artisanal Cheeses, Fresh Fruit and Crackers plus an Assorted Crudité of Raw Vegetables with Creamy Ranch Dip
    • Chef’s Selection of Our Butler Served Hors D’Oeuvres, Some Examples: Arancini, Crab Cakes, Fried & Coconut Shrimp, Tomato Bruschetta, Cocktail Franks, Mini Cheeseburger Sliders, Spanakopita, Raspberry & Brie in Filo, Mini Calzones, Savory Flatbreads, Chicken Marsala En Croute, Miniature Cuban Panini, Mac N’ Cheese Fritters, Mini Empanadas (Chipotle Chicken & Black Bean), Tiny Tacos, Mini French Onion Soup Gratins, Spicy Pork Sopes, Spring Rolls, Tandoori Chicken Skewers, Goat Cheese Blinis with Apple or Pear Compote, Mini Cuban Paninis
    • Choice of One Cold Display
    • Italian Cold Antipasto Table

    An assortment of Italian Cured Meats (Sopressata, Prosciutto, Salami, Mortadella), Artisanal Cheeses (Fresh Mozzarella, Provolone), Vegetables (Sun Dried Tomatoes, Roasted Peppers, Marinated Mushrooms), Flat Breads, Bruschetta and Cannellini Herb Spread

    • Medley of Fresh Assorted Seasonal Salads Table

    Chefs Choice of Seasonal Salads, Israeli Couscous, Spinach Salad with Feta, Eggplant Caponata & Roasted Pepper and Herb with Flat Breads, Bruschetta & Cannellini Herb Spread

    • Smoked Salmon Display

    Thinly Sliced Smoked Salmon Served with Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs, Red Onions, Capers, Sliced Black Olives and Rye & Pumpernickel Bread

    • Seafood Raw Bar*

    Assortment of Raw Oysters, Clams, Colossal Crab & Cocktail Shrimp; Served with Cocktail Sauce, Horseradish and Mignonette

    • Choice of Two Hot Stations
    • Carving Station – Choice of Two

    Roast Pork Loin, Stuffed Pork Loin, Whole Turkey, Pepper Crusted Turkey Breast, Leg of Lamb, Virginia Ham, Beef Sirloin, Stuffed Veal Breast, Corned Beef, Pastrami, Tenderloin of Beef*, Prime Rib*, Rack of Lamb*, Tuna Loin*

    • Pasta Station – Choice of Two

    Penne Vodka, Farfalle Filetto di Pomodori, Tortellini alla Panna, Cavatelli with Broccoli, Linguine with Clam Sauce, Orecchiette with Pesto Sauce.  Comes with an Assortment of Vegetables for Guests to add to any of the Pastas

    • Shrimp Sauté Station*

    Shrimp Scampi and Shrimp Fra Diavolo, Cooked to Order

    • Slider Station – Choice of Three

    Traditional Beef Cheeseburger, Spicy Pulled Pork, Italian Meatball, Buffalo Chicken (with blue cheese dressing), Portabella Cap Stuffed with Mozzarella Cheese (and Caramelized Balsamic Onions)

    • Mashed Potato Bar

    Creamy Mashed Potatoes served in Martini Glasses with toppings including Crispy Pancetta, Sour Cream, Chives, Cheddar Cheese, Crispy Shallots, Bacon and Gravy

    • Southern Comfort Station*

    Cajun Shrimp & Grits with Andouille Sausage and Choice of Either Po’boy Sliders or Mini Lobster Rolls

    • Asian Wok Station

    Comes with an Assortment of Vegetables, Steamed Rice and Asian Noodles, plus your choice of Two Proteins and Two Stationaries:

      • Proteins: Garlic Shrimp and/or Chicken, Spicy Szechuan Beef and/or Shrimp
      • Stationery: Assortment of Pork and/or Vegetable Dumplings (Steamed or Fried), Shrimp Rolls, Sushi/Sashimi*
    • South of the Border Station
    • Your Choice of Two Proteins Cooked to Order: Chicken, Beef, Shrimp or Tofu
    • Served with Black Bean & Corn Salad, Spanish Rice, Tortilla Chips, Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Olives and Jalapenos
    • Crepe Station

    Includes One Savory Station During Dinner Service and One Sweet Station During Dessert Service

    • Savory: Roasted Chicken and Assortment of Vegetables Including Mushrooms, Spinach, Caramelized Onions and Roasted Cherry Tomatoes Cooked to Order with a Brandy Cream Sauce
    • Sweet: Assorted Fresh Fruit, Nutella, Fruit Coulis, Crème Anglaise and Whipped Cream
    • Mediterranean Station

    An Assortment of Cold Delicacies Including Gourmet Olives, Dolmas, Pita Flatbreads with Dips (Baba Ganoush & Hummus), Tabouli & Classic Greek Feta Salad plus the following:

    • Your Choice of Lamb or Chicken Kabobs with Vegetables and a Spiced Yogurt Dipping Sauce
    • Herbed Couscous Pilaf with Almonds and Dried Apricots

Choice of Five Chafing Dishes

PASTA

  • Penne with Ricotta and Tomato Sauce
  • Penne with Vodka Sauce
  • Jumbo Stuffed Shells
  • Farfalle Filetto di Pomodori
  • Rigatoni Bolognese
  • Cavatelli with Broccoli, Olive Oil & Garlic
  • Cavatelli with Broccoli Rabe
  • Homemade Manicotti
  • Tortellini alla Panna
  • Vegetarian Lasagna
  • Orecchiette with Pesto Sauce
  • Gemelli all’ Amatriciana
  • Rigatoni d’ Argenio
  • Fusilli Carbonara

VEGETABLES

  • Eggplant Parmigiana
  • Eggplant Rollatini
  • Assorted Grilled Vegetables
  • Fresh Mixed Vegetable Medley
  • Stuffed Cabbage
  • Sautéed Broccoli Rabe
  • Fresh Green Beans Almondine
  • Roasted Winter Squash
  • Yellow Squash with Balsamic Glazed Mushrooms
  • Maple Mustard Glazed Vegetables

GRAINS & POTATOES

  • Southern Cheddar Grits with Creole Shrimp & Andouille Sausage
  • Red Bliss Potatoes with Bacon & Onions
  • Red Bliss Potatoes with Rosemary & Butter
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Cheddar
  • Red Bliss Potatoes with Olive Oil & Garlic
  • Potato & Cheese Pierogies, Caramelized Onions
  • Oven Roasted Potatoes
  • Polenta Bolognese
  • Risotto with Wild Mushrooms
  • Risotto with Ground Sausage
  • Risotto with Asparagus & Shrimp
  • Spanish Rice with Andouille Sausage

*An Additional Charge Will Be Applied

CHICKEN

  • Chicken al Vino Bianco
  • Chicken Francese
  • Chicken Cacciatore
  • Lollypop Chicken (Breaded, Teriyaki, Buffalo Wings)
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Roasted Chicken with Apple Mustard Sherry Sauce
  • Chicken Savoy on the Bone
  • Rosemary Roasted Chicken on the Bone
  • Chicken San Carlo (Breaded Boneless Thighs)
  • Chicken or Beef Stir Fry with Asian Vegetables

SEAFOOD

  • Seafood Paella
  • Fried Calamari
  • Rolled Flounder Oreganata over Escarole
  • Zuppa di Clams & Mussels over Shell Pasta
  • Mussels Fra Diavolo
  • Grilled Salmon, Herb Butter
  • Baked Stuffed Tilapia with Spinach, Cream Dill Sauce
  • Tilapia Francese
  • Baked Scrod Casino
  • Monk Fish Fra Diavolo

BEEF & RED MEAT

  • Veal Marsala with Mushrooms
  • Veal and Peppers Cacciatore
  • Italian Sausage with Peppers and Onions
  • Italian Sausage with Broccoli Rabe
  • Kielbasa and Sauerkraut
  • Meatballs in Tomato Sauce
  • Swedish Meatballs
  • Sliced Pork Braciole with Peas and Hard Boiled Egg
  • Beef Tripe with Tomato and Potato
  • Boneless Braised Short Ribs over Parmesan Creamed Spinach
  • BBQ Spare Ribs
  • Beef Stroganoff over Buttered Noodles
  • Boneless Braised Short Ribs over Orzo
  • Marinated Flat Iron Steak, Ragu of Mushrooms
  • Fresh Braised Brisket, Root Vegetables
  • Eye Round Pot Roast, Vegetables and Gravy
  • Sliced Beef Braciole with Peas and Hard Boiled Egg