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Winter Menu  by Chef Franco Vitella


FALL WINTER PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES 
 

beef/pork                                                                                                                                            

ULTIMATE SLIDER Cheddar, Crispy Bacon, Onion Marmalade, Potato Rolls, Vitella’s Signature Sauce      

 

STEAK HOUSE BURGER Ground Beef Tenderloin, Gruyere, Onion Ring & Grilled Sourdough, Pickle Slaw**Pair with a Strawberry Shake, Mini Cokes, Peppermint Shake or Loaded Root Beer Float

 

BRAISED SHORT RIB PANINI Fontina, Buttery Pullman Toast

 

BEEF WELLINGTON Mushroom Duxelles & Beef Tenderloin in French Pastry Puff

 

HERB CRUSTED BEEF TENDERLOIN LOLLIPOP Horseradish & Herb Aioli

 

THAI SPICED BEEF SALAD Wonton Crisp & Toasted Sesame

 

GUINNESS BRAISED BEEF SHORT RIB SPOON Served Under Cauliflower-Potato Mash

 

FRANKS IN A PASTRY Grainy Lager Mustard Dip

 

NONNA’S HOMEMADE MEATBALL SUB Plum Tomato Sauce, Grated Parmesan, Micro Basil Leaves

 

FILET MIGNON - BLUE CHEESE IN PASTRY PUFF

 

LOADED CHILI POTS Cheddar, Onions, Tortilla, Sour Cream Mini Black Pots

 

SHEPHERDS PIE Beef, Carrots, Peas, Duchess Whipped Potato, Pie Shell

 

MONTE CRISTO BITE French Toast Batter, Honey Drizzle
 

poultry-lamb

 

BUFFALO CHICKEN SPRING ROLLS Bleu Cheese Dip

 

ROASTED TURKEY PANINI Cranberry Sauce, Brie, Walnut Bread & Sage-Dijon Compound

 

CHICKEN POTSTICKER Lemongrass Scented Ponzu Dipping Sauce

 

WINTER CHICKEN POT PIES

 

DUCK WITH BRANDY & APRICOT IN BEGGARS PURSE

 

CURRY LAMB & RAISIN LOLLIPOP Pistachio Crust

 

HERB CRUSTED LAMB CHOPS French Style with Rosemary Herb Dip

 

THAI CHICKEN SATAY Spicy Bangkok Style Peanut Sauce

 

BABY LAMB CHOPS Braised Balsamic, Garlic, Rosemary

 

BUFFALO CHICKEN celery stick skewers with Gorgonzola Dip

 

HERBED CHICKEN LOLLIPOP Lemon-Herb Aioli  
 

vegetarian                                                                                                                                             

 

FRENCH ONION SOUP BON BONS Gruyere Cheese, Caramelized Onions in Brioche Bowls

PORTABELLO MUSHROOM CHEESESTEAK SLIDER Sauteed Peppers, Onions, Cheese, Fried Potatoes

 

TRUFFLE CHEDDAR MAC AND CHEESE PIE

 

ASPARAGUS SPEAR & ASIAGO Wrapped in Phyllo

 

BRIE EN CROUTE Warmed Brie & Almonds Wrapped in Phyllo

 

DEEP DISH CHEESE PIZZA
 

BAKED PEAR, ALMOND AND GOAT CHEESE In Phyllo

 

PUMPKIN ARANCINI Mozzarella & Pumpkin Arancini
 

VEGETABLE SUSHI CIGAR Caviar Ash, Chive Soy Dipping Sauce in Black Cigar Box

 

GRILLED CHEESE & CREAMY TOMATO BISQUE SHOTS

 

FIG & GOAT CHEESE CROSTINI

 

RED PEPPER & GOAT CHEESE QUICHE

 

HEIRLOOM TOMATO CAPRESE SLIDER Lemon Olive Oil, Basil, Cucumber, Black Sesame

 

ZUCCHINI BABY CAKE Cream Cheese Frosting & Pea Shoots

 

CARROT-APPLE GINGER GAZPACHO Snow Pea, Drunken Apple Cider Bread Stick

 

WINTER RASPBERRY AND BRIE EN CROUTE

 

BRIE AND POMEGRANATE CROSTINI
 

 

seafood

 

WASABI MACARONS Filled with Smoked Salmon

 

CRAB CAKE SLIDER Petite English Muffin, Jalapeño-Caper Remoulade, Greens COCONUT SHRIMP Citrus Mustard Sauce

 

CRAB "CEVICHE" Citrus Bits, Jalapeno in Cups

 

PAN SEARED SCALLOP & PANCETTA Roast Garlic Creme & Pancetta Crisp 

 

TUNA TARTARE Layered Tomato Avocado Jalapeño in Mini Push Pops

 

LOBSTER POT PIE 
 

vegan                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      

WINTER SQUASH SHOOTER Cinnamon Scented Crème Fraiche

 

HOUSE SEA SALTED ROOT VEGETABLE CHIP CONES

 

VEGGIE ROLL Sesame Soy Glaze & Crushed Wasabi Peas

 

ROOTED VEGETABLE KABOB

 

TWISTED POTATO STICKS herbs & sea salt

 

BRUSCHETTA on crostini

 

OLIVE TAPENADE on crostini
 

gluten free                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

STUFFED NEW POTATO & BACON

 

SOUTHWEST CHILI SALMON SKEWERS

 

BRAZILIAN FILET MIGNON onion, poblano and red peppers on skewer

 

HUMMUS TRIO Cilantro-Lime Hummus, Red Pepper Hummus, Garlic Hummus , Vegetable Sticks                                                                                     

 

SHRIMP COCKTAIL SHOOTERS

 

GLUTEN FREE SLIDER ( GF)  Cheddar, Crispy Bacon, Onion Marmalade, Gluten Free Roll, Vitella’s Signature Sauce

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STATIONS


ASIAN STATION
Thai Chicken Skewers & Beef Teriyaki SkewersLo-Mein in Chinese To-Go Buckets Mini Veggie Egg Rolls with Duck SauceVegetable Potsticker with Lemongrass Scented Ponzu Dipping Sauce

 

THE STEAK HOUSE
Sliced Filet Mignon, Cooked at Medium Rare Temperature Served Au Jus Swirly Fries Skewers, Sea Salted, Horseradish Remoualde Deconstructed Blue Cheese Wedge SaladsCreamed Spinach Spring Rolls

 

MINI ENTREE STATION
Plated Braised Short Ribs under a Garlic Mashed Potato, Veal Reduction Sauce Plated Pan Seared Salmon, Beurre Blanc finish garlic Mashed Potato Under a bed of Sautéed spinachPlated Vegetable Terrine with Goat cheese, Eggplant, Roasted Red Peppers Zucchini Stacked Cous Cous with a Cucumber Spiral

 

SUSHI ROLL STATION
Vegetable Sushi Rolls, Avocado, Carrot, Celery,California Sushi Rolls, Spicy Tuna Sushi rolls, Salmon Sushi Rolls Accompanied with Pickled Ginger, Soy Sauce & Wasabi

 

MEDITERRANEAN STATION

Chicken and Lamb Gyros

Hummus, Tabouli Salad served with Pita, FlatbreadsWhipped Feta, Bruschetta, Olive TapenadeGrilled Vegetable Platter
 

SLIDER STATION
Angus Beef Burgers & Black Bean Burgers with Brioche
Fixings: Tomatoes, Sweet and Sour Pickle Slaw, Dill Pickles, Caramelized Onions, Crispy Bacon, Ketchup/Mustard
Swirly Fried Potatoes on a Stick

 

More stations available

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BUFFET MENU
 

SALADS

BABY SPINCH AND FRISEE Figs, Pomegranate Seeds & White Balsamic Dressing

 

MIXED WINTERY GREENS Red Onion, Halved Cherry Tomato, Citrus Herb Vinaigrette
 

FALL PEAR SALAD Caramelized Pear, Arugula, Radicchio, Endive, Parmesan, Pear Vinaigrette
 

CAESAR SALAD Romaine, Anchovy-Caesar Dressing, Parmesan, Brioche Crouton
 

CHOPPED KALE SALAD Broccoli, Sprouts, Chicory, Dry Cranberries, Pumpkin Seeds, Poppyseed Dressing

PASTA-RISOTTO


 

SHORT RIB RAGU Gemelli Pasta
 

FARMHOUSE CHEDDAR MAC & CHEESE
 

BUTTERNUT SQUASH RISOTTO
 

RIGATONI BOLOGNESE Rigatoni Pasta with a Tomato Meat Sauce
 

TORTELLINI ALFREDO Parmesan Cream Sauce
 

PENNE ALLA VODKA
 

WILD MUSHROOM RAVIOLI Chive Cream Sauce, Parmesan Cheese
 

PUMPKIN RAVIOLI Sage Brown Butter, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds & Dried Cranberries
 

SHRIMP SCAMPI RAVIOLI
Accompanied with Red Pepper Flakes & Grated Parmesan Cheese

POULTRY ENTREE

                                                
CHICKEN BREAST STUFFED WITH CRANBERRY AND BRIE Champagne Sauce
            
CHICKEN CORDON BLEU Rolled Chicken Cutlet, Black Forest Ham, Swiss Cheese, Creme Sauce    
    
CHICKEN BREAST Sautéed Artichokes, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, White Wine Sauce

CHICKEN PARMESAN Chicken Cutlet, Melted Mozzarella, Basil Plum Tomato Sauce     

CARVED ROASTED TURKEY Homestyle Gravy Trimmings


BEEF-PORK ENTREE

                             
CARVED BEEF OF TENDERLOIN Medium Rare Temperature, Horseradish Crème

 

AUTUMN BRAISED SHORT RIB Three Mustard Jus
 

CARVED PORK LOIN  Bourbon Glaze
 

NONNA’S HOMEMADE MEATBALLS Basil Plum Tomato Sauce
 

CARVED BAKED HAM Whole Grain Dijon Mustard


VEGETARIAN OR SEAFOOD ENTREE
( choose one )
                             
EGGPLANT PARMESAN Eggplant Cutlet, Mozzarella, Basil Plum Tomato Sauce

 

EGGPLANT ROLLATINI Herbed Ricotta Basil Plum Tomato Sauce
 

PORTABELLO MUSHROOM STEAK Balsamic Reduction
 

HERB CRUSTED SALMON White Wine Lemon-Roasted Tomato and Capers
 

MUSSELS MARINARA OR WHITE WINE GARLIC SAUCE
 

CRAB CRUSTED TILAPIA Capers, Kalamata Olives, Sautéed Artichokes

WINTER BUFFET INCLUDES:
GRILLED TUSCAN VEGETABLES  or  HERB ROASTED POTATOES, CARROTS & ONIONS
ARTISAN ROLLS & BUTTER BUDS

passed dessert

GLUTEN FREE MOUSSE CUPS  Tiramisu Mousse, Chocolate Ganache with Chocolate Mousse, Lemon Crumble with Lemon Zest, Raspberry Sponge with Vanilla Ice Cream, Raspberry Puree and Pistachio

 

ASSORTED FRENCH MACARONS Raspberry, Hot Chocolate, French Vanilla, Pistachio, Coffee, Lemon Meringue
 

CARAMEL APPLE & GOAT CHEESE Walnut, Goat Cheese Phyllo Beggars Purse
 

ITALIAN DONUTS Butterscotch-Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sauce
 

LITTLE PUMPKIN & RICOTTA CHEESE PIE
 

MINI APPLE CRUMB PIE
 

SWEET POTATO PIE WITH CHARRED MARSHMALLOW
 

HOT COCOA ICE CREAM CONES

 

MINI FIGGY PUDDING SHOOTERS
 

BROKEN PEPPERMINT CHOCOLATE BARS    



 

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