The Antipasti party consists of lots of options, we usually ask people to choose 15 and up.
Vegetable antipasti - Grilled peppers, marinated olives, caprese mushroom melts, spinach potato frittata, warm goat cheese in baby tomatoes, marinated goat cheese, peste cheese ball, olive spread, zucchini sticks with spicy pepper sauce, coponata, ricotta on toasts, fava beans with pecorino
Bread antipasti - buschetta with garlic, tomato bruschetta, mushroom marsalad bruschetta, bruschetta with gorgonzola cheese and fresh figs, roasted pepper and goat cheese bruschetta, bruschetta with swiss chard and pecorino cheese, mini pizzas, grissini, tuscan liver crostini
Seafood Antipasti - Shrimp capri, procini sea scallops with tomato sauce, fried calamari, sauteed clams in tomato sauce, shrimp scampi, clams with spicy meats, breaded mussels, mussels in garlic butter sauce, cured salmon, grilled seafood salad, mussels in pernod sauce and garlic orange shrimp
Full Italian meal - choose at least 4/5 from the antipasti menu as appetizers, or a delicious soup. Choose 2/3 entrees and 2/3 desserts for a great meal.
Soups – Pasta or chickpea soup, rice and eggplant soup, barley soup, pea soup, lentil and rice and spinach soup, pasta and lentil soup, barley and pea soup, minestone soup or gazpacho soups.
Main entrees - there is a huge selection of pastas, risotto with porcini mushrooms, or shrimp, or red wine, or creamy risotto fontina, or with asparagus, champagne, chicken and more more options with risotto. Spaghetti, penne or other pasta with alfredo sauce, marinara, four cheese sauce, with smoked salmon, or spaghetti with meat balls, mushrooms and many other seclections . There is also stuffed pastas which are delicious meat and cheese ravioli, cannelloni or manicotti both stuffed with meats, cheeses and vegetables and usually served with a marinara or creamy sauce. Polenta is another option. It is cornmeal mush and served with cabbage and sausages, herring, cheese, rabbit sauce, beer sauce and baked polenta with gorgonzola. Fish – usually seafood and grilled fish. Shrimp scampi, mussels and clams al pomodoro – with tomatoes, stuffed cuttlefish, roast fish, grilled fish, lemony fresh tuna, salmon in pastry. Beef and veal – stuffed veal cutlets, braised beef in wine, rich stews, roman oxtail stew, osso bucho, italian styled meat loaf, venetian liver and onions, beef rolls in red wine sauce, stracotto, beef carpaccio, italian meatballs. chicken or duck. Duck in orange sauce, stuffed duck. Vegetables – asparagus parmigiana style, eggplant parmesan, neapolitan stuffed peppers, tomatoey beans, stuffed artichokes, roman salads, vegetable casserole and many more.
Desserts - piemontese chocolate pudding, rice pudding, semolina pudding, gelati and sorbet, italian cheesecake, an italian layer cake, tortes, almond biscotti, and many others