FALL / WINTER MENU

HORS D’OEUVRES


Hot Artichoke Parmesan Dip
Fresh artichokes, cream cheese, and parmesan harmoniously combined and served with hot with crackers


Caprese Skewers

Fresh basil, mozzarella, and tomato charmingly displayed on rustic skewers

Baked Brie

Brie cheese wheel topped with fruity apricot preserves and wrapped in a homemade puff pastry

Fruit Platter

A variety of sliced seasonal fresh fruit and seasonal berries handsomely displayed on an ornate platter

Italian Stuffed Mushrooms*

Broiled Mushrooms with sweet italian sausage and cream cheese stuffing

Antipasto Skewers*

Grape tomato, salami, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, and kalamata olive displayed on rustic skewers and drizzled in an old fashioned Italian balsamic glaze


Chicken Skewers*

Juicy, tender chicken glazed with bourbon or zesty barbeque sauce

Meat & Cheese Board*

A selection of various sliced meats and cheeses served with assorted crackers

FIRST COURSE

Classic Italian

Field greens with grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, red onion and croutons with Italian vinaigrette

House Salad

Field greens, candied pecans, feta cheese, and pears with balsamic dressing

Caesar Salad

Crisp romaine, grated parmesan, and classic Caesar dressing with garlic croutons

ENTREES

Salmon Roulade*

Hand filleted salmon pinwheels coupled with creamy Florentine stuffing, then baked and topped with a beurre blanc sauce

Cod Florentine

Cod fillets paired with a rich Florentine stuffing, then topped with a white wine

sauce

Herb Encrusted Prime Rib*

Carved by our distinguished chef, then served with caramelized onions, creamy horseradish, and demi glaze

Tuscan Chicken

Baked tender breasts of chicken marinated in basil, olive oil and garlic, topped with Tuscan sauce with bell pepper, onion, and basil

Chicken Marsala

Tender chicken breast topped with a mushroom marsala wine cream sauce

Beef Tri Tip

Tender chunks of tri tip beef marinated, braised, and served in a rich demi glaze sauce

Gourmet Three Cheese Pasta

A traditional favorite! A perfect blend of gourmet cheeses, bacon and tender pasta with our chef’s special touch

ACCOMPANIMENTS

Red Potatoes

Roasted in olive oil and Italian seasonings

Roasted Potato Medley

Sweet potatoes, Yukon Golds, and Reds come together in sweet harmony

Almond Rice Pilaf

Sliced Almonds and herbs mixed with Jasmine rice

Quinoa & Rice Pilaf

Quinoa and rice seasoned with garlic and Basil

Potatoes Romanoff

Sliced Potatoes, Green Onions, Sour Cream, Parmesan Cheese and Spices layered and baked

*The Empress Estate is not a gluten free facility, but we will try to accommodate gluten free requests. Gluten free requests subject to a $3 per person fee.

*Premium selections - additional costs apply or are only available in select packages.