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Tender chicken cutlets glazed in an orange amaretto sauce over wild rice pilaf with spinach sautéed with garlic and pine nuts

Party traysBalsamic glazed chicken with caramelized onions and sweet peppers on creamy mashed potatoes

Chicken breasts stuffed with brie and caramelized onions served with whipped butternut squash and steamed asparagus

Chicken pieces baked in pesto sauce on a bed of fresh baby spinach with penne and triple red pepper sauce

Arroz con pollo, the traditional Spanish chicken and rice stew, with lots of garlic, peppers and cilantro

Roast TurkeyChicken Saltimbocca, sautéed chicken scallops filled with Prosciutto ham , Fontina cheese and sage leaves served with linguini and broccoli in garlic oil

Greek chicken breasts topped with capers and raisins in feta sauce served with herbed orzo and steamed green beans

Fricase de Pollo (Cuban-Style Chicken Fricassee) – Cuban chicken stew with tomatoes, capers, raisins and olives served with roasted potatoes

Orange Peel Chicken – chicken chunks coated in a sweet and tangy sauce over jasmine rice and stir-fried vegetables

Chicken Tikka – grilled chunks of chicken marinated in traditional Indian yogurt and spice mix and served with basmati rice and curried cauliflower

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Mahogany Beef Stew, slow cooked sirloin pieces with carrots, onions and potatoes in a rich dark sauce flavored with Burgundy and hoisin sauce


Grilled sirloin steak topped with sliced mushrooms braised in Marsala wine with horseradish mashed potatoes and zucchini Italiano

Stuffed Flank Steak - with a choice of stuffings – caramelized onions and gorgonzola, spinach and feta; or goat cheese and herbs served with appropriate sides

Beef Carbonnade, beef cubes and caramelized onions braised in beer served creamy mashed potatoes and peas and carrots

Steak Korean Style – sirloin steak marinated in lots of garlic and soy sauce, sliced and served with jasmine rice and ginger glazed sugar snap peas

Ragu Alla Bolognese with Fettuccine, the classic ragu of Italy's Emilia-Romagna ,rich with meat and tomatoes served with garlic Parmesan bread

Professional Chef services at your homeBeef or Chicken Fajitas, grilled steak or boneless chicken sliced and served with sautéed peppers and onions, pico de gallo sauce, tortillas, Spanish rice and refried beans

Moussaka, traditional layered casserole of eggplant, potatoes and lamb or beef and tomato sauce topped with a rich cheese Béchamel sauce served with dilled baby carrots

Santa Fe Barbecued Brisket - succulent BBQ brisket in a tangy sauce with southwestern corn and beans and soft rolls

Meatloaf like Mom made (or should have), roasted garlic mashed potatoes and green beans amandine

Asian noodles with pan-seared flank steak, dressed with carrots, green onions, cilantro, mint and sugar snap peas and a Thai sauce

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Dilled Pork Stroganoff – tender pork slices and mushrooms in a creamy dill sauce over egg noodles served with sautéed spinach

The right garnish can enhance your next partySlow roasted BBQ Baby Back Ribs in a spicy rub and tangy sauce, served with whipped sweet potatoes and glazed green beans

Sliced pork loin stuffed with spinach, raisins, pine nuts, and garlic served with scalloped potatoes

A casserole of pork chops, rice and peppers baked with tomatoes and Parmesan cheese served with cauliflower au gratin

Freshly-cut beefGrilled ham slices and apple chutney with spicy oven roasted sweet potatoes wedges and peas and pearl onions

Dijon glazed pork tenderloin slices with caramelized apples creamy polenta and sautéed greens

Kung Pao Pork, stir fried tenderloin slices, peppers and nuts, over jasmine rice with sesame sugar snap peas

Fried Italian sausage and peppers in tomato sauce over penne pasta with Italian bread

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Fresh ingredients make delicious dinnersOven Roasted Salmon topped with teriyaki glaze, crunchy pecan topping, mustard chive butter or a horseradish sauce with creamy wasabi mashed potatoes and garlic broccoli

Mexican Sea Bass on a bed of summer squash and topped with tomatoes and onions with spinach and orzo bake

Moroccan Salmon Cakes with Garlic Mayonnaise on creamy polenta with cumin glazed carrots

Caribbean Tilapia or Flounder steamed under a layer of peppers, tomatoes and onions with yellow rice and red beans

Salmon filets stuffed with mascarpone and spinach with roasted vegetables and potatoes

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