(609) 361.0506

A Little Bite Of Italy

European Market, Gourmet Italian Deli & Pizza
1419 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, N.J. 08008
Ph# 609.361.0506

We provide first­ class catering services (both on and off premises) for the following events on Long Beach Island and the surrounding New Jersey shore locations. We offer an intimate in­-house dining area that seats 30 – ­35 (approximately 10 tables).

1st Class Catering Services

Our Catering Services Includes:

Weddings (Indoor and Outdoor)
Graduations
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
Communions
Birthdays
Fundraisers
Conferences
Holiday Celebrations
Baby and Bridal Showers
Family Reunions
Funerals and Life Celebrations
High Tea

Our Catering Services Includes:

Menus Prepared By Our Classically Trained Executive French Chef
Seated Dinners, Cocktail Parties & Buffets
Custom Menu Consulting & Building
Chef Service, Butlers, Wait Staff & Bartenders
Linens, Glassware, Silverware, China & Specialty Rental Coordination
Day­ of Services
Gourmet Desserts
Venue Consulting & Event Planning
Floral Design, Table Decor & Photographer Coordination

Booking Your Party

To book your next party at A Little Bite of Italy or FRANCIS’,
please contact Debra.

On Premises Catering Includes

(but is not limited to):

Appetizers

Smoked Salmon Rolls with Avocado & Lime
Marinated Salmon & Potato Blinis
Tartlets of Fois Gras & Onion Chutney
Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto
Shrimp Cocktail
Melon with Prosciutto
Melon with Smoked Duck Breast
Clams Casino
Prawn Skewers with Chili Sauce
Fresh Grilled Calamari over Broccoli Rabe & Roasted Red Peppers
Oysters with Prosciutto & Balsamic Vinegar
Oysters with Tarragon
Tuna Tartare with Ginger
Mussels with Bloody Mary Sauce
Traditional Bruschetta
Roasted Red Pepper & Fresh Mozzarella on Toast
Italian Antipasti

Desserts

Assorted Italian & French Pastries
Profiterole
Italian Cheesecake
Tiramisu
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Walnut Tart
Apple Tartin
Apple Tart
Blueberry & Raspberry Tart
Strawberry Tart
Pignoli Cake
Strawberry Shortcake
Crème Bruleè
Chocolate Mousse
Assorted Cookies

Meat

Sirloin Strip Steak, Peppercorn Sauce, Pommes Darphi, & Spinach
Braised Tenderloin of Pork, Orange Gastric Sauce, Potato Confit & Spinach
Breast of Duck, Orange Gastric or Grape Sauce, Pommes Paillason, & Broccoli Rabe
Duck Confit with Savoy Cabbage, Chestnuts, & Smoked Bacon
Veal Marsala Medallions, Homemade Tagliolini, Peas, & Prosciutto
Stuffed Chicken with Mushrooms, Tarragon Sauce, Bayaldi, Roasted Yukon Potatoes, & Herbs
Chicken or Veal Francaise, Piccata, Parmigiana, Marsala

Salads

Salad Gourmande – Mixed Greens, Smoked Duck Breast, Fois Gras, Apple, Walnut Dressing
Arugula, Pears, & Shaved Pecorino Romano with Lemon Vinaigrette
Spinach Salad with Citrus, Pan Seared Shrimp, & Dentelle Parmigiana
Mixed Greens with Warm Goat Cheese, Red Beets & Creamy Cherry Vinegar Sauce

Seafood

Pan Seared Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto, Caramelized Endive & Asparagus
Fillet of Red Mullet, Clams, Ragout of Vegetables with Crustacean Couli
Marinated Grilled Salmon Cutlets, Yukon Potatoes & Leeks in a Lemon Beurre Blanc Sauce with Dill
Seared Cod Fish in Garlic Confit & Champagne Vinegar, Grilled Yukon Potatoes & Asparagus
Pan Seared Cod Fish with Prosciutto & Clams, Garlic Confit & Choudre of Vegetables
Ragout of Monkfish Mediterranean, Rice Pilaf
Braised Monkfish with Prosciutto & Clams, Garlic Confit & Choudre of Vegetables
Ragout of Monkfish Mediterranean, Rice Pilaf
Paella with Choice of Seafood
Poached Flounder & Little Neck Clams, Seasonal Vegetables & Hollandaise Sauce
Grilled Jumbo Prawns with Whiskey Flambe
Saffron Rice Bouillabaisse

Vegetables

Eggplant Rollantini
Eggplant Parmigiana
Broccoli Rabe Sautéed in Fresh Garlic & Olive Oil
Spinach
String Bean Almandine
Rice Pilaf
Broccoli Sautéed in Fresh Garlic & Olive Oil
Braised Carrots with Orange, Hazelnuts, Thyme, & White Wine
Bayaldi: Roasted Eggplant, Tomato, & Zucchini
Grilled Yukon Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Pommes Darphin
Pommes Jackson – Double Stuffed Potatoes

Homemade Cakes

Available For Any Occasion Upon Request

Off Premises Catering Includes

(but is not limited to):

Appetizers

Traditional Bruschetta
Fresh Mozzarella & Roasted Red Peppers on Toast
Sliced Avocado & Coconut on Toast
Goat Cheese & Tomato Tarts
Rice Balls
Chicken Fingers
Mini Hot Dogs
Mini Meatballs
Chicken, Beef & Shrimp Skewers or Kabobs
Variety of Cheese Canapés
Variety of Vegetable Canapés
Stuffed Mushrooms
Vegetable Crudité
Italian Antipasti
Imported or Domestic Cheeses & Fruit
Melon & Prosciutto

Desserts

Fruit Tarts Strawberry, Mixed Berry, Apple, Walnut
Chocolate/Coffee Éclairs
Cream Puffs, Napoleons
Plain & Chocolate Covered Cannolis
Chocolate Mousse Cake with Strawberries
Carrot Cake
Strawberry Shortcake
Flourless Chocolate Cake
Crème Brulee
Chocolate Mousse
Tiramisu
Italian Cheesecake
Variety of Cookie Trays

Meat

Veal/Chicken Marsala
Veal/Chicken Francais
Veal/Chicken Piccata
Veal or Chicken Parmigiana
Veal/Chicken Bruschetta
Turkey Breast and Gravy
Meat Balls
Hot & Sweet Sausage
Sirloin in Brioche
Braised Pork Tenderloin with Orange Gastric Sauce
Roast Beef with Bordelaise Sauce

Salads

Arugula, Pears & Shaved Pecorino Romano, with Lemon Vinaigrette
Caprese: Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, Pesto, with Balsamic Vinaigrette
Mixed Greens Garden Salad
Caesar Salad (with Chicken, Shrimp, Sirloin)
Spinach Salad with Citrus & Grilled Shrimp
Salade Nicoise
Pasta Salad
Yukon Potato Salad
Macaroni Salad
Cole Slaw
Fresh Mozzarella, Red Onion & Tomato

Seafood

Raw Seafood Bar
Oysters, Prosciutto & Balsamic
Clams Casino
Clams Oreganata
Mussels Marinara
Scallops Wrapped in Prosciutto or Bacon
Shrimp Cocktail
Tuna Tartare
Salmon Tartare
Fresh Grilled Calamari with Broccoli Rabe & Roasted Peppers
Smoked Salmon Rolls with Avocado & Lime

Pastas

Lobster Ravioli
Shrimp Scampi
Linguini & Clam Sauce
Mussels Marinara
Cheese Ravioli
Penne Vodka
Baked Ziti
Lasagna Bolognese
Lasagna Vegetarian
Tortellini Alfredo
Angel Hair Marinara
Spaghetti Bolognese
Spaghetti Carbonara

Soups

Lobster Bisque
New England Clam Chowder
Fish Soup with Crab
Gazpacho
Italian Wedding Soup

Vegetables

Sausage, Peppers and Onions
Broccoli
Variety of Grilled Vegetables
Broccoli Rabe
Eggplant Parmigiana
Eggplant Rollatini
String Bean Almandine
Rice Pilaf
Grilled Yukon Potatoes with Fresh Herbs
Ratatouille
Braised Carrots with Orange & Thyme

Homemade Cakes

Available For Any Occasion Upon Request