(609) 361.0506 1419 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, NJ 08008

A Little Bite Of Italy

European Market, Gourmet Italian Deli & Pizza

1419 Long Beach Blvd., Surf City, N.J. 08008

Ph# 609.361.0506

First Class Catering Services

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).

♦ 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 & Pastry 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Soups

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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Homemade Cakes

      Available For Any Occasion Upon Request

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • 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

    • Dessert

      ◊ 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

    • Booking Your Party


      To book your next party at A Little Bite of Italy or FRANCIS’, please contact Debra at 609-361-0506