Starters & Salads . . .

  • bruschetta, black eyed pea hummus, spiced pita chips
  • vine ripe tomato tarts, basil pesto
  • chopped salad, grapes, mint, feta, red wine vinaigrette
  • so-cal shrimp cocktail, cucumber, chile-lime salt
  • juicy summer berries, burrata, balsamic reduction, evo & sea salt
  • local tuna & watermelon poke, avocado
  • grilled pizza, goats cheese, basil, charred corn
  • summer melon, bibb lettuce, cotija cheese, smoky honey dijon dressing
  • local fish crudo, arugula pesto, mixed greens
  • sweet corn chowder, smoked shrimp relish
  • garden gazpacho, jumbo lump crab

personal service

A few ideas . . .

of the Sea . . .

  • mattamuskeet crab cakes, corn & asparagus saute, tzatziki sauce
  • pan seared local fish, stewed white beans, pickled summer squash
  • seared scallops, mexican street corn salad,  roasted tomato salsa
  • roast salmon, bulgher salad with baby beets & greens, dijon cream
  • herb crusted & baked local fish, saffron cous cous, "3 bean salad"
  • local shrimp & crab saute, creamy NC grits, burst tomatoes 
  • locally sourced NC seafood & produce

  • many herbs and vegetables grown natuRalLy in my own backyard

  • natural/organic meats, pork and poultRy WHEN AVAILABLE

from the land . . .

  • adobado rubbed flank steak, herbed rice pilaf, fiery green beans
  • jalepeno peach chicken, summer succotash, wilted spinach with bacon vinaigrette
  • hickory smoked spare ribs, nc baked beans, sweet & tangy slaw
  • cider brined & grilled pork chop, the best potato salad, smashed cucumbers
  • perfectly roasted whole beef tenderloin, grill roasted potatoes, horseradish creme fraiche, sliced & salted vine ripe tomatoes
  • I gladly accommodate special diets

  • Everything is made from scratch - even desserts!

  • Plated, family style or buffet service

  • Contact me to create your family's perfect menu

exceptional ingrediants

sweets . . .

  • chewy butterscotch blondie sundaes
  • whipped mocha icebox cake
  • strawberries & cream, angel food cake
  • lemon mascarpone cheese cake
  • dark chocolate & peanut butter pie
  • salted caramel cheesecake