dinners . . .

  • Jumbo Lump crabcakes, grilled summer squash, corn soubise
  • Seared Salmon, quinoa tabouleh, baby beets and greens, dijon cream
  • Local Fish, saffron cous cous, shaved celery & dill salad
  • Pan Seared filet, roasted potatoes, grilled asparagus
  • Seared local Tuna, ramen noodles in spinach-miso pesto
  • Grilled Scallops, creamy grits, burst tomatoes in brown butter  
  • Double Cut pork chops, butter roasted sweeted potatoes, fiery green beans
  • Roast Chicken, wild rice, braised kale
  • Bourbon BBQ baby back ribs, warm potato salad, sweet & tangy slaw
  • Shrimp in Garlic sauce, rice and vermicelli pilaf, warm broccoli salad
  • Tempeh Grain bowl - quinoa, seasonal vegetables, ginger dressing

Early Summer

exceptional ingrediants


  • locally sourced NC seafood & produce

  • many herbs and vegetables grown natuRalLy in my own backyard

  • natural/organic meats, pork and poultRy WHEN AVAILABLE

  • gladly accommodate special diets

  • Everything made from scratch - even desserts!

  • Plated, family style or buffet service

  • Contact me to create your family's perfect menu

personal service

sweets . . .

  • Hummingbird cake, grilled pineapple
  • Lemon Meringue pie, strawberry sauce
  • Coconut Cake, brandied cherries
  • White Chocolate mousse, shortbread cookie, berries
  • Triple Chocolate brownie pie, salted caramel sauce, vanilla ice cream
  • Dark Chocolate torte, raspberry sauce, sweet cream

soups & Salads . . .​​

  • Garden Gazpacho, mint pesto
  • Chilled Potato leek soup, dill, pepitas
  • Curried Tomato bisque, cilantro pistou
  • Red Chile shrimp bisque, cornbread croutons
  • Summer Melons & Avocado, ginger dressing, toasted peanuts
  • Spinach & Strawberries, candied pecans, goats cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette
  • Classic Caesar, shaved parmesan, garlic croutons
  • Beets & Arugula, walnuts, feta, orange supremes, pesto vinaigrette




Snacks . . .

  • Tomato Tart, basil pesto, farmers cheese
  • Hommus, Labneh, and roasted red pepper dips, toasted pita
  • Spanish Style meatballs, almond sauce
  • Sweet Onion fritters, honey aioli
  • ​​Roasted & Fried root veggies, whipped tahini
  • Parmesan Gougeres, asparagus & prosciutto
  • Flatbread, Confit tomatoes, arugula, fresh mozzarella
  • Chicken & Avocado arepas, cotija cheese, tomatillo salsa
  • Southern Duo, pimiento cheese & crackers, deviled eggs
  • Tuna Tartare, cucumber rounds