Catering

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Catering 2018-05-25T18:01:33+00:00

With our freshly prepared, delicious rustic Italian menu and
exceptional service, we will create the perfect culinary
experience. Our menu options include the famous chicken
cacciatore and chicken ravioli brought over from Italy, by Leda
Commellini in 1918. We are excited to share the rich and colorful
history of Commellini’s and to provide a unique and
contemporary menu you will rave about.
~The Seghetti Family

Why Choose Us

  • We use only the freshest and highest quality ingredients and make everything from scratch
  • Presentation is always tasteful and beautiful.
  • We offer plated dinners, buffet style menus, family style, appetizer stations, cocktail party menu’s, dessert stations and cocktail and wine bars.
    • Family Style dinning is Commellini’s signature method of serving food in which serving dishes are placed on the dining table,  allowing guests to select what they wish and to serve themselves. This dining style is  the most intimate and conducive to conversation. 
  • We take care of all the details so you can actually relax and enjoy your own event
  • We provide a team of staff who are polished, genuinely warm and always professional

Event Menu

This is our event menu list. This is simply a display of what we have to offer, not all that we have to offer.  All of our menu items are fully customizable. Menu items may be served individually plated, family style or buffet style, appetizer “stations” or passed appetizers. Gluten free and vegan menus are available. Prices are dependent upon guest count, style of service, and combination of menu selections. Please call 509.466.066.7 or email info@commelliniestate.com for pricing.

Breakfast Buffet

All Breakfast Buffets meals include assorted fruit juices, freshly brewed coffee regular and decaffeinated, and herbal and black teas
Choose ONE of the following:
Nonna’s Zeppoles our Italian donuts are fried golden sprinkled with sugar and served with red wine syrup, salted caramel, and chocolate espresso dipping sauces
Fruit Salad assortment of seasonal fruit and topped with fresh lemon whip cream
Citrus Fennel Salad orange, grapefruit, and shaved fennel bulbs served in a light citrus basil dressing and topped with toasted almonds
Herb- Roasted Organic Potatoes

Choose TWO of the following:
Ragu Scramble scrambled eggs and Leda Commellini’s famous meat sauce sprinkled with shaved parmesan reggiano and served with toasted ciabatta
Italian Egg Scramble house-made Italian ground sausage, mozzarella cheese, tomato, sautéed mushroom
Frittata homemade Italian sausage, mushrooms, spinach, onion, garlic, fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheese frittata
Rustic Baked French Toast served with fresh orange and spiced red wine syrup on the side
Pane Al Forno Commellini Estate’s style french toast with an espresso whipped cream, toasted walnut, pancetta, and maple syrup

Enhance your breakfast
Mini Frittatas
Homemade Italian sausage
Scones & Jam

Stationary Appetizers

Rustic Italian Platter:  with cured Italian meats, fresh cheeses, mixed Greek olives, artichokes, and vine ripened tomatoes.

Gourmet Cheese Display a variety of fresh cheeses with grape clusters and assorted crackers

Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display a seasonal variety of fresh fruit served with fresh Whipped Cream and chocolate dipping sauce

Vegetable Crudites crisp, fresh seasonal vegetables served with roasted garlic cream cheese, spicy hummus, and ranch dressing.

Wild Mushroom Ravioli with White Wine Alfredo and Parmesan

Bruschetta Display, Commellini Bruschetta, Caprese bruschetta, and Goat Cheese and Olive tapenade bruschetta.

Apertivo Display, assorted bread served with the following homemade sauces, Olive Tapenade, Artichoke Intingolo and Garlic Hummus.

Polpette Di Lesso pan-fried homemade meatballs rolled in Parmesan and breadcrumbs

Jumbo Prawns Display served with a zesty cocktail sauce

Tray-passed Appetizers

  Crostini and Bruschetta
Two and three bite toasted and sliced baguette bread with rustic toppings


Commellini’s Bruschetta fresh tomatoes, garlic, onions, and parsley
Caprese Bruschetta tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese, and basil garnished with a house-made balsamic reduction
Bruschetta with Goat Cheese and Olive Tapenade olives, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, and fresh basil topped with goat cheese
Asparagus Bruschetta garlic asparagus, prosciutto, and black olives topped with parmesan cheese
Bruschetta Pizzaiola Gina’s vegetable marinara with fresh melted mozzarella
Shaved Roasted Beef with caramelized onions
Pulled Chicken Cacciatore a twist on the famous dish served with button mushrooms
Lemon Ricotta crostini with honey drizzle
Chef Choice Bruschetta let our expert chefs tantalize and surprise you and your guests with a seasonal bruschetta

Vegetable Based Bites
Fresh vegetables and fruit used to hold seasonal gourmet creations


 Italian Sausage Stuffed Mushroom fresh mushrooms are stuffed with Italian sausage, onions, and parmesan cheese
Formaggio Stuffed Mushrooms fresh mushrooms are stuffed with our house cheese blend
Roasted Bell Pepper Hummus served in a cucumber cup
Roasted Garlic Cream Cheese served in a cucumber cup and garnished with crumbled prosciutto

Skewers
Wooden skewers hold these local ingredients

Caprese Skewers cherry tomatoes, fresh mozzarella cheese skewered between fresh basil leaves and garnished with balsamic reduction
Lemon Caper Chicken Skewers
Goat Cheese Steak and potato skewers
Arancini Di Rosso crispy fried risotto balls filled with salami, prosciutto, and Italian cheeses and seasonings served with house marinara
Polpette Di Lesso pan-fried homemade meatballs rolled in parmesan and breadcrumbs
Eggplant Caprese Skewers with a splash of marinara

Crowd Forming Appetizers
Italian Meatball Slider with Gina’s marinara, pesto, mozzarella, and caramelized onions
Jumbo Prawns served in a shot glass with a zesty cocktail sauce

Soups

Mushroom: gently sautéed fresh mushrooms in a sherry cream broth. 

Tomato Bisque: fresh tomatoes, carrots, zucchini, onions, and garlic in a tomato cream bisque.

Zuppa Toscanna: A hearty soup typical of the Tuscany region.

 

Salads

Commellini House Salad: antipasta salad with salami, artichokes, olives, lettuce, and onions served with a house vinaigrette dressing

Panzanella Salad:bread, cucumbers, onions, bell peppers are served with a house vinaigrette dressing

 La Caprese: fresh mozzarella, sliced tomato, and fresh basil are served on a toasted baguette and topped with a vinegar reduction

 Garden Salad: fresh field greens served with an olive oil and vinegar dressing

 Caesar Salad: romaine lettuce, homemade croutons, and Caesar dressing

 Penne Pasta Salad: penne, cucumbers, tomatoes, peppers, onions, and olives served with a house vinaigrette dressing and parmesan cheese

Orzo Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, arugula, and feta

 

Sides

Roasted Vegetables seasonal roasted vegetables
Garlic Mashed Potatoes garlic infused mashed potatoes
Roasted Potatoes garlic roasted potatoes
Bread & Garlic fresh assorted bread is served with a roasted garlic clove
Risotto creamy wild mushroom risotto
Spaghetti with Leda’s famous meat sauce
Linguine with creamy white wine spinach alfredo sauce

 

Pastas

Wild Mushroom Ravioli with white wine alfredo and parmesan
Chicken Piccatta tender chicken breast sautéed in a lemon caper sauce and served over a bed of linguini
Chicken Parmesan pan-fried chicken breast baked with our homemade marinara sauce and fresh parmesan cheese served over pasta
Eggplant Parmesan pan-fried eggplant parmesan baked with our homemade marinara sauce and fresh parmesan cheese served over pasta
Meatballs Leda’s homemade ground meatballs served over spaghetti
Pesto Penne fresh basil and parsley pesto served over penne pasta
Gnocchi fresh potato gnocchi served with your choice of sauce the following sauces: spicy, marinara, pesto, Leda’s famous meat sauce, white wine alfredo, and brown-butter sage
Spaghetti Bar Spaghetti served with your choice of 3 of the following sauces: Gina’s marinara, basil pesto, Leda’s famous bolognese meat sauce, Albert’s white wine alfredo, spinach white wine alfredo, and brown-butter sage
Pasta Elegante – Build Your Own Pasta Bar enchant every guest with this crowd pleaser. Your guest will choose the following at the buffet table:
Pasta: choice of spaghetti, penne, and assorted spinach, tomato fusilli
Sauce: choice of Gina’s marinara and Albert’s white wine alfredo
Meat: grilled chicken, Italian sausage, Genoa salami
Veggies: caramelized onions, seasonal roasted veggies, and kalamata olives
Toppings: parmesan cheese, red pepper flakes, and roasted garlic

Pizza Buffet

Our pizza’s are 16’ medium crust and come with our cheese blend of mozzarella and Parmesan. Inquire for topping selection.

Lasagna

Lasagna Trio layers and layers of lasagna pasta with spicy marinara sauce, Italian sausage, our homemade three cheese blend, covered with mozzarella and baked to perfection
Vegetable Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Red Bell Peppers, and Onions with Gina’s marinara sauce
Ground Beef and Caramelized Onion with Leda’s meat sauce
Grilled Chicken Breast, Fresh Spinach with Albert’s white wine alfredo sauce
Roasted Butternut Squash, Caramelized Onions & Garden Fresh Spinach with Gina’s marinara sauce
Roasted Eggplant with Gina’s marinara sauce
Italian Sausage, Genoa Salami, Olive, & Fresh Mushrooms with Gina’s marinara sauce
Prosciutto, Grilled Chicken, Sundried Tomato, and Artichoke with Albert’s white wine alfredo sauce
Hearty Vegetable with Gina’s marinara sauce

Main Dishes

Chicken Cacciatore tender legs and thighs of chicken, braised in red wine and served with button mushrooms
Italian Herb Chicken tender herb and garlic marinated and grilled chicken
Prosciutto Stuffed Chicken Breast tender marinated baked chicken breast stuffed with asparagus, prosciutto, and provolone cheese
New York Steak tender steak rubbed in a secret family garlic seasoning
Goat Cheese Ribeye tender ribeye served with garlic and a goat cheese herb butter
Sautéed Rosemary Salmon with a lemon and rosemary compound butter and white wine
Baked Salmon tuscan crusted baked salmon

 Sandwiches: roast beef and Swiss on multi-grain, ham and cheddar on rye, turkey and provolone on a croissant. Served with dijon mustard, honey mustard, mayonnaise, and garlic aioli

 

Dessert:

Truffles: assorted rich and creamy dark chocolate truffles rolled in almonds, coconut, cocoa, or chocolate toffee

 Italian cookies: assorted Italian cookies including pizzelle, and biscotti

 Gelato: Italian ice cream. Flavors: Tahitian Vanilla, Dark Choc, Pistachio, Café Mocha, Spumoni, Double Dutch Choc, Mackinaw Island fudge, Crème de Menthe, Raspberry Swirl, Bourbon Caramel Ginger Snap

 Italian Hot Fudge Sunday: gelato served with a rolled pizzelle cookie stuffed with hot fudge.

Budino di Cioccolato: Italian crumbly bittersweet chocolate cake served with stracciatella gelato

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries: fresh strawberries dipped in milk chocolate and decorated with white chocolate swirls

Assorted Cookies: Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal Raisin, White Chocolate Macadamia 

Nonna’s Zeppoles: Our Italian donuts are fried golden sprinkled with sugar and served with red wine syrup,
salted caramel, and chocolate espresso dipping sauces

Raising the Bar:

S’more Bar
Similar to a usual s’mores, we have graham crackers, marshmallows, and chocolate.
Marshmallows can be quickly toasted over a small flame, and the chocolate varies from
classic chocolate bar to peanut butter cups, and more.
Candy Bar
Glass jars are filled to the brim with brightly colored candy that guests that choose from.
Classic favorites to rich chocolates, the options are endless!
Cookie Bar
Fveryone loves a good cookie. You can’t have just one! At this bar, you’ll be able to sample a variety.
Cheese Fondue Station
The richness of melted cheese and delicious dippings make this a crowd favorite. You’ll
get a few options of cheese sauces, along with fresh ingredients from the season to provide the best!
Chocolate Fondue Station
A classic favorite. We provide a milk, dark, and white chocolate fondue sauces that can
have a range from cookies to fruit for guests to mix and match and dip in.
Olive Oil and Vinegar Station
For a classier touch during your meal, we provide various olive oils and vinegars that
guests can choose to dip rustic bread in. We mix and craft the olive oils and vinegars
ourselves to have unique flavors such as white truffle oil and a berry vinegar. Simple, yet
delicious.
Hot Chocolate Station
Not your average hot chocolate, we provide mix-ins that make this a jazzier version of hot
chocolate that is a great way to end your meal.

 

Inquire at info@commelliniestate.com  for more details on these fun and elegant options

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