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CHEF’S MENUS

OUR BUFFET

MINIMUM 16 PEOPLE

PRIVATE CHEF SERVICE

MINIMUM 1 WEEK

DROP-OFF ITALIAN

FINE FOOD DELIVERY

YOUR WEDDING

WITH US

 

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PERSONAL CHEF COMO LAKE SERVICE JOHANN DESNOUES

SINCE 2007 ON LAKE COMO FOR INTERNATIONAL GUESTS & V.I.P

 

 

 

 

 

IF YOU ARE A GROUP

OF MORE THAN 15 PEOPLE

CONSULT THE PAGE

OF OUR BUFFETS.

 

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

CONFIGURATION MENU

AND CHEF’S DISHES

 

 

 

DOWNLOAD PDF CHEF’S DISHES

WITH CONFIGURATIONS

 

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

For all menus, dishes can be presented on Plates and others presented in family style

For all the main courses, the chef will prepare a side dish with seasonal vegetables suitable for your choice.

For some recipes, vegetables can be presented directly in the dish.

THE PRICE INCLUDE UP TO A CERTAIN NUMBER OF PEOPLE. ASK FOR A QUOTE

 

Food, service, bread, cutlery, tablecloth, napkins and glasses.

THE PRICE NOT INCLUDE

 

Beverage: wine, mineral water, coffee, soda. On request.

Artisanal and local chocolates “ChocoAlpi” and coffee on request + € 2.-per person.

Prices quoted in euro per person. Wine pairing for your menu (optional) CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

GUESTS APPRECIATIONS click here

 

 

 

 

BOOK AT LEAST 2 MEALS DURING YOUR STAY, WE WILL GIVE YOU A 10% DISCOUNT ON THE SECOND MEAL.

(EXCEPT FOR BUFFETS)

 

 

 

 

 

PERSONAL CHEF MENU

CONFIGURATION 1

 

IDEAL FOR WELCOME MENU

OR FAREWELL MENU

 

Same choice of dishes

For all the guests

 

1 STARTER OR 1 PASTA DISH

+

1 MAIN COURSE

VEGETARIAN, FISH OR MEAT

+

1 DESSERT

 

8/+ people: 45.-

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

If you are more than 15 people

You can ask a standing buffet

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

ITALIAN ROMANCE MENU

CONFIGURATION 2

 

IT DOES NOT TAKE ALWAYS A SPECIAL OCCASION

TO PLEASE US, THIS MENU IS FOR YOU!

 

This menu allows all guests table

taste the 2 starters and 2 desserts.

 

2 STARTERS

+

1 PASTA DISH

+

1 MAIN COURSE

VEGETARIAN, FISH OR MEAT

+

2 DESSERTS

 

8/+people: 55.-

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

If you are more than 15 people

You can ask a standing buffet

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

THE PEARL OF LAKE COMO MENU

CONFIGURATION 3

 

THE IDEAL MENU FOR GOURMETS

AND GREAT TIME AS A BIRTHDAY

 

This menu allows all guests table

taste the 8 dishes.

 

2 STARTERS

+

2 PASTA DISHES

+

2 MAIN COURSES

VEGETARIAN, FISH OR MEAT

+

2 DESSERTS

 

8/+people: 65.-

 

Less people ask for a quote

 

If you are more than 15 people

You can ask a standing buffet

CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

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WINE PAIRING (optional) CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

STARTERS

 

The extra charges (for example: + € 3.-pp) shown on the chef’s menu, must to be add at the prices indicated on the configuration.

 

(V) = vegetarian dishes

 

 

VEGETARIAN STARTERS

 

CAPRESE SALAD

Tomatoes medley, buffalo mozzarella & basil

GRILLED VEGETABLES

Chef’s pesto sauce, balsamic caramel vinegar, roasted pine nuts

Arugula salad and crispy parmesan cheese

STRUDEL

Seasonal vegetable strudel and tomato coulis

TUSCANY PANZANELLA (chef's version)

Bread, assorted tomatoes, basil, grilled red bell peppers

Cantabric anchovies, red onions, garlic

 

 

 

FISH & SEAFOOD STARTERS

 

ANCHOVIES AND MARINATED SARDINES

Potato and tomato confit with oregano from Sicily

BELLAGIO’S SALAD

Sea fish and lake fish salad

and many other carefully selected ingredients + € 5.-pp

(subject to availability from my fishmonger to trust)

CHEF’S SPECIALTY

Grilled Prawns on Mediterranean chickpea purée (humus) & Spicy Salami

Organic lemon, toasted sesame, Italian parsley, sweet paprika + € 2.-pp

(Vegetarian version on Request)

LAKE COMO FRESH TROUT PATÉ

With artisanal smoked fish (local from Lenno).

Seasonal vegetable salad and croutons

OCTOPUS SALAD

Little Potatoes, string beans & tuna cream + € 3.-pp

 

 

MEAT STARTERS

 

DUCK CARPACCIO

Eggplant caviar, melon and spicy gorgonzola dressing

QUAIL PATÉ IN CRUST

Brandy & cocoa (chef’s specialty)

RABBIT IN “PORCHETTA”

Smoked bacon, pistachio, rosemary, cucumber, lentils snack, carrots

+ € 3.-pp

ROAST-BEEF CARPACCIO

Raw vegetables rémoulade, black olive & Grana cheese

 

 

 

LOCAL STARTERS

 

CARPIONE

Trout cooked & marinated in sweet and sour white wine sauce

CHEESES & SALUMI BOARD

Great Selection of Local cured meats and Local Cheeses

from the Valtellina Valley farms. Served with honey and local jam

+ € 3.-pp

BRESAOLA

Valtellina air-dried Beef Carpaccio

Cherry tomatoes, arugula salad, shaved parmesan cheese

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTIFY IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

 

 

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WINE PAIRING (optional) CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

PASTA & CO

 

 

PASTA/MACCHERONI

 

AMATRICIANA SAUCE

Rustic tomato sauce, pork cheek, white wine from Lazio, sheep’s cheese

CARBONARA

Pork cheek, smoked lardons, eggs & pecorino cheese sauce, ground pepper

CHEF’S PASTA

Roasted eggplant, thyme, feta greek cheese and crumbs of pizza (V)

LA NORMA

Tomato sauce, fried eggplants, dried ricotta cheese, basil (V)

LIGURIAN PASTA

String beans, potatoes, basil pesto sauce and parmesan cheese

LOCAL BUCKWHEAT PASTA FROM VALTELLINA

Potatoes, savoy cabbage, local casera cheese, butter with garlic and sage (V)

TUNA BOTTARGA

Lemon and orange zest, breadcrumbs, tomatoes “confit”, origan

 

 

 

GNOCCHI/ POTATO DUMPLING

 

MEATS STEW “TUSCANY STYLE”

Vegetables soffritto, beef, veal, local sausage, Chianti red wine, dried herbs

FROM THE SEA

Red bell pepper sauce, mussels and calamaries (squids) + € 5.-pp

 

 

 

RAVIOLI

 

ARTICHOKE RAVIOLI

Soffritto, artisanal smoked bacon, pine nuts, white wine sauce with thyme

(Vegetarian version on Request)

WALNUTS RAVIOLI

Gorgonzola creamy sauce & basil (V)

 

 

PLEASE NOTIFY IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

RISOTTO CARNAROLI ACQUERELLO®

 

LAKE COMO STYLE

Como lake fish risotto with sage (breaded fish) + € 3.-pp

MILAN STYLE

Local saffron stigmas (+ seasonal vegetables) (V) + € 4.-pp

LUXURY RISOTTO

Champagne, prawns and grilled almonds + € 5.-pp

RUSTIC RISOTTO

Prosecco, shallot, cooked ham, smoked raw ham and grana cheese

 

 

 

BAKED PASTA/ GRATIN

*(of which one baked)

 

BOLOGNESE CANNELLONI

Stuffed roll pasta with beef stew, soffritto, tomato sauce

Béchamel sauce & gratinated mountain cheese

GRANDMOTHER LASAGNA

Beef stew, Italian sausage, vegetables, tomato sauce with basil

Béchamel sauce, fior di latte, onions “confit”

LOCAL BUCKWHEAT CRȆPE

Crêpe roll stuffed with mushroom, mix of local cheese from the mountain

Local air-dried beef bresaola

(Vegetarian version on Request)

LOCAL RED BUCKWHEAT POLENTA (limited production)

Garlic and sage butter, local mountain cheese

Speck smoked raw ham and walnuts

(Vegetarian version on Request)

LOCAL TAROZ

Mashed potatoes with string beans, local cheese, onions, butter

Served with deer and wild boar salami

(Vegetarian version on Request)

SEAFOOD LASAGNA + € 5.-pp

VEGETARIAN LASAGNA

Sautéed seasoned vegetables, rustic tomato sauce, béchamel & cheese (V)

 

 

 

 

 

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WINE PAIRING (optional) CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

 

MAIN COURSES

VEGETARIAN, FISH AND/OR MEAT

 

For all the main courses, the chef will prepare a side dish and seasonal vegetables suitable for your choice

For some recipes, vegetables can be presented directly in the dish

 

 

VEGETARIAN MAIN COURSES

 

PEPERONATA

Bell pepper stew with potatoes, basil, red onions & tomatoes

Cooked slowly in extra virgin olive oil (V)

PARMIGIANA AUBERGINE/EGGPLANT

Tomato sauce, basil, mozzarella, parmesan cheese, smoked mozzarella (V)

ZUCCHINI CREAM

Ricotta cheese dumpling, taggiasche olives & basil (V)

 

 

 

FISH AND SEAFOOD MAIN COURSES

 

The fish is served without bones.

I buy the fish from my trusted fishmonger.

It’s wild fish or organic breeding

 

GILTHEAD

Grilled with organic saffron sauce + € 4.-pp

MACKEREL

Fillet cooked unilaterally, saffron & potato rouille mayonnaise

SALMON

Fillet in fresh and smoked pancetta crust (artisanal)

Chianti red wine sauce

SEA BASS “LIGURIAN STYLE”

Olive Taggiasche, pine nuts and thyme

Potatoes, cherry tomatoes and rosemary + € 3.-pp

SWORDFISH

Radicchio salad, orange, olive & caper + € 4.-pp

TROUT

Fillet cooked meunière with almonds

TUNA

Sweet bell pepper “confit” with taggiasche olive, cherry tomatoes

Cappers, basil, organic herbs from Provence & balsamic vinegar reduction

+ € 5.-pp

 

PLEASE NOTIFY IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

MEAT MAIN COURSES

 

All meats are sourced from my butcher or local farm. Except *

 

For ethical reasons, I cook only adult animals

and not from intensive farming.

 

BEEF

Braised beef “brasato-stracotto” in Chianti red wine sauce

(shoulder and tail)

BEEF

Local sliced beef “Tagliata

with extra virgin olive oil from Liguria + € 3.-pp

CHICKEN

Fricassee “Como style”

Mushrooms, white wine, crème fraiche, brandy

CHICKEN FRICASSÉ

With olives, pine nuts, lemons, thyme and laurel

*DUCK

Breast duck in oranges and Marsala Sicilian wine sauce

MONDEGHILI

Delicious & special typical meatballs from Milan

PORK

BOMBETTE FROM PUGLIA

Stuffed pork with dried tomatoes, almonds, pancetta

Pecorino and scamorza cheese, rosemary

PORK

Pork fillet and meatballs in balsamic vinegar sauce and sour cherries

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTIFY IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

 

 

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WINE PAIRING (optional) CLICK HERE

 

 

 

 

DESSERTS

 

BIRTHDAY CAKE ON REQUEST + € 3,50.-pp

 

 

Artisanal ice cream paired with your dessert + € 2.-pp

 

BISCIOLA

Typical stuffed brioche with dried fruits and mascarpone cream

Served with red fruits

LEMON & BASIL PESTO

Cream cooked with natural lemon, meringue and strawberries

MINI BLACK FOREST CAKE

Chocolate cake, whipped cream, cherry liquor, amarena cherries, almonds

PEACHES & RASPBERRY

Melba cup * (in summer)

SALAMI

Chocolate roll with biscuit, dried fruit & local grappa flavor

STRAWBERRIES

in local red wine syrup and spices

 

 

 

 

STRUDEL

Apple, apricot, cinnamon, raisins, pine nuts, orange zest, anise

SUMMER TAGLIATELLE

Crêpe cut like tagliatelle, apricot & raspberries coulis

Mascarpone cream and almonds

SWEET PINEAPPLE TARTARE

Red fruits, maraschino liquor, biscuit

TARTE TATIN

Upside-down apple tart, apple compote and Pink Lady juice

TIRAMISU

Classic recipe with mascarpone cheese, coffee & Marsala wine

TIRAMISU

Tiramisu with limoncello and raspberries

 

 

PLEASE NOTIFY IN CASE OF ALLERGY

 

 

 

 

 

 

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