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Entree Selections


Below is a sampling of what we have to offer, many more options and vegetarian dishes are available upon request.

Polynesian Style Marinated and Grilled Flank Steak

Grass Fed Pepper Tournedos of Beef

CHEC “Signature Paella”

Chilean Sea Bass

Seared New England “Sea Scallops”

Grilled Swordfish with Sweep Pepper Coulis

Wild Alaskan Citrus Salmon

Lobster and Cognac Ravioli

Chipotle Bourbon Barbecue Pulled Pork

Herb Crusted Honey and Mustard Rack of Lamb

Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Chicken

Porcini Mushrooms filled Pasta Purses with a Pink Champagne Cream Sauce

Exotic Organic Mushroom Ravioli

Pumpkin and Sweet Potato Ravioli

Orhietta Bolognese

Potato Au Gratin Dauphinoise

Fire Roasted Vegetable Polenta Cake

Grilled Lemon and Sea Salt Asparagus



Plated Dinner

The menu below is a sample of the many dishes offered by CHEC


Choose from:

Seasonal salad, soup or an alternative first course creation such as;

Citrus Salad – baby field greens, English Cucumber, blackberries, strawberries, crumbled Gorgonzola or crumbled Goat Cheese, roasted Macadamia Nuts, garnished with Mandarin Oranges and finished with a drizzle of chef prepared Toasted Almond and Mandarin Dressing


Autumn Salad – red and green leafed lettuce, bib lettuce, radicchio, organic cucumber, dried cranberries, candied pecans (crumbled cheese optional) then topped with white or dark Balsamic Vinaigrette


Choose from:

Salmon Provencal

Beef Tenderloin Tournedos with a Pink Peppercorn Bordelaise

Seared Scallops with a Hazelnut and Leek Beurre Blanc

French Cut Roasted Rosemary and Lemon Chicken

Chilean Sea Bass with a Spicy Chutney Topping


Multi – Colored Garlic Fingerling Potatoes

Grilled Sea Salt and Lemon Asparagus

…just to name a few

Please refer to the individual pages on the left hand menu for a more complete listing of course selections available

Food Stations


Carriage House “Signature Paella” served from an original Spanish Rondo (serves approximately 100 guests), made with Organic Chicken, Chorizo, Jumbo Shrimp, Tri-Colored Peppers, Sweet Peas and other Chef specialties, incorporated with Saffron Rice and garnished with Steamed Mussles and Clams


Choose one:

Beef Tenderloin accompanies with sauce offerings of Fire Roasted Bordelaise, Tawny Port Bearnaise or Horseradish Dill sauce

Honey Mustard and Mint Encrusted French Rack of Lamb

Polynesian Flank Steak

Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Topping

Pork Loin with Pancetta and Fried Corn Meal Capers


Choose one:

Porcini Mushroom filled Pasta Purses with a Pink Champagne Cream Sauce

Fig and Walnut Stuffed Ravioli

Pesto Cream Tortellini

Butler Styled Passed Hors d’oeuvres

The list below is just a sampling of what we have to offer;

Butter Pecan Shrimp

Malaysian Beef Satay

Asiago Asparagus Bundles

Sear Ahi Tuna

Chicken Guajillo Mole & Plantain Skewer

Pear, Brie and Almond Beggars Purses

Cheese Quesadilla Trumpets

Wild Mushroom Tulips



Who helps put the whole day together? Should I hire a wedding planner?

Not only do my team and I cater your wedding, we help you plan and run your event. I meet with you as often as you’d like to help put your whole day together. The day of your event I and my captains are present to ensure a smooth, flawless event.

I am not sure I have a vision for my wedding. Can you help with that?

Absolutely! I (Christopher Angione) have been in the wedding business for over 30 years and I will assist you throughout your planning stages. Need help creating your theme or ambiance? I will help you with suggestions on selecting various patterns and color for linens, china and silverware.

Have you catered my venue before?

I have worked at countless venues and homes throughout the greater CT area. If your event is at a location I have never been to I will visit the space a few times before your event takes place.

How do I select my menu?

I will meet with you to discuss the limitless options available as we create your menu together. Your offerings can be as casual as Bourbon Pulled Pork, CHEC Signature Paella, to Spicy Mango Chutney Sea Bass or Grilled Mediterranean Octopus. Your selection is vast!

Do you have any recommendations for other vendors?

Yes! I can suggest the essential wedding or event specialist you are looking for to be a part of your day; Photographers, DJ’s and music, on site hair stylist and more. I only recommend professionals I have worked with and seen in action. I have the highest standards because I want you to know that my team and I want your day to be perfect.

Annual Tasting 2016