Plan a Cooking Party at home with Johnny Vee

Here are some sample menus for fun home parties this summer-
Party Menus For Private Cooking Events-

Backyard BBQ Gone Gourmet: (outdoor grill required)
Blue Corn Jalapeno Muffins
Thai Shrimp Skewers
Grilled Parmesan Stuffed Dates with Bacon
Grilled Fennel with Cannellini Bean Dip

Beef Tenderloin with Salsa Verde
Rosemary Lamb Chops with Mustard & Mint
Caramelized Onion BBQ Sauce on Chicken

Smoked Potato Salad
Asian Cole Slaw
Chile Lime Corn

Buttermilk Biscuit Strawberry Shortcake

Paella Party:

Rosemary Flatbread
Sautéed Olives
Garlic Spanish Shrimp

Traditional Chorizo, Poultry & Seafood Paella
Vegetarian Paella

Guava Cake with Tres Leche Ice Cream

Fajita Party:

Fresh Salsas- Grilled Tomato, Tomatillo and Pico de Gallo
Homemade Flour Tortillas
Great Guacamole
Chile Con Queso

Chicken, Beef, and Blackened Fish Fajitas
Fajita Fixin’s- Grilled vegetables, cheeses, sour cream, cilantro

Chocolate Peanut Ice Cream Tacos


Bruschetta with Tomato Basil
Cannellini Bean Dip with Grilled Fennel
Homemade Focaccia

Classic Caesar Salad

Chicken Saltimbocca (Scallopine with Prosciutto, Sage & Provolone)
Braised Lamb Shanks

Wild Mushroom Risotto
Balsamic Glazed Asparagus

Chocolate Hazelnut Torte with Berries

New Mexican:

Chile Con Queso
Great Guacamole
Assorted Salsas
Homemade Corn Tortillas

Carne Adovado (pork or lamb or beef)
Crispy Beer Batter Fish Tacos
Fixins- Sour Cream, Grated Cheese, Sliced Jalapenos, Mixed Greens, Grilled Sweet Red & Yellow Peppers, Seared Red Onions, Grilled Scallions

Green Chile Chicken Stew with Cheddar Crust
Green Rice

Tres Leche Cake
Warm Guava Cake with Pineapple Ice Cream

Tapas & Mediterranean:

Parmesan Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Bacon
Chile/Garlic Shrimp
Rosemary Flatbread

Greek Salad with Feta & Olives

Lamb or Chicken Tagine (Moroccan Stew)
Preserved Lemon Couscous
Seafood Paella

Poached Pears with Fennel Syrup & Mascarpone
Tuscan Pear Tarte with Mascarpone

French Onion Soup
Gruyere Gougere
Asparagus Tartlets

Salad of Frisee, Bacon Lardon, Walnuts & Blue Cheese
Endive & Apple Salad

Cassoulet of White Beans, Chicken & Sausage
Beef Bourgogne with Butter Noodles

Classic Crème Brulee
Apple Tarte Tatin with Crème Anglaise

Additional menus available on request

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