Private Dinner Menus

Jen Royle:
Dare To Taste
 91 reviews
Best of Boston 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Arugula salad with roasted cherry tomatoes and sunflower seeds in a light lemon, honey vinaigrette.


Not in the mood to go out to dinner or cook your own meal? Let the chef come to you! Enjoy appetizers, salad, a main course and dessert for your family, friends or co-workers — plus cleanup! Fill out the contact form below for private chef information and pricing and we’ll be at your doorstep… full-service.

Make your next special birthday, anniversary, or corporate dinner a  memorable one.  Chose from one of the following menus or create your own from the Event Menu Page.  Gift cards available as well.

French Onion Soup

Caio Bella!

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus & Melon 
Blanched asparagus spears wrapped in Italian Prosciutto, finished with olive oil and sea salt
Prosciutto wrapped Melon finished with sea salt

Homemade Focaccia Bread with spreads
Black olive and white bean & roasted garlic

Eggplant Tower
Fried eggplant topped with creamy Ricotta Cheese and homemade marinara sauce, finished with shaved parmesan and fresh basil

Arugula Salad
Arugula topped with roasted cherry tomatoes, shaved parmesan and pine nuts, finished with a light lemon vinaigrette

Chicken Marsala
White meat chicken sautéed in a rich marsala wine sauce with Italian prosciutto bits and mushrooms, served with oven-roasted potatoes seasoned with fresh thyme, rosemary and sea salt
(Pasta optional)

Italian Cannoli
Cannoli shells piped with sweetened ricotta cheese finished with mini chocolate chips and/or pistachios

$95/per person

Meat The Chef!

Baked Stuffed Mushrooms
Button mushrooms over-stuffed with a buttered breadcrumb and mushroom medley stuffing baked until soft

Wedge Salad
Iceberg lettuce wedge topped with sliced red onion, bacon and chunky blue cheese dressing

Braised Short Ribs
Beef short ribs braised in a rich red wine/tomato sauce
Served on creamy parmesan polenta 

Asparagus Parmesan 
Asparagus spears slow-roasted in olive oil and sea salt and finished with fresh shaved parmesan cheese

Brownie Skillets
Individual skillets with homemade, hot brownies topped with vanilla ice cream and hot fudge

$115/per person

Ocean’s 11
“A Seafood Delight”

Coconut Shrimp
Large shrimp marinated in sea salt and coconut milk, breaded in panko/coconut flakes and fried oil golden brown
Served with sweet duck sauce 

Tuna Tartar
Ahi tuna tossed with diced cucumber, creamy avocado, fresh ginger and soy sauce, served on a crispy fried wonton

Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, homemade croutons and shaved parmesan mixed lightly with classic Caesar dressing

Baked Salmon
Alaskan salmon seared and baked medium with olive oil and sea salt
Served on a bed of puree cauliflower
Seared Sea Scallops
Topped with Brown butter and pancetta bits 

Crushed cauliflower with roasted garlic and fresh herbs

Chocolate Trifle
Chocolate cake, chocolate pudding and homemade whipped cream layered with chocolate cookie crumbs, served in a Mason Jar

$135/per person

BUILD YOUR OWN 5-COURSE MEAL by visiting the Event Menu Page.

Please note: A $250 one-time service fee will be added to every private dinner under 12 guests. $350 0 for over 12.  We personally shop for each meal, serve and provide full cleanup of your kitchen and dining area.

Professional servers, bartenders, plates and utensils are extra. 


Book a private two-hour cooking lesson for up to THREE recipes of your choice. Don’t worry about the food shopping or the prep, just gather your crew and we’ll do the work!

You get a lesson, a meal, and a cookbook! 
Price/ per person: $125.00
Minimum 10 people

Use the contact form below for questions and information on group discounts.