I am the co-owner of Mon Petit Cafe on 62nd and lex in Manhattan. I'm a private chef to New York City, Connecticut and the hamptons. I aim to please you and all of your guests. I can host all of your event needs. I'm experienced in family dinners. Have cooked for large events. Myself and or staff can accommodate an event from 2 people - 300 people. I offer complete menu flexibility and can work with host to create the perfect meal. I can also conform to your dietary needs. Looking forward to working with you soon. -Chef Aless

Dinner Party: Summer in the Hamptons 

Amuses Bouches

Shrimp and asparagus canapés

Zucchini and prosciutto crostini with pesto

Warm mixed baby summer squash with herbed goat cheese

Duck Rillettes tartine topped with tomatoes and balsamic glaze

Appetizers

Melted brie vol au vent with mixed greens and a light vinaigrette

Yellowtail Crudo with steamed potato, corn, capers and red-onion

Heirloom tomato, watermelon, basil and black-pepper feta cheese salad

Main Course

Grilled lamb loin with chimichurri and lemon-almond orzo

Wild striped bass, red-pepper coulis and grilled summer vegetables with a balsamic glaze

Grilled mahi mahi, mango sauce and sticky coconut rice

Fresh pasta with clams and hot italian sausage

Dessert

Profiteroles

Mixed berry cream cake

Lemon Meringue tarte

Wild strawberry cake


Lunch in the Hamptons

Watermelon, gaspacho soup shots

Brandade de Morue balls on skewers: (Frenchy cod fish skewers with tartar sauce)

Curry-lime chicken kebobs

Coconut shrimp with spicy jalapeno sauce

Filet mignon skewers wrapped with zucchinni and bacon

Sweet and Spicy ribs

Sweet and spicy italian sausage on skewers with sweetmustard/relish

Charred lemon/orange chicken

Duck breast skewers with apricots and a prune dipping sauce

Grilled Scallops with salsa verde

Poached Salmon with strawberries, red onion and basil salsa

Salad Veronique: Shredded chicken, bacon, avocado, white grapes and tricolor cherry tomatoes, light dill- mayonnaise vinaigrette

Lobster Rolls on brioche bread with shredded iceburg

Quinoa tabbouleh with black-pepper feta cheese, cucumbers and strawberries in a citrus vinaigrette

Grilled summer vegetable platter

Peach summer slaw

Beet, garlic and basil salad



Cocktail Party $50/person

Choose From Five of the Following:

Mini Soup shots: seasonally chosen

Campari tomatoes filled with blue cheese and watercress

Lobster salad filled heirloom baby tomatoes

Haricots vert BLT

Tomato, mozarella, proscuitto and basil skewers

Pesto pizzettes topped with zucchini and arugula

Warm heirloom tomato and cheese tart 

Mini mushroom and goat cheese tartlettes

Puff pastry asparagus

Mushrooms stuffed with roquefort and walnuts gratiné

Wild mushroom risotto balls with red pepper sauce

Grilled paprika shrimp on an avocado dill crema

Coconut shrimp with spicy mago-jalapeno sauce

Shrimp and mango ceviche bites

Tuna tartar and avocado shells,

Cassoulet Puffs: Duck and whitebean stew

Mini Sliders with Aless's special sauces

Filet mignon and zuchinni wrapped in bacon with horseradish mayonnaise

Lamb Skewers with harissa mayonnaise