Logo, Something's Cooking, Catering Company
Call: (718) 391-0002
22-10 39th Ave
Long Island City, New York 11101-3610


Sample Menus
 The typical menu consists of three entrees, an appropriate carbohydrate, a vegetable, one large or two smaller salads (or 12-item salad bar), and desserts. You may select the entrees for your crew with certain seasonal availability and budgetary considerations.

Menu 1

Grilled North Atlantic Salmon
Roast Loin of Pork w/ Honey and Thyme
Linguini w/ Salsa Cruda
Grilled Vegetables
Sautéed Spinach
Carrot Soup
12-Item Salad Bar w/ Mixed Greens
Artisan Baked Breads
Mary's Pound Cake
Fresh Strawberries and Cream

Menu 3

Grilled Chicken Breast Bianchi
Lemon Pepper Sole
3-Cheese Ravioli
Roasted Cauliflower w/ Balsamic Reduction
Sautéed String beans
Broccoli Soup
Baked Potato Bar
Anti Pasto
Salad Bar
Artisan Breads
Ricotta Tart

Menu 5

Grilled Sea Trout w/ Tequila and Lime Sauce
Apple-Wood Smoked BBQ St. Louis Ribs
Mac and Cheese
Corn On The Cob
Collard Greens
Asparagus Soup
Black Bean Salad
3 Cabbage Slaw
Tri-Color Salad
Cedder Chive Biscuits 
Peach Cobbler

Menu 7

Grilled Asian Flank Steak
Chicken Yakitori
California and Vegetable Sushi
Sesame Noodles
Stir-Fried Bok Choy w/ Oyster Sauce
Fried Rice
Vegetarian Spring Rolls
Chicken Corn Soup
Asian Salad
Home-Baked Cookies
Fresh Grilled Pineapple

Menu 2

Grilled Sirloin Steak w/ Chimichurri
Deconstructed Fresh Tuna  Niscoise
Penne w/ Wild Mushrooms
Pan Roasted New Potatoes
Sautéed Broccoli
Glazed Carrots
Chicken & Rice Soup
Tuscan White Bean & Tomato Salad
Arugula Salad
Artisan Breads
Cheese Cake
Chocolate Cream Puffs

Menu 4

Roast Beef w/ Horseradish Sauce
Blackened Mahi-Mahi
Rigatoni w/ Broccoli Rabe
Mashed Potatoes
Julienne Zucchini and Carrots
Roasted Beets
Tomato Soup
Watercress and Orange Salad
Artisan breads
Green Salad
Brownies & Blondies
Home Baked Cookies

Menu 6

Cajun Crab Cakes
Braised Short Ribs
Vegetable Chili
Brown Rice
Sautéed Spinach
Cauliflower Soup
Three-Cabbage Cole Slaw
Corn Bread
Salad Bar
Artisan Breads
Home-Made Rice Pudding

In-Studio Hot Breakfast

(In Chafers) - Cost Based On # Of People
Scrambled Eggs
Egg Whites
French Toast or Pancakes
Bacon, Turkey Bacon, Sausage Patties & Links
Home Fries
Bagels, Bialys
Muffins, Danish, Croissants
Yogurt, Berries, Bananas, Granola & Cold Cereal
Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Grapefruit Juice
Coffee, Decaf, Tea


Sample Box Lunch - $14.00

Smoked Turkey on Focaccia W/ Brie and Arugula or
Grilled Vegetable on Ciabatta w/ Pickled Veg. & Pesto or
Italian Hoagie
Tri-Color Salas
Potato Chips
Whole Fruit (Seasonal)
Chocolate Mocha Bar
Fruit Juice or Soda
Bottled Water

Sample Cold Buffet Lunch - $18.00
Choices of Sandwiches
Tuna Salas or Egg Salad
Lobster Salad OR Shrimp Salad OR Salmon Salad
Potato Salad, Cole Slaw
Tuscan Tomato Salad
Tri Color Salad
Home Baked Cookies, Brownies


Seafood and Fish Entrees

Poultry Entrees

Deconstructed  Salad Niscoise

Grilled Perch with Lime and Tequila Sauce

San Francisco Stir-Fried Scallops

Seared Scallops

Paella Valenciana

Potato-Crusted Filet of Sole

Lemon Peppered Sole

Tortilla Crusted Talapia

Parmasan Crusted Sole

Grilled Tuna with Roasted Peppers and Balsamic Vinegar

Tuna Kebabs

Barbecued Salmon

Coconut Shrimp

Panko Fried Catfish with Spicy Red Pepper Sauce

Blue Snapper with Watercress Sauce

Grilled Swordfish

Mostaccioli with Shrimp and Arugula

Rotelle with Lobster Sauce

Pasta Shells with White Clam Sauce

Blackened Mahi-Mahi

Black Sea Bass Busago

Penne with Shrimp, Fennel, and Basil

Cajun Crab Cakes

Steamed Sea Bass with Ginger and Scallions

Shrimp Creole

Grilled Shrimp

Seafood Pot Pie 

Seafood Gumbo


Orzo with Seafood

Sauteed Snapper with Tomato Coulis

Mariscada Verde (Shrimp and Scallops with Green Sauce)


Poached Salmon with Sauce Verte

Fried Filet of Sole with Tartar Sauce

Rigatoni with Salmon and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Scallops with Escarole and White Beans

Steamed Mussels

Roast Chicken with Garlic and Rosemary

Bricked Tuscan Chicken

Grilled Chicken Cheryl (Asparagus, Red Pepper, Shiitakes)

Chicken Marsala

Chicken Breast with Ginger and Hoisin Sauce

Grilled Chicken With Wild Musrooms

Grilled Chicken with Fennel 

Cornish Game Hens with Apricot Sauce

Turkey Shepherds Pie

Chicken Bianchi (Grilled Breast with Arugula and Tomato)

Duck Breast with Plum Sauce

Pan Roasted Chicken with Eggplant and Zucchini

Chicken and Shrimp Gumbo

Grilled Turkey with Tomato and Artichokes

BBQ Chicken Breast with Black Bean Sauce

Ballottine of Chicken stuffed with Spinach and Ricotta

Chicken Franchese (sauteed with Lemon Sauce)

Roast Turkey Breast (slow roasted)

Chicken Breast with Assorted Wild Mushrooms

Southern Fried Chicken

Chicken Carvers (Sage & Cranberry)

Galantine of Capon stuffed with Peas and Wild Mushrooms

Chicken Veracruz (Red Peppers, Onions and Tomatoes)

Chicken Pot Pie

Grilled Paillard of Chicken with Tarragon Butter

Chicken Breast with Olives and Capers

Arroz Con Pollo

Pan Roasted Game Hens with Escarole and New Potatoes

Chicken Cordon Bleu

Chicken Breast Stefado (Greek Chicken and Vegetable Stew)

Chicken Mole

Chicken Provenencal

Chicken Cacciatore

Chicken Fricassee

Chicken Florentine

Chicken Veneto style


Meat Entrees


Pasta and Vegetarian Entrees

Roast Loin of Pork with Apple Chutney

London Broil

Perfect Prime Rib

Blackened Roast Beef with Corn and Pepper Sauce

Tortellini Bolognese

Baked Virginia Ham

Grilled Flank Steak Oriental

Shepherd's Pie with Lamb Sausage

Roast Tenderloin of Pork with Honey and Thyme

Grilled Leg of Lamb with Mint Jelly

Tederloin of Beef 

Lasagna Bolognene

Italian Home Made Meat balls

Sausage and Cannelini Beans

Lamb Cous-Cous

Pork Medallions with Red Onion Confit

Mustard Crusted Tenderloins of Pork

Sirloin Steak with Argentinian Chimichurri Sauce

Stuffed Breast of Veal

Cajun Meat Loaf

Traditioal American Meat Loaf

Fresh Ham

Pork Cutlets with Shiitake Mushrooms

BBQ St.Louis Spare Ribs (Smoked)

Ziti with Country Sausage and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Grilled Loin of Pork with Cabbage and Apple Confit

Fiaccos Grilled Sausage & Peppers 

Smoked BBQ Brisket

Briased Short Ribs

Grilled Skirt Steak

Winter Beef Stew

Beef  Bourguignon

Beef Pot Pie

Beef Goulash 

Cavatappi with Goat Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Basil

Linguini with Fresh Tomatoes, Olives, Capers

Pasta with Broccoli Rabe, Pignolis, and Currants

Linguini w/ Whte Clam Sauce

Vegetable Lasagna

Linguini ala Limone'

Soba Noodles with Eggplant & Mango

Penne with Shiitake Mushrooms

Farfalle W Fried Zuchinni

Raditore Arrabiatta

Mostaccioli Putanesca

Farfalle Prima Vera

Pumpkin Agnelotti

Radiatore with Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes, and Basil

5 Cheese Ravioli Marinara

Rigatoni with Zucchini Siciliano

Bowties with Pesto Sauce

Rotelle with White Beans and Tomato

Wild Mushroom Tortellini With sage butter

Orzo w/ Feta and Sundried Tomated

Orzo w/ Asparagus

Baked Ziti

Stuffed Shells with Spinach, Ricotta, and Tomato Sauce

5 Cheese Macaroni & Cheese

Pasta with Artichokes and Olives

Rigatoni with Roasted Red Peppers

Vegetarian Chili

Pasta with Cilantro, Peas and Smoked Salmon

Vegetable Shepherd's Pie

Curried Bean Stew

Vegetarian Pecan Curry

Vegetable Cous-Cous

Chick Pea saute'  with greek Yogurt

Green Lentils, Asparagus and Watercress

Stefado (Greek Vegetable Stew)

Chinese Sauteed Vegetables with Tofu

Vegetarian Stuffed Peppers

Vegetable Casserole

Bean Burritos

Vegetable Frittata

Pasta with Asparagus and Smoked Salmon

Tofu Niscoise

Baked Coconut Tofu

Warm Glass Noddles with Edamme

Carbohydrate Side Dishes


Vegetable Side Dishes

Mashed Potatoes and Gravy

Roasted New Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Herbed Potatoes

Brown Rice

Lemon Roasted Potatoes

Scallopped Potatoes with Chevre

Wild Rice with Apples, Raisins, Walnuts

Quinoa with Seasonal Vegetables

Farro with Wild Mushrooms

Barley With Butternut Squash

Potatoes Lyonnaise

Potatoes Gaspar (Sauteed with Scallions and Garlic)

Confetti Rice

Baked Potatoes

Spanish Rice with Peas

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Rosemary

Cevre Scallopped Potatoes

Garlic Potatoes

Baked Beans

Cous-Cous with Raisins

Corn on the Cob (in season)

Refried Beans

New Potato Salad

Rice Pilaf

...plus many of the vegetarian pasta dishes.

Steamed Seasonal Vegetables

String Beans Almondine

Snow Peas and Carrots

Steamed Broccoli, Cauliflower and Carrots

Sauteed Spinach

Julienned Zucchini, Squash, and Carrots with Dill

Roasted Cauliflower

Sauteed Jeruslem Artichokes w/ Feta & Basil oil

Steamed Parsnips

Sweet Potato Cakes 

Roasted Parsnips & Sweet Potatoes

Galazed carrots


Sauteed Spinach w/ Garlic

Creamed Spinach (Peter Luger style)

Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Carrots and Red Pepper

Succotash (Baby Lima Beans with Corn)


Collard Greens

Poached Baby vegetables w/ Caper Mayo

Baby Bok Choy

Swiss chard with Sorrel Sauce

Beet Greens

Caramelized Fennel with Goat Cheese

Okra with Lemon & Cilantro

Steamed Asparagus (in season)

Acorn Squash

Spaghetti Squash

Butternut Squash

Sauteed Zucchini and Onions in Marinara Sauce

Peas, Mushrooms and Onions

Brussels Sprouts

Sugar Snap Peas (in season)

...plus many of the vegetarian dishes.





Tri-Color Salad w/ Arugula, Radicchio, & Watercress

Green Bean w/ Grain Mustard & Tarragon

Watercress w/ Avocado & Grapefruit 

Figs w/ Basil, Goat Cheese  and Pomegranate

Salad Bar (Greens with an assortment of toppings)

Tri-Color Salad w/ Oranges & Red Onions

 Waldorf Salad w/ Apples, Raisins, Celery, Walnuts

Greek Salad w/ Feta Cheese

Watercress w/ Pistachio & Orange

Cucumber w/ Smashed Garlic

Quinoa w/ Garlic Roasted Corn

Quinoa w/ Avocado & Fava Beans

Quinoa w/ Chickpeas & Kale

Farro w/ Kale & Squash

Beet Salad w/ Goat Cheese, Herbs, & Honey Vinaigrette

3 Cabbage Cole Slaw

Zuchinni & Hazel Nut Salad

Faro & Roasted Pepper Salad

Mango and Coconut Rice Salad

Cucumber w/ Yogurt & Dill

Black Bean Salad w/ Roasted Red & Green Peppers

Tomato, Onion, and Watercress

Spinach w/ Watermelon, Mint & Feta

Spinach w/ Bacon & Onions

Caesar Salad

Three Bean Salad 

Grilled Eggplant and Tomato

White Beans & Fresh Tomatoes

Herbed Green Salad w/ Asparagus Spears

String Beans with Dill Vinaigrette

Carrot Salad Dijonnaise

Red and White Kidney Beans with Arugula

Tuscan Panzanelle Tomato Salad

Devil's Food Cake

Our Cup Cakes

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting


Honey-Semolina Cake


Double Chocolate Brownies

Pina Colada Bars

White Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Macadamia Nuts

Fresh Apples in Puff Pastry

Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Southern Pecan Bars

Chocolate Decadence Cake

Banana Bread Pudding

Lemon Henry

Apple Jalousie

Chocolate Chip Cookies with Pecans

Butter Pecan Cookies

Strawberry Shortcake with Whipped Cream

Ice Cream Sundae Bar (Weather Permitting)

Banana Cake

Pound Cake with Fresh Berries and Cream

Assorted Fresh Fruit Tarts




Special Theme Meals

Filet of Beef with Roasted Peppers

 Roast Beef with Russian Dressing & Tomatoes

 Short Rib Sliders

 18 Hour Smoked BBQ Brisket Sliders

 Cat Fish Po' Boys

 Coconut Shrimp Po' Boys

 Pulled Pork Sloppy Joes

 Sliced Steak w/ Bernaise Sauce

 Grilled Steak w/ Caramelized Onions, Mushrooms & Swiss

 Baked Virginia Ham with Swiss Cheese

 Black Forest Ham & Brie on Pumpernickle Bread

 Soprasata with Roasted Peppers

 Chicken Salad

 Grilled Chicken Breast w/ Pesto Mayonnaise

 Curried Chicken w/ Walnuts

 Smoked Turkey w/ Honey Mustard

 Meat Ball

 Eggplant Parmasan

 Chicken Parmasan

 Louisiana Shrimp Salad

 Cajun Crab Salad

 Dilled Tuna Salad

 Porto Bello W/ pest

 Roasted Eggplant and Mozzarella

 Grilled Zucchini, Eggplant, and Peppers on Chiabatta

 New England Shore Dinner

 Mexican Buffet Dinner

 Greek Taverna Table

 Lobster and Filet Mignon

 Thai Curry Dinner

 Indian Vegetarian Dinner

 Southern BBQ

 Spanish Tapas


We also include some Baked Potatoes and Hard-Boiled Eggs on the side every day to give the crews another option at meal-time.
(The actual items may be changed due to market availability.)