Catering Menu – Appetizers

Some dishes also available as vegetarian and/or gluten-free.

Appetizer Menu

Available in Half (serves 4) / Full (serves 8) order sizes.

  • Mercato Meatballs

    40 / 80

    Traditional home-style meatballs braised all day in “Sunday gravy” with fresh ricotta and basil chiffonade. Served in a cast iron skillet with warm Italian bread for sharing.

  • Scallops Alla Contadina

    50 / 100

    Pan-seared scallops accompanied by cannellini beans and garnished with squid ink aioli.

  • Tortellini con Maiale

    50 / 100

    Hand-rolled tortellini stuffed with a blend of fresh-ground pork, spinach, ricotta and spices. Served with a rich pork brodo.

  • Mussels Alla Calabrese

    48 / 96

    Prince Edward Island mussels steamed over Calabrian nduja pork sausage, garlic, and shallots. Finished with lobster brodo with pickled Italian sweet peppers and basil.

  • Beef Carpaccio

    40 / 80

    N.Y. Strip steak shaved thin and served raw on top of a lemon aioli and garnished with fried capers and artichokes. Accompanied by grilled bread.

  • Fritti di Mare

    50 / 100

    Flash fried calamari and shrimp, topped with warm olives, caper and Calabrian chilis served with a side of spicy shellfish brodo, or broth.

  • Goat Cheese Fritto

    40 / 80

    Rolled goat cheese, breaded and fried to a golden brown. Served over a bed of basil, parmigiano pesto, house-made truffle honey and topped with pine nuts and sage leaf with toasted bread to share.

$150 minimum. Delivery available within 15 miles. Please provide a minimum of 48-hour notice.