S’mores Please!

Looking for something fun to add to your wedding? What about a s’mores  station! You could do a classic traditional s’mores station with graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate bars or a

Chic s’mores station with flavored handmade marshmallows,like  raspberry, lime, vanilla, and chocolate, (more Flovors available) 2 different kinds of graham crackers, 3 types of chocolate, and 2 toppings.  Toasted coconut and chopped toasted pecans are delicious add-ons and stick to the melted marshmallows perfectly!

We Can set them up to be done inside or outside at your next event!

imagine the possibilities…

Pecans or Toasted nuts! Yum!!

We can also create smores favors to give as gifts for your guests!

What a perfect addition to a winter wedding in Arizona!

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Thanksgiving Dinner Delivery 2014

Contessa deliverers Thanksgiving dinner to your door Hot and ready to eat! See menu below!

Thanksgiving Menu

Turkey Options

Herb butter roasted

Apple cider marinated

Chipotle maple glazed

Citrus Ginger -Glazed

All turkey is accompanied by gravy

Stuffing’s

Pancetta sage

Bacon-Herb and Apple

Cornbread

Dried Apricot Rosemary Stuffing

 Potatoes

Red Roasted

Classic Mashed

Sides

Homemade cranberry sauce

Green beans

Glazed carrots

Butternut squash soup

Sweet potatoes

Mac and Cheese

Pear Salad, blue cheese, champagne  vinaigrette

Cranberry pecan spinach salad

Biscuits or Homemade rolls

Pumpkin pies, or Pumpkin Cheesecake

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Catering Tastings August Special

We have private tastings for your convenience ,and are available in several locations. Book your catering before September 1st and receive 3 free appetizers for your cocktail hour! Many exciting options! Action stations, buffets and plated dinners, full service staff also available! Prime Rib,Mashed potato martini’s! Call or email for full menu or appointment. 480-720-7104 cakesbycontessa@gmail.com.
We fill up fast so don’t wait!

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Alternative to wedding cake!

We recently did a wedding for a bride and groom who requested a dirt cake wedding cake! The cake was very special to the groom as his mom had made it every year for him since he was 1 year old.

This is my version of the original recipie

1- 8 oz cream cheese
1/2 cup butter
1- 12 oz whipped cream (whipped)
3 1/2 cups Milk
2- Instant French Vanilla Pudding (small size)
1 lb crushed Oreos
Beat together cream cheese and butter. Mix pudding and milk. Mix both together. Fold in  Whip cream. Fill jars or cups. Layer with mixture  and crushed Oreos to sprinkle on top.

Happy Baking!

 

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Italian Wedding

Imported Cheese Board: An assortment of imported and domestic cheeses red and champaigne grapes!

An assortment of Italian cured meats accompanied by fresh Mozzarella,
Fire roasted peppers, marinated artichokes, Balsamic infused mushrooms,stuffed olives, Provolone, Pecorino served with herb de Provence croustades

                  

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Catering Wedding Receptions

       Having a few appitizers and 2-3 action stations  can really change the flow of your reception. Avoiding long lines, People will be able to get the food much quicker.                 

Some of the fun stations we have are:

 

PASTA STATION

 PRIME RIB SLIDERS, THE CARVERY, POTATO MARTINI

 

 

ASIAN SAUTÉ,

STEAK HOUSE GRILL, ULTIMATE RAW BAR

 MACARONI & CHEESE MARTINI

QUESADILLA STATION, TOSTADA BAR, FAJITA STATION

MINI BURGERS,

Mini Sirloin Burgers, Cheddar, Gorgonzola, crispy bacon, sautéed onions, mushrooms, pickles, sliced tomatoes, ketchup.

Mini Milkshakes

Shoe string French Fries

Hand Made Onion Rings

NEW YORK, NEW YORK

New York Salted Pretzels

Mini Reubens

Potato Knishes

Mini Hot Dogs

 

 

 

AND THE MOST IMPORTANT!   DESSERT STATIONS

Bananas Foster

Cherry Jubilee

French Style Crepes

Chocolate Fondue

Ice Cream Stone Station

Fried Ice Cream

Cupcake Station

PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION! OR TO SET UP YOUR TASTING!

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Contessa Box Lunch Menu

Hello, we decided that for the summer time we would offer box lunches for delivery, with a minimum of 6. I have the Menu listed below and prices are from 18-22.00 and include beverages. Contessa also offers lunch catering for parties of 12 or more.

THE ASSOCIATE #1

Turkey & Ham on Cheese topped Rolls

A classic Sandwich on Cheese Rolls! One thinly sliced turkey and One Honey Ham Sandwich, both with a Light Mayo Spread. Served with Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE ASSOCIATE #2 (VEGETATIAN)

Vegetarian on Cheese topped Palm Rolls

Cheese Rolls Layered with Mixed Greens, Tomato, Cucumber, Red Onion, Yellow Peppers, Artichoke and Avocado. Served with Panini Pasta Salad, Fresh Fruit & Dessert

 

THE COLLEAGUE

Turkey, Avocado & Swiss Croissant

Roasted Turkey, Sliced Avocado & Swiss Cheese with Lettuce, Tomato & Light Mayo on a Flaky Croissant 

THE SECRETARY

Tuna Salad Sandwich

Tuna Salad with Chopped Celery & Onions, Crisp Lettuce & Tomato on European Country Oat Bread. Served with Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE MORTGAGE

Caribbean Chicken Sandwich

Sliced Seasoned and Grilled Breast of Chicken on a Croissant with Mango and Cilantro Cream Cheese Spread. Served with Panini Pasta Salad, Fresh Fruit and Dessert

THE CONTROLLER

French Turkey Sandwich

Sliced Turkey on a Croissant with Leaf Lettuce, Provolone Cheese with a Raspberry Dijon Cream Cheese Spread. Served with Rotelli Pasta Salad, Fresh Fruit and Dessert 

THE EXECUTIVE

Triple Decker Club Sandwich

Layers of Turkey, Ham and Bacon with Swiss Cheese, Lettuce, Tomato & Mayo on Soft Country White Bread. Served with Potato Salad, Pickle Spear & Dessert

 THE PRESIDENT

Roast Beef & Cheddar hero

Thinly Sliced Roast Beef & Sharp Cheddar Cheese on a Hoagie Roll, with Lettuce, Tomato, Red Onions and Spicy Horseradish Spread. Served with Macaroni Salad & Desert

THE MEETING (VEGAN)

Grilled Vegetables including Portobello Mushrooms, Red Peppers, Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash & Carrots with a Hummus Spread on Ciabatta. Served with Fresh Fruit 

THE CHIRMAN

Submarine on Baguette

Slices of Salami, Ham, Mortadella and Provolone Cheese, with Pepperoncini, Lettuce & Mayo on a Rustic Baguette with Italian Herb Dressing on the Side. Served with Rotelli Pasta Salad & Dessert

THE CLERK

Turkey Breast and Cranberry Cream Cheese on a French Baguette. Served with Feta & Rigatoni Pasta Salad, Fresh Fruit & Dessert

 THE SOCIAL

Turkey Breast & Sundried Tomato Mayo on Focaccia

Two Focaccia Sandwiches stuffed with Thinly Sliced Turkey Breast and Sundried Tomato Mayo. Served with Homestyle Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit and Homebaked Dessert

THE GENERAL MANAGER

BBQ Chicken on Asiago Ciabatta Bread

Sliced Smoked BBQ Chicken Breast on Ciabatta. Topped with Pepperjack Cheese and Sundried Tomato Garlic Mayo. Served with Potato Salad, Pickle Spear, Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE PRESENTATION

Grilled Chicken, Bacon & Avocado Sandwich

Marinated Sliced Chicken Breast, Crisp Bacon, Sliced Avocado, Provolone Cheese, Lettuce, & Tomato, with Sundried Tomato Mayo on a French Baguette. Served with Panini Pasta Salad & Dessert

THE CLASSIC

Honey Ham & Swiss on Ciabatta

Honey Glazed Ham, Swiss Cheese, Lettuce & Tomato on Ciabatta with Dijon-Mayo. Served with Potato Salad, Fresh Fruit and Dessert 

THE BIG DEAL

Pesto Chicken Breast on Ciabatta

Marinated Sliced Grilled Chicken Breast with Pesto, Provolone Cheese & Sundried Tomato Spread on Ciabatta Bread. Served with Fresh Vegetables Pasta Salad, Pickle Spear & Dessert 

Boardroom Boxed Wraps 

THE TREASURER

Ranch Chicken Breast Wrap

Strips of Grilled Chicken, Chopped Red Onion, Shredded Lettuce, and Jack and Cheddar Cheeses, with Salsa & Ranch Dressing on the Side, Wrapped in a Flour Tortilla. Served with Fresh Fruit & Dessert 

THE REPORT (VEGETARIAN)

Grilled Veggie Wrap

Grilled Vegetables Including Portobello Mushrooms, Red Peppers, Eggplant, Zucchini, Yellow Squash & Carrots, with Fresh Mozzarella Cheese and Basil-Pesto Spread in a Honey Wheat Tortilla. Served with Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE SUPERVISOR

Chicken Caesar Salad Wraps

Marinated Grilled Chicken, Grated Parmesan Cheese, julienne Romaine Lettuce & Homemade Caesar Dressing in a Spinach Tortilla. Served with Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE PROMOTION

Chicken, Bacon & Gorgonzola Wrap

Grilled Chicken Breast, Bacon Crumbles, Gorgonzola Cheese, Crisp Apple Slices, Toasted Almonds & Shredded Lettuce in a Honey Wheat Tortilla with Raspberry Chipotle Spread on the Side. Served with Fresh Fruit & Dessert

THE PLANNER

Southwest Chicken Wrap

Sliced Grilled Chicken, Pepper Jack Cheese, Avocado, Red Onion, Lettuce, Tomato, & Zesty Raspberry Chipotle Spread in a Sundried Tomato Tortilla. Served with Fresh Fruit & Dessert

 Boardroom Boxed Salads

 THE CEO

Chinese Chicken Salad

Sliced Chicken Breast with Toasted Almonds, Chinese Crunchy Noodles, and Mandarin Oranges on a bed of Shredded Cabbage & Iceberg Lettuce, Green & Red Pepper, Green Onion and Carrots with a Light Sesame Dressing. Served with a Coconut Muffin

THE MERGER

Cobb Salad

Chopped Grilled Chicken, Bacon Crumbles, Avocado, Tomato, Hard Boiled Egg & Crumbled Bleu Cheese on a Bed of Lettuce with Ranch Dressing. Served with a Banana Nut muffin

THE DEADLINE

Chef Salad

Strips of ham, Roast Beef, and Turkey, served with Swiss Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, Egg & Tomato, on a bed of Romaine & Iceberg Lettuce, with Ranch Dressing. Served with a Sourdough Roll

THE SYSTEM

Grilled Chicken & Pear Salad

Grilled Chicken Breast on a bed of Romaine & Wild Field Greens, served with Pear Slices, Dried Cranberries, Candied Walnuts, Stilton Cheese & a Pear Vinaigrette. Served with a Pineapple-Coconut Muffin

 THE CLIENT

Chicken Caesar Salad

Romaine Lettuce, Parmesan Cheese, Fresh Garlic Croutons and Caesar Dressing, Topped with Grilled Chicken Breast. Served with Sliced Italian Bread

 

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