The Seasonal Culinary Vision at Perona Farms

The dedicated culinary team develops extensive menus on a seasonal basis. Our on site greenhouse, smokehouse, and extensive kitchens allow us to always be fresh and innovative across our culinary offerings. Our fresh greens are moments from your plate, smoked salmon is cured and smoked in house — small examples of our 100 years of farming heritage.

Additionally, as a part of the Jersey Fresh program, we use the freshest local ingredients whenever they are in season.

Sample Seasonal Cocktail Hour Menu

Passed Gourmet Hors-d’oeuvre

Melon, Basil & Prosciutto
Lobster Cobbler
Ham & Swiss Croquettes
Tuna Tartare on a Crisp Chip
Buffalo Chicken Dumplings

Korean Meatballs on a Stick
Quail “Lollipops” Tossed in Perona Honey
Fire Roasted Vegetable Empanada
Coney Island Franks
Blueberry Lemon Mousse in a Cone

Mini Mason Jars of Tomato Soup topped with Local Cheese Puff

Edible Appletinis, Vodka Watermelon Balls, and Pineapple Coladas

Perona’s Table of Rotating Selections

Chef Sliced Homemade Charcuterie with Breadsticks
hot sopresatta | genoa | bresaola | lonzino

Perona Farms Smoked Salmon and Pastrami Style Smoked Salmon
diced eggs | Bermuda onions | brined capers | cocktail crackers

Homemade Sausages
asiago spinach (pork) | buffalo chicken | chorizo

Local New Jersey Cheeses
grapes | dried fruits | nuts


Unique Stations

Yucutan Flavors
Tacos al Pastor Sliced in Front of Your Guests | Avocado Salsa | Corn Tortillas
Fried Plantains | Chicharron

Thai Travels
Chicken Satay with Peanut Sauce | Spring Rolls | Curry Samosas | Jasmine Rice

Fresh Pasta Station
Cheese Tortellini
tomato with greenhouse basil

Orecchiette
Hot Italian Sausage | Spring Pea Butter

“Backyard BBQ” Slider Station
house ground beef | local cheddar | lettuce | tomato | pickles | rolls
ketchup | mustard | sriracha mayo | black garlic hot sauce | served with truffle fries

Cold Platters from our Garde Manger

Chicken Tinga
marinated, pulled chicken | smoky chipotle
onions | cilantro

Broccoli Salad
broccoli | cheddar | bacon | walnuts | cranberries

Shrimp Ceviche
shrimp | citrus | jalapeño

Black Bean Dip
black beans | tomato garnish | grilled pita

Spring Asparagus
greenhouse pea shoots | shaved radish | mustard vinaigrette

Creative Seafood Selections

Deconstructed “Shrimp Cocktail” Bar
Served with Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Wedges
– or –
New Jersey Day Boat Scallops Seared
(day boat fleet subject to weather conditions)

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