Casual Dinner Parties

Karen Lee is now offering casual dinner parties at a reduced price. Additional menus upon request. All food is organic and I do the shopping myself.

Sit-Down Dinner for 6-12 People


Hors d’ouerves:

  • Asian Ratatouille in Endive Leaves
  • Wild Mushroom Spring Rolls

First Course:

  • Sautéed Red Snapper with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Second Course:

  • Sichuan Organic Chicken with Broccoli, Steamed Brown & White Riceor
  • Ginger Beef (Filet Mignon) with Snow Peas, Steamed Brown & White Rice


  • Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Fresh Blackberries


$1400 chef’s fee, plus cost of food and transportation. For example, a party of ten:

  • $1400 Chef’s Fee
  • $500 Food Cost
  • $100 Transportation ($150 outside Manhattan)

Buffet Dinner for 25 People or More


Hors d’ouerves:

  • Steamed Dumplings with Pork and Shrimp
  • Lentil and Goat Cheese Salad in Endive Leaves

Buffet Dinner:

  • Spiced Rubbed Pan Seared Salmon
  • Penne with Arrabiatta
  • Sauteed Chicken Breast with Lemon and Parsley
  • Chopped Salad


  • Apple Crisp with Crème Chantilly


  • $100 person (includes food cost)
  • $100 Transportation ($150 outside Manhattan)
  • $45 per hour Karen Lee cooking assistant

Additional Charges

Wait staff at $40.00 per hour or you may supply your own. A non-refundable 50% deposit is required when the party is booked. The balance is due the day of the party. Cancellations are not accepted after one week prior to the date.