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Private Parties in Great Taste

As you work with Heinen's professional chefs and creative event coordinators, you will find endless culinary options and beautiful presentations to suit any theme, occasion and setting. We are able to expertly accommodate guestlists of any size and our superbly prepared and graciously served menus will make for an incredibly delicious and festive party.

In Home Private Parties and Entertaining

Let our event planners and chefs create a special menu  that creates a delicious and lasting memory for you and for your guests.

We asked Heinen’s executive chef, Ron Perkins to share his thoughts and suggestions for home entertaining.   “As a chef I love to cook from an endless selection of seasonal food.  My wife and I enjoy inviting our talented  ‘chef friends’ to our home for an evening of foodie fun and cooking.

We have one simple rule … don’t bring any food, just bring your talent and your significant other.  We pray for good weather because we will be cooking outdoors from a mystery basket that is filled with great finds that we have carefully selected from the thousands of items available at Heinen’s. 

My wife and I present an assortment of hand-crafted artisan cheeses and a seafood tray that we carefully selected from the cheese and seafood departments at Heinen’s. This year we had a wonderful crumbly Barber's 1833 Vintage Reserve Cheddar and Moonfish fillets from Hawaii.  And, of course, a wide selection of wine and beer and what you would  expect at a chef’s house, a pantry and refrigerator full of amazing food and ingredients awaiting the guest chefs.  They can select from lamb loin, shrimp, lobster meat, salmon, chicken, beef and pork – plus purple potatoes, Zima tomatoes, fresh vegetables, specialty pasta, olives and fresh picked herbs from our garden – just to give you an idea of the extensive list of what they get to choose from to create their own signature course. The evening is the highlight of year for everyone with over the top food, great stories and camaraderie that fill our stomachs and hearts."  

Tapas Appetizers
Shrimp and Barber 1833 Cheddar Stuffed Mushrooms
Heirloom Tomato Chèvre Crostini
Sesame Marinated Chicken Skewers
Point Judith Calamari Fritti
Basil Dill Divers Scallops

First Course
Heirloom Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Onion Vinaigrette
Herb Croissant with Butter Rose

Entrée Course
Coulibac of Moonfish
Fresh poached flaked Moonfish tossed with spinach, wild mushroom, hard cooked eggs wrapped in puff pastry, baked, sliced and finished with Hollandaise
Poached Rainbow Beets in a Honey Glaze

Dessert Course
Tiramisù and Coffee Service

While our catering menu covers a wide array of options, we will gladly create custom menus to suit your every need. The menu above is an example of a menu that includes custom items outside of our typical offering.

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We're Heinen's Grocery Stores, a Cleveland, OH based family-owned grocery store established in 1929. Focused on quality meats, fresh market produce and superior customer service, we make grocery shopping something to smile about.