John Rizzo is the Director of Dietary Services with UPMC Senior Living Corporation. With over 30 years in the food service industry, he has extensive experience with a number of restaurants and Country Clubs in the Pittsburgh area. John is coincidentally the graphic designer and contributor to the Hampton News.

                                                  

CHEF'S CORNER

Salads

Balsamic vinaigrette
Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
Cranberry Relish
Creamy fresh fruit and mint salad
Cucumber and portabella salad
Greek tomato salad
Grilled Vegetable salad
Mediterranean potato salad
Sauerkraut salad
Spinach, almond, and cranberry salad
Watermelon waldorf
Wheat berry salad

Entrees

Apricot chicken
Asian orange chicken
Asian style short ribs
Balsamic glazed chicken
Balsamic glazed ham
Chicken Florentine
Chicken with Pomegranate Sauce
Chicken with shallot and fennel sauce
Chili
Fresh fish
Grilled Cajun shrimp
Italian pasta beans and kale
London Broil
Marinara sauce
Maryland crabcakes
Oyster bread dressing
Pasta and Broccoli
Roast turkey
Salmon with wasabi sauce
Shrimp & pasta in pesto cream sauce
Shrimp Etouffee
Steak with bourbon mustard sauce
Stuffed acorn squash
Stuffed eggplant
Texas beef brisket
Whitefish Siciliano

Desserts

Apple oatmeal cookies
Apple strudel
Bananas Foster
Blueberry cream pie
Blueberry Pound cake
Chocolate fondue
Chocolate mocha truffles
Chocolate truffle pie
Crème Brulee
Double layer pumpkin pie
Peanut butter pie
Pear cobbler
Pistachio cake
Pumpkin cake
Strawberry Mango Sorbet
Sweet crepes

Appetizers

Onion Blossom
Strawberry salsa

Soups

Chilled melon soup
Cream of asparagus soup
Garden Fresh Tomato Soup
Pasta Fagioli
Roasted red pepper bisque
Sausage and potato soup
Stuffed pepper soup
Turkey chowder
Wedding soup
Winter Squash Bisque

Sides

Barley and Wild Mushroom Pilaf
Greens and beans
Grilled Sweet Potatoes
Potato pancakes
Rice and lentil pilaf
Risotto
Roasted root vegetables
Scalloped Apples
Sesame asparagus
Stir fried vegetables
Stuffed Zucchini blossoms
White cheddar macaroni and cheese
Wild mushroom rice pilaf

Miscellaneous

Convection oven
Fruit smoothie
High protein workout drink
Organic food
Soaring prices at the Grocery store
Super fruits
The immersion blender
Traditional Christmas Foods
Watermelon strawberry lemonade
What the experts think you should be eating

Breads

Chocolate banana bread
Crusty French bread
Tiramisu bread