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BAR & BAT MITZVAHS AT CICALA

 

We specialize in making your child's milestone occasion a memory that will last a lifetime. A variety of packages are available, each including  a unique mocktail hour with non alcoholic "cocktails" and kid friendly hors d'oeuvres, just for them.  

 

Our space can accommodate parties large and small with the use of our main dining room, outside patio, and hotel lobby. (Outside patio can be tented.) DJ and dance floor are permitted, and we offer a ceremony area if necessary.   Contact Angela@cicalarestaurant.com for further details.

   

          What’s Included?

 

  • Four-Hour Deluxe Bar

  • Kid’s “Mocktail” Hour 

  • Selection of 1 Cocktail Hour Station 

  • Selection of 4 Passed Hors d’oeuvres

  • Selection of 4 Kid-Friendly Passed Hors d’oeuvres

  • Three-course Dinner with Entrée Selection Tableside

 

     $195.00 per person

    (service charges & appropriate taxes are additional.)

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BUTLERED HORS D’OEUVRES

SELECT FOUR

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Classic Bruschetta

Tomato, basil, red onion, garlic, extra virgin olive oil

 

 

Tuna Crudo

Bruschetta, Sicilian pistachios

 

*Arancini Siciliani

Aborio rice, saffron, peas, tomato, mozzarella

*Caprese Skewer

Mozzarella, cherry tomato, basil, extra virgin olive oil

 

 

White Anchovy Crostino

Capers, lemon, extra virgin olive oil

Grilled Octopus

Heirloom bean salad

 

 

Mortadella Spiedino

Mortadella skewer slight charred,

with salsa verde

*Vegetarian

 

 Olive Ascolana

Breaded and fried stuffed olives, filled with chicken & mortadella

 

Scampi

Shrimp sauteed in garlic, extra virgin olive oil,

toasted almonds, breadcrumbs

 

Arrosticini

Skewers of grilled baby lamb cooked over coals with rosemary

 

*Pallotte di Cacio e Uova

Fried “meatless meatballs” of bread, egg, parsley, pecorino cheese, San Marzano tomatoes D.O.P.

 

*Eggplant Involtini

Fried strips of eggplant, filled with ricotta, basil, parmigiano, San Marzano tomatoes D.O.P.

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COCKTAIL HOUR STATIONS

SELECT ONE

GRILLED & SOTT’OLIO STATION

 

  • Assorted marinated olives

  • Grilled marinated zucchini

  • Eggplant oreganata

  • Roasted and marinated bell peppers

  • Marinated wild mushrooms

  • House-made rustic breads, focaccia, olive oil crackers

MOZZARELLA BAR

 

  • Assorted fresh cheeses and accompaniments.

  • Mozzarella, burrata, and ricotta

  • Cherry tomato and basil salad

  • Basil pesto, Eggplant caponata

  • Roasted marinated bell peppers

  • Extra-virgin olive oil and balsamic vinegar

  • House-made rustic breads, focaccia, olive oil crackers

SALUMI & CHEESE STATION

 

  • Chef’s selection of artisanal Italian charcuterie. (Capocollo prosciutto, & salami)

  • Crumbled Parmigiano Reggiano

  • Ciliegine mozzarella marinated in extra virgin olive oil, red pepper flake, oregano 

  • Sliced imported pecorino 

  • Marinated olives, artichokes, & giardiniera

  • House-made rustic breads, focaccia, olive oil crackers

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ENHANCE YOUR COCKTAIL HOUR

RISOTTO ACTION STATION    $18 pp          *GLUTEN FREE

Risotto cooked to order in the following styles.    

 

Select 1    

Wild mushroom risotto

Basil pesto risotto

Sausage lemon risotto

Frutti di mare risotto

 

 

PASTA STATION.   $20 pp

Select 1 Pasta:   Potato Gnocchi, Ricotta Filled Ravioli, or Garganelli 

Select 1 Sauce:  Classic Tomato & Basil, Basil pesto, Bolognese  

 

 

POLENTA STATION   $17 pp      *GLUTEN FREE

Slow cooked polenta with guest’s choice of topping.

 

Mushroom Marsala Ragu 

Pork Sausage Tomato Ragu

Classic San Marzano Tomato & Basil sauce

Grated Parmigiano Reggiano cheese 

CULATELLO STATION   $20 pp

18-month aged Culatello di Zibello DOP sliced to order, on our vintage-style fly wheel slicer. 

RAW BAR     $25 pp

Jumbo shrimp cocktail, oysters on the half-shell, Stone crab claws, tuna tartar, Branzino ceviche.

 

*****CHEF ATTENDANT FEE PER STATION OF $150 PER 50 GUESTS.

DINNER MENU SELECTIONS

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     SALAD   (SELECT 1)

 

     Insalata Rucola        

     Arugula and baby artichoke salad, lemon vinaigrette and shaved parmigiano

     Caesar salad                        

      Romaine, garlic focaccia croutons, Parmigiano Reggiano, anchovies

     Insalata della Nonna      

      Mixed green salad, cherry tomatoes, shaved carrots, sliced cucumber, oregano,

      red wine vinaigrette      

      Radicchio Salad                

      Assorted radicchio and bitter greens, sliced apples, camndied walnuts,

      crumbled Gorgonzola, walnut vinaigrette

    

     PASTA (SELECT 1)

 

    Potato gnocchi with Bolognese sauce (vegetarian option available)

     Seasonal Vegetable Risotto        

     Ricotta filled Tortelli, brown butter-sage sauce

    Orecchiette, broccoli rabe, garlic, extra-virgin olive oil, red pepper flake 

    SECONDO  (SELECT 2 FOR TABLESIDE SELECTION)

 

    Primitivo Braised Short Rib, potato puree, glazed baby carrots  

   Chicken alla Casalinga   Roasted half chicken, carrrots, red onion,

     Yukon Gold potatoes, rosemary, extra-virgin olive oil        

    Mediterranean Sea Bass Filet in Aqua Pazza.  Garlic, capers, olives,

    cherry tomatoes, extra virgin olive oil, white wine, couscous 

    

    VEGETARIAN ENTREE AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST   

    DESSERT   (Select 1)

 

    Babamisu  

     Neapolitan rum-soaked pastry, tiramisu cream, crispy phyllo 

    Torta al Cioccolato  

     Flourless chocolate cake, dark chocolate espresso sauce, almond gelato,

     toasted almonds

 

    We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions.

    Please alert us in advance if possible.  

ENHANCE YOUR DESSERT 

    CANNOLI BAR ACTION STATION   $15 pp

     Our house-made cannoli shells filled to order with guest’s choice of

     cannoli cream and toppings. 

 

     Cannoli Creams:  Traditional Sicilian sweet ricotta, Almond Ricotta,

     and Espresso Ricotta

     Toppings:  Toasted almonds, pistachios, chocolate chips, rainbow sprinkles,  

     maraschino cherries,  powdered sugar, chocolate covered  espresso beans

     

 

     LA PICCOLA PASTICCERIA FOR THE TABLE    $25 pp

    (ALSO AVAILABLE AS BUTLERED DESSERT)

 

     An assortment of mini, Italian pastries and cookies including:  Tiramisu cups,

     mini baba, mini cannoli, biscotti,  Nutella cigars,  chocolate truffles,

     almond cookies,  ricotta cookies, seasonal mini tarts and cakes.

 

     

     GELATO & SORBETTI BAR.  $15 pp

     

      Chef’s choice of 4 flavors of our signature gelato or sorbet with assorted toppings

       and olive oil citrus biscotti.  Sorbetti flavors vary by season.  

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     BAR PACKAGE

   4-HOUR DELUXE OPEN BAR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

 

   1 Premium Sommelier Selected Red Wine

 

  1 Premium Sommelier Selected White Wine

 

  2 Types Craft Beer. Imported Italian Birra Lucana & Neshaminy Creek

 

  TOP SHELF COCKTAILS

  (Grey Goose Vodka, Bullet bourbon, Bluecoat gin, Smith & Cross rum,

   Dickel rye,  Espolon or Codigo tequila)

 

  Non-alcoholic soft drinks, iced tea, water, juice, coffee, and tea.

KID'S COCKTAIL HOUR

Mozzarella In Carrozza

fried buffalo mozzarella

 

Polpette

mini meatballs

(pork can be substituted or left out)

                                

Pigs In A Blanket

beef hotdogs wrapped in puff pastry

 

Zeppulelle di Zucca

fried zucchini bites

Pinzimonio

crudite of raw vegetables with dipping sauce

Gnocchi

potato gnocchi, marinara, parmigiana

 

Pollo Fritte

fried chicken parmigiana strips

 

Caprese

fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil skewers

 

Focaccia Pizzette

 house made focaccia bites with assorted toppings 

 

Mini Sliders

mini beef hamburgers

​Pizza Fritte

fried pizza dough, marina, basil

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KID’S MOCKTAILS

(non-alcoholic)

The Beach Bear

Pineapple  juice, cranberry juice, strawberries,  mint, colored sugar rim, gummy bears, paper umbrella

Space Invader

Grenadine, blue curacao syrup, blueberries, lemonade,

pop rocks

 

Gondola Driver

Sparkling apple juice, frozen  peach puree, lime juice, Swedish fish

Edible Clouds

Raspberry sparkling water, cranberry juice, cotton candy

Also includes soft drinks, water, & juices,

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AMARI BAR   $25 per person 

   Our Amaro collection is one of the largest in the city, with 

   many rare bottles in house.  Tasting of 6 types of amari 

 

 

   AFTER DINNER DRINKS & CORDIALS 

   (PRICE BASED UPON CONSUMPTION )

 

 

   SIGNATURE WELCOME DRINKS

  Create your own signature cocktail and fun garnishes for 

  your guests to enjoy on your special day. Pricing dependent 

  upon chosen alcohols and ingredients.

 

 

  WINE & DINE

 

  Cicala Restaurant has received for the second year in a row, 

  Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence.  If you are interested 

  in a particular wine from our portfolio, please let us know in 

  advance.  Our sommelier will be happy to assist you with 

  wine pairings to suit your menu.  

     ENHANCE YOUR BAR PACKAGE

Please contact Angela at angela@cicalarestaurant.com for further details 

and assistance in creating your special event.

Cicala At The Divine Lorraine    699 N. Broad St.    Philadelphia PA 

www.cicalarestaurant.com    (267) 886-9334