Chef's Specialty:  Ceviche 

Yellow fin Tuna, Snapper or Shrimp cooked in 

citrus and chillies with avocados, mango and other fresh delicacies 

Organic Coconut Shrimp Mango Pineapple Chutney 

Fresh Baked Focaccia Bites 

  • Tomato and Basil with Olive Oil 
  • Burrata Cheese, Prosciutto and Truffle Oil 
  • French Blue Cheese with Orange Marmalade 

Baked French Brie in Pastry and Almonds

Fig Jam, Pistachios and Orange 

Wild Mushrooms in Pastry  Savory cream 

Gulf of Mexico Blue Crab Bites 

Sweet Corn and chilies with bacon jam

Fried Green Tomato Bites

Roasted Tomato and Burrata  Pistachio Basil Pesto and Extra Virgin Olive Oil 

Butternut Squash Fallafel Bites 

Spicy Chili sauce and lemony yogurt sauce 

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs

Minty Creme fraiche 


Shrimp or Lobster Bisque rich shellfish stock with a cognac latte 

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup  Cinnamon cream and sriacha maple pepitas 

Seafood Stew in a bread bowl  Assorted Seafood in chorizo tomato wine broth 

Roasted Beet and Burrata Salad  Fresh Tomatoes, Citrus, Basil Pesto and Passionfruit  Champagne Vinaigrette 

Classic Caesar Salad  Crisp Chilled Romaine, Creamy Caesar Dressing, Parmesan Crusted Foccacia 

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad  Mixed Greens, Pepita Crusted Goat Cheese, Tomato  and Maple Balsamic vinaigrette 


Filet Mignon, classic Béarnaise with Potato Latkes, Asparagus or French Beans 

Marinated Skirt Steak Chimmichurri, Anna Potatoes, Tomato Avocado Salad 

Hazelnut Crusted Pork or Veal Schnitzel  Creamy Whipped Potatoes, Green Beans in tarragon sauce with crispy shallots 

Double Lamb Chops  Rosti Potato, Minted Gremolata and Madeira Mushroom Sauce 

Roasted 1/2 Chicken  Rosemary and Garlic with creamy whipped potatoes 

Pan Seared Duck Breast, Cherry Gastrique with Leek and Emanthaller Bread Pudding 

Organic Chicken Milanaise  Tomato Arugula Salad 

Chef Inspired Vegetarian and Vegan Dishes ​Please Ask 

Sea Specials 

Fresh Catch of the Day, homemade Tar Tar Sauce 

Cortez Fisherman's Stew A seafood lovers delight loaded with fresh fish and shellfish in a spicy tomato broth with fresh baked bread 

Seared Sea Scallops  proscecco cream sauce, Watercress fennel apple salad 

Olive Oil Poached Octopus, Lemon Confit and Garlic Herb Baby Potatoes, watercress salad 

Jumbo Caribbean Shrimp, Smoked Gruyere Grits, cajun vermouth sauce 

Crab Stuffed Lobster Tail, drawn butter  ​


Warm Molten Lava Cake Brandied Raspberries and Vanilla Icecream 

French Lemon Cake from Melissa's Lemon Tree, Blueberry Thyme Vodka Sauce and Vanilla Ice Cream 

Pastis de Natas  Portuguese egg custard filled pastry dusted cinnamon 

Florida Sunshine Cake  Orange Bourbon Glaze and Pistachio Ice Cream 

Cardamom spiced Carrot Cake Ginger Cream cheese Icing 

Coconut Panna Cotta Passionfruit sauce Coconut Granola ​

Florida Key Lime Pie. Buttery crust and Whipped Cream 

Suncoast Cuisine offers many different menus, foods and styles of eating.  If your perfect meal is not below, no worries.  Chef Melissa will make it for you. 

Classic Tapas 

Spanish and Portuguese Tapas and Petiscos 

Chef Melissa' s Menu 

A French Mediterranean American Coastal Fusion

Local Floridian Flair 

Eat Like a local on Vacation 

All Tapas are accompanied with artisan country bread freshly baked in Your home  

5-6 Tapas Recommended for parties of 6 or More 


Chef's Specialty:  Blue Crab Stuffed Piquillo Peppers wrapped in Smoked Bacon 

Garlic Shrimp in Sherry Wine Chorizo Sauce 

Local Middle Neck Clams

Steamed in Vinho Verde, garlic, tomato and fresh herbs 

Pasteis de Bacalahau Portuguese Salt Cod Fritters with creamy mustard sauce 

Steamed Mussels  Spanish spices, chorizo and Saffron broth  

Crispy Calamari in light Tempura flour 

Lemon Pepper Aioli 


Catalan Tomato Bread Garlic and Roasted Tomato 

Chicken Fennel Meatballs   Lemon Oregano Sauce

Croquetas  Ham and Cheese  Serrano Ham and Manchego Bechamel in a Fried Croquette Cracked Black Pepper Aioli 

Spanish Garlic Mushrooms Sherry Wine and Lemon 

Sliced Cured and Smoked Iberian and Italian Meats

Assorted International Cheeses​​​


Organic Coconut Shrimp  Pineapple Mango Chutney 

Key West Conch Fritters. Orange Mustard sauce 

Steamed Clams  

Red Snapper Ceviche. Mango, Avocado and chillies cooked in Citrus juices 

Blue Crab Bites. Roasted Corn and Bacon Jam 

Beef Empanadas. Smoked Paprika Sauce 

Louisiana Oysters. Fried, Baked or Raw with traditional accompaniments 

Crispy Cornmeal Fried Gator Tail. Red Chile sauce

​Fried Green Tomatoes  Pimento Cheese and Smoked Bacon with Lemony Arugula 


​Conch Chowder. a fiery tomato base chowder with fresh conch meat 

Local Catch Chowder. fresh catch cooked a creamy seafood broth 

​Classic Caesar salad  parmesan and garlicky dressing with ground anchovies 

Classic Mixed Green Salad  fresh lettuce and garden vegetables with homemade ranch or vinaigrette 


Catch of the Day  boiled garlic herb potatoes, Tar Tar Sauce and homemade Cole slaw and HushPuppies 

​Shrimp and Grits. Blackened Red Shrimp with Cajun Vermouth Sauce and Creamy Smoked Gouda Grits 

​Grilled Jumbo Ribeye Steak. Crispy Home fry style potatoes and choice of vegetable 

Caribbean Rum Marinated Chicken. Cuban style black beans, fried plantains( tostones), choice of vegetable 

Meat or Seafood Paella  Saffron Rice, Chorizo, Clams, Mussels, Shrimp and Chicken 

Classic Southern BBQ. Please ask for more details 


Please look under Chef Melissa's menu