Mother’s Day Dining at Chakra

by artfuldiner on May 4, 2011

in Breaking News, New Jersey, Restaurant Event, Special Celebrations, Wining and Dining

chakra1This coming Sunday, Mother’s Day, May 8th, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Chef Thomas Ciszak of Chakra Restaurant in Paramus, New Jersey, will be presenting a four-course menu, which will include some of his favorite dishes.


First Course (Choice of):

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktails “Three Ways”

Caesar Salad, Romaine Hearts, Lemon Confit, White Anchovies

Mesclun Greens, Fines Herbes, White Balsamic Vinaigrette

White & Green Asparagus Salad, Smoked Salmon, Dill Sour Cream

Foie Gras Torte, Truffle Remoulade, Grape Salad


Second Course (Choice of):

Horseradish-Crusted Crab Cake, Snow Pea Shoots, Mustard Seed Vinaigrette

Fried Calamari, Crispy Cherry Peppers, Aioli, Sofrito

White Asparagus Soup, Smoked Salmon, Dill

House-Made Rigatoni Ragu, Braised Short Rib, Ricotta Salata

Grilled Tofu, Bok Choy, Asparagus, Young Carrot-Coconut Broth

Baked Half Lobster Provençal, Slow-Roasted Tomatoes, Eggplant, Fines Herbes

Foie Gras, Ice Wine, Rhubarb, Brioche, Brown Butter Powder ($4.00 Supplement)


Main Course (Choice of):

Lightly Smoked Salmon, New Potatoes, English Peas, Asparagus, Ramps

Chili-Cinnamon-Glazed Chilean Sea Bass, Potato-Wrapped Shrimp, Lemongrass Nage

Sautéed Skate, Fennel, Citrus, Crispy Capers

Crispy Soft Shell Crab, Asian Greens, Miso-Lime Vinaigrette

Goffle Road Chicken, Sunchokes, Parsnip, Marcona Almonds, Mushrooms, Natural Jus

Filet Mignon, Spring Vegetables, Young Potatoes, Port Wine Jus

Slow-Cooked Pork Loin & Thick Cut Bacon, New Potatoes, Raisin-Verjus Gastrique

Roasted Leg of Lamb, Artichoke, Goat’s Milk Polenta, Black Olive Jus

Vegetarian Eggplant Tart, Sacred Chow Tofu, Tomato-Bell Pepper Coulis


Dessert (Choice of):

Coconut Tapioca, Golden Pineapples, Passion Fruit Sorbet

“I Love Mom” Chocolate Mousse Cake, Macerated Berries

Rhubarb-Strawberry Cheesecake, Grand Marnier Chantilly


The cost of the Mother’s Day special four-course menu is $56.00 per person (plus tax & gratuity). A children’s à la carte menu will also be available.


For more information, or to make reservations, please call (201) 556-1530.


Bon Appétit!



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