Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Mother's Day Dinner at The Palm Court Restaurant & Wine Cellar

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

Celebrate your Mom this Mother's Day with a delicious dinner in the beautiful Palm Court Restaurant & Wine Cellar!

The Palm Court Restaurant at The Carltun is the perfect setting to wine and dine the special women in your life and show them just how much they mean to you!

Take a look at our menu for Mother's Day dinner below. Reservations can be made by calling 516-542-0700 ext.1. The price is $60.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. For more information on all events happening at The Carltun, visit us online at

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail 
Served with a classic Cocktail Sauce
Artisan Camembert en Croute 
Pan Roasted Camembert Cheese with Lingonberry and Orange Glaze
Barbecue Grilled Oysters 
Pine Island Grilled Fresh Oysters with a Garlic Lemon Butter and Barbecue Sauce
Porcini Truffle Ravioli
Pan Roasted Porcini Ravioli with Artichoke, Truffle Oil and Manchengo Cheese
Palm Court Seafood Plate
 Includes Long Island Lobster, Champagne Seafood Salad, Oysters, Clams and Alaskan King Crab Legs (Additional $100 per table)

BLT Salad
Iceberg Lettuce, Tomato and Gorgonzola Cheese with Apple Smoked Bacon and Blue Cheese Dressing
Burgundy Pear Salad
Pears Poached in Burgundy, Chilled and Served with Walnuts, Berries & Provolone 

South African Lobster Tail and Petite Beef Mignon with Portobello Sauce 
Served with Mashed Potatoes and Tied Spring Vegetables 
Roasted Chilean Sea Bass
Served with a Port Wine Reduction, Spinach and Mashed Potatoes 
Roasted Amish-Raised Free Range Chicken
Served with Porcini Mushroom Sauce, Polenta Fries and Tied Haricot Vert
Cajun Penne Pasta
Sauteed Vegetables and Herbs over Penne Pasta, Served with Spicy Tomato Sauce and Parmesan Cheese

Pastry Chef's Dessert Tasting Plate
Coffee and Tea

Friday, April 25, 2014

Rodney Strong Wine Tasting

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

Get into the spirit of Spring at The Carltun! We invite you to join us for the Rodney Strong Wine Tasting on Thursday, May 8th at 7:30 pm. 

View our menu for the evening below. Reservations are recommended and can be made by calling 516-542-0700 ext.1. The price for this event is $125.00 per person plus tax and gratuity. 

Assorted Hors D'oeuvres 
Chalk Hill Sauvignon Blanc Estate Vineyards, 2011
Chalk Hill Chardonnay, Estate Vineyards, 2011

Zucchini Blossoms 
Stuffed Zucchini Flowers with Goat Cheese, Mascarpone and Parmesan over Filetto di Pomodoro 
Paired with: Russian River Valley, Pinot Noir, Estate Vineyeards, 2011

Veal Agnolotti 
Veal Ossobucco Shredded and wrapped in Homemade Pasta served in a Chanterelle and Truffle Essence Sauce
Paired with: Cabernet Sauvignon, Alexander Valley Estate, Alexander Valley

Rib Eye Steak
16 oz. Dry Aged 100% All Natural Black Angus Rib Eye Raised in Amish Country
Paired with: Symmetry Red Meritage, Alexander Valley, 2010

Berry Napoleon 
Thin Phyllo Pastry Layers with Blueberries, Raspberries & Strawberries and Chocolate Pastry Cream
Paired with: True Gentleman Port, 2007

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Celebrate Mom at The Carltun this Mother's Day!

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

Mother's Day is right around the corner! Do you want to show your mom just how special she is? Join us at The Carltun for a special Mother's Day Brunch that any women in your life is sure to love!

Our price for Mother's Day Brunch is $50 per adult and $20 per child (ages 3-10).

Our buffet brunch menu is as follows:

The Carltun
"Grand Ballroom"
Mother's Day Brunch - Sunday, May 11, 2014

Cocktail Bar
One Complimentary Bloody Mary, Mimosa or Glass of Wine
Unlimited Juices, Soft Drinks, Coffee & Tea 

Continental Station
Fresh Fruit, Assorted Danishes, Croissants, Mini Muffins, Bagels & Atlantic Smoked Salmon

Breakfast Station
Omelets made to order, Bacon, Sausage & Home Fried Potatoes 

Seafood Station
Jumbo Shrimp, Fresh Clams & Oysters served with Champagne Seafood Salad 

Tuscan Italian Antipasto Station & Salad
Provolone, Fresh Melon, Roasted Peppers, Sliced Tomato, Mozzarella, Sopressata, Artichokes, Olives & Homemade Breads 

Carving Station
Sliced Marinated Steak with Three Onion Au Jus & Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes 
Fresh Turkey with Warm Cranberry Glaze & Fresh Green Beans

Saute Station 
Free Range Chicken Breast Piccata & Scarpariello served with Wild Rice

Pasta Station
Filetto di Pomodoro, A la Vodka, and Carbonara Sauces with Penne, Tortellini & Fettuccini

Fish Grill
Shish Kabob Style Marinated Salmon & Sword Fish Presented with Summer Salsa

Kids Corner
Macaroni & Cheese, Chicken Fingers & French Fries

Dessert Cafe 
Fresh Fruit, Assorted Cakes & Pies, Variety of Mousses, Profiteroles & Hot Apple Strudel
Make Your Own Sundae Station

For more information on all events happening at The Carltun, visit us online at To reserve your table for Mother's Day, give us a call today at 516-542-0700 ext.1. 

Thursday, April 17, 2014

April Wine Tasting Dinner

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

Are you looking for a night out? Join as at the beautiful Palm Court Restaurant & Wine Cellar at The Carltun for our four-course wine tasting dinner!

Throughout the month of April, we will be featuring the cuisine and wine of the Pacific Rim. 

For reservations and more information, give us a call at 516-542-0700 ext.1. We look forward to hearing from you. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Meatless Italian Menu to End Lenten Fast

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

We cordially invite you to end your Lenten Fast here at The Carltun. Executive Chef Rodrigo Bernal has created a delicious Meatless Italian Menu for you to enjoy on Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Holy Saturday.

Our menu is as follows: 

Pennette al Pesto..15
Small Penne Pasta with a Spicy Sicilian Basil Sauce

Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms..15
Goat Cheese and Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini Blossoms 

Asparagus Risotto...14
Parmesan Asparagus Risotto topped with Sauteed Oyster Mushrooms

Eggplant Lasagna...18 
Thin Layers of Lightly Breaded Eggplant with a Pomodoro Sauce and Buffalo Mozzarella 

Calamari alla Luciana...14
Calamari in a Light White Wine Spicy Tomato Sauce 

Fennel Salad...10
Arugula, Fennel Shavings, Oranges, Pignoli Nuts and a Citrus Olive Oil

Fettuccine with a Shrimp Bolognese...28 
Homemade Fettuccine in a Marinated Shrimp Sauce with Basil and Parmesan Cheese

Bucatini with Spicy Shrimp...28
Bucatini Pasta with Hot & Sweet Peppers, Jumbo Shrimp, Basil and Pignoli Nuts

Lobster Fra Diavolo...38
Spaghetti with Lobster in a Spicy Tomato Sauce

Grilled Bronzini over Asparagus and Polenta Rings with an Herb Olive Oil Sauce

Tono Al Forno...33
Yellowfin Tuna Poached in the Over with Wine and Lemon

Pesce al Cartoccio...40
Halibut, Shrimp, Mussels, Vongole, and Lobster Wrapped and Baked 

To reserve your table, give us a call today at 516-542-0700 ext.1. For more information on all events happening at The Carltun, visit us online at 

Thursday, April 10, 2014

April Wine Tasting Menu

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

This April, don't miss out on our delicious four-course wine tasting dinner featuring the wine and cuisine of the Pacific Rim. Our wine tasting dinner is available every Tuesday through Friday from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm. 

Take a look at this months tasting menu. To reserve your table, give us a call at 516-542-0700 ext.1. For more information on events happening at The Carltun, please visit us online at

First Course
Smoked Salmon Benedict with Sour Cream Chive Hollandaise 
Buried Cane, Riesling, Columbia Valley, 2010

Second Course
Potato Ravioli with Morel Wild Mushroom Sauce
Rainstorm, Pinot Noir, Oregon 2011 

Third Course
Skirt Steak with Beefsteak Tomato Salsa, Fried Leeks and Smoked Bacon
Wild Meadows, Merlot, Washington State, 2011

Blackberry Pie
Pacific Rim, Sweet Riesling, Columbia Valley, 2011
Coffee or Tea 

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Passover Seder at The Palm Court Restaurant and Wine Cellar

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

The Carltun invites you to join us for Passover Seder on Tuesday, April 15th from 5:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the beautiful Palm Court Restaurant and Wine Cellar.

Our menu is as follows:

A Glass of Kosher Wine

Traditional Ceremonial Plate Available
(Includes Shank Bone, Roasted Egg Etc.) 

Gefilte Dish with Fresh Grated Horseradish 
Eggplant Caponata 
Chicken Consomme with Matzo Balls

California Wild Green Salad with Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes & Balsamic Vinaigrette 
Roasted Portobello Mushroom Ratatouille 

Traditonal Brisket with Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
Roasted Free Range Chicken with an Apple Brandy Sauce served with Braised Turnips & Haricot Verts
Grilled Wild Salmon in a Horseradish Aioli served with Fingerling Potatoes & Tied Vegetables 

Sweet Tasting Plate
Flourless Chocolate Cake, Old Fashioned Coconut Macaroons 

To make your Passover reservations, give us a call at 516-542-0700 ext.1. For more information on all events happening at The Carltun, visit us online at

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Easter Sunday at The Palm Court Restaurant and Wine Cellar

The Carltun / (516) 542-0700

Easter Sunday  is quickly approaching. Do you and your loved ones have plans? If not, we hope that you will join us at the Palm Court Restaurant and Wine Cellar!

Take a look at our menu for Easter dinner below. The price is $58.00 per person and $30.00 per child (ages 3-10). For reservations and more information give us a call at 516-542-0700 ext.1.

Jumbo Crab Meat, Shrimp & Avocado Tower
Served with a Tomato & Cucumber Citrus Glaze

Smoked Salmon Bouquet
Over a potato Pancake with a Lemon Beurre Blanc & Caviar Garnish

Veal Agnolotti
Homemade Veal Agnolotti with a Sage Butter Sauce

Wild Mushroom Risotto
Shiitake, Oyster, Chanterelle and Brown & White Mushrooms

*Palm Court Seafood Plate*- 
L.I. Lobster, Shrimp, Alaskan King Crab, Champagne Seafood Salad, Oysters & Clams 
(Additional Charge of $100.00 per table)

Spinach Salad & Smoked Bacon
Wilted Spinach with a Crispy Goat Cheese Fritter & Smoked Bacon in a Red Wine Vinaigrette

Chilled Burgundy Pear Salad
Pears, Raspberries & Walnuts over Fresh California Greens in a Raspberry Vinaigrette

Colorado Lamb Ossobuco
Braised Lamb Shank over Tomato Orzo

Amish Free Range Chicken
Roasted Organic Chicken accompanied by Porcini Au Jus served with String Beans and a Risotto Cake

Filet Mignon
Grilled Filet Mignon complimented by a Vidalia Onion Sauce served with Casablanca Mashed Potatoes and Tied Vegetables

Grilled Bronzini
Grilled Bronzini over Asparagus and Polenta Rings in an Herb Olive Oil Sauce

Harvest Plate
Quinoa, Ratatouille and Sautéed Artichoke Hearts in a Basil Oil

“Chef’s Choice” Dessert Tasting Plate with Coffee & Tea