Ariane Kitchen & Bar

Seasonal. Savory. Delicious. Comfort food.

San Filippo Montalcino wine dinner
7:30 PM19:30

San Filippo Montalcino wine dinner

San Filippo Montalcino

Wednesday July 19, 2017



Frito Misto

octopus, zucchini, cauliflower, artichoke, caper aioli


2015 Rosso di Montalcino



Seared duck breast

farro, arugula, strawberry, balsamic glaze


2012 Brunello



Fusilli, tomato, burrata, basil


2011 Brunello Le Lucere




Gruyere mashed potatoes, green beans


2012 Brunello Le Lucere



Chocolate, chocolate chip gelato



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to Feb 14

Valentine's Day


Cornmeal crusted oysters, fresh horseradish cream


"Heartbeet" salad, pomegranates, roasted carrots, pistachios, labne yogurt, white balsamic vinaigrette (GF)


Lobster salad, frisee, avocado, shaved fennel, wasabi caviar, Meyer lemon blood orange vinaigrette, basil remoulade (GF)


cupid's Arrow oysters (Maine) on the half shell, mignonette, sangrita  (GF)

$4 each

Pu Pu platter for two (warm brie in pastry, shrimp toast, duck spring rolls) 16

Sweet potato bisque, spicy chorizo, crispy kale


Arugula farro salad, ricotta salata, pomegranate seeds, roasted butternut squash, smoked almonds, lemon extra virgin olive oil vinaigrette (GF)



AKB Love Burger

American Kobe Beef, caramelized onions, chive spring onion Cheddar cheese, bacon, house-made fries


Short rib Wellington

mashed potatoes, winter vegetables



crab meat, asparagus, Mornay sauce (GF)


Monkfish, shrimp Fra Diavolo

broccolini, basil pesto, polenta fries


Brioche stuffed chicken breast

root vegetables, parsnip puree, apples, dark chicken jus (GF)


Pasta of the "Sweetheart" evening


Black garlic rubbed lamb chops

vadouvan carrot puree, raita, "French kiss" green beans, lentils (GF)


Menu subject to change

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NYE 2016
to Jan 1

NYE 2016

Join us for an evening to remember as we ring in the new year. 

Passed hors d'oeuvres, food stations, open bar & live music: all inclusive for $150 per person, tax and gratuity are included 

Call us at 973.744.0533 or email us at to make your reservations.


Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Cuban “cigar”

Prosciutto wrapped shrimp

Grilled cheese sandwich, pear spread

Sashimi tuna, caviar, crème fraiche on wonton crisp


Food Stations

Pasta, peas, squash, red peppers, burrata

New Year’s Eve Salad

(black eyed peas, figs, champagne shallot vinaigrette)

Oysters Rockefeller

Beef Wellington

 Lamb chops

French green beans, shallots, pecans

Deviled eggs


Passed Desserts


Sorbet pops

Millionaire shortbread

Champagne panna cotta


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Tony & Vicky Martell evening of jazz
5:00 PM17:00

Tony & Vicky Martell evening of jazz

Join the TJ Martell Foundation, WPLJ's Race Taylor and Chef Ariane Duarte in an evening sure to delight your senses.  

Chippy dippy, scallion dip/Vegetable crudite, dip 

Passed hors d’oeuvres (served on patio, weather permitting)

Pee wee goat cheese stuffed potato skins

Corn and smoked Gruyere beignets

Miniature crab cakes, caper remoulade 

Chicken satay, peanut sauce

Seated dinner (served with croissants)

Appetizer (choice of)

·Cobb salad, pickled chopped egg, avocado, bacon, tomato, corn, Smokey Oregon Blue, green goddess dressing  


·Mushroom bisque, caraway butter, rye crouton


·Butternut squash burrata crostini, fig vinaigrette, pepitas 


Entrée (choice of)

·Grilled black garlic rubbed flatiron steak, roasted poblano peppers, caramelized onions, potato leek cake, Blue béarnaise  


·Grilled bronzino, broccoli rabe, olives, capers, potatoes  


·Roasted half chicken, roasted sugar pumpkin, greens, chestnut sauce, chicken jus 

Coffee or tea (upon request)


· Flourless chocolate cake, malted chantilly cream, cocoa nib
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9:00 AM09:00

Coffee and a cause

  • 13 Trinity Place Montclair, NJ, 07042 United States (map)
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Join Chef Ariane Duarte and the Salvation Army at their 10th Annual Coffee and a Cause at 9:00 am 13 Trinity Place, Montclair NJ 07042   

The Salvation Army responds to the spiritual and physical needs of the community. They provide practical services and assistance to those facing difficult circumstances. Help them raise awareness and support for their Cornerstone Shelter and Community services. MORE DETAILS COMING SOON! 

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NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health and Fitness Expo
1:00 PM13:00

NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health and Fitness Expo

Join Ariane as she demonstrates some of her recipes at the 4th Annual NBC 4 & Telemundo 47 Health & Fitness Expo presented by Quest Diagnostics. It is a one-of-a-kind, family-friendly health and fitness weekend event held at MetLife Stadium. This free, non-ticketed event is open to the general public. The event is aimed at motivating people to engage in a healthy lifestyle with their community. Visitors to the NBC 4 & Telemundo47 Health & Fitness Expo will have the opportunity to walk on the field, tour the locker rooms and meet Giants players, and NBC 4 and T47 talent. Hosted by NBC 4’s Bruce Beck, Telemundo 47’s Veronica Contreras and Giant Rashad Jennings, the experience will also include fitness classes programmed across five stages throughout the stadium, as well as free health screenings provided by Quest Diagnostics.

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Neyers Vineyards Wine Dinner
7:00 PM19:00

Neyers Vineyards Wine Dinner

Grilled focaccia crostini, goat cheese, spring vegetables
2013 Chardonnay Carneros District

Smoked duck carpaccio, cherry compote
2013 Pinot Noir Roberts Road, Sonoma Coast

Ramp risotto
2014 St. Helena Zinfandel, Vista Luna Vineyard, Borden Ranch

Sliced flatiron steak, Hen of the Woods, parsnip puree, Cabernet reduction
2012 Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, Neyers Ranch-Conn Valley

Chocolate macaroons

$105 per person, plus tax and gratuity

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The Chef Next Door Book Signing
11:00 AM11:00

The Chef Next Door Book Signing

Cooking in the Kitchen with Chefs Amanda and Ariane

A Culinary Experience and Demonstration


Event Date – Sunday, February 21, 2016

2 Seatings – 11 am and 1 pm



To kick-off Amanda’s Cookbook – “The Chef Next Door”, Rockstar Chefs Amanda Freitag and Ariane Duarte – will demonstrate recipes from the cookbook.  These 2 hometown girls turned celebrity chefs will show you how it is done. 

Come be inspired at Ariane Kitchen Bar (AKB) in Verona, NJ.

Reserve your spot(s) since this is sure to sell out quickly and seats are limited.


Seating is limited so call 973-744-0533 for a reservation to this wonderful event!

$75.00/per person, includes a signed copy of the book


For a good cause – a portion of the proceeds will be donated to our friend Kathy Basil. 

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Altos Las Hormigas Wine Dinner
7:00 PM19:00

Altos Las Hormigas Wine Dinner

2014 Bonarda

First Course: Burrata, winter squash crostini, fig vianigrette, pepitas      2013 Malbec Terrior

Second Course: Rigatoni "duck cassoulet"     2013 Malbec Reserva

Main Course: Sliced sirloin, cauliflower puree, anchovy gremolata     2013 Malbec Vista Flores & 2013 Malbec Gualtallary

Dessert: Flourless chocolate cake, whipped cream, berries

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