Foodlove Market, an upscale specialty market from Newport Restaurant Group located at 1037 Aquidneck Avenue in Middletown, is pleased to announce the addition of catering services, perfect for corporate and at-home gatherings, as well as provisioning spring and summer beach and boating events.  For more information, please visit www.foodlovemarket.com.

“Offering catering services has been part of our growth plan since we opened Foodlove last summer, and we are thrilled to reach that goal as we approach the busy summer season,” said Jeff Tenner, Director of Concept Development, Newport Restaurant Group.  “Our culinary team has crafted a wonderful menu of appetizers, entrees, salads, sandwiches and more, perfect for any occasion.”

Foodlove’s catering service, available now, provides guests the opportunity to enjoy a variety of chef-driven items at home for any size gathering.  All menu items serve six-to-eight guests and are available to be pre-ordered and picked up at Foodlove.  Delivery is not available at this time.

Offerings include cold appetizers such as a Charcuterie & Cheese Platter; vegetarian Mezze Platter; Chips & Dips; Shrimp Cocktail Platter; and a Sushi Box with assorted rolls.  Hot appetizers (to be heated at home), include Crab Cakes; Bacon Wrapped Scallops; Portuguese Stuffed Clams; four flavors of Chicken Wings, Buffalo, BBQ, Spice-Rubbed, or Sriracha Honey; Edamame Potstickers; and Spinach & Feta Stuffed Mushrooms.

Salad offerings include Classic Caesar, Greek Chopped, Chicken Cobb, Field Greens, and Bowen’s “Chopped” Wedge, while cold side dishes include Harissa Lime Couscous Salad, Ancient Grain Salad, Thai Peanut Rice Noodle Salad, Mediterranean Pasta Salad, New Potato Salad with grain mustard, and Marinated Tomato and Cucumber Salad.  Sides to be heated at home include Black Truffle Grilled Asparagus, Green Beans with Crispy Shallots, Roasted Sweet Potatoes Wedges, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, regular or sweet Mashed Potato, Penne al Pomodoro, Mac ‘n’ Cheese, and Rice and Black Beans.

Platters of half-sandwiches and tea sandwiches are available, as well as soups, including The Mooring’s famous Clam Chowder, Watermelon Gazpacho, and Italian Wedding.

Main courses include grilled Lemon Chicken, grilled Chicken Thighs, grilled Salmon Fillets, roasted Pork Tenderloin, marinated Steak Medallions, Pistachio-Crusted Cod, Crab -Stuffed Sole, Foodlove’s signature Lasagna, Vegetarian White Lasagna, Meatballs with marinara sauce, and Avvio’s Chicken Parmesan.

Desserts by the dozen include Castle Hill Cookies (regular and gluten free) and Flourless Brownies, as well as whole Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie, Flourless Chocolate Cake, and Lemon Ricotta Pie.

For more information, visit www.foodlovemarket.com.

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp. Although not the founder or original owner, Belmore has been with What'sUpNewp since its early beginnings in 2012.

Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

He and his wife, Jen, as well as their two dogs (Aero and June), recently moved to Alexandria, Virginia. Belmore travels back and forth to Newport every couple of weeks to cover events, work on story ideas, to meet with What'sUpNewp's on-the-ground contributors, to visit friends, and to eat as much seafood as possible.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.