Kirsten’s Italian Grill and Caterers is nestled in Hunterdon County and owned and operated by John and Ellen Hrindo.

John has been a chef for over 40 years. His training is varied and includes traditional and gourmet Italian as well as French and American cuisine. He draws from these various traditions to create an appealing menu.

Our menu ranges widely with traditional Italian food as well as the gourmet, with pasta dishes, seafood, chicken, veal and prime meats. Some of our customer favorites include Blackened Shrimp and Garlic, Smoked Mozzarella and Roasted Peppers, Salmon in lemon burr blanc and Lamb Osso Bucco. A cozy wood-burning oven gives a whole new flavor to pizza and other various appetizers. Weekly specials complete the extensive menu along with wonderful homemade desserts.

Feel Free to bring your own wine and libations.

We are happy to host your special occasion including birthdays, weddings, showers and christenings as well as a repast to celebrate your loved one's life.

Take advantage of our extensive catering menu. Full and half trays are available as well as full service catering.

Kirsten’s is open daily for lunch and dinner and take out is also available.

Stop in soon. We are sure to become a family favorite!

We take pride in our cooking and know we can help create fond memories for your family, friends and you. You are the main ingredient in making a meal a special event and our restaurant provides the perfect setting to enjoy the company of family and friends.

Chef John Hrindo

Chef John Hrindo

Chef John Hrindo trained at two of New Jersey’s finest restaurants L’Affaire in Mountainside, N.J. and Ferraro’s in Westfield, N.J.