Open Face Caprese Sandwich

Portion/Serving: 1 each
Revision Date: Feb 26, 2017
Add Ons: N/A
Availability: Ala Carte, IRD, GNG

Preheated combi oven set to convection, low fan, 500°F.

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1 each Ciabatta bun, 4", heel only, crown reserved for pimento cheese topping
Olive oil, As Needed
1 fl.oz. Mozzarella, fresh, sliced
oz. Basil pesto
3 oz. Roasted cherry tomatoes
2 tsp. Balsamic glaze
oz. Basil leaves, fresh, torn 1" pieces


  • Portion Scale
  • Sizzle Platter
  • Metal Spatula


  1. Place ciabatta on the sizzle platter, drizzle with olive oil, place in the oven for 2 minutes until lightly toasted. 
  2. Remove and build the sandwich as follows on the cutting board: 
    • Heel 
    • Basil pesto 
    • Mozzarella cheese
    • Roasted cherry tomatoes
    • Basil leaves 
  3. Slice the sandwich diagonally and place on craft paper lined wood board as shown in the photo, slightly offset. 
  4. Drizzle balsamic glaze over the sandwich. 
  5. Place the Guest’s chosen side alongside the sandwich.