ASTORIA, N.Y., July 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Christos Steak House is pleased to announce the opening of its exclusiveoutdoorprivate dining area, "The Backyard" on June 22 and thereafter through October. "The Backyard" will be open for dinner Thursdays through Sundays from 4pm-11 pm. It has its own entrance through an unmarked door and provides guests with the opportunity to "peek" at the restaurant's kitchen on the way to the dining area. Complete with its own chef and private server, the "Backyard" offers its own unique fare. Encased within hardwood charcoal, suckling pig, baby lamb and whole pork shoulder are roasted to perfection and served right before guests. Christos' prime beef is also available. When guests arrive they are treated to hors d'oeuvres prepared to order by a private chef. Some of the available appetizers include: Grilled Calamari, Blue Point Oysters with Cucumber Mignonette, Prime Beef Sliders, Grilled Gulf Shrimp, and Grilled Haloumi Cheese. Also included is a choice of salads such as, Baby Arugula with Smoked Feta Cheese, Beefsteak Tomato Salad and Organic Bibb Lettuce Salad. All meats are accompanied with vegetable sides. Christos Steak House specializes in prime dry aged beef. It work directly with only prime meat purveyors ensuring that high standards are met. Once the meat arrives, it is placed in Christos' dry aging room on premises and aged for 21 days. The complete menu for "The Backyard" is customized according to guests' preferred selection. Imagine hosting a personal barbeque without lifting a finger! "The Backyard" dining can accommodate 15-18 seated and 30 for cocktail party. Pricing starts at $65 per person with a minimum of 12 persons per party. Full Bar is available as well as any specialty cocktails.