Appetizers

2018 Appetizer, Platters and Trays Menu

Cold/Room Temperature Appetizers

(each order comes with 2 pieces, unless otherwise noted)

Parmesan Crisps (4 per order)

1 Dozen Classic Deviled Eggs (2 dozen minimum)

Caprese Salad Skewers:  a small, fresh mozzarella ball, grape or cherry tomato and fresh basil on a skewer drizzled with a Italian Vinaigrette (1 per order)

Spicy Caramelized Bacon:  a sweet and spicy slightly addictive treat that is served room temperature

Persian Cucumber Crudite:  sliced Persian cucumber topped with herbed, whipped cream cheese and tomato

Individual Veggie Crudite Cups: clear, plastic cups are filled with a variety of fresh, raw vegetables with some homemade ranch dressing or pine nut hummus on the bottom

Tomato-Bacon Jam on Crackers

Fresh Fruit and Cheese Skewers: seasonal fresh fruit and fresh cheese

Roasted Figs wrapped in Prosciutto (one per order and subject to availability)

Gruyere, Mushroom and Caramelized Onion Bites:  puff pastry squares topped with gruyere cheese, sautéed mushrooms and caramelized onions and baked (one per order)

Curry Chicken Salad Crostini: chicken, mayo, curry powder, lime, honey, ginger, red onion, green apple, raisins and cashews (one per order)

BLT Crostini: bacon, lettuce, tomato and mayo on sliced and toasted baguette (one per order)

Roast Beef Crostini: roast beef, mango chutney, and cheddar cheese on sliced toasted baguette (one per order)

Shrimp Ceviche with Tortilla Chips: shrimp, citrus juices, tomato, cucumber, avocado, green onion and jalapeño

Spicy Ahi Poke on Rice Crackers: sushi grade ahi tuna is marinated in tamari, sesame oil, Thai garlic paste, and green onion. This is served with rice crackers on the side

Antipasto Skewers:  fresh mozzarella with assorted imported Italian meats, marinated artichoke hearts and a kalamata olive (one per order)

Crostini with Whipped Feta and Tomatoes (one per order)

Flatbreads with Trio of Dips:  Tzatziki, Olive Tapenade and Pine Nut Hummus

Tray of 16 Shrimp Salad Sliders on Hawaiian Rolls:  shrimp is cooked in a flavorful broth and then chilled, chopped and mixed with mayonnaise, celery and seasonings

Green Herb Roasted Salmon Platter with Sour Cream, Caper & Dill Sauce:  a whole filet (side) of salmon is roasted to perfection with a trio of fresh green herbs (green onion, dill, and parsley), extra virgin olive oil and salt and pepper and served room temperature. This is served with a homemade sour cream, caper and dill sauce (one platter can serve 8-12 people)

Hot Smoked Salmon Platter:  a whole filet of salmon is smoked on the grill and served room temperature with a creamy, fresh dill sauce (one platter can serve 8-12 people)

Classic Jumbo Shrimp Platter with Homemade Cocktail Sauce:  large shrimp are cooked to perfection in a flavorful broth, peeled, deveined and chilled. The shrimp are served with lemon wedges and our homemade cocktail sauce. Serving size is approximately 3 per person:  Small Platter – Serves 10 to 14         Large Platter – Serves 16 to 20

Crostini Platter: selection of fresh cheeses, cured meats, marinated olives, pickled vegetables, toasted or candied nuts and a variety of house made dips and served with brioche toasts, crackers, and crostini (vegetarian option available). This serves 10-15 people

Filet of Beef Tenderloin Platter: a whole filet of beef tenderloin is simply seasoned with salt and pepper and cooked to various degrees of doneness from rare to medium and then sliced. You get about a 5lb tenderloin which can feed ten to twelve people, and it is served with Horseradish Cream or Basil-Parmesan Mayonnaise

Hot/Warm Appetizers

 

Bacon Wrapped Cream Cheese Stuffed Jalapeños (one per order)

Mac and Cheese Bites: our homemade mac and cheese baked in mini muffin tins

Bacon Mac and Cheese Bites: the same Mac and Cheese Bites above with the addition of bacon

Mini Corn Dog Muffins: this is our take on pigs in a blanket. We make a mini muffin from our homemade cornbread batter and bake it with a piece of all beef hot dog in the center and serve with mustard

Carne Asada Corn Bread Tamale Bites: pieces of carne asada are mixed into our homemade corn bread batter and baked in mini muffin tins

Caprese Stuffed Mushrooms: mushrooms stuffed with garlic-butter marinated fresh mozzarella balls, basil and sun-dried tomato, then baked and drizzled with balsamic glaze (one per order)

Spinach Artichoke Dip Stuffed Mushrooms: spinach and artichoke dip inside a mushroom and topped with breadcrumbs and parmesan and baked (one per order)

Vegan Corn & Basil Fritters with Creamy Dipping Sauce (one per order)

Flatbread Pizzas (you get four pieces per pizza) –                                                                                      Double Cheese (mozzarella & syrah soaked tuscano)                                                    Homemade Pesto and Sauteed Mushroom                                                                      Charcuterie (variety of Italian meats)

Lemongrass Meatballs with Peanut Sauce

Pineapple-Teriyaki Chicken Meatballs

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs with Bleu Cheese Dip

Honey Garlic Cocktail Meatballs

Grilled Chicken Satay Skewers with Peanut Sauce (one per order)

Donut Grilled Cheese: a perfect blend of sweet, salty and savory. A glazed donut is sliced in half horizontally and stuffed with American cheese and grilled in butter, then cut in half for service. These will disappear (two dozen minimum)

Jumbo Bacon Wrapped Shrimp (one per order)

Spicy Shrimp & Sausage Skewers: 1 large shrimp skewered with a piece of Andouille Sausage with a Creamy Cajun Dipping Sauce (one per order)

Mediterranean Steak Skewers (one per order)

Tray of Buttermilk Fried Chicken 24 Tenders: pieces of boneless, skinless chicken breast are marinated in buttermilk, dipped in our seasoned flour and fried. Served with your choice of BBQ Sauce or Ranch

Tray of 16 Fried Chicken Sliders: pieces of boneless fried chicken are served on a Hawaiian roll with mayo and a pickle

Tray of 16 Fried Buffalo Chicken Sliders: pieces of boneless fried buffalo chicken bites are served on a Hawaiian Roll with a Bleu Cheese-Ranch Sauce

Tray of 16 Pulled BBQ Pork Sliders: smokey BBQ pulled pork on a Hawaiian Roll with homemade BBQ sauce and a pickle on top

Tray of 16 Monte Cristo Sliders: honey roasted turkey, black forest ham and swiss cheese on a Hawaiian roll and baked. Then they are dusted with powdered sugar and served with raspberry jelly

Tray of 16 Cubano Sliders:  ham, swiss cheese, pickles and dijon mustard

Tray of 16 Rosemary Ham and Gruyere Puff Pastry Sandwiches:  puff pastry is stuffed with rosemary ham, gruyere cheese and dijon mustard, then baked, cut into squares and served room temperature