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Holiday Dinner Menu Suggestions

Full Course Menus in a 'pick and choose' style format so that you may custom select your favorite items for each course!


HORS D’ OEUVRES Selections
Served Warm

Spring Rolls
(oriental vegetables wrapped in a flaky won ton skin & served with a ginger-soy dipping sauce)

Stuffed Mushrooms
(mushroom caps filled with a hearty bread and cheese filling and baked until golden)

Corn Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aioli
(spicy mini crab cakes with sweet corn, served with zesty chipotle aioli)

Swedish Meatballs
(beef meatballs browned until perfect and served in a savory cream sauce)

Chicken Satays with Peanut Dipping Sauce

(tender skewered chicken breast, in a citrus marinade and served with a tangy peanut sauce)

Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tartlettes

(an exotic mixture of sautéed wild mushrooms with goat cheese and fresh herbs in crisp pastry shells)

Pesto Pinwheels
(buttery pastry wrapped around savory basil pesto and baked until golden)

Roasted Garlic, Feta & Walnut Dip
(salty feta, creamy roasted garlic & toasted walnuts baked together and served with assorted breads)

Creamy Crab and Cheese Gratin
(served with assorted crackers and breads)

Blue Cheese Fondue

(creamy and bubbling – served with assorted breads, crackers & fruit)


HORS D’ OEUVRES Selections
Served  Cold

Lemon Pesto Goat Cheese Torte
(a delightful combination of goat cheese, fresh pesto, cream cheese and lemon zest)

Crudité with Spinach Dip
(a variety of fresh vegetables accompanied by a creamy and savory spinach dip)

Roasted Red Pepper Won Tons
(crispy won ton skins served with a colorful combination of roasted red peppers & goat cheese)

Tuscan White Bean Puree
(creamy white beans blended with lemon & olive oil and served with toasted pita chips)

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Towers
(english cucumbers filled with a blend of cream cheese, sour cream, smoked salmon & fresh herbs)

Italian Tapas (Bruschetta)
(a crispy crouton slice topped with a savory tomato, garlic and basil tepanade)

Antipasto Platter
(roasted red peppers, olives, cheeses, Italian salami & pepperoncini accompanied by garlic crostini)

Peppercorn Crusted Seared Filet of Beef **
(thinly sliced and served with assorted breads and a creamy horseradish sauce)

Traditional Shrimp Cocktail **
(seasoned poached shrimp served with a zesty cocktail sauce)

Tuna Pate Canapés
(a wonderful combination of tuna fish, cream cheese, onion and parsley served atop assorted breads)

Smoked Salmon Bites
(assorted cocktail breads topped with a dilled herb cream cheese and delicate smoked salmon)

Turkey, English Cucumber & Cranberry Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches

Ham, Swiss & Dijon Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches

** Items at additional charge

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SALAD Selections:


Mixed Greens with Pearl Tomatoes, English Cucumber, Candied Walnuts, Dried Cranberries & Raspberry Vinaigrette Dressing

Mixed Greens with Pearl Tomatoes, English Cucumber, Slivered Almonds & Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing

Traditional Caesar Salad

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ENTREE Selections:

Salmon Dijon
(Atlantic salmon fillet lightly coated with Dijon Mustard, fresh herbs and a sprinkling of bread crumbs, and broiled until perfect)

Citrus Dill Salmon
(broiled salmon fillet marinated in various citrus juices and dill)

Proscuitto Chicken
(tender chicken breast topped with a savory proscuitto and roasted red pepper sauce)

Chicken Picatta
(sautéed boneless, skinless chicken breast, topped with a light lemon caper butter sauce)

Chicken Siciliana

(chicken breast enveloped in a sauce of eggplant, zucchini, roma tomatoes & Italian herbs)

Spanikopita Chicken

(tender chicken breast topped with creamy combination of spinach, caramelized onion, garlic & feta cheese)

Chicken Dijon

(breast of chicken enveloped in a savory dijon cream sauce with caramelized onions and mushrooms)

Beef Stroganoff
(thinly sliced sirloin sautéed with mushrooms & onions & tossed in a savory sour cream sauce)

Herb & Peppercorn Crusted Beef
(sliced tri tip of beef coated with fresh herbs and crushed peppercorns enveloped in a savory mushroom sauce)

Pineapple Marinated London Broil

(savory, sweet & delicious!  marinated in pineapple juice, grilled to perfection, thinly sliced & accented with grilled pineapple rings)

Pinot Noir Pork Loin
(pork loin seared until golden and enveloped in a sauce of Pinot Noir wine, leeks and lemon)

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SIDE DISH Selections:


Garlic Sautéed Green Beans
Italian Vegetable Medley

Garlic & Parmesan Spaghetti Squash
Pasta Primavera
Pesto Pasta
Rosemary & Garlic Roasted Potatoes
Au Gratin Potatoes
Buttermilk Smashed Potatoes
Saffron Rice Pilaf

 

Menu Pricing:

1 Entrée, 1 Salad, 2 Side Dishes
$21 per person
2 Appetizers, 1 Entrée, 1 Salad, 1 Side dish
$27 per person
2 Appetizers, 2 Entrees, 1 Salad, 2 Side Dishes
$35 per person
3 Appetizers, 2 Entrees, 1 Salad, 2 Side Dishes
$37.25 per person

 

Desert Selections Available Upon Request

8.1% tax & 18% service charge additional
service packages based on length of party and service style
pricing based on a 25 person minimum guest count
a 3% surcharge will be added to credit card payments ~ visa & mastercard only

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Holiday Hors D’Oeuvres Menu Suggestions

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Menu #1

Swedish Meatballs

(beef meatballs browned until perfect and served in a savory cream sauce)

Chicken Satays with Peanut Dipping Sauce

(tender skewered chicken breast, in a citrus marinade and served with a tangy peanut sauce)

Roasted Garlic, Feta & Walnut Dip

(salty feta, creamy roasted garlic & toasted walnuts baked together and served with assorted breads)

Tuna Pate

(a wonderful combination of tuna fish, cream cheese, onion & parsley served with assorted crackers)

Hummus and Pita Triangles

(savory garlic garbanzo bean spread served with assorted pita triangles)

$18.50 per person

 

 

Menu #2

Polynesian Meatballs

(beef meatballs browned until perfect and served in a zesty pineapple sweet & sour sauce)

Domestic & Imported Fruit and Cheese Display

(a wonderful assortment of cheeses from around the world complimented with fresh fruits & assorted crackers)

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Towers

(english cucumbers topped with a blend of cream cheese, sour cream, smoked salmon & fresh herbs)

Creamy Crab and Cheese Gratin

(served with assorted crackers and breads)

Celery Boats

(tender celery stalks filled with a savory cream cheese filling)

$18.50 per person

 

Menu #3 (‘retro’ menu)

Pigs In A Cashmere Blanket

(mini hot dogs wrapped in a flaky pastry crust with a hint of Dijon mustard)

B-B-Q Meatballs

(beef meatballs browned until perfect and served in a tangy barbeque sauce)

Chicken Tenders

(tender white meat chicken coated with flavorful breadcrumbs, fried until golden & served with assorted dipping sauces)

Fluffer Nutter Sandwiches

(a sweet and salty combination of crunchy peanut butter and marshmallow fluff)

Fresh Vegetable Crudité with Savory Spinach Dip

(colorful fresh vegetables served with a savory spinach dip)

$18.25 per person

 

Menu #4 (Tapas Style Menu)

Fun and Creative Toppings Served with an Assortment of Crackers & Breads

Spinach Artichoke Dip

(a savory combination of spinach and artichokes in a fabulous cream cheese sauce)

Antipasto Platter

(a colorful variety of roasted peppers, olives, pepperoncini peppers, meats & cheeses)

Tuscan White Bean Puree

(creamy white beans blended with lemon & olive oil and served with toasted pita chips)

Baba Ghanouj

(a wonderful puree of roasted eggplant, garlic, tahini, cumin and fresh herbs – served with assorted pita breads)

Italian Tapas (Bruschetta)

(a crispy crouton slice served alongside a savory tomato, garlic and basil tepanade)

Creamy Crab and Cheese Gratin

(served with assorted crackers and breads)

$20.50 per person

 

Menu #5

Swedish Meatballs

(beef meatballs browned until perfect and served in a savory sauce)

Corn Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aioli

(spicy mini crab cakes with sweet corn, served with zesty chipotle aioli)

Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tartlettes

(an exotic mixture of wild mushrooms, goat cheese & fresh herbs in crisp pastry shells)

Sun Dried Tomato Pinwheels

(a savory sun dried tomatoes & herbs rolled between flaky pastry layers)

Shrimp Canapés

(a wonderful combination of bay shrimp, cream cheese & fresh herbs served atop assorted breads)

Warm Pasta Pesto with Sliced Chicken Breast

$22.25 per person

 

Menu #6

Stuffed Mushrooms

(mushroom caps filled with a hearty bread and cheese filling and baked until golden)

Domestic & Imported Fruit and Cheese Display

(delightful assortment of cheeses from around the world complimented with fresh fruits & assorted crackers)

Blue Cheese Fondue

(creamy and bubbling – served with assorted breads, crackers & fruit)

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Towers

(english cucumbers topped with dilled cream cheese, smoked salmon & fresh herbs)

Warm Sun Dried Tomato & Wild Mushroom Pasta

(tender pasta tossed with a savory blend of wild mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, olive oil and herbs)

$20.50 per person

Menu #7

Crudité with Spinach Dip

(a variety of fresh vegetables accompanied by a creamy and savory spinach dip)

Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese Tartlettes

(an exotic mixture of sautéed wild mushrooms with goat cheese and fresh herbs in crisp pastry shells)

Peppercorn Crusted Seared Filet of Beef

(thinly sliced and served with assorted breads and a creamy horseradish sauce)

Traditional Shrimp Cocktail

(seasoned poached shrimp served with a zesty cocktail sauce)

Smoked Salmon Cucumber Towers

(english cucumbers topped with dilled cream cheese, smoked salmon & fresh herbs)

Smoked Turkey and Cranberry Finger Sandwiches

(a colorful blend of savory smoked turkey & tangy cranberry sauce on assorted breads)

$26.50 per person

 

(25 person minimum)

(service packages based on duration & set up of event)

(Delivery fee, sales tax & gratuity additional)

a 3% surcharge will be added to credit card payments ~ visa & mastercard only

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