Sample Menus

Sample Menus

Please contact us for complete menus and estimates for every occasion.

Heavy hors d’oeuvres wedding reception for 100

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($48 per person)

FIRST COURSE

Vietnamese summer rolls w/ vegetables, rice vermicelli & cilantro,

served w/ hoisin dipping sauce

Spicy Louisiana lemon-honey shrimp skewered w/ fresh pineapple

Miniature tarts w/ caramelized sweet onions, mozzarella & nutmeg

Platter of artisanal cheeses served w/ assorted crackers & seasonal fruits

SECOND COURSE

Asparagus wrapped in flaky puff-pastry, served w/ lemon-garlic cream cheese

Pan-fried chicken-cilantro dumplings topped w/ fried green onions

& served w/ spicy hoisin sauce

Broiled sea scallops wrapped in crispy bacon & basted w/ 100% maple syrup

THIRD COURSE

Oven-roasted beef tenderloin w/ peppercorn crust,

served thinly sliced w/ horseradish crème, shaved Asiago & cracked black pepper

Fresh littleneck clams roasted in the shell w/ crispy bacon

& sautéed shallots topped w/ buttered bread crumbs

Garlic-ginger-roasted green beans served at room temperature

Mashed potato bar w/ various toppings

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($48 per person)

FIRST COURSE

Pan-fried vegetable wontons w/ fried scallions & spicy hoisin sauce

Southwest chicken canapés w/ pepper Jack, cumin & jalapenos in tiny tostito cups

Toasted crostini w/ garlic-white bean hummus, sage & sea salt

Smoked salmon platter w/ dilled cream cheese & accompaniments

SECOND COURSE

Miniature tarts w/ artichoke hearts, green chilies & mozzarella

All-beef hot dogs baked into flaky puff pastry, served w/ ketchup & mustards

Large shrimp marinated in cayenne oil & served w/ spicy avocado dipping sauce

THIRD COURSE

Seared pork tenderloin marinated in soy, sesame oil, garlic & ginger,

served w/ cranberry-Mandarin orange chutney

Chesapeake Bay mini-crab cakes served w/ Thai lime-chile dipping sauce

Mac & cheese mini-muffins w/ four cheeses & Parmesan crouton crust

Chilled asparagus w/ garlicky lemon aioli

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Cocktail party for 40

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($38 per person)

PASSED

Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto w/ chive cream cheese & Dijon vinaigrette

Chesapeake Bay mini-crab cakes w/ Thai lime-chile dipping sauce

Mac & cheese mini-muffins w/ four cheeses & Parmesan crouton crust

Grilled lemon-thyme chicken satay w/ spicy peanut sauce

STATIONARY

Pan-fried chicken-cilantro dumplings w/ fried green onions & hoisin sauce

Spicy Louisiana lemon-honey shrimp skewered w/ fresh pineapple

Oven-baked spinach-artichoke dip w/ pepper Jack cheese, served w/ bagel crisps

Platter of artisanal cheeses, domestic & imported, w/ seasonal fruits & berries

Antipasto platter w/ aged meats & cheeses, artichoke hearts,

mixed olives & crusty breads

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Formal seated dinner for 20

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($42 per person)

HORS d’OEUVRES

Spanakopita mini-tarts w/ spinach, Feta cheese & green onions

Light-as-air puff pastry balls w/ Roquefort & Parmesan cheeses

Vietnamese summer rolls w/ vegetables, rice vermicelli & cilantro,

served w/ hoisin dipping sauce

DINNER

Grilled salmon marinated in orange-lemon-lime marmalade,

served w/ lime-mango salsa

Mixed baby greens w/ sliced Asian pears, Gorgonzola cheese & fig balsamic vinaigrette

Oven-roasted asparagus w/ butter, lemon & Parmesan

Carrots sautéed in basil-lemon butter

Scalloped potatoes in thyme cream

Crusty dinner rolls & butter

DESSERT

Chocolate-hazelnut mousse w/ a hint of espresso,

served w/ chocolate piroulines

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($38 per person)

HORS d’OEUVRES

Toasted crostini w/ English Stilton & apple-cranberry chutney w/ mustard seed

Asparagus wrapped in flaky puff-pastry w/ lemon-garlic cream cheese

Salmon mousse … refreshingly light w/ a hint of dill & sweet paprika,

served w/ water biscuits

DINNER

Chicken cutlets browned in lemon butter,

finished w/ freshly ground pepper & a sprinkling of capers

Romaine lettuce w/ Mandarin oranges, candied walnuts & green onions,

served w/ parsley-shallot dressing

Roasted cauliflower w/ garlic, oregano & sea salt

Broccoli sautéed in garlic olive oil

Lemon-chive rice pilaf

Crusty dinner rolls & butter

DESSERT

Traditional Southern buttermilk-coconut cream pie

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Buffet dinner for 50

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($28 per person)

Oven-roasted whole chicken w/ garlic-oregano-sea salt crust

Corn-&-spinach enchilada casserole topped w/ salsa verde & Monterey Jack

Caesar salad w/ rosemary-garlic croutons & homemade Parmesan dressing

Baby lettuces w/ green apples, dried berries, Roquefort cheese & toasted almonds,

served w/ raspberry vinaigrette

Carrots sautéed in lemon-basil butter

Garlic-ginger-roasted green beans

Sour cream mashed potatoes w/ choice of add-ons

Crusty dinner rolls & butter

Dark chocolate Kahlua cake w/ pecan glaze

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Buffet lunch for 25

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($15 per person)

Romaine lettuce w/ Mandarin oranges & candied walnuts,

served w/ parsley-shallot dressing

Asian noodles in sesame-ginger sauce w/ green onions

Platter of assorted sandwiches

(choose up to 3 varieties)

Shredded Creole chicken w/ chipotle mayo & greens

Peppered ham w/ caramelized onions, Swiss cheese & sweet ’n sharp mustard

Roasted turkey breast w/ cranberry-orange chutney, Boursin cheese & shredded greens

Roast beef w/ Provolone, red onion, horseradish mayo & greens

BLT w/ basil mayo (available in vegetarian version)

Roasted red pepper hummus w/ fresh spinach & Provolone

Fresh mozzarella w/ sundried tomatoes, sliced avocado & pesto

Platter of sweets & pastries

(choose up to 3 varieties)

Double fudge brownies dusted w/ confectioner’s sugar

Lemon lace crisps … Creamy lemon bars

Coconut-almond macaroons

Dark & white chocolate-chip cookies

Sour cream-apple squares

Chocolate-toffee bars

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Backyard barbecue for 30

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APPETIZERS

Cocktail meatballs slow-cooked in cider-brown sugar BBQ sauce

Spinach-artichoke dip w/ pepper Jack cheese, served w/ bagel crisps

Miniature tarts w/ caramelized sweet onions, mozzarella & nutmeg

DINNER

Slow-cooked beef short ribs in orange-chipotle marinade

Oven-roasted pulled pork rubbed w/ smoked paprika, garlic & cumin

& simmered in root beer-brown sugar BBQ sauce

Caesar salad w/ rosemary-garlic croutons & homemade Parmesan dressing

Oven-baked mac & cheese w/ four cheeses & Parmesan crouton crust

Corn on the cob

Sautéed squashes & red peppers w/ fresh basil

Grilled corn bread w/ jalapenos

DESSERTS

Platter of sweets & pastries

Katie’s teeny-tiny ooey-gooey butter cakes

Double-fudge brownies w/ confectioner’s sugar

Almond cake squares

Spiced apple cake bites w/ cider-cinnamon glaze

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Summer picnic for 40  

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($18 per person)

The South’s finest fried chicken … no brine, no buttermilk,

just seasoned flour & hot oil for crisp-tender perfection

American picnic potato salad w/ celery, onions, mayo & mustard

Greek salad w/ ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, Feta cheese & Kalamata olives

Platter of grilled summer vegetables drizzled w/ herbed olive oil

Assorted sweets & cookies

Sliced watermelon

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Graduation party for 25

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($36 per person)

APPETIZERS

Miniature tarts w/ roasted artichoke hearts, Swiss & green chilies

Southwest chicken canapés w/ pepper Jack, cumin & jalapenos in tiny tostito cups

Asparagus wrapped in puff pastry spread w/ chive cream cheese

DINNER

Oven-roasted whole chicken w/ garlic-oregano-sea salt crust

Grilled flank steak in garlic-rosemary marinade, served w/ horseradish crème

Baby greens w/ Asian pears, Bleu cheese & black fig balsamic vinaigrette

Greek salad w/ ripe tomatoes, cucumbers, Feta cheese & Kalamata olives

Chilled green beans w/ cherry tomatoes & garlic-basil dressing

Oven-roasted potatoes w/ thyme

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Brunch buffet for 35      

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($30 per person)

Baked egg casserole w/ …

… sausage, sharp Cheddar & green onions …

… spinach & shallots w/ pepper Jack cheese …

Hearty breakfast bake w/ hash browns & Cheddar & Swiss cheeses

French toast casserole w/ praline crust & topping

Baked country loaf stuffed w/ sausage & herbs, w/ a garlicky butter crust

Smoked salmon platter w/ sliced tomatoes, red onions,

cream cheese & toasted bagels

Salad platter of seasonal fruits & berries

Assorted pastries, breads & muffins

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Holiday dinner    

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(choose from the holiday menu below … order a full dinner or just side dishes … prices vary)

SOUPS

Cream of asparagus … cream of mushroom … cream of celery

Velvety corn & shallot soup

She-crab chowder (w/ bacon optional)

Creamy potato soup w/ sautéed leeks & thyme

Harvest pumpkin bisque

SALADS

Mixed greens w/ winter berries, Roquefort, toasted almonds

& black fig balsamic vinaigrette

Romaine w/ Mandarin oranges, candied walnuts & green onions,

served w/ parsley shallot vinaigrette

ENTREES

Oven-roasted turkey w/ homemade gravy from pan drippings,

served w/ cranberry-Mandarin orange chutney

Honey-baked spiral ham (provided by our local butcher)

Beef tenderloin w/ peppercorn crust, served w/ horseradish cream sauce

(vegetarian entrées available on request)

STUFFINGS & DRESSINGS

Traditional bread stuffing w/ sautéed onions & celery

Sage & onion stuffing w/ dried cherries

Wild rice dressing w/ green apples & pecans (sausage optional)

New Orleans oyster dressing w/ garlic & thyme

SIDE DISHES

Five creamed onions in a rich creamy white sauce

Roasted asparagus w/ almonds, Parmesan & butter

Brussels sprouts roasted w/ garlic & almonds

Carrots sautéed w/ lemon-basil butter

Cauliflower roasted w/ thyme & garlic

Creamed corn casserole (w/ green chilies optional)

Traditional green bean casserole w/ crispy fried onion topping

Scalloped potatoes layered w/ caramelized onions in thyme cream

Sweet potato casserole w/ brown sugar-walnut topping

Sour-cream mashed potatoes various add-ins

DESSERTS

Traditional Southern dark chocolate pecan pie

Deep-dish apple Cheddar crumb pie

Very almond pound cake w/ sugar dusting

Spiced apple cake w/ cider-cinnamon glaze

Platter of holiday treats

Chocolate-peppermint bark

Coconut macaroons w/ raspberry filling

Miniature mincemeat pies w/ homemade hard sauce

Lacy lemon crisps

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NOTE

Prices represent food only and may vary according to seasonal availability.
Other costs, including beverages, meals tax, rentals, staffing & gratuities, are not included.