Cocktail Party Menu for Party Catering, Event Catering and Lunch Catering

Serving Manhattan, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Midtown, NYC, Harlem, Westchester, NY, and the Tri-State Area

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Passed Hors D’ Oeuvres

BRUSCHETTA/CROSTINI

Ratatouille with Thyme-Rosemary Goat Chees
Grilled Asparagus, Lemon Zest, Ricotta
Cannellini Bean Puree & Truffle Wild Mushroom
Grilled Louisiana Shrimp & Smoked Tomatillo Salsa Verde
Beef Carpaccio, Capers, Micro Celery, Shaved Parmesan
Grilled Eggplant & Romesco Sauce, Citrus Oil
Ricotta, Snap Peas & Mint Oil
Smoked Alaskan Salmon, Caper Berries, Crème Fraiche
Grilled Corn & Tomato Salsa with Cilantro & Shallots
Preserved Myer Lemon Ricotta
Mint-Baby Arugula Pesto
Kalamata Tapenade

HUMMUS & GRILLED NAAN

Olive Medley& garlic Confit
Toasted Pine Nuts & Citrus XVOO
Kale Pesto with Pecans
Kalamata Olive & Parmesan Tapenade
Artichoke Heart & Myer Lemon Zest
Grilled Eggplant & Pomegranate
Overnight Tomatoes & Fresh Herbs
Caramelized shallots, pearl onions & Cipollini

SKEWERS

Texas BBQ Chicken Cherry Smoked Brine Thighs
Coconut & Ginger Chicken with Garlic Chips, Sesame Oil, Peanut Butter-Soy Dipping Sauce
Ground Lamb with Mint, Parmesan Dust, Pomegranate Reduction
Grilled Shrimp with Mango-Cilantro Salsa
Roasted Portobello…White Balsamic, Fresh Herbs, Cracked Black Pepper, Maytag Blue Dressing
Seared Beef & Roasted Cipollini with Chimichurri Dipping Sauce

STUFFED MUSHROOMS

Grilled Eggplant & Parmesan with Pomegranate Seeds
Sweet Italian Sausage & Crispy Sage with Fennel Confit
Spicy Citrus Kale & Smoked Mozzarella
Baby Spinach-Artichoke Dip with Feta Cheese, Garlic Confit Aioli
White Wine Risotto with Parmesan Cheese, Truffle Oil

QUICHE

Larraine With Sautéed Spanish Onions, Gruyere & Applewood Smoked Bacon
Leek Confit & Goat Cheese with Fresh Herbs
Baby Spinach & Crumpled Feta with Sundried Tomato
Grilled Eggplant & Kale Pesto with Smoked Mozzarella
Truffle Wild Mushroom & Goat Cheese With Fresh Herbs
Grilled Zucchini And Squash with Extra Sharp Cheddar
Smoked Pork Belly & Collards with Smoked Gouda
Grilled Asparagus with Herb Goat Cheese
Ratatouille & Goat Cheese, Basil Pesto & Myer Lemon Zest
Granny Smith Apple & Brie with Caramelized Onions

MINI VEGETARIAN & MEAT PIES

Grass Feed, Chili & Paprika Ground Beef
Spanish Chorizo & Baby Spinach
Hickory Smoked Pulled Pork
Red Wine Braised Lamb Shank
Jamaican Jerk Chicken
Texas BBQ Chicken
Ratatouille with Goat Cheese & Basil Pesto
Artichoke, Baby Spinach & Feta with Red Pepper Flakes
Wild Mushroom & Spicy Citrus Kale with Gruyere

MINI TACOS

Salt & Pepper Brine Grilled Chicken
Texas Style Smoked Pull Pork
Yellow Curry Grilled Chicken
Red Curry Seared Tofu
Grass Feed Beef
Alaskan Cured & Smoked Salmon with Dill
Beer Battered New England Cod
Tuna Tartare
Wild Alaskan Salmon Tartare
Brine Kimchi & Braised Korean Short Rib

DEVILED EGGS

(Soft or Hard Shells, shredded Pepper Jack Cheese, Crisp Romaine Lettuce, Pico De Gallo)


Applewood Smoked & Chive
Rendered Lardon & Salmon Caviar
Basil Eggs & Crispy Prosciutto
Vermont Maple Candied Bacon
Siracha & Pickled Daikon
Smoked, Dill Cured Alaskan Salmon
Preserved Myer Lemon & Capers
Miso & Green Onion
Salmon Caviar & Black Lava Sea Salt

VIETNAMESE SPRING & SUMMMER ROLLS

Sweet Pickled Daikon & Probiotic Kimchi
Grilled Shrimp, Mint, Rice Noodles
Peking Duck, Green Onions & Hoisin
Vegetarian (Carrots, mushrooms, cabbage, onions, garlic)
Indian Curry Puffs with Sweet Potato & English Snap Peas
Roasted Cauliflower & Broccoli with NY extra sharp cheddar
Black Bean & Pineapple with Cilantro & Jalapeno
Grilled Corn, Cilantro, Smoked Paprika, Oaxaca, Lemon Zest

LATKES

Idaho Potato with Caviar & Sour Cream
Sweet Potato with Spiced Apple Sauce
Yellow Curry & Carrots with strained yogurt
Granny Smith Apple & Fennel with Roasted Leeks

POT STICKERS

Ground Berkshire Pork & Chives with Garlic Chips, Mirin, Soy Sauce & Cumquat Jam
Grilled Orange & Chai Tea Brine Chicken with Braised Leeks, Celery Salt, Red Onion
Grilled Louisiana Shrimp with Vietnamese Fish Sauce, Garlic Chips, Lime Zest, Vietnamese Basil, Mint
Brine Kimchi & Seared tofu with Green Onions & Sweet Pickled Daikon
Yellow Curry & Grilled Chicken with Dried Cranberries & Roasted Cauliflower
Maine Lobster & Smoked Gouda with Béchamel, Cinnamon & Ricotta
Seasonal Vegetarian with Roasted Carrots, Mushrooms, Onions, Garlic Chips, Mirin-Soy Dipping

MEATBALLS

Swedish & Cream Sauce with Nutmeg, Allspice, Ground Grass Feed Beef & Berkshire Pork
Italian Beef & Pork with Marjoram, Garlic Confit, Parsley, Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese
Ground Lamb & Rosemary with Torn Mint Leaves, Pomegranate Reduction
BBQ Chicken with Ground Chicken, Celery Salt, Hickory Smoked Tomato Jam
Spanish Chorizo Sausage with Diced Red & Green Peppers, Shallots, Garlic Chips
Smoked Turkey & Cranberry with Fresh Herbs & Corn Bread Stuffing
Buffalo Chicken Wing with Classic Buffalo Vinegar Sauce, Maytag Blue Cheese Dressing
Gluten Free-Vegetarian with Roasted Seasonal garden Vegetables, Chick Pea Flour, Garlic Confit Aioli

SALT & PEPPER BRINE CHICKEN WINGS

Classic Buffalo & Maytag Blue Cheese Dressing with spicy, medium & mild
Hickory Smoked BBQ with Molasses, Garlic Confit, Fire Roasted Tomatoes
Jamaican Jerk with Malt Vinegar, Ground Cinnamon & Nutmeg, Cumquat Jam
Thai Chili & Basil with Fresh Ginger, Honey, Lime Zest, Vietnamese Fish Sauce
Red Curry & Coconut with Ginger, Garlic Chips, Cilantro
Vietnamese Lemongrass with Honey, Garlic, Thai basil, Fish Sauce

PIZZAS/FLATBREADS

Flammkuchen with Sour Cream, Chives, Caramelized Onions, Rendered Lardon
Meat Lovers with Pepperoni, Sweet & Hot Italian Sausage, Ground Beef, Meatballs, Bacon
Vegetarian with Grilled garden Vegetables, Overnight Tomatoes, Mozzarella
Wild Mushroom & Gruyere with Fresh herbs, Drizzled Truffle Oil
Spicy Citrus Kale & Butternut Squash with Crumpled Goat Cheese, Toasted Almond Slivers
Margarita with Fire Roasted Marinara, Fresh Mozzarella, Torn Basil Leaves
Three Cheese White with Ricotta, Fresh Mozzarella, Goat Cheese, Fresh Herbs, Drizzled XVOO
Seared Brussel Sprouts & Crispy Prosciutto…Preserved Lemons, Red Pepper Flakes, White Wine
Clam & Mozzarella with Long Island Sound Minced Clams, Thyme, Garlic, Crispy Bacon
Breakfast with Scrambled Eggs, Smoked Slab Bacon or Sweet Italian Sausage, NY Extra Sharp Cheddar

SLIDERS

Grass Feed Beef with Choice of Gruyere, Cheddar, Goat, Munster, Maytag Blue, Smoked Gouda, Mozzarella, Brie,
Fire Roasted Tomato Jam, Caramelized Onions, Crisp Romaine
Gluten Free Vegetarian with Roasted Garden Vegetables, Fresh herb Aioli, Avocado Cream
Grilled Portobello & Romesco with Spicy Citrus Kale, Smoked Mozzarella
Lamb & Rosemary Goat Cheese with Frisee, Balsamic Reduction, Caramelized Onions
Pulled Pork & Smoked Cheddar with Hickory & Apple Wood Smoked Berkshire Pork, Kansas City BBQ Sauce
Jamaican Jerk Chicken with Grilled Pineapple, Lime Zest, Cinnamon, Nutmeg
Southern Brine Fried Chicken & Buttermilk Drop Biscuit with Smoked Paprika Honey
Pine & Hickory Smoked Brisket with Caramelized Onions, Pomegranate Reduction
Maryland Crab Cake with Jumbo Lump Crab, Garlic Confit, Butter Crackers, Green & Red Bell Peppers
Fried Oyster Po’boy with Old Bay Seasoning, Cayenne, Myer Lemon Zest, Remoulade
Alaskan Salmon with Capers, Lemon-Garlic Aioli & Fresh Dill
Smoked Turkey with Corn Bread Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce
French Dip with Slow Roasted Prime Rib, Caramelized Onions, Beef Jus & Dijon Dipping Sauce

APPLEWOOD SMOKED BACON WRAPPED

Devils On A Horse back with Black Mission Figs Stuffed With Maytag Blue, Balsamic Reduction
Day Boat Sea Scallops with Cider
Fried Water Chestnuts with Maytag Blue Cheese Dressing
Grilled Louisiana Shrimp with Ranch Dressing
Charred Brussel Sprouts with White Wine Braised, Myer Lemon Zest, Red Pepper Flakes
Grilled Summer Asparagus with Shaved Sea Salt, Balsamic Reduction

BAR SNACKS

Spiced Nuts
Smoked Paprika & Vermont Maple Syrup
Wasabi & Nori with sesame crisps
Caramel Candied Pecans with Shaved Sea Salt
Old Bay & Crumpled Shrimp Toast Cashews

DIPS & SPREADS

Salsa with Pico De Gallo with preserved lemons, garlic chips & cilantro
Guacamole… shaved shallots, sea salt, fresh cracked pepper, jalapenos
Three Cheese Nacho with NY Extra sharp cheddar, pepper jack & smoked gouda
Spinach Artichoke with Feta & white cheddar, aioli, red pepper flakes
Warm Maryland Crab & Cheddar with preserved lemon, garlic chips, old bay seasoning, aioli
Grilled Tomatillo & Garlic Confit with Cilantro, Jalapenos, Lime zest

HOMEMADE POPCORN & POTATO CHIPS

Classic Shaved Salt & Fresh Cracked Black Pepper
Sea Salt & Cider Vinegar
Ranch Dressing
Sour Cream & Chive
Smokey BBQ
Yellow Curry & Shaved Sweetened Coconut
Old Bay
Japanese Rice Seasoning
Shaved Parmesan & Fresh Herbs
Jameson Irish whiskey

Cocktail Parties – Stationary Platters

Assortment of Mediterranean Dips

Baba Ganoush, Plain and Roasted Pepper Hummus, Tomato Basil Bruschetta, Served with Toasted Pita Chips and Garlic Herb Baguette Rounds

Antipasto Platter

Grilled Zucchini and Yellow Squash, Roasted Peppers, Grilled Portobello Mushrooms, Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Assorted Olives, and Parmesan Cheese, Served with Italian Breadsticks

Assorted French Pates and Charcuterie

Duck Armagnac, Country Pate, Pheasant Herb Terrine, Vegetarian Pate, Served with Cornichons and Toasted Baguette Rounds

Imported Cheese Tray

With Assorted Crackers, Toasted Baguette Rounds, Walnuts, And Grapes

Local Organic Vegetable Crudités

with Crème Fraiche Basil Dip

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Platter

with Classic Cocktail Sauce

Santa Fe Guacamole

with Tortilla Chips

Artichoke Spinach Cream Cheese Dip

with Garlic Herb Croutons

Salumeria Platter

Assorted Custom Cured Salamis, Saucissons, Prosciutto Di Parma, Breadsticks And Olives

Mini Sandwich Platters

Grilled Chicken on Tomato Olive Focaccia
Tofu, Avocado and Artichoke Salad On Mini Croissants
Duck Pate with Dijon Mustard and Cornichons On Thin Ficelle Baguette
Smoked Salmon Salad on Mini Brioche Buns

Fresh Fruit Platters

Assorted Sliced Fresh Fruit Seasonal Fruit
Fresh Fruit Skewers Seasonal Fruit with Raspberry Yoghurt Dipping Sauce

Dessert Platters

Mini Double Chocolate Espresso Brownies
Assorted French Cookies 3 Varieties of Elegant French Cookies
Mini Crème Brulees Classic French Dessert
Mini Fruit Tarts 3 Varieties of Bite Size Seasonal Fruit Tartlet’s
Mini Cupcakes 3 Varieties of Decadent Treats

Cocktail Party Action Stations

The stations listed below are just a small sample of what we can create to make your event memorable.
We can create stations in any style of cuisine to match your events theme. Stations require a minimum Of 50 Guests.

Chef Attended Action Savory Stations

Most stations can be presented as buffet displays or as action stations with chef attendant

Raw Bar

Selection of Local Shellfish, Served With Mignonette And Cocktail Sauces

Sushi Bar

A Variety of Classic Sushi Rolls, Sushi, And Sashimi

Slider Bar

Mini Kobe Burgers on Homemade Mini Brioche Buns with an Assortment of Toppings.

Satay Skewer Bar

An Appetizing Array of Satay Skewers – Shrimp, Chicken, Beef, Vegetarian, Served With A Variety Of Tantalizing Asian Dipping Sauces

Mediterranean Pasta Bar

Your guests have a variety of fresh And filled pastas paired with Classic Sauces. We Can Even Recreate Your Favorite Family Recipe If Desired.

*Bistro Bar

Aged Sirloin Steak Au Poivre, Cooked And Sliced To Order And Served With Pommes Frites (Adequate Ventilation Required)

Carving Station

A Choice Of Various Roasted Meats (Crown Rack Of Lamb, Prime Rib Of Angus Beef, Wood-Grilled Beef Tenderloin, Honey Glazed Ham, Holiday Meats, Etc) Carved For Your Guests To Savor.

Fajita Bar

Marinated grilled chicken, fajita steak, shredded lettuce, pico de gallo, sour cream, shredded cheese, rice, black beans, peppers & onions, sliced black olives, guacamole, black & yellow corn chips, salsa and flour tortillas.

Taco Bar

Fresh ground beef, fresh ground turkey, black beans, Spanish rice, shredded cheese, lettuce, chopped tomatoes, sliced black olives, sour cream, homemade guacamole, salsa, corn chips and taco shells

Dessert Stations

Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Let Your Guest’s Inner Child Run Wild with This Selection of Ice Creams or Sorbets with a Variety of Great Toppings

Crepe Station

Fine French Crepes with a Variety Of Fillings, Toppings and Sauces

Smores Bar

Classic Marshmallow Treats Toasted Over an Open Flame Sandwiched With Graham Crackers And Chocolate

Patisseries Du Chef

Fabulous Selection of Delicate and Delicious French Pastries

Cupcake Tower

Regular Size or Mini Cupcakes in your choice of Flavors. Custom Decorations and Monograms Available