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APPETIZER SELECTIONS

These are a list of some choices, but Peta-Gaye likes to work with each client to customize a menu that best meets their needs.  If you have a specific theme, dietary requirement, or are looking for something specific not on the list below, let us know and we will let you know if we can make it and price it out for you.  Also some items can be adapted to meet some dietary restrictions.

    • APPETIZERS

      Appetizers

    • Caprese Salad on a Skewer

      Caprese Salad on a Skewer

      dozen
      18.00

      Healthy, tasty fresh appetizer that's always a crowd pleaser. Fresh tomatoes and basil skewered with mozzarella pearls and drizzled with a home made basil pesto. (Pesto made without nuts; so no worries about nut allergies - all can enjoy!)

    • Layered Smoked Salmon Spread

      Layered Smoked Salmon Spread

      comes with crackers
      40.00

      Hot smoked salmon layered with goat and cream cheeses, onions, capers and radishes.  Serves 15 -20

    • Cucumber Cups with Dilled Cream Cheese & Smoked Salmon

      Cucumber Cups with Dilled Cream Cheese & Smoked Salmon

      dozen
      21.00

      A refreshing combination of cucumber, dill and smoked salmon   

    • Cucumber Cups Filled with Dilled Cheeses

      Cucumber Cups Filled with Dilled Cheeses

      dozen
      16.00

      A refreshing combination of cucumber, dill and goat and cream cheeses, VEGETARIAN

    • Roasted Lemon & Garlic Shrimp with Herbed Dip

      Roasted Lemon & Garlic Shrimp with Herbed Dip

      2 pounds
      40.00

      Succulent large shrimp served with a creamy herbed dressing (for those with dairy restrictions, can substitute a pesto dressing)

    • Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Chive Aioli

      Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Chive Aioli

      dozen
      26.00

      Delectable mounds of lump crab, herbs and seasonings, served with a tangy, creamy lemon aioli.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Antipasto on a Skewer

      Antipasto on a Skewer

      dozen
      21.00

      Skewers of salami, mozzarella, basil, olive, peppers; a mini meal on a skewer

    • Antipasti Platter: Assorted Cheeses, Meats, Dips, Vegetables & Breads

      Antipasti Platter: Assorted Cheeses, Meats, Dips, Vegetables & Breads

      Large
      175.00
      Extra Large
      250.00

      Large Platter: 3 cheeses, 2 meats, 1 dip, vegetables, fruit, assorted crackers and bread; serves 20 - 30

      Extra Large Platter: 5 cheeses, 3 meats, 2 dips, vegetables, fruit, assorted crackers and bread; serves 40 - 50

    • Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Prosciutto

      Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Prosciutto

      dozen
      21.00

      A flavor bomb of sweet, savory and salty all in one bite : blue, goat and cream cheeses whipped with herbs and stuffed in a date and then wrapped with prosciutto.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Sausage Bites

      Sausage Bites

      1 pound
      20.00

      Choice of gourmet Cajun Andouille or Italian sausages, roasted and cut into bite size pieces on a toothpick, served with dipping sauces

    • Mini Sausage & Parmesan Arancini (Rice Balls)

      Mini Sausage & Parmesan Arancini (Rice Balls)

      dozen
      20.00

      A hearty flavorful ball of Italian sausage, rice, basil, mozzarella and Parmesan, baked in a crunchy Panko and Parmesan coating, served with a marinara dipping sauce

    • Baked Brie Encased in Lemon Pastry

      Baked Brie Encased in Lemon Pastry

      small
      14.00
      large
      30.00

      Brie wheel topped with your choice of fig preserves, pepper jelly, dried fruit and nuts, or caramelized onions and baked in a flaky lemon crust

      small (serves 8 - 10)

      large (serves 15 - 25)

    • Rosemary and Cheddar Crackers

      Rosemary and Cheddar Crackers

      2 dozen
      9.00

      Sharp cheddar and herbaceous rosemary make this a delicious cracker eaten plain or with a topping; pairs well with cocktails and wine

    • Pecan Encrusted Herbed Cheese Log

      Pecan Encrusted Herbed Cheese Log

      serves 15 - 20
      25.00

      Savory combination of blue, cream, cheddar and goat cheeses with herbs, encrusted with candied toasted pecans and parsley, comes with crackers

    • Blue Cheese Cheesecake

      Blue Cheese Cheesecake

      9" cheesecake
      60.00

      Rich, creamy and tangy blue cheese cheesecake topped with fig preserves or pepper jelly, for a sweet and savory bite.  Pairs really well with full bodied wines, beer and Port.  Could be served as an appetizer or dessert,    9" cheesecake (serves 16 - 30)

    • Mini Blue Cheese Cheesecakes

      Mini Blue Cheese Cheesecakes

      dozen
      21.00

      Rich, creamy and tangy blue cheese mini cheesecakes topped with fig preserves or pepper jelly, for a sweet and savory bite.  Pairs really well with full bodied wines, beer and Port.  Could be served as an appetizer or dessert

    • Jamaican Cocktail Patties

      Jamaican Cocktail Patties

      dozen
      24.00

      Similar to an empanada; flaky pastry in the shape of a half moon filled with a spicy ground turkey filling

    • Curry Chicken on Endive Leaves

      Curry Chicken on Endive Leaves

      dozen
      20.00

      Creamy herbed chicken salad with a kiss of curry served on endive leaves

    • Classic Deviled Eggs

      Classic Deviled Eggs

      dozen
      18.00

      Creamy with a hint of paprika and mustard

    • Bacon & Chive Deviled Eggs

      Bacon & Chive Deviled Eggs

      dozen
      21.00

      Creamy with bits of bacon and chives

    • Italian Style Stuffed Mushrooms

      Italian Style Stuffed Mushrooms

      dozen
      22.00

      Large mushroom caps stuffed with mushroom, shallots, garlic, marsala, herbs and breadcrumbs, topped with Parmesan and baked

    • Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

      Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

      dozen
      24.00

      Large mushroom caps stuffed with a mixture of sausage, herbs, cheese, Marsala, topped with Parmesan and baked

    • French Onion Tartlets

      French Onion Tartlets

      dozen
      22.00

      Crispy, cheesy pastry filled with a custard of onions caramelized in beef stock and sherry with Swiss cheese. Minimum order of 2 dozen.

    • Roasted Moroccan Carrot Dip

      Roasted Moroccan Carrot Dip

      2 cups, serves 10 - 15
      10.00

      Carrots roasted with Moroccan spices, pureed with herbs, lime juice, tahini, cilantro and jalapeño, served with crostini or pita chips

    • Hummus

      Hummus

      2 cups, serves 10 -15
      10.00

      Garbanzo beans pureed with fresh lemon, garlic, tahini and spices, drizzled with olive oil and paprika, comes with pita chips

    • Daikon Slices with Roast Beef, Blue Cheese& Pickled Red Onions

      Daikon Slices with Roast Beef, Blue Cheese& Pickled Red Onions

      dozen
      24.00

      Crunchy daikon slices topped with succulent roast beef, creamy, salty blue cheese and tangy pickled onions

    • Crostini with Goat Cheese & a Medley of Mushrooms

      Crostini with Goat Cheese & a Medley of Mushrooms

      dozen
      20.00

      Crostini with goat cheese topped with a medley of mushrooms sautéed with herbs and Marsala.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Crostini with Ricotta, Roasted Grapes, Olives & Rosemary

      Crostini with Ricotta, Roasted Grapes, Olives & Rosemary

      dozen
      20.00

      Crispy crostini  with delicious combo of sweet, creamy ricotta topped with sweet roasted grapes, briny roasted olives, herby rosemary and tangy lemon.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Crostini with Spicy Soy Chorizo, Caramelized Pears & Goat Cheese

      Crostini with Spicy Soy Chorizo, Caramelized Pears & Goat Cheese

      dozen
      21.00

      Inspired by a Catalan tapas dish, the combination of tangy creamy goat cheese with sweet caramelized pears and warm, peppery soy chorizo is addictive.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Crostini with Roast Beef, Blue Cheese and Pickled Red Onions

      dozen
      24.00

      Crunchy crostini topped with succulent roast beef, creamy, salty blue cheese and tangy pickled onion.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Roasted Cauliflower Buds Drizzled with Chimichurri

      Roasted Cauliflower Buds Drizzled with Chimichurri

      small
      25.00
      large
      55.00

      Roasted cauliflower buds drizzled with a homemade chimichurri sauce (mixed herbs, garlic, vinegar, olive oil with a hint of pepper)

      As an appetizer, small platter will serve 8 - 15; large platter will serve 24 - 40

    • Asparagus & Pecorino Cheese Wrapped in Prosciutto

      dozen
      18.00

      Roasted asparagus stalk wrapped with a slice of Pecorino cheese in a slice of Prosciutto

    • Pork Tenderloin Medallions

      Pork Tenderloin Medallions

      pound
      9.00

      Choice of Asian Style Glaze, Maple Glaze, OR Jamaican Jerk Glaze.  Slow roasted pork tenderloin is sliced and drizzled with glaze and served with toothpicks.  Minimum order of 3 lbs. of one flavor

    • Roasted Vegetable Crostini

      dozen
      18.00

      Toasted baguette slices with creamy goat cheese topped with assorted roasted vegetables and drizzled with pesto sauce, or a VEGAN version without the goat cheese.  Minimum order of 2 dozen

    • Trio of Gourmet Dips with Vegetables & Crostini

      Trio of Gourmet Dips with Vegetables & Crostini

      Large
      65.00
      Extra Large
      125.00

      Three gourmet handmade dips served with fresh vegetable crudite, crisp crostini or crackers and pita chips.

      For a total GLUTEN FREE option, Daikon Radish slices as "crackers" as well as non wheat cracker options would be substituted for an additional $5.

      Choice of 3 of the following dips:

      • Roasted Moroccan Carrot Dip, a delicious dip of roasted carrots pureed with a melange of Moroccan spices, fresh herbs, lime juice, and a little jalapeño  - sweet with a hint of spice, Gluten Free & Dairy Free
      • Hummus, garbanzo beans pureed with fresh lemon, garlic, tahini and spices, drizzled with olive oil and paprika, Gluten Free & Dairy Free
      • Creamy Herb Dip, a creamy tasty dip, made with a mixture of fresh herbs, sour cream, fresh lemon juice and garlic, Gluten Free
      • Sweet Pea Goat Cheese Dip, a delightfully refreshing dip of green peas, goat cheese, mint and lemon, Gluten Free
      • Goat Cheese topped with Handmade Sweet & Spicy Tangerine Marmalade, creamy tangy goat cheese topped with a sweet and spicy tangerine marmalade - not only pretty but a delightful flavor combination ($5 extra for this dip), Gluten Free

       

      Large Platter serves 15 - 25 as an appetizer;

      Extra Large Platter serves 26 - 45 as an appetizer

    • Mini Basil & Potato Fritattas

      Mini Basil & Potato Fritattas

      Dozen, minimum 2 dozen
      21.00

      Potatoes, eggs, three cheeses, fresh basil and spices combine in these mini muffin shaped savory goodness. Vegetarian.

    • Mini Corn Dog Muffins

      Mini Corn Dog Muffins

      Dozen, minimum 2 dozen
      21.00

      Mini corn muffins with corn kernels, bits of hot dogs, green onions, jalapeños, cheese and spices, drizzled with spicy honey.  These aren't your typical corn dogs...they're oh so much better!

    • Crostini with Roasted Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto

      Crostini with Roasted Butternut Squash, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto

      dozen
      20.00

      Crispy crostini with goat cheese topped with roasted butternut squash, crisped prosciutto, and sage.  Minimum order of 2 dozen