Grinning Gourmand - Cocktail Party Sample Menu
Minimum order 2 dozen ($2.00 – $3.50 piece)
Ascolian Fried Stuffed Olives – Olives stuffed with anchovies and Romano cheese, lightly breaded and fried.
Asparagus Parmesan Pastry Rolls - Asparagus wrapped in pastry with a hint of fresh parmigiano-reggiano and truffle oil to accent the flavours.
Citrus Bourbon Shrimp – Candied lemon and orange zest with a spicy bourbon marinade.
Coconut Shrimp – Shrimp coated in shredded coconut accompanied by sweet and sour dipping sauce.
Cherry Tomatoes with Roasted Garlic filling - Delicious cherry tomatoes with a roasted garlic filling. A hint of fresh basil for the garnish.
Feta Puffs - Feta wrapped in puff pastry with fresh thyme and cracked black pepper.
Individual Yorkshire Puddings with Rare Roast Beef – All the flavours of the entire dinner: Rare roast beef, creamy horseradish and gravy all in a small Yorkshire pudding bite.
Miniature Crab Cakes with Tomato Ginger Jam – Crispy baked crab cakes with zesty tomato ginger jam.
Onion and Sage Tarts - Buttery, flakey pastry crusts filled with deeply caramelized onions, smoked bacon and generously laced with sage.
Glazed Duck Toasts with Gingered Rhubarb - Smoked duck breast sliced thin on sourdough baguette with sweet gingered rhubarb chutney.
Kalamata Olive and Caper Stuffed Radishes - The saltiness of the olives & capers are a nice contrast to the peppery radishes.
Thai Summer Rolls - Stuffed with shrimp, fresh veg and vermicelli noodles. Served with a sweet and spicy dipping sauce.
Lollipop Chicken drummettes with Honey glaze and sesame seeds – Small no mess chicken drummettes coated in toasted sesame seeds and served with a sweet and sour sauce.
Tex-Mex Beef Taquitos with Fresh Guacamole -Slowly simmered beef with Tex-Mex spices with rice and jack cheese wrapped in a mini crispy tortilla shell. Served with fresh guacamole. (Can be made with chicken or vegetarian).
Assorted Canapés – Smoked Chicken Breast, Smoked Duck breast and Smoked Fish or shrimp decoratively placed on a small pumpernickel round or cucumber.
Chicken and Coconut Rice Wonton Flutes - Hoisin Grilled Chicken with Coconut Rice stuffed into a crispy wonton flute served with Sesame Cilantro Dip.
Tuscan Canapés - Homemade Italian Pepper Bread with Olive Tapenade, Mozzarella and Roasted Tomato concassé.
Spiced Olive and Feta Spread – The spicy olives contrast with the cooling flavour of the feta spread on fresh pumpernickel rounds.
Southwest Shredded Chicken Bundle - Dry rubbed grilled chicken shredded and mixed with sweet peppers, onions and roasted potato and wrapped in crispy phyllo bundles.
Tomato Tartlets with Herbs de Provence – Puff pastry bites infused with fresh herbs and cherry tomatoes.
Curried Chicken and Potato Wraps with Mango Salsa – Curry marinated chicken and fresh vegetables wrapped in flour tortillas and then grilled. Accompanied by a zesty mango salsa.
Roasted Artichoke and Asiago Spread - With Roasted Red Peppers atop herbed crostini.
Provencal Mint White Bean Dip - A variation of hummus, this dip is accented by the fresh flavours of southern France.
Roasted Corn and Herb Dip - Sweet barbeque corn accents this delicious dip.
Prosciutto Pin Wheels – Roasted peppers with herbed cheese wrapped up in thinly sliced prosciutto.
Caramelized Apples with Blue Cheese on Pumpernickel – Sweet caramelized apples atop a walnut and blue cheese mixture.
Grilled Shrimp or Chicken skewers with lime Chipotle dip – Shrimp or Chicken grilled with a smokey spicy chipotle dip.
Maple BBQ Glazed Salmon Skewers – Mini skewers grilled and served with a homemade Maple BBQ sauce.
Roasted Pepper Rolls – Marinated roasted peppers and eggplant with creamy goat cheese and fresh herbs rolled in freshly baked bread.
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus – prosciutto and boursin cheese with a dab of Dijon wrapped around delicious asparagus spears.
Peking Duck with Chinese Pancakes - Mandarin pancakes stuffed with Peking duck and Asian vegetables.
Onion Bahjias – Indian spiced onion fritters with cilantro yogurt.
Antipasto Stuffed Baguettes – Baguette bites filled with Genoa salami, roasted vegetables, olives and herbed goat’s cheese.
Baked Mango Chutney Brie - Baked French brie atop a fresh crostini with a sweet curried mango sauce and a sprig of mint.
Sesame Seared Tuna with Seaweed Salad, Pickled Ginger, Wasabi and Fried Wonton - A small bite of infused Japanese flavours.
Roasted Rosemary Lamb Stuffed Crepes – Rosemary and Garlic Roasted Lamb shredded and rolled in fresh crepes
Brie with Roasted Garlic and Olives – Baked Brie covered in roasted garlic and Kalamata olives and toasted pine nuts.
Tahini & Chili Palmiers - Small savory pinwheel bites baked in a flaky crust.
Vegetarian Sushi - An assortment of spicy red pepper rolls, hoisin scented bok choy rolls and vegetarian California rolls. Accompanied by pickled ginger and wasabi. (Can be made as a non-vegetarian item as well)
Mini Pizza Bianco – Thin crust pizzettes topped with a slice of new potato and garnished with rosemary and a touch of Parmesan and olive oil.
Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola Grilled Pizza – Thin crust pizza topped with a caramelized onion Gorgonzola mixture.
Grilled Chicken and Madeira Raisin Bites – Tasty chicken salad mixed with Madeira soaked raisins atop a toasted fresh foccacia.
Zucchini Fritters – Shredded Zucchini with dill and feta, lightly fried accompanied by zesty tomato jam.
Oregano and prosciutto Pinwheels – Roasted peppers and Italian cured ham rolled with creamy oregano and pine nut spread and cut into bit size pinwheels.
Fritto Misto Di Mare – Italian battered seafood with creamy dipping sauce.
Miniature BBQ Lamburgers - Bite sized homemade lamb burgers with Caramelized Onions, Wild Mushrooms and Old Irish Cheddar. (Can be made with beef or chicken)
Thai Beef Salad in Cucumber Cups – Grilled beef with Thai spices and Shredded Napa in small cucumber cups. (Can be made with chicken or shrimp)
Caprese Salad Skewers – Bocconcini and Cherry Tomato with fresh basil drizzled in olive oil and balsamic on a mini skewer.
Beer Battered Fresh Tilapia Batons with Creamy Tartar Sauce – Classic fish n chips style Tilapia in a beer batter.
Smoked Trout Rolls – Smoked trout with chives and horseradish cream rolled in fresh crepes and sliced into pinwheels.
Mushrooms En Croute – Caramelized Onion and Mushrooms with Parmesan atop a thin crusty toasted foccacia round.
Parmesan Tuille Cones – Crispy Parmesan cones stuffed with prosciutto, chives, figs and ricotta cheese.
Grilled Salmon Spring Roll with Nori – Grilled salmon wrapped with fresh vegetables and nori in a crispy wonton wrapping. Served with spicy dipping sauce.
Antipasto Baked Bread – Sopresetta Salami, prosciutto, Grilled Vegetables, olives and Provolone cheese baked into fresh herbed bread and cut into single sized servings.
Mini Quiches – Curried Apple and Onion, Creamy Herb, Smoked Salmon, Corn and Red Pepper.
Fresh Tilapia Fish Cakes – Mini cakes with white fish, capers and tartar, lightly breaded and baked.
Lamb on Polenta – Polenta rounds with thinly sliced lamb and cilantro yogurt.
Vegetable Tempura – Mixed Vegetables coated in Tempura batter with a sweet and sour dipping sauce.
Corn and Potato Fritters with Creamy Ranch Dip – Crispy fritters with creamy ranch dip.
Vietnamese Lettuce Wraps – Shredded Pork, Chicken or Beef marinated in Vietnamese spices with fresh vegetables, chilies and vermicelli noodles wrapped in leaf lettuce. Comes with hoisin dip.
Anijhitos – Grilled tortillas rolled with a jalapeno cream cheese spread and cut into pinwheels. Accompanied by fresh guacamole.
Florentine Scones with Artichoke and Mortedella – Homemade mini Spinach and Pecorino Scones with Artichoke Pistachio spread and Thinly Sliced Imported Italian Mortedella.
Curried Sausage Rolls - in Puff pastry.
Shredded Mu Shu Pork Wraps - Seasoned BBQ pork with Asian vegetables wrapped in a rice paper wrap. Served with a sweet chili dipping sauce.
Wild Mushroom Tarts with Goat Cheese - Sautéed Wild Mushrooms with Creamy Goat Cheese atop a thin puff pastry round.
Shredded Root Vegetable Spring Roll - With Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce.
Italian Risotto Balls - With Mozzarella and coated in a crispy breading.
Greek Feta and Sundried Tomato Bundle – Sundried Tomatoes with Feta and Fresh Oregano wrapped in crispy phyllo pastry.
Empanada – Beef, Chicken or Vegetarian wrapped in light Cornish pastry dough and baked golden brown.
Assorted Pinwheel Sandwiches:
• Shredded Asian Pork wrap with bean sprouts and bamboo shoots
• Veal Scaloppini wrap with peppers and creamy Caesar
• Grilled Salmon with dill and chive cream cheese
• Tex Mex Chicken Wrap with Chipotle mayo
• White Bean Provencal Dip with Fresh Bread and Crispy Pita Wedges
• Roasted Artichoke and Asiago Dip with Fresh Bread and Crispy Pita Wedges
• Tropical Coconut Crab Dip with Fresh Bread and Crispy Pita Wedges
• Caramelized Shallot and Blue Cheese Dip
• Sundried Tomato and Feta Dip
• Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Antipasto Platter - Assortment of Italian meats, olives, roasted peppers, artichokes, eggplant and Imported Italian cheeses.
Mixed Vegetable Trays - with Ranch dipping sauce.
Mixed Fruit Trays – with strawberries, grapes, kiwi, melon, pineapple.
Catering, Fine Foods, Catering-to-Go & Imported Cheeses
3040 New St.