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Sample Catered Cocktail Reception Menu graphic

Sample Catered Cocktail Reception Menu

(Painted Bench Catering will create a custom menu specific to your budget and event expectations.)

Passed Hors D'oeuvres

  • Truffle stuffed mushrooms with apple smoked bacon, parmesan cheese and chives
  • Smoked salmon with chipotle pepper crème fraiche and lime zest
  • Seared beef tenderloin with blue cheese and caramelized onions on soft sourdough
  • Fresh mozzarella, tomato and pesto on soft sourdough
  • Marinated pork with chile ginger sauce on sweet sticky rice cake
  • Pot stickers with ginger peanut sauce
  • Sushi grade ahi tuna tartare on endive with lemon crème fraiche and green onions
  • Scallop ceviche with tomato, lime and cilantro
  • Smoked trout pate on whole wheat cracker
  • Chicken satays with parmesan cheese sauce
  • Pan fried lobster mac and cheese squares with apple smoked bacon and chives
  • Sliced smoked duck breast with wild mushrooms and leeks
  • Truffle duck pate on toast tips and chives
  • Glazed shrimp satays

Displayed Hors D'oeuvres

  • Cheese plate, a selection of cheeses served with toasts
  • Bruschetta plate
  • Wild mushrooms and gruyere cheese gratin
  • Fresh mozzarella and tomato, fresh basil with balsamic vinegar
  • Italian Combination plate sliced prosciutto, salami, marinated olives, roasted red peppers and toasted almonds
  • Seared ahi tuna with wasabi aioli on pita chips
  • Marinated artichokes with shaved parmesan cheese
  • Crispy spring rolls with 3 dipping sauces
  • Chicken wings (5 styles to choose from)
  • Truffle pate with chives and soft sourdough bread with cornichorn and mustard sauce
  • Chilie rubbed grilled pork with fresh cilantro and red pepper onion jam
  • Marinated olives
  • Crab cakes with lemon aioli and pickled red onion