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Smoked Duck with Cabernet Glaze and Dry Cherries

Here is a sampling of appetizers we have served at recent events. Our menus are constantly being updated, so please give us a call and we will send you a fresh menu tailored to your event.

  • Smoked Salmon Latkes with Dill Crème Fraîche and Salmon Caviar
  • Asian Crab Cakes with Sweet Chile-Pickled Ginger Sauce
  • Crab Cakes with Cilantro-Honey Aioli and Mango Pico de Gallo
  • Tuna Tartare Tostadas with Huitlacoche Vinaigrette
  • Tuna Tartare with Crispy Sesame Wontons and Lemon-Ginger Vinaigrette
  • Shrimp and Lobster Fritters with Roasted Poblano Tartar Sauce
  • Grilled, Curry-Spiced Shrimp Satays with Mint-Soy Vinaigrette
  • Halibut Ceviche Tostadas
  • Hot and Crunchy Fried Shrimp with Mango-Jalapeño Sauce
  • Fried Olives Stuffed with Italian Sausage
  • Polenta Crusted Elgin Sausage with Spicy Mustard & Chive Aioli
    (Mini corn dogs taken to a new level.)
  • Fresh Mozzarella, Prosciutto and Thyme Quesadillas with Tomato-Basil Salsa
  • Chorizo and Goat Cheese Quesadillas with Tomatillo Salsa
  • Caesar Salad Spring Rolls with Prosciutto and Garlic Croutons
  • Bresaola Crostini with Truffle Cheese and Chives
    (Bresaola is aged, Italian, air-dried, salted beef that is sliced thin like prosciutto.)
  • Mushrooms Stuffed with Braised Beef Short Ribs and Horseradish Cream
  • Chile Crusted Filet Mignon Crostini with Smoked Paprika Aioli
  • Sopes with Black Bean Puree, Shredded Beef in Tomatillo Sauce and Cotija Cheese
  • Sopes with Black Bean Puree, Chicken Tinga and Mexican Crema
  • Grilled, Curry-Spiced Chicken Satays with Mint-Soy Vinaigrette
  • Barbecued Duck and Wild Mushroom Quesadillas with Mango Salsa
  • Parmesan Battered Lamb Chops with Cracked Pepper and Lemon
  • Seared Polenta with Caramelized Mushrooms
  • Goat Cheese Crostini with Morel Mushrooms
  • Beer Battered Fried Artichokes Hearts with Tarragon Aioli
  • Corn and Zucchini Quesadillas with Blackened Tomato-Avocado Salsa
  • Kimchi Fritters with Spicy Korean Dipping Sauce
  • Grilled Figs with Goat Cheese and Truffle Balsamic Glaze
  • Gruyere Gougéres
  • Crispy Goat Cheese with Hazelnuts and Honey
  • Seared Polenta with Basil Pesto and Shaved Parmesan
  • Fried Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives
  • Basil Pesto Arancini with Fresh Mozzarella
    (Panko fried risotto balls.)
  • Crispy Arancini with Wild Mushrooms, Truffles and Fresh Mozzarella
    (Panko fried risotto balls.)
  • Chilled Gazpacho Shots with Balsamic Glaze
  • Fresh Texas Field Pea Cakes with Tomato-Basil Salsa
  • Watermelon Cube with 20-Year-Old Balsamic

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