Catering Menu - Danielle Mendez Events
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Catering Menu

Hors Dourves

Mushroom Crostini, a light but flavorful bite of marinated mushrooms on a flavored crostini and topped with an imported parmesan

Olive Crostini, chopped olive roulade on a crostini

Caprese Crostini, mozzarella, basil and tomato on a crostini

Banderillas, avocado and smoked cheese kabobs…black olives, manchego and tomato

kabobs….melon wrapped in prosciutto kabobs

Mini grilled cheese stuffed with green apple, turkey bacon and a roasted red onion mayo

Sausage Bites, chicken apple sausage with a sweet dijon dipping sauce

Belgian Endive Spears, with boursin cheese and cranberries or mango

Cherry Tomatoes filled with Avocado

Roasted Beets on a burratta crostini with a balsamic reduction

Crostini with burratta, roasted beets, grilled zucchini topped with zucchini blossoms

Zucchini rounds topped with goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes and chives

Zucchini roll ups stuffed with roasted garlic ricotta

Prosciutto, fig, arugula goat cheese roll ups drizzled with honey

Dates filled with Cream Cheese and Almonds

Prosciutto wrapped Dates filled with Goat Cheese

Roasted Asparagus wrapped with Serrano Ham

Ham Wrapped Fingerling Potatoes

Steak Bites with a Chili Sauce

Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes, with black olive and caper filling

Sauteed Garlic Mushrooms or Sauteed Chili Mushrooms

Stuffed Poblano Peppers, with lamb and goat cheese

New Potatoes with Sour Cream and Caviar

Mini Cheese and Ham Croissants

Spanokapita, phyllo filled with spinach and cheese, or mushroom and cheese

Lamb Nuggets, rosemary lamb on a mini kabob

Mini Quesadillas, with different dips and different cheeses… mango chutney, sour cream, guacamole, grapes, salsa…

Mini Tea Sandwiches, various flavors and tastes are available

Phyllo Pinwheels, various flavors available, spinach and cheese, ham, cheese, olive, etc

Displays

European Cheese Display, a mix of five different cheeses from around the world with  crackers, crostini and fruit

Crudite Display, various veggies with a myriad of dips

Charcuterie Display, selection of cured meats and salami’s

Antipasti Display, marinated vegetables, olives, mushrooms, cheeses, and charcuterie

Greek Display, Pita, olives, peppers, various types of hummus – roasted pepper, lamb, pesto, original, garlic, etc

Soups

Roasted cream of Asparagus Soup, with a garlic seasoned crouton or asparagus spear

Puree of Broccoli and Arugula, with a hint of cream (optional)

Roasted Squash Puree, with rosemary and topped with gruyere cheese

Fresh Corn Chowder, with bits of ham (optional)

Cucumber Dill Soup, this chilled soup is a classic french favorite

Stracciatella alla Fiorentina, an italian spinach soup with egg and parmesan

Avgolemono Soup, a greek soup with lemon, orzo and diced chicken (optional)

Gazpacho, a Spanish favorite with tomato, cucumber, bell pepper, onion, bread crumbs

Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Soup, with roasted bell peppers, eggplant,

Sides

Sweet Corn Salad, with strawberries, goat cheese and a lemon mint dressing.  A huge hit!

Macaroni and Cheese, four different cheeses, ham and peas (optional) topped with breadcrumbs

Chai Asparagus, asparagus with a light chai sauce drizzled on top

Dijon Asparagus with a creamy dijon drizzled a top

Caramelized Brussel Sprouts with Seared Spicy Italian Sausage

Medley of Roasted Seasonal Vegetables or Seasonal Fruit Salads

Potatoes: mashed, roasted, aioli potatoes, potato wedges with garlic, potato salads, sweet potatoes

Beans: green beans with pine nuts or lemon and garlic, mixed bean salad, white bean salad, 5 bean salad, bean and cabrales salad

Tomatoes: stuffed with rice and olives, stuffed with cheese, garlic grilled, tomato onion salad

Pasta, Pesce, Pollo, Carne

Pasta Limone, Fusilli Pasta with red and yellow peppers, asparagus and diced chicken with a light lemon cream sauce served room temperature

Penne alla Vodka, in a pink sauce with sun dried tomatoes, diced chicken and peas

Gnocchi Bolognese, with ground beef, sauteed onions, tomatoes, oregano, basil in a homemade three day sauce

Penne Salad with Corgettes, pasta with zucchini, rosemary, black and green olives

Pappardelle with a Wild Mushroom Sauce, flat pasta with pancetta, mixed mushrooms and sage

Chicken Parmesan, this baked dish is made with low fat and low carb mozzarella and a pink sauce

Vegetable Parmesan, baked eggplant and zucchini with low fat mozzarella

Chicken Taquitos, with onions and bell peppers inside.  Lightly fried in canola oil

Chicken in a White Wine Sauce, lean chicken in a white wine caper sauce

Orange Tarragon Chicken,  chicken breasts in a orange tarragon cream sauce

Grilled Coconut Chicken, chicken marinated in coconut oil then drenched in coconut and panko

Filo Wrapped Halibut, this wonderful fish is wrapped in a filo pocket with chopped capers, olives, lemon, and garlic then baked to perfection

Seared Ahi Tuna, with fennel and parsnips

Cabernet Lamb Steaks, ground lamb patties on top of a goat cheese crostini and with mushrooms

Dijon Crusted Lamb Chops, lamb ribs drenched in dijon and panko then baked to perfection

Rosemary Roast, A roast drenched in a garlic, thyme, rosemary olive oil paste.

Black Truffle Filet, filet with black truffle sea salt

English Shepherds Pie, traditional english pie with beef, carrots, peas, onions and mashed potatoes

Greek Shepherds Pie, a spin off the traditional but made with lamb, rosemary, thyme

Blue Cheese Burger, stuffed brie and topped with carmelized onions and arugula

Veal Burger, with hints of fennel

Salads

Greek Salad, romaine and iceberg with kalamata olives, feta cheese, green bell peppers, cucumber, tomato, radish and onion

Spinach Burrata Salad, with a balsamic reduction

Salted Watermelon Salad

Green Salad, with romaine with cucumber, tomato, carrot, and croutons

Chopped Italian Salad, iceberg with garbanzo, salami, ham, mozzarella, tomato and black olives

Tricolore Salad, radicchio, arugula, and endive with aged Parmesan on top

Arugula and Spinach Salad with Persimmons and Pears topped with a meyer lemon sheeps milk dressing

Spinach Salad, walnuts, pears, cranberries and blue cheese

Warm Spinach Salad, served with strawberries, mushrooms and feta.  A wonderful luncheon dish.

Insalata Capricciosa, romaine, carrots, garbanzo, cucumber, cauliflower, olives

Roasted Beet Salad, seasonal beats with goat cheese on a bed of lettuce

Caprese Salad, Buffalo Mozzarella on top of seasonal tomatoes with basil and olive oil