Matters of Taste


A-la-Carte Reception Items  

Hors d'Oeuvres Sampling
(Please call your account executive for additional reception menu items.)

Citrus Grilled Shrimp with Lime Horseradish Sauce


Grilled Shrimp offered with a traditional Cocktail Sauce


Chesapeake Crab Cakes served with a classic Remoulade Sauce


Seafood Fritters presented with Key Lime Mustard Sauce


Chicken or Beef Sate offered with a Thai Peanut Sauce*

  $ 1.75

Spinach Phyllo Pastries with Feta Cheese

  $ 1.75

Blackberry Chicken Sate with Honey Bourbon drizzle

  $ 1.75

Coconut Chicken with Curried Fruit Dip

  $ 1.50

Chicken Wasabi Salad Barquettes finished with chopped Chives

  $ 1.50

Vegetarian Vietnamese Spring Rolls served with a Sweet Soy-Scallion Sauce


Smoked Salmon Crostini offered with Lime Cilantro Sauce


Moroccan Chicken Kabobs skewered with Figs & Olives


Caribbean Chicken Kabobs skewered with Mango & Papaya


Sweet Potato Biscuit filled with grilled Chicken & Apple Chutney

  $ 2.50

Sweet Potato Biscuit topped with Honey Ham & Peach Chutney

  $ 2.50

Fresh Fruit Kabobs accompanied by Amaretto Crème

  $ 1.75

Spicy Beef Empanadas with a Salsa Verde

  $ 2.00

Reception Platters  

International Cheese Board
Imported & Domestic Cheeses served with fresh Seasonal Fruits & an assortment of Bread & Crackers (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 65.00

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter
Served with your choice of Honey Vanilla Yogurt, Berry Coulis or Amaretto Crème (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 65.00

Fresh Garden Vegetables offered with your choice of creamy Herb or Sweet Red Pepper Dip (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 40.00

French Brie with Raspberries & Pistachios
Wheel of Brie with Raspberry preserves and chopped Pistachios, served with Ginger Snaps (serves up to 25 people)


Vegetarian Antipasto
Marinated Mushrooms, Green & Black Olives, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red & Yellow Peppers, Mozzarella Cheese, served with a Black Pepper Aioli & Cheese Straws (serves up to 25 people)


Italian Antipasto
Italian Salami & Ham, fresh Mozzarella, Italian Cheeses, grilled Yellow & Red Peppers, Marinated Mushrooms, Olives and Hard Boiled Egg halves. Served with Pesto Crostini & Parmesan Cheese Straws (serves up to 25 people)


Mezze Platter
Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, marinated Vegetables, Tzutziki, served with Pita wedges, Flat Bread, Cucumbers & Carrots (serves up to 25 people)


Charcuterie Platter
Salami, Chorizo, Saucisson Sec & Prosciutto di Parma, Fruit Mostarda, Caper Berries, Grainy Mustard, Mushroom ala Grecque, Toast Points & French Baguette medallions (serves up to 25 people)


Tex-Mex Terrine
Layers of Refried Beans, Sour Cream, Olives, Guacamole, Cheeses and chopped Tomatoes, served with Assorted Tortilla Chips (serves up to 35 people)


Mediterranean 7-Layer Dip
Feta, Red Onion, Cucumber, Black Olives, Mixed Greens, Tomatoes & Hummus offered with Pita Chips (serves up to 35 people)


Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Served with Carrots, Celery Sticks & Pita wedges (serves up to 25 people)


Chesapeake Crab Dip
Offered with French Bread & Carrots (serves up to 25 people*)


Mini Meatballs
Sweet & Sour, Swedish or Marinara Sauce (serves up to 25 people)


Cola & Brown Sugar Glazed Ham
Served with Sweet Potato Biscuits, Peach Chutney & Honey Cup Mustard (serves up to 25 people)


Roasted Turkey
Whole de-boned Roasted Turkey served at room temperature with Orange Muffins, assorted Rolls, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Red Pepper Mayonnaise & Honey Mustard (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 99.00

Mesquite Grilled or Poached Salmon
Grilled or Poached Salmon with Dill Sauce, Pineapple-Avocado Salsa & Brown Bread (serves up to 30 people)

  $ 125.00

Smoked Norwegian Salmon*
Displayed with Capers, chopped Red Onions , Hard Boiled Eggs , Black Bread & Dill Sauce (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 125.00

Pistachio & Herb Crusted Filet Mignon
Marinated & grilled Filet of Beef served with a Pommery-Horseradish cream, Tobacco Onion Crisps & Silver Dollar Rolls* (Served at room temperature/up to 25 people)

  $ 150.00

Blackened Beef Tenderloin
Dusted with Cajun spices and served with Remoulade Sauce & Mini Rolls* (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 150.00

Bruschetta Station
Marinated vine-ripened Tomatoes & Mozzarella, Olive Tapanade & White Bean and Garlic Dip, offered with Pesto Crostini (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 48.00

Caribbean Get Away
Black Bean Dip, Tropical Fruit Salsa & Pico de Gallo served with Tortilla Chips (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 48.00

Miniature Pastries
Petit Eclairs, Oreo-Chocolate Truffles, Double Dipped Chocolate Strawberries and Vanilla Puffs (serves up to 25 people)

  $ 68.75

Reception Menus  

Happy Hour (minimum 25 people)
- Sweet & Sour Mini Meatballs
- Beef Empanadas with Salsa Verde
- Cheese & Fruit Platter
- Spinach & Artichoke Dip
- Sweet Treats

$ 12.75

The Get Together (minimum 25 people)
- Grilled Citrus Shrimp (2 per person)
- Charcuterie Platter: Salami, Chorizo, Saucisson Sec & Prosciutto di Parma, Fruit
   Mostarda, Caper Berries, Grainy Mustard, Mushroom ala Grecque, Toast Points &
   French Baguette medallions
- Mezze Platter Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, marinated Vegetables, & Tzutziki, served with
   Pita wedges, Flat Bread, Cucumbers & Carrots
- Wheel of Brie with Raspberries & Pistachios
- Fruit Kabobs with Amaretto Crème

$ 15.50

*Served raw or undercooked.
Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish
or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

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