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2980 Cook Road, West Branch, MI 48661

HORS D' OEUVRES MENU

All of our catering services are provided by our on-site restaurant:

Hot Hors d'oeuvres

Bruschetta

Garlic toasted vienna bread topped with fresh pesto, sliced roma tomatoes, virgin olive oil and melted provolone, served with house amogio

Thai Chicken and Vegetable Spring Roll

Napa cabbage, celery, carrots, peppers, spices and sesame, served with garlic-ginger soy sauce

Spinach and Artichoke Dip

With parmesan, garlic and fresh chopped herbs, served with crisp dipping lavash

Spanish Style Meatballs        

A blend of ground beef and Italian sausage with roasted peppers and caramelized onion with a sauce of tomatoes, basil, olive oil and saffron

Caribbean Style Chicken Wings

Dusted in seasoned flour, fried, then tossed in a spicy ginger-mango BBQ and garnished with diced tomatoes and chopped scallions

Loaded Pierogi   

Tender pillows filled with a blend of mashed Idaho potatoes and Wisconsin aged cheddar, topped with sautéed onion, crisp chopped bacon and chive sour cream

Queso & Chips

Fried white corn chips surrounding house-made queso cheese dip. Served with salsa fresca

Cold Hors d'oeuvres

Calypso Shrimp
Marinated Gulf shrimp grilled in a spicy mango BBQ glaze. Chilled and served with an exotic slaw

Silver Dollar Sandwiches

A selection of cured ham, roasted turkey breast, and sliced roast beef sandwiches topped with cheddar or swiss, lettuce and tomato with appropriate condiments

Crostini Platter

Toasted baguette rounds topped with boursin cheese, fresh asparagus and roasted peppers

Jamaican Jerk Chicken 

Boneless chicken breast sliced and displayed over fresh fruit salsa, served slightly chilled

Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella (Caprese)

Served with olives and roasted peppers, drizzled with aged balsamic vinegar and extra virgin olive oil

Southwest Style Roll Ups

Lavash breads filled with spiced chicken, cilantro cream cheese, tomatoes, green onions and black olives, served with southwest aoli

The Ultimate Fruit Display

Chef's selection of imported and domestic cheeses. Served with dried fruits, mixed nuts, flat bread and gourmet crackers, accented by a cascading grape centerpiece and strawberries

Fresh Fruit Tree

An artistic display of melon, strawberries, pineapple, bananas, mangos and coconuts

Mediterranean Crostini Bar

Toasted bread rounds served with pesto hummus, tomatoes with basil and olive oil, tri olive tapenade, sundried tomato cream cheese and spinach and artichoke spread

Passed Hors d'oeuvres

Tomato Bisque "Shooter"

House-made tomato bisque with fresh basil & sweet cream garnished with a mini grilled cheese

Bruschetta Crostini

Diced plum tomato with fresh basil, virgin olive oil and grated parmesan on a toasted baguette round

Asian Spoon

Shredded napa and red cabbage, carrots, red pepper and bean sprouts marinated in sesame, soy and fresh ginger topped with a spiced roasted cashew. Served in an Asian soup spoon

~ Many other options also available ~

Gazpacho Shot

Traditional gazpacho served in a shot glass (single serving) and garnished with a touch of cilantro sour cream and mini cucumber round

~ Garnished with chilled shrimp is also a delicious option~

Shrimp and Boursin Canapé

On toasted baguette rounds with roasted red pepper, fresh chopped parsley and grated parmesan

Thai Chicken Lavash Roll

Seven grain wrap with sesame chili seared chicken and Asian vegetables

* All food and beverage purchases subject to 6% sales tax and 20% service charge. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food-borne illness.