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Weddings | Breakfast-Brunch | Lunch-Dinner | Cocktail Reception | Beverages | Off Premise & Express

COCKTAIL RECEPTION MENUS

BUTLERED HORS d’OEUVRES

One hour of service.  Minimum of 30 guests. 

Mozzarella Carozza with Tomato Caper Relish
Tomato & Mozzarella Caprese
Spinach & Brie Cheese Tartlet
Fig & Goat Cheese Crostini with Balsamic Reduction
Portobello & Gorgonzola Crostini
Chicken Sate with Spice Peanut Sauce
Southwest Chicken Chopstick
Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken with Garlic Aioli
Roasted Duck Taco with Manchego, Salsa Verde and Cilantro Aioli
Potato Pancake with Smoked Salmon & Dill Crème Fraiche

 

Smoked Gouda & Red Pepper Tarts
Phyllo Wrapped Asparagus
Veal & Ricotta Meatball
Petite Beef Wellington
Beef Sate with Spicy Peanut Sauce
Seared Tenderloin of Beef Crostini with Mushroom Ragout
Peppered Beef Crostini with Chimichurri Sauce
Seared Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream
Tempura Shrimp with Thai Chili Sauce

 

Mini Crab Cake with Caper & Chive Remoulade
Shrimp St. James with Sweet Barbeque Sauce
Oysters on the Half Shell with Sauce Mignonette
Sushi Rolls, Spicy Tuna, Smoked Salmon, Crab & Avocado, Cucumber & Scallion, Shrimp
Lamb Lollipop Chops with Mint Tomato Marmalade
Bacon Wrapped Scallop with Ginger Soy Reduction

 

STATIONS

All stations are accompanied by freshly baked rolls & butter.

MASHED POTATO STATION
Chive Mashed Potatoes and Yukon Gold Mascarpone Mashed Potatoes
Select 3 toppings: Caramelized Onions, Bacon Bits, Sour Cream, Broccoli, Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Scallions, Bleu Cheese, Sautéed Mushrooms

BUILD YOUR OWN MACARONI AND CHEESE STATION
Toppings of Bacon Crumbles, Roasted Mushrooms, Jalapeno Peppers, Pico De Gallo

PASTA STATION
Host’s choice of two pastas: Cheese Tortellini, Penne, and Fusilli, tossed in host’s choice of sauce: Alfredo, Pesto, or Sun-Dried Tomato Sauces
Select 4 toppings: Chorizo, Chicken, Pancetta, Mushroom Medley, Spinach, Basil, Artichoke Hearts, Green Peas, Asparagus, Roasted Peppers, Parmesan, Romano

OVEN ROASTED TURKEY BREAST CARVING STATION
With Orange Cranberry Relish

HONEY GLAZED HAM CARVING STATION
With Apricot Dijon Mustard

ROSEMARY & PEPPER BEEF CARVING STATION
Strip Loin of Beef with Horseradish Sauce

Displayed Hors d’Oeuvres

GRILLED, ROASTED AND FRESH VEGETABLE CRUDITES
With Chef’s Selection of Dipping Sauces

ASSORTED BREADS AND DIPPING SAUCES
Pita, Grilled French Bread, Roasted Garlic Hummus, Olive Tapenade, Pesto, Roasted Pepper and Feta Yogurt

SEASONAL SELECTION OF FRESH FRUIT

CHEF’S SELECTION OF DOMESTIC
AND IMPORTED CHEESES

With Seasonal Berries, Crostini and Water Crackers

MARYLAND CRAB DIP
With sliced baguettes and assorted crackers

ARTISANAL CHEESE PRESENTATION
AND DIPPING SAUCES

Which may include the following: Aged Sharp Vermont White Cheddar, Maytag Bleu, Grana Padano, Coach Farm Goat, Blackberry Currant Jam, Apricot Marmalade, Jalapeno Honey, Date Chutney, Candied Nuts

ANTIPASTO AND BAKED FOCACCIA DISPLAY
Fine Italian Meats, Imported Cheeses, Roasted Vegetables,
Cured Olives, and Breads

GRAND SEAFOOD DISPLAY
To include the following: Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Cocktail Crab Claws, Crayfish, Oysters on the Half Shell, Cold Poached PEI Mussels, Lemon, Saltine Crackers, Crostini, Cocktail Sauce, Sauce Louis, Dill Remoulade Market Price

SMOKED FISH DISPLAY
Smoked Salmon, Trout & Peppered Mackerel
Which may include the following Accoutrements: Red Onion, Capers, Hard Cooked Egg, Scallion Cream Cheese, Dill Sour Cream, Pumpernickel Bread, Bagel Chips and Baked Flatbread

Soakers

Miniature savory snacks passed late in the evening

SHORT RIB SLIDERS
Port Wine Onion Confit, Horseradish Mayonnaise

CHEESEBURGER SLIDERS
With Chipotle Ranch Aioli

POTATO PANCAKE
With Smoked Salmon and Dill Crème Fraiche

GOURMET GRILLED CHEESE
Chef’s selection of a variety of savory and sweet miniature sandwiches

 

Prices are not inclusive of 22% service charge, 6% sales tax, or 9% alcohol tax

John Eager Howard

The Palm Room

The Charles

Grand & Platinum