Happy Holidays!

Thank you for Trusting 2Taste with your wonderful holiday plans!  I look forward to customizing a fantastic menu with you.

Holiday Passed & Set Appetizer Menus

2021

 

Holiday Classics

Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes – Roasted Jalapeno Aioli

Shrimp Cocktail – Spiced Cocktail Sauce, Lemon

Fig Glazed Lamb Loli-Pops – Sous Vide Cooked at 138 Degrees for Three Hours

Beef Tenderloin Sliders – Hatche Chili Cream, Mixed Greens, Sesame Seed Bun

Lobster Mac n Cheese Bites – Maine Lobster, Mascarpone Cream

Creamy Artichoke Croquettes – Roasted Lemon-Garlic Aioli

Braised Beef Short Rib – Pumpkin Risotto, Pepitas, Smoked Maple

Burrata Spoons - Heirloom Tomato, Green Olive, Baguette Crisp, Basil, Aged Balsamic

Buffalo Tartare – Dijon, Truffle, Cured Egg Yolk, Pumpernickel Crunch

Its Taco Tuesday Somewhere!

Rotisserie Chicken Tacos - Chipotle Dressing, Crisp Slaw, Cotija Cheese, Avocado, Corn Tortilla

Ahi Tuna Tostadas - Crisp Slaw, Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli

Charred Corn Bites - Hatche Chili Butter, Cotija Cheese, Lime-Maldon Sea Salt

Ahi Tuna Taco – Crisp Slaw, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli, Pineapple Salsa

Roasted Sweet Potato Taco – Honey Crisp Apple Slaw, Cotija Cheese, Citrus Crème, Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Corn Tortilla

Shaved Beef Sirloin Taco - Crisp Slaw, Tomatillo Salsa, Chipotle Crema, Cotija Cheese, Corn Tortilla

Vegetarian Roasted Corn Taco

Mushroom, Pickled Red Onion, Hacthe Chili-Tomatillo Salsa, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli, Crisp Slaw, Corn Tortilla

 

It’s on a Bun

Mini Black Bean Sliders – Cilantro, Roasted Red Pepper Aioli, Butter Bun

Beef Tenderloin Sliders – Hatche Chili Cream, Mixed Greens, Brioche Bun

Mini Cubano Sandwiches – Whole Grain Mustard Aioli, Swiss, Pickles

Mini Meatball Parms – Pork, Veal, & Beef, Basil Marinara, & Parmesan Reggiano

Prosciutto-Fontina Panini Bites – Lemon-Garlic Aioli, Arugula, Marcona Almond, Balsamic Glaze

12 Hour Pulled Pork – 3-Pepper BBQ, Spicy Cole Slaw, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli, Mini Sesame Seed Buns

Asian Style Pork Sliders – Shredded Bahn Mi Style Pork, Crisp Miso Peanut Slaw, Hawaiian Buns

Mini Lobster Rolls – Lemon-Herb Mayo, Celery, Buttery Soft Roll

Holiday Turkey - Cranberry Aioli, Honey Crisp Apple Slaw, Leaf Lettuce

Apple Brie Panini – Triple Cream Brie, Apple Jam, Sourdough

 

 

Stuff on a Stick

Waygu Beef Skewers - Maldon Sea Salt, Bagna Cauda

Beer Brat Bites - Whole Grain Mustard, Homemade Kraut, Pretzel Crumble

Brazilian Marinated Beef Sirloin or Chicken Skewers  - Chimichurri, Aji Verde

Charred Beef or Chicken Skewers – Apple Pear Soy Glaze, Sesame

Pickled Shiitake Skewer – Avocado Crema, Roasted Sesame Dressing

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Bites – Bread & Butter Pickles, Whole Grain Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce

Roasted Turkey Meatballs – Chipotle Cranberry BBQ Glaze

Italian Meatballs – Pork, Veal, & Beef, Basil Marinara, & Parmesan Reggiano

Roasted Lamb Meatballs– Roasted Red Pepper-Tomato Glaze, Manchego Cheese

Asian Inspired Beef Tenderloin Meatballs – Spicy Sesame Glaze

Caprese Skewer – Baby Heirloom Tomato, Olive, Basil, Lemon-Red Pepper Vinaigrette, Aged Balsamic

  

Asian

Ahi Tuna Poke Cups – Sunumono, Yuzu Ponzu, Macadamia, Radish, Spicy Pepper

Pan Fried Pork Gyoza – Sesame Vinaigrette

Ginger Seared Ahi Tuna - Red Slaw, Sriracha Aioli, Wasabi Cracker

Pickled Shiitake Skewer – Avocado Crema, Roasted Sesame Dressing

Asian Style Pork Sliders – Shredded Bahn Mi Style Pork, Crisp Miso Peanut Slaw, Hawaiian Buns

Charred Beef or Chicken Skewers – Apple Pear Soy Glaze, Sesame

Asian Inspired Beef Tenderloin Meatballs – Spicy Sesame Glaze

 

Vegetarian

Truffle White Bean & Roasted Vegetable Bruschetta - Manchego Cheese & Arugula

Tandoori Spiced Filo Cups – Eggplant, Roasted Red Onion, Pepper, Mint Yogurt

Apple Brie Panini – Triple Cream Brie, Apple Jam, Sourdough

Roasted Sweet Potato Taco – Honey Crisp Apple Slaw, Cotija Cheese, Citrus Crème, Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Corn Tortilla

Caprese Skewer – Baby Heirloom Tomato, Olive, Basil, Lemon-Red Pepper Vinaigrette, Aged Balsamic

Burrata Spoons - Heirloom Tomato, Green Olive, Baguette Crisp, Basil, Aged Balsamic

Pumpkin Risotto Spoons – Pecan, Maple, Manchego Cheese, Pepitas

Southwestern Black Bean Cakes – Tempeh, Spicy Peppers, Cilantro, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli

Crispy or Grilled Artichoke Hearts - Marcona Almond Pesto, Lemon Garlic Aioli, Manchego Cheese

Vegetarian Roasted Corn Taco - Mushroom, Pickled Red Onion, Hacthe Chili-Tomatillo Salsa, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli, Crisp Slaw, Corn Tortilla

Pickled Shiitake Skewer – Avocado Crema, Roasted Sesame Dressing

Mini Black Bean Sliders – Cilantro, Roasted Red Pepper Aioli, Sesame Seed Bun

Mozzarella-Roasted Tomato Panini Bites – Lemon-Garlic Aioli, Arugula, Marcona Almond, Balsamic

Roasted Butternut Squash Bruschetta - Peppered Fig Jam, Local Honey, Pecan, Goats Cheese

Artichoke Risotto Spoons – Aged Gruyere, Herb Pangratatto

 

Appetizer Display

 

Local & Imported Cheese & Charcuterie Boards

Fresh Fruits, Dried Fruits, Assorted Crisps, Nuts, & Marinated Olives

 

 

Crisp Vegetable & Fresh Bread Display

Assorted Colorful Vegetables, Mixed Fresh Breads, Assorted Crisps, Warm Artichoke Hatche Chili Dip, Red Pepper Hummus, & Black Pepper Parmesan Dip

 

Bruschetta Display

Pan Roasted Vegetable

Truffled White Bean Puree, Arugula, Manchego Cheese, Balsamic

Vine Ripened Tomato

Fresh Mozzarella, Pine Nut, Maldon Sea Salt, Basil Pesto-Lemon Vinaigrette

Roasted Butternut Squash

Peppered Fig Jam, Local Honey, Pecan, Goats Cheese

 

 

Slider Display

Beef Tenderloin

Hatche Chili Cream, Tomato, Leaf Lettuce

Holiday Turkey

Cranberry Aioli, Honey Crisp Apple Slaw, Leaf Lettuce

12 Hour Pulled Pork

3-Pepper BBQ, Spicy Cole Slaw, Roasted Jalapeno Aioli, Mini Sesame Seed Buns

 

Polpette Display

-Italian with Basil Marinara-

-Turkey with Chipotle Cranberry Glaze-

-Lamb with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce-

 

 

Sweet Treats

 

Holiday Cookie Platter – Assortment of Holiday Cookies & Sweet Treats

Double Chocolate Brownies & Lemon Bars – Fresh Berries

Assorted Macarons – Pistachio, Coffee, Lemon, Raspberry “No substitutions”

Mini Roasted Pistachio & Valrohna Milk Chocolate Cannoli’s – Sicilian Cannoli Shells & Imported Liuzzi Angeloni Ricotta Cheese

Baked Apple Crisp or Peach Blackberry Crisp – Candied Nuts, Vanilla Ice Cream

Mini Nothing Bundt Cakes – Assorted Flavors

Mini Chocolate Mousse Cups – Strawberry, Vanilla Chantilly Cream, & Shaved Chocolate

Roasted Pistachio Mousse Cups – Italian Cookie, Pistachio Dust

Plated Dinner or Buffet Dinner Parties

2021

 

Buffet Salads

 

Seasonal Winter Salad

Honey Crisp Apple, Quinoa, Roasted Baby Carrot, Grape, Apricot, Golden Raisin,

Toasted Almond, Petite Greens & Candied Ginger-Orange Vinaigrette

 

Vanilla Bourbon Poached Pear

Parsnip Chips, Tart Dried Cherries, Toasted Walnut, Balsamic Roasted Red Onions, Shaved Fennel, Petite Greens, & Fresh Herb Vinaigrette

 

Fall-Winter Salad

Candied Pecan, Pepitas, Hemp Seeds, Apricot, Sugar Snap Pea, Roasted Sweet Potato,

Red Cabbage, Petite Greens, & Agave Lime Vinaigrette

 

 

Buffet Entrees

 

Whole Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Choice of Mushroom Demi, Beef Au Jus, Peruvian Aji Verde “Green Sauce” & Horseradish Cream

 

Winter Rigatoni

Mushroom, Kale, Pecorino, Fennel, Pumpkin Sage Mascarpone Butter Sauce

 

Chicken Picatta

Egg Battered Chicken Cutlets, Lemon-Herb Butter

“This can be served with a side of pasta”

 

Whole Roasted Pork Loin

Bourbon Vanilla Honey Glaze

 

Roasted Whole Sides of Shetland Salmon

Herb Pangrattato, Caper, & Lemon-Champagne Buerre Blanc

Or

Ancho Chili Glazed with Black Bean Charred Corn Salsa

 

Pistachio Encrusted Rack of Lamb

Fig Lamb Glace​

Smoked Turkey Breast

Cranberry Glaze

 

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Quinoa, Apple, Walnut, Sage, Orange Pomegranate Butter

Locally Sourced Fresh Bread Display

Gourmet Butter

 

Buffet Sides

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes, Whipped Yukon Potatoes, Brown Sugar Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Citrus Wild Rice Pilaf, Roasted Garlic-Basil Rice Pilaf, Asparagus, Sautéed Green Beans & Mushrooms, Roasted Winter Squash

Dessert Displays

 

Holiday Cookie & Petit Four Display – Assortment of Holiday Cookies & Sweet Treats

Double Chocolate Brownies & Lemon Bars – Fresh Berries

Assorted Macarons – Pistachio, Coffee, Lemon, Raspberry “No substitutions”

Mini Roasted Pistachio & Valrohna Milk Chocolate Cannoli’s – Sicilian Cannoli Shells & Imported Liuzzi Angeloni Ricotta Cheese

Baked Apple Crisp or Peach Blackberry Crisp – Candied Nuts, Vanilla Ice Cream

Mini Nothing Bundt Cakes – Assorted Flavors

Mini Chocolate Mousse Cups – Strawberry, Vanilla Chantilly Cream, & Shaved Chocolate

Roasted Pistachio Mousse Cups – Italian Cookie, Pistachio Dust

Plated Dinner Options

2021

 

Plated Starters

 

Ahi Tuna Sashimi

Yuzu Shoyu, Smoked Black Sesame, Pickled Mushroom, Radish, Red Chili

 

Roasted Mushroom & Leek Soup

Mini Grilled Triple Brie Crostini, Truffle, Caramelized Onion

Arancini

Creamy Artichoke Parmesan Stuffing – Roasted Tomato Red Pepper Sauce

 

Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque

Honey Crisp Apple - Coconut Granola - Walnut

 Pan-Seared Sea Scallop

Roasted Fall Squash, Pumpkin Seed Pesto, Smoked Maple-Sage Butter

 

Lobster “Chowda”

Main Lobster Meat – Yukon Potato – Celery – Truffle Cream

Roasted Beet Salad

Parsnip Chip - Grape - Golden Raisin - Local Goats Cheese - Pistachio - Petite Greens -

Whole Grain Mustard Vinaigrette

Tri-Color Roasted Carrot Salad

Grape, Apricot - Shallot - Pistachio - Rye Crisp - Arugula -

Candied Ginger Orange Vinaigrette

 

Plated Entrees

 

Crispy Breast of Duck

Pomegranate Chili Glaze - Sweet Potato Gnocchi - Brussel Sprout Salad

 

Slow Cooked NY Strip Steak

Creamy Mascarpone Cheese Grits - Grilled Asparagus - Caramelized Shallot Veal Glace

 

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Crème Fraiche Whipped Yukon Potato – Charred Broccolini – Braised Mushroom

Candied Shallot Veal Glace

Pan Roasted Shetland Salmon

Pumpkin Risotto - Charred Asparagus - Burnt Vanilla Buerre Blanc

 

Pan Roasted Sea Bass

Coconut Lime Jasmine Rice Pilaf – Crisp Vegetables – Charred Asparagus –

Thai Peanut Butter Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Pork Loin

Hatche Chili Potato Au Gratin – Sautéed French Beans – Brandied Apple Glace

 

Plated Desserts

 

Espresso-Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee

Honey Soaked Berries

 

Valrhona Dark Chocolate Ganache

Roasted Pistachio - White Chocolate Mousse – Berries - Mint

 

Chocolate Crostata

Peppered Strawberry - Pine Nut - Saffron Poached Pear - Chantilly Cream

Butternut Squash Cake

Mascarpone – Blackberry – Pecan Crumble - Salted Caramel