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Appetizers Cocktail Party Catering Services

Everyone adores Appetizers! Our executive chef has created menus with you the host in mind. A variety of passed hors devours, chef attended carving stations, chilled stations and buffet menus are offered giving you the ultimate choice to customize your menus to perfection.

Ala Cart Items

Designed to be added to your appetizer, lunch or dinner buffet
Grand Spinach Boat- $75 serves 40-50 guests

Seated in decorative designer pumpernickel boat complimented by a variety of breads, tortilla chips & pita for dipping.

Vegetable Crudities -$95 serves 40-50 guests

Attractively presented, fresh arrangement of farm fresh vegetables with buttermilk ranch dipping sauce

Chilled Shrimp Cocktail -$175

Jumbo shrimp seated on a blanket of romaine lettuce, complemented by carved lemon and Chef Joseph's zesty cocktail sauce. Price includes 125 units.

Tomato and Mozzarella "Caprese Salad" -$90 serves 30-40 guests

Fresh sliced Roma tomatoes layered with fresh Mozzarella cheese, fresh Basil finished with Balsamic Glaze

Open House Grand Indulgence Appetizer Station

$13.95 per person

includes your choice of 5 items, + $3.00 pp for each additional item

19% Administrative Fee & State Sales Tax Applicable

Selections to choose from include


Certified Wisconsin Master Cheesemaker Display

Southwest Jack, Chive White Cheddar, Smoked Cheddar, Smoked Gouda. Acceentuated with seasonal grapes, crisp cucumber, artesian crackers & sesame bread sticks


Colorful medley of seasonal berries and carved melon


Farm fresh Garden Vegetable Crudities

w/dipping sauce


Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Zesty Sausage stuffed


Traditional or Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Bread stix and pita


Tomato Basil Bruschetta


Petite Antipasto Skewers


Sun-Dried Tomato and Goat Cheese Skewers


Roasted Vegetables & Goat Cheese Flatbread Triangles


Bacon Wrapped Dates


Bacon Wrapped Baby Potatoes w/Lemon Aioli Dipping Sauce


Spanakopita Triangles

Presented warmed, Greek Style Spinach Pie


Cocktail Meatballs

(Sweet n' sour, Swedish, Marinara w/chopped Parsley or Classic BBQ)


Fried Brussel Sprouts w/Honey Sriracha Glaze


BBQ Glazed Wings of Creamy Garlic Parmesan Wings


Hot Spinach Artichoke Dip w/Tortilla chips and Pita Triangles


Bavarian Pretzel Bites w/Warm Craft Beer Cheese


Ham, Spinach, Harvati Cheese & Mustard Pinwheels


Roast Beef  Crostini +$1ppl
Our crostini are brushed w/olive oil, topped with thinly sliced medium-rare
beef, finished w/dollop of Horseradish Pepper Sauce, garnished with red onion. Served chilled.


Smoked Salmon  Crostini +$1.50ppl
Smoked salmon and sour cream cheese spread, piled on crostini & cocktail
rye slices. Garnished with dill, red onion, capers. Served chilled


Flavors of the Mediterranean +$1.25pp
Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Baba Ghanoush, Tabbouleh,

Stuffed grape leaves, cherry tomatoes, feta, cucumber & olives. Mini Pita


Creamy Crab Dip +$1.50pp
with a touch of Old Bay Seasoning, served warn with sliced baguettes


75 GUEST MINIMUM FOR STATED PRICING (M thru F); Sat & Sun Events 100 minimum

Includes: Up to 3 Hour Service (4th hour +$125)

Glossy 7" appetizer plates, utensils, Cocktail napkins, chafers, decorative platters, bowls, risers.

Onsite Waitperson(s): setup, replenish items when needed, guest services, station teardown.

Strolling Appetizer PACKAGES
Open Houses / Receptions

featuring optional Interactive Action Stations

We have designed two popular options for your consideration.
Your guests will feel right at home strolling from station to station encouraging
a fun, festive and social atmosphere to your special event.

$15.95pp Strolling Appetizer Package

Perfectly priced for casual and fun special occasions


Corporate open houses

Discounts available on events greater than 200 guests

Featuring On-Site Wait Staff

Includes Mini Indulgence Station (Assorted domestic cheese, salami & crackers; Vegetable Crudities w/dipping sauce,
Hummus w/Pita triangles OR  Hand cut melon accentuated with seasonal berries)
Add on a 5th Hot selection +$2 per person

Scroll down to review what is included with service, minimum guests for published pricing and additional fees that you may incur.

Asparagus Spears

Meatless Selections

Deep Dish Mini Palm Pizza

Rich pizza sauce blended with mozzarella, parmesan and cheddar cheese in a

sun-dried tomato and chive tart shell

Cheese Quesadilla Trumpets

An exotic blend of fresh julienne vegetables, fresh cilantro, Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese rolled in a flour tortilla trumpet. Salsa & Sour Cream to complement

Vegetable Spring Rolls

(fried item) w/sweet chili sauce


"Home style Greek Style Spinach Pie'

Fresh spinach, onion, feta layered in buttered phyllo triangles

Spinach & Artichoke dip

Presented with pita & tortilla chips displayed in baskets

Florentine Quiche

A tasty blend of fresh spinach, cheese and cream seasoned with chives and spices in pastry shell

Asian Vegetable Pot Stickers

Paired with Sweet Chili Sauce. Offered Steamed or Fried

Crispy Asparagus Spears

Wrapped in phyllo with asiago & fontina cheese

Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella with Roasted Red Pepper Empanadas with Marinara sauce.

Gourmet Tri Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Gruyere, Sharp Cheddar, Velveeta with Cavatappi pasta.

Sprinkled with buttery crumb topping and baked til golden.

Presented in individual mini vintage tin pie shells

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Chicken Selections

Asian Chicken & Vegetable Pot Stickers

Deliciously paired with sweet chili sauce . Offered Steamed or Fried

Home-style or Buffalo Chicken Tenderloins

Ranch, marinara & honey mustard. (Fried item)

Chicken Empanadas

Palm size pasty pocket filled with spicy chicken and vegetables. Fire roasted salsa and Chipotle cream.

Motown Glazed Wings

Choice of 2 sauces; Tangy BBQ ,BBQ Bleu Cheese, Buffalo, Sweet Teriyaki Glaze, Louisiana Cajun.

Honey BBQ Chicken Satay's

Tender chicken breast marinated in honey barbeque sauce and threaded onto a skewer

Petite BBQ Chicken Pineapple Skewers

A tropical delight, tender chicken breast with crispy red and green peppers with

fresh pineapple wedge

Petite Caribbean Jerk Chicken Skewers

Cherry tomato and zucchini

Petite Teriyaki Glaze Chicken Skewers

Colorful bell pepper and red onion

Petite Bacon Wrapped Chicken Skewers

With Pepper jack Cheese

Smoked Chicken Cornucopias

Delicious Smoked Chicken paired with Monterey Jack & Cheddar, colorful bell peppers, scallions and spices placed in a cone shaped tortilla. Garnishes include Fire Roasted Pico De Gallo & Sour cream

Baja Chicken & Slaw Sliders

Between the flavorful sauce, colorful crunchy slaw & Hawaiian sweet buns, these lil' darling's demand attention from your party-goers! Tomato & Romaine accompany.

Street Taco Station with Chicken

Party size flour or corn tortillas, spiced chicken served with shredded cheese, sour cream and fire roasted salsa

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Beef & Pork Selections

A Duet of Meatballs

Cocktail size Beef Meatballs; Your choice of two sauces: Swedish sauce, Sweet n' sour w/pineapple glaze, Golden BBQ, Louisiana Cajun

Cheddar Cheese Sliders

Petite bakery buns, Cheddar, Pickles, Ketchup, Mustard, Chipotle Aioli

Italian Meatball Sliders

Jumbo home style meatball w/Chef Joseph's signature Marinara sauce, sprinkled with Parmesan and Chopped Parsley. Presented skewered on petite bun

Nacho Bar

Ground beef, Queso cheese sauce, sour cream, jalapeno, diced tomato, black olives, flame roasted jalapeno pico de gallo, sour cream, tortilla chips

Palm deep dish pizza in handmade tart shell

Two styles included: Deep dish w/Pepperoni, Mozzarella, Basil in a sundried tomato in Chive tart shell. Deep dish w/Mushroom or Mozzarella & Parmesan cheese.

Stuffed jumbo mushroom caps

w/zesty italian sausage

Carnita Street Taco's with Fiesta Rice

Slow cooked pulled pork with fresh garnishes: Pico De Gallo, carved lime, red onion, guacamole, fresh chopped cilantro leaves. Choice of corn or flour tortillas.

Slow Cooked Pulled Pork Sliders

Kentucky Bourbon Sauce or classic Tangy BBQ sauce.

Creamy Cole slaw & petite bakery buns

Mini Cuban Sandwiches

Shredded roast pork & smoked ham, natural swiss with pickles on petite bun

Molasses Glazed Cocktail Ribs

Asian Pork & Vegetable Pot Stickers

A delicious blend of pork, scallion, roasted garlic and ginger wrapped in wonton wrapper paired with Sweet Chili sauce. (Steamed or Fried)

Eastern Market Sweet Italian Sausage Spears

Sweet Fennel Italian Sausage deliciously paired with grilled onion & bell pepper

Mini Coney Island Hot Dogs in Phyllo

100% all beef mini hot dogs topped with mustard & sauerkraut and then hand rolled in phyllo.

Chicago Style Hot Dog Bar

Chicago style "All Beef" hot dogs featuring classic condiments including: yellow mustard, diced onions, sport peppers, dill pickles, relish sliced tomatoes

Stuffed Potato skins

Cheddar cheese, bacon & sour cream. (Fried item)

Cocktail Ruben's

Corned beef, natural swiss, sauerkraut & Russian dressing on cocktail rye

Reuben Puffs

Traditional New York flavor! A perfect blend of lean corned beef, sauerkraut and Swiss cheese layered in a flaky rye pastry puff. Thousand Island dressing on the side..

Quiche Lorraine

A velvety smooth custard with Swiss cheese, cream and a touch of bacon in a pastry shell.

-Scroll down past Appetizer Packages to view all that is included with our service-

$19.95 pp Elegant Strolling Appetizer Package

When your special events demands something more....

Includes Mini Indulgence Station (Assorted domestic cheese, salami & crackers; Vegetable Crudities w/dipping sauce, Hummus w/Pita triangles
OR  Hand cut melon accentuated with seasonal berries)

(add on a 6th selection $3.50pp)

Take your reception to the next level with one of Gary's Action Stations
featuring on site Carving Chef or our Indulgence Dessert Station. Pricing below

Meatless Selections

Pear & Brie in Phyllo Purse

Brie cheese and pears with toasted almonds in phyllo dough

Grilled Vegetable Flat Bread

Fire-roasted vegetables, fresh asparagus, spinach pesto and a rosette of goat cheese create a dramatic splash of color for this fresh and vibrant hors d'oeuvre.

Brie with Raspberry

Double cream Brie cheese mixed with toasted almond flakes and topped with raspberry jam, wrapped in phyllo dough

Mascarpone, Bleu Cheese & Red Onion

Savory handmade tart shell is filled with a blend of Mascarpone cheese, Bleu cheese and red onion

Crispy Asparagus Spears

Wrapped in phyllo w/asiago & fontina cheese

Mini Gourmet Tri Cheese Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Simply Delish!

Colby jack, Gruyere, Sharp cheddar, Velveeta, Cavatappi pasta.

Finished with buttery crumb topping and baked til golden. Addition of Crumbled Apple Wood Smoked Bacon upon request.

Presented in individual vintage mini tin shells.

Carmel Apple & Goat Cheese in Phyllo

w/apples, goat cheese, walnuts and caramel in Phyllo beggers purse

Balsamic Glazed Pear and Goat Cheese Crostini

with slivered almonds and fresh ground pepper





Chicken Selections

Mediterranean Chicken Skewers

Juicy chicken marinated in a traditional medley of Mediterranean flavors including olives, white wine & lemon with figs, roasted tomato.

Caribbean Jerk Chicken Skewers

Accentuated w/cherry tomato and zucchini

Mojito Chicken Skewers

Tender chicken breast marinated in a zesty seasoning blend of chili, lime and cilantro paired with onion & red pepper

Toasted Coconut Chicken Skewers

w/peanut sauce

Asian Chicken & Vegetable Pot Stickers

Paired with sweet chili sauce (steamed or fried)

Thai Peanut Chicken Satay

Chicken tenderloins marinated in a delicious blend of fresh peanuts and Thai Spices.

Mini Chicken Wellington

A delicate marriage of tender chicken breast and mushroom duxelle wrapped in a French-style pastry.

Chicken Marsala Puff

Tender chicken breast pieces and mushrooms seasoned and marinated in a Marsala wine sauce wrapped in flaky puff pastry crescent.

Baja Chicken & Slaw Sliders

Between the flavorful sauce, colorful crunchy slaw & Hawaiian sweet buns, these lil' darling's demand attention from your party-goers! Tomato & Romaine accompany.

Street Taco Station with Chicken

Party size flour or corn tortillas, spiced chicken served with shredded cheese, sour cream and fire roasted salsa

Beef, Lamb & Pork Selections

Mini Cuban Sandwiches

Shredded roast pork & smoked ham, natural swiss with pickles on petite bun or grilled flat bread.

Carne Asada Street Taco's w/Fiesta Rice

Delicious, marinated Steak w/fresh Cilantro, shredded lettuce, carved lime.

Pico de gallo. Choice of: Party size corn or flour shells.

Slow Cooked "Kentucky Bourbon" Pulled Beef Sliders

Simply Delish!

Full flavored, deliciously slow roasted, presented on mini gourmet Brioche buns and colorful crunchy slaw.

Urban Pork Sliders

Tender sautéed pork medallions, tangy Horseradish-Cheddar cheese, crispy onion tanglers and fresh watercress. Honey-Dijon Barbecue sauce and Bavarian mini pretzel buns.

Petite Sirloin Skewers

Juicy sirloin with Gorgonzola wrapped with crispy bacon on a skewer

Beef Brochette Teriyaki

bell pepper & mushroom

Szechwan Teriyaki Beef Satay

Tender strip of USDA Choice American aged beef marinated in a ginger garlic Teriyaki sauce on a skewer

Beef Bourguignon

Tender beef, braised in Burgundy wine, accompanied by the robust flavors and aroma of apple wood bacon, paired next to a medley of garlic, thyme, carrots and mushrooms, enveloped in a rich buttery puff pastry

Angus Beef Slider Station

(Includes Attendant)

Gorgonzola & Bleu cheese, sweet onion & bell pepper sauté

Includes sweet potato chips and waffle fries.

Sirloin Sliders & Detroit Mini Coney Station

(Includes Attendant)

Thinly sliced Sirloin presented with cheddar, horseradish mayo, lettuce leaf, fresh tomatoes. Pickles, relish, diced onion, Detroit coney sauce, ketchup & mustard.

Bakery mini bun

Petite Beef Wellington

One bite, savory beef tenderloin accented with a mushroom duxelle and encased in a french-style puff pastry

Moroccan Lamb Lollipops

Lamb mixed with mild curry and spices, and raisins for a touch of sweetness.

Rolled onto a lollipop stick. +$1.50 per person

Fresh Seafood Selections

Smoked Salmon Canapé

Chive cream cheese spread

Mini Crab Cakes

Tender crab blended w/ minced vegetables & spices; Remoulade sauce

Coconut Shrimp

Large, plump shrimp dipped in coconut batter and rolled in a mixture of shredded coconut & bread crumbs. Complemented by Orange Marmalade

Jumbo Gulf Fried Shrimp

served with zesty cocktail sauce

New Orleans Shrimp & Andouille Sausage Skewers

Deliciously zesty andouille sausage skewered with a large shrimp and crisp red & green pepper

Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Shrimp Skewers

with Chipotle Barbecue Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallop with Maple Glaze

Crab Stuffed Gourmet Mushroom Caps

-Scroll down past menus to view what service items are included with our service-

Available enhancements to elegant strolling appetizer reception

Jumbo Gulf Shrimp Shooters -$2.25ea

featuring butler passed service

Jack Daniels BBQ Shrimp Shooters; Bloody Mary Shrimp Shooters or Classic Shrimp with zesty cocktail sauce

(minimum order is 100 units)

Smoked Salmon Mirror -$375

(serves 75-100 guests)

Capers, cream cheese, lemon dill sauce, mini garlic toast.

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail -$175

Seated on a blanket of romaine lettuce, complemented by carved lemon and zesty cocktail sauce.

Price includes 115 units.

Passed Appetizer Service Available; Additional Fees May Be Applicable
Please inquire if you are interested in this service enhancement.

Looking For A Little Action?

Interactive Food Stations
Elegant Chef Carving Stations Enhancement for your $19.95 Strolling Appetizer Buffet

Elegant Chef Carving Stations

Herb Crusted Pork loin + $3pp

Presented with apple infused gravy

Roast Turkey Breast + $3pp

Fresh "Free Range" Breast slow roasted w/fresh herbs.

Presented with petite french rolls, Cranberry relish, Honey Mustard & Au Jus

Elegant "Black Angus" Beef Tenderloin +$4pp

Specially marinated for twenty-four hours, then slow roasted in it's natural juices.

Presented with sauté mushrooms, scored petite French rolls, gourmet mustard and creamy horseradish sauce.

If you wish to add a Carving Station to $15.95 Appetizer Presentation + $2 per person to above prices.

Included in Strolling Appetizer Packages

Courteous & Attentive tux attired wait staff

Duties include: Station setup, upkeep & tear down at conclusion of service

Miscellaneous guest services

Dismiss and Bus guest tables

Their goal is to ensure that your Appetizer Reception is perfect!

$15.95 Appetizer Buffet Includes the following

Disposable Service ware: 7" Glossy clear, white or black appetizer plates, utensils & napkins

Decorative props and display ware

Commercial Grade Chafing Dishes and Serving ware

2 hour service included in published pricing.

Additional 1/2hr blocks of service available for $100 ea. Up to 4hrs.

$19.95 Appetizer Buffet Includes the following

7" glass appetizer plates and stainless steel utensils, 2ply white or black napkins

Formal Floor Length Linen for Food Stations

Decorative props and display ware

Commercial Grade Chafing Dishes

2.5 hour reception dining service

(extended service time available; see above)

Popular Service upgrades include

20x20 Poly Linen napkins (choice of color).62ea

Black or White "Box Cut" Station Linen $18.50ea

Hi-Top Cocktail tables; includes 132' linen w/sash $28.25ea

( $35 delivery & pickup fee will apply to all equipment orders)

Refer to our Rental & Equipment Link for additional selections and pricing

100 person minimum for published pricing Thursday thru Saturday - 75 person minimum for published pricing Sunday thru Wednesday
If you event falls below our published minimums; additional per person fees will be assessed.

18% Administrative Fee & Michigan State Sales Tax Applicable

For further explanation, refer to our Questions & Answers Link

Ask about available discounts when you book your Appetizer Package that includes Bar & Dessert Stations!


Consuming raw or under cooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness, especially if you have a medical condition. *Asterisked items are served raw, or under cooked; contain or may contain ray our under cooked ingredients; or may be requested under cooked; or can be cooked to order.

Our buffet catering service area includes:

Metro Detroit, MI, Lansing, Flint, Jackson, Brighton, Troy, Rochester Hills, Hartland, Howell, Brighton, Saline. Lansing, Milford, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Monroe, MI and all counties in Southeastern Michigan.

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