A wide variety of starter options that will enhance any occasion.

Fish & Fowl


Crab Cakes
Fresh Chesapeake crab with a dash of Dijon and seasonings.
Served with a roasted red pepper puree.

Prosciutto and Shrimp
Large deveined shrimp marinated in garlic, rosemary and olive oil.
Wrapped in thinly sliced prosciutto and sautéed.

Spicy Shrimp Cocktail
Large deveined shrimp tossed with spices and garlic.
Sauteed til pink and served with fresh cocktail sauce.

Spicy Seattle Tuna Rolls
Sashimi grade tuna with green Thai chilies, ginger, scallions and
thinly sliced cucumbers.

Smoked Salmon Canapés
Wild Alaskan salmon served on pumpernickel points with crème fraiche, capers and dill.

Grilled Swordfish on Jalapeno Cakes

Thai Spring Rolls
Rice paper wrapped shrimp, cabbage and fresh herbs with a hoisin dipping sauce.

Smoked Salmon Tartines with Fried Capers
Hot smoked salmon on country bread with a champagne vinaigrette and capers.

Shrimp with Lime Mustard Sauce
Oven roasted shrimp with a twist on the traditional cocktail sauce.

Chicken Satay
Chicken strips coated in fresh ginger, tabasco and cilantro. Served with traditional peanut sauce.

Chicken Quesadillas
Spice rubbed chicken strips with caramelized onions and pepper jack cheese. Wrapped in tortilla and pan seared until golden.

Beef & Pork


Pastry turnovers filled with ground beef, hard boiled egg, tomato and seasonings.

Asparagus and Prosciutto
Freshly steamed asparagus wrapped in prosciutto with asiago and wrapped in phyllo. Baked until golden.

Spicy Pork Kabobs
Lean pork marinated in garlic, coriander, paprika and cumin with a hint of lemon. Grilled on skewers.

Spanish Meatballs
Ground pork seasoned with cilantro, cayenne, allspice and coriander with a chipotle red sauce.

Mini Pizzas
Your choice of thinly sliced sautéed potatoes with crisp bacon and fresh feta, OR sautéed 3 pepper with fresh mozzarella OR Garlic sautéed spinach with goats cheese.



Mini Pizzas
Your choice of thinly sliced sautéed potatoes with crisp bacon and fresh feta, or sautéed 3 pepper with fresh mozzarella or Garlic sauted spinach with goat cheese.

Sautéed spinach in garlic with hint of nutmeg. Mixed with feta and dill wrapped in phyllo.

Roasted Potatoes with Aioli
Oven roasted baby red potatoes served with creamy garlic spread.

Seasonal tomatoes marinated with garlic, olive oil, basil and asiago. Served with baked baguette points.

Stuffed Mushrooms
Large mushroom caps stuffed with goat cheese, basil, tarragon and thyme. Topped with fresh bread crumbs and baked until golden.

Caramelized Onion and Brie Tartlettes
Roasted Pepper Quesadillas
Red, yellow and orange peppers sautéed with pepper jack cheese.
Wrapped in tortilla and pan seared til golden.

Brie en Brioche
Creamy brie cheese wrapped in a buttery pastry.

Sweet Potato Wedges with Lemon Grass Creme Fraîche
Sweet potato wedges roasted with sea salt and red chilis.

Leek Fritters with Yogurt and Cilantro
Sautéed leek cakes with an Indian spice profile.

Caramelized Onion Tarts
Slow cooked garlic finished with a balsamic splash with goat cheese in a puff pastry shell.

Stuffed Portabellas with Taleggio
Portabella caps with sun dried tomatoes, garlic, breadcrumb,tarragon and basil. Topped with melted taleggio.

Mediterranean Tarts
Oven roasted zucchini, squash and asparagus with fresh herbs and feta on puff pastry.



Mediterranean Tray
with assorted hummus, tapenade, gourmet cheeses and marinated olives.

Antipasto Tray
Fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, figs, artichokes, pecorino cheese, provolone, sopressata, salami, prosciutto, pepperoncini, marinated olives, peppadew peppers and fresh bread sticks.

Grilled Veggies
Asparagus, tri-color peppers, zucchini, squash and portabella mushrooms with a balsamic reduction.

Steamed asparagus and broccoli with carrots, cherry tomatoes and tri-colored peppers. Served with choice of dip.

Imported Cheese and Fruit
Artisanal  cheeses with grapes, strawberries and mangos.

Mediterranean Tarts
Oven roasted zucchini, squash and asparagus with fresh herbs and feta on puff pastry.

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