From passed bites to cocktail-paired inspirations to beautiful platters, there is no better way to set the tone for your event than with delicious and professionally prepared appetizers.

Hot Appetizers

Build Your Own Sliders

Black Bean Sliders

tomato, field greens, ancho chili sauce, brioche

Cheeseburger Sliders

cheddar, Swiss, mixed greens, plum tomatoes, pickles, ketchup, mustard, pretzel rolls, brioche rolls

Hamburger Sliders

white cheddar, tomato chutney, Dijon mustard, lettuce, brioche rolls

Turkey Sliders

sage derby, plum tomatoes, cranberry mayonnaise, lettuce, brioche rolls

Kabobs, Satays, Meats

Apple Bourbon Meatballs
pork, beef

Bacon Wrapped Almond Stuffed Dates
goat cheese, honey drizzle

Beef and Pepper Kabobs
yogurt mint sauce

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs
wing sauce

Buffalo Chicken Tenders
blue cheese dip, celery sticks

Buffalo Wings
blue cheese dip, celery sticks

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Strips
honey drizzle

Buttermilk Fried Chicken Strips
ranch dip, barbecue sauce

Cajun Bacon Wrapped Chicken
barbecue sauce

Chicken Dijonnaise Kabobs
peppers, onions

Chicken, Feta and Spinach Meatballs
olives, red wine tomato sauce

Chicken Satays
spicy peanut sauce

Ginger Scallion Pork Meatballs
sesame soy glaze

Korean BBQ Pork Kabobs
bok choy, red onion

Lamb Meatballs
mint pesto

Lamb Kabobs
rosemary, red onion, apricot glaze

Lamb Kofta Skewers
ground lamb, garlic, onion, spices, cucumber yogurt sauce

Lemon Grass Beef Satays
soy dipping sauce

Sriracha Marinated Chicken Wings
cilantro, honey peanut dipping sauce

Mustard Marinated Lamb Chops Dijon
rosemary, thyme

Sirloin Parmesan Meatballs
tomato basil sauce

Tandoori Chicken Kabobs
ginger, spices, yogurt

Turkey, Bacon and Gruyére Meatballs
mustard cream sauce

Vegetable Kabobs
eggplant, zucchini, mushrooms, onions, peppers, olive oil, garlic

International Flavors

Bacon Stuffed Redskin Potatoes
Cajun bacon, sour cream, cheddar, scallion

Basil Stuffed Redskin Potatoes
Gruyére, sour cream, fresh basil

Black Bean Quesadillas
roasted pepper, pepper jack, salsa, sour cream on the side

Chicken Quesadillas grilled onion, cheddar jack, salsa, sour cream on the side

Chicken Vegetable Potstickers spicy soy dipping sauce
Ginger Pork Potstickers spicy soy dipping sauce
Mediterranean Eggplant Mushroom Caps olives, feta, rosemary, sun-dried tomatoes
Mushroom Cabbage Potstickers lime ponzu dipping sauce
Potato Cheese Pierogi scallion sour cream
Sauerkraut Pierogi scallion sour cream
Spinach Gorgonzola Mushroom Caps Parmesan, garlic, lemon
Steak Quesadillas wild mushrooms, cheddar jack, salsa, sour cream on the side
Vegan Stuffed Redskin Potatoes sun dried tomatoes, caramelized onion, fresh herbs, olive oil
Vegetable Potstickers cabbage, carrots, spicy soy dipping sauce
Vegetable Spring Rolls Thai chili sauce

Pastry, Tarts & Phyllo

Andouille Sausage Puffs apricot mustard sauce
Asparagus Phyllo Wraps Parmesan topping
Beef Wellington mushroom duxelle
Chicken Empanadas green chiles, cheddar, cumin
Goat Cheese Phyllo Cigars rosemary scented
Kielbasa Wraps dill mustard
Moroccan Lamb Sausage Puffs cilantro, chermoula
Pigs in a Blanket whiskey honey mustard, ketchup
Potato Pea Samosas yogurt curry sauce
Ratatouille Tartlettes pesto, olives
Sour Cherry Brie Puffs cherry preserves
Spanikopita spinach, lemon, phyllo dough
Vegetarian Wellington roasted vegetables, tomato cream cheese, Parmesan
Wild Mushroom Cheese Puffs mushroom duxelle, profiteroles


Seafood & Fish

Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops peach marmalade glaze
Coconut Shrimp sweet & sour sauce
Crab Stuffed Mushroom Caps Parmesan, parsley
Grilled Shrimp Skewers lemon aioli
Jambalaya Skewers shrimp, chicken, Andouille sausage, peppers, onions
Lobster Pot Pie sherry laced
Oysters Rockefeller spinach, Parmesan, Pernod
Seared Salmon Bites mandarin orange, sesame, Hoisin drizzle


Hot Dips

Black Bean Chorizo Dip pepper jack, cheddar, onions, tortilla chips, herb grilled ciabatta squares
Savory Crab Dip boursin cheese, cream cheese, lemon, diced tomato, baguette slices, herb grilled pita
Simple Nachos homemade tortilla chips; cheese sauce, jalapeño, spicy salsa
Spinach Artichoke Dip cream cheese, Parmesan, gorgonzola, spices, lemon, garlic tortilla chips, herb grilled ciabatta squares


Signature Grill Cakes

Bacon Mac & Cheese Cakes jalapeno jam
Grilled Seafood Cakes shrimp, crab, bell peppers, cocktail sauce
Maryland Crab Cakes remoulade sauce
Mushroom Risotto Cakes balsamic tomato jam
Potato, Leek & Cheddar Cakes chive sour cream
Savory Salmon Cakes mustard dill sauce
Southwest Black Bean Cakes salsa & lime cilantro yogurt
Sweet Potato Apple Cakes cherry chutney
Thai Chicken & Shitake Mushroom Cakes curry sauce
Traverse City Duck Cakes apple chutney
Zucchini Corn Cakes salsa, lime cilantro yogurt


Passed Appetizers

BBQ Beef on Potato Crisps whipped boursin cheese, balsamic glaze
Eggplant Rondelle tomato, mozzarella, basil leaf
French Toast Bites applewood smoked bacon, Bourbon glazed bananas
Grilled Tenderloin ‘Oscar’ crab, asparagus, Béarnaise sauce
Hibachi Style Beef orange turmeric rice cake, ponzu glaze
Jalapeno BBQ Shrimp peach cornbread pudding, fresh cilantro
Mini Chicken Parmesan fresh mozzarella, roasted tomato chutney, micro basil
Mini Grilled Vegetable Tostadas guacamole, corn tortillas
Moo Shu Duck Confit Pancakes hoisin drizzle
Short Rib Stuffed Potatoes horseradish cream, red onion jam
Shrimp Taco avocado peach salsa, micro cilantro
Skewered BLT micro basil, lemon pesto aioli
Smoked Chicken atop Sweet Potato Apple Cake dried cherry chutney
Smoked Salmon atop Potato Cakes dill crème fraiche


Soup Shooters

Butternut Squash Soup Shooters coconut, carrot
Tomato Basil Soup Shooters Parmesan crisp


Cold Appetizers

Skewers, ‘Forks’, Wrapped, Stuffed

Antipasto Skewers salami, olives, artichokes, tomatoes, basil pesto drizzle
Caprese Skewers grape tomatoes, bocconcini, Kalamata olives, basil pesto drizzle
Cumin Spiked Carrot Date Skewers olive oil, sea salt
Deviled Eggs dill, mustard
Grilled Zucchini Rolls olives, fresh mozzarella, balsamic drizzle
Lemon Marinated Shrimp Skewers wrapped in pea pods, citrus cocktail sauce
Prosciutto Goat Cheese Swirls rosemary, dried figs
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus olive oil, black pepper, sun dried tomatoes
Sesame Chicken wrapped in pea pods, ancho sesame sauce
Smoked Salmon Spirals dill caper cream cheese on petit forks
Thai Beef Rolls cucumber, carrot, mint, peanut sauce, chili garlic sauce


Crostini & Bruschetta

Asparagus Crostini pesto goat cheese, roasted red pepper relish
Beef Tenderloin Crostini honey ricotta mousse, mission figs, rosemary
Brie and Apple Compote Crostini caramelized pecans
Duck Confit and Boursin Crostini sweet potato butter, honey
Eggplant Bruschetta feta, pine nuts
Goat Cheese Tapenade Crostini whipped goat cheese rosette
Grilled Peach and Feta Crostini vanilla, honey glaze, fresh mint
Parmesan Artichoke Crostini ricotta, basil, lemon zest
Shrimp Crostini avocado dill aioli
Vegan Tomato Basil Bruschetta red onion, balsamic
Vegan Grilled Vegetable Crostini squash, red onion, eggplant


Tarts & Phyllo

Apricot Pistachio Tarts creamy goat cheese
Curried Chicken Phyllo Cups mandarin, mint
Mediterranean Phyllo Cups hummus, tabbouleh, Kalamata olives
Michigan Cherry Gorgonzola Tarts walnuts, parsley
Spinach Artichoke Tarts cream cheese, Parmesan


Savory Cones

Ahi Tuna Sesame Cones seaweed salad, wasabi mousse
Curried Chicken Green Tea Cones cashews, apples, cilantro
Edamame Hummus Sesame Cones wasabi greens
Lemon Lavender Chicken Green Tea Cones micro greens
Mozzarella Caprese Tomato Cones sun dried tomato tapenade, baby arugula, balsamic
Roasted Vegetable Sesame Cones sun-dried tomato tapenade

Soups, Shooters & Cups


Chilled Gazpacho Shooters lime sour cream
Coconut Carrot Soup Shooter ginger, thai curry
Cucumber Melon Soup Shooter mint, citrus, créme fraiche


Ahi Tuna Ceviche Shooters mango, seaweed salad
Couscous Salad Shooters walnuts, celery, cranberries, orange zest, scallion, curry orange dressing
Edamame Salad Shooters wild mushrooms, sesame dressing
Smoked Salmon Trifle Shooters herbed mascarpone, tomato preserves, fresh dill


BLT Salad Cups peppercorn ranch dressing
Caesar Salad ‘Martinis’ romaine, croutons, Parmesan, Caesar dressing, olive-tomato skewer
Caesar Salad & Shrimp ‘Martinis’ romaine, croutons, Parmesan, Caesar dressing, shrimp, olive-tomato skewer
Caesar Salad Cups romaine, croutons, Parmesan, Caesar dressing
Crudité Cups celery, broccoli, cucumber, carrots, peppers, dill dip
Sesame Noodle Boxes
Asian vegetables, cilantro, pineapple, chopsticks
Shrimp Cocktail cocktail sauce, lettuce, parsley

Cheese Platters

(Platters for 20 guests; All cheese platters, except baked brie platter are
gluten-free when not consuming bread, toast and cracker accompaniments. Additionally, gluten-free crackers are available upon request.)

Chilled Brie Platter fresh fruit, garnish, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Classic Cheese Platter cheddar, dill havarti, Swiss, fresh fruit garnish, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Exquisite Cheese Platter brie, Cotswold, English cheddar, Danish blue, Swiss, fresh fruit garnish, fig jam, dried fruit, nuts, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Ginger Pear Baked Brie en Croute fresh fruit garnish, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Local Artisan Cheese Platter Michigan-made triple cream brie, asiago, Amish smoked blue cheese, locally crafted goat’s milk cheese, candied nuts, fresh apples, strawberries, grapes, dried apricots, baguette slices, assorted crackers, herbed crostini
Seasonal Cheese Platter Swiss, herbed goat cheese, smoked cheddar, cherry walnut gorgonzola log, fresh fruit garnish, fig jam, dried fruit, nuts, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Sour Cherry Baked Brie en Croute fresh fruit garnish, baguette slices, assorted crackers


Meat & Poultry Platters

(Platters for 20 guests)
Antipasto Platter salami, provolone, balsamic mushrooms, olive mix, roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes, pesto tortellini garnished with pepperoncini, sun-dried tomatoes, capers, fresh rosemary sprays, Parmesan basil crostini
Asian Marinated Flank Steak Platter grilled medium rare, served room temperature, sesame pea pods, sweet chili carrots, peanut sauce, fried wonton chips
Cajun Chicken Roulade Platter stuffed with andouille sausage, mushrooms, chilled grilled asparagus, grilled carrots, remoulade sauce
Charcuterie Platter sopresatta, salami, grilled sausage, cured ham, cornichons, English cheddar, brie, red onion jam, dried fruit, salted nuts, mustards, baguette slices, assorted crackers, crostini
Flatbread Pizza Assortment chicken & pesto, grilled vegetable & gorgonzola, Italian sausage & tomato sauce
Grilled Rosemary Chicken Platter sliced and served room temperature, rosemary olive oil marinade, grilled eggplant, red onion garnish, lemon aioli sauce Italian Calzone Slices pizza dough rolled with salami, ham, sun dried tomatoes, spinach, fresh basil, sautéed onion, mozzarella and Parmesan
Marinated Flank Steak Platter grilled medium rare, served room temperature, grilled zucchini, cherry tomatoes, peperonata relish, grilled ciabatta squares
Mediterranean Chicken Roulade Platter stuffed with spinach, Parmesan, sun dried tomatoes , grilled fennel, marinated olives, scallion aioli sauce
Seasonal Chicken Roulade Platter stuffed with brie, cranberries, apples, roasted sweet potatoes, blue cheese aioli sauce
Sliced Beef Tenderloin Platter medium rare, sliced and served room temperature, cornichons, plum tomato slices, Dijon mustard, remoulade sauce, brioche rolls
Tapas Platter manchego cheese, Serrano ham, chorizo sausage, garbanzo bean salad, roasted peppers, brava potatoes with spicy aioli, almonds, marinated olives, spicy cheese flatbread, lawash crackers
Grilled Thai Chicken Platter sliced and served chilled, lime cilantro marinade, Asian slaw, peanut sauce


Cocktail Sandwich Platters

Beef Tenderloin Sandwich Platter (48 sandwiches) plum tomato, lettuce, horseradish sauce, brioche
Gourmet Sandwich Bites Platter (64 pieces)
Turkey Club Deluxe: Applewood smoked bacon, tomato, lettuce, cranberry mayonnaise, focaccia
Black Forest Ham and Brie: sweet spicy honey mustard, focaccia
Peppered Roast Beef: cheddar, roasted red pepper, lettuce, horseradish sauce, focaccia
Grilled Vegetable: portabella, zucchini, carrot, roasted peppers, provolone,
spinach, herbed goat cheese, focaccia

Lawash Roulade Assortment Platter
Ham, swiss, lettuce, herbed cream cheese, white lawash
Turkey, provolone, lettuce, herbed cream cheese, whole wheat lawash
Roast beef, cheddar, lettuce, herbed cream cheese, tomato lawash
Carrot, spinach, olives, tomatoes, pepper jack, herbed cream cheese, spinach

Petit Sandwich Assortment Platter (48 pieces)
Turkey, tomato, lettuce, cranberry mayonnaise, brioche
Ham, Swiss, lettuce, honey mustard, pretzel roll
Roast beef, cheddar, lettuce, horseradish sauce, brioche
Hummus, Swiss, carrot, tomato, spinach, olive tapenade, pretzel roll

Note: Vegetarian assortment served separately

Sliders Sandwiches

Black Bean Sliders tomato, field greens, ancho chili sauce, brioche
Buffalo Chicken Sliders tomato, lettuce, blue cheese honey spread, brioche
Falafel Sliders tomato, lettuce, sweet pickles, pickled onion, tahini sauce, brioche
Roast Beef Sliders cheddar, bacon, jalapeño, onion dip, pretzel roll

Specialty Lawash Roulade
(40 roulades; serves 20)

Black Bean Lawash Roulade Platter herbed cream cheese, cilantro, salsa, tomato, whole wheat lawash
California Turkey Lawash Roulade Platter herbed cream cheese, guacamole, provolone, spinach, red pepper, tomato lawash
Smoked Salmon Lawash Roulade Platter cucumber, tomato, spinach, red onion, caper dill cream cheese, spinach lawash
Vegan Lawash Roulade Platter chipotle hummus, carrots, sun-dried tomatoes, cucumber, peppers, spinach, spinach lawash
Tea Sandwich Assortment (48 sandwiches)
Deviled Ham Tea Sandwich on white
Tarragon Chicken Salad Tea Sandwich on wheat
Dilled Egg Salad Tea Sandwich on brioche
Cucumber Cream Cheese Tea Sandwich on pumpernickel

Seafood Platters

(Platters for 20 guests)
Abundant Seafood Platter lemon marinated shrimp skewers, smoked whitefish spread, smoked salmon spirals, calamari salad, assorted crackerss, crostini
Ahi Tuna Tartare Platter sesame, lime, scallion, ginger, cilantro, wonton crisps, rice crackers
Honey Smoked Salmon Platter herbed cream cheese, chopped egg, capers, diced tomatoes, lemon wedges, baguette slices, assorted crackers
Oysters on the Half Shell mignonette sauce, horseradish, cocktail sauce, lemon wedges, tabasco
Poached Salmon Platter cucumber slices, lemon, dill sauce, tomato caper relish, baguette slices
Shrimp Cocktail Platter cocktail sauce, lemon, parsley
Shrimp Trio Platter shrimp cocktail, sesame ginger shrimp, lemon garlic shrimp, lemon, parsley, cocktail sauce
Sushi Platter California roll, spicy tuna roll, cucumber radish roll, Philadelphia roll, wasabi, pickled ginger, soy


Vegetable Platters

(Platters for 20 guests)
Asparagus, Green Bean and Carrot Platter steamed asparagus, green beans, carrots, field greens, Dijon vinaigrette
Caprese Salad Platter plum tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, fresh basil, balsamic glaze, olive oil
Crudité Platter broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery, peppers, grape tomatoes, choice of dip
Elegant Vegetable Display haricots verts, asparagus, sugar snap peas, baby carrots, fennel, grape tomatoes, cucumber, assorted peppers, choice of dip
Fire Roasted Vegetable Platter baby carrots, asparagus, grape tomatoes, portobello mushrooms, fennel, beets, sweet potatoes, chipotle vinaigrette or fresh herb vinaigrette
Grilled Asparagus Platter pine nuts, hearts of palm, zesty lemon vinaigrette
Grilled Vegetable Platter eggplant, portobello mushrooms, red onion, bell peppers, squash, green beans, carrots, asparagus, balsamic vinaigrette
Mediterranean Feast Platter hummus, tabbouleh, stuffed grape leaves, feta, olives, grape tomatoes, pita wedges, grilled pita wedges
Relish Tray Kalamata olives, green olives, carrot sticks, celery sticks, cucumber sticks, cherry tomatoes, pepperoncini, dill dip
Vegetarian Antipasto Platter provolone, balsamic mushrooms, olive mix, roasted red peppers, marinated artichokes, pesto tortellini, garnished with pepperoncini, sun dried tomatoes, capers, fresh rosemary sprays, Parmesan basil crostini
Veggie ‘Jars’ Platter (Per 25 guests) carrots, peppers, celery, cucumber sticks, choice of dip
Vegetable Nori Rolls Platter carrot, cucumber, pickled radish, avocado, spinach, wasabi, pickled ginger, soy
Creamy Ranch Dip
Curried Yogurt Dip
Fresh Dill Dip
Fresh Herb Vinaigrette
Green Goddess Dip
Peppercorn Ranch Dip


Spreads, Dips & Bruschetta Platters

(Platters for 25 guests)
Hummus and Veggie Platter olive oil, black pepper, carrots, celery, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, pita triangles, toasted pita chips
Seven Layer Dip refried beans, black beans, guacamole, sour cream, cheddar, diced tomatoes, cilantro, black olives, salsa, jalapeño, tortilla chips
Simple Bruschetta Platter pesto goat cheese spread, tomato basil topping, olive & sun dried tomato tapenade, herbed crostini, baguette slices
Southwest Dips Platter guacamole, spicy salsa, black bean scallion dip, mango pineapple salsa, tortilla chips, seasoned lawash chips
Tuscan Flavors Platter white bean & sun dried tomato dip, eggplant & feta caponata, creamy kale & artichoke dip, pesto crostini, assorted crackers
Very Vegan Platter lemon edamame spread, wild mushroom caper duxelle, chipotle hummus, herb grilled ciabatta squares, baguette slices, rice crackers
Winter Spreads and Breads pumpkin marscarpone spread, blue cheese walnut spread, cheddar rosemary cream cheese spread with spiced roasted apple chutney, raisin walnut bread, herbed crostini, assorted crackers


Nuts, Chips & Snacks

Assorted Chips (per bag) pretzels, Sun Chips, baked Lays, sweet potato chips, salt and pepper potato chips, jalapeno potato chips
Curried Cashews (per pound)
Homemade Tortilla Chips (serves 16) guacamole, spicy salsa
Homemade Tortilla Chips (serves 16) spicy salsa
Homemade Potato Chips (serves 16)
Homemade Potato Chips (serves 16) French onion dip
Salted Soft Pretzels with Mustard (per dozen) American mustard
Mixed Salted Nuts (per pound)
Paprika Roasted Almonds (per pound)
Salted Soft Pretzels (per dozen) with cheese & mustard
Seasoned Lawash Chips (serves 16) pineapple mango salsa
Snack Basket (serves 25) Sun Chips, pretzels, Gala apples, ‘Wake up’ Energy Bars
Spiced Assorted Nuts (per pound)
Sweet Potato Chips (serves 16)
Sweet Potato Chips (serves 16) ancho sesame dip
Trail Mix (per pound) chex mix, raisins, M &M’s, chocolate chips, nuts, dried cranberries
Trail Mix Bags (per dozen) chex mix, raisins, M &M’s, chocolate chips, nuts, dried cranberries


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