Weddings, receptions & buffet menus


Option A

Roasted Chicken Pieces
Mushroom demi sauce or red wine sauce

Roasted Ham Wedges
Pineapple cherry sauce

Jambalaya Pasta
Roast chicken, chorizo sausage, sautéed vegetables,
tomato marinara sauce, fusilli pasta,
melted cheddar cheese

Herb Roasted Potatoes
Honey roasted carrots ‘n’ sweet green peas

Signature Caesar Salad
Fresh chopped romaine lettuce, house made
lemon and garlic Caesar dressing, croutons,
bacon bits, fresh grated Parmesan cheese,
lemon wedges

Cowboy Caviar
Black eyed peas, black beans, red & green peppers,
red onions, green onions, cilantro, sweet corn,
in a lime and coriander vinaigrette

Dinner Rolls and Whipped Butter

Hot Apple Crumble

With butterscotch sauce,
served with vanilla whipped cream

Minimum 100 people

Enhancements:

Vegetable platter with dip
Cheese platter with assorted cheese & grapes
Add additional side coleslaw
BBQ or sweet and sour meatballs
Roasted BBQ chicken wings
 

Option B

Sliced Roast Beef
in red wine jus

Seared Salmon Darne
Dill butter sauce

Creamy Pesto Shrimp Rotini Pasta
Shrimp in garlic butter, tossed in a creamy
pesto sauce with sweet green peas, zucchini,
Garnished with grated Parmesan cheese

Creamy whipped potatoes &
fresh medley of vegetables

Signature Caesar Salad
Fresh chopped romaine lettuce, house made
lemon and garlic Caesar dressing, croutons,
bacon bits, fresh grated Parmesan cheese,
lemon wedges

Mediterranean Spinach Salad
Baby spinach, kalamata olives, cucumbers,
chic peas, tomatoes, red onions,
lemon and oregano vinaigrette

Creamy Coleslaw

Dinner Rolls and Whipped Butter

Hot Apple Crumble
With butterscotch sauce, served with
vanilla whipped cream

Salad of Fresh Seasonal Fruit

Minimum 100 people

Enhancements

Vegetable platter with dip
Cheese platter with assorted cheese & grapes
BBQ or sweet and sour meatballs
Roasted BBQ chicken wings


Option C

Roast Hip of Beef Dinner
Red wine Jus

Honey Cajun Salmon Fillet
Dressed with our own Cajun spice

Atlantic Seafood Rose Pasta
NS lobster, scallops, shrimp and haddock,
tomato marinara and cream sauce, 3 cheese crust

Chef selection of potatoes & vegetables

Mediterranean Salad
fresh Roma tomatoes, julienne red onions,
diced peppers, chic peas, kalamata olives,
tossed in an oregano and red wine vinaigrette

Baby Arugula and Watermelon Salad
w/ balsamic vinaigrette, pickled red onions,
black olives and crumbled feta cheese

Cowboy Caviar
Black eyed peas, black beans, red & green peppers,
red onions, green onions, cilantro, sweet corn,
in a lime and coriander vinaigrette

Dinner Rolls and Whipped Butter

Sticky toffee pudding cake
Rum and cinnamon Chantilly cream

Fresh Salad of Seasonal Fruit

Minimum 100 people


Enhancements

Vegetable platter with dip
Yorkshire pudding
Cheese platter with assorted cheese & grapes
Hot vegetarian option
BBQ or sweet and sour meatballs
Roasted BBQ chicken wings


Build Your Own Buffet


~ Main Course Selection ~

Select 2 Entrées

Leg of Ham
Maple-Dijon mustard glaze, pineapple chutney

Turkey Roast
Turkey gravy and cranberry sauce

Hunter’s Chicken
Roasted Chicken, Served in Thyme Infused Mushroom and Onion Gravy

Seared Salmon Fillets
Served with Teriyaki Glaze, Herb Butter, Maple Candied Walnut Crust

Roasted Stuffed Pork Loin
Wrapped in Prosciutto, Port Wine Reduction Sauce, Fig Marmalade

Seared Chicken Supreme
Stuffed with Sun-dried Tomato and Basil Mousse, Madeira Wine Sauce

Leg of Lamb
Herb rub, Pinot Grigio reduction sauce with a hint of thyme and honey

Prime Rib
Spiced herb and garlic rub, with Shiraz reduction sauce



~ Pastas ~

Select 1 dish

Chicken and Chorizo Jambalaya Fusilli Pasta
Tomato marinara sauce, roasted chicken, chorizo sausage,
julienne peppers and onions, in a melted triple cheese mix

Maple Curried Chicken Penne Pasta
Roasted chicken, julienne vegetables, green peas,
mild curry sauce, pickled carrots and onions

Cajun Chicken Alfredo Bowtie Pasta
Roasted Cajun spiced chicken, creamy Alfredo sauce,
Topped with melted mozzarella cheese

Bacon Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Creamy cheddar cheese mornay sauce with bacon and panko crust

Creamy Pesto Shrimp Rotini Pasta
Tiger prawns sautéed in garlic butter, tossed in a creamy pesto sauce
with sweet green peas, zucchini, garnished with fresh grated Parmesan cheese

NS Lobster Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Pieces of NS lobster, tossed in creamy mornay cheese sauce
with a garlic infused crust



~ Salads ~

Select 3 items

Mild curried penne pasta salad (V)
Our Signature potato salad (V)
Asian style coleslaw, with a citrus ginger vinaigrette (V)
Classic Caesar salad with all the trimmings
Mediterranean style tomato & cucumber salad (V)
Spinach & Mandarin orange salad with poppy seed dressing (V)
Marinated Vegetable Salad (V)
Mixed Broccoli salad with shredded cheese and almonds (V)
Couscous, sun-dried cranberries, cherry tomatoes, kalamata olives (V)
Hummus and Pita chips (V)
Thai noodle & chicken salad with peanut satay dressing
Watermelon & baby arugula salad (V)



~ Potatoes ~

Select 1 dish

Herb Roasted Potatoes
Baby red potatoes with olive oil and sea salt

Creamy Whipped Potatoes
NS potatoes, brown butter, roasted garlic

Delmonico Potato Gratin
Diced potatoes baked in cream sauce, topped with melted cheese



~ Vegetables ~

Select 1 dish

Peas ‘n’ Carrots
Sweet green peas in brown butter and roasted carrots

Chef Selection of Seasonal Vegetables

Mexican Seasoned Corn with Diced Red Pepper and Broccoli

Maple Roasted Root Vegetables
Roasted parsnips, sweet potatoes, carrots, and turnips and a touch of maple syrup



~ Additional Sides ~

Cabbage Rolls
Cheesy risotto wrapped in cabbage leaves, baked in garlic cream sauce

Bacon and Sage Dressing
Caramelized onion, white and brown bread, turkey stock, & butter



~ Buffet Desserts ~
 

Granny Smith Apple Cobbler
NS apple filling, brown butter oatmeal crumble, vanilla whipped cream
&
Fruit Salad
 


~ Upgrade your DesserT ~


Sticky Toffee Pudding
Sweet sticky date cake, butterscotch sauce, rum chantilly

Devil’s Chocolate Torte
Hot chocolate fudge, dark chocolate cake, vanilla whipped cream


Minimum 100 people


Receptions & Cocktail Parties


Cold Hors d’Oeuvres

Minimum of 3 dozen per selection


Tomato Brushetta
Roma tomatoes, sun-dried tomato, kalamata olives,
fresh basil, olive oil, white balsamic vinegar,
fresh grated parmesan cheese on crostini

Vietnamese Spring Rolls (cut in 3)
Lettuce, bean sprouts, green onion, pickled red onion, pickled carrots,
red pepper, cilantro, shrimp or tofu, rolled in rice paperServed with peanut satay sauce

Chicken and Boursin Cheese Mousse
Pickled red onion, fresh thyme on crispy wonton

Shrimp Cocktail
Individual portions, chilled prawns in cocktail sauce

Salmon Niçoise
Chilled roasted salmon, potato salad,
pickled green beans, semi dried cherry tomato

Crab Salad
Crab meat, lemon mayonnaise, mango,
tomato and avocado on corn tortilla

Classic Salmon Gravlax
Atlantic Salmon cured in vodka and dill,
lime sour cream, capers, on crostini

Sambuca Halibut Gravlax
Atlantic Halibut cured in sambuca and green peppercorns,
pickled red onions, crème fraîche, dill sprigs, on crispy bagel cracker

NS Seafood Ceviche
Fresh scallops, shrimp and salmon,
marinated in citrus vinaigrette, cucumber salsa

Two Bite Lobster Rolls
NS lobster salad with chives, celery and cherry tomatoes in
lemon mayonnaise, Boston bib lettuce on mini croissant

Sushi
Assorted vegetable and fish or seafood


Receptions & Cocktail Parties
 

Hot Hors d’Oeuvres

Minimum of 3 dozen per selection


Madras Curry Paneer Cheese
Seared paneer cheese, coconut madras curry sauce,
mango chutney on grilled pita

Mushroom Brushetta
Three types of mushroom, sautéed with garlic,
thyme, Parmesan cheese on crostini

Chicken Wings
Select 1 Flavour: BBQ, Thai, Buffalo, Cajun Spiced

Crispy Mac n Cheese
Cheesy macaroni with smoked bacon bits,
breaded and deep fried

Quiche
Bite sized pastry filled with egg and choice of filling, choose 1:
- Smoked bacon and cheddar - Spinach and Swiss cheese
- Chorizo and red pepper - Mushroom and mozzarella

Cheesy Risotto Balls
Bite sized balls of cheesy risotto
Served with sun-dried tomato pesto marinara sauce

Mega Crunch Shrimp
Breaded in our signature ‘Mega Crunch’ and deep fried
served with cocktail sauce

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus
with aged balsamic drizzle

Thai Chicken Skewers
Roasted chicken in Pad Thai marinade
served with peanut satay sauce

Asian Pulled Pork Tacos

Braised pork shoulder in sweet Asian BBQ sauce,
shredded lettuce, crispy onions

Turkey Pot Pie
Bite sized pastry filled with roast turkey, carrots,
peas and potato in cream sauce

Two Bite Lamb Burger
Annapolis Valley lamb, roasted red pepper and zucchini,
tomato bruschetta, roasted garlic and basil aioli (CC sauce)


Receptions & Cocktail Parties

 

Platters


Charcuterie Board

An assortment of different cured meats, sourced from local
producers, with homemade preserves, chutneys and pickles
served with fresh bread and crostini

Cheese Board
A selection of Canadian and Imported cheeses for
every appetite, with homemade preserves,
chutneys, dried fruit and candied nuts,
served with fresh bread, crostini and crackers

Charcuterie and Cheese Board

An impressive assortment of different cured meats,
Canadian and imported cheese, with homemade preserves,
chutney, pickles, dried fruit and candied nuts,
served with fresh bread and crostini

Chilled Seafood Platter
NS snow crab legs and claws, chilled tiger prawns,
scallop ceviche, smoked salmon, served with lemons,
pickled onions, capers, cocktail sauce, cream cheese and crostini

Chilled Prawn Cocktail
Served in a unique way; on a pineapple
accompanied by cocktail sauce

House Cold Smoked Salmon Platter
Served with Pickled onions, capers, lemon wedges,
dill cream cheese, candied lemon zest and crostini

Scandinavian Open Faced Sandwiches
-Devilled egg salad with pickled gherkins
-Shaved ham with honey mustard
-Chicken salad with diced apple and celery
-Chilled shrimp salad on Boston bib lettuce with fresh dill
-Roast beef with balsamic onions horseradish aioli
-Lobster salad

-Additional varieties available upon request

Vegetable and Hummus Platter
Carrot sticks, celery sticks, cucumber slices, cherry tomatoes, broccoli crowns,
cauliflower florets, sliced peppers, pita chips, ranch dip and chic pea hummus

 

Carving Stations
Available as an action station for receptions
Items are usually served on a hoagie roll,
pretzel bun or homemade roll

Leg of Ham
Maple-Dijon mustard glaze, caramelized apple chutney

Turkey Roast
Cranberry mayonnaise

Caribbean Jerk Pork Roast
Mild heat, with caramelized pineapple chutney

Herb Rubbed Pork Roast
Mild heat, with caramelized pineapple chutney

Pork Tenderloin
Caramelized apple chutney and pommery mustard sauce

Porchetta
Annapolis Valley pork belly, rolled and slow roasted
Caramelized onion jus and chimichurri

Roast Beef Sirloin
Fresh baked rolls and creamy mushroom gravy

Beef Brisket
Lightly smoked, slow roasted
Served with mustard on a hoagie roll

Leg of Lamb
Herb rub, Pinot Grigio reduction sauce
with a hint of thyme and honey

Prime Rib
Spiced herb and garlic rub, with shiraz reduction sauce

Beef Tenderloin
Boursin cheese and basil pesto crust, Merlot reduction sauce



Enhance your Buffet with additional choices


Action Stations
(Minimum 50 person)


East Coast Oysters
Served with freshly grated horseradish,
lemons, limes, red wine vinegar mignonette,
hot sauce and cocktail sauce

NS Seafood Ceviche Tacos
Scallop-Halibut- Salmon and Shrimp ceviche, citrus juices,
shredded cabbage, avocado puree, pickled carrots, corn salsa
on crispy corn tortillas wrapped in soft flour tortillas

PEI Blue Mussel Bar
with a choices of sauce;
White wine and garlic, Thai red curry, tomato marinara

Halifamous Donair
Our signature beef Donair, tomato bruschetta,
classic garnishes and sweet garlic sauce on warm pita

Risotto or Brown Butter
Mashed Potato Martini Bar
Choose 1 variety:

-Wild mushroom and brie cheese with arugula and truffle oil
-NS lobster with spinach and mascarpone cheese
-Duck Confit with caramelized onion and cranberry chutney
-Shrimp with bisque and sun-dried tomato-basil pesto

**Additional options available upon request**


Pulled Pork Sandwiches
Our Signature smokey pulled pork in BBQ sauce,
crispy onions, mango salsa, and coleslaw on warm pretzel buns

Beer Can Chicken Sandwiches
Annapolis Valley Chickens, spice rubbed, marinated in local beer, smoked lightly, and
roasted, served on ciabatta bread with coleslaw and chipotle aioli



Dessert Action Stations


Strawberry Cheesecake Martini
(minimum 40 people)
Strawberries flambéed in sambuca, with a hint of orange and vanilla,
served hot on cold cheesecake, with graham cookie crumble

Dessert Donair
(minimum 40 people)
Thinly sliced chocolate torte, diced strawberries, diced apple,
mint, vanilla pastry cream, wrapped in thin crepes

Chocolate Fountain
(minimum 100 people)
Served with fresh fruit, marshmallows, and our signature brownies


Dessert Platters


Fruit Skewer Platter
Strawberries, pineapple, grapes, melon and kiwi on bamboo skewers

Dessert Squares Platter
An assortment of brownies, tarts, and squares

Cookie Platter
(minimum 2 dozen)
An assortment of fresh baked cookies


*All menus include plastic cutlery and paper plates and/or bowls
Real Plates and Silverware for an additional charge

For more information or an estimate, please contact us at 902-446-3095 or catering@chefinspired.ca

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