Hors d’oeuvre Menu
If you’re planning to host a Cocktail Party and just want to enjoy some cocktails?! No worries, you came to the right spot and we’ve got you covered. Chef Purple has a delicious array of small bites to choose from. He will plan creative menu ideas with you and have a variety of selections to offer you and your guests based on preferences and the vibe of the party! Spanish Tapas, Classic American fair and plenty of other outside the box twists international cuisines. Chef embraces the traditions here in the south and enjoys creating southern influenced starters and appetizers. He draws inspiration from everything he has come to love about Charlotte and embraces the culinary history he learns the longer he lives in the Carolinas.
Maybe your or thinking about a casual affair and want to skip the formal, sit down plated dinner menu. Chef Purple is an expert at planning a menu that will your guests raving to their family and friends until your next event. He’ll dazzle you with an amazing selection of hors d’oeuvre that can be customized to suit every occasion, meet all of your needs and exceed your expectations.
Suggested Ordering Guide
This is a basic guide and will vary depending upon the duration of the party, start time, number of guests and hors d’oeuvre selected.
Duration of party: 1-2 hours
We suggest 6-8 pieces per guest on average.(e.g. 10 guests we suggest a min of 60-80 pieces total.)
Afternoon or evening cocktail party:
Duration of party: 2-3 hours
We suggest 8-10 pieces per guest on average.(e.g. 10 guests we suggest a min of 80-100 pieces total.)
Hors d’oeuvre in lieu of dinner
Duration of party: 3-4 hours
We suggest 14-18 pieces per guest on average (e.g. 10 guests we suggest a min of 140-180 pieces total.)
Chef’s infamous one bite creations…Don’t bite off more than you can chew!
Signature Chicken & Bacon Bites with a BBQ Glaze – AKA Crack on a stick!
Caprese Salad – Fresh Tom & Mozz, Pesto & Aged Balsamic
Mini Mac-N-Cheese Bites – Bacon and Smoked Gouda
Mini Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
Cucumber “Cups” with Hummus OR Tzatziki OR Roasted Garlic Tapenade
Parmesan Scented Artichokes Wrapped in Bacon
Lox Cucumber Canapé – Caraway, Coriander, Caper Aioli
Sliders…you won’t stop sliding them down your gullet!
Beef Tenderloin – Sliced Rare Beef Tenderloin – Martin’s Potato Roll – Horseradish Cream
BBQ Pulled Pork with Blackberry Slaw – King’s Hawaiian
Mini Lobster Rolls – Classic New England Style
Meatball – Marinara and Mozzarella
Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad Sliders
Buffalo Chicken – Frank’s Red Hot – Lettuce & Roma – Blue Cheese or Ranch
BBQ Burger – Cheddar Cheese – Romain Lettuce – Tomato
Crisp & Refreshing…Small Bites with BIG Tastes!
Crab and Avocado Crisps with Mint and Lime
Ricotta & Honey Crostini with Toasted Hazelnuts
Shrimp Ceviche Shooter – Charred Serrano Chile
New Potatoes – Caviar – Crème Fraîche