Hors d’oeuvre Menu Posted by Purple's Side of the Table September 8th, 2019

Hors d’oeuvre Menu

Chef Ross will prepare a customized selection of hors d’oeuvre 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. Hors d’oeuvre are listed in tiers based on complexity and cost of ingredients.



Pre-dinner Hors d’oeuvre:

(Minimum of 5 dozen)
Duration of party: 1-2 hours
Selection of 3 different Hors d’oeuvre options.
Minimum of 10 guests. 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:

(Minimum of 8 dozen)
Duration of party: 2-3 hours
Selection of 4 different Hors d’oeuvre options.
Minimum of 10 guests. 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

(Minimum of 18 dozen)
Duration of party: 3-4 hours
Selection of 6 different Hors d’oeuvre options.
Minimum of 10 guests. 14-18 pieces per guest on average (e.g. 10 guests we suggest a min of 140-180 pieces total.)

Tier 1

Buttery Naan Bites with Roasted Garlic Tapenade

Mediterranean Bruschetta “Salsa” – Ricotta, Tomato, Oregano and Mint with Baguette

Flatbread – Scallion Pesto, Fire Roasted Tomato, Cotija Cheese with a Lime Crema

Ricotta & Honey Crostini with Toasted Hazelnuts

Parmesan Scented Artichokes Wrapped in Bacon

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Greek Salad Bite

Mini Brie Phyllo Cups w/ Cranberry, Orange, Ginger Chutney OR Goat Cheese, Apricot & Pine Nuts

Caprese Salad – Fresh Tom & Mozz, Pesto & Aged Balsamic

Cucumber “Cups” with Hummus OR TzatzikiOR Roasted Garlic Tapenade

Greek Salad Bite – Feta, Cucumber, Olive, Tomato, Pepperoncini – Oregano Vinaigrette – Tasting spoon

Ratatouille Bite – Tasting Spoon – Herbs de Provence

Tier 2

Date Bites with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Cranberry Walnut Chicken Salad Sliders

Buffalo Chicken Sliders with Lettuce & Tomato – Blue Cheese and Ranch Dressing

Meatball Sliders with Marinara and Fresh Mozzarella

BBQ Burger Sliders with Cheddar Cheese

Bacon Cheeseburger Skewers

Bacon Cheeseburger Skewers with Grape Jelly Ketchup

Pulled Pork Sliders with Blackberry Slaw
on a King’s Hawaiian Roll

Crab and Avocado Crisps with Mint and Lime

Shrimp Ceviche Shooter – Charred Serrano Chile

Artichoke & Asiago Stuffed Shrooms

Sun-Dried Tomato and Mozzarella Stuffed Shrooms

Tuscan Style Shrooms – Roasted Pepper & Olives

Asian Ginger Pork & Basmati Rice Stuffed Shrooms

Mac-N-Cheese Bites – Bacon and Smoked Gouda

Tier 3

Chicken & Waffle Bites

Signature Chicken & Bacon Bites with a BBQ Glaze

Chicken & Waffle Bites – Pecan Panko Crusted Chicken
Leige Belgium Waffle – Kick Yo’ Ass Sriracha Maple Syrup

Braised Short Ribs Bites – Aged Cheddar Grits –
Pickled Shallots on a Tasting Spoon

New Potatoes with Crème Fraîche

Lamb and Feta Sliders with a Mint Aioli

Lox Cucumber Roll – Caraway, Coriander, Caper Aioli

Beer Batter “Codwich” Sliders – Lemon Caper Tartar

Mini Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Scallops “Unwrapped” in Bacon w/ Spicy Mayo, Candied Orange Zest

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail with choice of Dipping Sauce – Pomegranate Sriracha, Thai Sweet Chili, Wasabi, Creamy Lemon or Mustard Lime

Tier 4

Lobster Tail “Medallions” w/ Orange & Ginger Aioli

Mini Lobster Rolls – Classic New England Style

Beef Tenderloin Slider – Martin’s Potato Roll – Horseradish Cream
Lollipop Lamb Chops – Rosemary and Walnut Crust

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