Sincerely, the truly positive comments made about the party and about your food, and how much [the guests] enjoyed being with you all were very numerous and wonderfully spoken. Thanks, muchisimo, for everything and for all the nice effort you put into everything.
Spice of Life
Beth and Ivan Becka
San Antonio
 

Dinner Buffets

Dinner Buffet I

Reception Starter

  • A Lavish Display of Diced Domestic and Imported Cheeses with Fancy Crackers, Crisp Vegetable Crudités and Fresh Garden Dips

Cold Fare

  • Seasonal Reds and Greens tossed with Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Sun Dried Cranberries and a Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Pinwheel Salad of Sliced Cucumber and Beefsteak Tomato with Crumbled Queso Blanco and a Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Hot Buffet

  • Pan Seared Chicken and Penne Pasta tossed with Roasted Garlic Alfredo Sauce
  • Oven Roasted New Potatoes with Rosemary
  • Steamed Green Beans Almandine and Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
  • Baskets of Assorted Hearth Rolls with Sweet Creamery Butte

Chef’s Station

  • Herb Roasted Top Rounds of Beef, carved to order by a uniformed chef and served with Creamy Horseradish and Jus Naturel

Dinner Buffet II

Reception Fare

A Display of Chilled Mediterranean Antipasto, to include:

  • Grilled Asparagus Spears
  • Spanish Olives Stuffed with Smoked Salmon
  • Cracked Peppered and Genoa Salami Sticks
  • Roasted Sweet Peppers and Eggplant
  • Balsamic Marinated Baby Onions
  • Curry Roasted Almonds, and
  • Assorted Diced European Cheeses

A Chafer of Oven Baked Crab and Artichoke Dip with Toasted Pita Chips

Cold Starters

  • Seasonal Reds and Greens tossed with Toasted Sunflower Seeds, Sun Dried Cranberries and a Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Pinwheel Salad of Sliced Cucumber and Beefsteak Tomato with Crumbled Queso Blanco and a Creamy Cilantro Dressing

Hot Buffet

  • Breast of Chicken baked in a Maple Pecan Crust with Dijon Mustard Sauce
  • Pepper Roasted Petite Tenderloins of Beef with a Leek and Wild Mushroom Sauce
  • Harvest Grain and wild Rice Pilaf – laced with Spinach and Red Peppers
  • Steamed Green Beans Almandine and Honey Glazed Baby Carrots
  • Baskets of Assorted Hearth Rolls with Sweet Creamery Butte

Sweet Spot

A Display of Sliced Fruit and Seasonal Berries with Melted Chocolate Fondue and Fresh Raspberry Sauce

Platters of Fancy Petite Sweets to include:

  • Gourmet Blondies and Brownies
  • Tiny Cream Puffs
  • Dark Chocolate and Coconut Macaroon Moons
  • Assorted Miniature Tartlets

The Diamond Elegance Reception and Dinner Buffet

Reception

Butler Service of Selected Hors D’oeuvres to include:

  • Thai Spiced Lamb Satays, with a Coconut Curry Dip
  • Baked Mushroom Caps Filled with Spinach and Feta Cheese
  • Sesame Glazed Ahi Tuna Bites – served in Decorative Chinese Spoons
  • Hot smoked Salmon Canapés on Toasted Pita Chips with Caviar and Dill
  • Smoked Chicken and Black Bean Roulades in Spinach Tortillas, with Red Pepper and Avocado
  • Cocktail Gulf Crab Cakes, with a Creole Remoulade Dip

Please Choose Three

Dinner Buffet

  • A Platter of Chilled Wood Roasted Vegetables tossed with Basil Pesto
  • Tender Baby Spinach Salad with Diced Apple, Pickled Purple Onion, Caramelized Walnuts and Crumbled Farmer’s Cheese, with a Warm Bacon and Poppy seed Dressing
  • Herb Poached Fillet of Salmon with Capers, Artichoke Hearts and a Lemon-Chardonnay Butter
  • Steamed Asparagus Spears with Garden Vegetable Ratatouille
  • Chef’s Carvery Station featuring Petite Herb Roasted Bistro Beef Tenderloins with a Sautéed Leek and Wild Mushroom Sauce
  • Saffron Risotto – laced with Caramelized Onions and Asiago Cheese – prepared on site
  • An Array of Parker House Rolls and Freshly Baked Hearth Breads, with Sweet Creamery Butter

Dessert fare

A Display of Sliced Fresh Seasonal Fruits and Berries, with Melted Chocolate Fondue and Raspberry Dipping Sauce

An Array of Fancy Petite Fours, to include:

  • Hand Crafted Chocolate Truffles
  • Bourbon Pecan Squares
  • Tiny Fruit Tartlets
  • Dark Chocolate Nut Clusters
  • Caramel Apple Bars
  • Miniature Crème Puffs, and
  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries