Appetizers

Catered Appetizers

Our appetizer platters are available for both delivery only and for fully staffed events . Each platter serves roughly 10 to 12 guests.

Selecting one or two of these beautifully decorated appy platters & trays in combinations we can make a stunning appetizer array to wow your guests.

If you would like some advice on how to make your event truly special, please don’t hesitate to contact us and talk to an experienced planner, we would be happy to put together a hassle free quote for you.

Whether a high end Corporate reception event or just as important, for Mom’s Birthday we can offer ideas to make a spectacular presentation.

Combining some of these snack platters with some of our passed hor d'oeuvres will turn your function into a high end spectacle with professional staff passing around bite sized appies to your guests with a wonderful platter and tray selection presented on a decorated table presentation.

Rest assured we can help you build a custom reception menu for any event.

Our professional Catering Service Staff & “Serving it right” certified Bar Tenders are available to make your reception event a success. China reception plates, reception cutlery, table linens & napkins as well as glass’ and decor are also available to make your appetizer based event a huge success.

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Appetizer Platters

The following appetizer platters are designed to be served in combinations to facilitate an “appetizer” or “finger food” type menu, or add a little more selection to your dinner or lunch menu.

We would be happy to customize a menu for you and give you a quotation including staffing, plates, cutlery & all necessary equipment, or simply deliver to you, and pick up everything the next day.

Each platter serves between approximately 10/12 guests.

Mediterranean Dip Platter $44
Homous, Tzatziki & Olive Tapanade dips with flatbreads

Mexican Chips & Dip Basket $44
Tortilla chips with Chef’s five layer dip

“Sfilatino” Salted Bread Sticks with Smoked Salmon dip $44
Chef’s BC smk salmon, caper, cream cheese & fresh dill dip

Ploughman’s Loaf Artisan Bread Bowl $44
Artichoke, cream cheese, spinach, roasted garlic dip served with sliced baguettes

Basket of Market Fresh Vegetable Sticks $44
Fresh cut vegetable sticks with Chef’s dips

Grilled Vegetable Platter $46
Fresh grilled seasonal vegetables, drizzled with olive oil & balsamic vinegar

Italian Antipasto Platter $75
Italian cold cuts, cheeses, olives, artichokes & pickles with panini style bread rolls

Sliced Bocconcini & Vine Tomato Platter $55
with capers, olives, fresh basil, drizzled with olive oil

Open-Faced Cocktail Sandwich Platter $72
Smoked steelhead salmon, brie/walnut, Italian proscuitto ham

French Brie Wheel, Baked in Puff Pastry with Maple Syrup Glaze $66
Served warm with sun-dried cranberries & crackers

Quebec Farmhouse Cheese Platter $85
Artisan cheese selection from Quebec with crackers & sfilatino breads

Strawberry, Pineapple & Cheese Spears $55
Fresh fruit on a stick with aged cheeses

Each platter serWest Coast Cold Smoked Salmon Platter $99
BC Smoked salmon lox with capers, lemon, cream cheese & red onion with bread sticks

Indian Candy Smoked Salmon Platter $99
Selection of candied, doubled smoked traditional BC salmon

West Coast Oyster Platter $75

Fresh shucked local oysters with lemon, cracked black peppers and tabasco

Tiger Prawns with Roasted Tomato Chipotle Dipping Sauce $75
Tail on tiger prawns with mild chipotle spicy cocktail dip

Vietnamese Spicy Beef Salad Roll Platter  $70
Rice vermicelli & spicy beef rolls, with a hoisin dipping sauce

Chicken & Spinach Filo Triangles $60
Filo pastry wrap with feta, onion, chicken & spinach

English “High Tea” Sandwich Platter $71
Smoked salmon, cucumber, roast beef & egg sandwich, crust off, small triangles

Jumbo Fresh Baked Cookies $44
Selection of Huge Chocolate Chip, Oatmeal/Raisin, White Chocolate/Macadamia Cookies.

Sliced Seasonal Fruit & Berry Platter $44
Fresh seasonal fruit, melons & berries

Fruit Strudel Platter $44
Fresh baked apple & cherry strudel slices

Assorted French Pastries $44
Rum balls, cream horns, chocolate éclairs, cherry tarts, mocca chocolate roll, almond tart

Cup Cakes Selection $44
Individual chocolate & vanilla sponge cup cakes

Catering service staff, Bartenders, China reception plates, Reception cutlery, Table linens & Napkins are available to add to your appetizer selections. We would be happy to put a custom quotation together for you...                        

Service Staff & Bar Tenders $30 per hour (min 4hrs)

Rental of Reception china plates, glass’, napkins & cutlery available, please enquire

“Earth Friendly” Biodegradable plates & cutlery - $1.00 per guest

Delivery & Pick up - $15

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Chilled Hor d'oeuvres

The following selection of chilled hor d'oeuvres are all made with fresh ingredients, they are designed to be served alone, as high end appetizers, or added to any dinner or reception menu ...

Parmesan & Herb Puff Pastry Twists $20 dz

Served with herb-Sour Cream Dip

Bocconcini Cheese & Tomato Spears $24 dz

Drizzled with olive oil & balsamic vinegar

“Thai” Spicy Beef Salad $24 dz
Served on a Chinese soup spoon

Puff Pastry Bombs with Herbed, Vegetable Ratatouille $24 dz
Bite sized vegetarian pastry

Ahi Tuna Tartare with Roasted Red Pepper Appys $26 dz
Served on an endive lettuce boat

Bruschetta Toasts with Tomato & Roasted Garlic  $20 dz
Topped with olive oil & parmesan cheese

Pacific Crab & Fresh Mango Pastry Puffs $26 dz
Bite sized puff pastry bowls

Smoked Oyster Toasts $20 dz
with Roasted Red Pepper & Mango

Cambozola Cheese Canape Toasts $22 dz
Topped with sun-dried cranberries

Cantaloupe Skewers Wrapped in Prosciutto $24 dz
Skewered melon with Italian smoked ham

Smoked Salmon Canapes $24 dz
Topped with capers & shallots

Beef Tenderloin “Carpaccio” $26 dz
Thinly sliced beef tenderloin with capers & shaved parmesan on sliced baguette

Asparagus Spear Bundle $24 dz
Wrapped with Italian Prosciutto ham

Seared Ahi Tuna with Ginger & Lime $26 dz
Served on an endive leaf

Curried Chicken Salad $24 dz
Served on pastry boat with house chutney

Vietnamese, Tiger Prawn, Salad Rolls $24 dz
Wrapped in rice paper with hoisin sauce

Roast Beef Toasts $24 dz
with a honeyed onion marmalade

Tiger Prawn Skewer $26 dz
Served with a Chipote mayonnaise dipping sauce

When ordering we recommend the following amounts …

Afternoon Cocktail Reception - 6 to 10 items per guest (typically 2-3 hours)

Pre-Dinner Hor’s d oeuvres - 4-6 items per guest (typically 1-1.5 hours)

Evening Reception (in lieu of dinner) - 10-12 items per guest (typically 3-4 hours)

* PLEASE NOTE :- Minimum order is 3 dozen per item

Warmed Hor’s D oeuvres

The following selection of Hor’s d oeuvres are all made with fresh ingredients, they are designed to be served alone, as high end appetizers and finger foods, or added to any dinner or reception menu ...

Jamaican “Jerk” Chicken Skewers $24 per dz
Mini skewer, marinated with spicy jerk sauce

Skewered Scandinavian Meatballs $20 dz
Steeped in a tomato & fresh chilli sauce

Pacific Crab Cakes $24 dz
with a “Cajun” aioli

Chicken Saltimboca $24 dz
rolled with prosciutto, sage & asiago cheese

Barbecued Pulled Pork Sliders $26 dz
With jack cheese on mini burger buns

Crab & Boursin Mushroom Caps $20 dz
Dollar sized mushroom cap with crab/cheese stuffing

Alberta Beef Tenderloin Tipbit $26 dz
Wrapped with smk bacon, horseradish cream

“Thai” Chicken Satay Skewer $24 dz
with spicy peanut,satay sauce

Pancetta Wrapped Tiger Prawn $26 dz
With a sweet ancho chilli sauce

Vegetarian Pot Sticker $20 dz
With a ginger and sesame dipping sauce

Spinach & Blue Cheese Puff Pastry Bombs $20 dz
Vegetarian pastry with fresh spinach and rich blue chesse

Baby Scallop & French Brie $24 dz
Wrapped in a phyllo pastry purse

Grilled Vegetable Skewers $20 dz
With a roasted garlic aioli

Crusted Tiger Prawn $26 dz
Crusted with coconut with a sweet chilli dipping sauce

Classic Sausage Rolls $20 dz
Pork sausage meat and sage with a honey & mustard dip

Teriyaki Beef Brochette $26 dz
With roasted garlic aioli

Lamb Souvlaki Skewers $24 dz
with classic Greek tzatziki dip

Pacific Salmon Cakes, Crusted with Panko Breadcrumbs $24 dz
Served with a papaya & lime mayo

* When ordering we recommend the following amounts …

Afternoon Cocktail Reception - 6 to 10 items per guest (typically 2-3 hours)

Pre-Dinner Hor’s d oeuvres - 4-6 items per guest (typically 1-1.5 hours)

Evening Reception (in lieu of dinner) - 10-12 items per guest (typically 3-4 hours)

* PLEASE NOTE :- Minimum order is 3 dozen per item

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Request A Catering Quote

Call us at (604) 688-4482 or send us and email at info@vancouvercatering.com to receive your complimentary Appetizers catering quotation.