Special Occasions

Birthdays, anniversaries, wedding and baby showers, retirements, housewarmings, or just because…there are endless special occasions worthy of a celebration! Seasons Gourmet Catering party specialists make the party planning process easy and stress-free and our friendly, efficient serving staff ensures a smooth, successful event so the host can host while we take care of the rest.

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Below are a few of our recent party menus:


Retirement Party ~ Passed Hors D’oeuvres & Plated/Buffet Dinner

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES MENU

Grilled Pineapple Topped with Fresh Red Chili Glazed Gulf Shrimp

Cedar Smoked Salmon Served on Red and Yellow Endive with Homemade Vanilla Gastrique

Fresh Watermelon Squares with Feta Cheese and Petite Greens Drizzled with Aged Balsamic Vinegar

Miniature Baby Lump Crab Cakes Served with Homemade Red Pepper Puree and Crème Fraiche

PLATED/BUFFET DINNER PRESENTATION

Baked Cabernet Fig Apple Dinner Rolls & Butter

Fresh Frisee & Mache Salad with Poached Pears, Shaved Fennel, Tear Drop Tomatoes, Crumbled Bleu Cheese & Pistachios Served with Port Wine Blackberry Vinaigrette

Garlic and Parmesan Encrusted Paillards of Chicken Served in Homemade Lemon Buerre Blanc

Roasted Corn and Ricotta Stuffed Ravioli with Fresh Basil and Roasted Garlic with Sage Butternut Squash Sauce

Roasted Baby Red Potatoes with Grated Romano Cheese and Fresh Thyme

Grilled Asparagus with Bell Pepper & Shaved Almonds

Freshly Baked Carrot Cake with Inscription


BIRTHDAY PARTY ~ PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES AND STATION BUFFETS

BUTLER PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES

Tender Sweet and Sour Roasted Pork Tenderloin Medallions Served with Grilled Hawaiian Pineapple and a Hint of Whole Grain Mustard or Spicy Hot Mustard

Ceramic Spoons Filled with Cold Water Lobster Tail and Claw Meat, Coconut Milk, Diced Mangoes and Fresh Lime Garnish

Black and White Sesame Encrusted Pan Seared Fresh Ahi Tuna Served on Cucumber Rounds with Homemade Avocado Mousse and Candied Ginger

Miniature Hawaiian Pizza Bites with Slow Cooked Shredded Pork, Fresh Pineapple, Maui Onions and Shaved Ham Atop Homemade Yellow Tomato Pizza Sauce

SUSHI & SASHIMI STATION (Chef Attended – Made to Order)

Yellow Fin Tuna Sashimi Served on Taro Chips with Crème Fraiche and Salmon Caviar

Trio of Sushi Rolls – Snow Crab, Avocado and Mango Wrapped in Nori *

Alaskan Salmon and Asparagus with Pickled Ginger *

Gulf Shrimp with Cucumber Matchsticks and Bamboo Shoots *

*All Selections Are Served with Fresh Wasabi and Ginger

Cordial Glasses of Plum Sake

ACTION STATION (Chef Attended – Made to Order)

Pan Roasted Butterfish Served with Asian Pear and Jicama Slaw with Fresh Citrus Ginger Buerre Blanc

Kona Coffee Marinated Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Caramelized Shallots Drizzled with Bourbon Infused Brown Butter

Toasted Macadamia Encrusted Pan Roasted Chicken Dressed with Cognac Coconut Cream Sauce and Star Fruit Garnish

TWO-BITE STATION

Classic Homemade Coconut Shrimp with Trio of Dipping Sauces: Traditional Sweet & Sour – Hawaiian Barbecue – Cilantro Garlic Citrus Chili

Homemade Banana Spring Rolls Served with Powdered Sugar, Ginger Mint Syrup & Crushed Macadamia & Pistachio Medley

Flash Fried Wontons Topped with Thai Basil and Water Chestnuts Drizzled with Homemade Tamarind Sauce

Black Forbidden Rice Steamed in Green Tea Leaves with Snow Peas and Bamboo Shoots Seasoned with Light Soy Sauce and Sealed with Fresh Scallions and Edible Flower Garnish


40TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY ~ PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES AND PLATED SURF AND TURF DINNER

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES

Tender Chicken and Sweet Sausage Paella Served on Demi Spoons with Lightly Toasted Brioche Croutons

Miniature Phyllo Cups Filled with Chunky Chicken and Fresh Pineapple Garnished with Homemade Lemon Pesto Sauce

PLATED DINNER PRESENTATION

Freshly Baked Flaxseed Dinner Rolls Served with Fresh Butter and Homemade Cabernet Mascarpone Spread

Baby Field Greens Salad with Tear Drop Tomatoes, Jicama Matchsticks, Sweet bell Peppers and Sunflower Seeds Served with Our Homemade Port Wine Blackberry Vinaigrette

Cold Water Lobster Tail, Lump Crab and Sweet Corn Croquettes Served with Decadent Red Pepper Brandied Cream Sauce

Char-Broiled Filet of Beef with Caramelized Shallots & Bourbon Brown Butter Drizzle Finished with Crumbled Gorgonzola

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes Lightly Dusted with Romano Cheese, Flat Leaf Parsley and Coarse Sea Salt

Sautéed Asparagus with Shaved Almonds, Minced Bell Pepper and Fresh Lemon Butter Drizzle

DESSERT & COFFEE SERVICE

Homemade Parfait of Dark Chocolate Mousse, Grand Marnier Whipped Cream, Raspberry Sorbet and Chambord Liqueur

Trio of Petite Sweets – Miniature Caramel Pecan Diamonds, Chocolate Praline Crème Filled Profiteroles and Dark & White Chocolate Tuxedo Strawberries

Freshly Brewed Regular and Decaffeinated Coffees and Hot Tea Served with Assorted Crystallized Sugars and Flavored Syrups