PEARSON'S by liwenting


                                         Catering & Gifts

                       Hors d’ Oeuvre and Cocktail Reception Menu

HAPPY HOUR PARTY                                         $15.00 -18.00
Chef will create to order

HORS D’ OEUVRE PARTY                                      $20.00
Six hors d’ oeuvres (twelve pieces per person)

HEAVY HORS D’ OUEVRE PARTY                                 $25.00-37.00
Six Hors d’ Oeuvres
Carved Meat Sandwiches
Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Seafood selection
Imported & Domestic Cheeses

COCKTAIL BUFFET                                             $37.00-42.00
Six Hors d’ Oeuvres
Carved Meat Sandwiches
Fresh Seasonal Fruit
Imported & Domestic Cheeses
Seafood selection
One Hot Fork Food
                                         Hors d’ Oeuvres
Choose 2 Items:
Curried chicken and walnuts baked in phyllo triangles

Cheese tortellini salad with cherry tomatoes, broccoli, peas, and carrots

Chicken, beef, or veggie samosas (turnovers made with pie dough) with a curried yogurt sauce

Belgium leaf with curried apple chicken salad

Sweet potatoe biscuits layered with ham and marmalade
Blueberry biscuits layered with smoked turkey

Cheese selections:
        Kim’s cheese pate alternating layers of garlic herbed cream cheese, basil pesto, and sundried
        tomato pesto with assorted crackers, and a fruit garnish
        Baked brie topped with:
              a caramel almond sauce, served with crackers and a fruit garnish
              a berry sauce, served with gingersnaps and fruit garnish
        Manchego marinated in olive oil and herbs
        Goat cheese marinated in lemon, herbs, capers, peppercorns, coriander seeds, and tomatoes
              With crostini
        Pan fried halloumi with fennel, olive oil, and mint compote

Wild mushroom strudel with walnuts, boursin and fresh herbs baked in a golden brown puff pastry

Mediterranean chicken salad with fennel, raisins, and pinenuts on crostini

Spiced ground lamb served on pita chips and topped with a fresh mango salsa

Spinach and red pepper feta quiche squares

Chicken salad in phyllo cups

Chorizo sausage in encroute with grainy mustard

        Hummus, olive tapenade and bruschetta with crostini
        White bean and roasted eggplant Hummus with pita chips
        Layered hot black bean, and goat cheese with corn chips
        Guacamole with corn chips
        Capanota(sweet and sour eggplant) with crostini
        White bean and artichoke with pita
         Hot Black beans layered with goat cheese, jalapeno jack, cheddar, salsa, and cilantro

Black bean cakes with fresh tomatoes, cilantro, and lime cream

Pinwheels (like wraps but cut into thin bite- sized pieces) roast beef with horseradish garlic spread,
turkey with a curried mayo, etc.
Stuffed mushrooms with:
       creamy spinach and sundried tomatoes with feta and mascarpone cheeses
       sausage and cheese

Polenta squares topped with herbed garlic mascarpone, spinach, and sundried tomatoes

Tempura string beans with dipping sauce

Bacon wrapped dates stuffed with cream cheese and almonds

Mini manchego and apple grilled sandwiches

Caponata and provolone baguette grilled sandwiches

Platter of roasted veggies with olive oil and fresh herbs

Crositini topped with goat cheese and hot pepper jam

Asparagus wrapped in prosciutto and phyllo baked till golden (available when in season)

Roasted pepper strips wrapped around mozzarella squares topped with basil and drizzled with
balsamic/olive oil

Shrimp toast

Assorted crostini topped with (pick two):
        Roasted peppers and gorgonzola
        Pecorino Romano with apples and fig jam
        Shrimp salsa with lime, cilantro, garlic, roasted red peppers, lemon, and green onions
        Tenderloin and gorgonzola cheese
        Smoked chicken, dried cranberries, and caramelized red onion

Assorted bite sized quesadillas(pick two):
        Chicken and roasted red pepper with jalapeno jack cheese
        Chorizo and manchego cheese
        Lobster and mushroom
        Portobello mushroom with caramelized onion and goat cheese

Assorted homemade crackers, cheese straws, and marinated olives
Savory mushroom and goat cheese tart

Italian pinwheels, pizza dough rolled up with Italian meats and cheeses, baked and sliced into bite size

Mini savory clafoutis(crustless quiche)pick two fillings:
         Fontina           Olives            Mushrooms
         Gruyere           Shrimp            Tomatoes
         Goat cheese       Bacon             Roasted Peppers
         Gouda             Sausage

Phyllo bites with pear, brie, walnuts, and drizzled with honey

Zucchini rolls with herbed goat cheese and red pepper

Thai Summer rolls, rice paper wrappers with glass noodles and veggies with an asain dipping sauce

Choose 2:
Meatballs served in one of the following sauces: sweet and sour, swedish, or portabella marsala

Jamaican jerk turkey meatballs tossed in a sweet pineapple sauce

Lamb meatballs with tzatziki (yogurt cucumber) sauce

Coconut chicken bites with an orange horseradish dipping sauce

Baby fresh mozzarella balls and tomato bites with kalamata olive and fresh basil dressings

Stilton, apple, and leek tart

Pork and veggie dumplings

Spicy tuna -sushi quality served in cucumber cups and topped with chili mayo

Asain marinated tuna in sesame-orange tartlets

Seared tuna on a rice cracker topped with a tropical salsa

Asian beef in crisp wonton cups drizzled with a soy-ginger sauce

Thai chicken or beef bites with a peanut dipping sauce
Miniature beef wellington

Asian grilled chicken bites rolled in toasted sesame seeds and served with a honeyed ginger teriyaki

Mojito marinated pork bites with a spicy mango dipping sauce

Seafood quesadilla, flour tortillas filled with chunks of seafood and cheesy cream sauce served with
fresh tomato salsa, and sour cream

Hot crab and artichoke dip served with assorted crackers and a fruit garnish

Belgium endive stuffed with crabmeat

Crab Strudel, crab meat, cream cheese and herbs baked in a puff pastry till golden brown

Artichokes stuffed with crabmeat, cheeses, and garlic

Shrimp dumplings with coconut curry sauce

Bacon wrapped ginger-soy scallops

Sweet and Spicy Asian Wings

Jerk marinated beef or chicken bites served with pineapple chutney

Choose 2:
Chocolate truffle brownies served with your choice of topping: raspberry, reeses, or oreo ganache

Tropical fruit and coconut pound cake

Mango, coconut and pineapple upside down cake

Blueberry cheesecake shortbread bars

Graham cracker, caramel, espresso ganache bars

Walnut and cherry brioche bread pudding with a chocolate sauce

Apple custard bread pudding with a caramel sauce
Pear and almond frangipane tart bites

Sugar and cinnamon crusted apple spice cake squares

Strawberry triffle layered with pound cake, strawberries, almonds, custard, and whipped cream

Peanut butter triffle layered with brownies, peanut butter mousse, topped with a whipped cream and
reeses garnish

Assorted mini cupcakes; lemon raspberry with lemon cream cheese frosting , pumpkin with rum ginger
cream cheese frosting, hazelnut with chocolate hazelnut buttercream frosting, blueberry with white
chocolate buttercream frosting, etc.

Carved Meat Sandwiches:

Herbed roasted turkey breast
Maple orange glazed ham
Sesame crusted pork loin
Peppered herbed crusted top round
Herbed marinated roasted or grilled beef tenderloin add $10 per person

Served with dinner rolls, your choice of pear/date chutney, or cranberry/orange chutney, or
apple/raisin chutney, herbed mayo, Dijon chive mustard, and horseradish sauce (for the beef)

Hot fork items (other varieties available):
Grilled lamb rib chops:
         Salt, brown sugar and spices
         Black olives pureed with olive oil
         Garlic cloves, herbs de Provence, olive oil
         Curry powder, salt, ginger, orange juice, and fresh mint
         Rosemary and garlic crusted

Chinese style spareribs with Asian dipping sauce

Lamb and rosemary skewers

Beef tenderloin skewers severed with horseradish sauce

Seafood selections:
         Clams casino
         Polenta crusted shrimp with herbed honey mustard dipping sauce
        Smoked salmon with traditional accompaniments
        Shrimp Cocktail with horseradish cocktail sauce and chili-lime dipping sauce
        Seafood Sliders:
                 Lobster and bacon
                 Shrimp with a spicy mayo
                 Crab with w wasabi mayo
        Roasted shrimp cocktail
        Lemon grass shrimp skewers with chili dipping sauce
        Tuna skewers with coriander, sesame, and lime
        Tuscan grilled shrimp, marinated in basil, oregano, and garlic served with garlic aioli
        Lemon dill olive oil and garlic marinated shrimp

Delivery set up and is a minimum of $100

Chef attendance starting at the time of arrival $35 per hour at a minimum of 4 hours

Service attendance starting at the time of arrival $20 per hour at a minimum of 4 hours

Linens, chaffers, and dishware available upon request and fees will be added according to need

Bar set up is $50 (if alcohol is already provided)

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