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Cocktail Reception Menu

Cocktail receptions are a nice change to the “traditional” dinner provided at weddings and events. Your guests would have the choice of all options while being able to mingle and chat leisurely during the extended service hours. We invite you to create your own custom package to what would work best with your guests we can make all packages which would best for you. Recommended amounts of variety and volume determined by number of Guests and serving time.

Menu Sample 1

Canapés: All passed to guests
  • Vegetable skewers with cherry tomatoes and bocconcini cheese drizzled with balsamic dressing
  • Cucumber vegetable wraps drizzled with homemade citrus vinaigrette
  • Prosciutto wrapped asparagus
  • Gazpacho – tomato basil (served cold) served from ramekins
Mac and Cheese: Homemade mac and cheese served in individual containers
Slider Station
  • 100% all-beef slider hamburger patties and pulled pork served on mini slider buns
  • Condiments: ketchup, mustards, mayonnaise and cheese
Taco Station (build your own taco)
  • BBQ blackened chicken breast cut fajita style served on soft shells
  • Toppings: lettuce, diced tomatoes, sour cream, shredded cheese, hot sauce, guacamole
Penne Pasta with Rose Sauce: Al dente noodles served in a homemade Rose Sauce served from Stemless Martini Glasses.
Mashed Potato Bar
Freshly cooked and mashed garlic mashed potatoes served from Stemless martini Glass topped which choice of toppings: honey glazed chicken or sweet n sour meatballs or cheese / sour cream / bacon / green onions.

Menu Sample 2

Station 1
  • Smoked meat sandwiches (served warm)
  • Penne pasta in creamy rosé sauce served from a stemless martini glass
  • Domestic cheese platter with crackers
  • Vegetable platter with dip

Station 2
  • Beef and pulled pork sliders condiments: ketchup, mustard, cheese
  • Hummus, tabbouleh, tzatziki with pitas
  • Vegetable platter with dip
  • Pumpernickel with spinach dip

Passed Canapés: All passed
  • Cucumber veggie wraps
  • Bruschetta
  • Mini cherry tomato bocconcini
  • Chicken skewers with maple bbq bourbon sauce
  • Mini quiche
  • Pigs in a blanket

Menu Sample 3

Platters and Stations
  • Assorted gourmet sandwiches, wraps and buns
  • Beef sliders with buns, condiments: ketchup, mustard, cheese
  • Pigs in a blanket with dipping sauce
  • Hummus, tabbouleh and tzatziki with pita
  • Shrimp with seafood sauce
  • Domestic cheese platter with crackers & rice crackers
  • Vegetable platter with dip

Canapés: Passed to guests
  • Mini tacos
  • AJ’s bruschetta
  • Chicken Skewers with dipping sauce
  • Spring rolls with dipping sauce
  • 5 cheese delights
  • Cocktail meatballs in a sweet n sour sauce

Menu Sample 4

Appetizers
  • Chicken skewers served with a dipping sauce - Passed
  • Spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce - Passed
  • Spanakopita fresh pastries stuffed with spinach and feta cheese – Passed
  • Assorted mini quiche - Passed
  • Jumbo shrimp served with seafood sauce- Passed
  • Cheese platter with fancy crackers
  • Fruit platter with a homemade dip
  • Hummus and tabbouleh served with crackers and pita bread
  • Spinach dip in pumpernickel bread

Action Stations
  • Penne pasta tossed in a vegetarian rose cream sauce. Served in martini glasses
  • Poutine: French fries, beef gravy, cheese curds
  • Condiments: ketchup/ hot sauce/mayo

Dessert Buffet
  • Bite sized mini brownies topped white and red icing
  • Heart shaped sugar cookies with red and white icing
  • Fresh fruit platters with homemade dip
  • Coffee and tea (china cups / saucers)
AJ’s Catering | 613-821-1445