Catering Menus

  • Breakfasts

    Breakfasts 2020

    The current breakfast items are listed below.

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    Thick Northumberland Pork Sausage Sandwiches

    (with grilled tomato or mushrooms if required)

     Bacon Butties

    (with grilled tomato, mushrooms or black pudding if required)

    Vegetarian Sausage Sandwiches (v)

    Oak Smoked Seahouses Kipper Fillet Sandwiches, Tartare Sauce

    Grilled Plum Tomato, Mozzarella & Sautéed Mushroom Sandwiches (v)

    Fresh Fruit Platters

    Seahouses Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Croissants

    Selection of Freshly Baked Danish Pastries

    Freshly Baked Croissants with Homemade Jams & Butter

    Freshly Baked Pain Au Chocolate or Pan aux Raisins

    Homemade Granola

  • Finger Buffets

    Finger Buffets 2020

    The current finger food items are listed below.

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    Selection of Meat & Vegetarian Sandwiches (v)

    Lamb & Mint Sausages, Spiced Fruit Chutney Dip

    Pork & Leek Sausages, Hickory BBQ Sauce

    Plum Chutney & Brinkburn Goats Cheese Quiche (v)

    Sticky Red Onion, Bacon & Kielder Cheese Quiche

    Cherry Tomato, Basil & Doddington Cheese Quiche (v)

    Crab & Ginger Quiche with Spring Onions & Doddington Cheese

    Mozzarella, Basil & Tomato Skewers (v)

    Lamb Koftas, Mint Yoghurt Dip

    Filo Prawns, Sweet Chilli Sauce

    Chorizo Croquettes, Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce

    Garlic & Mushroom Empanadas, Yoghurt & Mint Dip (v)

    Mini Indian Selection, Sweet Chilli Dip (v)

    Pork & Fennel Meatballs, Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce

    Sweet Potato, Spinach & Goats Cheese Croquettes, Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce (v)

    Halloumi Fries, Sweet Chilli Dip (v)

    Goats Cheese & Caramelised Onion Croquettes, Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce (v)

    Chicken Tandoori Skewers, Yoghurt & Mint Dip

    Mixed Vegetable Pakoras, Yoghurt & Mint Dip (v)

    Tempura Prawns, Sweet Chilli Sauce

    King Prawn, Red Pepper & Chorizo Kebabs

    Breaded Jalapeno Peppers, Sweet Chilli Sauce

    Duck Spring Rolls, Plum Sauce

    Mini Pie Selection

    Spinach & Smoked Cheese Croquettes, Slow Cooked Tomato Sauce (v)

     

    Treacle Tart Slices (v)

    Profiteroles, Chocolate Sauce (v)

    Gooey Chocolate Brownie (v)

    Sliced Cake Selection (v)

    Bakewell Tart Slices (v)

    Chocolate Ganache Fingers (v)

    Mini Meringues, Fruit & Cream (v)

    Chocolate Dipped Strawberries (v)

    Mini Crème Brulee (v)

    Mini Chocolate Mousse (v)

    Rich Fruit Scones, Jam & Clotted Cream (v)

    Mini Lemon Posset (v)

    Menus are available for vegan, dairy free and gluten free guests.

    All buffets are delivered on melamine or ceramic platters/bowls and come with ‘proper’ plates, serviettes and cutlery where required.  I do not use disposable plastic platters.

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  • Lean Cuisine

    Lean Cuisine Menus 2020

    Watching the carbs & protein?  The current lean cuisine items are listed below.

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    Salads – Choose 3

     Beetroot, Spinach & Apple Salad with Toasted Seeds (v) (gf) (vg)

    Courgette with Pomegranate & Walnuts (v) (gf) (vg)

    Quinoa, Fresh Herbs & Goji Berry Salad with Cashew Nuts (v) (gf) (vg)

    Caramelized Fig Salad with Baked Sweet Potato & Walnuts (v) (gf) (vg)

    Black Sesame Carrot & Avocado Salad (v) (gf) (vg)

    Tabbouleh with Feta & Pomegranate (v)

    Chermoula & Herb Cous Cous, Peas, Cherry Tomatoes & Toasted Almonds (v) (vg)

    Pomegranate & Cous Cous Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Rocket (v) (vg)

    Quinoa, Edamame Beans, Goji & Radicchio Salad (v) (gf) (vg)

    Kale, Sprouted Beans & Goji Berry Salad (v) (gf) (vg)

    Protein – Choose 3 (all delivered cold)

     Roasted Corn Fed Chicken Breast

    Beetroot & Mint Burgers (v) (gf) (vg)

    Mushroom, Lentil & Butterbean Burgers (v) (gf) (vg)

    Quinoa, Carrot & Coriander Burgers (v) (gf) (vg)

    Roasted Salmon Fillet

    Lamb Kofta Kebabs (3)

    Mixed Kebabs (chicken, prawns, peppers, meatballs, onions) (3)

    Satay Chicken Kebabs (3)

    Rare Cooked Steak Slices

    Tandoori King Prawn Kebabs (3)

    Roasted Hake Fillet

  • Canapés

    Canapes 2020

    The current cold canape items are listed below.  Hot canapes are available too.

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     Meat

     Beef & Shiitake Mushroom Meatballs, Pepper Sauce

    Chicken Liver & Fig Terrine

    Mini Wrap Bites

    Chorizo Gougeres, Goats Cheese

    Venison, Mushroom & Cranberry Tarts

    Shish Kebabs, Tzatziki

    Figs, Gorgonzola, Serrano

    Duck Rillettes

    Chicken Tikka Skewers, Mint Yoghurt

    Smoked Bacon, Beef & Northumberland Cheese Meatballs, Tomato Sauce

    Fish

     Prawn Balls, Panko Breadcrumb, Tomato & Chilli Jam

    Wasabi Salmon & Sesame Seed Balls, Citrus Dipping Sauce

    Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese Terrine, Dill

    King Prawns, Lemon & Dill Aioli

    Crab Cakes with Tarragon & Mustard Sauce

    Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Brochettes

    Crayfish, Dill Cream Filo Baskets

    Tuna & Ginger Cakes, Garlic Confit Mayo

    Garlic & Cumin King Prawns, Filo Basket, Coriander Lime sauce

    Salmon & Dill Tartlets

    Vegetarian

     Sweet Potato, Spinach & Goats Cheesecakes, Tomato Sauce (v)

    Falafel & Spinach, Spiced Lime Yoghurt (v)

    Mini Wrap Bites (v)

    Ricotta, Spinach & Sun Blushed Tomato Tarts (v)

    Cheddar & Caraway Seed Gougeres, Goats Cheese (v)

    Feta & Spinach Muffins (v)

    Watermelon, Feta & Mint Canapé (v)

    Roasted Cherry Tomato, Burrata & Basil Canapé (v)

    Roasted Red Pepper & Goats Cheese Tarts (v)

    Spinach, Sun Blushed Tomato & Cream Cheese, Spinach Baskets (v)

    Sweet Canapés

     Chocolate Ganache Tarts

    Raspberry & Limoncello Trifle

    Crème Brulee Tarts

    Lemon Posset, Crushed Amoretti

    Assorted Mini Cheesecakes

    Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Coconut

    Bakewell Tart Slices

    Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Crumble

    Selection of Assorted Filled Choux Patisserie

    Mini Mixed Flavour Eclairons

    Yoghurt, Honey, Pomegranate & Almonds

    Raspberry & Passion Fruit Tartlets

     

  • Tapas/Mezze/Bowl

    Traditional & Northumbrian Style Tapas/Mezze/Bowl Dishes 2020

    The current tapas/mezze/bowl items are listed below.

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    Meat

    Battered Northumbrian Chicken with Honey, Mustard & Sesame Soy Sauce, Toasted Sesame Seeds

    24 Hour Slow Cooked Northumbrian Pork, Asian ‘Slaw

    Northumbrian Lamb Tagine, Tabbouleh with Feta & Flat Bread

    Epicurus Chunky Chilli, Guacamole, Cumin Soured Cream

    Sticky Beef Short Ribs with Smoked Garlic, Bourbon & Maple Syrup

    Northumberland Pork & Chorizo Meatballs, Bravas Sauce

    Slow Cooked Beef Brisket, Horseradish Heritage Mash

    Beef & Stilton Meatballs, Peppercorn Sauce

    Pan Fried Halloumi & Chorizo

    Macsween Haggis, Heritage Mash & Neaps

    Lamb Kofta, Flatbread, Hummus & Feta

    Spanish Jamon Iberico Bellota Croquettes

    Fish

    Potted North Shields Crab, Toast & Salad

    Prawn & Hake Croquettes

    Local Ale Battered River Cobbler, Heritage Potato Chips, Homemade Tartare Sauce

    Mussels with Chorizo, Goats Cheese & Spicy Tomato Sauce, Fresh Parley

    King Prawns & Chorizo in Chilli, Garlic & Olive Oil, Rustic Breads

    Deep Fried Oyster Fritters, Wasabi Mayo

    Louisianan Gumbo

    Local Catch Paella

    Andalusian Squid Rings, Sweet Chilli Dressing

    Classic Prawn Cocktail

    Anchovies in Oil, Sourdough Bread

    Wasabi Salmon & Sesame Seed ‘Meatballs’ Citrus Dipping Sauce

    Vegetarian

    Heritage Potatoes Patatas Bravas (v)

    Pan Fried Mushrooms with Garlic, Harissa & Toasted Sunflower Seeds (v)

    Goats Cheese & Caramelised Red Onion Croquettes (v)

    Beetroot & Walnut Hummus, Rustic Breads (v)

    Spinach & Smoked Cheese Croquettes (v)

    Baked Camembert, Sticky Red Onion Marmalade, Rustic Breads (v) (share)

    Sweet Potato, Spinach & Goats Cheese ‘Meatballs’, Roasted Tomato Sauce (v)

    Northumberland Cheese & Spring Onion Beignets, Garlic Confit Mayo (v)

    Gorgonzola, Sweet Pear & Walnut Croquettes (v)

    Heritage Chips, Maldon & Sarsons (v)

    Baba Ganoush, Flat Bread (v)

    Caponata, Flat Bread (v)

    Sweet

     Date & Tahini Balls

    Lebanese Curcum Yellow Cake

    Crème Brulee

    Lemon Posset, Crushed Amoretti

    Yoghurt, Honey, Pomegranate & Almonds

    Chocolate Mousse, Chocolate Crumble

    Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Coconut, Chocolate Soup Shot

  • Knife & Fork Buffets

    Knife & Fork Menu Options 2018

    Cold Knife & Fork Options

    Poached & Dressed Scottish Salmon & Crayfish

    Caramelised Brown Sugar & Cloved Home Cooked Northumbrian Ham

    Rare Sirloin of Northumberland Beef, Horseradish Sauce

    Smoked Salmon & Prawns Tossed in Marie Rose Sauce

    Continental Meat Platter with Feta, Olives, Sun Blushed Tomatoes, Guacamole & Hummus

    Spiced Damson Chutney & Goats Cheese Puff Pastry Tart (v)

    Lemon Chicken, Pork & Pistachio Terrine

     Freshly Carved Rare Northumberland Chateaubriand, Béarnaise Sauce

    ‘Shields’ Fish Platter with Smoked Salmon, Prawns, Crab, Mussels, Smoked Trout & Smoked Mackerel

    Spicy Chicken & Pepper Salad

    Sliced Corn Fed Chicken Breast with Tarragon Sauce

    Homemade Deep Quiches;

    (Red Pepper, Goats Cheese & Thyme (v), Tomato & Basil (v), Wild Mushroom Quiche (v), Pancetta & Onion)

    Hot Knife & Fork Options

    Classic Beef Bourguignon, Toasted Croutons & Parsley

    North Shields Cod, Smoked Haddock & Prawn Fish Pie, Creamy Heritage Potato Mash

    Slow Cooked Shoulder of Lamb ‘Shepherd’s Pie’

    Goan Fish Curry & White Rice

    Lamb, Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Meatballs, Tomato & Dill Sauce

    Slow Cooked Beef in Guinness with Horseradish Dumplings

    Slow Cooked Diced Northumbrian Lamb in a Rich Tomato & Mint Sauce

    Chicken, Leek & Smoked Bacon Pie with Mushrooms & Tarragon

    Chunky Chilli, White Rice

    Beef & Chorizo Meatballs, Tomato Sauce

    Chicken & Sun-Dried Tomatoes in a Paprika Cream Sauce

    Aubergine Parmiagana (v)

    Chasseur Chasseur

    Game Pie

    Squash & Almond Curry (v)

    Aubergine, Fennel & Bean Stew (v)

    Pumpkin, Feta & Filo Tart (v)

    Fresh Homemade Salads

    Beetroot, Spinach & Apple Salad with Toasted Seeds (v)

    Cherry Tomato salad with Red Onion, Fresh Lime Juice & Coriander (v)

    Quinoa, Fresh Herbs & Goji Berry Salad with Cashew Nuts (v)

    Mixed Green Salad with Red Onions, Tomatoes & Chives (v)

    Heritage Potato Salad with Wholegrain Mustard & Fresh Herbs (v)

    Black Sesame Carrot & Avocado Salad (v)

    Tabbouleh with Feta & Pomegranate (v)

    Chermoula & Herb Cous Cous, Peas, Cherry Tomatoes & Toasted Almonds (v)

    Pomegranate & Cous Cous Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Rocket (v)

    Asian Inspired ‘Slaw (v)

    Fattoush (v)

    Chicory, Stilton, Pear & Pecan Salad (v)

    Accompaniments

    Garlic, Lemon, Thyme & Rosemary Roasted Potatoes (v)

    Gratin Dauphinoise Potatoes (v)

    Roasted Root Vegetables with Honey & Rosemary (v)

    Roasted Red Onions with Port, Bay Leaves & Juniper (v)

    Spiced Wedged Potatoes (v)

    Selection of Rustic Breads, Sauces & Mustards (v) (included as part of menu)

    Homemade Desserts & Cheese

    Lemon Meringue Cheesecake (v)

    Baked Double Chocolate Cheesecake (v)

    Baked Blueberry Cheesecake (v)

    French Apple Tart (v)

    Strawberry Cheesecake (v)

    Marbled Chocolate Truffle Torte (v)

    Salted Caramel Cheesecake (v)

    Passion Fruit & Pistachio Tart (v)

    Pear & Almond Tart (v)

    Pecan & Toffee Pie (v)

    Black Cherry & Almond Tart (v)

    Tart Citron (v)

    Profiteroles with Chantilly Cream & Chocolate Sauce (v)

    Selection of Classic or Northumberland Cheeses, Biscuits, Fruit, Chutney (v)

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  • Charcoal BBQ’s

    Charcoal BBQ Options 2018

    Mains

    Gourmet Sausages from ‘The Rothbury Family Butcher’

    Lamb Kofta Kebabs

    Northumberland Red Onion Beef Burgers or Lamb Burgers

    BBQ Glazed Spare Ribs

    Thai Spiced King Prawn Kebabs

    Chicken & Chorizo Kebabs with Red Pepper & Onions

    Chicken Breasts Stuffed with Tabbouleh, Feta & Pomegranate

    Indian Spiced Lamb & Apricot Kebabs

    Sesame Soy Northumberland Rump Steaks

    Chicken Satay Kebabs

    Jerk Chicken Pieces

    Fish Burgers with Herby Mayonnaise

    Veggie Mains

    Red Peppers Stuffed with Aubergine, Olives, Feta & Fresh Mint (v)

    Bean Burgers (v)

    Aubergine & Mozzarella Sandwiches (v)

    Halloumi & Vegetable Yakitori (v)

    Beetroot, Walnut & Feta Burgers (v)

    Portobello & Chargrilled Pepper Ciabattas (v)

    Chargrilled Halloumi (v)

    Roasted Beetroot with Horseradish Butter (v)

    Selection of Rustic Breads, Sauces & Mustards (v) (included as part of menu)

    Fresh Homemade Salads

    Beetroot, Spinach & Apple Salad with Toasted Seeds (v)

    Cherry Tomato salad with Red Onion, Fresh Lime Juice & Coriander (v)

    Quinoa, Fresh Herbs & Goji Berry Salad with Cashew Nuts (v)

    Mixed Green Salad with Red Onions, Tomatoes & Chives (v)

    Heritage Potato Salad with Wholegrain Mustard & Fresh Herbs (v)

    Black Sesame Carrot & Avocado Salad (v)

    Tabbouleh with Feta & Pomegranate (v)

    Chermoula & Herb Cous Cous, Peas, Cherry Tomatoes & Toasted Almonds (v)

    Pomegranate & Cous Cous Salad with Sunflower Seeds & Rocket (v)

    Asian Inspired ‘Slaw (v)

    Fattoush (v)

    Chicory, Stilton, Pear & Pecan Salad (v)

    Accompaniments

    Garlic, Lemon, Thyme & Rosemary Roasted Potatoes (v)

    Gratin Dauphinoise Potatoes (v)

    Roasted Root Vegetables with Honey & Rosemary (v)

    Roasted Red Onions with Port, Bay Leaves & Juniper (v)

    BBQ’s Sliced Rosemary Potatoes (v)

    Baked Sweet Potatoes with Feta, Coriander & Chilli Salsa (v)

    Garlic Bread with Tarragon (v)

    Roasted Balsamic & Honey Onions (v)

    Homemade Desserts & Cheese

    Lemon Meringue Cheesecake (v)

    Baked Double Chocolate Cheesecake (v)

    Baked Blueberry Cheesecake (v)

    French Apple Tart (v)

    Strawberry Cheesecake (v)

    Marbled Chocolate Truffle Torte (v)

    Salted Caramel Cheesecake (v)

    Passion Fruit & Pistachio Tart (v)

    Pear & Almond Tart (v)

    Pecan & Toffee Pie (v)

    Black Cherry & Almond Tart (v)

    Tart Citron (v)

    Profiteroles with Chantilly Cream & Chocolate Sauce (v)

    Selection of Classic or Northumberland Cheeses, Biscuits, Fruit, Chutney (v)

    Please get in touch for pricing

  • Street Food

    Street Food Menus 2018

    Lamb, Caramelised Red Onion & Goats Cheese Meatballs with Tabbouleh, Feta & Pomegranate Salad, Bravas Sauce, Hummus & Flat Bread

    Beer Battered Tempura Fish & Chips, Mushy Peas, Homemade Tartare Sauce

     Sticky Pork Ribs & Homemade Coleslaw, Duck Fat Heritage Chips

    Pig in a Bun, Parsnip or Traditional Sage & Onion Stuffing, Apple & Ginger Sauce, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes

    Pulled Pork Sandwiches, Melted Cheese & BBQ Sauce, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes, Homemade Coleslaw, Crusty Roll

    Seared Steak with Tabbouleh, Feta & Pomegranate, Salad, Chimichurri Sauce, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes

    Seafood Paella

    Classic Louisiana Prawn & Chicken Gumbo & Crusty Bread

    cy Beef Empanadas, Guacamole, Cherry Tomato Salad with Lime Juice & Coriander, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes

    Sticky Beef Short Ribs, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes, Beef Dripping Panzanella

    Dirty Burgers!  Red Onion Burger with Blue Cheese, Bacon, Stilton & Black Pudding, Homemade Coleslaw, Duck Fat Heritage Chips

    Meatball Burrito with Guacamole, Chipotle, Salsa, Cheese, Garlic & Rosemary Potatoes

    Beetroot, Walnut & Feta Burgers with Tabbouleh, Feta & Pomegranate, Salad (v)

    Aubergine ’Burgers’ with Sun Bushed Tomato, Goats Cheese & Rocket with Tabbouleh, Feta & Pomegranate, Salad (v)

    Quinoa, Butterbean & Butternut Squash Burger with Harissa, Heritage Chips (v)

    Please get in touch for pricing

  • Three Course Dining

    Three Course Dining Options

    (more available)

    Starters

    Warm Bread & Butter

    Chicken Liver Parfait, Spiced Damson Chutney, Toasted Brioche

    Roasted Red Pepper & Elsdon Goats Cheese Tart, Balsamic (v)

    Ham Hock Terrine, Homemade Piccalilli

    Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Salad, Thyme & Balsamic (v)

    Wild Mushrooms, Garlic & Parsley, Sourdough Toast (v)

    Rocket & Wild Mushroom Veloute (v)

    Seahouses Smoked Salmon, Brown Bread

    Mains

    Slow Cooked Pork with Wholegrain Mustard Mash, Apple & Ginger Compote, Thyme Gravy

    Classic Chicken Chasseur, Heritage Mash

    Confit Duck Leg, Braised Red Cabbage, Heritage Mash, Roots

    Boeuf Bourguignon, Horseradish Mash, Roasted Roots

    Chicken Breast with Stornoway Black Pudding, Creamed Leeks, Heritage Mash, Peppercorn Sauce

    Baked White Onion, Cream & White Wine sauce (v)

    Kale & Wild Mushroom Lasagne (v)

    Puds

    Warm Chocolate Brownie, Raspberry Sorbet, Warm Chocolate Soup Shot

    Drambuie Crème Brûlée, Shortbread Fingers

    Sticky Toffee Pudding, Butterscotch Sauce

    Lemon Posset, Roasted Blackberries, Crushed Amoretti Biscuits

    Raspberry & Toasted Almond Trifle

    Pear & Almond Tart, Beckleberry’s Ice Cream

    Profiteroles, Chantilly Cream, Chocolate Sauce

    Please get in touch for prices & further options

  • Afternoon Tea

    Afternoon Tea

    Selection of Dainty Finger Sandwiches;

    Sliced Fillet of Northumbrian Beef with Béarnaise Sauce

    Smoked Salmon with Tartare Dressing

    Cucumber & Mint Cream Cheese (v)

    Free Range Duck Egg Mayo with Sun Blushed Tomatoes (v)

    Corn Fed Chicken Coronation

    Roast Ham with Grain Mustard

    Savouries;

    Smoked Northumberland Cheese & Caramelised Red Onion Scones, Green Tea Flavoured Cream Cheese (v)

    Goats Cheese & Spiced Damson Chutney Tartlets (v)

    Scotch Egg, Piccalilli

    Best of British Mini Pies (chicken & tarragon, beef and stilton, shepherd’s)

    Patisserie;

    Almond & Raspberry Tarts

    Petit Fours Selection

    Chocolate Fudge Cake Mini Bites

    Rich Fruit Scones, Jam, Clotted Cream

    Mini Cheesecake Selection

    Lemon Posset, Crushed Amoretti Biscuits

    Teas & Coffee;

    Selection of Traditional Teas, Herbal Teas & Cafetiere Coffee

    Please get in touch for pricing

     

  • Weddings

    The white dress, the exchanging of vows, the happily ever after. The day of matrimony is one of the most momentous, defining days of your lives. To that end, everything about it, from the table settings to the wedding breakfast, ought to be perfect.

    That is precisely what Epicurus strives to achieve for couples across the North East.

    In the kitchen, our experienced chefs can cook up a range of delectable dishes to your exact specification, using the finest produce sourced from local farmers, butchers and brewers. Our esteemed cuisine goes beyond the traditional canapés and three courses. We can prepare the wedding breakfast meal in the style of a knife & fork buffet, BBQ, afternoon tea, and even tapas.

    Our hire department can supply all of the crockery, cutlery, glasses and linen required.

    If you would like a copy of our 2020 wedding brochure, please get in touch here.

    Example Three Course Wedding Breakfast Menu

    Warm Bread & Butter

    Pan Seared Scallops, Grain Mustard Puree

    Slow Cooked Shoulder of Beef, Celeriac Puree, Wild Mushrooms, Heritage Mash, Roasted Roots

    Lemon Posset, Roasted Blackberries, Crushed Amoretti

    Coffee, Tea & Petit Fours

  • Catering Brochures

    Many of the menus on the website are only examples of what we offer and contain no pricing.

    To request specific menus, a full catering brochure or wedding catering brochure please email us here.

    In your email please stipulate which menus you would like.