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Catering & Event Planning:

Fall Festivities

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OKTOBERFEST
CHILI PARTY
FALL BUFFET
FALL PLATED
SPOOK-FREE HALLOWEEN
HAUNTED MANSION
ZOMBIE PARTY

◉ PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
› Bratwurst Sliders | Beer Braised Onions, Melting Cheddar, Salted Pretzel Bun
› German Salad Potato Poppers | Crispy Bacon, Tangy Dressing
› Emmentaler Cheese Puffs | Creamy Cheese Filling Baked on Sourdough Croutes
› Root Vegetable Pancakes | Herbed Yogurt
› Pastrami Smoked Salmon | Herbed Potato Chip, Creme Fraiche

◉ PRETZEL BAR
› Pretzels | Classic Twists, Sticks, Buttons
› Savory Sauces | Cheddar & Beer, Spicy Mustard, Honey Mustard, Horseradish & Bacon
› Sweet Sauces | Salted Caramel, Dark Chocolate Ganache

◉ GERMAN INSPIRED DINNER SPREAD
› Chicken Schnitzel | Pounded, Breaded and Fried All-Natural Chicken served with Lemon Wedges
› Grilled Sausages | Bratwurst & Knackwurst Served with Assorted Mustards, Sauerkraut & Brioche Buns
› House Made Spaetzle | Crisped in Brown Butter & Sprinkled with Herbs
› Sauteed Cheese & Potato Perogies Perogies | Caramelized Caramelized Onions
› Cucumber Salad | Red Onions, Dill, Greek Yogurt
› Fennel and Honey Crisp Apple Salad | Maytag Blue, Currants, Sherry Vinaigrette

◉ WAFFLE HAUS
› Waffles | Warm Belgian Sugar Waffles
› Condiments | Powdered Sugar, Dark Chocolate Ganache, Salted Bourbon Caramel, Whipped Cream, Fresh Strawberries, Maple Syrup

◉ BEER STATION
› Assorted Oktoberfest Beers
› Pumpkin Moscow Mule | Tito’s Vodka, Pumpkin, Fall Spices, Lime, Ginger Beer

◉ FALL CROSTINI STATION
› Roasted Butternut Squash | Whipped Ricotta, Sage, Multigrain Crostini
› Scottish Smoked Salmon | Dill Cream Cheese, Caper Berries, Pumpernickel Crostini
› Peppercorn Crusted Filet Mignon | Roquefort Cream, Frizzled Onions, Sourdough Crostini
› Honey Crisp Apple | Camembert, Local Honey, Wave Hill Crostini
› Fresh Fig | Goat Cheese, Proscuitto di Parma, Aged Balsamic, Olive Oil Crostini

◉ SOUP & SALAD STATION
This gorgeous station is one of our fall favorites! It features 4 soups cleverly served out of carved pumpkins. Other details include Chalkboard Signage, Sugar Pumpkins & Gourds and Mason Jars Filled with Wildflowers
› Soups | White Chicken Cilantro Chili, Loaded Potato Soup, Beef & Bean Chili, Apple & Butternut Squash Bisque
› Condiments |Ultimate Cornbread Muffins, Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Jalapeños, Scallions, Tortilla Crisps, Sourdough Croutons, Sriracha
› Autumn Salad | Butternut Squash, Frisee, Pickled Cranberries, Shaved Gouda, Warm Maple Vinaigrette

◉ FALL PIE & ICE CREAM BAR
› MINI PIES | Pumpkin, Maple Pecan, Apple Crumble, Cherry
› ICE CREAM | Vanilla & Chocolate
› TOPPINGS | Whipped Cream, Hot Fudge, Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sprinkles, Rainbow Sprinkles, Cherries

◉ SPECIALTY COCKTAIL
› Fall Sangria | Rioja, Apple Cider, Pear Brandy, Apples, Pears, Pomegranate, Cinnamon Sticks

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
› Crispy Fried Brussel Sprouts | Cracked Pepper Honey, Lemon
› Spaghetti & Meatballs | Capellini Pasta Nests, Parmesan Bechamel, Mini Meatballs, Melted Mozzarella
› Tater Tot Poutine | Crispy Duck Fat Potatoes, Cheese Curds, Foie Gras, Madeira Gravy
› Bacon Wrapped Dates | Medjool Dates, Nueske’s Bacon, Gorgonzola Dolce

ARTISANAL CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE STATION
› Cheeses | Humboldt Fog, Oma, Beecher’s Clothbound Cheddar, Harbison, Point Reyes Bay Blue
› Accompaniments | Red Bee Honey Comb, Imported Olives, Red Table Salami, Grapes, Dried Fruits
› Breads | Assorted Crackers, Salt & Pepper Crostini, Flatbreads

CROSTINI STATION
› Roasted Butternut Squash, Ricotta & Sage
› Filet Mignon, Roquefort Cream & Frizzled Onions
› Honeycrisp Apple, Camembert & Local Honey
› Fig, Goat Cheese & Prosciutto

FAMILY STYLE BUFFET DINNER
› Slow-Roasted Beef Short Ribs | Horseradish Gremolata
› Pan-Roasted Salmon | Maple Glaze, Celery Root Apple Remoulade
› Cornbread Stuffed Chicken Breast | Sautéed Wild Mushroom
› Butternut Squash Lasagna | Creamed Kale, Wild Mushrooms with Whipped Goat Cheese
› Charred Brussel Sprouts | Guanciale, Saba
› Buttery Salty Roasted Potatoes | Roasted Garlic, Parsley
› Shredded Kale Salad | Poached Pears, Walnuts, Gorgonzola Dolce, Lemon Vinaigrette
› Raisin Pecan Dinner Rolls | Salted Vermont Creamery Butter

DESSERT BAR
› Mini Caramel Apples | Chocolate Drizzle
› Apple Cider Donuts | Cinnamon Sugar
› Pumpkin Cheesecake Pops | Gingersnap Crumble
› Buckeye Cupcakes | Chocolate Cake, Peanut Butter Icing, Chocolate Ganache

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
› Crispy Parmesan Risotto Cakes | Shaved Brussel Sprouts, Parmesan, Truffle
› Duck Quesadilla | Duck Confit, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese
› Smoked Salmon Tartar | House Made Potato Chip, Crème Fraiche, Dill
› Chicken Pot Pie Bites | Fall Veg, Creamy Veloute, Flaky Pastry Crust

FIRST COURSE
› Frisée Salad | Butternut Squash “Croutons”, Pickled Cranberries, Shaved Gouda & Warm Maple Vinaigrette
› French Point Dinner Rolls | Vermont Creamery Butter

SECOND COURSE
› Risotto Carbonara | Guanciale, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Parmigiano Reggiano, Confit Egg Yolk

GUEST’S CHOICE OF ENTREE
› Pan-Seared Moulard Duck Breast | House-Made Spätzle, Shiitake Mushrooms, Cinnamon Brown Butter
› Braised Beef Short Rib | Smoked Potatoes, Broccoli Rabe, Jasper Hill Blue Cheese Butter
› Hay Smoked Chicken Breast | “Citizen Cider” Sauce, Roasted Root Veg, Apple Quinoa Crisps

PLATED DESSERT
› Caramel Dipped Poached Pear | Whipped Almond Mascarpone, Vanilla Anglaise

◉ KIDS DINNER BUFFET

› Mummy Dogs | Hummel Hot Dogs wrapped in Puff Pastry
› Poultry Fingers | All-Natural Chicken Tenders
› Orange Mac and Cheese | served in Halloween cups
› Vegetable Graveyard | Chopped Veggies with Creamy Dip and Tombstone Signage

◉ DESSERT BAR
› Halloween Cupcakes
› Royal Icing “BOO” Sugar Cookies
› Gloves filled with Caramel Corn Popcorn
› Dirt Cups with Worms
› Purple People Eater Punch
› Candy Display featuring Candy Corn, M&M’s, Fruit Jellies, Jelly Bean and Candy Bats displayed in festive containers. Palmer’s will also provide fun Halloween bags so kids can take candy on-the-go!

◉ VAMPIRE PASSED “BITES”
› Spider Web Deviled Eggs with Curried Yolks
› Butchered Spud Potato Croquettes | White Truffle & Chive
› Crusty Crab Cakes with Remoulade Sauce
› Bloody Chicken Cornbread Cakes Beet Red Chipotle Aioli & Cilantro
› Squashed Pumpkin Arancini with Oozing Mozzarella Centers
› Raw Tuna Napoleons | Black Soy Glazed Tuna, Sushi Rice, Cucumber, Sriracha Aioli
› Mutilated Crispy Brussel Sprouts | Cracked Pepper Honey, Lemon

◉ GOTHIC SPREAD
This tablescape features black satin linens, silver candelabras, sculls, crows, black and white portraits and big silver platters of food

› Moldy Cheese Spread
Mimolette, Epoisee and Roquefort paired with Nuts, Fruit Compotes, Crackers and Breads

› Cured Mystery Meats
A gorgeous spread of artisanal charcuterie includes Prosciutto di Parma, Tasso Ham, Red Table Sausage, Chorizo and La Quercia Coppa served with assorted Mustards, Cornichons, Crostini and Olives

› Poached Crustaceans
Premium White Shrimp and Crab Cocktail Claws Poached to Perfection served with a Classic Horseradish Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Wedges

› Rare Bovine Sliders
Seared Filet Mignon, Horseradish Sauce, Frizzled Shallots, Mini Brioche Rolls

◉ SLURPING STATION
Guests can slurp to their hearts content at this elegant oyster station when our “butcher” will be shucking to order as he engages with guests.
› Copps Island, Blue Point & Kumamoto Oysters
served with Lemon Horseradish Cocktail Sauce, “Deadly” Hot Sauce and Mignonette

◉ WITCHES DEN DESSERT BAR
This fabulous tablescape features bubbling cauldrons, spell books, sample jars and bottled potions.
› Mini Skull Cupcakes
› “Poison” Apples | Red Candy Apples with Twig Sticks
› Severed Fingers | Mini Cannolis with Red Filling

◉ ZOMBIE FEAST BUFFET
› Brain Dip | Roasted Red Pepper Hummus with Veggies and Pita Chips
› Intestine Slices | Baguette Stuffed with Different Sandwich Combinations, Sliced Thin
› Deviled Eyeballs | Deviled Eggs with Creepy Decorations
› Severed Fingers | Hot Dogs Wrapped in Puff Pastry
› Shredded Flesh | Pulled Pork served with Coleslaw, Portuguese Rolls & BBQ Sauce

◉ APOCALYPSE DESSERT BAR
› Skin Cupcakes | Red Velvet Cupcakes
› Ogling Eyeballs | Chocolate Brownie Bites
› Blood Spatter Samples | Sugar cookies
› Ab-Normal Brains | Marshmallow Popcorn Balls
› Severed Ears | Chocolate Cake Pops

◉ BEVERAGES
› Zombie Virus Green Strain (Lemon Lime Tropical Punch)
› Zombie Virus Red Strain (Cranberry Raspberry Sparkling Punch)
› Body Part Ice Cubes

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