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Catering & Event Planning:

Fall & Winter

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OKTOBERFEST
FALL CHILI PARTY
SPOOK-FREE HALLOWEEN
HAUNTED MANSION
ZOMBIE PARTY
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE
FALL BUFFET
WINTER DINNER PARTY
CORPORATE HOLIDAY PARTY

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
German Potato Salad Poppers | Crispy Bacon, Tangy Dressing
Emmentaler Cheese Puffs | Creamy Cheese filling baked on Sourdough Croutes
Pastrami Smoked Salmon | Herbed Potato Chip, Creme Fraiche
Root Vegetable Pancakes | Herbed Yogurt
Warm German-Style Soft Pretzels | Served with Mustards and Dips

BUFFET DINNER
Chicken Schnitzel | Cucumber, Dill & Yogurt Salad
Assortment of Sausages | Served with Assorted Mustards, Sauerkraut
Rolls | Potato Rolls, Brioche Buns, Pretzel Rolls
Spaetzle Mac & Cheese | Whole Grain Mustard, Caramelized Onions
Sauteed Cheese & Potato Perogies | Caramelized Onions
Braised Red Cabbage | with Apples
Autumn Salad | Butternut Squash, Frisee, Pickled Cranberries, Shaved Gouda, Warm Maple Vinaigrette

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

OKTOBERFEST BEER & CIDER STATION
Sam Adams Oktoberfest
Two Roads Ok2berfest
Hacker-Pschorr Original Oktoberfest
Angry Orchard Cider

WELCOME DRINKS
Autumn Afternoon | Rye, Hard Apple Cider, Grand Marnier, Apple Slices, Cinnamon
Fall Sangria | Rioja, Apple Cider, Pear Brandy, Apples, Pears, Pomegranate, Cinnamon Sticks

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Beer-Braised Pork | Cornbread Cake, Coleslaw, Ancho BBQ Sauce
HoneyCrisp Apple Crostini | Camembert, Local Honey, Toasted Wave Hill Bread
Wild Mushroom Flatbread | Taleggio & Caramelized Onions
Fried Brussels Sprouts | Cracked Pepper Honey, Lemon (DF)
Short Rib Grilled Cheese | Toasted Sourdough, Balsamic Onions, Vermont Cheddar Cheese

CHILI STATION
Soups | White Chicken Chili, Texas Beef Chili, Turkey Chili, Three Bean Chili
Condiments | Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream, Jalapeños, Scallions, Tortilla Crisps, Sriracha
Ultimate Cornbread | Whipped Honey Butter

FALL PIE & ICE CREAM BAR
Mini Pies | Apple, Pumpkin, Maple Pecan, Cherry
Ice Cream | Vanilla & Chocolate
Toppings | Whipped Cream, Hot Fudge, Caramel Sauce, Chocolate Sprinkles, Rainbow Sprinkles, Cherries

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 heart’s 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

UPON ARRIVAL
Mistletoe Martini | Tito’s Vodka, St. Germaine, Cranberry Juice, Frozen Cranberries, Mint

STATIONARY HORS D’OEUVRES
Fresh Vegetable Crudite | Spinach & Herb Dip
Poached Shrimp | Horseradish Lemon Cocktail Sauce
Cheese & Charcuterie | Assorted Crackers, Dried & Fresh Fruit, Nuts

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Chicken Pot Pie Bites | Chicken & Veggies, Creamy Veloute, Flaky Pastry Crust
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes | Créme Fraîche, American Sturgeon Caviar
Winter Flatbread | Roasted Root Veggies, Ricotta, Rosemary Honey
Crispy Potato Pancakes | Scottish Smoked Salmon, Crème Fraiche, Dill (GF)
Bacon-Wrapped Dates | Medjool Dates, Neuske’s Bacon, Gorgonzola Dolce
Parmesan Risotto Cake | Shaved Brussels Sprout Salad, Black Truffle
Filet Oscar Crostini | Seared Filet Mignon, Blue Crab, Asparagus, Béarnaise

SPIRAL HAM STATION
Neuske’s Ham | Praline Mustard Glaze
Condiments | Dijon Mustard, Honey Mustard, Fruit Chutney
Rolls | Buttermilk Biscuits, Cornbread Muffins
Sides | Vermont Mac and Cheese Skillet

HOLIDAY DESSERT BAR
Deluxe Tiramisu Cups | Marsala Mascarpone Cream, Kahlua Coffee Syrup, Lady Fingers
Mini Pear Almond Tarts | Vanilla Bean Poached Pears, Almond Frangipane, Apricot Jam
White Chocolate Raspberry Trifles | Vanilla Sponge, White Chocolate Mousse, Framboise Syrup, Fresh Raspberries
Linzer Bars | Pecan Cookie Crust & Raspberry Preserves
Miniature Bouche de Noels | Chocolate Flourless Cake, Chantilly Cream, Chocolate Ganache

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
Bread | 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
Winter Flatbread | Roasted Root Veggies, Ricotta, Rosemary Honey
Chicken Pot Pie Bites | Chicken & Veggies, Creamy Veloute, Flaky Pastry Crust
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes | Créme Fraîche, American Sturgeon Caviar (GF)
Crispy Potato Pancakes | Scottish Smoked Salmon, Crème Fraiche, Dill (GF)

FIRST COURSE
Brussels Sprout Caesar | Wave Hill Croutons, Shaved Pecorino

SECOND COURSE
Orecchiette | Bolognese Sauce, Whipped Ricotta, Basil, EVOO
Amy’s Parmesan Twist Rolls | Salted Vermont Creamery Butter

GUEST’S CHOICE OF ENTREE
Salt & Pepper Crusted Filet Mignon | Melted Onions, Roaring 40’s Blue, Potato Parsnip Puree
Chicken Saltimbocca | Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken, Fig Balsamic, Olive Oil Poached Potatoes

PLATED DESSERT
Coffee & Donuts | Coffee Cardamom Pots du Crème, Warm Donut Muffins

PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Bacon & Blue Sliders | Angus Beef, Bacon & Caramelized Onion Jam, Blue Cheese, Secret Sauce
Mini Lobster Grilled Cheese | Maine Lobster, Hatch Chilies, 3 Cheese Blend, Sourdough
Korean Fried Chicken | Gochujang BBQ Glaze, Peanuts, Buttermilk Dipping Sauce
Cuban Empanadas | Slow Roasted Pork, Swiss Cheese, Ham, Pickles & Dijon. Served with an Avocado Chimmichurri Dipping Sauce
Avocado Toast | Smashed Avocado, Blood Orange & Basil

BACON BAR
This fun station features 3 flavors of candied bacon suspended from clothespins on a vertical food wall
Vermont Maple & Bulleit Bourbon Bacon
Brown Sugar & Ghost Pepper Bacon
Dark Chocolate & Caramel Bacon

ASIAN STATION
Rolls | California, Tuna Lover, Philly, Rainbow, Avocado Cucumber, Crazy
Noodle Boxes | Cold Sesame Noodles
Dumplings | Edamame Lemon Grass, Pork Ginger
Condiments | Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger, Sriracha, Ponzu

MAC & CHEESE SKILLET STATION
Mac| Vermont Cheddar, White Truffle, BBQ Chicken, Lobster
Toppings | Crispy Bacon, Frizzled Onions, Diced Tomatoes, Broccoli, Jalapenos, Sautéed Mushrooms, Cheddar Cheese, Scallions, Sriracha

PLATED DESSERT
Warm Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Milk Shooters
Passed Mini Milkshakes | Pumpkin Spice, Nutella, Coffee Caramel or Peppermint

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