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Catering Menu


Here is a small selection of Palate Pleasers’ catered appetizers, salads and entrees. A complete Palate Pleasers printable catering menu is available for download.

These samples and menus are suggestions only. Please call us at 410-263-6941 with your favorite choices, so that we can help you plan a complete menu.


Passed Appetizers

  • Tart Michelle – a mini tart with goat cheese, cherry tomato and mint
  • Tuscan Bread – with warm Stilton and pear
  • Golden Polenta – with roasted vegetables
  • Crostini Misti – crostini with mixed toppings
  • Hot Mushroom Caps – with pesto, spinach or sausage
  • Gourmet Pizza – homemade white pizza with assorted toppings – served bite-size
  • Phyllo Triangles–stuffed with wild mushrooms, feta cheese, spinach or curried chicken and walnuts
  • Quesadillas – cheese, black bean, or shrimp-served with guacamole or salsa
  • Duck Profiteroles – herb profiterole with a duck mousse filling
  • Mini Maryland Crab Cakes – served warm with cocktail sauce
  • Mini Salmon Cake – served with a dill sauce

Appetizer Table Ideas

  • Antipasto – a beautiful and delicious choice for a platter or table.
  • Fresh vegetable arrangement with our homemade basil dip
  • Marinated or roasted vegetables such as artichoke hearts, mushrooms,
  • olives and red and yellow bell peppers
  • Italian meats such as prosciutto, salami or sausages
  • Spreads such as black or green olivada, hummus or baba ghannouj
  • Cheese roulade with roasted peppers provencal and pita chips
  • Goat cheese marinated in salsa rosa
  • Phyllo triangles filled with mushroom, spinach, cheese, or chicken curry
  • Stuffed mushroom caps with pesto, sausage or spinach
  • Crostini misti topped with spreads such as pate, mushroom, white bean, sun-dried tomato or olivada
  • Brie served as phyllo wrapped, warm apple and walnuts, or summer with
  • raspberry and apricot sauces–served with crackers or French bread
  • Heart-shaped cheese garnished with pecans and green apples
  • Assorted imported cheeses with grapes
  • Layered cheese torta with pesto and sundried tomatoes

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Salad Selections

  • Sally’s Salad – mixed greens with roasted red and yellow peppers, toasted walnuts, crumbled goat cheese, fresh pears and pomegranate seeds (in season) with a homemade vinaigrette.
  • Teena’s Salad – mesclun and Belgian endive with orange supremes, crispy pecans and a maple orange vinaigrette.
  • Italian Salad – mixed greens with sliced mushrooms, hearts of palm, artichoke hearts and shaved parmesan with a red wine vinaigrette.
  • Gourmet Greek Salad – baby greens with crumbled feta cheese, shaved red onions and yellow and red pear tomatoes with a balsamic vinaigrette.
  • Caesar Salad – crisp romaine lettuce tossed with homemade croutons, parmesan cheese and our homemade Caesar dressing.
  • Summer Salad – mixed greens topped with roasted almonds, fresh raspberries, and crumbled goat cheese with a raspberry vinaigrette.
  • Winter Salad – mixed greens topped with roasted walnuts, dried cranberries and crumbled bleu cheese with a honey vinaigrette.
  • French Salad – mixed greens with shredded carrots, tomatoes, sliced cucumbers and crumbled hard boiled egg with a creamy Dijon vinaigrette.
  • Antipasto Plate – roasted peppers, marinated mushrooms and olives, Tuscan white beans or hummus and bruschetta with goat cheese.

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Entrees & Dinner Suggestions

  • Pecan crusted salmon with Sally’s salad, golden polenta, roasted veggies and bread
  • Rack of lamb with Teena’s salad, mashed potatoes, creamed spinach and bread
  • Shrimp scampi with Italian salad, springtime spagattini, stuffed tomatoes and bread
  • Filet of beef with French salad, potato custards, haricot verts and bread
  • Crab cakes with Summer salad, new potato salad, Cole slaw and bread
  • Paella with Gourmet Greek salad, grilled vegetables and bread
  • Stuffed chicken breast with Teena’s salad, rice pilaf, asparagus and bread
  • Chicken penne artichoke casserole with Caesar salad and bread

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