Sample Menus

Board of Directors Lunch

Insalata Italiana
Mixed greens, grape tomatoes, kalamata olives, and pepperoncini served with parmesan ranch

Chicken Marsala
Classically prepared with a marsala & mushroom pan sauce

Green Beans Gremolata
Tender green beans tossed with gremolata–garlic, lemon zest and parsley

Parmesan Roasted Garlic Mashers
Hand mashed potatoes with cream, butter, sweet roasted garlic and parmesan cheese

Ciabatta Breads
Classic Italian white bread served with herbed garlic dipping oil


Austin Zoo & Wildlife Sanctuary Fall Fundraiser


Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Fall Spiced Pumpkin Soup Sippers
Hints of cinnamon and nutmeg with pumpkin and toasted pumpkin seed garnish

Bleu Cheese & Walnut Crostini
Blue cheese and walnut spread on multi-grain crostini with Granny Smith apple wedge


Dinner Buffet

Fall Salad
With toasted pepitas, cranberries, gorgonzola cheese accompanied by cranberry vinaigrette

Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash
Quinoa stuffed squash with cranberries with hints of rosemary, thyme, & sage – Topped with a walnut parmesan crumble

Char-Grilled Maple Ginger Chicken Breast
Grilled chicken breast with maple-ginger glaze

Roasted Root Vegetables
Olive oil and herb dusted sweet potato, onions, beets, carrots and parsnips roasted to perfection

Yeast Rolls
Freshly baked yeast rolls with whipped butter

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes


Corporate-Customer Thank You Reception


Heavy Hors d’oeuvre Buffet

Black Pepper & Balsamic Beef Tenderloin Sliders
Marinated and sliced beef tenderloin with mini rolls, horseradish sauce and mixed mustard sauce

Buffalo Chicken Slider
Tender buffalo chicken mixed with diced celery in a mini slider bun.
Served with ranch dressing & blue cheese crumbles

Vertical Crudite Display
Fresh, seasonal vegetables to include bell peppers, carrots, broccoli, grape tomatoes, snow peas and more served in cylinder vases accompanied by parmesan ranch dip

Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms
Plump caps filled with a parmesan cheese mixture

Brie & Pear Quesadillas
Creamy French brie cheese & poached pears, inside a toasted flour tortilla

Basil Pesto Torta
Layers of provolone, basil pesto cream cheese & roasted red bell pepper.
Served with assorted crackers & flatbreads


Steel Magnolia Happy Hour


Accompanied by Classic Mint Juleps & Sweet Tea


Mini Chicken Pot Pie
Creamy chicken pot pies with flaky crust in individual ramekins

Shrimp & Grit Cakes
A miniature version of the classic dish–shrimp, spices and bacon atop a cheddar grit cake

Macaroni & Cheese Bites

Deconstructed Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried mini corn meal cake with green tomato crudo and jalapeno buttermilk crema
(Seasonal availability–can substitute tomatillo)

Peach Cobbler Bars
Freshly baked peach cobbler bars


Happy Birthday, Dear-Wine Dinner


A plated coursed meal for a small group under 20 guests


“Bubbles & Nibbles”

Simple First Course of Prosecco & Small Bites

Proscuitto Wrapped Asparagus Tips

Beef Tapenade
Sliced beef tenderloin atop a crostini with homemade olive tapenade

Grilled Halloumi Bites
Greek cheese, panini grilled, with capers & lemon juice


“Light White and Greens”

Soave and pasta with fresh greens

Basil Pesto Pasta
Orzo with homemade basil pesto topped with microgreens and shaved Parmesan Reggiano


“Big Reds”

Served with Chianti

Veal Meatballs in Cabernet Sauce with Garlic Kale


“Sweet Dreams”

Vinsanto, sweet Italian wine accompanies…

Gorgonzola drizzled with honey accompanied by rosemary sugared walnuts, and bitter chocolate squares


Neighborhood Holiday Celebration


Cranberry Meatballs

Pecan Crusted Chicken Skewers
Bite-sized pecan crusted chicken breast drizzled with cream gravy

Chipotle Honey Grilled Shrimp Brochette
Skewered, marinated shrimp with a hint of allspice & cinnamon

Artichoke Parmesan Bake
Creamy artichoke and parmesan dip with toasted pita chips

Crab Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs with roasted red bell peppers and lump crab meat

Baked Brie
Creamy French brie topped with cinnamon sugared fruit & nuts encased in flaky pastry & baked to gooey perfection accompanied with baguette rounds

Mrs. Claus Sweet Shoppe
A delicious collection of petite sweets including brownies, turtle brownies, Mississippi mud bars, lemon bars, chocolate mousse cups & more, garnished with decorated sugar cookies



Comfort Food with Flair


Butler Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Green Chile Mac & Cheese Bite
Creamy mac & cheese with tangy green chile bites

Gourmet Doughnut Hole
A savory twist of America’s favorite! Our housemade glazed doughnut holes filled with triple cream brie cheese & chopped applewood smoked bacon & drizzled with maple syrup


Comfort Food Buffet

Grilled Peach & Pecan Salad
Fresh field greens with grilled peaches, dried cranberries, toasted pecan, feta cheese & Served with champagne vinaigrette

Sea Salt & Black Pepper Beef Tenderloin Carving Station
With au jus & creamy horseradish sauce

Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast
Lightly encrusted in pecans and panko served with black pepper cream gravy

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes
Hand mashed potatoes with cream, butter & smoked gouda cheese

Southern Style Green Beans
With bacon & caramelized onions

Cheddar Biscuits
Flaky biscuits with cheddar cheese accompanied by whipped butter



Tex Mex Fiesta


Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Chicken Diablos
Applewood smoked bacon wrapped chicken breast with pickled jalapenos
Black Bean Tamale Bites
Black bean and tamale bites with queso fresco


Placed Hors d’oeuvre Station

Avocado Bar
Fresh avocado halves accompanied by toppings of pico de gallo, spiced black beans, cracked black pepper, Chardonnay smoked sea salt, spiced tortilla strips & queso fresco


Fiesta Buffet

Mexican Salad
Fresh greens with tomatoes, pepitas, jicama, black beans and roasted corn with tortilla strips accompanied by lime cilantro vinaigrette and jalapeno ranch dressings

Char-grilled Beef & Chicken Fajitas
Char-grilled beef skirt steak and chicken breast , red and green bell pepper and onion rajas with warm flour tortillas, shredded cheese, pico de gallo, salsa, guacamole and sour cream (Corn tortillas available on request)

Lime Cilantro Rice

Borracho Beans
Pinto beans, spices, onions, jalapenos, tomatoes and ham



Hill Country Chic


Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Bacon Wrapped Quail
Applewood smoked bacon wrapped quail bites

Peach & Goat Cheese Puff Pastry
Warm puff pastry topped with goat cheese & thin peach slices baked to perfection, drizzled with honey & freshly ground black pepper



Meal can be served either buffet style or plated

Grilled Caesar Salad
Quick grilled Romaine leaves with house made garlic croutons and parmesan tuille

Chorizo Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Chorizo and cheese stuffed pork tenderloin, served with a smoky chipotle cream

Smoked Beef Tenderloin Medallions
With Gorgonzola cream sauce & whole grain mustard mousseline

Green Chile Potatoes Au Gratin

Asparagus Bundles
Steamed asparagus bundles with squash ring and lemon herb butter

Artisan Rolls
An assortment of garlic studded, pumpernickel & sourdough breads served with compound butters