Pre-Dinner

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Pre-Dinner and Cocktail Menus

COLD CANAPE SELECTION

Lamb pastrami on a savoury scone with a mint and pine nut pesto
Selection of sushi with soy, pickled ginger and wasabi
Orange dressed duck & vegetable wraps
Vietnamese vegetable rice paper rolls with coriander chilli dipping sauce
Shrimp shot-tail – shrimp salad served on an Asian spoon
Lemon cured salmon topped with herb cream cheese on a rye crisp
Mediterranean tartlet, feta olives, Serrano & red pepper pearl
Gougères filled with herb mushroom duxelle
Tuna tartare, wasabi mayo
Chicken terrine wrapped in prosciutto, tomato chilli jam

HOT CANAPE SELECTION

Herb prawn spring roll with wasabi aioli
Fried shrimp and ginger wontons with nahm jim
Mozzarella & caramelised shallot tart with tomato jam
Puff pastry, stilton, walnut and pear turnovers
Spiced tempura soft shell crab with chilli lime coriander dipping sauce
Mini beef burgers with wholegrain mustard mayonnaise
Saffron and ricotta risotto ball with spiced quince dipping sauce
Mini Shepherd’s pie
Smokey pork rillettes on croute with apricot mustard

Choice of five dishes    18.5 per person
Each extra item               4.5 per person

DRINK ACCOMPANIMENTS & SWEET CANAPE SELECTION

Gourmet Cheeseboard
Karikass Vintage Gouda – Loburn Nth Canterbury
Whitestone Windsor Blue – Oamaru – North Otago
Evansdale Brie – Waikouaiti, Otago
Brescia Taleggio (washed rind) – Italy
Served with a selection of water crackers and bread

155.0 per platter (approximately 10 people)

Antipasto Platter
Thyme roasted portobello mushrooms
Selection of cured and smoked European cold cuts
Selection of condiments – sun dried tomatoes, olives, capers, relishes
Char-grilled seasonal vegetables
Manuka smoked chicken
Cold smoked Akaroa salmon
Selection of European style breads with dips

110.0 per platter (approximately 10 people)

Seafood Platter
Oysters with cucumber lemon dressing
Shrimp shot-tails
Selection of marinated & smoked mussels
Hot smoked salmon with caper, red onion & chive
Tuna tataki

155.0 per platter (approximately 10 people)

Sweet Section
French pastry selection
Rhubarb vanilla brûlée
Fruit salad & Grand-Marnier shots

88.0 per platter (approximately 10 people)

COCKTAIL PACKAGES

The cocktail packages are designed for those wishing to have drinks and nibbles either before a dinner or perhaps at the conclusion of an event.
(Minimum number of 16 guests)

One Hour Packages
New Zealand beers, Sparkling wine, House wines, fruit juice, soft drinks and mineral water
Two hot and two cold canapes – Chef’s selection

39.0 per person

Two Hour Packages
New Zealand beers, Sparkling wine, House wines, fruit juice, soft drinks and mineral water
Three hot and three cold canapes – Chef’s selection

49.0 per person