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Cooking Classes

To get you started in your transition to a healthier way of eating and a more vibrant lifestyle.

Catering

Wish you could serve healthy food at your next event or party, and spend more time with your guests?

Meals to Go

Fresh healthy and delicious meals to take home every week.

Fall & Winter Tapas Catering Menu

 Carmen’s Cuisine’s focus is fresh food that matches seasonal bounty, integrates nutrition, and is abundant with love and deliciousness.

Choose from 3 different types of events, then choose your menu options below:

Tapas Cocktail

•   Perfect for pre-dinner tapas or short gatherings
•   Event duration: 1-2 hours
•   Recommended 4-6 different menu options

Tapas Party

•   Perfect for an afternoon or evening gathering
•   Event duration: 2-3 hours
•   Recommended 6-8 different menu options

Tapas Dinner

•   Perfect for when you want a unique dining experience
•   Event duration: 3-4 hours
•   Recommended 8-10 different menu options

Menu Options

Most menu options include 2-3 pieces per person.
Most options can accommodate gluten-free & dairy-free alternatives upon request
All menu options are priced per person

Crostini & Tartlets

Wild Mushroom, Roasted Fennel & Cheese Tartlets                                            $3
Savoury Tuna Tapenade on Fresh Apple Slice or Crostini                                   $3
Lemony Lentil & Spinach Tostada Cups                                                               $3
Salmon Tartlet w/ Mushrooms, 2 Cheeses & Herbs                                             $4
Roasted Beet Chip  w/Cashew Cheese or Chèvre w/ Fresh Herb Oil                  $4
Smoked Salmon on Crostini w/Capers, Cream Cheese, Dill & Red Onion          $5

Skewers & Lollipops

Greek Salad Skewers w/ Olives, Cherry Tomatoes, Feta & Fresh Basil               $3
Nut-Crusted Blue Cheese Mini Ball & Grape Skewer                                            $3
Sesame Chili Vegetable Skewer                                                                            $3
Thai Marinated Baked Chicken Drumstick Lollipops                                              $4
Seasoned Meatball Lollipops – Beef or Vegetarian Lentil Walnut                          $4
Local Grilled Salmon Bites w/ Ginger Honey Lemon Dipping Sauce                     $4

Croquettes & Cakes

Sunflower Beet Cakes w/ Pesto Mayo                                                                     $3
Crispy Baked Cheese Stuffed Risotto Balls                                                             $4
Yam & Walnut Croquettes w/ Sour Cream & Balsamic Beet Reduction                   $4
Mini Salmon Cakes w/ Ginger Sesame Glaze                                                          $5
Peanut Noodle Cakes w/ Sweet Chili Prawns                                                          $5
Sushi Squares: Crab, Salmon or Vegetarian w/ Pickled Ginger & Wasabi               $5

Bundles & Cups

Grilled Eggplant Bundles w/Roasted Red Pepper, Chèvre, & Toasted Nuts             $3
Baked Potato Wedges w/ Chèvre, Havarti, Capers & Sundried Tomato                   $3
Pear & Soft Cheese Prosciutto Wrap w/ Tangerine Olive Oil Drizzle                        $4
Ginger Chicken Dumpling Flowers w/ Hoisin on White Spoons                                $4
Chicken Saltimbocca Bundles w/ Prosciutto, Sage & Lemon                                    $4
Calabrese Salami Lollipop w/ Bocconcini, Cherry & Sundried Tomatoes                  $4
Grilled Prawn Dumplings w/ Sweet Sesame Vinaigrette on Spoons                         $5

Small Sips – Savoury soups in mini bowls

Coconut Chili Soup w/Lime & Garlic Chili Flax Oil                                                    $3
Roasted Butternut Squash w/ Sunflower Yogurt Drizzle & Pumpkin Seeds              $3
Roasted Tomato & Tarragon w/ Extra Virgin Olive Oil Drizzle                                   $3
Ginger Carrot Soup w/ Coconut Milk                                                                         $3
Coconut, Black Bean, Sweet Potato & Almond Soup                                                $3
Fish & Corn Chowder w/ Fresh Herbs & Crispy Bacon Topping                                $4
Thai Curry Soup w/ Rice Noodles & Seared Shrimp                                                  $4

Salads

Roasted Beet, Apple, Feta & Toasted Nuts w/ Orange Balsamic Dressing                $2
Kale Salad w/ Cranberries, Almonds & Honey Dijon Vinaigrette                                $3
Ancient Grains w/ Mint Lime Vinaigrette                                                                     $3
Fennel & Apple Salad w/ Cider Dijon Dressing                                                           $3
Rice Noodle Salad w/ Cabbage, Peppers & Sesame Carrot Ginger Dressing           $3
Quinoa Salad w/ Chopped Veggies, Cranberries & Fresh Herbs                                $4
Wilted Spinach Salad w/Dried Cherries, Pecans & Curried Onions                            $4

Finger Sandwiches & Sliders

Egg Salad w/ Roasted Tomatoes or Capers & Roasted Garlic                                   $3
Roasted Zucchini, Eggplant, Caramelized Onions & Red Pepper Spread                  $3
Shrimp, Crab & Arugula w/ Fresh Herbs & Aioli                                                          $4
Blueberry Basil Beef Slider                                                                                          $4
Ginger Sesame Chicken Slider                                                                                    $4
Lemon Roasted Greek Chicken Slider                                                                         $4

Platters – price per person

Fresh Fruit Platter                                                                                                         $4
Charcuterie Platter w/ Variety of Crackers & Rustic Breads                                         $5
Cheese, Grapes & Crackers                                                                                         $5
Fresh Fruit & Nut Platter                                                                                               $5
Fresh Vegetable Platter – Includes choice of 2 Dips (below)                                        $5
Antipasto Platter w/ Variety of Crackers & Rustic Breads                                             $5
Cheese & Charcuterie Platter                                                                                        $6
Gourmet Cheese Platter w/ Variety of Crackers & Rustic Breads                                 $6

Delectable Dip & Pate Options for Above Platters

Add a dip: $8 small, $12 large, $18 extra large

Lemon Garlic Hummus
Guacamole – traditional or Give Peas a Chance Guacamole
Baba Ganoush
White Bean, Garlic & Artichoke
Sunflower Vegetarian Pate w/ Seasonal Herbs
Cashew Cream ‘Cheese’ w/ Pesto – add $.50 per person

Sweet Bites

Mini Cheesecakes w/ Seasonal Fruit or Mocha                                                           $3
Chocolate Ganache Tartlets w/ Nut Crust (dairy-free option $4)                                  $3
Crisp Banana Boat Bites w/ Cinnamon Irish Cream Cocoa Hazelnut Sauce               $3
Dark Chocolate Mint Mousse                                                                                        $3
Assorted Homemade Cookies                                                                                      $3
Assorted Homemade Muffins                                                                                        $3
Pear & Brie Tart Wedges                                                                                               $4
Festive Cranberry Pear Tarts in Almond Shortbread Crust                                           $4

Additional Costs:

Chefs on site for event set-up, serving & clean-up                                                     $35/hour
Servers for events                                                                                                       $25/hour
Equipment Rentals – A quote will be provided for any extra equipment requested

Contact me to plan your event!

 

 
 
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