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Hors d'oeuvres

The following list represents some of our favorite hors d'oeuvres. If you have a particular taste or item in mind, just let us know and I am sure Clean Plate Catering can accomodate.

We have also included some sample menus from past events.

Allergy limitations, preference, vegetarian & special requests are welcome.


Citrus Poached Shrimp Cocktail with fresh horseradish cocktail sauce
Curried Tuna Salad Wraps with water chestnuts & herbs
Pesto Chicken Salad Wraps with fresh basil & parmesan
Ahi Tuna Tartarewith wonton crisp & wasabi
Goat's Cheese Stuffed Strawberries with Texas goat's cheese & chive
Vegetarian Summer Rolls with soy glazed julienne vegetables
Assorted Sushi Rolls with traditional accompaniments


Black Pepper Beef Brochettes with maytag aioli
Shrimp & Crab Cakes with chipotle aioli
Roast Chicken Egg Rolls with sweet chili sauce
Crisp Vegetable Egg Rolls with sweet chili sauce
Glazed Chicken Skewers with red pepper honey
Cajun Spiced Calamari with feta cheese aioli
Braised Kobe Sliders with savory sauce & chive
Thai Glazed Chicken Wings with cool dipping sauce
Toasted Chorizo Dumplings with Sweet Tomato Jam

Platters & Carvings

Imported and Domestic Cheese Display with fruit garnish and assorted crackers
Crudités of Garden Vegetables with bleu cream and red pepper sauce
Spinach and Artichoke Dip with parmesan & lavosh crisps
Black Bean Hummus with gilled pita and fresh herbs
Balsamic Marinated Bruchetta with basil rubbed croustini
Smoked Irish Salmon Board with traditional accompaniments
Pepper Rubbed Beef Tenderloin with grain mustard sauce & mini rolls
Beef Steamship Roast with horseradish aioli & mini rolls
Rosemary Rubbed Beef Striploin with white truffle cream & mini rolls
Sugar Glazed Virginia Ham with pineapple mustard & mini rolls
Port Glazed Prime Rib with horseradish sauce & mini rolls
Butter Basted Whole Turkey with cranberry relish & mini rolls
Herb Dusted Whole Chicken with basil pesto & mini rolls
For hors d'ouerve only events, we require a minium of three choices.


A Touch of Class - Light Hors d'oeurve Menu
Ahi Tuna Tartare with Wonton Crisps and Wasabi
Balsamic Marinated Bruchetta with Basil Rubbed Crostini
Pesto Chicken Wraps with Fresh Basil and Parmesan
Goat Cheese Tarts with Grilled Texas Vegetables
Beef Brochettes with Thai Chili Glaze

Birthday Cocktail Party - Plated Appetizers
Cheese Display for 25 people
Crudités of Vegetables
Bordelaise Meatballs
Mini Shrimp & Crab Cakes
Stuffed Wild Mushrooms

Company Holiday Party
Toasted Chorizo Dumplings with Sweet Tomato Jam
Chicken Satay with Thai Chili-Peanut Glaze
Thai Beef Brochettes with Chili Aioli
Traditional Shrimp Cocktail with Ketel One Cocktail Sauce
Grilled Vegetable Crudités with Maytag Bleu Yogurt Sauce
Carving Station - Roast Beef & Pork (Action Station) - Mini Brioche Rolls & Sauces
Imported & Domestic Cheese Display with Assorted Crackers
Assorted Fruit Platter with Brie & Goat's Cheese Dipping Sauces
Dessert - Buffet Style - Chef's Selection

Holiday Cocktail Celebration
Deviled Eggs with Pimento
Polenta Cakes with Cranberry Glaze
Braised Turkey Sliders
Prime Rib Finger Sandwiches with Horseradish
Beef Tartar with Poached Quail Eggs

Big Grand Opening Reception
Bruchetta in Phyllo with Feta Cheese & Balsamic
Summer Rolls with Vegetarian with a Trio of Sauces
Thai Tartar Beef and Ahi Tuna with Wonton Crisp
Chicken Taquitos with Cilantro & Plum Salsa
Lobster Rangoon with Pineapple Sauce
Fried Corn Dogs with Sweet Mango Ketchup
Grill Station - Chicken & Beef Satays
S'more Station - Cooked to order on outdoor fireplaces
Funnel Cakes - Fried to order and sprinkled with Sugar
Dessert Table - Assorted Pastries, Pop Rocks, Cookies & Rice Crispy Treats