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Dinner Party Ideas

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Hors d'oeuvres


Main course

Cheese stuffed risotto cakes with fresh marinara sauce

Parmesan polenta bites topped with wild mushrooms

Red pepper rouille and shrimp toasts with caperberries

Shrimp and avocado mousse cups
Salmon cakes with wasabi mayo

Tuscan steamed mussels with roasted red peppers, lemon and white wine

Seared scallops and asparagus in lemon buerre blanc sauce

Sweet potato cornbread bites with bacon jam

Cranberry and brie puff pastry bites

Mini crab cakes with old bay remoulade

Roasted garlic and parsnip soup shooters with lemon sage butter

Flatbread with caramelized onions, olives, rosemary, and garlic

Smoked Gouda stuffed dates wrapped in bacon

Mushroom and blue cheese phyllo bites

Spiced potato cakes topped with shredded beef and avocado cream

Caramelized onion tart with goat cheese and anchovies

Potato nests with creme fraiche and roasted salmon

Chorizo and apple stacks with chipotle carrot puree

White bean and crispy prosciutto bruschetta

Deconstructed crab soup with a Parmesan crisp cone



Salad Lyonnaise

Spanish marinated tomato and red pepper salad with capers

Grilled peach salad with goat cheese, red onion, candied pecans, and bacon balsamic dressing

Mixed greens with roasted tomatoes, fresh corn, Parmesan, pine nuts and champagne vinaigrette

Spinach with apples, walnuts, blue cheese, and raspberry vinaigrette

Arugula with cucumber, kalamata olives, tomatoes, red onion, and feta vinaigrette

Whipped ricotta salad with roasted tomatoes, pine nuts, arugula and lemon

Roasted squash salad with pomegranate, goat cheese fritters, and roasted pepitas

Roasted carrot and radish salad with peanut-sesame mole


Braised lamb shanks with citrus gremolata with olive oil mashed potatoes and asparagus

Stuffed pork tenderloin with bacon apple Riesling sauce gratin dauphinoise and ginger carrot puree

Pan seared ribeye with Bearnaise sauce mascarpone mashed potatoes and roasted asparagus

Roasted beef tenderloin with blue cheese sauce, Duchess potatoes, and seasonal roasted vegetables

Clementine and sage roasted turkey breast with brown butter cranberry Brussels sprouts and brown sugar sweet potatoes

Lemon basil salmon en papillote with wild rice and brown butter zucchini

Garlic butter roasted cod with olive tapenade and roasted cherry tomato topped polenta

Crispy salmon with summer succotash and salt potatoes

Maple roasted pork tenderloin with baked apples, cauliflower gratin, and herb roasted fingerling potatoes

Seared beef tenderloin over crispy polenta cakes with smoked tomato sauce and roasted brussels sprouts

Poached tuna with kumquats and jalapeños with crispy sweet potatoes

Red wine braised short ribs with mashed parsnips and ginger carrot puree

Roasted pork loin with a blackberry red wine sauce, gorgonzola couscous and butter poached green beans

Goat cheese and swiss chard chicken roulade with twice baked sweet potatoes and orange cauliflower

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