Cocktail Party Chef Station Options

Caledon Catering & Events offers many exciting chef station concepts! Guests can enjoy customized tasting menus freshly prepared to order on site.  Stations are perfect for cocktail style events and can be combined with passed hors d’oeuvres.  Our event consultants will be happy to design a menu incorporating chef stations for your next event.  Call today to discuss some unique ideas!

Ciao Bella” Pasta Station:

Tri colour fusilli | penne | cheese tortellini |
Gnocchi | stuffed pastas: butternut, wild mushroom, sundried tomato/asiago, lobster
Alfredo | rose | marinara | pesto
Gorgonzola | roasted pepper
Grilled chicken | Italian or spicy sausage |  Grilled peppers | cremini mushrooms |
Asparagus | artichokes | eggplant
Spinach | shrimps and scallops | smoked salmon | fresh parmesan | pepper flakes
Roasted garlic
Additional Station Options:
Hot Parmesan Garlic Bread
Tomato Bruschetta on Garlic Crostini
Rosemary Foccacia with Dipping Oils and aged Balsamic
Assorted Italian Cocktail Rolls, whipped butter
Caesar Salad, Creamy Garlic Dressing, seasoned Croutons, Bacon Crisps
Antipasta Platter (cheeses, salamis, Bocconcini, olives, marinated vegetables)


Risotto Bowl Station:

Arborio rice:
Simmered in rich chicken, lobster, mushroom or roasted tomato broth

Protein Choice:
Grilled chicken | shrimp | lobster |sausage

Asparagus | roasted red peppers | baby peas | black olives |sun dried tomatoes | wild mushrooms | truffle oil | fresh herbs | parmesan cheese | chevre | mascarpone | gorgonzola

Skewer Station:

Penang curry chicken satay skewers with spicy peanut or cashew dip
Sririacha grilled shrimp with cold cucumber raita
Beef satay skewers with Massaman curry or banana coconut dip
Moroccan barbecued shrimp skewers chili/lime
Salmon skewer with mango puree
Garlic rubbed portobello satay skewers with red pepper dip
Japanese eggplant with green curry dipping sauce
Cajun lamb with papaya salsa

Mashed Potato Martini Bar:

Creamy garlic mashed potatoes or whipped sweet potatoes
Grilled strip loin steak with pear and port wine demi
Herbed roast turkey, pan gravy, cranberries & rosemary
Grilled salmon with teriyaki sauce
Lemon/thyme grilled chicken with mango salsa
Wild mushrooms with goat cheese mousse
Grilled shrimp
Rack of lamb
Beef tenderloin medallions

Carvery Station:

Carved peppercorn crusted filet of aged beef tenderloin gorgonzola sauce, gourmet mustard, horseradish aioli
Port wine demi rosemary infused grilled  rack of New Zealand spring lamb with peppercorn sauce
Smoked breast of duck with deep fried duck skin crisps and chipotle aioli
Crispy sesame/soy chili breast of duck with blueberry compote
Served over truffled mashed potatoes or on artisan cocktail rolls

Baja Fajita Station: 

Grilled lime/chili marinated chicken tortilla
Chipotle grilled flank steak grilled peppers and onion tortilla
Grilled vegetable tortilla

Refried beans | lettuce | roasted tomato salsa | grated cheddar | green onions | cilantro crema fresca | guacamole

Additional Station Options:
Dirty rice
Mexican corn, black bean and rice salad
Black bean with roasted peppers and havarti cheese with an avocado salsa
Hearty beef chili served in a mini bread bowl topped with three cheese
Three colour nachos with salsa
Warm Mexican cheese dip
Jalapeno poppers

Taco Stand:

Fish (tilapia or haddock) tacos with crunchy coleslaw
Chipotle pulled pork taco with crème fraiche
Flank steak tacos with picadillo
Chorizo with grilled red peppers and onions
Spiced shrimp tacos
Grilled vegetable taco with cilantro pesto chicken
Beef or chicken empanadas with roasted tomato salsa

Pickled onions | charred corn | guacamole | shredded lettuce | queso fresco | grated cheddar | jalapeno | sour cream | chopped cilantro | green onions

Salsa cruda | salsa verde | pineapple salsa | chipotle salsa | grilled corn salsa

Poutine Stand:

Skin on French fries with Quebec cheese curds and light beef gravy
Pulled pork:
Sweet potato fries, shredded Monterey Jack cheese, chipotle bbq sauce
Fries with the works:
French fries, hamburger in gravy, baby peas, grated cheddar
Coney Island:
French fries, chili, grated cheddar
Braised beef brisket with crispy onions
Fries, shredded chicken in butter sauce, saag cheese

Slider Station:

Mini gourmet cheeseburgers with onion rings
Mini tenderloin burgers with gorgonzola butter and baby lettuce
Mini Portobello mushroom burger with goat cheese, sun dried tomatoes & basil aioli
Mini Italian sausage sliders with roasted peppers and grainy mustard sauce
Salmon burgers with lime aioli
Crab sliders with chipotle sauce
Mini oyster or shrimp po’boys with remoulade sauce and crispy onions
Cajun turkey sliders with spicy remoulade
Veggie Burger Sliders with Wasabi Coleslaw
Mini mac ‘n cheese | Mini shepherd’s pie | Mini chili bowl

Panini Station:

Panini station
Roasted Turkey with Smoked Gouda and Oven Roasted Tomatoes
Grilled Chicken with Pesto Aioli and Goat Cheese
Roasted Mushrooms and Peppers with Fontina Cheese
Prosciutto and Brie with Fig Jam
Smoked Cheddar, Caramelized Onion and Apple
Black Forest Ham with Grainy Mustard and Aged Cheddar
Steak and Mushroom Reuben or Smoked Meat Reuben
Eggplant, Zucchini and Peppers with Goats Cheese
Margarita:  Oven Roasted Tomatoes, Fresh Basil, Provolone Cheese with Garlic Aioli Cuban Sandwiches (Mixed meats, cheese, ham, pickles and Cuban Sauce)


Sushi Bar:

Assorted Maki: 
California Roll, Spicy Salmon Roll, Avocado Cucumber Roll, etc.
Assorted Nigiri: 
Tuna, Salmon, Shrimp, etc. Soy Sauce, Pickled Ginger, Wasabi


Buddha Bowl Station:

Udon Noodles, Lo Mein Noodles, Rice Noodles, Glass Noodles
Cooked in a lemon grass broth topped with your choice of:
Chicken, Shrimp or Beef
Accompanied by shoestring carrots, mixed peppers, bean sprouts, baby bok choy, mixed mushrooms and tofu
Your choice of sauce including Shanghai sauce, Pad Thai sauce, Hoisin sauce or Sweet chili sauce


Griddle Station:

Mini Hot Savoury Belgian waffles grilled hot and fresh:
Cornmeal waffle
Jalapeno waffle
Ssun dried tomato waffle
Toppings:  (select 3)
Pulled pork with chipotle barbecue sauce
Huevos rancheros (Mexican scrambled eggs, chorizo and salsa) with fresh avocado Poached egg, with ham, smoked salmon or spinach topped with hollandaise
Shredded boneless chicken, wild mushrooms in rich white wine herb Sauce Asparagus, Broccoli, wild mushrooms and sautéed leeks with cheddar cream sauce
Mini sweet Belgian waffles:
Toppings:  (select 3)
Brie and fig compote
Bananas and chocolate hazelnut
Strawberries or Blueberries with Grand Marnier
Maple Syrup
Whipped Butter
Candied bacon with pecans
Mini Funnel Cakes or Beaver Tails with:
Cinnamon Sugar | Strawberry Sauce | Ice Cream | Whipped Cream
Churras or Donut holes with: Cinnamon Sugar | Chocolate Sauce | Dulce de Leche Sauce


French Creperie: 

Delicious appetizer sized French Crepes served to order with your choice:
Strawberries, Cinnamon Apples, Whipped Cream, Chocolate Sauce
Grilled Chicken, Mushrooms, Broccoli, Ham
Choice of: 
Cheddar Cheese Sauce or Herb White Wine Sauce
Additional option of Smoked Salmon or Seafood


Brunch Bar:

Fresh Omelet Prepared on the spot with your choice of:
Ham | Sausage | Bacon | Peppers | Tomatoes | Spanish Onions | Spinach Mushrooms | Cheddar Cheese | Swiss Cheese
Served with:
Rosemary and Herb Home Fried Potatoes
Smoked Bacon
Grilled Toast Wedges with butter and preserves
Fresh Sliced Seasonal Fruit

Breakfast Bloody Mary – served in a cosmo glass over hash browns:
Scrambled eggs and bacon curls, chipotle ketchup
Mexican scrambled eggs, chorizo and salsa with avocado garnish
Sunny side up egg, grilled sausage
Breakfast Paninni:
Ham, Swiss Cheese and Pommery Mustard
Sautéed Breakfast Sausage and Cheddar
French toast dusted with Cinnamon Sugar or with Maple Syrup
Brie and Raspberry Preserves
Blueberry or Strawberry and Cream Cheese
Chocolate Raspberry with Mascarpone
Banana Hazelnut


Patisserie Station:

Cupcakes and Macaroon cropTiramisu, Chocolate or Pistachio Mousse Shooters
Mini Petit Fours
Assorted French Macarons
Chocolate Brownie Skewers/Warm Caramel Sauce or Chocolate Fudge Sauce
Sticky Toffee Pudding Tasting Spoons
Crème Brule Tasting Spoon
White and Dark Chocolate dipped Strawberry Skewers
Cake or Cheesecake Pops
Mini Cupcakes
Fruit Skewers with Chocolate Drizzle



China, Glasses, Equipment, Staffing:

We supply cocktail plates, bar glasses, cutlery, napkins, cocktail tables, buffet tables, floral centerpieces and staffing.  One of our event planners will be please to provide suggested menu and a detailed quotation based on the requirements and logistics of your event.