SMALL EVENT CATERING DINNER SAMPLE MENUS


FROM THE SEA


Seafood Paella 
An array of fresh seafood, short grain rice, all natural chorizo, chicken, saffron, garlic, onion, white wine, chicken stock, fish stock, bay leaf, limes, soy peas, pimentos.


Pan Roasted Grouper with Seafood Risotto and Citrus Beurre Blanc
Roasted corn, risotto, onion, white wine, lemon, chicken stock, lobster, shrimp, leeks, tomato, butter, white pepper, tarragon, chives


Seared Chilian Sea Bass

Served with a leek & potato lemon bur blanc and oven roasted tomatoes


Guava Barbequed Hawaiian Wahoo
Fresh Hawaiian Wahoo fish is grilled with a tangy organic barbeque sauce.

Grilled Mahi Mahi w/ Tomato Pesto
Seasoned fresh Mahi Mahi grilled to perfection served with a sicilian tomato pesto sauce.

Grilled Caribbean Jumbo Shrimp and Rice
Jumbo tiger shrimp is grilled with tropical flavors over an open flame and served over coconut jasmine rice

Lemon Aïoli Sea Scallops and Linguini
Giant fresh sea scallops and al dente linguini are tossed with lemon Aioli and topped with a basil chiffonade.

Spa Lemon Pesto Salmon
Fresh wild salmon grilled to perfection and served with homemade lemon pesto. 

Lemon Basil Shrimp & Pasta
Shrimp is cooked in a citrus lemon basil wine reduction and tossed with whole grain pasta, then topped with parmesan, mushrooms and fresh diced Roma tomatoes.

Apricot Glazed Baked Cod Fish
Fresh baked cod is brushed with an apricot teriyaki ginger sauce and nestled in a bed of seared baby bok choy

Oriental Shrimp Saute
Jumbo shrimp, baby bok choy, carrots, snow peas, onions, cabbage and organic rice noodles are tossed in a fresh-made oriental sauce and topped with shiitake mushrooms and toasted sesame seeds.

Wild Salmon Cakes 
Lemon, bread crumbs, mayo, mustard, capers, parsley, egg, worshipper sauce, onion, celery, 

Made to Order Sushi - Sushi rice, sushi vinegar, sushi paper, cucumber, avocado, cream cheese, shrimp, tuna, soy sauce, wasabi, pickled ginger

Golden Saffron Baked Red Snapper
Fresh wild golden red snapper fish grilled to perfection and served with a saffron tomato broth

Seafood Stuffed Flounder
Fresh flounder is baked and stuffed with a delicious mixture of seasoned fresh shrimp and blue jumbo lump crab meat.

Mediterranean Grilled Salmon
Wild salmon is rubbed with olive oil and roasted garlic, grilled, and topped with sundried tomatoes

Blackened Wild Salmon
Reduced Red Cabbage with Balsamic Glaze, sweet onions, Roasted Butternut Squash Risoto 

Seared Sea Bass & Sea Scallops 

Garlic Wilted Spinach, Frizzled Leaks & Lemon Bur Blanc

Stuffed Salmon Roulade 

Flaky filo dough, lemon garlic spinach, cremini mushrooms, served with Pesto Spaghetti squash​


Grilled Shrimp & Chicken Kabobs 

with Saffron Basmati Rice


Potato Crusted Red Snapper with Potato Leek Buer Blanc 
Frizzled leeks, slow roasted heiroom tomatoes, saluted asparagus tips, lemon, white wine, thyme, cream, butter, corn starch


Cedar Grilled Wild Salmon 

Roasted Carrots, Water Crest Salad served with a Honey Dijon Sauce


Plantain Crusted Mahi Mahi 

with a Papaya Slaw

SMALL EVENT CATERING

Hire top private chef for your small event catering. Whether you are hosting an intimate dinner party or corporate event, Small Event Caterer will dazzle your guest with culinary delights and exquisite service.  After a brief consultation, your chef will create a menu tailored around your culinary dreams and guest dietary restrictions to every detail in-between. Serving Central Florida including Kissimmee, Reunion, Celebration, Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere, Isle Worth, Dr. Philips, Heathrow 

ENTREES


Chicken Roulade

Italian Meatballs & Sausage and Spaghetti - ground beef, oregano, onion, garlic, bread crumbs, parm, parsley, egg.
Italian sausage, canned plum tomatoes, basil, onion, bell peppers

Kobe Meatloaf

Spanakopita

Fish Tacos w/ Lots of toppings 

Fresh Salsa & Guacamole W/ Corn Chips

Crab Cakes 


Lemon Aioli Sea Scallops over Angle Hair Pasta

Ponzu Glazed Seared Ahi Tuna 

Coconut Breaded Orange Roughy

Seafood Gumbo

Clams and Linguini

Italian Vegetable Lasagna

Curried Chicken Made with Yuca, Plantains, Miro poix, Lime Leaf, Coconut Milk

Chicken Enchiladas

Yankee Pot Roast

Fire Roasted Chili w/ Short ribs, bell peppers, onions, garlic, fire roasted tomatoes, kidney beans and toppings

Sides

Saffron Infused Basmati Rice, Zucchini Provencal, Vegetable Medley, Wilted Lemon Garlic Spinach, Saffron Quinoa, Curried Roasted Carrots,  Italian White Beans, Roasted Root Veggies, Roasted Raspberry Beets, Roasted Butternut Squash, Fluffy Mashed Potatoes, Cauliflower Millet Mashed Potatoes, Truffle Oil & Parmesan Roasted Oven Fries, Maple Orange Carrots, Green Bean Almandine, Gomasio Green Beans, Cacciatore Veggies, Soy Glazed Braised Kale, Roasted Carrots and Parsnips, Roasted Vegetable Ratatouille, Balsamic Reduced Red Cabbage, Maple Orange Mashed Yams, Lemon Sesame Asparagus , Cuban Black Beans, Tandoori Cauliflower, Spanish Beans, Southern Style Greens, Seasoned Edamame, Grilled Broccolini, Lemon Garlic Spinach, Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Sautéed Asparagus , Steamed Broccoli, Balsamic Glaze Grilled Veggies, Asian Vegetable Pilaf, Pan Roasted Brussel Sprouts, Balsamic Reduced Red Cabbage, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Grilled Eggplant, Sautéed Yuca w/ Peppers & Onions, Zucchini Pasta, Carrots & Tops with ginger, Rst Butternut Squash, Spanish Veggies, Green Beans Almandine, Cauliflower Mash, Greek Rst Veggies, Balsamic Glazed Swiss Chard, Herbed Risotto, Spinach Pesto Spaghetti Squash

VEGGIE ENTREES


Kale & Spinach Pumpkin Seed Pesto Spaghetti Squash 


Roasted Heirloom Potatoes and Grilled Asparagus
Grilled Eggplant Stack

Grilled marinated eggplant, tofu, and portabella mushrooms are stacked with organic red Roma tomatoes, roasted bell peppers, spinach, and fresh mozzarella and served with a side of fresh pesto.

Pesto Gnocchi and Grilled Tofu
Organic tofu and al dente gnocchi (Italian potato dumplings) are accented with the chef's homemade organic pesto sauce.

Stacked Portabella Mushrooms
From top to bottom, enjoy eating layers of fresh mozzarella, tofu, spinach, eggplant, tomato and marinated grilled portabella mushrooms.

Butternut Fettuccine Casserole
Dive into this amazing casserole filled with organic butternut squash, tofu and whole grain pasta and topped with crunchy whole-grain breadcrumbs.

Portabella Vegetable Calzone
An organic whole wheat calzone is loaded with portabella mushrooms, organic vegetables, ricotta and vegetable mozzarella, baked to perfection and served with a side of homemade marinara sauce.

Mushroom Ragout
A delicious stew of three kinds of mushrooms, vine ripe tomatoes, basil and fresh organic vegetables is served over whole grain pasta.

Portabella Fajitas
Portabella mushrooms, mixed bell peppers, onions, fresh salsa, and low-fat cheddar cheese are piled high on a whole wheat tortilla.

Tofu Seed Loaf with Red Pepper Coulis
So many wonderful flavors your taste buds won't believe this is really tofu.


Coconut Curried Tempeh 

Eggplant Cannelloni

Small Event Catering

Whether you are hosting an intimate private dinner party and need to hire for a dinner party; Small Event Catering will dazzle your guest with culinary delights and exquisite service.  Small Event Catering is the top private chef in the Orlando area.  Custom Dinner Parties, Catering, and a Wonderful Fresh Packaged Meal Plan for Families and Busy Professionals on the go!
A private chef can become your own personal chef for a day, a week or longer. Small Event Catering specialize in small event catering and Hire Chef For Dinner Party in Orlando, Winter Park, Windermere, Isle Worth, Dr. Philips, Heathrow & Central Florida.  Weddings
Small Event Catering, we consider it an honor to be part of your special day. As Small Event Catering first locally-sourced caterer, we bring the bounty of area farms to your wedding table. Whether you want a formal plated dinner, a relaxed seasonal buffet, or taste bud-tempting hors d’oeuvres, we can provide a locally sourced menu that is both delicious and beautiful. We’re experienced in working around dietary restrictions, preferences, and budgetary concerns. There’s lots of creativity in food, and we enjoy working one-on-one with our clients to find the right balance for their event!

Small Event Catering with our catering services, we offer economical services that are also a la carte, meant to help you select just what you need – nothing more, nothing less. Our Coordination Services can cover activities months in advance, such as planning timelines, budget management, vendor referrals and contracts, site visits, etc, or just the basics of Day Of Coordination. Our prices are more than competitive within the area, and because the services are offered in-house and overseen by our own amazing staff, your event promises to be seamless and easy! Event Coordination services are not limited to weddings – if you’d like to have coordination services for your cocktail party or other event, please inquire.

Cocktail Parties
Small Event Catering approach every cocktail party as an opportunity to present our dishes distilled into a one or two bite format. Many of our favorite dishes are appetizers or small bites, and nearly all of our events feature hors d’oeuvres or small plates in their menu. We’ll work with you to create a menu suitable to you and your guests that will be filling to your guests and convenient to mingling.

Private Dinners
Dinner Parties are what our company was founded on. We come to your home and create an incredible restaurant-like meal, working with you beforehand to configure a menu to your liking, and presenting you with an unforgettable meal. Small Event Catering service is ideal for those looking to host guests in such a way that actually leaves time for visiting with them! We take on the responsibilities of cooking and cleaning, leaving you to enjoy the company of friends and family, and, at the end of the night find your kitchen cleaner than when we arrived.

FROM THE LAND


Peruvian Steak Lomo Saltado -

NY Strip, Potato, Cilantro, Tomato, Garlic, Sweet Onion, Lime.

Chicken Scallopini  
Crimini Mushrooms, Basil, Sherry Wine Caper Sauce


Chicken Parmesan 
with Prosciutto and Buffalo Mozzarella 

Braised Short Ribs
Reduced in a red wine demi glaze sauce with shallots, garlic & rosemary. Served over mashed potatoes and roasted brussell sprouts.

Spinach Pesto Spaghetti with Grilled New Your Strip
Delicious spinach pesto is tossed with organic whole wheat pasta and marinated grilled steak

Mexican Beef Lasagna
A fiesta of flavors! Seasoned organic beef, tomatoes, black beans, corn fresh salsa, red onion, bell peppers, and cilantro are layered between whole grain tortillas topped with melted cheddar cheese

Greek Stuffed Red Bell Peppers
Sweet red bell peppers are stuffed with a mixture of organic sweet brown rice sauteed with mixed vegetables and lean ground beef in a demi beef reduction, topped with cheddar cheese, and baked golden brown.

Spanish Style Steak
Seared to perfection with a Spanish marinade and cartelized onions.  Served with mofongo.

Braised Beef w/ Aromatic Vegetables
Organic beef is braised with fresh herbs and a mirepoix of fresh organic vegetables in a demi-glace reduction.

Slow Roasted Leg of Lamb
All natural slow roasted leg of lamb is served with a side of au jus.

Surf & Turf
- Aged Fillet Migion with Port wine demi glaze, rosemary, shallot
- Seared Chilean Sea Bass with Wilted Spinach, Lemon, roasted garlic slivers, chanterelle mushrooms, butter, cream fresh, frizzled leeks, oven roasted tomatoes

Asian Stir fry  

Tempeh, chicken or beef, Rice noodles, mirim rice wine, soy sauce, ginger, fish sauce, sugar snap peas, baby bok choy, napa cabbage, carrot, shiitake, soy peas, bell peppers, toasted sesame seeds

Braised Short Ribs
Red wine, demi glaze, rosemary, shallots, garlic, oven roasted tomatoes, parsley

Beef Stroganoff
A favorite all around the world, this dish needs no introduction.

Grilled Filet Mignon and Marinated Portabella Mushrooms
Tender organic filet mignon and balsamic marinated mushrooms are grilled to perfection.

Organic Hearty Chili
Short rib beef, kidney beans, mixed bell peppers, sweet onions, diced tomatoes, and garlic are simmered with seasonings and topped with cheddar cheese.

Sautéed Turkey Cutlets with Cranberry Chutney
Free-range turkey tenderloin is seared to perfection and served with a fresh orange cranberry chutney.

Cuban Chicken w/ Black Beans & Rice
Free-range chicken is slow-cooked with roasted red peppers, tomato, cilantro, scallions, and seasoning and served with organic black beans and brown rice.

Plantain-Crusted Chicken with Papaya Salsa
A tender seasoned free-range chicken breast is encrusted with plantains and topped with tropical papaya salsa.

Chicken Fricassee w/ Red Pepper Coulis
Free-range chicken dipped in a parmesan egg batter and seared to a golden brown and served with red pepper coulis. 

Herb Crusted Turkey with Gravy
Free-range turkey tenderloin is seasoned with fresh organic herbs, seared to perfection and served with all-natural gravy.

Grilled Turkey with Cherry Chutney
Free range turkey tenderloin is grilled and served with a spicy sauce of fresh cherries

Italian Chicken Ragout
Tender and juicy free range chicken is stewed with red bliss potatoes, asparagus, mushrooms, zucchini, sweet onion, sun-dried tomatoes, and seasoning and sprinkled with pecorino Romano.

Chicken Scaloppini -

Seared butterflied chicken breast marinated with herbs, white wine, lemon zest, capers, cream fresh, butter, garlic. parsley, mushrooms over angle hair pasta.

Classic Chicken Marsala
Golden medallions of free range chicken are cooked in a low-fat Marsala wine sauce with mushrooms, capers, fresh basil, sun-dried tomatoes and garlic.

Chicken Enchiladas
Mexican-infused free-range chicken rolled into whole wheat tortillas and red sauce, topped with low-fat cheddar cheese and baked until bubbling and then smothered with fresh salsa.

Turkey Pasta with Tomato and Olive Sauce
Organic whole grain pasta is tossed with a fresh sauce of tomatoes, olives, capers, roasted bell peppers, garlic, herbs and seared free range turkey then sprinkled with Parmesan

Chicken Cacciatore 
Red wine, Baby Bella mushrooms, Yellow Bell Peppers, Sweet Onions, fresh basil, Marinara over Italian Penne Pasta

Grilled Chicken & Shrimp Kabobs 
Chicken, Shrimp, Bell Peppers & zucchini, garlic, olive oil, seasoning, Coconut Infused Jasmine Rice

Chicken Fricassee w/ Red Pepper Coulis
Free-range chicken dipped in a parmesan egg batter and seared to a golden brown and served with red pepper 

Prosciutto Ham Crusted Turkey Breast
Free range turkey breast topped with Prosciutto and deglazed with a white wine sage sauce.coulis. 


Turkey Piccata

Root Vegetable Shepard's Pie


Grilled Filet Mignon Port wine Demi Glaze 

Roasted Spanish Pork