SIMPLE & EASY TASTY APPETIZERS


Create a host of flavorful easy to make appetizers, perfect for any occasion!

$95.00 per person

Includes all instruction, food cost, and recipes

Apps & Hors d’oeuvres:

Crostini and Bruschetta
(Toasted baguette slices w/tasty toppings: mini croque madame, fig jam & chèvre, tomato-basil etc..)
Deep Fried Ginger-Jalapeño Won-Tons with Sweet Chili sauce
(Won-tons filled with cream cheese, ginger, scallions, jalapenos and deep fried to golden brown)
Rum-Marinated Chicken Drumettes
(Chicken drumettes marinated in rum, lime juice, coriander and roasted to golden brown)
Caramelized Onion Puff Pastry Tart (Pissaladiere)
(Puff pastry tart baked with a bed of caramelized onions, olives and herb de provence)
Baked Pear Wedges Wrapped in Prosciutto
(Baked pear wedges wrapped in sage and prosciutto with balsamic vinegar syrup)

French Hors d’oeuvres:

Gougères
(Choux puffs baked with chives and gruyere cheese)
Champignons Farcis au Crabe
(Stuffed mushrooms with crab, garlic, parsley and a crunchy bread crumb-Parmesan topping)
Croustade de Crevettes et Asperges
(Sautéed asparagus, shrimp, tarragon and cherry tomato crostini)
Tarte a la Oignon
(Puff pastry caramelized onion tart)

Amuse-Bouche:

Flatbreads a-Go-Go!
(Easy-to-make flat breads with a variety of tasty toppings: roast veggies, herbs, olives, feta etc..)
Bacon Wrapped Garlic Prawns
(Marinated garlic prawns wrapped in green onions, bacon and baked to crispy brown)
Walnut-Cheddar Cheese with Mango Chutney
(Combination of sharp cheddar and cream cheese, rolled in walnuts with mango chutney)
Deep Fried Sweet Potato Won-Tons with Roast Garlic Cream
(Won-ton filled w/ sweet potato puree and roast garlic cream sauce)

Vegetable Brunoise Filled Cucumber Cup
(Diced carrot, celery, onion and sweet bell pepper in a tangy vinaigrette spooned into cucumber cups)

The Crowd Pleasers:
Easy to make, tasty party foods for a crowd

Potato Crisps w Creme Fraiche Sauce
(Bite-sized red-bliss potato crisps)
Prosciutto–Wrapped Greens
(Prosciutto wraps filled with baby lettuces, shaved parmesan and olive oil dressing)
"The Waldorf Astoria"
(Apple, hazelnut and Roquefort on endive spears)
Sundried Tomato Hummus with Vegetable Medley
(Homemade chick pea hummus with flat bread crisps and fresh vegetables)
Warm Marinated Olives
(Olives gently heated and infused with orange zest, rosemary and garlic)


 Party Foods - “Uptown”:

These elegant bites are perfect for the dressed up or dressed down gathering

Shrimp and Scallop Croquettes
(Petite shrimp and scallop cakes with ginger-soy dressing)
Zucchini-Goat Cheese and Roast Pepper Roulades
(Zucchini strips rolled with goat cheese, roast pepper and chives)
Open-Faced Griddled Flank Steak Sandwich
(Griddled flank steak with caramelized onion, horseradish aioli on sliced baguette)
Brie Fondue with Crisp Apple Wedges
(Melted creamy brie scented with fresh thyme and white wine)

A Festive Holiday Gathering:

Spiced Apple Cider
(Warm apple cider with allspice, cinnamon, orange rind, clove and star anise)
St. Andre-Fig-Onion Flatbread
(Griddled flatbread with St. Andre cheese, poached figs and caramelized onions)
Bouchées aux Champignons
(Petite puff pastry cups filled with mushroom ragout)
Potato Crisps with Smoked Salmon and Crème Fraîche 
(Boiled, squashed then roasted potato crisps with smoked slamon, creme fraiche, and chives

      • Sign up for individual classes or book a private group

      • Great for team buildings, showers, birthdays, holidays or any occasion

      • Book a private group of 6 or more and choose a menu and date that works with your schedule.

      • Classes are limited in size - Call or e-mail to reserve a space: 
        415.626.4379, joe@theculinarysalon.com


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