Special Events

Please review the Special Events menus for some delectable ideas and always remember that we’d be happy to customize a menu for your event. Give us a call to set up an appointment so we can plan success!

breakfast-1Breakfasts

Continental Breakfasts, breakfast sandwiches & Hot buffet breakfasts are available.  We can customize to your needs and budget.

Assorted Pastries to include freshly baked scones, muffins and danish, fresh fruit juice and coffee $9/pp
Fresh Bagels with cream cheese, assort ed mini muffins, fresh fruit, juice & coffee $11/pp
Fresh fruit display, assorted breakfast quiches, bagels with cream cheese, ham biscuits, juice & coffee $13/pp

Other breakfast and brunch menus can be designed for you by the Custom Culinary Connections staff!

saladSalads

Sold by the pound.

Tomato, Red Onion and Mozzarella with fresh basil and tossed in balsamic vinaigrette.
Cucumber Salad sliced thin and marinated in a sweet dill vinegar
Antipasto Bowl-Classic Italian vegetables, meats and cheeses cut into bite size pieces and tossed with Italian vinaigrette.
Tabbouleh-Diced cucumber, tomato and onion tossed with bulgar wheat with parsley, mint and lemon juice.
Calypso Rice and Beans (with or without grilled chicken strips)Basmati rice tossed with assorted peppers, celery, onion, pineapple and Caribbean spices
Wild Rice Salad-Wild rice accented with dried cranberries, sunflower seeds and essence of orange
Red Skin Potato Salad-Red skinned potatoes with skin on mixed with scallions, celery and a bacon ranch mayonnaise.
Italian Pasta Salad-Cold pasta with basil, oregano, tomatoes, cucumbers, – onions, parmesan cheese and vinaigrette.
Macaroni Salad-Small pasta with a mayonnaise base and finely diced carrots, onions, celery and peas.
Coleslaw-Red and green cabbage and shredded carrots tossed with a coleslaw dressing.
Orzo Pasta with Roasted Vegetables with smoked chicken or bay shrimp
Tri Colored Tortellini-Cheese tortellini tossed with a pesto dressing and peppers.
Seasonal Fruit Chopped seasonal fruit tossed with chopped fresh mint
Cous Cous Served cold and seasoned with lemon herb dressing and asparagus tips

Party Food

Some hot food offerings that will please a crowd.  As a drop off they would be in foil pans.  A catered event they would be displayed in chafing dishes.

Pulled Pork or Chicken Barbecue, sold by the pound and goes well with rolls, cole slaw and extra CCC Barbecue sauce
Fried Chicken – Buttermilk marinated overnight and then breaded and fried the day of your event
Pickle Brined Chicken Bites – marinated overnight and lightly breaded (can be ordered Gluten free) – served with a smokey honey mustard
Ground Beef ,Sausage and 3 Bean Chili – serve it right out of the pan with tortilla chips, corn bread or baked potatoes
Sliders – Mini Cheeseburgers, Hot Dogs, Chicken Cutlets or Crab Cakes on mini buns and served with appropriate condiments
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp or Scallops – Served with a ponzu drizzle
Jambalaya – A Cajun treat with Smoked Chicken, Sausage and Shrimp with Peppers, Onions and Rice
Chicken Burritos – drizzled in sauce and topped with cheese
Coconut Shrimp – Fried crispy and served with Horseradish Orange Marmalade Dipping Sauce
Paella – Traditional Spanish dish served with rice seasoned with saffron and cooked with chicken, sausage and shellfish – can even be topped with Lobster tails
Slow Smoked Beef Brisket – Sliced and served with rolls and extra CCC Barbecue Sauce
Cowboy Beans – Slow cooked mixture of three beans with chunks of bacon – perfect to serve at a cookout
Warm Dips – Served with Toasted Chips, sliced Baguette or Tortilla Chips

  • Chorizo Queso Dip
  • Spinach & Artichoke Dip
  • Spinach, Artichoke & Crab
  • Pizza Dip w/ Pepperoni, Cheese & Sauce
  • Hot VA Dip with chipped beef
Housemade Potato Chips – Fried Crispy – a crowd pleaser,  especially when ordered with our Pimento Cheese

Party Trays

12″ tray serves approx 10 – 15 ppl

16″ tray serves approx 20 – 30 ppl

18″ tray serves approx 35 – 50 ppl

 

Fresh Fruit with Dip – A fresh medley of cantaloupe, honeydew, strawberries, pineapple, grapes, oranges and other seasonal fruit served with a sweet cream cheese dip. 12″ tray $50
16″ tray $65
18″ tray $75
Gourmet Cheese Tray with Crackers – Includes a selection of aged cheddar, Havarti, pepperjack, smoked gouda, herb crusted goats milk cheese and homemade boursin. 12″ tray $50
16″ tray $75
18″ tray $90
Vegetable Tray  – A garden fresh selection of seasonal produce that includes at least six varieties served with Chipotle Ranch. 12″ tray $35
16″ tray $50
18″ tray $70
Fruit & Cheese Tray  – A wonderful selection of cheeses and fruits arranged on one tray together served with crackers. 12″ tray $50
16″ tray $65
18″ tray $75
Classic Shrimp Cocktail – served with traditional cocktail sauce and lemon wedges on a bed of green leaf lettuce. Tail On 12″ tray $45 Approx 35 shrimp,
16″ tray $65 Approx 60 shrimp,
18″ tray $95 Approx 85 shrimp
Key West Shrimp – Jumbo shrimp marinated in our signature blend of balsamic vinegar, sweet shallots, fresh tarragon, and key lime juice cocktail sauce. Shrimp served with tail off for easy picking. 12″ tray $45 Approx 35 shrimp,
16″ tray $75 Approx 60 shrimp,
18″ tray $95 Approx 85 shrimp
Smoked Tenderloin of Beef-Sliced Tenderloin served with assorted Grilled Vegetables, Bearnaise Aioli, Horseradish Sauce and Fresh Rolls. 18″ tray-$225.00
Smoked Salmon Tray-Traditional sliced smoked salmon with lemon, capers, chopped eggs and red onion. Served with toasted Cajon pita chips. 18″ tray $90.00
Puff Pastry Wrapped Brie-Freshly baked brie topped with brown sugar and walnuts and wrapped in puff pastry. Served with a fresh fruit garnish. 16″ tray $65.00
Antipasto Tray-An assortment of Classic Italian meats, cheeses and vegetables arranged together and served with sliced Italian Bread. 16″ tray $75
18″ tray $90
Marinated Grilled Vegetables-Garden fresh variety of seasonal vegetables marinated in balsamic vinaigrette and grilled to perfection. 12″ tray $45
16″ tray $60
18″ tray $75
Mini Crab Cakes-Our signature blend of fresh crab meat and seasonings served with lemon wedges and Remoulade Sauce. 12″ tray $75 Approx 35 pieces,
16″ tray $115 Approx 55 pieces,
18″ tray $155 Approx 75 pieces
Deviled Eggs-Traditional homemade deviled eggs with green olive garnish. $12.00 / dozen
Sliced Pinwheel Wraps-Mango chicken salad in a spinach tortilla, sliced turkey and cheese in a garlic and herb tortilla, and Italian cold cuts and provolone in a sun dried tomato tortilla. 18″ tray $75.00 Approx 30 slices of each wrap
Sausage Sampler with Cheese-Hot Italian, fresh bratwurst, and country sausage, all sliced and served with cubed cheddar, pepperjack, and Havarti cheese. Served with fresh sliced bread and a spicy brown mustard. 12″ tray $55
16″ tray $75
18″ tray $90
Chicken Wings-Spicy wings served hot or cold with ranch and celery sticks. 25 wings $40
50 wings $65
75 wings $85
Chicken Tenders-Baked all white meat chicken tenders served hot or cold with ranch, bar-b-que or honey mustard sauce. 25 pieces $45
50 pieces $70
75 pieces $85
Gourmet Meat and Cheese Display-A tray of sliced VA Ham, smoked turkey breast, roast beef and sliced Swiss, cheddar and pepperjack cheeses with a bowl of sandwich sauce. Another tray with lettuce, sliced tomatoes, pickles, pepperoncini and olives. All accompanied by assorted sliced breads. 16″ trays $70 Approx 10 sandwiches 18″ trays $90 Approx 13 sandwiches

dessertsDesserts

Cakes:Decorated – themed for any event – prices start at $45-½ sheet double layer. Fillings available for an additional $4/layer
Decorated Cupcakes Regular – $24.00 dozen   Mini – $10.00 dozen
Specialty Cakes – Chocolate Mousse, Carrot Cake, Angel Food Cake, Classic Chocolate, Yellow or Marble, German Chocolate, Lemon Butter Cream and Cheesecakes
Pies – fresh made to order – Apple, Blueberry, Cherry, Mixed Fruit, Chocolate Cream, Lemon Meringue
Assorted Cookies – choose from Sugar, Chocolate Chip (with or without nuts), Cinnamon Oatmeal Raisin, Peanut Butter, and Double Chocolate $1.00 Each
Decorated Sugar Cookies – custom made for a party or event or for the holidays $30.00/ dozen for medium sized decorated cookies
Holiday Cookie Trays – a variety of decorated and traditional holiday cookies – Seasonal
Specialty Brownies – Fudge, with Nuts or Butterscotch large $1 each
Rice Krispie Treats -Squares $9.50 dozen
Mini Tarts Chocolate Tart Mini Pecan Pies Mini Key Lime Pies Individual Cheesecake Brownies $24.00dozen
Mini Trifles Our version of trifle in an individual, clear disposable shot glass,Minimum of 1 dozen ordered is required – Chocolate/Oreo/Baileys  – Raspberry Mousse/Pound Cake/ Chambord  – Blueberries/Angel Food Cake/Whipped Cream  – —  Butterscotch Mousse/Apple cake/Applejack $39.00 dozen