Inspiration Menu

This inspiration menu is just a sample of what we can execute for our clients - please allow us the opportunity to craft a menu just for you!
Please contact us to create your proposal with pricing - items such as service style, location, length of service, and guest count can be determining factors.

Station Samplings

All Season Tappas & Charcuterie sliced house meats & hot smoked salmon
stone fruit goat cheese platter with peach honey
assorted European cheese wedge display
roasted petit carrots with pistachios & spiced oil
roasted Artichokes & olives
marcona almonds & spiced pistachios
eggplant croutons & heirloom tomato bruschetta
charred shrimp corn salad
smoked mushroom conserva
beets with farro & charred kale
crisp prosciutto & asparagus

Taco Stand Choose two proteins; served with queso fresco, corn (gf) & flour tortillas, pico de gallo, lime crema, salsa verde, and limes.
adobo grilled steak with fresh jalapeno
chile glazed chicken with grilled onion
al pastor with charred pineapple
pescado with red cabbage slaw, lime cilantro
grilled shrimp with jicama salad
black bean chipotle sweet potato (v)

Dragon Ramen Bowls & Wraps choose two -ginger hoisin beef, ginger chicken, tempura shrimp, tamari glazed tofu, sliced bbq pork
miso or shiro broth
Accoutrements - radishes, scallion, tofu, crispy pork belly, avocado, micro cilantro, shredded fresh cabbage & carrots, egg

Tuscan Antipasto Flatbread Fusion - roasted tomato & olive, wild mushroom & ricotta fig
old world cheese wedges with crackers
crudités, olives & pickled vegetables
white bean salad
salumi & prosciutto
mushroom conserva with multigrain crostini Buttermilk whipped Yukon potatoes Creamed spinach, roasted wild mushrooms, onion frites Grilled asparagus, horseradish & mustard caper sauces & petite rolls

Dearborn City Limits Shish Abdul - grilled tomatoes, pickled turnips, garlic sauce
Chicken Tawook - hummus, tzatziki
fattoush salad/sumac vinaigrette
spinach pie
majadra or falafel
grilled pita

Steakhouse Protein (choose one) - carved tenderloin, prime rib, pork loin, striploin
add turkey breast for an additional $4
Served with buttermilk whipped potatoes, creamed spinach, roasted wild mushrooms, grilled asparagus platter, horseradish & mustard caper sauces and petite rolls.

Pure Michigan sliced beef tenderloin with assorted mustards & jams, artisan rolls, & fried onions
Great Lakes Salmon - everything crusted filets, pickled radishes
brussel sprout & bacon hash
Mitten Salad - dried cherries, apples, sweet potato, almonds, ancient grains, chevre, balsamic vinaigrette

Celebration of Seafood “Everything” Salmon Platter (whole roasted sides) - horseradish crème fraiche, pickled onions, caper relish, roasted beet salad, cream cheese spread, mustard seed caviar, bagel chips
Fruits de Mer Seafood Salads – octopus, pickled shrimp, smoked scallops
shrimp cocktail
house smoked salmon & gravlax

Uptown Slider Collection All American - pickle pillows, sautéed onions, ketchup, mustard, classic bun (can add American cheese)
B & B -smoked blue cheese & bacon
Pulled BBQ Pork - pulled pork, red cabbage slaw, pretzel bun
Buffalo Chicken - smothered with hot sauce & topped with blue cheese dressing
Californian Turkey - whole grain roll, sprouts, red pepper goat spread & avocado mayo
Nashville Chicken - pimento cheese, pickle, biscuit
Black Bean - roasted salsa, pepper jack & cilantro sour cream
Salmon - whole grain roll, green goddess dressing, roasted peppers
Our Famous Seafood Cake – slaw, old bay aioli, potato bun
Lentil Baby Burger - tomato jam, garlic boursin spread, whole grain roll

Little Bite Samplings

LAND

Chorizo Stuffed Bacon Wrapped Date

Tenderloin Canape tomato jam, horseradish cream

Brisket Mico Taco pico, crème

Lamb Lolli Chop cucumber mint raita

Portobello Tenderloin Skewer horseradish sauce (gf)

SEA

Seafood Cakes roasted red pepper aioli

Salmon Pastrami Toast rosemary cracker, garlic cream cheese

Thai Shrimp Skewer wonton wrapped, sweet chili sauce (gf)

Sesame Tuna Cube sesame ginger, ponzu

Assorted Sushi

Shrimp Cocktail Shooter

VEGETARIAN

Butternut Squash Empanadas house ricotta

Bruleed Apple Canape fig jam, sage (v, v+)

Caprese Skewer balsamic syrup

Cauliflower Mac & Cheese Hot Pot shaved parmesan, fried kale

Rueben Spring Roll Russian dressing

POULTRY

Lemon Oregano Chicken tzatziki sauce

Turkey Brie Baguette Bite chutney, honey mustard, sprouts, raisin pecan bread

Chicken Sausage Button jalapeno mustard

Coconut Chicken Bites sweet chili sauce

Buffalo Chicken Skewer blue cheese sauce, celery salt

Lime Cilantro Chicken Micro Taco salsa verde, lime crème

Small Plate Samplings

Shrimp and Grits jumbo shrimp, heirloom corn grits, house tasso vinaigrette, preserved fennel chow chow (gf)

Beef Short Rib red wine braised short rib, potato puree, shaved Brussles, crispy garlic chips, pan jus (gf)

Beef Kalbi Korean beef short rib, Japanese yam, house kimchi, scallion salad

Chicken Mushroom Scallopine asparagus risotto cake, mushroom chicken demi

Pork Tenderloin polenta, black garlic aioli, charred scallion

Carrot Quinoa Falafel house falafel, hummus, harissa oil, arugula, quinoa crumble (gf, v, v+)

Everything Salmon “everything bagel” encrusted salmon, farro and beet tabbouleh, house boursin, micro radish

Beef Tenderloin petite filet, smashed seasonal potatoes, creamed mustard greens, house demi (gf)

Pesto Chicken & Vegetable Ravioli pesto grilled chicken, vegetable ravioli, smoked tomato cream sauce, micro basil

Roasted Vegetable Ravioli smoked tomato cream sauce, micro basil (v)

Quinoa Sweet Potato Cake fennel apple slaw, harissa remoulade (gf, v)

Plated Meal Samplings

Poultry Entrées pan seared airline breast, prosciutto, roasted lemon parmesan cauliflower, steamed haricot verts, saffron risotto, fines herbs jus (gf)

chicken Nu Florentine, spinach ricotta, garlic herb seasonal potatoes, haricots verts, sundried tomato glace (gf)

Michigan cherry chicken, cherry glace, whole grain risotto, roasted stem on carrots, braised greens (gf)

Seafood Entrées herb seared salmon, fennel leek confit, saffron risotto, lemon oil (gf)

grilled citrus salmon, beet carrot frites, asparagus, citrus buerre blanc (gf)

red snapper, parmesan polenta cake, baby ratatouille (gf)

Duo Entrées garlic crusted sirloin filet, grilled shrimp, horseradish whipped potatoes, petite vegetables, red pepper demi-glace

herb grilled salmon, sirloin filet, grilled plum tomatoes, potato gratin, spinach pesto

pesto grilled chicken, vegetable ravioli, smoked tomato cream sauce, petite vegetables, micro basil

Beef Entrées tenderloin filet, horseradish whipped potatoes, onion frites, red wine glace, roasted haricots verts

boneless short rib, ancient grain risotto, haricot verts, mushroom glace (gf)

New York strip, roasted garlic fingerlings, asparagus, mustard ale jus (gf)

Pork & Lamb Entrées lamb chop, potato gratin, rosemary lamb jus, rapini, smoked tomato (gf)

smoked pork chop, sausage corn bread stuffing, tasso shrimp gravy, fried green tomato

pork tenderloin, root vegetable gnocchi, rhubarb thyme jus, baby beets

Vegetarian Entrées wild mushroom spinach lasagna (v)

eggplant feta phyllo pie, black olive vinaigrette (gf,v)

zucchini tian, tomato vinaigrette (v)

smoked seasonal vegetable steak, polenta cake, fennel ribbon salad (gf,v)

Dessert Displays

Dessert Extravaganza Something for everybody! assorted mousse cups, petite brownies, desert bars, micro cannoli, mini cupcakes, petite mousse parfaits, chocolate strawberries, bite sized cookies

Petite Sweets Lots to choose from - petite brownies, desert bars, mini cupcakes, bite sized cookies

Local Michigan Favorites mini bumpy cupcakes, cherry tarts, cream puff fudge shooters, apple Jonathon squares, Mackinac fudge bites or root beer floats, apples Jonathon squares

Summer Picnic Potluck lemon bars, chocolate brownies, fruit tarts, assorted cupcakes, chocolate chunk and vanilla shortbread cookies

Autumn Warming Spices double pecan thumbprints, smore bars, pear ginger crisp, apple cake, pumpkin spice cupcakes, sugar dusted cider donuts, iced molasses cookies

Winter White iced sugar cookie snowflakes, sugar dusted cake donuts, eclairs and vanilla bean cream puffs, marshmallows, chocolate cupcakes with bright white buttercream

*consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shelffish, or eggs may increase your risk of food borne illness*