Social catering Menu

With over 20 years of experience, we create an event that makes you shine! We offer extensive menu selections featuring fresh organically grown produce, pick-up/delivery and full service catering by our professional staff

We specialize in providing catering for all occasions serving the fresh, delicious, and finest cuisine our customers expect but with an extensive menu that surprises our regular Girard Gourmet customers. Add a special touch with birthday cakes, wedding cakes, one of a kind creations, and designer cookies.

We specialize in catering the following events: The most successful parties and events are a collaboration of your ideas and our expertise. We are always open to new menu possibilities as well as ethnic specialties such as French, Mexican, Italian or Pacific fusion.

Pissaladiere-Savory Tartlet
with carmelized onion, tomato, basil & black olive
Wonton Cups
with goat cheese, roasted red peppers & fresh basil
Chicken Curry Toast
crostini topped with chicken curry, slivered almonds & frsh pineapple
Spanokopita-Crisp Phyllo Triangles
filled with spinach, feta, onion & herbs
Mini Quiche Tartlets
choice of ham & cheese/ spinach & mushroom/ tomato & black olive/ salmon & asparagus
Chicken & Vegetable Dumplings
with a ginger soy dipping sauce - Usually the first to go!
Mini Quesadillas
shredded duck breast & smoked Gouda or grilled shrimp & Jack cheese served with a roasted red pepper dip
Chicken Satay Skewers
fresh from the oven with our own peanut sauce
Marinated Beef Skewers
tenderloin wrapped around red & yellow peppers & green scallions
Swedish Meatballs
a crowd pleaser
Stuffed Mushrooms
cheese with toasted almonds or a savory mix of crab with shrimp
Grilled Shrimp & Prosciutto
with herb marinade
Asaragus in phyllo
with gruyere chese
Crab Cakes
with garlic aoili dipping saucee
Salmon Bites
with toasted sesame seeds & citrus dipping sauce
Smoked Salmon Canapes
soft Italian bread, sliced thin, spread with herb cream cheese & topped with smoked salmon & fresh dill
Caprese Skewers
cherry tomato, Bocconcini cheese & basil marinated in balsamic vinaigrette
Phyllo Cups
goat cheese topped with roasted red peppers duck mousse pate in phyllo cups topped with cornichon salmon mousse
Prosciutto Wrapped Around:
1. bite-sized fresh melon
2. asparagus & balsamic vinaigrette
Baby Potato Halves
twice backed potatoes filled with creme fraiche & caviar, or sour creme, bacon crumbles & fresh chives
Crispy Wonton Cups
filled with marinated ahi tartar
Shrimp on Cucumber Discs
with dill & cream cheese
Marinated Shrimp
wrapped with snow peas
Belgian Endive
served with shrimp and avocado, gorgonzola mousse & toasted walnuts
Greek Salad Skewer
with cucumber, olives, tomato and feta cheese
Roasted Tomato & goat cheese Bruschetta  
Eggplant Bruschetta
Crostini topped with a flavorful mixture of grilled eggplant, onion, tomato, basil & parsley
Brie Crostini
topped with Apricot, Brie and sliced pear
Rolled Grapes
grapes rolled in boursin cheese & toasted almonds
Small serves up to 20  
Medium serves up to 40  
Large serves up to 75  
Fresh Fruit Tray
Vegetable Tray (2 DIPS)
Fruit and Cheese Tray
Vegetable and Pate Tray
Assorted Cheese Tray
Dessert Platter
Our dips include
Ranch, Roasted Red Pepper, Honey Mustard, Caesar, Dijon Aioli, Hummus.
We use only the freshest produce, and selection is based on what is in season at the time. Our cheeses are imported from Europe. Doux de Montagne, Stilton, Jarlsberg, Chevre and Boursin are just some of the varieties that we use. Pate choices run from smooth duck mousse to a country with peppercorn. We can order whatever you wish. The desserts are a medley of some of the following: brownies, almond squares, mini chocolate chip cookies, assorted rugulah, pecan squares and lemon bars. Add mini fruit tarlets for an extra $0.50 per person.  
Brie En Croute
$40 serves 20-25 Small wheel of brie topped with an apricot glaze, wrapped with puffed pastry, baked and served with dried fruit, bread and crackers
Small wheel of brie topped with sun-dried tomato and basil pesto,wrapped with puffed pastry, baked and served with toasted pine nuts, bread and crackers
Mexican Layer Dip
$35 serves 20-25
$60 serves 45-50
Seasoned refried beans, guacamole, salsa, sour cream, shredded cheese, black olives, diced tomato, green onions. Served hot or cold with tortilla chips.
Antipasto Platter
$60 serves 20-25
$90 serves 45-50
Greek olives, roasted red peppers, grilled eggplant, cornichons, assorted cheeses, genoa salami, marinated mushrooms, artichokes, bread and crackers
Artichoke and Spinach Dip
$35 serves 20-25
$60 serves 45-50
A fantastic dip full of artichokes, fresh spinach, parmesan, fresh herbs and spices delicious served hot or cold.
Cocktail Sandwiches
Price varies
Beef tenderloin, roast turkey or honey-glazed ham served on our own italian or eight grain rolls
Station 1
Assorted mini bagels with cream cheeses: regular, light, fruit, herb Smoked salmon platter with capers, sweet red onion slices, lemon wedges
Mini potato pancakes with sour cream, applesauce, ketchup
Station 2
Assortment of mini muffins & pastries Homemade granola
Milk and yogurt
Fresh fruit salad or fruit platter
Station 3 - Choose One
Omelette station
Assorted vegetables, cheeses, herbs and, of course, eggs
Breakfast burritos
Flour tortillas filled with eggs, peppers, beans, cheese
Ham & cheese
Spinach & mushroom
Salmon & goat cheese
Egg casserole
with sauteed vegetables or cheese and ham
Breakfast meats
Station 4
Cold beverage station
Fresh orange juice and/or cranberry juice
Regular iced tea and/or red zinger iced tea
Regular and/or decaf coffee
Assorted teas
Cream, assorted sugars
The menu includes our most popular items for social events. It may be adapted for business meetings. See girard gourmet menu for sandwich selections. Mini-croissants with chicken curry are a delightful addition to any party.  
Combination Salad
Served on boston lettuce with dressing on the side
Choose 3 items:
Fruit salad
Chicken salad
Couscous tabouli
Curried rice salad
Tuna salad
Potato dill
Pasta primavera
Seafood pasta
Curried chicken salad
Orzo pasta
Classic caesar salad with shaved parmesan and house made croutons
Entree salads
Chicken breast and grilled salmon may be added
Spinach salad with oranges, beets, mushrooms & chives Pear & cambazola salad with fresh strawberries & toasted walnuts Chicken caesar pasta salad with feta cheese & romaine lettuce Salade nicoise with haricots verts, eggs, tomatoes, cornichons, tuna & olives
Cobb salad with bacon, blue cheese, turkey, tomatoes, cucumber, egg & leaf lettuce
caesar, ranch, balsamic, tarragon vinaigrette, honey dijon, raspberry vinaigrette and our famous orange dressing
Additional Choices
Quiche: ham & cheese; spinach, mushroom & cheese; tomato-basil or salmon & asparagus Crepes: chicken & mushroom or seafood
Eggplant stuffed with spinach, ricotta cheese & herbs topped with marinarna sauce
Salmon penne pasta with sun-dried tomatoes, fresh basil in a chardonnay cream sauce
Chocolate mousse or lemon mousse cake
Cheese cake
Assorted dessert platter including mini-fruit tarts
Select hot or cold items from the appetizer menu
Spinach salad
greek salad
green salad
caesar salad
pear & cambazola salad
Lamb stew with carrots and mushrooms
Salmon penne pasta with sun-dried tomatoes
Fettuccine with chicken & bell pepper cream sauce
Chicken & mushroom crepes in a chardonnay cream sauce
Chicken and sausage jambalaya
Boeuf bourguignon with carrots, celery & onions
Chicken fajitas with tortillas & condiments
Penne pasta rustica
Citrus marinated salmon with mango salsa
Herb rice
mexican rice
mashed potatoes
refried or black beans
garlic mashed potatoes
roasted herbed red potatoes
seasonal steamed vegetables
macaroni & cheese
gingered green beans
steamed asparagus
Plum, apple or mixed fruit tarts with creme anglaise
Assorted dessert platter with cookies & dessert squares
Chocolate or lemon mousse cake
Cheese cake: plain, raspberry, chocolate, caramel-apple
Butternut squash soup
Gingered corn & zucchini soup
Carrot & ginger soup
Salad of bib lettuce, avocado & dried cranberries
Farmer's salad with bacon, croutons, walnuts & tomatoes
Salmon with lemon-shallot relish & prosciutto chips
Spice encrusted chicken breasts with balsamic butter sauce
Roasted pork loin with cranberry-port sauce
Paella with chicken, sausage, seafood or combination of all
Mediterranean chicken or lamb tagine served with couscous
Linguine fine with zucchini, basil & dill
Creamy rice with lemon, herbs & parmesan
Roasted asparagus with lemon zest gremolata
Trio of basmati, jasmine & wild rice with herbs
Roasted root vegetables with rosemary & thyme
Mashed or roasted potatoes
Plum or apple tarts Cheese cake: plain, raspberry, pumpkin, caramel-apple
Trio of fruit sorbet with seasonal berries
Chocolate or lemon mousse cake
Select hot or cold items from the appetizer menu
Spinach salad with oranges, beets, mushrooms & chives Pear & cambazola salad with fresh strawberries & toasted walnuts Classic caesar salad with shaved parmesan and house made croutons Cranberry, blue cheese, glazed pecans, mixed baby greens and orange vinaigrette
Dressings: caesar, ranch, balsamic vinaigrette, honey dijon, raspberry vinaigrette
Braised short ribs in red wine reduction
Coq au vin
Salmon stuffed with spinach & marscapone cheese
Herb encrusted beef tenderloin with a wild mushroom medley
Sea bass with a mango salsa
Carved leg of lamb
Eggplant stuffed with spinach, ricotta cheese & marinara sauce (other vegetarian options available)
Herb rice
Garlic mashed potatoes
Gingered green beans
Potatoes au gratin
Roasted herbed red potatoes
Seasonal steamed vegetables
Grilled vegetables
Steamed or roasted asparagus
Chocolate mousse cake
Lemon mousse cake
Cheese cake
Assorted dessert platter