“Catering to the needs of Mainland Nova Scotia since 1989”
Buffet Menu 2024
Set up on guest arrival immediately following ceremony, bar would be open at this time, while wedding party is off with photographer and dinner is being prepared
(Choice of three options, all set up self-serve)
Vegetables Crudité GF V
A generous selection of hand chosen vegetables including the following but not limited to. Green, yellow and red pepper, green and yellow zucchini, grape tomatoes, cauliflower and broccoli, green or yellow beans, hand cut carrot sticks (no bunny luv’s here), celery and more. Served with a creamy garden vegetable dip or choose dairy free hummus.
Local Hot Smoked Atlantic salmon GF
Local North Atlantic fresh salmon loin dusted with brown sugar and maple with fresh herbs, slow smoked with oak and cherry woods and served with mango chutney and crackers
Fresh fruit medley GF V
We start our creation with a juicy pineapple and add honeydew melon, watermelon, cantaloupe, green grapes, red grapes, oranges, strawberries, fresh berries and whatever else is available and in season. We usually set this up as the centerpiece of the hors d’oeuvre table multi-layer.
Steamed Shrimp GF
20-30 count per pound shrimp lightly steamed and served cold either our seasoned Thai style or traditionally with seafood dipping sauce
Steamed Nova Scotia Mussels GF
Local Indian point blue mussels gently steamed with white wine, garlic and onions and served with drawn butter
Deli Meat Tray
Famous brothers pepperoni, cured meats, prosciutto and chef choice with pickles and olives plus sweet honey mustard for dipping
Imported cheese and charcuterie tray
Basically a blend of our fantastic selection of cheese from around the world, caper berries, deli meats, prosciutto, fresh grapes and more all artfully displayed on a large rough sawn maple board
Lebanese Mezza platter
Living in such a diverse location as Halifax allows us to showcase the rich ethnic foods of Lebanon and the Middle East. Includes Fatayer (Spinach Pie), slices of pita, stuffed grape leaves, kibbeh and hummus
Cheese & Crackers
This is a more traditional selection for those perhaps a bit less adventurous. Expect to see mozzarella, cheddar, marble and swiss with pickles and garnish. Each tray is artfully decorated with a selection of crackers and if required gluten free crackers.
Fresh Baked Rolls and cut baguettes
Our classic soft white oven baked dinner roll with butter and bacel and a selection of cut breads and baguettes. GF bread on request
Please choose one of the following salads
Add a second salad for $6 pp.
Certainly Cinnamon House GF V
Our most popular salad with a blend of seasonal organic greens, micro greens shredded beets, radicchio, crisp vegetables, dried fruit and fresh berries, julienned carrots and whatever seasonal vegetables we have on hand. Served with sweet onion vinaigrette, sun dried tomato pesto dressing, balsamic vinegar and olive oil and another dressing of our choice.
**Please feel free to personalize our house recipe, add things like pear or string beets, or add goat’s cheese to homestead feta; you are only limited by your imagination!
Mediterranean Greek GF
Homestead Feta, Kalamata black olives, red onions, English cucumbers, ruby red tomato fresh herbs and parsley and crisp romaine in a traditional Greek dressing.
Classic Caesar Salad
The name says it all, creamy dressing, real chopped bacon, crisp romaine, fresh shaved parmesan.
Baby Spinach Greens GF
Tender baby spinach greens, California walnuts, Goat’s cheese, dried fruit and berries, cut vegetables with a balsamic vinaigrette dressing.
Kale and Broccoli salad GF – Local kale, broccoli, cheese, Spanish onion in a sweet sauce
Radish, Arugula and fennel salad GF – A very light summer salad, unizue with hints of licorice and topped with a lemon vinegarette.
Other - We can pretty much make any type of salad so just let us know what you are interested in and we will add it to the menu.
Please choose one option. If you can give us exact numbers or will allow your guests to make a choice you can have two options. Vegan and GF is also included no charge as long as we know who they are. If you would like to have two options for everyone, please ask your sales associate for a quote.
Triple “A” Local Roast Beef GF Atlantic
Anyone can cook beef; we think ours is the best! All our beef comes from Prince Edward Island which is the only location that can provide local beef without going to the farmJ. Slow roasted for up to 20 hours with simple dry rub spices, we let the flavor of the beef speak for itself. Served with au jus (can be made GF on request) made from the drippings.
Nova Scotia Maple Ham GF Local
Tender juicy pure maple syrup soaked ham, slow roasted, gently smoked in our hard wood smoker and carved on site. Accompanied by assorted mustards including our signature whole mustard seed and white wine spread
Grilled 1/4 Roast Chicken GF Local
One of our most popular items; local Eden Valley chickens dry rubbed, oven roasted and finished on site on the grill cut to order by our chef
Apple stuffed pork loin GF Local
Local pork loin stuffed with farm apples, dried fruit, fresh herbs, and spices than pan seared and slow roasted. Sliced on site by our chef and served with apple sauce and dripping reduction
Grilled Chipotle Lime Rubbed wing tip chicken GF V
Skin on boneless chicken breast dry rubbed with southwest seasonings and fresh lime juice; we like our chicken to bite back!!
Grilled Chicken Skewers (2 pp.) GF
White and dark chicken marinated in Mediterranean spices with fresh lemon and herbs than grilled and served over seasoned rice
.Grilled Center cut North Atlantic Farmed Salmon GF Local
All our salmon comes from Fisherman’s market here in Halifax, one of the oldest independent fish mongers around. We only use “Heritage cut Salmon” which tends to be thinker and has a better flavor than supermarket variety. The options are endless with Salmon so consider having a tarragon cream sauce, local Cobiquid maple raisin glaze or a zesty lemon, olive oil and fresh oregano drizzle, the choice is yours.
Vegan Stuffed baby eggplant GF V
Baby eggplant brushed with pataks curry paste and roasted; filled with seared tofu, black bean, chickpea, vegetables, and quinoa.
Chick pea Chana Chat GF V
Great as an option for vegetarians! Loads of fresh tomatoes, chickpeas, eggplant, and cilantro and marinated overnight. Best served with basmati rice.
The following (3) are included with your choices above.
Spanish rice GF V
Long grain rice stir-fried with black beans, onion, fresh cilantro and hints of Mexican and Spanish spices. Nothing like adding a bit of spice to the wedding!!
Farm to Table Baby Red Potatoes GF V
Local potatoes splashed with olive oil, Herbs De Provence and roasted. As with all vegetables sometimes baby red potatoes are unavailable or exceptionally expensive. Caterer reserves the right to use local regular potatoes or mix it up with fingerlings. OR choose any style of potato you prefer
Mixed Roasted Vegetables GF V
Expect to see green and yellow zucchini, green and yellow beans, carrots, sweet potato, green, yellow and red peppers, broccoli tossed with olive oil, spices and roasted. Really this is only a small sample of what we do; we pretty much use whatever is available and (hopefully) in season. All our vegetables come from Pete’s Fruitique.
Creamy Mac and Cheese ***This item can be substituted for the potatoes or rice above
Macaroni, triple cheese blend, cream, bacon, and onions, topped with seasoned breadcrumbs and baked.
Choose one of the following
Sweet Special Things
Mini cheesecake squares a selection of brownies, mini tarts and squares
Mason Jar Strawberry Shortcake
Yummy! Fresh baked white pound cake loaded with strawberry and puree, topped with fresh whip cream and more hand cut berries. For GF we offer this with Gluten free lemon cake
Baked brownies with field berries and whip cream **Can be offered GF with a small price increase
Baked brownie with icing, whip cream, topped with blueberries, blackberries, strawberries and raspberries.
Definitely one of our most popular dessert options; creamy sweet egg and cream custard topped with burnt sugar topping GF $3 more per person for this item.
The fine print
$47.99 per person plus 15% Tax and 15% Gratuity based on not less than 100 people. For groups below 100 guests, our price increases by $4 for every drop of 10 guests.
Delivery charge start at $100, cargo van fee of $175 and management fee of $150 apply.
Price includes set up of our supplies, all service staff (based on 6 hours), all dishes and flatware (Bone china and 1810 stainless steel) and water glasses.
Every wedding is unique and we expect changes (vegetarians, locations, travel time etc.) so please contact us for an exact quote.