Family Meal 2024
What is a family meal? Remember what it is like to sit as a small group around the table, enjoy friends and family while dinner is passed around? We offer a complete menu with delicious choices served family style on small plates.
Set up on guest arrival while the family is off taking photos (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.
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
Deli Meat Tray
Famous brothers pepperoni, cured meats, prosciutto and chef choice with pickles and olives plus sweet honey mustard for dipping
Lebanese Mezzah 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
Imported cheese and charcutarie 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
Cheese & Crackers GF
A selection of local and international cheeses including Guinness, Cheddar with claret, Brie, Camembert, smoked Gouda, spiced Havarti Sage Derby and jalapeno jack. Plus lately we have been able to get delicious cheese from around the world so expect to see new and exciting options. 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
Choice of one salad
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 creamy ranch.
**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.
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 two
Local Eden Valley chicken GF
Dry rubbed with our famous organic spices, served cut with drumsticks, thighs and split breasts. This is the go to menu items to play it safe for larger crowds.
Pork Ribs GF
Pork ribs smothered in traditional barbecue sauce, smoked using natural maple wood.
2 ribs per person depending on size of ribs
Braised Lamb Shank
Our fall off the bone braised lamb shank with rich red wine and tomato reduction
Stuffed pork loin
Local pork stuffed with fresh herbs, and dried fruit, carved on site.
Thai curry chicken GF
Shang hi bok choy, green peppers, rich coconut curry broth dark chicken meat best served with rice
Classic Stuffed chicken GF
We offer several hand stuffed chicken options – white and wild mushroom with thyme, garlic and cheese, Sun dried tomato brochette and spinach and smoked Dubliner cheese. These can also be customized.
Stuffed Peppers GF V
Red and Yellow peppers grilled and stuffed with quinoa, grilled vegetables, seared tofu and curried raisins
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 GF
Beef Short Ribs GF
Braised Beef short ribs made with a homemade marinade of vegetables, herbs and sauces best served with garlic and herb mashed potatoes. $3 per person additional
Grilled or poached Center cut North Atlantic Farmed Salmon GF
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 Cobequid maple raisin glaze or a zesty lemon, olive oil and fresh oregano drizzle, the choice is yours.
Chick pea Chana Chat GF V
Great as an option for vegetarians! Loads of fresh tomatoes, chick peas and cilantro and marinated overnight. Best served with basmati rice.
Sides for some, sides for all!
Let our team recommend the best side for your main course
Steamed Asparagus with lemon butter and herbs
Butter and parsley baby carrots
Steamed yellow and green beans
Roasted baby red potatoes with organic spices Recommended
Garlic mashed potato
Saffron white and wild rice
Winter vegetables with roasted garlic and rosemary
Fingerling potato with garlic oil
Mixed Roasted Vegetables Recommended
Choose one of the following
Sweet Special Things
This is the fasted way to look after a large group because no one has to return to the buffet. We prepare a single plate for every table delivered during speeches after the main course is cleared. Included are mini cheesecake squares, a selection of brownies, mini tarts and squares.
Strawberry Shortcake on homemade tea biscuits In the late summer best to do this with wild NS Blueberries
Yummy! Fresh baked shortbread (not the weird spongy stuff) loaded with strawberry and puree, topped with fresh whip cream and more hand cut berries.
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. Additoanl $3 pp for this option
Fresh Cut Fruit GF V
Assorted berries and marinated melons with pineapple, whip cream and cinnamon sugar
Selection of petite for’s and squares
Cheesecake selection with assorted berry coulis We also offer GF Chocolate torte with this on request
$69.99 per person plus 15% Tax and 15% Gratuity based on not less than 100 people. Price includes three stationed Hors D’oeuvres, two mains plus Vegetarian on request, two sides, salad, one dessert option, coffee and tea. For groups below 100 guests, our price increases by $4 for every drop of 10 guests.
Delivery charge start at $100, $175 truck fee 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.