Appetizers Menu

Gourmet Dips and Spreads

Tarama - Whipped Caviar
Liptauer - Goat Cheese with caraway, capers, paprika & Dijon
Tzatziki - Yogurt with cucumber, dill and walnuts
Gorgonzola with fresh herbs
Smoked Trout Spread
Garlic and Lemon Hummas
Olive Tapenade
Roasted Red Pepper and Eggplant
Spinach, Artichoke and Asiago cheese

Assorted Crostini

Mediterranean - Artichoke, roasted red pepper relish, feta & rosemary
Olive Tapenade with goat cheese
Roast beef with horsey aioli & micro greens
Bruschetta style with marinated mozzarella, tomatoes & basil
Sliced chorizo and manchego cheese
Cranberry & Brie
Shredded pork with peach jalapeno chutney

Risotto Lollipops

Cajun style - Peppers, onions, chorizo sausage & jack cheese with sriracha aioli

Italian - Prosciutto, Parmesan & saffron with sundried tomato pesto
Vegetarian - Mushroom & Fontana with herb pesto


White fish, Scallops, Octopus or Shrimp with seasonal vegetables, lemon, lime or orange juice


Gruyere & Apple - Caramelized onions, shaved apples & Gruyere with dijonaise

Shredded Pork - Pico de Gallo, cilantro & jack cheese with corn salsa & cilantro sour cream

Chicken - Cheddar, jack, scallions & cilantro, black beans with salsa sour cream

Cheese - Manchego, cheddar & jack cheese with salsa & sour cream

Miniature Quiches

Sundried tomato goat cheese
Broccoli Cheddar
Spinach Mushroom
Asparagus Parmesan


Tuna Tartar - Traditional with capers, minced egg yoke & whites, red onion & Dijon

Spicy Tuna Tartar - Jicama, jalapenos, cilantro & lime on homemade seasoned potato chips
Mediterranean Seared Tuna - With capers, olives, red onion & roasted peppers and pita
Asian Seared Tuna - With wasabi aioli, radish, Chinese 5 spice on a wonton chip


Crab Shooters with honey dew & avocado with a fish rue garnish
Crab stuffed cucumbers
Black bean & crab fritters - with tequila & cilantro remolded
Mini crab cakes with lime thi chili aioli
Crab with Smoked Gouda and Wild Mushroom Cheese Cake


Hungarian Smoked Pork and Sauerkraut Strudel


Smoked salmon roulade - or Smoked salmon tar tarte
Salmon tartlets with leek & gruyere


Blue Cheese & fig turnovers
Benita / Spanakopita - Philo pastry with feta egg mixture, leeks & spinach
Marinated Wild Mushrooms with Goat Cheese
Stuffed Grape Leaves
Assorted Cheese Wedges and Fruit
Charcuterie and Olive Platter
Homemade potato Pierogies with Carmelized onions

Also available - hot and cold seasonal soups


Hazelnut Catering's Appetizer Menu represents a sampling of the most popular items. We can personalize your event with the addition of your favorite foods.