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Elegant Fare Catering

Thank you for considering Elegant Fare Catering for your Special Event. Elegant Fare Catering is dedicated to providing upscale full-service corporate, social and themed catering with the primary emphasis on professional consistent service, beautifully presented cuisine, and exceptional food taste.

At Elegant Fare, we understand just how important your event is. The food must be delicious, the service impeccable, the presentation artistic and the personnel prompt and reliable.

Everyone involved in your event is a professional. We select the members of our catering family carefully. Our talented staff includes an executive chef, pastry chef, buffet decorators, and a service management team. Our entire wait-staff must undergo extensive training in service and personal presentation in order to offer our clients more than they expect.

A sales consultant will personally walk you through the catering planning process. There will be a service captain at your event to ensure it runs smoothly. All menus can be customized to suite your taste and dietary needs. Elegant Fare provides cake cutting services at no addition cost. A complimentary tasting for up to four guests is available.

Relax! With Elegant Fare you can be assured that we will attend to every detail. Our ability to respond quickly and tastefully to our clients’ needs is what has made us the “Caterer of Choice” for many institutions in the Greater Cincinnati area.

Elegant Fare is happy to accommodate any special dietary needs


Buffet Dinner Options

Buffet I

includes two entrees, one salad, starch, vegetable, dinner rolls & butter

Citrus Sage Roasted Turkey Breast, jus

Herb Roasted or Grilled Chicken Breast

Fire Roasted Pineapple Salsa or Bourbon BBQ Sauce

Mango Glazed Chicken Breast, Mango Chili Salsa

Chicken Piccata with Lemon Butter and Capers

Blackberry Balsamic Boneless Breast of Chicken

Five Spice Boneless Breast of Chicken, Apricot Cranberry Chutney

Boneless Chicken Breast, Black Pepper Butter Sauce

Blistered Corn, Red Onion and Red Pepper Garnish

Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Poblano Cream Sauce

Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Lemon Herb Beurre Blanc

Pan Seared White Fish, Pico de Gallo, Cotija Cheese and Cilantro

Crab and Scallop Stuffed Sole, Lemon Sauce

Garlic Butter Cajun Cod

Carved Herb & Garlic Crusted Baron of Beef

Red Wine Shallot Demi-Glace & Chive Horseradish Cream

Brown Ale Hickory Smoked Beef Brisket, Horseradish Aioli

House Smoked Pulled Pork (or Chicken) Blackberry BBQ Sauce & Carolina BBQ Sauce

Carved Brown Sugar & Citrus Maple Glazed Ham

Herb Roasted Pork Loin, Apple Sage Sauce OR Grilled Peach Chutney

Bacon wrapped Pork Loin, Pear Compote, Balsamic Reduction

Grilled Portobello Mushrooms on Bed of Garlicky Spinach

Served with Roasted Vegetables, toasted Pecan Cous Cous

Penne Pasta with Asparagus, Shaved Parmesan and Roasted Grape Tomatoes

Tossed in Spicy Alfredo topped with Arugula


Buffet II

 includes two entrees, one salad, starch, vegetable, dinner rolls & butter

Golden Seared Stuffed Chicken Breast, Spinach, Artichoke Hearts, Panko, Parmesan Cream Sauce

Chicken Lorraine Stuffed with Bacon and Swiss, Light Béarnaise Sauce

Chipotle Peach Glazed Boneless Breast of Chicken

Balsamic Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, Granny Smith Apple Gremolata

Pesto, Goat Cheese Chicken Breast, Brandy & Golden Pear Coulis

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast, Tomato Pepper Jam

Stuffed Chicken Breast with Goat Cheese, Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic Sauce

Sweet Honey, Thyme, Apricot Glazed Chicken Breast, Balsamic Red Zinfandel and Sweet Onion Confit

White Fish stuffed with Creamed Spinach and Artichoke, White Wine Cream Sauce,garnished with Golden Bread Crumbs and Fresh Basil

Mustard & Panko Crusted Mahi Mahi, Citrus Beurre Blanc

Spicy Chili Garlic Golden Trout

Whiskey Ginger Grilled Salmon

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak, Red Wine Demi-Glace, Pink Peppercorn Sauce

Grilled Coffee Rubbed Flank Steak, Coffee Bourbon Sauce

Chef Carved Garlic & Pepper Crusted New York Strip Loin, Horseradish Cream Sauce, Peppercorn Sauce 

Chef Carved Herb Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Chive Horseradish Cream, Dijon Cabernet Reduction or Mushroom Demi-Glace    

Jalapeno Popper Pork Loin Roulade

Smoked Pork Tenderloin, Black Raspberry Mustard Sauce

Spinach, Garlic and Pine nut Parcels with Sundried Tomato Sauce an Balsamic Syrup

Basmati Rice with Cashews, Edamame and Currants Topped with Spinach and Tofu Masala


Seated Dinner Options

includes one entrée, one salad, starch, vegetable, dinner rolls & butter

 Mango Glazed Chicken Breast, Mango Chili Salsa

Boneless Chicken Breast, Black Pepper Butter Sauce

Blistered Corn, Red Onion and Red Pepper Garnish

Blackberry Balsamic Boneless Breast of Chicken, Blackberry Garnish

 Golden Seared Stuffed Chicken Breast, Spinach, Artichoke Hearts, Panko, Parmesan Cream Sauce

 Five Spice Boneless Breast of Chicken, Apricot Cranberry Chutney

Chicken Lorraine Stuffed with Bacon and Swiss, Light Bearnaise Sauce

Chipotle Peach Glazed Boneless Breast of Chicken

Pan Seared Boneless Breast of Chicken, Lemon Herb Beurre Blanc

Pan Seared Chicken Breast, Poblano Cream Sauce

Balsamic Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast, Granny Smith Apple Gremolata

Pesto, Goat Cheese Chicken Breast, Brandy & Golden Pear Coulis

Caramelized Shallot, Spinach & Feta Stuffed Chicken Breast, Tomato Pepper Jam

Stuffed Chicken Breast with Goat Cheese, Spinach, Sundried Tomatoes, Roasted Garlic Sauce

White Fish stuffed with Creamed Spinach and Artichoke, White Wine Cream Sauce,

garnished with Golden Bread Crumbs and Basil

Pan Seared Arctic Char

Mediterranean Pear Tomato-Roasted Pepper & Fresh Herb “Salsa”

Spicy Chili Garlic Golden Trout

Whiskey Ginger Grilled Salmon

Grilled Salmon Gremolata

French Onion Pork Loin Roulade, jus

Flank Steak Roulade stuffed with Smoked Gouda, Prosciutto, Fresh

Sage and Arugula, Horseradish Cabernet Demi-Glace

Rhinegeist Beer Braised Short Ribs 

Citrus and Chili Braised Short Ribs

Tuscan Marinated Sliced Sirloin, Morel Cream Sauce 

Point Reyes Blue Cheese Crusted Filet of Beef 

Marinated Grilled Filet, Herbed Compound Butter

Sliced Herb & Garlic Roasted Beef Tenderloin,

Brandy Mustard Cream Sauce OR Bordelaise 

Roasted Sweet Potato Risotto with

Caramelized Pineapples and a Mellow Roasted Garlic Sauce

Yellow Pepper Stuffed with Quinoa, Feta and Vegetables

Atop a bed of Creamy Polenta, Herb Purée


Hearty Garden Salad

Romaine, Iceberg, Shredded Red Cabbage, Grated Carrots, Sliced Cucumber, Tomato Wedges, Ranch & Herbed Balsamic Vinaigrette

New Age Caesar Salad

Crisp Romaine, Garlic Toasted Croutons, Roasted Tomatoes, Freshly Shaved Parmesan, Creamy Caesar Dressing

Greek Salad

Romaine Lettuce, Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumber, Red Onion, Kalamata Olives and Feta Cheese, Oregano Vinaigrette

Harvest Salad

Artisan Greens, Apples, Walnuts, Sun Dried Cranberries, Sharp White Cheddar,

Cider Vinaigrette

Latin Citrus Salad

Romaine, Arugula & Fennel with Orange

Grapefruit and Manchego, Lime Vinaigrette

Strawberry Lemonade Salad

Artisan Greens, Sliced Strawberries, Mandarin Oranges, Toasted Salted Sunflower Seeds, Goat Cheese, Strawberry Lemonade Vinaigrette

Caprese Salad (Seasonal)

Sliced Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella,

Fresh Basil, Extra Virgin Olive Oil
and Balsamic Reduction

Hot House Artisan Salad

Field Greens, Grilled Asparagus, Tomatoes Chopped Artichoke Hearts,

Shaved Parmesan, Red Wine Vinaigrette

Bundle Salad

Bibb Bundle filled with Bleu Cheese, Candied Pecans, Belgian Endive and Frisee, Mustard Vinaigrette with choice of

White wine Poached Pears OR Fresh Raspberries (Add 1.75 per person

Rosemary Duck Fat Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Buttery Mashed Potatoes (choice of plain, roasted garlic, parmesan, chive)

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Gratin

Smashed Red Skins with Olive Oil, Sea Salt & Scallions

White Cheddar Mac & Cheese

Creamy Jalapeno Spoon Bread

Thyme Butter Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Garlic and Herb Rubbed Red Skin Potatoes

Creamy au Gratin Potatoes

Toasted Orzo with Roasted Red Pepper & Charred Corn

Confetti Rice, Sweet Bell Pepper, Grape Tomato, Red Onion, Basil

Duchess Potatoes (seated only)


Green Beans Almondine

Bountiful Roasted Seasonal Vegetables, Sea Salt, Fresh Herbs, Balsamic Reduction

Lemon Zested Asparagus, Shaved Parmesan

Garlic Butter Green Beans

Broccoli, Red Pepper, Carrot & Snow Pea Sautee

Roasted Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Blistered Tomatoes, Herbs

Sautéed Green Beans & Carrots with Shallot Butter

Roasted Honey Balsamic Brussel Sprouts

Orange Spiked Carrots

Pacific Vegetable Medley of Broccoli, Sugar Snap Peas, Orange & Yellow Carrots


Steak House Favorites

Seared to Order Flank Steak

With toppings of:

Crushed Peppercorns and Flash Fried Basil

Chimichurri, Horseradish Cream

Sautéed Mushrooms , Crispy Onions Frites

Twice Baked Red Potatoes filled with Chives and Stilton

Goat Cheese Creamed Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Crisp Corn Tortillas and Flour Tortillas

Seasoned Ground Beef & Spicy Shredded Chicken

Toppings to include:

Chopped Tomatoes, Shredded Lettuce,

Jalapeno Peppers, Black Olives

Cheddar Cheese, Salsa,

Guacamole and Sour Cream

Mexican Rice

Refried Beans

Tortilla Chips with Salsa & Guacamole

Szechuan Beef, Apricot Chili Glazed Chicken or Fresh Shrimp (select two)

Made to Order Stir Fry with Fried Rice

Thai Chili Sauce, Ginger Soy, Sambal,

Bean Sprouts, Edamame, Scallions

Water Chestnuts, Broccoli, Peppers


Shrimp & Grits

White Cheddar Creamy Stone Ground Grits

Shrimp Sautéed to Order

Shaved Parmesan Curls

Wilted Greens

Hot Sauce


Chopped Salad with Cucumber, Tomato, Bacon and Ranch Dressing

House Smoked Pulled Pork (or chicken)

Blackberry BBQ Sauce and Carolina Mustard BBQ Sauce

Slice Golden Yeast Rolls

White Cheddar Mac n Cheese Bar with Toppings to Include:

Bacon, Chopped Tomatoes, Hot Sauce, Parmesan Cheese, Sautéed Mushrooms, Jalapenos, Seasoned Bread Crumbs


Quesadilla Bar (select two)

*Margarita Chicken – Chicken Tomatoes, Basil, Mozzarella

*Mushroom, Zucchini, Sundried Tomato and Monterey Jack Cheese 

*Seasoned Shredded Pork, Caramelized Onion, Pepper Jack Cheese

*Gaucho – Chimichurri Steak, Grilled Onions & Peppers

Pico de Gallo

Pineapple Peppadew Salsa

Black Bean & Corn Salsa

Sour Cream


Tortilla Chips

Mini All Beef Hot Dogs

*Chicago – with tomato, mustard, onion, neon relish, sports peppers, pickle, celery salt

*Texas – bbq sauce, cole slaw, pickle spear

*Brooklyn – caramelized onion, bacon, roasted corn, cotija cheese, cayenne pepper


Savory Waffle Bar (choose 2)
*Sweet Corn Jalapeno Waffles, Bourbon Smoked BBQ Pulled Pork
*Sweet Waffle, Fried Chicken, Savory Maple Bourbon Cream
*Herbed Waffle, Mushroom Mélange, Rich Wine Sauce, Shaved Parmesan
*Traditional Waffle, BBQ Braised Beef Short Rib and Green Onion

Chicken Tikka Masala

Boneless Tandoori Chicken simmered in a rich tomato cream sauce with fenugreek

Palak Paneer

Cheese Sautéed with Spinach, Fenugreek and Spices

Daal Tadka

Lentils tempered with onions, curry leaves and herbs

 Basmati Rice


Raita, Mint Chutney, Tamarind Chutney



Penne Pasta tossed in Olive Oil & Fresh Herbs

Served with Assorted Toppings

Shredded Parmesan, Chopped Roasted Garlic, Sautéed Mushrooms, Chopped Tomatoes, Broccoli Florets, Crumbled Sweet Italian Sausage,

Grilled Chicken Breast Pieces, Red & Yellow Peppers

Warm Garlic Bread Sticks

Served with Classic Marinara Sauce and Pesto Cream Sauce

HORS D’OEUVRES LIST Passed Hors d’ Oeuvres

Roasted Red Skin Potatoes filled with

Roasted Poblano Pepper Cream Cheese Topped with Fresh Cilantro

White Cheddar Mac N Cheese Fritter with Jalapeno Aioli

Vermont Cheddar Squares with Fig Hazelnut Jam & Green Apple

Mini Grilled Cheese with Creamy Tomato Soup

Smoked Mozzarella Phyllo Cups

Black Sesame Seeds, Truffle Honey, Figs

Bubbling Three Cheese Puff of Brie, Bleu and Parmesan

Three Cheese and Caramelized Onion Tartlet

Pesto Goat Cheese Crostini with Pear Compote                 

Buffalo Chicken Bites, Bleu Cheese, Celery

Skewered Coconut Chicken, Mango Chili Dipping Sauce

Chipotle pulled Chicken Tostada,

 Cumin Lime Crema, Chopped Cilantro

Spicy Chicken Samosa Wontons with Fresh Cilantro Chutney

Mini Pesto Chicken Flat Bread Pizza
Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomato

Flatbread with Caramelized Shallots, Chopped Bacon,

Truffle Garlic Aioli, Mozzarella and Parmesan

Chicken and Yam Spring Rolls

Pecan Drizzle and Pig Candy

Spinach, Goat Cheese & Apple Wood Smoked Bacon Tarts

“Cherubs on Horseback”

Bacon Wrapped Apricots

Candied Bacon

Soy and Brown Sugar Glazed Water Chestnut Rumaki

Mushrooms Viva Zapata

Mushrooms Stuffed with Sausage, Monterey Jack and Touch of Jalapeno

Mushroom Caps Stuffed with Porcinis and Camembert

Tuscan Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Peppers, Mediterranean Green Olives & Asiago

Asparagus Parmesan Puff Pastry Rolls

Marinated Fresh Mozzarella, Tomatoes & Grilled Vegetable

In Parmesan Croustade with dollop of Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Cowboy Quesadillas with Shiitakes, Gorgonzola and Red Peppers, Sour Cream

Cheeseburger Wontons with Three Pepper Ketchup

Pecorino Sable

Roasted Roma Tomato, Pesto, Shaved Pecorino Romano

Grilled Goat Cheese, Bacon and

Roasted Tomato Bite with Black Sea Salt


New Age Spanakopita
Spinach, Toasted Pinenuts and Asiago Cheese Wrapped in Phyllo

Globe Grapes filled with Chevre

Topped with Crushed Pistachios, on a bed of Baby Spinach

English Pea Purée Crostini

Goat Cheese, Prosciutto Chip, Candied Lemon Zest

Lemon Mascarpone Stuffed Dates wrapped in Prosciutto

Chorizo filled Dates wrapped with Crispy Bacon

Micro Cheeseburger, Melted Leek Bacon Relish

Artichoke Truffles – Goat Cheese wrapped Artichoke with

Tarragon and Parmesan Cheese on a bed of Baby Spinach

Chicken & Waffles

Raspberry Maple Syrup, Bacon Crème Fraiche

Black & White Sesame Crusted Salmon with Orange Miso or Wasabi Aioli

Charleston Shrimp Salad in Savory Cone

Scallops wrapped in Bacon with an Orange Glaze

Traditional Petite Maryland Crab Cakes with Creole Mayonnaise

“Blackened” Shrimp with Avocado Salsa or Mango Salsa

Coconut Shrimp Skewer with Asian Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

or Horseradish Honey Mustard

Orange Marinated Bacon Wrapped Shrimp


Mini Beef Filet on Toasted Bread Round

with Caramelized Onions and Bleu Cheese

Mini Beef Wellingtons with Chive Aioli

Roasted Beef Tenderloin on Vermont Cheddar & Rosemary Fondue Crostini,

Pink Peppercorn Aioli

Seared Tenderloin on Crostini, Horseradish Cream Cheese Rosette

Seared Szechuan Crusted Ahi Tuna on Asian Risotto Cake

With Sambal Olek & Sweet Chili Aioli

Rare Black and White Sesame Crusted Tuna

On a Rice Cracker with Wasabi Aioli and Crystallized Ginger

Thai Curry Shrimp, Roasted Butternut Squash, Lime, Cilantro, Coconut Flakes

Fat Tire Braised Short Ribs with Piped Gruyere Potatoes Puree

Micro Pot Roast Veg in Shot Glass with Demitasse Spoon


Cascading Fresh Fruit Display

Carved Pineapple, Melon, Grapes, Strawberries and other seasonal fruits

Three Bite Fresh Fruit Kabobs, Pineapple, Kiwi & Seasonal Berries

Prosciutto Wrapped Melon

Charcuterie Board

Bountiful Display of Cured Meats, Imported Cheeses, Pate,

Olives, Nuts, Dried & Fresh Fruits, Fig Hazelnut Jam,

Whole Grain Mustard, Cornichons, Artisan Crackers

 (minimum of 25)

Domestic Cheese Display

Swiss, Cheddar and Pepper jack

Fresh Fruit Garnish, Cracker Medley

Bountiful Cheese Display

Domestic and Imported Cheeses

Artistically Presented with Fresh Fruit, Nuts and Assorted Crackers

The International Cheese Board

Variety of Imported Cheeses Garnished with Fresh Fruit

Served with Nuts and Assorted Crackers

Fig, Mascarpone and Pesto Torta

Raspberry Preserves, Fig Garnish

Served with Carr’s Crackers

Bleu Cheese Torte with Port, Figs and Toasted Walnuts

Drizzled with Raspberry Honey, Garnished with Sliced Strawberries

 Carr’s Crackers

Bleu Cheese and Cheddar Terrine Encrusted in Almonds with Crackers

Pecan Brie Torta

Brie Sliced and Filled with a Pecan Currant Mixture with Bremmer Wafers

Apple Crisp Baked Brie with Assorted Flatbread Crackers

Artichoke Truffles – Goat Cheese wrapped Artichoke with

Tarragon and Parmesan Cheese on a Bed of Baby Spinach

Greek Torte

Feta, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Pesto & Toasted Pine Nuts

Herb Toasted Pita Chips

Mexican Cheesecake Torte

Monterey Jack, Salsa with Green Chile Peppers

Topped with Diced Tomatoes, chopped Black Olives, Red Onion and Jalapenos – Served with Tortilla Chips

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry with Hot Pepper Jelly, Raspberry or Apricot Preserves

Cold Dips

Served with Crostini’s, Crackers or Tortilla Chips

Traditional Salsa

Bacon, Roma Tomato and Chive Dip

Shrimp Salsa

Fresh Guacamole 

Concasse of Tomato, Basil and Garlic

Spicy Corn Dip

Hot Crab Dip with Crunchy Topping and Toasted Flatbread

Warm Spinach Artichoke Parmesan Dip with Bruschetta or Tri Color Tortilla Chips

Tuscan Dip with Italian Sausage, Spinach, Sundried Tomato Served with Crostini

Bruschetta Trio

*Tomato Basil, Garlic Concasse

Tuscan White Bean Dip

*Roasted Tomato Goat Cheese Spread

Served with Herbed Crostini & Crackers

Traditional, Spicy Red Pepper OR Edamame Hummus

with Vegetable Strips and Toasted Pita Chips

Honey Glazed Sweet Potato Pâté with Bleu Cheese Biscotti Coins

Sweet Chili Apricot Glazed Chicken Wings and Drummies

Buffalo Wings and Drummies Served with Bleu Cheese, Ranch and Celery

Chicken Skewers with Pineapple and Red Pepper

Asian Barbecue Sauce

Snow Pea wrapped Lemon Chicken Skewers

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast & Smoked Provolone

on Parkerhouse Roll with Fine Herb Aioli

Herb & Mozzarella Risotto Balls over Diablo Sauce

Julienne Vegetable Moo Shu Wraps

with Plum Hoisin Sauce

Thai Julienne Vegetable Pinwheels with

Mae Ploy & Sambal Cream Cheese

Caprese Kabob

Cherry Tomato, Fresh Basil, Fresh Mozzarella – drizzled with Pesto

Platters of Bountiful Roasted Vegetables Seasoned

With Sea Salt, Fresh Herbs, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Drizzle

Fresh Cut Crudités

Cherry Tomatoes, Red & Yellow Peppers, French Cut Carrots,

Celery, Green Beans & Jicama served with Fresh Dips

Deviled Eggs – choose one

Bacon & Chives; Traditional; Bourbon Bacon Jam; Sriracha

Blackened Flank Steak Pinwheels with Gorgonzola 

Flank Steak Rolls with Herbed Feta, Asparagus, Fresh Basil

Skewered Boursin & Flank Rolls with Fresh Herbs

Antipasto Platter

Fresh Mozzarella, Smoked Gouda, Provolone
Capicola, Prosciutto and Salami

Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red & Yellow Peppers, Piquant Peppers, Marinated Olives,
Bottles of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Balsamic Vinegar

Served with Crusty Bread and Crisp Bread Sticks

Meatballs – (select one type)

(Italian, Sweet & Sour, Teriyaki Pineapple,

Parmesan Pesto or Blackberry BBQ)

Roasted Side of Salmon

Displayed with Sesame Apricot Sweet Chili Glaze & Wonton Crisps

Smoked Salmon Rosettes with Mustard Infused Oil on Black Bread Rounds Sprinkled with Capers

Smoked Salmon Cheesecake with Chopped Red Onion,

Capers, Lemon Zest Served with Bagel Chips

Raw Bar – subject to market price and availability

(Oysters, Clams, Stone Crab, Shrimp and Lobster Claws)

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail Presented on Ice with Lemon Wedges

 Stoli Orange Vodka Cocktail Sauce or Fire Island Cocktail Sauce

Smoked Salmon, Cucumber & Arugula

Pinwheels with Cucumber Dill Cream Cheese

Snow Pea wrapped Shrimp with a

Light Roasted Garlic & Lemon Glaze

Design Your Own Carving Station or Petite Sandwich Board

Price varies based on meat choices, ask your consultant for a quote

Herb & Garlic Crusted Beef Tenderloin

Clove and Mustard Crusted Ham

Seasoned Oven Roast Turkey Breast

Maple Rubbed Pork Tenderloin

Thai Chili Crusted Pork Loin

Chimichurri Rubbed Flank Steak

Stout Braised Beef Brisket

Presented with Silver Dollar & Parker House Rolls & Complimenting Condiments

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