Holiday Menu 2016-11-18T11:50:11-07:00

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Butler Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Savory Beet Macaroons
whipped goat cheese mousse

Spinach & Grit Fritters

Mini Butternut Squash Soup Shot
roasted butternut squash puree, garnished with a toasted butternut squash seed cracker

Cucumber Roll Up
herb hummus and Heirloom Tomato relish

Tuna Tacos
avocado and spicy remoulade in mini taco shell

Spicy Glazed Shrimp
pickled daikon radish, srirachi aioli served on a wonton chip

Maryland Crab Cakes
Basil aioli

Pepper Crusted Beef & Caramelized Onion 
Canapé with rosemary aioli

Chicken & Waffle Bites
chicken fried to perfection in waffle batter and drizzled with maple syrup reduction

Pork Belly Sliders
Pickled Cabbage and Sesame Honey Glaze in Bao Bun

Scotched Quail Egg 
poached quail egg encrusted with sausage and served golden brown with roasted tomato aioli

Wild Mushroom Bouchee 
puff pastry stuffed with wild mushroom mousse and garnished with fresh herbs

Lamb Lollipops 
mint pesto

Duck Confit Puff Pastry 
with sun dried cherry gastrique & goat cheese

Marinated Vegetable Vol au Vent 
portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper, wilted spinach and goat cheese baked in a buttery pastry

Colorado Bison Slider 
Stranahan whiskey BBQ sauce and roasted jalapeno – onion compote

Mini Black Bean and Chicken Empanadas 
served with avocado salsa

Asparagus & Feta Risotto Cake 
garnished with candied pancetta chip

Kale and Quinoa Meatball 
lemon grass drizzle

Buratta Cheese and Balsamic Candied Fig 
crispy prosciutto and arugula pesto on grilled crostini

Displayed Hors d’oeuvres 

Antipasti Station
a selection of Italian meats and cheeses to include:
capicolla, prosciutto, mortadella and bresaola
gorgonzola, fontina, provolone, parmigiano-reggiano, asiago and ciliegine
accompanied by marinated artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and mediterranean olives
served with crostini, bread sticks and house made focaccia.

Trio of Spreads
Basil currant, creamy artichoke-roasted poblano, and feta with marinated tomatoes
served with toasted crostini

Torta Formaggio
layers of cream cheese, red pepper pesto and basil pesto
served with grilled baguette and artisan crackers

Cherry Wood Smoked Salmon
house smoked with pickled balsamic white onions and toasted baguettes

Assorted Mini Street Tacos
Carne Asada with pico de gallo, chipotle aioli
Ancho Chicken with queso fresco, avocado relish
Carnitas with Cilantro – onion relish, jalapeno – lime aioli
Served on mini flour tortillas

Deviled Egg & Bacon Bite
Deviled eggs with candied cherrywood smoked bacon chip

Deep Fried Cauliflower
ponzu dipping sauce

Mediterranean Platter
greek olives, roasted red pepper, banana peppers, feta,
marinated artichoke hearts, hummus, bruschetta with grilled crostini & Focaccia

Cream Cheese & Gruyere Stuffed Jalapenos
Wrapped with pecan smoked bacon

Honey Balsamic, Bourbon, or Gorgonzola Meatballs 

Assorted Cocktail Sandwiches
Smoked Turkey Breast, Brie, Orange Lingonberry Chutney on Scone
Seared Duck Breast, Dried Cranberry Aioli, Spinach Leaf, Crispy Shallots on Handcrafted Brioche
Shaved Roast Beef, Provolone Cheese, Arugula, Roasted Red Pepper, Spicy Horseradish on Soft Roll

Vertical Winter Vegetable Crudité
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Baked Brie
Topped with apple-cranberry chutney served with Artisan Crackers and Fresh Baguette

Chicken Satay
peanut soy glaze

Root Vegetable Chips
Yukon gold, beet, and sweet potato chips, served with French onion and/or blue cheese dip

Brown Sugar Chicken Wings
Roasted red pepper dipping sauce

Tortellini Skewers
with mozzarella, tomato, basil and yellow pepper

Roasted Potato Cups
with Pesto Cream

Jumbo Pancetta Shrimp
with thyme brown butter

Entrée Selections
Plated or Buffet 

Butternut Squash Shells
With Brown Butter & Sage Cream Sauce

Risotto Cakes
with Heirloom Tomato Relish & Fried Leeks

Cherry Wood Smoked Chicken
Airline Chicken Breast topped with Oregano and Butternut Squash Cream Sauce

Herb Roasted & Stuffed Chicken Roulade
Chicken Breast stuffed with spinach, sundried tomatoes and a blend of cheeses topped with White Wine Demi

Mojo Marinated Pork Loin
with Poblano Pesto

Braised Boar
With kumquat cream sauce with cherries and black currants

Roasted Atlantic Salmon
With White wine lemon dill sauce

Braised Beef Short Rib
With red wine bordelaise sauce and fresh herbs

Roasted and Carved Meats
Station Attended, Carved to Order 

Herb Encrusted Beef Tender
Gremalota and chipotle aioli

Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
horseradish sauce and au jus

Garlic Rubbed Roast Turkey Breast
cranberry chutney and onion marmalade

Glazed Ham
Spicy Mustard and Habanero Chutney

Coriander Crusted Pork Loin
fennel marmalade and sliced apple puree

Accompaniments

Whipped Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

Creamy Polenta 

Traditional Stuffing 

Baked Double Bouchee Potatoes 

Petite Twice Baked Potato Cup
Cheddar, cherrywood smoked bacon & chives

Potatoes Au Gratin
With gruyere and parmesan cheese

Quinoa Grain
With lemon, roasted corn, parsley & seasonal tomato

Green & Yellow Beans
with Fried Shallots & Fennel

Glazed Baby Top Carrots 

Grilled Asparagus 

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables
Brushed with extra virgin olive oil

Salads

Bibb Salad
Heirloom Tomatoes, Frizzled Onions, Creamy Blue Cheese & Candied Pork Belly

Harvest Salad
Mixed greens, candied walnuts, goat cheese, butternut squash croutons, sun dried cranberries, and sherry vinaigrette

Ribbon Grilled Zucchini Salad with Arugula
Feta Cheese, Toasted Almonds and a Dijon -White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tuscan Green Salad
Fresh romaine and kale tossed with roasted red tomatoes, fried chick peas and artichokes
tossed with white balsamic vinaigrette

House Made Loaves and Breads
Served with herb butter or sweet butter

Banana Nut Bread 

Cranberry Bread 

Dried Fruit Bread 

Zucchini Bread 

Chocolate Chunk Bread 

Herbed Focaccia 

Artisan Rolls

Bar & Beverage Set up

Bistro Boys Catering will provide ice and containers for icing beverages,
bar fruit, and necessary bar equipment

Bistro Boys Catering
may assist you in Coordinating your Liquor Order

It is unlawful for caterers in the state of Colorado to sell alcoholic beverages, therefore the client is required
to purchase their own alcohol from a licensed retailer. As part of our services, a Bistro Boys Catering Event Coordinator
will assist you in ordering a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, place the order with your
preferred vendor, as well as coordinate delivery & return services. The client will be billed directly by the licensed retailer.
We work with Argonaut or Applejack Wine and Spirits, but you are always welcome to provide your own liquor as well.
We have TIP Certified Bartenders to set up the bar and master cocktails!

Coffee & Tea Service

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Herbal Tea Station
served with Cream, Sugars, Sweeteners and Assorted Teas

Refreshers
Specialty Beverage Stations

Pomegranate Fizz Punch
Hot Chocolate
Velrhona Chocolate served with handcrafted flavored marshmallows, fresh whipped cream
Chai Tea
Hot Mulled Apple Cider
Sparklers
Wine Pairing and Holiday Brews

Desserts Stations and Bite Size Desserts

Sweet Crepe Station
handcrafted crepes filled at your buffet with you choice of toppings and fillings
station served with vahlrona chocolate, nutella, sweetened mascarpone, lemon curd
toasted coconut, bruleed pineapple, bruleed banannas and cherry compote
topped with dulce du leche sauce and toasted slivered almonds

Holiday Cookie Platter
Raspberry Linzer, Snicker Doodle, Iced Pumpkin, Gingerbread, Double Chocolate Mint

Holiday Mini Pastry Platter
Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites, Peppermint Brownie Petite Four, Pumpkin Pie Bites,
Salted Caramel Tart, Cream Puffs, Chocolate – Hazelnut Eclairs

Yule Log
Made with dark chocolate orange infused cake and caramel butter cream frosting

Trio of Panna Cotta
Caramel Popcorn
Pumpkin
Dark Chocolate & Cherry

Sticky Toffee Pudding
With caramel – bourbon sauce

Mixed Berry or Apple Crisp
With Baked Oats topping and Fresh Cream

Holiday Cupcakes
Mini or Regular
Salted Caramel Chocolate with Chocolate Cupcake with caramel butter cream frosting and sea salt
Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting
Gingerbread cupcakes with eggnog cream cheese frosting

Fancy French Macarons
flavors to include but not limited to:
earl grey-honey, chocolate-raspberry, Chocolate-passion fruit, lemon-basil, raspberry-rosemary, green tea-pomegranate, chocolate peppermint

Plated Desserts

Poached, Stuffed Pears 

Tiramisu 

Apple Spice Cake 

Crostada 

Butler Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Savory Beet Macaroons
whipped goat cheese mousse

Spinach & Grit Fritters

Mini Butternut Squash Soup Shot
roasted butternut squash puree, garnished with a toasted butternut squash seed cracker

Cucumber Roll Up
herb hummus and Heirloom Tomato relish

Tuna Tacos
avocado and spicy remoulade in mini taco shell

Spicy Glazed Shrimp
pickled daikon radish, srirachi aioli served on a wonton chip

Maryland Crab Cakes
Basil aioli

Pepper Crusted Beef & Caramelized Onion
Canapé with rosemary aioli

Chicken & Waffle Bites
chicken fried to perfection in waffle batter and drizzled with maple syrup reduction

Pork Belly Sliders
Pickled Cabbage and Sesame Honey Glaze in Bao Bun

Scotched Quail Egg 
poached quail egg encrusted with sausage and served golden brown with roasted tomato aioli

Wild Mushroom Bouchee 
puff pastry stuffed with wild mushroom mousse and garnished with fresh herbs

Lamb Lollipops 
mint pesto

Duck Confit Puff Pastry 
with sun dried cherry gastrique & goat cheese

Marinated Vegetable Vol au Vent 
portobello mushroom, roasted red pepper, wilted spinach and goat cheese baked in a buttery pastry

Colorado Bison Slider 
Stranahan whiskey BBQ sauce and roasted jalapeno – onion compote

Mini Black Bean and Chicken Empanadas 
served with avocado salsa

Asparagus & Feta Risotto Cake 
garnished with candied pancetta chip

Kale and Quinoa Meatball 
lemon grass drizzle

Buratta Cheese and Balsamic Candied Fig 
crispy prosciutto and arugula pesto on grilled crostini

Displayed Hors d’oeuvres 

Antipasti Station
a selection of Italian meats and cheeses to include:
capicolla, prosciutto, mortadella and bresaola
gorgonzola, fontina, provolone, parmigiano-reggiano, asiago and ciliegine
accompanied by marinated artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers and mediterranean olives
served with crostini, bread sticks and house made focaccia.

Trio of Spreads
Basil currant, creamy artichoke-roasted poblano, and feta with marinated tomatoes
served with toasted crostini

Torta Formaggio
layers of cream cheese, red pepper pesto and basil pesto
served with grilled baguette and artisan crackers

Cherry Wood Smoked Salmon
house smoked with pickled balsamic white onions and toasted baguettes

Assorted Mini Street Tacos
Carne Asada with pico de gallo, chipotle aioli
Ancho Chicken with queso fresco, avocado relish
Carnitas with Cilantro – onion relish, jalapeno – lime aioli
Served on mini flour tortillas

Deviled Egg & Bacon Bite
Deviled eggs with candied cherrywood smoked bacon chip

Deep Fried Cauliflower
ponzu dipping sauce

Mediterranean Platter
greek olives, roasted red pepper, banana peppers, feta,
marinated artichoke hearts, hummus, bruschetta with grilled crostini & Focaccia

Cream Cheese & Gruyere Stuffed Jalapenos
Wrapped with pecan smoked bacon

Honey Balsamic, Bourbon, or Gorgonzola Meatballs 

Assorted Cocktail Sandwiches
Smoked Turkey Breast, Brie, Orange Lingonberry Chutney on Scone
Seared Duck Breast, Dried Cranberry Aioli, Spinach Leaf, Crispy Shallots on Handcrafted Brioche
Shaved Roast Beef, Provolone Cheese, Arugula, Roasted Red Pepper, Spicy Horseradish on Soft Roll

Vertical Winter Vegetable Crudité
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

Baked Brie
Topped with apple-cranberry chutney served with Artisan Crackers and Fresh Baguette

Chicken Satay
peanut soy glaze

Root Vegetable Chips
Yukon gold, beet, and sweet potato chips, served with French onion and/or blue cheese dip

Brown Sugar Chicken Wings
Roasted red pepper dipping sauce

Tortellini Skewers
with mozzarella, tomato, basil and yellow pepper

Roasted Potato Cups
with Pesto Cream

Jumbo Pancetta Shrimp
with thyme brown butter

Entrée Selections
Plated or Buffet 

Butternut Squash Shells
With Brown Butter & Sage Cream Sauce

Risotto Cakes
with Heirloom Tomato Relish & Fried Leeks

Cherry Wood Smoked Chicken
Airline Chicken Breast topped with Oregano and Butternut Squash Cream Sauce

Herb Roasted & Stuffed Chicken Roulade
Chicken Breast stuffed with spinach, sundried tomatoes and a blend of cheeses topped with White Wine Demi

Mojo Marinated Pork Loin
with Poblano Pesto

Braised Boar
With kumquat cream sauce with cherries and black currants

Roasted Atlantic Salmon
With White wine lemon dill sauce

Braised Beef Short Rib
With red wine bordelaise sauce and fresh herbs

Roasted and Carved Meats
Station Attended, Carved to Order 

Herb Encrusted Beef Tender
Gremalota and chipotle aioli

Roasted Prime Rib of Beef
horseradish sauce and au jus

Garlic Rubbed Roast Turkey Breast
cranberry chutney and onion marmalade

Glazed Ham
Spicy Mustard and Habanero Chutney

Coriander Crusted Pork Loin
fennel marmalade and sliced apple puree

Accompaniments

Whipped Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

Creamy Polenta 

Traditional Stuffing 

Baked Double Bouchee Potatoes 

Petite Twice Baked Potato Cup
Cheddar, cherrywood smoked bacon & chives

Potatoes Au Gratin
With gruyere and parmesan cheese

Quinoa Grain
With lemon, roasted corn, parsley & seasonal tomato

Green & Yellow Beans
with Fried Shallots & Fennel

Glazed Baby Top Carrots 

Grilled Asparagus 

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables
Brushed with extra virgin olive oil

Salads

Bibb Salad
Heirloom Tomatoes, Frizzled Onions, Creamy Blue Cheese & Candied Pork Belly

Harvest Salad
Mixed greens, candied walnuts, goat cheese, butternut squash croutons, sun dried cranberries, and sherry vinaigrette

Ribbon Grilled Zucchini Salad with Arugula
Feta Cheese, Toasted Almonds and a Dijon -White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Tuscan Green Salad
Fresh romaine and kale tossed with roasted red tomatoes, fried chick peas and artichokes
tossed with white balsamic vinaigrette

House Made Loaves and Breads
Served with herb butter or sweet butter

Banana Nut Bread 

Cranberry Bread 

Dried Fruit Bread 

Zucchini Bread 

Chocolate Chunk Bread 

Herbed Focaccia 

Artisan Rolls

Bar & Beverage Set up

Bistro Boys Catering will provide ice and containers for icing beverages,
bar fruit, and necessary bar equipment

Bistro Boys Catering
may assist you in Coordinating your Liquor Order

It is unlawful for caterers in the state of Colorado to sell alcoholic beverages, therefore the client is required
to purchase their own alcohol from a licensed retailer. As part of our services, a Bistro Boys Catering Event Coordinator
will assist you in ordering a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, place the order with your
preferred vendor, as well as coordinate delivery & return services. The client will be billed directly by the licensed retailer.
We work with Argonaut or Applejack Wine and Spirits, but you are always welcome to provide your own liquor as well.
We have TIP Certified Bartenders to set up the bar and master cocktails!

Coffee & Tea Service

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Herbal Tea Station
served with Cream, Sugars, Sweeteners and Assorted Teas

Refreshers
Specialty Beverage Stations

Pomegranate Fizz Punch
Hot Chocolate
Velrhona Chocolate served with handcrafted flavored marshmallows, fresh whipped cream
Chai Tea
Hot Mulled Apple Cider
Sparklers
Wine Pairing and Holiday Brews

Desserts Stations and Bite Size Desserts

Sweet Crepe Station
handcrafted crepes filled at your buffet with you choice of toppings and fillings
station served with vahlrona chocolate, nutella, sweetened mascarpone, lemon curd
toasted coconut, bruleed pineapple, bruleed banannas and cherry compote
topped with dulce du leche sauce and toasted slivered almonds

Holiday Cookie Platter
Raspberry Linzer, Snicker Doodle, Iced Pumpkin, Gingerbread, Double Chocolate Mint

Holiday Mini Pastry Platter
Red Velvet Cheesecake Bites, Peppermint Brownie Petite Four, Pumpkin Pie Bites,
Salted Caramel Tart, Cream Puffs, Chocolate – Hazelnut Eclairs

Yule Log
Made with dark chocolate orange infused cake and caramel butter cream frosting

Trio of Panna Cotta
Caramel Popcorn
Pumpkin
Dark Chocolate & Cherry

Sticky Toffee Pudding
With caramel – bourbon sauce

Mixed Berry or Apple Crisp
With Baked Oats topping and Fresh Cream

Holiday Cupcakes
Mini or Regular
Salted Caramel Chocolate with Chocolate Cupcake with caramel butter cream frosting and sea salt
Red Velvet with Cream Cheese Frosting
Gingerbread cupcakes with eggnog cream cheese frosting

Fancy French Macarons
flavors to include but not limited to:
earl grey-honey, chocolate-raspberry, Chocolate-passion fruit, lemon-basil, raspberry-rosemary, green tea-pomegranate, chocolate peppermint

Plated Desserts

Poached, Stuffed Pears 

Tiramisu 

Apple Spice Cake 

Crostada