Hudson Valley Catering Menus

Our catering menu gives you delicious choices for any party or event you're planning. Big or small, night or day – all of us at the Blue Mountain Bistro-to-Go are ready to create a delicious menu that will make your day the most memorable!

Our catering food service is the Best in the Hudson Valley, and everything we serve will contribute to making your party spectacular and the one everyone will be talking about for days to come (sometimes even years!!!)

Blue Mountain Bistro-to-Go
Catering Menus 2017

(Menus are for a minimum of 80+ guests, staffed and booked in advance)
All prices are for food only and do not include staffing, tax, liquor or gratuity.

The Full Wedding Package

A complete wedding menu package includes:
Six appetizers (could be a combination of passed and stationary, appetizer stations are extra)
A served salad course
Two entree selections, vegetarian entrees to order
Two accompaniments, chef's vegetable medley, bread and butter
Wedding cake (dessert buffet available for an additional fee), coffee and tea service.

$85 per person, priced according to selections.
Additional menus and packages can be found at the bottom of this page.

Cocktail Hour

Stationary Appetizers

*pricing applies if added to any menu*
Artisanal Cheese Platter
Hudson Valley's finest with selected Mediterranean cheeses, fresh and dried fruits,
assorted crackers and biscuits
$6.00 - $9.50 per person

Chef’s Antipasti Platter varies to complement the season and our kitchen's creativity
our famous caponata, soppressata, insalata caprese, marinated artichokes and olives,
gigande beans, focaccia and bruschetta
$6.50 per person, $9.00 per person with seafood salad

Mediterranean Mezze
creamy hummus and baba ganoush, stuffed grape leaves, marinated feta, assorted
marinated olives, flatbreads and za'atar grilled pitas
$5.00 per person
Vegetable Garden Crudite Display
assorted fresh colorful seasonal vegetables, gorgonzola-herb dip, red pepper aioli,
or our house-made hummus
$4.00 per person 
Smoked Fish Display
Catsmo smoked salmon, trout, whitefish and our neighbor Skip's Hookline northwest-style
salmon, all locally smoked and served with traditional accompaniments, assorted
breads and crackers
$9.00 per person

Passed Appetizers

Cold/Room Temp

Sesame tuna tartare on wasabi rice cracker  GF
Smoked salmon canapé on white wine biscuit
Citrus poached shrimp cocktail, Bloody Mary cocktail sauce GF
Spanish grilled shrimp, lemon saffron aioli GF
Caprese skewers, mozzarella, tomato and basil GF
Moroccan spiced chicken in phyllo cups, tomato chutney
Mini papadums with spinach and paneer GF
Fois gras pâté on red wine cracker, fig compote
Caponata bruschetta with pine nuts
Local goat cheese, olive tapenade and tomato bruschetta
Minted watermelon, whipped feta, balsamic drizzle GF
Local ricotta and truffled honey bruschetta
Gazpacho shooters with lump crab and lime GF


Lump crab cakes with red pepper aioli
Artichoke, spinach and brie crostini
Fried artichoke hearts with lemon aioli
Truffled mac n'cheese pops
Bacon wrapped Medjool dates with Spanish chorizo GF
Truffled mushroom risotto cakes
BBQ pulled pork on corn cakes, jalapeño aioli
Buffalo chicken mini sliders
Steak and gorgonzola bruschetta, red onion jam
Mini falafels with hummus GF
Thai coconut rice cakes, sriracha sweet potato  GF
Spinach and walnut stuffed mushrooms GF
Mediterranean chicken-feta meatballs, sun-dried tomato aioli GF
House-made lamb Merguez skewers with minted yogurt
Chicken satay skewers with peanut sauce GF
Coconut shrimp, spicy sweet and sour sauce
Spicy vegetable potstickers, Asian dipping sauce
Puff pastry franks with old-fashioned mustard

The Reception Dinner

Waiter-served Salad Course – choose one

Bistro Salad
primo mesclun, beets, gorgonzola, spice roasted walnuts, sherry shallot vinaigrette
Caesar Salad
hearts of romaine, shaved Parmesan, garlic croutons, classic Caesar dressing
Spinach Salad
toasted almonds, goat cheese, fig balsamic vinaigrette
Arugula Salad
rocket arugula, cherry tomatoes, lemon-Parmesan vinaigrette

Entrees (staffed buffet) - choose two

*For plated dinners please consult with our chefs*

Scottish Salmon Dijonnaise
mustard and fines herbs on oven poached fillets GF
BBQ Salmon
pan seared, served with seasonal fruit salsa GF
Crab Stuffed Shrimp
lump crab risotto, lemon beurre blanc     
Miso Glazed Mahi
oven baked with sake and sesame
Chicken Marsala
the best you've ever had! Exotic mushrooms, imported Marsala, rich homemade stock
Chicken Saltimbocca Roulade
prosciutto, spinach and fontina with lemon sage jus
Short Ribs of Beef
slow braised boneless ribs, horseradish cream
Whole Roasted N.Y. Shell Steak
pepper and herb crusted Hereford steak, sliced, served with natural jus GF
Beef Tenderloin
roasted pepper and herb crusted beef filet, au poivre sauce
Seven Hour Leg of Lamb
slow braised, fork tender, served with feta mashed potatoes GF
Italian style slow-cooked pork stuffed with fennel, garlic and rosemary

Vegetarian Special Entrees - choose one

(a count is required)

Spinach Risotto Cake
with seasonal accompaniments
Black Bean Tempeh
Hudson Valley made organic soy-free tempeh, with summer salsa, Spanish rice pilaf, roasted summer vegetables GF
Thai rice cake
sweet potato hash and ginger beans GF

Accompaniments - choose two

Wild rice pilaf GF
Vegetable rice pilaf with toasted orzo
Golden couscous pilaf
Forbidden black rice GF
Oven roasted rosemary potatoes GF
Steamed NY State fingerling potatoes GF
Yukon gold mashed potatoes GF
Spice roasted sweet potato wedges GF
Savory bread puddings - tomato corn or butternut squash
Creamy three cheese polenta GF

Vegetables are selected each week based on the season and availability from local farmers, but our chefs are open to requests.

Bread and Butter: we serve freshly baked Bread Alone rolls and Vermont Cabot butter

Cakes and More

The standard wedding cake is a three tiered, layered and filled cake with buttercream frosting.

Cake flavors: vanilla, chocolate, marble, mocha, lemon
   upcharge options: carrot, red velvet, German chocolate
Fillings: buttercream (vanilla, chocolate, lemon, mocha, coconut), vanilla pastry cream, fruit preserves
   upcharge options: whipped ganache, lemon curd, fresh fruit (seasonal), mousse (chocolate, white chocolate, raspberry, strawberry, mocha, peanut butter, tiramisu)
Frostings: buttercream (vanilla, chocolate, lemon, mocha, coconut), cream cheese (orange or plain), whipped cream
   upcharge options: whipped ganache, chocolate glaze
Dessert Buffet:
As an add-on to the wedding cake: This option is an additional $2.50 per person, and includes one piece of each choice per two guests. Select 3 from the Standard list below, and 1 from the Premium list. You may add additional choices, priced as noted below.
As a replacement for the wedding cake: This option is an the same price as a wedding cake, and includes one piece of each choice per guest. Select 3 from the Standard list below, and 1 from the Premium list. You may add additional choices, priced as noted below.
You may also add a token 8" cutting cake for a flat fee of $50.00

Standard items, $1.00:
brownies, magic bars, lemon tartlet bites, Russian tea cakes, macaroons, assorted cookies
Premium items, $1.50:
mini cupcakes, mini cheesecakes, mini eclairs, pecan tassies, seasonal fruit tartlets, chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate truffles, chocolate mousse shots

Pie buffets and seasonal fruit crisps are also available.

Theme Dinners

French Provencal Buffet, “le Grand Aioli”

Casual yet sophisticated elegance! This traditional room temperature feast is celebrated in many villages in the south of France, and has become a signature party menu for Blue Mountain Bistro Catering!

A stunning display of poached and steamed seasonal vegetables (ex: fennel, asparagus, carrots, turnips, beets, French green beans, fingerling potatoes, artichokes, and tomatoes) accompanied by freshly grilled shrimp, filet mignon, and salmon or salt cod for traditionalists. Bowls of aioli, sea salt and cracked black pepper accompany this extraordinary summer party fare!

This includes your selection of 4 appetizers from our menus, dessert, and tea & coffee service.

$85 per person

100 Mile Menu

From farm to table, we’ll bring you the bounty of the Hudson Valley and celebrate the diversity of our region. This is a sample offering, actual menu based on availability.

Selected goat, sheep and cow's milk cheeses from our neighbors
Vegetable antipasti table with local produce
Feather Ridge Farm deviled eggs GF
Hudson Valley fois gras toasts with seasonal chutney
Skip's Hookline smoked salmon canapes
Smoked trout and cucumber canapes

Sky Farms field greens, beets, Ewe's Bleu GF

Entreés - choose two
Roundout Valley whole roasted shell steak GF
Hudson Valley duck, Clinton Vineyard cassis sauce
Campanelli chicken, goat cheese and herb stuffing
Boeuf Bourguignon, Hudson Valley cattle company

RSK Farms mashed potatoes GF
Davenport Farms tomato corn pudding
Farms2Tables vegetable medley GF

Bread Alone bread

Minard Farms apple crisp, cider whipped cream
Dessert table from the Bistro Bakery

Bistro Blend locally roasted coffee

$85+ per person, priced according to market and selections
above is a sample offering, actual menus based on availability

Country Casual Menu

This menu is designed as a room temperature buffet for warm weather affairs. No rental ovens or grills required. Featuring the bounty of the Hudson Valley and our chef's inspiration and creativity, this colorful meal is perfect for grazing and mingling with friends and guests. 

Appetizers - choose four
Local ricotta and truffle honey bruschetta
Fava bean, mint, and Pecorino bruschetta
Spanish grilled shrimp with lemon saffron aioli
Smoked salmon canape, handmade white wine biscuit
Caprese skewers, mozzarella, tomato and basil
Fois gras pate on red wine cracker, fig compote    
Caponata bruschetta with pine nuts

Salads and sides - choose four 
Kale Waldorf Salad
Bistro Salad
Caesar Salad
Spinach Salad
Arugula Salad
Four bean salad, fava, edamame, gigande and green beans
Roasted summer vegetable medley
Summer vegetable pasta salad
Quinoa tabouli
Farro with kale, currants and apples
Old fashioned potato salad
Fingerling potato and green bean salad

Entrées - choose two
Rolled stuffed Hereford flank steak with swiss chard and salsa cruda
Roast local turkey breast with house made mostarda di frutta
Poached Scottish salmon with lemon cucumber confit
Spice rubbed salmon with a summer fruit salsa
Salmon Dijonnaise

Assorted Bread Alone bread basket

Seasonal fruit pies or crisps
Coffee service

$70 per person

Bistro Barbeque Menu

Includes our signature apple-radish slaw & home made corn bread

Salads and Sides - choose four
GF Hummus, grape leaves, marinated feta, olives, za’atar grilled pitas
Kale Waldorf salad
Black bean corn salad with mixed pepper confetti GF
Caesar salad with garlic croutons
Four bean salad, fava, edamame, gigande and green beans
Spice roasted sweet potato wedges GF
Pasta salad with tomato, mozzarella, and basil
Summer vegetable pasta salad
Quinoa tabouli GF
Mac and cheese

Entree Selections - choose three
“Meaty” and saucy St. Louis style ribs
Certified Hereford BBQ beef brisket
Southern style hand pulled pork        
Firecracker rubbed chicken skewers, ancho aioli GF
Bistro steak, pepper and herb grilled GF
Spice-rubbed salmon with a summer fruit salsa GF

Organic Fair Trade Coffee Service

$50.00 per person

Appetizers and desserts can be added for an additional charge

Station Menu

This menu is intended for an extended cocktail hour style of party, with no sit down dinner. All stations are dinner stations, not appetizers stations.

Risotto Station:
Classical Italian rich and creamy risotto, selected preparations, shrimp and lobster, shitake and cremini mushroom, asparagus and pea.
$10.50 per person

Mashed Potato Bar:
Yukon Gold mashed potatoes
Choose five toppings: bacon, Adirondack cheddar, sour cream, mixed mushrooms, gorgonzola cheese, roasted garlic, chives, broccoli, etc...
$6.50 per person

Salad Station:
Caesar bites on mini romaine spears, local mixed greens or spinach with goat cheese, toasted almonds, cherry tomatoes, and balsamic or fig vinaigrette
$6.50 per person

Asian Station:
assorted dumplings, spring rolls, dim sum, dipping sauce and sesame noodles
$8.50 per person

Slider Station:
Chicken-feta burgers with sundried tomato sauce; Angus beef burgers with cheddar, roasted tomato and ketchup; Classic pulled pork with carmelized onions OR Korean BBQ pulled pork with kim chi.
$9.00 per person

Pasta Station:
spinach and egg tortellini, Penne, marinara, basil-walnut pesto, vodka sauce, broccoli-rabe, roasted peppers, local sausage
$9.00 per person

Artisanal Cheese Station:
your own cheese monger offering a sampling of Hudson Valley's finest with selected Mediterranean cheeses, quince, fig compote, fruit and assorted crackers and biscuits
$9.50 per person

Chef's Antipasti Station:
vegetable antipasti to complement the season and our kitchen's creativity: sopressata, our famous caponata, insalata caprese, marinated olives, marinated gigande beans, seafood salad, flatbreads and bruschetta
$12.50 per person

Mediterranean Mezze Station:
House-made hummus, baba ganoush, stuffed grape leaves, marinated feta, selected olives, tabouli, flatbreads and za'atar grilled pitas
$6.50 per person

Seafood Bar:
Oysters, crab claws, jumbo shrimp on ice, freshly shucked and lavishly displayed with Bloody Mary cocktail sauce and Mignonette sauce
$14.50 per person

Smoked Fish Display:
Catsmo locally smoked salmon, trout, whitefish and Hookline Fish Co. northwest-style salmon, served with traditional accompaniments, assorted breads and crackers
$12.50 per person

Carving Station:
N.Y. Hereford strip steak or beef short ribs with horseradish sauce or Bearnaise aioli, Murray's locally raised turkey breast with apricot mustard
$13.50 per person for beef
$7.50 per person for turkey

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