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Blue Mountain Bistro
Hudson Valley Catering Menus 2024

Appetizers and hors d'oeuvres

**These accompany our wedding packages and large-scale events**

VG - vegetarian, V - vegan, GF - gluten free, DF - dairy free

Stationary Hors d'Oeuvre Displays

Artisanal Cheese Table
Hudson Valley's finest cheeses, a selection of imported cheeses, fresh and dried fruits, assorted crackers.

Chef’s Antipasti Table
House-made caponata, soppressata, insalata caprese, marinated artichokes, olives, pickled peppers, and focaccia.

Mediterranean Mezze Table
Creamy hummus and baba ganoush, stuffed grape leaves, marinated feta, assorted olives, flatbreads and za'atar grilled pitas

Vegetable Garden Crudite Table
Assorted fresh, colorful, seasonal vegetables with gorgonzola-herb dip, red pepper aioli, and our house-made hummus

Hudson Valley Harvest Table
A sumptuous display of cheeses, fresh and dried fruits, sliced meats, vegetables and dips, nuts, and a selection of Bread Alone breads and crackers.


Passed Hors d'Oeuvres

Garden

Spinach-ricotta stuffed mushrooms VG
Porcini mushroom risotto bites VG
Local goat cheese, olive tapenade crostini VG
Artichoke, spinach and brie bruschetta VG
Truffled Mac ’n’cheese pops VG
Local ricotta and truffled honey bruschetta VG
Crispy feta bites, fig compote VG

Land

Moroccan spiced chicken, phyllo cups, tomato chutney DF
Beef tenderloin, chimichurri and gorgonzola bruschetta
Cornmeal empanadas (chicken or beef), chile lime salsa DF
Lamb feta kebobs, pomegranate, mint yogurt
BBQ pulled pork, sweet potato crisps, jalepeno aioli GF DF
Buffalo chicken meatballs, red hot glaze, gorgonzola ranch
Mini dogs in puff pastry franks, classic mustard DF

Sea

Sesame tuna tartare, avocado, wasabi, rice cracker GF DF
Shrimp Scampi Skewers, lemon garlic butter GF
Smoked Salmon, mini avocado toast
Citrus-poached jumbo shrimp, Bloody Mary cocktail sauce GF DF
Chipotle-lime shrimp and avocado tostada GF DF
Crab cakes, Old Bay remoulade DF




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Salads and sides

Dinner salads

Bistro Salad
Mixed greens, beets, gorgonzola, spice roasted walnuts, sherry vinaigrette
Baby Kale Caesar Salad
shaved Asiago, roasted chickpeas, classic Caesar dressing
Spinach Salad

toasted almonds, goat cheese, fig-balsamic vinaigrette
Arugula Salad
heirloom cherry tomatoes, lemon-Parmesan vinaigrette  

Accompaniments

Rice pilaf with toasted orzo V
Coconut rice V GF
Wild rice V GF
Oven roasted potatoes, fresh rosemary, crispy garlic V GF
Steamed local fingerling potatoes with parsley, sea salt, XVOO V GF
Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, the perfect combination of rich, fluffy, and creamy GF
Smashed potatoes XVOO and roasted garlic V GF
Three cheese polenta, Asiago, Parmesan, and Ricotta

Add-ons ** (available seasonally, priced by the pound) **

Bean and corn salad
local corn, sweet and hot pepper confetti
Mediterranean bean salad
fava, edamame, gigande, and green beans, vinaigrette
Watermelon salad
watermelon, feta and arugula, citrus-mint dressing
Waldorf salad
kale, celery, apples, walnuts, cider vinaigrette
Greek salad
tomato, cucumber, red onion, chick peas, feta, vinaigrette
Spicy Asian slaw
purple and green cabbage, peppers, carrots, red onion, sesame-chili dressing
Apple-radish slaw
white cabbage, green apple, daikon radish, creamy dressing
Quinoa tabouli
lemon, cucumber, red onion, parsley, mint
Farro kale salad
currants, apples, red onion, cider vinaigrette
Old-fashioned potato salad
classic potato salad in creamy mustard dressing
Potato-green bean salad
white wine herb vinaigrette
Pasta Caprese
classic tomato, mozzarella, and basil, white balsamic vinaigrette
Sesame noodles
daikon, sprouts, cucumber and scallions, spicy peanut sauce
Roasted cauliflower

sun-dried tomatoes, celery, capers, black olives, anchovies
Roasted squash and brussel sprouts
butternut squash, garlic oil
Vegetable medley
green beans, rainbow carrots
Summer squash medley
roasted zucchini, chayote, peppers, onion
Roasted root vegetables
carrots, parsnips, rutabaga, turnips, brussel sprouts

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Mains

Formal mains

*For plated dinners please consult with our chefs*

Salmon Dijonnaise, oven poached herbed dijonnaise GF DF

Sesame Crusted Salmon, scallion rice cake, bok choy DF

Spice-crusted Mahi-Mahi, mango lime salsa GF DF

Icelandic Cod Basquaise, tomato and peppers Spanish style GF DF

Lemon Chicken, locally raised, lovingly cooked GF DF

Braised Short Rib in red wine, horseradish cream

Beef Tenderloin, choice beef filet, mixed peppercorn sauce

Seven Hour Leg of Lamb, slow-braised and fork tender DF

Informal mains

Chicken Marsala, exotic mushrooms, imported Marsala, rich house-made stock

Grilled Bistro Steak, pepper-herb crusted petit tender, horseradish cream

Barbecue Beef Brisket, maple-bourbon barbecue sauce

Moroccan Chicken, preserved lemon, olives, ginger, cinnamon, and saffron

Chicken Kebobs, firecracker spice rub, ancho chili aioli

Vegetarian Mains

Spinach Risotto Cake, seasonal vegetable accompaniments VG

Vegetable Coconut Curry, basmati rice, tamarind-date chutney, V, GF

Thai Rice Cake, sweet potato hash and ginger beans, V, GF

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Dinner 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.

Stations

Salad Station: (choose two)
Baby kale caesar salad
Spinach with goat cheese, toasted almonds, fig vinaigrette
Arugula, heirloom cherry tomatoes, lemon-Parmesan vinaigrette

Pasta Station: (choose three)
Mushroom ravioli, spinach, caramelized onions, sautéed mushrooms
Penne alla Vodka
Orrechiette with chicken sausage, broccoli rabe, and roasted peppers
Pasta Carbonara with pancetta and peas

Mashed Potato Bar:
Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with all the toppings... bacon, cheddar, mixed mushrooms, gorgonzola cheese, chives

Asian-style Station: 
Chicken, or vegetable, potstickers, vegetable spring rolls, shrimp sui mei, sesame noodles, and dipping sauces

Slider Station: choose two, comes with all the fixin's
Grass-fed Hudson Valley beef, chicken-feta burgers, pulled pork with jalepeno aioli, beyond burgers

Dessert Stations

Dessert Buffet Station:
Choose 2 standard items and 2 premium items
Standard: brownies, lemon tartlets, pecan tassies, mini cheesecakes, assorted cookies
Premium: mini cupcakes, mini eclairs, seasonal fruit tartlets, chocolate covered strawberries, chocolate mousse shots, chocolate truffles

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Cakes and more

The standard wedding cake is tiered, layered, filled and frosted - choices below.


Standard Cake flavors: Vanilla, chocolate, marble, lemon, mocha

Premium Cake flavors: Carrot, red velvet

Standard Fillings: American buttercream (flavor of your choice), Swiss meringue buttercream (flavor of your choice), vanilla pastry cream, fruit preserves (paired with another filling), cream cheese frosting

Premium Fillings: French buttercream (flavor of your choice), lemon curd, chocolate or fruit mousse, whipped ganache, diplomat (flavor of your choice), fresh fruit (paired with another filling)

Standard Frostings: Swiss meringue buttercream (flavor of your choice), cream cheese frosting, orange cream cheese frosting

Premium Frostings: Whipped ganache, French buttercream (flavor of your choice)

NOTE: French buttercream has a yellow hue and can not be made white if chosen as the frosting.

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 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.

Standard items, $1.50:
brownies, lemon tartlets , mini cheesecakes, pecan tassies, assorted cookies, macaroons

Premium items, $2.00:
mini cupcakes, mini eclairs, seasonal fruit tartlets, chocolate mousse tartlets, chocolate truffles, chocolate covered strawberries (seasonal), flourless chocolate bites

Pie buffets, cupcakes, and seasonal fruit crisps are also available

Cutting Cake $75