Menu for parties

Hail Mary’s Catered Parties, Weddings, & Events


Catered Parties, Weddings, & Events (ideas)

1) Tray Passed Appetizers

  1. Smoked salmon with cream cheese, capers, red onion, dill on a rye toast point
  2. Seared marinated beef on a crostini with mache and crumbled bleu cheese
  3. Prosciutto wrapped fig with goat cheese
  4. Seared ahi tuna with wasabi crème fraiche in a wonton crisp
  5. Prosciutto With buffalo mozzarella and basil
  6. Chicken curry in a puff pastry shell
  7. Mushroom duxelle in a tartlet with a touch of mascarpone
  8. Polenta squares with Gruyere, rosemary, and topped with pancetta
  9. Gruyere puffs
  10. Flat bread pizza with bacon lardons, ricotta and Monterey jack, lemon zest, and caramelized onions
  11. Cheddar chive pancakes with smoked sausage and spicy mustard
  12. Crostini topped with tomatoes, artichoke, and bleu cheese
  13. Crab cakes with a basil aioli
  14. Crostini with oven roasted tomato, olive tapenade, and arugula
  15. Crab dip with crostini
  16. Spinach artichoke dip
  17. Broiled Rosemary Shrimp
  18. Sweet Bacon
  19. Vodka soaked tomatoes
  20. Prosciutto wrapped asparagus
  21. Blue cheese stuffed olives
  22. New potatoes with sour cream and caviar
  23. Lemon risotto cakes with marinara
  24. Lamb lolli-pops encrusted with walnuts brown sugar and mint
  25. Fried macaroni and cheese bites
  26. Chicken quesadillas
  27. Chicken satay
  28. Parmesan chicken skewers
  29. Boneless hot wing bites with blue cheese dipping sauce
  30. Wontons stuffed with corn, red pepper and topped with an onion marmalade
  31. Soy glazed chicken in lettuce cups
  32. Small tomatoes stuffed with goat cheese
  33. Seared Scallops with a roasted red pepper sauce
  34. Tomato soup and grilled cheese
  35. Crab cakes with lemon basil aioli

2) Placed Appetizers

  1. Vegetable crudités
  2. Tomato and goat cheese with ciabatta
  3. Spinach artichoke dip
  4. Crab dip
  5. Guacamole bar
  6. Quesadillas (vegetable, chicken)
  7. Hot wings with blue cheese sauce
  8. Grilled flat breads with cheese, caramelized onion, bacon lardoons, and arugula
  9. Grilled chicken tenders with a basil aioli
  10. Cheese platter
  11. Cheese fondue with bread and vegetable sides
  12. Albondigas
  13. Baked macaroni and cheese
  14. Hummus and melensalata with pita
  15. Crepe station

3) Salads

  1. BLT Salad, butter lettuce, avocado, bacon, blue cheese, tomatoes
  2. Wedge with blue cheese dressing
  3. Arugula salad with herbs mustard dressing
  4. Caesar salad
  5. Mixed baby greens with goat cheese, red onion, and candied pecans and mandarin oranges
  6. Endive, blue cheese, pear, candied walnuts, dried cherries, bleu cheese
  7. Green bean and cherry tomato salad with fresh shaved Parmesan
  8. Goat cheese encrusted with nuts on mixed baby greens with baby beets
  9. Grilled shrimp on a bed of baby spinach with fennel, Pine nuts, Parmesan crisp
  10. Arugula and mixed greens with roasted beets, goat cheese, and Curry dressing
  11. Mixed Greens, fennel, pomegranates
  12. Butter lettuce, shrimp and avocado with a Louis sauce
  13. Crab salad- bed of avocado, layer of fresh Dungeness crab, and gazpacho salsa
  14. Heirloom Tomato stack (when in season) with arugula and lemon vinaigrette
  15. Spinach Salad with soft boiled eggs, nicoise olives, bacon warm sherry vin
  16. Romaine and mixed greens with black beans, corn, roasted red peppers
  17. Butter lettuce with marinated mushrooms
  18. Endive, arugula, walnuts, blue cheese and apples and apple cider vinegar
  19. Butter lettuce salad with shredded napa cabbage with mushrooms, red peppers, & green onion
  20. Wild mushroom and green onion Thai salad over brown rice

4) Soups

  1. Chicken noodle
  2. Amber Ale Cheese Soup
  3. Butternut squash
  4. Gazpacho
  5. Tortilla
  6. Wild Mushrooms
  7. Cream of Broccoli
  8. Minestrone
  9. Black bean soup
  10. Wedding soup
  11. Chili
  12. White chili
  13. Ale and cheese soup
  14. Tomato, rice and cilantro
  15. Clam chowder
  16. Corn chowder
  17. Cauliflower
  18. Three potato
  19. Soup
  20. Tomato and spicy sausage soup

5) Main

Chicken and Turkey

  1. Marinated pan roasted boneless chicken
  2. Chicken with chimichurri
  3. Chicken Marsala
  4. Chicken paillard (pounded flat with bread crumbs)
  5. Chicken and dumplings
  6. Roast chicken
  7. Chicken Milanese
  8. Chicken Parmesan
  9. Stuffed chicken breast w/ roasted peppers, feta, basil, and kalamata olives
  10. Green chili chicken enchiladas
  11. Fajitas
  12. Seared chicken with a green olive salsa
  13. Turkey meatballs on a bed of spinach with a chanterelle sage sauce
  14. Chicken bowl with red peppers, broccoli, and basil pesto
  15. Chicken Pozole


  1. Braised bone in short rib
  2. My meat loaf
  3. Grilled filet crusted with black peppercorn with sautéed mushrooms
  4. Marinated hanger steak
  5. Grilled marinated tri tip with crumbled bleu cheese
  6. Grilled beef tenderloin
  7. Meat loaf
  8. Veal Marsala
  9. Osso Bucco
  10. Pot roast
  11. Black pepper encrusted filet, w/ artichokes, & mushrooms
  12. Grilled filet on top of marinated Portobello and roasted tomatoes


  1. Herb broiled halibut
  2. Crab salad
  3. Lobster salad
  4. Poached salmon
  5. Black pepper fennel crusted seared ahi tuna
  6. Miso black cod
  7. Paella
  8. Whole grilled salmon
  9. Blackened salmon
  10. Halibut with leaks and lemon zest
  11. Grilled tilapia with citrus vinaigrette
  12. Seared scallops
  13. Tomatoes and basil Sole with caper
  14. Spicy tomato salsa, broiled Chilean sea bass
  15. Mahi-Mahi (Dorado) with a salsa Verde
  16. Poached Salmon


  1. Pork tenderloin topped with blue cheese
  2. Stuffed pork tenderloin with red wine cherry glaze
  3. Roast pork with chimichurri
  4. Pulled pork with caramelized onion


  1. Braised lamb shanks
  2. Rack of lamb crusted with mustard and breadcrumbs
  3. Marinated butterflied lamb


  1. Lasagna
  2. Spaghetti and meatballs
  3. Fusili with portabello mushrooms, sundried tomato, artichokes
  4. Tortellini with pesto and diced tomatos


  1. Tofu scramble stuffed in a Portobello mushroom
  2. Tofu with chimichurri
  3. Blackened tofu with raita sauce

6) Sides-


  1. Oven roasted fingerlings
  2. Jalapeno and potato hash
  3. Sweet potato hash
  4. Potatoes and leek au gratin


  1. Roasted root vegetables
  2. Green Beans wrapped in prosciutto broiled with sea salt
  3. Broccoli and almonds
  4. Broccoli with lemon zest
  5. Grilled asparagus
  6. Caramelized carrots
  7. Green beans with roasted garlic
  8. Steamed spinach
  9. Balsamic glazed brussel sprouts
  10. Stuffed mushrooms
  11. Stuffed squash
  12. Caramelized onions
  13. Julienne vegetables
  14. Caramelized carrots
  15. Grilled bok choy
  16. Green beans wrapped with prosciutto
  17. Grilled vegetables
  18. Tomato stuffed with spinach
  19. Tomato stuffed with vegetable quinoa
  20. Garlic sautéed kale
  21. Sauteed swiss chard
  22. Grilled artichoke (Seasonal)
  23. Stuffed artichoke (Seasonal)
  24. Julienne mixed vegetables

Grains and Pasta

  1. Penne pasta with lemon butter
  2. Saffron couscous
  3. Wild rice with cranberries and almonds
  4. Tortellini with wild mushrooms
  5. Vegetable cous cous
  6. Creamy polenta
  7. Polenta with wild mushrooms
  8. Parmesan couscous
  9. Macaroni and cheese
  10. Wild mushroom risotto
  11. Artichoke and lemon risotto
  12. White rice
  13. Brown rice
  14. Saffron rice
  15. Yellow rice
  16. Tomato rice
  17. Ginger rice
  18. Baked home fries with gremolata
  19. Parmesan cup filled with couscous and juliennes vegetables