Due to the rising costs of produce, beef & poultry plus the low Canadian dollar we have had to

increase some of our prices. We wish it wasn’t so.

 

Over the past 24 years we have catered hundreds of events all over mainland

Nova Scotia and parts of New Brunswick & PEI.

We pride ourselves in the quality of our foods, presentations and level of professional service.

Our on-site service ranges from kitchen setup, dining setup, food service,

organizing rentals and the all important cleanup.

Contact us by phone or email for a cost estimate prepared to suit your

requirements and your budget.

 

Buffet Dinner Guide

 

We use local meats and produce as much as possible.

 

 

COMPLETE BUFFET DINNERS $32.85 per person

 

Our Buffet Dinners can be scaled up or scaled down - please ask

so we can design a menu just for you!

 

All Buffets Include:

  • 2 Stationary Hors d'oeuvres

  • 2 Salads

  • 2 Meat/Poultry/Seafood (50% each)

  • Choice of Potato, Rice or Pasta

  • + 1 Vegetable or Combination of Vegetables

  • Breads & Butter

  • Condiments

  • 2 Desserts

  • Coffee & Tea

  • Buffet Table Decor

 

We will meet with you to discuss your event, design your menu, arrange any rentals required, discuss the format of the room

and design menus around children & special dietary needs while striving to make your event stress free for YOU.

PLEASE MAKE YOUR SELECTIONS FROM EACH OF THE FOLLOWING 9 CATEGORIES:

STATIONARY HORS D’OEUVRES Please Choose Two:

Other Hors d’oeuvres are available on our Hors d’oeuvres Menu

Chafing Dish filled with Gyozas (Japanese Vegetable Dumplings) with Dipping Sauce & Chop Sticks

Chafing Dish of Perogies (Potato & Cheddar) with Bacon Bits & Sour Cream

Melt in your mouth Pesto Cheese Torte served with Crudities, Baguette & Crackers

Chafing Dish of Pineapple glazed Meatballs

Smoked Salmon Canapés on Cucumber slices with Sour Cream, Capers & Red Onion

Round of baked Brie with Mango Sauce, Baguette and Crackers

Mirror of Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon surrounded by Dill Cream Cheese Rosettes, Capers, Red Onion & sliced Baguette

Chafing Dish of Pork Satay with Peanut Sauce

Singapore Noodles in Chinese Takeout Boxes with Chop Sticks

 

SALADS - Please Choose Two:

Leaf Salads:

Caprese Salad with Basil Pesto and Balsamic Vinegar (please add $1.00)

Roasted Beet, toasted Almonds & Pear on mixed Greens in Red Wine Vinaigrette

Sweet & Spicy Beets & Red Onion on Baby Greens

Strawberry Fields Forever - Mixed Greens, Strawberries, toasted Pecans, Red Onion in our Light Creamy Dressing

Strawberry, Feta Cheese & Red Onion Salad

Spinach, Pear, Cashews, Bacon, Grapes & Red Onion in Honey Sesame Vinaigrette

Surprise Your Taste Buds with a Refreshing Watermelon Salad - Watermelon, Red Onion, Cukes, Feta, Cilantro, Lime Juice, cracked Pepper and Sea Salt (please add $1.00)

Panzanella Salad - Tomatoes, Red Onion, Basil, Olives, fresh Mozzarella & Croutons in Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

Kale with Pecans, Parmesan & Lemon Sea Salt Dressing

Garden Medley with Tomatoes, Cukes, Red Onion & Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

Green Salad with dried Cranberries, Feta & Sunflower Seeds topped with Honey Lemon Dressing

Classic Greek with Feta, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Olives, Red Onion & Romaine

Classic Caesar with Parmesan Cheese, Croutons & CU's Caesar Dressing

Spinach, Strawberries & Toasted Almonds with Honey Orange Dressing

The Best Vegetable Salad with Cucumber, Tomatoes, Green Onion, Jicama & Romaine with Pomegranate Dressing

 

Other Salads: Potato, Rice, Pasta, Couscous, Quinoa & Vegetable:

Chicken & Mango Salad on lightly dressed Mixed Greens (+ $.95)

Asparagus Fennel Salad with Orange Slices (please add $1.50)

My Sister’s Quinoa Salad with Almonds, Apple, Apricots, Sunflower Seeds,

  Dried Cranberries, Raisins & Maple Mustard Dressing (please add $.95)

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Raisins & Apple Salad (please add $1.20)

Pasta Primavera with Basil, Parmesan Cheese & Tomatoes

New Wave Potato, Grape Tomato, Corn & Basil Salad in a light Vinaigrette Dressing

Traditional Potato Salad with Baby Peas

Cu's Fine Cole Slaw

Sweet Curried Confetti Couscous (add $.95)

 

MEATS, POULTRY & SEAFOOD - Please Choose Two

Beef, Lamb & Pork - carved/served at the buffet table:

Beef Short Ribs - braised in Red Wine, Garlic & Vegetables

Slow Roasted, naturally-raised Nova Scotian Beef  (from Withrow's Rocky Knoll Farm) w/ au Jus Gravy & Horseradish Sauce - carved at the Buffet

Beef Bourguignon - French Stew with Button Mushrooms, Red Wine & Brandy

Classic Prime Rib infused with Garlic – served with Yorkshire Pudding & au Jus (please add $2.00)

Beef Tenderloin Medallions topped with Mushroom Red Wine Sauce (please add $1.95)

Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie) made with Ground Beef, Corn & Mashed Potatoes

Grilled Nova Scotia Strip Loin Steaks (8 oz,) with Blue Cheese Butter (add $5.00)

Grilled Nova Scotia marinated Sirloin Steaks (6 oz) (add $3.00)

Curried Lamb with Raita, Mango Chutney & Lime Pickle (please add $3.95)

Spiral Ham glazed with sweet Mustard Sauce and assorted bottled Mustards

Baked Ham with Pineapple & Mango Chutney Sauce

Pork Loin glazed with Apricot Sauce

Loin of Pork Dry Rub - roasted - served with Caramelized Onions and CU's Apple Sauce

Loin of Pork crusted with Molasses Dijon Glaze

Grilled boneless Pork Chops - CU’s Dry Rub & Apple Cranberry Sauce

Grilled marinated boneless Nova Scotia Leg of Lamb – served with Mint Jelly (add $4.00)


Poultry:

Grilled Quarter Chicken - Valley raised - dry rubbed (+ $2.00)

Grilled Breasts of Chicken (b/s) with Mango Cucumber Salsa

Thai roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon Gras, Ginger & Honey

Thai Red Curry Chicken on Jasmine Rice

Chicken a l’orange – boneless baked until crispy

Seared Chicken Breast (s/b) with Cranberry Balsamic Sauce

Chicken Pot Pie with Potato Crust

Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce & Gravy (add $1.10)

Chicken Curry (bone in) - on Basmati Rice with Cucumber Raita & Mango Chutney (+$1.25)

Chicken Chasseur or Hunter's Chicken

Cold Meat Trays

Freshly roasted sliced Beef, Turkey & Ham with Condiments

 

Fish Talk:

Salmon Teriyaki Steaks

Salmon Fillets baked with Herb Crust

Chilled poached Salmon Fillets with Chipotle Lime Sauce

Baked Haddock in Mushroom Cream Sauce

Grilled Scallop Skewers (6 scallops) with Mango Kiwi Salsa - (add $2.00)

Grilled Shrimp Skewers (6 jumbo shrimp) with Mango Kiwi Salsa

PREMIUM LOBSTER - any way you like it! - Seasonal Prices

Hook, Line & Sinker - Steamed Lobster with warm Butter, Bibs, Picks and Lemon 
Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Turf # 1 - Steamed Lobster with grilled Beef Tenderloin 
Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Turf # 2 - Steamed Lobster with slow cooked slow roasted N S Beef - served with  Horseradish Sauce 
Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Coop - Grilled Lobster Tails with grilled Coconut Spicy Chicken Breast 

Grilled Lobster Tails with Lemon Butter

VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN-FREE (GF) & VEGAN:

Grilled Vegetable Spring Rolls with Asian Dip - GF

Wild Mushroom Cakes on Baby Greens drizzled with Balsamic Glaze

Puttanesca – Spaghetti with Olives, Anchovies, Garlic & Tomatoes - GF Pasta

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna with Parmesan White Sauce

Bombay Vegetable & Fruit Curry over Basmati Rice - with Poppadum - GF

Thai Curry Chicken over Jasmine Rice or Rice Noodles - GF

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Raisins & Apple Salad - GF

Red Curry Peanut Noodles with Broccoli Flowerets

 

POTATO, RISOTTO, RICE OR PASTA Please Choose One

Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash
Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

Baked Potatoes with Chives & Sour Cream                                             

Mashed Sweet Potato with Fresh Lime

Colcannon (mashed Potato & Cabbage)                 

Risotto, Rice & Pasta:

Squash Risotto with baby peas (please add $1.50)

Baked Rice Pilaf

Buttered Spinach Linguini

Parmesan Egg Noodles 

Basmati Rice

Coconut Wedding Rice    

 

VEGETABLES - Please Choose One

For an additional choice(s) please add $1.50 each per person

Maple mashed Turnips

Buttered Whole Carrots

Sautéed Cabbage with Caraway

Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary

Seasonal Vegetable or a Medley of Seasonal Vegetables

Asparagus Spears with Sweet Butter (add $.95)

Pan Seared Brussel Sprouts with Toasted Almonds

Sautéed Button Mushrooms

Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas, Grape Tomatoes & Zucchini with Garlic

Sautéed Green Beans w/ Garlic & Thyme

Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil Nut Sauce

Vine Ripened Tomatoes – sliced- with Basil Pesto Drizzle
 

DESSERTS - Please Choose 2

New York Cheesecake with Berries and fresh Whipped Cream

Mocha Pudding Cake with French Vanilla Ice Cream

Orange Cream Chiffon Cake with Whipped Cream

Black Forest Crepes with Breyers Ice Cream, Brandied Cherries and fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream (add $.65)
Chocolate Mousse with toasted Almonds and Whipped Cream

Chocolate Cherry Trifle (with Cherry Brandy) (add $1.00)

Double Chocolate Torte with Raspberries

Mini Desserts in CU’s Mini Bowls:
    Chocolate Mousse - Glluten Free

    Lemon Mousse - Gluten Free

    Chocolate Cherry Trifle

    Blueberry Cheesecake Martinis

Blueberry Cobbler with Whipped Cream - seasonal

Brandied Peach Shortcake with Raspberries & Mascarpone (add $.75)

Apple Oat Crisp with fresh Whipped Cream

Mango Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

Mango & Raspberry Shortcake with fresh Whipped Cream
Apple Strudel with Spiked Sauce
Pavlova filled with fresh Fruit and Almond Whipped Cream
Strawberry Shortcake Torte with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream - Gluten Free

Lovely Selection of Squares & Confections - one plate per dining table - 2 pcs per person

Pumpkin Cookies (2 pp) with Cream Cheese Frosting

Peach Cobbler with Whipped Cream - seasonal

Your Wedding Cake or Special Occasion Cake served with our Raspberry Coulis and Whipped Cream

Dark Roast Coffee & brewed Orange Pekoe Tea is included.

Herbal Teas are available at $1.95 - ask about our selection.

For Weddings or any event that includes children we offer Children's Beach Buckets filled with CU's Chicken Strips, Raw Veggies 'n Dip, Small Toys, Cookies, Potato Chips, Fruit & Juice Paks, Napkins & Ketchup at $18.95. 

Children’s buffet dinners are at $18.95 (under 10 years of age).

LATE NIGHT SNACKS can be Asian Noodles in Asian Takeout Boxes, a Tacos Bar or just about anything you like - we’d love to hear your ideas!  Plus there are more great ideas on our Hors d’oeuvres Menu.

Staffing

On Site Labour is $12.50/Hr per staff

Over 160 people there is no charge for on-site wait staff labour (maximum of 3 hours)

Gratuity is based on the Food Purchase at 10 % - 15%

HST Applies at 15%

Rentals

Everything from tents/yurts, barbecues, tables, chairs, centerpieces, linens, glassware, china and cutlery can be

arranged through Catering Unlimited using the rental company of your choice. In the Halifax/Dartmouth area we recommend MacFarlands Party Rentals.  We are also familiar with the other rental companies in NS & NB.

For Sale

White square disposable Dinner Plates @ $.40
Black square disposable Dessert Plates @ $.35
Biodegradable, Black round 10 ¼” Dinner Plates @ $.25
Biodegradable, Black round 6” Dessert Plates @ $.20
Quality Disposable Cutlery @ $.30 per place setting per person
2 Ply Napkins (variety of colours) @ $.10

 

For Rent directly from Catering Unlimited
White Linen – Round Tablecloths at $11.00
White Linen – Rectangular Tablecloths at $11.00

Granny Apple Green – Large Round Tablecloths @ $14.00
Teal Green – 54" Tablecloths/Overlays @ $10.00
Black – 54" Tablecloths/Overlays @ $10.00

White Linen Napkins – beautiful embossed 100% cotton @ $1.50
CU’s stainless steel cutlery at $.50 per place setting per person
Black China Dinner Plates (for parties of 40) @ $.30
Black China Salad/Dessert Plates (for parties of 40) @ $.25
All purpose Wine Glasses (for parties of 40)@ $.30
Wrought Iron Tea Light Centerpieces @ $1.00


Please add 15% to your food purchase for events under 75 people

20% under 45 people

Prices are subject to change

 

 

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Dear Valued Guest: We take our Gluten-Friendly food items very seriously. Every item listed as “(GF)” on our menu is prepared using only gluten-free ingredients. However, due to the open nature of our kitchen and the kitchens where we cater, where gluten is present, cross contamination may occur during food preparation. Therefore, Catering Unlimited cannot claim to have gluten-free facilities and we cannot accept liability for symptoms contracted through the ingestion of gluten.