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Display

dis·play /dəˈsplā/ verb 1. make a prominent exhibition of (something) in a place where it can be easily seen

IMPORTED OR DOMESTIC

CHEESE DISPLAY

An assortment of imported and domestic cheeses accompanied by fresh berries and grapes Served with flatbread crackers and baked crostini

TUSCAN TABLE DISPLAY

Italian cured meats, cheeses, marinated and pickled vegetables, crudite, hummus, tapenade, with an assortment of flatbreads, crackers and crostini

ENCORE SMOKED SALMON

Smoked Salmon served with capers, diced egg, diced onion, cream cheese, cucmber dill sauce, crackers & crostini

TRIO OF DIPS

Olive Tapenade, Grilled Vegetable Caponata, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus served with assorted crostini and crisps

ANTIPASTO PLATTER

An assortment of Italian meats and cheese along with peperoncine, kalamata olive, marinated artichoke hearts, pickled Brussels sprouts, roasted red peppers, crackers & crostini

ENCORE SMOKED COLORADO TROUT

Smoked Colorado trout served with capers, diced egg, diced onion, cream cheese, cucmber dill sauce, crackers & crostini

GARDE-MANAGER

gard man-ZHAY/noun, plural gard-manager/French. refers to a category of foods produced in the cold kitchen

CEVICHE

Shrimp or white fish marinated in citrus with avocado, jalepeno, onion & tomato served in individual shot glasses

GAZPACHO SHOOTER

Fresh cucumber, tomato, onion, fresh dill, garlic, pressed fresh tomato juice and balsamic topped with crisp celery and bell pepper with lime juice served

SEARED TUXEDO AHI TUNA

Black and white sesame seed crusted ahi tuna with pickled ginger, wasabi and soy on a wanton crisp

GRILLED SQUASH RIBBONS

Grilled zucchini and summer squash ribbons on skewers with prosciutto and mint dressing

SHRIMP

Traditional or with a twist: classic cocktail, blackened with remoulade, or margarita style glazed with tequilla & lime and avocado aioli

SMOKED SALMON CRISP

Encore smoked salmon with cream cheese, lemon pepper, and dill served on a gluten free crisp

CAPRESE SKEWER

Grape tomatoes, fresh buffalo milk mozzarella pearls with garden fresh basil drizzled with balsamic reduction

CALIFORNIA BITE

Cucumber cup filled with sushi rice, crab salad with a touch of wasabi

DEVILED EGGS

Traditional

BLT

Bacon Jalepno

Sriracha with Candied Bacon

HOMEMADE TORTILLA CHIPS WITH SALSA THREE-WAY

Flour and Corn tortilla chips with cowboy caviar (black beans, corn, tomato, peppers),

Diablo (spicy), and Pico de gallo (fresh)

BRUSCHETTA

Diced tomatoes with basil, garlic, lightly tossed with balsamic vinegar served with french bread crostini

Add mozzarella pearls

BEEF CROSTINI WITH ONION THREE-WAY

Shaved beef tenderloin served on a crostini with herbed cream cheese and topped with balsamic caramelized onions, crispy fried onions and finished with a green onion garnish

PINWHEELS

Beef and cheddar with horseradish

Turkey with herbed cream cheese

Ham with Swiss and Dijon aioli

HORS D'OEUVRES

/ôr ˈdərv/noun, a small savory dish, typically one served as an appetizer at the beginning of a meal

SMOKE PORK BELLY WITH CHIPOTLE BALSAMIC GLAZE

Bacon on steroids has a tremendously rich texture and complex flavor smoked in chipotle and balsmic glaze

LAMB LOLLIPOP

Grilled to medium rare and served with blackberry rosemary and lemon glaze

STUFFED MUSHROOMS

TRADITIONAL – VEGETARIAN : Fontina, Parmesan, panko and spices

ITALIAN: Italian sausage, Fontina, Parmesan and

Italian spices

SOUTHWESTERN: chorizo, pepper jack, white ques

THREE CHEESE MINI MAC SPOONS

Traditional with a gourmet flair

Cheeseburger Mac,

Southwestern Mac with pepper jack and jalapeno

CHICKEN WINGS

We serve ours Naked! Sauce on the side

Buffalo

Teriyaki

Garlic and Herb

comes with crisp celery & carrots, ranch & blue cheese

MEATBALLS

Marinara, Swedish, BBQ, Marsala or Chipotle Cream

BACON WRAPPED ASIAN SHRIMP

Jumbo shrimp wrapped in thick cut bacon glazed with noc chung dipping sauce

BEEF WELLINGTON BITE

Petite cuts of beef tenderloin topped with duxelles and wrapped in puff pastry baked to perfection and fished with burgundy demi glace

SPANAKOPITA

Spinach, feta scallions and spices wrappen in light flaky phylo dough

JALAPENO POP-ER

Fresh Jalapeno stuffed with cheddar & cream cheese, green onion and topped with bread crumbs

BAKED BRIE EN CROUTE

Baked with raspberry preserves and served with apple slices and french bread crostini

SHRIMP & GRITS

Creamy cheesy savory grits and garlic shrimp served in cups or add a skillet for a fun display

CHICKEN SKEWER

Tender Chicken skewered and grilled

Thai Peanut

Teriyaki

Buffalo

Tikka Masala

ARANCINI RISOTTO WITH GOUDA BALLS

served with marinara

CHICKEN LETTUCE WRAPS

Diced chicken breast, cashews, coconut, shredded carrots tossed in a Teriyaki glaze served with butter lettuce leaves

HOT ARTICHOKE DIP

An Encore favorite – Marinated artichoke hearts blended with fresh herbs and spices and cream cheese baked served with crisp fresh vegetables and French bread crostini

SLIDERS

/ˈslīdər/ a small hamburger or other hot sandwich made with a soft bun

PULLED PORK SLIDER

Tender roasted pulled pork with Encores BBQ sauce and a zesty chef made coleslaw

KOBE BEEF BURGER SLIDER

Wagyu Beef raised in Australia Mini Kobe Beef Sliders served with a Brioche bun and our special sauce

RUBEN SLIDER

Shaved corned beef served hot slider bun, swiss cheese and thousand island dressing

FRENCH DIP SLIDER

Shaved roast beef served with swiss cheese, onions and au jus

SNACKIN' STATIONS

BUILD YOU OWN CHEX MIX

Rice, corn, wheat Chex seasoned dn baked in the classic recipe

Toppings/Mix: Peanuts, chocolat chips, bagel chips, banana chips, sesame stix, pretzel sticks, cheese crackers

ENCORE HOMEMADE CHIPS & BLUE CHEESE DIP

GOURMET POPCORN WITH SESAME GLAZED PISTACHIOS

CHEF ATTENDED ACTION STATIONS

A wow factor – minimum 25 guests

GUACAMOLE STATION

Avocado, tomato, red onion, garlic, fresh jalapeno, lime, cumin, charred corn, mango, pineapple, bacon & chojita cheese

Comes with our homemade tortilla chips

TACO STAION

The combinations are endless

imagine seasoned carne asada, chicken, salsa, guacamole, queso, made to order or ahi tuna, mango salsa and crisp slaw

ask about our mini-tacos!

TOASTIE STATION

Grilled in a skillet to order:

French baguettes, sliced sourdough with aged sharp cheddar, Fontina, Gouda, blueberries, pesto, portabello mushrooms, fig preserves, plantains, peanut butter, smoked ham, fresh herbs

let your imagination be your guide!

SHUCKING STATION – RAW BAR

Seasonal Oysters on the half shell with cocktail sauce, mignonette, grated horseradish, lemon

Add: Crab claws, shrimp and an

ice sculpture to take it over the top

MASHED POTATO STATION

Creamy garlic, cheesy Idaho, or sweet mashed potatoes with a cornucopia of toppings:

wild mushroom demi, chives, shredded cheddar, bacon bits, candied pecans, marshmallow dust

PASTA STATION

Elbo macaroni, penne, papardelli ribbons, gnocchi

vodka sauce, marinara, basil cream, brown butter and sage

Italian sausage, Grilled Chicken, Meatbsalls, Pork Belly,