Verve Caterers & Events
Full Service Cape Town Catering Company

BUFFET MENUS

All starters are optional and plated.

(Prices exc. VAT)


R 185/ PERSON

STARTERS (optional at R60)

Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet & Sour Plum sauce V
Chicken Liver Parfait, Confit Onion & Ciabatta
Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken & Garlic Croutons
Butternut Soup with Toasted Ciabatta

                                

MAINS (2 options)

Traditional Bobotie

Roast Beef with Onion Gravy
Roasted Chicken with Gravy
Chicken & Vegetable Curry


SIDES(STARCH) (2 options)

Steamed Long Grain Rice
Roasted Garlic & Thyme Potatoes
Spring Onion Mashed Potatoes
Potato Wedges


SIDES(VEGETABLES) (2 options)

Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Bake
Roasted Butternut
Carrots & Sweet Peas
Green Bean & Tomato Stew

                                           

DESSERTS (2 options)

Bread & Butter Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Mousse
Traditional Malva Pudding with Custard & Vanilla Ice cream



R 225/ PERSON

STARTERS (optional at R65)

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Dipping Sauce V
Beef Carpaccio with Fresh Ciabatta
Roasted Chicken Terrine with Baby Leaf Salad
Spiced Sweet Potato & Coconut Soup with Toasted Ciabatta 
Sweet Corn & Chili Cakes with Sweet Chili Sauce V
                 

MAINS (2 options)

Traditional Bobotie
Moroccan Lamb & Prune Tagine
Roasted Chicken with Gravy
Chicken & Vegetable Curry
Roast Beef with Onion Gravy
Thai Red Fish Curry
Glazed Ham with Honey & Mustard Sauce


SALADS (1 option)

Traditional Greek Salad
Chickpea, Almond & Couscous Salad
Curried Bean Salad


SIDES(STARCH) (2 options)

Steamed Long Grain Rice
Roasted Garlic & Thyme Potatoes
Spring Onion Mashed Potatoes
Potato Wedges
Boiled New Potatoes with Chive Butter


SIDES(VEGETABLES) (2 options)

Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Bake
Roasted Butternut
Carrots & Sweet Peas
Green Bean & Tomato Stew
Pumpkin Fritters
Swiss Chard & Mushroom Lasagne

                                           

DESSERTS (2 options)

Bread & Butter Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Brownies with Whipped Cream
Chocolate Mousse
Traditional Malva Pudding with Custard & Vanilla Ice cream
Apple & Raisin Crumble, Berry Coulis & Crème Chantilly
Crème Caramel



R 265/ PERSON

STARTERS (optional at R65)

Vietnamese Spring Rolls with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Dipping Sauce V
Beef Carpaccio with Fresh Ciabatta
Roasted Chicken Terrine with Baby Leaf Salad
Spiced Sweet Potato & Coconut Soup with Toasted Ciabatta 
Sweet Corn & Chili Cakes with Sweet Chili Sauce V

Five Spice Chicken Livers in Wonton Twists
                 

MAINS (3 options)

Traditional Bobotie
Moroccan Lamb & Prune Tagine
Roasted Chicken with Gravy
Chicken & Vegetable Curry
Roast Beef with Onion Gravy
Thai Red Fish Curry
Glazed Ham with Honey & Mustard Sauce
Baked Kingklip with Creamy Cheese Sauce
Game Steak with Pepper sauce


SALADS (1 option)

Traditional Greek Salad
Chickpea, Almond & Couscous Salad
Curried Bean Salad
Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable Salad


SIDES(STARCH) (2 options)

Steamed Long Grain Rice
Roasted Garlic & Thyme Potatoes
Spring Onion Mashed Potatoes
Potato Wedges
Boiled New Potatoes with Chive Butter
Potato & Onion Tart
Penne with Tomato & Basil
Sweet Potato & Honey Bake


SIDES(VEGETABLES) (2 options)

Broccoli & Cauliflower Cheese Bake
Roasted Butternut
Carrots & Sweet Peas
Green Bean & Tomato Stew
Pumpkin Fritters
Swiss Chard & Mushroom Lasagne
Ratatouille

                                           

DESSERTS (2 options)

Bread & Butter Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate Brownies with Whipped Cream
Chocolate Mousse
Traditional Malva Pudding with Custard & Vanilla Ice Cream
Apple & Raisin Crumble, Berry Coulis & Crème Chantilly
Crème Caramel
Berry Pavlova
Baked Cheesecake

 

R 310/ PERSON

STARTERS (optional at R75)

Blue Cheese & Pear Gallette with Rocket & Pomegranate Balsamic Glaze V
Mozzarella & Chorizo Arancini, Romaine Wedge & Parmesan Shards V
Crispy Hoisin Pork Parcel, Lime and Chilli Sauce
Ostrich Bobotie in a Kataifi Nest with Stone Fruit Salsa
Calamari, Bocconcini & Chorizo salad 
Exotic Mushroom Soup with Roasted Garlic Melba Slices
         

MAINS (3 options)

Roast Beef Sirloin with Onion Gravy or Béarnaise Sauce 
Stir Fried Beef in Oyster Sauce with Shiitake Mushrooms
Prawn & Mussel Thai Red Curry 
Roasted Kingklip with Coconut, Lemon Grass & Chili Sauce 
or Lemon & Herb Beurre Blanc
Braised Pork Belly with Warm Apple Chutney
Roasted Leg of Lamb with Port Jus or Minted Hollandaise
Coq Au Champagne (Chicken Braised in Dry Sparkling Wine)
Green Thai Chicken Curry
Roasted Chicken with Garlic & Rosemary

SALADS (1 option)

Classic Cæsar Salad
Cherry Tomato, Rocket & Avocado Salad
Traditional Greek Salad
Butternut Rocket & Feta Salad
Chickpea, Almond & Couscous Salad
Mixed Leaf Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

SIDES(STARCH) (2 options)

Gratin Dauphinois (Potato bake with Cream & Gruyere)
Steamed Basmati Rice
Roasted Garlic & Thyme Potatoes
Spring Onion Mashed Potatoes
Boiled New Potatoes with Chive Butter

Potato & Onion Tart
Penne with Tomato & Basil
Sweet Potato & Honey Bake

SIDES(VEGETABLES) (2 options)

Honey & Rosemary Roasted Carrots
Broccoli with Smoked Garlic & Parmesan Sauce
Butternut, Spinach & Aubergine Bake
Mixed Greens with Tarragon Butter (Green Beans, Sugar Snaps & Peas)
Cauliflower with Aurora Sauce (Velvety Tomato Cream sauce)
Swiss Chard & Mushroom Lasagne
                      

DESSERTS (2 options)

Sticky Toffee Pudding, Caramel Sauce & Vanilla Ice-Cream
Chocolate & Walnut Square with Rum & Raisin Crème
Rice Pudding with Vanilla Pods & Berry Salsa
Apple & Raisin Crumble, Berry Coulis & Crème Chantilly
Baked Cheese Cake with Berry Compote
Chocolate Mousse & Cape Velvet Sauce 
Black Cherry & Almond Tart with Vanilla Crème Anglaise
Traditional Malva Pudding with Custard & Vanilla Ice cream


AL FRESCO MENU

 

R 340/ PERSON

ANTIPASTI (5 options)

Selection of Cheeses: such as Gorgonzola, Fontina & Pecorino
Artisan Bread Selection with Tapenade, Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar
Marinated Olives
Beef Carpaccio with Mustard Cream & Capers
Cured Meats, such as Salami, Prosciutto, Bresaola & Coppa
Vegetarian Antipasti (Roasted Peppers, Aubergine & Zucchini)
Garlic Prawns
Caprese Salad (Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella & Basil)
Fresh Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan
Suppli (Risotto Croquettes filled with, Basil & Mozzarella on a bed of Mushrooms)
Fresh Black Mussels Steamed in White Wine & Cream
Bruschetta with Tomato, Basil & Olive & Artichoke, Anchovy & Sun-dried Tomato
Parma Ham & Melon (seasonal)

                                

PRIMO (1 option)

Spaghetti Alla Puttanesca (Tomato, Basil, Olives, Capers & Garlic)
Penne Arrabiata (Tomato, Chili & Garlic)
Penne Al Forno (Tomato, Cream & Five Cheeses)
Wild Mushroom Risotto


SECONDI (2 options)

Filletto Vino Rosso (Beef Fillet with Red Wine Sauce)
Pollo Cacciatora (Chicken, Mushroom & Tomato Casserole)
Saltimbocca (Veal or Chicken with Parma Ham & Sage)
Pesce al Limone (Pan Seared Kingklip with Lemon, Basil & Garlic)
Vitello al Marsala (Escallops of Veal with Marsala Wine)

                      

DOLCE (1 option)

Tiramisu 
Cannoli with Lemon, Basil & Pistachio Filling
Panna Cotta with Berry Compote

Buffet menus include Bread & Butter (excluding Al Fresco menu)