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Sample Menus

Vale House Catering offer a friendly, bespoke service when collaborating with you to design the perfect menu for your event. These sample menus provide examples of menus designed for previous events, to give you a flavour!

Sample Spring Canapé Menu

Evesham Asparagus on Brioche with a rich Gruyère Cream Crisp Biscotti with warmed Brie melted onto Gloucestershire Strawberries

Sugar-cured Tuna Wrap with Mouli Carrot and Cucumber and Lemon Dressing


Tender Skewered Chicken with Spring Onions, Mango and Nam Phrik Num Sauce Pancetta and Salmon Fishcakes with Roquette Salsa Dip



Sample Summer Canapé Menu

Fruit Brochette with a Fresh Herb Vinaigrette Gin-cured Salmon on Cucumber with Dill Sauce and Caper Flowers


Miniature Fish and Chips with Tomato Ketchup, served in a themed paper cone



Sample Autumn Canapé Menu

Jumbo Blackened Shrimp marinated in Thai Spices, served with Pickled Ginger


Duck Confit on a warm Chestnut and Potato Cake with Many Berry Jelly


Rosemary-scented Mashed Potatoes with Mini Sausages


Mini Crumpets, St Agur and home-made Rose Petal Jelly

The richest miniature Chocolate Cake with a Citrus and Basil Fool


West Country Blackberries with Organic Cream on a Lavender Biscotti




Sample Winter Canapé Menu

Tartare of Salmon with Citrus Fruits, served in a Brioche present box


Parfait of Foie Gras with Redcurrant and Balsamic Jelly and a Red Onion Confit

Goujons of Local Beef served with a Truffle Mushroom Sauce Artichoke Filo Rolls with Parmesan and a Sweet Lemon Dip


Rosemary and Onion Seed Wafer with Cured Beef and Roasted Onions

Frozen Chocolate-dipped Fruits Filo Pecan Mince Pies



Sample Summer Buffet Menu

Soy-marinated Salmon with Lemon and Coriander Salsa Chicken poached in a purée of Mango, Ginger and Cardamon with warm toasted Cashew Nuts


Grilled Aubergine filled with Red and Yellow Peppers, Fennel, Courgettes, Herbs and Rocket Salad of Fresh and Sun-dried Tomatoes with an Olive Oil Dressing

Tabbouleh with Fresh Herbs


Warm New Potatoes with Mayonnaise, Spring Onions and Shallots


Cucumber Salad with Soured Cream and Herbs


Warm Breads with Farmhouse Butter


Chocolate Torte and thick Local Cream Blackberry Fool with Crème de Muir and a Lavender Wafer

Individual Elderflower Jellies with Fresh Mint


Sample Winter Buffet Menu

Haunch of Venison slowly braised with Port, Bacon, Shallots and Juniper Berries

Tagine of Chicken with Quince, Ginger, Saffron, Chickpeas and Squash

Tuna marinated in Coriander, Chilli, Lime, Ginger and Garlic with Honey Soy Dressing

Hot buttered Italian Brown Rice

Baby Spinach, Red Onion and Pears with Hazelnut, Cumin and Coriander Dressing

Tomato, Courgette, Aubergine, Olive, Red Pepper, caramelised Baby Onion and Carrot Salad

Remoulade of Beetroot, Celeriac and Apple

Warm Breads with Farmhouse Butter

Chèvre Cheesecake with Many Berry and Balsamic Coulis

Decadent Chocolate Cake with Organic Local Cream

Warm Pannetone Bread and Butter Pudding with a Winter Fruit Salad

scented with Cardamon




Sample Wedding Breakfast Menus


A trio of Summer Vegetables: Mousse of Red Peppers, Roasted Vegetables and Salad Leaves.


Warm Breads with Farmhouse Butter Spring Lamb Noisette, roasted pink with Tarragon Salsa, a warm salad of Peas and Beans and New Potatoes with sweet, sticky Shallots


Raspberries and Roses - Fresh Raspberries, Rose-scented Ice Cream and Rose Petal Jelly


Chicken marinated with Pink Peppercorns and served with a Summer Green Aioli

Coffee with Mints, Teas and Tisanes

Chilled Evesham Asparagus Soup with a Parmesan Wafer


Warm Breads with Farmhouse Butter


Slow-roasted Salmon with Pink Peppercorns and Citrus, served with creamy Mashed Potatoes and extra-fine Green Beans scented with Orange 


Pimms on a plate: Pimms Sorbet, Ginger Lemonade Jelly and a salad of Strawberries, Cucumber and Mint


Coffee with Mints, Teas and Tisanes



Iced Cucumber Gazpacho with a Crab Remoulade, warm Bread and Farmhouse Butter 


Roast Breast of Chicken with a Cream and Madeira Sauce

Courgettes, Carrots and Beans and Rosti Potato 


Rich Chocolate Torte with Local Cream

Coffee with Mints, Teas and Tisanes

Waiter with Champagne Flutes
Pieces of Chocolate
Rosemary Sprig
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