Does your special event require a highly qualified and highly recommended caterer who can provide various levels of service? Elegant and Easy Gourmet will work with you to create the perfect dining experience, whether it be an elegant sit-down supper, a wedding bangquet, or your special event.


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Sample Menus

  • Finger Foods Reception
  • Evening Buffet
  • Hearty Hors d'Oeuvres
  • Breakfast or Brunch
  • Signature Dishes
  • Signature Desserts
  • Signature Cocktails
  • Specialty Bars


Sampling of Recipes

  • Appetizers
  • Entrees
  • Sides
  • Salads & Soups
  • Desserts
  • Special Occasions



Elegant and Easy Gourmet specializes in providing exceptional service for small private dinners to large corporate events. We offer fully-plated dinners for weddings and other special occasions as well as lovely, more affordable buffets. Our menus are elegant, original and hand-crafted, yet affordable.

From Finger Food Receptions to Evening Buffet Banquets to elegantly served events, Betsy and her staff will assist you in planning and executing your event efficiently and beautifully. Any of the sample menus can be used for your special event.



Finger Foods Reception

Finger Food Reception

Individual rib orange crusted rack of lamb

Handmade crab and cream cheese wontons

Individual Beef Wellingtons

Grilled fresh garden vegetables

Goat cheese crostini drizzled with organic honey

Salmon Wellington "purses" tied with chive

Individual fruit tarts in handmade butter crust

Butternut squash and green galette with bleu cheese baked in puff pastry

Spinach and sundried tomato frittata

Cucumber slices with salmon mousse and roasted red bell pepper drizzles with balsamic dressing

Medley of finger desserts including handmade fruit tarts,
mini cheesecakes, cream puffs and baby brownies

Evening Buffet

Evening Buffet

Grilled filet mignon with Portobello and port wine sauce

Grilled swordfish with lemon-thyme white wine sauce

Salmon lightly sauteed with fresh lemon, served on a bed of fresh spinach

Melt-in-your-mouth aged, grilled tri-tip

Handmade lasagna

Asparagus on Parmesan-laced puff pastry

Caesar salad with lemon garlic dressing

Rice pilaf infused with fresh vegetables and basil

Fresh garden vegetable and herb medley

Assorted homemade cheesecakes

Hearty Hors d'Oeuvres

Hearty Hors d'Oeuvres

Baked brie in phyllo dough stuffed with jalapeno jelly,
toasted almonds or dried fruit

Carved baked ham with citrus honey glaze

Crab cakes with dill aioli

Portobello and spiced cheese quesadillas with pineapple salsa

Cheese tower dotted with fresh fruits,
served with crackers and toast points

Chicken puffs in handmade dill bread

Smokey grilled asparagus in a blanket

Individual Beef Wellington of filet mignon

Artichokes stuffed with tomatoes and garlic

Polenta tarts stuffed with bleu cheese and herbs

Smoked sausage with assorted dipping mustards

Portobello mushrooms stuffed with spinach & seafood

Breakfast or Brunch

Breakfast or Brunch

Medley of homemade breads with sweetened butter

Belgium waffle station

Made-to-order omelet station

Assorted grilled gourmet sausages and apple smoked bacon

Handmade quiches, vegetarian or meat and cheese

Home-grown raspberries, blackberries and blueberries

Almond-laced whipped cream

Caramelized apples in brown sugar and cinnamon

Prime rib or ham carving station

Individual vegetarian, ham and cheese quiches

Signature Dishes

Signature Dishes

Prime rib carving station with creamed horseradish

Barbequed tri-tip

Prawn skewers marinated in Jamaican jerk

Hand-rolled chicken cordon bleu

Pork tenderloin stuffed with spinach, ricotta and pine nuts

Roasted fingerling potatoes with horseradish and dill aioli

Garden salad with toasted pecans and homemade raspberry dressing

Killer crab cakes with jalapeno tartar dipping sauce

Whole stuffed salmon baked in puff pastry

Chicken cranberry Waldorf salad on endive

Signature Desserts

Signature Desserts

Individual chocolate molten lava cakes

8-layer chocolate ganache raspberry cake

Handmade fresh fruit sorbets

Lemon chiffon cake studded with fresh raspberries

Frozen triple chocolate mousse

Chocolate orange Curacao cheesecake

Handmade fresh raspberry truffles

Rum cream pie

Chocolate-laced pumpkin tart

Tropical pineapple macadamia cake

Signature Cocktails

Signature Cocktails

Betsy's lemon vodka champagne cocktail

Pomegranate gin & fruit whoopee

Mimosa with a very lemon twist

Pumpkin and nutmeg martini

Unforgettable Meyers rum and soda spritzer

Bloody Mary zingers

Specialty Bars

WOW Factor Specialty Food Bars

You make your own!

Fajita Bar

Baked Potato Bar

Egg Roll Bar

Ice Cream Sundae Station




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Gourmet catering specializing in the use of fresh, locally grown fruits, vegetables, meats & seafood.
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