Hors D’oeuvres

The menu you choose will help set the tone of your event. Hors D’oeuvres start off a more elegant menu, and help your guests relax, as this style of service encourages people to mingle. Consider beginning your catering event with a few hors d’oeuvres while your party is arriving to help them whet their appetites.

Max Catering offers a wide choice of hors d’oeuvres and other menu selections. Call us now to put together your special menu.

Fish & Shellfish Hors D’oeuvres

  • Crab Cake on a toast round with spicy remoulade
  • Grilled Polenta with smoked salmon, tomatoes and mozzarella
  • Salmon Roulade with Julienned Vegetables and dill cucumber sauce
  • Mini-Salmon Medaillon with pesto or herb swirl
  • Assorted Seafood Canapes
  • Shrimp Crisps – shrimp salad with red pepper and celery leaves on kettle potato chips
  • Bacon-wrapped Scallops
  • Bacon-wrapped Shrimp
  • Lemon Rosemary Grilled Shrimp
  • Chilled Prawns with dipping sauces of your choice
  • Seafood Crepe Purses (for 24 guests or more)
  • Shrimp Mousse with assorted crackers
  • Ceviche with multi-colored chips
  • Smoked Salmon with Russian blinis and creme fraiche
  • Tuna and Salmon Sushi Tower with avocado and sushi rolls
  • seafood Raw Bar – choice assortment of raw and poached shellfish with sauces

Poultry Hors D’oeuvres

  • Chicken Crepe Purses (for 24 guests or more)
  • Chicken Meatballs
  • Turkey Pinwheel Sandwiches
  • Chicken Salad Choux Puff

Chicken Lollipop

  • peanut satay sauce
  • honey mustard dip

Chicken Skewer

  • Jamaican jerk
  • Cajun
  • honey mustard
  • barbequed
  • spicy Thai sweet & sour dip

Meat Hors D’oeuvres

  • Assorted Canapes
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves with beef
  • Assorted Pizza (for 24 guests or more)
  • Quesadillas with assorted fillings
  • Mini-Grilled Reuben sandwiches- tender, sliced corned beef on rye bread with sauerkraut
  • Mini Cheeseburgers Sliders
  • Sausages wrapped in country biscuit with mustard dip
  • Mini-Quiche (assorted) (for 24 guests or more)
  • Roast Beef Pinwheel Sandwiches
  • Bacon-wrapped Dates (Devils on Horseback)

Stuffed Mushrooms

  • spinach & country ham
  • mild Italian sausage
  • spinach & cheese
  • sundried tomatoes & garlic basil butter
  • roasted garlic and onion
  • mixed vegetable

Beef Skewers

  • Cajun
  • honey mustard
  • barbequed
  • spicy Thai sweet & sour dip
  • Antipasto Brochette – fresh mozzarella, marinated artichoke, cherry tomato, salami
  • Roast Beef Pinwheel with horseradish cream cheese
  • Prosciutto & Melon


  • swedish
  • sweet & sour
  • marinara
  • barbequed

Vegetable Hors D’oeuvres

  • Grilled Polenta with tomatoes and mozzarella
  • Greek Spinach and Cheese Triangles (spanekopitas)
  • Sundried tomato, basil and ricotta Bruschetta
  • Cheese, Fruit & Crackers
  • Potato and Vegetable Samosa with Cilantro Chutney
  • Walnut Raisin Cheese Balls
  • Grilled Cheese and Tomato Mini-sandwich
  • Herb Marinated Mushrooms
  • Vegetable Pinwheel Sandwiches

Cruditee with dips  (choose three)

  • spinach, garlic & onion, curry, honey mustard, remoulade, anchovy, caponata, hummus, red bell pepper, rouille, ranch, vegetable cheese, herb, blue cheese
  • Cheese and mild green chile Quesadillas
  • Vegetable Quesadillas
  • Triple Cheese Phyllo
  • Eggplant Roulade with three cheeses and Italian vinaigrette drizzle
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Chips and Salsa
  • Guacamole and tortilla chips
  • Stuffed Grape Leaves (vegetarian)
  • Assorted Pizza (for 24 guests or more)
  • Bruschettas
  • Caponata with toasted baguette rounds- eggplant, tomato, onions, capers, olives, and golden raisins
  • Fruit Platter
  • Gorditas with green chile and cheese, or chile colorado and cheese
  • Mini Vegetarian Quiche (assorted) (for 24 guests or more)

Other Mixed Hors D’oeuvres

Oriental Party Platter (for 30 guests or more)

  • shao mai
  • pork ribs
  • chicken teriyaki skewers
  • pork buns (bao)


  • sundried tomato filling
  • cheese puff with melted cheese
  • three cheese puffs


  • chicken
  • beef

Mini-Tamales  – with black bean & corn salad or  fruit salsa

  • chicken
  • beef
  • pork
  • jalapeno & cheese
  • vegetable
  • sweet pineapple


  • chicken
  • beef
  • pork
  • seafood