Tag Archives: cocktail hour

Wedding Reception – A Taste of the Southwest

Event Description: LadyFingers catered a summer wedding reception with Southwestern-styled hors d’oeuvres and food stations at a private residence in Harmony, PA.

“Although it was rainy, the food brightened up the day and the guests were very happy.  Great job by all involved! – N.S. (a catering reference is available from this Pittsburgh bride)

Catering Menu

Cocktail Hourcarved steak

Hot and Cold Dip Station

Queso Fundido with Chorizo

Roasted Corn and Lobster Dip

Seven Layer Taco Parfait

Southwestern Chicken Dip

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Corncakes with Shrimp and Guacamole

Mexi-Corn Salad Cups

Beef Martini Skewers

Main Course Food Stations

Taco Station – Corn Tortilla Shells and Flour Tortillas

Grilled Chicken, Grilled Shrimp and Grilled Flank Steak

Shredded Cheeses, Shredded Lettuce, Chopped Red Onion, Chopped Tomatoes, Chopped Olives

Sour Cream, Guacamole and Salsas

Salad Station

Baby Greens with Oranges, Avocado, Jicama, Pepitas and Honey-Lime Dressing

Grilled Corn and Portobello Salad

Peach Salsa Salad

Pierogie Station (not Southwestern but fun for Pittsburghers)

Served with toppings that included applesauce, bacon, sour cream, cheeses

Gatsby Gala Fundraiser

Event Description: LadyFingers catered the Gatsby Gala fundraiser for the Sewickley Heights History Center in the Sewickley Heights neighborhood near Pittsburgh.

“Thanks again for doing such a wonderful job. All of the feedback on the food and the event has been great and people have been asking if we will do it again next year.  I look forward to working with you again! – Dana Greenblatt, Director, Sewickley Heights History Center (a catering reference is available from this non-profit director)

Catering MenuGatsby Gala Cheese

Cocktail Hour

Artisanal Cheese and Fruit Station including Hot Dip

Roasted Corn and Lobster Dip

Double Gloucester, Bellavitano Merlot, Asiago with Rosemary

French Brie, Artisan Blue, Jarlsberg, Boursin

Boursin Stuffed Shrimp (passed)Gatsby Steph with Shrimp

Chilled Soup Shots (passed)

Cantaloupe-Ginger Soup

Asparagus Vichyssoise

Main Course Food Stations

Mashed Potato Bar

served with sour cream, shredded cheese, green onions, bacon, french-fried onions and black beans

Skewer Station

Rosemary Chicken Kebabs

Grilled Steak Skewers with Port-Sauteed Mushrooms

Shrimp Skewers with Lime

Salad Station

Lemon Caesar Salad

Waldorf Salad

Brown Rice Salad with Garden Vegetables

Rolling Dessert Cart

Assorted Mini Tartlets

Chocolate Dipped Fruit

Gatsby Brownies

Wedding Reception – Traditional with a Twist!

Event Description: LadyFingers catered food stations for this wedding reception held at the Pittsburgh Opera House in the Strip District.

“LadyFingers balanced our need for food that would suit traditional Jewish tastes with our desire to have food that was fun and unique. –  R.B. (a catering reference is available from this Pittsburgh bride and groom)

Catering Menu

Cocktail Hour Food Stations

Artisanal Cheese and Fruit Station

English Cheddar, Bellavitano, Jarlsberg, French Brie, Gouda, Boursin and more

Apples, Grapes, Berries, Dried Fruits, Crackers and Breads

Crostini Station with assorted toppings

Roasted Red Bell Pepper Pesto

Black Olive Tapenade

Italian White Bean and Basil Dip

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Asparagus Vichyssoise

Ginger-Cantaloupe Soup with Thai Basil

Orange and Beet Soup with Yogurt

Main Course Food Stations

Salad Station

Tomato, Green Bean and Fresh Mozzarella Salad

Lemon Caesar Salad

Mediterranean Rice Salad

Fresh Fruit Bowl with Amaretto Crème (on the side)

Skewer Station

Spicy Paprika Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Salmon and Pineapple Skewers with Chile Glaze

Pierogie Station with toppings to include:

Caramelized Onions, Sour Cream, Applesauce, Chives

Kid’s Station

Cheese Cubes, Cantaloupe Soup, Plain Chicken, Fruit Kebabs and more


Outdoor Cocktail Wedding

Event Description: LadyFingers prepared elegant cocktail food including an artisanal Cheese and Fruit Station and an amazing array of passed hors d’oeuvres for a lovely ceremony and outdoor cocktail wedding reception held at the bride’s home in Indiana , PA.

“Because your food is freshly made and hand-assembled, we knew we had to have you for our outdoor cocktail wedding!  Thanks so much for traveling so far and making our day extra-special – Olivia H. (a catering reference is available from this Western Pennsylvania bride)

Catering Menu

Cocktail Hour

Artisanal Cheese and Fruit Station

Double Gloucester, Bellavitano, St. Andre’, Smoked Gouda, Jarlsberg, Stilton and more

Red and green grapes, apple slices, strawberries and dried apricots

Served with assorted breads and crackers

Cucumber Cups with Thai Peanut Filling at an Outdoor Cocktail Wedding

Cucumber Cups with Thai Peanut Filling

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Five-Spice Duck and Mango in Won Ton Cups

Mediterranean Stuffed New Potatoes

Artichoke and Parmesan Stuffed New Potatoes

Cucumber Cups with Thai Peanut Filling

Bacon Roll-Ups

Corncakes with Shrimp and Guacamole

Baked Zucchini and Feta Bites

Cashew Crusted Chicken Skewers

Pesto and Goat Cheese Tartlets