The Cosmopolitan

A STATIONS STYLE RECEPTION

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Welcome Table

(Please select four items from the selection below)

Hot Maryland Crab Dip in chafer served with a gourmet cracker selection and pita

Bruschetta Bazaar diced roasted vegetable bruschetta, olive Muffaletta bruschetta, and fresh tomato bruschetta served with toasted garlic crostini and pita

Market Basket of Seasonal Vegetables with an accompaniment of ranch, bleu cheese, roasted red pepper, or honey mustard

Natty Boh Cheddar Cheese Fondue Baltimore’s favorite beer, cheddar cheese, and seasoning spices, served with assorted crackers and vegetables

Antipasto Display featuring marinated olives, artichoke hearts, Provolone cheese drizzled with balsamic glaze, Genoa Salami, pepperoncini, mushrooms, and roasted red peppers

Artisan Cheese Selection offering our chef’s selection of imported and domestic cheeses, served with coarse mustard and a selection of gourmet crackers

The Charcuterie Plate featuring dried fruits, glazed nuts, marinated olives, chefs selection of thinly sliced meats served with a spicy fruit mustard

Mideast Trio hummus, babaganouch, and olive tapenade served with pita

Torta Basil of Chevre cheese, sundried tomatoes, pesto, and pine nuts

Hot Parmesan Cheese and Artichoke Dip served with pita and crackers

Spring Spreads mango and jicama salsa, plum tomato relish, and salsa verdi offered with garlic crostini and crisp tortilla chips

Block Bleu Cheese drizzled with infused honey and Reggiano Parmigianino served with an aged balsamic vinaigrette

Cocktail Meatballs [choice of Sweet and Sour, Teriyaki, Stroganoff, Marinara]

Crudité Shots crop top carrots, blanched asparagus, and red pepper in a shot glass with your choice of ranch, honey mustard, or red pepper hummus

Brie en Brioche presented raspberry coulis painted plate, served with assorted crackers

Natty Boh French Onion Dip served with toasted pita petals

Premium Welcome Station Selections

Cracked Crab Claw Display served with a spicy cocktail sauce and herb mustard dipping sauce,
Add an additional $3.95 per person

Roasted Marinated Vegetables featuring sweet potatoes, zucchini, eggplant, yellow squash, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, red onion, etc.,
Add an additional $2.50 per person

Hand Rolled Sushi Display California roll, fresh salmon, spicy tuna, and vegetarian sushi served to guests with spicy mayonnaise, pickled ginger, wasabi, and soy sauce,
Add an additional $6.95 per person

Butlered Hors D’oeuvres

(Please select five from the following)

Buffalo Chicken Wonton crispy wonton filled with buffalo chicken and cheddar cheese, served with Bleu Cheese Sauce

Chicken Tikka Masala Bite traditional chicken tikka masala on a bite sized Nan

Pecan Chicken Bites served with our bistro Sauce

Jerk Chicken Skewers served with pineapple curry sauce

Pork Banh Mi miniature pork meatballs, carrot, daikon, and Vietnamese chili mayo

General Tso’s Pork Belly Slider topped with wonton crisps

Candied Bacon candied with a hint of cayenne pepper

Root Beer BBQ Pork Slider homemade root beer infused BBQ sauce mixed with slow smoked pulled pork

Seared Duck with Blueberry Gastrique

Peking Duck Crepe with Chinese barbecue sauce and scallion

Mini Reuben Roll egg roll filled with corned beef, Swiss cheese, and sauerkraut, offered with Thousand Island

Beef Carpaccio on a miniature crostini with Asiago parmesan butter

Sirloin Wrapped Asparagus Spears tender marinated beef around fresh asparagus

Smoked Cauliflower Soup with a cheddar cheese pastry straw

Zucchini Fritter fresh zucchini, seasoned then topped with crème Fraiche

Brie and Pear Canapés Bartlett Pear topped with triple cream brie

Marinated Portobello Mushroom with smoked mozzarella on pita wedge

Asian Pot Stickers served with a ginger soy sauce

Samosas filled with spicy lentils and peas, served with a coriander dip

Roasted Garlic and Saffron Risotto Cakes with sundried tomato aioli

Harvest Canapé of sautéed Granny Smith apples, smoked mozzarella and caramelized Vidalia onions in delicate Phyllo pastry cup

Manchego Mac and Cheese in a crispy parmesan frico cup

Braised Beet Phyllo Cup with braised beets, blue cheese, and a lemon chive vinaigrette

Caprese Bruschetta garlic crostini with roasted grape tomato, mozzarella and crystalized basil

Old Bay Lemon Crostini with Maryland crab meat, eastern shore remoulade and micro greens

Petite Bang Bang Shrimp Tacos served with avocado, lettuce and scallion

Shrimp and Grits Spoon blackened shrimp on top of creamy and cheesy grits

Shrimp Tostada jumbo shrimp sautéed in island spices on a flash fried tostada with mango salsa

Smoked Salmon Canapés on sliced French bread with dill butter

Cinnamon Seared Tuna Spoon seared tuna, seaweed salad w/ spicy plum sauce and sesame brittle

Tuna Push Pop layered ahi tuna, diced carrot, purple cabbage, chopped scallion

Scallops wrapped in Bacon served with barbecue sauce

Tuna Tar Tar with Kalamata aioli and watermelon radish on wonton crisp

Sweet Corn Soup topped with lump crab and chive oil

Dates stuffed with blue cheese mousse and topped candied walnut dust

Lobster Mac and Cheese topped with buttered bread crumbs

Spicy Chicken BLT blackened chicken with lettuce, heirloom tomato, bacon and Sriracha

Seared Scallops with bacon jam

Grilled Peach Crostini with ricotta and honey thyme drizzle

Balsamic Strawberry Crostini with goat cheese and micro greens

Watermelon and Feta Square topped with balsamic mint

Filet Gratin seared filet on potato gratin topped with Cambozola crema

Eggplant and Mascarpone Fritter served with garlic cream sauce

Premium Passed Appetizer Selections

New England Lobster Roll buttered mini brioche filled with lobster salad
Add an additional $4.95 per person

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail served with cocktail sauce,
Add an additional $4.50 per person

Cocktail Baby Lamb Chops accompanied by demi glaze,
Add an additional $6.00 per person

Petite Crab Cakes miniature lump crab cakes served with Eastern Shore Remoulade
Add an additional $3.00 per person

Stations Style Reception

(Please select three from the following])

Argentine Bogotá Nights

Grilled Peruvian Ribs flavored with a southwestern dry rub

Argentinean Roasted Chicken flavored in a blend of fresh herbs, with a hint of rosemary

Warm Potato Salad: warm potatoes and red onions folded into sour cream, then finished with fresh chopped parsley

Quinoa Salad with avocado, diced tomato, corn, black beans, and cilantro

The Carvery

Chef Carved Marinated Flank Steak and Turkey Breast
Offered with horseradish, cranberry chutney, coarse grain mustard, mayonnaise, and demi glaze

Assorted breads and artisan rolls Herb Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes ~OR~ Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Pasta Bar

Choice of two pastas Radiatore, Fusilli, Penne, or Tri Colored Tortellini

Choice of two sauces Garden Marinara, Vodka Rosé, Pesto, Alfredo, Root Vegetable Primavera, Basil Cream, Bolognese, or Shitake Mushroom Cream

Served with garlic toast rounds and Caesar Salad

Condiments of sliced olives, grated Romano cheese, and chopped fresh herbs

Shanghai Noodle Bowl

Rice Noodles and Asian Broad Noodles added to your choice of chicken, vegetarian, beef, or seafood broths

Enhanced with a selection of vegetables and meats featuring bean sprouts, baby corn, snow peas, bok choy, bamboo shoots, diced green onion, crunchy noodles, water chestnuts, fresh chopped parsley, and shredded chicken or beef

Accompanied by a selection of sweet and hot spices and sauces

Fortune Cookies and Chop Sticks

Southwestern Fajitas Station

Marinated grilled chicken strips sautéed with onions and peppers

Offered with soft flour tortillas with guest’s choice of fillings to include grated cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, sliced black olives, diced tomatoes, salsa, jalapenos, scallions, guacamole, and sour cream

Tex-Mex Fiesta Rice

Asian Sauté

Authentic Asian Stir Fry prepared vegetarian style, and with chicken, beef, or seafood in a blend of Asian seasonings and sauces

Steamed White Rice

Offered with chow Mein noodles, chili garlic sauce, soy sauce, and duck sauce

Fruits of the Sea

Mussels Provencale sautéed in blush wine with fresh chopped tomatoes, onions, garlic, and fresh herbs

New Orleans Jambalaya made with crawfish, shrimp, scallops and Andouille sausage

Cocktail Crab Claw Display served with herbed mustard dipping sauce and spicy cocktail sauce

Middle Eastern Bazaar

Chef Prepared Falafel served in fresh pita with house made yogurt tahini sauce accompanied by assorted condiments

Hummus and Babaganouch served with pita petals

Marinated Roasted Vegetable Display (sweet potatoes, zucchini, squash, eggplant, broccoli, cauliflower, peppers, red onion, etc.)

~OR~

Israeli Salad of tomatoes, cucumbers, and scallions in an herb vinaigrette

Couscous Salad on the side

San Antonio Fiesta

Tequila Lime Chicken with chipotle sauce

BBQ Beef Brisket accompanied by corn and black bean salsa or spicy southwestern slaw

Sweet Jalapeno Corn Bread

Chipotle Caesar Salad

Pampas Grill

Herb Crusted Leg of Lamb and Southwestern Marinated Flank Steak hand carved to order, served with minted Greek yogurt and Chimichurri sauce

Warm Potato Salad warm potatoes and red onions folded into sour cream, then finished with fresh chopped parsley

Southwest Salad romaine lettuce, sweet corn, black beans, crisp jicama, tortilla strips, and Monterrey jack cheese tossed in a barbecue ranch dressing

Old Time Lombard Street Station

Hot Machine Sliced Corned Beef, Turkey Breast, Pastrami [CHOOSE 2]

Kosher Hot Dogs served with breads and rolls, sauerkraut, and chopped onion

Red Cabbage Coleslaw & Potato Salad

Assorted Pickles and Pickled Tomatoes

Served with lettuce, tomato, and onion, spicy mustard, horseradish, cranberry chutney, ketchup, mayonnaise, and Russian dressing

Canal Street

Teriyaki Glazed Salmon topped with caramelized onions and sautéed spinach

General Tso’s Chicken boneless chicken in a sweet and sour sauce with a hint of spice

Vegetable Fried Rice, Asian Slaw, and Szechwan String Beans

The Fifties Station

Your choice of two comfort foods from the fifties
Chicken Pot Pie, Sloppy Joe, Shrimp in Basket, Yankee Pot Roast, Hot Sliced Turkey with gravy, or Home-style Beef or Turkey Meatloaf

Your choice of two sides
Tater Tots, Macaroni and Cheese, Onion Rings, Green Bean Casserole, Homemade Coleslaw, Gravy Fries, or Mashed Potatoes and gravy

Wild Mushroom Fantasy

Portobello Mushrooms grilled and sliced, stuffed in Pita with Feta cheese, shredded lettuce, and hot sauce

Crispy Tempura Style Oyster Mushrooms

Shitake Sauté with garlic toasts

Salmons of the World

Choice of Two Salmons from the following:

Asian Salmon with toasted sesame seed and scallions

Mediterranean Salmon with an olive tapenade crust

Southwestern Salmon with a dry rub of roasted chilies and herbs

Traditional Caesar Salad ~ French Baguette and Infused Olive Oil

Mashed Potato Bar

Mashed Red Bliss Potatoes and Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Guest’s choice of toppings including bacon, blanched broccoli, sautéed peppers, sautéed mushrooms, sautéed onions, chopped scallions, brown sugar, cinnamon, guacamole, sour cream, salsa, shredded cheddar, melted butter, and glazed walnuts

Grilled Cheese and Soup Station

Brie and Pear Grilled Cheese Wedge on whole wheat bread

Spinach, Tomato, and Dill Havarti Grilled Cheese Wedge on pumpernickel bread

Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Grilled Cheese Wedge drizzled with a balsamic reduction and served on multi grain bread

Served with Butternut Squash Bisque or Roasted Red Pepper Soup

Slider Station

Choice of Two Sliders from the following:

Miniature All Beef Burger accompanied by fried green beans served with choice of toppings including frizzled onions, bread and butter pickles, mustard, mayonnaise, ketchup, and thousand island dressing

Barbeque Beef Brisket Slider with wasabi coleslaw served with macaroni and cheese bites

Codfish Slider with Habanero Aioli, served with curried carrot salad

Vegetable Burger Slider with raspberry Dijon, served with cucumber salad

Buffalo Chicken Salad Slider served with house made potato chips

California Dreamin’

Rosemary and Lemon Pan Roasted Chicken with Garlic Sauce

Wild Mushroom Ravioli with Mustard Caramelized Shallot Glaze

Grilled Asparagus with Grilled Lemon and Olive Oil

Grilled Garlic and Olive Oil Rubbed Sliced French Baguette

Cuban Station

Chef Carved Mojo Marinated Flank Steak served with crispy onions and Cuban Mojo Sauce

Corn Cakes With a Lime Chili Crème Fraiche

Steamed White Rice ~ Seasoned Black Beans

Philly Station

Build your own Philly Steak Sandwich with Chopped Grilled Wafer Steak, Cheese Wiz, grilled onions, hot cheese sauce, shredded lettuce, slivered tomatoes, sliced banana pepper rings

Philadelphia Soft Pretzels and Mustard

Chef Assisted Risotto Station

Creamy Saffron and Herb Risottos

Offered with additions of grated Romano cheese, crumbled gorgonzola cheese, scallions, sautéed shallot, sautéed leek, caramelized onions, blanched asparagus tips, sundried tomatoes, Mataki mushrooms, blanched broccoli florets, julienne of tricolor peppers, and toasted pine nuts

Seaside Taco Bar

Featuring Fish Tacos with chunks of fresh Tilapia offered with hard taco shells, soft flour tortillas, grated cheddar cheese, shredded lettuce, diced tomato, scallions, sliced black olives, jalapenos, salsa, guacamole, sour cream, and hot sauce

Catch of the Day Station

Choice of Two

Seared Ahi Tuna Martini with fanned avocado on seaweed salad topped with spicy plum sauce and crispy wonton strips

Tempura Salmon with tarragon aioli and sweet chili garlic sauce

Beer Battered Haddock with French fries and malt vinegar and old bay

Spinach Salad with baby spinach, poached pear, candied walnuts, goat cheese, and creamy champagne vinaigrette

Shrimp and Grits

Creamy Cheesy Homemade Grits and Shrimp

Offered with toppings of sliced chorizo sausage, crumbled bacon, sautéed mushrooms, caramelized shallots, fresh chopped chives, toasted pine nuts, and golden raisins

Long Greens Beans sautéed with olive oil and garlic

Short Rib Station

Braised Beef Short Ribs with caramelized pearl onions, parsnip puree, and parsnip chips

Roasted Beet Salad with blue cheese crumble, glazed walnuts, and lemon chive vinaigrette

Sliced French Baguette and butter

Royal Thai Vegetable Stir Fry Station

Stir Fry Vegetables offering snowpeas, scallion, red pepper, red onion, water chestnut, bok choy, carrot, and mushroom

Panang Curry Sauce ~ Peanut Sauce ~ Lemongrass Coconut Sauce

Rice Noodle and Soba Noodle

City Nights

Blackened Chicken Breast Bites ~ Blackened Shrimp

Seafood Risotto (creamy Arborio rice studded with lumps of fresh crab and diced asparagus, finished with a squeeze of refreshing lemon) Little

Italy Bookmaker Salad with chopped lettuce, diced tomato, Genoa Salami, provolone cheese and hard boiled egg, tossed with Sabatino’s Famous dressing

Panini Station

Choice of two from the following:

Grilled Squash and Zucchini Panini with pickled tomato jam

Tomato, Mozzarella, and Basil Panini drizzled with a balsamic reduction

Turkey and Bacon Panini with artichoke and parmesan spread

Field Greens Salad with sliced fresh strawberries and crumbled feta cheese, tossed with raspberry vinaigrette

Rockfish Station [add additional $4.00 per person]

Seared Rockfish with Maryland Corn and Tomato Relish

Pan Fried Cornflake Crusted Green Tomatoes

Old Bay Dusted Tater Tots

Seared Sea Bass Station [add additional $5.00 per person]

Misoyaki marinated Sea Bass on top of Soba noodle salad with carrots and Asian vinaigrette

Seared Sea Bass with blood orange glaze and shaved fennel and micro green salad

Lobster Roll Station [add additional $8.00 per person]

Connecticut Lobster Rolls with fresh steamed cold water lobster with melted butter on potato rolls

New England Lobster Rolls with fresh steamed cold water lobster salad on potato rolls with Avocado, Lettuce, and Old Bay, and tomatoes

Lobster Roll Station [add additional $8.00 per person]

Connecticut Lobster Rolls with fresh steamed cold water lobster with melted butter on potato rolls

New England Lobster Rolls with fresh steamed cold water lobster salad on potato rolls with Avocado, Lettuce, and Old Bay, and tomatoes

Included in the Per Person Price

Fine china, silverware, and glassware
Linens for all food and beverage tables, guest tables and guest napkins
A professional uniformed service staff to perform your event
All decorative fabrics and enhancements for food and beverage display tables

We specialize in customizing menus to fit your style and budget
Please call for additional possibilities and pricing
Various bar and dessert selections available