Sample menus & Prices

At Budget Catering We have perfected the art of Menu Planning, Event Planning ,Consultation and most importantly preparing a memorable meal.We understand that budgets are to be respected and we will strive to work within your budget.
Please note that the suggested menus below are just a small sample of what we can do. For a more extensive choice, please get in touch and we will be happy to discuss your requirements and provide you with a personalised quote.We cater for an extensive range of cuisines from English,Continental, French, Italian, Greek/Mediterranean to Japanese,Thai and Indian.

Sample Menu's

Canapes

Smoked Duck of Breast with Wasabi Mayonnaise and Smoked Paprika
Ricotta Cheese with Parmesan, Pecorino, Cherry Tomatoes and Mint
Minced Smoked Chicken with Shallots, Mayonnaise and Dill
Avocado with Olive Oil, Red Chilli, Shallots and Lemon Juice
Rockford Cheese with Walnuts and Fresh Figs
King Prawns Pan Fried with Garlic, Red Chilli, Olive Oil and Parsley
Pan Fried Sliced Scallops with Crunchy Rocket Salad and Aged Balsamic
Roasted Skinless Red Peppers with Cherry Vinegar, Olive Oil and Parsley
Oaked Smoked Salmon with Normandy Butter, Red Onion Rings and Salted Capers

Canape Dessesrt Menu

Miniature cup cake selection
Chocolate and pistachio torte
Fruit skewers with fresh mint
Lime Syllabub in a sweet pastry tartlet
Mini Eton mess
Miniature treacle tartlet
Miniature lemon meringue
Raspberry cheesecake tartlet

Bowl Food

Thai chicken red curry with jasmine scented rice
Wild mushroom risotto with shaved parmesan and micro rocket
Vegetable Paella with saffron infused calasparra rice, roasted fennel, peppers and plum tomatoes (vegan)
Chicken or Sea food Paella
Steak and chips – skewers of char grilled beef fillet with big chips and béarnaise sauce
Moroccan lamb tagine on couscous with tomato, spices, sultana’s, almonds and fresh herbs.

Dessert

Profiteroles filled with vanilla cream topped with warm chocolate sauce,Eton mess in mini martini glasses.

Finger Buffet

A selection of Freshly made sandwiches and mixed rolls with various meat and vegetable fillings (v)
Selection of pub style snacks of vegetable crisps, nuts, and parmesan and poppy seed cheese straws
Goats cheese and caramelised onion tartlet (V)
Chicken satay skewers with sweet chilli dipping sauce
Mini duck, cucumber, spring onion and hoisin wraps
Mini chorizo, mozzarella and tomato pizza
Lemon and thyme marinated salmon skewer with lemon aioli
Meat pies with homemade sauce
Spinach, feta cheese and caramelized onion quiche (v)
Mini pasty filled with roasted vegetables (V)
Prawn skewer with chilli, lime and coriander
Homemade sausage rolls with fresh sage
Vegetable spring rolls with sweet chilli dipping sauce (v)
Mezze platter Freshly cut vegetables, home-made falafel balls & grilled pita bread with a
selection of dips including hummus and tzatziki, marinated feta and olives
Crudités of seasonal vegetable sticks with various dips (v)
Fresh fruit platter
Platter of English and French cheeses with red grapes, celery, breads, savoury biscuits and butters (v)

Cold Fork buffet

A selection of Freshly made sandwiches and mixed rolls with various meat and vegetable fillings
Greek salad with feta, red onion, tomato, cucumber and kalamata olives
Mixed Leaf Salad with Classic Vinaigrette
Roast vegetable couscous salad (V)
Rare roast beef platter with a horseradish mayonnaise and watercress salad
Ham hock and parsley terrine with homemade fig chutney
Honey roasted ham platter with aioli dressing
Pepper and cream cheese stuffed chicken breast
Fresh fish platter of smoked salmon, home cured salmon Gravlax, smoked mackerel, shellfish, and a sweet mustard and dill dressing
Whole dressed poached salmon garnished with baby leaves and edible flowers
A selection bread and rolls with butter

Dessert

Rich chocolate cheesecake,Apple crumble and custard,Individual home baked caramelized lemon tart,Homemade chocolate and pistachio nut brownie,A selection of homemade cup cakes.

Hot Fork Buffet

Moroccan lamb tagine
Chicken breast pieces with creamy mushroom sauce
Thai green chicken curry
Vegetable moussaka (V)
Chicken curryFragrant rice (V) and Naan bread

Fine Dining

Starters
Sun-blushed tomato, buffalo mozzarella and pea shoot salad with balsamic dressing (V)
Smoked Salmon with a Traditional Garnish of Chopped Shallots, Capers, Parsley, Gherkins & Lemon
Pan Fried Scallops served with a Champagne Sauce
Parma Ham, Mozzarella & Caramelised Figs -drizzled with a red wine glaze

Main Courses

Rosemary crusted rack of lamb, chateau potatoes, petit ratatouille and rich redcurrant and marjoram jus
Pan Roasted Filet of Salmon served with a Chive Sauce
Corn Fed Chicken- Poached breast of corn fed chicken served on a wild mushroom, leek and truffle risotto, and finished with a rich veal jus
Roast sirloin of beef, creamed parsnip & horseradish potato cake with a port reduced shallot jus
Fillets of Sea bass - Baked fillets of sea bass served with a sweet pepper sauce, garnished with diced peppers, courgettes, aubergine and red onion.
Sweet chilli tartin, new potatoes, rocket & parmesan (v)
Pea and parsley risotto with grilled asparagus spears, tomato and broad bean salsa (v)

Desserts

Cheesecake -Rich set cheesecake with a summer berry and mint compote ( Vanilla, Raspberry or Chocolate)
White chocolate and vanilla panacota, crushed raspberries, sesame seed praline
Glazed lemon tart with fresh raspberries
Apple & Rhubarb Crumble - Topped with a crunchy brown sugar and butter crumb, and served with sauce Anglais.
Tiramisu - Classic Italian dish of creamy mascarpone cheese, coffee, sponge, chocolate and cream.
Honey and Drambuie Brulee - Classic crème brulee flavoured with Scottish honey and Drambuie

A selection of locally sourced cheese, savoury biscuits, celery and grapes
Coffee & Petits Fours

Afternoon Tea

A delightful selection of miniature cakes consisting of our chefs selection of finger pastries and little sweet bites. mini chocolate eclairs, small cream slices filled with raspberry jam with a soft, fondant icing , little chocolate and cherry swiss rolls, mini brownies, mini filled macaroons, a wonderful selection of cup cakes and an array of flavours and toppings and the list goes on!

A divine selection of sandwiches cut into finger size and served on a traditional afternoon tea stand.

Lamb Roast and BBQ Package.

Roast and BBQ is a beloved British tradition which helps to create a sense of occasion as well as being one of the most practical ways of feeding a large group.

Lamb Roast Includes:

Whole lamb
Freshly baked rolls
Mint sauce and stuffing
Cooked and carved by two of our chefs
(Feeds approx 40)

Salads

Mixed green leaf salad, coleslaw, potato salad
Mixed green leaft salad, coleslaw, potato salad, green bean and feta salad, pesto pasta

Spit Roast Meats - We can also provide other spit roast meats including chicken and beef

BBQ MENU

Homemade sausages
Prime beef burgers
Peri Peri Chicken breasts
Fresh baps and sauces
Chorizo sausage
Homemade Venison and cranberry sausages

Pricing:

Every Party is uniquely tailored to our clients Budget and requirements, with bespoke menus, cutlery, glassware through to table design. We get excited about every party,creating a product that really embraces the spirit of the Event.

For free advice and more information about catering options and menus, please call us on 07940449385

Staff Charges - our staff are trained in accordance with food hygiene regulations.

To hire a Waiter,Waitress or a Butler weekday rates from £80 plus travel expenses.

To hire a Bartender or a Cocktail Barman weekday rates from £90 plus travel expenses

Please note for any event or party finishing after midnight the client will be solely responsible to pay for staff transportation – taxi fares for staff to their home location payable cash on the night after the event is finished

Catering Equipment hire charge

Please note there may be a charge for Catering Equipment – cutlery, crockery, glassware and serving utensils necessary for services – this including waiting staff,chefs, tables, table cloths,linen and other equipment charges depending on the size of your event and location.

The minimum delivery and collection charge on hire equipment’s is £80

How To Book

We offer a full range of catering services and have the experience and suppliers to ensure a successful and stress free event.

Call us today for a FREE consultation and a no obligation quotation.

1 - Talk to us about what kind of catering you have in mind, the type of event and what your budget is and we will create a tailor made bespoke service for your event.

2 - Payment – We require a 50% deposit payment in order to confirm your booking.

3 - Great service Great party – party made easy!

We also provide cocktails and Bar hire for your party/event. Please visit www.cocktailscaterers.co.uk