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Receptions:

Cooking for Couples is excited to make your large gathering an incredible reality.
 Our focus on fresh local ingredients, quality selections, consistency, and presentation apply to parties from 10 to 200.

Currently we have a beautiful historic home on the Ashley River for all private events.    Rental rates are $75.00 per hour, minimum of 4 hours required.   Rental fee is separate from the Per Person Food Cost.


Tier One:    $25 Per Person 

Please choose two of the following items to be hand passed during the first hour of arrival.
 
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a Balsamic Drizzle
Sun-Dried Tomato Canapés with Goat Cheese
Cappicola and Melon Crostinis
Mozzarella and Fruit Skewers with Tropical Yogurt
Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese on Crispy Cracked Breads

Please choose two of the following cold platters for your reception.
 
Domestic and Imported Cheese Display
Tropical Fruit Display
Peel and Eat Shrimp Display w. Jamaican Cocktail Sauce
Italian Meats Antipasto Platter
Balsamic Marinated Portobello Mushroom Platter
Crostini Olivada Display (olive oiled toasts with olive spread)

Please choose two of the following hot items for your reception.
 
Beef Empanadas with a Light Chilean Pebre Sauce
Mini Chicken Wellington with Almond Mascarpone
Baked Brie Wheel with Imported Crackers
Chinese Pork Pot Stickers with Wassabi Glaze
Assorted Personal Quiches (Lorraine, Honey Ham, Seafood)
Mixed Grilled Beef Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Scallops with a Caper Shallot Barbecue Sauce
Spinach, Prosciutto and Asiago en Croute
**Carved Honey Glazed Ham Station with accompaniments 
**Carved Herb Encrusted Pork Loin Station with accompaniments 

Tier Two:    $50 Per Person 

Please choose three of the following items to be hand passed during the first hour of arrival.
 
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a Balsamic Drizzle
Sun-Dried Tomato Canapés with Goat Cheese
Cappicola and Melon Crostinis
Duck Confit on Fried Won Ton Tortillas with Plum Reduction
Mozzarella and Fruit Skewers with Tropical Yogurt
Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese on Crispy Cracked Breads
Beef Carpaccio with Soy Ginger Drizzle on Crostini Crackers
Gulf Shrimp with Zesty Cocktail Sauce
Five Spice Seared Ahi Tuna on Crispi Won Ton Chips with Teriyaki Reduction
Spicy Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche on Crispy Tortillas with Green Chiles, Cilantro and Lime

Please choose three of the following cold platters for your reception.
 
Domestic and Imported Cheese Display
Tropical Fruit Display
Peel and Eat Shrimp Display w. Jamaican Cocktail Sauce
Italian Meats Antipasto Platter
Balsamic Marinated Portobello Mushroom Platter
Crostini Olivada Display (olive oiled toasts with olive spread)
Atlantic Smoked Salmon Platter with Traditional accompaniments
Smoked Plateau di Fruit di Mare (assorted smoked trout, scallops, shrimp, mussels and oysters)
Baby Shrimp Stuffed Roma Tomatoes with Cilantro Crème Cheese

Please choose three of the following hot items for your reception.
 
Beef Empanadas with a Light Chilean Pebre Sauce
Tempura Shrimp with Mango Chutney
Mini Beef Wellingtons with Chambord Reduction
Duck Ala Orange
Honey Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops with Apricot Brandy Reduction
Lobster Spring Rolls with Curried Candied Ginger and Soy Salsa
Mini Chicken Wellington with Almond Mascarpone
Baked Brie with Imported Crackers
Chinese Pork Pot Stickers with Wassabi Glaze
Assorted Personal Quiches (Lorraine, Honey Ham, Seafood)
Mixed Grilled Beef Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Scallops with a Caper Shallot Barbecue Sauce
Spinach, Prosciutto and Asiago en Croute
**Carved Horse Radish Encrusted Angus Prime Rib Station with accompaniments
**Carved Roasted Turkey Station with accompaniments

Tier Three: $75 Per Person 

Please choose four of the following items to be hand passed during the first hour of arrival.
 
Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus with a Balsamic Drizzle
Sun-Dried Tomato & Goat Cheese Canapés
Cappicola and Melon Crostinis
Mozzarella and Fruit Skewers with Tropical Yogurt
Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese on Crispy Cracked Breads
Beef Carpaccio with Soy Ginger Drizzle on Crostini Crackers
Jumbo Gulf Shrimp with Jamaican Dill Cocktail
Five Spice Seared Ahi Tuna on Crispi Won Ton Chips with Teriyaki Reduction
     Seafood Portobello Terrine
Spicy Shrimp and Scallop Ceviche on Crispy Tortillas with Green Chiles, Cilantro and Lime
Mini Crepes Stuffed with Lobster and a Dollop of Chive Crème Fresh
Potato Bellini with Caviar Crème Fresh
Broiled Lobster on Crumpets with Wild Mushroom Confit
Pan Seared Foie Gras with Razz-Cherry Reduction over Boursin Cheese
Pan Seared Foie Gras over Yukon Gold Potato Cakes with Truffle Oil

Please choose four of the following cold platters for your reception.
 
Domestic and Imported Cheese Display
Tropical Fruit Display
Sashimi Tuna Sushi Display
Peel and Eat Shrimp Display w. Jamaican Cocktail Sauce
Italian Meats Antipasto Platter
Balsamic Marinated Portobello Mushroom Platter
Crostini Olivada Display (olive oiled toasts with olive spread)
Atlantic Smoked Salmon Platter with Traditional accompaniments
Smoked Plateau di Fruit di Mare (assorted smoked trout, scallops, shrimp, mussels and oysters)
Baby Shrimp Stuffed Roma Tomatoes with Cilantro Crème Cheese
Plateau di Fruit di Mare (Steamed shrimp, oysters, snow crab claws, blue crab claws)

Please choose four of the following hot items for your reception.
 
Beef Empanadas with a Light Chilean Pebre Sauce
Tempura Shrimp with Mango Chutney
Mini Beef Wellingtons with Chambord Reduction
Duck Ala Orange
Honey Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops with Apricot Brandy Reduction
Lobster Spring Rolls with Curried Candied Ginger
Mini Chicken Wellington with Almond Mascarpone
Baked Brie with Imported Crackers
Chinese Pork Pot Stickers with Wassabi Glaze
Assorted Personal Quiches (Lorraine, Honey Ham, Seafood)
Mixed Grilled Tenderloin of Beef Skewers
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with a Caper Shallot Barbecue Glaze
Spinach, Prosciutto and Asiago en Croute
Crab Rangoon
Grand Marnier Grilled Salmon on Crispy Plantains with Mandarin Orange Garnishment
Oven Roasted Chilean Sea Bass with Lemon Beurre Blanc
Littleneck Clams Casino Béchamel
Escargot Prosciutto En Croute
Oysters Rockefeller
Cracked Conch with Ginger Mango Salsa
**Carved Horse Radish Encrusted Angus Prime Rib Station with accompaniments
**Carved Roasted Turkey Station with accompaniments
**Carved Steam Ship Round of Beef of accompaniments
**Carved Curry Coated New Zealand Lolli-Pop Chops

Delightful Conclusions  $10.00 Per Person 

***Hot Chocolate Fondue Display with Tropical Fruits
***Coffee Bar with accompaniments
***Frozen Coffee & Tropical Drink Station
Cookies of Good Fortune
Chocolate Truffles
Key Lime Pie Crepes
***Dessert Crepe Station
***Cherries Jubilee Station
***Bananas Foster Station


**Carving Stations please add on $125.00 each station

***Dessert Stations please add on $50.00 each station

TAX AND GRATUITY INCLUDED: TEN PERSON MINIMUM

    Please contact us to discuss your menu ideas!   
















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