THE FRENCH FEAST

   

Mike and Maggie

Mike and Maggie

 

LE MENU ROYALE

           - $95-00pp -

 

1 / Fresh Bread Baskets and Butter

 

2/  Canapés

 

Beetroot & Goats Cheese Crostini

Chicken Liver Parfait served with Homemade Chutney on Toasted Brioche

Smoked Salmon Mousse Puff Pastry Tart

Olive-Rosemary Bruschetta

With oven roasted tomatoes, garlic aioli, pine nuts and fresh basil

 

3 / Entrée

Choice of two entrees

 

 Tomato & Roast Pepper Soup

with a hint of Chilli

 

Pâté Maison Sampler

Duck, Chicken Liver, and Country

 Escargots à la Bourguignonne

Half a dozen escargots  in garlic herb butter

NZ Green lip Mussels Provençale

Baked with garlic butter and bread crumbs

 Soupe a l’Onion Gratinée 

 

Grilled Pear, Rocket, and Warm Goat Cheese Mixed Green Salad

 

 Salade Maison

with house shallot vinaigrette

 

4/ Main Course     Choice of two mains

All mains served with Seasonal Fresh Veggies and accompanied jus

 

Coq au Vin  Red wine braised chicken leg and thigh, pearl onions, mushrooms, lardons, pomme puree, braising jus

Free Range Chicken

Finished with your choice of the following sauces:

Piccata – Breast of chicken sautéed with lemon and capers. Served with mashed potatoes

Mushroom Marsala –

Breast of chicken sautéed with wine and mushroom sauce.

Served with garlic parsley potatoes

 

 Beef Bourgogne(Boeuf Bourgignon)

Beef Cheeks slowly cooked in a red wine sauce thyme garlic onions lardons and mushrooms

 

   Crisp Duck Leg Confit

With braised red cabbage, black currant demi-glace, and mashed potatoes

 

Slow Roasted Crisp Pork Belly

served with Gratin dauphinoise

 

  Rabbit Provençale

Natural Rabbit sautéed with onions, mushrooms, thyme, garlic, and white wine. Served with  potatoes

 

  Filet Mignon (+$5.00 pp)

With your choice of green peppercorn, or Béarnaise sauce.

Enjoy with potatoes au gratin (Gratin Dauphinoise)

 

 Dijon-Crusted Rack of Lamb

with Garlic Parsley Potatoes

 

 Catch of the Day

Local and Sustainable Fish of the Day (Snapper/Tarakihi with skin on), Chef’s Preparation, with risotto

 Scallops Provençale

Sautéed jumbo scallops, finished with a creamy Leek Champagne sauce. Served with risotto

Grilled Aoraki Salmon

Grilled citrus-marinated fresh salmon filet served with a  Béarnaise sauce and garlic parsley potatoes

Also available poached with Lemon or Hollandaise Sauce

NZ Salmon Dijonnaise

Fresh salmon filet baked with mustard, citrus, and tarragon. Served with gourmet potatoes

 

 Vegetarian: Ratatouille

Sautéed eggplant, onions, bell peppers, courgette, and tomatoes served over quinoa

Vegetarian: Butternut Squash Ravioli

with sautéed apple and sage beurre blanc

 

5/  Fromages (Selection of French and NZ Cheeses)

served with Green shallot Salad and raspberry vinaigrette.

 

 

6/ Digestive – Trou Normand

Calvados (Apple Brandy from Calvados in Normandy with Lemon Sorbet)

 

7/  Dessert    Choose one Dessert

 

Trio of desserts

Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry Pavlova & Chantilly Cream, Lemon Tart Brulee!

 

8/ Wedding Cake

 

Three level stand

 

Grand Marnier Cream and a Caramel drizzle

 

Chocolate filled cream puffs and chocolate sauce drizzle

 

Vanilla Custard  (Crème Patissiere)  Cream filling.

 

3-4 puffs per person.

9/  Beverages: Filtered ground Coffee

Selection of Teas

 

 

 

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Weddings have always been the source of great celebration, the day of all days to remember, bringing together family and friends. We may not transform the water into wine but we will do all in our power to make it divine! We understand the exceptional importance of this moment to you and this special gift to the people who matter the most in your life, and will give our all to ensure you have the most beautiful of memories to carry you into your married life.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Together we will create your perfect menu and address all your reception needs. Feel free to browse through the sample menu page to get a feel for the food we like to do .We would relish the opportunity to create alternative dishes especially for you. The couples that you see in the photos requested Lebanese,vegetarian,Italian.French and good old kiwi style cuisine!Whether it is seated and served , buffet style or standing with roaming platters in an informal setting we will make this day you one you will never forget.

      

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