Charleston and Destination Weddings
You’ve been dreaming about this day for years. You want it to be as special and unique as your relationship. Your wedding reception should embody the beauty and confidence of your new life together.“Charleston Hospitality Catering” will take your vision and make it a reality. Whether designing a innovative menu for your perfect Charleston destination wedding, casual wedding reception, rehearsal dinner, or large gathering of any kind, “Charleston Hospitality Catering” works closely with you and your wedding planner to ensure that your wedding is flawless and stress-free. We have options that range from polished fine dining with multiple courses and refined service to casual buffet affairs.
Or, choose one of our Inspired Buffet Banquets, to bring all of the elegance of a composed, plated dinner to your guests in a format that is perfect for more casual, social affairs.
Chef Gaffin will create a unique and distinctive menu for you based on the season, venue, style and budget of your wedding. You will not be limited to options from a standard menu, but Chef Gaffin will tailor one just for your special day. He has a wealth of fresh and innovative ideas to help guide and bring forth your vision.
"Charleston Hospitality Catering” wants your wedding to be stress-free and memorable. Our professional team is here to organize and execute all your catering needs and make your dream a reality.
PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Brie and Fig Tarts with Local Berry Glaze
Mini Crab Cakes with Avocado Coulis
Seared Local Shrimp with Tomato Basil Ragout served on a Corn Bread Crostini
Mini Pomegranate Duck Crepe with Matchstick Seasonal Vegetables
Crab and Artichoke Display - Creamy Baked Crab and Artichokes served with Seasoned Pita Crisps
Imported Cheeses and Wild Berries Display - Brie, Fontina, Asiago, Gorgonzola, and Boursin cheeses surrounded by wild Blackberries, Raspberries, and Strawberries served with assorted Gourmet Crackers.
Chef’s Carving Table - Whole Grilled Wild Salmon with a Crab and Shrimp Stuffing served with Fresh Cherry and Plum Reduction.
Chile Rubbed Grouper with Mango Salsa - Pan Seared Chile Rubbed Grouper topped with a fresh Mango Salsa served with Ribbons of Zucchini, Carrots, Red Bell Peppers, and Garlic Roasted Fingerling Potatoes.
Pistachio Encrusted Chicken - A whole Chicken Breast encrusted in Seasoned Roasted Pistachios with a fresh Leek and Tomato Stew served with Seasoned Grilled Asparagus and Basil Mashed Potatoes.
Stuffed Filet of Beef - A generous portion of Grilled Filet Mignon stuffed with Chanterelle and Porcini Mushrooms topped with a rich Roasted Shallot Demi-Glace served with Potato Gratin, Steamed Baby Carrots, and Haricot Verts.
* All choices served with Fresh baked Brioche Bread and Fig Butter.
Ginger Cake - Sweet Potato Gingerbread with Maple Pecan Butter sauce topped with crumbled Pumpkin Brittle.
Wedding Cake - Of your choice.
PASSED HORS D'OEUVRES
Chevre Stuffed Dated wrapped in Cherry Smoked Bacon
Crab Cakes with Avocado Cream
Seared Duck Crostini with Cilantro Ginger Pesto
Oysters on the Half Shell and Seasoned Shrimp Cocktail with Lemony Cocktail Sauce and Spicy Cajun Remoulade. Served with Lemons and Crackers
STATION TWO– Waitstaff Attended
Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits with Tasso Gravy garnished with Shredded Mozzarella, Diced Tomatoes and Green Onions
Sesame Noodle Salad with Crisp Asian Vegetables and Thai Peanut Chicken served in Martini Glasses with Chopsticks
Chilled Gazpacho with Cream Fraiche and Lobster
STATION FOUR – Chef Attended
Sliced Beef Tenderloin Carving Station with Shallot Demi Glace
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Imported Cheese garnished with Seasonal Fresh Berries served with Gourmet Crackers
LATE NIGHT SNACK
Buttermilk Biscuits with Country Ham and Maple Apples
PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Chevre Stuffed Dates wrapped in Cherry Smoked Bacon
Smoked Salmon Mousse Tartlets
Pistachio Encrusted Chicken Brochettes with Fire Roasted Red Pepper Relish
Beef Tenderloin Crostini with Caramelized Onions Horseradish Aioli
Mini Crab Cakes with Avocado Créma
Chilled Cajun Shrimp Skewers with Sundried Tomato Coulis
Seared Scallops on Parmesan Crisp with Fresh Basil Pesto
Elegant Imported Cheeses Display garnished with Fresh Berries and served with Gourmet Crackers
Mediterranean Platter: Herb Roasted Eggplant, Carrots, Asparagus, Squash, Broccoli, and Red Peppers with Marinated Olives, Mushrooms and Artichokes served with Fresh Housemade Hummus and Tabbouleh and Cumin Seasoned Pita Points.
Sesame Lo Mein Noodle Salad with Crisp Asian Vegetables and Seared Beef Tenderloin finished with a light Peanut Sauce served in individual Martini Glasses with Chopsticks
Ginger Soy Tuna Tartar served on a Dramatic Spoon Wall
STATION 3 - Attended
Wild Mushroom Risotto cooked to order with Seared Duck Breast and finished with a Wild Cherry Reduction
STATION 4 - Attended
Citrus Oyster Shooters served with Fresh Lemons and Cocktail Sauce
Maine Lobster Bisque with Aged Sherry and Crème Fraiche served in individual Demitasse
BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders with Fried Pickles and Sea Salt Potato Chips
Dessert Display with Mini Cheesecakes, Petit Fours and Truffles
PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES
Pan Fried Sweet Breads with Spinach, Porcini, and Truffle Butter served on a Crostini.
Crispy Polenta Cakes topped with Tarragon Chicken and Tomato Relish Fresh Figs stuffed with Gorgonzola Wrapped in Prosciutto.
Cured Meats and Imported Cheese Display
Salami, Prosciutto, Mortadella, Cappicola, Taleggio, Fontina, Pecorino, and Robiola served with an assortment of Italian Flat Breads.
Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Gourmet Olives, Fire Roasted Red Peppers, Roasted Broccoli, Grilled Mushrooms, Caramelized Onions, and Marinated Grilled Eggplant.
Fresh Vegetables and White Beans stewed in Chicken Broth with Bright Herbs finished with pieces of Garlic Focaccia.
Calamari Ripieni Ai Gamberetti - Squid Stuffed with a Crab and Shrimp Stuffing Braised in a Pomodoro Sauce.
Funghi Risotto - Creamy Risotto with Tuscan Kale, Wild Porcini, Oyster and Chanterelle Mushrooms with Shaved Fresh White Truffles.
Pancia O Bamborino - Braised Short Ribs with Chianti Reduction served with Grilled Vegetables and Basil Mashed Potatoes.
Branzino Patata - Pan Seared Potato and Pancetta Encrusted Sea bass served on a bed of Seasoned Spinach with Grilled White Asparagus.
Budino di Cioccolata - A Rich Velvety Chocolate Pudding with assorted Italian Cookies and Fresh Whipped Cream.
BBQ Chicken Endive Wraps
BBQ Pork Flatbread
Crisp Pork Belly with Sweet & Sour Onions
Vegetable Crudités Display with Hand-Cut Potato Chips and Blue Cheese Dipping Sauce
Smoked Cheeses Display with Gourmet Crackers
Tomato and Cucumber Salad
Seasonal Greens with Tomatoes, Pickled Onions, Cucumbers and Cornbread Croutons.
Buttermilk Blue Cheese Dressing and Basil Balsamic Dressing
Seasonal Fruit Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing
Chipotle Baked Beans
Truffled Mac and Cheese
Roasted Potato Salad
Braised Collard Greens with Bacon Cheddar Grits
Baked Sweet Potato Fries
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Seasonal Roasted Vegetable Medley
Hot Smoked Salmon
Sliced Grilled Skirt Steak with Peppercorn Demi Glace
BBQ Chicken Breast with Roasted Corn and Pepper Salsa
Sliced Braised Beef Brisket with Pan Gravy Sliced BBQ Glazed Smoked Turkey
Pork Loin with Wild Mushroom Stuffing with Chipotle Tomato Sauce
Grilled Kabobs with Peppers, Onions and Cherry Tomatoes with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Choice of Swordfish, Beef, Chicken or Lamb
Dry Rubbed Beef or Pork Spare Ribs with Honey Mustard Barbecue Sauce
Grilled Mahi Mahi with a Fresh Mango Salsa
"Thank you for your help making our daughters wedding a great success. All the guest were complimenting your food all day."
~ Asim A.