Catering by Leslie Adams

Catering by Leslie Adams

Serving Sanibel and Captiva Islands, Florida — (866) 674-8981



SAMPLE APPETIZERS

(Other menus can be emailed upon request)

(Rates depend on number of people and market price)


Shrimp or Chicken Asian Lettuce Wraps
Stir Fry Shrimp or Asian Chicken nestled in Boston Lettuce Cups and drizzled with Thai Peanut Sauce

Ham & Watercress in Mini Crepes with Cream Cheese
Homemade Mini Crepes stuffed w/Forrest Ham, Watercress & Shallot infused Cream Cheese

Smoked Salmon or Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus Spears with a Lemon Tarragon Sauce
Fresh Grilled Asparagus wrapped with Prosciutto and served with an elegant Lemon Tarragon Dipping Sauce or Wrapped with Smoked Salmon and served with a Dill Cream Sauce

Dates Stuffed with Gorgonzola & Bacon served on Rice Crackers
Sounds weird, but one of our best selling appetizers

Mini Beef Wellington
Filet Mignon topped with Foie Gras and Scallions wrapped in Puff Pastry and baked to perfection

Sausage or Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Italian Sausage/Cream Cheese or Jumbo LumpCrab/Cream Cheese stuffed Mushroom Caps

Sweet & Sour Meatballs
Just the right sweet and sour sauce to compliment fresh meatballs…a favorite

Mini Mac & Cheese Bites
An all time classic favorite…homemade mac & cheese topped with Panko Flakes and baked

Caviar Toast Points with Crème Fraiche
Pumpernickel Toast Points topped with Crème Fraiche and the Caviar of your choice

Caviar Pie with Avocado & Diced Eggs
Colorful Caviar Pie…served with Carr’s Crackers

Baked Brie topped with Toasted Almonds
Baked to perfection and served with Carr’s Crackers and Granny Smith Apples

Meat and/or Cheese Platter with dinner rolls or French bread
Fresh Roasted Turkey, Roast Beef & Ham accompanied by Swiss, Cheddar & Havarti Cheeses and appropriate condiments

Italian Meat and Cheese Platter garnished with Imported Olives, Roasted Garlic, etc.
Classic Italian Meats/Salami’s with Imported Cheeses, Olives and served with crackers or Italian Breads and condiments

Petite Croissants stuffed with Rosie’s Famous Chicken Salad or Seafood Salad
Butter mini croissants with our signature Chicken Salad that made Rosie’s famous…or to die for Shrimp & Crab Salad

Deviled Eggs (plain or with a dollop of caviar)
Classic homemade stand-by that everyone devours

Fruit and/or Crudités Platter
Fresh Medley of Fruit Display with a Sweet Creamy Dip or Seasonal Vegetables served with Ranch Dip

Chicken or Beef Satay with Peanut Sauce
Fresh Chicken Breast Meat or Tender Beef skewered and served with an Asian Style Dipping Sauce

Australian Lollipop Lamb Chops
Australian Bite Sized Lamb Chops beautifully displayed and served with a Mint Jelly Sauce

Spanakopita
Greek Feta Cheese & Spinach wrapped in Phyllo Triangles

Fresh Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
A Florida Favorite…Jumbo Shrimp cooked in our special blend of seasonings …..and served with classic Cocktail Sauce

Coconut/Won Ton Fried Jumbo Shrimp stuffed w/Crab
This Jumbo Shrimp is laced with Crab Meat & Japanese Seaweed then dipped in Coconut Batter and deep fried, served with an Orange Ginger Cream Sauce. This appetizer has met with rave reviews from a star dancer with the New York City Ballet

Shrimp Gazpacho Shooters
Jumbo Shrimp and Homemade Chilled Gazpacho served in Mini Shot Glasses

Jumbo Lump Mini Crab Cakes w/Cajun Aioli
We can’t take credit for this crab recipe…it is Martha Stewart’s, but the Cajun Aioli is ours

Smoked Salmon w/Crème Fraiche, Red Onion & Capers
Nova Lox, sliced, and served with Homemade Crème Fraiche/Cream Cheese…served with Pumpernickel Toast or Mini Bagels

Scallop & Shrimp Ceviche in Mini Corn Cups
Bay Scallops & Shrimp Marinated in Lime Juice with Avocado served in Mini Corn Flutes

Assorted Canapés or Finger Sandwiches
Beautifully decorated Assorted Canapés/Finger Sandwiches…perfect for a tea or wedding reception

Homemade Pate’s/Terrain’s (Liver, Vegetarian or Seafood)
The Sage infused Chicken Liver Pate’ is a much requested item…but the Veggie & Seafood Terrains are beautiful

Whole Smoked Salmon with a Dill Crème Frache

Head on Smoked Salmon decorated w/Cucumber Slices as scales…a lovely centerpiece

Bacon Wrapped Sea Scallops or Bacon Wrapped BBQ Shrimp
Fresh Sea Scallops or Fresh Jumbo Shrimp wrapped with Bacon presented on Skewers or naked BBQ Shrimp

Ginger Wasabi Scallops
Fresh Sea Scallops on Skewers with Pickled Ginger & Wasabi arranged on a seasonal centerpiece…what a presentation!

Prime Rib Bites on skewers w/Gorgonzola & Cherry Tomatoes
Tender Prime Rib with Piquant Gorgonzola and a Fresh Cherry Tomato served with a Horseradish Cream Dipping Sauce

Chicken or Steak Kebobs with Peppers, Onions & Mushrooms
Chicken Tenderloin Bites or Filet Mignon Bites skewered with Tri-colored Peppers & Onions with Teriyaki Glaze

Chicken Wings (Mild, Spicy or Crispy) served with Bleu Cheese & Celery
…Your choice…

Goat Cheese Stuffed Apricots
Topped with Crumbled Pistachios…a treat for your palette

Brie & Raspberry in Puff Pastry or Baked Brie topped with Toasted Almonds
Both served with Granny Smith Apples slices & Carr’s Crackers

Trio of Bruchetta with Tomato/Basil, Olive Tapenade & Eggplant
Medley of Bruchetta with a Fresh Mediterranean Twist

Hummus (or Eggplant Caviar), Tabuli & Pita Chips served with Mediterranean Olives
Homemade Garlic Hummus, Eggplant & Tabuli to accent the Italian Meat & Cheese Platter or a hit by itself

Assorted Grilled Pizza
Hand rolled & topped with 1) Sausage/Mozzarella; 2) Marinated Wild Mushrooms/Fresh Mozzarella; 3) Artichoke Hearts/Mediterranean Olive Mix/Feta Cheese
…or you pick the gourmet topping of your choice

Grilled Quesadillas with your choice of fillings
Fillings include cheese, carmelized onion, green chilis, roasted red pepper…use your imagination

Teriyaki Salmon Kebobs
Fresh Atlantic Salmon marinated in our Signature Teriyaki Sauce accented with Fresh Pineapple

Beef Tenderloin Sliders on Homemade Mini Brioche
Beef Tenderloin cooked Medium Rare and Sliced…served on our Homemade Brioche Rolls laced with Horseradish Cream Sauce

Hawaiian Chicken Kebobs w/Pineapple served w/Orange Ginger Glaze
Marinated Chicken Skewered with Fresh Pineapple…a Hawaiian Luau Favorite

Caprese Salad Kebobs w/Fresh Mozzarella, Roasted Cherry Tomato & Basil
Fresh Mozzarella, Slow Roasted Cherry Tomato with Fresh Basil, skewered and glazed with our Signature Balsamic Reduction

Mini Polenta w/Blue Cheese & Arugula
Creamy Polenta Bites (we can make fun Island or cookie cutter shapes) topped with Melted Blue Cheese & Peppery Arugula

Brie, Granny Smith Apple & Almond in Mini Phyllo Cups

Just as tasty as Baked Brie but in convenient Phyllo Cups…a great passed appetizer selection

California Rolls/Assorted Sushi
Hand Rolled….Your selection. Served with Wasabi Cream & Fresh Ginger

Mini Blinis w/Crème Fraiche & Caviar
The Blinis are homemade as is the Crème Frache……The Caviar can be as simple or extravant as you like

Grown-up Baked French Fries w/3 Dips (Rosemary Aioli, Wasabi Mustard, Curry Ketchup
Served in individual purses…the dipping sauces are served on the side

Asiago Cheese Puffs (cheesy or with ham mousse)
These Pop-in-your-mouth Puffs are like Clouds…cheesy or meaty…your choice

Goat Cheese Coated Grapes Rolled in Toasted Pecans
Simple but Decadent

Spinach Salad w/Pine nuts in a Mini Parmesan Frico Cup
Want Bite Sized Salad? The cups are made from Parmesan Cheese & Lemon Zest then stuffed with Salad…what a concept

Mini Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken Tenderloin Stuffed with Ham & Swiss then Coated with Italian Breadcrumbs and Baked to Perfection…such a delight

Mini Beef or Chicken Empanadas
Our Brazilian Cook makes these the Traditional Way with Brazilian spices and love

Shrimp or Crab Summer or Spring Rolls w/Asian Vegetables served with a Sweet Chili Sauce
Crispy Spring Rolls or Soft Rice Paper Summer Rolls with Fresh Asian Inspired Ingredients

Crab Rangoon’s
A Chinese Favorite…Lump Crab Meat, Cream Cheese, Scallions & Sesame Oil Wrapped in Won Ton Skins & Fried to Perfection

Seared Ahi with Sesame Seeds served with Ginger Wasabi (also an entre’)
Fresh Ahi Tuna, Flash Grilled Medium Rare coated with Sesame Seeds and served with a Ginger Wasabi Sauce

Turkey, Brie & Cranberry Purse Bundles
Fresh Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry wrapped puff pastry

Spinach & Artichoke or Crab Dip served in a Bread Round
Homemade Spinach & Artichoke or Warm Crab Dip served in the traditional Bread Round

Pigs or Chicks in a Blanket
All Beef Hot Dogs or Gourmet Chicken Sausage wrapped in Puff Pastry & Baked. Served with condiments