Christmas without the stress!

Of course, Christmas is a time to celebrate with family and friends, but let’s be honest: we all want to show off a little! Well, this year, you won’t have to spend hours in the kitchen to do so. You won’t even have to lift a finger! Robert Alexis’s team will put together a delectable meal that will thrill and impress your guests, no matter what menu option you choose for your reception. Snacks, hot or cold buffet, plated meals, cocktail reception…

We have plenty of delicious ideas ranging from traditional to bold which are sure to make your Holiday event a resounding success. So put out your best outfit and decant the wine. We’ll take care of the rest. Merry Christmas to all!

*Menus are available from December 1st


GOURMET HOLIDAY MENUS 2019

 

TRADITIONAL COLD AND HOT BUFFET

Heating instruction provided

Available for a minimum of 6 guests

Assorted cocktail sandwiches (3/guest)
Traditional pork and veal meat pie

Bone in ham maple glazed, roasted with pineapple juice and clove, partially sliced
And
Roasted whole turkey, sliced, with the stuffing on the side
Stuffing : cornbread, Italian sausage, apricot, chestnuts, pecans and fine herbs

Gratin Dauphinois
Sichuan pepper and fruit chutney

Fennel remoulade with dill, orange and ginger
Quinoa salad, cabbage, carrot, edamame, pomegranate, cumin vinaigrette

Almonds Christmas cake log, chewy meringue, Espresso buttercream
Or
Tanzanian chocolate Christmas cake log, vanilla sponge cake and candied elderberry

37,50 $ per guest

*****

PLATED DINNER OR OR BUFFET STYLE

Tasty and easy to serve, heating instruction provided

HOT AND COLD HORS D’OEUVRE – 4 per guest
Gingerbread canapé with torchon-style foie gras, apple, fig and maple chutney
Sundried tomato, mango, mint and avocado Maki, Ponzu sauce
Black olive arancini served with a tomato and roasted pepper coulis
Country-style ham tartiflette with Cantonnier Saint-Raymond melt

COLD OR HOT STARTER, ONE CHOICE FROM THE SELECTION
Tower of USA shrimp, avocado, fresh mint and mango salad,
rice vinegar marinated cucumber roll
Roasted eggplant, zucchinis and red pepper, tomato confit, Mozzarella Di Bufala,
grilled red pepper sauce, crispy basil, pesto and Maldon salt

Wild mushrooms Vol au vent, vegetable broth with basil, Old Cheddar shavings,
roasted baby tomatoes, mustard sprouts
Crispy roll filled with five spice duck confit, grilled Corinthian raisins and pine nuts,
pomegranate and mixed salad, smoked apple sauce

MAIN COURSE
Bourguignon style beef Parmentier with sweet potato, glazed carrots, pearl onions,
mushrooms with fresh thyme, Pinot noir sauce

Slow cooked veal rump, Jerusalem artichoke and brown butter mousseline, chestnuts,
Cipollini onions, Tasmanian pepper gravy

Coulibiac style salmon in puff pastry, Vermouth seared spinach,
candied leaks, lemony white butter sauce

Chicken breast from Les Voltigeurs farm, stuffed with apples and cranberries,
gratin Dauphinois, seared shallots, tarragon infused  sauce

CHEESE COURSE
Selection of fine local cheese, Rocha pear poached in ice wine,
blood orange marmalade, roasted nuts and crackers

DESSERT
Pear bread pudding, maple Mascarpone mousse, maple syrup, cranberries and blueberry coulis

70% black chocolate Christmas log, crème brûlée and candied fruits

Starter, main & dessert, 43,50 $ per guest
Hors d’œuvre, starter, main & dessert, 52,00 $ per guest
Hors d’œuvre, starter, main, cheese course & dessert, 59,50 $ per guest

Available for a minimum of 6 guests

*****

COCKTAIL DÎNATOIRE

Hors d’oeuvre and plat dînatoire option, heating instruction provided

AMUSE-BOUCHES
Grilled pita crackers with fresh thyme, Hummus dip
Marinated Kalamata olives

COLD HORS D’OEUVRE
Grilled eggplant with Ricotta, Feta and aniseed Dukkah served on a spoon
Gravlax salmon on a rye cracker, wakame and sesame
Sundried tomato, mango, mint and avocado Maki, Ponzu sauce
Chicken and coriander in thinly slice cucumber roll, topped with Tamari sauce
Teriyaki Albacore tuna in thinly slice black radish, grapefruit and wasabi

HOT HORS D’OEUVRE
Halloumi and zucchini with tomato puree and arugula served with yogurt sauce
Crispy roll filled with duck confit, cranberry sauce
Mushroom polenta cassolette with Cheddar melt
Coconut-lime shrimp served with peanut sauce
Country-style ham tartiflette with Cantonnier Saint-Raymond melt

MAIN COURSE
Homemade smoked salmon, fennel and dill remoulade, fresh capers cream, citrus zest, crostini
Roasted eggplant, zucchinis and red pepper, tomato confit, Mozzarella Di Bufala,
grilled red pepper sauce, cripsy basil, pesto and fleur de sel

VWild mushrooms Vol au vent, vegetable broth with basil, Old Cheddar shavings,
roasted baby tomatoes, mustard sprouts
Paella with roasted chicken, mild Chorizo sausage, Princess scallops, shrimps, saffron rice,
grape tomatoes, corn and green peas

DESSERT
70% black chocolate Christmas log, crème brûlée and candied fruits
Pear bread pudding, maple Mascarpone mousse, maple syrup, cranberries and blueberry coulis

12 hors d’oeuvre, amuse-bouches, one main course and one dessert,
48,50 $ per guest
8 hors d’oeuvre, amuse-bouches, two main course and one dessert,
53,50 $ per guest

Available for a minimum of 12 guests

*****

PLATS VARIÉS À LA CARTE

Available for a minimum of 8 guests

Traditional pork and veal meat pie,
8 guests – 15,00$
Chef Philippe confit duck, veal and wild mushrooms meat pie,
8 guests – 28,50$

Cocktail sandwiches: egg – chicken – smoked salmon – cucumber and cream cheese
24 pieces – 18,00$
48 pieces – 35,00$

Roasted whole turkey, sliced, with the stuffing on the side:
(cornbread, Italian sausage, apricot, chestnuts, pecans and fine herbs)
17,50$ per guest

Housemade Foie Gras au torchon, served with maple, apple fig jam, 250g – 45,00$

Housemade cassoulet with Morteau sausage, mild Italian sausage, ham in a hay infused brine, Duck confit
30,00$ per guest

Whole Atlantic Jail Island salmon, poached and decorated, Fine herbs mayonnaise, 100 gr. per guest,
for 20 to 25 guests- 180,00$

Bone in ham maple glazed, roasted with pineapple juice and clove, partially sliced
Served with a gratin dauphinois
15,00$ per guest

Almonds Christmas cake log, chewy meringue, Espresso buttercream
6-8 guests – 40,00$
Tanzanian chocolate Christmas cake log, vanilla sponge cake and candied elderberry
6-8 guests – 40,00$
Sliced fresh fruits : mango, papaya, pineapple and watermelon
8,00$ per guest