Creating a Canapé menu

If you’re not sure ask us

We are asked to create all different styles of menus, We will take the time to work with our guests to ensure the menu will meet their expectations and provide the variety required to ensure all guest are able to enjoy a selection of beautiful and delicious canapés.

How many canapés to have

  • The following points are just guides to help decide on the number of items;
  • Light lunch – 6 Pieces
  • Normal Lunch with alcohol served – 8 pieces
  • After work cocktails – 5 pieces
  • Evening meal – 9 pieces
  • Evening celebration over 3 hours with alcohol served – 13- pieces

Special dietary requirements

As the number of items to be served increase, it becomes easier to create menus that meet every bodies dietary requirements. Guest with dietary requirements always appreciate serving staff that know the food and when there is more than 1 item that they can eat.

Mixing it up

Generally mixing it up the menu to make sure everybody enjoys the menu and the presentation of the canapés matches the style of the event.

Keep some of the food simple. Most people, especially seniors, are not over adventurous with food

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