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West Country Caterers is a well established business specialising in a personal service and concentrating on a high level of home cooked cuisine.

It is a family run business employing a number of efficient and friendly staff who endeavour to assist with all your requirements.

All cutlery, crockery and equipment is of high quality and included within any pricing. We are able to hire in any cooking equipment and can hire table linen to suit your colour scheme which we will co-ordinate for you. We also offer a wine service which incorporates the hire of glasses, serving staff and chilling facilities. We can offer a variety of good quality wine lists and all prices are fully inclusive of glasses, staff and chilling. If you wish to supply your own wine, a charge of £7.50 per head will apply.

Please view our website for lists of some of the menus, canapés and finger buffets available to you. These can be tailored to meet every individual’s special requirements and dietary needs. Please note that these prices are calculated to cater for 100 guests and therefore they may vary according to numbers.

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VARIOUS CANAPES AVAILABLE

Usually a choice of 9/10 different items at a price of £18.50 per head

Crab Tartlets
Parma Ham Palmiers
Filo parcels filled with spicy mackerel
Asparagus rolls (v)
Dimsum & Wonton (both vegetarian and meat)
King size prawns in batter with tartare sauce
Garlic Prawn purses
Savoury cocktail sausages in seed mustard and honey
Stilton Truffles (v)
Savoury choux pastry filled with cream cheese & smoked salmon
or other savoury fillings (both vegetarian and meat)
Prawn Gougeres - choux pastry filled with creamy prawn and parsley
Blinis with smoked salmon, creme freche & caviar
Meat Sate
Devils on Horseback - prunes wrapped in bacon
Cherubs on Horseback - apricots wrapped in bacon
Angels on Horseback - oysters wrapped in bacon
Miniature spinach & cheese samosas (v)
Salmon, spinach & cream cheese pinwheels served on wholegrain toast
Miniature smoked salmon sandwiches
Spinach & feta parcels (v)
Minted pea and coriander triangles (v)
Crab fritters with a lime and yoghurt mayonnaise
Cranberry chicken cups
Creamed Roquefort & walnuts served on wholegrain toasts (v)
Herb pancake with crème fraiche and a red onion confit
Blue cheese puffs (v)
Mini brochettes - mini chicken & pepper kebabs marinated in soy sauce & ginger
Ginger chicken cakes with a lime mayo and mango
Cajun chicken bites served with a minty dip
Smoked chicken bites
Tandoori chicken & minted cucumber dip
Miniature savoury quiches (both vegetarian & meat)
Scottish oatcakes topped with chicken liver or spicy mackerel pate
Grilled Scallops with bacon & parmesan
Mini crostini (v)
Gravdlax on rye bread with a dill mustard
Sesame beef skewers
Mini fillets on a crouton with Verdi Salsa
Tidgy Puds (mini yorkshires with beef & horseradish)

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Fresh fruit tartlets
Miniature éclairs
Meringues With Devon cream
Miniature strawberry shortcakes
Fruit kebabs with a honey glaze
Strawberries dipped in chocolate
Chocolate roulade pinwheels served on an orange polenta biscuit

(Alternatively should you wish to have canapés to start with, then an additional charge of £6.50 per head for a selection of about 5 or 6 will apply)


Menu 1 @ £17.25 per head- cold buffet

Coronation Chicken
Sliced Honey roast Gammon Ham served with mustard
Spinach Roulade with a spicy tomato relish filled with cream cheese & walnuts


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Summer Salad of Lettuce, Green peppers, cucumber, spring onions and avocado with a sun dried tomato vinaigrette
Festive coleslaw with grated carrots, apple, and cheese
Tomato & Melon Salad with a mint dressing

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Hot new potatoes with butter, black pepper & parsley

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Profiteroles served with chocolate sauce
Pavlova with forest fruits
Chilled Lemon Flan

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Coffee/Tea & mints


Menu 2 @ £17.75 per head-cold buffet

Devon Roast Beef served with horseradish or mustard cooked to your specific requirement
Diced breast of chicken in Tarragon Mayonnaise dressing
Filo Pastry Celebration Roll - a filo pastry roll with a selection of Italian and English cheeses, spinach, apricots and peanuts

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Mixed lettuce salad with cucumber, avocado & green pepper, tossed in a vinaigrette dressing
Waldorf Salad with celery, apple, grapes and walnuts
Cucumber & strawberry salad

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Hot potatoes dressed in olive oil, garlic & Rosemary

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Chocolate Roulade
Brandy Snaps filled with cream and fresh Fruit
Lime Cheesecake

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Coffee/Tea & Mints

Menu 3 @ £18.75 per head-cold buffet

Fresh Poached Salmon served with Hollandaise sauce
Riviera Chicken served with red cherries and a creamy vinaigrette
Mediterranean vegetable quiche made with a sun dried tomato pastry

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Spinach Salad with cherry tomatoes, eggs & bacon
Tomato & Mozzarella cheese salad with fresh basil, olive oil and pumpkin seeds
Cucumber salad with a light vinaigrette

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Hot new potatoes with a fresh mint, yoghurt and balsamic vinegar dressing

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White and dark chocolate mousse
Meringues with cream & butterscotch Sauce
Exotic Fresh Fruit salad

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Coffee/Tea & Mints

(All the cold buffet menus are served with a freshly baked selection of bread on the table and there are many other salads we are able to supply.)

(A cheeseboard can be added at an extra charge.)

 

MENU 4 AT £24.00 PER HEAD- hot served meal

Tomato & Basil Soup served with Crusty Roll and butter

or

Salmon Mousse served with a lemon and dill dressing

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Poulet A La Creme A L’Estragon

or

Pork Dijonnaise

(Served with a selection of vegetables from lists on other pages)

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Lemon tart served with Creme fraiche or Devon clotted cream

Caramel or Chocolate Profiteroles

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Coffee and mints

 

MENU 5 AT £25.00– hot served meal

Red onion and goats cheese tart

or

Country Vegetable soup served with crusty roll

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Chicken Veronique

or

Boeuf Bourginonne

(Served with a selection of vegetables from the other lists)

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Tiramisu

Hazelnut meringue with a raspberry cream

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Coffee and mints

 

MENU 6 AT £27.00 PER HEAD

Smoked Salmon served with quails Egg, Asparagus and a dill dressing

or

Wild mushroom tarts with béarnaise sauce

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Fillet of Lamb in Rosemary, Orange and Red wine

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Carbonnade de Boeuf A La Flamande

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White Chocolate tart with soft berries & Devon cream

Meringue nests filled with fresh strawberries & cream, served with a raspberry coulis

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Coffee and mints

(All of the hot menus above are served with a selection of vegetables and potatoes of your choosing from the list below and have a selection of breads on the table.)


Potatoes
Parisienne, duchesse, sautéed, new boiled, lionnaise or roast

Vegetables
Brussels sprouts with bacon and garlic tossed in olive oil
Sautéed red cabbage & apple
French beans with butter & black pepper
Mixed Vegetable bundles
Mangetout
Baby sweetcorn
Petit Pois
Broccoli & Cauliflower with grated cheese
Carrots Julienne with butter & marjoram
Ratatouille
Mixed roasted vegetables(Seasonal)
Beetroot with white sauce
Mashed swede with cream & black pepper
Honey roasted parsnips or turnips

 

MENU 7 TRADITIONAL ROAST MEAL AT £19.50 PER HEAD

Soup served with crusty bread or fruit juice

or

Melon cocktail

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Roast Beef OR Lamb OR Turkey stuffed with cranberry & orange or Pork with trimmings

(Served with a selection of vegetables and roast potatoes of your choice)

Potatoes
duchesse, sautéed, new boiled, dauphinois parmesan roasted or traditional roast

Vegetables
Brussels sprouts with bacon and garlic tossed in olive oil
Sautéed red cabbage & apple
French beans with lemon juice & black pepper
Mangetout
Baby sweetcorn
Petit Pois
Broccoli & Cauliflower with grated cheese
Carrots Julienne with butter & marjoram
Ratatouille
Mixed roasted vegetables
Beetroot with white sauce
Mashed swede with cream & black pepper
Roasted parsnips or turnips

(a choice of three different vegetables is recommended)

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A choice of three sweets from the following:

Pavlova with forest fruits
Chilled lemon flan
Profiteroles with chocolate sauce
Hazelnut meringue with a raspberry cream
Chocolate Roulade with a raspberry coulis
Lime cheesecake
Meringues with caramel sauce
Tropical fruit salad
White Chocolate Tart with forest fruits
Lemon tart with clotted cream
Apple Pie & clotted cream
Coffee & mints

 

 

A LIST OF BARBECUE OPTIONS and HOG ROAST

The prices start from £23.50 per head to include for example a choice of four meats selection, three salad dishes, one potato and/or bread and a choice of two sweets. We are also able to offer the facility of catering for Hog or Ram Roasts with prices starting at £24.50 per head, depending on how much meat etc you require.

Georgian Shish Kebabs (made with beef)
Pork & apple burgers
Minted Lamb burgers
Traditional beef burgers
Caribbean Chicken wings
Honey & Lamb Kebabs
Honey & mustard glazed sausages
Cumberland rings
Pork & Ale sausages
Venison & red wine
Boer & cider
Lincolnshire sausages
Jerked Port Ribs (hot & spicy)
Chinese style ribs
Thai Style Prawns on skewers
Monkfish kebabs

(A Range of vegetarian kebabs are also available)

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Watercress, grapefruit, orange & red pepper salad
Marinated mushroom salad
Pasta salad with sun dried tomato dressing
Mixed Rice salad with peppers & sweetcorn
Greek salad
Waldorf salad
Coleslaw
Mixed green salad including lettuce, peppers, spring onions & avocado

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Hot new potatoes with olive oil & rosemary or butter & parsley
A selection of fresh bread or garlic bread

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Curacao fruit kebabs
Brandy snap baskets filled with cream and fresh fruit
Tropical Fresh Fruit Salad
Hazelnut meringues with caramel sauce
Lime Cheesecake
Pavlova & Forest Fruits
Chilled Lemon Flan
Chocolate Roulade

 

EVENING BUFFET MENUS

These start at £10.50 per head and can be chosen from both this menu and the canapé list.

On choosing a sensible amount for a finger buffet you should have perhaps sellect five different sandwich fillings, five savoury and three sweet (this is only a guide).

 

A selection of cheeses & fresh fruit

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Bridge Rolls or sandwiches filled with a choice from the following:

Ham, cheese, egg & tuna fish, avocado & prawn or bacon,
coronation chicken, lemon tarragon chicken, prawn with mayonnaise, chicken and bacon mayonnaise,
smoked salmon with lemon juice & black pepper,
brie and grape, cheese and apple, cheese and celery

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Crudite & dips

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Various Quiches:

Quiche Lorraine
Asparagus Quiche
Cheese & Tomato Quiche
Mushroom Quiche
Bacon, Tomato & Onion Quiche
Salmon & asparaus quiche
Tomato & basil quiche
Red onion & goats cheese

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Vol-au-vents filled with Prawns Or garlic chicken

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Savoury Choux Bites filled with prawn,smoked salmon & cheese, mackerel,
ham & cream cheese or garlic chicken mayonnaise

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Sausage Rolls
Sausages cooked in honey & seed mustard
Spicy Chicken drumsticks
Chicken Goujons
Jalapeno peppers filled with cheese
Scotch Eggs or Mini Eggs
Hoisin Duck Spring Rolls
Mini pasties
Mini pizzas
Celery Farci
Cheese Straws
Smoked Salmon Skewers

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Fresh fruit tartlet
Miniature eclairs
Meringues With Devon cream
Miniature strawberry shortcakes
Fruit kebabs with a honey glaze
Strawberries dipped in chocolate
Chocolate roulade pinwheels
Miniature lemon tarts
Miniature white chocolate & cream cheese tarts

 

List of alternative starter’s, hot & cold main dishes to have as a served meal or buffet style
These can be mixed and matched with any of the other menus:


Starters
Asparagus mousse
Salmon mousse
Individual Tartlets with various fillings i.e. Roquefort, wild mushroom, smoked fish
Melon with Parma Ham
Pate & Melba toast
Smoked salmon
Gravdlax
Locally reared Smoked Ostrich strips served on a bed of lettuce
Egg mayonnaise
Locally reared trout fillets


Main Courses
Cold
Breast of chicken served with a lemon tarragon sauce(hot or cold)
Pollo Tonato, Breast of chicken served with a tuna fish mayonnaise
Fillet of Salmon Steak served with hollandaise
Meat Platter of ham or beef or Italian style meats
Pasta with smoked salmon, avocado & prawns with a dill vinaigrette
Diced chicken served in a lemon grass, ginger & coriander dressing
Rolled Breast of Turkey with an apricot & watercress stuffing


Salads
Couscous salad
Moroccan beetroot salad
Greek pasta salad
Cucumber salad with a mint dressing
Rice salad with apricots and walnuts
Grated carrot with pinenuts & sultanas with an orange dressing
Malaysian Salad
Avocado & Orange Pasta salad
Avocado & Citrus Salad
Watercress & Cheese Salad
Tomato & Peach Salad
Mediterranean Potato Salad


Hot
Duck breasts with a Thai ginger and lemon grass sauce or a cherry sauce
Poached breast of chicken in a wine & Mushroom sauce
Ostrich steaks in either brandy, mushrooms and cream or red wine & shallots
Elizabethan Pork
Hot tarragon Chicken breasts
Tuna steaks with peppers and tomatoes
Rack of Lamb with a yoghurt mint dressing
Fillet of beef with a port and redcurrant sauce
Salmon Coulibiac
Salmon en Croute
Salmon with Rosemary Cream
Roasted Salmon Fillets with a crusted Pecorino & Pesto topping

 


A selection of sweets can be chosen from any of the other menus or from this list:


Brandy snap baskets with fruit and sorbet
Strawberry shortcakes
Lemon tart with fresh clotted cream
White chocolate tarts with forest fruits
Meringue nests

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West Country Caterers - Sarah-Jane Payne.
Stone Cottage, North Road, High Bickington, Umberleigh EX37 9BB
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