Appetisers and Canapes

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Appetiser Menu


Assorted California rolls and Tuna Maki
Mushroom, walnut and goat’s cheese tartlets
Chorizo, onions & red pepper frittata (vegetarian option available)
Roasted beetroot & feta tart
Watermelon, cherry tomato & mozzarella skewers


Peri Peri chicken skewer
Macaroni & cheese croquette
Tempura zucchini flowers stuffed with mozzarella
Spinach, ricotta & chorizo involtinis
Moroccan lamb skewers
Shepherd’s Pie
Cheese & tomato pizzettes, basil pesto
Vegetarian curry puffs
Mushroom & mozzarella arancini
Ricotta & spinach filo triangle
Mini beef, black bean & cheddar burrito (vegetarian option available)
Selection of sausage rolls: beef / pork & fennel / Moroccan vegetables

*Minimum of 30 guests applies to HostCo Appetiser menu


Classic Canapé Menu

Cold Canapés

Smoked Tasmanian salmon and potato blinis, crème fraiche, dill
Peking duck pancake, hoisin and cucumber. (df)
Selection of small rice paper rolls (mix of prawn, duck, chicken, beef or vegetarian)
Chicken liver tartlet, beetroot & port wine jelly
Mini salmon brioche, pickled cucumber, horseradish sauce (df)
Spicy beef tenderloin tartare, parmesan biscuit, watermelon crisp
Crudites garden: Selection of seasonal raw vegetables served with creamy hummus (vegan, gf)

Warm Canapés

Handmade Arancini, aioli (choice of peas, tomato or nutmeg)
Sweet potato and corn empanada, chipotle tomato sauce (v) (df)
Tandoori lamb, baby potato, yogurt
Beer-cheese croquette, pickle mayo
Creamy “Truffled chicken nuggets” 

Substantial Canapés

Corn fed chicken and sage galantine, Jerusalem artichoke puree, watercress (gf)
Braised pork bun, miso glaze, cucumber, wasabi mayo, pickled ginger (df)
Poached saffron prawn, Marie Rose sauce, avocado, lettuce (gf, df)
Handmade potato gnocchi, parmesan, oyster mushrooms, pea tendrils (gf) (v) 

Dessert Canapés

Handmade chocolate truffles (gf)
Fresh passionfruit teacakes
Tiramisu flavoured tartlets
Caramel, apple or apricot mini donuts balls
Selection of macaroons with fruit jelly centre (gf)
Strawberry Madeleines, lemon curd
Assorted mini Caroline eclairs


Contemporary Canapé Menu

Cold Canapés

Torched Canadian scallop, daikon raddish, shizo garlic dressing, mandarin (gf) (df)
Cured ocean trout, avocado, puffed rice (gf, df)
Slow cooked “Grainge” beef striploin, green onion oil, black garlic puree, prawn crackers (gf)
Goat curd & beetroot marshmallow (gf)
Swordfish yuzu ceviche with finger limes served in cones (df)
Spanner crab meat, lychee foam, marinated apple, crispy seaweed (df, gf)

Warm Canapés

Pork and native lemon myrtle cigars, mandarin mayo (df)
Prawn corn dog, green ketchup
Kale and spinach flan, ratatouille, manchego (v, gf)
Kentucky fried quails, pickled watermelon rind, creamy buttermilk
Mini sliders, karagee soy-chicken, wasabi mayo

Substantial Canapés

Slow cooked octopus, caponata, fried capers, basil
Peri-peri chicken mini burgers, aioli and avocado
Wagyu beef brisket, mini baguette, Swiss cheese, cornichons, Dijon mustard
Slow cooked egg, parmesan froth and prosciutto ham

Dessert Canapés

Seasonal fruit jelly, coulis and their crisps (gf) (df)
“Eton mess”: our interpretation served in glasses
Mini sweet brioche burger
Creamy chocolate ganache, coconut crumbs and red sorrel.
Smores in a jar: Marshmallow, chocolate praline crumble
Mini rum brioche, Chantilly and red berries

Planning an event?

HostCo can cater to all types of events and have menus to match. If you would like a menu to make your event truly memorable, call our friendly team in Sydney on +61 2 9563 6245, or contact us.