Appetisers and Canapes

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Appetiser Menu


Open oysters served with lemon (gf, df)
Assorted maki rolls (gf, df)
Grilled veg frittata, tomato chipotle (gf)
Caprese skewers (gf, v)


Assorted spring roll
Spinach and ricotta pastizzi
Mini pizzettes
Salt and pepper squid, creamy aioli (df)
Seafood quesadilla, lime chipotle
Cajun seafood quesadilla
Prawn wrapper
Macaroni and cheese croquette
Beef rendang curry puffs
Malay chicken curry puffs
Mini vegetarian curry puffs (v)
Chili corn carne empanada
Moroccan lamb skewers (gf)
Tandoori chicken skewers (gf)
Handmade Sausage rolls served with chipotle tomato:
- Pork and fennel seeds
- Cauliflower and Lentils (v)
- Lamb and Harissa


Apple pie pillow
Cheesecake pillow

*Minimum of 30 guests applies to HostCo Appetiser menu


Classic Canapé Menu

Cold Canapés

Smoked tasmanian salmon, potato blinis, dill
Black brioche mini sandwiches, creamy spanner crab meat, pickled cucumber
Peking duck pancake, hoisin and cucumber (df)
Hervey bay scallop, chilli coconut jam
Spicy beef tenderloin tartare, parmesan biscuit, tomato crisp
Crudités garden with a selection of seasonal raw vegetables served with creamy hummus (gf, vegan)
Ham hock terrine, pea puree, brioche
Pickled cucumber, trout caviar, feta and lemon myrtle crisp
Kale and baby spinach custard, avocado cream, smoked cherry tomato (gf)

Warm Canapés

House made arancini:
- Pumpkin and fennel seeds (v)
- Truffle, confit garlic and truffled pecorino (v)
- Beef cheek caponata
Pumpkin and mascarpone soup, duck floss (gf)
Tandoori lamb, baby potato, yogurt (gf)
Gougere, comte cheese and truffle béchamel
Camembert and onion tartlet, white anchovies
Pancetta and tarragon pea tart, heirloom tomato
Wellington beef brisket tartlet
Ricotta and porcini cigars (v)

Substantial Canapés

Chicken breast saltimbocca, celeriac puree, watercress (gf)
Braised pork bun, miso glaze, cucumber, pickled ginger (df)
Poached saffron prawn marie-rose sauce, avocado, lettuce (gf, df, subject to seasonality)
Handmade potato gnocchi, parmesan, wild mushrooms, pea tendrils (gf, v)

Dessert Canapés

Tempura mini mars bar
Handmade chocolate truffles (gf)
Mini chocolate donuts
Selection of macaroons with fruit jelly centre (gf)
Raspberry madeleines, citrus curd
Assorted mini caroline éclairs
Chocolate and dried fruit pastilla
Ice cream burgers


Contemporary Canapé Menu

Cold Canapés

Cured ocean trout, avocado, puffed rice (gf, df)
Slow cooked Grainge beef striploin, green onion oil, black garlic puree, prawn crackers (gf)
Balsamic glaze & beetroot marshmallow (gf, df, v)
Swordfish yuzu ceviche with finger limes served in cones (df)
Smoked cherry bocconcini, watermelon, balsamic onion on pipette (gf, df)
Bloody mary shot with tomato gazpacho, vodka jelly and cucumber sago pearls (gf, vegan)
Baked butternut squash and scallop tartlet

Warm Canapés

Pork and native lemon myrtle cigars, mandarin mayo (df)
Prawn corn dog, green ketchup
Prosciutto and banana skewers, avocado puree
Kentucky fried quails, pickled watermelon rind, creamy buttermilk
Wattle seed crusted kangaroo loin, orange, macadamia shavings
Korean fried chicken, kimchi pancake, pickled carrot gel

Substantial Canapés

Slow cooked octopus, caponata, fried capers, basil (gf)
Peri-peri chicken mini burgers, aioli and avocado
Beef brisket banh mi, pickled veg, chilli mayo
Ox tongue, soba salad, sesame dressing

Dessert Canapés

Seasonal fruit jelly, coulis and crispy fruit crisps (gf, df)
House made eton mess served in a glass
Smores in a jar with marshmallow, chocolate praline, crumble
Mini rum brioche, chantilly and red berries
Baby apple dipped in spiced marshmallow
Tiramisu flavoured tartlets, coffee jelly

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.