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Sweet and Sour Ground Lamb Dumplings

Duck Fat Fries with Duck Confit & Kimchi

Lomi-lomi in a Yuzu Ponzu Sauce

Spicy Feta Dip

Thai Lemongrass Coconut Clams

Beef, Onion & Potato Empanadas with Chimichurri Sauce

Jalapeño Egg Rolls with Huckleberry Syrup

Baked Fiery Sichuan Peppercorn Chicken wings with Avocado Ranch

Seasoned Garlic Crab Fries with Aioli

Mushroom and Spinach Quesadillas with a Parmesan Crust

Spicy Shrimp-Salad Stuffed Baked Avocados

Caramelized Onion Pho Dip

Homemade Crunch Wrap Supreme

Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Dip

Baked Lemon Black Pepper Chicken Wings

Potato and Cheese Pierogi

Garlic Cheddar Monkey Bread

Heirloom Tomato Galette with Caramelized Onions & Ricotta Cheese

Heirloom Tomato, Avocado & Burrata Tartines

Chicken Flautas with Mushroom & Roasted Corn

Baked Spicy Salmon Hand Rolls

Bagna Cauda Crudité Platter

Whipped Spiced Ricotta Toast

Braised Oxtail Arepas with Avocado and Black Beans

Oysters Rockefeller

Antipasto Platter

Green Olive Tapenade


Mini Bougie Latkes

Korean Braised Pork and Kimchi Quesadilla

The Host with the Most: Holiday Inspired Cheese Board

Charred Octopus with Warm White Bean and Tomato Salad and Guanciale Vinaigrette

Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

French Onion Soup Bites

Crostini with Ricotta, Figs & Balsamic

Jumbo BBQ Meatballs with Queso & Fritos

Heirloom Tomato, Prosciutto & Burrata with Garlic-Basil Oil & Grilled Bread

Hot Mexican Spinach Dip

Brown Butter Scallops with Watermelon, Heirloom Tomato, Pickled Shallots & Serrano

Yellowtail Sashimi with Serrano & Ponzu

Garlic Soy Edamame

Lemon Garlic Hummus

Sun Dried Tomato Hummus

Whipped Feta Dip

Cherry Tomato "Naked Bruchetta" Crostini

Clams in White Wine Sauce with Serrano Garlic Butter and Grilled Bread

Cheesy Garlic Parmesan Popcorn

Fresh Asian Chopped Salad Shrimp Spring Rolls

Classic Buffalo Wings with Homemade Buttermilk Blue Cheese Sauce

Cheesy Game Day Potato Skins

Scallion Pancakes

Chili Loaded Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked Apple, Blue Cheese and Chorizo Crostini

Chickpea Fritters with Garlic Smoked Paprika Aioli

Baked Brie with Honey

Aged Cheddar Fondue with Roasted Vegetables

Spicy Sichuan Wontons with Chili Sauce

Quesorizo (Chorizo Queso) 

Salmon Cakes with Chive Yogurt Sauce

Loaded Three-Cheese Chicken Nachos

Pimento Cheese Ball

Pulled Pork Quesadilla with Hatch Peppers and Chipotle BBQ Sauce

Thai Crab Cakes with Mango Chutney and Apple Slaw

Pan-Fried Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken Wings

Crab Dip in a Bread Bowl

Steak & Boursin Cheese Crostini

Crab & Yuzu Guacamole

Lobster & Cheddar Gougères

Spicy Hummus with Roasted Chickpeas

Rosemary White Bean Dip

Parmesan Ranch Party Mix

Burrata & Prosciutto Plate

Fried Chicken and Waffle Wings with Bourbon Maple Syrup

Ahi Tuna Wonton Nachos with Wasabi Mayo

Sweet Potato Flautas with Pomegranate & Pumpkin Seeds

Crispy Rice Topped with Spicy Tuna

Sweet Chili WIngs


Pico de Gallo



Shrimp Scampi Toasts

Maryland Style Crab Cakes

Pork Potstickers