Tuna and Avocado Crostini | Catered by Made By Meg

Every event we cater becomes an experience for both our clients and ourselves. We want you to host a cocktail reception that is talked about long after the last drink has been poured at your wedding, corporate party or holiday event. We also want to ensure that your cocktail reception is full of immaculate food and great service, which is why we are always attentive to your specific wants and needs.

Here at Made By Meg, we want your event to be everything you have ever dreamed of with a menu that is sure to satisfy the taste buds of every single one of your guests.

How We Make Your Cocktail Reception Stunning

Made by Meg provides exceptional cocktail reception catering services for events throughout Los Angeles and Orange County, including Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Marina Del Rey, Bel Air and Long Beach. Our cocktail catering services include a beautiful menu design, caring and attentive staff, and varying styles that will accommodate any type of cocktail reception.

Just imagine a cocktail reception where your guests arrive to a beautiful California venue with incredibly delicious aromas welcoming them and a smiling staff ready to serve these delectable treats. Our food for your cocktail reception aims to be delicious and memorable, yet manageable enough so that you are only focused on enjoying your cocktail reception. We want to minimize the mess by offering the appropriate portions and keeping our servers out of the way for a beautiful and stress-free cocktail reception that you’ll love.

Here are a Few of Our Favorite Hors d’Oeuvres:

Hot Hors d’Oeuvres:

  • Spicy Sticky Honey Baby Back Ribs, with Shaved Fennel, Basil Cilantro Salad
  • Bacon Wrapped Shishito Peppers Stuffed with Manchego Cheese
  • Lamb Sliders with Feta, Caramelized Onions & Harissa Aioli on Brioche Buns
  • Creamy Goat Cheese Fried Polenta Boxes with Fresh Cherries, Marcona Almonds & Meyer Lemon Zest
  • Mini SirloinSliders with Aged White Cheddar, Caramelized Onions & Garlic Aioli
  • Grilled Parmesan Polenta Squares with Wild Mushroom Rosemary Ragu
  • Fennel Glazed Duck with Grappa Cherries & Polenta
  • Brie & White Chocolate Pillows (Made by Meg Original & Fan Favorite!)
  • Seared Duck Breast on Wild Mushroom Risotto
  • Sweet Potato Fries with Honey Chipotle Aioli
  • Prosciutto, Sweet Mustard, & Parmesan Puff Pastry Pinwheels
  • Basil-Crusted Filet Mignon with Shallot Marmalade

Cold Hors d’Oeuvres:

  • Cold Grilled Beef with Crunchy Asian Matchstick Salad with Honey Spice Vinaigrette
  • Sushi Grade Seared Ahi Tuna with Asian Guacamole & Wasabi Crème Fraiche on Hand Fried Wontons
  • Brioche Bun Maine Lobstah Roll
  • Beef Tenderloin Carpaccio on Crostini, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Reduced Balsamic, Parmesan & Truffle Salt
  • California Bruschetta with Cherry Tomato Relish, fresh Basil & House Toasted Crostini
  • Alaskan Salmon Confit with Wasabi Creme Fraiche on Crispy Potato
  • Chinese Chicken Salad with Sesame Dressing in Mini Take-out Boxes with Chop Sticks

Soup Shooters:

  • Spiced Acorn Squash Soup with Nutmeg Crème Fraiche & Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
  • Twice Baked Potato Soup Shooters with Crispy Bacon & Scallion Garnish
  • California Tomato Bisque Shooter & Micro Basil Garnish

Check out the full cocktail reception menu here.

How We Make Your Cocktail Reception Absolutely Perfect

Our clients are not just another business relationship – we become involved in every detail of your cocktail reception to ensure a seamless and stress-free event for you and all of your guests. We meet with you to help you select the perfect Hors d’oeuvres menu for your cocktail reception. Additionally, we make sure that every single item is perfect before it is served to you and your guests. No matter what your event theme is, we can ensure the menu will match the class and elegance you are dreaming of for your event.

Feel free to contact us to set up a cocktail reception consultation to discuss your menu. As your premier Los Angeles cocktail reception caterer, we look forward to helping make your reception absolutely perfect and delicious! Be sure to check our press and media page for photos of events we have catered. We look forward to making your next cocktail reception a huge hit with your guests. Call us at (310) 376-8600 with any questions.

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Servicing Los Angeles and Orange counties including but not limited to Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica, Hollywood, Marina del Rey, Bel Air, and Long Beach.


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