Hors D’ Oeuvres

Seafood

Smoked Salmon - warm chive blinis - homemade crème fraiche - caviar

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Black and Blue Ahi Tuna - rice crackers, fresh wasabi salsa

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Shrimp Tempura on Sticks with a Thai sweet chili dipping sauce 

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Salmon Tartare Cornets, “Claridges Recipe” - sesame tuile cone, salmon caviar, dill

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French Laundry Sashimi Tuna Cornets - Thomas Keller Recipe 

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Basil-Panko Crusted Kumamoto Oysters in the Shell – lemon-chive aïoli 

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Spicy Tuna and Crispy Rice - sesame seasoned, crispy rice, lemongrass glaze, crisp leeks 

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Crispy Maine Lobster Spring Rolls - Asian sweet n’ spicy dip

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Lump Crab Cake - jumbo lump crab, lime zest, artichoke leaves & Osetra aïoli

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Spicy Tuna Crunch - sesame seasoned ahi tuna -Sriracha citrus emulsion-wasabi caviar

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Miso Seared Scallops in the Shell – Osetra caviar crema-mini forks

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Mini Maine Lobster Cream Puffs - marscarpone, macadamias, lemon & tarragon

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Lobster Bisque Shots Glasses - Spanish Sherry, mini lobster tail brochettes – mini straw

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Ahi Tuna Tartare - Master Chef Jonathan Waxman recipe, rice crackers with wasabi aïoli

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Crispy Wasabi Crusted Ahi Tuna Skewers - with a citrus dipping sauce

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Shrimp Cocktail Skewers - apricot-ginger horseradish dip with live fish

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Oysters Rockefellers – apple bacon, organic spinach, Reggiano, hollandaise

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Kumamoto Oysters – on ice pedestals, mignonette, cocktail, horseradish crème fraiche

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Cajun Popcorn “Crawfish” – spicy beer batter, Remoulade sauce-mini forks

Meats

Waygu Tenderloin Skewers - bordelaise sauce (meat swords)

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Mini Beef Wellingtons - foie gras, sliced black truffles, delicate pastry

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Bite Size Savory Croissants Stuffed - with truffle chicken liver mousse & Cognac 

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Mini Thai BBQ Baby Back Ribs - one inch fingers, Frenched, paper chef hat handles

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Colorado Elk Tenderloin Skewers - rosemary dipping sauce

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Golden Foie Gras Nuggets - foie gras “Torchon” raspberry chutney

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Colorado Lamb Pops - pomegranate dipping sauce & candied mint

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French Dip - silver dollar size shaved roast beef, baguette, creamy horseradish, skewer

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Slider / One-Biter - crisp pickle, Vermont cheddar, skewer (Kobe/Wagyu beef options)

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Croque Monsieur - toasted brioche, prosciutto, gruyére, blackberry jam

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Pork Tender Belly Bun - braised pork belly, plum sauce, spicy pickles and scallions

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Reuben Tower - classic corn beef, sauerkraut & Swiss cheese in puff pastry w/ thousand island dressing

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Colorado Buffalo Cocktail Meatballs - peach-chipotle BBQ sauce

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Pigs n Blanket Pops - spicy smoked sausage, puff pastry, whole grain mustard dip


Poultry

Crispy Christmas Goose - bite-size waffles - maple-blueberries-mint

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Duck Confit Steamed Fluffy Buns - crispy duck, plum sauce, cherries, scallions

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Indonesian Style Chicken Satay with a Sriracha-peanut-coconut milk dipping sauce

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Grand Marnier Long Island Duckling A la Orange on skewers

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Coconut Cashew Chicken Lettuce Wraps - Bibb lettuce cups, Thai red curry - scallions

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Crispy Thai Chicken Spring Rolls - Asian BBQ dipping sauce Mini Crispy Duck Tacos - mango chutney - Serrano chili-cilantro

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Mediterranean Free Range Nuggets - Rosemary, Lemon-panko aïoli

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Duck Galantine - red currents-Port wine- mini forks


Vegetarian

Mini Gougéres French Brie cheese puffs

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Mini Red Curry Vegetable Spring Rolls - sweet Thai chili Asian dipping sauce

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Tartelette Pissaladiére - mini French caramelized sweet onion tarts

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One-Biter-Slider - garden burger, crisp pickle, Vermont cheddar, skewer

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Champignons-Artichaut Beignet - criminis-artichoke crisp beer batter, lemon aïoli

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Mini Brie and Cranberry Quiches - homemade crème fraiche

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Mini White Truffle-Risotto Balls panko, Reggiano-Parmigiano - mini forks

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Tuscan White Truffle Duxelle Stuffed Criminis - shallots-chives-crème fraiche

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Crisp Parmesan Chips - house kalamata tapenade-mango ketchup-flat parsley

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Dolmas - grape leaves, rice, lemon & mint on mini forks

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Wild Mushroom & Black Truffle Velouté Shots - Cognac and mini straws

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Local Avalanche Goat Cheese Profiteroles - strawberry-jalapeno jam- mini forks

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Goat Cheese Puff Lollipops - habanero raspberry compote


Caviar

Warm Chive Blinis - homemade Crème Fraiche - caviar of choice

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Potatoes Skins and Caviar - roasted purple potatoes, whipped potatoes, caviar, chives

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House Potato Chips - caviar of choice

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Mini Crispy Crepes - house crème fraiche, red onion-chives

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Caviar "Pommes de Terre" - whipped cream cheese, red onion & chives

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Mini Yukon Potato Soufflé Cakes- crème fraiche & your favorite caviar

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Asian Spoon Classic Service - potato, chive, red onion crème fraiche & caviar / spoon

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Carved Ice Caviar Displays - consult your chef for custom design

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Caviars: Hackleback, American Sturgeon, Servuga, Siberian Sturgeon, Imperial Osetra, Beluga, Golden Russian Karat Osetra, Golden Keluga & Triple OOO

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Bravo Fine Catering was founded by Aspen’s long time celebrity chef, Jimmy Nadell. Chef Nadell takes tremendous pride in providing excellence in culinary arts serving the Roaring Fork Valley since 1986. Bravo’s proficient and highly talented team of celebrated chefs and party coordinators will ensure that each event is uniquely arranged with our signature presentations. From carved ice oyster bars to LED light-illuminated sushi towers with live swimming fish to flaming desserts, each event orchestrated by Chef Nadell is an extraordinary culinary experience.

Chef Nadell is the founder and CEO of the United States Chef Association, an educational chef membership association offering chefs several levels of accredited certifications.

Chef Nadell has recruited the finest accomplished chefs from throughout the United States, Europe and Asia, which are assigned to hundreds of Aspen families annually. Chef Nadell is a two time Gold Medal award recipient for his life long dedication to international gastronomy. 

Thank you for your event consideration.

Chef Jimmy Nadell
Bravo Fine Catering, President & CEO
"Jimmy’s the BEST!"
~ Bill and Carolyn Powers, Aspen, CO
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