Great Holiday Gifts

 

Purchase an e-gift card & give the gift of a meal or a week of meals for

your family or friends. Cards can be purchased at

Chef Paul Catering e-Gift Cards

 

Available with 3 Business Days Notice Throughout December

 

Cookie Tin

Your choice of a dozen each of 2 varieties of cookies from our desserts list below.

This can be delivered to your recipient with a Christmas card for an additional charge.

 

Christmas Dessert Platter

Christmas petit fours, fresh strawberry tarts, fresh kiwi tarts, and mini chocolate eclairs on a disposable wooden platter (24pcs.).  This can be delivered to your recipient with a Christmas card for an additional charge.

 

Individual Box Lunch Style Ham Dinner

Great for Smaller Families or Charitable Giving.

No substitutions-available on December 24th only

Sliced ham with apricot glaze, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans with butter toasted almonds, roasted vegetables with garlic and herbs, dinner roll with honey butter, and slice of red and green layer

cake with buttercream icing.  Ready to heat & eat.

This can be sent to an alternate address if desired.  Just send us an email to let us know where.

$23.00

Ala Carte Christmas Menu

Bite Sized Appetizers

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Cold

 

Caprese Bites

with fresh mozzarella, basil, cherry tomato,

& balsamic vinaigrette

$15.00 dozen

 

Classic Deviled Eggs

garnished with cream cheese rosette & cornichon slice

$13.32 dozen

 

Salami Cones

with cream cheese filling

$10.80 dozen

 

Pineapple Bread Squares

with chicken salad, tarragon, & toasted almonds

$11.76 dozen

Hot

Ready to heat

 

Chicken Piccatta Bites

with lemon butter dip

$12.00 dozen

 

Bacon Wrapped Waterchestnuts

in a brown sugar glaze

$12.24 dozen

 

Mushroom caps

stuffed with crabmeat

$16.92 dozen

 

Bite Size Beef Wellington

$23.52 dozen

Appetizers Trays & Extras

 

Small Charcuterie Box

(8 1/2 x 11)

with sliced meats, gourmet cheeses, fresh fruit and vegetable, dried fruit, roasted nuts, & pickles

$56.00

 

Small Vegetable Box

(8 1/2 x 11)

with broccoli, cauliflower, baby carrots, cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, & spinach dip

$29.48

 

Christmas Cheese Box

with havarti, sundried tomato and basil chevre, brie, and boursin cheeses garnished

with dried fruits & nuts and served with Carr’s crackers

$31.27

 

Freshly Baked Cocktail Rolls

6 for $2.88

 

Pint of Cranberry Relish

$7.80

 

Pint of Turkey Gravy

$5.00

Salads

 

Fresh Spinach Greens

topped with warm bacon berry vinaigrette, sesame seeds, & fried tortilla crisps

$3.90 side salad 

 

Delicate Greens

topped with sliced strawberries, crunchy jicama, & raspberry vinaigrette

$3.59 side salad

Entrées

Minimum 2 Servings for Each Entrée

Sliced Turkey Breast

smothered in gravy

$6.17 serving

 

Sliced Boneless Ham

with apricot glaze

$6.17 serving

 

Walnut Breaded Chicken Breast

with roasted red pepper cream sauce

$6.48 serving

French Toast Casserole

$4.62 serving

6oz. Tenderloin

filet topped with artichoke spinach dip

& parmesan cheese

$20.40 serving

 

Roast Half Duck

with orange glaze over wild rice medley

$23.00 serving

 

Ham & Egg Strata

$3.94 serving

Sides

$2.50 Per Serving Except Where Noted

Savory Sausage, Onion,

& Mushroom Stuffing

(add $.74 serving)

 

Mashed Potatoes

 

Garlic & Herb Roasted Red Potatoes

 

Double Baked Potatoes

(add $.20 serving)

 

Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole

Wild Rice Medley

with dried cherries & scallions in shallot butter

(add $.10 serving)

 

Green Beans

with butter toasted almonds

 

Creamed Spinach

 

Candied Carrots

 

Baked tomatoes

stuffed with parmesan & garlic bread crumbs

Desserts

Baked From Scratch in Our In House Bakery

Pies

Dutch Apple Pie

$15.75

 

Chocolate Pecan Pie

$16.50

 

Cherry Streusel Pie

$12.50

Full Size Desserts

 

Half Size Yule Log

decorated with gum paste Poinsettia

(chocolate cake with Bavarian cream & raspberry filling with chocolate buttercream frosting)

$31.40 serves10

 

11” Eggnog Cheesecake

$49.50

 

6” Red & Green Layer Cake

with buttercream frosting

$24.86

 

Grandma’s Cinnamon Bundt Cake

$23.94

Mini Pastries

available by the half dozen

 

Chocolate Petit Fours

made with flourless chocolate cake

topped with ganache

6 for $8.22

 

Mini Kiwi Tarts

drizzled with white chocolate

6 for $7.14

 

Mini Strawberry Tarts

topped with whip cream & milk chocolate drizzle

6 for $6.84

 

Mini Chocolate Eclairs

6 for $5.40

Cookies

available by the half dozen

 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

6 for $3.48

 

Oatmeal Butterscotch

6 for $3.48

 

Mint Surprise Cookies

6 for $4.20

 

Vanilla Glazed Shortbread Cookies

with red & green swirl

6 for $6.00

 

Candy Cane Cookies

6 for $6.00

Flower Arrangements

 

This year we have partnered with Balmes Flowers in Gurnee to offer the following arrangements to brighten up your table.  Add any of the following for delivery or pickup with the rest of your catering order

Ordering Instructions

 

All Orders Must be Placed No Later Than 6pm on Thursday12/17.

We'll Send Confirmation of Your Order Within 24 Hours   

  1. Calling or Text your order to 847-623-8750.  Please leave a message if we are not in and we will call you back.

  2. Email your order to ginger@freshappetizers.com.

 

All Christmas Eve orders can either be:

  1. Delivered to your home between 11am-4pm on Thursday12/24.  These will be delivered “no contact” to your doorstep in a non-insulated bag which we will set on your porch then ring your doorbell to let you know we have delivered.  Homeowner must be home to receive delivery and refrigerate immediately OR leave a cooler out on the porch with ice packs for us to put your delivery into.  If this option is chosen we will email you a 1 hour delivery window once our routing is complete.  This option is only available for customers who live within 20 miles of our Gurnee location.  We apologize but we cannot take requests for delivery time frames. Delivery Is Free As A Holiday Gift To Our Local Customers. Prior to your delivery we will email an invoice for your event payable online.

  2. Picked Up at our Gurnee location between 9am - 12pm on Thursday 12/24.  Curbside pickup only.  On arrival, text 847-623-8750 with your name and we will bring your order out to you.  Prior to your delivery we will email an invoice for your event payable online.

If you don't receive a confirmation of your order within 72 hours, please give us a call.