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Mouthwatering Hors D'oeuvres and Appetizers

We believe that every event is unique and we work with you to create the perfect menu to fit your tastes, occasion, and budget. Our professional chefs in Washington, DC, offer a vast array of appetizers and cuisines from more than five different countries of the world. Choose from our menus below and let us know what you would like for your next event. Bon Vivant Catering requires a minimum of thirty people for our hors d'oeuvres buffet or waiter services, without ordering a lunch or dinner option with it.


Bruschettas Sliced and Toasted French Baguettes With an Assortment of Toppings
Tapenade With Quail Egg, Tomatoes, Black Olives, and Anchovies
Chicken Liver Pate  
Cannellini Beans With Cucumber and Black Olives
Roasted Peppers With Garlic, Capers, and More
Courgette Savory Zucchini Fritters and Vegetable Tempura
Fried Rice Balls Stuffed With Mozzarella
Blinis Mini Pancakes With Mushrooms and Creme Fraiche
Empenadillas Mini Puffs With Spinach and Raisins
Grilled Polenta With Italian Gorgonzola Cheese
Cherry Tomatoes Stuffed With Pesto
Fresh Mozzarella Marinated in Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Served on Toothpicks, With Cherry Tomatoes and Basil
Belgian Endive Leaves With Fresh Italian Gorgonzola Cheese and Chives
Assortment of Quiches Phylo Dough Triangles With Spinach and Cheese
Pastry Puffs Stuffed With Fontina Cheese
Vegetable Platter With Dip
Cheese Platter With Fresh Fruits and Crackers


Toasted Brioche Served With Imported Smoked Salmon Tartar
Freshly-Sliced Cucumbers Served With Seared Yellowfin Tuna
Deviled Eggs  With Crab Meat Paste
Mini Crab Cakes
Blinis Mini Pancakes With Caviar and Sour Cream
Smoked Salmon Capers and Mascarpone Cheese
Roasted Shrimp Wrapped With Thin-Sliced Pancetta


Bresaola Cigars Thin-Sliced, Air-Dried Beef, Stuffed With Aged Goat Cheese and Raisins
Roasted Spicy and Sweet Chorizo Sausage Served on Toothpicks With Balsamic Vinegar Reduction
Small Mushrooms Cups Stuffed and Baked With Sausage
Mini Sausage Rolls
Cold Cut Platter With Thinly-Sliced Parma Ham, Mortadella, Hunter-Style Salamino, and Marinated Olives
Skewers With Chicken, Beef, Pork, or Lamb
Sausage Dish


Classic Caesar Salad N/A
Green Salad of Mixed Lettuce With Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Balsamic Vinegar Dressing
Baby Arugula Salad Cherry Tomatoes, Shaved Parmesan Cheese, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, and Lemon Dressing
Tri-color Salad Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese, Sliced Tomatoes, Basil, and Balsamic Vinegar Reduction
Panzanella Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Black Olives, Red Onions, Tuna, and Bread That's Been Soaked in White Vinegar


Appetizers on a Table
Corn Soup Contains Cream and Served Chilled or Hot With Pan-Seared Scallops
Baby Carrots and Fennel Soup Contains Cream and Served With Chanterelle and Tortellini Broth
Grilled Vegetable Terrine With Mixed Greens
Courgette Zucchini Fritters With Chili Jam
Baked Portobello Mushrooms Topped With Italian Gorgonzola Cheese
Baked Aubergine Eggplant and Smoked Mozzarella Rolls
Roasted Peppers With Garlic, Capers, Anchovies, and Served on a Bed of Baby Spinach
Crab Cakes Smoked Salmon, With Shaved Fennel Salad and a Lemon, Dill, and Caper Dressing With Tartar Sauce and Mixed Greens
Prosciutto Parma Ham With Cantaloupe Melon
Bresaola Thin-Sliced, Air-Dried Beef With Arugula Salad and a Lemon Olive Oil Dressing