Appetizers and Starters
A collection of imported meats and cheeses from our world-famous Deli, including Italian salamis, asparagus wrapped with prosciutto-style ham, Parmigiano Reggiano, fresh mozzarella, aged provolone, marinated olives, roasted peppers, marinated artichoke hearts, cherry tomatoes and roasted eggplant. Served with sliced Zingerman’s Bakehouse baguette and Paesano bread.
A selection of our favorites: Two types of savory Italian-style salami with brown mustard, imported olives, aged gouda cheese, soft double-cream cheese, Edward’s salted peanuts, housemade hummus, sliced Zingerman’s Bakehouse baguette and bagel chips. For a sweet finish we include an assortment of Bakehouse brownies.
Asparagus roasted with sea salt and Tellicherry black pepper, wrapped in imported prosciutto style ham and served with slices of Zingerman’s Bakehouse baguette.
Portobello mushrooms, roasted eggplant, piquillo peppers, marinated olives, marinated artichoke hearts, roasted asparagus, oven-dried tomatoes, roasted onions, housemade hummus and roasted red pepper dip.
A new twist on the strolling appetizer, we fill paper cones with Italian meat and cheese and add a salty olive or cornichon pickle. We have a stunning red Berkel prosciutto slicer and can provide staff to slice prosciutto tableside for an additional fee.
- Pintxo de Sardina Picante – spicy sardines, cherry tomato, pickled guindilla pepper on bite sized toast
- Pintxo Chomin – smoked salmon, hard boiled egg, shrimp and anchovy on bite sized toast
- Piquillo Pepper – stuffed with tuna and caper salad
- Marcona Almonds – with membrillo and slices of Manchego
- Spanish Tuna – avocado, hard boiled egg, caper and shoots on bite sized toast
Classic Jewish potato pancakes, a staple at the Deli since 1982. Served with applesauce and sour cream.
Half of a fresh jalapeño filled with Zingerman’s Creamery cream cheese and Vermont cheddar and roasted to bubbly perfection. Also available with bacon.
Made with beef and pork, served in our housemade tomato sauce, topped with Parmigiano Reggiano cheese.
Choice of zesty BBQ chicken, cuban pork or hand-pulled BBQ beef brisket. Served with Zingerman’s Bakehouse mini brioche rolls. Available with Zingerman’s Creamery Pimento Cheese and tomato for a vegetarian option.
A trio of housemade Mediterranean dips: hummus, feta spread with marash pepper and olive tapenade. Served with bagel chips and slices of Zingerman’s Bakehouse Paesano bread.
Zingerman’s Creamery’s version of a Southern classic using award-winning cheddar. Served with slices of Zingerman’s Bakehouse rye bread and fresh celery sticks.
Hot Hors D'oeuvres
Dates filled with a combination of Faribault blue cheese and Zingerman’s Creamery cream cheese wrapped in Nueske’s applewood smoked bacon.
Fresh lump crab, Zingerman’s Creamery cream cheese, red bell pepper, scallion and spices in a bite-sized pastry puff.
Puff pastry dough surrounding your choice of the following fillings: Feta and Caramelized Onion, Stuffed Mushroom and Spinach, Italian Basil, or Pepperoni Pizza.
Cold Hors D'oeuvres
Hand-pulled mozzarella layered with prosciutto-style ham or pesto and oven-dried tomatoes, sliced to create spirals. Served with slices of Zingerman’s Bakehouse baguette.
Slices of Zingerman’s Bakehouse baguette grilled with olive oil and garlic. Includes three toppings: Italian pesto, tomato and basil, and sauteed mushroom with a hint of truffle oil.
Juicy, red grapes are enveloped in a combination of Faribault Blue cheese and Zingerman’s Creamery cream cheese then rolled in sugared pecans.
As beautiful as they are tasty! We offer: Pesto, Traditional, Spanish Paprika or Beet deviled eggs, served in halves.
Hand-selected by our cheesemonger from the best cheeses of the season and your personal tastes, this is a one of a kind assortment unique to your event.
Four of our tried and true cheese counter favorites: Cabot Clothbound Cheddar, Faribault Blue Cheese, Green Hill double-cream cheese and Marieke’s Gouda.
- Grilled Rosemary Shrimp with marinated artichoke hearts
- Bacon Wrapped Shrimp with Japanese tare sauce
- Tamari Marinated Flank Steak with portobello mushrooms
- Marinated Chicken with spicy peanut and ginger sauce
- Portobello mushrooms, zucchini and red onion grilled with olive oil & sea salt
- Caprese with hand-pulled fresh mozzarella
- Antipasto with hand-pulled fresh mozzarella, salami, marinated artichoke hearts and cherry tomato, drizzled with olive oil and balsamic vinegar
- Fresh pineapple, strawberry and melon with a mint leaf