San Diego Catering by Bekker's Catering

Appetizers

Looking for light snacks for a cocktail party? Or heavy Appetizers to create a full meal? Here are a few suggested appetizer combinations, or we can custom design a menu just for you!

All items noted: (GF) – Gluten Free / (Veg) - Vegetarian / (V) - Vegan

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  • Charcuterie

    Hors D'Oeuvres To Impress

    Elegant Charcuterie Display Station Artisan Meats and Cheeses, Fresh Grapes, Strawberries, Dried Figs, Dates, Apricots, Assorted Nuts, Local Honeycomb, Housemade Preserves, Artisan Sliced Baguettes, Crackers, Crisps

    Carving Station Brioche Buns
        Prime Rib Au Jus Horseradish Sauce (GF)
        European Baked Ham Dijon Mayo (GF)

    Ahi Poke Yellowfin Tuna, Soy Sauce, Green Onion, Sesame Seeds, Wonton Crisp, Sriracha Aioli Sauce

    Bacon Wrapped Scallops (GF)

    Bruschetta Sliced Baguettes, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil, Parmesan Cheese (Veg) (V upon request)

    Luscious Desserts (Veg) Flavored Cheesecake Slices, Petite Fours, Chewy Dessert Bars (Meltaway, Chocolate Raspberry, Lemon, Pecan Crunch) Cream Puffs, Mini Eclairs

    ($1799.00 min for 40 Guests + $29.99 per person over 40)

    Bruschetta
  • Beach

    Elegant Charcuterie Display Station Artisan Meats and Cheeses, Fresh Grapes, Strawberries, Dried Figs, Dates, Apricots, Assorted Nuts, Local Honeycomb, Housemade Preserves, Artisan Sliced Baguettes, Crackers, Crisps

    Coconut Shrimp Sweet Chili Sauce

    Avocado Toast Artisan Baguette, Avocado, Greens, Feta (Veg)

    California Rolls Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger (GF)

    Bacon Wrapped Dates Jumbo Dates, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Bacon (GF)

    Watermelon, Feta and Fresh Mint Kabobs Balsamic Drizzle (GF) (Veg)

    ($1250.00 min for 40 Guests + $20.99 per person over 40)

    Bacon Wrapped Dates
  • La Paz

    Nacho Bar Tortilla Chips, Nacho Cheese, Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Jalapenos (GF) (Veg)

    Mini Blackened Garlic Shrimp and Grilled Pineapple Kabobs

    Southwestern Spring Rolls Chicken, Black Beans, Corn, Spinach, Cheese, Jalapeno

    Quesadilla Station Flour Tortillas, Mexican Cheese Blend, Sour Cream, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Hot Sauces, Freshly Grilled onsite (Veg)
        add Pollo Asado - $1.50pp
        add Carne Asada - $3.00pp

    Mini Carnitas Street Tacos Seasoned Pork, Cilantro Lime Crema, Pickled Red Onion, Hot Flour Tortilla (GF)

    ($1099.00 min for 40 Guests + $17.99 per person over 40)

  • Crispy Asparagus in Phyllo

    Fantastic Finger Food

    Carving Station (GF) Herb Encrusted Tri Tip Au Jus, Brioche Buns, Horseradish, Dijon Mayo

    Fresh Vegetable Tray (GF) Red Pepper Hummus (GF) (V) Ranch Dip

    Elegant Fresh Fruit Display
    Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Grapes, Strawberries, Apples, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, built into an all edible work of art!

    Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms (GF) (Veg)

    Mini Teriyaki Chicken Skewers

    Mini Caprese Skewers (GF) (Veg) Fresh Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, Basil, Balsamic Drizzle

    ($1199.00 min for 40 Guests + $19.99 per person over 40)

    Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms
  • A Day in Greece

    Fresh Fruit Display (GF) (V)
    Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Grapes, Strawberries, Apples, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, built into an all edible work of art!
        add Chocolate Fondue - $1.00pp

    Lamb Chop Pops (GF) Grilled to perfection, Tzatziki Dip

    Crispy Asparagus in Phyllo (Veg)

    Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms (GF) (Veg)

    Dolmas Grape Leaves stuffed with Rice (GF) (V)

    Hummus (GF) (V) and Pita Bread (V)

    ($1050.00 min for 40 Guests + $16.99 per person over 40)

    Hummus and Pita Bread
  • Tropical Dream

    Mini Chicken Teriyaki Skewers

    Mini Blackened Garlic Shrimp and Grilled Pineapple Kabobs (GF)

    Pork Potstickers

    Ahi Poke Yellowfin Tuna, Soy Sauce, Green Onion, Sesame Seeds, Wonton Crisp, Sriracha Aioli Sauce

    Bacon Wrapped Dates (GF) Jumbo Dates, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Wrapped in Bacon

    Tropical Fruit Kabobs (GF) (V) Pineapple, Strawberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Mango Glaze

    ($999.00 min for 40 Guests + $15.99 per person over 40)

    Ahi Poke
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's

    French Toast Sticks Maple Syrup (Veg)

    Charcuterie Skewers Manchego Cheese, Artisan Salami, Dried Apricots, Balsamic Drizzle (GF)

    Bacon Wrapped Dates Jumbo Dates, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Bacon (GF)

    Petite Quiche Spinach and Cheese (Veg) and Spinach and Bacon

    Potato Pancake Bites (GF) (V) Traditional Applesauce, Fried onsite

    Brie en Croute Raspberry Filling, Gourmet Crackers and Baguettes

    Mini Fruit Kabobs Strawberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Raspberry Glaze, Fresh Mint (GF) (V)

    ($999.00 min for 40 Guests + $15.99 per person over 40)

    Petite Quiche
  • Blissful Bites

    Colorful Fruit Tray Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Grapes, Strawberries

    Nacho Bar Tortilla Chips, Nacho Cheese, Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Jalapenos (GF) (Veg)

    BBQ Sliders Shredded BBQ Beef, Texas Style BBQ Sauce, Brioche Bun

    Charcuterie Skewers (GF) Manchego Cheese, Artisan Salami, Dried Apricots, Balsamic Drizzle

    Hummus (GF) (V) and Pita Bread (V)

    ($799.00 min for 40 Guests + $12.99 per person over 40)

  • Classy Appetizers

    Fruit & Cheese Grazing Station Sharp Cheddar, Gouda, Havarti, Muenster, Brie, Herbed Cheese Spread, Gourmet Crackers, Baguettes, Strawberries, Grapes, Dried Cranberries

    Cocktail Meatballs in Rustic Wine Sauce

    Mini Chicken Teriyaki Skewers

    Bacon Wrapped Dates (GF) Jumbo Dates, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Wrapped in Bacon

    ($750.00 min for 40 Guests + $11.99 per person over 40)

    Cocktail Meatballs
  • Ballpark Snacks

    Burger Sliders Beef Patty, Brioche Bun, Sharp Cheddar, Tomato, Shallot, Aioli Mayonnaise

    Andouille Sausage Bites Smoked Paprika Remoulade (GF)

    Fried Mac and Cheese Bites Ranch Dip (Veg)

    Chips, Fresh Salsa, Homemade Guacamole (GF) (Veg) (V upon request)

    ($699.00 min for 40 Guests + $10.99 per person over 40)

    Tortilla Chips and Salsa
  • Simple Starters

    Mini Fruit Kabobs Strawberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Raspberry Glaze, Mint (GF) (V)

    Petite Quiche Spinach and Cheese (Veg) and Spinach and Bacon

    Cocktail Meatballs in BBQ Sauce

    Bruschetta Sliced Baguettes, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil, Parmesan Cheese (Veg) (V upon request)

    Parmesan Artichoke Dip (GF) Sliced Baguettes, Gourmet Crackers

    Hummus (GF) (V) and Pita Bread (V)

    ($650.00 min for 40 Guests + $9.99 per person over 40)

  • Create your own Appetizer Menu

    from selections below

    ($650.00 min for 40 Guests + $10.00 per person over 40)

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A la Carte Appetizer Selections

Prices are per person, per item. (Please see minimums for each section.)

Minimum of $5.00 per person of items below in addition to a full menu for 100 guests or more, to add an appetizer hour.

($300.00 min for 40 Guests + $5.00 per person over 40)

  • Basic Appetizers

    ($105.00 min for 40 Guests + $1.75 per person over 40)

    Tortilla Chips and Fresh Salsa (GF) (V)

    Hummus (GF) (V) and Pita Bread (V)

    Bruschetta Sliced Baguettes, Sundried Tomatoes, Basil, Parmesan Cheese (Veg) (V upon request)

    Mini Caprese Skewers (GF) (Veg) Fresh Mozzarella, Grape Tomatoes, Basil, Balsamic Drizzle

    Mini Fruit Kabobs Strawberries, Blueberries, Grapes, Raspberry Glaze, Fresh Mint (GF) (V)

    Mini Tropical Fruit Kabobs Pineapple, Strawberries, Mango Glaze (GF) (V)

    Watermelon, Feta and Fresh Mint Kabobs Balsamic Drizzle (GF) (Veg)

    Dolmas Grape Leaves stuffed with Rice (GF) (V)

    Parmesan Artichoke Dip (GF) Sliced Baguettes, Crackers

    Petite Quiche Assorted Flavors

    Mini Soft Pretzel Bites Mustard (V)

    Cocktail Meatballs in BBQ Sauce

    Cocktail Meatballs in Teriyaki Sauce

    Cocktail Meatballs in Rustic Wine Sauce

    Andouille Sausage Bites Smoked Paprika Remoulade (GF)

    Chicken Apple Sausage Bites Smoked Paprika Remoulade (GF)

    Cucumber Slices Chevre Cheese, Smoked Salmon, Fresh Dill (GF)

  • Yummy Appetizers

    ($150.00 min for 40 Guests + $2.50 per person over 40)

    Chips, Fresh Salsa and Homemade Guacamole (GF) (Veg) (V upon request)

    Avocado Toast Artisan Baguette, Fresh Avocado, Greens, Feta (Veg)

    Brie en Croute Raspberry Filling, Gourmet Crackers, Baguettes (Veg)

    Spinach and Feta Stuffed Mushrooms (GF) (Veg)

    Bacon Wrapped Dates Jumbo Dates, Creamy Bleu Cheese, Wrapped in Bacon (GF)

    Charcuterie Skewers Manchego Cheese, Artisan Salami, Dried Apricots, Balsamic Drizzle (GF)

    Mini Chicken Teriyaki Skewers

    BBQ Chicken Skewers (GF)

    BBQ Beef Sliders Shredded BBQ Beef, Texas Style BBQ Sauce, Brioche Bun

    BBQ Pork Sliders Pulled Pork, Texas Style BBQ Sauce, Brioche Bun

  • Delightful Appetizers

    ($180.00 min for 40 Guests + $3.00 per person over 40)

    Fresh Fruit Tray Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Grapes, Strawberries (GF) (V)

    Fresh Vegetable Tray (GF) (V) Hummus Dip (GF) (V) Ranch Dressing (GF) (Veg)

    Ahi Poke Yellowfin Tuna, Soy Sauce, Green Onion, Sesame Seeds, Wonton Crisp, Sriracha Aioli Sauce

    Crispy Asparagus in Filo Baked onsite (Veg)

    Spanakopita Spinach and Cheese in Filo Dough, Baked onsite (Veg)

    Fried Mac and Cheese Bites Ranch Dip, Fried onsite (Veg)

    Vegetable Spring Rolls Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce, Fried onsite (Veg)

    Southwestern Egg Rolls Chicken, Black Beans, Corn, Spinach, Cheese, Jalapeno, Fried onsite

    Smoked Chicken Quesadilla Cornucopia Spicy Cheeses, Chicken, Vegetables

    Pork Potstickers Sweet Chili Sauce

    Chicken Wings Hot 'n Spicy, Lemon Pepper or BBQ (GF)

    Ceviche Shooters Shrimp and Fish Ceviche in mini Shooter cups (GF)

  • Decadent Appetizers

    (225.00 min for 40 Guests + $3.75 per person over 40)

    Cheese Tray Sharp Cheddar, Gouda, Havarti, Muenster, Brie, Herbed Cheese Spread, Gourmet Crackers, Breads (Veg)

    Nacho Bar Tortilla Chips, Nacho Cheese, Salsa, Guacamole, Sour Cream, Jalapenos (GF) (Veg)

    Shrimp Cocktail Spicy Cocktail Sauce (GF)

    Andouille Sausage and Shrimp Skewer (GF)

    Mini Blackened Garlic Shrimp and Grilled Pineapple Kabobs (GF)

    Burger Sliders Beef Patty, Brioche Bun, Sharp Cheddar, Tomato, Shallot, Aioli Mayonnaise

    Coconut Shrimp Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce

    Lamb Chop Pops Grilled to perfection, Tzatziki Dip (GF)

  • Spectacular Appetizers

    ($240.00 min for 40 Guests + $4.00 per person over 40)

    Fresh Fruit Display Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Grapes, Strawberries, Apples, Oranges, Lemons, Limes, built into an all edible work of art! (GF) (V)

    Chocolate Fountain with Dipping Treats Marshmallows, Pretzels, Graham Crackers, Strawberries, Bananas (GF) (Veg)

    Vegetable Display Beautiful Arrangement of Crudité Hummus Dip (GF) (V) Ranch Dip (GF) (Veg)

    Martini Mashed Potato Bar (GF) Butter, Sour Cream, Gravy, Green Onions, Shredded Cheese, Olives, Caramelized Onions, Bacon Bits, Disposable Martini Glasses

    Crab Cakes Smoked Paprika Remoulade

    Bacon Wrapped Scallops (GF)

    California Roll Selection (GF) Soy Sauce, Wasabi, Pickled Ginger

    Mini Carnitas Street Tacos Seasoned Pork, Cilantro Lime Crema, Pickled Red Onion, Hot Flour Tortilla

    Quesadilla Station (Veg) Flour Tortillas, Mexican Cheese Blend, Sour Cream, Pico de Gallo, Guacamole, Hot Sauces, Freshly Grilled onsite
              add Pollo Asado - $1.50pp
              add Carne Asada - $3.00pp

    Grilled Cheese Station (Veg) Whole Grain Breads, Cheddar Cheese, Bacon, Tomatoes, Red Onion. Freshly Grilled onsite
              add Avocado - $1.00pp

  • Action Packed Appetizers

    ($300.00 min for 40 Guests + $5.00 per person over 40)

    Fruit & Cheese Grazing Station Sharp Cheddar, Gouda, Havarti, Muenster, Brie, Herbed Cheese Spread, Gourmet Crackers, Baguettes, Fresh Strawberries, Grapes, Dried Cranberries (Veg)

  • Lavish Appetizers

    ($420.00 min for 40 Guests + $7.00 per person over 40)

    Elegant Charcuterie Display Station Artisan Meats and Cheeses, Fresh Grapes, Strawberries, Dried Figs, Dates, Apricots, Assorted Nuts, Local Honeycomb, Housemade Preserves, Artisan Sliced Baguettes, Crackers, Crisps

    Charcuterie

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