Weddings, BBQs and Feasts Menu

Below you will find examples of foodscapes or buffet displays. These are only suggestions!

We can offer customized menus, along with plated or cocktail reception meals as well — just ask!

It is our goal to include items to fit your taste and budget preferences. We prepare a custom each time as every event is unique. The prices below are the price per person for the menu only, and do not include the cost of delivery or service staff, rentals, gratuity and taxes.

Our goal is to make your event effortless, so that you can enjoy a personalized and memorable celebration with your guests. We guarantee unmatched dedication to providing the finest quality cuisine and superb service from the moment you first speak with us.

Please contact us for our weekend delivery rates & other areas beyond Metro Vancouver.

(604) 875-6551 or info@emelles.com

WEDDINGS, BBQs AND FEASTS

WINTER BUFFETS

​​​​​holiday menus 2017
minimum order of 10 guests
48 hours advance notice required for delivery
compostable plates & cutlery provided
service teams may be available with minimum 1 week advance booking – ask us for a quote!

luncheons

a christmas carol
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chilled platters of carved meat - choose one when ordering or two for additional $8:
in house roasted turkey presented with chilled essence of summer savoury stuffing with cranberry sauce with sage focaccia
or
spicy apricot orange glazed festive ham with house made corn relish, roasted apples & corn bread
or
medium rare roast beef with dijonnaise, creamy horseradish & roasted onion marmalade, tobacco onions with sliced potato bread

heritage lettuce & romaine with herbed red wine vinaigrette
roasted cabbage, grapefruit & almond salad
sundried tomato antipasto ribbons & bow tie pasta salad
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
$24 per person


home alone
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crisp fresh vegetable crudité with emelle’s signature red pepper miso dip & classic hummus
chef darren’s cravin’ corn & yam soup
santa’s favorite sandwich quarters platter - assortment of turkey, tuna, ham, beef, egg salad & vegan on our custom baked breads
$18 per person



dinner options

nosh before dinner
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add pre-dinner canapes to any menu for $8 per person
choose 4 of the following

cheesy olive tapenade pinwheel pastries
eggplant, chevre & arugula roulade
polenta squares with olive & sundried tomato tapenade
woodsy mushroom, pear & chevre strudel
prosciutto & sundried tomato mashed potato cupcakes
pulled pork & apple butter hand pies
spinach & artichoke pastry puffs
macadamia & sour cherry stuffed shitake mushroom caps
holiday meatballs in cranberry gorgonzola gravy
turkey bites encased in savoury holiday stuffing
skewered lamb spiedini with pickled grapes
coconut crusted prawns with sweet chili dipping sauce


love, actually
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choose one protein when ordering or two for additional $12:
herb roasted butter-basted sliced turkey with our famous celery, sage & apple stuffing, savory pan gravy and classic cranberry sauce
or
roast beef bundles in cabernet demi glace with creamy horseradish & grainy dijon mustard
classic caesar salad with house made croutons & zesty parmesan dressing
roasted brussel sprouts & spiced peaches salad
celery root salad with pink grapefruit & toasted pine nuts
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
yam & kennebec potato gratin
winter market vegetables
$33 per person

a charlie brown christmas
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vermouth poached pacific red snapper with fried capers & orange, jicama, pumpkin seed salsa
roast pork loin stuffed with stilton & apricots in port wine reduction
heritage greens & chèvre with limoncello vinaigrette
roasted potato & carrot salad with basil and cracked black pepper
broccoli, brown rice & pumpkin salad in creamy poppyseed dressing
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
multi grain pilaf
winter market vegetables
$39 per person

a miracle on west 7th ave
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glistening & golden brown roast turkey, served sliced or ready to carve on site alongside our famous herbed celery, sage and apple stuffing accompanied by rich turkey gravy and our own home-style tart cranberry sauce
wild bc grilled sockeye salmon fillet in lemon butter

corn, orange and jicama salad
heritage greens and winter berry vinaigrette
roasted beet & blue cheese salad with crispy onions
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
chantilly mashed potatoes
winter market vegetables
$45 per person

eight crazy nights
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seared duck breast with sour cherry blood orange sauce
spiced ling cod with lemongrass coconut broth

radish slaw with remoulade & pistachio
feta & pesto quinoa salad with spaghetti squash & arugula
roasted cauliflower, capers & olives salad in house vinaigrette
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
steamed wild & white rice
winter market vegetables
$44 per person

the polar express
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medium rare roast beef joint carved on site or served as bundles served in cabernet jus, accompanied by creamy horseradish & dijon mustard
chicken breast piccata with prosciutto, basil and roasted tomato cream sauce

harvest salad with gingered pears, blue cheese & pomegranate
kamut grain salad with sundried tomatoes, artichokes & yams
cider braised red cabbage slaw with crisp apples and juniper berry essence
hearth baked fresh rolls & whipped butter kisses
cauliflower & garlic potato smash
winter market vegetables
$44 per person

visions of sugarplums – holiday sweet sensations
add gluten free options for $1.50 per guest
based on 3 pieces per person
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santa’s milk & cookie minis
classic choco chunk, black forest white chocolate chunk, dad’s craisin & pumpkinseed, gingersnaps, salted caramel chocolate chip
$2 per person

kris kringle cookies
mom’s crisp shortbread, iced lemon shortbread thimbles, espresso bean shortbread, minted meringue melties, noel’s thumb prints, cherry glace macaroons, pecan snowballs, decorated sugar cookies
$3 per person

merriment tarts
maple walnut, cranberry orange, mincemeat, currant butter tart, sour cherry chocolate, rhubarb & berry crisps, pumpkin praline, minted ganache, lemon meringue
$3.25 per person

yuletide bars & squares
st. nick’s brownies, crème de menthe nanaimo bars, classic pumpkin bars, cranberry pecan turtles, creamy curacao cheesecake bites, honey florentine squares, chocolate cherry bomb brownie, pear & rhubarb strudel
$3.25 per person

mini biscotti
white chocolate gingerbread & apricot, holiday cranberry pistachio, dark chocolate orange peel & almond
$3.25 per person





SUMMER 2017 PACKAGES

Download our 2017 Wedding Menu here
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BUFFETS

The Father of the Bride BBQ
organic spring mesclun greens with bumbleberry dressing
watermelon strawberry & grape tomato salad
trio of petit potatoes with french dill dijon dressing
dinner rolls with whipped butter kisses
grilled sirloin streak brushed with emelle's famous bourbon bbq sauce
grilled wild sockeye salmon with maple mustard glaze
heritage brown pilaf with confetti garnish
roasted seasonal vegetables

The Princess Bride
goat cheese & sugar dusted pecans dance on greens with radicchio & arugula lemoncello vinaigrette
chunky caprese salad of colourful heirloom tomatoes, bocconcini & fresh basil
kale & minted summer melon salad
dinner rolls with whipped butter kisses
our classic herb crusted slow roasted baron of beef
bourbon jus, creamy whipped horseradish & dijon mustard
plump breasts of chicken seared then napped with champagne grape cream sauce
creamy whipped potatoes
roasted seasonal vegetables

Wedding Crashers
spinach, romaine & almond salad with basil vinaigrette
broccoli crunch with brown rice, grapes & toasted sunflower seeds
heritage mixed beans, roasted yams, peppers & cherry tomatoes with lime and cilantro vinaigrette
dinner rolls with whipped butter kisses
wild mushroom & shallot stuffed pork loin with creamy marsala sauce
vermouth poached ling cod with orange jicama salsa & fried capers
gratin dauphinoise potatoes 
steamed vegetables tossed in herbed butter

Runaway Bride
fresh house garden salad with lemon red wine vinaigrette
apple cider rainbow slaw with walnuts
mom's classic down home potato salad
dinner rolls with whipped butter kisses
zinfandel braised peasant chicken pieces
butternut squash mac & cheese
long grain rice pilaf
seasons pick hot vegetable

Meet the Parents BBQ
organic farmed fresh greens
french beans & toasted almonds
butter lettuce, avocado & sumac pita crisps with lime and cilantro vinaigrette
dinner rolls with whipped butter kisses
sunshine coast sturgeon with spice rub, fennel and citrus slaw
bourbon braised short ribs
or
grilled beef tenderloin carvery 
bearnaise sauce & brandy demi
risotto with asparagus, roasted garlic & goat cheese
steamed vegetables tossed in herbed butter

Mamma Mia - Family Style
grilled asparagus with miso sesame drizzle
house mixed greens & julienne vegetables, grape tomatoes with orange dijon dressing
quinoa & chick pea salad with fresh herbs and vinaigrette
bread baskets of dinner rolls & whipped butter kisses
roasted port loin & apples with calvados demi glaze
lemon butter poached wild sockeye salmon
yukon gold potatoes au gratin
hot seasonal vegetables

PLATED DINNER OPTIONS

THREE COURSE DINNER ONE
Choose one starter for all
spot prawn bisque
or
heirloom organic greens with grilled nectarines & goat cheese with toasted pine nuts
crusty dinner rolls & focaccia whipped butter kisses

entrees to be ordered 72 hours in advance
prosciutto wrapped free range chicken breast in champagne cream sauce
or
pacific halibut fillet with lemongrass coconut broth
or 
tender cabernet braised beef short ribs
or 
balsamic herb marinated portobello mushroom with toasted red pepper relish

all entrees served with roasted market vegetables

Choose one starch for all
jade rice, eight grain rice pilaf, garlic cauliflower & potato smash, tri color potato piave, savoury waffle

Choose one dessert option for all
individual naked cakes
or
lemon meringue tarte with blackberry paint
or
salted caramel chocolate mousse torte with bourbon praline dust
or
pistachio blondie & passion fruit trifle, sherried anglaise & chantilly cream

THREE COURSE DINNER  - TWO
Choose one starter for all
chevre, wild mushrooms & pear sachets with frieze & balsamic creme reduction
or
organic greens in tomato vase parmesan trellis, berry vinaigrette lace

crusty dinner rolls & foccacia with whipped butter kisses

entrees to be ordered 72 hours in advance

grilled breast of chicken with our famous madeira mushroom sauce
or
poached pacific red snapper with fried capers & orange, jicama pumpkin seed salsa
or
medium rare roast beef bundles, cabernet vegetable jus, horseradish & grainy mustard
or
balsamic herb marinated portobello mushroom with toasted red pepper relish

all entrees served with roasted market vegetables

Choose one starch for all
jade rice, eight grain rice pilaf, garlic cauliflower & potato smash, tri color potato piave, savoury waffle

Choose one dessert option for all
seasonal creamy cheesecake with berry coulis
or
mini mason jar tiramisu
or
mini mason jar panna cotta with raspberry mirror

CANAPES, GRAZING, LATE NIGHT EATS & SWEETS

Helpful tips for quantities for canapes:
3-4 pieces per person prior to dinner
6 pieces per person for a 1 hour reception
8-10 pieces per person for a 1-2 hour reception
12-15 pieces per person for a 2+ hour reception (no dinner)

AMBIENT CANAPES
priced per dozen with a minimum order of 3 dozen of any one kind

VEGETARIAN
chevre, forest mushroom & pear strudel $12
mexican fiesta bites $12
bombay chapatti roll ups (v) $12
heaven take the devilled eggs (gf) $12
eggplant romesco crostini $18
creamy waldorf salad skewers (gf) $18
caprese satay with grape tomatoes, basil & cherry bocconcini (gf) $18
grape tomato, summer watermelon & mint swords (gf) (v) $18
tuscan sun antipasto skewer (gf) $18
polenta cake with sundried tomato tapenade (gf) (v) $24
rainbow beet & goat cheese terrine on arugula brioche crostini $24
eggplant & arugula roulade (gf) $24
walnut blue - cheese thimble cookies with ice wine jelly $36

MEAT
greek chicken strudel $18
mango ball cuddled with prociutto on creamy pesto crostini $18
chilled chicken greek balantine on cucumber slice (gf) $18
duck breast steeped in merlot seared on a blood orange marmalade topping our rye ficelle $24
tender sliced lamb on peppered sable cookie with minted five fruit chutney $24
ported chicken pate en croute $24
prosciutto provolone pinwheels $24

SEAFOOD
twisted vodka prawn & melon swords (gf) $18
smoked salmon cheesecake tarts $24
seared prawn with a vodka twist in a cucumber cup with vanilla infused mayo (gf) $24
seared thai green curry scallops on a jade rice paddy (gf) $24
pan seared pacific tuna blackberry mayo on forbidden rice cake (gf) $30

WARMED CANAPES
priced per dozen with a minimum order of 3 dozen of any one kind

VEGETARIAN
spinach & artichoke pastry puffs $12
spanakopita with tzatziki $12
cheesey risotto poppers $18
marinated artichoke & parmesan crostini with piave shard $18
organic red quinoa & spinach pakoras with tamarind date chutney (gf) (v) $18
yam fritters with lemon herb aioli (gf) $24
macadamia & sour cherry stuffed shiitake caps (gf) $24

MEAT
baked italian meatballs in gorgonzola gravy $12
buffalo chicken pot pies $18
pulled pork & apple butter empanadas $24
coq au vin pastries $24
skewered rosemary lamb spiedini with pickled grapes (gf) $36
kung pao wings (gf) $36
whiskey steeped lamb shank in mini yorkies $36

SEAFOOD
thai prawn & coconut potstickers on a half shell $24
shrimp gyoza with chili soy dip $24
crab, artichoke & spinach dip bouche $36
garlic herbed escargot bourguignon en croute $36
smoked salmon & chive cheesecake $36
amore oysters baked with red onion marmalade & apple cider glaze (gf) $36
delicate dungeness crab cakes with strawberry salsa $48

​OTHER SAVOURY SELECTIONS
priced per dozen with a minimum order or 3 dozen on any one kind

QUESADILLAS
three cheese $12
roasted red peppers & balsamic onions with chevre $18
mandarin duck quesadillas with orange aioli $24
smoked turkey & curry apple with cranberry salsa $24

SLIDERS
tender beef with melted blue cheese & tobacco onions $36
bbq pulled pork with pickled onions $36
house made veggie patty with onion sprouts & crumbled feta $36
bc wild sockeye salmon mini fillets with corn relish & pea shoots $36
tender jalapeno chicken slider with mango salsa $36

SAVOURY SCONE BITES
spinach, brie & tomato on a basil infused scone $18
old fashioned ham & yam scone with house made corn relish $24
rosemary scone with roast turkey & cranberry marmalade $24

SIZZLING SATAYS
ginger prawn brushed with pear butter compote $36
cabernet marinated beef tenderloin satay au poivre $36
bourbon blasted barbecue chicken satay $36
tequila lime marinated chicken $36
seeded salmon with raspberry balsamic reduction $36
prosciutto wrapped sockeye salmon satay $36
lemon pepper rubbed salmon with lemon chutney $36
seared ahi tuna satay with wasabi lime dipping sauce $36

NOT SO TRADITIONAL SAUSAGE ROLLS
turkey & cranberry $24
chicken & lemongrass $24
chorizo & tequila lime $ 24
venison & blueberry $30
spicy lamb & mint $30

SOUP SIPS
butternut squash
roasted tomato bisque
creamless mushroom
new england clam chowder
spot prawn bisque

*add in savory mini biscotti, mini grilled cheese or panini fingers for dunking


​GRAZING PLATTERS
price per person - minimum order of 10 people

ARTISAN BOARDS & PLATTERS
canadiana cheese tray with baguette & crackers $4.50
artisan cheese board, home made onion jam served with baguette, crackers & our sunshine coast crisps $6.00
three layer cheese dip with filone $5
artisan charcuterie board (an assortment of sausages, eats, artisan cheeses, housemade relishes, grainy mustard with fresh baguette, flatbread and biscuits $8
vegetable crudite platter with a duo of dips (gf) $3
vegetable vases & duo of dips (gf) $3.50
vegetable flower garden in wheat grass with duo of dips (gf) $4


dip choices include:
signature red pepper miso, classic hummus, ruby beet hummus, tzatziki, blue cheese
our famous pithiviers $3
french torte baked with black forest ham and emmental cheeses
brie baked with pecans & onion jam with sliced baguette & filone $3

MEZZE DIPPING PLATTERS $2
can be gluten free

soft pita triangles with classic hummus & extra virgin olive oil
lavash bread with charred lemon & white bean hummus
rosemary flatbread with tzatziki, feta & olives
crispy tri colour flour tortillas with spicy black bean salsa
sourdough bread cubes with warm spinach & artichoke dip

​LATE NIGHT EATS
just some ideas - inquire for pricing

SAVOURY
grilled cheese bites
poutine
mac n cheese
soft dough pretzels
flatbreads
pulled pork sandwiches
our signature cauliflower fries
mini corn dogs
popcorn - classic, salt n pepper, buffalo, cracked pepper & parmesan, cookies & cream

SWEET
milk & cookies
s'mores
ice cream sundaes
mini donuts
candy bar

​CAKES AND CUPCAKES
our signature flavours, or tell us what you're looking for

chocolate decadence
chocolate with whipped ganache filling & ganache glaze

almond citron
almond genoise with tart lemon curd filling

luscious lemon mousse torte
white genoise with lively lemon mousse

ml's fave angel food strawberry shortcake
fresh strawberry mousse and whipped cream frosting

mocha butter cream
chocolate cake with creamy mocha filling

bunny carrot cake
jamaican rum pina colada mousse with cream cheese icing

raspberry white chocolate
classic genoise cake with layers of raspberry and white chocolate mousse

bailey's chocolate mousse cake

cappuccino mousse torte
vanilla bean sponge with coffee mousse and white buttercream

chocolate caramel brownie cake
layers of fudgey chocolate cake & creamy caramel

peaches & pralines
summer peach mousse with toasted pecan praline

new york style cheesecake

cupcakes & mini cupcakes
we are happy to make these miniature cakes in any flavour or color our your choosing

​TASTY TREATS
some of our signature dessert suggestions

cheesecake truffles

housemade pies
classic apple, seasonal fresh fruit, lemon meringue, chocolate pecan, fabulous fruit flan

decadent dessert squares
rocky road brownies, classic nanaimo, carrot cake, double dutch brownies, date squares, cranberry turtles, pecan caramel

jumbo chewy cookies
chocolate chunk, double chocolate chunk, macadamia nut white chocolate, oatmeal craisin, giant ginger snaps, reese's pieces peanut butter

dainty dessert bites
an assortment of tartlettes, truffles, mousse cups, petit fours, french macarons, mini pavlovas

french macarons
salted caramel, lavender, pistachio, passion fruit and a variety of other choices

italian biscotti
meringues
coconut macaroons
seasonal berry or fruit crumble
black forest trifle shooters
fresh fruit and belgian chocolate fondue
profiteroles

LIBATIONS

BEER
red truck lager $6
granville island pale ale $6

WINE
pinot gris, lake breeze okanagan $7/$32
white blend, meritge noble, okanagan $7.5/$35
red blend, backyard, nosey neighbour, langley $6/ $28
white blend, backyard, nosey neighbour, langley $6/$28
sparkling, backyard, blanc de noir $30
ice wine, elephant island, frambois $35

WELL LIQUOR $7
bombay
absolute
canadian club
el jimador
bacardi

scotch available on request
premium liquors available upon request

SIGNATURE COCKTAILS
ML Collins $9
gin, blue simple syrup, soda, lime juice & mint sprig
Jack Berry Smash $8
jack daniels, fresh berries, mint, charcoal infused lemon juice, soda
White Sangria $7
crisp apples, cranberries, rosemary

appleton rum & eggnog $8
non alcoholic apple cider $3