Dawn’s Catering & Services

Dawn L. Jaicks
464 Van Buren Street
Ridgewood, NJ 07450-1715



Hors D’ Oeuvres:

Antipasto tray-assorted cheeses/meats/olives/peppercinis/crackers/grapes
Filet mignon canapés with horseradish sauce
Filet mignon cubed wrapped in bacon with horseradish on side
Steak salad on cheese crisps
Asian beef in wonton cups
Beef teriyaki crisps w/wasabi mayo
Beef satay with peanut sauce
Sausage rolls with honey mustard
Sausage cheese balls
Chinese chicken dumplings with sweet/sour sauce or ginger soy scallion sauce
Hoisin pork in endive spoons
Asian meatballs with snow peas
Swedish meatballs
Lentil dip with crudités and crispy crackersDawn's-Catering
Lobster Bruschetta
Caviar stuffed mushrooms
Caviar/cream fraiche/canapés on potato latkes
Smoked salmon /pea fritters with scallion sauce
Smoked salmon with boursin cheese canapés
Salmon cakes w/ caper dill sauce
Smoked salmon /black bread/dill sauce/capers
Smoked salmon/brie/dill on brown bread
Smoked salmon in phyllo cups with dill sauce
Salmon endive spears
Fresh tuna meatballs with mustard sauce
Ginger tuna on rice crackers with wasabi aioli
Smoked trout mousse on cucumber slices or Melba roundsSmoked trout canapés with horseradish cream
Asian crab salad in wonton cups
Crab/corn fritters with garlic aioli
Crabmeat canapés
Crab cakes with roasted red pepper sauce or remoulade sauce or guacamole
Crab/artichoke in filo cups
Hot crab in wonton cups
Hot crab dip with toast points
Cold crab dip with baguette slices
Pesto shrimp on bruschetta breads
Marinated shrimp with snow peas
Grilled teriyaki shrimp skewers
Grilled shrimp or scallops with bacon
Shrimp cocktail with sauce/lemons
Blue cheese pecan phyllo bites
Grape tomatoes stuffed with mozzarella balls wrapped with prosciutto
Mozzarella balls stuffed in grape tomatoes
Stuffed tomatoes with choice of fillings herbed goat cheese or curried seafood salad
Caviar topped baby red potatoes
Potato skins with cheddar cheese/bacon and scallions/sour cream on side
Miniature montecristos –mini ham /cheese sandwiches
Gorgonzola/walnut cheese squares
Cheese/bacon puffs
Gougers (cheese puffs)
Baked brie in phyllo cups with raspberry drizzle OR caramelized onions
Spinach feta in phyllo or gorgonzola /pears in phyllo or walnut /goat cheese in
Tortellini/mozzarella/olives/tomato/pepperoni skewers
Melon/prosciutto skewers
Sundried tomatoes/goat cheese skewers
Franks in blanket with honey mustard
Turkey/muenster quesadillas with salsa
Tandoori chicken with spicy mango chutney
Chicken meatballs with ponzu sauce
Chicken quesadillas with salsa
Chicken meatballs with ponzu sauce ( Asian flavorings)
Chipotle sesame chicken skewers
Grilled hoisin chicken in endive spearsCranberry chicken patties with sage cream
Chicken satay with peanut sauce
Sesame chicken with raspberry sauce or soy scallion sauce
Stuffed grape leaves-no meat
Sweet n spicy jalapeno peppers
Tomato or shrimp or artichoke bruschetta
Crudités with choice of 3 dips: remoulade, spinach, basil parmesan, hummus,
Ranch or French onion
Hot chicken wing dip with pita chips or as a roll up
Asparagus puffs
Asparagus in phyllo with cheddar and prosciutto
Asparagus wrapped w/ smoked turkey breast/honey mustard Or Smoked salmon /dill
Prosciutto wrapped dates stuffed with goat cheese
Crostini w/ fig jam/caramelized onions/gorgonzola cheese
Pear chutney with pecans/blue cheese
Date rumaki (almond stuffed date wrapped with bacon)
Artichoke puffs
Artichoke cheese squares
Artichoke dip with crackers
Eggplant caponata with pita chips and hummus dip
Endive with smoked trout and caviar
Endive spears stuffed with blue cheese walnut or curried seafood or goat cheese/
Wild mushrooms in filo
Stuffed mushrooms with self stuffing, bacon stuffing or crabmeat stuffing
Feta/sundried tomato torte served with baguettes/crackers
Taco cups with beef filling and salsa
Black olive walnut quesadillas with salsa
Guacamole with nacho chips
Mexican dipping platter: guacamole /black bean & corn dip/salsa and nachos
Cocktail pizzas with assorted toppings


Veal Marsala, Piccata or Francaise
Chicken Marsala ,Piccata or Francaise
Chicken Saltimbocca with a lemon sauce
Chicken Lasagna( without the pasta)Chicken meatballs with ponzu sauce ( Asian flavorings)
Chicken lasagna rolls with chive cream sauce
Creamy chicken enchiladas
Angel chicken – chicken w/mushrooms in cream sauce served over pasta
Parmesan crusted chicken breast
Potato chip crumb or pretzel crumb chicken served w/honey dill sauce
Chicken cutlets with artichoke hearts in lemon sauce
Cubed chicken breast with mushrooms/artichoke heart/brown brandy sauce
Chicken breast with sundried tomatoes/and artichoke hearts in own sauce
Cubed chicken stew with veggies in own sauce
Stuffed chicken breasts with goat cheese/artichoke hearts
Shredded chicken radicchio/artichoke hearts and sundried tomatoes in lemon
Sherried mushroom chicken breasts with sauce
Chicken divan with rice or noodles
Chicken or veal Marengo
Chicken roulade filled with broccoli
Roasted chicken with potatoes/carrots and onions or with wild rice stuffing
Chicken /sausage/rice casserole
Marinated /poached/grilled chicken or mesclun salad
Marinated/grilled flank steak over mesclun salad
Grilled steak in hoisin sauce with Chinese vegetables
Filet mignon /choice of béarnaise/horseradish or mushroom/dill sauce
Beef bourguignon over noodles
Sheppard’s pie
Hearty beef stew
Bacon wrapped meatloaf w/brown sugar/ketchup glaze
Hearty Tuscan beef stew
Pulled pork or chicken served w /coleslaw/home fries/pickles
Pork tenderloin /stuffed or grilled
Roast leg of lamb with mint jelly
Spring Lamb stew
Spiral Baked Ham with biscuits and mustards/Swiss cheeses
Brined and oven roasted Turkey breast with all the fixings
Quiches – assorted of your choice
Breakfast strata’s with assorted fillings
Macaroni and cheese
Pasta with brie/tomatoes/basil/garlicPasta primavera
Bow tie pasta /sundried tomatoes/asparagus tips
Eggplant rollatini
Lasagna- meat or vegetarian
Homemade pizza with toppings of your choice
Baked ziti with or without meat and sausage sauce
Chile – meat or vegetarian with cheese/onions/sour cream on side
Sloppy Joes served with coleslaw/home fries/pickles
Sea bass with capers/garlic/tomatoes
Cream crab casserole
Shrimp jambalaya
Shrimp scampi served over rice
Sole Provencal
Spicy hoisin salmon
Poached, baked or broiled salmon filets with cucumber dill sauce or lemon caper
Tuna teriyaki steaks
Swordfish steaks with key lime sauce


Baked risotto with asparagus/spinach and parmesan cheese
Wild rice with sautéed mushrooms/onions
Rice pilaf
Couscous with diced vegetables
Herbed orzo
Twice baked potatoes
Escalloped potatoes
Potatoes au gratin with artichoke hearts
Mashed country potatoes
Oven roasted baby red potatoes
Grilled Portobello’s mushrooms/wilted spinach/roasted red pepper/feta cheese/garlic
Green bean /grape tomatoes gratin
Yellow/green zucchini gratin
Cauliflower au gratin
Oven roasted or steamed asparagus spears
Oven roasted vegetables
Green bean amandine
Brussels sprouts with frizzle pancetta /balsamic glazeSteam fresh vegetable of the season
Blanched asparagus with sweet/sour sauce
Fruit compote or chutney

Beef, vegetables, potato leek, cream of broccoli, cream of mushroom
Tomato, French onion or gazpacho- or others of your choice

SALADS: dressing of your choice

Meslcun- mixed greens with dried cranberries/caramelized walnuts
Spinach salad with sliced mushrooms/red onions/croutons/hot bacon dressing
Chopped salad w/cucumbers/celery/carrots/tomatoes/yellow peppers
Greek salad
Marinated shrimp/snow peas
Warm grilled salmon salad
Salad nicoise
Shrimp/corn and goat cheese salad
Wild rice and wheat berry with shredded carrot salad
Fresh tomatoes/mozzarella/basil/balsamic drizzles
Green bean bundles-blanched green beans wrapped in prosciutto and baked
Rice/chicken artichoke heart salad
Blanched green beans/plum tomatoes and black olives
Pasta salad with fresh vegetables
Pesto tortellini with or without Shrimp
Hoisin chicken salad or grilled steak
Curried chicken salad
Cubed chicken breast with sliced celery, tri color peppers in caper vinaigrette
Chicken salad ambrosia-dice apples, almonds/cherries and raisin
Oriental chicken salad with chow mien noodles /sesame vinaigrette
Chicken salad with grapes/celery and walnuts
Fruit salad
Tuna/shredded carrot salad
Egg/celery salad
Coleslaw or potatoes salad or macaroni salad
INCLUDES: assorted breads and or rolls/butter


Apple crisp with vanilla ice cream
Raspberry streusel bars
Oreo LasagnaIce box cake
Pear crisp with homemade whipped cream
Fresh berry trifle with homemade whipped cream
Lemon tart or tartlets with raspberry coulis
Lemon or chocolate raspberry mousse
Bread Puddings/fresh fruit/whipped cream
Homemade assorted cookies and bars

Also offering wonderful and season PETIT FOURS
Chocolate Fountain with fresh cubed fruit/biscotti/pretzels/pound cake $50.00
additional cost
Ice cream Sundae bar- 2 flavors of ice cream/plus 5 toppings
Fresh fruit platter or salad

Choice of assorted pies or cakes= available upon request
*** Ask about my wonderful breakfast menus/lunch menus (made to fit your every need)
and box lunches to go!
*** Seasonal menus available check out my website listed at the top of the page.
*** BBQue’s available
*** Rentals – I am happy to arrange with the rental company all of your party’s needs

I am happy to serve your catering needs from the 2 some to the 200 plus some. No event to
small or too big! I am happy to work with you to plan a menu that will work for both the
occasion and your budget!
Food Cost: cost is done per person
Staff Cost: $ 30.00/hour(without gratuity) this is when one server works an event alone.
$25.00/hour/server(without gratuity) this is when 2 or more servers work an

A deposit of 50% of the Food Cost is requested upon completion of the menu. The balance is
due the day of the event, based on the final head count, less the deposit. The staff cost is also
due at this time.
Bon Appétit!