Special Events

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Your Go-To Events Caterer

Special Events Catering Services

We’re here to help with your special events. Our catering services can help make your event unforgettable.

As one of the leading caterers in Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and throughout Nova Scotia, you can trust that Horizons Catering will deliver on your special event.

We are experts in handling all the details for any events from recommending the perfect venues, providing a well thought out set up, to customizing the perfect menu. Be confident that our professional catering staff along with our extremely talented chef will make your event a wonderful success.

Customizable

Our menus are customizable and our team of culinary experts will work with you to create a custom menu that will make your event a big success. Please contact us to start planning your event.

Event Planning

Upon your reservation you will be assigned an event planner that will help you through the menu selection and planning process. In-house catering and private rooms are available, talk to us to see what we can do for you. Please note that prices are subject to change. 

Dietary Restrictions

We understand everyone has different preferences, which is why we cater according to your dietary restrictions and requests. Ask about our vegan, gluten free, and vegetarian options so you can make sure everyone is satisfied.

Breakfast Options

Breakfast Menu

10 person minimum. Disposable plates included.

  • Breakfast Assortment $7.50/person

    An assortment of Danish, muffins and croissants, fresh fruit platter and juice.

  • Bagel Delight $3.25/person

    An array of warm bagels. Including sundried tomato, chive and garlic cream cheese, and cheddar cheese. Add fresh fruit platter for $2.50/person.

  • Traditional Breakfast $13.99/person

    Scrambled eggs, choice of bacon, ham or sausage, fresh home fries, croissants and a fresh fruit platter. Served with tea, juice and coffee.

  • Butter Milk Pancakes $14.99/person

    Butter milk pancakes, maple syrup served with bacon, ham or sausage, butter, becel, fresh fruit tray, juice, tea and coffee.

  • Breakfast Sandwiches $5.00/person

    Individually wrapped breakfast sandwiches, fried egg, bacon or ham, tomato, cheddar cheese.

Appetizers

Hors d’oeuvers Menu

A minimum of three (3) dozen of each item is required.

Vegetarian

  • Cauliflower bites, with blue cheese dip $23.99/dozen
  • Rustic Tuscan pepper bruschetta $25.99/dozen
  • Deviled eggs $22.99/dozen
  • Garbanzo stuffed miniature peppers $22.99/dozen
  • Artichoke salad in a phyllo cup $22.99/dozen
  • Sweet pea pesto crostini $22.99/dozen
  • Greek olive tapenade crostini $23.99/dozen
  • Toasted mushroom ravioli puffs, marinara sauce $23.99/dozen
  • Spinach and artichoke stuffed mushroom caps $23.99/dozen
  • Grape leaves $24.99/dozen

Beef

  • Meatballs with Chimichurri sauce $23.99/dozen
  • Swedish meatballs $23.99/dozen
  • Donair egg rolls sweet dipping sauce $23.99/dozen
  • House made eggrolls mango chutney $26.99/dozen
  • Marinated beef satays $24.99/dozen
  • Beef sliders, tomato jam, cheddar cheese $25.99/dozen
  • Beef Kafta skewers with yogurt dipping sauce $23.99/dozen

Pork

  • Apple and Gouda pigs in a blanket $24.99/dozen
  • Sausage wonton stars $23.99/dozen
  • Sesame pork satays $24.99/dozen
  • Ham and cheese puffs $23.99/dozen
  • Bacon wrapped scallops $28.99/dozen
  • Grilled cheese, provolone, ham, tomato, spinach $24.99/dozen
  • Ham and Swiss cheese quiche $23.99/dozen
  • Octoberfest Sausage wrapped in bacon, served with a sweet mustard sauce $23.99/dozen

  • A house favorite, Brothers mild pepperoni, with a honey mustard dipping sauce $24.99/dozen

Chicken

  • Jerk chicken satays $24.99/dozen
  • Curried chicken salad in a pastry cup $23.99/dozen
  • Chicken wings Daves hot sauce $24.99/dozen
  • Orange glazed chicken and chorizo meatballs $24.99/dozen
  • Buffalo chicken potato cups $23.99/dozen
  • Crispy chicken siriracha spring rolls, plum sauce $24.99/dozen
  • Miniature chicken quesadilla $24.99/dozen

  • Pulled chicken sliders $24.99/dozen

Seafood

  • Shrimp salad in a phyllo cup $27.99/dozen
  • Warm crab pine wheels $28.99/dozen
  • Baby shrimp tartlets $28.99/dozen
  • Lobster sliders, with a sriracha garlic aioli, toasted buns $35.99/dozen
  • Pickled Atlantic tiger shrimp, seafood sauce, lemon $29.99/dozen
  • Sockeye smoked salmon, dill cream cheese on a toasted crostino $28.99/dozen
  • Pan fried Digby scallops, Bacon jam $29.99/dozen

Fruit, Veggie or Cheese & Cracker

Trays Menu

  • Antipasto $75

    A beautiful array of grilled vegetable such as peppers, zucchini, mushrooms, asparagus, along with artichoke hearts, olives and an assortment of cheeses. Feeds 10 people.

  • Vegetables and Dips Sm$28 M$46 L$57

    Broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, peppers, English cucumbers, grape tomato, mushrooms. (Small feeds 4-6, Medium feeds 6-8, Large feeds 10-12)

  • Whole Poached Atlantic Salmon $150

    Atlantic salmon poached whole then deboned and reassembled on a platter with lemon caper aioli. (Feeds 15-20)

  • Imported Cheese and Cracker Tray Sm$35 M$65 Lg$90

    A great arrangement of local and imported cheeses, Swiss, boursin, Danish blue, camembert, cheddar to name a few. Served with gluten free crackers.

  • Basic Cheese and Cracker Tray Sm$34 M$55 Lg$65

    Cheddar, mozzarella and marble, served with our 2 boys mild pepperoni.

  • Fruit Platter Sm$30 M$55 Lg$65

    A beautifully arranged platter of watermelon, cantaloupe, honeydew, Pineapple, kiwi, strawberries, oranges, dragon fruit. Add fresh yogurt for $3. (Small feeds 4-6, Medium feeds 6-8, Large feeds 10-12)

  • Deli Delight $80

    An arrangement of assorted cured meats, such as black forest ham, smoked turkey, smoked meat, prosciutto, accompanied by our selection of cheeses . All served with fresh backed rolls along with honey and pommery mustards (serves 10).

Soup, Salad & Sandwiches

Menu

Minimum order is for 10 people.

Sandwiches

  • Executive $6.95/person

    - Montreal smoked meat with Monterey jack served with sauerkraut dijonaise.
    - Artesian chicken club, smoked bacon, iceberg lettuce, tomato and a basil mayonnaise.
    - Medium rare sliced roast beef with horseradish mayonnaise tomato and cheddar.
    - Roasted vegetable and sundried tomato tapenade, provolone cheese.
    - Italian cold cut, ham, salami and prosciutto, provolone cheese, lettuce and tomato.
    - Roasted turkey with sage cranberry mayonnaise.

  • Tea Sandwiches $4.99/person

    - Tuna salad, green onion, celery and mayonnaise.
    - Curried chicken salad, apples and raisons, mayonnaise
    - Egg salad, celery, green onion and mayonnaise
    - Ham and cheese, Black forest ham, Medium cheddar
    - Cucumber and tomato, English cucumber, Beef steak tomato.

Soups

  • Soups $7.50/person

    - Wild mushroom, button, cremini and Portobello
    - Mulligatawny curried apple
    - Cold Gazpacho, spiced tomato and cucumber
    - Vichyssoise, Cold leek and potato
    - Sweet corn chowder
    - Roasted butternut squash
    - Broccoli and cheddar
    - Tomato and basil
    - Tomato and bread
    - Cream of cauliflower
    - Beef and barley
    - Chicken noodle
    - Leek and potato
    - Roasted red pepper
    - Lentil soup with lemon and cilantro
    - Sweet onion soup

  • Chowder and Chili

    (minimum of 10 people)

    - Atlantic fish chowder... haddock, clams, mussels. $ 6.99/person
    - Atlantic Seafood chowder... Haddock, clams, scallops, mussels, shrimp. $ 8.99/person
    - House-made chili….Ground beef, red kidney beans, onion, chili spices , tomato. $ 6.99/person

Salads

  • Salads $7.50/person

    - Classic ceaser salad, smoked bacon, herbed croutons, house dressing
    - Baby spinach mushroom and red onion stoneground mustard vinaigrette
    - Iceberg salad, cucumber, pickled carrots cilantro mint dressing
    - Baby mixed greens with fennel, frisee lettuce sherry shallot dressing
    - Radicchio , grapefruit, honey pecans, poached pears
    - Basil pesto macaroni salad with Riesling apples and cranberries
    - Greek salad
    - Asian chow Mein noodle with roasted peppers , scallions and a citrus Thai dressing
    - Rotini pasta salad with scallions, cherry tomatoes, red onion in a cider dressing
    - Yukon gold potato salad with smoked bacon, egg and pimentos.

Buffet Style Appetizers

  • Fresh Fruit Display

    Grapes, kiwi, pineapple. Cantaloupe and honeydew will be some of the fruit you will see on this board, accompanied with fresh yogurt.

  • Marinated Grilled Platter

    Zucchini, eggplant, sweet peppers, asparagus, red onion all marinated in Greek herbs and grilled to perfection, served with pita bread.

  • Breads and Spreads

    Hummus, tzatziki, baba ghanoush red pepper dip and fresh house made salsa all served with grilled pita bread.

  • Cheese and Crackers

    An assortment of imported and domestic cheeses, grapes look to see spiced Havarti, smoked Gouda, double brie, cheddar, goat cheese. All beautifully arranged on a wooden platter. Always served with gluten free crackers.

  • Fountain of Shrimp

    20-30 count cold water shrimp, served with our signature cocktail sauce.

  • Cheese and Charcuterie

    Prosciutto, bothers pepperoni, smoked ham, salami and other great cold cuts, all served with pickles, pickled onions and assorted cheeses. Gluten free crackers.

Family Style

Menu

Great way to keep things simple. Platters of all the food displayed on each table. Pricing starts at $40.00 per person

Dinner Options

  • Fresh Baked Rolls and Butter

Fresh white and whole wheat rolls baked just for just for your event. Served with butter / becel.

  • Salads

Choose one salad:

  • Classic caeser salad, smoked bacon, herbed croutons, house dressing
  • Baby spinach mushroom and red onion stoneground mustard vinaigrette
  • Iceberg salad, cucumber, pickled carrots cilantro mint dressing
  • Baby mixed greens with fennel, frisee lettuce sherry shallot dressing
  • Radicchio , grapefruit, honey pecans, poached pears
  • Basil pesto macaroni salad with Riesling apples and cranberries
  • Greek salad
  • Asian chow Mein noodle with roasted peppers , scallions and a citrus Thai dressing
  • Rotini pasta salad with scallions, cherry tomatoes, red onion in a cider dressing
  • Yukon gold potato salad with smoked bacon, egg and pimentos
  • Entres

Local triple A strip loin of beef… Seasoned with our signature spices, cooked to perfection.

NS Maple glazed  ham.… Maple soaked juicy bone in ham, scored and roasted to a golden brown.

Traditional turkey dinner… White and dark meat, savoury stuffing cranberry sauce, butter milk mashed potatoes, butternut squash puree, pan gravy.

Grilled creole chicken breast… 6-8 oz chicken breast dry rubbed with our house seasoning grilled on the BBQ on location.

BBQ chicken kabobs… Chicken breast, sweet peppers, red onion, mushrooms and tomato marinated over night, skewered then cooked on the BBQ.

Braised NS lamb shank… Seasoned lamb shank, slowly braised in a rosemary, tomato both, falling off the bone deliciousness.

Grilled Atlantic Salmon… All our salmon are from Ashmeg seafood’s located in Sambro NS. Grilled centre cut salmon filet with our famous maple bacon jam.

Stuffed sweet peppers… Seasoned rice stuffed sweet peppers, fantastic vegetarian option.

Ratatouille stuffed mushrooms… Large portabello mushroom caps stuffed with ratatouille then topped with double brie cheese.

Cheese stuffed tortellini… Creamy cheese stuffed tortellini, with grilled chicken, sundried tomato and spinach… tomato cream sauce.

  • Sides

(Please pick two options)

  • Steamed seasoned local asparagus
  • Rice pilaf
  • Maple glazed baby carrots
  • Roasted valley baby potatoes
  • Winter root vegetables
  • Salted and buttered Brussels sprouts
  • Grilled sweet peppers
  • Grilled Belgian endive
  • Roasted roma tomatoes
  • Buttered yellow and green beans
  • Butter milk mashed potatoes
Place setting

Working Lunch Desserts

  • Fresh Baked Pastries and Cookies

An assortment of pastries such as carrot cake, ginger spice cake, cinnamon buns, Nanaimo bars, and squares.  $2.25 ea. 2 pieces per person

Cookies $2.25 ea., 2 per person (Chocolate Chip, White Chocolate hazel Nut, Oatmeal Raisin, Double Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter and much more!)

Seasonal desserts available.

We'd Love to Be

Part of Your Special Event

Please contact us with any questions, inquiries, special requests or to start planning your event.