First impressions count, so we at Red Cherry Catering have come up with some delicious bite size treats, full of flavour and finesse, guaranteed to get your wedding reception off to the best possible start.

Price includes:

table linen
Uniformed chefs and waiting staff

Glassware is available at the rental rate of £0.60 per glass. Price includes delivery. There is a £20 collection fee if we have to collect the following day. £50.00 breakages deposit required.

Your meal will be served at your pace, and Red Cherry Catering will wash all dinner party dishes leaving your kitchen clean, as we found it. For dinner parties of less than 15 people there will be an additional charge of £120 for chef and waitress hire.

Coffee and petit fours – You can add filter coffee and petit fours to the end of your menu for £4.50 per person.

Canapés / roaming starters

Contains meat

Vegetarian Canapés
Bruschetta with vine-ripened tomato, mozzarella & rustic pesto
Red pepper hummus & chargrilled vegetables
Dorset blue vinney, pear and walnut
New Forest goats cheese & pickled beetroot with pistachio
Mini margarita pizza with dressed rocket
Sun blush tomato, buffalo mozzarella, olive & basil
Grilled halloumi, purple potato & cheery tomato skewer
Greek salad tartlette

Meat Canapés
BLT crostini
Free range chicken Caesar
Tandoori chicken on mini popadom with raita
Ham hock scotch egg with mustard mayonnaise
Iberico ham with fresh figs & mint
Mini Shepherd’s pie tartlet
Duck liver parfait on brioche heart with pear chutney
Cumberland sausage on wholegrain mustard mash with caramelised onions
Honey and soy glazed pork belly
Lamb kofta skewer
Mini cheeseburger with tomato relish
Pulled pork sausage roll

Seafood Canapés
Seared tuna Nicoise
Mudeford crab, apple & ginger
Lime & chilli prawn skewer
Gin cured salmon with pickled cucumber
California sushi rolls
Crayfish cocktail with baby gem
Smoked salmon & chive creamed cheese Bellini
Luxurious fish pie tarlette

3 Course Dinner Party

Contains meat

Sit back, relax and let Red Cherry Catering bring the fine dinning experience to your home.

Simply create your own menu from our delicious options below and leave the rest to us. Our experienced chef and waitress team will arrive at your house in plenty of time to get the table laid and dinner prepared, leaving you free to enjoy the evening and look after your guests.

You may select up to 2 dishes per course for your guests to choose from. When choosing more than 1 main course option we will decide on the suitable vegetable and potato accompaniment for all

Homemade seasonal soup served with crusty bread and butter
Duck liver pate with pear chutney and toasted brioche
Buffalo mozzarella, heritage tomato and rocket salad with rustic pesto, reduced balsamic
Gin cured salmon, wasabi avocado, compressed melon and pickled cucumber
Ham hock terrine with piccalilli and toasted sour dough
Crispy goats cheese, apple and beetroot, watercress and candid pecans
Crispy duck salad with glass noodles and hoi sin and orange dressing
Free range chicken Caesar salad, with little gem, shaved parmesan and rustic croutons
Prawn, salmon and avocado salad with Marie-Rose dressing
Seared scallops with chorizo, cannelloni bean puree and lemon £3 supplement
Twice baked Dorset blue Vinney soufflé with pear, walnut and watercress salad
Oven baked field mushroom filled with risotto, shaved parmesan with wild rocket

Main Course
Free-range chicken breast filled with spinach and ricotta, wrapped in Serrano ham, served on basil crushed potatoes with tomato cacciatore sauce and fine beans
Fillet of wild sea bass served on Mudeford crab mash with dressed rocket leaves and clam chowder
Pan fried rump of Dorset lamb with pistachio crust, dauphinoise potato, Sopley asparagus, chantenay carrots with port and redcurrant sauce
Slow roast Bridport pork belly, with wholegrain mustard mash, braised cabbage with bacon and shallot and cider jus
Set trout, olive pressed potatoes, samphire roasted tomatoes and rustic pesto
Roasted breast of guinea fowl £3.00 supplement – Served with fondant potato, parsnip purée, cavlo nero, New Forest mushrooms, parmesan baked onion and Jus
Corn fed chicken breast, New Forest mushrooms, champ mash, tender stem broccoli and chardonnay cream sauce
Fillet of sea bream with chive crushed potatoes and chorizo ratatouille
Braised shank of Dorset lamb with root vegetables, butter beans and rosemary and parsnip mash
Sirloin steak with sauté potatoes, grilled tomato & mushroom, rocket leaves and peppercorn sauce
Hampshire beef fillet steak £5.00 supplement – with wild mushrooms, roasted shallots, horseradish mash, baby vegetables and Madeira Jus
Duo of venison £5.00 supplement – Pan fried loin and homemade pie with celeriac dauphinoise potato, braised cabbage and red wine sauce
Mediterranean vegetable and buffalo mozzarella stack with roasted red pepper sauce and basil oil
New forest mushroom tagliatelle, in a tarragon cream sauce with roasted cherry tomatoes and truffle oil
Cannelloni of sautéed spinach and ricotta cheese with tomato sauce and dressed leaves
Roasted butternut squash with mediterranean vegetables and herby seeds
Stuffed peppers filled with roasted vegetable cous cous and tomato and cumin sauce

Trio of mini desserts
Baked vanilla cheesecake
Sopley Berry pavlova
sparkly chocolate brownie

Or choose 3 from the below individual plated desserts:
Summer pudding with clotted cream
Orange and passion fruit tart with orange caramel sauce
Baked vanilla cheesecake with glazed raspberries
Lemon tart with raspberry sorbet and hazelnut praline
Double chocolate cheesecake with Belgian chocolate sauce
Lemon meringue tart with raspberries & pistachio praline
Dorset apple cake with salted caramel and clotted cream
Crème brûlée with poached pear and brownie pieces and shortbread biscuit
Warm cherry Bakewell tart with pistachios and cherry ripple ice-cream
Sticky toffee pudding with vanilla ice-cream and salted caramel sauce
Warm chocolate brownie with vanilla bean ice-cream

BBQ Menu

(minimum 20 guests)

Contains meat

Rib-eye steak with garlic butter, locally pork and leek sausage, free range chicken satay sausages
Mediterranean vegetable and mozzarella stack with roasted red pepper sauce

Served with:
Hot Jersey royal potatoes with mint butter
Crunchy coleslaw
Tomato, red onion and basil salad
Super food green salad
New Forest Summer berry pavlova


Contains meat

First Course – Tapas
Bruschetta with vine-ripened tomato, shallot & basil
Honey roasted ham with avocado salsa
Garlic prawns with lemon and parsley
Marinated Olives
Freshly baked breads with infused oils and balsamic

Main Course – Paella
Cooked in our large paella pan in front of your guests – Chicken, chorizo, tiger prawns, mussels, saffron rice and mixed peppers

Orange and passion fruit tart with caramelised Seville oranges

Children’s Menu

Contains meat

Available for children under the age of 12
Choose one dish for all children:

Margarita pizza
Bangers and mash with gravy and runner beans
Meatballs with penne pasta in tomato sauce
Home-made fish fingers, chips & beans
Beef burger with potato wedges
A smaller portion of the adult’s main course
New Forest ice-cream with warm chocolate brownie
Fresh fruit salad
Sopley strawberries & cream
A smaller portion of the adult’s dessert

Self service heat and serve meals

(minimum 10 persons/portions)

Contains meat

Beef lasagne with garlic bread, mixed salad and coleslaw
Chicken Balti, pilau rice, saag aloo, naan bread, salad and chutney
Shepherds pie with roasted root vegetables and green beans
Steak & Ringwood ale pie with colcannon mash and braised carrots
Chicken, ham and leek pie with potato wedges and ratatouille
Chilli con carne, Mexican rice, grated cheese, guacamole, salsa, jalapeños and mixed salad
Thai green chicken curry/vegetable pad Thai curry with jasmine rice
Lamb tagine, lemon & mint cous cous, garlic bread and mixed salad
Sweet n sour pork, egg fried rice, prawn crackers
Lamb moussaka/vegetable moussaka with mixed salad & garlic bread
New Forest mushroom risotto with parmesan & mixed seed micro salad
Mixed bean, lentil and sweet potato casserole with crusty bread


(minimum 10 persons/portions)

Profiteroles with Belgium chocolate sauce
Lemon meringue pie with raspberry sauce
New Forest berry pavlova
Sparkly chocolate tart
Baked vanilla cheesecake
Sticky toffee pudding with butterscotch sauce
Chocolate fudge cake

Full English Breakfast buffet …..for the morning after

Minimum 20 persons/portions

Contains meat

Free- range Cumberland sausages
Dry cured bacon
Free-range scrambled eggs
Grilled tomato
Grilled mushroom
Baked beans
Tomato ketchup and brown sauce

Picnic Hampers

(minimum 10 persons/portions)

Contains meat

Afternoon Tea

Selection of finger sandwiches
Honey roasted Bridport ham
Coronation chicken
Hampshire beef and horseradish
Free-range egg and cress
Mature cheddar and pickle
Brie, cranberry and rocket

Ham hock scotch egg
Pulled pork sausage roll

Freshly baked fruit scones with strawberry jam and clotted cream
Dorset apple cake

1 x Bottle of apple presse
1 x Bottle of prosecco

Finger Buffet

Selection of finger sandwiches
Tandoori chicken skewers with mint & yoghurt dip
Vegetable crudities with roasted pepper hummus
Honey roasted chipolata sausages with bbq dip
Tortilla chips & dips
Ham hock scotch eggs
Pulled pork sausage rolls

Mini Chocolate brownies
Fresh fruit skewers

1 x Bottle of apple presse
1 x Bottle of prosecco

Fork Buffet

Honey roasted Bridport ham
Breast of free-range Blandford turkey Somerset brie, roasted tomato and chive quiche
Potato salad with chive and red onion
Crunchy coleslaw
Mixed summer salad
Greek village salad
Assorted breads & butter

Mini Chocolate brownies
Fresh fruit skewers

1 x Bottle of apple presse
1 x Bottle of prosecco