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Full Service Catering

Life is full of moments to come together and celebrate, and exceptional food and beverages make any occasion a memorable one. Whether your event is a corporate gathering, social affair, or the occasion of a lifetime, Nolavore offers creative menus utilizing high quality local & seasonal ingredients to elevate your experience.

Hors d'oeuvres on platter

Corporate Catering

Nolavore has the culinary and organizational expertise to make your corporate event truly special. From setup to cleanup, we handle every event with a high level of skill and sophistication, leaving no detail overlooked.

Wedding Catering

Add a touch of culinary excellence to your wedding day with Nolavore’s exceptional catering services. We’re not just about food; we’re all about crafting an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. From the first course to the last, we handle all the details so you can relax and savor every moment. Count on Nolavore to make your wedding a flavorful affair, where each bite is as memorable as the love you’re celebrating.

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Overhead view of several food items in serving dishes: Bacon-wrapped dates, deviled eggs, lamp chops, gougeres, and soup

Social Event Catering

Make your social event a grand affair with Nolavore’s exceptional catering services. Whether it’s a birthday bash, anniversary celebration, or a casual get-together with friends and family, we’re here to add a touch of culinary magic to your special occasion. Our experienced team brings a creative flair to each dish, ensuring every detail suits your unique vision.

Catering Menus

View our sample menus below or browse our complete list of menu options, then let us know your favorites and we’ll design a customized menu just for you!

Breakfast Souffle

Brunch

Muffins & Bagels Granola & Fresh Fruit Frittatas Shrimp & Grits Coffee & Tea Champagne & Mimosas

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Cocktail

Passed Hors d’Oeuvres Canapés & Brochettes Mini Sandwiches Pickup Sweets Specialty Cocktail Blends

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Guests serving themselves pulled pork sliders in front a buffet at a party.

Buffet

Cheese & Charcuterie Sliders & Salads Louisiana Pot Cooking Housemade Desserts Wines & Local Beers

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Seated dinner plate with spinach, beef, and mashed potatoes

Seated

Soups Local Seafood Beef & Lamb Roasted Vegetables Premium Still & Sparkling Wines

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Full Spring & Summer Menus

V=Vegan | Veg=Vegetarian | GF=Gluten Free

Seafood

  • Crawfish Empanadillas
  • Seared Salmon Skewers w/ Thai Basil Pesto (GF)
  • Mahi Mahi Ceviche in Persian Cucumber Cups (GF)
  • Grilled Gulf Shrimp Brochettes with Sweet Chili & Garden Mint (GF)
  • Deviled Crab Cakes w/ Scallion Crema
  • Black & White Sesame Ahi Tuna Skewers w/ Ponzu Dipping Sauce (GF)
  • Wasabi Mayo Tuna & Cucumber w/ Tobiko (GF)
  • Poached Shrimp Canape w/ Cream Cheese & Aycock’s Pepper Jelly
  • Coconut Shrimp w/ Mango Dipping Sauce
  • Crabmeat Ravigote in Persian Cucumber Cups
  • Crab & Corn Fritter w/ Roasted Poblano Aioli

Beef & Lamb

  • Argentine Style Beef Empanadillas
  • Grilled Lamb Chops w/ Mango & Apricot Chutney (GF)
  • Korean Beef Bulgogi in Napa Cabbage Wraps (GF)
  • Lamb Kefta Meatballs w/ Lemon Tahini (GF)
  • Grilled Beef Brochettes w/ Chimichurri (GF)

Chicken

  • Chicken Satay w/ Indonesian Peanut Sauce (GF)
  • Tandoori Chicken Brochettes (GF)
  • Curried Chicken & Apple Puffs

Pork

  • Gorgonzola & Prosciutto Crostini w/ Strawberry & Aged Balsamic
  • Deviled Eggs w/ Hickory Bacon & Smoked Paprika (GF)
  • Jerk Pork Brochettes (GF)
  • Bacon Wrapped Dates (GF)
  • Pork & Ginger Meatballs w/ Ponzu Dipping Sauce (GF)
  • Twice Baked Yukon Golds w/ Hickory Smoked Bacon, Sour Cream, Cheddar & Chives (GF)

Vegetarian

  • Gougeres (Veg)
  • Semolina Cakes w/ Spinach and Feta (Veg)
  • Creole Tomato & Thai Basil Bruschetta (V)
  • Brie & Acadian Honey Crostini w/ Truffle Salt (Veg)
  • Shiitake Mushroom Crostini w/ Fresh Goat Cheese (Veg)
  • Suppli al Telefono w/ Roasted Tomato Dip (V)
  • Gazpacho Shots (V)

Fresh Fruit Platter (GF,V)
Tropical Fruits & Fresh Berries

Mediterranean Mezze Board (Veg)
Trio of Dips, Semolina Cakes, Falafel, Za’atar Roasted Veggies, Marcona Almonds & Dates, Kalamata Olives & Roasted Garlic, Fresh Mozzarella & Grape Tomatoes, & Garlic Pita Chips

Artisanal Cheese Board (Veg)
Dried Fruits, Spiced Pecans & Fig Preserves, Assorted Crackers

Creole Country Sausage Board (GF)
Andouille, Chaurice, & Italian Sausages w/ Honey Mustard, Creole Mustard, & Dijon

Nolavore’s Charcuterie Board
Prosciutto, Assorted Salumi, Marinated Artichokes, Roasted Red Peppers, Mixed Olives & Roasted Garlic, Housemade Pickles, Creole Mustard, & Garlic Crostini

Peel and Eat Pickled Shrimp Platter (GF)
Served in a Citrus Herb Ice Bowl

Sliced Jerk Chicken & Fried Plantain Platter (GF)

Gulf Shrimp Remoulade
Mixed Lettuces & Garlic Crostini

Spanish Tortilla (V)
Egg, Potato & Roasted Pepper

Tail On Boiled Louisiana Shrimp (GF)
w/ Fresh Horseradish Cocktail

Sliders

  • Smoked Pulled Pork w/ Coriander Lime Slaw
  • Classic Cowboy w/ House Cured Pickles, Hickory Bacon & Sharp Cheddar
  • Kefta Lamb w/ Bulgarian Feta & Olive Tapenade
  • Jerk Chicken w/ Coriander Lime Slaw
  • Grilled Andouille w/Mississippi Chow Chow & Creole Mustard
  • Deviled Crab Cake w/ Shredded Lettuce & Scallion Crema
  • Fried Green Tomato (Veg) w/ Remoulade Sauce
  • Black Bean (V) w/ Garlic Aioli

Mini Sandwiches

  • Roasted Turkey & Thai Basil Pesto Aioli
  • Black Forest Ham & Gruyere
  • Tuna Salad & Egg Salad
  • Curried Chicken w/ Apple & Cranberry
  • Shrimp Remoulade w/ Mixed Greens
  • Wright’s Hickory Smoked BLT w/ Garlic Aioli

Dips & Spreads*

  • White Bean & Roasted Garlic Dip (V)
  • Nolavore’s Hummus (V)
  • Pimento Goat Cheese Dip (Veg)
  • Lemon Tahini (V)
  • Eggplant Caponata (V)
  • Taramasalata

* with Housemade Garlic Crostini or Pita Chips

Louisiana & Creole Pot Cooking

  • Ginger Shrimp Creole (GF)
  • Chicken Andouille Gumbo
  • Gulf Shrimp Etouffee
  • Sweet Potato & Veggie Coconut Curry (V, GF)
  • Beef Pepperpot (GF)
  • White Bean Ragout (GF) w/ Smoked Chaurice & Tuscan Kale
  • Caribbean Chicken & Potato Curry (GF)
  • Cajun Style Jambalaya (GF)
  • Creole Red Beans w/ Andouille Sausage (GF)
  • Roasted Chicken w/ Shiitake Mushroom Gravy (GF)

Buffet/Family Style/Plated Dinners

  • Tuscan Lemon Chicken (GF)
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin w/ Garlic Oil & Rosemary (GF)
  • Braised Beef Short Ribs w/ Cane Syrup Gastrique (GF)
  • Grilled & Sliced Skirt Steak w/ Chimichurri (GF)
  • Grilled Lamb Chops w/ Mango & Apricot Chutney (GF)
  • Pork Roulade w/ Roasted Pepper, Marinated Artichoke & Feta
  • Mahi Mahi Escabeche w/ Sweet Pepper & Onion (GF)
  • Grilled Atlantic Salmon w/ Thai Basil Pesto (GF)
  • Chicken & Green Chili Enchiladas (GF)
  • Deviled Louisiana Crab Cakes w/ Scallion Crema
  • Gulf Shrimp Puttanesca w/ Roasted Tomato & Garlic, Kalamatas, Capers & Matiz Anchovy (GF)
  • Gulf Seafood & Smoked Chaurice Paella (GF) (Family Style Only)
  • Double Cut Jerk Pork Chops

Action Stations

  • McEwen’s Stone Ground Grit Station
    w/ Gulf Shrimp Etouffee, Smoked Pulled Pork, Hickory Smoked Bacon, Sour Cream & Chives, Sharp Cheddar
  • Slider Station
  • Bananas Foster Station
  • Omelette Station

Late Night Bites

  • Fried Yukon Gold Wedges w/ Hoff’s Smokin’ Ghost Ketchup
  • Mini Grilled Gruyere Sammies w/ Andalusian Gazpacho
  • Louisiana Crawfish Empanadillas
  • Sliders
    • Pulled Pork w/ Coriander Lime Slaw
    • Grilled Andouille w/ Mississippi Chow Chow
    • Vegan Black Bean w/ Garlic Aioli

Green & Grain Salads

  • Nolavore Salad (Veg, GF)
    Dried Cranberries, Sweetly Spiced Pecans, Chevre & Cane Vinaigrette
  • Mixed Green Salad (Veg)
    Shredded Veggies, Scallions, Garlic Crostini & Buttermilk-Herb Dressing
  • Creole Tomato & Cucumber (Veg)
    Feta & Thai Basil
  • Farro Grain Salad (V)
    Radish, Blueberry, Spearmint & Lemon Dressing
  • Green Papaya Salad (GF)
    Yard Long Beans, Cilantro, Crushed Peanuts & Lime Dressing
  • Fusilli Pasta Salad (Veg)
    Roasted Peppers & Garlic, Cured Olives, Scallions & Grana Padano
  • Sitto’s Tabouleh Salad (V)
  • Green Bean Salad (Veg, GF)
    Cherry Tomatoes & Feta
  • Classic Caesar Salad
    Matiz Anchovy & Garlic Crostini
  • Coriander Lime Slaw (V)

House Breads*

  • Mary Abbay’s Yeast Rolls (Veg)
  • Maple Street Rolls (Veg)
  • Corn Muffins (Veg, GF)

* with Garden Herb Butter

Specialty Focaccias

  • Garlic Oil & Oven Roasted Tomato (V)
  • Grilled Squash & Zucchini (V)
  • Eggplant Caponata (V)

Side Dishes

Pasta Sides

  • Fettuccine w/ Thai Basil Pesto & Grana Padano
  • Penne Rigate w/ Oven Roasted Tomatoes & Garden Basil
  • Pasta Shells & Sharp Cheddar

Rice & Potato Sides

  • Burnished Potatoes w/ Garden Rosemary (V)
  • Mashed Yukon Golds w/ Roasted Garlic & Chives (GF)
  • McEwen’s Creamy Stone Ground Grits (Veg, GF)
  • Jasmine Rice (V)
  • Yellow Rice Pilaf w/ Turmeric & Herbs (V)
  • Green Rice Pilaf w/ Roasted Poblano Peppers & Herbs (V)
  • Herbed Yukon Gold Potato Salad (Veg, GF)

Vegetable Sides

  • Green Beans with Gremolata
  • Grilled Summer Vegetables
    Squash, Zucchini, Eggplant, Red Pepper, & Onion
  • Roman Artichokes
  • Garden Ratatouille
  • Cuban Style Black Beans w/ Roasted Poblanos (V, GF)

Pickup Desserts

Cookies & Bars (Veg)

  • Citrus Snowball Cookies
  • Chocolate Earthquake Cookies (GF)
  • Fig & Almond Thumbprints
  • Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Blueberry Crumb Squares
  • Double Chocolate Brownies
  • Peanut Butter & Chocolate (V)

Pick Up Sweets

  • Brazilian Brigadeiros (Veg, GF)
  • Mini Galaxie Pies

Family Style/Plated Desserts (Veg)

  • Banana Rum Crème Brûlée (GF)
  • Mango Coconut Rice Pudding w/ Toasted Almonds (GF)
  • Bananas Foster Crepes w/ Chantilly Cream
  • Ponchatoula Strawberry Shortcakes
  • Karin’s Peach Kuchen
  • North Shore Blueberry Crisp
  • Tres Leches Cake
  • Chocolate Oblivion Torte w/ Blueberry Coulis (GF)

Breakfast Platters

  • Hard Boiled Eggs (Veg, GF)
  • Savory Egg Muffin Platter Chevre & Roasted Pepper, Andouille & Cheddar
  • Assorted Muffin Platter (Veg)
    Blueberry Swirl, Coffee Cake, & Banana Nut
  • Assorted Bagel Platter w/ Plain & Flavored Cream Cheeses — Smoked Salmon, Blueberry Swirl, Kalamata Olive Tapenade, & Thai Basil Pesto
  • Seasonal Fruit Platter (V, GF) w/ Tropical Fruits & Fresh Berries
  • Cranberry Pecan Granola (Veg, GF) w/ Greek Yogurt

Full Service Breakfast & Brunch

  • Breakfast Souffles w/ Chevre & Roasted Pepper, Andouille & Cheddar
  • Egg Frittata (Veg, GF) w/ Zucchini & Caramelized Onion
  • Omelette Station
  • Pain Perdu (Veg) w/ Steen’s Cane Syrup
  • Sauteed Gulf Shrimp (GF) w/Onions & Peppers
  • Creamy Stone Ground Grits (Veg, GF)
  • Burnished Potatoes (V, GF) with Garden Rosemary
  • Wright’s Hickory Bacon (GF)
  • Grilled Andouille Sausage (GF)
  • Southern Style Biscuits (Veg) w/ Butter & Blueberry Preserves

Premium Wines

Local Beers & Seltzers

Specialty Cocktail Blends

Beverage Mixers & Garnishes

Coffee & Tea

Juices & Sodas

Lemonade & Herbal Hibiscus Tea

Bottled Still & Sparkling Water

Nolavore-to-Go

Simply looking to order party fare for pickup or delivery? Order ahead and schedule pick up or dropoff of our hors d’oeuvre platters, delectable entrees and sides, boxed meals, snacks, sweets and more. We hope to serve you soon!

Nolavore will be closed for summer vacation from Thursday, July 4th through Sunday July 21st, reopening on Monday, July 22nd.
For any requests before July 22nd, please email us at nolavore@gmail.com.