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Bar & Bat Mitzvah Options

Helga’s Caterers helps couples parents plan sensational celebrations for their son or daughter's coming of age party that match their unique style. Helga’s is a family-owned catering business. That’s why we truly appreciate how much a beautiful bar or bat mitsvah means to your family. We’ll work with you to find wonderfully creative solutions for almost any budget.

 
Mozzerella and Tomato Appetizers from Helga's Catering Bar and Bat Mitzvah Menu 1

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Menu I

Bars to be set up offering premium mixed beverages, Chocolate Martinis, Apple Sour Martinis, beer and wine, assorted soft drinks, water, and ice. After dinner liqueurs including Gran Marnier, Kahlua, Cognac and Drambuie.* Waiters will greet guests as they arrive with silver trays of Martinis. Hors d'oeuvres to be passed on silver trays with pasta station with chefs cooking to order followed by cocktail, dinner buffet, and children's buffet and dessert.

$71/ person, Children’s Menu: $47.50/person

Lollipop Grilled Lamb Chops

Lollipop grilled lamb chops with mint pesto

Smoked Salmon

Smoked salmon on Blini topped with chives, crème Fraiche and capers

Antipasto Kebabs

Antipasto kebabs of cheese filled tortellini, sun-dried tomatoes and artichoke hearts

Pasta Station

Choices of pasta including penne, ziti and rotini, tender chunks of chicken, an array of fresh vegetables to choose from including peppers, mushrooms, onion, garlic and fresh basil, pesto with basil garlic and pine nuts, alfredo cream sauce, fresh tomato basil sauce, freshly Grated Parmesan cheese and dried pastas and Chianti bottles with candles for ambience

Phyllo triangles

Phyllo triangles with feta and sun-dried tomatoes baked to perfection

Poached Salmon

Whole Poached Salmon elegantly garnished with lemon scales and caviar, served with cucumber-dill sauce and cascading French baguettes

Chicken Picatta

 Tender medallions of chicken simmered in white wine sauce with fresh lemon and capers

Bread

An elaborate bread display with a variety of rolls, including Tuscan rolls, and butter

Mozzarella and Tomato Salad

Mozzarella and tomato salad tossed with fresh basil vinaigrette

Cocktail Buffet
and Kid’s Buffet

Includes: 
—A fresh fruit and cheese display offering an array of imported and domestic cheese and gourmet crackers garnished with fresh strawberries and grapes,

—Meatballs Marinara, mozzarella Sticks with marinara dipping sauce

—Grilled chicken kebabs with honey mustard dipping sauce,

—Miniature Pizza Bagels

—French Fries with Ketchup, baby carrots, cucumbers wheels, celery sticks and cherry tomatoes served with Ranch dressing

—Assorted sushi including salmon, yellowtail, tuna, and California Rolls served with soy sauce, pickled ginger and wasabi

Caesar’s Salad

Crisp Romaine lettuce tossed with croutons and parmesan in creamy Caesar dressing

Desserts

—Chocolate Fondue Station to be set up with chocolate flowing from a fountain accompanied by skewered strawberries, pineapples, melons, marshmallows and pretzel rods

—Assorted cheesecakes including fruit topped cheesecake, praline cheesecake and marble cheesecake

—Bananas Foster: A chef flambéing bananas to order in an orange sauce served with vanilla ice cream

—Midnight layer chocolate cake—Large bowl of raspberries and blackberries with whipped cream

—Freshly brewed coffee

*Optional: Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge.

 
Lamb Chops from Helga's Caterin Bar and Bat Mitzvah Menu II

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Menu II

Bars to be set up offering premium mixed beverages, beer, wine, champagne, soft drinks, water and ice.  Hors d’oeuvres to be passed on silver trays followed by pre-set first course, dinner buffet and dessert.*

$59.25/ person

Potato Baskets

Miniature red bliss potato baskets with sour cream and chives

Cocktail Buffett

Offering: —Assorted marinated Spanish Olives

—Celery sticks, baby carrots, sugar snap peas, and peeled cucumber wheels with herb dip—Manchego and assorted cheeses garnished with fresh strawberries and grapes accompanied by crackers, flat breads and cascading French baguettes

—Ceviche spoons with guacamole served on shaved ice with cilantro garnish and lemon wedge

Seared Tune Canapés

Seared tuna canapés served on a crispy fried won-ton with pickled ginger, wasabi and white radish

Blueberry Summer Salad

First course of blueberries with crumbled gorgonzola with mixed field greens and pecans tossed in a light raspberry vinaigrette

Chicken Polynesian

Chunks of chicken dipped in coconut batter served with chutney butter

Tuscan Rolls

Assorted Tuscan rolls, breads and butter

Halibut Veracruz

Filet of halibut served with fresh garlic, red, yellow and green peppers and olives in light cream sauce

Roasted Vegetable Medley

Roasted vegetable medley with eggplant, zucchini, peppers, yellow squash, onions and mushrooms

Grilled Lollipop Lamb Chops

Grilled lollipop lamb chops served with mint jelly and mango mint salsa at side

Round of Beef

Steamship round of beef carved to order flanked by an elaborate bread display with a variety of cocktail rolls served with horseradish sauce and Dijon mustard

Red Bliss Potatoes

Herb roasted red bliss potatoes

Special Celebration Cake

Layers of orange and vanilla cake decorated with butter cream frosting reading “Congratulations ______________” with freshly brewed coffee

*Optional: Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge

 
Green Beans Almondine from Helga's Catering Bar and Bat Mitzvah Menu III

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Menu III

Bars to be set up offering premium mixed beverages, Chocolate Martinis, Apple Sour Martinis, beer and wine, assorted soft drinks, water, and ice. After dinner liqueurs including Gran Marnier, Kahlua, Cognac and Drambuie.* Hors D'oeuvres passed on Silver Trays followed by a cocktail buffet, dinner buffet and dessert.

$48.75/person

Smoked Whitefish

Smoked Whitefish served on Belgian Endive

Miniature Beef Wellington

Miniature Beef Wellington with Béarnaise Sauce

White Pizza

Miniature white pizza squares

Chicken Kebabs

Chicken kebabs with red and green peppers and honey mustard dipping sauce

Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Miniature Vegetarian Spring Rolls with Duck Sauce

Fresh Fruit and Cheese

A Magnificent Fresh Fruit and Cheese Display: fresh strawberries flowing onto trays of mounded grapes and an array of domestic and imported cheeses including Brie en Croute with raspberry spread garnished with a variety of gourmet crackers

Tilapia Nicoise

Ripe plum tomatoes, garlic and black olives tossed with virgin olive oil and fresh rosemary topped on fresh filet of Tilapia

Orzo Florentine

Orzo Florentine

Beef Bourguignon

Tender chunks of beef simmered with mushrooms, pearl onions and red wine and served in a pastry shell

Mesclun Salad

Mixed green mesclun salad of red and green oak lettuce, frisee, arugula, and radicchio tossed with strawberries in balsamic vinaigrette

Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Bread

Artesian bread, rolls and butter

Special Celebration Cake

Chocolate and vanilla cake swirl with chocolate custard and chocolate butter cream frosting reading “Congratulations ______________”

Dipped Strawberries

Strawberries dipped in dark and white chocolate

Coffee

Freshly brewed coffee

*Optional: Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge

 
Vegetarian Spring Rolls from Helga's Cateing Bar and Bat Mitzvah Menu IV

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Menu IV

Bar to be set up offering premium mixed beverages, beer and wine, assorted soft drinks, water and ice. After dinner liqueurs including Gran Marnier, Kahlua, Cognac and Drambuie.* Menu IV features a Quesadilla Bar, Mashed Potato Bar, Asian Station, followed by a sit down dinner and dessert.

$58.75/person

Quesadilla Bar

Chefs cooking to order a variety of quesadillas including:

—Classic Cheese Quesadillas

—Smoked Salmon with Cream Cheese, Capers, and Dill

—Chicken with Grated Cheddar Cheese

—Condiments of chunky salsa, guacamole, and sour cream

Salmon Florentine

Filet of salmon wrapped in puff pastry with fresh spinach and baked to perfection served with cucumber dill sauce

Mashed Potato and Sweet Potato Martini Bar

Condiments include:

—Cheddar cheese

—Chives

—Sour cream

—Sautéed Mushrooms

—Wanuts

—Brown sugar

—Miniature marshmallows

Filet Mignon

Filet mignon served with horseradish sauce

Asian Station

To be set up featuring:

—Miniature vegetarian spring rolls with duck sauce

—Sweet and sour meatballs

—Grilled Chicken satay with Thai Peanut dipping sauce

—Chinese to go containers and chopsticks

—Oriental props and fans for ambiance

Risi Bisi

Rice with peas

Dessert Trio

Dessert trio of Passion Fruit Cake, Tiramisu, and White Chocolate Mousse Cake served on a bed of raspberry coulis with fresh berries

Coffee

Freshly brewed coffee

*Optional: Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge.

 
Spinach Salad wtih Mandarin Oranges from Helga's Catering Bar and Bat Mitzvah Menu V

Bar & Bat Mitzvah Menu V

Bar to be set up offering premium mixed beverages, Mojitos, Margaritas, beer and wine, assorted soft drinks, water and ice or Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge.*  Hors D'oeuvres to be passed on Silver Trays followed by dinner buffet and dessert.

$33.50/person

Grilled Duck Bites

Grilled Cajun duck bites served with Creole dipping sauce

Teriyaki Salmon

Grilled teriyaki filet of salmon with fresh lemon wedges

Jamaican Jerk beef

Jamaican Jerk beef skewers with mango chutney

Glazed Chicken

Apricot glazed breast of chicken

Spanakopita

Spinach and feta triangles wrapped in phyllo dough and baked to perfection

Rice Medley

Wild and white rice medley with dried cranberries

Julienne Vegetables

A colorful medley of julienne vegetables

Dessert

A variety of miniature French pastries including Napoleons, Fruit Tarts and Eclairs

Spinach Salad

Spinach Salad with mandarin oranges and sugar-coated almonds tossed in balsamic vinaigrette

Coffee

Freshly brewed coffee

Bread Display

An elaborate bread display with a variety of rolls and butter

*Optional: Provide your own bar or let Helga’s take care of it at an additional charge.

 

Children's Beverage Station

Kid’s beverage station to be set up offering banana smoothies, strawberry smoothies, soft drinks, water, and ice.

$10/person

 
Mozzerella Sticks from Helga's Catering Chlidren's Menu 1

Children's Menu 1

$26/person

Fruit and Cheese

A fresh fruit and cheese display offering an array of imported and domestic cheese and gourmet crackers garnished with fresh strawberries and grapes

Grilled Chicken Kebabs

Grilled chicken kebabs with honey mustard dipping sauce

Meatballs Marinara

Meatballs Marinara

Pizza Bagels

Miniature Pizza Bagels

Mozzarella Sticks

Mozzarella Sticks with marinara dipping sauce

French Fries

French fries with ketchup

Veggies

Baby carrots, cucumbers wheels, celery sticks and cherry tomatoes and served with Ranch dressing

Assorted Sushi

Assorted sushi including salmon, yellowtail, tuna, and California Rolls served with soy sauce, pickled ginger and wasabi

 
Hamburger sliders from Helga's Catering Children's Menu 2

Children's Menu 2

$17.50/person

Chicken Nuggets

Chicken nuggets with honey mustard

Bread

Bread sticks and butter

Sliders

Miniature hamburgers served with condiments of American cheese, lettuce, tomato, ketchup and mustard

Veggies

Celery sticks, baby carrots, sugar snap peas and peeled cucumber wheels with Ranch dressing

 
Pigs-in-a-blanket from Helga's Catering Children's Menu 3

Children's Menu 3

$21.75/person

Cocktail Hour Snacks

—Warm pretzels served with mustard and cheese sauce
—A variety of chips and pretzels

Pigs-in-a-Blanket

Miniature all beef hot dogs in puff pastry served with Ketchup

Chicken Tenders

Chicken tenders served with honey-mustard, ranch and barbecue sauces

Fruit Platter

Freshly manicured fruit platter to include strawberries, melons, kiwi, pineapple and grapes

Baked Ziti

Ziti pasta cooked al dente and tossed with marinara sauce and mozzarella baked to perfection

Cookies

Extra large homemade chocolate chip and snickerdoodle cookies

 

Ice Cream Bar

Ice Cream Sundae Station with vanilla ice cream, sliced strawberries in syrup, pineapple topping, caramel sauce, chocolate sauce, whipped cream, rainbow sprinkles, M&M’s, crumbled Oreos, chopped nuts and cherries

$12.75/person

 

Mexican Fiesta and Taco Bar

$17.50/person

Chicken Fajitas

Chicken Fajitas with peppers and onion with flour tortillas and taco shells

Toppings

Condiments of shredded lettuce, cheddar cheese, guacamole, salsa and sour cream

Mexican Spiced Beef

With flour tortillas and taco shells

Spanish Rice

Spanich rice

 

Orient Express

$17.50/person

Spring Rolls

Miniature vegetarian spring rolls with duck sauce

Broccoli and Beef

Stir Fry broccoli and beef

Lo Mein Noodles

Lo Mein Noodles

Rice

White steamed rice

Chicken Satay

Grilled Chicken satay with Thai Peanut dipping sauce

And More...

Hot and Cold Soups, Desserts and Beverages are available. Please see our A La Carte Menu.