Seated Dining Menu

Les Amuses-Bouche

To start the soirée, Nico will whet your appetite with an assortment of hors d’œuvre selected from the canapés menu.

L’ Entrée

Soupe de Moules et Saint-Jacques
Mussels and scallops steamed in a rich leek and saffron broth
topped with a puff pastry crust

Pavé of Akaroa Salmon
Salmon Fillet served with crayfish bisque
and a julienne of fried leeks

A Goaty Rendez-Vous
Duo of roasted goat cheese and butter-pear relish
served between fine pastry layers and drizzled with a port wine glaze

Crayfish Bisque
Creamy crayfish broth served with garlic croutons
and rouille Provençale

Escargots Vol-au-Vent
Vol-au-vent of snails braised in a Burgundy style sauce
served with sautéed spinach and fried garlic

Lamb de Paris
Seared tender marinated lamb fillets served on a medley of char-grilled vegetables,
French grain mustard dressing

Tequila Cured Salmon Des Amoureux
Cured Akaroa salmon finely sliced with a dash of lime and tequila infused olive oil,
served with fresh asparagus and crostinis

Le Sorbet

Orange wine and lime sorbet with a dash of Zubrowska vodka

Mixed berries sorbet with a dash of crème de cassis

Le Main Course

Filet de Bœuf aux morilles
Aged beef fillet,
served with a Morels sauce, sautéed potatoes and capsicums farcis

Terakihi & Seafood Meli-Melo
Fillet of terakihi served with a seafood medley creamy broth
rice pilaf au saffron and braised bok choy

Venison Jolie
Venison fillets wrapped in streaky bacon
served with a caramelised poached pear and Sichuan pepper jus de viande

Chicken Romeo & Juliet
Chicken breast wrapped in prosciutto ham on a nest of summer vegetables and
gourmet potatoes served with a creamy mushroom sauce

Le Canard à l’Orange – A Quacky Feast
Moist & tender confit of duck slowly braised in a tangy jus,
green bean log and potatoes Landaise

Saumon Au Pistou
Fillet of Akaroa salmon served with a sweet basil pesto sauce
sautéed asparagus and coriander rice timbale

Lamb Provençal
French rack of lamb served with a char-grilled ratatouille Provenale and gratin dauphinois
lemon thyme jus

Coq au Vin
A French favourite of corn fed chicken pieces marinated in red wine,
braised with mushrooms, bacon and baby onions

Le Dessert

Crêpes Façon Suzette
Crêpes served with an orange and Cointreau coulis,
topped with homemade vanilla bean ice cream

Croquant au Chocolat
A dark chocolate parfait with a chestnut cream heart and a chocolate coat,
Baileys crème anglaise

Crème Brulée à la Vanille
A silky custard like French classic
topped with a crunchy toffee and fresh marinated berries

Moulin Rouge
Pears poached in red wine served with chocolate sauce
and French liquorice ice cream

Chocolate Marble Cheesecake
Belgium white and dark chocolate cheesecake,
served with an orange and Cointreau coulis

Mini Croc-en-bouche
Choux pastries each filled with alternatively café, dark chocolate and baileys patissière,
served with strawberries and a dash of crunchy caramel

Strawberries on the Hot Side
Caramelised strawberries and Sichuan pepper
served in a crêpe with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce

Grand Croc-en-bouche (French Wedding Cake)
A tower of choux pastries each filled with alternatively café, dark chocolate and
Baileys patissière, drizzled with a crunchy caramel and served with strawberries