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Wedding Catering in Kamloops: All About Our Appetizers

January 6th 2023

For some folks, food satisfaction is all about the main course. For others, it’s the little things they find tantalizing, and it is for those people we at the Nourishing Gourmet work hard to satisfy by offering a wide variety of delicious, high quality appetizers. If you’re new to the Nourishing Gourmet, we provide wedding catering services in and around Kamloops using as many seasonal, local, and organic ingredients as possible. It is our mission to provide gourmet food and exceptional wedding catering services using wholesome ingredients.

There are a few reasons why you might want to serve appetizers at your wedding reception or other special event. Perhaps you’re having a small, intimate afternoon affair without the need for a full-service dinner? Or perhaps there is a significant time gap between your wedding and reception and you don’t want your guests to wilt from hunger? Appetizers are also an effective way to entertain your family and friends before the main event takes place. They’ll also ensure your guests can nibble while enjoying cocktail hour prior to dinner, helping lessen the chances they’ll over imbibe early on in the festivities.

Our full list of Appetizers and Wedding Buffet menus are available here, but we’re delighted to share a few client favourites.Brie Phyllo Cups with Okanagan Stone Fruit Chutney

Wedding Anniversary Appetizers

At a 50th wedding anniversary celebration, the beautiful Shuswap setting was enhanced by the amazing décor and succulent food choices. The meal started out with appetizers consisting of Iberico Ham Crostini, Fig and Brie Phyllo Cups with Okanagan stone fruit chutney, Prawn Lollipops and Champagne.

In order to help create the perfect wedding for another set of clients, we crafted beautiful charcuterie boards for each table, garnished with locally cured meats, homemade cranberry chutney and fresh fruits as well as a special warm fry bread called gnocco frito, prepared onsite.

Appetizer Canoe

Canoe charcuterie boardAt yet another unique, fabulous local wedding, we were able to create our first ever custom canoe antipasto platter onsite for the guests to enjoy. Over 15 feet of premium Italian meats and cheeses dominated this bountiful buffet while roasted red pepper dip, homemade hummus and tzatziki gave everyone something special to dip their crackers and fresh breads into. Edible flowers sourced from our local catering gardens put the finishing touches on this masterpiece.

With decades of experience behind us, we know that what matters is helping to make your special day perfect and that includes catering to the tastes and food preferences of you and your guests. For that reason, we have a wide selection of appetizers to choose from. Whether you’re looking for vegetarian, gluten-free, or seafood options, we have something for everyone.

Wide Selection of Appetizers

Vegetarian Options Include:
Spanakopita Triangles with Tzatziki
Fig & Brie Cheese Filo Tarts
Fresh Heirloom Tomato Bruschetta with Saved Parmesan

Gluten-Free Options Include:
Prosciutto Wrapped Prawns with Mango Pineapple Salsa
Beef Teriyaki Sautee Skewers
Mini Zucchini Roll Ups with Mint Goat Cheese & Red Bell Pepper

Seafood Options Include:
Smoked Salmon Crostini with Lemon Dill Créme Fraiche
Warm Seafood Brochette
Thai Prawn Spring Rolls with Peanut or Sweet Chili Sauce

If our menu options make your stomach growl and you’d like to explore more options for your wedding catering needs, contact us today at 250-299-9465,, or use the form below and we’ll do our best to help make your dreams come true.

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