Let’s Do Brunch!

Jen Royle:
Dare To Taste
 84 reviews
Best of Boston 2015, 2016 & 2017

Planning a special birthday, bridal or baby shower? Brunch is the perfect choice for you and your guests. With presentation being the key factor in making a brunch unique, we take the simplest brunch items from an old-fashioned buffet and make it personal. Book your brunch today for an afternoon for the memory books.

* Tastings are scheduled for WEDDINGS ONLY *


Coffee & Tea 
Enjoy freshly brewed (on-site) regular and/or decaf coffee and a large variety of tea bags served with sugar cubes, homemade vanilla bean sugar, milk/cream and honey. 

Inquire about using Mason Jars for your beverages
Inquire about using Mason Jars for your beverages


Beverages

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Cranberry, Orange, Pineapple and/or Apple juice served in large glass jars – Add a splash of club soda and make it a spritzer!

Lemonade/Ice tea 
Extra large jar of serve-yourself fresh lemonade, ice tea and/or a John Daly with fresh sliced lemons. 

Mimosa Please!
Orange juice and Champagne 

Breakfast/Lunch Items

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Waffle Cones & Fruit
Large waffle cones filled with fresh fruit — Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes, kiwi.

Fruit Skewers
Seasonal fruit served on wooden skewers. Fruit skewer can be served over a mini bowl of yogurt.

Parfait Cups
Creamy Yogurt, Crunchy Granola and Fresh Fruit layered in mini cups
served in Mini Mason Jars

French Toast and/or Belgium Waffle Bar
Texas French Toast and/or Belgium Waffles served buffet style with bowls of serve-yourself toppings: Hot Fudge, Maple Syrup, Homemade Whipped Cream, Fresh Fruit (strawberries & Bananas) and Chocolate Chips

 

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Mini Pancake Stacks
Silver Dollar Pancakes (or waffles) served on a mini wooden skewer, topped with a blueberry, drizzled with maple syrup and garnished with a fresh mint leaf.

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Oatmeal Buffet
Plain oatmeal you can spruce up yourself with Diced Apple, Brown Sugar, Raisins and Cinnamon & Sugar

French Toast Skewers
Homemade French toast sticks served on a wooden skewer
with a side of warm maple syrup

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Classic Hot Breakfast Items/Buffet
Scrambled Eggs ADD: Cheese
Bacon, sausage links, home fries


Bakery Items
Muffins: Assorted homemade Muffins
served with a variety of fruit jellies and butter on the side
Croissants: Individual Croissants baked to perfection
served with a variety of fruit jellies and butter on the side
Bagels: A variety of fresh baked bagels
served with a variety of fruit jellies, butter and a variety of cream cheese on the side

Coffee Cake
Homemade coffee cake with brown sugar swirl in the center and a crunchy sweet topping

Quiche
Mini or Whole

– Ham & Cheese

– Spinach & Swiss
– Mushroom and Cheddar
– Goat Cheese and Tomato

Omelet Station
Choose from whole eggs or egg whites, add your favorite toppings

Toppings: Cheddar cheese, bacon, mushrooms, onions, green peppers and diced tomatoes

Mini Breakfast Tacos
Scrambled eggs and melted cheese served in a mini flour tortilla

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Other Popular Items

French Fries with Dipping Sauces
Homemade french fries with roasted garlic, parmesan and chipotle dipping sauces on the side (squirt bottles)

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Mini Lobster Rolls
Maine lobster meat tossed lightly in mayonnaise on a toasted bun
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Chicken & Waffles
Buttermilk Fried Chicken on Mini Waffles
served with sweet or spicy Maple drizzle 

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Fried Chicken Sliders
Buttermilk fried chicken smothered topped with roasted red pepper aioli and a dill pickle slice served on a mini slider roll
Substitute: Meatball, Pulled Pork, BLT
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Mini Pita Sandwiches
Chicken salad, egg salad or tuna salad served in a mini pita pocket
(VERY MINI)

Individual Crudite Cups  
Carrots, Celery, Red Peppers & Zucchini sticks served with Ranch Dip

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Caprese Skewers  
Grape Tomatoes, Mozzarella Pearls and Fresh Basil drizzled with Olive Oil and Sea Salt, served on a wooden skewer

Chipotle Shrimp Mini Tortilla
Chipotle-seasoned grilled shrimp topped with citrus & sesame slaw and avocado cream folded in a mini grilled flour tortilla

Mini Soup Bowls

Roasted Tomato, Basil & Ginger
Slow-roasted tomatoes with fresh basil and a hint of ginger served with mini grilled cheese bites on a skewer

Other Soups: Classic minestrone, Chicken Noodle, French Onion, Turkey Chili, Butternut Squash, New England Clam Chowder or Fish Chowder, Italian Wedding Soup, Beef Stew

Antipasto Platter

Italian Meats and Cheeses displayed with Roasted Red Peppers, Blanched Asparagus, Roasted Roma Tomatoes, Italian Olive Medley, Grilled Eggplant Slices and Artichoke Hearts

Bruschetta
– Prosciutto, Goat Cheese, Fig Jam, Toasted Almond Crumble
– Fresh Mozzarella, Roma tomatoes, White Beans, Fresh Basil, Olive Oil
– Roasted Eggplant, Ricotta Cheese, Olive Oil, Sea Salt

(Photo by "The Seasoned Mom"

Salads
Spinach/bacon/egg , Caesar (add grilled chicken), Kale/green apple/raisins/grilled chicken, Arugula/pine nuts/roasted cherry tomatoes/parmesan, Arugula/goat cheese/dried cranberries/walnuts, BLT Salad, Garden Salad

Mini Wedge Salads
Iceberg Lettuce, Crumbled Bleu Cheese and Crumbled Bacon drizzled with creamy Bleu Cheese Dressing

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Waldorf Chicken Salad in Lettuce Leaves
White meat chicken tossed with toasted walnuts, raisins and green apples, served in a Butter lettuce leaf

Meat Carving Station
Spiral Honey Ham, Roasted Turkey Breast, Baked Chicken, Rib Eye Steak (extra cost) — Carved and served on a large wooden board

Roasted Potatoes
Yukon and White Potatoes baked in olive oil, fresh Italian Herbs (Parsley, Thyme and Rosemary) and finished with sea salt

Desserts

 Chocolate Covered Strawberries
Large fresh strawberries covered in milk chocolate and drizzled with white chocolate as garnish 

Strawberry Shortcake
Homemade Sponge Cake topped with fresh Strawberries and hand-Whipped Cream, finished with Powdered Sugar & fresh mint – Served in individual bowls. (blueberries optional)

Vanilla pound cake squares with fresh fruit and homemade whipped creamMini Cannoli 
Classic Italian Cannoli filled with sweet ricotta cheese,
topped with mini chocolate chips

Mini Italian cannoli
Mini Italian cannoli


Thank you for choosing “Dare To Taste.”  Adjustments and substitutions can be made upon request.

 

Please review the following prices/fees before booking with Dare To Taste. All fees will be broken down on your invoice.

  • A 20% deposit and signed invoice is due at the time of booking.
  • Payment is due in full at the time of the service. For corporate events/accounts, payment is due within 30 days.
  • All credit card payments will be charged an additional 3% processing fee. There is no fee for payments via check.
  • EXACT headcount is due ONE WEEK prior to your event.
  • Cutlery/plates/napkins are an additional charge.
  • Buffets are serve-yourself. Additional servers are $150 per event for the entire time.
  • Bartenders are $250 per event for 4 hours. Bar kit and fruit (lemons/limes) are provided.
  • Table cloths are provided for buffets and food tables. Any additional cloths, round or rectangle, black or white, are $8 per linen for dry cleaning.
  • The following one-time fee is added to every service and is included in your quote: This fee is for menu planning, shopping (usually multiple times), prep, delivery, setup, and if applicable, full service during your event and kitchen cleanup.


$250 – Parties up to 50 guests
$300 – Parties  50-100 guests
$350 – Parties over 100
*ALL Weddings $500 Service Fee*

Contact Jen@DareToTaste.com or fill out the form below for a quote!