Appetizers

Whether you’re hosting a dinner party with heavy appetizers or want to provide bite-size savory goodies during a cocktail hour or pre-dinner occasion, UNC Catering offers snacks and party platters to please any palette. Choose from cold and warm appetizers, or take your event to the next level with passed appetizers presented by our professional staff.

Our event planners can help you order and pair menu items so you have just the right amount of food and beverage based on the type of event, guest count, and demographics. Ask about pick-up or delivery options for your in-home party. 

*UNC serves Colorado Proud items.
Prices based per 50 pieces.

Cold Options

  • Crudité Shooter with Lemon Dill Dip - $65.00
    • celery, carrot, cucumber, and pepper sticks served in clear shot glasses with dip
  • Deviled Egg Assortment - $59.50
    • avocado, cilantro, chile
    • tomato, candied bacon
    • crab, Old Bay, sofrito
  • Salad Stuffed Puffs - $62.50
    • "pate a choux" puffs filled with creamy salads of curry chicken salad, wasabi tuna salad, and artichoke spinach salad
  • Shrimp Coctel Shooter - $93.00
    • poached shrimp in Spanish coctel sauce, garnished with avocado
  • Prosciutto Wrapped Melon with Mint Skewers - $52.50
    • sweet melon wrapped in thinly sliced prosciutto, garnished with fresh mint
  • Mini Crab Cheesecake - $63.25
    • mini pastry shells filled with savory cheesecake garnished with lump crab meat
  • Caprese Skewers with Balsamic Reduction - $54.75
    • ripe grape tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil layered on bite size skewers for easy and tasteful service
  • Chef's Canapé Assortment - $78.25
    • Allow our Culinary Team to create a variety of flavorful and eye-appealing canapes that are great as passed appetizers or small platter options.
    • A minimum of three varieties in your order to be determined by the creativity of our chefs; sample varieties include:
      • Smoked Salmon on Rye with Dill Cream and Caper garnish
      • Honey Braised Chicken on Cornbread base with Crisp Collard garnish
      • Red Pepper Hummus on Pita with Cucumber garnish
  • Mini Deli Sandwiches - $94.25
    • ham and turkey with lettuce, tomato, onion, and cheddar cheese - as well as caprese (mozzarella cheese, tomato, and basil) sandwiches; all served on rolls with whole grain mustard and lemon herb mayo served on the side
  • Fiesta Cups - $72.00
    • seasoned bean dip layered with salsa, guacamole, cheddar cheese, and sour cream in tortilla cup
  • Chilled Gazpacho and Vichyssoise Soup Shooters - $65.00
    • served in disposable test tubes
  • Garden Tartlet - $78.25
    • pissaladiere style flaky tartlet topped with goat cheese, roasted beets, arugula, candied orange zest, and fig balsamic

Warm Options

  • Meatballs - $52.50
    • your choice of BBQ, marinara, or sweet hot chile sauce
  • Buffalo Hot Wings - $78.25
    • served with celery sticks, carrot sticks, blue cheese dressing, and ranch dressing
  • Beef Barbacoa Arepas - $78.25
  • Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms - $81.25
  • Teriyaki Chicken Satay - $76.75
    • grilled boneless pieces of chicken marinated and basted with teriyaki
  • Smoked Cheddar and Chive Stuffed Potatoes - $71.50
    • baby potato shells accented with a dollop of creamed caramelized onions then topped with smoked cheddar and chive mashed potatoes and baked until golden
  • Chevre and Caramelized Onion Tartlets - $71.25
    • Colorado* chevre cheese, caramelized onions, and toasted walnuts baked in mini tartlet shells
  • Baked Brie Bouchees with Pineapple Mango Chutney - $62.25
    • rich crème Brie baked in a puff pastry crust with tangy sweet pineapple mango chutney
  • Chicken Empanadas - $84.25