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Applause Delivers A Memorable Kosher Wedding Catering Service

Kosher Catering at Beth Tzedec

– Kosher Wedding Catering At Beth Tzedec Congregation –

On Sunday,  January 29th, Applause catered a wedding for over 250 guests at Beth Tzedec on 1700 Bathurst Street. Applause is proud to be the exclusive caterer at Beth Tzedec Congregation, serving Toronto and the GTA with our premier kosher catering service. We have the ability to customize any request with the utmost attention to detail – from kosher wedding catering, anniversaries, bar/bat mitzvahs and everything in between. It is why we are one of Toronto’s premier kosher caterers.

Chassan Tish 

At 4:00 PM, 75 groomsmen took part in a Chassan Tish. We provided a Crudite Display – chopped liver with crispy onions, a cascading display of chips & dip (sweet potato, Yukon gold, taro root and plantain) with (hummus, red pepper tapenade, and tomato salsa). We also served a Schmaltz Herring with lemon wedges, bowls of cocktail rye brown bread and tam tam crackers.

Kabbalat Panim 

50 women also took part in a Kabbalat Panim in the lobby. Our dedicated wait-staff set-up a refreshing assortment of snacks which included: carrot sticks, celery, peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers with herb sour cream spinach dip. At around 5:00 PM, Applause set-up two interactive stations: The Soft Shell Taco Station and the Steam Bun Station. 

– Hors D’Oeuvres –

We then began to roll out a creative selection of kosher hors d’oeuvres, as our Chefs interacted with the guests. Below, are a few that we served throughout the evening:

Sweet Chili Cauliflower & Mini Pulled Beef Brisket Sliders

Applause Catering - Sweet Chili Cauliflower

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Roasted Root Vegetable Puree Soup

Pecan Encrusted Seabass

Pecan Encrusted Seabass

– The Formal Dinner –

Applause is proud to provide our kosher clients with the ability to customize their own menus. Time and time again Applause demonstrates our commitment to quality throughout our food. As the dinner hour approached, Applause geared up for what would be a very fast-paced, yet memorable service for the bride, the groom and their family and friends.

The food captured the beauty of the wedding, as we presented a flavourful 3-course dinner:

1st Course – Power Salad

Shiitake mushrooms, avocado slices, ruby red & golden beets, green beans, chick peas, candied pumpkin seeds with pommery shallot vinaigrette. 

Our Power Salad is a refreshing choice to any kosher wedding meal, combining healthy vegetables with a flavourful pommery shallot vinaigrette. With the speeches commencing throughout the 1st course, the kitchen team began to plate the 2nd course.

2nd Course – Marinated Dijon Chicken

Spinach, wild & dry mushrooms garnished with black sesame seeds & dijon mustard sauce. It was accompanied by rosti potatoes, butternut squash & broccoli soufflé with snow peas and red pepper.

 

Marinated Dijon Chicken - spinach, wild & dry mushrooms garnished with black sesame seeds & dijon mustard sauce

We also served a vegetarian option – Eggplant Parmesan Tower Rounds, combining – layers of breaded eggplant, homemade tomato basil, sauce & tofutti cheese, snow peas and red pepper.

Finally, our fish option – Herb Almond Encrusted Halibut brought together – white wine sauce, spinach garnished amaranth sprouts, rosti potatoes, butternut squash/broccoli souffle, snow peas and red pepper.

– Plated Dessert – 

Dessert – Decadent Brownie Square

Drizzled with fudge sauce

Decadent Brownie Square

– Passed Desserts – 

At 10:00 PM, we served over 5 different types of desserts – from Hand-Crafted Assorted Macaroons, to Lemon Curd Tarts and Decadent Brownie Lollipops.

Applause Catering - assorted desserts

From top (left) Assorted Cake Pops, Chocolate Rice Krispy Lollipops, Chocolate Dipped Strawberries  From middle (left) – Lemon Curd Tarts, Vanilla/Cheesecake Lollipops, Mini Glazed Doughnuts – (chocolate & old fashioned)  From bottom (left)  Hand-Crafted Assorted Macaroons – (Green Tea – bottom left, Raspberry – bottom right)

Applause welcomes you to try our delicious kosher catering options, or customize your own menu. President, David Silber is committed to exceeding expectations for all of your guests – from the reception, right up until the end of your event.

Call us today at 416.628.9198, or email Terra at terra@applausecatering.ca for a free quote!