The Finishing Touch by ginger, Inc.

Phone 636-239-2092

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Food List

Main Courses


Marinated Beef Tenderloin served with Merlot Sauce

Grilled Beef Tenderloin served with Horseradish Sauce

Beef Bourguignon

Beef Wellingtons

Flank Steak stuffed with Smoked Gouda, Roasted Red Pepper, Arugula and Prosciutto

Prime Rib of Beef with Au Jus

Beef Brisket in a Rich Brown Gravy

BBQ Beef Brisket

Herb Encrusted Beef Sirloin Top Roast

Tenderloin of Beef Stroganoff


Herb Encrusted French Cut Rack of Lamb

Hazelnut Encrusted French Cut Rack of Lamb

Boneless Leg of  Lamb stuffed with Rosemary and Garlic

With Mint Sauce


Spicy Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Hot Pepper Sauce

Bacon Wrapped Plum Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Fresh Plum Sauce

Grilled Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Apricot Chutney

Boneless BBQ Country Style Pork Ribs

Roasted Pork Loin stuffed with Apples and Onions with Sherry Sauce

Pork Tenderloin stuffed with Prosciutto Ham, Asiago Cheese and Fresh Basil


Veal Picatta



Stuffed Chicken Breasts With:

Spinach, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Fontina Cheese

Herbed Cheese and Italian Ham,

Roasted Vegetables and Wild Rice Blend,

Swiss Cheese and Ham with Dijon Mustard

Boneless Breast of Chicken on Mushroom Caps with White Wine Sauce

Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast with Fresh Fruit Salsa

Herb Roasted Chicken Quarters

Chicken Picatta

 Chicken Tetrazzini(Original Italian Recipe)

Buttermilk Oven Fried Boneless Breasts and Thighs

Chicken and Swiss Linguine Tart

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast With Cranberry Chutney


Seafood Pasta with Shrimp, Bay Scallops and Fresh Lump Crab In a Cream Sauce

Walnut Encrusted Halibut or Sea Bass

Soy Gingered Salmon

Basil and Tomato Baked Salmon

Poached Whole Decorated Salmon

Pistachio Encrusted Halibut with Lemon Wine Sauce

Thai Grilled Shrimp

Sesame Seared Sea Scallops with Corn Relish

Seafood Newburg


Baked Spaghetti

(old Family Recipe)

Assorted Kabobs:

These kabobs can be one meat or a combination of meats.  All have vegetables or fruits on the kabob. The choices are:

Beef Tenderloin,  Beef Sirloin, Chicken, Pork, Lamb, Shrimp, Sword Fish, Sea Scallops or Roasted vegetable.

It’s best to keep the seafood together because of cooking times.

Side Dishes

Potatoes Anna

Potatoes Anna with Wild Mushrooms

Gruyere Twice Baked Potatoes

Cheddar and Bacon Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice Baked Potato Casserole

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onion

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Grilled Potato Wedges

Potato Coins with Brie Raclette

Potato Pancakes

1000 Herb Pasta with Cherry Tomatoes and Mushrooms

Fettuccini Alfredo

Our Amazing Macaroni and Three Cheeses (Brie, White Cheddar and Gruyere)

Sweet Potatoes with Orange Zest and Toasted Pecans

Sweet and White Potato Timbale

Three Cheese Potato Bake with Brie, Cheddar and Swiss

Cheddar Au Gratin Potatoes

Wild Rice and Brown Rice with Roasted Peppers, Carrots, Shitake Mushrooms and Scallions

Tri-Colored Rice with Sun-dried Tomatoes, Scallions and Toasted pecans

Tri- Colored Rice with Dried Cherries, Toasted Pecans and Scallions

Fresh Green Beans with Lemon and Hazelnut

Fresh Green Beans with Orange Butter

Fresh Green Beans with Butter and Thyme

Fresh Green Beans with Tomato Confetti

Steamed Asparagus with Hollandaise

Steamed Sesame Marinated Asparagus

Roasted Herbs de Province Asparagus

Individual Spinach Timbale

Individual Corn Puddings

Roasted Vegetable Tort

Assorted Roasted Vegetables with Balsamic Syrup

Assorted Grilled Vegetables

Assorted Steamed Vegetables with Herb Butter

Broccoli Cauliflower Polanaise

Sauteed Sugar Snap Peas and Baby Carrots

Parmesan Topped Broiled Tomatoes

Parmesan Asiago Bread Stuffed Tomatoes

Herbed Corn-off-the-cob

Homemade Warm Apple Sauce


Fresh Spinach Salad with Pears, Feta, Walnuts and Red Onion In a Poppy Seed Dressing

Autumn Greens with Tamari Walnuts, Dried Cherries, Red Onion and Stilton Cheese in an Apple Balsamic Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Apples, Oranges, Grapes, cucumber, Toasted Pecans

And Red Onion in a Sweet Dijon Dressing

Italian Salad: Romaine, Iceberg, Tomatoes, Black Olives, Artichokes, Red Onion, and Parmesan Cheese in an Italian Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with a Medallion of Baked Goat Cheese in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Mixed Greens with Shrimp and Avocado in a Roasted Lemon Dressing

Red Ranch Potato Salad

Crispy Cabbage and Apple Cole Slaw

Creamy Cole Slaw

Fresh Corn Salad with Basil and Feta

Fresh Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Salad with White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Cherry Tomato, Hearts of Palm, Belgian Endive, Black Olive and Feta Cheese in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Fresh Vegetable Pasta Salad with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas and Grape Tomatoes with Parmesan Flakes and Champagne Vinaigrette

Haricot Verts with Fresh Tomato Crème Fraiche

Salad Nicoise: Bed of Greens with Tuna, Olives, Roasted Peppers, Scallions, Eggs, Red Potatoes, and Green Beans in Dijon Vinaigrette

Greek Salad: Romaine with Cucumber, Cherry Tomatoes, Roasted peppers, Kalamata Olives, Feta Cheese, and Fresh Mint in a Greek Dressing

Goat Cheese, Pancetta and Asparagus Salad with Hazelnut Vinaigrette

Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad with Gingered Syrup

Waldorf Salad: Assorted Apples, Grapes, Celery, Pecans and Marshmallows in a Mayo Dressing


Chocolate Truffle Cake with Fresh Raspberries

Apple Galette with Caramel Sauce

Assorted Tarts

Can Be Full Size or Individual:

Chocolate Ganache, Chocolate Turtle, Strawberry Cream, Peaches and Cream, Key Lime, French Apple,

Caramel Apple, Fresh Fruit

Chocolate Mousse Napoleon with Praline Phyllo layers

Brown Sugar Mile High Apple Pie with Crème Anglaise

Individual Meringues with Assorted Fillings

Cream Puffs with Coffee, Chocolate ore Vanilla Mousse

Individual Crème Brule

Individual Pot de Crème

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Assorted Cobblers:

Apple, Blueberry, Blackberry(seasonal)

Assorted Berry, Peach and Peach Raspberry

Assorted Cream Pies:

Coconut, Chocolate, Peanut Butter, and Lemon Meringue

Assorted Cheese Cakes:

New York Style, Plain, Chocolate, Raspberry, Chocolate Marble, Turtle, Bavarian Apple

Petite Sweets:

Truffle Brownies, Lemon Bars, Raspberry Crumbles, Pecan Triangles, Congo Bars, Toffee Bars, Bavarian Apple Bars, Cream Cheese Brownies, Cream Puffs and Eclairs

Hors de oeuvres


Beef Tenderloin on Mini Rolls with Horseradish Sauce

Mini Beef Wellingtons

Pork Tenderloin on Mini Rolls or French Bread

With Apricot or Cranberry Chutney

Roast Turkey Breast on Wheat Pita Triangles

With Cranberry Chutney

French Cut Lamb Chops with English Mint Sauce

Lamb Kabobs with Curry Dip

Mini Chicken, Beef Or Pork Kabobs

Chicken and Artichoke Crostini

Mini Chicken Wellingtons

Chicken Towers with Fresh Salsa

Chicken and Smoked Gouda Quesadillas

Italian Meat Balls in Red Sauce

Praline Bacon Knots

Smokies-in-a-Blanket with Praline Mustard

Bacon and Ginger Wonton with Pepper Jelly

Italian Sausage and Asiago Stuffed Mushrooms


Sea Scallop And Fresh Corn Dumplings with Sesame Soy Sauce

Pancetta-wrapped Scallops

Lobster Cakes with Lemon Sauce

Fresh Lump Crab Cakes with Spicy Mayo

Crispy Fresh Lump Crab Cakes with Tomato Ginger Jam

Smoked Trout Cakes with Horseradish Cream

Shrimp Cheese Crisps

Almond Crusted Shrimp Cakes with Roasted Lemon Sauce

Spicy Tangerine Shrimp

Shrimp Purses with Thai Sauce

Smoked Gouda and Shrimp Quesadillas

Thai Grilled Shrimp with Sweet Hot Pepper Sauce

Marinated Broiled Shrimp with Pistachio Chutney

Cold Boiled Shrimp with Orange Tomato Cocktail Sauce

Coconut Shrimp with Tamerind Ginger Sauce

Baked Artichoke, Shrimp and Goat Cheese Fritters with Chutney

Smoked Trout Puffs

Smoked Trout on Apple Slices or Toast Points with Herbed Cheese

Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel with Caviar

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels with Dill Lime Cream Cheese on Pumpernickel

Fresh Lump Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Rangoon with Sweet and Sour Sauce


Fontina Rissoto Cakes with Fresh Chives

Swiss Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

Brie and Sun-dried Tomato Pesto Tartlets

Fresh Tomato and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Wild Mushroom and Goat Cheese Tartlets

Artichoke and Tomato Tartlets

Gougeres (Gruyere Cheese Puffs)

Three Cheese Walnut Phyllo

Mini Feta Phyllo Bites

Brie and Gorgonzola Stuffed Mini Potatoes

Gruyere Twice Baked Mini Potatoes

Cheddar and Bacon Twice Baked Mini Potatoes

Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

BLT Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Goat Cheese and Apple Tartlets

 Baked Gorgonzola Cheese and Artichoke Bruchetta

Artichoke and Tomato Crostini

Brie Cheese Topped with Apricot and Almonds,

Brown Sugar and Pecans, or Tomato Pesto and Pine-nuts

Brie and Gorgonzola Tort with Crostini

Assorted Gourmet Cheeses with Crackers, Bread Rounds and Flat Bread


Hearts of Palm Salad Tartlets

Hearts of Palm Salad Stuffed Belgian Endive Leaves 

Orange, Jicama,Cilatro Salad Stuffed Endive Leaves

Pear, Goat Cheese and Walnut Stuffed Endive Leaves

Mushroom, Celery, Walnut Salad Stuffed Endive Leaves

Fresh Marinated Tomato Bruchetta

Portabella and Feta Cheese Bruchetta

Mini Cobb Salad Wraps

Spinach, Sun-dried Tomato and Pine-nut Squares

Fresh Vegetables

Large Vegetable Display with

Fresh Herb Dip, Roasted Red Pepper Dip or Curry Dip


Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

Fresh Fruit Skewers


Assorted Petite Sweets:

Truffle Brownies, Lemon Bars, Pecan Triangles, Congo Bars, Toffee Bars,

Bavarian Apple Squares, Cream Cheese Brownies, Raspberry Triangles, Cream Puffs and Mini Eclairs

Mini Tarts:

Lemon Curd, Chocolate Ganache, Turtle, Strawberry

Cream, Lemon Blueberry, Assorted Fruit

Cost per person depends on the items chosen.

Service, disposables, and rentals are an additional expense.


Jumbo Shrimp and Asparagus Salad on a Bed of Mixed Greens with Creamy Roasted Lemon Dressing

Grilled Chicken Salad on a Bed of Romaine with Fresh Corn, Jicama, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomatoes, Red Pepper, Red Onion and Feta Cheese

In and Champagne Vinaigrette

Fresh Spinach Salad with Pears, Feta, Walnuts and Red Onion

In a Poppy Seed Dressing

Chicken Breast Salad with Grapes and Toasted Pecans

Served with Mini Croissants, Mini

Rolls, Profiteroles, or Puff Pastry Shells

Brunch and Lunch List

Hot Chicken Salad with Toasted Pecans

Served with Mini Croissants and Mini Rolls

Albacore Tuna Salad with Fresh Dill and Lemon

Served with Party Rye, Mini Rolls, or Profiteroles

Herbed Egg Salad with Fresh Herbs

Served with Mini Rolls or as a Tea Sandwich on White and Wheat Bread

Fresh Marinated Vegetable Salad

Jumbo Shrimp and Vegetable Pasta with a Lemon Vinaigrette

Fresh Vegetable Pasta with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas, Grape Tomatoes and Asiago Flakes in a Champagne Vinaigrette

Asparagus, Grape Tomato, and Fresh Basil Salad with Feta Cheese

Fresh Fruit Salad with Gingered Syrup


Swiss Linguini Tart with a Buttery French Bread Crust

Swiss and Chicken Linguini Tart with a Buttery French Bread Crusts

Fresh Tomato, Leek and Goat Cheese Tart

Fresh Lump Crab Tart

Shrimp, Sour Cream and Lemon Tart

Artichoke and Tomato Tart in a Puff Pastry Crusts 

Savory Tarts Cont.

Potato Crusted Canadian Bacon and Smoked Cheddar Tart

Vadalia Onion and Bacon Tart


Sausage, Potato and Cheese Casserole

Ham, Potato and Swiss Casserole

Cheese Strata

Spinach and Cheese Strata


Beef Tenderloin on Dollar Rolls with Horseradish Sauce

Roast Turkey on Mini Buttermilk Biscuits with Orange Marmalade

Chicken Breast Salad with Mini Rolls with Mini Croissants

Hot Chicken Breast Salad with Mini Croissants

Brown Sugar and Dijon Glazed Ham With Mini Cheddar Biscuits

Smoked Salmon served with Mini Bagels

Cream Cheese, Hard Boiled Eggs, Chopped Sweet Onion , Capers

Whole Decorated Poached Salmon with Cucumber Dill Sauce


Frittatas can be made in individual portions or 10inch Skillet Size

Asparagus, Shrimp and Smoked Gouda

Fresh Vegetable and Parmesan

Wild Mushroom and Swiss

Three Cheese

Artichoke and Bacon

Sausage and Roasted Red Pepper


Stuffed French Toast with Sweet Cream Cheese


Blueberries, Raspberries, Apples, Peaches, Strawberries or Cinnamon Pecan

Orange Baked Fresh Toast

Praline French Toasts

All are served with Real Maple Syrup


Blueberry Buckle Coffee Cake

Sour Cream Crumb Coffee Cake

Apple Strudel Coffee Cake

Mini Pecan Rolls

Mini Assorted Danish

Assorted Mini Muffins


Tea Sandwich are individually decorated

Sun-dried Tomato and Smoked Gouda Sandwich

Herbed Egg Salad Sandwich

Chicken Salad Sandwich

Salmon Salad Sandwich

Cucumber Water Cress Sandwich

Turkey and Brie Triangles

BLT Cherry Tomatoes

Pepper Vodka Soaked Cherry Tomatoes with Seasoned Salt

Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes

Smoked Trout Puffs

Smoked Salmon Pinwheels on Pumpernickel

Brie and Sun-dried Tomato Tartlets

Hearts of Palm Tartlets

Shrimp Cheese Crisps

Spinach and Sun-dried Tomato Squares

Artichoke and Tomato Puff Pastry

Herb Cheese Stuffed Sugar Snap Peas

Mini Lorraine , Seafood Or Onion and Bacon Quiche

Goat Cheese and Apple Puff Pastry Squares

Mini Cream Scones with Lemon Curd and Clotted Cream

Current and Cinnamon Scones with Butter

Mini Cheddar Scones with Honey Butter

Olive and Basil Cheese Spread on Toast Points

Roasted Vegetables on Mini Skewers

Assorted Berries on Mini Skewers with Cream Anglaise

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