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Hilton Head Reception Catering Menu

Let Dunes Catering & Events provide the southern hospitality, atmosphere, and cuisine for your special reception! Our reception catering menus are equivalent to fine dining experiences, from chilled seafood displays to lamb and slow roasted prime rib. Your guests will never forget it!

All items listed in this menu is subject to availability. Pricing upon request.


Hors D'oeuvres & Canapés

Minimum order of 25 pieces per item.

Cold Selections

  • Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Cherry Tomato Skewers V

  • Lowcountry Deviled Eggs GF

  • Bruschetta with Shaved Parmesan and Balsamic V

  • Classic Shrimp Cocktail GF

  • Smoked Salmon Crostini with Cream Cheese, Dill, Onion and Capers GF

  • Shaved Prosciutto Crostini with Boursin Aioli and Arugula

Hot Selections

  • Bacon Wrapped BBQ Shrimp GF

  • Palmetto Crab Cakes with Whole Grain Mustard Aioli

  • Stuffed Mushrooms with Italian Sausage and Goat Cheese

  • Raspberry and Almond Brie En Croute V

  • Grilled Chicken Skewers and Thai Peanut Sauce GF

  • Shaved Beef Tenderloin Crostini and Horseradish Crème Fraiche

  • Mini Fish Tacos with Blackened Grouper

  • Crispy Coconut Shrimp with Sweet Chili Aioli

  • Vegetable Spring Rolls with Sweet Chili Sauce

  • Grilled Lamb Lollipop GF

Reception Displays & Buffet Enhancements

Garden Salad Display
Mixed Greens, Garden Vegetables and Choice of Dressings


Marinated and Grilled Vegetables
With Red Pepper Aioli


Garden Vegetable Crudités
Fresh Seasonal Vegetables Tarragon Ranch Dressing and Red Pepper Aioli


Antipasto Board
An Elaborate Display of Imported and Domestic Cured Meats and Cheeses
Marinated Vegetables and Olives, Assorted Breads, Crackers and Flatbread


Lowcountry Lump Crab Dip
Creole Cream Cheese and Baby Spinach, Toasted Rustic Bread

Chilled Seafood Display
Poached Domestic Shrimp with Bloody Mary Cocktail Sauce Oysters on the Half Shell with Traditional Mignonette Cocktail Snow Crab Claws with Louisiana Remoulade Sauce

Specialty Dessert Stations

Cakes, Cookies & Chocolate
Chef’s Selection of Specialty Desserts

Death by Chocolate
An Elaborate Display of Individual Chocolate Desserts, Featuring Milk Chocolate, White Chocolate and Dark Chocolate covered Bacon, Pretzels, Strawberries & More!

Grandma’s Pie Shop
Chef’s Selection of Seasonal Gourmet Pies

Action Stations

Stations are served for 1.5 hours. Some action stations require chef attendants to serve guests.

Fresh Pasta Station (chef attendant required)
Pasta choice of two: Penne, Orecchiette, Pappardelle, Cheese Tortellini, Linguine
Sauce choice of two: Basil Pesto, Classic Marinara, Aglio e Olio, Alfredo, A La Vodka
Accompaniments served with all: Toasted Bread Crumbs, Pecorino Romano and Garlic Bread
Recommended Enhancements: Chicken, Mixed Vegetables, Sausage, Shrimp 


Chicken and Waffles
Savory Cheddar Belgian Waffles and Fried Chicken. Served with Dijon Maple Syrup

Risotto Station (chef attendant required)
Served with choice of: Portobello Mushroom, Baby Spinach, Fresh Peas, Seasonal Vegetables, Roasted Red Peppers and Shaved Parmesan Cheese
Recommended Enhancements: Chicken, Mixed Vegetables, Sausage, Shrimp


Southern Seafood Station
Cioppino of Shrimp, Scallops, Mussels, Clams & Lump Crab with Old Bay Butter

Caesar Salad Station
Romaine Lettuce, Garlic Croutons, Parmesan Cheese and Anchovy Dressing

Lamb Station (chef attendant required)
Herb Roasted Leg of Lamb, Red Wine Demi and Mint Salsa Verde

Slow Roasted Prime Rib (chef attendant required)
Served with: Horseradish Cream, Au Jus and Artisan Bread

Herb Grilled Beef Tenderloin (chef attendant required)
Served with: Stone Ground Mustard, Veal Demi Glace and Artisan Bread

Roasted Pork Loin (chef attendant required)
Served with: Seasonal Chutney and Artisan Bread

Mac n Cheese Station (chef attendant required)
Elbow Macaroni Baked with a Smoked Gouda & Cheddar Bechamel

Accompaniments: Applewood Smoked Bacon, Scallion, Mushrooms, Pork Rinds, Tomato, Truffle Oil, Hot Sauce, Pico de Gallo, Fried Onions

Hilton Head Island Taco Bar
Marinated & Grilled Skirt Steak, Blackened Shrimp, and Chicken Breast, Corn and Flour Tortillas
Accompaniments: Pico de Gallo, Shredded Cheese, Guacamole, Shredded Lettuce, Black Beans, Queso, Cilantro

Mediterranean Station
Med-Med Appetizer: Mediterranean Olives, Tomatoes, and Artichokes Baked with Feta and Provolone Cheese, Served with Grilled Artisan Bread
Grilled Local Snapper: Israeli Cous-Cous, Baby Vegetables, Roasted Curry Cauliflower, Tomato Jam, and Basil

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