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Daniel et Daniel catering (cocktail portion sizes)

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Skwerly Feb 20, 2009 07:14 AM

I'm planning a cocktail reception and hoping to go with Daniel et Daniel.
I'm thinking to go with their "Stationary Cocktail Reception" but I don't know what the portion sizes are like.

Stationary Cocktail Reception includes:
Smoked Duck Canape
Pissaladiere
Large Tiger Shrimps with a Traditional Cocktail Sauce.
Cheese Tortellini
Thai Chicken in a Phyllo Basket.
Side of Atlantic Smoked Salmon
A Selection of Dips
Assorted Mini Fresh Fruit Tarts
& Selection of Home-made Baked Goods

Has anyone done this menu? If so, what are the portions like? Would it be enough as a light dinner substitute for the general person? Perhaps some links to photos? (I've already sifted through the galleries on their website.)

Thanks in Advance!

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  1. shana Feb 20, 2009 11:34 AM

    they catered our wedding party (we got married at city hall so had a cocktail party at a gallery in the Distillery afterwards for friends and fam) and they just did a fantastic job we had many of the above items and there was so much food! The salmon and dips are quite bountiful and we also had a large rustic cheese display. I sadly do not have many pictures of the food.....sorry!

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      blindbunny Feb 20, 2009 05:11 PM

      i used to work at a place that used daniel and daniel for every event we had - fancy, business lunches, the gamut and no one was ever disappointed. as i recall with the cocktail reception, the food was plentiful for a big crowd and definitely enough as a dinner substitute. there was always TONS left over.

    2. Squeakycheese Feb 20, 2009 06:23 PM

      I'm not sure about the exact thing you are asking about but for biz events we have used them, and they we really good. I doubt you'll go wrong.

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        Skwerly Feb 26, 2009 09:25 AM

        Thanks again for the responses!
        Though I may end up going with 4 stations, knowing that they tend to have bountiful portions makes me feel better.

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