Zest Kitchen, Catering, Tauranga

Zest Kitchen is a contemporary catering company based in Tauranga, with a philosophy that
Finger Food should be made using only the freshest ingredients and most
importantly, prepared and assembled at the very last moment with passion.

Please find following our Chilled & Hot Finger Food Menu...
We can cater for all dietary requirements.

There is a formula that works well when serving Finger Food, and that is to allow
between 5 and 8 pieces of Finger Food per person, per hour of a function.
Let us assist you in creating the perfect selection.
We provide serving Platters & Cocktail Napkins Free of Charge.

Minimum order 25 x pieces per option.
Chilled Soups served in shot glasses:
• Gazpacho topped w mini Olive baked croutons.
• Rocket Vichyssoise topped w Parmesan dusted croutons.
• Strawberry & Minted Watermelon.
• Crayfish, Lemongrass & Coconut Bisque.
• Avocado, Lemon Confit and Minted Pea.

Vegetarian:
• Vegetarian Sushi Selection.
• Goat Cheese Tartlet dusted w Pistachio crumbs, topped w Blackberry Jelly.
• Bocconcini on Parmesan Bite w Cherry Tomato, Basil Pesto & Olive Pate.
• Guacamole in Filo Cup topped w Kikorangi & Cherry Tomato.
• Goat Cheese Tartlet topped w Sun-Dried Tomato Pate & Rocket Pesto.
• Lavender dusted Feta on Oatmeal bite w Walnut-Parsley Pate & Pear Preserve.
• Eggplant, Capsicum & Courgette Roulade on Olive Crostini.
• Creamy Blue Vein Cheese Tartlet topped w Raspberry Jelly.
• Classic Bruschetta w Pesto, Tomato, Capers, Chives & Olives.
• Falafel topped w Pickled Eggplant, Caper & Artichoke Pate w Rosemary Jelly.
• Peppered Mascarpone on Kumera Rosti, topped w Feijoa Chutney.
• Guacamole w Shaved Parmesan & Rock Melon Pearl, in Ceramic spoon.
• Mascarpone Tartlet w Fig & Walnut Pate, topped w Blackberry Jelly.
Fish & Seafood:
Smoked Salmon on Blinis w Smoked Salmon Pate & Watercress Pesto.
Prawn skewer w Sweet Chilli, Ginger & Coriander.
Shrimp Skewer served in a shot glass w classic Gazpacho.
Hot Smoked Salmon Rillettes, served on Potato Rosti w Caper Berry.
Sesame dusted Tuna Loin w Courgette Chutney on Crispy Fish Cake.
Smoked Mussel on Poppy Seed Bite w Fig & Walnut Pate.
Seared Scallop w Guacamole & Smoked Balsamic Jelly, in Ceramic Spoon.
Steamed Prawn on Thai Fish Cake w Coriander Pesto & Avocado.
Shrimp Skewer served in Shot Glass w Coconut & Lemon Grass Tea.
Salmon Tartar on Poppy Seed Biscuit w Parsley Tapenade & Pickled Ginger.
Minted Tuna Tartar on Oatmeal Bite topped w Pickled Quail Egg.
Salmon Pastrami on Kumera Rosti w Crème Fraîche & Wasabi Caviar.
Tuna Tataki on Falafel w Kaffir Lime, Coconut & Banana Chutney.
Salmon Rillettes served in a Slider Bun w Raspberry & Red Pepper Pate.
Smoked Tuna Pate on Blinis topped w Rhubarb & Lemon Chutney.
Meat & Poultry:
Pork Fillet on Parsnip & Pear mash w Crab-apple Jelly, served in Ceramic Spoon.
Prosciutto & Feta on a Poppy Seed Bite w Celery Leaf & Parsley Pesto.
Seared Lamb Loin on Kumera Rosti w Feijoa Chutney & Rosemary Jelly.
Mini Steak Tartar on Olive baked Crouton w Pickled Quail Egg.
Prosciutto with Rock Melon Pearl on Olive Crouton w Peach & Mango Chutney.
Peking Duck Mousse Tartlet topped w Raspberry Jelly.
Beef Tataki on Potato Rosti w Spicy Lime & Fig Chutney.
Chicken Liver Mousse Tartlet w Pistachio Crumbs & Quince Preserve.
Dukkah Dusted Lamb on mini Corn Bite w Sun dried Tomato & Olive Chutney.
Shaved Hoison seared Beef Fillet on Crostini w Tamarillo & Plum chutney.
Venison Tataki on mini Corn Bite w smoked Baba Ghanough & Balsamic Jelly.
Slow Cooked Cinnamon Pork Rillettes served in a Slider Bun w Rhubarb Chutney.
Smoked Chicken Rillettes served in a Slider Bun w Spicy Eggplant Pickle.
Asian Spiced Duck Confit served in a Slider Bun w Blackcurrant & Red Onion Jelly.
Seared Venison on Kumera Rosti w Nectarine Chutney & Bramble Jelly.

Minimum order 25 x pieces per option.

Vegetarian:
Pumpkin & Feta Risotto Cake w Minted Yoghurt dipping sauce.
Mushroom & Mozzarella Risotto Cake w Tomato & Red Pepper Relish.
Mushroom, Olive & Sundried Tomato Pate Tart topped w Crème Fraîche.
Crumbed Mushroom Croquette w Tomato & Chilli Jam.
Crunchy Vegetable Cocktail Bites w Creamy Center & Spiced Plum dipping Sauce.
Crispy Tomato & Mozzarella Risotto Bites w Sweet Chilli dipping Sauce.
Spinach & Feta Pastry Parcels w Minted Cucumber & Yoghurt dip.
Pumpkin & Cream Cheese Pastry Parcels w Spiced Apricot dipping sauce.
Gyoza Vegetable Pastry Crescent w Wasabi & Ginger Aioli.
Mini oriental spiced Vegetable Samosas w dipping sauces.
Mini Vegetable Spring Rolls w dipping sauces.
Crispy Vegetable Lanterns w Spiced Rhubarb dipping sauce.
Indian selection: Onion Bhajis, Vegetable Samosas & Pakoras w dipping sauces.

Fish & Seafood:
Scallop & Prosciutto skewer w Black Bean & Ginger marinade.
Prosciutto wrapped Mussel skewer w Tamarind & Coriander marinade.
Crispy Fish Bites dusted w Asian spices, served w Tartare sauce.
Crunchy Salmon Cocktail Bites w creamy center served w Horseradish Mayo.
Grilled Sweet Chilli & Coriander Prawn skewer w Lemon Mayo.
Crispy Prawn Filo Pastry Twisters w Mango, Lime & Chilli dipping sauce.
Smoked Lemon-Zested Fish Cakes served w Caper, Lemon & Dill Mayo.
Crispy Crab Lanterns w Plum & Coriander dipping sauce.
Crispy Panko crusted Prawn Cutlets served w Tartare sauce.
Parmesan dusted Prawn w spiced Lime & Fig dipping Sauce.
Coconut dusted Prawn w Rhubarb dipping sauce.

Meat & Poultry:
Macadamia Crusted Chicken & Ginger Cakes w Red Pepper Jelly.
Crunchy Chicken Cocktail Bites w creamy center served w Spiced Apricot Sauce.
Mini Beef Burger w Gherkin Relish & Beetroot Jam.
Mini Lamb Burger w Gherkin Relish & Beetroot Jam.
Smoked Chicken & Prune Mousse in Filo Pastry cup, dusted w Pistachio Crumbs.
Mini Mince Pie served w Tomato Ketchup.
Mini Smoked Chicken Pie w Smoked Tomato sauce.
Butter Chicken Samosas w Roasted Peach Chutney.
Crunchy Beef Cocktail Bites w creamy center w Tamarillo & Plum sauce.
Thai Chicken & Peanut Cake served w Malay Curry dipping sauce.
Mini Chorizo wrapped in Brioche w Spiced Plum dipping sauce.
Moroccan Spiced Beef Croquette w Tzatziki dipping sauce.
Rosemary & Lavender Lamb cakes w Minted Apple Jelly.
Thai Green Curried Pork Puffs w Spiced Apricot dipping sauce.
Fennel Dusted Pork croquette w Blueberry & Apple Chutney.
Chicken & Lemongrass Lanterns w Roasted Cherry Chutney dipping sauce.

Minimum order 25 x pieces per option.

70% Dark Chocolate Mousse cake w Almond Dacquoise.
Raspberry Mousse Cake w Almond Dacquoise.
White Chocolate Mousse Cake w Almond Dacquoise.
Green Tea Mousse Cake w Almond Dacquoise.
Lemon Mousse Cake w Almond Dacquoise.
Assorted Macaroons: Pistachio, Strawberry, Raspberry, Citrus, Orange & Cherry.
Tiramisu Mousse in a Chocolate Cup w Chocolate Coated Coffee Bean.
Profiteroles 70% Dark Chocolate dipped & Cream Filled Profiteroles.
Black Cherry Compote Tartlet dusted w Oat & Honey Crumble.
Blueberry Compote Tartlet dusted w Oat & Honey Crumble.
Rhubarb & Apple Compote Tartlet dusted w Toasted Coconut.
Candied Orange & Mascarpone Mousse Tart topped w Pistachio Crumbs
Strawberry Tartlet w Crème Patissiere.
Vanilla & Orange Crème Brulee served in Ceramic spoon.
Orange Curd Tartlet topped w Chocolate, Chilli & Passion Pate.
Lemon Meringue Tartlet.
Lime Curd Tartlet topped w Rata Honey Mascarpone Mousse.
Espresso Mousse in Chocolate cups w Chocolate Coated Coffee Bean.
Fresh Fruit Skewers w sweet dipping sauces.

Finger Foods are priced at $3.50 per piece.
Minimum finger food order 150 pieces.
Delivery Fee is variable based upon location.

• $28.00 per hour - Food & Bar Service Staff
• $32.00 per hour - Supervisor
• $50.00 per hour - Head Chef
Please appreciate that staff require a minimum of 4 hours each per shift.

Equipment Hire:
Please refer to our Equipment Hire list on our website. We can supply a quote estimate upon request.
Please Note: GST Excluded on all the above pricing.
Click here to make an enquiry or call us in Tauranga on 07 552 5989.