Dorset Wedding Caterers

Signature Catering Co are Dorset wedding caterers who’s company established in 2001. Since our company origins we have gone on to become multi-award winners for catering in the Dorset area! Some of these awards include:

  • Dorset Wedding Suppliers Awards – Wedding caterer of the year 2017.
  • Dorset business awards – Winner for sustainability and investing in Dorset.
  • Dorset Tourism Awards – Highly commended for our Restaurant operation at Moors Valley Country Park.

Our promise is to always expertly prepare local, sustainable and seasonal food celebrating the best of the south – As well as always delivering this promise with a smile! As well as being highly commended Dorset wedding caterers, Signature Catering have also been recognised for our dedicated catering services for corporate and social events. See our full list of services here.

Dorset Wedding Caterers of the Year 2017

Signature’s wedding menus are carefully designed to offer a nicely balanced mix of food choice. Our professional chef’s are always more than happy to create a menu that suits your special day. You can even come and try the dishes to help you reach a decision. As Dorset wedding caterers award winners, we pride ourselves on making your wedding a day to never forget. Our quotes include V.A.T, staffing and event manager, tableware and also chef’s and waiting staff.

We can create a package within your chosen budget without ever putting a compromise on the quality of our food or services. Please visit our venues page to see catering, prices and menu options for the following venues.

Sopley Mill

Sturminster Marshall Golf Club

Pen House

Longthorns Farm

Southover House

Barford Farm Park

Moors Valley Country Park

Bennet’s Water Gardens.

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Spring Banqueting Menu

Spring Banqueting

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, all white porcelain crockery, premium cutlery and linen napkins.

An event manager, chefs and service staff

 One choice from each course and a vegetarian option

Another choice may be added for an extra £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment maybe required depending on your service requirements and timings for your special day.

We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple.

 (On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded).

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 Warm local baker’s breads, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil

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Cream of asparagus soup with crispy Dorset pancetta
Rosary goat’s cheese beignets, beetroot carpaccio and walnuts
Hampshire smoked trout cocktail with avocado cream and mango salsa

New Forest chicken and ham terrine with a cornichon and tarragon mayonnaise

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Seared minted mini lamb rack with a baby shepherd’s pie and roasted shallot puree +£2 per person
New forest chicken supreme with crispy smoked bacon, thyme jus and fondant potatoes
Roasted New Forest beef, garlic and rosemary roast potatoes, Yorkshire pudding and beefy red wine gravy
Cornish herb crusted cod loin, basil mashed potatoes, roasted balsamic cherry tomatoes, fish veloute
Asparagus, broad bean, pea and mint risotto with parmesan tuille and sweet pea shoots

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Lemon posset with fresh berries and homemade ginger shortbread
Warm chocolate brownie, blood orange sauce and vanilla ice cream
Salted caramel apple cheesecake with buttered maple glazed pecans
Warm cherry Bakewell with homemade custard
Local cheeseboard + £2 per person
We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce…

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50 per person
Homemade truffles with your coffee £1 per person
Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Summer Banqueting Menu

Summer Banqueting

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, white porcelain crockery, premium cutlery and white linen napkins, an event manager, chefs and service staff

One choice from each course and a vegetarian option

Another choice may be added from £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment maybe required depending on your service requirements & timings for your special day.

We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple.

(On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded).

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Warm breads, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil

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Dorset crab tian, with basil avocado and cucumber gazpacho
Anti – pasti boards to share + £2
Smoked Piddle Valley chicken and mango salad with honey lime dressing
Buffalo mozzarella salad with peas, mint, broad beans, lemon and olive oil

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Seared rump of Dorset lamb, sweet roasted shallots, fondant potato, mint jus + £2
Fillet of Dorset black bream, with crushed new potatoes, courgettes, sun blushed tomatoes and red pepper coulis
Piddle Valley chicken supreme with preserved lemons, thyme and garlic, crispy polenta and fresh tomato sauce
Pork fillet medallions, grain mustard crushed potatoes, crispy bacon shard, apple cider jus
All of the above are served with seasonal vegetables
Spiced chickpea and beetroot falafel kofta, quinoa tabbouleh, sweet cherry tomato salad

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Rich chocolate marquise with praline and raspberry coulis
Signature summer pudding with clotted cream
Mango and lime parfait, coconut foam and toasted coconut
New Forest strawberry pavlova
Local cheeseboard + £2 per person
We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce….

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50
Homemade truffles with your coffee £1
Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Autumn Banqueting menu

Autumn Banqueting

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, all white porcelain crockery, premium cutlery and quality linen napkins, an event manager, chefs and service staff

One choice from each course and a vegetarian option

Another choice may be added for an extra £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment maybe required depending on the service requirements and timings for your special day

We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple.

(On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded)

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Local bakers rolls, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil

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Dorset blue vinney and celeriac soup
Duck liver parfait and blackberry and ginger relish
Dorset crab, leek and cheddar tart with choron sauce
Ham hock & terrine with chives and mustard, and Dorset piccalilli
Wild mushrooms with gnocchi in garlic and herb butter

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Hampshire chicken supreme, crispy chicken crackling, wild mushrooms & balsamic cream sauce
Dorset steak and ale pie, colcannon mash and beef gravy

Roast beef and yorkshire pudding, hassleback roast potatoes and beef gravy

Dorset plaice fillets with prawns and lemon and chive butter with crushed new potatoes

Monkfish with chorizo, new potatoes and white bean cassoulet + £2

All of the above are served with seasonal vegetables
Black bean, avocado and cashew burrito & roasted pepper quinoa and zingy salsa verde

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Blackberry cheesecake with blackberry and clotted cream ice cream
Orange and cinnamon rice pudding, with mini doughnuts
Sticky toffee pudding, sweet apple compote and homemade custard
Warm chocolate brownie, chocolate sauce and vanilla bean ice cream
Local cheeseboard + £2 per person

Extras per person
Tea and coffee service £2.50
Homemade truffles with your coffee £1
Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Winter Banqueting Menu

Winter Banqueting

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, all white pocelain crockery, premium cutlery, white linen napkins, an event manager, chefs and service staff

One choice from each course and a vegetarian option. Another choice may be added for an extra £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment maybe required depending on your service requirements & timings for your special day.

We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple.

(On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded).

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Local bakers rolls, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil

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Rosary goat’s cheese beignets with Dorset honey and pickled beetroot
New Forest game terrine with spiced pear chutney
Wye valley smoked salmon and prawn ravioli in cream cheese, lemon and chive sauce
Chicken satay with peanut sauce and cucumber salad
Vegan spiced bean pate, tomato chutney

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Luxury fish pie with winter green vegetables
Braised beef in red wine with truffled mash
New Forest pork belly slow roasted with celeriac mash, apple sage and sherry jus
Hampshire chicken and herb ballotine wrapped in New forest pancetta with roast potatoes and chicken gravy
All of the above are served with seasonal vegetables
Wild mushroom stroganoff, basmati rice, parmesan and truffle oil

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Apple cinnamon and almond crumble with traditional English custard
Mulled pear, white chocolate sauce, blackcurrant and clotted cream ice cream
Dark chocolate orange tart, hazelnut ganache with chantilly cream
White chocolate crème brulee with raspberry shortbread
Local cheese board + £2 per person
We have a menu for all seasons featuring some of the best local produce…

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50
Homemade truffles with your coffee £1
Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Sharing wedding menus

Sharing Platters

Example meze menu £42 per person

Try our informal sharing menu for your wedding or event. We can adapt and change the dishes and dessert to your liking. We will always use local produce and suppliers where ever possible.

Served on a selection of glass platters, boards and bowls

Local and homemade breads with hummus and dipping oil

To start

Air dried Dorset ham

Red pepper and feta tapenade

Marinated olives,

The main event

 King prawns, chilli jam and coriander

Chicken and chorizo skewers

Lamb albondigos in spicy tomato sauce

 Paprika and smoked garlic potatoes

 Mozzarella and sun ripened tomato salad

Quinoa tabbouleh

Signature coleslaw

To finish

Homemade baclava

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Tea and coffee 

Canapes

Canapes

Prices are per canape

We would recommend 2/3 per person for a wedding to be served with drinks before your wedding breakfast

For a canape and drinks reception or corporate networking event, we would recommend 5/6 per person

Bronze £1.50

Bruschetta of tomato, basil and garlic
Chicken liver parfait with seasonal berries
Bacon, leek and cheddar tartlet
Roasted pepper and goat’s cheese quiche
Creamed mushroom palmier
Mozzarella stuffed arancini
Honey and mustard sausages

Silver £2.00

Spinach, leek and feta filo parcels
Wye valley smoked salmon & cream cheese blini,
Smoked mackerel pate
Mixed bruschetta
Individual toad in the hole
Asparagus and cheese tart
Posh Chicken Caesar
King prawns with chorizo
Endives with Roquefort, baby pear, walnut and honey
Tandoori chicken kebab with yoghurt sauce

Gold £2.50

Dressed Portland crab in puff pastry
Herbed chicken & red pesto roulade
Citrus crayfish and prawns with cucumber
Signature game terrine with piccalilli
Fish ‘n’ chips with mushy peas and tartar
Gourmet steak burger sliders
Crispy Serrano ham, quails egg and Thermidor cup
Blushed tomato, pine nut Greek basil & feta spoon
Goats cheesecake with red onion jam
Handmade hoisin duck rolls
Wild mushroom and roasted garlic tartlet

Platinum £3.00

Beef bresaola, horseradish and parmesan shortbread
Handmade sushi
Hand dived scallop, pancetta & cauliflower puree
Smoked Romsey trout, horseradish and dill roulade

Sweet Canapes £2.00

Classic brownie with vanilla fudge
Seasonal berry pavlova
Baby lemon meringue pie
Chocolate dipped New Forest strawberries(seasonal)
Pumpkin pie with pecan mousse
Key lime pie
Mint chocolate marshmallow

To download this menu please click here

Pie and Mash

PRICE INCLUDES CROCKERY, CUTLERY, WAITING STAFF, NAPKINS, SAUCES

TWO COURSES £30

THREE COURSES £35

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RUSTIC TOMATO SOUP WITH CRUSTY BREAD AND BUTTER

FARMHOUSE PATE WITH CHUTNEY AND BREAD

PRAWN COCKTAIL

MELON WITH SEASONAL BERRIES

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PROPER DEEP FILLED PIE WITH HOMEMADE PASTRY, MASHED POTATOES, JUGS OF REAL GRAVY,
CAULIFLOWER CHEESE AND SEASONAL GREENS

CHOOSE YOU FILLINGS

CHICKEN, HAM AND LEEK

CHICKEN, CHORIZO AND RED PEPPER 

CHICKEN AND MUSHROOM

STEAK AND ALE

STEAK AND KIDNEY

STEAK AND STILTON

STEAK AND CHORIZO

SPICY BEAN, CHILLI AND SWEET POTATO

BUTTERNUT SQUASH, LEEK AND GOATS CHEESE

MOROCCAN VEGETABLE TAGINE

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LEMON MERINGUE PIE

CUSTARD SLICE WITH CREAM

CHOCOLATE BROWNIE WITH ICE CREAM

STICKY TOFFE PUDDING WITH CUSTARD

BANOFEE TART

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GRIILED HAND DIVED DORSET SCALLOPS WITH CRISPY BACON

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Summer Slow roasts

Summer Slow Roasts

Our slow roasts are specifically designed for those long hot summer days. Roasted long and slow overnight and served to your tables.
Our prices include v.a.t, your food, service staff, crockery, cutlery, and linen napkins. We use only some of the best local New Forest and Dorset farm free range meats from our farm near Bramshaw in the New Forest and our Dorset butchers in Wimborne.

 Choose your Meat and three side dishes.

 New Forest Hog £25

Soft local baker’s rolls

Seasonal leaves

Homemade apple sauce

Dorset Lamb £28

Warm pitta breads

Seasonal leaves

Yoghurt and mint tzatziki

New Forest Beef £28
Rosemary and garlic focaccia

Seasonal leaves

Fresh Horseradish sauce

Piddle Valley Chicken £25

Corn bread

Seasonal leaves

Barbecue chicken sauce

Side dishes

Roasted Cajun potato wedges

Potato and chive salad

Garlic and rosemary roast potatoes

Baked potatoes

Roasted baby onions

Quinoa tabbouleh

Mixed beans and pepper salad

Tomato and onion salad

Spicy tomato salad

Cucumber and dill salad

Homemade coleslaw

Cauliflower and leek gratin

Green bean and baby tomato salad

Sage, cider & shallot stuffing

Traditional afternoon tea

 Afternoon Tea £22

Includes all crockery, tiered cake stands and table ware, event manager and service staff

Make it vintage with all vintage and retro crockery for £3 per person

Mixed sandwiches and mini rolls

Choose upto six fillings 

Smoked Wye Valley salmon, cream cheese and cucumber

Coronation chicken

Brie, grape and cranberry

Roast Hampshire beef with horseradish

Roast chicken and bacon with herbed mayonaisse

Free range egg and Dorset watercress

Cheddar and Bridport chutney

Home baked New Forest ham and mustard

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Choose two of the following savouries

Local award winning sausage rolls

homemade deep filled quiche

homemde scotch eggs

Parma ham thermidor eggs

Prawn cocktail cups

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Handmade scone, strawberry jam and clotted cream

Choose two homemade sweet treats

Carrot and walnut slice

Victoria sponge

Bakewell tart

Lemon drizzle slice

Dorset apple cake

New forest strawberry shortbread

Chocolate fudge brownie

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Dorset teas and fresh coffee

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Evening Wedding Food Ideas

Evening Party and Street Food

TACO BAY

All our tacos are gluten free and served with crisp gem lettuce, sour cream, smashed avocado gaucomole, our speciality charred corn salsa and spicy jalepeno’s.

Choose two fillings plus a vegetarian

Minimum £600 or £7.50 per person.

 New forest pulled pork taco

8hr slow roasted piddle cider marinated pulled pork with hickory barbeque sauce

Falafel taco

Homemade spiced falafel, roasted peppers, and tahini sauce

Chipotle chicken & chorizo taco

 fajita spiced Piddle Valley chicken, chorizo, peppers and onions

Halloumi tacos

Grilled halloumi strips, pomegranate and yoghurt dressing

Steak tacos

Marinated flat iron steak & caramelised onions

Scallop tacos(seasonal)£1 supplement per person

Grilled hand dived Dorset scallops with crispy New Forest bacon

Sustainable fish tacos

Crispy MSC sole goujons with lemon and tartare

Light Summer Barbecue £12

Marinated chicken pieces

Homemade steak burgers

Caramelized onions

Soft bakers buns

Homemade coleslaw

Mixed garden salad

Sauces and cheese

Bacon and Sausage Sizzle £5

New Forest bacon rashers and local pork sausages with fresh baker’s rolls, onions, cheese and sauces

New Forest Hog Roast £7.50

Roast Hampshire hog with soft rolls homemade stuffing, apple sauce, sautéed onions, sauces, mixed leaves

Pizza Buffet £8

A delicious selection of hot pizza served with dips for your crusts and fresh rocket

Evening Ploughman’s Platters £10

British cheese board with biscuits

Pork pie

Crusty breads,

Baby leaves,

Coleslaw, celery sticks, grapes,

Chutney and pickles

Sandwich Buffet £10

Mixed fresh sandwich platters

Local sausage rolls

Vegetable samosas

homemade quiche

Gourmet potato crisps

Freshly cut vegetables and tzatziki

Children's Wedding Menu

Children

A very important part of making a happy stress free day is making sure the children are all fed and happy. Our children’s meals are all homemade and nutritionally balanced.

They are suitable for children up to 12 years old.

Main course £8

2 courses £11

3 courses £13

 Starters

Tomato soup

Cheese on toast fingers

Garlic pizza bread

Chicken lollipop

Main Courses

Sausage and mash with baked beans

Macaroni cheese with spinach

Fish goujons with mash and peas

Roast chicken strips with potato wedges and cucumber salad

Jacket potato shells with bacon and cheese, ketchup and green salad

Tomato and cheese stuffed courgette with rice

Dessert

Marshfield’s ice cream tub

Strawberry shortcake and cream

Banana and toffee meringue

Chocolate brownie with raspberries

To download this menu please click here

Traditional Wedding Banquet

Traditional Wedding Banquet

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, white porcelain crockery, premium cutlery and white linen napkins.

An event manager, chefs and service staff

 One choice from each course and a vegetarian option

Another choice may be added for an extra £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment may be required depending on guest numbers, your service requirements and the timings for your special day.

 We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple. (On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded).

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warm rolls and butter

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Seasonal vegetable soup and roll

Smoked bacon and camembert tart with baby leaf salad

Smoked salmon with dill mayonnaise and malted bread

Farmhouse pate with onion marmalade and herbed crostini

Tomato and goat’s cheese tart, balsamic drizzle and herb salad

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Roasted salmon supreme, classic hollandaise sauce, buttered new potatoes and wilted spinach

Roasted topside of New Forest beef, Yorkshire pudding, roast potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Roast chicken supreme with mushrooms, white wine & cream sauce, crushed new potatoes and green beans

New Forest pork sausages, grain mustard mash, savoy cabbage and onion gravy

Deep filled local pie, chive mash, real gravy and seasonal greens

Roasted tomato, pine nut and pecorino risotto

Pesto roasted vegetable encroute with cheese and chive sauce

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Apple crumble with traditional custard

Lemon tart with crème Fraiche and seasonal berries

New York vanilla cheesecake with strawberries

 Chocolate brownie, caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream

Eton mess of seasonal fruits

Extras per person

Tea and coffee service £2.50 per person

Homemade truffles with your coffee £1 per person

Sorbet refresher course £3.50

Vegan and Vegetarian

Vegetarian and Vegan menu 

£40

Our banqueting menus include your initial consultation. V.A.T at the current rate, all white porcelain crockery, premium cutlery and quality linen napkins, an event manager, chefs and service staff

One choice from each course and a vegetarian option

Another choice may be added for an extra £2 per person depending on your venue.

Extra staffing, equipment may be required depending on the service requirements and timings for your special day

We are happy to provide tastings by appointment for £40 per couple.

(On confirmation of your booking this charge will be refunded)

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Local bakers rolls, farmhouse butter and balsamic dipping oil 

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Celeriac and fresh horseradish soup
Garlic and rosemary baked camembert, chilli jam and ciabatta
Vegan wild mushrooms with spelt and sunflower toast in garlic and herb olive oil
Goat’s cheese and red pepper tart, beetroot reduction, local wild rocket salad
Vegan spiced bean pate, tomato chutney and crostini
Vegan potato gnocchi with sun blushed tomatoes, capers and olives

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Vegan spiced chickpea, spinach kofta with sweet pepper puree, mint & lemon couscous and sweet potato crisps
Vegan burrito with black beans, avocado and cashew, fresh zingy salsa & herb salad
Classic homity pie, with roasted baby beets
Vegan broad bean, pea and mint risotto, truffle oil and pickled walnuts
Roasted plum tomato, buffalo mozzarella, basil and pine nut tagliatelle

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Vegan brownie with peanut brittle and dark chocolate sauce
Vegan salted caramel cheesecake with blueberry compote
Vegan chickpea meringue with fresh forest fruits and coconut cream
Vegan mango and lime posset with shortbread
Other vegetarian options are available from our seasonal menus

To download this menu please click here

 

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