The Fabulous Foods of Canopy Rose Catering

Beautiful...Fresh...Delicious Food ...Popping with Pizzazz!

So what is it that sets the catering and event design of Canopy Rose apart from other Tallahassee area caterers? Is it passion, culinary creativity, extraordinary experience? What is that special something that makes Canopy Rose Catering stand head and shoulders above the crowd of caterers? We cordially invite you to scroll, scroll, scroll through all our deliciousness and taste our fabulousness for yourself.

Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Dinner By The Bite ~ A Catered Reception

What could be more elegant than a sumptuous Dinner by The Bite Catered Cocktail Reception? In the poetic ambiance of a Tallahassee springtime garden, Canopy Rose creates a dreamy setting for celebrating life's grand moments.

Your invited guests will be in delightful awe with this heavenly spread... simply perfect for a bride and groom's wedding day, your grandparent's fiftieth anniversary or any number of other important occasions worth celebrating in high-style.

We invite you to peruse a sampling of our lovingly hand-crafted hors d' oeuvres.

But please keep in mind, that our culinary repertoire extends far beyond the borders listed here. Whether your tastes preferences are Downhome Southern Comfort, Romantic Southern Plantation, Eclectic Elegance or Far-Flung Global Gourmet ... the catering professionals at Canopy Rose are always happy to collaborate with you on creating an individualized menu that works for you and your pocketbook.

Canopy Rose Presents:

Gourmet Edible Martini's and Havana Edible Cigars (In honor of our fun new location in downtown Havana, Florida we offer 2 wonderful signature items, each custom-tailored by Chef/Owner/Food Writer, Kathi Dameron, with your most favorite flavors!)

Bruschetta Bar...Oh my! Your guests will love this station of Tuscan Toasts and bejeweled toppings with an Italy meets Deep South Flair.

Smoked Salmon, Pesto, Black Olive Torte
A tried and true classic twelve months a year! Rich, irresistible and oh so very elegant.

Art Deco Phyllo Shells
Mmmmm! Pretty and simply melt-in-your-mouth delicious!

Lobster Phyllo Triangles
Who can resist the extravagance? Not I!

Coconut Pecan Cheese Balls
These wonderful little bites add a special touch to cascading fresh fruit displays.

Island Cheese Ball with Peach Chutney and Gingersnaps
Ladies that lunch love these!

Gulf Coast Shrimp Beignets
The recipe we used when we served these in the 1990's at a soiree at the Florida Governor's Mansion.

Canopy Rose's Version of Marinated Mushrooms and Marinated Shrimp
Vintage Cuisine Recipes From Our Culinary Archives!

Tortellini Kebabs
Always popular and oh so good!

Cucumber Hearts with Herbal Cream Cheese and Black Raspberry Drizzle
Lovely to look at and lovely to eat!

Iced Raw Bar
What is a Florida Reception without our magnificent Gulf Coast Seafood treasures?

Miniature Crab Cakes

From the glorious Greek inspiration that has contributed a wealth of delicious flavor to the culinary world!

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Pick Your Bread & Spread

Bread of the Day 1.00

French Bread Baguette Rounds 1.00

Garlic Bread 1.25

Pita Bread 1.50

Corn Bread with Green Chilies and Cheese 2.95

Honey-Jalapeno Corn Bread 2.95

Salsa and Cheese Bread Ole! 2.95

French Bread with Chevre, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Chives 2.95

Strawberry Streusel Muffins 3.95

Pumpkin Apple Streusel Muffins 3.95

Prize Winning Caraway Onion Puffs 3.95

Phyllo Cheese Straws with Pesto 4.95

French Bread w/ Pesto, Feta Cheese, Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Olives 4.95

Bohemian Oyster French Bread Loaf 7.95

Butter .25

Herbal Butter .75

Tuscany Cheese Spread 2.95

Hummus 2.95

Spinach Dip 3.95

Catering Menus and Price Lists

Ask about our K.I.S. Catering Specials Starting at $14.95 per person (the perfect option for the budget savvy.)

Our extensive mix and match catering menus follow. Simply click on each category on the top right side of the website, to pull up a list of options.

For those seeking a turn-key catering solution.... our catering packages for receptions, banquets and holidays are simply perfect. These catering packages are also listed along the right side of the website.

For those looking for a highly original menu and theme for their event- Canopy Rose Catering's creativity and ability to create the WOW Factor is legendary! Don't miss the section on our unique catering stations for a taste of the fun of having a Canopy Rose Catered Event!

Weddings and Special Events By Canopy Rose

We really enjoy custom designing your catering for each different event and prefer to talk over the phone, communicate by e-mail or meet in person over a cup of coffee. Please make an appointment with Kathi Bess to discuss your Party and Catering needs. Call 850-539-7750 or email us at

Monthly Catering Special

Make sure and ask us about any catering specials we are running for the month.

The specials are a great way to treat your office, family and friends to the delicious foods of Canopy Rose.

Our catering specials are also a delicious solution for shoestring budgets! They include an entree, salad, crackers or bread. $10.00 p/p light portion / $15.00 p/p hearty portion

Have a big group and a small budget? Don't hesitate to ask us to help you. Canopy Rose is very creative in providing affordable, cost-effective catering solutions.

Kathi Wins Writing Award

Canopy Rose owner, Kathi Dameron has won the 2nd Place Award in the Newspaper Article Category at the 2008 Southern Christian Writer's Conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for her article, Simple Act of Sharing Food Can Truly Bring People Together. This article appeared in the Northeast Chronicle - Tallahassee Democrat during the spring of 2008 in the Entertaining with Kathi column.

Grand Prize Winner In Cooking Contest

The year was 1987 when Kathi Dameron, a passionate gourmet cook who spent her days teaching 32 second graders, and her weekends hosting fun parties for her circle of friends at her waterfront home on Florida's North Hutchinson Island, won two prizes in the first cooking contest she ever entered. One of these prizes was the coveted Grand Prize. At that moment Kathi knew that one day in the not too distant future her special dream to launch her very own catering company would be realized. Seven years later that day arrived with the birth of Canopy Rose in Florida's Capital City in 1994.

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More fabulous ideas from Canopy Rose Culinary Arts Studio and Catering Company. We invite you to read on...

Canopy Rose Booking Information

We are delighted that you are interested in booking the services of Canopy Rose! The process is very simple!

Simply call 850-539-7750 (office) or 850-228-0583 (cellular)
(If you should get the voice mail, please leave a message and we will return your call asap.) or send us an e-mail to

In order to best serve you we will need to know the following details:

1. The date, time and location of your event

2. The number of anticipated guests

3. The type of event (ie: office luncheon, wedding reception, holiday party, small private dinner party in your home, legislative cocktail party, etc.)

4. A description of the food, services and catering budget you have in mind.