Get the party started with our wide array of appetizers - there's something for everyone.

Hors d'oeuvres, amuse bouche, canapés, finger foods, call them what you will, at Mercer's we elevate the appetizer to a new art form of flavour and presentation. Our wide selection of meat, cheese, vegetarian, fruit, charcuterie and pastry creations ranging from classic to globally inspired, will satisfy and impress your guests. We dare you to stop at just one.

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Roving Servers

Beautiful plate presentations of unique and flavourful hors d'oeuvres are hand delivered by our professional servers. Your guests will appreciate the attention to detail, friendly service, and the amazing food.

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Chef food Stations

It doesn't get any fresher than this. Our talented chefs prepare the food right in front of your guests. From sushi to flambé desserts (the bananas foster is to die for), your guests and your taste buds will thank you.

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Interactive food Stations

These creative food stations are a big hit at any function. A table full of fresh flavourful ingredients allow guests to create their own appetizer to their tastes. Fun and delicious, they're perfect for midnight meals.


Receptions Made Easy

Light Fare Reception Menu # 1

8 pieces per person plus fruit & cheese platters

  • Bacon Wrapped Perogies - served with dilled sour cream.

  • Chicken Skewers (GF) - flavours change seasonally.

  • Italian Caprese Salad Skewers (V) (GF) - fresh cherry tomatoes and bocconcini cheese, marinated in basil pesto, and drizzled with balsamic glaze.

  • Seasonal Vegetarian Crostini (V) - crisp crostini topped with creamed feta cheese, diced roasted vegetables and red lentils.

  • Watermelon Stacks (GF) - cubes of cool watermelon topped with feta cheese and fresh herbs; served in a bamboo boat with a pipette of balsamic glaze.

  • Shrimp Shots - served in an individual shot glass, with cilantro and sriracha aioli, garnished with fresh cilantro.

  • French Flatbread - puff pastry flat bread with cinnamon roasted butternut squash and feta cheese, garnished with pumpkin seeds.

  • Fresh Fruit & Cheese Platter

$15.00 /person (over 50 guests)

$16.95 /person (24-50 guests)

 

Hearty Fare Reception Menu # 2

10 pieces per person plus fruit & cheese platters

  • All Beef Meatball Skewers - with cranberry BBQ sauce.

  • Asian Chicken Dumplings - tender dumplings stuffed with veggies and chicken lightly pan fried and served with an Asian dipping sauce.

  • Bacon Wrapped Perogies - served with sour cream.

  • Vegetarian Samosas (V) - stuffed with potatoes and veggies flavoured with mild Indian spices.

  • Seasonal Vegetarian Crostini - crisp crostini topped with creamed feta cheese, diced roasted vegetables and red lentils.

  • Chicken Skewers (GF) - with pineapple and coconut sauce.

  • Beet Hummus (Vegan) - beautifully coloured humus with a hint of sweet beet flavour served with crisp pita chips.

  • Italian Caprese Salad Skewers (V) (GF) - fresh cherry tomatoes and bocconcini cheese marinated in basil pesto drizzled with balsamic glaze.

  • Fresh Vegetable and Dip Platter

  • Fresh Fruit & Cheese Platters

$18.50 /person (over 50 guests)

$20.45 /person (24- 50 guests)

 

Mercer's Popular Reception Menu #3

8 pieces per person plus dessert platters

  • Beef Meatball Skewers - with a cranberry BBQ sauce.

  • Bacon Wrapped Perogies - served with sour cream.

  • Roasted Vegetable Baguette Bites - with roasted peppers, zucchini & onions. flavoured with a roasted red pepper spread.

  • Watermelon Stacks (GF) - cubes of cool watermelon topped with feta cheese and fresh herbs; served in a bamboo boat with a pipette of balsamic glaze.

  • Meat Lovers Tortilla Rounds - carnivores delight! Tri-coloured tortillas with roast beef, ham and pastrami, flavoured with mustard spread.

  • Seasonal Vegetarian Crostini (V) - crisp crostini topped with creamed feta cheese, diced roasted vegetables and red lentils.

  • Italian Caprese Salad Skewers (V) (GF) - fresh cherry tomatoes and bocconcini cheese marinated in basil pesto, drizzled with balsamic glaze.

  • Dessert Platters - with an assortment of Mercer's most popular squares.

$12.00 /person (over 50 guests)

$13.95 /person (24-50 guests)


Appetizers A La Carte

All appetizers are priced per dozen – minimum order is 3 dozen for each type of appetizer

Beef Carpaccio on Potato Pancakes - garnished with horseradish cream and gherkin pickles -  $28.00 /dozen

Bacon Wrapped Perogies - served with dilled sour cream - $24.00 /dozen

All Beef Meatball Skewers - with a cranberry BBQ sauce - $24.00 /dozen

Asian Chicken Dumplings - with a teriyaki dipping sauce - $28.00 /dozen

Chicken Skewers (GF) - Chef's choice of flavourings - $28.00 /dozen

Lemon Garlic Shrimp Skewers (GF) - with sriracha aioli - $28.00 /dozen

Smoked Salmon on Potato Pancakes - garnished with lemon cream, dill, capers & red onion - $28.00 /dozen

Shrimp Tartlets - with sun dried tomato cream cheese - $28.00 /dozen

Vegetarian Samosas - with mild Indian spices - $28.00 /dozen

Spanakopita - phyllo triangles filled with spinach & feta cheese - $24.00 /dozen

Watermelon Stacks (GF) - watermelon topped with feta cheese and a pipette of balsamic glaze - $28.00 /dozen

Devilled Eggs (GF) - choose from traditional or a modern update - $24.00 /dozen

Free Form Maki Sushi - edible soy paper wrapped around sushi rice and baby shrimp, served with a pipette of soy sauce - $32.00 /dozen

French Flatbread - flatbread with Chef's choice of flavours - $28.00 /dozen


Sharing Platters

Not Your Granny's Finger Sandwiches - an assortment of our popular sandwiches, cut bite size - $21.00 /dozen

Upscale Cheese Platter - an assortment of domestic & imported cheese and crackers - $4.25 /person

Fresh Vegetables & Dip - served with ranch dip - $3.50 /person

Fresh Fruit Platter - an assortment of seasonal fresh fruit - $3.50 /person

Deli Meat & Sausage Platter - includes Ukrainian sausage, deli meats, pepperoni & crackers - $4.95 /person

Trio of Dips - includes hummus, tzatziki, roasted red pepper dip, pita chips, celery sticks & baby carrots.

Small $40.00 / Serves 10-15

Medium $80.00 / Serves 20-25

Large $160.00 / Serves 40-50


 
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