Wedding Catering

As wedding caterers, the celebration of marriage and new beginnings with Cocoa Pesto Catering has become a tradition since 2002. Our experienced team will assist on many levels of planning to provide family and friends alike with the perfect meal for YOUR special day.

Cocoa Pesto Catering can help with your special day. Full service rentals, intuitive staff and delicious food are graciously available.

Whether you select a casual backyard BBQ approach, an elaborate multi-course buffet or a simple and elegant cocktail reception, we will tailor your menu to please the most discerning of palates and personalities!

Sample Wedding Menus

These menus are samples from catering events we have offered in the past and are provided here to give you some ideas for your own wedding.

Casual Backyard Reception

Suitable for a casual wedding reception or other backyard get-togethers. CASUAL BACKYARD RECEPTION Applewood Smoked, Pulled Pork Eggrolls with Dipping Sauce Sundried Tomato, Black Olive and Feta Cheese in Phyllo Pastry

Cocktail and Buffet Dinner

COCKTAIL HOUR – PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES Jumbo Scallop with Caramelized Onion on Peppered Crostini with Aged Cheddar Cheese Thai Style Chicken Satay with Spiced Peanut Sauce Shrimp Cocktail with Trio of Dipping Sauces

English Garden Setting

A sample menu for a wedding in an English garden setting. Cocoa Pesto Signature Butter Chicken blended with Coconut Milk, Fresh Cilantro & Tossed Almonds Valley Pork Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions, a Reduction of Bulwark Cider and Honey Crisp Apples Grilled Fresh Atlantic Salmon Filet with Lemon Caper Butter


Food Truck Favourites on a Table

Food Truck Favourites – On A Table Honey Baked Ham & Swiss Crispy Wraps Seared Scallops with Caramelized Onions & Aged Cheddar Cheese on a Sourdough Crostini Caesar Salad Rolls with Crispy Bacon, Shaved Parmesan & House Made Caesar Dip Selection of Sliders: Classic Pulled Pork Beef & Cheddar with Sweet Onions Greek Mediterranean with …

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Traditional Southern BBQ

Your classic southern BBQ with a Cocoa Pesto flair. This menu would be suitable for a wide range of events and parties. Smoked Barbequed Chicken with Signature Dipping Sauce Annapolis Valley Applewood Smoked, Dry Rub Pork Ribs with Signature Barbeque Sauce Annapolis Valley Applewood Smoked, Sweet Rub Ribs with Signature Barbeque Sauce


Wedding Brunch

Wedding Brunch (or Evening Breakfast) Belgian Style Waffles with Fresh Fruit, Whipped Cream & Maple Syrup Savory Breakfast Sausages Honey Baked Ham – Sliced Table Side Selection of Biscuits & Croissants with Preserves & Butter French Toast with Blueberry Syrup Parmesan and Chive Scrambled Eggs Classic Baked Beans Home fries with Sweet Red Onions & …

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Wedding Day Dinner

There is a lot of planning to make your wedding day the Perfect Day. Planning the food and making sure none of your bridesmaids get “hangry” is just one of a million details. Let us take on that detail for you, and cater a beautiful meal that will please all of your guests. The menu …

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wedding rehearsal dinner

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Menu

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Menu This is a sample from one of our catered spring 2017 weddings. If you’re wondering what options you could have for your own wedding rehearsal dinner in Nova Scotia, this is a perfect starting point for your own wedding planning. Classic Chablis & Mirepoix Poached Salmon with Celery Citrus Remoulade Sauce …

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Wine and Cheese or Cocktail Reception

Porcini Mushroom Crisp with Fresh Mozzarella Sundried Tomato Black Olive & Feta Wraps Lamb Lollipops with Pomegranate Molasses Lobster & Avocado Spoons with Fresh Lime & Coriander


Why Choose Us?

We have the catering experience to make every event a success. Word of mouth can be the best way to find a caterer, and our list of clients is very long.

Ryan Ivey & Amelia Cameron Ivey

We still receive compliments to this day about the food at our wedding ! It was amazing. Anyone who chooses you for catering their wedding will have nothing but great service and food without a doubt. Amelia Cameron Ivey - I agree completely... Scott and his staff exceeded any expectations we had and the food was beyond delicious!!!

Sharon Gillis

They did my daughter’s wedding on July 5th with NO ELECTRICITY during the Hurricane Arthur ! It was awesome, food delicious hot, service wonderful ! Best part of the wedding, beyond how beautiful my daughter was, has to be the food !!

Jillian C. Smith

Thanks for being a part of our day and feeding everyone with the yummiest food ever!!

Alanna Robinson

They catered my wedding and saved me from a crazy venue owner. They go above and beyond to make your event stress free. It doesn't hurt that the food is amazing!!!! My guests still talk about how good the food was.

What's Next?

Check out some of our sample wedding menus to whet your inspiration - and your appetite! And contact us to discuss your event with our wedding caterers.