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List of Fancy Foods

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For cocktail parties, showers, wine and cheese gatherings, weddings as well as other celebrations, you may look forward serve the fanciest foods. Knowing about such foods may seem no less than a challenge for someone who is not a food connoisseur. Here is a complete list of fanciest foods that are perfect for any upscale gathering.




Hors d'œuvres

Quite a few parties are made up completely of hors d'œuvres, while others may use them only as a starter. The following hors d'œuvres are some of the perfect inclusions to any fancy food list.


Duck Rillettes: A creamy duck spread which is served with crackers or artisan breads


Smoked Salmon: Herbed or seasoned smoked salmon best served with dill and crackers


Canapés: Toasted bites of bread topped along with a spread or cheese, protein and garnish


Stuffed Choux Puffs: A chicken or seafood salad wrapped inside a puffed pastry



If want to serve an entree, you will definitely want your guests to be impressed by both the taste as well as the presentation of your fancy food. To ensure this, select an entree which is both beautiful as well as delicious.


Veal Oscar: Veal medallions along with crab and smothered in hollandaise sauce


Seared duck: Tender duck breast, topped using a fruit reduction or chutney


Rack of lamb: Served on the bone by pairing with herb crust


Cornish hen: Single portion-sized birds ideal for roasting with new potatoes



Preparing a fancy and beautiful dessert is a difficult task since there are several options. These fancy treats are unique so much so that you do not tend to forget their flavors easily.


Burnt caramel salted chocolates: These chocolate bites mingle both sweet and salty


Pistachio Cannoli: A crisp pastry shell filled uisng sweetened marscapone, chocolate as well as pistachios


Creme Brulee: Rich vanilla custard served with a flame-crusted sugar shell


English Trifle: Beautifully layered dessert made using lady fingers, sweetened cream, fruit and custard



Whether served as hors d'œuvres, along with dessert, or as their own course, fancy cheeses are a great addition to your dinner. Try exotic cheeses which are uncommon to typical menus.


Camembert Cheese: A creamy cow cheese from Normandy, France. Served best with fruit or crackers


Petit Basque: A mild, nutty cheese made using sheep's milk in the Pyrenees mountains


Hirtenkas: A German mountain cheese prepared from cow's milk that pairs perfectly with certain beers


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List Of Fancy Foods