Avenues of the Caribbean (AOC) is a boutique catering service in the Washington, D.C. metro area. At AOC our mission is to serve the richness and versatility of the Caribbean through a selective but well integrated menu. Our menu features authentic and fusion Caribbean dishes with a strong Haitian influence. Let us feed you and be your 'Avenue to the Caribbean'......your taste buds will thank you for it!
Standard/19 per person
(a) One Base (b) One Topping
(c) One Salad
Classic/32 per person
(a) Two Bases (b) One Topping (c) One Salad (d) One Extra
(a) Two Bases (b) Two Toppings
(c) Two Salads (d) One Extra
Platinum/110 per person
(a) Four Bases (b) Four Toppings
(c) Two Salads (d) Two Extras
À la Carte Catering
Salmon Caribe / 179
Thick and juicy salmon marinated and baked in a citrus & tomato based lemon butter sauce. Feeds 10 people.
Curry Shrimp / 135
Scrumptious shrimp cooked in a lightly spiced creamy coconut curry sauce. Best served with white rice. Feeds 10-12 people.
Stewed Oxtail / 145
Succulent bone-in oxtail chunks and carrots in a delicious sweet and savory stew. Feeds 10 people.
Stew Chicken / 99
Our poule en sauce or stewed chicken is rich in flavor and prepared with mixed bell peppers, onions and tomatoes. Feeds 10 people.
Griot/ Pork Nuggets / 99
Marinated in a spicy & citrus infused blend, these tender pork shoulder nuggets (griot) absorb a lot flavor before they are fried to golden perfection and crunchy goodness. Sauce & pikliz (spicy coleslaw) served on the side. Feeds 10 people.
Baked Ziti / 70
This ziti is baked in a four cheeses béchamel sauce forming soft cheese clusters that will melt in your mouth with every bite. Pan feeds 10-12 people.
Crispy Snapper / 197
Created with seafood lovers in mind, our crispy snapper is aromatic and denotes the bold flavors of the Caribbean. The dish is topped with carrots, green peppers and crunchy purple onions. Feeds 10 people.
Jerk Chicken Wings / 80
Add some zing to your life & game day with our finger-licking jerk chicken wings. Feeds 10 people.
Veggie Medley / 140
Our legume is a vegetable medley comprised of chayotes (Mexican squash), cabbage, peas & carrots. The veggies are slow cooked to a soft consistency, then sautéed and seasoned to bring out their delicious flavor. Best served over white rice. Feeds 10 people.
Black Rice / 70
Black mushroom rice (riz djon-djon) is a traditional Haitian rice dish that is fragrant & flavorsome, often making it the star food item at every party. Pan feeds 10-12 people.
Rice & Beans / 45
If you’re a “bean” person, we can assure you, you’ll love our hearty, pinto bean rice! It makes a great base or side dish. Pan feeds 10-12 people.
Rice & Green Peas / 45
Fried with scallions, garlic and plum tomatoes, our rice and green peas will leave you wanting more. Pan feeds 10-12 people.
White Rice / 30
White rice shouldn’t be boring; that’s why ours is fried with green onions and coined “good rice” by our customers. Pan feeds 15 people.
Pasta Salad / 30
Add some color to your plate and palette with this tasty tri-color rotini pasta salad. Feeds 10 people.
Garden Salad / 43
Fresh tomatoes, cucumbers and purple onions on a bed of greens. Dressing served on the side. Feeds 10 people.
Steamed Jamaican Cabbage / 28
Enjoy the sweet and mild crunch of our steamed cabbage and carrots. It is a light but filling add-on to any dish. Feeds 10 people.
Fried Plantain / 20
Our green plantains are soaked in salt water before they are fried, making them crunchier on the outside and moist on the inside. Served with sauce on the side. Pan feeds 10-15 people
Pikliz / 5
Haitian pikliz is a very spicy slaw made with cabbage, carrots, shallots, scotch bonnet peppers pickled in vinegar and lime juice. It is best paired with green plantains & griot (pork nuggets) but goes well with everything. 4 oz
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