Sample Menus

Thousands Of Menu Combinations To Choose From:

Hors d'oeuvres

  • Imported and domestic cheeses with crackers, garnished with fresh fruit
  • Fresh cruditÉs
  • Marinated tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil
  • Pineapple wrapped in bacon
  • Scallops wrapped in bacon
  • Water chestnuts wrapped in bacon
  • Chili-cranberry meatballs
  • Beef tenderloin with herb cheese on crostini
  • Shrimp cocktail with sauce
  • Prosciutto with melon
  • Crusty bread with olive oil and dips
  • Assorted petite quiche
  • Herb-stuffed, crabmeat, or spinach herb cheese mushrooms
  • Marinated shrimp wrapped with snow peas
  • Sweet and sour chicken
  • Spicy peanut chicken satay
  • Beef or chicken teriyaki
  • Cajun chicken bites
  • Spinach balls
  • Marinated shrimp and scallop skewers with pea pods and cherry tomatoes
  • Mediterranean olive pesto with goat cheese on toasted pita bread
  • Mini Maine crab cakes with lemon-dill aioli
  • Cocktail franks wrapped in puff pastry
  • Cherry tomatoes stuffed with boursin cheese
  • Cucumber rounds with chicken or lobster salad
  • Asparagus rollups
  • Deviled eggs
  • Cream cheese and chutney with crackers
  • Barbecued chicken wings
  • Baked brie with apricot in puff pastry with fruit slices and crackers
  • Hummus platter served with pita bread
  • Cheese and meat board with assorted meats, cheeses, mini breads, and honey mustard and herb cheese
  • Crab meat triangles
  • Antipasto skewers or platters with combination of meats, cheeses, peppers, olives, pepperocinos, mushrooms, and roasted red peppers, served with fresh baguette
  • Grilled vegetables with hummus wrapped in lavosh
  • Smoked turkey and cranberry canapes
  • Assorted mini pizzas
  • Marinated asparagus wrapped with proscuitto
  • Mango chutney chicken bites
  • Bleu cheese stuffed mushrooms
  • Petite rueben sandwiches
  • Skewers of jerk chicken with a citrus dipping sauce
  • Fresh fruit platters/kabobs
  • Caribbean coconut shrimp with orange dipping sauce
  • Assorted baked potato skins
  • Goat cheese and carmelized onion puff
  • Hot artichoke dip with pita bread and crackers
  • Hot crab dip with bread and crackers
  • Spinach dip served in boule bread
  • Hot pepper jelly served with water crackers
  • Guacomole dip
  • Nacho chips with salsa
  • Buffalo chicken skewers served with bleu cheese dressing
  • Lemon and herb chicken sate with aioli dip
  • Skewered swordfish teriyaki
  • Stuffed new potatoes with gorgonzola
  • Puffed pastini mini pizzas with choice of herbed goat cheese and sun-dried tomato; vine-ripened tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil; or mushrooms and gorgonzola.
  • Assorted cocktail sandwiches: chicken salad, turkey, sliced ham, watercress, cream cheese and olives, crabmeat, asparagus, datenut bread with cream cheese, cream cheese and mango chutney, and smoked turkey with cranberry butter.


Chicken Entrees
  • Boneless chicken with spinach herb cheese stuffing
  • Chicken parmesan
  • Lemon pepper chicken
  • Chicken marsala
  • Chicken curry
  • Chicken teriyaki
  • Boneless baked chicken l’orange on a bed of wild rice
  • Chicken baked with broccoli mushroom cream sauce
  • Baked stuffed chicken breast with seafood stuffing
  • Chicken dijonnaise
  • Chicken cordon-bleu
  • Chicken picatta with lemon garlic and capers
  • Mediterranean chicken: sauteed boneless chicken with artichoke hearts, black olives, tomatoes, basil, and a lemon-wine sauce
  • Lemon pepper chicken sauteed with tomatos and asparagus
  • Baked chicken breast stuffed with broccoli and cheese, tossed with breadcrumbs, white wine, and a touch of butter
  • Traditional roast turkey with all the fixings
Beef Entrees
  • Filet mignon with bernaise sauce
  • Boneless prime rib au jus
  • Beef burgundy in a mushroom wine sauce
  • Boneless tenderloin of beef with peppercorns and garlic served with a horseradish sauce
  • Marinated sirloin tips with sauteed mushrooms and onion
  • Marinated sirloin tips with house marinade, teriyaki, or barbecue sauce
  • New York sirloin steak with herb butter
  • Beef stroganoff over noodles
Seafood Entrees
  • Broiled salmon with asparagus and hollandaise sauce
  • Grilled salmon with a cold cucumber sauce
  • Baked salmon smothered with peaches
  • Lobster bakes
  • Baked haddock with an herb stuffing
  • Baked haddock with crabmeat stuffing
  • Seafood newburg over puff pastry shell
  • Seafood casserole with shrimp, scallops, and haddock, baked in light wine, butter and garlic, topped with breadcrumbs
  • Lemon-pepper scallop sautee
  • Grilled swordfish with portabella mushrooms or with lemon-garlic butter
  • Broiled scallops in lemon butter
  • Seafood primavera— scallops, shrimp, and fish
  • Sole florentine with hollandaise
  • Baked haddock with a spinach herb cheese stuffing drizzled with lemon and white wine
  • Scallop and lobster morney
Vegetarian Entrees
  • Vegetarian or meat lasagna
  • Vegetable primavera— fresh vegetables sauteed with white wine, garlic, and butter, fresh cream, and parmesan cheese
  • Mushroom ravioli with alfredo or marinara sauce
  • Grilled portabella mushroom with stuffing, garden tomatoes, and mozarella cheese
  • Vegetarian delight— black beans and garden vegetables over rice
  • Pasta with goat cheese, with fresh garden vegetables and sun-dried tomatoes
  • Grandma’s macaroni and cheese
  • Baked penne pasta with garden vegetables, tomato, and a three-cheese cream sauce
Pork Entrees
  • Pork tenderloin with scallions and ginger
  • Roast tenderloin of pork with a cranberry glaze
  • Baked Virginia ham
  • Bourbon molasses-glazed smoked ham with brown mustard, horseradish mayonnaise, and buttermilk biscuits


Classic Chicken Barbecue
  • Grilled barbequed chicken breasts
  • Cheeseburgers and veggie burgers
  • Deli-styled hot dogs
  • Rolls and condiments
  • Potato chips and pickles
  • Potato or pasta salad
  • Garden salad with dressing
  • Corn on the cob
  • Sliced watermelon
Chicken and Sirloin Tip Combo Barbecue
  • Marinated boneless chicken breast
  • Marinated sirloin tips
  • Grilled garden vegetables
  • Potato or pasta salad
  • Garden salad with dressing
  • Corn on the cob
  • Homemade rolls and butter
  • Sliced watermelon
Barbecue Mixed Grill
  • Country style spare ribs
  • Italian sausage with sautéed peppers and onions
  • Barbequed chicken breasts
  • Potato or pasta salad
  • Garden salad with dressing
  • Corn on the cob
  • Homemade rolls and butter
  • Sliced watermelon
Tex-Mex Barbecue
  • Barbeque chicken
  • Country style ribs
  • Our fancy chili (beef or vegetarian)
  • Potato salad
  • Corn bread
  • Corn on the cob
  • Cole slaw
  • Tortilla chips and fresh salsa
  • Sliced watermelon
Old-Fashioned Barbecue
  • Cheeseburgers or veggie burgers
  • Deli-styled hot dogs
  • Rolls and condiments
  • Potato chips and pickles
  • Potato or pasta salad
  • Garden salad with dressing
  • Corn on the cob
  • Sliced watermelon
Desserts for Barbecues
  • Homemade chocolate chip or oatmeal raisin cookies
  • Assorted finger desserts including chocolate oatmeal bars, cream cheese brownies, and lemon squares
  • Ice cream smorgasboard
  • Chocolate brownies
  • Blueberry, apple, or mixed berry pie
  • Strawberry shortcake

Down East Maine Lobster Bake

  • New England Style Clam Chowder
  • Garden salad/vinaigrette dressing or thick sliced tomatoes with extra virgin olive oil and fresh basil
  • Steamed clams with fresh drawn butter and broth, or Prince Edward Island mussels with white wine, garlic, butter, and herbs
  • 1 ¼ pound Maine lobster served with fresh drawn butter and broth
  • Grilled marinated breast of chicken
  • Native corn on the cob
  • Boiled parsley buttered red new potatoes or homemade potato salad
  • Dinner rolls and fresh bread or corn bread
  • New York sirloin steak or filet mignon is also an option for guests
  • Vegetarian and children menus are also available
  • Selection of homemade petite desserts, strawberry shortcake, blueberry cobbler, Maine blueberry pie, chocolate oaties, assorted cookies, or apple pie

Food Stations

Cheese Station
  • A selection of domestic and international cheeses garnished with fresh fruit
  • Hearty breads and crackers
Soup Station (Choice of one of our homemade soups)
  • Seafood Chowder
  • Butternut Squash
  • Vegetable
  • Beef Stew
  • Vegetable Chili
Potato Station (Baked potatoes or mashed potatoes with choice of toppings)
  • Sour cream & chives
  • chili
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Tomatoes
  • Bacon
  • Mushrooms
  • Bleu cheese
  • Herb butter
Carving Station
  • Roast tenderloin of beef
  • Roast Turkey breast
  • Pork Tenderloin
  • Baked Ham
  • Horseradish sauce, herb mayo, and honey mustard
Pasta Station
  • Homemade macaroni & cheese
  • Cheese tortellini & penne pasta
  • Alfredo sauce
  • With vegetables, Italian sausage & meatballs
Seafood Station
  • Poached or grilled salmon with capers, lemon and red onion
  • Shrimp cocktail with cocktail sauce, horseradish, lemon and oyster crackers
  • Mini lobster rolls
  • Sautéed scallops with lemon, aioli
  • New England clam chowder
  • Baked haddock with lemon, dill and white wine, topped with bread crumbs
Mediterranean Station
  • Hummus/with pita triangles
  • Tabouli
  • Greek Salad with feta and black olives
  • Grilled garden vegetables
  • Assorted olives
Salad Station
  • Caesar with homemade croutons and classic Caesar dressing
  • Sliced native tomatoes with fresh basil, mozzarella and vinaigrette
  • Mesclun Salad with native tomatoes, garden vegetables, goat cheese, and balsamic vinaigrette
  • Red potato salad
Antipasto Station
  • Assorted Italian cheeses including gorgonzola, aged provolone, and mozzarella
  • Roasted red peppers
  • Pepperoni
  • Genoa salami
  • Assorted olives
  • Grilled artichokes
  • A variety of peasant breads
Mushroom Bar – grilled portabella mushrooms with choice of:
  • Spinach herb cheese stuffing
  • Grilled tomatoes and cheddar cheese
  • Caramelized onions and goat cheese
Mixed Grill Station
  • Grilled marinated sirloin tips
  • Grilled chicken in our house marinade
  • Grilled vegetables

Vegetables and Accompaniments

  • Grilled summer vegetables
  • Glazed carrots
  • Grilled asparagus
  • Asparagus with hollandaise sauce
  • Green beans
  • Butternut squash
  • Steamed broccoli
  • Summer vegetable medley of squash, carrots, green beans, and zucchini
  • Stuffed tomato with spinach souffle
  • Gingered carrots with orange glaze
  • Sauteed fresh spinach with garlic and herbs
  • Grilled sweet potatoes, zucchini, yellow squash, eggplant, Bermuda onion, asparagus, and red and yellow peppers marinated with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, and crushed black pepper
  • Red broiled potatoes
  • Scalloped potatoes
  • Mashed potatoes
  • Garlic mashed potatoes
  • Baked potatoes
  • Potato au gratin
  • Herbed rice pilaf
  • Rice and beans
  • Spanish rice
  • Lemon mint pilaf


  • Caesar salad— romaine lettuce, diced tomatoes, croutons, light caesar dressing with option of chicken, shrimp, or beef
  • Fresh garden salad with vegetables
  • Spinach
  • Arugula, dried cranberries, walnuts, gorgonzola, and cranberry vinaigrette
  • Fresh fruit
  • Red potato
  • Pasta salad with garden vegetables
  • Tomato, fresh mozzarella, and basil with balsamic vinaigrette
  • Cole slaw
  • Chicken salad
  • Albacore tuna salad
  • Egg salad
  • Broccoli salad
  • Cobb salad— romaine lettuce, grilled chicken, egg, bleu cheese, bacon, and vegetables
  • Greek salad— feta cheese, Greek olives, and red onion
  • Three-bean salad
  • Bow tie pasta with shrimp and snow peas
  • Pasta salad with roasted vegetables and pesto
  • Green bean salad with walnuts, feta, and grape tomatoes
  • Antipasto salad
  • Tortellini salad with tomato, mozzarella, basil, parsley, and arugula

Breakfast and Brunch

  • Delicious homemade quiche
  • Fresh-baked goods including muffins, croissants, and tea breads
  • Sour cream and blueberry coffee cake
  • Bagels with assorted cream cheese
  • Scrambled eggs
  • Scrambled eggs with three cheeses
  • Vegetarian, ham, sausage, or bacon frittata
  • Assorted breakfast croissant, bagel, or English muffin sandwiches with scrambled eggs and your choice of sauteed fresh vegetables, ham, sausage, or bacon. Covered with cheese.
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Swiss rosti (grated potato, onion, and bacon smothered in Swiss cheese)
  • Home fried potatoes
  • Smoked salmon platter with tomatoes, cucumbers, red onions and capers
  • Yogurt and granola
  • Bacon
  • Sausage
  • Carved roast turkey breast, baked ham, or roast beef with honey mustard, herb mayonnaise, horseradish sauce, and homemade rolls
  • Coffee—regular and decaf with milk and half & half
  • Assorted herbal teas
  • Juices


Cold Buffet

Handcrafted sandwiches on homemade rolls, wraps, or wheat bread. Accompanied by; house salad, potato or pasta salad, fresh fruit salad, assorted cookies and brownies, potato chips,pickles. Sandwiches including your choice of:

  • Turkey breast, cranberry sauce & herb stuffing
  • Baked ham & Swiss, lettuce, tomato, onion, & honey mustard
  • Turkey breast with herb cheese, tomato, & fresh spinach
  • Chicken salad—simply the best!
  • All-white tunafish salad with lettuce
  • Vegetarian wrap with lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, carrots, onions, & cheddar cheese
  • Roast beef with cheddar cheese, tomato, & horseradish mayonnaise
  • Vegetarian with hummus, lettuce, tomato, cucumbers, carrots, onions, and provolone cheese
  • Egg salad with lettuce
Deli Buffet

Accompanied by; house salad, potato or pasta salad, fresh fruit salad, assorted cookies and brownies. Buffet includes:

  • Sliced roast beef, turkey breast, Genoa salami, and ham
  • Swiss and provolone cheese
  • Lettuce, tomatoes, onions, & pickles
  • Condiments, including mayonnaise and dijon mustard
  • Rolls and breads
Delicious Homemade Quiches
  • Spinach
  • Broccoli
  • Lorraine
  • Many more!
  • Vegetable chili
  • Seafood chowder
  • Clam chowder
  • French onion
  • Turkey vegetable
  • Vegetable
  • Chicken, broccoli, & curry
  • Beef chili
  • Cream of tomato
  • Cream of mushroom
  • Vegetable beef
  • Corn chowder
  • Beef stew
  • Pumpkin
  • Ministrone
  • Cream of broccoli


Made by Nancy’s Catering
  • Assorted petite desserts including chocolate oaties, cream cheese brownies, raspberry oaties, chocolate brownies, & congo bars
  • Apple crisp
  • Strawberry shortcake
  • Fresh fruit salad
  • Assorted mini chocolate chip cookies, peanut butter cookies, & oatmeal raisin cookies
  • Chocolate brownies
  • Cream cheese brownies
  • Ice cream smorgasbord—Make your own ice cream sundaes with candy toppings of M&M’s, Reese’s Pieces, chocolate chips, jimmies, caramel sauce, hot fudge, strawberries, whipped cream, and cherries
  • Chocolate fountain featuring marshmallows, pineapple, strawberries, cantaloupe, orange, angel food or pound cake, and doughnuts for dipping
Made by Bread & Roses Bakery for Nancy’s Catering

Accompanied by; house salad, potato or pasta salad, fresh fruit salad, assorted cookies and brownies. Buffet includes:

  • Assorted homemade pies
  • Cheesecakes
  • Assorted cookies including chocolate chip, peanut butter, oatmeal chocolate chip, & molasses
  • Chocolate truffle torte—three layers of deep chocolate fudge cake, three layers of creamy fudge filling finished with a coating of shiny chocolate ganache
  • Raspberry truffle torte—three layers of deep chocolate fudge cake, three layers of creamy fudge filling finished with a coating of shiny chocolate ganache, enhanced with layers of tart raspberry preserves
  • Anne Theresa torte—Bread & Roses’ most popular dessert! Dense brownie-like chocolate walnut cake frosted with bittersweet chocolate and covered with white chocolate mousse
  • Mocha mousse torte—creamy mocha mousse is encased in three layers of our famous chocolate cake, frosted with rich coffee frosting and covered with poured chocolate ganache
  • Carrot cake—this traditional layer cake is very moist with cream cheese frosting and crushed walnuts
  • Lemon cake with raspberry sauce
  • Blueberry cobbler