Buffet Dinner Catering Menu for Crushed Ice Catering in Kentucky

Choices, choices, choices! We have so many dinner buffet catering options to pick from it can be hard to choose what is right for your event.  We are happy to help you decide what will be best for your dinner part or wedding reception and happy to work with you to create the best possible dinner menu for your event.

Dinner Buffet



Caesar Salad, Fresh Cut Romaine, Garlic Herb Croutons, Shredded Parmesan, Grape Tomatoes
Slices of Iceberg Lettuce, Grape Tomatoes, Shredded Cheddar, Carrot Ribbons, Crumbled Bacon & Cucumbers
Mixed Greens, Carrot Ribbons, Grape Tomatoes & Cucumbers
Kentucky Bibb Lettuce, Grape Tomatoes, Cornbread Croutons, Bourbon Pickled Pears
Butter Lettuce, Candied Pecans, Capriole Farms Goat Cheese & Sundried Tomatoes
“Chop Salad” of Fresh Sliced Romaine Lettuce, Edamame, Corn, Green Beans, Fresh Marjoram & Roasted Red Peppers
Baby Spinach, Capriole Farms Herb Goat Cheese, Fresh Strawberries & Potato Straws
Salt Roasted Beets, Spinach, Watercress, Frisee, Crumbled Goat Cheese & Toasted Hazelnuts
Locally Grown Watermelon, House-Smoked Feta & Fresh Arugula
Baby Spinach, Roasted Butternut Squash, Pickled Red Onions, Spiced Pecans & Parmesan (Available Fall/Winter)
Romaine & Butter Lettuce with Jicama, Corn, Avocado, Grape Tomatoes, Fresh Cilantro & Black Beans

Dressings Choice of Two
Creamy Caesar, Buttermilk Ranch, Smoky Tomato Ranch, Creamy Roasted Poblano, Lime & Cumin Dressing, Sesame Ginger Vinaigrette, Bourbon Smoked Paprika & Honey Vinaigrette, Green Goddess,  Apple Cider & Garlic, Housemade Italian, Blue Cheese Dressing,  Garden Herb Vinaigrette, Balsamic, Greek Dressing,  Honey Mustard, Bacon Sherry Dressing, Cured Lemon & Mint Viniagrette


Country Style Green Beans with Smoked Bacon Rind
Tarragon Butter Glazed Green Beans
Red Pepper Jam Greens
Red Peppers, Zucchini, Yellow Squash & Green Beans
Roasted Butternut Squash, Swiss Chard & Toasted Pecans (Available in Fall/Winter)
Asparagus & Roasted Red Peppers
Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Golden Raisins & Bacon
Roasted Baby Root Vegetables: Carrots, Parsnips, Turnips  & Beets with Brown Butter & Sea Salt
“Skillet Corn” with Fresh Roasted Corn, Yellow Onion, Red & Green Peppers
Sorghum Glazed Carrots ($1 supplement for Baby Carrots)
Cornbread Zucchini Casserole
Smoked & Curried Cauliflower
Thyme & Garlic Roasted Assorted Mushrooms
Choucroute: Braised Alsatian Cabbage with Bacon & Caraway
Broccolini with Roasted Garlic & Lemon


Potatoes & Grains
Yukon Gold & Butter Mash with Sea Salt
Creamy Parmesan Grits
Red Potato & Sour Cream Mash
Smoked Gouda Grits
Celery Root Puree
Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Tuscan Style Braised Cannellini Beans
Bourbon Smoked Paprika Roasted Red Potatoes
New Orleans Style “Dirty Rice”
Parmesan Potato Gratin with Cream & Fresh Thyme
Saffron Scented Jasmine Rice with Toasted Almonds & Raisins
Toasted Orzo Pasta with Lemon, Herbs, Butter & Parmesan
Hash Brown Casserole with Bacon & Sharp Cheddar
Sun Choke Hash with Fingerling Potatoes, White Onion & Edamame
Forbidden Black Rice with Ginger, Hoisin & Crispy Shallots


Each Tier comes with One Entrée Option, One Vegetable, One Potato or Grain, One Salad with Two Dressings, House Bread and Whipped Butter.  To add an additional Entrée or Side, please consult with your coordinator.


Tier 1
Sweet Tea Bone-In Smoked Chicken, Sorghum Rosemary Glaze
Slow Braised Beef Brisket, Roasted Cremini Mushrooms, Spinach & Crispy Shallots
Rosemary & Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast, Roasted Chicken Jus
Roasted Chicken Breast, Olives, Garlic & Italian Herbs
Lemon Brined Chicken, Arugula, Brown Butter, Capers & Parsley
Cast Iron Seared Salmon, Lemon, Thyme & Field Pea Vinaigrette

Tier 2
“Hot Brown” of Chicken Stuffed with Cheddar, Bacon & Chives with a Smoked Tomato Jus
Espresso – Cocoa Rubbed Sirloin with Ancho Chile Mole Sauce
Sugarcane Brined Pork Loin with Vanilla Roasted Apples
Monkfish Provencal, Roasted Eggplant, White Wine, Red Pepper & Thyme
Crawfish OR Shrimp Etouffee

Tier 3
12-Hour Slow Braised Beef Short Rib, Braising Reduction, Roasted Shallots & Flat Leaf Italian Parsley
Black Grouper, Red Pepper Puree, Roasted Artichokes, Fennel, Basil Oil & Black Olive
Herb Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce & Sea Salt
Roasted Lamb with Harissa, Mint & Cured Lemon
Bacon Wrapped Roasted Quail, Sweet Potato Gnocchi, Toasted Pecans & Cherries
Swordfish “Au Poivre”, Cured Lemon, Green Peppercorns, Irish Butter


Vegetarian Options
Vegetable Manicotti with Tomato Alfredo
Potato Gnocchi with Smoked Mushroom Bolognese
Baked Ziti with Vegan Meatballs, Spinach & Putanesca
Southwestern Stuffed Bell Peppers with Quinoa, Pepper Jack, Corn & Black Beans
Millet Chili, Roasted Acorn Squash & Queso Fresco