Holiday Menus

Holiday Menus

Make your holiday parties, easy, delicious and affordable by having them catered by Chef’s Catering in the Charlotte, NC area. Check out our Holiday Menus or contact us for a custom menu of your own.

Chef’s Executive Holiday Buffet

Salad Choices – Choose one

Red Oak Salad
Champagne grapes, praline brittle, parmesan tuile in a pommery mustard emulsion

Winter Arugula Salad
Pickled watermelon rind, herb goat cheese, grape tomatoes, Yukon croutons with green goddess dressing

Waldorf Salad
Granny smith apples, toasted walnuts, concord grapes, oven dried tomatoes with creamed honey dressing

Entrée Options – Choose One

(minimum of 20 people)

Beef wellington with white truffle duxelles with pink peppercorn bordelaise – $31.95

Smoked prime rib with pommery pan sauce – $31.95

Pancetta wrapped “triple sugar brined” turkey breast – $26.95

Double cut pork chop with rosemary jus lie – $27.95

Lump crab stuffed salmon with brown butter caper sauce- $33.95

Executive Sides – Choose Two

Smoked onion & corn “spoon bread”
Bacon balsamic brussels sprouts
Yukon gold & goat cheese soufflé
Root vegetable pave, turnip, parsnip, rutabaga layered with duck egg royal
Toasted pumpkin seed risotto w/grana padano
Goat cheese ziti gratinée with shallot & maple bacon
Add additional sides for $3.75 pp per person

Fresh baked artisian dinner rolls & butter included

Gourmet Desserts

Optional for $ 5.25 per slice

Key lime pie
Bourbon pecan pie with cinnamon whipped cream
Peanut butter silk pie

Beverage

Freshly brewed sweet and unsweetened ice tea
Ice service with lemon wedges and sweeteners
Blackberry lemonade

This menu includes disposable utensils, non-disposable serving pieces, chaffing dishes, buffet table linens and holiday buffet décor.

Upgrade to china, silverware, glassware, or formal disposable utensils for an added fee

Autumn Harvest
  • Mixed greens topped with cranberries, almonds, diced pears, served with bleu cheese dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, raspberry vinaigrette and croutons
  • Roulade of turkey stuffed with classic herbed sausage stuffing, served with a Riesling sauce Alsace
  • Potato dauphinoise
  • Gratin of thin sliced potatoes topped with cheese
  • Duo bread pudding
  • Wild mushroom & garden zucchini bread pudding
  • Green bean Provençal, served with roasted shallots, fennel and julienne tomatoes
  • Fresh warm rolls and cranberry sauce

$ 25.95 per person – (minimum of 40 please)

Dessert – Choose One

Pumpkin budino parfait served in a wine glass or
Bourbon pecan pie

Beverages

Freshly brewed sweet, unsweetened ice tea & blackberry lemonade

Christmas in Wonderland
  • Mixed greens, English peas, English cucumbers, julienne leeks, carrots and tomatoes served with your choice of: bleu cheese dressing, balsamic vinaigrette, or red pepper Italian dressing & croutons
  • Glazed spiral ham served with a Dijon-honey and pineapple chutney or Crispy roulade of chicken filled with ham, sun dried tomatoes, swiss and boursin cheese served with a sun-dried tomato anglaise sauce
  • Classic candied yam casserole topped with crunchy nut topping
  • Rice pilaf served with pineapple, cranberry and pistachios
  • French-style green beans laced with crispy bacon
  • Assorted rolls, mini croissants and butter

$26.95 per person – (minimum of 40 people)

Dessert – Choose One

Chocolate mousse shooters with cookie spoon creamed filled puffs
lemon tartlets with fresh strawberry
Cheesecake on ginger snap

Beverage

Freshly brewed sweet and unsweetened ice tea
Blackberry lemonade

Traditional Holiday Menu

Garden salad with croutons and assorted dressings

Main Entrée

Sage roasted Taylor farm turkey w/herbed pink peppercorn gravy or
Glazed spiral ham with a Dijon honey and pineapple chutney
Caramelized shallot & cranberry stuffing
Creamed red bliss potatoes
Haricot vert satchel green bean bouquet
Tart cranberry preserve
Bakery fresh artisan dinner rolls and butter

$ 19.95 per person – (minimum of 20 people)

Beverage

Freshly brewed sweet, unsweetened ice tea and lemonade
Ice service with lemon wedges and sweeteners

Dessert

Holiday dessert bites

or upgrade for $2.95 per person to:

Pecan pie with whipped cream topping
Pumpkin pie with whipped cream topping

Stuffed Chicken Breast

Garden salad with croutons and assorted dressings
Baked stuffed chicken breast with cornbread stuffing and gravy
Red skin mashed potatoes
Green beans or corn
Assorted dinner rolls and butter

Dessert

Assorted gourmet dessert bites

Beverage

Lemonade
Freshly brewed sweet and unsweetened ice tea
Ice service with lemon wedges and sweeteners

$19.95 per person – (min of 20 pp)

Baked Ham

Garden salad with croutons and assorted dressings
Baked ham in burgundy wine sauce
Roasted herbed potatoes
Glazed petite carrots
Assorted dinner rolls and butter

Dessert

Pecan pie with whipped cream topping

Beverage

Lemonade
Freshly brewed sweet and unsweetened ice tea
Ice service with lemon wedges and sweeteners

$19.95 per person – (minimum of 20 people)

All menus include disposable utensils, non-disposable serving pieces, Chaffing dishes and buffet table linens.
Upgrade to china, silverware, glassware, or formal disposable utensils for an added fee, prices are subject to change and availability.