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Summer Buffet Menu Ideas


Chicken Salads
Double Dijonaise Apricot Almond/ Summer Strawberry/ Cranberry Pecan/ Curried Granny Smith/ French Endive/ Lemon Basil/ Asian

Cobb Salad
A composed salad of grilled chicken, avocado, egg, tomato, bacon, etc.


Grilled Tropical Shrimp
with Pineapple Mango Salsa

Grilled Tequila Shrimp
with Salsa Verde

Southwestern Ceviche

Poached Salmon
with Dill Sauce

Grilled Salmon
with Basil Cream Sauce or Plum Glaze


Herb or Pepper Crusted Tenderloin of Beef with horseradish sauce

Grilled Lamb Kebobs with kiwi mint sauce or tahini sauce

Grilled Baby Back Ribs

BBQ Beef Short Ribs

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce

BBQ Pulled Pork

Barbecue Beef Brisket

Grilled Marinated Skirt Steak with Radish-Red Onion Pickle

Steak & Snap Pea Salad

Korean Flat Iron Steak with Spicy Cilantro Sauce

Fajitas: beef, chicken, shrimp, swordfish and/or veggie with tortillas, salsa, sour cream, etc.

Vegetable Salads

Roasted Beet, Green Bean & Gorgonzola Salad

Sugar Snap Peas & Grape Tomatoes with Vidalia Onion Vinaigrette

Carrot Orange Salad with Raisins

Cole Slaw: Traditional/Sweet & Sour

Roasted Corn & Black Bean Salad

Asparagus with Roasted Red Pepper Vinaigrette

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Goat Cheese, Fresh Herbs and White Balsamic Vinaigrette

Cucumber Dill Salad


Grape Tomato and Mini Mozzarella Balls with Fresh Basil

Beet & Citrus Salad

Peach & Cucumber Salad (seasonal)

Succotash Salad

Black Eyed Pea, Roasted Squash & Goat Cheese Salad

Roasted Potato, Corn & Wilted Spinach with Tomato & Red Onion

Black Bean & Roasted Sweet Potato with Red Onion & Lime Dressing

Edamame, Corn & Avocado Salad

Mexican Street Corn Salad

Asian Chop Salad
Cabbage, snow peas, mandarin oranges, water chestnuts, ginger dressing & crunchy peanuts

Grilled country bread & ripe tomatoes with fennel, bell peppers, capers, olives, lemon & basil

Grilled zucchini, grilled bell peppers & grilled flatbread with tomatoes, cucumbers, kalamata olives, &
feta seasoned with sumac, lemon & olive oil

Leafy Salads

Baby Spinach, Fresh Strawberries, Candied Pecans & Goat Cheese

Classic Caesar
add grilled chicken or shrimp!

Arugula with Fresh Figs, Toasted Prosciutto, Shaved Parmesan & Pine Nuts (seasonal)

Baby Greens with Roasted Pear, Gorgonzola, Walnuts & Lemon Dijon Vinaigrette

Baby Spinach
with Roasted Chick Peas, Feta, Kalamata, Cucumber, Tomato & Lemon-Tahini Dressing

Mixed Greens with Grilled Peaches, Goat Cheese, Candied Pecans & Balsamic Vinaigrette

Super Salad
Kale, cabbage & shaved carrots with blueberries, dried cranberries, golden raisins, sunflower seeds
and pumpkin seeds tossed with white balsamic vinaigrette

Baby Spinach, Jicama & Radish Salad
with toasted pepitas, crumbled queso fresco and cilantro vinaigrette

Starch Salads

Fruited Wild Rice Salad

Tabbouleh (Bulgur or Quinoa)

Potato Salad

Southwestern/Mediterranean/ Classic American / French / Warm German

Quinoa, Corn & Black Bean

French Lentils, Feta & Kalamata Olive Salad

Curried Couscous / Israeli Couscous with Grilled Vegetables

Sesame Noodles – with or without grilled chicken

Pasta Pesto Primavera

Orzo Salad with Feta, Olives & Tomato

Wheatberry Waldorf Salad

Cheese Tortellini Salad with Sun Dried Tomatoes & Basil

Farro Salad with Peas,
Asparagus & Feta

Fruit Salads

Traditional Fruit Salad: Melons, Grapes, Pineapple & Berries

Watermelon, Feta & Red Onion Salad with Basil and Mint

Watermelon Salad with Blue Cheese, Toasted Almonds & Balsamic Glaze

Peaches & Blueberries with Candied Ginger & Fresh Mint (seasonal)

Tropical Fruit Salad: Pineapple, Mango, Papaya, Kiwi, etc.

Papaya, Avocado & Grapefruit with Honey Lime Vinaigrette


Make your Own Strawberry Shortcake

Sweet split biscuits, fresh sliced berries & Chantilly cream

Vanilla Roasted Peaches
over Ice Cream

Chocolate Dipped Frozen Banana Bites with Crystallized Ginger or Nuts

Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Pecan Crusted Lemon Tart
with Fresh Berries

Peach or Blueberry Cobbler

Pie: Cherry, Apple, Lemon Meringue, Key Lime, and more

Norwegian Apple Cake


Crisp meringue filled with fresh fruit and whipped cream

Homestyle Cookies

Dessert Bars: Lemon, Pecan, Raspberry, Apricot, Classic Brownie, Cappuccino

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