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Ready to experience the Custom Catering difference?

You and your crew receive a tasting for up to six people in our beautiful, private tasting room!

Complimentary with an estimated guest count of 100+ with our china service package.

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  • ENTRÉE OPTIONS

    Your per plate is determined by your entrèe selection. All entrèes include your choice of one starch, one vegetable, one salad and one bread.

    If you choose a plated service you may select up to 3 different entrèes from which your guests may choose. You will need to provide identification of the meal selection for each guest.

    Legendary 2 pc. Broasted Chicken
    Hand Floured Bone-In Chicken, Pressure Fried until Golden and Juicy. Our Specialty for Over 42 Years!

    Asiago Encrusted Chicken
    Asiago Breaded Chicken Breast Topped with a Rich Garlic Herb Cream Sauce

    Applewood Bacon Wrapped Chicken (GF)
    Seasoned Chicken Breast Wrapped in Thick Cut Smoked Bacon with Savory Asiago Cream Sauce

    Apple Wild Rice Stuffed Chicken 
    Breaded Chicken Breast, Hand Stuffed with Homemade Apple and Minnesota-Grown Wild Rice Stuffng
    Paired with a Sweet Onion Cream Sauce

    Herb Seasoned Statler Cut Chicken (GF)
    Fresh Herb Marinated Bone-in Chicken Breast Accompanied with Basil Pesto Parmesan Sauce

    Bacon Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken (GF)
    Bacon, Mozzarella, and Spinach Stuffed Statler Cut Chicken Breasts
    Accompanied with a Blueberry Balsamic Glaze

    Whiskey Glazed Ham (GF)
    Applewood Smoked Ham with Irish Whiskey Maple Syrup Glaze

    Lemon Herb Grilled Boneless Pork Chop (GF)

    Pilsner Braised Short Rib with Au Jus (GF)

     Thick Cut Hickory Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket (GF)
    Served with our Signature Pomegranate Blueberry BBQ Sauce

    Dijon Marsala Pork Tenderloin (GF)

    Char-Broiled Chimichurri Shrimp Skewer (GF)
    4 Jumbo Vannamei Grilled Shrimp

    Citrus Thyme Salmon Filet (GF)
    Lemon Olive Oil and Fresh Herb Seasoned Atlantic Salmon Filet

    5 oz. Classic Grilled Sirloin (GF)
    Topped with Bourbon Whiskey Glaze

    Parmesan Wild Rice Encrusted Walleye 
    Locally Harvested Walleye Drizzled with a Lemon Dill Cream Sauce

    6 oz. Center Cut Beef Tenderloin (GF)
    Topped with Stout Braised Wild Mushroom and Onion

  • CHEF CARVED OPTIONS

    A Chef Carved Option may be selected in addition to, or in place of, your main entrée.

    Our chef will carve your protein selection and offer it individually to your guests at the end of the buffet line.

    Several Chef-Carved options are available. Price per guest varies depending on carved choice.

    Slow Roasted Beef Shoulder Roast (GF)
    Slow Cooked Juicy Roast Beef accompanied with Red Wine and Rosemary Gravy

    Honey Garlic Glazed Boneless Pork Loin (GF)
    Tender Boneless Pork Loin with Roasted Red Pepper Cream Sauce

    Hickory Smoked BBQ Beef Brisket (GF)
    Served with our Signature Pomegranate Blueberry BBQ Sauce

    Choice Cut Beef Prime Rib (GF)
    Slow Roasted Beef Prime Rib served with Traditional Au Jus and Creamy Horse Radish

  • ENTRÉE ACCOMPANIMENT

    Entrees Include Choice of One Starch.
    All Options are Gluten Free except the Smoked Gouda Mac & Cheese.
    A second starch may be added to your buffet line for an additional price per guest.

    Smoked Gouda Bacon Mac & Cheese
    Macaroni and Creamy Smoked Gouda Cheese with Crumbled Bacon
    Served with Fried Onions on the side

    Whipped Garlic Mashed Potatoes
    Baby Red Potatoes Whipped with Roasted Garlic and Sour Cream

    Classic Mashed Potatoes with Chicken Gravy
    Homestyle Classic Mashed Potatoes Served with Savory Chicken Gravy

    Vermont White Cheddar Mashed Potatoes
    Whipped Yukon Gold Potatoes Infused with Natural White Cheddar Cheese Curds

    Red Potatoes with Sauteed Peppers and Onions
    Baby Red Potatoes tossed with Julienne Cut Pepper Medley and Red Onions

    Rosemary Herb Roasted Baby Bakers
    Baby Baker Potatoes Lightly Seasoned with Rosemary and Garlic
    (Request to try them with our Signature Savory Bacon Shallot Jam)

    Wild Rice Medley
    Minnesota Grown Wild Rice Blend with Traditional Mirepoix

    Sea Salt and Cracked Pepper Seasoned Baked Potato
    Accompanied with Sour Cream

  • VEGETABLE

    Entrees Include Choice of One Vegetable. All Options are Gluten Free.
    A second vegetable may be added to your buffet line for an additional price per guest.

    Honey Glazed Carrots
    Honey Glazed Hand Peeled Green Top Carrots

    House Seasoned Green Beans
    Green Beans Seasoned and Tossed with Roasted Red Peppers

    Signature Buttered Whole Kernel Sweet Corn
    Sweet Corn Seasoned and Tossed in Butter and Sugar

    Stuffed Zucchini Boat
    Balsamic Glazed Cous Cous and Orzo Stuffed Zucchini

    Orzo & Vegetable Stuffed Pepper 
    Bell Pepper Stuffed with Orzo, Barley, Lentils, Rice, Broccoli, and Carrot

    Monaco Blend
    Green Beans, Yellow Wax Beans, and Baby Carrot Medley

    Caramelized Baby Carrots
    Petite Baby Carrots Tossed in Brown Sugar Butter Caramel Sauce

    Fresh Asparagus
    Lemon Pepper Olive Oil Fresh Asparagus Spear

  • SALAD

    Entrèes Include Choice of One Salad

    All are gluten free except the Caesar and the Italian Style

    Classic Caesar
    Romaine Lettuce, Shaved Parmesan Cheese, Grape Tomatoes,
    and Garlic Homestyle Croutons with a Creamy Caesar Dressing

    Spring Mix (GF)
    Spring Mix Blend, Fresh Raspberries and Blackberries, Feta Cheese,
    and Honey Granola with Apple Poppy Seed Dressing

    BLT Wedge (GF)
    Baby Lettuce Wedge with Crumbled Bacon, Grape Tomatoes, Red Onion,
    and Goat Cheese with Southwest Pesto Ranch Dressing

    Italian Style
    Spring Mix Blend, Red Onion, Pepperoncini Peppers, Shaved Parmesan Cheese,Grape Tomatoes, Black Olives, and Garlic Homestyle Croutons with Golden Italian Dressing

    Sliced Pear Feta (GF)
    Spring Mix Blend, Sliced Fresh Pears, Feta Cheese, and Caramelized Pecans with a Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • BREAD

    Entrèes Include Choice of One Bread

    House Breads
    Sliced Asiago Baguette
    Sliced Italian Herb and Onion Baguette
    Garlic Romano Seasoned Yeast Roll

    Great Harvest*
    Specialty Cranberry Wild Rice Baguette
    Garlic Cheddar Baguette
    Popeye Baguette (Fresh Spinach, Mozzarella, Red Pepper and Herbs)

    *Not always available for tasting

  • HORS D’ OEUVRES

    BUTLER PASSED OPTIONS

    Begin your celebration with hors d ‘oeuvres on a grazing station and/or passed by a butler. Hors D’Oeuvres are tradiationally served with high-quality disposable service ware, but can be updated to china service for an additional fee.

    Pricing is based on market availability, quantities needed, and length of service window. Custom options are available.
    (V) Vegetarian | (GF) Gluten Free

    BLOODY MARY SHRIMP COCKTAIL SHOOTERS (GF)
    Served with celery, cubed cheese, hard salami, and baby dill pickle

    SWEET AND SAVORY CHEESECAKE DONUT HOLE SLIDERS
    Donut holes with creamy cheesecake spread, topped with bacon and microgreens

    CARAMELIZED NAAN BREAD (V)
    Topped with roasted pear and aged Gorgonzola cheese

    FEATURED CROSTINI
    Goat Cheese Bacon Thyme
    Four Olive Spread (V)
    Strawberry Bruschetta (V)
    Flaked Smoked Salmon
    (Select 2 Tapenades)

    BAMBOO SKEWERS (GF, V)
    Fruit & Cheese
    Caprese
    (Select 1)

    LOBSTER AND ASPARAGUS
    With shallot-tarragon citrus dressing on stone fire flatbread

    FEATURED HUMMUS
    Roasted Red Pepper
    Cilantro Jalapeno
    Feta-Pomegranate
    Classic
    (Select 2)
    Served on grilled Naan Bread

    MINI WELLINGTON
    Stout mushroom black truffle Beef Wellington (50 Guest Minimum)

    BOURSIN PASTRY POCKET
    Bourbon glazed red wine marinated chicken breast and Boursin cheese baked in a puff pastry pocket (50 guest minimum)

    COLD DISPLAYS

    HOUSE MADE CHARCUTERIE
    Imported and Domestic Cheeses, Aged Meats, Olives, and Fruit Served with Signature Crackers

    SMOKED SALMON DISPLAY
    Whole Side Honey Smoked
    Salmon with Fresh Citrus
    Served with Sea Salt Crackers

    SHRIMP COCKTAIL (GF)
    Poached Shrimp served on Ice with Tequila Lime Cocktail Sauce and Louisiana Remoulade

    QUINOA PANKO SHRIMP
    Quinoa Panko Encrusted Shrimp Served with Sweet Thai Chili Sauce

    SEASONAL FRESH FRUIT DISPLAY (GF, V)
    Array of Fresh Fruit and Berries

    GARDEN FRESH CRUDITÉ (GF, V)
    Garden Fresh Vegetables served with Avocado Ranch and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
    *Request to try Cold Roasted Vegetables for a unique alternative to raw veggies

    CAPRESE DISPLAY (GF, V)
    Heirloom Tomato, Fresh Basil, Mozzarella and Balsamic Glaze

    RUSTIC BREAD BASKET (V)
    Sliced Baguettes, Bistro Rolls and Breadsticks
    Served with Assorted Infused Olive Oils

    COCKTAIL SANDWICHES
    Turkey Pesto Melt
    Rustic BLT with Chipotle Mayo
    Roast Beef with Horseradish Aioli
    (Select 1)

    SALSA BAR (GF, V)
    Varieties include Pico, Picante, Corn & Black Bean, and Tropical
    Served with Tortilla Chips

    7-LAYER DIP (GF, V)
    Refried Beans, Sour Cream, Guacamole, Black Olives, Lettuce, Pico Salsa and Shredded Cheese Served with Tortilla Chips

    HOT DISPLAYS

    SPINACH AND ARTICHOKE DIP (V)
    Served with Grilled Naan Bread Dippers

    BROWN SUGAR PECAN PUFF PASTRY WRAPPED BRIE (V)
    Topped with Caramelized Pecans and Kahlua Syrup Glaze Served with Signature Crackers

    SAVORY FRESH HERB ENCRUSTED BRIE
    Topped with Bacon Pepper Chutney Served with Signature Crackers

    SOFT PRETZEL ASSORTMENT (V)
    Served with Warmed Beer Cheese Sauce

    HAND ROLLED ITALIAN MEATBALLS
    Tossed in your choice of a Rustic Tomato Basil Ragu, BBQ, or Garlic Parmesan Sauce (Select 1)

    CHICKEN SATAY SKEWERS (GF)
    Applewood Bacon Wrapped
    Hot Honey
    Sweet Teriyaki
    Sweet Chili
    (Select 1)

    WING BAR
    Bone-In Wings and Drummies
    Served with Baby Carrots, celery,
    Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing, and
    Buttermilk Ranch
    Flavor Options:
    Plain
    BBQ
    Buffalo
    Garlic Parmesan
    (Select 2)

    BRISKET BITES
    Brown Sugar Bacon Wrapped
    Beef Brisket Bites

    BEEF STEAK TIPS (GF)
    Braised Beef Steak Tips in Caramelized
    Onion and Balsamic Au Jus

    KOREAN SHORT RIB (GF)
    Marinated Beef Short Ribs
    Tossed in Korean BBQ Sauce
    with Sesame Seeds and Scallions

    FEATURED ARTISAN SLIDERS
    Seasoned Pulled Pork with Dijon Honey Mustard and Crispy Fried Onions

    Smoked Gouda Beef Patty
    with Ketchup and Mustard

    Grilled Chicken with Sundried Tomato Basil
    Artichoke Dip and Blueberry Balsamic

    Hickory Smoked Brisket with Apple Cabbage Slaw

    STUFFED MUSHROOMS (GF)
    Baked Portobello Mushroom Caps Stuffed with your choice of Caramelized
    Onions (V) or Italian Sausage, topped with Asiago Cheese

    PORK AND VEGETABLE SPRING ROLLS
    Accompanied with Fried Rice and Soy Sauce Shakers

  • SPECIAL MEAL OPTIONS

    Please let us know if any of your guests have specific dietary needs Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free and other severe allergies. All Special Meals are Served Table Side for your Guests. Entrees may be customized by request for guests requiring a Gluten Free meal.

    VEGETARIAN OPTIONS

    Triple Cheese Tri Color Tortellini with Alfredo Sauce

    Stuffed Portobello Mushroom (GF) with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Red Peppers and Feta Cheese

    Butternut Squash Ravioli with Sage Cream Sauce

    VEGAN OPTIONS
    Lemon Artichoke Stuffed Baked Potato (GF)

    Curried Eggplant with Corn, Tomato, and Basil (GF)
    served on Brown Rice with a Balsamic Glaze

    *Please note, we can make accommodations for sensitivies, but we are not a certified gluten, dairy or nut free facility.
    Guests with severe allergies should use their own discretion with consumption.

  • CHILDREN’S MEAL OPTION

    Optional for Ages 12 and Under. Served Table Side
    CHILDREN’S OPTION SERVED PLATED OR BUFFET
    (MINIMUM OF 15 KIDS FOR BUFFET)

    Chicken Tenders, Macaroni and Cheese, Fruit Cup, Juice Box and Ketchup

  • DESSERTS

    Your Event Will be Tastefully Perfect
    Includes high quality disposables: plates, forks, knives, napkins if applicable

    Cupcakes
    Regular and/or Mini Cupcakes
    Flavors Include: Marble, Lemon, White, Carrot, Red Velvet,
    Cherry and Chocolate (Select 1 – 4)
    Icing: Buttercream, Chocolate Buttercream, Cream Cheese,
    Whipped Vanilla and Whipped Chocolate
    Filling: Raspberry, Lemon, Cherry and Custard

    Donut Wall
    Variety of cake donuts displayed on our Barn Wood Wall,
    with platters of assorted raised donuts

    Grande Cookie Wall
    Bakery Fresh Cookies displayed on our Barn Wood Wall, and Cast
    Iron Fudge Bakes topped with Flame Roasted Marshmallows

    Bakery Fresh Pie
    Apple, Blueberry, Peach, Cherry, Pecan, Pumpkin, Strawberry,
    Lemon Meringue, Banana Cream, and Coconut Cream (Select 2 – 3)

    Sliced Cheesecake
    Variety of Classic Vanilla, Swirl, Chocolate Chip and Silk Tuxedo

    Layered Cream Cakes
    Tuxedo Truffle Mousse, Lemon Berry Mascarpone, Tiramisu, and White Chocolate Raspberry
    (Select 1 – 2)

    Deluxe S’more Station
    Open Flame Marshmallows Roasting assisted by our Custom
    Catering Staff. Flavored Marshmallows, Honey Graham Crackers,
    Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups, Cookie & Cream Candy Bars, Oreos,
    100 Grand Bars, and Hershey Milk Chocolate Bars

    Ice Cream Sundae Bar
    Choice of Ice Cream with Hot Fudge, Strawberry Sauce, Caramel, and Assorted Nuts and Candy Toppings

    Liquor Infused Floats
    Vanilla Ice Cream with Flavored Sodas, Root Beer and Cola, topped
    with Whiskey, Amaretto or Bailey’s Irish Cream Liqueur

  • LATE NIGHT SNACKS

    Breakfast Sandwiches
    Cherrywood Ham, Bacon and Maple Sausage on an assortment of
    Croissants, English Muffns, and Buttermilk Biscuits with Egg and American Cheese

    Deli Sandwiches
    Assorted Ham, Turkey and Roast Beef with Sliced Cheese on Bakery Fresh Dollar Buns
    Mayo, Mustard and Butter, and Seasoned Kettle Chips

    Walking Tacos
    Fritos, Cool Ranch and Nacho Doritos, Taco Seasoned Ground Beef, Shredded Cheese, Lettuce, Diced Tomatoes, Jalapenos, Black Olives, Salsa, and Sour Cream

    Hot Dog Bar
    1/4 Pound All-Beef Hotdogs on Bakery Fresh Buns
    Sweet Pickle Relish, Caramelized Onions, Mustard and Ketchup

The food was out of this world and the staff were so nice and helpful and went out of their way to make sure everything was perfect!

Nicole from Brainerd, MN

The food is always excellent and customer service is above and beyond any others. I plan events all over MN and know I can always count on Custom Catering to wow my guests as everyone raves about them after the meal.

Kristen from St. Cloud, MN

Absolutely fantastic professionals and, more importantly, people. I would recommend them a million times over for your most important day/event.

Ashley from Maple Grove, MN

2009

St. Cloud Area Small Business Person of the Year – Winner

2010

Minnesota Small Business Person of the Year – Winner

2014-2020

Best of Central Minnesota – Winner, Best Catering

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