Catering Menus for Events in (VT) Vermont

A variety of menu experiences at a variety of price points

Catering menus are subject to change depending on the venue amenities and seasonal availability. We are happy to accommodate custom requests where possible.

Click on the tabs below to view our different menu packages. Or download our Events Program as a PDF.

Cocktail Party

Stationary Hors D’oeuvres

(Available all seasons, priced per person)

ARTISANAL VERMONT CHEESES

Selection of Vermont goat, sheep and cow’s milk cheeses

Red Hen Bakery baguette, seasonal preserves, seeded crackers

HOUSE MADE CHARCUTERIE

La Belle Farm duck rillettes, chicken liver mousse, house smoked salmon rillettes,
roasted mushroom pâte

Pickled vegetables, whole grain mustard, Red Hen Bakery baguette

*dry cured charcuterie available upon request, pricing subject to availability

HARVEST

Local seasonal vegetables

Heirloom carrots, baby radishes & turnips, marinated cherry tomatoes & cucumbers, baby fennel, pickled vegetables, charred sweet onion dip, roasted garlic hummus

RAW BAR

Two varieties of freshly shucked oysters on the half shell and chilled wild shrimp

Verjus mignonette, lemon, horseradish, house made cocktail sauce

Passed Hors D’oeuvres

(available all seasons, priced per person)

SMOKED BRATWURST maple mustard
SMOKED SALMON RILLETTES pickled fennel, seeded cracker
FRIED VERMONT CHICKEN honey butter
RICOTTA GNOCCHI beet puree, herb salad
BLUE CHEESE GARLIC TOAST Bayley Hazen Blue, Red Hen Bakery bread
CHICKPEA FRITTERS house yogurt, dill
CRISPY OYSTERS house kimchi, smoked pepper aioli
20-HOUR BEEF crostini, pickled onions, horseradish crème fraîche
MINI ROCK CRAB CAKES herb aioli, chives
STUFFED LITTLENECK CLAMS calabrese chiles, almond butter
BEET SKEWERS VT chevre, salsa verde, hazelnuts
TRIPLE CRÉME date, crostini
CHICKEN LIVER TOAST house pickled vegetables & mustard seeds

(Summer, priced per person)

SALMON CEVICHE dill, Trillium Hill Farm cucumber
BREAKFAST RADISHES tarragon butter, preserved lemon
CHERRY TOMATOES & MAPLEBROOK MOZZARELLA pesto, olive oil
SWEET CORN BISQUE tarragon oil

(Fall, priced per person)

BUTTERNUT SQUASH FRITTER maple crème fraîche
FORAGED MUSHROOM BISQUE basil oil, crispy parsnip

Summer Plated Menu

Salad

choose one

MIXED LOCAL GREENS roasted local vegetables, Goat’s Milk tomme, cider vinaigrette
KALE & ARUGULA SALAD spiced pecans, Bayley Hazen Blue, buttermilk – herb vinaigrette
ARUGULA & TOASTED QUINOA cherry tomatoes, spiced pepitas, sherry vinaigrette
LOCAL CUCUMBERS marinated red onion, romaine, chickpeas, Does’ Leap feta, sherry vinaigrette

Entrées

choose up to three

DRY RUBBED ROASTED BONE-IN VERMONT CHICKEN summer pesto
SMOKED PORK LOIN maple mustard
CAST IRON SALMON basil pistou
VERMONT SIRLOIN STEAK bordelaise
WHOLE ROASTED EGGPLANT herb yogurt
SUMMER QUINOA arugula walnut pesto (vegan)
WOOD GRILLED MUSHROOMS salsa verde (vegan)

**Entrée options below are available for an additional charge**

WOOD GRILLED BEEF TENDERLOIN bordelaise
CAST IRON SEARED CRAB CAKES herb aioli

*fresh vegetarian pasta option available upon request.

Entrée Accompaniments

(choose two)

HEIRLOOM TOMATO PANZANELLA
NITTY GRITTY POLENTA & BRAISED GREENS
BUTTERMILK WHIPPED POTATOES & CHARRED SWEET ONIONS

Summer Family Style Menu

Salad

choose one

MIXED LOCAL GREENS roasted local vegetables, Goat’s Milk tomme, cider vinaigrette
KALE & ARUGULA SALAD spiced pecans, Bayley Hazen Blue, buttermilk – herb vinaigrette
ARUGULA & TOASTED QUINOA cherry tomatoes, spiced pepitas, sherry vinaigrette
LOCAL CUCUMBERS marinated red onion, romaine, chickpeas, Does’ Leap feta, sherry vinaigrette

Entrées

choose up to two

SMOKED PORK LOIN maple mustard
DRY RUBBED & SLOW ROASTED ADAMS FARM CHICKEN herb jus
CAST IRON SALMON beet vinaigrette
WOOD GRILLED OYSTER MUSHROOMS salsa verde (vegetarian)

**entrée options below are available for an additional charge**

WOOD GRILLED BEEF TENDERLOIN bordelaise
CAST IRON SEARED CRAB CAKES herb aioli

Sides

choose up to three

GRILLED SUMMER SQUASH & ZUCCHINI mint, lemon,olive oil
BRAISED LOCAL GREENS roasted shallot-thyme butter, cider vinegar
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES summer pesto, toasted hazelnuts
ROASTED MUSHROOMS garlic, sherry, crispy shallots
CRUSHED POTATOES rosemary, roasted garlic
NITTY GRITTY CHEDDAR POLENTA crème fraîche, summer herbs

Snout-to-Tail Barbecue

Main Entrée

Main Entrée

Large, beautifully decorated platters displaying different preparations of barbecued pork or beef.ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN

ROASTED PORK TENDERLOIN
PULLED PORK SHOULDER
SLOW ROASTED PORK BELLY
PORK SAUSAGE

-or-

SMOKED SLICED BEEF BRISKET
PULLED BARBECUE BEEF SHOULDER
SIRLOIN STEAK

Side Dishes

choose up to three

BACON BAKED BEANS
MACARONI & CHEESE herb breadcrumb crust
ROASTED LOCAL VEGETABLES olive oil, sea salt
QUINOA & ARUGULA SALAD Does’ Leap feta, red onion
GREEN SALAD radishes, scallions, spiced pepitas
COLESLAW
TOMATO CUCUMBER SALAD
NITTY GRITTY GRAIN CO. CORNBREAD

Additional Proteins

choose one

DRY RUBBED SMOKED VERMONT CHICKEN LEGS
DRY RUBBED SALMON
ROASTED MUSHROOMS braised greens

Farmhouse Tap & Grill Family Style Menu

 

Burgers & Barbecue

choose two

LAPLATTE RIVER ANGUS FARM BEEF Vermont cheddar, arugula, pickled red onions
MISTY KNOLL FREE RANGE TURKEY Bayley Hazen Blue, seasonal mostarda, arugula
VERMONT HERITAGE GRAZERS PORK Vermont cheddar, house kimchi
FARMHOUSE VEGGIE Spring Brook Farm raclette, roasted mushrooms, pickled jalapeños
VERMONT BEAN CRAFTERS BLACK BEAN Vermont cheddar, pickled red onion, herb crema
PULLED VERMONT HERITAGE GRAZERS PORK coleslaw, house pickled jalapeños

From The Garden

choose three

MIXED LOCAL GREENS roasted local vegetables, Goat’s Milk tomme, cider vinaigrette
KALE & ARUGULA SALAD spiced pecans, Bayley Hazen Blue, buttermilk – herb vinaigrette
ARUGULA & TOASTED QUINOA cherry tomatoes, spiced pepitas, sherry vinaigrette
LOCAL CUCUMBERS marinated red onion, romaine, chickpeas, Does’ Leap feta, sherry vinaigrette
GRILLED SUMMER SQUASH & ZUCCHINI mint, lemon,olive oil
HEIRLOOM TOMATOES summer pesto, toasted hazelnuts
ROASTED MUSHROOMS garlic, sherry, crispy shallots

Autumn Plated Menu

Salad

choose one

HOUSE SALAD mixed greens, roasted local root vegetables, roasted beets, maple spiced pepitas, sherry vinaigrette
CAESAR SALAD romaine, garlic croutons, Grana Padano, house Caesar dressing
KALE & ARUGULA SALAD spiced pecans, Bayley Hazen Blue cheese,
buttermilk – herb vinaigrette,
ROASTED MUSHROOMS & CHICORY Does’ Leap feta, cider vinaigrette
DELICATA SQUASH roasted fennel, dried cranberries, fall greens, cider vinaigrette

Entrées

choose up to three

DRY RUBBED ROASTED BONE-IN VERMONT CHICKEN cider jus
SMOKED PORK LOIN maple mustard
CAST IRON SALMON basil pistou
VERMONT BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK bordelaise
WHOLE ROASTED EGGPLANT herb yogurt
AUTUMN QUINOA pepitas, grilled mushrooms (vegan)
WOOD GRILLED MUSHROOMS salsa verde (vegan)

**entrée options below are available for an additional charge**

WOOD GRILLED BEEF TENDERLOIN bordelaise
CAST IRON SEARED CRAB CAKES herb aioli

*fresh vegetarian pasta option available upon request

Entrée Accompaniments (choose two)

MAPLE WHIPPED BUTTERNUT SQUASH
NITTY GRITTY POLENTA & BRAISED GREENS
BUTTERMILK WHIPPED POTATOES & CHARRED SWEET ONIONS

Autumn Family Style Menu

Salad

choose one

HOUSE SALAD mixed greens, roasted local root vegetables, roasted beets,
maple spiced pepitas, sherry vinaigrette
CAESAR SALAD romaine, garlic croutons, Grana Padano, house Caesar dressing
KALE & ARUGULA SALAD spiced pecans, Bayley Hazen Blue, buttermilk – herb vinaigrette,
ROASTED MUSHROOMS & CHICORY Does’ Leap feta, cider vinaigrette
DELICATA SQUASH roasted fennel, dried cranberries, fall greens, cider vinaigrette

Entrées

choose up to two

SMOKED PORK LOIN maple mustard
DRY RUBBED & SLOW ROASTED ADAMS FARM CHICKEN herb jus
VERMONT BEEF SIRLOIN STEAK bordelaise
CAST IRON SALMON lemon dill beurre blanc
WOOD GRILLED OYSTER MUSHROOMS salsa verde (vegetarian)

**entrée options below are available for an additional charge**

WOOD GRILLED BEEF TENDERLOIN horseradish crème fraîche
CAST IRON SEARED CRAB CAKES herb aioli

Sides

choose up to three

ROASTED LOCAL ROOT VEGETABLES
BUTTERNUT SQUASH PUREE walnuts, cider reduction
BRAISED FALL GREENS roasted shallots, sherry vinegar
ROASTED FENNEL & DELICATA SQUASH salsa verde, lemon
ROASTED MUSHROOMS garlic, sherry, crispy shallots
CRUSHED POTATOES roasted garlic, rosemary
NITTY GRITTY CHEDDAR POLENTA crème fraîche, herbs

El Cortijo Taco Bar

Salsa Bar

SALSA ROJA, TAQUERA, AND VERDE
GUACAMOLE
QUESO FUNDIDO
WARM TORTILLA CHIPS

Build Your Own Taco Buffet

choose up to three

FRIJOLES (Vermont Bean Crafters organic black beans)
GRANOS (smoked quinoa)
POLLO (spice rubbed Adams Farm chicken)
CARNITAS (slow cooked Vermont Heritage Grazers pork)
LENGUA (braised local beef tongue)

Accompaniments

  • CHAMPLAIN VALLEY CREAMERY QUESO FRESCO
  • SHREDDED LETTUCE
  • DICED ONION
  • CILANTRO
  • SALSA ROJA
  • PICKLED JALAPEÑOS
  • SOUR CREAM
  • HOUSE MADE HOT SAUCES

Sides

choose up to two

SPANISH RICE
VT BEAN CRAFTERS ORGANIC BLACK BEANS
VT BEAN CRAFTERS ORGANIC REFRIED BEANS
GREENS with citrus vinaigrette

Upgrade Packages

Pre-Ceremony Beverages

Welcome your guests with a cold beverage for them to sip on as they arrive, and mingle before your ceremony.

HOUSE MADE LEMONADE Regular, Lavender, Mint, or Berry
HOUSE BREWED ICED TEA Regular, Southern Sweet,Lemon, or Berry
CHILLED ICE WATER Cucumber, Basil, or Mixed Citrus

Coffee & Tea Station

VERMONT COFFEE CO. Regular or Decaffeinated
VERMONT ARTISAN TEA SELECTION

Vermont milk & cream (soy or almond milk available), raw sugar cubes, Vermont clover honey

**drink options are available below for an additional charge**

HOUSE MADE HOT CHOCOLATE marshmallows
HOT MULLED VT CIDER cinnamon sticks

Late Night Snacks

choose two

Treat your guests to some snacks during the dancing portion of your evening!

FRESHLY POPPED POPCORN Maple Bacon, Sea Salt, or Old Bay
SOFT PRETZELS sea salt
MARGHERITA PIZZA Maplebrook mozzarella, basil, tomato sauce
COOKIES & MILK
MINI CIDER DONUTS & WARM CIDER MUGS

S’mores Bar

Graham crackers, locally made marshmallows, chocolate bars

**choose three additional toppings**

Nutella, fruit preserves, peanut butter, VT honey, peanut butter cups, peppermint chocolates, flaked coconut, “oreo” cookies

Dessert

Chocolate Stout Cake // Seasonal Cheesecakes // Seasonal Pies

Bar Program

Beer

The Farmhouse Tap & Grill features an award-winning, renowned bar program, noted for its impressive beer offerings from local Vermont favorites to craft specialties from the USA and beyond.

Want to offer your guests a perfect, well balanced beer menu? The Farmhouse Tap & Grill Director of Fluid Assets, Jeff Baker, will pick the perfect beer selection.

Vermont

TRAPP Stowe (Vienna, Helles, Pilsner)
FIDDLEHEAD Shelburne (IPA)
LONG TRAIL Bridgewater Corners (Ale, Limbo IPA, Seasonal)
SWITCHBACK Burlington (Ale, Seasonal)
LOST NATION Morristown (Gose, Pilsner, Saison Lamoille,Petite Ardennes, Rustic Ale, Pitch Black)
OTTER CREEK Middlebury (Copper Ale, Seasonal)
THE SHED Middlebury (Mountain Ale, IPA, Seasonal)
QUEEN CITY Burlington (limited availability, inquire for styles)
CROP Stowe (rotating selections, inquire for styles)
DROP-IN Middlebury (rotating selections, inquire for styles)
ROCK ART Morrisville (Vermonster, American Red Ale, Seasonal)
CITIZEN CIDER Burlington (Unified Press, Wit’s Up, Full Nelson, Dirty Mayor)
STOWE CIDER Stowe (Traditional Dry)

U.S. Craft

ALLAGASH Portland, ME (White, Saison)
SIXPOINT Brooklyn, NY (Bengali IPA, Resin Double IPA)
LAGUNITAS Petaluma, CA (IPA, Pils, Pale Ale)
FOUNDERS Grand Rapids, MI (IPA, Pale Ale, Porter)
SIERRA NEVADA Chico, CA (Pale Ale, Seasonal)
DOGFISH HEAD Milton, DE (60 Minute IPA, 90 Minute IPA)

Domestic beer available upon request

Wine

Allow our wine Director Alex Moran, help by guiding your wine menu to perfectly accentuate your dining menu. With our curated list of wine options, we can provide selections from Vermont, the USA and your favorite region abroad.

Sparkling

Bellafina – Prosecco (Veneto, Italy)
Naveran ‘Brut Nature’ – Cava (Penedes, Spain)

White

Pizzolato – Pinot Grigio (Veneto, Italy)
Hayes Ranch – Chardonnay (Livermore, California)
Los Riscos – Sauvignon Blanc (Curico Valley, Chile)
St. Urbans-Hof ‘Urban’ – Riesling (Mosel, Germany)
Garcia Revalo ‘Casamaro’ – Verdejo / Viura (Rueda, Spain)
Mont Mès ‘Cuvée Bianco’ – Pinot Bianco / Chardonnay / Sauvignon Blanc (Alto Adige, Italy)

Rosé

Joseph Mellot ‘Sincérité’ – Pinot Noir (Loire Valley, France)

Red

Hayes Ranch – Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
Manifesto – Zinfandel (California)
Bodega Quo – Grenache/Tempranillo (Campo de Borja, Spain)
Chateau Gautoul – Malbec (Cahors, France)
Ciacci Piccolomini – Sangiovese / Cabernet / Merlot (Tuscany, Italy)
Bellotti – Barbera / Dolcetto (Piedmont, Italy)
Meinklang – Pinot Noir (Burgenland, Austria)

Cocktails

Sean Mckenzie, our in-house cocktail specialist, has put together a creative and tasty list of libations to offer your guests. Sean will help personalize your cocktail list and create a signature cocktail, just for your special day!

Signature Cocktails

NOBLESSE Cognac, Pear Eau de Vie, lemon, ginger syrup, cardamom
OLDE CHECKERED HOUSE Bourbon, Luxardo Amaro Abano, honey, lemon,
orange bitters, lavender
DEVIL’S SHOTGUN Tequila, Caledonia Elderberry Cordial, house grenadine, lime, bitters
OLD FASHIONED WHISKEY COCKTAIL Rye, sugar, bitters, orange bitters
DAIQUIRI Light Rum, lime, sugar
NEGRONI Gin, Campari, Sweet Vermouth
CORTIJO CLASSIC MARGARITA El Charro Silver, Citronage, agave nectar, fresh lime
CORTIJO BLOOD ORANGE MARGARITA El Charro Silver, Blood Orange Puree,
Citronage, agave nectar, lime

Basic Liquor Set Up

We are happy to bring the basics. Straight forward, no fuss.

Vodka, Gin, Tequila, Whiskey, Rum with Basic Mixers

Brunch Bar

MIMOSA Blanc de Blancs, Fresh Squeezed Orange Juice
CYPRESS Blanc de Blancs, Grapefruit Juice
CIDER MIMOSA Cava, Local Apple Cider
BLOODY MARY House Mix, Smuggler’s Notch Vodka

Bloody Mary Bar

Pickled Vegetables, Crispy GFM Bacon, Shrimp, Pepperoncini, Olives, Celery Stalks, Lemons, Limes, Smoked Salt, Hot Sauces