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The Parker House Inn and Bistro
1792 Quechee Main Street, PO Box 780
Quechee, VT, 05059, USA
802.295.6077 | 800.295.6077

Catered Spring and Summer Entertaining, Events

 

Hors d'oeuvres
A buffet presentation of crisp summer crudites, assorted French cheeses, and smoked salmon crème fraiche with black bread. Cucumber Cups with Sun-Dried Tomato Mousse
Shrimp and Snow Peas with Lemon Sauce
Tuscan Garlic Toasts with Goat Cheese, Sweet Red Peppers and Asparagus
Buttermilk Biscuits with Honey Dijon Ham
Belgian Endive with Curried Chicken and Fried Leeks
New Potatoes with Creole Crab Salad
Vegetable Sushi Rolls with Wasabi Sauce
At the bar: Colorful Root Vegetable Chips
Macadamia and Pistachio Nuts with Dried Cranberries

Buffet Dinner
Grilled Medallions of Salmon with Honey Ginger Sauce and Fried Leeks
Asparagus Stuffed Chicken Breast with Mustard Sauce
Vermicelli Provencal
Tomatoes with Fresh Mozzarella and Basil Leaves
Mesclun Salad with Grilled Vegetables and Goat Cheese, Croutons, and Roasted Garlic Dressing
Gruyere Garlic Rolls
Spinach & Tomato Rolls

Dessert
Chocolate Truffle Cake with Fresh Raspberry Sauce
Butter Cookie Hearts
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Coffee and Tea

A Bistro Summer Buffet
This refreshing menu highlights the season's best crisp vegetables, aromatic herbs, and ripe berries.

Grilled Chicken Salad with Fresh Fennel and Roasted Shallots
Sliced Stuffed Beef Tenderloin Provencal with Garlic Sauce
Orzo with Wild Mushrooms and Coriander
French Beans with Sun-Dried Tomatoes
Golden Potato Salad with Summer Herbs
Focaccia Triangles Stuffed with Grilled Eggplant and Fresh Mozzarella

Dessert
French Strawberry Almond Cake with Blackberry Sauce
Butter Cookie Hearts
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Coffee and Tea

A Pastel Luncheon with Flowers

Chilled Yellow Tomato Soup with Swirls of Lavender Pesto Oil and Orchids
Medallions of Salmon with Pink Peppercorn Sauce, Nasturtiums, Wild Greens
Asparagus Vinaigrette
Wild Rice with Dried Cranberries and Macadamia Nuts
French Rolls and Breadsticks

Dessert
Strawberry Pistachio Cake with Two Pastel Sauces and Fresh Garden Mint & Rose Petals
Coffee and Tea

An Outdoor Summer Barbecue
Welcome your guests with festive punch bowls of ice cold Margaritas and Strawberry Daiquiris.

Stationary Hors d'oeuvres
Santa Fe Tomato Salsa
Cilantro & Green Chili Salsa
Assorted Tortilla Chips
Crudités with Herb Sauce
Pesto Shrimp with Fresh Mozzarella
Garlic Toasts with Goat Cheese and Red Peppers
Dijon Deviled Eggs

Buffet
Cilantro & Lime Grilled Chicken
Assorted Grilled Sausages
Golden Potato Salad
Salad of Wild Greens with Grilled Vegetables
Fresh Corn Salad
Buttermilk Biscuits and Cornbread

Dessert
Watermelon Butter Cookies
Chocolate Truffle Brownies
Watermelon Fruit Basket
Iced Coffee and Iced Tea

Cocktails and Dessert in the Garden
A buffet presentation of crisp summer crudités, assorted French cheeses, and our Provencal charcuterie with sliced French bread.

Grilled Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
Grilled Sausage and Pepper Skewers
Belgian Endive with Curried Chicken and Fried Leeks
Crisp Garlic Toasts with Boursin and Sliced Leeks
Cucumber Cups with Guacamole & Salsa
Peking Duck pancakes with Hoisin Sauce
Shrimp and Snow Peas with Lemon Sauce
Buttermilk Biscuits with Pastrami and Russian Dressing
Smoked Baked Salmon on Black Bread with Horseradish Cream & Asparagus
Vegetable Sushi Rolls with Wasabi Sauce
At the bar: Colorful Root Vegetable Chips, Macadamia and Pistachio Nuts with Dried Cranberries

Dessert Buffet
Individual Buttermilk Shortcakes with Bowls of Berries and Sweet Whipped Cream
Peach and Pistachio Tarts
Chocolate Truffle Brownies
Butter Cookie Hearts
Coffee and Tea

The Formal Black Tie Dinner
Hors d'oeuvres
Smoked Salmon and Caviar on Toast Points
Cucumber Cups with Boursin & Asparagus
Belgian Endive Petals with Curried Chicken and Fried Leeks
Teriyaki Shrimp with Wasabi Sauce

Dinner
Lobster & Shrimp Caesar Salad with Brioche Croutons
Roast Half Duckling with Raspberry Sauce
Roasted New Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary
Roasted Carrots and Shallots
Crisp French Rolls

Dessert
Viennese Chocolate Torte with Espresso and Chocolate Sauce
Tuxedo Strawberries
Coffee and Tea

Refreshing Summer Beverages
Instead of a traditional bar, consider punch bowls of Spiced Iced Tea or Raspberry Tea with Fruited Ice Rings, Iced Hazelnut Coffee with an Espresso Ice Ring, Old Fashioned Lemonade with Pink Lemon Ice Ring or Fresh Ginger Punch with Lemon Grass and Flower Ice Ring.