Buffet Style Packages
Buffets are always setup double sided to ensure quick service. We dismiss the guest tables to the buffet adding a touch of class and avoiding lines. Guests go through a beautifully decorated buffet line and choose whatever and however much food they like.
About Our Food
We are a green caterer and all our foods are either organic or all natural and made from scratch by our executive chef. The following list contains our most popular and seasonal items available in the listed package pricing. These items are available for tasting at our group tastings held quarterly. We are capable of creating any culinary delight that inspires you. Many other options are available including upgraded, ethnic and brunch items (see our optional menus for more details).
- Three (3) butler passed hors d’oeuvres OR one (1) table presented hors d’oeuvre during cocktail hour
- One (1) entrée from chicken or fish selections
- One (1) entrée from meat or chef carved meat selections
- One (1) entrée from pasta selections
- One (1) salad selection
- Two (2) side dish selections
- Rosemary garlic, honey wheat and plain yeast rolls
Buffet Style Packages
Call or email us for a quote on the packages you are interested in. Packages are customizable and items can be added or removed.
Silver Wedding Package
Guest tables, sweetheart, head or kings table, cake table, buffet tables, bar/beverage tables, DJ table, gift/book table, card table and napkins – all in a poly/cotton blend and in your choice of over 50 different colors.
Guest Table Setup Package
Two piece stainless flatware, butter florets, salt, pepper, glass of cucumber/mint iced water, silver table number stands and numbers and napkin in your choice of fold styles.
Buffet Setup Package
Pure white round or square plates, menu signs for each item, votive candles, decorative linens, dragon wood tree with floral balls, hanging lanterns, glass chards and wicker balls – all matching your color scheme.
Bar or Beverage Package
Both include: equipment, plastic tumblers, décor, votive candles, cocktail napkins. Choose either bar setups for a beer/wine bar (beer/wine provided by client) including: ice, Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke, snack mix, limes, sparkling water and bottled water OR beverage station including: ice, Coke, Sprite, Diet Coke, cucumber water, lemonade, iced tea, lemons, limes and condiments.
Catering supervisor, culinary staff, server staff and bar/beverage staff (1 staff member per 20 guests). Assistance with placing your ready-to-go personal items (favors, centerpieces, book, place cards, etc.)
Cake Service Package
White disposable plates, forks, napkins, cutting service, cake knife and server.
Complimentary Vendor Meals
Complimentary vendor meals and drinks for all vendors including DJ, photo, video and planners.
Buffet Menu Selections
(V) = vegetarian, (G) = gluten free
Butler Passed Hors D’Oeuvres
Spinach Dip atop Baguette (V)
Our signature blend of spinach, cream cheese, sour cream and seasonings served atop a toasted baguette with a red pepper sprig.
Traditional Greek pastry filled with spinach and feta cheese in a filo dough Italian Meatballs with a Trio of Sauces handmade meatballs with our secret seasoning served with basil marinara, pomerey mustard and sweet bourbon sauces.
Stuffed Mushroom Caps (V)
Hand stuffed mushroom caps dusted with panko bread crumbs served both ways: boursin cheese stuffed and spinach mozzarella stuffed.
Roasted Tomato Bruschetta (V)
Blended roasted tomatoes, fresh herbs and olive oil served atop a seasoned baguette crisp with a fresh parmesan shaving.
Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes (served with and without bacon) (G)
Baby new potatoes scooped and stuffed with a blend of (bacon), potato and cheddar cheese – topped with a dollop of chive sour cream.
Beef n Blues
Our signature meatball combined with blue cheese and wrapped in applewood smoked bacon.
Mini Chicken Pot Pies
A flour tartlet shell filled with homemade chicken pot pie filling and topped with a savory herb infused filo dough.
Table Presented Hors D’Oeuvres
Mediterranean Display (V, G)
A gourmet presentation of roasted red peppers, kalamata olives, marinated artichoke hearts, fresh milk herb infused baby mozzarella, provolone, prosciutto ham, genoa salami, cappricola, balsamic marinated and grilled mushrooms, red and yellow peppers, pole beans and asparagus served with assorted crisps and sliced baguette bread.
Gourmet Cheeses, Spreads and Fruits (V, G)
An overflowing presentation of brie, blue cheese crumbles, NY cheddar, swiss and smoked gouda cheeses with humus and tabouille complimented with a colorful array of seasonal fresh fruits and served with assorted crisps.
Mashed Potato Bar (V, G)
Creamy mashed garlic butter potatoes and sweet mashed potatoes served with: chives, sour cream, crumbled bacon, cheddar cheese, butter, broccoli florets, brown gravy, honey butter, brown sugar, mini marshmallows and caramelized nuts.
Macaroni and Cheese Bar (V)
White cheddar and yellow cheddar macaroni and cheese served with: sautéed mushrooms, bacon, sautéed onions, petite sautéed shrimp, seasoned panko bread crumbs, ground beef, salsa, jalapeños.
Pan Seared Chicken Breast Sauced with a Mushroom Marsala (G)
Pan seared chicken breast laced with a marsala mushroom sauce.
Parmesan and Panko Crusted Chicken Breast
Chicken breast coated in panko bread crumbs, parmesan cheese and a savory blend of diced mushrooms, fresh herbs, onions and garlic baked to perfection.
Grilled Chicken Breast Sauced with a Roquefort Mushroom Cream Sauce (G)
Grilled chicken breast with sautéed mushrooms topped with a roquefort cheese fresh herb cream sauce.
Teriyaki Grilled Chicken Breast Topped with Fresh Pineapple (G)
Grilled chicken breast topped with a teriyaki brown sugar glaze and fresh-cut pineapple.
Chef Carved Meats
Flank Steak (G)
Three-day marinated flank steak in port wine with rosemary and garlic, grilled medium. Sauces include: horseradish cream, chimichurri and pomerey mustard.
Beef Brisket (G)
A very flavorful cut of meat seasoned with spices and fresh herbs, grilled to medium and served with caramelized onions. Sauces include: pomerey mustard, spicy barbecue and sweet barbecue.
Pernil (Pork Shoulder) (G)
A Latin-inspired meat rubbed with a citrus adobo seasoning and baked to perfection, served with jalapeño lime butter, pomerey mustard and sweet bbq sauces.
Pork Tenderloin (G)
Onion and garlic marinated pork loin perfectly baked with seasonings. Sauces include: cranberry, pomerey mustard and spicy barbecue.
Latin Style Ropa Vieja with Yellow Rice (G)
Authentic Latin dish with shredded flank steak, savory vegetables and thickened spicy tomato sauce served with yellow rice.
Bourbon Glazed Pork with Caramelized Onions (G)
Tender slices of pork grilled and laced with our zesty bourbon glaze and garnished with caramelized onions.
Sliced Top Round of Beef Sauced with a Madeira Wine Mushroom Sauce (G)
Tender sliced beef layered with marinated mushrooms and a port wine demi sauce.
Sliced Top Round of Beef Sauced with a Fresh Rosemary and Tarragon Cream Sauce (G)
Fresh rosemary and tarragon herbs blended into a light cream sauce and served over tender sliced beef.
Applewood Bacon Wrapped Pork Roulade Sauced with an Applejack Brandy (G)
Pounded pork tenderloin wrapped in applewood smoked bacon and stuffed with fresh sage and sauced with an applejack brandy sauce.
Shepherd’s Pie (G)
Traditional Scottish casserole of ground lamb meat tossed with fresh herbs and vegetables in a gravy sauce and topped with our piped creamy garlic mashed potatoes.
Pan Seared Flounder Sauced with a Cilantro Cream Sauce (G)
Light sweet flounder pan seared with fresh herbs and sauced with a cilantro cream sauce.
Sesame Crusted Pan Seared Salmon Filet Served with a Trio of Sauces (G)
Pan seared salmon filets encrusted with black and white sesame seeds and served with wasabi, orange honey and sesame ginger sauces.
White Cheddar, Bacon and Truffle Macaroni and Cheese
White cheddar macaroni and cheese tossed and baked with applewood smoked bacon and a hint of white truffle oil.
Cheese Ravioli Sauced with a Sun-Dried Tomato and Fresh Herb Cream Sauce (V)
Cheese ravioli tossed with a light herb cream sauce and sun-dried tomatoes.
Fusilli Pasta Primavera Sauced with Pesto Cream (V)
Tri-color pasta blended with a pesto cream, fresh array of vegetables, fresh chopped basil and topped with roasted pine nuts.
Cheese Tortellini Sauced with a Cheese and Spinach Cream Sauce (V)
Cheese tortellini with a delicious fresh spinach and rich alfredo cream sauce.
Salad John Michael (V)
Our classic simple salad – organic spring mix, caramelized walnuts and a raspberry vinaigrette.
Country French Salad (V)
A delightful combination of baby greens, strawberries, oranges and caramelized walnuts with our sweet raspberry cream dressing.
Caesar John Michael, John Michael Award Winner (V)
Romaine lettuce tossed with mushrooms, red onions, shaved parmesan cheese, croutons and our award-winning caesar dressing
Mediterranean Salad (V)
Romaine lettuce and spring mix tossed with roasted red peppers, artichokes, black olives, tomatoes and feta cheese in a balsamic ranch dressing.
Side Dish Selections
Broccoli and Cheese Soufflé (V)
Blend of broccoli, diced celery, cheeses, butter, cream and eggs poured over pieces of hand torn French bread.
French bread Baked Corn Casserole, A John Michael Classic (V)
Home-style moist and sweet corn casserole.
Honey Glazed Carrots with Fresh Basil and Toasted Pine Nuts (V,G)
Steamed baby carrots lightly coated with honey and tossed with fresh basil and pine nuts.
Fresh Herb and Cauliflower Soufflé, A John Michael Original (V, G)
Fresh cauliflower florets baked in a creamy soufflé with fresh basil eggs, cream and tossed with parmesan cheese.
Three Cheese Potatoes, A John Michael Classic (V, G)
Diced potato baked with a mushroom cream sauce, onions and a three-cheese blend.
Creamy Garlic Mashed Potatoes (V, G)
Mashed red potatoes with the perfect blend of garlic, butter and cream.
Shallot and Rosemary Roasted Potatoes (V, G)
Quarter cut red new potatoes tossed in oil, sautéed shallots and fresh rosemary.
Roasted Red Pepper and Parmesan Risotto
Arborio rice sautéed with roasted peppers, olive oil, garlic and white wine tossed with fresh herbs and parmesan cheese.
Seasonal Selections – Spring/Summer
Butler Passed Hors d’oeuvres – Sweet Pear and Bacon Bruschetta
A unique combination of pears, bacon and blue cheese served atop a toasted baguette.
Salad – Roquefort and Sweet Pear (V, G)
Mixed greens, crumbled blue cheese, chopped sweet pears tossed together with caramelized walnuts and a raspberry vinaigrette.
Entrée – Tuscan Grilled Chicken Breast (G)
Tender grilled chicken breast topped with a combination of black olives, plum tomato and artichokes blended with marinara sauce, garlic, basil and olive oil.
Pasta – Vegetable Lasagna (V)
Pasta layered with fresh vegetables, three different cheeses and a creamy béchamel sauce.
Side Dish – Lime and Chili Roasted Potatoes (V,G)
Quarter cut baby new potatoes seasoned with fresh lime juice, cilantro and chili seasoning.
Side Dish – Caramelized Onion and Potato Gratin (V)
Medallion sliced white potatoes layered with sweet caramelized onions and topped with gruyere cheese then lightly browned.
The following can be upgraded/added to the silver package for the noted per person price:
- Full Liquor Bar Setups: Adding ginger ale, orange juice, cranberry juice, pineapple juice, grapefruit juice, tonic water, club soda, sour mix, grenadine, lemons, olives and cherries, $3pp++
- Upgraded Table Linens: Satin, crushed satin, pleated satin, pintuck, bengaline or organza overlays, $3pp++
- Plated Salad and Rolls Service: Includes salad fork, glass plate and bread basket, $3pp++
- China Plate and Stainless Fork: Includes cake service and/or table presented hors d’oeuvres, $2pp++ (each)
- Children’s Menu: Chicken fingers with sauces, mac and cheese, fresh cut fruit (includes all setups, served to child at table and child does not eat from the family platters), $20pp++ silver, $28pp++
- Chicken or fish entrée selection, $4pp++
- Meat or chef carved meat selection, $5pp++
- Pasta entrée selection, $3pp++
- Salad selection, $2pp++
- Side dish selection, $2pp++
- Butler passed hors d’oeuvres, $1.50pp++ (each)
- Table presented hors d’oeuvres selection, $5pp++ (each)
- Chair sash only with installation, $2pp++
- Resin charger plates in silver, gold or red, $2pp++
- Glass charger plates in many different styles, $5pp++
- Iced tea service including glass, choice of tea flavor and condiments, $1.50pp++
- Bar glassware: wine, rock, pilsner, martini, flute, $.50pp++ (each)
- Signature drink setups including signage, glassware and mixers, $1.50pp++ (each)
- Tableside wine service, $3pp++
- Unlimited beer and wine for a beer/wine bar, $7pp++
- Red and white wine varietals, Bud Light, Corona and Yuengling beers.
- Unlimited liquor, beer and wine for a full liquor bar, $11pp++
- Add Absolut vodka, Beefeater gin, Bacardi rum, Seagram’s 7 whiskey and Jim Beam bourbon.
- Bistro Table Linens/Ties: Choice of color linen/tie for existing high-top tables, top tables, $20each++, (with table $40each++)
- Bar fronts, $75++
- Portable deluxe bar, $225++
- Pickup and delivery of client’s alcohol, $250++
- Cocktail servers for entire event, $125++ (each)
- Cash bar setup fee, $350++
- Cappuccino and espresso bar, $595++
Ask about the following:
- Punch fountains
- Parking attendants
- Fresh squeezed lemonade station
- Snifters and cigars
- Sangria in ice carved punch bowl
- Bloody mary bar
- Guest table centerpieces
- Bathroom attendants/supplies
- Frozen drink machines
- Martini bars
- Liquid nitrogen shaved ice/ice cream bar