Catering Menus

Our Menus

Our menus reflect our varying culinary expertise, bringing together family recipes and regional favorites. We can help you design a menu that’s inclusive and fits the needs of all your guests. From exquisite to economical, dressed up or dressed down, we don’t compromise on quality or choice. Our food will always be tasty, fresh and appropriate for any type of event. Ask about our large group pricing. Free samplings offered for groups of 500 or more.

Holiday Feast Menu

Entree Choices

  • Roasted Stuffed Pork Loin
  • Special Baked Ham
  • Roasted Breast of Turkey
  • Yuletide Chicken Breast Roulade
  • Stuffed Jumbo Pasta Shells

Starch Choices – Choose One

  • Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Wild Rice Pilaf Blend

Vegetable Choices – Choose One

  • Herbed Organic Vegetable Medley
  • Country Style Seasoned Green Beans
  • Honey Roasted Root Vegetables

Salad Choices – Choose One

  • Holiday Spinach Salad
  • Holiday Baked Potato Salad

Traditional Turkey Dinner

  • Oven roasted breast of Sliced Turkey, served with Pan Gravy, Southern Style Stuffing
  • Homestyle Mashed Potatoes
  • Country Style Seasoned Green Beans
  • Garden Salad with Assortment of Dressings
  • Assorted Breads
  • Butter and Cranberry Sauce

Picnic Menus – We grill everything on-site

All American Grill Out (Our most popular menu)

  • 1/3 lb. Chuckburger and 1/4lb. All Meat Super Dog
  • Molasses Baked Beans
  • Baked Potato Salad
  • Ruffles Potato Chips
  • Double Fudge Brownies
  • Ice Tea-Lemonade-Kool-Aid
  • All Buns and Condiments to include Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, Mustard, Mayo, Ketchup & Cheese

Full Picnic Buffet

  • Grilled Marinated Boneless Breast of Chicken – 1/3lb. Chuckburger, 1/4lb. All Meat Super Dogs
  • Molasses Baked Bean
  • Baked Potato Salad
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • Ruffles Potato Chips
  • Double Fudge Brownies
  • Homemade Cookies
  • Watermelon (in season)
  • Ice Tea-Lemonade-Kool-Aid
  • All Buns and Condiments to include Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, Mustard, Mayo, Ketchup & Cheese

Southern Barbecue Buffet

  • Hickory Pit Pulled Pork Barbecue 1/4 BBQ Chicken (Seasoned and Smoked)
  • Molasses Baked Beans
  • Buttery Corn the on Cob
  • Baked Potato Salad
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • Peach or Apple Cobbler, Cookies
  • Sweet Tea – Lemonade
  • All Buns, Dinner Rolls, & Condiments

Slab & Bird

  • Hickory Pit BBQ Ribs (St Louis Style) and 1/4 BBQ Chicken (Seasoned and Smoked)
  • Molasses Baked Beans
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • Baked Potato Salad
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Apple Cobbler, Double Fudge Brownies
  • Ice Tea – Lemonade
  • All Buns & Condiments

Menu Add-ons

  • Choice Ribeye Steaks
  • Choice Sirloin Steaks
  • Choice Beef Fillets
  • 8oz Hamburger Steaks
  • Smoked Beef in BBQ Sauce
  • Center Cut Pork Chops
  • Sliced Tri-Tips of Beef
  • Fall Off the Bone BBQ Chicken
  • Roast Loin of Pork
  • Boneless Loin of Pork Topped w/ White Wine Pork Pan Gravy
  • Grilled Smoked Sausage with Peppers & Onions
  • Grilled Salmon Fillets,
  • Grillled Turkey Burgers
  • Cowboy Beans
  • Tomato & Onion Salad (In Season)
  • Tossed Green Salad w/ Chef Dressing

Themed Menus

Comfort Food Buffet

  • Chicken & Dumplings
  • Meatloaf & Baked Ham
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Seasoned Green Beans
  • Macaroni & Cheese
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Apple Cobbler
  • Iced Tea

Southern Barbecue Buffet

  • Rotisserie Barbecue Chicken
  • Hickory Pit Pulled Pork Barbecue
  • Molasses Baked Beans
  • Baked Potato Salad
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • All Buns & Sliced French Bread
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Sweet Tea & Lemonade

Holiday Buffet

  • Sliced Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Giblet Gravy,
  • Our Own Special Baked Ham
  • Creamy Whipped Potatoes
  • Seasoned Green Beans
  • Buttered Corn
  • Cranberry Relish Salad
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Fruit Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie with Cool Whip
  • Iced Tea

Hawaiian Luau

  • Pulled Pork Barbecue
  • Sweet and Sour Chicken
  • Smoked Sausage
  • Grilled Ham
  • Pineapple and Red Pepper Skewers
  • Freshly Streamed Vegetable Medley
  • Oven Roasted Potatoes
  • Tropical Fruit Salad
  • Rolls & Butter
  • Iced Tea & Lemonade

Kentucky Derby Banquet

  • Pork Tenderloin Medallions in Bourbon Glaze
  • Hot Brown Casserole
  • Southern Corn Pudding
  • Country Green Beans w/ Small Whole Potatoes
  • Old South Inn Pineapple Rings w/ Snappy Cheese Salad
  • Bread Pudding w/ Bourbon Sauce
  • Iced Tea

Sports Awards Banquet

  • Hickory Pit Pulled BBQ Pork
  • Rotisserie Chicken
  • Baked Chicken Tenders
  • Mac n’ Cheese
  • Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
  • Country Cole Slaw
  • Rolls w/ Butter
  • Ice Tea & Lemonade

Beef & Chicken Shish Kabobs

  • Seasoned Beef Tenderloin Pieces & Marinated Boneless Breast of Chicken
  • Skewered with Spanish Onions and Green Peppers
  • Includes Choice of Roasted Potato Spears or Long Grain Rice
  • California Vegetable Medley
  • Vinaigrette Cole Slaw
  • Garlic Bread

Reception Temptations – Minimum Six Choices

Hot Hors D’Oeuvres

  • Rumaki – Chicken Livers, Water Chestnuts or Sweet Pineapple Wrapped in Bacon
  • Meaty Chicken Tenderloins w/ Assorted Sauces
  • Greek Chicken Souvlaki w/ Greek Tzatziki Sauce
  • Bacon Wrapped Scallops
  • Smoky Cocktail Franks w/ Bourbon Sauce
  • Spanakopita – Baked Spinach & Feta Phyllo Squares – Homemade
  • Buffalo Chicken Wings
  • Marinara, Swedish or Greek Meatballs
  • Chicken Sate w/ Peanut Sauce
  • Pulled Pork Bar-B-Que Sliders
  • Chicken Quesadilla Trumpets w/ Sour Cream Dip
  • Swiss Cheese Phyllo Cups Sausage Phyllo Cups
  • Mini Crab Cakes w/ Cajun Dipping Sauce
  • Fresh italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Sausage cheddar balls

Cold Hors D’Oeuvres

  • Assorted Fancy Cocktail Sandwiches – Pimento Cheese & Country Ham, Ham & Swiss, Turkey & Swiss, or Olive Nut
  • Fresh Crudités Display w/ Herb Dip
  • Marinated Eye of Round on Mini Buns w/ Creamy Horseradish Sauce on Side
  • Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
  • Smoked Turkey Breast on Mini Buns w/ Contessa Sauce
  • Imported & Domestic Cheeses w/ Crackers & Flat-Breads
  • Mini Croissants w/ Chicken Salad or Ham & Cheese
  • Country Ham on Mini Buns or Baby Buttermilk Biscuits
  • Chicken Salad Phyllo Cups
  • Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Olive & Basil Skewer
  • Tapas Platter: Hummus, Olive Tapanade, Roasted Pepper & Feta Dip w/ Baked Pita Triangles
  • Melon Wrapped in Prosciutto
  • Phyllo Cups Filled w/ Papaya & Smoked Salmon Salsa


  • Kentucky Hot Brown Dip
  • Artichoke & Spinach Fondue
  • Layered Mexican Dip w/ Tortilla Chips
  • Seafood Salad Dip
  • Cruisin’’ Crab Dip
  • Mediterranean Hummus Display w/ Bagel & Pita Chips

A La Carte Specialties

  • Pricing dependent upon current market conditions
  • Smoked Icelandic Salmon Board w/ Chopped Egg, Capers, Red Onion & Sour Cream
  • Jumbo Marinated Shrimp
  • Sliced Beef Tenderloin on Mini Rolls w/ Bold Horseradish Creme
  • Chilled Gulf Shrimp Display Peeled w/ Lemon Wedges & Zesty Cocktail Sauce
  • Grilled Lamb Chops
  • Carving Station – Includes Linen & Skirted Table w/ Heat Lamp & Carver
  • Bone-In Country Ham w/ Baby Buttermilk Biscuits & Red Eye Gravy
  • Bone-In Smoked Ham w/ Sorghum Glaze
  • Beef Tenderloin & Mini Rolls w/ Bold Horseradish Creme
  • Herb Encrusted Prime Rib of Beef
  • Oven Roasted Boneless Turkey Breast
  • Apricot Glazed Whole Pork Tenderloin
  • Pasta Bar – Penne, Bow-tie, Fettuccine Marinara, Alfredo, Pesto Creme Grilled Chicken, Roasted Vegetables, Meatballs

Wedding Buffet Menu

Entrees – Select one, two or three

  • Chicken Chardonnay – Tender boneless, skinless breast of chicken sauteed w/ mushrooms in a delicate white wine sauce
  • Chicken Marsala – Tender chicken breast and sliced mushrooms sauteed to perfection w/ marsala wine
  • Chicken Oreganatta – Boneless, skinless chicken breast seared then braised with red onion, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts & roasted chicken stock
  • Savory Chicken Roulade – Tender chicken breast, stuffed with dried beef, bacon wrapped and baked in a mushroom sour cream sauce
  • Chicken Capri – Tender chicken breast sauteed with mushrooms, artichoke hearts and capers in a delicate lemon butter white wine sauce
  • Sliced Top Round of Beef in Natural Gravy
  • Smoked Beef Brisket w/ Bourbon BBQ Sauce
  • Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon Glaze
  • Tender Pork Fillet Medallions Tossed in a KY Bourbon Glaze.
  • Sliced Roast Loin of Pork In Natural Gravy
  • Baked Stuffed Pork Chops w/ Herb Dressing
  • Sorghum Glazed Bone-In Smoked Ham
  • Buffalo Mozzarella Ravioli w/ Lobster Cream Sauce

Salads – Select One

  • Chopped Leafy Italian Salad – Romaine, red onion, hard salami, artichoke hearts, chick peas, provolone with a red wine vinaigrette.
  • House Greek Salad w/ Home Made Grecian Dressing – Romaine, iceberg, feta, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion with Grecian dressing
  • Deluxe Tossed Salad w/ Home Made Chef Dressing – Our dressing is an oil and red wine vinegar blend with fresh spices and dijon mustard
  • Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad
  • Classic Caesar Salad – Crisp romaine tossed with parmesean cheese, creamy caesar dressing and croutons on side

Side Items – Select Two

  • Roasted Asparagus
  • Country Style Green Beans
  • Greek Style Green Beans
  • Cafe Garlic Herb Vegetables
  • Bourbon Glazed Baked Carrots
  • Broccoli Casserole
  • Steamed Broccoli w/ Hollandaise
  • Bourbon bacon sauteed brussel sprouts
  • Baked Macaroni & Cheese
  • Southern Corn Pudding
  • Baked Potato w/ Sour Cream & Butter Herb Roasted Potatoes
  • Party Mashed Potatoes
  • Parsley New Potatoes
  • Baked Potato Casserole
  • Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Butternut Squash Risotto
  • Garlic Cheese Grits

* Ice carvings available and priced upon request.

Ask about our drop off services and party trays

Thompson catering can provide an array of upscale disposable plates and cutlery for your event. The cost per person for an upscale salad plate, dinner plate, utensils, napkin and cup is $2.50. Clear plastic cups for your bar are $1 per person.

Please Note: Menu pricing does not include service staff. The type of menu and style of service will determine the exact staffing requirements. All staffing is based upon 5 hours of service, 2 hours for set up, 2 hours for the event and 1 hour for clean up. Servers/station attendants/non-alcoholic beverage attendants are$100each. Bartenders- $150 each. Chefs & carvers are $150.

Prices include silver chaffing dishes and serving utensils. We use high quality scrollware disposables. Thompson’s will manage entire event, including setup, serving, and cleanup of our area. Uniformed staff on duty.

Prices do not include 18% service charge and 6% KY sales tax. We do not charge gratuity. Service charge covers all company expenses including all office, sales and ordering personnel actions, insurance, loading, unloading, set up and equipment clean up.

* Labor may be added for parties of less than 100 people. Travel fees may apply.

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