Old Lantern Catering Lobster Risotto in Baby Pumpkins

In House Catering

Our delicious menu options

- All of our selections are made with fresh, local ingredients whenever possible –

GF: Gluten free    GF*: Gluten free without sauce    V: Vegetarian

Buffet Selections include…
Crudités Platter and Vermont Cheese Crostini for Hors D'Oeuvres
Mesclun Mix Salad with Our House Vinaigrette
Fresh Baked Poppy Seed Rolls & Butter
Seasonal Vegetables

Choice of One of the Following:
           Mashed Potatoes GF, Potato Gratin GF, Mediterranean Rice GF,

Macaroni & VT Cheddar Cheese, Candied Sweet Potatoes

Wedding or Celebration Cake Included


Lemon Ice Water, Decaf & Regular Vermont Roasted Coffee

Prices do not include Tax or Service Fees


1 Entrée Option   $49.00 per person

2 Entrée Options $57.00 per person

3 Entrée Options $64.00 per person

Maine Lobster with Risotto & Chive Lobster Sauce  GF*

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Fresh Mint Jus GF*

Pan Seared Florida Snapper and Balsamic Beurre Meuniere with Chipotle Slaw GF

LedgeEnd Farm Rack of Venison & Venison Stew with Red Cabbage Compote

Grilled Breast of Duck with Grand Marnier Orange Sauce GF*

(The following options are carved at the buffet to order...)

Wellington Style Beef Tenderloin with Hen of the Wood Mushrooms Thyme & Lavender

Dry Rub Roasted Beef Tenderloin & a Pinot Noir Sauce GF*



1 Entrée Option   $43.00 per person

2 Entrée Options $50.00 per person

3 Entrée Options $57.00 per person

Mesquite Roasted Beef Sirloin & Horseradish Jus (carving station) GF

Herb & Chipotle Infused Grilled Flank Steak with a  Shallot Malbec Sauce  GF*

Misty Knoll Chicken a la Beaujolais with Bacon,  Mushroom & Pearl Onions

Pan Seared BBQ Atlantic Salmon with a Colossal Key West Shrimp & Fresh Mild Jalapeno Sauce

Potato Crusted Misty Knoll Chicken Breast with a Creamy Dijon Sauce

Grilled New York Steak with Peppercorn Sauce GF*

Roasted Maple Brine Pork Tenderloin with Endives & Pears GF*




1 Entrée Option   $38.00 per person

2 Entrée Options $45.00 per person

3 Entrée Options $52.00 per person

Soya & Maple Brine Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon GF

Chicken Cordon Bleu Stuffed with Aged Cheddar, Ham & Grainy Mustard Sauce

Roasted & Marinated Chicken Breast Onions Lemon Olive Oil Thyme GF

Sautéed Rainbow Trout with a Caper Butter Sauce

Maple Basted Misty Knoll Breast of Turkey with Celery & Apple Stuffing & Gravy

VT Wild Mushrooms and Roasted Rosemary Portobello Mushrooms with Tomato & Goat Cheese V

Roast Pork Loin & Ribs with an Orange Hoisin Glaze

 Acorn Squash Stuffed with a Ginger Vegetable Risotto V GF


1 Entree Options $36.00 per person

2 Entree Options $43.00 per person

Lasagna with Cheddar Cheese & Fresh Vegetables Vermont greens V

Fresh Mushroom or Cheese Ravioli with Basil Oil  V

Roasted Pineapple Crusted Vermont Ham with a Madeira Sauce

Maple Smoked Pork Loin with a Sherry Balsamic Reduction GF


Old Lantern Farm Dinner

A delicious sampling of the best of what Vermont has to offer....

Start with Zesty Chicken Wings & Roasted Cauliflower Wings V

with a  Mild Jalapeno Dip

Diced Iceberg Lettuce with Chunky Bleu Cheese Dressing

Choose 3 from the following:

VT Maple Peach Glazed Misty Knoll BBQ Chicken

Spicy Smoked Baby Back Pork Ribs

Beef Brisket and Horseradish Cream

LedgeEnd Farm Venison Pie

Dakin Farms Pork Sausages

All Served with

Rosemary Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes, Grilled Fresh Vegetables and Sweet Corn on the Cob

Maple Celebration (Wedding) Cake for Dessert

$50 per person

Special Seasonal Buffet
New England Surf & Turf  Dinner

Served Garden Salad
Maine Lobster, Roasted Beef Tenderloin, PEI Mussels
Cole Slaw, Corn on the Cob, Haricots Verts
Berry Shortcake with Cream

Complete with bib!
Market Price

Childrens Menu

Yummy Chicken Tenders!

Ages 4-8 years old $10   0-3 years old Complimentary

See our list of Hors d'oeuvres below to enhance your dining experience

Think about a Bubbly Toast for $5 per person. See our "Bar" information below for more options

We are fortunate to have a Vermont Restaurant Permit by the State of Vermont Health Department.

All bar services are provided by the Old Lantern

A Complete Rehearsal Dinner Menu is available upon request from formal dinners to fun outdoor BBQ's!

Some menu items may be affected due to shortages caused by the current situation in the US.

Old Lantern Catering all inclusive

Hors d'oeuvres

Add these wonderful starters to your cocktail hour or have an assortment as the main event!

GF: Gluten free    GF*: Gluten free without sauce    V: Vegetarian

Our Warm Dips

Creamy Artichoke Spinach Parmesan V

Cabot Cheddar Cheese Fondue V

Ledge End Farm Venison Chili

All Served with Crackers, Flat Bread, & Pretzels

$100 per bowl- Serves 50


Warm Hors d'Oeuvres

Maple Glazed Prosciutto Wrapped Scallops GF

Warm Oysters with Fennel & Pernod Topped with Toasted Bread Crumbs

Mini Lamb Chops Wrapped in Fillo with Tapenade or Grilled with Rosemary Sauce

Xian Dumpling with Lobster & Lemongrass

Mini Bouche Sliders on Gougères

(with a choice of turkey, venison, beef or vegetarian)

Pan Seared Diced Ahi Tuna 

              with Soya Ginger Sauce GF

$5 per person


Cuban Pulled Pork in Brioche

BBQ Tiger Shrimp & Bacon Brochette GF*

Sicilian Meatball on Polenta with Marinara  

Peking Duck on Wild Rice Pancakes

Miniature Maine Crab Cakes and Salsa

Assorted Mini Pizzas

Beef Tenderloin, Fresh Mozzarella 

             & Grape Tomato Skewers with Basil Oil GF

Miniature Ratatouille Risotto Cakes V

$4 per person

Oven Roasted Cauliflower Wings with Blue Cheese Dip V

Potato Latkes with Smoked Trout & Salsa

Asparagus Wrapped with Pancetta

Cream of Butternut Squash & Clove Soup  in Verrine V GF

Fried Ravioli with Pesto Sauce

Venison Tartlets or Wild Mushroom Tartlets

Escargot in a Lemon Garlic Tart or a Red Potato Cup

Sausage or Vegetarian Stuffed Mushrooms

Grilled Eggplant with Buffalo di Mozzarella & Bell Pepper V GF

Sesame Chicken Wings

Chicken Pineapple Kebabs with a Hoisin Sauce GF*

Wheels of Brie wrapped in Puff Pastry

Phyllo Purses with Ricotta Spinach Pesto

Egg Rolls with Hoisin Sauce

Cheese or Shrimp Quesadillas and Salsa

$3 per person

Our Cold Dips

Lemon Smoked Fish Dip



Roasted Sweet Pepper Puree

Baba Ghanouj  GF&V

(All Served with Crackers, Chips, Pretzels, Flatbread, & Taco Chips)

$100 per bowl served 50 people

Cold Display

Cheese Platters v Served with Fresh Fruit & Crackers

Local, Domestic and Imported Cheese $8 per person (Only Domestic Cheese $6)

Vegetable Crudite 

Assortment of Fresh Vegetables with Sour Cream Dill Dressing  $3 per person

French Charcuterie Platter

Pates, Saucisson, Rillettes, Olives & Cornichon with Toasted Baguettes  $6 per person

Italian Antipasto Platter

(salami, prosciutto & olives with grilled zucchini, eggplant, artichoke & bell pepper)   $6 per person

Chilled Hors D'oeuvres

French Charcuterie Paper Cones with Olives, Cornichon & Bread Sticks  

$6 per person

Colossal Key West Shrimp with a Spicy Slaw

$5 per person

Thai Chicken Salad in Verrine

Poached Tiger Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce on Ice GF*

Smoked Duck & Apples on Belgian Endive GF

Wellfleet Oyster Shooters with Spicy Vodka & Celery GF

Caviar on Blinis Pancakes with Sour Cream & Lemon

Assorted Sandwiches on Flat Bread Rollatini

with a choice of Roast Beef, Turkey & Ham

$4 per person


Fresh Fig & Prosciutto  GF

Country Terrine with Cumberland Sauce on Toasted French Baguette

Home Cured Salmon & Roast Beef Roulade on Toasted French Baguette

Prosciutto Wrapped Bread Sticks

Vine Ripen Stuffed Tomato Caprese V&GF

Gourmet Cucumber Rollatini with Feta & Red Bell Pepper V&GF

Gaspatcho in Verrine with Basil Mozzarella

Chicken Salad on Radicchio Leaves GF

Bruschetta with Gorgonzola & Pear  V

Bruschetta with Feta Kalamata, Olives & Tomatoes V

Baby Tomatoes with Goat Cheese and Fresh Chives V GF

$3 per person


Sweet endings & late night snack options

Your Wedding or Celebration Cake

$3 ... if not choosing a from our buffet menu options

This is the cake that is included in our full menu option at no additional charge.

4-tiered white cake with butter cream frosting

Filling Choices: Chocolate Mousse, Raspberry or Strawberry or Lemon or Maple Cream

Includes the top layer to enjoy for your anniversary!

($5pp for Chocolate or Carrot Cake)

Chocolate Fountain...$6

The smell of chocolate can be intoxicating!  Especially delicious for late night "munchies"for your guests.

With an assortment of Fresh Fruit, Cookies, Marshmallows & Cream Puffs for dipping.

Something elegant...$4

Strawberries dipped in White & Dark Chocolate


Tiramisu-or-Chocolate Mousse Cake with Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Choose a Delicious Dessert Cup..$4

Dutch Dark Chocolate Mousse or Fresh Berry Melba or a Vermont Maple Sundae

Fudge Brownie Bar ..$6
with  Ice Cream, Hot Fudge, Carmel & Whipped Cream

Late Night Snack Menu

The Six Foot Sub: Salami, Turkey or Vegetarian. Serves 25+ @$120

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Shots  $5

Mini Pizzas: Cheese, Ham or Bacon    $5

Quesadillas: Cheese & Cilantro Salsa    $5

Breakfast Burritos: Sausage, Egg & Cheese     $5

Champagne Toast Old Lantern Bar

let's talk about the bar...

Our bar area is 45 x 45 feet 

... plenty of room for a large group to enjoy cocktails & hors d'oeuvres before entering the dining area. 

This area also opens out onto the lawn through french doors... 

Call for a full list of wines starting at $32, bottled beers and kegs starting at $350.

Vermont also has an endless list of great Craft Beers!


Passing Tap Beer & Wine after the ceremony is a nice offer to the guests.

Some of the well products we carry:  

Smirnoff Vodka, Beefeater Gin, Jack Daniels, Baccardi Rum, Captain Morgan, Jim Beam Bourbon,

Johnny Walker Red Label, Canadian Club, Kaluah...and more.


"Top Shelf": Makers Mark, Bar Hill Gin, Grey Goose, Patron Tequila, Crown Royal, Whistle Pig,..and more.


House Bottled Beers: Long Trail, Corona, Budweiser, Bud Light, Michelob Light, LaBatts Blue, , O'Doules.



Open Bar Package :

$24 for adults 21+

$5 for guests under 21  

includes open bar during cocktail hour

and wine pored throughout dinner 

non alcohol beverages all evening 

(excludes top shelf)

Non Alcohol Package :

$5 per person

includes all non alcohol beverages

Soda, Juice, Coffee and Tea

Add a Wine or Bubbly (or Citizen Cider) Toast for $5 per person

(For a wine service or wine toast, choose 2 different ones from our list of 9 wines)

We can customize your bar order...

You can also pay for the bar  by consumption for all or part of your event...lots of options!

What about providing keg beer & wine for your guests on trays as they arrive?

There are many different ways to enhance your experience.  Contact us for an estimate.

Receptions & Weddings can have a cash bar (guests use credit/debit cards or cash).

There is NO additional fee to have a bar available to your guests.