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

All of the following (#1, #2, #3)

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 & Cheddar cheese, Candied Sweet Potatoes

Wedding or Celebration Cake


Lemon Ice Water, Decaf & Regular Vermont Roasted Coffee

Prices do not include Tax or Service Fees


1 Entree Option   $47.00 per person

2 Entree Options $53.00 per person

3 Entree Options $59.00 per person

Maine Lobster with Risotto & Chive Lobster Sauce  GF*

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Fresh Mint Jus GF*

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

Sautéed LedgeEnd Farm Venison & Grand Veneur Sauce with Porcini Noodle Gratin

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 Entree Option   $41.00 per person

2 Entree Options $47.00 per person

3 Entree Options $53.00 per person

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

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

Salmon en Croute with Swiss Chard and Scallop Mousse Beurre Nantais

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*

Vegetarian & Cheddar Roll up with Basil Marinara Sauce V



1 Entree Option   $36.00 per person

2 Entree Options $42.00 per person

3 Entree Options $47.00 per person

Soya & Maple Brine Pan Seared Atlantic Salmon GF

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

Roasted Rosemary Portobello Mushrooms with Tomato & Goat Cheese V

Roast Pork Loin & Ribs with an Orange Hoisin Glaze



1 Entree Options $34.00 per person

2 Entree Options $39.00 per person

Lasagna with Cheddar Cheese & Fresh Vegetables Vermont greens V

Acorn Squash Stuffed with a Ginger Vegetable Risotto V GF

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

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

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

Think about a Bubbly Toast for $3.50 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 food & bar services are provided by the Old Lantern

Ask our event planner about platted dinner options (if you have less than 100 guests)

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

As of 5/18/20 Some menu items might be affected by shortages currently a situation in the US.

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

Mini Lamb Chops Wrapped in Fillo with Tapenade

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

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 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

Guacamole or Hummus

Roasted Sweet Pepper Puree or Baba Ghanouj  GF&V

(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 $6 per person (Only Domestic Cheese $4)

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

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

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 30+ @$96

Grilled Cheese & Tomato Soup Shots  $3

Mini Pizzas: Cheese, Ham or Bacon    $3

Quesadillas: Cheese & Cilantro Salsa    $3

Breakfast Burritos: Sausage, Egg & Cheese     $4

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 $31, 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.



Our Full Open Bar Package Includes:

Full complete Open Bar for the "Cocktail Hour" and Wine Service with dinner

$18 for adults 21+

Add a Bubbly Toast for $3.50 per person



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 cards or cash).

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

(802) 425-2120

PO Box 208  3260 Greenbush Rd, Charlotte, VT 05445, USA

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