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Hors d'oeuvres

Many of our hors d'oeuvre selections can be picked up as a Party Express order.  There are some that are only available for fully catered events. Some items include a serving tray and some do not.  Please read carefully. Also, some items have a minimum purchase and some require more than a 36 hour notice.  

If you are planning a fully catered corporate event, you may select form the list, use the sample menus at the bottom of the page or ask Terri Lynn to design a menu exclusively for your event.  Be sure to call and determine if  your date is available before you spend a great deal of time putting together an order.

DECADENT CHEESE TORTES 
    serves 70+         serves 50 +            serves 20+

  Large $80      Medium  $60      Small $40

 

Cheddar Pecan Cheese Torte     

        topped with Cranberry Coulis or Apple Pear Chutney  

Bleu Cheese and Walnut Torte topped with Cranberry Coulis
Cheddar Jalapeno and Pumpkin Seed Torte
 topped with Jalapeno Jam 

    serves 70+         serves 50 +            serves 20+

  Large $90      Medium  $70      Small $50

White Cheddar Sage & Pumpkin Seed Torte 

       topped with Apple Pear Chutney

Sun Dried Tomato & Basil Pesto Cheese Torte

        topped with Tomato Jam

Goat Cheese and Pistachio Cheese Torte

       topped with Apricot Fig Jam

CHEESES & FRUIT

Cheese Cube Display with Fresh Fruit Garnish
assorted cheese cubes displayed on a black tray decorated with grapes and kiwi. Includes our entertainment crackers.

Small Tray           $  45   15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray     $  88   30 - 35 guests

Large Tray          $100   40 - 45 guests

Exotic Cheese Display 

brie wedges with cranberry coulis, bleu cheese wedges with walnut confetti, goat cheese with spicy tomato jam, mozzarella balls with sun dried tomato confetti, at least three hard cheeses, grapes, berries, dried fruit, dried nuts and assorted gourmet crackers.

Small Tray            $  85   15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray      $ 165  30 - 35 guests

Large Tray           $ 220  40 - 45 guests


Fresh Fruit Display 

chunks of pineapple, honeydew, cantaloupe, clusters of grapes and a kiwi star displayed on a tray

Small Tray           $ 78    20 - 25 guests

Medium Tray     $ 120    35 - 40 guests

Large Tray          $145    45 - 50 guests

CHILLED DIPS, SPREADS AND DISPLAYS

Dips by the Pint

Fresh Basil and Tomato Bruschetta  $14/pint
Roasted Garlic and Cannellini Tuscan Bean Dip $9/pint
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus $9/pint

Classic Hummus $8/pint

Black Bean and Corn Salsa $11/pint

Cilantro Lime Salsa $10/pint

Guacamole $14/pint

Charcuterie Display

(minimum 3 day notice please )

an amazing assortment of cured meats, hard cheeses, soft cheeses, dried

fruit, nuts, fresh fruit, mixed pitted olives, mini sweet pickles, mini dill pickles and sweet & savory spreads served with assorted gourmet crackers.

Small Tray        $  95   15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray   $185   30 - 35 guests

Large Tray        $240  40 - 45 guests

Loaded Hummus with Pita Chips
Classic hummus drizzled with olive oil and sprinkled with our Tuscan seasoning blend and garnished with cucumber, tomatoes, kalamata olives and crumbled feta. Price includes pita chips

Small Tray        $40    15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray  $75    30 - 35 guests

Large Tray       $90    40 - 45 guests

Marinated Mediterranean Display

such wonderful things as marinated asparagus tips, grape tomatoes, artichokes, pepperoni, olives, zucchini strips, red pepper strips, tortellini and marinated cheeses

Small Tray           $  65  15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray      $130  30 - 35 guests

Large Tray           $180  40 - 45 guests


Mediterranean Shrimp Cocktail  $40/quart  

(2 qt. minimum)

a wonderful combination of shrimp, cucumbers, kalamata olives and tomatoes.  (Serve this in a large bowl with pita chips; or for an elegant touch, serve in shooter glasses.  Price does not include chips.)


9 Layer Fiesta Dip with Tortilla Chips

re-fried beans, southwest cream cheese, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, green onions, black olives and jalapeño peppers layered and topped with our cilantro lime salsa. Price includes chips

Small Tray          $  40   15 - 20 guests

Medium Tray    $  75   30 - 35 guests

Large Tray         $  90   40 - 45 guests


Mexican Shrimp Cocktail    $38/quart

(2 qt. minimum)

a wonderful combination of shrimp, avocado, cucumber, cilantro, tomatoes, onions and peppers.  (Serve in a large bowl with chips; or for an elegant touch, serve in shooter glasses. Price does not include chips.)


Peeled Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail -  MARKET PRICE

served with Choice of 1 dip:

cranberry chipotle cocktail sauce, horseradish sauce, plain cocktail sauce, lemon caper aioli, or creamy pesto

Marinated Skewers   $2 each

(2 dz. minimum of each flavor)
    Tortellini, Black Olive and Grape Tomatoes
     Tortellini, Green Olive and Cheese Cube
     Tortellini, Pepperoni and Cheese Cube
     Grape Tomato, Mozzarella and Black Olive

Hickory Smoked Salmon Fillet - MARKET PRICE

(4 day notice please)

decorated whole fillet served with pumpernickel, caper dill  relish, sour cream, fresh lemon, chopped eggs, diced red onion and sliced cucumbers


Fresh Vegetable Crudite Display with Dip

Assorted seasonal crudités creatively displayed and served with choice of peppercorn or creamy garden ranch dip. 

Small Tray       $40     20 - 25 guests

Medium Tray  $70     35 - 40 guests

Large Tray       $90     45 - 50 guests

DRESSINGS & CONDIMENTS 

(sold in half pint containers)

Orange Poppy Seed Dressing   $6

Parmesan Peppercorn Dressing  $7

Creamy Jalapeno Dressing   $6
Balsamic Vinaigrette    $6

Cranberry Chutney Aioli   $8
Honey Mustard Sauce   $6

Creamy Ranch Dressing   $6

Creamy Basil Pesto Aioli   $7
Roasted Red Pepper Aioli   $8
Bourbon Barbecue Sauce   $8

Henry Bains Sauce   $8

Creamy Horseradish   $7

Bourbon Peach Chutney   $8

Apple & Pear Chutney   $8

Tomato Jam   $8

CHILLED SPECIALTIES

CANAPES

(minimum of 3 dozen of each flavor)

If you are picking up and not serving until later, we will pack components separately for you to assemble just prior to serving

Roast Beef on a sliced Baguetter with

       Gorgonzola Aioli and Cranberry Coulis

       Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

Pork Tenderloin on a Sliced Baguette with

        Garlic Aioli and Apple & Pear Chutney


Mini Savory Phyllo Tarts $11/dozen 

(minimum of 3 dozen of each flavor)

If you are picking up, we will pack shells separate from filling for you to assemble just prior to serving


Rosemary Chicken Salad

Chipotle Chicken with Cojack

Derby Chicken with Swiss and Bacon

Fresh Basil, Tomato and Mozzarella

Spinach, Feta and Sun Dried Tomatoes

Goat Cheese and Fig Jam with Pistachios
  

Tortilla Pinwheels $14/roll (@13 slices)

(minimum of 3 rolls of each flavor)

Roast Beef with Red Pepper Veggie Cream Cheese
Mesquite Turkey with Cranberry Cream Cheese

Caesar Chicken with Sun Dried Tomatoes and Parmesan Cream Cheese
Ham and Swiss with Dijon Cream cheese
Spicy Chicken and Green Chile Cream Cheese

Spicy Pork and Pico de Gallo Cream Cheese

Black Bean, Red Pepper and Cumin Scented Cream Cheese
Spinach, Sun Dried Tomato and Feta Herb Cream Cheese

Spinach, Cranberry and Feta Herb Cream Cheese

Roasted Red Pepper Veggie Cream Cheese

Olive, Sun Dried Tomato, Basil Pesto & Feta Cream Cheese

 

COCKTAIL SANDWICHES 

(minimum of 3 dozen of any one flavor)

Marinated & Slow Roasted Pork Tenderloin

    $36/dozen on Mini Yeast Rolls

    with Garlic Aioli and Apple & Pear Chutney

    with Basil Garlic Aioli and Tomato Chutney

    with Roasted Red Pepper Aioli

 (Beef tenderloin is now sold by the whole piece.

Ask about pricing for Beef Tenderloin Sandwiches)

 

Slow Roasted Beef with Horseradish Sauce
   
 $32/dozen on Mini Yeast Rolls
    $48/dozen on croissants
(we use 4 large croissants cut into 3rd's

                                                to yield 1 dozen cocktail sized sandwiches)

   

Maple Bourbon Mustard Glazed Ham

    $24/dozen on Mini Yeast Rolls

Roasted Turkey with Cranberry Chutney Aioli

     $26/dozen on Mini Yeast Rolls
     $34/dozen on croissants 
 
(we use 4 large croissants cut into 3rd's 

                                                      to yield 1 dozen cocktail sized sandwiches)

Terri Lynn`s Rosemary Chicken Salad
  
   $36/dozen on croissants (we use 4 large croissants cut into 3rd's

                                                      to yield 1 dozen cocktail sized sandwiches)

All sandwiches are packed in a pastry box.

They can be displayed on black trays for $4 per tray

WARM CHEESES

2 quart minimum on all dips

Price does not include chips or crackers

 

Spinach & Jalapeño Con Queso $15/quart

Baked Fiesta Corn and Green Chile Dip $16/quart

Spinach, Artichoke, Roasted Red Pepper Fondue $16/quart

Baked Spinach, Tomato and Artichoke Dip $15/quart

Baked Bacon, Caramelized Onion and Gruyere Dip $17/quart 
Baked Sicilian Pepperoni and Olive Dip $17/quart
Baked Kentucky Hot Brown Dip $20/quart

 

Baked Brie En Croute $48 (will serve 35- 40 guests)

Apricot almond           

Cranberry walnut

Balsamic honey pecan 


Stuffed Baked Brie En Croute  $65  

     (will serve 35- 40 guests)
Feta, sun dried tomatoes & olives 
topped  with tomato jam
Pistachios, figs and apricots
  topped with fig jam

Bleu cheese and walnuts topped with cranberry coulis

WARM HORS D'OEUVRES
Stuffed Mushrooms $15/ dozen 

(minimum of 4 dozen of each flavor)    

Bleu cheese and walnut
Spinach, feta and sun dried tomato

Butternut squash, sage and asiago cheese

Apple, gruyere and bread crumb

Spinach, cream cheese & bacon

Chorizo sausage and cornbread
Italian  sausage & bread crumb

Lump crab and parmesan $24/dozen
   

Glazed Chicken Tenders $2.50 

(We like to cut these into 3 bite sized pieces before marinating and cooking. 

We suggest 1 tender or 3 bites per person) 

     

(Minimum of 1 dozen of each flavor)

     Cranberry Marsala

     Apple Pear Chutney

     Apricot Mustard     

     Rosemary            

     Kentucky Bourbon Glaze

Quesadillas served with Sour Cream & Salsa

(minimum of 4 dozen of each flavor)
Black bean, corn & rice with co-jack cheese    $15/dozen
Southwest chicken, green chile and colby jack   $19/dozen

Ancho steak with peppers, onions and pepper jack cheese   $28/dozen
Cilantro lime shrimp with queso fresco   $28/dozen 
 

Fritatta Triangles $70/pan (96 bite sized pieces) 

Similar to quiche and GLUTEN FREE!!! Eggs and potatoes are combined with meats and cheeses for this Italian delight. 
     
Sausage, Diced Tomatoes and Cheddar      

     Bacon and Cheddar 

     Ham, Mushrooms and Gruyere

     Spinach, Diced Tomatoes and Asiago 

     Green Chiles, Chorizo Sausage, Diced Tomatoes

          and Cojack ​​

Empanadas  $40/dozen

(minimum of 4 dozen of each flavor)

handmade pies filled with assorted meat, cheese and veggies
     Ground beef, green chile and cojack
     Chipotle chicken, red peppers and cojack
     Shredded pork, cumin, green chile, cojack
 and queso fresco 

     

   Black bean, butternut squash, quinoa and  spinach
              All served with cilantro crema and salsa     

 

Warm Pastries $48/dozen

(minimum of 4 dozen of each flavor)

Bleu Cheese and Walnut served with cranberry coulis

Spinach, sun dried tomatoes and goat cheese 

              served with creamy basil pesto sauce 

Tuscan artichoke, olive, sun dried tomato & feta 

              served with tomato jam 

Tuscan chicken, spinach, tomato and mozzarella               

              served with creamy sun dried tomato sauce

Savory Strudels $58/braid

(@ 32 bite sized pieces)
Cranberry, walnut and brie
Tomato bruschetta, mozzarella and parmesan 

Spinach, butternut squash and asiago
Sauteed Apples, onions and bleu cheese

Tuscan chicken with green olives, sun dried tomatoes,

        spinach and pepperoncini

Caesar chicken with parmesan and tomatoes
Prosciutto, goat cheese and apricot fig jam

Meatballs $14/pound
Honey barbecue

Bourbon barbecue glazed

Cranberry glazed

SAVORY CAKES

(minimum of 4 dozen of each flavor)
Black Bean Corn Cakes served with chipotle dipping sauce  $18/dozen

Mini Zucchini Corn Cakes served with tomato jam  $18/dozen

Mini Basil-Parmesan Lump Crab Cakes 

         served with roasted red pepper aioli $48/dozen

     

CRUNCHY ACCOMPANIMENTS

(does not include a serving bowl)

Blue & White Tortilla Chips $10/pound

Mixed Nuts $20/pound

Entertainment Crackers $5/sleeve

Everything Flat Crackers $7/sleeve

Gourmet Fruit and Nut Crackers $7/box 


 

Hors d’oeuvre Sample Menus for Corporate Events

The following sample menus are merely suggestions

for your Open House or Networking Events.

We can also custom design any menu to suit your taste.  

 

The sample menu price is for food only, and is based on a

minimum of 40 guests for a 2 hour serving time

If your event is scheduled to last longer than 2 hours,

or you have fewer than 40 guests,

the price per guest will increase.

Tableware, decorative theme set up, delivery

and personnel are all priced separately. 

Also, keep in mind that you do not have to serve the recommended dessert. 

You may select a different assortment or choose to serve no dessert at all.

DON'T FORGET we do not cater on Friday and Saturday

for less than $3000 in food purchases

 

A Taste of Tuscany

$20

Antipasto Display

rustic cheeses, cured meats, marinated olives,

roasted red peppers and zucchini, artichoke hearts,

marinated asparagus, grape tomatoes and pepperoncini 

Bruschetta Bar

An assortment of toppings

served with crostini

 

Baked Tuscan Sausage Dip

served with baguette slices and focaccia strips 

        Goat Cheese and Pistachio Cheese Torte

                       topped with Apricot Fig Jam

Flat Bread Pizza

with creamy garlic sauce, spinach, roma tomatoes,

green olives and pepperoncini topped with mozzarealla,

provolone and parmesano reggiano cheese

Italian Meatballs

in a chunky tomato marinara

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Add Assorted Mini Italian Desserts

$4/guest

Assorted Cannoli, Italian Creme Cupcakes,

Mini Tiramisu Trifles and

Orange Hazelnut Cheesecake Bars 

Autumn Hues

$16

Stilton Cheesecake with a Walnut Crust

 topped with Cranberry Chutney and served

with assorted crackers

Baked Butternut Squash, Spinach

& Gruyere Dip 
served with baguette bread and pita chips

Pumpkin Hummus

served with pita chips

Apple, Sausage & Bread Crumb

Stuffed Mushrooms

Roasted Pork Tenderloin

on Rosemary Dusted Yeast Rolls with

Apple & Pear Chutney Aioli

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Add Assorted Fall Desserts

$3.75/ guest

Pumpkin Pecan Praline Bars,  Caramel Apple Bars, 

Smore's Bars and Reese's Peanut Butter Brownies

Southwest Fiesta 
$17

Cheddar Jalapeno and Pumpkin Seed Torte
topped with jalapeno jam
and served with assorted crackers

Spinach Con Queso
served with blue and white tortilla chips

 

Mexican Shrimp Cocktail
A wonderful combination of shrimp, avocado, cilantro, tomatoes, onions and peppers served in a large bowl with chips or for an elegant touch, in shooter glasses

 

Ancho Chile Rubbed Pork Tenderloin
on mini corn cakes
with avocado aioli & pico de gallo

Margarita Lime Chicken Bites

 

Black Bean and Cumin Scented

Tortilla Roll Ups

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Add Assorted Mini Southwest Desserts
$3.75 per guest

Kahlua & Creme Brownies,

Dulce De le Leche Apple Bars, Cinnamon

and Cayenne Chocolate Truffles and

Margarita Lime Cheesecake Bars

Mediterranean Medley
$16


Mezze Display

A trio of hummus dips;

classic, roasted red pepper and sun dried tomato creatively displayed  with cucumber, tomatoes, kalamata olives, crumbled feta and served with pita chips

 

Baked Creamy Artichoke Dip

served with Pita Chips

Paprika Chicken Tapas

with toasted almonds and piquillo peppers

served in a mini phyllo shell


Falafel Patties

served with Tzatziki Sauce

 

Sun Dried Tomato Tapenade and Feta

Stuffed Mushrooms


Spinach, Serrano Ham & Manchego

Potato Tortilla

(Spain’s version of a potato filled omelet)


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Add Assorted Mediterranean Desserts  

$5/guest

Greek Citrus Honey Almond Cakes,

Chocolate Hazelnut Phyllo Tarts, Ganache

Pistachio Brownies and Greek Yogurt Triles

Set Up, Delivery & Server Options

 

PLEASE REMEMBER, THIS PRICING IS FOR CORPORATE EVENTS MONDAY THRU THURSDAY!

 

Hors d'oeuvre Buffet Set Up  $200
Includes set up of buffet no later than 4:00 p.m. the day of the event and retrieval of equipment the next day at lunch.

(Equipment must be washed by client and ready for pick up!) Does not include delivery/mileage fees.

 

Set Up of an Hors d`oeuvre Buffet Includes: 

Two floor length black linen with colorful toppers, fresh greenery and votive candles.  

Food will be creatively presented in baskets and on trays appropriate for the theme.  Real chafing dishes will be included for 3 hot items. If menu requested includes more than 3 hot hors d'oeuvres there will be an $18 fee for each additional chafing dish. If more than one buffet set up is requested, there will be additional fees for linen. Tables are NOT included but can be rented for an additional charge.  Flower arrangements are not included but can also be added.  Beverage table linen is not included in this fee, nor are guest table linens.

(For more ideas, see amenities below.)

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Service Personnel

All evening events that require service personnel will need to have 2 people scheduled. For the average set up, we allow 1 to 1 & 1/2 hours prior to the start time of the event for set up.  This may vary based on the venue and intricacy of the set up. We then allow a minimum of 30 minutes for break down.  If your event does not end on time, you may be billed for additional server hours. 

General Notes
All prices are based on events that are held within a 15 mile radius of our shop. Depending upon where the 
event is located, additional delivery charges may incur.

 

After hour events during the week require a minimum food order. Weekend events are subject to approval by Terri Lynn and require a high food minimum. We typically DO NOT deliver, set up or provide servers for Sunday events. For more details, click on the

Policies button.

 

Payment terms will be handled on an individual client basis. 

 

Tableware is not included in the menu prices. For cocktail parties, heavyweight disposable plates, napkins and cups are available or we can rent glass hors d`oeuvre plates and glass barware.

 

Fresh floral arrangements are not included in the above prices but are available for an additional fee.

 

Labor Rate

The number of service personnel depends on the number of guests, menu and the type of place setting you select.  Also, your venue can make a difference.  Our labor rate is $28 per hour per personnel for evening events.

 

Time of Event

Your pricing is based on the beginning and ending times that you give us when preparing your proposal. The Event Coordinator for your event is given this information so that our personnel can begin cleaning up promptly at the scheduled ending time of the event.  PLEASE NOTE, If your event does not end at the scheduled time, additional charges will be billed.

 

Deposits, Payments and Billing

Deposits for our regular corporate clients will be handled on an event by event basis and regular terms will apply.

A 50% Deposit is required at the date of booking for all new clients in order to secure the date.  Balance is due in full the day of the event. Please note, we do accept MasterCard, Visa and American Express. 

 

Personnel

Fees for personnel are billed separately on your invoice and are a non taxable item. These fees cover the cost of setting up, executing and cleaning up your event and are billed on an hourly basis. Gratuities are never expected but appreciated by our staff.

 

Facility Fees

Many venues require a service fee from the caterer. Please check with your venue to determine if there are any additional fees. These will be billed to the client by Terri Lynn’s and in turn paid to the facility.

 

Sales Tax 

If your event is held in Indiana you will pay 7% sales tax on food, beverage and amenities. Labor is not taxable. If your event is held in Kentucky you will pay 6% sales tax.  If you are a tax exempt entity it is your responsibility to provide documentation prior to final billing.

 

Left Over Food

Terri Lynn’s Catering prepares adequate portions based on the final count given by the client. At the end of the event, if the number of people served is close to the number of guests, Terri Lynn’s Catering reserves the right to keep the left overs and allow our employees to eat. If there is a substantial difference in the number of guaranteed guests and the number of served guests, Terri Lynn’s Catering will determine if left over food is still safe for consumption.  If the food has not been out longer than 3 hours, our staff will box the food and refrigerate it until the client is ready to leave. If there is no refrigeration available at the venue, Terri Lynn’s will not leave the left over food. Because packing of the food can be very time consuming, we appreciate your cooperation in allowing us to box and chill the food until your departure.

Liability & Insurance

Terri Lynn’s Catering is fully licensed and carries a $1,000,000 liability policy. However, Terri Lynn’s Catering is NOT licensed or insured to sell or even serve liquor. If a guest asks one of our servers to bring him or her an alcoholic beverage, our server will politely deny the request.  Since Terri Lynn's does not have a retail liquor license we partner with Sam's Food & Spirits in Indiana to offer these services.  In Kentucky, we have a couple companies we can refer you to.

Bar Services

Terri Lynn's catering does not have a license or liquor liability to serve or sell alcohol.  We do have partner companies who can help with the bar service.  Just let Terri Lynn know if you would like more information.

Damages

Terri Lynn’s assumes no responsibility for any damages or loss to the belongings of any of the guests attending the event. Terri Lynn’s will do everything possible to ensure that all of the client’s supplies, rentals and equipment are handled and maintained in good working condition and without damage. The client agrees to pay for any missing or damaged rental items.

​​AMENITIES
Tableware
Tableware is not included in the menu price unless noted. For cocktail parties, heavyweight disposable plates, napkins and cups are available or we can rent glass hors d`oeuvre plates and glass barware.

 

Rentals
We have access to an endless list of rental items. We will gladly meet with you to determine your needs and make all of the necessary arrangements. Here are just a few of the more commonly requested items-
Tables $9 and up
Linens $11 and up
China Plates $0.65 - $0.85 each
Flatware $0.65 per piece
Glassware $0.65 per piece
Delivery and Retrieval Fee from Rental Company $80 and up depending on your location

 

Decorations and Floral Arrangements

Fresh floral arrangements for your event. A large centerpiece for the food table usually starts at $100 and can go as high as desired. We use decorative serving pieces in our food displays as well as fresh greenery and candles as part of our regular set up. Therefore, a centerpiece is not always needed. It just depends on your budget. Guest table decorations can also be provided.