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Wedding Buffet (Fall/Winter)

Sample Menu

This menu was inspired by the flavors of Autumn.
Start off with a fabulous cocktail hour featuring passed hors d’oeuvres and your choice of a stationary table. For dinner, a bountiful buffet and an artisan bread station. End the night with dessert…the options are endless! Wedding Cake, Cupcakes, Dessert Bars…we do it all! Contact us today to set-up your private consultation and cake tasting.

Contact us at weddings@palmersdarien.com to set-up your private consultation and cake tasting.


(Choose 6)

Angus Beef Sliders
Vermont Cheddar Cheese, Caramelized Onions & Secret Sauce

Five Peppercorn Filet Skewers
Horseradish Cream & Micro Arugula

Chicken Pot Pie Bites
Chicken & Veggies, Creamy Veloute, Flaky Pastry Crust

Chipotle Chicken Cornbread Cakes
Chipotle Aioli & Cilantro

Wild Mushroom Risotto Bites
Creamy Arborio Rice, Mushroom Duxelle, Flaky Pastry Shell

Crispy Fried Brussels Sprouts
Cracked Pepper Honey, Lemon

Shrimp Toast
Thai Chili Shrimp Spread, Sesame Seeds, Lemongrass Dipping Sauce

Tuna Napoleon
Soy Glazed Tuna, Sushi Rice, Sriracha Aioli

Duck Quesadillas
Duck Confit, Caramelized Onion & Goat Cheese

Bacon Wrapped Dates
Medjool Dates, Nueske’s Bacon, Gorgonzola Dolce

Pork Belly Lettuce Wraps
Fork-Tender Pork, Chinese Cabbage, Soy Broth


(Select 1 to 2)


This elegant station features 4 different skewers displayed on silver platters and served with an accompanying sauce. Want to take it up a notch? Add a butter-poached lobster skewer!

Chicken Satay | Thai Peanut Dressing

Peppercorn Filet | Horseradish Sauce

Poached Shrimp | Lemon Horseradish Cocktail Sauce

Roasted Veggies | Green Goddess Sauce


This gorgeous station features rustic wooden cheese boards, baskets of breads & crackers and silver pedestals overflowing with bunches of grapes and fresh berries.

Cheeses: Humboldt Fog, Oma, Beecher’s Clothbound Cheddar, Harbison, Point Reyes Bay Blue

Accompaniments: Red Bee Honey Comb, Imported Olives, Red Table Salami, Grapes, Dried Fruits, Fresh Berries

Breads: Assorted Crackers, Salt & Pepper Crostini, Flatbreads


Bavarian Style Pretzels are served warm with a selection of sweet & savory sauces.

Pretzel | Classic Twists, Sticks and Buttons

Savory Sauces | Cheddar & Beer, Spicy Mustard, Honey Mustard, Horseradish & Bacon

Sweet Sauces | Salted Caramel, Dark Chocolate Ganache


This rustic tablescape features wooden crates and boards, chalkboard signage and seasonally inspired crostini.

› Heirloom Tomato, Basil & Burrata
› Peach, Prosciutto & Local Honey
› Grilled Corn, Mexican Crema, Cilantro
› Maine Lobster, Lemon Aioli & Herbs
› Filet Mignon, Horseradish Chive Cream & Brioche


A gorgeous selection of rolls and nigiri are elegantly displayed on mirrored trays. Guests can “paint their plate” with fun sauces and condiments.

Maki: California, Spicy Tuna, Philly, Rainbow, Veggie

Nigiri: Yellowfin, Hamachi, Salmon, Shrimp, Tamago

Soy Sauce: Classic, Low Sodium, Tamari (GF)

Condiments: Wasabi, Pickled Ginger, Tobiko, Salmon Roe

Sauces: Soy Glaze, Sriracha Aioli, Avocado Mayo, Sweet Mango Chili


(Choose 3)

Herb Rubbed Filet Mignon
Horseradish Sauce

Braised Beef Short Ribs
Horseradish Gremolata

Salt & Pepper Crusted Rib Eye
Roasted Bone Marrow Butter

Beef Wellington
Seared Filet Mignon, Wild Mushroom Duxelle, Puff Pastry

Cornbread Stuffed Chicken
Wild Mushroom Salad

Roasted Statler Chicken Breasts
Rosemary Pan Jus

Crispy Chicken Milanese
Arugula & Shaved Parmesan Salad

Pancetta Wrapped Pork Loin
Apricot & Prune Stuffing, Sweet Mustard Glaze

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder
Trio of Sauces

Maple Glazed Salmon
Celery Root & Apple Remoulade

Pan-Seared Diver Scallops
Fall Succotash

Roasted Halibut
Crab Creole Sauce


Comes with Artisan Bread Display
Mini Sea Salt Caraway Batards, Cheddar Brioche Rolls, Cornbread Muffins, Sliced Sourdough & Raisin Walnut Baguettes served with Vermont Creamery Butter, Honey Butter, and Whipped Herbed Ricotta

(Choose 3–5)

Pumpkin Ravioli
Pecans, Root Veg Hash & Calvados Cream

Creamy Potato Gratin
Caramelized Onions, Créme Fraiche, Thyme

Butternut Squash Lasagna
Creamed Kale, Wild Mushrooms, Whipped Goat Cheese

Buttery Salty Roasted Potatoes
Garlic & Parsley

Skillet Mac ‘n Cheese
Vermont Cheddar

Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Guanciale & Saba

Crispy Oven-Roasted Broccoli
Lemon, Chili, Shaved Parmesan

Crispy Eggplant Towers
Sautéed Spinach, Wild Mushrooms, Roasted Pepper Goat Cheese

Roasted Carrots & Parsnips
Apple Cider Glaze

Haricot Vert Almondine
Caramelized Shallots, Toasted Almonds

Frisee Salad
Butternut Squash ‘Croutons’, Pomegranate Seeds, Shaved Gouda & Warm Maple Bacon Vinaigrette

Baby Kale Salad
Poached Pears, Walnuts, Gorgonzola Dolce, Lemon Vinaigrette

Harvest Salad
Mixed Greens, Sherry-Braised Beets, Toasted Almonds, Orange Supremes, Apple Cider Vinaigrette

Winter Caesar Salad
Winter Greens, Toasted Pine Nuts, Shaved Parmesan, Sourdough Croutons


Our bakery is renowned for desserts that “taste as good as they look”! Whether you’re looking for a classic tiered cake, a cupcake tower or a decadent dessert bar, we can create the perfect dessert for your special day.

Take a look at all of our fabulous reviews on Wedding Wire!


› Regular
› Decaf

› English Breakfast
› Earl Grey
› Jasmine Green Tea
› Darjeeling
› White Ginger Peach

› Rock Candy Stirrers
› Sugar Cubes
› Local Honey
› Lemons
› Splenda
› Milk
› Cream

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