Menu Ideas that Cater to the Kids

Here are some ideas to get you started when trying to plan the catering menu for kids and teens.

Start with Snack Bar Appetizers ~ Choice of 3

  • Franks in a Blanket with Mustard Sauce
  • Nachos & Cheese
  • Pretzel Nuggets
  • Chips & Dip
  • Popcorn
  • Chicken Cilantro Dumplings – Served with Asian Scallion Sauce

Follow with a Buffet Dinner

Choice of 1:

  • Caesar Salad – Crisp Romaine, Homemade Croutons, Shaved Asiago, Tossed with Caesar Dressing
  • Fresh Fruit Salad

Choice of 1:

  • Mash Potato Bar with Gravy, Cheddar Cheese, Chives, Sour Cream, Salt & Pepper
  • Hand Cut Fries ~ Plain or Parmesan Style
  • Marinara Pasta
  • Homemade Macaroni & Cheese

Choice of 2:

  • Mini Burger Sliders on Mini Potato Roll with Ketchup ~ Caramelized Onions ~ Pickles
  • Cheese Steak ~ Plain Beef Steak on Mini Steak Rolls with Hot Peppers ~ Ketchup ~ Caramelized Onions, Sautéed Mushrooms ~ Hot Sauce
  • Crispy Chicken Fingers with Ketchup ~ Honey Mustard ~ BBQ Sauce
  • Thin Crust Pizza Squares
  • Cheese Quesadilla or Chicken and Cheese Quesadilla with Sour Cream ~ Salsa
  • Taco Bar Station Served with Soft Tortilla Shells & Nacho Chips Served with Seasoned Beef and Chicken

Taco Bar Toppings:

  • Monterey Jack & Cheddar Cheese
  • Salsa
  • Jalapeño Peppers
  • Hot Sauce
  • Lettuce
  • Chopped Tomatoes
  • Sour Cream
  • Homemade Guacamole
  • Salt & Pepper

Create Your Own Sundae Bar:

Ice cream Bar - Vanilla & Chocolate served with a variety of toppings:  Chocolate Syrup, Caramel, Cherries, Banana, Strawberries, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles, M&Ms, & Oreos