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Buffet Cocktail Dinner

Wedding Reception Package Information


Your planner and chef will help you build your own menu of eight items.


First, choose two main items from one of the following menu tiers…

MENU A (choose two)

*Roast Turkey with Greens, Bacon, Tomato, Avocado Dressing on Multigrain Baguette
*Vietnamese-Style Chicken “Banh Mi” Sandwich with Fresh Herbs, Greens, Sriracha Mayo on Baguette
*Roast Chicken, Bacon, Dijon-Mayo, House Pickle, Tomato on Baguette
*Fresh Veggies, Red Wine Vinaigrette, Daikon Sprouts, Dill Sauce on Italian Roll
*Natural Uncured Ham, Piquillo Pepper, Olive Relish, Fontina Cheese, Arugula on Telera Roll
*Curry-Apricot Chicken Salad with Greens on Cocktail Croissants
*Hummus, Feta, Cucumber, Olive Relish on Naan



MENU B (choose two)

*Antipasto Platter (assorted cured meats, marinated vegetables, fresh mozzarella, crostini and rustic breads)
*Ploughman’s Platter (assorted cured meats, housemade pickles, cheeses, fresh vegetables, rustic breads, with mustards and chutney)
*Roast Pork with Apricot Mustard and Arugula on Multigrain Baguette
*Falafel, Feta, Cucumber Slaw, Kabob Sauce on Naan
*Fried Chicken, Chipotle Aioli, Honey Mustard, Slaw, on Rustic Roll
*Italian Roast Beef with Giardiniera, Roasted Tomato and Arugula on Multigrain Baguette
*Spanish Chorizo with Piquillo Peppers, Manchego Cheese, Aioli on Telera Roll


MENU C (choose two)

*Smoked Salmon Platter with Red Onion, Capers, Dill, Lemon, Cucumber, Crostini
*Baby Lamb Chops topped with Caramelized Onions and Gorgonzola Cheese
*Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Cocktail Sandwiches with Goat Cheese, Dill, Caper and Red Onion
*Shrimp Salad with Capers and Remoulade on Cocktail Croissants
*Philly-Style Cheese Steak Sandwiches with Caramelized Onion
*Beef Short Rib Sliders, with Pickled Onion and Truffle Mayo
*Duck Confit, Korean Peanut Sauce, Miso Slaw on Rustic Rolls
*Kobe Burger Sliders with Caramelized Onion, Mustard, Pickle


Next, choose one or two items from this list to give your buffet a pop of beauty and color.

*Display of Fresh, Grilled and Pickled Vegetables, Curry Feta Dip, Lemon Aioli, and Bacon Dressing
*Assorted Artisanal Cheeses with Crostini, Grapes, Spiced Nuts, Dried Fruits
*Warm Dips (Creole Crab, Artichoke, and Green Chile Queso) with Pita Toast and Assorted Flatbreads and Crackers
*Roasted Eggplant Dip, Red Chili Feta Dip, Artichoke-Ricotta Dip, Assorted Pita and Flatbreads
*Fresh Vegetable Crudite with Fresh Dill Dip or Roasted Shallot Dip
*All-Green Crudite with Avocado-Buttermilk Dip
*Fresh Fruit Display
*Basil Hummus and Roasted Pepper Dip with Pita Toasts, Feta and Marinated Olives

Additional menu items from List 2 can be added to your buffet at $4.50 per item per guest.


And then choose four or five items from these options to complete your unique menu.

Savory Bites
*Crab Cakes with Cajun Remoulade Sauce
*Salt Cod Fritters with Red Pepper Aioli
*Chorizo-Stuffed Mussels with Roasted Garlic Aioli
*Spanish Chorizo on Skewers with Piquillo Pepper Dip
*Arancini with Tomato Basil Sauce
*Butternut Squash Toasted Ravioli with Marinara Sauce
*Toasted Beef Ravioli with Marinara Sauce
*Fried Oysters with Remoulade
*Pickle Fries with Guajillo Chile Sauce
*Shrimp Gazpacho Shooters
*Mac ‘n Cheese Bites with Piquillo Pepper “Ketchup” Dip
*Crunchy Fried Green Beans with Remoulade
*Beer-Battered Shrimp with House Cocktail Sauce

Skewers and Barbecue
*Thai Chicken Meatballs with Spicy Peanut Sauce
*Sweet and Spicy Chicken Wings
*Tandoori Chicken “Drummies”
*Marinated Shrimp on Skewers with Raspberry Horseradish Sauce
*Cajun Shrimp on Skewers with Roasted Red Pepper Marmalade
*Teriyaki-Glazed Shrimp on Skewers
*Grilled Shrimp on Skewers with Peach Cocktail Sauce
*Maple-Glazed Scallops wrapped in Bacon
*Teriyaki-Glazed Scallops wrapped in Bacon
*Five-Spice BBQ Spare Ribs with Hoisin Glaze
*Panko Chicken Bites on Skewers with Tonkatsu Sauce
*Swedish Meatballs with Lingonberry Preserves
*Potato Skins with Cuban Beef Hash and Pico de Gallo

*Toasted Butternut Squash Ravioli with Tomato-Basil Sauce
*Veggie Spring Rolls with Dragon Sauce
*Boursin-Stuffed Peppadews
*Kale Arancini with Tomato-Basil Sauce and Parmesan
*Bruschetta with Goat Cheese, Roasted Garlic, Tomato Marmalade
*Goat Cheese and Chive Hushpuppies with Aioli
*Pickle Fries with Guajillo Chile Sauce
*Mac ‘n Cheese Bites with Piquillo Pepper “Ketchup” Dip
*Crunchy Fried Green Beans with Remoulade
*Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella Flatbread Pizza
*Caramelized Onion, Chopped Kalamata Olive, Gruyere Cheese Flatbread Pizza

Asian Flavors
*Teriyaki Glazed Scallops wrapped in Bacon
*Veggie Spring Rolls with Dragon Sauce
*Pad Thai Spring Rolls with Chile-Lime Dip
*Crab Rangoon with Hot-and-Sweet Sour Sauce
*Shrimp Shumai with Soy-Vinegar Dip
*Pork Potstickers with Hoisin Sweet and Sour Sauce
* “General Tso’s” Chicken Wings
*Korean BBQ Beef Shortrib Pizza with Spicy Napa Slaw, Chili Sauce
*Chicken Flatbread Pizza with Peanut Sauce, Fresh Herbs, Veggies, Sriracha

Gourmet Flatbread Pizzas
*Tomato, Basil and Fresh Mozzarella
*Spanish Chorizo, Piquillo Peppers, Manchego Cheese, Aioli
*Italian Sausage, Sweet-Sour Peppers (“Peperonata”), Basil, Fontina
*Roasted Tomato, Brie, Arugula
*Fried Chicken, Blue Cheese, Molasses-Bourbon BBQ Sauce
*Chicken, Farmhouse Cheese, Red Onion, Mixed Pickle, Molasses BBQ Sauce
*Prosciutto, Fontina and Arugula
*Caramelized Onion, Chopped Kalamata Olive, Gruyere Cheese
*Carnitas Pulled Pork, Ancho Chile Sauce, Chihuahua Cheese, Pico de Gallo
*Korean BBQ Beef Shortrib, Spicy Napa Slaw, Chili Sauce
*Wild Mushrooms, Kale, Goat Cheese

Additional menu items from List 3 can be added to your buffet at $4.50 per item per guest.

*Smirnoff Vodka
*Gilbey's Gin
*Barton Rum
*Jim Beam Bourbon
*Seagram's 7
*J&B Scotch
*Beer: Bud Light, Bud Select, Schlafly Pale Ale, Schlafly Hefeweizen
*Wines (choose 2): Riven Rock Pinot Grigio, Forest Ville Chardonnay, 10 Span Pinot Noir, Forest Ville Cabernet Sauvignon
*Soft Drinks, Waters & Mixers


*Bar upgrades are available for an additional charge.

Package Prices

Low Season
(Jan, Feb, Mar, Jul, Aug, Nov)

$58.25 - MENU A
$63.50 - MENU B
$68.50 - MENU C

High Season
(Apr, May, Jun, Sept, Oct, Dec)

$62.25 - MENU A
$67.50 - MENU B
$72.50 - MENU C

Prices are good for events occurring before September 30, 2017. Expect some price increases for events scheduled after this date.

Prices are good only at our contract locations: Visitor Center in Forest Park, Missouri Botanical Garden (Spink Pavilion, Monsanto Hall), Whittemore House, Oliva on the Hill, and City Cottage. At any other location where we cater, such as Three Barn Farm, the City Museum, World’s Fair Pavilion, Jewel Box, The Gateway Arch, your residence or office location, you will incur additional charges, such as rental equipment costs. A 22% service charge and sales tax are added to the final invoice. There is a food & beverage minimum that must be met, specific to each location; please refer to each venue page for details.

Three Barn Farm has custom menus designed expressly for that location, which will be primarily influenced by locally available ingredients to create seasonal, farm-fresh food.

Although the Boathouse is not offered as a wedding reception venue, the Boathouse Annex and Tented North Patio provide wonderful ambiance for engagement parties, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners! The Boathouse has menus unique to that location (click to view).

Package Includes

*Buffet is open upon guest arrival and available for 2 hours
*Your wedding cake cut and served with selected dessert sauce
*Wine passed as guests arrive
*4 hour open bar
*China & stemmed glassware
*Votive candles on cocktail tables
*Ivory linens
*Cocktail tables and chairs (seating for 1/2 to 2/3 of your guests)


Additional Details

*Prices are based on a 4-hour event.
*Sales tax and service charge are added to final invoice.

Wedding or Private Events:
Corporate Events:
Phone: 314.961.7588