Buffet Stations

Holiday Dinner Buffet

  • Garden Greens Salad with Ranch and Italian dressings
  • Ambrosia Salad

Entrees (choice of two)

  • Glazed Hickory-smoked Ham with pineapple
  • Oven-roasted Pork Loin
  • Carved Roast Beef
  • Oven-roasted Breast of Turkey with country gravy
    • Maple glazed carrots
    • Scalloped Potatoes  or  Garlic Mashed Potatoes
    • Steamed Vegetable Medley
    • Fresh whole Cranberry sauce
    • Assorted Holiday Pies & Desserts
    • Bread and Butter
    • Iced Tea, Coffee and Decaf

Carving Station Buffet

Whole roast tenderloin of beef, rolled in Meaux mustard and cracked black pepper, presented with:

  • fried onion straws
  • oven-roasted potatoes
  • red wine bordelaise & horseradish sauces

(for sandwich station, add mustard dressing and a herb mayonnaise with an assortment of cocktail rolls)

Other Carving Station choices:

  • Beef prime rib au jus
  • roast beef or steamship round
  • roast whole turkey with savory gravy
  • whole roast ham- fresh or smoked
  • boneless pork loin or tenderloin
  • crispy-skinned porchetta- herbal pork loin
  • roast leg of lamb with garlic and rosemary
  • roast chicken breast with choice of sauce

Santa Maria Barbeque

  • Simply Grilled Trip Tip & Chicken
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Sausage
  • Ranch Beans
  • Corn-on-the-Cob
  • Cole Slaw
  • Potatoe Salad
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Rice
  • Salsa
  • Garlic Bread

High Tea

English Breakfast Tea served with:

  • Assorted Tea Sandwiches
  • Scones and Crumpets
  • Lemon curd
  • Creme fraiche
  • Fruit jam

Baked Potato Bar

Baked Potatoes served with:

  • butter
  • sour cream
  • cheddar cheese
  • minced green onions
  • bacon crumbles


  • Beef Chili
  • Chicken Chili
  • Beef Stew
  • Creamy Seafood Stew

Slider Station

   (choose a few from the following)

  • Ground Sirloin
  • Lobster
  • BBQ Chicken
  • Portobello Mushroom
  • Corned Beef and Cabbage slaw
  • Carolina Pulled Pork
  • BBQ Tri Tip
  • slider buns
  • assorted toppings- blue cheese, cheddar cheese
  • Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, basil pesto, ketchup, micro greens, diced onion, tomato and pickles

Salad Supreme

  • romaine and red leaf lettuce
  • grilled shrimp scampi
  • grilled teriyaki chicken
  • mesquite grilled beef tenderloin
  • avocado
  • black beans
  • cucumber
  • tomatoes
  • grilled corn
  • feta and shredded cheddar cheeses
  • Italian, blue cheese and ranch dressings

Grilled Cheese Station

  • Crab melt: buttery toasted brioche mini sandwiches with gruyere, horseradish and crab meat
  • Raisin grilled cheese:  brioche with Brie cheese, raisins and caramelized onions
  • The original grilled cheese:  cheddar cheese with bacon and tomatoes
  • Croque Monsieur:  grilled brioche layered with ham and Gruyere cheese

Martini-glass Risotto Bar

imported Italian arborio rice gently cooked to perfection with aromatic spices and served in martini glasses with:

  • sauteed shrimp
  • applewood smoked bacon
  • grilled mushrooms
  • vegetable ragout
  • asparagus
  • sautéed spinach and garlic
  • Parmesan & goat cheeses

Rice Bowl

steamed jasmine rice served with:

  • stir-fried fresh vegetables
  • sesame tuna
  • crispy beef

Hawaiian Luau

  • Potato-Mac Salad
  • Hawaiian Noodle Salad
  • Hawaiian Chicken Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Platter
  • Grilled Vegetables
  • Teriyaki Chicken or Beef or Mahi MAhi
  • Chicken Katsu
  • Huli Huli Chicken
  • Kalua Pork
  • Grilled Kalbi Beef Ribs
  • Grilled Salmon
  • Hawaiian sweet rolls

New England Gathering

  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Oyster Stew
  • Clam Bake in a Pot
  • Corn Chowder
  • Boston Baked Beans
  • Steamed clams with drawn butter
  • Lobsters with drawn butter
  • White Clam Pizza
  • Cod Cakes with tartar sauce
  • Baked Fresh Fish in cream sauce
  • New England Boiled Dinner (Pot Roast)
  • Boiled New Potatoes with butter and parlsey
  • Succotash
  • Parker House Rolls
  • Apple Pie
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Toll House Cookies

Southern/ Soul Food

  • Hoppin’ John Salad
  • Ham and Black-eyed Pea Soup with greens
  • Fried Catfish with Hushpuppies
  • BBQ Ribs
  • Meatloaf
  • Fried Chicken
  • Chicken-fried Steak
  • Mac n’ Cheese
  • Greens
  • Cornbread
  • Fried Okra
  • Shrimp and Grits
  • Red Beans and Rice
  • Sweet Pototo Pie
  • Apple Brown Betty
  • Chocolate Banana Bread Pudding


  • Gumbo (YaYa, Z’Herbes)
  • Jambalaya
  • Alligator Sauce Piquante
  • Crawfish Etoufee
  • Stuffed Mirlitons
  • Oysters Rockefeller
  • Shrimp Remoulade
  • Red Beans and Rice
  • Dirty Rice
  • Macque Choux
  • Creole Bread Pudding
  • King Cake
  • Pralines

When arranging your catering buffet menus, your guests may appreciate a variety of buffet station choices. Max Catering can help you choose themed buffets that work well together.