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Hors D'ouevres

Select from one of our cocktail buffet menus below or create your own using the ala carte hors d’oeuvres menu

The Gaylord Catering Cocktail Buffets - Menu No. 1

Requires Service Staff
Minimum 50 people
This menu is hearty enough to feed the hungriest of guests

$23.00 per person + chef carving fee ($40/hour)

Choice of Two Chef Carved Meats:

Turkey Breast, Roast Tenderloin or Pork Tenderloin
Served with Fresh Baked Cocktail Rolls and Condiments

A bountiful display of assorted Wisconsin Cheeses, Assorted Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

With Specialty Crackers and Dips

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

Served with Crackers and Bread

Coffee Station

Cocktail Meatballs in Wisconsin Cranberry BBQ Sauce

Stuffed Mushrooms

Your choice of Cheese, Spinach or Sausage

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

The Gaylord Catering Cocktail Buffets - Menu No. 2

Choice of any 6 Hors d’oeuvres below

$16.00 per person

Assorted Cheese and Sausage Tray

Served with Crackers

Deviled Eggs

Assorted Cocktail Sandwiches

Served with Condiments

Assorted Fresh Fruit Tray

Stuffed Cream Puffs

Seafood or Chicken Salad

Hummus Platter

Assorted Dessert Bars

Chicken Wings

In Honey Mustard or BBQ Sauce

Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip

WIth Crackers and Tortilla Chips

Cocktail Meatballs

In Cranberry BBQ, Stroganoff, or Italian sauce

Cocktail Reubens

Stuffed Potato Skins

Assorted Vegetable Tray

Served with Dip

Taco Dip

With Homemade Tortilla Chip

Mexican Roll Ups

Veggie Pizza

On Croissant Crust

Antipasto Tray

Traditional Bruschetta Crostini

Assorted Cookies

Tortilla Chips

With Warm Nacho Cheese Sauce and Fresh Salsa

Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Cheese, Spinach or Sausage

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

Assorted Petite Quiche

Chicken Satays

With Spicy Peanut, Lime Cilantro, or BBQ Sauce

The Gaylord Catering Cocktail Buffets - Menu No. 3 Taste of Wisconsin Buffet

$24.00 per person

Wisconsin Cheese Board

(Aged Cheddar, Swiss, Havarti, smoked Gouda and Parmesan) with assorted Crackers

Beef Brochettes

Tenderloin and mushrooms on a stick with a rich demi glaze

Shredded Pork Slider

Miniature sandwich with local Pork and served with BBQ Sauce

Fresh Mozzerella Crostini

Thin sliced Toasted Bread topped with fresh Mozzarella, Roma Tomato and fresh Basil drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

Cocktail Meatballs In Cranberry BBQ Sauce

Small Meatballs in a zesty Sauce

Stuffed Potato Skins

(mashed Potatoes, Cheddar cheese, Sour Cream, Bacon and Green Onions)

Cocktail Reuben

Cocktail Rye bread with Creamy Dressing, Corned Beef, Swiss cheese and Sauerkraut

Trays and Platters

Antipasto Tray


Antipasto Tray - artichoke hearts, sliced tomatoes, green olives, kalamata olives, pepperoncini, ham, salami, feta, provolone and Havarti cheese with crackers and thin sliced bread

(serves 25-30)

Wisconsin Cheese and Sausage Tray

Swiss, cheddar, provolone and smoked Gouda with sausage and crackers

Large (serves 35-40) $125.00
Small (serves 15-20) $55.00

Cold Shrimp Cocktail Tray


With Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Wedges

(Approx. 100 pieces)

Fresh Fruit Tray

Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Pineapple, Strawberries and fresh berries (in season)

Large (serves 35-40) $135.00
Small (serves 15-20) $60.00

Hummus Platter

Your choice of Garlic or Roasted Red Pepper Hummus served with Red & Green Peppers, Carrots, Celery, and mini naan

Large (serves 35-40) $80.00
Small (serves 15-20) $40.00

Pickle and Olive Tray

Dill Pickles, Bread and Butter Pickles, Spicy Pickles, Pickles Vegetables, Green, Black and Kalamata Olives

Large (serves 35-40) -$80.00
Small (serves 15-20) -$40.00

Taco Dip

Refried beans, taco seasoned sour cream, cheese, and black olives, tomatoes and green onions (Includes homemade tortilla chips) (jalapenos upon request)

Large (serves 35-40) $110.00
Small (serves 15-20) $50.00

Charcuterie Board


Local sourced meats – ham, salami, smoked sausage sticks, prosciutto, pickled vegetables, course ground mustard, parmesan cheese and gourmet crackers

(serves 25-30)

Wisconsin Cheese Board


Aged cheddar, Swiss, Havarti, smoked Gouda and Parmesan. Garnished with dried cranberries and almonds; includes assorted crackers

(serves 35-40)

Deluxe Tray of Assorted Seasonal Fresh Fruits


Seasonal Fresh Fruit, Vegetable Crudites with Dip and Assorted Cubed Cheeses with Crackers

(serves 50-60)

Grilled Vegetable Platter


Grilled zucchini, yellow squash, carrots and onions

(serves 30-35)

Mediterranean Platter


Garlic hummus with mini naan, kalamata olives, green olives, ham, salami, artichoke hearts, marinated cherry tomatoes with fresh mozzarella balls and grilled summer squashes

(serves 25-30)

Smoked Salmon

(Whole w/Head on) w/Dill Sauce and Crackers (approx. 6 lbs.) - $180.00
(Boneless Side) w/Dill Sauce and Crackers (approx. 4 lbs.) - $140.00

Vegetable Tray with Dip

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrots, Celery Sticks and Pepper Strips, Sugar Snap Peas w/homemade vegetable dip

Large (serves 40-45) $90.00
Small (serves 15-20) $45.00

Additional Hors D'ouevres

By the dozen or each. Minimum two dozen of each item.

To ensure that you don't run out of food, please let us help you figure the correct quantities of items.
It’s better to go with higher quantities of less choices.

Antipasto Skewer


Havarti cheese, salami, tomatoes and olives

By the dozen

Beef Tenderloin and Mushroom Brochette w/Horseradish Dipping Sauce



By the dozen

Caprese Kabobs


Fresh Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes, Fresh Basil and Balsamic Vinaigrette Reduction

By the dozen

Chicken Satays


With your choice of Spicy Peanut, Teriyaki, BBQ Sauce or Cilantro Lime

By the dozen

Chicken Wings


Choice of: Honey mustard, BBQ Buffalo Hot Sauce, Mango Habanero or Asian Sesame

By the dozen

Cocktail Reubens


By the dozen

Dessert Bars (Assortment)


By the dozen

Fresh Fruit Kabobs


Pineapple, Cantaloupe, Strawberry and Red Grape

By the dozen

Petite Quiche


Assorted-Lorraine, Garden Vegetable, Mushroom & Onion, Broccoli & Cheese
(Better when heated on site)

By the dozen


~ Pulled Pork with BBQ Sauce $26.00/doz.

~ Hand patted hamburgers $26.00/doz.

~ Cheeseburgers $27.00/doz.

~ Warm Roast Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream $36.00/doz.

Stuffed Cream Puffs


Seafood Salad or Chicken Salad

By the dozen

Stuffed Potato Skins


mashed potatoes, cheddar cheese, sour cream bacon and green onion

By the dozen

Trifecta Dips


Your choice of three - house made cheese spread, jalapeno popper dip, buffalo chicken dip, beer cheese dip, or warm chili dip with tortilla chips and pretzels

(serves 25-30)


Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts


By the dozen

Brat Bites


Grilled brats, pickled onions on a bed of sauerkraut with Dusseldof mustard

By the dozen

Cheese Spread (24 oz Bowl)


Served with Potters crackers


Chicken Tenders with Ranch Dressing


By the dozen

Cocktail Meatballs with Choice of Sauce


Stroganoff, Cranberry BBQ, or Italian

By the dozen

Crostini (thin slices of lightly toasted french bread topped with your choice of):

~ Antipasto - Diced ham, salami, pepperoni, mozzarella, artichokes hearts, olives, red onions and tomatoes in Italian dressing $20.00/doz. 

~ Traditional Bruschetta - Diced tomatoes, fresh basil, onions and garlic $17.00/doz.

~ Vegetable Variety – Olive tapenade and sun-dried tomato spread $17.00/doz.

~ Fresh Mozzarella with Roma Tomato and Fresh Basil Drizzled with Balsamic Reduction $19.00/doz.

~ Herbed Cream Cheese with Roasted Red Peppers $16.00/doz.

~ Smoked Salmon with Pesto and Fresh Parmesan Cheese $27.50/doz.

~ Tenderloin with Caramelized Onions and Horseradish Sauce $33.00/doz.

Deviled Eggs


Traditional or Spicy

By the dozen

Lettuce Cups


Artisan romaine leaves filled with chicken salad or curry chicken salad

By the dozen

Petite Sandwiches

~ Fresh Mozzarella, Sliced Tomatoes and Pesto $ 20.00/doz.

~ Submarine - Ham, Turkey, Salami and Provolone on Whole Wheat Sub Bun with Italian Dressing $24.00/doz.

~ Ham, Turkey or Roast Beef (includes condiments) $24.00/doz.

~ Roast Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream Sauce $33.00/doz.

Spinach Artichoke Dip with Tortilla Chips and Crackers


(serves 25-30)


Stuffed Mushroom Caps


Cheese, Spinach or Sausage

By the dozen

Tortilla Roll Ups

~ Mexican - Seasoned cream cheese, black beans, corn, salsa rolled in a spinach tortilla $18.00/doz.

~ Ham and Pickle – Cream cheese, diced ham, diced pickles and dill in garlic tortilla $18.00/doz.

~ Mediterranean - Hummus, diced cucumbers, carrots and artichoke hearts in a spinach tortilla $16.00/doz.

Veggie Pizza Triangles on Croissant Crust


By the dozen

Presentation & Chef Carved

30 person minimum

Prices per person

Beverages available upon request

Build Your Own Macaroni & Cheese Station


Cavatappi pasta in a creamy three cheese sauce. Guests can top their mac & cheese with the following toppings: bleu cheese, shredded cheddar cheese, parmesan cheese, green onions, steamed broccoli, diced ham, bacon fried onion straws and salsa

Chef Carving Station


for Sandwiches on Home Baked Rolls with Condiments
Choose two - beef sirloin, turkey breast or pork tenderloin (can add beef tenderloin for $1.50 per person more)

(Requires service staff)

Mashtini Station


Choice of garlic red skinned mashed potatoes or creamy mashed potatoes served in a martini glass.
Guests can top with their choice of toppings - butter, sour cream, cheddar cheese, green onions, crispy fried onions, bacon or demi glaze (can add an attendant for an additional charge)

Quesadilla Station


A fun and festive addition to any event, prepared for you and your guests right in front of you!

Selections include grilled chicken, grilled beef, grilled vegetables, refried beans, and shredded cheese. Topped with your choice of pico de gallo, tomatillo salsa, black bean salsa, guacamole, and sour cream (Requires service staff)

Build Your Own Taco Bar


Corn or flour tortillas, seasoned ground beef, refried beans, shredded lettuce, shredded cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, diced onions, sour cream, salsa and black olives

Deluxe Taco Bar - Add Seasoned Chicken and Guacamole - Add $2.50 per person.

Crostini Display


Thin sliced crusty baguettes and bread sticks ready for guests to top with pesto hummus, house made cheese spread, sun dried tomato spread, olive tapenade, house made cheese spread and traditional tomato bruschetta. Displayed in beautiful milk glass bowls and baskets

Pasta Station


Choice of two pastas: Penne, fettucini, cavatappi or cheese tortellini (add $2);
Choice of two sauces – marinara, alfredo, pesto cream or tomato vodka; choice of two proteins: sausage crumbles, meatballs, chicken strips or soy crumbles; includes an array of vegetables: mushrooms, onions, zucchini, red and green peppers and tomatoes