Bountiful Country Buffet Reception

Bountiful Country Buffet Reception

Cocktail Hour & Butlered Hors D'oeuvres

Cocktail Hour

Open bar featuring The Lodge Premium Spirits, Our Signature Triple Cream Brie Wedge with Fruited Port Compote, Strolling Wine, Champagne & Complimentary Signature Cocktail

Butlered Hors D’oeuvres

Your choice of six delicious single Hors d’oeuvres or four single & one paired Hors d’oeuvre from our Country Selections

Country Hors D’oeuvres

Rockin’ Reuben Roulades
A classic Reuben wrap stuffed with corned beef, sauerkraut and thousand island dressing

Shepherd’s Pie
Miniature herb tart filled with savory beef, vegetables, thyme and a dash of port wine - topped with cheddar mashed potatoes

Piggies in a Blanket
Cocktail franks wrapped in buttery puff pastry with spicy golden mustard

Chicago Style Pizza
A variety of your favorite deep dish pizzas – cheese, mushroom & pepperoni

Deviled Eggs Many Ways
A selection of Classic & Seasonal Chef’s Specialties

Tomato Dill Bisque “Cordial”
Vine ripened heirloom tomatoes blended with fresh dill and a touch of cream

Macaroni & Cheese
Our own macaroni and cheese prepared with Jarlsberg and Aged Cheddar – buttered crumb topping

Mild jalapeño peppers stuffed with cheddar cheese fried crisp – sour cream

Mozzarella Sticks
Beer Battered Mozzarella sticks – tomato basil marinara

Brew City Fries
Extra crisp ridge cut Idaho potato
with our own cheddar beer gravy

“Toasted” Ravioli
Crispy bite size ravioli stuffed with creamy Mozzarella with our kickin’ vodka sauce

Hot Wings
Spicy boneless “wings” with classic hot sauce and our own bleu cheese –
celery garnish

Onion Crusted Chicken
Bite size breast of chicken crumbed in parslied onion panko drizzled with our own honey butter

Chicken Quesadillas
Our version of the classic Mexican favorite with a blend of Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese with southwest guacamole

Crispy Clam Strips
Jumbo sweet clam strips with a splash of fresh lemon with classic tartar sauce

Silly Dillys
Crunchy dill pickles battered & fried till crispy with our tangy Russian sauce

Yuengling Ale Battered Shrimp
Battered with beer from the oldest brewery in the country with orange horseradish sauce

Spanish Shrimp and Crab Roll
Gulf Shrimp and Lump Crab all wrapped up in a delicious spring roll with citrus aioli


Paired Country Hors d’oeuvres

Pizza and Coke
A variety of your favorite Chicago style pizzas with a side of mini Coke Classics

Shepherd’s Pie and Ale
Miniature Shepherd’s pie with an ounce of ale

Soup and Sandwich
Our house recipe tomato dill bisque paired with grown up grilled cheese

Five Hour Continuous Beverage Service & Champagne Toast

Our beautiful bar is fully stocked with the finest selection of wine, liquor, cordials and champagne. Delight your guests with one of our Signature Cocktails or create your own for a special treat – compliments of The Lodge!

Dinner Reception

Buffet Reception


(Please select one)

Classic Caesar Salad
Crisp Romaine Lettuce tossed with our own Caesar Dressing topped with Parmigiano Reggiano

Garden Tossed Salad
Tender Greens with Marinated Seasonal Vegetables & The Lodge Sherry Vinaigrette

Chopped “BLT” Salad
Hickory Bacon, Ripe Tomatoes & our House Made Thousand Island Dressing

Poppyseed Spinach
Sweet Strawberries, Shaved Red Onion, Sugared Almonds & our own Poppyseed Dressing

Served with our own Southwest Cornbread Muffins & Honey Butter Brushed Buttermilk Biscuits


(Please select one Carving and two Country entrées)

Carving Entrées

Baked Country Ham
Apricot Brandy Glaze

Roast Loin of Pork
Cranberry Orange Chutney

Oven Roasted Breast of Turkey
Apple Cider Glaze

“Tenderroast” Eye Round of Beef
Marinated & grilled to medium rare Fried Onions & Chilled Horseradish Cream

Smokehouse Brisket of Beef
Hard Cider Mop

Classic Entrées

Slow Roasted Pulled Pork
Jack Daniel’s BBQ, Whiskey Mustard & Carolina Vinegar Mop

Tender Country Chuck Roast
Homemade Pan Gravy

Best Ever Meatloaf
Cheddar Mashed - Savory Mushroom Gravy

Sausage & Peppers
Sweet & Spicy Sausage simmered with Peppers & Onions

Three Cheese Meat Lover’s Lasagna

Roasted Vegetable Lasagna

Buttermilk Fried Chicken
Cheddar Beer Gravy

Crispy Onion Crusted Chicken
Drizzled with our special honey butter

Grilled Honey Dijon Chicken
Marinated, grilled & glazed with our own sweet honey mustard

“Fish and Chips”
Ale battered cod, bottleneck fries, our basil Tartar & Malt Vinegar – an English Favorite

Grilled Shrimp Kabobs
Roasted garlic scampi or sweet red pepper butter

Fresh Catch of the Day
Seasonal catch delicately prepared with drawn butter, fresh herbs

Side Dishes

(Please select two)

Sour Creamed Cucumbers
with Sweet Onions

Whipped Cream Cole Slaw
Our version of the famous Linden Court favorite

Tender Green Beans
Dijon Vinaigrette

Broccoli with Hickory Bacon
Tangy Balsamic Dressing - Raisins

Couch Potato Salad
Caramelized Onion, Hickory Bacon & Gorgonzola

Mrs. Rader’s Applesauce
Like Mom – just sweet enough!

Roasted Rosemary Potatoes
New potatoes with Sea Salt

Real Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes

Three Cheese Tortellini
Classic Alfredo

Southern Corn Puddin’

Three Bean Mesquite Baked Beans

NY Cheddar Mac & Cheese
Our special recipe - buttered crumb topping

Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

Sour Creamed Scalloped Potatoes
Uncle John’s Secret Recipe

Oven Roasted Acorn Squash
Butter and brown sugar

Brown Brown Carrots
With a hint of lemon

Stewed Tomatoes
Soooo good with the Mac & Cheese!

Cast Iron Corn & Beans
Sweet corn & green beans sautéed in hickory bacon drippings

Country Sweets & Coffee

A delicious selection of decadent brownies, cream puffs, and sweets beautifully presented to each table on silver platters. Freshly brewed Columbian coffees and distinctive organic teas.

The Lodge Wedding Cake or Silver Cupcake Tower

Our Signature Classic White Wedding Cake with your choice of fillings and our Champagne Buttercream Icing, Fresh Whipped Cream & Berry Garnish or Signature White Cupcakes sweetly iced with a Swirl of Buttercream presented on our beautiful silver towers served with freshly brewed Colombian Coffee Service and Distinctive Organic Teas.