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  • Writer's pictureJames Reese

Event menus your guests will love

Updated: Feb 20, 2023

Creating an event menu that your guests will love is crucial to the success of any event. Here are some ideas for event menus that are sure to please your guests:

  1. Brunch Menu:

  • Scrambled eggs with chives

  • Croissants and toast with butter and jam

  • Quiche Lorraine or vegetarian quiche

  • Fresh fruit salad

  • Assorted pastries and muffins

  • Coffee, tea, and juice

  1. BBQ Menu:

  • Grilled chicken skewers

  • Hamburgers and hot dogs with all the fixings

  • Grilled vegetables, such as corn on the cob, bell peppers, and zucchini

  • Potato salad and coleslaw

  • Baked beans

  • Fruit kebabs or watermelon slices

  • Iced tea, lemonade, and beer

  1. Cocktail Party Menu:

  • Mini quiches or tarts

  • Caprese skewers with cherry tomatoes, mozzarella, and basil

  • Charcuterie board with cured meats, cheeses, and crackers

  • Vegetable crudites with hummus or ranch dip

  • Shrimp cocktail

  • Mini desserts, such as macarons or petit fours

  • Wine, cocktails, and sparkling water

  1. Formal Dinner Menu:

  • Appetizer: Mixed greens salad with vinaigrette dressing

  • Main Course: Filet mignon or salmon with roasted vegetables and mashed potatoes or rice pilaf

  • Dessert: Chocolate cake or creme brulee

  • Wine pairing with each course

  1. Buffet Menu:

  • Beef or chicken stir-fry

  • Fried rice or noodles

  • Steamed vegetables

  • Mixed greens salad with assorted dressings

  • Rolls and butter

  • Brownies or cookies

  • Soft drinks and water

By incorporating these menu ideas, you'll be able to create an event that your guests will love and remember for years to come.

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