Holiday Entertaining Menus

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Holiday Cocktail Buffet*

Smoked Salmon Tray w/ capers, chopped onion, lemon- dill sauce + cocktail rye bread
Choice of…
Petit Grilled Lamb Chops w/ tomato chutney (2 per person)
Roasted Beef Tenderloin w/ bread rounds + honey mustard sauce (add $3.50 per guest)
Choice of…
Smashing Potato Bar  w/ choice of assorted toppings (add $3 per guest)
Roasted Red Skinned Potatoes w/ red Caesar dipping sauce
Holiday Cheese Board w/ spiced nuts, fruits, crackers, preserves + sweet bread slices
Sesame Citrus Marinated Asparagus
Assorted Fancy Holiday Deserts and Cookies

$35.75 per guest    *12-guest minimum


Holiday Farmhouse Menu*

Passed Appetizers:
Apple & Chicken Sausage Puffs w/ BBQ mustard
Cyd’s Mini Crab Cakes w/ honey aioli dipping sauce

For the Buffet:
Choice of…
Smoked Turkey Sandwiches on Crunchy Earthen Rolls w/ orange mayonnaise + cranberry chutney
Marinated Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches on Petit Brioche Rolls w/ soy-wasabi mayonnaise
Choice of…
Warm Artichoke Dip w/ pita points
Baked Brie in Puff Pastry w/ savory mushroom filling + crackers
Farmhouse Vegetable Basket w/ choice of:  sun dried tomato ~or~ pesto dip
Fruit & Chocolate Dessert Tray w/ assorted winter fruits + decadent chocolate desserts

$30.75 per guest     *12-guest minimum


Renaissance Holiday Fare*

Classic Antipasto Tray w/ marinated shrimp, prosciutto, provolone, hard salami, fresh mozzarella, roasted peppers, marinated artichoke hearts, mushrooms + hearts of palm, spiced olives + Tuscan peppers
Bruschetta Station w/ tomato-basil salsa, mushroom + herb saute, white bean puree w/ rosemary, sun dried tomato + olive tapenade, Gorgonzola w/ roasted garlic: served w/ toasted bread rounds
Stuffed Ravioli (meat or cheese) served w/ Gorgonzola & walnut cream sauce + foccacia points
Choice of…
Marinated Asparagus
Italian Tossed Salad w/chopped peppers, onions, black olives + tomatoes w/ herb vinaigrette
Italian Desserts: petit lemon almond tortes, tiramisu bites, nutted biscotti, + chocolate espresso cups

$27.75 per guest     *12-guest minimum


Tree Trimming Party*

Choice of…
BBQ Beef Brisket w/ assorted silver dollar rolls
Horseradish Crusted Salmon (add $5 per guest)
Brown Sugar & Spiced Rum Baked Brie w/ crackers & apples
Farmhouse Vegetable Basket w/ choice of: pesto dip  ~or~ sun dried tomato dip
Chocolate Dipped Apricots & Shortbread Cookies

$18.75 per guest        *12-guest minimum


Holiday Brunch Menu*

Pineapple –Glazed Ham
Vegetable Frittata Casserole
Assorted Mini Muffins & Scones w/ cranberry-orange butter ~or~ holiday jam
Roasted Red Skinned Potatoes
Champagne Poached Pears

$24.00 per guest       *12-guest minimum



Cyd’s Catering Information

Cyd’s offers catering services to parties of any size.  To ensure availability, catering orders must be placed with a minimum of 48 hours advance notice.  Orders may be picked up Mondays-Fridays from 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to-2:45 p.m.   If you would like your order delivered, Cyd’s can arrange for delivery with pricing dependent on location, venue and order size.  There is a minimum $25 delivery fee.

Cyd’s also offers assistance in menu planning, staffing, and equipment and supply rental.  For an event requiring service and/or rentals, please call Cyd’s Catering to discuss the details and requirements to your event at (309) 685-1100, option 3 + request to speak to our catering director.


Special Considerations:

Cyd’s offers a variety of delicious desserts prepared daily. We also offer celebration style, layer cakes either single or stacked, with your choice of fillings, frostings and toppings.

Wine and Beverages
We offer many popular wine + beer options. We’d love to help you pair wine + beer selections with your Holiday Gatherings menu!  Please call Cyd’s directly to discuss such needs.  Additionally, Cyd’s also offers non-alcoholic beverages such as Intelligentsia coffee + hot teas, iced tea, punch and bottled sodas & waters. We would be more than happy to help you with your beverage selections.