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

$28.25 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

$27.75 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

$24.75 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

$14.25 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

$21.00 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 10 a.m.-6:30 p.m., and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to-3:45 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.


Special Considerations:

Cyd’s offers a variety of delicious desserts prepared daily. We also offer custom layer cakes in either single or double layers with your choice of fillings, frostings and toppings.  If you have a specific color scheme you want to match, bring in a sample.  We’d be happy to color coordinate!

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.