Take a break this holiday season and leave the cooking to the professionals! Everyone needs a chance to celebrate worry free of cooking and cleaning. Some of our favorite caterers offer innovative party food that everyone will enjoy.
The catering staff at the Bristol has decades of experience and can provide complete logistical planning and execution, theme design and venue selection, customized or preselected menus and professional uniformed service staff. Whether you are looking for boxed lunches, a seated dinner or a buffet, the Bristol can meet all your needs. Call 502-584-3663 or visit www.bristolcatering.com.
Some Bristol catering favorites:
- Green chili wontons
- Pork dijonnaise
- Mini Kentucky hot browns
- Potato pancakes with apple butter and sour cream
Juleps Catering at Sullivan University
Juleps Catering offers a variety of food service options, including passed canapés, carving stations, seated dinners, boxed and executive lunches and themed events. Call 502-454-4499 or visit www.julepsoflouisville.com for a full list of catering menus. Signature Juleps entrées include smoked pork chop; Juleps crab cakes, chicken Milanese and spicy spinach linguine. Popular action stations and displays include the Tapas/Meze Bar; the Mashed Potato Bar with the Antipasto Display. Gourmet sandwich and salad offerings include the Caprese Salad, Juleps cranberry-almond chicken salad sandwich; and the Kentucky roast beef sandwich.
Some Juleps catering favorites include:
- Kentucky tamale pulled pork and grit terrine
- Bacon wrapped scallop with merlot reduction on a sugar cane stick
- Artichoke fritters- deep fried, served with Green Goddess dipping sauce
Ramsi’s Café on the World
Ramsi’s Cafe specializes in limitless possibilities. The large and diverse menu at Ramsi’s Café on the World is a great starting place for a custom menu for your event. But the options don’t stop there. Ramsi’s can prepare any kind of cuisine whatsoever. From multi-cultural wedding receptions to vegan cocktail parties to Kosher bar mitzvahs to Southern style picnics, the experience and expertise to create a menu that reflects your unique celebration is all there. Call 502-451-0700 or visit http://www.ramsiscafe.com.
Some Ramsi’s favorites are:
- Crab cakes with Creole remoulade
- Housemade falafel with fresh mint sauce
- Friend plantains with maple syrup and ginger whipped cream
Crushed Ice Events
Whether you are hosting an intimate dinner party or a large-scale production, Crushed Ice Events provides every function they cater with a personal feel through meticulous attention to detail. From galas and socials, to conferences, to home and holiday parties, their progressive attitude is what sets them apart and gives each catered event a signature style. Call (502) 589-4700 or visit http://www.crushediceevents.com.
Some Crushed Ice Event favorites:
- Lobster bisque with sherry anise froth
- Herb crostini with house-cured pastrami and Russian dressing
- Bourbon pumpkin rolls with praline pecans and Creole cream cheese ice cream
Want event spaces or private dining ideas? We covered that too…
Listed below are some of our favorite private dining and event spaces in the Louisville area, check them out:
- The Bristol Bar and Grille
- The Ice House
- The Peterson-Dumesnil House
- Distilled Spirits Epicenter
- The Brown Hotel