Special Events

Connecticut Event Catering

Corporate Catering Connecticut

Tea Kettle Catering is based in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. We’ve been in Connecticut since our inception and we’re here for the long run. And what sets us apart is that we want you to be satisfied with every aspect of your special event. We cater for you and for your special day.

We listen to you to understand what’s needed to take place to make your special day the very best it can be. We take the time to sit down and understand every aspect of what you would like to happen. Only after that do we create a customized menu for your special day.

Our chefs and staff are all trained in the catering business and are here to make sure everyone is enjoying your special day as much as you are. Check our some of our sample menus below. And remember, those menus are always fully customizable.


Catering Menus

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Grand Banquet Buffet

Hors d’oeuvres

Stationary

Choice of Two

International Cheese Platter(including but not limited to) Brie enCroute w/Apricot/Vermont Cheddar/Saga Blue/Artisan Breads/Assorted Crackers/Parmesan Cheese Straws

Charcuterie(including but not limited to) Parma di Prosciutto/Peppered Salami/Sweet Sopprassata/Crostini/Olive Medley

Colorful Crudites and Roasted Vegetables, Your Choice of Green Goddess, Blue Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Meatballs: Swedish, Bourbon or Sweet and Sour


Passed

Choice of Three

Stuffed Mushrooms: Sausage and Cheese, Lump Crab or Spinach

Chicken Satay w/Spicy Peanut Sauce

Teriyaki Beef or Chicken on a Skewer

Artichoke and Bleu Cheese Canapes

Cajun Chicken/Asiago in a Phyllo Cup

Spanicopita

Roasted Tomato/Romano or Mozzarella Bruschetta

Fresh Spring Rolls


Salad

Choice of One

Classic Caesar w/House Made Croutons/Anchovies/Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Spinach w/Bleu Cheese/Hard Boiled Egg/Applewood Bacon

Baby Field Greens w/Grape Tomatoes/English Cucumber/Olives/Balsamic


Artisan Breads/Butter


Pasta

Choice of One

Penne a la Vodka

Penne w/Classic Marinara

Four Cheese Ravioli in Sun Dried Tomato Pesto


Potato and Rice

Choose One

Roasted New Baby Potatoes w/ Fresh Rosemary

Garlic or Horseradish Mashed Potatoes

Sweet Potato Wedges

Rice Pilaf

Spanish Rice w/ Pink Beans


Vegetables

Choose One

Grilled Seasonal Medley

Green Beans Almondine w/ Browned Buttermilk

Steamed Broccoli w/ Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Glazed Baby Carrots w/Honey/Fresh Dill


Entrees

Choice of One

Prime Rib, Slowly Roasted /Au Jus

Roasted Pork Loin w/Peppercorn Crust

Cajun Turkey Breast


Choice of One

Oven Roasted Herb Rubbed Chicken w/ Pan Gravy

Chicken Piccatta

Sea Scallop and Maryland Crab Stuffed Dover Sole

Boston Cod Loin

Honey Glazed Norwegian Salmon


Coffee and Tea Service


Cost: Food and Staff All Inclusive Per Person$

20% Service Charge

CT Sales Tax

Grand Banquet Sit-Down

Hors d’oeuvres

Stationary

Choice of Two

International Cheese Platter(including but not limited to) Brie enCroute w/Apricot/Vermont Cheddar/Saga Bleu/Artisan Breads/Assorted Crackers/Parmesan Cheese Straws

Charcuterie(including but not limited to) Parma di Prosciutto/Peppered Salami/Sweet Sopprassata/Crostini/Olive Medley

Colorful Crudites and Roasted Vegetables, Your Choice of Green Goddess, Blue Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Meatballs: Swedish, Bourbon or Sweet and Sour


Passed

Choice of Three

Stuffed Mushrooms: Sausage and Cheese, Lump Crab or Spinach

Chicken Satay w/Spicy Peanut Sauce

Teriyaki Beef or Chicken on a Skewer

Artichoke and Bleu Cheese Canapes

Cajun Chicken/Asiago in a Phyllo Cup

Spanicopita

Roasted Tomato/Romano or Mozzarella Bruschetta

Fresh Spring Rolls


First Course

Salad

Choice of One

Classic Caesar w/House Made Croutons/Anchovies/Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Retro-Classic Iceberg Wedge/Chopped Tomato/Crispy Applewood Bacon Bits/Bleu Cheese/Buttermilk Ranch Dressing

Baby Field Greens w/Grape Tomatoes/English Cucumber/Olives/Balsamic


Artisan Breads/Butter


Second Course

Pasta

Choice of One

Penne a la Vodka

Penne w/Classic Marinara

Four Cheese Ravioli in Sun Dried Tomato Pesto


Entrees

Choice of Three

Prime Rib, Slowly Roasted Au Jus w/Roasted Baby Potatoes/Veg

Oven Roasted Herb Rubbed Chicken w/ Pan Gravy/Roasted Baby Potatoes/Veg

Chicken Piccata/Mashed Yukon Golds/Veg

Sea Scallop and Maryland Crab Stuffed Dover Sole/Rice Pilaf/Veg

Boston Cod Loin/Rice Pilaf/Veg

Honey Glazed Norwegian Salmon/Mashed Yukon Golds/Veg


Dessert

NY Style Cheesecake w/Fresh Fruit

Chocolate Mousse Tort/Fresh Cream


Coffee and Tea Service


Cost: Food and Staff All Inclusive Per Person$

20% Service Charge

CT Sales Tax

Lobster Bake

Lobster Bake-Right Off the Boat

Hors d’oeuvres

Raw Bar

Gulf Shrimp

Point Judith Little Necks

Oysters(including but not limited to) Pemaquid/Wellfleet/Fisher’s

Accouterments: Spicy Cocktail Sauce/Mignonette/Lemon


Passed

Choice of Two

Baby Maryland Crab Cakes w/Remoulade

Mushrooms Filled w/Blue Crab

Grilled Gulf Shrimp Satay w/Garlic Peanut Sauce

Savory New England Clam Fritters

Tomato/Basil Bruschetta

Rare Roast Beef Rounds w/Horseradish

Teriyaki Chicken Skewer


First Course

Our Connecticut Clam Chowder

Second Course

Sweet Maine Steamers in White Wine Broth/Artisan Bread


Dinner

Choice of One

Steamed Maine Lobster 1 ¼ lb

Marinated Grilled 8oz Flat Iron Steak

Chef David’s BBQ Half Chicken


Sides

Choice of One

Boiled New Potatoes w/ Rosemary

Red Bliss Potato Salad

Choice of One

Native Corn on the Cob

Grilled Seasonal Vegetables

Steamed Garlic Green Beans


Salad

Choice of One

Baby Field Greens w/English Cucumber/Tomato/Red Onion/Balsamic

Coleslaw


Coffee and Tea Service


Cost: Food and Staff All Inclusive Per Person$

20% Service Charge

CT Sales Tax

Southern Style

Harvest Table

International Cheese Board(including but not limited to) Baked Brie en Croute w/ Raspberry/Cantal/Rivertown(similar to aged Camembert)/Saga Blue/ Assorted Crackers

Colorful Crudites w/Green Goddess/Pimento Cheese

Grilled Corn Dip w/Tortilla Chips

Hors d’oeuvres


Passed

Choose Three

Spicy-Sweet Chipotle Meatballs

Fried Mac and Cheese Bites

Miniature Grilled Pimento Cheese Sandwiches

Kentucky Bourbon Meatballs

Grilled Bang Bang Shrimp

Deviled Eggs

Fried Green Tomatoes w/Whipped Herb Chevre

Savannah Baby Crab Cake Po Boy w/Lemon-Garlic Aioli and Maple Mustard Slaw

Sweet Corm Fritter

Cajun Chicken Tenders w/Honey Mustard

Benedictine and Shaved Vegetable Canapes

BBQ Pulled Pork Sliders


Entrees

Choice of Two

Roasted Tomato Grits and Shrimp w/Sauteed Baby Mustard Greens

“Slap Ya Mama” Wild Caught Baked Salmon

Barbecue Smoked Beef

Roasted CajunTurkey Breast

Slow Smoked Pork Shoulder

Mustard Glazed Ham

Chicken Mole

Grilled Barbecue Chicken Breast


Pimento Cheese Biscuits


Starches

Choose One

Sweet Potato Pancakes w/Apple Chutney

Grilled New Potatoes w/Smoked Paprika Vinaigrette

Sweet Potato Gratin

Quinoa w/Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes w/Buttermilk/Chives

Cajun Dirty Rice

Baked Savannah Red Rice

Mascarpone Grits w/Roasted Red Pepper

Corn Pudding

Macaroni and Cheese


Vegetables

Choose One

Grilled Brussels Sprouts w/Melted Fonduta/Agrodolce/Pickled Frescos

Garlic Parmesan Roasted Vegetables

Melt in Your Mouth, Southern Style Green Beans Cooked Long and Slow w/Diced Bacon

Grilled Corn on the Cob w/Chipotle Mayo/Smoked Paprika

Honey Glazed Spiced Carrots

Collard Greens w/Smoked Turkey

Grilled Asparagus w/ Lemon Dill Sauce


Salad

Choose One

Southern Tomato Salad w/Goat Cheese/Grilled Fresh Peaches

Black Bean and Corn

Southern Pea

Baby Greens/Cucumber/Red and Yellow Grape Tomatoes/Olive Medley/Balsamic


Cost: Food and Staff All Inclusive Per Person$

20% Service Charge

CT Sales Tax

Passed and Stationary

Hors d’oeuvres

Stationary

Choice of Two

International Cheese Platter(including but not limited to) Brie enCroute w/Apricot/Vermont Cheddar/Saga Blue/Artisan Breads/Assorted Crackers/Parmesan Cheese Straws

Charcuterie(including but not limited to) Parma di Prosciutto/Peppered Salami/Sweet Sopprassata/Crostini/Olive Medley

Colorful Crudites and Roasted Vegetables, Your Choice of Green Goddess, Blue Cheese, Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Meatballs: Swedish, Bourbon or Sweet and Sour


Passed

Choice of Three

Stuffed Mushrooms: Sausage and Cheese, Lump Crab or Spinach

Chicken Satay w/Spicy Peanut Sauce

Teriyaki Beef or Chicken on a Skewer

Artichoke and Bleu Cheese Canapes

Cajun Chicken/Asiago in a Phyllo Cup

Spanicopita

Roasted Tomato/Romano or Mozzarella Bruschetta

Fresh Spring Rolls


Salad Table

Classic Caesar w/House Made Croutons/Anchovies/Fresh Parmesan Cheese

Spinach w/Bleu Cheese/Hard Boiled Egg/Applewood Bacon

Baby Field Greens w/Grape Tomatoes/English Cucumber/Olives/Balsamic


Artisan Breads/Butter


Pasta Table, Chef Attended

Penne/Rigatoni/Farfalle

Marinara/Vodka/Pesto Parmesan Cream Sauce


Mashed Potato Bar, Chef Attended

Yukon Golds

Accouterments: Crumbled Applewood Bacon/Sour Cream/Cheddar Cheese


Carving Table, Chef Attended

Top Sirloin of Beef, Slowly Roasted /Au Jus

Cajun OR Herb Rubbed Turkey Breast


Horseradish Cream Sauce

Whole Grain Mustard

Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls/Butter


Coffee and Tea Service


Cost: Food and Staff All Inclusive Per Person$

20% Service Charge

CT Sales Tax

Bar Packages

Beer & Wine

Includes choice of three domestic beers and two imported beers with choice of two red wines and two white wines. Also includes bartender, ice, clear plastic cups and four hours of service.


Beer, Wine and Call Drink

Includes choice of three domestic beers, two imported beers with choice of two red wines and two white wines and four call drinks. Also includes bartender, ice, clear plastic cups and four hours of service.