About Thompson Catering

Our Menus

Our menus reflect our varying culinary expertise, bringing together family recipes and regional favorites. We can help you design a menu that’s inclusive and fits the needs of all your guests. From exquisite to economical, dressed up or dressed down, we don’t compromise on quality or choice. Our food will always be tasty, fresh and appropriate for any type of event. Ask about our large group pricing. Free samplings offered for groups of 500 or more.

Picnic Menus - We grill everything on-site

All American Grill Out (Our most popular menu)
1/3 lb. Chuckburger and 1/4lb. All Meat Super Dog
Molasses Baked Beans
Baked Potato Salad
Ruffles Potato Chips
Double Fudge Brownies
Ice Tea-Lemonade-Kool-Aid
All Buns and Condiments to include Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, Mustard, Mayo, Ketchup & Cheese

Full Picnic Buffet
Grilled Marinated Boneless Breast of Chicken – 1/3lb. Chuckburger, 1/4lb. All Meat Super Dogs
Molasses Baked Bean
Baked Potato Salad
Country Cole Slaw
Ruffles Potato Chips
Double Fudge Brownies
Homemade Cookies
Watermelon (in season)
Ice Tea-Lemonade-Kool-Aid
All Buns and Condiments to include Lettuce, Tomatoes, Onions, Pickles, Mustard, Mayo, Ketchup & Cheese

Southern Barbecue Buffet
Hickory Pit Pulled Pork Barbecue 1/4 BBQ Chicken (Seasoned and Smoked)
Molasses Baked Beans
Buttery Corn the on Cob
Baked Potato Salad
Country Cole Slaw
Peach or Apple Cobbler, Cookies
Sweet Tea – Lemonade
All Buns, Dinner Rolls, & Condiments

Slab & Bird
Hickory Pit BBQ Ribs (St Louis Style) and 1/4 BBQ Chicken (Seasoned and Smoked)
Molasses Baked Beans
Country Cole Slaw
Baked Potato Salad
Rolls & Butter
Apple Cobbler, Double Fudge Brownies
Ice Tea – Lemonade
All Buns & Condiments

Menu Add-ons
Choice Ribeye Steaks
Choice Sirloin Steaks
Choice Beef Fillets
8oz Hamburger Steaks
Smoked Beef in BBQ Sauce
Center Cut Pork Chops
Sliced Tri-Tips of Beef
Fall Off the Bone BBQ Chicken
Roast Loin of Pork
Boneless Loin of Pork Topped w/ White Wine Pork Pan Gravy
Grilled Smoked Sausage with Peppers & Onions
Grilled Salmon Fillets,
Grillled Turkey Burgers
Cowboy Beans
Tomato & Onion Salad (In Season)
Tossed Green Salad w/ Chef Dressing

Themed Menus

Comfort Food Buffet
Chicken & Dumplings
Meatloaf & Baked Ham
Mashed Potatoes
Seasoned Green Beans
Macaroni & Cheese
Country Cole Slaw
Rolls & Butter
Apple Cobbler
Iced Tea

Southern Barbecue Buffet
Rotisserie Barbecue Chicken
Hickory Pit Pulled Pork Barbecue
Molasses Baked Beans
Baked Potato Salad
Country Cole Slaw
All Buns & Sliced French Bread
Peach Cobbler
Sweet Tea & Lemonade

Holiday Buffet
Sliced Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast
Cornbread Dressing
Giblet Gravy,
Our Own Special Baked Ham
Creamy Whipped Potatoes
Seasoned Green Beans
Buttered Corn
Cranberry Relish Salad
Rolls & Butter
Fruit Cobbler, Pumpkin Pie with Cool Whip
Iced Tea

Hawaiian Luau
Pulled Pork Barbecue
Sweet and Sour Chicken
Smoked Sausage
Grilled Ham
Pineapple and Red Pepper Skewers
Freshly Streamed Vegetable Medley\
Oven Roasted Potatoes
Tropical Fruit Salad
Rolls & Butter
Iced Tea & Lemonade

Kentucky Derby Banquet
Pork Tenderloin Medallions in Bourbon Glaze
Hot Brown Casserole
Southern Corn Pudding
Country Green Beans w/ Small Whole Potatoes
Old South Inn Pineapple Rings w/ Snappy Cheese Salad
Bread Pudding w/ Bourbon Sauce
Iced Tea

Sports Awards Banquet
Hickory Pit Pulled BBQ Pork
Rotisserie Chicken
Baked Chicken Tenders
Mac n’ Cheese
Mashed Potatoes & Gravy
Country Cole Slaw
Rolls w/ Butter
Ice Tea & Lemonade

Beef & Chicken Shish Kabobs
Seasoned Beef Tenderloin Pieces & Marinated Boneless Breast of Chicken
Skewered with Spanish Onions and Green Peppers
Includes Choice of Roasted Potato Spears or Long Grain Rice
California Vegetable Medley
Vinaigrette Cole Slaw
Garlic Bread

Reception Temptations - Minimum Six Choices

Hot Hors D’Oeuvres
Rumaki - Chicken Livers, Water Chestnuts or Sweet Pineapple Wrapped in Bacon
Meaty Chicken Tenderloins w/ Assorted Sauces
Greek Chicken Souvlaki w/ Greek Tzatziki Sauce
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Smoky Cocktail Franks w/ Bourbon Sauce
Spanakopita - Baked Spinach & Feta Phyllo Squares - Homemade
Buffalo Chicken Wings
Marinara, Swedish or Greek Meatballs
Chicken Sate w/ Peanut Sauce
Pulled Pork Bar-B-Que Sliders
Chicken Quesadilla Trumpets w/ Sour Cream Dip
Swiss Cheese Phyllo Cups Sausage Phyllo Cups
Mini Crab Cakes w/ Cajun Dipping Sauce
Fresh italian Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms
Sausage cheddar balls

Cold Hors D’Oeuvres
Assorted Fancy Cocktail Sandwiches - Pimento Cheese & Country Ham, Ham & Swiss, Turkey & Swiss, or Olive Nut
Fresh Crudités Display w/ Herb Dip
Marinated Eye of Round on Mini Buns w/ Creamy Horseradish Sauce on Side
Smoked Salmon & Cucumber Tea Sandwiches
Smoked Turkey Breast on Mini Buns w/ Contessa Sauce
Imported & Domestic Cheeses w/ Crackers & Flat-Breads
Mini Croissants w/ Chicken Salad or Ham & Cheese
Country Ham on Mini Buns or Baby Buttermilk Biscuits
Chicken Salad Phyllo Cups
Mozzarella, Cherry Tomato, Olive & Basil Skewer
Tapas Platter: Hummus, Olive Tapanade, Roasted Pepper & Feta Dip w/ Baked Pita Triangles
Melon Wrapped in Prosciutto
Phyllo Cups Filled w/ Papaya & Smoked Salmon Salsa

Kentucky Hot Brown Dip
Artichoke & Spinach Fondue
Layered Mexican Dip w/ Tortilla Chips
Seafood Salad Dip
Cruisin’’ Crab Dip
Mediterranean Hummus Display w/ Bagel & Pita Chips

A La Carte Specialties
Pricing dependent upon current market conditions
Smoked Icelandic Salmon Board w/ Chopped Egg, Capers, Red Onion & Sour Cream
Jumbo Marinated Shrimp
Sliced Beef Tenderloin on Mini Rolls w/ Bold Horseradish Creme
Chilled Gulf Shrimp Display Peeled w/ Lemon Wedges & Zesty Cocktail Sauce
Grilled Lamb Chops
Carving Station - Includes Linen & Skirted Table w/ Heat Lamp & Carver
Bone-In Country Ham w/ Baby Buttermilk Biscuits & Red Eye Gravy
Bone-In Smoked Ham w/ Sorghum Glaze
Beef Tenderloin & Mini Rolls w/ Bold Horseradish Creme
Herb Encrusted Prime Rib of Beef
Oven Roasted Boneless Turkey Breast
Apricot Glazed Whole Pork Tenderloin
Pasta Bar - Penne, Bow-tie, Fettuccine Marinara, Alfredo, Pesto Creme Grilled Chicken, Roasted Vegetables, Meatballs

Wedding Buffet Menu

Entrees - Select one, two or three
Chicken Chardonnay - Tender boneless, skinless breast of chicken sauteed w/ mushrooms in a delicate white wine sauce
Chicken Marsala - Tender chicken breast and sliced mushrooms sauteed to perfection w/ marsala wine
Chicken Oreganatta - Boneless, skinless chicken breast seared then braised with red onion, sun dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts & roasted chicken stock
Savory Chicken Roulade - Tender chicken breast, stuffed with dried beef, bacon wrapped and baked in a mushroom sour cream sauce
Chicken Capri - Tender chicken breast sauteed with mushrooms, artichoke hearts and capers in a delicate lemon butter white wine sauce
Sliced Top Round of Beef in Natural Gravy
Smoked Beef Brisket w/ Bourbon BBQ Sauce
Pork Tenderloin in Bourbon Glaze
Tender Pork Fillet Medallions Tossed in a KY Bourbon Glaze.
Sliced Roast Loin of Pork In Natural Gravy
Baked Stuffed Pork Chops w/ Herb Dressing
Sorghum Glazed Bone-In Smoked Ham
Buffalo Mozzarella Ravioli w/ Lobster Cream Sauce

Salads - Select One
Chopped Leafy Italian Salad - Romaine, red onion, hard salami, artichoke hearts, chick peas, provolone with a red wine vinaigrette.=
House Greek Salad w/ Home Made Grecian Dressing - Romaine, iceberg, feta, cucumber, tomatoes, red onion with Grecian dressing
Deluxe Tossed Salad w/ Home Made Chef Dressing - Our dressing is an oil and red wine vinegar blend with fresh spices and dijon mustard
Fresh Seasonal Fruit Salad
Classic Caesar Salad - Crisp romaine tossed with parmesean cheese, creamy caesar dressing and croutons on side

Side Items - Select Two
Roasted Asparagus
Country Style Green Beans
Greek Style Green Beans
Cafe Garlic Herb Vegetables
Bourbon Glazed Baked Carrots
Broccoli Casserole
Steamed Broccoli w/ Hollandaise
Bourbon bacon sauteed brussel sprouts
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Southern Corn Pudding
Baked Potato w/ Sour Cream & Butter Herb Roasted Potatoes
Party Mashed Potatoes
Parsley New Potatoes
Baked Potato Casserole
Cheesy Au Gratin Potatoes
Wild Rice Pilaf
Butternut Squash Risotto
Garlic Cheese Grits

Ice carvings available and priced upon request.

Ask about our drop off services and party trays

Thompson catering can provide an array of upscale disposable plates and cutlery for your event. The cost per person for an upscale salad plate, dinner plate, utensils, napkin and cup is $2.50. Clear plastic cups for your bar are $1 per person.

Please Note: Menu pricing does not include service staff. The type of menu and style of service will determine the exact staffing requirements. All staffing is based upon 5 hours of service, 2 hours for set up, 2 hours for the event and 1 hour for clean up. Servers/station attendants/non-alcoholic beverage attendants are$100each. Bartenders- $150 each. Chefs & carvers are $150.

Prices include silver chaffing dishes and serving utensils. We use high quality scrollware disposables. Thompson’s will manage entire event, including setup, serving, and cleanup of our area. Uniformed staff on duty.

Prices do not include 18% service charge and 6% KY sales tax. We do not charge gratuity. Service charge covers all company expenses including all office, sales and ordering personnel actions, insurance, loading, unloading, set up and equipment clean up.

Labor may be added for parties of less than 100 people. Travel fees may apply.