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Groups planning a private event may offer their guests a cash bar, open bar with a full range of beverages or a more limited selection to help control costs or a combination of the two.


If this option is chosen the host will be responsible for a minimum guarantee in sales of $5 pp, but the guests will be asked to pay for their drinks individually. Cash bar prices include KY State Sales Tax.


If this option is chosen, the host will be paying for the alcohol based on the number of ALL guests of legal drinking age (21 yrs).  Open bar prices do not include KY State Sales tax. This will be added to the Final Invoice that is to be paid 30 DAYS prior to the event.


In the case that you do not want any alcohol at you party, there will be and additional $150 charge for the attendant and an additional fee to the venue.


1 hour of a signature drink of your choice. $5pp


These are examples of the brands of alcohol that we serve but are not limited to.

Domestic Beer 
Bud, Bud Light, Bud Light Lime, Miller Lite, Coors Light, Mich Ultra

Import/Premium Beer
Ky Ale, Ky Ale Light, Ky Bourbon Barrel, Stella, Corona, Heineken, Blue Moon, Sam Adams

House Liquor
Heaven Hill, Castillo, Juarez

Call Liquor 
Makers, Goose, Bacardi, Patron, Bombay, Crown

Premium Liquor 
Woodford, Blanton's, Knob Creek, 4 Four Roses

House Wines by the glass 
Woodbridge Chard, Pinot Grigio, Riesling, Cab, and Merlot. Beringer White Zin

Open Bar Packages

Please call for packages and rates.

Iced Tea
Coffee, Standard
Champagne Toast
Bloody Mary
Red Sangria

**Glass barware is available at an additional fee.  Please call for current pricing.


There will be a 20% gratuity percentage added for the Bar Staff. Tips will always be excepted by the Bar Staff. Any additional gratuities (servers, DJ, etc.) are to be paid to the events manager only.


We offer the following styles of catering for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners.  Approximate food service time is two hours.  A 10% service charge will added to all food costs.


Menus accommodate a minimum of 50 guests and are served for 1.5 hours. Simply Squared Disposable dinnerware and Reflections cutlery. Selections with an asterisk will have a slight Up Charge to the per person cost.

Country Ham on Mini Biscuits - - served warm in a chafer, herb and cheese also available 
Cocktail Croissants -- Your choice: mesquite turkey, almond chicken salad, or honey ham (also can be placed on assorted breads)
Meatballs -- served with barbecue, Asian or bourbon sauce
*Lettuce Wraps -- Chicken, Beef of Veggie
Reuben -- Corned beef and dressing richly layered in puff pastry
*Shrimp Ceviche --
*Sushi -- California Roll or Spicy California Roll 
Antipasto Spears -- displayed on a melon half (ingredients my vary) 
Spinach Dip -- served with warm tortilla chips
Mini KY Hot Brown Bites -- ham & turkey toped with a white cheese sauce and garnished with tomato and bacon
Gourmet Pasta Salad -- Tri colored peppers, cucumbers, tomatoes and honey mustard dressing
Potato Salad -- Mustard, Loaded Baked potato, or Vegetarian
*German Potato Salad -- Family recipe, served warm
Stuffed Mushrooms -- cheddar cream cheese, spinach, or crab meat
Seafood Souffle -- a Bluegrass Catering favorite, almonds and crab create a dipping delight
Cheese Souffle -- the same Bluegrass Catering favorite just without the meat
Mini Crab Souffle -- Wonton flower cup filled with crabmeat, yellow corn and diced red pepper
Chicken Strips, Fingers, or Wings -- you don't have to be choosy, all are wonderful
Boneless Chicken Wings -- served with barbecue, Asian or bourbon sauce
*Mini Beef and Pineapple Kabobs -- grilled with a tangy Caribbean sauce, chicken is optional 
*Smoked Salmon -- elegantly arranged with toasted almonds
*Salmon on Toast Points -- smoked salmon topped with capers, red onion
Mini Quiche -- always a favorite, we serve mushroom, spinach, or cheese
*Asparagus in Fillo -- Tender asparagus tips with julienne red pepper wrapped in flaky fillo with creamy goat cheese and garnished with white sesame seed.
*Crab Cakes -- served with an orange remoulade sauce or, if you prefer, cocktail sauce 
Baked Brie -- baked in a puff pastry, surrounded by crisp crackers; also ask for wild cherry or caramel topping
Mini Pork Ribs -- single bone in pork rib in sweet BBQ sauce
Mini Chicken or *Beef Wellington -- succulent meat layered in puff pastry with a hint of wine
Chicken Sausalito -- a blend of diced chicken and pepper jack cheese accented with jalapenos, salsa and sun dried tomatoes wrapped together in a firecracker shaped wonton.
Potato Skins -- topped with sour cream, melted cheese and chives
Mini Beef Sliders -- Hamburger and/or Cheeseburger, served on a roll with melted cheese
*Mini Chicken Sliders -- (grilled or fried) served on a roll 
*Mini Chicken Cordon Blue Sliders -- (grilled of fried) topped with shaved ham and served on a roll 
Southwest Fajita Beef Egg Roll -- fajita seasoned beef with black beans, cheddar, pepper jack cheese and salsa wrapped in an egg roll shaped chipolte flavored flour tortilla.
Meatballs -- served with a delicious BBQ, Sweet and Sour, or bourbon sauce. 
Fajita Wraps -- bite-sized fajitas; either chicken or beef
Mini Pan Pizza -- pepperoni, sausage, or cheese; nice complement for younger guests
Asiago & Pepperoni -- savory pastry shell baked with a three cheese blend of Asiago, Mozzarella & Romano with pepperoni
Vegetable or Smoked Chicken Quesadilla -- wrapped in a tortilla shell with cheese, served warm
Chicken & Bacon Quesadilla -- chicken with hickory smoked bacon, red & green peppers, and Monterey jack cheese in a flour tortilla.
Water Chestnuts In Bacon -- water chestnuts lightly coated in breadcrumbs with cured bacon 
*Scallops In Bacon -- tender bite-sized scallops 
Pear & Brie -- a piece of pear, soft cheese, and almonds baked in phyllo 
*Beef or Chicken Sate -- beef tenderloin or chicken marinated with pineapple and peppers 
Mozzarella Picks -- mozzarella, cherry tomato and fresh basil.
*Smoked Salmon -- with a light peppery crust, drizzled with lime. 
*Seasoned Roast Beef -- served on a silver dollar roll with Parmesan peppercorn dressing 
Almond Chicken Salad Bites -- served in a crunch mini cup 
Ham Crescents Honey Ham -- wrapped in a delicious pastry dough 
*Beef or Pork Tenderloin -- thinly sliced, served with butter flake rolls 
Colorful Pinwheels -- made with pineapple walnut cream cheese, or delicious olive nut spread.

*Can be presented as trays or in cascading cubes. Please specify. 
To be purchased In addition to the Hors D'oeuvres or Dinners.

Colorful Vegetable Tray -- fresh cut seasonal vegetables, served with creamy dip

Cheese Tray -- domestic and imported cheese cubes for easy serving dressing

Sweet & Spicy Cheese Dip -- Our own homemade dip served with crackers, this is something you won't soon forget!

Domestic & Imported Cheese Blocks -- garnished with bunches of red and white grapes.

Elegant Fruit Tray -- prepared with seasonal fruits.

Seafood Souffle -- served warm with crackers.

Almond Cream Cheese Souffle -- served warm with crackers.

Salad Sampler -- Olive Nut, Beer Cheese, Seafood Salad served with crackers

Beer Cheese and Olive Nut Spread -- surrounded by crisp crackers

Garlic Hummus with Roasted Red Peppers -- served with pita chips


Menus accommodate a minimum of 50 guests and are served for 1.5 hours. Simply Squared Disposable dinnerware and Reflections cutlery. Served with a two starters, Garden Salad and Assorted Rolls. You can change your Garden Salad to another salad for a small up charge.

ALL Dinners will include two of Bluegrass Caterings specialties as starters.

Bluegrass Cheese Dip and Cheese and
almond Souffle with crackers.

*Up charge for substituting of the following salads for the Garden Salad
Caesar Salad
Cranberry Salad
Greek Salad with ripe olives and feta cheese
Mediterranean Salad with Fresh Mozzarella and Tomato
Rigatoni Salad
Tortellini with Cucumber Dressing
Spinach Salad with Bacon Vinaigrette
Three Layered Broccoli Salad
Fresh Fruit Bistro
Caribbean Salad
Waldorf Salad
Three Bean Salads
Chef Salad
Strawberry Salad
Baked Potato
Mashed Potato
Roasted Lemon Asparagus
Garlic Smashed Potatoes
Dill Potatoes
Au Grain Potato
Wild Rice Pilaf
Herbed Rice
Sweet Potatoes
Stuffing (with or without sausage)
Mixed Bean Medley
Buttered Broccoli
Buttered Squash & Zucchini
Red skin Roasted Potatoes
Macaroni and Cheese
Almond Green Beans
Roasted Broccoli
Southern style Green Beans
Roasted Mixed Veggies
Lemon Broccoli
Warm cinnamon apples
Buttered corn
Glazed carrots
Vegetable Fettuccini
Corn Souffle
Mixed Potato Medley
Fiesta Corn
Vegetable Fettuccini
Brussel Sprouts
Mustard Greens
Collard Greens
Chicken Parm
Panko crusted chicken breast stuffed with cheese and topped in a creamy white sauce.
Chicken Divine
Succulent breast of chicken layered with broccoli and a delicious sauce, topped with almonds and cheese
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Boneless breast of chicken filled with shaved ham, Swiss cheese, and rolled in lemon buttered bread crumbs, topped with a white wine sauce
Pecan Crusted Chicken
Boneless breast crusted in chopped pecans
Chicken Monterey
Grilled chicken breasts with diced tri colored peppers and topped with creamy cheese sauce
Grilled Chicken
Served over herbed rice
Herb Encrusted Grilled Chicken
Panko crumbs mixed with our special spices and grilled to perfection
Grilled Raspberry Chicken
Topped with a creamy white sauce and sprinkled with fresh raspberries
Chicken Primavera
Fresh veggies lightly baked chicken and scrumptious all saut´┐Żed in a delicious olive oil and chicken broth sauce
Baked Pacific Salmon
Topped with herbed butter and baked to a light pink
Baked Mahi Mahi
Topped with herbed butter
Blackened Cat Fish
Blackened and baked to perfection
Kentucky Hot Brown
Turkey and ham layered on toast with a cheese sauce, garnished with sliced tomatoes and bacon
Southern Style Boneless Fried Chicken Breast
Tender breast of chicken pan fried to a golden brown
Southern Fried Chicken
Battered and deep fried breast, wings, thighs and legs
Smoked racks in sweet BBQ
Add toppings for an additional up charge
Mushrooms, caramelized onions or blue cheese crumbles
Beef Tenderloin
Sliced thin served in au jus.
Beef Medallions
Brown sauce
Smokey Beef Brisket
Slowly cooked Brisket served thinly sliced in its juices
Grilled 6 oz or 9 oz Filet Mignon
Special herbs and spices
Pork Tenderloin
Sliced thin served in au jus
Stuffed Pork Chop
Stuffed with herbed dressing
Honey Ham
Thinly sliced with glaze
Mesquite Roasted Turkey
Thinly sliced with gravy

Add Beef, Chicken or Shrimp for an additional up charge

Baked Manicotti
Ricotta shells in a herbed red sauce
Meat, Cheese or Vegetable
Fettuccine, linguine or penne pastas with bread sticks
Fettuccine, linguine or penne pastas with bread sticks

Meat Sauce
Fettuccine, linguine or penne pastas with bread sticks
New York Cheesecake
German Chocolate Cake
Carrot Cake
Turtle Cheesecake
White Chocolate Cheesecake
Black Forest Cake
Derby Pie
Lemon Raspberry Creme Cake
Chocolate Mousse Cake
Strawberry Shortcake
Mini Cheesecake Tarts topped with fresh Fruit
Zesty Lemon Cake
KY Silk Pie
Banana Pudding
Bourbon Pecan Pie
KY Bread Pudding
Triple Layered Chocolate Cake

Buffet and Menu Pricing listed include service staff unless noted. The Barrel House and Bluegrass Catering reserves the right to secure the proper staffing for your event based on the style of service and number of guests. On the average, we recommend one attendant or bartender for every 75-100 guests.

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