Shrimp cocktail close-up
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Brandon Inn Garden Salad
Brandon Inn Garden Salad
hors d'oeuvres
Homemade Autumn Squash Soup
Smoked Acorn Squash Soup with hazelnut cream...mmm!
NY Steak with Roasted Brussel Sprouts
New York Strip Steak with Black Peppercorn Sauce & Roasted Brussel Sprouts

2012 Pricelist

Brandon Inn Reception Dinner Menu

SOUPS: $5.00

  • Chowder of Fresh Vermont Vegetables
  • Roasted Butternut Squash, topped with sour cream and toasted pine nuts
  • Grilled Eggplant with roasted red bell pepper and basil cream
  • Zesty Tomato and Herb
  • Asparagus, Crab and Ginger Bisque
  • Lobster and Apple Bisque
  • Potato and Leek
  • Smoked Acorn Squash with hazelnut cream
  • Vermont Cheddar and Apple Bisque
  • New England Clam Chowder
  • Chilled Gazpacho
  • Cream of Chilled Carrot and Orange Bisque
  • Vichyssoise

APPETIZERS: $6.50  *$9.00

  • Smoked Salmon with capers and cucumber chutney
  • Seafood Cocktail with roasted garlic-tomato coulis
  • Cheese Ravioli with red and green bell pepper sauce
  • Vegetable Terrine with olive oil and herb vinaigrette
  • Smoked Rainbow Trout with wild mushroom and grilled tomato sauce
  • Marinated and Grilled Porta Bella Mushrooms with a sherry essence
  • Smoked Duck Cake with raspberry and black current sauce
  • Crab Cake with mango fruit sauce
  • *Grilled Quail with a blueberry ginger sauce
  • *Shrimp Cocktail with traditional sauce
  • *Lobster Cocktail with smoked shrimp Cajun tartar sauce
  • *Lobster Taco with tropical fruit salsa

Dinners come with choice of Salad

Entrée comes with your choice accompaniments listed after the entrée selections plus four seasonal vegetables


  • Brandon Inn fresh garden salad with dressing of your choice
  • Caesar Salad with house smoked salmon and garlic croutons
  • Mescalin greens and Asiago cheese with herb vinaigrette
  • Red and green leaf lettuce with cucumber, tomatoes and honey maple Dijon dressing


Your Choice of Citrus Fruit Sorbet to Cleanse the Palette between courses  $4.50


Entrees come with your choice of salad, four seasonal vegetables and one accompaniment listed below, as well as fresh baked breads, coffee and tea.

Entrees: $32.00
  • Beef Wellington with an herbal demiglace
  • Filet Mignons Forestier wrapped in bacon with a wild mushroom, Cabernet Sauvignon and mustard sauce
  • Roasted Tenderloin of Beef with a Cognac demiglace
  • Roast Prime Rib au jus
  • New York Strip Steak au poivre
  • Native Rack of Lamb with garlic mint sauce
  • Medallions of Lamb with sweet onion and rosemary sauce
  • Venison Medallions with Anjou pear herb sauce
  • Quail stuffed with venison bratwurst, served with applejack sauce
  • Native Vermont Roast Pheasant with apple, honey and thyme sauce
  • Roast Duck with black cherry sauce
Entrees: $28.00
  • Poached Salmon with a champagne sauce
  • Grilled Salmon with a Tropical Fruit Salsa
  • Sole stuffed with crabmeat, served with a spinach cheese sauce
  • Atlantic Harvest- Salmon, Scallops, Shrimp, and crab in a cherry cream sauce
  • Shrimp and scallop scampi
  • Boneless Chicken Breast stuffed with apple and herbs Served with an artichoke-lime sauce
  • Chicken Marsala topped with fried leeks
  • Boneless Chicken Breast stuffed with crabmeat, served with supreme sauce
  • Boneless Chicken Breast stuffed with dill havarti cheese, Served with broccoli cream sauce
  • Pork Tenderloin with garlic and caraway demiglace
  • Roast Vermont Turkey with apple maple stuffing, giblet gravy, and cranberry sauce
  • Pork Loin Roast with apple stuffing, served with Calvados glace
  • Rolled roasted Leg of Lamb stuffed with spinach Pesto, Served with an herbal demiglace
Vegetarian Entrees:  $25.00
  • Portabella Mushroom Wellington, with sherry charlotte reduction
  • Three Cheese Tortellini, with pesto and roasted bell peppers
  • Wild Rice Pancakes with Shallot ragout
Entrees come with one of the accompaniments listed below:
  • Baked Potato with Sour Cream & Chives or Herbed Butter
  • Seasoned Twice Baked Potatoes
  • Herbed Wild Rice
  • Steamed White Rice
  • Spinach, Ricotta, Parmesan Spaetzle
  • Sweet Potato Gratin
  • Sweet Potato and carrot timbale
  • Sweet Potato Soufflé
  • Yorkshire Pudding
  • Cheese and Herb Polenta
  • Brown Butter Gnocchi
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Tarragon Mashed Potatoes
  • Couscous with fresh herbs
  • A Variety of Pastas

Hors D’oeuvres

Mirrors and Boards
  • A Selection of Imported and local Vermont Cheeses served with fresh baguettes and seasonal fruits and vegetable garnishes on a Rustic Board $6.50
  • International Cheese Mirror with Fresh Fruit  $5.50
  • Fresh Vegetable Crudités on a Mirror with Two Dips  $3.00
  • Antipasto Mirror with Artichoke Hearts, Assorted Olives, Roasted Garlic, Roasted Peppers, Feta and Mozzarella Cheese, Hard Salami and Prosciuto  $5.50
  • Brandon Inn side of Smoked Salmon with Red Onions, Capers with a Mustard Dill Sauce served with assorted breads  $7.50
  • Assorted Smoked, Pickled Shellfish Mirror  $7.50
  • Shrimp display with Traditional Cocktail Sauce  $6.50
  • Assorted Pate Board with Almonds and Portabella Mushrooms with Cumberland Sauce and Crackers; Country Chicken Liver with Herbs  $5.75
  • White Fish Terrine served with Crusty French Bread; Seasonal Fruits, Berries, Dried Fruits and Nuts with Honey Yogurt and Citrus Dips  $6.50
  • Smoked Trout and Avocado Dip with Bagel Chips  $4.50
  • Mediterranean Couscous with Pita Chips  $4.50

Price per person

  • Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel Bread  $3.50
  • Pinwheels of Ham with Cream Cheese  $3.50
  • Gravlox with Peppercorns on slices of Cucumber  $3.50
  • Deviled Eggs with Caviar  $3.50
  • Cucumber Rounds with Cream Cheese and Garlic Topping  $3.00
  • Smoked Trout on Toast  $4.00
  • Avocado Shrimp Toast  $4.00
  • Teriyaki Chicken  $4.00
  • Oyster and Roquefort Cheese on Toast  $5.00
  • Mediterranean Flat Bread with Chevre Cheese and Sun Dried Tomatoes  $3.50
  • Gruyere, Prosciuto and Pistachio filled French Bread  $3.50
  • Seasonal Melon with Prosciuto  $3.50
  • Leaves of Belgian Endive with Boursin Cheese and Chives  $3.50
  • Fruit Brochettes, Fresh Fruit Chunks marinated in Grande Marnier  $4.00
  • Humus with Black Olives and Pita Triangle Chips  $3.50
  • Bruschetta – Toasted Bread with a Topping of Olive Oil, Garlic, Fresh Tomato, Sweet Onion, Fresh Herbs and Parmesan Cheese $3.50

Price per serving

Hot Passed Hors D’oeuvres
  • Melted Vermont Cheddar and Apple Squares  $3.50
  • Miniature Crab Cakes with a Cajun Tartar Sauce  $6.00
  • Shrimp Fritters with a Cocktail Sauce  $5.00
  • Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes stuffed with Crabmeat  $6.00
  • Chicken Wings, Hot and Spicy or Teriyaki Honey  $3.50
  • Chicken and Snow Pea Skewers with Sesame Mayonnaise  $4.00
  • Teriyaki Beef Strips on Skewers  $4.00
  • Scallops wrapped in Bacon  $5.00
  • Cheddar Cheese Croquettes with a Tyrolean Sauce of Mayonnaise, Tomato and Cognac  $4.50
  • Swedish Meatballs with Sour Cream and Herbs  $3.50
  • Mushrooms stuffed with:
    Sausage and Ricotta Cheese  $4.50
    Spinach and Herbs  $4.50
    Pesto and Feta  $4.50
  • Cheese Sticks with Creamy Black Peppercorn Dip  $3.00
  • Lobster Ragout wrapped in Puff Pastry  $8.00
  • Spanakopita, Spinach and Feta in Phyllo  $4.50
  • Vegetable Egg Rolls with Soy and Duck Sauce  $4.50
  • Shrimp Egg Rolls with Soy and Duck Sauce  $5.00
  • Spicy Crab Wontons  $5.00
  • Spicy Vegetable Wontons  $4.50
  • Assorted Mini Quiche  $4.50
  • Barbecue Baby Back Ribs with Dipping Sauce  $8.00
  • Grilled Miniature Lamb Chops, served with a Mint Dipping Sauce  $9.95

Price per serving, served at stations or passed butler style

Barbecue Hors D’oeuvres
  • Smoked Baby Back Ribs served with Traditional Barbecue Sauce  $8.50
  • Jumbo Barbecued Shrimp served with Pesto Dip  $12.50
  • Cajun Sea Scallops  $6.50
  • Miniature Lamb Chops served with a Mint Dipping Sauce  $8.50
  • Grilled Eggplant served on Tostini  $5.00
  • Grilled, Marinated Portabella Mushrooms served with French Bread  $5.00
  • Grilled Vegetables to include:  Onion, Red and Green Peppers, Eggplant Served with Pita Bread Triangles  $5.00

Price per serving, served at stations or passed butler style

Brandon Inn Buffet Dinner Menu


  • Seafood Salad with vegetables, white fish, sea legs and shrimp
  • Brandon Inn Garden Salad
  • Traditional Waldorf Salad
  • Warm German Potato Salad with Onions and Bacon
  • Oriental Chicken Noodle Salad with Teriyaki Sauce and Sesame Seed
  • Tomato and Basil Salad
  • Three Bean Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Fresh Fruit Salad with Grande Marnier

Choose 3

Mirror Displays

  • Mirror of Mixed Cold Poultry with Cumberland Sauce
  • Antipasto – Salami, Olives, Pimentos, Pepperoni, Mozzarella, Hot Peppers
  • Mirror of Pates and Terrines with Relish and crackers

Choose 1


  • Arrangement of Smoked Trout, White Fish, Oysters and Mussels
  • Assortment of Creamed and Pickled Fish – Matjes Herring, Roll mops in Sour Cream, Curried Cream Fish
  • Chilled Poached Salmon with a Dill Dressing and Cucumbers
  • Sevice of Shrimp and Scallops – Shrimp and Scallops Marinated in Lime Juice with Cilantro and Jalapeno Peppers

Choose 1

Hot Dishes

Served in elegant Chafing Dishes

  • Savory Vermont Lamb and Vegetable Stew
  • Hearty Beef Stroganoff with Mushroom with Mushrooms and Sour Cream
  • Sausage Mixed Grill of Venison Sausage, Knockwurst and Bratwurst with Red Peppers and Onions
  • Atlantic Harvest -White fish, Shrimp, Scallops and Crab Legs in a Sherry Cream Sauce
  • Champagne Chicken – Breast of Chicken in a Champagne Cream Sauce with Red Potatoes and Broccoli
  • Chicken Forestier- Sliced Breast of Chicken in a Light Garlic Mushroom and Herb Coating
  • Cheese Tortellini with Pesto Sauce
  • Vegetable Lasagna with Eggplant, Tomatoes, Mushrooms and 3 Cheeses

Choose 2

Chef Carved Roast Meat

  • Vermont Roast Turkey with Apple Stuffing and Maple Sauce
  • Top Round of Roast Beef au Jus
  • Vermont Native Leg of Lamb with a Mint Demi-Glace
  • Honey Glazed Baked Ham
  • Roast Loin of Pork Stuffed with Apricots

Choose 2

Or . . . Choose one from above list plus one from below list at the indicated additional price

  • Prime Rib with Yorkshire Pudding and Horse Radish  $4.00
  • Filet Wellington (Specialty of the House) with a Brandy Demi-Glace  $7.00
  • Grilled Fresh Salmon with a Tropical Fruit Salsa  $4.50
  • Native Rack of Lamb with an Herbal Demi-Glace  $10.00

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, and Tea

$32.50 per person


  • We will serve your outside wedding cake ($2.50 cake cutting charge per person) or a Brandon Inn wedding cake at $5.00 per person
  • A selection of Pies, Pastries and Cakes with Strawberries on a Mirror  $6.50

All Prices are subject to an 18% Gratuity and Prevailing Vermont State Tax

Garden Barbecue

Choice of Three Salads

  • Green Salad, variety of Mescalin Greens with a Balsamic Vinaigrette dressing
  • Garden Salad, a mix of Lightly Marinated Salad Vegetables ~served with choice of dressing
  • Oriental Linguine Salad with Vegetable Julienne and Soy Marinade
  • Three Bean Salad
  • Tomato & Fresh Basil with Mozarella cheese
  • Italian Macaroni Salad with Peas, Ham, Pickles and Carrots in a light creamy dressing
  • Caesar Salad with shaved Asiago cheese & croutons
  • Waldorf Salad

Choice of Three:

  • Marinated Roasted Breast and Leg of Chicken
  • Barbecued Spare Ribs
  • Grilled Hot and Sweet Sausage with Red and Green Peppers
  • Fish Kabobs with Vegetables
  • Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

Choice of Two:

  • Potato Salad
  • Jacket (baked) Potato
  • Baked Beans
  • Sweet Corn
  • Macaroni & Cheese

Barbecue will also include: Corn Bread and other Home-baked Breads

Cookies, Brownies, Fresh Fruits

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea or Ice Tea, Ice Coffee

$29.00 per person

$13.00 per child 10 and under

All Prices are subject to an 18% Gratuity and Vermont Tax
There is a $350.00 set up charge for Garden Barbecue – outdoors
There is a $150.00 set up charge for Garden Barbecue – indoors