Friday, November 9, 2012

A la carte holiday meal items

Don't need the entire meal for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Hannukkah? Order a la carte items.
A La Carte
NOTE: Itemized items cold and whole.
10 inches holds 6 to 10 servings
12 lb Turkey
Precooked weight Comes cold and not carved
Sliced Turkey, each lb (cooked weight) mix
Sliced Ham, 8 slices equal a pound (cooked weight)
With brown sugar and spicy mustard glas
Country Green Beans
10 inch pan
Hand-Mashed Potatoes
10 inch pan
Real Turkey Gravy
1 pint
Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes
10 inch pan
Includes Elephant Ear Petite Puffs for topping
Corn Au Gratin
10 inch pan
Cranberry & Cabernet Salad
1 pint
Freshly Baked Bread
1 loaf
Elephant Ear Petite Puffs
8 oz
Onion and Sage Dressing
10 inch pan
Pumpkin Pie
9 inch
Noodles in Broth
10 inch pan
Pulled Pork BBQ
5 lbs
Economy Serviceware
8 units of disposable cutlery packet, Styrofoam dinner plates and dessert plates disposable serving utensils
Pop and Bottled Water
On ice in aluminum container. Each unit. Selections:
240 sweet Artisan Marshmallows Treat Bags

Call our offices at 812.372.9898 to order.

Monday, November 5, 2012

Fun and Fancy Party Platters

Gourmet platters

Fresh and fancy foods for you to serve

Order by calling Sam at 812.372.9898
Featured Platters

~ served at room temperature~

Chicken Lettuce Cups

(serves 20)

With Thai chicken, butter lettuce, sprouts, carrots, cucumbers, tamarind dipping sauce, and peanuts



Grilled, Marinated Chicken Platter
With fresh vegetable pasta salad or grilled vegetables, roasted garlic aioli and fresh baked miniature rolls
(serves 10-15)  small 135.00    (serves 20-25) large-195.00

Roast Pork Loin Platter
With apple-celery root “slaw” or roasted garlic and mustard potato salad, coarse grain
Dijon, and honey mustards and fresh baked miniature rolls
(serves 10-15) small 135.00                (serves 20-25) large 195.00

Mini Beef Tenderloin

(serves 20-25).

Served with silver dollar rolls and creamy horseradish on the side



Whole Smoked Salmon

(serves 75)

Garnished with lemon and lime slices, diced tomatoes, diced red onion, and capers

Served with lemon caper sauce and crackers



Fresh Vegetable or Meaty Lasagna

With our own marinara and mozzarella cheese

(serves up to 12)  small 49.00       (serves up to 24)  large 80.00


Hors d’oeurves Platters
~ served at room temperature~

Candied Bacon

(25 pieces)

With a slight kick and served on a stick



Antipasto Platter
An elegant selection of imported marinated vegetables, olives, imported cheeses, and Italian meats

Served with crackers and sliced baguette
(serves 10-15)  small 50.00                 (serves 20-25) large 80.00

Custom Cheese Platter
Imported and domestic cheese assortment, garnished with grapes, berries, and nuts. Served with gourmet crackers
(serves 10-15) small 55.00                  (serves 20-25) large 80.00

Crudités Platter
A beautiful arrangement of fresh and grilled vegetables, served with ranch and green goddess dips
(serves 10-15) small 60.00                  (serves 20-25) large 80.00

Fun Foods

~ served at room temperature~


Mini Twice Baked Potatoes

(25 pieces)

About the size of a half dollar with candied bacon



BBQ Meatballs

(50 pieces) Small 25.00      (100 pieces) Large 49.00


Fruited Chicken Salad

(5 pounds)

With 25 split Silver Dollar Rolls



Pulled Pork BBQ

(5 pounds)



Mediterranean Dip Assortment

(serves 15–20)

With hummus (chickpea dip), babaganoush (eggplant dip), and Lebanese toom (garlic dip)

Served with celery, carrot sticks and pita chips



Jumbo Shrimp Platter

(75 pieces).

Large succulent jumbo shrimp served with cocktail

Sauce and garnished with lemon and lime wedges



Fresh Seasonal Fruit Platter

(serves 30)

Wedges of cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon and pineapple  Garnished with strawberries, orange cartwheels and clusters of red, seedless grapes Served with honey yogurt dipping sauce



Mini Ham, Turkey & Roast Beef Sandwiches

(25 pieces)

Served with cheese, silver dollar rolls and assorted condiments on the side



Gourmet Mini Sandwiches

(25 pieces)

A selection of Sweet Chili Chicken, Mozzarella Caprese, and Ham with Maple Dijon on silver dollar rolls



Spinach Artichoke Dip

(serves 20–25)

Served with sour dough crostini and pita chips



Parmesan Shrimp and Crab Dip

(serves 20–25)

A rich and creamy warm spread with crusty French bread



24 Karat Cake

(serves up to 12)

Christine’s original recipe from the Walnut Room. 

Sweet and moist with carrots, pineapple, pecans, and cream cheese frosting.



Cookie Platter

(50 pieces)

A platter of assorted cookies including chocolate chip and sugar



240sweet Artisan Marshmallows

 (40 pieces)

An array of our award winning marshmallows



Mini Dessert Assortment

(100 pieces)

Includes mini cookies, mini brownie bites and marshmallows



Nutella Swirl Brownies

(25 pieces)



Chubby Hubby Bars

(25 pieces)

A layered treat of chocolate chip cookie bar, caramel, pretzels, and chocolate ganache



Aluminum Chafing Dish

With water pan, sterno and disposable serving utensils



All items come on disposable trays. Prices do not include state sales tax. Delivery not included. Pricing may not apply for delivery to certain venues.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Festive Foods to feed large groups

12 Festive Foods

Generous portions of handmade foods. Great for large groups.


Buffet Meal

Oven Roasted Turkey,

Served with handmade turkey gravy

Country Green Beans

Onion-Sage Dressing

Hand-Whipped Potatoes

Freshly Baked Bread with Butter

Cranberry Relish

Assorted Cookies

Styrofoam Plates

Plastic Utensils


Per person, for groups of 50 or more


Add six ounces of Brown Sugar Glazed Ham for only  2.00 per person

Add delicious handmade Pumpkin Pie  2.00 per person


Offer valid from October 19, 2012 – January 31, 2012


18% Service charge added to final invoice.

On time guarantee: Food will be ready to serve on time or free!*

Based upon time agreements made after site survey. One hour serve time. Travel surcharge may be added for events outside of Columbus, Indiana.


Holiday Feast time again

All foods made fresh from scratch, fresh from our family to yours.

 New and improved for 2012!

Two size options to serve you better

Holiday Feast

Roasted Turkey

Apricot Glazed Porkloin

Hand-Mashed Potatoes

Real Turkey Gravy

Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes

Corn Au Gratin

Cranberry & Cabernet Salad

Freshly Baked Bread

Elephant Ear Petite Puff Marshmallows

Available everyday November and December.  Please call at least 24 hours in advance*

Large (feeds up to 10)

Available whole or carved


Small (feeds up to 5)

Available carved only


Hot service available for an additional 5.00

*Thanksgiving week orders must be finalized on or by Friday, November 16

for pickup 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25

Pick up from 8:00 am to 11:30 am on Thanksgiving Day

Sorry…hot service not available on Thanksgiving Day.

Orders placed Saturday, November 17 or later for pickup the week of Thanksgiving may incur a 25% surcharge.

*Christmas week orders must be finalized on or by Wednesday, December 19

 for pick up 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday, December 24 through Monday, December 31

Orders placed Thursday, December 20 or later for pickup the week of Christmas/New Year’s may incur a 25% surcharge.

Open 8:00 am to 6:00 pm on Christmas Eve

Closed Christmas Day

1120 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana  812.372.9898

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Learn to Make Pierogi with Dawn

Learn how to from Lemleys' Catering Business Manager Dawn

Get a flavor of traditional Polish dumplings of unleavened dough –first stuffed with a combination of potato filling, sauerkraut, ground meat, cheese, or fruit. Next they are boiled, and then sauteed usually in butter with onions. Pierogi, perfect for the freezer, can be used as an appetizer, main dish, or dessert. In this hands-on class instructor Dawn, using her Polish grandmother’s recipes, demonstrates how to make pierogi. Then using ready-made dough and fillings, it’s your turn. You make, taste, and take home your pierogi and recipes. Dawn and her family make 1300 pierogi in a single day at their annual family Pierogi Fest.

Instructor: Dawn Bieberle, Polish cooking enthusiast
1Tue. class, Sep. 18, 6:30-8:30 pm, Lemleys’ Catering, 1120 Washington Street, Columbus, Indiana
Fee: $16 per person (includes all supplies)
Call 812.376.9241 to sign up. Class size is limited to twelve people.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Special Boxed Meals for Autumn

Special Boxed Meals for Autumn

Chef Alexa has created some wonderful limited-edition meals. Great for working meetings, posh picnics, and road trips. Served room temperature. Minimum of five of each item. Available through December 1, 2012.
Call Sam at 812.372.9898 to order yours.

Tim Burton of Burton's Maplewood Farm and Chef Alexa
The Burton
Shaved ham and turkey with Burton’s Maplewood Farm Syrup-mustard and cheddar, lettuce, and tomato on European bread. Served with locally made chips and mini candy bars.

Duck Confit Sandwich
Duck confit with brie, cranberry-red wine preserves, white truffle oil, and carmelized onions on European bread. Served with locally made chips and mini candy bars.

Hoosier Porkloin
Roasted porkloin with shallot-mustard aioli, field greens, and farm tomatoes on European bread. Served with locally made chips and mini candy bars.

Anchor Bar Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Grilled chicken breast dipped in Buffalo sauce and topped with creamy blue cheese and pickled carrot and celery giardiniera on European bread. Served with locally made chips and mini candy bars.

Autumn Sweet Potato SaladChunks of sweet potato with dried cranberries, scallions, toasted pecans, and goat cheese over field greens with a lemon-shallot vinaigrette. Comes with mini candy bars.
7.00 Add chicken 3.00

Blackberry Duck
Grilled Indiana duck breast with grilled asparagus spears and cippolini onions over field greens with goat cheese, fresh blackberries, and blackberry balsamic dressing. Comes with mini candy bars.

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Stick to Your Ribs Special

Stick to Your Ribs Special

Baby back ribs
Combine Max’s spice rub with Chef Alexa’s smoking skills for lip smackin’ goodness
BBQ chicken
Flavorful pieces of chicken smoked over hickory and finished on-site
Black bean and corn salad
A filling entrée for vegetarians and a great side for everyone else

Copperhead BBQ sauce
Mustard potato salad
Creamy coleslaw
Freshly baked bread with butter
Pesto pasta salad
Crunchy potato chips
Gourmet cookies
Sweet tea
Fruited water
Blue enamelware plates
Stainless steel flatware
Deluxe paper napkins
Disposable cups
Food tent
Buffet tables with covering
Professional service staff
Satisfied guests

Retail Value: 44.00
Summer Special: 22.00

Call Sam at 812.372.9898 to order.

Save 50% on these delicious additions

Hot dogs with buns
Barbecue tofu
Country green beans
Cowboy baked beans
S'more on a stick station

Fine print:

Buffet open for one hour
Subject to date availability
Service must be booked by August 31, 2012
Event must be held on or before September 30, 2012
This offer not valid for events already booked
May not be combined with other special offers
Monday through Friday: 500.00 minimum for service
Saturday: 1500.00 minimum for service
Sunday: 2500.00 minimum for service
Events more than 40 miles from commissary may incur travel fee
Offer not valid at all event locations.
18% service charge added to final invoice