Buffet Dinner Guide


We use local meats and produce as much as possible.




Our Buffet Dinners can be scaled up or scaled down - please ask

so we can design a menu just for you!

  • 2 Stationary Hors d'oeuvres

  • 2 Salads

  • 2 Meat/Poultry/Seafood (50% each)

  • Choice of Potato, Rice or Pasta

  • + 1 Vegetable or Combination of Vegetables

  • Breads & Butter

  • Condiments

  • 2 Desserts

  • Coffee & Tea

  • Buffet Table Decor

We will meet with you to discuss your event, design your menu, arrange any rentals required, discuss the format of the room and design menus around children & special dietary needs while striving to make your event stress free for YOU.



  • Stationary Hors D'oeuvres

  • Leaf Salads

  • Other Salads - Potato, Rice, Pasta, Couscous, Quinoa & Vegetable

  • Potato/Risotto/Rice/Pasta

  • Meat, Poultry & Seafood

  • Vegetarian, Gluten Free & Vegan

  • Vegetables

  • Desserts/Coffee/Tea

  • Late Night Snacks


Other Hors d’oeuvres are available on our Hors d’oeuvres Menu

  • Chafing Dish filled with Gyozas (Japanese Vegetable Dumplings) with Dipping Sauce & Chop Sticks

  • Chafing Dish of Perogies (Potato & Cheddar) with Bacon Bits & Sour Cream

  • Melt in your mouth Pesto Cheese Torte served with Crudities, Baguette & Crackers

  • Chafing Dish of Pineapple glazed Meatballs

  • Smoked Salmon Canapés on Cucumber slices with Sour Cream, Capers & Red Onion

  • Round of baked Brie with Mango Sauce, Baguette and Crackers

  • Mirror of Nova Scotia Smoked Salmon surrounded by Dill Cream Cheese Rosettes, Capers, Red Onion & sliced Baguette

  • Chafing Dish of Pork Satay with Peanut Sauce

  • Singapore Noodles in Chinese Takeout Boxes with Chop Sticks


SALADS - Please Choose Two:

Leaf Salads:

  • Caprese Salad with Basil Pesto and Balsamic Vinegar (please add $1.00)

  • Roasted Beet, toasted Almonds & Pear on mixed Greens in Red Wine Vinaigrette

  • Sweet & Spicy Beets & Red Onion on Baby Greens

  • Strawberry Fields Forever - Mixed Greens, Strawberries, toasted Pecans, Red Onion in our Light Creamy Dressing

  • Strawberry, Feta Cheese & Red Onion Salad

  • Spinach, Pear, Cashews, Bacon, Grapes & Red Onion in Honey Sesame Vinaigrette

  • Surprise Your Taste Buds with a Refreshing Watermelon Salad - Watermelon, Red Onion, Cukes, Feta, Cilantro, Lime Juice, cracked Pepper and Sea Salt (please add $1.00)

  • Panzanella Salad - Tomatoes, Red Onion, Basil, Olives, fresh Mozzarella & Croutons in Balsamic Vinegar Dressing

  • Kale with Pecans, Parmesan & Lemon Sea Salt Dressing

  • Garden Medley with Tomatoes, Cukes, Red Onion & Lemon Poppy Seed Dressing

  • Green Salad with dried Cranberries, Feta & Sunflower Seeds topped with Honey Lemon Dressing

  • Classic Greek with Feta, Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Olives, Red Onion & Romaine

  • Classic Caesar with Parmesan Cheese, Croutons & CU's Caesar Dressing

  • Spinach, Strawberries & Toasted Almonds with Honey Orange Dressing

  • The Best Vegetable Salad with Cucumber, Tomatoes, Green Onion, Jicama & Romaine with Pomegranate Dressing


Other Salads - Potato, Rice, Pasta, Couscous, Quinoa & Vegetable:

  • Chicken & Mango Salad on lightly dressed Mixed Greens (+ $.95)

  • Asparagus Fennel Salad with Orange Slices (please add $1.50)

  • My Sister’s Quinoa Salad with Almonds, Apple, Apricots, Sunflower Seeds, Dried Cranberries, Raisins & Maple Mustard Dressing (please add $.95)

  • Broccoli, Cauliflower, Raisins & Apple Salad (please add $1.20)

  • Pasta Primavera with Basil, Parmesan Cheese & Tomatoes

  • New Wave Potato, Grape Tomato, Corn & Basil Salad in a light Vinaigrette Dressing

  • Traditional Potato Salad with Baby Peas

  • Cu's Fine Cole Slaw

  • Sweet Curried Confetti Couscous (add $.95)



MEATS, POULTRY & SEAFOOD - Please Choose Two

Beef, Lamb & Pork - carved/served at the buffet table:

  • Beef Short Ribs - braised in Red Wine, Garlic & Vegetables

  • Slow Roasted, naturally-raised Nova Scotian Beef  (from Withrow's Rocky Knoll Farm) w/ au Jus Gravy & Horseradish Sauce - carved at the Buffet

  • Beef Bourguignon - French Stew with Button Mushrooms, Red Wine & Brandy

  • Classic Prime Rib infused with Garlic – served with Yorkshire Pudding & au Jus (please add $2.00)

  • Beef Tenderloin Medallions topped with Mushroom Red Wine Sauce (please add $1.95)

  • Cottage Pie (Shepherd’s Pie) made with Ground Beef, Corn & Mashed Potatoes

  • Grilled Nova Scotia Strip Loin Steaks (8 oz,) with Blue Cheese Butter (add $5.00)

  • Grilled Nova Scotia marinated Sirloin Steaks (6 oz) (add $3.00)

  • Curried Lamb with Raita, Mango Chutney & Lime Pickle (please add $3.95)

  • Spiral Ham glazed with sweet Mustard Sauce and assorted bottled Mustards

  • Baked Ham with Pineapple & Mango Chutney Sauce

  • Pork Loin glazed with Apricot Sauce

  • Loin of Pork Dry Rub - roasted - served with Caramelized Onions and CU's Apple Sauce

  • Loin of Pork crusted with Molasses Dijon Glaze

  • Grilled boneless Pork Chops - CU’s Dry Rub & Apple Cranberry Sauce

  • Grilled marinated boneless Nova Scotia Leg of Lamb – served with Mint Jelly (add $4.00)



  • Grilled Quarter Chicken - Valley raised - dry rubbed (+ $2.00)

  • Grilled Breasts of Chicken (b/s) with Mango Cucumber Salsa

  • Thai roasted Chicken Thighs with Lemon Gras, Ginger & Honey

  • Thai Red Curry Chicken on Jasmine Rice

  • Chicken a l’orange – boneless baked until crispy

  • Seared Chicken Breast (s/b) with Cranberry Balsamic Sauce

  • Chicken Pot Pie with Potato Crust

  • Roasted Turkey with Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce & Gravy (add $1.10)

  • Chicken Curry (bone in) - on Basmati Rice with Cucumber Raita & Mango Chutney (+$1.25)

  • Chicken Chasseur or Hunter's Chicken

Cold Meat Trays:

  • Freshly roasted sliced Beef, Turkey & Ham with Condiments


Fish Talk:

  • Salmon Teriyaki Steaks

  • Salmon Fillets baked with Herb Crust

  • Chilled poached Salmon Fillets with Chipotle Lime Sauce

  • Baked Haddock in Mushroom Cream Sauce

  • Grilled Scallop Skewers (6 scallops) with Mango Kiwi Salsa - (add $2.00)

  • Grilled Shrimp Skewers (6 jumbo shrimp) with Mango Kiwi Salsa

  • PREMIUM LOBSTER - any way you like it! - Seasonal Prices

  • Hook, Line & Sinker - Steamed Lobster with warm Butter, Bibs, Picks and Lemon 

  • Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Turf # 1 - Steamed Lobster with grilled Beef Tenderloin 

  • Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Turf # 2 - Steamed Lobster with slow cooked slow roasted N S Beef - served with  Horseradish Sauce 

  • Hook, Line & Sinker - Surf & Coop - Grilled Lobster Tails with grilled Coconut Spicy Chicken Breast 

  • Grilled Lobster Tails with Lemon Butter


  • Grilled Vegetable Spring Rolls with Asian Dip - GF

  • Wild Mushroom Cakes on Baby Greens drizzled with Balsamic Glaze

  • Puttanesca – Spaghetti with Olives, Anchovies, Garlic & Tomatoes - GF Pasta

  • Roasted Vegetable Lasagna with Parmesan White Sauce

  • Bombay Vegetable & Fruit Curry over Basmati Rice - with Poppadum - GF

  • Thai Curry Chicken over Jasmine Rice or Rice Noodles - GF

  • Broccoli, Cauliflower, Raisins & Apple Salad - GF

  • Red Curry Peanut Noodles with Broccoli Flowerets




  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes 

  • Yukon Gold & Sweet Potato Mash

  • Rosemary Roasted Potatoes

  • Baked Potatoes with Chives & Sour Cream                                             

  • Mashed Sweet Potato with Fresh Lime

  • Colcannon (mashed Potato & Cabbage)                 

Risotto, Rice & Pasta:

  • Squash Risotto with baby peas (please add $1.50)

  • Baked Rice Pilaf

  • Buttered Spinach Linguini

  • Parmesan Egg Noodles 

  • Basmati Rice

  • Coconut Wedding Rice    


VEGETABLES - Please Choose One

  • For an additional choice(s) please add $1.50 each per person

  • Maple mashed Turnips

  • Buttered Whole Carrots

  • Sautéed Cabbage with Caraway

  • Roasted Root Vegetables with Rosemary

  • Seasonal Vegetable or a Medley of Seasonal Vegetables

  • Asparagus Spears with Sweet Butter (add $.95)

  • Pan Seared Brussel Sprouts with Toasted Almonds

  • Sautéed Button Mushrooms

  • Sautéed Sugar Snap Peas, Grape Tomatoes & Zucchini with Garlic

  • Sautéed Green Beans w/ Garlic & Thyme

  • Steamed Broccoli with Olive Oil Nut Sauce

  • Vine Ripened Tomatoes – sliced- with Basil Pesto Drizzle

DESSERTS - Please Choose 2"

  • New York Cheesecake with Berries and fresh Whipped Cream

  • Mocha Pudding Cake with French Vanilla Ice Cream

  • Orange Cream Chiffon Cake with Whipped Cream

  • Black Forest Crepes with Breyers Ice Cream, Brandied Cherries and fresh Vanilla Whipped Cream (add $.65)

  • Chocolate Mousse with toasted Almonds and Whipped Cream

  • Chocolate Cherry Trifle (with Cherry Brandy) (add $1.00)

  • Double Chocolate Torte with Raspberries

  • Mini Desserts in CU’s Mini Bowls:

    •     Chocolate Mousse - Glluten Free

    •     Lemon Mousse - Gluten Free

    •     Chocolate Cherry Trifle

    •     Blueberry Cheesecake Martinis

  • Blueberry Cobbler with Whipped Cream - seasonal

  • Brandied Peach Shortcake with Raspberries & Mascarpone (add $.75)

  • Apple Oat Crisp with fresh Whipped Cream

  • Mango Coconut Bread Pudding with Mango Sauce

  • Mango & Raspberry Shortcake with fresh Whipped Cream

  • Apple Strudel with Spiked Sauce

  • Pavlova filled with fresh Fruit and Almond Whipped Cream

  • Strawberry Shortcake Torte with Grand Marnier Whipped Cream - Gluten Free

  • Lovely Selection of Squares & Confections - one plate per dining table - 2 pcs per person

  • Pumpkin Cookies (2 pp) with Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Peach Cobbler with Whipped Cream - seasonal

  • Your Wedding Cake or Special Occasion Cake served with our Raspberry Coulis and Whipped Cream

Dark Roast Coffee & brewed Orange Pekoe Tea is included.

Herbal Teas are available at $1.95 - ask about our selection.

For Weddings or any event that includes children we offer Children's Beach Buckets filled with CU's Chicken Strips, Raw Veggies 'n Dip, Small Toys, Cookies, Potato Chips, Fruit & Juice Paks, Napkins & Ketchup at ...$18.95. 

Children’s buffet dinners are at $18.95 (under 10 years of age).

LATE NIGHT SNACKS can be Asian Noodles in Asian Takeout Boxes, a Tacos Bar or just about anything you like - we’d love to hear your ideas!  Plus there are more great ideas on our Hors d’oeuvres Menu.

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Our kitchen facility is located at 604 Hwy. 2, Building #2, Elmsdale, Nova Scotia B2S 1A7
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