Sample Menu for a Delicious Prom Meal

Here comes the fun part of planning your meal: choosing the menu! Once you’ve decided the dinner option you want: sit-down, buffet, family style or hors d’oeuvres, then you can select your menu. The caterer or restaurant you’ve hired will usually have set menus that you can choose from. To give you an idea of your menu options, we’ve collected sample menus for the four main types of dinners.

Bon Appetit!

Sit-Down Dinner
Hors D’oeuvres (Served for one hour, butler style)
Chef’s Assorted Hot and Cold Hors D’oeuvres
5-Hour Open Soda Bar

Appetizer (Choice of one)
Fresh Fruit Melange
French Onion Soup
Penne Rigate with Marinara Sauce
Traditional Tossed Salad with House Dressing

Entrée (Choice of two)
Pasta Primavera
Chicken Cutlet Parmigiana
Sliced Roast Top Sirloin
Breast of Chicken Française
Roast Prime Rib of Beef

Accompaniments (Choice of two)
Honey Glazed Carrots
Corn O’Brien
Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes
Baked Potato
Rice Pilaf

Dessert (Choice of one)
Ice Cream Sundae
Chocolate Mousse
Strawberry Shortcake
Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea – UPON REQUEST

Buffet Style

Entrée (Choice of two)
Chicken Dijon
Carved Roast Beef or Turkey
Fried Chicken
Fettucine Alfredo
Stuffed Pork Chops
Baked Herb Chicken

Vegetables (Choice of two)
Buttered Corn or Cauliflower
Steamed Broccoli
Green Beans
Honey Carrots
Vegetable Medley

Accompaniments (Choice of two)
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Rice Pilaf
Buttered Noodles
Cole Slaw
Fresh Fruit

Dessert (Choice of one)
Peach or Apple Cobbler
Assorted Pies
Ice Cream

Includes Breads, Coffee, Lemonade and Iced Tea

Family Style

Appetizers (Choice of one)
Tossed Salad with House Dressing

Entrée (Choice of two)
Sliced Sirloin of Beef
Stuffed Pork Loin
Chicken Cordon Bleu
Chicken Marsala
Roast Turkey

Vegetables (Choice of one)
Green Beans
Peas with Mushrooms
Glazed Carrots
Buttered Corn

Accompaniments (Choice of one)
Mashed Potatoes
Steamed Potatoes
Rice Pilaf
Includes Dinner Rolls and Butter, Soft Drinks, Milk, Coffee and Tea
Hors D’oeuvres
Hot Hors d’oeuvres
Meatballs – Sweet & Sour or Swedish
Ham Balls in Pineapple Sauce
Stuffed Mushrooms
Parmesan Chicken Bites
Cold Hors d’oeuvres
Fresh Vegetable Basket with Dill Dip
Cheese Board
Cheese & Relish Kabobs
Shrimp Cocktail Spread
Cheddar Bacon Cheese Spread
Boursin Cheese Spread
Chile Con Queso
Layered Taco Dip
Antipasto Platter
Open Face Sandwiches
Shrimp Platter
Fresh Fruit Tray
Watermelon Basket

Let us know about your prom meal and check out our table decorating tips for the next step in your prom or banquet planning.

One response to “Sample Menu for a Delicious Prom Meal

  1. I think this is a wonderful idea, especially for the early pre-planning stages for prom. Thank you for this excellent tool!

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