Ivy's Simply Homemade

Call Us 860.442.8646
316 Boston Post Road, Waterford, CT, 06385

HOURS: Monday- Friday 10-7 • Saturday 10-4:30
Closed Sunday

Welcome to Ivy’s Catering

where your story begins…

Weddings to family gatherings, showers to graduations, we  are here to make your vision a reality. From thought to finish we will guide you through the details and be by your side on your special day! Our professional, personable team is one you can count on to help orchestrate a memorable experience.

Take a peek at a few of our sample menus below, then contact us for your personalized menu.

Phone: 860.449.2022  Email: ivyshomemade@gmail.com

Backyard Wedding

After “I Do”

 Stationary Table

Individual Crudités with Creamy Sundried Tomato Dip
Huntsman Cheddar, Fruit-topped Brie, Smoked Gouda,
Bleu Cheese Roulade with Basil and Sundried Tomatoes,
Seasonal Fresh Fruit and Crackers

Warm Red Pepper and Pepperoncini with Buttered Crostini

Dinner Buffet 
Romaine and Spinach with Shaved Parmesan,
Strawberries, Toasted Pecans and Lemon Basil Vinagrette
Green Bean Salad with Feta and Chunky Tomato Dressing
Smashed Red Potatoes with Chive Butter
BBQ Grilled Chicken Fresh Off the Grill
Garlic-Rubbed Flank Steak with Chipotle Aioli
Honey Cornbread and Parker House Rolls with Whipped Butter



 A Simply Decorated Buttercream Wedding Cake
Coffee and Tea Bar


Summer Dinner Stations

Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

Parmesan Stuffed Mushrooms
Grilled Chicken Tacos with Tequila Slaw
Mini Hot Buttery Lobster Rolls with Fresh Lemon ​
Baked spring rolls ​with Mae Ploy​

Braised Short Ribs Wrapped with Bacon and Red Pepper

Dinner Stations

 Pasta Shop

Penne with House-made Marinara
Bowtie with Asparagus Tips,
Sundried Tomatoes and Basil Pesto
Bowls of Parmesan and Crushed Red Pepper

Artisan Breads Whipped Salted Butter
and Rosemary Olive Oil

The Main Dish

Roasted Herb and Lemon Chicken
over Sauteed Tomato and Spinach

Wild and Brown Rice Salad with Green Onion

Farmer’s Market

Red Quinoa with Strawberries, Arugula and Feta Salad
Grilled Seasonal Vegetables with Fresh Herbs
Baby Greens with Apples, Candied Pecans, Dried Cranberries Honey Balsamic Vinaigrette

As the Celebration Continues…
Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Vanilla Bean, Chocolate and Strawberry Ice Cream
Maraschino Cherries, Heath Bar Crunch,
Crumbled Oreos, 
Chopped Walnuts,
and Rainbow Sprinkles

Hot Fudge and Caramel Sauce
Whipped Cream

Fall Wedding

While Your Guests Mingle… 
Harvest Table

Wine-Spiked Cinnamon Cranberry Jam over Warm Brie
Assorted Cheeses with Fresh Fruit
Baked Onion and Parmesan Dip
Wheat, Butter Crackers and Crusty Bread

Passed Hors D’Oeuvres

Pear and Honey and Whipped Feta on Crostini
Apple Whiskey Chicken Meatballs with ​Bar-B-Que Sauce
Bacon and Gouda Tartlet with Caramelized Onion ​

First Course

Mixed Greens with Roasted Apples, Butternut Squash
and Red Onion

Maple-Cider Vinaigrette
Freshly Baked Bread with Whipped Butter

Predetermined Entrée

Bistro Filet with Bourbon Demi Glace
Stuffed Chicken with Pumpkin Bread and Amaretto Sauce
Shrimp and Scallop Stuffed Sole with a Lobster Cream Sauce
Accompanied by
Brown Butter Haricot Verts with Blistered Grape Tomatoes
Whipped Garlic Mashed Potatoes

As the Celebration Continues…

Seasonal Pies with Whipped Cream
Freshly Brewed Coffee and a Selection of Teas

Wedding Wire Couples' Choice Award 2017
Weddingwire Couple's Choice Award 2016
Sin título

Bridal Brunch

Zesty Bloody Mary Bar Celery Stalks, Spiced Bacon Strips, Stuffed Olives, Baby Gherkins,
Lemon and Lime Wedges

French Toast Bake Layered with Cream Cheese and Fresh Fruit Pure Maple Syrup

Quiche Trio
Caramelized Onion with Gruyere, Traditional Quiche Lorraine, Roasted Vegetable with Cheddar

Skillet Potatoes
with Peppers and Onions Seasonal Fresh Fruit Salad
Baby Spinach and Sliced White Mushrooms, Sweet Onion Dressing

Lemon Cookies
Petite Cupcakes

Holiday Party

Passed Hors d’Ouevres
Crab Cakes with Chipotle Aioli
Classic Shrimp Cocktail
Rustic Mushroom Pizza Slices
Baked French Onion Soup Bites
Sweet Potato Rounds with Maple Cream Cheese and Cranberry

Dinner Buffet
Carved Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine Shallot Marmalade
Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with Cranberry Chutney
Warm Corn Pudding
Arugula, Toasted Pecans, Parmesan Curls ​Tossed in aPomegranate Vinaigrette
Artisan Breads with Whipped Butter

House-made Brown Butter Pound Cakes
Guests to Top with… Whipped Cream, Sweet Ricotta, Shaved Chocolate, Macerated Berries, Lemon Curd and Chopped Pecans Freshly Brewed Coffee and Hot Tea

Office Lunch
Delivered Locally

Whole Wheat Wraps
Roast Beef, Cheddar Cheese, Roasted Red Peppers, Romaine with Chipotle Mayo
Sliced Turkey, Brie, Apples, Spinach with Honey Mustard
Chicken Salad with Cranberries, Apples and Romaine Balsamic Roasted Vegetables, Spinach and Crumbled Goat Cheese

Orzo Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash, Baby Spinach, and Red Onion
Garden Salad, Honey Balsamic Dressing

Mini Desserts
Assorted Seasonal Bars, Homemade Brownies and Cookies