Hot Buffet Lunch Menu

Hot Entrees- Includes 2 Sides and Fresh Breads

Cheese Ravioli- Asiago and Herb Filled Ravioli, Portobello Mushrooms, Leeks, Roasted Tomato Sauce $10

Beef Lasagna/ Vegetarian Lasagna- Fresh Tomato Sauce, Ricotta, Mozzarella $10

Grilled Chicken Penne- Herb Grilled Chicken, Artichokes, Roasted Tomatoes, Penne Pasta, Roasted Garlic-Romano Alfredo Sauce $12

Hungarian Stuffed Peppers- Ground Beef and Rice, Paprika, Garlic, Bell Peppers, Rich Tomato Sauce $12

Cumin-Lime Marinated Chicken- Corn, Roasted Tomato and Black Bean Relish $12

Rosemary Roasted Pork Tenderloin- Red Onion Marmalade, Spiced Apple Compote $12

Parma Chicken- Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast, Lemon Caper Cream $12

Florentine Chicken- Parmesan Breaded Chicken, Smoky Sundried Tomato and Spinach Cream Sauce $12

Al Dente Pot Roast- Tender Pieces of Beef, Rich Tomato Broth, Sweet Onions, Carrots, Rosemary, Garlic $12

Grilled Tilapia- Lemon Pepper Cream Sauce $13

Sliced Beef Tenderloin- Sliced Tenderloin, Root Vegetables, Roasted Garlic, Au Jus $20

Fresh Market Fish- Chefs Choice Fish (based on season and availability) $ Market Price

Sides: Choose 2 (additional sides $2 per person)

-Green Salad- Any salad from the salad menu

-Herb Roasted Red Potatoes

-Long Grain Rice Pilaf with Onions, Peas, and Herbs

-Boursin Cheese Mashed Potatoes

-Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Brown Sugar

-Hot Italian Orzo Salad with Pan Roasted Zucchini, Peppers, Sundried Tomatoes, Feta and Basil

-Asparagus with Sauteed Grape Tomatoes and Sweet Onions

-Baby Green Beans with Smoked Bacon, Onions and Molasses

-Seasonal Vegetable Succotash

-Creamy Tomato Cucumber Salad with Onion

-Fresh Fruit Salad

$10 Soup and Salad- Includes One Soup, One Salad, Crackers

Soups- Al Dente makes all soups from scratch, check with catering to see what the Chefs Choice Soup offerings are for your event day.


California- Mixed Lettuces, Grape Tomato, Fresh Mozzarella, Avocado and Basil Vinaigrette

House- Mixed Greens, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumber, Pickled Red Onions, Ranch Dressing

Strawberry Field- Mixed Lettuces, Strawberries, Toasted Almonds, Feta Cheese, Balsamic Dressing

Fresh Pear- Mixed Lettuces, Sliced Fresh Pears, Candied Pecans, Crumbled Goat Cheese, Balsamic Dressing

Maple Spinach- Baby Spoon Spinach, Blueberries, Toasted Almonds, Feta Cheese, Maple Sherry Vinaigrette

Drinks $1.50 per person- Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Bottled Water

Tea (Sweet, Unsweet, Lemon) $12 Gallon

Desserts- Add an assorted dessert tray to any lunch order for $2 per person

Custom Menus Available just let us know your budget and we will create a menu to fit your needs!

Orders for less than 10 guests may incur a service fee

Serving attendants $20 per hour

 Delivery fee $30

Chef/Owner: Joel Simpler

Phone: 615-942-7349






Breakfast Menu

Continental Breakfast Menu #1

-Assorted Pastries and Muffins

-Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

-Assorted Bagels with Cream Cheeses

-Coffee, Orange Juice, Bottled Water

$10 per person*

 Continental Breakfast Menu #2

-Granola and Yogurt Parfaits

-Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

-Assorted Bagels and Cream Cheeses

-Coffee, Orange Juice, Bottled Water

-Hot Tea Assortment

$10 per person*

Hearty Breakfast Menu

-Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

-Assorted Baked Goods

-Sausage and Bacon

-Egg and Three Cheese Casserole

-Red Potato and Vidalia Onion Hash Browns

-Biscuits and Black Pepper Gravy

-Coffee, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Bottled Water

$12 per person*

al a carte Breakfast Items

These options can be added to any breakfast for an additional $2 per person

-Asparagus and Sweet Onion Fritatta with Fontina Cheese

-Assorted Mini Quiche (Spinach and Roasted Tomato, Ham and Cheese, Three Cheese)

-Sausage, Egg and Cheddar Casserole

-Spinach, Egg and Cheddar Croissant Sándwiches

-Country Ham and Biscuit

*Orders for less than 10 guests may incur a service fee

$20 per hour for serving attendants $30 delivery fee

Chef Joel Simpler Catering Office 615-942-7349

Who Is Looking Out For You?

Did you know that Al Dente Catering produces fresh, all natural, handmade food for you? We believe it is of the utmost importance to look out for your food. With a passion to create and a commitment to quality we strive to use fresh, seasonal heirloom vegetables and herbs from a family farm in Triune. We also source all of our other products from local merchants who believe in our fresh lifestyle. When you choose Al Dente Catering, you choose the best for yourself, your family, and for your local community. Please look for us at neighborhood markets and catering events.