Catering

The Cookery is a one-stop shop for all of your catering needs!  We cater large events off-site all over the Central Illinois area and we can even host small events up to 50 at our venue in Morton.  Let us cater your wedding, rehearsal dinner, or baby shower today!

We also can provide hassle-free drop and go catering and even come to your house and cook for a special group that you are hosting in your home. 

Need a cake or baked goods for your party?  The Cookery can provide cakes, cookies, or gourmet cupcakes for any special event.


The Cookery’s Catering Menu

Lunch Sandwich Buffet

$16 per person and includes Kettle chips and an assorted cookie tray. Drinks available at an additional charge. Any of our dinner options are also available for lunch, just ask about pricing! (Pick only one main option to discount price to $14) This buffet is available for 15 more people. Less than 15 we will customize your buffet!

Choose One Cold Tray

  • Fresh Fruit Display
  • Vegetable Crudité with Ranch Dip
  • Domestic Cheeses with Crackers, and Grapes

Choose One Salad

  • Tossed Salad with Vegetable Toppings, Ranch & Italian
  • Vegetable Penne Pasta Salad
  • Cucumber Vinegar Salad
  • Broccoli Cauliflower Salad
  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Black Bean & Corn Salsa w/ Chips
  • Traditional Hummus with Naan

Choose Two Main Lunch Options

  • Chicken Salad Croissant or Wrap
  • Veggie Ranch Pizza
  • Turkey Bacon & Swiss Croissant or Wrap
  • Ham & Swiss on Wheat, Dijon Mayo
  • Sausage & Bell Pepper Bread
  • Ham & Cheese Stromboli
  • Broccoli Cheddar Stromboli
  • Roast Beef & Cheddar on Onion Roll, Horseradish Mayo
  • Veggie Wrap or Sandwich
  • Southwest Chicken Wrap or Salad
  • Spinach Salad with Mushrooms, Eggs, Onion and Bacon Vinaigrette
  • Chef Salad with Ranch
  • Cobb Salad with Bleu Cheese or Ranch
  • Spring Greens with Balsamic, Strawberries, Nuts and Parmesan
  • Greek Salad with Feta and Vinaigrette
  • Soup Option (chili, minestrone, tomato basil, broccoli cheddar, loaded potato, beer cheese, cream of mushroom or chicken noodle)

Italian Feast Buffet

$20 per person and includes a variety of garlic breads and assorted desserts.  Drinks available at an additional charge.

Choose One Cold Tray

  • Fresh Fruit Display with Yogurt Dip
  • Vegetable Crudité with Ranch Dip
  • Domestic Cheeses with Sliced Meats, Crackers, and Grapes

Choose One Salad

  • Tossed Salad with Vegetable Toppings, Ranch & Italian
  • Vegetable Penne Pasta Salad
  • Caesar Salad with Croutons
  • Vegetable Panzanella Bread Salad
  • White Bean Herb Salad

Pick 1 Entree, 1 Starch, and 1 Vegetable

  • Entree – *Choose 2 entrees for additional $2 per person*

    • Sliced Italian Sausages
    • Chicken Parmesan
    • Herb Roasted Chicken Breast
    • Chicken Marsala
    • Chicken Breast in Dijon Cream
    • Meat & Cheese Lasagna
    • Pork & Beef Meatballs Marinara
  • Starches

    • Pasta Marinara Bake
    • Herb Roasted Red Skin Potatoes
    • 3 Cheese Tortellini
    • Alfredo
    • Roasted Garlic Mash
  • Vegetables

    • Italian Green Beans w/ Bacon
    • Green Beans Almondine
    • Green Beans with Pecans and Dried Cherries
    • Parsley Buttered Carrots
    • Vegetable Medley with Herb Butter

Hickory BBQ Buffet

$21 per person. Includes sandwich rolls, sweet and spicy BBQ sauces, corn bread muffins and assorted desserts.  Drinks available at an additional charge.

Choose One Cold Tray

  • Fresh Fruit Display with Yogurt Dip
  • Vegetable Crudité with Ranch Dip
  • Domestic Cheeses with Sliced Meats, Crackers, and Grapes

Choose One Cold Salad

  • Tossed Salad with Vegetable
  • Toppings, Ranch, Italian & French
  • House Made Cole Slaw
  • Bacon Ranch Cheddar Potato Salad
  • Mustard Red Skin Potato Salad
  • Broccoli Cauliflower Raisin Salad

Pick 1 Meat Entree and 2 Sides

  • Meats – *Add a 2nd meat for an additional $3 per person*

    • Smoked Pulled Pork
    • Smoked Pulled Chicken
    • Brown Sugar Shredded Beef
    • Smoked Turkey
    • Fire Roasted Chicken Thighs
  • Sides

    • Jalapeno Corn Mac n Cheese
    • Brown Sugar Baked Beans
    • Potato Chip Mac n Cheese
    • Cinnamon Apples
    • Seasoned Steak Fries
    • Green Beans
    • Maple Glazed Carrots
    • Buttered Corn
    • Succotash

Homestyle Buffet

$20 per person. Includes a variety of rolls and assorted desserts.  Drinks available at an additional charge.

Choose One Cold Tray

  • Fresh Fruit Display with Yogurt Dip
  • Vegetable Crudité with Ranch Dip
  • Domestic Cheeses with Sliced Meats, Crackers, and Grapes

Choose One Cold Salad

  • Tossed Salad with Vegetable
  • Toppings, Ranch, Italian & French
  • Waldorf Salad
  • Jello Salad
  • Bacon Ranch Cheddar Potato Salad
  • Mustard Red Skin Potato Salad
  • Broccoli Cauliflower Raisin Salad

Pick 1 Entree, 1 Starch, and 1 Vegetable

  • Entrees – *For 2 meats add $3 per person*

    • Meatloaf
    • Rolled Beef Au Jus
    • Pot Roast
    • Glazed Ham
    • Herb Roasted Butter Chicken
  • Starches

    • Mashed Potatoes with Gravy (white or dark)
    • Mac n Cheese
    • Wild Rice Blend
    • Au Gratin Potatoes
    • Herb Roasted Potatoes
  • Vegetables

    • Green Beans
    • Maple Glazed Carrots
    • Buttered Corn
    • Vegetable Medley
    • Beans Almondine

Hors D’oeuvres Buffet

$23 per person. Drinks and desserts available at an additional charge.

Choose One Cold Tray

  • Fresh Fruit Display with Yogurt Dip
  • Vegetable Crudité with Ranch Dip
  • Domestic Cheeses with Sliced Meats, Crackers, and Grapes

Choose One Dip

  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip (choice of Toasted Bread or Tortilla Chips)
  • Crab Dip with Tortilla Chips
  • Pepperoni Pizza Dip w/ Crostini
  • Cold Shrimp Cocktail Dip with Crackers
  • Buffalo Chicken Dip with Tortilla Chips
  • 7 Layer Taco Dip with Tortilla Chips

Pick Four Hors D’oeuvres

  • Sweet Potato Phyllo Tartlet
  • Butternut Squash Potstickers with Soy Dipping Sauce
  • House Fried Chips with Smoky Aioli
  • Potato Skins filled with Cheese, Bacon, and Scallions
  • Cream Cheese & Bacon Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Meatballs – Sweet BBQ, Chipotle, Marinara, Swedish, or Teriyaki
  • Feta Bruschetta
  • Cold Cut Mini Sandwiches with Assorted Sauces
  • Pork Potstickers with Soy Dipping Sauce
  • Cracked Pepper Turkey Mini Sandwiches
  • Peanut Satay or Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
  • Roasted Chicken Rollups
  • Turkey Bacon Ranch Rollups
  • Goat Cheese Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers
  • Boneless Wings – Buffalo, Sweet BBQ, or Chipotle
  • Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Cups
  • Cranberry Almond Chicken Salad Croissants
  • Pepperoni Pizza Rolls
  • Caprese Skewers
  • Sausage and Pepper Bread
  • Beef Sliders with Bacon, Cheddar, and Ranch Sauce
  • Pulled Pork Sliders
  • Crab Rangoon with Sweet & Sour Sauce
  • Beef Wellingtons (extra $1 per person)
  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail (extra $2 per person)

Drink Menu

Priced to serve 75 servings.  We can adjust to serve more or less if necessary. All drinks will be served in bulk hollowware unless a bartender is requested.  The cost for a bartender is $35 per hour for a minimum of 3 hours.

Hot Beverages For 75

  • Mulled Apple Cider (N/A)  $125
  • Coffee Bar w/ Assorted Creams  and Coffees $125

Cold Beverages for 75

  • *Non-alcoholic
  • Cherry Limeade / Flavored Lemonades $100 each
  • Iced Tea / Lemonade  $75 each