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Dinner Buffet

UMD Catering Dinner Buffet Menus

**While UMD takes great care in keeping some of our products gluten friendly, they are prepared in a common kitchen, which is not a gluten free environment.**

GF: Gluten-Friendly* DF: Dairy-Free Veg: Vegetarian V: Vegan



(A Minimum of 25 Guests Please)

Includes: Beverage Service, Dinner Rolls, and Light Weight Dishes and Linen Napkins & Table Cloths

*Please See Our Bakery & Dessert Menu to add Dessert to Your Meal

Please Note: In Order to Guarantee Service We Require Two Weeks Notice for Dinner Buffet Requests if Possible



Tier One Buffet – One entrée choice, one side dish, one vegetable and one salad choice

$19.00 Each


Tier Two Buffet – Two entrée choices, one side dish, one vegetable and one salad choice

$26.00 Each


Tier Three Buffet – One entrée choice, one carved choice, one side dish, one vegetable and two salad choices

$32.00 Each


Salad Options:

House Salad, Mixed Greens w/Sliced Cucumbers, Grape Tomatoes, Sliced Red Onions-GF, DF, Veg, V w/Fresh Dressings Ranch-GF, Veg, Catalina-GF, DF, Veg, Italian-GF, DF, Veg

North Shore Salad with (Mixed Greens, Wild Rice, Craisins)-GF, DF, Veg, V and Raspberry Vinaigrette-GF, DF, Veg

Apple, Grape & Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing-GF, Veg

Balsamic Marinated Tomato, Cucumber and Feta with Mixed Greens-GF, Veg

Italian Pasta Salad-Veg

Caesar Salad-Veg


Entrée Choices:

Cheese Tortellini in an Alfredo Sauce-Veg

House made Italian Lasagna

Wild Rice Stuffed Lake Superior Whitefish with a Cognac-Cranberry Cream Sauce-Veg

Brown Sugar and Maple Grilled Pacific Salmon with Toasted Pecans-GF, Veg

Seared Lake Superior Lake Trout with an Asiago-Lemon Cream Sauce-GF, Veg

Grilled Chicken Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction-GF

Rotisserie Fired Southwestern Chicken Quarters-GF

Breaded Chicken Dijon

Thyme Crusted Roasted Pork Loin with Brandy Apple Chutney-GF

Porketta Seasoned Slow Roasted Pork Served with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto-GF

Sliced Roast Beef Marinated in Fresh Herbs & Garlic with a Burgundy Mushroom Cream Sauce-GF  


Carved Options:

Slow Roasted Herb & Horseradish Crusted Prime Rib-GF, DF with Au Jus-DF

Beef Wellington with Veal Glace

Baron of Beef with Relish Tray (150 person minimum)

Herb Roasted Turkey with Lingonberry Jam-GF, DF

Wild Rice Stuffed Roasted Pork Loin with Craisin Cream Sauce-


Side Dish Options:

Cranberry Scented Wild Rice Pilaf-GF, DF, Veg, V

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes-GF, Veg

Herb Roasted Baby Reds-GF, Veg

Au Gratin Potatoes-Veg

Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes-GF, Veg

Cheddar Infused Duchess Potatoes-GF, Veg

Truffled Macaroni and Cheese-Veg


Vegetable Options:

University of Minnesota Farm Fresh Chef’s Medley (seasonal availability)

Green Beans and Roasted Peppers-GF, Veg

Dilled Carrots-GF, Veg

Steamed Broccoli-GF, Veg

Asparagus with Hollandaise-Veg



**All prices and menu items are subject to change without notice. Please see policy page for applicable service fees


UMD Catering Services/125 Kirby Student Center/218-726-7177