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These packages were designed for the budget conscience bride. Our packages include the food (menus listed below), linens for guest tables (brides color choice), China, Silverware, Water Glass, Beverage Glass, Linen Napkin, Appropriate Service Staff, Chef, Banquet Captain, Cake Cutting, Chafing Dishes, Serving Pieces, Set Up (2 hours prior) and Clean Up. Based on a 4 hour reception.


Package Menu #1 ($45 Per person)

Cocktail Hour

Choice of Two Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Poached Shrimp Cocktail in Shot Glass with Horseradish Gazpacho

Virginia Peanut Chicken Skewers with Peanut Dip

Achiote Marinated Beef Tenderloin in Tortilla Cup with Green Chili Pesto and Corn Relish

Brie & Caramelized Onion Tarts with Fig Jam

Fresh Fruit Skewers with Mint Drizzle

or a Stationary Display of

Fresh Sliced Fruit, Domestic & Imported Cheeses, with Assorted Crackers

Dinner Buffet

Braised Italian Beef Brisket

Honey Rosemary Grilled Chicken Breast

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Buttered Green Beans

Garden Salad with Seasonal Vegetables, Dried Fruit, Sliced Almonds, with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Assorted Fresh Rolls and Herb Butter


Non-Alcoholic Beverages:

Iced Tea, Lemonade, and Ice Water


Package Menu #2 ($40 Per person)

Cocktail Hour

Choice of Two Passed Hors D’oeuvres

Corn Hushpuppies with Cajun Dip

Blacked Chicken Skewers with Citrus Cremma

Oyster Po Boy Cups with Shaved Lettuce, Tomatoes, and Remoulade

Shredded Beef and Manchego Cheese Taquitos

Dirty Rice Fritters


Buffet Dinner

House Smoked Pulled Pork BBQ

Braised BBQ Brisket

Southwestern Black Beans

BBQ Sauce, Hot Sauce, and Dinner Rolls

Pineapple Coleslaw

Mini Cornbread Muffins


Non-Alcoholic Beverages:

Ice Tea, Lemonade, and Ice Water



Traditional menus


Cocktail Hour Display

45 minutes to 1 hour prior to reception

Crab Dip Display $8 per person

Butler’s piping hot crab dip with artisan bread, served alongside a cheese board including house-made savory cheese cakes, assorted domestic and imported cheeses, and a lavish display of various fresh fruits with a honey coconut cream dipping sauce.

Butler’s Bacon Bar $11 per person

Bacon Served 4 Ways. Skewered house-smoked bacon, marinated for 24 hours in Bloody Mary, garlic, bourbon, brown sugar and Teriyaki sauce. Smoked pork belly served with Dijonnaise, bourbon pecan and smoked tomato dipping sauces. Crispy fried bacon and chocolate dipped bacon

Antipasti Bar $10 per person

Large assortment of pickled vegetables, olives, and peppers with crackers, crispy thin bread sticks, breads. With assorted meats and marinated cheeses all set up in the old-fashioned New York style farmers market look, great for outdoor or indoor weddings with the rustic appeal

Raw Bar & Seafood Bar $12 per person

Lavish display of raw oysters, cooked oysters, crawfish, clams, mussels, poached shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon & ceviche, served with horseradish gazpacho, spiced Dijon sauce, shallot mignonette, caper cocktail sauce and dill cream


Passed Hors D’oeuvres For Cocktail Hour Only

  • Choose 3 $9 per person
  • Choose 4 $12 per person
  • Choose 5 $14 per person
  • Poached Shrimp Cocktail in Shot Glass with Horseradish Gazpacho
  • Butler’s Crab Cake with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
  • Mini Beef Wellington with Sweetened Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Beef Carpaccio on Crostini with Coriander Horseradish Sauce and Crispy Leeks
  • Chicken Cordon Blue Pinwheels with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce
  • Bacon Wrapped Chicken Tenderloin with Smoked Tomato Chipotle Sauce
  • Anti Pasti Skewers — Kalamata Olives, Feta Stuffed Peppers, Sun Dried Tomatoes, Capicola, with Smoked Onion Vinaigrette
  • Brie and Caramelized Onion Tarts with Fig Jam
  • Fresh Tomato and Mozzarella Served Skewered on Pipettes Filled with Sweetened Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Tomato and Caramelized Onion Tarts with Smoked Gouda


Heavy Hors D’Oeuvres for Reception

  • Choose 5 $21 per person
  • Choose 6 $24 per person


  • Mini Chicken Cordon Bleu with Purple Potato and Asparagus Topped with Whole Grain Mustard Sauce
  • Chicken Skewers with Virginia Peanut Dipping Sauce
  • Marinated Chicken Kabobs


  • Mini Beef Wellington with Purple Potatoes and Green Bean Topped with Mushroom Demi Glace
  • Marinated Beef Kabobs
  • Achiote Marinated Beef Tenderloin in Tortilla Cups with Corn Relish and Green Chili Pesto


  • Mini Monte Cristo
  • Bourbon Glazed Ham on Mini Sweet Potato Biscuits
  • Pork and Apple Wellington with Roasted Potato and Sugar Snap Peas
  • Chorizo and Manchengo Empanadas


  • Tuna Tartare “fork”
  • Poached Shrimp Cocktail in Mini Shot Glasses with Horseradish Gazpacho
  • Salmon and Spinach en Crute with Dill Hollandaise
  • Seared Crab Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
  • Lobster and Brie Risotto Fritters
  • Bacon Wrapped Scallop with Bloody Mary BBQ Sauce
  • Oyster Rockefeller
  • Lobster Newburg in Mini Puff Pastry Shells


  • Truffle Risotto Fritters
  • Endive Scoops with Maytag Blue Cheese Mousse
  • Tricolor Tortellini Skewers with Pesto Cream
  • Black Bean Empanadas
  • Sweet Potato, Goat Cheese, and Honey Empanadas
  • Caprese on Mini Pipettes with Sweetened Balsamic Vinegar
  • Fresh Fruit and Berry Pipettes with Raspberry Vodka Sauce



1 Entrée $25 per person or choose 2 Entrées for $30 per person

Choice of Entrée, Vegetable, Starch, and Salad. *All buffets come with artisan rolls and herb butter.

Entrée Options

  • Garlic Rubbed Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Wild Mushroom Au Jus
  • Jerk Marinated Pork Rib Eye with Apple Chutney
  • Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast with Grain Mustard Glaze
  • Crab Stuffed Dover Sole with Dill Hollandaise
  • Mimosa Poached Salmon with Citrus Salsa
  • Sweet Potato Enchilada with Black Bean Sauce, Avocado Creme, and Smoked Corn Relish
  • Portobello, Goat Cheese, and Roasted Red Pepper Wellington

Vegetable Options

  • Buttered French Green Beans
  • Seasoned Sugar Snap Peas
  • Assorted Roasted Vegetables
  • Smoked Corn Succotash
  • Grilled Asparagus *$1 extra
  • Truffled Brussels Sprouts *$1 extra

Starch Options

  • Oven Roasted Potatoes
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin
  • Lemon Basil Orzo with Grape Tomatoes

Salad Options

  • Garden Salad – Baby Greens with Sliced Almonds, Dried Fruits, Seasonal Vegetables, Tossed with Citrus Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Spinach Salad – Fresh Baby Spinach, Maytag Blue Cheese, Fresh Strawberries, Candied Walnuts, Cucumbers, and Sweet Onion Vinaigrette
  • Traditional Caesar Salad with Romaine Lettuce, Shaved Grana Pandano Cheese, House-Made Croutons and Parmesan Chips



Pasta station $7 per person

Choice of Fettuccine, Orecchiette, or Farfalle Pasta, Topped with Bacon Carbonara Sauce or Roasted Red Pepper Marinara. Served with Parmesan Cheese, Baby Grape Tomato, Fresh Broccoli, Baby Carrots, and Spinach

Butler’s Mac & Cheese Bar (requires 1 chef minimum) $7 per person

Cooked to order. With Choice of Toppings:

Shaved Parmigiano-Reggiano Cheese, Goat Cheese, Maytag Blue Cheese, Aged Cheddar Cheese, Ham, Bacon, Sausage, Salsa, Spinach, Broccoli, Caramelized Onion,  Scallions, Fresh Tomato, Basil, and Toasted Bread Crumbs

  • choose 2 premium toppings for $3 more
    Brie Cream, Smoked Gouda, Crab, Lobster, House-Made Chorizo, Steak, or Shrimp


Plated Dinners

Choice of 2 Entrees and 1 Vegetarian $33 per person

Menu I

Prosciutto wrapped chicken breast with root vegetable mash, and broccolini topped with Indian butter. Served with dinner rolls and a garden salad composed of seasonal vegetables, toasted almonds, dried fruit, and balsamic vinaigrette.

Menu II

Achiote marinated pork tenderloin over green chili hash browns and topped with corn relish, finished with an orange glaze. Served with dinner rolls and Caesar salad with shaved radicchio, house made croutons and Parmesan chips

Menu III

Crab stuffed Dover Sole with caper butter, dill risotto and haricot verts. Served with dinner rolls and spinach salad with mandarin oranges, fresh strawberries, Maytag Blue Cheese, sliced almonds, cucumbers, and onions dressed with red wine vinaigrette

Menu IV

Seared scallops over wilted spinach, black bean and sweet potato hash, and pernod butter. Served with dinner rolls and seasonal kale salad

Menu V

Grilled beef tenderloin medallions over horseradish purple potatoes, grilled asparagus, and red wine demi glace. Served with dinner rolls and a spinach salad composed of mandarin oranges, fresh strawberries, Maytag Blue Cheese, sliced almonds, cucumbers, onions, dressed with red wine vinaigrette

Menu VI

Marinated Portabella Napoleon stuffed with goat cheese, fire roasted red peppers, herb polenta, and finished with a sun dried tomato cream sauce. Served with dinner rolls and garden salad composed of seasonal vegetables, toasted almonds, dried fruit, and balsamic vinaigrette



Recommended number of staff members @ $100 each for Richmond Metro area. $150 each for Williamsburg, Charlottesville, and North of Fredericksburg.

We recommend 1 staff member per 25 guests, in addition we require a 2 chef minimum for all events.

Bartenders are available in addition at staff rate.



Table Cloths $20 each

Tents starting at $900

Also available

  • china plates, silverware, napkins
  • chairs, covers with sashes, tables
  • floral centerpieces
  • glassware
  • fountains
  • customized menus



Standard Beverages $3 per person

Pomegranate Lemonade, Iced Tea, Water, Ice, and Condiments

Bulk Sodas & Mixers $4 per person (when guest provides liquor)

Sprite, Coke, Diet Coke, water, cranberry juice, orange juice, tonic, other mixers available upon request

Beer & Wine $12 per person

Choice of 2 beers (Miller Lite, Budweiser, Bud Lite, Corona, Heineken, Amstel Light & Yeungling), red and white wine, abc license

Add-on: Liquor $5 per person

Vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and bourbon with sodas and juice mixers, includes glassware.

Add-on: Signature Drink $3 per person

House-made Sangria $5 per person

Champagne Toast $3 per person, includes glassware


Full Customization

Butler’s Unique Catering specializes in unique events. These sample menus are meant to give you an idea of offerings and prices, but your event is can be fully custom, and we will work with you to perfect your vision.

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