Sample Menus

Sweetwater’s catering coordinators can help you to customize the perfect menu for your event and your budget. Below are a few samples that have been customized. Please note that this is just a sample of our Sweetwater Branch Inn Full Menu (PDF) Feel free to contact us to find out what else our chef and staff can dish up for your gathering. Dietary, vegetarian, or special request menus are also available.

Sample Special Event Menus

Sample Brunch Buffet

Light Hors d’oeuvres

Assorted Mini Quiches

Bite-Sized Quiche Lorraine and Spinach Quiche

Three Cheese Presentation

with Cheddar, Swiss and Pepper Jack Cheeses

Seasonal Fruit Presentation

the Finest Selection of Fresh Fruit

Brunch Buffet Stations

Oven Roasted Turkey Breast and Honey Baked Spiral Ham on a Carving Station

Served with Mini Cheese Biscuits, Honey Mustard and Cranberry-Mayonnaise

Fresh Baked Muffins and Scones

Served with Fresh Whip Cream and Strawberry Jam

Poached Salmon

With Capers, Finely Chopped Onions and Creamy Dill Sauce

Blanched Asparagus and Steamed Haricot Verts

Garnished with Roasted Red Peppers, Drizzled in Olive Oil and White Balsamic Vinegar

Ursula’s Stuffed Tomatoes

Spinach Stuffed Plum Tomatoes, Topped with Cheddar Cheese and Oven Baked

Custom Omelet Station

Made to Order Omelets with an Assortment of Topping Choices

Crab Cakes Topped with Garlic Aioli

Sample Lunch Buffet

Light Hors d’oeuvres

Imported Gourmet Cheese Board

Smoked Gouda, Fresh Homemade Mozzarella with Basil and Olive Oil, Double Cream Brie Baked in a Puff Pastry with Caramel Pecan Topping Served with a Red and Green Grapes, Olives, Gourmet Crackers and Fresh Baked Breads

Lunch Buffet Stations

Tender Roast Beef Carve Station

Garlic and Salt Rubbed and Slow Roasted, served with Fresh Rolls, Au Jus Sauce and Zesty Horseradish Sauce

Sweetwater’s Italian Chicken Tenders

with Creamy Pesto, Kalamata Olives and Artichoke Hearts

Creamy Penne Parma Rosa

Penne Pasta Served al Dente with Marinara and Alfredo Sauces

Grilled Tuscan Antipasto Vegetable Platter

A Medley of Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Red Pepper and Yellow Squash Drizzled with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Fresh Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms

Topped with Cheddar Cheese

Sweetwater Fresh Florida Seafood Croquettes

A Sweetwater Favorite Served with a Creamy Garlic Aioli

Sweetwater’s Vegetable Medley Presentation

A Medley of Broccoli, Cauliflower, Carrot, Cucumber and Grape Tomatoes Served with our Signature Homemade Sweetwater Garden Herb Dip

Homemade Italian Focaccia Bread

with Sage and Onion

Sample Heavy Hors d’oeuvres Dinner

Carve Station: Chuck Roast Tender

Char-Grilled Tender Cuts of Beef. Served with Zesty Horseradish Sauce, Joe’s Homemade Steak Sauce and Fresh Baked Rolls

Honey Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders

Marinated in a Honey Mustard, Rolled in Sweet Flakes, Topped with Roasted Pecans and Oven Roasted

London Broil Skewers with Orange-Barbeque Glaze
Grilled Vegetable Antipasto Platter

Marinated Roasted Red Peppers with Grilled Zucchini, Eggplant and Yellow Squash, dressed with Balsamic Vinaigrette

Wild Mushroom Ravioli

with a Sherry Cream Sauce, Topped with Roasted Pine Nuts

Skewered Caprese

with Grape Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella and Basil, Seasoned with Olive Oil, Salt and Pepper

Steamed Vegetable Dumplings

Served with Thai Chili Sauce

Pork Tenderloin Crostinis

Mini Herb Toasts Topped with Boursin Cheese, Caramelized Onions and Thinly Sliced Pork Tenderloin

Homemade Tomato Focaccia

with Light Pomodoro Sauce

Sample Buffet Dinner

Light Hors d’oeuvres

Spicy Chicken Empanadas

Served with Jalapeno Cilantro Crème Fraiche

Cream Cheese Torte

Layers of Roasted Red Pepper, Pesto and Herbed Cream Cheeses, Garnished with Pine Nuts and Roasted Red Peppers, Served with Gourmet Crackers

Stuffed Mushroom Caps with Sage Sausage and Cheddar

Gold Dinner Buffet

Served Chopped Salad

Chopped Romaine and Iceberg Lettuce tossed with Chopped Cucumbers, Blue Cheese, Caramelized Pecans and a Creamy Vinaigrette

On the Buffet Line

Southwestern Chicken

Mojo Marinated and Char-Grilled, Topped with Peppers, Onions and Chorizo Salsa garnished with Shoestring Tortilla Strips

Louisiana Seafood Cakes

Crab, Salmon, Scallops, Shrimp, Peppers and Onions, Served with Cajun Remoulade

Sliced Beef Tenderloin Carve Station

Served with Tarragon Butter

Green Beans Almandine

Delicately Buttered Green Beans with Roasted Almonds

Roasted Red and Sweet Potatoes

Finely Encrusted with Fresh Herbs

Fresh French Bread and Butter

Sample Served Dinner

Passed Light Hors d’oeuvres


Flakey Phyllo Pastry stuffed with Spinach and Cheese

Smoked Salmon Canapés

Smoked Salmon on Pumpernickel Rounds, With Herbed Cream Cheese, Capers and Sprigs of Dill

Champagne Poached Asparagus

Wrapped in Prosciutto

Served Dinner Menu

Served Cushman Salad

Spring Mix with Tossed in a Light Vinaigrette topped with Craisins, Mandarin Oranges and Roasted Sunflower Seeds

Choice of:

Filet Mignon

Grilled Medium Rare, Stuffed with Gorgonzola Cheese

Chicken Pignoli

Fontina Cheese, Sun Dried Tomatoes and Pine Nut Stuffing, Topped with a White Wine Cream Sauce

Steamed Asparagus

with Lemon and Butter

Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
Fresh French Bread and Butter


Sample Dessert Menu of Sweetwater’s Sweets

Apple Pie a la Mode
Traditional Cheesecake

with Seasonal Fruit, Caramel or Chocolate Toppings

Cobbler a la Mode
Apple, Peach or Blackberry
German Chocolate Cake
Hummingbird Cake
Italian Pears Zabaglione

Oven Baked Pears Topped with Italy’s Finest Custard

Mini Key Lime Pie
Bourbon Pecan Brownies
Strawberry Shortcake
Sweet Potato Pie
Chocolate Raspberry Layered Mousse
Joe Joe’s Chocolate Molten Mini Cakes

Topped with French Vanilla Whipped Cream

Tour and Event Price Estimate Appointments

Please contact us to schedule an appointment for a guided tour for your special event. Tours are by appointment only. Tours are scheduled Monday through Friday 9am to 5pm.

Please know that on weekends we are typically not available for tours as we are devoted to the weddings and events at hand. We promise that on your wedding day we will do the same and our focus and dedication will be to the details of your event. We strive to make your dreams a reality!

If you would like to receive event pricing before coming for a tour appointment, please contact us with your event information so we may send you a custom wedding price package.

Thank you!

Tour Request Form

Local: (352) 373-6760
Toll-Free: 1-800-595-7760
E-mail: Use our Contact Form

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