Create the perfect meal to accompany that special moment in your life with catering services provided by the professionals at The Lakes A Wedding and Party Place in Kannapolis, North Carolina. We are equipped to handle all your catering needs for personal and professional events, both large and small. Event planning and coordinating is our passion, and we look forward to serving you in the near future.
With fresh or silk floral services available and a complete line of catering services, our facilities are lavishly landscaped and include venues for all of your functions, including:
Decks & Smoking Patio
Inside Ceremony Site
For your convenience and because of the high demand for our services, we recommend that you reserve the facility at least 6 to 12 months before your event with a security deposit. Every wedding and event is unique; therefore prices may vary based on services requested. Planning the event you dream of can be a reality. Our catering staff is available for all types of special events, such as:
Meatballs in many tasty flavors
Assorted Flavors of Wings
Petite Beef Duxelle en Croute
Assorted Petite Quiche
Beef Steak Hibachi
Mini Phyllo Cups
Mini Vegetable Egg Roll
Chicken Breast Satay
Franks in a Blanket
Petite Quiche Lorraine
Spinach & Cheese Spanikopita
Beef Tenderloin Satay
Assorted Mini Pizzas
Cheese Straw Twists
Mini Dessert Pastries
Fig & Mascarpone Cheese in Phyllo
Asparagus & Asiago Cheese in Phyllo
Raspberry Brie en Croute
Assorted Mini Petite Cakes
Stuffed Mushroom Caps
Mini Crab Cakes
Variety of Cheeses & Crackers
Fruit Display & Dip
Vegetable Display & Dip
Melon Ball (Honeydew, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Pineapple, Strawberry) "You Don't Need Alcohol to Have a Melon Ball"
Fruit Salad in a Martini Glass
Vegetable Medley in a Glass
Chicken Strips with Dip
Meatballs (with choice of sauce)
Franks in a Blanket
Mashed Potatoes in an Ice-Cream Cone
Plus Most Items off of the Appetizer List Can Be Included
These ideas are great for getting your guests to mingle. Remember, the chocolate fountain and the fruit palm tree are a great conversation piece to keep your guests entertained.
The ideas listed above are not messy, and the guest all love something different.
Garden Salad Traditional salad including lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, carrots, and garnished with a cracker stick. Assorted dressings to compliment your salad will be available.
Caesar Salad Salad mixed with croutons and topped with our specialty Caesar dressing.
Mexican Salad Layered in a glass will be shredded lettuce, black beans, corn, and salsa, then sprinkled with shredded cheese. Tortilla chips will garnish the top.
Chicken Salad Our specialty chicken salad in a glass-topped with a few slivered almonds and a slice of bread served on the side. This is a wonderful replacement for chicken salad croissant.
Our House Pasta Salad Either our ranch based pasta or our Italian pasta will be a wonderful addition to your menu
Tomato Soup Shot - our delicious hot tomato soup sprinkled with parsley
Chicken Noodle Shot - a chicken noodle broth mixed with short noodles
French Onion Shot - a warm onion soup mixture topped with mozzarella cheese
Short Plate Ideas
Grilled Chicken, Twice Baked Potato Casserole, Green Beans Start with our house favorite twice baked potato casserole, topped with and flavor of grilled chicken with green beans on the side.
Roast Beef, Rice Pilaf, Carrots Using the ever-popular rice pilaf as the base for tender slices of roast beef with glazed baby carrots on the side.
Ham, Mashed Potatoes, Steamed Broccoli, Asparagus Starting with traditional mashed potatoes followed by slices of our honey baked ham. Steamed broccoli drizzled with melted cheese and tender baby asparagus strips. You may choose to substitute mashed potatoes for our specialty sweet potato crunch.
Hawaiian Grilled Chicken, White Rice, Oriental Stir Fry Fried white rice stacked with our Hawaiian grilled chicken and a slice of pineapple. Oriental vegetables will be on the side, and a wonderful sesame seasoning will top this specialty.
Mexican Wrap, Black Beans, Steak Strips, Salsa, Sour Cream Start with a tortilla shell then stack it with black beans, corn, steak strips, salsa, and sour cream. Any Mexican Food lovers favorite.
Grilled Salmon, Rice Pilaf, Broccoli Spears Rice pilaf topped with grilled salmon. Broccoli spears drizzled in melted cheese will be added to the side. Hollandaise sauce will complement your dish.
Pasta and Marinara Meatballs On a bed of penne pasta enjoy an Italian delight covered in marinara meatballs and sauce
Pasta and Chicken Alfredo On a bed of penne pasta, stacked chicken strips with Alfredo sauce.
Popular Buffet Items
Grilled Chicken Lemon Pepper, Santa Fe, Hawaiian
Pot Roast Cooked in Au Jus with onions, carrots, and potatoes. Served with sauteed peppers and onions or orzo pasta.
Baked Banjo Ham Baked ham with a brown sugar glaze.
Baked Ziti An Italian favorite topped with a blend of cheese.
Beef Tips with Portabella Mushroom Sauce Tender beef tips in sauce.
Sliced Turkey Rotisserie baked and sliced.
Fruit Stuffed Chicken Breast Chicken breast stuffed with a delightful light fruit stuffing.
Honey Pecan Chicken Chicken rolled in a breaded crust topped with honey and pecans then baked.
Glazed Honey Baked Ham A honey-glazed house ham. ~House Favorite~
Carved Turkey with Sliced Apples Sliced turkey with seasoned apples.
Parmesan Chicken Strips with Pasta Tender chicken with sauce and cheese.
Pork Loin Rolled in a special herb mix and baked golden brown.
Buffet also includes two hot vegetables, salad, fresh assorted rolls, punch, tea, and coffee (upon request).
Additional Meat Selections
Classic Chicken Cordon Bleu A pleasing Cordon Bleu in a creamy sauce fixed to perfection.
Roasted Herb Chicken Oven-roasted herb chicken breast with fresh rosemary, oregano, and thyme.
Prime Rib Chef's Pride - only USDA choice.
Cranberry Stuffed Turkey Oven roasted turkey stuffed with a cranberry-pecan stuffing.
Cornish Hens with Apricot Rice Stuffing Elegant Cornish hens stuffed with an incredible apricot-rice stuffing.
Baby Back Ribs Slow-cooked in OUR Special BBQ sauce.
Baked Salmon with Lemon Sauce A perfect salmon steak with a light sauce.
Country Chicken Puff A light baked pastry of chicken and mixed vegetables in a creamy sauce.
Twice Baked Potato Casserole Baked red skin potatoes whipped and blended with a mixture of cheeses and spices.
Parsley Potatoes Classic oven-roasted new potatoes, sauteed in butter and parsley.
Baked Potatoes Potatoes served with your favorite butter, sour cream, bacon bits, and cheese.
Rice Pilaf Rice with mushrooms, red and green peppers, and onions.
Baked Sweet Potato Crunch Whipped sweet potatoes covered with butter, brown sugar, and pecans.
Green Bean Casserole A great choice!!!
Whole Green Beans Green beans cooked in olive oil, garlic, and almonds.
Traditional Green Beans Seasoned with bacon and onions for that delightful southern taste.
Steamed Broccoli Fresh broccoli steamed and served with cheese.
Roasted Mixed Vegetables Broccoli, cauliflower, and carrots roasted in garlic and butter.
Oriental Stir Fry A mixture of vegetables stir-fried in seasoned oils.
California Carrots Sauteed in brown sugar and ginger.
Macaroni and Cheese Macaroni covered in a delightful array of cheeses and a crunchy topping.
Baked Apples Baked spiced apples seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg.
Wild Rice Salad Savory blend if cranberries, walnuts, and celery.
Party Time Snack Ideas
This is a wonderful concept for the couple that wants to dance the night away and want "snackies" for their guest to enjoy!
Chocolate Fountain For dipping pretzels, marshmallows, sugar wafers, cookies, strawberries, etc.... everything is good dipped in chocolate!
Popcorn Bar Assorted flavors with different candies and such for toppings.
Candy Bar Candy Bars are so much fun for the young and young at heart! An awesome display can be made with candies to match your color scheme!
Ice Cream Bar Vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry ice cream with all the toppings!
Any of the above ideas brings out the kid in all of us! Your guests will leave with a memory of this unique concept and will thank you for it later.
Our Homemade Wedding Cake
White Chocolate Pound
Cream Cheese Pound
Butter Cream Icing
Remember that this is your special event; if you would like something special, talk to us about the special menu items you would like to include. We can always try new things!
Contact us today in Kannapolis, North Carolina, to request an event or catering services.