2018 Food & Beverage Packages

At Blackthorn Club it is our goal to turn any social occasion into a memorable event. Our personalized service staff will assist you and your guests with all the details to make your event a success.

Please call (423) 913-2321 for assistance and ask for Jenn Villarta or Chef James Allen.

  • Hors D'Oeuvre Packages
    • This selection requires a minimum of 50 people.
      Packages are priced per person.

      The Blackthorn
      Choose (6) from Category "A"
      Choose (2) from Category "B"
      Choose (2) from Category "C"

      The Magnolia
      Choose (5) from Category "A"
      Choose (2) from Category "B"
      Choose (1) from Category "C"

      The Pecan
      Choose (4) from Category "A"
      Choose (2) from Category "B"

  • Category A
    • Chicken Selections

      • Pecan Encrusted Chicken Tenders with Honey Mustard
      • Thai Chicken Baskets
      • Curry Chicken Satay
      • Teriyaki Chicken Skewers
      • Chicken and Black Bean Quesadillas
      • Southwestern Eggrolls with Chipotle Ranch

      Miniature Chicken and Waffles

      Fried Chicken & Mini Waffles Wrapped in Applewood Smoked Bacon and Drizzled with a Cinnamon-Bourbon Maple Syrup

      Beef Selections

      • Swedish Meatballs
      • Miniature Beef Wellingtons
      • Meatballs in Strawberry BBQ Sauce
      • Asian Beef Stir-Fry Lettuce Wraps on Hydroponic Bibb Lettuce
      • Shredded Beef Chile Relleno with Smoked Tomato Sauce
      • Beef and Blue Rangoon with Scallion Creme

      Blackened Beef Tips with Horseradish Cream

      Cajun Spiced Morsels of Beef Tenderloin Sauteed with Garlic and Butter, Served with a Saory Horseradish-Caper-Scallion Sauce

      Seafood Selections

      • Crab Cakes with Remoulade
      • Hoisin Marinated Tuna with Seaweed Salad (additional charge)
      • Chilled Shrimp with Lemons & Cocktail Sauce (additional charge)
      • New Orleans BBQ Shrimp with Baguettes (additional charge)

      Smoked Salmon and Pastrami Salmon Platter

      House Cured and Smoked Salmon Garnished with Diced Tomatoes, Red Onions, Scallions, Diced Eggs, Capers and Cream Cheese

      Pork Selections

      • Boudin Balls with Cajun Remoulade
      • Grilled Andouille Sausage with a Creamy Creole Mustard
      • Chorizo and Corn Phyllo Cups and Chipotle Cream
      • Country Ham Wrapped Asparagus Stuffed with Boursin Cheese

      Five Year Cheddar and Applewood Smoked Bacon Grits Bites with Scallion Ranch

      Vegetarian Selections

      • Fried Cheese Ravioli with Marinara
      • Mini-Grilled Cheese Sandwiches
      • Grape and Blue Cheese Tarts
      • Sweet Potato Chips with Blue Cheese Aioli
      • Vegetable Crudites with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
      • Hummus Trio with Pita Bread
      • Fruit and Cheese Platter
        (additional charge for Gourmet Cheeses)
  • Category B
    • Hot Dips

      • Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Tortilla Chips
      • Rotel Dip with Chorizo Sausage and Tortilla Chips
      • Crab and Shrimp Dip with Assorted Crackers (additional charge)

      Sausage and Hominy Dip with Pita Wedges
      Country Sausage Blended with Peppers, Onions, and Herbs then Folded into a White Hominy and Cream Blend Served with House Fried Pita Chips

      Cold Dips

      • Monterey Jack Salad with Fritos
      • French Onion Dip with Thick-Cut Potato Chips
      • Black Bean and Corn Salsa with Tortilla Chips
      • Tomato Bruschetta with Toast Points
      • Seven Layer Dip with Tortilla Chips

      Seafood Salad
      Peppers, Celery, Crab and Krab Blended with a Cajun Mayo and Tossed with sliced Scallions, Lemon Juice and a Dash of Louisana Hot Sauce, Served with Crackers

  • Category C
    • Stand-Alone Stations

      • Slider Station (Miniature Hamburgers)
      • Shrimp and Grits Bar
      • Mashed Potato Bar
      • Taco and Fajita Bar

      "Make Your Own Nacho" Bar
      Cheesy Chorizo Dip and Tri-Color Tortilla Chips are Available Along with Pico De Gallo, Diced Jalapenos, Shredded Cheeses, Tomatoes, Cilantro, Black Olives, Grilled Chicken and Baby Shrimp

      Chef-Attended Stations

      • Pasta Station with Garlic Breadsticks
      • Stir-Fry Station with Miniature To-Go Boxes and Chopsticks
      • Mac N' Cheese Station
      • Marinated and Sliced Pork Loin withAssorted Mustards
      • Carved Turkey Breast with Cranberry Aioli
      • Beef Tenderloin Carving with Traditional Sides (additional charge)

      Ceviche Station
      (additional charge per person)
      Separate your event from others with this unique station which offers guests the freshedst seafood with amazing flavor. Your choice of two (Lobster, Crab, Shrimp, or Grouper) Fine Diced then Blended with your guests' choice of Diced Tomatoes, Red Onions, Jalapenos, Garlic, Lime Juice, Tequila, Cilantro, Sesame Seeds, Soy Sauce, Toasted Sesame Oil or Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Available Add-Ons
    • Ice Carving
      Italian Style Gelato Station with Assorted Toppings
      Ice Cream Sundae Bar with Assorted Toppings

      Vegetable Carvings for Fruit and Cheese Display
      (Examples: Watermelon Basket for Fruit, Watermelon Golf Bag with Vegetable Clubs,Etc)

      Blackthorn Club at The Ridges wants to be the venue for your next event. Whether it be a wedding, a corporate party or an anniversary celebration we can cater to your specific needs. Do not hesitate to contact us and find out how we can make it one to remember.

      Contact: (423) 913-2321
      Ask for Chef James

  • Build A Buffet
    • Please choose a category below. Then choose which menu items you would like for that buffet package.

      A Garden Salad Bar is included in ALL Buffet Packages.

      Chef's Dessert Display can be added. Please inquire about our options.

      The Blackthorn
      Choose (3) from Category "A"
      Choose (3) from Category "B"
      Choose (2) from Category "C"
      Choose (2) from Category "D"

      The Magnolia
      Choose (2) from Category "A"
      Choose (3) from Category "B"
      Choose (1) from Category "C"
      Choose (2) from Category "D"

      The Pecan
      Choose (1) from Category "A"
      Choose (2) from Category "B"
      Choose (1) from Category "C"
      Choose (1) from Category "D"

  • Category A - Cold Salads
    • Compound Salads

      • Broccoli and Pecan Salad
      • Roasted Balsamic Vegetable Salad
      • Caprese Salad
      • Seafood Salad
      • Roasted Corn and Pepper Salad
      • Black Bean and Corn Salsa


      • Carrot and Raisin
      • Southern Style
      • Blue Cheese and Bacon

      Potato Salads

      • Southern
      • Loaded and Baked
      • German Style

      Pasta Salads

      • Loaded Ranch Macaroni
      • Sun-Dried Tomato Penne
      • Italian Anitpasto
      • Sesame Ginger and Scallion

      Fruit Salads

      • Classic Composed
      • Strawberry-Poppy Seed
      • Waldorf
  • Category B - Main Course
    • Beef Selections

      • Chef Carved Beef Tenderloin (additional charge)
      • Chef Carved Prime Rib (additional charge)
      • Blue Cheese Topped Beef Tenderloin (additional charge)
      • Roasted New York Strip with Mushroom Demi
      • Marinated Sirloin Steak
      • Chopped Steak with Classic Demi
      • Country Fried Steak with White Pepper Gravy

      Chicken Selections

      • Southern Fried Chicken
      • Chicken Piccata
      • Chicken Marsala
      • Five Pepper Chicken
      • Chicken Pizziola
      • Mediterranean Chicken Breast
      • Bloody Mary Chicken

      Pork Selections

      • Pork Scaloppini with a Chopped Olive-Roasted Garlic Sauce
      • Sliced Pork Loin in a Creole Mustard Cream Sauce
      • Apple Cider and Molasses Pork Loin
      • Cajun Smoked Pork Tenderloin
      • Pork Osso Buco with a Grilled Peach BBQ Sauce
      • Sliced Pork Loin in a Dijon Cream Sauce

      Seafood Selections

      • Shrimp and Grits
      • Pesto Salmon with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
      • Molasses Glazed Salmon
      • Hoisin Glazed Salmon
      • Guinness Battered Cod with Tartar Sauce
      • Red Snapper with a Creamy Shrimp Hash
      • Cornmeal Encrusted Catfish with Tartar Sauce
      • Crab Stuffed Flounder with a Jalapeno Beurre Blanc (additional charge)

      Vegetarian Selections
      Spinach and Roasted Red Pepper Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms

      Three Grain and Black Bean Burger Topped with Monterrey Jack Cheese and Chipotle Ranch

      Fried Tofu Curry Massaman
      **Any Protein Selection can be substituted with Tofu**

  • Category C - Starches
    • Rice

      • Classic Pilaf
      • Risotto Cakes
      • Greek Style with Herbs and Olives
      • Saffron Pilaf
      • Vegetable Fried
      • Southwestern Tomato


      • Classic Mashed
      • Scalloped Potatoes
      • Boursin Mashed
      • Rosemary Roasted Reds
      • Applewood Smoked Bacon Loaded Mashed
      • Herbed Fingerlings
      • Blue Cheese Mashed
      • Fennel and Leek Scalloped Potatoes
      • Sun-Dried Tmato Mashed
      • Smoked Gouda and Ham Au Gratin


      • Alfredo Fettuccini
      • Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Lemon Penne
      • Smoked Tomato Ziti


      • Classic Polenta with Parmesan and Butter
      • Carolina Cheese Grits
      • Healthy Quinoa
  • Category D - Vegetables
    • Haricots Vert

      • Green Bean Amandine
      • Southern Green Beans with Bacon and Onion

      Steamed Broccoli

      • Broccoli with Toasted Pecans
      • Broccoli with Caramelized Shallots and Garlic
      • Sesame Broccoli

      Orange and Cumin Glazed Carrots

      •  Tri Colored Carrots (additional charge)

      Vegetable Medley

      • Baby Vegetable Medley (additional charge)
      • Grilled Balsamic Vegetable Medley

      Four Cheese Stuffed Roma Tomatoes

      • Cherry Tomato andCrimini Mushromm Saute
      • Stewed Tomatoes with Vidalia Onions and Basil

      Slow Cooked Lima Beans with Andouille Sausage

      • Creamed Corn
      • Black-Eyed Peas with Tasso
      • Squash Casserole
      • Broccoli and Rice Casserole
  • Dessert Selections
    • Blackthorn Grille has a dedicated pastry chef to make sure the sweets for your event are excactly what you want. From cookies and brownies to creme brulee and roulage, Blackthorn has just the thing for your sweet tooth.

      Priced Per Person

      • Cookies and Brownies
      • Bourbon Pecan Pie
      • Petit Fors
      • Cobbler (Blackberry, Cherry or Apple) with
      • Vanilla Ice Cream
      • Apple Pie A La Mode
      • Double Chocolate Cake
      • Lemon Berry Mascarpone Cake
      • New York Style Cheesecake
      • Creme Brulee
      • Chocolate Pot Du Creme
      • Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cheesecake

      "Reese's" Cake
      Chocolate Roulage with Cherry Whipped Cream

  • Beverage List
    • Beer

      • Bottles: Five Selections: 3 Domestic & 2 Imported or Specialty
      • Domestic Keg: 150-160 glasses
      • Imported Keg: 150-160 glasses


      • House Selections: Beefeater, Jack Daniels, Smirnoff, Bacardi, Dewar's & Cuervo
      • Top Shelf Selections: Bombay, Crown Royal, Grey Goose, Captain Morgan, Johnny Walker Red, & Patron


      • Sycamore Lane: Merlot, Cabernet,Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio & White Zinfandel
      • Kenwood: Merlot, Cabernet, Chardonnay
      • Sterling: Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir, Chardonnay
  • Banquet & Catering
    • Service Policies & Procedures

      • Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our Banquet Policies and Procedures Listed Below.

      Menu Selection

      • Our menu features some of our most popular items. If there are any special requests or dietary needs that are not on our menus they must be approved in advance.
      • Occasionally, we are asked to offer more than one entrée selection for a seated dinner. We are able to accommodate this request following this procedure.
      • Our Chef requests a minimum of 15 orders for each entrée
      • Menus for your event are limited to 2 choices only
      • The same sides & dessert must be served with each entrée
      • Your final count of guests guarantee must be given 3 business days prior to the event. You may increase this number only.
      • Steaks are cooked to a “medium” temperature unless otherwise requested.
      • Carry-out of extra food is prohibited. 

      Banquet Room Reservation & Rental

      • All banquet rooms must be reserved in advance. Each room has its separate facility charge and food minimum. Please check with event planner for your room's fees. Deposits go towards food minimums. Rental equipment of off premise is provided by The Blackthorn Club for additional charges.
      • All banquet rooms are subject to availability. We accept event bookings in the order that they are received. We reserve the right to schedule rooms as we see necessary. Your initial room appointment is based upon the estimated head count. Should it become necessary to change rooms for your event we will notify you first.

      Guarantees, Charges and Method of Payment

      • Once we have received your guaranteed guest count we will prepare to serve 10% above your guaranteed number. If your event consists of 20 or fewer guests an exact count is required. The charges are based upon the guaranteed number of guests or the actual number of guests whichever is greater.
      • A 17% service charge and 9.5% TN sales tax is added to all food and beverage purchases. If your group is tax exempt please let us know prior to your event to ensure we bill properly. Additionally the menu pricing may be subject to change after 90 days of reserving your event date.
      • An advance deposit may be required prior to your event. After your event the deposit will be applied to your account. If the case that it becomes necessary to cancel your event, food and beverage cancellations must be received 5 days prior to your event to avoid full billing. Advance deposits are non-refundable.
      • Account balances are due by the conclusion of your event. If you are a member, you may make payment to your account; otherwise payment must be made with either credit card or check. If other terms are desired please discuss alternatives with your planner prior to your event.
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