Action Stations

All of our Menus can be tailored to suit Gluten Free, Organic or Vegetarian appetites. Below are just a few samples of the possibilities. Chef Anna is always more than happy to mix, match and adjust to suit everyone’s taste and budget.

Action Stations

Most Action Stations require On Site Chef Fees. However, MOST Items listed can also be done without being an action station and no On Site Chef Fee.


Talk about the ultimate Comfort Food (We highly recommend the Baked Potato Bar or Macaroni and Cheese Bar to partner with this!)…Choose One or Two Fillings (Prices Vary with each selection) and watch your guests smile as they are taken back to their childhood as the rich sauce covers their happy faces. Then they can top it with the following Ingredients: Shredded Tillamook Cheddar, Chopped Onions, Pleasant Valley Dill Pickle Slices, Crushed Tims Cascade Potato Chips, Fresh Baked Buns, Tobasco and Roasted Garlic Cloves.

Sloppy Joe Selection:

  • Oregon Grass Fed Beef
  • White Mountain Pork
  • Vegan Black Bean and Lentil
  • Washington Grown Chicken


Your Guests will love having their Pasta Tossed Fresh in front of them! Chef Gordon has created a unique interactive Station that serves Pasta at its peak! Your guests will move through the Buffet Line and be served their freshly tossed Pasta. Your Guests will Love this unique Buffet experience.

Some (definately not all!) of our Available Pasta Selections:

  • Puttenesca Sauce with Fettucini
  • Penne with Pancetta, Sage, and Mushrooms
  • Farfalle with a Shitake, Ginger, Cream Sauce
  • Tri Tip Beef Stroganoff with Papparadelle Pasta
  • Gnocci with Gorgonzola and Cambazola Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce
  • Angel Hair Pasta with Shrimp and Arugula
  • Smoked Cheese, Bacon, and Chives with Fettucini


Paella made fresh on site in the Traditional Pans of Spain. Guests watch as our Chef heats the pans and starts the rice. Ingredients are slowly added as the savory smell of the fresh, local and seasonal ingredients cook. Then…

Some (definately not all!) of our Available Paella Selections:

  • Paella with Seasonal Shellfish
  • PNW Salmon and Mussel Paella
  • Paella Valenciana (the traditional Original Paella)
  • Paella with Wild Mushrooms
  • Seasonal Garden Vegetable Paella
  • Spring Paella: Asparagus, Shrimp, Artichoke Hearts, Bell Peppers and Scallions
  • Summer Paella: Washington Grown Chicken, Wild Caught PNW Salmon, Garden Peas, Leeks, Zucchini and Yellow Squash
  • Fall Paella: Clams, Mussels and Shrimp with Leeks, Artichoke Hearts and Roasted Butternut Squash
  • Winter Paella: Duck Confit, Roasted Washington Grown Chicken, Green Spanish Lentils , Spinach, Kale, and Green Beans


Do you LOVE Risotto but know it doesn’t hold in a Buffet Line? Chef Gordon has the answer to including this wonderful dish in your Event. The Risotto is made fresh in front of you and your Guests! As your Guests move through the Buffet Line, they will watch as each fresh batch of Risotto is cooked and served at the precise texture and moment!
Your Guests will Love this unique Buffet experience.

Some of our Available Risotto Selections:
(Risotto requires a Chef On Site at additional Cost)

  • Wild Mushrooms Risotto with Proscuitto and Sage  (GF)
  • Roasted Corn and Chorizo Mexican Risotto (GF)
  • Asparagus and Shitake Mushroom Risotto (GF, V)
  • Butternut Squash Risotto (GF, V)
  • Fezenjen Inspired Risotto
  • Spring Lemony Risotto with Asparagus and Shrimp (GF)
  • Fall/Winter Greens Risotto with Pancetta (GF)
  • Dungeness Crab and Shrimp Risotto with Fire Roasted Tomatoes (GF) (put the crab price notification here)


What is a “Slider”? It is a bite size “burger” style hot sandwich, meaning they are served hot and on an Artisan or Classic Mini bun. These are the ultimate appetizer or addition to any Entree menu! They are made with ANY type of protein you want. The more creative…the better! Guests get to build their own!

Some (definitely not all!) of our Available Slider Selections:

  • North Carolina Style Pulled Pork Sliders with Tangy Slaw (can be done as chicken)
  • Braised Pulled Hoisin Beef Sliders with Napa Cabbage
  • The Irishman’s Slider of Lager Braised Sliced Corned Beef, Flash Steamed Sliced
  • Cabbage, Irish Cheddar Slices, and Guinness Mustard
  • Washington Grown Asian Chicken Sliders Spicy Avocado Relish
  • Pacific NW Wild Caught Salmon Cake Slider with Blackberry Walla Walla Onion Relish
  • Pulled Braised Chipotle Turkey Sliders with Sprout Slaw
  • Charmoula Pork Sliders with Red Onions and Tzaziki
  • Washington Grown Turkey Slider with Apple Orange Cranberry Relish
  • Grilled Pork Tenderloin Slider with Cilantro Mint Marinade
  • Pacific NW Wild Caught Salmon Slider with Ginger Mustard Aioli
  • Grilled Tomato and Black Bean VEGETARIAN “Sloppy Joe” Sliders


There is nothing better than freshly carved meat. This option allows guests to have their meats carved fresh in front of them, allowing the meat to have rested and set up to be served perfectly!

Some (definately not all!) of our Available Carving Selections:

  • Argentinian Style Grilled Flank Steak with Chimichurri Sauce
  • Herb and Salt Crusted Prime Rib with Rosemary Rub, Horseradish Cream and Au Jus
  • Fennel Rubbed Slow Roasted Pork Roast
  • Grilled Yogurt Marinated Leg of Lamb with Tzaziki
  • Grilled Beef Tenderloin with Sauteed Wild Mushroom Compote and Garlic Aioli
  • Slow Roasted White Mountain Pork Loin with Basil Nectarine Glaze
  • Slow Roasted Baron of Beef with Garlic Panko Crust and Au Jus
  • Leg of Colorado Lamb with a Stone Ground Dijon Rub
  • Cider Brined Roasted Turkey Breast with Cider-Thyme Pan Gravy
  • Beer Marinated Flank Steak with Aji (a cilantro sweet Onion Relish) Relish

GF: Gluten Free DF: Dairy Free VE: Vegan V: Vegetarian
Crescent Moon Catering is happy to provide these options, however we are NOT a strictly GF facility or a Nut Free FacilitWild Mushrooms Risotto with Proscuitto and Sage  (GF)



PLEASE FEEL FREE TO MIX AND MATCH AMONGST THE MENUS.  WE ARE HERE TO CATER TO YOU All prices are based upon Buffet Style.  Plated Service, Family Style and Passed Service is available for additional fees.  Prices do NOT include Tax, Utility Fees, Transportation/Fuel Surcharge fees or Rental Fees (plates, glassware, linens etc are an extra charge). **Prices are based on 50-200 person headcount.  Prices are subject to change for smaller events and events over 200** 

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