Wedding Catering Guide. - CampusDish
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Table of ContentsPlanning Information 2Alcohol Policy 4Wedding Packages 5Receptions a la Carte 6Complement your reception 8Carving & Other Stations 9Dinner Buffets 10Served Dinners 12Brunch Buffets 141

Winthrop Catering Wedding GuidePlanning InformationThe Winthrop University Catering Department is pleased to present this wedding guide. We are available toassist with every detail to ensure the success of your event, please read through this guide carefully.Our catering Director and Sales Coordinator will be happy to meet with you to discuss all aspects of your event.To set up an appointment, please call the catering department at 803.323.2134 or send an email Please plan your event at least 90 days in advance.When scheduling services, the Catering Department will need the following information:• Date and Time of event• Location of the event• Estimated number of guests• Type of service requestedAll food and beverages, including alcohol, must be managed and provided by the Catering Department with theexception of wedding and groom cakes.Room ReservationThe first step in planning your event is to contact the Office of Public Events at 803.323.2196 for informationon reserving campus venues.Room SetupPlease review your room setup requests with a representative from the Office of Public Events. Additional laborcharges may result from late request changes in table or chair setup.Menu PlanningWe encourage you to schedule a meeting with our Catering Department to discuss your event when you beginplanning. Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm. We have tried to provide a variety of menuand service options in this guide, but these are suggestions and not an exhaustive list of our services. Ourexperienced staff will gladly work with you to develop special menus, themed events to different service stylesto make your event memorable. Your finalized menu is needed 90 days before your event.Event menus will be processed when the event is confirmed. Some food items are seasonal and may not beavailable at all times. Every effort will be made to accommodate our menu requirements with requested items orcomparable substitutes. You will be notified in advance if substitutions are made. Prices listed in this guide areper person unless otherwise noted.2

Winthrop Catering Wedding GuideGuest CountsAn estimate guest count will be needed when your event is booked with the Catering Department. A final guestguarantee must be provided 5 business days prior to your event. If the actual guest count exceeds the estimatedor guaranteed guest count, billing will be based on the actual count. If the actual count is less than theguaranteed count, billing will be based on the guaranteed count because food will have been prepared for thatnumber of guests.Service TimeAll wedding service events may be scheduled for up to four hours. An additional charge will be added at a costof $1.00 per person for every additional half hour. A $75.00 setup fee will be added to your account.Rentals and DecorationsYou are responsible for having in place all rented items – this includes chairs, tables, linens, etc – by 9:00amFriday morning.On the day of your event, your reserved venue should be available for decorations by 8:00am. If you needadditional time for decorations or deliveries to be made, special arrangements may be made with the Office ofPublic Events. All decorations must be removed at the end of the event.Food TastingA special food tasting may be scheduled at a cost of $150. However, if the wedding is booked with our Officeof Public Events then the $150 will be credited on the final bill.BillingAll events are subject to a 7% sales tax and a 15% administration charge with optional gratuity. An agreementof payment must be arranged with the Office of Public Events.IT IS THE POLICY OF THE WINTHROP UNIVERSITY CATERING DEPARTMENT THAT NO FOOD ORBEVERAGES BE REMOVED FROM A FACILITY WHERE A CATERED FUNCTION IS HELD.SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS MAY BE MADE FOR A BRIDE & GROOM FOOD BASKET.3

Alcohol PolicyFull and Limited Bar Services are available. Add $1.00 per person for glassware.Please discuss alcohol service with the Catering Department when planning your event.Beer and wine must be purchased through the Catering Department for the entire party. All alcoholic beverages,including beer and wine, are to remain in the facility during the ever. No external alcohol is permissible. Allbars are sold for the full guest counts. We provide all bartender services.Budget Bar/Full Bar (minimum of 50 guests)You furnish all liquor of any kind. Winthrop Catering will provide bartenders, house beer, and wine, mixers ofCoca-Cola, Diet Coke, Sprite, Tonic Water, Club Soda, Ginger Ale, Cranberry, Grapefruit and Orange Juice.Fruit garnishes, ice and plastic ware are included.First Hour$6.00 per person*Second Hour$3.00 per person*Each Additional Hour $3.00 per person** Bar set-up minimum – two hoursHost Bar (minimum of 50 guests)Includes plastic ware setup with house beer, wine and assorted canned sodas.First HourSecond HourEach Additional HourDomestic Champagne$7.50 per person*$4.00 per person*$3.00 per person*$14.00 per bottleBeverage SelectionBud, Bud Light, Miller Light, Chardonnay and MerlotOther Beverages – Served or plastic ware. Service is for 2 hours.Southern Peach Punch$1.89 per personSparkling Punch (Fruit, Lemonade, or White Grape Juice) $1.89 per personAssorted Canned Soft Drinks$1.50 per personRegular or Decaf Coffee$1.39 per personGourmet Coffee StationAdditional $1.00 per personChampagne Punch$2.49 per personIced Tea$1.25 per person4

Receptions a la CarteEach item priced to serve 2 per person unless otherwise noted.Hot Hors d’OeuvresMeatballs (Swedish or Barbeque) $2.59Seasoned Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms $2.39Herb Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms $2.29Mini Egg Rolls with Sweet & Sour Sauce $2.79Grilled Lemon Pepper Chicken Strips with Honey Mustard Sauce $2.99Palmetto Mini Crab Cakes with Mustard Seed or Cajun Remoulade Sauce $3.99Assorted Mini Quiche $2.99Seasoned Chicken tenders with Honey Mustard Sauce $3.15Shrimp & Grits $4.99Mini Chicken Quesadilla $3.29Clemson Blue Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms $2.79Mini Country Ham Biscuits with Stone Ground Mustard Butter $4.59Bourbon Pecan Crusted Chicken Tenders with Blueberry Sauce $4.596

Receptions a la CartePriced per person unless notedCold Hors d’ OeuvresAssorted Finger Sandwiches (maximum of 75 people)Pimento Cheese, Chicken Salad, Herbed Cream Cheese $2.69Cheese Straws $1.99Savory Cheesecake (serves 25)Your choice: Wild Mushroom, Creole Crawfish, or Roasted Garlic & Sundried TomatoCheese Torta (serves 25)Cheese Mold layered with Sundried Tomatoes and PestoBaked Brie (serves 25)Your choice of filling: Apricot, Strawberry, Roasted Garlic & Sundried Tomato orToasted Almonds Served with Crackers$45.00 each$45.00 each$30.00 eachSmoked Salmon (serves 50) $75.00Displayed with Fine Cut Peppers, Olives, Chives, Egg, and Capers.Served with Crackers and Toast Rounds.Dips and SpreadsChilled Spinach Dipwith Toasted Pita PointsWarm Artichoke Dipwith Toasted Pita Points or CrackersCharleston Style Warm Crab Dipwith Toasted Pita PointsWarm Artichoke and Crab Dipwith Toasted Pita Points or CrackersGrilled Vegetables and Boursin Cheese Spreadwith Toasted Pita Points$2.29 per person$2.59 per personMarket PricedMarket Priced$3.19 per person7

Complement Your ReceptionGourmet Garden Crudités DisplayBlack Olives, Artichokes, Hearts of Palm, Grape Tomatoes, Yellow and Red Peppers$3.29 per personSeasonal Fruit DisplayServed with Carmel Dip, Almond Dip or Raspberry Custard$3.89 per personAdd Chocolate Fondue for $1.10 per person(50 Guest Minimum)Domestic Cheese DisplayCheddar, Swiss, Pepper Jack, Smoked Gouda & Assorted Gourmet Cracker Selection$3.99 per personAdd a Savory Cheesecake or Cheese Torta for $1.79 per personAntipasto DisplayAssortment of Italian Meats & Cheeses, Olives and PeppersServed with Tapenade and Roasted Red Pepper Hummus and Assorted Rolls$6.99 per person8

Carving StationsBourbon Glazed HamWith Dijon, Seasonal Chutney, Herb Mayo and Freshly Baked Rolls$3.89 per personBloody Mary Pork Loin or Herb Crusted Pork LoinWith Roasted Garlic Crème Fraiche and Freshly Baked Rolls$4.59 per personCajun Fried Turkey Breast or Bourbon Thyme Turkey BreastWith Cranberry Relish, Honey Mustard Sauce, Dijon Horseradish Sauce and Freshly Baked Rolls$4.39 per personRoasted Beef Strip LoinWith Peppered Dijon Mayo and Freshly Baked Rolls$6.29 per personBeef TenderloinWith a horseradish Cream Sauce and Freshly Baked Rolls$8.59 per person** All beef cooked medium rare unless requested otherwise **Other StationsSautéed Pasta BarBowtie Pasta with Tomato Basil MarinaraPenne Pasta with Alfredo Sauce, Classic Caesar Salad & Garlic Bread$6.99 per personFor an additional charge: add Chicken for $2.29 per person, add Shrimp for $4.69 per person,add Sausage for $3.29 per personMacaroni and Cheese BarMacaroni and Cheese, Shaved Parmesan, Diced Tomatoes, Crumbled Bacon, Toasted Bread Crumbs$4.39 per personSmashed Potato BarWhipped Potatoes, Bacon Crumbles, Sauteed Mushrooms, Cheddar Cheese, Caramelized Onions, WhippedButter, Homemade Salsa$4.89 per person9

Dinner BuffetsDinner buffets include choice of house salad, dessert and tea.Service includes house china and glassware.EntréesBeefRoast Beef, Au Jus*Grilled Sliced Beef Tenderloin with Tomato Demi GlaceAdd $2.00 per personPastaBaked LasagnaPenne Pasta with Grilled ChickenMushrooms and BroccoliTortellini with Grilled Chicken, Roma Tomatoes and ArtichokePorkPepper Crusted Pork Loin stuffed with Wild Mushrooms and Caramelized OnionsApricot Glazed Ham with Pineapple & Mango Relish*PoultryHerb Roasted ChickenSouthern Fried ChickenGrilled Lemon Garlic ChickenMarinated Grilled Chicken with Wild Mushroom SauceSlow Roasted Turkey* with Gravy or Cranberry Chutney*Items may be carved to order upon request for an additional $25.00/hour per carving.Dessert ChoicesChocolate Cake with Whole BerriesKey Lime Island Pie with Strawberry Margarita SauceCarrot Cake with Cream Cheese FrostingNew York Cheesecake with Fruit Topping11

Served DinnersServed dinners include roll and butter, choice of salad, dessert, and tea.Service includes house china and glassware.Side ChoicesOur talented culinary team will pick an appropriate accompaniment to match your entrée.Dessert ChoicesChocolate Cake with Whole BerriesKey Lime Island Pie with Strawberry Margarita SauceLemon CakeNew York Cheesecake with Fruit ToppingNote: Add $35.00 for our staff to cut the Wedding Cake13

Brunch BuffetBrunch buffet include assorted breads and butter, and juice.Service includes house china and glassware.Brunch MenuQuiche, Italian Frittata, or Scrambled EggsChoice of Country Ham, Sausage Medley or Applewood BaconShoestring Potato Casserole, Home Fries or Lyonaisse PotatoesFreshly Cut Seasonal FruitAssorted Breakfast Breads and MuffinsOrange or Apple Juice$13.79 per personAdd To MenuBiscuits with Gravy | $1.99 per personAssorted Breakfast Breads and Muffins with Cream Cheese, Butter and Jelly | $2.29 per personShrimp and Grits | $4.99 per personMimosa | $3.09 per personHam, Egg and Cheese Croissant | $2.69 per personFreshly Carved Meats - Choice of Glazed Ham or Herb Encrusted Pork Loin | $4.59 per person14

Brunch BuffetBrunch buffets include assorted breads and butter and juice.Service includes house china and glassware.Brunch Option 1 | $16.69 per personWhite Cheddar Scrambled EggsSunrise Sausage SamplerItalian, Andouille, Country LinksApplewood Smoked BaconCreamy Stone Ground GritsFresh Cut Fruit SaladAssorted Breakfast Breads andFresh Baked MuffinsOrange Juice or Apple JuiceBrunch Option 2 | $13.79 per personGarden Vegetable & Cheddar FrittataCountry Ham with Red Eye GravyLyonaisse Potatoes with Roasted PeppersOrganic Granola over Low-Fat Yogurtand Fresh BerriesAssorted Breakfast Bread andFresh Baked MuffinsOrange or Apple JuiceBrunch Option 3 | $21.19 per personCrab Cake Benedict with Sauce BéarnaiseRoasted Asparagus SpearsApplewood Smoked BaconHerb Roasted Red PotatoesCarved Maple Glazed HamCreamy Cheese GritsFreshly Sliced FruitAssorted Breakfast Breads and RollsOrange or Apple Juice15

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