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UMD Catering Wedding Menus

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Placing an Order

To place an order, please email umdcater@d.umn.edu or call 218-726-7177. Upon ordering, please have the following information available: 

  • Date
  • Time (start to end)
  • Location
  • Number of Guests
  • Menu Choice
  • Billing Information (EFS Account String or Invoiced Billing Info)

APPETIZER PIECES

*Priced by each piece, with a 50 piece minimum per appetizer selection. Butler service for appetizers $20.00 per server/2 server minimum.

Sesame-Ginger Shrimp

Sesame-Ginger Shrimp Skewers with Lemongrass and Citrus Ponzu $4.00 Each

Blackened Whitefish Cake

Pepper Seared Lake Superior Whitefish Cakes with a Lemon Dill Mayonnaise $4.00 Each

Smoked Lake Trout Canapé

Smoked Lake Superior Lake Trout on a Wild Rice Blini, Topped with Pico De Gallo $4.00 Each

Nova Scotia Bagel & Lox

Miniature Bagels Topped with Nova Scotia Cured Salmon and a Caper Cream Sauce $5.00 Each

Leek & Goat Cheese Tart

Savory Tart Shells Filled and Baked with Leeks and Goat Cheese and Topped with a Micro Green Salad $4.00 Each

Rice Paper Wrapped Shrimp with a Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Crispy Rice Paper Wrapped Shrimp Served with a Thai Sweet chili Sauce $5.00 Each

Antipasto Skewer

Hard Salami, Kalamata Olive, Cherry Tomato, Artichoke, Basil, Mozzarella Cheese and Balsamic Glaze $4.00 Each

Smoked Salmon Wonton

Hand Folded Wontons Filled with Smoked Salmon & Cream Cheese, Served with a Citrus Ponzu $4.00 Each

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Bacon Wrapped Scallops with a Cherry-Balsamic Glaze $5.00 Each

Tomato Bruschetta

Garden Fresh Tomatoes, Red Onion, Garlic and Basil atop Fresh Mozzarella & Grilled Baguette $4.00 Each

Pepper Seared Ahi Tuna

Fresh Pepper Crusted Tuna, Sushi Rice, Wasabi Tobiko and Pickled Ginger $5.00 Each

Caribbean Chicken Slider

Petite Pulled Chicken Sliders Smothered in an Authentic Caribbean Jerk Sauce $5.00 Each

Spicy Ahi tuna Taco’s

Spicy Ahi Tuna Taco’s with Ginger Slaw and Wasabi Mayonnaise $6.00 Each

APPETIZER PACKAGES & STATIONS

*Priced Per Person, with a MINIMUM 25 Guests Per Package/Station

Miniature Flatbread Assortment 

Includes: Shrimp-Pesto-Goat Cheese, Steak-Provolone-Smoked Tomato, Lobster-Brie-Alfredo, chicken-Cheddar-Barbeque, and Basil-Tomato-Fresh Mozzarella $13.00 Per Person

Grilled Satay Assortment

Includes: Pineapple Pork with a Sweet Chili Dipping Sauce, Thai Beef with Green Curry, Sesame Chicken with Thai Peanut, and Fresca with Fresh Mozzarella, Cherry Tomatoes and Basil Pesto $15.00 Per Person

Chilled Seafood Assortment 

An Assortment of Smoked Fish and Shellfish, Cocktail Shrimp, Crab Claws, Oysters on the Half-Shell, and an Assortment of Sushi Rolls $17.00 Per Person

APPETIZER TRAYS

Domestic & Imported Cheese Display with Crackers

Serves 50; Includes: Our Domestic Cheese Tray Selections with a Selection of Artesian Cheeses $180.00 Medium 

Antipasto Platter with Hummus and Tzatziki Sauce

Serves 50; $100.00 Medium 

Smoked Salmon Platter with Traditional Accompaniments & Crackers

Serves 50; $250.00 Medium 

Vegetable Cup

Assorted Fresh Vegetables with Ranch Dressing $3.50 Each

Sushi Platter (64 Piece)

Serves 32; Includes: Spicy Tuna Rolls, Philadelphia Rolls, and California $60.00 

Southwestern Relish Tray

Serves 25; Includes: Tortilla Chips, Corn Relish, Scallop Ceviche, Pico De Gallo & Black Bean-Avocado Salad $62.00 

Mediterranean Platter

Serves 25; Includes: Pita chips with Spicy Feta Hummus, and Tzatziki Sauce $48.00 

Grilled Vegetable Crudité` Platter with Spicy Feta Spread

Serves 50; $170.00 Medium 

Mexican Party Platter

Serves 25; Includes: Tortilla Chips with Salsa, Taco Sour Cream Dip, and Con Queso Sauce $22.00 

Seasonal Fruit Display with Honey-Yogurt Dipping Sauce

Serves 50; $150.00 

TIERED DINNER BUFFETS

*A MINIMUM of 25 Guests Please. Buffet Dinners Served with Dinner Rolls, Coffee Service & Iced Water. See Beverage Page to add Pop or Punch.

Tier One Buffet

One entrée choice, one side dish, one vegetable and one salad choice $21.00 Each

Tier Two Buffet

Two entrée choices, one side dish, one vegetable and one salad choice $28.00 Each

Tier Three Buffet

One entrée choice, one carved choice, one side dish, one vegetable and two salad choices $34.00 Each

Salad Options

  • House Salad with an Array of Fresh Dressings
  • North Shore Salad with Mixed Greens, Wild Rice, Craisins and Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Apple, Grape & Walnut Salad with Blue Cheese Dressing
  • Balsamic Marinated Tomato, Cucumber and Feta with Mixed Greens Italian Pasta Salad
  • Caesar Salad

Entrée Choices

  • Cheese Tortellini in an Alfredo Sauce
  • House made Italian Lasagna
  • Wild Rice Stuffed Lake Superior Whitefish with a Cognac-Cranberry Cream Sauce
  • Brown Sugar and Maple Grilled Pacific Salmon with Toasted Pecans
  • Seared Lake Superior Lake Trout with an Asiago-Lemon Cream Sauce
  • Grilled Chicken Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction
  • Rotisserie Fired Southwestern Chicken Quarters
  • Breaded Chicken Dijon
  • Thyme Crusted Roasted Pork Loin with Brandy Apple Chutney
  • Porketta Seasoned Slow Roasted Pork Served with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto
  • Sliced Roast Beef Marinated in Fresh Herbs & Garlic with a Burgundy Mushroom Cream Sauce  

Carved Options

  • Slow Roasted Herb & Horseradish Crusted Prime Rib with Au Beef Wellington with Veal Glace
  • Baron of Beef with Relish Tray (150 person minimum)
  • Herb Roasted Turkey with Lingonberry Jam
  • Wild Rice Stuffed Roasted Pork Loin with Craisin Cream Sauce

Side Dish Options

  • Cranberry Scented Wild Rice Pilaf
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Herb Roasted Baby Reds
  • Au Gratin Potatoes
  • Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  • Cheddar Infused Duchess Potatoes
  • Truffled Macaroni and Cheese

Vegetable Options

  • University of Minnesota Farm Fresh Chef’s Medley (seasonal availability)
  • Green Beans and Roasted Peppers
  • Dilled Carrots
  • Steamed Broccoli
  • Asparagus with Hollandaise

PLATED DINNERS

Plated Dinner Includes House Salad with Assorted Dressing, Dinner Rolls, Coffee Service & Iced Water. Catering Asks That You Limit Your Choice to One Selection, with Exceptions Made for Vegetarians and Special Dietary Needs.*Exceptions are made for larger groups. 

Pesto Polenta Lasagna

Layers of Polenta, Pesto, Mozzarella & Feta Cheese, Fresh Tomatoes, and Spinach with a Vegan Marinara Sauce $16.00 Each

Pasta-Baked Cavitapi with Vodka Sauce

Roasted Chicken, Fresh Tomatoes, Crimini Mushrooms, Red Peppers and Basil Mixed with Cavitapi Pasta and Fresh Mozzarella and Baked to a Golden Brown $18.00 Each

Fish-Wild Rice Stuffed Lake Superior Whitefish with Cognac-Cranberry Cream Sauce

Delicate Whitefish Stuffed with Wisconsin Wild Rice and Broiled, Paired with Market Vegetables and Drizzled with a Cognac-Cranberry Cream Sauce $23.00

Fish-Brown Sugar & Maple Grilled Pacific Salmon with Toasted Pecans

Grilled Salmon Glazed with Sugar, and Maple and Better atop Herb Roasted Baby Red Potatoes and Market Vegetables $27.00 Each

Fish-Seared Lake Superior Lake Trout with an Asiago-Lemon Cream Sauce

Fresh Caught Lake Trout Pan Seared with Thyme and Parsley and Served with Cranberry Scented Wild Rice, Market Vegetables and Asiago Cheese and Lemon Cream Sauce $22.00 Each

Poultry-Grilled Chicken Bruschetta with Balsamic Reduction

A Plump Grilled Chicken Breast Smothered with a Tomato Compote, Mozzarella Cheese and Drizzled with a Balsamic Vinegar Glaze, and Served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Market Vegetables. $20.00 Each

Poultry-Breaded Chicken Dijon

Tender Breast of Chicken Coated with Panko Bread Crumbs and Toasted Golden Brown served with Parmesan Roasted Baby Red Potatoes and Market Vegetables $20.00 Each

Poultry-Rotisserie Southwestern Chicken Quarters

Slow Roasted Chicken Rubbed with Tex-Mex Spices served with Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Market Vegetables and Tangy Barbeque Sauce $15.00 Each

Pork-Thyme Crusted Roasted Pork Loin with Brandy Apple Chutney

Thyme & Garlic Encrusted Pork Loin Slow Roasted and served with Honey Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Market Vegetables and Brandy-Apple Chutney $22.00 Each

Pork-Porketta Seasoned Slow Roasted Pork Served with Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Pork Loin rolled generously with Italian Herbs and Spices Slow Roasted in our Rotisserie Until Unbelievably Tender, Served with a Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto, Cheddar Duchess Potatoes and Market Vegetables $22.00

Beef-Slow Roasted Sirloin of Beef

Tender Herb & Garlic Marinated Beef Sliced and Set Upon Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Market Vegetables and Finished with a Burgundy-Mushroom Cream Sauce. $24.00 Each

Beef-Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon

Tender Choice Cut Beef Tenderloin, Parmesan Roasted Red Potatoes, Market Vegetables and Finished with a Burgundy- Mushroom Cream Sauce. $29.00 Each

DESSERTS

*Priced Per Guest, with a 12 Guest minimum order.

Lemon Berry Marscapone Cake

Light Sponge Cake Layered with Berry Compote & Marscapone Cheese $5.00 Each

Chocolate Semi Freddo with Raspberry Coulis

Rich Chocolate mixed with Whipped Cream and Served Semi-Frozen $5.00 Each

Smores Brownie Cake

House made Marshmallow, Chocolate Ganache, Brownie and Graham Cracker Crust $5.00 Each

Crème Brule Cheesecake

New York Style Cheesecake with a Caramelized Sugar Crust $5.00 Each

Assorted Dark & Light Chocolate Truffles

Orange-Chocolate-Grand Marnier, Bacon-Milk chocolate, White Chocolate-Pistachio, Double Chocolate $7.00 Each

Want Alcohol at your wedding? Check out the Alcohol Policy & the Alcohol Menu for more Details.

**All prices and menu items are subject to change without notice. Please see policy page for applicable service fees.