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Michael’s Catering Wedding Packages


Wedding packages are designed to provide a convenient way to organize the details of your wedding celebration with a balanced plan. These suggested packages of our most popular menus can be a starting point to customize your wedding feast. Please contact us for a complimentary proposal and additional services such as equipment rentals, entertainment, valet parking, florists, photographers, lighting specialists and more. Prices are confirmed upon contracting our services. Prices are based on a minimum of 100 guests and may be higher for lower guest counts.

Prices subject to change and are confirmed upon booking our services.

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Silver Package - Gold Package - Platinum Package - Enhancements

Children Menus - Vendor Meals - Beverages


Silver Package

Two course seated dinner or buffet menu with a market Fish and Chicken Entree selections and cake cutting service. Beverages include our nonalcoholic package. The all inclusive price is for a celebration up to five hours and includes a 20% facility service charge and applicable sales tax, standard front and back of the house labor charges, buffet equipment. We will assist in designing an equipment rental package and obtain bids.
$75.00 per guest

Silver Seated

Silver Buffet


Gold Package
Choice of: Selection of 3 tray passed canapés for 45 minutes.
Three course seated Dinner or Buffet menu with Beef, Chicken and Fish entree selections with dessert or wedding cake and cake cutting service.
Beverages include nonalcoholic beverages.
The package is inclusive of 20% facility service charge and applicable sales tax, standard front and back of the house labor charges for a celebration of up to five hours.
$95.00 per guest

Gold Seated Gold Buffet


Platinum Package
Selection of four tray passed canapés for 45 minutes.
Three course seated dinner or buffet menu with upgraded Beef, Chicken and Fish entrees, dessert or wedding cake and cake cutting service.
Beverages include nonalcoholic beverages.
The package is inclusive of 20% facility service charge and applicable sales tax, standard front and back of the house labor charges for a celebration of up to five hours.
$115.00 per guest

Platinum Seated

Platinum Buffet


Menu Enhancements


We offer a number of options to enhance your wedding celebration. Your guests will enjoy these delicious upgrades.


-Tray passed canapés for the cocktail reception. Tray passing add an elegant service touch and allows your guests to socialize will enjoying a pre-dinner snack. Additional $10.00-$12.00 per person based on selected items.
-Viennese sweet table to compliment your wedding cake. Selection includes a choice of four mini sweets to be presented on each table or a lavish dessert buffet. Additional $7.50 per guest.
-Dessert or wedding cake, customized to you theme and taste. Additional $6.00 to $12.00 per guest.
-Chef’s Chocolate Truffles and Bonbon Party Favors: Sweet gifts for your guests are elegantly presented in containers with an assortment of three treats. Additional $8.00 per guest.
-Sorbet Palate Refresher: served between courses. Flavors include lemon, grapefruit or raspberry. Additional $5.00 per guest.
-Sushi: Add a live sushi chef for your cocktail reception. Additional $25.00 per guest plus $175 sushi chef’s fee.
-Classic Crepe Station: Delicious crepes with an array of ingredients to create your own custom crepes. Additional $10.00 per guest plus $175 for chef’s fee.


Children’s Meals


Prepared for children 12 years of age and under
Please select one:
Chicken Fingers and Mashed Potatoes with BBQ and Ketchup Sauces
Penne Pasta with Tomato Basil or Alfredo Cream Sauce
Served with Beverage
$25.00 per child

Vendor Meals


We offer vendor meals comprised of a boxed dinner with salad, protein, sweet and beverage. $20.00 per vendor


Silver Package Seated


First Course Suggestions
(selection of one to be served to all guests)
Mixed Baby Market Greens with Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese
Baby Arugula with Asian Pears, Sundried Cranberries and Raspberry Vinaigrette
Petite Spinach with Mushroom, Bacon and Tarragon Dressing
Classic Caesar Salad with Imported Parmesan and House Croutons
Served with Rolls and Butter
Entree Selection
(selection of one to be served to all guests)
Roasted Fillet of Salmon on Rainbow Couscous, French Green Beans and Lemon Butter Emulsion
Roasted Breast of Chicken with a Yuzu-Ginger Jus, Jasmine Rice and Asian Vegetables
Salmon Fillet with a Lemon-Caper Sauce, Mixed Rice Pilaf and Glazed Carrots
Shiitake Crusted Chicken with Saffron Rice and Blue Lake Beans with Caramelized Onions


Silver Buffet Package
Starters
(selection of one to be served to all guests)
Classic Caesar Salad with Imported Parmesan and House Croutons
Mixed Baby Lettuces with Fresh Herbs with Balsamic and Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Petite Spinach with Mushroom, Bacon and Tarragon Dressing
Greek Salad with Mixed Petite Lettuces, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Lemon-Herb Dressing

Served with Rolls and Butter
Entree Selections
(Selection of two to be served to all guests)
Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemon-Thyme Jus, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Market Vegetables
Roasted Free-Range Chicken with a Creamy Mustard Sauce, Wilted Spinach and Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
Four Cheese Ravioli with Basil-Tomato Marinara and Parmesan
Saffron Risotto with Mushrooms and Ratatouille of Vegetables
Dessert
Provide your own cake for no additional charge or order a custom cake for $6.00-$12.00 per guest


Gold Package Seated


Tray Passed Canapés: Select three
Belgian Endive Spears with Blue Cheese Mousse and Candied Pecans
Mini Mozzarella Crostini with Tomato and Basil Pesto
Caramelized Onion Tart with Gruyere Cheese
Smoked Salmon Mousse on Croutons
Beef Meatballs with Stroganoff Sauce
Choux Puffs with a Cheesy Filling
Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce
Eggplant Mousse with Feta on Croustade
Bay Shrimp and Marie Rose Sauce on Cucumber Rounds
First Course Selections: Select one
Mixed Baby Market Greens with Candied Pecans and Goat Cheese
Classic Caesar Salad with Imported Parmesan and House Croutons
Market Vegetable Salad with Baby Greens, Lemon-Herb Dressing
Local Baby Greens with Avocado Mosaic, Tomato and Balsamic Dressing
Entree Selections: Select one-two
Roasted Arctic Char with Citrus Beurre Blanc Sauce, Wilted Arugula and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Roasted Free-Range Chicken with a Creamy Mustard Sauce, Wilted Spinach and Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
Roasted Chicken with Herb Jus, Boulangere Potatoes and Haricot Vert
Pan Seared Salmon Fillet on Creamy Polenta with Sundried Tomatoes
Roasted Filet of Beef Tenderloin with Gratin Potatoes and Blue lake Beans with Caramelized Onions
Beef SIrloin Steaks and Red WIne Jus with Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Glazed Carrots


Gold Package Buffet


Tray Passed Canapés: Selection of three
Please select from list above...
Starters: Select two
Classic Caesar Salad with Imported Parmesan and House Croutons
Caprese Salad with Vine Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, Basil and Basil Oil
Baby Greens with Haricot Vert, Marinated Artichokes and Cherry Tomatoes
Roasted Asparagus on Tomato Slices, Lemon Dressing
Belgian Endive, Apple, Blue Cheese and Walnuts, Walnut Oil Dressing
Petite Spinach with Mushroom, Bacon and Tarragon Dressing
Served with Fresh Rolls and Butter
Entree Selections: Select two
Roasted Chicken with Lemon-Thyme Jus, Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes and Market Vegetables
Medallions of Beef with Shiitake Mushroom Jus, Potatoes Gratin and Glazed Carrots
BBQ Spiced Salmon with Mustard Sauce, Wilted Spinach and Oven Roasted Potatoes
Four Cheese Ravioli with Basil-Tomato Marinara and Parmesan
Roasted Chicken Breast with Lemon-Thyme Jus, Roasted Fingerling Potatoes and Market Vegetables
Poached Salmon Fillet in Corn-Potato-Lima Bean Succotash
Artichoke Risotto with Pine Nuts and Parmesan


Platinum Package Seated


Tray Passed Canapés: Select four
Spicy Tuna Tartar with Wasabi Mayonnaise on Won Ton Crisps
Crostini of Sweet Peas, Truffle Oil and Parmesan
Shrimp Skewers with Marie Rose Sauce
Potato Pancakes with Chicken, Herbs and Blue Cheese
Beef Tenderloin Skewers with Green Peppercorn Demi Glace
Smoked Salmon on Brioche with Cream Cheese and Dill
Mini Crab Cakes with Lemon Aioli
Goat Cheese Mousse on Blue Cheese wafers
Puff Pastry Pizza with Ratatouille and Gruyere Cheese
Black Forest Ham Mousse and Asparagus
First Course Selection: Select one
Grilled Asparagus with Curly Endive, Crisp Pancetta and Goat Cheese Dressing
Ravioli with Butternut Squash and Sage Butter Sauce, Parmesan
Smoked Salmon Stack with Cucumber and Seaweed Salad, Won Ton Crisps
Crab and Tomato Trifle with Micro Greens and Vegetable Confetti
Salad of Baby Arugula with a Timbale of Apples, Dates, Manchego Cheese, Walnuts with Walnut Dressings
Roasted Red and Yellow Beets on Mixed Baby Greens with Blue Cheese, Toasted Pine Nuts and Sherry Vinaigrette
Grilled Asparagus with a Basil-Tomato Salsa and Lettuce Chiffonade
Baby Arugula with Asian Pears, Sundried Cranberries and Raspberry Vinaigrette
Entree Selections: Select One-two
Beef Top Sirloin with Assorted Mushroom Demi Glace, Herb Fingerling Potatoes and Haricot Vert
Seabass with Five Spice and Asian Stir Fried Vegetables, Yuzu Jus
Braised Beef Short ribs with Sweet and Sour Sauce, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes and Squash Ragout
Roasted Breast of Free-Range Chicken with a Lemon-Honey Glaze, Vegetable Medley and Fingerling Potatoes
Pan-Seared Whitefish with Piccata Sauce, Parmesan Polenta and Broccolini

 

Platinum Buffet Package


Tray Passed Canapés: Select four
Please select from list above...
Starters: Select two
Citrus Shrimp Salad with Asian Slaw
Classic Caesar Salad with Romaine Hearts, Imported Parmesan and House Croutons
Burata Cheese with Warm Italian Ratatouille and Micro Greens, Emerald Oil
Belgian Endive And Watercress Salad with Strawberries, Roquefort Cheese, Caramelized Walnuts and Walnut-Sherry Dressing
Greek Chopped Salad with Romaine Heart, Kalamata Olive, Cucumber, Feta, Tomatoes and Pita Croutons with Lemon Dressing
Panzanella Salad with Parmesan Rico, Mozzarella and Heirloom Tomatoes, Balsamic Dressing
Accompaniments: Select two
Mashed Potatoes with choice of flavors: Roasted Carrot, Baked Garlic, Horseradish
Mushroom Ravioli with Parmesan Cream
Grilled Rosemary Scented Asparagus
Medley of Market Vegetables
Creamy Polenta with Sundried Tomatoes
Rice Pasta with Saffron
Gratin Potatoes
Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Entree Selection: Select two
Chicken Breast Stuffed with Mushrooms, Light Jus
Filet Mignon of Beef with Beef Bourguignonne Garnish
Grilled Fillet of Salmon with Nage Beurre Blanc
Braised Beef Short ribs with Celery and Pearl Onions
Pan-Seared Whitefish Fillet with a Ragout of Artichokes and Asparagus
Atlantic Salmon with a Corn and Clam Chowder Sauce
Arctic Char on a Fennel Potatoes Boulangere
Grilled Breast of Free Range Chicken on Wilted Baby Arugula


Non-Alcoholic Package
Coca Cola Sodas
Still and Sparkling Bottled Water
Pellegrino Orange and Lemon Sodas
Ice Tea and Lemonade (Optional)
Coffee and Assorted Teas with Condiments
Beverage Ice
Bar Support
Cost varies with selections, $3.00-$6.00 per person
Bar Fruits: Orange, Lemon, Lime
Cherries, Pimento Olives, Pearl Onions, Celery
Worcestershire, Bitters, Orange Water. Margharita Salt
Lime Juice, Orange Juice
Tonic, Club Soda, Bloody Mary Mix
Beverage Ice

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