Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Bat/Bar Mitzvah Celebrations at The PNC Reception Center

Your B’Nai Mitzvah Package Includes

• Hosting Only One B’Nai Mitzvah at a Time to Ensure the Personal Attention you Deserve

• An Outdoor Terrace and Separate Room for the Cocktail Hour

• Professional Maitre d’ to Coordinate and Supervise Your Affair

• A Wide Selection of Linen Colors From Which to Choose

• Custom Torah Cake for Candle Lighting

• Challah for Blessing

• Cocktail Service and Tableside Wine Service with Dinner

• Direction Cards and Place Cards

• Coat Check Service (seasonal)

• Security Personnel to Ensure the Safety of Our Young Guests

• Valet Parking

Please Note: Afternoon B’Nai Mitzvahs must end by 5:30 PM


Cocktail Hour
One Hour of Butlered Kosher Style Hors d’oeuvres

Phyllo Dough Crusts with a filling of Sautéed Spinach and Onions
with Feta Cheese, Eggs and Seasoning
Stuffed Domestic Mushrooms with Marinated Vegetables
Baby Lamb Chops with a Mint Julip Reduction
Hebrew National Hot Dog coins in Puff Pastry served with Honey Dijon Sauce
Asparagus and Roasted Red Pepper enrobed in Puff Pastry
Oven baked Goat Cheese in Phyllo Cups with fresh Herbs and Tomato Concasse´
Warmed Brie on French Toast with Toasted Almonds and Honey Drizzle
Sesame Chicken Satay
Sliced Filet Mignon on a Garlic Baguette and dotted with a Tarragon Emulsion

Personalized Hand Carved Ice Carving


Cocktail Stations to include:

Oriental Stir-Fry Vegetable
Oriental cuts of Celery, Red Pepper, Scallions, Carrots, Broccoli, Bok Choy,
Snow Peas, Shiitake Mushrooms and Water Chestnuts stir-fried in an authentic wok
with Hoisin Plum Sauce & Rice Wine Vinegar and garnished
with Toasted Sesame Seeds
Served in a Mini White Take-Out Box with Chopsticks and Fortune Cookies
Hot Bean Paste available upon request
General Tso’s Chicken
Vegetable Fried Rice
Chafing Dish Station
(Pre-selected Choice of Three)

Eggplant Rollatini, Chicken and Broccoli Scampi, Vegetable Tempura,
Swedish Meatballs, Tortellini al a Panna, Cajun Swordfish Bites,
Sausage, Peppers and Onions, Teriyaki Beef, Classic Spanish Seafood Paella
or Sliced Chicken Medallions with Vegetable Stuffing


The Cold Display

Smoked Salmon Platter
Smoked Whole White Fish
Assorted Smoked Fish
Pickled Herring
Whitefish Salad
Miniature Bagels with Whipped Cream Cheese


Butcher’s Block
Corned Beef Brisket and Roasted Turkey Breast,
Crocks of Stone Ground Mustard, Orange and Cranberry Relish
And Horseradish Chive Remoulade


Pasta Station

Penne Vodka-Coral
Miniature Penne Pasta served with Merri-Makers Home-style Vodka Sauce
with Emerald Green Peas, Plum Tomatoes and Fresh Basil
Cavatelli and Broccoli

Cavatelli Pasta and Broccoli Florets with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Olive Oil
Prepared in a Roasted Garlic Broth

Mediterranean Display
House Made Hummus and Baba Ganninough
accompanied by
Crisp Vegetables and Pita Bread Triangles
Marinated Olives and Feta Cheese


Latkes Station
Made with shredded Idaho Russet Potatoes and Fresh Chives
Served with ‘not so ordinary’ accompaniments:
Creole Sour Cream, Curried Apple Sauce and Caramelized Vidalia Onions


The Kids Cocktail Hour

Attended Soda Bar with Shirley Temples

Mini Tacos
Miniature Pizza Squares
Hot Dog Coins
Mozzarella Sticks


For the Adults
(Your Pre-Selected Choice of One:)

A Combination of Baby Field Greens and Hearts of Romaine Lettuce
with Freshly Chopped Melons, Strawberries and Grapes
Drizzled with Champagne Raspberry Vinaigrette
Garnished with Shaved Asiago Cheese


Sweet and Bitter Greens with Buffalo Mozzarella Slices,
Grilled Portobella Mushrooms,
Grape Tomato Halves and a Julienne of Fire Roasted Red Pepper
Painted with an Opal Basil and Balsamic Reduction


Hearts of California Romaine Lettuce and Blackened Swordfish tossed with Classic Caesar Dressing
and garnished with Capers, Shaved Parmesan Cheese, Freshly Baked Garlic
Croutons and Cracked Black Pepper


Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls and Whipped Margarine Rosettes


For the Children
Fresh Fruit Mélange served on Fruit Sorbet


Dinner Service
Your Adult Guests will choose their entrée from
Your pre-selected choice of three of the following:


Twin Tournedos of Beef
Two-4oz. choice Medallions, carved from the Tenderloin of Beef
Served with a rich Demi-Glaze
Herb Encrusted Tilapia Filet

North Atlantic Filet encrusted with Citrus Herbs and Bread Crumbs
On a stream of Fresh Dill Buerre Blanc
Chicken Paillard

Breast of Chicken stuffed with Wild Mushrooms in a Rosemary Sauce
Chicken Saltimbocca

Tender Filets of Chicken topped with Prosciutto di Parma,
Baby Leaf Spinach and Fresh Mozzarella
Finished with a light Mushroom Madeira Wine Reduction
Chicken Fresco

Scallopine of Chicken topped with Julienne of Sun-Dried Tomatoes
and quartered Artichoke Heart Sauté
Finished with California Sauterne, Lemon Zest and Freshly Cracked Pepper
Chicken Francaise

Scallopine of Chicken dipped in an Egg Batter lightly sautéed
in a White Wine and Lemon Butter Sauce
All Entrees will be accompanied by Merri-Makers Garlic Smashed Potatoes
and The Chef’s Seasonal Vegetable du Jour


For the Children


“Buffet” on a Plate

A sampler plate to include:
Chicken Tenders
Mini Hamburgers
French Fries
Macaroni and Cheese


Your B’nai Mitzvah Cake on a Painted Plate with a Chocolate Dipped Strawberry
and Miniature Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee on a Raspberry Puree Painted Plate
Merri-Makers’ Ice Cream Sundae Bar with Assorted Toppings
For the Adults and Children
Freshly Brewed Colombian Coffee, Regular and Assorted Herbal Teas,
Brewed Decaffeinated Coffee


Beverage Service
Five Hour Open Premium Bar for the Adults
Five Hour Soda Bar & Shirley Temples for the Children