Fundraiser/Awards Banquet/Gala

FACILITY INFORMATION

CAPACITY: Round Table Seating (450 People)

Theater Style Seating (500 People)

Classroom Style Seating (400 People)

PARKING: Ample Front Parking Facilities

VALET PARKING: Available Upon Request

ROOM DIMENSIONS:

Ballroom – 6,000 Square Feet

Terrace Room – 1,200 Square Feet

Patio Terrace – 600 Square Feet

Rotunda – 1,225 Square Feet with Marble Flooring

TOTAL ACREAGE: 150 Secluded Acres

LANDSCAPING: Two (2) Outdoor Gardens – The Enchanted Forest

and The East Gardens

Nature Trails, Vietnam Memorial Site

LIGHTING: High Hats and Natural Lighting Through

Numerous Skylights

DANCE FLOOR: 26 Ft x 21 Ft

MEETING SIZE MINIMUM: 50 People

AUDIO-VISUAL CAPABILITIES: Sound System, Podium, Microphone, & Overhead Projection Screen –

Ballroom Screen: 9×12; Terrace Room Screen: 5×6. Other equipment can be rented for additional cost. Ask your sales consultant for details.

COATROOM: Yes

HANDICAPPED FACILITIES: Fully Accessible

CLIENT CONSIDERATIONS: Projector – $450

Perimeter Up lighting – $600

 


Reception Center Breakfast

 

Chef’s Bakery Basket

Featuring an Assortment of:

Fruit Danish

A Variety of Mini Muffins

Assorted Bagels

Apple Turnovers

and Delicious Breakfast Breads

Assortment of Jellies, Jams and Preserve

 

Morning Fresh Churned Butter and Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

*Scrambled Eggs

Country Sausage

English Bacon Strips

Roasted Hash Brown Potatoes

 

Belgian Waffles with

Hot Vermont Syrup, Hot Strawberries and Hot Honey with Almonds

Assorted Juices and Soft drinks

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

*Optional: Omelet Station -$75 Captain’s Fee

 

This Menu offered at:

$19.95 per person (Monday thru Friday)

$21.95 per person (Saturday & Sunday)*

Plus 20% service charge & 7% tax

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums

Please speak to your Event Consultant

 


Reception Center Brunch Menu

Chef’s Bakery Basket

Featuring an Assortment of:

Fruit Danish

A Variety of Mini Muffins

Assorted Bagels

Apple Turnovers

And Delicious Breakfast Breads

Assortment of Jellies, Jams and Preserve

Morning Fresh Churned Butter and Philadelphia Cream Cheese

Fresh Seasonal Fruit Display

Quiche Lorraine

Carved Roast Breast of Turkey

*Scrambled Eggs with

Ham, Cheese, Mushroom, Pepper and Onion

Belgian Waffles with

Hot Vermont Syrup, Hot Strawberries and Hot Honey with Almonds

Roasted New Potatoes

Country Sausage

 

Spinach Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing

A Choice of One:

Mushroom and Chicken Crepes

Or Seafood Crepes

 

Assorted Juices and Soft drinks

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

*Optional: Omelet Station -$75 Captain’s Fee

 

This Menu offered at:

$30.95 per person (Monday thru Friday)

$33.95 per person (Saturday & Sunday)*

Plus 20% service charge & 7% tax

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums

Please speak to your Event Consultant

 


Little Italy Buffet Luncheon

Tossed Field Greens with Roma Tomatoes and Choice of Dressings

Insalata Caprese drizzled with Balsamic Vinegar

Garnished with Fresh Basil Florets

Grilled Tuscan Vegetables with

Olive Oil & Parmesan Shavings Drizzled with Balsamic Syrup

***

Chicken Marsala

Penne Pasta with Coral Vodka Sauce

Sausage & Peppers

Eggplant Rollantini

Grilled Italian Herbed Focaccia

Beverage

Assorted Soft Drinks

Dessert

Tiramisu

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

Enhancements:

Minestrone $3.00 pp

Seafood Scampi $3.50 pp

Italian Cookies and Pastries $3.00 pp

 

 

This Menu offered at:

$28.95 per person (Monday thru Friday)

$31.95 per person (Saturday & Sunday)*

Plus 20% service charge & 7% tax

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums

Please speak to your Event Consultant



Reception Center Grande Buffet

 

Cold Mediterranean Seafood Salad

Tossed Garden Salad with House Dressing

Tomato, Mozzarella & Basil Salad

***

Carving Station-

Carved Roast Breast of Turkey

Carved Sirloin Steak

Roasted Red Potatoes

Pumpernickel, Rye Breads and Miniature Hard Rolls

Crocks of Stone Ground Mustard, Mayonnaise,

Fresh Cranberry Relish and Horseradish

***

Chicken Entrée of your Choice (See List)

Seafood Scampi

Rice Pilaf

Eggplant Rollatini

 

Penne Pasta with Vodka Coral Sauce

Fresh Seasonal Steamed Vegetables

 

Beverage

Assorted Soft drinks

Dessert

Choice of One:

Chocolate Mousse, Crème Brulee, Tiramisu, Apple Pie or Cheesecake

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

This Menu offered at:

$32.95 per person (Monday thru Thursday)

$36.95 per person (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)*

Plus 20% service charge & 7% tax

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums. Please speak to your Event Consultant

 


Reception Center Sit-Down Lunch

First Course

A pre-selected choice of one:

Caesar Salad with Classic Dressing

or

Tossed Mixed Greens with House Dressing

Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls and Butter

 

The Main Entrees

A pre-selected choice of one:

Pre Selected Choice of Two will be the Cost of Higher Priced Entrée

Chicken Entrée of your Choice $26.95

(See Listings of Chicken on Following Page)

Herb-Encrusted Tilapia with a Buerre Blanc Sauce $ 27.95

Herb-Encrusted Salmon with Grainy Dijon Mustard Sauce $ 28.95

Roast Sliced Sirloin with Madeira Wine Sauce $ 27.95

Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce $ 29.95

Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Au Jus* $ 28.95

Grand Assiette of Salmon & Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin $ 31.95

Grand Assiette of Chicken Entree & Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin $ 30.95

Surf & Turf – Petite Filet Mignon & Stuffed Shrimp $ 36.95

Served with Chef’s Choice of Potato and Vegetable

*Not available for choice day of event

 

Beverage

Assorted Soft Drinks

Dessert

Choice of One:

Chocolate Mousse, Crème Brulee, Tiramisu, Apple Pie or Cheesecake

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

Pricing

All Menus are Subject to a 20% labor charge and 7% sales tax

Prices Listed (Monday thru Friday)

Kindly Add $3.00 per person (Saturday & Sunday)*

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums

Please speak to your Event Consultant

 


Reception Center Sit-Down Dinner

First Course

A pre-selected choice of one:

Pasta Entrée of Your Choice (see listing of Pasta Choices on the following page )

or

Fanned Melon served on a Painted Plate

Second Course

A pre-selected choice of one:

Caesar Salad with Classic Dressing

or

Tossed Mixed Greens with House Dressing

Freshly Baked Dinner Rolls and Butter

 

The Main Entrees

A pre-selected choice of one:

Pre Selected Choice of Two will be the Cost of Higher Priced Entrée

If a Third Entrée is requested a slight increase of $2 per person will be added to the Highest Price Entrée

Chicken Entrée of your Choice $29.95

(See Listings of Chicken on Following Page)

Herb-Encrusted Tilapia with a Buerre Blanc Sauce $ 30.95

Herb-Encrusted Salmon with Grainy Dijon Mustard Sauce $ 31.95

Roast Sliced Sirloin with Madeira Wine Sauce $ 30.95

Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin with Bordelaise Sauce $ 32.95

Roast Prime Rib of Beef, Au Jus* $ 31.95

Grand Assiette of Salmon & Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin $ 34.95

Grand Assiette of Chicken Entree & Tournedos of Beef Tenderloin $ 33.95

Surf & Turf – Petite Filet Mignon & Stuffed Shrimp $ 39.95

Served with Chef’s Choice of Potato and Vegetable

*Not available for choice day of event

 

Beverage

Assorted Soft Drinks

 

Dessert

Choice of One:

Chocolate Mousse, Crème Brulee, Tiramisu, Apple Pie or Cheesecake

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee & Tea

Pricing

All Menus are Subject to a 20% labor charge and 7% sales tax

Prices Listed (Monday thru Thursday)

Kindly Add $3.00 per person (Friday, Saturday & Sunday)*

*Weekend Events must meet the Weekend Minimums. Please speak to your Event Consultant


MERRI-MAKERS CHICKEN ENTRÉES

 

Chicken Tuscany

Grilled Breast of Chicken with a Sauce of Roasted Garlic, Shitake Mushrooms and

Madeira Wine with a Hint of Whole Grain Mustard

Chicken Lauren

Grilled Chicken Topped with Spinach, Roasted Red Peppers and

Mozzarella Cheese in a White Wine Sauce

 

Asiago Chicken

Scallopine of Chicken Topped with Grilled Eggplant,

Flaked Asiago Cheese in a Light Sherry Sauce

 

Chicken A La Russe

Pan Seared Scallopine of Chicken with a Sauce of

Lemon Chardonnay & Fresh Herbs

 

Chicken Merri-Makers

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Wild Mushrooms in a Rosemary Sauce

 

 

Chicken St. Vincent

Grilled Boneless Breast of Chicken Topped with Roasted Red Pepper

and Garlic Coulis with Fresh Basil

 

Balsamic Chicken

Scallopine of Chicken with a Zesty Sauce of Caramelized Shallots

and Creamy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Chicken Piccata

Scallopine of Chicken Lightly Sautèed in White Wine and Lemon

and Completed with Capers

 

Chicken Paillard

Breast of Chicken stuffed with Wild Mushrooms in a Rosemary Sauce

Merri-Makers Chicken Saltimbocca

Breaded Filets of Chicken stuffed with Prosciutto di Parma,

Baby Leaf Spinach and Fresh Mozzarella

finished with a light Mushroom Madeira Wine Reduction

(Fire Roasted Sweet Red Pepper may be substituted for the Prosciutto di Parma)

 

Chicken Fresco

Scallopine of Chicken topped with a 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 and lightly sautéed

in a White Wine and Lemon Butter Sauce

 

Pasta Options:

Penne Vodka-Coral

Miniature Penne Pasta served with Merri-Makers’ Homestyle 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

 

Three Cheese Ravioli in a Pomodoro Sauce

Miniature Ravioli stuffed with Parmesan, Ricotta and Pecorino Romano

Served in a White Wine, Garlic and Roma Tomato Sauce

 

Tortellini Alfredo

Petite Ricotta filled Pasta Twists

Tossed in a Rich, Creamy Parmesan Sauce

RECEPTION CENTER BEVERAGE OPTIONS

Open Bar

Four Hour Open Premium Bar $12.00 Per Person for the First Hour

$8.00 Per Person for the Second Hour

$5.00 Per Person for the Third Hour

$4.00 Per Person for the Fourth Hour

 

Five-Hour Open Premium Bar Same as Above

$2.00 Per Person for the Fifth Hour

 

Four Hour Beer, Wine and Soda Bar $18.00 Per Person

 

Five Hour Beer, Wine and Soda Bar $20.00 Per Person

Tab/Cash Bar

Soda $1.00

Wine $5.00

Mixed Drink $6.00

Up/Martini/2 Liquor $7.00

Domestic Beer $4.00

Imported Beer $5.00

Bottled Water $2.00

 

*Open Bar & Tab Bar prices are subject to 20% labor charge and 7% sales tax.
*$150.00 Bartender Fee.