Holiday Parties

 

Holiday Lunch Menus at the Windsor Ballroom

 

HOLIDAY SIT-DOWN LUNCH

Featuring a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Appetizer
Select one

  • Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce
  • Classic Caesar salad
  • Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette
  • Martini caprese: juicy grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella in garlic basil pesto, served in a petite-stem cocktail glass

Entrée Selections
Select three
Pre-count due 10 days prior to the event

  • Eggplant rollatini
  • Farfalle primavera
  • Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce
  • Sliced roasted NY strip steak with wild mushroom sauce
  • Grilled lemon chicken
  • Roulade of chicken Florentine with spinach and Boursin cheese, charred tomato velouté sauce
  • Ginger infused salmon with a honey teriyaki glaze
  • Pan seared sole in citrus butter with fresh lemon

All entrées served with chef’s selection of accompaniments, freshly baked rolls, and butter

**Additional charge per person for an extra entree

Dessert
Select one

  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Snow Ball Dessert
  • Cheesecake with Strawberry Sauce
  • Assorted Holiday Cookies on Tables

Refreshments

  • Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea

HOLIDAY LUNCH BUFFET

Features a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Salads
Select one

  • Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette
  • Classic Caesar salad
  • Greek salad: cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives, Feta, and Greek dressing (no lettuce)

Entrées
Select four

  • Grilled lemon chicken
  • Chicken francaise or Marsala
  • Chicken saltimbocca
  • Sesame chicken
  • Southern fried chicken tenders
  • Boneless bbq beef ribs
  • Filet of beef strips with caramelized onions, bell peppers
  • Swedish or Italian meatballs
  • Italian sausage with peppers, sweet onions, tomato basil
  • Eggplant rollatini
  • Fried ravioli
  • Gourmet mac and cheese
  • Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce
  • Ricotta stuffed shells
  • Spanish paella
  • Fried calamari
  • Seafood scampi
  • Steamed mussels with a choice of tomato garlic broth or white wine, garlic, and shallot broth

All entrées served with chef’s selection of accompaniments, freshly baked rolls, and butter

Dessert + Refreshments

  • Chef’s selection of holiday desserts to be served on the buffet
  • Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea
  • Assorted soft drinks

Holiday Dinner Menus

 

HOLIDAY SIT-DOWN DINNER

Features a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Appetizer
Select one

Martini caprese: juicy grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella in garlic basil pesto, served in a petite-stem cocktail glass

Portobello Napoleon: sautéed baby spinach and roasted red bell peppers baked into the center of a large portobello
mushroom, blanketed with melted mozzarella cheese and caramelized onions, on a bed of greens infused with
balsamic vinaigrette

Roasted vegetables in puff pastry: over field greens with walnuts, cranberries, and a raspberry vinaigrette

Butternut squash ravioli in a brown butter sage sauce

Salad
Select one
Classic Caesar salad
Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette

Entrées
Select three

Filet of Sole Stuffed with Lobster + Lump Crab with a citrus butter sauce and fresh lemon

Ginger-Infused Salmon with a honey teriyaki glaze

Breast of Chicken Topped with Lump Crab in a roasted tomato béarnaise sauce

Herb Roasted French Breast of Chicken in a sherry reduction

Roulade of Chicken Florentine with spinach and Boursin cheese, charred tomato velouté sauce

Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef au jus, with a side of spicy horseradish sauce

Sliced roasted NY strip steak with wild mushroom sauce

Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce

All entrées served with chef’s selection of accompaniments, freshly baked rolls, and butter

Desserts
Dessert pedestal: three sweet tiers of petit indulgences served at each table: strawberries dipped in dark chocolate, cream puffs, éclairs, Napoleons, and freshly filled cannolis

Refreshments
Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea
Assorted soft drinks

 

HOLIDAY DINNER BUFFET

Features a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Salad
Select two
Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette
Classic Caesar salad
Greek salad: cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives, Feta, and Greek dressing (no lettuce)

Buffet Entrées
Select four
Grilled lemon chicken
Chicken francaise or Marsala
Chicken saltimbocca
Sesame chicken
Southern fried chicken tenders
Boneless bbq beef ribs
Filet of beef strips with caramelized onions, bell peppers
Swedish or Italian meatballs
Italian sausage with peppers, sweet onions, tomato basil
Eggplant rollatini
Fried ravioli
Gourmet mac and cheese
Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce
Ricotta stuffed shells
Spanish paella
Fried calamari
Seafood scampi
Steamed mussels with a choice of tomato garlic broth or white wine, garlic, and shallot broth

All entrées served with chef’s selection of accompaniments, freshly baked rolls, and butter

Desserts
Chef’s selection of petite desserts to be served on the buffet

Refreshments
Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea
Assorted soft drinks

Holiday Special Occasion Menus

 

HOLIDAY SPECIAL OCCASION DINNER

Features a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

4-hour package with 4-hour premium open bar or 5-hour package with 5-hour premium open bar. Additional charge per person for Saturday evening (subject to availability)

COCKTAIL HOUR

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Fruits + Fromage
Perfectly paired cheeses, fruits, and artisan breads

CHEESE wedges of artisan walnut pecorino, peppercorn
pecorini, piacentinu with saffron, and caciocavallo
ragusano cheese, wheels of garlic and herb boursin,
gouda, morsels of havarti, cheddar, Muenster, and bleu
cheese, accented with fresh berries and grapes

ARTISAN BREAD olive and rosemary loaf, semolina
twist, marble rye, French baguettes, medley of crackers,
whipped butter, and infused oils

Hot + Cold Hors D’oeuvres
Passed on silver trays by uniformed servers. Including but not limited to:

Arancini (Italian rice balls)
Assortment of perogies
Brie and apricot puff
Bruschetta
Chicken and lemon grass spring roll
Cocktail franks
Crudite shooters
Mac and cheese triangles
Mini calzones
Mini reubens
Mozzarella triangles
Philly cheese steak spring rolls
Spanakopita

Choice of Display
Select one
Fresh Seasonal Fruits
Grilled Marinated Veggies

SIT-DOWN DINNER RECEPTION

Appetizer
Select one

Martini caprese: juicy grape tomatoes and fresh mozzarella in garlic basil pesto, served in a petite-stem cocktail glass

Portobello Napoleon: sautéed baby spinach and roasted red bell peppers baked into the center of a large portobello
mushroom, blanketed with melted mozzarella cheese and caramelized onions, on a bed of greens infused with
balsamic vinaigrette

Roasted vegetables in puff pastry: over field greens with walnuts, cranberries, and a raspberry vinaigrette

Butternut squash ravioli in a brown butter sage sauce

Salad
Select one
Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette
Classic Caesar salad

Entrées
Select three

Filet of Sole Stuffed with Lobster + Lump Crab with a citrus butter sauce and fresh lemon

Ginger-Infused Salmon with a honey teriyaki glaze

Breast of Chicken Topped with Lump Crab in a roasted tomato béarnaise sauce

Herb Roasted French Breast of Chicken in a sherry reduction

Roulade of Chicken Florentine with spinach and Boursin cheese, charred tomato velouté sauce

Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef au jus, with a side of spicy horseradish sauce

Sliced roasted NY strip steak with wild mushroom sauce

Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce

Desserts
Dessert pedestal: three sweet tiers of petit indulgences served at each table: strawberries dipped in dark chocolate, cream puffs, éclairs, Napoleons, and freshly filled cannolis

Refreshments
Premium open bar
Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea
Assorted soft drinks

HOLIDAY SPECIAL OCCASION BUFFET

Features a Festively Decorated Lobby, Poinsettia Centerpieces, & Choice of Holiday Napkins

4-hour package with 4-hour premium open bar or 5-hour package with 5-hour premium open bar. Additional charge per person for Saturday evening (subject to availability)

COCKTAIL HOUR

Welcome Toast
Select one

  • Holiday champagne toast
  • Spiced cider toast

Fruits + Fromage
Perfectly paired cheeses, fruits, and artisan breads

CHEESE wedges of artisan walnut pecorino, peppercorn
pecorini, piacentinu with saffron, and caciocavallo
ragusano cheese, wheels of garlic and herb boursin,
gouda, morsels of havarti, cheddar, Muenster, and bleu
cheese, accented with fresh berries and grapes

ARTISAN BREAD olive and rosemary loaf, semolina
twist, marble rye, French baguettes, medley of crackers,
whipped butter, and infused oils

Hot + Cold Hors D’oeuvres
Passed on silver trays by uniformed servers. Including but not limited to:

Arancini (Italian rice balls)
Assortment of perogies
Brie and apricot puff
Bruschetta
Chicken and lemon grass spring roll
Cocktail franks
Crudite shooters
Mac and cheese triangles
Mini calzones
Mini reubens
Mozzarella triangles
Philly cheese steak spring rolls
Spanakopita

Choice of Display
Select one
Fresh Seasonal Fruits
Grilled Marinated Veggies

BUFFET DINNER RECEPTION

Salads
Mesclun greens with red wine vinaigrette
Classic Caesar salad
Greek salad: cucumbers, tomatoes, red onion, kalamata olives, Feta, and Greek dressing (no lettuce)

Buffet Entrées
Select four

Grilled lemon chicken
Chicken francaise or Marsala
Chicken saltimbocca
Sesame chicken
Southern fried chicken tenders
Boneless bbq beef ribs
Filet of beef strips with caramelized onions, bell peppers
Swedish or Italian meatballs
Italian sausage with peppers, sweet onions, tomato basil
Eggplant rollatini
Fried ravioli
Gourmet mac and cheese
Penne pasta in a vodka blush sauce
Ricotta stuffed shells
Spanish paella
Fried calamari
Seafood scampi
Steamed mussels with a choice of tomato garlic broth or
white wine, garlic, and shallot broth

All entrées served with chef’s selection of accompaniments, freshly baked rolls, and butter

Desserts
Chef’s selection of petite desserts to be served on the buffet

Refreshments
Premium open bar
Freshly brewed coffee, decaffeinated coffee, and tea
Assorted soft drinks

 

PLEASE NOTE

Dates subject to availability.
All pricing is subject to prevailing New Jersey state sales tax & hotel service charge
Maitre d’ fee plus tax (no additional service charge) for parties with 100 guests or more
(Server fee, if applicable, is subject to tax but is not subject to additional service charge)

Menus subject to change.

HOLIDAY LUNCH MENUS
Available Monday-Friday only
25 person minimum required. Server fee plus tax for parties under 30 guests

HOLIDAY SIT-DOWN DINNER
Additional charge per person for Friday or Saturday evenings.
25 person minimum required. Server fee plus tax for parties under 30 guests.

HOLIDAY DINNER BUFFET
Additional charge per person for Friday or Saturday evenings.
35 person minimum required.

HOLIDAY SPECIAL OCCASION MENUS
Additional charge per person for a Saturday evening.
Minimum guests required:
Monday-Thursday: 50 guests
Saturday afternoon, Sunday: 100 guests
Friday evening: 120 guests
Saturday evening: 140 guests

(Menu version 18-1 – menu details are subject to change)