CATERING

SOCIAL – WEDDINGS & CELEBRATIONS

Thank you for considering Chautauqua for hosting your special occasion. The Chautauqua Dining Hall is proud to be the exclusive provider for all events held within the park. Menu options for your evening affair can be tailored to fit your specific catering needs with and without full-service staffing. We are happy to customize menus to fit a variety of budgets, varying tastes, and dietary restrictions.

 

Dinner Menus

THESE ARE JUST SAMPLES! ASK US FOR MORE IDEAS.

Includes locally roasted coffee, Boulder Dushanbe hot teas, soda, and dinner roll.

BLUEBELL

Seared Rosemary Chicken | wild mushroom cream

Dijon Crusted Trout | Dijon mustard bread crumbs

Roasted Rainbow carrots

Prairie Medley Wild Rice

Seasonal Berry Pie

FLAGSTAFF

Menu includes (2) butler passed AND (1) stationed appetizer platters.

Choice of a Signature Soup or Salad

AND

Slow Smoked Pork Roast |cider mustard jus

Fresh Thyme Chicken | garlic pan jus, caramelized onions

Seared Mahi-Mahi |tomatoes, capers, white wine

Spinach Salad | orange segments, pecans, dried cranberries, grated parmesan, balsamic vinaigrette

Lemon Curd Cake

SUMAC

Menu includes (2) butler passed OR (1) stationed appetizer platter.

Choice of a Signature Soup or Salad

AND

Pepper Bistro Steak |shallot brandy sauce or bordelaise

Chipotle Honey-Glazed Salmon

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Sauteed Greens

Chocolate Raspberry Cake

PRIMROSE

Menu includes (2) butler passed AND (2) stationed appetizer platters.

Choice of a Signature Soup or Salad

AND

Tuscan Grilled Chicken | garlic, rosemary, and red chili flakes, lemon beurre blanc

12- hour Smoked Brisket | caramelized onion jus, horseradish crème, or bourbon BBQ

Butternut Stuffed Shells | butternut squash, ricotta, sage cream, candied walnuts (VV)

Cauliflower Gratin, Garlic Green Beans

Cheesecake with fresh fruit compote

Signature Soups & Salads

SOUPS

Colorado Hatch Pork Green Chili

Elk Sausage Chili

Winter Squash with Coconut & Ginger (Vegan Option Available)

Colorado Onion Soup with Rosemary and Gruyere Cheese Crostini

 

SALADS

Hibiscus Tea-Infused Pear

spinach, arugula, dried cranberries, pepitas, chevre, sherry vinaigrette

Mesclun

mixed greens, slivered almonds, goat cheese, dried cherries, sweet basil vinaigrette

Sprout

butter lettuce, mixed sprouts, pea shoots, pumpkin, sunflower seeds, pickled red onion, radish, sherry vinaigrette (VV)   

Wedge

chopped romaine, blue cheese crumbles, cherry tomatoes, green onions, sun-dried tomato ranch

Niçoise

mixed greens, green beans, cucumber, tomato, boiled egg, olives, feta, champagne vinaigrette 

Appetizers

STATIONED

Domestic Cheese & Fruit Platter

Assorted crackers

Seasonal Grilled Vegetable Platter

farmers cheese, rustic bread, olive oil

Tuscan White Bean Hummus Platter

fresh vegetables, pita (VV)

Pickled Vegetable, Marinated Olives, Chili Roasted Nuts (VV)

Caprese Platter

fresh mozzarella, tomato, basil

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Brie Wheel

seasonal chutney, crusty bread

Hot Artichoke Dip

fresh vegetables, bread

Smoked Chicken Wings

Appetizers

PASSED – COLD

Phyllo Cups with Brie

blueberry coulis, pistachio

Stone Fruit Burrata Crostini

stone fruit, burrata, roasted walnuts, arugula, white balsamic drizzle

Prosciutto Canapé

burrata, pickled figs, pepitas

Cured Beet Trout Canapé

farmers cheese, lemon,

Roasted Beet & Goat Cheese Canapé

Garlic Chili Shrimp Tapas

red pepper coulis

Prosciutto & Melon Skewer

honey, cumin

Quinoa Canapé

cashew cream, arugula, pistachio, dried cherries, quinoa cracker (VV)

Beetroot & Garlic Mushroom Canapé

beetroot hummus, sautéed garlic mushrooms, dill, pita rounds (VV)

Appetizers

PASSED – HOT

Artichoke Purses

in puff pastry

Vegan “Crab” Cakes

wakame, tofu & “tartar” (VV)

Sweet Onion Tart

gorgonzola, seven pepper jelly

Bacon Wrapped Chorizo Stuffed Dates

Elk or Lamb Sausage Bites

mustard, sauerkraut

Greek Lamb Meatballs

sweet tomato, feta

Buffalo Chicken Meatballs

blue cheese

Chickpea Kufteh

Persian tomato sauce

Buffalo Cauliflower Skewers

vegan “blue cheese” (VV)

Dessert

Seasonal Fruit Crisps

Flourless Chocolate Cake (GF)

Fruit Tartlets

Lemon Poppy Cake with Raspberry Filling

German Chocolate Cake

Cheesecake with Fresh Fruit Compote

Chocolate Mousse with Berries

Vegan Coconut Cream Parfait Assorted Tea Cakes (VV)

Vegan Carrot Cake (VV)

Custom cakes & pies | baked locally in Louisville, CO.

 

Beverages

Outside alcohol is not permitted on the Chautauqua premises.  Choose from a cash bar or a hosted bar package customized to your menu. A beverage estimate will be provided to you based on your bar package, guest count and length of event (beverages are sold per consumption). Ask our coordinators about our signature themed cocktails and/or mock tails to enliven your occasion.

center table arrangement with sticks and greenery

Booking Terms

Requests for catering services can be accommodated up to 72 hours prior to your event date. Each Chautauqua venue has a required food and beverage minimum. A minimum guest count of (8) is required. Arrangements for a catered event in your lodge or cottage during your stay can be made, ask your coordinator for more details.