Menu Suggestions for Lunch
Here is a sampling to whet your imagination.  Presented individually or as a buffet.
The Lunch Menu
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BEEF (recommended cuts: tenderloin, rib eye, flank)
Tenderloin layered on garlic crouton, dressed with tarragon-caper sauce
Flank steak marinated and veiled with horseradish mousseline
Medallions on potato crusts with beurre blanc; broccoli spears
Tenderloin tips marinated in aciote and cilantro; black bean relish
Stir-fry of beef, chicken, sesame seed; plum chutney; rice

PORK (recommended cut: tenderloin, boneless loin)
Baked with Apple Brown Betty; Fall vegetable
Dressed with sauce of raspberry and cassis; wild rice pilaf
Stir-fry of pork, peppers and garam masala; bulgar wheat salad
Crepe of slivered pork and apple, sauce of Calvados laced with cranberry

CHICKEN (recommended cut: boneless breast)
Dressed with Sauce Mornay; broccoli; wild rice pilaf
Dressed with spicy peanut sauce; julienne snow peas; rice
Poached in vermouth and rosemary and glazed with sauce of pan reduction
Poached with shrimp and vegetables, accompanied by garlic hollandaise
Layered with Prosciutto, sage and Fontina cheese, breaded, dressed with a fresh tomato sauce
Stir-fry of chicken, snow peas and ginger; almond rice

PASTA
Lasagna, meat or vegetable, with tomato sauce; vegetable
Manicotti (cheese-filled tubes) with tomato sauce; vegetable
Penne with tomato, mushrooms, onion, and white wine stock
Fettucine with chicken and prosciutto in a sauce of sage and cream

VARIOUS
Eggplant parmesan; pasta with olive oil and vegetable relish
Veal parmesan; vegetable; spaghetti
Gumbo: chicken and sausage; rice and red beans
Turkey breast, sliced and stuffed with wild rice pilaf, dressed with minted pear sauce

COSTS: a la Carte
Pasta, Various: $4.50 - $8.50
Meat: $5.00 - $12.00

COSTS: table d hote (Traditional presentation of main plate accompanied by salad of greens, by bread and butter.)
Pasta, Various: $9.00 - $13.50
Meat: $10.00 - $17.00

Accompanying service charges not included
Accompanying appointments not included
Market costs will fluctuate pricing
Boxed Lunch Menu
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Traditional Choices

I: $9.50
Sandwich on a bread of choice with meat of choice
Mixed Greens Salad with Dressing
Dessert of the Day - e.g., cake, cookie, or bar
Coices: White, Wheat, Rye, Pumpernickel, Croissant, 4" roll
Turkey, Ham, Beef, Pepperoni, Genoa Salami, Capicola,
Tuna Salad, Chicken Salad
Alternates: Fruit Salad (for Salad or Dessert) -no charge
Pasta Salad (for Salad) - add $0.25

II: $8.50

Chef Salad of Greens, Vegetables, Meats, and Cheeses with Dressing
Dessert of the Day


Fanciful Choices

I: $8.75

Caesar Salad with Grilled Chicken
Roll, Butter
Fresh Fruit and Cookies

II: $10.60
Tortellini Salad: tortellini, chicken, vegetables
Mediterranean salad -e.g., Caprese, Gazpacho, Ratatouille-style
Bread Sticks
Fresh Fruit and Cookies

III: $10.60
Chicken and Snow Peas, Ginger Mayonnaise
Bibb Lettuce and Tropical Fruits
Fruit Bread (banana, lemon, cranberry, etc)
Dessert of the Day

IV: Market Price

Crab Legs and Avocado, Lemon Mayonnaise
Saffron Rice Salad
Fresh Fruit Plate

V: Market Price
Marinated Tender of Beef with Black Bean Relish
Gazpacho Salad Guacamole
Dessert of the Day
Cold Lunch Menu
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Sandwiches (All sandwiches made with tomato, lettuce, and cheese. Mayonnaise and mustard provided to the side as appropriate.)
6" Grinder - choice of meat(s), sweet fried peppers, olive oil dressing  $4.00
8" Grinder - choice of meat(s), sweet fried peppers, olive oil dressing  $5.00
10" Wrap - choice of meat(s)  $7.00
Hard Roll, Croissant, or Sliced bread - choice of meat(s)  $3.50
Sandwich Board assorted breads, meats, cheeses (per person)  $4.00

Salads
Mixed Greens and vegetables with dressings, crackers  $2.85 
Chef with dressing, crackers  $6.00
Fruit Presentation (5 oz)  $1.50
Pasta and vegetables with Vinaigrette (lb)  $5.25
Pasta, Provencal-style (lb)  $6.25
Pasta and chicken with Lemon mayonnaise (lb)  $5.25
Chicken and snow pea with Ginger mayonnaise (lb)  $6.50
Red Potato (lb)  $4.20

Accompaniments
Fruit, cut: assorted (3 oz)  $1.00 
Vegetables, pared: assorted  $0.75
Potato Chips (bag)  $0.50
Potato Chips (lb)  $3.50

Beverages
Sodas, 2L: assorted (with ice)  $2.00 
Sodas, 12 oz: assorted (with ice)  $0.80
Water, 1/2 L: Spring (with ice)  $0.80
Iced Tea (gal)  $5.00
Juice, 10 oz: assorted  $1.00
Ice (lb)  $0.25
Coffee, regular and decaffeinated, with accompaniments (cup) $0.80

When considering portions for salads such as the fruit, pasta or potato, allocate 5-6 oz if a side dish, 8-10 oz if the main dish.

Typical Cold Lunch Buffet Menu $8.00
Sandwich, Assorted breads: Assorted meats
Condiments: mayo, mustard
Salad of Mixed Greens w/ Dressings
Dessert
Soda, 12 oz: assorted
Ice

Tableware, Disposable
Fork, dinner
Plate, 10"
Napkin, dinner
Tumbler, 10 oz

All meals presented with disposable tableware.
Service ware -trays, utensils, etc. - provided as needed.
Hot Lunch Menu
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Hot Lunch
Salad of Mixed Greens with dressing or Fruit Presentation
Vegetable, Starch as noted or as requested
Bread, butter
Dessert or Fruit Presentation

Choice of one of the following Plates: $8.50/person
Chicken (or Turkey) Tetrazzini
Chicken and vegetables en croute (Chicken pan pie)
Stir-fry of chicken, snow peas and ginger; rice
Stir-fry of pork, vegetables and garam masala (spice blend); rice
Ham Loaf; potatoes au gratin; green beans
Eggplant Parmesan; linguini with olive oil and vegetable relish
Fettucine with chicken, prosciutto in sauce of sage and cream
Penne with chicken, sausage, vegetables, Provencal-style
Lasagna, meat or vegetable, with tomato sauce; vegetable
Manicotti (cheese-filled tubes) with tomato sauce; vegetable

Choice of one of the following Plates: $9.50/person
Chicken breast with Sauce Mornay; broccoli; rice pilaf
Chicken Cordon Bleu veiled with mustard sauce
Chicken breast stuffed with broccoli, veiled with cream sauce
Turkey breast stuffed with wild rice, dressed with minted pear sauce
Pork loin roasted with Apple Brown Betty
Pork loin roasted and dressed with sauce of raspberry and Cassis
Meat loaf; roasted red potatoes; vegetable medley
Veal Parmesan; spaghetti with tomato sauce; vegetable
Stir-fry of beef, broccoli, and sesame; rice
Beef tenderloin tips and Sauce Madeira nested in egg noodles -Market Price
Shoulder tender of beef, grilled; peppers and onion
Mixed Grill of beef tender, chicken breast, and pork tenderloin

All meals presented with disposable plate, fork, knife, and napkin
Service ware and trays, chafers, utensils, etc. - provided as needed