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Villanova Catering's menu options include everything from casual refreshments to upscale full-service dinners. However, your choices are not limited to the listed selections. Our catering coordinators will work with you to meet the unique needs of your group with customized menus and event packages. For sit-down plated dinners, please reach out to Catering. We will work with you to meet the unique needs of your group.
 

A LA CARTE & BEVERAGES

Minimum 12 per order

  • Bagels, Cream Cheese & Jelly $1.95 each
  • Assorted Pastries $2.25 each 
  • Brownies $1.50 each
  • Large Chocolate Chip Cookies $1.50 each
  • Soft Pretzels $1.00 each
  • Cinnamon Twist Pretzels $2.00 each 
  • Ready to eat Smoothies $3.95 each
  • Yogurt Cups $1.95 each
  • Overnight Oats $1.95
  • Breakfast Bars $1.95 each 
  • Assorted Candy $2.00 each
  • Bagged Potato Chips $1.25 each 
  • Bagged Pretzels $1.25 each
  • Bagged Smartfood Popcorn $1.25 each 
  • Hand Fruit $1.00 each
  • La Colombe Coffee Service Regular, Decaffeinated & Hot Water $2.45 pp (20 person minimum)
  • La Colombe Cold Brew (serves 10) $45.00
 
  • Dasani Water (12 oz) $1.50 
  • Orange Juice (10 oz) $1.75 
  • Apple Juice (10 oz) $1.75 
  • Iced Tea (16 oz) $1.75 
  • Lemonade (16 oz) $1.75 
  • Soda (12 oz can) $1.50
  • Hot chocolate $1.50
  • Apple Cider $1.50

PARTY FAVORITES & HORS D'OEUVRES

Minimum 12

  • Antipasto with Cured Meats, Cheese, & Crackers $6.95 pp 
  • Spinach and Artichoke Dip with Crudité & Pita $2.95 pp 
  • Buffalo Chicken Dip with Crudité & Pita $2.95 pp
  • Mexican Fiesta includes Chips, Salsa & Guacamole $3.95 pp 
  • Hummus Platter includes Pita, Grapes & Crudité $4.95 pp 
  • Cheese Tray $4.95 pp
  • Seasonal Fresh Fruit Tray $3.95 pp
  • Crudité Tray $3.95 pp (Vegan option available) 
  • Mini Dessert Trays $5.95 pp

 

A la Carte Stationary Hors d'Oeuvres
(can also be offered as passed upon request)

25 pieces per choice of 1 appetizer $75

  • Classic Pigs in a Blanket with Sauerkraut Mustard
  • Black Angus Mini Sliders with Secret Sauce
  • Spanakopita with Whipped Feta (VEG)
  • Cheesesteak Dumplings with Sriracha Ketchup
  • Oven Baked Brie Purses with Fig Jam (VEG)
  • Four Cheese Arancini with Roasted Tomato Aioli (VEG)
  • Pan Seared Edamame Dumplings with Ginger Ponzu Sauce (VEG)
  • Roasted Poblano and Corn Croquettes with Jalapeno Aioli (VEG)

25 pieces per choice of 1 appetizer $125

  • Black Truffle Mac & Cheese Tarts (VEG)
  • Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail with Horseradish Cocktail Sauce (GF)
  • Mini Crab Cakes, Old Bay Tarter Sauce
  • Buffalo Cauliflower Bites, Buttermilk Ranch, Celery

1 Hour Reception Package

Passed Hors d'Oeurves (cannot be offered stationary)
$30.00 per guest - Choose 6 options

  • Pekey Toe Crab Toast with Lemon, Fennel
  • Nashville Hot Chicken Slider on a Potato Bun with B&B Pickle
  • Smoked Salmon Crostini on Pumpernickel, Crème Fraiche
  • Bacon Wrapped Short Ribs with Blue Cheese Mousse (GF)
  • Shrimp Toast, Sambal, Nori Dust
  • Steak Tartar Bite, Grilled Focaccia, Ceasar
  • Buffalo Chicken Wing, Crisp Cornet, Blue Cheese, Celery
  • Lobster Ceviche, Spicy Tomato, Avocado, Plantains
  • Tuna Tartare, Wonton, Sesame, Spicy Mayo
  • Kobe Beef Montadito, Romesco Sauce, Idiazabal Cheese
  • Deviled Quail Eggs, Beet Pickled Quail Eggs, Whipped Dijon
  • Meatball Sliders, Potato Bun, Marinara, Fresh Mozzarella

Menus subject to change based on availability 

BUFFETS

Breakfast Buffet

Minimum 20 guests -  $19.95 pp

Scrambled Eggs
Sausage or Bacon
Home Fried Potatoes
Belgian Waffles with Syrup
Bagel Assortment
Assorted Pastries
Bottled Water
Assorted Juices
La Colombe Coffee, Tea, Decaf Coffee Service

Continental Breakfast

$139.00 - serves 20 

Yogurt – 10 each
Overnight Oats 10 each
2 DZ Mini Bagels
Breakfast bars – 10 each
La Colombe Coffee, Tea, Decaf Coffee Service

Gourmet Sandwich Buffet  

$18.95 Per Person
Minimum 20 

Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday & Sunday

Tuna Salad with Lettuce & Tomato on Multigrain Bread

Greek Quinoa Wrap 

Chicken Cutlet with Fresh Mozzarella & Roasted Red Peppers on Ciabatta

Available Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Bahn Mi Chicken Sandwich 

Roasted Deli Turkey with Boursin  & Arugula 

Roasted Butternut Squash & Black Bean Salad Wrap

**All choices include a Green salad, Potato chips, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Bottled Water

 

Traditional Sandwich Buffet  

$12.95 Per Person
Minimum 20 

Your Choice of Four Sandwiches

Turkey and Cheese, Ham and Cheese, Roast Beef and Cheese, or Vegetarian Sandwich

All choices include Potato Chips, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and bottled water

GF Options are available upon request

$16.00 pp
Minimum 20 

Choice of one:

Chicken Fajita served with a soft tortilla, slaw & sour cream

Roasted Chicken served with rice pilaf & vegetable du jour

Penne Pasta & Meatballs served with garlic bread

All choices include dessert & bottled water

Upscale Dinner Buffet

Effective January 16 - March 10, 2024
Price Per Guest $49.95
Minimum 25 Guests

Passed Hor’s Douvers (Pick 4)

Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Horseradish Cocktail Sauce
Seared Maryland Crab Cakes, Caper Remoulade
Beef Tartare Crostini, Truffle Aioli
Classic Pigs in a Blanket, Sauerkraut Mustard
Spanakopita, Whipped Feta
Buffalo Chicken Wing, Blue Cheese Espuma, Mini Cornet Cone
Oven Baked Brie Purses, Fig Jam
Fontina Arancini, Roasted Tomato Aioli|
Bacon Wrapped Short Rib, Bleu Cheese Mousse
Smoked Salmon Crostini, Pumpernickel, Crème Fraiche

Dinner Entrees (Pick 2)

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Classic Gravy
Filet Mignon, Peppercorn Horseradish Cream Sauce
Grilled Chicken Breast Pomodora, Balsamic Bruscetta, Basil
Crispy Seared Local Chicken Thighs, Lemon, Rosemary
Seared Alaskan Halibut, Champagne Beurre Blanc
Roasted Skuna Bay Salmon, Lemon Thyme
Eggplant Napoleon, Roasted Tomato
Crispy Chickpea Panese, Quinoa Pilaf, Roasted Tomato Salsa
Kennet Square Roasted Mushrooms, Stone Ground Polenta
Cavatappi, Roasted Butternut Squash, Sage Brown Butter

Sides

Vegetables (pick 1)

Charred Butternut Squash
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Caramelized Baby Carrots
Grilled Asparagus
Roasted Lemon Garlic Cauliflower
Sauteed Green Beans, Roasted Shallots

Starches (pick 1)

Truffle Scented Parmesan Fingerling Potatoes
Melted Yukon Gold Potatoes
Herb Roasted Sweet Potatoes
Baked Macaroni and Cheese

Salads (Pick 1)

Mesclun Greens, Shaved Pears, Crumbled Bleu Cheese
Cranberry and Feta Salad, Frisee, Radicchio
Classic Caesar Salad, Brioche Croutons
Rocket Arugula Salad, Avocado, Heirloom Cherry Tomatoes, Pink Grapefruit
Roasted Beet and Apple Salad, Watercress

Desserts are a selection of Chef's Specialty Convections

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Latin Inspired Buffet

$39.95 pp
Minimum 25

  • Ensalada Verde, Baby Watercress, Baby Arugula, Haricot Vert, Fava Beans, Sherry Vinaigrette (GF, V)
  • Ancho Crusted Flat Iron Steak with Fire Roasted Chipotle Salsa (GF, DF)
  • Panko Crusted Red Snapper with Salsa Verde (GF, DF)
  • Stuffed Bell Peppers Quinoa, Cranberries, Golden Raisins, Red Onions, Carrots, Peppers (GF, V)
  • Roasted Cumin and Garlic Cauliflower (GF, V)
  • Cilantro and Lime Rice (GF, V)
  • Churros with Dulce Leche 
  • Bottled Water
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Taste of Italy Buffet

$39.95 pp
Minimum 25 

  • Classic Caesar Salad, Romaine, Shredded Parmesan, Creamy Caesar Dressing (GF)
  • Classic Chicken Parmesan
  • Rigatoni in Sunday Beef and Pork Gravy (DF)
  • Ratatouille- Japanese Eggplant, Summer Squash, Fire Roasted Tomato Salsa, Burrata (GF)
  • Charred Broccolini, Red Pepper Flakes, Shaved Garlic (GF, V)
  • Four Cheese Tortellini with Basil Pesto
  • Classic Cannolis and Ricotta Cookies
  • Bottled Water
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Asian Fusion Buffet

$39.95 pp
Minimum 25 

  • Chinese Chopped Salad, Shredded Romaine, Radicchio, Carrots, Shredded Broccoli, Sesame Vinaigrette (GF, V)
  • Thai Grilled Sirloin Beef, Marinated Beef, Fresh Herbs and Spices (GF, DF)
  • Orange Ginger Glazed Chicken with Shishito Peppers (GF, DF)
  • Miso Glazed Baby Eggplant (GF, V)
  • Oven Roasted Broccoli, Tamari (GF, V)
  • Classic Vegetable Fried Rice, Scallions, Edamame (GF, V)
  • Fortune Cookies and Chef’s Selection of Mini Desserts
  • Bottled Water & Lemonade

 

For sit down plated dinners please reach out to catering at catering@villanova.edu. We will work with you to meet the unique needs of your group.

DIETARY RESTRICTIONS

We offer a vegetarian option on all our menu packages. To ensure all your guests have an experience that exceeds their expectations we offer vegan, gluten, and dairy free options upon request. Our chefs are trained to properly prepare specialized meals to ensure your guest’s safety regarding a specific food allergy while providing a delicious and nutritious meal. If you do not find a suitable meal in our catering menu, our Executive Chef will be happy to develop a menu to meet all your specific needs.

We are very proud that all of the food we prepare and serve is free of partially hydrogenated oils (trans-fats), all sources of Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), peanuts, tree nuts and coconut. Additionally,  all seafood served on our menus is sustainable and sourced following the guidelines set by the Monterey Bay Aquarium's Seafood Watch Program. Our cooking and salad oils are non-GMO, expeller pressed canola oil.

Catering Office
Connelly Center, 1st Floor

  

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