Conference and Event Planning

From a formal served dinner to a casual buffet meal, our offerings are endless. The menus highlights our most popular selections although we are not limited to them. We welcome special menus and themes and will do what it takes to make your  evening tailored to your specifications. The rehearsal dinner is a special time to spend with the family and friends who will share in your wedding day. Take the time to relax on this evening and enjoy the fine food and comfortable atmosphere of the University Club. After months of planning, you deserve to be waited on by the excellent staff, served a meal carefully prepared and created by experienced chefs, and enjoy the company of those around you.
Let us cater to you.

Rehearsal Dinner Menu
University Club
The Pew Campus


Cold Hors d' oeuvres
50 Pieces 

Iced Shrimp
Served with Traditional Cocktail Sauce

Prosciutto & Asparagus

Grilled Vegetable Napoleon
with Balsamic Syrup


Beef Tenderloin
Grilled Tenderloin of Beef on Toast Point with Piquant Sauce

Phyllo Cup
Crab & Fennel Salad

Smoked Trout Mousse on Cucumber Coin

Smoked Salmon & Caviar

Fresh Mozzarella
Bocconcini & Plum Tomato Slice with Basil Pesto on Garlic Crouton

Petite Croissant Sandwiches
Smoked Turkey, Grilled Vegetable, Chicken Salad & Shrimp Salad


Hot Hors d' oeuvres
50 Pieces 

Wild Mushroom & Leek Duxelle in Petite Tart Shell

Chicken, Caramelized Onions & Chihuahua Cheese
Served with Pico de gallo & Sour Cream

Spring Rolls
Roasted Duck with Plum Sauce

Mini Cakes
Corn & Black Bean Cakes with Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

Tender Beef Satay with Roasted Tomato Cream & Crispy Onions

Sesame Chicken Skewers with Spicy Orange Glaze

Grilled Shrimp & Date Brochette with Chipotle Aioli

Spinach & Feta Cheese


Culinary Displays
Serves 25 guests 

Premium Domestic & Imported Cheeses
Grapes, Nuts & Dried Fruits
Crackers & Baguette Slices

Italian Meats & Cheeses
Grilled Vegetables, Olives & Pepperoncini
Roma Tomato Bruschetta
Crackers & Focaccia

Farmers Harvest
Crisp Garden Vegetables
Herbed Ranch Dip

Smoked Salmon
Sliced Norwegian Smoked Salmon
Chopped Egg, Onions, Capers, Cream Cheese & Mini Bagels

Mediterranean Sampler
Garlic Hummus, Tabbouleh & Baba Ghanoush
Kalamata Olives, Feta, Tomatoes & Cucumbers
Toasted Pita Triangles

Fresh Fruit
Sliced Seasonal Fruits & Berries
Honey-Yogurt Dip


Dinner Buffet
Price per guest includes Rolls & Butter, Coffee, Iced Tea & Water, Service Staff,
Table Linen & China Service
20-guest minimum

Main Entree
(Select 1) 

Stuffed Pork Loin with Ginger Sauce
$22.00 per guest 

Sesame Encrusted Seared Salmon
$24.00 per guest 

Savory Stuffed Flounder with Lemon-Dill Butter
$22.50 per guest 

Chicken Marsala
$20.00 per guest 

Chicken Breast Vesuvio
$20.00 per guest 

Accompaniment Entree
(Select 1)

Roast Beef au jus, Shrimp Creole, Herbed Baked Chicken Beef & Wine Pie, Chicken Stir Fry, Andouille Jambalaya, Vegetarian Lasagna, Sliced Baked Ham, Baked Penne Alfredo Primavera, Roasted Turkey with Dried Cherry Sauce

Chilled Salads
(Select 2)

Country Coleslaw, Waldorf Salad, Tomato/Basil/Feta Cous Cous, Crudite Platter, Greek Salad, Classic Fare Caesar Salad, Oriental Noodle Salad, Fresh Fruit Salad, Red Skin Potato Salad, Vegetarian Pasta Salad, Spinach Salad, Garden Salad with Dressing Duo         

Side Dishes
(Select 2)

Wild Rice Pilaf, Au Gratin Potatoes, Roasted Red Skin Potatoes, Honey Glazed Carrots, Vesuvio Potatoes, Oven Roasted Root Vegetables, Buttered Corn Twice Baked Potatoes, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Broccoli Polonaise, California Blend, Green Beans

Served Dinner
Price per guest includes Classic House Salad, Rolls & Butter, Coffee, Iced Tea & Water,
Service Staff, Table Linen & China Service
10 guest minimum 

Prime Rib of Beef au jus
Slow Roasted 10 ounce Portion
Seasonal Vegetable
Twice Baked Potato
$22.00 per guest 

Peppercorn Beef Tenderloin
Bordelaise Sauce
Parmesan Broiled Tomato
Seasonal Vegetable
Lyonnaise Potatoes
$23.50 per guest

 Rack of Veal
Pommeray Mustard Sauce
Woodland Mushrooms
Seasonal Vegetable
Polenta Cakes
$25.00 per guest 

Herb Encrusted Lamb Chops
Raspberry Gastrique
Seasonal Vegetables
Pear-Leek Mashed Potatoes
$25.00 per guest 

Chicken Cordon Bleu
White-Wine Sage Sauce
Seasonal Vegetable
Rice Pilaf
$18.00 per guest

Chicken Marsala
Mushroom-Marsala Wine Sauce
Seasonal Vegetable
Roasted New Potatoes
$18.00 per guest 

Chicken Shitake Roulade
Garlic Cream Sauce
Seasonal Vegetables
$19.00 per person

Grilled Salmon Filet
Smoked Tomato Salsa
Seasonal Vegetable
Israeli Cous Cous
$22.00 per guest

Seared Tuna Steak
Asian Emulsion
Seasonal Vegetable
Jasmine Tea Rice
$21.00 per guest

Vegetarian 1
Wild Rice Stuffed Roasted Pepper
Carrot Puree
Seasonal Vegetable
$17.00 per guest

Vegetarian 2
Tri-Color Cheese Tortellini
Tomato Vodka Sauce
Seasonal Vegetable
$17.00 per person


Individual Desserts
The Finale to a Served Meal
Priced per Guest

Warm Apple Crumble with Caramel Sauce


New York Style Cheesecake with Fresh Berries

English Trifle

Triple Chocolate Layer Cake

Key Lime Pie

Chocolate Mousse

Buffet Desserts
The Finale to a Buffet Meal
Priced per Guest 

Chef's Selection of
Cakes, Pies, Tortes & Mousse

Gourmet Cookies, Brownies & Bars

Vanilla Ice Cream
Chocolate & Caramel Sauce
Cherries, Nuts, Strawberries & Whipped Cream

Food and beverage services are subject to a 6% Michigan State sales tax and 20% gratuity.
All prices are subject to change without notice.

The DeVos Center
Phone: 616-331-6624     Fax: 616-331-6471
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Page last modified March 12, 2014