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Hot Dinner Buffet

$17.95 per person, minimum of 50 guests. Includes disposable service and standard linens. A $50 service fee will be applied if the minimum is not met. A $50 delivery fee will be applied to all events outside of HSC. China service upgrade available.

Hot dinner buffet includes:

  • Fresh Fruit Bowl
  • Mixed Green Salad with House Dressings, Caesar Salad, Mediterranean Tortellini Salad, or Strawberry Spinach Salad
  • Choice of one entrée (see selections below)
  • Chef's Choice Seasonal Vegetable
  • Holmes Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes, Parsely Red Potatoes, Wild Rice Blend, Jasmine Rice, Au Gratin Potatoes, or Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  • Rolls and Butter
  • Assorted Dessert Bars
  • Iced Tea and Ice Water

A vegetarian entrée can be added for an additional $3.00 per person.

Additional Entrées

Select one entrée from any of the three sections below. You may add a second entrée for all guests for $3.00 per person.

Poultry Selections
  • Broasted Chicken
  • Chicken De Provence- Lemon Sauce w/ Peppers and Garlic
  • Chicken Parmigiana
  • Chicken Marsala
  • Grilled Chicken Breast (boneless)
  • Blackend Chicken
  • Island Chicken- (Boneless)
  • Roast Turkey w/ Pan Gravy
Beef and Pork Selections
  • Savory Beef Sirloin
  • Bourbon Beef Sirloin
  • Sliced Roast Beef Aujus
  • Meat Lasagna
  • BBQ Pork chops
  • Roasted Pork Loin
Seafood and Vegetarian Selections
  • Oven Poached Filet of Salmon
  • Baked Tilapia
  • Stuffed Flounder
  • Cheese Stuffed Shells (Vegetarian)
  • Eggplant Roulettes (Vegetarian)

The Taste of NIU Buffet

$16.95 per person, minimum of 50 guests. Includes disposable service. A $50 service fee will be applied if the minimum is not met. A $50 delivery fee will be applied to all events outside of HSC. China service upgrade available.

  • Italian Romaine Salad with Ranch and Italian Dressing
  • Italian Pasta Salad
  • Grilled Chicken Breast
  • Baked Vegetarian Lasagna with Parmesan Cheese
  • Chef’s Seasonal Vegetables
  • House Breadsticks with Butter and Promise
  • Chocolate Sheet Cake
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee, Iced Tea, and Ice Water

The Down Holmes Buffet

$17.95 per person, minimum of 50 guests. A surcharge of $50 will be added to the total if the minimum is not met. Includes HSC disposable service. China upgrade available for $5.00 per person.

  • Mixed Green Salad w/ House Dressings
  • Fresh Fruit Bowl
  • Oven Fried Chicken
  • Baked Him in Cider
  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese
  • Herb Buttered Corn
  • Mashed Potatoes w/ Gravy
  • Rolls and Butter
  • Peach Cobbler
  • Freshly Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee, Iced Tea, and Ice Water

Served Dinner Banquets

A minimum of 50 guests is required. A $50 service fee will be applied if the minimum is not met. Includes disposable service and standard linens. A $50 delivery fee will be applied to all events outside of HSC. China service upgrade available.

Dinner entrees include a choice of salad, a choice of vegetable, a choice of potato or rice, choice of dessert, rolls and butter, freshly brewed regular and decaffeinated coffee, iced tea, and ice water. Please note that hot drinks are served with dessert only. See accompaniments for served dinners to view all choices.

Combination Selections

The Combo I
$21.95 per person
Northwoods chicken served with an apricot brandy pan glaze, and thinly sliced savory beef sirloin in a Mediterranean herb marinade
The Combo II
$22.95 per person
Oven poached salmon with dill shallot butter, and red pepper and asparagus stuffed chicken maria
The Combo III
$27.95 per person
Thinly-sliced bourbon beef sirloin with a wine demi glace, and lemon garlic shrimp scampi
The Combo IV
$29.95 per person
Mediterranean braised short ribs with a wine sauce, and chicken breast roulades with a sun-dried tomato and garlic remoulade
The Combo V
$34.95 per person
A petite 4 oz. filet mignon with a bordelaise sauce and sautéed shrimp served with chef’s seasonal sauce

Chicken Selections

Northwoods Chicken
$18.50 per person
Pan Seared Wing on Boneless Breast, with an Apricot Brandy Pan Glaze
Chicken Breast Roulade
$18.50 per person
Spinach, Croutons, and Cheese Stuffed Chicken Breast, topped with a sun-dried tomato and garlic remoulade
Chicken Maria
$19.50 per person
Baked Boneless Chicken Breast Filled with Red Peppers and Asparagus, finished off with a fresh remoulade

Seafood Selections

Baked Tilapia
$18.95 per person
Oven Baked Tilapia with a roasted tomato white wine sauce
Oven Poached Salmon
$20.95 per person
Seasoned Filet of Salmon oven poached and topped with a Dill Shallot Butter
Orange Roughy
$19.50 per person
Seasoned Filet Orange Roughy, oven roasted and served with a shrimp garlic sauce

Beef Selections

Sliced Savory Beef Sirloin
$18.95 per person
Mediterranean herb marinated, thinly sliced, topped off with a wine demi-glace
Sliced Bourbon Beef Sirloin
$18.95 per person
Brown sugar and bourbon marinade, topped off with a wine demi-glace
Filet Mignon
$29.95 per person
A petite 4 oz. filet with a bordelaise sauce

Pork Selections

Barbecued Pork Chop
$17.95 per person
A 6oz. Grilled, Bone in Pork Chip with a Barbecue Glaze
Roast Pork Loin Forestier
$18.95 per person
Thinly Sliced Pork Loin Rubbed with garlic and fine herbs, Topped with a rich pan gravy

Vegetarian Selections

Cheese and Mushroom Ravioli
$17.95 per person
Served with a velouté sauce. Does not include choice of starch or vegetable.
Eggplant Lasagna Roulettes
$15.95 per person
Breaded eggplant, rolled and filled with ricotta cheese, served with marinara sauce. Does not include choice of starch or vegetable.
Out of the Garden Bowl
$17.95 per person
Quinoa with Roasted Portobello and chef’s seasonal roasted vegetables

Vegan Selections

Fusion Bowl
$15.95 per person
Steamed Rice, Stir Fry Veggies in a soy ginger sauce with Thai Garlic tofu

Accompaniments for Served Dinners

Salads

House Caeser Salad Romaine Lettuce with a trio cheese blend and homemade croutons
Strawberry Spinach Salad Spinach, Fresh Strawberries- Homemade Poppy seed dressing
Field Green Salad Mixed Field greens, Blueberries, Raspberries, Blackberries, toasted walnuts, and a homemade vinaigrette
Apple Romaine Salad Cranberries, Apples, Swiss Cheese and Pecans- Light Vinaigrette
Caprese Salad Romaine Lettuce, Grape Tomatoes, Mozzarella and Basil with an olive oil dressings
Perfect Pear Salad Spinach, Red Peppers, Pear Slices, Asiago Cheese with an Balsamic Vinaigrette
Mixed Green Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Cucumbers and Croutons Dressings: Ranch, Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette, Fat Free Italian, Western, Thousand Island

Potatoes and Rice

Choose one:

Plain Baked Potato Served with Sour Cream and Butter
Au Gratin Potato Dauphinoise Thin Sliced Potatoes, Baked with Cream and garlic
Baby Red Potatoes Redskin Potatoes sprinkled with Herbs, Seasonings and Browned in the oven
Holmes Red Skinned Mashed Potatoes Skin on Mashed Potatoes, with heavy cream and butter
Wild Rice Blend Tender Wild and White Rice Bland with Herbs and Seasoning
Couscous with Chives Slow boiled couscous infused with chives and lemon
Rice Pilaf Slow cooked rice, mixed with chef's seasonal vegetables

Vegetables

Choose one:

Chef's Seasonal Medley Seasonal fresh vegetables prepared to best fit your entree
Haricot Vert Lyonnaise Green beans served with garlic and shallots
Roasted Asparagus Roasted asparagus with butter and herbs
Herb Buttered Corn Corn with butter and seasoning
Maple Glazed Carrots Steamed carrots with butter and syrup glaze

Desserts

Choose one:

Chocolate Layer Cake
NY Cheesecake
Assorted Baked Fruit Pies
Fresh Fruit Cup with mint and champagne
Carrot Cake
Pineapple Upside Cake
Lemon Layer Cake
Rum Bundt Cake
Fruit Tart