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BBQ Beach Menus

Clambake | Caribbean | Deluxe BBQ | Americana


Raw Bar

Chilled Peel and Eat Shrimp, Succulent Native Oysters and
Cherrystone Clams on the Half Shell

Lemon Wedges, Miniature Tabasco, Cocktail Sauce

Miniature Crab Cakes Remoulade, Grilled and Raw Vegetable Display
Cheddar and Caramelized Onion Dips
(One Hour Consumption)


(Tables Set with Lobster Bibs and Appropriate Seafood Utensils)

White Clam Chowder, Marinated Beefsteak Tomatoes, Sweet Onion Vinaigrette,
Classic Cabbage Slaw, Greek Cucumber Salad,
Green Bean, Yellow Pepper and Bacon Salad, Oregano Vinaigrette

From chafing dishes:

Fresh Maine Lobsters, Steamed Black Mussels and Cherrystone Clams

Mesquite Grilled: Rosemary-Lemon Chicken Breasts, New York Strip Steaks,
Steamed Sugar Snaps with Pearl Onions, Boiled New Potatoes,
Corn on the Cobb with Drawn Butter, Cornbread, Watermelon Boats Filled with Fresh Fruits, Pumpkin-Pecan Bread Pudding, Coffee Whipped Cream, Apple Pie, Whipped Cream,
Carrot Cake, Blueberry Cobbler, Rum Sabayon

Moist Towel Service Is Provided Following This Bountiful Feast

Mugs of Steaming Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea

Note: A Minimum of 50 Guests Is Required for Buffet Service.
If the Final Guarantee Is Less Than 50, the Price per Guest Will Be Increased by 20%

Caribbean Beach Party

Freshly-Shucked Oysters and Clams on the Half Shell,
Cocktail Sauce and Lemon Wedges, Grilled and Raw Vegetable Display,
Guacamole, Thousand Island Dip, Mango Chutney, Smoked Island Seafood Display,
Ginger-Flavored Peanut Sauce, Warm Blue Crab Dip Lahvosh & Assorted Crackers
(One Hour Consumption)


Cuban Black Bean Soup, Jicama and Pineapple Salad with Fresh Coriander,
Beefsteak Tomatoes and Bermuda Onions with Basil Vinaigrette,
Sweet Potato Salad, Scallop, Bay Shrimp and Queen Conch Ceviche,
BBQ Rum-Basted Pork Loin Carved to Order, Mango Chutney,
Tomato Soy Barbecue Sauce, Jamaican-Jerk Spiced Barbecued Game Hens,
Tangerine-Rosemary Glazed Bahamian Coconut Shrimp,
Grilled Key-Lime Marinated Flank Steak with Chipotle-Honey Sauce,
Sauteed Red Snapper with Mango-Red Onion Relish,
Napa Cabbage, Snow Pea, and Carrot Saute,
Butternut Squash with Walnuts and Ginger,
Saffron Rice Pilaf with Raisins and Toasted Cashews,
Platters of Banana Bread, Corn Bread and Whole Grain Rolls,
Tropical Fruit Display to Feature Mangoes, Papayas, Pineapple,
Bananas, Kiwi and Oranges with Pina Colada Dip in Coconut Halves,
Key Lime and Banana Cream Pies, Puerto Rican Caramel Flan,
Coconut Custard, Pineapple Crunch Cobbler, Rum Flavored Whipped Cream,
Cheesecake, Rum Raisin Rice Pudding Chocolate Truffles with Myer's Rum

Freshly-Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee Selection of Teas, Island-Spiced Iced Tea

Alcoholic Beverages Priced Separately
Islanders, Cocktails, Rum Runners, Pina Coladas,
Fruit Daiquiris, and Dos Equis From Mexico

Deluxe BBQ

Design-Your-Own Nine Lettuce Salad

Broccoli Buds, Baby Corn, Sliced Mushrooms, Grated Carrots, Hearts of Palm, Plum Tomatoes, Cucumber Wheels, Green Pepper Rings, Sprouts, Sunflower Seeds Carolina Catalina, Western Ranch, Fresh Herb Dressings, Three Pea Salad, Couscous Salad with Fresh Mint, Radish and Walnuts, Penette Pasta with Sundried Tomatoes and Pesto

Grilled to Order

(Select Two)

Swordfish Steaks(Seasonal), Chunky Mango-Basil Salsa, New York Strip Steaks,
Lamb Chops, Thick-Cut Pork Chops, Lemon and Lime Chutney, Chicken Breasts

From chafing dishes:

(Select Two)

Marinated Sea Bass Fillets, Baby Back Ribs, BBQ Sauce,
Honey-Basil Chicken, Game Hens, Atlantic Salmon and Cilantro Lime Butter

Accompanied by Seasonal Vegetable Medley,
Roasted Ears of Sweet Corn, Drawn Butter, Baked Potatoes,
Crumbled Bacon, Sour Cream, Chives, Shredded Cheddar Cheese,
Jalapeno Cheese Biscuits and Baguettes, Butter

Shortcake Station

Shortcakes, Lemon Zest Pound Cake with Vanilla Peaches,
Blueberries, Strawberries, Cherries, and Bananas,
Hot Pear Crisp with Cornmeal Cinnamon Streusel and Pear Brandy Sabayon,
Fresh-Cut Finger Fruits, Dark Chocolate Dipping Sauce,
Freshly-Brewed Coffee and Decaffeinated Coffee Selection of Teas, Iced Tea


Potato Salad, Southern Cole Slaw, Green Beans Vinaigrette,
Mozzarella and Tomato with Pesto, Pasta Salad with Sundried Tomatoes,
Caesar Salad, Tortilla Chips fresh tomato salsa and guacamole,
Chilled Shrimp with Cocktail Sauce, Cucumber and Dill Salad

From the BBQ

Black Angus Burgers, All Beef Hot Dogs, Top Sirloin Steaks,
Salmon Fillet, Breast of Chicken, Corn on the Cobb, Baked Beans

Kaiser Rolls, condiments, lettuces, tomatoes, onions

Strawberry Shortcake, Lemon Bars, Apple tarts, Brownies,
Chocolate Chip Cookies, Fresh Fruits

Garlic Bread, French Rolls with Butter

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