Grand Reception Menu

Viennese Table

Grand Reception Menu

PRIOR TO THE CEREMONY

enjoy iced tea and lemonade
served on The Farmhouse’s beautiful garden terrace

FOLLOWING THE CEREMONY

premium open bar

farmhouse seasonal sangrias
selection of fine wines and liquors
domestic and imported beers
fresh fruit juices and assorted beverages

COCKTAIL RECEPTION

an excellent selection of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres to be passed
butler style, arranged on beautifully garnished silver platters with fresh flowers

~COLD PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES~

sesame seared tuna wakame salad, wasabi tobiko
ciliegine, tomato, basil
shrimp cocktail shooter, spicy cocktail sauce
tomato bruschetta, basil, brana padano, crostini
smoked salmon with dill creme fraiche on pumpernickel toast

~HOT PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES~

maryland crab cakes sriracha aioli
the back forty BLT: bacon, arugula, heirloom tomato, basil mayonnaise
1685 reuben: house-cured corned beef, sauerkraut, swiss on rye
chicken and cheese empanadas, avocado cumin sauce
farmhouse franks in a blanket andouille, cheese, puff pastry
vegetable spring rolls, sambal plum sauce
sliced tenderloin of beef with balsamic onions, gorgonzola cream on brioche toast
sirloin sliders with caramelized onions, farmhouse ketchup on brioche
vegetable, pork wontons, pineapple, and kumquat marmalade

~FARMHOUSE TABLE~

ELABORATE DISPLAY OF ITALIAN CURED MEATS

soppressata, capicola, prosciutto di parma, mortadella
marinated red & yellow beet salad
tabbouleh salad
quinoa and roasted vegetable salad
house-made mozzarella, tomato, basil

GRILLED MARINATED VEGETABLES

asparagus, zucchini, eggplant, patty pan squash, fennel
radicchio, endive, portobello mushrooms
pickled cauliflower, carrots, cucumbers and peppers
bowls of pepperoncini, hot cherry peppers, marinated olives
smoked salmon roulade
country pâté, celeriac slaw, brioche toast
pumpernickel toast
sesame and salt breadsticks

CHEESE CAVE

seasonal artisanal domestic and imported cheeses
candied walnuts, quince, dates, figs, lavender honey and fruit preserves
artisanal breads

THE BACK FORTY VEGETABLES + DIPS

sweet bell peppers, celery stalks, baby carrots, haricot vert, endive spears, cucumber
broccoli florets, cauliflower florets, breakfast radishes
thai curry, gorgonzola, artichoke, spinach dips

SLICED SEASONAL FRUITS + BERRIES

sliced papaya, carambola, cantaloupe
honeydew, pineapple, watermelon
bowls of fresh strawberries, raspberries
blueberries, grapes

MEDITERRANEAN DISPLAY
MIDDLE EASTERN MEZZE PLATTERS
available as an enhancement

hummus, tabbouleh, baba ghannouj, dolmades
warm pita, marinated olives, dates, feta cheese

$3.00++ per person

~COCKTAIL HOUR STATIONS~

*cocktail reception or grazing station

PLEASE SELECT TWO STATIONS

PASTA*

please select two

rigatoni with san marzano tomatoes, eggplant, ricotta and basil
bucatini with house-made ricotta, chili flakes, black pepper and parsley
orecchiette with broccoli rabe, sweet italian sausage and roasted garlic
penne with prosciutto, peas, parmesan and tomato cream
pappardelle with braised rabbit, wild mushrooms
cavatelli with roasted cauliflower, pancetta, leeks, grana padano, fresh oregano
cheese tortellini with wild mushrooms, asparagus, spring peas and porcini cream
farfalle with sundried tomatoes, feta, pine nuts, roasted garlic and basil

RISOTTO*

please select two

wild mushroom and leeks with idiazabal cheese, white truffle oil
braised oxtail and vegetable brunoise with cabernet reduction
asparagus and spring peas with parmigiano reggiano
shrimp, scallops and crabmeat with champagne cream
cave aged cheeses and caramelized apples with toasted walnuts
roasted pumpkin and pancetta with swiss chard and sage
locally sourced lamb sausage with melted leeks, fennel, baby spinach and mechago

MEAT CARVING*

please select two

CATALONIAN SPICED SIRLOIN OF BEEF
grilled scallions and fennel, romesco sauce

MEDITERRANEAN SPICED LEG OF LAMB
cucumber, mint yogurt

SAGE ROASTED BREAST OF TURKEY
fresh ginger and cranberry compote

FARMHOUSE SMOKED CORNED BEEF
napa cabbage slaw, pickled red onions, guinness mustard

MAPLE GLAZED HAM
stone-ground mustard, pineapple salsa

BOURBON GLAZED PORK
apple raisin compote, calvados sauce

CHIPOTLE FLANK STEAK
avocado cream and salsa verde

ROASTED SUCKLING PIG*
chimichuri and romesco sauce

$3.95 ++ per person based on a minimum of 100 guests

DIM SUM BAR*

a variety of steamed dumplings served from bamboo steamers
shumai, chicken, vegetable, pork dumplings,
ponzu, soy, sweet chili and hot mustard sauces
sesame noodles

WOK STIR FRY*

please select two

beef, chicken or vegetable stir fry
with a vegetable mix of bamboo shoots, bean sprouts,
baby corn, baby bok choy, shiitake and wood ear mushrooms,
napa cabbage, broccoli, peppers, snow peas, cilantro,
scallions, sesame, ginger and red chili hoisin sauces

only available for cocktail hour

RECEPTION GRAZING STATIONS

FIRST COURSE

warm artisanal rolls as accompaniment

please select one

BLANE HOUSE SALAD

baby spinach, lola rosa, red oak lettuce
dried cranberries, pears, almonds, gorgonzola, sherry vinaigrette

1685 BEET SALAD

roasted red and gold beets, shaved fennel, endive, frisee
humboldt fog goat cheese, candied walnuts, citrus vinaigrette

BACON WRAPPED GOAT CHEESE FILLED DATES

baby arugula, apples, gold raisins, balsamic reduction

HOUSE-MADE MOZZERELLA

fire roasted peppers, heirloom tomatoes, basil
roasted garlic olive oil croustade

TRADITIONAL CAESAR SALAD

garlic croutons and shaved grana padano

THE BACK FORTY SALAD

baby kale, pickled red onions, olives, haricot vert, cucumbers
tomato, oregano lemon vinaigrette

please select four

COMFORT FOOD*

pot roast and garlic mashed potatoes
chicken pot pie
farmhouse mac and cheese
warm cheese cornbread, back forty butter
ale battered onion rings, chipotle ketchup

POTATO MARTINI BAR*

yukon gold whipped and mashed sweet potatoes served in martini glasses
with a prime selection of toppings: to include
chicken bechamel, pulled bbq pork, creme fraiche,
american caviar, apple smoked bacon, fresh herbs,
caramelized onions, emmenthaler, cave aged cheddar,
smoked gouda, mini marshmallows, vermont maple syrup,
rosemary infused demi glace, crispy fried shallots

GRILLED KEBAB STATION*

please select three

argentinean beef, sweet chili sauce
thai chicken, ginger, soy, papaya gastrique
moroccan lamb, minted greek yogurt
back forty vegetable, basil pesto

SOUTHERN ITALIAN VILLAGE*

served from copper pans

fried calamari with spicy marinara sauce
cioppino, little neck lcams, mussels, shrimp, cod, tomato, white wine, basil, eggplant caponata, fontina, baked manicotti, ricotta, mozzarella, marinara sauce, rustic italian breads, infused olive oil
marinated sun dried tomatoes, basil and spiced olives
garlic bread

SOUTHERN COMFORT FOOD*

fried chicken and waffles, red eye gravy
braized collard greens, candied yams, maple syrup
cornbread and white gravy

SOUTH STREET PHILLY STATION*

cheese steak sliders, ribeye steak, peppers, onions, cheese,
italian hot dog, all beef hot dog, potatoes,
peppers, onions, ciabatta, hot pretzels, honey mustard,
spicy mustards, tasting of craft beers

~ENHANCEMENTS~

elaborate displays to provide the ultimate dining experience
may be added at an additional cost

SEAFOOD AND RAW BAR

shrimp cocktail
point blue oysters and little neck clams
served with spicy cocktail sauce, classic mignonette, horseradish, lemon wedges

seafood ceviche martinis
caribbean snapper, peruvian corvina, fire and ice honduran shrimp
curry and mustard sauces

$15.00 ++ per person

maine lobster
served with old bay, lemon aiolis

$8.00 ++ per person

ASIAN STATION

variety of sushi, sashimi and rolls
served with traditional garnishes and condiments

shrimp tempura, spicy tuna, phylly, eel avocado, cucumber, california,
yellowtail, tuna, salmon,
soysauce, pickled ginger, wasabi, shredded daikon, carrot,
miso soup, edamame, wakame salad,
shumai, gyoza dumplings, chicken teriyaki, sticky rice, scallions

$18.00++ per person

DESSERT

PLATED SPECIAL OCCASION CAKE DESSERT
occasion cake, homemade chocolate covered strawberries

BUTLER PASSED DESSERTS
milk shake, shooters, root beer float
chocolate tulip cup fruit mousse
pavlovas pastry cream, fresh fruit
mini cannolis chocolate ganache, salted caramel tartlette
mini cupcakes, vanilla, chocolate, red velvet, buttercream frosting
lemon tart, berries, apricot glacé
pistachio squares, almond cake, pistachio butter cream
$12++ per person

~FARMHOUSE VIENNESE TABLE~

includes all below

chocolate cream puffs, cannoli, éclairs, panna cotta
lemon tartelettes, brownies, chocolate & vanilla cupcakes
miniature cheesecakes, mini crème brûlée, chocolate dipped strawberries
fruit kebobs, miniature red velvet cupcakes, chocolate dipped dried fruits
s’mores, apple galettes, bread pudding, apple tart tatin
oatmeal and chocolate chip cookies, almond cookies
carrot cake, pistachio, raspberry, triple chocolate squares
chocolate cake pops, strawberries marinated in grand marnier, whipped cream

~CHEF STATIONS~
please select two

BANANAS FOSTER STATION

ice cream topped with fresh bananas flambeed
with fresh butter, ground cinnamon, and banana liqueur

ICE CREAM STATION

hot fudge, caramel, berry coulis, sprinkles, m&m’s, oreos, reese’s pieces, maple walnuts
whipped cream and cherries with vanilla, chocolate + strawberry ice cream

CHOCOLATE FONDUE STATION

dark chocolate, strawberries, marshmallows, oreos, fuji apples, baby bananas
pineapples, pretzels, pound cake, biscotti, dried fruit

~INTERNATIONAL COFFEES + CORDIALS~

cappuccino, espresso, irish & jamaican coffees
regular and decaffeinated coffee & specialty teas
assorted cognac & liqueurs
$25++ per person

PRICING $149 – $179

subject to 21% Facilities Fee plus NJ State Sales Tax

PRICING DEPENDENT UPON DAY OF WEEK AND SEASON

*KOSHER/GLATT KOSHER/HALAL CATERING AVAILABLE*