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Catering Menu

Menu is subject to change without notification. Please note the minimum for catering is 20 persons Monday to Friday, and 30 persons on weekends.

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BEVERAGES

Freshly Brewed Ethical Bean Regular or Decaffeinated Coffee       10 cup Pot   $ 25.00

Selection of Regular & Herbal Teas                                                       10 cup Pot   $ 20.00

Hot Chocolate                                                                                            10 cup Pot   $ 25.00

Cold Non Dairy Beverages (Soy, Almond, Rice)                                 Per Pitcher  $15.00

Fruit Juices (Orange, Passion Guava, Cranberry)                             Per Pitcher  $ 15.00

Orange, Apple, Grapefruit, Cranberry Juice                                300ml Serving  $    2.50

Whole or Skim Milk                                                                          300ml Serving  $    2.50

Soft Drinks                                                                                           Per can              $    2.50

Mineral Water (Sparkling and Still)                                               Per bottle          $    2.50

PASTRIES

Assorted Donuts, Assorted Muffins, Bagels & Cream Cheese, Banana Bread, Banana Triangles, Butter Croissants, Butter & Raisin Scones, Butter Tarts, Cinnamon & Raisin Rolls, Chocolate Coated Biscotti, Danish, Date Squares, Double Fudge Brownie, French Pastries, Freshly Baked Cookies, Fruit Tarts, Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf, Lemon Tarts, Swiss Rolls

Sold by the dozen @ $25.00 per dozen

CAKES & PIES

Apple Pie, Bailey’s Mozart Cake, Banana Rum Cake, Carrot Cake, Chocolate Orange Cake, Chocolate Decadence, New York Cheesecake, Passion Fruit Mirrors,Pecan Pie, Strawberry Shortcake, Tiramisu Cake, Tropical Fruit Cake

Sold as whole cakes/pies @ $36.00 per cake/pie

FRUIT TRAYS

Small – 25 people – $75.00

Medium – 50 people – $125.00

Large -75 people – $175.00

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST BUFFET

Assorted Muffins

Bagels

Chilled Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice, Passion Guava & Fresh Milk

Danishes, Cinnamon & Raisin Rolls

Freshly Baked Croissants

Fruit Preserves, Marmalades, Butter, Margarine & Cream Cheese

Fruit Salad

Natural & Fruit Yogurt

Two Types of Cold Cereal

White & Whole Wheat Toast  *GF bread upon request

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$14.00 per person

FULL CANADIAN BREAKFAST BUFFET

Assorted Muffins & Danishes

Fruit Salad

Natural & Fruit Yogurt

Chilled Orange Juice, Grapefruit Juice & Fresh Milk

Cinnamon & Raisin Rolls

Cottage Cheese

Crisp Bacon & Sausages

Freshly Baked Croissants, Bagels

Fruit Preserves, Marmalade, Butter, Margarine & Cream Cheese

Home Fries

Pancakes with Syrup

Poached Eggs Benedict

Scrambled Eggs

Two Types of Cold Cereal

White & Whole Wheat Toast *GF bread upon request

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$20.00 per person

BUFFETS

LIGHT LUNCH

Four Bean Salad

Mixed Garden Lettuces with Two Dressings

Selection of Sandwiches (Ham, Turkey, Tuna, Egg, and Cheese)

Assorted Fruit Platter

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$17.00 per person

INDIAN BUFFET

Tomato and Onion Salad

Cucumber and Yogurt Salad

Indian Butter Chicken

Cauliflower. Chick Pea and Paneer Curry

Dahl Curry

Basmati Rice

Assorted Fruit Platter

Selection of Indian Sweets

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$28 per person

ITALIAN BUFFET

Roasted Mixed Vegetables

Baked Ricotta Tortellini w/ Bolognese Sauce

Caesar Salad with Garlic Dressing

Tomato & Bocconcini Caprese

Garlic Foccacia Toast

Chicken Parmigiana

Assorted Fruit Platter,  Tiramisu Cake

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$25.00 per person

MIDDLE EASTERN BUFFET

Persian Roasted Vegetables

Saffron Basmati Rice

Pita Bread w/Hummus

Fatouch Salad

Grilled Moroccan Chicken

Assorted Fruit Platter

Walnut Baklava

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$25.00 per person

PAN ASIAN BUFFET No. 1

Corn and Egg Drop Soup

Vegetarian Fried Rice

Grilled Chicken with Teriyaki Glaze

Vegetable Stir Fry with Ginger Sesame Sauce

Crisp Tofu & Bean Sprout Salad with Peanut Sauce

Thai Style Glass Noodles & Shrimp Salad

Assorted Fruit Platter, Mango Pudding

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$25.00 per person

PAN ASIAN BUFFET No. 2

Stir-fried Vegetable Udon Noodles

Tangy Baby Shrimp & Fruit Salad

Stir-fried Beef with Ginger & Green Onions

Red Snapper Curry with Japanese Eggplant

Napa Cabbage & Shredded Chicken Marinated in Sour Plum Dressing

Vegetable Stir Fry with Cashews

Coconut Tapioca Pudding and Assorted Fruit Platter

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$28.00 per person

SOUP CROCK & SANDWICH BAR

Build Your Own Sandwiches:

Fillings: Sliced Black Forest Ham, Sliced Turkey Roll, Roast Beef, Egg Salad, Tuna Salad Sliced Cheese, Sliced Tomato, Sliced Onions, Pickles & Olives, Lettuce

Bread: White & Whole Wheat Bread, Italian Rustic Bread, Rye Bread, Pita Pocket

Condiments: Mayonnaise, Dijon Mustard, Butter, Margarine, Horseradish

Mixed Garden Lettuce with Two Dressings

Potato Salad with Grainy Mustard

Chef’s Soup Creation

Chocolate Decadence and Assorted Fruit Platter

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$22.00 per person

TEX-MEX BURRITO & TACO BAR

Corn & Avocado Salad

Mixed Greens with Dressings

Build your burritos (white and whole wheat tortillas) and corn taco with various fillings: shredded beef, shredded chicken, shredded cheese, shredded lettuce, refried beans, black beans, tomato rice, jalapenos

Condiments: salsa, sour cream, guacamole

Assorted Fruit Platter, Vanilla Flan

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$25.00 per person

VEGETARIAN BUFFET

Spinach & Ricotta Lasagna

Mixed Greens with Two Dressings

Grilled Vegetable & Portobello with Tomato Basil Sauce

Three Color Rotini with Sundried Tomato & Black Olive Pesto

Spicy Wedge Potatoes Tossed in Lemon Pepper and Parmesan Cheese

Grilled Soy Patties with Herb Gravy

Chocolate Cheesecake and Assorted Fruit Platter

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$28.00 per person

PLATED

WEST COAST SET  LUNCH No.1

Caesar Salad w/ Baby Shrimp

Grilled Chicken Breast marinated with Fresh Rosemary and Lemon

Sautéed Vegetables & Tomato Rice

Chocolate Brownie with Vanilla Ice Cream

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$30.00 per person

WEST COAST SET LUNCH No. 2

Okanagan Mixed Lettuce with Raspberry  Vinaigrette &

Shredded Smoked Chicken

Pan-fried B.C. Salmon Glazed with Maple Syrup- Lemon Grass Reduction

Roasted New Potatoes & Sautéed Vegetables

Passion Fruit Mousse Cake

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$36 per person 

CHINESE SET LUNCH  

Sweet Corn & Egg Drop Soup

Sweet & Sour Pork Riblets

Braised Chinese Mushrooms with Tofu and Stir-fried Rice

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$30 per person

VEGETARIAN SET LUNCH  

Endive & Fennel Salad with Pine Nuts & Dried Figs

Baked Filo Brick Filled with Spinach, Mushrooms & Gorgonzola

Grilled Vegetables & Roasted Nugget Potatoes

Citron Tart with Cinnamon Whipped Cream

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$32 per person 

HEART SMART SET LUNCH

Grapefruit & Avocado Cocktail Marinated in Cilantro & Orange Flower Water

Poached Cod Fish on a Bed of Leeks & Fennel cooked in Pernod

Steamed Baby Vegetables

Fruit Salad

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$32 per person

 

BUFFETS

CANADIAN BUFFET

Assorted Cold Cuts

Medley of Seasonal Vegetables

Potato Salad w/Grainy Mustard

Baby Shrimp Dressed in Cognac Mustard Dressing

Mixed Garden Lettuces

Pan Fried Breast of Chicken w/Forestiere Mushrooms & Herbs

Grilled B.C. Salmon with Maple Syrup Butter Glaze

Rotini Pasta with Olives, Sun Dried Tomato & Basilic Pesto

Roasted Red Nugget Potatoes

Deep Dish Apple Pie, Chocolate Decadence Cake, Fruit Platter

Selections of Freshly Baked Bread Rolls

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$36.00 per person

INTERNATIONAL BUFFET

Persian Saffron Rice

Grilled Lemon Grass Chicken

Madras Lamb Curry

Seafood Ceviche

Tomato & Bocconcini Caprese

Smoked Salmon with Dill Sour Cream

Stir Fry Vegetables w/ Ginger & Sesame Sauce

Thai Beef Salad Marinated in Coriander & Lime Dressing

Mixed Garden Lettuces

Selection of Freshly Baked Rolls

Pan Fried Sole w/Almonds

Coconut Tapioca Pudding

Fruit Platter

Chocolate Decadence Cake & Mango Cheesecake

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$48 per person

PLATED DINNERS

WEST COAST SET DINNER No.1

Shrimp and Mango Cocktail

Roasted Chicken Breast Crusted in Almonds & Rosemary

Sautéed Sugar Peas

Roasted Fingerling Potatoes

Amaretto Cheesecake with Passion Fruit Coulis

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$38.00 per person

WEST COAST SET DINNER NO. 2

Smoked Salmon with Lemon Grass Grainy Mustard Dressing

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Black Olive & Thyme Sauce

Couscous & Grilled Eggplant and Zucchini

Chocolate Mousse Cake

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$48.00 per person

CHEF’S SPECIAL SET DINNER

Seared Scallops Crusted in Szechuan Peppercorn on

Minted Shredded Cucumber & Green Apples

Mushroom Broth with Basil & Golden Mushrooms

Grilled Tenderloin of Beef W/ Coffee Espresso Glaze

Gratinee Potato & Grilled Asparagus

Baked Apple Galette with Maple Ice Cream

Regular Ethical Bean Coffee & Decaffeinated Coffee, Selection of Teas

$60.00 per person

 

Minimum 80 people. Available from May 1st to September 30th only. Held in the St. John’s College Courtyard (Weather Permitting). Additional charges will apply if tents are required

Classic Johannean BBQ

Mardi Gras Potato Salad

Mixed Salad with Dressings

Organic Beef Patties, Turkey Cranberry, Chicken Patties, Veggie Patties,

 Honey Lager Pork Sausage, All Beef Hot Dogs, Tofu Dogs

Condiments: Buns, Cheddar Cheese, Onions, Tomato, Shredded Lettuce, Pickles,

Mustard, Ketchup, Mayonnaise

Corn Chips with Salsa and Sour Cream

Ice Lemon Tea, Lemonade,

$25.00 per person

 

SJC Cosmopolitan BBQ

Pineapple Coleslaw

Quinoa and Mango Salad

Mixed Salad with Dressings

Carolina Orange Tangy Pork Ribs

Korean Beef Shortribs

Moroccan Style Chicken

West Coast Salmon Wrapped in Banana Leaves

Peaches & Cream Corn on the Cob, BBQ Plantain

Grilled Summer Vegetables

Selection of Cheesecakes

Ice Cream Bar with Sugar Cones

Ice Lemon Tea, Lemonade,

 (vegetarian 0ptions are available)

$55 per person

 

COLD CANAPES

Salami Coronet with Sweet Dill Pickles

Smoked Salmon Cream Cheese Crepe Rolls

Camembert Cheese & Caraway Seeds

Green Mussels with Spicy Mango Salsa

Smoked Chicken Mousse in Cucumber Crown

Mushroom Caps Filled with Parmesan Mousse

Poached Quail Eggs on Mini Ratatouille 

Grapes & Gorgonzola in Almond Crust

Tuna Stuffed Artichoke Cups

Prosciutto & Melon Wrap

Orders of less than 5 dozen – choice of three.
Orders of more than 5 dozen – choice of five.
$28.00 per dozen

HOT SAVORIES

Mini Vegetarian Pizzas

Steamed Shrimp Dumplings

Spinach & Feta Spanakopita

Crispy Vegetarian Spring Rolls

Potatoes & Vegetable Curry Samosas 

Breaded Fantail Prawns with Cocktail Sauce

Baked Mini Sausage Rolls

Jalapeno and Cheddar Cheese Poppers

Mexican Meatballs ‘Abondigas’

Crabmeat & Brie in Filo Pockets

Orders of less than 5 dozen – choice of three.
Orders of more than 5 dozen – choice of five.
$30.00 per dozen

DELUXE SAVOURIES

Selection of Mini Sliders (Beef, Turkey, Chicken)

Grilled Chicken Satay with Orange Peanut Sauce

Grilled Shrimp Yakitori

Selection of Steamed Dim Sum

West Coast Oyster Bake: with Blue Cheese and Vodka, with Spinach and Hollandaise, with Bacon and Herb Crumbs

Danish Style Open Faced Sandwiches

Orders of less than 5 dozen – choice of three.
Orders of more than 5 dozen – choice of five.
$48.00 per dozen

CHEESE PLATTER with grapes,               Small (serves 15)                    $  75.00

vegetable sticks & crackers                          Medium (serves 25)                $125.00

(Brie, Marbled Cheddar,                               Large (serves 50)                     $250.00

Swiss, Emmenthal, Goat                   

 Cheese, Gorgonzola)

ITALIAN ANTI-PASTI PLATTER           Small (serves 25)                     $175.00

with Condiments & Bread                        Large (serves 50)                      $350.00

(Prosciutto, Spicy Calabrese,Genoa Salami,

Mortadella Sausage, Bocconcini, Gorgonzola)

CARVED WHOLE PROSCIUTTO STATION WITH CHEF                      $350.00
with Bread, Melons, Cheese   (serves 50)

RACLETTE CHEESE STATION WITH CHEF  (serves 50)                      $350.00 
with sliced baguette, pickled onions, pickles, boiled mini potatoes

CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN STATION               (serves 50)                       $350.00
Dipping Fruits- Strawberries, Pineapples, Apples, Honeydew,Cantaloupe, Bananas, Grapes,
Other Dipping Treats, Marshmallows, Cookies, Biscotti, Squares

WHOLE BARON OF BEEF STATION WITH CHEF    (serves 100)     $450.00
with condiments and bread rolls              (serves 150)                             $600.00

WHOLE SIDE OF SMOKED SALMON WITH CONDIMENTS            $150.00 per side

TIGER PRAWN PYRAMID                           $250.00 each
with condiments (120 pieces)                      

MIDDLE EASTERN MEZE PLATTER       Small (serves 25)                       $125.00

With Olives and Pita Bread                           Large (serves 50)                      $250.00  

(Classic Hummus, Roasted Red Pepper, Roasted Eggplant Dip)

VEGETABLE TRAY w/ Roquefort Dip
           
     Small (serves 25)                     $  75.00

                                                            Medium (serves 50)               $125.00

                                                            Large (serves 75)                     $175.00

ASSORTED FINGER SANDWICHES:     Per Dozen             $24.00

(Ham, Roast Beef, Turkey, Egg Salad, Tuna Salad, Cheese- 2 kinds)

Minimum of two dozen.

FRESHLY SHUCKED B.C. OYSTERS WITH CONDIMENTS                      $ 36.00 per dozen

ASSORTMENT OF NIGIRI & MAKI SUSHI WITH CONDIMENTS          $  30.00 per dozen

NACHO CHIPS WITH GAUCAMOLE                                                               $  25.00 per basket

POTATO CHIPS                                                                                                      $  15.00 per basket

DELUXE MIXED NUTS                                                                                       $  15.00 per basket

RELISH TRAYS                                                                                                      $  25.00 per tray

(House pouring wines- $5.00 per glass)

WHITE

Jackson Triggs Riesling Gewurztraminr- $24 per bottle   
Proprietors Select- SKU 517169

Copper Moon Chardonnay- $24 per bottle
SKU244087

Screw It ! The White- $24 per bottle
SKU 561357

RED

Bodacious Cabernet Sauvignon- $24 per bottle
SKU 430959

Naked Grape Cabernet Sauvignon- $24 per bottle
SKU 5411250

Wine O’ Clock Shiraz – $24 per bottle
SKU 585521

Invisibull Malbec- $24 per bottle
SKU 582247

JACKSON TRIGGS PROPRIETORS MERLOT- $24.00
SKU 563148

 

BEER LIST

 (All $5.00 per bottle)
 
Okanagan Spring Extra Special Pale Ale
 
Molson Canadian
 
Labatt Blue

Granville Island Lager
 
Granville Island Pale Ale
 

COCKTAILS, MIXERS and HIGH BALLS

(All $6.00 per glass)

 

All alcoholic drinks are subject to GST/ PST and GRATUITIES

Catering Exclusivity
All food consumed at events held in St. John’s College must be catered and prepared by SJC Culinary Service. No external food or beverages of any type can be brought on site; additionally no other catering providers can be used without approval from SJC Culinary Services.

Advance Notice
In order to properly plan and coordinate a catered function, we require a signed Catering Quote sheet a minimum of seven working days prior to your function date. All food and beverage inquiries should be discussed with Chef Clarence Tay, SJC Culinary Service.

 We will be happy to discuss any special dietary needs and, if necessary, tailor a menu to accommodate all of your requirements and budget.

Guaranteed Numbers
A guaranteed number of guests is required three working days prior to your event date, after which, your numbers may only increase. You will be billed on your final guaranteed number or actual number of attendees, whichever is greater.

Labour

Additional labour costs for service staff may apply depending on the requirements of the event.

Bartenders       $20.00 per hour (minimum 4 hours)

Servers             $19.00 per hour (minimum 4 hours)

Chef Station    $25 per hour (minimum 4 hours)

*weekend surcharges may apply

Taxes

Food                                        5%       GST Plus 15% Gratuity

Beer /Wine                              15%     GST+PST Plus 15% Gratuity    

Flowers                                    5%       GST

Miscellaneous                         12%     GST+PST

Minimum Catering

The minimum number of guests for catering Monday to Friday is 20 (unless otherwise noted), and the minimum number of guests for Saturday and Sunday are 30. The minimum charge for food will be $200 for any catered function with the exception of coffee service. The minimum for coffee service is 20 people (Additional labour charges will apply for events requiring just coffee service) .

Taxes/Gratuities

All food and beverages catered will be subjected to all applicable taxes  and a 15% gratuities

Cancellation Policy
If an event is cancelled in three (3) weeks or more prior to the event, there is no charge for the cancellation. If an event is cancelled twenty-one (21) to eight (8) days prior to the event date, you will be charged 10% of the quoted cost. If you cancel an event within seven (7) days of your function date, you will be billed 50% of the quoted cost

Alcohol

SJC Culinary Services holds a Class B Dining Lounge liquor license covering the van der Linden Dining Hall, Fairmont Social lounge, Seminar room and Lecture Hall. This allows us to serve alcohol at events, provided food is also served. Under the terms of the liquor license, SJC Culinary Service must be solely responsible for any liquor purchased, consumed, and sold in these areas. Therefore, the following regulations must be observed:

All liquor served or consumed in a licensed area must be purchased and sold  by SJC Culinary Service.  Liquor purchased from SJC Culinary Service may not be removed from the licensed area (e.g. cannot be taken outdoors or other areas).
Liquor purchased elsewhere cannot be brought into the licensed area.
Liquor may only be served as part of a meal.

These regulations are established by the Province of British Columbia and violation of these regulations is not allowed.

Hosted Bar

The host pays for all bar beverages consumed during the event as well as *bartender labour charges, if applicable. Prices are subject to applicable taxes.

*No bartender labour charge incurred if bar revenue exceeds $500.

Cash Bar

Guests purchase their beverages at the event. The host pays for bartender labour charges only. Beverage prices include applicable taxes.

Payment

A final invoice will be prepared and mailed or emailed to you after your event. Payment can be made by cheque payable to SJC Culinary Service, alternatively you can also pay by credit card or cash. Unfortunately, catering invoices cannot be paid by UBC Journal Voucher. A deposit may be required for catering hosted by external groups.

Booking

Please note that all room bookings and caterings needs to made through the St. Johns College website at http://stjohns.ubc.ca.

Our van der Linden Dining Hall is used for residents meals during dinner hours Sunday to Thursday.

Priority for room bookings will be given to UBC Faculties or events associated with the University. Discounts on rooms and catering may be given to these events.

Special Needs

We are capable of accommodating any special needs or menu requirements for guests with food allergies and intolerance’s. However please note that the food preparation areas in our production kitchen is not allergen free and cross contamination may occur. Please contact Chef Clarence Tay for further information.

Decorations

Room decorations may be done (nothing may be taped or glued to wall. Putting up and removal of decorations is your responsibility. Any decorations left after the event will be disposed of.   

Leftover Food

Food remaining after catered events is the property of SJC Culinary Service. Due to strict health regulations and guidelines, leftover food cannot be removed for consumption away from our facility.

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