Catering Menu

The catering 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 Foccaccia 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


PLATTERS

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  (serves 50) $350.00

with Bread, Melons, Cheese


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)

All alcoholic drinks are subject to GST/ PST and GRATUITIES

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)

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 https://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.