Fitzwilliam College Receptions & Buffets

Receptions & Buffets

Food and drink is a vital part of creating a memorable event. Our menus include drinks receptions, canapés, and a range of buffet options or a BBQ.

Look through our menus and talk to us about options.

Buffet - Autumn/Winter 2018-2019

A selection of Fresh Meat, Fish and Vegetarian Open Sandwiches, Doorstop Sandwiches and Wraps.
 

Selection of Dips with Vegetable Crudités and Homemade Tortilla Crisps

Homemade Vegetable Crisps

Crispy Pork Belly with Apple Gel

Lamb Kofta Skewer with Tzatsiki

Cajun Salmon with Guacamole

Smoked Haddock and Pea Fish Cake

Squash and Roast Garlic Arancini (V)

Marinated Aubergine with Sun-blushed Tomato and Feta (V)

Fresh Fruit Platter

Mini Lemon Tart with Berries

Macarons

Served with Fresh Tea & Fairtrade Coffee, Orange Juice & Mineral Water.

(W) = warm option

Served with Fresh Tea & Fairtrade Coffee, Orange Juice & Mineral Water.
Served as standing finger food.
A selection of Fresh Meat, Fish and Vegetarian Sandwiches & Wraps
Plus select a total of 5 items from the options listed below.
(W) = warm option

Meat

Spicy BBQ Turkey Slider (W)
Pork and Black Pudding Meatball (W)
Duck Spring Rolls with Plum Sauce (W)
Ham Hock Terrine with Piccalilli Beef Chilli and Bean Meatball (W)
Chicken Yakitori
 

Fish

Filo Prawns with Sweet Chilli Dip
Tuna-Filled Jacket Potato
Smoked Haddock & Pea Purée Tart
Thai Fish Cakes with Dipping Sauce
Sesame-Coated Hoi Sin Salmon
Salt and Pepper Squid
Fish and Chip Cone
 

Vegetarian

Cheesy Jacket Potato with Salsa
Balsamic Tomato with Pesto and Mozzarella
Dauphine Potato with Sour Cream and Chives
Squash and Roast Garlic Arancini Balls
Open Artichoke, Brie and Onion Tart
Bean and Sweet Potato Fritter (VG)
Pizza Straws
Squash, Garlic and Goats Cheese Frittata
 

Dessert

Shortbread with Chilli, Mango and Mascarpone
Cherry Bakewell Tart
Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese
Chocolate Brownie
Fruit Kebabs
Millionaire Shortbread
Chocolate Choux Buns

 

Additional choices may be selected for a £2.40 supplement

Served with Fresh Tea & Fairtrade Coffee, Orange Juice & Mineral Water.
Served as standing finger food.
A selection of Fresh Meat, Fish and Vegetarian Sandwiches
Plus select a total of 6 items from the options listed below.
(W) = warm option

Meat

Creamy Chicken and Coconut Curry with Spinach
Garlic-Baked Chicken with Squash and Pancetta
Thai Spiced Beef Sirloin with Green Beans
Roast Lamb Shoulder with Garlic & Pickled Lemon and Red Pepper Hummus
Chilli Pork and Bean Stir-Fry
Pork and Beef Meatball with Penne Pasta
Pulled Lamb with Pea and Mint Yoghurt Dressing
 

Fish

Cajun-Spiced Prawns & Fish with Rice and Peppers
Flaked Hot-Smoked Salmon with Cream and Pasta
Grilled Seabass with Fennel and Lemon Oil
Baked Salmon Fillet with Spiced Lentil Dhal
Tempura Battered Plaice Goujons with Sweet Chilli Noodles
Battered Haddock and Chips
Spiced Salmon with Lentil and Cherry Tomato Salsa
 

Vegetarian

The Best Mac and Cheese Ever
Artichoke, Fava Bean and Goats Cheese Tart with Red Pesto
Corn and Chilli Fritter with Lentil and Cherry Tomato Salsa
Sweet Potato, Pepper and Tomato Curry
Vegetable and Bean Lasagne
Vegetables and Pasta with Dill Cream
Vegetable and Quorn Enchiladas
Cajun-Spiced Roast Vegetables with Rice and Beans
 

Dessert

Treacle Tart with Stem Ginger and Mascarpone Cream
Apple Crumble Slice with Cinnamon, Pecan and Maple Syrup Cream
Chocolate Tart with Chilli Pineapple, Syrup and Cream
Lemon-Baked Cheesecake
Poached Orchard Fruit Blueberry and Maple Pancakes

 

Additional choices may be selected for a £3.50 supplement

Please select: 3 main courses, 3 salads and 1 dessert

Served with Mixed Green Salad, Tomatoes & Cucumbers

Fresh Tea & Fairtrade Coffee, Orange Juice & Mineral Water.

Meat

Chicken Caesar Salad

Honey Glazed Ham

Selection of Continental Meats

Chicken Liver Parfait with Onion Marmalade

Chicken, Pancetta and Pistachio Ballantine

Spiced Beef Sirloin

 

Fish

Cajun Charred Salmon

Crayfish, Avocado, Mango with Coconut and Coriander

Selection of Smoked and Cured Fish

Herb Crusted Tuna with Pea Wasabi

Prawns and Cucumber with Sweet Chilli Mayonnaise

Vegetarian

Herb Scone with Goats Cheese and Red Onion Jam

Melted Mozzarella and Tomato on Focaccia

Open Tart of Squash, Red Onion and Brie

Selection of Anti-pasti

Sun-Dried Tomato, Olive and Feta Cheese Palmier

Pressed Vegetable and Stilton Terrine

 

Salads

Cajun Five Bean Salad

Red Cabbage Slaw

Curried Potato Salad

Pasta and Pesto with Red Onion and Spinach

Greek Salad

Cauliflower Couscous with Herbs

Quinoa and Vegetable Salad

Roast Vegetable Salad

 

Desserts

Chocolate Brownie

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese

Mango Cheesecake Shot

Lemon Tart with Orange Marmalade

Banoffee Pie

Additional choices may be selected at a £6.95 supplement per person

A Platter of Freshly Filled Homemade White and Brown Bread Sandwiches with a Variety of Meat, Fish and Vegetarian Fillings

A Variety of Mini Savoury Snacks with a range of Vegetarian Fillings

A Selection of Whole Fruits

Mineral Water and Orange Juice Fresh

Tea and Fairtrade Coffee

Receptions

Additional canapés may be chosen @ £1.20

(W) = warm option
V = suitable for vegetarians

Melting Brie and Cranberry Tart (V) (W)

Apricot and Herb-Stuffed Pancetta (W)

Sausage, Bacon, Egg, and Tomato Gel (W)

Chicken Liver Parfait with Wild Mushrooms and Truffle

Beef and Horseradish Crostini (W)

Crispy Pork Belly with Apple Gel

Moroccan Spiced Hogget (W)

Chickpea with Wild Mushroom Purée and Fried Leeks (V) (W)

Hot-Smoked Salmon Terrine with Chilled Hollandaise and Crispy Artichoke

Squash and Roast Garlic Arancini Balls (V) (W)

Tuna and Chickpea Chip Mature Cheddar Beignets (V) (W)

Goats Cheese and Beetroot (V) Cajun Salmon with Guacamole

 

A selection of Nibbles are also available @ £2.50

Prices shown are a guide per head as all drinks are charged on a ‘consumption’ basis with minimum numbers as below.
Punch and Pimms are served in 10oz tumblers
 

Sparkling Wines

Bucks Fizz With Cava 11.5% £2.30
Bucks Fizz With Champagne 12% £3.40
Minimum Of 12 Glasses For A Reception
Kir Royale With Cava 11.5% Per  £3.40
Kir Royale With Champagne 12% £5.55
Minimum Of 6 Glasses For A Reception
College Labelled Cava 11.5% Per Bottle £19.05
Prosecco Sant’orsola Brut Per Bottle £21.70
Chapel Down Century Extra Dry Nv 12% Per Bottle £29.60
College Labelled Champagne 12% Per Bottle £32.50

Wines and Cocktails

Mulled Wine 13% £3.35
Minimum Of 20 Glasses For A Reception
Pimms 25% & Lemonade £4.50
Minimum Of 12 Glasses For A Reception
College House Wine 13% Per Bottle White £15.30
College House Wine 13% Per Bottle Red £13.55

Soft Drinks

Ty-Nant Springs Mineral Water Still Or Sparkling (75cl) £3.30
Fruit Juice (1ltr Jug) £3.05
Sparkling Elderflower/Sparkling Schloer (75cl) £6.95
Fitzwilliam’s Own Non Alcoholic Punch £2.70
Minimum Of 20 Glasses For A Reception
Should you select a package please note this would apply to ALL guests in the party.
All packages include soft drinks and are for a minimum of 30 as a part of a dinner.

Sherry Package £9.17 per person - based on 1.5 Glasses of Sherry, Half a Bottle of House Wine and a Glass of Port

Cava Package £12.57 per person - based on 1.5 Glasses of Cava, Half a Bottle of House Wine and a Glass of Port

Champagne Package £15.76 per person - based on 1.5 Glasses of Champagne, Half a Bottle of House Wine and a Glass of Port

BBQ menu

Final numbers and menu choices are required 10 working days in advance. The final account is based upon this number unless it has been exceeded.

Price: £23.40 per person

All prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.

Please ask about allergen information

MEAT

6oz Beef Burger & Jumbo Newmarket Sausage
Slow Cooked BBQ Beef Brisket
Char Siu Pork Belly
Orange And Honey Glazed Duck Leg
BBQ Chicken Drumstick

VEGETARIAN

Salt And Pepper Tofu Skewer With Courgette And Shallot
Vegetable Burger
Quorn Sausage
Bean Filled Pepper

FISH

Thai Spiced Fish Burger
Lime & Cracked Black Pepper Mackerel Fillet
Teriyaki Salmon Fillet

Mozzarella And Cajun Spiced Potato Wedges
New Potatoes
Roast Corncobs

Potato Salad, Pasta Salad, Coleslaw
Couscous Salad, Greek Salad, Green Salad

Fresh Strawberries And Cream
Glazed Lemon Tart With Raspberries
Short Bread With Chilli Mango And Mascarpone
Chocolate Brownie
Fruit Kebabs With A Honey And Yoghurt Dip
Choux Buns With Chocolate Sauce

Fitzwilliam Events Receptions & Buffets

“Thank you so much for all your hard work in making sure our Sue Purdy Lecture last night was a huge success! A wonderful evening was had by our guests.” Katie Grundy, Friends of Fitzwilliam