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 - Spring Summer 2021

Served with fresh tea & Fairtrade coffee, orange juice & mineral water.
Served as standing finger food.

A selection of fresh meat, fish and vegetarian wraps, baguettes and sandwiches.
Plus select a total of 5 items from the options listed below.
GF - Gluten Friendly (no Gluten containing ingredients). All dishes are prepared in a kitchen that uses all 14 of the reportable allergens.
W - Warm Option
 

 
MEAT

Korean Pork Meatballs (W)
BBQ Turkey Slider (W)
Satay Chicken Skewer (W)
Newmarket Sausage Roll (W)
Duck Spring Rolls with Plum Sauce (W)
Serrano Ham and Pea with a Balsamic Quail’s Egg
Duck Liver Parfait with Red Onion Gel

FISH

Caribbean Jerk Fish Skewer (W)
Spiced Crab Cake with a Soy Dipping Sauce (W)
Smoked Salmon and Hollandaise Tart with Chives
Hot Smoked Mackerel with Horseradish
Breaded Prawns with Sweet Chilli Dip (W)
Smoked Haddock Croquette (W)
Squid Ink Arancini (W)

VEGETARIAN

Macaroni Slider (W)
Crispy Polenta and Halloumi (W)
Baked Ricotta with Aubergine Purée
Goats’ Cheese and Beetroot Tart

VEGAN

Onion Bhajis (W)
Mixed Bean Kofta (W)
Vegetable Spring Roll (W)
Sweet Potato and Beetroot Fritter (W)
Hummus with Olives and Flat Bread
Falafel (GF)

DESSERT

Mini Millionaire Tarts
White Chocolate and Cranberry Blondie
Lemon and Orange Drizzle Cake Bites
Cinnamon and Nutmeg Mini Custard Tarts with Berries
Chocolate Cake with Chocolate Buttercream Icing
Chocolate Coffee Brownie
Finger Fruit (GF)

Additional choices may be selected at a £2.40 supplement per item

Please select: 3 main courses (including vegetarian) and 1 dessert
Please choose either: hot new potatoes, chips or rice.
All served with fresh vegetables.
Served with fresh tea & Fairtrade coffee, orange juice & mineral water.

GF - Gluten Friendly (no Gluten containing ingredients). All dishes are prepared in a kitchen that uses all 14 of the reportable allergens.
W - Warm Option

MEAT

Malaysian Chicken Curry
Beef Lasagne
Spicy Pork Meatballs with Couscous
Korean BBQ Fried Chicken Strips
Chilli Beef Stir Fry
Ras El Hanout Baked Lamb with Chickpea Dressing
Pulled Ham with Pommery Mustard Cream and Pasta

FISH

Battered Fish and Chips
Traditional Fish Pie
Baked Mackerel with Green Beans, Olive and Potatoes
Lemon Baked Hake with Fennel Salad
Seafood Paella
Smoked Salmon, Asparagus with Dill Cream and Pasta
Asian Seared Tuna
Mediterranean Fish Stew

VEGETARIAN/ VEGAN

Sri Lankan Chickpea Dhal
Broccoli Katsu Curry
Spiced Bean Enchiladas
Mushroom and Tofu Stir Fry
Pasta with Artichokes, Tomatoes and Olives with
Herb Oil Dressing
Vegetable Jambalaya
Falafel

DESSERT

Summer Berry and Apple Crumble with Cream
Poached Fruits with Greek Yoghurt
Meringue Nests with Fresh Berries
Fruit Trifles with Toasted Almonds
American Cheesecake with Raspberry Compôte
Chocolate Brownie (GF)

Additional choices may be selected for a £6.95 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.

VG - Suitable for Vegans, GF - Gluten Friendly (no Gluten containing ingredients). All dishes are prepared in a kitchen that uses all 14 of the reportable allergens.

MEAT

Chicken Caesar Salad
Pressed Ham Hock Terrine (GF)
Selection of Continental Meats and Pâté
Cajun Spiced Chicken Breast (GF)
Sliced Thai Beef

FISH

Charred Salmon with Wasabi Pea Dip (GF)
Seared and Sliced Tuna Loin (GF)
Crayfish, Pepper and Tomato Salad (GF)
Baked and Pressed Mackerel Fillet (GF)

VEGETARIAN

Asparagus, Red Onion and Mature Cheddar Tart
Rolled Aubergine and Ricotta (GF)
Sweetcorn and Chilli Fritter (GF) (VG)
Roast Vegetable and Hummus Wrap (VG)
Goats’ Cheese and Beetroot Filo Tart

SALADS

Mixed Green Salad (GF)
Red Cabbage Slaw (GF)
Penne Pasta, Red Pesto and Rocket Salad
Spiced Rice and Vegetable Salad (GF)
Cauliflower Couscous Salad (GF)
Mixed Bean Salad (GF)
Greek Salad (GF)

DESSERT

Tiramisu
Custard Tart
Lemon Posset with Blueberries
White Chocolate Mousse with Raspberries
Panna Cotta with Poached Gooseberry
Chocolate Truffle Torte
Eton Mess (GF)

Additional choices may be selected for a £6.95 supplement

Our light lunch ideal for small groups who wish to enjoy a working lunch.

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 fresh orange juice

Fresh tea and Fairtrade coffee

Receptions

Additional canapés may be chosen @ £1.20

Please ask about allergen information
V - Suitable for Vegetarians, VG - Suitable for Vegans, GF - Gluten Friendly (no Gluten containing
ingredients). All dishes are prepared in a kitchen that uses all 14 of the reportable allergens.
W - Warm Option

Asian Slaw Sushi Roll (VG)
Asparagus and Saffron Arancini (W) (V)
Baked Beetroot Cheesecake with Red Onion Jam (V)
Feta Cheese and Watermelon with Balsamic and Basil (V)
New Season Potato filled with Sour Cream and Chives (W)
Rarebit Tart with Sundried Tomato Purée (W) (V)
Smoked Haddock Croquettes with Wasabi Pea (W)
Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Egg Roll
Spicy Pork Meatball (W)
Twice Baked Mini Cheese Soufflé and Olive Purée (W)
Vine-Ripened Cherry Tomato filled with Red Pepper Mousse (VG)
Yogurt, Beetroot with Toasted Oats (V)

Prices shown are a guide per head as all drinks are charged on a ‘consumption’ basis with minimum numbers as below. 
All prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.
Punch and Pimms are served in 10oz tumblers.
 

Sparkling Wines

Bucks Fizz with Prosecco 11% £2.80 per glass

Bucks Fizz With Champagne 12.5% £3.60 per glass

Minimum Of 12 Glasses For A Reception

Kir Royale with Prosecco 11% £4.10 per glass

Kir Royale With Champagne 12.5% £5.95 per glass

Minimum Of 6 Glasses For A Reception

Prosecco Sant’orsola Brut Per Bottle £22.95

Chatelin Pere ét Fils Brut Champagne 12.5% Per Bottle £34.50

 

Wines and Cocktails

Mulled Wine 13% £3.60 per glass

Minimum Of 20 Glasses For A Reception

Pimms 25% & Lemonade £28.80 per jug

Fitzwilliam's Own Alcoholic Punch £28.20 per jug

College White House Wine 13% Per Bottle £16.20

College Red House Wine 13% Per Bottle £14.40

 

Soft Drinks

Ty-Nant Springs Mineral Water Still Or Sparkling (75cl) £3.50

Fruit Juice (1ltr Jug) £3.23

Sparkling Elderflower/Sparkling Schloer (75cl) £7.40 per bottle

Fitzwilliam’s Own Non Alcoholic Punch £16.80 per jug

 
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.
All prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.

Sherry Package £9.75 per person - based on 1.5 Glasses of Sherry, Half a Bottle of House Wine and a Glass of Port

Prosecco Package £13.60 per person - based on 1.5 Glasses of Prosecco, Half a Bottle of House Wine and a Glass of Port

Champagne Package £16.70 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: £24.80 per person.
All prices are subject to VAT at the current rate.
Please ask about allergen information.

MEAT

North African Spiced Lamb Rump
Lemon and Garlic Turkey Escalope
Beef Burger
Jumbo Newmarket Sausage
BBQ Beef Brisket
Paprika Spiced Chicken Thighs

VEGETARIAN

BBQ Seitan Steak
Vegetable and Halloumi Skewer
Miso Tofu
Sweet Potato and Bean Cake

FISH

Tikka Spiced Salmon
Lemon Marinated Mackerel

Mixed Green Salad
Penne Pasta, Red Pesto and Rocket
Red Cabbage Slaw
Mixed Bean Salad
Greek Salad
Spiced Rice and Vegetable Salad
Cauliflower Couscous Salad

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