HRIM 430 Theme Dinner – Director’s Cut

4 Feb

Hey everyone!

So things are progressing quite quickly for our theme dinner! Only 45 days until the first meal night and we’re hard at work to get things prepared.  Our menu is finalized and reservations can now be made!

We had a test-run of our menu items last week and things went pretty well!  We’re really happy with how things turned out 🙂

Please check out our Facebook Event for our first meal to be held in Cafe Laura on March 21!
Below are our menu selections:

Director’s Cut
“A Cinematic Culinary Experience”

Appetizers:

Runaway Bride Italian Wedding Soup
An ideal marriage of miniature meatballs and spinach in a savory herb chicken broth

Bubba Gump’s Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail
Three seasoned Jumbo shrimp served on a chilled martini glass and accompanied with cocktail sauce
over a bed of shredded lettuce

“If I Only Had a Heart” Artichoke Bites
Tender, gentle and sentimental sautéed artichoke hearts, sprinkled with cheddar cheese, oregano and
parsley, served with a creamy béarnaise sauce

Salad:

The Gladiator Caesar Salad
Crisp romaine lettuce, tossed with a  Caesar vinaigrette dressing and garnished with a freshly baked
parmesan crisp

Entrées:

* All entrées served with a side of Dirty Harry Smashed Potatoes & “Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner” roasted vegetables (unless otherwise specified)

Pirates of the Caribbean Rum Chicken
Tender breast of chicken, marinated in a flavorful brown sugar-rum glaze and topped with a splash of
fresh lime juice

Kamome Pork Cutlet with Tonkatsu Sauce
Japanese-style deep-fried pork tenderloin with savory Tonkatsu sauce
Served with shredded cabbage and wild rice and garnished with Roma tomato wedges

Rocky Balboa’s Black and Blue Strip Steak
A champion dish of seasoned New York Strip cooked to order and topped with bleu cheese crumbles

Without A Paddle Maple Glazed Salmon
Fresh maple-glazed salmon, topped with tangy pineapple salsa
Served with wild rice and roasted vegetables

Wild Mushroom, Asparagus and Brie “Crepes of Wrath”
A light, fluffy crêpe stuffed with wedges of brie and steamed asparagus, topped with sautéed wild
mushrooms

Desserts:

Dante’s Peak Molten Lava Cakes
A simple, yet elegant, molten chocolate cake topped with sugar-coated raspberries

Snow White Dwarf Apple Pie
Warm and sweet, this slowly baked miniature apple pie is enhanced with brandied figs

 

It is still early in the process, so menu items are subject to change.  Pricing will be available shortly, but in general appetizers will be approximately $4-7, entrées $14-24, & desserts $4-6.  Salad & bread are complimentary with all orders.

If you wish to make reservations, please visit the Cafe Laura Website , email erw130@psu.edu or call 814.865.1853

Can’t wait to see you all there!!!

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