Conferencing & Event Services at Aquinas College

Menu Items

Breakfast

  • Standard Coffee Service: includes regular, decaf, hot water with assortment of teas, creamer, and assorted sugars

  • Yogurt & granola (or premade individual parfaits.) Yogurt with berries optional, please inquire regarding price difference.

  • Fresh fruit salad

  • Assorted muffins or house-made pinwheels (choice of one flavor: apple-cinnamon, cherry or blueberry)

  • Wellness bars, house-made cinnamon rolls, Van’s cake donuts, or house-made energy bites (2-3 per)

  • Hardboiled eggs (2 per)

  • Assorted Van’s Pastries

  • Hot breakfast: includes eggs, potato, breakfast sweet, meat option, and coffee

From the Garden

  • Grilled Chicken Saint Salad: mixed greens, Michigan dried cherries, apple, bleu cheese crumbles, candied pecans, topped with house made pesto croutons, cherry vinaigrette dressing

  • AQ’s Favorite Salad: spring mix, bleu cheese, roasted Brussel sprouts, sweet potato, tomatoes, bacon, and chicken breast with ranch dressing

  • Riviera Salad with Grilled Chicken: chopped romaine and spinach with seasonal fresh strawberries, pecans, almond slivers with a poppy seed dressing. (Mandarin oranges will be substituted in the off seasons.)

  • Kale Brussel Sprout Salad with Grilled Chicken: shaved Brussel sprouts and kale topped with roasted Brussel sprouts, red onion, pear, crumbled goat cheese, green goddess vinaigrette

Other creations are possible upon request! Or you can try our classics such as the Chicken Caesar, AQ Cobb or our AQ Favorite featuring Roasted Vegetables.

Local Handhelds   

Boxed Meals

  • Michigan Oven Roasted Turkey BLT Wrap: sliced Michigan turkey, bacon, tomatoes, lettuce with a lemon zest black pepper aioli in a Michigan whole wheat wrap

  • Chicken Caesar Wrap: all natural chicken breast, romaine lettuce, Caesar dressing, shredded parmesan

  • Chipotle Chicken Sandwich: Chicken breast, spring mix, lettuce, tomatoes, guacamole with a chipotle aioli on a Van’s English muffin bread

  • Honey Sandwich: Michigan ham, lettuce, tomato, red onion, and cheddar cheese with a honey Dijon spread on a pretzel bun

  • Build Your Own:

    • Protein: Ham, Turkey, salami, hummus

    • Cheese: cheddar, Swiss, provolone, American

    • Toppings: lettuce, tomato, onion, spinach, mustard, mayo, guacamole, pesto aioli

    • Bread: Aunt Millie’s whole wheat, white, English muffin bread, pretzel bun, croissant

All Sandwiches listed include: house-made kettle chips, canned beverage, fresh fruit, and a simple dessert

For larger groups and the ease of service, we do suggest ordering no more than 3 sandwich choices for guests

As always, please feel free to reach out with dietary restrictions/food allergens

Most sandwiches can be made into wrap-form.  Just ask!

Items are also available as a sandwich platter buffet

Appetizers

  • Chicken and cheese quesadilla-chili-lime marinated shredded chicken, sautéed peppers, onion, and shredded cheese, served with salsa and sour cream

  • Meatballs: barbecue, Swedish, or pork Thai chili

  • Assorted cheese platter served with assorted crackers

    • * Add baked brie cheese: additional cost if adding to cheese platter or just brie, Kahlua and pecan; fresh Michigan apple walnut chutney; savory pesto, strawberry jam or fresh raspberry
  • Fresh fruit platter
  • Vegetable crudité served with ranch and hummus
  • Mini shredded chicken purses with vin blanc (2 per)

  • Artichoke flatbread-Cream cheese dill spread, topped with artichokes, sun dried tomato, spinach, and roasted garlic

Local Frank Kielbasa and Brussel sprout skewer with stone ground mustard

*Considering a certain appetizer item on a skewer? We have ideas, just ask!

Hot Meal Options  

Buffet

  • Taco buffet: chili-lime shredded chicken or ground beef; refried beans, Spanish rice, flour & corn shells, tortilla chips and assorted toppings

  • Herb roasted marinated pork tenderloin with a Michigan cherry chutney and starch option $16

  • Chicken Chardonnay or chicken Marsala

  • Herb roasted grilled chicken breast with jus lie

  • Signature chicken - airline chicken breast stuffed with chiffonade basil and spinach, onions, and ricotta cheese served with sundried tomatoes

Ask to add house salad; rolls and butter

If plated service is desired, please inquire regarding the price difference

Desserts

  • Simple Dessert –cookies or dessert bars

    • (ex: assorted cookies, scotcheroos, rice krispies, brownies, blondies, or assorted dessert bars)

  • Whoopie pies, cupcakes, or fruit crisp (individual or in chaffer with whipped cream)

    • (ex: red velvet, chocolate-raspberry, blueberry-lemon, double chocolate, etc.)

  • Plated dessert: Pie or cake

    • (ex: carrot cake, key lime, lemon meringue, chocolate decadence, apple pie, blueberry pie, cheesecake)

  • Sheet cake – 3 day lead time required. Customize it! White buttercream or chocolate frosting; chocolate, white or marble cake; your choice of script / colors / decorations

    • Full sheet cake (serves 48-60)

    • Half sheet cake (serves 24-30)

Snacks

  • Hand snacks: house-made kettle chips, terra root chips, popcorn, Chex mix, classic trail mix, healthy trail mix, or tortilla chips and salsa

  • Hummus with pita chips

  • Vegetable platter with ranch and hummus

  • Cheese platter with assorted crackers

  • Fresh fruit salad

  • Assorted cookies or other simple dessert

  • Popcorn machine*

    • *Popcorn machine must be used indoors only

Beverages

  • Standard Coffee Service: Includes regular, decaf, hot water with assortment of teas, creamer, assorted sugars

  • Compostable water service

  • Canned Carbonated Beverages (Pepsi Products)

  • Water, Lemonade or Fruit Punch

Please help us and the environment by recycling empty individual beverage containers. Thank you!