1228 Western Ave Albany, New York, 12203
(518) 489 - 2981

2013 Banquet Menu

Ala Carte Options


By the Pitcher


Raspberry Iced Tea

Unsweetened Iced Tea

Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice, Apple Juice

Individual Servings

Red Bull

Hot Chocolate

Bottled Water

Milk or Skim Milk

Assorted Soda Cans

Coffee, Tea, Decaf per Gallon

By the Dozen


Bagels and Cream Cheese



Brownies/Assorted Cookies

Assorted Yogurt/Whole Fresh Fruit

Assorted Snacks

(Pretzels, Potato Chips, Peanuts, Crackers, Popcorn)


Sovereign Breaks

Rise and Shine

Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Bottled Water

Optional: Assorted Pastries

The Continental

Assorted Scones, Pastries, Bagels and Cream Cheese

Whole Fresh Fruit, Orange Juice, Cranberry Juice

Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Bottled Water

Midday Stretch

Assorted Cheese, Vegetable and Fruit Platter

Accompanied with Assorted Crackers and Dips

Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Bottled Water, Assorted Soda

Afternoon Refresh

Cookies, Brownies, Iced Tea

Coffee, Tea, Bottled Water

Optional: Assorted Sodas


Breakfast Buffet Options

Sovereign Breakfast Buffet

Assortment of Cold Cereal, Oatmeal

Traditional Style Scrambled Eggs

Bacon, Home Fries

Fresh Whole Fruit, Assorted Pastries

Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Cranberry Juice, Apple Juice and Orange Juice

Sunshine Breakfast

Oatmeal with Brown Sugar and Raisins

Scrambled Eggs Topped with Cheddar Cheese, Bacon

Low Fat Yoplait, Assorted Bagels and Muffins

Coffee, Tea, Decaf

Cranberry Juice, Apple Juice, and Orange Juice

The Ultimate

Omelet Station, Cinnamon French Toast

Breakfast Potatoes, Bacon

Low Fat Yoplait, Fresh Fruit, Bagels and Cream Cheese

Assorted Pastries and Muffins

Apple Juice, Orange Juice, and Cranberry Juice

Coffee, Tea, Decaf and Hot Chocolate


Hors D’Oeuvres

Per 25 Pieces

Cheese, Fruit, Dip and Cracker Display

Chicken Wings/Chicken Tenders

Mini Chicken Taco/Chicken Satay

Chicken Potstickers/Chicken Cordon Bleu

Thai Chicken Spring Roll

Chicken, Veggies, Nuts in a Crispy Spring Roll Wrapper

Chicken and Pineapple Kabobs

Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms

Italian Meatballs or Swedish Meatballs

Mozzarella Sticks/Jalapeno Poppers

Puff Pastry Franks/Spring Vegetable Roll

Breaded Zucchini Sticks/Spanikopita/Bagel Pizza

Bacon Wrapped Scallops

Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms/Mini Crab Cakes

Coconut Shrimp Skewers/Shrimp Potstickers

Shrimp Purse

Diced Seasoned Shrimp and Onion Wrapped in Phyllo Pastry

Crab Rangoon

Egg Roll Wrapper Filled with Cream Cheese, Crabmeat and Spices

Mini Philly Cheese Steak

Beef Hibachi Sewer-Tender Flank Steak, Red, Green, Yellow Peppers, Monterey Jack Cheese, Onion, Lightly Glazed with Soy Seasoning

Brie and Pear Phyllo

Pear and Brie Cheese with Almond and a Hint of Brandy Wrapped in Phyllo


Served Options

Vegetarian Options

Eggplant Parmesan

Breaded eggplant layered with spinach, portabella mushrooms, mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce

Asian Stir-Fry

Oriental vegetables and tofu sautéed in a light garlic and ginger sauce served over jasmine rice

Pasta Primavera

A medley of fresh vegetables and pasta tossed in marinara or alfredo sauce

Chicken Options

Chicken Marsala

Boneless breast of chicken sautéed with Marsala wine and mushrooms

Chicken Parmesan

Boneless chicken breast, topped with marinara sauce and melted mozzarella cheese

Chicken Francaise

Egg-battered medallions of chicken sautéed in a lemon white wine sauce

Lemon Herb Chicken

Grilled chicken breast basted in a lemon-herb marinade

Fish Options

Seafood Stuffed Sole

Stuffed Sole finished with a lemon white wine sauce

Grilled Salmon

Salmon topped with sweet basil butter or bourbon glaze

Scampi Tilapia

Tilapia filet sautéed in a garlic-lemon and sherry wine sauce

Baked Jumbo Stuffed Shrimp

Shrimp with seafood stuffing and topped with a lemon white wine sauce

Beef Options

Oven Roasted Prime Rib-minimum of 10 orders

Roast Pork Loin Slow

Roasted with brown sugar and apples, topped with sweet potatoes

Roast Sirloin of Beef

Sliced roast sirloin topped with a wild mushroom bordelaise sauce-minimum of 10 orders

Beef Stroganoff

Sauteed sirloin with mushrooms, sour cream and parsley over a bed of noodles

Dessert Selection

Select 1

Chocolate Fudge Cake/Chocolate Mousse/Carrot Cake

Cheesecake topped with Strawberries

Served Options Also Include:

Chef’s Soup of the Day and Garden Salad

Chef’s Choice of Starch and Vegetable

Rolls, Butter, Coffee, Decaf, Iced Tea


Buffet Options-Lunch or Dinner

Classic Deli Buffet-This Buffet is Lunch Option Only

(Minimum 25 People)


Chef’s Homemade Soup

Roast Turkey, Roast Beef, Ham, Swiss and American Cheese

Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Pickle Platter

Assorted Rolls, Breads and Appropriate Condiments

Coffee, Decaf, Tea, Iced Tea, Bottled Water

Choice of 2 Salads

Greek Salad-Lettuce, Feta Cheese, Red Pepper, Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives

Pasta Salad/Potato Salad/Garden Salad/Caesar Salad

Choice of 2 Dessert

Carrot Cake, Apple Pie, Chocolate Mousse, Cookies, Brownies

Italian Buffet

(Minimum of 25 people)

Select 5

Greens and Beans or Pasta Fagoli

Antipasto~Tomato Basil Mozzarella Salad~Garden Salad~Caesar Salad

Sausage and Pepeprs~Cheese Lasagna~Vegetable Lasagna

Baked Ziti with Meatballs~Chicken Cacciatore~Cheese Tortellini

Broccoli Rabe Sautéed with Garlic and Oil~Corn Diced with Red and Green Peppers


Assorted Rolls, Garlic Bread, Butter

Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Iced Tea, Bottled Water

Dessert-Assorted Italian Cookies and Tiramisu

Western Style BBQ Buffet

(Minimum of 25 people)

Choice of 5

Spare Ribs/Barbecued Chicken/Bourbon Glazed Salmon

Pulled Pork/Smoked Sausage, Peppers, Onions/Sweet Potato Pork

Cole Slaw/Grilled Vegetables/Baked Beans/Watermelon Wedges


Chili, Corn Bread, Assorted Cookies, Brownies

Iced Tea, Coffee, Tea, Decaf, Bottled Water

Tex-Mex Fajita Buffet

Strips of Chicken and Steak Fajitas

Chili, Shredded Lettuce, Diced Tomatoes, Cilantro, Cheddar Cheese, Sour Cream

Black Olives, Jalapeno Peppers, Salsa, Tortillas, Spanish Rice, Refried Beans

Tortilla Chips, Guacamole, Sautéed Onions and Peppers and Condiment Bar

Dessert-Turtle Cheesecake, Key Lime Pie

Beverages-Virgin Margarita’s, Iced Tea, Bottled Water, Coffee, Tea, Decaf


Beverage Packages

Full Open Bar

A Variety of Premium Liquors

Draft Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks

Limited Open Bar

A Variety of Premium Liquors

Draft Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks

Limited to customer’s predetermined dollar amount


Draft Beer, House Wine, Soft Drinks

Cash Bar

A Variety of Liquors

Bottled Beer, Wine and Soft Drinks

Individuals Pay per drink, tax included


Audio Visual Rental Guide


Audio Visual

Easel Tripod

27in TV/VCR Set-Up

Overhead Projector

Phone Line (plus cost of call)

Flipchart Stand with Markers

LCD Projector, Proxima LX




6X8 Fast Fold Rear

Audio Equipment


Wireless Lavaliere

Wireless Handheld

Handheld Microphone

Floor/Table Stand

Polycom Teleconference System