THE RITZ-CARLTON, CHARLOTTE

201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 USA
Phone:  +1 (704) 547-2244   •  Map & Directions
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The Ritz-Carlton Weddings Menu Package





Celebrate your special day as it was meant to be remembered.


The exclusive Ritz-Carlton Wedding Package is available for
all weddings with 65 guests or more and includes the following:

Designer Décor Package
Bride’s Choice of Satin Linen
Coordinating Napkins
Bride’s Choice of Chiavari Chairs
Coordinating Seat Pillow


Access to The Design Studio to Customize Designer Décor

Dedicated Special Events Manager

The Ritz-Carlton Selection of Glassware, Flatware and China

Wooden Dance Floor and Staging

Complimentary Bridal Suite for Two Nights

In-Suite Bridal Brunch on Wedding Day for up to 12 guests

Assorted Tea Sandwiches, Fresh Fruit Skewers,

Bar Cocoa Macarons and Mimosas

Rose Petal Turndown on Wedding Night

Reduced Room Rate for a Block of Guest Rooms

Ability to Earn Marriott or Ritz-Carlton Rewards Points


WEDDING DINNER MENUS


BEVERAGE AND HORS D’OEUVRES
Bar Package and butler-passed hors d’oeuvres included with all menu packages

FOUR-HOUR DELUXE BAR PACKAGE
The following to be available for four hours of service
Bartender fees waived

Deluxe Brand Cocktails
Beefeater Gin, Skyy Vodka, Canadian Club Whiskey, Jim Beam Bourbon,
Bacardi Superior Rum, Dewar’s Scotch, Sauza Gold Tequila
Domestic and Imported Beer
Ritz-Carlton Selection Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon
Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Natura Still and Sparkling Water

Wine Service with Dinner
Based upon one (1) hour of service

Champagne Toast

CANAPÉS AND HORS D’OEUVRES
To be butler-passed; please select four (4) of the following, based upon one piece of each per person

CANAPÉS
Smoked North Carolina Trout, Olive Oil,
and Preserved Lemon Pancake

Spicy Sesame Tuna Taco, Avocado
Mini Lobster Club, Tarragon Aioli
Seared Duck Breast, Cornbread, Cranberry Compote
Marinated Mozzarella, Grape Tomato, Crostini
Jumbo Asparagus with Prosciutto
Smoked Salmon, Dill Bilini, Caviar
Chilled Crab Salad, Roasted Tomato Coulis
Main Lobster Profiterole, Lemon Glaze
Tiny Truffle Chicken Salad on Brioche
Vegetable California Roll, Ginger and Wasabi Aioli
Yellow Tomato Gazpacho Shooter, Cilantro Crème Fraiche
Roasted Pepper Hummus, Sesame Pita Chip

HORS D’OEUVRES
Beef Satay, Thai Peanut-Scallion Sauce
Chicken Tandoori, Cucumber Raita
Miniature Chicken Quesadilla, Chipotle Salsa
Duck Confit Spring Roll, Hoisin Chili Sauce
Ricotta and Spinach Tartlet, Tomato Basil Jam
Miniature Beef Slider, Bacon Jam and Aged Cheddar
Miniature Crab Cake, Remoulade
Braised Beef Short Ribs Baked en Croute, Horseradish Sauce
Grilled New Zealand Lamb Chop, Apple Chutney
Brie and Raspberry in Crispy Phyllo Dough
Vegetable Spring Roll, Soy Chili Sauce

PLATED DINNER

All plated dinners include a first course served with freshly-baked rolls and sweet cream butter

FIRST COURSE
Please select one first course:
Sweet Corn Chowder, Crab Beignet, Basil Essence

Bouquet of Greens, Roasted Baby Apples, Local Goat Cheese, Champagne Vinaigrette

Vine-Ripe Tomato, Marinated Mozzarella, Herb Salad, Balsamic Dressing

Baby Greens, Port Poached Pear, Baked Brie, Spiced Pecans, Cranberry Vinaigrette

ENTRÉE
Pancetta-Stuffed Chicken Breast, Pesto Jus $154

Roasted Ashley Farms Chicken Breast, Sage Jus $154

Braised Beef Short Rib, Natural Jus $156

Vidalia Onion-Crusted Filet of Beef, Red Wine Jus $159

Grilled Filet of Beef, Peppercorn Sauce $159

Atlantic Salmon, Horseradish Crust, Citrus Beurre Blanc $159

Tomato Crusted Niman Ranch Lamb, Black Olive Jus $163

Duet of Petite Filet of Beef and Sautéed Shrimp Provencal $164

Duet of Petite Filet of Beef and Butter Poached Maine Lobster, Lobster Cream $167

It is our pleasure to offer your guests a pre-selected choice of up to three entrées. An exact count of each entrée is required to the kitchen (7) seven days in advance. At this time, we ask that you also provide a typed list with each guest’s name, entrée selection and table number to ensure accurate service. Personalized place cards stating guest’s name and entrée selection are required on the day of the event. Pricing will be based upon the most expensive entrée selection.

ACCOMPANIMENTS
All entrées are paired with your selection of vegetable and starch;
Please select one of each to be paired with all entrée selections

Parmesan Polenta
Corn Flan
Smoked Cheddar Potato Cake
Wild Mushroom Ragout
Celery Root Puree
Haricot Verts & Baby Carrot
Dauphinoise Potatoes
Jumbo Asparagus & Baby Carrot
House Made Risotto

WEDDING CAKE
Custom-Designed Bar Cocoa Wedding Cake

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and The Ritz-Carlton Tea Selection

Per person price includes Four-Hour Open Deluxe Bar, Passed Hors d’Oeuvres, Plated Dinner,
Wine Service with Dinner, Wedding Cake and Champagne Toast


HEAVY RECEPTION

One chef per 100 guests per station

FARMER’S MARKET SALAD STATION
(Uniformed Chef Attendants Available at $175 each)
Hand-Tossed to Order by a Uniformed Chef Attendant

Caesar
Romaine, Black Olive Croutons, Parmigiano Reggiano
Black Pepper-Parmesan Dressing

Organic Baby Greens
Sunflower Seeds, Grape Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Spiced Pecans, Croutons, Blue Cheese Crumbles
Red Wine Vinaigrette, Malt Vinaigrette, Buttermilk Ranch

Tossed with your selection of one of the following
Grilled Skirt Steak
Grilled Ashley Farms Organic Chicken
Sautéed Shrimp

PASTA STATION
Sautéed to prder by a uniformed chef attendant
Please select three of the following

Whole Wheat Penne with Marinara
Cheese Tortellini with Alfredo Sauce
Angel Hair with Local Tomatoes, Garlic and Fresh Basil
Orecchiette with Lemon, Artichokes, Olives and Capers
Pappardelle with Smoked Bacon Cream
Served with Shaved Parmesan, Red Pepper Flakes, Fresh Herbs and Garlic Bread

SURF AND TURF STATION
Plated to order by a uniformed chef attendant
Please select three of the following
Pan-Seared Maryland Crab Cake, Remoulade, Four Tomato Relish
Seared Petite Filet of Beef, Truffle Whipped Potatoes, Bacon Jus
Braised Beef Short Rib, Celery Root Puree, Ratatouille, Natural Jus
Sautéed Shrimp Provencal, Petite Herb Salad
Seared Sea Scallop, Corn Grits, Parmesan Cream
Served Freshly Baked Rolls and Sweet Cream Butter

WEDDING CAKE
Custom-Designed Bar Cocoa Wedding Cake
An additional charge may apply based on specific design

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and The Ritz-Carlton Tea Selection
$164 per person

Per person price includes Four Hour Open Deluxe Bar, Passed Hors d’Oeuvres, Heavy Reception,
Wine Service with Dinner, Custom Designed Wedding Cake and Champagne Toast

MENU ENHANCEMENTS

BAR COCOA DESSERT DISPLAY

A selection of artistic, freshly created delights from the acclaimed Bar Cocoa Pastry Chefs
Selection of Individual Desserts to Include:
Tiramisu, Peanut Chocolate Tart, Beignets
Red Velvet, Carrot and Chocolate Cupcakes
French Macarons and Signature “Bar Cocoa”
$18 per person

LATE NIGHT SNACKS
To be butler passed
Bar Cocoa Cake Pops $4 each
Mini Milkshakes and Donuts $7 each
Mini Grilled Cheese, Tomato Soup Shooter $5 each
Fish n’ Chips in Paper Cone $8 each
Jerk Chicken Mini Tacos, Cilantro Sour Cream $6 each
Mini Kobe Beef Slider $6 each
Southern Fried Chicken Slider $6 each

TATER TOT BAR
Build your own Tater Tot
Served with an assortment of toppings:
Jalapeño Cheese Sauce, Nacho Cheese Sauce,
Sautéed Onions, House Ketchup, Sour Cream, Scallions
$10 per person

BAR PACKAGE UPGRADES
Upgrade to four-hour Premium Brand Bar $9 per person
Additional hour of Deluxe Brand Bar $12 per person
Additional hour of Premium Brand Bar $14 per person
Signature Drink pricing varies
Custom designed by Ritz-Carlton mixologist

BAR COCOA WEDDING CAKE

We are pleased to announce wedding cakes by Bar Cocoa. The Bar Cocoa Pastry Team specializes in creating beautiful, unique wedding and celebration cakes for all occasions, with each cake designed to suit your own personality and style, and made with outstanding craftsmanship and attention to detail. When it comes to choosing your personal cake design, the possibilities are endless. Wedding cakes can be created in any color combination and any variety of shapes, and can be decorated with delicately handcrafted sugar flowers, intricate piping, pretty patterns, hand painting and so much more.
An additional charge may apply based on specific design.

Whether you choose to incorporate the lace featured on your wedding dress, a personal color theme, or even the flowers in your bridal bouquet, we promise to create a memorable cake that exceeds your expectations. Our inspirational wedding cakes have been featured in Charlotte magazine.

SIGNATURE CAKES
Taste of the Tropics
Rum-Soaked Yellow Cake, Rum-Roasted Pineapple
Coconut Mousseline Cream

Devil’s Food Cake
Rich Devil’s Food Cake, House-Made Raspberry Jam
White Chocolate Buttercream

Red Velvet
Traditional Red Velvet Cake
Cream Cheese Filling

Double Chocolate Cake
Devil’s Food Cake, Chocolate Mousse Filling
White Chocolate Buttercream

The Ritz-Carlton Classic
White Sponge Cake, House-Made Raspberry Jam
Italian Buttercream

CREATE YOUR OWN FLAVOR
Cake Flavors - Fillings

Chocolate - White Chocolate Mousse
Vanilla - Chocolate Mousse
Almond - Buttercream Filling
Carrot - Cream Cheese
Red Velvet - Chocolate Ganache
Lemon - Lemon Curd

Icing
Buttercream
Fondant