THE RITZ-CARLTON, CHARLOTTE

201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202 USA
Phone:  +1 (704) 547-2244   •  Map & Directions
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Special Value Wedding Menu Package





Host your dream wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte on a Friday, Sunday or select holiday and enjoy our newest wedding package starting at $105 per person. The Special Value Wedding Package is available for weddings with 65 or more guests. In addition to the below food and beverage offerings, your package will also include the following:


WEDDING MENU PACKAGE


BEVERAGE AND HORS D’OEUVRES

THREE-HOUR DELUXE BAR PACKAGE
The following to be available for three 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
Sommelier Selection of Chardonnay and Cabernet Wine
Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Natura Still and Sparkling Water

CANAPÉS AND HORS D’OEUVRES
To be butler-passed; please select three (3) of the following, based upon one piece of each per person

CANAPÉS
Spicy Sesame Tuna Taco, Avocado Foam
Marinated Mozzarella, Grape Tomato, Crostini
Tiny Truffle Chicken Salad on Brioche
Yellow Tomato Gazpacho Shooter,
Cilantro Crème Fraîche
Roasted Pepper Hummus,
Sesame Pita Chip

HORS D’OEUVRES
Beef Satay, Thai Peanut-Scallion Sauce
Chicken Tandoori, Cucumber Raita
Miniature Chicken Quesadilla,
Chipotle Salsa
Miniature Crab Cake, Remoulade
Braised Beef Short Ribs Baked en Croute,
Horseradish Sauce
Vegetable Spring Roll, Plum 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:
Chilled Tomato Gazpacho, Croutons, Cilantro Emulsion
Wild Mushroom Bisque, Parmesan Flan, Sage 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
Per person price includes three-hour open deluxe bar, passed hors d’oeuvres, plated dinner,
and wedding cake
Roasted Ashley Farms Chicken Breast, Basil Jus $110
Vidalia Onion-Crusted Filet of Beef, Red Wine Jus $117
Atlantic Salmon, Horseradish Crust, Citrus Beurre Blanc $114

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.

ACCOMPANIMENTS
All entrees are paired with your selection of vegetable and starch;
please select one of each to be paired with all entrée selections
Smoked Cheddar Potato Cake
Roasted Garlic Broccolini
Chive Whipped Potato
Haricot Verts
Wild Mushroom Risotto
Baby Carrot
Parmesan Polenta
Jumbo Asparagus

WEDDING CAKE
Custom-Designed Bar Cocoa Wedding Cake

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


HEAVY RECEPTION
One chef per 100 guests per station/
Uniformed Chef Attendants Available at $175 each


FARMER’S MARKET SALAD STATION
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 Order 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

Served with Freshly Baked Bread and Sweet Cream Butter

WEDDING CAKE
Custom-Designed Bar Cocoa Wedding Cake
Freshly-Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and The Ritz-Carlton Tea Selection
$120 per person


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 three-hour Premium Brand Bar $6 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