THE RITZ-CARLTON, NAPLES

280 Vanderbilt Beach Road, Naples, Florida 34108 U.S.A.
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Culinary Arts



Heighten your celebration with legendary catering from The Ritz-Carlton, Naples. Our culinary teams specialize in creating masterful presentations that captivate guests’ palates and imaginations.

We offer customized wedding cakes for every bride. Meet with our Pastry Chef and design the cake of your dreams. Our chefs will lovingly take the time to create a timeless masterpiece for you and your guests to enjoy.

Don't forget to treat your guests to a fond farewell brunch the morning after your wedding celebration; our chefs will prepare an everyday feast of traditional and adventurous fare.  



The Ritz-Carlton Selection Bar Package

Fris Vodka / Cutty Sark Scotch / Bacardi Rum / Sauza Silver Tequila
Bombay Gin / Jim Beam Bourbon / Canadian Club Blended Whiskey
Robert Mondavi Private Selection Chardonnay & Cabernet Sauvignon
Domestic & Imported Beers
Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Ritz-Carlton Bottled Water, San Pellegrino Bottled Sparkling Water


Cocktail Reception

Select Three Cold Canapés and Two Hot Hors D’Oeuvres of the Following

Cold Canapés
Chicken Salad Profiterole, Grape, Walnut
Brie, Macerated Apricot, Brioche Crisp
Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella Spoons
Belgian Endive, Saga Blue, Charred Orange
Golden Pickled Beet, Goat Cheese, Olive Napoleon
Miniature Artichoke Bottom, Marinated Feta, Olive Tapenade, Tortilla Crisp
Ginger Seared Ahi Tuna, Fennel Pickle, on Chinese
SpoonSmoked Salmon Brioche Canapé, Chive Crème, Red Onion & Caper Relish

Hot Hors D’Oeuvres
Beef Wellington, Mushroom Duxelles
Prosciutto Wrapped Gulf Shrimp Tempura, Avocado Cream
Crispy Vegetable Egg Roll, Spicy Mustard
Goat Cheese, Caramelized Onion & Tomato Tartlet
Spinach & Feta Cheese Turnover
Shrimp & Andouille Croquette, Cajun Remoulade
Potato Empanada, Smoked Cheddar


Plated Dinner

Salad
Tricolore: Tomato, Buffalo Mozzarella, Toasted Pine Nuts, Pesto, Parmigiano Reggiano Tuile, Micro Basil Salad, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Tangle of Florida Greens, Roasted Pear & Maytag Blue Terrine, White Port Poached Seckel Pear, Lavender Honey Vinaigrette
Traditional Caesar Salad; Baby Romaine Lettuce, Parmigiano Reggiano Crisp, Olive Crostini, Lemon Anchovy Vinaigrette
Arugula & Watercress on Cauliflower Mousse, Lemon Emulsion, Charred Grapefruit, Crispy Prosciutto, Almond Slivers
Tender Butter Bibb Lettuce, Avocado, Florida Citrus Salsa, Warm Almond Brie Croquette
Mixed Baby Field Greens, Tart Cranberries, Crumbled Maytag Blue Cheese, Spiced Pecans, Red Wine Vinaigrette
Grilled Radicchio & Belgian Endive, Manchego Cheese, Crispy Chorizo, Toasted Pine Nuts, Sherry Vinaigrette

Entrée
Slow Roasted Burgundy-Marinated Beef Shortrib, Smoked Gouda-Potato Mousseline, Wine Glazed Root Vegetables, Grilled Field Mushroom Strudel
Prosciutto Wrapped Chicken Breast Stuffed with Spinach & Boursin, Artichokes, Roasted Mushrooms, Corn Timbale, Provençal Sauce
Fennel Glazed Atlantic Salmon, Green pea Risotto, Sautéed Belgian Endive, Grain Mustard Jus Lié
Roasted Atlantic Halibut with Shrimp Mousse Wrapped in Prosciutto, Semolina Dumpling, Roasted Fennel, Lemon-Thyme Beurre Blanc
Porcini Coriander Rubbed Atlantic Cod with Zucchini, Lightly Smoked Potato Brandade, Saffron Broth
Seared Stone Bass, Shrimp, Leek & Potato Hash, Pecan Crusted Warm Chévre, Smoked Red Pepper Coulis
Grilled Mahi-Mahi, Coconut-Scented Jasmine Rice, Baby Bok Choy, Grilled Pineapple-Papaya Salsa, Lemongrass Beurre Blanc
Hand Crafted Artisan Rolls & Butter, Fresh Brewed Coffee & Tea


Wedding Cake
We are happy to arrange a private consultation with our Executive Pastry Chef to help you customize the perfect cake for your special day.

After the ceremonial cake cutting, our pastry chef completes the cutting behind the scenes and plates each slice on an artfully decorated and garnished dessert plate.

Groom’s and other specialty cakes are also available.

Cakes

Génoise (Light sponge cake)
Vanilla
Coffee
Lemon
Hazelnut

Pound Cake
Almond
Citrus
Chocolate
Marble

Carrot Cake

Red Velvet

Fillings

Mousse
White Chocolate
Vanilla
Raspberry
Strawberry
Lemon
Orange
Mango
Passion Fruit

Bavarian (Pastry cream lightened with whipped cream)
Walnut
Coffee

Cheesecake
Assorted Flavors

Icings

Butter Cream (Creamed butter frosting)
French
Chocolate
Vanilla Bean
Additional Assorted Flavors

Fondant (Classic rolled icing with a porcelain finish for decorative detailing)
Assorted Colors

Suggested Combinations

Raspberry
Vanilla Génoise, White Chocolate Mousseline Cream, Fresh Raspberries

Marigny
Dark Chocolate Cake, Hazelnut Gianduja Mousse

Fraisier
Vanilla Sponge, Fresh Strawberries, Grand Marnier Bavarian

The Exotic
Vanilla Génoise, Tropical Fruit Mousse, Passion Fruit Syrup

Truffle
Chocolate Sponge, Bittersweet Chocolate Mousse

The Cheesecake
White Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, Cappuccino Swirl, Strawberry, Chocolate Chip, or Classic New York Style

Celebratory Toast

Upgrade/Enhance Your Bar Selections
The Ritz-Carlton Deluxe Selection Bar Package

  • Skyy Vodka / Dewar’s Scotch / Bacardi Gold Rum / José Cuervo Gold Tequila
  • Beefeater Gin / Seagram’s 7 Whiskey / Wild Turkey Bourbon
  • Sonoma Cutrer, Chardonnay, Russian River Ranches, Sonoma Coast, California / King Estate, Pinot Noir, Oregon
  • Domestic & Imported Beers
  • Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Ritz-Carlton Bottled Water, San Pellegrino Bottled Sparkling Water


The Ritz-Carlton Superior Selection Bar Package

  • Ketel One Vodka / Glenfiddich 12-year Scotch / Mount Gay 8-year Rum / Sauza Commemorativo Tequila
  • Bombay Sapphire Gin / Maker’s Mark Bourbon / Seagram’s VO Whiskey
  • ZD Wines, Chardonnay, California / Clos du Val, Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California
  • Domestic & Imported Beers
  • Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Ritz-Carlton Bottled Water, San Pellegrino Bottled Sparkling Water


The Ritz-Carlton Ultra Premium Selection Bar Package

  • Grey Goose Vodka / Macallan 12-year Scotch / Zaya Rum / Patrón Silver Tequila
  • Leyden Gin / Knob Creek Bourbon / Crown Royal Whiskey
  • Louis Jadot, Pouilly Fuisse, Burgundy, France / Stag’s Leap Winery, Merlot, Napa Valley, California
  • Domestic & Imported Beers
  • Fruit Juices, Soft Drinks, Ritz-Carlton Bottled Water, San Pellegrino Bottled Sparkling Water


Add Martinis to Your Bar

  • The Ritz-Carlton Selection
  • The Ritz-Carlton Deluxe Selection
  • The Ritz-Carlton Superior Selection
  • The Ritz-Carlton Ultra Premium Selection


Cordial Packages
Baileys Irish Cream / Kahlúa / Amaretto / Frangelico / Sambuca B&B / Drambuie Frand Marnier / Courvoisier VSOP / Sandeman Founders Reserve Port

Stations
One Hour Presentation
Uniformed Chef to Prepare

Risotto & Pasta
Chef to prepare
3 selections 

Wild Mushroom Risotto, White Truffle, Parmigiano Reggiano 
Penne, Roasted Pomodoro, Basil, Chèvre 
Hand Rolled Gnocchi, Capers, Olive Oil, Dill, Asparagus 
Seafood Tortellini (Salmon, Grouper, Shrimp), Peas, Champagne Cream 
Rotini with Chicken Fennel Sausage, Peppers, Onions 
Orecchiette with Slow Cooked Short Ribs, Alfredo Cream, Caramelized Cipollini Onions

Includes: 
House Baked Focaccia, Grissini 
Parmigiano Reggiano, Red Chili Flakes, Pesto

Mac & Cheese
Chef to prepare
3 selections
 

Traditional Creamy Cheddar 
Smoked Chicken, Portobello, Gruyère 
Lobster, Mascarpone, Truffle Essence 
Crab, Artichoke, Spinach, Brie 
Smoked Bacon, Onion, Dill, Chèvre

Grilled Cheese
Chef to prepare
3 selections
 

Prosciutto & Gruyère Cheese 
Sun-dried Tomato, Basil, Mozzarella 
Mini Reuben: Corned Beef, Sauerkraut, Thousand Island Dressing 
Traditional Warm Monte Cristo: Jarlsberg, Ham, Turkey, Housemade Strawberry Preserves 
Goat Cheese, Roasted Peppers, Olive Bread 
Smoked Salmon, Brie, Dill, Brioche

Includes: 
Roasted Tuscan Tomato Soup Shooters Roast

Flatbreads
Chef to prepare
3 selections
 

Goat Cheese, Tarragon, Grilled Field Mushrooms 
Seafood, Chèvre, Pesto 
Tomato, Basil, Buffalo Mozzarella 
Artichoke, Crème Fraîche, Truffle 
Gruyère, Bacon, Onion 
Buffalo Chicken, Blue Cheese, Arugula

Upgrade/Enhance Your Dinner Selections


Cold Appetizers

Select One of the Following
Tian of Lump Crabmeat, Avocado, Artichoke, Yellow Tomato Gazpacho, Potato Gaufrette, Petite Salad Greens
House Smoked Salmon Carpaccio, Pickled Cucumber, Red Onion Relish, Chive Cream Cheese
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, American & French Cocktail Sauces, Grapefruit-Frisée Salad
Five Spiced Seared Ahi Tuna, Sesame-Seawood Glass Noodles, Warm Vegetable Spring Roll, Wasabi Aioli & Chili Lime Dipping Sauce
Chilled Lobster Salad, Lemon Crème Fraîche, Mâche, American Caviar


Hot Appetizers

Select One of the Following
Herb Crusted Jumbo Sea Scallop, Artichoke Risotto, Tomato-Coriander Vinaigrette
Lobster Royale, Petite Salad of Haricots Verts, Salsify & Truffle, Lemon-Scented Broth
Trio of Housemade Pastas:
Pheasant Confit Ravilio, Chiffonade of Brussels Sprouts
Lobster Agnolotti, Butter-Poached Asparagus Spears
Artichoke-Spinach Lasagna on Lemon Celeriac Mousseline

White Truffle Flan, Grilled Wild Mushrooms, Crispy Potato Empanada, Madeira Jus
Sautéed Crab Cake, Creamed Corn, Hearts of Palm, Pepper Emulsion


Soups
Select One of the Following
Wild Golden Mushroom Soup, White Truffle Chantilly
Potato & Leek, Smoked Salmon, Dill, Crème Fraîche
Roasted Red Pepper Bisque, Black Bean & Smoked Baby Shrimp, Cilantro Chantilly
Sweet Corn Chowder, Smoked Chicken, Potatoes, Celery
Carrot & Ginger, Crab Royale


Intermezzos
Select One of the Following
Pink Champagne Grapefruit Sorbet
Passion Fruit Sorbet, Vodka
Campari Champagne Sorbet
Lime-Lemon Colonel Sorbet
Mint Mojito Sorbet, Sugarcane Syrup
Grand Marnier Tequila, Candied Lime Zest


Entrée Upgrade – Option One
Select One of the Following
Combinations Pair a Grilled Four Ounce Filet of Beef Tenderloin with one of the following:
Grilled Mahi-Mahi on Zucchini Tart, Smoked Gouda-Potato Pierogi, Tomato Chutney
Sautéed Stone Bass, Herbed Boursin Filled Potato Soufflé, Fondue of Peaky Toe Crab, Asparagus, Warm Leek Vinaigrette
Grilled Swordfish, Five Pepper Relish, Fingerling Lyonnaise Potato, Tempura Onion Ring, Mustard Peppercorn Sauce
Poached Halibut, Potato-Root Celery Mousseline, Creamed Spinach Timbale, Avocado Tempura, Lemon Caper Sauce
Bronzed Atlantic Salmon, Salsify Gratin, Wild Mushroom Risotto, Smoky Swiss Chard, Tomato Béarnaise

Or

Herb-Crusted Double Lamb Chops, Rosemary Polenta, Chèvre Beggar’s Purse, Grilled Eggplant, Tomato & Artichoke
Roasted Veal Chop, Arborio Soubise, Haricots Verts, White Truffle Scented Spaghetti Squash, Caramelized Pearl Onions, Tomato-Herb Jus


Entrée Upgrade – Option Two
Select One of the Following
Combinations Pair a Grilled Four Ounce Filet of Beef Tenderloin with one of the following:
Butter-Poached Lobster, Tempura Claw, Lobster Risotto, Tarragon Bordelaise
Herb-Basted Jumbo Gulf Shrimp, Hand-Rolled Gnocchi, Capers & Tomatoes, Garlic Sautéed Spinach
Coriander Dusted Jumbo Sea Scallops, Horseradish Twice-Baked Potato, Orange, Fennel & Radish Salad, Asparagus Tempura

Or

Grilled Six Ounce Filet of Beef Tenderloin, Caramelized Onion Marmalade, Dauphinoise Potatoes, Haricots Verts, Wine Merchant Sauce

Stations

Floats
Vanilla & Chocolate Ice Creams
Cherry & Lemon-Lime Sorbets
Root Beer, Coca Cola, Ginger Ale, Vanilla Cream Soda, Orange Soda, Dr Pepper

Chocolate Lava Cake
Baked á la minute / Served with:
Vanilla or White Espresso Ice Cream
Whipped Cream, Caramel Sauce
Rice Crispy Crunches, Candied Lemon Zest

Chocolate Fondue
Chocolate, Caramel, Butterscotch, Berry Fondues with:
Citrus Madeleines
Oreo Cookies
Pretzel Sticks
Marshmallows
Chocolate Financier
Lemon Pound Cake
Whole Strawberries
Fruit Skewers
Housemade Rice Krispies Treats
Coconut Cake

Chocolate Bar
Choose five:
Coconut & Chocolate Financier
Chocolate Macaroon
Reverse Chocolate Chip Cookie
White Chocolate & Pecan Cookie
Congo Bar
Orange & Milk Chocolate Verrine
Opera Cake
Marble Cheesecake
Chocolate Madeleine
Caramelized Banana Chocolate Tart
Chocolate Croissant Pudding, Jack Daniels Crème Anglaise
White & Dark Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Raspberry & Chocolate Pain de Genes

Create Your Own Cupcake
Coconut, Chocolate, Vanilla, Hazelnut Financier Cupcakes
Vanilla, Chocolate, Coffee Frostings
Toppings: Assorted Sprinkles, Raspberry & Caramel Sauces, Assorted Toasted Nuts, Chocolate Chips, Crushed Oreos, M&Ms

Bananas Foster
Caramelized Banana, Brown Sugar, Rum, Chantilly Cream
Vanilla Bean, Caramel, Chocolate Ice Creams

Ice Cream Sundae
Choose three Housemade Ice Creams:
Vanilla Bean, Chocolate, Strawberry, Caramel, Coffee, Banana, Mint Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter
Toppings: Assorted Sprinkles, Whipped Cream, Warm Chocolate Sauce, Caramel Sauce, Assorted Toasted Nuts, Chocolate Chips, Crushed Oreos, M&Ms, Reese’s Pieces

Beverage Suggestions
Hot Chocolate
Espresso, Caffé Latte, Cappuccino

Coffee Enhancements
Choose three of the following:
Coconut Frangipane / Lemon Macaroons / Chocolate Coated Almond / Truffles / Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies / Chocolate Candies Meringue / Almond Tuile / Honey Madeleine / Nougat de Montelimar / Gianduja Nougat / Lemon-White / Chocolate Caramels

Dutch Sablé / Pecan Sandy Cookies / Housemade Marshmallow / Bittersweet Chocolate Caramel Raspberry Pâte de Fruit / Apricot-Passion Fruit Pâte de Fruit / Chocolate Financier

Almond Pain de Genes

Hot Temptations
Select three: 

Beef Sliders 
Miniature Coney hot dogs 
Miniature pizzas 
Onion rings 
Fries 
Hot pretzels with dips