THE RITZ-CARLTON, SARASOTA

1111 Ritz-Carlton Drive, Sarasota, Florida 34236 U.S.A.
Phone:  +1 (941) 309-2000   •  Map & Directions
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Culinary Arts



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


Wedding Cake List

Rhapsody Lemon Cake
Yellow Sponge Cake with Lemon Curd,
with or without Raspberries

Caraibe Cake
Chocolate Sponge Cake and Chocolate Caraibe Mousse,
with or without Raspberries

The Marigny
Yellow Sponge Cake and Strawberry Mousse with Fresh Strawberries

Traditional Fraisier
Yellow Sponge Cake with Mousseline Kirsch Cream and Fresh Strawberries

Princess Cake
Chocolate Sponge Cake and Hazelnut Mousse

The Passion Lover Cake
Génoise Sponge Cake and Apricot Passion Mousse

Devils Food Cake
Devils Food Sponge Cake with a Thin Layer of Ganache

Mocha Walnut Torte
Walnut Crust, Chocolate Sponge Cake and Coffee Bavarois

Marie-Charlotte Cake
Angel Food Sponge Cake with Whipped Cream and Fresh Strawberries

New York Style Cheesecake
Traditional New York Style Cheesecake adorned with Fresh Fruit

The Dartagnan
Devils Food Sponge Cake with White and Dark Chocolate Mousse


This is just a sampling of our offerings. Please contact a Ritz-Carlton sales representative for additional information.

Wedding Reception Menu for 400

First Course - PRE-SET
Lavender Infused Goat Cheese Stuffed Florida Tomato on the
Vine with Heart of Romaine and a Parmesan Fan Crisp

Second Course
Butter Poached Lobster, Gnocchi and Jumbo Lump Crab Meat
with Green Pea Coulis and Oven Dried Tomato

Entree
Marinated Filet of Beef served with Port Morrels Mushroom
Sauce, Roasted Grapes, Horseradish Cream, Fricasse of Pearl
Onion Lardon, Potato and Thyme Fuille de Brique

Vegetarian Option
The Ultimate Garden Tower, Layer of Risotto Cake, Tofu,
Portobello Mushroom, Roasted Bell Peppers and Piquillo Sauce
French Seeded Bread Roll, Lavash and Bread Stick

Dessert
Fresh Raspberry Napoleon with Lightly Sweetened Marscarpone
Cream, Chocolate Fan and Fruit Consommé Syrup (extra berries
around the plate)


Vegetarian Meals and Grilled Chicken Breast available for alternative meals.


This is just s sampling of our offerings. Please contact a Ritz-Carlton sales representative for additional information. 

A GRAND BRUNCH BUFFET

Selection of Freshly Squeezed Florida Juices
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Tropical Fruit Display
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Homemade Breakfast Pastries, Fruit Bread, Warm Sticky Buns, and Assorted Bagels
Served with Sweet Butter, Whipped Regular, Light, and Flavored Cream Cheese and Fruit Preserves
Artisans Cheese and Bread Display
With Assorted Nuts and Dried Fruits
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Smoked Fish Station:
Atlantic Smoked, Pastrami, and Salmon Gravlax, North Carolina Smoked Trout, Peppered and Herb Mackerel,
Smoked Scallops, Shrimp, Mussels, and Clams with Traditional Garnishes, Buttered Pumpernickel Toast, and
Blinis
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European Charcuterie Station:
Assorted Pate and Rillette, Cured Dry Sausage, Serrano Ham served with Dijon, Grain Mustard, Cornichons, and
Pickled Onions
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Eggs and Omelette Station:
Uniformed Chef to Prepare:
Bacon, Smoked Ham, Spicy Chorizo, Rock Shrimp, Smoked Salmon, Scallions, Mixed Peppers, Tomatoes, Wild
Mushrooms, Cheddar or Swiss Cheese
Traditional Eggs Benedict with Hollandaise Sauce
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Carving Station:
Uniformed Chef to Prepare:
Apple Wood Smoked Whole Roasted Slab of Bacon
Slow Roasted Prime Rib of Beef, Horseradish Cream, Merlot Jus
Sorrel and Leek Atlantic Salmon Coulibiac
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Saute Station:
Uniformed Chef to Prepare:
Stone Crab Cake with Key Lime Butter
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In a Chafing Dish:
Rosemary Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Florida Farm Young Vegetables
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Dessert Station:
Belgian Waffles and Cinnamon Apple and Raisin French Toast,
Whipped Cream, Fruit Compote, and Warm Maple Syrup


This is just a sampling of our offerings. Please contact a Ritz-Carlton sales representative for additional information.

Reception Stations

IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC CHEESES
Imported and Domestic Artisan Cheese Display
with Grapes, Dried Fruit and Nuts
Assorted Crackers and European Breads

FLORIDA FARM BABY VEGETABLE CRUDITÉS
Seasonal Market Selection
served with Gorgonzola, Green Goddess, Simple salsa dip

HOMESTEAD GROWN TROPICAL FRUIT
Cantaloupe, Pineapple, Honeydew, Strawberries, Grapes, Coconut,
Mango, Papaya and Seasonal Tropical Fruit
served With Honey Mint Yogurt and Whipped Cream

BRUSCHETTA STATION
Assorted flavored Bruschetta assembled by a Uniformed Chef
with Your Choice of Four Toppings
To include:
Traditional Garlic Tomato basil
Marinated Mozzarella Pearl
Wild Mushroom
Rock Shrimp, Pine Nuts, Arugula Pesto
Moroccan Chicken and Eggplant Marmalade
Confit Duck Rillette, Cornichons

ANTIPASTO STATION
Grilled Peppers, Portobello Mushrooms, Endive, Zucchini, Yellow Squash,
Eggplant, White and Green Asparagus, Yellow and Red Tomatoes, Marinated Baby Artichoke, Cipolini Onions, Green & Black Olives,
Olive Tapenade, Baby Mozzarella with Sun-dried Tomato and Basil, Parmesan
served with, Ciabatta, Olive Bread, Grissini, Lavash

VEGETABLE GREEK-STYLE STATION
Vegetables Cooked with Lemon Juice, White Wine, Garlic and Coriander, Served Chilled
Yellow, Purple and Orange Baby Carrots
White Button Mushrooms
Baby Red and Yellow Beets
Lemon and Scallion Hummus, Marinated Feta
Artichokes
Fennel
Cauliflower
Pearl onions
Zucchini
served with Toasted Oita

PROSCIUTTO HAM CARVING STATION
Prosciutto or Serrano Ham Carved by a Uniformed Chef Served
with Grilled Catalan Tomato Bread

CURED, SMOKED AND SEASONED MEATS
Imported Prosciutto or Serrano and Black Forest Ham, Saucisson,
Bresaola, Mortadella, Assorted Paté,
Marinated Olives, Pearl Onions, Cornichons, and Assorted Flavored Mustard
served with a European Bread Display

CAVIAR STATION
Assortment of Three Caviars
Displayed on Ice with Blinis and Traditional Garnishes
Californian White Sturgeon Market Price
Russian Osetra Market Price
American paddlefish Market Price
A Selection of Ice Carvings are Available to Display the Caviar
Please consult your Meetings and Special Events Manager
for Assistance with Design and Pricing

SEAFOOD STATION
Served with Cocktail, Mignonette, Mango Mustard, and Brandy Sauces
Pyramid of Gulf Jumbo Shrimp (Minimum of Four Per Person)
North Atlantic Oysters on a Half Shell
Green Lip Mussels on a Half Shell

SUSHI YATAI
Our Sushi Chef* will prepare to order a selection of Sushi and sashimi to include
Tuna, Salmon, Sweet Prawns, Smoked Eel, California roll, Veggie roll
served With Wasabi, Pickled Ginger and Soy Sauce

CURED AND SMOKED SEAFOOD
Hickory and Applewood House Smoked Pastrami and Gravlax Salmon, North Carolina Mountain Smoked Trout,
Peppered and herb Mackerel, Smoked Scallops, Shrimp, Mussels and Clams
served with Buttered Pumpernickel toast and Traditional Garnishes

CEVICHE STATION
All Ceviche are served in individual dishes or martini glass
(Ceviche Station Available for Indoor Functions Only)
Choice of Two of the Following
Ecuadorian Shrimp Ceviche (Citrus Marinated Shrimp with Tomatoes, Papaya and Green Onion)
Chilean Seabass with Lemon and Coriander Oil
Four Citrus Sea Scallops with Cucumber
Conch and Peekytoe Crab Salad Ceviche Green Olive and Tortilla Crisps
Soy and Sesame Marinated Big Eye Tuna
Lobster and Vanilla Bean Ceviche

SPANISH TAPAS STATION (COLD)
Provençale Calamari Salad
Marinated Fresh Anchovy Tosta
Salted Cod Brandade on Crostini
Sliced Serrano Ham (Spanish Prosciutto)
Mushrooms “Greek Style”
Shrimp and Garlic “a la Plancha” , Ratatouille
Manchego Cheese and Chorizo Sausage
Potato Tortilla “Espanola”
Scallops “Escabeche Style”
Assorted Spanish Olives
European Bread Basket and Catalan Tomato Bread


This is just a sampling of our offerings. Please contact a Ritz-Carlton sales representative for additional information.

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