100 Carondelet Plaza, St. Louis, Missouri 63105 USA
Phone:  +1 (314) 863-6300   •  Map & Directions

Culinary Arts

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

Each wedding cake is as individual as the Bride and Groom selecting it.  Take the opportunity to make yours a reflection of your personal style.

We offer an extensive selection of icings, cake flavors and fillings including:

  • Triple Mousse, Vanilla Sponge Cake Complimented with Layers of Milk Chocolate, Dark Chocolate, and White Chocolate Mousse Fillings
  • Lemon Cake Complimented with Bavarian Creme and Fresh Raspberry Filling
  • Orange Grand Marnier Cake Complimented with layers of Dark Chocolate Mousse and Fresh Raspberries

We would be pleased to arrange for a consultation with our pastry chef to customize your wedding cake.

Enjoy a fine array of culinary treats to tempt the palate. Our hors d'oeuvres menu will enhance your event and satisfy even the most sophisticated appetite. We offer a fine selection of hot and cold hors d'oeuvres including:

Cold Selections

  • American Caviar and Crème Fraiche on Buckwheat Blinis
  • Hoseradish Spiked Crab in Black Pepper Profiterole
  • Chipotle Rubbed Shrimp on Chive Cornbread
  • Vegetable Ratatouille with Manchego Cheese on Sourdough Toast
  • Granny Smith Apple with Blue Cheese and Walnuts in Endive
  • Skewer of Ripe Cherry Tomatoes with Bocconcini, Basil and Pesto
  • Individual Market Vegetable Crudite Shooter

Hot Selections

  • Spanakopita (Spinach & Feta Cheese Turnover)
  • Chicken Saté, Thai Peanut Dipping Sauce
  • Melted Gruyere and Truffle “Grilled Cheese”
  • Lobster Fritter with Old Bay Remoulade
  • Coconut Shrimp with Sweet and Sour Pineaple Sauce
  • Baked Scallop Wrapped in Bacon
  • Red Onion Tart Tatin with Goat Cheese
  • Moroccan Beef Tenderloin Kabob with Tomato Apricot Chutney


First Course

  • Aromatic Cauliflower Soup with Pimento and Tiger Shrimp
  • Slow Roasted Tomato Bisque with Smoked Scallops, Spiced Croutons
  • Baby Field Greens and Watercress Salad, Splinters of Gruyere, Spiced Apples, Warm Bacon Dressing
  • Spinach and Arugula Salad, Roasted Artichokes and Feta Cheese, Lemon Oregano Dressing
  • Belgian Endive, Red Oak and Frissée Salad, Red Wine-poached Pear and Maytag Blue Cheese, Walnut Dressing
  • Hearts of Romaine, Focaccia Croûton, Shaved Manchego Cheese, Oven-Roasted Tomato, Olive Tapenade, Caesar Dressing
  • Plantain-Crusted Red Snapper, Tropical Fruit Salsa, Lemon Grass Cream
  • Lemon Crusted Atlantic Salmon, Champagne Chive Butter Sauce
  • Roasted Breast of Chicken Filled with Spinach and Gruyere Cheese, Thyme-Scented Chicken Jus
  • Free-Range Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Maine Lobster, Lobster and Tarragon Cream
  • Pepper Crusted Prime Rib Of Beef, Béarnaise Sauce
  • Roasted Beef Tenderloin Medallion, Caramelized Pearl Onion Sauce
  • Mediterranean Spiced Rack of Lamb, Tomato Apricot Jus
Vegetarian Suggestions

  • Marinated Vegetable Phyllo Purse, Beluga Lentils, Roasted Red Pepper Coulis
  • Roasted Vegetable Pasta Roulade, Boursin Cream, Balsamic Syrup
  • Grilled Vegetable with Black Bean Empanada, Chipotle Tomato Sauce, Herb Chevre
  • Marinated Fried Tofu with Ratatouille, Risotto Croquette, Saffron Butter Sauce
Espresso & Cappuccino Station

Espresso, Café Latte or Cappuccino Offered From an Espresso Cart

Featured Drinks Include Espresso Romano, Cappuccino, Café Latte, Frappuccino, and Iced Caramel Latte. Also Includes Assorted Biscotti


After Dinner Coffee Station

Freshly Brewed Regular & Decaffeinated Colombian Bean Coffee, Specialty Teas, & Flavored Coffees


Dessert Station

Chocolate Fondue with Fruit Skewers, White Chocolate Cheesecake, Praline Crème Brulee, Raspberry and Pistachio Napoleon, Lemon Paris Brest

Freshly Brewed Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee and Tea


Antipasto Platter

Assorted Italian Meats and Cheeses, Including

Prosciutto, Pepperoni, Salami, Provolone and Fontina Cheeses, Pepperoncini

Italian Black and Green Olives, Roasted Peppers, Marinated Mushrooms

Artichoke Hearts, Buffalo Mozzarella Cheese with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Italian Herbs and Olive Oil, Crackers and Focaccia Bread


Custom Designed Ice Sculptures

Designs Include Interlocking Hearts, Monograms, Crystal Vase and More!


Menu Cards

Individual Cards at Each Guests’ Placesetting Describing the Dinner Menu


Upgraded Tablecloths, Chair Covers or Specialty Linens


 Chef-Attended Specialty Stations

Choose From a Variety of Stations, Including Carving Station, Risotto or Pasta Station, Seafood Station, Sushi Station, Raw Bar, and Many More.

Stations Are an Excellent Way to Enhance Your Cocktail Reception



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