1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, Virginia 22102 USA
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Culinary Arts

The Washington, D.C. area is rich in diversity and we are pleased to be able to cater to an array of cultural customs and traditions.  Our world-class chefs hail from around the globe  We create and prepare customized menus including food items from our bride’s and groom’s native countries according to family and regional recipes and tastes. Our wide variety of professional vendor partners specialize in multi-national traditions and décor from around the world…all at your disposal.

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Sample cake flavors include: 

Lemon Scented Sponge
Raspberry Curd Filling
Fresh Raspberries

Vanilla Chiffon
Vanilla Cream Filling

Chocolate Devils Food Cake
Rich Chocolate Filling

Ritz Champagne Sponge Cake
Tahitian Vanilla Filling, Fresh Strawberries

Red Velvet Cake
Cream Cheese Filling and Candied Pecan

Spiced Pound Cake
Pumpkin Filling

Passion Fruit Scented Coconut Sponge
Pina Colada Filling

Grand Marnier Splashed Chiffon
White Chocolate Filling

Chocolate Devils Food Cake
Baileys Irish Cream Filling

Pistachio Sponge
Chocolate Mousse Filling

Sample menu selections include:

Classical Escoffier Lobster Bisque
Butternut Squash Velouté, Sage Essence
Wild Mushroom Sherry Soup

Hot Appetizers
Wild Mushrooms Tart, Asparagus and Sherry Vinaigrette
Eggplant and Goat Cheese Cannelloni, Roasted Tomato and Basil sauce
Parmesan and Lobster Risotto, Tarragon Essence
Maryland Crab Cake, Tropical Salsa and Spinach Salad

Cold Appetizers and Salad
Organic Lettuces, Cucumber Carpaccio, Basil Tomato Tartare, Balsamic Vinaigrette
Jumbo Shrimp Cocktail, Oven Roasted Red & Yellow Tomato, Horseradish Cocktail Coulis,
Frisée Salad
Vine-Ripened Tomato and Mozzarella Napoleon, Focaccia Chip, Basil Infusion
Pink Champagne, Ginger Peach, Passion Fruit, Cucumber Mint, Green Tea, Lemon Raspberry

Pecan Crusted Chicken Breast
Peruvian Mash Potatoes, Green Beans and Carrots, Maple Jus
Seared Filet Mignon
Mushroom Purse, Maple Spaghetti Squash and Asparagus, Port Wine Jus
Onion Crusted Filet Mignon and Halibut
Creamy Potato Gratin, Asparagus and Merlot Jus

White Chocolate Passion Fruit Terrine, Raspberry Sorbet, Port Reduction
Warm Chocolate Cake, Pistachio Ice Cream, Berry Compote
Inside Out Carrot Cake, Honey Orange Sorbet, Ginger Cream
Chocolate Cheesecake, Praline Pot de Crème and Coffee Mousse Trio
Valrhona Chocolate Praline Crunch, Coffee Ice Cream
Pecan Pie and Pumpkin Cheese Cake with Rum Raisin Ice Cream

Sample menu selections include:

Soups and Salads
New England Clam Chowder
Tuscan Bean Soup with Pancetta
Chicken Tortilla Soup
Classic French Onion Soup

Classic Caesar Salad, Parmesan Crisp, Caesar Dressing
Spring Lettuces, Heirloom Beets, Spiced Pecans, Mustard Vinaigrette
Tomato Mozzarella Napoleon, Baby Lettuces, Basil Vinaigrette

Seared Petit Filet Mignon, Celery Root Pure, Vegetable Bundle, Port Wine Jus
Lime Rosemary Chicken Breast, Yam, Rutabaga & Leek Gratin, Thyme Jus
Seared Atlantic Salmon, Herb Butter Mash Potato, Asparagus, Tarragon Cream
Chesapeake Bay Crab Cake, Vegetable Terrine & Asparagus, Orange Sauce

Classic Vanilla Crème Brule, Fresh Berry and Madeleine
Blueberry Cheese Cake, Fresh Cream and Berry Salad
Lemon Meringue Tart, Coconut Macaroon
Classic Tiramisu, Espresso Chocolate Sauce

Sample menu selections include:


Balsamic Marinated Buffalo Mozzarella with Tomato and Basil Kabob
Cantaloupe & Prosciutto Lollipop
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus on Mini Pita Chip, Fresh Parsley
Smoked Salmon and Crepe Roll with Crème Fraîche and Caviar Garnish
California Roll, Wasabi and Soy Sauce (minimum order 100 pieces)
Seared Beef Medallion on Toast Round
Mini Lobster Club on Brioche
Blackened Tuna with Wasabi Cream on Crouton
Individual Vegetable Crudite with Lemon Chive Dip
Chilled Gulf Shrimp on Spoon with Cocktail Sauce
Foie Gras Napoleon with Peach Jam
Thai Vegetable Roll with Chili Dipping Sauce
Bloody Mary Crab Salad in Spoon
Cherry Tomato Mint Lollipop
Tiger Shrimp Pina Colada on a Skewer
Crab California Roll, Wasabi Soy Dip

Hors D’ Oeuvres

Italian Sausage in Puff Pastry, Dijon Mustard Dipping Sauce
Indian Shrimp Samosa
Portobello & Polenta Kabab, Smoky Tomato
Tandoori Chicken on Skewer
Pear and Blue Cheese Filo Star
Coconut Shrimp, Spicy Peanut Sauce
Chesapeake Crab Cake, Lemon Remoulade
Traditional Greek Spanakopita
Wild Mushroom and Walnut Profiterole, Morel Cream Sauce
Dijon Chicken in Puff Pastry
Quesadilla Trumpet with Smoked Chicken, Cheese, Peppers, Onions and Salsa
Sea Scallop Wrapped in Bacon, Maple Syrup Glaze
Parmesan Truffle Fries in Custom Cones
Miniature Beef Wellington, Brandy Sauce
Miniature American Reuben
Chinese Moo Shoo Duck, Hoisin Sauce
Thai Beef or Chicken Satay with Peanut Coconut Sauce
Mini Twice Baked Potato with Truffles
Miniature Maryland Crab Cake with Rémoulade
Grilled Baby Lamb Chop, Mango Peach Chutney

Executive Pastry Chef
Frederic Barasse Presents:

The Pastry Shop
Passed Bites & Delights

Strawberry Cream Puff
Chocolate & Passion Fruit Mousse
Mango Coconut Bar
Raspberry Pistachio Shot Glass
Vanilla Berry Panna Cotta
Cheese Cake Lollypop
Keylime Lollypop
S'more On A Stick
Caramel Apple On A Stick

*Please note, this menu is available for hotel
banquets only and is not available in Michel, Entyse
or any other hotel outlet. A minimum order of one
dozen pieces required.

Our world-class chefs hail from around the globe and we are pleased to be able to cater to an array of cultural customs and traditions.  Couples can celebrate their union and cultural heritage with a wedding at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner.
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  • Value Priced Group Room Rates
  • Complimentary upgrade to an Executive Suite for the Bride and Groom when 10 guestrooms actualize (based on availability)
  • Complimentary Deluxe Room for every 20 rooms actualized (based on availability)
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