As exclusive caterer for several very significant cultural and historic venues, The Robin’s Nest’s experienced event planners have been making customers’ dreams come true for decades. So whether at a venue or your home our staff will tend to every detail. Customized menus allow for exactly what you want at exactly the right price.

 

  Stationary Hors D'Oeuvres

Vegetable Crudités

A gracious display of market fresh vegetables, served with dill dipping sauce.

Small $45 (serves 12-17); medium $55 (serves 25-30); large $65 (serves 40-50) 

 

Fresh Fruit Crudités

Seasonal fruit, fresh from the market, with creamy yogurt sauce Small $60 (serves 10-15); medium $75 (serves 20-25); large $95 (serves 35-40)

 

Cheese Crudités

Imported and domestic cheese garnished with fresh fruit and accompanied by crisp crackers. Small $65 (serves 10-15); medium $80 (serves 20-25); large $120 (serves 35-40) 

 

Cheese and Meat Crudités

Cubed Ham, Smoked Turkey, Swiss, Pepper Jack and Vermont Cheddar served with a Homemade Honey Mustard Dip.

Small $55 (serves 8-12); Medium $65. (serves 12-15); Large $85. (serves 15-22)

 

Whole Brie Wheel

Creamy St. Andre Brie Wrapped in pastry and baked till golden brown. Served with Carr’s Crackers

$55

 

Baked Autumn Brie Wheel

Creamy Brie Wheel wrapped in Puff Pastry, baked until Golden Brown, with Brown Sugar Baked Apples, Cranberries and Candied Walnuts (serves 10-15)

$75.

 

Western BBQ Dip- Slow Roasted Pulled Pork in our sweet and tangy BBQ sauce topped with Cheddar Cheese, served with Tortilla Chips (serves 15-20)

$55.

 

Mediterranean Tapas Station

A Sampling of Three Dips- Hummus, Spinach and Artichoke and Black Bean Dip served with Toasted Whole Wheat Pitas (serves 15-20)

$55.

 

Shrimp Cocktail - With traditional cocktail sauce, and lemon. Small $65 (serves 10-12); large $95 (serves 25-35)

 

Shrimp and Crab Claw Platter- Traditional Shrimp Cocktail with Snow Crab Claws with a Mustard Dipping Sauce and Cocktail Sauce $125. (serves 20)

 

Maryland Style Crab Dip - Creamy Crab Meat with Red Peppers and Onions in an Old Bay Dressing served with bread & crackers. $75  

 

Grilled Vegetable Crudités - Grilled fresh eggplant, zucchini, red peppers, onions & cherry tomatoes, drizzled with lemon garlic vinaigrette. Small $55 (serves 15-20); 

Medium $75 (serves 25-40); 

large $85 (serves 40-50)

 

Italian Cheese Torte - Layers of cream cheese, pesto, sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts and spinach. One size $55 (serves 10)

 

Smoked Nova Salmon Platter - Accompanied with chopped purple onion, capers & cucumber sauce. Served with crackers. $120 (serves 15-20)

 

Hummus- Homemade Hummus Dip served in a with Carr’s Crackers and Carrots and Cucumbers$40. 

 

Spinach & Artichoke Dip -  Creamy Spinach and Artichoke servedwith Carr’s Crackers. $40. 

 

Asian Meatballs- Homemade Meatballs served in a Sweet Chili Sauce, finished with Sesame Seeds $45. (serves 10-15)

 

Antipasto Platter - Assortment of imported cheeses, Artichoke Hearts, Roasted Red Peppers, Prosciutto, Fresh Buffalo Mozzarella and Olives, with Garlic Croutes $85. ( serves 15-20)

 

Tomato Bruschetta- Fresh New Jersey Tomatoes with Basil and Fresh Mozzarella servedwith Garlic Croutes $45.00. (Serves 10-20)

 

Hot Hors D'Oeuvres 

Spanikopita $18./dozen

Mini crab cakes $24./dozen

Thai Peanut Chicken Satay $24./dozen

Scallopswrapped in bacon $36./Dozen

Miniature assorted quiche $18./dozen

Imported ham & Swiss cheese in puff pastry pinwheels $18./dozen

Mushroom caps stuffed with lump crabmeat 29.95/ Dozen or with Sausage $24./dozen

Crispy Asparagus with Asiago Cheese $20./dozen

French cut grilled baby lamb chop ($4.75 each)

Chicken Quesadillas $18./dozen

Vegetable Quesadillas $18./dozen

 

Cold Hors D'Oeuvres

Cold filet canapés with horseradish cream $30./dozen

Skewered Tortellini with roasted peppers & pesto $18./dozen

Smoked Salmon Lox over a Potato Pancake $24./dozen

Marinated mozzarella wrapped in Prosciutto $24./dozen

Phyllo Dough Cup topped with Lobster Salad $29.95./dozen

 

Sides

Small Serves 5-8 

Large Serves 10-15

 

Classic Caesar Salad - Crisp romaine & herbed croutons tossed in our garlicky dressing $28./Small $45./Large

  

Fresh Dill and Cucumber Salad -  Dressed with oil & vinegar. $20./ Small $35./ Large

 

Pear Salad - Mixed greens with walnuts, pears and bleu cheese in a balsamic vinaigrette dressing. $28./Small $45./Large

 

Bleu Lime Salad- Mixed Greens with candied walnuts, dried cranberries, crumbled bleu cheese, and mandarin oranges dressed in a honey mustard lime dressing $28./Small $45./Large

 

Goat Cheese Salad- Baby Spinach with Dried Cranberries, Spiced Pecans, and Crumbled Creamy Goat Cheese dressed in an Orange- Tarragon Dressing $28./Small $45./Large

 

Strawberry and Feta Salad- Mixed Greens with Fresh Strawberries, Feta Cheese, and Candied Walnuts dressed in Raspberry poppy-seed Dressing $28./Small $45./Large

 

Mandarin Chicken Salad - White meat chicken tossed with Mandarin orange, celery, onion and dill mayonnaise. $35./Small $52./ Large

 

Bleu Cheese Cole Slaw- Homemade Cole Slaw with Bleu Cheese, walnuts, and dried cranberries$20./Small $35. /Large

 

Blanched Asparagus Salad - (Seasonal) Ribboned with roasted red peppers dressed with vinaigrette. $28./Small $45./Large

 

Tri-Colored Cheese Tortellini - Tossed with celery and roasted peppers in a pesto sauce. $28./Small $45./Large

 

Tomato Salad (Seasonal) - Tomato, mozzarella, red onion, with basil in a Vinaigrette dressing. $20./Small $35. /Large

 

Roasted Garlic Potato Salad – Oven Roasted Potatoes, Purple Onions, Celery tossed with creamy roasted garlic dressing. $20./Small $35. /Large

 

 

All American Potato Salad - With bits of bacon, hard-cooked eggs, celery and onions, in a smooth dressing. $20./Small $35./ Large

 

Robin’s Nest Pasta Salad - With vegetables locatelli cheese and Honey Mustard Dressing. $20./Small $35. Large

 

Fruit Salad (seasonal) - Includes melons, oranges, berries and apples. $28./Small $45./Large

 

Orzo Salad - Spinach, roasted peppers, feta, black olives, with mustard dill vinaigrette. $20./Small $35. /Large

 

House Salad - Spring mix topped withtomatoes & carrots, served with our house champagne vinaigrette dressing.  $20./Small $35. /Large

 

Broccoli Salad - With dried cranberries, bacon, purple onion, tomato in honey mustard dressing. $20./Small $35. /Large

 

Roasted Potatoes- Roasted Red Bliss Potatoes with Fresh Rosemary and Garlic $25./Small $40./Large

 

Rice Pilaf- White Rice steamed in Butter with Celery, Carrots and Onions $25./Small $40./Large

 

Robin’s Nest Mashed Potatoes-  Red Bliss Mashed Potatoes with Cream $25./Small $40./Large

 

Vegetable Medley- Steamed Carrots, Broccoli, Cauliflower, and Squash $25./Small $40./Large

 

 

Soups

4.5/ Cup

5.5/ Bowl

12./Quart

45./Gallon

 

Old Fashion Chicken with Vegetable

Roasted Red Pepper

Cream of Asparagus

Cream of Turkey

Tomato Basil

Curried Carrot

Butternut Squash

Sweet Potato

Fresh Pea and Ham

Cream of Wild Mushroom

Corn Chowder

Chipotle Chicken and Black Bean

Cream of Broccoli and Cheddar

Cream of Baby Spinach

Baked Potato with Bacon

Tomato, White Bean and Ham

Filet and Mushroom

Lentil

Gazpacho (seasonal)

Chilled Blueberry (seasonal)

Chilled Cantaloupe (seasonal )

 

Fresh Baked Dinner Rolls 4.5/Dozen

 

Platters (Hot)

Quiche - Mile high quiche, made with fresh pastry dough and fresh eggs and cream. Your choice of filling: broccoli & cheddar, spinach & Swiss, Lorraine, Portobello, ham & tomato or anything you like!    $35 (serves 6 - 8) 

 

Egg Strata - Egg-dipped bread filled with vegetables or ham, then topped with cheese and baked till golden brown.

$75 (serves 20 - 25)

 

Entrees 

Beef 

Beef Stroganoff - Filet tips sautéed with mushrooms & finished with sour cream demi-glace. $110. (serves 12-15)

 

Beef Brisket- Braised Beef Brisket in a homemade gravy.  $150. (serves 12-15)

 

Grilled Marinated Flank Steak - Sliced thin and arranged over a bed of baby mixed greens, tossed with couscous, carrots, cucumbers and cherry tomatoes, drizzled with a garlic lemon dressing.

 $150 serves (8 - 10) (Cold)

 

Cold Whole Roasted Filet – Aged Filet Mignon thinly sliced on a bed of mixed greens with Caramelized Onions, Roasted Red Peppers and served with Homemade Horseradish Cream Sauce $285. (serves 6 - 8) (Cold)

 

Chicken / Turkey 

Lemon chicken - Sliced thin and arranged over a bed of baby mixed greens, tossed with couscous, carrots, cucumbers and cherry tomatoes, drizzled with a garlic lemon dressing. $120 (serves 8 - 10) (Cold)

 

Honey Pecan Chicken – White Meat Chicken dipped in honey and pecans, baked golden brown and served with cranberry cream sauce.  $110. (serves 12-15)

 

Rosemary Chicken – White Meat Chicken sautéed with artichoke hearts, roasted red peppers, spinach & rosemary, garlic and white wine.$110.(serves 12-15)

 

Chicken Marsala – White Meat Chicken sautéed with mushrooms and Marsala wine.  $110. (serves 12-15)

 

Piccata Chicken – White Meat Chicken sautéed with lemon, capers, garlic and white wine. $110. (serves 12-15)

 

Mediterranean Turkey Platter- Turkey Breast stuffed with Spinach, Pinenuts, Sundried Tomatoes served with a Roasted Red Pepper Sauce$120. (Serves 16-20). (Cold)

 

Buckwheat Noodle Salad - Carrots, scallions, Purple Onions, red peppers, tossed in ginger vinaigrette and garnished with sesame seeds. $ 75. $120 with chicken (Cold)

 

Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey - Stuffed with celery stuffing and sliced. Served with Cranberry Chutney Sauce $120. (serves 16 - 20)

 

Pasta -

Tortellini - Cheese-filled tortellini tossed with Alfredo cream sauce $75. (serves 12-15)

 

Penne Florentine

Homemade Penne Pasta tossed with Sautéed Spinach and Garlic in a homemade Tomato Blush Sauce $75. (serves 12-15) add Grilled Chicken $120.

 

Penne Pick a Sauce

Homemade Penne Pasta with Your Choice of Sauce $75. (serves 12-15)

Gorgonzola- Bleu Cheese Cream Sauce

Tomato Blush Sauce – Creamy Tomato Blush

Alfredo Sauce- Creamy Parmesan Cream Sauce

Pesto Cream Sauce- Pesto in a Cream Sauce

Marinara- Homemade Traditional Tomato Sauce 

 

Classic Meat Lasagna- Layers of Homemade Lasagna Noodles with Creamy Ricotta Cheese, Ground Sirloin, Mozzarella Cheese, and Marinara Sauce $125. (serves 12-15)

 

Veggie Lasagna- Layers of Homemade Lasagna Noodles with Creamy Ricotta Cheese, Grilled Vegetables, Mozzarella Sauce and Marinara Sauce. $95. (serves 12-15)

 

Pork-

Texas Pulled Pork – BBQ Pulled Pork served with 2 dozen Fresh Baked Dinner Rolls. (serves 12-15)

 

Glazed Virginia ham - Sliced and served with Honey Mustard Glaze$75 (serves 15) $135 (serves 30)  (Cold)

 

Roasted Pork Loin - Stuffed with spinach, pine nuts and sun-dried tomatoes and sliced. Served with Pan Sauce. $130. (Serves 8 - 10) (Cold)

 

Seafood –

Back Bay Bake - Shrimp, scallops & lump crabmeat served in a rich cream sauce topped with Swiss cheese & baked till golden brown. $185. (serves 12-15)

 

Chilean Sea Bass -  Baked with pistachio crust topped with a Pineapple Salsa (market price)

 

Maryland-Style Crab Cake - Lump crabmeat sautéed with red pepper and scallions $185.( serves 12-15)

 

Cajun Tilapia

Fresh Filet of Tilapia, coated with Cajun Seasoning baked to perfection, finished with a Homemade Tomato Salsa and Creamy Goat Cheese $120. (serves 12-15)

 

Baked Salmon - Salmon filet topped withyour choice of a tangy horseradish crust, Bourbon Glaze or mustard soy glaze. $160 (serves 12-15)

 

Grilled Ahi Tuna Platter- Ahi Tuna Grilled Rare over Cucumber, Purple Onion, Red Pepper Slaw dressed with a Ginger Soy Dressing topped with Sesame Seeds. $165. (serves 8-10) (Cold)

 

 

Grilled Salmon Platter- Fresh Filets of Grilled Salmon over mixed greens finished with a Pineapple Salsa and Balsamic Reduction 

(Cold) $160 (serves 12-15) 

 

Sandwiches/ Wraps $6.95 each

 

Croissants/Rolls/Wraps/ Marble Rye

 

Assorted Meats

Roast beef

Corned Beef

Imported smoked ham

Smoked turkey

Mandarin orange chicken salad

White tuna salad with dill mayo

Hand-carved turkey

Grilled vegetables with feta

 

Assorted Cheeses

Cheddar

Monterey Jack

Swiss

 

Tea Sandwiches

On Assorted Breads - Chicken Mousse, Salmon Mousse, Cucumber with Herbed Cheese, Tuna Salad, or Egg Salad

5.25 per Sandwich

 

Assorted Cookies Tray:

$2.per person (2 cookies per person)

 

Service Amounts

Rentals are provided for an additional fee, please ask the catering manager for details.

Servers 

$25.00 per hour - minimum of 4 hours. 

A gratuity of 20% of the total bill is automatically added to the catering contract. (With a Minimum of 75.00)

 

Please note that the Robin’s Nest servers are only responsible for Food provided by the Robin’s Nest.

 

Bartenders -

$25.00 per hour - minimum of 4 hours. Bartenders will only handle liquor supplied by The Robin's Nest.

 

Chefs-

$100.00 per hour

 

Bar Services

Open bar using house liquor is 

$21.00 per person for Three Hours

$5.00 for each additional Hour.

 

Open bar using call bar (middle shelf) 

$25.00 per person for three hours $6.00 for each additional hour. 

 

Open bar using top shelf liquor is 

31.00 per person for three hours $7.00 for each additional hour.

 

Open Bar using House Wine and Beer Only $17.00 per person for three hours $3.50 for each additional hour.

 

Bar Mixers

Lemons, Limes, Cherries, Olives, Orange Juice, Coke, Diet coke, Sprite, Cranberry Juice, Tonic, Seltzer, and Ice

$4.00 per person

(If the Robin’s Nest is contracted to supply your open bar, drink mixers and ice are always included)