- WEDDING RECEPTION MENUS -

At the heart of Highlawn Pavilion’s hospitality lies the elegant cuisine customizable to fit any budget and preference. Our wedding receptions and wedding banquets are renowned for the quality of their ingredients, preparation, and presentation. A large selection of carefully coordinated menus of classic dishes culminating with a show-stopping wedding cake are available as part of your wedding package.

~ SAMPLE WEDDING MENU PACKAGE ~

GOURMET COCKTAIL HOUR AND DINNER
Five Hours
Premium Open Bar Throughout The Event 

COCKTAIL HOUR


BUTLER SERVICE
Coconut Chicken with Ginger Lime Mousseline
Smoked Salmon & Potato Pancake with Horseradish Chive Crème Fraiche
Homemade Crab Cakes
Thai Vegetable Spring Roll
Brie in Phyllo with Balsamic Reduction
Chicken Dumpling
Tempura Artichoke Fritter, Charred Vegetable Emulsion
Tempura Shrimp & Avocado Sushi Roll

COLD BUFFET
Highlawn Olives and Herbs
Cobb Salad
Italian Salamis and Cured Meats
Tortellini Salad with Roasted Vegetables, Caramelized Shallot Vinaigrette
Seasonal Fresh Cut Fruit and Berries
Domestic & Artisanal Imported Cheeses served with Gourmet Crackers & French Baguettes
Highlawn Antipasti: Grilled Marinated Harvest Vegetables, Bocchini-Style Mozzarella,
Artichokes & Fire Roasted Peppers

CHILLED SEAFOOD STATION
A Bountiful Presentation of Shrimp and Oysters on the Half Shell
with Cocktail Sauce, Mignonette Sauce and Lemon Wedges


CAPTAIN’S STATIONS
Choice of One Station for every 60 Guests
Additional Stations available at $350 per Station

Peking Duck Station
Crispy Duck, Spring Onions, Julienne of Cucumbers and Hoisin,
wrapped in a thin Pancake

Pasta Station
Mushroom Ravioli with Smoked Garlic Sauce & Asparagus Tips
And
Rigatoni Fileto di Pomodoro

Shrimp Scampi Station
Fresh Jumbo Shrimp Sautéed in White Wine, Butter, Lemon Juice and Parsley

Smoked Fish Station
A Variety of Smoked Fish, including Salmon, Mackerel, Whitefish & Trout
Served with Roasted Beet Salad

Southwestern Fajita Station
Seasoned Chicken or Beef Sautéed with Pepper and Onions Served with Guacamole,
Sour Cream and Cheddar Cheese in a Warm Tortilla

Designer Crostini Station
(Pick 2)
Traditional Bruschetta with Ricotta Salata
Charred Steak Tips, Brie, Caramelized Shallots & Bacon Jam
Honey-Bourbon Shrimp, Avocado Crema, Pickled Onion
Beef Bolognese, Parmesan Reggiano
Roasted Heirloom Carrots, Honey, Yogurt, Raisin & Mint Compote

Bistro Steak Fries Station
Applewood Bacon | Secret Sauce | Chives | Sriracha Ketchup | Sour Cream
Hot Pepperoncini Relish | Cheese Fondue | BBQ Ranch | Truffle Mayonnaise

Bouillabaisse Station
Local Fish, Clams, Mussels & Scallops in a Tomato Broth with Saffron & Fennel,
Butter Poached Potato & Traditional Rouille Sauce

Crepe Station
Sautéed Crepes filled with Grilled Scallop & Shrimp, Chicken with Leeks & Mushrooms
Or Creamed Spinach prepared to order

Pierogi Station
Cheese Pierogis Served with Caramelized Onion & Sour Cream 

Panini Station
Cubano Roast Pork, Smoked Ham, Swiss Cheese, Pickles, Dijonaise Sauce
Italian – Prosciutto, Roasted Red Peppers, Mozzarella, Arugula & Balsamic

Guacamole & Corn Tortilla Bar
Freshly-Made Guacamole with Choice of Toppings:
Mango, Grilled Chicken, Shrimp, Red Onion, Cilantro, Lime, Scallion, Peppers, Diced Tomato

Customized menu substitutions are available



DINNER

CHAMPAGNE TOAST


APPETIZER
(Choice of One)

Creamless Wild Mushroom Soup
Maine Lobster Bisque with White Beans & Lemongrass
Potage Dubarry
Roasted Apple & Butternut Squash Bisque
Eagle Rock Potato & Leek Soup
Cream of Tomato & Basil Soup with Herbed Croutons
Vegetable Minestrone with Herb Pistou
Rigatoni with Pink Vodka, Prosciutto, Mushrooms & Peas 


SALAD
(Choice of One)

Baby Seasonal Greens, Homemade Red Wine Vinegar & Olive Oil
Frisee and Red Oak Lettuce with Shaved Mango & Candied Walnuts, Lemon Ginger Vinaigrette
Caesar Salad with Herbed Croutons
Arugula and Endive with Granny Smith Apple & Blue Cheese, White Balsamic Vinaigrette
Highlawn Chopped Salad, Honey Mustard Vinaigrette
Baby Spinach Salad with Pancetta & Toasted Pecans, Warm Bacon Vinaigrette
Mandarin Spinach Salad, Mandarin Orange Segments, Crispy Wonton Shaved Radish, Ginger Dressing


ENTREES
(Choice of Three)
(Guest Selection at the Table)

Pan Seared Chicken Normandy, Calvados Mushroom Apple Reduction
Herb Crusted Chicken Breast, Sun-Dried Cherry Chicken Jus
Sundried Tomato Pesto Crusted Chicken Breast with Watercress Sauce
Rack of Lamb, Provencal Style (Market Price)
Gingersnap-Crusted Salmon with Bourbon Sauce

Ahi Tuna with Wasabi Cream & Thai Chile Sauce
Potato & Bacon Crusted Cod  with Horseradish Sauce
Chateaubriand, Bordelaise Sauce
Filet Mignon ($7.00 pp)
Grilled 12 oz Veal Chop, Porcini Mushroom Sauce (Market Price)
Roasted Pork Medallions, Sauce Ananas

All Entrees are Served with the
Chef’s Selection of Vegetable and Starch


DESSERTS
Highlawn Pavilion Individual Dessert Plate
An Assortment Plate including:

Vanilla BeanCrème Brûlée,
Key Lime Pie, and Black & White Chocolate Mousse Torte

Custom Wedding Cake / Occasion Cake
(Please ask to see our variety of styles and fillings)

A Full Selection of After Dinner Cordials

International Coffee Station

Coffee, Decaffeinated Coffee, a Selection of Fine Teas,
Espresso and Cappuccino on Request

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All menu items are proudly prepared on the premises
from only the finest and freshest ingredients available.

New Jersey State Sales Tax and 22% Service Charge Not Included

Music, Photography, and Flowers Not Included

Valet Parking and Coat Check for Evening Affairs, No Charge
Valet Parking, $1.50 per person, for Afternoon Affairs, if desired
Coat Check, $1.00 per person, for Afternoon Affairs, if desired

For information, to take a tour of our venue, or to make an appointment with a banquet manager,
please contact us at 973-731-3100 or complete the form below.

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