Banquet & Event Guide

C E L E B R A T E BANQUET AND EVENT GU I DE

WH E R E H I S TOR Y AND T R AD I T I ON ME E T MOD E R N AME N I T I E S

Set among the rolling hills of the Delaware Valley and surrounded by land formerly owned by the renowned duPont family, our storied history of over 100 years has solidified Wilmington Country Club as one of the finest and most prestigious clubs in the country. As our members already know, this is truly a special place. Welcome.

E V E N T P O L I C I E S

A PARTY ARRANGEMENT SHEET ( PA ) A ( PA ) will be sent to you in advance of your event outlining the details of the party. Any changes in the agreed - upon arrangements should be made through the Club at your earliest convenience. MENU SELECTION AND GUARANTEE Your menu should be finalized at your earliest convenience, but no later than 10 days prior to the scheduled event. We request that the Club be notified of the exact number of guests attending a function at least ( 72 ) hours prior to the function. This will be considered a guarantee for which you will be charged, even if fewer guests attend. If we receive no guarantee, we will consider the maximum number expected on the Party Arrangement Sheet ( PA ) as the guarantee. On groups that number 100 or more, only one ( 1 ) entrée may be selected. For functions fewer than 100, two ( 2 ) entrées may be selected. The exact count of each selected item must be provided five ( 5 ) days prior to the function. The Club can also accommodate guests with specific dietary requirements. ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES The sale and service of all alcoholic beverages is regulated by the State of Delaware. The Club is responsible for the legal and safe dispensing of alcohol ; therefore no alcoholic beverages may be brought onto the Club property. PRICES AND BILLING A 20 % service charge will be added to all food and beverage items on member and member - sponsored functions. Prices are subject to change without notice. On coffee breaks and other parties with attendance of fifteen ( 15 ) persons or less, a labor and service charge of $ 40.00 will be applied. Members ’ accounts will be billed directly. In addition, member - sponsored functions will be sent a separate invoice to be paid by month end. PRIVATE ENTERTAINMENT CANCELLATION Under certain circumstances, a non - refundable deposit will be required to reserve private entertainment space in the Clubroom or Ballroom. Deposits will be applied to the final bill.

SMOKING & PHONE USAGE There is no smoking permitted in any area of the Clubhouse. This includes all vestibules and access areas as well as the Grille / Ballroom Patio. The voice use of cellular telephones is prohibited at the Wilmington Country Club. Any personal communication device should be kept in silent mode. OUTSIDE VENDORS Flowers and décor items may be brought into the Club with prior approval. We request the vendor contact the Club regarding delivery times and load - in / out procedures. The responsibility of delivery and timely removal of these items shall be solely that of the member. The Club is not responsible for storage, loss or damage of any of these items. Please inform all vendors that Wilmington Country Club does not have a freight elevator to provide access to the various levels of the Clubhouse. For Ballroom functions, equipment is to be unloaded at the Ballroom door which is located along the front of the Clubhouse to the right of the front door. Please be advised that steps are involved. For functions held on the 3rd floor, equipment may be unloaded using the front doors. Since this is a member area, care should be taken to minimize the time spent in the lobby area. Access to the 3rd floor is gained by the main stairwell. No elevator access is permitted. LINEN The Club has linens available for your usage at no additional charge. Should you desire a special color of a napkin that we do not possess, we will make every attempt to accommodate your request. Fifteen ( 15 ) days notice is required. AUDIO - VISUAL EQUIPMENT The Club can provide certain audiovisual equipment. This includes an LCD projector, various sizes of screens, podiums, flipchart pads and markers, two ( 2 ) wireless, handheld microphones and one ( 1 ) lavalier microphone. There is a $ 100 equipment fee for the LCD projector and $ 15 fee for each flip chart. Should you need more than the Club is able to provide, we can recommend local audiovisual companies you may contact to discuss your needs.

E V E N T S P A C E S

L I BRARY

C L UBROOM MONT CHAN I N

The Library is ideal for meetings up to 20 people and provides an intimate setting for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, accented by a wood burning fireplace. The Library can accommodate up to 32 people for a seated meal or a reception up to 40 guests. There is an adjoining room which makes a perfect setting to socialize during cocktail time.

The Clubroom is a larger room located between the Library and Montchanin Rooms and can accommodate served meals for up to 90 people. It can expand to a larger area for cocktail and hors d ’ oeuvres reception for up to 150 people. The Clubroom is ideal for wedding ceremonies for up to 140 people.

The Montchanin is ideal for meetings up to 20 people and provides an intimate setting for a breakfast, lunch, or dinner, accented by a wood burning fireplace. The Montchanin can accommodate up to 32 people for a seated meal or a reception for up to 40 guests. There is an adjoining room which makes a perfect setting to socialize during cocktail time.

BA L L ROOM

With a wall of windows and abundant sunlight, the V E RANDA

The Ballroom is a beautiful setting for a wedding reception up to 220 guests and has a patio outside overlooking the golf course. It is also used for cocktail and food stations up to 275 people.

Veranda offers direct access to the Ballroom Patio and accommodate smaller dinner gatherings and cocktail receptions.

CON T I N E N T A L B R E A K F A S T

assorted breakfast bakeries: danish, breakfast breads, and sticky buns coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 6 / person add fruit additional 3 / person BREAKFAST BAKES

FRUIT & BAGELS

GRAB & GO

seasonal fresh fruit bowl assorted bagels cream cheese, jelly and butter coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 7 / person

individual yogurts with granola and fresh berries individually wrapped breakfast sandwiches coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 8 / person

BREAKFAST  STATIONS

SMOKED FISH STATION

OMELETTE STATION

PANCAKE STATION

mushrooms, peppers, tomatoes, spinach, onions assorted grated cheeses,

made to order with assorted toppings,

variety of smoked fish salad accompanied by tomatoes, red onion, cucumber, capers, mustard horseradish sauce, french bread croutons 6 / person additional

warm vermont maple syrup and warm berry compote

bacon, diced ham 6 / person additional 30 / hour for attendant

6 / person additional 30 / hour for attendant

B R UNCH B U F F E T

seasonal fresh fruit bowl fluffy scrambled eggs home fried potatoes sausage and bacon CLASSIC BUFFET

french toast with maple syrup assorted danish, English muffins butter and jelly coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 20 / person seasonal fresh fruit bowl eggs benedict or Florentine home fried potatoes sausage and bacon Belgium waffles with fruit sauce creamed chipped beef assorted danish, sticky buns butter and jelly coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 24 / person TRADITIONAL BUFFET

mixed seasonal greens chicken strips tuna salad smoked fish assorted bagels quiche bacon & sausage home fried potatoes MODERN BUFFET

sliced fruit platter assorted pastries coffee & decaffeinated fresh squeezed orange juice 28 / person

P L A T E D L UNCH

ENTREE SALADS

ENTREE SELECTIONS includes salad and house dessert

includes house dessert

GRILLED SALMON SALAD

BROILED PETITE FILET MIGNON

mesclun greens, marinated artichokes, roasted tomatoes, grilled peppers, feta, capers, pine nuts, olives, egg, charred tomato dill vinaigrette 24 / person

madeira or béarnaise sauce 38 / person

CHICKEN MARSALA

sautéed mushrooms in marsala sauce 29 / person

GRILLED ASIAN CHICKEN SALAD

marinated crisp vegetables, shredded iceberg, sesame ginger vinaigrette 22 / person

CHICKEN PICATTA

sautéed mushrooms & lemon caper sauce 29 / person

CHICKEN SALAD & FRESH FRUIT traditional chicken salad, seasonal fruit, mixed greens 21 / person

FLOUNDER AMANDINE

lemon beurre blanc 35 / person

EASTERN SHORE CRAB CAKES

roasted tomato horseradish sauce 38 / person

TRADITIONAL COBB SALAD

mixed greens, chicken breast, bleu cheese, avocado, tomato, egg, bacon 23 / person

PAN SEARED SALMON FILET

dill hollandaise or tomato basil beurre blanc 35 / person

PECAN CRUSTED CHICKEN BREAST

spring greens, goat cheese, melon & dried fruit salsa, grilled mango vinaigrette 23 / person

CHICKEN CREPES

green vegetable, veloute sauce 25 / person

CAESAR SALAD WITH GRILLED CHICKEN

romaine, seasoned croutons, parmesan cheese, caesar dressing 21 / person

QUICHE

chefs selection 20 / person

B U F F E T L UNCH

The following are sample buffets and can be modified to accommodate your specific needs

GARDEN CREATIONS

hot soup du jour fresh mixed greens crisp romaine lettuce

julienne of honey baked ham roast turkey breast, roast beef imported swiss, American, provolone variety of vegetable selections, soft garlic breadsticks assorted cookies and brownies 16 / person display of cold cuts & cheeses variety of fresh baked breads french bread rolls potato salad, pasta salad cole slaw and variety of sandwich accompaniments seasonal fresh fruit bowl assorted cookies and brownies 18 / person assorted baguettes, chicken salad, sliced turkey cranberry mayonnaise roast beef with horseradish mayonnaise honey baked ham with whole grain mustard caesar salad, pasta salad cole slaw, fresh fruit tray assorted cookies 27 / person SANDWICH SENSATIONS 1901 BUFFET

add soup 4 / person

B U F F E T L UNCH

THE CLASSIC

mixed seasonal greens assorted dressings, french rolls wild mushroom ravioli, garlic parmesean cream sauce sautéed chicken picatta, sautéed mushrooms with a lemon caper cream sauce roasted baby new potatoes broccoli, fresh cut fruit tray assorted cookies 32 / person mixed seasonal greens poppy seed vinaigrette ranch dressing, french rolls pasta primavera, chicken marsala, mushroom marsala sauce carved roast tenderloin of beef béarnaise & creamy horseradish baby new potatoes, green beans assorted cookies 40 / person THE GOURMET

THE TRADITIONAL

caesar salad sauteed chicken picatta seared salmon, dill vin blanc sauce

carved tenderloin of beef dollar rolls & french rolls creamy horseradish béarnaise sauce macaroni and cheese roasted baby new potatoes green beans amandine assorted cookies 45 / person 30 / per hour carving fee

HOR S D ’ OE UV R E S

  SELECT SIX OPTIONS:  27/TWO HOURS   OR   32/THREE HOURS   SELECT EIGHT OPTIONS:  32/TWO HOURS  OR  37/THREE HOURS

crudité assorted bruschetta - gourmet cheese - fresh fruit mirror - roasted red pepper hummus roasted onion dip - pastry wrapped brie - spanakopita - coconut chickens - scallops wrapped in bacon spring rolls - four cheese roasted garlic puffs - balsamic figs & goat cheese flatbread - stuffed mushrooms ratatouille - asian vegetable dumplings - pigs in a blanket - petite croque monsieur mozzarella, tomatoes, prosciutto - mini warm antipasto sandwiches

CHEF ATTENDED CARVING STATIONS Minimum of thirty guests. All stations require attendants 30 / hour

ROASTED TURKEY

thinly sliced honey glazed ham, assorted dollar rolls 7 / person HONEY GLAZED HAM

TENDERLOIN

carved aged tenderloin of beef, assorted dollar rolls, french rolls, creamy horseradish sauce, béarnaise sauce 9 / person

carved tender breast of turkey assorted dollar rolls, cranberry relish, sage aioli 7 / person

S P E C I A L E V E N T

PASSED

shrimp, cocktail sauce 21 / dozen assorted bruschetta 9 / dozen seared rare tuna 18 / dozen mini crab cakes 18 / dozen spanakopita 15 / dozen pastry wrapped brie & raspberry 15 / dozen scallops wrapped in bacon 21 / dozen vegetable spring rolls 15 / dozen pigs in a blanket, mustard 15 / dozen four cheese roasted garlic puffs 18 / dozen ratatouille in canapé cup 15 / dozen petite croque monsieur 12 / dozen mini warm antipasto sandwiches 15 / dozen coconut chicken 15 / dozen wild mushroom in phyllo 18 / dozen balsamic fig & goat cheese with bacon 18 / dozen stuffed mushrooms: - vegetable & swiss 12 / dozen

- sausage 15 / dozen - crab cake 18 / dozen

TABLE

crudités with dill dip 3 / person fresh cut fruit 3 / person red pepper hummus 3 / person gourmet cheese with fresh fruit 4 / person antipasto display 8 / person smoked salmon garni, 7 / person rare tenderloin of beef, rolls 8 / person

sushi display 15 / person sashimi display 30 / person oyster display 24 / dozen clams 12 / dozen raw bar 32 / person

the final price per person may vary depending on your specific requirements

P L A T E D D I NN E R

ENTREE SELECTIONS

FIRST COURSE

GRILLED FILET MIGNON

INCLUDED SALAD

madeira or béarnaise sauce 49 / person

mixed seasonal greens, poppy seed vinaigrette

ADDITIONAL SALAD CHOICES

caesar salad egg & swiss, ranch dressing tomato, red onion, fresh mozzarella, & basil salad spinach salad, honey mustard vinaigrette granny smith or pear william 3 / additional

BONELESS BREAST OF CHICKEN MARSALA

mushrooms in marsala sauce 35 / person

BONELESS BREAST OF CHICKEN PICATTA

sautéed mushrooms & lemon caper cream sauce 35 / person

SOUP ENHANCEMENTS

snapper, pumpkin mushroom, minestrone, italian wedding soup, cream of broccoli, cream of mushroom, lemon chicken,

EASTERN SHORE CRAB CAKES

roasted tomato horseradish sauce 49 / person

sweet & sour mushroom, garden vegetable, tomato florentine, clam chowder ( new england or manhattan ) , corn chowder, chicken noodle, chicken barley, beef barley, cream of asparagus, cream of carrot & ginger, split pea with ham 4 / additional PETITE FILET MIGNON & CRAB CAKE béarnaise sauce or fire roasted red pepper coulis 54 / person COMBINATION PLATES

PAN SEARED SALMON FILET

cucumber caper relish & dill vin blanc sauce 43 / person

FLOUNDER AMANDINE

lemon beurre blanc vegetable 43 / person

VEGETABLES

broccoli, snow peas, mixed vegetables, zucchini, squash medley, green beans, carrots, peas

BREAST OF CHICKEN & CRAB CAKE tropical fruit salsa & orange ginger beurre blanc 46 / person

POTATOES

roasted baby new potatoes, mashed potatoes ( plain butter, horseradish, garlic, parmesan, whole grain mustard, or sour cream & onion )

PETITE FILET MIGNON & PAN SEARED SALMON wild mushrooms & leeks, lobster cream sauce 52 / person

Plated entrees include house salad, french rolls, seasonal vegetable, starch, house dessert and coffee service. Prices do not include cocktails, wine or 20 % service charge.

B U F F E T D I NN E R

THE CLASSIC

mixed seasonal greens assorted dressings, french rolls wild mushroom ravioli, garlic parmesean cream sauce sautéed chicken picatta sautéed mushrooms with a lemon caper cream sauce roasted baby new potatoes broccoli, fresh cut fruit tray assorted cookies 35 / person mixed seasonal greens poppy seed vinaigrette ranch dressing, french rolls pasta primavera, chicken marsala lemon caper cream sauce carved roast tenderloin of beef béarnaise & creamy horseradish baby new potatoes, green beans assorted cookies 40 / person THE GOURMET

THE TRADITIONAL

caesar salad sauteed chicken marsala seared salmon, dill vin blanc sauce

carved tenderloin of beef dollar rolls & french rolls creamy horseradish béarnaise sauce macaroni and cheese roasted baby new potatoes green beans amandine assorted cookies 45 / person 30 / per hour carving fee

D E S S E R T S E L E C T I ON S

SWEET TOOTH

CLASSIC TREATS

INDULGENCE

coffee station coconut macaroons lemon squares brownies pecan diamonds peanut butter mousse tarts mini fruit tarts 7 / person

coffee station macaroons

coffee station assortment of five cakes, pies or tarts mini french pastries chocolate covered strawberries 13 / person

oatmeal raisin cookies chocolate chip cookies 3 / person

DESSERT STATIONS

CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN ENHANCEMENTS

SUNDAE BAR

Featuring an assortment of your favorite toppings, and Whipped Cream. 7 / person A delicious selection of beautiful decorated miniature desserts 8 / person PETITS FOURS 

SWEET AND SALTY macaroons, cookies, pretzel rods, potato chips and crème puffs 6 / person BOUNTY OF FRUIT strawberries, angel food cake, melon, pineapple banana slices, grapes, and kiwis 6 / person

D E S S E R T S E L E C T I ON S

HOUSE  DESSERTS

cheesecake

apple crumb pie

lemon meringue tart

key lime pie

flourless chocolate cake

angel food cake

ice cream

sorbet

assortment of cookies

SPECIALTY DESSERTS

Minimum of thirty guests

additional 4 / person

key lime tower with pistachio crust

tart tatin a la mode

crème brulee with fresh berries

lemon poppy seed cheesecake

grand marnier trifle, layers of cake, custard and fruit

apple strudel with anglaise sauce

peanut butter dome

strawberry shortcake ( biscuit )

tiramisu

triple chocolate cake

meringue coupe with ice cream, caramel sauce

B A R S E L E C T I ON S

All bars are based on consumption. If you have specific requests for your bar offerings, please let us know and we will do our best to accommodate them

STANDARD

absolut stoli tito ' s

beefeater tanqueray bacardi captain morgan mt. gay myers dewars j & b vo jim beam jack daniels cuervo tequila peach schnapps kahlua assorted bottled beers assorted wine

PREMIUM

grey goose ketel one bombay bombay sapphire hendricks bacardi captain morgan mt. gay goslings dewars johnnie walker red knob creek makers mark patron tequila amaretto peach schnapps

kahlua baileys assorted bottled beers assorted wine

W I N E L I S T

SPARKLING taittinger la francais, nv perrier - jouet grand cru, nv veuve clicquot yellow label brut, nv lamarca prosecco, nv

60 80 80 45

CHARDONNAY chateau souverain, california, 2014 duckpond, columbia valley, washington, 2014 kendall - jackson “ vintner ’ s reserve ” , sonoma county, 2015 cakebread, napa valley, 2014

37 50 40 70

OTHER WHITES stellina di notte pinot grigio, italy, 2015

40 50 40 50 60 40

santa margherita pinot grigio, valdadige, 2014 benzinger sauvignon blanc, north coast, 2015 dog point sauvignon blanc, marlborough, 2015 cakebread sauvignon blanc, napa valley, 2015 dr. hans riesling, germany, 2013 CABERNET SAUVIGNON chateau souverain, california, 2014 beringer “ knights valley ” , sonoma, 2014 cakebread, napa valley, 2014 girard, napa valley, 2013

37 50 95 40

MERLOT chateau souverain , california, 2014 tommasi “ le prunec ” , italy, 2014 hall, napa valley, 2011

37 40 50

OTHER REDS rodney strong knotty vines zinfandel, sonoma, 2015 alta vista malbec, argentina, 2016 lyric pinot noir, santa barbara county, 2015 parducci pinot noir, mendocino county, 2018

50 45 55 40

We are happy to assist in selecting the perfect wines for your special event. Should you wish to explore options other than those listed above, please inquire with your event planner.

*Please Note: The vintage and wines listed are subject to change without prior notice

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