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At the heart of Highlawn Pavilion’s hospitality lies the elegant cuisine designed to fit any budget. 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.

Our wedding receptions and wedding banquets are renowned for the quality of their ingredients, preparation and presentation. That’s another reason brides-to-be from Cranford, Westfield, North Haledon and throughout New York City, Staten Island, northern New Jersey and central New Jersey chose the Highlawn Pavilion as their wedding venue. For more information please call or send us a note via our wedding information inquiry form.


~ 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
Peppered Tuna with Ponzu Sauce
Tempura Shrimp & Avocado Sushi Roll

COLD BUFFET
Highlawn Olives and Herbs
Chicken and Pear Salad
Fruits de Mer
Pesto Tortellini Salad with Grilled Artichoke
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
Farfalle 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

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

 

Customized menu substitutions are available

DINNER

CHAMPAGNE TOAST

APPETIZER
(Choice of One)

Creamless Wild Mushroom Soup
Maine Lobster Bisque
Potage Dubarry
Roasted Apple & Butternut Squash Bisque
Eagle Rock Potato & Leek Soup
Cream of Tomato & Basil Soup with Herbed Croutons
Cavatelli & Veal with Grilled Portabella Mushrooms &
Toasted Almonds in a Piquillo Pepper Sauce
Rigatoni with Pink Vodka, Prosciutto, Mushrooms & Peas
Garden Vegetable Risotto with Parmesan Tuille & Herb Oil

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

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)
Grilled Filet of  Salmon, Whole Grain Mustard Sauce
Pan Seared Striped Bass, Olive Oil Infused with Fine Herbs
Potato & Bacon Crusted Cod  with Horseradish Sauce
Grilled Ahi Tuna with Toasted Sesame, Sweet Thai Chile Sauce & Wasabi Cream
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 Honey Lavender Crème Brulee,
Chocolate Dipped Strawberry,
and Black & White Chocolate Mousse Torte

Viennese Table Available $10.00 per person

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

A Full Selection of After Dinner Cordials

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 21% Facilities Fee 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


Click here to view a printer-friendly version of our sample wedding menu package. (PDF)