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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 & Hazelnut Chicken with Ginger & Lime Mousseline
Smoked Salmon Sushi Roll with Cream Cheese & Asparagus
Potato Pancake with Horseradish Chive Crème Fraiche
Homemade Crab Cakes
Roasted Red & Golden Beets with Goat Cheese & Croutons
Thai Vegetable Spring RollvBrie in Phyllo with Balsamic Reduction
Spicy Yellow Fin Tuna RollvShrimp Goyza

COLD BUFFET

Highlawn Olives and Herbs
Cobb Salad
Fruit de Mer (Shrimp, Calamari & Crabmeat tossed with Ginger Dressing)
Tortellini Salad
Seasonal Fresh Cut Fruit and Berries
Pavilion Smoked Salmon
Domestic & Artisanal Imported Cheeses served with Gourmet Crackers
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

Spanish Station
Andalucía Style Seafood Paella and Flambéed Chorizo

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

CARVING STATION
(Choice of Two)
Pork Loin
New York Style Pastrami
Vermont Turkey
Roast Leg of Lamb
Marinated Flank Steak
Roast Suckling Pig (Market Price)

Customized menu substitutions are available

DINNER

CHAMPAGNE TOAST

APPETIZER
(Choice of One)

Wild Mushroom Soup Maine Lobster Bisque with White Bean & Lemongrass
Smoked Corn & Shrimp Chowder
Cream of Tomato & Basil with Herbed Croutons
Eagle Rock Potato & Leek Soup
Black Bean Soup, Topped with Shrimp Salsa & Lime Crème Fraiche
Chilled Celery Root & Pear Soup with White Truffle
Seafood Risotto with Rock Shrimp, Clams & Mussels ($2.00 pp supplemental charge)
Cavatelli & Veal with Grilled Portobello Mushrooms &
Toasted Almonds in a Piquillo Pepper Sauce
Farfalle with Pink Vodka, Prosciutto, Mushrooms & Peas
Smoked Salmon Carpaccio with Avocado & Sesame Wonton, Cranberry Soy Reduction
Add Crabmeat ($6.00 per person supplemental charge)

SALAD
(Choice of One)

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

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

Herb Crusted Free Range Chicken Breast, Sun-Dried Cherry Chicken Jus
Sundried Tomato Pesto Crusted Chicken Breast with Watercress Sauce
Barbeque Lacquered Rack of Lamb, Mint & Root Vegetable Vinaigrette ($4.00 pp)
Grilled Norwegian Salmon, Whole Grain Mustard Sauce
Pan Seared Striped Bass, Fine Herb Vinaigrette
Chatham Cod, Potato Skin & Bacon Crusted with Horseradish Sauce ($5.00 pp)
Grilled Ahi Tuna with Toasted Sesame, Sweet Thai Chile Sauce & Wasabi Cream
Chateaubriand, Thyme Scented Beef jus
Filet Mignon ($7.00 pp)
Roasted Cervina Venison Saddle, Calvados Game jus (Market Price)

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

DESSERTS

Highlawn Pavilion Individual Dessert Plate
(An Assortment Plate including Tahitian Crème Brulee,
Mascarpone Amaretto Cheesecake, Flourless Chocolate Cake
and Chocolate Dipped Strawberry)

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 20% 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


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