Special Occasions Thank you for your interest in Space Center Houston to host your next event. We understand the importance of quality and presentation and strive to provide you nothing short of OUTSTANDING. We manage everything from the food and drink to your customized agenda for the day or evening. Please inquire with your Event Specialist about incorporating a special group activity or show for your group. Let us create an out of this world experience for you and your guests... Private Receptions Meetings and Seminars sky limit! the is Corporate Events Company Dinners the Breakfast Continental Breakfast Fresh baked pastries to include: croissants, coffee cake, assorted Danish and muffins Fresh fruit Individual orange and apple juice Freshly brewed coffee, hot tea, and water Deluxe Continental Includes our Continental items plus: Bagels with cream cheese Individual yogurt Individual Kashi cereal bars Individual orange and apple juice Freshly brewed coffee, hot tea, and water Hot breakfast buffet Includes our Continental items plus: Fluffy scrambled eggs Chicken apple sausage or bacon Red potatoes O’Brien Individual orange or apple juice Freshly brewed coffee, hot tea, or water Coffee Gourmet coffee (regular and decaf) Assorted hot teas Served with sugar and cream “ The presentation, quality and extra attention given to the catering contributed to the success of the event and I received many positive comments from the participants. I greatly appreciate the assistance and the courtesy of your staff. -Brenda Biasutti ISS Downlink Program ” Add flavored coffee for additional $.50 a person: Vanilla, Hazelnut, Chocolate Raspberry Coffee and water Bottled water Gourmet coffee (regular and decaf) Assorted hot teas Served with sugar and cream Coffee, water, and soft drinks Bottled water Assorted canned Pepsi soft drinks Gourmet coffee (regular and decaf) Assorted hot teas Served with sugar and cream Add individual milk, apple, cranberry and orange juice Beverage Stations Snack & Break Packages Assorted Kashi bars Spinach artichoke dip with pita chips Chips, salsa, guacamole, and queso Assorted candy bars Fresh popcorn Fresh baked cookies and brownies Whole fruit Vegetable Crudités with southwest ranch dip and onion dip Fresh sliced fruit L Theme Lunch Buffets tex-mex Southwest citrus salad Santa Fe chicken breast beans and rice Spanish corn Cajun home Salad Acadiana Blackened catfish, chicken etouffee or Creole chicken Dirty rice Creole green beans Fresh corn muffins Bread pudding with Jack Daniels sauce ittle italy Garden salad egetable lasagna &KLFNHQDOIUHGR Vegetable antipasto Garlic cheese bread Amaretto cheesecake Texas home House made brisket BBQ chicken or smoked sausage Potato salad Baked beans Texas toast cobbler THe Deli BoarD (pre-made or build your own) Roasted turkey, ham, and roast beef Cheddar, swiss, and pepper jack cheeses Sliced tomatoes, crisp lettuce, pickles Mustard and mayo Fresh assorted breads Crispy chippers and baked cookies SEASONAL GOURMET SANDWICHES Ask for selections Crispy chippers and assorted brownies All deli menus include tomato basil soup, garden salad, coffee, tea and water. Zero G vouchers also available for group luncheons. Ask your events specialist for more details. All menus include coffee, tea, and water. Add assorted soft drinks for $2 per person. Deli Lunch Buffets Beverages Bar Regulations and Guidelines Space Center Catering must provide all alcoholic beverages. There are no exceptions to this condition. Persons under 21 years of age will not be served an alcohol beverage. If consumption appears excessive, the client will be given a courtesy notice. Failure to control the situation will result in immediate cessation of bar service, but all bar guarantees and labor charges will be invoiced. Space Center Catering reserves the right to refuse bar service to anyone. Client will be responsible for $175 set up fee SHU cash bar. Hosted and Cash bar pricing per Drink Liquor Imported Beer Domestic Beer House Wine Soft Drinks Bottled Water Bottled Juice %RWWOH+RXVH:LQH Adult coffee Station Kahlua, Bailey’s, Frangelico, and Tuaca Gourmet coffee (regular and decaf) Assorted hot teas Served with a variety of garnishes and accompaniments Ultimate Bar Package Absolute, Tanqueray, Bacardi, Crown Royal, -LP%HDPJose Cuervo, Dewars, Triple Sec, Sweet 1Sour/ Bloody Mary Mix, Bud Light, Shiner Bock, Heineken, Corona, Canyon Road: 3LQRW*ULJLR Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon Wine and Beer Package Bud Light, Shiner Bock, Heineken, Corona, Canyon Road: Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, Pinot Grigio, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon Passed Appetizers Hot Selections Mini crab cakes Bacon wrapped shrimp with scampi butter Chipotle steak churrasco skewers with Southwest ranch Crab and asiago stuffed mushroom caps Spinach and feta stuffed Spinakopita Bacon wrapped chicken with jalapeno and pepperjack Chili lime chicken kabob Spicy mini chicken egg roll with sweet and sour sauce Veggie spring rolls with sweet and sour sauce Mini beef empanadas Brie, pear and almond purses Coconut chicken skewers with pineapple curry Cold selections Roasted tomato bruschetta Antipasto skewers Gazpacho shooters Lox lollipop Cherry tomato caprese Chicken and pecan bouchée Shrimp campanchana on fried plantains Prosciutto wrapped melon balls Seared sesame tuna on wonton with wasabi aioli Antipasto Prosciutto, assorted olives, marinated artichokes, mozzarella roasted peppers, and sundried tomatoes Mediterranean Trio of hummus: plain, roasted garlic, and spicy, Served with an assortment of flat breads Cucumbers and tomatoes wedges Fiesta Trio of salsa: roasted, red, and green Hot queso and fresh guacamole Cheese quesadillas and tortilla chips Vegetable CruDITES With spinach artichoke, ranch dip, crackers and bread FRESH Seasonal FRUIT Sliced and displayed to order SHrimp CoCKTAIL (Select 4 items from above) ImporteD anD DomestiC CHEESE Served with an assortment of crackers “ It was wonderful to have such a customer focused service... the event manager listened carefully to our requirements and worked professionally and enthusiastically to ensure we were 100% happy with the outcome. -Dynamic Conferences and Events Ltd. ” Selections may also be stationed displays Appetizer Display Around the World Stations Italian Served with garlic cheese breadsticks, antipasto and garden salad Meatball marinara with penne pasta Cheese tortellini with chicken and alfredo Shrimp scampi Pesto primavera Rigatoni neapolitana Asian Served with fried rice, mini egg rolls and Asian wonton salad. Sesame chicken Szechuan beef Sautéed shrimp with ginger soy and snow peas General Tsao chicken Teriyaki chicken Cajun Served with red beans and rice, Cajun slaw and fresh corn muffins Crawfish or chicken etouffée Shrimp or chicken creole Eggplant pirogue with a seafood cream sauceand parmesan Blackened catfish topped with crawfish etouffee Seafood or chicken sausage jambalaya Texas Served with mustard potato salad, baked beans and Texas toast Crispy gulf shrimp with jicama salsa BBQ brisket Mini chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes Pulled pork sliders King ranch chicken A Southern Comfort Served with braised greens, blackeyed peas and fresh biscuits with honey Buttermilk fried chicken Southern fried green tomato BLT Roasted pork loin with creamed corn Shrimp and grits Cornmeal crusted catfish South of the border Served with Spanish rice, black or refried beansand citrus lime salad Chicken mole enchiladas Ceviche Carne asada Pork carnitas Mini chile relleno (cheese, chicken, pork or shrimp) Cuisine of India Served with saag paneer, chana masala, saffron biryani and flatbread Lamb vindaloo Chicken tikka Tandoori catfish Chicken curry Gobi aloo (vegetarian item) Good ‘ol American fare Served with sweet potato fries and mac and cheese Choice of sirloin, turkey, chicken or buffalo sliders with an assortment of relishes, chutney and condiments Mini meat loaf served on top of mashed potatoes with gravy Chicken wing trio: Cajun, garlic and parmesan, and BBQ Maryland crab cakes Two SeleCtions fr each station Around the World Stations Carving Stations hb Cajun roasted pork loin WITH CREOLE MUSTARD CREAM Entrees Salads Grilled Filet mignon and chicken Fork mashed potatoes, harvest beans and roasted wild mushrooms Filet mignon Gulf shrimp, wild rice and asparagus Watercress and shaved fennel salad Lemon vinaigrette Spinach Salad Red onions, mushrooms, smoked bacon and sherry vinaigrette GrilleD NY STRIP Creamy polenta and wilted rapini Honey-thyme glazed turkey WITH GRAVY M Choice of honey mustard, ranch, or house vinaigrette P Sweet potato puree and lemon basil vinaigrette GRILLE <ukon gold potatoes and shaved brussel sprouts All selections served with basil aloli, whole grain mustard and house baked rolls STRIPE Parsnip puree and Spanish chorizo “ All plated dinners include salad and our signature Cosmic Pie dessert As you know, event planning can be challenging and every component has to work for the overall event to be successful. I was very pleased with every aspect of the night; the beautiful table sets, the friendliness of the bartenders; the food and wine; the servers, the audiovisual staff and event management. -Florida Medical Association ” Plated Dinner Options Desserts M olten CHocolate cake LEMON CHANTILLY CAKE APPLE TARTLET Food is ASSORTMENT OF PETIT FOURS SIGNATURE COSMIC PIE our common ground, a universal experience. -James Beard “ Everything was wonderful. The event manager and staff were among the best I’ve worked with…. We appreciate your contribution to the success of our event. -Bimbo Bakeries ” Catered Event Policies and Information Space Center Catering is the exclusive caterer to Space Center Houston. All catered events are scheduled through the Special Events Department. The following information has been designed to ensure the success of every private event hosted by Space Center Catering. Below you will find information, which will assist you, as you begin to plan for your upcoming special event at Space Center Houston. Menu Planning In addition to our Sample Menu Packet, we will work with you to create a custom menu tailored to your group’s specific needs. One menu is required for all guests. Dietary substitutes may be made in advance. For all in-house catering requests, we ask that you provide 48 hours advance notice. As always, we will work with you to find solutions to last minute needs. Catering orders with less than 48 hours notice will be based on product and staff availability, and will include a $25.00 service charge in addition to menu prices. Charges and Payments A deposit must be received at least 10 days prior to your event and full payment is preferred on the day of your event. Payment in full is required in advance for events less than $2,500. Space Center Catering accepts all major credit cards or company checks for all payments. Please check with your caterer for billing information. All food and beverage items are subject to a 20% staffing charge* and 8.25% local sales tax. Guarantees A minimum guarantee number of guests is required 72 hours prior to any event, and is not subject to reduction. You will be billed for the guaranteed number of attendees or the actual number served, whichever is greater. We are prepared to serve 5% above the guarantee. Facility Space Center Houston is open to the general public 364 days a year, only closing on December 25th. The operating schedule varies with the time of year. Events may begin as early as one hour after the Center closes. Check with the Special Events Department for the operating schedule and hours of operation. * The Staffing Charge is not a gratuity, but covers labor expenses for staffing your event and may exceed our actual labor cost. Additional line item labor charges may still apply Contact For inquires or to book an event please contact: Cheri Armstrong Special Events and Catering Director email@example.com 281-244-2143 Amy Clark Special Events and Catering Manager firstname.lastname@example.org 281-283-7705 www.spacecenter.org Venue Information Space Center Houston Plaza Square Foot: 120,000 Sq ft Accommodations: 100 – 5,000 Guests A/V Ready: Upon Request Special Features: Featuring six major attraction areas, as well as our “traveling” exhibits located on our Plaza Floor. The Feel of Space, Space Center Theater & Astronaut Gallery, Pepsi Kids Space Place, Blast Off Theater & Mission Status Center and Destiny Theater & Starship Gallery *Available after-hours only Astronaut Gallery Square Foot: 9,881 Sq ft Accommodations: 200 – 600 Guests A/V Ready: Upon Request Special Features: The Astronaut Gallery features flight suits dating back to the first American trip into space. This space can be utilized for galas, fundraisers, performances and corporate functions. *Available after-hours only Starship Gallery and Sky Lab Square Foot: 9,961 Sq ft Accommodations: 40 – 120 Guests A/V Ready: Upon Request Special Features: Starship Gallery is home to our space-flown artifacts, Apollo 17, Skylab trainer, and our Moon Rock Vault. A perfect setting for a reception and/or group dinner that is sure to keep your guests talking. *Available after-hours only The Boardroom Square Foot: 1,400 Sq ft Accommodations: 38 Guests A/V Ready: Yes Special Features: This space seats guests “boardroom” style around a large mahogany square table with comfortable fatigue-free chairs and built in audiovisual equipment. Destiny Theater and Mission Status Center The Zero-G Diner Square Foot: 12,348 Sq ft Accommodations: 500 Guests A/V Ready: Upon Request Special Features: The Zero-G Diner provides a multifunctional, colorful space which can accommodate wedding receptions to birthday celebrations. The Silver Moon Square Foot: 2,687 Sq ft Accommodations: 120 Guests A/V Ready: Yes Special Features: A versatile space for seminars, meetings and receptions. Includes a built in buffet bar, soda fountain and private restrooms. This room is also easily accessible to the main plaza. Accommodations: 250 Guests A/V Ready: Yes Special Features: Our theaters may be rented for a private showing of our NASA themed movie or for your company presentation or guest speaker. *Available before or after normal operating hours The Club Square Foot: 2,518 Sq ft Accommodations: 50-100 Guests A/V Ready: Yes Special Features: The Saturn Club offers quiet comfort in a relaxed setting while offering a spectacular view of the Space Center Houston Plaza. Perfect for meetings, social gatherings, luncheons, or VIP receptions.