The Cardinal Hotel
Wedding
Menu
“I’ve built my career on classic French training
and sourcing the freshest, seasonal, local
ingredients”
– EXECUTIVE CHEF ED WITT
The Cardinal Hotel
51 East Fourth Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101
(336) 724-1009
(336) 724-5599
www.thecardianlhotel.com
The Cardinal Hotel │ Wedding Menu
Say “I Do” in Southern Elegance
As you embark on a new beginning, allow us to make your vision for your special day a reality! Whether you’ve
dreamed of a large lavish ceremony and reception of 200 guests or an intimate and personal reception of only 50
guests, we have you covered! The Cardinal Hotel located in the historical RJ Reynolds building, is the perfect venue
to make a wedding of any magnitude exceptionally unique!
WHAT’S INCLUDED
Cocktail Hour: Selection of four butler passed hors d’ oeuvres, One Hour Hosted, signature craft cocktail
Plated Dinner Service or Stations: Three course plated dinner or selected stations, wine service to the
table, champagne toast
Beverage Service: Additional two hours of hosted bar following dinner service
Additional Accompaniments: Specialty upgraded linen, gold or silver charges, votive candles, courtesy
wedding room of up to 10 guestrooms at specialty room rate, complimentary upgrade on wedding night
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Hors d’ oeuvres
CHOOSE FOUR
HOT
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Clams Casino
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Pulled Pork Sliders
Homemade Slaw
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Oysters Rockefeller
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COLD
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Beef Tartar
Buttered Toast
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Foie Gras Mousse Crostini
Red Wine Shallots
Mini Crab Cakes
Remoulade
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Olive Tapenade
Puff Pastry
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Mushroom Tartlet
Truffle Pecorino
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Pimento Cheese
Cornmeal Crisps
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Crab Hush Puppies
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Corn & Red Pepper Fritters
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Coq au Vin Croquettes
Deviled Eggs
(Add shrimp or Dungeness crab,
$2 Per Person)
Mini Tarte Flambe
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Fingerling Potatoes and Caviar
Crème Fraiche, Chives
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
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Plated Dinner
ENTREE
Choose Two
STARTER
Choose One
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Seasonal Soup
Chef’s Daily Selection
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Local Organic Mixed Greens
Radish, Tomato, Herbs, House Vinaigrette
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Hearts of Romaine Caesar
Croutons, Shaved Grana
Add $4 Per Person
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Beet & Escarole Salad
Blue Cheese, Walnut & Grain Mustard Vinaigrette
Add $8 Per Person
APPETIZER (Add $8 Per Person to substitute for starter.
Add $14 Per Person for additional course.)
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Poached Shrimp & Avocado Salad
Mache, Citrus-Ginger Vinaigrette
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Wild Boar & Bourbon Fig Terrine
Grain Mustard Cornichon
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Shrimp & Grits
Tasso Ham, Tomato, Fennel
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House Smoked Salmon,
Shaved Fennel, Crispy Potato Cake, Crème Fraiche
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
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Pan Roasted Chicken Breast
Sweet Potato Puree, Seasonal Vegetable, Herb Jus
$125 Per Person
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Wild Mushroom and Leak Risotto
$125 Per Person
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Pork Loin
Spaetzle, Cabbage, Cider-Grain Mustard Jus
$135 Per Person
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Seasonal White Fish
Basil Mashed Potatoes, Charred Tomato, Snap Pea
Relish
$135 Per Person
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Slow Roasted Salmon
Black Rice, Seasonal Vegetable, Plum Wine Sauce
$125 Per Person
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NY Strip
Mashed Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Chausser Sauce
$140 Per Person
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Filet Mignon
Cheddar Grits, Collard Greens, Bourbon Sauce
$145 Per Person
*For choice of up to 3 entrees, exact counts for each entrée must be
provided no later than 3 business days prior to event start date
e per person will be based on highest priced entrée selection
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Stations Dinner
CHOICE OF THREE STATIONS $125 Per Person
CHOICE OF FOUR STATIONS $135 Per Person
SALAD STATION
ENTREE STATION
Choose Two
Choose Two
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Local Organic Mixed Greens
Radish, Tomato, Herbs, Red Wine Vinaigrette
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Marinated Chicken Breast
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Seared Flank Steak
Hearts of Romaine Caesar
Croutons, Shaved Grana
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Olive Oil Poached Tuna
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Slow Roasted Salmon
Beet & Escarole Salad
Blue Cheese, Walnut & Grain Mustard Vinaigrette
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Marinated Chicken Breast
PASTA STATION*
ACCOMPANIMENT STATION
Choose Two
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Sweet Potato Puree
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Roasted New Potatoes
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Grits & Cheddar
Texas Pete Honey
Black Rice
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Mashed Potatoes
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Green Beans
Sorghum Benne Seeds
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Snap Peas
Charred Tomatoes
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Roasted Beets
Lemon Oil
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Roasted Root Vegetables
Persillade
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Asparagus
Sauced Verte
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Lentils Depuy
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Seasonal Risotto
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
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Penne Provencal
Fresh Tomato, Olive Oil Sauce
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Linguine Coq au Vin
Red Wine, Bacon Lardon, Chicken
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Brie Filled Ravioli
Sage Brown Butter
SMOKED PULLED PORK SHOULDER
STATION*
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Slider buns, various slaw, BBQ sauce
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Stations Dinner Cont.
CARVING STATION*
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Herb Roasted Turkey Breast*
Gravy
Add $10 per person
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Prime Rib*
Horseradish Cream Fraiche, au jus
Add $15 per person
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Roasted Leg Of Lamb*
Salsa Verde
Add $18 per person
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Beef Tenderloin
Truffle Butter, Red Wine Jus
Add $18 Per Person
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Suckling Pig
Chow Chow
Add $12 Per Person
Chef Attendant Required - $95 Each
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
The Cardinal Hotel
The Katharine
Progressive Menu
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The Katharine Progressive
Reception
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Includes five hour hosted well bar package
WELCOME
THREE BUTLER PASSED HORS D’ OEUVRES
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Shrimp Cocktail
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Pimento Cheese
Cornmeal Crisps
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Beef Tartar
Crostini
Welcome signature cocktail with bubbles
MIDWAY (Enter Ballroom)
Midway through service, signature cocktail passed
DESSERT
THREE MINI DESSERTS PASSED
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Chocolate Pot d Creme
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Seasonal Financier
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Mini Tarts
LATE NIGHT
THREE BUTLER PASSED LATE NIGHT SNACKS.
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Fried Chicken Biscuit Sliders
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Mini Tarte Flambe
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Crab Hush Puppies
Farewell signature cocktail passed (hot toddy?)
THREE BUTLER PASSED HORS D’ OEUVRES
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Olive Tapenade
Puff Pastry
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Coq au Vin Croquette
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Tuna Tartar
Nicoise
AFTER TOASTS (DINNER SERVICE)
THREE BUTLER PASSED ENTRÉE BITES
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Shrimp & Grits
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Black Truffle & Leek Risotto
Beurre Rouge
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Beef Strip Bite
Horseradish Mash, Red Wine Jus
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
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The Katharine Progressive
Reception Cont.
DISPLAY STATION OR CHEF ACTION STATION
Choose Three
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Chilled Seafood Station
Clams, Shrimp and Scallops
Pasta or Black Truffle Risotto Station
Carving Station (Additional charges may apply)
Smoked Pulled Pork Shoulder
Steamed Mussels or Clam Station
$175 Per Person
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
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WEDDING BAR PACKAGE
5 HOUR HOSTED BAR (INCLUDES SOFT DRINKS)
Bartender Fee
$85 Per Station
WELL COCKTAILS
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Smirnoff Vodka
Beefeater Gin
Jim Beam Bourbon
Bacardi Light Rum
Crown Royal Whisky
El Jimador Tequila
Courvisier VS Cognac
Johnny Walker Red Scotch
BEER
Domestic Beers
•Bud
•Bud Light
Imported Beers
•Stella
•Corona
Craft Beers
•Anchor Steam,
•Ligunitas IPA
•Sam Adams Boston Lager
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
TIER 1 WINES
Choose Two
CK Mondavi
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Cabernet Sauvignon
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Merlot
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Chardonnay
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Sauvignon Blanc
HOUSE SPARKLING WINE
Domaine St. Michelle Brut
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COMPLIMENT YOUR BAR
WELLNESS
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Superberry Fizz
Beefeater gin, lemon, Canton ginger
liqueur, simple syrup, blueberries
$10 Per Drink
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Organic Agave Margarita
El Jimador Reposado tequila, organic agave nectar,
fresh lime juice
$10 Per Drink
Red Dawn
Portland 88, Limoncello, Lemon Juice,
Pomegranate Grenadine
$10 Per Drink
KIMPTON CRAFTED
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On Taylor
Tanqueray 10 gin, Lustau East
India sherry honey syrup
$12 Per Drink
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CLASSICS
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Kimpton House Dry Martini
Tanqueray gin, Noilly Pratt dry vermouth
$10 Per Drink
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Camel City Manhattan
Bulleit bourbon, Martini & Rossi sweet vermouth, Agnostura
bitters, brandied cherries
$12 Per Drink
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Old Fashioned
Maker’s Mark, lemon peel, simple syrup, Angostura bitters
$10 Per Drink
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Daiquiri
Flor de Cana, Castor sugar, lime juice
$10 Per Drink
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Mojito
Bacardi, lime juice, simple syrup, mint leaves, soda
$8 Per Drink
Menu pricing subject to change. All food and beverage charges shall be
subject to a 15% gratuity and a 7% administrative fee. Please advise catering
of any food allergies prior to event.
Cable Car
Captain Morgan spiced rum,
orange Curacao, fresh lemon
juice, simple syrup
$10 Per Drink
La Perla
Sauza hornitos, Manzanilla
sherry, Mathilde Pear Liqueur
$12 Per Drink
NON-ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES
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Organic Caffe Vita Coffee and
Organic Mighty Leaf Teas
$65 Per Gallon
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Fresh Fruit Juice or Lemonade
$40 Per Pitcher
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Freshly Brewed Organic Iced Tea
$40 Per Pitcher
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Cold Brew Coffee (Iced)
$70 per pitcher