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Food and Beverage

Special Event Menus

From elaborate cocktail receptions to formal plated service, we provide a culinary experience that is sure to impress.  Explore our menus below

2024 - Reception Package.pdf

Package 1  

(Minimum 15ppl)

Assorted Domestic Cheeses and Berries

Seasonal Crudités with Dip

Fresh Sliced Fruit with Yogurt Dip

Assorted Mini Sweets

Package 2
(Minimum 20ppl)

International and Domestic Cheese Board with Fresh Berries
Seasonal Crudités & House Made Garlic Dip

Seasonal Sliced Fruit with Chocolate Dip

House Made Antipasto Platter

Assorted Mini Sweets 

Choice of Two Passed Canapés (Based on 2 pieces per person)

Package 3
(Minimum of 30ppl)
International and Domestic Cheese Board with Fresh Berries
Chef Selection Charcuterie Board with House Made Jams

Seasonal Crudités with House Made Garlic Dip

Assorted Antipasto Platter

Assorted Mini Sweets
Choice of Four
 Passed Canapés (Based on 2 pieces per person)

Package Enhancements

Chef Selection Charcuterie Board with House Made Jams 

House Smoked Salmon with Pickled Red Onion and Capers  

Individual Artisanal Sandwiches
Assorted Sweet and Savory House Made Chips and Dips 


Hot Canapes
Mini Beef Wellingtons
Vegetable Samosas (Veg, Vegan)

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Wild Mushroom and Smoked Gouda (Veg)

Brie Crostini with Pear, and Date Cognac Chutney (Veg)

Open Faced Brisket Sliders with Crispy Onion

Stuffed Mushrooms (Veg)

Prosciutto Wrapped Asparagus

Cold Canapes
Lobster Phyllo Bouchèes

Mini Lobster Rolls

Bruschetta and Avocado Croustades (Veg)

Smoked Salmon Pikelets

Caprese Skewers (Veg GF)

Crab and Garlic Naans

Watermelon Feta (GF, Veg)

Fresh Fruit Skewers (Vegan, GF)

Summer Rolls (Rice Paper Vegetable Rolls) (vegan, GF)

(All prices are subject to applicable tax and 15% gratuity)
(GF: Gluten Free, Veg: Vegetarian, Vegan)


2024 - Plated Menu.pdf

(Choice of 1)

DGC Crown Salad
Heritage Blend Lettuce wrapped in Cucumber with a Mixed Peppers and Red Onion, Heirloom Tomatoes and Smoked Gorgonzola Crumble (Veg)

Roasted Beet and Goat Cheese Salad
Frisée and Spring Mix Lettuce with Honey Glazed Oven Roasted Beets, Candied Pecans and Sweet Goat Cheese (Veg)
Caesar Salad Crisp Romaine Lettuce Tossed in House Made Caesar Dressing and Topped with Crispy Pancetta and Grana Padano Cheese

Tomato Basil Parmesan Soup
Roasted Tomatoes with Garlic, Blended with Fresh Basil, Cream, Grana Pandano Cheese, and Garnished with a Parmesan Crisp (Veg)

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
Roasted Squash Seasoned and Blended with House Made Vegetable Broth and a hint of Nutmeg, Topped with Creme Fraiche

(Choice of 1 Meat and 1 Veg/Vegan 20-49 people)
(Choice of 2 Meat and 1 Veg/Vegan 50-120 people)

Mediterranean Salmon
Seared Salmon Served Over Pesto Couscous with Peppers, Onions, Heirloom Tomatoes, and Olives, Topped with a Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce 

Braised Beef Short Ribs
Alberta Black Angus Braised Short Ribs Served with Rich Demi-Glace, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, and Seasonal Vegetables

Grilled Striploin Steak
Grilled New York Striploin Steak Cooked Medium Rare, Topped with Madeira Demi-Glace, Served with Smoked Cheddar and Chive Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables 

Slow Roasted Prime Rib (Minimum 20 people)
Slow Roasted Black Angus Prime Rib Au Jus Served with Garlic Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables 

Wild Mushroom Stuffed Chicken Supreme
Grilled Chicken Supreme with Wild Mushrooms and Sourdough Stuffing Served with Herbed Smashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables 

Mushroom Gnocchi
Pan Seared Local Mushrooms with a House Made Spinach Cream Sauce and Grana Padano Cheese (Veg)

Butternut Squash Ravioli
Butternut Squash Stuffed Ravioli Served in a House Made Cream Sauce with Sage and Roasted Garlic (Veg) 

Grilled Vegetable Tower
Roasted Vegetable Stack Topped with Fresh Herbs Served with Wild Rice and Seven-Bean Ragout (Vegan, GF) 

(Choice of 1)

New York Cheesecake
Flourless Chocolate Torte
Lemon Tart Paired with a Mousse Filled Chocolate Tulip
Coffee/Tea Service Included
(Allergen-free dessert available upon request)

Children’s Menu (Choice of 1 – Ages 4-12) Homemade Chicken Fingers, Fries and Chocolate Pudding Cheeseburger, Fries and Chocolate Pudding 
Pricing includes the selection of one starter, one dessert and coffee/tea service All prices are subject to applicable tax and 15% gratuity. Minimum 20 people required. 


Hand Carved Smoked Honey Glazed Ham

Scrambled Eggs and Chives
Free Run Large Eggs Scrambled and Finished with
A Splash of Crème Fresh and Chives

Bacon and Sausage
Thick Cut Smoked Bacon and Skinless Country
Style Sausage Links

Hash Brown Bake

French Toast
Baguette Bread Soaked in Eggs and Cream with Fresh Vanilla,
Nutmeg and Cinnamon

Fresh Mixed Greens with Assortment of Toppings

Roasted Vegetable Strata

Domestic Cheese and Assorted Yogurt

Fresh Fruit Tray

Assortment of Baked Goods
Including mini muffins, croissants, pastries

Coffee, Tea, Assortment of Juices

Ages 0-4 are complimentary. All prices are
subject to applicable tax and 15% gratuity.
Minimum of 20 adults required.

Domestic Beer
Bud Light, Cracked Canoe, Alexander Keith

Premium Beer
Mill St Organic, Stella Artois, Heineken, Guinness Pub Draught, Glutenburg (Gluten-Free)

Local Craft Beer 
Mackinnon Brothers, Skeleton Park Somersby Cider 

Bar Rail Liquor (1oz)
Dewar’s Scotch, Bacardi Superior Rum, Smirnoff Vodka, Forty Creek Rye, Gordon’s Gin

Premium Liquor(1oz) 
Jameson Whiskey, Glenfiddich Scotch, Malibu Rum, Kraken Rum, Bacardi Dark Rum, Crown Royal, Jack Daniels, Sauze Silver Tequila, Jose Cuervo Gold Tequila

White Wine 
Jacobs Creek Chardonnay Phillippe de Rothschild Sauvignon Blanc Sandbanks Pinot Grigio

Red Wine
Phillippe de Rothschild Cabernet Sauvignon Sandbanks Baco Noir Jacobs Creek Shiraz

Canned Pop or Juice 
Heineken 0
County Bounty Local Artisanal Soda 

(Subject to change, tax included)

Allergy and Dietary Needs

When planning the menu for your upcoming event, don’t forget about allergy and dietary needs. We have many menu items that cater to individuals who are Vegan, Vegetarian, and Gluten Free, as well as Halal and Kosher. We also have a great selection of items that will satisfy those with specific food allergies. If you have any questions, we are here to help.

Read the Queen’s Severe Allergy Policy (2021, PDF, 137kB)

Waste Less

All non-perishable and unspoiled perishable food is donated. We redirect all unspoiled food from landfills to our neighbours in need. We appreciate your support of the local community and reducing our environmental impact. Visit our Sustainability page to learn more about our sustainability initiatives.


Fairtrade Logo

The Donald Gordon Hotel and Conference Centre is proudly designated a Fair Trade Workplace.  This designation recognizes our support of fairer conditions and better prices for people in the Global South who grow and make our products.  Buying Fair Trade gives farmers and workers more power to create a better life for themselves and their communities and enjoy sustainable livelihoods.