Gather, Greet & Eat.

PLAN YOUR HOLIDAY EVENT AT THE NEW UCLA LUSKIN CONFERENCE CENTER!

Whether you choose an elegant served lunch or dinner, a sumptuous buffet or a sparkling cocktail reception — our Luskin Catering team will deliver what’s on your list. Reserve one of our warm and inviting venues designed to welcome groups of any size.

Call our Luskin Catering Team: 855-LCC-UCLA (855-522-8252)

Holiday Menus 2017

HOLIDAY MENU

PASSED BITES

Priced per piece. Minimum of 36 pieces each appetizer.

  • Pipette Shrimp Cocktail — $5.50
  • Harissa Rubbed Petite Lamb Lollipops — $6.00
  • Mini Spanakopita — $4.25
  • Olive Tapenade and Burrata on Crostini — $4.00

BUFFET

Priced per person. Minimum of 30 people.

Lunch Buffet — $47.00

Dinner Buffet — $65.00

Starters
  • Artisan Bread and Flavored Butter
  • Pumpkin Hummus with Cinnamon Pita
Soups — Choice of One
  • Matzah Ball Soup
  • Carrot Ginger Soup
Salads — Choice of Two
  • Fall Panzanella — Roasted acorn squash, country bread, Kalamata olives, basil, tomatoes, red onions, cucumbers, oregano, romaine, red wine vinaigrette
  • Roasted “Irigoyzu Farms” Butternut Squash Salad — Garnet and golden baby beets, shallots, spinach, toasted hazelnuts, sherry vinaigrette
  • Couscous & Pita Chip Salad — Dried apricots, toasted almonds, parsley, mint, tomatoes, red onions, lemon juice, olive oil, arugula
Entrées — Choice of Two
  • Braised Short Ribs — Lemon sumac aioli, sun-dried tomato jus
  • Oven Roasted Chicken — Kale, pear and walnut risotto, pan juices
  • Nueske’s Bacon Wrapped Jumbo Prawns — Served with Parmesan polenta, Romesco sauce. Prawns can be substituted for Sustainable Local Fish.
Starches — Choice of One
  • Robuchon Style Potatoes — Creamy mashed potatoes with butter and cream, thyme, rosemary gravy
  • Greek-style Dressing — Kalamata olives, fresh oregano, goat cheese, crushed red peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, sourdough bread
  • Penne All’Amatriciana (vegetarian option available) — San Marzano tomatoes, guanciale, pecorino Romano
Vegetables — Choice of One
  • Green Beans — Toasted tomatoes, garlic
  • Roasted Curry Cauliflower — Almonds, scallions, golden raisins, cranberries, mint, chopped parsley
Desserts — Choice of Two
  • Praline Bûche de Noël — Thin chocolate roulade, hazelnut buttercream, meringue mushrooms
  • Pumpkin Cream Tart — Rich pumpkin mousse inside a butter shell, whipped cream
  • Baklava — Pistachios and walnuts, herbed honey syrup
  • Lemon & Praline Tarts — Creamy lemon and praline in a butter shell

ENHANCEMENTS FOR THE BUFFET

Priced per person.

  • Chef Carved Turkey Roulade — $25.00

    Minimum of 40 people. Optional chef attendant fee $185.00.

    Stuffed with cornbread and pomegranate. Served with thyme and rosemary gravy, lemon sumac aioli, walnut aioli, cranberry chutney field greens salad and grilled seasonal vegetables, white balsamic vinaigrette

  • Chef Carved Beef Wellington — $32.00

    Minimum of 30 people. Optional chef attendant fee $185.00.

    Served with horseradish sauce, smoked tomato hollandaise, roasted garlic mayo, field greens salad and grilled seasonal vegetables with white balsamic vinaigrette

  • Chef Prepared Butternut Squash Gnocchi — $22.00

    Minimum of 30 people; Chef attendant required at $185.00 per 75 people.

    Brown butter, sage. Served with crispy sourdough, field greens salad and grilled seasonal vegetables with white balsamic vinaigrette

SERVED LUNCH & DINNER

Price varies based on entrée selection. Minimum of 15 people.

Salads — Choice of One
  • Winter Salad — Red oak, green oak lettuce, preserved lemon, roasted pumpkin, mint, Spanish sherry vinaigrette
  • Little Gem Lettuce — Fresh mozzarella, Marcona almonds, pickled red peppers, heirloom tomatoes, chive vinaigrette
  • Poached Pear and Arugula Salad — Shaved Pecorino, pumpkin seeds, shallots, honey roasted pecans, basil dressing
Entrées — Choice of One

Lunch entrées have smaller protein portions.

  • Pan Roasted Chicken Breast — Lunch $46.00; Dinner $60.00
    Garlic rosemary polenta, roasted winter squash, braised Italian black kale, Marsala gravy
  • Local Pacific Rockfish — Lunch $47.00; Dinner $69.00
    Harissa vegetables featuring romanesco, cherry tomato, carrot cumin puree, lemon oil
  • Grilled Beef Loin — Lunch $47.00; Dinner $69.00
    Yukon gold potato puree, olive tapenade, roasted fennel, blistered heirlooms baby tomatoes, cilantro pesto
Desserts — Choice of One
  • Pumpkin Cream Tart — Rich pumpkin mousse inside a butter shell, whipped cream
  • Panna Cotta — Vanilla cream with cranberry compote
  • Lemon & Praline Tarts — Creamy lemon curd, decadent praline in a butter shell
Á LA CARTE DESSERTS

$36.00 per dozen

  • Holiday Gingerbread Cookies
  • Praline Bûche de Noël — Thin chocolate roulade, hazelnut buttercream, meringue mushrooms
  • Baklava — Pistachios and walnuts, herbed honey syrup
  • Lemon & Praline Tarts — Creamy lemon and praline in a butter shell