Dining Rooms

Guests at ARTSGALA experience a variety of student performances in transformed dining venues with elegantly themed cuisines from around the world. To get a sense of the variety of high-quality dining options we offer, take a look at the menus from last year's event.

2019 Menus

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2018 Menus—Around the World Cuisine Tour

Dietary legend

  • V: Vegetarian
  • VG: Vegan
  • DF: Dairy free
  • GF: Gluten free
  • P: Contains peanut oil or nuts

Please note: The bar in the commons near the Herbst Theatre (Broadway Goes to Hollywood dining room) and the bar above the commons in CELIA's Place accept credit cards; all other bars are cash only.

VIP Reception (5:30–6 p.m.) and
Opening Reception (6–6:30 p.m.)

Cuisine: Italian Antipasti
Location: Commons
Catered by: Chartwells

  • Prosciutto Wrapped Provolone (GF)
  • Salami Cornucopia (GF)
  • Boursin Stuffed Endives (V, GF)
  • Marinated Artichokes and Olives (V, GF)
  • Parmesan Crisps (GF)
  • Fresh Bruschetta (V)
  • Mortadella (P)
  • Caprese Kabobs (V)

Dining Rooms (6:30-10:30 p.m.)

All About Art

Cuisine: Mexican
Location: Outside Stein Galleries—Second Floor
Catered By: Kohler Catering

  • Vegetable Quesadilla Cones (V)
  • Chicken Quesadilla Cones
  • King Crab and Shrimp Ceviche in Mini Taco Shells
  • Julienned Vegetables in Mini Taco Shells with Pico de Gallo (V, GF)
  • Cancun Dip Station with Nacho Chips and
    • Guacamole Hummus (VG, GF)
    • Spicy Pinto Bean Dip (VG, GF)
    • Avocado Craisin Nut Spread (VG, GF)
    • Pineapple Black Bean Dip (VG, GF)
  • Sombrero Chorizo Filled Meat Patties with Queso Sauce (GF)
  • Berry Topped Xangos (Mexican Custard Tarts)
  • Cinnamon Crispas

Broadway Goes to Hollywood

Cuisine: Elegant American
Location: Herbst Theatre
Catered by: Kohler Catering

  • Squash Bisque Shooters (V) and Lobster Bisque Shooters
  • Mixed Greens (V) with Assorted Toppings and Raspberry Vinaigrette (GF) and Mango Chardonnay Vinaigrette (GF)
  • Green Beans with Artichoke Hearts and Roasted Garlic (V, GF)
  • Baby Red Potatoes (V, GF)
  • New York Beef Tenderloin Au Poivre Carved on Site (GF)
  • Panko Crusted Salmon
  • Mini Homemade New York Vanilla Bean Cheesecakes and Mini Santa Barbara Strawberry Margarita Cakes

The Judy Garland Show

Cuisine: Casual American
Location: Stage Combat Room
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Mini Reubens on Marble Rye
  • Seven Layer Salad (GF)
  • BBQ Bacon Cheddar Grilled Chicken Breast (GF)
  • Yukon Gold Smashed Potatoes (V, GF)
  • Cherry Almond Bread Pudding (V, P)

The Mikado – Great Moments from Opera

Cuisine: Japanese-inspired
Location: Music Wing
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Japanese Salad (V) with Sesame Dressing
  • Stir Fry Edamame with Forbidden Rice (V, DF, GF)
  • Kobe Beef Sliders
  • Stir Fry Teriyaki Chicken and Vegetables (GF)
  • Dango (Sweet Dumplings)

Musique de Chambre

Cuisine: European
Location: Music Wing
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Spinach Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing
  • Amber Rose Sauerkraut (GF)
  • Spätzle (V)
  • Herb-Roasted Lamb Lollipops
  • Hunter Schnitzel (pork schnitzel breaded in crushed pretzels topped with Dijon cream sauce)
  • Baklava and Greek Nut Pastry (V, P)

The Bard's Buffet; Servings of Shakespeare

Cuisine: Classic British
Location: Theatre Wing
Catered by: Kohler Catering

  • Cheshire Sausage Balls (GF) 
  • Windsor Potato Vegetable Leek Pie (V)
  • Liverpool Herb Goat Cheese Bacon Wrapped Mushrooms (GF)
  • Tudor Fish and Chips Skewers
  • Lady MacBeth Shortbread (V) and Queen Elizabeth Fruit Tartlettes (V)

CELIA’s Place

March Madness Basketball
Bourbon, Tequila, Craft Beer, and Sparkling Wine Tastings
Cuisine: Specialty Snacks
Location: Second floor above commons
Catered by: Chartwells

  • Pecan Racelete Cheese (V)
  • Spinach Artichoke Dip (GF)
  • California Crab Dip (GF)
  • Buffalo Chicken Dip (GF)
  • Chex Party Mix Cones (V)
  • Bacon Pretzel Rods
  • Chips, Crackers, Breads

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