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

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 (Let It Be dining room) accept credit cards; all other bars are cash only.

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

Location: Commons
Catered by: Chartwells

  • Pâte à Choux filled with
    • Smoked Trout
    • Crab Salad
    • Salmon Mousse
    • Boursin Cheese (V)
    • Liver Pâte
  • Lentil Humus (GF, VG, V) with Pita Chips (VG, V)
  • Falafel Sliders with Minted Tzatziki Sauce (V)
  • Cured Ham Display with Antipasto Meats and Cheese
  • Iced Shrimp Shooters with Carrot and Celery Sticks
  • Decorated Deviled Eggs (V)
  • Asparagus Spears (GF, VG, V)

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

All About Art

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

  • Braised Short Rib over Blue Cheese Mashed Potato in Asian Spoon
  • Cilantro Lime Chicken
  • Marinated Grilled Brussel Sprout Wrap in Prosciutto Ham (GF)
  • Vegetable Quesadilla with Corn Relish (V)
  • Eggplant Roulade with Spicy Marinara (V)
  • Chocolate Decadent Display
  • Cherry Jubilee Puff with Brandy Vanilla Sauce

Music by Moonlight

Location: Music Wing
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Brown Sugar Glazed Roasted Salmon (V, GF, DF, P)
  • Rice Pilaf (V, GF, P)
  • Grilled Asparagus (VG, DF, GF, P)
  • Apple Cranberry Walnut Salad  (V, GF)
  • Cherry Almond Bread Pudding (V, P)

The Merry Widow/Opera All-Stars

Location: Music Wing
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Herb Roasted Lamb Lollipops  
  • Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms (VG)
  • Twice Baked Red Potatoes (GF, P)
  • Herb Grilled Zucchini (VG, DF, GF, P)
  • Mediterranean Greek Salad (V, GF, P)
  • Baklava and Greek Nut Pastry (V, P)

Let It Be—a Beatles Experience

Location: Herbst Theatre
Catered by: Kohler Catering

  • Abbey Road Herb Beef Tenderloin Carved On Site with Let it Be Horseradish Cream
  • Hey Jude Yukon Golds (GF, V)
  • Sergeant Peppers Honey Black Pepper Chicken with Chili Glaze (GF)
  • Let it Bean (GF, V)
  • Yellow Submarine Mixed Greens with Assorted Dressings (GF, V)
  • Strawberry Fields of Mini Parfaits

The Sound of Music

Location: Stage Combat
Catered by: Amber Rose

  • Applewood Bacon Wrapped Pork Tenderloin (GF, P)
  • Yukon Gold Smashed Potatoes  (GF, V, P)
  • Spinach Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette  (V, GF, P)
  • German Chocolate Brownies Bites  (V)

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Location: Theatre Wing
Catered by: Chartwells

  • Seafood Newburg Vol au Vent
  • Bourbon Chicken with Rice
  • Summer Gazpacho Shooter (GF, V, VG)
  • Chilled Peach Soup Shooter (GF, V)
  • Fresh Green Beans (GF, VG, V)

End of Night Coffee Station

Time: 9:30–11:45 p.m.
Location: Commons
Catered by: Chartwells

  • Coffee, Cream, and Flavored Syrups
  • Chocolate Spoons, Sugar Cubes, Orange Twist, Cinnamon Sticks
  • Assorted Cookies
    • Pecan Sandies (V, P)
    • Snickerdoodles (V, P)
    • Chocolate Biscotti (V, P)
    • Melt Away Cashew Cookies (V, P)

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