Menu

Food isn’t an afterthought it’s the star of the show.

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Executive Chef Derek Ragnitz and his incredible team source fresh local products and bring plenty of creativity to the table every time. The result is incredible restaurant quality dining experiences – even for a thousand people.

Please note: OCEC does not charge a gratuity fee

Minimum catering order is for 10 people unless otherwise indicated

Christmas

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Christmas Lunch Buffet

Please note: OCEC does not charge a gratuity fee

Minimum catering order is for 10 people unless otherwise indicated


  • Assorted Dinner Rolls
  • Medley of Garden Greens with Tomato and Cucumber (gf) with Assorted Dressings on the side (df - Feta Cheese on the side)
  • Lightly Toasted Barley with Quinoa, Oven Reduced Tomatoes and Kalamata Olives tossed in Balsamic Vinaigrette (gf/df)
  • Domestic Cheese Platter with Crackers
  • Assorted Olives and Marinated Mushrooms

Main Entrées

  • Three Cheese filled Tortellini tossed in an Olive Oil and Tomato Basil Sauce, Parmesan Cheese and Chili Flakes
  • Baked Cod glazed with a with a Lemon and Dill Sauce on a bed of white and wild rice (gf/df)
  • Traditional Slow Roasted Turkey served with Country Style Stuffing and Homemade Gravy
  • Herb Roasted Baby Red Potatoes
  • Steamed Seasonal Vegetables

 Desserts

  •  Assorted Pastries
  •  Sliced Seasonal Fruit
  •  Coffee, Tea and Decaffeinated Coffee

  $50.00 Per Person

(Minimum 40 Persons)

Christmas Plated Lunch

Soup

Asparagus and Potato Soup with Manchego Cheese and garnished with an Herbed Crouton


Salad

Medley of Baby Spinach, Kale and Belgian Endive garnished with Pumpkin Seeds, Crumbled Feta, Mandarin Oranges and drizzled with a Grapefruit Infused Dressing


Main Entreé

Slow Roasted Turkey served with Country Style Stuffing, Whipped Baby Red Potatoes with Brie Cheese, Seasonal Vegetables, Homemade Turkey Gravy and Cranberries


Dessert

Classic New York Cheesecake glazed with Chocolate Sauce and Raspberry Coulis with Freshly Whipped Cream and Seasonal Berries

Coffee, Tea and Decaffeinated Coffee

$50.00 Per Person

(Minimum 40 Persons)

Christmas Dinner Buffet
  • Assorted Dinner Rolls
  • Classic Caesar Salad
  • Imported and Domestic Cheese Platter with Crackers
  • Vegetable Crudités and Herb Dip
  • Assorted Olives and Marinated Mushrooms

Main Entrée

  • Carved Maple Glazed Ham with Assorted Mustards (gf/df)
  • Cheese Tortellini tossed in a Tomato and Basil Sauce
  • Baked Cod Glazed with a Yellow Thai Curry Sauce garnished with a Tempura Battered Asian Eggplant on a bed of White and Wild Rice (df)
  • Slow Roasted Turkey served with Country Style Stuffing & Homemade Gravy
  • Whipped Baby Red Potatoes with Roasted Garlic and Freshly Chopped Green Onion
  • Steamed Seasonal Vegetables

Desserts

  • Assorted Pastries
  • Sliced Seasonal Fruit
  • Coffee, Tea and Decaffeinated Coffee

$65.00 Per Person
(minimum 40 people)


Christmas Plated Dinner

Assorted Dinner Rolls

Soup

Caramelized Leek and Potato Soup with a Truffled Crouton

Salad

Romaine Hearts with Candied Mushrooms and Oven Reduced Tomatoes drizzled with Basil Oil and a Buttermilk Chive Dressing

Main Entreé:

Slow Roasted Turkey stuffed with Cranberries and Caramelized Cipollini Onions served with our Signature Stuffing, Dauphinoise Potatoes, Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts and Roasted Root Vegetables


Dessert

Warm Chocolate Molton Cake glazed with a Vanilla Crème Anglaise and Seasonal Berries
Coffee, Tea and Decaffeinated Coffee

$65.00 Per Person
(Minimum 40 Persons)


Vegetarian Option:
Grilled Cauliflower Steak served with a Tomato and Lentil Ragout with Seasonal Vegetables and Potatoes (gf/df)

$65.00 Per Person


Prime Rib Option:
AAA Prime Rib au Jus, Dauphinoise Potatoes, Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts and Roasted Root Vegetables

$75.00 Per Person
(Minimum 40 Persons)




Special Dietary Needs

In the event that any of the guests in your group has a food allergy, we require the meeting planner or event host to inform us (one week in advance) and provide the names of the guests along with the nature of their allergies so that the necessary precautions can be taken when preparing their food. Upon advance request, we undertake to provide full information regarding the ingredients of any food served to your group.

Sole Suppliers

It is not permissible for food and beverage, alcoholic or otherwise, to be purchased or brought in from off-site and served in the facility. Please contact a Sales Manager for further information on Celebration cakes, wine and candy bars.

Catering Minimum

Minimum for Catering is 10 people unless otherwise indicated.


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The event was a success!! Thank you so much again for all your hard work. Looking forward to hosting our next event with you.


Corporate Client, December 2019

Excellent service, food was great. Everyone was impressed! Will definitely book again soon.


Corporate Client, December 2019
The dinner was just perfect. All my colleagues gave me positive feedback.
Education Client, November 2019

A note of thanks for all your help organizing our event. We were very happy with the service! Please share my thanks with the banquet staff, too!


Association Client, November 2019

Thank you to you and to all your staff for helping us have an event that is excellent and causes people to return year after year. Please give them our appreciation.


Client, October 2019

The group was happy with the food quality, including the vegan meal, and the room arrangement was perfect.


Corporate Client, July 2019

I just wanted to say thank you for the set up of the room and meeting all our needs. Everything was to our expectation!


Crown Corporation, June 2019

We enjoyed the meeting – the food was good and the meeting room was exactly as needed.


Corporate Client, April 2019

Everything was great – the room was perfect (and comfortable), the food arrived on time and everything was cleared up very quickly following the meeting.


Corporate Client, April 2019

Everything was fantastic, the venue was perfect and the staff were accommodating. We will most likely continue to put this show on every year going forward. I look forward to doing business again in the future.


Corporate Client, April 2019

The event was a success and what a lovely venue to hold our class. The staff was very attentive to any questions or requests that we had and took care of us well.


Corporate Client, April 2019

Overall it was great. The room was perfect and the service and quality of food were very high. So thank you very much for your help in making our event a success and we look forward to hopefully another seminar at your venue in the Fall.


Corporate Client, March 2019

Our session went off without a single hitch, and my management is super happy, so it was a success on all fronts.


Government Client, January 2019

It was really wonderful. The food was great, the organization was great, I couldn’t have asked for anything better.


Wedding Client, 2019

Everything was beyond excellent! We have had so many raving about the service and how quick and efficient everyone was. The food was great and everything looked good! We have only positive things to say! A huge thank you!


Wedding Client, 2019

No matter your plans,we’ve got you covered.

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Tel: 613-288-3450
200 Coventry Road. Ottawa, ON
K1K 4S3 Canada