OUR MENU

Whether you’re looking to put together a one-of-a-kind dinner or searching for more robust buffet catering options, Venue in Lincoln, NE can execute both! Check out the items on our incredible, scratch-based menu today to begin building your personal menu for your next event.

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | BREAKFAST ITEMS

BREAKFAST DISHES GF


priced per person

seasons freshest fruit platter

vanilla yogurt, cinnamon granola, berries

scrambled eggs with cheese

southwest scrambled eggs

crispy breakfast potatoes

sausage links

pecanwood smoked bacon

ham

BREAKFAST CASSEROLES


MINIMUM 12

biscuits and gravy casserole

bacon and potato frittata gf

spinach, feta and mushroom frittata gf

cheesy hashbrown casserole gf

cheese blintzes | raspberry sauce

cinnamon roll casserole | icing

french toast casserole | maple syrup

baked oatmeal and berry casserole | melba sauce gf

BREADS, PASTRIES & DONUTS


bagels and flavored cream cheeses

variety of mini breakfast pastries

house-made coffee cake, muffins and scones

biscuits and gravy
buttermilk | sage | white cheddar bacon | sausage and cheddar

cinnamon rolls
maple bacon | classic cinnamon | orange rolls | pecan sticky rolls

house-made muffins
blueberry buttermilk | raspberry buttermilk | chocolate chip

blueberry buttermilk loaf bread

cranberry orange loaf bread

donut holes
glazed | powdered | chocolate | maple glazed

SANDWICHES & BURRITOS


grab & go

breakfast burritos
sausage | egg | diced onions | cheese | salsa | hot sauce

english muffin sandwiches
egg and cheese | choices of bacon, sausage, smoked ham or vegetarian | add smoked salmon

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | LUNCH

SANDWICHES & WRAPS


one sandwich or wrap per person

club ciabatta
bacon | turkey | ham | lettuce | tomato | swiss | cheddar | sriracha aïoli

cranberry chicken salad
on a fresh baked croissant

italian ciabatta
salami | prosciutto | lettuce | tomato | onion | provolone cheese | caper aïoli

roast beef wrap
sliced roast beef | lettuce | red onion | tomatoes | bleu cheese spread

turkey wrap
sliced turkey | pesto | provolone | lettuce | tomato | onion | aïoli

southwest wrap
fiesta chicken | black bean & corn salsa | lettuce | cheddar jack cheese | chipotle ranch

ham, swiss & apple wrap
ham | sliced apples | lettuce | swiss cheese | red onion | honey mustard

pecan bleu wrap
grilled chicken | lettuce | apples | pecans | bleu cheese crumbles | cranberries | maple vinaigrette

greek wrap
red pepper hummus | cucumber | carrots | kalamata olives | red onion | feta | lettuce

FRESH ENTREE SALADS


boxed lunch with fudge brownie or cookie | plated lunch with roll & butter

pecan bleu salad gf
mixed greens | grilled chicken | candied pecans | diced apples | bleu cheese crumbles | dried cranberries | maple vinaigrette

cobb salad gf
mixed greens | grilled chicken | bleu cheese crumbles | bacon | avocado | hard-boiled egg | diced tomato | red onion | black garlic ranch

spinach salmon salad gf
spinach | grilled salmon | toasted almonds | marinated pears | feta | strawberries | balsamic vinaigrette

greek salad gf
mixed greens | grilled chicken | tomato | feta | red onion | cucumber | kalamata olives | greek vinaigrette

southwest steak salad gf
mixed greens | certified angus steak | black bean & corn salsa | cheddar cheese | avocado | chipotle ranch

chicken caesar salad
romaine | grilled chicken | red onion | parmesan | croutons | caesar dressing

HOT SANDWICHES


sandwich | one side

italian beef
juicy slow roasted beef | provolone cheese | giardiniera | hoagie

philly cheese steak
shaved beef | sautéed peppers and onions | mushrooms | pepper jack sauce | hoagie

french dip
sliced ribeye | caramelized onions | provolone cheese | hoagie | au jus

grilled chicken
lettuce | tomato | onion | honey mustard | pepperjack cheese

pulled pork
cider braised pork | bbq | apple coleslaw | pickle chips | sliced red onion | kaiser bun

house burgers
lettuce | tomato | onion | sliced cheeses | ketchup | mustard | pickles

gyro
shaved beef and lamb | feta | tomato | onion | kalamata olives | tzatziki sauce | pita bread

hot beef
pot roast | mashed potatoes | texas toast | gravy

BUILD-YOUR-OWN BARS


as meal or as side

mac and cheese bar
creamy mac and cheese | green onions | bacon bits | broccoli | diced chicken | sour cream | jalapenos

baked potato bar gf
chopped bacon | diced chicken | roasted broccoli | cheese sauce | diced green onions | jalapenos | sour cream

mashed potato bar gf
green onions | chopped bacon | sour cream | cheddar cheese | jalapenos | hot sauce | choice of pulled pork or chicken

SIDES


garden salad
with ranch and balsamic

pecan bleu salad
mixed greens | apples | cranberries | bleu cheese crumbles | candied pecans | maple vinaigrette

spinach strawberry salad
baby spinach | feta cheese | slivered almonds | sliced strawberries | balsamic dressing

cucumber and tomato salad

asian slaw

creamy apple slaw

cranberry almond broccoli salad

greek orzo pasta salad

lemon-parmesan tortellini pasta salad

creamy penne pasta salad

balsamic roasted vegetables

seasonal sauteed vegetables

green bean amandine

tangy bacon and onion green beans

tri-colored carrots

roasted brussels sprouts

poblano creamed corn

fire roasted corn

scalloped potatoes

crispy cajun sweet potatoes

wild rice pilaf

kettle chips

basmati rice

cheesy hashbrown casserole

brown sugar and bacon baked beans

creamy mac and cheese

parmesan risotto

herb roasted potatoes

parmesan polenta

potato salad

twice baked potatoes

mashed potatoes
choice of garlic, white cheddar or bacon and bleu cheese

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | HORS D’OEUVRES

FRESH PLATTERS


seasonal fresh fruit platter gf

veggie platter gf
chipotle ranch | roasted garlic hummus

cheese and cracker platter gf*
variety of cheese and crackers | fresh fruit garnish

artisan cheese platter gf*
variety of soft and hard cheeses | nuts | pickled accoutrements | fruits | crackers

cold smoked salmon platter
crackers | dill cream cheese | hard-boiled eggs | red onions | capers

caprese skewer platter gf
cherry tomatoes | fresh mozzarella | basil | balsamic drizzle

antipasto platter
variety of sliced meats | soft and hard cheeses | olives | pickled accoutrements | crackers

DELICIOUS DIPS


lobster rangoon dip gf*
wonton chips

spinach and artichoke dip
house tortilla chips

fresh guacamole gf*
house tortilla chips

house salsa gf*
house tortilla chips

cactus queso gf*
house tortilla chips

bruschetta bar
fresh tomato bruschetta | pesto | crostini

pistachio crusted cheese ball gf
cranberry crisps

FROM THE GARDEN


1.5 pieces per person

general tso’s brussels sprouts gf

vegetable potstickers gf

parmesan artichoke hearts

asiago asparagus

vegetable spring roll
sweet chili sauce

jalapeno corn cakes
honey drizzle

spinach and artichoke stuffed mushrooms

asparagus and prosciutto deviled eggs gf

spanakopita

cheese stuffed new potatoes gf

FROM THE FARM


1.5 pieces per person

reuben spring roll

swedish meatballs

bacon and bourbon meatballs

spicy bbq meatballs

beef satay gf
korean bbq dipping sauce

beefy bleu crostini
port wine caramelized onions | bleu cheese aïoli | sliced ribeye

mini beef wellington
savory piece of beef tenderloin | mushroom duxelle | puff pastry | creamy horseradish dipping sauce

steak sliders
creamy horseradish | lettuce, tomato, onion | buns

pork sliders
apple slaw | bbq | slider buns

steam bun sliders
pulled pork with jalapeno slaw | bbq drizzle brisket with bbq sauce and creamy coleslaw

italian sausage
stuffed mushrooms and marinara sauce

coconut chicken strips
mango sweet chili

chicken cordon bleu bites
honey mustard

chicken lollipops
korean bbq or garlic parmesan

chicken wings
buffalo or bbq

buffalo style chicken spring rolls
bleu cheese dipping sauce

chicken lemongrass potstickers
potsticker dipping sauce

bacon wrapped chicken skewer gf
stuffed with jalapeno cream cheese

BLT bites
bacon wrapped dates gf
smoked candied bacon jam tart

FROM THE FISHMONGER


1.5 pieces per person

bbq shrimp and grits

tempura shrimp

jumbo shrimp cocktail gf
cocktail sauce

shrimp potstickers
sesame soy sauce

ahi tuna cucumber canape
wasabi cream

bacon wrapped scallops gf

coconut shrimp
mango sweet chili sauce

smoked salmon spread gf
lavosh crackers

crab cakes
remoulade sauce

lox salmon crostini
cream cheese | dill | lemon | pumpernickle toast

ceviche shooters gf
shrimp | bay scallop | cilantro citrus marinade

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | PLATED OPTIONS

ENTREE SALADS (LUNCH)


venue pecan bleu gf
candied pecans | apples | mixed greens | bleu cheese crumbles | dried cranberries | maple vinaigrette

spinach salmon gf
grilled salmon | baby spinach | toasted almonds | pear | feta | sliced strawberries | balsamic vinaigrette

chicken caesar
romaine | shaved parmesan | house-cured egg yolk | croutons | caesar dressing | grilled chicken | anchovies upon request

cobb salad
grilled chicken | mixed greens | bleu cheese crumbles | bacon | avocado | hard boiled egg | diced tomato | red onion | black garlic ranch

VEGETARIAN (LUNCH)


drunken noodles gf
hoisin | stir fry vegetables | rice noodles | cilantro | cashews | spicy upon request

fire-roasted vegetable polenta cake gf v
roasted cauliflower | butternut squash | red onion| edamame | red bell pepper and zucchini | herbed polenta cake

ENTREES (LUNCH)


quiche of the day
chef’s selection | seasonal ingredients | local olive creek farm eggs | flaky crust | choice of side

4oz grilled salmon gf
grilled hand-cut salmon filet | fresh lemon wedges | balsamic glaze | choice of side

chicken salad sandwich
dijon cranberry pecan dressing | bacon | tomato | lettuce | fresh baked croissant | choice of side

venue club ciabatta
ciabatta bread | turkey | ham | bacon | swiss and cheddar | roasted garlic aioli | lettuce | tomato | choice of side

PASTA (LUNCH)


chicken alfredo
garlic cream sauce | grilled chicken | chef ‘s choice noodles

chicken fresca gf
white wine butter herb sauce | vegetable medley | parmesan cheese | chef’s choice noodle

CHICKEN (DINNER)


chicken marsala
lightly breaded chicken breast | garlic | mushroom | marsala wine reduction | roasted marble potatoes | vegetable sauté

chicken florentine gf
grilled chicken | sundried tomatoes | spinach creamy white sauce | roasted marble potatoes | green bean amandine

chicken bruschetta gf
grilled chicken breast | bruschetta topping | basil cream | yukon gold mashed potatoes | vegetable saute

SEAFOOD (DINNER)


grilled salmon gf
house-cut 8oz salmon filet | parmesan risotto | grilled asparagus

surf n’ turf gf
grilled 4oz filet mignon | three garlic and herb marinated grilled shrimp | black truffle risotto | grilled asparagus

BEEF (DINNER)


4oz filet | 7oz filet gf
center cut CAB | roasted marble potatoes | seasonal vegetable sautee

12oz ny strip gf
hand-cut CAB strip loin | roasted marble potatoes | seasonal vegetable saute

manhattan strip gf
sliced boneless roasted strip loin | red wine demi | yukon gold mashed potatoes | vegetable saute

beef brisket gf
tender beef brisket | horseradish sauce and bbq | yukon gold mashed potatoes | vegetable saute

PASTA (DINNER)


drunken noodles gf
hoisin | stir fry vegetables | rice noodles | cilantro | cashews | spicy upon request

chicken alfredo
garlic cream sauce | grilled chicken | chef ‘s choice noodles

chicken fresca gf
white wine butter herb sauce | vegetable medley | parmesan cheese | chef’s choice noodle

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | DINNER BUFFET

BEEF


drunken noodles gf
hoisin | stir fry vegetables | rice noodles | cilantro | cashews | spicy upon request

chicken alfredo
garlic cream sauce | grilled chicken | chef ‘s choice noodles

chicken fresca gf
white wine butter herb sauce | vegetable medley | parmesan cheese | chef’s choice noodle

CHICKEN


chicken florentine gf
grilled chicken | spinach | artichoke | mozzarella | provolone

chicken marsala
lightly breaded | mushroom and marsala wine sauce

coconut curry chicken gf
creamy coconut | white rice

chicken bruschetta gf
grilled chicken | tomato bruschetta | balsamic glaze | basil cream sauce

chicken parmesan
parmesan breaded chicken | marinara | parmesan cream | tomato bruschetta topping

chicken piccatta
lightly breaded | white wine and butter sauce | capers

chicken monterey gf
grilled chicken | bacon | cheddar jack cheese | tomato | scallions | bbq

chicken tikka masala
indian style | marinated chicken | creamy spiced tomato sauce | white rice

PORK


italian pork roulade gf
parmesan | prosciutto | fennel | dijon cream

slow cooked ham gf
smoked | maple mustard glaze

pork loin roast gf
choice of sauce: burgundy peppercorn sauce | cider glaze | cajun cream | chili verde | creamy whole-grain mustard

SOUTH OF THE BORDER


all served with house tortilla chips

fajitas gf
two per person – choice of two proteins: grilled chicken | shredded pork | beef | marinated shrimp add 2.00 sautéed onions and peppers | refried beans | mexican rice | salsa | guacamole | sour cream | corn or flour tortillas

street tacos
three per person – choose two proteins: al pastor pork | chorizo | carnitas | brisket | ancho-lime chicken | crispy buffalo chicken | pollack black beans | cilantro lime rice | queso fresco | avocado crema | pico de gallo | flour or corn tortillas

rice bowls gf
cilantro lime rice | shredded beef and chicken | sautéed peppers and onions | shredded lettuce | salsa | fire roasted corn | sour cream | jack cheese | black beans add guacamole 3.00 add queso 2.00

enchiladas
choice of chicken chili verde or beef and traditional red | refried beans | mexican rice | sour cream | salsa | queso sauce

PASTA


all served with choice of garden or caesar salad | garlic bread | choice of one side

chicken fresca linguine
choice of chicken or shrimp add 2.00 | white wine and butter sauce | mixed vegetables | fresh herbs | parmesan cheese

house-made lasagna
chicken parmesan alfredo or sausage marinara

baked tortellini
choice of chicken and pesto parmesan cream or sausage and marinara

pulled pork creamy mac and cheese bake
white cheddar macaroni | pulled pork | bbq

pasta primavera
penne pasta | garlic cream sauce | mixed vegetables | mozzarella and provolone cheese

chicken manicotti
three cheese stuffed | shredded chicken | choice of marinara or creamy parmesan sauce

SIDES


garden salad
with ranch and balsamic

pecan bleu salad
mixed greens | apples | cranberries | bleu cheese crumbles | candied pecans | maple vinaigrette

spinach strawberry salad
baby spinach | feta cheese | slivered almonds | sliced strawberries | balsamic dressing

cucumber and tomato salad

asian slaw

creamy apple slaw

cranberry almond broccoli salad

greek orzo pasta salad

lemon-parmesan tortellini pasta salad

creamy penne pasta salad

balsamic roasted vegetables

seasonal sauteed vegetables

green bean amandine

tangy bacon and onion green beans

roasted brussels sprouts

tri-colored carrots

poblano creamed corn

fire roasted corn

scalloped potatoes

crispy cajun sweet potatoes

wild rice pilaf

kettle chips

basmati rice

cheesy hashbrown casserole

brown sugar and bacon baked beans

creamy mac and cheese

parmesan risotto

herb roasted potatoes

parmesan polenta

potato salad

twice baked potatoes

mashed potatoes
choice of garlic, white cheddar or bacon and bleu cheese

VENUE RESTAURANT & LOUNGE CATERING | SOMETHING SWEET

DESIGNER BITE SIZE DESSERTS


chef-selected assortment | 2 per person, 2.5 per person, or 3 per person

cheesecakes

petit fours

panna cotta tarts

salted caramel tarts

mini cupcakes

cream puffs

fruit tarts

cake balls

HOUSE-MADE BARS


bite size or full-size | two dozen minimum

triple chocolate fudge brownies

zesty lemon

pink lemonade

berry shortbread

lemon blueberry

red velvet brownies

pumpkin with chai cream cheese

chocolate 7 layer

blondies

HOUSE-MADE COOKIES


one dozen minimum

chocolate chip

chocolate chunk

oatmeal raisin

lemon

snickerdoodle

chocolate peanut butter chunk

salted caramel cookies

Catering Spaces

Set up your next event in any one of our incredible spaces throughout Lincoln, NE. Whether hosting a small get-together with friends and family or putting together a wedding reception of 200 people, Venue has the space to accommodate your needs!

Contact Venue Catering & Events

Ready to set the menu for your next event? Have questions about dietary restrictions? Let us know! Our team is available to walk you through any special needs and help you make your next event unforgettable.

Venue Catering
Jasmine Room
Scottish Rite Ballroom