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Castle Street Caterers


The Castle Street Cafe offers full service catering at its downtown Great Barrington location, your home, or any other site of your choice. Let us help you plan your wedding, holiday feast, or private party. We provide a full spectrum of catering services, ranging from cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, to buffet dinners, to outdoor cookouts, to formal dinners with waiter service.

We can cater tent weddings at your home, at Chesterwood, the Botanical Garden Center, and many other places. We can assist you in the planning of every aspect of your catered event, including arranging for flowers, photographs, wedding cake and music, as well as providing food and service staff. Our experience in both New York City and the Berkshires will ensure that you and your guests have a joyous day.

Below are some menu suggestions, but many other choices are available. We will design a menu to meet the budget and special needs of your event.

Hors d'Oeuvres
1. Fresh Fruit Display
Melon, Pineapple, Strawberries, Grapes, additional Seasonal Fruit.
2. Cheese Board
Selection of Brie, New York State Cheddar, Berkshire County Goat Cheese, Danish Blue, and French Triple Cream with Herbs, Assorted Crackers.
3. Shellfish Raw Bar
Mussels, Oysters, Clams, Lemons and Cocktail Sauce.



Passed Hors d'Oeuvres
choice of any three
Mozzarella and Sun Dried Tomato Canapé
Smoked Chicken Breast Canapé
Endive Stuffed with Goat Cheese
Sesame Chicken Skewers
Marinated Beef Kebobs
Scallop and Bacon Skewers
Proscuitto and Melon
Sweedish Meatballs
French Onion Tart
Asparagus Wrapped with Black Forest Ham
Pizza Provencale
Miniature Quiche
New Potatoes with Caviar
Smoked Salmon Canapés
Miniature Egg Rolls
Stuffed Snow Peas
Serviche of Scallop with Cucumber
Smoked Salmon, Rolled with Julienne Vegetables
Haricot Vert, Wrapped with Smoked Mozzarella
Stuffed Cherry Tomatoes
Spinach and Phyllo Pastries

The Great Outdoor Grill

Our chefs will grill, carve and serve your guests freshly prepared fish and meats, hot off the grill.
Includes choice of 3 Hors d'Oeuvres, Rolls and Butter, Wedding Cake and Coffee.
Fillet Mignon, or Boneless Lamb
Grilled Swordfish, Marinated in Ginger
Breast of Chicken, Lemon and Herbs

Seasonal Vegetables
All Included


Wild Rice Salad
Pasta Primavera Salad
Couscous
Choose One


Mixed Green Salad
Fresh Fruit Platter
Imported Cheese Board
All Included





Summer Wedding Menus

All include choice of 3 Hors d'Oeuvres, Rolls and Butter, Wedding Cake and Coffee.
Sit-Down or Buffet
Cold Cucumber Soup

Grilled or Poached Salmon, Dill Sauce Vert
Asparagus Vinaigrette
Wild Rice Salad

or

Smoked Brook Trout (boneless)

Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Spinach
String Bean and Hazelnut Salad
Roasted New Potatoes

or

Asparagus and Proscuitto

Chilled Seafood Salad
Fresh Tomato and Basil
Couscous

or

Mesclun salad with chevre

Grilled Breast of Chicken, with Lemon and Fresh Rosemary
Sugar Snap Peas
New Potato salad




Summer Garden Buffet

Includes choice of 3 Hors d'Oeuvres, Rolls and Butter, Wedding Cake and Coffee.

Cold Poached Salmon, Dill Sauce Vert
Chilled Seafood Salad
Breast of Chicken Stuffed with Spinach
Ginger Orange Chicken
Choice of Two


Wild Rice Salad
Pasta Primavera Salad
Couscous Nicoise
Choose One


Asparagus Vinaigrette
Mixed Green Salad
Fresh Fruit Platter
Imported Cheese Board
All Are Included





Dessert

World's Best Chocolate Mousse Cake
Warm Apple Crisp
Strawberry Shortcake
Chocolate Hazelnut Tort
Frozen Lemon Soufflé, Raspberry Sauce
Plum, Blueberry, Peach, or Cranberry Cobbler (seasonal)
Homemade Eclairs
Lemon and Raspberry Roulade
Fresh Fruit Tart, Puff Pastry
Frozen Heath Bar Ice Cream Pie
Vanilla Ice Cream, Fresh Strawberries
Seasonal Fresh Fruit


Wedding Cakes



Our Wedding Cakes are made to order, and we use only the finest real buttercreams, chocolate, and fresh fruits. Please discuss your cake with us.
Chef Michael Ballon opened the Castle Street Cafe in 1989, after 10 years cooking in New York City. Located in downtown Great Barrington next to the historic Mahaiwe Movie Theater, the cafe has received rave reviews from almost the day it opened. Prior to moving to Great Barrington, Ballon cooked in New York, as Executive Chef at Lavin's Restaurant, Sofi, and Plum's, a full service catering company.



"Solid American - Continental inventions in a high, wide, and handsome setting, just across from the Town Hall green in Great Barrington." Mimi Sheraton
Conde Nast Traveler, October 1991
"For its superior food, reasonable prices, and extraordinarily convivial atmosphere, Castle Street rates as one of the Berkshire's very best." The Berkshire Book
"Castle Street Cafe has established itself as one of the premier restaurants in the county, surpassing almost all the higher priced contenders." New England Monthly, July 1990
"Serious, clever food at moderate prices in a handsome, high-ceilinged storefront room." Travel and Leisure, March 1990




Castle Street Cafe, 10 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA 01230 413.528.5244
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Michael Ballon, Chef Proprietor

Castle Street Cafe Gift Certificates are available in any denomination.
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In addition to the delicious dishes that come directly from the Castle Street Café menu, Chef Ballon has included traditional favorites from around the world. All the recipes have been carefully adapted for the home chef and include instructional photographs of the preparation and handling of ingredients.

240 pages, Illustrated
$22.50 & $4.50 shipping and handling



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