Catering Menu

Three course dinner
A fine dining experience at the College. Photo by Don Erhardt

Take a look at our diverse and delicious catering options, from contintenal breakfast to a fine dining experience.

Sample menus and price lists are below. Explore your options!

To request a catering quote for your event at Green College, or for more information, contact gc.events@ubc.ca.

Coffee and tea service

Treat your guests to a coffee and tea service at break time, or make snacks and refreshments available throughout your booking, with a variety of freshly baked goods and fresh fruit add-on options to choose from.

Sample Menu Item*
 
Sample Price**(per person)
Coffee, decaffeinated coffee, black and herbal teas $3.00
Add:
 
Your choice of...
  • freshly baked muffins
  • croissants
  • scones
  • bagels
  • dark chocolate brownies
  • Nanaimo bars
  • carrot cake
  • lemon squares
  • or cookies
$4.00
Basket of seasonal whole fruit $6.00
Seasonal, sliced fruit $6.00
Bowl of iced juices: orange, apple and cranberry $3.00 per beverage
Assortment of chilled soft-drinks (Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Diet Coke) and water $2.50

Continental Breakfasts

Start your morning workshop or meeting off with continental breakfast, including assorted baked goods, fresh fruit, coffee/tea and beverages, or a more extensive menu including hot and cold cereals and even greater variety.

Sample Menu Item*
 
Sample Price** (per person)
Continental Breakfast:
  • Bakery basket of croissants, muffins and bagels
  • Preserves, butter, margarine and cream cheese
  • Fresh seasonal whole fruit
  • Coffee, decaffeinated coffee
  • Black and herbal teas
  • Chilled juices, mineral water
$12.50
College Continental Breakfast:
  • Choice of 10 popular hot and cereals
  • Skim and 1% milk and soya milk
  • Selection of breads, muffins, bagels and toaster pancakes
  • Preserves, butter, margarine, cream cheese and maple syrup
  • Seasonal whole fruit basket and yogurt
  • Black and herbal teas
  • Chilled juices, soft drinks and mineral water
$19.50 (For groups of 30+ served in the Great Hall)

Lunch options

Lunchtime means many different things to different events and meetings. For your event at Green College, choose an informal "working lunch" of a sandwich picnic or build-it-yourself buffet for your group; select from pasta, pizza, or Asian hot bar options. You may even consider a plated fine dining experience for special occasions.

Sample Menu Item*
 
Sample Price** (per person)
Working Lunches
 
Sandwich Picnic
  • Assortment of meat, seafood and vegetarian mini-baguettes
  • Fresh seasonal whole fruit
  • Chilled soft drinks and mineral water
$13.50
B.I.Y. Sandwich Buffett
  • A build-it-yourself buffet of breads, sliced meats, salmon salad and cheese
  • Tomatoes, lettuce, alfalfa sprouts, mayonnaise and mustards
  • Olives, pickled onions, dill pickles and cherry peppers
  • Organic greens with house vinaigrette
  • Decadent chocolate squares
  • Chilled soft drinks and mineral water
$21.00
Soup and Wrap Buffett
  • Tureen of hot soup
  • Spinach, sundried tomato and plain tortilla shells
  • With meat, seafood and vegetarian filling
  • Chilled soft drinks and mineral water
$19.50
Hot Lunch Bar
 
Pasta Bar
  • Penne pasta with Italian meat sauce and herbed mushroom cream
  • Butternut squash tortelli with goat cheese and toasted walnuts
  • Organic greens with house dressing and garlic toast
  • Sliced seasonal fruit and grapes
  • Hazelnut marble cake
  • Soft drinks and mineral water
$25.00
Pizza Bar
  • Caesar salad
  • Assorted thin crust pizza
  • Hawaiian - ham, peppers, mushroom and pineapple
  • West Coast - shrimp, mushroom and olives
  • Vegetarian - goat cheese, spinach, peppers, mushroom and artichokes
  • Soft drinks and mineral water
  • Tiramisu cake
$26.00
Asian Bar
  • Miso soup
  • Steamed rice with three toppings
  • Thai coconut chicken
  • Szechuan beef
  • Teriyaki vegetables
  • Coconut lemon cake
  • Soft drinks and mineral water
$28.00
Plated Lunches
(All plated lunches include coffee, tea, bread and butter)
 
  • Organic greens with toasted walnuts and mixed berry vinaigrette
  • Fraser Valley free-range chicken breast grilled with lemon and balsamic jus, seasonal vegetables
  • Seven-grain rice
  • Chocolate buttermilk pudding
$33.00
  • Fresh baby spinach, tomatoes and goat cheese with balsamic and olive oil
  • Tazo tea roasted wild salmon with green onion
  • Potato mash, caper and vegetable salsa, drizzled with miso and citrus oil
  • Granny Smith apple tarte tatin
$35.00
  • Roasted vegetables soup
  • Grilled pork tenderloin medallions with curried pineapple relish
  • Seasonal vegetables and potato gnocchi
  • Pecan caramel meltdown
$37.00

Receptions

Aside from the socializing, the food on offer is what makes a reception memorable. Give flavour to your event by putting together a reception menu with anything from cheeses, dried fruit and nuts, to prawns or veggies and dip, to pastries or finger sandwiches. Explore your options and create a unique reception experience - combining items can lower overall cost considerably.

Please note that all alcoholic beverages served on Green College licensed premises must come from inventory purchased by The Green College Dining Society. The GCDS can provide a hosted bar or cash bar for your event, provided that food is also served. See Bars and Alcoholic Beverages for more information.

Sample Menu Item*
Sample Price** (per person)
  • Canadian and imported cheeses
  • Bread
  • Crackers
  • Fresh and dried fruit
  • Nuts
$13.00
Assorted finger sandwiches $10.50
Black bean hummus with pita triangles $34.00 (serves 20)
Sliced, raw vegetables with fresh herb dip $4.00
Three flavours of corn chips with salsa $21.00 per dozen
  • Mini quiches
  • Spanikopitas
  • Stuffed jalapenos
  • Quesadillas
$10.50
Steamed, peeled tiger prawns with dipping sauce $30.00 per dozen
Assorted mini pastries, tarts and squares $27.00 per dozen

Special Dinners

The expertise of the Green College Dining Society's Executive Chef shines especially at dinnertime: whether presenting a dish of rack of lamb with hazelnut and rosemary crust, Fraser Valley duck breast roasted with cinnamon, or seared BC ling cod with parsnip puree and cranberry merlot reduction, hosting a special dinner at Green College for your guests will offer an unparalleled dining experience.

With a wide range of both served and buffet dinner options to suit a variety of seasons and budgets, the Green College Dining Society is sure to come up with a menu that will make your evening spectacular. Make sure to ask about full, multi-course wine-tasting dinners – another specialty of the College.

Please note that all alcoholic beverages served on Green College licensed premises must come from inventory purchased by The Green College Dining Society. The GCDS can provide a hosted bar or cash bar for your dinner guests. See Bars and Alcoholic Beverages for more information.

Sample Menu Item*
(All menus include coffee, tea, bread and butter)
Sample Price** (per person)
Served Menus:
 
  • Mesclun greens with toasted walnuts and mixed berry vinaigrette
  • Fraser Valley free range chicken breast grilled with lemon and balsamic jus, seasonal vegetables and seven grain rice
  • Chocolate buttermilk pudding
$35.00
  • Spring salad of baby spinach, grilled corn, tomatoes and carrots with balsamic and olive oil
  • Roasted halibut with vegetable and cilantro roesti
  • Star Anis and Citrus Jus
  • Okanagan apricot pie
$40.00
  • Tomato risotto with petite herb salad
  • Grilled pork tenderloin medallions with curried pineapple relish and potato gnocchi
  • Granny Smith apple tarte tatin
$45.00
  • Spring greens with marinated artichokes, goat cheese, tomatoes and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil
  • Tazo tea roasted Pacific salmon with green onion potato mash, caper and vegetable salsa, drizzled with miso and lemon oil
  • Frozen coffee almond tortoni
$42.00
  • Salad of baby greens and herbs, marinated sun-dried tomatoes and butternut squash, drizzled with pink peppercorn vinaigrette
  • Roasted quail with wild mushroom polenta, zucchini peperonata and port wine reduction
  • Okanagan peach flan with French vanilla and cinnamon cream
$39.00
  • Salmon cured with Lapsang-Souchong tea served on baby spring greens, with asparagus and mirin vinaigrette
  • Roasted rack of lamb with hazelnut and rosemary crust, roesti potatoes, red wine sauce and seasonal vegetables
  • Triple chocolate mousse
$55.00
  • Satiny carrot and lemon soup
  • Spinach salad with baked brie pouches, pistachio dressing
  • Pear and ginger granite
  • Fraser Valley duck breast roasted with cinnamon, water chestnuts, carrots and celery, served with wild rice medley
  • Sour cherry napoleon, blood orange sabayon
$52.00
  • Grilled radicchio and Fontina in balsamic vinegar
  • Warm scallops and baby potatoes, red onion compote and cilantro
  • Seared BC ling cod, parsnip puree, cranberry merlot reduction
  • Braised beef with carrots and Puy lentils
  • Goat cheese vol-au-vent, organic greens, virgin linseed oil
  • Lemon souffle cake
$65.00
Sample Buffet Dinners:
 
  • Fennel, radicchio and Granny Smith apple salad with dill
  • Organic greens and spiced sesame seeds, cranberry vinaigrette
  • Tri-colour rotini pasta, chorizo sausage, wild mushrooms and basil pesto
  • Vegetarian cannelloni with tomato and Asiago cheese
  • Dark chocolate brownies and carrot cake
$35.00
  • Grilled vegetable antipasto
  • Penne rigate pasta, sun-dried tomatoes and basil pesto
  • Summer greens, feta cheese and balsamic dressing
  • Roasted Fraser Valley chicken breast, mango salsa
  • Seasonal vegetable and roasted nugget potatoes
  • Assortment of pastries, squares and sliced seasonal fruit
$38.00
  • Thai peanut and noodle salad with cilantro
  • Grilled, marinated vegetables, feta, Kalamata olives
  • Sesame spinach and red onion salad
  • Spring organic greens, herb vinaigrette
  • Chai tea spiced salmon fillet
  • Grilled pork tenderloin with pomegranates
  • Wild mushroom and arborio rice croquettes (vegetarian)
  • Garlic scalloped potatoes, young carrots and asparagus
  • Apple cake with vanilla bean custard
  • Chocolate mousse tarts with shaved chocolate
  • Sliced seasonal fruit and grapes
$45.00
  • Summer greens and herbs, white wine vinaigrette
  • Sweet pepper, parsley and lemon tabouleh
  • Sliced Pacific salmon cured with Lapsang-Souchong tea
  • Grilled beef tenderloin, merlot sauce
  • Garlic and black pepper potato puree
  • Asparagus and carrots
  • Plum and frangipane tart, green tea ice cream
  • Canadian and imported cheeses, crackers, bread, fresh and dried fruit
$55.00

* Menu items are samples. The GCDS chef can create unique menus tailored to your event and special requirements. Suggestions are welcome on the Venue Booking Request online, or contact gc.events@ubc.ca.

** Prices are samples, applicable only for internal UBC bookings, and are subject to change (external groups should inquire about availability and rates). Please make a Venue Booking Request online or contact gc.events@ubc.ca to obtain a catering quote for your event at Green College, or for more information.