Menus

Our Executive Chef has created impressive menus with vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and dairy-free options, as well as a wide range of traditional and international cuisine. Our kitchen uses high-quality ingredients and sources locally grown food items in season whenever possible. For dessert, our in-house Pastry Chef can design and decorate various sweet treats, including cupcakes, cannolis, shooters, cobblers, pie pops and more.

The Gale Mansion offers a full bar with beer, wine, and liquor. We always try to accommodate our clients’ specific needs and preferences, which may include a particular brand of beer, type of wine, or themed cocktails.

For every event, we strive to serve a memorable meal that will delight you and your guests. We are open to all special requests and will do our best to incorporate your ideas to create a truly unique event.

HAND PASSED HORS D’OEUVRES

Priced per piece, two dozen minimum order

TOASTED CROSTINI

Choice of olive tapenade, romesco, artichoke, truffle cream cheese

SPANIKOPITA

Phyllo triangles with spinach and feta cheese

CUCUMBER CUPS

Filled with house-made gazpacho

FLATBREAD PIZZA

Choice of: Margherita w/ Fresh Mozzarella, Basil, Tomato (V)

Chicken Alfredo; Veggie (V); Pepperoni; Italian Sausage

Three Cheese Blend with Oregano Marinated Tomato (V)

SMOKED SALMON

Served on a rye crouton with garlic cream cheese and fresh dill

CAESAR SALAD SPEARS

House-made croutons, parmesan cheese, on endive spear

SAUSAGE STUFFED PEPPADEW

Pickled sweet pepper stuffed with spicy Italian sausage

CRAB CAKES

Topped with cranberry horseradish aioli

MINI REUBEN SANDWICH

Bite-sized Reuben sandwich served open-face

SHRIMP SKEWERS

Glazed with sweet chili sauce

WALLEYE CAKES

Topped with cranberry horseradish aioli

CAPRESE SALAD SKEWERS

Grape tomato, ciliegine mozzarella, basil leaf, balsamic reduction

CHICKEN SATAY SKEWERS

Glazed with Thai Peanut Sauce (GF)

LAMB CHOP POP

Roasted Rosemary & Garlic Baby Lamb Chop with Balsamic Syrup (GF)

BBQ MEATBALLS

Simmered in House made Sweet BBQ Sauce

CAPRESE BRUSCHETTA

Garlic Crouton w/ Fresh Mozzarella, Tomato, Pesto & Balsamic Reduction (V)

BRUSCHETTA

Garlic Crouton with Diced Tomato, Basil Pesto & Balsamic Reduction (V)

BACON WRAPPED DATES

Applewood Smoked Bacon wrapped Dates (GF)

BEEF SLIDERS

Beef Patty on a Petite Bun with Cheddar Cheese, Pickle, Ketchup & Mustard

STEAMED CHICKEN POTSTICKERS

Dumplings Filled with Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Ginger and Green Onion served with Ponzu Citrus Sauce

STEAMED PORK POTSTICKERS

Dumplings Filled with Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Ginger and Green Onion served with Ponzu Citrus Sauce

VEGETABLE KABOBS

Skewered Marinated Red Onion, Mushroom, Red Pepper, Zucchini and Yellow Squash (V,GF)

CHICKEN OR BEEF KEBABS

Marinated Chicken Skewered with Red Onion, Mushroom, Red Pepper, Zucchini and Yellow Squash (GF)

STATIONED HORS D’OEUVRES

Each platter serves approximately 50 people

FRESH VEGETABLE CRUDITE PLATTER

Carrot, Celery, Broccoli, Cauliflower, Jicama, Bell Pepper, Sugar Snap Pea, Green Onion & Mushrooms w/ Dill Dip (V,GF)

ROASTED VEGETABLE PLATTER

Carrot, Fingerling Potato, Bell Pepper, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Brussel Sprout, Asparagus, Portabella, Broccoli, Cauliflower & Tomato w/ Lemon Garlic Hummus (V,GF)

BRIE EN CROUTE

Brie wheel wrapped in pastry stuffed with your Choice of: Apples, Onions & Rosemary, Raspberry Jam or Orange Marmalade served with Ginger Snaps & Crackers (V)

ANTIPASTO PLATTER

Salami, Prosciutto, Roasted Beef, Smoked Turkey, Pickled Herring, Greek Olive, Pepperoncini, Baby Corn, Cornichon, Blue Cheese Stuffed Date, Artichoke Heart, Basil Pesto Mozzarella Balls (GF)

CHILLED COCKTAIL SHRIMP

Old Bay Seasoned Shrimp w/ Lemon, Lime Wedges & Classic Cocktail Sauce (GF)

ARTISIAN CHEESE

Domestic & Imported Cheese w/ Baguette, Crackers & Grapes (V)

FRESH FRUIT PLATTER

Pineapple, Watermelon, Cantaloupe, Honeydew, Strawberry, Mango, Kiwi, Raspberry, Blackberry, Blueberry & Grapes (V,GF)

WHOLE POACHED SALMON

Red Onion, Egg White, Egg Yolk, Caper, Cucumber, Baguette, Cracker & Dijon Honey Lime Sour Cream

CHIMICHURRI SHRIMP

Cilantro, Parsley, Garlic, Lime, Cumin, Olive Oil w/ Lemon & Lime Wedges (GF)

SMOKED SALMON PLATTER

Side of Sliced Smoked Salmon w/ Garlic Dill Cream Cheese, Red Radish, Egg White, Egg Yolk, Caper, Red Onion, Lemon Wedge, Baguette, Crackers

BEEF SLIDERS

Beef Patty on a Petite Bun with Sharp Cheddar Cheese, Pickle, Ketchup & Mustard

STEAMED CHICKEN POTSTICKERS

Dumplings Filled with Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Ginger and Green Onion served with Ponzu Citrus Sauce

STEAMED PORK POTSTICKERS

Dumplings Filled with Cabbage, Carrot, Celery, Ginger and Green Onion served with Ponzu Citrus Sauce

CHICKEN SATAY SKEWERS

Glazed with Thai Peanut Sauce (GF)

BBQ MEATBALLS

Simmered in House made Sweet BBQ Sauce

SWEDISH MEATBALLS

Simmered in Mushroom Sauce

VEGETABLE KABOBS

Skewered Marinated Red Onion, Mushroom, Red Pepper, Zucchini and Yellow Squash (V,GF)

CHICKEN KABOBS

Marinated Chicken Skewered with Red Onion, Mushroom, Red Pepper, Zucchini and Yellow Squash (GF)

BEEF KABOBS

Marinated Beef Skewered with Red Onion, Mushroom, Red Pepper, Zucchini and Yellow Squash (GF)

V= Vegetarian
GF= Gluten Free

SALADS

CAESAR

Romaine lettuce with anchovy dressing, olive-rosemary croutons

grape tomatoes, and grated parmesan

CAPRESE

Sliced and seasoned tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, pesto, and balsamic vinegar

CLASSIC GREEK

Mixed greens with tomato, pepperoncinis, red onion julienne, olives, cucumbers, feta cheese, with white wine vinaigrette

SPRING SALAD

Mixed greens with pickled fennel, orange and strawberry slices, herbed goat cheese, with raspberry vinaigrette

SUMMER SALAD

Mixed greens with fresh berries, candied almonds, a wedge of brie

with raspberry-orange vinaigrette

FALL SALAD

Spinach with Napa cabbage, oranges, shaved Manchego, toasted pepitas

with citrus vinaigrette

WINTER SALAD

Mixed greens with roasted beets, pine nuts, red onion julienne,

with sesame vinaigrette

STRAWBERRY SPINACH

Baby Spinach, Strawberry, Toasted Sliced Almond, Goat Cheese,

Poppy Seed Vinaigrette (V,GF)

ACCOMPANIMENTS – STARCHES

Please select one to accompany your plated entrée.

ROASTED GARLIC MASHED POTATOES

With Butter, Cream & Cream Cheese (GF)

MASHED GARNET YAMS & POTATOES

With Butter, Cream & Cream Cheese (GF)

CHEDDAR & SOUR CREAM MASHED POTATOES

With Butter & Cream (GF)

OVEN ROASTED TRI COLOR POTATOES

With Garlic & Rosemary (V,GF)

GRIDDLED POLENTA CAKE

With Garlic & Parmesan Cheese (GF)

WILD RICE PILAF

With Long Grain Rice & White Truffle Oil (V,GF)

LEMON BASMATI RICE

With Saffron (V,GF)

ACCOMPANIMENTS – VEGETABLES

Please select one to accompany your plated entrée.

ASPARAGUS BUNDLES

with Lemon Zest & tied with a Leek (V,GF)

BABY GREEN BEANS

with Red Pepper & Carrot (V,GF)

SUMMER SQUASH MEDLEY

with Onions, Sweet Corn & Bell Peppers (V,GF)

RATATOUILLE

Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Eggplant, Red Pepper, Fennel, Onion, Portabello Mushroom, Tomato & Basil (V,GF)

ROASTED ROOT VEGETABLES

Beets, Carrots, Parsnips, Pearl Onions, Turnips, Celery Root (V,GF)

ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS & CARROTS

Seasoned with Lime & Mint (V,GF)

ROASTED BRUSSEL SPROUTS, CARROTS & BACON

Add bacon for additional charge (GF)

CALIFORNIA MEDLEY

Broccoli, Cauliflower, Red Pepper, Carrots, Snap Peas (V,GF)

NORTHERN SUCCOTASH

Zucchini, Onions, Lima Beans, Sweet Corn, Bell Peppers (V,GF)

GREEN BEAN ALMONDINE

Green Beans with Toasted Almonds (V,GF)

CANDIED CARROTS

With Brown Sugar & Butter (V,GF)

DINNER ENTREES

All entrees include assorted bread served with whipped honey butter, choice of starch and vegetable, coffee, tea, and water.

GRILLED CHICKEN BREAST

With your choice of one of the following sauces: Lemon Caper, Wild Mushroom Madeira, Putanesca, White Wine Lemon Cream, Honey Thyme, Provencal, Champagne Supreme Cream Sauce, Tarragon Butter Sauce, Maître d’hôtel Butter, Red Pepper Cream Coulis, Tomato & Caper Coulis, Mushroom & Mustard Chardonnay Cream Sauce

PORK TENDERLOIN

With your choice of one of the following sauces: Maple Bourbon Cream,

Dijonnaise, Port Wine Cranberry Cream, Honey Thyme, Apple Cinnamon Sauce, Champagne Supreme Cream Sauce, Ginger Maple Butter

Spicy Maple & Sundried Blueberry Sauce, Mustard Chardonnay Cream

NEW YORK STRIPLOIN

With your choice of one of the following sauces: Burgundy, Hollandaise,

Béarnaise, Wild Mushroom Madeira with Blue Cheese Butter, Demi-Glace

Maître d’hôtel Butter, Fines Herbes Sauce, Chateaubriand Sauce

Sauce Robert, Sauce Charcutiere

WALLEYE

Oven Roasted and topped with a Buttery Pecan-Pear Tarragon Crust

With your Choice of one of the following sauces: White Wine Lemon Cream

Lemon Buerre Blanc, Lemon & Dill Buerre Blanc, Hollandaise, Béarnaise,

Tarragon Butter Sauce, Maître d’hôtel Butter, Red Pepper Cream Coulis

Mustard Chardonnay Cream Sauce

BEEF TERES MAJOR “BUTCHERS TENDERLOIN”

With your choice of one of the following sauces: Burgundy, Hollandaise

Béarnaise, Wild Mushroom Madeira w/ Blue Cheese Butter, Demi-Glace

Maître d’hôtel Butter, Fines Herbes Sauce, Chateaubriand Sauce,

Sauce Robert, Sauce Charcutiere

OVEN ROASTED SALMON

With your choice of the following sauces: Lemon Beurre Blanc, Lemon & Dill Buerre Blanc, Pinot Noir Sundried Cherry, White Wine Lemon Cream, Tarragon Butter Sauce, Maître d’hôtel Butter, Red Pepper Cream Coulis,

Tomato & Caper Coulis, Mustard Chardonnay Cream Sauce

VEGETARIAN ENTREES

All entrees include assorted bread served with whipped honey butter, coffee, tea, and water.

VEGAN GRILLED PORTABELLA STEAK

Served with Sautéed Spinach, Lemon Saffron Basmati Rice, French Black Beluga Lentils, Red Wine Mushroom Sauce & Roasted Red Pepper Coulis (GF)

PASTA FLORENTINE

Pasta with Spinach Alfredo Sauce, Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Carrots, Parmesan Cheese and Roasted Red Pepper Coulis

BUTTERNUT SQUASH RAVIOLI

Tossed in Sage Butter with Ratatouille

PORCINI & PORTABELLA SACCHETTI

Parmesan Cream Sauce, Mushrooms, Peas & Carrots

VEGAN LEMON & ASPARAGUS RISOTTO

Shallot, Onion, Garlic, Asparagus, Toasted Almonds, Fines Herbs (GF), Red Pepper Cream Coulis, Mustard Chardonnay Cream Sauce

BUFFET DINNERS

AMERICAN BUFFET

Chuck roast in a rich red wine sauce

Pan-seared chicken breast topped with mushroom Madeira sauce

Roasted new potatoes, Seasonal vegetables

ITALIAN BUFFET

Chicken Cacciatore

Beef Braciole

Pasta Alfredo – Seasonal vegetables

FRENCH BUFFET

Coq au Vin

Beef Bourguignon

Potatoes Au Gratin – Seasonal vegetables

LATIN BUFFET

Chicken Tinga (GF)

Beef Barbacoa (GF)

Drunken Pinto Beans (GF)

Yellow Rice (GF)

CHILDREN DINNERS

Served with veggie sticks, and milk

BREADED OR GRILLED CHICKEN TENDERS

Served with barbeque sauce, ketchup, and tater tots

MACARONI AND CHEESE

Option to add mild Italian sausage

PENNE PASTA

Tossed in marinara or butter and parmesan cheese

DESSERTS

Priced per piece, two dozen minimum order.

Ask about our gluten free and vegan options.

WEDDING CUPCAKES / MINI CUPCAKES

Vanilla, Chocolate, Red Velvet, Pistachio, Pumpkin, Lemon Raspberry, Carrot, Chocolate Salted Caramel, Mocha, Almond, Coconut, Strawberry Champagne, Red Wine Chocolate with Dark Cherry Buttercream, Peach Bellini, Peach with Brown Sugar Bourbon, Limoncello with Mascarpone Buttercream, Tiramisu, London Fog(Chocolate Cake, Earl Grey Buttercream & Caramel), Riesling & Rhubarb Buttercream, Root Beer Float, Orange Creamsicle,  Snickerdoodle, Strawberry Malted Milkshake, White Chocolate Peppermint, Gingerbread, Eggnog, Apple Butter with Salted Caramel

CHOCOLATE-DIPPED STRAWBERRIES

Choice of white, milk, or dark chocolate

SHOOTERS

Banana Cream Pie, Chocolate Peanut Butter, Lemon Berry, Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Lovers, S’Mores, Cookies & Cream, Churro with Spiced Dark Chocolate, Dulce White Chocolate with Apricot & Almond Streusel, Coconut Cream & Roasted Pineapple with Coconut Shortbread, Peppermint Mocha Pots de Crème with Chocolate Crumble, Strawberry & Cream with Vanilla Pound Cake,

Vanilla Mousse & Caramel with Gingered Cashews, Three Chocolate Mousse, Vanilla Caramel & Chocolate layered Pots de Crème, Butterscotch Budino with Caramel, Neapolitan Mousse

FRUIT COBBLER

Apple cherry ginger, strawberry rhubarb, peach, cherry

CREME BRULEE

Vanilla Bean, Coconut Lemon Grass, Ginger, Lemon, Jasmine Honey, Lavender

PANNA COTTA

Vanilla Bean, Honey Chai, Salted Caramel, Coconut Mango Pistachio

Saffron Cardamon Mango

MINI TARTS

Chocolate Salted Caramel, Fresh Fruit, Chocolate Cherry Mascarpone

Malted Milk Chocolate Hazelnut, Rhubarb with Toasted Meringue

Lemon with Fresh Raspberry, Frangipane with Apricot

Chocolate or Vanilla Panna Cotta, Pink Grapefruit with Whipped Cream

MINI PIES & POPS

Pecan, Strawberry Rhubarb, Blueberry, Apple Streusel, Cherry,

Peach Blueberry, Lemon Meringue, Key Lime

MINI CHEESE CAKES

Vanilla, Key Lime, Berry Swirl, Chocolate, Pumpkin, Peanut Butter

COOKIES

Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Oatmeal, Peanut Butter, White Chocolate Cranberry, Oatmeal Raisin, Brown Sugar Toffee, Double Chocolate Chip

MACARONS

Rose, Vanilla, Chocolate, Lavender, Apricot, Hazelnut, Orange Blossom, Salted Caramel, Lemon, Strawberry, Almond, Mocha, Passionfruit, Raspberry, Pistachio

“CELEBRATION” CUTTING CAKE

9 Inch Round Tiered Cake

Vanilla, Chocolate, Red Velvet, Pistachio, Pumpkin, Lemon Raspberry, Carrot, Chocolate Salted Caramel, Mocha, Coconut

SHEET CAKES

Full Sheet Cake –  96 Slices

Half Sheet Cake – 48 Slices

Vanilla, Chocolate, Red Velvet, Pistachio, Pumpkin, Lemon Raspberry, Carrot, Chocolate Salted Caramel, Mocha, Coconut

MOUSSE SHEETCAKES

Full Sheet Cake – 96 Slices

Half Sheet Cake – 48 Slices

Opera, Pistachio & White Chocolate Mousse with Mixed Berry Gelee,

Honey Peach Chamomile, Blueberry Lemon

BRUNCH MENU

All brunch buffets include, coffee, hot tea, water, and assorted juices.

Brunch buffets are priced per person.

Standard Brunch Menu

Assorted Fruit Platter (V,GF)

Scrambled Eggs (GF)

Bacon, Sausage or Turkey Bacon (GF)

Potatoes Choice of Roasted New Potatoes or Hash Browns (V,GF)

Hot Seasonal Vegetables or Cold Fresh Vegetable Platter with Dill Dip (V,GF)

Assorted Breakfast Pastries (V)

Add On’s

Priced Per Person.

Prepared to Order Omelet Station

Red & Green Peppers, Onions, Tomatoes, Spinach, Mushrooms, Cheddar & Swiss Cheese, Ham, Bacon, Italian Sausage.

Chef’s Carved Smoked Pit Ham Station

With Brown Sugar Raisin Sauce and Grained Dijon Mustard (GF)

Sliced Oven Roasted Turkey Station

With Cranberry Sauce and Dijon Mustard Sauce (GF)

Belgian Waffle Spread

With Strawberries and Blueberries, Whipped Cream, Wisconsin Maple Syrup, Whipped Butter & Powdered Sugar (V)

Yogurt Parfait Spread

With Vanilla Yogurt, Banana Slices, Strawberry Slices, Blueberries, Diced Pineapple, Raisins, Chocolate Chips, Honey and Granola

CLASSIC EGGS BENEDICT

English Muffin, Canadian Bacon, Poached Egg topped with Hollandaise Sauce

ROAST BEEF EGGS BENEDICT

English Muffin, Roast Beef, Poached Egg topped with Béarnaise Sauce

ASPARAGUS AND LEEK EGGS BENEDICT

English Muffin, Asparagus, Leeks and Poached Egg with Chevre Dijon Sauce (V)

FLORENTINE EGGS BENEDICT

English Muffin, Tomato, Spinach, Poached Egg topped with Hollandaise (V)

SMOKED OR POACHED SIDE OF SALMON

with Garlic Chive Cream Cheese, Dilled Sour Cream, Red Onions, Hard Boiled Eggs, Capers, Pumpernickel Crostini, Mini Bagels

EGG FRITATTA

Yukon Potato, Mushroom, Leek and Fontina Cheese (V,GF)

Red Potato, Sweet Onion, Roasted Red Pepper and Gouda Cheese (V,GF)

Pasta, Italian Sausage, Red Peppers and Parmesan Cheese

Long Grain Rice, Pit Ham, Green Onions and Manchego Cheese (GF)

EGG STRATA

Bread, Eggs, Bacon, Mushroom and Cheddar Cheese

Bread, Eggs, Ham, Spinach and Swiss Cheese

Bread, Eggs, Caramelized Onions, Red Peppers and Parmesan Cheese (V)

CLASSIC CREAM CHEESE CREPE BLINTZ

Your Choice of:

Blueberry Sauce and Fresh Blueberries (V)

Strawberry Sauce and Fresh Strawberries (V)

Triple Berry Sauce and Lemon Zest (V)

DAYTIME SNACKS

Pre-ceremony, meetings, break-outs

Each platter serves 10 people

MEAT AND CHEESE PLATTER

Cured meats, artisan cheese, and assorted crackers

FRUIT PLATTER

Seasonal fruits

BAR SNACKS

Mixed nuts, olives, trail mix

ASSORTED SANDWICHES

An assortment of Caprese, roast beef, turkey with cranberry

horseradish mayo, ham and pear Panini

LATE NIGHT SNACKS

Also choose from passed or stationed hors d’oeuvres, if desired

FLATBREAD PIZZA

Choice of margherita, chicken alfredo, veggie, pepperoni, or sausage

MILK & COOKIES

MOVIE THEATRE STYLE POPCORN

House made, tossed in butte

WINE

Wine served at the bar will be priced per glass. Table service, including wine pours and champagne toasts, will be priced per bottle. Special order wine will be priced separately per case.

Coastal Vines, Cabernet Sauvignon – California

Coastal Vines, Merlot – California

Coastal Vines, Pinot Noir – California

Ravenswood, Merlot – Sonoma, California

Alamos, Malbec – Mendoza, Argentina

Zen of Zin, Zinfandel – Sonoma, California

Louis Martini, Cabernet Sauvignon – Sonoma, California

Sileni, Pinot Noir – Hawkes Bay, New Zealand

Toasted Head, Untamed Red Blend – California

COCKTAILS

We have a complete bar available with house, premium and top shelf liquor available for your guests to enjoy in moderation.

NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES

Sodas – Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale

Juices – Orange, Apple, Pineapple, Cranberry, Grapefruit

Sparkling Cider

Iced Tea – (Sweetened or Unsweetened) – 3 gallon min.

Fruit Punch – 3 gallon min.

Lemonade – 3 gallon min.

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