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Before placing your order, please inform your server if a person in your party has a food allergy.

Within this menu listing, items marked with an * are served raw or undercooked, or contain (or may contain) raw or undercooked ingredients.

 

TOTE BAG LUNCH

Crimson Catering's On-the-Move service features Locally Baked Breads & Desserts, Dietz and Watson Meats & Cheeses and Fresh Produce (local when possible). V denotes vegetarian options.

Classic Sandwich Tote Bag Lunch – $9.50 each
Signature Sandwich Tote Bag Lunch – $10.25 each

Add a Side Salad – $2 additional:

  • Fresh Fruit Salad
  • Pasta Salad
  • Dijon Potato Salad
  • Mediterranean Salad
  • Israeli Couscous Salad
  • Southwest Black Bean & Corn Salad

All sandwiches are presented on our Chef's choice of Freshly Baked Breads

Classic Sandwich Selections

  • Thinly Sliced Medium Rare Roast Beef*
  • Honey Cured Virginia Ham and Swiss Cheese
  • Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Albacore Tuna Salad
  • Tender Chicken Salad
  • Chicken Caesar Salad Wrap
  • Hummus, Peppers, Tomatoes, and Sprouts – V
  • Focaccia Caprese – V

Signature Sandwich Selections

  • The Dunster ~ Rare Roast Beef*, Plum Tomatoes & Fresh Mozzarella with Basil Aioli on Ciabatta
  • The Annenberg ~ Thai BBQ Flank Steak*, Napa Cabbage Slaw, Shredded Veggies, Brown Sugar Rice Wine Vinaigrette in a Wrap
  • The Leverett ~ Thinly Sliced Roast Beef*, Horseradish Cheese, Fresh Arugula & Caramelized Onions on a Baguette
  • The Adams ~ Oven Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Chutney, Sage Stuffing & Mayonnaise on a Country Wheat Roll
  • The Kirkland ~ Roasted Turkey, Balsamic Marinated Mushrooms, Sliced Cucumber, Lettuce, & Tomato in a Wrap
  • The Lowell ~ Sliced Chicken, Smoked Ham, Swiss Cheese, Whole Grain Mustard & Field Greens on Ciabatta
  • The Cabot ~ Pesto Grilled Chicken with Provolone Cheese, Vine Ripe Tomato & Fresh, Mixed Greens on a Baguette
  • The Currier ~ Hard Salami, Sopressata, Prosciutto, Provolone, Field Greens & Olive Tapenade on an Italian Roll
  • The Eliot ~ Honey Cured Ham, Brie, Mixed Greens & Tomatoes on a Flaky Croissant
  • The Mather (V) ~ Goat Cheese, Arugula, Apple Butter, Celery & Walnuts on a Country Wheat Roll
  • The Pforzheimer (V) ~ Smoked Tofu & Herb Infused Grilled Vegetables in a Wheat Wrap
  • The Quincy (V) ~ Grilled Portobello Mushrooms, Eggplant, Roasted Peppers, Red Onion & Gorgonzola on Focaccia
  • The Winthrop (V) ~ Field Greens, Roasted Tomatoes, Marinated Artichokes, Hummus & Feta Cheese in a Wrap

 

LUNCH A LA CARTE

Deli Platter Buffet
$15.50 per person ~ 15 person minimum

  • Platters of Sliced Dietz and Watson Meats & Cheese: Turkey, Ham, Roast Beef*, Cheddar, Swiss, & American
  • Chef's Selection of Breads & Rolls
  • Select two of the following sides: Fresh Fruit Salad, Pasta Salad, Dijon Potato Salad, Creamy Cole Slaw, Mixed Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette, Israeli Couscous Salad, Southwest Black Bean & Corn Salad
  • Condiment platter including: Lettuce, Tomato, Spanish Onion & Dill Pickle Spears
  • Freshly Baked Cookies, Brownies & Gourmet Dessert Bars

Sandwich Platter
24 Half Sandwiches (See Classic and Signature Sandwich descriptions)

  • Assorted Classic Sandwiches – $87.50
  • Assorted Signature Sandwiches – $99.75
  • Bags of Assorted Chips and Pretzels – $1.60 per bag
  • Freshly Baked Cookies and Brownies– $1.60 each
  • Assorted Gourmet Bar Cookies– $2.25 each
  • Seasonal Whole Fruit– $1.60 each

Kabob Platters
4 oz. kabobs, served room temperature; 20 Kabob Minimum

  • Grilled Chicken – $4 per kebob
  • Marinated Beef* – $5 per kebob
  • Grilled Shrimp – $5.75 per kebob
  • Grilled Vegetable – $4.25 per kebob

 

SOUP'S ON...

Exceptional Soups are delivered in our one gallon soup tureen complete with ladle, bowls, spoons and an assortment of Freshly Baked Rolls or Oyster Crackers.
 

  • Beef Barley & Vegetable ~ Tender Beef, Barley, Tomatoes, Onions & Carrots simmered in homemade Beef Stock
  • Chicken Vegetable with Rice ~ Tender Chicken, Rice & Summer Vegetables in Homemade Chicken Stock
  • New England Clam Chowder ~ A rich, traditional New England Chowder made from Clams, Onions, Potatoes, Bacon & Butter, finished with Light Cream
  • Tomato & Basil (V) ~ Ripened Tomatoes with Olive Oil, Sherry & Fresh Herbs
  • Mediterranean Eggplant & Zucchini (V) ~ Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Summer Squash, Green Peppers & Tomatoes
  • White Bean & Escarole (V) ~ A rustic soup made from White Beans, Escarole, homemade Vegetable Stock, Olive Oil & Seasonings
  • Vegetarian Chili (V) ~ Chef's Variety of Vegetables
  • Seasonal Soup ~ Ask about our delicious seasonal offerings

$43.75 per gallon ~ Serves 16 guests

 

SCHOLARLY SALADS

Salad Platters
Order our healthy salads individually or create your own platter lunch. There is a 10 person minimum for a platter.

Boxed Salads
Any of the gourmet salads can be packed individually providing you and your guests a variety of choices. All boxed meals include a Hearth Baked Roll, Gourmet Bar Dessert and Cutlery. $2.45 per person extra

 

Caesar Salad
Romaine Lettuce with Herbed Croutons, Parmesan Cheese & Classic Caesar Dressing

$8.45 per person

  • Add Grilled Chicken – $12.50 per person
  • Add Marinated Flank Steak* – $14.50 per person
  • Add Grilled Shrimp – $15.50 per person

 

Chicken & Pasta Salad
Basil Roasted Chicken & Cheese Tortellini Pasta Salad tossed with Grilled Garden Vegetables in Vinaigrette

$12.50 per person
   


Chef's Salad
Honey Roasted Ham, Oven Roasted Turkey, Roast Beef* & Cheeses on a bed of Baby Lettuce, Garden Fresh Vegetables & Herb Vinaigrette Dressing on the side, served with Hearth Baked Rolls

$14.50 per person



Middle Eastern Delight (V)
Hummus, Tabbouleh and Baba Ghanoush presented on Mixed Greens, Feta Cheese, Kalamata Olives with Carrot & Celery Sticks garnished with Toasted Pita Chips

$13.50 per person



Caprese Salad (V)
Tomatoes & Miniature Buffalo Mozzarella tossed in a Basil Vinaigrette, served with Focaccia

$12.50 per person



Mediterranean Salad (V)
Marinated Artichokes, Tomatoes, Kalamata Olives, Green Peppers, Red Onion, Potatoes & Feta Cheese tossed in Balsamic Vinaigrette on Mixed Greens, served with Grilled Flat Breads

$11.45 per person

  • Add Grilled Chicken – $13.50 per person
  • Add Marinated Flank Steak* – $15.50 per person

 

Asian Salad

  • Select One: Teriyaki Marinated Flank Steak* or Orange Miso Glazed Salmon with Scallions,
  • Sesame Soba Noodles & Crisp Vegetables on Baby Greens

$15.50 per person

 

Vegetarian Antipasto (V)
Marinated Artichoke Hearts, Mushrooms, Kalamata Olives, Roasted Red Pepper, Pepperoncini, Grilled Eggplant, Tomatoes & Assorted Cheeses on a Bed of Hearts of Romaine and served with Focaccia

$13.50 per person

 

HOT LUNCH BUFFETS
There is a 15-person minimum for all buffets. All hot buffets require an attendant. The charge for this attendant will be $30 per hour with a five-hour minimum.

Classic American

  • Mixed Green Salad topped with Garden Vegetables, served with Chef's Choice of Dressings
  • Mini Burgers & Mini Hotdogs
  • Boston Baked Beans
  • Condiments to include: Lettuce, Tomato, American Cheese, Pickles, Onion, Mustard, Ketchup, Mayo & Relish
  • Individual Bags of Chips
  • Chocolate Chunk Cookies

$16.50 per person • 25 person minimum


New England
Classic New England Clam Chowder & Oyster Crackers

Select One Salad:

  • New England Mesclun Salad with Crumbled Blue Cheese, Cranberries, Toasted Walnuts & Raspberry Vinaigrette
  • Beefsteak Tomato Salad with Caramelized Bermuda Onions & Herb Vinaigrette

Select One Entree:

  • Boston Baked Scrod with Ritz Cracker Crumbs & Lemon-Pepper Sauce
  • New England Apple & Sage Stuffed Chicken Breast
  • Butternut Squash Stuffed Ravioli with Sage Brown Butter Sauce
  • Seasonal Vegetable
  • Hearth Baked Rolls & Butter
  • Boston Cream Pie

$21.00 per person • 25 person minimum

 

Pacific Rim

  •     Vegetarian Spring Rolls with Asian Dipping Sauce
  •     Spicy Marinated Cucumber Salad with Sweet Soy Chile Vinaigrette
  •     Ginger & Scallion Marinated Flank Steak*
  •     Vegetarian Stir-Fry
  •     Thai Coconut Rice
  •     Macaroons & Fortune Cookies

$19.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

North End

  • Vegetarian Minestrone Soup
  • Select One Salad: Classic Caesar Salad with Shaved Parmesan & Toasted Croutons
  • Caprese Salad Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Fresh Mozzarella, & Fresh Basil
  • Focaccia Triangle
  • Vegetarian Lasagna ~ Lasagna noodles layered with Fresh Vegetables in a Cream Sauce
  • Chicken Marsala ~ Chicken braised in a mixture of Marsala, Butter, Mushrooms & Spices
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Tiramisu

$19.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

Greek

  •     Greek Salad ~ Tomato, Feta, Olives, Red Onion, Cucumber, Mixed Greens & Greek Vinaigrette
  •     Build Your Own Pita: Mint & Cumin Marinated Chicken & Herb Grilled Beef Tips
  •     Accompaniments to include: Tabbouleh, Baba Ghanoush, Hummus, Pita Pockets, Diced Tomato, Shredded Lettuce & Tzatziki Sauce
  •     Roasted Potatoes with Lemon & Herbs
  •     Baklava

$19.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

CHILLED LUNCH BUFFETS

There is a 15-person minimum for all buffets. All hot buffets require an attendant. The charge for this attendant will be $30 per hour with a five-hour minimum.

 

Winthrop Street's Favorite
Fresh Field Green Salad with Garden Vegetables & Balsamic Vinaigrette

  • Grilled Marinated Chicken Breast
  • Herb Grilled Shrimp
  • Israeli Couscous Salad
  • Fire Roasted Seasonal Vegetables
  • Rustic Rolls & Butter
  • Tea Cookies

$22.75 per person • 25 person minimum

 

The Tuscany
Insalata Caprese – Vine Ripe Tomatoes, Basil & Fresh Mozzarella Salad with Cracked Pepper & Virgin Olive Oil

Choose Two Entrées:

  • Roasted Basil Pesto Chicken
  • Pepper Seared Flank Steak* topped with Tomato Relish
  • Grilled Salmon with Lemon Basil Aioli
  • Herb Infused Grilled Vegetable Salad
  • Italian Orzo Salad
  • Focaccia Triangles & Breadsticks with Butter & Olive Oil
  • Mini Cannoli & Italian Cookies

$20.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

Niçoise Salad
Build-Your-Own:

  • Field Greens, Grilled Marinated Tuna, Hard Boiled Eggs, Red Skin Potatoes, String Beans, Artichoke Hearts, Niçoise Olives & Herb Vinaigrette
  • Baguettes & Butter
  • Apple Cranberry Almond Tart & Blueberry Tart

$20.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

Mediterranean

  • Tuscan Salad – Mesclun Greens, Plum Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Olives & Gorgonzola with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Choose Two Entrées:
  • Moroccan Chicken with Green Olives & Lemon
  • Grilled Herb Encrusted Flank Steak*
  • Grilled Mediterranean Vegetable Stack with Basil Olive Oil
  • Marinated Asparagus Spears & Roasted Red Peppers
  • Couscous Salad
  • Pita Triangles, Grilled Flatbreads & Hummus
  • Toasted Almond Bars & Apricot Crumb Bars

$20.50 per person • 25 person minimum

 

Latin
Chilled Gazpacho Soup or Mixed Greens Salad

Grilled Flatbreads

Choose Two Entrées:

  • Grilled Salmon with Cilantro Lime Citrus Salsa
  • Grilled Chicken with Papaya Salsa
  • Grilled Flank Steak* with Chimichurri Sauce
  • Spanish Rice Salad – Brown Rice, Tomatoes, Onion & Cilantro tossed in a White Wine Vinaigrette
  • Southwest Black Bean Salad – Black Beans with Corn, Red & Green Peppers, Onion & Tomatoes
  • Chocolate Raspberry Bars & Lemon Bars

$20.50 per person • 25 person minimum