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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. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

 

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