SAMPLE WEDDING MENUS

These sample menus are provided to give you an example of our offerings. Call 866.683.3586 for more information, or if you have any questions we could answer for you.

Elegant Wedding Reception

Upon your arrival at The Ryland Inn, your guests are warmly greeted with the
Signature Wedding Cocktail

Cocktail Hour to Include:

An assortment of 8 passed hors d’oeuvres

 

Cold Canapés

Roquefort Mousse, Apple, Walnut, Balsamic Reduction

Spicy Tuna Tartare on Crispy Wonton

Heirloom Beets, Goat Cheese Mousse and Toasted Almonds

Grass-Fed Beef Tartare, Mustard Cracker

Ceviche of Day Boat Scallops, Orange Segments, Fine Herbs

Shrimp Salad with Avocado Mousse

Mini Lobster Rolls

Smoked Salmon, Caviar, Crème Fraiche, Dill

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onion and Watercress

Chilled Potato and Leek Soup with Chives

 

Hot Hors D’ Oeuvres

Tempura Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Sauce

Quiche with Broccoli and White Cheddar

Petite Maryland Crab Cakes, Sauce Remoulade

Chicken Satay with Tamarind and Thai Basil

Crispy Shitake Spring Rolls, Peanut Sauce

Crispy Pork Belly, Cinnamon Spiked Applesauce

Potato Pancakes, Smoked Salmon Dip

Mini Beef Wellingtons

Seasonal Hot Soup Shooters

 

Small Plate Presentation

(Please Select Two)

Baby Lamb Chops

Potato Puree

House-Made Cavatelli

Golden Raisins, Capers, Brown Butter, Lemon

Orechiette

Bacon, Cream, English Peas

 

Cold Stations to Include:

Display of Domestic and Imported Artisanal Cheeses
With a Focus on Domestic to reflect flavors of Local Creameries
Garnished with crackers, house made breads, fruit preserves & Nuts

Seasonal Fruit Display

Italian Antipasto

A Tuscan Feast of Italian Cured Meats
Genoa Salami, Sopressata, Prosciutto, and Pepperoni

Assorted Olives and Marinated Mushrooms

Caprese of Fresh Mozzarella & Fresh Basil Drizzled with Olive Oil

Marinated and Roasted Vegetables

Mediterranean Specialties
Hummus, Tapenade, Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Bruschetta (Seasonal)
Fried Pita, Olive and Herbed Focaccia, Rustic Breads

Chef Interaction Selections

 

Carving Board

(Please choose 2 items)

Smoked Virginia Ham, Hawaiian Rolls, Whole Grain Mustard Glaze

*

Porchetta
Slow roasted Boneless Pork
Broccoli Rabe with Lemon Vinaigrette

*

Tenderloin of Beef, Horseradish Crème

*

Free Range Turkey, Cranberry Relish

*

Salmon Wellington, Lemon Caper Sauce

 

Risotto Station

Carnaroli Rice
Seasonal Assortment of Vegetables

*

Wild Mushrooms and Truffle Oil
Shaved Parmesan

Other Possibilities:
Roasted Tomatoes, Basil (Seasonal)

Short Rib

Spring-Peas and Morels

Summer-Roasted Corn

Fall-Butternut Squash

 

The Main Event:

Three course plated dinner

 

First Course

(Please select one)

Asparagus Salad: Green and White Asparagus, Frisee

Ryland Inn Beet Tasting: Goat Cheese Mousse, Hazelnuts,

Bitter Chocolate Crumbs, Mixed Lettuces, Cider Vinaigrette

The Ryland Inn Salad: Fresh Herbs, Seasonal Fruit, Candied Nuts, Blue Cheese

Arugula Salad: Lemon, Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano, Crispy Shallots, Radish

 

Seasonal Intermezzo

Elderflower Cordial

 

Entrée

(Please select two)

Day Boat Halibut: Sugar Snap Peas, Oyster Mushrooms,
Parsley Root, Lemon Thyme

*

Organic Irish Salmon: Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Asparagus,
Mushroom Cream Sauce

*

Pan Roasted Tile Fish: Creamy Polenta, Broccoli Rabe,
Lemon Vinaigrette, Pinenut Chutney

*

Short Rib of Beef: Potato Puree, Baby Carrots, Gremolata

*

Dry Aged Strip Steak or Filet Mignon: Crushed Fingerling Potatoes,
Creamed Spinach, Cabernet Reduction

*

Griggstown Chicken: Farro, Broccoli Rabe, Parsnip Puree, Thyme Jus

*

Vegetarian Option Available

The Ryland Inn takes pride in serving Natural, Hormone and Antibiotic Free Meats

 

Dishes subject to change based on Seasonal Availability

 

Sweet Endings

Custom Wedding Cake

*

Petit Fours

*

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Fireside S’mores

Graham Crackers, Marshmallows, Hershey Squares, Reese’s PB Cups

 

Beverages

Premium Open Bar, Champagne, Coffee, Tea, and Soft Drinks

Market Place Menu

Upon your arrival at The Ryland Inn, your guests are warmly greeted with the
Signature Wedding Cocktail

Cocktail Hour to Include:

An assortment of 8 passed hors d’oeuvres

 

Cold Canapés

Roquefort Mousse, Apple, Walnut, Balsamic Reduction

Spicy Tuna Tartare on Crispy Wonton

Heirloom Beets, Goat Cheese Mousse and Toasted Almonds

Grass-Fed Beef Tartare, Mustard Cracker

Ceviche of Day Boat Scallops, Orange Segments, Fine Herbs

Shrimp Salad with Avocado Mousse

Mini Lobster Rolls

Smoked Salmon, Caviar, Crème Fraiche, Dill

Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Caramelized Onion and Watercress

Chilled Potato and Leek Soup with Chives

 

Hot Hors D’ Oeuvres

Tempura Shrimp, Sweet and Sour Sauce

Quiche with Broccoli and White Cheddar

Petite Maryland Crab Cakes, Sauce Remoulade

Chicken Satay with Tamarind and Thai Basil

Crispy Shitake Spring Rolls, Peanut Sauce

Crispy Pork Belly, Cinnamon Spiked Applesauce

Potato Pancakes, Smoked Salmon Dip

Mini Beef Wellingtons

Seasonal Hot Soup Shooters

 

Small Plate Presentation

(Please Select Two)

Baby Lamb Chops

Potato Puree

House-Made Cavatelli

Golden Raisins, Capers, Brown Butter, Lemon

Orechiette

Bacon, Cream, English Peas

 

Cold Stations to Include:

Display of Domestic and Imported Artisanal Cheeses
With a Focus on Domestic to reflect flavors of Local Creameries
Garnished with crackers, house made breads, fruit preserves & nuts

Seasonal Fruit Display

Italian Antipasto

A Tuscan Feast of Italian Cured Meats

Genoa Salami, Sopressata, Prosciutto, and Pepperoni

Assorted Olives and Marinated Mushrooms

Caprese of Fresh Mozzarella & Fresh Basil Drizzled with Olive Oil

Marinated and Roasted Vegetables

Mediterranean Specialties

Hummus, Tapenade, Spinach & Artichoke Dip, Bruschetta (Seasonal)

Fried Pita, Olive and Herbed Focaccia, Rustic Breads

 

The Main Event:

Served to your Guests Tableside
(Please select one)

Asparagus Salad: Green and White Asparagus, Frisee

Ryland Inn Beet Tasting: Goat Cheese Mousse, Hazelnuts,

Bitter Chocolate Crumbs, Mixed Lettuces, Cider Vinaigrette

The Ryland Inn Salad: Fresh Herbs, Seasonal Fruit, Candied Nuts,

Bleu Cheese

Arugula Salad: Lemon, Shaved Parmigiano Reggiano,

Crispy Shallots, Radish

 

Chef Interaction Selections

(Please Select 3 from the following)

Carving Board

(Please choose 2 items)

Smoked Virginia Ham, Buttermilk Biscuits, Whole Grain Mustard Glaze

*

Porchetta

Slow roasted Boneless Pork

Broccoli Rabe with Lemon Vinaigrette

*

Tenderloin of Beef, Horseradish Crème

*

Free Range Turkey, Cranberry Relish

*

Salmon Wellington Lemon Caper Sauce

Complimented by Seasonal Vegetable and Potato

 

Farm to Table Comfort Foods

Braised Short Ribs

*

Chicken Pot Pie

*

Organic Cheddar Mac N Cheese

*

Creamy Polenta with Roasted Seasonal Vegetables

 

Under the Tuscan Sun Pasta Station

Presented with Two of the Following Sauces

Bolognese

Eggplant Pomodoro

Shrimp Pesto

Sweet Sausage, Broccoli Rabe

Sundried Tomatoes & Ricotta Salata

 

Risotto Station

Carnaroli Rice

Seasonal Assortment of Vegetables

*

Wild Mushrooms and Truffle Oil

Shaved Parmesan

Other Possibilities:

Roasted Tomatoes, Basil (Seasonal)

Short Rib

Spring-Peas and Morels

Summer-Roasted Corn

Fall-Butternut Squash

 

Coastal Flavors

Ryland Inn Bouillabaisse

An assortment of the freshest fish and shellfish

Married with onions, tomatoes, white wine, olive oil, garlic,

Saffron and farm fresh herbs

*

Mussels with Pernod and Fennel

*

Shrimp and Potatoes with Garlic Butter Sauce

 

Ocean Fresh

Your Choice of One of the Following Seafood Items

Chef’s Seasonal Preparation

Organic Irish Salmon

*

Pan-Roasted Halibut

*

Mahi Mahi

*

Tile Fish

Seasonal Accompaniments Based on Fish Selection

Sweet Endings

Custom Wedding Cake

*

Petit Fours

*

Chocolate Covered Strawberries

Fire Side S’mores

Graham Crackers, Marshmallows, Hershey Squares, Reese’s PB Cups

 

Beverages

Premium Open Bar, Champagne, Coffee, Tea, and Soft Drinks

April thru November