Mermaid Signature Events

All menus are created custom for each client, try a customer favorite listed in bold!  

 

Our staff of industry professionals are ready to provide full service consultation for your event needs including 

Venue and equipment rental, entertainment booking, cakes and sweets making, day of coordination, setup and breakdown, timeline planning and more!

Click here for our Bereavement Menu and Jewish Condolences Menu

 

Bar services are available, ask us about our custom all inclusive packages!


 

Signature Artisan Cheese & Charcuterie

Artisan cheeses, charcuterie meats, fresh vegetables with lemon ginger hummus, antipasti, breads and crackers;

Impressively displayed on our custom burnt wood charcuterie boards or chalkboard style; 

Custom expanded charcuterie boards are available 

$5 with any buffet; $6-$11 as a stand alone item 
 

Signature Hors D'oeuvres

Prices are per portion (not per piece!) and are enough for one guest each.  

Hors d'oeuvres are priced as platters and are available served in 

individual cups/plates, specialty displays or butlered for an additional fee. 

You must purchase all items according to your guest count, you cannot order reduced amounts.

Fresh Vegetables   lemon ginger hummus and avocado ranch $3

Fresh Fruit Display   seasonal fruits $5 w/ fruit carving add $125

Watermelon & Mint   watermelon, blueberries, crumbled feta, lemon and fresh mint (avail May - September) $5

Antipasti   Greek style marinated vegetable display $5

Domestic Cheese   as platter $3 on skewers with salami and pepperoni $5

Torch Bruléed Brie   seasonal topping, crackers $3

Prosciutto Crostini   ricotta, seasonal fig jam, fresh herbs on baguette slices $5

Mermaid Crostini   goat cheese, candied pecans, strawberries on baguette slices $4

Mermaid Salad   spring mix, strawberries, goat cheese, candied pecans, poppy seed vinaigrette $4

Farro Salad   fresh arugula, edamame, cherry tomatoes, shredded parmesan, lemon, evoo and fresh herbs $5

Caesar Salad   crisp romaine, shaved parmesan, croutons, lemon pepper yogurt Caesar dressing $2

Salad Bar   fresh greens, vegetables and proteins to build your own salad $7-$12

Pasta Salad   seasonal flavors $3

Soups   choose two seasonal selections $8, +$2 for Rosé Crab Bisque *full service only

Assorted Deli Wraps and Gourmet Sandwiches   cut into ¼’s and served on a platter with chips $9-$16

Gourmet Chicken Salads   seasonal flavors; with crackers $4 on mini croissants $5

Lumpia   chicken, pork or vegetable; hand rolled with sweet and sour sauce $4

Roasted Cremini Mushrooms   sage sausage or potato stuffing $4 spinach and swiss $6 lemon horseradish lump crab $8

Mini Bay Cheddar Potato Biscuits   shaved country ham, whole seed dijon $4 w/ fresh pimiento cheese spread add $3

Cuban Skewers   Virginia ham, swiss, dill pickle, dijon $4

Bacon Cheeseburger Skewers   meatball, bacon, cheese, lettuce, tomato $6

Cocktail Meatballs   choose your favorite seasonal glaze $3 sub meatless or baby portabellas + $3

Beef Canapes   horseradish, arugula, baguette crisp with rare london broil $4 

New Zealand Grass Fed Tenderloin   hand carved with arugula, horseradish cream, red wine demi glace and fresh baguette $13

Salmon Canapes   lemon dill cream, cucumber slices and baked salmon salad $3 smoked Nova salmon $6

Ahi Tuna Poke   over seaweed salad with ginger and wasabi peas $6 served in individual cones or cups

Shrimp Cocktail   tossed in lemon and cilantro with fresh cocktail sauce, large $4, jumbo $6, super colossal $13

Mini Blue Crab Cakes   classic Chesapeake Bay style or lemon horseradish $8

Neptune Cakes   Cold water lobster and shrimp baked with Coastal spices and served with lemon dill cream $6 

Neptune Salad   Cold water lobster and shrimp  in a creamy lemon dill dressing $7 served in individual cups,  split top rolls or lettuce boats

Cold Spreads and Hot Dips Station

Choose two to be displayed side by side, custom flavors available.

Served as a hot dip or a cold spread $6

Bavarian Pretzels and Lager Beer Cheese

Classic Chesapeake Style Lump Crab + $3

Lemon Horseradish Lump Crab +$3

Neptune with Lobster, Shrimp and Blue Crab +$1

Jambalaya with Shrimp, Andouille and Bell Peppers

Spinach Artichoke

Honey Mustard Buffalo Chicken

Southern Pimento Cheese & Shaved Country Ham

Tortillas and Choriqueso

Buffet Style Main Course

Build your perfect main course starting at $21 per person!

Available as family style and plated for an additional fee.

Salads, Choose one

Mermaid Salad   spring mix, strawberries, candied pecans, honey goat cheese, poppy seed vinaigrette +$1

Luau Salad   fresh greens, pineapple, pico de gallo, queso fresco, cilantro lime vinaigrette +$1

Farro Salad   fresh arugula, edamame, cherry tomatoes, shredded parmesan, lemon, evoo and fresh herbs + $2

Caesar Salad   crisp romaine, shaved parm, croutons, lemon pepper yogurt Caesar dressing

Garden Salad   fresh greens and seasonal vegetables, dressings on the side

Salad Bar   fresh greens, vegetables and dressings + $3 w/ proteins + $6

 

Entrees, Choose two

Add an extra entree or shrimp skewer for $6

Grilled chicken, sliced gourmet mushrooms, sweet marsala wine sauce, bowtie pasta   Chicken Marsala

Grilled chicken, fresh parsley and lemon, white wine, evoo and bowtie pasta   Chicken Francese

Grilled chicken, sliced potatoes, cilantro dijon cream sauce   Chicken Dijon

 Grilled chicken, basil, fire roasted tomato cream sauce, bowtie pasta   Chicken Rose

 Grilled chicken, broccoli, roasted garlic alfredo, bowtie pastas   Roasted Garlic Chicken Alfredo

Italian-style beef meatballs, fresh spinach and the comforting flavors of the traditional soup without the broth!   Italian Wedding Tortellini

 Asian vegetables and ginger teriyaki sauce   Chicken Teriyaki

Mixed white and dark meat bone in pieces    Fried or Grilled Chicken

+$4 With dipping sauces   Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders

Grilled chicken yellow rice, bell peppers and onions   Jerk Chicken

Spiced orange marmalade, teriyaki or francese   White Sea Bass

+$8 Classic Chesapeake Bay style lump blue crab cakes   Chesapeake Crab Cakes

 +$5 Lobster, shrimp and blue crab   Neptune Cakes

Carolina pork, golden chicken or sticky beef with coleslaw and slider rolls   Pulled BBQ

Tender pork medallions with gourmet mushrooms and a sherry cream sauce   Pork ala Sherry

Braised in hard apple cider and whole seed dijon with stew vegetables   Apple Dijon Pork Roast

Sage gravy and whole berry cranberry sauces   Kettle Fried Turkey Breast

+$2 Prime beef tenders braised in dark red wine demi glace with stew vegetables   Beef Burgundy

 Angus meatballs with gourmet mushrooms and a sour cream demi glace with penne   Meatballs Stroganoff

Korean Beef Short Ribs   bone-in short ribs braised in a aged soy sweet and spicy sauce + $6

+$4 Whiskey maple glaze   Sliced BBQ Brisket

+$2 Braised with stew vegetables in Irish stout   Corned Beef Brisket

Sub shrimp in any chicken entree, large +$3 jumbo +$5

Sub tofu or portobello +$3

 

Sides, Choose two

Baby Red Potatoes   creamed with garlic and herbs

Delmonico Potatoes   white cheese gratin cubed potatoes, buttered panko crumb topping

Mashed Potato Bar   favorite toppings +$3

Baked Potato Bar   with russet or sweet potatoes and favorite toppings +$3 with both +$5

Mac n Cheese   southern style or rotini beer cheese

Vegan Mac   elbow pastas, coconut milk creamed sweet potato, kale, pecans +$1

Risotto   white truffle and wild mushroom creamed arborio rice 

Loaded Vegan Risotto   coconut milk creamed arborio rice, gourmet mushrooms, roasted tomatoes, spinach +$1

Potato Bread Dressing with sage sausage +$1

Green Beans Slow cooked country style or blanched and sauteed with lemon and grape tomatoes

Green Bean Casserole Blanched green beans, gourmet mushroom bechamel, fried onions +$1

Green Vegetable Medley Broccoli, asparagus, green beans and brussel sprouts in balsamic and lemon +$2

Glazed Carrots brown sugar and cinnamon glazed sliced carrots with a dash of cayenne

Collards Slow cooked country style

Charred Brussels Sprouts balsamic, lemon and evoo $1

Season Vegetable Medley balsamic, lemon and evoo

 

Bread, Choose one

Yeast Dinner Rolls

Cornbread

 +$1 Cheddar Bay Biscuits

 +$1 Garlic Knots


 

Chef Action Stations

Substitute one or both of your entrees for a live Chef attended action station!

*Additional attendant labor and equipment fees may apply; add $4 if a stand alone or extra entree

 

Carving Station

Horseradish creme, dark red wine demi glace   New Zealand Grass Fed Beef Tenderloin +$11

Horseradish creme, au jus   Aged Boneless Prime Rib +$8

Red eye gravy or pineapple chutney   Virginia Ham +$2

  Sage gravy, whole berry cranberry sauce   Kettle Fried Turkey Breast +$2

 Herb roasted with apricot chutney   Pork Tenderloin +$2

 

Martini Glass Station

White Truffle Mushroom Risotto with dijon chicken +$3 with beef tenderloin +$7

Shrimp and grits Creole style with andouille and bell peppers or Southern style with country ham and cheddar +$4

Signature pastas Choose two of your favorite pastas made fresh for your guests +$2

Torch Seared Ahi Tuna Sweet and spicy cold noodles, raspberry ponzu, cucumber +$4

Fruits de Mer Lump crab, large shrimp, sea scallops, PEI mussels in sherry cream +$6

 

Kid’s Stations

Click here for our Kids Party Packages!

Minimum order of 10 portions and a separate display area is required

$12 per portion

 

Kid’s Buffet

Chicken tenders or roasted chicken legs, mac n cheese, ants on a log and chips

 

Kid’s Snack Bar

Pigs in a blanket, ants on a log, cheese cubes and crackers, popcorn bar with toppings with mini popcorn machine, dirt cups




 

Breakfast & Brunch

 Our breakfast and brunch packages can be customized to any event style!


 

Easy Continental $12

Breakfast fruit breads and spreads, assorted mini pastries, Greek yogurt parfait, orange juice

Add to our hot breakfast buffet or Chef's action station for $4

 

Signature Continental $15

Breakfast fruit breads and toasted brioche with butters and spreads, assorted pastries, Greek yogurt parfait, 

cold breakfast sandwich bar with biscuits, croissants, bagels, hams, mini chilled omelets, cheeses, fresh greens and spreads

 

Hot Breakfast Buffet $17

Baked Frittata choose southwest style, ham/broccoli/cheddar, caprese style or veggie

Hash Brown Cheese Casserole buttered cornflake topping

French Toast Casserole sweetened cream cheese glaze

Maple Sausage Links substitute bacon $2 substitute maple glazed spiral ham $4

Add our Signature Southern Biscuits and Sage Sausage Country Gravy for $4

 

Morning Chef Action Stations

Add a Chef attended action station to your 

breakfast or brunch event for a fun and customized twist!

Custom Morning Chef Action Station combinations are available.

Add hash brown or french toast casserole for $4

Additional labor or equipment charges may apply.  

 

Whole eggs and egg whites, meats, veggies and cheeses Omelets $16

 Classic waffles, variety of toppings and syrups Chicken and Waffles $16

 Andouille sausage, bell peppers, onions and spiced bechamel Creole Shrimp & Grits $18

Southern biscuits, country ham, pan fried chicken cutlets, sage sausage country gravy, poached egg Big Country$16

 Classic, crabcake, rustic or sweet potato Benedicts $18


 

Desserts

Signature Dessert Mousse

Choose two of our award winning seasonal flavors!

Impressively displayed and served in mini bamboo cones on our custom burnt wood stands for full service events or in mini clear cups for drop offs;

$3 each or $2 per portion as a dip  

Pungo Strawberry Shortcakes

Local sugar macerated strawberries, freshly baked drop shortcakes and whipped cream

$4 as a platter or $5 in individual cones

(available May-September only)

Red, White & Blue Cones

Watermelon, blueberries, fresh mint and whipped cream in individual cones

$5

(available May-September only)

Brownies & Blondies

Brownies and chocolate chip blondies

$3 or $4 for vegan or gluten free

 

Custom seasonal dessert platters and cakes are also available!




 

Terms & Conditions for Event Catering

*Minimum 20 portions per order, per item.

*All orders include all hot box drop off, disposable platters, sweet tea and lemonade.  Disposable utensils, plates and cups are available for an additional $1.50 per person.  Wire stand and sterno setup for drop off events are an additional $25 per hot item and disposable plates, utensils and cups are $1.50 per guest and subject to product availability; real chaffer setups are included in all full service events. Tables, linens and ice are not included and are the responsibility of the customer.

*A 30% event fee is added to all orders and covers basic administrative costs, our event coordinator's commissions, the non alcoholic beverage station of sweet tea and lemonade, cake cutting (if needed), packaging costs, delivery and setup.  It does not include full service labor, gratuity or meal taxes.

Service fees and meal taxes are applied to the subtotal of the invoice.

 

*Labor costs are $180 per attendant for four hours of event time, you are not charged for standard setup and breakdown time.  One attendant per 50 guest is required. Signature services such as butlered appetizers, signature displays and Chef action stations will require one additional attendant per 50 guests. 

Labor costs do not include gratuity.  Gratuity is always appreciated for great service but is not required.

 

*Delivery up to 50 miles from Town Center, Virginia Beach is included.  

A charge of $3 per mile for drop off events is applied for deliveries over 50 miles.  Full service travel fees will depend on the number of attendants traveling.