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!
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
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
+$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
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
Minimum order of 10 portions and a separate display area is required
$12 per portion
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
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
(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, 12.5% meal tax, delivery and setup. It does not include full service labor or gratuity.
Service fees 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.